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The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Oct 20

    Dark Sites and the Bill of Right

    Dark Sites and the Bill of Right
    The Hernandez family appealed, and, this June, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit handed down its decision in Hernandez v. United States. Building upon the Supreme Court's reasoning in Boumediene v. Bush, which held that foreign…
  • Oct 20

    The Coming Swarm: Robotics on the Battlefield | RealClearDefense

    The Coming Swarm: Robotics on the Battlefield | RealClearDefense
    Uninhabited vehicles, like the Predator aircraft or the Packbot ground robot, have already proven invaluable in today’s conflicts. As uninhabited vehicles incorporate increasing automation and become true robotic systems, they will have…
  • Oct 20

    Why deflation is so scary - Yahoo Finance

    Why deflation is so scary - Yahoo Finance
    Deflation was a concern back in 2010 and it’s a fresh worry now as oil prices plunge, the stock market wavers and consumers put spending plans on hold. via finance.yahoo.com
Rank this Week: 88

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Oct 20

    LSAT Vocabulary

    LSAT Vocabulary
    One question we are often asked concerns the vocabulary required to do well on the LSAT. Students worry that they might need an especially large vocabulary, or perhaps a working knowledge of legal or logical terms. With that in mind,…
  • Oct 17

    U.S. Policy and Advocacy Summer 2015 Law Student Intern

    U.S. Policy and Advocacy Summer 2015 Law Student Intern
    Job Title:  U.S. Policy and Advocacy Summer 2015 Law Student Intern Department: U.S. Policy and Advocacy Program Center Background: The Center for Reproductive Rights is a nonprofit legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing…
  • Oct 17

    Federal Policy Spring 2015 Law Student Intern

    Federal Policy Spring 2015 Law Student Intern
    Job Title:  Federal Policy Spring 2015 Law Student Intern Department: USPA Center Background: The Center for Reproductive Rights is a nonprofit legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing reproductive freedom as a fundamental…
Rank this Week: 369

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Oct 20

    Getting a Seat at the Table: New Mandatory Disclosure Rules Regarding Women on Boards of Director

    Getting a Seat at the Table: New Mandatory Disclosure Rules Regarding Women on Boards of Director
    Last week, the Canadian Securities Administrators announced new rules requiring Canadian public corporations to disclose policies and procedures put in place to get more women on their boards of directors and into senior management positions,…
  • Oct 20

    Moon for Sale?

    Moon for Sale?
    Just who owns the moon? It turns out no one is supposed to: Whether you're into mining, energy or tourism, there are lots of reasons to explore space. Some "pioneers" even believe humanity's survival depends on colonising celestial…
  • Oct 20

    Wren was a Scientist too!

    Wren was a Scientist too!
    Happy Birthday Christopher Wren, famous architect and scientist too!
Rank this Week: 981

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Oct 20

    First Circuit Finds Billboard Company has Standing in First Amendment Challenge to Massachusetts Scheme

    First Circuit Finds Billboard Company has Standing in First Amendment Challenge to Massachusetts Scheme
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Reversing the district judge, a unanimous panel of the First Circuit held that a billboard company had standing to challenge the Massachusetts regulatory scheme in Van…
  • Oct 18

    Supreme Court Allows Texas Voter ID

    Supreme Court Allows Texas Voter ID
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today rejected the applications by the Justice Department and civil rights groups to vacate the Fifth Circuit's stay of a district judge's injunction against Texas's voter ID law,…
  • Oct 17

    Arizona Federal Judge Holds State's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    Arizona Federal Judge Holds State's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Judge John Sedwick's opinion in Connolly v. Jeanes is a mere four pages, noting that the requirement of a "lengthy and detailed opinion" is now obviated…
Rank this Week: 84

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Three Vehicle Injury Crash on Interstate 84 near Eagle Road

    Three Vehicle Injury Crash on Interstate 84 near Eagle Road
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Oct 20

    ISP investigates a commercial vehicle crash near Victor.

    ISP investigates a commercial vehicle crash near Victor.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Oct 20

    California Man Sentenced to 137 Months for Possession of Counterfeit Access Devices and Firearm Possession

    California Man Sentenced to 137 Months for Possession of Counterfeit Access Devices and Firearm Possession
    BOISE – Lajai Lamar Pridgette, 29, of Sacramento, California, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 137 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for possessing counterfeit access devices;…
Rank this Week: 219

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Oct 20

    Twick or tweet?

