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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • May 27

    No Standing for Homebuilders to Challenge Endangered Species Designation

    No Standing for Homebuilders to Challenge Endangered Species Designation
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit ruled in National Association of Home Builders v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge settlement terms between the Service and…
  • May 27

    Second Circuit Upholds DMV Ban of "Choose Life" License Plate Against First Amendment Challenge

    Second Circuit Upholds DMV Ban of "Choose Life" License Plate Against First Amendment Challenge
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its divided opinion in Children First Foundation v. Fiala, the Second Circuit held that the Commissioner of Motor Vehicle's rejection of "Choose Life"…
  • May 26

    Supreme Court to Review Batson Challenge in Georgia Death Penalty Case

    Supreme Court to Review Batson Challenge in Georgia Death Penalty Case
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari today in Foster v. Humphrey to the Georgia Supreme Court denying post-conviction relief. According to the petition,…
Rank this Week: 254

Energy Legal Blog

Energy Legal Blog

Covers clean air/emissions, FERC, natural gas and more. By Bracewell & Giuliani.

http://www.energylegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 849

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • May 27

    Woman Killed in San Antonio Rollover Crash

    Woman Killed in San Antonio Rollover Crash
    A woman was fatally injured last week when an SUV overturned on U.S. 281 near Hays Street. The driver of the SUV was arrested on intoxication charges.
  • May 27

    Viking Range Recalls Gas Range

    Viking Range Recalls Gas Range
    Viking Ranges is recalling 52,000 gas ranges after determining the ranges can activate on their own, potentially causing gas leaks and fires..
  • May 27

    Aurora Products, Inc Macadamia Nut Recall

    Aurora Products, Inc Macadamia Nut Recall
    Aurora Products has issued a voluntary recall for Aurora Natural Brand and private label branded macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Rank this Week: 507

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • May 27

    Surprise! You Heard About that May 29th Filing Deadline, Right?

    Surprise! You Heard About that May 29th Filing Deadline, Right?
    You’re looking at the headline and wondering what I’m drinking. There’s no May 29th tax deadline, right? Well, yes, that’s correct; however, there is a May 29th government filing deadline that will impact some business…
  • May 26

    IRS “Get Transcript” Application Hacked; 104,000 Tax Returns Illegally Accessed

    IRS “Get Transcript” Application Hacked; 104,000 Tax Returns Illegally Accessed
    This afternoon IRS Commissioner John Koskinen announced that criminals were able to use the IRS “Get Transcript” application to access approximately 104,000 tax returns. (An additional 100,000 or so attempts were unsuccessful.)…
  • May 25

    Staking and the WSOP: 2015 Update

    Staking and the WSOP: 2015 Update
    The 2015 World Series of Poker begins on Wednesday at the Rio Hotel and Casino here in Las Vegas. While many things have changed for this year (for example, the WSOP will have a “Colossus” tournament this coming Friday and…
Rank this Week: 773

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 217

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • May 27

    “Bring Your Child To Co-Work Day” Could Soon Be Here

    “Bring Your Child To Co-Work Day” Could Soon Be Here
    From the Department of Someone Really Should Have Thought of This Sooner comes the idea of a co-working space with built-in day care: [Portland entrepreneur Glaucia] Martin-Porath says she’s already got a child care provider lined up…
  • May 27

    Fountain Pens For The Absolute Beginner

    Fountain Pens For The Absolute Beginner
    Just because fountain pens are no longer the signifier of success they once were does not mean you should avoid writing with one. Here are some fountain pens to consider if you are just starting out and do not want to find out that you…
  • May 26

    You Can’t Afford the Future of Law

    You Can’t Afford the Future of Law
    We hear a lot of talk about “big data” and how it will drive law practice in the future. In theory, someday you will have every bit of relevant practice data at your fingertips and you will be able to use that to predict how…
Rank this Week: 216

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • May 27

    My Toughest Assignment - Ever

    My Toughest Assignment - Ever
    No one goes through childhood saying, “What I want to be when I grow up is a mentor.” That’s like saying, “When I grow up, I want to be an actuary.” It just doesn’t happen that way. When given a chance,…
  • Apr 28

    Thinking of leaving the field? Try this instead.

