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Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi: A Judgement Eagerly Awaited

    Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi: A Judgement Eagerly Awaited
    One of the most closely watched cases in the recent times from a commercial law perspective is the case of Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi pending before the UK Supreme Court. The hearings were complete on 23.07.2015 and…
  • Jul 24

    Indian Journal of Arbitration Law: Call for Paper

    Indian Journal of Arbitration Law: Call for Paper
    Call for papers from the IJAL (Indian Journal of Arbitration Law)Call for PapersThe Indian Journal of Arbitration Law is a biannual, student reviewed Journal by the Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Arbitration Law of National Law…
  • Jul 18

    Undue Delay Per Se in Not a Ground for Setting Aside Award

    Undue Delay Per Se in Not a Ground for Setting Aside Award
    Recently, the English High Court (Commercial Court) had the occasion to consider the question whether delay in publishing the award after completion of hearings was a ground for setting aside the arbitral award under Section 68 of the English…
Rank this Week: 651

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Aug 1

    Welcome to Our August Blogger

    Welcome to Our August Blogger
    Our August student guest blogger will be 2L James Wold. James is originally from Janesville, Wisconsin, and has worked for over a decade as a sports editor. He is interested in sports law, particularly international sports law. Many thanks to…
  • Jul 28

    Broad Support for Regional Economic Cooperation Found in New Law School Poll

    Broad Support for Regional Economic Cooperation Found in New Law School Poll
      A substantial majority of people in the Chicago “megacity” – the region stretching from the Milwaukee area, across metropolitan Chicago, and into northwest Indiana – want to see their political leaders make a…
  • Jul 27

    Marquette Students Study Comparative Law in Germany

    Marquette Students Study Comparative Law in Germany
    This is week Two of the Summer Session in International and Comparative Law, taking place in Giessen, Germany.  Pictured to the left are my students in the class on Comparative Law.  They come from Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Brazil,…
Rank this Week: 892

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: 403

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Texas Guaranty Fund

    Texas Guaranty Fund
    Insurance attorneys need to be able to discuss the Texas Guaranty Fund with their clients and how this fund works. Four large insurance companies were declared insolvent in 2013, and as a result lawyers will have situations where a client...
  • Jul 30

    Assignment Of Benefit

    Assignment Of Benefit
    Insurance lawyers get calls from companies that have an assignment of benefits (AOB). This AOB is discussed in an article published by Claims Journal. It does a good job of discussing it and even though it talks about events in...
  • Jul 28

    Prompt Pay And Auto Insurance

    Prompt Pay And Auto Insurance
    Mansfield insurance lawyers need to read the Houston Court of Appeals [14th Dist.] opinion styled, Daugherty v. American Motorists Insurance Company. It was issued in 1998. Daugherty filed suit against American for refusing to pay his claim.…
Rank this Week: 737

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/
  • Aug 1

    Request for Public Comment on Exchange-Traded Product

    Request for Public Comment on Exchange-Traded Product
    The SEC is soliciting comments on exchange-traded products and the window for comment is drawing to a close. This issue has not received the attention that it deserves. Hopefully, some of this Blog's readers will consider contributing. The…
  • Aug 1

    Law Professor Survey on the Use of Popular Culture in Law Teaching

    Law Professor Survey on the Use of Popular Culture in Law Teaching
    Cynthia Bond, a professor at John Marshall Law School, has requested that I post the following survey announcement: Greetings Law Teacher Colleagues: I am working on an article this summer on uses of popular culture in the law school…
  • Aug 1

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Bryce Cullinane, Case Note, Assessing Irving Picard's Writ of certiorari in Picard v. JPMorgan Chase: Another Chapter in the Saga of Bernie…
Rank this Week: 99

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 1

    Criminal Removal Case Before the Supreme Court: Torres v. Lynch

    Criminal Removal Case Before the Supreme Court: Torres v. Lynch
    In June, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Torres v. Lynch, which presents the question whether a state offense constitutes an "aggravated felony" under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43), on the ground that the state offense is…
  • Aug 1

