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Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error
    After securing a $1.2 million verdict for negligence against the test-driver of a vehicle, an injured care salesman will have to endure a second trial. The decision by the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Five in…
  • Jan 22

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability in Auto Accident Case

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability in Auto Accident Case
    While the majority of car accidents are the result of one or more drivers acting carelessly or recklessly, one cannot rule out the possibility of product liability. A determination should be made regarding whether the vehicle’s parts…
  • Jan 20

    Report: Hit-and-Run Crashes Spike in Florida

    Report: Hit-and-Run Crashes Spike in Florida
    Two years ago Cape Coral police responded to a reported crash in which a pedestrian was run over by a Jeep driver, who fled the scene. The walker sustained life-threatening injuries and had to be trauma-alerted to Lee Memorial Hospital, where…
Rank this Week: 543

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/
Rank this Week: 203

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 159

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
Rank this Week: 77

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 24

    Not In My Court, They Don’t

    Not In My Court, They Don’t
    The video of oral argument before the 9th Circuit in Baca v. Adams is making the rounds, and it certainly worth watching for anyone interested in lying prosecutors and what happens to them.  Sidney Powell provides the story at the New…
  • Jan 24

    The Core Mission of a Traffic Stop

    The Core Mission of a Traffic Stop
    At Volokh Conspiracy, Orin Kerr discusses oral argument in the Rodriguez case, which apparently departed from its stated issue (how long after the completion of a traffic stop may a person be detained for the purpose of conducting a dog…
  • Jan 23

    Misnavigation

    Misnavigation
    When Washington State took the leap by establishing the first non-lawyer legal post, the Limited License Legal Technician, it was a huge step forward in providing a lower-tier resource for basic legal advice and services.  Indeed, it…
Rank this Week: 13

Agricultural Law

Agricultural Law

Covers agricultural law, farming, and GM crops.

http://aglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Call for Papers: Current Issues of Agricultural Law in a Global Perspective

    Call for Papers: Current Issues of Agricultural Law in a Global Perspective
    Editor's note: This announcement has been posted on behalf of Andrea Saba, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy. Call for Papers: International Colloquium, Current Issues of Agricultural Law in a Global Perspective, Pisa, Italy, September…
  • Nov 15

    "All I know is that I like to eat kale."

    "All I know is that I like to eat kale."
    NPR's All Things Considered ran a delightful story on the kids at Watkins Elementary in Washington, D.C. Why These Kids Love Kale, (Nov. 14, 2014).There, thanks to Food Prints, a program founded by the program D.C. nonprofit FRESHFARM…
  • Oct 25

    New and Significant Documentary: Food Chain

    New and Significant Documentary: Food Chain
    I am writing this post from LAX, on my way home from the UCLA-Harvard Law School Food Law & Policy Conference.  It was an excellent conference, bringing together food law scholars and policy experts from across the world.  There…
Rank this Week: 675

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/
Rank this Week: 586

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jan 24

    It Is Time to End Tenure at Age 70

    It Is Time to End Tenure at Age 70
    Dan Subotnik (Touro), Untenuring Tenure: A specter haunting the academy today is of an intellectually wizened white male professoriate refusing to step aside for au courant, energetic, ambitious, and of course diverse younger faculty. Part of…
  • Jan 24

    Maine Governor Proposes Taxing Large Charitie

    Maine Governor Proposes Taxing Large Charitie
    Wall Street Journal, Maine Gov. LePage Wants to Tax Big Nonprofits: A sweeping proposal to cut taxes for Maine families and businesses could upend one of the most widely accepted practices in the country: the property-tax exemption for…
  • Jan 24

    Houston Hosts Moot Court National Championship This Weekend

    Houston Hosts Moot Court National Championship This Weekend
    The University of Houston Law Center hosts the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship this weekend. The sixteen law schools with the most highly ranked moot court programs are competing over an international tax problem.
Rank this Week: 89

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: 8

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
Rank this Week: 221

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jan 24

    Save The Drama For Your Mama

    Save The Drama For Your Mama
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 24

    Bringing Lollipop To Galaxy Note 4

    Bringing Lollipop To Galaxy Note 4
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 23

    Google Becoming A Wireless Carrier? Just Say No.

