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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: 45

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 26

    Further Thoughts on Halbig and Originalism

    Further Thoughts on Halbig and Originalism
    Since my post on Halbig and originalism drew several great comments (including a response by Larry Solum here), I thought would add some clarifying thoughts. My point is that recovering the original public meaning of a legal text is…
  • Aug 25

    Residence Requirement of the Federal Circuit

    Residence Requirement of the Federal Circuit
    One of the most curious provisions in federal law is 28 U.S.C. Sec. 44(c), which states the following: “While in active service, each circuit judge of the Federal judicial circuit . . . and the chief judge of the Federal judicial…
  • Aug 24

    Halbig and Originalism

    Halbig and Originalism
    One criticism of originalism in constitutional law is that we cannot always determine with reasonable certainty what the Framers of the 1787 Constitution, the Bill of Rights, or the Fourteenth Amendment intended or what the public understood…
Rank this Week: 47

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Aug 25

    ERA: Annual Conference on European Family Law 2014

    ERA: Annual Conference on European Family Law 2014
    On 25 and 26 September 2014 the Academy of European Law (ERA) will host its Annual Conference on European Family. The conference will be dedicated to recent case law and recent developments in cross-border family matters. Particular…
  • Aug 21

    Conference on “Artificial Reproduction and European Family Law”

    Conference on “Artificial Reproduction and European Family Law”
    From October 2 to 4, 2014 the 12th biannual Symposium on European Family Law will take place at the University of Regensburg (Germany). Hosted by Anatol Dutta, Dieter Schwab, Peter Gottwald, Dieter Henrich and Martin Löhnig the symposium…
  • Aug 20

    Recent PIL Scholarship

    Recent PIL Scholarship
    See here for a list of abstracts on SSRN of recent PIL scholarship.  Please consider subscribing to and posting PIL scholarship with this eJournal, as it will help create a central location for PIL scholarship.
Rank this Week: 48

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 26

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Handy Checklist Will Help Prevent Unauthorized Access to Your…
  • Aug 26

    Law Firm Advertising

    Law Firm Advertising
    I still love advertising. Even with its diminishing popularity, particularly in print form, creating beautiful ads that pack punch for clients makes me happy. We’ve had clients frame our ads, float them around the firm, send home…
  • Aug 26

    T.V. Show Prompts Plaintiff to Try to Re-Open Case

    T.V. Show Prompts Plaintiff to Try to Re-Open Case
    According to Mr. Mehedi he was scammed. He paid $3,742 to a company to provide career development services and assist him in finding a job. Prior to paying the fees, Mr. Mehedi asserts that he was promised that the company would find him a…
Rank this Week: 49

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 50

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 26

    The Problem With Prisons? They’re Full of Prisoner

    The Problem With Prisons? They’re Full of Prisoner
    One thing New York City has in abundance is shameless union leaders who know what their members demand of them, and do it. Pat Lynch, PBA president, is a master. But corrections union prez, Norman Seabrook, is no piker either. From…
  • Aug 26

    Victims, The New Untouchable

    Victims, The New Untouchable
    When Mark Bennett wrote Victimocracy is for Sociopaths, its broader message seemed abundantly clear: The hallmark of a sociopath, says [Martha] Stout [in her 2006 book, The Sociopath Next Door], is feigned victimhood. “The most reliable…
  • Aug 26

    Mimesis and Me, Crazy Together?

    Mimesis and Me, Crazy Together?
    Back when Bloomberg Law kind of existed, former ABA Journal editor Ed Adams came to me with an idea.  Why not try to do a short segment, a one-man narrative of sorts, with a rant on one of the subjects here. It was an interesting idea,…
Rank this Week: 51

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 26

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge
    Alyson Palmer has this great article about her research into the complaints about judges filed with the 11th Circuit.  The very public suspension of Judge Fuller because of his arrest for domestic violence led her to investigate.…
  • Aug 26

    SHOCKER!

