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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest
    From SSRN:Jeffrey Benjamin Meyers, Nietzsche and the Law of the ‘The Other’: The Jew in Refraction, (August 19, 2016).Carl J. Minniti, The Lanham Act's Unconstitutional Hodgepodge, (17 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 315,…
  • Aug 29

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement
    In Whitlow v. State of California, (SD CA, Aug. 26, 2016), a California federal district court refused to grant a preliminary injunction against California's recently enacted SB 277 , a law requiring school students (other than those being…
  • Aug 28

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Daker v. Warren, (11th Cir., Aug. 22, 2016), the 11th Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's dismissal of a Muslim inmate's free exercise challenge (but not his RLUIPA challenge) to a total ban on hardcover books and the…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 46

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 48

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/
  • Aug 16

    DUI Suspected Fatal Seal Beach Car Accident

    DUI Suspected Fatal Seal Beach Car Accident
    A 7-year-old girl was killed and her 13-year-old sister was in critical condition after an SUV slammed into a Tesla in the carpool lane on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach the morning of August 15, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange…
  • Jul 25

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured
    Prosecutors filed criminal charges against an alleged drunk driver who caused a three-vehicle crash injuring 10 people including a toddler. According to a report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 26-year-old Robert Anthony Lopez was charged…
  • Jul 5

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver
    A man was killed in a horrific hit-and-run crash in Oceanside, which involved a driver who police say was under the influence. According to a news report on NBC San Diego, the crash occurred in the early morning on June 27, 2016 in the…
Rank this Week: 49

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 29

    Katz on IP, Antitrust, & the Rule of law

    Katz on IP, Antitrust, & the Rule of law
    Ariel Katz (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Intellectual Property, Antitrust, and the Rule of Law: Between Private Power and State Power (17:2 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 633 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This…
  • Aug 29

    Sheff on Legal Set

    Sheff on Legal Set
    Jeremy N. Sheff (St. John's University School of Law) has posted Legal Sets on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article I propose that legal reasoning and analysis are best understood as being primarily concerned, not with rules or...
  • Aug 29

    Parkinson on Constitutional Limits on Family Property Law in Australia

    Parkinson on Constitutional Limits on Family Property Law in Australia
    Patrick Parkinson (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law) has posted Constitutional Law and the Limits of Discretion in Family Property Law (Federal Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 49-75, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The argument...
Rank this Week: 50

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Call for Papers: Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law

    Call for Papers: Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law
    iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law," to be held April 28-29, 2017, in Copenhagen. Here's the call: Call for…
  • Aug 29

    New Volume: Netherlands Yearbook of International Law

    New Volume: Netherlands Yearbook of International Law
    The latest volume of the Netherlands Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 46, 2015) is out. Contents include:Jus Cogens: Quo Vadis Maarten den Heijer & Harmen van der Wilt, Jus Cogens and the Humanization and Fragmentation of International…
  • Aug 29

    Call for Papers: Neutrality in the History of International Law - Myths and Evolving Realitie

    Call for Papers: Neutrality in the History of International Law - Myths and Evolving Realitie
    The Interest Group on the History of International Law of the European Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for a workshop to be held in conjunction with the ESIL Research Forum, March 30-31, 2017, at Grenada Law School.…
Rank this Week: 51

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: 52

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 29

    A New $100 Billion Business: Endowment Management

    A New $100 Billion Business: Endowment Management
    There is huge competition for money managers fighting to oversee endowments. The business has grown into an almost $100 billion business, attracting stiff competition amongst banks, consultants, and boutiques. This area of money management…
  • Aug 29

    CBS Deal in the Hands of Shari Redstone

    CBS Deal in the Hands of Shari Redstone
    With her new control over Viacom, Shari Redstone must decide what to do with all the power. There have been talks over Viacom reuniting with CBS, but no indication that the deal is imminent. CBS and Viacom split ways in...
  • Aug 29

    Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective -- Call for Paper

    Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective -- Call for Paper
    The University of Iowa College of Law and The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel’s Legal Education Committee are organizing the 7th academic symposium financially supported by the ACTEC Foundation. The symposium, Wealth Transfer…
Rank this Week: 55

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?
    Timothy Holbrook has an interesting post The real reason the EpiPen and other off-patents are so expensive , which raises issues with the role of the FDA in pricing issues for drugs.Interestingly, though, the patent system is not to blame…
  • Aug 25

