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Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Nov 28

    EU Data Protection Authority Adopts Guidelines on the Implementation of the Right to be Forgotten

    EU Data Protection Authority Adopts Guidelines on the Implementation of the Right to be Forgotten
    On November 26, 2014, the European data protection authorities (DPAs) assembled in the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) adopted guidelines on the implementation of the judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the right to…
  • Nov 19

    USA FREEDOM Act stall

    USA FREEDOM Act stall
    Last evening the Senate voted 58-42 to delay implementation of the USA FREEDOM Act with the goal of reforming, albeit modestly, America's controversial domestic surveillance programs. Despite strong support from the technology industry, rare…
  • Nov 12

    PCLOB: Defining Privacy Interests, 2/2

    PCLOB: Defining Privacy Interests, 2/2
    Panel 2 of today's PCLOB public hearing explored privacy interests within a counterterrorism context with an emphasis on what impact technology has upon it.  The panel was fairly fluid and free-flowing with discussion, but a few salient…
Rank this Week: 97

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Nov 28

    Alabama Employer Cited for Workplace Safety Exposure

    Alabama Employer Cited for Workplace Safety Exposure
    Not keeping workers safe on the job has cost one Alabama employer some significant money.   Wayne Farms LLC, which makes products under brand names Dutch Quality House and Platinum Harvest, has been cited by the U.S. Department of…
  • Nov 27

    Ohio BWC Board Backs New Rule

    Ohio BWC Board Backs New Rule
    Things look to be changing in Ohio when it comes to workers compensation and caring for injured employees.   A new rule approved recently by the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors allows BWC to provide care to…
  • Nov 26

    OSHA Imposes $1M Fine, 2 Workers Die in Mine

    OSHA Imposes $1M Fine, 2 Workers Die in Mine
    A fine of more than $1 million was recently delivered to a mine owner following two fatalities.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that it has imposed a fine of $1,077,800 following its…
Rank this Week: 258

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Nov 28

    How to Make a Request for Social Media in a Divorce Case

    How to Make a Request for Social Media in a Divorce Case
    MichaelHow to Make a Request for Social Media in a Divorce Case I have attempted to subpoena the social media host on several occasions only to find that they typically will not produce the persons social media, but instead send a form letter…
  • Nov 27

    308th and 311th Courts to Move End of 2014

    308th and 311th Courts to Move End of 2014
    Michael308th and 311th Courts to Move End of 2014 Members of the Houston Bar Association received the following announcement November 25th 2014: Please be advised that the 311th and 308th Judicial District Courts will be moving to their new…
  • Nov 25

    Grandparents Rights Lawyer Houston Texa

    Grandparents Rights Lawyer Houston Texa
    MichaelGrandparents Rights Lawyer Houston Texas In Harris county, Texas grandparents many times have had difficulty to file original suits but also trouble in filing interventions in active suits between the parents.  Sections 1002.003…
Rank this Week: 858

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Nov 28

    Texas Public Adjusters Accused of Being Runners for Unethical Attorney

    Texas Public Adjusters Accused of Being Runners for Unethical Attorney
    Are some Texas public adjusters criminally and unethically running for some lawyers in Texas? This was the accusation made by an insurance company defense firm in Keeping Pace With Texas Hail Claim 'Case-Runners'. The post noted: There are…
  • Nov 27

    Happy Thanksgiving From Merlin Law Group

    Happy Thanksgiving From Merlin Law Group
    Merlin Law Group would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! .
  • Nov 26

    In Memory of Hal Arnold

    In Memory of Hal Arnold
    (Note: This guest blog is by Bruce Kabat, a public adjuster and COO of Adjusters International Colorado) In the spirit of Thanksgiving, many of us are thankful for the memories we’ll forever have of a true professional named Hal…
Rank this Week: 294

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 28

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Who's going shopping today? I'm taking the day off, which means I won't be on line much. I hope all Talkleft visitors had a wonderful holiday. I looked at so many store ads my eyes are blurry. At least I forgot about ISIS for a few... [[…
  • Nov 26

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread
    Tomorrow is for turkey, but I made lasagne for tonight. In the news, the UK is considering legislation to force internet service providers to keep more user detail records: Prime Minister David Cameron ’s government unveiled…
  • Nov 26

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread
    TalkLeft wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving. Don't forget to check in with your local radio station to find out what time they will play Alice's Restaurant. It was November 28, 1965 that Arlo was convicted of littering in Stockbridge,…
Rank this Week: 2

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part six)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part six)
    Stories from a career of Supreme Court advocacy; what one learns about necessary skills and the value of experienced counsel; and just how hard it is to explain how different Supreme Court advocacy is from anything else a lawyer does.…
  • Nov 27

