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Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    GODORT prisoner locator update

    GODORT prisoner locator update
    GODORT, the ALA section of government documents librarians, maintains the State Agency Databases Project and, as a subsection, the Prisoner Locator Tools page on the State Agencies website. They recently updated the url for that site, which…
  • Mar 21

    Unpaywall helps find free online papers/article

    Unpaywall helps find free online papers/article
    A new Chrome extension called "Unpaywall", though still being tweaked, is available - the official release is April 4th. It searches Open Access sites for accessible materials that are known to be behind paywalls. The organization behind…
  • Mar 20

    Alternative law school ranking system

    Alternative law school ranking system
    The Volokh Conspiracy blog has a post titled "This law school ranking system is much better than U.S. News," by David Bernstein. The related paper, A De Gustibus Approach to Ranking Law Schools by Christopher J. Ryan and Brian L. Frye, is…
Rank this Week: 46

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

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

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    What Does Snapchat Need to be Identified?

    What Does Snapchat Need to be Identified?
    My daughter captured this striking photo on a recent trip to Times Square in New York City: Here is my less-artsy close-up of the same advertising, to focus in on the Snapchat logo, complete with its rounded-corner square border and dot…
  • Mar 24

    The News is Fake, but the Trademarks are Real

    The News is Fake, but the Trademarks are Real
    The trademark filings for new political slogans and catchphrases continue. Over the last couple of months, Donald Trump has repeatedly accused various news sources of disseminating “fake news.”  As a result, 14 trademark…
  • Mar 23

    Amazon’s Latest Trademark Battle: A Race Against “Chime”

    Amazon’s Latest Trademark Battle: A Race Against “Chime”
    Last month, Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) announced a new application, Amazon Chime, for online meetings, including video and voice conferencing, chat, and screen sharing. Amazon Chime will compete against a crowd of other…
Rank this Week: 48

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
  • Mar 23

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail
    News stories this week indicated that Payless Shoes would likely file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy within the week. Stalwart Sears, founded in 1893 and once the country’s largest retailer, stated in its March 2017 SEC filing that,…
  • Mar 7

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially
    Last month, I wrote a blog post entitled Are You Exposed on this blog where I suggest that most bankruptcies occur when a debtor allows himself to be excessively exposed to external forces. By recognizing and controlling these points of…
  • Feb 28

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)
    Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that undervaluing your assets in a bankruptcy case can be grounds to deny a debtor a discharge of his debts.  The case is In re:  Worley (link here).  To recap, when a debtor…
Rank this Week: 51

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
  • Nov 12

    Test

    Test
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Rank this Week: 49

The Dotted Line Reporter

The Dotted Line Reporter

Entertainment Law Blog & Community. By Christoffer Gaddini.

http://dlreporter.com/
  • Jan 26

    California’s Resale Royalty Act Explained

    California’s Resale Royalty Act Explained
    The saga of litigation over the scope of the California Resale Royalty Act (CA Civil Code § 986) has come to an end. The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal brought by artists including Chuck Close and Sam Francis after the…
  • Dec 23

    Legal Guide to Selling Fine Art Print

    Legal Guide to Selling Fine Art Print
    Disclaimer: This article is an informative guide pertaining to the legal doctrine discussed. DO NOT TAKE THIS ARTICLE AS SUBSTITUTE FOR LEGAL COUNSEL.  Although any information on the current state of the law is…
  • Oct 25

    Digital Media Revenue Models Explained: VOD, EST, FVOD, SVOD

    Digital Media Revenue Models Explained: VOD, EST, FVOD, SVOD
    Youtube.com, a worldwide platform where anyone can post videos on the internet, has recently announced that they will launch an advertisement-free subscription service in late October 2015. Initially, it will only be available in the United…
Rank this Week: 50

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 52

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 53

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: 54

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 55

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 27

    Monday Morning with Larry (Alexander)

