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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 46

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 27

    EPIC Files Lawsuit for Details About Government “Pre-crime” Program

    EPIC Files Lawsuit for Details About Government “Pre-crime” Program
    “EPIC has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit about “Future Attribute Screening Technology”, a “Minority Report” program that purports to identify individuals who will commit crimes in the future. EPIC…
  • Feb 27

    Annual Survey of Manufactures: 2013

    Annual Survey of Manufactures: 2013
    Via the Census – “National-level data for manufacturing industry groups and industries at the three-, four-, five- and six-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) levels. Provides statistics on employment,…
  • Feb 27

    GAO Reports – Central America, Disaster Relief, Elections, Food Safety, Indian Affairs, Rural Water, Transportation Safety

    GAO Reports – Central America, Disaster Relief, Elections, Food Safety, Indian Affairs, Rural Water, Transportation Safety
    Central America: Information on Migration of Unaccompanied Children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, GAO-15-362: Published: Feb 27, 2015. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 2015. Disaster Relief: Agencies Need to Improve Policies and…
Rank this Week: 47

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/
  • Feb 27

    Police Seek Information In Victorville Hit-and-Run Accident

    Police Seek Information In Victorville Hit-and-Run Accident
    Officials announced this week that they are seeking two vehicles, a small black Infiniti SUV and a red, white and blue motorcycle, as "vehicles of interest" in connection with the hit-and-run death of 39-year-old Mandy Joy Sky. According to…
  • Feb 24

    Orange County Woman Killed In Diamond Bar Car Accident

    Orange County Woman Killed In Diamond Bar Car Accident
    Juana Gutierrez-Gomez, 50, of Fullerton sustained fatal injuries in a car accident in Diamond Bar the afternoon of February 16, 2015. According to a City News Service report, the crash occurred on the northbound 57 Freeway just north of…
  • Feb 23

    Huntington Beach DUI Collision Proves Fatal

    Huntington Beach DUI Collision Proves Fatal
    Ronald Larson, 72, was fatally injured in a Huntington Beach car accident, which officials say was caused by a suspected drunk driver who fled the scene. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, police found Larson in the…
Rank this Week: 48

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 27

    Family Justice 3.2: Empowering Families to Address the Sequelae of Separation

    Family Justice 3.2: Empowering Families to Address the Sequelae of Separation
    In this note, I propose a model of family justice that’s less of a model of family justice than it is a model of family-centred social services, and places primary responsibility for post-separation decision-making on the family itself.…
  • Feb 27

    The Friday Fillip: Through a Window Slowly

    The Friday Fillip: Through a Window Slowly
    Duncan probably had it right: “There’s no art to find the mind’s construction in the face.” It’s where we live — or where we are seen to live — and that’s the point of it, I suppose:…
  • Feb 27

    Purpose of a Law School?

    Purpose of a Law School?
    A profession is a vocation founded on specialized educational training, the purpose of which is to supply objective counsel and service to others (1). Today in North America a person can become a legal professional by graduating from an…
Rank this Week: 49

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
  • Feb 27

    We Must Honor the Legacy of Selma Foot Soldiers by Repairing What They Fought For

    We Must Honor the Legacy of Selma Foot Soldiers by Repairing What They Fought For
    In an important moment of bipartisanship, Congress unanimously passed a bill this month that honors the thousands of people who marched for voting rights 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama, with the Congressional Gold Medal, Congress’…
  • Feb 27

    ‘Perfect Surveillance,’ Says Edward Snowden, Could Have Snuffed Out the LGBT Movement. He’s Right.

