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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
  • Sep 24

    NYDFS Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services Companie

    NYDFS Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services Companie
    On Sept. 13, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) issued a proposed regulation that would impose new, rigorous cybersecurity requirements on banks, consumer lenders, money transmitters, insurance…
  • Sep 23

    Securities Regulation in the Interconnected, Global Marketplace

    Securities Regulation in the Interconnected, Global Marketplace
    It is my pleasure to participate in this year’s International Bar Association Annual Conference at the request of your president, David Rivkin, whom I first came to highly admire from our days as very young lawyers. He is a tremendous…
  • Sep 23

    The Board’s Role in FCPA Compliance

    The Board’s Role in FCPA Compliance
    For directors of public companies with foreign operations, “FCPA” is a dreaded acronym. In recent years, compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has become a key area of focus for boards and management. Enforcement of…
Rank this Week: 108

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia
    When historians record the U.S. war with Russia, the events of this past week may look like a road sign that went unheeded. The bombing of Syrian forces, which Washington has called “accidental,” indicates a new level of…
  • Sep 23

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?
    Most online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, force both buyers to agree to arbitration in lieu of filing a lawsuit against them. Arbitration is an alternate dispute resolution process where a third party arbitrator will review the…
  • Sep 23

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art
    This week’s Feel Good Friday (actually on Friday this week!) is about a Texas attorney helping Veterans through martial arts. Amber Pang Parra, Pharmaceutical Attorney at Justinian PLLC, not only works hard on behalf of her clients,…
Rank this Week: 973

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 24

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign
    by Neil H. BuchananLike Professors Colb and Dorf, I write a biweekly column for Justia's Verdict legal commentary website.  Our standard practice is to write an associated Dorf on Law post the same day that a Verdict column is published,…
  • Sep 23

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day
    By William HausdorffWhat image does the US have abroad these crazy days? And do we care? In national elections, people are naturally inwardly focused on what the election may mean for them, their families, and their communities. But as viewed…
  • Sep 22

    Questions for Judge Katzmann

    Questions for Judge Katzmann
    by Michael DorfYesterday, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit--Chief Judge Katzmann, Judge Hall, and Judge Wesley--heard oral arguments here at Cornell Law School rather than in their usual courthouse at Foley Square…
Rank this Week: 238

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China
    Hiring a foreigner in China usually requires all of the following be true: The candidate is in good health and over the age of 18 The candidate possesses the skills and work experience required for the job The candidate has no criminal record…
  • Sep 23

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Sep 22

    TPP: The Full Text, Oh and China Too

    TPP: The Full Text, Oh and China Too
    Far too many on Facebook and Twitter keep describing the Trans-Pacific Partnership as a “secret” document and then use that as a reason for opposing it. Go ahead and oppose TPP — that’s your right — but…
Rank this Week: 166

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 24

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t
    William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP, is certainly positioned well to address what is happening in Charlotte following the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.  It’s no surprise, therefore, that the New York Times has…
  • Sep 24

    One Drink Isn’t Enough

    One Drink Isn’t Enough
    In contrast to the trend on campus, at the demand of the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, of conflating intoxication with incapacity, the United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, in an opinion by…
  • Sep 24

    Tenants, Lawyers And Right

    Tenants, Lawyers And Right
    In New York City, a peculiar relationship has long existed between tenants and landlords. There is good and bad on both sides, but they need each other.  There are horror stories about neglectful and abusive landlords, and they’re…
Rank this Week: 113

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 24

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching
    Hat tip to Dr. Victoria Sutton, Texas Tech Law's Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, for alerting me to the collection of videos from the Igniting Law Teaching conference in 2015 found on the Legal Ed web pages. You...
  • Sep 23

    Help

    Help
    I have reached the age where I have a lot of "back in my day" thoughts. EDM makes my head hurt. Modern movies are terrible. I hate how connected people are with phones. I hate ball parks named after corporations....
  • Sep 22

    Predicting Success? Exciting Research from the Western Heart of Texa

    Predicting Success? Exciting Research from the Western Heart of Texa
    There’s exciting research work going on in West Texas, entitled: “Will I Pass the Bar Exam? Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance,” co-written by Dr. Katherine Austin, Professor Catherine (Cassie)…
Rank this Week: 676

