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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 24

    U.K.: 2013 nastygram to Grenfell Action Group

    U.K.: 2013 nastygram to Grenfell Action Group
    Grenfell Tower tenants repeatedly complained about safety concerns; their landlord hired a lawyer who threatened to sue them for libel. pic.twitter.com/t9Rh6d0rXE — Bruce E.H. Johnson (@BEHJ) June 19, 2017 “Grenfell Tower tenants…
  • Jun 24

    Mello et al.: does state-level malpractice exposure correlate with health care quality?

    Mello et al.: does state-level malpractice exposure correlate with health care quality?
    Michelle Mello and colleagues examined reports in a federal health database to determine whether there were observable relationships between the intensity of litigation environments on a state level and measures of hospital outcomes.…
  • Jun 23

    Privacy and the common law

    Privacy and the common law
    More regulation and legislation to protect privacy from a snooping press? “The common law is able to deal more flexibly with the questions that arise,” says Hofstra law professor Irina Manta [Federalist Society video] Tags: First…
Rank this Week: 46

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Belporo: La responsabilité des entreprises multinationales pour les violations des droits de l'homme en Afrique

    Belporo: La responsabilité des entreprises multinationales pour les violations des droits de l'homme en Afrique
    Christelle Belporo has published La responsabilité des entreprises multinationales pour les violations des droits de l'homme en Afrique (L'Harmattan 2017). Here's the abstract:La question de la responsabilité des entreprises…
  • Jun 24

    New Issue: Arbitration International

    New Issue: Arbitration International
    The latest issue of Arbitration International (Vol. 33, no. 2, June 2017) is out. Contents include:ArticlesJack Beatson, International arbitration, public policy considerations, and conflicts of law: the perspectives of reviewing and…
  • Jun 24

    New Issue: Revista Electrónica de Estudios Internacionale

    New Issue: Revista Electrónica de Estudios Internacionale
    The latest issue of the Revista Electrónica de Estudios Internacionales (No. 33, June 2017) is out. Contents include:EstudiosCésar A. Villegas Delgado, El estado de derecho en el ámbito internacional y el imperio de la…
Rank this Week: 47

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 14

    Blessed are the Poor: Examining opposition to debtors-prison legislation

    Blessed are the Poor: Examining opposition to debtors-prison legislation
    Texas State Sen. Paul Bettencourt was quoted by the Associated Press (June 11) criticizing debtors-prison legislation (SB 1913) which he and five others voted against in the senate. He:said that it did not adequately consider…
  • Jun 13

    Debtors-prison policies decried, DPS cuts license center hours, and other storie

    Debtors-prison policies decried, DPS cuts license center hours, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention while mine is focused on preparing for a much-need break next week.SCOTUS to consider warrants for cell-phone location dataThe US Supreme Court will finally consider the…
  • Jun 12

    Governor signs omnibus innocence bill to track informants, record interrogation

    Governor signs omnibus innocence bill to track informants, record interrogation
    Governor Greg Abbott today signed HB 34, Texas' latest omnibus innocence legislation. Grits explained in this post why the eyewitness ID reforms are minimalist, at best, and avoid confronting the reasons flawed identifications still make it…
Rank this Week: 48

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/
  • Jun 24

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list
    6-24-17 Arkansas: A Pulaski County circuit judge has released a 38-year-old brain-damaged Little Rock man from an 18-year-old court order requiring him to register as a sex offender, ruling that Andrew Baxter Low is not a danger to the…
  • Jun 19

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling
    6-19-17 Wisconsin: RACINE COUNTY — At least three communities in Racine County are reviewing their sex offender residency ordinances after a federal judge found that similar rules in Pleasant Prairie were unconstitutional. In recent…
  • Jun 17

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church
    6-17-17 Oklahoma: CHICKASHA — Police are investigating after the body of an Oklahoma pastor with a previous out-of-state sex crime conviction was found burned on Friday morning near the church where he ministered under an assumed…
Rank this Week: 49

