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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/
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Feb 13

    Justice Antonin Scalia Reported Dead Of Natural Causes In West Texa

    Justice Antonin Scalia Reported Dead Of Natural Causes In West Texa
    Antonin Scalia was found dead
  • Feb 12

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.12.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.12.16
    Ed. note: In honor of Presidents' Day, Above the Law will not be publishing on Monday. We hope everyone is able to enjoy a nice, long weekend! See you online on Tuesday. * What kind of constitution would the Rebels have written after…
  • Feb 12

    Will PPP Be Dethroned?

    Will PPP Be Dethroned?
    While PPP is by far the favorite metric for partners and other recruiter shops, all partners will be better off examining the data more closely before shooting their business plan and résumé out to a low-paying firm.
Rank this Week: 3

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Feb 13

    Water Property Damage Losses Report Released

    Water Property Damage Losses Report Released
    Insurance Companies are in the business to make a profit. This is no secret. Policyholders believe that if they buy insurance and have a covered loss, the insurance for that damage should kick in. This is a basic understanding. Insurance…
  • Feb 12

    Can an Insurer Rescind My Policy After a Loss?

    Can an Insurer Rescind My Policy After a Loss?
    In the insurance industry, the words “post-claims underwriting” are considered words of bad faith. “Post claims underwriting” is the term used when an insurance company refuses to pay a covered claim because the…
  • Feb 11

    Homeowners: Insurance Claims Must Be Disclosed if Filing for Bankruptcy

    Homeowners: Insurance Claims Must Be Disclosed if Filing for Bankruptcy
    Depending on who you talk to, some would say that our economy has recovered or improved since the recent recession. However, there are many individuals—in particular, homeowners—who are in financial difficulty and have no option…
Rank this Week: 375

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 13

    Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners - Wednesday, March 9, 2016

    Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners - Wednesday, March 9, 2016
    The ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s International Committee and George Mason University School of Law Present Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners Wednesday, March 9, 2016 8:30-9a.m. EST…
  • Feb 13

    The School of Law of the University of…

    The School of Law of the University of Nottingham organises a workshop to honour Professor William Kovacic as the 2016 J.C. Smith Trust Fund Senior Visiting Scholar. The workshop is entitled ‘Competition Enforcement: How Private Rights of…
  • Feb 12

    Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide

    Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide
    Julian Pena and Marcelo Calliari have edited Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide. BOOK ABSTRACT: In the past few years Latin American countries have taken giant steps to reposition their competition authorities in the global…
Rank this Week: 21

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 134

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 8 February

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 8 February
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: All the posts from the Landlord Law Blog during the past week plus some extra reading suggestions for you The post Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 8 February appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Feb 12

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #239

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #239
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Ben Reeve Lewis explains why Councils are finding it hard to find Homelessness staff as people back away from being blamed for our housing crisis The post Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #239 appeared…
  • Feb 11

    How can a landlord by purchase evict a sitting tenant with no paperwork?

    How can a landlord by purchase evict a sitting tenant with no paperwork?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: A landlord bought a property with a sitting tenant at auction with no paperwork. A Judge has refused to make a possession order under section 21. What can he do to evict the tenant? The post How can a…
Rank this Week: 396

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 13

    Drone Drain [Update]

    Drone Drain [Update]
    By Brooks Lindsay This blog post follows up on an article I wrote for the Washington Journal of Law, Technology and Arts for the Spring 2015 issue. I submitted the article as a comment to the FAA on behalf of the UW College of Engineering.…
  • Feb 10

    Microsoft Moves The Cloud to the Ocean Floor

    Microsoft Moves The Cloud to the Ocean Floor
    By Carlie Bacon Some like it hot, but datacenters don’t. When they get too toasty they crash, making waves in the sea of data storage and access. Microsoft is making waves of a more useful variety.  The company just launched…
  • Feb 8

    Video Killed the Radio Star… And the Internet Killed Cable

    Video Killed the Radio Star… And the Internet Killed Cable
    By Tyler Quillin This article began with an interest in the disparity between last year’s SEC Network and Pac12 Network revenue yields. However, research led to an even more disruptive evolution in cable television delivery – the…
Rank this Week: 947

