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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: 8

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday Open Thread:

    Wednesday Open Thread:
    Busy work day. Turkey has taken over Jarabulus in Syria. The U.S. aided the effort with airstrikes. According to Twitter analysts, ISIS had already gone, so there wasn't much of a fight. More like they turned the town over. Still, …
  • Aug 21

    Sunday Night Open Thread

    Sunday Night Open Thread
    The Olympics are closing tonight. I liked the women's gymnastics but really didn't care for the constant and annoying chatter by the female anchors, or the hyperventilating male anchors (on swimming) on NBC, so I didn't watch much else... [[…
  • Aug 20

    Trump's Many Failure

    Trump's Many Failure
    Vanity Fair reports on Trump's campaign, which has morphed from free-fall to the hospice phase: As Wisconsin radio host Charlie Sykes summed up Bannon’s appointment: “Trump’s campaign has now entered the Hospice Phase.…
Rank this Week: 2

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    New study reinforces need for vigilance about stroller, baby carrier safety

    New study reinforces need for vigilance about stroller, baby carrier safety
    Whoa, mom and dad and grandma and grandpa: Take it easy with the toddler in that stroller. Accidents in strollers and baby carriers send four dozen youngsters a day to emergency rooms for treatment, including for brain injury or concussion,…
  • Aug 23

    Who puts hospitalized elderly at risk? Over-prescribing doctors.

    Who puts hospitalized elderly at risk? Over-prescribing doctors.
    Among the plenty of worries when an older patient has to be hospitalized, here’s one to think about:  treating physicians and their ever-ready prescription pads which put patients at risk for serious side effects that can be worse…
  • Aug 21

    Zika outbreak spreads to heart of Miami Beach’s tourist zone

    Zika outbreak spreads to heart of Miami Beach’s tourist zone
    The Zika outbreak in Miami-Dade County, Fla., has spread, with federal and state officials confirming infections by mosquitoes now in South Beach, the tourist-popular heart of Miami Beach. Pregnant women have been advised to stay out of the…
Rank this Week: 754

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: 277

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 24

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: This evening, I will be in Washington, DC watching the Washington Nationals host the Baltimore Orioles, attending the game with a DC-based baseball superfan. As a result, additional posts will appear here on Thursday…
  • Aug 24

    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank"

    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank"
    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 24

    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections."

    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections."
    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections." So begins an opinion that Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton issued today on behalf of a unanimous…
Rank this Week: 26

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    More "Interesting" UL New

    More "Interesting" UL New
    A few months ago we blogged on a lawsuit against TransAmerica Life regarding the cost of insurance (COI) in their Universal Life products. At the time, we noted that this was most likely an uphill battle, seeing as how every single UL…
  • Aug 24

    Blogging for The Pelican State

    Blogging for The Pelican State
    Longtime readers may recall the extraordinary outpouring of support for those hit by Katrina; we were glad to help raise much needed funds for those most deeply affected.Flash forward 11 years, and folks in Louisiana are once again facing…
  • Aug 23

    Death, Accidentally

    Death, Accidentally
    So, working on a new (to me) group client, and one of the things we're looking at is the group term life insurance. They're currently with a carrier that's not known for this product (they tend to more individually-tailored plans), and so I…
Rank this Week: 219

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/
  • Aug 24

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)
    Now that many (if not most) trial courts no longer provide a court reporter, it's gotten tougher to prepare and transmit the record to the Court of Appeal -- something that's a prerequisite to success on appeal.  You can't just simply…
  • Aug 23

    Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 23, 2016)

    Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 23, 2016)
    The question is whether cockfighting is categorically a crime of moral turpitude such that it gets you deported and ineligible for relief.The particular case isn't an especially heinous one either.  Judge Owens artfully puts it this way,…
  • Aug 23

    People v. Miranda (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2016)

    People v. Miranda (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2016)
    "This case involves a razor-blade-shank attack by 'Southside' gang members on a Los Angeles County jail inmate who refused to stab another inmate at the gang’s behest."Yikes.  More evidence that being in jail is no fun at all.…
Rank this Week: 253

