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Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
Rank this Week: 708

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: 23

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 3

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!
    Client:  Ade Client Review: Let me start by saying: if you have a debt collection situation (in my case with CACH LLC). LOOK NO LONGER. No one ever wants to be in a situation where they NEED to hire an attorney, but when you need to, Mr.…
  • Jul 2

    Dismissal of Atlantic Credit and Finance Lawsuit

    Dismissal of Atlantic Credit and Finance Lawsuit
    Atlantic Credit and Finance, Inc. hired the debt collection law firm of Pollack & Rosen, P.A. to file a debt collection lawsuit against our client.  Atlantic Credit and Finance claimed that they had bought an old credit card…
  • Jul 1

    Client Prevails Against Cavalry SPV I LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Client Prevails Against Cavalry SPV I LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Plaintiff: Cavalry SPV I LLC Original Creditor: Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L. Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Ms. Dana M. Stern, Esq. and Mr. Jason S. Dragutsky, Esq. Case Outcome:…
Rank this Week: 117

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Warren McCleskey - Maybe Yet

    Warren McCleskey - Maybe Yet
    Monday the Supreme Court issued its opinions (yes, that's intentionally plural) in Glossip v. Gross addressing how Oklahoma gets to go about killing folks.  Writing for 5 of the the Supremes, which is all it takes, Hang 'em…
  • Jul 2

    Inverting Blackstone

    Inverting Blackstone
    It's called the "Blackstone Ratio" after William Blackstone who said it wasbetter that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffer.It is a lovely idea.  One we pay homage to while patting ourselves on the back about the…
  • Jul 1

    The Banality of Samantha Hill

    The Banality of Samantha Hill
    Apparently I was mistaken.I was deeply moved by the families of the victims of the Charleston killings.  I thought it a wondrous thing, not to forget, but to forgive.  To return mercy for hatred.  That's a theme here, of…
Rank this Week: 454

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    On November 5-6, 2015, the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, along with the London Centre for Social Studies, will host a conference on Fighting Femicide: Cultural and Legal Interventions. The conference organizers welcome…
  • Jul 3

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation
    Randall Lesaffer, Tilburg Law School, has posted The Nature and Sources of Europe's Classical Law of Nations:The jurisprudence of the law of nature and nations of the Early-Modern Age holds pride of place in the modern historiography of…
  • Jul 3

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State
    The June 2015 issue of the Journal of American History is a special issue on Historians and the Carceral State, produced in consultation with guest editors Kelly Lytle Hernández, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, and Heather Ann Thompson. From…
Rank this Week: 46

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    New Issue: Asian Journal of International Law

    New Issue: Asian Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the Asian Journal of International Law (Vol. 5, no. 2, July 2015) is out. Contents include:Sundaresh Menon, The Transnational Protection of Private Rights: Issues, Challenges, and Possible Solutions Hisashi Owada,…
  • Jul 3

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2015, no. 4) is out. This is a special issue on "Dealing with Diversity in International Arbitration." The table of contents is here.
  • Jul 3

    Oduntan: International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa

    Oduntan: International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa
    Gbenga Oduntan (Univ. of Kent - Law) has published International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa (Routledge 2015). Here's the abstract: Africa has experienced a number of territorial disputes over land and maritime boundaries, due in part…
Rank this Week: 32

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 3

    Judge Can’t Find Expert On Artificial Vaginas. Case Dismissed. Really.

    Judge Can’t Find Expert On Artificial Vaginas. Case Dismissed. Really.
    If you thought you could find an expert on anything, you would be wrong.  As reported by HurriyetDailyNews.com: A Turkish judge has taken full responsibility in a pornography case while acquitting the investigation’s suspects after…
  • Jul 2

    Worst Shoplifting Explanation Ever?

    Worst Shoplifting Explanation Ever?
    Admittedly there aren’t a lot of plausible explanations for shoplifting. Nevertheless, this one is a real doozy.  As reported by The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, South Carolina): An Orangeburg woman was charged with shoplifting…
  • Jul 1

    My Middle School Teachers Were So Boring!

