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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Feb 5

    Corporate Criminal Liability 2.0 - Discussion/Symposia

    Corporate Criminal Liability 2.0 - Discussion/Symposia
    Symposium-Discussion: Corporate Criminal Liability 2.0 Stetson University College of Law – Gulfport, Florida Friday, February 19, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.(Eastern Time) This Symposium/Discussion will consider the current state of…
  • Feb 4

    Cosby Decision May Affect informal Dealmaking in Practice of Criminal Law

    Cosby Decision May Affect informal Dealmaking in Practice of Criminal Law
    The decision by a Philadelphia suburban trial court that a previous prosecutor's publicly announced promise not to be prosecute Bill Cosby was not enforceable has virtually no precedential value anywhere, but it may affect how prosecutors,…
  • Jan 19

    BuzzFeed and the BBC Expose Evidence of Match-Fixing in Tenni

    BuzzFeed and the BBC Expose Evidence of Match-Fixing in Tenni
    White collar crime in sports has been a topic of much discussion over the last year, including the widespread coverage of corruption allegations against high ranking officials with FIFA (discussed here). Now it appears that the tennis word is…
Rank this Week: 46

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/
  • Feb 10

    False confessions roundup

    False confessions roundup
    Here are several recent items on the topic of false confessions which merit Grits readers' attention:Study finds that sleep deprivation leads to false confessionsWhy people make false confessionsA look at false confessions The dangerous…
  • Feb 9

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend
    A federal jury recently awarded $877,000 to a man who sued the Austin PD "after police in 2012 tackled him and detained him for a crime he did not commit." That makes three recent cases where the City of Austin was ordered to pay out sizable…
  • Feb 8

    Nostalgia for once-open police record

    Nostalgia for once-open police record
    An article by Texas Tribune reporter Jay Root highlights a failing in Texas' Public Information Act related to law enforcement records which is long overdue for remediation. Root sought records related to "Victor Reyes, a Mexican national…
Rank this Week: 47

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Feb 9

    Time to Get Rid of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Time to Get Rid of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    In my Heritage Foundation Legal Memorandum published yesterday, I call for elimination of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), on constitutional and economic policy grounds.  As I explain: The new Consumer Financial…
  • Feb 5

    Anticompetitive Regulations Highlighted in the 2016 Heritage Index of Economic Freedom (Also, the U.S. Continues to Slip)

    Anticompetitive Regulations Highlighted in the 2016 Heritage Index of Economic Freedom (Also, the U.S. Continues to Slip)
    The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom is an annual data compilation that provides an ordinal ranking of economic freedom in nations throughout the world, based on such country-specific measures of economic liberty as…
  • Feb 4

    ICLE files an Amicus Brief In Fox v. Aereo Killer

    ICLE files an Amicus Brief In Fox v. Aereo Killer
    On Wednesday, the International Center for Law & Economics, along with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting the appellants in Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. Aereo…
Rank this Week: 48

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Wood: The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria

    Wood: The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria
    Michael Wood (Member, International Law Commission) has posted The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria. Here's the abstract:Lecture given at Hebrew University offering a brief look at some jus ad bellum issues that arose…
  • Feb 9

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Criminal Law Review (Vol. 16, no. 1, 2016) is out. Contents include:Rachel Killean, Procedural Justice in International Criminal Courts: Assessing Civil Parties’ Perceptions of Justice at the…
  • Feb 9

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (Vol. 13, no. 4, October 2015) contains a symposium on "Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order."…
Rank this Week: 49

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 10

    3M Liable for $26 Million for Fraudulent Patent Enforcement

    3M Liable for $26 Million for Fraudulent Patent Enforcement
    By Dennis Crouch Transweb v. 3M (Fed. Cir. 2016) Although 3M was the initial litigation aggressor, TransWeb’s response is the more successful.  Here, the lower court sided with TransWeb – finding 3M’s asserted patent…
  • Feb 9

    Dear Supreme Court: Does Joint Enterprise Liability Theory Apply to Direct Patent Infringement

