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Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Aug 4

    Just Published: The ECHR Act 2003 and EUCFR in Irish Courts 2003-2014

    Just Published: The ECHR Act 2003 and EUCFR in Irish Courts 2003-2014
    Commissioned by the Law Society of Ireland and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Dr Suzanne Kingston and I were responsible for co-authoring a report on European rights in Irish courts. We examined Irish case law where the ECHR Act 2003…
  • Jul 29

    Abortion Law in Northern Ireland – Change at Last?

    Abortion Law in Northern Ireland – Change at Last?
    Human Rights in Ireland welcomes this guest post from Prof. Marie Fox and Dr. Sheelagh McGuinness (University of Birmingham). A recent blog at Mumsnet highlighted the dire circumstances of Northern Irish women and girls who are rarely able to…
  • Jul 23

    Depoliticising Policing at MacGill Summer School

    Depoliticising Policing at MacGill Summer School
    Earlier this week I spoke at the MacGill Summer School on a session about justice reform. The other speakers on the panel were Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald (speech available here) and Conor Brady, former GSOC Commissioner and…
Rank this Week: 48

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 4

    Filipino Immigrants in the United State

    Filipino Immigrants in the United State
    This Migration Information Source Spotlight looks at Filipino immigrants in the United States. Filipino immigrants constitute one of the largest foreign-born groups in the United States. Since 1990, the Philippines has been consistently among…
  • Aug 4

    At the Movies: Facing Fear

    At the Movies: Facing Fear
    In the documentary Facing Fear, we see a former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime meet by chance 25 years later, reconcile, and collaborate in educational presentations. In this Academy Award-nominated short documentary,…
  • Aug 4

    Small LA Area City Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Participate in Government

    Small LA Area City Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Participate in Government
    The Los Angeles Times reports on Huntington Park, a small city in the Los Angeles, on its efforts to integrate undocumented immigrants into municipal government. Julian Zatarain arrived from Mexico in 2007 when he was 13. The 21-year-old…
Rank this Week: 45

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 50

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 4

    Reinvent Law, Due Process on Campus Edition

    Reinvent Law, Due Process on Campus Edition
    Reinventing law is all the rage, with those who see money to be made promoting the idea that roadblocks like the Unauthorized Practice of Law are sapping their potential profits.  They hate that. But there is a far more nefarious effort…
  • Aug 4

    Class of 2015, Internet School of Law

    Class of 2015, Internet School of Law
    Via Ex-Cop Lawyer, a video of traffic stops and police encounters gone stupid. No, this isn’t to say that the police officers’ handling was laudable, but that there are a great many people who are ridiculously obstinate in their…
  • Aug 3

    Lewinski, The First Rule’s Best Friend

    Lewinski, The First Rule’s Best Friend
    In the New York Times, Matt Apuzzo profiles one of the most dangerous men in law enforcement. And he’s not even a cop.  His name is William J. Lewinski, and for $1000 an hour, he will explain why every person killed by a cop was a…
Rank this Week: 47

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 46

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 4

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic
    The latest issue of Global Environmental Politics (Vol. 15, no. 3, August 2015) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Advancing Comparative Climate Change Politics: Theory and Method Mark Purdon, IntroductionKathryn Harrison, International…
  • Aug 4

    Viñuales: International Investment Law and Natural Resources Governance

    Viñuales: International Investment Law and Natural Resources Governance
    Jorge E. Viñuales (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted International Investment Law and Natural Resource Governance (in Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources, K. Kulovesi & E. Morgera eds., forthcoming).…
  • Aug 4

    Pollack: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and International Law

    Pollack: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and International Law
    Mark A. Pollack (Temple Univ. - Political Science) has posted Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and International Law (International Journal of Constitutional Law, forthcoming). Here's the…
Rank this Week: 51

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    E. coli Cluster in Sacramento

    E. coli Cluster in Sacramento
    Likely E. coli O157:H7 cases are being investigated by the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services. Department spokesperson Laura McCasland told Food Safety News that four of the... Continue Reading
  • Jul 30

    Nevada Prison Linked to E. coli Outbreak

    Nevada Prison Linked to E. coli Outbreak
    Colton Lochhead of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Public health officials are investigating a case of E. coli at the Lovelock Correctional Center, the Nevada Department of Corrections said... Continue Reading
  • Jul 20

    E. coli Outbreak: Red River Valley Fair

    E. coli Outbreak: Red River Valley Fair
    The North Dakota Department of Health is investigating a possible cluster of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections in eastern North Dakota. Three cases have been reported, all are less... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 52

