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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 6

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 180

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 620

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/
  • Jul 31

    Single Vehicle Crash State Highway 33 at milepost 17

    Single Vehicle Crash State Highway 33 at milepost 17
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Jul 30

    Final Update: Two-Vehicle Crash Northbound Interstate 15 at Milepost 99

    Final Update: Two-Vehicle Crash Northbound Interstate 15 at Milepost 99
    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…
  • Jul 30

    Update: Two-vehicle crash northbound I-15 at milepost 99

    Update: Two-vehicle crash northbound I-15 at milepost 99
    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: 296

The Probate Lawyer Family Feud…

The Probate Lawyer Family Feud Blog

Covers celebrity and true case stories on probate litigation. By Andrew Mayoras.

http://www.probatelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Answering Questions About Whitney Houston's Millions And Bobbi Kristina's Death

    Answering Questions About Whitney Houston's Millions And Bobbi Kristina's Death
    After a six-month coma, the life of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, has tragically ended. Just how tragic her short life really was may not be known for some time. But the details that have emerged are nothing short of…
  • Jul 13

    How The Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Impacts Estate Planning

    How The Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Impacts Estate Planning
    As gay, lesbian, and other proponents of same-sex marriages celebrate the United States Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, millions of Americans will now be eligible for dramatically different legal rights upon the death…
  • Jul 6

    Lessons Learned From The Tom Benson Competency Battle

    Lessons Learned From The Tom Benson Competency Battle
    As owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, Tom Benson, is used to being in control. He worked his way up from humble beginnings, starting as a used-car salesman, to owner of multiple car dealerships, banks, real estate, and a television…
Rank this Week: 291

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jul 31

    A New Hope for Victims of Data Breache

    A New Hope for Victims of Data Breache
    Victims of data breaches have a small reason to rejoice this week. The post A New Hope for Victims of Data Breaches appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jul 31

    Patch Your OnStar iOS App to Avoid Getting Your Car Hacked

    Patch Your OnStar iOS App to Avoid Getting Your Car Hacked
    GM admits its fix for a wireless OnStar hack was incomplete and is urging iOS users to update their RemoteLink app. The post Patch Your OnStar iOS App to Avoid Getting Your Car Hacked appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jul 30

    Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw

    Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw
    Remember the opening scene of the first Fast and Furious film? Heists like these could become easier to pull off. The post Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 20

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law
    This is cross-posted from PrawfsBlawg with permission of the author, Heather Whitney (Bigelow Fellow, Chicago). I worked on Google’s Global Ethics & Compliance team from 2007-2010 and at that time the thought of labor law having…
  • Jul 29

    Do Right-to-Work Laws Increase Inequality?

    Do Right-to-Work Laws Increase Inequality?
    Vladimir Kogan (Ohio State - Political Science) has just posted on SSRN his article Do Anti-Union Policies Increase Inequality? Evidence from State Adoption of Right-to-Work Laws. Here's the abstract: The distribution of income lies at the…
  • Jul 28

    DOJ Tries to Avoid Equal Protection Ruling on ADA Exception for Gender Identity Disorder

    DOJ Tries to Avoid Equal Protection Ruling on ADA Exception for Gender Identity Disorder
    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the EEOC read Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination to cover employment discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status. Now, DOJ’s Civil Division is trying to use its…
Rank this Week: 184

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Goldstein, Bachman & Newman, LLP.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Effective Co-Parenting Following a New Jersey Divorce

    Effective Co-Parenting Following a New Jersey Divorce
    I keep reading about celebrity co-parenting in the news. What does it mean? Unfortunately, no one is immune from divorce. Couples across all walks of life from celebrities to your favorite friends or neighbors choose to end their marriages…
  • Jul 30

    Summer Break and Child Custody in New Jersey

    Summer Break and Child Custody in New Jersey
    My children are on summer break from school, and I would like to take them on vacation. May I do so? Due to work, summer camp, vacation, and other obligations, a child’s schedule can vary wildly during the summer. Since it is…
  • Jul 29

    Helpful Advice on Keeping Costs Down During a New Jersey Divorce

    Helpful Advice on Keeping Costs Down During a New Jersey Divorce
    How can I keep my divorce from bankrupting me? The choice to end a marriage typically has both an emotional and a financial impact on a former couple. Despite this, getting divorced doesn’t have to leave you both in the poor house.…
Rank this Week: 717