    This week at the Court

    This week at the Court
    On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect additional orders from the November 25 Conference.  (Lyle covered the grants that were issued after that Conference last Tuesday.) Monday is also the first day of the Court’s December sitting. The…
  • Nov 26

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Mata v. Holder 14-185 Issue: Whether the Fifth Circuit erred in this case in holding that it has no jurisdiction to review petitioner’s request that the Board of Immigration Appeals equitably toll…
Rank this Week: 12

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Nothing Helps With Post-Thanksgiving Indigestion Quite Like A Heaping Helping Of Express Preemption

    Nothing Helps With Post-Thanksgiving Indigestion Quite Like A Heaping Helping Of Express Preemption
                OK, we made that up.  It is not true at all.  A complete lie, much like “The Dallas Cowboys are America’s Team.”  Or “Eating turkey…
  • Nov 26

    A Thankful Strain

    A Thankful Strain
    “Our rural ancestors, with little blest, Patient of labor when the end was rest, Indulged the day that housed their annual grain, With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain.”   ― Alexander Pope, Imitations of…
  • Nov 25

    Thanks for Nothing California

    Thanks for Nothing California
    This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.            This is the official week in the United States for giving thanks.  Counting your blessings.  Welcoming family…
Rank this Week: 116

Indiana Real Property and…

Indiana Real Property and Environmental Law Report

Comments on Indiana real estate, land use and environmental cases. By Jeff Lorenzo.

http://indianarealpropertylaw.com/
  • Nov 28

    IDEM Restricting Infectious Waste Processing Facilities Because of Ebola Threat

    IDEM Restricting Infectious Waste Processing Facilities Because of Ebola Threat
    IDEM is restricting infectious waste processing facilities from accepting and/or processing Category A infectious substances – as a precautionary measure. Category A infectious materials include Ebola waste. Here are the notices to…
  • Nov 26

    Hallowed Ground: Wrigley Field Undergoes Renovation

    Hallowed Ground: Wrigley Field Undergoes Renovation
    I am a lifelong Cubs fan. And for me, there are few more hallowed parcels of real estate anywhere than Wrigley Field. But if you’ve been there — and if you haven’t you definitely need to include Wrigley on your ……
  • Nov 25

    US Supreme Court to Decide EPA’s Authority to Regulate Mercury Pollution from Electric Power Plant

    US Supreme Court to Decide EPA’s Authority to Regulate Mercury Pollution from Electric Power Plant
    In its recent conference, the US Supreme Court agreed to rule on the EPA’s authority to regulate mercury pollution from electric power plants. This case continues the recent pattern of the SCOTUS’ willingness to hear challenges to…
Rank this Week: 10

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Trial Consultant Expert On "Crafting Your Case" Part 2

    Trial Consultant Expert On "Crafting Your Case" Part 2
    In Discovery “Story Boarding trial consultant expert Molly M. Murphy shares her strategies to get the jury to understand and connect with your case. A case comes into your office. If you are a defense firm you receive the filed…
  • Nov 25

    Child Abuse Expert Witnesses & Midwife Neglect Case

    Child Abuse Expert Witnesses & Midwife Neglect Case
    Child abuse expert witnesses may advise regarding child abuse and neglect and the physical and emotional mistreatment of children. In the news, South Dakota midwife Judy K. Jones is charged with the death of a Nebraska infant she delivered. …
  • Nov 23

    PTSD Expert Witness Testifies On Clinical Criteria

    PTSD Expert Witness Testifies On Clinical Criteria
    Post traumatic stress expert witness Mitchell Clionsky testified for the defense in the Springfield, MA, lawsuit against nightclub owner Demetrious Konstantopoulos. Cara Lyn Crncic alleges that a 2011 assault by Konstantopoulos has caused her…
Rank this Week: 603

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

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

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Nov 28

    Whirlpool Seeks Legal Counsel In Patent Operation

    Whirlpool Seeks Legal Counsel In Patent Operation
    Whirlpool Corporation is seeking qualified candidates for a Legal Counsel opening in their Patent Operations group within the Law Department. The Whirlpool Patent Operations team of eleven includes attorneys, patent agents,…
  • Nov 26

    How Thanksgiving Leftovers Lead to the Invention of LASIK

    How Thanksgiving Leftovers Lead to the Invention of LASIK
    Sitting at the dinner table with his family on Thanksgiving in 1981, Srinivasan looked at his turkey dinner and a brilliant thought occurred to him: a leftover bone with cartilage would provide the perfect test subject. The cartilage and…
  • Nov 26

    A Brief History of Google’s Android Operating System

    A Brief History of Google’s Android Operating System
    In October 2003, a group of young computing experts came together to establish a software development company that would go on to revolutionize the cellular mobile phone as we knew it. The product they would create would establish incredible…
Rank this Week: 358