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform
    Meagan Flynn at the Houston Press is right that Texas is ahead of the feds and the rest of the country right now on forensic science reform, but that fact provides cold comfort. As Grits noted in an earlier roundup, this week the president's…
  • Sep 22

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that
    Among the settlement terms leaked to the press in the Sandra Bland case this week was a statement that the Texas Department of Public Safety would provide de-escalation training for current and future troopers.The Houston Chronicle reported…
  • Sep 20

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers' attention while I'm focused elsewhere today:Williamson County to allow citations for pot, DWLIGreat news: Williamson County has decided to let Round Rock police officers issue citations…
Rank this Week: 47

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 24

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued
    Economic development proponents in Baltimore got some good news this week with the opening of a state-of-the-art $11.5 million maker space, while the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission could be headed to court, sued by…
  • Sep 23

    Mo. juror’s weather research not enough for new trial

    Mo. juror’s weather research not enough for new trial
    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that a plaintiff in a slip-and-fall case is not owed a new trial even after a juror admitted to conducting independent research. In a 4-3 decision, the court’s majority acknowledged…
  • Sep 23

    Commentary: Digital evidence as today’s DNA

    Commentary: Digital evidence as today’s DNA
    MINNEAPOLIS – Forensic DNA first made its appearance in the courtroom in 1987. Since then, DNA science has led to convictions and acquittals for some of the most violent crimes, including rape and murder. Prisoners have been released as…
Rank this Week: 397

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Latest thoughts about Brexit and the UPC

    Latest thoughts about Brexit and the UPC
    Sudden moments of clarity are always a good look for IPKatIt has certainly been a long time coming and we still can't be sure that a UPC change is gonna come to the UK. We recently saw the unveiling of an authoritative Opinion by Richard…
  • Sep 23

    Friday Fantasie

    Friday Fantasie
    Friday has rolled around once again and the IPKat is here to bring you up to date with a magnificent 7 miscellaneous IP events and news stories that you might have missed. Music to this Kat's ears1. Last call for alcohol The NZ Ministry of…
  • Sep 23

    Law & Economics - The Italian Edition

    Law & Economics - The Italian Edition
    It was on the bus to the villa on the second day that it clicked - why there were only two faces I recognised at the conference.  The European Association of Law & Economics (EALE), whose annual conference I attended in Bologna,…
Rank this Week: 30

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Sep 24

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient
    Dr DB v. General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 2331 (QB), 23 September 2016, Soole J – read judgment An interesting three-way privacy fight between a GP, a patient who had complained about his treatment by the GP, and the…
  • Sep 22

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law
    Understanding Standing: Post 1 of 3 Recently, we posted on a proposed action against the European Commission, or, more precisely, the action of its president. The applicants’ greatest challenge in those proceedings will be to persuade…
  • Sep 21

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee
    Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and another [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB) – read judgment Under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 those who live together but are not married are not entitled to damages for bereavement. The High…
Rank this Week: 130

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 58

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Sep 24

    Breach of Trust

    Breach of Trust
    Fox4KC reported the arrest of nursing home employee Angela Kreps who is accused of stealing thousands from a cancer victim. Kreps was director of social services at the Maple Wood Care Center.  Kreps used her position at…
  • Sep 23

    Choking Death

    Choking Death
    The Star Tribune reported that the Minnesota Department of Health said the Gardens at Cannon Falls “did not have an adequate system to ensure cognitively impaired residents on [liquid] diets were adequately supervised.” Nursing…
  • Sep 22

    “Staffing is an issue everywhere you go”

    “Staffing is an issue everywhere you go”
    ABC27 had an incredible article with video proof of horrendous violations at Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  You can see the videos by using the link to the article. “I’ve seen roaches, but these…
Rank this Week: 121

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 219

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 317

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/
  • Sep 24

    Thinking about Therano

    Thinking about Therano
    I’m sure I’m not alone in having followed the spectacular fall of Theranos over the past year. Elizabeth Holmes was a fairytale come to life – and now, the main question seems to be whether she intentionally defrauded her investors...
  • Sep 23

    "Distraction Sickness"

    "Distraction Sickness"
    In January 2015, I wrote about a resolution to take a break from e-mails on Saturdays. That resolution failed, quickly. Since then, I have been thinking a lot about my relationship with e-mail. On one hand, I get a lot...
  • Sep 22

    What Do Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and 220 Law Professors Have in Common?

