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Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 17

    All That for a Bag of Chips: Walgreens going to trial in disability discrimination case

    All That for a Bag of Chips: Walgreens going to trial in disability discrimination case
    DEAR READERS: Because of the Easter holiday, this will be my "Friday" blog post. I'll be back to my regular schedule next week.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is going to get a jury trial against Walgreens in a disability…
  • Apr 11

    Who needs HR? We all do.

    Who needs HR? We all do.
    An article by Lauren Weber and Rachel Feintzeig in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal caught a lot of attention -- it was about companies that have made the decision to do without a Human Resources function. The idea drew some positive response on…
  • Apr 8

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption
    ROBIN’S NOTE: I am happy to feature as a guest blogger today Tommy Eden from Constangy’s offices in Opelika, Alabama, and West Point, Georgia. Tommy drafts DOT and state-specific drug testing policies for clients nationwide, and…
Rank this Week: 209

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 62

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Apr 17

    Guest Post: Law Of The Sea Tribunal Implies A Principle Of Reasonableness In UNCLOS Article 73

    Guest Post: Law Of The Sea Tribunal Implies A Principle Of Reasonableness In UNCLOS Article 73
    by Craig H. Allen by Craig H. Allen [Craig H. Allen is the Judson Falknor Professor of Law and of Marine and Environmental Affairs at the University of Washington.] On April 14, 2014, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)…
  • Apr 17

    Using Investment Arbitration to Enforce WTO Commitment

    Using Investment Arbitration to Enforce WTO Commitment
    by Roger Alford by Roger Alford I would like to continue the theme of the emerging convergence of investment arbitration and international trade. In my previous posts (discussed here and here) I discussed the prospect of using trade remedies…
  • Apr 16

    Engaging the Writings of Martti Koskenniemi

    Engaging the Writings of Martti Koskenniemi
    by Duncan Hollis by Duncan Hollis Last Spring, Temple Law School was pleased to host a two day workshop on the scholarship of one of international law’s true giants – Martti Koskenniemi (simply put, I’m a big fan).…
Rank this Week: 25

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Avvo Gets $37.5M to Fund New Product Development, International Expansion

    Avvo Gets $37.5M to Fund New Product Development, International Expansion
    Avvo, the online legal directory and lawyer rating website, has attracted $37.5 million in venture capital funding that it says will be used to develop new products and expand to international markets. Avvo introduced its attorney rating…
  • Apr 16

    Top 3 Reasons Attorneys Fail to Grow Their Practices & What You Can Do to Succeed

    Top 3 Reasons Attorneys Fail to Grow Their Practices & What You Can Do to Succeed
    Law firm marketing is a complex and competitive business. And there are many reasons why certain law firms fail to grow or even fail to survive. However, in my working with more than 10,000 attorneys over the years, I’ve come to find…
  • Apr 15

    Free LawMarketing.com Webinar on Creating Engaging Blog Content & Getting More Exposure Online

    Free LawMarketing.com Webinar on Creating Engaging Blog Content & Getting More Exposure Online
    Hundreds of top law firms write new blog content every month, but most of their posts are never read by their top prospects!  What can you do so prospects want to continually read your blog posts? You probably already know that content…
Rank this Week: 723

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Apr 17

    A Legend Passe

    A Legend Passe
    Leonard Rosen, one of the founding partners of the elite Wall Street law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen, and Katz, has passed away at the age of 83.
  • Apr 16

    First Aboriginal Police Officer

    First Aboriginal Police Officer
    Edmonton Police Service is launching a digital comic series dedicated to telling the stories of their heroes. In their series is the tale of Canada's first aboriginal police officer Alex Decoteau: One hundred and thirteen years ago, Alex…
  • Apr 16

    The Claw The Claw!