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: 50

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 24

    Hodgson on Comparative Custodial Legal Advice

    Hodgson on Comparative Custodial Legal Advice
    Jacqueline Hodgson (University of Warwick - School of Law) has posted From the Domestic to the European: An Empirical Approach to Comparative Custodial Legal Advice (In: Ross, Jacqueline E. and Thaman, Stephen C., (eds.) Handbook on…
  • Jun 23

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel
    Akiva A. Miller has posted The Law of Time Travel on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Even as time machines remain as fictional as ever, time-travel stories hold important lessons for legal reasoning. Starting from the ancient paradigms of…
  • Jun 23

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence
    Leigh Goodmark (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized? (40 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender 53 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 1984, the United States started…
Rank this Week: 51

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jun 20

    Licensing matchmaking: the allure of reputation and organizational capital

    Licensing matchmaking: the allure of reputation and organizational capital
    Guest post by Ian McCarthy and Karen Ruckman, both from the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. This is based on the research article: Why do some patents get licensed while others do not? If the deluge of reality television…
  • Jun 19

    Matal v Tam: Only I Can Disparage You!

    Matal v Tam: Only I Can Disparage You!
    The Supreme Court has affirmed that Trademark law’s restriction on registration of disparaging marks violates the free speech provision of the US Constitution. Read it: 15-1293_1o13 Although the court’s logic is largely…
  • Jun 16

    Where Does Infringement Occur?  Lessons from Extraterritoriality Case

    Where Does Infringement Occur?  Lessons from Extraterritoriality Case
    Guest post by Josh Landau, Patent Counsel for CCIA It seems like a truly simple question to answer: where is an act of infringement committed?  And it’s one that became more important after TC Heartland’s decision that…
Rank this Week: 52

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jun 21

    Why Fair Use Isn’t Enough Sometimes…

    Why Fair Use Isn’t Enough Sometimes…
    With the Supreme Court declining to hear the Lenz v. Universal case, it's time to take another look at the lawsuit and what it means for the DMCA. The post Why Fair Use Isn’t Enough Sometimes… appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 21

    3 Count: Not in Mexico

    3 Count: Not in Mexico
    Roku's get banned from sale in Mexico, Dish Network wins subpoena to unmask TVAddons and ZemTV owners and entertainment reps give NAFTA wish list. The post 3 Count: Not in Mexico appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 20

    60 Days on a VPN

    60 Days on a VPN
    With the recent controversies over internet privacy, I decided to test and see just how practical a VPN was for daily usage. The answer, was easy. The post 60 Days on a VPN appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 53

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: 54

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 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    From Quartz: "Is Donald Trump Saving the History Degree?" (h/t The Way of Improvement Leads Home). The legal historian Alfred Brophy, one of two editors of the American Journal of Legal History, is moving to the University of Alabama, as he…
  • Jun 23

    Engstrom on Class Actions (x 2)

    Engstrom on Class Actions (x 2)
    David Freeman Engstrom, Stanford Law School, has posted two papers on the history of class actions.  The first, forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Law Review 165 (2017), is Revolution of 1978 and the Puzzle of American Procedural…
  • Jun 23

    Priel on the Return of Legal Realism

    Priel on the Return of Legal Realism
    Dan Priel, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University has posted The Return of Legal Realism, which is forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Historical Legal Research, edited by Markus D. Dubber and Christopher Tomlins:The main goal of this…
Rank this Week: 55

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: 56

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jun 23

    William Bradford Fails Upward — and Is Still Lying About His Credential

    William Bradford Fails Upward — and Is Still Lying About His Credential
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller When last we met William Bradford, he had just published an article in the National Security Law Journal (NSLJ) accusing centrist national-security-law professors of treason and advocating…
  • Jun 23