    SHOCKER!
    This story about a judge shocking a defendant can't be true, can it?  From the Baltimore Post Examiner:Maryland Circuit Court Judge Robert C. Nalley — who in 2009 deflated the tire of a Toyota parked outside the Charles…
  • Aug 25

    Acquitted conduct issue may be before the Supreme Court again

    Acquitted conduct issue may be before the Supreme Court again
    One issue that non-lawyers (as well as non-criminal lawyers) completely do not believe is that you can be sentenced based on conduct for which you have been acquitted.  That's been the law since 1997 in a case called Watts, which held…
Rank this Week: 52

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Aug 12

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Asset

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Asset
    Tracy Coenen, author of “Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets,” shares her insight on uncovering financial details to ensure that divorce settlements are fair and…
  • Aug 5

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse
    Expert witnesses frequently run into Daubert challenges, through which opposing counsel is trying to prevent the witness from providing expert testimony at trial. Tracy Coenen talks about how she handles Daubert challenges in her litigation…
  • Jul 30

    White Collar Fraud: How to Screw Investor

    White Collar Fraud: How to Screw Investor
    Sam Antar, former CFO of massive fraud Crazy Eddie, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal.
Rank this Week: 53

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 26

    Open Intellectual Property Casebook

    Open Intellectual Property Casebook
    “Duke’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain is announcing the publication of Intellectual Property: Law & the Information Society—Cases and Materials by James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins. This book, the…
  • Aug 26

    Drones at Home: Domestic Drone Legislation – A Survey, Analysis and Framework

    Drones at Home: Domestic Drone Legislation – A Survey, Analysis and Framework
    Zoldi, Dawn M. K., Drones at Home: Domestic Drone Legislation — A Survey, Analysis and Framework (July 9, 2014). Available at for download SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2486259 “Can the government employ drones domestically…
  • Aug 26

    Review of Alleged Patient Deaths, Patient Wait Times, Scheduling Practices at Phoenix VA Health Care System

    Review of Alleged Patient Deaths, Patient Wait Times, Scheduling Practices at Phoenix VA Health Care System
    Dept. of Veterans Affairs, OIG - Review of Alleged Patient Deaths, Patient Wait Times, and Scheduling Practices at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, 8/26/2014. “This is the final report addressing allegations of gross…
Rank this Week: 54

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 55

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: 56

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/
  • May 8

    Weekly eDiscovery News and Views - May 8, 2013

    Weekly eDiscovery News and Views - May 8, 2013
    Compiled  from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and…
  • May 8

    Weekly eDiscovery News and Views - May 8, 2013

    Weekly eDiscovery News and Views - May 8, 2013
    Compiled  from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and…
  • May 1

    Weekly eDiscovery News and Views - May 1, 2013

    Weekly eDiscovery News and Views - May 1, 2013
    Compiled from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week's update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.  Follow…
Rank this Week: 57

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/
  • Aug 26

    Alba Ruibal on Mexico's Abortion Law

    Alba Ruibal on Mexico's Abortion Law
    Alba Ruibal (CONICET Argentina; European University Institute - Department of Law) has posted Reform and Backlash in Mexico's Abortion Law: Political and Legal Opportunities for Mobilization and Countermobilization on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Aug 26

    Updated Regs Governing Exemptions to Contraceptive Rule May Not Satisfy All Religious Objector

    Updated Regs Governing Exemptions to Contraceptive Rule May Not Satisfy All Religious Objector
    The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum Game The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum Game The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum Game Gender & Sexuality Law Blog, The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum...
  • Aug 26

    Call for Papers: "Applied Feminism and Work"

    Call for Papers: "Applied Feminism and Work"
    The University of Baltimore School of Law Center on Applied Feminism: The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center on Applied Feminism seeks submissions for its Eighth Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference. This year’s theme is…
Rank this Week: 58

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/
  • Aug 26

    Garrett on Big Data and Due Proce

    Garrett on Big Data and Due Proce
    Brandon L. Garrett (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Big Data and Due Process (Cornell Law Review Online, Vol. 99, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Today, electronic footprints may follow us wherever we go. Electronic…
  • Aug 26

