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Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Saving the "Bucket Bear."

    Saving the "Bucket Bear."
    Nice.
  • Sep 2

    I clicked on "Three sentences no one should forget about onions."

    I clicked on "Three sentences no one should forget about onions."
    But it actually said "Three sentences no one should forget about unions." I would never have clicked on that. And now I'm sad not to have 3 sentences not to forget about onions. Please help me do better than this:1. "Get those onions out of…
  • Sep 2

    There is a such a thing as a coffee nap!

    There is a such a thing as a coffee nap!
    I'd thought I was weird, drinking coffee in the afternoon, when I'm groggy and trying to perk up, and soon falling asleep anyway, and getting a pretty nice nap. But science says this is a thing: It might sound crazy: conventional wisdom is…
Rank this Week: 16

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    New NHTSA Website Provides Consumers with Vehicle Recall Information

    New NHTSA Website Provides Consumers with Vehicle Recall Information
    A new, free online search tool allows consumers an easy way to see if a vehicle has been directly impacted by a recall, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced. Car buyers, owners and even renters can visit safercar.gov/vinlookup…
  • Aug 28

    Woman Killed in Bus Accident at Burning Man Festival

    Woman Killed in Bus Accident at Burning Man Festival
    NEVADA – A woman was tragically killed shortly after midnight Thursday morning at the Burning Man festival, multiple news outlets reported. The victim died after falling under a bus carrying participants.  The fatal incident…
  • Aug 27

    Hyundai Agrees to $17 Million Fine for Delayed Recall

    Hyundai Agrees to $17 Million Fine for Delayed Recall
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said earlier this month that Hyundai Motor Company agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delaying the recall of 43,500 vehicles. The fine is the maximum allowed by law at the time…
Rank this Week: 84

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    **Final Update** Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction

    **Final Update** Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Sep 2

    **Update**Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction

    **Update**Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Sep 2

    Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction

    Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 461

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/
  • Sep 2

    The Pomodoro Technique and the Pomotodo App for Time Management

    The Pomodoro Technique and the Pomotodo App for Time Management
    The Pomodoro Technique for time management works for law students and lawyers. The basic idea is to work in short bursts of time, usually around 25 minutes, and make yourself more productive in a shorter span of time!  Read more about it…
  • Aug 31

    1L Law Library Survival Guide

    1L Law Library Survival Guide
    The first few weeks of law school can be overwhelming and there is so many new terms and sources that 1L's are being exposed to this semester.  The Library has put together a 1L Law Library Survival Guide to get you acquainted with all…
  • Aug 30

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX
    How do countries around the world protect disabled workers, provide for social security and family leave, and restrict child labor?  Labor Day weekend is a great time to discover NATLEX, an International Labour Organization (ILO)…
Rank this Week: 399

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 651

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 87

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: 308

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 2

    Blessed Are the Meek Public Pension Fund

    Blessed Are the Meek Public Pension Fund
    At the New York Times Dealbook, Andrew Ross Sorkin notes that public pension funds have been lately silent on the issue of corporate inversions. (See co-blogger Anne Tucker on inversions here and here.) Sorkin writes, "Public pension…
  • Sep 1

    More on Cunningham's Berkshire Beyond Buffett

    More on Cunningham's Berkshire Beyond Buffett
    Larry Cunningham has a further post on his forthcoming book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values, over at Concurring Opinions. The post includes an excerpt from Chapter 8 of the book, Autonomy, and links to the full text...
  • Sep 1

    Government & Business: Is a Governor More Powerful Than a Corporate CEO?

    Government & Business: Is a Governor More Powerful Than a Corporate CEO?
    On Friday, Bill Haslam, the Governor of the State of Tennessee, spoke at a session sponsored by the C. Warren Neel Corporate Governance Center on The University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus. He is our former city mayor and a hometown...
Rank this Week: 111

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 2

    The Japanification Of Europe | Seeking Alpha

    The Japanification Of Europe | Seeking Alpha
    While the US economy seems to have achieved just about enough momentum to reach escape velocity, the eurozone isn't so lucky, quite the contrary. Now even the German economy, for long the well performing exception in a pool of economic...
  • Sep 2

    American journalist Steven Sotloff beheaded by ISIS militants in shocking video - NY Daily New

    American journalist Steven Sotloff beheaded by ISIS militants in shocking video - NY Daily New
    The barbarians have butchered another American journalist. via www.nydailynews.com This is going to make O feel like another round of golf.
  • Sep 2