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Nov 28

    Part of the Obama Plan: Support High-skilled Business and Worker

    Part of the Obama Plan: Support High-skilled Business and Worker
    As fleshed out in some detail by the Department of Homeland Security, President Obama's recently announced immigration plan has quite a few components. One item on the list of immigration initiatives is "Support High-skilled Business and…
  • Nov 28

    Eat Turkey, Become American

    Eat Turkey, Become American
    Marie Myung-Ok Lee offers a heartwarming story about the meaning of Thanksgiving and its importance to her Korean immigrant parents. KJ
  • Nov 28

    SALT STATEMENT ON FERGUSON, MISSOURI

    SALT STATEMENT ON FERGUSON, MISSOURI
    There has been much in the news about the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. Here is a letter on that subject posted on the Society of American Law Tecahers website: November 21, 2014 The Society of American Law Teachers (SALT)...
Rank this Week: 47

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Nov 28

    Why does it take so long to get medical records?

    Why does it take so long to get medical records?
    The New York Times had an enlightening article on the difficulties in getting a copy of your medical records.  We are very familiar with how nursing homes prevent residents and their families from getting copies of their chart.…
  • Nov 27

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Poliakoff and Associates would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! As many of us will be watching football today, I wanted to share an article from the NY Times about one lawyer’s crusade to make the game safer… Continue…
  • Nov 26

    More RNs means better care and better outcomes!

    More RNs means better care and better outcomes!
    Medscape had a great article on the lack of RN staffing at nursing homes and how that affects the quality of care for the residents.  ”A large and growing volume of research shows that a higher nurse-to-patient ratio improves…
Rank this Week: 389

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Nov 28

    FDIC: Banks Prosper, Problem Institutions Remain

    FDIC: Banks Prosper, Problem Institutions Remain
    The banking industry had a “positive quarter” in the third quarter of 2014, according to the FDIC”s latest Quarterly Banking Profile. Banks continue to improve and are performing  better than during the same period a…
  • Nov 26

    Guest Post: Cyber Security Indeed: Derivative Action Dismissed Where Board Proactively Addressed Cyber Risks and Exposure

    Guest Post: Cyber Security Indeed: Derivative Action Dismissed Where Board Proactively Addressed Cyber Risks and Exposure
    The derivative lawsuit filed against the board of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation in connection with the series of cyber breaches the company had experienced was being closely watched as possibly representative of a potential new area liability…
  • Nov 25

    Calculating Damages in Securities Class Action Lawsuit

    Calculating Damages in Securities Class Action Lawsuit
    Because securities class action lawsuits under Section 10 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 so rarely go to trial (a topic I addressed in a recent post, here), questions about how damages are calculated are not often…
Rank this Week: 458

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Nov 28

    Black Friday - Do It From Your Chair

    Black Friday - Do It From Your Chair
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Nov 27

    No Grand Jury For Turkey

    No Grand Jury For Turkey
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Nov 27

    A Thanksgiving Message From Savannah

    A Thanksgiving Message From Savannah
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 235

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Nov 28

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-11-27

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-11-27
    Music bodies launch legal challenge against new UK private copying rules http://t.co/KPmX24Cx4v -> ISPs should police web pirates: Tina Arena http://t.co/QLM0pitj5O -> Senator Pressures Visa, MasterCard To Stop Serving File-Sharing…
  • Nov 27

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-11-26

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-11-26
    Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach leaks prominent Canadians' tax details http://t.co/yDYb4tlEUR -> Alberta considers privacy amendments allowing union intrusions http://t.co/rKJwUNve4l -> Link to Perfect10 v Giganews case…
  • Nov 26

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-11-25

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-11-25
    Social media terms of service may be trumped by Canadian law http://t.co/HGrhOsu8V9 -> Regin computer spying malware has 'stealth' features, Symantec says http://t.co/BnlXAcsnGp -> Hacker claiming ties to Anonymous forces Toronto police…
Rank this Week: 441

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Nov 28

    Serial for Ferguson

    Serial for Ferguson
    Maybe it's too soon, but I really hope someone will do a Serial-style analysis of the killing of Mike Brown.
  • Nov 26

    Six Steps to Better Deposition

    Six Steps to Better Deposition
    Depositions are often frightening and difficult experiences. Use these six tips to ease your anxiety and own the room.
  • Nov 25

    Lawyerist Joins the ABA Blawg 100 Hall of Fame

    Lawyerist Joins the ABA Blawg 100 Hall of Fame
    The ABA Journal adds Lawyerist — in the Blawg 100 since 2009 — to its Blawg 100 Hall of Fame!
Rank this Week: 423