    Brown on Penal Moderenism

    Brown on Penal Moderenism
    Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Penal Modernism in Theory and Practice on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper develops three observations triggered by Whitman's account of penal modernism; all relate to…
  • Aug 26

    Lasch on State Postconviction Remedies for Ineffective Crimmigration Counsel

    Lasch on State Postconviction Remedies for Ineffective Crimmigration Counsel
    Christopher N. Lasch (University of Denver Sturm College of Law) has posted Redress in State Postconviction Proceedings for Ineffective Crimmigration Counsel (63 DePaul L. Rev. 959 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In its 2010 decision…
Rank this Week: 59

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: 60

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
  • Aug 22

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY
    The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” on March 20, 2015. The transnational character of gaming has generated difficult legal questions…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: Asia Pacific Law Review

    CFP: Asia Pacific Law Review
    Asia Pacific Law Review (APLR) welcomes high-quality original papers from academics, practitioners, researchers, and other people all over the world who have expertise in the relevant fields. Previous contributors of APLR include leading…
  • Aug 22

    Economics of Litigation and Civil Procedure – Duck Key, FL

    Economics of Litigation and Civil Procedure – Duck Key, FL
    The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law invites applications for an upcoming LEC Workshop for Law Professors: LEC Workshop for Law Professors on the Economics of Litigation and Civil Procedure. The workshop…
Rank this Week: 61

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 62

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 26

    Yale's Rev. Shipman and the Blame for Anti-Semitism

    Yale's Rev. Shipman and the Blame for Anti-Semitism
    The best thing one can say about Rev. Bruce M. Shipman, the Episcopal chaplain at Yale, is that he does not bother to disguise his beliefs. In response to a New York Times article describing the rise of violent anti-Semitism...
  • Aug 26

    Final List Of Law Dean Searches, 2013-14

    Final List Of Law Dean Searches, 2013-14
    I've summed it all up in my finalized list of last year's law school dean searches here. On the whole, schools were very successful in finding new leadership. This year will be particularly intriguing with three excellent southestern state…
  • Aug 25

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part One

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part One
    As Al Brophy has often reminded us, slavery was a constant subject of litigation throughout the antebellum period. As a teacher of Trial Advocacy, I have been interested in the approaches that were taken by individual lawyers in cases…
Rank this Week: 64

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 26

    Montgomery commissioner: Reduce number of pretrial detainee

    Montgomery commissioner: Reduce number of pretrial detainee
    More detail on Montgomery County commissioners clowning around on jail overcrowding instead of confronting its causes, mainly excessive pretrial detention, head on. Grits had discussed the situation here, then the Houston Press' Hair Balls…
  • Aug 25

    Rick Perry seeks habeas corpus relief

    Rick Perry seeks habeas corpus relief
    Via Mark Bennett, here's Texas Gov. Rick Perry's pretrial writ of habeas corpus (pdf) asking a district judge (and ultimately the Court of Criminal Appeals) to bar his prosecution for abuse of power in the Travis County Public Integrity Unit…
  • Aug 25

    Companies selling government detailed location data

    Companies selling government detailed location data
    At the Washington Post we find an article titled "For Sale: Systems that can secretly track where cell phone users go around the globe," (Aug. 24). Here's how the story begins:Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments around the…
Rank this Week: 63

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

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

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 66

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 26

    The Hidden Costs and Underpinnings of Debt Market Liquidity

    The Hidden Costs and Underpinnings of Debt Market Liquidity
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Amar Bhidé, Thomas Schmidheiny Professor at The Fletcher School. Even as rabble rousers rail against financiers, the powers that be prize the breadth and liquidity of financial…
  • Aug 25

    The Battle Against Multiforum Stockholder Litigation

    The Battle Against Multiforum Stockholder Litigation
    Editor's Note: Theodore N. Mirvis is a partner in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. The following post is based on a Wachtell Lipton memorandum by Mr. Mirvis, David A. Katz, William Savitt, and Ryan A. McLeod.…
  • Aug 25

