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  • Aug 24

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie
    In recognition of the mounting importance of Latin America as both a rapidly growing global legal market and the hub of much U.S. immigration debate, the University of Pennsylvania Law School has established the innovative Certificate of…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87
    The Comedy Cellar opened in 1980, long after venues such as the 1960s-era Improv set the tone. But the Comedy Cellar made comic hay just the same, earning sell-out after sell-out of its 115-seat room as well as a string of accolades including…
  • Aug 12

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 43

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 45

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 49

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 48

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • May 22

    Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- Linked to Kenosha Supermercado Los Corrale

    Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- Linked to Kenosha Supermercado Los Corrale
    The Kenosha County Division of Health continues to interview individuals with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- gastrointestinal illness and exposure to Supermercado Los Corrales. As of this time, more than 60 ill persons have been identified. To…
  • May 22

    Milk Makers Fest E. coli Outbreak Update: 25 Sick, 10 Hospitalized, 4 with HUS

    Milk Makers Fest E. coli Outbreak Update: 25 Sick, 10 Hospitalized, 4 with HUS
    Marler Clark retained by several families. Four of 10 areas sampled at the Northwest Fairgrounds in Lynden, WA, match the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 that has now sickened 25 people, mostly children, in Whatcom County, WA.…
  • May 21

    The Last Salmonella Tuna Outbreak Sickened 425

    The Last Salmonella Tuna Outbreak Sickened 425
      In 2012 a total of 425 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Bareilly (410 persons) or Salmonella Nchanga (15 persons) were reported from 28 states and the District of Columbia, 55 ill persons were hospitalized, and…
Rank this Week: 51

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 50

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 52

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • May 22

    Bandes on Judicial Empathy & Judge Weinstein

    Bandes on Judicial Empathy & Judge Weinstein
    Susan A. Bandes (DePaul University - College of Law) has posted Empathy and Article III: Judge Weinstein, Cases and Controversies (64 DePaul Law Review (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The question of whether judges ought to be…
  • May 22

    Crowe on Law as an Artifactual Kind

    Crowe on Law as an Artifactual Kind
    Jonathan Crowe (The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law) has posted Law as an Artifact Kind (Monash University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 737-757, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It is commonly stated...
  • May 22

    Zemach & Ben-Zvi on the Aesthetics of Contract Theory

    Zemach & Ben-Zvi on the Aesthetics of Contract Theory
    Efi Zemach (Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law) & Omri Ben-Zvi (Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law) have posted The Aesthetics of Contract Theory on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article offers a novel…
Rank this Week: 53

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 22

    Building Community Resiliency by Training the Next Generation

    Building Community Resiliency by Training the Next Generation
    by Patrick A. Barnes In 2011, the first of the baby boomers reached retirement age.  And for the foreseeable future, boomers will be retiring at a rate of 10,000 a day, nearly a quarter million a month. In an effort to help compensate…
  • May 21

    Rain Barrels of Saving

    Rain Barrels of Saving
    by Jennie Saxe As I spent a recent weekend doing springtime yard work, I noticed that the side yard of my house seems to have washed away over the past few years. After a short investigation, I realized that three downspouts on my home…
  • May 21

    Sharing Best Sustainability Practices with Communitie

    Sharing Best Sustainability Practices with Communitie
    One of the most rewarding parts of my job here at EPA is the work we do with climate and energy program staff from communities and tribes across the country. These sustainability professionals are tireless organizers, skilled problem solvers,…
Rank this Week: 54

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • May 20

    20 Year Old Man Killed In Costa Mesa Motorcycle Accident

    20 Year Old Man Killed In Costa Mesa Motorcycle Accident
    A 20-year-old man was fatally injured in a Costa Mesa motorcycle accident after his cycle collided head-on with another vehicle. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the crash occurred on Fairview Road just north of…
  • May 18

    Female Pedestrian Killed In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Female Pedestrian Killed In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    A female pedestrian was struck and killed by two vehicles in South Los Angeles the night of May 16, 2015. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred in the 1600 block of West Florence Avenue east of Western…
  • May 13