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/
  • Nov 28

    Bradford, Hohl, Jackson, & MacQueen on Compliance with Traffic Law

    Bradford, Hohl, Jackson, & MacQueen on Compliance with Traffic Law
    Ben Bradford, Katrin Hohl, Jonathan Jackson and Sarah MacQueen (University of Oxford - Centre for Criminology, City University London, London School of Economics & Political Science - Department of Methodology and University of Edinburgh…
  • Nov 28

    Nunez on Absolute State Sovereignty

    Nunez on Absolute State Sovereignty
    Jorge Emilio Nunez (Manchester Law School) has posted About the Impossibility of Absolute State Sovereignty. The Modern Era on SSRN. Here is the abstract: State sovereignty is often thought to be and seen as absolute, unlimited. We have seen…
  • Nov 27

    Voon on Trade-Restrictiveness & the WTO

    Voon on Trade-Restrictiveness & the WTO
    Tania S. Voon (University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School) has posted Exploring the Meaning of Trade-Restrictiveness in the WTO (World Trade Review, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Trade-restrictiveness is a familiar…
Rank this Week: 17

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Feds seeking significant damages against DuPont for contamination in Pompton Lake

    Feds seeking significant damages against DuPont for contamination in Pompton Lake
    Today's post is shared fom northjersey.com/The federal government is seeking significant damages from DuPont for decades of pollution that has contaminated soil and water on the company’s sprawling 600-acre property where the facility…
  • Nov 28

    Rules of Dismissal Governed by Equitable Principle

    Rules of Dismissal Governed by Equitable Principle
    In reversing a dismissal in Workers’ Compensation a NJ Court applied equitable principles s well as the guidance of the rules of the civil justice system. The inability of counsel to appear for what the Appellate Court deemed to be…
  • Nov 28

    2014 to be deadliest for grain engulfment in four year

    2014 to be deadliest for grain engulfment in four year
    Today's post was shared by Trucker Lawyers and comes from journalstar.com It took only seconds.Tim Hansen climbed inside the grain bin with a long pole, planning to shove it down into the corn to clear a crust of kernels stopping corn from…
Rank this Week: 342

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Nov 28

    The Friday Fillip: The Eleventh Month

    The Friday Fillip: The Eleventh Month
    Here, north of the equator, November is the Thursday of months. (Just as Thursday is the November of days.) It stands between you and a big holiday stretch, with nothing to offer but accumulating weariness and the irritating jingling…
  • Nov 28

    Dreaming of the Future of Law Firm

    Dreaming of the Future of Law Firm
    In my previous post, I identified a number of themes that weaved their way through the sessions I attended at the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) in August. I did note, however, that one session,…
  • Nov 27

    Suzanne Côté Takes Justice LeBel’s Chair at the Supreme Court

    Suzanne Côté Takes Justice LeBel’s Chair at the Supreme Court
    On the eve of Justice Louis LeBel‘s retirement, the PMO has announced his replacement. A Gaspésienne. A woman. A litigator in private practice at Osler’s Montréal office. Suzanne Côté. In every way a…
Rank this Week: 45

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    False Anti-Muslim Speech Protected By 1st Amendment

    False Anti-Muslim Speech Protected By 1st Amendment
    In American Freedom Defense Initiative v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ("SEPTA"), (ED PA, Nov. 25, 2014), a Pennsylvania federal district court granted a motion to exclude expert testimony on the falsity of language…
  • Nov 28

    District Courts Reach Conflicting Results In Challenges To ACA Religious Non-Profit Contraceptive Accommodation

    District Courts Reach Conflicting Results In Challenges To ACA Religious Non-Profit Contraceptive Accommodation
    In Association of Christian Schools International v. Burwell, (D CO, Nov. 26, 2014), a Colorado federal district court upheld the Obama administration's most recent accommodation for religious non-profits that have conscience objections…
  • Nov 27

    Suit Says Police Promoted Prayer Vigil

    Suit Says Police Promoted Prayer Vigil
    The American Humanist Association announced this week that it has filed an Establishment Clause lawsuit against the City of Ocala, Florida and its police department over a Sept. 24 community prayer vigil.  The complaint (full text) in…
Rank this Week: 26

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Nov 28

    “Trial consultant quackery”: Here we go again…

    “Trial consultant quackery”: Here we go again…
    We are again honored by our inclusion in the ABA Blawg 100 list for 2014. If you value this blog, please take a moment to vote for us here in the Litigation Category. Voting closes on December 19, 2014. Doug and Rita We just wrote about…
  • Nov 26

    Women who trust too much: The Unmitigated Communion Scale

    Women who trust too much: The Unmitigated Communion Scale
      We are again honored by our inclusion in the ABA Blawg 100 list for 2014. If you value this blog, please take a moment to vote for us here in the Litigation Category. Voting closes on December 19, 2014. Doug and Rita Back in…
  • Nov 24

    Thin-slicing infidelity: Brief observation can reveal more than you ever thought!