    Monday Morning with Larry (Alexander)
    This morning was fun. Classes were prepared, in-box was manageable, meetings were cancelled. So, I spent a few hours with a stack of papers that Larry Alexander had sent a little while back. I don't know how Larry manages to write so much so…
  • Mar 27

    Ornstein on election do-over

    Ornstein on election do-over
    In The Atlantic, Norm Ornstein proposes the creation of a mechanism for special presidential and vice-presidential election in "extraordinary circumstances," covering not only a terrorist attack or other catastrophic event, but also…
  • Mar 27

    Separation of Powers From Across the Street

    Separation of Powers From Across the Street
    I have been writing about decentralizing federal power for a few years now, both as a tool of comparative constitutional design and as a topic of American constitutional design expanding how federal power would be exercised across the parts…
Rank this Week: 58

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 27

    David Versus Goliath – Lawyer’s Professional Responsibility & Self-Represented Litigant

    David Versus Goliath – Lawyer’s Professional Responsibility & Self-Represented Litigant
    The story of “David and Goliath” is a part of our cultural consciousness. Generally, the biblical tale is told as follows: a young shepherd battles a giant warrior and, using only a slingshot, comes out victorious. Today, the…
  • Mar 27

    What I Wish I Knew in Law School

    What I Wish I Knew in Law School
    Each year LAWPRO asks its articling students to reflect on their law school experiences and how they relate to their early working experiences. Here are the thoughts of our current students Raymond Ashurov and Rahim Andani, as written by…
  • Mar 27

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
Rank this Week: 57

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
  • Jan 31

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC
    Massachusetts Drub Lab Scandal The floodgates are now open to around 20,000 (twenty thousand) defendants whose convictions may have been tainted by Annie Dookhan’s corrupt, callous and criminal misconduct. On January 18, 2017 the…
  • Jan 17

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction
    Open and Gross Lewdness Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior in Massachusetts is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 16. To convict someone of this crime the prosecuting attorney must prove the element of shock or alarm. This…
Rank this Week: 56

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Mar 27

    March 28, 2017

    March 28, 2017
  • Mar 27

    Senate passes fracking ban in Md.

    Senate passes fracking ban in Md.
    The Maryland Senate gave final approval Monday night to legislation that bans a controversial natural gas drilling process.
  • Mar 27

    What to watch in the last 2 weeks of the Md. General Assembly session

    What to watch in the last 2 weeks of the Md. General Assembly session
    ANNAPOLIS — Every year, about 3,000 bills start out the General Assembly session either in the House of Delegates or the Senate with all the hopes and dreams of baby sea turtles rushing to ocean shortly after they hatch. The vast…
Rank this Week: 60

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
  • Mar 27

    Additional Thoughts on Star Athletica

    Additional Thoughts on Star Athletica
    I mentioned last week that I did not think highly of the Supreme Court’s opinion in the “cheerleader uniform” copyright case. Let me explain why and then make some observations about how the case may be received by the lower…
  • Mar 24

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference
    LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference 2016 ELECTION: WHAT NEXT? ORLANDO, FL   LATCRIT/SALT JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP SEP. 28, 2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE: SEP. 29 – 30 BOARD MEETING (COMMUNITY & EXECUTIVE SESSIONS)…
  • Mar 24

    Book Recommendation

    Book Recommendation
    The professor who influenced me the most as an undergraduate was Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, an iconoclastic political scientist who uses game theory and other behavioral tools to assess domestic and international affairs.  I was so…
Rank this Week: 62

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Street Racer Found Partly Liable for Other Vehicles Fatal Crash

    Street Racer Found Partly Liable for Other Vehicles Fatal Crash
    Interesting reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, finding a street racer partly liable for the death of a passenger in another vehicle that he did not collide with. In today’s case…
  • Mar 21

    Uninsured, Self Represented Litigant Learns that Perjury is a Poor Idea

    Uninsured, Self Represented Litigant Learns that Perjury is a Poor Idea
    From the vault of how not to represent yourself in court, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, admonishing a self represented litigant for providing the Court with perjured evidence. In…
  • Mar 16

