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CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Serota on Proportional Mens Rea

    Serota on Proportional Mens Rea
    Michael Serota has posted Proportional Mens Rea and the Future of Criminal Code Reform (Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Essay argues that the principle of proportional mens rea — roughly, the idea…
  • May 25

    Green on Criminalizing Incest

    Green on Criminalizing Incest
    Stuart P. Green (Rutgers Law School) has posted How to Criminalize Incest on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This chapter, part of a larger book-length project titled Criminalizing Sex--A Unified Theory, offers a “normative reconstruction” of…
  • May 25

    Soohoo on The Right to Juvenile Treatment

    Soohoo on The Right to Juvenile Treatment
    Cynthia Soohoo (City University of New York Law School) has posted You Have the Right to Remain a Child: The Right to Juvenile Treatment for Youth in Conflict with the Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The growing criminalization...
Rank this Week: 46

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 47

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 22

    The Legend of Honest Charlie

    The Legend of Honest Charlie
    Courtesy of Judge Charles Ramos of the New York Supreme Court’s commercial division comes the legend of “Honest Charlie.” Who was Honest Charlie? According to a tale told in open court, Charlie was a flimflam man and…
  • May 18

    Jury Awards Starbucks Customer $100,000 Over Hot Coffee Spill

    Jury Awards Starbucks Customer $100,000 Over Hot Coffee Spill
    For Starbucks, it was an expensive cup of coffee — $100,000 to be exact. In 2014, Florida resident Joanne Mogavero drove to a Starbucks shop in Jacksonville for a cup of coffee. She sued Starbucks after the beverage she bought…
  • May 18

    Justice Alito: ‘My Faith Gives Me an Answer’

    Justice Alito: ‘My Faith Gives Me an Answer’
    Addressing future Catholic priests, Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday talked about his faith and warned of a growing threat to religious freedom in the country. The justice’s remarks came during his visit to Saint Charles Borromeo…
Rank this Week: 48

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Lang: Genocide: The Act as Idea

    Lang: Genocide: The Act as Idea
    Berel Lang (State Univ. of New York, Albany - Philosophy) has published Genocide: The Act as Idea (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2016). Here's the abstract: The term "genocide"—"group killing"—which first appeared in Raphael…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: Global Commons and Values in Ocean

    Call for Papers: Global Commons and Values in Ocean
    The Law of the Sea Interest Group of the European Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for a workshop on September 6, 2017, in Naples, immediately prior to the ESIL Annual Conference. The workshop's theme is: "Global…
  • May 25

    Felz: Das Alien Tort Statute: Rechtsprechung, dogmatische Entwicklung und deutsche Interessen

    Felz: Das Alien Tort Statute: Rechtsprechung, dogmatische Entwicklung und deutsche Interessen
    Daniel Felz has published Das Alien Tort Statute: Rechtsprechung, dogmatische Entwicklung und deutsche Interessen (Duncker & Humblot 2017). Here's the abstract: Aufgrund des sog. »Alien Tort Statute« (ATS), eines kleinen und…
Rank this Week: 51

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
  • May 24

    FAN 153 (First Amendment News) POLICYed & Richard Epstein Bring Free-Speech Lessons to Digital Media

    FAN 153 (First Amendment News) POLICYed & Richard Epstein Bring Free-Speech Lessons to Digital Media
    If you watch music videos or wild-animal adventures on YouTube, you may come upon a public-service announcement by, yes, Professor Richard Epstein. Well, sort of — he’s the brain power behind an animated and podcast series on…
  • May 20

    Bushrod Washington on Judicial Modesty

    Bushrod Washington on Judicial Modesty
    I like the following quote from Justice Washington in McFadden v. The Exchange, which was a circuit opinion addressing whether the admiralty jurisdiction could hear a claim that an American vessel was illegally seized by France. It…
  • May 19

    Justice Washington and the Erie Doctrine

    Justice Washington and the Erie Doctrine
    Everyone knows that Erie R.R. Co. v. Tompkins overruled Justice Story’s 1842 opinion in Swift v. Tyson and held that federal courts hearing cases in diversity jurisdiction should use the applicable substantive state law…
Rank this Week: 50

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
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
  • Mar 28