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 13

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Walmart Sues Puerto Rico Over 91.5% Tax Rate Applicable Only To Walmart Federal Student Aid, Not Faculty Salaries, Is Primary Driver Of Escalating Tuition The Big Winner In Today's Super Bowl: The California Tax Man NY Times: The Academic…
  • Feb 13

    Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog

    Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog
    Jeffrey Harrison (Florida), Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog: The handful of you who come to this blog may wonder why I have not been blogging (although I am sure my anonymous internet stalker is probably relieved). It's my Dean. I used to…
  • Feb 13

    When To Submit Articles To The Yale Law Journal

    When To Submit Articles To The Yale Law Journal
    Yale Law Journal Releases Guidelines and Data on When To Submit Articles and Essays: “When is the best time to submit my Article?” This is one of the most common questions that the Yale Law Journal (YLJ) receives. The Journal does not…
Rank this Week: 5

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Feb 13

    How to draw and write with your Apple Pencil like a pro | iMore

    How to draw and write with your Apple Pencil like a pro | iMore
    Whether you’ve drawn many things or this is your first digital sketching tool, make the most of your Apple Pencil with these tips. Apple’s Pencil stands out from the rest of the iPad stylus crowd for a number of reasons: It works…
  • Feb 12

    Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Update Breaks Backblaze

    Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Update Breaks Backblaze
    Backblaze has discovered that the latest update (version: 3.5.0.206 on February 11, 2016) of the Adobe Creative Cloud service can disable Backblaze backups on Mac computers.  Adobe has recently pulled this update, but if you have applied…
  • Feb 12

    Questions and Answers about Health Care Information Forms for Individuals (Forms 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095-C)

    Questions and Answers about Health Care Information Forms for Individuals (Forms 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095-C)
    What to Tell Your Clients about Health Care Information Forms 1095-B and C Starting this year, your clients may receive one or more formsproviding information about the health care coverage that they had or were offered during 2015. Some…
Rank this Week: 727

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Attention, Reverse Auction Applicants: An Important Letter from the FCC is on its Way to You!

    Attention, Reverse Auction Applicants: An Important Letter from the FCC is on its Way to You!
    First Confidential Status Letters advising of potentially fatal incompleteness flaws have been sent to would-be reverse auction applicants; Deadline for corrections: February 26, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. (ET) If you’re a TV licensee who…
  • Feb 12

    Update: Revised Broadcast Contest Rules Now In Effect

    Update: Revised Broadcast Contest Rules Now In Effect
    It’s official! Last fall’s overhaul of the rules governing licensee-conducted broadcast contests has finally become effective. According to a notice in the Federal Register, our friends at the Office of Management and Budget gave…
  • Feb 11

    FCC Announces Millimeter Wave Workshop

    FCC Announces Millimeter Wave Workshop
    We’ve written about the great potential for putting the millimeter wave band to use through emerging technologies currently in active development. If you didn’t believe us, maybe you’ll believe the FCC, which will be…
Rank this Week: 879

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 424

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 13

    On the Job! Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, University of MN Law School

    On the Job! Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, University of MN Law School
    The Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School is seeking an Executive Director. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. The Executive Director will oversee administration and management of the Human Rights…
  • Feb 13

    Introducing Radhika Kapoor

    Introducing Radhika Kapoor
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Radhika Kapoor as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Radhika studies law at one of India’s premier legal institutions and will graduate in August. She has a keen interest in international…
  • Feb 13

    Incendiary Media Use and The Failure of the Rwandan Case

    Incendiary Media Use and The Failure of the Rwandan Case
    Use of the media is a powerful tool in crimes against humanity for the following reasons: it allows the wielder to shape contemporary discourse; it helps desensitise and marginalise those who are not being targeted; and it can successfully…
Rank this Week: 40

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    The Lawfare Podcast: Daniel Placek on Darkode

    The Lawfare Podcast: Daniel Placek on Darkode
    Last week as part of the University of Texas at Austin Strauss Center's conference on "The Frontiers of Cybersecurity Policy and Law," Daniel Placek, formerly one of the key figures behind the underground hacker…
  • Feb 12

