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Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 24

    Dave Theno gave us words to live by: It’s never safe enough

    Dave Theno gave us words to live by: It’s never safe enough
    When David Theno and I first crossed paths, we were young men in our 20s, still sorting out the ways we would change the world. He was not too long graduated from Glenn Schmidt’s graduate program at the University of Illinois-Urbana,…
  • Jun 24

    Chinese poultry: Verification must precede trust for food safety

    Chinese poultry: Verification must precede trust for food safety
    There is always a healthy amount of skepticism from parents whenever children claim they were able to clean their rooms in five minutes. While the children may have met the literal requirement of the parent’s request, you wonder what…
  • Jun 24

    Toddler foods, chicken bites recalled because of bone fragment

    Toddler foods, chicken bites recalled because of bone fragment
    Overhill Farms Inc. has recalled more than 57 tons of frozen, organic chicken bites, including Yummy Spoonfuls branded toddler foods, because of consumer complaints of bone fragments in the products. No injuries or illnesses had been reported…
Rank this Week: 731

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jun 24

    In California, Can an Insured Homeowner Recover Full Replacement Cost by Purchasing a Home at Another Location?

    In California, Can an Insured Homeowner Recover Full Replacement Cost by Purchasing a Home at Another Location?
    The short answer is yes. In Conway v. Farmers Home Mutual Insurance Company, the California Court of Appeal followed several out-of-state authorities in considering the issue and ruling in favor for the insured.1 Chip Merlin raised this issue…
  • Jun 23

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 24: Alabama

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 24: Alabama
    This week in the series on calculating actual cash value, we are studying Alabama, nicknamed the “Yellowhammer State,” after the state bird. Alabama follows the “fair market rule” when calculating actual cash value. In…
  • Jun 22

    Insuring to Value: Replacement Cost vs Reconstruction Cost

    Insuring to Value: Replacement Cost vs Reconstruction Cost
    A recent post, Insurance Agents and Determining Coverage Limits for Buildings, generated a number of very interesting comments about the differences between Replacement Cost Value of a building and the Reconstruction Value of a building.…
Rank this Week: 500

California Probate and Estate…

California Probate and Estate Planning Blog

Covers California probate and estate planning including law changes, legal strategies, and detailed descriptions of the options available. By Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.

http://www.californiaprobate.info/blog
  • Jun 24

    Steps to Take upon death of a loved one

    Steps to Take upon death of a loved one
    You just lost a loved one… now what? As a probate attorney for over 20 years I have dealt with well over 1,000 deaths at work. I have also dealt with the deaths of several family members and close friends. It’s a part of…
  • Apr 26

    Bad deed

    Bad deed
    I have had multiple cases recently where title companies have refused to honor deeds recorded around the time of death. That is, the person just before death signed a deed to transfer the property to another. In each case the facts are…
  • Mar 13

    Estate planning lessons from other’s mistake

    Estate planning lessons from other’s mistake
    On March 11, 2016 I got the call of a lifetime… and I do not mean that in a good way. I got the call from the police, in Logan, Utah, that my mother had been shot to death by her husband. This is not a post about domestic abuse, gun…
Rank this Week: 274

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jun 24

    What Souplantation should have known about Shigella

    What Souplantation should have known about Shigella
    Shigella Shigella is the bacterium that causes the disease shigellosis, also known as bacillary dysentery. Shigella is one of the most easily transmitted bacterial diarrheas, since it can occur after fewer than 100 bacteria are ingested.…
  • Jun 24

    Shigella Hits Souplantation in Camarillo in California

    Shigella Hits Souplantation in Camarillo in California
    Ventura County Public Health was notified on Thursday, June 22nd, of an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh), which most often…
  • Jun 23

    Target Pulls Hampton Creek Products – Salmonella and Listeria Risk

    Target Pulls Hampton Creek Products – Salmonella and Listeria Risk
    Bloomberg News reported today that Target began removing all of Hampton Creek Inc.’s products from its stores. According to Bloomberg, a Target spokeswoman said the company received allegations of food safety concerns as well as…
Rank this Week: 35

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 24

    IPO Webinar on Exhaustion

    IPO Webinar on Exhaustion
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Exhaustion Unleashed: Licensing, Other Business Strategy, and Litigation after Lexmark" on June 28, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET). Paul Jahn of…
  • Jun 24