    The Claw The Claw!
    Parents: watch your kids, lest they end up inside the Claw Machine! Thankfully the kid is safe.
Rank this Week: 801

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Apr 17

    Hawaii-Focused Legal Blog

    Hawaii-Focused Legal Blog
    As many of you may already know, we've been publishing this blog for quite a while. What you may not know, except anecdotally, is that several of our law firm colleagues also are active bloggers in their respective fields of interest. We've…
  • Apr 14

    Mike Berger To Receive 2014 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize From William & Mary Law School

    Mike Berger To Receive 2014 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize From William & Mary Law School
    Each year, the William and Mary Law School's Property Rights Project awards the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize to a deserving person "whose work affirms that property rights are fundamental to protecting and preserving individual…
  • Apr 11

    N.C.: "Map Act" Inverse Cases Must Be Prosecuted Individually, Not As A Cla

    N.C.: "Map Act" Inverse Cases Must Be Prosecuted Individually, Not As A Cla
    The North Carolina Supreme Court has issued its opinion in Beroth Oil Co. v. North Carolina Dep't of Transportation, No. 390PA11-2 (Apr. 11, 2014). That's the case which we've been following about the class-action worthiness of of a case in…
Rank this Week: 834

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Apr 17

    Rally to Support ‘Central Park 5’

    Rally to Support ‘Central Park 5’
    Two days before the 25th anniversary of the Central Park Jogger attack, supporters of the men known as the "Central Park Five," who were wrongly convicted of the crime, will rally in New York City's City Hall Park this afternoon at 4 p.m. to…
  • Apr 16

    Philadelphia District Attorney Announces Conviction Review Unit

    Philadelphia District Attorney Announces Conviction Review Unit
    On Tuesday, Philadelphia's District Attorney, Seth Williams, announced the creation of the city's Conviction Review Unit. The unit, which will investigate claims of innocence in homicide convictions, will be under the leadership of veteran…
  • Apr 15

    Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck Discusses Race Bias in the Court

    Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck Discusses Race Bias in the Court
    In a new article written for Salon.com, Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck discusses race bias in the criminal justice system, focusing on a case before North Carolina's high court. Thirty years after Glenn Ford, who is…
Rank this Week: 734

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Apr 17

    Who will and who won’t attend NLRB hearing on VW-UAW election result

    Who will and who won’t attend NLRB hearing on VW-UAW election result
    On Monday, April 21, the NLRB will hold a hearing on UAW’s challenge to the mid-February no-union vote rendered by workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tennessee plant. Just after the election, the UAW filed objections…
  • Apr 17

    Massachusetts governor moves to eliminate noncompete agreement

    Massachusetts governor moves to eliminate noncompete agreement
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. On Thursday, April 10, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced that he has filed legislation to eliminate noncompetition agreements and adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act with the aim of promoting innovation, job…
  • Apr 17

    Metlife agrees to pay $1.9M to resolve wage claims on behalf of 431 financial services rep

    Metlife agrees to pay $1.9M to resolve wage claims on behalf of 431 financial services rep
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. Under a proposed settlement agreement submitted to the court on Friday, April 11, Metlife, Inc. would pay $1.97 million to resolve class allegations that it unlawfully failed to pay California financial services…
Rank this Week: 436

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Gail Heriot, Mike Rappaport, Tom Smith and Maimon Schwarzschild.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 17

    Could Silicon Valley Contemporary Be the Next Art Basel? | Silicon Valley Contemporary

    Could Silicon Valley Contemporary Be the Next Art Basel? | Silicon Valley Contemporary
    The answer is yes and no. Let’s begin with why Silicon Valley Contemporary could be a success. via siliconvalleycontemporary.com I'm not that interested in contemmporary art, or any art for that matter, but I'm interested in money and…
  • Apr 17

    RealClearWorld - Putin's Plan for Overturning the European Order

    RealClearWorld - Putin's Plan for Overturning the European Order
    Russia's willingness to violate Ukraine's territorial sovereignty is the gravest challenge to the European order in over half a century. The conflict pits a vast nuclear power against a state equal in size to France, an autocratic regime…
  • Apr 17

    Eat Burger, Waive Right to Sue | Mother Jone

    Eat Burger, Waive Right to Sue | Mother Jone
    Mandatory arbitration agreements forcing people to give up their rights to sue are now standard fare in everything from cell phone contracts to Hooters' employment agreements. But the owner of an East Texas Whataburger has apparently taken…
Rank this Week: 469

Law Actually

Law Actually

Blog of a LL.M law student in the UK.

http://lawactually.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Easter eggs ‘destroyed’ by overzealous airport staff

    Easter eggs ‘destroyed’ by overzealous airport staff
    From BBC News 16/04/14: Children were left "devastated" after staff at Bristol Airport destroyed their Easter eggs in a security check. I think ‘destroyed’ is a bit strong. But a broken egg, is a broken egg – however…
  • Apr 4

