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Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 820

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 29

    European Association Of Tax Law Professors Annual Meeting

    European Association Of Tax Law Professors Annual Meeting
    U.S. Tax Prof presentations at today's European Association of Tax Law Professors Annual Meeting: Leandra Lederman (Indiana), Administrative Surcharges: Instruments of Cooperative Tax Compliance Regimes Stephen W. Mazza (Dean, Kansas),…
  • May 29

    Weekly Tax Roundup

    Weekly Tax Roundup
    Accounting Today, Howard Stern Airs Taxpayer Phone Call to IRS Neil Buchanan (George Washington), Comptroller v. Wynne: An Odd Remedy That Does Not Solve the Supposed Problem Neil Buchanan (George Washington), Interstate Trade Wars, Taxes,…
  • May 29

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    Above the Law, The Cruel Grading System Of Low-Ranked Law Schools Above the Law, Law Schools + The Internet = Embarrassing Screenshots Margaret Barry (Vermont), Jon Dubin (Rutgers) & Peter Joy (Washington University), Clinical Education…
Rank this Week: 4

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 681

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • May 29

    Seventh Circuit Seems Uninterested in Fifield Rule

    Seventh Circuit Seems Uninterested in Fifield Rule
    Last week, the Seventh Circuit heard oral argument in the case of Instant Technology v. DiFazio, No. 14-2132. The DiFazio case is one of several Illinois district court cases that apply the so-called Fifield rule on consideration.Readers…
  • May 22

    More Discord In Treatment of CFAA "Exceeds Authorized Access" Claim

    More Discord In Treatment of CFAA "Exceeds Authorized Access" Claim
    The scholarship and divergence of opinion on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act's reach has become so pervasive that the issues no longer seem as complex as they once did.Most practitioners still are not familiar with the CFAA, and since it's…
  • May 8

    Supreme Court of Wisconsin Follows Majority Rule on Non-Compete Consideration

    Supreme Court of Wisconsin Follows Majority Rule on Non-Compete Consideration
    Wisconsin generally is known as a pro-employee state when it comes to enforcement of non-compete agreements. However, last week it gave employers a fairly significant victory in Runzheimer Int'l, Ltd. v. Friedlen, when the state supreme court…
Rank this Week: 806

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • May 29

    Hastert Case Raises Question

    Hastert Case Raises Question
    Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert has been indicted for structuring and lying to the FBI, two crimes that many reasonable people, including me, are not certain should be crimes. Structuring involves, as alleged here, limiting…
  • May 26

    FIFA Officials Facing Corruption Charge

    FIFA Officials Facing Corruption Charge
    According to CNN, the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to bring corruption charges against up to 14 senior officials at FIFA, the world's soccer governing body. The reports from CNN come from "law enforcement officials."…
  • May 26

    What Happened to the Special Counsel?

    What Happened to the Special Counsel?
    My friend Kimberly Brown used to invite me once a year to address her Administrative Law class at University of Baltimore Law School. The topic was always the pros and cons of an Independent Counsel, operating under the auspices of...
Rank this Week: 46

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/
  • May 29

    Eichensehr on Cyberwar & the Possibility of Regulation by International Law

    Eichensehr on Cyberwar & the Possibility of Regulation by International Law
    Kristen Eichensehr (UCLA School of Law) has posted Cyberwar & International Law Step Zero (50 Tex. Int'l L.J. 355 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As part of a symposium on cyberwar, this invited contribution explores the challenges…
  • May 29

    Cohen on Moral Enhancement

    Cohen on Moral Enhancement
    I. Glenn Cohen (Harvard Law School) has posted This is Your Brain on Human Rights: Moral Enhancement and Human Rights (Law and Ethics of Human Rights, Vol 9, Issue 1, pp. 1-41 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It...
  • May 29

    DeBoer on the Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

    DeBoer on the Contraceptive Coverage Mandate
    Michael John DeBoer (Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law) has posted Legislating Morality Progressively -- The Contraceptive Coverage Mandate, Religious Freedom, and Public Health Policy and Ethics (Journal of Law and…
Rank this Week: 8