    Who's Next? Trump Goes After Spanish Immigrant, Celebrity Chef Jose André

    Who's Next? Trump Goes After Spanish Immigrant, Celebrity Chef Jose André
    The Washington Post reports that Donald Trump has sued celebrity chef José Andrés, who backed out of a deal to open the flagship restaurant in Trump’s D.C. luxury hotel. Trump has filed a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against…
  • Aug 1

    Bernie Sanders and the Immigration Third Rail: Why I am Not Sure About His Presidential Candidacy

    Bernie Sanders and the Immigration Third Rail: Why I am Not Sure About His Presidential Candidacy
    Many of my progressive friends were quick to jump on the Bernie Sanders for President bandwagon. His populist, class conscious, perhaps even socialist approach to many policy issues of the day intrigued liberals looking for something more…
Rank this Week: 16

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 146

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Aug 1

    How would you #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?

    How would you #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?
    This week on Twitter, a trending hashtag has been #ChangeTheWorldIn5Words. Tweeters share their five-word ideas and add the hashtag to their tweets. Some answers… The post How would you #ChangeTheLawIn5Words? appeared on…
  • Jul 31

    Do You Cringe When Receiving Documents from Outside Counsel?

    Do You Cringe When Receiving Documents from Outside Counsel?
    “I do not want to work with you to select the words, develop the structure of a paragraph—or document—for that matter. What I want is a thoughtful piece where—if I choose—I can add insight or new thinking. Do not…
  • Jul 29

    Your In-house Counsel Job – Stay or Go?

    Your In-house Counsel Job – Stay or Go?
    The post What is the right length of time to stay in an in house job? appeared first on The Lawyer Whisperer. The post Your In-house Counsel Job – Stay or Go? appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
Rank this Week: 244

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Paying More and Enjoying it Le

    Paying More and Enjoying it Le
    If you like your plan ......... If you like your doctor ........... We will reduce premiums by $2500 .........Not only are legal Americans paying more for their health insurance AND health care while enjoying it less, some have figured out…
  • Jul 31

    Punctuation Count

    Punctuation Count
    Are you the type that pays attention to punctuation? How about an asterisk that directs you to a footnote.If you just ignore them, you should consider changing.Here's a wake up call about your Social Security statement.At first glance, the…
  • Jul 30

    About that promise

    About that promise
    So I'm currently going through a batch of renewals for clients with Grandmothered individual medical plans. Briefly, these are older plans that are exempt from some (but not all) SCOTUScare requirements. In general, they have much lower…
Rank this Week: 55

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 1

    Lawmaker Ready to Introduce Legislation to Stop Same-Sex Marriage in Tennessee

    Lawmaker Ready to Introduce Legislation to Stop Same-Sex Marriage in Tennessee
    From WKRN.com: A state lawmaker is ready to introduce legislation, if need be, to stop marriage licenses from being issued across the state, all because of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. State Rep. Rick Womick (R), of…
  • Jul 31

    Paternity Leave for Single Military Fathers?

    Paternity Leave for Single Military Fathers?
    From Military Times: Possible paternity leave for single sailor fathers is on the radar, according to a Navy spokeswoman. Married service members are allowed 10 days of paternity leave that is not against their other leave under a 2008 law...
  • Jul 30

    Christian Schools Ask Supreme Court to Strike Down Obamacare Abortion Mandate

    Christian Schools Ask Supreme Court to Strike Down Obamacare Abortion Mandate
    From The Washington Examiner: A group of Christian schools wants the Supreme Court to strike down an Obamacare mandate that they provide health plans that enable access to abortion-inducing pills, the latest religious nonprofits to challenge…
Rank this Week: 134

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 79

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 1

    Fed’s Proposed Amendments to Capital Plan & Stress Test Rule

    Fed’s Proposed Amendments to Capital Plan & Stress Test Rule
    On July 17th, the Federal Reserve Board (“Fed”) issued a proposed rule that provides some relief from capital stress testing requirements. [1] Most notably, it eliminates advanced approaches risk-weighted assets and tier 1 common…
  • Jul 31