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jul 31

    AutoZone Sued by EEOC for Racial Classifying

    AutoZone Sued by EEOC for Racial Classifying
    The EEOC has sued AutoZone, a Fortune 500 company which employs some 65,000 people. At the center of the litigation is the firing of sales manager Kevin Stuckey. Stuckey, who is African-American, was employed at a Chicago AutoZone store in…
  • Jul 17

    US Court of Appeals Court Reverses NLRB Ruling RE: AT&T

    US Court of Appeals Court Reverses NLRB Ruling RE: AT&T
    In a ruling that businesses are sure to welcome, a court has ruled that employers can prevent employees from wearing clothing that criticizes the company. A Washington, D.C., federal appeals court reversed the National Labor Relations Board…
  • Jul 10

    EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    A U.S. Supreme Court decision made in March 2015 has led the EEOC to issue a new enforcement guidance with respect to pregnancy discrimination. The amendments may impact employers going forward, and it's best to be aware of the changes now in…
Rank this Week: 903

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Suggested Reading: The Increasing Power of Dangerous Infection

    Suggested Reading: The Increasing Power of Dangerous Infection
    Many people know that doctors who prescribe and patients who seek antibiotics to treat illnesses for which those drugs are not right threaten our ability to combat infections. Those are the people who know that the term “superbug”…
  • Jul 29

    Do Fitness Trackers Work?

    Do Fitness Trackers Work?
    Getting more exercise and getting more out of your exercise are essential for anyone who wants to get fit and stay fit. Setting workout goals and remaining aware of them is part of the exercise prescription, which is why fitness trackers are…
  • Jul 28

    Medical Device Bill Needs Greater Scrutiny and Patient Protection

    Medical Device Bill Needs Greater Scrutiny and Patient Protection
    Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that was promoted as a way to streamline the FDA’s process for approving medical devices in order to deliver new treatments to patients sooner. But some voices…
Rank this Week: 603

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jul 31

    Circuit Check v. QXQ, Inc.: Analogous Art Doctrine

    Circuit Check v. QXQ, Inc.: Analogous Art Doctrine
    By Jason Rantanen Circuit Check Inc. v. QXQ Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2015) Download Opinion Panel: Louie, Dyk, Moore (author) Although it shows up only occasionally in the Federal Circuit’s opinions, the analogous arts doctrine can play an…
  • Jul 31

    Patenting Diagnostic method

    Patenting Diagnostic method
    Interesting essay from Professor Eisenberg on patenting of diagnostic methods.  The basic takeaway is that (1) eligibility limitations mean that new diagnostic methods have little chance of being patent eligible; and (2) it is unclear…
  • Jul 30

    Read This: USPTO’s New Examination Guidelines Subject Matter Eligibility Provide “Pathways to Eligibility”

    Read This: USPTO’s New Examination Guidelines Subject Matter Eligibility Provide “Pathways to Eligibility”
    By Dennis Crouch The Supreme Court’s decisions in Alice Corp v. CLS Bank and Mayo v. Prometheus serve as dramatic turning points in the conventional wisdom of subject matter eligibility.  Inventions…
Rank this Week: 80

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Sexual Assault

    Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Sexual Assault
    Charges of a sex crime have the potential to ruin an individual’s life. Depending on the nature of the charges, convictions can carry lengthy prison terms and requirements to register on the sex offender registry over the course of the…
  • Jul 28

    Appeals Court Denies Wisconsin Man’s Request to Reduce His Child Pornography Sentence

    Appeals Court Denies Wisconsin Man’s Request to Reduce His Child Pornography Sentence
    In State v. Townsend, a Wisconsin man was indicted on two counts of possession of child pornography after he apparently admitted to possessing more than 1,000 illegal images on his computer. In response to the charges, the man entered a plea…
  • Jul 15

    The Stress of a Criminal Prosecution

    The Stress of a Criminal Prosecution
    The collateral damage that occurs when a person is the subject of a criminal prosecution is an under-estimated consequence of involvement in the criminal justice system. This subject came to mind recently when a client of the firm recently…
Rank this Week: 728

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Yale Global Constitutionalism Seminar Announces Publication of Free E-book

    Yale Global Constitutionalism Seminar Announces Publication of Free E-book
    The Yale Global Constitutionalism Seminar, part of the Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women’s Rights at the Yale Law School, brings together judges and legal scholars from around the world to discuss current topics.Each year the…
  • Jul 31

    The Next Wave of Court Challenges to Obama’s Legacy—Part One: The Meaning of King v. Burwell