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    ABA Commission on Future of Legal Services Respond

    ABA Commission on Future of Legal Services Respond
    Two weeks ago I wrote in a post here that I was struck that none of the 28 professionals on the Commission Roster of the ABA’s Commission on Future of Legal Services were technology entrepreneurs who had founded, guided or …
  • Aug 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.
    On August 23rd, 1991, the public gained access to the world wide web, designed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN. Now here’s Tuesday’s Top 10 in Law…
  • Aug 22

    Maybe I am young at heart

    Maybe I am young at heart
    The New York Times’ Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) reports that people, especially in the 18 to 34 age group, increasingly want to see live events such as the Olympics as they happen, whether on televison or a mobile device.…
Rank this Week: 12

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm
    M. E. Bontempi; L. Lambertini; and E. Medeossi examine Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firms. ABSTRACT: Studies about innovation find evidence of a positive relationship between technological advancement…
  • Aug 24

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm
    Sven Heim, Kai Hüschelrath, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, and Maurizio Strazzeri estimate The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firms. ABSTRACT: We estimate the causal impact of restructuring aid granted by the…
  • Aug 24

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing
    Sharat Ganapati (Dept. of Economics, Yale University) ; Joseph S. Shapiro (Cowles Foundation, Yale University) ; and Reed Walker (University of California, Berkeley, IZA, & NBER) examine Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S.…
Rank this Week: 22

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

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

    ‘Resident strain’ of Listeria found at Jeni’s Ohio ice cream plant

    ‘Resident strain’ of Listeria found at Jeni’s Ohio ice cream plant
    Inspectors from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have again found Listeria at the Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams manufacturing facility in Columbus, OH. Two of the 75 environmental samples collected there on Jan. 26 were positive…
  • Aug 23

    Enough meat and vegetables for record second-quarter recall stew

    Enough meat and vegetables for record second-quarter recall stew
    Stericycle Inc., the Indianapolis business-to-business services company that tracks all sorts of recalls, including food, does its counting and comparisons by lots. Other ways of counting might be better for food. USDA, for example, has long…
  • Aug 23

    Egypt investigates strawberry link to Hepatitis A cases in U.S.

    Egypt investigates strawberry link to Hepatitis A cases in U.S.
    Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture is investigating the possibility that strawberries being exported to the United States are contaminated with Hepatitis A. Ministry spokesman Edi Hawash said media reports from Virginia sparked the…
Rank this Week: 63

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture
    On October 25-27, 2016, Christine Chinkin (London School of Economics - Law) will deliver the 2016 Sir Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures at the University of Cambridge. The topic of the lectures is: "International Law and Women, Peace and…
  • Aug 24

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015
    Robert McCorquodale (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) & Jean-Pierre Gauci (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) have published British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015 (Brill | Nijhoff…
  • Aug 24

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2016, no. 3) is out. This is a special issue on "Three Centuries of Arbitration for Peace." The table of contents is here.
Rank this Week: 39

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    In Re: Aramack Sports: Boating Accidents and Jurisdiction

    In Re: Aramack Sports: Boating Accidents and Jurisdiction
    In re: Aramack Sports, a case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, involved a recreational boating accident in which four people were killed.  All of the victims were adults who had rented a boat from defendant for use…
  • Aug 21

    Nursing Home Negligence Cited in Scathing State Review of Brockton Facility

    Nursing Home Negligence Cited in Scathing State Review of Brockton Facility
    The aides and nurses at the Braemoor Health Center lacked the fundamental knowledge necessary to save the life of a dementia patient suffering a heart attack in their care. The facility also neglected to inform state officials of the death,…
  • Aug 18

    Parkinson’s Disease Linked to Head Trauma

    Parkinson’s Disease Linked to Head Trauma
    Following the death of boxing legend Mohammad Ali earlier this summer, there has been a lot of news coverage about Parkinson’s disease in recent weeks.  There has also been a lot of head injury and concussion news as result of the…
Rank this Week: 952

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test when Pulled Over for DUI?

    Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test when Pulled Over for DUI?
    Whenever a driver is stopped under suspicion of DUI, the law enforcement officer asks if the driver is willing to submit to a Standard Field Sobriety Test. There are reasons to refuse this test. In most cases, these tests are voluntary and an…
  • Aug 22

    How Manslaughter or Murder Charges are Determined in a DUI Accident

    How Manslaughter or Murder Charges are Determined in a DUI Accident
    Drinking and driving can result in a DUI accident. These tragic accidents can lead to fatalities that are devastating to everyone involved, especially the loved ones left behind. Death of a loved one in an accident is a huge loss to deal…
  • Aug 18

    Understanding the Different Types of Theft Charge

    Understanding the Different Types of Theft Charge
    Theft is one of the most common criminal charges that are charged. However, it is often called by many names. Theft, robbery, larceny, embezzlement, and fraud are just a few of the names associated with a theft charge. So, what is the…
Rank this Week: 186

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    AGScamHelp

    AGScamHelp
    Thousands of New Yorkers are scammed by companies who take advantage of homeowners in distress. Don’t let it happen to you. The New York State Attorney General created AGScamHelp.com to assist homeowners in finding free,…
  • Aug 20

    Employer Tax Withholding Responsibility – YouTube

    Employer Tax Withholding Responsibility – YouTube
    Learn how to deposit withheld employee taxes to avoid a trust fund recovery penalty in this new YouTube video. Watch this and other videos on the IRS YouTube Channel Employer Tax Withholding Responsibility   Try watching this…
  • Aug 17

    Document: Groups file complaint with FCC over Baltimore Police’s stingray use – Baltimore Sun

    Document: Groups file complaint with FCC over Baltimore Police’s stingray use – Baltimore Sun
    Civil rights groups filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday, alleging that the Baltimore Police Department‘s  (BPD) unlicensed use of the controversial cell phone surveillance tool…
Rank this Week: 781

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 176

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 24

    Federal appeals court upholds Ohio early voting cut

    Federal appeals court upholds Ohio early voting cut
    The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit [official website] on Tuesday upheld [opinion, PDF] cuts to early voting in Ohio as well as the elimination of the so-called “Golden Week” in which voters could register and cast their…
  • Aug 24

    Ukraine prosecutors file charges against 18 top Russia official

    Ukraine prosecutors file charges against 18 top Russia official
    [JURIST] Prosecutors in Ukraine on Monday announced charges [Interfax-Ukraine report] against 18 top Russian officials over the annexation of Crimea in March 2014. During a press conference Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko [112 UA profile]…
  • Aug 24

    Bangladesh factory collapse trial postponed

    Bangladesh factory collapse trial postponed
    [JURIST] A Bangladesh court on Tuesday postponed the trial of 18 people facing charges stemming from a 2013 garment factory collapse that resulted in the deaths of more than 1,100 people. Approximately 130 witnesses [Al Jazeera report] were…
Rank this Week: 10

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    FDA: Liquid Marijuana Synthetic Approved for Cancer, AIDS Patient

    FDA: Liquid Marijuana Synthetic Approved for Cancer, AIDS Patient
    Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) quietly approved a drug called Syndros, which is a synthetic form of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Its use is limited to patients who are suffering from AIDS and cancer.…
  • Aug 22

    Obama Frees Record 214 Federal Drug War Prisoners, More Work Left to Do

    Obama Frees Record 214 Federal Drug War Prisoners, More Work Left to Do
    Recently, President Obama commuted the sentences of a record 214 federal inmates, which was the largest single-day commutations grant in our national history. It means the total number of presidential commutations the president has issued is…
  • Aug 20

    Marijuana Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passed by California Assembly

    Marijuana Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passed by California Assembly
    Lawmakers in California put us one step closer to shutting down the practice of asset forfeiture law that gives the government the right to seize cash, cars, real estate and other property solely on the belief that it has been used to further…
Rank this Week: 550

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Chicago: Murders Increase as Detectives Decrease:  The city with up to 90 shootings a week and a murder rate on track to hit the highest level in nineteen years is losing detectives.  Since 2008, the number of detectives in the...
  • Aug 24