    Where Women Are On Board: Perspectives from Gender Diverse Boardroom

    Where Women Are On Board: Perspectives from Gender Diverse Boardroom
    Interest in, and momentum toward, greater diversity in the boardrooms of U.S. publicly traded companies is increasing. We believe this is due to a combination of international developments, workplace trends and investor sentiment.…
  • Jul 30

    2015 Proxy Season Review

    2015 Proxy Season Review
    Our 2015 Proxy Season Review summarizes significant developments relating to shareholder proposals to date during the 2015 proxy season. Although shareholder activists pursuing strategic or management changes continue to dominate…
Rank this Week: 113

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 July

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 July
    All the posts from the past two weeks with some extra reading for you over the weekend The post Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 July appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Jul 30

    Ben Reeve Lewis Newsround #214

    Ben Reeve Lewis Newsround #214
    In Ben's last post as an enforcement officer, he looks at pods for the homeless, million pound penthouses for the filthy rich, and considers Lord Sewell's analysis of his colleagues The post Ben Reeve Lewis Newsround #214 appeared first on…
  • Jul 30

    Congratulation to David Smith, the new RLA Policy Director

    Congratulation to David Smith, the new RLA Policy Director
    Also of course congratulations to the RLA for being fortunate enough to be able to appoint such a respected figure to this post. As you will all probably know, David Smith is a solicitor and partner at Anthony Gold solicitors and also a…
Rank this Week: 396

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

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

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 1

    The Other Mob (and the hypocrites who hate it)

    The Other Mob (and the hypocrites who hate it)
    At Vox, Max Fisher did a number on the mob. No, not the mob that most people hate, but the other mob, the one born of righteous anger, and the occasional fun of destroying someone, on the internet. It was putatively about the mob that went…
  • Aug 1

    The Dangers of Night Knocking

    The Dangers of Night Knocking
    The street name, Whispering Woods Lane, sounds quiet, calm and bucolic, though it’s a housing development in Sparta, New Jersey.  Even so, knocking at the front door at 2 in the morning is jarring.  That the three boys…
  • Jul 31

    1. @Avvo . . . 4. Profit!!!

    1. @Avvo . . . 4. Profit!!!
    For reasons that oftentimes eludes me, I get pitched by new legal tech start-ups, seeking to gain my approval of their business and, gasp, write something nice about them.  Enthusiastic young people, sometimes lawyers, explain to me in…
Rank this Week: 133

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 1

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case
    The International Court of Justice has scheduled public hearings for October in two pending matters: In the case of Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Preliminary…
  • Jul 31

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification
    The issue of consular notification and access has been much in the news and in the courts in the United States over the last fifteen years. The United States has been brought before the International Court of Justice three times...
  • Jul 30

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person
    Pursuant to a 2013 United Nations General Assembly Resolution (68/192), July 30 is designated as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness about the problem and to focus on protection of victims. The UN estimates that…
Rank this Week: 170

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Aug 1

    Tampa Police Notice Spike In Calls Over This Cell Phone Case

    Tampa Police Notice Spike In Calls Over This Cell Phone Case
    Law enforcement in Pasco County, Florida, have recently noticed a spike in a new type of cell phone carrying case that can potentially create a disastrous consequence. These modified cell phone cases are shaped to look like guns, and…
  • Jul 31

    Tampa-Area Man Punched And Kicked Baby

    Tampa-Area Man Punched And Kicked Baby
    Since July 5, police have been looking for a Tampa man accused of kicking, punching and biting the head of an 11-month-old baby boy in Pinellas Park. The Pinellas Park Police Department has probable cause to arrest the 31-year-old man,... The…
  • Jul 30

    Tampa Apartment Complex Residents Report Scorpion Invasion

    Tampa Apartment Complex Residents Report Scorpion Invasion
    Residents of a Tampa apartment complex are having to deal with a scorpion invasion. The invasion is bad enough that the property manager said he would have an Orkin take a look, but only after a local news station got... The post Tampa…
Rank this Week: 455

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Aug 1

    Think Globally - Act Locally -Win8.1 Local Account

    Think Globally - Act Locally -Win8.1 Local Account
    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.
  • Aug 1

    Computer Exorcism

    Computer Exorcism
    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.
  • Aug 1

    Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2 8-Inch 32 GB Tablet - $200

    Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2 8-Inch 32 GB Tablet - $200
    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: 157

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 1

    Michael Blumm on Federal Reserved Water Right

    Michael Blumm on Federal Reserved Water Right
    Michael C. Blumm has posted “Reserved Water Rights as a Rule of Law” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The reserved water rights doctrine is — and always has been — a controversial doctrine in Western water law circles…
  • Jul 31

    Save the Date: Apply to Clerk at NARF by September 25, 2015

    Save the Date: Apply to Clerk at NARF by September 25, 2015
    Founded in 1970, the Native American Rights Fund (“NARF”) is the oldest and largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide.…
  • Jul 31

    Navajo Nation DOJ Job Posting

    Navajo Nation DOJ Job Posting
     ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL POSITION TAX AND FINANCE UNIT NAVAJO NATION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is seeking an energetic and motivated Assistant Attorney General to manages a component “Tax and…
Rank this Week: 73

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Aug 1

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-31

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-31
    Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-30: Tories want massive free trade deal signed before election http:… http://t.co/le7Yjlb4GV -> Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-30 http://t.co/Js49VU51eJ -> Sony's Top Digital…
  • Jul 31

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-30

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-30
    Tories want massive free trade deal signed before election http://t.co/6r7Lvi1RQ2 -> Devices using voice-recognition, microphones bring more privacy concerns http://t.co/QGtkAH2z3i -> TVEyes Cannot Stand in the Shoes of its Users…
  • Jul 27

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-26

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-07-26
    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2015-07-25: Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2015-07-18: Comp… http://t.co/y5nzJlv3i3 -> Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2015-07-25 http://t.co/Y43rcVi2st -> Anonymous…
Rank this Week: 592

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
  • Aug 1

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4
    This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR). My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Here are links to Part 2-ish and Part 3 in this conversation.…
  • Jul 23

    A Contracts Take on Consumer Arbitration Agreement

    A Contracts Take on Consumer Arbitration Agreement
    Over at Concurring Opinions Lawrence Cunningham (GW) has posted a contract law perspective on adhesion contracts with arbitration agreements.  Enjoy.    
  • Jul 23

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 3

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 3
    This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR).  My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Because we decided to continue this conversation for a while, I am posting our…
Rank this Week: 377

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Aug 1

    Celebrity Chefs Should Stay Out of Politic

    Celebrity Chefs Should Stay Out of Politic
    Celebrity chef José Andrés should stay out of politics. Focus on your business. It needs it. And because of his dumb comments about Donald Trump, as well as his backing out of a business deal, I have no interest eating…
  • Jul 28

    Iran Nuclear Agreement: A Weapon of Mass Destruction for U.S. and Global Nonproliferation Effort

    Iran Nuclear Agreement: A Weapon of Mass Destruction for U.S. and Global Nonproliferation Effort
    Announcing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding Iranian nuclear activities, President Obama claimed it would make “our country and the world safer and more secure.” On the contrary, what the agreement allows;…
  • Jul 28

    Planned Parenthood Must Go Private, No More Taxpayer Money

    Planned Parenthood Must Go Private, No More Taxpayer Money
    When a Leftist organization’s leader finds him or herself politically cornered because the facts of an argument do not advance their cause, he or she will eventually engage in the politics of personal destruction. That is exactly…
Rank this Week: 684

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 508

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Aug 1

    Scouting changes again; as usual, the Washington Blade is there.

    Scouting changes again; as usual, the Washington Blade is there.
    I was a Boy Scout, and eventually an Eagle Scout, growing up in suburban Chicago and Cincinnati. What I learned in scouting means a lot to me; I use it, probably instinctually, every day. Naturally, national news about changes...
  • Jul 31

    "She has no enemies". No bueno. No bueno.

    "She has no enemies". No bueno. No bueno.
    You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. --Winston Churchill Here's some of the best advice on hiring, staffing and re-staffing anyone can give. Please don't stand behind, endorse or recommend…
  • Jul 30

    How to work.