    ‘Perfect Surveillance,’ Says Edward Snowden, Could Have Snuffed Out the LGBT Movement. He’s Right.
    Edward Snowden recently pointed out how the victories of the LGBT movement in this country might never have happened if the government had the ability to conduct “perfect surveillance.” For decades, LGBT people had to fight…
  • Feb 27

    From Edie to Jim – Love at the Supreme Court

    From Edie to Jim – Love at the Supreme Court
    “You did it, honey.” That is what Edie Windsor imagined her late spouse, Thea Spyer, would have said after their love story brought down the core of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in United States v. Windsor. Edie and Thea…
Rank this Week: 50

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 17

    California is rife with laws used to harass homeless people

    California is rife with laws used to harass homeless people
    Jeffrey Selbin and Paul Boden write for Los Angeles Times, February 15, 2015 After homelessness began skyrocketing in the 1980s, cities responded with laws that criminalize basic life activities conducted in public like standing, sitting,…
  • Feb 17

    A 12-year-old rape victim was detained and allowed to die on the way to a Liberian hospital. Here’s why.

    A 12-year-old rape victim was detained and allowed to die on the way to a Liberian hospital. Here’s why.
    Kim Thuy Seelinger writes for The Washington Post, February 16, 2015 The family was stopped at a police checkpoint because it was after curfew. They were detained for several hours. The child died there, roadside, in a red pickup truck.
  • Feb 17

    Judge’s ruling allows Berkeley Patients Group to continue operation

    Judge’s ruling allows Berkeley Patients Group to continue operation
    Robert Berring interviewed by The Daily Californian, February 10, 2015 “Attorney General (Eric) Holder has stated that so long as medical marijuana dispensaries do not violate state laws they will let them alone,” Berring said in…
Rank this Week: 51

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
  • Feb 28

    Last Pre-Argument Thoughts on King v. Burwell

    Last Pre-Argument Thoughts on King v. Burwell
    I’ll have more to say after we see the transcript on Wednesday (evidently we will not get same-day audio of the argument), but beforehand I thought I’d offer some final pre-game observations. 1.  We’ll see if any of the…
  • Feb 27

    New Podcast: The Week in Health Law (TWIHL)

    New Podcast: The Week in Health Law (TWIHL)
    Nicolas Terry and I are starting a health law podcast, The Week in Health Law, and the first two episodes are posted here. We were honored to have Nicole Huberfeld on as our first guest. Check it out on iTunes, Stitcher, or your favorite…
  • Feb 26

    Net Neutrality

    Net Neutrality
    Today the FCC voted to classify the Internet as a public utility and enforce net neutrality.  Kudos to Tim Wu (disclosure–I’ve known Tim for a long time).  Rarely has an academic had such a significant impact on public…
Rank this Week: 53

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie
    A head-on car accident in Chino Hills left two motorists severely injured. According to a news report in in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 26, 2015 at Carbon Canyon Road and Canyon Hills near…
  • Feb 23

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site
    A man was injured in a construction site accident after he fell off a ladder the afternoon of February 16, 2015. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred at a parking structure under construction near…
  • Feb 18

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway
    Cynthia Brock, 53, of Costa Mesa was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say, was caused by a dropped mattress on the 55 Freeway. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 52

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 27

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay
    A newspaper in the Bahamas is reporting that a passenger from a Disney cruise ship drowned while visiting Disney's private island Castaway Cay. According to reports by the Tribune, on Thursday afternoon, a 38–year-old man from New York…
  • Feb 26

    Costa Fortuna Broke Down in Tortola

    Costa Fortuna Broke Down in Tortola
    A newspaper in the Caribbean reports that  Carnival's Costa Fortuna cruise ship with over four thousand passengers and crew members was stuck the Road Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands after it arrived on…
  • Feb 26

    Costa Fortuna Broken Down in Tortola

    Costa Fortuna Broken Down in Tortola
    A newspaper in the Caribbean reports that  Carnival's Costa Fortuna cruise ship with over four thousand passengers and crew members is stuck the Road Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands since it arrived…
Rank this Week: 54

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

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

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

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
  • Feb 28

    Considerations on the Use of Electronic Board Portal

    Considerations on the Use of Electronic Board Portal
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and is based on a Sullivan & Cromwell publication. Board portals and other mechanisms for the electronic dissemination of information to directors of public…
  • Feb 27

