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Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Feb 27

    Targeting Federal Agency Regulatory Overreach through the Congressional Review Act (CRA)

    Targeting Federal Agency Regulatory Overreach through the Congressional Review Act (CRA)
    On February 22, 2017, an all-star panel at the Heritage Foundation discussed “Reawakening the Congressional Review Act” – a statute which gives Congress sixty legislative days to disapprove a proposed federal rule (subject…
  • Feb 24

    The FTC Takes on “Petitioning” of Government as an Anticompetitive Exclusionary Tactic

    The FTC Takes on “Petitioning” of Government as an Anticompetitive Exclusionary Tactic
    Background Some of the most pernicious and welfare-inimical anticompetitive activity stems from the efforts of firms to use governmental regulation to raise rivals’ costs or totally exclude them from the market (see, for example,…
  • Feb 21

    Fair use’s fatal conceit

    Fair use’s fatal conceit
    My colleague, Neil Turkewitz, begins his fine post for Fair Use Week (read: crashing Fair Use Week) by noting that Many of the organizations celebrating fair use would have you believe, because it suits their analysis, that copyright…
Rank this Week: 51

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Feb 27

    Webcast: Key eDiscovery Trends and Case Law for 2016

    Webcast: Key eDiscovery Trends and Case Law for 2016
    This webcast will cover key events, trends, and developments that occurred over the course of last year and how they impact those in the eDiscovery community. The post Webcast: Key eDiscovery Trends and Case Law for 2016 appeared first on…
  • Feb 26

    Jason R. Baron of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Part 2: eDiscovery Trend

    Jason R. Baron of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Part 2: eDiscovery Trend
    Today’s thought leader is Jason R. Baron of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Jason is a member of Drinker Biddle’s Information Governance and eDiscovery practice and co-chair of the Information Governance Initiative. An…
  • Feb 24

    Webcast: eDiscovery and CloudNine – A Complete Demonstration

    Webcast: eDiscovery and CloudNine – A Complete Demonstration
    A complete demonstration of CloudNine's SaaS-delivered eDiscovery automation software by industry expert and author Doug Austin. Used extensively by corporations and law firms to simplify legal discovery in litigation, investigations, and…
Rank this Week: 910

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

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Feb 27

    More Doubts About the Court’s Resolution of the John Doe Investigation

    More Doubts About the Court’s Resolution of the John Doe Investigation
    Today, the United States Supreme Court summarily affirmed the decision of a Three Judge Panel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in  Independence Institute v. Federal Election Commission.  By affirming the…
  • Feb 23

    Kleefisch and Nygren Describe “An American Epidemic” in Law School Program

    Kleefisch and Nygren Describe “An American Epidemic” in Law School Program
    Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch asked the audience in Eckstein Hall’s Appellate Courtroom a question: How many of you have been given a prescription for opioid pain medication in the last several years? A large number of hands…
  • Feb 22

    Abele Offers Big Ideas in Law School Session — Like Making Milwaukee the State Capital

    Abele Offers Big Ideas in Law School Session — Like Making Milwaukee the State Capital
    Chris Abele likes to think big. How big? Try this on: “Move the capital.” What? Move the state capital from Madison to Milwaukee? The idea was greeted with laughter when Abele, the Milwaukee County executive, floated it during an…
Rank this Week: 862

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Feb 27

    Prof. Richard Susskind on Upgrading Justice

    Prof. Richard Susskind on Upgrading Justice
    Professor Richard Susskind delivered an address at Harvard Law School earlier this month. His talks on the future of law practice are well-known and we have seen many of his predictions already come true. Thanks to Harvard for posting the...
  • Feb 13

    Digital Edge podcast: The Importance of Legal Writing

    Digital Edge podcast: The Importance of Legal Writing
    Does quality writing really make you a better lawyer? On this episode of The Digital Edge, The Importance of Legal Writing, hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway discuss legal writing with Gary Kinder, founder of the editing program WordRake.…
  • Feb 6