    Twick or tweet?
    No, it’s not quite October 31st — that scary, creepy night when you’re so afraid of what’s out there that, if you’re LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®, you close all the blinds …  lock the door……
  • Oct 7

    Caveat Animator

    Caveat Animator
    [A woman] has filed a lawsuit claiming that Disney’s animated film about [a princess, her magical sister, and their talking snowman] took elements from her 2010 autobiography…. Court documents [include] a list of 18…
  • Oct 6

    Turn the other one? Or liberty? Or death?

    Turn the other one? Or liberty? Or death?
    Originally posted 2009-04-23 11:46:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter“Trademark” is not a verb. Right — we will resolve these all here and now.  Key issues.  Fish or cut bait.  Or we most assuredly will all…
Rank this Week: 151

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Nassau County Police Department...cont

    Nassau County Police Department...cont
    It must be emphasized, once again, that a Grand Jury proceeding is not a mini-trial and that the District Attorney is not required to present to the Grand Jury all evidence in its possession. If an evidentiary basis can...
  • Oct 20

    The trial was adjourned until October 24, 2011

    The trial was adjourned until October 24, 2011
    In February 7, 2011, a one hundred seven (107) count indictment was filed with the Nassau County Court Clerk charging fourteen (14) defendants, each with a count of Enterprise Corruption, Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree and Scheme to Defraud…
  • Oct 19

    The People argue that the Police had a basis to stop the Escalade

    The People argue that the Police had a basis to stop the Escalade
    Defendant and co-defendants were charged with three counts of violating Penal Law § 160.15(4), Robbery in the First Degree as a class B felony; three counts of violating Penal Law § 160.15(2), Robbery in the First Degree as a class...
Rank this Week: 711

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 83

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
  • Oct 20

    News: Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini wins privacy damages from “Reveal” magazine

    News: Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini wins privacy damages from “Reveal” magazine
    On 20 October 2014 a Statement in Open Court was read in the High Court in the case of Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini v. National Magazine Company Ltd. Callum Galbraith, of Russells, on behalf of the Claimant told HHJ Parkes QC that…
  • Oct 19

    Law and Media Round Up – 20 October 2014

    Law and Media Round Up – 20 October 2014
    The trial of six senior staff and journalists from the Sun began last week at the Kingston Crown Court.  There are nine counts on the indictment against the journalists: Chris Pharo, Jamie Pyatt, Graham Dudman, Ben O’Driscoll,…
  • Oct 19

    Revenge Porn: It’s criminal … except when it makes a good front page – Joan Smith

    Revenge Porn: It’s criminal … except when it makes a good front page – Joan Smith
    At the beginning of October, The Sun launched a campaign against what has become known as ‘revenge porn’. A number of famous people have been victims of the practice, which consists of a former partner publishing intimate material…
Rank this Week: 131

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Oct 20

    Washington State Starts a Battle With Patent Troll

    Washington State Starts a Battle With Patent Troll
    By Robin Hammond Can a state use consumer protection laws to punish patent trolls? The Washington State Senate Law and Justice Committee is considering penalizing patent trolling. The committee recently discussed a proposed ‘patent…
  • Oct 17

    BYOD: Bring Your Own Devices or Bring Your Own Disasters?

    BYOD: Bring Your Own Devices or Bring Your Own Disasters?
    By Denise Kim What happens when personal phones are no longer for personal use? Gone are the days where we were issued separate business phones. We have entered into a new era where personal devices are used for work and work devices are used…
  • Oct 16

    Liking and Sharing Your Health Information: Privacy Concerns Raised Amidst Rumors of “Facebook Healthcare”

    Liking and Sharing Your Health Information: Privacy Concerns Raised Amidst Rumors of “Facebook Healthcare”
    By Alex Boguniewicz Every day millions of people share their interests, photos, and locations on Facebook. So why not share how you are feeling—medically that is. At least that seems to be the idea behind Facebook’s rumored plans…
Rank this Week: 940

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louise Arbour Inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame

    Former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louise Arbour Inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame
    The Honourable Louise Arbour, who was a Supreme Court of Canada justice from 1999 to 2004, was recently inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.Madam Justice Arbour has also worked as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Chief…
  • Oct 17

    September/October 2014 Issue of AALL Spectrum

    September/October 2014 Issue of AALL Spectrum
    The September/October 2014 issue of AALL Spectrum, a monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries, is available. Among this month's selection of articles:Public Relations: Outstanding Achievements: "The marketing strategy…
  • Oct 16