    How to work.
    Detroit, July 19, 1970...
Rank this Week: 74

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Grace Before Dying - Photographs of the Hospice Program at Louisiana State Penitentiary [EOL in Art 82]

    Grace Before Dying - Photographs of the Hospice Program at Louisiana State Penitentiary [EOL in Art 82]
    Grace Before Dying is an award-winning photographic documentary by Lori Waselchuk that chronicles the prisoner-run hospice program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, in Angola.  Waselchuk collaborated with the Angola Prison hospice…
  • Aug 1

    Decision Making for Unknown & Vulnerable Patients: A Survey

    Decision Making for Unknown & Vulnerable Patients: A Survey
    Please participate in this survey on medical decision making for Unknown and Unrepresented Patients. The Community Ethics Committee (CEC) has become a valued resource for the ethics leadership of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston…
  • Jul 31

    Nominate this Blog for the ABA Blawg 100

    Nominate this Blog for the ABA Blawg 100
    If you find this blog of value, please consider nominating it for the American Bar Association's 100 best legal blogs. Nominations are due here by August 16, 2015.
Rank this Week: 301

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/
  • Aug 1

    Halliburton – have we learned nothing?

    Halliburton – have we learned nothing?
    The Halliburton district court finally issued its decision (.pdf) on the plaintiffs’ renewed motion for class certification – and I’m afraid it’s exactly as incoherent as the most pessimistic predictions might have anticipated. The…
  • Jul 31

    Khan, Serafeim, & Yoon on Corporate Sustainability and Materiality

    Khan, Serafeim, & Yoon on Corporate Sustainability and Materiality
    Mozaffar Khan, George Serafeim, and Aaron Yoon of Harvard Business School have posted an interesting working paper entitled Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality. The abstract follows: An increasing number of companies make…
  • Jul 30

    Funding Tips from Angel Investors and Venture Capitalist

    Funding Tips from Angel Investors and Venture Capitalist
    Last week I attended a panel discussion with angel investors and venture capitalists hosted by Refresh Miami. Almost two hundred entrepreneurs and tech professionals attended the summer startup series to learn the inside scoop on fundraising…
Rank this Week: 91

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Aug 1

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath
    The publishing house C.H. Beck has recently released the “Gedächtnisschrift für Hannes Unberath”. Edited by Stefan Arnold and Stephan Lorenz the volume contains, among others, four German language contributions…
  • Jul 31

    It’s Taken 15 Years…

    It’s Taken 15 Years…
    …For the Spanish lawmaker to fulfill the promise, made in 2000, of a Ley de cooperación juridical internacional en material civil. The new Act can be downloaded here. It will come into force  in twenty days.…
  • Jul 30

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State
    Dr. Agnieszka Okonska, LL.M. (Leipzig), has just published a monumental comparative study on “The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member States” (Die Widerklage im Zivilprozessrecht der…
Rank this Week: 129

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Another "Home-Field" Advantage for Tom Brady in New York?

    Another "Home-Field" Advantage for Tom Brady in New York?
    With each passing day, we are discovering that litigating in New York presents Tom Brady with advantages not available to him in Minnesota. As my estimable colleague, Alan Milstein, pointed out the other day, the "manifest disregard of the…
  • Jul 30

    MORE OF THE BRADY BUNCH

    MORE OF THE BRADY BUNCH
    (This post in authored by Alan Milstein)Sometimes lawyers can outthink themselves.Much has been written about where Tom Brady was going to file his Motion to Vacate the Commissioner’s arbitration decision. The good money was on…
  • Jul 29

    Request: Myths of Baseball Rule

    Request: Myths of Baseball Rule
    At SEALS earlier this week, I was part of a very successful discussion group titled Baseball and Law, Law and Baseball, which explored a variety of links between baseball and law. My very small piece was a request for ideas on a future work,…
Rank this Week: 449

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 31

    Even If You Think Kids Need To Earn Their Keep …

    Even If You Think Kids Need To Earn Their Keep …
    As a parent, you want to make sure your kids can handle themselves when they are on their own. This is not how you do it. As reported by swflcrimestoppers.org: Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying…
  • Jul 30