    Selling Acce

    Selling Acce
    Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan report for AP:More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money - either personally or through companies or groups - to the Clinton...
  • Aug 23

    Selecting Families for Presidential Consolation

    Selecting Families for Presidential Consolation
    The AP reports that President Obama today met with the family of Alton Sterling, a black man shot last month by Baton Rouge police.  The story mentions (in one sentence) that he also met with the families of the three...
Rank this Week: 250

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth
    CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 14-0696, 2016 MT 214, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAVID THOMAS WEISBARTH, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.
    CIVIL – GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR DA 15-0141, 2016 MT 213, IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF, A.M.M., An Incapacitated Person.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Blake

    OPINION: State v. Blake
    CRIMINAL – SEXUAL ASSAULT DA 14-0053, 2016 MT 212, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. THERON JAMES BLAKE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 15

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
Rank this Week: 875

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

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

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Aug 24

    Can Destroying Cultural Objects be Prosecuted as a War Crime?

    Can Destroying Cultural Objects be Prosecuted as a War Crime?
    On August 22 the International Criminal Court prosecuted Malian Islamic extremist, Ahmad al-Faqi al Mahdi, for a war crime. Faqs’s criminal activity, to which he pleaded guilty, was the destruction of Sufi shrines in Timbuktu, the…
  • Aug 23

    NPR on the Surreal Story of…Who is the Author of This Painting?

    NPR on the Surreal Story of…Who is the Author of This Painting?
    I’m quoted in this NPR story regarding the case of Doige vs. Doig, or rather, who made this painting?
  • Aug 15

    Four Letter Word for: What is a Jointly Held Work?

    Four Letter Word for: What is a Jointly Held Work?
    A 91-year-old visitor to the Neues Museum, Hannelore K., filled in an empty crossword that was part of an artwork by Arthur Köpcke. According to her lawyer, Ms. K. was following the instructions “insert words” and is…
Rank this Week: 531

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 24

    Robert Ciacco (Network 1 Financial) Has Two Regulatory Sanction

    Robert Ciacco (Network 1 Financial) Has Two Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that New York-based Network 1 Financial Securities broker Robert Ciacco Jr. has been the subject of customer complaints and…
  • Aug 24

    Matthew Lilleberg Has Unauthorized Trading Complaint

    Matthew Lilleberg Has Unauthorized Trading Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Minnesota-based Moloney Securities broker/adviser Matthew Lilleberg has been the subject of customer complaints. The…
  • Aug 23

    William Lellyett (Raymond James) Has Customer Complaint

    William Lellyett (Raymond James) Has Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Georgia-based Raymond James & Associates broker/adviser William Lellyett, Jr. has been the subject of several…
Rank this Week: 291

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Why Do Teenagers Cause So Many Car Wrecks?

    Why Do Teenagers Cause So Many Car Wrecks?
    Speeding and Distractions Are Major Reasons I can still remember the feeling of freedom and independence when I was allowed to get behind the wheel for the first time without my parents. And I can remember the feeling of trepidation when I…
  • Aug 23

    Drivers, are you ready for school?

    Drivers, are you ready for school?
    Get used to school zones and slow buses A lot of changes happen on the first day of school …. for children and drivers alike. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve lived by the same school for years, you might easily forget…
  • Aug 19

    Bill Berenson Named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer

    Bill Berenson Named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer
    The National Trial Lawyers has again chosen Bill Berenson as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers. This is an honor awarded to a select group of attorneys due to their superior qualifications and skills. Membership is limited to the top trial…
Rank this Week: 897

Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • Aug 24

    Gift Card Drive for Flood Relief

    Gift Card Drive for Flood Relief
    The New Orleans Chapter is holding a Gift Card Drive to assist with immediate needs and rebuilding. There will be a collection at their Annual Meeting on August 25, and any denomination will be appreciated. Gift cards for food, supplies and…
  • Jul 14