    The Next Wave of Court Challenges to Obama’s Legacy—Part One: The Meaning of King v. Burwell
    Simon Lazarus             Chief Justice John Roberts sent President Obama off for the July 4 holiday in what must have been a good mood, secure that his signature legislative…
  • Jul 30

    Corporate Nullification

    Corporate Nullification
    In a recent piece on the gig economy, Siva Vaidhyanathan and I explored the idea of corporate nullification--when businesses decide that they are simply going to flout the law. While we focused on tech firms like Uber, we could have easily…
Rank this Week: 192

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Oliveri, "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis"

    Oliveri, "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis"
    Rigel Christine Oliveri (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis," which is forthcoming in the Missouri Law Review. Here's the abstract:The events…
  • Jul 31

    Welcome, Mary Ziegler!

    Welcome, Mary Ziegler!
    We’re very pleased to announce that Mary Ziegler, the Stearns Weaver Miller Professor at the Florida State University College of Law, will be guest blogging with us for the month of August.  The occasion is her recent publication…
  • Jul 31

    How Materiality Shapes the Law: From Manuscripts to Digitization

    How Materiality Shapes the Law: From Manuscripts to Digitization
    [We have the following announcement.] How Materiality Shapes the Law: from Manuscripts to DigitizationAugust 27, 2015 at Berkeley Law Public Reception: 4:00–4:30pm 295 Boalt Hall (Warren Room) Public Panel Event: 4:30–6:00pm 170…
Rank this Week: 56

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    CAFC discusses inherent anticipation in ParkerVision/Qualcomm case

    CAFC discusses inherent anticipation in ParkerVision/Qualcomm case
    Of the matter of inherent anticipation:Only one claim limitation is in dispute here: “performinga plurality of charging and discharging cycles of thefirst and second capacitors to generate first and seconddown-converted information…
  • Jul 31

    Newegg wins on "prevailing party" issue at CAFC

    Newegg wins on "prevailing party" issue at CAFC
    The CAFC analyzed "prevailing party" in Pragmatus v. Newegg :To the extent the district court interprets our precedentsto require a prevailing party to have won a disputeor benefitted from a substantive court decision, the districtcourt is…
  • Jul 31

    CAFC reverses WDNC in Blue Ridge case; synecdoche not inherently ambiguou

    CAFC reverses WDNC in Blue Ridge case; synecdoche not inherently ambiguou
    There was a claim construction issue in SOCIEDAD ESPANOLA DE ELECTROMEDICINA YCALIDAD, S.A. v. Blue Ridge ; Phillips was cited:Claim terms are generally given “the meaning thatthe term would have to a person of ordinary skill in theart…
Rank this Week: 14

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

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

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Jul 31

    I just met you, and this is crazy. But here’s my number. . .

    I just met you, and this is crazy. But here’s my number. . .
    You just met someone. You give them your card. Then what? What do you do? Do you tell them to call you? Do you give them a reason to do it? Something you’re going to share with them, or something you want to discuss with them? Or do you…
  • Jul 30

    Be different or be gone

    Be different or be gone
    Albert Einstein said, “The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before.” Most lawyers don’t want to walk alone.…
  • Jul 29

    Calling all note-taking junkies–come and get your fix

    Calling all note-taking junkies–come and get your fix
    Who knew? I had no idea how many different note-taking methods there were. Different methods for different styles and a variety of situations, from classroom to courtroom and everyone in between. And then I read a blog post, The Ultimate…
Rank this Week: 493

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jul 31

    Friday’s Five: Five Terms To Include In Job Offer Letter

    Friday’s Five: Five Terms To Include In Job Offer Letter
    Hiring new employees? For the next job offer, instead of relying on the old job offer letter you have a lawyer review in the 1990’s, it is recommended to review the offer letter to ensure it is up to date with current law. While some of…
  • Jul 24

    Five items that should be on every employer’s end of employment checklist

    Five items that should be on every employer’s end of employment checklist
    Many employers have new hire packets and hiring procedures, but just as important, and often overlooked by employers, is to have a process for departing employees. It is important to ensure an employee departing the company provides all items…
  • Jul 17

    California’s paid sick leave law amended – what employers need to know

    California’s paid sick leave law amended – what employers need to know
    For additional information about the changes for California’s paid sick leave signed into law on July 13, 2015, click here.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 281

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Something to read? A couple more fresh titles ...