    Court stenographer apes Jack Torrance from The Shining

    Court stenographer apes Jack Torrance from The Shining
    Well, in some respects. From the New York Post 03/04/14: An alcoholic Manhattan court stenographer went rogue, channeling his inner “Shining” during a high-profile criminal trial and repeatedly typing, “I hate my job, I…
  • Apr 2

    How to Protect Yourself from Money Laundering

    How to Protect Yourself from Money Laundering
    Guest Post Graphic from: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/Credit-cards.jpg Purely by providing your bank account to facilitate money laundering, you’re acting illegally. Unfortunately, ignorance is no excuse in…
Rank this Week: 243

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    US v. Odachyan, No. 11-50253…

    US v. Odachyan, No. 11-50253 (4-17-14)(Clifton with Dorsey, D.J.; concurrence by Reinhardt).  How far does a judge have to go to evidence bias at sentencing?  Here, the court approached the line in sentencing when talking about…
  • Apr 17

    US v. Christian, No. 12-10202…

    US v. Christian, No. 12-10202 (4-17-14)(Fisher with Berzon; partial dissent by Alarcon).  The 9th vacated two counts of sending threats via email because the district court precluded the defense expert from testifying about diminished…
  • Apr 17

    US v. Emmett, No. 13-50387…

    US v. Emmett, No. 13-50387 (4-17-14)(Nelson with Paez; dissent by Nguyen).  The district court denied defendant's motion for early termination of SR for failing to adequately explain why the court denied the motion.  There was no…
Rank this Week: 347

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

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

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 830

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    OPERATION LIFESAVER

    OPERATION LIFESAVER
    Press Release For Immediate Release Press Release Idaho Operation Lifesaver "Officer On A Train" and "Adopt A Crossing" On Monday, April 21, 2014, City, County and State Law Enforcement Officers will be conducting an "Officer On A…
  • Apr 14

    Idaho State Police Seek Information on the Location of Samuel John McCartney

    Idaho State Police Seek Information on the Location of Samuel John McCartney
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information…
  • Apr 14

    Regional Communications Centers Celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

    Regional Communications Centers Celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information…
Rank this Week: 119

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Apr 17

    Lawyerly Lairs: A $16 Million Brooklyn Brownstone

    Lawyerly Lairs: A $16 Million Brooklyn Brownstone
    Which defunct law firm did the owner of this home once work for?
  • Apr 17

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.17.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.17.14
    * Cheerios is claiming that “Liking” them on Facebook constitutes a waiver of the right to sue. Let’s take this moment to encourage everyone to Like Above the Law on Facebook. [NY Times] * New study determines that the…
  • Apr 17

    The Men’s Biglaw All-Star Team Of 2014

    The Men’s Biglaw All-Star Team Of 2014
    It’s that time of year folks: the dust has settled, the remainder of last year's major moves have been executed, and it is time to vote for the Biglaw All-Stars of 2014.
Rank this Week: 8

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: 613

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/
  • Apr 17

    Recent Happenings at Washington and Lee

    Recent Happenings at Washington and Lee
    Everyone is talking about several requests by law students at W&L (collectively known as "The Committee") regarding the memory of the Confederacy and President Lee on that campus. abovethelaw was first with this story, then…
  • Apr 17

    Call For Papers: The AALS Contracts Section Mines The Gap

    Call For Papers: The AALS Contracts Section Mines The Gap
    The Association of American Law Schools Section on Contracts has issued a call for papers for its panel at the January 2015 Annual Meeting. The panel topic is Mind the Gap: Contracts, Technology, and Legal Gaps. The deadline is August...
  • Apr 17

    University Of Oregon Rejects Law Faculty Request To Divert Raise

    University Of Oregon Rejects Law Faculty Request To Divert Raise
    There has been a lot of web chatter about a recent proposal, approved by the University of Oregon Law faculty, requesting that raise money be diverted from faculty members to fund Oregon alumni jobs. The resolution stated: The faculty…
Rank this Week: 103

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: 373

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
  • Apr 17

    FAN 11.2 (First Amendment News) — C-SPAN: A Conversation with Justices Scalia & Ginsburg on the First Amendment