    My Middle School Teachers Were So Boring!
    The Juice’s middle school teachers were so boring. Such was not the case for a Houston middle schooler. As reported by The Houston Chronicle: A 42-year-old Aldine middle school teacher who allegedly performed a lap dance for a student…
Rank this Week: 209

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/
  • Jul 3

    Hirschl on Comparative Constitutional Law

    Hirschl on Comparative Constitutional Law
    Ran Hirschl (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Introduction: "The C Word" (Ran Hirschl, Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law (Oxford University Press, October 2014)) on SSRN. Here…
  • Jul 3

    McCannon, Asaad, & Wilson on Contracts & Trust

    McCannon, Asaad, & Wilson on Contracts & Trust
    Bryan C. McCannon (West Virginia University & Center for Free Enterprise), Colleen Tokar Asaad (Kent State University - College of Business Administration), & Mark Wilson (Saint Bonaventure University) have posted Contracts and Trust…
  • Jul 3

    Fox on Counterpublic Originalism

    Fox on Counterpublic Originalism
    James W. Fox Jr. (Stetson University - College of Law) has posted Counterpublic Originalism and the Exclusionary Critique (Alabama Law Review, Vol. 67, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article proposes a new form of originalism —…
Rank this Week: 28

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 258

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 3

    PLI Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar

    PLI Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar
    Practising Law Institute (PLI) will be holding a two-day seminar entitled: "Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing" on July 16-17, 2015 in New York, NY, on August 10-11, 2015 in San Francisco, CA, and…
  • Jul 3

    Webinar on Non-Obviousness Post-AIA

    Webinar on Non-Obviousness Post-AIA
    Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Section 103 and Non-Obviousness Post-AIA -- Navigating Timing Changes, Federal Court Treatment, and Secondary Considerations to Meet Patent Validity Requirements" on July 23, 2015…
  • Jul 2

    News from Abroad: Ariosa Diagnostics V Sequenom and Isis Innovation -- A European View

    News from Abroad: Ariosa Diagnostics V Sequenom and Isis Innovation -- A European View
    By Paul Cole* -- The June 12, 2015 decision of the Federal Circuit in the above case has been discussed by Kevin Noonan in his posting of 22 June, but it is believed that the factual and legal background could benefit from further discussion.…
Rank this Week: 172

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jul 3

    Undue Influence Claim Deemed Sufficient To Go To Trial

    Undue Influence Claim Deemed Sufficient To Go To Trial
    Undue influence has always been one of the most difficult claims to prove in an estate contest. New York County Surrogate Nora Anderson has determined in The Matter of Wechsler ,2015 Slip Op 3100 U, that sufficient issues of fact have been…
  • May 14

    Surrogate Court Delays Getting Worse-Maybe It’s Time To Consider Trust

    Surrogate Court Delays Getting Worse-Maybe It’s Time To Consider Trust
    Nassau County Surrogate Edward McCarty III likes to begin his weekly Wednesday calendar call with a folksy chat to the usually packed courtroom. This week, the judge lamented the recent decision of the state to make new staff cuts of court…
  • Apr 19

    Digital Life After Death, A Question For The Future

    Digital Life After Death, A Question For The Future
    Your lawblogger recently attended a seminar given by Evan Carroll, the author of  “Your Digital Afterlife”,  a book speaking to the growing issues that have arisen as our activities on line have continued to branch out…
Rank this Week: 326

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Happy July Fourth

    Happy July Fourth
    In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America,When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and…
  • Jul 3

    NJ Senate Passes Workers' Compensation Collective Bargaining Legislation

    NJ Senate Passes Workers' Compensation Collective Bargaining Legislation
    The NJ Senate passed an historic legislative proposal that will change the way benefits are delivered in work related injuries in NJ. S2447 provides for a collective bargaining arrangement that allows for delivery of benefits without the…
  • Jun 25

    The Path to Federalization: US Supreme Court Again Validates the Affordable Care Act

    The Path to Federalization: US Supreme Court Again Validates the Affordable Care Act
    The US Supreme Court again affirmed the validity of The Affordable Care Act. The Obamacare program, as it has been nicknamed, will continue to lead to a medical delivery program than eventually will have major repercussions on the antiquated…
Rank this Week: 327

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Jul 3

    "U.S. Asks Appeals Court to Rehear Ruling Over Rare 'Double Eagle' Coins"

    "U.S. Asks Appeals Court to Rehear Ruling Over Rare 'Double Eagle' Coins"
    "U.S. Asks Appeals Court to Rehear Ruling Over Rare 'Double Eagle' Coins": Peter Loftus had this post yesterday at WSJ.com's "Law Blog" reporting on a petition for rehearing en banc that the federal government filed Wednesday in the U.S.…
  • Jul 3

    "Why Obamacare's Future is Secure"

    "Why Obamacare's Future is Secure"
    "Why Obamacare's Future is Secure": Online at The New Yorker, James Surowiecki has a post that begins, "It hasn't been quite as dramatic as Justice Owen Roberts's legendary 1937 'switch in time that saved nine,' which flipped the Supreme…
  • Jul 3

    "Try, Try Again: The most outrageous decision of this Supreme Court term."