    The Downing of the Syrian Fighter Jet and Collective Self-Defence

    The Downing of the Syrian Fighter Jet and Collective Self-Defence
    by Kinga Tibori-Szabó by Kinga Tibori-Szabó [Kinga Tibori-Szabó is the author of the monograph Anticipatory Action in Self-Defence, which won the 2012 Francis Lieber Prize. She currently works at the Kosovo Specialist…
  • Jun 15

    ICC Appeals Chamber Says A War Crime Does Not Have to Violate IHL

    ICC Appeals Chamber Says A War Crime Does Not Have to Violate IHL
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller One of the most basic assumption of ICL is that an act cannot be a war crime unless it violates a rule of international humanitarian law (IHL). Article 6(b) of the London Charter criminalised…
Rank this Week: 57

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Health Wonk Review is up

    Health Wonk Review is up
    HWR co-founder Joe Paduda hosts this week's eclectic roundup of healthcare-related punditry. And it's really two editions in one: ACA/AHCA and then, not.Cool.Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Jun 23

    A Must Read: (Re)Peeling an Onion

    A Must Read: (Re)Peeling an Onion
    Writing at Cut Jib Newsletter blog, FoIB tsrblke offers an excellent take on the AHCA/BCRA (Better Care Reconciliation Act), as he attempts to thread the needle between two very different perspectives: Avik Roy and Michael Cannon.I must say,…
  • Jun 23

    Kudos to us!

    Kudos to us!
    Once again, we've been named a Best Men's Health Blog by Healthline:"Our editors carefully selected the most up-to-date, informative, and inspiring blogs that aim to uplift their readers through education and personal stories. We’re…
Rank this Week: 58

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: 59

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 23

    Souplantation restaurant implicated in shigellosis outbreak

    Souplantation restaurant implicated in shigellosis outbreak
    Pubic health officials in California are praising the “swift and decisive action” of the Souplantation chain, which temporarily closed a restaurant in Camarillo in the midst of a shigellosis outbreak this week. At least eight…
  • Jun 23

    Target pulls Just Mayo, all Hampton Creek foods from shelve

    Target pulls Just Mayo, all Hampton Creek foods from shelve
    Target has pulled all Hampton Creek products, including “Just Mayo,” pending further review because of food safety concerns. Officials with the country’s second largest retailer have been in contact with the Food and Drug…
  • Jun 23

    More than 30 tons of Sam’s Choice ravioli recalled nationwide

    More than 30 tons of Sam’s Choice ravioli recalled nationwide
    Sam’s Choice brand beef ravioli distributed to Walmart stores nationwide is under recall because it may contain milk, which is a known allergen and is not declared on the product’s label as required by federal law.…
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 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 61

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 24

    Vindictive Former Judge Suspended

    Vindictive Former Judge Suspended
    The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has suspended a former judge for two years. The charges Count 1 alleged that then Judge-elect Nadeau’s directive to the Register of Probate of York County not to include seven attorneys on the court…
  • Jun 23

    A Misbegotten Prosecution Results In Dismissal And Reprimand

    A Misbegotten Prosecution Results In Dismissal And Reprimand
    The Maryland Court of Appeals decided a disciplinary case against two attorneys that I have closely followed. In sharp contrast to my usual position, I entirely side with the accused attorneys and believe that they (and their pro bono…
  • Jun 22

    Ohio Revokes Admission For Application Misconduct

    Ohio Revokes Admission For Application Misconduct
    The Ohio Supreme Court revoked admission based on conduct that the applicant failed to disclose. Michael Alexander Callam, of Macedonia, Ohio, Attorney Registration No. 0092109, was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on November 17,…
Rank this Week: 62

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: 63

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 14

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce
    It is not uncommon for one spouse to hide assets during a divorce. Everyone is in love until they’re not, and then they may not feel much like splitting everything with a soon-to-be e-spouse. If hidden assets and streams of income…
  • Jun 12

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?
    When completing a lifestyle analysis in a divorce or child support case, I am often asked whether my work is simply data entry. Why does a forensic accountant need to do the lifestyle analysis? Can’t anyone with a bit of accounting…
  • Jun 9

