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The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 236

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Aug 28

    Stop the Violence! Savannah Protesters Rally “We Must Do Something”

    Stop the Violence! Savannah Protesters Rally “We Must Do Something”
    Community Calls for End to Violence Two hundred people took to Savannah streets Saturday evening in an effort to raise community awareness of local violence. Marchers wore “We Must Do Something” t-shirts while…
  • Aug 21

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim
    Most mall-related crime occurs in parking lots, making shoppers and drivers navigating these lots vulnerable to theft, assault and vehicle break-ins. Law enforcement officials who patrol the country’s busiest malls have…
  • Aug 18

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting
    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting Local News A man was reportedly shot and critically injured in the parking lot outside Dugan’s Bar in Atlanta Tuesday evening, August 11, 2015 per media…
Rank this Week: 851

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Aug 28

    TWiL 317: Law of the WOPR

    TWiL 317: Law of the WOPR
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Sarah Pearson Apps to help deal with the problems of sexual assault and bullying, the Ninth Circuit overturns verdicts for the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Ashley Madison owners misusing DMCA to take down leaked…
  • Aug 21

    TWiL 316: The First Meal Doctrine

    TWiL 316: The First Meal Doctrine
    Host: Sarah Pearson Privacy expectations and the Ashley Madison hack, design patents and Apple's rounded corners, Instagraming your meal could violate the chef's copyright and more! Download or subscribe to this show at…
  • Aug 14

    TWiL 315: Risa On Demand

    TWiL 315: Risa On Demand
    Host: Denise HowellGuests: Mark Jaffe, Adam Steinbaugh, Colette Vogele The future of cracking down on revenge-porn, Dr. Luke and his Breakbeat to stand trial, trademarking "Cecil the Lion" for profit and more! Photo credit: Denis…
Rank this Week: 296

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    [VIDEO] First Offender Dismissal for Virginia Shoplifting

    [VIDEO] First Offender Dismissal for Virginia Shoplifting
    If you’re charged with shoplifting in Virginia, definitely contact me so we can discuss the situation and what see what options you have. Video Transcription Hello, my name is Andrew Flusche. I’m your Virginia misdemeanor lawyer.…
  • Aug 10

    What if There is no Video for my DUI Case in Virginia?

    What if There is no Video for my DUI Case in Virginia?
    You may think that every DUI or DWI in Virginia is required to be on video from the officer’s dashcam or body camera. However, there is no legal requirement that the officer have any video equipment or evidence against you. The truth of…
  • Aug 6

    Can You be Charged with DUI in Virginia if You Blow Below a 0.08 on the Breath Test?

    Can You be Charged with DUI in Virginia if You Blow Below a 0.08 on the Breath Test?
    Yes. Virginia DUI law is quite complicated, and it doesn’t make sense a lot of times to drivers. However, Virginia DUI law says that if you blow below a 0.08 on the breath test, you can still be charged with DUI. Why is that? You have…
Rank this Week: 729

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Aug 28

    In Warren Buffett’s own backyard: Underfunded Omaha libraries. National digital library endowment, anyone?

    In Warren Buffett’s own backyard: Underfunded Omaha libraries. National digital library endowment, anyone?
    David Rothman calls out an increasingly pervasive dichotomy of action by some of America's wealthiest corporate philanthropists in regard to supporting libraries, literacy and equal access to comprehensive public library collections. As…
  • Aug 23

    The Beginning of Information Illiteracy (Part 1 of 5)

    The Beginning of Information Illiteracy (Part 1 of 5)
    In Part 1 of her 5 part series, Lorette Weldon, Librarian and Adjunct Professor in Developmental Reading, discusses the reasons for and challenges of entering college freshmen who cannot read or write. Her emphasis is on the value of…
  • Aug 23

    Seuss’ “Oh the Places You’ll Go”: Still Rings True Today

    Seuss’ “Oh the Places You’ll Go”: Still Rings True Today
    Cheryl Niemeier answers the questions many members have following the decision to change the name of the Private Law Libraries-Special Interest Section (PLL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) to the Private Law…
Rank this Week: 983

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    The 2 Critical Numbers That Will Tell You If Your Law Firm Marketing is Working

    The 2 Critical Numbers That Will Tell You If Your Law Firm Marketing is Working
    Do you know how much money each lead is really costing you? How much does it cost you to get a new client? Knowing the answers to these questions can mean the difference between a profitable firm and a struggling one. Two of the most…
  • Aug 27