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 4

    Rakove on the Constitution on YouTube

    Rakove on the Constitution on YouTube
    Stanford has posted on its YouTube channel six lectures by Jack Rakove on “the history and future of the U.S. Constitution” from his course "The Constitution: A Brief History.”  The Stanford Humanities Center's notice…
  • Aug 4

    YLS Legal History Forum, 2015-16

    YLS Legal History Forum, 2015-16
    [Here’s the line-up for the Yale Law School Legal History Forum for 2015-16.  We’ll add a link once it becomes available. “As always,” we are told, “events are open to everyone.”  H/t: Noah…
  • Aug 3

    LHR 33:3

    LHR 33:3
    Here’s the TOC for Law and History Review 33:3 (August 2015):Legacies of British Colonial Violence: Viewing Kenyan Detention Camps through the Hanslope Disclosure, by Aoife DuffyA “Manifest Violation” of the Rights of…
Rank this Week: 56

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 4

    Call for GuestPrawfs, 2015-16

    Call for GuestPrawfs, 2015-16
    As the new school year looms, so does our annual need for a new slate of GuestPrawfs to keep this site moving. We are looking to fill slots beginning in November and for the rest of the academic year. If you are a past guest, please (please!)…
  • Aug 3

    Long time lurker, first time blogger

    Long time lurker, first time blogger
    Thanks Howard for the welcome. My tenure file closed a little over a month ago, so time to blog! Just a bit about myself so that we aren't complete strangers here. Rather than coffee, I start my day with a routine. I type p (prawfsblawg…
  • Aug 2

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice
    I had the great pleasure of participating on a SEALS panel this morning discussing prostitution, prison sex, drugs, sin taxes and vice in general. Perfect material for a Sunday morning, right? Seth Stoughton (South Carolina) organized this…
Rank this Week: 53

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Aug 3

    Plane Crash in Sulphur Springs, TX Leaves David German of Nebraska Badly Hurt

    Plane Crash in Sulphur Springs, TX Leaves David German of Nebraska Badly Hurt
    Sulphur Springs, Texas — A pilot from Nebraska identified as David German, 46 years old, was critically hurt last week after his small plane crashed in Suplhur Springs. The accident happened on Thursday evening, July 30, at the Sulphur…
  • Aug 3

    Police Say Rider Hospitalized after Wreck on Oak Grove in Fort Worth

    Police Say Rider Hospitalized after Wreck on Oak Grove in Fort Worth
    South Fort Worth, Texas — A motorcyclist was badly injured after his bike was in a wreck along Oak Grove Road in Fort Worth this past Sunday, August 2, 2015. The details of what happened aren’t yet clear, but according to the Fort…
  • Aug 3

    Hit-and-Run Crash on U.S. 281 in San Antonio Leaves 1 Seriously Injured

    Hit-and-Run Crash on U.S. 281 in San Antonio Leaves 1 Seriously Injured
    San Antonio, TX — There was an accident along U.S. 281 in San Antonio this past Thursday (July 30, 2015) that left a passenger in a Chevy HHR with serious injuries. The police reported this as happened late Thursday night at the…
Rank this Week: 54

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Passionate first Lege hearing on Sandra Bland tragedy

    Passionate first Lege hearing on Sandra Bland tragedy
    Last night's Texas House County Affairs Committee hearing on the Sandra Bland episode sounds like it included some dramatic moments and received significant press coverage. (Grits was driving home from Lubbock and couldn't go.) Certainly, it…
  • Jul 30

    Waller Co. DA sets up Sandra Bland investigative panel

    Waller Co. DA sets up Sandra Bland investigative panel
    In an apparent effort to provide independent review of the death of Sandra Bland, Waller County DA Elton Mathis has established a panel of volunteer lawyers to investigate the case.According to Texas Lawyer, the panel of four attorneys only…
  • Jul 28

    A suggestion for 'The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act'

    A suggestion for 'The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act'
    This morning, I received a text from the missus* who suggested that, in 2017, reprised legislation to limit police arresting motorists for Class C misdemeanors should be titled, "The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act." Clever gal. Bud Kennedy…
Rank this Week: 55

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 4

    2016 Princeton Review's Best 380 College

    2016 Princeton Review's Best 380 College
    The Princeton Review has released The Best 380 Colleges -- 2016 Edition. According to the press release, the book contains 62 rankings based on surveys completed by 136,000 students at the 380 schools (358 per school) (methodology here),…
  • Aug 4

