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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/
  • Dec 22

    Davies on Holmes, Coase & Blackmail

    Davies on Holmes, Coase & Blackmail
    Ross E. Davies (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Holmes, Coase & Blackmail (Green Bag 2d, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 93-104, Autumn 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: From beginning to end, the Holmes-versus-Milverton story…
  • Dec 22

    Ross on Racial Bias in Police Shooting

    Ross on Racial Bias in Police Shooting
    Cody Ross has posted Introducing the United States Police-Shooting Database: A Multi-Level Bayesian Analysis of Racial Bias in Police Shootings at the County-Level in the United States, 2011-2014 on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Several months…
  • Dec 22

    Mungan on Stigma Dilution, Over-Criminalization, and Marijuana Offense

    Mungan on Stigma Dilution, Over-Criminalization, and Marijuana Offense
    Murat C. Mungan (Florida State University - College of Law) has posted Stigma Dilution, Over-Criminalization, and Some Additional Reasons to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession and Consumption Offenses on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
Rank this Week: 102

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Dec 22

    Three Killed In San Diego Ford Expedition SUV Rollover Crash

    Three Killed In San Diego Ford Expedition SUV Rollover Crash
    Three people from Los Angeles were killed in an SUV rollover crash when their 2001 Ford Expedition had a tire blowout and veered out of control. According to a KABC news report, the fatal crash occurred the afternoon of December 20, 2014 in…
  • Dec 19

    Woman Killed In Hawthorne Car Accident

    Woman Killed In Hawthorne Car Accident
    Yvette Latrice Freeman, 49, was killed in a car accident in Hawthorne after the Access Services van in which she was traveling was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Daily Breeze, the fatal accident…
  • Dec 12

    Three Injured in Garden Grove Car Accident

    Three Injured in Garden Grove Car Accident
    Two women and a 10-year-old girl were injured in a Garden Grove car accident when a vehicle crashed into Pho 86 Restaurant. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred the afternoon of December 8,…
Rank this Week: 66

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 61

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Dec 22

    Beat Stafford County Full Time and Attention Ticket

    Beat Stafford County Full Time and Attention Ticket
    If you’re charged in Stafford County under the local ordinance 15-126 for failing to pay full time and attention while driving, you may have a defense to the charge. The ordinance in this case is actually very simple. It simply says…
  • Dec 20

    Elfs Can’t Drink and Drive Either

    Elfs Can’t Drink and Drive Either
    You can’t make this stuff up. Apparently a guy dressed up as an “Elf on the Shelf” and got behind the wheel after drinking. It sounds like he was sleeping it off in the parking lot when the police saw him and arrested him.…
  • Dec 18

    What is the Cost for Virginia Reckless Driving?

    What is the Cost for Virginia Reckless Driving?
    There are so many factors to consider in a reckless driving case. Not only do you have court costs and lawyer fees, but you could see a spike in your insurance rates. That’s why you should contact me today what see what options you…
Rank this Week: 769

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Dec 22

    Key test in Fourth Circuit for sovereign immunity of state-affiliated loan entitie

    Key test in Fourth Circuit for sovereign immunity of state-affiliated loan entitie
    Today, Public Citizen filed the opening brief in Pele v. Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, a Fourth Circuit appeal testing whether and in what circumstances state-affiliated loan entities can qualify as "arms of the state" and…
  • Dec 22

    NYT article about partnerships between AGs and plaintiff-side lawyer

    NYT article about partnerships between AGs and plaintiff-side lawyer
    A recent New York Times story about the relationships between consumer-friendly state attorneys general and plaintiffs' lawyers that serve as outside counsel on enforcement cases that the outside lawyers themselves have recommended is worth a…
  • Dec 22

    NPR on aggressive hospital collection practice

    NPR on aggressive hospital collection practice
    The title of this piece, "When Nonprofit Hospitals Sue Their Poorest Patients," sums it up. The story raises important questions about nonprofit hospitals' social responsibility to low-income patients and highlights the harsh practices of one…
Rank this Week: 208

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 31

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Dec 22

    On Second Thought . . .