    $85,000 For Chronic Myofascial Pain From Three Collision

    $85,000 For Chronic Myofascial Pain From Three Collision
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic soft tissue injuries. In today’s case (Dhillon v. Singer) the Plaintiff was involved in three collisions which the…
Rank this Week: 61

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 59

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    CFP: Constraining the Executive Branch

    CFP: Constraining the Executive Branch
    [Via Notice and Comment, we have the following CFP.]The Chapman Law Review is pleased to invite article submissions on the theme: “Constraining the Executive Branch.”Publications will appear in a symposium edition, and authors…
  • Mar 27

    Bishara on Debt in the Indian Ocean

    Bishara on Debt in the Indian Ocean
    Out this month with Cambridge University Press is A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Western Indian Ocean, 1780-1950 by Fahad Bishara, University of Virginia. From the press: In this innovative legal history of economic life in the…
  • Mar 26

    McKinley Receives Ewell Award

    McKinley Receives Ewell Award
    Congratulations to former LHB Guest Blogger Michelle McKinley, Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law, University of Oregon Law School, upon her receiving the Judy Ewell Award for the Best Publication in Women's History of the Rocky Mountain…
Rank this Week: 63

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 27

    Tag, You’re It

    Tag, You’re It
    There wasn’t any dispute that the use of the word “master” as a title for the person who headed a dorm at Yale was not related in any way to slavery, but that wasn’t the point. The word was the same as the word used in…
  • Mar 27

    Do Blue Lies Matter?

    Do Blue Lies Matter?
    If it appears in a serious publication, it acquired the gloss of ascribed credibility. After all, a serious publication wouldn’t publish something that wasn’t true, right? And there can be no doubt that Scientific American is a…
  • Mar 26

    The Casetext Pivot

    The Casetext Pivot
    When I saw the post by Bob Ambrogi, I was, frankly, stunned. Twelve million dollars? How could that be? The legal research service Casetext is announcing today that it has closed on a $12 million Series B funding round. Excluding…
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/
  • Mar 26

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC -- 98 Professors Chime In

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC -- 98 Professors Chime In
    By Andrew Williams -- As we reported last week, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC case on Monday March 27. In that previous report, we covered the background of the case, and…
  • Mar 26

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    March 27, 2017 - Post-argument discussion on TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC case (American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property) - American University Washington…
  • Mar 25

    Webinar on Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Webinar on Defend Trade Secrets Act
    McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "The Defend Trade Secrets Act at (Almost) One" on April 18, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this presentation, MBHB attorney and Patent Docs…
Rank this Week: 66

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

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

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out
    The State newspaper reported the ongoing struggle for low paid health care givers in South Carolina.  Low wages, high turnover and burn-out makes life difficult for both caregiver and patient. The turnover rate among nursing staff at the…
  • Jan 29

    Fraud and Forgery

    Fraud and Forgery
    The Columbus Dispatch reported that Autumn Health Care of Zanesville, a nursing home operator, has been ordered to repay tens of thousands of fraudulently obtained Medicare and Medicaid dollars, after an investigation by the Ohio…
  • Jan 28

    Caregiver Arrested

    Caregiver Arrested
    Twin Cities reported the arrest of David Erwin DeLong, nursing home employee, for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old resident with advanced Alzheimer’s disease at Heritage House in…
Rank this Week: 64

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Mar 27

    John Gallo: Two Regulatory Sanction

    John Gallo: Two Regulatory Sanction
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that New York-based Newbridge Securities broker/adviser John Gallo has been the subject of several customer complaints and regulatory…
  • Mar 27

    John Bannon Has Received One FINRA Sanction

    John Bannon Has Received One FINRA Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that former North Carolina-based Ausdal Financial Partners broker/adviser John Bannon has been sanctioned by FINRA and…
  • Mar 27

    Ryan Murnane Was Recently Discharged From a Former Employer

    Ryan Murnane Was Recently Discharged From a Former Employer
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that New York-based Alexander Capital broker Ryan Murnane has been named in a pending regulatory investigation. Fitapelli Kurta is…
Rank this Week: 68

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Can Employers Require You to Undergo Genetic Testing?

