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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/
  • Jun 29

    Thoughts on the McDonnell Decision

    Thoughts on the McDonnell Decision
    I received the McDonnell decision with mixed feelings. Initially, I was happy for my colleague Hank Asbill, one of the nation's top criminal defense attorneys, for a great victory. Asbill and his co-counsel litigated this case the…
  • Jun 28

    Bob McDonnell, Arthur Andersen and the Failure of District Court Gatekeeping

    Bob McDonnell, Arthur Andersen and the Failure of District Court Gatekeeping
    McDonnell v. United States and Arthur Andersen v. United States are remarkably similar Supreme Court reversals. In both cases, aggressive federal prosecutors pushed obviously dubious jury instructions on all-too-willing federal district…
  • Jun 27

    Should Former Virginia Governor McDonnell's Case Be Retried?

    Should Former Virginia Governor McDonnell's Case Be Retried?
    The Supreme Court vacated and remanded the convictions from former Governor Robert McDonnell's case this morning in a unanimous decision, finding that "hosting an event, meeting with other officials, or speaking with interested parties…
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/
  • Jun 29

    Ideas for diverting people with mental illness from the criminal justice system

    Ideas for diverting people with mental illness from the criminal justice system
    With the 85th Texas legislative session fast approaching, the House Select Committee on Mental Health continues to discuss the challenges of meeting growing demand for mental health services in the state.  But any effort to improve…
  • Jun 29

    On the need to measure (and limit) prosecutor discretion

    On the need to measure (and limit) prosecutor discretion
    Grits has been thinking quite a bit about Prof. John Pfaff's observations that we don't have a lot of data about prosecutors' functions, and what might be done about it. So I was delighted to discover this relatively new academic paper…
  • Jun 28

    Exoneration commission document

    Exoneration commission document
    There's a Timothy Cole Exoneration Review Commission meeting today. See the agenda and check out these supporting documents:Meeting BookAppendixMedia File
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/
Rank this Week: 48

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Alschner & Skougarevskiy: Mapping the Universe of International Investment Agreement

    Alschner & Skougarevskiy: Mapping the Universe of International Investment Agreement
    Wolfgang Alschner (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies) & Dmitriy Skougarevskiy (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies) have posted Mapping the Universe of International Investment Agreements…
  • Jun 29

    Kanetake: Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

    Kanetake: Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security
    Machiko Kanetake (Utrecht Univ. - Law) has posted Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security (Law and Contemporary Problems, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This article analyzes the question of subsidiarity in the…
  • Jun 29

    Guymon: Digest of United States Practice in International Law, 2015

    Guymon: Digest of United States Practice in International Law, 2015
    CarrieLyn D. Guymon (Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State) has published Digest of United States Practice in International Law, 2015. Here's a summary of the contents:As is true every year, in 2015 the United States…
Rank this Week: 49

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 30

    Fraud week IV: lawyers who should know better

    Fraud week IV: lawyers who should know better
    Where there is highly organized claims fraud, there are often found clusters of lawyers, doctors and their associates. In Las Vegas’s Medical Mafia case, “physicians who played ball are said to have been assured protection from…
  • Jun 29

    Fraud week III: jump-on

    Fraud week III: jump-on
    Jumping onto the hood of an oncoming car is one way of getting into claims fraud with minimal commitment, but there are many other ways, some of them quite complex and diabolical. After air crashes in Latin America in which U.S. residents…
  • Jun 28

    Fraud week II: caught on camera

    Fraud week II: caught on camera
    Yesterday we posted about the North Carolina man who prosecutors say had the poor judgment to post YouTube videos of his staged crashes. It is continually surprising that people keep right on posting YouTube videos of themselves doing things…
Rank this Week: 50

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jun 29

    Guest Post: U.S. Patent Practitioner Trends of 2016 – Part I

    Guest Post: U.S. Patent Practitioner Trends of 2016 – Part I
    By Zachary Kinnaird, Patent Attorney with International IP Law Group, PLLC As an update to last year’s write-up on this topic, 1,210 new U.S. patent practitioners earned registration numbers in 2015, a slight rebound from the recent low…
  • Jun 29

