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Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Should Law Firms Fear Losing Clients? (Altman Weil 2016 CLO Survey)

    Should Law Firms Fear Losing Clients? (Altman Weil 2016 CLO Survey)
    Should law firms fear losing clients? Many do already but just how much should they worry? The 2016 Altman Weil CLO Survey provides insight. The report opens with worrying data: 53% of law departments say they shifted a…
  • Nov 27

    Legal Market on the March

    Legal Market on the March
    The legal market has been on the march in the last few days, despite the the long US Thanksgiving weekend. I highlight here, in two related groups, a few news items of note… Law Firm Business Services Staffing May Be Up For Grabs…
  • Nov 22

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Legal – Why the Hype?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Legal – Why the Hype?
    I’ve been thinking lately about why there is so much hype recently among lawyers and legal market commentators about artificial intelligence (AI). I was not ready to put hands to keyboard for a full explanation, so on Sunday I recorded…
Rank this Week: 805

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    Good morning--err, afternoon--legal historians. I hope you enjoy these legal history book reviews.In the NYRB, Gordon Wood reviews two books on two different members of the Adams Family (Cousin It’s story remains untold, the…
  • Dec 2

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Chicago-Kent notes Christopher Schmidt's receipt of the ASLH's Surrency Prize in this press release.  Congratulations to Harvard Law's Kenneth Mack upon his election to the American Law Institute.The University of Minnesota Law Library…
  • Dec 2

    The Stanford-Penn 10th International Junior Faculty Forum

    The Stanford-Penn 10th International Junior Faculty Forum
    [The Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School announce their Tenth International Junior Faculty Forum with the following call for papers.]Sponsored by Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School,…
Rank this Week: 55

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 4

    Egypt top court upholds law restricting protest

    Egypt top court upholds law restricting protest
    Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court [official website] on Saturday upheld a law that effectively bans protests. The law requires individuals seeking to protest to inform the interior ministry, at least three days prior, of any public…
  • Dec 4

    Jill Stein to bring Pennsylvania recount petition to federal court

    Jill Stein to bring Pennsylvania recount petition to federal court
    Green Party [party website] presidential nominee Jill Stein said Sunday that she and her campaign intend to “escalate” her recount efforts in Pennsylvania by bringing a lawsuit in federal court. Stein had filed suit in the state…
  • Dec 4

    Chile court rejects war crimes suit against Israel justice

    Chile court rejects war crimes suit against Israel justice
    A court in Chile on Saturday rejected a war crimes lawsuit filed against three justices on the Israeli Supreme Court [official website] who authorized the construction of a security wall for the Israeli settlements in the West bank. The…
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • Dec 4

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Dec. 4, 2016)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Dec. 4, 2016)
    .@PeterBoettke & @ccoyne1 on "How Don Lavoie Changed the Debate about Socialism and Central Planning" https://t.co/carxShfT2f #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) November 29, 2016 Is it fair to say the same folks who…
  • Dec 3

    An object lesson in the perils of private enforcement

    An object lesson in the perils of private enforcement
    There are always policy questions about the degree to which public regulation should be enforced by government actors, by private actors, or by a combination of both. In securities law, for example, striking the right balance is a perennial…
  • Dec 2

    Faith and Work in Universitie

    Faith and Work in Universitie
    Earlier, I focused on the faith and work movement in churches, and I plan to add to that post over coming weeks. In this post, I will start aggregating information on faith and work in universities. I plan to list...
Rank this Week: 94

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Dec 4

    Football rules question

    Football rules question
    I am a week late to this question about the end of last week's Ravens-Bengals game. Quick reminder: The Ravens lined up to punt from their own 22, with 11 seconds left. The punter took the snap and danced around with the ball, while his…
  • Dec 2

    Pedagogy and the Election

    Pedagogy and the Election
    With my last post this election cycle, I wanted to do two things: first, to say thank you to Howard for the invitation and to my fellow contributors for their insights; and, second, to describe one important step that my colleagues at the…
  • Dec 2