    The Problem of Me-Too Marketing & How to Solve It to Win Client

    The Problem of Me-Too Marketing & How to Solve It to Win Client
    Consumers are confused about the legal marketplace and are looking for ways to determine differences between what appears to them to be a sea of lawyers all offering the same services, marketing to them in the same way. In today’s…
  • Aug 26

    How Consumers Look for Lawyers & How to Lead Them to You

    How Consumers Look for Lawyers & How to Lead Them to You
    Our experience in law firm marketing over the past decade has taught us that most people take a four-step approach when choosing a lawyer: The person gathers general information to determine what type of lawyer they need and if they actually…
Rank this Week: 383

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 28

    #DispatchesFromDilley

    #DispatchesFromDilley
    This summer, immprof Ingrid Eagly traveled to Dilley with three UCLA law students as part of the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project. You can read about their adventures at #DispatchesFromDilley. Excellent work, all! -KitJ
  • Aug 28

    From the Bookshelves: History of the Muslims of Regina, Saskatchewan, and Their Organizations by Naiyer Habib & Mahlaqa Naushaba Habib

    From the Bookshelves: History of the Muslims of Regina, Saskatchewan, and Their Organizations by Naiyer Habib & Mahlaqa Naushaba Habib
    History of the Muslims of Regina, Saskatchewan, and Their Organizations by Naiyer Habib & Mahlaqa Naushaba Habib (2015) Canada is home to immigrants from many cultures. Unlike times past, when newcomers from a foreign country seemed to…
  • Aug 28

    Austria: 71 refugees found in abandoned truck probably died of suffocation

    Austria: 71 refugees found in abandoned truck probably died of suffocation
    Over the last few weeks, ImmigrationProf (here, here, here, here) has been relaying the news of the growing refugee crisis in Europe. CNN reports that a group of refugees -- most likely fleeing war-ravaged Syria -- died of suffocation…
Rank this Week: 16

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 28

    Montana polygamy ban challenged

    Montana polygamy ban challenged
    [JURIST] Three individuals in a polygynous domestic relationship on Friday filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] in the US District Court for the Western District of Montana [official website], challenging Montana’s law [text] banning…
  • Aug 28

    Federal court lifts injunction on NSA phone surveillance program

    Federal court lifts injunction on NSA phone surveillance program
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Friday reversed [opinion, PDF] a ruling that blocked the National Security Agency (NSA) [official website] from obtaining call detail records from US…
  • Aug 28

    North Dakota federal judge blocks EPA waterway jurisdiction rule

    North Dakota federal judge blocks EPA waterway jurisdiction rule
    [JURIST] US District Judge Ralph Erickson of the US District Court of the District of North Dakota [official website] in Fargo on Thursday granted a preliminary injunction [order, PDF] against a rule granting the Environmental Protection…
Rank this Week: 11

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Kentucky Clerk Seeks Supreme Court Stay of Order Requiring Her To Issue Same-Sex Marriage License

    Kentucky Clerk Seeks Supreme Court Stay of Order Requiring Her To Issue Same-Sex Marriage License
    Today, Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky court clerk who has been refusing to allow her office to issue marriage licenses because of her religious objections to same-sex marriage, filed with the U.S. Supreme Court an Emergency Application…
  • Aug 28

    Ten Commandments Monument At School Unconstitutional, But Claim For Injunction Is Moot

    Ten Commandments Monument At School Unconstitutional, But Claim For Injunction Is Moot
    In Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. Connellsville Area School District, (WD PA, Aut. 28. 2015), a Pennsylvania federal district court held that a granite Ten Commandments monument that has stood outside a Pennsylvania junior…
  • Aug 28

    Suit Challenges Montana's Ban on Polygamy

    Suit Challenges Montana's Ban on Polygamy
    According to MTN News, a federal court lawsuit was filed yesterday challenging Montana's  ban on polygamous marriages.  Nathan and Vicki Collier were legally married in 2000.  Nathan is now seeking a marriage license to legally…
Rank this Week: 23

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 28

    Dog story

    Dog story
    Yeah, I know.
  • Aug 28

    The Repugnancy of the Repugnant Conclusion

    The Repugnancy of the Repugnant Conclusion
    If you read the post immediately below, you will see what this post is about. Basicly, a well known Swedish philosopher wrote about the "Repugnant Conclusion," the idea originally (sort of) floated out by Derek Parfit that (repugnantly) we…
  • Aug 28

    Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog: So much for trying to bring philosophy to the public

    Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog: So much for trying to bring philosophy to the public
    Torbjorn Tannsjo, Kristian Claëson Professor of Practical Philosophy at Stockholm University, asked me to share the following experience he recently had. via leiterreports.typepad.com
Rank this Week: 92

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Aug 28

    Macey-Dare on English Derivatives Litgation

    Macey-Dare on English Derivatives Litgation
    Rupert Macey-Dare has posted Key Derivatives Cases 2015 on SSRN with the following abstract: The paper considers key derivatives cases in the English courts from 2015, namely: Wani v Royal Bank of Scotland, Dexia v Commune di Prato, Enasarco…
  • Aug 17

    Registration Open for 2015 Central States Law Schools Association Conference

    Registration Open for 2015 Central States Law Schools Association Conference
    Please note the following Conference announcement: Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2015 Scholarship Conference, on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 at The University of Toledo College of Law…
  • Aug 17

    Faculty Opening: University of Iowa College of Law

    Faculty Opening: University of Iowa College of Law
    I received the following notice that may be of interest to some of this blog's readers: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW anticipates hiring several tenured/tenure track faculty members and clinical faculty members (including a director…
Rank this Week: 99

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Aug 28

    Uber Hires the Hackers Who Wirelessly Hijacked a Jeep

    Uber Hires the Hackers Who Wirelessly Hijacked a Jeep
    The two researchers will apparently be working on securing Uber's self-driving car of the future. The post Uber Hires the Hackers Who Wirelessly Hijacked a Jeep appeared first on WIRED.
  • Aug 28

    Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You

    Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You
    A lawsuit against the NSA for its domestic surveillance program hits a familiar snag. The post Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You appeared first on WIRED.
  • Aug 28

    Ashley Madison CEO Resigns in Wake of Hack, News of Affair

    Ashley Madison CEO Resigns in Wake of Hack, News of Affair
    Ashley Madison CEO steps down after emails leaked by hackers expose that he may have engaged in affairs. The post Ashley Madison CEO Resigns in Wake of Hack, News of Affairs appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 42

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Aug 28

    Posting Attorney-Client Communications On The Internet Is A Very Bad Idea

    Posting Attorney-Client Communications On The Internet Is A Very Bad Idea
    When you first see the headline “Lawyer Is Suspended for His Response to Internet Criticism,” it is easy to assume that a tech-hating functionary sitting in a professional responsibility office somewhere fundamentally…
  • Aug 28

    How to Accept Credit Cards from Client

    How to Accept Credit Cards from Client
    Accepting credit cards is more convenient for clients and a more reliable way to get paid for lawyers.How to Accept Credit Cards from Clients was originally published on Lawyerist.
  • Aug 27

    5-Step Legal Marketing Plan, Step 4: Marketing Strategie

    5-Step Legal Marketing Plan, Step 4: Marketing Strategie
    It is time to put together concrete action tasks for getting clients through your door. Here are the best ways to grow your law firm's business:5-Step Legal Marketing Plan, Step 4: Marketing Strategies was originally published on Lawyerist.
Rank this Week: 117

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Does Hollywood Present a "Pro-Southern" View of the Struggle Between the Union and the Confederacy?

    Does Hollywood Present a "Pro-Southern" View of the Struggle Between the Union and the Confederacy?
    Eileen Jones has published The Cinematic Lost Cause, arguing that Hollywood generally presents a "pro-South" view of the Civil War. More here in her piece, published in the Jacobin.
  • Aug 28

    The Top Ten Most Experienced Oral Advocates Before the U.S. Supreme Court

    The Top Ten Most Experienced Oral Advocates Before the U.S. Supreme Court
    Jack Metzler has published Top Ten Supreme Court Oral Advocates (Selected Categories). Here is the abstract. Scholars have noted the rise of experienced oral advocates in the Supreme Court, but until now, the discussion has focused on the…
  • Aug 28

    James Joyce's Engagement With Nature In "Finnegans Wake"

    James Joyce's Engagement With Nature In "Finnegans Wake"
    Alison Lacivita, University of Southern Mississippi, has published The Ecology of Finnegans Wake (University Press of Florida, 2015) ( Florida James Joyce Series). Here is a description of the contents from the publisher's website. In this…
Rank this Week: 388