    FAN 11.2 (First Amendment News) — C-SPAN: A Conversation with Justices Scalia & Ginsburg on the First Amendment
    On C-SPAN: Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg join host Marvin Kalb at the National Press Club to talk about the First Amendment as well as the origins and contemporary meaning of freedom. WASHINGTON—One…
  • Apr 16

    Cliven Bundy and Popular Sovereignty

    Cliven Bundy and Popular Sovereignty
    If you’ve been following the ranchers’ fight against the federal government and seen the latest news that armed ranchers have come to the aid of Cliven Bundy to keep the Bureau of Land Management from seizing his cattle grazing on…
  • Apr 16

    FAN 11.1 (First Amendment News) — Winners of 2014 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award

    FAN 11.1 (First Amendment News) — Winners of 2014 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award
    The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation has just announced the winners of the 2014 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards. Christie Hefner established the Awards in 1979, in conjunction with Playboy magazine’s…
Rank this Week: 109

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 368

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 655

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Apr 17

    CFPB proposes extension of remittance transfer rule depository institution exception and other revision

    CFPB proposes extension of remittance transfer rule depository institution exception and other revision
    Barbara S. MishkinThe CFPB has issued a proposal to extend for five years the temporary exception in its remittance transfer rule that allows insured depository institutions to estimate fees and exchange rates in certain circumstances. …
  • Apr 17

    Bill introduced to limit CFPB smaller bank supervisory authority

    Bill introduced to limit CFPB smaller bank supervisory authority
    Barbara S. MishkinA bill introduced by Republican Senator Dan Coats would further limit the CFPB’s supervisory authority as to insured depository institutions and credit unions with total assets of $10 billion or less. Under Dodd-Frank,…
  • Apr 17

    FDIC regional offices issue UDAP guidance on continuous overdraft fee

    FDIC regional offices issue UDAP guidance on continuous overdraft fee
    Barbara S. MishkinBased on the CFPB’s rulemaking agenda issued in December 2013, we continue to expect overdraft programs to be the subject of another CFPB white paper and/or an advance notice of proposed rulemaking this year.  (In…
Rank this Week: 721

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Apr 17

    Plagiarism Taboo Topics: Cryptomnesia

    Plagiarism Taboo Topics: Cryptomnesia
    With plagiarism there are many taboo topics, but one of the strangest is cryptomnesia, the idea that some plagiarists just forgot who the source was. The post Plagiarism Taboo Topics: Cryptomnesia appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Apr 17

    3 Count: Alito’s Back

    3 Count: Alito’s Back
    Justice Alito returns to the Aereo case, Aereo launches consumer education site and Spotify shutters its massive p2p network. The post 3 Count: Alito’s Back appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Apr 16

    3 Count: Returning Car

    3 Count: Returning Car
    Two more Android pirates plead guilty, Kim Dotcom may get some of his property back and more tech companies back Google in Innocence of Muslims case. The post 3 Count: Returning Cars appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 43

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 17

    Heartbleed Bug Sends Bandwidth Costs Skyrocketing

    Heartbleed Bug Sends Bandwidth Costs Skyrocketing
    The exposure of the Heartbleed vulnerability last week had a number of repercussions, one of which was to set off a mad scramble by companies to revoke the SSL certificates for their domains and services and obtain new ones. The total costs…
  • Apr 17

    New ‘Google’ for the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy

    New ‘Google’ for the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy
    The dark web just got a little less dark with the launch of a new search engine that lets you easily find illicit drugs and other contraband online.
  • Apr 16

    Snowden’s Email Provider Loses Appeal Over Encryption Key

    Snowden’s Email Provider Loses Appeal Over Encryption Key
    A federal appeals court has upheld a contempt citation against the founder of the defunct secure e-mail company Lavabit, finding that the weighty internet privacy issues he raised on appeal should have been brought up earlier in the legal…
Rank this Week: 23

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Gabriel García Márquez dead.…

    Gabriel García Márquez dead. The world just got a little less magical.
  • Apr 17

    The case against my friend Lawrence Brose…

    The case against my friend Lawrence Brose now moves into the sentencing phase, which means that it is far from over. This, in turn, means that Brose is still not really able to comment-- but I still can, and have, and will.First of all, this…
  • Apr 17