    Thinking of leaving the field? Try this instead.
    Recently, I was a speaker at the Los Angeles Paralegal Association's 19th Annual Spring Conference. The theme was the Paralegal Career - What's happening today; alternative careers and the ever-talked about licensing, registration and…
  • Apr 11

    Still Thinking About Licensing Paralegals? Hogwash. Old School Thinking.

    Still Thinking About Licensing Paralegals? Hogwash. Old School Thinking.
    Just about every week, the question of whether to license paralegals comes up. What never comes up is the real "why". Oh sure, you'll hear ramblings on and on as to the pros and the cons. The reasoning includes how paralegals are supposed to…
Rank this Week: 925

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • May 27

    CA Solos & Small Firms: Do NOT Miss The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit June 18-20!

    CA Solos & Small Firms: Do NOT Miss The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit June 18-20!
    The event of the year for California solo and small firm practitioners as far as I’m concerned is The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit on June 18-20, 2015, at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport…
  • May 26

    How to Identify Your Best Referral Source

    How to Identify Your Best Referral Source
    The key to identifying your best client referral sources is simple: listen! When you listen to your clients, you learn what they want. Delivering what they want makes for more referrals and better client retention. Sounds simple, yet so many…
  • May 22

    FREE Online Webinar May 26: How to Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan

    FREE Online Webinar May 26: How to Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan
    Join me on Tuesday, May 26 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT for a free 60-minute legal marketing webinar: Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan, where you will learn… A proven legal marketing system that has helped 15,000 attorneys convert…
Rank this Week: 475

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • May 27

    How to Create YouTube Videos That Attract New Clients Plus 34 More Must-Read

    How to Create YouTube Videos That Attract New Clients Plus 34 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 35 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • May 26

    Best iPhone Weather Apps Plus 63 More Must-Read

    Best iPhone Weather Apps Plus 63 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 64 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • May 22

    Review of Word Renovation Tools (Word RT) Plus Transitioning to a Remote Team

    Review of Word Renovation Tools (Word RT) Plus Transitioning to a Remote Team
    Coming today to SmallLaw: TechnoLawyer members have ranted for years about paragraph numbering in Microsoft Word. So when we heard about Infoware's Word Renovation Tools (Word RT), we asked lawyer and legal technology consultant Seth Rowland…
Rank this Week: 227

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • May 27

    Flash Mob Law at Jenkin

    Flash Mob Law at Jenkin
    Have you ever watched a flash mob video on YouTube? Have you wondered if there are any legal consequences surrounding flash mobs and the people who plan (or participate in) them? Have you thought about planning a flash mob and want to know…
  • May 21

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online
    Summer is the time for block parties, parades, and other fun activities. See how to stay safe and lawful this summer by searching the Philadelphia Code online, provided by the American Legal Publishing Corporation. For easy searching, this…
  • May 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac
    You may have noticed that General OneFile and LegalTrac look a little different lately. The new Gale interface facilitates a streamlined approach to legal research. After logging in to either database through jenkinslaw.org, conduct a Basic…
Rank this Week: 402

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • May 27

    Is Legalizing Pot A Bad Idea? A Published Email Exchange With David Frum

    Is Legalizing Pot A Bad Idea? A Published Email Exchange With David Frum
    If you think weed should be legal, then David Frum, one of the leading intellectual voices against legalization of marijuana, will attempt to set you straight.
  • May 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.27.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.27.15
    * You down with R.B.G.? Yeah, you know me! Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore wants SCOTUS Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan to be impeached for having performed same-sex marriage ceremonies. Haters gonna hate. [Huffington Post] *…
  • May 27

    Blogging Is About You, The Blogger, Not The Copy

    Blogging Is About You, The Blogger, Not The Copy
    Legal blogging, at its finest, is giving of yourself. Rather than providing summaries of the law or the news without any soul, blogging is being authentic.
Rank this Week: 8

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 27

    Judge Gives ‘Field of Dreams’ Project the Go-Ahead

    Judge Gives ‘Field of Dreams’ Project the Go-Ahead
    Critics of a plan to turn the famous "Field of Dreams" field in eastern Iowa into a mega-sports complex struck out in court after a judge ruled that a zoning change paving the way for the redevelopment was done properly.
  • May 27

    How Will the U.S. Extradite FIFA Officials From Switzerland?