    Taylor Swift Needed A Feminist Friend -- And So Do You

    Taylor Swift Needed A Feminist Friend -- And So Do You
    Last Friday, Taylor Swift, a pop star known for her many Instagram-worthy lady BFFs (and her woefully uninformed understanding of the feminist movement), credited fellow celebrity feminist -- and close friend -- Lena Dunham with ushering in…
Rank this Week: 72

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Sep 2

    Dickstein Shapiro Shrinks to Survive Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

    Dickstein Shapiro Shrinks to Survive Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week
    Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc.…
  • Sep 2

    Tips for Using Adjectives Wisely Plus 91 More Must-Read

    Tips for Using Adjectives Wisely Plus 91 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 92 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
  • Sep 1

    The Best New Laptops of the Year Plus 58 More Must-Read

    The Best New Laptops of the Year Plus 58 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 59 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
Rank this Week: 463

Federal Evidence Review Blog

Federal Evidence Review Blog

Covers cases and issues on the Federal Rules of Evidence.

http://federalevidence.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    Dealing With The Failure To Provide Written Notice To Introduce Business Records Under FRE 902(11)

    Dealing With The Failure To Provide Written Notice To Introduce Business Records Under FRE 902(11)
    SecondCircuitMap.png In mortgage fraud prosecution, government provided oral notice of its intent to introduce self-authenticating business records but failed to provide written notice as required under FRE 902(11); Second…
  • Sep 1

    Celebrating Labor Day

    Celebrating Labor Day
    Flags.JPG The Federal Evidence Blog returns on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Enjoy the Labor Day holiday. Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September. See 5 U.S.C. § 6103 (federal holidays).
  • Aug 29

    Bursting The Mailbox Rule Presumption

    Bursting The Mailbox Rule Presumption
    Mailbox.jpg Third Circuit considers the operation of the mailbox rule presumption under FRE 301 and the circumstances in which the presumption may be rebutted; circuit distinguishes between strong and weak presumptions;…
Rank this Week: 677

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Illinois Law Faculty Blog

    Illinois Law Faculty Blog
    The University of Illinois College of Law has launched today a faculty blog. It features postings by faculty members on a range of law-related topics. The blog can be reached via this link.
  • Sep 1

    Steven Salaita and the Modern University

    Steven Salaita and the Modern University
    When I speak, I speak as Professor Mark A. Graber (my eldest daughter, now Professor Naomi Graber, correctly observes that “Dad does not speak, he lectures”).  Many academics wish professors had more authority in our…
  • Sep 1

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic
    It’s easy to document the degradation of work conditions in the wake of capital’s ascendance. I’ve done so for years, fully expecting that globalization would push the downward convergence of…
Rank this Week: 156

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Sep 2

    Ex-LPL Broker Accused of Investment Fraud

    Ex-LPL Broker Accused of Investment Fraud
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: The SEC has accused Blake B. Richard, a former LPL Financial Adviser, of bilking clients of nearly $1.7 million. From 2008, Richard defrauded his clients as they…
  • Aug 29

    Wells Fargo Dominates Recruiting Game

    Wells Fargo Dominates Recruiting Game
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Wells Fargo leads the 2014 recruiting game over Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and UBS. The reasons are several. Wells Fargo Management emphasizes the firm’s…
  • Aug 28

    Former MIT Professor, Son Plead Guilty In Hedge Fund Fraud

    Former MIT Professor, Son Plead Guilty In Hedge Fund Fraud
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Gabriel Bitran, a former professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and associate dean at its business school, and his son Marco Bitran,…
Rank this Week: 94

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 208

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Sep 2

    Everything you need to know when it comes to termination

    Everything you need to know when it comes to termination
    An employee’s right to protect themselves from termination of employment is reasonable. Daniel Lublin, Toronto Employment Lawyer offers some insight on this topic in his most recent Globe and Mail column. There are unfortunate incidents…
  • Aug 29

    Protecting yourself from being dismissed

    Protecting yourself from being dismissed
    Securing your employment is something every employee wants and it is reasonable for an employee to want protection from being dismissed.  In the worst case scenario, employees want to know, what legal options do I have to ensure that I…
  • Aug 15

    Is Mandatory Retirement Legal?

