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On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 1

    Mistakenly got subsidies? You may owe Uncle Sam

    Mistakenly got subsidies? You may owe Uncle Sam
    Consumers getting government subsidies for health insurance who are later found ineligible for those payments will owe the government, but not necessarily the full amount, the Treasury Department said late last week.
  • Sep 1

    In first year, Barbera scores goal

    In first year, Barbera scores goal
    Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has achieved her goal of having the high court decide by Aug. 31, the final day of its 2013-2014 term, all 127 cases it heard during the session and said she intends to duplicate the…
  • Aug 29

    Morgan professor gets 3 years for grant fraud

    Morgan professor gets 3 years for grant fraud
    A professor at Morgan State University has been sentenced to three years in prison for fraudulently obtaining research grants from the National Science Foundation.
Rank this Week: 191

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 1

    Borges on the Task of Art

    Borges on the Task of Art
    The task of art is to transform what is continuously happening to us, to transform all these things into symbols, into music, into something which can last in man’s memory. That is our duty. If we don’t fulfill it, we feel…
  • Aug 29

    Werner Herzog, on self-reliance

    Werner Herzog, on self-reliance
    “The best advice I can offer to those heading into the world of film is not to wait for the system to finance your projects and for others to decide your fate. If you can’t afford to make a million-dollar film, raise $10,000 and…
  • Aug 28

    Hollis Frampton’s F-You Letter to MoMA

    Hollis Frampton’s F-You Letter to MoMA
    Hollis Frampton’s 1973 letter to MoMA in response to their offer of a retrospective of his works, with no budget of any kind…not even to bring Frampton to town for the show. Sadly, don’t think things have changed much.…
Rank this Week: 272

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Celebrating Labor Day!

    Celebrating Labor Day!
    “The basic bargain of America is that no matter who you are, where you come from or what you look like, if you work hard & play by the rules, you can make it.” -- Labor Secretary Tom Perez The Labor Day holiday in United…
  • Aug 29

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, August 29, 2014

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, August 29, 2014
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Aug 28

    China EB-5 “Unavailable” for Remainder of FY2014

    China EB-5 “Unavailable” for Remainder of FY2014
    On Saturday, August 23, 2014, Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Department of State (DOS) Immigrant Visa Control and Reporting Division announced that as of that date the maximum number of E-B5 visas has been reached for China for FY2014. He…
Rank this Week: 604

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 158

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Sep 1

    CETA and the Prudential Carve-Out

    CETA and the Prudential Carve-Out
    We talked about the "prudential exception" here, here, and here, and then just recently here. In the last link, I mentioned that I had a short article coming out arguing for revised language for this exception. But the CETA negotiators...
  • Sep 1

    Dresden Conference on Mega-Regional

    Dresden Conference on Mega-Regional
    Some details on an upcoming conference on mega-regionals: On 23rd and 24th October 2014 the Research Centre for International Economic Law at the University of Dresden led by Professor Thilo Rensmann and the affiliated research project…
  • Aug 26

    CETA: Limits on Domestic Wine Preference

    CETA: Limits on Domestic Wine Preference
    From a Canadian news report: A trade deal between Canada and the European Union could restrict Canada’s wine sales by limiting the number of privately run outlets selling domestic products, if a leaked document turns out to be close…
Rank this Week: 224

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 1

    Munch’s magic Oslo “Scream”

    Munch’s magic Oslo “Scream”
    OSLO –  Remember the famous Edvard Munch image of The Scream? Well, that’s it at left. At least, that’s how it looked to me on first glimpse at the Munchmuseet, a highlight of this Norwegian capital. A while back,…
  • Aug 28

    Trying to Classify the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine….

    Trying to Classify the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine….
    On 23 July the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) released a statement declaring inter alia that the conflict in eastern Ukraine was of a non-international nature. Yet, one may rightly question whether the conflict has become…
  • Aug 25

    Go On! Registration ends 12 Sept. for Institute for Global Law and Policy 2015 Workshop in Doha, Qatar

    Go On! Registration ends 12 Sept. for Institute for Global Law and Policy 2015 Workshop in Doha, Qatar
    The Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) at Harvard Law School invites you to apply to participate in our 2015 Workshop in Doha, Qatar, from January 2-11, 2015: At the 2015 Workshop (January 2-11) we will continue to seek ways to…
Rank this Week: 13

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 1

    Little Readers: Migrant by Maxine Trottier

    Little Readers: Migrant by Maxine Trottier
    Migrant by Maxine Trottier is a picture book for young children. It tells the story of a migrant family from the perspective of its youngest member. She feels like a bird, flying north for the spring and south every fall....
  • Sep 1

    Immigrant of the Day: Harry Bridges (Australia)

    Immigrant of the Day: Harry Bridges (Australia)
    Courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Bridges Courtesy of https://depts.washington.edu/labpics2/repository/main.php?g2_itemId=4971 Harry Bridges. Born Alfred Renton Bridges July 28, 1901 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Died March 30,…
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day!