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 29

    Title IX witch hunts in higher education

    Title IX witch hunts in higher education
    I post these tweets with some trepidation, as doing so could get me in big trouble with the Title IX cops at my employer, but all of us in higher education have an obligation to push back against the... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • May 29

    Donatiello and Pitt Propose "Protecting Shareholders From Activist Proxies"

    Donatiello and Pitt Propose "Protecting Shareholders From Activist Proxies"
    Actually, the WSJ headline is somewhat misleading. What Donatiello and Pitt actually address in their provocative op-ed is the influence of proxy advisory services ISS and Glass Lewis. They argue... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 29

    The WSJ pans proxy advisory services ISS and Glass Lewi

    The WSJ pans proxy advisory services ISS and Glass Lewi
    In an editorial, the WSJ today opined that proxy advisory services "have enjoyed far too much influence over companies they don’t own and been subject to far too little scrutiny given their potential... [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 110

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 29

    Will More White Collar Criminal Laws Make More White Collar Criminal Behavior?

    Will More White Collar Criminal Laws Make More White Collar Criminal Behavior?
    If you have been following my guest posts regarding white collar crime and how white collar offenders rationalize their conduct, you likely have noticed that the discussion thus far has been largely theoretical. In this post, I’d like to…
  • May 29

    More on the Turmoil Resulting from the SEC Chair's Recusal

    More on the Turmoil Resulting from the SEC Chair's Recusal
    A while ago, I noted a New York Times article about the effect of SEC Chair Mary Jo White's recusals from cases because of her husband's work at Cravath. The Times has a follow-up today. Apparently, the 2-2 split that...
  • May 29

    The Economics of the TV Show Nashville

    The Economics of the TV Show Nashville
    Earlier this month, The Tennessean reported that the state of Tennessee approved $8 million of incentive's for the fourth season of ABC's show Nashville. The city of Nashville also plans to chip in about $500,000. According to the article,…
Rank this Week: 89

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 478

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • May 29

    Tahmina’s Guest Blog Post on the AILA Leadership Blog

    Tahmina’s Guest Blog Post on the AILA Leadership Blog
    I am so very honored to have been invited to be a Guest Blogger for the AILA Leadership Blog.  Thanks AILA for the honor. Here is a link to the Blog Post: A Failed Hail Mary. Hope you enjoy!
  • May 28

    Navigating Start-Up Visas Worldwide

    Navigating Start-Up Visas Worldwide
    Originally posted on Migreat Blog :Most Start-up visas schemes are quite new. Read below for a quick outline of each country’s offerings and their differences or download Migreat’s #StartupVisa report to get the all of the…
  • May 27

    USCIS temporarily suspend H1b premium processing to process H4 EAD

    USCIS temporarily suspend H1b premium processing to process H4 EAD
    USCIS announced last week that it will temporarily suspend premium processing for H1b petitions as they need give additional attention to the processing of H4 employment authorization document.  Below is a copy of the text from USCIS:…
Rank this Week: 572

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • May 29

    US Proxy Season Halftime Report—Governance Trend

    US Proxy Season Halftime Report—Governance Trend
    As we hit the halfway point for the 2015 U.S. proxy season, a number of trends related to governance practices are carrying through from recent years, an analysis of ISS Voting Analytics data shows. Director Elections Shareholders have…
  • May 29

    Shareholders Defeat Mandatory Deferral Proposal

    Shareholders Defeat Mandatory Deferral Proposal
    Many large U.S. based multinational banking and financial services corporations have implemented executive compensation clawback policies that require the cancellation and forfeiture of unvested deferred cash awards or performance share unit…
  • May 28

    Shareholder Involvement in the Director Nomination Proce

    Shareholder Involvement in the Director Nomination Proce
    Proxy access is the corporate governance cause célèbre in the 2015 U.S. proxy season. There has been a concerted push on the part of institutional shareholders and others to convince companies to adopt proxy access, most…
Rank this Week: 114

