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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: 46

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 643

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 10

    DadsDivorce Live: How To Manage Stress During Divorce

    DadsDivorce Live: How To Manage Stress During Divorce
    There is really no way to avoid stress during the divorce process. It’s just something you have to deal with.  However, the manner in which you manage that stress can have a huge impact in how long it takes you to heal. Having the…
  • Feb 9

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 9, 2016

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 9, 2016
    Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of monthly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories.  Last month, Cordell & Cordell announced…
  • Feb 8

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Understanding The Difference

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Understanding The Difference
    Question: What are the major differences between a legal separation and divorce? Answer: I am not licensed to practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws of your state and can only provide you with…
Rank this Week: 107

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 290

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Feb 10

    In defense of the concept of romantic comedie

    In defense of the concept of romantic comedie
    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. Jane Austin, Pride and Prejudice Thus begins the greatest romantic comedy in the history of romantic comedies. With…
  • Feb 9

    Using opposing parties’ evasive discovery responses against them

    Using opposing parties’ evasive discovery responses against them
    Often opposing parties will respond to discovery with evasion: giving answers that respond to some, slightly different allegation; providing lengthy responses to “yes/no” questions without really stating “yes” or…
  • Feb 7

    Acknowledging the obviou

    Acknowledging the obviou
    In responding to discovery or pleadings, some of the responses, if accurate, will bolster the other party’s case.  Clients, even (especially) sophisticated clients, often balk at issuing a formal response that, although accurate,…
Rank this Week: 524

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 318

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Rocklin Bucks for Bike

    Rocklin Bucks for Bike
    Rocklin Bucks for Bikes Rocklin Bucks for Bikes I’m Ed Smith, a Rocklin personal injury attorney. Rocklin is a fast growing part of the greater Sacramento metropolitan area. Rocklin was originally settled by Finnish immigrants. The…
  • Feb 7

    Fun Things To Do Around Auburn, CA

    Fun Things To Do Around Auburn, CA
    Fun Things To Do Around Auburn, CA I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn, CA Auto Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer. If you’ve never visited Auburn you are missing out.  With all the places to visit, activities to do, and fun to…
  • Feb 6

    Natomas Pedestrian Collision

    Natomas Pedestrian Collision
    Natomas Pedestrian Collision I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian injury lawyer in Natomas. Recently there was an accident involving a pedestrian on West El Camino Avenue, near Northgate Boulevard. What Happened? A  woman was in…
Rank this Week: 579

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/
  • Feb 10

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization
    Yesterday, Susan defended the NSA21 reorganization based on her experience working for the Agency. Her views regarding the roles and incentives of offense and defense might be entirely accurate. But none of that actually matters, because the…
  • Feb 10

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Referring to his own remarks as a “litany of doom,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper addressed the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing on worldwide threats yesterday. During the hearing, Clapper said…
  • Feb 10

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood
    ISTANBUL, Turkey—The Aksaray metro station opens onto a concrete square. All day long, young men and families crisscross the open space. You can hear every dialect of Arabic spoken here: it’s mostly Syrian and Iraqi, but sometimes…
Rank this Week: 88

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 175

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 10

    NY Times:The Academic Support For Bernie Sanders' Proposed 73% Top Tax Rate

    NY Times:The Academic Support For Bernie Sanders' Proposed 73% Top Tax Rate
    New York Times: Bernie Sanders’s Tax Plan Would Test an Economic Hypothesis, by Josh Barro: In the Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution, saying his movement can sweep in policy changes that…
  • Feb 10

    Marron Presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods And Drinks? Today At Penn

    Marron Presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods And Drinks? Today At Penn
    Donald Marron (Urban Institute) presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods and Drinks? (with Maeve Gearing (Tax Policy Center) & John Iselin (Tax Policy Center)) at Pennsylvania today as part of its Center for Tax Law and Policy…
  • Feb 10

    Brooks:Quasi-Public Spending

    Brooks:Quasi-Public Spending
    John R. Brooks (Georgetown), Quasi-Public Spending, 104 Geo. L.J. ___ (2016): The United States has increasingly designed certain public spending programs not as traditional tax-financed programs, but rather as mixtures of private…
Rank this Week: 24

