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beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 6

    FDA Guidance – Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Device

    FDA Guidance – Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Device
    Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff – Postmarket Management of  Cybersecurity in Medical Devices – This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on:…
  • Feb 6

    Market Valuation of Tax Avoidance and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Market Valuation of Tax Avoidance and Corporate Social Responsibility
    Inger, Kerry Katharine and Vansant, Brian, Market Valuation of Tax Avoidance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Does the Market Discount Corporate Robin Hoods? (January 4, 2016). Available for download at SSRN:…
  • Feb 6

    OPM to issue new requirements for personnel background investigations by contractor

    OPM to issue new requirements for personnel background investigations by contractor
    Via Nextgov: “Contractors that conduct background investigations for the federal government will have to report information security incidents to the Office of Personnel Management within half an hour, are required to use smartcards as…
Rank this Week: 22

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 6

    Joseph Drouhin Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru 2006

    Joseph Drouhin Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru 2006
    For dinner tonight I made Slow Cooker Beef Burgundy from Cook's Illustrated (so that we could go to the Vigil Mass and have dinner ready when we got home). Beef Burgundy? Maybe a Burgundy wine? So I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 3

    Regulating mid-term LLC operating agreement limitations of fiduciary dutie

    Regulating mid-term LLC operating agreement limitations of fiduciary dutie
    In principle, I agree with Josh Fershee's analysis of opting out of the fiduciary duty of loyalty in the LLC setting: At formation, then, those creating an LLC would be allowed to do whatever they... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 3

    Do shareholder care about say on pay disclosures or just results?

    Do shareholder care about say on pay disclosures or just results?
    Just results, it appears: This paper examines the impact of enhanced executive remuneration disclosure rules under UK regulations introduced in 2013 on the voting pattern of shareholders. Based on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 174

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 30

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 6

    USPTO Patent Quality Chat Webinar Serie

    USPTO Patent Quality Chat Webinar Serie
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be offering the next webinar in its Patent Quality Chat webinar series on February 9, 2016 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (ET). The latest webinar, which will be hosted by Kathleen Fonda of the Office of…
  • Feb 6

    Webinar on Functional Claiming

    Webinar on Functional Claiming
    The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) will be offering a webinar entitled "Putting the Fun in Functional Claiming: §112(f) and Related Indefiniteness Considerations after Williamson v. Citrix and Nautilus v. BioSig"…
  • Feb 6

    Webinar on Enablement and Written Description

    Webinar on Enablement and Written Description
    Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Section 112(a) Enablement and Written Description: Leveraging CCPA and Early Federal Circuit Decisions -- Capitalizing on Past Precedent to Withstand 112(a) Rejections and Attacks…
Rank this Week: 137

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 592

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Feb 6

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 64

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Feb 6

    Virgin Islands Supreme Court: Advocacy 1, Contempt 0

    Virgin Islands Supreme Court: Advocacy 1, Contempt 0
    The Virgin Islands Supreme Court has reversed an order finding an attorney in contempt of court. The attorney represented a mother whose children had been taken from her and was trying to get them back. The purported contempt came when...
  • Feb 5

    Actual Innocence Not Required To Sue For Legal Malpractice In Iowa

    Actual Innocence Not Required To Sue For Legal Malpractice In Iowa
    Actual innocence need not be proven for a defendant to sue a criminal defense attorney for malpractice, according to a decision of the Iowa Supreme Court In the present case, the plaintiff faults his former criminal defense attorneys for…
  • Feb 5

    Shame On You; Private Admonition On Me

    Shame On You; Private Admonition On Me
    The Iowa Supreme Court has privately admonished an attorney who sent an ex parte email to the judge reviewing an arbitration award of a county bar association. His (non-frivolous) beef with the award was that his former attorney was the...
Rank this Week: 188

