Most Popular Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 46 - 90 of 1000
Sort by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sorted by Last Post Date

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/
  • Dec 7

    Munoz Santos v. Thomas (9th Cir. - July 28, 2016)

    Munoz Santos v. Thomas (9th Cir. - July 28, 2016)
    One possible view of this en banc opinion is to perceive it as a classic liberal/conservative split in which the former outnumber the latter in the draw.  And, to a degree, that's true.The dissent consists of Judges Callahan and Ikuta.…
  • Dec 6

    Japanese Village v. FTA (9th Cir. - Dec. 6, 2016)

    Japanese Village v. FTA (9th Cir. - Dec. 6, 2016)
    Bonus question for the day:The shortened caption for this opinion is "Japanese Village v. FTA."  What's the FTA?(No peeking).Answer:........The Federal Transit Administration.Give yourself a dollar if you got that one correct.P.S. - The…
  • Dec 6

    In Re Marriage of Schu (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 6, 2016)

    In Re Marriage of Schu (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 6, 2016)
    I always thought that California was a no-fault divorce state.I was wrong.Apparently how much spousal support ("alimony") you receive can vary depending on how much "at fault" you are.  To the extent that -- as here -- the trial court…
Rank this Week: 425

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Dec 7

    BJS Data: Property Offenders Nearly as Likely as Violent Offenders to Commit Violent Offenses After Release

    BJS Data: Property Offenders Nearly as Likely as Violent Offenders to Commit Violent Offenses After Release
    An implicit assumption in the outcry for releasing "nonviolent offenders" is that criminals specialize, and a person in prison for, say, burglary, is no more likely to commit a violent crime than regular law-abiding people are.  Last…
  • Dec 7

    News Scan

    News Scan
    2 Officers Shot in Georgia: Two police officers sustained serious injuries in shootings that took place early Wednesday morning. Jon Gosa of the Albany Herald reports that the two officers were injured this morning in separate shootings which…
  • Dec 6

    Roots of the Populist Wave

    Roots of the Populist Wave
    Bret Stephens writes the Global View column at the WSJ.  He was that paper's most persistent and outspoken critic of Donald Trump throughout the campaign.  He has these thoughts on the global populist wave (italics added):...
Rank this Week: 110

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: 161

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 7

    UK Supreme Court hears Brexit referendum not legally binding

    UK Supreme Court hears Brexit referendum not legally binding
    [JURIST] The UK Supreme Court [official website] heard an argument [transcript, PDF] on Wednesday that the referendum vote to leave the EU is not legally binding. The appeal of last month’s ruling [JURIST report] argued that only…
  • Dec 7

    Michigan court rules recount request should have been denied

    Michigan court rules recount request should have been denied
    [JURIST] The Michigan Court of Appeals [official website] ruled [pinion, PDF] Tuesday that Jill Stein’s request for a recount of the presidential election votes is unlawful and should have been denied. The court cited a state law (MCL…
  • Dec 7

    UN calls on China to investigate disappearance of human rights lawyer

    UN calls on China to investigate disappearance of human rights lawyer
    A group of UN human rights experts called on the Chinese government Tuesday to investigate the disappearance [press release] of a prominent human rights lawyer. Jiang Tianyong has been missing since November 21, after he visited the family of…
Rank this Week: 18

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 7

    Farewell, BookCourt: You Showed What a Bookstore Can Do

    Farewell, BookCourt: You Showed What a Bookstore Can Do
    “BookCourt—the beloved, family-owned and family-run bookshop at 163 Court Street, in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn—opened on September 12, 1981. It will close at the end of this year, on December 31st. Thirty-five years as an…
  • Dec 5

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint
    “School district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” after a…
  • Dec 5

    PUBLICATION HALTED FOR PROVOCATIVE CHILDREN’S BOOKS PARODY

    PUBLICATION HALTED FOR PROVOCATIVE CHILDREN’S BOOKS PARODY
    “Publication has been halted for a provocative satire of children’s stories, “Bad Little Children’s Books,” which had been criticized by online commenters for poor taste and reinforcing racial and cultural…
Rank this Week: 128

