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CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 30

    This Just In – Interviewing : 37 Ways to Have Unstoppable Confidence in Your Interview

    This Just In – Interviewing : 37 Ways to Have Unstoppable Confidence in Your Interview
    This book comes just in time for fall on-campus interviews.  It includes tips on how to prepare, what questions you should expect, what questions you should ask and more.  It is available for check out in Room A066, at call number…
  • Jul 29

    Upcoming Free Student Debt Webinar

    Upcoming Free Student Debt Webinar
    If you’re a law student or graduate and are concerned about paying back student loans, consider attending a free student debt webinar on Thursday, August 27 at 3:00 pm EDT sponsored by Equal Justice Works. The webinar will provide you…
  • Jul 28

    Bluebook Citations for Twitter, Facebook and Other Social Media Platform

    Bluebook Citations for Twitter, Facebook and Other Social Media Platform
    The latest iteration of The Bluebook – the 20th edition from this year – has some great new information for citing to social media platforms. First off, if you turn to the index at the back, you’ll find an entry for…
Rank this Week: 51

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 45

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jul 30

    Better Legal Writing . . . From The Adobe Legal Department

    Better Legal Writing . . . From The Adobe Legal Department
    Whereas, the legal profession needs someone to help us write more clearly, and less lawyerly, Whereas, we want to be understood when we communicate with a client or the court, Whereas, we do not want others to search a legal dictionary for…
  • Jul 29

    Almond Milk: Not Just Another Dairy Product

    Almond Milk: Not Just Another Dairy Product
    Ever wonder how to milk an almond? It is a question we here at Abnormal Use ask every time we mistakenly find ourselves in the middle of a health food conversation and someone urges us to try almond milk. Contrary to our…
  • Jul 28

    Daily Priority One

    Daily Priority One
    As you know, we here at Abnormal Use often contribute content to other websites. Our Lindsay Joyner recently wrote an article for the South Carolina Bar’s Wellness Committee, and we thought you might be interested in that piece.…
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/
  • Jul 29

    CFP: Constitutional History: Comparative Perspective

    CFP: Constitutional History: Comparative Perspective
    [We have the follow call for papers.]Paper proposals are invited for the Second Annual Illinois-Bologna conference on Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives. The conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois, on April 12 & 13,…
  • Jul 28

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution
    Amanda L. Tyler, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, has posted Habeas Corpus and the American Revolution, which is forthcoming in the California Law Review 103 (2015): 635-98.Modern debates concerning the protections afforded…
  • Jul 28

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
    [We’re delighted to report that LHB Founder Mary L. Dudziak will be the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress.  Here is the LC press release.]Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced…
Rank this Week: 49

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jul 28

    Chancery Awards Damages Related to Intentionally Low Valuation

    Chancery Awards Damages Related to Intentionally Low Valuation
    The Delaware Court of Chancery’s opinion in Fox v. CDx Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 8031-VCL (Del. Ch. July 28, 2015), addresses a complex set of facts relating to the liability resulting from the intentionally inaccurate valuation of…
  • Jul 26

    Equitable Standing Exception For Derivative Suits Not Applied

    Equitable Standing Exception For Derivative Suits Not Applied
    In Re AbbVie Inc. Stockholder Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 9983-VCG (Del. Ch. July 21, 2015). This Court of Chancery decision addresses the rare situation where equitable circumstances will allow an exception to the standing requirement…
  • Jul 19

    Chancery Addresses Dilution Claim

    Chancery Addresses Dilution Claim
    Capella Holding, Inc. v. Anderson, C.A. No. 9809-VCN (Del. Ch. July 8, 2015), is a Delaware Court of Chancery decision that addresses recurring corporate litigation issues that make it a useful addition to the litigator’s toolbox (even…
Rank this Week: 44

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

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

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

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

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015

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

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
Rank this Week: 48

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Covers trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. By Michael Atkins.