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 472

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Feb 6

    Protéger des Noms Fictif

    Protéger des Noms Fictif
    Un nom fictif est un atout de l’entreprise. Il est le nom avec lequel les consommateurs viendront à associer un bien ou un service par rapport à votre compagnie. La protection des noms fictifs est l’un des meilleurs…
  • Jan 31

    Ouvrir un Restaurant en Floride en 2016

    Ouvrir un Restaurant en Floride en 2016
    La Floride est un endroit idéal pour ouvrir un restaurant en 2016. Le nombre de restaurants en Floride du Sud est plus important que jamais. Des centaines ont surgi au cours des 10 dernières années. La Floride du Nord est…
  • Jan 24

    Immigration et la Nouvelle Limite de l’Impôt sur les Succession

    Immigration et la Nouvelle Limite de l’Impôt sur les Succession
    Selon l’IRS, un impôt sur les successions est un impôt sur votre droit de transférer la propriété à votre décès. Il se compose d’un compte de tout ce que vous possédez…
Rank this Week: 470

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    How a California Power of Attorney Work

    How a California Power of Attorney Work
    A power of attorney is a document authorizing someone to act on your behalf with respect to financial and contractual matters. Among other acts, a person holding your power of attorney may sell your house, write checks from your bank account,…
  • Feb 5

    How the Estate Tax Will Work in 2016

    How the Estate Tax Will Work in 2016
    The new year is a good opportunity to reconsider your estate planning needs. You should periodically review, and if necessary revise, your will, trust, and other estate planning documents such as a durable power of attorney, to keep your…
  • Feb 3

    What Happens if My Estate is Insolvent?

    What Happens if My Estate is Insolvent?
    Normally when we talk about estate planning, we assume there will be an estate with sufficient assets to provide for a person’s heirs. What happens if you die with more debts than assets? In legal terms, this is known as an…
Rank this Week: 586

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 116

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    Big Money and Big Science: The Battle Over CRISPR

    Big Money and Big Science: The Battle Over CRISPR
    CRISPR: It’s simply a billion dollar matter of learning more or earning more. At least that’s the view of a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist at the Los Angeles Times. “A case of big money shaping science” said the…
  • Feb 5

    California's Stem Cell Agency to Tackle Host of Touchy Issues on Human Genetic Change

    California's Stem Cell Agency to Tackle Host of Touchy Issues on Human Genetic Change
    California's stem cell agency yesterday embarked on what is likely to be an exhaustive review of genetic alteration of human embryos with likely recommendations for changes in the $3 billion research effort.The 11-year-old agency plans to…
  • Feb 4

    Coverage Concluded on California Human Genetic Modification Conference

    Coverage Concluded on California Human Genetic Modification Conference
    The California Stem Cell Report is concluding its live coverage of today's California conference on human genetic modification of human embryos. The quality of the stem cell agency's audiocast is so poor that it is impossible to compile an…
Rank this Week: 581

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 6

    Saturday Open Thread

    Saturday Open Thread
    There's another GOP Debate tonight. I'm not wtching. The Super Bowl is tomorrow and probably won't watch that either but that's cuz I'm really work busy. I'm a big Cam fan so pulling for anthers. Open Thread. [[ This is a content…
  • Feb 5

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Thread [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 4

    Belated Post Debate Thread

    Belated Post Debate Thread
    Sorry. Should have put up a thread. Update (TL): Thanks, BTD. I didn't even realize there was a debate tonight until just now. That's how studiously I've been avoiding news about New Hampshire. Here's an AP recap of the first half. [[…
Rank this Week: 3

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Feb 6

    Fighting for the last few percent of 50/50 custody

    Fighting for the last few percent of 50/50 custody
    I’ve had a few custody cases the past few years in which my client has had a goal of equal time with his or her child only to be offered very close to, but not quite, equal time. Sometimes, when I don’t think my client has a…
  • Feb 5

    Respecting the ongoing duty to supplement written discovery response

    Respecting the ongoing duty to supplement written discovery response
    South Carolina case law recognizes the fundamental importance of discovery to preparing a lawsuit for trial: The primary objective of discovery is to ensure that lawsuits are decided by what the facts reveal, not by what facts are concealed.…
  • Feb 5