    Webinar on Labeling and Induced Infringement in Pharma Patent Litigation

    Webinar on Labeling and Induced Infringement in Pharma Patent Litigation
    Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Labeling and Induced Infringement in Pharma Patent Litigation and Protecting IP Rights" on July 13, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Thomas L. Irving and Barbara R. Rudolph of…
  • Jun 24

    Seminar on Japanese Patent Law Development

    Seminar on Japanese Patent Law Development
    The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) International Patent Committee will be offering a seminar on "Important Developments in Japanese Patent Law" by Kisaragi Associates on June 30, 2017 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm (CT) in…
Rank this Week: 252

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Turkey Removes Evolution From High School Curriculum

    Turkey Removes Evolution From High School Curriculum
    The New York Times reported yesterday that in Turkey the Education Ministry has decided to eliminate the teaching of evolution to ninth graders, removing the chapter on the topic from ninth grade text books because it is controversial.…
  • Jun 23

    In Mosque's Factional Dispute, Ohio Court Orders Dissolution and Reincorporation

    In Mosque's Factional Dispute, Ohio Court Orders Dissolution and Reincorporation
    In State of Ohio ex. rel. DeWine v. Omar Ibn El Khattab Mosque, Inc., (OH App., June 22, 2017), an Ohio appeals court exercising its original jurisdiction in quo warranto actions granted the state attorney general a writ…
  • Jun 23

    Court Temporarily Halts Deportation of 100 Iraqi Chaldeans and Minority Muslim

    Court Temporarily Halts Deportation of 100 Iraqi Chaldeans and Minority Muslim
    A Michigan federal district court yesterday issued a 14-day stay of the immediate deportation of over 100 Iraqi nationals who were arrested in immigration raids earlier this month.  Many of those arrested were Chaldeans. (See prior…
Rank this Week: 174

Patentology

Patentology

News and views on patents and innovation, with a focus on Australia and New Zealand.

http://blog.patentology.com.au/
Rank this Week: 592

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Jun 24

    Inmates with Mental Illnesses Don’t Get the Treatment They Need

    Inmates with Mental Illnesses Don’t Get the Treatment They Need
    There are now three times more people with serious mental illness incarcerated in the United States than in hospitals Are U.S. prisons criminalizing the mentally ill? That’s what a large number of criminal justice advocacy groups have…
  • Jun 23

    Is the Automation of the Criminal Justice System a Good Thing?

    Is the Automation of the Criminal Justice System a Good Thing?
    Technology often makes life easier, but is it always a good thing? Computers have become such an integral part of daily life that it’s hard to imagine life without them. It’s also hard to believe that just a few decades ago there…
  • Jun 22

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?
    The question of mandatory reporting gets murkier when the alleged crime takes place online The brutal sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on Facebook Live in March 2017 is raising important questions about whether individuals who view a live…
Rank this Week: 871

Washington Injury Law Blog

Washington Injury Law Blog

Covers Washington state injury issues, laws, cases and news. By Max J. Meyers.

http://wainjurylawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    Reasons for Hiring Philadelphia Tax Attorney

    Reasons for Hiring Philadelphia Tax Attorney
    Source: Flickr Tax is a very complicated matter, especially if you are facing the IRS. At first, it would seem like the IRS cannot be reasoned with. There are people who are so intimidated by the thought of the IRS that they are unable to…
  • Jun 23

    There’s always an Excellent Tax Attorney in Michigan to the Rescue

    There’s always an Excellent Tax Attorney in Michigan to the Rescue
    There’s always an Excellent Tax Attorney in Michigan to the Rescue Source: Flickr To some, everything that is related to taxation is devastating. Why do you have to share your hard-earned finances with the government? Why do you have…
  • Jun 22

    Reasons to Hire a Tax Law Attorney

    Reasons to Hire a Tax Law Attorney
    Source: Flickr The IRS is probably the most feared arm of the United States government. There are people who fear the IRS more than they do the FBI or the CIA. In facing this branch of the government, you will need a lot of help. While some…
Rank this Week: 936

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jun 24

    When Early Release Gets a Pa

    When Early Release Gets a Pa
    Generally, early release from prison is a bad idea.  The system is already laced with so much leniency that more is seldom justified.  The eye-opening Washington Post series, "Second Chance City" gives a glimpse of what leniency…
  • Jun 24

    Q: How Many Lies Can Get Packed into One Paragraph?