    Updated Library of Parliament Publication on Bulk Water Removal

    Updated Library of Parliament Publication on Bulk Water Removal
    The Library of Parliament recently updated its background paper on Bulk Water Removals: Canadian Legislation : "For decades, Canadians have been raising concerns about the possibility of fresh water being removed from…
Rank this Week: 82

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Oct 20

    How to Get a Proper Email Address Using Google Apps for Work Plus 51 More Must-Read

    How to Get a Proper Email Address Using Google Apps for Work Plus 51 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 52 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Oct 20

    Drilling Deep for Discovery Plus Why Litigators Love Adverb

    Drilling Deep for Discovery Plus Why Litigators Love Adverb
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: An employee falls through a hole on the deck of an oil rig and sues. The defendant company digs deep into its email archives to find exculpatory photos of the deck. Another victory for ediscovery…
  • Oct 17

    Hendrickson Law Firm Leans in With an Assist From Software Plus 10 Questions for a Web Designer

    Hendrickson Law Firm Leans in With an Assist From Software Plus 10 Questions for a Web Designer
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Three women team up and find success. It sounds like a music act, but in this case it's a litigation boutique with offices in three cities that handles complex cases. In this issue of SmallLaw, lawyer...
Rank this Week: 218

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
  • Oct 20

    GAO REPORT SAYS IT AGAIN: Treasury NEEDS to improve HAMP Data Analysi

    GAO REPORT SAYS IT AGAIN: Treasury NEEDS to improve HAMP Data Analysi
    Latest GAO Report once again has recommended that Treasury improve its capability to track and analyze data related to HAMP loan modifications. Again and again.
  • Oct 18

    Foreclosures Rising 1st Time in 3 Years, Says RealtyTrac. So, is that good or bad?

    Foreclosures Rising 1st Time in 3 Years, Says RealtyTrac. So, is that good or bad?
    We have to take steps to put an end to foreclosures caused by the meltdown… not slow them down with another bandage, but actually make a commitment to stop the bleeding. We have to come to realize what’s still happening to our…
  • Oct 17

    Bank of America: Lending Tight as Ever and Won’t Change Soon

    Bank of America: Lending Tight as Ever and Won’t Change Soon
    What compelled me to write after reading the Origination News article was that it told a story that I’ve longed to read for a long time… finally, the mortgage industry was taking over my job these last six years, by calling out…
Rank this Week: 239

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 370

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Oct 20

    CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Quickly Dismissed

    CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Quickly Dismissed
    Plaintiff: CACH LLC Original Creditor: HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Federated Law Group, PLLC Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Bryan Manno, Esq., Jeremy Soffler, Esq., Jonathan Galler, Esq., Marc Canzio, Esq. and Tina Gayle,…
  • Oct 20

    Client Highly Recommends Rudnitsky Law Firm

    Client Highly Recommends Rudnitsky Law Firm
    Client: Bryant Type of Case: Debt Collection Defense / Credit Card Lawsuit Client Review: Mr. Rudnitsky put my wife and me right at ease and was very understanding about the retail open credit suit we had. He settled the case quickly…
  • Oct 10

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Client Review

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Client Review
    Client: Name Withheld by Request Type of Case: Debt Collection Defense Client Review: I have requested the services of the Rudnitsky Law Firm multiple times now. Each time, the experience has been a positive one. Throughout the process for…
Rank this Week: 476

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Oct 20

    Did Ron Jeremy Save This Export Defendant From Jail?

    Did Ron Jeremy Save This Export Defendant From Jail?
    ABOVE: Touraj Ghavidel and Ron Jeremy The Bureau of Industry and Security just released settlement documents resolving allegations that Borna Faizy, Touraj Ghavidel and Signal Microsystems, Inc., illegally exported computer equipment from the…
  • Oct 16

    New York Times Futilely Calls for End to Cuba Embargo

    New York Times Futilely Calls for End to Cuba Embargo
    Earlier this week the New York Times editorial board called for the end of the fifty-three-year-old embargo on Cuba. There is, of course, nothing unfamiliar or new about the arguments forwarded by the Times for the end of the embargo. The…
  • Oct 13

    It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again All Over Again

    It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again All Over Again
    The best job at the Bureau of Industry and Security is, without question, working at the Office of Antiboycott Compliance (“OAC”) because all their cases are pretty much the exact same thing, leaving plenty of time to finish the…
Rank this Week: 396