    The Difficulties of Reconciling Citizens United with Corporate Law History

    The Difficulties of Reconciling Citizens United with Corporate Law History
    Editor's Note: The following post is based on a recent article earlier issued as a working paper of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance, by Leo Strine, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court and a Senior Fellow of the…
  • Feb 26

    2015 Benchmark US Proxy Voting Policies FAQ

    2015 Benchmark US Proxy Voting Policies FAQ
    Editor's Note: Carol Bowie is Head of Americas Research at Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS). The following post relates to ISS’ 2015 Benchmark Proxy Voting Policies. ISS is providing answers to frequently asked questions…
Rank this Week: 56

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Feb 27

    Cheniere Subsidiary Sabine Pass Liquefaction to Offer $2 Billion in Senior Secured Notes due 2025

    Cheniere Subsidiary Sabine Pass Liquefaction to Offer $2 Billion in Senior Secured Notes due 2025
    Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (SPL), will offer $2 billion of Senior Secured Notes, priced at par, with an interest rate of 5.625% per annum to mature on March…
  • Feb 27

    Delfin LNG Signs MOU with Lithuanian Energy Company and Joint Development Agreement with Höegh LNG

    Delfin LNG Signs MOU with Lithuanian Energy Company and Joint Development Agreement with Höegh LNG
    Delfin LNG LLC (Delfin) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with natural gas supply and trading company LITGAS, which is part of the Lithuanian state-controlled Lietuvos Energija energy company group. …
  • Feb 26

    Bear Head LNG Files for DOE LNG Export Authority

    Bear Head LNG Files for DOE LNG Export Authority
    Bear Head LNG has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (1) to export 440 Bcf/year of natural gas from the United States to Canada via Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, and (2) to export 8 million tonnes/year…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 58

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: 59

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ..............JUDGE MARY BARZEE FLORES HAS BEEN NOMINATED TO THE FEDERAL BENCHNumerous news agencies are reporting that President Barack Obama has nominated Barzee Flores to an open seat in the Southern…
  • Feb 25

    F'ING SORRY

    F'ING SORRY
    When we last left the Honorable Jacqueline Schwartz (Motto" Last names matter")  she had told the supporter of her opponent "F*&K YOU" literally and after winning he election, "F%#K YOU" figuratively to Miami's Latin Community.…
  • Feb 23

    ASTOUNDING COURT NEWS

    ASTOUNDING COURT NEWS
    There was a Florida Supreme Court workshop on Courts today in Miami. Judge Soto was there. So were a host of other judges. The public participated, mostly asking questions about how and why they got screwed in their particular case, which of…
Rank this Week: 60

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/
  • Feb 28

    DPS border 'surge' failed to reduce drug supplies, which increased

    DPS border 'surge' failed to reduce drug supplies, which increased
    Let's bottom line the effectiveness of Texas' border security measures. DPS and the National Guard aren't immigration enforcers and they score no "apprehensions" following the overwhelming number of documented "detections" of illegal border…
  • Feb 27

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suggested hiring and sending 500 additional state troopers to the border. But, Col. Steve McCraw of the Department of Public Safety told the House Committee on Emerging Law Enforcement Issues yesterday that it would…
  • Feb 27

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition
    The Austin American Statesman reported (Feb. 26) that the Texas Department of Public Safety inflated prices of seized drugs ten-fold just before issuing a pivotal report on its border "surge" to legislators. Reported  Kiah Collier and…
Rank this Week: 62

CAAFlog

CAAFlog

Covers military justice appellate practice.

http://caaflog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 27

    You can’t prosecute a machine

    You can’t prosecute a machine
    o it’s not a military justice story… yet. Over at Opinio Juris they’re talking about the brand new DoD Directive 3000.09 dated November 21, 2012: Autonomy in Weapon Systems. 4. POLICY. It is DoD policy that:
  • Nov 27