    On Second Thought . . .
    In this season of forgiveness, I come to confess error.  A few months ago, I wrote some posts arguing that the procedure for drawing congressional districts in Arizona is constitutional.  After working through the materials, though,…
  • Dec 22

    The 100 Year Bloom?: Wealth Inequality in the U.S.

    The 100 Year Bloom?: Wealth Inequality in the U.S.
    The debates around Piketty’s analysis of wealth gaps will persist, but a recent paper by Emmanuel Saez (U.C. Berkeley) and Gabriel Zucman (London School of Economics) indicates that wealth disparity in the U.S. has hit the levels of…
  • Dec 22

    Posner on Same-Sex Marriage: Then and Now

    Posner on Same-Sex Marriage: Then and Now
    . . .  I disagree with contentions that the Constitution should be interpreted to require state recognition of homosexual marriage on the ground that it is a violation of equal protection of the laws to discriminate against homosexuals…
Rank this Week: 63

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Dec 22

    Short Arizona Suspension Becomes Long Suspension In Oklahoma

    Short Arizona Suspension Becomes Long Suspension In Oklahoma
    A 90-day suspension imposed in Arizona was raised to a suspension of two years and a day as reciprocal discipline by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. There is no question that the attorney misled the defense, his co-counsel, his supervisor in...
  • Dec 20

    Attorney Has Due Process Right To Notice Of Alleged Rule Violation

    Attorney Has Due Process Right To Notice Of Alleged Rule Violation
    The Utah Supreme Court has reversed findings of misconduct, concluding that the accused attorney had been denied due process. A screening panel found that the attorney violated Rules 1.2, 1.4 and 8.4(a). The attorney had not been placed on…
  • Dec 20

    Stealing From Elderly Client Draws Appropriate Sanction

    Stealing From Elderly Client Draws Appropriate Sanction
    An attorney who had obtained power of attorney from an elderly client was disbarred by the Maryland Court of Appeals for misappropriation and deceit. The attorney was added to a joint bank account that had over $14,000 on balance.…
Rank this Week: 218

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Dec 22

    Fourth Circuit Finds North Carolina's Anti-Abortion "Right to Know" Statute Violates First Amendment

    Fourth Circuit Finds North Carolina's Anti-Abortion "Right to Know" Statute Violates First Amendment
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In the unanimous panel opinion today in Stuart v. Camitz, authored by Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson, the court agreed with the district judge that North Carolina's…
  • Dec 22

    President Obama Signs NDAA, with Reservation

    President Obama Signs NDAA, with Reservation
    Steven D. Schwinn, The John Marshall Law School President Obama on Friday signed the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, and, as in prior years, issued a constitutional signing statement on provisions restricting the use of funds to…
  • Dec 18

    States Sue Colorado for Legalizing Pot

    States Sue Colorado for Legalizing Pot
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed an original suit against Colorado in the United States Supreme Court over that state's Amendment 64, which legalizes marijuana. The plaintiffs argue that Colorado's…
Rank this Week: 212

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Dec 22

    A Legal Companion to the Serial Podcast

    A Legal Companion to the Serial Podcast
    Over the past month, I've posted 23 entries about the about Sarah Koenig's Serial Podcast, which deals with the 1999 prosecution of 17 year-old Adnan Syed for murdering his ex-girlfriend, 18 year-old Hae Min Lee on January 13, 1999. The...
  • Dec 19

    The Serial Podcast, Coda: The Death of the Prosecution's Case

    The Serial Podcast, Coda: The Death of the Prosecution's Case
    When you tease apart the State’s case, you can get tripped up on details like this. Which is maybe why prosecutor, Kevin Urick, addressed this head on in his opening statement to the jury. He told them, "look at the...
  • Dec 19

    The Serial Podcast, Followup: The Nisha Call -- The Most Important Evidence of Adnan's...Innocence?