    What Do Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and 220 Law Professors Have in Common?
    Lately, I’ve been researching the twelve nation Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty (“TPP”) because I am looking at investor-state dispute settlements (ISDS) in my work in progress proposing a model bilateral investment treaty between the…
Rank this Week: 94

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Sep 24

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer
    In my post, Non-Apology Apologies, Part 2, I briefly described Wells Fargo’s acceptance of responsibility but refusal to apologize for its fraudulent practices in creating accounts without customers’ authorization. This post…
  • Sep 21

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium
    The University of Missouri’s symposium, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, will take place on Friday, October 7, from 9 am to noon Central Time. We recently set the schedule for the…
  • Sep 18

    Bad Decisions to Go to Trial

    Bad Decisions to Go to Trial
    You may be familiar with the Randall Kiser et al. study, Let’s Not Make a Deal: An Empirical Study of Decision Making in Unsuccessful Settlement Negotiations, 5 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 551 (2008), which replicated amazing…
Rank this Week: 380

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Sep 24

    How To Kill A Drone - #GolfSaturday

    How To Kill A Drone - #GolfSaturday
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 24

    Samsung's Gear S3 - Worthy Successor To The Gear S2

    Samsung's Gear S3 - Worthy Successor To The Gear S2
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 23

    Why I Am A Solo - I Have Some Control Over My Interactions With Fact-Resistant Client

    Why I Am A Solo - I Have Some Control Over My Interactions With Fact-Resistant Client
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 161

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 295

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Sep 24

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?
    Julie Doughty at Cardiff University has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation to do research on responses to the January 2014 practice guidance on sending judgments to Bailii. She has asked me to gently remind any family court judges who may…
  • Sep 19

    Really serious and imminent

    Really serious and imminent
    Newsflash : We’re all flat out and it ain’t getting any better. I hadn’t noticed. The President however, has time for the production of two views in the space of a month. And in this one are some shocking figures. He is…
  • Sep 18

    Gotta licence to eat cake…

    Gotta licence to eat cake…
    OK ok, last running update before the race. I made my 13 miles in my last training run. Just. I am feeling positive again. And also a bit elated it is almost over… Thanks to everyone who has donated. We’ve now raised a smashing…
Rank this Week: 947

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 24

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed
    From Politico: A New York judge has rejected a media request to make public the contents of a 25-year-old court file on Donald Trump's divorce from wife Ivana, saying the courts have no business deciding what information could be useful...
  • Sep 24

    Divorce & Kid

    Divorce & Kid
    From CBS News: In the wake of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s divorce announcement this week, many may be wondering how their six children will weather the split. Divorce experts say children’s responses and needs after a marriage ends…
  • Sep 22

    Obergefell on Concurring Opinion

    Obergefell on Concurring Opinion
    From Professor Jana Singer (University of Maryland), writing for Concurring Opinions: The Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges marked a sea change in family law. While the immediate impact of the decision is clear –…
Rank this Week: 140

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Inapplicability of Money Lending Laws to Regulated NBFC

    The Inapplicability of Money Lending Laws to Regulated NBFC
    [The following guest post is contributed by Munmi Phukon, who is a Senior Manager in the Corporate Law Division at Vinod Kothari & Co.]IntroductionIn 2011, a landmark judgment of the Gujarat High Court in Radhe Estate Developers Vs.…
  • Sep 22

    Exempted inter-se transfer amounts to ‘sale’

    Exempted inter-se transfer amounts to ‘sale’
    [The following post is contributed by Supreme Waskar, who is a corporate lawyer in Mumbai]In an earlier post on February 18, 2012, Mr. Umakanth Varottil had discussedthe informal guidance issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of…
  • Sep 18

    Takeover Regulations and the Banking Sector

    Takeover Regulations and the Banking Sector
    Two separate but recent developments underscore the need to treat the banking sector differently when it comes to compliance with the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 (the “Takeover…
Rank this Week: 304