    Understanding and Implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

    Understanding and Implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Paul A. Ferrillo, counsel at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP specializing in complex securities and business litigation, and is based on an article authored by Mr. Ferrillo and Tom…
Rank this Week: 65

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 67

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 26

    Woman Fatally Injured in North Hollywood Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Fatally Injured in North Hollywood Pedestrian Accident
    Ki Mun, 77, was struck and killed by a vehicle the evening of August 22, 2014 in North Hollywood. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the fatal Los Angeles pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Kittridge Street…
  • Aug 22

    Fullerton Hit & Run Crash Proves Fatal

    Fullerton Hit & Run Crash Proves Fatal
    Marc Borgfield, 49, was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Fullerton the night of August 18, 2014. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal hit-and-run crash occurred in the 2600 block of West Orangethorpe…
  • Aug 18

    Man Killed In San Bernardino Hit-and-Run Crash

    Man Killed In San Bernardino Hit-and-Run Crash
    William Earl Swisher III, 62, of Victorville was killed in a San Bernardino car accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the incident was reported the night of August…
Rank this Week: 68

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 26

    Illinois Commits to True Sex Equality in the Workplace

    Illinois Commits to True Sex Equality in the Workplace
    Pregnancy shouldn't be a firing offense, but time and time again, when pregnant women ask their employers for reasonable accommodations, they are shown the door. Guadalupe, a pregnant fast food worker in Illinois, was denied necessary…
  • Aug 26

    The Road To Equality: 'Til Death Do Us Part And Beyond

    The Road To Equality: 'Til Death Do Us Part And Beyond
    Life is full of unexpected ups and downs. Sometimes our greatest joys are followed by our deepest sorrows and through the good times and the bad we turn to our loved ones to guide and comfort us. But for same-sex couples, all too often the…
  • Aug 25

    An Execution, Censored

    An Execution, Censored
    On April 29, 2014, Clayton Lockett was scheduled to die by lethal injection at the hands of the State of Oklahoma. Under a state law that requires public witnesses to all executions, 12 journalists gathered to observe his death. They never…
Rank this Week: 69

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
  • Aug 22

    Sabine Pass LNG Files Monthly Construction Status Report

    Sabine Pass LNG Files Monthly Construction Status Report
    Sabine Pass LNG filed a report with FERC covering construction activities through July 2014 at its LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  Stage 1 (liquefaction trains 1 and 2) engineering is 99.4% complete, procurement is 99.5%…
  • Aug 20

    DOE to Process Alaska LNG Export Application Expeditiously

    DOE to Process Alaska LNG Export Application Expeditiously
    The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Moniz recently stated that DOE will process Alaska LNG’s export application on a streamlined basis, given that DOE’s public interest…
  • Aug 19

    Louisiana LNG Energy Files Draft Resource Report

    Louisiana LNG Energy Files Draft Resource Report
    Louisiana LNG Energy (LLNGE) has filed with FERC draft Resource Reports No. 1 (General Project Description) and 10 (Alternatives) as part of FERC’s National Environmental Policy Act pre-filing review process for LLNGE’s proposed…
Rank this Week: 70

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 19

    Exit, voice, and the privacy paradox

    Exit, voice, and the privacy paradox
    Christopher Hoofnagle writes for Medium, August 4, 2014 Privacy surveys find that individuals care about privacy, but any observer of social networks can find a great deal of profligate, ill-advised information sharing. 
  • Aug 19

    American exceptionism

    American exceptionism
    Jonathan Simon interviewed on This is Hell, August 2, 2014 “2014 is to mass incarceration what 1964 was to segregation – the year that it became totally discredited, but also ended up becoming the norm for American society.”
  • Aug 19