    The Serial Podcast, Followup: The Nisha Call -- The Most Important Evidence of Adnan's...Innocence?
    I've done nineteen posts (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here) about Sarah Koenig's Serial Podcast, which deals with the 1999 prosecution of 17 year-old…
Rank this Week: 601

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/
  • Dec 22

    Kramer on Steiker & Danaher on "The Ethics of Capital Punishment"

    Kramer on Steiker & Danaher on "The Ethics of Capital Punishment"
    Matthew H. Kramer (Churchill College, Cambridge University) has posted The Purgative Rationale for the Death Penalty: Replies to Steiker and Danaher on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Carol Steiker and John Danaher have recently published…
  • Dec 22

    McLeod on Regulating Sexual Harm

    McLeod on Regulating Sexual Harm
    Allegra M. McLeod (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Regulating Sexual Harm: Strangers, Intimates, and Social Institutional Reform (California Law Review, Vol. 102, pp. 1553-1621, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The criminal…
  • Dec 22

    Conference Announcement: Taming Power in Times of Globalization at Galway

    Conference Announcement: Taming Power in Times of Globalization at Galway
    Call for Papers Conference-workshop Taming Power in Times of Globalization: What Role for Human Rights? Monday, 30 November 2015, and Tuesday, 01 December 2015. Irish Centre for Human Rights National University of Ireland Galway Galway,…
Rank this Week: 28

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Dec 22

    Register v. The Nature Conservancy—$1 Million Donation Constituted a Restricted Charitable Gift

    Register v. The Nature Conservancy—$1 Million Donation Constituted a Restricted Charitable Gift
    In Register v. The Nature Conservancy, 2014 WL 6909042, Civil Action No. 5:13–77–DCR (Dec. 9, 2014), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky held that Mr. Layton Register’s $1 million donation to The Nature…
  • Dec 19

    On the Road to Nonprofit Collaboration

    On the Road to Nonprofit Collaboration
    Nonprofits today are turning to creative collaboration to accomplish their goals. For-profits have long utilized various forms of collaboration to capture market share. With a foray into collaboration, nonprofits now must determine the extent…
  • Dec 17

    Unfriendly Competition?: For-Profits and Nonprofit

    Unfriendly Competition?: For-Profits and Nonprofit
    As nonprofits and for-profits increasingly compete in the same fields, several legal issues are emerging. Two of the main issues are the following: (1) UBIT and (2) for-profit attempts to limit the market nonprofits can attract. Nonprofit…
Rank this Week: 586

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Dec 22

    A Holiday Card from SCOTUS! Well, Not Quite

    A Holiday Card from SCOTUS! Well, Not Quite
    The return address on the envelope was Washington, D.C. When I slipped it open, there was the smiling visage of Chief Justice John Roberts, framed by a festive holiday wreath, next to the message: Happy Holidays! Here’s what the Supreme…
  • Dec 22

    Low-Cost Practice Management App Gets the Job Done

    Low-Cost Practice Management App Gets the Job Done
    If it is lots of bells and whistles you want in a practice-management application, then read no further. But if you are a solo or small-firm lawyer in the market for a simple, affordable practice-management program that handles all the basics…
  • Dec 19

    Last-Minute Shoppers Unite! The Ultimate Round-Up of Gift Lists for Lawyer

    Last-Minute Shoppers Unite! The Ultimate Round-Up of Gift Lists for Lawyer
    If you are at all like me, then you have not even started, let alone finished, your holiday shopping. Should there be a lawyer on your holiday list, I’m throwing you a lifeline with a round-up of blog posts and websites offering gift…
Rank this Week: 606

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Dec 22

    Chicago Broker Barred for Misappropriating Fund

    Chicago Broker Barred for Misappropriating Fund
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: FINRA has barred Illinois broker Eric William Johnson for illegally and unethically arranging for the transfer of funds from client accounts. Between March, 1999 and…
  • Dec 15

    Former MidAmerica Financial Broker Fined for Outside Business Activity

    Former MidAmerica Financial Broker Fined for Outside Business Activity
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: FINRA has fined Brian G. Wolf, a former broker from MidAmerica Financial Services, Inc. (“MFS”) for being involved in an outside business…
  • Dec 12