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/
  • May 29

    U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Addresses Wartime Tolling of Statute of Limitations Under False Claims Act

    U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Addresses Wartime Tolling of Statute of Limitations Under False Claims Act
    On May 26, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel Carter, No. 12-1497, __ S. Ct. __ (2015), in which a relator brought civil False Claims Act (FCA) claims against government…
  • May 27

    Proposed 21st Century Cures Act Addresses Off-Label Promotion Issues for Drugs and Device

    Proposed 21st Century Cures Act Addresses Off-Label Promotion Issues for Drugs and Device
    Over on the Health Industry Washington Watch blog, Reed Smith attorneys Katie Pawlitz and Jeremy Alexander highlight the proposed changes to the Sunshine Act contained within H.R. 6, the “21st Century Cures Act,” which (as…
  • May 22

    The Continuing Evolution of the French Sunshine Act

    The Continuing Evolution of the French Sunshine Act
    Since the general disclosure rule for provider-manufacturer relationships in France was enacted into law on January 1, 2012, its compliance and enforcement have been a common point of discussion for health care professionals, pharmaceutical…
Rank this Week: 548

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • May 29

    The Patriot Act's Time is Up

    The Patriot Act's Time is Up
    The Senate is in gridlock – but the tide is shifting in favor of surveillance reformers. The showdown between hawks and reformers was on full display over the weekend, as the Senate took up two separate bills to address the looming…
  • May 29

    Nebraska Legislature Overrides Governor's Veto and Gives Dreamers Their License to Drive

    Nebraska Legislature Overrides Governor's Veto and Gives Dreamers Their License to Drive
    Maria Marquez Hernandez just graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a degree in psychology, but she still can't give her younger sister a ride. That's because she's a Dreamer — brought to the U.S. by her parents and…
  • May 28

    Minneapolis Divided: A Tale of Two Citie

    Minneapolis Divided: A Tale of Two Citie
    Being Black in America today is rough. Turns out being Black and living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, doesn't make it any easier. Often appearing on "Top 10 Best Places to Live" lists, Minneapolis is billed as a progressive, accessible American…
Rank this Week: 84

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    Open-access academics denounce Elsevier's new policy

    Open-access academics denounce Elsevier's new policy
    Both The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed have articles this week discussing how academic, library and technology organizations are denouncing a new academic sharing policy announced by Elsevier. Critics say it undermines…
  • May 29

    The Bluebook!

    The Bluebook!
    The 20th Edition of The Bluebook is now available. For this edition, when you purchase a printed copy of The Bluebook, you will get a FREE 30 day trial to the Bluebook Online; look for your free trial key on the back of the title page. The…
  • May 28

    Dejure Design: where law & justice go to be seen

    Dejure Design: where law & justice go to be seen
    An interesting legal-related firm in San Francisco,  Dejure Design provides interactive and visual design services to social justice organizations seeking to make their legal work more accessible and engaging. Dejure Design was founded…
Rank this Week: 318

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

Covers pending cases and new decisions that will shape Texas law. By Don Cruse.

http://www.scotxblog.com
Rank this Week: 791

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • May 29

    Third party crime liability, death penalty opinions filing Monday

    Third party crime liability, death penalty opinions filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file opinions in two cases involving murders.  One is a death penalty appeal; the other concerns possible civil liability for a murder committed by another. State Department of State Hospitals et…
  • May 28

    Three unanimous opinions, including Justice Cuéllar’s first, and a death penalty reversal

    Three unanimous opinions, including Justice Cuéllar’s first, and a death penalty reversal
    The Supreme Court filed three unanimous opinions today, including one reversing a death penalty and another by Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, the first written by either of the court’s two newest justices. The death penalty…
  • May 27

    No conference held the week of May 25, 2015

    No conference held the week of May 25, 2015
    The Court is holding no conference this week because it is hearing oral argument in San Francisco. Accordingly, this week no action will be taken on petitions for review and no opinions will be ordered published or depublished.
Rank this Week: 897

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
  • May 29

    VICTORY: You Took a Stand. Now Moses Akatugba Will Walk Free!