    Ponzinomics: MLM Fraud and the FTC

    Ponzinomics: MLM Fraud and the FTC
    Robert FitzPatrick, president of Pyramid Scheme Alert has written a new book about multi-level marketing and how the FTC allows these pyramid schemes to exist. In PONZINOMICS, the FTC’s Protection of Multi-Level Marketing, he discusses…
Rank this Week: 64

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: 65

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 22

    Recognicorp, LLC v. Nintendo Co. -- Petition for En Banc Rehearing and Amicus Brief

    Recognicorp, LLC v. Nintendo Co. -- Petition for En Banc Rehearing and Amicus Brief
    By Paul Cole* -- Proceedings for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,005,303 (Recognicorp, assigned from IQ Biometrix) resulted in an appeal decided on 28 April 2017, which decision was reviewed in this space by Michael Borella, and also…
  • Jun 20

    BIO International Convention 2017 Preview

    BIO International Convention 2017 Preview
    BIO, Biologics, and Biosimilars By Andrew Williams -- The 2017 BIO International Convention began earlier this week, but there are still many sessions and forums still to come. Patent Docs has been highlighting a few sessions or other…
  • Jun 18

    BIO International Convention 2017 Preview

    BIO International Convention 2017 Preview
    BIO and the Microbiome By Andrew Williams -- The 2017 BIO International Convention begins this week in San Diego. This convention has become an important destination for all organizations working in the biotechnology space, but the large…
Rank this Week: 66

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 24

    Six Possible Options for the Supreme Court’s Review of the Travel Ban

    Six Possible Options for the Supreme Court’s Review of the Travel Ban
    On Monday, the Supreme Court’s tumultuous 2016 term is scheduled to draw to an end. But will it? All of the briefing in the travel ban litigation has been filed, and the cases are ready for the Court’s ruling. There are…
  • Jun 24

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Developments in Syria and rising tensions with Russia drove foreign policy news this week. On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18 shot down a manned Syrian government Su-22 bomber that had attacked the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. J. Dana Stuster…
  • Jun 24

    The Lawfare Podcast: Avi Issacharoff and Dov Sedaka on Fauda

    The Lawfare Podcast: Avi Issacharoff and Dov Sedaka on Fauda
    This week, in Israel, Ben has two conversations about the television show Fauda. On Tuesday, Ben spoke with Avi Issacharoff, the show's co-creator and a journalist at the Times of…
Rank this Week: 67

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jun 20

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?
    To follow up on Anthea's post from last week, there is another fundamental question about ISDS/investment protection: If it is going to exist, in one form or another, where exactly does it belong? Should it be part of the trade...
  • Jun 19

    What If NAFTA Requires Something That Violates the U.S. Constitution?

    What If NAFTA Requires Something That Violates the U.S. Constitution?
    Article 1708.14 of NAFTA says: Each Party shall refuse to register trademarks that consist of or comprise immoral, deceptive or scandalous matter, or matter that may disparage or falsely suggest a connection with persons, living or dead,…
  • Jun 15

    The Shifting Landscape of Investor-State Arbitration: Loyalists, Reformists, Revolutionaries and Undecided

    The Shifting Landscape of Investor-State Arbitration: Loyalists, Reformists, Revolutionaries and Undecided
    The investor-state arbitration landscape is shifting under our feet. The utility and legitimacy of traditional investor-state arbitration have come under fire, but states have not converged on a viable alternative. In simplified terms, three…
Rank this Week: 68

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report
    Available here.  It's a lot to go through, but on first inspection they seem to be trying to address persistent problems, though in the main not by accepting the advice that participants had for them (like scheduling 1201 exemption…
  • Jun 21

    Slightly cooler take on Tam

    Slightly cooler take on Tam
    I will have some more thoughts in Tam in a forthcoming amicus brief arguing that dilution is unconstitutional.  I think this was about the least harmful affirmance the Court could have written, though for precisely that reason it leaves…
  • Jun 19

