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Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Sep 22

    West Valley City DUI Results in Various Property Damage

    West Valley City DUI Results in Various Property Damage
    Fortunately only property was damaged in West Valley City over the weekend as a man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol-more commonly known as a DUI –crashed into several things, ultimately ending the ride lodged in the…
  • Sep 17

    Man Arrested Videoing Police; Files First Amendment Violation Suit

    Man Arrested Videoing Police; Files First Amendment Violation Suit
    It is being speculated that the activities of law enforcement across the nation haven’t been this much in the public eye since the 1960s and 70s. While much of this is being connected to the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, it seems…
  • Sep 15

    Alleged Bomb Plot Results in Illegal Firearm Possession Charge

    Alleged Bomb Plot Results in Illegal Firearm Possession Charge
    What started as an arrest of a Utah man more than a year ago for an alleged terrorist plot has resulted in the final charge of illegal firearm possession. According to a report from KSL news, the FBI called the original arrest a…
Rank this Week: 969

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 22

    No on Proposition 47

    No on Proposition 47
    Proposition 47 on California's ballot would reduce a potload of felonies to misdemeanors.  The District Attorney of San Francisco is a sponsor.  On the other side of the Bay, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley is…
  • Sep 22

    Nitrogen Executions Considered Seriously

    Nitrogen Executions Considered Seriously
    We have mentioned several times on this blog the possibility of dumping lethal injection and returning to gas as a method of execution.  One possibility is to simply displace oxygen with a neutral gas, the cheapest and most readily…
  • Sep 22

    News Scan

    News Scan
    American Man Confesses to Brutal Murder in Indonesia: Police in Indonesia have announced that a Chicago man has confessed to murdering his girlfriend's mother in a Bali hotel while the three of them were there on vacation last month. …
Rank this Week: 247

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

Covers law and legal information in the Philippines. From Fred Pamaos.

http://attyatwork.com
  • Sep 22

    Church Annulment and Court Annulment

    Church Annulment and Court Annulment
    Annulment, loosely referring to the processes of declaration of nullity or annulment itself, is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 20

    The Abad Incident: Statement from the Faculty of the University of the Philippines School of Economic

    The Abad Incident: Statement from the Faculty of the University of the Philippines School of Economic
    [Note: On 17 September 2014, University Student Council and the UP School of Economics Student... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 19

    Palabra de Honor

    Palabra de Honor
    Whenever I have to go out under a heavy downpour, I’m reminded of the 1980s commercial of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 317

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Sep 22

    Relator autoriza progressão de regime para Delúbio Soare

    Relator autoriza progressão de regime para Delúbio Soare
    O ministro Luís Roberto Barroso, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), deferiu pedido de progressão no regime de cumprimento da pena para o ex-tesoureiro do Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) Delúbio Soares, condenado na…
  • Sep 22

    Íntegra do voto do ministro Dias Toffoli em ADI contra lei gaúcha

    Íntegra do voto do ministro Dias Toffoli em ADI contra lei gaúcha
    Leia a íntegra do relatório e voto do ministro Dias Toffoli, do Supremo Tribunal Federal, na Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI) 1949, que teve a liminar confirmada na sessão…
  • Sep 22

    Programação da Rádio Justiça desta terça-feira (23)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça desta terça-feira (23)
    Revista Justiça O “Revista Justiça” desta terça-feira destacará as Eleições 2014, e entrevista o juiz do TJRN José Herval Sampaio Junior e o advogado especialista em direito…
Rank this Week: 99

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 22

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum
    A frequent question from visitors is “What is your oldest book?”. For printed books, there are four contenders for the distinction. All of them were printed in 1471, seventeen years after Johan Gutenberg produced the first printed…
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
  • Sep 5

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Yale Law Library Rare  Book Fellowship. Here are the details. FIXED DURATION POSITION: 6 months from date of hire; non-renewable EXPECTED START DATE: Jan/Feb 2015 (flexible start date)
Rank this Week: 254

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Sep 22

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum
    A frequent question from visitors is “What is your oldest book?”. For printed books, there are four contenders for the distinction. All of them were printed in 1471, seventeen years after Johan Gutenberg produced the first printed…
  • Sep 17

    Today -- Research Workshop: Law Library Tour, Wednesday, September 17, 3:10 pm

    Today -- Research Workshop: Law Library Tour, Wednesday, September 17, 3:10 pm
    Tour the Law Library (with a Law Librarian) Today, Wednesday, September 17
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
Rank this Week: 852

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Woman Injured By Lifeguard SUV While Sunbathing At Venice Beach