    Good Throw Foils Robbery – Wright Triumphs Over Wrong

    Good Throw Foils Robbery – Wright Triumphs Over Wrong
    “Down on the floor!” – or something like that – said the knife-wielding, would-be robber of the Cigarette Outlet in Des Moines, Iowa. Although employee #1 complied, #2 (Ruth Wright) didn’t, and grabbed a couple…
  • Jul 29

    Bet She Didn’t Even Play That Lottery

    Bet She Didn’t Even Play That Lottery
    This story reminds The Juice of the time he was in a bank years ago and he happened to overhear a conversation between a disgruntled account holder and the manager. “They cleaned out my account” she said. “They said I won…
Rank this Week: 190

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Write for Food Safety New

    Write for Food Safety New
    We invite you to submit articles or opinion pieces that relate to news topics or to our food safety system in general.  Our goal is to publish articles in their... Continue Reading
  • Jul 31

    CDC Coming to Washington to Help in 90 Person Salmonella Outbreak

    CDC Coming to Washington to Help in 90 Person Salmonella Outbreak
    The outbreak of Salmonella infections that may be linked to pork products has grown to 90 cases in several counties around the state. The ongoing outbreak is under investigation by... Continue Reading
  • Jul 30

    300 with Salmonella at Boise Co-op

    300 with Salmonella at Boise Co-op
    The Central District Health Department (CDHD) investigated a Salmonella outbreak associated with the Boise Co-op deli – specifically food purchased from the deli after June 1, 2015. As of the... Continue Reading
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Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 31

    New Rules Limit Impact of Law School-Funded Job

    New Rules Limit Impact of Law School-Funded Job
    Law school graduate employment rates are about to look a little worse at some schools in the wake of a new proposal adopted Friday by accreditors. During a meeting in Chicago, the American Bar Association’s accrediting arm voted to…
  • Jul 31

    New Law School Courses Explore Nietzsche, Guns and Bible

    New Law School Courses Explore Nietzsche, Guns and Bible
    A trip to a shooting range, a deep dive into Nietzsche and an exploration into what's ailing American cities. These are among the adventures that law school students can look forward to this fall.
  • Jul 31

    Lawsuit Claims CVS Health Overcharges for Generic Drug

    Lawsuit Claims CVS Health Overcharges for Generic Drug
    Attorneys representing CVS Health Corp. pharmacy customers are accusing the company of deliberately inflating prices for generic drugs.
Rank this Week: 14

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Blue Ribbon Commission Report Offers Road Map to Legal Marijuana

    Blue Ribbon Commission Report Offers Road Map to Legal Marijuana
    A panel headed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsome has released a report urging California legislators and voters to proceed cautiously with legalization of marijuana for recreation. The Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy, which was founded…
  • Jul 28

    U.S. Senate Committee Favors Marijuana Banking Bill

    U.S. Senate Committee Favors Marijuana Banking Bill
    Ever since the beginning of medical marijuana legalization, a central issue has vexed the industry: Banking. Because the drug remains illegal under federal law, federally-insured banks (pretty much all of them) could not open accounts for…
  • Jul 26

    TV Anchor Fired for Testing Positive for Marijuana

    TV Anchor Fired for Testing Positive for Marijuana
    Although possession, use and distribution of marijuana has been made legal in various forms throughout the country, many employers have policies that do not reflect this. Take for example the television news anchor in Oregon who was fired…
Rank this Week: 904

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 31

    Database on EU Distant Water Fleet

    Database on EU Distant Water Fleet
    “What is this database and why does it matter? The EU lends its flag to a large fleet of vessels that operate in distant waters, meeting our ever-growing demand for seafood by netting catch as far afield as Greenland the distant Pacific…
  • Jul 31

    Deep learning of bank stress in the new

    Deep learning of bank stress in the new
    Detect & Describe: Deep learning of bank stress in the news. Samuel Rönnqvist, Peter Sarlin. arXiv:1507.07870 [q-fin.CP] July 25, 2015. “News is a pertinent source of information on financial risks and stress factors, which…
  • Jul 31