    How Will the U.S. Extradite FIFA Officials From Switzerland?
    Now that seven FIFA officials have been arrested in Zurich, the U.S. Justice Department wants to bring them to America to face criminal corruption charges. But six of the officials say they’re planning to contest their extradition to…
  • May 27

    Judge Ponders Whether Chimps Should Get Same Rights as Human

    Judge Ponders Whether Chimps Should Get Same Rights as Human
    The question of whether two chimpanzees should be afforded the right to challenge the legality of their detention got a hearing on Tuesday before a New York City judge.
Rank this Week: 40

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 27

    FCC Chair Proposes Action To Address Consumer Complaints On Robocalls, Marketing Call

    FCC Chair Proposes Action To Address Consumer Complaints On Robocalls, Marketing Call
    FCC Chair Tom Wheeler is proposing new ways to protect consumers against unwanted phone calls, including robocalls and sales messages. In a proposal he began circulating today, Mr. Wheeler listed a number of actions which would allow…
  • May 27

    Regulating the Advertising of e-Cigarettes: First Amendment Issue

    Regulating the Advertising of e-Cigarettes: First Amendment Issue
    Eric N. Lindblom, Georgetown University, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health law, has published Effectively Regulating E-Cigarettes and Their Advertising — And the First Amendment at 70 Food & Drug Law Journal 57 (2015).…
  • May 27

    "It Seems To Me I've Heard That Song Before"

    "It Seems To Me I've Heard That Song Before"
    The American Federation of Musicians is still hearing sour notes. Eriq Gardner (The Hollywood Reporter) reports that the AFM has filed a second lawsuit against the biggest studios in Hollywood (Columbia Studios, Paramount, Twentieth Century…
Rank this Week: 150

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

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

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Judge Kopf Can Sleep Better Now!

    Judge Kopf Can Sleep Better Now!
    Nebraska abolishes the death penalty.Led by Ernie Chambers, the legislature overrides veto by vote of 30-19.Sleep tight, Judge.
  • May 26

    Considering the Monster

    Considering the Monster
    Judge Kopf is conflicted about the death penalty.  He's told us that, in various ways and at various times, most recently and explicitly (where he uses the actual word conflicted here.This morning, he offers "one side of that…
  • May 18

    Resuscitating the Dying

    Resuscitating the Dying
    It was 20 years ago when Clifford O'Sullivan sat on the witness stand in a California courtroom.  He was six years old.  He could barely see above the railing.  But he was there to testify.  Eighteen months earlier, his…
Rank this Week: 462

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/
  • May 27

    Berger on Sentencing, Pain, and Hope

    Berger on Sentencing, Pain, and Hope
    Benjamin L. Berger (York University - Osgoode Hall Law School) has posted Sentencing and the Salience of Pain and Hope (Supreme Court Law Review (2d), Forthcoming, in Dwight Newman & Malcolm Thorburn, eds, The Dignity of Law: The Legacy…
  • May 27

    Enoch & Fisher on Statistical Evidence

    Enoch & Fisher on Statistical Evidence
    David Enoch and Talia Fisher (Hebrew University - The Philosophy Department and the Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law) has posted Sense and 'Sensitivity': Epistemic and Instrumental Approaches to Statistical…
  • May 27

    Enoch on Yaffe on Attempt

    Enoch on Yaffe on Attempt
    David Enoch (Hebrew University - The Philosophy Department and the Law School) has posted A Comment on Yaffe's Attempts on SSRN.
Rank this Week: 132

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    An Interesting Blog About Mystery and Crime Fiction

    An Interesting Blog About Mystery and Crime Fiction
    Check out Tipping My Fedora, an interesting blog devoted to "mystery, crime and suspense in all media" and run by someone named Sergio. Deliberately mysterious?Tip of the beret to Doug Coulson.
  • May 27

    Privacy, Security, and Literature

    Privacy, Security, and Literature
    Daniel Solove (George Washington University Law School) is compiling a list of privacy and security related novels. His first five selections?Franz Kafka, The Trial (published in 1925 in German, first English translation published in…
  • May 27