    Elderly Man Killed In Buena Park Car Accident

    Elderly Man Killed In Buena Park Car Accident
    An elderly man was killed and two of his family members were injured in a Buena Park crash, which officials suspect was caused by a drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a pickup truck was traveling east on…
Rank this Week: 56

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 55

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
Rank this Week: 57

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 22

    Fleischer: Yahoo's Tricky Plan for Tax-Free Spinoff of Alibaba Stock

    Fleischer: Yahoo's Tricky Plan for Tax-Free Spinoff of Alibaba Stock
    New York Times Deal Book: Yahoo's Tricky Plan for Tax-Free Spinoff of Alibaba Stock, by Victor Fleischer (San Diego): I bet Marissa Mayer wishes she had minored in corporate taxes. Ms. Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, studied computer…
  • May 22

    Weekly Tax Roundup

    Weekly Tax Roundup
    Bloomberg, Carried Interest Tax Change Off Table Until 2017, Ryan Says Bloomberg, House Backs Permanent Research Tax Credit Over Obama Objections Bloomberg, Rare Holiday Confluence Yields 3-Day Reprieve for U.S. Taxpayers Bloomberg, Tax-Dodge…
  • May 22

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, Can This Legal Maneuver Save Charleston School of Law? ABA Journal, ExamSoft Settles 'Barmageddon' Suit; Did Problems Lead to Lower Exam Scores? ABA Journal, Former Inmate Graduates From Law School ABA Journal, What Will Lawyers…
Rank this Week: 59

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 22

    Search and ripoff externalitie

    Search and ripoff externalitie
    Mark Armstrong, Oxford examines Search and ripoff externalities. ABSTRACT: This paper surveys models of markets in which only some consumers are "savvy". I discuss when the presence of savvy consumers improves the deals available to…
  • May 22

    Competition Law in China - Friday 12 June 2015, 10:00 - 17:30

    Competition Law in China - Friday 12 June 2015, 10:00 - 17:30
    Competition Law in China Friday 12 June 2015, 10:00 - 17:30 UCL Faculty of Laws A one-day CPD course introducing Chinese anti-Monopoly Law, organised by UCL’s Centre for Law, Economics & Society Taught by: Thomas Cheng (Associate…
  • May 22

    Reconciling Cournot and Bertrand Outcomes: A Review

    Reconciling Cournot and Bertrand Outcomes: A Review
    Kipyegon Benard Kirui, University of Der es Salam is Reconciling Cournot and Bertrand Outcomes: A Review. ABSTRACT: This paper reconciles the Cournot and Bertrand Models of oligopolistic competition, highlighting its weaknesses and giving an…
Rank this Week: 58

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • May 22

    What Congress Needs to Do Now for Real NSA Spying Reform

    What Congress Needs to Do Now for Real NSA Spying Reform
    This was originally posted at The Daily Beast. One section of the Patriot Act has been ritually abused. Americans want it changed. With a few days left to kill, amend, or reauthorize the bill, the ACLU's legislative counsel says the latter is…
  • May 22

    What ACLU v. Clapper Mean

    What ACLU v. Clapper Mean
    This was originally posted on JustSecurity. Many others have already weighed in about the significance of last week’s ruling in ACLU v. Clapper. Here are my own quick thoughts. As regular readers of this blog already…
  • May 21

    After Rand Paul’s Sort-of Filibuster, What’s Next for Surveillance Reform?

    After Rand Paul’s Sort-of Filibuster, What’s Next for Surveillance Reform?
    While technically Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) stand against the NSA yesterday wasn't a filibuster, any time a member of Congress talks for over ten hours without a bathroom break, it's close enough in our book. Paul's move came just as the…
Rank this Week: 60

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 61

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 63

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 62

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 22

    An Approach to Ameliorating Press-IC Tensions Over Classified Information

    An Approach to Ameliorating Press-IC Tensions Over Classified Information
    I’ve been thinking about the exchange over the past couple of weeks—much of which took place on Lawfare—between the New York Times and the intelligence community over the naming of CIA undercover officers in a…
  • May 22