    How to Ethically Use Technology in Your Practice - Free Webinar this week

    How to Ethically Use Technology in Your Practice - Free Webinar this week
    I am teaching a free webinar on Wednesday February 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm CENTRAL time. It is titled: How to Ethically Use Technology in Your Practice It is sponsored by MyCase. Here is the information: Keeping client confidences secure...
Rank this Week: 407

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

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

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/
  • Feb 27

    Oops! Correction to AALS Section Officers/Exec Board Post

    Oops! Correction to AALS Section Officers/Exec Board Post
    Our apologies to Jenn Car! She was incorrectly listed as still being at UNLV. She is now at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. The corrected Exec Board list is below: Chair: Danielle Kocal (Pace) Chair-Elect: Staci Rucker (Dayton) Secretary:…
  • Feb 26

    Spring Break - Already??!!

    Spring Break - Already??!!
    This has been the week when students suddenly have realized that it is only two weeks to our law school's Spring Break. The reactions have been joy or trepidation. Here are some of the comments: The joy group: I'm going...
  • Feb 25

    Do You Know Who Your Exec Board and Officers Are for AALS Section on Academic Support?

    Do You Know Who Your Exec Board and Officers Are for AALS Section on Academic Support?
    In case you were not at the January 2017 business meeting and are wondering who to contact about the AALS Section on Academic Support, here is a list of the 2017-2018 leadership: Chair: Danielle Kocal (Pace) Chair-Elect: Staci Rucker…
Rank this Week: 678

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 932

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    The Best Websites To Help Track Trump’s Legal Change

    The Best Websites To Help Track Trump’s Legal Change
    Whether you adore Donald Trump or despise him, you have to admit that he has set himself an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president. As lawyers, we have not only a political interest in the policies he is seeking to implement,…
  • Feb 22

    New AI-Powered Patent Tool Helps Prepare Responses to Office Action

    New AI-Powered Patent Tool Helps Prepare Responses to Office Action
    A new tool being released today for patent lawyers and paralegals uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing to help prepare responses to office actions and then uses analytics to help predict how the case is likely to…
  • Feb 22

    News From Adobe: First Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signature, Plus New Functionality for Adobe Sign

    News From Adobe: First Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signature, Plus New Functionality for Adobe Sign
    asian woman hand holding tablet and using tablet in coffee shop with vintage toned. Last June, this blog reported on plans by Adobe and other industry groups, working through a group called the Cloud Signature Consortium, to build an open…
Rank this Week: 307

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Feb 27

    Supreme Court Affirms Chancery Penalties for Litigation Misconduct

    Supreme Court Affirms Chancery Penalties for Litigation Misconduct
    The Supreme Court’s recent affirmance of penalties imposed by the Delaware Court of Chancery for litigation misconduct is a useful tool for litigators of all stripes to brandish as an incentive for both their clients and opposing…
  • Feb 27

    Court Appoints Lead Counsel in Appraisal Case

    Court Appoints Lead Counsel in Appraisal Case
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. This case provides guidance to any attorney who would seek an appointment as lead counsel. In re Appraisal of Rouse Props., 12609-VCS (Del.…
  • Feb 19

    Military Generals and Boards of Director

    Military Generals and Boards of Director
    The National Association of Corporate Directors is hosting a seminar later this week for retired, or nearly retired, generals in the U.S. armed services who aspire to be on a board of directors. The goal of the two-day…
Rank this Week: 179

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    This Kitten is delighted to bring you the 137th edition of Never Too Late covering the posts from 20 until 26 February!What?! February is almost Gone!!!!!!!Patents and the Silicon Valley of clothespinsNeil Wilkof ruminates about the…
  • Feb 27

    Appeal practice in Spain: long is out, footnotes are in

    Appeal practice in Spain: long is out, footnotes are in
    For Kat readers who agonize whether prolixity or brevity is the better approach in drafting court appeals, IP practitioners in Spain have now been given their marching orders. Kat friend Colm Ahern of Elzaburu in Madrid summarizes that the…
  • Feb 26