    Is Mandatory Retirement Legal?
    Every employee is entitled to be protected and accommodated according to the law, based on certain grounds.  Two grounds for discrimination leave employees wondering what their legal rights are; age discrimination and sick leave based on…
Rank this Week: 436

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    The Greatest Lawyer Letter Ever? — Final

    The Greatest Lawyer Letter Ever? — Final
    Let's figure out who wrote the greatest lawyer letter ever. Until the next one....
  • Sep 2

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.02.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.02.14
    * Lawyer busted for impersonating a Transformer. On that note, what would be the best name for a Transformer lawyer? Atticus Prime? L-Woods? Paddotron, who transforms into a clock that only measures tenths of an hour? [Jonathan Turley] * Did…
  • Sep 2

    LBJ, FBI, And SCOTUS All Spying On George Hamilton Because… Gay Stuff

    LBJ, FBI, And SCOTUS All Spying On George Hamilton Because… Gay Stuff
    Basically, the government spied on its people just as much in the 60s as it does today, it's just back then knowing gay people made you "a potential terrorist" instead of "Bravo's demographic."
Rank this Week: 8

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Justin Bieber Arrested and Charged with Dangerous Driving after ATV Accident

    Justin Bieber Arrested and Charged with Dangerous Driving after ATV Accident
    The laws do not bend to accommodate those with money, power or prestige but rather stand firm to apply to all those in the United States equally, or at least they should. Celebrities cannot ignore laws, including those that apply when…
  • Sep 2

    Truck Accident on Kennedy Expressway Injures at least One

    Truck Accident on Kennedy Expressway Injures at least One
    Truck accidents are disproportionately responsible for a large number of injuries and fatalities that occur on Chicago roads and across the nation. While trucks are involved in a small number of crashes when compared to the number of miles…
  • Aug 29

    Shuttle Bus Crash Near O'Hare Airport Leaves 14 Hurt

    Shuttle Bus Crash Near O'Hare Airport Leaves 14 Hurt
    When traveling in Chicago, many people choose to utilize some form of public transportation to get them from one point to another. This holds true whether you are downtown by Lake Michigan or in the suburban areas and heading towards the…
Rank this Week: 785

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 2

    Upcoming conferences on ocean management and environmental law and energy law moot court competition

    Upcoming conferences on ocean management and environmental law and energy law moot court competition
    The following two upcoming conferences, one with a New York focus and one with a national focus, may be of interest to land use scholars and practitioners. Additionally, West Virginia University College of Law is hosting its Fifth Annual…
  • Sep 2

    Mulvaney: Progressive Property Moving Forward

    Mulvaney: Progressive Property Moving Forward
    Tim M. Mulvaney (Texas A&M) has just posted, Progressive Property Moving Forward, which will appear in an upcoming edition of the California Law Review Circuit. Here is the abstract: In his thought-provoking recent article, "The…
  • Sep 2

    Vermont / Georgetown / UC Davis takings conference - September 19 in Davis, CA

    Vermont / Georgetown / UC Davis takings conference - September 19 in Davis, CA
    On September 19, 2014, Vermont Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, and UC Davis Law School are hosting the 17th Annual Conference on Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations, in Davis, California.…
Rank this Week: 445

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Members Of ‘CDC Investments’ Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

    Members Of ‘CDC Investments’ Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced
    Fox17court GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Six of seven defendants indicted in connection with a CDC Investments mortgage scheme were sentenced this week. U.S. Attorney Pat Miles along with U.S. District Judge J. Jonke
  • Sep 2

    Mon and Son Sentenced for Forging Documents to Obtain Mortgage

    Mon and Son Sentenced for Forging Documents to Obtain Mortgage
    Charlette Henderson, 42, and her son Lanikein Henderson, 25, both of Brandon, Mississippi, have been sentenced in Mobile County, Alabama, for residential mortgage fraud. Charlette received a 48 month suspended sentence, while her son…
  • Sep 2

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud
    Anna Sorokina Kuzmenko, 33, Sacramento, California, was convicted by a federal jury after a nine-day trial of two counts of wire fraud in a mortgage fraud scheme for her role in acting as a straw buyer for two loans. The trial was held before…
Rank this Week: 5

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Sep 2

    Guest Post: The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy

    Guest Post: The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy
    Guest post by Christopher B. Seaman, Assistant Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law.  As Dennis recently discussed, the idea of creating a private cause of action for trade secret misappropriation under federal…
  • Sep 2