    ABA Approves Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rutgers-Newark Law School

    ABA Approves Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rutgers-Newark Law School
    Press Release, American Bar Association Approves Merger Creating Rutgers Law School: The Council of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar approved today the merger of Rutgers’ law schools…
  • Aug 4

    7th Circuit: Florida Coastal Law Grad Cannot Discharge $260,000 Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    7th Circuit: Florida Coastal Law Grad Cannot Discharge $260,000 Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    The Seventh Circuit has affirmed decisions of a federal bankruptcy court and district court preventing a Marquette (MBA) and Florida Coastal (J.D.) graduate from discharging $260,000 in student loan debt in bankruptcy. Tetzlaff v. Educational…
Rank this Week: 58

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jul 25

    How to Discharge Your Student Loans In Bankruptcy! Yes, It Can Be Done!

    How to Discharge Your Student Loans In Bankruptcy! Yes, It Can Be Done!
    Most people, both lawyers and non-lawyers, believe that filing bankruptcy does not result in a discharge of a student loan.   That, for the most part, is true under the 2005 Bankruptcy Act amendments.  The code, as amended, does not…
  • Apr 29

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015
    Harvey Miller may be the best bankruptcy practitioner of the last 50 years.  He died this week and the world is a lesser place without him. Miller was the all-star bankruptcy attorney in many of the most important bankruptcies and…
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
Rank this Week: 57

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

http://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/news/
  • 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: 59

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 60

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 62

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jul 17

    17 Seconds #14

    17 Seconds #14
    Useful & quick. Some prospective clients are hesitant to share details with Clocktower before they “hire” us. I put “hire” in quotes because we have to screen every prospective client for conflicts – and make…
  • Jul 16

    A Modest Proposal For The Second Half Of The 2015 Red Sox Season: Start Wade Miley

    A Modest Proposal For The Second Half Of The 2015 Red Sox Season: Start Wade Miley
    And trade Clay. I coached youth baseball (Little League plus Babe Ruth) for ten years. My final year coaching, I took our underdog team to the second round of the playoffs, against the odds. (We were predicted not to make the playoffs.) We…
  • Jun 30

    Richard Mullen (AKA Mr. Mullen), Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS) Teacher Extraordinaire

    Richard Mullen (AKA Mr. Mullen), Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS) Teacher Extraordinaire
    Teaching at CEHS (including English, theatre, and speech & debate) 1976-Present. My most beloved teachers and mentors were those who challenged me. Junior year at Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS), 1982-1983, I was challenged by Richard…
Rank this Week: 61

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla
    LA JOLLA – A 45-year-old La Jolla woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was struck by a car on Girard Avenue, NBC San Diego reported. Just before noon, authorities say the woman was unloading her car when an elderly driver backed…
  • Oct 7

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw
    Last month, a jury in Chicago federal court awarded $1.25 million to an Illinois man who was severely injured by a defective table saw.  The victim, Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of two other fingers in 2007…
  • Oct 6

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 63

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
  • Aug 3

    A Tribute to Marc Poirier

    A Tribute to Marc Poirier
    I want to mark the passing of a former colleague of mine, Seton Hall’s Marc Poirier. Marc was an exceptional scholar, teacher, and colleague. Marc was a deeply learned man, conversant in areas ranging from the jurisprudence of…
  • Aug 3

    Formalities of Judicial Voting

    Formalities of Judicial Voting
    I’ve started drafting my next book (on the Bill of Rights), and I’m not sure how that will change my blogging.  Maybe I will post less often, maybe my posts will focus on the Bill of Rights–we’ll see. For now,…
  • Aug 3

    FAN 70.1 (First Amendment News) Amarin v. FDA –Important Commercial Speech Case May be Decided Soon

    FAN 70.1 (First Amendment News) Amarin v. FDA –Important Commercial Speech Case May be Decided Soon
    The FDA has long sought to ban manufacturers from promoting off-label uses of approved drugs and medical devices.  In taking the position that manufacturers and their agents cannot promote off-label uses, the FDA suggests they are…
Rank this Week: 68

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 64

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 69

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 1

    Will Supreme Court ruling reopen death chamber at San Quentin?