    Annual Meeting & Luncheon on August 25, 2016

    Annual Meeting & Luncheon on August 25, 2016
    The New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will host its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Thursday, August 25, 2016, at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place. Professor Jonathan Turley, The George Washington University Law…
  • Jul 13

    The Supreme Court: Cases and Controversies on August 26, 2016

    The Supreme Court: Cases and Controversies on August 26, 2016
    This one hour CLE will explore the current nomination controversy, the history of the court, and possible areas of reforms, including Professor Turley’s proposal in Congress to expand the Supreme Court to 19 members. This program…
Rank this Week: 671

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 24

    What libraries of the future will look like

    What libraries of the future will look like
    “Your idea of a library might be a musty, carpeted room with outdated technology, but don’t ditch your library card just yet.According to David Pescovitz, co-editor at Boing Boing and research director at the Institute for the…
  • Aug 24

    You Can Now Browse Harvard’s Huge Bauhaus Collection Online

    You Can Now Browse Harvard’s Huge Bauhaus Collection Online
    “THE BAUHAUS NEVER really died. Though the famed German art school existed in physical form for just 14 years, its legacy lives on in many ways. The latest incarnation: Harvard’s massive online archive. The…
  • Aug 24

    Axiell partners with Odlio to expand digital content offering to librarie

    Axiell partners with Odlio to expand digital content offering to librarie
    “Axiell, the leading supplier of IT systems and services to public libraries, today announces a partnership with Odilo, one of the leading digital content providers for libraries. The partnership will enable libraries to easily access…
Rank this Week: 141

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/
  • Aug 24

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm
    New York Times (Jul. 25, 2016): One Woman’s Crusade for Her Husband’s Sperm, by Tamar Lewin: Sarah Robertson, a Californian who lost her husband to a rare disease at the age of twenty-nine, desired to have a child using the...
  • Aug 23

    "Set and Forget" in the Battle Against Teenage Pregnancy

    "Set and Forget" in the Battle Against Teenage Pregnancy
    New York Times (Jul. 19, 2016): Winning the Campaign to Curb Teen Pregnancy, by Tina Rosenberg: It is common knowledge that girls who get pregnant have a range of difficulties. They have trouble finishing school and often have babies at...
  • Aug 22

    Discriminatory Infertility Treatment in New Jersey

    Discriminatory Infertility Treatment in New Jersey
    New York Times (Aug. 9, 2016): Four Lesbians, Suing, Say New Jersey Rule on Fertility Treatment is Discriminatory, by Megan Jula: Couples who need infertility treatment to have children often do not have the resources to pay for it.…
Rank this Week: 68

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 24

    Preventing Crime at the Minnesota State Fair

    Preventing Crime at the Minnesota State Fair
    The Minnesota State Fair is only a day away! In an effort to cut down on crime and keep fair-goers safe, the State Fair Board has made some changes for the 2016 fair. Here’s a look at some of the new measures that are in place for this…
  • Aug 23

    What is the Rising BAC DUI Defense?

    What is the Rising BAC DUI Defense?
    Everybody knows that drinking alcohol raises your blood alcohol content, but it doesn’t happen instantaneously. It takes a while for alcohol to be absorbed in your blood stream, so your BAC is still rising even after you’ve taken…
  • Aug 22

    DUI Crackdown in Minnesota Over The Next Two Week

    DUI Crackdown in Minnesota Over The Next Two Week
    Police throughout the state of Minnesota will be conducting a DUI crackdown over the next two weeks during the final stages of the “100 deadliest days on the roads” campaign. The 100 deadliest days campaign occurs each year…
Rank this Week: 282

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Alcohol Addiction Is Often Associated With Arrests For DUI’s In California

    Alcohol Addiction Is Often Associated With Arrests For DUI’s In California
    DUI OFFENDERS OFTEN HAVE AN ADDICTION After 20 years of defending DUI cases I am convinced that many of the individuals who have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs — and especially those who have been…
  • Aug 12