    Happy Labor Day!
    Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor website The History of Labor Day Labor Day: What it Means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic...
Rank this Week: 44

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    The iPad, the Wake and Aggravated Burglary

    The iPad, the Wake and Aggravated Burglary
    After a jury convicted Jeremy Jones Davis of “aggravated burglary and theft”, he appealed, “alleging the evidence was insufficient as a matter of law.”  State v. Davis, 2014 WL 3928597 (Court of Criminal Appeals…
  • Aug 29

    Text Messages, Hearsay and Attempting to Promote Prostitution

    Text Messages, Hearsay and Attempting to Promote Prostitution
    After John Elwood Causey, Jr. was convicted of “attempting to promote prostitution” in violation of Oregon Revised Statutes § 167.012(1)(d)”, he appealed.  State v. Causey, 2014 WL 4100645 (Court of Appeals of…
  • Aug 27

    Child Molestation, Dropbox and the 4th Amendment

    Child Molestation, Dropbox and the 4th Amendment
    After “a bench trial on stipulated facts” in the Superior Court of Pima County, Michael Pharis was convicted of seven counts of sexual exploitation of a minor under the age of fifteen, two counts of child molestation, and seven…
Rank this Week: 331

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/
  • Sep 1

    Goldberg on Tort Law & Excuse

    Goldberg on Tort Law & Excuse
    John C. P. Goldberg (Harvard Law School) has posted Inexcusable Wrongs (California Law Review, Vol. 103, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Tort law has little patience for excuses. Criminal law is more forgiving — it recognizes nominate…
  • Sep 1

    Guerrero on the Medicaid Expansion Holding of NFIB v. Sebeliu

    Guerrero on the Medicaid Expansion Holding of NFIB v. Sebeliu
    Alexander A. Guerrero (University of Pennsylvania - Department of Philosophy) has posted Coercion, Political Accountability, and Voter Ignorance: The Mistaken Medicaid Expansion Ruling in NFIB v. Sebelius (Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 27,…
  • Aug 31

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Deontololgy

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Deontololgy
    Introduction A prior Legal Theory Lexicon post explored utilitarianism, an approach to normative moral theory that has had an enormous influence on legal thought. This week, I take up one of utilitarianism's main rivals, deonotology.…
Rank this Week: 23

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 1

    NECASP December Conference

    NECASP December Conference
    Save the Date New England Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Conference December 8, 2014 Suffolk University Law School Boston, Massachusetts Using Hybrid Learning and Flipped Classroom Principles in Academic Support &…
  • Aug 30

    Ahh - a Three-Day Weekend

    Ahh - a Three-Day Weekend
    We just finished our second week of classes. The first-year students are looking a bit shell-shocked. The upper-division students are commenting on how things are already too fast-paced. Everyone is looking forward to the long weekend. Here…
  • Aug 29

    Are you new to Academic Support or Bar Prep work? Have you moved schools?

    Are you new to Academic Support or Bar Prep work? Have you moved schools?
    At the beginning of each academic semester, we like to introduce ASP or bar professionals who are new to their law schools or who have changed locations? We want to post an academic spotlight about you so that you are...
Rank this Week: 685

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Sep 1

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Designated Sites under Section 128) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 The Payments to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2014 Source: www.legislation.gov.uk
  • Sep 1

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Attorney-General’s Reference No 28 of 2014 [2014] EWCA Crim 1723 (30 July 2014) Dewdney, R. v [2014] EWCA Crim 1722 (30 July 2014) High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) Durrant v Chief Constable…
  • Sep 1

    Threat from Syria: will new anti-terrorism proposals keep us safe? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