    VICTORY: You Took a Stand. Now Moses Akatugba Will Walk Free!
    Yesterday, Amnesty International activists put renewed pressure on the governor of Delta State to free Moses before the governor's term ends. We learned yesterday afternoon that Moses was granted a full pardon.
  • May 28

    Why are the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar?

    Why are the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar?
    In the past three years, tens of thousands of Rohingya have boarded ships to flee abroad, to escape persecution in Myanmar. However, the issues they face are not new.
  • May 28

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book
    There is a short distance between freedom and conviction in Angola. For journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais, it was one week.
Rank this Week: 154

National Eminent Domain Blog

National Eminent Domain Blog

Covers eminent domain news with a focus on Michigan. By Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski.

http://www.nationaleminentdomain.com/
  • May 29

    West Virginia State Representative Attacks Forced Pooling

    West Virginia State Representative Attacks Forced Pooling
      Isaac Sponaugle, a delegate to the West Virginia House of Representatives, provides a direct attack against the lobbyists of the oil industry in pushing for forced pooling legislation. The attack can be made as one of a political power…
  • May 16

    Legal Costs, Litigation Expenses and Eminent Domain

    Legal Costs, Litigation Expenses and Eminent Domain
    Governments and private entities acquiring property often have the problem of spending more than is necessary to acquire property. One may just think a position is “right” creating a need to fight because it is a matter of…
  • May 15

    How Do You Treat Farmers Fairly?

    How Do You Treat Farmers Fairly?
    In many jurisdictions, the farmers are considered the guys with the bucks. Clearly, many farmers have done well over the last ten years. Hopefully, some of this money has been kept “at home” and has not been moved out of the local…
Rank this Week: 599

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • May 29

    Led Zeppelin Admits "Exceptional Talent," Denies All Other Allegation

    Led Zeppelin Admits "Exceptional Talent," Denies All Other Allegation
    After somehow losing a challenge to jurisdiction in Pennsylvania, of all places, the members of Led Zeppelin have now filed an answer to the complaint alleging that they stole the intro to "Stairway to Heaven." Most of the pleading…
  • May 27

    Cleveland Police Agree to Stop Hitting People on the Head With Gun

    Cleveland Police Agree to Stop Hitting People on the Head With Gun
    No, it's The Onion that makes up fake news stories, not me. In this case, I barely even had to tweak the headline: Cleveland Plain Dealer Seriously. According to the report, officers of the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP)…
  • May 27

    Is It Still Robbery If You Just Ask Nicely?

    Is It Still Robbery If You Just Ask Nicely?
    Let's say you walk into a bank, go up to a teller and say something like, "Hi, I was just passing by your bank and thought I'd stop in and see if you'd be willing to give me some…
Rank this Week: 124

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/
  • May 29

    Neil Sinhababu (NUS) has a new...

    Neil Sinhababu (NUS) has a new...
    ...blog!
  • May 29

    Speaking of Title IX "madness"...

    Speaking of Title IX "madness"...
    ...a Northwestern radio, television and film professor had a Title IX "retaliation" complaint filed against her after writing an opinion piece in CHE about sexual politics and paranoia on campus; her chilling account of this appalling…
  • May 29

    Applying to graduate school with an uneven academic record

    Applying to graduate school with an uneven academic record
    A prospective PhD student writes: I am a reader of your blog and your philosohy gourmet report -and a philosophy student. I found both resources very illuminating in thinking about grad school. I have seen that people sometime email you...
Rank this Week: 35

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • May 29

    Asian Society of International Law Conference

    Asian Society of International Law Conference
    Here's a reminder that the 5th Biennial Conference of the Asian Society of International Law 2015 will be held at the Plaza Athénée Bangkok, A Royal Méridien Hotel, in November 2015. Click here for more information about the conference....
  • May 22

    More than 200 Attendees from 25 Countries at the 10th Global Legal Skills Conference in Chicago