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Dec 7

    Federal Circuit: Owner Should Have Brought Takings Claim In 1959

    Federal Circuit: Owner Should Have Brought Takings Claim In 1959
    When an opinion starts off like this, you just want to read the rest, even if the substance of the decision is about statutes of limitations: This case arises from Mr. Abbas’s complaint against the United States (“U.S.” or…
  • Dec 6

    2017 Hawaii Land Use Law Conference, January 19-20, 2017

    2017 Hawaii Land Use Law Conference, January 19-20, 2017
    Registration is now open for the 2017 Hawaii Land Use Conference, presented by the Hawaii State Bar Association and the University of Hawaii Law School, at the downtown Honolulu YWCA's Fuller Hall on Jnauary 19-20, 2017. "This 2 day…
  • Dec 6

    Nebraska: Inverse Condemnation Claims A Bridge Too Far

    Nebraska: Inverse Condemnation Claims A Bridge Too Far
    We've had bridges on our minds lately. Plus, we've been meaning to post the Nebraska Supreme Court's opinion in Strode v. City of Ashland, No. S-15-956 (Oct. 28, 2016) for a while, and it is coincidentally about a bridge. So the title to this…
Rank this Week: 703

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    Prince, "Hosea Stout: Lawman, Legislator, Mormon Defender"

    Prince, "Hosea Stout: Lawman, Legislator, Mormon Defender"
    New from the University Press of Colorado: Hosea Stout: Lawman, Legislator, Mormon Defender, by Stephen L. Prince (independent scholar). A description from the Press:Hosea Stout witnessed and influenced many of the major civil and political…
  • Dec 7

    Murray and Tani on Gersen and Suk's "Sex Bureaucracy"

    Murray and Tani on Gersen and Suk's "Sex Bureaucracy"
    Melissa Murray and Karen M. Tani, University of California, Berkeley, have posted Something Old, Something New: Reflections on the Sex Bureaucracy, which appears in the California Law Review Online 7 (2016): 122-54:This essay responds to…
  • Dec 7

    The Affinities and Disjunctures of History and Anthropology

    The Affinities and Disjunctures of History and Anthropology
         Interdisciplinarity is an idea which has became so ubiquitous in modern academic life that is it is often difficult to cabin what it exactly implies. In the world of legal scholarship, the traditional focus has been on…
Rank this Week: 503

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident
    Many times in the news this year, we have heard about bus and car crashes that have had devastating results. Sometimes accidents could be caused by fatigue of the truck, bus, and car drivers. Other jobs that hold lives in their hands are…
  • Dec 6

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children
    Children who don’t get enough sleep may be at risk for structural changes in their brain matter, according to CDA News. A study from the University Hospital of Zurich found that sleep deprivation can cause damage to the back parts of…
  • Dec 5

    Treating the Most Vulnerable Brains: Newborn Babie

    Treating the Most Vulnerable Brains: Newborn Babie
    Newborn babies are small and vulnerable. When there is a lack of oxygen, newborn babies may have fatal consequences or become brain damaged. Blood can stop flowing to the brain, thus depriving it of oxygen and nutrients. Babies that are born…
Rank this Week: 212

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/
  • Dec 7

    University of Minnesota Axes Criminal Questions From Future Application

    University of Minnesota Axes Criminal Questions From Future Application
    The University of Minnesota recently announced that questions about a person’s past felony convictions or pending criminal charges would be removed from the standard application beginning in the fall of 2017. Not all questions about a…
  • Dec 6

    Maplewood Police File Injunction Over Body Camera

    Maplewood Police File Injunction Over Body Camera
    Maplewood police made it clear that they are uneasy about having their actions filmed, as they filed a temporary injunction against the city’s body camera law on Monday. The injunction filed on Monday centered around some choice word…
  • Dec 5

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally
    Driving in Minnesota is more challenging than in other states that aren’t privy to rainy or snowy seasons. However, just because the road conditions aren’t ideal doesn’t mean Minnesota drivers are always going to stay under…
Rank this Week: 148

