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Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 38

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    China Employees and Independent Contractors: The O2O Business Carve-Out

    China Employees and Independent Contractors: The O2O Business Carve-Out
    Despite the many risks, our China lawyers still see far too many foreign companies engage in pointless gyrations to convince themselves that their relationship with their China “agent” or “independent contractor” or…
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China
    Hiring a foreigner in China usually requires all of the following be true: The candidate is in good health and over the age of 18 The candidate possesses the skills and work experience required for the job The candidate has no criminal record…
  • Sep 23

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
Rank this Week: 29

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
  • Sep 25

    Standing Rock Rant

    Standing Rock Rant
    A bit of a rant: Though the protest at Standing Rock is arguably outside of the scope of poverty law, I want to briefly write about it as well as provide links to more information about the protest.  I think … Continue reading…
  • Sep 23

    New Book: “The Politics of Staying Put: Condo Conversion and Tenant Right-to-Buy in Washington, DC”

    New Book: “The Politics of Staying Put: Condo Conversion and Tenant Right-to-Buy in Washington, DC”
    New Book: Carolyn Gallaher, The Politics of Staying Put: Condo Conversion and Tenant Right-to-Buy in Washington, DC (Temple Univ. Press, 2016).
  • Sep 23

    Free Online Poverty Course from Stanford

    Free Online Poverty Course from Stanford
    Free Online Poverty Course from Stanford: America’s Poverty Course. About This Course It’s a special moment in U.S. history in which income inequality has reached unprecedented levels, poverty remains extreme, and racial and…
Rank this Week: 860

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Sep 25

    Holiday Motor Corp. v. Walters – Product Liability in Convertible Rollover

    Holiday Motor Corp. v. Walters – Product Liability in Convertible Rollover
    The Virginia Supreme Court reversed a $20 million product liability verdict favoring a woman seriously injured when her Mazda convertible rolled over. Justices ruled trial court abused discretion in allowing plaintiff’s expert…
  • Sep 24

    Bicycle Helmet Recalls Highlight Head Injury Risk

    Bicycle Helmet Recalls Highlight Head Injury Risk
    When you purchase a bicycle helmet, you are making a commitment to safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 818 bicyclists died on U.S. roads last year – an increase of more than 12 percent – the…
  • Sep 23

    Burger King Corp. v. Lastre-Torres – Third-Party Liability for Work Injury

    Burger King Corp. v. Lastre-Torres – Third-Party Liability for Work Injury
    Florida’s 3rd District Court of Appeal affirmed a recent judgement in favor of an injured worker who prevailed in a third-party lawsuit against a large fast-food chain after suffering an eye injury while cleaning equipment in the…
Rank this Week: 694

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso
    Source: Lowy Interpreter (23 September 2016)http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2016/09/23/Australia-should-take-a-stand-on-Veloso.aspxIn April last year, Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were among eight people executed by firing…
  • Sep 22

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan
    Source: South China Morning Post (21 September 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2021350/calls-abolish-death-penalty-grow-louder-japanJapan’s use of the death penalty is expected to come under unprecedented domestic…
  • Sep 19

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report
    Source: GMA (16 September 2016)http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/581647/news/pinoyabroad/widodo-clarifies-duterte-statement-on-mary-jane-veloso-reportIndonesian President Joko Widodo has clarified his earlier statement on President Rodrigo…
Rank this Week: 650

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 25

    Foreign Students and Class Participation

    Foreign Students and Class Participation
    Many of our law schools have exchange or L.L.M. foreign students enrolled in our courses. Our educational system (both undergraduate and legal) is very different from the educational backgrounds of many of these students. Adapting to the U.S.…
  • Sep 24

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching
    Hat tip to Dr. Victoria Sutton, Texas Tech Law's Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, for alerting me to the collection of videos from the Igniting Law Teaching conference in 2015 found on the Legal Ed web pages. You...
  • Sep 23

    Help

    Help
    I have reached the age where I have a lot of "back in my day" thoughts. EDM makes my head hurt. Modern movies are terrible. I hate how connected people are with phones. I hate ball parks named after corporations....
Rank this Week: 846

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 25

    Chased Away

    Chased Away
    The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, because she doesn’t suck as bad as Trump of “her intellect, experience and courage.”  Lionel Shriver explains why it falls on deaf ears.* Midway through my…
  • Sep 25

    Until The Pepper Spray

    Until The Pepper Spray
    It appeared to be an outrageous story. Cops beating a 15-year-old girl who may have been hurt in an accident with a car, but refused treatment. So they beat her, arrested her, pepper sprayed her. Outrageous! Except the story told wasn’t…
  • Sep 24

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t
    William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP, is certainly positioned well to address what is happening in Charlotte following the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.  It’s no surprise, therefore, that the New York Times has…
Rank this Week: 113

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

Covers animal law and animal rights. By Gary L. Francione.