    Woman Injured By Lifeguard SUV While Sunbathing At Venice Beach
    A 25-year-old woman who was sunbathing on the beach in Venice was run over and injured by a lifeguard SUV. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred the afternoon of September 15, 2014. Officials say a lifeguard was responding…
  • Sep 18

    Girl Critically Injured In Anaheim Crosswalk Accident

    Girl Critically Injured In Anaheim Crosswalk Accident
    An 11-year-old girl suffered critical injuries in an Anaheim car accident after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the morning…
  • Sep 12

    Off Duty LAPD Officer Killed In Torrance Motorcycle Accident

    Off Duty LAPD Officer Killed In Torrance Motorcycle Accident
    Erick Alcaraz, a 24-year-old LAPD officer was killed in a motorcycle accident in Torrance when he was off-duty. According to a KTLA news report, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred the evening of September 6 2014 at South Western Avenue and…
Rank this Week: 41

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 22

    ISIS versus Khorasan

    ISIS versus Khorasan
    by Jens David Ohlin by Jens David Ohlin The United States continues to launch airstrikes against ISIS. Not only is it unclear if the airstrikes are working to dislodge ISIS from its territory, but recent press reports suggest that ISIS is not…
  • Sep 22

    On the Perennial U.S. War Powers Fight

    On the Perennial U.S. War Powers Fight
    by Deborah Pearlstein by Deborah Pearlstein For readers interested in the domestic U.S. law and history of how the U.S. government authorizes the use of force abroad, I had a little piece this weekend over at Daily Beast summarizing the state…
  • Sep 22

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 22, 2014

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 22, 2014
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by…
Rank this Week: 231

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Why Do We Have So Many Fatal Motorcycle Crashes Here?

    Why Do We Have So Many Fatal Motorcycle Crashes Here?
    Two motorcyclists were unfortunately killed in two crashes in Tarrant County just last weekend. Already more than 20 people have died while riding their bikes here this year. That's way too many, as readers of this blog have seen my rants…
  • Sep 18

    Should You Hire A Board Certified Lawyer?

    Should You Hire A Board Certified Lawyer?
    Yes, absolutely. Having just received a notice from the State Bar of Texas that I had been recertified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, I wanted to explain what that means and why that is important to someone who is considering…
  • Sep 17

    GM Has Begun To Pay Claims Of Defective Ignition Switch Victim

    GM Has Begun To Pay Claims Of Defective Ignition Switch Victim
    General Motors announced that it has agreed to compensate the families of 19 people who died in wrecks caused by its faulty ignition switch. It has already received 107 claims for wrongful death -- far more than the 13 deaths it admitted…
Rank this Week: 418

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 22

    After assault charge in Baltimore, Prince George’s officer suspended

    After assault charge in Baltimore, Prince George’s officer suspended
    (AP) A Prince George’s County police officer has been suspended after he was charged with assault over the weekend. Prince George’s police say that Baltimore police charged Officer Michael O’Connell with second-degree…
  • Sep 22

    Voters asked to approve lockbox for transportation fund

    Voters asked to approve lockbox for transportation fund
    Maryland voters unfamiliar with a ballot question that would create a lockbox on state transportation funds will be hearing about it in the coming weeks.
  • Sep 22

    Baltimore firm to co-chair NHL concussion litigation

    Baltimore firm to co-chair NHL concussion litigation
    A Baltimore law firm has been selected as co-lead class counsel in a lawsuit brought by former National Hockey League players accusing the league of not doing enough to protect players from concussions.
Rank this Week: 291

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 22

    Meet Kim Jong Un's New Nuclear Warrior

    Meet Kim Jong Un's New Nuclear Warrior
    You probably missed the obituary. But on July 7, when North Korean media announced the death of the 88-year-old senior North Korean official Jon Pyong Ho, it highlighted an important but largely ignored development in Pyongyang's effort to…
  • Sep 22

    Call of Duty: Star Video Game Director Takes Unusual Think Tank Job

    Call of Duty: Star Video Game Director Takes Unusual Think Tank Job
    Though he's never served in the military, Anthony is not a novice when it comes to understanding the way wars are fought, and where warfare might be heading. While developing Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Anthony consulted with soldiers...
  • Sep 22

    The Arab War on Terror

    The Arab War on Terror
    What was the new meaning and direction of the Arab world? At the time, no one could be sure. Now, however, it's become clear. The imperative -- the felt imperative, that is -- to fight terrorism has relegated the demands...
Rank this Week: 175