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Dec 7

    Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Insider Trading, Partially Overruling Newman

    Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Insider Trading, Partially Overruling Newman
    Stephen D. Dargitz For the first time since 1997, the United States Supreme Court explored the requirements for proving a federal securities fraud claim based on insider trading, in Salman v. United States (Dec. 6, 2016).  The Salman…
  • Dec 6

    Causation Standard at Center of PA Supreme Court Asbestos Ruling

    Causation Standard at Center of PA Supreme Court Asbestos Ruling
    Jennifer L. Cree On November 22, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a 4-2 Opinion in Rost v. Ford Motor Co., No. 56 EAP 2014, 2016 Pa. LEXIS 2638 (Pa. Nov. 22, 2016), in which the court purported to uphold and expand upon prior…
  • Dec 5

    Another Smoking Lung Cancer Asbestos Claim Gets Burned in Baltimore

    Another Smoking Lung Cancer Asbestos Claim Gets Burned in Baltimore
    Kevin R. Sloan Five plaintiffs in a smoking lung cancer case in a Baltimore City, Maryland case captioned James Harrell, et al v. ACandS, INC., et al, Consol. Case No. 24X16000053 saw their claims hammered on November 15, 2016 when the Court…
Rank this Week: 338

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 145

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Dec 7

    Censure Proposed For False Statement To Grocery Store Manager

    Censure Proposed For False Statement To Grocery Store Manager
    An Illinois Board has proposed a censure of an attorney whose only proven misconduct was a false statement to a grocery store manager The Administrator filed a Complaint against the Respondent on December 31, 2015. An Amended Complaint was…
  • Dec 7

    Scenes From A Non-Traditional Marriage

    Scenes From A Non-Traditional Marriage
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals agreed with the lower court the a child's grandparents should have custody After a five-day custody merits hearing, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County granted physical and legal custody of the sole…
  • Dec 7

    Privilege Assertion Subject To Immediate Appellate Review

    Privilege Assertion Subject To Immediate Appellate Review
    Kathleen Maloney and Dan Trevas summarize another Ohio Supreme Court decision A court order compelling the production of materials, which would allegedly breach the confidentiality guaranteed by attorney-client privilege, is a final,…
Rank this Week: 108

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/
  • Dec 7

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising
    Since the election, much of the financial commentary has centered on the stock market’s surprising surge. But the largest changes by far have been in expectations for interest rates, which, in turn, have affected the bond markets. The…
  • Dec 6

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond
    UBS Financial Services Inc. lost again in another arbitration claim regarding Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds, this time for $18.6 million. This marks the largest award involving Puerto Rico bond funds to date, according to FINRA.…
  • Dec 5

    Tye C. Williams Barred from Securities Industry

    Tye C. Williams Barred from Securities Industry
    According to FINRA, Tye Calvin Williams (CRD #1271046, Frisco, Texas) submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Without admitting or denying the findings, Williams consented to the…
Rank this Week: 144

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 7

    Virtual Reference: We’re there, even when we aren’t

    Virtual Reference: We’re there, even when we aren’t
    Just because you don’t see a librarian sitting at the reference desk, does not mean we are not there to help. The library has many virtual reference tools to help you with your research. For example, you can always email the library at…
  • Dec 2

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court
    An article in a recent issue of The New Yorker features Brooklyn Law School alum Carrie Goldberg, Class of 2007, as a leader in the crusade against non-consensual pornography, also called “revenge porn.” A founder of the Brooklyn…
  • Dec 1

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam
    Library hours for the reading and exam period, Thursday, December 8th – Thursday, December 22th, are 8:00am – 2:00am. The circulation desk will close at 12:00am every night during this period. On Friday, December 23rd we will be…
Rank this Week: 207

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Dec 7

    What We Stand For

    What We Stand For
    *This piece was originally posted as a part of the Harvard Law and Policy Review's Obama Legacy Symposium. by Don Verrilli, Former Solicitor General of the United StatesI was fortunate to be a part of many great moments, in and out of…
  • Dec 6

    What’s Missing from the Dakota Access Pipeline Story?