    "Try, Try Again: The most outrageous decision of this Supreme Court term."
    "Try, Try Again: The most outrageous decision of this Supreme Court term." Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Rank this Week: 22

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 3

    Winnipeg Family Law Lawyer Critically Injured in Bomb Explosion

    Winnipeg Family Law Lawyer Critically Injured in Bomb Explosion
    Earlier today a bomb exploded at Winnipeg family law firm, Petersen King. The National Post reports that lawyer Maria Mitousis, age 35, is the only victim and has lost a hand in the blast. Other sources suggest she may also lose her other…
  • Jul 2

    Will Your Marriage Survive? Predictors of Divorce

    Will Your Marriage Survive? Predictors of Divorce
    Social scientists in the United States say that how a couple deals with conflict in their relationship is a good predictor of whether the couple’s marriage will survive. Dr. John Gottman from the University of Washington and Dr. Robert…
  • Jun 29

    Goldie Hawn’s Ex Accuses Her of Parental Alienation

    Goldie Hawn’s Ex Accuses Her of Parental Alienation
    How could you not fall in love with Goldie Hawn? She was the giggly blonde, with her bikini and body paint on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In, a role that launched her career. Do you also remember the Hudson Brothers? Bill, Mark and Brett…
Rank this Week: 522

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Jul 3

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Tell It About Your Mother: Can Brain-Scanning Save Freudian Psychoanalysis?, New York Times Magazine In The Popular Press: Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer, New York Times Machine Ethics: The…
  • Jun 28

    "The Value of Suffering Punishment"

    "The Value of Suffering Punishment"
    I recently wrote a guest post for the Value of Suffering Project. I encourage you to read the post and to read about the project more generally.
  • Jun 25

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The Rise of Cognitive Enhancers Is a Mass Social Experiment, The Conversation US In The Popular Press: Tell It About Your Mother: Can Brain-Scanning Save Freudian Psychoanalysis?, New York Times…
Rank this Week: 268

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

Thoughts on Connecticut Law with a Side of Baseball. By Ryan McKeen.

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Jul 3

    4 Things You Need To Know About Renting A Law Office

    4 Things You Need To Know About Renting A Law Office
    Deciding to go out on your own is a big decision. Once you've made the choice to start a firm - deciding on an office is probably your second big decision. This post doesn't deal with finding an office. It deals with 4 things you need to know…
  • Jul 3

    4 Ways To Fight A Conservatorship In Connecticut

    4 Ways To Fight A Conservatorship In Connecticut
    Conservatorships deprive folks of their liberty. The right to choose where you live? Gone. The right to make medical decisions on your own? Gone. The right to bear arms? Gone. The right to vote? Gone. Here are 4 ways to fight a…
  • Jul 2

    As Close As I’m Getting To Yale

    As Close As I’m Getting To Yale
    Yale let me in! Well more accurately they linked to me. Close enough. Close as I’m going to get. While doing some routine site maintence I noticed an inbound like from the Yale Law School Library.  Aside from going to the Peabody…
Rank this Week: 668

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

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
  • Jul 3

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Ruling Favorable To Employers Involved In Disparate-Impact Litigation

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Ruling Favorable To Employers Involved In Disparate-Impact Litigation
    By Christopher M. Cascino and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5 to 4 ruling in Texas Dep’t of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., No. 13-1371…
  • Jun 30

    Fourth Circuit Affirms EEOC’s Resounding Summary Judgment Defeat in ADA Case

    Fourth Circuit Affirms EEOC’s Resounding Summary Judgment Defeat in ADA Case
    By Gerald L. Maatman Jr. and Howard M. Wexler In a case we have previously blogged about several times due to spoliation sanctions imposed on the EEOC – most recently here - the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a…
  • Jun 26

    What Employers Can Expect From The SCOTUS Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

    What Employers Can Expect From The SCOTUS Decision On Same-Sex Marriage
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges, Director, Ohio Department Of Health; Tanco, et al. v. Haslam, Governor Of Tennesee, et al.; DeBoer, et al. v.…
Rank this Week: 318

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    4th of July-- A Biblical Focus From Israeli Prime Minister

    4th of July-- A Biblical Focus From Israeli Prime Minister
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has an interesting U.S. 4th of July narrative, more religious than the Independence Day speeches usually heard in American venues. Speaking (full text) on Tuesday at U.S. Independence Day…
  • Jul 3