    CAAF issues order to AFCCA in Carter

    CAAF issues order to AFCCA in Carter
    CAAF today issued this order to AFCCA arising from the second petition for extraordinary relief in Carter v.
  • Nov 27

    Top Ten Military Justice Stories Time Again

    Top Ten Military Justice Stories Time Again
    Going to try something novel this year.  I am taking noinations for the Top Ten Military Justice Stories of 2012.  Leave comments on this post or on our Facebook page, here, with your nominations.  Much like all those reality shows, the…
Rank this Week: 61

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
Rank this Week: 63

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: 64

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 28

    I knew Dean Smith was pure evil ... and I was right

    I knew Dean Smith was pure evil ... and I was right
    When I was in school at the University of Virginia, Dean Smith's University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team routinely thrashed my beloved Cavaliers. At the time, I blamed Smith's reliance... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Feb 27

    Alison Frankel on our brief in the US v. Newman insider trading case

    Alison Frankel on our brief in the US v. Newman insider trading case
    Frankel: I was intrigued by another amicus brief filed on the defendants’ behalf. Not the brief by onetime SEC defendant and billionaire sports team owner Mark Cuban, but the one by three professors... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Feb 26

    My law librarian responds in defense of the book

    My law librarian responds in defense of the book
    UCLA Law Librarian Kevin Gerson sent along some thoughts in response to my post the other day on law libraries: Here are a few thoughts on print resources in law libraries: The operating budget of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 65

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: 66

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Feb 27

    Sweeny on Adultery and Fornication Prohibition

    Sweeny on Adultery and Fornication Prohibition
    JoAnne Sweeny (University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law) has posted Undead Statutes: The Rise, Fall, and Continuing Uses of Adultery and Fornication Criminal Laws (46 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, 127 (2014)) on SSRN.…
  • Feb 27

    Moore on Choosing Counsel

    Moore on Choosing Counsel
    Janet Moore (University of Cincinnati College of Law) has posted Democracy Enhancement and the Sixth Amendment Right to Choose on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A democracy deficit undermines the legitimacy of criminal justice systems. People…
  • Feb 27

    Wilt on Accountability in Federal Corporate Criminal Prosecution

    Wilt on Accountability in Federal Corporate Criminal Prosecution
    Michael Patrick Wilt (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Who Watches the Watchmen? Accountability in Federal Corporate Criminal Prosecutions (American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 68

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
  • Feb 20

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: February 21-22, 2015

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: February 21-22, 2015
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin is scheduled to be held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event is organized by the Internet Bar Organization. The Twitter account for the event is @TechForJustice One Twitter hashtag for the…
Rank this Week: 70

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: 69

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 67

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 27

    Mental Health on Campus–Los Angeles, CA

    Mental Health on Campus–Los Angeles, CA
    USC Gould School of Law and the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics present Mental Health on Campus From Admission to Graduation: Keys to Success for University, Community College,...
  • Feb 27

    ABA Professionalism Award

    ABA Professionalism Award
    The ABA invites nominations for the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards. The awards recognize  legal professionalism programming; each award carries a $3,500 cash prize.  See nomination form and instructions and…
  • Feb 27

    IP and the University–Pittsburgh, PA

    IP and the University–Pittsburgh, PA
    Duquesne University School of Law hosts a roundtable on Intellectual Property and the University on April 19 & 20, 2015. The roundtable brings together leading scholars of intellectual property from...
Rank this Week: 71

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jul 4

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?
    I practice in the Washington, DC area. Lots of my clients work for federal agencies and contractors who require security clearances as a condition of their employment. The first question they ask when them come to see me is whether a…
  • Jun 18

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case
    The U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, ruled that in a chapter 13 case filed within four years of a previous chapter 7 case (a so-called “chapter 20″), the chapter 13 plan could strip a completely unsecured junior…
  • Jun 8