    Google Becoming A Wireless Carrier? Just Say No.
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 303

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Jan 24

    Auto sector sees dramatic rise in worldwide patent acquisition

    Auto sector sees dramatic rise in worldwide patent acquisition
    In terms of what’s being invented by major innovators in the automotive industry, it seems that the vast majority of the increase in patenting activities among all carmakers can be attributed to propulsion systems. The number of patents…
  • Jan 24

    Every invention starts with an idea

    Every invention starts with an idea
    The truth is you cannot patent or protect an idea or a concept. However, it is also an undeniable truth that all inventions start with an idea, but an idea is not something that can be protected by any form of intellectual property…
  • Jan 23

    Is American auto innovation in decline?

    Is American auto innovation in decline?
    Based on our own independent research conducted using the Innography patent analytics application, the state of American innovation in automobile manufacturing may not be as bleak as suggested by the Thompson Reuter's study, but there is no…
Rank this Week: 508

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 24

    FEDERAL COURT PERMANENTLY BLOCKS DISCRIMINATORY ARIZONA BAN ON DRIVERS LICENSES FOR IMMIGRANT YOUTH

    FEDERAL COURT PERMANENTLY BLOCKS DISCRIMINATORY ARIZONA BAN ON DRIVERS LICENSES FOR IMMIGRANT YOUTH
    Earlier this week, a federal district court judge in Arizona permanently blocked a ban on drivers' licenses for immigrant youth ordered by Governor Jan Brewer. The ruling is the latest in a series of victories for DREAMers in Arizona Dream...
  • Jan 24

    UC Berkeley Plans to Build a Global Campus, 10 Miles From Home

    UC Berkeley Plans to Build a Global Campus, 10 Miles From Home
    As reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the University of California at Berkeley plans to open a global campus. Under the plan, partner universities from around the world would set up shop at a new outpost just 10 miles...
  • Jan 23

    Changing Patterns in U.S. Immigration and Population

    Changing Patterns in U.S. Immigration and Population
    The U.S. Census Bureau projects that net international migration to the United States will become the primary driver of the nation’s population growth between 2027 and 2038. This brief examines current population trends among the foreign-…
Rank this Week: 225

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jan 24

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Force of Law" by Schauer

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Force of Law" by Schauer
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Force of Law by Frederick Schauer. Here is a description: Many legal theorists maintain that laws are effective because we internalize them, obeying even when not compelled to do so. In a comprehensive…
  • Jan 24

    Download of the Week: "Original Meaning & the Precedent Fallback" by Kozel

    Download of the Week: "Original Meaning & the Precedent Fallback" by Kozel
    Randy J. Kozel (Notre Dame Law School) has posted Original Meaning and the Precedent Fallback (Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is longstanding tension between originalism and judicial…
  • Jan 23

    Kasner on National Security Leaks & Constitutional Duty

    Kasner on National Security Leaks & Constitutional Duty
    Alexander J. Kasner (Stanford Law School) has posted National Security Leaks and Constitutional Duty (Stanford Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Edward Snowden’s disclosure of national security information is…
Rank this Week: 75

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jan 24

    Delaware Supreme Court Holds That Revlon Does Not Require Active Market Check

    Delaware Supreme Court Holds That Revlon Does Not Require Active Market Check
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Jason M. Halper, partner in the Securities Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement Practice Group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and is based on an Orrick publication by Mr.…
  • Jan 23

    Director Tenure: A Solution in Search of a Problem

    Director Tenure: A Solution in Search of a Problem
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Scott C. Herlihy, partner in the Corporate Department at Latham & Watkins LLP, and is based on an article by Mr. Herlihy, Steven B. Stokdyk, and Joel H. Trotter that originally appeared…
  • Jan 23

    REIT and Real Estate M&A in 2015

    REIT and Real Estate M&A in 2015
    Editor's Note: Adam Emmerich is a partner in the corporate department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters. This post is based on a Wachtell Lipton firm memorandum by…
Rank this Week: 152

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: 29

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    DESI VI Workshop on Machine Learning in E-Discovery & Information Governance

    DESI VI Workshop on Machine Learning in E-Discovery & Information Governance
    Organizing Committee:Jason R. Baron, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; University of MarylandJack G. Conrad, Thomson ReutersAmanda Jones, H5Dave Lewis, David D. Lewis ConsultingDouglas W. Oard, University of MarylandPurpose: The DESI VI…
  • Jan 23