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The United States and Russia have announced agreement on a ceasefire in Syria set take effect next week. The plan will move forward the delivery of much needed aid to besieged Syrian cities. The New York Times writes that, if…
  • Feb 12

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?
    In 2006, when the Office of the Director of National Intelligence provided its first "Annual Threat Asssessment" top billing went to the "Global Jihadist Threat."  Rounding out the top three concerns, Director Negroponte mentioned the…
Rank this Week: 69

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 13

    Australian Doctors Resist Deportation of Infant Patient

    Australian Doctors Resist Deportation of Infant Patient
    From Euronews: Protesters have turned out in support of medical staff in Australia, who are refusing to release a baby girl facing repatriation to an offshore immigration detention camp. She has been treated for serious burns in the city…
  • Feb 13

    Trump Runs Incendiary Immigration Ads in South Carolina

    Trump Runs Incendiary Immigration Ads in South Carolina
    As the New York Times reports, Donald Trump’s campaign has released a television ad focused on the 2008 murder of a Black teenage athlete in Los Angeles by an undocumented immigrant, who was later sentenced to death for the murder....
  • Feb 13

    DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem by Anil Kalhan

    DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem by Anil Kalhan
    In DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem, Anil Kalhan responds to Michael Kagan's post on the significance to the language in the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA)…
Rank this Week: 16

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 604

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Feb 13

    The Development of Legal Education in India

    The Development of Legal Education in India
    I recently participated in the "Mega IP Fiesta" at VIT Law School, Chennai, India, where I gave a talk titled "Copyright & Cultural Production." It was my first visit to India, and all too brief! In any case, I had...
  • Feb 13

    ABA Business Law Section 2016 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award

    ABA Business Law Section 2016 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award
    The ABA Business Law Section is soliciting nominations for its 2016 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards, in the following categories: Academic, Attorney (outside counsel), Nonprofit In-House Counsel, and Young Attorney (under 35 years old or…
  • Feb 4

    Johnston: Legality of Private Foundation Involvement in Trump Event

    Johnston: Legality of Private Foundation Involvement in Trump Event
    David Cay Johnston (Syracuse) published " Was Involvement of Private Foundation in Trump Event Illegal?" in the February 1st 1edition of TaxAnalysts: Did Donald Trump violate the law January 28 by involving his private foundation in…
Rank this Week: 214

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Feb 13

    Book Review of “The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory”

    Book Review of “The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory”
    Alan Rothman writes that for interested readers who either did or did not come of age at some point during the past two decades, this highly engaging account of the extraordinary changes throughout the music industry will provide them with a…
  • Jan 24

    Does 3D Printing Pose a Challenge to the Patent System?

    Does 3D Printing Pose a Challenge to the Patent System?
    3D printing is a growth market - for vendors, consumers, and for public libraries (providing them in combination with maker spaces - "a shared work area where people build things collaboratively.”) Within the sphere of this innovative…
  • Jan 24

    Bill Gates: A billionaire book critic who apparently shuns e-book

    Bill Gates: A billionaire book critic who apparently shuns e-book
    E-book pioneer and advocate David Rothman's commentary shines a critical light on the reading habits of Microsoft founder Bill Gates who reads his average 50 books each year, in print format. The potential impact of Microsoft in the e-book…
Rank this Week: 976

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 13

    SUING AIRBNB FOR LICENSING VIOLATIONS

    SUING AIRBNB FOR LICENSING VIOLATIONS
    Newman Ferrara Announces Class Action Against Airbnb Inc. For Illegal Transactions As Unlicensed Broker In New York Newman Ferrara LLP announced [yesterday] that the firm filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District…
  • Feb 13

    AIRBNB'S VIOLATING THE LAW

    AIRBNB'S VIOLATING THE LAW
    New Suit Claims Airbnb Breaks NY Real Estate Broker Laws By Matthew Perlman Law360, New York (February 12, 2016, 1:23 PM ET) ­­ Airbnb Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in New York federal court on Thursday, alleging…
  • Feb 13

    BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE

    BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE
    Governor Cuomo Urges Caution Ahead of Dangerously Cold Temperatures Forecasted This Weekend Lake effect snow bands could also bring two feet of snow to areas northeast of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario Governor Cuomo urged New…
Rank this Week: 12

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 13

    Is It Affordable To Get Help From A Financial Advisor?