    Will Supreme Court ruling reopen death chamber at San Quentin?
    Elisabeth Semel quoted in The Press Enterprise, June 29, 2015 “It is premature to speculate about how this is going to play out,” said Elisabeth Semel. “The future of the death penalty in California is very much up in…
  • Jul 1

    Lawsuits over California water rights are a fight a century in the making

    Lawsuits over California water rights are a fight a century in the making
    Holly Doremus quoted in Los Angeles Times, June 29, 2015 The board “is starting to say certain kinds of uses are unacceptable, even if you hold senior rights, at least under dry conditions,” Doremus said.
  • Jul 1

    States have ‘no obligation’ to accept same-sex marriage ruling

    States have ‘no obligation’ to accept same-sex marriage ruling
    Melissa Murray interviewed by NPR, June 29, 2015 “The United States Supreme Court may not have the power of the purse and the sword like Congress or the executive—Alexander Hamilton famously called the Court the least…
Rank this Week: 65

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 67

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Nov 14

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”
    Update (November 14, 2014): Since my earlier post on Bruce Carneil Webster’s case, below (the death penalty case in which Dorsey & Whitney lawyers are fighting for Webster, a mentally retarded man on death row), Webster lost the…
  • Nov 13

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.
    Update (November 13, 2014): This endless case might be nearing its end, with the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ dramatic reduction in the trial court’s award of the victorious Plaintiff’s lawyers’ fees. We conclude…
  • Nov 12

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 66

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: 71

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    &quot;America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage.&quot;
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 70

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 4

    Article On The Betrayed (?) Wills Of Kafka And Brod

    Article On The Betrayed (?) Wills Of Kafka And Brod
    Nili Cohen ( Professor, Tel-Aviv University) recently published an article entitled, The Betrayed (?) Wills of Kafka and Brod, 27 Law & Lit. 1-21 (2015). Provided below is an abstract of the article: The endeavor to trace the will of...
  • Aug 4

    Mississippi Requires Willful Conduct To Trigger Slayer Statute

    Mississippi Requires Willful Conduct To Trigger Slayer Statute
    One day, upset that his mother was leaving, John Armstrong took a mallet and attacked his mother which resulted in her death. He confessed to the killing and, as a result, saw his siblings seek to exclude him from his...
  • Aug 4

    Girl Adopted By Stepfather Entitled to Biological Father's Retirement Plan

    Girl Adopted By Stepfather Entitled to Biological Father's Retirement Plan
    When Austin Hardy died, he left behind a retirement plan that was administered by his employer but did not have a named death beneficiary. As a result, his employer followed the plan's procedure and transferred the proceeds to Hardy's…
Rank this Week: 76

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
  • Aug 4

    The Government Is Watching #BlackLivesMatter, And It’s Not Okay

    The Government Is Watching #BlackLivesMatter, And It’s Not Okay
    A FOIA request reveals that DHS is surveilling #BlackLivesMatter activists. According to documents recently obtained by The Intercept in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, the government is surveilling the…
  • Aug 3

    Mississippi’s All Up in Your Google Activity

    Mississippi’s All Up in Your Google Activity
    An attorney general is trying to police online speech by capitalizing on the reams of data Google stores about its users. An overzealous attorney general is trying to police online speech by capitalizing on the reams of data Google stores…
  • Aug 3

    Rand Paul, Libertarian?

    Rand Paul, Libertarian?
    Paul is trading in the lie -- there's no other way to say it -- that Planned Parenthood sells fetal body parts Sen. Rand Paul has made safeguarding civil liberties a cornerstone of his presidential campaign, and he hasn't been afraid to take…
Rank this Week: 75

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 74

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 3

    The Final Clean Power Plan: More Ambitious, More Achievable for State

    The Final Clean Power Plan: More Ambitious, More Achievable for State
    By Janet McCabe Today, President Obama announced EPA’s historic Clean Power Plan, a first-of-its-kind step to cut the harmful carbon pollution fueling climate change from our nation’s power plants. Climate change threatens our…
  • Aug 3

    EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Lower Utility Bills, Billions in Benefits Every Year

    EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Lower Utility Bills, Billions in Benefits Every Year
    By: Tom Reynolds They’re at it again. Just like we predicted, critics are already claiming EPA’s Clean Power Plan will drive up utility rates, or that the cost of climate action isn’t worth it. They’re wrong. Not only…
  • Aug 3

    Seis cosas que cada estadounidense debe saber acerca del Plan de Energía Limpia

    Seis cosas que cada estadounidense debe saber acerca del Plan de Energía Limpia
    Por la administradora de la EPA Gina McCarthy Hoy, el Presidente Obama develó el Plan de Energía Limpia de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE.UU. (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés)–un paso histórico…
Rank this Week: 73