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • Aug 10

    Taking the Mystery out of Trademark Use

    Taking the Mystery out of Trademark Use
    Before a trademark can be registered, it has to be used. There’s one exception to that — if a mark is registered in a foreign country, it can be registered in the States without having been used here. But even then, the…
  • Jun 27

    Decision on Redskins Trademark Proper but Mostly Symbollic

    Decision on Redskins Trademark Proper but Mostly Symbollic
    No question, the PTO got it right. The PTO’s administrative law branch, the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, finally decided the REDSKINS trademark is too offensive to continue to justify the expanded rights that stem from…
  • Jun 1

    Washington's Bill to Tax Marijuana Trademarks is a Bad Idea

    Washington's Bill to Tax Marijuana Trademarks is a Bad Idea
    During Washington’s last legislative session, Olympia considered taxing marijuana trademarks. It’s a bad idea. But first, a little background on the bill. If passed, House Bill 1976, would have levied a “tax of three…
Rank this Week: 53

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

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

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

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

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

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

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 50

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 73

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 30

    SCOTT WALLACE v. STATE OF MARYLAND, et al.

    SCOTT WALLACE v. STATE OF MARYLAND, et al.
    Civil procedure — Sex offender registry — Conviction in other state This civil action arises out of a dispute as to whether appellant, Scott Wallace, must register as a sex offender in Maryland under the Maryland sex offender…
  • Jul 30

    LaSHAUN KIRK v. HILLTOP APARTMENTS, LP

    LaSHAUN KIRK v. HILLTOP APARTMENTS, LP
    Civil procedure — Circuit-court jurisdiction  – Amount in controversy LaShaun Kirk, appellant, has leased, for a number of years, a unit in a federally subsidized housing complex owned by appellee, Hilltop Apartments, LP. In…
  • Jul 30

    JUSTIN CLOUDE v. JAMES CARDARELLA

    JUSTIN CLOUDE v. JAMES CARDARELLA
    Torts — Motion to reopen case — New evidence On May 30, 2012, Justin Cloude (“Cloude”) filed a seven-count complaint in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, in which he named James Cardarella, who was, at all times…
Rank this Week: 86

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 30

    Law Grad Employment Rate Moves Up, But There’s a Catch

    Law Grad Employment Rate Moves Up, But There’s a Catch
    For many law school graduates, it's a tough time to be in the job market. But there are signs it could get better soon. The National Association for Law Placement put out its annual employment figures Thursday, and the big news is that the…
  • Jul 30

    Judge Says Chimps May One Day Win Human Rights, but Not Now

    Judge Says Chimps May One Day Win Human Rights, but Not Now
    For New York Judge Barbara Jaffe, deciding the fate of the two defendants petitioning for their freedom raised profound legal questions that brought her to the edge of an historic precedent.
  • Jul 30

    Insider Trading Debate Heads to High Court

    Insider Trading Debate Heads to High Court
    The Obama administration on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to review last year’s insider-trading decision by a federal appeals court that overturned two convictions and set a higher standard for proving the financial crime.
Rank this Week: 91

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 30

    Orca LNG Ltd. Receives Canadian LNG Export License

    Orca LNG Ltd. Receives Canadian LNG Export License
    The Canadian National Energy Board has approved Orca LNG Ltd.’s application to export 1,344 Bcf/year of LNG per year over a 25-year term from its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG export terminal to be located in the vicinity of…
  • Jul 30

    MARAD to Prepare EIS for Delfin LNG Deepwater Port License Application

    MARAD to Prepare EIS for Delfin LNG Deepwater Port License Application
    The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has issued a notice of intent to prepare in coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard an environmental impact statement (EIS) as part of its environmental review of Delfin LNG LLC’s (Delfin LNG)…
  • Jul 28