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 10

    Programa Artigo 5º fala sobre pessoas desaparecidas no Brasil

    Programa Artigo 5º fala sobre pessoas desaparecidas no Brasil
    Estimativas apontam que a cada onze minutos alguém desaparece no Brasil. Já são mais de 200 mil pessoas sem paradeiro definido. Grande parte dos casos permanece sem solução, e quanto mais cedo for feita a…
  • Feb 10

    Twitter do STF supera a marca de um milhão de seguidore

    Twitter do STF supera a marca de um milhão de seguidore
    A página do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) no Twitter (www.twitter.com/STF_oficial) alcançou, durante o feriado de Carnaval, a marca de um milhão de seguidores. Desde o início deste mês, foram 19,2 mil novos…
  • Feb 10

    Extinta ADI contra lei estadual do RJ que fixava pisos salariai

    Extinta ADI contra lei estadual do RJ que fixava pisos salariai
    O ministro Dias Toffoli, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), julgou extinta a Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI) 5131, na qual a Confederação Nacional do Comércio de Bens, Serviços e Turismo…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Feb 10

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live
    2-10-16 Wisconsin: MADISON, Wis. —The Wisconsin Assembly has signed off on a bill creating uniform restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live. Right now, municipalities use ordinances to determine where sex offenders can't live.…
  • Feb 10

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say
    2-10-16 Texas: General-law city, nonprofit organization face off over residency restrictions Texas Voices of Reason and Justice filed a lawsuit Dec. 28 against several cities, including West Lake Hills, alleging the city’s restrictions on…
  • Feb 8

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law
    2-8-16 Texas: DALLAS (AP) — A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court. While other states, including…
Rank this Week: 22

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Feb 10

    Negligence Liability Releases, Delaware Planet Fitness Edition

    Negligence Liability Releases, Delaware Planet Fitness Edition
    On the subject of, again, releases for liability for negligence, a recent Delaware case, Ketler v. PFPA, LLC, No. 319 2015, examined one in the context of a Planet Fitness gym. The plaintiff was a member at Planet Fitness and...
  • Feb 9

    Classic Case Corner: Kirksey v. Kirksey

    Classic Case Corner: Kirksey v. Kirksey
    Classic Case Corner is an occasional series of posts highlighting staples of the Contracts curriculum and resources related to them. Our motto for CCC is, "If it's new to you, then it's new... even if it's old." Some cases owe...
  • Feb 8

    Arbitration Provisions and Unconscionability

    Arbitration Provisions and Unconscionability
    This case is a lesson in: Do what the judge tells you to do. Ruiz v. Millennium Square Residential Association, Civil Action No. 15-1014 (JDB), out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is a fairly staid...
Rank this Week: 430

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 304

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC
    In Transweb v. 3M, Seth Waxman argued for the appellant 3M, but the CAFC affirmed the judgment of Judge FaithS. Hochberg of DNJ. The beginning of the opinion shows the extent of 3M's loss:3M sued TransWeb for infringement of several…
  • Feb 10

    CAFC gives a mixed ruling in Convolve/MIT vs. Compaq

    CAFC gives a mixed ruling in Convolve/MIT vs. Compaq
    In Convolve and MIT vs. Compaq, a case appealed to the CAFC from SDNY, the beginning of the opinion states:This case returns to us after a remand to the SouthernDistrict of New York. In the first appeal, we reversedthe district court’s…
  • Feb 9

    Trade secret case in ED Pa involving scientists at GSK

    Trade secret case in ED Pa involving scientists at GSK
    The GSK technology that was involved:The biopharmaceutical products being developed by GSK were designed to fight cancer and other serious diseases. One product under development was a monoclonal antibody (“mAB”) designed to link…
Rank this Week: 44

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 45

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Feb 10

    San Angelo Man Sentenced to Eight Years Probation for Sexual Assault of a Minor in Plea Agreement

    San Angelo Man Sentenced to Eight Years Probation for Sexual Assault of a Minor in Plea Agreement
    Recently, a San Angelo man who would have faced up to 20 years in prison had his sexual assault case gone to trial was sentenced to eight years probation. Daniel Armenta, 29, allegedly sexually assaulted a minor; he pleaded guilty to a single…
  • Feb 3