    What CENTCOM Can Teach You About Cloud Security

    What CENTCOM Can Teach You About Cloud Security
    By Sekhar SarukkaiIndividuals calling themselves the “CyberCaliphate” hacked into the Twitter feed for the U.S. military’s Central Command last week, and for 40 minutes posted photos, links, and videos before the account was…
  • Jan 22

    Podcast: The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery

    Podcast: The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery
    By Sharon Nelson, John Simek and Guest Jason BaronIn this episode of Digital Detectives, Sharon Nelson and John Simek interview Jason Baron about information governance, dark data, open government, and his role in The…
Rank this Week: 27

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 24

    “Three Strike Plan”

    “Three Strike Plan”
    KLTV had an article on Texas lawmaker Charles Schwertner who is pressing lawmakers to enact a more stringent policy towards nursing homes with established violations of abuse and neglect. Senator Schwertner has proposed legislation that,…
  • Jan 23

    Canadian Study on Use of Anti-psychotic

    Canadian Study on Use of Anti-psychotic
    The Star of Ontario conducted an investigation into the usage of potentially lethal pharmaceutical drugs. According to the survey, some doctors are continuing to use the dangerous drugs, despite the fact that many of them come with a…
  • Jan 22

    Video Catches Rapist

    Video Catches Rapist
    The New York Daily News reported Laszlo Molnar, the owner of AA Adult Family Home nursing facility has been charged with second degree rape.  He is accused of sexually exploiting an 83 year old dementia patient within his own…
Rank this Week: 139

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jan 24

    Circuit Split Over Section 10(b) Claims for Failures to Disclose

    Circuit Split Over Section 10(b) Claims for Failures to Disclose
    The Second Circuit just split from the Ninth in Stratte-Mcclure v. Stanley, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 428 (2d Cir. N.Y. Jan. 12, 2015) regarding whether a company violates Section 10(b) - and is subject to private lawsuits - for failure...
  • Jan 23

    Social Enterprise Resources Updated - January 2015

    Social Enterprise Resources Updated - January 2015
    I recently updated my research chart entitled Corporate Forms of Social Enterprise: Comparing the State Statutes. Always open to suggestions on how to improve the chart. As the number of corporation-based social enterprise state statutes has…
  • Jan 22

    Disruption in Dublin

    Disruption in Dublin
    I have just returned from Dublin, which may be one of my new favorite cities. For the fifth year in a row, I have had the pleasure of participating as a mentor in the LawWithoutWalls (“LWOW”) program run by University...
Rank this Week: 161

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
Rank this Week: 12

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jan 24

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO HOLD

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO HOLD
    From the Press Release: WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a joint public workshop, Examining Health Care Competition, on Feb. 24 and 25, 2015, in the Constitution Center Auditorium…
  • Jan 23

    Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewership

    Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewership
    Attila Ambrus (Duke University), Emilio Calvano (CSEF, Universita di Napoli Federico II), and Markus Reisinger (Otto Beisheim School of Management) Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping…
  • Jan 23

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions January Issue

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions January Issue
    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions The new EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions came into force on Christmas Day, with a promise of wide-spread effects. It's designed to increase the ability of…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Jan 24

    Court of Appeal upholds Birss J in Rihanna's Case

    Court of Appeal upholds Birss J in Rihanna's Case
    Topshop, Leeds Photo Wikipedia In Fenty and Others v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd and another  [2013] EWHC 2310 (Ch), [2013] WLR(D) 310 Mr Justice Birss gave judgment to Robyn Rihanna Fenty (better known as Rihanna) and her…
  • Jan 21

    Car Wars: Enterprise and Europcar

    Car Wars: Enterprise and Europcar
    The Rival Logos: Enterprise's to the left and Europcar's to the right In Enterprise Holdings, Inc v Europcar Group UK Ltd and another [2015] EWHC 17 (Ch) (13 Jan 2015) Enterprise Holdings Inc. ("Enterprise") sued Europcar UK…
  • Jan 12

    Patents: the Difficulties of Designing Around a Patent: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment Inc v British Telecommunications Plc #2