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”
    Good bankruptcy attorneys spend a lot of time talking with their clients. They give them an awful lot of information. Sometimes clients forget. One of the things clients sometimes forget is the requirement in the Bankruptcy Code…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • Feb 24

    Evaluating Opposing Parties’ eDiscovery & Scanned Document Production

    Evaluating Opposing Parties’ eDiscovery & Scanned Document Production
    By John MartinMuch has been written about how to use advanced tools to select and produce electronic discovery. However, for every producing party there is a requesting party that has to review and analyze the produced documents. While…
  • Feb 22

    Ennui: Have We Grown Weary of e-Discovery?

    Ennui: Have We Grown Weary of e-Discovery?
    By Craig BallI love the word “ennui.” It’s from the French for vexing and describes a feeling of languor, lassitude and listlessness. It speaks of an agitation and weariness born of having seen it all before. I picture…
  • Feb 22

    Big Data Land Mines for Insurers To Avoid In 2015

    Big Data Land Mines for Insurers To Avoid In 2015
    By Kevin PetrieBefore data was big, Google was a verb, or Gordon Moore wrote his law, insurers were using math and statistics to predict the future. As early as the 2 nd millennia BC, Babylonian sea merchants paid lenders extra for a promise…
Rank this Week: 73

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 28

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Killed Over Evidence Linking Russia To Ukraine Conflict

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Killed Over Evidence Linking Russia To Ukraine Conflict
    "He said he would reveal persuasive evidence of the involvement of Russian armed forces in Ukraine. Someone was very afraid of this ... They killed him," Poroshenko said in televised comments during a visit to the city of Vinnytsia. via...
  • Feb 28

    The XX Committee | Russia

    The XX Committee | Russia
    Besides, Russia’s return to atavism is more disturbing to Westerners than any ISIS madness. At a deep, if unstated level, Muslims acting like barbarians has been part of our script for so long that it fails to stir our fears...
  • Feb 28

    Hope dies last

    Hope dies last
    As the situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate, with the Russian military and its “rebel” minions never having honored the Minsk-brokered “ceasefire” for even an hour, something like low-grade panic is setting in…
Rank this Week: 76

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 77

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)
    It's not that I don't feel bad for the defendant in this case.  I do.  It turns out that it was the last holder in a game of hot potato.But a deal's a deal.  Even if it's a bad one.  So it loses the property.Shortened to…
  • Feb 26

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)
    Can you guess what this appeal is about?  Can you guess the result?  Here are the first three sentences of the opinion:"A jury convicted defendant Jerrold Elwin Johnson of the first degree murder of Ellen Salling with the special…
  • Feb 24

    People v. Soria (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2015)

    People v. Soria (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2015)
    Nothing good ever comes out of the following fact pattern:"On Saturday, November 28, 2009, around 8:00 or 9:00 p.m., the 44-year-old defendant was home, drinking beer, and playing video games, when his son Theo brought home three friends and…
Rank this Week: 78

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: 75

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 74

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Feb 25

    Irish Journal of European Law: Call for Paper

    Irish Journal of European Law: Call for Paper
    The Irish Society for European Law recently re-launched the Irish Journal of European Law as an e-journal. The Journal, which has been published since 1992, is a leading international journal on European law edited by Irish scholars and…
  • Feb 23

    Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

    Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender
    The Transitional Justice Institute (Ulster University) and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (Ulster University) invite proposals for a one-day postgraduate symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender to be held…
  • Feb 20

    Political Policing of Protests?

    Political Policing of Protests?
    As of this week there have been 23 arrests since the protests in Jobstown over Irish water in mid-November (as well as the jailing of 5 individuals for contempt of court in related disputes).  Of concern seems to be the method of…
Rank this Week: 79

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 80

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 81

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    The next celebrity zoo animal? Polar bear Knut's little half-brother is looking for a name...