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
  • Sep 25

    The Animal Rights Movement: Moving Backward

    The Animal Rights Movement: Moving Backward
    Here is a video of the talk I gave at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada, on August 12, 2016: ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about nonviolence to other…
  • Sep 11

    Essay on Domestication and Pet Ownership

    Essay on Domestication and Pet Ownership
    Our essay on domestication and pet ownership was published by Aeon. It’s generated quite a bit of controversy, including being the subject of a comment by Wesley Smith in the The National Review. ********** If you are not vegan, please…
  • Sep 7

    A Plea To Feminists Who Are Vegetarian But Who Still Consume Dairy or Egg

    A Plea To Feminists Who Are Vegetarian But Who Still Consume Dairy or Egg
    Please rethink your position. Dairy products represent a fundamental violation of the rights of nonhumans. Dairy is not morally distinguishable from meat. Indeed, dairy represents a violation of rights that should be of great concern to…
Rank this Week: 909

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Sep 25

    Nursing Home Employees Arrested for Humiliating Photo

    Nursing Home Employees Arrested for Humiliating Photo
    CNYCentral reported the arrest of four nursing home employees for taking pictures of elderly residents in humiliating poses, demeaning to the residents.  Mathew Reynolds and Angel Rood, both working at Pontiac Nursing home in…
  • Sep 24

    Breach of Trust

    Breach of Trust
    Fox4KC reported the arrest of nursing home employee Angela Kreps who is accused of stealing thousands from a cancer victim. Kreps was director of social services at the Maple Wood Care Center.  Kreps used her position at…
  • Sep 23

    Choking Death

    Choking Death
    The Star Tribune reported that the Minnesota Department of Health said the Gardens at Cannon Falls “did not have an adequate system to ensure cognitively impaired residents on [liquid] diets were adequately supervised.” Nursing…
Rank this Week: 83

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 25

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research
    One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal. Green v. Alberta Teachers’…
  • Sep 25

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Sep 23

    How Branding Works (And Why Law Firms Should Care)

    How Branding Works (And Why Law Firms Should Care)
    In the olden days we weren’t allowed to say the M word (marketing) within 50 meters of a law firm because it was considered too unprofessional and trendy. Now, Partners throw around the B word (branding) like there’s no tomorrow!…
Rank this Week: 190

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    California Seatbelt Campaign

    California Seatbelt Campaign
    California Seatbelt Campaign California Seatbelt Campaign California Seatbelt Campaign I'm Ed Smith, a Modesto auto accident attorney. It only takes two seconds to put on a seatbelt and those two seconds could save your life. The Law…
  • Sep 25

    South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured

    South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured
    South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured I’m Ed Smith, a South Lake Tahoe personal injury lawyer. One person passed away and approximately four others…
  • Sep 25

    Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydiver

    Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydiver
    Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydivers Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydivers Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydivers I'm Ed Smith, a Lodi Personal Injury Lawyer. A first-time skydiver was embarking on an adventure through the skies.…
Rank this Week: 143

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 959

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Sunday Review Roundup

    Sunday Review Roundup
    Fan of Marx? Hitler? Just need more information?  Check out these book reviews.In The Guardian, Richard Norton-Taylor reviews Susan Williams’s Spies in the Congo, which describes American activities in the Shinkolobwe uranium mine…
  • Sep 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Last Thursday, the Icesi Law School in Cali, Colombia, held a conference to commemorate twenty-five years of the Constitution of Colombia (right). Forthcoming in December from Carolina Academic Press: The Death Penalty as Torture: From the…
  • Sep 22

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"
    I'm very pleased to announce that Jefferson Decker, an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University, has published The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American…
Rank this Week: 280