    A Work From Jordan Abel

    A Work From Jordan Abel
    Conceptual writer Jordan Abel's poem Warpath appears here. More about the origins of the work (texts are entirely from the public domain) at a Nostrum Remedium post here.
Rank this Week: 172

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Bernie Sanders is polling pretty much…

    Bernie Sanders is polling pretty much where all the lunatics who are running for the Republican nomination are polling, but all of Sanders' coverage talks about how he is a long shot, or a dark horse. I suppose that's true, even though none…
  • May 26

    I'm just going to throw this out there,…

    I'm just going to throw this out there, and think about it a bit more before I write about it more. One of the things that vexes me about the current state of our glamor profession is the undercurrent on anti-intellectualism that seems to run…
  • May 22

    I'm starting to outline a law school…

    I'm starting to outline a law school course which I'm tentatively calling "Civil Practice". The idea is that it will be a sort of omnibus practice course, which will include elements of New York Practice-- a subject dear to me- along with…
Rank this Week: 303

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 27

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!
    Wow, who would have thought it possible? Red-state Nebraska (with a few purple splotches) actually has repealed the death penalty by voting to override the Governor’s veto! And who were the people responsible for finally pushing this…
  • May 21

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!
    Today Angolan journalist and human rights defender Rafael Marques walked out of court a free man. He was facing over 10 years in prison and a fine of $1.2 million US dollars but all charges were dropped.
  • May 20

    The State of LGBT Human Rights Worldwide

    The State of LGBT Human Rights Worldwide
    Across the globe, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (LGBT) continue to face endemic violence, legal discrimination, and other human rights violations on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity. As we move from…
Rank this Week: 30

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 27

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #68: An Interview with Julian Sanchez

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #68: An Interview with Julian Sanchez
    Our guests for Episode 68 include Julian Sanchez, senior fellow at the CATO Institute where he studies issues at the busy intersection of technology, privacy, and civil liberties, with a particular focus on national security and…
  • May 27

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Shiite militias launched an offensive yesterday to take back Ramadi, relieving Iraqi security forces who lost the territory just over a week ago. The “popular mobilization units,” another name for the militias, plan to secure the…
  • May 27

    LIVE: Brookings Host Vice President Joe Biden

    LIVE: Brookings Host Vice President Joe Biden
    At 12:15 pm, Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks at Brookings on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and its implications for European security. You can watch the discussion below or follow along on Twitter at #BidenAtBrooking
Rank this Week: 67

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 27

    Humblebragging is Empirically, Not Just Anecdotally, Ineffective

    Humblebragging is Empirically, Not Just Anecdotally, Ineffective
    Last month, Ovul Sezer, Francesca Gino, and Michael I. Norton of Harvard Business School posted Humblebragging: A Distinct – And Ineffective – Self-Presentation Strategy to SSRN (available here). Here is the full article abstract:…
  • May 27

    Social Enterprise, Brazilian Style

    Social Enterprise, Brazilian Style
    As a semi-closeted (now "out," I guess) foodie* and as a lover of "things Brazilian" (including Havaianas flip-flops and Veja sneakers, as well as churrascarias and caipirinhas), I read with interest a recent electronic…
  • May 27

    The Future of Respectability for Lawyers (Part 4)

    The Future of Respectability for Lawyers (Part 4)
    In my first post of this series, I asked whether business leaders had unknowingly provided the legal industry with a long-term solution to declining interest in the legal profession and potential waning influence. I suggested that business…
Rank this Week: 273

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 447

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    From Murder to Museums: Recent Cases and Ethical Considerations in Nazi Looted Art

    From Murder to Museums: Recent Cases and Ethical Considerations in Nazi Looted Art
    Museums have recently been criticized by the Jewish Claims Conference in a report here for ethical lapses: promising to, yet failing to research their collections and to coordinate and promote research into the provenance of their…
  • May 18

    Care About Clean Water? Learn About Oyster Farming This Saturday May 23

    Care About Clean Water? Learn About Oyster Farming This Saturday May 23
    Join us this Saturday morning May 23 at 9 am in Westhampton Beach NY to learn about how to save oysters and clean up the bay through oyster farming.   An adult oyster filters up to 50 gallons of water per day and the…
  • Apr 26