    Dear Supreme Court: Does Joint Enterprise Liability Theory Apply to Direct Patent Infringement
    My starting point for thinking about patent infringement begins with the recognition that the corporate defendants held liable for patent infringement ordinarily do not themselves make or use the patented invention.  Rather, in…
  • Feb 9

    Pre-Issuance Damages under Section 154(d)

    Pre-Issuance Damages under Section 154(d)
    Rosebud LMS v. Adobe Systems (Fed. Cir. 2015) In one of its first interpretation of the pre-issuances damages statute, 35 U.S.C. § 154(d), the Federal Circuit has affirmed that “actual notice of the published patent…
Rank this Week: 50

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 15

    3 Count: Tale of Two Artist

    3 Count: Tale of Two Artist
    Artist loses lawsuit over Starbucks campaign, artist lawsuit against Moschino over gala dress moves ahead and Twitter sued again over DMCA compliance.
  • Jan 14

    3 Count: Proxy War

    3 Count: Proxy War
    Mike Huckabee responds to Eye of the Tiger lawsuit, Netflix says it will start blocking proxies and more copyright trouble for the Tokyo Olympics.
  • Jan 13

    Copyright and the First Super Bowl

    Copyright and the First Super Bowl
    The first Super Bowl was though to be lost to history. But when a man with a taped copy came forward, he ran into some unique copyright challenges.
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Feb 10

    Levine & Topalli on Process as Intergenerational Punishment

    Levine & Topalli on Process as Intergenerational Punishment
    Kay L. Levine and Volkan Topalli (Emory University School of Law and Georgia State University) have posted Process as Intergenerational Punishment: Are Children Casualties of Parental Court Experiences? on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Feb 10

    Booth on Victim Impact Statement

    Booth on Victim Impact Statement
    Tracey Booth (University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law) has posted Accommodating Justice: Victim Impact Statements in the Sentencing Process (The Federation Press, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Prominent criminologist, David…
  • Feb 9

    Plummer & Syed on Wrongful Convictions Based on Outdated Science

    Plummer & Syed on Wrongful Convictions Based on Outdated Science
    Caitlin M. Plummer and Imran J. Syed (Wisconsin Innocence Project and Michigan Innocence Clinic) have posted ‘Shifted Science’ Revisited: Percolation Delays and the Persistence of Wrongful Convictions Based on Outdated Science (Cleveland…
Rank this Week: 52

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 9

    Archfiend of misogyny steps forth, Internet calls cop

    Archfiend of misogyny steps forth, Internet calls cop
    When a self-promoter trolls the online outrage machine, freedom of travel and assembly wind up as collateral damage [Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason on the “Roosh” furor and resulting shut-him-down efforts; Daily Mail] The…
  • Feb 8

    More on CDC’s advice to fertile women not to touch alcohol

    More on CDC’s advice to fertile women not to touch alcohol
    Updating last Wednesday’s post — about how the federal Centers for Disease Control has advised that women of childbearing years not drink a drop of wine, beer or spirits unless they are on birth control — I did a longer post…
  • Feb 8

    Campus climate roundup

    Campus climate roundup
    New Oxford vice chancellor speaks out against threats to free inquiry as well as overregulation of universities [Iain Martin, CapX] Feds: get in line on Title IX or we’ll yank your institutional science funding [Inside Higher Ed,…
Rank this Week: 53

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live
    2-10-16 Wisconsin: MADISON, Wis. —The Wisconsin Assembly has signed off on a bill creating uniform restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live. Right now, municipalities use ordinances to determine where sex offenders can't live.…
  • Feb 10

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say
    2-10-16 Texas: General-law city, nonprofit organization face off over residency restrictions Texas Voices of Reason and Justice filed a lawsuit Dec. 28 against several cities, including West Lake Hills, alleging the city’s restrictions on…
  • Feb 8

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law
    2-8-16 Texas: DALLAS (AP) — A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court. While other states, including…
Rank this Week: 54

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 2

    Japanese Court Removal Request

    Japanese Court Removal Request
    International: Japanese Court Removal Request; <br> <i>From:</i> ( Japan) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc.
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
Rank this Week: 55

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Genworth Struggling

    Genworth Struggling
    Several days ago, Genworth Financial (one of the major LTCi carriers) suspended "new sales of life insurance products and fixed annuities to help reverse financial losses."On the one hand, this should save the troubled carrier upwards of "$50…
  • Feb 9

    Privacy, Shmivacy Redux

    Privacy, Shmivacy Redux
    "You have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system"As we noted several years ago, that's the (explicitly hidden) message greeting newly-registered visitors to the…
  • Feb 9

    How Much Does That Website Cost?

