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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
  • Apr 29

    Israel Reflections 2017–Old Gesher (the Crossing into Jordan)

    Israel Reflections 2017–Old Gesher (the Crossing into Jordan)
    This trip we added a few new places and this was one of them.  As student Jessica Lothman reflects, this particular bridge was filled with history, symbolism, and hope. Bridging Time and Space: The Gravity of Old Gesher Einstein put…
  • Apr 29

    President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof) – Part 2

    President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof) – Part 2
    This adds to my recent post where I cited news accounts of how Mr. Trump’s negotiation gambits about building a border wall and withdrawing from NAFTA are backfiring with Mexico.  Mexican officials interpreted his threats as bluffs…
  • Apr 28

    In case you missed it…Text of Andrea Schneider’s Award Acceptance Speech

    In case you missed it…Text of Andrea Schneider’s Award Acceptance Speech
    Andrea was kind enough to forward me a copy of her acceptance speech from Saturday.  As you might expect it was inclusive, clever and funny. If you had to leave early and missed the luncheon, the text is included below.  Make sure…
Rank this Week: 381

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 353

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    SCHNEIDERMAN'S 100-DAY HIGHLIGHTS

    SCHNEIDERMAN'S 100-DAY HIGHLIGHTS
    Friend, Today, as President Trump marks his 100th day in office, I want to update you on what my office has been doing to defend New Yorkers, our environment, our economy, and our constitutional rights. As New York’s chief law…
  • Apr 28

    JENNIFER LOPEZ: BOOTY CALL!

    JENNIFER LOPEZ: BOOTY CALL!
    @ Planet Hollywood, Las Vega
  • Apr 28

    STELLA34'S VEAL PORTERHOUSE

    STELLA34'S VEAL PORTERHOUSE
    FIORENTINA DI VITELLO 16 oz. veal porterhouse, eggplant caponata, garlic mash potato | 45 @ Stella34
Rank this Week: 10

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Apr 29

    "Why Enhancing Autonomy Is Not a Question of Improving Single Aspects of Reasoning Abilities through Neuroenhancement"

    "Why Enhancing Autonomy Is Not a Question of Improving Single Aspects of Reasoning Abilities through Neuroenhancement"
    "Why Enhancing Autonomy Is Not A Question of Improving Single Aspects of Reasoning Abilities through Neuroenhancement" by Johannes Pömsl and Orsolya Friedrich has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract In a…
  • Apr 28

    "Responsibility without Blame for Addiction"

    "Responsibility without Blame for Addiction"
    "Responsibility without Blame for Addiction" by Hanna Pickard has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Drug use and drug addiction are severely stigmatised around the world. Marc Lewis does not frame his learning…
  • Apr 28

    "Addiction and the Brain: Development, Not Disease"

    "Addiction and the Brain: Development, Not Disease"
    "Addiction and the Brain: Development, Not Disease" by Marc Lewis has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract I review the brain disease model of addiction promoted by medical, scientific, and clinical authorities in…
Rank this Week: 240

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: 3

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: 55

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 29

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 29, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 29, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 28

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 28, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 28, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 28

    News Headlines for Apr 28, 2017

    News Headlines for Apr 28, 2017
    ,3 lessons IMAX’s CEO learned by saving his company from bankruptcy ,Barnes & Noble Names Demos Parneros as Chief Executive ,Here’s Why Juicero’s Press is So Expensive ,What Box Stores? An Analysis of Trends &…
Rank this Week: 110

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Apr 29

    PTAB ineffective at eliminating low-quality patent

    PTAB ineffective at eliminating low-quality patent
    Those who engage in patent assertion activity are not per se bad actors, or patent trolls, simply because they choose to exercise the exclusive rights granted by the federal government. In fact, the FTC recently acknowledged the term…
  • Apr 26

    Laches no defense to patent infringement during statute of limitation

    Laches no defense to patent infringement during statute of limitation
    The United States Supreme Court recently issued its decision in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag et al. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, et al. The issue before the Supreme Court was whether the defense of laches remained a viable defense…
  • Apr 25