    Ex-New York Islanders Owners Sentenced for Securities Fraud

    Ex-New York Islanders Owners Sentenced for Securities Fraud
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Paul Greenwood and Stephen Walsh, former executives at WG Trading Co., were sentenced to 10 years in prison for participating in a fraud valued at roughly $554…
Rank this Week: 168

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Dec 22

    Backtesting Performance Failure

    Backtesting Performance Failure
    One area of performance advertising that the Securities and Exchange Commission has given great scrutiny, but not banned, is using backtested performance. Since, backtesting only shows theoretical past trades, it does not involve market risk.…
  • Dec 20

    Weekend Reading: Boys in the Boat

    Weekend Reading: Boys in the Boat
    Do you hate Hitler? Do you like sports? Then Boys in the Boat is a book to add to your “To Read” list. In the middle of the Great Depression, Joe Rantz is a farmboy from the Pacific Northwest who was literally abandoned as a child…
  • Dec 16

    Happy Holidays From Compliance Building

    Happy Holidays From Compliance Building
      I hope you have a happy and joyous holiday season. Whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Festivus, Feast of Winter Veil, Saturnalia, or New Year’s Eve, I hope you get to spend some extra time with friends and family. I will…
Rank this Week: 545

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Dec 22

    Why a JPEG Just Won’t Do When Creating Logo

    Why a JPEG Just Won’t Do When Creating Logo
    It’s office policy. Whenever we receive logo files from clients for a new design project (and we have not designed the logo ourselves), we ask for the Adobe Illustrator EPS file. If the client doesn’t know what that file…
  • Dec 22

    Jacksonville Transactional Civil Law Firm – Collaborative Law Group

    Jacksonville Transactional Civil Law Firm – Collaborative Law Group
    Collaborative Law Group, a Jacksonville law firm dedicated to providing legal advice to businesses, start-ups, and entrepreneurs, launched an Essentials website.  Collaborative Law Group, PLLC is a transactional civil law firm…
  • Dec 22

    South Florida Trial Lawyers – Murphy & Brocato

    South Florida Trial Lawyers – Murphy & Brocato
    Murphy & Brocato, a South Florida Trial Law Firm, has launched an Essentials website.  The law firm of  Murphy & Brocato offers high quality legal services to clients throughout Florida. They provide advice and…
Rank this Week: 810

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 329

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Dec 22

    Multiple Medical Exams When Initial Experts Come up Short

    Multiple Medical Exams When Initial Experts Come up Short
    There is wide discretion for the BC Supreme Court to order a plaintiff to be examined by multiple defence expert witnesses where the alleged injuries call for it.  While the law does not allow multiple exams to be conducted simply to get…
  • Dec 11

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Claim Rejected Following Low Velocity Collision

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Claim Rejected Following Low Velocity Collision
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, rejecting the allegation that a collision caused a Plaintiff to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. In today’s case (Kabani v. Lee)  the…
  • Dec 10

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Damages For Chronic Pain Following Three Collision

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Damages For Chronic Pain Following Three Collision
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing fault and damages following a series of collisions. In today’s case (Shinzay v. McKee) the Plaintiff was involved in three collisions.…
Rank this Week: 239

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 513

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Dec 22

    The Economy Appears to Be Turning Around for Law Firms: Profits Should Rise 5% in 2015

    The Economy Appears to Be Turning Around for Law Firms: Profits Should Rise 5% in 2015
    According to a post by the Wall Street Journal's blog, law firm profits rose in 2014, and they are expected to rise again in 2015 by 5%. Gains will come in transactional work, while litigation, which has traditionally been the...
  • Dec 22

    Ohio Supreme Court Opening Voluntary E-filing to All Attorneys Starting January 5, 2015