    More than 200 Attendees from 25 Countries at the 10th Global Legal Skills Conference in Chicago
    The 10th Global Legal Skills Conference attracted more than 200 participants from 25 countries, the largest GLS Conference to date. The conference was held at The John Marshall Law School (where the conference originated) and Northwestern…
  • May 22

    WTO Dispute Settlement New

    WTO Dispute Settlement New
    In dispute resolution activity at the World Trade Organization (WTO) this week, both China and Japan filed appeals of panel reports regarding anti-dumping duties on certain steel tubes. The two cases are: “China – Measures Imposing…
Rank this Week: 168

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/
  • May 29

    Is This A Crack In The Bellwether?

    Is This A Crack In The Bellwether?
    We wrote recently on Lone Pine orders and the role they might play in today’s world of inventory litigation.  You know what we are referring to – the mass litigation that occupies much of our time, where some people would say…
  • May 28

    Is This The End of RICO?

    Is This The End of RICO?
                The short answer is “no.”  We are just borrowing a line from one of the original gangster movies, “Little Caesar,” which readers other than…
  • May 27

    Insurer Declaratory Action: To Stay or Not to Stay?

    Insurer Declaratory Action: To Stay or Not to Stay?
    This month’s edition of For the Defense magazine focuses on insurance law.  That makes sense.  It is difficult to do much defending without bumping against insurance issues.  Our torts professor constantly emphasized…
Rank this Week: 118

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 29

    Immigration Article of the Day: Asylum Discord: Disparities in Persecution Assessmentsby Scott Rempell

    Immigration Article of the Day: Asylum Discord: Disparities in Persecution Assessmentsby Scott Rempell
    Asylum Discord: Disparities in Persecution Assessments by Scott Rempell, South Texas College of Law May 29, 2015 Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2014 Abstract: Asylum claims often hinge on applicants’ ability to prove that they suffered…
  • May 29

    Explaining Declining Mexican Migration

    Explaining Declining Mexican Migration
    Earlier this week, Jerry Markon of the Washington Post examines the recent decrease in undocumented Mexican migration to the United States and offers a variety of possibilities for the recent trends. U.S. government officials are quick to…
  • May 28

    More Law and Society Panels on Immigration and Citizenship

    More Law and Society Panels on Immigration and Citizenship
    As KJ blogged earlier, the annual Law & Society is happening now. There are many panels on immigration and citizenship. You can do a search here for panels. (Not sure these links will work but it's worth trying: click here...
Rank this Week: 16

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • May 29

    Do you get nervous when quoting fees?

    Do you get nervous when quoting fees?
    You’ve met with the prospective client, diagnosed their situation, and told them what you can do to help. You’ve got your retainer agreement ready and it’s time to quote a fee. How do you feel at that very moment? If…
  • May 28

    Mr. Spock was only half right

    Mr. Spock was only half right
    As a kid, I loved Star Trek. I watched the original series and thought that Mr. Spock’s unemotional, logical approach to problem solving was the way to go. Examine the evidence. Calculate the probabilities. Make your decision. I even…
  • May 27

    Do you make clients feel welcome?

    Do you make clients feel welcome?
    Most people have never hired an attorney before. When new clients or prospective clients come to your office, they are nervous. Do you make clients feel welcome? Do you make them feel comfortable? If you do, you take a big step towards…
Rank this Week: 676

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • May 29

    Photography Rules in National Park

    Photography Rules in National Park
    Check out this great article by Mattie Schuler at Backpacker.com on the rules for photography in the National Parks, with quotes from Photo Attorney, Carolyn E. Wright. Check Photo Attorney on Lynda.com, in the Lynda.com Article…
  • May 11

    Drone Photography and the Law

    Drone Photography and the Law
    Photographers and videographers are discovering an exciting way to shoot via drones. But be sure that you understand the laws related to this new area before taking off.  First, check Photo Attorney’s article on flying…
  • May 6

    Everything You Need to Know About eCO Registration* (*but were afraid to ask)