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
  • Jul 27

    Jurisdiction in Intellectual Property Rights Cases : Law Explained

    Jurisdiction in Intellectual Property Rights Cases : Law Explained
    Justice Arun MisraSupreme Court of IndiaIn an important pronouncement, the Supreme Court in the case of Indian Performing Rights Society Ltd. v. Sanjay Dalia & Anr. (C.A. No. 10643-44/2010) has examined the provisions of S. 62 (2) of the…
  • Dec 4

    Review Jurisdiction : To be Sparingly Exercised

    Review Jurisdiction : To be Sparingly Exercised
    Justice P. SathasivamSupreme Court of IndiaThe Supreme Court in the case of Kamlesh Verma v. Mayawati & Ors. 2013 (8) SCC 320 has eruditely discussed the law relating to exercise of powers of review by a Civil court. While citing…
  • Apr 6

    Vicarious Liability under S. 138 Negotiable Instruments Act : Necessary Averments must be made in Complaint

    Vicarious Liability under S. 138 Negotiable Instruments Act : Necessary Averments must be made in Complaint
    Justice C.K. PrasadSupreme Court of IndiaThe Hon'ble Supreme Court in A.K. Singhania Vs. Gujarat State Fertilizer Co. Ltd. & Anr. has reiterated that a complaint under S. 138 read with S. 141 of the Negotiable Instruments Act must…
Rank this Week: 77

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: 79

Total Injury Blog

Total Injury Blog

Covers car accident cases, and personal injury cases in the news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totalinjury.com/blog
  • Feb 6

    U.S. Regulators Recall 2.1M Vehicles with Defective Air Bag

    U.S. Regulators Recall 2.1M Vehicles with Defective Air Bag
    U.S. regulators are recalling over 2.1 million vehicles—just the latest in a string of air bag recalls. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the recall on Saturday, which includes automobiles made by Fiat…
  • Jan 20

    Settlement Reached in Petco Rat Bite Lawsuit

    Settlement Reached in Petco Rat Bite Lawsuit
    A man in Portland, Maine who suffered a rat bite settled his personal injury lawsuit against Petco last Thursday, according to a statement made by the pet supply retailer. Dominic Profenno Jr. sued Petco in April 2014, one month after he was…
  • Jan 14

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial
    A retrial has begun for the injury lawsuit filed by a woman against Rick Springfield, regarding an injury that occurred during a 2004 concert at the New York State Fair. Vicki Calcagno, 45, said Springfield struck her in the head with his…
Rank this Week: 72

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 78

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 4

    CDC Ups Cyclospora Count to 384 – Cilanto Suspected

    CDC Ups Cyclospora Count to 384 – Cilanto Suspected
    As of August 3, 2015 (4pm EDT), CDC had been notified of 384 ill persons with confirmed Cyclospora infection from 26 states in 2015. Most (226; 59%) ill persons experienced onset of illness on or after May 1, 2015 and did not report…
  • Aug 3

    A Rated Bali Hai Restaurant in San Diego Link in Possible Foodborne Outbreak

    A Rated Bali Hai Restaurant in San Diego Link in Possible Foodborne Outbreak
    Dozens of people attending a banquet at Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island in San Diego harbor last week were reportedly sickened, and health officials have been busy trying to figure out the source. The event on July 29, sponsored by the…
  • Aug 2

    Marler Clark Hired in Washington Salmonella Outbreak

    Marler Clark Hired in Washington Salmonella Outbreak
    The outbreak of Salmonella infections that may be linked to pork products has grown to 90 cases in several counties around the state. The ongoing outbreak is under investigation by state, local, and federal public health agencies. Illnesses…
Rank this Week: 83

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 88

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Aug 3

    Alabama Law is Hiring

    Alabama Law is Hiring
    The University of Alabama School is hiring, and my friend Julie Hill is chairing the appointments committee. Position descriptions after...
  • Aug 3

    Dan Price as Henry Ford: Who Needs the Dodge Brothers When You Have Your Own?