    Ohio Supreme Court Opening Voluntary E-filing to All Attorneys Starting January 5, 2015
    The Ohio's Supreme Court's e-filing portal is scheduled to be available to all attorneys starting January 5, 2015. However, the Supreme Court has passed a few new Rules that will affect e-filing: Documents received after 5 p.m. Eastern Time…
  • Dec 18

    Tech Thursday: Changing Multiple Password

    Tech Thursday: Changing Multiple Password
    Do you have too many passwords to effectively manage? Fox Van Allen's article "Dashlane & LastPass Let You Change Multiple Passwords with a Click" shows you two password management apps that can help you. You can read his article here.
Rank this Week: 711

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
Rank this Week: 698

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 186

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Dec 22

    Prez Obama to nominate Atlanta US Attorney Sally Yates to Deputy AG position

    Prez Obama to nominate Atlanta US Attorney Sally Yates to Deputy AG position
    As reported in this Wall Street Journal article, President Obama is apparently going to make some more history with his nominee to take over the number two position at the US Department of Justice. The headline and subheadline of the...
  • Dec 22

    "A Simple Model of Optimal Deterrence and Incapacitation"

    "A Simple Model of Optimal Deterrence and Incapacitation"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper on SSRN authored by Steven Shavell (who taught me about law and economics over a score ago when I was in law school). Here is the abstract:...
  • Dec 21

    With new drug secrecy law, just when is Ohio really likely to get its machinery of death operational?

    With new drug secrecy law, just when is Ohio really likely to get its machinery of death operational?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this Columbus Dispatch account of the new Ohio law enacted last week to foster procurement of needed execution drugs by state authorities. The article is headlined "New law will...
Rank this Week: 166

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Dec 22

    Effective torture does not make torture acceptable

    Effective torture does not make torture acceptable
    Note: This post is a deviation from my normal topic and expresses a personal political view.  I appreciate your indulgence. I can no longer remain silent.  I hope that others abandon their silence and speak loudly on this issue,…
  • Dec 11

    The Vietnam Peace Talks and the Idiocy of Lawyer

    The Vietnam Peace Talks and the Idiocy of Lawyer
    The talks to settle the war in Vietnam were stalled for five months while the participants negotiated the shape of the table at which talks would occur.  Five months!! I wonder how many mothers lost their sons during that five month…
  • Dec 11

    For Law Departments’ consideration: Self Help is an investment in a solution

    For Law Departments’ consideration: Self Help is an investment in a solution
    Ronald Reagan once famously said the nine most terrifying words in the English language are “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”  His quote tapped into our natural fear of both the government and…
Rank this Week: 82

Privacy Law Blog

Privacy Law Blog

Covers data privacy, identity theft, invasion of privacy, and national security legal issues. By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://privacylaw.proskauer.com/
Rank this Week: 478

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/
Rank this Week: 123

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Dec 22

    Blog Post: EPA Eliminates the Uncertainty Over Which ATSM Standard to Use for Prospective Property Purchaser

    Blog Post: EPA Eliminates the Uncertainty Over Which ATSM Standard to Use for Prospective Property Purchaser
    As previously reported, the US EPA initially issued its direct final rule confirming that the new ASTM E1527-13 standard, in addition to the older ASTM E1527-05 standard, would be acceptable for prospective purchasers of real property to…
  • Dec 19

    Blog Post: Project Finance MVP: Shearman's Cynthia Urda Kassi

    Blog Post: Project Finance MVP: Shearman's Cynthia Urda Kassi
    Seasoned dealmaker Cynthia Urda Kassis embraced improved lending conditions to advise multibillion-dollar mining projects across the Americas in 2014, while also adding to her resume several lucrative deals emerging from a robust energy…
  • Dec 19

    Blog Post: US, China Forge Ahead On GMOs, Other Commercial Issue

    Blog Post: US, China Forge Ahead On GMOs, Other Commercial Issue
    U.S. trade officials wrapped up a three-day summit with their Chinese counterparts late Thursday, touting progress on a slew of bilateral commercial irritants, including Beijing's anti-monopoly enforcement, approval of genetically modified…
Rank this Week: 690

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Dec 22

    Would You Want to Date a Lawyer?