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action
    Morales v. Kraft Foods Group, Inc., 2017 WL 2598556, No. CV14-04387 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 9, 2017)Plaintiffs alleged that they were misled by Kraft’s use of the term “natural cheese” on its “Natural Cheese Fat Free Shredded…
Rank this Week: 69

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • Jun 24

    Skiba & Xiao Article on Consumer Litigation Funding

    Skiba &amp; Xiao Article on Consumer Litigation Funding
    Paige Marta Skiba and Jean Xiao of Vanderbilt have written Consumer Litigation Funding: Just Another Form of Payday Lending? 80 Law and Contemporary Problems (2017). Here is the abstract: This article provides a side-by-side comparison of…
  • Jun 24

    Deregulation of medical devices under Trump (and the republican Congress)

    Deregulation of medical devices under Trump (and the republican Congress)
    David Hilzenrath at the Project on Government Oversight reports here about what strikes me as a bunch of future disasters waiting to happen. An excerpt: When makers of medical devices learn that one of their products has malfunctioned in a...
  • Jun 23

    LA City Attorney: Why we can’t lose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    LA City Attorney: Why we can’t lose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    by Jeff Sovern Some congressional Republicans have said that the CFPB was asleep at the switch when it came to the Wells Fargo unauthorized account scandal, and that it just piggy-backed on the LA City Attorney, which was the first...
Rank this Week: 71

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 22

    OPINIONS – June 20, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 20, 2017
    Marriage of Woehler and Messer DA 16-0737 2017 MT 153N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. G. Enzler DA 15-0495 2017 MT 152N Criminal – Sexual Assault Marriage of McKittrick DA 16-0426 2017 MT 151N Civil – Domestic Relations…
  • Jun 14

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017
    Matter of T.B. L.B. H.B. K.B. DA 16-0749 2017 MT 147N Civil – Domestic Relations Ward v. Energy West DA 16-0520 2017 MT 146N Civil – Wrongful Discharge Helena v. Rimini Skinner DA 16-0320 2017 MT 145 Civil – Water Rights…
  • Jun 12

    OPINION – June 9, 2017

    OPINION – June 9, 2017
    Mooney v. Ashcraft DA 16-0602 2017 MT 139N Civil – Other
Rank this Week: 72

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: 73

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Theno’s Idea – A Sarbanes–Oxley for Food Safety

    Theno’s Idea – A Sarbanes–Oxley for Food Safety
    I have been thinking about Dave Theno a lot today.  I recall that several time before I wrote the below, Dave an I shared a few glasses of good wine.... Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Why I Loved Dave Theno

    Why I Loved Dave Theno
    In 2013, I wrote a piece on my blog about “Why I Love my Job.”  Its ironic how much of my job and my life over they last 25 years... Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Dave Theno – My Food Safety Hero – has passed away

    Dave Theno – My Food Safety Hero – has passed away
    I got up early this AM and was checking emails when one landed in my inbox alerting me of the passing of a real hero and friend.  I was just... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 74

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/
  • Jun 23

    Friday Job Announcement

    Friday Job Announcement
    Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC…
  • Jun 23

    WaPo Commentary on New Indian Country Energy Guy at DOE

    WaPo Commentary on New Indian Country Energy Guy at DOE
    Here is “‘How else can a Kenyan creampuff get ahead?’ is just one of the disturbing tweets sent by this Trump Energy Department agency head.”
  • Jun 23

    Oil will keep flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline — for now.

    Oil will keep flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline — for now.
    From Grist.org: At a Wednesday hearing, U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg established a summer timeline for the Standing Rock Sioux and the Cheyenne River Sioux to submit arguments that the pipeline should be shut down while additional…
Rank this Week: 75

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/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Jun 22

    Hell's Kitchen, NYC

    Hell's Kitchen, NYC
    Jacob Riis photo of Bandits' Roost (1890) Old neighborhoods, like old people, have strong personalities. And they are feisty as Hell. The above photograph of an alley in Hell's Kitchen, then in its second century, was taken long before...
  • Jun 21

    Solstice: The Longest Day.