    Is It Affordable To Get Help From A Financial Advisor?
    There are many people who neglect to get the assistance of an experienced financial advisor because they think that it might not be affordable. This article explains why getting the professional assistance of an experienced financial advisor…
  • Feb 13

    Estate Basis Reporting Deadline Delayed By IRS

    Estate Basis Reporting Deadline Delayed By IRS
    The deadline for reporting the basis of property distributed from a decedent’s estate has once again been delayed by the IRS. “Notice 2016-19 provides that statements required under section 6035 of the tax code, regarding the basis of…
  • Feb 13

    Love And Hate Off The 18th Green

    Love And Hate Off The 18th Green
    A battle between spouses is playing out along the manicured fairways and greens of the St. Louis Country Club as a wealthy family fights among themselves over a sizable inheritance. The trouble stems from a dispute over the use of...
Rank this Week: 22

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 397

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 13

    U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker

    U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker
    Kaiser Foundation: “The U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker is now updated with new data from the President’s budget request. You can use this interactive tool to compare funding levels for different global health program areas,…
  • Feb 13

    Bridges, highways, roads in America in critical disrepair

    Bridges, highways, roads in America in critical disrepair
    A Country Breaking Down, Elizabeth Drew, The New York Review of Books: “The near-total failure of our political institutions to invest for the future, eschewing what doesn’t yield the quick payoff, political and physical, has left…
  • Feb 13

    Database of 48 million pirated research papers is focus of litigious revolt against paywall

    Database of 48 million pirated research papers is focus of litigious revolt against paywall
    Meet the Robin Hood of Science by Simon Oxenham – The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world. “On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra…
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Feb 13

    Dividends, Wall Street’s Battered Status Symbol

    Dividends, Wall Street’s Battered Status Symbol
    Companies are cutting their once sacrosanct dividends, leaving investors to determine whether they’re just being prudent or may be in serious trouble.
  • Feb 13

    Chinese Start to Lose Confidence in Their Currency

    Chinese Start to Lose Confidence in Their Currency
    An exodus of capital, in which companies and individuals are moving money outside China, is casting doubt on the nation’s economic prospects.
  • Feb 12

    Brian Moynihan, Bank of America Chief, Got 23% Pay Raise in 2015

    Brian Moynihan, Bank of America Chief, Got 23% Pay Raise in 2015
    Brian Moynihan’s pay rose to $16 million, 23 percent larger than in 2014, as the big bank generated higher profits and put its mortgage problems squarely behind it.
Rank this Week: 2

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 48

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Triumph and Tragedy: A Lesson in Equipoise

    Triumph and Tragedy: A Lesson in Equipoise
    The story of Jenrry Mejia, the first major league baseball player to receive a lifetime ban for taking Performance Enhancing Drugs, reads like a movie script. Mejia was just 17 when he was drafted out of a life of poverty in the Dominican…
  • Feb 10

    Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports: Full, Published Article Now Available

    Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports: Full, Published Article Now Available
    It is my pleasure to announce that Illinois Law Review has published the final version of my article "Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports."  Coinciding with formal publication, I have also made available on SSRN Sections V…
  • Feb 9

    A Dream Better Deferred

    A Dream Better Deferred
    Sports and Bioethics have converged once again. In August, a half million tourists, journalists and athletes from literally all over the world are scheduled to travel to Brazil for the Summer Games. The problem is Brazil is Ground Zero for…
Rank this Week: 444

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 13

    GPO to Replace FDsys with Govinfo

    GPO to Replace FDsys with Govinfo
    This month, the U.S. Government Publishing Office issued a press release announcing the launch of www.govinfo.gov, designed to replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) in 2017. A Government Publishing Office’s spokesman has called it…
  • Feb 12

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour
    The Library will be open on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm. Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George…
  • Feb 5

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night
    During the week leading up to Oscar Night 2016, the Brooklyn Law School Library will host a Pre-Oscar Movie Night. The event showcases the Prof. Robert Pitler movie collection of more than 1500 DVDs. Click on the link to see the complete list…
Rank this Week: 274