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law
    Since Texas A&M University School of Law acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid…
  • Sep 22

    Security Council Adopts Resolution 2309 on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Act

    Security Council Adopts Resolution 2309 on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Act
    The global aviation system is of vital importance to economic development and prosperity, and all States must strengthen, both individually and collectively, aviation security measures, in order to secure a stable and peaceful global…
  • Sep 22

    Professor Anastasia Telesetsky Promoted at University of Idaho College of Law

    Professor Anastasia Telesetsky Promoted at University of Idaho College of Law
    The University of Idaho College of Law announced the promotion of Professor Anastasia Telesetsky to Professor of Law. She holds a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and an LL.M. from the University of British Columbia. She…
Rank this Week: 41

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law
    Since Texas A&M University School of Law acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid…
  • Sep 24

    Nominations for 2017 AALS Section Award

    Nominations for 2017 AALS Section Award
    The Awards Committee for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research is pleased to solicit nominations for the 2017 Section Award. This prestigious award recognizes an individual who has made a…
  • Sep 23

    Stupid Bluebook Rule

    Stupid Bluebook Rule
    The 20th edition of the Bluebook requires a citation to a Restatement to include "American Law Institute" in the parenthetical with the year of publication. For example: Restatement (Third) of Unfair Competition § 3 (Am. Law Inst.…
Rank this Week: 847

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia E. coli Outbreak

    Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia E. coli Outbreak
    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. col iO157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and... Continue Reading
  • Sep 17

    Finding E. coli at Memo’

    Finding E. coli at Memo’
    KOMO TV 4 reports that public health officials say they are investigating two cases of E. coli associated with Memo’s Mexican Food in the University District. One person, a King County... Continue Reading
  • Sep 10

    E. coli in Seattle

    E. coli in Seattle
    Seattle King County Public Health is investigating a cluster of five E. coli infections caused by Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (also called STEC) associated with Matador restaurant in Ballard. Four people ate on 8/14…
Rank this Week: 117

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak
    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...…
  • Sep 23

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee
    News Channel 5 reports that Tennessee state health officials investigated a Salmonella food poisoning outbreak that sickened potentially dozens of people in Middle Tennessee. The Salmonella illnesses emerged after a... Continue Reading
  • Sep 23

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak
    The Pueblo City-County Health Department, El Paso County Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are jointly investigating an ongoing outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 178

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Turner @christor on Perceiving Law

    Turner @christor on Perceiving Law
    Christian Turner, University of Georgia Law School, has published Perceiving Law as UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-33. Here is the abstract. The more we examine what is behind our most difficult legal questions, the more puzzling…
  • Sep 23

    Star Trek's Legacy: The EU Takes Note

    Star Trek's Legacy: The EU Takes Note
    The French TV network ARTE (funded by the European Union) has produced a number of tv episodes in honor of Star Trek's 50th anniversary. Each four-minute video has a particular theme (origins, the ST economy, etc.)  Here's a…
  • Sep 21

    Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Call for Paper

    Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Call for Paper
    ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LAW, CULTURE AND THE HUMANITIES - CALL FOR PAPERSWe are pleased to announce that the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities will be held at Stanford Law School…
Rank this Week: 662

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 24

    Narcos' Season 3 to Focus on Cali Cartel

    Narcos' Season 3 to Focus on Cali Cartel
    Pablo Escobar's son lists 28 inaccuracies in Narcos Season 2. Not to be outdone, with Narcos planning of butchering the story of the Cali Cartel next, William Abadia-Rodriguez, son of Cali leader Miguel Rodriguez-Orejuela, has an op-ed in…
  • Sep 24

    Saturday Night Open Thread

    Saturday Night Open Thread
    Charlotte police have released the dash cam video of the shooting of Keith Scott. (No link due to auto-play video -- I can't even find an article without one to know what's in the video, so if you are following the story, use google.) …
  • Sep 24

    NYT Endorses Hillary, Says Trump is Worst in Modern History

    NYT Endorses Hillary, Says Trump is Worst in Modern History
    The New York Times today endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. We will explain in a subsequent editorial why we believe Mr. Trump to be the worst nominee put forward by a major party in modern American history. [More...] After…
Rank this Week: 1