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?
    One of the major concerns people have when they consider filing for bankruptcy is the damage it will do to their credit. Understandably, they worry that their credit score will plummet and that it will be difficult to restore once…
Rank this Week: 49

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 24

    Pediatrics and Pharmacology Experts Excluded

    Pediatrics and Pharmacology Experts Excluded
    Plaintiff sued defendant for failing to warn of possible effects from taking the drug Depakote.  The plaintiff hired two expert witnesses to prove their case.  These experts were excluded from testifying after a Daubert motion was…
  • May 15

    Urology Expert Witness Partially Allowed

    Urology Expert Witness Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff argues that the defendant infringed on their patent for treatment of BPH by marketing their drug Cialis.  The plaintiff hired a urology expert witness to assist with their case.  The defendant filed a motion to exclude.…
  • May 5

    Securities Expert Witness Allowed in FINRA Dispute

    Securities Expert Witness Allowed in FINRA Dispute
    Plaintiff filed a declaratory judgment with the court related to a securities dispute.  The defendant hire a securities expert to assist in their side of the case.  The plaintiff filed a motion to exclude the expert’s…
Rank this Week: 54

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 24

    Book Review: At A Glance 2017-2018

    Book Review: At A Glance 2017-2018
    At A GlanceEssential Tables for Financial RemediesFLBA£65 - Published by Class Legal: May 2017For the very few who do not already know, At A Glance is an annual publication, comprising a number of tables which contain, as the…
  • May 21

    News Essentials: 22nd May 2017

    News Essentials: 22nd May 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSPresident calls for the de-linking of divorce and money claimsIn his 17th View from the President's Chambers Sir James Munby has called for a "complete…
  • May 18

    All about money...

    All about money...
    One way or another all of my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were about money. They included:A detailed look at that ‘record’ divorce award case - The case, of course, being AAZ v BBZ.Is it…
Rank this Week: 52

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • May 23

    Man Killed in Long Beach DUI Crash

    Man Killed in Long Beach DUI Crash
    A 31-year-old Seal Beach resident was killed in a Long Beach car accident, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the victim was a passenger in a 2000 Toyota Avalon…
  • May 8

    Six Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident

    Six Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident
    Six people were injured, one seriously, in South Los Angles car accident early morning on May 4, 2017. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred in the 1800 block of East Vernon Avenue. Police said the collision possibly occurred…
  • May 8

    Teen Bicyclist Killed in Redondo Beach Bus Accident

    Teen Bicyclist Killed in Redondo Beach Bus Accident
    Ciara Smith, 13, of Redondo Beach was killed in a bicycle accident after the bike she was riding was struck by a bus on a busy roadway. According to a City News Service report, the incident occurred the evening of May 5, 2017 at the northwest…
Rank this Week: 53

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.boston-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
Rank this Week: 55

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • May 24

    Woman Killed in Tustin Car Accident

    Woman Killed in Tustin Car Accident
    A woman was killed in a three-car car accident in Tustin after her vehicle hit a truck and spun out onto oncoming traffic before hitting another car. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night…
  • May 16

    Three Injured in Irvine Car Accident

    Three Injured in Irvine Car Accident
    Three people were injured in a car accident in Irvine that involved two vehicles early morning on May 14, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of Warner Avenue and…
  • May 8

    Six Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident

    Six Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident
    Six people were injured, one seriously, in South Los Angles car accident early morning on May 4, 2017. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred in the 1800 block of East Vernon Avenue. Police said the collision possibly occurred…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 58

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: 56

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • May 25

    How a Chipmunk Emoji Cost an Israeli Texter $2,200

    How a Chipmunk Emoji Cost an Israeli Texter $2,200
    by Gabriella Ziccarelli and Eric Goldman [Eric’s introduction: Gabriella is a star SCU Law alum and an associate at Blank Rome in DC. She is also a former Internet Law student of mine. As a teacher, it’s…
  • May 18

    Facebook Defeats Lawsuit Over Material Support for Terrorists–Cohen v. Facebook

    Facebook Defeats Lawsuit Over Material Support for Terrorists–Cohen v. Facebook
    We’ve seen a cluster of lawsuits against social media sites based on their alleged provision of material support to terrorists. The first substantive ruling–in Fields v. Twitter, now on appeal to the Ninth Circuit–was a…
  • May 17