    Toronto Tutor Facing Multiple Sex-Related Charge

    Toronto Tutor Facing Multiple Sex-Related Charge
    On February 1 it was announced Toronto police had arrested a man wanted in connection with what was called an alleged “historic” sex assault. 41-year-old Ryan McCombe, a tutor, is accused of sexually assaulting two teen girls who…
  • Jan 29

    Former Emmett Township Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Former Emmett Township Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault
    In August of 2014, Troy Estree, at the time an Emmett Township police officer, was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl in his home. Estree was placed on administrative leave following his arrest, his position terminated…
Rank this Week: 603

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine
    One of the best features that Lex Machina provides for Intellectual Property attorneys is their increased accuracy of information pulled from PACER. The improvements that Lex Machina has made on Cause-of-Action (CoA) and Nature- of-Suit (NoS)…
  • Feb 8

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City.] This year’s ABA Tech Show is from March…
  • Jan 28

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer
    I received multiple forwards of this article entitled "The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Lawyer." Apparently, I can't just enjoy things anymore. I thought it was a good article. I found much in it that I liked. A properly balanced individual…
Rank this Week: 644

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    3d DCA Watch -- It's One-Case Wednesday!

    3d DCA Watch -- It's One-Case Wednesday!
    Like the great wit Gore Vidal, Paul Theroux is a much better non-fiction essayist than novelist, though Paul has had a few fiction highlights along his lengthy and illustrious career.His latest, Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads, dives…
  • Feb 9

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!
    How great is that old movie Used Cars, an early Robert Zemeckis film that still holds up pretty well.Compare this:To this:Happy Tuesday, plebes!
  • Feb 8

    Marco Meltdown

    Marco Meltdown
    I'm not the kind of guy to say I told you so. Who am I kidding? Of course I am! I told you so! N.J. Gov. Chris Christie goes on the war path against Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at the final Republican debate ahead of the New Hampshire…
Rank this Week: 256

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Feb 10

    Summary of February 3, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of February 3, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Feb 10

    March calendar: two cases added, one case continued

    March calendar: two cases added, one case continued
    The Supreme Court this morning posted a revised March calendar.  Continuing one case and adding two new cases (with the minimum amount of notice), there will now be five arguments next month instead of four. The day after first…
  • Feb 10

    Death penalty opinion filing tomorrow

    Death penalty opinion filing tomorrow
    Tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in People v. Mendoza, an automatic appeal from a May 2006 judgment of death.  Mendoza was argued on the October calendar, but the case was resubmitted almost seven weeks later…
Rank this Week: 856

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Feb 10

    National Whistleblower Center Project Wins People’s Choice Award

    National Whistleblower Center Project Wins People’s Choice Award
    Protections for wildlife whistleblowers greatly enhanced Washington, D.C. February 10, 2016.  The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge announced that the National Whistleblower Center won its People’s Choice competition.  The…
  • Feb 5

    Swiss Bank Whistleblower Calls for Switzerland to Protect Whistleblower

    Swiss Bank Whistleblower Calls for Switzerland to Protect Whistleblower
    Swiss bank whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld was featured yesterday in an article detailing the extremely hostile environment that exists in Switzerland toward whistleblowers. In the article Birkenfeld states that change is “long…
  • Jan 21

    National Whistleblower Center Wins Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Award

    National Whistleblower Center Wins Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Award
    Washington D.C., USA. January 21, 2016—The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge program, an initiative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution,…
Rank this Week: 200

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Feb 10

    Crea Ciatec cuero reflectivo para calzado industrial

    Crea Ciatec cuero reflectivo para calzado industrial
    POR: ANA LUISA GUERRERO FUENTE: Agencia Informativa CONACYT México, DF. 8 de febrero de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Con el propósito de ofrecer una herramienta de protección personal para uso en vialidades,…
  • Feb 10

    ​Superindustria protege los monogramas “LV” de LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER

    ​Superindustria protege los monogramas “LV” de LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER
    ​ Por: Henry Roberto Plazas Figueroa FUENTE: Super Intendencia de Industria y Comercio, Bogotá, Colombia. Superindustria protege los monogramas “LV” de LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER La empresa D¨MARIO…
  • Feb 10

    Reducen 85% virus del papiloma humano en 420 mujeres, al aplicarles terapia del IPN