    Would You Want to Date a Lawyer?
    Lawyers came in dead last in popularity in a recent survey by Special Counsel. They asked people which of the professions would you most want to date? The results: Doctor (30%) Teacher  (27%) Firefighter (12%) Police Officer …
  • Dec 18

    How to Repair Your Credit After Divorce

    How to Repair Your Credit After Divorce
    The good folks at Top Ten Reviews have published a guide on how to repair your credit after various financial disasters. Chapter 3 covers divorce. Best of all, the guide is free.
  • Dec 12

    The Best of Times, the Worst of Time

    The Best of Times, the Worst of Time
    My oldest son entered high school this year.  He said he likes it.  He is very confident, outgoing and popular.  He takes after his mother. I told him I didn’t like high school very much.  I was shy, introverted and…
Rank this Week: 485

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 164

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Dec 22

    Information Blocking and Interoperability

    Information Blocking and Interoperability
    Cross-Posted from Bill of Health The “Cromnibus” spending bill signed by the President on December 16 rightly upset Senator Warren and not just for providing luxury cars to a feckless Congress. However, in general the bill ignored…
  • Dec 21

    Employer Liability for Privacy Tort

    Employer Liability for Privacy Tort
    It's been almost a year since the publication of the HIPAAA Omnibus Rule. Since then then the regulatory mavens have been quiet. And that's not surprising. Solutions for our contemporary health privacy challenges such as big data and…
  • Dec 18

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Marshall B. Kapp, Getting Physicians and Patients to Choose Wisely: Does the Law Help or Hurt?, 46 U. Tol. L. Rev. (Forthcoming 2015). Michael Ashley Stein, Christopher P. Guzelian, Kristina M Guzelian, Expert Testimony in Nineteenth Century…
Rank this Week: 363

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Dec 22

    The Congress.gov Top 14 in 2014

    The Congress.gov Top 14 in 2014
    I love end of the year lists.  It is nice to take a step back from the day to day or month to month and look at trends over time.  Last year I surveyed the top 13 in 2013 and decided to add another item to the list this year. This…
  • Dec 19

    Magna Carta Replica in the Capitol Crypt

    Magna Carta Replica in the Capitol Crypt
    If you are planning a trip to Washington, D.C., to see the Magna Carta exhibition, may I suggest another stop on your itinerary?  You’ve heard the phrase “hidden gem,” but the object I am sharing with you today truly…
  • Dec 18

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta
    Ruth Mazo Karras, professor and chair of the History Department at the University of Minnesota, will join the Law Library of Congress on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for the next program in the Magna Carta Lecture Series, “Law in the…
Rank this Week: 155

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Dec 22

    Tips for new GCs: Developing a strategy

    Tips for new GCs: Developing a strategy
    Historically, legal departments have largely defended against risk. Now, legal departments are charged with making good business decisions while managing legal risk and keeping cost down. The post Tips for new GCs: Developing a strategy…
  • Dec 18

    The Legal Industry in 2015: 25+ Prediction

    The Legal Industry in 2015: 25+ Prediction
    Predictions about the future might appear to be difficult, but Niels Bohr, and perhaps three other influential people, might have been astonished to learn we have been fortunate to compile a long list of rather pragmatic predictions for the…
  • Dec 15

    Free Stocking Stuffers: Books of Jargon

    Free Stocking Stuffers: Books of Jargon
    If your corporate counsel isn't throwing around obscure legal terms, give them a copy of Latham & Watkins' "Book of Jargon—U.S. Corporate and Bank Finance." ; ; ; ; ; ; The post Free Stocking Stuffers: Books of Jargon…
Rank this Week: 165

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 321

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: 267

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 22

    DUI Trial Strategie

    DUI Trial Strategie
    A DUI conviction carries with it serious consequences and hefty fines. That is why it is so important for you to present your strongest possible defense to the charges against you.There are a number of different DUI trial strategies that your…
  • Dec 19