    On the Record with Russ Slifer

    On the Record with Russ Slifer
    Russ Slifer is the former Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Slifer resigned from this position he held for nearly two years on Friday,…
Rank this Week: 688

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Symposium on President Trump's First 100 Day

    Symposium on President Trump's First 100 Day
    The Illinois Law Review has an online symposium on President Trump's First 100 Days in office. Thirty-one experts analyze the new administration’s achievements—as well as its shortcomings and missteps—across a wide…
  • Apr 28

    Constitutional Change: The Italian Law Journal's Special Issue on the Failure of the 2016 Italian Referendum

    Constitutional Change: The Italian Law Journal's Special Issue on the Failure of the 2016 Italian Referendum
    The Italian Law Journal (an English language publication) has a special issue on the failure of the extraordinary referendum held in Italy in December of 2016. Had it succeeded, the referendum would have overhauled large swaths of the…
  • Apr 26

    President Trump and the Bill of Right

    President Trump and the Bill of Right
    I'm pleased to announce that my new book (The Heart of the Constitution: How the Bill of Rights Became the Bill of Rights) will be published by Oxford University Press in December. I'll be posting about some aspects of the book occasionally…
Rank this Week: 85

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/
  • Apr 29

    Harris County hearing officers Pants-on-Fire testimony in bail litigation lacked credibility, finds federal judge

    Harris County hearing officers Pants-on-Fire testimony in bail litigation lacked credibility, finds federal judge
    Amazing news! Congrats to Civil Rights Corps and the Texas Fair Defense Project, who secured a remarkable 193-page injunction against Harris County from federal District Judge Lee Rosenthal declaring that the local bail system…
  • Apr 27

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail
    The Senate Criminal Justice Committee voted in favor of bail reform this on SB 1338 by a 7-0 vote.  A vote in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee is still pending on the companion bill, HB…
  • Apr 27

    TDCJ statistical report published months early

    TDCJ statistical report published months early
    Last year, Grits lodged a complaint that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Annual Statistical Report needn't take a full year to produce after each fiscal year ends.To their credit, TDCJ responded by bumping up the release date of the…
Rank this Week: 48

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
  • Apr 29

    Do the FASB’s Accounting and Reporting Standards Add Shareholder Value?

    Do the FASB’s Accounting and Reporting Standards Add Shareholder Value?
    For four decades, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been the designated private sector organization for setting up standards governing financial reporting for corporate America. During this time, over 160 standards have been…
  • Apr 28

    Determining the Likely Standard of Review in Delaware M&A Transaction

    Determining the Likely Standard of Review in Delaware M&A Transaction
    M&A practitioners are well aware of the several standards of review applied by Delaware courts in evaluating whether directors have complied with their fiduciary duties in the context of M&A transactions. Because the standard applied…
  • Apr 28

    Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Director

    Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Director
    Cybersecurity has in recent years become an integral component of a board’s role in risk oversight, but directors often find themselves in unfamiliar territory when it comes to formulating policies and oversight processes that address…
Rank this Week: 108

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Apr 29

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "A Global Political Morality" by Perry

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "A Global Political Morality" by Perry
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends A Global Political Morality: Human Rights, Democracy, and Constitutionalism by Michael J. Perry. Here is a description: In A Global Political Morality, Michael J. Perry addresses several related questions…
  • Apr 29

    Download of the Week: "Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder"

    Download of the Week: "Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder"
    The Download of the Week is Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder by Guyora Binder, Robert Weisberg and Brenner M. Fissell. Here is the abstract: Under the prevailing interpretation of the Eighth Amendment in the lower courts, a…
  • Apr 28

    Perry on the Introduction to "A Global Political Morality"

    Perry on the Introduction to "A Global Political Morality"
    Michael J. Perry (Emory University School of Law) has posted A Global Political Morality: Human Rights, Democracy, and Constitutionalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This SSRN posting consists mainly of the introduction to my new book: A…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Apr 29

    Whittier Closure and the Future of Legal Education

    Whittier Closure and the Future of Legal Education
    Inside Higher Ed posted an article this week on the Whittier closure and the future of legal education. The link is What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?.
  • Apr 27

    Learning Does Not Necessarily = Understanding (That Can't Be True, Could It?)