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Sep 22

    School Bus Accident in Columbia, SC, Injures Six on Garners Ferry Road

    School Bus Accident in Columbia, SC, Injures Six on Garners Ferry Road
    Columbia, SC — Six people were hurt and had to be sent to the hospital after the school bus they were riding in was hit by a utility truck in Columbia, South Carolina, on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The accident happened in the 8800…
  • Sep 22

    Mark Castillo Killed in Construction Accident at Residence Inn in Tyler, TX

    Mark Castillo Killed in Construction Accident at Residence Inn in Tyler, TX
    Tyler, TX — Mark Castillo has been identified as the man was killed after falling four floors at the Resident Inn in Tyler, Texas, near the intersection of West Heritage Drive and South Broadway Avenue. The accident took place last…
  • Sep 22

    Brad Griffitt Injured in Tanker Truck Accident on Anthony Wayne Trail in Maumee, OH

    Brad Griffitt Injured in Tanker Truck Accident on Anthony Wayne Trail in Maumee, OH
    Maumee, OH — Three members of a construction crew were injured when a tanker truck passed by and hit their lighted sign truck in Maumee, Ohio, on Friday, September 19, 2014. Brad Griffitt and a co-worker were working along Anthony Wayne…
Rank this Week: 60

McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 22

    GM Recalls 221,000 Sedans for Brake Pad Fire Risk

    GM Recalls 221,000 Sedans for Brake Pad Fire Risk
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 221,558 vehicles for a brake pad defect that may pose a fire hazard. 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS and 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala sedans are included in the recall, with 205,309 of these vehicles in the U.S.…
  • Sep 17

    SeaWorld Drive Closed After Fatal Street Racing Accident

    SeaWorld Drive Closed After Fatal Street Racing Accident
    One person was killed and another seriously injured in a street racing accident in Mission Bay on Sunday evening. The incident occurred just after 5pm Sunday. According to San Diego police, two vehicles, a silver Corvette and black…
  • Sep 15

    Staying Safe and Cool in San Diego's Heat Wave

    Staying Safe and Cool in San Diego's Heat Wave
    San Diego is in the midst of a heat wave, with record-breaking temperatures and a heat advisory expected through Tuesday evening. Temperatures on the field at Qualcomm Stadium were well above 100 degrees during Sunday afternoon's…
Rank this Week: 601

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 22

    Ninth Circuit Rejects Apel's First Amendment Claim on Remand

    Ninth Circuit Rejects Apel's First Amendment Claim on Remand
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law When the United States Supreme Court decided United States v. Apel in February 2014, the Court's analysis of a protest on/outside a military facility focused on the…
  • Sep 22

    CFP: Ferguson Conference at University of Missouri School of Law

    CFP: Ferguson Conference at University of Missouri School of Law
    A call that should be of interest to many ConLawProfs: Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson at the University of Missouri image via Here are some details on the call for works-in-progress:…
  • Sep 19

    Eleventh Circuit Upholds City Increase in Pension Fund Contribution

    Eleventh Circuit Upholds City Increase in Pension Fund Contribution
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Eleventh Circuit ruled this week in Taylor v. City of Gadsden that a city's increase in the mandatory contribution paid by public employees to the city's pension fund did not violate the...
Rank this Week: 519

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Sep 22

    Study Group "Confidentiality Agreement" Immediately Disclosed

    Study Group "Confidentiality Agreement" Immediately Disclosed
    Above the Law reports that someone, or multiple someones, sent it a copy of a confidentiality agreement that one member of a law-school study group apparently proposed to the others. Why does a study group need a confidentiality agreement?…
  • Sep 19

    Suspension Likely for Lawyer Who Photoshopped Herself Into Celebrity Photo

    Suspension Likely for Lawyer Who Photoshopped Herself Into Celebrity Photo
    Yes, it is goofy to show up for court dressed like Thomas Jefferson (see "I Am Incompetent, Lawyer Argues Unnecessarily" (Sept. 18)), but at least that guy didn't pretend he was Jefferson or that he and TJ were actually…
  • Sep 18

    "I Am Incompetent!" Lawyer Argues Unnecessarily

    "I Am Incompetent!" Lawyer Argues Unnecessarily
    Last Friday, Dennis Hawver argued to the Kansas Supreme Court that he should not be disbarred for his representation of Phillip Cheatham in a 2005 trial. As you may suspect, that trial that did not go well for the…
Rank this Week: 870

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Sep 22

    Six More Ways to Beautify Your Legal Writing Plus Alternative Damage

    Six More Ways to Beautify Your Legal Writing Plus Alternative Damage
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Judges shouldn't judge your briefs by their looks, but it can't hurt to make a good impression. In this issue of LitigationWorld, legal writing expert Ed Good has six more beautification tips for your briefs.…
  • Sep 22