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: 60

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Feb 13

    North Carolina Added to Bad States for Gambler

    North Carolina Added to Bad States for Gambler
    North Carolina changed its tax law over a year ago. While I have professional gambling clients in North Carolina, I do not currently have amateur gambling clients. It’s likely I won’t be getting many of those, as North Carolina…
  • Feb 11

    Phishers Target Tax Professional

    Phishers Target Tax Professional
    I received the following email today: From: [redacted] [differentname@mail.csuchico.edu] Sent: Thu 2/11/2016 3:06 PM To: undisclosed-recipients: Hi, I and my Family are looking for a very Qualified CPA in your area. Please let us know if you…
  • Feb 9

    Can a Resident of a Non-Tax Treaty Country (With Respect to Gambling) Get His Withheld Funds Back?

    Can a Resident of a Non-Tax Treaty Country (With Respect to Gambling) Get His Withheld Funds Back?
    Today, I received an inquiry from a citizen of New Zealand (he is not a US citizen or permanent resident). He had done well in a poker tournament here in the United States–well enough to have had 30% of his net winnings withheld. Non-US…
Rank this Week: 873

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Feb 13

    “My Heart Is Exhausted”: A Mother’s Story of Death Row in Saudi Arabia

    “My Heart Is Exhausted”: A Mother’s Story of Death Row in Saudi Arabia
    Ali al-Nimr was just 17 when he was arrested on 14 February 2012 a few months after taking part in anti-government rallies. He was sentenced to death, despite being a minor when he was arrested and following a deeply unfair … Please…
  • Feb 10

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know
    For years, Amnesty International has witnessed public figures repeating misconceptions and inaccuracies about waterboarding.  This American debate on torture has mostly got it wrong – here are three realities you need to know:…
  • Feb 9

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?
    Muhammed -What were you thinking about when you accepted the reality of your own death? What thoughts and images went through your mind when you realized you were willing to risk permanent physical damage or even death to gain your ……
Rank this Week: 128

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 13

    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 1 265 The Insanity Defense: Nine Myths that Will Not Go Away Michael L. Perlin New York Law School Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2016 2 197 The Constitution...
  • Feb 12

    Brown on Natapoff on Misdemeanor Decriminalization

    Brown on Natapoff on Misdemeanor Decriminalization
    Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Decriminalization, Regulation, Privatization: A Response to Professor Natapoff (Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 69, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short comment on…
  • Feb 12

    Perlin & Lynch on Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Proce

    Perlin & Lynch on Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Proce
    Michael L. Perlin and Alison J. Lynch (New York Law School and Disability Rights New York) have posted 'In the Wasteland of Your Mind': Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Process (Virginia Journal of Criminal Law,…
Rank this Week: 52

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 13

    Russia’s Short-Sighted Approach to the Georgia Investigation

    Russia’s Short-Sighted Approach to the Georgia Investigation
    by Kevin Jon Heller According to a recent article in Agenda.ge, Russia has announced that it will not cooperate with the ICC's formal investigation into the situation in Georgia: Russia’s Ministry of Justice issued a statement…
  • Feb 10

    International Law Movie

    International Law Movie
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon After attending a great panel at ESIL in 2014 on International Law and Film, I’ve been thinking about how to integrate film into my public international law class. I’ve compiled a list of…
  • Feb 8

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As many of our readers may recall, the late Professor Michael Lewis was a great friend of this blog and an important voice in U.S. international law and national security scholarship.  To honor his memory,…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 131

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Feb 13

    Why Foodies Secretly Love McDonald's - New

    Why Foodies Secretly Love McDonald's - New
    As chosen by our readers in LinkedIn, here are the top stories for the week that was. Up to Speed on E-mail Marketing In November of 2014, I leased a car from one of New Jersey's top Volkswagen dealerships almost...
  • Jan 18

    A Q&A With LED Source Founder and CEO About Streamlining Time Eating Tasks - Marketing