    Al-Warafi’s “End of War” Reply Brief

    Al-Warafi’s “End of War” Reply Brief
    The Guantanamo detainee, as readers likely know, argued in a February motion that the end of the United States’ war in Afghanistan, as recognized by President Obama, requires his release from Guantanamo. On Wednesday, Al-Warafi filed…
  • May 22

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    ISIS has overwhelmed Syrian government forces defending the town of Palmyra, home to roughly 50,000 people and one of the ancient world’s most magnificent archaeological sites. The victory means that ISIS now controls more than 50…
Rank this Week: 66

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 67

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 19

    A-Z List of Law Report

    A-Z List of Law Report
    Sometimes it’s hard to know where to look for a particular law report. Should you try Lexis or Westlaw or perhaps the law report you are searching for is only available in hard copy? Help is now at hand! Under the…
  • May 18

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge
    to read the full article just sign in or register here:
  • May 18

    New books – May

    New books – May
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for May have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
Rank this Week: 64

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 65

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 68

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    When Conflicts Polarize Communities: Designing Localized Offices that Intervene Collaboratively

    When Conflicts Polarize Communities: Designing Localized Offices that Intervene Collaboratively
    Nancy H. Rogers, Professor Emeritus of Law at the Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law has authored a timely paper entitled, “When Conflicts Polarize Communities: Designing Localized Offices that Intervene…
  • Jan 12

    Special Masters: How To Make the Best of Both Worlds, Part V

    Special Masters: How To Make the Best of Both Worlds, Part V
    In Part Four we began to discuss solutions (not just problems), and urged that a first step in incentivizing counsel to hold down litigation costs is to have a neutral oversee the process of discovery closely enough (1) to make it in…
  • Jan 12

    Fraport v. Philippines, ICSID, and Counsel Disqualification: The Power and the Praxi

    Fraport v. Philippines, ICSID, and Counsel Disqualification: The Power and the Praxi
    Catherine A. Rogers, Professor of Law, Paul and Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar, and Professor of Ethics, Regulation, and The Rule of Law at Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law, and Alex Wiker, Post-Graduate Fellow in…
Rank this Week: 69

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 70

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • May 18

    Washington’s ZYK Enterprises Recalls E. coli Tainted Beef

    Washington’s ZYK Enterprises Recalls E. coli Tainted Beef
    ZYK Enterprises, Inc. a Duvall, WA establishment, is recalling 2,522 pounds of boneless veal trim and whole veal muscle cut products that may be contaminated with  E. coli O157:H7, the... Continue Reading
  • May 10

    Whatcom County Milk Makers Fest E. coli Outbreak Hits 45 – 8 Hospitalized

    Whatcom County Milk Makers Fest E. coli Outbreak Hits 45 – 8 Hospitalized
    The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating an outbreak of shiga toxin – producing E. coli O157 associated with the Milk Makers Fest that was held at the Northwest... Continue Reading
  • May 4

    E. coli Hits 41 at Whatcom Milk Makers Fest

    E. coli Hits 41 at Whatcom Milk Makers Fest
    The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating an outbreak of shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157 associated with the Milk Makers Fest that was held at the Northwest Fairgrounds in... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 71

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 72

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Obama Addresses Synagogue For Jewish American Heritage Month [corrected]

    Obama Addresses Synagogue For Jewish American Heritage Month [corrected]
    President Obama this morning delivered a 30-minute address (full text) at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. to mark Jewish Heritage Month. Here is an excerpt from his wide-ranging speech:Now, I wanted to come here to celebrate…
  • May 22

    New Orleans Mayor Issues Executive Order In Opposition To Jindahl'

    New Orleans Mayor Issues Executive Order In Opposition To Jindahl'
    Two days after Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindahl issued an executive order designed to prevent governmental entities from denying benefits to persons who act in accordance with their religious beliefs in opposition to same-sex marriage (see…
  • May 22

    Zogby Reappoined To USCIRF

    Zogby Reappoined To USCIRF
    Last week, President Obama announced his intention to reappoint Dr. James J. Zogby to another term on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Earlier this week, USCIRF issued a press release in which USCIRF Chair Dr.…
Rank this Week: 73