    Review of Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100 Plus 87 More Must-Read

    Review of Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100 Plus 87 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 88 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Sep 19

    iPhone 6 and 6 Plus First Impressions; Reviews of OneNote, Acronis, ShadowProtect; Manual Review Versus Predictive Coding

    iPhone 6 and 6 Plus First Impressions; Reviews of OneNote, Acronis, ShadowProtect; Manual Review Versus Predictive Coding
    Today's issue of Fat Friday contains these articles: Neil Squillante, First Impressions Of The IPhone 6 And IPhone 6 Plus Gary Chodorow, Review: OneNote Keith Collins, Review: Acronis And ShadowProtect Michael Duffy, Manual Document Review…
Rank this Week: 729

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

Covers lawsuits, settlements, accidents, crimes, and dangerous products being recalled.

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Sep 22

    5 Things You Should Never Do During a Divoce

    5 Things You Should Never Do During a Divoce
    Divorce can be painful and extremely stressful.  As bad as it is, certain actions and behaviors can make things worse and send tempers and emotions flaring.  Check out this list[...]The post 5 Things You Should Never Do During a…
  • Sep 3

    Top Reasons People Divorce

    Top Reasons People Divorce
    Married couples get divorced for a whole host of reasons.  Learn what the top reasons for divorce are over at Divorce Help 360. What do you think the top reasons[...]The post Top Reasons People Divorce appeared first on Legal News &…
  • Aug 18

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOHN A. MONTEVIDEO

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOHN A. MONTEVIDEO
    For the past 35 years, John A. Montevideo has been dedicated to providing impeccable legal representation for clients dealing with the repercussions of both personal injuries as well as work[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOHN A. MONTEVIDEO…
Rank this Week: 922

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 22

    Guest Post: Spousal Support: Heads She Wins, Tails He Lose

    Guest Post: Spousal Support: Heads She Wins, Tails He Lose
    I have been a fan of Ontario lawyer/writer KAREN SELICK (karenselick.com) for many years and appreciate her “tell-it-like-it-is” approach to some of Canada’s absurd laws. Karen wrote the piece below on spousal support…
  • Sep 18

    Debunking the Myths About Canada’s Proposed Prostitution Law

    Debunking the Myths About Canada’s Proposed Prostitution Law
    The Harper government’s new prostitution Bill C-36, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, has polarized stakeholders as evidenced in the ongoing hearings before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee,…
  • Sep 11

    Divorce Fraud Leads to 17 years in Prison

    Divorce Fraud Leads to 17 years in Prison
    California businessman Steven Zinnel, age 50, thought he could get away with cheating his wife, his two teenage children, and the bankruptcy court, but he was wrong….boy was he wrong! Zinnel and his wife, of Gold River, separated in…
Rank this Week: 847

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Sep 22

    Pedestrian Injured in San Antonio Hit-and-Run

    Pedestrian Injured in San Antonio Hit-and-Run
    A man was injured last week after being struck by a hit-and-run driver at a San Antonio intersection. Authorities are searching for the driver.
  • Sep 22

    Elderly Woman Killed in Bicycle Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in Bicycle Accident
    An elderly woman in New York City has after being struck by a bicyclist in Central Park. Authorities are investigating the incident.
  • Sep 22

    18-Wheeler Accident in East Texas Leaves Two Dead

    18-Wheeler Accident in East Texas Leaves Two Dead
    Two tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 20 in East Texas, leaving two people dead. Authorities are investigating the accident.
Rank this Week: 172

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Monday miscellany

    Monday miscellany
    A press release late last week happily announced the launch of WIPO Pearl, a new database which, it is promised, will provide free access to a wealth of multilingual scientific and technical terminology. As it explains, in relevant…
  • Sep 22

    The Great British Vanishing Act: where has home-grown patent filing gone?

    The Great British Vanishing Act: where has home-grown patent filing gone?
    Considering that cats spend most of their time fast asleep,they can be remarkably productive.  If only they could bepersuaded to file more UK patent applications ...Katfriend, patent attorney and IP enthusiast Peter Arrowsmith (a…
  • Sep 21

    Litigating patents? It's conference time ...

    Litigating patents? It's conference time ...
    It's not actually true to say that Europe, having first been afflicted by a new, complex and idiosyncratic patent system, has now been smitten by a plague of patent conferences in its wake. However, there do seem to be a few of them…
Rank this Week: 135

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Share buybacks - cause for concern?