    Botox maker Allergan’s takeover defense speed bump

    Botox maker Allergan’s takeover defense speed bump
    Steven Davidoff Solomon and Peter J. Henning write for The New York Times, August 1, 2014 Allergan has taken a well-worn route to fight off a takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals and William A. Ackman’s hedge fund,…
Rank this Week: 71

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 26

    Taxpayers to Subsidize 'Ministry of Truthiness'; Will Track 'Misleading Ideas', 'Hate Speech' - Liberty Unyielding

    Taxpayers to Subsidize 'Ministry of Truthiness'; Will Track 'Misleading Ideas', 'Hate Speech' - Liberty Unyielding
    The Washington Free Beacon reported yesterday that: The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track “misinformation” and hate speech on Twitter. via libertyunyielding.com Groan.
  • Aug 26

    Lost in America - NYTimes.com

    Lost in America - NYTimes.com
    Americans are apprehensive about where they are and even more so about where they’re going. But they don’t see anything or anyone to lead them into the light. They’re sour on the president, on the Democratic Party and on…
  • Aug 26

    Beyonce's VMA Performance: Feminism's Most Powerful Pop-Culture Moment | New Republic

    Beyonce's VMA Performance: Feminism's Most Powerful Pop-Culture Moment | New Republic
    On Monday morning I woke to images of Beyoncé, striking a dramatic pose—dressed as the world’s most beautiful disco ball—in front of the word “FEMINIST” and felt like an excited kid all over again. Or…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • Aug 26

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    ISIS continues to dominate headlines today as debate sharpens around expanded U.S. intervention in the crisis. The New York Times reports that President Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, a move that could be a…
  • Aug 26

    U.S. News Gets it Wrong on Guantanamo and Foley’s Killer

    U.S. News Gets it Wrong on Guantanamo and Foley’s Killer
    If terrorist capture comes, can a debate over Guantanamo vs. federal court be far behind? Apparently not. This time, the debate is coming even before the terrorist’s capture—or even his positive identification. And U.S.…
  • Aug 26

    Detainees File Petition for Rehearing En Banc in Allaithi v. Rumsfeld

    Detainees File Petition for Rehearing En Banc in Allaithi v. Rumsfeld
    Yesterday, plaintiff-appellants in Allaithi v. Rumsfeld filed their petition for a rehearing en banc, two months after the D.C. Circuit affirmed the district court’s ruling that six detainees subjected to prolonged detention and…
Rank this Week: 73

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    ELECTION CENTRAL 2014 - PRIMARY RESULTS

    ELECTION CENTRAL 2014 - PRIMARY RESULTS
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:ELECTION CENTRAL 2014   PRIMARY RESULTS  BREAKING NEWS.....ZILBER PULLS AHEAD OF FONTS***You should refresh this page regularly for updates.***Only two races really worth watching: ***With 93% of the…
  • Aug 26

    ELECTION DAY - VOTE

    ELECTION DAY - VOTE
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:V O T E For the past two weeks, many of you have participated in our democracy by mailing in your Absentee Ballots or by going to the polls during Early Voting.  Today is your last chance to exercise your right to…
  • Aug 25

    WEAR V. CATALANO ADV CATALANO V. WEAR

    WEAR V. CATALANO ADV CATALANO V. WEAR
    Scene: Modern day Miami. Dramatis Personae: Maritza Alvarez-Shapiro, Nancy Wear, Michael Catalano. FACDL LISTSERV, Saturday, August 23, 2014. The story you are about to read is true. The names have not been changed, because…
Rank this Week: 75

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/
  • Aug 26

    Dissent in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens Paves Way For Third Supreme Court CAFA Decision

    Dissent in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens Paves Way For Third Supreme Court CAFA Decision
    Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens, 730 F.3d 1234 (10th Cir. 2013), cert. granted, 134 S.Ct. 1788, 188 L.Ed. 2d 757 (2014)  In this appeal, four circuit judges – Judges Hartz, Kelly, Tymkovich, and Phillips –…
  • Aug 19