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 75

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 74

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 22

    Proposed Bill: Inadmissible Due to Pregnancy

    Proposed Bill: Inadmissible Due to Pregnancy
    We have blogged before about what some have called maternity tourism - the issue of non-citizen women entering the United States and giving birth in the United States. Another article about this issue was featured in the Huffington Post…
  • May 22

    Mary Tape & the 1885 Fight to End School Segregation

    Mary Tape & the 1885 Fight to End School Segregation
    The Tape Family (c. 1884-85) via NWHM The National Women's History Museum has highlighted the pioneering story of Mary Tape. In 1885, nearly 70 years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Mary Tape sued the S.F. School District. She sought...
  • May 22

    Albany Law School Immigration Law Clinic Fellow

    Albany Law School Immigration Law Clinic Fellow
    Albany Law School’s Law Clinic & Justice Center seeks a Fellow to provide legal advocacy services and direct representation to clients in its new Immigration Law Clinic and to perform other related duties pursuant to grants and…
Rank this Week: 79

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • May 22

    Head-On Car Crash Injures 2 in Terrell, TX near Airport Rd

    Head-On Car Crash Injures 2 in Terrell, TX near Airport Rd
    Terrell, Texas — There was an accident along Airport Road in south Terrell this past Thursday between two cars, which left one person moderately injured and one person critically injured. Police said that this happened at about 12:00…
  • May 22

    Police ID Derek Paral as Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Odessa, TX after Accident at Construction Site

    Police ID Derek Paral as Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Odessa, TX after Accident at Construction Site
    Odessa, TX — A young man riding a dirt bike at a construction site in far northern Odessa was badly injured after an accident on Thursday night, May 21, 2015. Police said that 23-year old Derek Paral was hurt after his bike lost control…
  • May 22

    Tyler, TX: Pickup Truck Crashes in Rainy Weather on I-20, Two Injured

    Tyler, TX: Pickup Truck Crashes in Rainy Weather on I-20, Two Injured
    Tyler, Texas — Police said that there was a serious accident along I-20 several miles NE of Tyler on Thursday morning during the rainy weather. It appears that two people in a small red pickup truck were injured after the truck lost…
Rank this Week: 78

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 77

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Virginia Court of Appeals: Same-Sex Couples Can Not Cohabit

    Virginia Court of Appeals: Same-Sex Couples Can Not Cohabit
    In an unpublished opinion issued on April 21, 2015, the Virginia Court of Appeals upheld the ruling of a trial court that same-sex couples cannot cohabit under Virginia law. The case, Lutrell v. Cucco, might prove to be very important in…
  • May 19

    Four Advantages of the Mediation Proce

    Four Advantages of the Mediation Proce
    So you’re open to reaching a fair divorce settlement with your spouse, but you don’t have confidence that the two of you (with or without your attorneys) can make lasting progress around a conference table. In that setting,…
  • May 19

    Idaho Jeopardizes U.S. Participation in Hague Convention

    Idaho Jeopardizes U.S. Participation in Hague Convention
    Concerns Over Shariah Law Threaten International Child Support Treaty A few years ago, we covered federal action on the 2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance.…
Rank this Week: 76

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • May 22

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal
    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of the Waterkeeper Alliance, is scheduled to address a rally led by the “No LNG Exports Coalition” in opposition to the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project and Oregon LNG export terminals on May…
  • May 22

    DOE Authorizes Pieridae Energy to Export LNG to FTA Nations from Canada; Defers Non-FTA Request

    DOE Authorizes Pieridae Energy to Export LNG to FTA Nations from Canada; Defers Non-FTA Request
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order granting Pieridae Energy (USA), LTD. (Pieridae) authority to export 292 Bcf/year of natural gas from the United States to Canada and, after liquefaction at Pieridae Energy (Canada)…
  • May 22

    SCT&E Signs MOU for Gas Supplies for LNG Export Terminal

    SCT&E Signs MOU for Gas Supplies for LNG Export Terminal
    SCT&E LNG announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a “sizable” U.S. upstream natural gas supplier for its proposed LNG liquefaction and export terminal project on Monkey Island, Cameron Parish,…
Rank this Week: 82