    Dan Price as Henry Ford: Who Needs the Dodge Brothers When You Have Your Own?
    Last week, the NY Times did a piece on Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments, who announced in April that...
  • Aug 3

    Family Film Blogging: Ant-Man

    Family Film Blogging: Ant-Man
    So, I'm sure loyal readers were wondering if I were ill or at the International Space Station given the fact...
Rank this Week: 85

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 3

    Go On! Women in International Law Networking Breakfast in DC (deadline TOMORROW)

    Go On! Women in International Law Networking Breakfast in DC (deadline TOMORROW)
    This Thursday, August 6, 2015, the Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG) of ASIL will sponsor a breakfast featuring accomplished professionals in various practices of international law, who will discuss their…
  • Jul 29

    Judge’s Order in Flores Should Signal the End of Family Detention in the United State

    Judge’s Order in Flores Should Signal the End of Family Detention in the United State
    A federal judge issued an order in the Flores case that should go a long way to ending the government’s practice of detaining children and their mothers in unlicensed, secure facilities in Dilley and Karnes, Texas. Since the summer of…
  • Jul 27

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr
    Shocked and saddened to read that U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler died from cancer on July 17, at age 44. (photo credit) Bill’s representation of Omar Khadr, born in Canada and seized by U.S. forces in an Afghanistan…
Rank this Week: 82

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    China’s Stock Market: Not A Great Leap Forward

    China’s Stock Market: Not A Great Leap Forward
    I take no position one way or the other on any Chinese stock market crash, including the most recent one. And despite a fairly high investment risk  tolerance (I bought a Russia fund right after Boris Yeltsin fired his fourth…
  • Aug 2

    Top Ten Reasons Chinese Companies Fail In The U.S.

    Top Ten Reasons Chinese Companies Fail In The U.S.
    Way back in 2010, I wrote an article for Forbes, entitled, Ten Reasons Chinese Companies Fail In The U.S. My top ten list in that article was as follows: 1. Chinese companies focus on a Chinese consumer, not an American one. 2.…
  • Jul 30

    Register Your Trademark In China: Now. Just Ask Mike.

    Register Your Trademark In China: Now. Just Ask Mike.
    More than four years ago, we did a post, entitled, China: Do Just One Thing. Trademarks. In that post, we emphasized the absolutely critical importance of registering your trademarks in China, not later but now: From time to time I…
Rank this Week: 84

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/
  • Aug 1

    Viking Star Stuck in Tallinn

    Viking Star Stuck in Tallinn
    The Viking Star cruise ship operated by Viking Ocean Cruises is stuck in port in Tallinn, Estonia.  A person contacted us and wishes to keep her name anonymous. The cruise ship lost power in an engine three days ago. Passengers are…
  • Aug 1

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Carnival Miracle

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Carnival Miracle
    Defense Imagery and Video Distribution Services reports that yesterday  the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an ill cruise passenger from the Carnival Miracle about 300 miles south of Point Loma, California.  Two MH-60 Jayhawk…
  • Jul 31

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain
    A reporter for the Marketplace interviewed me yesterday regarding the state of the cruise industry. I explained that compared to a year or two ago, the general perception of cruise lines is up. More than 23,000,000 passengers will cruise this…
Rank this Week: 87

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: 86

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://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 81

School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Sep 3

    School Board News Today site moving to nsba.org

    School Board News Today site moving to nsba.org
    We have moved School Board News Today to www.nsba.org. This is now will be fully searchable through nsba.org’s powerful Apache Solr search engine. This move is part of a phased rollout of the redesigned nsba.org website, launched this…
  • Aug 22

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit
    New resources to combat bullying at school and online were showcased during the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) fourth Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit—“Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in…
  • Aug 22

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard
    Speaking before the House Rules and Reference Committee on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Ohio education policy experts voiced Ohio’s long commitment to standards and improving the state’s education system. Seeking to…
Rank this Week: 80

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Aug 3

    Collateral Source Rule in Delaware – Part II

    Collateral Source Rule in Delaware – Part II
    In follow up to the Delaware Supreme Court ruling in Stayton v. Delaware Health Corp. [see blog dated June 22, 2015], declaring Medicare payments not subject to the collateral source rule, the Superior Court on July 28, 2015 extended the…
  • Jul 29

    CMS’ Fraud Prevention System Creates Significant Impact

    CMS’ Fraud Prevention System Creates Significant Impact
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently recognized and applauded the agency’s internal Fraud Prevention System for the identification or prevention of $820 million in improper payments during the program’s…
  • Jul 27

    Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees Call for Swift Action by Lawmakers in 2015

    Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees Call for Swift Action by Lawmakers in 2015
    Last week the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees released their 2015 Annual Reports, recommending “prompt corrective action by lawmakers.” In their Message to the Public, the most urgent action was called for the…
Rank this Week: 91

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 90