    Q: How Many Lies Can Get Packed into One Paragraph?
    A:  I don't know, but former Obama Administration Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates is making a pitch for the record.She has an opinion piece in today's Washington Post.  I may go through more of it later; for now, I just...
  • Jun 23

    On the Death Penalty, Truth Spars with Arrogance

    On the Death Penalty, Truth Spars with Arrogance
    Longtime death penalty abolitionist Prof. Austin Sarat has written an essay admitting what many of us have known for years:  The electorate favors the death penalty and it's not that close.  If the electorate's will is to be…
Rank this Week: 527

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Jun 24

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job
    Tens of thousands of U.S. jobs were reserved for  younger workers from 2012 to 2014 under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Pathways Program, which permits federal agencies to limit hiring to recent college graduates. In…
  • Jun 20

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’
    The callback rate for job applicants begins to fall significantly around the age of 40-45 and is close to zero by the age of 70. This was the “striking” finding of a recent Swedish study in which more than 6,000 fictitious resumes…
  • Jun 12

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex
    According to the news report, all eyes were on Bill Cosby’s wife,  Camille Cosby, as she entered the courtroom and found her seat while the judge was speaking. “By allowing Cosby’s wife to enter the courtroom in the…
Rank this Week: 560

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

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

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 671

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: 487

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jun 24

    Frederico Cheever (1957-2017)

    Frederico Cheever (1957-2017)
    I see from a comment on one of the other posts that Professor Frederico Cheever, a beloved environmental law professor at the University of Denver, passed away recently on a family trip. Cribbing now from the memorial notice at the...
  • Jun 24

    Civil Rights Era Building Trivia

    Civil Rights Era Building Trivia
    Before I depart the southern Atlantic for a gulf coast state, I thought I'd clear out a couple of trivia questions. This is a building I've been waiting a long time to take a picture of. Some years ago when...
  • Jun 24

    George Cochran (1936-2017)

    George Cochran (1936-2017)
    My friend Richard Gershon has passed along the news of the passing of his long-time and beloved colleague George Cochran at Ole Miss. Cribbing now a little from Professor Cochran's memorial notice, Cochran graduated first in his class from…
Rank this Week: 219

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    HANZMAN RULES

    HANZMAN RULES
    We're back. Our short absence can be directly traced to two United States District Court Judges at opposite ends of the country who had no problem making us try two cases back to back. As the saying goes, the difference between the Almighty…
  • Jun 19

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA ..... GOVERNOR SCOTT STAYS BUSY SIGNING BILLS INTO LAW .....SB 118 - CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS:Any person or entity engaged in the business of publishing through a publicly accessible print or electronic…
  • Jun 14

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED
    Sam Konell, a REGJB regular has been indicted for health care fraud. Article here. Sorry for slow blogging. In trial. It's hot here in Phoenix...but not for us...just the AUSAs.From the DOJ press release:The indictment alleges…
Rank this Week: 302

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Wedbush Securities Inc. Censured and Fined

    Wedbush Securities Inc. Censured and Fined
    FINRA Fines Wedbush Securities Inc. for Compliance Issues According to FINRA, Wedbush Securities Inc. (CRD #877, Los Angeles, California) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured and fined $20,000. Without admitting or denying the…
  • Jun 23

    Santander Securities LLC Censured and Fined

    Santander Securities LLC Censured and Fined
    FINRA Fines Santander Securities for Compliance Issues According to FINRA, Santander Securities LLC (CRD #41791, Dorchester, Massachusetts) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured, fined $175,000 and ordered to pay $62,807.48, plus…
  • Jun 23

    Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Censured & Fined

    Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Censured & Fined
    FINRA Fines Raymond James & Associates, Inc. $180,000 for Compliance issues According to FINRA, Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (CRD #705, St. Petersburg, Florida) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured, fined $180,000 and…
Rank this Week: 186

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 24

    U.K.: 2013 nastygram to Grenfell Action Group

    U.K.: 2013 nastygram to Grenfell Action Group
    Grenfell Tower tenants repeatedly complained about safety concerns; their landlord hired a lawyer who threatened to sue them for libel. pic.twitter.com/t9Rh6d0rXE — Bruce E.H. Johnson (@BEHJ) June 19, 2017 “Grenfell Tower tenants…
  • Jun 24

    Mello et al.: does state-level malpractice exposure correlate with health care quality?