    Reducen 85% virus del papiloma humano en 420 mujeres, al aplicarles terapia del IPN
    Por Agencia de Noticias ID Investigación y Desarrollo   El método de los investigadores politécnicos no es invasivo, únicamente ataca las células dañadas y se comprobó exitosamente su…
Rank this Week: 272

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/
  • Feb 10

    Johnson on Cause-in-Fact & Burrage v. United State

    Johnson on Cause-in-Fact & Burrage v. United State
    Eric Alan Johnson (University of Illinois College of Law) has posted Cause-in-Fact After Burrage v. United States (Florida Law Review, Vol. 68, 2016 Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What significance, if any, should state courts…
  • Feb 10

    Paul on the Costs of Free Trade

    Paul on the Costs of Free Trade
    Joel R. Paul (University of California Hastings College of the Law) has posted The Cost of Free Trade (22 Brown J. World Affairs 343 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The two misconceptions — that globalization is unprecedented,…
  • Feb 10

    A Curious Line in Noah Feldman's Essay on the Founding Fathers and Assault Weapon

    A Curious Line in Noah Feldman's Essay on the Founding Fathers and Assault Weapon
    In an op/ed, Noah Feldman writes, "A true originalist could say that literally only 18th-century weapons are protected. Because that would presumably limit the amendment's reach to flintlock muskets, it would be like saying the amendment…
Rank this Week: 41

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 36

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Feb 10

    Supreme Court puts EPA's carbon reduction program on hold

    Supreme Court puts EPA's carbon reduction program on hold
    The Post explains: The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a key part of President Obama’s ambitious proposal to limit carbon emissions and reduce global warming while the plan is challenged. . . . The court’s decision does not…
  • Feb 10

    CFPB presses banks to offer small-dollar loan

    CFPB presses banks to offer small-dollar loan
    The Wall Street Journal reports: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, preparing to roll out rules​aimed at reining in high-interest payday loans, is jawboning banks and credit unions to provide better alternatives for borrowers in…
  • Feb 10

    ‘A very pro-consumer’ reform could make minimum sizes for airline seats a real thing

    ‘A very pro-consumer’ reform could make minimum sizes for airline seats a real thing
    The Washington Post reports: Congress is considering a freeze on the airline industry’s shrinking coach seats, an unprecedented move that could lead to a more comfortable and humane flying experience. A proposed amendment to the Federal…
Rank this Week: 179

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Douglas McDonald

    Douglas McDonald
    I am very pleased to introduce Douglas McDonald as a full-time contributor.Douglas is a tipstaff (judicial clerk) at the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He previously worked as a solicitor and migration agent with Craddock Murray Neumann…
  • Feb 10

    The Supreme Court's Uncertain Jurisdiction in the s.377 Curative Petition: A Response to Rupali Samuel

    The Supreme Court's Uncertain Jurisdiction in the s.377 Curative Petition: A Response to Rupali Samuel
    (Guest post by Alok Prasanna) Since there is no dispute on the correctness of the judgments, the wrongness of Koushal or the facts cited, where Rupali and I fundamentally disagree I guess is on the interpretation that can be placed…
  • Feb 9

    The s.377 Curative Petition: In Favour of a Broader Jurisdiction for the Supreme Court

    The s.377 Curative Petition: In Favour of a Broader Jurisdiction for the Supreme Court
    (Guest post by Rupali Samuel)In light of the curative petitions in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation, it has been argued by Shivendra Singh here and Alok Prasanna here that “one of the two narrow grounds” in Rupa Ashok Hurra…
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Feb 10

    New Scholarship on Hedge Fund Activism Urges Courts to Adopt Enhanced Scrutiny of Boards' Defensive Action

    New Scholarship on Hedge Fund Activism Urges Courts to Adopt Enhanced Scrutiny of Boards' Defensive Action
    Bernard Sharfman, in his new article on SSRN, The Tension Between hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Law, argues that hedge fund activism for control of a publicly traded corporation is a positive corrective measure in corporate governance.…
  • Feb 10