    Thin-slicing infidelity: Brief observation can reveal more than you ever thought!
    Our clients are routinely stunned by the accuracy of  mock juror impressions of witnesses and parties based on a 6 to 8 minute video clip from depositions. Mock jurors quickly assess character and are often eager to share their insights.…
Rank this Week: 440

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Nov 28

    Michael Brown, Warren McCleskey, and Global Warming

    Michael Brown, Warren McCleskey, and Global Warming
    by Michael DorfI have now read a large number of excellent (and an even larger number of less-than-excellent) analyses of the grand jury's non-indictment of Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. I confess to not having sifted through the…
  • Nov 26

    Is a Patently False Statement Necessarily a "Lie"?

    Is a Patently False Statement Necessarily a "Lie"?
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss the case of Warger v. Shauers.  Warger involves Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b), which prohibits, among other things, the introduction of juror testimony in an effort to…
  • Nov 25

    In Praise of Expert Panels (in Football, at Least)

    In Praise of Expert Panels (in Football, at Least)
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananIt is a short holiday week, and even if I had something to say about the big national news story from Ferguson, Missouri, I would rather write about something relatively frivolous.  And, as Professor Dorf's…
Rank this Week: 230

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Nov 28

    Black Friday HR-Dorkbuster!!! Silent ADA accommodation request

    Black Friday HR-Dorkbuster!!! Silent ADA accommodation request
    [Because "The one about the guy who got fired and then requested a reasonable accommodation" isn't clickbait enough]. More on the timing of ADA accommodation requests after the jump... * * *
  • Nov 26

    What the EEOC plans to tell employers about wellness program

    What the EEOC plans to tell employers about wellness program
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is obsessed with wellness programs. Or, as the EEOC likes to describe them "'so-called' wellness programs." And not in a "yay, so-called wellness programs are super" kinda way. No, in…
  • Nov 25

    Apparently, the ABA Journal received my large, white bag with the $ on it

    Apparently, the ABA Journal received my large, white bag with the $ on it
    Or maybe it's the good karma from yesterday's Social Media @ Work giveaway. Whatever it may be, I'll just smile and say thank you to the ABA Journal for honoring The Employer Handbook (again) as one of the top blogs in America. Special…
Rank this Week: 705

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/
  • Nov 28

    Education and Aesthetic

    Education and Aesthetic
    Earlier this week, I watched Ivory Tower: Is College Worth the Cost? on CNN, which was a somewhat depressing documentary for someone who hopes to spend the next 30+ years in higher education. One of the things the documentary decries...
  • Nov 27

    Can a socially responsible person shop on Thanksgiving or Black Friday?

    Can a socially responsible person shop on Thanksgiving or Black Friday?
    As regular readers know, I research and write on business and human rights. For this reason, I really enjoyed the post about corporate citizenship on Thanksgiving by Ann Lipton, and Haskell Murray’s post about the social enterprise and…
  • Nov 26

    Writing (and grading) Exam Question

    Writing (and grading) Exam Question
    This is the time of year when we craft exam questions and grading grids in anticipation of exams. Aside from Teaching Law by Design (a fabulous resource that I recommend for all new teachers as a great continuing resource for...
Rank this Week: 171

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/
Rank this Week: 4

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Nov 28

    Should Facebook spy on us to curb terrorism?

    Should Facebook spy on us to curb terrorism?
    The Parliamentary Intelligence Security Committee (ISC) has published a special report on the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby by two extremists. The report offers an interesting insight into the workings of the security services, and while it…
  • Nov 26

    10 years of TechnoLlama

    10 years of TechnoLlama
    I’m late to my own birthday party! I just realised that this blog turned 10 last month. How time flies when you’re having fun and all that. I started the blog not really expecting much, it pretty much began as a personal project…
  • Nov 13

    Misogyny in gaming

    Misogyny in gaming
    This is not a post about Gamergate. I have been trying to stay out of the Gamergate discussion from the start, mostly because having missed a big part of the controversy, it has become increasingly more difficult to understand exactly…
Rank this Week: 462

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Nov 28

    Judicial Fact-Making

    Judicial Fact-Making
    Allison Orr Larsen, Factual Precedents, 162 U. Pa. L. Rev. 59 (2013)Adam SteinmanTwo judicial and scholarly heavyweights squared off recently in a case challenging the constitutionality of Wisconsin’s voter ID law. Writing for the…
  • Nov 26