    Can Employers Require You to Undergo Genetic Testing?
    Why Do Employers Want to Genetically Test Employees Anyway? Workplace wellness programs, which offer workers a variety of incentives to monitor and improve their health, have become increasingly popular with companies. Under the Affordable…
  • Mar 20

    Can the Federal Government Interfere with State Marijuana Laws?

    Can the Federal Government Interfere with State Marijuana Laws?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Statements on Marijuana Eight states have voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Twenty-nine states have legalized medical marijuana. Twenty-one states have decriminalized the drug. However, marijuana…
  • Mar 10

    Do Other Countries Offer Birthright Citizenship?

    Do Other Countries Offer Birthright Citizenship?
    Birthright Citizenship, also known as jus soli or “right of the soil,” is the automatic granting of citizenship to any children born within a nation’s borders or territories. The only two countries in the developed world…
Rank this Week: 67

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Statement from Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins for March 24

    Statement from Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins for March 24
    On Friday, March 24th, Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins issued the following statement on the pretrial hearings completed over the past week in the 9/11 case. His statement is also…
  • Mar 27

    This Week at the Military Commissions, 3/22 Session: Truth, Emotional Currency, and the Law of War

    This Week at the Military Commissions, 3/22 Session: Truth, Emotional Currency, and the Law of War
    Military judge Army Colonel James Pohl calls the commission to order at 8:59 AM, noting that none of the five detainees have chosen to attend this morning’s session. Prosecution team member Robert Swann calls an unnamed U.S. Army…
  • Mar 27

    Bipartisan Investigations: How the 9/11 Commission Did It

    Bipartisan Investigations: How the 9/11 Commission Did It
    Whatever your political outlook, the ferment surrounding last year’s presidential election raises important, unanswered questions: What, precisely, did the Russians do, and were any Americans involved?  Were members of presidential…
Rank this Week: 70

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 71

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/
  • Mar 26

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill
    Grits remains excited about bail-reform legislation being promoted by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller this session, and carried at the Lege by John Whitmire (SB 1338)…
  • Mar 26

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method
    An excellent and necessary bill that's so far flown under the radar needs a quick referral and vote if it's going to pass this year. HB 3824, filed on the next to last day of bill filing by state Rep. Toni Rose, alters antiquated…
  • Mar 25

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule
    One of my pet peeves with the Government-Always-Wins faction on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals - which in this instance carried with it most of the rest of the court - arose in a recent ruling on the Fourth Amendment and Texas'…
Rank this Week: 73

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 72

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: 76

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Mar 27

    Legalization of recreational marijuana leads to market activity

    Legalization of recreational marijuana leads to market activity
    News that the federal government appears to be poised to legalize recreational marijuana use by July 1, 2018 is having an impact on the markets — and a welcome development for lawyers who work with clients involved in related…
  • Mar 27

    This week at the SCC

    This week at the SCC
    The Supreme Court of Canada will hear five appeals this week, the final week of the winter session. Four of the appeals are from Quebec, and two are employment-related. March 27 – Quebec – Barreau du Québec v. Attorney…
  • Mar 27

    Legal news roundup - March 27, 2017

    Legal news roundup - March 27, 2017
    CanadaRemote B.C. community in mourning after four found dead in rural home, Canadian PressAdvocates back in B.C. court pursuing charges in dam collapse, Canadian PressMontreal mayor backs plan to reform police force, Canadian PressUnited…
Rank this Week: 75

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 74

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Mar 27

    The Americas – 2017 Proxy Season Preview

    The Americas – 2017 Proxy Season Preview
    Proxy season is in full swing in Latin America, and is just beginning to heat up in Canada and the United States, and some early trends are already becoming evident across the Americas. Interestingly, there seems to be a slow but potent…
  • Mar 27

    Did Say-on-Pay Reduce or “Compress” CEO Pay?