    Patent Grant

    Patent Grant
      The chart below shows the number of utility patents issued each quarter with data through August 2014 (2014 Q3 uses an estimate for September 2014).  You will note that the number of patents issuing continues to rise. The…
  • Aug 31

    Calling Patent Attorneys to Pro Bono

    Calling Patent Attorneys to Pro Bono
    The complexity of patent law and the restrictions on who is permitted to practice have served patent attorneys well — with the resulting generous incomes. The problem though is that these same complexities raise a barrier to entry for…
Rank this Week: 180

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/
Rank this Week: 664

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Devine

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Devine
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0005, 2014 MT 238N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: ANGELA STANGER DEVINE, Petitioner and Appellant, v. SEAN MICHAEL DEVINE,…
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of L.D.L.B.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of L.D.L.B.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – ADOPTIONS DA 13-0731, 2014 MT 237N, IN RE THE MATTER OF: L.D.L.B., A Minor Child.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Hardman v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Hardman v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0524, 2014 MT 236N, JEFFREY LYNN HARDMAN, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 23

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Sep 2

    First Lawsuit Filed in July E. coli O157 Outbreak on Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation

    First Lawsuit Filed in July E. coli O157 Outbreak on Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation
    Investigation by the MN Dept. of Health finds food served by Jim-N-Jo’s Northland Katering responsible for sickening dozens. Marler Clark, a Seattle-based law firm specializing in food safety, has filed suit against House of Prime…
  • Aug 31

    Listeria Recall: Smoked Prosciutto Speck

    Listeria Recall: Smoked Prosciutto Speck
    The food recall warning for Marc Angelo brand Genoa Salami issued on Aug. 6, 2014, has been updated to include an additional product. The additional product was identified during a Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety…
  • Aug 29

    At Least 18 E. coli O111 Cases in 4 States Likely Linked to Cabbage

    At Least 18 E. coli O111 Cases in 4 States Likely Linked to Cabbage
    Minnesota State health officials have identified green whole head cabbage as the likely source of an E. coli O111 outbreak that sickened 15 people in Minnesota in July. The cabbage was likely contaminated at some point prior to distribution…
Rank this Week: 225

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Could pot legalization reduce painkiller overdose deaths?

    Could pot legalization reduce painkiller overdose deaths?
    Nearly every law that gets passed comes with intended consequences and unintended consequences. This can be seen perhaps most clearly with the nation’s disparate marijuana laws. Approximately 23 states have legalized the use of medical…
  • Aug 27

    Labor Day weekend means more DUI patrols on Louisiana road

    Labor Day weekend means more DUI patrols on Louisiana road
    As Labor Day nears, most of us find ourselves planning family vacations, taking road trips or just preparing for a relaxing three-day weekend. This holiday, after all, is the unofficial end of summer. If you plan on celebrating Labor Day...
  • Aug 25

    Sentencing guidelines for white-collar crimes under review

    Sentencing guidelines for white-collar crimes under review
    When it comes to so-called “white-collar” crimes, determining appropriate sentences for convicted offenders can be difficult. Say, for example, that an individual sets up hacking software that steals just $1, but steals that small amount…
Rank this Week: 809

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 2

    Japanese Court Removal Request

    Japanese Court Removal Request
    International: Japanese Court Removal Request; <br> <i>From:</i> ( Japan) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc.
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
Rank this Week: 130

Excess Copyright

Excess Copyright

Covers the harm of excess copyright enforcement. By Howard Knopf.

http://excesscopyright.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    SCC Will Announce Leave to Appeal Decision re Copyright Board SODRAC Ephemeral Rights Decision on Septemer 4, 2014

    SCC Will Announce Leave to Appeal Decision re Copyright Board SODRAC Ephemeral Rights Decision on Septemer 4, 2014
    We shall learn on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 9:45 AM whether the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the following appeal. The following summary is that of the Court.HPK  *****35918 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation /…
  • Aug 31

    “Blame Canada” for the Copyright Reform Impetus in EU?

    “Blame Canada” for the Copyright Reform Impetus in EU?
    On July 2, 2014 Mme Neelie Kroes who holds the important position of Vice-President of the European Commission (“EC”) responsible for the Digital Agenda, gave an important speech on copyright reform in the EU entitled “Our…
  • Aug 16

    More Fuss About a Red Bus?