    Patents: the Difficulties of Designing Around a Patent: Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment Inc v British Telecommunications Plc #2
    In Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment Inc v British Telecommunications Plc [2013] EWHC 3768 (Pat) (3 Dec 2013) the claimant sued the defendant telecommunications company for infringing two of its European patents: EP 2,259,495…
Rank this Week: 881

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: 95

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jan 24

    Weekend Roundup: January 17-23, 2015

    Weekend Roundup: January 17-23, 2015
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen This week on Opinio Juris, we hosted a symposium on International Law as Behavior, following a workshop at the University of Georgia in late 2014. Elena Baylis discussed the methodological, theoretical and…
  • Jan 22

    No, Going to the ICC Is Not “Lawfare” by Palestine

    No, Going to the ICC Is Not “Lawfare” by Palestine
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Just Security has published two long guest posts (here and here) on the ICC and Palestine by Nimrod Karin, a J.S.D. candidate at New York University School of Law who was previously Deputy Legal…
  • Jan 22

    Does President Obama Need Congress’s Approval to Sign a Nuclear Deal with Iran? Can Congress Force Him to Get Their Approval?

    Does President Obama Need Congress’s Approval to Sign a Nuclear Deal with Iran? Can Congress Force Him to Get Their Approval?
    by Julian Ku The fight between President Obama and Congress over Cuba policy is nothing compared the brewing struggle over a U.S.-Iran agreement over Iran's nuclear program. I noticed this little foreign affairs law nugget today from the…
Rank this Week: 305

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Gun Violence and Youth

    Gun Violence and Youth
    A recent report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) reveals that guns will kill more Americans under 25 than cars in 2015. As The Economist recently reported, There are about 320m people in the United States, and nearly as many…
  • Jan 23

    January 23, 1964 – The U.S. Ratifies the 24th Amendment to the Constitution, Ending the Poll Tax

    January 23, 1964 – The U.S. Ratifies the 24th Amendment to the Constitution, Ending the Poll Tax
    On this day in history, the 24th Amendment to the US Constitution, eliminating the poll tax in federal elections, was ratified. Many Southern states adopted a poll tax in the late 1800s as part of “Jim Crow laws” to counter the…
  • Jan 21

    Review of “A Chain of Thunder“ by Jeff Shaara

    Review of “A Chain of Thunder“ by Jeff Shaara
    This fictionalized account of the 1863 Civil War Siege of Vicksburg has good and bad points. On the good side, well, it’s the Civil War. You’ve got such great characters in Grant and Sherman, and Vicksburg was a truly momentous…
Rank this Week: 608

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jan 23

    Study Suggests Country-of-Origin Labeling Has Not Hurt U.S. Meat Import

    Study Suggests Country-of-Origin Labeling Has Not Hurt U.S. Meat Import
    Mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) has not impaired meat exports to the U.S., says Auburn University professor Robert Taylor. In new analysis of COOL’s impact released Thursday, he wrote that, “COOL has not had a…
  • Jan 23

    CDC: 115-Case Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Bean Sprouts is Officially Over

    CDC: 115-Case Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Bean Sprouts is Officially Over
    The Salmonella outbreak connected to bean sprouts that caused at least 115 illnesses in 12 Northeast states has been declared over, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least 29 patients were…
  • Jan 23

    IN Firm Recalls Raw Frozen Pet Food for Possible Listeria Contamination

    IN Firm Recalls Raw Frozen Pet Food for Possible Listeria Contamination
    J.J. Fuds Inc. of Valparaiso, IN, is recalling a select lot and product of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled product was distributed…
Rank this Week: 74

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 137

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Via the Canadian Legal History Blog: The Canadian Law and Society Association invites submissions for its annual Graduate Student Essay Prize. From In Custodia Legis: Coverage of Ruth Mazo Carras's lecture on "Law in the Lives of…
  • Jan 22

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Spring 2015 Speaker Serie

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Spring 2015 Speaker Serie
    The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley, has announced the Spring 2015 lineup for its speaker series. Below are items of potential interest to LHB readers: The Center for the Study of Law and…
  • Jan 22

    Mehrotra, "Reviving Fiscal Citizenship" (Reviewing Zelenak, "Learning to Love Form 1040")

    Mehrotra, "Reviving Fiscal Citizenship" (Reviewing Zelenak, "Learning to Love Form 1040")
    Former LHB guest blogger Ajah Mehrotra (Indiana University Maurer School of Law) has posted a new essay: "Reviving Fiscal Citizenship," Michigan Law Review (forthcoming). It is a historically informed review of Learning to Love Form 1040:…
Rank this Week: 80

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jan 23

    Yeah, Border Patrol Will Never Notice This!