    Did Say-on-Pay Reduce or “Compress” CEO Pay?
    In the Dodd-Frank Act legislation after the 2008 Financial Crisis, the inclusion of shareholder SOP voting was driven by bipartisan Congressional support to “control executive compensation…” at corporations. In 2009, a…
  • Mar 26

    Does the Market Value Professional Directors?

    Does the Market Value Professional Directors?
    Professional directors, as often defined by academics and practitioners, are independent directors whose only vocation consists of serving as corporate directors on one or more boards. Such directors hold no other full-time employment.…
Rank this Week: 77

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 80

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 79

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jan 7

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter
    The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and who had been wanted for more than a decade by U.S. authorities, was charged on Friday in the United States with engaging in drug trafficking and money…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
Rank this Week: 78

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Cervino & Kahn Found Guilty in $15 Million VGTel Scheme

    Cervino & Kahn Found Guilty in $15 Million VGTel Scheme
    Recovery of Investment Losses in VGTel According to Investment News, broker Christopher Cervino of Franklin Lakes, N.J., and Sheik F. Kahn, a registered investment adviser in Las Vegas, NV, have been found guilty of securities fraud by a…
  • Mar 24

    Former Pennsylvania Advisor William Bucci Barred from Securities Industry

    Former Pennsylvania Advisor William Bucci Barred from Securities Industry
    Recovery of Investment Losses with William Bucci Have you suffered losses investing with former Pennsylvania financial advisor William Bucci? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA arbitration…
  • Mar 23

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen
    Massachusetts Regulator orders Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI) to pay a fine and restitution Investment Professionals Inc., a broker-dealer based in San Antonio, Texas, has been ordered by the Massachusetts Securities Division to pay a…
Rank this Week: 82

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court
    You all remember him -- he's the guy who won the floating home case.  Well, he's back.  From Curt Anderson:Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating…
  • Mar 23

    How would you answer this question?

    How would you answer this question?
    While Gorsuch is being grilled on these important questions, Labor nominee Alex Acosta is quietly having his hearings.  From the Miami Herald:“Why cut a non-prosecution deal despite your staff saying you shouldn’t?”…
  • Mar 21

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate
    It's not official yet because she is undergoing her FBI background check.  But that should happen soon.  She grew up in Ft. Pierce and went to Yale Law School.  Seems like an excellent choice.
Rank this Week: 81

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 22

    Berkeley’s border wall blacklists ‘illegal’: Berkeley law professor

    Berkeley’s border wall blacklists ‘illegal’: Berkeley law professor
    John Yoo quoted by Fox Business, March 22, 2017 “The city of Berkeley should not be discriminating based on political views…I think then you’re going to start getting the courts involved and it’s going to look very…
  • Mar 22

    Congress is about to give away your online privacy

    Congress is about to give away your online privacy
    Christopher Hoofnagle co-writes for Wired, March 22, 2017 Congress is poised to roll back FCC privacy protections in a way that could seriously compromise our online lives. The protections require internet service providers to secure consumer…
  • Mar 21

    Ex-DOJ official: Gorsuch will likely vote against Roe v. Wade

    Ex-DOJ official: Gorsuch will likely vote against Roe v. Wade
    John Yoo quoted by Newsmax, March 21, 2017 “The scales are probably tilted toward believing that he would overturn Roe v. Wade,” John Yoo, a UC Berkeley law professor told Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show”…
Rank this Week: 84

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

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

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 83

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Mar 27

    A new era of food transparency with Wal-Mart center in China

    A new era of food transparency with Wal-Mart center in China
    Editor’s note: Depending on which hemisphere you are in while reading this column by Wal-Mart Vice President for Food Safety Frank Yiannas, the retailer’s new Food Safety Collaboration Center is opening today or tomorrow…
  • Mar 26

    Raw milk, tap water on survey about Nebraska outbreak

    Raw milk, tap water on survey about Nebraska outbreak
    Nebraska health officials want the public’s help with an investigation of a possible outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses in and around the Beaver City. Even people who have not been sick are being asked to complete a survey, which…
  • Mar 26