    Afghan Appeals Court Overturns Death Sentences In Mob Killing of Falsely-Accused Quran Burner

    Afghan Appeals Court Overturns Death Sentences In Mob Killing of Falsely-Accused Quran Burner
    According to CNN, an Afghanistan appellate court in a secret session has overturned the death sentences of four men who were convicted in May in the brutal  mob killing of Farkhunda, a 27-year old woman who was falsely accused of burning…
  • Jul 3

    ACLU Sues Kentucky Clerk Who Is Refusing To Issue Marriage License

    ACLU Sues Kentucky Clerk Who Is Refusing To Issue Marriage License
    Yesterday the Kentucky ACLU filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis who is refusing to issue marriage licences to anyone because of her religious objections to issuing them to same-sex couples. (ACLU press…
Rank this Week: 38

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 3

    Semi-Truck Hits Honda on I-95 in Jacksonville, Leaves Dorothy Quigley Badly Injured

    Semi-Truck Hits Honda on I-95 in Jacksonville, Leaves Dorothy Quigley Badly Injured
    Jacksonville, FL — An elderly woman from Hastings who was critically injured last Tuesday (June 23, 2015) when her Honda was rear-ended by a semi-truck has been identified. 83-year old Dorothy Quigley was taken to a hospital after the…
  • Jul 3

    Train Hits Maintenance Truck in Chetopa, John Tyler and Everett Smith Injured

    Train Hits Maintenance Truck in Chetopa, John Tyler and Everett Smith Injured
    Chetopa, KS — There was a major accident reported on Wednesday, north of Chetopa, that involved a Union Pacific train crashing into a maintenance truck on some railroad tracks. This happened at about 12;45 p.m. and two men were injured:…
  • Jul 3

    Two Hospitalized After Accident with Ford Mustang on Highway 53 in Toney, AL

    Two Hospitalized After Accident with Ford Mustang on Highway 53 in Toney, AL
    Toney, AL — There was a wreck along Highway 53 this past Tuesday, June 23, 2015 that left at least two people with injuries. Police said a black pickup truck and a red Ford Mustang were involved in a serious accident along Highway 53…
Rank this Week: 60

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Events & Opportunities: More July 2015/New August 2015

    Events & Opportunities: More July 2015/New August 2015
    Conference: Migration Statistics User Forum, London, 15 September 2015 [info]- Registration now open.Seminar: Protecting Rainbow Refugees: Progress and Challenges in LGBTI Asylum Law and Practice, London, 7 July 2015 [info]Conference:…
  • Jul 3

    Thematic Focus: Women & Children

    Thematic Focus: Women & Children
    2014 Global Child Protection, Education and SGBV Strategy Implementation Report (UNHCR, June 2015) [text]EU: Abuses against Children Fuel Migration (Human Rights Watch, June 2015) [text]Falling at Each Hurdle: Credibility Assessments in…
  • Jul 3

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Experiencias Comunitarias de Protección a Migrantes en Tránsito en México (UNDP, June 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]Ser una Persona Refugiada en Panamá: Diagnóstico Participativo 2014-2015 (ACNUR, June 2015)…
Rank this Week: 501

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 3

    NCL Crew Member Reported Overboard from the Norwegian Sun in Alaska

    NCL Crew Member Reported Overboard from the Norwegian Sun in Alaska
    Several NCL crew members reported to me that a crew member aboard the Norwegian Sun went overboard early yesterday morning while the Sun was proceeding to Juneau, Alaska. The crew member reportedly went overboard before the cruise ship…
  • Jul 3

    A Decade of Injustice: The George Smith Case

    A Decade of Injustice: The George Smith Case
    This weekend will mark 10 years since George Smith disappeared from Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas in the early morning hours of July 5, 2005.  Mr. Smith was on a honeymoon cruise with his newlywed bride, Jennifer Hagel, who we…
  • Jul 1

    Were You on one of the June 25th HAL Promech Flightseeing Excusions? Call the NTSB Now!

    Were You on one of the June 25th HAL Promech Flightseeing Excusions? Call the NTSB Now!
    Cruise passengers from the Westerdam and the Noordam Holland America Line (HAL) cruise ships were on three Promech excursion flighseeing planes on fateful day of June 25th when 8 HAL passengers died. These passengers experienced…
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Jul 3

    Is the old-fashioned blog being killed by other publishing platforms?