    Yeah, Border Patrol Will Never Notice This!
    To call this pair “smugglers” would raise the ire of smugglers everywhere.  As reported by North Country Now (Potsdam, New York): Two Canadians were charged with possession of 75 pounds of marijuana Thursday and jailed on…
  • Jan 22

    Um, That Will NOT Get You Into The Mile High Club. You’ll Have To Come Up With Another Name For Your Club.

    Um, That Will NOT Get You Into The Mile High Club. You’ll Have To Come Up With Another Name For Your Club.
    Hey, just like homeowners associations, all clubs have rules. The Mile High Club is no exception, and this mischievousness doesn’t cut the mustard. As reported by The Prince George Citizen (Halifax, Nova Scotia): A flight attendant told…
  • Jan 21

    Yeah, Nobody Does. But Still, You Might Want To Read Those Homeowners Association Rules!

    Yeah, Nobody Does. But Still, You Might Want To Read Those Homeowners Association Rules!
    Yes, some people want rules in their neighborhood.  And that’s why some people move into condos or neighborhoods governed by homeowners associations. But there are some really stupid rules – like this one! And some of you…
Rank this Week: 56

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jan 23

    In the new

    In the new
    I've long been a fan of using a stylus to take handwritten notes on the iPad. There are a lot of nice styluses on the market, and I've tried a ton of them, but in my opinion there is still...
  • Jan 20

    Review: Disney World apps -- maps, FastPass, wait times and dining information on your iPhone

    Review: Disney World apps -- maps, FastPass, wait times and dining information on your iPhone
    To take advantage of the recent three-day weekend, my family went to Disney World along with some other members of our extended family. I also went to Disney World in 2014, and after that trip I wrote about all of...
  • Jan 15

    In the new

    In the new
    WestlawNext is one of the most useful law-related apps on my iPad, and I also appreciate WestlawNext being a sponsor of iPhone J.D. Whether it is on the iPad or the computer, WestlawNext is better than the former version of...
Rank this Week: 530

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jan 23

    American Football | beIN SPORTS EN

    American Football | beIN SPORTS EN
    The NFL released a statement on Friday acknowledging there is an ongoing investigation into the use of under-inflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game. via www.en.beinsports.net Perhaps what happened is the balls were inflated to…
  • Jan 23

    Tim Busch: Teaching Capitalism to Catholics - WSJ

    Tim Busch: Teaching Capitalism to Catholics - WSJ
    The dean of the Catholic University of America’s School of Business and Economics recently approached me with an idea: A research and educational program focused on the compatibility of capitalism and Catholicism. On Thursday the…
  • Jan 23

    The ‘American Sniper’ Freakout | The Weekly Standard

    The ‘American Sniper’ Freakout | The Weekly Standard
    The left has tried to avoid the anti-American stain it acquired in the Vietnam era by making sure to mouth platitudes about supporting the troops while criticizing the war. The reaction to American Sniper seems to suggest this pose is...
Rank this Week: 649

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 462

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Free Tax Preparation Help

    Free Tax Preparation Help
    You can use free tax return preparation help if you meet certain eligibility criteria. There are several reasons why an individual would not be to enlist the services of a paid tax preparer, or prefer to use a no-cost service. Below are the…
  • Jan 16

    Exercise Your Taxpayer Rights This Tax Season

    Exercise Your Taxpayer Rights This Tax Season
    Taxpayers have certain rights when dealing with the IRS. Every taxpayer should be aware of these rights so that they can use them to receive efficient and fair service from the IRS and the tax system. The 10 fundamental rights that every…
  • Jan 9

    Types of Scams You May Face This Tax Season

    Types of Scams You May Face This Tax Season
    Tax season is still a few weeks away, but tax scammers are already active. To protect yourself from scams, it’s good to keep current on methods scammers employ. Some of the top tax scams that you are most likely to encounter this tax…
Rank this Week: 220

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jan 23

    Five indispensable items employers must know about California's Wage Theft Protection Act's Notice to Employee