    Safe at Any Speed: Robert Ahdieh’s Take on Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Market

    Safe at Any Speed: Robert Ahdieh’s Take on Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Market
    Robert B. Ahdieh, Reanalyzing Cost-Benefit Analysis: Toward a Framework of Function(s) and Form(s), 88 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 1983 (2013).Jack BeermannWhen I saw the title of Robert Ahdieh’s recent article, Reanalyzing Cost-Benefit Analysis:…
  • Nov 25

    Putting Union Security Clause First Amendment Law in a Broader Context: Charlotte Garden’s Meta Right

    Putting Union Security Clause First Amendment Law in a Broader Context: Charlotte Garden’s Meta Right
    Charlotte Garden, Meta Rights, 83 Fordham L. Rev. 855 (2014).Joseph SlaterMeta Rights is a thought-provoking article that addresses concerns about labor law rules governing agency fee payments in public-sector employment by comparing these…
Rank this Week: 452

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Nov 28

    Hacker Lexicon: What Is the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?

    Hacker Lexicon: What Is the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?
    The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, also known as the CFAA, is the federal anti-hacking statute that prohibits unauthorized access to computers and networks. It was passed in 1984, and has been used to convict thousands of people, but critics…
  • Nov 27

    This Artist’s Images Integrate Code From Malware Like Stuxnet and Flame

    This Artist’s Images Integrate Code From Malware Like Stuxnet and Flame
    James Hoff's art glitches music and images with malware like NSA-created Stuxnet and the ILOVEYOU viruses. The post This Artist’s Images Integrate Code From Malware Like Stuxnet and Flame appeared first on WIRED.
  • Nov 26

    Oops: After Threatening Hacker With 440 Years, Prosecutors Settle for a Misdemeanor

    Oops: After Threatening Hacker With 440 Years, Prosecutors Settle for a Misdemeanor
    The defense attorney for one young hacker with ties to Anonymous argues prosecutors indicted his client on 44 baseless felony charges as an intimidation and smear tactic. The post Oops: After Threatening Hacker With 440 Years, Prosecutors…
Rank this Week: 33

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Nov 28

    Trading Technologies: Federal Circuit Claim Constructions are Binding

    Trading Technologies: Federal Circuit Claim Constructions are Binding
    Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. CQG, Inc., No. 05 C 4811, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill.) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman granted plaintiff Trading Technologies’ (“TT”) motion to terminate Markman proceedings in this patent case…
  • Nov 26

    Lack of Local Rule 56.1 Support Prevents Summary Judgment

    Lack of Local Rule 56.1 Support Prevents Summary Judgment
    Panoramic Stock Images, Ltd. d/b/a Panoramic Images v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., No 12 C 10003, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 2, 2014) (Feinerman, J.). Judge Feinerman granted in part plaintiff Panoramic’s partial summary judgment motion…
  • Nov 24

    Substantial Differences Doom Design Patent Claim on the Pleading

    Substantial Differences Doom Design Patent Claim on the Pleading
    Young v. Stone, No. 13 C 4920, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 28, 2014) (Guzman, J.). Judge Guzman granted defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(c) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s design patent infringement claim regarding defendant’s…
Rank this Week: 380

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Nov 28

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Who doesn’t like cute puppies? Here’s one you’ll love.
  • Nov 27

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Make the most of this great holiday by reaching out to family members who can’t be with you.
  • Nov 26

    A Closer Look at Pedestrian Detection Technology: Does it Really Work?

    A Closer Look at Pedestrian Detection Technology: Does it Really Work?
    Over the last few years there has been an increase in the demand of pedestrian detection systems in the automobile industry, manufacturers, and consumers. Providing such technology to the consumer became critical with the rise in injuries and…
Rank this Week: 542

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 103

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law
    Two new lectures have been added to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. They were given by Marko Milanovic on “The Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties” and by Dire Tladi on “Immunities and the…
  • Nov 27

    New Volume: Hague Yearbook of International Law

    New Volume: Hague Yearbook of International Law
    The latest volume of the Hague Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 26, 2013) is out. Contents include:Private International Law Micah R. Thorner & Rosa Huizinga, Hague Conference on Private International Law – Work in 2013 …
  • Nov 26

    New Issue: International Organizations Law Review

    New Issue: International Organizations Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Organizations Law Review (Vol. 11, no. 1, 2014) is out. Contents include:Jacob Katz Cogan, Editorial: The Decline of ‘Drafts’ Nikolaos Voulgaris, Rethinking Indirect Responsibility Ana Sofia…
Rank this Week: 23

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Conference on Brain Death (Los Angeles)