    Joseph Slights Nominated for Delaware Court of Chancery

    Joseph Slights Nominated for Delaware Court of Chancery
    This week, Delaware Governor Jack Markell nominated Joseph R. Slights, III for the position held by retiring Vice Chancellor John Noble on the Delaware Court of Chancery. Judge Slights previously served a 12-year term on the Delaware Superior…
  • Feb 9

    Legislated Discrimination Is Terrible for Busine

    Legislated Discrimination Is Terrible for Busine
    My home state in West Virginia is struggling. The economy is struggling because two of the state's main industries -- coal and natural gas -- are facing falling production (coal) and low prices (gas). Severance taxes for the state account...
Rank this Week: 103

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 593

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 155

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Catalina Island Yacht Club v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 4, 2015)

    Catalina Island Yacht Club v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 4, 2015)
    Nothing from the Ninth Circuit or California Court of Appeal so far today.So let's go back a tiny bit and give a cheer for Justice Aronson.The first paragraph of this opinion makes crystal clear both what the case is about as well as what the…
  • Feb 9

    Daire v. Lattimore (9th Cir. - Feb. 9, 2016)

    Daire v. Lattimore (9th Cir. - Feb. 9, 2016)
    Some en banc opinions are hard.  Some en banc opinions are easy.Today's opinion is an example of the latter.The panel felt itself bound by circuit precedent.  The en banc court, by contrast, was under no such…
  • Feb 8

    In Re Village of Lakeridge (9th Cir. - Feb. 8, 2016)

    In Re Village of Lakeridge (9th Cir. - Feb. 8, 2016)
    I think Judge Clifton is right.It's not that Judge Randy Smith doesn't have a point.  It's a bankruptcy case, and the central issue is a factual one.  So we give lots of deference to the district court.  Which is in substantial…
Rank this Week: 147

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Feb 10

    Meet govinfo, GPO’s Next Generation of Access to Federal Government Information

    Meet govinfo, GPO’s Next Generation of Access to Federal Government Information
    The following is a guest post by Christine McMahon and Amanda Colvin, Office of Programs, Strategy, and Technology, Government Publishing Office.   On February 3, 2016, the Government Publishing Office launched www.govinfo.gov, a…
  • Feb 9

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal
    Trial of a Sow and Pigs at Lavegny, from The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character,…
  • Feb 8

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law
    Today is the New Year’s Day on the Chinese lunar calendar (阴历, also known as the “rural calendar” (农历)). As explained in my previous blog post, Happy Lunar New Year!, the New Year’s Day…
Rank this Week: 268

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Feb 10

    Dimopoulos, Mitchell, and Voon on The Tobacco Industry and FOIA Law

    Dimopoulos, Mitchell, and Voon on The Tobacco Industry and FOIA Law
    Georgina Dimopoulos, Andrew D. Mitchell, and Tania S. L. Voon, all of the University of Melbourne Law School, are publishing The Tobacco Industry's Strategic Use of Freedom of Information Laws: A Comparative Analysis in the Oxford University…
  • Feb 10

    Campbell on Speech-Facilitating Conduct

    Campbell on Speech-Facilitating Conduct
    Wesley J. Campbell, Stanford Law School, is publishing Speech-Facilitating Conduct in volume 68 of the Stanford Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Free speech doctrine generally protects only expression, leaving regulations of…
  • Feb 10

    Rotunda on the Right of Dissent and America's Debt to Herodotus and Thucydide

    Rotunda on the Right of Dissent and America's Debt to Herodotus and Thucydide
    Ronald D. Rotunda, Chapman University School of Law is publishing The Right of Dissent and America's Debt to Herodotus and Thucydides at 1 Revista Estudos Institucionais (Journal of International Studies) 144 (2015). Here is the abstract. The…
Rank this Week: 191

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 10

    The robustness of industrial commodity oligopoly pricing strategie

    The robustness of industrial commodity oligopoly pricing strategie
    David M. Newbery and Thomas Greve analyze The robustness of industrial commodity oligopoly pricing strategies. ABSTRACT: Industrial commodity markets are typically oligopolies in which firms set prices but need to make sunk and durable…
  • Feb 10

    Let the Music Play? Free Streaming, Product Discovery, and Digital Music Consumption