    Something to read? A couple more fresh titles ...
    Secrets: Managing Information Assets in the Age of Cyberespionage, by James Pooley, is a very different kettle of fish from the same author's Trade Secrets, an 800-page blockbuster from US publishing house Law Journal Press which is addressed…
  • Jul 31

    Fifteen million reasons to say "thank you"!

    Fifteen million reasons to say "thank you"!
    This morning (or this evening, if you are basking in the Pacific moonlight) the IPKat's weblog recorded its 15 millionth page view, which works out at a little more than a million a year since the Kat started his IP blogging exploits in 2003.…
  • Jul 31

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    We'll never know what they were laughing at,since Twitter took the joke down ...Twitter jokes: Katpost goes viral and it's no joke! "Lifting Jokes on Twitter", recently posted to this weblog by leading copyright Kat Eleonora, has…
Rank this Week: 124

The Lemon Law Blog

The Lemon Law Blog

Covers issues and topics relating to consumer law as it relates to car lemon laws and auto dealer fraud. By Kemnitzer, Anderson, Barron, Ogilvie & Brewer.

http://www.lemonlaws.com/
  • Jul 31

    Honda Finance Resuelve Investigación de Discriminación

    Honda Finance Resuelve Investigación de Discriminación
    American Honda Finance Corporation pagará $24 millones en compensación y cambiará la forma en que hace negocios para resolver un caso de discriminación presentada por el Departamento de Justicia y la Oficina de…
  • Jul 25

    The Extra Sour Taste of a Lemon Truck

    The Extra Sour Taste of a Lemon Truck
    Pick up trucks are sold to men and women. But, let's face it, they are marketed mostly to men. One theme that runs through truck advertising is the image of power, strength, and control. Yet, a truck can end up being a lemon just like a car.…
  • Jul 16

    Honda Finance Settles Discrimination Investigation

    Honda Finance Settles Discrimination Investigation
    American Honda Finance Corporation will pay $24 million in compensation and change the way it does business to settle a discrimination case brought by the Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The two federal…
Rank this Week: 820

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 31

    Happy 50th Birthday to Medicare and Medicaid!

    Happy 50th Birthday to Medicare and Medicaid!
    ThinkProgress had an interesting article on the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare.  President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicaid and Medicare into law 50 years ago today. Simply, Medicaid provides health insurance for poor…
  • Jul 31

    Rapist Caught in Act

    Rapist Caught in Act
    Bucks County Courier Times reported that Christopher Frederici, a 41-year-old nurse’s assistant, is accused of raping a 93-year-old dementia patient at Silver Lake Nursing Home and Rehabilitative Center nursing home and…
  • Jul 30

    Emeritus CNA Takes “Funny” Cell Phone Video of Elder Abuse

    Emeritus CNA Takes “Funny” Cell Phone Video of Elder Abuse
    Metrowest Daily News reported that two caregivers at Emeritus at Farm Pond were arrested on May 5, 2014 and charged with elder assault after police were informed of cell phone videos showing them abusing elders at the facility. The shocking…
Rank this Week: 352

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Not an authentic authentication issue

    Not an authentic authentication issue
    Been meaning to comment on the recent hubbub about Gerhard Richter deciding to exclude certain early works from his forthcoming catalogue raisonne.  Some people are talking about this as if it were another "authentication" issue, but I…
  • Jul 26

    The shouldn't charge for admission and they shouldn't sell anything ever ...

    The shouldn't charge for admission and they shouldn't sell anything ever ...
    . . . and they shouldn't have anything to do with "commercialization."  Instead they should go to the Magic Money Tree and get the funding they need.  Simple as that; just ask the Deaccession Police for directions.
  • Jul 26

    "A genuine Jackson Pollock painting should cost a lot more than $60,000."

    "A genuine Jackson Pollock painting should cost a lot more than $60,000."
    The Washington Post has a review of Anthony Amore's "savvy and informative" new book on art fraud.
Rank this Week: 785

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 458

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Jul 31

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2015
    Hello summer! Now that sunny days are really and truly here, we hope you’re enjoying all your favourite activities and taking a break from the hustle and bustle. Here’s a look at what our clients have been up to so …
  • Jul 17

    Stop Saying That! 6 Phrases To Drop From Your Written Work

    Stop Saying That! 6 Phrases To Drop From Your Written Work
    Mark Twain once wrote (no, really, he did): “One isn’t a printer ten years without setting up acres of good and bad literature, and learning — unconsciously at first, consciously later — to discriminate between…
  • Jun 30

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2015
    It’s official…2015 is halfway over! Between launching new practice areas, announcing scholarships, and welcoming new associates, our clients have had a busy June. Here’s a peek at what they’ve been up to: Kelowna law…
Rank this Week: 486

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jul 31

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law
    I worked on Google’s Global Ethics & Compliance team from 2007-2010 and at that time the thought of labor law having anything to say about the happenings of the Bay Area tech scene seemed unimaginable to most people – including those…
  • Jul 31

    The End of Ambition?