    Revisiting the Discoverability of Facebook Account Activity–Gordon v. TGR

    Revisiting the Discoverability of Facebook Account Activity–Gordon v. TGR
    The facts of this case are fairly typical. The plaintiff was hit by a truck. She sued the truck company and driver. In discovery, the defendants requested that she “download and produce an electronic copy of your Facebook account…
Rank this Week: 63

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 25

    Barristers, Law Clerks, and Fees (Oh, My)

    Barristers, Law Clerks, and Fees (Oh, My)
    Several decades ago, an American client asked me to help recruit some British barristers for an international project. I flew to London and met in chambers with a QC and a junior, and we discussed other barristers who might be...
  • May 23

    Removing Confederate Monument

    Removing Confederate Monument
    New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu explains why they had to go:
  • May 23

    AALS 2018 Annual Meeting Program on “Reconstruction: The Second Founding” CFP

    AALS 2018 Annual Meeting Program on “Reconstruction: The Second Founding” CFP
    The AALS Sections on Constitutional Law and Legal History invite paper submissions to participate in our joint program, “Reconstruction: The Second Founding,” at the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting on January 4, 2018. One paper will be selected…
Rank this Week: 62

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

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

    COSELL XII

    COSELL XII
    Michael Green (A&M), who obviously has nothing else on his plate, sends us this word of the next COSELL Colloquium: The 12th Annual Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL) will be held September 15 and 16, 2017...
  • May 24

    Call for Papers: Disability Rights Conference in Pretoria

    Call for Papers: Disability Rights Conference in Pretoria
    The call for papers for the annual Centre for Human Rights disability rights conference to be held 7-8 November 2017 at the University of Pretoria is now out on the Centres' website. The theme for the conference this year is...
  • May 22

    Mala Corbin on Clerks, Free Speech, and Marriage License

    Mala Corbin on Clerks, Free Speech, and Marriage License
    Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has just posted a new essay on SSRN that hits several of the workplace social issues sweet spots connected with LGBTQ rights and claims of conscience: A Free Speech Tale of Two County Clerk Refusals,…
Rank this Week: 60

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/
  • May 24

    EEOC v. McLane Company (9th Cir. - May 24, 2017)

    EEOC v. McLane Company (9th Cir. - May 24, 2017)
    The EEOC wants contact information from the defendant about those female employees the company required to take a strength test (their names, social security numbers, last known address, etc.).  The district court didn't allow the EEOC…
  • May 23

    In Re Marriage of Janes (Cal. Ct. App. - May 23, 2017)

    In Re Marriage of Janes (Cal. Ct. App. - May 23, 2017)
    I think this is a darn good -- and equitable -- opinion by Justice Miller.  The separation agreement was signed in 2010 that says that Wife was entitled to $112,000 of Husband's 401(k) account.  That in turn means that Wife's…
  • May 22

    U.S. v. Loucious (9th Cir. - Feb. 7, 2017)

    U.S. v. Loucious (9th Cir. - Feb. 7, 2017)
    Here's another example of that "liberal" Ninth Circuit.The district court suppresses a defendant's statements because it holds that the police didn't properly advise the defendant of his Miranda rights.The Ninth Circuit reverses.  The…
Rank this Week: 61

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: 64

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 59

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    IRAP v. Trump En Banc opinion (intros)

    IRAP v. Trump En Banc opinion (intros)
    Today's IRAP v. Trump 4th Circuit en banc opinion is 205 pages long. Here's a breakdown: The first 11 pages lists the parties and numerous amici.Pages 12-79 is the majority opinion which begins like this:The question for this Court, distilled…
  • May 25

    Supreme Court appealability opinion today & 4th Cir.'s Travel Ban opinion

    Supreme Court appealability opinion today & 4th Cir.'s Travel Ban opinion
    Ok, here's one today on appealability from the Supremes for true appellate nerds only!Dhillon v. John Muir Health begins:As a general rule, a litigant may appeal an adverse ruling only after the trial court renders a final judgment.…
  • May 24

    Who'll admit to being an appellate lawyer?

    Who'll admit to being an appellate lawyer?
    Today's DJ has its annual Top Women Lawyers insert, which includes a handful who publicly admit they are appellate lawyers: Laura Brill of Kendall Brill & Kelly, Wendy McGuire Coats of Fisher & Phillips, Heather Guerena of Duane…
Rank this Week: 69

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    RIP AUSA Beranton J. Whisenant Jr.