    Share buybacks - cause for concern?
    Several recent articles (in The Economist, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal) highlight the spate of buybacks by blue chip companies over the last year, and raise some concerns arising out of this seemingly shareholder-friendly…
  • Sep 21

    RBI Allows FDI against “Legitimate Dues”

    RBI Allows FDI against “Legitimate Dues”
    Hitherto, an Indian company could issue shares to a non-resident against payment obligations only in certain circumstances. These related to “lump-sum technical know-how fee, royalty, External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) (other than…
  • Sep 21

    Report on Gender Diversity in Corporate Board

    Report on Gender Diversity in Corporate Board
    The issue of board diversity has acquired considerable prominence in recent times. Although there can be various hues to the concept of diversity, one manifestation relates to gender diversity and the requirement for women directors on…
Rank this Week: 313

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 22

    Competition Law Review - Volume 10 Issue 1

    Competition Law Review - Volume 10 Issue 1
    Competition Law Review - Volume 10 Issue 1 Contents Competition Law Review - Volume 10 Issue 1 Editorial Editorial - ‘Competition law and the Courts’ in view of the Interface between Law and Economics Herwig CH Hofmann Articles…
  • Sep 22

    Exit Deterrence

    Exit Deterrence
    Martin C. Byford, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and Joshua S. Gans, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management; NBER have a wonderful paper on Exit Deterrence. Recommended! ABSTRACT: This paper is the…
  • Sep 22

    Determinants of Self-Reporting Under the European Corporate Leniency Program

    Determinants of Self-Reporting Under the European Corporate Leniency Program
    Cung Truong Hoang, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Kai Huschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Ulrich Laitenberger, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) - Competition and Regulation Research Group; KU…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Sep 22

    The legal memorandum is not dead

    The legal memorandum is not dead
    Stetson's Kirsten Davis recently published an article arguing that the traditional legal memorandum is not dead. While some lawyers may read a memo on a computer screen instead of on paper, Davis argues that on-screen reading does not change…
  • Sep 19

    New article criticizes the use of student evaluations of professor

    New article criticizes the use of student evaluations of professor
    Professors Philip B. Stark and Richard Freishtat of Berkeley have posted a new article pointing out flaws in the use of student evaluations of professors. Among their criticisms, they point our biases in the ratings and argue that students…
  • Sep 18

    Justice John Paul Steven

    Justice John Paul Steven
    Retired U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice paid a visit today to The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where he met with members of the Stevens Inn of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. Pictured here is Justice Stevens in...
Rank this Week: 881

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 14

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

http://pricebenowitzlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    White House Security Breaches an Appalling DC Rite of Passage

    White House Security Breaches an Appalling DC Rite of Passage
    By Seth Price, personal injury attorney and founding partner Sept. 22, 2014 Some people mark the amount of time they’ve spent in Washington, DC by presidential candidates or by the party that has controlled the House or Senate. After…
  • Sep 19

    Georgetown Sophomore Succumbs to Meningiti

    Georgetown Sophomore Succumbs to Meningiti
    A Georgetown University student who died earlier this week had bacterial meningitis, the most potentially deadly and infectious form of the disease, according to media reports.
  • Sep 18

    NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Faces Federal Grand Jury Review, Wrongful Death Action

    NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Faces Federal Grand Jury Review, Wrongful Death Action
    As reported by The Wrap, NASCAR star Tony Stewart’s case in the death of a fellow driver has been forwarded to a grand jury for review.
Rank this Week: 932

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    An Illinois  compounding pharmacy is…

    An Illinois  compounding pharmacy is recalling a long list of drugs shipped to medical offices and patients in six states because the drugs-- which are inhaled, injected or used as eye drops-- may not be sterile.Martin Avenue…
  • Sep 22

    Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Potentially Contaminated Drug Product

    Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Potentially Contaminated Drug Product
    Pharmacy Creations has voluntarily recalled four product lots (see below) following testing results conducted by Front Range, Inc., its former independent testing laboratory, that indicated that the product lots may have the potential of not…
  • Sep 22

    Dried fish shipped nationwide recalled due to potential for botulism

    Dried fish shipped nationwide recalled due to potential for botulism
    A Brooklyn-based importer is recalling certain packages of its dried vobla -- a type of fish -- because they may be contaminated with the spores that cause…
Rank this Week: 656

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 22

    Arab Bank Found Liable for Supporting Hamas in Landmark Terror Funding Trial

    Arab Bank Found Liable for Supporting Hamas in Landmark Terror Funding Trial
    A U.S. jury on Monday found Arab Bank PLC liable for providing assistance to Hamas. The legal defeat for the largest financial institution in Jordan marks the first jury verdict against a bank in a civil terrorism-finance case.
  • Sep 22