    Threat from Syria: will new anti-terrorism proposals keep us safe? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange
    ‘When the Prevention of Terrorism Act 1974 was passed against a backdrop of an IRA bombing campaign in the mainland UK, it was limited in time for a year (although would be re-passed annually until made permanent), and was passed among…
Rank this Week: 4

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 1

    Not Only The Dead Keep Secret

    Not Only The Dead Keep Secret
    The bullet that struck Hofstra student Andrea Rebello and took her life was a tragedy, but it also set in motion a series of excuses designed to obfuscate what happened and shift blame away from the officer who pulled the trigger at all…
  • Sep 1

    Walking A Month In Her Heels (Update)

    Walking A Month In Her Heels (Update)
    For quite a while, I was constrained to accept that my view of what a woman had to endure in her daily life was limited to that of an outsider, and an outsider who wasn’t really around young women very much.  While it was…
  • Aug 31

    It’s Not Personal; It’s Just Busine

    It’s Not Personal; It’s Just Busine
    The Economist posits a question: WHO runs the world’s most lucrative shakedown operation? Yes, that’s right. Of course it’s the United States of America, our beloved government doing what it has to do to regulate business so…
Rank this Week: 60

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014
    Making Friends in Law School Across the country, law students are entering their august institutions. We here at Bitter Lawyer are happy to guide these students through the perils of their epic quest for a J.D. by reposting helpful tidbits…
  • Aug 29

    Need Plans Over the Holiday Weekend?

    Need Plans Over the Holiday Weekend?
    Don’t sweat it; the Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation department has you covered. The Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte will host the Bearden Birthday Bash over the Labor Day Weekend, Friday, August 29th – Sunday,…
  • Aug 28

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation
    Title: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course Date: Friday, September 5 – Saturday, September 6, 2014 Location: Charlotte School of Law – Charlotte Plaza Building  
Rank this Week: 703

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Sep 1

    FDA Warning: No dietary supplements approved to treat concussions or other brain injury.

    FDA Warning: No dietary supplements approved to treat concussions or other brain injury.
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning that there are no approved dietary supplements to treat a concussions or other types of brain injury. Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No! The concussion supplement…
  • Aug 29

    Legal discussion analyzing class action soccer lawsuit againt FILA

    Legal discussion analyzing class action soccer lawsuit againt FILA
    I will be participating tomorrow morning—Saturday, August 30th at 10:40 AM in a discussion on the class action lawsuit commenced against FIFA and US Soccer leagues for concussion injuries in youth soccer on "The Classroom" from…
  • Aug 29

    Tracking concussions in college football

    Tracking concussions in college football
    Al Jazeera America's flagship show, America Tonight will track all reported concussions in major college football this season. They have prepared a map which marks each reported player concussion which will be updated every week during the…
Rank this Week: 459

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Sep 1

    ‘Dr. McDreamy’ is Trying To Make Startup’s Dreams Come True

    ‘Dr. McDreamy’ is Trying To Make Startup’s Dreams Come True
    Money can’t buy you love, as Patrick Dempsey proved in the hit 80’s movie, Can’t Buy Me Love, but it can buy you new health technology. The actor has recently invested in a startup called CrowdMed. CrowdMed is a…
  • Aug 31

    10 Health Hacks for Summer

    10 Health Hacks for Summer
    Enjoy this infographic featuring 10 hacks which will help you beat the summer blues… Continue Reading
  • Aug 30

    “Frighteningly Common”

    “Frighteningly Common”
    A woman in her 70s was the victim of sexual assault at the hands of another resident. The Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre, run by Carewest, said the assault was an isolated incident. An 83 year old male resident was found in the woman’s room,…
Rank this Week: 103

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day!

    Happy Labor Day!
    As we often do, we were scouring the Internet for an appropriate comic book cover to use for today. There are not many comic book covers dedicated to Labor Day. However, the above comic book, Batman: Li’l Gotham #9, may suffice.…
  • Aug 29

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Okay, so above is the cover of Spider-Man: The Arachnis Project #3, published back in 1994.  The cover boldly proclaims: “The Jury is in and the verdict for Spider-Man is death.” Well, Spider-Man is certainly not in a…
  • Aug 28

    Punitive Damages Award Against Wal-Mart Affirmed in South Carolina Weird Transaction Case

    Punitive Damages Award Against Wal-Mart Affirmed in South Carolina Weird Transaction Case
    The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently upheld a Spartanburg county jury’s award of actual and punitive damages against Wal-Mart in an interesting case involving negligence at the checkout counter.  Solanki v. Wal-Mart Store…
Rank this Week: 221