    CE FLNG Requests Continuation of FERC Pre-Filing Review Statu

    CE FLNG Requests Continuation of FERC Pre-Filing Review Statu
    CE FLNG, LLC (CE FLNG), an affiliate of Cambridge Energy Group Limited, has submitted a response to FERC’s letter  directing FLNG to submit by August 1, 2015, draft resource reports in support of its proposed self-propelled…
Rank this Week: 72

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 30

    CA Fines Six Firms for Selling Pesticide-Tainted Imported Produce

    CA Fines Six Firms for Selling Pesticide-Tainted Imported Produce
    The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has fined six companies that ignored warnings and repeatedly sold imported fruits and vegetables with illegal pesticide residues to predominantly ethnic minority customers. According to…
  • Jul 29

    70 Sickened in May WI Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pork Carnita

    70 Sickened in May WI Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pork Carnita
    The final case count for the Salmonella outbreak in Kenosha County, WI, in May was 70 people. The illnesses, first reported to the Kenosha County Division of Health (KCDOH) on May 14, were eventually linked to pork carnitas sold at…
  • Jul 29

    DOJ Seeks Criminal Contempt Sanctions Against MT Supplements Seller

    DOJ Seeks Criminal Contempt Sanctions Against MT Supplements Seller
    On one of his websites, Toby McAdam, 57, is letting prospective customers know that he cannot sell his dietary supplements until he works out a labeling issue with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But, on Wednesday, the consumer affairs…
Rank this Week: 63

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 30

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 07.30.15

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 07.30.15
    There’s a lot going on in law and the humanities these days. Here’s a sampling. First, an opportunity for publication: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press invites the submission of proposals for books, monographs, or essay…
  • Jul 30

    Air Traffic Control for Drone

    Air Traffic Control for Drone
    Recently a man was arrested and jailed for a night after shooting a drone that hovered over his property. The man felt he was entitled (perhaps under peeping tom statutes?) to privacy from the (presumably camera-equipped) drone. Froomkin…
  • Jul 29

    FAN 70 (First Amendment News) 10 Little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment

    FAN 70 (First Amendment News) 10 Little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment
    Since the news slows down in the summer, I thought I’d share some little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment. They concern everything from the text of the First Amendment / to Holmes and his 1919 opinions / to the…
Rank this Week: 79

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 30

    Emeritus CNA Takes “Funny” Cell Phone Video of Elder Abuse

    Emeritus CNA Takes “Funny” Cell Phone Video of Elder Abuse
    Metrowest Daily News reported that two caregivers at Emeritus at Farm Pond were arrested on May 5, 2014 and charged with elder assault after police were informed of cell phone videos showing them abusing elders at the facility. The shocking…
  • Jul 30

    Wandering leads to Tragic Death

    Wandering leads to Tragic Death
    KHOU reported the tragic and preventable death of a blind man in his 60s found dead after wandering away from his nursing home. Police said the man’s body was found by a jogger about a mile from the facility in a grassy area…
  • Jul 29

    Golden Living Centers Sued by Pa. AG

    Golden Living Centers Sued by Pa. AG
    The Newton Patch reported the Pennsylvania Attorney General has filed legal action against national for-profit chain Golden Living Centers, a nursing home company with 36 locations statewide, for failing to provide basic…
Rank this Week: 75

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jul 30

    Ombudsman cites ‘recurring concerns’ with Office of Public Guardian and Trustee

    Ombudsman cites ‘recurring concerns’ with Office of Public Guardian and Trustee
    Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin’s annual report cites “recurring concerns” around the way the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Office of Public Guardian and Trustee treats its vulnerable clients. Marin’s report…
  • Jul 30

    Legal news roundup - July 30, 2015

    Legal news roundup - July 30, 2015
    Canada Mohamed Fahmy verdict postponed, Canadian Press Detained man's family fights for his release from UAE jail, Canadian Press Expats hope Supreme Court will hear their case on voting rights, Canadian Press   United States Rolling…
  • Jul 29