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Aug 28

    Quebec Derivatives Blanket Exemption - Revocation postponed by nine month

    Quebec Derivatives Blanket Exemption - Revocation postponed by nine month
    Alix d’Anglejan-Chatillon and Ken Ottenbreit -  The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), Quebec's financial services regulator, published Decision No. 2015-PDG-0132 (the Extension Decision) yesterday (August…
  • Aug 28

    IIROC releases finalized Guidance on Marketplace Threshold

    IIROC releases finalized Guidance on Marketplace Threshold
     The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has released its finalized Guidance on Marketplace Thresholds. As discussed in our 2014 post on the draft version, the Guidance is intended to promote stable markets by…
  • Aug 28

    IIROC releases annual report

    IIROC releases annual report
    The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has just released its 2014-15 Annual Report. As the accompanying news release indicates, the 56-page report  recaps a number of important achievements during the period,…
Rank this Week: 485

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Aug 28

    Lawyers, Weed, and Money: H.R. 2076 Found Some Fan

    Lawyers, Weed, and Money: H.R. 2076 Found Some Fan
    House Resolution 2076 would permit banking for marijuana businesses if they follow certain guidelines. But what does that mean for the banks and the existing federal laws? Wouldn’t they still be aiding and abetting criminal…
  • Aug 14

    Uber vs. Taxi: The Sharing Economy’s Power over Workers and Liability

    Uber vs. Taxi: The Sharing Economy’s Power over Workers and Liability
    Despite its popularity, not everyone is so enamored with Uber. Recently, it has fallen under scrutiny for its utilization of independent contractors and been accused of violating local regulations for taxi services. Perhaps the most visible…
  • Jul 24

    Supreme Court of the United States: 2015 Session in Review

    Supreme Court of the United States: 2015 Session in Review
    J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi discuss the latest Supreme Court decisions with Tony Mauro from the National Law Journal and Tejinder Singh from SCOTUSBlog. Together they review the fundamental rights in Obergefell v. Hodges, interpretation…
Rank this Week: 125

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 28

    NLRB Changes the Joint-Employer Standard, Increased Bargaining Power for Temp Worker

    NLRB Changes the Joint-Employer Standard, Increased Bargaining Power for Temp Worker
    In a 3-2 decision involving a California employer, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “refined” the standard it will use for determining joint-employer status. The highly watched decision signifies a departure from the…
  • Aug 27

    EEO-1 Survey Opens: Deadline is September 30

    EEO-1 Survey Opens: Deadline is September 30
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the mailing of notification letters for the 2015 EEO-1 survey is complete. Federal law requires all private employers with 100 or more employees to file the federal EEO-1…
  • Aug 26

    CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill on Assembly Floor

    CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill on Assembly Floor
    A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender will be considered by the full Assembly this week. SB 358 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) will ensure that women are paid equally for work that…
Rank this Week: 546

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Breaking News - Ohio Sets Class Actions Right.

    Breaking News - Ohio Sets Class Actions Right.
    One of the most basic prerequisites to having court rules is that the rules aren’t supposed to change substantive law.  With class action rules, like Fed. R. Civ. P. 23 and its state-law analogs, courts seem to have a hard time…
  • Aug 28

    Lack of Proximate Cause for Failure to Warn Nets a Directed Verdict

    Lack of Proximate Cause for Failure to Warn Nets a Directed Verdict
                A week ago, in a post-script to a post on Daubert decisions, we reported that the trial court in Hexum v. Eli Lilly & Co., No. 2:13-cv-02701-SVM-MAN, 2015 U.S. Dist.…
  • Aug 27

    Batting Down Generic Plaintiffs’ Amarin Hail Mary Pa

    Batting Down Generic Plaintiffs’ Amarin Hail Mary Pa
    We received a couple of odd anonymous comments to our “breaking news” post about the Amarin First Amendment victory for truthful off-label promotion.  Both of them raised the same suggestion:  “Does the logic of…
Rank this Week: 119

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 28

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Happy birthday Research Recap! This weekly blog series turned 1 today—celebrate by reading below for the latest in EPA science. Air Sensor Toolbox for Citizen Scientists Small, hand-held air quality sensors are…
  • Aug 27