    That ship has sailed (or implicitly condoning past child abuse or neglect)

    That ship has sailed (or implicitly condoning past child abuse or neglect)
    A decent subset of my custody and visitation cases have one parent raising abuse or neglect allegations that predate an agreement (whether a temporary consent order or an agreement incorporated into a final order). While not trying to be…
Rank this Week: 788

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 346

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    NO TOLERANCE FOR GENITAL MUTILATION

    NO TOLERANCE FOR GENITAL MUTILATION
    ICE, FBI recognize International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation WASHINGTON — Feb. 6 marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. U.S.…
  • Feb 6

    CO-OP LIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    CO-OP LIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
    Ask Real Estate By RONDA KAYSEN A Well-Connected Tenant I live in a co-op building with some rent-regulated tenants. One of them happens to work for a city agency that deals with housing. He routinely uses his position to file…
  • Feb 5

    LOOKING FOR ZAK THE BAKER

    LOOKING FOR ZAK THE BAKER
    Where's Zak? There he is! @ Zak The Baker (Miami)
Rank this Week: 5

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 6

    "Was there a Ferguson Effect on crime rates in large U.S. cities?"

    "Was there a Ferguson Effect on crime rates in large U.S. cities?"
    The question in the title of this post is the title of this notable new research paper authored by a quartet of sociologists and criminologists and available now via ResearchGate. Here is the abstract: Purpose: There has been widespread…
  • Feb 6

    "Instead of building 'super prisons,' let's build super schools"

    "Instead of building 'super prisons,' let's build super schools"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable commentary by an Alabama state rep in response to a recent proposal by the state's Governor. Here is how the commentary begins: During his State of the State Address...
  • Feb 5

    Lots of end-of-the-week notable capital punishment storie

    Lots of end-of-the-week notable capital punishment storie
    A busy day of teaching and other work activies has prevented me from posting about a number of interesting death penalty stories and commentaries I noticed in the media recently. Here are headlines and links to serve as a kind...
Rank this Week: 208

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 6

    Turkey must control number of refugees, EU say

    Turkey must control number of refugees, EU say
    Turkey must ensure that fewer refugees enter Greece by the time EU leaders meet later this month, European Commissioner Johannes Hahn said Saturday. Hahn stated [Reuters report] that a reduction was expected when Turkey agreed to an action…
  • Feb 6

    UN expert: conflict in Sudan must end immediately

    UN expert: conflict in Sudan must end immediately
    The UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, on Friday called for an end [press release] to conflict in Darfur between the Sudanese government and the Sudan Liberation Army/Abdul Wahid which may…
  • Feb 6

    HRW: Guinea must protect telephone privacy

    HRW: Guinea must protect telephone privacy
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday sent a letter [text] to Guinea Prime Minister Mamady Youla, urging him to ensure that any government oversight on telecommunications respects individual privacy. On January 6, 2016, the…
Rank this Week: 10

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again
    From a Organic Pastures recent Facebook Post: Voluntary Internal Recall of OPDC Raw Dairy Product: In abundance of caution, and as part of our safety program, we ask that Organic... Continue Reading
  • Feb 5

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?
    According to the CDC, fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from eight states since July 5, 2015. The number of ill people reported from... Continue Reading
  • Feb 5

    Chipotle Throws Australian Beef Under the Bu

    Chipotle Throws Australian Beef Under the Bu
    I guess that would be “Down Under” the bus? And, Chipotle admits to violating the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act because it sold “adulterated” food because it was “prepared,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 26

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
Rank this Week: 314

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 6

    1% of Doctors = 32% of Malpractice Claim

    1% of Doctors = 32% of Malpractice Claim
    Want to protect patients and reduce the cost of medical malpractice insurance?  Identify and insist on retraining for the 1% of doctors who account for 32% of medical malpractice claims.
  • Feb 5