    Facebook’s Fake News Crisis and Social Media Echo Chamber

    Facebook’s Fake News Crisis and Social Media Echo Chamber
    This week I wrapped up my Torts course with a discussion of products liability and the McDonald’s hot coffee case. We watched this clip, which noted that Stella Liebeck’s case became one of the most misreported tort stories of all time:…
Rank this Week: 25

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 4

    Loyola-Chicago, Mitchell Hamline, And Seton Hall Offer Weekend J.D. Program

    Loyola-Chicago, Mitchell Hamline, And Seton Hall Offer Weekend J.D. Program
    Kathleen Boozang (Dean, Seton Hall), Seton Hall Law Offers New Weekend JD Program: Seton Hall Law has always prided itself on making law school accessible to working professionals. Some of our most successful and prestigious alumni attended…
  • Dec 4

    WaPo:Alt-Right Group Has Not Filed Form 990s Due To IRS Error, Allowing Group's Finances To Escape Scrutiny

    WaPo:Alt-Right Group Has Not Filed Form 990s Due To IRS Error, Allowing Group's Finances To Escape Scrutiny
    Washington Post, The Financial Secrecy Behind White-Nationalist Group Known For ‘Hail Trump,’ Nazi Salutes: Richard Spencer, the face of a white-nationalist group that gained notoriety and momentum after Donald Trump’s election, has…
  • Dec 4

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is quite a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with a new #1 paper and a new paper debuting on the list at #5: [623 Downloads] Aggressive Tax Planning & the Ethical Tax Lawyer, by Heather M.…
Rank this Week: 6

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Question for NFL fans (especially those with officiating experience)

    Question for NFL fans (especially those with officiating experience)
    I am a week late to this question about the end of last week's Ravens-Bengals game. Quick reminder: The Ravens lined up to punt from their own 22, with 11 seconds left. The punter took the snap and danced around with the ball, while his…
  • Nov 28

    Sizing Up Mississippi as the Next Likely PASPA Challenger

    Sizing Up Mississippi as the Next Likely PASPA Challenger
    Speculation has now centered on Mississippi being the next state that will step to the plate to challenge the federal ban on state-sponsored sports betting. Over the weekend, the Mississippi Sun Herald published an editorial titled "States…
  • Nov 26

    Nevada's eSports Betting Scheme Not a Gamble Under PASPA

    Nevada's eSports Betting Scheme Not a Gamble Under PASPA
    The inevitable partnership between eSports and the U.S. casino industry cleared another major hurdle earlier this month when the Nevada Gaming Control Board—the state agency which oversees the regulation and licensing of Nevada’s…
Rank this Week: 444

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Dec 4

    Dealing with the Aftermath of the Election

    Dealing with the Aftermath of the Election
    I just re-read Mary Lynch’s passionate and thoughtful post about teaching to students traumatized by the election, along with comments in response.  I share many of the reactions described there. In the aftermath of the election, I…
  • Dec 2

    The Voices We Can’t Hear: How Student Loan Debt Helps Maintain The Status Quo

    The Voices We Can’t Hear: How Student Loan Debt Helps Maintain The Status Quo
    When I began this blog post, I admittedly started in a completely different direction. I kept coming back to a topic that has always intrigued me; how is it that the students we teach get to the point where they are in our class or…
  • Nov 24

    Keeping an experiential identity in bar passage reform

    Keeping an experiential identity in bar passage reform
    Much of the attention of legal educators nationally has been on bar results lately. Given the widespread decline in bar passage in recent years, that is a reasonable and appropriate trend. But in that response, law schools must be careful not…
Rank this Week: 914

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Dec 4

    The Impact of the Visual Artists Rights Act on Art Insurance

    The Impact of the Visual Artists Rights Act on Art Insurance
    Interesting article on some of the pitfalls of restoring a living artist’s work. Via Lexology. Read here
  • Dec 3

    Law Defining Art Gets an Update

    Law Defining Art Gets an Update
    Artist Bjarne Melgaard was stopped by Norway’s customs officials, who argued his 16 works did not constitute art. This is all too familiar after the infamous 1928 lawsuit Brancusi vs. United States,…
  • Nov 27

    Why Does Gerhard Richter Destroy His Own Artwork?