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB
    Finance.yahoo noted a PTAB ruling on some of Teva's Copaxone patents:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today [August 24, 2016] confirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions from an Inter Partes Review (IPR) to invalidate all…
  • Aug 25

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia
    Ten years ago, in August 2006, in a post titled Plagiarism in academic contexts: a look at the past , IPBiz discussed several academic plagiarism cases, including a certain case at Princeton University, 186 N.J. Super. 548; 453 A.2d 263.In…
Rank this Week: 54

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: 53

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Plater and Crofts on Pardoning Australian Bushranger

    Plater and Crofts on Pardoning Australian Bushranger
    David Plater, University of Tasmania, Faculty of Law, and Penny Crofts, University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law, have posted Bushrangers, the Exercise of Mercy and the ‘Last Penalty of the Law’ in New South Wales and…
  • Aug 28

    Harvard Law School European Legal History Workshop

    Harvard Law School European Legal History Workshop
    Here is the lineup for the public sessions of the Harvard Law School European Legal History Workshop:Monday, September 26 : Ari Bryen – “Injury and Community in the Early Roman Empire.”Monday, October 17 :Simon Teuscher…
  • Aug 28

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    There’s not a hot summer week that goes by without a new review of Jeffrey Toobin’s American Heiress, which made its way to the pages of The Guardian this week.In the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik reviews Heather Ann…
Rank this Week: 56

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Aug 10

    The rights of the unborn: a troubling decision from the High Court?

    The rights of the unborn: a troubling decision from the High Court?
    Mairead Enright (@maireadenright) Does the unborn have rights other than the right to life enshrined in the 8th Amendment? It is clear that, under Irish law, foetuses cannot have any greater rights than children already…
  • Jul 11

    Progress Report on the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.

    Progress Report on the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.
    The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project brought together a collective of academics and practitioners to write the “missing feminist judgments” in appellate cases which have shaped Irish and Northern Irish law. Beginning…
  • Jun 23

    The UN and the Eighth Amendment

    The UN and the Eighth Amendment
    This letter is cross-posted from today’s Irish Times. Sir, – The UN Human Rights Committee has found that Amanda Mellet’s right to be free from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, her right to privacy, and her right to…
Rank this Week: 57

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
  • Aug 29

    Kids in Handcuffs?

    Kids in Handcuffs?
    Children with disabilities increasingly targeted for discipline. WHEN A KENTUCKY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY was caught on camera handcuffing an 8-year-old boy with disabilities, it made national headlines. But the problem runs deeper than one…
  • Aug 26

    When Police Body Cameras Aren’t The Answer

    When Police Body Cameras Aren’t The Answer
    The death of a Los Angeles teen at the hands of police calls into question police policies nationwide. This article originally appeared in USA Today.  Earlier this month, a too familiar tragedy unfolded in East Los…
  • Aug 26

    Behind the Scenes of the Transgender Rights Fight in Texa

    Behind the Scenes of the Transgender Rights Fight in Texa
    With an attorney general determined to make transgender youth second-class citizens, we’re rolling up our sleeves. Note: This piece was originally published in The Advocate.  Every year at about this time, my office gets calls…
Rank this Week: 58

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/
  • Aug 29

    The Missing Million Dollar Man

    The Missing Million Dollar Man
    Financial self-regulatory organizations play an important role in investor protection. Like other institutions, they also have governance scandals. When Richard Grasso served as the head of the New York Stock Exchange from 1995 to 2003, he…
  • Aug 27

    Defining terms and the U of C letter

    Defining terms and the U of C letter
    Some of the problem surrounding the U of C letter is that we do not or cannot agree on terms. A commenter on my prior post on this argues that we are conflating content warnings with trigger warnings, because much of what we warn about is not…
  • Aug 26

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce
    Financial regulations issued and enforced by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) affect the public by setting the level of investor protection available. If things go awry, FINRA regulation also governs the rights the public…
Rank this Week: 59

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: 60

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/
Rank this Week: 61

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 62

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
  • Aug 29

    Advance Notice Bylaws in Light of Corvex/Williams: Displacing the Placeholder Nomination