    Slip and Fall Case Dismissed WhenTestimony and Other Evidence Did Not Align

    Slip and Fall Case Dismissed WhenTestimony and Other Evidence Did Not Align
    In Willis v. McDonald’s Restaurants of Tennessee, Inc., No. E2015-00615-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 23, 2015), plaintiff’s inability to prove the cause of her fall proved fatal to her premises liability action. Plaintiff and…
  • Feb 1

    Summary Judgment Affirmed Where Dog Had Never Bitten Anyone Before

    Summary Judgment Affirmed Where Dog Had Never Bitten Anyone Before
    In 2007, the Tennessee legislature enacted Tenn. Code Ann. § 44-8-413, which addresses injuries caused by dogs. This statute draws a distinction between (1) injuries caused by a dog “running at large” and (2) injuries caused…
Rank this Week: 171

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Investor Recovery Options for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) Losse

    Investor Recovery Options for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) Losse
    The investment attorneys with Gana LLP continue to report on investor related losses in oil and gas and commodities related investments. Investors may have potential legal remedies due to unsuitable recommendations by their broker to invest…
  • Feb 6

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against McNally Financial Broker Marshall Cassedy

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against McNally Financial Broker Marshall Cassedy
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Marshall Cassedy (Cassedy). According to BrokerCheck records Cassedy is subject to 17…
  • Feb 5

    Investment Investigation: Sales of Adageo Energy Private Placement

    Investment Investigation: Sales of Adageo Energy Private Placement
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating potential unsuitable investments and recommendations in a number of oil and gas related ventures including Adageo Energy. According to the company’s website Adageo Energy specializes…
Rank this Week: 139

Çek Ma?durlar?

Çek Ma?durlar?

Turkish law blog.

http://www.cekmagdurlari.com/
  • Feb 6

    Yargıtay Kararı: Taahhüdü İhlal İşlenmiş Faiz Hesaplaması

    Yargıtay Kararı: Taahhüdü İhlal İşlenmiş Faiz Hesaplaması
    İcra memuru ve alacaklı vekili, haciz esnasında veya İcra Müdürlüğünde taahhüt alırken takibin kesinleştiği tarihten taahhüt tarihine kadar işlemiş olan faizi…
  • Nov 28

    Taahhüdü ihlal Hapislerinde 10 Gün Süre Verilip Salıverme Kaldırıldı

    Taahhüdü ihlal Hapislerinde 10 Gün Süre Verilip Salıverme Kaldırıldı
    Ağustos ayında açık cezaevine ayrılma yönetmeliği değişti. Önceki yönetmeliğin 9. maddesinde taahhüdü ihlal nedeniyle verilen tazyik hapsinden yakalanarak gelen…
  • Sep 28

    İntihar Süsü Verilmiş Kravatlı Cinayetler

    İntihar Süsü Verilmiş Kravatlı Cinayetler
    İzmir'de 32 yaşındaki marangoz Yasin, Mersin'de 40 yaşında polis memuru Erol, Aydın'da 52 yaşındaki Hüseyin... Ve son olarak dün Antalya'da 68 yaşındaki işçi emeklisi…
Rank this Week: 804

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Feb 6

    Flint and Minoritarian Fiscal Illusion: Will Republicans and Libertarians Stand Up and Cheer for Governmental Liability?

    Flint and Minoritarian Fiscal Illusion: Will Republicans and Libertarians Stand Up and Cheer for Governmental Liability?
    There has been a longstanding debate in legal academia about whether government is really afflicted by "fiscal illusion" -- that is, the illusion that governmental officials care mostly or only about costs affecting the fisc and,…
  • Feb 5

    The Rule of Law in the Real World.