    How Much Does That Website Cost?
    Open Enrollment 3.0 is complete. Now the brain trusts of Obamacare are touting the great success of healthcare.gov in managing the people who signed up without issues this year. Before they get too excited maybe we should step back…
Rank this Week: 56

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 8

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As many of our readers may recall, the late Professor Michael Lewis was a great friend of this blog and an important voice in U.S. international law and national security scholarship.  To honor his memory,…
  • Feb 8

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday’s…
  • Feb 7

    Events and Announcements: February 7, 2016

    Events and Announcements: February 7, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Announcements The GlobalTrust research project published a call for applications for post-doctoral fellowships for the academic year 2016-17. The GlobalTrust Research project at Tel Aviv University Faculty…
Rank this Week: 57

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 58

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    CFP: Law in the History of Capitalism

    CFP: Law in the History of Capitalism
    [We're moving this post up because the deadline is fast approaching.]Law in the History of Capitalism, June 27-28, 2016, American Bar Foundation and University of Chicago Law School, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago IL 60611.  Deadline…
  • Feb 10

    Monti on Teaching Family Law in the Turn of the 20th-Century Italy

    Monti on Teaching Family Law in the Turn of the 20th-Century Italy
    Annamaria Monti, Bocconi University, Department of Law, has posted What Can We Learn from a Family Law Course? The Teachings of an Early 20th Century Italian Professor, which is to appear in Family Law and Society in Europe from Medieval to…
  • Feb 9

    Leo Nebbia on the NRA

    Leo Nebbia on the NRA
    Leo Nebbia (credit)The historian Ellis Hawley noted long ago that business critics of the New Deal seem to have discovered antistatism only after Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration denied them the particular kind of statism they…
Rank this Week: 59

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: 60

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 4

    Kentucky Right To Work Municipal Ordinance Preempted By NLRA

    Kentucky Right To Work Municipal Ordinance Preempted By NLRA
    UAW v. Hardin County, ___F. Supp. 2d ___(W.D. Kentucky, Feb. 3, 2016), is an important case. Download Hardin County Order A federal court held that a municipal ordinance which mandated right to work and limited union hiring halls and…
  • Jan 28

    BLS Union Membership Stats Just Released

    BLS Union Membership Stats Just Released
    On January 28, 2016, the BLS released their annual statistics on union membership and the results are not pretty if you support unions, particularly in the private sector. Here. Among the highlights: • Public-sector workers had a union…
  • Jan 15

    Exotic Dancers Are Employee

    Exotic Dancers Are Employee
    Exotic Island Enterprises v. Commissioner of Labor, ___A.D.3d___ (3rd Dep't. Jan. 14, 2016), raises a whole host of legal questions for which law review commentary is welcome. Factually, the court held that exotic dancers are employees for…
Rank this Week: 61

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 10

    Organic chia, flax powders on recall for Salmonella risk

    Organic chia, flax powders on recall for Salmonella risk
    Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions branded sprouted flax seed powder and sprouted chia powder products because of possible Salmonella contamination. Similar products under the Organic Traditions brand were linked to a…
  • Feb 9

    Chipotle’s burrito bribe and food safety strategy

    Chipotle’s burrito bribe and food safety strategy
    An all-staff meeting that stretched across time zones and kept all Chipotle Mexican Grill locations closed during Monday’s lunch rush was long on promises to employees and customers. The meeting served as a preface to the Denver-based…
  • Feb 9