    Everything You Need to Know About eCO Registration* (*but were afraid to ask)
    Join Photo Attorney®, Leslie Burns, for the APA | SD presentation: “Everything You Need to Know About eCO Registration* (*but were afraid to ask)” on Thursday, May 14th, 2015, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm (doors…
Rank this Week: 337

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/
  • May 29

    Harsh Sanction Proposed For Attorney Who Blogged About Probate Case

    Harsh Sanction Proposed For Attorney Who Blogged About Probate Case
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a three-year suspension of an attorney who blogged about a probate court case This case involves Respondent's statements on a blog impugning the integrity of certain judges, guardians ad litem…
  • May 29

    The Return Of the Blue

    The Return Of the Blue
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided a divorce case involving the widow of John Belushi. In late December, 1988, the husband, who had previously been married, and the wife, a widow, "agreed to marry and discussed that a…
  • May 28

    Mississippi Yearning

    Mississippi Yearning
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has held that an out-of-state paramour had insufficient contacts with the state to permit long-arm jurisdiction over an alienation of affections suit. This is an alienation-of-affections lawsuit brought against a…
Rank this Week: 62

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
Rank this Week: 51

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    Don't start a competing business using your boss's equipment

    Don't start a competing business using your boss's equipment
    Nedschroef Detroit Corp. v. Bemas Enterprises LLC, 2015 WL 2453511, No. 14–10095 (E.D. Mich. May 22, 2015) Defendants Rigole and LePage were Nedschroef employees in Detroit who formed a competing company, Bemas, while still working…
  • May 29

    DMCA hearings: visually impaired/ereader

    DMCA hearings: visually impaired/ereader
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) In and out: this took 15 minutes.  This exemption will, I predict, be granted. Proposed Class 9: Literary works…
  • May 29

    DMCA hearings: medical device

    DMCA hearings: medical device
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyJohn Morris (NTIA) Proposed Class 27: Software – networked medical devicesThe proposed class would allow circumvention of TPMs…
Rank this Week: 68

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: 10

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    Wilshire Bar/KCLA 2d District Lunch next week

    Wilshire Bar/KCLA 2d District Lunch next week
    ANNUAL APPELLATE JUSTICES LUNCHEON  -  June 3, 2015Come and meet your Appellate Court Justices! On Wednesday, June 3, 2015 commencing at noon, the Wilshire Bar Association will join with the Korean Community…
  • May 28

    DJ profiles Judge Owen

    DJ profiles Judge Owen
    Today's DJ profiles John Owens "a longtime prosecutor" "known for his politeness and intelligence." The article begins with a story of girl scout cookies involving his former boss Justice Ginsburg and Judge McKeown. Also find out why he's…
  • May 27

    How long should SCOTUS Justices serve?

    How long should SCOTUS Justices serve?
    Legal Times has this article on a move to have future nominees pledge to limit their tenure to 18 years: Initiative Urges Voluntary Term Limits for Future Justices.“We can and must expect better from the Supreme Court,” said…
Rank this Week: 639

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 433

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 29

    The Friday Fillip: Worthy Primo

    The Friday Fillip: Worthy Primo
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • May 29

    Losing the Past

    Losing the Past
    Are you working in a firm that has gone through a merger, or been rebranded through a takeover? Have you had occasion to look on the web and try to locate the old firm by name or by its URL? In most cases if you do this, you will no longer…
  • May 28

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Kaufman on the Public’s Right to Access Academic Librarie

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Kaufman on the Public’s Right to Access Academic Librarie
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    Ford, patents, and Autoharvest

    Ford, patents, and Autoharvest
    The magazine Fortune notes that Ford's offer of patents in electric vehicle technology does not reflect a new IP strategy by Ford:In other words, Ford is not forging into new territory. Instead, the company’s decision signals a larger…
  • May 29

    Success of Butamax in using IPRs against Gevo

    Success of Butamax in using IPRs against Gevo
    Note the discussion of the success that Butamax has had against Gevo in IPR proceedings which appears in the postButamax Successfully Using IPR to Knock out Competitor Gevo’s Patents Note several earlier posts on IPBiz, including that…
  • May 29