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    2014 ACR Conference Includes Two Sessions About Ombud

    2014 ACR Conference Includes Two Sessions About Ombud
    Usually a few Ombuds present are presenters at the Association for Conflict Resolution's Annual Conference.  The conference this year, in Cincinnati on October 8-11, will include just one: ICANN Ombudsman, Chris LaHatte will be the…
  • Aug 29

    Florida Polytechnic University: New School, New Ombud

    Florida Polytechnic University: New School, New Ombud
    Florida Poly is the newest member institution of the State University System of Florida and it opened for classes on August 16, 2014. Among the services offered by the new university, is an Ombuds Office for students. Velmarie L. Albertini…
  • Aug 28

    New Boston University Ombuds to Offer Colloquim at UMass Boston

    New Boston University Ombuds to Offer Colloquim at UMass Boston
    Adam Barak Kleinberger, who was hired as an Associate Ombudsman at BU earlier this summer, will give a colloquium entitled, “Organizational Ombuds: An Improvised Journey” on September 18, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts…
Rank this Week: 264

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
  • Sep 1

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic
    It’s easy to document the degradation of work conditions in the wake of capital’s ascendance. I’ve done so for years, fully expecting that globalization would push the downward convergence of non-college-educated American…
  • Sep 1

    Chapter 8 of Berkshire Beyond Buffett: An Excerpt and Link

    Chapter 8 of Berkshire Beyond Buffett: An Excerpt and Link
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 8, Autonomy, from Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values; the full text of the chapter, which considers the case for Berkshire’s distinctive trust-based model of corporate…
  • Aug 31

    Chapter 8 of Berkshire Beyond Buffett: An Excerpt and Link

    Chapter 8 of Berkshire Beyond Buffett: An Excerpt and Link
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 8, Autonomy, from Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values; the full text of the chapter, which considers the case for Berkshire’s distinctive trust-based model of corporate…
Rank this Week: 50

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Case Comment: R (Whiston) v Secretary of State for Justice [2014] UKSC 39

    Case Comment: R (Whiston) v Secretary of State for Justice [2014] UKSC 39
    Facts Mr Whiston was sentenced to 18 months in prison for armed robbery. He was entitled to automatic release on… The post Case Comment: R (Whiston) v Secretary of State for Justice [2014] UKSC 39 appeared first on UKSCBlog.
  • Aug 28

    Case Comment: Hounga v Allen & Anor [2014] UKSC 47

    Case Comment: Hounga v Allen & Anor [2014] UKSC 47
    At the end of July, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Hounga v Allen [2014] UKSC 47. The case… The post Case Comment: Hounga v Allen & Anor [2014] UKSC 47 appeared first on UKSCBlog.
  • Aug 14

    Supreme Court Art: Stories from the JCPC

    Supreme Court Art: Stories from the JCPC
    Throughout August and September 2014 the Supreme Court will be holding an exhibition on its second floor before the start… The post Supreme Court Art: Stories from the JCPC appeared first on UKSCBlog.
Rank this Week: 682

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Sep 1

    Simple Jury Persuasion: “The defendant is just an animal!” 

    Simple Jury Persuasion: “The defendant is just an animal!” 
    Here’s a pretty simple way for Prosecutors to motivate jurors to lock up a Defendant and throw away the key. It’s all about language. There are words you can use to evoke a more negative (animalistic) sense of the Defendant and…
  • Aug 29

    Trial Skills: A new issue of The Jury Expert is up!

    Trial Skills: A new issue of The Jury Expert is up!
    The August issue of The Jury Expert is up and we think you’re going to want to see this. Here’s a rundown of the articles you’ll find at the website. Demographic Roulette: What was once a bad idea has gotten worse. Authored…
  • Aug 27

    Just how diverse is this group, really?