    More Fuss About a Red Bus?
    Here's another "red bus" picture to possibly fuss about. This one is on the cover of a CD collection from super respectable record label Deutsche Grammophon.More about "red bus" copyright issues can be found here... I stumbled across…
Rank this Week: 808

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Thoughts on the CA2 Argument on Section 215 in ACLU v. Clapper

    Thoughts on the CA2 Argument on Section 215 in ACLU v. Clapper
    I just finished watching the video of the Second Circuit’s argument in ACLU v. Clapper, the challenge to Section 215.  Here are a few impressions. While I don’t have a strong sense of how the court will rule, there was a…
  • Sep 2

    NSA’s Anne Neuberger Speaks at Long Now Foundation

    NSA’s Anne Neuberger Speaks at Long Now Foundation
    The National Security Agency’s Anne Neuberger, the director of the NSA’s Commercial Solutions Center, gave this seminar recently at the Long Now Foundation. Full video is available at the web site. Here’s the audio:
  • Sep 2

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Breaking News: ISIS has released a video that shows the murder of American journalist Steven Sotloff, the New York Times reports. In a previous video of the murder of American James Foley, ISIS had threatened to execute Mr. Sotloff if…
Rank this Week: 82

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Sep 2

    How Republicans Can Use The Border Crisis to Their Advantage

    How Republicans Can Use The Border Crisis to Their Advantage
    The saga of the American immigration crisis continued to grow over the summer months as unaccompanied children and families from Central America poured over the border with promises of seeking safety and a better life in the US.…
  • Sep 2

    Prizes for Voting? Tackling Turnout in American Politic

    Prizes for Voting? Tackling Turnout in American Politic
    Our right to vote is one of the most fundamental and important rights we have in this country, but it is also important to understand that while we have the right to vote in America, we are no obligated to. In the 2012…
  • Aug 29

    Love’s Labor Days Lost

    Love’s Labor Days Lost
    This weekend we celebrate Labor Day, in which we honor the salt-of-the earth worker who toils in our fields, staffs our assembly lines and works with his hands in exchange for an honest day’s pay for an honest day’s work. HAHAHA!…
Rank this Week: 229

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/
  • Sep 2

    "Justice H. Walter Croskey dies at 80"

    "Justice H. Walter Croskey dies at 80"
    That's the story in today's DJ, noting that Justice Croskey of 2/3 died on Friday at age 80.The MetNews has Court of Appeal Justice Walter Croskey Dies at 81:"Court Clerk/Administrator Joseph Lane said Croskey had been hospitalized for…
  • Sep 2

    DJ profiles Justice Gomes, and more...

    DJ profiles Justice Gomes, and more...
    Today's DJ profiles 5th DCA Justice Gene Gomes. "Gomes thinks of himself as a progressive. He disapproves of capital punishment and decried the overcharging of criminal defendants, which he attributed to the proliferation of automated systems…
  • Aug 29

    "Death of Justice H. Walter Croskey"?

    "Death of Justice H. Walter Croskey"?
    The MetNews is apparently soliciting words of tribute for an obituary for Justice Croskey...Div. 3 had been issuing opinions with a footnote reading: "Due to the unavailability of the third member of the panel which was assigned to hear this…
Rank this Week: 223

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 343

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 2

    Post-Labor Day Lateral Round Up: Moves at Orrick, Weil and More

    Post-Labor Day Lateral Round Up: Moves at Orrick, Weil and More
    As BigLaw welcomes this year’s crop of first-year associates, some firms are also announcing a flurry of lateral hires after the relative calm of August.
  • Sep 2

    Post-Labor Day Lateral Round Up: Moves at Orrick, Weil and More

    Post-Labor Day Lateral Round Up: Moves at Orrick, Weil and More
    As BigLaw welcomes this year’s crop of first-year associates, some firms are also announcing a flurry of lateral hires after the relative calm of August.
  • Sep 2

    Appeals Court Weighs Legality of NSA’s Phone Program

    Appeals Court Weighs Legality of NSA’s Phone Program
    Getty Images A federal appeals court spent nearly two hours Tuesday peppering the government and a civil liberties group with questions about the legality of the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records.
Rank this Week: 25

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    WSJ: IRS to Tax Free Employee Meals in Silicon Valley