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.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 128

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee
    News Channel 5 reports that Tennessee state health officials investigated a Salmonella food poisoning outbreak that sickened potentially dozens of people in Middle Tennessee. The Salmonella illnesses emerged after a... Continue Reading
  • Sep 23

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak
    The Pueblo City-County Health Department, El Paso County Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are jointly investigating an ongoing outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to... Continue Reading
  • Sep 19

    Let Go of the Eggo – with Listeria

    Let Go of the Eggo – with Listeria
    Kellogg Company announced Monday it will recall approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles after they were possibly contaminated with the bacteria listeria. Kellogg announced on its website... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 79

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Last Thursday, the Icesi Law School in Cali, Colombia, held a conference to commemorate twenty-five years of the Constitution of Colombia (right). Forthcoming in December from Carolina Academic Press: The Death Penalty as Torture: From the…
  • Sep 22

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"
    I'm very pleased to announce that Jefferson Decker, an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University, has published The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American…
  • Sep 22

    Call for Applications: Yale University Chauncey Postdoc

    Call for Applications: Yale University Chauncey Postdoc
    Via H-Law, we are passing along the following job announcement from Yale University:The Chauncey Postdoctoral Fellowships are up to three positions funded by the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy for one year renewable for one…
Rank this Week: 56

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction
    Machiko Kanetake (Utrecht Univ. - Law) & Cai Congyan (Xiamen Univ. - Law) have posted Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanctions (in Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law, Larissa van den Herik ed., forthcoming).…
  • Sep 23

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
    Lorand Bartels (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit. Here's the abstract:It has become conventional wisdom that once the UK leaves the EU it will have to renegotiate core aspects of its WTO rights and…
  • Sep 23

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"
    The British Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for a symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report," which will be featured in its 2016 volume. Here's the call: CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SYMPOSIUMThe Iraq Inquiry ReportThe…
Rank this Week: 48

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 396

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Schell v. OXY USA Inc. 16-244 Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondent in this case. Issue: (1)…
  • Sep 23

    SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 review

    SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 review
    The late Justice Antonin Scalia and the vacancy he left behind continued to loom large over the justices’ summer appearances, as his colleagues were often called upon to speak about his legacy, their memories of serving with him, and…
  • Sep 23

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On September 30 at 12 p.m., the Pacific Legal Foundation and National Review Institute will host a preview of the Supreme Court’s next Term. Speakers will include Theodore Olson, Neal Katyal, and Gregory Katsas; Ramesh Ponnuru will…
Rank this Week: 27

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style
    Cornhusker State insureds (and potential insureds) just lost another opportunity:"Blue Cross drops out of Nebraska's Obamacare marketplace"That leaves just two carriers on the state's Exchange, one of which has a substantial Medicaid presence…
  • Sep 23

    Back to the Future?

    Back to the Future?
    Regular readers will recognize Cornerstone: they've been a great resource for me both professionally and for the blog. Steve Geis, Cornerstone's VP of Employee Benefits, recently penned a really interesting article that was emailed to their…
  • Sep 22

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition
    Our good friend Louise Norris, co-proprietor (along with her husband Jay) of the Colorado Health Insurance Insider blog hosts this week's round-up of health care wonkery. And it's extra special because they're celebrating the blog's 10 year…
Rank this Week: 59

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 23

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project
    The role of “commentaries” in the shaping of contemporary international law proved a recurring question in the just-concluded morning public plenary of today’s conference, “Humanity’s Common Heritage: 2016…
  • Sep 22

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court
    On 10 September, the African Court and UNESCO convened a seminar on “Strengthening judiciary systems and African Courts to protect the safety of journalists and end impunity” in Arusha, Tanzania. Attended by some 100 participants,…
  • Sep 21

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’
    Invitation ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’ Date: Friday September, 23th 2016 Time: 9.30 am-4 pm (registration at the venue from 8.30) Venue: Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University The…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Sep 23

    Consent Suspension In Louisiana

    Consent Suspension In Louisiana
    The Louisiana Supreme Court accepted a consent suspension of an attorney whose federal suspension was recently affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Respondent and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel submitted a…
  • Sep 23