    Let the Music Play? Free Streaming, Product Discovery, and Digital Music Consumption
    Luis Aguiar (European Commission - JRC - IPTS) studies Let the Music Play? Free Streaming, Product Discovery, and Digital Music Consumption. ABSTRACT: Interactive music streaming services have grown tremendously in recent years, raising…
  • Feb 10

    The Impact of Online Sales on Consumers and Firms: Evidence from Household Appliance

    The Impact of Online Sales on Consumers and Firms: Evidence from Household Appliance
    Nestor Duch-Brown (European Commission - JRC - IPTS) ; Lukasz Grzybowski (Telecom Paris Tech) and Frank Verboven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) quantify The Impact of Online Sales on Consumers and Firms: Evidence from Household Appliances.…
Rank this Week: 47

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    False confessions roundup

    False confessions roundup
    Here are several recent items on the topic of false confessions which merit Grits readers' attention:Study finds that sleep deprivation leads to false confessionsWhy people make false confessionsA look at false confessions The dangerous…
  • Feb 9

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend
    A federal jury recently awarded $877,000 to a man who sued the Austin PD "after police in 2012 tackled him and detained him for a crime he did not commit." That makes three recent cases where the City of Austin was ordered to pay out sizable…
  • Feb 8

    Nostalgia for once-open police record

    Nostalgia for once-open police record
    An article by Texas Tribune reporter Jay Root highlights a failing in Texas' Public Information Act related to law enforcement records which is long overdue for remediation. Root sought records related to "Victor Reyes, a Mexican national…
Rank this Week: 93

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Senator Ted Cruz Personal Injury Lawyer

    Senator Ted Cruz Personal Injury Lawyer
    Ted Cruz has made a lot of enemies.  I cannot remember a legitimate candidate for president who seemed to be as personally disliked as Ted Cruz.   This quote in the Washington Post describes how he was viewed when he attended…
  • Feb 9

    Value of Baltimore Personal Injury Cases Post Freddie Gray

    Value of Baltimore Personal Injury Cases Post Freddie Gray
    Baltimore City settled a wrongful death and survival action by Freddie Gray’s family for $6.4 million.  The criminally unfair Maryland Local Government Tort Claim Act would have capped these claims at $400,000.  So Baltimore…
  • Jan 14

    New Federal Opinion on Johns Hopkins Malpractice Lawsuit

    New Federal Opinion on Johns Hopkins Malpractice Lawsuit
    Johns Hopkins is quite possibly the greatest hospital in the history of the world.  People come from all over the world to get the best medical care that Hopkins can provide.  The U.S District Court in Baltimore decided this week a…
Rank this Week: 908

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Feb 10

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CA High Court Upholds Death Sentence:  The California Supreme Court upheld the death penalty of a Stockton quadruple murderer. Bob Egelko of the SF Chronicle reports that Louis James People, 53, killed four people over the course of two…
  • Feb 9

    Sen. Tom Cotton Speaks Truth to Power

    Sen. Tom Cotton Speaks Truth to Power
    Sen. Tom Cotton spoke on the Senate floor today to put the lie to the mass sentencing reduction bill supported by the Inside-the-Beltway Establishment. The bill's backers include President Obama, Speaker Paul Ryan, Deputy Senate Majority…
  • Feb 9

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CA Man Gets Death Penalty:  A California man was sentenced to death Friday for the 2012 shooting deaths of four people outside a Northridge boarding home.  Debbie L. Sklar of My News LA reports that 34-year-old Ka Pasasouk was…
Rank this Week: 163

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 10

    What Happens to Friends After Divorce?

    What Happens to Friends After Divorce?
    When you get divorced, you have to divide everything from the living room furniture, to the wedding albums, right down to the silverware. No matter how friendly your divorce is, or how relieved you are that it's over, splitting everything is…
  • Feb 9

    How to Have a Cost-Effective Divorce

    How to Have a Cost-Effective Divorce
    With Valentine's Day around the corner, some couples are looking forward to an evening with their sweetheart filled with flowers, chocolates and champagne. But for others, this weekend will only cement the fact that their marriage has come to…
  • Feb 8

    Florida Bill Seeks to Change State's Divorce Law

    Florida Bill Seeks to Change State's Divorce Law
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The people of our fellow sunshine state may soon be seeing some big changes to the state's divorce laws. Florida's lawmakers are considering changing the state's family laws, including key aspects of the state's…
Rank this Week: 380