    Local Controversy Exception, Not Home State Exception Wins the Day

    Local Controversy Exception, Not Home State Exception Wins the Day
    Vodenichar v Halcon Energy Properties Inc., 733 F.3d 497 (3d Cir. Aug. 16, 2013). In this action, the Third Circuit affirmed the remand of the case based on a local controversy exception rather than the applying the home state exception as…
  • Aug 15

    Approved Settlement of Federal and State Wage Claims Did Not Implicate CAFA

    Approved Settlement of Federal and State Wage Claims Did Not Implicate CAFA
    Juvera v. Salcido, 2013 WL 6628039 (D. Ariz. Dec. 17, 2013) A District Court in Arizona granted approval to a $157,000 settlement holding that the Settlement Agreement reflected a fair and reasonable resolution of wage issues in the action.…
Rank this Week: 74

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 76

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: 77

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 78

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 25

    In Light of Ebola Outbreak, WHO Issues Food Safety Reminder

    In Light of Ebola Outbreak, WHO Issues Food Safety Reminder
    On Sunday, the World Health Organization released an information note regarding Ebola and food safety. A serious, ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Africa has killed more than 1,400 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and…
  • Aug 25

    Food Painting Charges Get Chinese Cook in Legal Trouble

    Food Painting Charges Get Chinese Cook in Legal Trouble
    China has experienced several recent high-profile food safety challenges, but this latest report may be unique. Since the spring of 2013, a cook in a resort-area hotel in the eastern province of Zhejiang had allegedly been painting abalones…
  • Aug 25

    DOJ Alerts Those Sickened by Peter Pan and Great Value Peanut Butter to Potential Prosecution

    DOJ Alerts Those Sickened by Peter Pan and Great Value Peanut Butter to Potential Prosecution
    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last week began reaching out under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act to those sickened in the 2006-07 Salmonella Tennessee outbreak caused by contaminated Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butters.…
Rank this Week: 79

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: 80

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Aug 26

    Responsables de Fukushima deberán compensar por un suicidio

    Responsables de Fukushima deberán compensar por un suicidio
    La Corte de Distrito de Fukushima, Japón, emitió este martes un histórico veredicto en el que concluyó que la empresa de energía, Tokyo Electric Power Co., TEPCO, administradora de la planta nuclear de…
  • Aug 25

    Corte de Suecia definirá deportación de sujeto amnésico

    Corte de Suecia definirá deportación de sujeto amnésico
    La Corte de Apelaciones en materia migratoria de Suecia, Migrationsöverdomstolen, acaba de recibir de manos del Consejo de Migración, el inexpugnable caso de un hombre de 44 años que está sujeto a deportación,…
  • Aug 25

    Ministro de Níger arrestado por red de tráfico de infante

    Ministro de Níger arrestado por red de tráfico de infante
    El pasado sábado la policía de Níger arrestó al ministro de agricultura, Abdou Labo, por su supuesta conexión con una red de tráfico de infantes desde Nigeria y en la que también está…
Rank this Week: 81

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

    Pejman Yousefzadeh: "This Blog Post Is Dedicated to Stephen Bainbridge"

    Pejman Yousefzadeh: "This Blog Post Is Dedicated to Stephen Bainbridge"
    The “moral outrage over tax inversions” is feigned outrage. It is ginned up, fake, astroturfed outrage that will go away as soon as the midterm elections are over. via pejmanyousefzadeh.net [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 26

    Obama's favorite billionaire to help finance Burger King tax inversion

    Obama's favorite billionaire to help finance Burger King tax inversion
    President Obama loves (or, at least, loves to use) Warren Buffett: First Lady Michelle Obama will jet off to Omaha, Nebraska, where she'll attend an Obama campaign fundraiser. Hosting the Omaha event... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Aug 25

    Snarky law school tweets of the day

    Snarky law school tweets of the day
    Republican law profs cited more often than Dems. http://t.co/YVe1d9PYac So who's the stupid party now? — Stephen Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) August 25, 2014 As I read this study, a law dean who... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 82