    Not To Late To Sue

    Not To Late To Sue
    A legal malpractice suit was not time-barred, according to an opinion of the Alaska Supreme Court. A client personally financed the sale of his business corporation. His attorney drafted documents that secured the buyer’s debt with…
  • Sep 23

    Benefit Of The Doubt

    Benefit Of The Doubt
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a 60-day suspension for litigation misconduct that mostly took place in the last century. The events that led to this disciplinary matter are part of an epic and Byzantine saga of litigation in…
Rank this Week: 63

National Insurance Law Forum

National Insurance Law Forum

Discussion forum among insurance industry professionals, risk managers, attorneys, policyholders, students, and others with an interest in the development of American insurance law.

http://www.insurancelawforum.com/
  • Sep 23

    FountainCourt

    FountainCourt
    The Oregon Supreme Court held yesterday that an insurer may be liable for a full jury award for property damages against its insured if the insurer fails to refute the insured’s factual position that it was impossible to determine what…
  • Aug 30

    Client Questions About Settlement

    Client Questions About Settlement
    One of the most common mistakes that insurance adjusters, and even some attorney practitioners, make during settlement negotiations is failing to anticipate all of the essential elements of the settlement agreement. Such oversights may result…
  • Aug 15

    Attorney-Client Privilege

    Attorney-Client Privilege
    The Washington Court of Appeals’ recent decision in Steel v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co., 2016 WL 4001431 (2016) should be of interest to those seeking (or seeking to preclude) the production of attorney-client privileged and…
Rank this Week: 654

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well over here in Seattle we’re ready to get our typical Fall weekend started: Clouds, falling leaves, and catching up on what we’ve missed during all that Clio coverage. Speaking of, don’t miss this week’s new to the…
  • Sep 20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.
    Before you dig in to our Top 10, make sure to check out our #ClioCloud9 coverage over on LXBN. Now here’s Tuesdays Top 10 in Law Blogs: Federal Court in D.C. Rules Against FEC in Important Disclosure Case – …
  • Sep 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe
    Phew—well as you may have noticed, over on LXBN we’re all Clio all the time. We’ve got some comprehensive conference coverage going, and there’ve been some fascinating speakers. Check it out. And then, read…
Rank this Week: 33

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

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

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Sep 23

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate
    ~From the Copyright Alliance~ Dear Creators, As election season grows closer and important copyright issues take center stage, please sign our letter reminding candidates of the vital role that copyright, free expression, creativity and…
  • Sep 22

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning
    LinkedIn announced today the launch of LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform enabling individuals and organizations to achieve their objectives and aspirations. LinkedIn’s goal is to help people discover and develop the skills…
  • Sep 15

    Do You Want to Remove Your ID Info from Copyright Office Records?

    Do You Want to Remove Your ID Info from Copyright Office Records?
    The U.S. Copyright Office today published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”), seeking public comment on proposed new rules related to personally identifiable information (“PII”) that may be found in the…
Rank this Week: 349

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 127

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 109

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 416

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?
    As Chicago clings to the last vestiges of summer, its lateral market mirrors its favorable conditions.
  • Sep 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16
    * Kim Kardashian wants to go to law school. Maybe she should worry about a Bachelor's degree first. [Daily Caller] * The U.S. is falling behind the international standard for court transparency. [Fix the Court] * The struggles facing…
  • Sep 23

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House
    It wasn't always like this.
Rank this Week: 4

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Sep 23

    What President Hillary Clinton would do on Day 1

    What President Hillary Clinton would do on Day 1
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: This week, we’re taking a close look at how the presidential candidates might actually govern. Last night, the focus was on what Donald Trump’s early days in office could look…
  • Sep 7

    Ginsburg: ‘Cooler heads will prevail’ on high court nominee

    Ginsburg: ‘Cooler heads will prevail’ on high court nominee
    Photo by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Wednesday that she thinks “cooler heads will prevail” in the Senate, where Republican…
  • Aug 24

    Where do the presidential candidates stand on Supreme Court nominees?