    Why Does Gerhard Richter Destroy His Own Artwork?
    German artist, Gerhard Richter, one of the most famous living contemporary artists today, has destroyed over 89 of his own pieces. While it may sound familiar to hear of an artist completing a work and promptly painting over it, Richter…
Rank this Week: 248

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 4

    Harvesting Government History, One Web Page at a Time

    Harvesting Government History, One Web Page at a Time
    “By noon on Thursday, Davis Erin Anderson had copied the addresses of a few dozen websites and online PDFs that listed signs of climate change by state and region.In a book-lined room on the third floor of the New York Academy of…
  • Dec 4

    Rose Library acquires papers of Southern civil rights journalist Gene Patterson

    Rose Library acquires papers of Southern civil rights journalist Gene Patterson
    “The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library has acquired the papers of the late Eugene Patterson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, editor of the Atlanta Constitution and the Washington Post, and a significant voice…
  • Dec 3

    Alice Drummond Dead: ‘Awakenings,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Actress Dies at 88

    Alice Drummond Dead: ‘Awakenings,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Actress Dies at 88
    “Although it is brief, perhaps her most famous role is in “Ghostbusters” playing the librarian who is terrified when books and pages begin to fly off the shelves. Later in the film she is comically interrogated by Bill…
Rank this Week: 195

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/
  • Dec 4

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 313 Righting Security: A Contextual and Critical Analysis and Response to Canada's 2016 National Security Green Paper Craig Forcese and Kent Roach University of Ottawa -…
  • Dec 3

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant
    Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: County of Los Angeles v. Mendez: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit's “provocation” rule should be barred as it conflicts with Graham v. Connor…
  • Dec 3

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 3,414 Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects? John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary -…
Rank this Week: 52

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

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

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Bobbitt vs. Jaffer on Drone Strike

    Bobbitt vs. Jaffer on Drone Strike
    Philip Bobbitt, who to my mind does not enter the lists often enough, has a very insightful review of Jameel Jaffer's book on drone strikes up on the Just Security website.  Jaffer is not too happy with Bobbitt's review, and his reply is…
  • Dec 4

    Trump's real threat to democracy

    Trump's real threat to democracy
    Last week, CNN asked me to write about how President Donald Trump might restrict freedom of speech. Instead I sent them an op-ed explaining the real threats to democracy. Here it is.
  • Dec 4

    Inside the Strange World of “Reconciliation”

    Inside the Strange World of “Reconciliation”
    David Super     As President-Elect Donald J. Trump feels his way through the transition from candidate to president, another set of far-more-experienced politicians await their turn to transform this country.  House…
Rank this Week: 85

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 4

    Scientific integrity in the Trump administration

    Scientific integrity in the Trump administration
      There has understandably been a great deal of hand wringing in the environmental policy world since the US presidential election, including on this site (see, for example, Sean’s post here, Dan’s here, and Ann’s…
  • Dec 1

    Searching for Votes in the Senate

    Searching for Votes in the Senate
    Paul Ryan and Donald Trump have vowed to roll back many environmental protections.  The Senate seems to be the one barrier against anti-environmental moves by Congress.  How strong is that barrier? The answer depends in part on…
  • Nov 30

    Trump’s Public Statements Aren’t Relevant in Assessing His Likely Climate Policy

    Trump’s Public Statements Aren’t Relevant in Assessing His Likely Climate Policy
    The media need to get their act together when they report and editorialize about President-elect Donald Trump’s public statements.  Chief among many failures in reporting on the campaign was the tendency of major newspapers and…
Rank this Week: 252