    Obama’s 2017 budget not enough for a food safety legacy

    Obama’s 2017 budget not enough for a food safety legacy
    Food safety is spread throughout various departments and programs in the federal budget and the document President Obama proposed Tuesday for fiscal 2017 is no different. The policy wonks who know how the federal budgeteers work go to one…
Rank this Week: 62

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Feb 10

    Not Over Yet

    Not Over Yet
    A trial court erred in dismissing allegations on non-compliance with an order of suspension by summary judgment, according to a recent remand order of the California State Bar Court Review Department. The attorney had been suspended for two…
  • Feb 10

    Little League Thefts Lead To Removal Of Town Court Justice

    Little League Thefts Lead To Removal Of Town Court Justice
    The resignation of a town court justice has been accepted by the New York Commission on Judicial Conduct. From the stipulation On December 15, 2015, Judge Powers pled guilty to a reduced charge of fourth degree grand larceny, also a...
  • Feb 10

    Rambow Tactics Get Lawyer Disbarred

    Rambow Tactics Get Lawyer Disbarred
    The Minnesota Supreme Court has disbarred attorney Paul Rambow Rambow’s extensive misconduct resulted in significant harm to clients, the public, and the legal profession. At least 23 client matters were involved in this disciplinary…
Rank this Week: 63

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 64

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 9

    Celltrion's Proposed REMICADE® Biosimilar Recommended for Approval

    Celltrion's Proposed REMICADE® Biosimilar Recommended for Approval
    By Andrew Williams -- Earlier today, the FDA's Arthritis Advisory Committee recommended approval of biologics license application ("BLA") 125544 submitted by Celltrion, Inc. for CT-P13, a proposed biosimilar to Janssen Biotech Inc.'s REMICADE…
  • Feb 8

    Avid Technology, Inc. v. Harmonic, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Avid Technology, Inc. v. Harmonic, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    Lesson for Defendant-Appellee's: Provide Responsive Arguments on Appeal By Joseph Herndon -- On January 29, 2016, the Federal Circuit issued an Opinion in Avid Technology, Inc. v. Harmonic, Inc. in which the judgment of the District Court was…
  • Feb 7

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Astellas Pharma Inc. et al. v. Apotex Inc. et al. 1:15-cv-00857; filed September 22, 2015 in the District Court of Delaware…
Rank this Week: 65

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Feb 10

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition
    Can anyone enlighten me on how the obligation to eliminate export subsidies on agricultural products in articles 6 and 7 of the Ministerial decision on Export Competition WT/MIN(15)/45 — WT/L/980…
  • Feb 9

    How Are Aliens Treated in Domestic Courts?

    How Are Aliens Treated in Domestic Courts?
    From a post at the EFILA blog: An investor in a Host State court is automatically an alien, advancing a claim in a foreign court automatically places the investor at a disadvantage of itself. This seems like an assertion that...
  • Feb 9

    ISDS Transparency, But Only for Torontonian

    ISDS Transparency, But Only for Torontonian
    There's an interesting NAFTA Chapter 11 claim going on related to wind energy. As Lise Johnson explains in Investment Arbitration Reporter: The NAFTA Chapter 11 case relates to an offshore wind energy project being developed as part of…
Rank this Week: 66

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Feb 9

    Herbalife Victims Video: Almost Everyone Loses Money in MLM

    Herbalife Victims Video: Almost Everyone Loses Money in MLM
    Multi-level marketing is not a business. I’ve written numerous times about the fact that more than 99% of participants in multi-level marketing (MLM) lose money. Companies like Mary Kay Cosmetics promote the “income…
  • Feb 4

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case
    When there are suspicions of hidden income or secret investments or bank accounts, an analysis of known bank accounts can reveal helpful details. Tracy Coenen explains how bank statements and credit card statements can be used by a forensic…
  • Feb 2

    Bring Out the Big Guns?

    Bring Out the Big Guns?
    When companies have big problems, they usually bring out the big guns. The benefits of using large law firms, audit firms, and other professional service firms are undeniable. These firms offer a depth of experience that is invaluable, and…
Rank this Week: 67

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Reading list: Feminist values in the Archive of Our Own

    Reading list: Feminist values in the Archive of Our Own
    Casey Fiesler et al. have written An Archive of Their Own: A Case Study of Feminist HCI and Values in Design (CHI 2016), a paper about feminist principles and human-computer interaction in the Archive of Our Own.  As a noncommercial…
  • Feb 8

    From tarnished financial brand to ashy whiskey?