    Art Law: From Murder To Museums - Recent Nazi Looted Art Cases - May 14 2015

    Art Law: From Murder To Museums - Recent Nazi Looted Art Cases - May 14 2015
    Girl With Black Hair by Egon Schiele - Stolen From Fritz Grunbaum(currently at Oberlin College)THE NEW ROCHELLE BAR ASSOCIATIONInvites Members to attend a FREE 2 Credit CLE CourseFROM MURDER TO MUSEUMS: Recent Nazi Looted Art CasesWith…
Rank this Week: 350

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Intelligence Failure, Memory Loss And The Truth About Bush's War

    Intelligence Failure, Memory Loss And The Truth About Bush's War
    "Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?"  -- Groucho Marx"We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we'll act again, creating…
  • Apr 30

    Vermont's Finest: The Importance Of Being Bernie

    Vermont's Finest: The Importance Of Being Bernie
    "It's a little-known fact, but we reporters could successfully sell Sanders or Elizabeth Warren or any other populist candidate as a serious contender for the White House if we wanted to. Hell, we told Americans it was okay to vote for …
  • Apr 29

    The Supreme Court Demands Its Pound Of Flesh

    The Supreme Court Demands Its Pound Of Flesh
    "The pound of flesh which I demand of him Is deerely bought, 'tis mine, and I will have it."  -- Shylock, The Merchant of VeniceIn the 1970s, without any scientific testing, a state medical examiner from Oklahoma concocted a three-drug…
Rank this Week: 180

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    How long should SCOTUS Justices serve?

    How long should SCOTUS Justices serve?
    Legal Times has this article on a move to have future nominees pledge to limit their tenure to 18 years: Initiative Urges Voluntary Term Limits for Future Justices.“We can and must expect better from the Supreme Court,” said…
  • May 26

    Diverse Trio to 2d DCA

    Diverse Trio to 2d DCA
    Today's DJ has a number of appellate-related articles.Governor Chooses Diverse Trio to 2nd District Court of Appeal: Governor Brown's appellate selections would come to bench from diverse political stripes. The article calls Elwood Lui,…
  • May 22

    2d DCA Appointments!!!

    2d DCA Appointments!!!
    Governor Brown Appoints Three Justices to the Second District Court of AppealSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Elwood G. Lui to Division One, Lamar W. Baker to Division Five and John L. Segal…
Rank this Week: 834

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 723

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 27

    Investigating and Handling Repetitive Use Injurie

    Investigating and Handling Repetitive Use Injurie
    Repetitive use injuries account for a significant portion of claims in many workers’ compensation programs.  While these injuries can occur in any employee, they are becoming more prevalent in the aging American worker force. …
  • May 27

    Saskatchewan WCB Sees Further Drop in Overall Workplace Injury Rate

    Saskatchewan WCB Sees Further Drop in Overall Workplace Injury Rate
    The Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board (WCB) recently released its 2014 injury rates.   The data indicates a further decrease in the overall workplace injury rate despite an increase in the number of workers. In 2014, there were…
  • May 26

    Workplace Injury Claims Falling in Victoria (Australia)

    Workplace Injury Claims Falling in Victoria (Australia)
    Anytime workplace injury claims go down, that is a positive thing.   As of Dec. 31, 2014 there were 7.32 claims per million hours worked (MHW) in Victorian (Australia) workplaces, a reduction on the 7.37 claims per MHW recorded at the…
Rank this Week: 288

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • May 27

    Victory! UN Crime Commission Approves Mandela Rules on Treatment of Prisoner

    Victory! UN Crime Commission Approves Mandela Rules on Treatment of Prisoner
    Last week I was in Vienna, representing the ACLU at the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. Meetings of the Crime Commission, as it's informally known, are sometimes contentious. But the commission's closing…
  • May 26

    Death by Debtors' Prison: Ray Staten's 16-Day Jail Sentence for Unpaid Court Fees Cost Him His Life

    Death by Debtors' Prison: Ray Staten's 16-Day Jail Sentence for Unpaid Court Fees Cost Him His Life
    This piece originally appeared at The Guardian. Ray Charles Staten Sr. should have celebrated his 60th birthday this month. Instead, his family marked the fourth anniversary of his death. It all started, according to a lawsuit that settled in…
  • May 26