    WSJ: IRS to Tax Free Employee Meals in Silicon Valley
    Wall Street Journal: Silicon Valley Cafeterias Whet Appetite of IRS; Free, Employer-Provided Meals Are Viewed as a Taxable Fringe Benefit, by Mark Maremont: There is a grumpy new face in line at Silicon Valley's lavish freebie cafeterias: the…
  • Sep 2

    Symposium: Teaching Trusts & Estate

    Symposium: Teaching Trusts &amp; Estate
    Symposium, Teaching Trusts and Estates, 58 St. Louis U. L.J. 643-846 (2014): Robert H. Sitkoff (Harvard), Trusts and Estates: Implementing Freedom of Disposition, 58 St. Louis U. L.J. 643 (2014) Thomas P. Gallanis (Iowa), Trusts and Estates:…
  • Sep 2

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student
    Hispanic Business Magazine has published its annual ranking of the Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics: Florida International Florida State Miami American Nova Texas USC San Francisco UCLA New Mexico (Hat Tip: Francine Lipman.)
Rank this Week: 22

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Sep 2

    Severe Chelyabinsk Disney

    Severe Chelyabinsk Disney
    That's how Google (mis)translated the title of this YouTube post, but I actually liked it a lot. It's very likely staged, because (1) it's too good to be true and (2) if the guys with the dash cam weren't…
  • Sep 2

    Author Arrested for Writing About Murder in the 30th Century [Updated]

    Author Arrested for Writing About Murder in the 30th Century [Updated]
    In Maryland it is apparently not only illegal to write dark science fiction, people who write it may simply disappear. Sadly, that's not the first line of my review of a new dark-science-fiction novel about people who disappear after…
  • Sep 2

    Notice: Unlawful Behavior Prohibited

    Notice: Unlawful Behavior Prohibited
    "The first part is informative," says Anson, who saw this sign at a bus station. The rest of it, not so much: I'd like to think we could infer that lawful behavior is permitted, but I might be reading…
Rank this Week: 131

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Federal Employees Are Protected if They "Blow the Whistle"

    Federal Employees Are Protected if They "Blow the Whistle"
    Federal employees enjoy substantial protections other employees do not. One such protection is the whislteblower statute, also known as reporting fraud, waste or abuse. See Workplace Fairness summary. This statute protects a federal employee…
  • Aug 27

    Rejection by the EEOC Means Nothing

    Rejection by the EEOC Means Nothing
    The EEOC received some 93,727 charges of discrimination last year. Locally, each EEOC investigator carries a case load of 75-95 cases per year. Those numbers indicate very little time is devoted to actual investigation. The open secret is…
  • Aug 26

    San Antonio Lawyer Sought Death of Former Office Manager

    San Antonio Lawyer Sought Death of Former Office Manager
    Yes, these things really do happen. I just uttered those words a few days ago and then come this story about a local lawyer who asked a client to kill his former office manager. Paul Andrews, a San Antonio lawyer, wanted to kill his former…
Rank this Week: 815

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Sep 2

    The Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics From Apple’s iCloud

    The Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics From Apple’s iCloud
    As nude celebrity photos spilled onto the web over the weekend, blame for the scandal has rotated from the scumbag hackers who stole the images to a researcher who released a tool used to crack victims’ iCloud passwords to Apple, whose…
  • Sep 2

    A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You

    A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You
    Before companies like Microsoft and Apple release new software, the code is reviewed and tested to ensure it works as planned and to find any bugs. Hackers and cybercrooks do the same. The last thing you want if you’re a cyberthug is…
  • Sep 2

    Drug Market ‘Agora’ Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net

    Drug Market ‘Agora’ Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net
    For two and a half years, the Dread Pirate Roberts and his Silk Road black market ruled the Dark Web. But last year’s FBI’s takedown of that narcotics smorgasbord opened the underground trade to competitors. Now those sites have a…
Rank this Week: 26

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Why the District Court's Ruling in O'Bannon is Favorable to the NCAA

    Why the District Court's Ruling in O'Bannon is Favorable to the NCAA
    Rick Johnson has an excellent op ed. piece in this week's edition of Sports Business Journal in which he explains why Judge Claudia Wilken's ruling in O'Bannon is a "win" for the NCAA.  A…
  • Aug 28

    Does Josh Gordon have a legal case against the NFL?