    Advance Notice Bylaws in Light of Corvex/Williams: Displacing the Placeholder Nomination
    Advance notice bylaws are a near universal feature of the organizational documents of public companies. In their simplest form, they set a deadline, usually between 60 and 120 days before an upcoming stockholder meeting, by which a…
  • Aug 29

    We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market—And It’s Wrong

    We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market—And It’s Wrong
    Fraud on the market litigation has faced existential challenges in recent years, fueled by a broad academic policy consensus that it “just doesn’t work.” This consensus has, in large part, focused on two theoretical…
  • Aug 29

    Blockholders: a Survey of Theory and Evidence

    Blockholders: a Survey of Theory and Evidence
    Our new paper, Blockholders: a Survey of Theory and Evidence, surveys the role of large shareholders in corporate governance. We start by analyzing the underlying property rights of public corporations and blockholders. How are public…
Rank this Week: 63

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 28

    Michigan warns against raw milk; two children sick from E. coli

    Michigan warns against raw milk; two children sick from E. coli
    Michigan public health officials are urging consumers to avoid drinking or serving unpasteurized, raw milk because of two recent cases of E. coli infections in young children. Both of the children, in Oakland and Wayne counties, consumed raw…
  • Aug 28

    Help wanted: Job sites, academic programs focus on food safety

    Help wanted: Job sites, academic programs focus on food safety
    As American consumers become increasingly concerned about the quality of their food, there’s been an enhanced focus on food safety in the academic and employment fields. Programs leading to degrees and certifications in food safety…
  • Aug 28

    FDA warning letters: Listeria, drug residues, acidified food issue

    FDA warning letters: Listeria, drug residues, acidified food issue
    The most recently posted FDA warning letters address Listeria contamination at an ice cream plant, drug residues in slaughtered dairy cows, and an alleged failure to follow federal regulations for the safe processing of acidified foods.…
Rank this Week: 64

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    AIG Launches Cyber-BI and PD Policy

    AIG Launches Cyber-BI and PD Policy
    Insurance-giant American International Group announced that it will be the first insurer to offer standalone primary coverage for property damage, bodily injury, business interruption and product liability that results from cyber attacks and…
  • Aug 8

    OCR Settles Largest HIPAA Violation Against a Single Covered Entity

    OCR Settles Largest HIPAA Violation Against a Single Covered Entity
    On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights entered into a resolution agreement with Advocate Health Care Network over alleged HIPAA violations. The multimillion dollar settlement with Advocate…
  • Aug 8

    China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce Publishes Draft Regulations on the Protection of Consumer Right

    China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce Publishes Draft Regulations on the Protection of Consumer Right
    The State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China published a draft of its Implementing Regulations for the P.R.C. Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Consumers for public comment. The draft…
Rank this Week: 65

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Raw Milk Tied to E. coli Illnesses in Children

    Raw Milk Tied to E. coli Illnesses in Children
    Due to two recent cases of young children being infected with E. coli, state health officials are reminding Michigan residents of the potential health risks associated with consuming unpasteurized milk... Continue Reading
  • Aug 2

    E. coli Illnesses Prompt Hamburger Recall

    E. coli Illnesses Prompt Hamburger Recall
    PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... Continue…
  • Jul 26

    A few E. coli Outbreaks in the United State

    A few E. coli Outbreaks in the United State
    PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... Continue…
Rank this Week: 67

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 26

    Peoria Police Department Recruit Information Meetings at the ICC - North Campus, September 14th 11 a.m. or 6 p.m.

    Peoria Police Department Recruit Information Meetings at the ICC - North Campus, September 14th 11 a.m. or 6 p.m.
    Peoria Police Department Recruit Information MeetingsICC Students and anyone in the Community Interested in Learning about Employment Opportunities with the Peoria Police Department is encouraged to attend one of these…
  • Aug 17

    Police Explorers and Cadet

    Police Explorers and Cadet
    Peoria Police Cadet and Illinois Central College Criminal Justice student Kelsey Terrell visited Professor Higgins during his time serving as Administrative Hearing Officer for the City of Peoria presiding over code violation cases. Kelsey is…
  • Aug 15

    Police Recruit - City of Peoria

    Police Recruit - City of Peoria
    CAREER OPPORTUNITY       POLICE RECRUITAnnouncing an examination cycle for placement into the City of Peoria November, 2016 Police Eligibility Pool.Salary : $56,154.24 ($57,558.07 after certified training) …
Rank this Week: 68