    IS CALIFORNIA THE STRICTEST STATE WHEN IT COMES TO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    IS CALIFORNIA THE STRICTEST STATE WHEN IT COMES TO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
    CALIFORNIA NOT THE STRICTEST STATE ON DRIVERS UNDER THE INFLUENCE WalletHub recently tallied up the states from the strictest to the most lenient on DUIs. You may be surprised to learn that according to WalletHub’s methodology,…
  • Jul 29

    DUI Manslaughter Laws In California

    DUI Manslaughter Laws In California
    OCEANSIDE WOMAN DRIVING DRUNK HITS MAN AND CONTINUES TO DRIVE WITH THE DEAD MAN IN HER FRONT PASSENGER SEAT A recent and particularly gruesome DUI incident in Oceanside made news around the world. In the early morning of June 27, a…
Rank this Week: 745

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Aug 24

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #3

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #3
    In the last couple days, I talked about ways that individuals and collectives can act to reduce the threat of climate change. This is not new information, and a lot of it is rather obvious when you think about it for a couple minutes. And…
  • Aug 23

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #2

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #2
    In Part 1, I laid out some ways we can mitigate climate change by investing radically in local food production and especially in our soil. However, not all the changes we need to make are as easy as these. This is where we get serious and…
  • Aug 22

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #1

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #1
    Climate change is really happening. We’ve had “500 year” storms every couple months lately. People are having to relocate whole communities because of rising water and erosion. An old, radioactive military base is…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 24

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!
    There is obviously no better place than the IntLawGrrls blog to introduce to the anglophone world the first research network for francophone feminist studies in international law, OLYMPE, and its recent first collective publication, released…
  • Aug 24

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Bérénice K. Schramm as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Bérénice is a Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. Currently based at SOAS’ Centre…
  • Aug 23

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Indira Rosenthal back to IntLawGrrls. Indira is an Australian lawyer working in the fields of gender and international human rights, humanitarian and criminal law. She has worked with…
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Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 24

    Changing Times for Personal Injury Lawyer

    Changing Times for Personal Injury Lawyer
    Earlier today I received this email from a law firm: I was looking at your website and noticed that you handle product liability cases. We (XXXXXX) are a co-counsel/case acquisition firm. There may be some synergy between our two firms…
  • Aug 23

    Plaintiff Permitted to Proceed on Multiple Theories of Liability

    Plaintiff Permitted to Proceed on Multiple Theories of Liability
    In Commercial Painting Co., Inc. v. The Weitz Co., LLC, No. W2013-01989-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 20, 2016), the Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment on claims for negligent and intentional…
  • Aug 16

    Liability of Public Hospital Where Allegations Related to Non-Employee Doctor

    Liability of Public Hospital Where Allegations Related to Non-Employee Doctor
    In Gilreath v. Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hosp. Authority, No. E2015-02058-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 15, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment for defendant hospital in a Tennessee health care liability  (formerly…
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Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 300

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Aug 24

    USPTO handling of patent eligibility sparks substantive discussion at PPAC meeting

    USPTO handling of patent eligibility sparks substantive discussion at PPAC meeting
    Bahr explained a number of things, including the reason the USPTO has not updated patent eligibility guidance to address the pro-patent decision of the Federal Circuit in BASCOM v. AT&T. Many in the industry have been critical of the fact…
  • Aug 24

    The IoT : A Look at the IP Landscape of Fitness Wearable

    The IoT : A Look at the IP Landscape of Fitness Wearable
    The fitness wearables market is driving millions of shipments per year in silicon and devices. By 2019, IDC predicts that the worldwide wearables market will grow to around 155.7 million units. In addition to driving revenues — the…
  • Aug 24

    Sirius XM Holdings is latest patent target for Global Interactive Media

    Sirius XM Holdings is latest patent target for Global Interactive Media
    Global Interactive Media is attempting to enforce its rights on a patent which has expired. The ‘907 patent originally issued in October 2011, lapsed effective last October because of a failure to pay maintenance fees. Despite the…
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Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 24

    Defining OtterBox for Tariff

    Defining OtterBox for Tariff
    by Dennis Crouch A substantial portion of the Federal Circuit’s appellate involve customs disputes stemming from the Court of International Trade (CIT).  Usual disputes center on the proper tariff classification of goods being…
  • Aug 23