    Learning Does Not Necessarily = Understanding (That Can't Be True, Could It?)
    "What I am going to tell you about is what we teach our physics students...It is my task to convince you to not turn away because you don't understand it. You see my physics students don't understand it...That's because I...
  • Apr 26

    A Dream That Changed A Life

    A Dream That Changed A Life
    “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Harriet Tubman. Graduation is always a very exciting time for me...
Rank this Week: 677

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Apr 29

    Short Take: If You’re Happy And You Know It

    Short Take: If You’re Happy And You Know It
    Most of us never give much thought to the exclusion of deaf people. And deaf people don’t give a damn about the exclusion of blind people, because they’re deaf and not blind, and deaf is definitely worse based on a poll…
  • Apr 29

    Bret Stephens: Exquisitely Different Irresponsible Opinion

    Bret Stephens: Exquisitely Different Irresponsible Opinion
    It was nothing more than dumb luck that I saw this twit. @nytopinion @BretStephensNYT This is so irresponsible. For many readers, anything that comes out of the times has its authority. They don’t know you hired an idiot. — Monica…
  • Apr 29

    Welcome Back, Drug War

    Welcome Back, Drug War
    So what if Jeff Sessions doesn’t realize Reefer Madness wasn’t a documentary, but a propaganda film, best watched high to achieve maximum enjoyment. The opposing viewpoints, far from the quiet of Main Justice, are locking arms…
Rank this Week: 113

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Another new VARA case

    Another new VARA case
    This one in Los Angeles, involving a painted-over Charles Bukowski-inspired mural.
  • Apr 28

    Do we need more regulation of the art market?

    Do we need more regulation of the art market?
    Georgina Adam in the FT.
  • Apr 28

    Reading this post is optional for NYC resident

    Reading this post is optional for NYC resident
    The New York Times reports that the Met is considering charging (rather than recommending suggesting) admission fees to visitors from outside New York City.Michael Rushton points out that, first of all, "it’s a bit over the top to refer…
Rank this Week: 146

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Boston’s Isaiah Thomas’ Sister Killed in Car Accident

    Boston’s Isaiah Thomas’ Sister Killed in Car Accident
    Former NBA start and Boston Celtics great Isaiah Thomas lost his sister in a fatal car accident, according to a recent news article from The News Tribune.  Authorities say she was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Tacoma,…
  • Apr 27

    City of Boston Strives for Crash Prevention

    City of Boston Strives for Crash Prevention
    A recent news article from the Boston Herald takes a look at the city of Boston’s new plan to prevent a significant number of serious or fatal car accidents though the use of cutting edge technology at a citywide traffic management…
  • Apr 23

    Woman Killed After Crashing Car into Eyeglass Store in Medford

    Woman Killed After Crashing Car into Eyeglass Store in Medford
    According to a recent news article from The Boston Herald, a woman was killed after crashing her car into an eyeglass store in Medford, Massachusetts just north of Boston.  The accident occurred in the early morning hours. A spokesperson…
Rank this Week: 658

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/
  • Apr 29

    Value Of A Claim

    Value Of A Claim
    A Texas Hill Country Insurance Lawyer will need to be able to discuss the value of a claim with a new client.  This discussion needs to be had along with a discussion of what court the case will be fought.  The Eastern District,…
  • Apr 27

    Prompt Pay And Appraisal

    Prompt Pay And Appraisal
    Llano County insurance lawyers need to know how the Prompt Payment of Claims Act works in situations where an appraisal clause is invoked.  An example is found in a Western District, Austin Division opinion styled, Thomas Cheski v.…
  • Apr 25

    Hail Damage And Lawsuit

    Hail Damage And Lawsuit
    Hail damage lawsuits can be tough when in Federal Court.  Special attention has to be given to the way the lawsuit is drafted.  This is illustrated in a 2017, opinion issued by the Northern District, Dallas Division.  The case…
Rank this Week: 703

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 379

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Apr 29

    5-year-old refuses to cooperate with his outdoorsy family

    5-year-old refuses to cooperate with his outdoorsy family
    From The Washington Post: Q: It is nearly impossible to get my 5 1 /2-year-old boy to cooperate with our plans on the weekends, whether it be a family hike or a birthday party. Even if I get the whole...
  • Apr 28