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 66

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 29

    Tropical Smoothie Cafes causing Hepatitis A Illnesses since May

    Tropical Smoothie Cafes causing Hepatitis A Illnesses since May
    The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A cases and has identified a potential association with smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Café restaurants in Virginia. On August 12,…
  • Aug 28

    As many as Two Dozen Sick with Salmonella from Big G Potato Salad

    As many as Two Dozen Sick with Salmonella from Big G Potato Salad
    The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today jointly issued a consumer advisory for potato salads made in and sold by Big G Food Store in Marengo, Iowa.  Big G’s…
  • Aug 28

    14 in New Hampshire tied to E. coli Outbreak tied to Hamburger

    14 in New Hampshire tied to E. coli Outbreak tied to Hamburger
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted an investigation into the Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) outbreak related to ground beef that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public…
Rank this Week: 70

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Nov 14

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”
    Update (November 14, 2014): Since my earlier post on Bruce Carneil Webster’s case, below (the death penalty case in which Dorsey & Whitney lawyers are fighting for Webster, a mentally retarded man on death row), Webster lost the…
  • Nov 13

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.
    Update (November 13, 2014): This endless case might be nearing its end, with the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ dramatic reduction in the trial court’s award of the victorious Plaintiff’s lawyers’ fees. We conclude…
  • Nov 12

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 69

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 71

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Aug 24

    Lead change or hang on for dear life

    Lead change or hang on for dear life
    Change is.  Years ago, many people debated whether the legal industry was changing.  Truth be told, the debate was silly.  Change is.  The only question is the speed of change.  It used to be slow.  It took years…
  • Jul 28

    “Be in the space you want to be in.”

    “Be in the space you want to be in.”
    My friend John Chisholm sent me an article on why diversity programs in law firms are failing. (Talk about a small world–An Aussie sending an article from a Canadian publication to a guy in Chicago!)  The article includes this…
  • Jul 27

    Solving the High Cost of Litigation, Valorem style

    Solving the High Cost of Litigation, Valorem style
    Litigation costs too much. Why? Because it is overburdened with process and tolerated but unnecessary excess.  And who benefits from the focus on process and needless discovery and motion practice? Lawyers.  Who designs the…
Rank this Week: 72

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Negotiating a Settlement in Your Virginia Divorce

    Negotiating a Settlement in Your Virginia Divorce
    If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage, you may be contemplating negotiation, rather than litigation. Divorce can be mentally, physically and emotionally exhausting to you, your children and your extended family. The effects…
  • Aug 17

    Communication of a Child’s Preference in Virginia Custody Case

    Communication of a Child’s Preference in Virginia Custody Case
    One question that often arises in Virginia custody cases is whether a child can simply tell the judge that he or she wants to live with one parent or the other. The answer to that question is: maybe. Virginia Code…
  • Jul 19

    Is Marriage Right for You?

    Is Marriage Right for You?
    Weighing the Legal Benefits of Marriage vs. Long-Term Cohabitation in Virginia With same-sex marriage now legal in Virginia, it would seem that marriage would be on the rise. However, a Parents magazine article reports a trend among…
Rank this Week: 73

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: 74

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 26

    Contracting out of Fiduciary Duties: The Case of Corporate Opportunitie

    Contracting out of Fiduciary Duties: The Case of Corporate Opportunitie
    There's a very important new paper out by Rauterberg and Talley, which reports: For centuries, the duty of loyalty has been the hallowed centerpiece of fiduciary obligation, widely considered one of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 26

    Sec Reg News: Conflict Mineral Disclosure is Costly and Ineffective

    Sec Reg News: Conflict Mineral Disclosure is Costly and Ineffective
    Buried in the gargantuan mess that was the Dodd-Frank act was a requirement which, as the SEC explains: ... directs the Commission to issue rules requiring certain companies to disclose their use of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 24

    Corporate law is public interest law

    Corporate law is public interest law
    There's been a lot of griping at Harvard Law School recently about political correctness, multiculturalism, and the usual left-liberal causes. Now Harvard Magazine notes that some are trying to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 75

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 29

    An Appalling Episode in ME/CFS Research

    An Appalling Episode in ME/CFS Research
    Some readers will recall my earlier posts about the serious flaws in the PACE trial, in which a group of British psychiatrists purported to show the ME/CFS was best treated through Cognitive Behavior Therapy and exercise (thus implying that…
  • Aug 29