    A Q&A With LED Source Founder and CEO About Streamlining Time Eating Tasks - Marketing
    Wellington, Florida based LED Source is considered one of the top innovators in franchising. (See Entrepreneur Magazine October 2015 issue) Not only is the company a franchisor itself, but many of its customers are also franchise chains…
  • Jan 18

    Is Your Franchise System's Supply Chain Bullet Proof? - Operation

    Is Your Franchise System's Supply Chain Bullet Proof? - Operation
    Chipotle depends on a more complex supply chain for its 1,900 outlets that includes scores of small, independent farmers. That can lead to ingredient shortages and questions about food safety. Chipotle is fresh -- and suddenly, that's a…
Rank this Week: 744

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Feb 13

    The Pettiness of Divorce

    The Pettiness of Divorce
    It is amazing how long former spouses can hold a grudge and exhibit pettiness, particularly when one spouse is obliged by court order to make spousal support payments to the other. The resentment that builds up when one spouse believes the…
  • Feb 12

    Upset With Judge, Litigant Sends Threatening Email

    Upset With Judge, Litigant Sends Threatening Email
    It’s not unusual to see divorce litigants upset with the family justice system. Whether it’s unhappiness with the court’s decision or frustration over the delay and expense of family law proceedings, the courtroom is…
  • Feb 4

    Super Bowl Ad Features Dads and Daughter

    Super Bowl Ad Features Dads and Daughter
    Who could have imagined that an ivory tower academic scholar could influence a major corporation to produce a television ad that relied on her research about the relationship between dads and daughters? That’s what hair product company…
Rank this Week: 719

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Having A Hong Kong Business Does NOT Make You Legal in Mainland China

    Having A Hong Kong Business Does NOT Make You Legal in Mainland China
    As China steps up its tax and deportation crackdown on foreign companies and foreigners doing business in China without a China WFOE, our China lawyers are getting a massive (well once a week anyway) influx of emails from people looking for…
  • Feb 12

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XIV

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XIV
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments or phone calls as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get…
  • Feb 11

    Dude, Just Form a China WFOE

    Dude, Just Form a China WFOE
    Don’t fall apart on me tonight I just don’t think that I could handle it * * * * I wish I’d have been a doctor Maybe I’d have saved some life that had been lost Maybe I’d have done some good in the world…
Rank this Week: 168

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Feb 13

    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump
    Well. What shall I say about Donald Trump? I've already suggested that he's going to run to the left of Hillary Clinton as soon as he gets the Republican nomination. (Or maybe I should say, if he gets the Republican...
  • Feb 12

    Lateral Faculty Move: Carrissa and Andy Hessick From Utah to UNC

    Lateral Faculty Move: Carrissa and Andy Hessick From Utah to UNC
    Professor and Associate Dean Carissa Hessick and Professor Andy Hessick of the University of Utah College of Law have accepted appointments on the University of North Carolina Law faculty, starting this fall.
  • Feb 12

    UC Hastings Seeks Innovation Law VAP

    UC Hastings Seeks Innovation Law VAP
    This just in: The University of California Hastings College of the Law is seeking candidates for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Institute for Innovation Law. We are now accepting applications for a two-year appointment that…
Rank this Week: 88

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Opinion: Bangladesh must abolish the death penalty now

    Opinion: Bangladesh must abolish the death penalty now
    Source: DW (12 February 2016)http://www.dw.com/en/opinion-bangladesh-must-abolish-the-death-penalty-now/a-19044275The Bangladeshi Law Minister Anisul Huq’s remarks on the death penalty came after a meeting with a European Parliament…
  • Feb 11

    End death penalty, keep it only for terror: Law panel tells government

    End death penalty, keep it only for terror: Law panel tells government
    Source: The Indian Express (1 September 2015)http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/law-commission-recommends-abolition-of-death-penalty/Over 53 years after it favoured retention of the death penalty in statute books, the Law…
  • Feb 9

    Man cleared of murder after over 20 years in jail

    Man cleared of murder after over 20 years in jail
    Source: Straits Times (2 February 2016)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/man-cleared-of-murder-after-over-20-years-in-jailSHANGHAI • A man jailed in China more than two decades ago for murder has been acquitted, the latest in a…
Rank this Week: 966