    The End of Ambition?
    I hear that sixty is the new forty. I hope so. It's the end of the month, and I'm thinking about ends. And if the bromide is true, I'm premature. But here's a trigger warning anyway: what follows is about "ought" fading into…
  • Jul 30

    Law-of-Baseball Bleg

    Law-of-Baseball Bleg
    I already have the title for a future paper--"Tie Goes to the Runner" and Other Myths of Baseball Rules. The paper will explore baseball rules that everyone believes/assumes are one way and that often are captured in a common, pithy…
Rank this Week: 64

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 355

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • Jul 31

    Michigan Exoneree Donya Davis and Others Call on Michigan to Change No Compensation Law

    Michigan Exoneree Donya Davis and Others Call on Michigan to Change No Compensation Law
    Donya Davis of Detroit describes the day he was declared innocent of a rape he didn’t commit as “great,” filled with family and excitement. But in the year following his exoneration, Davis says he’s had to confront an…
  • Jul 30

    Kirk Bloodsworth Urges Congress to Fund DNA Testing and Innocence Effort

    Kirk Bloodsworth Urges Congress to Fund DNA Testing and Innocence Effort
    In an op-ed in The Hill on Wednesday, Kirk Bloodsworth, the first death row inmate to be exonerated by DNA evidence in the United States, called for congress to support initiatives to fund DNA testing, support crime labs and enable forensic…
  • Jul 30

    Wagstaffe and Connor Fully Exonerated and Officially Innocent

    Wagstaffe and Connor Fully Exonerated and Officially Innocent
    The Daily News has reported that Everton Wagstaffe and Reginald Connor were fully exonerated on July 27th after the state’s appeals courts shut down prosecutors’ attempts to overturn the decision that cleared them of murder and…
Rank this Week: 950

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    ICYMI: Insightful (truly!) magazine profile of @tmzlawyerJason via @sfbar @sfbarBarrister

    ICYMI: Insightful (truly!) magazine profile of @tmzlawyerJason via @sfbar @sfbarBarrister
    Let’s step back in time, shall we? All the way to December 2013. That’s when California Lawyer Magazine ran a cover story on Jason Beckerman, a TMZ in-house counsel (and on-air commentator). If any story was made for Change of…
  • Jul 30

    Leadership changes at @AZStateBar

    Leadership changes at @AZStateBar
    Some organizational moves at the State Bar of Arizona: As you probably know, the new President of the Bar took his leadership position at the close of the June Convention. At that time, we offered congratulations to Bryan Chambers, from…
  • Jul 29

    Federal Indian law expert to speak at @HeardMuseum August 7

    Federal Indian law expert to speak at @HeardMuseum August 7
    Today I share some news about an upcoming event that touches on Indian law. The author of a book that explains the complexities of federal Indian law and tribes’ and their members’ relationships with each other and with…
Rank this Week: 340

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 31

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain
    A reporter for the Marketplace interviewed me yesterday regarding the state of the cruise industry. I explained that compared to a year or two ago, the general perception of cruise lines is up. More than 23,000,000 passengers will cruise this…
  • Jul 28

    Lifeboat Accident on NCL's Pride of America Sends Two Crew Members to Hospital

    Lifeboat Accident on NCL's Pride of America Sends Two Crew Members to Hospital
    KHON 2 reports that two Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) crew members were injured and hospitalized yesterday in an accident on the Pride of America.  The accident occurred when the NCL cruise ship was docked in Hilo. The crew members, in…
  • Jul 28

    Freedom of the Seas Fire: A Word From Your Captain

    Freedom of the Seas Fire: A Word From Your Captain
    The captain of the Freedom of the Seas, Captain Ron Holmes, I am told by crew members is a good man. He is well liked and respected by the crew, from what the shipboard employees tell me. After the fire, Captain Holmes, via a closed circuit…
Rank this Week: 41