    Scaremongering about the Patriot Act Sunset

    Scaremongering about the Patriot Act Sunset
    In a last-ditch effort to scare lawmakers into preserving unpopular and much-abused surveillance authorities, the Senate Republican leadership and some intelligence officials are warning that allowing Section 215 of the Patriot Act to…
Rank this Week: 58

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • May 27

    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Files Draft Resource Report

    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Files Draft Resource Report
    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville has filed draft Resource Reports 1 through 12 with FERC as part of the pre-filing environmental review of its proposed LNG production, storage, and export facility on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville,…
  • May 26

    Petronas to Make Conditional FID on B.C. LNG Terminal Soon

    Petronas to Make Conditional FID on B.C. LNG Terminal Soon
    The Globe and Mail reports that Malaysian state oil company Petronas, primary sponsor of the proposed Pacific Northwest LNG export terminal in British Columbia (B.C.), expects to make a conditional final investment decision (FID) on the…
  • May 22

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal
    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of the Waterkeeper Alliance, is scheduled to address a rally led by the “No LNG Exports Coalition” in opposition to the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project and Oregon LNG export terminals on May…
Rank this Week: 81

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    An "indefensible tension" in Evenwel?: Does the Constitution prohibit for state districts the "one person/one vote" formula that the Constitution requires for federal districts?

    An "indefensible tension" in Evenwel?: Does the Constitution prohibit for state districts the "one person/one vote" formula that the Constitution requires for federal districts?
    Following up on the recent posts by Joey Fishkin and David Gans on the Evenwel case that the Court has decided to hear, I thought it might be worth posting the argument made by the United States the last time this issue reached the…
  • May 27

    Three Paths to Constitutionalism

    Three Paths to Constitutionalism
    Bruce AckermanI’ve just published a 5000 word sketch of my current book project that attempts a new framework for confronting the world-wide rise of constitutionalism during the twentieth century. Here’s a link to the article in…
  • May 27

    Dan Meltzer's Fed Court

    Dan Meltzer's Fed Court
    Thanks to Marty for the lovely – and spot on – recollection of Harvard Law Professor Dan Meltzer, in the face of the terribly sad news of his death.  It was my great privilege to have met Dan Meltzer first as my teacher some…
Rank this Week: 270

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • May 27

    Angry Faculty Savage New York University | Minding The Campu

    Angry Faculty Savage New York University | Minding The Campu
    The report, “The Art of the Gouge,” says NYU admits the highest number of foreign students of any U.S. university, thus gaining large profits from extra costs charged to non-Americans. Blogger Yves Smith at Naked Capitalism says…
  • May 27

    Glenn Beck: Free The Weed - The Daily Beast

    Glenn Beck: Free The Weed - The Daily Beast
    When Beck winds up his dismal portrait of police violence, he cites a list of “extremist” categories supposedly culled from government documents. It includes “those that talk about ‘individual liberties,’”…
  • May 27

    Does the Octopus Have a Soul? - The Daily Beast

    Does the Octopus Have a Soul? - The Daily Beast
    What has eight legs and just might have a soul? via www.thedailybeast.com And are they capable of profound evil?
Rank this Week: 174

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
Rank this Week: 892

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender
    5-27-15 Maine: NOBLEBORO, Maine — All charges were dropped May 12 against a Hampden woman who was arrested in March for allegedly running over her boyfriend, a convicted sex offender, with a car after she caught him allegedly attempting to…
  • May 27

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender
    Now where is the bill preventing children from going anywhere near lawmakers? Lest children learn how to misconstrue, and do all those other things lawmakers do to stay in office! 5-27-15 Alabama: The Alabama house passed legislation Tuesday…
  • May 26

    Troy police consider charges after arson death

    Troy police consider charges after arson death
    5-27-15 New York: LANSINGBURGH - An autopsy was being done Tuesday on a woman who died recently, weeks after being pulled from a fire in Lansingburgh. Right now this is an arson investigation. We don't know the results of the autopsy yet,…
Rank this Week: 20

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    One bad apple can spoil the whole lot of injury lawyers (Ontario)