    Malaysian surimi facility comes up short at inspection

    Malaysian surimi facility comes up short at inspection
    A seafood processing plant in Malaysia owned by TS Food Industry Sdn. Bhd. is in serious violation of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. An FDA inspection team…
Rank this Week: 88

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Mar 27

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016
    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) had a great year in 2016 earning a 9.24% return on its investments. Here is the PERS Investment Report for the period ending December 31, 2016. That’s well above the…
  • Mar 22

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production
    In February a federal district court in Virginia issued this opinion on a motion to disqualify counsel for using inadvertently produced documents. Here’s what happened factually: In an effort to share information electronically, Thomas…
  • Mar 20

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?
    This Jason Koebler article in the Atlantic speculates on the Rise of Robolawyers. Don’t laugh. I believe it’s coming. From the article: …The most successful robolawyer yet was developed by a British teenager named Joshua…
Rank this Week: 87

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Mar 26

    Contractual Waivers and Medical Expense Recovery by Minor

    Contractual Waivers and Medical Expense Recovery by Minor
    In Blackwell v. Sky High Sports Nashville Operations, LLC, No. M2016-00447-COA-R9-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 9, 2017), the Court of Appeals addressed the issue of whether parents in Tennessee may “bind their minor children to pre-injury…
  • Mar 11

    Longer Hours Ahead for Medical Resident

    Longer Hours Ahead for Medical Resident
    So now medical residents in hospitals will be able to work up to 28 hours in a shift. I understand the arguments in favor of this proposal.  Longer, and more traditional, hours allow more continuity of care and permits the residents to…
  • Mar 7

    One Year Statute of Limitations Bars Misrepresentation Claim

    One Year Statute of Limitations Bars Misrepresentation Claim
    In Sakaan v. FedEx Corporation, Inc., No. W2016-00648-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 21, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a misrepresentation claim based on the statute of limitations. Plaintiff had previously been employed…
Rank this Week: 86

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Mar 15

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce
    I stand before a judge in a public courtroom crowded with lawyers and clients awaiting their divorce hearings. My client’s husband created two counterfeit checks and, under penalty of perjury, presented copies of the checks to the court…
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term
    The post Stipulation and Order with Settlement Terms appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan
    Please Log in to view this content. The post Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
Rank this Week: 85

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Mar 7

    #Strike4Repeal: Strike Against the Citizens’ Assembly?

    #Strike4Repeal: Strike Against the Citizens’ Assembly?
    This International Women’s Day sees women worldwide engaged in strike action. Irish women strike for repeal of the 8th Amendment: the constitutional provision which prohibits abortion except where the pregnant woman’s life is at…
  • Feb 26

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (4): The Presentation of Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (4): The Presentation of Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna
      We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Donnchadh O’Conaill, of the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki. This is the fourth of a series of posts…
  • Feb 20

    Hague Justice Journal: Call for Paper

    Hague Justice Journal: Call for Paper
    The Hague Justice Journal First Edition in Association with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia launches its call for submissions The editorial board of The Hague Justice Journal (HJJ) is delighted to announce that…
Rank this Week: 89

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top of the line debt collector defense

    Top of the line debt collector defense
    Client:  C Client Review:  Mr Taras & Mrs Tina are the best team to work on your debt collection defense! They kept me informed on the progress of my case and got the plaintiff to agree to a settlement and I don’t have to…
  • Jan 6

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you
    Client:  George Client Review:  Mr. Taras and Ms. Tina are so helpful, knowledgeable and will fight for your case as he did mine with a debt suit. They took my case at a flat rate. He does not nickel and dime you. He is pro active…
  • Oct 18

    Highly Recommend

    Highly Recommend
    Clients:  Joy and Wess Client Review:  Mr. Rudnitsky Was wonderful. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism and courteousness. He fought very hard to get us a win and would not give up till he did! He did exactly what he…
Rank this Week: 90