    Just how diverse is this group, really?
    We often make assumptions when discussing diversity that we all perceive a group’s diversity in the same way. Today’s research shows that simply isn’t so. That is, you and I (depending on our racial in-group) can look at the…
Rank this Week: 559

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Recent Articles and Book of Interest

    Recent Articles and Book of Interest
    From SSRN:Inna Semenenko & Ruslan Galgash, Role of Religion as a Social Institution in Sustainable Development: View from Ukraine, (Problemy Ekorozwoju-- Problems of Sustainable Development 2014, vol. 9, no 2, 65-72).Richard K. Sherwin,…
  • Aug 31

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Phillip v. Schriro, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 117720 (SD NY, Aug. 22, 2014), a New York federal district court allowed a Muslim inmate to proceed with most of his claims that his free exercise rights were violated when he was denied…
  • Aug 31

    5th Circuit: Religious Accommodation Turns On Employee's Personal Sincere Belief

    5th Circuit: Religious Accommodation Turns On Employee's Personal Sincere Belief
    In Davis v. Fort Bend County, (5th Cir., Aug. 26, 2014), in a 2-1 decision, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in a Title VII religious accommodation case held that employee Lois Davis, a county desktop support supervisor, had…
Rank this Week: 34

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 1

    Don’t Want Me to Recline My Airline Seat? You Can Pay Me

    Don’t Want Me to Recline My Airline Seat? You Can Pay Me
    New York Times: Don’t Want Me to Recline My Airline Seat? You Can Pay Me, by Josh Barro: I fly a lot. When I fly, I recline. I don’t feel guilty about it. And I’m going to keep doing it, unless you pay me to stop. I bring this up...
  • Sep 1

    President Obama Appoints Ronald Pearlman to the IRS Oversight Board

    President Obama Appoints Ronald Pearlman to the IRS Oversight Board
    The White House has announced the appointment of Ronald Pearlman to the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board: Ronald Alan Pearlman recently retired as a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, a position he held from…
  • Sep 1

    The IRS Scandal, Day 480

    The IRS Scandal, Day 480
    High Plains Leader & Times: IRS Corruption: Lerner Destroyed Blackberry Containing Subpoenaed Emails Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The IRS Scandal: Do the Lois Lerner Emails Still Exist? Town Hall: When a Mild-Mannered Writer Like George…
Rank this Week: 26

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Sep 1

    Labor Day, 2014

    Labor Day, 2014
    Minnesota home care workers voted to unionize this past week. Some of us are pro-union. Others of us are anti-union. Still others have a nuanced view that there are good unions and bad unions. There are occupations where it seems ……
  • Aug 29

    How To Lose Your Client A Boatload of Money Quickly

    How To Lose Your Client A Boatload of Money Quickly
    Make up an “emergency” and launch the costly and stressful exercise of seeking emergency relief that is dead on arrival. (This is not all that uncommon, unfortunately.) If you are not already reading DuetsBlog and you are…
  • Aug 29

    Electronically Stored Information (ESI): Short Term/Recent History v. Big Picture

    Electronically Stored Information (ESI): Short Term/Recent History v. Big Picture
    The extraordinary cost and burden of discovery of ESI in U.S. litigation has been widely recognized and decried for the past 15 years or more. This is changing. And about a year ago, I did a post on how trial lawyers’…
Rank this Week: 105

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Sep 1

    U.S.S. Maine Memorial

    U.S.S. Maine Memorial
    I've been meaning to talk for some months about a monument in Hillsborough, North Carolina. It's a monument mostly to the old state house and I guess Daniel Boone. But an inscription at the bottom is what really caught my...
  • Aug 30

    Call For Papers: Central States Law Schools Ass'n Scholarship Conference

    Call For Papers: Central States Law Schools Ass'n Scholarship Conference
    This just in: The Central States Law Schools Association 2014 Scholarship Conference will be held on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11 at the Louisiana State University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We invite law faculty…
  • Aug 30

    Picturing Hampden Sydney Students Before The War

    Picturing Hampden Sydney Students Before The War
    As I'm sitting here editing a chapter on student literary societies and their magazines, I'm happy to report that Rob Luther sent along a most exciting link recently. It's to a story in the Hampden-Sydney alumni magazine called "Digging…
Rank this Week: 71

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 574

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Sep 1

    Another Problem with Arbitration: Panel Bia

    Another Problem with Arbitration: Panel Bia
    Sunday's New York Times has a story by Gretchen Morgenson on the front page of its Business Section that illustrates an additional problem with binding arbitration. Arbitral panels can make arbitrary decisions to exclude evidence that could…
  • Aug 29

    The Contracts LibGuide, Season 2

    The Contracts LibGuide, Season 2
    Last year, I started teaching my first-year contracts course with the aid of a LibGuide, as discussed in this previous post. To review, here are the advantages of the LibGuide I have all the cases, as well as links to...
  • Aug 29