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 4

    Article on the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

    Article on the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
    Thomas W. Mitchell recently published an Article entitled, Restoring Hope for Heirs Property Owners: The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act, State & Local Law News 6 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This Article…
  • Dec 4

    Thomas Edison's Light Bulbs Hit the Auction Block

    Thomas Edison's Light Bulbs Hit the Auction Block
    If you want to get your hands on some electric relics, Heritage Auction is auctioning off five 19th century light bulbs and a socket. Edison Electric used the memorabilia in lawsuits against companies that Thomas Edison claimed were copying…
  • Dec 3

    Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2016

    Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2016
    While an unusual amount of celebrities have passed away this year, Michael Jackson tops Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities in 2016 with the March sale of his half of Sony/ATV music publishing catalog for $750 million. Jackson’s…
Rank this Week: 22

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 48

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 201

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    This week at the court

    This week at the court
    We expect additional orders from the December 2 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m. The court will also hear oral arguments on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 10 a.m. each…
  • Dec 3

    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: Beckles v. United States Moore v. Texas Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • Dec 2

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC 16-499 Issue: Whether the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, categorically forecloses corporate liability.
Rank this Week: 26

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 284

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, Part 2

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, Part 2
      In yesterday’s post, Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, I wrote about how incredibly frequently Western companies have been seeking the help of my firm’s China lawyers in an (often desperate)…
  • Dec 3

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated
    For the last few months, I alone have been averaging a call or email a day from someone inquiring about getting money out of China. I had three phone calls and one email on this topic yesterday (and woke up to two more such emails…
  • Dec 2

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXXVI

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXXVI
    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…
Rank this Week: 166

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 91

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Dec 4

    Keep this Beer Away from Lederhosen and KFC

    Keep this Beer Away from Lederhosen and KFC
    Right there on the label of this beer, almost every part of it, Austin Beerworks makes it clear that you should proceed with maximum caution. You should not even think about consuming this beer with KFC, while wearing lederhosen, or while…
  • Nov 11

    Colors: In Alcohol Beverage

    Colors: In Alcohol Beverage
    When was the last time you tried TTB’s Formulas Online (FONL) system? It continues to change every few months, since its inception a few years ago. When I went to use it earlier this week I was struck by how much information TTB is…
  • Nov 1

    What’s New at Moonshine U.?

    What’s New at Moonshine U.?
    The latest issue of Beverage Master just came in last week. It is the October-November issue and has a fine article about Moonshine University, if I may say so myself. A small excerpt is below, and you can find the entire article, and indeed…
Rank this Week: 485

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 505

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 476

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 372

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Mikell v. Sibanda, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163345 (WD PA, Nov. 28, 2016), a Pennsylvania federal magistrate judge dismissed a Muslim inmate's complaint that he did not receive Ramadan meals in 2012 even though he was on the Ramadan…
  • Dec 4

    Britain's Equality Commission Publishes New Study On Religion In the Workplace

    Britain's Equality Commission Publishes New Study On Religion In the Workplace
    On Friday, Britain's Equality and Human Rights Commission announced the publication of a lengthy new study titled Religion or Belief: Is the Law Working?. The report focuses on four questions: Is the legal approach to defining a religion…
  • Dec 3

    Satanic Temple Will Challenge Texas' New Fetal Remains Rule

    Satanic Temple Will Challenge Texas' New Fetal Remains Rule
    As reported yesterday by Jezebel, the Satanic Temple says that it plans to challenge Texas' new rules requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains as a violation of its members' rights under the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act.…
Rank this Week: 23

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    Four Myths about the Kurds, Debunked

    Four Myths about the Kurds, Debunked
    Editor’s Note: There is one bright spot in the darkness of the Middle East: the U.S. relationship with various Kurdish groups. In Iraq and Syria in particular, the Kurds seem the bulwark of U.S. efforts against the Islamic State and…
  • Dec 3