    DuPont v. MacDermid Printing: The importance of a Patentee’s Pre-Filing Statement

    DuPont v. MacDermid Printing: The importance of a Patentee’s Pre-Filing Statement
    by Dennis Crouch A skilled patent attorney working with a qualified searcher could cobble together a colorable obviousness argument against the vast majority of issued patent claims.  Part of the difficulty for patentees stem…
  • Aug 22

    USPTO Launches Cancer Moonshot Challenge

    USPTO Launches Cancer Moonshot Challenge
    The following was originally published on the USPTO Director’s Blog and is a guest post by USPTO Chief of Staff Vikrum Aiyer and Senior Advisor Thomas A. Beach The USPTO is playing an important role in the National Cancer Moonshot,…
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Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Aug 24

    2016 EDTX patent trials update - 36% win rate for plaintiff

    2016 EDTX patent trials update - 36% win rate for plaintiff
    I get asked a lot what the current statistics are for patent trials in the district - is this a 2013 where defendants are winning 2-1 or a 2014 where it's the other way, or a 2015 where it's even....
  • Aug 24

    Plaintiff's Postverdict Motion for Fees Under Section 285 Denied; Injunctive Relief Granted in Part

    Plaintiff's Postverdict Motion for Fees Under Section 285 Denied; Injunctive Relief Granted in Part
    Motio, Inc. v. BSP Software LLC et al, 4:12cv647 (8/22/16) (Mazzant, J.) Apparently it's JMOL week. Earlier this year a Sherman jury in Judge Amos Mazzant's court found for the plaintiff, and assessed a little over $1.1 million in damages....
  • Aug 24

    Defendant Granted New Trial on Damage

    Defendant Granted New Trial on Damage
    Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l. v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al, 2:14cv911 (8/23/16) (Gilstrap, J.) In March of this year a Marshall jury in Judge Rodney Gilstrap's court returned a verdict that the asserted claims were infringed and had not…
Rank this Week: 158

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: 127

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Sued By Platinum Financial Services In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Platinum Financial Services In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Platinum Financial Services is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS PLATINUM FINANCIAL SERVICES? Platinum Financial Services is an infamous…
  • Aug 22

    Sued By Gemini Asset Recovery In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Gemini Asset Recovery In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Gemini Asset Recovery is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS GEMINI ASSET RECOVERY?: Gemini Asset Recovery is an infamous “debt buyer”,…
  • Aug 9

    Sued By Metro Portfolios Inc In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Metro Portfolios Inc In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Metro Portfolio Inc. is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS METRO PORTFOLIO INC.?: Metro Portfolio Inc. is an infamous “debt buyer”,…
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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: 261

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    What’s Up With Music Rights for Broadcasters and Webcasters? – A Presentation on Pending Issue

    What’s Up With Music Rights for Broadcasters and Webcasters? – A Presentation on Pending Issue
    While this summer has perhaps not brought the big headlines in trade press about copyright issues involving broadcasters – particularly in the area of music rights – there still are many issues that are active. I addressed…
  • Aug 22

    FCC’s Audio Division Case Clarifies Processing Rules for FM Upgrades and Forced Channel Change

    FCC’s Audio Division Case Clarifies Processing Rules for FM Upgrades and Forced Channel Change
    Rules regarding the processing FM applications – particularly those involving upgrade applications that require the forced change of the channel on which another station is operating – can be very complicated.   In a…
  • Aug 19

    Update: More on Marijuana Advertising

    Update: More on Marijuana Advertising
    In the few days since I posted this update on concerns about marijuana advertising, there has been much attention devoted to the subject – and none of it undermines my belief that broadcasters need to continue to be cautious in this…
Rank this Week: 397

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Aug 24

    Blog Post: House Science Chair Rips Mass. AG Over Subpoena Rejection

    Blog Post: House Science Chair Rips Mass. AG Over Subpoena Rejection
    The House Science Committee chair on Wednesday chastised Massachusetts’ attorney general for refusing to comply with a subpoena requesting documents related to that state’s investigation of a possible climate change cover-up by…
  • Aug 23