    Restrictive Covenant Trivia

    Restrictive Covenant Trivia
    Today is the first day of classes for me, so I thought that I'd start the new year off right with a trivia question. This is going to be difficult, I suspect -- unless you were reading this blog very...
  • Aug 25

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality
    From colleagues at the University of Baltimore: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks…
Rank this Week: 78

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Aug 17

    17 Seconds #27

    17 Seconds #27
    Year of Disruption is coming. On Tuesday 2016-09-06 (which is in exactly 17 days, plus or minus 3 days), GiantPeople (http://www.giantpeople.com), the publisher of 17 Seconds (http://www.erikjheels.com/category/law/17-seconds), is launching…
  • Jul 17

    17 Seconds #26

    17 Seconds #26
    What should I do if I get a trademark cease and desist letter? You should probably cease and desist. Chances are you didn’t search your trademark before using it. Or, in order to “save” money, you didn’t register your…
  • Jun 30

    LawLawLaw #40

    LawLawLaw #40
    Technology, Law, Baseball, Rock ‘n’ Roll. About LawLawLaw My name is Erik Heels, and this is my LawLawLawTM newsletter. Since 2001, LawLawLaw has documented trends in technology, law (mostly patents and trademarks), baseball…
Rank this Week: 77

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: 76

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/
  • Aug 28

    Judge Gayles' new clerk was just married and it's in the NYT

    Judge Gayles' new clerk was just married and it's in the NYT
    Here.  Shahrzad Daneshvar, the daughter of Afsaneh Pournaderi Daneshvar and Farhang Daneshvar of Fair Oaks, Calif., was married Aug. 25 to Travis Viola, a son of Teresa Viola and Vincent Viola of New York. Judge Ann Claire Williams of…
  • Aug 26

    Jay Hogan obit in the Herald

    Jay Hogan obit in the Herald
    Jay Weaver starts with a story I just love hearing about every time it's told:Everyone seems to have a story about courtroom legend James Jay Hogan, who died this week at age 82, but no one will ever forget this surreal moment: In the…
  • Aug 25

    Judge Cooke rules for Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN

    Judge Cooke rules for Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN
    The NYP covers the story here:A Florida judge has green-lighted Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN and its reporter Adam Schefter for posting his private medical records online to…
Rank this Week: 81

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 25

    National Park Service 100th Anniversary

    National Park Service 100th Anniversary
    On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Organic Act which Congress passed to create in the Department of the Interior the National Park Service. The aim of the law was “to conserve the scenery and the…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome to the Library!

    Welcome to the Library!
    The BLS Library staff welcomes new and returning students to school for the 2016-2017 academic year.  We are here to help in whatever way we can with your print and electronic use of the Library. You may borrow reserve and circulating…
  • Aug 19

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?
    Since passage in 1998 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Pub. L. 105-304, media companies like Sony, Disney, Comcast and others have issued DMCA take down notices to remove online content from sites hosted by service providers,…
Rank this Week: 79

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Late Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Jury Verdict of $1.58 Million

    Late Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Jury Verdict of $1.58 Million
    John Pluard, 51, fell from an attic and landed on a concrete surface 14 feet below, fracturing his leg and left elbow. Pluard was admitted to Harborview Medical Center where he underwent leg surgery to repair his fractured leg, but not to his…
  • Aug 24

    Cook County Jury Finds for Oncologist Where Chemotherapy Drug was Blamed for Heart Failure

    Cook County Jury Finds for Oncologist Where Chemotherapy Drug was Blamed for Heart Failure
    A Cook County jury signed a verdict after answering a special interrogatory in this medical malpractice case related to the prescription of a drug Adriamycin, which is given to cancer patients for chemotherapy and is known to cause heart…
  • Aug 23

    Failure to Timely Detect Compartment Syndrome Results in $2.1 Million Settlement

    Failure to Timely Detect Compartment Syndrome Results in $2.1 Million Settlement
    Deshawn Gray, 25, suffered a left tibial fracture in a motorcycle accident. He was transferred to St. Joseph Hospital where he was admitted by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacqueline Mlsna. Dr. Mlsna ordered a femoral nerve block with a…
Rank this Week: 80