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Oct 20

    "Corporate Law after Hobby Lobby"

    "Corporate Law after Hobby Lobby"
    Lyman Johnson and David Millon have just posted a very interesting paper on Corporate Law after Hobby Lobby, THE BUSINESS LAWYER, Vol 70 - November 2014, available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full…
  • Oct 20

    Todd Henderson and I apparently are big in Taiwan

    Todd Henderson and I apparently are big in Taiwan
    Todd posted that: Here's what apperars to be the relevant passage: [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 20

    I'm puzzled by the Delaware Chancery Court decision in In re KKR Financial Holdings LLC Shareholder Litigation

    I'm puzzled by the Delaware Chancery Court decision in In re KKR Financial Holdings LLC Shareholder Litigation
    A friend recently emailed, raising a question about the new Delaware Chancery Court decision in In re KKR Financial Holdings LLC Shareholder Litigation, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 5151285 (Del.Ch.2014).... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 114

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Ruling of the Week 13: Keeping Up With The Jones Act

    Ruling of the Week 13: Keeping Up With The Jones Act
    The Jones Act is an aspect of customs law we don't often cover. It is, however, disproportionately represented in the rulings Customs and Border Protection issues. It is, therefore, worth a brief look.The part of the Jones Act with which we…
  • Oct 13

    Ruling of the Week 12: Coffee Canada Style

    Ruling of the Week 12: Coffee Canada Style
    This really more of a case review than a ruling in that it comes from the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, which is not Canada Border Services Agency and is clearly not U.S. Customs and Border Protection. But, it is an interesting issue…
  • Oct 4

    Ruling of the Week 11: Grillin' Claw

    Ruling of the Week 11: Grillin' Claw
    To the realm of cooking tools I never knew I needed, add "Grilling Claws."Apparently, this is the proper way to shred barbecued meat. I don't know how I have gotten along this far in life without a set.And, if I were importing these…
Rank this Week: 677

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/
  • Oct 20

    Borgmann on Government-Imposed Bodily Intrusion

    Borgmann on Government-Imposed Bodily Intrusion
    Caitlin E. Borgmann (CUNY School of Law) has posted The Constitutionality of Government-Imposed Bodily Intrusions (University of Illinois Law Review, p. 1059, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Throughout its history, this country has…
  • Oct 20

    Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant

    Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Los Angeles v. Patel: (1) Whether facial challenges to ordinances and statutes are permitted under the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether a hotel has an expectation of privacy…
  • Oct 19

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 356 A 'Holocaust in Slow Motion?' America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of Discretion Mark William Osler and Mark W. Bennett…
Rank this Week: 52

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

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

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Oct 20

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para terça-feira (21)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para terça-feira (21)
    Revista Justiça No quadro “Direito Penal”, o procurador de justiça em Minas Gerais Rogério Greco fala sobre “internação compulsória”. Já o procurador de justiça…
  • Oct 20

    Ministro Barroso apresenta palestra na conferência nacional da OAB

    Ministro Barroso apresenta palestra na conferência nacional da OAB
    Ao abrir as debates na XXII Conferência Nacional dos Advogados, nesta segunda feira (20), o ministro Luís Roberto Barroso, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), disse que o Brasil precisa, urgentemente, de uma reforma…
  • Oct 20

    Presidente do STF defende reforma política na conferência nacional da OAB

    Presidente do STF defende reforma política na conferência nacional da OAB
    O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal, ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, participou nesta segunda-feira (20) da solenidade de abertura da XXII Conferência Nacional dos Advogados, no Rio de Janeiro. Também participaram os ministros…
Rank this Week: 111

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/
  • Oct 20

    Misunderstanding Rule 11

    Misunderstanding Rule 11
    Via Slate, the lame-duck attorney general of Arizona cited FRCP 11 sanctions as a basis for no longer defending (or appealing, although that would be covered by FRAP 38) same-sex marriage bans. The argument, it seems, is that defending the…
  • Oct 20

    Whose job is it, FRE edition

    Whose job is it, FRE edition
    I finally got around to reading the argument in Warger v. Schauers, dealing with whether FRE 606(b) prohibits inquiry into jury deliberations in trying to show that a juror was untruthful during voir dire. During the argument, counsel for…
  • Oct 20