    Conference on Brain Death (Los Angeles)
    If you are in the Los Angeles area, join us for "Brain Death: Facilitating Family/Hospital Dialogue about Death by Neurological Criteria."   This is a half-day conference for healthcare professionals, bioethics scholars,…
  • Nov 27

    As You Wish - Virginia Advance Care Planning Website

    As You Wish - Virginia Advance Care Planning Website
    Four Virginia health systems (Bon Secours, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Riverside Regional Medical Center and Sentara Healthcare) have just launched a new "As You Wish" advance care planning website.   This is a good time to make…
  • Nov 26

    The Lack of Consensus about Futility (Video)

    The Lack of Consensus about Futility (Video)
    Earlier this month, Alan Meisel presented "The Lack of Consensus about Futility" as part of the MacLean Center's 2014-2015 seminar series.
Rank this Week: 493

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Nov 28

    Heroes and heroine

    Heroes and heroine
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog concentrated upon the work of family lawyers and judges:The unsung heroes (and heroines!) of pro bono - Credit where credit's due.Every week is dispute resolution week…
  • Nov 27

    Offensive

    Offensive
    Just came across this in my news feed, here. I'll leave you to form your own opinion.
  • Nov 27

    A better way to divorce

    A better way to divorce
    I'm not quite sure if this video, created in connection with Resolution's Family Dispute Resolution Week 2014, does the job: it tells the viewer that there is a better way to separate, but doesn't say what it is, simply ending with a link to…
Rank this Week: 517

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 115

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #181

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #181
    Ben is practising for his second gig but inbetween chords takes a look at dodgy agent practices, the new bill to outlaw retaliatory eviction and reports on a Lewisham win in the courts.
  • Nov 27

    A preliminary look at Sarah Teather’s Tenancies (Reform) Bill

    A preliminary look at Sarah Teather’s Tenancies (Reform) Bill
    The Tenancies (Reform) Bill is an attempt to limit landlords rights to use section 21 when the property is in poor condition. I take a look at the draft and give my view
  • Nov 26

    If I don’t have a tenancy agreement do I have to pay rent?

    If I don’t have a tenancy agreement do I have to pay rent?
    Can a tenancy be created just by the tenant moving in and starting to pay rent? Or does the landlords right to rent depend on there being a written agreement?
Rank this Week: 427

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
  • Nov 28

    Tree wells, ownership, and liability.

    Tree wells, ownership, and liability.
    Practice point:  Administrative Code of the City of New York § 7-210, which became effective on September 14, 2003, shifted tort liability for injuries arising from a defective sidewalk from the City of New York to the abutting…
  • Nov 27

    Court holiday.

    Court holiday.
    The courts are closed to mark Thanksgiving Day.Tomorrow's issue:  Tree wells, ownership, and liability.
  • Nov 26

    Medical malpractice, summary judgment, and a battle of the experts.

    Medical malpractice, summary judgment, and a battle of the experts.
    Practice point:  Summary judgment is not appropriate in a medical malpractice action where the parties adduce conflicting medical expert opinions. Such conflicting expert opinions will raise credibility issues which can only be resolved…
Rank this Week: 671

El Blog de Derecho Publico de…

El Blog de Derecho Publico de Sevach

Covers public law and legislation. By Professor J.R. Chaves.

http://contencioso.es/
  • Nov 28

    Las pesadillas que acechan a los abogado

    Las pesadillas que acechan a los abogado
    El sueño del legislador produce pesadillas para jueces y abogados que se ven obligados a trabajar con leyes enmendadas y remendadas, leyes oscuras o leyes técnicamente fallidas. Pero también las “pesadillas”…
  • Nov 26

    Cuatro hachazos del Supremo al silencio administrativo positivo

    Cuatro hachazos del Supremo al silencio administrativo positivo
     En la idea de que la Administración tiene el deber de resolver en plazo lo que le solicita el particular, se reguló legalmente el silencio administrativo, bien en sentido positivo ( “quien calla otorga”) o bien…
  • Nov 25

    Hablando se entienden las Relaciones de Puestos de Trabajo

    Hablando se entienden las Relaciones de Puestos de Trabajo
    Las Relaciones de Puestos de Trabajo han sido la estrella de la política de recursos humanos de las Administraciones Públicas españolas en las tres últimas décadas. Nunca una herramienta técnica…
Rank this Week: 855

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 973

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Nov 28

    The Powers of Attorney Registry that Wasn’t

    The Powers of Attorney Registry that Wasn’t
    In 2011, a bill was put forward for first reading in the Ontario legislature called Bill 21, Protection of Vulnerable and Elderly People from Abuse Act (Powers of Attorney), 2011.  Bill 21 never made it past this stage, but it would have…
  • Nov 27