    EPA’s Clean Power Plan Protects Low-Income and Minority Communitie

    EPA’s Clean Power Plan Protects Low-Income and Minority Communitie
    When President Obama announced the final Clean Power Plan earlier this month, he predicted that some cynical critics would claim the plan harms minority and low-income communities. Then he chuckled and shook his head, because the truth is,…
  • Aug 27

    New Tool Helps Rural Communities Assess Opportunities for Smart Growth and Development

    New Tool Helps Rural Communities Assess Opportunities for Smart Growth and Development
    Rural communities are all around us. Covering the vast majority of the national landscape, small towns, villages, rangeland tribal areas, working forests, and farmlands are integral to the American economy, and home to nearly twenty per cent…
Rank this Week: 229

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/
  • Aug 28

    Chancery Appoints Custodian to Break Deadlock of Profitable Corporation

    Chancery Appoints Custodian to Break Deadlock of Profitable Corporation
    In re: Shawe & Elting LLC, C.A. No. 9661-CB (Del. Ch. Aug. 13, 2015). There are many important principles of Delaware corporate law addressed in this 104-page post-trial opinion, but for the benefit of busy readers, I will highlight…
  • Aug 21

    Scholarship On Delaware Corporate Litigation

    Scholarship On Delaware Corporate Litigation
    Courtesy of a friendly email from Professor Larry Hamermesh, one of Delaware’s favorite corporate law professors, who is also a former Delaware corporate litigator, we have the good professor’s latest scholarship on cutting…
  • Aug 20

    Chancery Imposes Fees for Errant Deposition Conduct

    Chancery Imposes Fees for Errant Deposition Conduct
    The Delaware Court of Chancery recently imposed penalties on a non-Delaware attorney for behavior during a deposition that was not in compliance with the applicable Delaware deposition standards. The letter decision in the matter…
Rank this Week: 180

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 28

    Weekly Tax Roundup

    Weekly Tax Roundup
    Kay Bell (Don't Mess With Taxes), Still Waiting for Tax Extenders. Is Money the Holdup? Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Saving Key Provisions of Pro-Work Tax Credits Would Help Wide Range of Low-Wage Workers Citizens for Tax Justice,…
  • Aug 28

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    Above the Law, How Are Lawyers Managing Their Law School Debt? Most Will Never Be Able To Pay It Off Above the Law, Lawyers Work Too Damn Much Shima Baradaran (Utah), Rankings Rancor, a Contribution from Scofflaw The Economist, Graduate…
  • Aug 28

    Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup
    Rafael Bellaver & Jacob Wobeto, Brazilian Withholding Tax on Cross-Border Remittances: A New Understanding, 79 Tax Notes Int'l 619 (Aug. 17, 2015) Brett Bissonnette (Dayton), Avoiding the Seven Deadly Sins in the Formation and Management…
Rank this Week: 4

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Aug 28

    [Orin Kerr] A misleading story about Justice Thoma

    [Orin Kerr] A misleading story about Justice Thoma
    The home page of the New York Times has this provocative link: The story begins by presenting Justice Thomas as a real outlier: Justice Clarence Thomas has not asked a question from the Supreme Court bench since 2006. His majority opinions…
  • Aug 28

    [Eugene Volokh] Appeals court upholds ban on demonstrations on the Supreme Court plaza

    [Eugene Volokh] Appeals court upholds ban on demonstrations on the Supreme Court plaza
    The D.C. Circuit just upheld today (Hodges v. Talkin) the ban on demonstrations on the Supreme Court plaza, the open space in front of the Supreme Court. In United States v. Grace (1983), the Supreme Court itself held that the government…
  • Aug 28

    [Eugene Volokh] The ‘Sister Wives’ case, criminal punishment of polygamy and the free speech clause

    [Eugene Volokh] The ‘Sister Wives’ case, criminal punishment of polygamy and the free speech clause
    I just filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of the Cato Institute in the Sister Wives case — Brown v. Buhman, now pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit — and I thought I’d pass it along. (Thanks to…
Rank this Week: 10

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Aug 28

    Recall Issued for Stryker Orthopedic Implant

    Recall Issued for Stryker Orthopedic Implant
    Stryker has announced a nationwide recall for nearly 17,000 orthopedic implants after noting the units can sustain damage during shipment.
  • Aug 28