    New legal aid clinic funding flowing outside city core

    New legal aid clinic funding flowing outside city core
    As Legal Aid Ontario expands eligibility for legal aid, it says it will provide new funding to clinics based on the needs of the particular areas they serve. Today LAO announced it will provide $1.5 million in funding to support legal…
Rank this Week: 59

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 82

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Waller Co. DA sets up Sandra Bland investigative panel

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

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

    A suggestion for 'The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act'
    This morning, I received a text from the missus* who suggested that, in 2017, reprised legislation to limit police arresting motorists for Class C misdemeanors should be titled, "The Sandra Bland Drivers' Rights Act." Clever gal. Bud Kennedy…
  • Jul 25

    Texas Monthly interviews Grit

    Texas Monthly interviews Grit
    After your correspondent became executive director of the Innocence Project of Texas last month, Michael Hall at Texas Monthly asked to interview me about the job, the blog, and where the innocence movement is headed in the future. See the…
Rank this Week: 70

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jul 30

    Small Grants, Big Impact

    Small Grants, Big Impact
    By Jennie Saxe Last month, universities, watershed groups, and other recipients of EPA’s Urban Waters Small Grants gave presentations on their work to restore urban waterways in Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, and Chester, four cities…
  • Jul 28

    Cooking Up Solutions to Climate Change

    Cooking Up Solutions to Climate Change
    By Natalie Liller June 15-19th, 2015 marked EPA’s 5th annual Science of Climate Change Workshop—and even more importantly, it summoned the latest group of talented high-school-aged students to learn about the science behind taking…
  • Jul 27

    Excavation Experts: Are Moles or Voles Ruining your Lawn? (Part 1)

    Excavation Experts: Are Moles or Voles Ruining your Lawn? (Part 1)
    By Marcia Anderson It’s Summertime! Time to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Imagine you are strolling across your lawn on a beautiful day assessing your maintenance routines, when you notice something amiss. It appears as if…
Rank this Week: 92

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 30

    Bill Otis, Or Why You Can’t Have Nice Thing

    Bill Otis, Or Why You Can’t Have Nice Thing
    I’ve said some unpleasant things about Bill Otis here from time to time, so it’s only fair that I note his profile by Mark Obbie at Slate, where he’s lauded as “the last man standing who thinks criminal…
  • Jul 30

    A Little Reform On A Big Soapbox

    A Little Reform On A Big Soapbox
    Everybody has a story to tell, and most think their story is well worth your time.  There’s nothing unusual about that, except when they find out that other people yawn, make excuses to leave, run away to avoid having to hear your…
  • Jul 29

    But The Warrant Seemed So Legit

    But The Warrant Seemed So Legit
    The story of Baby Bou Bou, the toddler nearly killed when a flashbang grenade was tossed into his crib as he lay sleeping, as a SWAT team stormed a home upon a no-knock night-time warrant granted by a neutral magistrate, a guardian of the…
Rank this Week: 66

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 30

    Drama at the Quebec Bar Escalates Into Legal Action

    Drama at the Quebec Bar Escalates Into Legal Action
    The suspended Bâtonnière of the Quebec Bar Association, Lu Chan Khuong, has filed a lawsuit against the association and its administrators to overturn the suspension and reinstate her until the court determines whether the…
  • Jul 30

    Slaughtering the Judicial Scapegoat

    Slaughtering the Judicial Scapegoat
    Thousands of years ago the Hebrew Bible records a practice of the ancient Israelites. Aaron, spiritual leader and High Priest, would select two goats designating one as a sacrifice for God while the other – designated by a red string…
  • Jul 30

    OPSEU Workers Seen Protesting the Government’s Privatization Agenda at the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Game

    OPSEU Workers Seen Protesting the Government’s Privatization Agenda at the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Game
    Toronto has been sitting in the spotlight for the last month as the host of the 2015 Pan Am Games, which has brought together athletes, coaches, volunteers, and Games supporters from across the world. The public attention received by the…
Rank this Week: 83