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • May 22

    Dealing with Director Compensation

    Dealing with Director Compensation
    Due to a recent Delaware Chancery Court ruling, the topic of director compensation currently is facing an uncharacteristic turn in the spotlight. Though it receives relatively little attention compared to its higher-profile…
  • May 22

    Delaware Court: Compensation Awards to Directors Subject to Entire Fairne

    Delaware Court: Compensation Awards to Directors Subject to Entire Fairne
    In Calma v. Templeton, the plaintiff alleged that a board of directors breached their fiduciary duties in awarding themselves restricted stock units (RSUs) pursuant to a stockholder-approved equity incentive compensation plan. The Court of…
  • May 22

    Human Rights Through A Corporate Governance Len

    Human Rights Through A Corporate Governance Len
    Human rights [1] are attracting increasing attention from a corporate governance perspective as a dimension of both business ethics and enterprise risk management for companies. Indeed, the ethical and risk dimensions are in many ways…
Rank this Week: 85

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • May 21

    Addressing Legal Issues Related to Mental Health

    Addressing Legal Issues Related to Mental Health
    The Mental Health of Employees at Work Addressing the legal issues related to the mental health of employees at work is one of the more perplexing issues facing employers in Canada. It is because of the nature of this sensitive topic and a…
  • May 19

    Q&A: Unjust Performance Review?

    Q&A: Unjust Performance Review?
    QUESTION  This concerns an unjust annual performance appraisal that will affect my salary. My manager is expecting me to sign or to contest, the bogus appraisal this week. Should I do that? What options do I have? ANSWER You are not…
  • May 13

    Q&A: Independent Contractor Right

    Q&A: Independent Contractor Right
    QUESTION #1 2 days after I submitted a written request for my 1st Quarter 2015 performance based compensation I was fired for no reason at all.  They told me “you are an independent contractor, so we don’t have to pay…
Rank this Week: 80

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • May 21

    Taxpayer’s Call To IRS Accidentally Broadcast On Howards Stern’s Radio Show

    Taxpayer’s Call To IRS Accidentally Broadcast On Howards Stern’s Radio Show
    Think resolving your tax liability can be embarrassing? Imagine how embarrassing it would be if millions of people found out about. That's exactly what a Massachusetts woman says happened to her when a clip of her private phone call to the…
  • May 20

    Fixing Your Mistakes: Filing An Amended Return

    Fixing Your Mistakes: Filing An Amended Return
    With Tax Day finally behind you, you're ready to finally utter a sigh of relief... until you realize you've made a mistake. Don't worry: mistakes on your tax return are totally fixable. In most cases, you just need to file a form 1040X…
  • May 18

    In Landmark Case, Supreme Court Finds Maryland’s Tax Scheme Unconstitutional

    In Landmark Case, Supreme Court Finds Maryland’s Tax Scheme Unconstitutional
    In a split decision, the Supreme Court found that the State of Maryland's tax scheme was unconstitutional.
Rank this Week: 81

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 21

    Is There a Viable Cause of Action for Reverse Bad Faith Against an Insured?

    Is There a Viable Cause of Action for Reverse Bad Faith Against an Insured?
    In a recent case from Kentucky, the insured suffered a fire loss at her home.1 Although no one was home at the time of the fire, investigators found that the fire was intentionally set. The insured made an insurance claim for $866,000 of…
  • May 19

    Bad Faith and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

    Bad Faith and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
    A little over seven months have passed since the Supreme Court of Florida heard oral arguments from the attorneys for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation and Perdido Condominium Association. For those readers who are not familiar with…
  • May 18

    Insurers Prohibited from Excluding Coverage for Fracking Under Earthquake Endorsement

    Insurers Prohibited from Excluding Coverage for Fracking Under Earthquake Endorsement
    Last month, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (“PID”) issued a notice to all insurance carriers writing homeowners insurance policies in Pennsylvania prohibiting them from denying coverage under the earthquake endorsements of…
Rank this Week: 83

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 84

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 92

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 22

    Airborne Norovirus - What Now Cruise Lines?