    RIP AUSA Beranton J. Whisenant Jr.
    RIP AUSA Beranton J. Whisenant Jr.He was only 37. So sad. I did not know him, but I heard he was a good guy.  Please feel free to remember him in the comments.
  • May 25

    More on Kevin Newsom, 11th Circuit Nominee

    More on Kevin Newsom, 11th Circuit Nominee
    The Vetting Room has a long, informative post about 11th Circuit Nominee Kevin Newsom here:Kevin Newsom, President Trump’s first nominee to the Eleventh Circuit, is a seasoned appellate litigator, seemingly universally respected, with …
  • May 23

    11th Circuit rules that dogs aren't people

    11th Circuit rules that dogs aren't people
    Uh oh... get ready for the hate mail. How could you rule that dogs aren't people? Judge Rosenbaum starts off this entertaining qualified immunity case like this:In history and literature, the name “Draco” has been associated…
Rank this Week: 67

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • May 25

    My American Banker Op-ed: Would Wells scandal have come to light with a defanged CFPB?

    My American Banker Op-ed: Would Wells scandal have come to light with a defanged CFPB?
    Here. Excerpt: Wells Fargo’s opening of millions of phony accounts using the names of its customers was perhaps the most significant bank scandal to come to light since the financial crisis. But Hensarling’s Financial Choice Act,…
  • May 25

    Read one non-partisan analysis of Trump's budget

    Read one non-partisan analysis of Trump's budget
    The non-partisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has released this analysis of Trump's budget. Listed below are the Committee's five key findings. The first three seek simply to state what the Trump Administration says is coming,…
  • May 24

    Chris Odinet's PHH Oral Argument Report

    Chris Odinet's PHH Oral Argument Report
    Over at PropertyProf Blog.
Rank this Week: 68

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 24

    The U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on Food Safety

    The U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on Food Safety
    I can hear a bit of silence in the board rooms of America. Monday the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeals of Austin “Jack” DeCoster and his son,... Continue Reading
  • May 21

    Botulism Update: 9 sick, 1 dead, cheese possible culprit

    Botulism Update: 9 sick, 1 dead, cheese possible culprit
    The outbreak of foodborne botulism originating from the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove has left 10 people hospitalized, the state Department of Health reported Friday,... Continue Reading
  • May 17

    Botulism Outbreak Expands in Sacramento

    Botulism Outbreak Expands in Sacramento
    Sacramento County health officials have confirmed nine cases of botulism in patients who ate at the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station with all nine patients still hospitalized. Health officials... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 65

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

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

    Welcome from Barcelona!

    Welcome from Barcelona!
    Thread. First time I’ve shown up at the @INTA host city so early. Turns out I’ve missed the local celebrations marking our arrival. #INTA17 pic.twitter.com/8uiDUt9Rwu — Likelihood ®© Blog (@likely2confuse)...
  • May 18

    Where there’s a will, there’s a Wii

    Where there’s a will, there’s a Wii
    Originally posted 2011-03-08 23:59:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNo, it’s not an estate planning offer, but close. Robert Ambrogi reports about Erik J. Heels, a patent lawyer — whose law firm...
  • May 18

    The Art of the Decision on the Opinions of Science.

    The Art of the Decision on the Opinions of Science.
    Originally posted 2013-07-08 12:42:11. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIn a wholly unsexy but nonetheless instructive decision in ONY, Inc.  v. Cornerstone  Therapeutics, Inc. dated June 26, 2013, the Second Circuit…
Rank this Week: 70

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 66

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: 71

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: 75

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
Rank this Week: 73

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 25

    "Capital Punishment and the Courts"

    "Capital Punishment and the Courts"
    The title of this post is the title of this commentary/book review authored by Jonathan Mitchell and available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Courting Death, Professors Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker present a thoughtful and trenchant…
  • May 25

    Deep dive into the deep challenges of sentencing different types of child sex offender

    Deep dive into the deep challenges of sentencing different types of child sex offender
    The Shreveport Times has this detailed five-part series, called Sinister Web, which looks into the modern digital world of child pornography. One article in the series examines case-processing and sentencing issues and challenges in this sad…
  • May 25

    "The portal itself is like a video game for criminal justice nerds."