    ADR Section’s Eighth Annual Works-in-Progress Conference

    ADR Section’s Eighth Annual Works-in-Progress Conference
    If you write about arbitration, dispute resolution in general, or related topics (mandatory arbitration clauses come immediately to mind), you may be interested in presenting your current research at the AALS ADR Section’s Eighth Annual…
Rank this Week: 263

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
Rank this Week: 453

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 1

    Law Library Info & Tip

    Law Library Info & Tip
    Welcome to our new students and to our returning students. If you haven’t had a chance to stop by and say “hello,” please do so. To start the year off right, the library would like to remind you about some of our policies:…
  • Aug 29

    Learning New Research System

    Learning New Research System
    The Library makes many different research platforms available to students–Blackboard, Casemaker, Lexis, Hein Online and Westlaw—to name just a few. Take advantage of your free access during law school and learn to use these…
  • Aug 22

    Librarian Help on Sunday

    Librarian Help on Sunday
    Librarians can help with any aspect of legal research—finding sources, searching databases, and understanding search results. For help on Sunday, just email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu. We’ll be checking in between noon and…
Rank this Week: 702

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 70

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 1

    Mini Med Mal Roundup

    Mini Med Mal Roundup
    There are a lot of stories on the med mal front. First, two from the MICRA fight: An analysis from the The Fresno Bee finds that the anti-cap increase ads are misleading. Here's a taste: But the ad goes too...
  • Aug 29

    MICRA Cap Increase Rider: Physician Drug-Testing

    MICRA Cap Increase Rider: Physician Drug-Testing
    Prop 46, a California ballot initiative to raise the 1975 non-economic damages cap from $250,000 to $1.1M, includes a rider: physician drug-testing. The two are joined in the "Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act of 2014."…
  • Aug 28

    McBride on Tort & Human Flourishing

    McBride on Tort & Human Flourishing
    Nicholas McBride (Cambridge) has posted to SSRN Tort Law and Human Flourishing. The abstract provides: This is the second in a loose ‘trilogy’ of three papers that I presented at successive Obligations conferences: Obligations V (at the…
Rank this Week: 375

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Oppression/Mismanagement and Arbitration Clause

    Oppression/Mismanagement and Arbitration Clause
    We had earlier briefly noted the decision of the learned Single Judge of the Bombay High Court in Malhotra v. Malhotra, where it was held that disputes in a petition properly brought under sections 397-398 of the Companies Act are not capable…
  • Aug 31

    Resources on the Securities Laws (Amendment) Act, 2014

    Resources on the Securities Laws (Amendment) Act, 2014
    [One of our readers has helpfully shared various resources in connection with the latest legislative amendments relating to the powers and functions of SEBI, which might be of wider interest]The Securities Laws (Amendment) Act, 2014 received…
  • Aug 28

    Good faith in multi-tier dispute resolution clauses - Part I

    Good faith in multi-tier dispute resolution clauses - Part I
    One of the more significant contract law decisions to emerge from the English High Court in 2013 was the decision of Leggatt J in Yam Seng, which held that 'good faith' was a concept not limited to civilian legal systems and could be put to…
Rank this Week: 340

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Don’t Litter, Eh?

    Don’t Litter, Eh?
    The Toronto Globe and Mail recently reported on a clever anti-littering campaign that was launched and quickly aborted in Toronto due to trademark concerns.  The premise for the campaign was to take wrappers and packaging from some…
  • Aug 29

    Another Real Lulu: Anatomy of an Affidavit

    Another Real Lulu: Anatomy of an Affidavit
    On Tuesday of this week, we discussed the trademark infringement case filed by Lulu’s Market & Deli against Lulu’s Public House (depicted above), here is a link to a pdf of the Complaint. As you will recall, we expressed…
  • Aug 28

    Copyright Watch: Suit over the NCIS Bert the Far***g Hippo

    Copyright Watch: Suit over the NCIS Bert the Far***g Hippo
    I can’t even say the word!  Don’t worry, I’ll have to eventually.  Let’s just say the folks at CBS are likely pretty steamed up over getting hauled into court on a smelly copyright suit involving a noisy…
Rank this Week: 146

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Sep 1

    A Love Story Without a Happy Ending (But Not Without Hope)

    A Love Story Without a Happy Ending (But Not Without Hope)
    Washington Post writer Frederick Kunkle profiles Meryl Comer, author of "Slow Dancing With a Stranger," a new book that "offers an unflinching and intimate account about what it means to surrender one's career to care" for…
  • Aug 31

    America's Rural Lawyer Shortage (Or Why Students Should Get to Know Retiring Lawyers...)