    Mello et al.: does state-level malpractice exposure correlate with health care quality?
    Michelle Mello and colleagues examined reports in a federal health database to determine whether there were observable relationships between the intensity of litigation environments on a state level and measures of hospital outcomes.…
  • Jun 23

    Privacy and the common law

    Privacy and the common law
    More regulation and legislation to protect privacy from a snooping press? “The common law is able to deal more flexibly with the questions that arise,” says Hofstra law professor Irina Manta [Federalist Society video] Tags: First…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 70

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    BMW wins appeal over use of trade mark to promote spare parts busine

    BMW wins appeal over use of trade mark to promote spare parts busine
    The BMW "Roundel"Spare parts and intellectual property have a long and complicated history, particularly as far as the car industry is concerned.  A recent Court of Appeal decision has swung the pendulum back a bit in favour of rights…
  • Jun 24

    Saturday Sundrie

    Saturday Sundrie
    * WIPO Roving SeminarThere is still time to reserve a place at the Italian Roving Seminar on WIPO services, which will take place in Bari on 5 July 2017. There is no charge for registering or attending. In addition to the presentations…
  • Jun 23

    Trump and his coat of arm

    Trump and his coat of arm
    From INTEGRITAS to TrumpIt is normally Trump's hands which get the press attention but his [coat of] arms have been in the news as well recently. As Tian noted in her recent post on Trump's Chinese trade marks, Trump and the Trump…
Rank this Week: 51

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Covers hedge fund laws and starting a hedge fund.

http://www.hedgefundlawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    Cryptocurrency Fund Legal & Operational Post

    Cryptocurrency Fund Legal & Operational Post
    The goal of the posts on this page are to address the legal and operational issues applicable to fund managers who invest in the cryptocurrency space.  We believe the emergence of this new asset class gives rise to a need for open…
  • Jun 17

    Hedge Fund Bits and Pieces for June 16, 2017

    Hedge Fund Bits and Pieces for June 16, 2017
    We are a day late but hope you had a happy Friday.  As has been the trend, we are seeing a large focus on cryptocurrency assets and this update reflects that focus. **** Speaking on Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds – I will be in New…
  • May 30

    California BitLicense

    California BitLicense
    Overview of the Cryptocurrency Licensing Regime in California As we discussed in a recent post, New York has already implemented a statute that requires those engaged in certain virtual currency business activities to obtain a license…
Rank this Week: 512

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Personal Injury Evidence Rules | South Carolina Accident Attorney

    Personal Injury Evidence Rules | South Carolina Accident Attorney
    When you bring an accident case, you have the burden of proof and must follow personal injury evidence rules. Because the rules are complex, we explain here how presenting your case properly is so important. Hence winning your case means you…
  • Jun 10

    Top Workers Compensation Lawyers | SC Workers Comp Attorney

    Top Workers Compensation Lawyers | SC Workers Comp Attorney
    So where do you go to search for the top workers compensation lawyers? While you have to decide who is best for you, we invite you to compare our credentials and experience. Top Workers Compensation Lawyers Since starting his workers…
  • Apr 5

    Self-Driving Cars and Accidents | Rock Hill Personal Injury Attorney

    Self-Driving Cars and Accidents | Rock Hill Personal Injury Attorney
    Because of continued changes in technology, the latest craze is all about self-driving cars. Predictably, the experts say the end of driving by humans is near. And of course there will be no more accidents. But just how…
Rank this Week: 632

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
  • Jun 24

    The aggravation of equitably dividing household furnishing

    The aggravation of equitably dividing household furnishing
    Early in my career I spent an afternoon with two estranged spouses and a friendly opposing counsel auctioning the parties’ household furnishings to the highest bidder as the method of equitable distribution.  From this I developed…
  • Jun 11

    Family Court Procedure 101 Material

    Family Court Procedure 101 Material
    On June 10, 2017, Dana Adkins and I, on behalf of Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, presented a seminar explaining family court procedure to pro se litigants.  The intent is to repeat this seminar throughout the state and…
  • Jun 11

    In praise of opinionated lawyer

    In praise of opinionated lawyer
    Folks who know me well–and even some who don’t–consider me the most opinionated person they know. I accept their judgment. Given something I’ve thought about, I have an opinion on it. Who makes better queso fundido:…
Rank this Week: 355

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jun 24

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit
    Many thanks to Jon Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) for forwarding yesterday's decision by the Fourth Circuit in Solomon v. NFL Player Retirement Plan. Here's Jon's description of the case: [T]he context is a retired NFL player's challenge to a…
  • Jun 23