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 29

    Take that, authenticity

    Take that, authenticity
    Staffers from the New York City Commission on Human Rights comb Craigslist for improper job ads and hit pay dirt when they found one from the Indian restaurant Shalom Bombay seeking an “experienced Indian waiter or waitress.” A…
  • Jul 29

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    “Fee-shifting: Delaware’s self-inflicted wound” [Stephen Bainbridge, more] Needed: a new Delaware [Reuters] Fordham lawprof Sean Griffith fights trial bar on shareholder suits [Bainbridge, more] Goodbye, insurance (hugs). I…
  • Jul 29

    This land is my land

    This land is my land
    “Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard” [Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica] Tags: aviation, guns, property law, property rights This land is my land is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our…
Rank this Week: 78

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Massachusetts SJC holds that a CWOF on an OUI counts as a conviction for CDL license holder

    Massachusetts SJC holds that a CWOF on an OUI counts as a conviction for CDL license holder
    In a recent Massachusetts Supreme Court decision, Alfred Tirado v. Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds, the Court held that a continuance without a finding (CWOF) is a conviction funder G.L. c. 90F, section 1, which…
  • Jul 24

    Criminal Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Massachusett

    Criminal Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Massachusett
    In Massachusetts, anyone involved in a motor vehicle accident on a public road is required to stop and give his name, address, and car registration number to any other individual or vehicle operator involved in the collision. If property is…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark
    In a unanimous decision reached by differing concurring opinions, the Supreme Court of the United States finally resolved the question left open by Crawford asking whether statements made to persons other than law enforcement trigger the…
Rank this Week: 61

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Jul 29

    Peter Conti-Brown on the Fed's Regional Bank

    Peter Conti-Brown on the Fed's Regional Bank
    My colleague Peter Conti-Brown has an op-ed in the Times today regarding the Fed's crazy regional bank system. A taste:...
  • Jul 28

    Shadow Everything

    Shadow Everything
    I was looking at Dan Scwarcz's lastest paper on Shadow Insurance, which is a thing: Shadow insurance – defined as...
  • Jul 26

    Dodd-Frank at Five

    Dodd-Frank at Five
    Here are a couple of takes.
Rank this Week: 81

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 90

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Jul 29

    BUBBLE GENIUS LLC v. Smith, CD Cal – Personal Jurisdiction

    BUBBLE GENIUS LLC v. Smith, CD Cal – Personal Jurisdiction
    BUBBLE GENIUS LLC v. Smith, Dist. Court, CD California 2015 – Google Scholar: CD Cal declines to exercise personal jurisdiction over Queens, NY business that allegedly ships into California but has no other contacts.
  • Jul 27

    Glick v. Townsend, Dist. Court, D. Montana 2015

    Glick v. Townsend, Dist. Court, D. Montana 2015
    Somewhat odd fact pattern from D Montana.  Allegations that plaintiff assisted defendant in a re-write of a novel (unpublished) and didn’t credit plaintiff with the creation of the book title. Glick v. Townsend, Dist. Court, D.…
  • Jul 27

    Doobie v Doobie Decimal

    Doobie v Doobie Decimal
    Courthouse News Service:    Doobie Brothers Corp. and Doobro Entertainment on Friday sued Roger McNamee and Jason Crosby, who perform under the name Doobie Decimal System, a classic-rock cover band.
Rank this Week: 77

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    China Manufacturing: The Fantasy And The Fiction

    China Manufacturing: The Fantasy And The Fiction
    A Facebook friend from China posted, Chinese Factory Worker Can’t Believe The Shit He Makes For Americans, and it is quickly getting likes, for good reason.  I urge you to read it and think about it both in the spirit in which…
  • Jul 27