    "The portal itself is like a video game for criminal justice nerds."
    The title of this post is a sentence that got me (too) excited about this new criminal justice resource called "Measure for Justice." The sentence is found in this Marshall Project article, fully headlined "The New Tool That…
Rank this Week: 79

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 25

    Federal Banks’ Permitted Concealment of Material Information and Systemic Risk

    Federal Banks’ Permitted Concealment of Material Information and Systemic Risk
    On May 8, 2017, Ethics Metrics LLC submitted comments to the SEC, Analysis of Bank Holding Company Disclosures, that address a key issue that arises in the Commission’s 30-year old Industry Guide 3, Statistical Disclosure by Bank…
  • May 25

    2017 IPO Report

    2017 IPO Report
    US Market Review and Outlook Review The IPO market produced 98 IPOs in 2016, the second down year in row, coming in 36% below the tally of 152 IPOs in 2015. In the 12-year period preceding 2015, which saw an annual average of 138 IPOs, there…
  • May 25

    Lead Plaintiffs and Their Lawyers: Mission Accomplished, or More to Be Done?

    Lead Plaintiffs and Their Lawyers: Mission Accomplished, or More to Be Done?
    In our chapter for the forthcoming Research Handbook on Shareholder Litigation, Lead Plaintiffs and Their Lawyers: Mission Accomplished, or More to Be Done? (to be published by Elgar Publishing) we survey the literature relating to the lead…
Rank this Week: 76

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    high-tech look can't fool reasonable consumers about orthotic

    high-tech look can't fool reasonable consumers about orthotic
    Kommer v. Bayer Consumer Health, --- F.Supp.3d ----, 2017 WL 2231162, 16 Civ. 1560 (S.D.N.Y. May 18, 2017)Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s foot care products, including the Dr. Scholl’s Custom Fit Orthotics Inserts. In many stores, they…
  • May 22

    Suing for false advertising as abuse of proce

    Suing for false advertising as abuse of proce
    Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. v. Scranton Products, Inc., 2017 WL 2126320, No. 14-CV-00853 (M.D. Pa. May 16, 2017)In May 2014 SP sued Bobrick, alleging that it “carefully orchestrated a campaign to scare architects, product…
  • May 22

    A box size whopper? Slack fill claims for candy continue

    A box size whopper? Slack fill claims for candy continue
    Bratton v. Hershey Co., 2017 WL 2126864, No. 16–cv–4322 (W.D. Mo. May 16, 2017)Bratton sued over alleged slack fill in Reese’s Pieces and Whoppers candy boxes.  He alleged that:Consumers spend an average of 13 seconds…
Rank this Week: 74

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: 72

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 22

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty
    From the WSJ: Reports KYW Newsradio: Alito, a South Jersey native, spoke candidly about what he perceives as persistent attacks on free-speech rights and religious liberty. A Roman Catholic himself,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 18

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?
    Alan Palmiter has a wonderful new paper out, which I liked immensely. Corporate Governance as Moral Psychology (May 6, 2017). Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 17

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project
    Here [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 78

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: 77

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Who Wilt Thou Calleth? Ghostbusters!

    Who Wilt Thou Calleth? Ghostbusters!
    If you like Shakespeare, Ghostbusters, and parody,  Ministers of Grace may be your cup of, er, tea.  Written in iambic pentameter by Jordan Monsell, it's a parody of the film starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and…
  • May 25

    May the Force Be With You (and Don't Bring a Knife To a Blaster Fight) @TheLegalGeek

    May the Force Be With You (and Don't Bring a Knife To a Blaster Fight) @TheLegalGeek
    @ABAesq notes the 40th anniversary of Star Wars with this discussion from Legal Geeks of whether Han Solo shot first and whether it matters. If you aren't up on the whole "Han shot first" debate, cast your mind back to the cantina scene…
  • May 25

    A New Book About the Language of Murderers @mikearntfield

    A New Book About the Language of Murderers @mikearntfield
    Michael Arntfield, Professor of Criminology and Forensic Writing, Western University, and Marcel Danesi, Professor of Anthropology, University of Toronto, have published Murder in Plain English: From Manifestos To Memes--Looking at Murder…
Rank this Week: 88