    The next celebrity zoo animal? Polar bear Knut's little half-brother is looking for a name...
    This Kat is spending part of her coveted lunch time to write on one of her dearest topics (see earlier IPKat posts here): the late polar bear Knut - arguably the "first celebrity zoo animal" - and centre of numerous alluring trade…
  • Feb 27

    Groundless threats to sue for IP infringement: the end of an era?

    Groundless threats to sue for IP infringement: the end of an era?
    According to a UK government media release yesterday,How cats respond to threats(per Charles Darwin, here) The UK Government will improve protection to make sure businesses are not exposed to unnecessary and baseless accusations ... in…
  • Feb 27

    Are smartphone patent wars in China on the horizon?

    Are smartphone patent wars in China on the horizon?
    For those Kat readers who look favourably at the smartphone wars of the last few years, you may be heartened to know that similar patent wars may erupt as well in the Chinese mobile industry, and more quickly that you would think, if one is…
Rank this Week: 82

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Feb 26

    Eric Eddington Injured on U.S. 127 after Garbage Truck Accident in Hatton, MI

    Eric Eddington Injured on U.S. 127 after Garbage Truck Accident in Hatton, MI
    Hatton, MI — There was an accident reported along U.S. 127 in rural Clare County this past Tuesday morning that left a St. Helen man injured. Police said that Eric Eddington was injured when his SUV crashed into the back of a garbage…
  • Feb 26

    William Watson Injured by Semi-Truck Accident on U.S. 2 in Garden, MI

    William Watson Injured by Semi-Truck Accident on U.S. 2 in Garden, MI
    Garden, MI — On Tuesday morning, a semi-truck driver from Hawks had to be taken to a hospital after his big rig rear-ended another semi-truck in the Garden area. Police said that this was on Route 2, along Big Bay De Noc, and identified…
  • Feb 26

    Two Injured by School Bus Accident in Cincinnati, OH on State Ave

    Two Injured by School Bus Accident in Cincinnati, OH on State Ave
    Cincinnati, OH — An accident involving a school bus and a parked car in Cincinnati this past Tuesday left two adults injured. Police said that the victims were aboard the bus and were the driver and bus monitor. The accident happened at…
Rank this Week: 83

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    Low Vision Awareness Month

    Low Vision Awareness Month
    Here’s eye-opening news: Currently, 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. Of these, 3 million have low vision. By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is…
  • Feb 27

    Surgical Error

    Surgical Error
    The Wall Street Journal had an interesting article about surgical errors in hospitals.  Surgery can be risky by its very nature, and the possibility of error or negligence makes it even more so. According to an analysis last year in the…
  • Feb 26

    Illinois Legislation to Allow Video Surveillance

    Illinois Legislation to Allow Video Surveillance
    ABC Chicago reported that Illinois may become the next state to allow video security of nursing home residents.  The ABC7 I-Team reported last spring that cameras are legal in four states.  Ten months after an ABC7 I-Team…
Rank this Week: 88

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 27

    PTO Day

    PTO Day
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be co-sponsoring the 25th Annual Conference on USPTO Law and Practice (PTO Day) on March 10, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The PTO Day program includes…
  • Feb 27

    IPO Webinar on Hatch-Waxman and Biologic Strategies at the PTAB

    IPO Webinar on Hatch-Waxman and Biologic Strategies at the PTAB
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Hatch-Waxman and Biologic Strategies at the PTAB" on March 3, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm (ET). Cynthia Hardman of Goodwin Procter, LLP; Gerald Flattmann…
  • Feb 27

    AIPLA Webinar on Securing Allowance Using Evidence

    AIPLA Webinar on Securing Allowance Using Evidence
    The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) will be offering a webinar entitled "Best Practices to Secure Allowance of Patent Application Claims Using Evidence" on March 3, 2015 from 12:30 - 2:00 pm (ET). Courtenay Brinckerhoff…
Rank this Week: 87