    Plan for a successful family vacation

    Plan for a successful family vacation
    From the Stanly News & Press: Vacations provide a chance to rest, recharge and experience new locales. Family vacations also provide an opportunity to make lasting memories parents and their children will remember forever. According to…
  • Apr 27

    "Hobbit" humans may finally have a place in the family tree

    "Hobbit" humans may finally have a place in the family tree
    From the New Atlas: In 2003, archaeologists from Indonesia and Australia discovered the bones of a new species of human, named Homo floresiensis, in a cave on the Indonesian island of Flores. Its short stature – about 3.5 ft (1.1...
Rank this Week: 140

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

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

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Apr 29

    Los Angeles: Botulism Risk in Deer Antler Tea

    Los Angeles: Botulism Risk in Deer Antler Tea
    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) warns against consuming local deer- antler tea due to botulism risk. Public Health has recently identified one confirmed and one suspected case of botulism occurring in…
  • Apr 27

    Plastic in Chicken do not Mix

    Plastic in Chicken do not Mix
    Foster Poultry Farms, a Farmerville, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 131,880 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patty products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically plastic, the U.S.…
  • Apr 27

    Baraka Bakery Recalls Ground Beef After Positive for E. coli

    Baraka Bakery Recalls Ground Beef After Positive for E. coli
    Baraka Bakery and Grocery, a Nashville, Tenn. retail firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
Rank this Week: 136

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Apr 29

    I'm Not A Gamer - But, I Mouse Like One

    I'm Not A Gamer - But, I Mouse Like One
    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.
  • Apr 29

    Samsung Galaxy S8 - Meh

    Samsung Galaxy S8 - Meh
    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.
  • Apr 29

    #WhyIAmASolo - It Is Easier To Live A Life

    #WhyIAmASolo - It Is Easier To Live A Life
    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

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Botulism Cluster Due to Deer Antler Tea

    Botulism Cluster Due to Deer Antler Tea
    Botulism outbreaks are rare.  The ones I have done over they years have been in canned or bottled products.  This is an interesting cluster. The Los Angeles County Department of... Continue Reading
  • Apr 27

    Some Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens with your Rancho Bravo Taco?

    Some Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens with your Rancho Bravo Taco?
    Seattle/King County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of gastroenteritis with abdominal cramps and diarrhea associated with Rancho Bravo Tacos at 1001 East Pine St, Seattle. Four people from a... Continue Reading
  • Apr 24

    Have some FDA Violations with your Vulto Cheese?

    Have some FDA Violations with your Vulto Cheese?
    Here is the Vulto Creamery’s FDA 483 Inspection Report OBSERVATION 1 Failure to manufacture and store foods under conditions and controls necessary to minimize the potential for growth of microorganisms... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 77

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Three Keys to Drafting a China Contract that Work

    Three Keys to Drafting a China Contract that Work
    In deleting emails I came across this one from one of our China lawyers to a Latin American client for whom we very successfully drafted a China licensing agreement. I love the email because it so nicely encapsulates exactly what we try to do…
  • Apr 28

    China Employee Terminations and Pregnant Employee

    China Employee Terminations and Pregnant Employee
    Even routine China employee terminations are usually challenging and pretty much always require preparation and care. Throw in an employee pregnancy and you increase the complexity and the risk exponentially. Our China employment lawyers…
  • Apr 28

    Three Keys in Drafting a China Contract that Work

    Three Keys in Drafting a China Contract that Work
    In deleting emails I came across this one from one of our China lawyers to a Latin American client for whom we very successfully drafted a China licensing agreement. I love the email because it so nicely encapsulates exactly what we try to do…
Rank this Week: 167

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
Rank this Week: 597

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 315

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/
  • Apr 29

    Two New Useful Business Law Tool

    Two New Useful Business Law Tool
    The internet is a wonderful thing; this week, it has brought us two powerful new tools related to business law. First, the Center for Political Accountability has aggregated the political spending disclosures of public companies in a handy,…
  • Apr 28