    From tarnished financial brand to ashy whiskey?
    This story about Lehman Brothers whiskey is ... well, it is what it is.  I'm not sure I've seen a similar use of an abandoned mark before.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Feb 8

    The rest is silence: #thatswhatshesaid goes on, redacted

    The rest is silence: #thatswhatshesaid goes on, redacted
    Here's the story.  Apparently Pike just got another C&D from the holder of the rights in the play The Whipping Man, which is apparently represented in Pike's work by the sound of 72 pages flipping (because there are no women in…
Rank this Week: 68

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization
    Yesterday, Susan defended the NSA21 reorganization based on her experience working for the Agency. Her views regarding the roles and incentives of offense and defense might be entirely accurate. But none of that actually matters, because the…
  • Feb 10

    Today&#039;s Headlines and Commentary

    Today&amp;#039;s Headlines and Commentary
    Referring to his own remarks as a “litany of doom,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper addressed the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing on worldwide threats yesterday. During the hearing, Clapper said…
  • Feb 10

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood
    ISTANBUL, Turkey—The Aksaray metro station opens onto a concrete square. All day long, young men and families crisscross the open space. You can hear every dialect of Arabic spoken here: it’s mostly Syrian and Iraqi, but sometimes…
Rank this Week: 69

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: 70

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 71

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/
  • Feb 10

    Supreme Court puts EPA's carbon reduction program on hold

    Supreme Court puts EPA's carbon reduction program on hold
    The Post explains: The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a key part of President Obama’s ambitious proposal to limit carbon emissions and reduce global warming while the plan is challenged. . . . The court’s decision does not…
  • Feb 10

    CFPB presses banks to offer small-dollar loan

    CFPB presses banks to offer small-dollar loan
    The Wall Street Journal reports: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, preparing to roll out rules​aimed at reining in high-interest payday loans, is jawboning banks and credit unions to provide better alternatives for borrowers in…
  • Feb 10

    ‘A very pro-consumer’ reform could make minimum sizes for airline seats a real thing

    ‘A very pro-consumer’ reform could make minimum sizes for airline seats a real thing
    The Washington Post reports: Congress is considering a freeze on the airline industry’s shrinking coach seats, an unprecedented move that could lead to a more comfortable and humane flying experience. A proposed amendment to the Federal…
Rank this Week: 72

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 73

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Feb 10

    Mike Cernovich interview on Mirriam Seddiq's Not Guilty No Way podcast show.

    Mike Cernovich interview on Mirriam Seddiq's Not Guilty No Way podcast show.
    Author, original thinker, lawyer and commentator Mike Cernovich, an American authentic who comes with brains and balls, was interviewed by Mirriam Seddiq last week on her Not Guilty No Way radio podcast show. The show with Cernovich is right…
  • Feb 7

    Modern Men: Indoor Neutered Cats.

    Modern Men: Indoor Neutered Cats.
    I see it on the streets, in stores, at sporting events, in airports and in both cities and town. The female demand for Indoor Cats--i.e., neutered, obedient heterosexual Western men who do as they are told--is apparently quite high these...
  • Feb 6

    Cincinnati's Big Joe Duskin

    Cincinnati's Big Joe Duskin
    Went to a couple of his practices when I was in high school. Authentic bluesman in the staid Queen City....
Rank this Week: 74

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: 75

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 9

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction
    Argentina faces a complicated task in settling with its remaining holdouts, but there has been recent progress. The country has agreed to settlement terms with a large group of Italian bondholders and, most recently, several US hedge funds.…
  • Feb 2

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court
    I just read a terrific new paper by Gary Neustadter of Santa Clara University Law School, called "Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World." It presents a monumental…
  • Feb 1

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt
    The Russian government has announced announced that it plans to initiate legal proceedings against Ukraine by the end of the month to recover the $3 billion in bond debt now in default. It's not yet clear whether the proceedings will...
Rank this Week: 76