    Blog Post: Calif. Assembly Passes GHG Emissions Reduction Bill

    Blog Post: Calif. Assembly Passes GHG Emissions Reduction Bill
    The California Assembly on Tuesday passed legislation that would strengthen and extend the life of the state’s greenhouse gas emission reduction program and provide a measure of security for its cap and trade system.
  • Aug 23

    Blog Post: Suction Mining Ban Not Preempted, Says Calif. High Court

    Blog Post: Suction Mining Ban Not Preempted, Says Calif. High Court
    The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state’s moratorium on suction dredging for gold, rejecting a prospector’s argument that federal laws preempt the ban.
Rank this Week: 411

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Aug 24

    LegalEyes For August 24, 2016

    LegalEyes For August 24, 2016
    By Kevin Battersby WitenoffJulie Ebenstein at the ACLU Blog reports a federal court held the system currently in place for electing school board members in Ferguson, Mo. violates the Voting Rights Act and systematically disadvantages…
  • Aug 17

    LegalEyes For August 17, 2016

    LegalEyes For August 17, 2016
    By Kevin Battersby WitenoffIn The Hill, Melissa Boteach and Rebecca Vallas advocate to reform TANF and expound upon the necessity to improve other social welfare programs.The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of…
  • Aug 15

    LegalEyes For August 15, 2016

    LegalEyes For August 15, 2016
    By Kevin Battersby WitenoffThe Seventh Circuit Court was unwilling to extend Title VII non-discrimination protection based on sexual orientation, reports George M. Patterson at The National Law Review. David G. Savage at the Los…
Rank this Week: 265

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Duke Law Acquires Electronic Discovery Reference Model

    Duke Law Acquires Electronic Discovery Reference Model
    Eleven years ago, two respected e-discovery consultants, George J. Socha Jr. and Tom Gelbmann, founded the Electronic Discovery Reference Model as a project to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the e-discovery field. In the…
  • Aug 24

    Handshake’s Portal Now Available Directly Within NetDocument

    Handshake’s Portal Now Available Directly Within NetDocument
    Integration allows user to view NetDocuments documents (to left) while also viewing Handshake portal (to right), here showing report on top timekeepers. Two companies announced yesterday that they are teaming up to enable law firms and…
  • Aug 23

    Chairs of ABA Future Panel Respond to LegalZoom’s Hartman on Future Report

    Chairs of ABA Future Panel Respond to LegalZoom’s Hartman on Future Report
    Two weeks ago in my column at Above the Law, I gave my impressions of the Report on the Future of Legal Services in the United States, which was recently issued by the ABA’s Commission on the Future of Legal Services. Last week in that…
Rank this Week: 340

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 24

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping
    The CRTC recently issued a media advisory entitled Enforcement Advisory – Notice for businesses and individuals on how to keep records of consent. It doesn’t add anything new – but reinforces what the CRTC is looking for.…
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of…
  • Aug 24

    Scarcity and Justice

    Scarcity and Justice
    Close your eyes. Imagine living in a small apartment, with your partner and your two children. You bought it because four years ago a salesman told you it was cheaper to buy than to rent. You feel cheated because there’s so much to the…
Rank this Week: 79

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 562

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 24

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank
    Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down another post-Kiobel decision on the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank involves claims against a Lebanese bank alleging that they provided international…
  • Aug 23

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law
    I recently received a Call for Papers from the AALS Section on Conflict of Laws, which will be holding a program entitled New Voices in Conflict of Laws at the AALS annual meeting in January 2017. Here’s the submission procedure:...
  • Aug 23

    Sant’Ambrogio & Zimmerman on the Agency Class Action

    Sant’Ambrogio & Zimmerman on the Agency Class Action
    Michael Sant'Ambrogio and Adam Zimmerman have posted on SSRN a draft of their article, Inside the Agency Class Action, which will be published in the Yale Law Journal. Here’s the abstract: Federal agencies in the United States hear almost…
Rank this Week: 289