    America's Rural Lawyer Shortage (Or Why Students Should Get to Know Retiring Lawyers...)
    A number of law students I have known have found great jobs in recent years in smaller communities. Here is more evidence of the reason, from the Washington Post, as reported by Danielle Paquette: "8,500 residents, 12 Attorneys:…
  • Aug 31

    Is There A Billing Code for That?

    Is There A Billing Code for That?
    Recently I participated in a series of roundtable discussions about end-of-life decision making and care. Community members, doctors, hospital staff and representatives of long-term care providers participated. There were several memorable…
Rank this Week: 316

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    Summer (and Early Autumn) Reading from The Media Policy Project – Damian Tambini

    Summer (and Early Autumn) Reading from The Media Policy Project – Damian Tambini
    Press Reform in the UK is stalled. With referendum and election shimmering on a distant, sunlit horizon, and the new Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) strolling around in the Long Grass, this summer holiday is a time for some…
  • Aug 31

    Hacked Off: Why we should be “furious” with the Daily Express – Rachel Baugh

    Hacked Off: Why we should be “furious” with the Daily Express – Rachel Baugh
    The front page of The Daily Express on 27 August 2014  contained the headline “Fury Over Britain’s 2M Illegal Migrants”. Sensational headlines are not new but this particular story goes beyond mere sensation, and…
  • Aug 28

    Australia: A landmark judgment – David Rolph

    Australia: A landmark judgment – David Rolph
    NSW Supreme Court Justice Lucy McCallum’s decision last week to permanently stay Roland Bleyer’s defamation proceedings against Google Inc (Bleyer v Google [2014] NSWSC 897) is a landmark judgment for two reasons. It is the…
Rank this Week: 114

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    Legal Open Document and Data Symposium: 6 September 2014, Ravenna

    Legal Open Document and Data Symposium: 6 September 2014, Ravenna
    Legal Open Document and Data, a symposium, is scheduled to be held 6 September 2014, in Ravenna, Italy, in conjunction with Summer School LEX 2014. Here is the program: Albano Bernasconi, Swiss Federal Chancellery, Official Publications…
  • Aug 31

    Scott et al.: Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Record

    Scott et al.: Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Record
    Eric O. Scott, Haleh Vafaie, Zelal Gungordu, Charles E. Horowitz, and Bradford C. Brown are scheduled to present a paper entitled Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Records, at SemADoc 2014: Semantic Analysis of Documents Workshop, to…
  • Aug 28

    Glassmeyer and Smith: Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law

    Glassmeyer and Smith: Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law
    Sarah Glassmeyer and Pete Smith have posted their new article entitled Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law, forthcoming in Legal Information Management, 14(3) (2014). Here is the abstract: As law librarians we have ready access…
Rank this Week: 98

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 1

    Land use articles posted to SSRN in August

    Land use articles posted to SSRN in August
    It is the first of the month, which means it's time for our check-in with what's new on SSRN. Below are all of the new land use law-related articles posted in August (search term "land use," parameter "last month"): 1...
  • Aug 29

    Do you have a land use law event coming up? Tell us about it!

    Do you have a land use law event coming up? Tell us about it!
    We make every effort at the blog to publicize as many land use law events as possible. Given the blog's readership, we tend to focus on events held at law schools and practitioner events that are national in scope. That...
  • Aug 28

    Martin's new article: Federalism and Municipal Innovation: Lessons from the Fight Against Vacant Propertie

    Martin's new article: Federalism and Municipal Innovation: Lessons from the Fight Against Vacant Propertie
    Benton C. Martin (unaffiliated) recently published, Federalism and Municipal Innovation: Lessons from the Fight Against Vacant Properties, in the spring edition of Urban Lawyer. Here is the abstract: Cities possess a far greater ability to be…
Rank this Week: 347

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 291

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 1

    Bedroom tax and human rights: The UT has a go

    Bedroom tax and human rights: The UT has a go
    I’ve got two Upper Tribunal decisions on bedroom tax appeals, both from Scotland. Both concern human rights related cases. One concerns what sounds like a fairly hopeless and sadly not well argued case based on disability. The other is…
  • Aug 31

    You’ve got absoutely nothing out of thi

    You’ve got absoutely nothing out of thi
    For most parties that enter into litigation (save for those on CFAs and some who are legally aided) a win isn’t really a win unless the other side is also ordered to pay your costs. I say most, because certain litigants enter into…
  • Aug 28

    A longer waiting to wait

    A longer waiting to wait
    Barnet Council are consulting on changes to their 2012 Allocation policy. The main change proposed is that the current ‘residence requirement’ of two years be increased to five years. That is to say that no-one would be eligible…
Rank this Week: 317

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Sep 1

    What Are The Penalties For A Landlord Who Violates The Fair Housing Act In New York City?