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace
    Congrats to Friends-of-blog Leora Eisenstadt and Deanna Geddes (Temple) who have a fascinating op-ed in The San Francisco Chronicle on the troubles at Uber and the law's contribution to the creation of angry workers and unhealthy workplaces.…
  • Jun 23

    The Conservative Case for Union

    The Conservative Case for Union
    Jonathan Rauch has written The Conservative Case for Unions in the Atlantic. Congratulations to Matt Dimick (Buffalo) for a prominent mention, and for Rauch's discussion of Dimick's work on the Ghent System. Here's an excerpt from the…
Rank this Week: 385

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Smith on Larry Alexander as Anarchist

    Smith on Larry Alexander as Anarchist
    Steven Douglas Smith, University of San Diego School of Law, has published Alexander as Anarchist. Here is the abstract. This essay, written for a festschrift for Professor Larry Alexander, considers the implications of Alexander’s…
  • Jun 23

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Nabokov @ArsScripta @FrankPasquale @NPR

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Nabokov @ArsScripta @FrankPasquale @NPR
    Over at NPR, Danielle Kurtzleben has an interesting discussion of Donald Trump as a "unreliable narrator," asking whether he resembles Nabokov as a writer and offering us an explanation of why his Twitter feed fascinates us so much…
  • Jun 23

    From the Creators of "Sherlock": A New Version of "Dracula"

    From the Creators of "Sherlock": A New Version of "Dracula"
    Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are turning to an interpretation of Bram Stoker's Dracula  as their next project. Given that Sherlock  was quite an interesting contemporarization (is that a word?) of Arthur…
Rank this Week: 184

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 230

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Jun 24

    Copious rations and heaping serving

    Copious rations and heaping serving
    The military does not have Alford pleas. In an Alford Plea, the criminal defendant does not admit the act but admits that the prosecution could likely prove the charge. The court will pronounce the defendant guilty. The defendant may plead…
  • Jun 24

    Note for appellate counsel

    Note for appellate counsel
    By order of the Chief Judge, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will be closed all day on Monday, July 3, 2017.  For purposes of computation of time and motions to enlarge time under the Court’s Rules of…
  • Jun 19

    Supreme Court invalidates ban on social media for sex offender

    Supreme Court invalidates ban on social media for sex offender
    In 2002, Lester Packingham became a convicted sex offender at the age of 21, after he pleaded guilty to taking indecent liberties with a child – having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Packingham got into hot water with the law again in…
Rank this Week: 176

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jun 24

    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure

    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure
    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure. Gary Lunsford from Riverbank, California filed a personal injury and product liability lawsuit against Smith & Nephew. Smith & Nephew Birmingham hip failure linked to design defect…
  • Jun 23

    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit. Scott Martin from Alabama alleges that the side effects of the blockbuster diabetic drug Invokana caused the wrongful death of his wife. According to Martin, his wife suffered severe diabetic ketoacidosis…
  • Jun 21

    Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit

    Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit
    Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit. John Guerra, from Torrance California claims that the Ethicon Physiomesh patch used in his hernia repair causes severe health risks and complications. According to Guerra, he…
Rank this Week: 124

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Tom Parks Subject to 23 Complaints Over Oil and Gas Investment

    Tom Parks Subject to 23 Complaints Over Oil and Gas Investment
    Broker Tom Parks (Parks) has been subject to a massive number of customer complaints alleging many millions in damages.  Parks was associated with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. (Ameriprise) until April 2016.  According…
  • Jun 22

    Advisor Aaron Robert Parthemer Subject to New Customer Allegation

    Advisor Aaron Robert Parthemer Subject to New Customer Allegation
    Gana LLP is investigating new customer complaints filed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Aaron Robert Parthemer (Parthemer). Our firm has been investigating Parthemer since 2015, when Parthemer was…
  • Jun 21

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Margaret Lech-Loubet (Lech-Loubet).  According to BrokerCheck records…
Rank this Week: 168

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jun 24

    Hodgson on Comparative Custodial Legal Advice

    Hodgson on Comparative Custodial Legal Advice
    Jacqueline Hodgson (University of Warwick - School of Law) has posted From the Domestic to the European: An Empirical Approach to Comparative Custodial Legal Advice (In: Ross, Jacqueline E. and Thaman, Stephen C., (eds.) Handbook on…
  • Jun 23