    Patents and the Silicon Valley of clothespin

    Patents and the Silicon Valley of clothespin
    The American comedian Rodney Dangerfield was most identified with his iconic line-—“I don’t get no respect.” He would have been so jealous of the clothespin, also called a “clothes peg”, or simply…
Rank this Week: 31

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 72

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 6

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Discusses legal news, law office technology, culture and legal research.

http://www.fastcase.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 870

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Martin Feldstein on border adjustment

    Martin Feldstein on border adjustment
    Today in the Wall Street Journal,  a Martin Feldstein op-ed on border adjustment argued that its flaws are purely "illusory," since "[f]oreign exporters would pay for the Republicans' proposed trillion-dollar tax cut").Whatever one…
  • Feb 24

    Trump on the border adjustment tax

    Trump on the border adjustment tax
    Courtesy of a Reuters interview, here's Trump on the border adjustment tax, with my annotations after each sentence:“It could lead to a lot more jobs in the United States." Good work by his standards, as this is less false than any…
  • Feb 23

    EU State Aid panel at IFA US branch annual meeting

    EU State Aid panel at IFA US branch annual meeting
    Today I was the lone American on the IFA panel I mentioned in my prior post, discussing the raft of ongoing, or perhaps soon to be ongoing, EU state aid cases before the European Commission (and ultimately the European Court of Justice).…
Rank this Week: 662

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    $50,000 Assessment for 6 Years of Back Pain

    $50,000 Assessment for 6 Years of Back Pain
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for soft tissue injuries arising from a vehicle collision. In today’s case (Harder v. Poettcker) the Plaintiff was involved in a…
  • Feb 20

    Double Costs Awarded After Trial Judgement Nearly Doubles Plaintiff Formal Offer

    Double Costs Awarded After Trial Judgement Nearly Doubles Plaintiff Formal Offer
    Reasons for judgement were released last week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, awarding a Plaintiff double costs after obtaining judgement nearly doubling her pre trial formal settlement offer. In the recent case (Risling v.…
  • Feb 16

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for “Likely Permanent” Vertigo

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for “Likely Permanent” Vertigo
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing non-pecuniary loss at $110,000 for chronic vertigo symptoms. In today’s case (Wright v. Mistry) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2006…
Rank this Week: 208

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    “CAR HOPPING” IS A BURGLARY, TAKE A GUN FROM CAR, IT’S ARMED BURGLARY

    “CAR HOPPING” IS A BURGLARY, TAKE A GUN FROM CAR, IT’S ARMED BURGLARY
    Several Car Burglaries Reported in St. Johns County Recent news stories detail the arrest of a 14 year old boy in regards to several car burglaries in St. Johns County.  The 14 year old can’t be named because juvenile names are not…
  • Feb 10

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S CORRECTIONS OFFICER ARRESTED

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S CORRECTIONS OFFICER ARRESTED
    Only on Job a Week, No Union Protection, Terminated According to a report, a nineteen year old  Jacksonville Sheriff’s Corrections Officer was arrested and charged after leading his co-workers on a high speed chase on February 4,…
  • Feb 8

    FLORIDA SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED ON GUN CHARGES IN 8 YEAR OLD CHILD’S DEATH

    FLORIDA SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED ON GUN CHARGES IN 8 YEAR OLD CHILD’S DEATH
    Duval Man Arrested for Gun Charge in Case Involving Deceased Five Year Old A thirty four year old man has been arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon after an investigation into a murdered five year old…
Rank this Week: 822

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 27

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?
    Oftentimes it is not only the driver that is injured in an auto accident, it is the passengers as well.  What typically happens when a person is injured as a passenger is that the at-fault party for the accident (person that caused the…
  • Feb 24

    How to Prevent these 5 Common Accidents While in a Taxi or Uber

    How to Prevent these 5 Common Accidents While in a Taxi or Uber
    The use of taxi services has diminished with the advent of rideshare businesses such as Uber and Lyft.  The advantage of these cheaper alternatives to the traditional taxi service has come with its own challenges when a passenger is…
  • Feb 23