    Senator Kaine on the Forever War

    Senator Kaine on the Forever War
    Last Wednesday, Senator Tim Kaine devoted his first Senate speech since the election to the AUMF and the war against ISIL.  The occasion for the speech was the death Naval CPO Scott Dayton, a Virginian who was killed on Thanksgiving day…
  • Dec 3

    The Lawfare Podcast: Al-Shabaab Under the AUMF

    The Lawfare Podcast: Al-Shabaab Under the AUMF
    Earlier this week, the New York Times published a story by Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt, and Mark Mazzetti informing us that the Obama administration had changed its interpretation of the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military…
Rank this Week: 69

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general
    Criminal defendants and everyone else are not in for a pretty time during Donald Trump's presidency. Trump is no friend of the Bill of Rights and civil liberties and is likely to nominate plenty of candidates for the Supreme Court and lower…
  • Dec 3

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete
    Thanks to my webdesigner Rosalina Hansen for bringing my 2015 website overhaul to the next level. New features added to our website include the magnifying glass search icon, a first page slide show, which I will be updating; a page…
  • Dec 2

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability
    Being a prosecutor or police officers does not automatically mean that person is credible nor reliable. Judges, jurors, and everyone else must remember that. Criminal defendants' lives and liberty too often unjustly are crushed by an…
Rank this Week: 226

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/
  • Dec 4

    U of Colorado Director of Academic Support Position

    U of Colorado Director of Academic Support Position
    Colorado Law is hiring a Director of Academic Support. This is a newly-created, full-time instructor level faculty appointment. A description of the position appears below; to review the full list of requirements and to apply, please use the…
  • Dec 3

    Reminder: Assessment Conference in March 2017

    Reminder: Assessment Conference in March 2017
    COMPLIANCE WITH ABA STANDARD 314: FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT IN LARGE CLASSES Institute for Law Teaching & Learning and Emory University School of Law Spring Conference 2017 “Compliance with ABA Standard 314: Formative Assessment in Large…
  • Dec 2

    Books About UFO

    Books About UFO
    A lot of times when I do presentations for high school or college students, people ask me what they should major in if they plan on going to law school. Most of the time I answer Religion or Philosophy for...
Rank this Week: 677

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 4

    Newton’s Third Law Of Outrage

    Newton’s Third Law Of Outrage
    It’s not entirely clear what Susan Clemons Thompson, assistant director of residence life at Ohio State, had in mind when she took to Facebook to threaten to “unfriend” anyone who failed to share her view. Nor is it…
  • Dec 4

    Rape By Emotional Manipulation

    Rape By Emotional Manipulation
    “Mind if I take a look?”  It’s Consent 101 for a cop, the seemingly innocuous question backed up by the implicit, or explicit, “you wouldn’t mind if you have nothing to hide.” We even have a name for…
  • Dec 3

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In
    In the “early days*” of body cams, there were mostly voices proclaiming how they would be the magic bullet that changes everything. After all, seeing is believing, and we would now be able to see what really happened rather than…
Rank this Week: 113

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Lessons from being hacked.

    Lessons from being hacked.
    Criminals are smarter than I am.Criminals are more dedicated to their jobs than I am--and I'm pretty darn dedicated.Computers can be used for E-VIL as well as for good.I have very smart, computer-savvy friends.People who have been hacked…
  • Nov 28

    I love the First Amendment (and I can still deplore hateful speech).

    I love the First Amendment (and I can still deplore hateful speech).
    Of course I'm angered and saddened about the increase in hateful speech across campuses (see today's latest story here).  I don't respect the people who say such awful things.  But I respect their right to say them.  Such…
  • Nov 11

    Why I am frustrated with B of A.

    Why I am frustrated with B of A.
    In October, a B of A ATM ate a check that I was depositing.  I called Customer Service, and B of A  gave me a credit for the check while it was investigating what had happened.  (That was the last good part of this…
Rank this Week: 310

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/
  • Dec 4

    Uninsured / Underinsured Coverage

    Uninsured / Underinsured Coverage
    Attorneys handling uninsured / underinsured claims will find this article from the Claims Journal interesting.  The law discussed in the article is Missouri law but Texas law is similar and the results would probably be the same in…
  • Dec 3

    What Proves Bad Faith?