    Prof. Radin’s Patent Notice and the Trouble with Plain Meaning

    Prof. Radin’s Patent Notice and the Trouble with Plain Meaning
    By Jason Rantanen Professor Margaret Radin, who recently retired from the University of Michigan Law School, is a leading scholar known for her work in property theory, contracts law, intellectual property, and internet commerce. …
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court Patent Report: End of 2015 Term

    Supreme Court Patent Report: End of 2015 Term
    by Dennis Crouch The Supreme Court has completed its patent law business for the 2015 term and will re-open decision making in September 2016.  Briefing and new filings will, however, continue throughout the summer. Two…
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/
  • Jun 30

    Buckingham on Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice

    Buckingham on Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice
    Samantha Buckingham (Loyola Law School - Center for Juvenile Law and Policy) has posted Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice (53 American Criminal Law Review 641 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The juvenile justice system fails to account…
  • Jun 30

    Trachtenberg on Criminal Procedure Casebook

    Trachtenberg on Criminal Procedure Casebook
    Ben Trachtenberg (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted Choosing a Criminal Procedure Casebook: On Lesser Evils and Free Books (60 Saint Louis University Law Journal 543 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Among the more…
  • Jun 29

    Lain on Death Row

    Lain on Death Row
    Corinna Lain (University of Richmond - School of Law) has posted Death Row, Calls for Indifference, and Redemption of the Soul (77 Ohio St. L.J. Furthermore, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this essay, an invited response to...
Rank this Week: 52

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jun 30

    3 Count: Not Inspiring

    3 Count: Not Inspiring
    Eleventh Circuit to address pre-1972 sound recordings, courtroom sketch artists sue HBO over documentary and Amazon Inspire has a copyright problem. The post 3 Count: Not Inspiring appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 29

    H3H3 Lawsuit Update: Motion to Dismi

    H3H3 Lawsuit Update: Motion to Dismi
    The H3H3 lawsuit is heading up as the defendants have filed a motion to dismiss,hoping to get this YouTube lawsuit dismissed on a technicality. The post H3H3 Lawsuit Update: Motion to Dismiss appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 29

    3 Count: IP Freely

    3 Count: IP Freely
    Court rules IP address not sufficient evidence, filmmaker sues musician over live production and game removed from Steam over stolen assets. The post 3 Count: IP Freely appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
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 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
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/
  • Jun 30

    Land o'Lincoln Lawsuit

    Land o'Lincoln Lawsuit
    InHealth may be the most recent Co-Op casualty, but it's not the one most recently in the news:"A struggling Illinois health insurance co-op is suing the federal government, claiming it is being shortchanged $72.8 million in promised payments…
  • Jun 29

    From the P&C Files: Halt (Production)!

    From the P&amp;C Files: Halt (Production)!
    This is interesting:A few days after the Orlando nightclub terror attack, the TV show "The Last Ship" postponed its season premier because the plot involved a similar scenario. In this case, the episode was already "in the can" and could be…
  • Jun 27

    IB In The New

    IB In The New
    Well this is nice:The folks at PR Newswire have published a list of insurance-related sites that "do a good job with promoting and contributing to the conversation." There are only a handful of sites listed, and we're in the top two.Very…
Rank this Week: 56

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
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/
  • Jun 30

    Brown on Penology and Colonialism

    Brown on Penology and Colonialism
    Mark Brown, Melbourne University, published Penal Power and Colonial Rule (Routledge) back in 2014. From the publisher:This book provides an account of the distinctive way in which penal power developed outside the metropolitan centre.…
  • Jun 29

    Bruinsma and others on Transnational Crime

    Bruinsma and others on Transnational Crime
    Histories of Transnational Crime (Springer, 2015) edited by Gerben Bruinsma, Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, came out last year. From the publisher: Histories of Transnational Crime provides a…
  • Jun 29

    Brown on Property Ownership among Former Slave

    Brown on Property Ownership among Former Slave
    Eleanor Marie Brown, George Washington University Law School, has posted On the Evolution of Property Ownership Among Former Slaves, Newly Freedmen, which is forthcoming in the Journal of Law, Property, and Society.One might think of the…
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/
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/
  • Jun 30

    Washington state dairy recalls raw goat milk after E. coli test

    Washington state dairy recalls raw goat milk after E. coli test
    A dairy on Vashon Island, WA, is recalling raw goat milk after state officials detected toxin-producing E. coli in a sample. Burton Hill Farm & Dairy sold the raw goat milk that is now under recall between June 22 and 29. It is…
  • Jun 29