    The Rule of Law in the Real World.
    This round of prawfsblawgging comes at an exciting and terrifying time for me: my first book, The Rule of Law in the Real World, comes out in a few days, courtesy of Cambridge University Press. It's an attempt to reconcile the philosophical,…
  • Feb 5

    More intentional foul

    More intentional foul
    Following on my earlier post, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver now says he will have the league's Competition Committee explore ways to restrict the practice, explicitly recognizing it as an aesthetic concern. But any rule has to consider all…
Rank this Week: 62

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Natomas Pedestrian Collision

    Natomas Pedestrian Collision
    Natomas Pedestrian Collision I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian injury lawyer in Natomas. Recently there was an accident involving a pedestrian on West El Camino Avenue, near Northgate Boulevard. What Happened? A  woman was in…
  • Feb 6

    Before the Impact Today in Elk Grove

    Before the Impact Today in Elk Grove
    Before the Impact Today in Elk Grove I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove Car Accident Lawyer. The Elk Grove Police Department and the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office will present Before the Impact prevention program…
  • Feb 5

    Sacramento Tree Crushes Car

    Sacramento Tree Crushes Car
    Cleaning Up Rancho Cordova Sacramento Tree Crushes Car I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Tree Injury Lawyer. A gigantic tree came crashing down on a BMW parked in the driveway of a home at Merritt Way and Clunie Drive in Sacramento. The owner of…
Rank this Week: 729

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 492

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 921

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Feb 6

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Illiberal Reformers" by Leonard

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Illiberal Reformers" by Leonard
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era by Thomas C. Leonard . Here is a description: In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives…
  • Feb 6

    Download of the Week: "Starting with Text" by Samaha

    Download of the Week: "Starting with Text" by Samaha
    The Download of the Week is Starting with the Text — On Sequencing Effects in Statutory Interpretation and Beyond by Adam M. Samaha. Here is the abstract: What difference do starting points make? The question is important for decision…
  • Feb 5

    Lever on All White Jurie

    Lever on All White Jurie
    Annabelle Lever (University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations) has posted Democracy, Epistemology and the Problem of All-White Juries (Journal of Applied Philosophy, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 44

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Nonprofits and Social Media: Clear Law Institute CLE

    Nonprofits and Social Media: Clear Law Institute CLE
    Social media is a rising trend, a declining trend, just another communication, the Wild West. Each of these statements may ring true, depending on the context. But there’s no doubt that nonprofits are using social media and many would…
  • Feb 5

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/5/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/5/16
    Here in our hometown of San Francisco, the past week has been building up to Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 but it was also marked by Fred Korematsu Day and another loss of a musical legend (RIP Maurice White). Have a listen ……
  • Jan 31

    Nonprofit Radio: Wounded Warrior Project and Overhead

    Nonprofit Radio: Wounded Warrior Project and Overhead
    I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio this Friday at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET discussing the Wounded Warrior Project controversy and overhead with host Tony Martignetti. Catch us live on Talking Alternative or a few days later…
Rank this Week: 949

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    The Los Angeles Times does CRISPR patent battle

    The Los Angeles Times does CRISPR patent battle
    The article The billion-dollar CRISPR patent battle: A case of big money shaping science discusses the patent interference battle between Doudna and Zhang .Of some interest:Because the initial Doudna and Zhang patent filings predated the…
  • Feb 6

    Plagiarism issue in Iowa handled quite differently than at Southern Illinois University (SIU)

    Plagiarism issue in Iowa handled quite differently than at Southern Illinois University (SIU)
    A few years ago, Southern Illinois University was in the headlines concerning one case of self-plagiarism(involving a strategic plan presented to SIU copied from a plan in Texas, although the same person wrote both plans) and one case of…
  • Feb 5

    Apple files for mistrial in VirnetX case

    Apple files for mistrial in VirnetX case
    The Varge, citing to the Texas Lawyer, states that Apple has filed for a mistrial in the VirnetX case:Apple has filed for a mistrial in a patent infringement suit just days after being ordered to pay $625.6 million in damages. VirnetX, which…
Rank this Week: 70