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • May 25

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic
    The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association, an internationally recognized academic organization, invites applications for membership in its Law and Politics Studies Area. This group will examine the interconnections between...
  • May 25

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Dr. Ignacio Herrera-Anchustegui, GLS Visiting Scholar,University of Bergen, presents today: Comparing EU and US Regulations in Promoting Access to Electric Transmission.
  • May 24

    Law in an Era of Technological Change – Lisbon, Portugal

    Law in an Era of Technological Change – Lisbon, Portugal
    Católica Global School of Law presents the Graduate Legal Research Conference 2017, Law in the Era of Technological Change, Sept. 21-22, 2017. Abstracts were due May 20, 2017. We welcome...
Rank this Week: 87

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 84

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 25

    McCarthy’s opens NY office to serve U.S. clients looking to do business in Canada

    McCarthy’s opens NY office to serve U.S. clients looking to do business in Canada
    McCarthy Tétrault LLP is opening a New York deals office to support U.S. law firms, private equity and clients with Canadian legal matters.The office will practice Canadian law exclusively and be led by newly appointed managing partner…
  • May 25

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2017

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2017
    CanadaSupreme Court to hear federal government's appeal on residential school records, Canadian PressVerdict expected in inquest into firefighter training deaths in Ontario, Canadian PressCanada considers giving UN funds for victims of…
  • May 24

    Ontario releases sweeping workplace protection report

    Ontario releases sweeping workplace protection report
    With 173 recommendations calling for expanded protection for workers in Ontario, The Changing Workplaces Review final report was released May 23.The 419-page report comes after two years of consultations and review, and while Erin Kuzz,…
Rank this Week: 80

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Update on Texas House Bill 1774

    Update on Texas House Bill 1774
    On May 7, 2017, I posted Texas House of Representatives Passes House Bill 1774, noting that the potential law could have a negative impact on Texas policyholders and their representatives, and promising you an update. Last week, the Texas…
  • May 23

    Innocent Spouse Ability to Recover Policy Proceeds Following Arson

    Innocent Spouse Ability to Recover Policy Proceeds Following Arson
    In Texas, unlike some states, courts assign a minor role to public policy when interpreting insurance policies. A good example is the treatment of an arsonist’s innocent spouse. As has been described earlier, the “arson…
  • May 22

    Arizona Insurers Reminded to Provide Timely and Specific Notice of Coverage Change

    Arizona Insurers Reminded to Provide Timely and Specific Notice of Coverage Change
    Last week, the Arizona Department of Insurance issued the first Regulatory Bulletin of 2017.1 The Bulletin reminded property insurance carriers that, pursuant to A.R.S. § 20-1677, they must provide their policyholders with written notice…
Rank this Week: 85

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 83

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 86

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 82

Law is Cool

Law is Cool

Law school blog and podcast from Canada.

http://lawiscool.com
  • Jul 13

    Can we balance work and our personal life?

    Can we balance work and our personal life?
    By: Hilary Bowser It can be extremely difficult to work in the field of law and make time for our family and friends. Many believe that to be successful in our careers we must make sacrifices in our personal life. Is there truly a way to…
  • Jul 9

    by Stephanie Hannah

    by Stephanie Hannah
  • Jul 8

    My Clio Day

    My Clio Day
    By: Hilary Bowser
Rank this Week: 89

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 81

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Locating the absolute minimum level of policy “seriousness” our public sphere demand

    Locating the absolute minimum level of policy “seriousness” our public sphere demand
    Polls close soon in today’s special congressional election in Montana.  Last night, the Republican candidate Greg Gianforte reacted angrily to a Guardian reporter’s questions about the CBO score of the Republican health care…
  • May 25

    One Thought on the Future of the Travel Ban Litigation

    One Thought on the Future of the Travel Ban Litigation
    The expressed purpose of the President's Executive Order is that we need a temporary travel ban from six countries until new procedures are established to ensure that visitors or immigrants from those six countries do not pose a security…
  • May 25

    By Corey Brettschneider(cross-posted at…

    By Corey Brettschneider(cross-posted at Take Care)In the recent travel ban appeals, the acting solicitor general (ASG) relied largely on a case called Kleindanst v. Mandel to argue that those outside the country are not protected by…
Rank this Week: 101