    What’s Missing from the Dakota Access Pipeline Story?
    *This post originally appeared in The Commentator, The Official Student Newspaper of NYU School of Lawby James MayerAs opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline grows around the country, the cultural heritage issues that are central…
  • Dec 6

    Georgia’s Dangerous Rush to Execution

    Georgia’s Dangerous Rush to Execution
    by Norman Fletcher, Former Georgia Supreme Court JusticeIn 1967, Georgia enacted the Habeas Corpus Act in reaction to serious friction caused by federal habeas corpus review of Georgia criminal judgments. Georgia had grave systemic problems…
Rank this Week: 289

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    3d DCA Watch -- Bye Bye Bunker Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- Bye Bye Bunker Edition!
    So one time in bunker camp the Resplendently Robed Ones™ decided to pretty much chuck the month of December and go explore the beautiful environs of Central West Someplace Off Highway On Way to Islamorada  -- and it…
  • Dec 6

    You Know Who You Are!

    You Know Who You Are!
  • Dec 5

    Are You Young (At Heart)?

    Are You Young (At Heart)?
    If so, my friend and esteemed colleague Francisco Ramos wants to help you think like a young lawyer:DRI–The Voice of the Defense Bar today published The Associate’s Handbook by DRI member, Frank Ramos. The handbook is a…
Rank this Week: 346

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    Obamacare Conflict: Losing The Personal Touch

    Obamacare Conflict: Losing The Personal Touch
    I've been fielding a lot of questions from individuals looking for health insurance lately. They wonder why I tell them up front that it's unlikely I will have time to personally meet with them on their needs - especially considering many of…
  • Dec 7

    Attaboy, ObamaCare Style

    Attaboy, ObamaCare Style
    So you've just spent several hours helping a client navigate Open Enrollment v4.0, sifting through the various options, checking to see which (if any) of his doc's are in-network, helping to determine whether or not he's eligible for a…
  • Dec 6

    Tomayto, Tomahto

    Tomayto, Tomahto
    Potayto (via FoIB Jeff M):"Newly issued federal data shows that North Carolina has among the highest health insurance costs under the [ObamaTax] ... North Carolinians covered by the ACA receive some of the nation’s highest subsidies per…
Rank this Week: 416

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling
    Australia and the Anti-trafficking Regime in Southeast Asia (Lowy Institute for International Policy, Nov. 2016) [text via APO]Heading Back to Harm: A Study on Trafficked and Unaccompanied Children Going Missing from Care in the UK (Missing…
  • Dec 7

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Publications:2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Ukraine (OCHA, Nov. 2016) [text]Bandwagoning on Germany: Lessons from the Refugee crisis and Future Prospects of EU Migration Policy, DIIS Policy Brief (Danish Institute for International…
  • Dec 6

    Thematic Focus: Women

    Thematic Focus: Women
    Fleeing the Cycle of Gender-based Violence in Central America: Female Asylum Seekers from Honduras (Border Criminologies Blog, Oct. 2016) [text]"Fleeing Domestic Violence from a 'Safe' Country?: Refugee Determination for Mexican…
Rank this Week: 185

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Dec 7

    What Is Natural Networking?

    What Is Natural Networking?
    If you don’t have a book of business, you’re disposable. That’s doubly true in the current legal employment malaise. There are other ways to be indispensable — bill incredible amounts of hours, develop…
  • Nov 30

    Holiday Party Small Talk

    Holiday Party Small Talk
    It’s that time of year again. The dreaded holiday party season. Lots of time with strangers and acquaintances you’re barely familiar with. That weird Ricky guy from HR. And you have to make small talk and interact with all of…
  • Nov 28

    Fake News Thought Police

    Fake News Thought Police
    “Fake news” is currently a hot topic in, well, the news. We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs (NPR) Fake News and the Internet Shell Game (NYT) Trump’s fake-news presidency (WaPo) At the same time as fake news…
Rank this Week: 256