    5 Ways to Challenge the Prosecution in a Domestic Assault Case

    5 Ways to Challenge the Prosecution in a Domestic Assault Case
    Few things are more damaging to a person’s professional and public reputation than a false accusation of domestic assault.   However, too many defendants assume the system errs on the side of the alleged victim.  The…
  • Dec 18

    How Prosecutors Can Use Your Social Media Information Against You

    How Prosecutors Can Use Your Social Media Information Against You
    Believe it or not, there are virtually no laws limiting the way police and prosecutors use your private information online.  For this reason, social media sites have become a veritable playground for criminal investigators. …
Rank this Week: 483

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Dec 22

    Attorney and Loan Officer Sentenced for Running $20M Investment Scam

    Attorney and Loan Officer Sentenced for Running $20M Investment Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kevin Sniffen, 53, Phoenix, Maryland, an attorney licensed in Maryland, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced to three years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for…
  • Dec 22

    Former Lawyer Receives 10 Year Sentence for Mortgage Fraud

    Former Lawyer Receives 10 Year Sentence for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michelle V. Mallard, 47, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank D. Whitney to serve ten years in prison followed by two years of supervised release on mortgage fraud and related…
  • Dec 19

    Business Partners Admit Roles in Foreclosure Rescue Conspiracy

    Business Partners Admit Roles in Foreclosure Rescue Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Juan Ramon Curiel, 36, Visalia, California, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bankruptcy fraud in connection with a foreclosure rescue scheme he orchestrated. Curiel’s co-defendant and business…
Rank this Week: 3

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Dec 22

    East Lansing Man Called ‘Sexual Psychopath’ by Judge Sentenced to 46 to 100 Years in Prison

    East Lansing Man Called ‘Sexual Psychopath’ by Judge Sentenced to 46 to 100 Years in Prison
    On Thursday December 18, a 27-year-old East Lansing man was sentenced to 46 to 100 years in prison for committing several sexual attacks on women in the area, according to an article at the Lansing State Journal. Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie…
  • Dec 18

    SF 49ers Defensive Lineman Ray McDonald Under Investigation on Suspicion of Sexual Assault

    SF 49ers Defensive Lineman Ray McDonald Under Investigation on Suspicion of Sexual Assault
    On December 17, an article was published on the NFL website regarding the San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald. According to the article, McDonald is suspected of sexual assault, and is under investigation. His San Jose home was…
  • Dec 16

    Former Armada Middle School Teacher Pleads No Contest to Sex Charge

    Former Armada Middle School Teacher Pleads No Contest to Sex Charge
    Recently, 26-year-old Robert Yaek of Richmond Township pleaded no contest to charges that he engaged in sexual conduct with a 13-year-old student. Yaek pleaded no contest to a single count of possession of child sexually abusive material, one…
Rank this Week: 613

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Dec 22

    NJ ‘Elf on the Shelf’ Man Arrested for DUI in Target Parking Lot

    NJ ‘Elf on the Shelf’ Man Arrested for DUI in Target Parking Lot
    On Friday morning at approximately 3:30 a.m., a New Jersey man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police found him sitting in his van in the loading dock area of a Target parking lot drunk and with the engine running, according…
  • Dec 19

    Jenison Contractor to Spend Minimum of Three Years in Prison for Larceny by Conversion

    Jenison Contractor to Spend Minimum of Three Years in Prison for Larceny by Conversion
    In October of this year, 32-year-old Jeffery Scott TenElshof of Jenison pleaded guilty to two counts of larceny by conversion of more than $1,000 but less than $20,000. On Thursday December 18, he unsuccessfully attempted to withdraw his…
  • Dec 19

    Getting Your Michigan Driver’s License Back After Refusing a Breath or Blood Test

    Getting Your Michigan Driver’s License Back After Refusing a Breath or Blood Test
    While most Michigan DUI defense attorneys would advise not to submit to roadside breath tests when pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, breath or blood tests administered at the police station or hospital are an entirely…
Rank this Week: 393