    Estate Administration Taxation Regulation Consultation

    Estate Administration Taxation Regulation Consultation
    Consultation is drawing to a close on the new draft regulations under the Estate Administration Tax Act.  Amendments to the Act came into force in 2011, promising new regulations to follow.  The long-awaited regulations were posted…
  • Nov 26

    Hull on Estates #397 – Collaboration between estate planning and estate litigation lawyer

    Hull on Estates #397 – Collaboration between estate planning and estate litigation lawyer
    Listen to Hull on Estates #397 – Collaboration between estate planning and estate litigation lawyers Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Nick Esterbauer discuss an article by Michael Sneeringer on the advisability of…
Rank this Week: 159

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Nov 27

    Thanksgiving Leftovers: Keep Your Family Safe Through the Holiday

    Thanksgiving Leftovers: Keep Your Family Safe Through the Holiday
    For some, the biggest benefit of Thanksgiving is the leftovers. That’s especially true for the cooks of the family, who know that the leftovers from Thursday’s dinner will give them a break from the kitchen on Friday. But before…
  • Nov 27

    Study: 70 Percent of Chickens in UK Stores Test Positive for Campylobacter

    Study: 70 Percent of Chickens in UK Stores Test Positive for Campylobacter
    Seventy percent of supermarket chickens in the United Kingdom have tested positive for Campylobacter in the first half of a year-long study being conducted by the country’s Food Standards Agency (FSA). In recent years, FSA has said its…
  • Nov 26

    ‘Turkey Day’ and an Expression of Gratitude

    ‘Turkey Day’ and an Expression of Gratitude
    (This commentary by Steven Grossman, deputy executive director of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA, originally appeared in the Alliance’s Friday Update of Nov. 21, 2014, and is reposted here with permission.) Thanksgiving is a…
Rank this Week: 98

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 27

    G1/13 : statut d'une partie / application de la loi nationale

    G1/13 : statut d'une partie / application de la loi nationale
    L'an dernier, la Grande Chambre avait été saisie de questions relatives au statut d'une partie ayant formé un recours. La question était de savoir si lorsqu'un opposant est dissout pendant la première…
  • Nov 25

    T21/09 : violation du droit d'être entendu

    T21/09 : violation du droit d'être entendu
    La Titulaire soutenait que la division d'opposition n'avait pas respecté son droit d'être entendu car elle n'avait pas pris en compte les données expérimentales fournies à l'appui de l'activité…
  • Nov 23

    T129/14 : unité a posteriori

    T129/14 : unité a posteriori
    La division d'examen avait rejeté la demande pour défaut d'unité d'invention a posteriori. Plus précisément, elle avait considéré que la demande comportait deux groupes d'inventions, le groupe…
Rank this Week: 857

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Nov 27

    La policía de Ferguson

    La policía de Ferguson
    Dejando de lado las acusaciones de racismo, excesivo uso de la fuerza, abuso de autoridad, etcétera, que pesan sobre la policía de la ciudad de Ferguson, del Condado de San Luis, en Missouri, en Estados Unidos, y el…
  • Nov 27

    Gobierno de Rusia insiste en registro de OSC como agente extranjero

    Gobierno de Rusia insiste en registro de OSC como agente extranjero
    De acuerdo con el abogado Ramil Akhmetgaliyev, el ministerio de justicia de Rusia está en desacato respecto de una sentencia de la Corte Constitucional de Rusia al no haber eliminado de la lista de “agentes extranjeros” a…
  • Nov 27

    Condenan a actriz de Bollywood a prisión por escena blasfema

    Condenan a actriz de Bollywood a prisión por escena blasfema
    La actriz de Bollywood Veena Malik fue sentenciada a 26 años de prisión por una corte de Pakistán por “actos malévolos” de blasfemia en contra del Islam al haber actuado en una escena que representaba…
Rank this Week: 87

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 548

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    Tort Reform Causes Worse Health Outcomes for Boston Patient

    Tort Reform Causes Worse Health Outcomes for Boston Patient
    In the state of Massachusetts, there is a $500,000 cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases, except in special circumstances or when there has been a substantial and permanent loss of a bodily function as a result of medical…
  • Nov 22

    Comedian's Accident Draws Attention to Brain Injurie

    Comedian's Accident Draws Attention to Brain Injurie
    More than 2.5 million traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are suffered annually in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of these TBIs happen because of falls, car accidents or acts of violence.…
  • Nov 17

    Video Cameras Could Prevent Boston Nursing Home Abuse

    Video Cameras Could Prevent Boston Nursing Home Abuse
    Family members who must place relatives in nursing homes have plenty of legitimate reasons to be concerned about whether their parents or loved ones are getting appropriate care. Recently, the New York Times wrote about one woman who wanted…
Rank this Week: 948