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 48

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun
    It’s estimated that more than 2,000 people die every year in domestic violence incidents in the U.S. Of those who die, more than 70 percent are women and in more than half of all cases, it’s a firearm that is used to carry out the…
  • Sep 20

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”
    Police in Fort Lauderdale recently made a targeted effort to take down an alleged drug trafficking ring in South Middle River near downtown. They launched a six month undercover investigation, dubbed “Operation Bad Karma,” in…
  • Sep 17

    Florida Supreme Court Considers Expert Witness Standard Change

    Florida Supreme Court Considers Expert Witness Standard Change
    Three years ago, Florida legislators passed a controversial bill that affected almost every kind of court case in the system – including criminal cases. The change involved the standard to which expert witnesses are held in court. Their…
Rank this Week: 971

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016
    The surprise of the week is that the majority of the Survivor pool is picking your Miami Dolphins, at home against the Browns.After another scintillating week of picks last week, we confidently take on a difficult week three schedule,…
  • Sep 22

    FIRST DAY OF FALL

    FIRST DAY OF FALL
    Today at 10:21 was the Fall Equinox. No, that is not tumbling to the ground at a local gym. The Fall Equinox,  or Autumnal Equinox, as any robed reader would tell you, is when (other than the polar regions, duh!)…
  • Sep 19

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!
    Wanna get an a-form mailed to you? Scroll down and find out how. The FACDLers have been busy bees lately. They recently received some shocking news: there is gambling going on in this establishment. No, really. Word has slowly…
Rank this Week: 632

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/
  • Sep 24

    [Ilya Somin] Donald Trump’s expanded Supreme Court list changes nothing

    [Ilya Somin] Donald Trump’s expanded Supreme Court list changes nothing
    Utah Senator Mike Lee – one of the people on Trump’s expanded list of possible Supreme Court nominees. On Friday, Donald Trump issued an expanded list of potential Supreme Court nominees, adding ten more names to the list of…
  • Sep 23

    [Eugene Volokh] California repeals ban on use of assembly video for political purpose

    [Eugene Volokh] California repeals ban on use of assembly video for political purpose
    As I mentioned a few months ago, Brad Benbrook, Steve Duvernay and I have been representing the Firearms Policy Coalition in its First Amendment challenge to a curious California statute — California Penal Code § 9026.5, which…
  • Sep 23

    [Ilya Somin] Time to get moving on making it easier for Americans to move

    [Ilya Somin] Time to get moving on making it easier for Americans to move
    A U-Haul moving truck. Historically, migration and “voting with your feet” have been a tremendous boon to the poor and oppressed of the world. It has enabled them to find better employment and housing, increase their welfare in…
Rank this Week: 6

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Racial Harassment of Home Owners Civil Suit Settles With Apology and Undisclosed Monetary Payment

    Racial Harassment of Home Owners Civil Suit Settles With Apology and Undisclosed Monetary Payment
    One specific alleged incident included in the complain happened in 2013 when Calliari allegedly drove past Mobley and Powell walking in the street because their neighborhood does not have sidewalks. Calliari allegedly made a U-turn, pulled up…
  • Sep 20

    Uber Cannot Escape Price Fixing Class Action Through Arbitration Agreement New York Federal Judge Rule

    Uber Cannot Escape Price Fixing Class Action Through Arbitration Agreement New York Federal Judge Rule
    According to Uber, the company's terms of service require all disputes to be settled via arbitration. Arbitration was initially created as a way for companies to settle disputes between themselves without crowding the courts with business…
  • Sep 15

    Uber Class Action Settlement Rejected

    Uber Class Action Settlement Rejected
    Judge Chen also pointed out that the drivers ran a greater risk by pursuing the matter in court than Uber because Uber's employment contract includes an arbitration agreement. If the case makes it to the Ninth Circuit Court, there's a chance…
Rank this Week: 129

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Sep 24

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)
    The University of Milan (Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies) will host on Friday 14 October 2016 (14h00) a conference on “Cross border family litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis recast“.…
  • Sep 22

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen
    Many thanks to Alexia Pato, PhD candidate at the Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, for this piece of news. And my best wishes! Today, blog droit européen officially celebrates the opening of its European and private international…
  • Sep 21