    What are Limitations to Maritime Law When Cruising

    What are Limitations to Maritime Law When Cruising
    Just this week I was contacted by a passenger who was injured on a major cruise line.  One of my first questions to him was, “When did your incident happen?”  When the injured passenger told me 16 months ago I was…
Rank this Week: 553

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Feb 27

    Supreme Court clears way for lumber company challenge to salmon protection

    Supreme Court clears way for lumber company challenge to salmon protection
    In Central Coast Forest Association v. Fish and Game Commission, the Supreme Court today holds that a lumber company can proceed with its challenge to the Fish and Game Commission’s decision to not remove coho salmon south of San…
  • Feb 27

    Death sentence affirmed for prison murder

    Death sentence affirmed for prison murder
    The Supreme Court today affirms the death penalty judgment in People v. Delgado for the 1998 and 1999 murders by the defendant of two fellow inmates at Corcoran State Prison.  The court’s unanimous opinion by Justice Carol…
  • Feb 24

    Endangered species, death penalty opinions filing Monday

    Endangered species, death penalty opinions filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinions in Central Coast Forest Association v. California Fish and Game Commission and People v. Delgado, which were both argued on the December calendar. The Central Coast case has…
Rank this Week: 880

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/
  • Feb 27

    Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Judicial Posting

    Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Judicial Posting
    Here (PDF): Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is seeking a Full Time Associate Judge and a Part-time Deputy Judge Applicants must possess their Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School with prior study and or practice in the field of ……
  • Feb 27

    Fletcher: “Indian Country And Climate Change After DAPL” @ Law360.com

    Fletcher: “Indian Country And Climate Change After DAPL” @ Law360.com
    Here: Indian Country And Climate Change After DAPL Law360, New York (February 27, 2017, 12:01 PM EST) — Matthew L.M. Fletcher In the chaos of the early weeks of the Trump administration, the president managed to highlight his support…
  • Feb 27

    SCOTUS Denies Cert in Alto v. Haugrud (San PascualDisenrollments)

    SCOTUS Denies Cert in Alto v. Haugrud (San PascualDisenrollments)
    Here is the order list. The cert petition is here: alto-cert-petition Lower court materials here.
Rank this Week: 75

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 698

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Feb 27

    Osgoode Law unveils three-year strategic plan

    Osgoode Law unveils three-year strategic plan
    The dean of Osgoode Hall Law School says accessibility for students and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples are key goals for the school in its strategic plan stretching until 2020.Lorne Sossin says the school has identified five key areas…
  • Feb 27

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 27, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 27, 2017
    CanadaPolice to provide update in case of TTC collector shot in neck in 2012, Canadian PressPrison violence costs Canada about $10 million in legal fees: investigator, Canadian PressCSIS saw 'no high privacy risks' with metadata crunching now…
  • Feb 24

    Judge certifies transvaginal mesh class action

    Judge certifies transvaginal mesh class action
    An Ontario judge has certified a class action lawsuit against medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific Ltd., in what lawyers say is the first successfully certified contested action concerning transvaginal meshes in Canada.In Vester v.…
Rank this Week: 394

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    SCOTUS grants cert on a habeas case from the 11th Circuit

    SCOTUS grants cert on a habeas case from the 11th Circuit
    Back in August 2016, the en banc 11th Circuit had 96 pages of opinions in this AEDPA case (Wilson v. Sellers).  I can honestly tell you that I haven't read it.  But some clerks at the Supreme Court did, and granted cert.  I…
  • Feb 27

    RIP Judge Wapner

    RIP Judge Wapner
    We need more judges like him.  For real.  Enjoy:
  • Feb 22

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer
    As SDFLA blog readers know, I do not use this forum as a place to discuss my cases.  I use this blog as a place to cover news in this District and other court news that I find interesting.  Every now and then there is an exception,…
Rank this Week: 160

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Feb 27

    Copyright Law: What Does Copyright Protect?