    Five indispensable items employers must know about California's Wage Theft Protection Act's Notice to Employee
    The Wage Theft Protection act of 2011 added Labor Code section 2810.5 requiring all private California employers to provide a written notice containing specific information to non-exempt employees upon hire. Below are five indispensable…
  • Jan 16

    Five errors that make defending an employment lawsuit harder

    Five errors that make defending an employment lawsuit harder
    In litigation, the following five issues make defending an employment lawsuit much more difficult. 1. No documentation. No matter what type of employment litigation is at issue - wage and hour claims, leave issues, or harassment claims -…
  • Jan 9

    Five New Year's resolutions for California employers in 2015

    Five New Year's resolutions for California employers in 2015
    Happy New Year.  I started the Friday’s Five articles at the beginning of last summer, and the interest in the articles has been astounding, so I appreciate everyone who has read them and provided comments and feedback. If you…
Rank this Week: 962

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Cyanobacteria in space

    Cyanobacteria in space
    From press zoom:--MELiSSA (Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative) is investigating ways of producing food, water and oxygen on long manned space missions with limited supplies. The goal is to support the human exploration of the…
  • Jan 23

    What does the CAFC do to establish clear error? Or is clear error review needed here?

    What does the CAFC do to establish clear error? Or is clear error review needed here?
    As  to the Supreme Court directions in Teva v. Sandoz, the CAFC must review the factual underpinnings of the district court decision for clear error..  Or does it?PatentDocs (Kevin Noonan) described some of the issues in the Supreme…
  • Jan 22

    "No patent practitioner can ever know"?

    "No patent practitioner can ever know"?
    Kevin Noonan at PatentDocs has an interesting post on Teva v. Sandoz which includes the text:The moral:  no patent practitioner can ever know what terms must be expressly defined, and the only alternative is to accept a "zone of…
Rank this Week: 92

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 23

    Colo. Wannabe Terror Teen Sentenced to Four Year

    Colo. Wannabe Terror Teen Sentenced to Four Year
    Shannon Conley, a 19 year old from Arvada, CO was sentenced to four years in federal prison today. She actually caught a big break. Had she not agreed to cooperate and plead guilty, for which the feds agreed to let her plead to the…
  • Jan 23

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Joseph Sledge of North Carolina has been released from prison after serving 37 years for murder. DNA proved he didn't do it, according to the three judge panel that heard the evidence. Sledge is the eighth person exonerated after the…
  • Jan 23

    Tsarnaev Trial Start Delayed, New Battle Over Venue

    Tsarnaev Trial Start Delayed, New Battle Over Venue
    Dzhokhar Tsarnav's defense team filed a third motion to change venue yesterday. They provided a lot of statistics and quotes from the voir dire process so far to show Tsarnaev cannot get a fair trial in Boston. In the filing Thursday,…
Rank this Week: 5

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Jan 23

    Court to rule on lethal-injection protocol

    Court to rule on lethal-injection protocol
    The Supreme Court agreed on Friday afternoon to hear the appeal of three Oklahoma death-row inmates who are challenging the three-drug protocol the state now uses for executions.  The Court on January 15 had refused, by a five-to-four…
  • Jan 23

    This week’s argument audio

    This week’s argument audio
    Oyez has posted audio recordings of this week’s oral arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v.…
Rank this Week: 18

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 211

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/
  • Jan 23

    Shockingly, They Are Hypocrites – Just Like Everyone Else

    Shockingly, They Are Hypocrites – Just Like Everyone Else
    As Germany vs. Greece, and Germany vs. the EU Southern and Western edges, heats up yet again, some important historical context, over at Spiegel.
  • Jan 23

    Businesses Need Certainty; Distressed Businesses Need It Even More

    Businesses Need Certainty; Distressed Businesses Need It Even More
    The general counsel of a financially distressed company calls you. She of course clearly states that her company does not need to file a chapter 11 case, but she is curious to understand how a chapter 11 case might work...
  • Jan 22

    Let’s Not Just Create Jobs, Let’s Save Them, Too

    Let’s Not Just Create Jobs, Let’s Save Them, Too
    In his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, President Obama talked a lot about job creation. I am all for growing the economy and creating more U.S. jobs, but I also am for saving jobs and keeping people employed...
Rank this Week: 509