    Does Josh Gordon have a legal case against the NFL?
    In a new column for Sports Illustrated, I'm pessimistic that Josh Gordon -- suspended for the 2014 season -- would be able to take on and beat the NFL in court.
  • Aug 28

    Donald Sterling fails to file timely appeal to California Supreme Court

    Donald Sterling fails to file timely appeal to California Supreme Court
    Dan Wallach noticed and investigated that Donald Sterling failed to file an appeal to the California Supreme Court by Monday's deadline.  I write about the impact of Sterling's inaction in a new piece for Sports Illustrated.
Rank this Week: 665

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    FTC v. Grant Connect (9th Cir. - Aug. 15, 2014)

    FTC v. Grant Connect (9th Cir. - Aug. 15, 2014)
    It takes real guts -- or stupidity -- to be a huge scammer and yet to file an appeal claiming that the FTC isn't allowed to make sure you don't scam additional people in the future.  But Kyle Kimoto gives it a shot.Read what this…
  • Sep 2

    Levitt v. Yelp! (9th Cir. - Sept. 2, 2014)

    Levitt v. Yelp! (9th Cir. - Sept. 2, 2014)
    It's perfectly legal for Yelp! to highlight (and repost) negative reviews of businesses and reduce their star ratings if these businesses refuse to buy advertising on Yelp!So holds the Ninth Circuit.
  • Sep 1

    U.S. v. Stewart (9th Cir. - July 31, 2014)

    U.S. v. Stewart (9th Cir. - July 31, 2014)
    You'd normally think that the fact that your drug dealer is trying to rip you off increases his moral culpability rather than decreases it.  He's not only a drug dealer, but a thief.But that's not the way the sentencing guidelines work.…
Rank this Week: 91

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 2

    Shanghai Library adds 2 million records to WorldCat to share its collection with the world

    Shanghai Library adds 2 million records to WorldCat to share its collection with the world
    “Shanghai Library, the largest public library in China and one of the largest libraries in the world, has contributed 2 million holdings to WorldCat, including some 770,000 unique bibliographic records, to share its collection…
  • Sep 2

    The Data-driven Library of the Future

    The Data-driven Library of the Future
    “Last November, Portland-based library design consultant Aaron Schmidt wrote on Twitter that he wanted to create logos and visual identity packages for libraries. His first rule: “no likenesses of books.” It goes without…
  • Sep 2

    Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printer

    Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printer
    “Visit the downtown branch of the Chattanooga Public Library and you’ll find the usual stuff: rows of books, magazines, and computers. But walk up to the fourth floor and there’s something unexpected. It’s a…
Rank this Week: 105

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Sep 2

    Haisla Nation Files LNG Export Applications with the Canadian National Energy Board

    Haisla Nation Files LNG Export Applications with the Canadian National Energy Board
    The Haisla Nation has filed three separate applications with the Canadian National Energy Board for authority to export LNG to Asian markets.  The applicants, Cedar 1 LNG Export Ltd., Cedar 2 LNG Export Ltd., and Cedar 3 LNG Export Ltd.,…
  • Aug 29

    FERC Dismisses Petition Regarding Jurisdiction over Mobile LNG Export Facilitie

    FERC Dismisses Petition Regarding Jurisdiction over Mobile LNG Export Facilitie
    FERC has dismissed Strom Inc.’s petition for declaratory order (PDO) requesting that FERC find Strom’s use of a mobile natural gas liquefaction unit (“LNG in a Box”) to export natural gas will not be subject to…
  • Aug 29

    CE FLNG Provides Status Report on Proposed Floating LNG Export Terminal

    CE FLNG Provides Status Report on Proposed Floating LNG Export Terminal
    CE FLNG has filed with FERC an update on the status of its proposed self-propelled floating LNG export terminal on the Mississippi River near Baptiste Collette Bayou in Plaquemines Parish, La.  According to the report, among other…
Rank this Week: 129

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    NFL Implements New Domestic Violence Protocol

    NFL Implements New Domestic Violence Protocol
    The National Football League has decided to implement stronger penalties for domestic violence offenders in the wake of public outcry over the two-game suspension handed down to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. In a memo to all 32…
  • Aug 28

    Police Chief: Only Bad Officers Fear Body Cameras 

    Police Chief: Only Bad Officers Fear Body Cameras 
    The tragedy in Ferguson has once again revived the debate over whether or not police officers should be required to wear body cameras. While some departments have sought out the technology to protect themselves against frivolous lawsuits,…
  • Aug 27