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Feb 6

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 251 The Insanity Defense: Nine Myths that Will Not Go Away Michael L. Perlin New York Law School Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2016 2 179 The Constitution...
  • Feb 5

    Chapman & MacLean on Sexsomnia

    Chapman & MacLean on Sexsomnia
    Frances E. Chapman and Jason MacLean (Lakehead University - Faculty of Law and Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law) have posted Parasomnia, Sexsomnia, and Automatism in R. v. Hartman ((2015) 21 Criminal Reports 299) on SSRN. Here…
  • Feb 5

    Arafa & Burns on Judicial Corporal Punishment

    Arafa & Burns on Judicial Corporal Punishment
    Mohamed A. Arafa and Jonathan G. Burns (Alexandria University - Faculty of Law and Dentons- Riyadh) have posted Judicial Corporal Punishment in the United States? Lessons from Islamic Criminal Law for Curing the Ills of Mass Incarceration (25…
Rank this Week: 92

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 425

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 7

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

The Law of Evidence

The Law of Evidence

Discusses evidentiary rules, objection practices, and court rulings. By Jesse Langel.

http://jesselangelevidence.blogspot.com
  • Feb 6

    Impeachment | Problem 24

    Impeachment | Problem 24
    P was sucker punched at a bar. He sues D for throwing the punch but D denies doing so. At trial, P calls W1 who testifies that immediately after the punch, bystander, X screamed, “D just socked P.”  In response, D calls W2 to…
  • Feb 2

    Impeachment | Problem 23

    Impeachment | Problem 23
    Prosecution of D for snatching V’s purse while both were inside a subway car. D claims another man with a gray shirt snatched her purse. D calls W who testifies that he observed the crime when X yelled, “Hey lady, that man with…
  • Jan 31

    Impeachment | Problem 22

    Impeachment | Problem 22
    Prosecution of D for disorderly conduct.  D testifies the he was acting normally, and that complaints about his conduct were exaggerated. The prosecutor elects not to cross-examine him. Then D calls W to testify that he has known D for…
Rank this Week: 735

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 486

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    T. S. Eliot On Great Detective Fiction

    T. S. Eliot On Great Detective Fiction
    Paul Grimstad delves into T. S. Eliot's ideas for what makes great detective fiction here, for the New Yorker. First on the list: be fair to the reader.
  • Feb 4

    New From the University of Provence Press, Edited by Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse: A Volume on Law and Art

    New From the University of Provence Press, Edited by Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse: A Volume on Law and Art
    New from the University of Provence (P.U.P.) Press: Document, fiction et droit en art contemporain (Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse, ed.; Publications de l'Universite de Provence, 2015). Here is a description of the contents from the…
  • Feb 3

    Maxeiner on J. L. Tellkampf in the United States (1838-1847)

    Maxeiner on J. L. Tellkampf in the United States (1838-1847)
    James R. Maxeiner, University of Baltimore School of Law, is publishing J.L. Tellkampf: German Legal Scientist in the U.S. (1838-1847) in an Age of Reform in volume 50 of the Yearbook of the Society of German American Legal Studies (2016).…
Rank this Week: 354

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    2015 films with aging theme

    2015 films with aging theme
    Being a senior isn't what it used to be. It's better! At least Hollywood is beginning to think so. There have been quite a few movies with characters who are seniors, or themes about getting older. Though I am not yet among the ranks of…
  • Feb 5

    19th century Newfoundlanders control from the grave according to this new book

    19th century Newfoundlanders control from the grave according to this new book
    My latest book, called Sound Mind and Memory, is very different from the ones I usually write. This one takes a look at wills that were probated on the island of Newfoundland during the 19th century. It talks about threats to cut off unruly…
  • Feb 5

    Interview about our Executor Boot Camp

    Interview about our Executor Boot Camp
    Recently I was interviewed by AdvocateDaily about the Executor Boot Camp seminars we've been holding. If anyone is considering attending a Boot Camp or buying the session materials, click here to read the interview and learn more. We held…
Rank this Week: 629

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 20

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    Federalist Society Debate on Ted Cruz's Eligibility to be President

    Federalist Society Debate on Ted Cruz's Eligibility to be President
    On Friday, February 5th at Harvard Law School, Larry Tribe and I debated whether Ted Cruz is a natural born citizen. Larry argued no, at least if one is an originalist like Cruz, and that in any event, the question is unsettled.Speaking as an…
  • Feb 3

    What is “constitutional” about “constitutional political economy”?