    Public Support for Same-Sex Marriage Hovering Near 50%

    Public Support for Same-Sex Marriage Hovering Near 50%
    In just two years, the number of states where same-marriage is legal has more than tripled from six to 19. The movement's most recent legal inroads, though, have yet to translate into broader national support for allowing gays and lesbians to…
  • Sep 22

    Former Howrey Partners Contribute Another $1.5 Million

    Former Howrey Partners Contribute Another $1.5 Million
    Three-and-a-half years after Howrey LLP shut its doors, another 31 former partners of the bankrupt law firm have agreed to chip in money to pay back Howrey’s creditors.
Rank this Week: 31

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 594

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 22

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct
    Former West Harvey-Dixmoor Elementary District 147 Superintendent, Alex Boyd Jr., 67, was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to two counts of official misconduct for stealing $78,000. Boyd was originally charged with 20…
  • Sep 15

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job
    Authorities announced today that a former McHenry County police officer, Ryszard Kopacz, of Wauconda, faces new felony charges for selling drugs while on duty. Kopacz, 30, was arrested days after beginning his job with the Richmond Police…
  • Aug 20

    Cook County State's Attorney: Stricter Gun Laws, Relax Pot Law

    Cook County State's Attorney: Stricter Gun Laws, Relax Pot Law
    According to Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, Illinois needs to relax marijuana laws and create tougher gun laws. Before a special legislative panel, Alvarez explained that in order to deter street violence with limited resources,…
Rank this Week: 179

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    What Harvard Law Students Tell Themselves When The Demons Come

    What Harvard Law Students Tell Themselves When The Demons Come
    Harvard student argues that making as much money as possible is good for the world.
  • Sep 22

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.22.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.22.14
    * New York court authorizes service over Facebook. Finally, a reason to use Google Plus. [Slate] * Texas struck down the statute banning upskirt photos. The decision is more interesting than the sound byte press it’s getting. [Popehat]…
  • Sep 22

    Law Schools Invest In Very Sturdy Deck Chair

    Law Schools Invest In Very Sturdy Deck Chair
    Law schools are experiencing their own version of the housing bubble.
Rank this Week: 8

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Sep 22

    New Blog Worth Following: Federal Taking

    New Blog Worth Following: Federal Taking
    Here's one to definitely add to your blogroll: Federal Takings, by the rails-to-trails litigation practice at Arent Fox, including our frequent guest blogger, Thor Hearne. The focus is on rails-to-trails cases, but also by necessity covers…
  • Sep 19

    No Taking When Sheriff Took His (Medical) Weed

    No Taking When Sheriff Took His (Medical) Weed
    Here's one to add to the "unusual takings cases" category, at which we looked at last week. In Young v. Larimer County Sheriff's Office, No. 13CA1338 (Sep. 11, 2014), the sheriff raided Mr. Young's (medical) marijuana grow and seized as…
  • Sep 17

    Happy Constitution(s) Day

    Happy Constitution(s) Day
    On the day we celebrate Constitution Day (or should we say Khaaaaan-stitution Day?) we have to admit that pretty much nothing beats One Named Kirk's reading of the Preamble. He might be from Iowa, but that guy who plays him is from north of…
Rank this Week: 530

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentive

    Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentive
    I just posted my symposium essay from U.C. Irvine's Meaning of Myriad Conference: Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentives. Here is the abstract—comments welcome!In four patentable subject matter cases in the past…
  • Sep 17

    Sean Seymore on Utility

    Sean Seymore on Utility
    In patent cases, the term “hindsight bias” refers to fact-finders’ tendency to use their knowledge of the invention at issue in their analysis of whether that invention would have been obvious. This error occurs when…
  • Sep 16

    Introducing New Blogger: Dmitry Karshtedt

    Introducing New Blogger: Dmitry Karshtedt
    I am delighted to welcome Stanford Law & Biosciences Fellow Dmitry Karshtedt as a new Written Description blogger. Before going into law, Dmitry completed a Ph.D. in chemistry from UC Berkeley and worked as a staff scientist for a…
Rank this Week: 929

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Sep 22

    Reuters Discusses Asian Utilities’ Sales of U.S. LNG Supplies to Europe

    Reuters Discusses Asian Utilities’ Sales of U.S. LNG Supplies to Europe
    An article by Reuters discusses attempts by Japanese and Indian utilities to divert some of their contracted-for U.S. LNG supplies to Europe amidst the companies’ realizations that their home markets will not be able to absorb the…
  • Sep 22