    Avery Appelman Does The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Avery Appelman Does The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    Never one to step down from a challenge, Avery Appelman decided to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by fellow attorney Geoff Saltzstein. Check out Avery’s Ice Bucket Challenge Video below, and be sure to…
Rank this Week: 901

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Sep 2

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2014

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2014
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Sep 2

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"
    “The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law Library’s acquisitions from the greatest private…
  • Sep 1

    A Title is Born: Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code

    A Title is Born: Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code
    I write the share the exciting news that there is a new title in the US Code. Title 52 reclassifies and enacts/codifies into positive law the voting and election sections of Titles 2 and 42. This a just a reclassification and no new laws were…
Rank this Week: 251

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 2

    More on the Indiana Case of Michael Overstreet

    More on the Indiana Case of Michael Overstreet
    "Judge to decide if Michael Overstreet is competent to be executed," is by Tim Evans of the Indianapolis Star. Convicted killer Michael Dean Overstreet, likely the next Indiana death row inmate in line to be executed, will be in court...
  • Sep 2

    What the Botched Executions Mean to Other State

    What the Botched Executions Mean to Other State
    The Sunday South Bend Tribune reported, "What do recent botched executions mean for death penalty?" by Bob Blake. It's a lengthy article examining Indiana's death penalty. In Indiana, there are currently 13 inmates — all men — on…
  • Sep 2

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law
    "Bloomberg Law: Author Scott Turow on the Death Penalty," is the audio conversation. You can listen at the link. Renowned author Scott Turow, a former federal prosecutor and a partner at Dentons, discusses recent challenges to the death…
Rank this Week: 27

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 2

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Internal Revenue Code

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Internal Revenue Code
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananIn his post here yesterday, Professor Dorf raised an interesting and important question about statutory interpretation, suggesting that perhaps current practices are "unduly influenced by textualism." …
  • Sep 1

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Persistence of Ordinary Language Concepts Despite Statutory Definition

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Persistence of Ordinary Language Concepts Despite Statutory Definition
    by Michael DorfThe recent 6th Circuit opinion in United States v. Miller provides an opportunity for discussiong a broader question about statutory interpretation: namely, to what extent, if any, does the ordinary meaning and use of…
  • Aug 29

    Defining Corruption (Or How Tim Wu Could Become Governor of New York)

    Defining Corruption (Or How Tim Wu Could Become Governor of New York)
    by Michael DorfA recent New Yorker article by Jill Lepore uses the Democratic primary challenge by Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo as an occasion to problematize the concept of political corruption. I…
Rank this Week: 119

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/
  • Sep 2

    American Indian Law Journal (Seattle Law) Call for Paper

    American Indian Law Journal (Seattle Law) Call for Paper
    The American Indian Law Journal, published by the Seattle University School of Law, is currently accepting submissions for potential publication in the spring issue.  The American Indian Law Journal serves as a vital online…
  • Sep 2

    New Scholarship from Circe Strum on the Cherokee Freedmen

    New Scholarship from Circe Strum on the Cherokee Freedmen
    Here. Abstract: Despite a treaty in 1866 between the Cherokee Nation and the federal government granting them full tribal citizenship, Cherokee Freedmen—the descendants of African American slaves to the Cherokee, as well as of children…
  • Sep 2

    D.C. Circuit Rules against Menominee Tribe in Equitable Tolling Appeal

    D.C. Circuit Rules against Menominee Tribe in Equitable Tolling Appeal
    Here is the opinion in Menominee Tribe v. United States. An excerpt: Delays caused by a party’s inauspicious legal judgments are not “extraordinary circumstance[s]” sufficient to justify equitable tolling. Faced with a…
Rank this Week: 700

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched
    Congratulations to the folks at LawyerLocate.ca Inc., Natalie Waddell and Mark C. Robins, for launching their new Canadian law video distribution site LegalTube.ca. The website is aimed at the public, giving easy video access on a wide…
  • Sep 2

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule
    Yesterday, September 1, 2014, the new Alberta Court of Appeal Rules came into effect. The new rules were announced on May 23, and the new rules themselves were enacted on March 12, 2014. An announcement explains: When the Alberta Rules of…
  • Sep 2

    Why English Revisited

    Why English Revisited
    In September 2013 I wrote a column titled Why English? The column canvassed the popularity and future of the use of English worldwide. One reason for the popularity of English is that the USA is a world leader in higher education and in…
Rank this Week: 44