Antitrust Law Source

Antitrust Law Source

Covers antitrust and consumer protection. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.antitrustlawsource.com/
  • Jul 31

    Part Two: Has Amazon.com® become an….. amazon? Taking a bite out of Apple

    Part Two: Has Amazon.com® become an….. amazon? Taking a bite out of Apple
    Our second segment of this three- part series adds some background to the publishing landscape, and through the antitrust saga involving Apple and the largest publishing companies, explores how the evolution of ebooks has impacted not only…
  • Jul 27

    Has Amazon.com® become an….. amazon? Part One

    Has Amazon.com® become an….. amazon? Part One
    Authors take their turn trying to tame the retailing beast This three part series will discuss the newest antitrust challenges aimed at Amazon.  In Part One, we’ll introduce you to the most recent issues facing the online retailer…
  • Jul 21

    Knockout blow by UFC fighters?

    Knockout blow by UFC fighters?
    In Le v. Zuffa, LLC , 11 professional mixed martial arts fighters are pursuing antitrust claims in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada against Zuffa, LLC, who operates the popular professional mixed martial arts league known as…
Rank this Week: 753

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 181

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    EXTRATERRITORIALITY OF ANTITRUST LAW IN THE US AND ABROAD: A HOT ISSUE Monday, September 28, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

    EXTRATERRITORIALITY OF ANTITRUST LAW IN THE US AND ABROAD: A HOT ISSUE Monday, September 28, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)
    EXTRATERRITORIALITY OF ANTITRUST LAW IN THE US AND ABROAD: A HOT ISSUE Concurrences Review & GWULS Monday, September 28, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT) Washington, DC, United States Event Details 2:00 – 2:30pm Registration 2:30 –…
  • Jul 31

    Anticompetitive Patents: An Incorporation Solution

    Anticompetitive Patents: An Incorporation Solution
    Adi Ayal, Bar Ilan University and Yaad Rotem, College of Law and Business, Ramat-Gan, Israel offer Anticompetitive Patents: An Incorporation Solution. ABSTRACT: Patent protection is both a blessing and a curse. Allowing for investment and…
  • Jul 31

    ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT: FROM SUNLIGHT TO SHADOWS?

    ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT: FROM SUNLIGHT TO SHADOWS?
    Donald I. Baker, Baker & Miller, PLLC has posted his prepared remarks from the AAI American Antitrust Institute Annual Conference, which honored him for his lifetime achievements in the field - ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT: FROM SUNLIGHT TO…
Rank this Week: 85

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Social Media and HIPAA: I haven't given a…

    Social Media and HIPAA: I haven't given a speech on medical use of social media in a couple of years so I haven't been thinking about it, but it seems to keep coming up.  Here's a decent article highlighting the risk that what you think is…
  • Jul 28

    Bleg (blog-based beg): If you like the…

    Bleg (blog-based beg): If you like the blog, go here and nominate it for the niche/specialty category.
  • Jul 27

    Georgia CCSP Breach: A state senior…

    Georgia CCSP Breach: A state senior services organization suffered a data breach, apparently when an email was sent, that included diagnosis data for about 3,000 people. Apparently no social security numbers of other ID-theft type of data…
Rank this Week: 171

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    City and County of San Francisco v. U.S. DOT

    City and County of San Francisco v. U.S. DOT
    <> City and County of San Francisco v. U.S. DOT - 7/30/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-15855. The panel affirmed the district court's dismissal of an action…
  • Jul 31

    Rogers Cartage Company v. Monsanto Company

    Rogers Cartage Company v. Monsanto Company
      <> Rogers Cartage Company v. Monsanto Company - 7/27/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, Case Nos. 12-3624 & 13-3052. The government sued several …
  • Jul 30

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA
    <> Organized Village of Kake v. USDA - 7/29/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 11-35517. The en banc [full] court affirmed the district court's summary judgment in…
Rank this Week: 276

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Jul 31

    Ninth Circuit: no religious exception for state access-to-medicines regulation

    Ninth Circuit: no religious exception for state access-to-medicines regulation
    Washington State regulations concerning the dispensing of medicine require timely delivery of medications. There's an exception if a provider has a religious objection, but that exception applies only where there's another pharmacist who can…
  • Jul 31

    Amtrak's woes mount; infrastructure upgrades and repairs, not so much

    Amtrak's woes mount; infrastructure upgrades and repairs, not so much
    A CNBC article this week provocatively titled "Aging Amtrak tunnel is a reminder of crumbling America" chronicles the recent troubles that have plagued passenger train travel in the northeast U.S. and highlights the absence of crucial fixes.…
  • Jul 30