    Is the old-fashioned blog being killed by other publishing platforms?
    No says tech strategist and writer, Alexandra Samuel (@awsamuel) in a piece in the Harvard Business Review. Paraphrasing Samuel: If you’re an established blogger—even one with a modest following—there’s no reason to…
  • Jul 2

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Lawyers and Marijuana, Contingent Fees, EEOC Pregnancy Guidance

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Lawyers and Marijuana, Contingent Fees, EEOC Pregnancy Guidance
    Well, it is time for the long holiday weekend. You’ll catch the Top 10 again on Monday, but for our last one before the break, we have lots of good stuff—including another superb piece from Barry Barnett and an interesting one…
  • Jul 2

    NBA All-Star demonstrates power of on-line authenticity

    NBA All-Star demonstrates power of on-line authenticity
    “I’m going back to Cleveland,” NBA All-Star, Kevin Love posted to the Players Tribune on Wednesday. A free agent entitled to sign with any other NBA team of his choosing, Love wrote: After Game 1 of the NBA Finals,…
Rank this Week: 12

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Jul 3

    Immigration benefits, same-sex marriage and recent SCOTUS ruling

    Immigration benefits, same-sex marriage and recent SCOTUS ruling
    On June 26th 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex married couples have equal rights and protection of the law.  Thus, with a stroke of the SCOTUS pen, same-sex marriage is now…
  • Jun 26

    Forbes Discusses Startup Visas with Tahmina

    Forbes Discusses Startup Visas with Tahmina
    I am incredibly honored that Forbes magazine interviewed me to discuss the state of Startup Visas in the US.  Journalist Adriana Gardella took the time to read my book and understand the critical issues holding back Startup founders from…
  • Jun 17

    Tahmina Speaks Up On Executive Action for Entrepreneur

    Tahmina Speaks Up On Executive Action for Entrepreneur
    Last weekend was a whirlwind of advocacy and discussion of the new book.  Startup founders create jobs in the US and we need to have a visa to meet the modern day business practices.  FWD.us and Free Flow Research in San Antonio, TX…
Rank this Week: 578

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 3

    Thirteen and a Half Tons of Beef Recalled Just Ahead of 4th of July

    Thirteen and a Half Tons of Beef Recalled Just Ahead of 4th of July
    Denver’s Lombardi Brothers Meats issued a July 4th Eve recall of approximately 26,975 pounds of tenderized steak and ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of…
  • Jul 3

    CDC: 181 People in 40 States Infected With Salmonella From Contact With Live Poultry

    CDC: 181 People in 40 States Infected With Salmonella From Contact With Live Poultry
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is working with state public health, veterinary, and agriculture officials, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to investigate four…
  • Jul 3

    Dog Food ‘Turkey Sprinkles’ Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

    Dog Food ‘Turkey Sprinkles’ Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination
    Boulder Dog Food Company is voluntarily recalling the Turkey Sprinkles food enhancer because the product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. Last month, the company recalled Chicken Sprinkles for the same issue. This…
Rank this Week: 125

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of January 26, 2015 entitled English Law Commission Launches Project to Codify Sentencing Procedure.On July 1, 2015, the law Commission of England launched its first consultation in its project to…
  • Jul 3

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The July 2015 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • Jul 2

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) has been publishing a monthly newsletter about Access to Justice since early 2013. The latest issue of the newsletter includes:a report on the research project Paralegals, the Cost…
Rank this Week: 482

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jul 3

    Shields and Brooks on Supreme Court lessons, Donald Trump controversy

    Shields and Brooks on Supreme Court lessons, Donald Trump controversy
    Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: And, as we do every Friday, we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks, who joins us today from Aspen, Colorado. So,…
  • Jul 1

    Despite some high-profile liberal wins, why the Supreme Court hasn’t shifted

    Despite some high-profile liberal wins, why the Supreme Court hasn’t shifted
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: So, the case on the health care law, with Secretary Burwell named as a defendant, was, of course, just one decision in a dramatic and, some believe, historic Supreme Court session. That session…
  • Jul 1

    Obama aims to change conversation around the health care law

    Obama aims to change conversation around the health care law
    U.S. President Barack Obama is seen speaking in the Rose Garden as seen through the columns of the White House colonnade as he reacts after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to…
Rank this Week: 694

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jul 3

    O rare Partner Emeritu

    O rare Partner Emeritu
  • Jul 3

    Dear Network Solution

    Dear Network Solution
    Email earlier today: Network Solutions: Can you please expedite our renewal of our main domain so we can have our website back? Please help. This has been an needlessly irritating & frankly brain-damaged process. For 15 years nothing…
  • Jul 1

    Thank you, Harry Beckwith: "Rule 4: Deliver work that changes the way clients think about lawyers."