    Parents and the Privacy of Their Children

    Parents and the Privacy of Their Children
    In a fascinating article about her son’s relationship with Siri in yesterday’s New York Times, Judith Newman does a terrific job illustrating some key benefits of artificial intelligence. Newman observes how Siri has infinite patience for…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Oct 20

    Update: Deadline Extended for "TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form" Comment

    Update: Deadline Extended for "TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form" Comment
    In late September we reported on the FCC’s request for comments about its proposed “TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form”. That’s the form that the Commission plans to use when, after the incentive…
  • Oct 20

    FCC Further Tweaks Signal Booster Rule

    FCC Further Tweaks Signal Booster Rule
    Some rules relaxed while measures added to prevent interference to wireless networks  Back in early 2013, the FCC took steps to help consumers deal with the dreaded cell phone phenomenon of dead spots by allowing the use of private…
  • Oct 16

    On Censoring Political Ad

    On Censoring Political Ad
    With SuperPAC money flowing and political ads running on Internet streams, caution in dealing with political spots is in order. There may be just a few weeks remaining in this election season, but broadcasters should be paying attention…
Rank this Week: 854

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 20

    Bolivia court confirms third term for Morale

    Bolivia court confirms third term for Morale
    [JURIST] The Bolivian top electoral court on Sunday confirmed the reelection of President Evo Morales [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], making this the politician's third consecutive term. The president, who will serve in office until…
  • Oct 20

    Amnesty: Atrocities in eastern Ukraine must be investigated

    Amnesty: Atrocities in eastern Ukraine must be investigated
    [JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Monday released a report [text, PDF] documenting extra-judicial killings by both pro-Russian separatists and pro-Kyiv forces in eastern Ukraine, though the advocacy group cautions that…
  • Oct 20

    Australia parliament lifts ban on facial covering

    Australia parliament lifts ban on facial covering
    [JURIST] Australia's Parliament House [official website] on Monday lifted a ban on face veils including burqas and niqabs. The short-lived ban was announced earlier this month, prohibiting persons with facial coverings from being in open…
Rank this Week: 8

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Oct 20

    Corporate Counsel and Litigation sections award grant

    Corporate Counsel and Litigation sections award grant
    For 17 years, the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas has provided grants to legal service organizations that help encourage and train in-house counsel to participate in pro bono work. Several other State Bar…
  • Oct 20

    Pro Bono Spotlight: Rocío García

    Pro Bono Spotlight: Rocío García
    The State Bar of Texas, the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the American Bar Association, and others proudly support the National Pro Bono Celebration (Oct. 19-25). Pro bono week is an opportunity to educate the public about the good work…
  • Oct 20

    National Black Pre-Law Conference celebrates decade of inspiring black lawyer

    National Black Pre-Law Conference celebrates decade of inspiring black lawyer
    The National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair will host its 10th annual celebration in honor of empowering aspiring black lawyers. The free event will be held Friday and Saturday in the Houston Marriott Westchase. Late registration…
Rank this Week: 876

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 409

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Oct 20

    Relaunching CopyByte

    Relaunching CopyByte
    CopyByte, my copyright and plagiarism consulting service, is getting a facelift to better explain what services I provide and how I can help you.
  • Oct 20

    3 Count: Reserved Reversal

    3 Count: Reserved Reversal
    Appeals court overturns GSU e-reserves ruling, Kim Dotcom must disclose all his assets and Led Zeppelin loses round one in Stairway lawsuit.
  • Oct 16

    3 Count: Can I Stream It?

    3 Count: Can I Stream It?
    Both CBS and HBO announce Internet only streaming options and Aereo faces a very hostile judge in hearing over injunction.
Rank this Week: 49

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Oct 20

    The Euromaidan Protests and Social Media

    The Euromaidan Protests and Social Media
    Bruce Etling, Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet & Society has published Russia, Ukraine, and the West: Social Media Sentiment in the Euromaidan Protests as Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2014-13. Here is the…
  • Oct 20

    The April 2014 911 Outage

    The April 2014 911 Outage
    The FCC has released a report and recommendations on the April 911 outage. The outage began April 9 and hit seven states, including North Carolina, Minnesota, and Washington. At the time, CenturyLink, a company located in Louisiana, explained…
  • Oct 17

    Leakers, Leakees, and the First Amendment

    Leakers, Leakees, and the First Amendment
    John D. Moore, Brooklyn Law School, has published In the Same Boat: Leaks, the Press, and the First Amendment at 18 Holy Cross journal of Law and Public Policy 137 (2014). Here is the abstract. In the Same Boat offers...
Rank this Week: 36