    What Proves Bad Faith?
    For insurance lawyers, the above question captures the ultimate question.  Most cases do not involve bad faith.  They are simple breaches of the insurance contract.  The Northern District, Dallas Division discussed the law in a…
  • Dec 1

    Bad Faith And Claim Denial

    Bad Faith And Claim Denial
    Bad faith attorneys need to know when bad faith in insurance occurs and when it does not.  A 1995, Texas Supreme Court case is worth reading.  It is styled, Republic Insurance Co. v. Stoker. The Stokers were involved in a chain…
Rank this Week: 703

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • Dec 4

    PBGC Table Shows Present Value  PBGC Maximum Guarantee

    PBGC Table Shows Present Value  PBGC Maximum Guarantee
     On December 02, 2016, PBGC posted a table showing the applicable present values for 2017 plan years. For more information see Technical Update 07-04. (12/02/2016).Filed under: Bankruptcy, Corporate Compliance, corporate governance,…
  • Dec 2

    DOL Appeals Preliminary Injunction Blocking White Collar Exemption Salary Threshhold Change

    DOL Appeals Preliminary Injunction Blocking White Collar Exemption Salary Threshhold Change
    The US Department of Labor (DOL) is appealing the November 22 Nevada v US Department of Labor ruling preliminarily enjoining DOL from implementing or enforcing a modification to the DOL Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) White Collar…
  • Nov 21

    IRS Changing Employee Plans & Exempt Organization Audit Procedure

    IRS Changing Employee Plans & Exempt Organization Audit Procedure
    Employee benefit plans and tax-exempt organizations facing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits or investigations after April, 2016, their leaders and advisors should prepare for some changes in the practices IRS agents will use to issue and…
Rank this Week: 307

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
  • Dec 4

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-12-03

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-12-03
    Viacom 18 Obtains Court Order to Block 1,250 'Pirate' Sites – TorrentFreak https://t.co/oRokMATagf -> Librarians, Archivists, Call On WIPO Members To Create Safe Harbour Against Copyright Liability https://t.co/D4MchPV0Ya -> Case…
  • Dec 3

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-02

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-02
    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-01 https://t.co/Nf63f2kdEp -> Establishing the Due Diligence Defence Under CASL https://t.co/IIGdtqSPd0 -> Catching up with CASL: Publishers and Canada's anti-spam legislation…
  • Dec 2

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-01

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-01
    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-11-30 https://t.co/cKeB0iUWCn -> Link to Senate Committee report on Copyright Board https://t.co/KxETWKfka1 -> Senate report on Copyright Board: A RATIONALE FOR URGENT REVIEW | Barry Sookman…
Rank this Week: 597

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Dec 4

    Communication at End of Life

    Communication at End of Life
    Reuters had an article on the importance of communication during end of life discussions.  A new study shows better communications leads to less wasteful hospitalizations. “At the end of life, hospital stays for seriously injured…
  • Dec 3

    New Rule for Hospital

    New Rule for Hospital
    NPR reported on what hospitals can and do tell patients looking for information on long term care alternatives.  “For years, many hospitals simply have given patients a list of all the skilled nursing facilities near where they…
  • Dec 2

    Canada’s Nursing Shortage

    Canada’s Nursing Shortage
    The Ottawa Citizen reported the shortage of nursing staff is affecting the quality of care in Canada’s nursing homes.  “A study by SafeCare BC found 60 per cent of long-term residential care homes that participated in…
Rank this Week: 122

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/
  • Dec 4

    More States Approve Medical Marijuana, DEA Still Refuses to Acknowledge Benefit

    More States Approve Medical Marijuana, DEA Still Refuses to Acknowledge Benefit
    As it stands now following the most recent election, more than half the states in the U.S. – 28 – now have legalized marijuana use for those with certain medical conditions.  Still, this has yet to change the hard line stance…
  • Dec 2

    Legal Marijuana vs. 2nd Amendment – Gun Buyers Face Legal Conflict

    Legal Marijuana vs. 2nd Amendment – Gun Buyers Face Legal Conflict
    While a number of new states recently voted to expand marijuana rights, many did not realize that this could directly conflict with their Second Amendment right to purchase a firearm.  That’s because federal law –…
  • Nov 30

    Will New President Embrace Cannabis Economy?