    Appeal could put Secretary of Agriculture in courthouse door

    Appeal could put Secretary of Agriculture in courthouse door
    For the first time since the U.S. Department of Justice increased filing criminal charges for food safety violations, it may get its wings clipped just a bit by a challenge to district court jurisdiction in some limited…
  • Jun 29

    One look at the enemy and you’ll get serious about food safety

    One look at the enemy and you’ll get serious about food safety
    What could be more frightening than an unseen enemy — one so stealthy and powerful that it can send you to the hospital or even kill you? And what if that enemy is so small that you can’t see it, don’t even know that…
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/
  • Jun 30

    Living Arrangement

    Living Arrangement
    The Indiana Supreme Court has ordered a two-year suspension of an attorney convicted at trial of a number of offenses, some of which were affirmed on appeal. In the current case, Respondent and the Commission propose that Respondent receive…
  • Jun 29

    A Badly-Chosen Godfather

    A Badly-Chosen Godfather
    The South Carolina Supreme Court has disbarred a misappropriating attorney Respondent mismanaged and misappropriated $171,392 from three trust accounts for which he served as trustee, using the stolen funds to operate his law firm and to…
  • Jun 29

    Pornucopia

    Pornucopia
    An attorney's taste for child pornography led to his conviction and resulting disbarment by the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department On December 29, 2004, the respondent registered with Yahoo! Groups under a…
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/
  • Jun 29

    Congress Jumps on Bandwagon to Reduce Biologic Drug Exclusivity Term

    Congress Jumps on Bandwagon to Reduce Biologic Drug Exclusivity Term
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Ever since the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) was passed along with the rest of the healthcare law commonly called "Obamacare" in 2010, the Obama Administration has included in every budget a…
  • Jun 28

    Deadline Approaching to Migrate USPTO Deposit Accounts to Financial Manager

    Deadline Approaching to Migrate USPTO Deposit Accounts to Financial Manager
    By Donald Zuhn –- Last week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office sent an e-mail alert reminding practitioners and applicants that the deadline for migrating their deposit accounts and electronic funds transfer accounts (EFTs) is June…
  • Jun 28

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Janssen Biotech, Inc. v. Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd. et al. 1:16-cv-11117; filed June 14, 2016 in the District Court of…
Rank this Week: 65

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
  • Jun 29

    Prevent Fraud: Look for These Warning Sign

    Prevent Fraud: Look for These Warning Sign
    When attempting to prevent corporate fraud, management must be aware of the warning signs and be willing to identify operational risk factors and implement effective solutions to the problems. Operational red flags are among the most…
  • Jun 23

    The True Cost of Fraud

    The True Cost of Fraud
    When we think of on-the-job fraud, we tend to think in extremes. One extreme is the teenage punk with orange hair and a nose ring, and he’s stealing cash out of the register or letting his friends have free chips and soda. The other…
  • Jun 21

    Consequences of Bankruptcy Fraud

    Consequences of Bankruptcy Fraud
    Tracy Coenen talks about what could happen if a debtor commits fraud during the bankruptcy process. The potential consequences include the denial of discharge of debts, bankruptcy cannot be filed for the same debts again, exempt property…
Rank this Week: 66

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jun 30

    Free Trade Within Canada: The Courts (Part 2)

    Free Trade Within Canada: The Courts (Part 2)
    Following up on the last post, this is from a recent report by Canada's Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, seeking to have the Canadian Supreme Court clarify the free trade provisions of the Canadian Constitution: A.…
  • Jun 30

    Brexit Law

    Brexit Law
    As always, when there are big, disruptive policy changes, lawyers are some of the biggest winners. In the case of Brexit, it looks like some of my trade lawyer friends will be among them: The ripple effect of last week’s...
  • Jun 30

    Free Trade Within Canada: The Court

    Free Trade Within Canada: The Court
    Last month, a Canadian lower court ruled that the Canadian constitution does, in fact, guarantee free trade among the provinces. Here are the basic facts of the case, from the Toronto Globe and Mail: In 2013, Gérard Comeau was…
Rank this Week: 67