    China Joint Ventures: What Goes Around Comes Around

    China Joint Ventures: What Goes Around Comes Around
    Just read an article on the white hot (at least for millennials) web site Ozy.com, entitled, Surfing China’s Business Boom … Without Wiping Out. The theme of the article is that the incidence of joint ventures is rising in…
  • Jul 23

    Buying Product From China? Don’t Forget U.S. State Law

    Buying Product From China? Don’t Forget U.S. State Law
    Because your company is located in and/or conducts business in China, it is of course subject to China’s laws and regulations and should take steps to address Chinese compliance concerns. If the company exports products from China, it…
Rank this Week: 57

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jul 29

    Cabot Investment Properties Under Investigation

    Cabot Investment Properties Under Investigation
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Timothy J. Kroll and business partner Carlton P. Cabot were arrested for allegedly defrauding investors in various Cabot Investment Properties LLC-sponsored real estate investments.The men…
  • Jul 28

    SEC Announces Cherry-Picking Charges Against Mark Welhouse

    SEC Announces Cherry-Picking Charges Against Mark Welhouse
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC announced charges against Mark P. Welhouse. Welhouse is accused of “cherry-picking,” allocating appreciated in value options trades to personal accounts, while allocating…
  • Jul 24

    FINRA Fines Morgan Stanley And Scottrade For Failing to Detect Fraudulent Wire Transfer

    FINRA Fines Morgan Stanley And Scottrade For Failing to Detect Fraudulent Wire Transfer
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Morgan Stanley and Scottrade Inc. agreed to pay $950,000 to FINRA after the regulatory authority deemed that the two firms failed to monitor wire transfers of customer funds to third-party…
Rank this Week: 87

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jul 29

    Pope Francis the Urbanist

    Pope Francis the Urbanist
    From the Atlantic Cities Blog: Today, the Vatican welcomes more than 60 mayors from around the world. The eclectic agenda covers mayoral efforts to combat climate change as well as modern forms of slavery. Many of the mayors will stay...
  • Jul 29

    Bell & Parchomovsky

    Bell & Parchomovsky
    Avi Bell (San Diego) & Gideon Parchomovsky (Penn) have posted Of Property and Information (Columbia Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The property-information interface is perhaps the most crucial and under-theorized dimension of…
  • Jul 27

    Are Rich Foreigners to Blame for High Real Estate Prices on the Coasts?

    Are Rich Foreigners to Blame for High Real Estate Prices on the Coasts?
    Michael Lewyn says no: According to a New York Times article about the evils of foreign investment in New York housing, "About $8 billion is spent each year for New York City residences that cost more than $5 million each."...
Rank this Week: 67

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jul 29

    Abortion Law in Northern Ireland – Change at Last?

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

    Depoliticising Policing at MacGill Summer School

    Depoliticising Policing at MacGill Summer School
    Earlier this week I spoke at the MacGill Summer School on a session about justice reform. The other speakers on the panel were Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald (speech available here) and Conor Brady, former GSOC Commissioner and…
  • Jul 21

    Conference Announcement. Victims’ Rights: An Agenda for Change.

    Conference Announcement. Victims’ Rights: An Agenda for Change.
    Victims’ Rights: An Agenda for Change. September 11th, 2015, University of Limerick.  *6.5 CPD Points* On September 11th 2015, the Centre for Criminal Justice at UL will host a one-day conference on Victims’ Rights…
Rank this Week: 89

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Five Injured In Fullerton Car Crash

    Five Injured In Fullerton Car Crash
    Five people were injured in a Fullerton car accident after a driver sped through a red light and caused a collision. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred the night of July 24, 2015 at the…
  • Jul 27

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Huntington Beach DUI Crash

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Huntington Beach DUI Crash
    A man suffered critical injuries in a Huntington Beach motorcycle crash, which officials say, was caused by a suspected DUI driver. The major injury crash occurred the afternoon of July 23, 2015. Police say the motorcyclist was traveling…
  • Jul 24