    Solstice: The Longest Day.
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 24

    4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

    4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women
    TIME (Jun. 22, 2017): 4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women, by Amanda MacMillan The newly unveiled Senate health care bill intended to repeal the Affordable Care Act has a name: the Better Care Reconciliation Act of...
  • Jun 23

    Calling on Congress to Support Black Women's Maternal Health

    Calling on Congress to Support Black Women's Maternal Health
    Ms. Magazine (Jun. 21, 2017): Calling on Congress to Support Black Women's Maternal Health, by Meliss Arteaga: Last week, members of the Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA), a maternal health advocacy committee organized by SisterSong, briefed…
  • Jun 22

    How Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Win Even While Losing in Court

    How Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Win Even While Losing in Court
    Texas Observer (Jun. 20, 2017): How Texas' Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Win Even While Losing in Court, by Sophie Novack: Earlier this month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law, "an omnibus measure that mandates…
Rank this Week: 77

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

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

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 20

    Dodd-Frank's "Abusive" Standard: The Dog that Didn't Bark

    Dodd-Frank's &quot;Abusive&quot; Standard: The Dog that Didn't Bark
    The Trump Treasury Department's Dodd-Frank Act report spends more pages on the CFPB (including mortgage regulation) than on any other issue. There's a whole bunch of blog posts that one could write about the Treasury report, but I want to...
  • Jun 15

    New HMDA Regs Require Banks to Collect Lots of Data...That They Already Have

    New HMDA Regs Require Banks to Collect Lots of Data...That They Already Have
    The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 is a key piece of fair lending legislation. It requires mortgage lenders to report data on loan applications and loans funded that enables both government and private groups to monitor lending patterns…
  • Jun 14

    Wells Fargo Fake Accounts and Arbitration

    Wells Fargo Fake Accounts and Arbitration
    Jeff Sovern has an excellent new article about arbitration clauses and class action waivers that uses the Wells Fargo fake account scandal as a test case. He also does a monster job knocking down the Johnston-Zwyicki arbitration study. As…
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

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 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your &ldquo;Too Expensive Car&rdquo; Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

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

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 81

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 82

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jun 23

    IRS Issues Warning On New Scam Targeting Tax Professional

    IRS Issues Warning On New Scam Targeting Tax Professional
    Scammers clearly aren't taking a break this summer. The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry, as part of the Security Summit, is warning tax professionals to beware of phishing emails claiming to be from a tax software education…
  • Jun 21

    IRS Reopens PTIN System Shut Down Following $175 Million Class Action Ruling

    IRS Reopens PTIN System Shut Down Following $175 Million Class Action Ruling
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reopened its Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) System. The system was shut down earlier this month following a U.S. District Court ruling which barred IRS from charging PTIN fees to tax…
  • Jun 20

    Getting To Know You Tuesday: John Pantekidi

    Getting To Know You Tuesday: John Pantekidi
    It's Getting To Know You Tuesday! Today's tax pro is John Pantekidis.
Rank this Week: 83

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Ending Medicaid As We Know It: The Court's Role

    Ending Medicaid As We Know It: The Court's Role
    Perhaps the Senate's health care bill will be a political fizzle but if it passes, we should at least mark the Supreme Court's role in permitting Republicans to advance a proposal that would make one of the biggest changes to the welfare…
  • Jun 24

    Texas boys speak, and what they want is secession

    Texas boys speak, and what they want is secession
    Like many states, Texas has an annual "Boys State" (and I assume in these enlightened times a "Girls State" as well).  It met earlier this month, and guess what this set of potential future leaders of America's second-largest state…
  • Jun 24