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Oct 20

    EC Requests Meeting Over NAI Permit Application

    EC Requests Meeting Over NAI Permit Application
    Earlier this month the European Commission took the rare step of requesting a meeting of the Joint Committee overseeing the U.S.-EU open skies agreement to discuss Norwegian Air International's pending application for permission to operate to…
  • Oct 8

    U.S. to Screen for Ebola at Selected Airport

    U.S. to Screen for Ebola at Selected Airport
    The U.S. government has decided to move ahead with plans to begin screening passengers arriving from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea at five U.S. airports. The screenings will be conducted by representatives of the Center for Disease Control…
  • Oct 6

    U.S. Government to Discuss Ebola Screening with A4A

    U.S. Government to Discuss Ebola Screening with A4A
    Representatives from top industry trade group Airlines for America reportedly met with U.S. government officials today to discuss the utility of introducing additional passenger screening measures to prevent spread of the Ebola virus. There…
Rank this Week: 256

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 20

    An Update From Kirk Bloodsworth

    An Update From Kirk Bloodsworth
    Kirk Bloodsworth was the first person who had been sentenced to death and exonerated by DNA evidence. Tim Junkin's book, Bloodsworth, written with Kirk's involvement, is the harrowing tale of Kirk's journey. It was published in 2004. Since…
  • Oct 20

    Supreme Court to Hear California Case

    Supreme Court to Hear California Case
    "Supreme Court To Review California Death Penalty Case," is the Ap report, via CBS Sacramento. The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the conviction and death sentence for a California man in a 29-year-old triple murder in San Diego. The…
  • Oct 20

    Continuing Coverage of Bryan Stevenson's 'Just Mercy'

    Continuing Coverage of Bryan Stevenson's 'Just Mercy'
    The New York Times Sunday Book Review contained, "'Just Mercy,’ by Bryan Stevenson." It's by Ted Conover, a journalism professor and nonfiction author. Here's the beginning: Unfairness in the Justice system is a major theme of our age.…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Oct 20

    Lawsuit Of The Day: Facebook Sues DLA Piper

    Lawsuit Of The Day: Facebook Sues DLA Piper
    Why is the social-media giant suing the Biglaw behemoth?
  • Oct 20

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.20.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.20.14
    * Eric Holder gave millions to Nazis! Or at least that’s how Darrell Issa will put it. But seriously, the Department of Justice has a long-standing policy of allowing Nazi war criminals to collect Social Security payments if they agree…
  • Oct 20

    Join ATL For A Supreme Court Event In D.C.

    Join ATL For A Supreme Court Event In D.C.
    If you'd like to hear two veteran Supreme Court advocates discuss the current SCOTUS Term, we've got a great event for you.
Rank this Week: 3

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Oct 20

    CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman Files Third Annual Report Highlighting Bureau’s Hot Button Issues in Student Lending

    CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman Files Third Annual Report Highlighting Bureau’s Hot Button Issues in Student Lending
    Alan S. Kaplinsky and John L. Culhane, Jr. The CFPB released its third Annual Report of the Student Loan Ombudsman, Rohit Chopra, discussing complaints received by the CFPB about private student loans and the lessons drawn by the Ombudsman…
  • Oct 16

    CFPB Proposes No-Action Letter Policy for Innovator

    CFPB Proposes No-Action Letter Policy for Innovator
    Heather S. Klein The CFPB published for comment in today’s Federal Register a proposed policy on issuing “no-action” letters for innovative financial products or services.  Like those issued by the SEC and CFTC,…
  • Oct 14

    CFPB Proposes Changes to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule

    CFPB Proposes Changes to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule
    Marc Patterson The CFPB has issued two proposed changes to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule (Final Rule) that will be effective for applications received on or after August 1, 2015: (1) an adjustment to the timing requirement for…
Rank this Week: 678

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 20

    CJLF Newsletter

    CJLF Newsletter
    For readers interested in following CJLF's work, the present and previous editions of our quarterly (more or less) newsletter, the Advisory, are available online.  Links are maintained in the Publications section of our main web…
  • Oct 20

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Accused Murderer Faces Death Penalty in Two States: An Illinois man who sparked a two-state manhunt last month will now face death penalty trials in both Ohio and Kentucky for his crimes.  Jill Drury of WDTN News reports that…
  • Oct 20

    White Collar Offenses Don't Necessarily Stay White Collar

    White Collar Offenses Don't Necessarily Stay White Collar
    We often hear that non-violent offenses, of which white collar offenses are a significant part, should seldom or never earn jail time.I have previously argued that non-violent offenses can be terribly harmful and often merit imprisonment.…
Rank this Week: 375

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Oct 20

    We’re Proud to Sponsor the WASRG Summit!