    Full Expectation Damage

    Full Expectation Damage
    We are in the middle of the final exam period, so this post will be short. A friend of mine recently told me about a situation where he had been cheated out of a few thousand dollars. A clear contract...
  • Apr 27

    CALL FOR PAPERS: AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skill

    CALL FOR PAPERS: AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skill
    The following comes to us from Brian Quinn: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to the courts in...
Rank this Week: 94

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Journal of Pediatric Ethic

    Journal of Pediatric Ethic
    There is a new journal that readers of this blog might find of interest and value.   The clinical ethics department at Children’s Minnesota is offering the Journal of Pediatric Ethics starting this spring. The inaugural issue…
  • Apr 28

    Minnesota End of Life Option Act

    Minnesota End of Life Option Act
    We had a very good panel discussion on the Minnesota End of Life Option Act at Mitchell Hamline School of Law last night.  It was one hour with the panel and one hour with audience questions.  I collected some resources here.  
  • Apr 28

    ASBH Call for Nomination

    ASBH Call for Nomination
    The American Society for Bioethics + Humanities has an open call for nominations. If you are interested in being considered for the ASBH Board of Directors or Nominating Committee, you will want to complete the Nomination Form no later…
Rank this Week: 293

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 24th April

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 24th April
    I’m starting to feel victimised by Virgin Media (who provide my broadband). A couple of weeks ago I had to cancel a webinar as I was told that they were due to do maintenance work that day and my service was liable to be cut off. Fair…
  • Apr 28

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #13

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #13
    The main news items coming out of Landlord Law / Easy Law Training this week  is that our Tax workshop went really well and that lots of bookings are coming in for our Conference! But I suppose I had better turn to more national news…
  • Apr 26

    Can modular houses help us solve the housing crisis?

    Can modular houses help us solve the housing crisis?
    We all know, or should do, that there is currently a housing crisis. We don’t have enough housing available for the people who need it. This has various undesirable results such as: The spiralling cost of existing housing Less incentive…
Rank this Week: 393

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/
  • Apr 28

    The Key To Gooden

    The Key To Gooden
    "Doc didn’t get the accolade that day in 1986, that parade, he didn’t get to stand here with teammates and Mayor Koch. We’re going to fix that right now, 30 years later. We’re going to celebrate the player and the…
  • Apr 27

    The Asterisk Presidency*

    The Asterisk Presidency*
    In 1961, Yankee slugger Roger Maris was threatening to break Babe Ruth's then-hallowed record of 60 home runs in a season.  That year teams played more games than ever before as baseball expanded its regular season from 154 to…
  • Apr 25

    Ella At 100

    Ella At 100
    I would so much rather talk about Ella Fitzgerald's 100 years (she was born on April 25, 1917) than Donald Trump's 100 days. The rap on Ella was that she couldn't sing the blues.  Maybe not, but she was probably the greatest…
Rank this Week: 285

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
Rank this Week: 105

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 28

    Faces of Food Safety: Meet Kimberly Johnson of FSIS

    Faces of Food Safety: Meet Kimberly Johnson of FSIS
    Editor’s note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kimberly Johnson is a Consumer Safety Inspector (CSI) serving in the Office of Field Operations (OFO) in…
  • Apr 28

    Dip Trio Mix recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

    Dip Trio Mix recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
    Canton, TX-based Phoenix Food, LLC has recalled  select Dip Trio Mixes due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning packet. The recall is the direct result of a supplier’s recent recall of jalapeno powder that could…
  • Apr 28

    Ginger Powder recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

    Ginger Powder recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
    California-based Lords Organics LLC has recalled Organic Veda Ginger Powder sold on Amazon because it might be  contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections especially in young…
Rank this Week: 61

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Legal and policy historian Wendell Pritchett has been selected as Provost at the University of Pennsylvania.Here's a Call for a one-year fellowship at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law on the history of water law in mandate…
  • Apr 28

    A New Oral History of a Career DOJ Lawyer

    A New Oral History of a Career DOJ Lawyer
    The Historical Society of the DC Circuit announces the posting of the latest in its excellent and important series of oral histories.  This one is of Robert Kopp, who served for forty-five years in the Appellate Section of the Civil…
  • Apr 28