    Copyright Law: What Does Copyright Protect?
    What does copyright protect? Copyright, a form of intellectual property law, protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and…
  • Feb 24

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Trial Court Grants Stay in Axiron Lawsuit

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Trial Court Grants Stay in Axiron Lawsuit
    Indianapolis, Indiana – The matter of Eli Lilly and Company, et al. v. Apotex Inc., et al. has been stayed pending a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This Indiana lawsuit was initiated by Lilly, an…
  • Feb 23

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Lilly Sues TWi Pharmaceuticals for Patent Infringement

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Lilly Sues TWi Pharmaceuticals for Patent Infringement
    Indianapolis, Indiana – A patent lawyer for Eli Lilly and Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, Eli Lilly Export S.A. of Geneva, Switzerland and Acrux DDS, Pty Ltd. of West Melbourne, Australia filed an intellectual property lawsuit in the…
Rank this Week: 600

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 27

    How To Guarantee Better Workers’ Comp Outcome

    How To Guarantee Better Workers’ Comp Outcome
      Big data. Predictive analytics. Very sophisticated modeling to predict claims outcomes versus a paper and a pen. I’m Michael Stack with Amaxx and today I’m going to be telling you how to guarantee better claim outcomes…
  • Feb 24

    How Technology Is Changing Workers’ Compensation And Other News Tidbit

    How Technology Is Changing Workers’ Compensation And Other News Tidbit
    How Technology Is Changing Workers’ Compensation New technologies are improving workers’ compensation programs in everything from communications and training to health care delivery and claims, according to experts. Tom Ryan,…
  • Feb 20

    3 Strategies to Eliminate Chronic Pain Claim

    3 Strategies to Eliminate Chronic Pain Claim
    Chronic pain is the most prevalent health condition in the U.S. workforce with cost estimates of more than $100 billion annually in lost productivity, healthcare, and workers’ comp/disability payments.   The good news is medical…
Rank this Week: 177

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Gaughan on Post-Watergate Campaign Finance Reform

    Gaughan on Post-Watergate Campaign Finance Reform
    Anthony J Gaughan, Drake University Law School, has posted The Forty-Year War on Money in Politics: Watergate, FECA, and the Future of Campaign Finance Reform, which appears in the Ohio State Law Journal 77 (2016): 791-837:This article…
  • Feb 27

    Stollberg-Rilinger on the Holy Roman Empire

    Stollberg-Rilinger on the Holy Roman Empire
    We have another 2015 title for you: The Emperor's Old Clothes: Constitutional History and the Symbolic Language of the Holy Roman Empire. The book's author in its original German is Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger, University of Münster. It…
  • Feb 26

    Raffield's "Art of Law in Shakespeare"

    Raffield's "Art of Law in Shakespeare"
    Paul Raffield, Professor of Law, University of Warwick, has just published The Art of Law in Shakespeare (Hart Publishing):Through an examination of five plays by Shakespeare, Paul Raffield analyses the contiguous development of common law…
Rank this Week: 56

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 27

    Europe’s Refugees Aren’t a Threat to America, But the Refugee Panic I

    Europe’s Refugees Aren’t a Threat to America, But the Refugee Panic I
    by Margaret A. Moody[Editor’s Note: The following post is by Margaret A. Moody, who practices immigration and international law. In 2015, she served as a full-time consultant to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Northern…
  • Feb 27

    Ask Your Doctor About The Wellspring Committee (and Nominee Neil Gorsuch)

    Ask Your Doctor About The Wellspring Committee (and Nominee Neil Gorsuch)
    By Diane KleinIf your television viewing habits are anything like mine, you have seen, and wondered at, what appears to be a commercial for Judge Neil Gorsuch.  The 30-second spot, called "Jane," features Jane Nitze, identifed as…
  • Feb 25

    Finally, Someone Else asks "Is the Supreme Court a Court?"