    Man Killed In South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Man Killed In South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    Darrell Moody, 57, was killed in a pedestrian accident after a vehicle struck him in South Los Angeles. According to a City News Service report, the fatal accident occurred at Western Avenue and Lohengrin Street the night of July 19, 2015 in…
Rank this Week: 56

Brain Injury Lawyer

Brain Injury Lawyer

Covers compensation for brain injuries, personal injury claims, and selecting a brain injury lawyer. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.braininjurylawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Older Americans Reauthorization Act of 2015 Passes Senate

    Older Americans Reauthorization Act of 2015 Passes Senate
    As per the Brain Injury Association of America: On July 16, 2015, the United States Senate passed S.192, the Older Americans Reauthorization Act of 2015. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and the Senate Special…
  • Jul 21

    Senate Passes the Every Child Achieves Act to Replace No Child Left Behind

    Senate Passes the Every Child Achieves Act to Replace No Child Left Behind
    As per the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions: Recently, the Senate passed the Every Child Achieves Act to replace No Child Left Behind, which was seven years past the reauthorization date. This bipartisan…
  • Jul 17

    Bruce H. Stern Sworn in as Treasurer of the American Association for Justice

    Bruce H. Stern Sworn in as Treasurer of the American Association for Justice
    Lawrenceville, N.J. attorney Bruce H. Stern has been sworn in as the treasurer of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at the organization’s annual convention in Montreal. AAJ is the world’s largest trial bar, working to…
Rank this Week: 69

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
  • Jul 27

    Jurisdiction in Intellectual Property Rights Cases : Law Explained

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

    Review Jurisdiction : To be Sparingly Exercised

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

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

    Vicarious Liability under S. 138 Negotiable Instruments Act : Necessary Averments must be made in Complaint
    Justice C.K. PrasadSupreme Court of IndiaThe Hon'ble Supreme Court in A.K. Singhania Vs. Gujarat State Fertilizer Co. Ltd. & Anr. has reiterated that a complaint under S. 138 read with S. 141 of the Negotiable Instruments Act must…
Rank this Week: 65

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Jul 24

    Angel’s Envy Rye Case, Not Going Away

    Angel’s Envy Rye Case, Not Going Away
    Those three little words, above (CRAFTED BY HAND), are causing a ruckus for Angel’s Envy Rye, in Judge Aspen’s court in Chicago. In the great whiskey wars commencing in 2014, Maker’s Mark had a great day, here, in May. By…
  • Jul 18

    Blue Moon Asserts it is Plenty Craft Enough

    Blue Moon Asserts it is Plenty Craft Enough
    At long last, MillerCoors filed its response, in the Blue Moon case, on July 13. The company makes some good arguments, and to my ear, these seem best: MillerCoors is expressly authorized by state and federal law to use the Blue Moon Brewing…
  • Jul 11

    Gluten-Free Labeling

    Gluten-Free Labeling
    Sorry to disappoint anyone, but that’s not Attorney John Messinger over to the left. But it is John, over to the right, covering Gluten-Free Labeling for Beer, Wine and Spirits, in a recent issue of Beverage Master Magazine. The full…
Rank this Week: 80

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Jul 21

    Web of Science Update

    Web of Science Update
    A new update will be released on July 26, 2015 to Web of Science and during this time of scheduled maintenance, access may be intermittent. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • Jul 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jul 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 88

Clean Air Watch

Clean Air Watch

Covers clean air laws and policies.

http://www.cleanairwatch.org/
  • Jul 20

    Guest Post: Pope Francis' “Climate Change Encyclical” Could Change the Game

    Guest Post: Pope Francis' “Climate Change Encyclical” Could Change the Game
    [Clean Air Watch periodically accepts guest posts that we think would be of interest to readers.  Today's guest post is from Beth Kelly.]When Pope Francis issued his “environmental” encyclical document, entitled "Laudato Si",…
  • Jul 9

    What Has to Happen Before Electric Cars Replace Standard Cars?