    Thank you, Harry Beckwith: "Rule 4: Deliver work that changes the way clients think about lawyers."
    Beckwith was a huge influence on how we could make changes in everyone's lawyering--and the idea here is really his, not ours. Thank you, Harry Beckwith. At this blog, we never set out to be customer/client service experts or...
Rank this Week: 127

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jul 3

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 3/7 20h – Grandes Julgamentos do STF O programa mostra o julgamento que garantiu a livre publicação de biografias, séries e filmes que retratam os fatos sem a necessidade de autorização do…
  • Jul 3

    Presidente do STF analisa 57 processos nos primeiros dias do plantão

    Presidente do STF analisa 57 processos nos primeiros dias do plantão
    O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, atuou no plantão da Corte nos dias 2 e 3 de julho, decidindo questões urgentes durante as férias coletivas dos ministros. Durante esse…
  • Jul 3

    Rejeitado HC a acusado de associação para tráfico internacional de droga

    Rejeitado HC a acusado de associação para tráfico internacional de droga
    O ministro Roberto Barroso, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou seguimento (julgou inviável) ao Habeas Corpus (HC) 128975 impetrado por V.F. contra acórdão do Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ). Acusado da…
Rank this Week: 119

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Jul 3

    Railway safety whistleblower awarded $1.25 million

    Railway safety whistleblower awarded $1.25 million
    A federal jury in Washington ruled that railroad company BNSF retaliated against a BNSF employee whistleblower Mike Elliott, who brought safety concerns to light. They awarded Elliott $1.25 million in damages.  In 2011,Elliott…
  • Jul 1

    Uncle Sam seeks forfeiture of $34 million in bribes to Chad’s Ambassador by engineering company

    Uncle Sam seeks forfeiture of $34 million in bribes to Chad’s Ambassador by engineering company
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a complaint today seeking the civil forfeiture of approximately $34 million, which represents the cash value of shares in Griffiths Energy International, a Canadian energy company that the company used to…
  • Jun 30

    Uncle Sam says Novartis should pay $3.35 BILLION for kickback scheme

    Uncle Sam says Novartis should pay $3.35 BILLION for kickback scheme
    The United States Department of Justice says that Novartis should pay $3.35 BILLION in damages for using kickbacks to boost sales of two of its drugs which resulted in Medicare and Medicaid to overpay for those medications, Myfortic for…
Rank this Week: 858

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 3

    From Our Own Correspondent – a Canadian Lawyer in Greece

    From Our Own Correspondent – a Canadian Lawyer in Greece
    An unusual post today. Peter Carayiannis, whose Toronto firm Mitch Kowalski and Doug Jasinski have blogged about, is currently in Northern Greece, where he is a first hand observer at a momentous stage in modern Greek history. He has been…
  • Jul 3

    The Friday Fillip: Snark Hunt

    The Friday Fillip: Snark Hunt
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, usually followed by a reference you might like to pursue. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as PDF files.…
  • Jul 3

    Adjudicators in the Community: New Frontiers in Apprehension of Bia

    Adjudicators in the Community: New Frontiers in Apprehension of Bia
    Justice Sopinka famously said (in 1989) that judges are not monks (although he should also have said nuns) and can have a role to play in their communities. He was writing in the (mostly) pre-internet era, where social interaction within…
Rank this Week: 78

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Jul 3

    Sloppy Police Work, Good Lawyering Leads to Suppression of Evidence in Child Porn Case

    Sloppy Police Work, Good Lawyering Leads to Suppression of Evidence in Child Porn Case
    Whether Yuri Bershchansky possessed child pornography in November 2010 in violation of Section 2252 (a) (4) (B) and (b) (2) of Title 28, United States Code, will never be truly known. Why? The Department of Homeland Security, in its…
  • Jul 3

    Supreme Court Takes on Bath Salts and Analogue Drug Act

    Supreme Court Takes on Bath Salts and Analogue Drug Act
    Before 2011, few in this country had heard about “bath salts”—a synthetic drug which mimics amphetamine-like stimulants. In 2009, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration estimated that more than 20 million Americans used an…
  • Jul 3

    Texas Prosecutors Behaving Badly

    Texas Prosecutors Behaving Badly
    As criminal defense lawyers we know all too well that there are prosecutors who daily walk right up to the line of professional misconduct. It is infuriating to witness prosecutors derive pleasure from winning at all cost, forgetting their…
Rank this Week: 331

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by the U.S.Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals:  U.S. v. Kamara, 2015 WL 2438269 (2015) (per curiam). The opinion begins by explaining that apanel comprised of both officer and…
  • Jul 1