    From Cedar Grove, NJ: US patent application 20150148720 titled Discreet Sexual Stimulation Apparatu

    From Cedar Grove, NJ: US patent application 20150148720 titled Discreet Sexual Stimulation Apparatu
    The abstract of US 20150148720:A device for discretely providing sexual stimulation, the device being in the form of a plush animal having a head portion, a body portion, at least one appendage wherein the head portion includes a face region…
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Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • May 29

    Workers Compensation- Hearing Loss on a Pennsylvania Job

    Workers Compensation- Hearing Loss on a Pennsylvania Job
    Question: I work at a gas pipeline job in Susquehanna County. It’s very noisy in the pump house because of all the machinery. Last winter, I worked in the pump house for 3 straight months. After I’d leave work, I noticed ringing…
  • May 26

    Workers Compensation- Lawyer in Scranton PA

    Workers Compensation- Lawyer in Scranton PA
    Question: If I’m hurt at work, for how long will I be able to collect benefits? Answer: If you suffer a serious injury taht totally disables you from working, you can hypothetically collect benefits until you have recovered at least…
  • May 23

    New Drilling Leases Signed in Pennsylvania as North Carolina Balks at Fracking and Other New

    New Drilling Leases Signed in Pennsylvania as North Carolina Balks at Fracking and Other New
    Although the slowdown in the natural gas rich Marcellus Shale regions of Pennsylvania continue, news of new natural gas lease signings continues.  The Mars Area School District approved a lease of 110 acres of school district property…
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DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
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Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 82

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • May 29

    FTC Letter to ICANN re Vox Populi’s .SUCKS Gtld

    FTC Letter to ICANN re Vox Populi’s .SUCKS Gtld
    ICANN asked that the FTC look into whether anything Vox Populi (registry for .SUCKS) may done as illegal. The FTC responds: “now you ask?” Add this incident to the “What is ICANN, Anyway?” case file. Is it a regulator?…
  • May 27

    The Adventure of the Last Ten Sherlock Holmes Storie

    The Adventure of the Last Ten Sherlock Holmes Storie
    The 50 earliest Sherlock Holmes stories are in the public domain. The Conan Doyle Estate alleges that the last ten stories are still under copyright. It alleges that a novel about Sherlock Holmes in his retirement, A Slight Trick of the Mind,…
  • May 25

    A Few More Recent Trademark Decision

    A Few More Recent Trademark Decision
    WD Wash: If You Negotiate W/ Def, Ask That They Agree To Waive SoL/Laches First Eat Right v Whole Foods http://t.co/D8NH7U81pj — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) May 25, 2015 "Original" as a Misstatement under 43(a)1(B) The Original Bomb…
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JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 29

    Egypt court acquits policeman charged with torturing man to death

    Egypt court acquits policeman charged with torturing man to death
    [JURIST] An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a policeman convicted of torturing an Islamist to death over a church bombing. Mohammed Abdel Rahman al-Shimi was sentenced to 15 years in prison in June 2012 for taking part in the torturing…
  • May 29

    North Carolina governor vetoes same-sex marriage religious objection bill

    North Carolina governor vetoes same-sex marriage religious objection bill
    [JURIST] North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory [official website] vetoed legislation [SB 2 summary] Thursday that would allow officials to avoid performing same-sex marriages. The bill, which would permit court officials and magistrates to…
  • May 29

    New York Assembly votes in favor of universal health coverage

    New York Assembly votes in favor of universal health coverage
    The New York Assembly [official website] voted 89-47 on Wednesday in favor of legislation [A05062 materials] establishing publicly funded universal health coverage in which all New York residents may enroll. Supporters of the legislation said…
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Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • May 29

    Stem Client Roundup for May 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for May 2015
    Hard to believe that the year is almost halfway over –we’ve only just gotten used to writing 2015! Here’s a quick look at what May held for our clients: We welcomed our newest client, Van Dyke Law Office. Principal …
  • May 22