    I suppose one of the points of having a…

    I suppose one of the points of having a Hall of Fame is so that people can have discussions about who should or shouldn't be in the Hall of Fame. (Discussions about whether there should even be a Hall of Fame seem to be largely confined to…
Rank this Week: 713

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Apr 17

    A Supreme Court ruling against Aereo won’t spell the end of cloud computing

    A Supreme Court ruling against Aereo won’t spell the end of cloud computing
    Interested observers on all sides of the contentious debate over Aereo have focused a great deal on the implications for cloud computing if the Supreme Court rules against Aereo. The Court hears oral argument next week, and the cloud…
  • Apr 16

    Commissioner Wright Nails It on Minimum RPM

    Commissioner Wright Nails It on Minimum RPM
    FTC Commissioner Josh Wright is on a roll. A couple of days before his excellent Ardagh/Saint Gobain dissent addressing merger efficiencies, Wright delivered a terrific speech on minimum resale price maintenance (RPM). The speech, delivered…
  • Apr 15

    Getting efficiencies right at the FTC: Commissioner Wright dissents in Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger

    Getting efficiencies right at the FTC: Commissioner Wright dissents in Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger
    FTC Commissioner Josh Wright pens an incredibly important dissent in the FTC’s recent Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger review. At issue is how pro-competitive efficiencies should be considered by the agency under the Merger Guidelines. As…
Rank this Week: 501

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 884

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 87

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Trade-marks: Guest Post: Major Changes Coming to Canadian Trademark Law

    Trade-marks: Guest Post: Major Changes Coming to Canadian Trademark Law
    April 17, 2014 Guest post by John Simpson (Shift Law – reprinted with permission) Canada’s Trade-marks Act is about to undergo its most significant amendments since it was first enacted in 1953. Even the spelling of…
  • Apr 16

    Social Marketing: Facebook Changes to Crack Down on “Feed Spam”

    Social Marketing: Facebook Changes to Crack Down on “Feed Spam”
    April 16, 2014 Facebook recently announced some new changes to combat News Feed spam (see: News Feed FYI: Cleaning Up News Feed Spam).  In making the announcement, Facebook said: “The goal of News Feed is to deliver the right…
  • Apr 15

    Contest Law: “FTC First Shot Across the Bow: Is Your Social Media Contest Next?”

    Contest Law: “FTC First Shot Across the Bow: Is Your Social Media Contest Next?”
    Guest post by Amy Sullivan Cahill (member Stites & Harbison PLLC, Louisville KY) April 15, 2014 False, misleading or fake “likes”, “favorites” or “endorsements” have been a topic on my mind recently and…
Rank this Week: 366

FinancialCounsel

FinancialCounsel

Features podcasts on compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounsel.typepad.com/financialcounsel/
Rank this Week: 89

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
Rank this Week: 450

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Apr 17

    Blog Post: 5 Energy Projects That Could Help Wean EU Off Russian Ga

    Blog Post: 5 Energy Projects That Could Help Wean EU Off Russian Ga
    Although the European Union has talked about reducing its heavy reliance on Russian gas for years, the ongoing crisis in Ukraine has injected new urgency into the effort. But it won't be easy, energy project finance experts say, with plenty…
  • Apr 17

    Blog Post: Va. High Court Lets School Shield Climatologist's Email

    Blog Post: Va. High Court Lets School Shield Climatologist's Email
    The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday blocked an environmental policy think tank from gaining access to email records from a former University of Virginia climate scientist, ruling that the academic's personal correspondence relating to his…
  • Apr 16

    Blog Post: EPA Finalizes Rule Tightening Vehicle Emissions and Fuel Standard

    Blog Post: EPA Finalizes Rule Tightening Vehicle Emissions and Fuel Standard
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a final rule that establishes stricter standards for motor vehicle exhaust emissions and the sulfur content of gasoline. The new “Tier 3” standards represent a holistic…
Rank this Week: 505

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/
  • Apr 17

    Corporate Scholarship Highlights: A Corporate Right to Privacy

    Corporate Scholarship Highlights: A Corporate Right to Privacy
    Elizabeth Pollman at the Loyola Law School Los Angeles, recently posted her paper, A Corporate Right to Privacy, on SSRN (forthcoming in the Minnesota Law Review 2014). This paper timely weighs in on the corporate personhood debate by…
  • Apr 17