    The Laptop, ColorTyme Rental and Grand Larceny

    The Laptop, ColorTyme Rental and Grand Larceny
    After Charleston Alexandria Williams, Jr. “was convicted in a bench trial of grand larceny in violation of [Virginia] Code § 18.2–95”, he appealed.  Williams v. Commonwealth, 2015 WL 1782088 (Court of Appeals…
  • Jun 29

    The SpyEye Trojan, Abuse.ch and the Motion to Suppre

    The SpyEye Trojan, Abuse.ch and the Motion to Suppre
    This post examines an opinion a U.S. District Court Judgewho sits in the Northern District of Georgia issued recently in a criminal case:  U.S. v. Bendelladj, 2015 WL 3650219 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia…
Rank this Week: 411

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Focuses on career and marketing issues facing associates or partners. By Stephen Seckler.

http://www.seckler.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    Second Thoughts on Winning the In-house Lottery

    Second Thoughts on Winning the In-house Lottery
    In the past 18 years, I have spoken to thousands of law firm associates about their career concerns.  While there are a number of themes that are common (concerns about long and unpredictable hours, difficult clients, concerns about not…
  • Feb 25

    Building Your Practice Through Non-Profit or Civic Involvement

    Building Your Practice Through Non-Profit or Civic Involvement
    There are many ways to build your reputation as a lawyer and cultivate relationships that can turn into referral sources.  The important thing is to stay involved in activities you enjoy, otherwise, you will find yourself making excuses…
  • Jan 22

    It’s Never too Late to Set New Goal

    It’s Never too Late to Set New Goal
    If you are like most of your colleagues, the New Year has come and gone and so have your New Year’s Resolutions.  Change is hard and in the high pressured field of law, resolving to spend more time on non-billable work may be…
Rank this Week: 783

Internet on Trial

Internet on Trial

Discusses current legal topics in the media, sports, and entertainment industries. By Joseph A. Bahgat.

http://www.internetontrial.com/
  • Jul 3

    Über’s Policy Updates Raises Privacy Concern

    Über’s Policy Updates Raises Privacy Concern
    I’m a huge fan of Über — the mobile app that gives you instant access to a chauffeured Town Car, SUV, or eco-friendly hybrid vehicle, 24 hours a day, in over 300 cities worldwide. As an Internet &…
  • Jun 26

    Answers to 10 Common Questions About Email

    Answers to 10 Common Questions About Email
    This is part two of a two-part post addressing ten of the most common questions new clients ask about email. 6. When is it not okay to delete emails? On the other hand, if you suspect that a lawsuit could result over something that was…
  • Jun 25

    Answers to 10 Common Questions About Email

    Answers to 10 Common Questions About Email
    This is part one of a two-part post that addresses ten common questions I hear regularly from new clients, usually in connection with setting up their secure client portal, called Clio Connect, which allows all of our clients to securely…
Rank this Week: 494

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 237

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Happy Birthday, Franz Kafka

    Happy Birthday, Franz Kafka
    Happy Birthday to Franz Kafka, born July 3, 1883 (died June 3, 1924).Law is quite the theme of Kafka's life (and death).On Wednesday July 1, an Israeli court ruled that his papers belong to the National Library of Israel, rather than to the…
  • Jul 2

    Teaching Comparative Law Across Disciplines, Across Language

    Teaching Comparative Law Across Disciplines, Across Language
    New in paperback:Comparative Law--Engaging Translation (Simone Glanert, ed.; Routledge, 2014). In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the …
  • Jul 2

    The Enduring Legacies of Nineteenth Century French Crime Fiction

    The Enduring Legacies of Nineteenth Century French Crime Fiction
    Andrea Goulet, Associate Professor of French, University of Pennsylvania, has published Legacies of the Rue Morgue:  Science, Space, and Crime Fiction in France with the University of Pennsylvania Press. Here is a description of the…
Rank this Week: 171

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 133

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/
Rank this Week: 9

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)
    It's the day before July 4.  So everyone's on holiday.  (Except for most lawyers, of course.)  Which means no new opinions.But as we head into the holiday, let's just send a simple message.  You'd think that you wouldn't…
  • Jul 2

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)
    How much do you think this fact pattern settles for:"The St. Regis is a resort facility located in Dana Point and is owned by CPH Monarch Hotel, LLC (CPH). . . . On September 15, 2007, Epp dived into the shallow end of one the swimming…
  • Jul 1

    Santos v. Brown (Cal. Ct. App. - July 1, 2015)