    One bad apple can spoil the whole lot of injury lawyers (Ontario)
    First and foremost, I want to send special recognition my friend David Siegel, who told me last night that he stopped following his mother, sister, father, the best man at his wedding, and his Grade 8 Karate teacher on Twitter. BUT, he…
  • May 21

    Note Taking and Insurance Claims; they go hand in hand (Ontario)

    Note Taking and Insurance Claims; they go hand in hand (Ontario)
    Intact Insurance has some great television commercials where an terrible accident happens (like a car driving in to a swimming pool); followed by a scene involving an insurance policy holder calling the insurer over the phone. The next scene…
  • May 14

    Tips for a Safe Long Weekend from a Personal Injury Lawyer (Ontario)

    Tips for a Safe Long Weekend from a Personal Injury Lawyer (Ontario)
    For many, this May long weekend marks the official beginning of spring/summer; depending on how you evaluate the temperature. After a very long, cold and windy winter, this May long weekend is a warm welcome; even if the temperatures…
Rank this Week: 757

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • May 27

    #barpreplife: Don’t Fall Behind

    #barpreplife: Don’t Fall Behind
    GUEST BLOG by Ifeoma Ukwubiwe Graduated from Rutgers School of Law-Newark Lesson # 1: Don’t Fall Behind. My Law School Graduation was last Friday. The third day of the Torts Lecture was last Friday. I missed the Torts lecture. I…
  • May 20

    #barpreplife: New York Goes With The Uniform Bar Exam

    #barpreplife: New York Goes With The Uniform Bar Exam
    GUEST BLOG by Ifeoma Ukwubiwe Graduating 3L from Rutgers School of Law-Newark The A couple of weeks ago, New York’s highest court announced it will begin administering the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) in July 2016. UBE is accepted in more…
  • May 5

    #thebarlife: Remembering My Mantra

    #thebarlife: Remembering My Mantra
    GUEST BLOG by Ifeoma Ukwubiwe Graduating 3L from Rutgers School of Law-Newark It’s no surprise that in law school you can easily feel like you’re drowning in stress. The first year is devoted to academic achievement in the…
Rank this Week: 552

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    DMCA hearings: library etc education

    DMCA hearings: library etc education
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Proposed Class 4: Audiovisual works – educational uses – educational programs operated by museums, libraries,…
  • May 27

    DMCA hearings: K-12 education

    DMCA hearings: K-12 education
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Proposed Class 2: Audiovisual works – educational uses – primary and secondary schools (K-12)This proposed…
  • May 27

    DMCA hearings: MOOC

    DMCA hearings: MOOC
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) 10:45am-12:15pm: Proposed Class 3: Audiovisual works – educational uses – massive open online courses…
Rank this Week: 114

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 27

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Shared-Parenting Legislation

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Shared-Parenting Legislation
    Nearly 20 states are currently considering passing shared-parenting legislation that would lead to more equal parenting time after divorce or separation. One of those states is Texas, where a “50/50 custody bill” is making its way…
  • May 26

    The Role Counselors And Therapists Can Play In Divorce

    The Role Counselors And Therapists Can Play In Divorce
    Divorce is probably the most emotional thing a family will ever go through. Children, even ones that are well-adjusted, often need someone to talk to besides their parents about the situation. One of the best things you can do for your kids…
  • May 23

    How To Calculate Alimony

    How To Calculate Alimony
    Question: How can I calculate how much alimony I might have to pay after divorce? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general guidance on this issue. Alimony or spousal support is not necessarily…
Rank this Week: 111

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 186

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 38

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • May 27

    Cleveland Police Agree to Stop Hitting People on the Head With Gun

    Cleveland Police Agree to Stop Hitting People on the Head With Gun
    No, it's The Onion that makes up fake news stories, not me. In this case, I barely even had to tweak the headline: Cleveland Plain Dealer Seriously. According to the report, officers of the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP)…
  • May 27

    Is It Still Robbery If You Just Ask Nicely?

    Is It Still Robbery If You Just Ask Nicely?
    Let's say you walk into a bank, go up to a teller and say something like, "Hi, I was just passing by your bank and thought I'd stop in and see if you'd be willing to give me some…
  • May 22

    Other Things to Read!