    Banks, Legal Costs, and ADR

    Banks, Legal Costs, and ADR
    Back in August, Bloomberg reported that the legal costs for the six largest U.S. banks since 2008 totaled over $100 billion. (Yes, billion with a "B.") Bloomberg included settlement amounts in that huge number, as well as fees to…
  • Apr 15

    AALS Call for Papers--Incorporating Numbers in Business Law Classe

    AALS Call for Papers--Incorporating Numbers in Business Law Classe
    Bringing Numbers into Basic and Advanced Business Associations Courses: How and Why to Teach Accounting, Finance, and Tax 2015 AALS Annual Meeting--Agency, Patnerships, LLCs & Unincorporated Assoc. Section Washington, DC Business planners…
Rank this Week: 217

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 17

    In Remembrance: Leonard M. Rosen, Co-Founder of Wachtell, Lipton

    In Remembrance: Leonard M. Rosen, Co-Founder of Wachtell, Lipton
    Bankruptcy lawyer Leonard M. Rosen, a founding partner of elite New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, has died.
  • Apr 17

    In Remembrance: Leonard M. Rosen, Co-Founder of Wachtell, Lipton

    In Remembrance: Leonard M. Rosen, Co-Founder of Wachtell, Lipton
    Bankruptcy lawyer Leonard M. Rosen, a founding partner of elite New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, has died.
  • Apr 17

    Rajat Gupta Agrees to Surrender to Prison

    Rajat Gupta Agrees to Surrender to Prison
    Getty Images Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta will surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence for leaking corporate secrets about the bank to a hedge fund at the height of the financial…
Rank this Week: 47

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://brandprotection.nortonrosefulbright.com/
Rank this Week: 778

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage
    The latest issue of Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage (2014, no. 1) is out. Contents include:DoctrineAndrea Pinna, L’autorité des règles d’arbitrage choisies par les partiesCarlos Alberto Carmona, Considerations on the IBA.…
  • Apr 17

    New Issue: Harvard International Law Journal

    New Issue: Harvard International Law Journal
    The latest issue of the Harvard International Law Journal (Vol. 55, no. 1, Winter 2014) is out. Contents include:Anthea Roberts, State-to-State Investment Treaty Arbitration: A Hybrid Theory of Interdependent Rights and Shared Interpretive…
  • Apr 17

    Blank: Targeted Killing

    Blank: Targeted Killing
    Laurie R. Blank (Emory Univ. - Law) has posted Targeted Killing (in Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:Targeted killing has become a frequently used and highly controversial tool of operational…
Rank this Week: 46

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By University of Cincinnati Law Professor Paul L. Caron and Ron Jones.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 17

    National Law Journal: Is Now the Ideal Time to Enroll in Law School?

    National Law Journal: Is Now the Ideal Time to Enroll in Law School?
    Following up on yesterday's post: National Law Journal, Theory: The Time Was Never Better to Enroll in Law School: Is now the ideal time to enroll in law school? Steven Freedman, assistant dean for admissions at the University of Kansas…
  • Apr 17

    Gamage Presents A Framework for Analyzing the Optimal Choice of Tax Instruments Today at Indiana

    Gamage Presents A Framework for Analyzing the Optimal Choice of Tax Instruments Today at Indiana
    David Gamage (UC-Berkeley) presents A Framework for Analyzing the Optimal Choice of Tax Instruments, 68 Tax L. Rev. ___ (2014), at Indiana-Bloomington today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Leandra Lederman: What mix of…
  • Apr 17

    Fleischer Presents The Inferiority of Pigouvian Taxes Today at Washington

    Fleischer Presents The Inferiority of Pigouvian Taxes Today at Washington
    Victor Fleischer (San Diego) presents The Inferiority of Pigouvian Taxes at the University of Washington today as part of its Graduate Tax Program Colloquium Series: Pigouvian (or "corrective") taxes have become the favored policy…
Rank this Week: 60

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Sweet irony: Florida man named "cocaine" arrested on drug charge

    Sweet irony: Florida man named "cocaine" arrested on drug charge
    Talk about bad karma...Florida native Edward Cocaine was arrested earlier this week on felony drug possession. Per the Pembroke Pines Police Department report, Mr. Cocaine was stopped for a traffic violation as he had an obscured…
  • Apr 9