    Finally, Someone Else asks "Is the Supreme Court a Court?"
    By Eric SegallReaders of this Blog, or those who follow me on Twitter or elsewhere, probably know that I've devoted much of my career, and a full length book, to the argument that the Supreme Court is actually not a "Court," as we generally…
Rank this Week: 238

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/
  • Feb 27

    Qualified Immunity meets advisory opinion

    Qualified Immunity meets advisory opinion
    One of my students flagged the Fifth Circuit decision in Turner v. Driver from two weeks ago. A divided panel held that the right to video-record police and police stations from the public sidewalk was not clearly established in September…
  • Feb 27

    Commercial Marijuana Advertising and the First Amendment

    Commercial Marijuana Advertising and the First Amendment
    Many states that have legalized the commercial sale of marijuana have also sought to restrict commercial marijuana advertising. For example, Colorado prohibits licensed retail marijuana stores from advertising on television programs unless…
  • Feb 27

    ABA Ratings of Federal Judicial Nominee

    ABA Ratings of Federal Judicial Nominee
    The Wall Street Journal ran an interesting article* this weekend about the American Bar Association’s process for reviewing and rating federal judicial nominees. (You can download a PDF version here if you do not have subscription access.)…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Feb 27

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: John P. Anderson, When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 147 (2016). Maria Babajanian,…
  • Feb 21

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Sara Almousa, Comment, Friends with Benefits? Clarifying the Role Relationships Play in Satisfying the Personal Benefit Requirement under…
  • Feb 6

    Reminder: National Business Law Scholars Conference Paper Submissions Due February 17

    Reminder: National Business Law Scholars Conference Paper Submissions Due February 17
    National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) Thursday & Friday, June 8-9, 2017 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 8-9, 2017, at the University of Utah S.J.…
Rank this Week: 98

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Feb 27

    Chicago is seeking paralegals!

    Chicago is seeking paralegals!
    Law Resources- Chicago is seeking paralegals who have at least 3 months of litigation experience to work on temporary assignments with law firms in downtown Chicago.  To be considered for these projects you must have completed an…
  • Feb 15

    Paralegal Position!

    Paralegal Position!
    A law firm in Peoria, Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo, is seeking a paralegal with 5 years’ experience in civil litigation – also work comp experience would also be a plus, but not required. Interested parties…
  • Feb 13

    Peoria Police Department Recruiting Events, February 27th and 28th and March 2nd

    Peoria Police Department Recruiting Events, February 27th and 28th and March 2nd
    The Peoria Police Departmentwill be on campusRecruiting CandidatesAttend one or more of the following:Monday, February 27 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.East Peoria Campus AtriumThe Peoria Police Department will be bring some of it's…
Rank this Week: 254

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Feb 27

    Trump is Giving Power Back to Wall Street with Another Executive Order

    Trump is Giving Power Back to Wall Street with Another Executive Order
    In the wake of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 and the many bank failures that substantially contributed to the recession itself, the nation was calling out for laws ensuring that banks “too big to fail” never again caused a…
  • Feb 24

    Immigration Ban 101: Understanding Trump’s Executive Order

    Immigration Ban 101: Understanding Trump’s Executive Order
    Trump’s executive order on immigration has created mass confusion, waves of legal battles, and incited outrage across the nation.  In the chaos that ensued after the executive order dropped, legal professionals began filing…
  • Feb 23

    Retirement May Have to Wait After Trump’s Latest Executive Order

    Retirement May Have to Wait After Trump’s Latest Executive Order
    The presidential orders continue to come thick and fast from the Trump administration.  One of President Trump’s most recent orders, titled Presidential Memorandum on Fiduciary Duty Rule, takes aim at deregulating those who invest…
Rank this Week: 557

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 27

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Habeas Review of Unexplained State Court Decision

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Habeas Review of Unexplained State Court Decision
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Wilson v. Sellers, which presents the following question: Did this Court's decision in Harrington v. Richter, 562 U.S. 86 (2011), silently abrogate the presumption set forth in Ylst v.…
  • Feb 27

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Whether FRAP 4(a)(5)(C) is Jurisdictional

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Whether FRAP 4(a)(5)(C) is Jurisdictional
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, which presents the following question: Whether Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a)(5)(C) can deprive a court of appeals of jurisdiction…
  • Feb 27