    Will New President Embrace Cannabis Economy?
    Over the last eight years, the federal government’s approach to marijuana prosecution and civil action evolved. Although it was never within President Obama’s power to legalize the drug nationally himself, he oversaw a Department…
Rank this Week: 842

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Dec 4

    Princess Cruises Pollution Cover-Up: What Did the Executives Know?

    Princess Cruises Pollution Cover-Up: What Did the Executives Know?
    The $40,000,000 fine levied against Princess Cruises last week raises the issue of what cruise executives knew about the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated waste from the Caribbean Princess cruise ship and the other illegal practices which…
  • Dec 1

    Deliberate Dumping, Cover-Up and Lies: DOJ Fines Princess Cruises $40,000,000

    Deliberate Dumping, Cover-Up and Lies: DOJ Fines Princess Cruises $40,000,000
    Multiple news sources are reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will fine Princess Cruises a record $40,000,000 for polluting the seas and trying to cover it up. Princess Cruises will plead guilty to seven felony charges of…
  • Nov 29

    Passenger Alleges Sexual Assault on Explorer of the Sea

    Passenger Alleges Sexual Assault on Explorer of the Sea
    News 7 in Australia reports today that a cruise passenger on a Royal Caribbean ship arriving in Sydney, Australia alleges that she was a victim of sexual assault by another passenger during the cruise.     The news account states…
Rank this Week: 130

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 4

    Children of divorce

    Children of divorce
    From Live Science: Divorce is often stressful for both parents and their children, and now a new report with some advice for parents encourages them to look to their children's pediatricians, therapists and others in their communities to help…
  • Dec 3

    India & Hague Abduction Convention

    India & Hague Abduction Convention
    From the Indian Express: After much deliberation, the Union government has decided that India will not ratify the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (1980). Signing the multilateral treaty would have meant…
  • Dec 2

    Man must continue to pay child support for son he claimed was his, court hold

    Man must continue to pay child support for son he claimed was his, court hold
    From The Indiana Lawyer: A divided Court of Appeals panel has affirmed an order requiring a non-biological father to pay child support for his wife’s child, finding that because the man supported the child throughout his life, he is…
Rank this Week: 140

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Dec 4

    Today in Legal History: Founding of the Grange

    Today in Legal History: Founding of the Grange
    To unite farmers, Oliver Kelly and six others created the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry on December 4, 1867, soon known as the Grange.  This society was unusual in that it allowed women to become full members from the beginning.…
  • Dec 2

    Today in Legal History: EPA Formed

    Today in Legal History: EPA Formed
    The EPA was established on December 2, 1970, under the administration of Richard Nixon.  The EPA took over responsibilities previously handled by the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health,…
  • Nov 29

    Today in Legal History: Coffee Rationed

    Today in Legal History: Coffee Rationed
    To aid the war effort, the United States rationed coffee on November 28, 1942.  After a long eight months, the ration ended on July 28, 1943.  While Americans generally had it much easier than residents of other Allied countries,…
Rank this Week: 713

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 4

    “IntLawGrrls conceived”: Heartfelt invitation to our 10th Birthday Conference

    “IntLawGrrls conceived”: Heartfelt invitation to our 10th Birthday Conference
    Why IntLawGrrls? The need for an online forum giving voice to women who work international law and policy began to take shape 10 years ago this autumn. An issue of the day was Guantánamo; specifically, what was the United States to do…
  • Dec 3