    We’re Proud to Sponsor the WASRG Summit!
    State and Federal Communications is excited to be the Keynote Speaker Sponsor of the 2014 WASRG Summit on Tuesday, October Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 20

    Come and Get Your Donuts and Apple Cider!

    Come and Get Your Donuts and Apple Cider!
      On Friday, October 31 State and Federal Communications is hosting its fifth annual Halloween Donut and Apple Cider sale. Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 20

    Ontario Assembly to Convene Today

    Ontario Assembly to Convene Today
    Today the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada, will convene for the first session of the 41st Parliament. The assembly had Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 893

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 20

    Sanchirico Presents International Tax and Ownership Nationality Today at Northwestern

    Sanchirico Presents International Tax and Ownership Nationality Today at Northwestern
    Chris Sanchirico (Pennsylvania) presents As American as Apple, Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality, 68 Tax L. Rev. ___ (2014), at Northwestern today as part of its Law and Economics Workshop Series organized by Bernard Black:…
  • Oct 20

    Heath Presents Taxation as Collective Consumption Today at McGill

    Heath Presents Taxation as Collective Consumption Today at McGill
    Joseph Heath (Toronto) presents Taxation as Collective Consumption? at McGill today as part of its Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Allison Christians and Daniel Weinstock: Individuals express a surprisingly pervasive…
  • Oct 20

    Dharmapala Presents Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World Today at Loyola-L.A.

    Dharmapala Presents Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World Today at Loyola-L.A.
    Dhammika Dharmapala (Chicago) presents ​Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World at Loyola-L.A. today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series: The tax treatment of interest expenses in a multijurisdictional setting raises…
Rank this Week: 2

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Workers Injured in New Jersey Factory Explosion

    Workers Injured in New Jersey Factory Explosion
    Several people were injured at a New Jersey factory when a four-alarm blaze broke out following an explosion. According to a CBS New York news report, the factory accident occurred at Crest Foam Industries on Carol Place in Moonachie. Of the…
  • Oct 13

    Teenager Killed in New Jersey Truck Accident

    Teenager Killed in New Jersey Truck Accident
    A 19-year-old Bridgewater man was killed in a New Jersey car accident when his 2005 Dodge Ram burst into flames after being struck by a 2015 Mack truck. According to a an Associated Press news report, the fatal truck accident occurred on…
  • Sep 15

    Grandmother Critically Injured in New Jersey Crash

    Grandmother Critically Injured in New Jersey Crash
    An 85-year-old woman was critically injured in a New Jersey car accident when a delivery van struck her and her grandson as they crossed the street. According to an Asbury Park Press news report, the pedestrian accident occurred on Newman…
Rank this Week: 847

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 278

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Oct 20

    Mesa Power v. Canada NAFTA investor-state arbitration: public viewing of the hearing

    Mesa Power v. Canada NAFTA investor-state arbitration: public viewing of the hearing
    Many of you will be familiar with Mesa Power as the NAFTA case that concerns the local content requirements in Ontario's feed-in-tariff (FIT) programme for renewably generated electricity, which were found to violate WTO rules in the recent…
  • Oct 20

    The Amended COOL Measure Was Not So Cool, a WTO Compliance Panel Said

    The Amended COOL Measure Was Not So Cool, a WTO Compliance Panel Said
    Here is the compliance (DSU Article 21.5) panel report as well as a summary of findings. Overall, the panel followed the Appellate Body’s approach in the original COOL dispute. The panel concluded that the amended COOL measure actually…
  • Oct 17

    Where to publish in international law-a not entirely unbiased pitch for the London Review

    Where to publish in international law-a not entirely unbiased pitch for the London Review
    My co-authors and I are close to signing off on our manuscript analyzing the WTO Seal Products rulings. Coming from the very happy Howse/Langille experience with the Yale Journal of International Law, I think we will again submit to the...
Rank this Week: 63

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Oct 20

    New top Justice in Massachusetts urges repeal of mandatory minimums for low-level drug offender