    Jeep Defect Linked to 5 Crashes, 3 Injurie

    Jeep Defect Linked to 5 Crashes, 3 Injurie
    Fiat Chrysler has issued a recall for 408,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees in response to reports that the SUVs can roll away after being put in park.
  • Aug 28

    Allergan Recall Triggered by User Complaint

    Allergan Recall Triggered by User Complaint
    A series of complaints by consumers have prompted Allergan to issue a recall for several eye products. So far, 23 complaints have reached the FDA.
Rank this Week: 947

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

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

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 294

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Aug 28

    Settling FLSA Cases Just Got a Little Harder

    Settling FLSA Cases Just Got a Little Harder
    Most cases, when they settle, contain a provision that the plaintiff's complaint will be dismissed "with prejudice."  "With prejudice" is legal shorthand for saying that those claims can never be raised again. Once they're gone, they're…
  • Aug 24

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation
    Back in February we wrote about the NJ Supreme Court's decision in the Aguas case, which adopted the federal standard in hostile environment sexual harassment cases.  As we noted then, Aguas cut back on employee rights by…
  • Aug 19

    Today Is National Aviation Day

    Today Is National Aviation Day
    As a pilot and aviation advocate, this is something that I should have known but didn't until I ran across this article on CNN.com.   No country has a richer aviation history than the United States, and nowhere else does aviation make…
Rank this Week: 609

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/
Rank this Week: 217

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Triangle Legal History Seminar, 2015-16

    Triangle Legal History Seminar, 2015-16
    Via Al Brophy over at the Faculty Lounge, we have the schedule for the Triangle Legal History Seminar for 2015-16.  Al writes that the seminar meets at the National Humanities Center, except on December 4, when it will meet at UNC Law…
  • Aug 28

    Price on "Health Security" and Mentally Ill Immmigrant

    Price on "Health Security" and Mentally Ill Immmigrant
    Polly J. Price, Emory University School of Law, has posted Infecting the Body Politic: Observations on Health Security and the 'Undesirable' Immigrant, which will appear in the Kansas Law Review 63 (2015): 917-52:Sovereign nations may refuse…
  • Aug 28

    More on the History of the Carceral State

    More on the History of the Carceral State
    We previously noted the JAH's special issue on the history of carceral state.  That issue is now freely available on line.  Also, the contributors have a series of posts on the OAH's blog Process, which you may access through…
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Gawker now carrying Prof. Tannsjo's essay that Vox rejected

    Gawker now carrying Prof. Tannsjo's essay that Vox rejected
    Amusing. I think this is on its way to being the best-known bit of philosophy in cyberspace.
  • Aug 28

    Only about a third of published psychological findings (even less in social psychology) are reliable

    Only about a third of published psychological findings (even less in social psychology) are reliable
    NY Times reports, including a link to the Science article. Haven't had time to read the article carefully; any readers care to comment on which results of interest to philosophers failed the reliability tests?
  • Aug 28

    Advertising update

    Advertising update
    There's still one 3rd from the top spot available in September. October, however, is completely sold out, including the 4th spots. Thereafter, there is at least one spot still available at each level (top, 2nd, 3rd etc.).
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Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Words, words, word

    Words, words, word
    Words - they are the tools of the trade as attorneys.  What a word means - a.k.a. its definition - can be crucial whether you are drafting an agreement or litigating a dispute. For those who want the latest technology, Black's Law…
  • Aug 27

    Drone Law: An Emerging Field?

    Drone Law: An Emerging Field?
    Technology advances, and the law must keep current with it. See, for instance, this article about recent legislation in California regarding trespass laws and their applicability to drones.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Aug 26

    Research Resource

    Research Resource
    The Law Library provides helpful online research guides, all created specifically for Hofstra Law students by our librarians.  Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
Rank this Week: 370

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Jeffrey Alan Stewart Facing Securities Fraud Charge

    Jeffrey Alan Stewart Facing Securities Fraud Charge
    Former broker Jeffrey Alan Stewart has been charged with securities fraud and forgery. According to Iowa City Press-Citizen , Stewart allegedly lied to clients about how he was investing their money and was moving client’s investments…
  • Aug 25

    CitiGroup Pays $180 million to Settle SEC Charge

    CitiGroup Pays $180 million to Settle SEC Charge
    Citigroup recently settled charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) involving two hedge funds. Citigroup agreed to pay $180 million to settle the charges which alleged the two funds were improperly marketed. According to…
  • Aug 25