    Policy Complexity vs. Political Sustainability: The Case of the ACA

    Policy Complexity vs. Political Sustainability: The Case of the ACA
    Usually, federal guarantees of health benefits are hard to unravel, especially when a critical mass of the middle class relies on them. But the ACA's complexity has made it much harder to defend politically. If the GOP were about to end…
Rank this Week: 84

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Pedestrian Injured in Costa Mesa DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Injured in Costa Mesa DUI Crash
    A man was injured in a Costa Mesa pedestrian accident, which officials said, involved a suspected drunk driver who left the scene of the crash. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred early morning on…
  • Jun 19

    Woman Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident
    Charlene Hanson, 71, was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident the evening of June 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Civic Center Drive and…
  • Jun 14

    Grandmother and Baby Injured in Anaheim Pedestrian Accident

    Grandmother and Baby Injured in Anaheim Pedestrian Accident
    A grandmother was critically injured in an Anaheim pedestrian accident after a driver who was backing out of an apartment complex lost control of the vehicle and drove through a wrought iron gate. According to a news report in The Orange…
Rank this Week: 85

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

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

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 86

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 24

    Frederico Cheever (1957-2017)

    Frederico Cheever (1957-2017)
    I see from a comment on one of the other posts that Professor Frederico Cheever, a beloved environmental law professor at the University of Denver, passed away recently on a family trip. Cribbing now from the memorial notice at the...
  • Jun 24

    Civil Rights Era Building Trivia

    Civil Rights Era Building Trivia
    Before I depart the southern Atlantic for a gulf coast state, I thought I'd clear out a couple of trivia questions. This is a building I've been waiting a long time to take a picture of. Some years ago when...
  • Jun 24

    George Cochran (1936-2017)

    George Cochran (1936-2017)
    My friend Richard Gershon has passed along the news of the passing of his long-time and beloved colleague George Cochran at Ole Miss. Cribbing now a little from Professor Cochran's memorial notice, Cochran graduated first in his class from…
Rank this Week: 87

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    New Zealand Law Commission Final Report on Contempt of Court

    New Zealand Law Commission Final Report on Contempt of Court
    The New Zealand Law Commission has published its final report on the laws of contempt of court.The Commission writes that there is a great lack of certainty about contempt of court because the law in this area has evolved in a piecemeal…
  • Jun 24

    2017 European Union Justice Scoreboard

    2017 European Union Justice Scoreboard
    The European Union (EU) recently released its fifth annual Justice Scoreboard.The goal of the Scoreboard is to provide a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of EU Member States’ justice systems. "The 2017…
  • Jun 22

    Overview of Canadian Cannabis Law

    Overview of Canadian Cannabis Law
    Toronto-based lawyer Matt Maurer (profile on the Minden Gross LLP website) published a post on Slaw.ca that provides a Coast to Coast Provincial Cannabis Legislation Update: "While it is still early days with the Cannabis Act having only been…
Rank this Week: 88

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 89

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jun 24

    Pipeline Company Lacks Standing to Challenge State Foot-Dragging for Construction Approval

    Pipeline Company Lacks Standing to Challenge State Foot-Dragging for Construction Approval
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit ruled yesterday that Millennium Pipeline Company lacked standing to sue the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for its foot-dragging on Millennium's application…
  • Jun 23

    D.C. Circuit Says IDEA Class Action Not Moot

    D.C. Circuit Says IDEA Class Action Not Moot
    The D.C. Circuit ruled today that a class-action against the D.C. school system for failing to identify pre-school children with disabilities in violation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act was not moot just because the…
  • Jun 23

    En Banc Ninth Circuit Upholds Liquor Regulation Against First Amendment Challenge

    En Banc Ninth Circuit Upholds Liquor Regulation Against First Amendment Challenge
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its en banc opinion in Retail Digital Network v. Prieto, the Ninth Circuit rejected a First Amendment challenge to a California prohibition of alcohol manufacturers…
Rank this Week: 90