    Where do the presidential candidates stand on Supreme Court nominees?
    Photo of U.S. Supreme Court by Paul J. Richards/Getty Images WASHINGTON — No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that’s just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices,…
Rank this Week: 998

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Sep 23

    129 struck by Hepatitis A from Tropical Smoothie Café

    129 struck by Hepatitis A from Tropical Smoothie Café
    As of 12:00 pm on September 23, 2016, 104 Virginia residents who had tested positive for hepatitis A reported consuming a smoothie at Tropical Smoothie Café prior to becoming ill. Approximately 35% of the residents, for whom…
  • Sep 22

    276 with Hepatitis A tied to Genki Sushi

    276 with Hepatitis A tied to Genki Sushi
    Since the last update, HDOH has identified 5 new cases of hepatitis A.  All cases have been in adults, 68 have required hospitalization. Findings of the investigation suggest that the source of the outbreak is focused on Oahu. Ten (10)…
  • Sep 20

    More ill with Hepatitis A in Virginia

    More ill with Hepatitis A in Virginia
    Arkansas, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia and CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Information…
Rank this Week: 136

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Magical Incantations of Blockchain: I must…

    Magical Incantations of Blockchain: I must confess: I was a liberal arts major, and I've never written a line of code in my life.  So maybe I'm just an idiot (a real possibility), but I just don't see how Blockchain works, and how it's going…
  • Sep 22

    Want Some Free HIPAA Advice? Are you a…

    Want Some Free HIPAA Advice? Are you a North Texas healthcare provider looking for help and ideas on how to conduct a good risk analysis for your organization?  How would you like the assistance of a dozen Masters of Healthcare Management…
  • Sep 22

    Providers Must Understand [and Practice]…

    Providers Must Understand [and Practice] Cybersecurity: Ft. Worth's own Theresa Meadows serves on HHS' Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force and has some good points to make.  Like understanding your risks.  
Rank this Week: 642

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Sep 23

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Franziska Roesner Beyonce and Scène à faire, Web tracking over the past 20 years, the new rules for self driving cars, IoT privacy etiquette and more! Download or…
  • Sep 16

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Scot Refsland, Ph.D. Playboy and copyright over web links to its images, do longer tweets change their copyrightability?  YouTube is fixing Content ID, a girl sues parents over…
  • Sep 9

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Star Trek fan films, Fr. Robert Ballecer on the new drone rules from the FAA, security and the Internet of Things, a national park is granted personhood and more! Download…
Rank this Week: 291

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Slides for my conference talk

    Slides for my conference talk
    Excellent conference, which ended just a half hour ago, on "Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World."  Very diverse range of topics, ideas, and approaches, but it also hung together well.  Props to Philip Alston and Nikki Reisch…
  • Sep 21

    "Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World": NYU Law School conference this Thursday and Friday

    "Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World": NYU Law School conference this Thursday and Friday
    Tomorrow and Friday at NYU, we will be holding our long-planned conference on Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World.  Very good and varied speakers list, bringing together lots of interesting people who are not always seen at the same…
  • Sep 21

    Two birds with one stone?

    Two birds with one stone?
    An op-ed by Morris Pearl in today's NYT argues the following: "With companies engaging in high-risk tax avoidance, the investing public needs more information, clearly expressed.  Investors should, at a minimum, be given a list of all…
Rank this Week: 659

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/
  • Sep 23

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement
    The inspiration for this post comes from Donna Ballman's terrific blog and her latest post today, titled "Trump Campaign Noncompete Agreements May Break Multiple Laws."It probably comes as no surprise that Trump's noncompete agreement sucks…
  • Sep 23

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete
    Only rarely do courts strike non-competes on the final element of the three-part reasonableness test: whether enforcement would be contrary to a public interest.Earlier this year, a Rhode Island court followed Massachusetts' lead and held…
  • Sep 12

    Illinois Appellate Court Announces a "Test" to Evaluate Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claim

    Illinois Appellate Court Announces a "Test" to Evaluate Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claim
    In Conxall Corp. v. iCONN Systems, LLC, the First District Appellate Court of Illinois set forth what only loosely can be described as a "test" for determining when a party maintains an action for trade secrets misappropriation in bad…
Rank this Week: 791

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 227