    Airborne Norovirus - What Now Cruise Lines?
    Earlier this month, we reported that researchers in Canada concluded that norovirus can spread by air, according to a publication in the highly respected Clinical Infectious Diseases. Eight doctors participated in a study of norovirus…
  • May 19

    Norwegian Dawn Hits Reef Near Bermuda

    Norwegian Dawn Hits Reef Near Bermuda
    A friend just notified me that the Port Bermuda cam operated by PTZtv shows that the NCL Norwegian Dawn has just hit a reef near the port.  The cruise ship reportedly launched lifeboats, although there is no indication that anyone was…
  • May 18

    10 Year Old Girl Drowns on Norwegian Gem

    10 Year Old Girl Drowns on Norwegian Gem
    A young passenger, reportedly a 10-year-old girl, drowned in a swimming pool aboard NCL's Norwegian Gem while the cruise ship was 75 miles east of Myrtle Beach yesterday afternoon.  I first learned of the incident on Twitter…
Rank this Week: 88

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/
  • May 22

    Can a Law School Get Too Small?

    Can a Law School Get Too Small?
    One of the advantages of the ongoing law school crisis is that student body sizes have decreased at many if not most U.S. law schools. This is advantageous for students’ job prospects (as difficult as they continue to be) and,...
  • May 22

    The Making of a Lawyer, 1878 Version

    The Making of a Lawyer, 1878 Version
    With law school graduation season winding down and bar review about to start up, it seemed an appropriate time to think a bit about the making of lawyers. Recently I was sent an unpublished autobiography of Volney Howard, who practiced...
  • May 20

    Call for Papers: AALS Labor Relations and Employment Law Section

    Call for Papers: AALS Labor Relations and Employment Law Section
    From an email message that I received earlier today: The Executive Committee of the AALS Labor Relations and Employment Law Section is seeking abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York, NY. The section...
Rank this Week: 91

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • May 22

    Should NH Employee Wages Be $15 an hour?

    Should NH Employee Wages Be $15 an hour?
    The Times Online reported that raising the minimum wage even beyond a proposed $10.10 per hour would help the state’s nursing home workers care not only for themselves and their families, but also older residents, according to a new…
  • May 21

    Grannycam Bill in South Carolina

    Grannycam Bill in South Carolina
    The State reported on the ongoing saga of increasing quality of care in South Carolina nursing homes.  Sen. Paul Thurmond, R-Charleston, introduced a bill allowing video cameras in resident’s rooms to help reduce abuse or…
  • May 20

    Why Video Cameras Are Needed

    Why Video Cameras Are Needed
    Ozarks First reported that John Carrier is accused of sexually assaulting a woman described by the Nixa Police Department as being under legal guardianship and of diminished mental capacity.  The Christian County prosecutor has…
Rank this Week: 90

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • May 21

    Por video musical procesan por pornografía a cantante pop

    Por video musical procesan por pornografía a cantante pop
    Con fundamento en una estricta ley anti pornografía, aprobada en Uganda en diciembre de 2013, la cantante juvenil Jemimah Kansiime está siendo procesada debido al video de una canción de su nuevo álbum Ensolo…
  • May 21

    YouTube desata una disputa de derechos sobre Ultraman

    YouTube desata una disputa de derechos sobre Ultraman
    Las empresas UM Corporation y Tsuburaya Productions se enfrentan en los tribunales de Estados Unidos por la reproducción de capítulos de las series originales de Ultraman en YouTube, disputándose los derechos sobre los…
  • May 21

    Ex jugador de los Jets acepta culpabilidad en caso de revenge porn

    Ex jugador de los Jets acepta culpabilidad en caso de revenge porn
    El ex linebacker de los Jets de Nueva York, Jermaine Cunningham, admitió ante un juez William Daniel de la Corte Superior del Condado Unión en Nueva Jersey, Estados Unidos, ser culpable de haber subido a su cuenta de Instagram…
Rank this Week: 86