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel
    Akiva A. Miller has posted The Law of Time Travel on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Even as time machines remain as fictional as ever, time-travel stories hold important lessons for legal reasoning. Starting from the ancient paradigms of…
  • Jun 23

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence
    Leigh Goodmark (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized? (40 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender 53 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 1984, the United States started…
Rank this Week: 41

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jun 24

    The Benefits of Bar Association

    The Benefits of Bar Association
    Picture this: you have finally been accepted as a member of the Bar in your respective state. Job offer in hand, you anxiously await the first day of the rest of your life – your first full time law position. The Sunday night before…
  • Jun 23

    Bill Cosby and American Popular Culture

    Bill Cosby and American Popular Culture
    Bill Cosby has made two distinctly different splashes in American popular culture.  He starred in “The Cosby Show” (1984-92), a sitcom that was America’s most highly rated television show for five consecutive…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Dodges Long-Running Dispute Over Defendant’s Right to Psychiatric Expert

    Supreme Court Dodges Long-Running Dispute Over Defendant’s Right to Psychiatric Expert
    Three decades ago, in Ake v. Oklahoma, the Supreme Court held that indigent criminal defendants have a constitutional right of access to a psychiatric expert in some cases. More specifically, the Court stated, “[W]hen a defendant…
Rank this Week: 393

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 24

    Members of Congress Have Standing in the Emoluments Suit

    Members of Congress Have Standing in the Emoluments Suit
    By Eric SegallThe President of the United States owns a posh hotel in the shadow of the White House from which he derives foreign-government revenue. Along with income and benefits from many other domestic and international businesses, this…
  • Jun 23

    Redistricting and Blue Citie

    Redistricting and Blue Citie
    by Neil H. BuchananCan anything be done to make congressional and state legislative races more competitive?  The Supreme Court has taken on a case from Wisconsin that could meaningfully limit partisan gerrymandering.  Depending on…
  • Jun 22

    The Slants, Government Speech, and Elane Photography

    The Slants, Government Speech, and Elane Photography
    by Michael DorfThe most important immediate impact of Monday's SCOTUS ruling in Matal v. Tam is that the Washington Redskins will be able to enjoy registered trademark protection, notwithstanding the offensiveness of their name. In…
Rank this Week: 376

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Empowering Your Power of Attorney

    Empowering Your Power of Attorney
    Most individuals recognize the importance of comprehensive estate planning, although they may still choose to avoid it. One important part of your estate plan is your power of attorney (“POA”). Basically, a POA is a document that…
  • Jun 22

    IRA Trusts as a Protective Measure

    IRA Trusts as a Protective Measure
    Once an individual decides to engage in comprehensive estate planning, several concerns may arise. One of those concerns often involves leaving a large sum of money to an heir that may be facing financial difficulty or may not yet have the…
  • Jun 20

    Non-Spouse IRA Inheritance

    Non-Spouse IRA Inheritance
    We have written several aspects about the role IRAs can play in your comprehensive estate planning strategy, as well as several concerns that accompany them. Here, we will address the two common choices facing non-spousal individuals listed…
Rank this Week: 472

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/
  • Jun 24

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list
    6-24-17 Arkansas: A Pulaski County circuit judge has released a 38-year-old brain-damaged Little Rock man from an 18-year-old court order requiring him to register as a sex offender, ruling that Andrew Baxter Low is not a danger to the…
  • Jun 19

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling
    6-19-17 Wisconsin: RACINE COUNTY — At least three communities in Racine County are reviewing their sex offender residency ordinances after a federal judge found that similar rules in Pleasant Prairie were unconstitutional. In recent…
  • Jun 17

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church
    6-17-17 Oklahoma: CHICKASHA — Police are investigating after the body of an Oklahoma pastor with a previous out-of-state sex crime conviction was found burned on Friday morning near the church where he ministered under an assumed…
Rank this Week: 22

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jun 24

    4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

    4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women
    TIME (Jun. 22, 2017): 4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women, by Amanda MacMillan The newly unveiled Senate health care bill intended to repeal the Affordable Care Act has a name: the Better Care Reconciliation Act of...
  • Jun 23

    Calling on Congress to Support Black Women's Maternal Health

    Calling on Congress to Support Black Women's Maternal Health
    Ms. Magazine (Jun. 21, 2017): Calling on Congress to Support Black Women's Maternal Health, by Meliss Arteaga: Last week, members of the Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA), a maternal health advocacy committee organized by SisterSong, briefed…
  • Jun 22