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/
  • Jun 30

    Today&#039;s Headlines and Commenary

    Today&amp;#039;s Headlines and Commenary
    While no terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack in Istanbul two days ago, senior Turkish officials told reporters the three men were nationals from Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. In wake of Tuesday’s triple…
  • Jun 30

    Rational Security: The “BrexiTurkeyBenghazi” Edition

    Rational Security: The “BrexiTurkeyBenghazi” Edition
    How will the U.K.’s exit from the European Union affect U.S. national security? Is a terrorist attack in Turkey the inevitable result of battlefield victories against ISIS? And the gang takes on the sound and fury of the Benghazi…
  • Jun 30

    The Chinese Buy Wright USA

    The Chinese Buy Wright USA
    Earlier this month, a number of federal employees were surprised by a letter they received in the mail: a letter from their professional liability insurance provider informing them that it, Wright USA, had been acquired by a Chinese…
Rank this Week: 68

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: 69

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    TM/false advertising interface: "same formulation" statement w/o more infringe

    TM/false advertising interface: &quot;same formulation&quot; statement w/o more infringe
    De Simone v. VSL Pharmaceuticals, Inc., No. TDC-15-1356, 2016 WL 3466033 (D. Md. Jun. 20, 2016)This case sends us deep into the weeds of the distinctions between trademark and false advertising, and approves rather onerous requirements for…
  • Jun 28

    Copyright/TM question of the day, politics edition

    Copyright/TM question of the day, politics edition
    Analyze the linked Buzzfeed public service announcement about registration (warning: link will likely autoplay).http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jun 28

    Judge McKeown on copyright, and responses (including mine)

    Judge McKeown on copyright, and responses (including mine)
    Hon. M. Margaret McKeown,  Censorship in the Guise of Authorship: Harmonizing Copyright and the First Amendment, 15 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 1 (2016)Margaret Chon, Copyright’s Other Functions, 15 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 364 …
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
  • May 7

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource
    A conference of the Global Legal Technology Laboratory was held 5-6 May 2016 at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The event was hosted by Computational Law Research and Development at MIT. Click here for a storify of…
  • Mar 11

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016
    Several panels related to legal technology are being presented at SXSW 2016 Conference in Austin, Texas, USA, 11-20 March 2016: Crowdsourcing Policy: Changing Constituents to Changemakers Fighting Injustice with Trickle-Up Innovation Fighting…
  • 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
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/
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/
  • Jun 30

    Rule 8: Want to think like a Client? Great.Then think about controlling Client Costs.

    Rule 8: Want to think like a Client? Great.Then think about controlling Client Costs.
    Rule 8 is Think Like the Client--Help Control Costs. The 2006 Explanatory Note for Rule 8--we reluctantly decided that an Advisory Committee Notes regime was a bit grandiose--begins this way: Ask an associate lawyer or paralegal what a…
  • Jun 30

    Free State of Jone

    Free State of Jone
    I saw "Free State of Jones" last night. First-rate if not perfect movie. History as it was and is. No demons. No angels. No political scripts followed--or moral hysterics indulged in. No liberals or conservatives. Just humans under…
  • Jun 28

    July 1, 1950. Rivo Alto, Miami.

    July 1, 1950. Rivo Alto, Miami.
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/
  • Jun 28

    Harmonizing consumer insolvency law

    Harmonizing consumer insolvency law
    In contrast to the cacophony created by Brexit, EU authorities have been working for several years on a project to move toward greater harmony among the discordant insolvency laws of the Member States. Though the project is focused on…
  • Jun 17

    A few thoughts on Brexit and Restructuring

    A few thoughts on Brexit and Restructuring
    Over at Dealb%k.
  • Jun 13

    Further Thoughts on Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust

    Further Thoughts on Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust
    The opinion is a good reminder that oral argument impressions don't always carry over to the final written product. In short, both the majority and dissent approach this as a simple matter of statutory construction, and in that regard the...
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/
  • Jun 30

    Making IVF Safer with Nuclear Transfer

    Making IVF Safer with Nuclear Transfer
    CTV News (June 9, 2016): New IVF Method Limits Transfer of Bad DNA to Babies: Study: Nuclear transfer, a reproductive technique wherein the nucleus of an egg cell replaces the nucleus of an egg cell that has healthier cytoplasm, holds...
  • Jun 29

    Whole Woman’s Health, Human Rights and Poor Women’s Access to Abortion

    Whole Woman’s Health, Human Rights and Poor Women’s Access to Abortion
    (June 28, 2106) Cross-posted on Human Rights at Home Blog: Whole Woman's Health, Human Rights and Poor Women's Access to Abortion, by Cynthia Soohoo The Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt to strike down two…
  • Jun 29

    Chimeras: Medical Cure or Threat to Humanity?