    Comity or Compulsion

    Comity or Compulsion
    On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision reversing a $147.8 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese manufacturers of Vitamin C. The plaintiffs alleged that the Chinese manufacturers…
Rank this Week: 4

Software Intellectual Property…

Software Intellectual Property Report

Covers the places where software intersects the law of intellectual property. By Charles A. Bieneman.

http://swipreport.com/
  • Sep 24

    Federal Circuit Reminder that “Comprising” is Open-Ended in Patent Claim

    Federal Circuit Reminder that “Comprising” is Open-Ended in Patent Claim
    Construing patent a patent claim whose preamble recited an “electrical power distribution plugstrip comprising in combination” a variety of elements listed in the body of the claim, the Federal Circuit overturned a finding of…
  • Sep 18

    What Is a Party’s Burden in Seeking a Determination of Patent-Ineligibility?

    What Is a Party’s Burden in Seeking a Determination of Patent-Ineligibility?
    A court denied a patent infringement defendant’s motion to dismiss under FRCP 12(b)(6); the defendant, alleging that four patents were invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101 for failing to recite patent-eligible matter, failed in its…
  • Sep 15

    Patent Claims to Cellular Network Messaging Survive Summary Judgment

    Patent Claims to Cellular Network Messaging Survive Summary Judgment
    Case:  Comcast Cable Communications, LLC et al. v. Sprint Communications Company L.P., No. 12-859 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 24, 2016). Result: Summary judgment of patent-ineligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 denied (in the course of deciding a…
Rank this Week: 136

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Sep 24

    Being Laid Off And The Right to Stock Option

    Being Laid Off And The Right to Stock Option
    One of the more painful things that happen to employees of start-ups in San Francisco and the rest of Silicon Valley is being laid off shortly before or right before they become eligible for a stock or right before an important vesting…
  • Sep 10

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?
    One common question employees ask is whether they can be fired while on disability leave and whether that would be legal. The reality is that an employer can choose to fire you at any time for any reason, and nothing can physically stop them…
  • Aug 28

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean
    Many employees (and employers) misunderstand what FMLA protection means. They assume that this protection provides them with a certain immunity from being terminated – i.e. that they cannot be terminated while on FMLA leave no…
Rank this Week: 148

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 24

    Thinking about a Career in LAW? Get MORE for LE$$ in the ICC Paralegal Program

    Thinking about a Career in LAW? Get MORE for LE$$ in the ICC Paralegal Program
    If you live in the Illinois Central College District you are already paying for the ability to attend any of our great career or transfer programs.  Other Paralegal programs can't offer what we provide in education, internship…
  • Sep 23

    A part-time clerical assistant needed…

    A part-time clerical assistant needed for general legal office work, such as transcription of letters and pleadings, preparation of email messages, taking telephone messages, scheduling hearings and meetings and…
  • Sep 20

    Paralegal opening

    Paralegal opening
    Peoria health care company seeking paralegal to join legal department.Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:·         Provide advanced support by handling a wide variety of functions supporting…
Rank this Week: 430

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Sep 24

    Venezuela

    Venezuela
    John Dizard has a useful, and clearly written, piece on the lay of the land in this morning's FT. What puzzles me is why PDVSA, the national oil company, has not done a UK scheme of arrangement or a US...
  • Sep 22

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities: Ninth Circuit Update

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities: Ninth Circuit Update
    "But Chapter 9 has awakened, and we do not presume further disputes over its interpretive and practical complexities will remain long at rest." So says a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Deocampo v....
  • Sep 21

    Is It Time for the CFPB to Regulate Retail Bank Employee Compensation?

    Is It Time for the CFPB to Regulate Retail Bank Employee Compensation?
    It doesn't take a genius to figure out that incentive-based compensation like the type featured in Wells Fargo's current and previous consent orders has the potential to encourage fraud and steering of consumers into inappropriate products in…
Rank this Week: 441

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    ABCs of Accounts, Beneficiaries and Court

    ABCs of Accounts, Beneficiaries and Court
    In a recent article in US News and World Reports, Scott Holsopple sets out questions which everyone should ask when planning for what happens when they are no longer alive and handling their financial affairs. One important question is: Does…
  • Sep 17