    What Has to Happen Before Electric Cars Replace Standard Cars?
    [Clean Air Watch periodically accepts guest posts that we find interesting.  Today's guest is Jaclyn Lambert]The advances in battery and hybrid vehicle technology over the past two decades have been so amazing that it causes one to…
  • Jun 26

    Guest Post: Alternative Energy Vehicles and the Environment

    Guest Post: Alternative Energy Vehicles and the Environment
    [Clean Air Watch periodically accepts guest posts to this space. The attached piece from Nik Donovic -- which highlights the benefits of hybrid vehicles -- struck a particular cord. We hope you find it interesting.]It’s not tough to…
Rank this Week: 85

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Professorial Malpractice

    Professorial Malpractice
    Monday someone blocked me on Twitter. It’s the first time that has happened to me since I started sporadically using the service in 2009. Me? Blocked?  What malicious and impertinent crime had I committed?…
  • Jul 14

    Off the Grid

    Off the Grid
    From July 1st though July 8th I was off the grid. No cell phones, texts, email, no nothing.  I can’t remember the last time I went that long without it, though it likely goes back to the day I got my first cell phone. And I…
  • Jul 2

    Happy July 2nd! (Let us celebrate Independence)

    Happy July 2nd! (Let us celebrate Independence)
    Each year I use July 2nd as a jury celebration day, as this is the day that the Continental Congress voted to liberate the Colonies from the Crown. John Adams thought that this was the day that would be “solemnized with Pomp and Parade,…
Rank this Week: 60

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 9

    What the Reaction to Bill Cosby Reveals About Society's Construction of Men Who Rape

    What the Reaction to Bill Cosby Reveals About Society's Construction of Men Who Rape
    I have not said much on Cosby and the numerous rape allegations against him. I think the last time I mentioned him was after Beverly Johnson came made her accusation. I found it powerful and, given... To view the rest of this article, please…
  • Nov 21

    FACTS: President Obama's Immigration Policies Are Absolutely LEGAL.

    FACTS: President Obama's Immigration Policies Are Absolutely LEGAL.
    Mainstream and rightwing media have done an atrocious job discussing the legal issues implicated by President Obama's immigration policy. While rightwingers clearly believe the president's policies... To view the rest of this article, please…
  • Aug 25

    Obamacare v. Affordable Care Act

    Obamacare v. Affordable Care Act
    Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne writes about Arkansas Democratic Senator Mark Pryor's political advertisement that touts his vote for the "Affordable Care Act." As Dionne reports, polls... To view the rest of this article, please…
Rank this Week: 71

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • May 13

    Court Of Chancery Explains Standard Of Review Of Special Litigation Committee Repot

    Court Of Chancery Explains Standard Of Review Of Special Litigation Committee Repot
    Iron Workers District Council Of Philadelphia & Vicinity Retirement & Pension Plan v. Andreotti, C.A. No. 9714-VCG (May 8, 2015) This may be the definitive decision on how to review the conclusion of a board of directors to accept the…
  • May 13

    Court Of Chancery Awards Loser Fee

    Court Of Chancery Awards Loser Fee
    In re Nine Systems Corporation Shareholder Litigation, C.A. No. 3940-VCN (May 7, 2015) After years of litigating a breach of fiduciary duty case, the plaintiff won the battle but lost the war when the Court held that the defendants had…
  • May 4

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim
    Quadrant Structured Products Company Ltd. v. Vertin, C.A. 6990-VCL (May 4, 2015) While it is generally known that creditors may only file derivative suits when the company is insolvent, there have been many open issues about what exactly that…
Rank this Week: 76

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 74

Oral Arguments

Oral Arguments

From the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

http://www.ca8.uscourts.gov
Rank this Week: 68

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 64

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 55

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

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

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

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

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 84