    How Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Win Even While Losing in Court

    How Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Win Even While Losing in Court
    Texas Observer (Jun. 20, 2017): How Texas' Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Win Even While Losing in Court, by Sophie Novack: Earlier this month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law, "an omnibus measure that mandates…
Rank this Week: 582

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Jun 24

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada
    In 2011 Facebook, Inc. used the name and picture of certain Facebook.com members as part of an advertising product.  In response, a class action was started in British Columbia on behalf of roughly 1.8 million British Columbia residents…
  • Jun 22

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract
    The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles: C. Kohler: Limits of mutual trust in the European judicial area: the judgment of the ECtHR in…
  • Jun 22

    Operating Law in a Global Context – Comparing, Combining and Prioritising

    Operating Law in a Global Context – Comparing, Combining and Prioritising
    A book by Jean- Sylvestre Bergé and Geneviève Helleringer, Elgar Publishing 2017, just published. Lawyers have to adapt their reasoning to the increasingly global nature of the situations with which they deal. Often, rules…
Rank this Week: 13

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jun 24

    Vindictive Former Judge Suspended

    Vindictive Former Judge Suspended
    The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has suspended a former judge for two years. The charges Count 1 alleged that then Judge-elect Nadeau’s directive to the Register of Probate of York County not to include seven attorneys on the court…
  • Jun 23

    A Misbegotten Prosecution Results In Dismissal And Reprimand

    A Misbegotten Prosecution Results In Dismissal And Reprimand
    The Maryland Court of Appeals decided a disciplinary case against two attorneys that I have closely followed. In sharp contrast to my usual position, I entirely side with the accused attorneys and believe that they (and their pro bono…
  • Jun 22

    Ohio Revokes Admission For Application Misconduct

    Ohio Revokes Admission For Application Misconduct
    The Ohio Supreme Court revoked admission based on conduct that the applicant failed to disclose. Michael Alexander Callam, of Macedonia, Ohio, Attorney Registration No. 0092109, was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on November 17,…
Rank this Week: 414

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted
    There is has been some loose talk about Mueller being conflicted because Comey is his friend. Let's stipulate that a prosecutor cannot prosecute a crime where his or her friend is the victim. But this begs the question. a. What...
  • Jun 6

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court
    Lawyers may not misrepresent facts to the court. FRCP Rule 11. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers in particular have an obligation accurately to inform the court about executive branch action that is challenged as illegal or…
  • Jun 5

    Imposing on law students' "moral independence"

    Imposing on law students' "moral independence"
    DePaul law prof Julie Lawton has posted a new article, “Teaching Social Justice in Law Schools: Whose Morality is It?” Professor Lawton argues that “requiring law student participation in pro bono and legal clinics serving…
Rank this Week: 613

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/
  • Jun 24

    Saturday Television Blogging – Queen Sugar

    Saturday Television Blogging – Queen Sugar
    The second season premiere of Queen Sugar, a television adaptation of Natalie Baszile’s novel, aired earlier this week, and if you’re the kind of person who likes to catch pop cultural depictions of business issues, this is a nice…
  • Jun 23

    Focus Group Experience

    Focus Group Experience
    Recently, I participated in a focus group on running shoes for Brooks. A few years ago, I did something similar for New Balance. Brooks paid each participant $100 for 90 minutes. The group was well-facilitated, and the group members stayed...
  • Jun 22

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN Roundup (June 22, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN Roundup (June 22, 2017)
    "The regulatory impulse of the earlier corporations statutes ... simply moved to federal law" https://t.co/uIddhM1C0N #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) June 17, 2017 "Delaware Supreme Court’s attitudes towards recurring…
Rank this Week: 127

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19th June

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19th June
    The continuing saga of the fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire is throwing up all sorts of issues. Including why this problem has occurred in the first place. It will be very interesting indeed to see the result of the police criminal…
  • Jun 23

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #17

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #17
    Most of the housing news this week has been about the terrible Grenfell fire. Until the inquiry, we won’t know exactly why this inflammable cladding was installed, but it does look as if it was installed on quite a few other tower…
  • Jun 22