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 626

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 72

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 78

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Feb 13

    Patent Claim Interpretation: The Broadest Reasonable Interpretation Standard

    Patent Claim Interpretation: The Broadest Reasonable Interpretation Standard
    The broadest reasonable interpretation standard is frequently referred to simply as BRI within the industry. The Patent Office applies the broadest reasonable interpretation in virtually all circumstances. Whether the Patent Trial and Appeal…
  • Feb 13

    General Electric doubles down on power and transportation through innovation and Alstom acquisition

    General Electric doubles down on power and transportation through innovation and Alstom acquisition
    In January, the company announced that it would be moving its corporate headquarters from Fairfield to Boston, MA, ending months of speculation that the company would indeed be seeking a new base of operations... Through 2015, General…
  • Feb 12

    Federal Circuit Reiterates High Standard for Prosecution History Disclaimer

    Federal Circuit Reiterates High Standard for Prosecution History Disclaimer
    In a January 29, 2016 decision, the Federal Circuit vacated a jury judgment of non-infringement and ordered the District of Delaware to conduct a new trial where construction of a claim term based on prosecution history disclaimer was found…
Rank this Week: 153

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: 35

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Feb 13

    Tell Your Client They’re Going To Get Kicked In The Ball

    Tell Your Client They’re Going To Get Kicked In The Ball
    At the tail end of last year, my son began taking Tae Kwon Do (TKD). I’ve done martial arts for much of my life, my son is half-Korean, and TKD is the national martial art of Korea, so TKD was a natural choice. He…
  • Feb 9

    Social Media Change

    Social Media Change
    If you’re over 30, there is something you need to read in order to understand anyone under the age of 20. It’s a post on Buzzfeed showing how a typical teenager uses Snapchat, How To SnapChat Like The Teens. I’m…
  • Feb 5

    “There are some people who I would wish to offend.”

    “There are some people who I would wish to offend.”
    So said a former chairman of the BBC. I recently heard the phrase repeated by Monty Python co-founder John Cleese. If for some reason you don’t know who or what Monty Python is, they were a surreal humor group from which almost all…
Rank this Week: 646

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Feb 13

    Another Recent Case in Which the Maryland AG's Office Claimed an Alibi Hurt a Defendant

    Another Recent Case in Which the Maryland AG's Office Claimed an Alibi Hurt a Defendant
    On January 27th, the Court of Appeals of Maryland issued its opinion in Seward v. State. In the case, Around noon on July 26, 1984, a man knocked on Phyllis Diacont’s ("Diacont") door and asked to use her phone after...
  • Feb 12

    A Brady Violation in Picture

    A Brady Violation in Picture
    I've gotten a lot of questions about whether Adnan's attorney, Justin Brown, raised a Brady/cell tower/Exhibit 31 claim at the reopened PCR proceedings. Sometimes, a picture really does tell a thousand words. Coreworkflow, the company that…
  • Feb 11

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: Addendum

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: Addendum
    While writing my post yesterday, I realized that Griffin v. Warden, Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center, 970 F.2d 1355 (4th Cir. 1992) is not only a very helpful case for Adnan under the "unreasonable performance" prong of the…
Rank this Week: 307

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Tire Flies off Truck and Kills Driver

    Tire Flies off Truck and Kills Driver
    Often times, when you are out on the highway, you will see parts of the tire from a large truck lying on the pavement. This by itself can be a dangerous road hazard, and you may have to take evasive action to avoid the steel-belted rubber.…
  • Feb 10

    Secret Service Agent Seriously Injured in New England Car Crash Married at MGH

    Secret Service Agent Seriously Injured in New England Car Crash Married at MGH
    Sometimes we come across an article in the paper, or, more likely on somebody’s Facebook feed these days, and it’s an article about a serious car accident. While we may read a description of the how the car accident occurred and…
  • Feb 2

    Lexington Mass Car Crash Results in Serious Personal Injury

    Lexington Mass Car Crash Results in Serious Personal Injury
    A recent news article form The Boston Globe discussed an accident that just occurred in Lexington, Massachusetts. Authorities say the accident occurred on Route 128 in Lexington. Massachusetts State Police investigators have said that the…
Rank this Week: 654

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: 888