    More Power for your Power of Attorney

    More Power for your Power of Attorney
    A Power of Attorney allows someone you designate (your agent or attorney in fact) to make decisions for you if you become incapacitated. For this document to be effective, your agent may need to be able to access your medical information.…
  • Sep 10

    Additional IRA Advantage

    Additional IRA Advantage
    Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are an investment tool and need to be taken into account when doing estate planning. It is important to name a beneficiary of an IRA. A spouse is often a beneficiary. A contingent beneficiary should also…
Rank this Week: 720

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Sep 24

    Attorney Involved In ‘Biggest Tax Fraud Prosecution Ever’ Loses Appeal Of Conviction

    Attorney Involved In ‘Biggest Tax Fraud Prosecution Ever’ Loses Appeal Of Conviction
    It was called the "biggest tax fraud prosecution ever." Former attorney Paul Daugerdas, who prosecutors called “the most prolific, pernicious and utterly unrepentant tax cheat in United States history,” lost the appeal of his…
  • Sep 22

    IRS Warns On New Scam Involving Fake Tax Bills & Affordable Care Act

    IRS Warns On New Scam Involving Fake Tax Bills & Affordable Care Act
    New scams are popping up every day. Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and its Security Summit partners issued an alert to taxpayers and tax professionals to be on guard against fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related…
  • Sep 22

    IRS Commissioner Defends Handling Of Tax Exempt Scandal To Congre

    IRS Commissioner Defends Handling Of Tax Exempt Scandal To Congre
    Mistakes were made. That was the takeaway from the House Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday to investigate "the allegations of misconduct and articles of impeachment" filed against Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen.
Rank this Week: 96

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 24

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign
    by Neil H. BuchananLike Professors Colb and Dorf, I write a biweekly column for Justia's Verdict legal commentary website.  Our standard practice is to write an associated Dorf on Law post the same day that a Verdict column is published,…
  • Sep 23

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day
    By William HausdorffWhat image does the US have abroad these crazy days? And do we care? In national elections, people are naturally inwardly focused on what the election may mean for them, their families, and their communities. But as viewed…
  • Sep 22

    Questions for Judge Katzmann

    Questions for Judge Katzmann
    by Michael DorfYesterday, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit--Chief Judge Katzmann, Judge Hall, and Judge Wesley--heard oral arguments here at Cornell Law School rather than in their usual courthouse at Foley Square…
Rank this Week: 252

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/
  • Sep 24

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform
    Meagan Flynn at the Houston Press is right that Texas is ahead of the feds and the rest of the country right now on forensic science reform, but that fact provides cold comfort. As Grits noted in an earlier roundup, this week the president's…
  • Sep 22

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that
    Among the settlement terms leaked to the press in the Sandra Bland case this week was a statement that the Texas Department of Public Safety would provide de-escalation training for current and future troopers.The Houston Chronicle reported…
  • Sep 20

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers' attention while I'm focused elsewhere today:Williamson County to allow citations for pot, DWLIGreat news: Williamson County has decided to let Round Rock police officers issue citations…
Rank this Week: 681

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Sep 24

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient
    Dr DB v. General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 2331 (QB), 23 September 2016, Soole J – read judgment An interesting three-way privacy fight between a GP, a patient who had complained about his treatment by the GP, and the…
  • Sep 22

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law
    Understanding Standing: Post 1 of 3 Recently, we posted on a proposed action against the European Commission, or, more precisely, the action of its president. The applicants’ greatest challenge in those proceedings will be to persuade…
  • Sep 21

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee
    Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and another [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB) – read judgment Under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 those who live together but are not married are not entitled to damages for bereavement. The High…
Rank this Week: 130

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 28

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Appellate Court Holds that Substantive Evidence Required to Prove Neglect Allegation

    Appellate Court Holds that Substantive Evidence Required to Prove Neglect Allegation
    In Re: T.G. a Minor Allegedly Neglected by P.G. – No. NN-20507/15 This matter came to the court on inquest after the respondent failed to appear on three different occasions. The petition alleges that the respondent neglected her child…
  • Aug 15

    Defendant is Charged with Endangered with the Welfare of a Child

    Defendant is Charged with Endangered with the Welfare of a Child
    The Defendant is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, in violation of Penal Law § 260.10(1), and two counts of Public Lewdness, in violation of Penal Law § 245. It is alleged, in sum and substance, that on March 15,…
  • Aug 14