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Feb 10

    Access to Abortion for Adolescents in Developing Countrie

    Access to Abortion for Adolescents in Developing Countrie
    Guttmacher Institute (Feb. 3, 2016): Adolescents in Developing Countries Face Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services, by Rebecca Wind: This week, the Guttmacher Institute released a fact sheet on barriers to adolescents seeking…
  • Feb 9

    Bioethicists Approve '3 Parent' Embryo

    Bioethicists Approve '3 Parent' Embryo
    The Washington Post (Feb. 3, 2016): Ethicists approve ‘3 parent’ embryos to stop diseases, but congressional ban remains, by Joel Achenbach: An advisory panel called together by the US Food and Drug Administration concluded, this week,…
  • Feb 8

    More Progressive Reproductive Policies from the Pentagon

    More Progressive Reproductive Policies from the Pentagon
    New York Times (Feb. 4, 2016): Pentagon to Offer Plan to Store Eggs and Sperm to Retain Young Troops, by Michael S. Schmidt: In an effort to retain troops on active duty by making the military more family friendly, the...
Rank this Week: 77

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 78

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 79

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 80

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Organic Pastures Raw Milk Likely Link in E. coli Outbreak

    Organic Pastures Raw Milk Likely Link in E. coli Outbreak
    QUESTION: Can you provide any details? CDPH should provide the current case count? CDPH RESPONSE: As of February 8, 2016, six children with a unique strain of Shiga-toxin producing E.... Continue Reading
  • Feb 6

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again
    From a Organic Pastures recent Facebook Post: Voluntary Internal Recall of OPDC Raw Dairy Product: In abundance of caution, and as part of our safety program, we ask that Organic... Continue Reading
  • Feb 5

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?
    According to the CDC, fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from eight states since July 5, 2015. The number of ill people reported from... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 81

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    The Emerging Law of Algorithms, Robots, and Predictive Analytic

    The Emerging Law of Algorithms, Robots, and Predictive Analytic
    In 1897, Holmes famously pronounced, "For the rational study of the law the blackletter man may be the man of the present, but the man of the future is the man of statistics and the master of economics." He could scarcely envision at the…
  • Feb 9

    Bernie Sanders' continuing obtusene

    Bernie Sanders' continuing obtusene
    First, just to clear something up.  I have been accused of "hating" the U.S Constitution.  I do not.  There are some attractive things in it, beginning, most importantly, with the Preamble, which is inspiring in setting out the…
  • Feb 9

    Flint and the Right of Local Self-Government

    Flint and the Right of Local Self-Government
    [I'm posting this for Rich Schragger, who ran into technical difficulty putting it up. - NT] Rich SchraggerOver at Slate, I point out what should be obvious: that replacing elected city officials with appointed city mangers…
Rank this Week: 82

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 15-0331, 2016 MT 32N, CARL E. AND COLLEEN R. DAVIS, Defendants and Appellants, v. MONTANA PATRIOT, LLC, Plaintiff and…
  • Feb 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 15-0042, 2016 MT 31N, IN THE MATTER OF T.A.D., A Youth.
  • Feb 9

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 15-0544, 2016 MT 30, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN JASON BALLINGER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 83

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
  • Feb 10

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy & Free Speech

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy &amp; Free Speech
    Good practices aren’t just the right thing to do, they’re good for the bottom line. Last year, the privacy and free speech mistakes of tech companies led to tons of embarrassing and costly stories. Often, these missteps would have…
  • Feb 10

    This Federal Appeals Court's Ruling Put a Dent in Police Officers' 'Qualified Immunity' Defense

    This Federal Appeals Court's Ruling Put a Dent in Police Officers' 'Qualified Immunity' Defense
    The First Circuit ruling affirms accountability for wrongful police killings. This piece originally appeared at Privacy SOS, a project of the ACLU of Massachusetts.  A police officer is not immune from accountability after he points a…
  • Feb 10