    Rehousing the Grenfell Tower Residents locally – the reality

    Rehousing the Grenfell Tower Residents locally – the reality
    Ben Reeve Lewis takes a look at what it takes to rehouse residential who have lost their home in an emergency. While the anger over Grenfell Tower continues and the gap between rich and poor, government and people is thrown into very hard and…
Rank this Week: 644

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 24

    Gender Equality: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Unwed Mothers and Father

    Gender Equality: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Unwed Mothers and Father
    Supreme Court Rules Federal Citizenship Rules Unconstitutional, Gender Equality Prevails Recently the Supreme Court has made a ruling that has progressed society forward and upheld gender equality. On June 12, 2017, in the case of Sessions,…
  • Jun 17

    Prenuptial Agreement: How to Ask for a Prenuptial and Avoid a Break-Up!

    Prenuptial Agreement: How to Ask for a Prenuptial and Avoid a Break-Up!
    Prenuptial agreements are daunting to bring up to one’s significant other and many individuals fear bringing up the topic. Many individuals worry that the prenuptial discussion will cause problems, such as making their significant other…
  • Jun 9

    3 Ways to Raise Empathetic Children

    3 Ways to Raise Empathetic Children
    It seems as though many discussions with our kids or friends morph into mindless debates rather than genuine conversations. The goal is to win an argument rather than to understand another’s viewpoint. This has been evident within the…
Rank this Week: 489

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Jun 23

    Is Service of Process on a Public Administrator Sufficient to Confer Personal Jurisdiction?

    Is Service of Process on a Public Administrator Sufficient to Confer Personal Jurisdiction?
    The unique issue before the court is whether service of process upon the Public Administrator is sufficient to confer personal jurisdiction over an estate: (a) which petitioner claims is worth less than $10,000, (b) where no probate…
  • Jun 23

    Court Discusses Executive Estoppel

    Court Discusses Executive Estoppel
    Indicted for multiple counts of handgun possession and a single count of possession of weapons with intent to sell, the defendant, waived a jury and the case was tried by the court. Decision was reserved pending submission of briefs. This is…
  • Jun 13

    Court Revisits Unusually Complicated Will Construction Issue

    Court Revisits Unusually Complicated Will Construction Issue
    The proceeding before the court is one for construction of paragraph “THIRD” of the will of the decedent. It has a long and checkered history before the court. The facts, not complex in themselves, but made so because of the…
Rank this Week: 321

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
Rank this Week: 369

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jun 23

    Bushrod Washington and Slavery

    Bushrod Washington and Slavery
    My research on what will be my next book continues.  An important part of the story will involve slavery. There is a delicious irony in the fact that Justice Washington, who owned slaves all of his life and inherited America’s most…
  • Jun 23

    Leopards and Their Spot

    Leopards and Their Spot
    My former colleague, Bill Bradford, is back in the news.  In 2005, he resigned from his position on our faculty, as summarized here. Two years ago he resigned his position as a lecturer at West Point, as summarized here. These scandals,…
  • Jun 20

    FAN 157.1 (First Amendment News) Music to their ears — The Slants win in SCOTUS: Commentaries, Podcasts & Interview

    FAN 157.1 (First Amendment News) Music to their ears — The Slants win in SCOTUS: Commentaries, Podcasts & Interview
    Music is the best way we know how to drive social change: it overcomes social barriers in a way that mob-mentality and fear-based political rhetoric never can — Simon Tam A major First Amendment victory — National ACLU The…
Rank this Week: 733

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE
  • Jun 23

    CHOLULA!

    CHOLULA!
    @ 36000 feet? (Served on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.)
  • Jun 23

    FRUIT OR BUN?

    FRUIT OR BUN?
    Breakfast options on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.
Rank this Week: 4

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jun 23

    It Has to be Asked

    It Has to be Asked
    I’ve thought all along that the real Trump scandal would be financial rather than electoral — Kushner or someone going to the Russians for bailout money to rescue bad investments such as the 666 5th Ave. building. …
  • Jun 23

    Bow Ties are In Again

    Bow Ties are In Again
    “This year’s draft broke the record for the most freshmen chosen, but the real record might have been for the most bow ties worn by draftees.” – NYT, Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft As someone who,…
  • Jun 22

    Monster Mashup

    Monster Mashup
    I’m guessing that most of the readers of this blog won’t care, and some others won’t agree, but I think it’s a shame that this piece of mashup brilliance by the Kleptones has only had fewer than 62000 views on ……
Rank this Week: 9