    Magnolia LNG Receives Coast Guard and PHMSA Approvals for LNG Export Terminal

    Magnolia LNG Receives Coast Guard and PHMSA Approvals for LNG Export Terminal
    Magnolia LNG announced today that the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Letter of Recommendation approving the Waterway Suitability Assessment for Magnolia’s proposed LNG export terminal at Lake Charles, La., finding that the Calcasieu…
  • Sep 19

    U.S. House Passes Bill to Expedite LNG Export

    U.S. House Passes Bill to Expedite LNG Export
    Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, which includes provisions to expedite LNG exports in Title III, the “Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act.’’  The provisions require that, for…
Rank this Week: 48

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Sep 22

    Fed. Ct. Seeking to Curtail Post-Trial Juror Contact

    Fed. Ct. Seeking to Curtail Post-Trial Juror Contact
    One federal court in Louisiana is considering imposing some of the toughest restrictions in the country on post-trial juror contact and discussions. The proposed changes include: - Requiring attorneys to obtain permission from the court prior…
  • Sep 19

    Juror's Internet Research Leads to New Trial for Death Row Inmate

    Juror's Internet Research Leads to New Trial for Death Row Inmate
    This is the second time that I have seen a death row conviction overturned because of a juror's improper use of the Internet. The first case, Dimas-Martinez v. Arkansas, involved a juror who could not stop tweeting about the trial....
  • Sep 19

    Juror's Internet Research Leads to New Trial for Death Row Inmate

    Juror's Internet Research Leads to New Trial for Death Row Inmate
    This is the second time that I have seen a death row conviction overturned because of a juror's improper use of the Internet. The first case, Dimas-Martinez v. Arkansas, involved a juror who could not stop tweeting about the trial....
Rank this Week: 666

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Taylor Law

    Taylor Law
    Defendants are the President and two other members of the Executive Board of the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA). They have been indicted for Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree and related crimes arising from their role in…
  • Sep 22

    Respondent has submitted a memorandum

    Respondent has submitted a memorandum
    Respondent was admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York by the Second Judicial Department. At all times relevant to these proceedings, respondent maintained an office for the practice of law within the First Judicial…
  • Sep 21

    New York's Penal Law § 15.20...cont

    New York's Penal Law § 15.20...cont
    The defendant claims as a first prong of his defense that he is entitled to raise the defense of mistake of law under section 15.20(2)(a) because his mistaken belief that his conduct was legal was founded upon an official...
Rank this Week: 878

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Sep 22

    Association for Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texa

    Association for Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texa
    My recent post about the new ED Tex bar website, reminded me that I wanted to call to readers' attention the page concerning the new Association for Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texas. If you are a...
  • Sep 22

    2014 ED Texas Bench / Bar partners - the Federal Circuit Bar Association & Center for American and International Law

    2014 ED Texas Bench / Bar partners - the Federal Circuit Bar Association & Center for American and International Law
    I have neglected to note that this year the Eastern District of Texas Bar Association (have I mentioned its fancy new website?) is partnering with not just the Federal Circuit Bar Association, but also the Center for American and…
  • Sep 22

    Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Standing Denied

    Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Standing Denied
    Automotive Body Parts Association v. Ford Global Technologies, 4:13cv070 (9/17/14) Judge: Ron Clark Holding: Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Standing Denied Magistrate Judge Mazzant issued a report and recommendation in this case recommending…
Rank this Week: 275

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Seven Injured In Reseda Head On Crash

    Seven Injured In Reseda Head On Crash
    Seven people were injured after two vehicles collided head-on at a Reseda street intersection. According to a news report in the CBS Local news report, the two-car crash occurred at the intersection of Sherman Way and Tampa Avenue the night…
  • Sep 15

    One Killed, Several Injured In Huntington Beach Car Accident

    One Killed, Several Injured In Huntington Beach Car Accident
    One person was killed and four were hospitalized with injuries in a chain-reaction car accident in Huntington Beach. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal multi-vehicle wreck occurred the afternoon of September…
  • Sep 12

    Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Crash

    Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Crash
    A woman has died several days after she was severely injured in a Santa Ana hit-and-run accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, 56-year-old Martha Rodriguez died from injuries suffered in a car accident, which…
Rank this Week: 72

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Another Case Shows the Importance of Prescriber Depositions to Successful Summary Judgment Motion

    Another Case Shows the Importance of Prescriber Depositions to Successful Summary Judgment Motion
    The overarching background of this case obviously involves highly complex medical issues as well as a real human tragedy.  Nevertheless, the outcome is ultimately determined by a relatively straightforward application of Virginia…
  • Sep 20