    Bates on Sexual Forensics in England

    Bates on Sexual Forensics in England
    Last year, we missed the publication of Sexual Forensics in Victorian and Edwardian England: Age, Crime and Consent in the Courts by Victoria Bates, University of Bristol. From the press, Macmillan Palgrave:Drawing on court records from…
Rank this Week: 56

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Missouri ex rel. Hawley v. Becerra 16-1015 Issue: Whether a state has parens patriae standing to challenge another state’s commercial regulations on the ground that those regulations violate the…
  • Apr 28

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: McWilliams v. Dunn Davila v. Davis Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San…
  • Apr 28

    Argument analysis: The Supreme Court struggles with the ACA’s patent provision

    Argument analysis: The Supreme Court struggles with the ACA’s patent provision
    In a surprise to virtually no one, the oral argument in the consolidated patent cases Sandoz v. Amgen and Amgen v. Sandoz showed the Supreme Court struggling to understand both the highly complex patent provisions in the Affordable Care Act…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Apr 28

    The Reading List (2017, No. 17): Non-Competes When the Agreement Expire

    The Reading List (2017, No. 17): Non-Competes When the Agreement Expire
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 28, 2017***Non-Competes in Expired Employment AgreementsThe case of Metallico Pittsburgh, Inc. v. Newman from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania addressed a question that I have…
  • Apr 21

    The Reading List (2017, No. 16): DuPont Suffers Another Theft

    The Reading List (2017, No. 16): DuPont Suffers Another Theft
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 21, 2017***DuPont Employee Charged with Trade Secret TheftNo company has had bigger problems with trade secret theft than DuPont. And this problem is not ending anytime soon. The…
  • Apr 13

    The Reading List (2017, No. 15): Trade Secrets Theft and the Fifth Amendment

    The Reading List (2017, No. 15): Trade Secrets Theft and the Fifth Amendment
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 14, 2017***The Fifth Amendment and Document ProductionThe Fifth Amendment, and its guarantee against self-incrimination, plays a role in civil litigation and certainly in…
Rank this Week: 794

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 757

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/
  • Apr 28

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!
    Who prevailed in this year's epic contest?
  • Apr 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17
    * Try not to let the irony overwhelm you. [Deadspin] * If you are going to fail the bar exam, do it like a champion. [Excellence in Law School] * Impeachment may not be everything it is cracked up to be. [Huffington Post] * The Fox New…
  • Apr 28

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking
    Further evidence that elite Wall Street firms are operating by different economic rules than the rest of the legal industry.
Rank this Week: 4

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 28

    Conundrum (California) 2014

    Conundrum (California) 2014
    One of our favorite inexpensive white wines. It's an undisclosed mix of white varieties that almost certainly includes some muscat variety and Sauvignon Blanc. Lots of peach and apricot, with some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 28

    The Tilapia Tower

    The Tilapia Tower
    This was a fun and easy recipe that used my Adjustable Food Presentation Rings: Gently combine in a mixing bowl: Flesh of one avocado diced Juice of 1 lime ½ cup cooked corn kernels ½ cup canned... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Apr 28

    Delaware VC Laster cites yours truly

    Delaware VC Laster cites yours truly
    The Frederick Hsu Living Trust v. ODN Holding Corp.: Delaware’s default standard of review is the business judgment rule. The rule presumes that “in making a business decision the directors of a... [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 107

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 84

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Annual Conference: Program and Details to come soon!

    Annual Conference: Program and Details to come soon!
    JURIS DIVERSITAS5th ANNUAL CONFERENCEJuly 10-12, 2017Lyon, FranceIn partnership withEM Lyon & Université Jean MoulinLaw & FoodLa cuisine juridiqueTiming:The conference starts Monday morning, July 10, at 9:00 am, and ends…
  • Apr 21

    Twenty-First-Century Immigration to North America at MQUP

    Twenty-First-Century Immigration to North America at MQUP
    New Release from MQUP Twenty-First-Century Immigration to North AmericaNewcomers in Turbulent Times Edited by Victoria Esses and Donald E. Abelson“A valuable book for scholars, students, policy makers, and practitioners,…
  • Apr 12