    What Are The Penalties For A Landlord Who Violates The Fair Housing Act In New York City?
    Access to safe housing is a core right protected by both the State of New York and the United States Government. At the federal level, violations of the Fair Housing Act may be adjudicated in several ways, typically resulting in large fines…
  • Sep 1

    Will A Misdemeanor Conviction In New York Result In Deportation Proceedings For Aliens?

    Will A Misdemeanor Conviction In New York Result In Deportation Proceedings For Aliens?
    Unfortunately, the question is much more complicated than you may realize. Not only is immigration law handled at the federal level, which doesn’t take into account New York’s definition of crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, but…
  • Aug 26

    What Are The Penalties For Criminal Possession Of A Weapon In New York?

    What Are The Penalties For Criminal Possession Of A Weapon In New York?
    New York has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, and prosecutors are only too happy to prosecute innocent people who were ignorant of the law. There are four grades of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in New York, and three are…
Rank this Week: 992

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 648

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Sep 1

    Court holiday.

    Court holiday.
    Triangle Shirtwaist FactoryThe courts are closed to mark Labor Day.Tomorrow's issue:  Moving for a change of…
  • Aug 29

    Commencing a tort action against a municipality.

    Commencing a tort action against a municipality.
    Practice point:  In order to commence a tort action against a municipality, General Municipal Law § 50-e(1)(a) requires a claimant to serve a notice of claim upon that municipality within 90 days after the date that the claim…
  • Aug 28

    Standing in a mortgage foreclosure action.

    Standing in a mortgage foreclosure action.
    Practice point:  In a mortgage foreclosure action, a plaintiff has standing where it is the holder or assignee of both the subject mortgage and of the underlying note at the time the action is commenced. Either a written assignment of…
Rank this Week: 646

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Aug 31

    TDM Call for Papers on Dispute Resolution from a Corporate Perspective”

    TDM Call for Papers on Dispute Resolution from a Corporate Perspective”
    While corporations are one of the key stakeholders in international dispute resolution, they do not often participate in the debate, and if they do, they often speak a language completely different from that of the other stakeholders. There…
  • Aug 29

    Investor-to State Dispute Settlement Mechanism (EU Regulation)

    Investor-to State Dispute Settlement Mechanism (EU Regulation)
      On 28 August, the European Union took an important step towards creating a comprehensive EU investment policy, with the publication of a Regulation setting out a new set of rules to manage disputes under the EU’s investment…
  • Aug 28

    New Book Published: Recognition in International Civil Litigation – European Enforcement Law

    New Book Published: Recognition in International Civil Litigation – European Enforcement Law
    The lectures delivered at the 2013 Conference of the International Association of Procedural Law on recognition of foreign judgments and cross-border enforcement have been collected in a book, recently published by Gieseking Verlag…
Rank this Week: 48

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

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

    Calling Patent Attorneys to Pro Bono

    Calling Patent Attorneys to Pro Bono
    The complexity of patent law and the restrictions on who is permitted to practice have served patent attorneys well — with the resulting generous incomes. The problem though is that these same complexities raise a barrier to entry for…
  • Aug 29

    Case dismissed as sanction for misrepresentation

    Case dismissed as sanction for misrepresentation
    Judge Keith Ellison issued a scathing order dismissing a patent case after it had been tried to verdict.  Tesco Corp. v. Weatherford Int’l., Inc. (S.D. Tex. Aug. 25, 2014).  Four days into a three-week trial over…
  • Aug 29

    Recent Patent Transfer

    Recent Patent Transfer
    Sandisk transferred a handful of patents and applications to newly formed company known as Sudek Technologies. The patents stem from the work of MusicGremlin – which was bought by Sandisk several years ago. How much would you pay for…
Rank this Week: 169

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 193