    Other Things to Read!
    Here are some reading recommendations for the holiday weekend (this assumes, of course, that you have already read carefully and in full each of the 3,396 posts and one book that I have spewed forth to date): Former federal…
Rank this Week: 293

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 720

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • May 27

    Man arrested, facing life in prison in St. Johns County Sex Crimes Case

    Man arrested, facing life in prison in St. Johns County Sex Crimes Case
    A St. Johns County man was arrested this week, the same day a child under the age of 12 told police they were molested by the man.  Detectives interviewed the suspect the same day and then arrested him, according to a report in the…
  • May 22

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction
    A Jacksonville man convicted of killing a firefighter’s wife will spend the rest of his life in prison.  The man was facing the possibility of the death penalty, but the judge issued the life sentence last week, according to a…
  • May 19

    State drops charges against St. Johns County Commissioner

    State drops charges against St. Johns County Commissioner
    A St. Johns County Commissioner was cleared of a felony charge brought against him in North Carolina.  He was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, accused of taking $500 from an account he used to share with his…
Rank this Week: 870

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Plagiarism at university in Missouri?

    Plagiarism at university in Missouri?
    See http://fox2now.com/2015/05/25/college-commencement-speaker-accused-of-plagiarism/with textThe Jefferson City News Tribune reports that Atlanta-based motivational speaker Patricia Russell-McCloud quoted or paraphrased at least eight others…
  • May 27

    More on Led Zeppelin and "Stairway to Heaven"

    More on Led Zeppelin and "Stairway to Heaven"
    See the post Led Zeppelin respond to Stairway to Heaven plagiarism lawsuit
  • May 27

    Jawbone suing Fitbit over poaching of employees and confidential information

    Jawbone suing Fitbit over poaching of employees and confidential information
    On employees joining competitors, from the NYTimes on Jawbone suing Fitbit in California State Court :According to the complaint, recruiters for Fitbit contacted nearly a third of Jawbone’s employees early this year. Some of those…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • May 27

    Overbilling Suspension

    Overbilling Suspension
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has accepted a two-year consent suspension of an "independent staff attorney" who inflated his bills while employed as a $40 per hour document reviewer for Drinker Biddle. The attorney was employed…
  • May 27

    Prosecutor Disbarred After Rape Plea

    Prosecutor Disbarred After Rape Plea
    The Delaware Supreme Court has accepted the consent disbarment of a former prosecutor who pleaded guilty to rape charges. Delaware Online has details of the criminal case A former Delaware criminal prosecutor pleaded guilty Monday to raping a…
  • May 27

    No Place Like Nome

    No Place Like Nome
    Alaska Dispatch News has a report on ethics charges against a recently-appointed judge of the Nome Superior Court. The News summarizes: The statements taken from recorded court proceedings and listed in the complaint are as follows: • On…
Rank this Week: 339

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • May 27

    Will Victims Hold Complex Liable? Rolling Bends Apartment Shooting Leaves 2 Injured

    Will Victims Hold Complex Liable? Rolling Bends Apartment Shooting Leaves 2 Injured
    Local News A double shooting outside the Rolling Bends apartment complex reportedly left one man and a 9-year-old child injured Tuesday afternoon, May 26, 2015. According to AJC, a 9-year-old child and an adult male were struck and injured by…
  • May 26

    Edward Buford Shot, Killed at Villages on The River Apartment

    Edward Buford Shot, Killed at Villages on The River Apartment
    Local News A 24-year-old father of two, Edward Allen Buford, was reportedly shot and killed at the Villages on The River Apartments Saturday morning, May 23, 2015. According to AJC, the fatal shooting occurred outside an apartment building…
  • May 13

    Was Trucking Company Negligence a Factor? Macon Canola Oil Leak Causes Multiple Accidents, Injurie

    Was Trucking Company Negligence a Factor? Macon Canola Oil Leak Causes Multiple Accidents, Injurie
    Local News A truck leaking over 1,000 gallons of canola oil reportedly caused multiple accidents in Macon Tuesday morning, May 12, 2015. According to The Macon Telegraph, the truck poured canola oil along its route from Raines…
Rank this Week: 284

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: 54