    Standing Rock goes to the Inter-American Commission on Human Right

    Standing Rock goes to the Inter-American Commission on Human Right
    The Indian tribes protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) took the Standing Rock movement to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on Friday, 2 December 2016. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and…
  • Dec 2

    Eight reasons why the Safe Schools Declaration matter

    Eight reasons why the Safe Schools Declaration matter
    Crossposted courtesy of The Right to Education Project (November 27, 2016), summarising a mini series of four postings on the international legal protection of education. ‘I felt that humanity has ended. I mean, a…
Rank this Week: 40

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Dec 4

    Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop

    Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop
    There's still time to attend a Legal Writing Insitute One-Day Workshop this year. Here's the list of the remaining programs: Brooklyn Law School (Dec. 10th) Drake Law School (Dec. 8th) Lewis & Clark (Dec. 10th) Touro Law Center (Dec.…
  • Nov 27

    Reminder: Nominations for the Penny Pether Law and Language Scholarship Award

    Reminder: Nominations for the Penny Pether Law and Language Scholarship Award
    A passionate advocate for interdisciplinary scholarship in law, literature, and language, Penelope J. Pether (1957-2013) was Professor of Law at Villanova University School of Law and former Professor of Law and Director of Legal Rhetoric at…
  • Nov 16

    Hiring at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston

    Hiring at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston
    Northeastern University School of Law is seeking applicants for Assistant/Associate Teaching Professors, a full-time faculty position teaching legal research and writing, and legal skills beginning July 1, 2017. The Assistant/Associate…
Rank this Week: 156

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    "tronc"--the most bizarre rebranding of 2016?

    "tronc"--the most bizarre rebranding of 2016?
    About this season last year, this Kat reported on his brand of the year—"Cofix", the name of an Israeli-based company that sells a variety of products at one fixed price. Moving from the sublime to the ridiculous, this Kat will this…
  • Dec 3

    Never too late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never too late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    Too busy making a list and checking it twice to keep up with IPKat this week? No problem, here is the 124th edition of Never Too Early For Christmas References Never Too Late.Festive Feline Level 100Rocket in the Patents Court: Napp…
  • Dec 2

    Next week - UK Supreme Court hears the Brexit case

    Next week - UK Supreme Court hears the Brexit case
    Next week, there is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become a UK constitutional law expert.  The Supreme Court (which truly is a UK court, not an England-and-Wales court) will hear the appeal on the various legal challenges related to…
Rank this Week: 30

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
  • Dec 4

    Taxing Top CEO Income

    Taxing Top CEO Income
    In our article, Taxing Top CEO Incomes, we ask: what should the marginal income tax rate on high earning CEOs be? Recent research suggests that it should be high, perhaps as high as 70 per cent or 80 per cent. This research is based on a…
  • Dec 3

    The Case Against Fiduciary Entity Veil Piercing

    The Case Against Fiduciary Entity Veil Piercing
    When two of the nation’s leading business law jurists question a judge-made doctrine of a relatively recent vintage for giving rise “to a particularly odd pattern of routine veil piercing,” one senses that a doctrinal change…
  • Dec 2

    Proxy Access Test Drive Hits a Wall

    Proxy Access Test Drive Hits a Wall
    You probably recall that, on November 9, 2016, GAMCO Asset Management Inc. (entity affiliated with activist investor Mario Gabelli) and certain affiliates used the proxy access bylaws recently adopted at National Fuel Gas Company, an…
Rank this Week: 108

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Dec 3

    #ParrotSunday - Talk To The Hand, The Face, The Fingers, Whatever

    #ParrotSunday - Talk To The Hand, The Face, The Fingers, Whatever
    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.
  • Dec 3

    SPUD Video Demonstration - Take My Money, Please!

    SPUD Video Demonstration - Take My Money, Please!
    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.
  • Dec 3

    24 Inch Portable Computer Screen - This SPUD Is Not A Potato

    24 Inch Portable Computer Screen - This SPUD Is Not A Potato
    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: 160