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

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

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 83

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
Rank this Week: 84

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    140 Law is Taking a Break

    140 Law is Taking a Break
    We will be taking a short hiatus from 140 Law, in furtherance of that elusive work-life balance thing we keep hearing so much about (not to mention the domestic bliss that will undoubtedly emerge as I spend a bit less time with my nose…
  • Aug 20

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, August 20, 2014:Heavy Meta: Maine Man, 19, Poses For New Mug Shot Wearing T-Shirt With Photo Of His Old Mug ShotJulian Assange will not leave embassy until assured…
  • Aug 19

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, August 19, 2014: Despite Supreme Court turndown raw milk activist won’t pay fine | Better Farming Report into Lac-Megantic tragedy to be released today…
Rank this Week: 85

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 26

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (27)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (27)
    Revista Justiça No quadro Direito Constitucional, o assunto é iniciativa popular. Quem explica os detalhes desse instrumento é o advogado da União e professor Marcus Bittencourt. O programa conta também com…
  • Aug 26

    Por insuficiência de provas, STF absolve deputado da acusação de uso de documento falso

    Por insuficiência de provas, STF absolve deputado da acusação de uso de documento falso
    Por unanimidade, a Segunda Turma do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) absolveu o deputado federal Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ) da imputação do crime de uso de documento falso (artigo 304 do Código Penal). Ao seguir o voto do…
  • Aug 26

    2ª Turma: mantida decisão do CNJ sobre nepotismo no âmbito do TRF-1

    2ª Turma: mantida decisão do CNJ sobre nepotismo no âmbito do TRF-1
    A nomeação de um servidor do quadro do Ministério da Indústria e do Comércio Exterior para exercer cargo comissionado no Tribunal Regional Federal da 1ª Região (TRF-1) após a investidura…
Rank this Week: 87

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Aug 26

    JG Wentworth "Misquotes" Better Business Bureau

    JG Wentworth "Misquotes" Better Business Bureau
    JG Wentworth presents its rating from the Better Business Bureau as if it were quoted out of a Broadway style review*. Instead of "Two Thumbs Up" it says "Rated A+" –Better Business Bureau. This is a content summary only. Please click…
  • Aug 25

    CNA Completes Sale of Continental Assurance Company to Wilton Re

    CNA Completes Sale of Continental Assurance Company to Wilton Re
    In my call today to CNA Structured Settlements today I confirmed that with one exception, the CNA customer service number remains unchanged. Please refer to the 4structures.com LLC list of structured... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Aug 25

    Are Structured Settlements / Structured Settlement Annuities Taxable?

    Are Structured Settlements / Structured Settlement Annuities Taxable?
    The tax treatment of structured settlement payments depends on the type of damages that the payments represent. It is not the structured settlement itself, the annuity or other qualified funding... This is a content summary only. Please click…
Rank this Week: 86

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

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

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 88

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
Rank this Week: 89

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    What to Do After a Car Accident

    What to Do After a Car Accident
    The aftermath of a car accident is chaotic and unfamiliar, and very often emotionally charged and overwhelming. It is good to generally know what to do if you are in a car accident before it happens.  In any stressful situation, it is…
  • Aug 14

    Mike Bomberger Appears On 10 News To Discuss Fiesta Island Wrong-Way Crash

    Mike Bomberger Appears On 10 News To Discuss Fiesta Island Wrong-Way Crash
    Yesterday, Mike Bomberger appeared on KGTV 10 News to discuss the wrong-way crash on Fiesta Island that injured eight bicyclists. In the video below, see what charges the driver faces and what victims can do to obtain compensation for their…
  • May 6

    Your New Tires Might Not Actually Be New At All

    Your New Tires Might Not Actually Be New At All
    May 6, 2014 Yesterday, San Diego’s 10 News released an investigative reporting that indicated new tires being sold in San Diego, and nationwide, may not be new at all. There is no state or federal regulation to stop salesmen from…
Rank this Week: 91