    What is “constitutional” about “constitutional political economy”?
    For the Symposium on the Constitution and Economic InequalityK. Sabeel RahmanLast week the Texas Law Review hosted an excellent symposium on the “Constitution and inequality,” centered around the forthcoming Constitution of…
  • Feb 2

    The Limits of Bernie Sanders' Imagination

    The Limits of Bernie Sanders' Imagination
    Sen. Sanders, whom I admire a great deal though I in fact support Hillary Clinton, has in recent speeches, including that last night in Iowa, of calling for a political "revolution." Moreover, he repeatedly emphasizes, altogether accurately,…
Rank this Week: 193

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 6

    International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

    International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
    "The Sustainable Development Goals contain a specific target calling for an end to FGM. When this practice is fully abandoned, positive effects will reverberate across societies as girls and women reclaim their health, human rights and…
  • Feb 4

    Twelve Nations Sign Trans Pacific Partnership

    Twelve Nations Sign Trans Pacific Partnership
    Twelve nations with a collective population of 800 million persons signed a new trade deal today known as the Trans Pacific Partnership or TPP. The twelve nations include the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei,…
  • Feb 1

    Reminder of Public Meeting of the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law

    Reminder of Public Meeting of the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law
    The U.S. Department of State will hold a public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Private International Law to discuss international parentage and surrogacy. The meeting will take place on February 9, 2016 from 1 pm until 4 pm, Room...
Rank this Week: 541

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Feb 6

    The Revival of Legal Blogging

    The Revival of Legal Blogging
    David Allen Green writes in the Solicitors’ Journal about the revival of legal blogging. If you like Pink Tape it is worth reading, because it offers a pointer to many other excellent blogs. I particularly recommend the Paddingto…
  • Feb 2

    Talking AT & OVER not TO & WITH

    Talking AT & OVER not TO & WITH
    Sometimes courtroom dynamics reflect or even exacerbate the dynamics in a relationship. Sometimes courtroom dynamics are are played out on a macro scale. Take, for example, the recent Womens’ Aid “campaign report” :…
  • Jan 29

    Debating the appropriate standard of proof for really serious stuff

    Debating the appropriate standard of proof for really serious stuff
    There has been some public discussion of the standard of proof in family proceedings as against the standard of proof in the criminal courts – largely prompted on this occasion by publication of the judgment arising from the care…
Rank this Week: 999

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 259

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 404

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    Bail Revisited . . . Again

    Bail Revisited . . . Again
    State v. Blow, 2015 VT 143 (mem.)By Amy DavisHere we are in the depths of bail troubles again. We’ve probably had more segments on bail than there are Harry Potter movies. We’ll call this one: Bail Problems & The Order…
  • Feb 1

    Connecting The Dot

    Connecting The Dot
    In re JC, 2016 VT 9By Elizabeth KruskaSCOV ventures back into the wilds of juvie-land with this opinion. Here are the important people: Mom, Dad, KP, JC, and TF. JC is Mom’s child. TF is the child of Mom and Dad. KP is Dad’s…
  • Jan 23

    Part and Parcel

    Part and Parcel
    Rasmussen v. Fairhaven, 2016 VT 1By Andrew DelaneyHow many parts make a whole? Mr. Rasmussen owns three separately deeded but connected lots in Fairhaven. The opinion uses the word “contiguous,” likely because that’s…
Rank this Week: 850