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Supplemental Jurisdiction & 1367(d)'s Tolling Provision

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Supplemental Jurisdiction & 1367(d)'s Tolling Provision
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Artis v. District of Columbia, which presents the following question: Section 1367 of Title 28 authorizes federal district courts in certain circumstances to exercise supplemental…
Rank this Week: 218

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Nine and Half Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

    Nine and Half Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Alla Samchuk, 45, Roseville, California, was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for a mortgage fraud scheme and obstruction of justice. A federal jury returned a verdict in August 2016 finding her guilty of six…
  • Feb 23

    CoreLogic Reports Increase in Fraud during 2016

    CoreLogic Reports Increase in Fraud during 2016
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. CoreLogic reported that the National Mortgage Application Fraud Risk Index increased to 122 in the fourth quarter of 2016.  The trend shows increasing risk for the year overall from an index value of 115 in the…
  • Feb 21

    Another Debt Elimination Scheme Bites the Dust

    Another Debt Elimination Scheme Bites the Dust
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Urmila Sri Thakur, also known as Urmila Buddhu-Thakur and Indro Buddhu-Thakur, 72, Wethersfield, Connecticut was charged in a nine-count grand jury indictment with conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering offenses…
Rank this Week: 5

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Feb 27

    Ratification Anniversary

    Ratification Anniversary
    I frequently suspect that my nearest and dearest sometimes heave a sigh when they see me coming. Although I can always be relied upon to provide some delectable baked goods, I can also be relied upon to hijack the conversation and natter on…
  • Feb 24

    The Impeachment Trial of President Andrew Johnson

    The Impeachment Trial of President Andrew Johnson
    On this day in 1868, the House of Representatives voted to adopt a resolution that became eleven articles of impeachment against President Andrew Johnson after he dismissed Secretary of War Edwin Stanton without the approval of…
  • Feb 23

    Lèse-Majesté in Germany – A Relic of a Long-Gone Era?

    Lèse-Majesté in Germany – A Relic of a Long-Gone Era?
    In the summer of 2016, a little known provision of the German criminal code received international attention when it was invoked by the Turkish government on behalf of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who felt insulted by…
Rank this Week: 546

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 27

    Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auction

    Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auction
    Carolina Manzano, Universitat Rovira Virgili and Xavier Vives, University of Navarra - IESE Business School observe Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auctions. ABSTRACT: We analyze a divisible good uniform-price auction…
  • Feb 27

    Firm Pricing with Consumer Search

    Firm Pricing with Consumer Search
    Simon P. Anderson, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Regis Renault, University of Cergy-Pontoise - THEMA analyze Firm Pricing with Consumer Search. ABSTRACT: Economists could not properly capture the impact of internet on…
  • Feb 27

    A Multi Criteria Study of Collusion Risk Factor

    A Multi Criteria Study of Collusion Risk Factor
    Andrea Ellero, Ca Foscari University of Venice - Department of Management, Paola Ferretti, Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia, and Elena Zocchia, Ca Foscari University of Venice offer A Multi Criteria Study of…
Rank this Week: 21

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 991

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 432

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Feb 27

    What are you afraid of?

    What are you afraid of?
    In a recent post, Seth Godin wrote about why we tend to do what’s urgent instead of what’s important: The reason we go for urgent is that it makes us feel competent. We’re good at it. We didn’t used to be, but we are…
  • Feb 24

    Everyone you know can give you referral

    Everyone you know can give you referral
    Many lawyers don’t realize that everyone they know can give them referrals. Even if their client or contact doesn’t know anyone who needs the lawyer’s services, they know people who know people who do. Your client or…
  • Feb 23

    A simple way to get rid of clutter

    A simple way to get rid of clutter
    I know someone who’s computer desktop perpetually looks like it was the site of a bombing run. Every inch is covered with shortcuts, downloads, documents, and set-up files. She has multiple copies of jpegs and pdfs, because she…
Rank this Week: 680