    Deed Claimed Invalid During Divorce Hearing

    Deed Claimed Invalid During Divorce Hearing
    On August 31, 1992, the couple were in the process of buying a home. The husband’s father, a wealthy and successful entrepreneur, decided to help his son, daughter-in-law, and their young children in moving into the home. The…
Rank this Week: 805

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/
Rank this Week: 150

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style
    Cornhusker State insureds (and potential insureds) just lost another opportunity:"Blue Cross drops out of Nebraska's Obamacare marketplace"That leaves just two carriers on the state's Exchange, one of which has a substantial Medicaid presence…
  • Sep 23

    Back to the Future?

    Back to the Future?
    Regular readers will recognize Cornerstone: they've been a great resource for me both professionally and for the blog. Steve Geis, Cornerstone's VP of Employee Benefits, recently penned a really interesting article that was emailed to their…
  • Sep 22

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition
    Our good friend Louise Norris, co-proprietor (along with her husband Jay) of the Colorado Health Insurance Insider blog hosts this week's round-up of health care wonkery. And it's extra special because they're celebrating the blog's 10 year…
Rank this Week: 555

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 733

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 23

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project
    The role of “commentaries” in the shaping of contemporary international law proved a recurring question in the just-concluded morning public plenary of today’s conference, “Humanity’s Common Heritage: 2016…
  • Sep 22

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court
    On 10 September, the African Court and UNESCO convened a seminar on “Strengthening judiciary systems and African Courts to protect the safety of journalists and end impunity” in Arusha, Tanzania. Attended by some 100 participants,…
  • Sep 21

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’
    Invitation ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’ Date: Friday September, 23th 2016 Time: 9.30 am-4 pm (registration at the venue from 8.30) Venue: Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University The…
Rank this Week: 101

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/
  • Sep 23

    Consent Suspension In Louisiana

    Consent Suspension In Louisiana
    The Louisiana Supreme Court accepted a consent suspension of an attorney whose federal suspension was recently affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Respondent and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel submitted a…
  • Sep 23

    Not To Late To Sue

    Not To Late To Sue
    A legal malpractice suit was not time-barred, according to an opinion of the Alaska Supreme Court. A client personally financed the sale of his business corporation. His attorney drafted documents that secured the buyer’s debt with…
  • Sep 23

    Benefit Of The Doubt

    Benefit Of The Doubt
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a 60-day suspension for litigation misconduct that mostly took place in the last century. The events that led to this disciplinary matter are part of an epic and Byzantine saga of litigation in…
Rank this Week: 559

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well over here in Seattle we’re ready to get our typical Fall weekend started: Clouds, falling leaves, and catching up on what we’ve missed during all that Clio coverage. Speaking of, don’t miss this week’s new to the…
  • Sep 20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.
    Before you dig in to our Top 10, make sure to check out our #ClioCloud9 coverage over on LXBN. Now here’s Tuesdays Top 10 in Law Blogs: Federal Court in D.C. Rules Against FEC in Important Disclosure Case – …
  • Sep 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe
    Phew—well as you may have noticed, over on LXBN we’re all Clio all the time. We’ve got some comprehensive conference coverage going, and there’ve been some fascinating speakers. Check it out. And then, read…
Rank this Week: 172

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?
    As Chicago clings to the last vestiges of summer, its lateral market mirrors its favorable conditions.
  • Sep 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16
    * Kim Kardashian wants to go to law school. Maybe she should worry about a Bachelor's degree first. [Daily Caller] * The U.S. is falling behind the international standard for court transparency. [Fix the Court] * The struggles facing…
  • Sep 23

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House
    It wasn't always like this.
Rank this Week: 3

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 33

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Sep 23

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Franziska Roesner Beyonce and Scène à faire, Web tracking over the past 20 years, the new rules for self driving cars, IoT privacy etiquette and more! Download or…
  • Sep 16

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Scot Refsland, Ph.D. Playboy and copyright over web links to its images, do longer tweets change their copyrightability?  YouTube is fixing Content ID, a girl sues parents over…
  • Sep 9

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Star Trek fan films, Fr. Robert Ballecer on the new drone rules from the FAA, security and the Internet of Things, a national park is granted personhood and more! Download…
Rank this Week: 523