    Sunsetting Cy Pre

    Sunsetting Cy Pre
    We missed a day this week, so here's an extra post to make up for it.This opinion, Redman v. RadioShack Corp., Nos. 14‐1470, et al., slip op. (7th Cir. Sept. 19, 2014), doesn’t even mention cy pres, but its rationale could be…
  • Sep 19

    Eleventh Circuit Says Forget It to Fixodent Daubert Appeal

    Eleventh Circuit Says Forget It to Fixodent Daubert Appeal
    We admit that we never gave much thought to denture adhesive, and until recently our knowledge of denture adhesive products was gained mainly from watching commercials that tend to run during daytime television or reruns of Murder, She…
Rank this Week: 182

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Sep 22

    53-year-old Saginaw Man Who Served 30 Years in Prison for Rape Linked to Recent Sexual Assault

    53-year-old Saginaw Man Who Served 30 Years in Prison for Rape Linked to Recent Sexual Assault
    53-year-old Larry D. Currington of Saginaw was recently jailed without bond after being charged in three recent sexual assaults, one involving a woman in Saginaw’s Old Town district, according to news reports at Mlive.com. Currington…
  • Sep 17

    Holland Man Staying at Rescue Mission Charged with Indecent Exposure

    Holland Man Staying at Rescue Mission Charged with Indecent Exposure
    Last week, 29-year-old Anthony Scott Currier of Holland was arrested and charged with indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person after two incidents in the area involving exposure of his private parts, according to a news article at…
  • Sep 16

    Tennessee Truck Driver Charged with Kalamazoo Woman’s Rape at Knifepoint

    Tennessee Truck Driver Charged with Kalamazoo Woman’s Rape at Knifepoint
    On September 9th, 57-year-old Calvin Ray Kelly was charged in the rape of a woman in Kalamazoo at knifepoint, according to news reports at Mlive.com. Kelly was officially charged with one count each of attempted first-degree criminal sexual…
Rank this Week: 568

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 22

    New York Governor Signs Climate Change Resiliency Legislation Into Law

    New York Governor Signs Climate Change Resiliency Legislation Into Law
    And the New York climate change news keeps rolling in…. Today, in conjunction with Climate Week 2014 in New York City, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into state law the Community Risk and Resiliency Act. In today's press release, the…
  • Sep 22

    Diversion: Saturday in the Wood

    Diversion: Saturday in the Wood
    On Saturday I participated in a habitat restoration project with the Friends of Somme Preserves at Somme Woods in Northbrook, about 20 miles northwest of Chicago. We spent the morning clearing buckthorn, which is choking forests by crowding…
  • Sep 22

    NYC's plan to reduce GHG emissions in city buildings 80 percent by 2050

    NYC's plan to reduce GHG emissions in city buildings 80 percent by 2050
    You probably read over the weekend that New York City has committed to reduce GHG emissions from city buildings by 80 percent by 2050. Here is how the City plans to do it, from its website: This plan employs the...
Rank this Week: 376

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 79

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
Rank this Week: 181

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved its highest ever whistleblower award – at least $30 million to $35 million – to a whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP.“Our client exposed extraordinarily…
  • Sep 19

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to increase rewards for Wall Street whistleblowers. Holder says the increased rewards will encourage potential whistleblowers to come forward, potentially preventing another financial…
  • Sep 12

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 8

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 8
    Meridian Surgical Partners has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that claimed the surgery center operator paid doctors above fair market value for services, which is against the anti-kickback statute of the False…
Rank this Week: 329

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

Podcast covering recent developments in New Jersey and Federal law. From Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    New Jersey Franchisees Claim that they are Employees of Franchisor

    New Jersey Franchisees Claim that they are Employees of Franchisor
    In Naik v. 7-Eleven, Inc., (U.S. District Court. D.N.J., Civil No. 13-4578), certain 7-Eleven franchisees in New Jersey alleged that they are employees, not independent contractors, of the franchisor, and that the franchisor violated the…
  • Sep 19

    Free Educational Seminar – 1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective

    Free Educational Seminar – 1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective
    The law firm of Stark & Stark and the accounting firm of Hill, Barth & King LLC are co-hosting a free seminar titled “1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective,” which will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 8:00…
  • Sep 15

    Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce

    Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce
    Maria Imbalzano, Esq., Shareholder and Co-Chair of Stark & Stark's Divorce Group, authored the article "Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce," which was published on September 10, 2014 in U.S.1.
Rank this Week: 252