    KBS $1.75 Tender Offer

    KBS $1.75 Tender Offer
    Have you suffered investment losses in KBS Real Estate Investment Trust? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm…
Rank this Week: 374

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Aug 28

    Student Medical Records & HIPAA-FERPA

    Student Medical Records & HIPAA-FERPA
    In an 8/18/15 “Dear Colleague Letter,” Kathleen M. Styles, U.S. Department of Education Chief Privacy Officer, advised colleges and universities that “without a court order or written consent, institutions that are involved…
  • Aug 27

    Congrats to our 1L Contest Winner

    Congrats to our 1L Contest Winner
    Lena Buttkus, and Rachel Byrnes won copies of Justice Anton Scalia’s book: Reading Law. Thanks for participating! Stop by Room 114 in the library to claim your copies. Students should also be looking forward to the library’s Open…
  • Aug 26

    eBook Study Aids Now Available Via Overdrive

    eBook Study Aids Now Available Via Overdrive
    The Law Library now has a large number of ebook study aids available via the Overdrive platform. The large number of titles include Gilbert’s, Q&A, Understanding (various areas of law), and Nutshells. Check them out and let us know…
Rank this Week: 426

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 28

    Citing References – An Alternative Look

    Citing References – An Alternative Look
    A lot has been said for the increased number of references being submitted to patent examiners.  It is true that the average number of references submitted per application continues to skyrocket and for patents issued in…
  • Aug 25

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Robert Schaffer & Joseph Robinson: Akamai v. Limelight Matthew Sag: Graphs On IP Litigation In US District Courts  Sarah Green: Ping-Pong Table Puts Singapore’s Intellectual Property Regulation Under Spotlight Kevin E. Noonan:…
  • Aug 25

    PTO Proposed Pilot Program on IPR Initiation

    PTO Proposed Pilot Program on IPR Initiation
    Inter Partes Review (IPR) Trials have become an effective tool for cancelling invalid patent claims that lack novelty or fail the nonobviousness test. The IPR process has two main stages: Institution and Trial. At the institution stage, the…
Rank this Week: 51

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 670

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

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

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Aug 28

    Sell more legal services with better reviews and testimonial

    Sell more legal services with better reviews and testimonial
    I got another five star review on one of my Kindle books (on network marketing). It was a great review: “Probably the most valuable book on network marketing I have ever read. . . and that is saying a lot. If you are in direct…
  • Aug 27

    Use your outside interests to build your law practice

    Use your outside interests to build your law practice
    There’s a novelist who blogs about my favorite writing tool, Scrivener. I read one of his posts this morning and noticed one of his novels in his sidebar. I thought, “With all the novelists reading his posts, I’ll bet…
  • Aug 26

    Free advertising for your legal service

    Free advertising for your legal service
    Great news! I just scored you 50 free 30-second radio spots on a top-rated drive time radio show! You don’t have to pay a dime. (Not really.) You can run a commercial for your law practice and bring in lots of new clients. It…
Rank this Week: 684

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has firmly stated she will not run for President in the 2016 general election. However, she is still vying to keep her U.S. Senate seat, and she is continuing her staunch advocacy for consumer protections. Among these…
  • Aug 26

    Chase Debt Collection Practices Targeted by CFPB, State Attorneys General

    Chase Debt Collection Practices Targeted by CFPB, State Attorneys General
    Consumer advocates have been warning for years that bank debt collection tactics by third-party collection agencies are unfair, deceptive and abusive. Now, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the attorneys general of 47 states…
  • Aug 24

    Report: Eric Holder Cashes In After Giving Banks Big Break

    Report: Eric Holder Cashes In After Giving Banks Big Break
    In a scathing article detailing dealings of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi writes about Holder’s lack of bank prosecutions in the wake of the housing market bust and how he may now be…
Rank this Week: 841

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 28

    Online Meetings & Webinar Software – Fast & Free with MeetingBurner

    Online Meetings & Webinar Software – Fast & Free with MeetingBurner
    MeetingBurner https://www.meetingburner.com/ For readers looking for a free online platform for small meetings and webinars, MeetingBurner is a good choice. The free service can host up to ten participants, and includes screen sharing, group…
  • Aug 27

    The Mindset List: 2019 List

    The Mindset List: 2019 List
    Beloit College Releases the Mindset List for This Year’s Entering Class of First-Year College Students, The Class of 2019   Beloit, Wis. —  Members of the entering college class of 2019 were mostly born in 1997 and…
  • Aug 27