    St. Petersburg teacher arrested after drunken rampage

    St. Petersburg teacher arrested after drunken rampage
    From the BayNews9 website, a local teacher is facing felony charges after going on an alcohol binge... 30-year-old Keesha Graham will not want to bring this up at her next show-and-tell. The St. Petersburg second-grade teacher was arrested…
  • Apr 4

    Pinellas Park man attacked, three teens arrested

    Pinellas Park man attacked, three teens arrested
    A local crime story from the Tampa Bay Times that brings up some interesting questions about juvenile crime versus adult criminal charges. 16 year-old A. Peterson made his first appearance in the Pinellas county juvenile court yesterday…
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • Apr 17

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty
    According to reports, CEO and president of DBSI, Douglas L. Swenson, was convicted of thirty-four counts of wire fraud and forty-four counts of securities fraud. Three other top DBSI executives were also convicted on multiple fraud charges.…
  • Apr 17

    Update for Icon Leasing Fund 12 Investor

    Update for Icon Leasing Fund 12 Investor
    According to recent letter to shareholders, Icon Leasing Fund Twelve announced that the Fund will officially close and enter a liquidation period effective April 30, 2014.  The letter also states that “the amount and…
  • Apr 15

    PNC Investments LLC fined by FINRA

    PNC Investments LLC fined by FINRA
    PNC Investments LLC (CRD# 129052, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which the firm was censured and fined $90,000. The firm has paid restitution to all affected customers. Without…
Rank this Week: 154

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Apr 17

    May 5 - The Future of Environmental Finance - UNC School of Government and online

    May 5 - The Future of Environmental Finance - UNC School of Government and online
    From the EPA listserv announcement: Please save the date for "The Future of Environmental Finance," a public forum at the UNC School of Government, Chapel Hill, NC on May 5th, 2014 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Eastern. This event will also be…
  • Apr 16

    Rissman, Owley, Thompson and Shaw on Adapting Conservation Easements to Climate Change

    Rissman, Owley, Thompson and Shaw on Adapting Conservation Easements to Climate Change
    Adena Rissman (Ecology-Wisconsin), (our very own) Jessie Owley (SUNY-Buffalo), Buzz Thompson (Stanford) and Rebecca Shaw (Env. Defense Fund) have posted Adapting Conservation Easements to Climate Change, Conservation Letters (2014). Here's…
  • Apr 16

    Op-ed on agritourism

    Op-ed on agritourism
    This year, my Economic Development Clinic has been working with rural communities interested in using agritourism to assist small farm survival. The projects have proven a really interesting source of legal issues, many of which were…
Rank this Week: 127

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 17

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right
    The Baltimore Business Journal reports that Maryland lawmakers are considering creating a birth injury fund. While on its face this may seem like a wonderful and well-intentioned idea, it would ultimately hurt those families who are most…
  • Apr 15

    Annual Survey Results: Millions Misdiagnosed Each Year

    Annual Survey Results: Millions Misdiagnosed Each Year
    CBS News reports that each year 12 million adults who receive outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed in the United States. The report relies on a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety. That 12 million number means…
  • Apr 10

    Florida Joins Illinois in Rejecting Medical Malpractice Damage Caps as Unconstitutional

    Florida Joins Illinois in Rejecting Medical Malpractice Damage Caps as Unconstitutional
    The Florida Supreme Court struck down that state’s cap on wrongful death non-economic damages because the cap violated the equal protection clause of Florida’s constitution. Justice Lewis wrote for the Court that the $1 million…
Rank this Week: 818

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

Answers questions about basic legal and business issues, concepts, trends, problems, and practices important to the arts and entertainment field. By Goldstein & Guilliams PLC.

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Apr 17

    Beware of Easy Solution

    Beware of Easy Solution
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. A conductor we manage has been invited to conduct one of the orchestras of a University in the United States later this year. He has worked there once before when he conducted performances when he had a J-1…
  • Apr 2

    Does Background Music Require A Dramatic License?

    Does Background Music Require A Dramatic License?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    Dear Law and Disorder: I have written a one-man show. Do I need to get a dramatic licenses for background music? Just to make sure we’re all on the same page, let’s review: In order for…
  • Mar 26

    Does An Artist Need An Original Visa Approval Notice?