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Dec 7

    O2 vey - Raising Claim Construction Disputes at the Pretrial Stage

    O2 vey - Raising Claim Construction Disputes at the Pretrial Stage
    One of the effects of O2 Micro is that the raising new claim construction issues on the eve of a trial is unfortunately not terribly rare. But few cases present a situation like this one where a party's rebuttal expert...
  • Dec 5

    Motion to Switch Curtain #1 for Curtain #2 Denied

    Motion to Switch Curtain #1 for Curtain #2 Denied
    Remember Let's Make a Deal with Monty Hall? The game show where contestants had to chose their prize by picking a curtain? Remember how badly the contestants wanted to change their mind after there was a goat behind the curtain...
  • Dec 5

    New York Times Updates Status of Little League Football in Marshall, Texa

    New York Times Updates Status of Little League Football in Marshall, Texa
    Back in 2014, New York Times reporter Ken Belson had an article on the front page of the Gray Lady on the declining status of tackle football in Marshall due to the risks of head injuries, Football's Risks Sink in,...
Rank this Week: 232

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
  • Dec 7

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016
    Marriage of Jardine and Schwartz DA 16-0332 2016 MT 321N Civil – Domestic Relations Matter of N.W. YINC DA 16-0049 2016 MT 320N Civil – Dependent Neglect Korman DA 16-0071 2016 MT 319N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State…
  • Nov 30

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016
    State v. Mayes DA 15-0371 2016 MT 305 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Nov 30

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016
    Estate of A.H.E. DA 16-0304 2016 MT 315N Civil – Guardian/Conservator State v. R. Kampf DA 15-0570 2016 MT 314N Criminal – Justice Court Appeal McCrorie v. Franz DA 16-0046 2016 MT 313N Civil – Injunction Wiggins v.…
Rank this Week: 35

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Dec 7

    Family Law Reduced Fees Scheme Launched To Help People In A “Jam”

    Family Law Reduced Fees Scheme Launched To Help People In A “Jam”
    A new scheme is being launched this month offering a more affordable legal advice service to people who are “just about managing” financially – or “Jams.”The hourly rate under this scheme is set at around…
  • Dec 5

    ONS divorce stats release: Resolution response

    ONS divorce stats release: Resolution response
    Nigel ShepherdThe Office of National Statistics’ latest figures on divorce in England and Wales show there were 111,169 divorces in England and Wales in 2014, a drop of 3.1% compared to 2013. The divorce rate has also fallen by 5.3%…
  • Dec 4

    News Essentials: 5th December 2016

    News Essentials: 5th December 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLawyers overwhelmingly hostile to settlement conferences in care proceedingsFamily lawyers have turned overwhelmingly hostile to settlement conferences in…
Rank this Week: 118

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 567

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 7

    ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone

    ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone
      Children have become the unwilling emblems of armed conflict and extreme violence. Searing images have surfaced in news stories, aid workers’ alerts, and rights groups’ dispatches: a 5 year old pulled from Aleppo rubble,…
  • Dec 6

    ICC Prosecutor’s opening addresses Ongwen as alleged “victim-perpetrator”

    ICC Prosecutor’s opening addresses Ongwen as alleged “victim-perpetrator”
    Since accused Lord’s Resistance Army leader Dominic Ongwen surrendered to the International Criminal Court in January 2015, there’s been much discussion of the effect, if any, of reports that he was abducted as a child into the…
  • Dec 5

    Updates on Standing Rock/DAPL

    Updates on Standing Rock/DAPL
    Further to post on Standing Rock, two updates: International – Tribal representatives have been invited to speak at a hearing at the IACHR in Washington, DC on Dec. 9, , 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., on the “Human Rights Situation of…
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 24

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Covers European copyright law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/
Rank this Week: 323

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Dec 7

    The door may be open for county or municipal government “right-to-work” laws in Ohio

    The door may be open for county or municipal government “right-to-work” laws in Ohio
    Right-to-work laws limit the “union security” a union can achieve in a collective bargaining agreement with an employer. In states with no right-to-work law, unions can bargain for contract provisions requiring that, as a…
  • Dec 1