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/
  • Feb 27

    Pay or Stay: Debtors Prison Policies in Texa

    Pay or Stay: Debtors Prison Policies in Texa
    The Texas Fair Defense Project and Texas Appleseed have a new report out on the use of jail time for fine only offenses. More on this later after Grits has had a chance to go through it in detail, but I wanted to put the link out there for…
  • Feb 27

    States' rights Trumped: An ode to forgotten federalism

    States' rights Trumped: An ode to forgotten federalism
    Okay, we've heard a lot about federalism and states' rights from Governor Greg Abbott over the years. So will we now hear an outcry from the governor after ICE agents showed up at a Texas state district court and arrested an undocumented…
  • Feb 23

    Priorities, CPS reform and crime

    Priorities, CPS reform and crime
    This blog focuses on the criminal-justice system itself and Grits spends little time on other, related areas of government whose failures contribute to crime and hopelessness. There are those who think the ultimate solution to criminality is…
Rank this Week: 47

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 27

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    It's a court day for me, which means an open thread for you. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 26

    Oscars Time

    Oscars Time
    The Oscars have begun. Here's a thread to discuss them. ACLU ribbons were a big hit -- many of the stars wore them. Some red carpet photos that don't take too long to load. The OJ show won an Oscar (since when do Oscars give…
  • Feb 24

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    RIP Alan Colmes, who has died after a short illness. He really was a gentleman, who never needed to shout to get his views across. It was always a pleasure to appear on Hannity & Colmes back in the days when Fox at least wanted to appear…
Rank this Week: 3

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 27

    UN expert calls for Myanmar to end persecution against Rohingya population

    UN expert calls for Myanmar to end persecution against Rohingya population
    [JURIST] UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee [official profile] called Monday for an immediate end to persecution against the Rohingya Muslim population after she spent four days in the country. Lee…
  • Feb 27

    UN chief: populism and extremism causing disregard of basic human right

    UN chief: populism and extremism causing disregard of basic human right
    [JURIST] UN Secretary-General António Guterres [official website] urged [UN News Centre report] member states of the UN Human Rights Council [official website] to defend human rights in response to the global rise in populism and…
  • Feb 27

    HRW expresses concern over proposed Hungary migration amendment

    HRW expresses concern over proposed Hungary migration amendment
    [JURIST] In a joint letter [text] to European Union Commissioner of Migration, Human Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopolous [official profile] on Friday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee [advocacy websites]…
Rank this Week: 12

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    New Trial article

    New Trial article
    In today's Appellate Zealots column in the DJ, Audra Ibarra presents New Trials and Untimely Affidavits, about Kabran v. Sharp Memorial Hospital (2017) 2 Cal.5th 330, which asks "Can a court order a new trial based on an untimely affidavit?"…
  • Feb 24

    Can Appellate Outcomes Be Predicted?

    Can Appellate Outcomes Be Predicted?
    Podcast: Can Appellate Outcomes Be Predicted? Sedgwick appellate specialist Kirk Jenkins "has compiled years of decisions by courts in Illinois and California, slicing the metrics every which way to create models that he contends give…
  • Feb 22

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment in the 2d DCA:Judge Allan Goodman (Retired) of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Two until March 31, 2017.Judge Rupa Goswami of the Los Angeles…
Rank this Week: 614

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Feb 27

    Next in CalChamber’s Lineup of Webinars: Criminal Background Check

    Next in CalChamber’s Lineup of Webinars: Criminal Background Check
    While it’s not a crime for California employers to conduct background checks, strict rules govern when and how employers can check an applicant’s criminal background. Join CalChamber’s employment law experts for an arresting…
  • Feb 24

    Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1

    Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1
    The Department of Labor (DOL) was granted an extension until May 1, 2017, to form its position and file its briefs regarding the legitimacy of the new federal overtime rules. The revised federal overtime rule was set to take effect on…
  • Feb 23

    CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Question

    CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Question
    The California Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in urging the Fourth Appellate District Court to review a case involving wage statements. The joint friend-of-the-court letter asks the appeals court to provide…
Rank this Week: 552

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 702