    Google now identifies peak times to avoid buying stuff in store

    Google now identifies peak times to avoid buying stuff in store
    Via Google+ “Do you ever find yourself trying to avoid long lines or wondering when is the best time to go grocery shopping, pick up coffee or hit the gym (hint: avoid Monday after work)? You’re in luck! Now, you can avoid the…
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Jul 31

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law
    Dan M. Kahan (Yale University - Law School) has posted Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of Emotion in Criminal Law: An Essay Inspired by Bill Stuntz (prepublication draft of Kahan, D. M. (2011). Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of…
  • Jul 31

    Aliverti on The Wrong of Unlawful Immigration

    Aliverti on The Wrong of Unlawful Immigration
    Ana Aliverti (University of Warwick - School of Law) has posted The Wrongs of Unlawful Immigration (Criminal Law and Philosophy, DOI 10.1007/s11572-015-9377-y (pp 1-18) (Online First)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For too long, criminal law…
  • Jul 31

    Pfaff on Federal Grants and State Imprisonment

    Pfaff on Federal Grants and State Imprisonment
    John F. Pfaff (Fordham University School of Law) has posted Federal Sentencing in the States: Some Thoughts on Federal Grants and State Imprisonment (Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As the movement to reduce…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Jul 31

    Law bloggers ought be more than content machine

    Law bloggers ought be more than content machine
    My friend and leading web designer, Greg Storey (@brilliantcrank), forwarded a piece from designer Travis Gertz (@travisgertz) on the decline of web design — especially as it relates to designing environments for publishing. Gertz…
  • Jul 31

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Deflategate, Trump and Bitcoin, Future of Class Action

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Deflategate, Trump and Bitcoin, Future of Class Action
    The big sports news lately is the NFL as teams head back to training camp—but of course, there’s that big story off the field, in Deflategate. We have multiple legal takes on that today. Also, over on LXBN, Zosha writes on…
  • Jul 30

    Can legal matchmaking sites help legal services consumers?

    Can legal matchmaking sites help legal services consumers?
    Online dating and matchmaking sites have been the rage for a decade or more. Being married for 35 years I can’t say I have had the opportunity to use one – though I understand married folks now use Ashley Madison, the…
Rank this Week: 36

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 186

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

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

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    'Best of Times, Worst of Times' -- A Tale for Stem Cell Fan

    'Best of Times, Worst of Times' -- A Tale for Stem Cell Fan
    Highlights:Sinking stock prices vs. $40 billion marketProfits drive therapiesTest for the California stem cell agencyDuring the past week, followers of the stem cell world have been treated to sharply contrasting perspectives on the likely…
  • Jul 27

    California's Salk Institute Looking for New CEO

    California's Salk Institute Looking for New CEO
    San Diego is a hotbed of biomedical research, so when one of the leaders of its top institutions leaves, it is significant news.William Brody, Salk photoWilliam Brody, head of the Salk Institute and a former director of the California stem…
  • Jul 23

    OAKLAND, Ca. -- Today's meeting of the…

    OAKLAND, Ca. -- Today's meeting of the governing board of the California stem cell agency has concluded. We will have more on its proceedings during the next few days. Here is a link to the agency's press release on the meeting. It identifies…
Rank this Week: 411

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

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jul 31

    Pedestrian Hit by Train, Still Have to Prove Liability

    Pedestrian Hit by Train, Still Have to Prove Liability
    For a pedestrian hit by train, survival is unlikely. And if the pedestrian does live through the accident, it’s usually not without severe, debilitating, and permanently disabling injuries. In order for that pedestrian—or/and the…
  • Jul 30

    How do I prove that a bus driver was at fault and caused my injury?