    Chimeras: Medical Cure or Threat to Humanity?
    National Public Radio (May 18, 2016): In Search for Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal and Human, by Rob Stein: Does creating animal-human hybrids--also known as chimeras--damage humanity? Some bioethicists think so. They…
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

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
  • Jun 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Ellis-Peterson

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Ellis-Peterson
    CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 15-0444, 2016 MT 159N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAWNALEE ELLIS-PETERSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Jun 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Lankford v. Muhar

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Lankford v. Muhar
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0719, 2016 MT 158N, SHIRLEY ARLEE LANKFORD, Petitioner and Appellee, v. SATPAL SINGH MUHAR, Respondent and Appellant.
  • Jun 28

    OPINION: State v. Charlo-Whitworth

    OPINION: State v. Charlo-Whitworth
    CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 14-0307, 2016 MT 157, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RILEY JAMES CHARLO-WHITWORTH, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 80

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: 81

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Tofo Manufacturer Shuttered

    Tofo Manufacturer Shuttered
    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce Corporation doing business as Wa Heng... Continue Reading
  • Jun 27

    Listeria Tainted Sunflower Kernels continue to cause Recall

    Listeria Tainted Sunflower Kernels continue to cause Recall
    General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of four specific flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars. The recall is being issued as... Continue Reading
  • Jun 19

    A Business Reason to Avoid Foodborne Illnesse

    A Business Reason to Avoid Foodborne Illnesse
    For the last 20 plus years at food safety conferences around the world, I have primarily pitched the moral reason not to poison customers.  With 48,000,000 sickened each year, 125,000... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 82

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
  • Jun 30

    Because the Prosecutors Withheld Evidence, This Man Has Spent 30 Years on Death Row

    Because the Prosecutors Withheld Evidence, This Man Has Spent 30 Years on Death Row
    The prosecution denied its misconduct for decades. Then the Supreme Court gave Terry Williams a chance for a new trial. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office intentionally withheld critical evidence in 1986 when it prosecuted…
  • Jun 30

    Time Served for a Non-Violent Drug Offense? Sorry, You Still Can’t Vote if You Live in Iowa

    Time Served for a Non-Violent Drug Offense? Sorry, You Still Can’t Vote if You Live in Iowa
    The Iowa Supreme Court upholds a law that disenfranchises felons for life, including non-violent drug offenders. When Americans go to the polls in November to elect the next president, more than 5.8 million of them will be unable to vote due…
  • Jun 29

    A Less-Secret Drone Campaign

    A Less-Secret Drone Campaign
    What the government is likely to release, what we may learn from it, and how reassured we should be by Obama’s efforts. Three years ago, in a major address at the National Defense University, President Obama announced that he…
Rank this Week: 83

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Barnett and Koppelman on the Commerce Clause

    Barnett and Koppelman on the Commerce Clause
    Randy Barnett is a constitutional scholar of the first rank.   He and I have had some argumentsabout the scopeof the Commerce power, so I’m very happy to have had the chance to collaborate with him on a statement, for the…
  • Jun 29

    Alito (Religion) v. Alito (Abortion)

    Alito (Religion) v. Alito (Abortion)
    Justice Samuel Alito’s dissent from a denial of certiorari in Storman’s Inc. v. Wiesman (2016) undermines his opposition to abortion and is a devastating rebuttal to the conservative dissents in Whole Woman’s Health v.…
  • Jun 28

    How War Lost Its Politic

    How War Lost Its Politic
    When it comes to the war powers, there is an underlying question of the structure of politics that has produced our profound contemporary apathy on issues of war and peace -- so that members of Congress avoid having to vote on authorizing the…
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
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    &ldquo;How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?&rdquo;
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
  • Jun 6

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure
    Chapter 13 is widely known as the fastest and most effective legal action you can use to stop a foreclosure – even a foreclosure scheduled for the next few days. In this video, I explain how Chapter 13 works and why you can feel…
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
Rank this Week: 85