    Racial disparities in health care; a pitch for single-payer

    Racial disparities in health care; a pitch for single-payer
    As Vijay Das of Public Citizen and physician Adam Gaffney observed in a CNN op-ed this week: [A]cross the nation, black males in 2010 had a life expectancy almost five years lower than white males; black women could expect to...
Rank this Week: 95

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
  • Jul 31

    Citing Oral Argument Question

    Citing Oral Argument Question
    I want to raise a question about the citation of statements made by Justices at oral argument.  This never used to happen, in part because such transcripts were either unavailable or imprecise.  In recent years, though, you see…
  • Jul 30

    Three on the Gig Economy

    Three on the Gig Economy
    July has been a big month for public discussion of the gig economy. For those interested in the issue, here are three of my recent pieces: 1) Is Your Digital Boss Cheating You? (part of a collection of “5 Ways to Take Back Tech”)…
  • Jul 30

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 07.30.15

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 07.30.15
    There’s a lot going on in law and the humanities these days. Here’s a sampling. First, an opportunity for publication: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press invites the submission of proposals for books, monographs, or essay…
Rank this Week: 146

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Nominate this Blog for the ABA Blawg 100

    Nominate this Blog for the ABA Blawg 100
    If you find this blog of value, please consider nominating it for the American Bar Association's 100 best legal blogs. Nominations are due here by August 16, 2015.
  • Jul 31

    Texas Advance Directives Act - Symposium

    Texas Advance Directives Act - Symposium
    The August issue of the American Journal of Bioethics [15(8)] includes a target article and peer commentaries on the Texas Advance Directives Act.   Here is an extract from the table of contents.   I am pleased to be included…
  • Jul 31

    Funeral Home Staff at the Hospice [EOL in Art 81]

    Funeral Home Staff at the Hospice [EOL in Art 81]
    Yesterday, I blogged about Ed Kashi's Aging in America: The Years Ahead.  Here is another photograph from that collection.  Virginia Magrath watches as her husband's body is taken away by funeral home staff after his…
Rank this Week: 77

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/
  • Jul 31

    Lollapalooza Kicks Off in Chicago, Traffic Accidents Possible

    Lollapalooza Kicks Off in Chicago, Traffic Accidents Possible
    Every year, Lollapalooza returns to Chicago and draws upwards of 160,000 people to Grant Park. The music festival draws residents and visitors of all ages and all musical interests with acts representing alternative rock, metal, EDM, hip hop,…
  • Jul 30

    Train, Semi-Truck Collide in Addison

    Train, Semi-Truck Collide in Addison
    Trains can vary in length, weight, and design and each change in a train can have a significant result in the way in which the train travels. Since trains vary with their speed and their cargo as well, the results of a train accident can vary…
  • Jul 29

    1 Dead, 1 Injured when Motorcycle and Bicycle Collide in Chicago

    1 Dead, 1 Injured when Motorcycle and Bicycle Collide in Chicago
    If you follow the rules of the road in Illinois, you should be able to make it from Point A to Point B without any issues. Your safety should not be compromised and you should not be involved in any type of traffic accident. Unfortunately,…
Rank this Week: 385

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    [VIDEO] Do You Have to Appear for Virginia Reckless Driving?

    [VIDEO] Do You Have to Appear for Virginia Reckless Driving?
    Depending upon the ticket you have, the court your case is in, and other factors such as your driving record, it may be a case that I can handle without you having to come to court. Contact me today to find out. Video Transcription Do you…
  • Jul 30

    [VIDEO] How to Pre-pay Virginia Ticket

    [VIDEO] How to Pre-pay Virginia Ticket
    Find out how and when to pre-pay your ticket. Keep in mind, when you pre-pay you are saying “I’m guilty”. Contact me today to see what other options you might have. Video Transcription Hello, my name is Andrew Flusche.…
  • Jul 29

    [VIDEO] Can the Police Search Your Car Based on Marijuana Odor?