    Spring Additions to Lawblogs.ca

    Spring Additions to Lawblogs.ca
    Time for another installation of “What’s new at Lawblogs.ca”! Since our last update, we’ve added several new (and new to us) blogs to our directory of Canadian law blogs. Take a look: Campbell, Renaud Trial Lawyers…
  • May 20

    Invite Your Clients To Co-Author Your Firm’s Content

    Invite Your Clients To Co-Author Your Firm’s Content
    Most lawyers have long since figured out that writing articles showing off their expertise in their chosen field is a safe and productive way to market their services. Some lawyers choose to publish these articles in…
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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/
Rank this Week: 146

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • May 29

    California’s Backlog of Mentally Ill Defendant

    California’s Backlog of Mentally Ill Defendant
    California prisons are overcrowded, and now a backlog of mentally ill patients means those unfit to stand trial are also being forced to stay in custody for long periods of time. Is this cruel and unusual punishment?
  • May 27

    Look Happy on Facebook? It Could Destroy Your Case

    Look Happy on Facebook? It Could Destroy Your Case
    Most people only post their happiest moments on social media. But if you are involved in a court case, appearing happy on Facebook could actually be bad for you.
  • May 18

    Swatting: Far From a Harmless Prank (PC 148.3)

    Swatting: Far From a Harmless Prank (PC 148.3)
    Swatting is a growing trend in the video game community. But did you know that swatting could be a very serious crime?
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Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 29

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot
    ProQuest’s Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is getting a makeover! The cleaner, more intuitive interface will go live June 1st ProQuest has based the upgrade on extensive user testing and feedback. Their goal is to make the interface…
  • May 28

    BYU Law Ranked #22

    BYU Law Ranked #22
    BYU Law was recently ranked #22 in Above the Law’s Top 50 Law Schools for 2015. ATL’s ranking looks at employment score, quality jobs score, SCOTUS clerk and federal judgeship scores, education cost, alumni rating, and M7 ratio…
  • May 20

    Religion & the Law

    Religion & the Law
    The Law Library is excited to announce the newly acquired digital library, HeinOnline’s Religion & the Law. Included in the collection are books, periodicals and bibliographies that relate to religion and the law. The 1,200 titles…
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Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 29

    #Proceedwithcaution says report on judges and social media

    #Proceedwithcaution says report on judges and social media
    A report issued by the Canadian Centre for Court Technology is not surprisingly, urging judicial officers “to use social media with caution” and calling for more detailed policies and formal codes of conduct in this area.The…
  • May 29

    Legal news roundup - May 29, 2015

    Legal news roundup - May 29, 2015
    CanadaFormer deputy education minister to be sentenced for child pornography charges, Canadian PressAlberta judge orders pit bulls responsible for attacks to be put down, Canadian PressHuman Rights Tribunal of Ontario awards foreign workers…
  • May 29

    MacKay to quit politics in second shock exit

    MacKay to quit politics in second shock exit
    Justice Minister Peter MacKay is set to announce his resignation on Friday, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp said, the second shock departure from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet this year just months ahead of a federal election.Citing…
Rank this Week: 472

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • May 29

    Your Statement for Legal Services is Enclosed

    Your Statement for Legal Services is Enclosed
    Statements for legal services are a critical part of law office operations, yet often insufficient attention is given to the appearance and formatting of legal billing. Bills are an important communication with clients that can impact the…
  • May 22

    Twitter Just Became More Important for Lawyer Marketing

    Twitter Just Became More Important for Lawyer Marketing
    Previously I posted about The Right SEO for Your Law Practice Digital Edge podcast where Jennifer Ellis indicated that good Search Engine Optimization (SEO) now costs more than most law firms would be willing to pay, particularly small law…
  • May 15

    The Right SEO for Your Law Practice

    The Right SEO for Your Law Practice
    We hosted attorney Jennifer Ellis for our Digital Edge podcast "Website Wizardry: The Right SEO for Your Law Firm." Jennifer manages the online presence of the law firm where she works and also assists law firms with their websites, social...
Rank this Week: 396