    Microsoft Edge – Free download and software reviews – CNET Download.com

    Microsoft Edge – Free download and software reviews – CNET Download.com
    From Microsoft: Go beyond browsing. Experience a more personal and productive web on Windows 10. Write, type, and doodle directly on your web page with Web Note, then share your notes with others. Don’t let the web get in the…
Rank this Week: 736

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Restoraton After a long time Without Driving

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Restoraton After a long time Without Driving
    In my role as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, I often hear some say that he or she hasn't driven for years and years, as if that might help win his or her license back. While I completely understand...
  • Aug 24

    How NOT to lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal

    How NOT to lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal
    If I wanted to write an article about how to do your own driver's license restoration or clearance case, I could manage it in one word: Don't. It is no surprise that man of my license appeal clients are people...
  • Aug 21

    Don't get Scammed when Hiring a Michigan DUI Lawyer

    Don't get Scammed when Hiring a Michigan DUI Lawyer
    In my role handling Michigan DUI charges in the Detroit area (Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties), I am in court just about every day for something DUI or DUI-related. I see a lot, and that includes plenty of cases besides...
Rank this Week: 394

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Aug 28

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce
    Do you have grounds for divorce if you find your spouse among the 37 million hacked users of Ashley Madison, the dating website for married people looking to cheat? In DC, the answer is no. There are only two grounds for divorce in DC —…
  • Aug 21

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce
    Divorce lawyers are seeing an upsurge in business as a result of the hack attack on the Ashley Madison Internet dating site for married people. The hackers posted names, street and email addresses and payments for millions of users, mostly…
  • Jul 29

    Can Alimony Be Longer Than The Marriage?

    Can Alimony Be Longer Than The Marriage?
    Dr. Murray Malin, an anesthesiologist, was 38 when he met Marcie Minenberg, 27. She went to law school but did not pass the bar exam and was working in a jewelry store. They wed, had one child, and divorced in Maryland after three years of…
Rank this Week: 933

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

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Aug 28

    Medicaid Eligibility: Ohio Supreme Court Addresses Effect of Post-Admission, Pre-Eligibility Transfer of Home

    Medicaid Eligibility: Ohio Supreme Court Addresses Effect of Post-Admission, Pre-Eligibility Transfer of Home
    One year and six days after hearing oral argument in Estate of Atkinson v. Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled in favor of the State in a Medicaid eligibility case involving transfer of...
  • Aug 28

    Who "Owns" Funds in Joint Accounts -- and Why Might It Matter for Medicaid Purposes?

    Who "Owns" Funds in Joint Accounts -- and Why Might It Matter for Medicaid Purposes?
    Sometimes "small" cases reveal larger problems. A recent appellate case in Pennsylvania is a reminder of how practical solutions, such as establishing a joint bank account to facilitate management of money or to permit sharing of…
  • Aug 28

    Webinar-Dementia-Friendly Communitie

    Webinar-Dementia-Friendly Communitie
    I had blogged previously about the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) and the topic of dementia-friendly cities. The Administrative for Community Living (ACL) is offering a webinar on September 1 at 4 p.m. edt on Dementia-Friendly…
Rank this Week: 184

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 57

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Covers Social Security disability law and special needs trusts. By Sheri R. Abrams.

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
  • Aug 28

    Assistive Technology Financing Loan Program for the District of Columbia

    Assistive Technology Financing Loan Program for the District of Columbia
    About the Program: The Assistive Technology Financing Loan Program offered through the Assistive Technology Program for the District of Columbia is a low-interest funding source for District of Columbia residents with disabilities and seniors…
  • Aug 27

    Upcoming Event! Fairfax Virginia Attorney Sheri Abrams to Speak to Northern Virginia Post-Polio Support Group

    Upcoming Event! Fairfax Virginia Attorney Sheri Abrams to Speak to Northern Virginia Post-Polio Support Group
    Northern Virginia Post-Polio Support Group September 12, 2015 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mason Governmental Center 6507 Columbia Pike Annandale, VA 22003 Large Conference Room (first door on the right after you enter the building) Sheri R.…
  • Aug 23

    test 2

    test 2
    please ignore this test.   The post test 2 appeared first on Virginia Social Security Disability & Special Needs Attorney.
Rank this Week: 467