    OSHA retaliation rules are going forward

    OSHA retaliation rules are going forward
    On Monday, a federal judge in Texas refused to issue an injunction stopping OSHA from enforcing certain aspects of controversial “non-retaliation” rules. We reported on the proposed OSHA rules on Oct. 27, 2016. Briefly, the most…
  • Nov 30

    EEOC issues new guidance on national origin discrimination

    EEOC issues new guidance on national origin discrimination
    On Nov. 21, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its new and updated Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination, replacing its 2002 guidance on the subject. In the guidance, the EEOC defines national…
Rank this Week: 944

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 506

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 7

    Even Santa Needs to Get It in Writing

    Even Santa Needs to Get It in Writing
    A Toronto mall and its former “Fashion Santa” are having a snowball fight over the character. The mall hired a new Fashion Santa this year instead of the person who played the role before. The dispute is over who owns the…
  • Dec 7

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2016…
  • Dec 7

    2011: The Year in Tech

    2011: The Year in Tech
    Matt Mullenweg is yet another tech billionaire college dropout. He may be less famous than Mark Zuckerberg, but the blogging platform he founded, WordPress, powers 25% of the web, including Slaw. In a recent podcast, Mullenweg explained that…
Rank this Week: 681

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 242

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Dec 7

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 3

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 3
    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 2 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf…
  • Dec 7

    Cal/OSHA Reacts to Death of Farmworker

    Cal/OSHA Reacts to Death of Farmworker
    Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum recently commented on Cal/OSHA’s ongoing investigation into a July farmworker death in Bakersfield, Ca.   According to Sum, “Cal/OSHA is investigating the tragic death of a farmworker reported last…
  • Dec 6

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1
      Hello, Michael Stack here with Amaxx. So I just got back from New Orleans, Louisiana; I might be too much of a Northerner to pull off that pronunciation, but nevertheless it was a great time and very valuable time spent at the National…
Rank this Week: 296

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday December 7, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 7, 2016 at 6:27am PSTThe property rights of common law spouses upon separation…
  • Dec 6

    Social Media in Family Law Matter

    Social Media in Family Law Matter
    BY SIMRAN BAKSHI and RACHEL SPENCEHow much is it worth to bash your spouse on social media? These days, the cost could be more than you might think.Canadian Courts have seen the use of social media as evidence in family law proceedings…
  • Dec 6

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday December 6, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 6, 2016 at 6:40am PSTAn employee who has been temporarily “laid…
Rank this Week: 175

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Dec 7

    Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Arthur

    Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Arthur
    Elmwood City is home to Arthur and his group of anthropomorphic friends, but what happens when one of them turns out to be a plagiarist. The post Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Arthur appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Dec 7

    3 Count: Not Enough

    3 Count: Not Enough
    YouTube says it paid $1 billion in music royalties but labels say that isn't enough, case over Google results heads to Canada's Supreme Court and more! The post 3 Count: Not Enough appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Dec 6

    3 Count: Ugly Appeal

    3 Count: Ugly Appeal
    Jay Z and Timbaland hit back in Big Pimpin appeal, furniture site operators arrested over copyright and trademark infringement and more! The post 3 Count: Ugly Appeal appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 964

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 83

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 7

    $300k Settlement in Fatal Hit-and-Run Lawsuit That Killed Grandmother

    $300k Settlement in Fatal Hit-and-Run Lawsuit That Killed Grandmother
    A grandmother walking her young grandson home from church was killed nearly four years ago when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Now, her family has reached a settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit against the driver. They will…
  • Dec 5

    Small v. Sayre – Importance of a Skilled Injury Attorney

    Small v. Sayre – Importance of a Skilled Injury Attorney
    In a perfect world, the truth would be the only thing that decided the outcome of a civil injury lawsuit. And of course, the truth is a critical element. But what also matters is how skillfully your attorney can present it. What facts,…
  • Dec 2