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Updated Research Guides From GlobaLex

    Updated Research Guides From GlobaLex
    GlobaLex, the electronic collection created by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law, recently updated some of its research guides: Comparative Law: "What is meant by comparative law? In the strict…
  • Jun 30

    Effects of Demand-Driven Acquisitions on Law Library Collection Development

    Effects of Demand-Driven Acquisitions on Law Library Collection Development
    The Spring 2016 issue of Law Library Journal, a publication of the American Association of Law Libraries, has a feature article on The Effects of Demand-Driven Acquisitions on Law Library Collection Development : "Many academic libraries…
  • Jun 29

    Statistics Canada Report on Victimization of Aboriginal People

    Statistics Canada Report on Victimization of Aboriginal People
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat has published a report on Victimization of Aboriginal people in Canada, 2014: "While violence involving Aboriginal people has been the focus of social policy and research for quite some time, their…
Rank this Week: 86

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jun 28

    Judge Says Timber Company is Likely, but not Substantially Likely, to Have Standing to Challenge BLM Timber Sale

    Judge Says Timber Company is Likely, but not Substantially Likely, to Have Standing to Challenge BLM Timber Sale
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Richard J. Leon (D.D.C.) ruled today that a timber company has a sufficient likelihood of showing standing to withstand a motion to dismiss, but not sufficient to get a preliminary injunction,…
  • Jun 27

    United States Supreme Court Reaffirms Abortion Access in Whole Woman's Health

    United States Supreme Court Reaffirms Abortion Access in Whole Woman's Health
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The United States Supreme Court's opinion in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstdet (previously Cole), declares unconstitutional both the admitting privileges and…
  • Jun 23

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today deadlocked 4-4 in the case challenging President Obama's deferred action plan for certain unauthorized immigrants, or DAPA. The Court's ruling in United States v. Texas…
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/
  • Jun 30

    UNLV Hiring Announcement

    UNLV Hiring Announcement
    UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS—WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications from entry-levels and laterals. The Boyd School of Law is a leading public law school with a reputation for a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching.…
  • Jun 30

    My Dog Ate The Withdrawl Plan

    My Dog Ate The Withdrawl Plan
    With news this morning that Boris Johnson will not stand for PM, I have this sense of him as a fellow who has suddenly realized that the Brexit plan he supported might not be the best idea...for him. I imagine...
  • Jun 29

    Disqualifying the High Court

    Disqualifying the High Court
    I see that Louis J. Virelli of Stetson Law has just published Disqualifying the High Court: Supreme Court Recusal and the Constitution. Cribbing now from the KU Press website: Since at least the time of Justinian—under statutes, codes of…
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/
  • Jun 30

    More on FEC Fox News Matter

    More on FEC Fox News Matter
    Commissioner Ravel has released this statement of reasons, following yesterday’s disputed story from Fox News. The certification of last month’s vote is here and the general counsel’s report here.  WaPo…
  • Jun 30

    Nick Stephanopolous’s “Race, Place and Power”

    Nick Stephanopolous’s “Race, Place and Power”
    Now on SSRN.  Here’s the abstract: A generation ago, the Supreme Court upended the voting rights world. In the breakthrough case of Thornburg v. Gingles, the Court held that minority groups that are residentially segregated and…
  • Jun 30

    USDC Denies Relief in EAC Proof of Citizenship Case

    USDC Denies Relief in EAC Proof of Citizenship Case
    WaPo: “A federal judge in Washington on Wednesday rejected a request that would have blocked Kansas, Alabama and Georgia from enforcing proof-of-citizenship requirements for people using a federal form to register to vote.” …
Rank this Week: 89

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

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

    Six Killed in California Truck Accident

    Six Killed in California Truck Accident
    Two mothers and four children were killed in a fiery car accident early morning on June 28, 2016. According to a KABC news report, the two dads were airlifted to area hospitals for injuries they sustained while trying to save their families…
  • Jun 27

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Arturo Zamarripa, 33, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Long Beach involving a vehicle that was making a left turn. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 22, 2016 at the intersection of…
  • Jun 27

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Arturo Zamarripa, 33, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Long Beach involving a vehicle that was making a left turn. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 22, 2016 at the intersection of…
Rank this Week: 90