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children
    All but four states in the nation have laws on the books that increase penalties for people who drive DUI while transporting children. In California, police recently arrested a man named Joel Feseer for precisely this crime and hit him with…
  • Jan 21

    Kentucky State Senator Begs Press for Special Treatment After DUI

    Kentucky State Senator Begs Press for Special Treatment After DUI
    As Los Angeles DUI attorneys can attest, some CEOs, politicians and celebrities really do feel entitled to special treatment in the legal system, even though the law strives to treat everyone equally. Long-time Kentucky Congressman Brandon…
  • Jan 19

    Los Angeles DUI Community Takes Note: Man Facing Two Felonies After Hit and Run Death in West Covina

    Los Angeles DUI Community Takes Note: Man Facing Two Felonies After Hit and Run Death in West Covina
    A felony Los Angeles DUI hit and run resulted in the recent death of a young woman in West Covina, horrifying the community and motivating a public cry for justice. On December 30, a man named Raymond Alvarado fled from the scene of a crash…
Rank this Week: 656

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jan 23

    Great Article on Cutting Costs and Resolving the Law School Crisi

    Great Article on Cutting Costs and Resolving the Law School Crisi
    Over at TaxProfBlog, I found the abstract of a great new article by Jay Sterling Silver of St. Thomas: Pedagogically Sound Cuts, Tighter (Not Looser) Accreditation Standards, and a Well-oiled Doomsday Machine: The Responsible Way Out of the…
  • Jan 23

    UBC Law Receives C$30 Million Naming Gift

    UBC Law Receives C$30 Million Naming Gift
    The University of British Columbia Faculty of Law received a C$30 million gift from alum Peter Allard and will rename the school the Peter A. Allard School of Law.
  • Jan 23

    Jonathan Ocko

    Jonathan Ocko
    I am shocked and saddened to hear that my friend Jonathan Ocko passed away suddenly yesterday. Jonathan was a professor of history at North Carolina State University, where he specialized in Chinese legal history. We worked together for many…
Rank this Week: 567

Boalt Bulletin Board

Boalt Bulletin Board

An online forum for non-event announcements. From Berkeley Law.

http://bbb.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jan 23

    Farella Braun + Martel 1L Diversity Scholarship

    Farella Braun + Martel 1L Diversity Scholarship
    As part of Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s continued commitment to diversity in the legal profession, the firm has awarded Diversity Scholarships for the past 14 years to support outstanding, diverse Bay Area law students. Applicants must…
  • Jan 16

    January 31 Deadline: Robbins Award

    January 31 Deadline: Robbins Award
    The Robbins Collection invites enrolled Berkeley Law 2L and 3L J.D. students to submit their unpublished research papers on comparative law or legal history for this competition. Authors of the three top papers will receive awards of, each…
  • Jan 13

    FDA and Drug Development Course at the School of Public Health

    FDA and Drug Development Course at the School of Public Health
    The following Public Health course welcomes Law students. NOTE: 2L and 3L JD Students: If you want these non-Law units to count towards your law degree, please be sure to fill out an Academic Rules Petition. LLM Students: These non-Law units…
Rank this Week: 614

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 258

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Plymouth, MA Woman Injured In Big Rig Truck Accident Involving Detached Trailer

    Plymouth, MA Woman Injured In Big Rig Truck Accident Involving Detached Trailer
    A Plymouth, Massachusetts woman now has to undergo physical therapy after she was involved in a truck accident involving a runaway trailer. Patricia Jordan was driving an SUV when the trailer, which had detached from the truck after the…
  • Jan 16

    Rider Sustains Leg Injury in Framingham, MA Bicycle Accident

    Rider Sustains Leg Injury in Framingham, MA Bicycle Accident
    A male bicyclist sustained a serious injury to his leg when he was involved in a Framingham, MA traffic crash with a car. Police said that after the vehicle struck the rider he was thrown onto the car’s hood and windshield before…
  • Jan 9

    More Than A Dozen Hospitalized After Plymouth, MA Bus Accident

    More Than A Dozen Hospitalized After Plymouth, MA Bus Accident
    15 Plymouth elementary school students were transported to a local hospital after being involved in a school bus accident late yesterday afternoon. The West Elementary School bus was involved in the crash with a small sedan (which suffered…
Rank this Week: 999

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 7