    Gun Shop Liability Lawsuit Settles for $2.2M

    Gun Shop Liability Lawsuit Settles for $2.2M
    More than 30,000 people die and many tens of thousands more are injured every year in the U.S. as a result of gunshot wounds, either self-inflicted or as a result of violence. Firearm manufacturers and dealers are largely shielded from…
Rank this Week: 104

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    Roundup: Jean Valjean at Christmastime and other storie

    Roundup: Jean Valjean at Christmastime and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which haven't made it into individual Grits posts during a busy week but which merit readers' attention:Draconian enhancements based on decades-old offensesThanks to "enhancements" based on felonies committed two…
  • Dec 6

    Burton files bill to end Class C arrests like Sandra Bland'

    Burton files bill to end Class C arrests like Sandra Bland'
    Texas State Sen. Konni Burton today filed SB 271, which would eliminate most arrests for Class C misdemeanors like the one that triggered Sandra Bland's arrest, incarceration, and ultimate demise. As Grits emphasized over the weekend speaking…
  • Dec 6

    Underfunded police pensions plague big Texas citie

    Underfunded police pensions plague big Texas citie
    Texas police and fire pensions in the big cities are a mess the Legislature is ill-prepared to deal with in the coming 85th session. The cost of a possible bailout is too large to consider, but other alternatives require ignoring fundamental…
Rank this Week: 435

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Dec 7

    Metzel: Your View on the Practice of Law will Shape your Legal Career

    Metzel: Your View on the Practice of Law will Shape your Legal Career
    Sage advice from Andi Metzel that will help shape your legal career: “….another 294 lawyer members were admitted to the Indiana bar. Amidst the celebrations of surviving the bar exam and outpouring of pride for... The post…
  • Dec 5

    The Happiest Companies To Work For In 2017

    The Happiest Companies To Work For In 2017
    It’s getting closer and closer to the New Year, when people start looking in earnest for a new in-house job.  And why not start by looking at the happiest companies? “If you work full time,... The post The Happiest Companies…
  • Dec 2

    Best Practices for Litigating in the Age of Social Media (Free CLE Webinar, 12/7) (Adv.)

    Best Practices for Litigating in the Age of Social Media (Free CLE Webinar, 12/7) (Adv.)
    Practical Law, an InhouseBlog advertiser, has another free webinar that offers CLE in many jurisdictions: Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET Social media is a part of the litigation... The post Best…
Rank this Week: 322

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 68

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Dec 7

    Speech Harm

    Speech Harm
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column this week, I discuss the defeated California initiative, Proposition 60, which would--among other things--have required that actors in pornography wear condoms during their performances.  I take up…
  • Dec 6

    The Federal Reserve's Independence is More Important than Ever

    The Federal Reserve's Independence is More Important than Ever
    by Neil H. BuchananOne of the many, many conspiracy theories that Donald Trump peddled during the election campaign was that the Chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, was manipulating the country's monetary policy.  He was wrong,…
  • Dec 5

    Legal Realist Originalism?

    Legal Realist Originalism?
    By Eric SegallEarlier this year, Professor Will Baude of the University of Chicago published an essay in the Columbia Law Review titled "Is Originalism Our Law?". He argued that landmark Supreme Court cases such as Home Bldg. & Loan…
Rank this Week: 573

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 7

    Case Law, Australia: Heather Reid v Stan Dukic, $180,000 damages for nine Facebook posts – Yvonne Kux

    Case Law, Australia: Heather Reid v Stan Dukic, $180,000 damages for nine Facebook posts – Yvonne Kux
    In the case of Reid v Dukic [2016] ACTSC 344, a man who posted a series of Facebook posts defaming the chief executive of a Canberra football organisation has been ordered to pay her damages of $180,000. ACT Supreme Court Justice…
  • Dec 5

    Consultation on Leveson: the Press has no case at all – Brian Cathcart

    Consultation on Leveson: the Press has no case at all – Brian Cathcart
    The Government has launched a public consultation on ‘The Leveson Inquiry and its Implementation’. You might think that when they consult in this way it must be a thorny issue with strong arguments on both sides, but in this case…
  • Dec 4