    Does An Artist Need An Original Visa Approval Notice?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    Dear Law and Disorder: Does a conductor who has been approved for an O-1 visa need to bring the original approval notice to the consulate or will a color scan of the original work? We have been…
Rank this Week: 661

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Call for Nominations: Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History

    Call for Nominations: Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History
    Another announcement from our friends at the Canadian Legal History Blog:The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History invites nominations for the Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History. The prize, named for Professor Peter Oliver, the…
  • Apr 17

    Call for Applications: R. Roy McMurtry Fellowship in Canadian Legal History

    Call for Applications: R. Roy McMurtry Fellowship in Canadian Legal History
    Via the Canadian Legal History Blog, we have the following fellowship announcement:The R. Roy McMurtry Fellowship in Canadian Legal History was created on the occasion of the retirement as Chief Justice of Ontario of the Hon. R. Roy McMurtry.…
  • Apr 16

    New Release: Crawford, "The Fight for Status and Privilege in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile, 1465–1598"

    New Release: Crawford, "The Fight for Status and Privilege in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile, 1465–1598"
    New from Penn State University Press: The Fight for Status and Privilege in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile, 1465–1598, by Michael J. Crawford (McNeese State University). A description from the Press:In The Fight for Status and…
Rank this Week: 88

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Talking To Your Child About Personal Safety

    Talking To Your Child About Personal Safety
    Talking To Your Child About Personal Safety At Estey & Bomberger, we represent victims of serious accidents in personal injury lawsuits. Unfortunately, many of the accident victims we represent are children. Sometimes, the accidents in…
  • Apr 14

    Sen. Boxer Publicly Endorses California Micra Reform

    Sen. Boxer Publicly Endorses California Micra Reform
    Sen. Boxer Publicly Endorses California Micra Reform April 11, 2014 Summary: Proponents of California’s MICRA reform have just received significant support with Sen. Barbara Boxer’s public endorsement for MICRA improvement…
  • Apr 11

    Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, At Least 10 Lives Lost

    Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, At Least 10 Lives Lost
    Charter Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, Claiming At Least 10 Lives A bus packed with Los Angeles high school students en route to tour Humboldt State University collided with a FedEx freight truck in Northern California last…
Rank this Week: 245

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/
  • Apr 17

    Sheehan v. City and County of San Francisco (9th Cir. - Feb. 21, 2014)

    Sheehan v. City and County of San Francisco (9th Cir. - Feb. 21, 2014)
    It's not a good sign for the viability of a majority opinion when you can't even get Judge Graber to agree that the civil rights claim alleged by the plaintiff is viable.I can see where Judge Fisher (joined by Judge Noonan) is coming from.…
  • Apr 16

    NRDC v. Jewell (9th Cir. - April 16, 2014)

    NRDC v. Jewell (9th Cir. - April 16, 2014)
    Back in July of 2012, the Ninth Circuit decided an environmental case involving the delta smelt.  Judge Hug wrote the majority opinion, and Judge Paez dissented.The dispute was over standing.  Judge Paez began by saying "I…
  • Apr 16

    Hopkins v. Kedzierski (Cal. Ct. App. - April 16, 2014)

    Hopkins v. Kedzierski (Cal. Ct. App. - April 16, 2014)
    What do you think about this one?Plaintiff gets injured at work.  She files a worker's compensation claim against her employer and receives benefits.  Later, she files an application for additional worker's compensation benefits.She…
Rank this Week: 370

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Apr 17

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. Successfully Argues That Statute is Unconstitutional in Franklin County Pennsylvania

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. Successfully Argues That Statute is Unconstitutional in Franklin County Pennsylvania
    In a decision published on April 17, 2014, Judge Carol L. Van Horn of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas has ruled that that 42 Pa.C.S. A. §9712.1(c) related to mandatory minimum periods of incarceration for offenders…
  • Apr 15

    Commonwealth Court Scrutinizes NCAA

    Commonwealth Court Scrutinizes NCAA
    What a couple of weeks it has been for the National Collegiate Athletic Association.  Still reeling from a Labor Relations Board determination that private college football players are employees of the college and may elect to organize…
  • Apr 10

    Legal Cannabis in Pennsylvania

    Legal Cannabis in Pennsylvania
    On January 15, 2014, Senator Folmer introduced Senate bill 1182  providing for the medial use of cannabis in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  This bill provides for the lawful possession of “no more than one ounce of usable…
Rank this Week: 769