    Santos v. Brown (Cal. Ct. App. - July 1, 2015)
    The Court of Appeal publishes this opinion today.  And it's relentless.  Relentless.  Seriously. Relentless.Justice Hull lets you know at the very outset that we're not just talking about any defendant.  He lets you know…
Rank this Week: 180

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Jul 3

    Jury Duty

    Jury Duty
    I've been swept up in associate dean tasks (including a healthy dose of administrivia, a word new to me but...
  • Jul 2

    Job Announcements: Indiana Business School

    Job Announcements: Indiana Business School
    Kelley has a particularly strong and large group, young too. They're adding to the ranks this year. Announcements after the...
  • Jun 29

    Family Film Blogging: Inside Out

    Family Film Blogging: Inside Out
    I'm rarely in on anything cool, but two weeks ago, my seven year-old and I stumbled upon a "sneak preview"...
Rank this Week: 152

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jul 3

    Agency Practice and Agency Statutory Interpretation

    Agency Practice and Agency Statutory Interpretation
    I say farewell to this month of blogging at Prawfs by posing a question about judicial deference to federal agencies. The question is: What role does agency practice play in limiting an agency's interpretive discretion? This isn't a new…
  • Jul 2

    The Grim Discrepancies of Capital Punishment

    The Grim Discrepancies of Capital Punishment
    I'm sorry to bid farewell to Prawfs readers on a grim note, but recent legal developments in the aftermath of Glossip might be of interest. Followers of the Boston Marathon Bombing trial may recall the discontent in Massachusetts over the…
  • Jul 2

    General Jurisdiction After Daimler

    General Jurisdiction After Daimler
    In Daimler AG v. Bauman and Goodyear v. Brown, the Supreme Court held that corporations do not subject themselves to general--or "all purpose"--jurisdiction simply by conducting continuous business in a state. Instead, a…
Rank this Week: 47

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 3

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order
    [JURIST] A federal judge issued a court order [order, PDF] on Thursday that all Louisiana officials must grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples [JURIST news archive]. The order, issued by Judge Martin Feldman [official profile] of the US…
  • Jul 3

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law
    [JURIST] Russian parliament [official website] members on Friday voted for a bill that forces online search engines to remove search results about a person at that person’s request. The new law will allow [AP report] a person to request…
  • Jul 3

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that unpaid internships are legal when they are tied to the intern’s education. The decision reverses [Reuters report] a lower…
Rank this Week: 11

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jul 3

    Duff & Marshall on "Remote Harms," "Abstract Endangerment," and the Two Harm Principle

    Duff & Marshall on "Remote Harms," "Abstract Endangerment," and the Two Harm Principle
    R. A. Duff and S. E. Marshall (University of Minnesota Law School and Independent) have posted 'Remote Harms', 'Abstract Endangerment', and the Two Harm Principles (Liberal Criminal Theory: Essays for Andreas von Hirsch, A. P. Simester, et al…
  • Jul 3

    Dyer on Anti-Association Law

    Dyer on Anti-Association Law
    Andrew Dyer (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law) has posted Pre-Crime Control Measures: Anti-Association Laws (CRIMINALISATION AND CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY IN AUSTRALIA, T. Crofts, A. Loughnan, eds, Oxford University Press: UK, 2015) on…
  • Jul 2

    "Court rules NSA may temporarily resume metadata collection"

    "Court rules NSA may temporarily resume metadata collection"
    The story is at Jurist: The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court [official website]ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday that the National Security Agency(NSA) [official website] may temporarily resume its program of systematically collecting…
Rank this Week: 79

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jul 3

    Working on Vacation?

    Working on Vacation?
    As the Fourth of July holiday is upon us, it is a good time to consider the following question: should non-exempt employees be compensated for time spent responding to work-related emails, texts, etc. It is extremely common for workers to...
  • Jul 2

    The Purloined Letters -- Update

    The Purloined Letters -- Update
    I posted last year on Ms. Saavedra’s plight – and its implications for employees more generally – when the New Jersey Appellate Division last year upheld an indictment against a worker for removing documents for use in her employment…
  • Jul 1

    Are Ride-Sharing Companies Exempt from FLSA Overtime Because They Operate a Taxicab Business?

    Are Ride-Sharing Companies Exempt from FLSA Overtime Because They Operate a Taxicab Business?
    In recent legal challenges, Uber, Lyft, and other so-called “ride-sharing” companies have argued that the drivers who contract with them are independent contractors, not their employees, for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)…
Rank this Week: 84