    [VIDEO] Can the Police Search Your Car Based on Marijuana Odor?
    In Virginia the law says that if the officer smells the odor of marijuana, that alone is enough suspicion that there’s marijuana in the vehicle and therefore the officer has the right to search it because your vehicle is a movable…
Rank this Week: 526

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/
  • Jul 31

    Passionate first Lege hearing on Sandra Bland tragedy

    Passionate first Lege hearing on Sandra Bland tragedy
    Last night's Texas House County Affairs Committee hearing on the Sandra Bland episode sounds like it included some dramatic moments and received significant press coverage. (Grits was driving home from Lubbock and couldn't go.) Certainly, it…
  • Jul 30

    Waller Co. DA sets up Sandra Bland investigative panel

    Waller Co. DA sets up Sandra Bland investigative panel
    In an apparent effort to provide independent review of the death of Sandra Bland, Waller County DA Elton Mathis has established a panel of volunteer lawyers to investigate the case.According to Texas Lawyer, the panel of four attorneys only…
  • Jul 28

    A suggestion for 'The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act'

    A suggestion for 'The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act'
    This morning, I received a text from the missus* who suggested that, in 2017, reprised legislation to limit police arresting motorists for Class C misdemeanors should be titled, "The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act." Clever gal. Bud Kennedy…
Rank this Week: 119

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 689

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Will the ABA adopt anti-bias rule in text of 8.4?

    Will the ABA adopt anti-bias rule in text of 8.4?
    As many of our readers know, Model Rule 8.4 has a comment paragraph suggesting that certain discriminatory conduct might be grounds for discipline because it is prejudicial to the administration of justice. An ABA ethics committee is now…
  • Jul 31

    Transactional lawyers as business advisors? (New 7th Circuit opinion)

    Transactional lawyers as business advisors? (New 7th Circuit opinion)
    There's an interesting new case out of the Seventh Circuit, reinstating a legal malpractice case against a transactional firm for an alleged failure to warn the client that it might be dealing with a Ponzi scheme. Worth reading in its...
  • Jul 30

    China's Crackdown on Lawyers: What Should US Law Schools and Law Firms Do?

    China's Crackdown on Lawyers: What Should US Law Schools and Law Firms Do?
    Chinese officials are arresting, detaining, and convicting civil rights and defense lawyers in the country. The Times has an editorial today (July 30) - "the crackdown is undoubtedly intended to crush the 'rights defense' movement, which aims…
Rank this Week: 674

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    A Day in the Life...Community Service from the Perspective of a Resource Coordinator

    A Day in the Life...Community Service from the Perspective of a Resource Coordinator
    Jeffrey Seplowe, BCS Resource Coordinator, in the grey shirtAs a Resource Coordinator I am usually stationed in courtrooms, providing alternative sanction recommendations to judges that include but are not limited to community service, social…
  • Jul 22

    BCS Helps Out Harmony Day

    BCS Helps Out Harmony Day
    Hi everyone,On July 21, BCS participated in the annual Harmony Day Picnic, a success event by NYPD at Van Cortland Park. The goal of Harmony Day is to provide a place for police officers and the community to come together to enjoy a warm day…
  • Jul 15

    BCS Helps Prepare for a Mural on the 177th Street Bridge

    BCS Helps Prepare for a Mural on the 177th Street Bridge
    Preparing for a mural to go up on the 177th Street BridgeOn June 18, 2015, BCS Community Service was invited to participate in the first stages of a graffiti removal/mural project by priming the East 177th Street Bridge, between the Bronx…
Rank this Week: 783

Energy Legal Blog

Energy Legal Blog

Covers clean air/emissions, FERC, natural gas and more. By Bracewell & Giuliani.

http://www.energylegalblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    FERC Fines Columbia Gas $350,000 for Violating Auction Rule

    FERC Fines Columbia Gas $350,000 for Violating Auction Rule
    On July 30, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a stipulation and consent agreement between the FERC Office of Enforcement and Columbia Gas Transmission LLC (Columbia Gas) for violations of Section 4 of Columbia…
  • Jul 30

    EPA Proposes Voluntary Methane Emissions Reduction Program

    EPA Proposes Voluntary Methane Emissions Reduction Program
    As a first step toward curbing methane emissions from existing sources, EPA has released a proposed framework for the Natural Gas Star Methane Challenge Program. EPA is scheduled to propose regulations this summer to reduce methane emissions…
  • Jul 28

    Senate Energy Bill Provisions On Hydro Licensing

    Senate Energy Bill Provisions On Hydro Licensing
    The draft comprehensive energy bill released by Senator Murkowski, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and reflecting her collaboration with Senator Cantwell, the Ranking Member on the Committee, contains a number…
Rank this Week: 326