    The UK after Brexit: Legal Policies and Challenge

    The UK after Brexit: Legal Policies and Challenge
    The UK after BrexitLegal and Policy ChallengesMichael Dougan (ed.)June 2017 | ISBN 978-1-78068-471-0 | approx. 300 pp. | paperback29 GB pounds | 31 euros | 37 US dollars   The UK after Brexit is the result of a cooperation…
Rank this Week: 476

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Apr 28

    Splitting the Ninth, Again

    Splitting the Ninth, Again
    The idea of splitting the Ninth Circuit is in the news again.  In this article by Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner, based on an interview, she quotes President Trump saying he has considered the proposals to break up the...
  • Apr 28

    The "Supreme Court's new guy," so far

    The "Supreme Court's new guy," so far
    Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin have this article at the WSJ on Justice Gorsuch's initial days at the Supreme Court.  The title of this post comes from the article subtitle.  About all they have to report so far, of course,...
  • Apr 28

    Executions, Movement, Sounds, and Expectation

    Executions, Movement, Sounds, and Expectation
    Fox 16 News in Arkansas has this 12-minute video with its reporter Donna Terrell, a witness to last night's execution of Kenneth Williams.  Five minutes in, she says Williams' chest was going up and down, though her description is…
Rank this Week: 320

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

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Apr 28

    Destaques da Rádio Justiça na programação de segunda-feira (1º)

    Destaques da Rádio Justiça na programação de segunda-feira (1º)
    Defenda Seus Direitos O programa fala, nesta edição, sobre problemas envolvendo questões bancárias, e destaca que o percentual de cheques devolvidos atinge 2,29%. Segunda-feira, às 13h. Justiça na…
  • Apr 28

    STF elabora periódico com síntese dos julgamentos de repercussão geral

    STF elabora periódico com síntese dos julgamentos de repercussão geral
    O Boletim Repercussão Geral, produto elaborado pela Secretaria de Documentação do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), noticia semestralmente à comunidade jurídica, estudantes de Direito e público em geral…
  • Apr 28

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 28/4 20h30 - Iluminuras No primeiro bloco, a jornalista e escritora Yana Marull conta por que decidiu escrever sobre meio ambiente e sustentabilidade para crianças e adolescentes, e mostra trechos dos três livros que…
Rank this Week: 109

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Apr 28

    Annual Conference on WTO Law, 9 & 10 June, 2017

    Annual Conference on WTO Law, 9 & 10 June, 2017
    Georgetown Law and the Graduate Institute, Geneva, are hosting the Annual Conference on WTO Law on June 9 & 10, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. The full conference program is now available here. Please see the website for additional…
  • Apr 28

    The EU-Singapore FTA ECJ Opinion

    The EU-Singapore FTA ECJ Opinion
    On May 16, the ECJ will issue its opinion on the EU-Singapre FTA. In anticipation of that, here's a new paper on the case from David Kleimann: On December 21, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) published the...
  • Apr 28

    Does Section 201 Still Work?

    Does Section 201 Still Work?
    This is from Reuters: Bankrupt U.S. solar panel maker Suniva on Wednesday asked federal trade officials to recommend new duties on imported solar products to combat a global oversupply of panels that has depressed prices and made American…
Rank this Week: 69

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 28

    Teen Texting and Driving: The Real Number

    Teen Texting and Driving: The Real Number
    Nothing may be more powerful in the fight against teens texting while driving than simply correcting the misperceptions about the numbers of teens who actually text and drive. The post Teen Texting and Driving: The Real Numbers appeared first…
  • Apr 25

    Dallas Announced as First Flying Car Test City

    Dallas Announced as First Flying Car Test City
    Dallas will be the first U.S. city to partner with Uber to help develop flying cars, or VTOL (vertical take off and landing) aircrafts. The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company announced Tuesday that Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai will be…
  • Apr 18

    Why is Distracted Driving Still OK in Texas?

    Why is Distracted Driving Still OK in Texas?
    Unlike nearly every US state, Texas has no state-wide law banning texting while driving. Only Texas, Arizona, Missouri, and Montana have yet to ban the practice. In fact, many of the most populous states have already beefed up their existing…
Rank this Week: 560