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 27

    Comunicado

    Comunicado
    A Secretaria Judiciária do Supremo Tribunal Federal informa que, excepcionalmente, em razão de atualização dos sistemas de informática da Corte, o plantão judiciário (Resolução…
  • Feb 27

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 27/2 20h – Grandes Julgamentos do STF O programa apresenta o julgamento do Recurso Extraordinário (RE) 592377, apresentado pelo Banco Fiat, sobre a constitucionalidade da Medida Provisória 1963/2010…
  • Feb 27

    Cassada decisão que julgou inconstitucional taxa de limpeza pública de Natal

    Cassada decisão que julgou inconstitucional taxa de limpeza pública de Natal
    O ministro Luiz Fux, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), cassou decisão do Tribunal de Justiça do Rio Grande do Norte (TJ-RN) que julgou inconstitucional a Taxa de Limpeza Pública (TLP) instituída pelo…
Rank this Week: 85

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Feb 26

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive
    The Los Angeles Times: For contraception, U.S. women increasingly turn to IUDs and implants, by Karen Kaplan: IUDs and implants are safe, reliable, long-acting and reversible forms of birth control. Now there’s a new attribute to add to…
  • Feb 26

    House Republicans Attach Anti-Choice Provision to Education Bill

    House Republicans Attach Anti-Choice Provision to Education Bill
    The Huffington Post: House Republicans Slip Anti-Abortion Language Into Education Bill, by Laura Bassett: House Republicans attached language to a major education bill Wednesday night that would financially penalize school districts that…
  • Feb 26

    Review of Mo Yan's "Frog" -- A Novel About China's One-Child Policy

    Review of Mo Yan's "Frog" -- A Novel About China's One-Child Policy
    The New York Times: Review: In Mo Yan’s ‘Frog,’ a Chinese Abortionist Embodies State Power, by Janet Maslin: When the Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2012 and was warmly lauded by the Communist government,...
Rank this Week: 86

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 26

    The Forgotten Victim Of Domestic Violence

    The Forgotten Victim Of Domestic Violence
    The issue of domestic violence is currently front and center in the national media. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more hot-button topic in popular culture. Efforts to draw attention to and stop domestic violence should be applauded.…
  • Feb 25

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Child Support In Indiana

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Child Support In Indiana
    The flaws of the modern child-support system have been covered extensively on DadsDivorce.com. Now, many of those shortcomings have come to light in Indiana thanks to a series produced by WRTV-Indianapolis investigative reporter Kara…
  • Feb 24

    The No-Fault/Fault-Based Divorce Debate

    The No-Fault/Fault-Based Divorce Debate
    South Dakota lawmakers are currently reviewing House Bill 1221, which would implement unilateral no-fault divorce in the state. If passed, Mississippi would be the only remaining state in the country without unilateral no-fault divorces.…
Rank this Week: 84

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 90

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    An account of the hearing in Teesta Setalvad case in the Supreme Court

    An account of the hearing in Teesta Setalvad case in the Supreme Court
    At the conclusion of  the last hearing on February 13, Justice Mukhopadhaya was heard saying 'We will provide justice to both, but relief to one'.  This would have made some wonder whether the denial of anticipatory bail to Teesta…
  • Feb 18

    Teesta Setalvad's appeal in Supreme Court

    Teesta Setalvad's appeal in Supreme Court
    Teesta Setalvad's appeal against the rejection of her application for anticipatory bail by the Gujarat High Court is coming up before a Bench of the Supreme Court, other than the one which heard the case on 13th.   On 13th, the Bench…
  • Feb 15

    Sonu Sardar v State of Chattisgarh

    Sonu Sardar v State of Chattisgarh
    The review petition filed by the death row convict, Sonu Sardar against his death sentence in the Supreme Court was dismissed on February 10 after a day-long hearing.  The brief order uploaded now at the Supreme Court's site (R.P.(Crl)…
Rank this Week: 89