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Dec 22

    Opportunity to observe UNCITRAL Working Group II

    Opportunity to observe UNCITRAL Working Group II
    From FOI Stacie Strong: I realize that most of us are busy finishing up with exams and taking some well-deserved time off, but I would like to circulate information regarding an opportunity to attend the upcoming UNCITRAL Working Group II…
  • Dec 19

    Cuba Diarie

    Cuba Diarie
    I went to Cuba in mid-November 2014 as part of a delegation of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution to learn about the legal system and dispute resolution there. I am grateful to Bruce Meyerson for organizing and leading this ……
  • Dec 18

    Strong UNCITRAL Study Cited by United Nation

    Strong UNCITRAL Study Cited by United Nation
    My colleague, Professor S.I. Strong, recently conducted a large-scale empirical study on the use and perception of international commercial mediation and conciliation that appears to be the first of its kind. The information was gathered to…
Rank this Week: 809

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 22

    Stanford's International Junior Faculty Forum

    Stanford's International Junior Faculty Forum
    [We have a call for papers for Stanford Law School’s Eighth International Junior Faculty Forum:]Sponsored by Stanford Law School, the International Junior Faculty Forum was established to stimulate the exchange of ideas and research,…
  • Dec 22

    JSCH 40:1

    JSCH 40:1
    Via H-Law, here’s the TOC for the Journal of Supreme Court History 40:1.IntroductionMelvin I. UrofskyFounding the Third Branch: Judicial Greatness and John Jay’s ReluctanceMatthew Van HookPolice the Border:  Justice Field on…
  • Dec 22

    How Slavery Killed the Constitution of 1787

    How Slavery Killed the Constitution of 1787
    [We're moving this up, as the deadline of December 30, 2014, is approaching]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce a seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty, “How Slavery Killed the…
Rank this Week: 56

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Dec 22

    Best of 2014: The (Lang) Van guards of the proletariat

    Best of 2014: The (Lang) Van guards of the proletariat
    First published January 14, 2014. Remember when Vietnam was communist and stuff? Probably not.  Well, I do.  And yes, I look it.  And yes, GET OFF MY LAWN! Anyway, even if it was, it probably mostly isn’t any more.…
  • Dec 17

    Rededication

    Rededication
    Originally posted 2010-12-01 20:08:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWelcome to Blawg Review.  Cold, rainy, prematurely wintry greetings from metropolitan New York. No exclamation point.  It has been that kind of year, it seems.…
  • Dec 9

    All true

    All true
    Originally posted 2009-06-23 13:45:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRuling Imagination: I may be a minority, but I find it odd to think a literary character, rather than the work he appears in, can be copyrighted. Nonetheless, the judge…
Rank this Week: 131

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 632

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/
  • Dec 22

    The Dating Game

    The Dating Game
    Dating is a personal issue – unless it involves the workplace or the classroom. In several law schools where I have worked, there are professors or employees who are happily married to former students, whom they began to date while they…
  • Dec 22

    Modesty About the System's Ability to Find Truth

    Modesty About the System's Ability to Find Truth
    The big criminal justice related cases, at the moment, are the killing in Ferguson and Rolling Stone's UVA gang rape story. It is remarkable that in both cases, a key lesson is that witnesses cannot be trusted. Of course, it has long been…
  • Dec 21

    Law Professor Poetry

    Law Professor Poetry
    Poetry by law professors and lawyers is a pretty rare thing; the doctors had William Carlos Williams, the insurance industry had Wallace Stevens; and James R. Elkins recently edited an anthology of poems about the practice of law, but I am…
Rank this Week: 38

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Dec 22

    Is Your Home Router Secure?

    Is Your Home Router Secure?
    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.
  • Dec 22

    Capture That Screen In Chrome

    Capture That Screen In Chrome
    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.
  • Dec 21

    World Parrot Trust - Protecting Parrots In The Wild And In The Home

    World Parrot Trust - Protecting Parrots In The Wild And In The Home
    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: 308

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 232