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
  • Aug 29

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret
    I’m strangely fascinated by the recent “revelation” about Colonel Sanders’ secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken. His nephew showed a journalist a handwritten list that was left behind by Sanders’ second wife…
  • Aug 27

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network
    Call for Papers – Friday September 16th Deadline The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network Seeks submissions for the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting Mexico City, Mexico, at the Sheraton Maria Isabel, June 20…
  • Aug 25

    The Mind on Trial

    The Mind on Trial
    Susanna Blumenthal’s impressive Law and the Modern Mind:  Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture, offers an important reconceptualization of the legal history of responsibility as it played out in nineteenth…
Rank this Week: 82

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 29

    Keep Pests Out When Serving Breakfast in the Classroom

    Keep Pests Out When Serving Breakfast in the Classroom
    By Marcia Anderson Breakfast in the Classroom is a popular meal program in schools nationwide, and is widely adopted in many NYC and surrounding schools. Once in the classroom, however, food becomes a source for potential pest problems. Even…
  • Aug 26

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Heading back to school? Get a little science refresher by checking out some of our research! Here’s the latest at EPA. We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Shore Sengekontacket Pond—the same pond where Jaws was…
  • Aug 25

    Nebraska Teacher Wins Presidential Award; Students Examine Cosmic Rays in Soil

    Nebraska Teacher Wins Presidential Award; Students Examine Cosmic Rays in Soil
    Introduction by Kathleen L. Fenton Science Teacher Shawn Graham, Omaha Public Schools’ Accelere Program, is one of 10 educators across the U.S. to win the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators for 2015-2016.…
Rank this Week: 83

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/
  • Aug 29

    Size of police forces have less to do with crime reduction than policing strategie

    Size of police forces have less to do with crime reduction than policing strategie
    Every municipal budget cycle, police administrators approach local budget writers asking for more officers to combat crime. But hiring more cops is expensive and local officials seldom have a way to judge whether doing so will increase public…
  • Aug 29

    Houston PD, union want control over CSU at officer-involved shooting site

    Houston PD, union want control over CSU at officer-involved shooting site
    The Houston police union and the acting chief want the department to regain control of crime scene technicians who investigate police shootings, reported Lise Olsen at the Houston Chronicle, after that authority was transferred to the city's…
  • Aug 29

    'Body Camera Obscura': Videos of police violence and matters of perspective

    'Body Camera Obscura': Videos of police violence and matters of perspective
    Image from fatal police shooting in Palestine, TX, 2015.Those thinking through the implications of police body-camera policies and procedures may find useful this academic article I read over the weekend from Georgia State law prof Caren…
Rank this Week: 85

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 84

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 29

    Negado seguimento a ADPF que questiona decisão do TSE sobre direito de antena

    Negado seguimento a ADPF que questiona decisão do TSE sobre direito de antena
    O ministro Marco Aurélio, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou seguimento (julgou inviável) à Arguição de Descumprimento de Preceito Fundamental (ADPF) 416, ajuizada pelo Partido da Mulher Brasileira…
  • Aug 29

    Mantida acumulação de aposentadorias anteriores à EC 20/98

    Mantida acumulação de aposentadorias anteriores à EC 20/98
    O ministro Gilmar Mendes, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), declarou a ilegalidade de ato do Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU) que cancelou a aposentadoria de um servidor no cargo de motorista da Agência Brasileira de…
  • Aug 29

    Suspensa decisão contrária a lei que impede promoção de militares na Paraíba

    Suspensa decisão contrária a lei que impede promoção de militares na Paraíba
    Ao deferir a Suspensão de Liminar (SL) 1018, o presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, suspendeu decisão do Tribunal de Justiça do Estado da Paraíba (TJ-PB) que determinou a…
Rank this Week: 87

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 86

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 29

    Featured Broker: David Capin (Raymond James)

    Featured Broker: David Capin (Raymond James)
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Raymond James broker/adviser David Capin has been the subject of customer complaints. The…
  • Aug 29

    Nigel James Has Settled Complaint

    Nigel James Has Settled Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that New York-based Joseph Stone Capital broker Nigel James has been the subject of customer complaints. The securities and…
  • Aug 29

    Evan Fishman (UBS) Has Regulatory Sanction

    Evan Fishman (UBS) Has Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Georgia-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Evan Fishman has received customer complaints. The securities and…
Rank this Week: 88

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 89

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

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

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 90