    New top Justice in Massachusetts urges repeal of mandatory minimums for low-level drug offender
    I just came across this notable Boston Globe article discussing this notable speech delivered late last week by the new Chief Justice of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Here is how the Globe article starts: The head of the state’s…
  • Oct 20

    SCOTUS order list gets week off to exciting start for criminal justice fan

    SCOTUS order list gets week off to exciting start for criminal justice fan
    As reported here and here at SCOTUSblog and here at How Appealing and here at Crime & Consequences, the Supreme Court this morning issued this order list which included one notable GVR and three grants of certiorari. All of this...
  • Oct 20

    "Why Did the Supreme Court Sidestep Sentencing Dispute?"

    "Why Did the Supreme Court Sidestep Sentencing Dispute?"
    The title of this post is not merely the question I had for a few Justices after the denial of cert last week in Jones v. US (lamented here and here), it is also the headline of this new National...
Rank this Week: 14

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 300

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Oct 20

    GAO: USDA Needs to Tighten Up Salmonella and Campylobacter Standards for Poultry

    GAO: USDA Needs to Tighten Up Salmonella and Campylobacter Standards for Poultry
    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is recommending that the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) take action to reduce pathogen contamination on chicken and turkey products, make sure that…
  • Oct 19

    FDA Warning Letters: Drug Residues, Seafood Processing, Coconut Butter

    FDA Warning Letters: Drug Residues, Seafood Processing, Coconut Butter
    In recently posted U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letters, three producers were cited for holding animals “under conditions that are so inadequate that medicated animals bearing potentially harmful drug residues are…
  • Oct 19

    FDA Seeks to Mesh Public and Private Food Safety Accountability

    FDA Seeks to Mesh Public and Private Food Safety Accountability
    (This article by Tom Karst, national editor of The Packer, was first published Oct. 19, 2014, and is reposted here with his permission.) ANAHEIM, CA—The last word on food safety regulations for the produce industry won’t…
Rank this Week: 60

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Electronic Recording Update: (Almost) Available In Every Massachusetts Registry of Deed

    Electronic Recording Update: (Almost) Available In Every Massachusetts Registry of Deed
    This is a summary of the Boston Bar Association’s recent seminar, E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion, which I moderated last week. The speakers were: Hugh Fitzpatrick, Esq. Appointed Board Member, Registry of…
  • Oct 15

    Seminar Posting | E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion, Oct. 16

    Seminar Posting | E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion, Oct. 16
    E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA Learn about e-recording technology…
  • Oct 10

    Stakes Raised In Real Estate Agent Independent Contractor Case

    Stakes Raised In Real Estate Agent Independent Contractor Case
    SJC To Hear Important Employment Classification Case The critical question of whether real estate agents are governed by the state’s strict independent contractor law is now headed to the Supreme Judicial Court, the highest…
Rank this Week: 261

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Oct 20

    Chronicle article indicts academese

    Chronicle article indicts academese
    A recent Chronicle of Higher Education article is bluntly titled “Why Academics Stink at Writing.” Steven Pinker, a Harvard psychology professor and author of The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st…
  • Oct 15

    Well Thank You, Hein-on-Line!

    Well Thank You, Hein-on-Line!
    Through an agreement with the Library of Congress, the publisher William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has generously allowed the Law Library of Congress to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials from HeinOnline. These titles…
  • Oct 10

    Legal Writing Stars at the SALT Conference

    Legal Writing Stars at the SALT Conference
    The Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) conference has just opened with three legal writing stars. Pictured here are: Linda L. Berger, the Family Foundation Professor of Law at the Univeristy of Nevada at Las Vegas, who is the current...
Rank this Week: 143

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 20

    Judges in China Are Quitting in Drove

    Judges in China Are Quitting in Drove
    Judges in China are quitting in droves, fed up by heavy caseloads, low professional standards, bad pay and government interference, according to former judges, legal scholars and state media reports.
  • Oct 20

    Judges in China Are Quitting in Drove

    Judges in China Are Quitting in Drove
    Judges in China are quitting in droves, fed up by heavy caseloads, low professional standards, bad pay and government interference, according to former judges, legal scholars and state media reports.
  • Oct 20

    Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud

    Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud
    Facebook Inc. and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg filed suit against several attorneys Monday, claiming they helped perpetuate a fraud against the social network and its founder.
Rank this Week: 13