    How do I prove that a bus driver was at fault and caused my injury?
    To prove a bus driver at fault for a mass transit bus crash, whether you are a passenger or driver of another vehicle, you will need to gather official evidence from the police, compile your medical and property bills, and hire a bus crash…
  • Jul 29

    Overview of Pedestrian Laws in New Jersey

    Overview of Pedestrian Laws in New Jersey
    Pedestrian laws affect everyone in the state of New Jersey. As such, familiarizing yourself with those laws—whether you’re biking, driving, or walking—is vital to your safety as well as the security of others.Stopping for…
Rank this Week: 602

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Jul 31

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    The Finch complaint alleged that the defendants improperly placed the infant in non-kinship foster care; failed to provide federally mandated preventive and reunification services; arbitrarily restricted visits between the infant and his…
  • Jul 29

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    The court is also unpersuaded by Army's arguments that "this is essentially a claim for indemnity with defense" and that the defense and breach of contract claims herein are identical and duplicative of those asserted in the underlying…
  • Jul 26

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    During the second renewal period of the Agreement, the infant Joseph Stanley II was placed into care with foster parent Anita Nurse. On June 6, 2006, while in the custody of Ms. Nurse, the infant was injured. On or about August 2006, a Notice…
Rank this Week: 710

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    No Wilmer, No Cry

    No Wilmer, No Cry
    There is crying in baseball, especially when it involves the Mets. Wilmer Flores, the Mets' promising young infielder, who has been with the organization for seven years (since he was 16 years old), received a standing ovation after grounding…
  • Jul 27

    Trump: Rising From The GOP's Ashe

    Trump: Rising From The GOP's Ashe
    Donkey HoteyGuest Blog Post by Tina DupuyThere’s no shortage of publicity maestro, name-emblazer Donald Trump think pieces on the Internet these days. Most will attribute his straight talk to his more-than-likely-fleeting frontrunner…
  • Jul 23

    Not So Amazing: A Promising Season Fritters Away

    Not So Amazing: A Promising Season Fritters Away
    Now batting . . . John Mayberry, Mayberry, Mayberry.Met fans are accustomed to frustration and despair.  We are all too familiar with badly flawed teams, uninspiring play, inexplicable trades, underachieving acquisitions,…
Rank this Week: 310

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 31

    Police Say Trucker Cye Garland Taken to Hospital after Semi-Truck Accident on I-20

    Police Say Trucker Cye Garland Taken to Hospital after Semi-Truck Accident on I-20
    Edwards, MS — There was a serious wreck reported along I-20 early in the morning last Friday (July 17, 2015) that left a trucker with injuries. Police said that they think truck driver Cye Garland, from Georgia, may have fallen asleep…
  • Jul 31

    Early-Morning Motorcycle Accident in Austin, TX Injures Man

    Early-Morning Motorcycle Accident in Austin, TX Injures Man
    Austin, TX — There was a motorcycle wreck along the I-35 Frontage Road in Austin this Friday morning, July 31, that left a local man with what appears to be serious injuries. The accident happened at about 3:00 a.m., in between Yager…
  • Jul 31

    Police Say Rollover Wreck on Loop 1604 Leaves Man Injured in San Antonio, TX

    Police Say Rollover Wreck on Loop 1604 Leaves Man Injured in San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX — There was an early-morning rollover accident today (Friday, July 31, 2015) that left a man with critical injuries and a woman with potential injuries as well. This happened along Loop 1604 at about 1:15 a.m. on Friday,…
Rank this Week: 375

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 132

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jul 31

    Juror Bias, Voir Dire, and the Judge-Jury Relationship

    Juror Bias, Voir Dire, and the Judge-Jury Relationship
    Nancy Marder Juror Bias, Voir Dire, and the Judge-Jury Relationship Abstract: In the United States, voir dire is viewed as essential to selecting an impartial jury. Judges, lawyers, and the public fervently believe that a fair trial depends…
  • Jul 30

    Juror Misconduct in Doctor's Murder Trial Not Enough to Overturn Verdict

    Juror Misconduct in Doctor's Murder Trial Not Enough to Overturn Verdict
    Syracuse.com: Was Neulander Juror's Habit of 'Mindless Digital Interaction to Blame? Judge Asks?
  • Jul 29

    Here is what you don't want your jurors to wear in a Death Penalty case

    Here is what you don't want your jurors to wear in a Death Penalty case
    A juror hearing the death penalty case of James Holmes came to court wearing a Mettalica t-shirt that depicted a person in an electric chair. When questioned by the judge about the t-shirt the alternate juror said he wore it...
Rank this Week: 571