    Why I Have Hope For American Muslim Equality

    Why I Have Hope For American Muslim Equality
    Obama's powerful mosque speech was disconnected from policies that unfairly target U.S. Muslims and foster discrimination. At a time of rising anti-Muslim rhetoric and discrimination, communities nationwide are coming together to push back.…
Rank this Week: 84

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
  • Feb 6

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That &ldquo;Cloud&rdquo; Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 85

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for February 2016

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for February 2016
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for November 2015. To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as…
  • Feb 8

    BC Law Institute Starts Project on Cost Effective Ways of Hiring Lawyer

    BC Law Institute Starts Project on Cost Effective Ways of Hiring Lawyer
    The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has started a Financing Litigation Legal Research Project to examine "a myriad of new, upcoming, and unconventional ways to hire lawyers for cost-effective representation, rather than relying on the…
  • Feb 4

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Rare Book Cataloguer Anna Bryan

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Rare Book Cataloguer Anna Bryan
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Anna Bryan, Rare…
Rank this Week: 86

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Feb 10

    Wadhia on Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration

    Wadhia on Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration
    Check out the ACSBlog, where Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (Penn State) writes about her new book, Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Direscretion in Immigration Cases. With the Court's review of DAPA looming, Prof. Wadhia writes,…
  • Feb 9

    Federal District Judge Enters Preliminary Injunction Against Center for Medical Progress, Anti-Abortion Group

    Federal District Judge Enters Preliminary Injunction Against Center for Medical Progress, Anti-Abortion Group
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) - - - including its founder David Daleiden, others (and their aliases) associated with the nonprofit, as well as "fake"…
  • Feb 7

    Feminist Judgments and Feminist Tax Judgment

    Feminist Judgments and Feminist Tax Judgment
    The volume U.S. Feminist Judgments is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, including 24 rewritten opinions and commentary, most of which will be of great interest to ConLawProfs. The editors have posted the Table of Contents and…
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • Feb 10

    Michael Moffitt Stepping Down As Dean Of Oregon Law

    Michael Moffitt Stepping Down As Dean Of Oregon Law
    Dean Michael Moffitt, who has lead the University of Oregon School of Law since 2011, is stepping down in July 2017. He will return to the faculty.
  • Feb 9

    LSAC and Predicting Applicants for 2016-17, Part 9

    LSAC and Predicting Applicants for 2016-17, Part 9
    The LSAC is reporting that "As of 02/05/16, there are 213,834 applications submitted by 33,285 applicants for the 2016–2017 academic year. Applicants are up 1.2% and applications are up 0.6% from 2015–2016. Last year at this time, we…
  • Feb 9

    Maybe It Wasn't Max Steuer

    Maybe It Wasn't Max Steuer
    As turns out, Chris Christie may have been channeling Martin Sheen when he schooled Marco Rubio in the New Hampshire debate: Watch Pres. Bartlett take down Gov. Ritchie's "ten word answer" in their West Wing debate. [h/t WSK.]
Rank this Week: 88

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 89

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 10

    Pope faces Mexicans worshipping skeletal 'Death Saint' - Yahoo New

    Pope faces Mexicans worshipping skeletal 'Death Saint' - Yahoo New
    When Pope Francis arrives in Mexico for a five-day visit on Friday, he will find a country where devotion to Santa Muerte is growing fast despite the Vatican's rejection of the figure as blasphemous. via news.yahoo.com This Santa Muerta…
  • Feb 10

    Physician: Lifting DDT Ban Could Stop Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus - Breitbart

    Physician: Lifting DDT Ban Could Stop Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus - Breitbart
    Dr. Jane Orient tells Breitbart News the major public health measure required to combat the Zika virus pandemic is mosquito control and says, “DDT was the most effective public health weapon of all time.” via www.breitbart.com…
  • Feb 10

    San Diego woman killed by stray bullet in Chicago - 10News.com KGTV ABC10 San Diego

    San Diego woman killed by stray bullet in Chicago - 10News.com KGTV ABC10 San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- A 25-year-old University of San Diego graduate who had recently moved to Chicago for a new job was killed by a stray bullet last week. via www.10news.com This is horrible and sad. Miss O'Connor was also the...
Rank this Week: 90