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Feb 10

    Chief Justice Roberts and His Misleading Law Day Speech

    Chief Justice Roberts and His Misleading Law Day Speech
    Last week Chief Justice Roberts delivered a Law Day speech in which, according to the Washington Post, he complained that partisan extremism is damaging the public’s perception of the role of the Supreme Court, recasting the justices as…
  • Jan 26

    Worried About Trump: Nate Silver to the Rescue

    Worried About Trump: Nate Silver to the Rescue
    If you are worried about Trump, you will be happy to read a column by Nate Silver. He says, "Trump is not very popular with general election voters. On the contrary, he’s extremely unpopular with independents and would begin the general…
  • Jan 25

    A Blind Eye to Police Overreaching

    A Blind Eye to Police Overreaching
    Injustice permeates our criminal “justice” system. In theory, our system is not supposed to be an inquisitorial system, but the case law gives the lie to that claim on a daily basis. To be sure, some courts know how to “talk…
Rank this Week: 515

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
  • Feb 10

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy & Free Speech

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy & Free Speech
    Good practices aren’t just the right thing to do, they’re good for the bottom line. Last year, the privacy and free speech mistakes of tech companies led to tons of embarrassing and costly stories. Often, these missteps would have…
  • Feb 10

    This Federal Appeals Court's Ruling Put a Dent in Police Officers' 'Qualified Immunity' Defense

    This Federal Appeals Court's Ruling Put a Dent in Police Officers' 'Qualified Immunity' Defense
    The First Circuit ruling affirms accountability for wrongful police killings. This piece originally appeared at Privacy SOS, a project of the ACLU of Massachusetts.  A police officer is not immune from accountability after he points a…
  • Feb 10

    Why I Have Hope For American Muslim Equality

    Why I Have Hope For American Muslim Equality
    Obama's powerful mosque speech was disconnected from policies that unfairly target U.S. Muslims and foster discrimination. At a time of rising anti-Muslim rhetoric and discrimination, communities nationwide are coming together to push back.…
Rank this Week: 57

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
  • Oct 23

    Is Devin McCahey Going to Shoot Up Iowa State University

    Is Devin McCahey Going to Shoot Up Iowa State University
    Devin McCahey is a student at Iowa State University. Yesterday on Twitter he told me: straight white people literally like ur an abomination and don't deserve the same rights as others. Be grateful we aren't just killing you. Mr. McCahey also…
Rank this Week: 190

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 208

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Feb 10

    Watery rights and wrongs – and causation too

    Watery rights and wrongs – and causation too
    R (o.t.a Seiont, Gwyfrai and Llyfni Anglers Society) v. Natural Resources Wales [2015] EWHC 3578, Hickinbottom J, 17 December 2015, read judgment and Chetwynd v. Tunmore [2016] EWHC 156 (QB), HHJ Reddihough, sitting as a judge of…
  • Feb 9

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far.

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far.
    Marina Wheeler Last week Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, tabled a set of proposals which the government hopes will form the basis of the UK’s renegotiated relationship with the EU, in advance of an in-out referendum.…
  • Feb 8

    The round-up: Gove’s Gloss and the Assange Saga

    The round-up: Gove’s Gloss and the Assange Saga
      In the News The UN working group on arbitrary detention have concluded that the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” by Britain and Sweden in the Ecuadorian Embassy for the last three and a…
Rank this Week: 315

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Feb 10

    Don’t Just Sit There — Stand, move and stretch!

    Don’t Just Sit There — Stand, move and stretch!
    Heart disease. Blood clots. Osteoarthritis. Spinal damage. Whiplash cervical droop. Increase in uterine cancer. Increase in colon cancer. Diabetes. Decreased life expectancy. What can cause or contribute to all these horrible ailments? Some…
  • Jan 21

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?
    Most injury or wrongful death cases against hospitals, health care facilities, and health care practitioners are governed by the procedures in Fla. Stat. 766, also known as the Medical Malpractice Act.  This Act itself is highly…
  • Jan 15

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule
    Trying to make the best of rules open to highly subjective interpretation… Discovery in litigation is the heart of the process. It is the system by which parties can obtain evidence from other parties and refine knowledge about the…
Rank this Week: 969

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9