    Law and Media Round Up – 5 December 2016

    Law and Media Round Up – 5 December 2016
    The Supreme Court will, today, sit in an unprecedented panel of 11, to hear the most important constitutional case for many years, the so called “Article 50 Brexit” case.  This has generated huge media coverage and a…
Rank this Week: 92

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Dec 7

    The Vattenfall Investment Arbitration

    The Vattenfall Investment Arbitration
    This is from the Financial Times: Germany’s highest court has ruled that the country’s utilities should be compensated for the government’s decision in the wake of the Fukushima disaster to shut down all Germany’s…
  • Dec 7

    The WTO Plain Packaging Panel Report

    The WTO Plain Packaging Panel Report
    The WTO panel in the plain packaging case tells us that the report will be circulated to the parties "not before" May 2017. So what does that mean for those of us who are not parties, but rather mere members...
  • Dec 7

    Security Exceptions in International Investment Agreement

    Security Exceptions in International Investment Agreement
    This is from the latest Columbia FDI Perspectives: A network of bilateral treaties and other international investment agreements (IIAs) has constructed a predictable and enforceable international investment regime. Since 1992, however, the…
Rank this Week: 62

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Dec 7

    FAN 134 (First Amendment News) “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act” ignites First Amendment controversy

    FAN 134 (First Amendment News) “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act” ignites First Amendment controversy
    The bill was proposed by Senators Bob Casey, a Pennsylvania Democrat, and Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican, to “ensure the Education Department has the necessary statutory tools at their disposal to investigate anti-Jewish…
  • Dec 5

    FAN 133.1 (First Amendment News) FIRE to podcast First Amendment Salon

    FAN 133.1 (First Amendment News) FIRE to podcast First Amendment Salon
    The Foundation for Individual Rights (FIRE) will podcast future First Amendment Salons, the next of which is scheduled for December 8th in Washington, D.C. That salon, the eleventh, will feature a discussion between David Cole (the new…
  • Nov 30

    University of Utah Conference on Precision Medicine

    University of Utah Conference on Precision Medicine
    Via Leslie Francis, news of a great conference at the University of Utah on precision medicine on Dec. 1 and 2. It will be livestreamed: The federal Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) announced in 2015 will be the largest study of human…
Rank this Week: 687

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated FY2016 Statistics (Fourth Quarter)

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated FY2016 Statistics (Fourth Quarter)
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has provided FY2016 statistics (fourth quarter) in the form of program factsheets for each of the major immigration programs. These updated FY2016 statistics…
  • Dec 7

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – New Mexico, New York & North Carolina

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – New Mexico, New York & North Carolina
    The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact sheets with accompanying info graphics and other details. These fact sheets…
  • Dec 6

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times – 12/1/16

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times – 12/1/16
    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times were released with processing dates as of 12/1/16. If you filed an appeal, please review the link below to determine the applicable processing time associated with your particular case.…
Rank this Week: 205

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 359

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 7

    The Death of Antitrust Safe Harbors: Causes and Consequence

    The Death of Antitrust Safe Harbors: Causes and Consequence
    Lindsey M. Edwards, George Mason and Joshua D. Wright, George Mason offer a post mortem on The Death of Antitrust Safe Harbors: Causes and Consequences. ABSTRACT: The rise of so-called “safe harbors” – conditions that, when satisfied,…
  • Dec 7

    Renata Hesse: A Retrospective of Her Time at DOJ Antitrust

    Renata Hesse: A Retrospective of Her Time at DOJ Antitrust
    I am at the excellent CRA Europe conference hosted by Cristina Caffarra. The panels are excellent and the conference has been standing room only in what is a massive room at the Steigenberger Wiltcher's Hotel. As the Obama administration…
  • Dec 7

    Private Ordering in Chinese Antitrust

    Private Ordering in Chinese Antitrust
    Angela Zhang, Kings College examines Private Ordering in Chinese Antitrust. ABSTRACT: This Article begins with an inquiry into why there is a rarity of private challenges of decisions made by the Chinese antitrust authorities. The legal…
Rank this Week: 54