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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
  • Apr 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 March 2014 at its LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  Stage 1 (liquefaction trains 1 and 2) engineering is 96.0% complete, procurement is 94.6%,…
  • Apr 21

    Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Files Resolution in Support of Trunkline LNG Export Project

    Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Files Resolution in Support of Trunkline LNG Export Project
    The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the governing authority of Calcasieu Parish, La., filed with FERC a copy of a resolution it adopted in support of Trunkline LNG’s Lake Charles export project, which is proposed to be located in the…
  • Apr 21

    Alaska Legislature Approves State Participation in LNG Project

    Alaska Legislature Approves State Participation in LNG Project
    The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports that the Alaska legislature has approved the state’s participation in the Alaska LNG Project, consisting of a proposed 800 mile pipeline to access North Slope gas supplies and a proposed…
Rank this Week: 206

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Apr 22

    Ohio Prosecutor to Urge Commutation in Controversial Case

    Ohio Prosecutor to Urge Commutation in Controversial Case
    WJW-TV posts, "Prosecutor’s Office Asks to Spare Death Row Inmate," by Jessica Dabrowski. The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office is asking that a death row inmate’s life be spared in an effort to maintain public confidence…
  • Apr 22

    Missouri Prepares for Sixth Execution in Six Month

    Missouri Prepares for Sixth Execution in Six Month
    "Missouri continues to prepare for Rousan execution; would be 6th in past 6 months," is the AP report, via the Tribune. Efforts to spare the life of a condemned Missouri man hinge on an argument that has so far held...
  • Apr 22

    Typepad Still Not Fully Back to Normal

    Typepad Still Not Fully Back to Normal
    The Typepad platform has been up and down over the past two hours, and it is still behaving sluggishly. I'll continue to attempt to post, but there may yet be delays.
Rank this Week: 67

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Apr 22

    How the Same-Sex Marriage Debate Can Lead to Better Businesse

    How the Same-Sex Marriage Debate Can Lead to Better Businesse
    Over at realclearpolitics.com, a number of leading thinkers, including some leading business law folks such as Richard Epstein and Jonathan Adler, among others, have signed a public statement: Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Dissent: Why We Must…
  • Apr 21

    State Crowdfunding Exemptions and Federal Law

    State Crowdfunding Exemptions and Federal Law
    The SEC has proposed, but not yet adopted, an exemption that would allow securities to be sold to the general public through crowdfunding. But a number of states have beat the SEC to the punch, adopting exemptions allowing securities to...
  • Apr 20

    ICYMI: Tweets from the past week (140420)

    ICYMI: Tweets from the past week (140420)
    Are poison pills appropriate in the age of shareholder activism? http://t.co/r40UEHaqvp by @StevenDavidoff— Epicurean Dealmaker (@EpicureanDeal) April 18, 2014 "Law & Economics Prof Blog" http://t.co/cB1A56VseC— Stefan…
Rank this Week: 140

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Apr 22

    Woody on Securities Laws and Foreign Policy

    Woody on Securities Laws and Foreign Policy
    Karen E. Woody has posted Securities Laws as Foreign Policy on SSRN with the following abstract: The SEC was founded in 1934 and bestowed by Congress with a three-pronged mission: (a) protecting investors; (b) maintaining fair, orderly, and…
  • Apr 22

    McGee on Insider Trading

    McGee on Insider Trading
    Robert W. McGee has posted Is the SEC Guilty of Insider Trading? on SSRN with the following abstract: This article reviews the literature on insider trading by SEC employees and discusses ethical issues. It also provides links to more than...
  • Apr 22

    Ramirez on Securities Litigation

    Ramirez on Securities Litigation
    Steven A. Ramirez has posted The Virtues of Private Securities Litigation: An Historic and Macroeconomic Perspective on SSRN with the following abstract: In the wake of the Great Depression, the federal securities laws operated to mandate…
Rank this Week: 312

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Blog Issues on Google Chrome??? Tech stuff.

    Blog Issues on Google Chrome??? Tech stuff.
    When I view this blog on my Google Chrome browser, the settings are off.  Funny ads that I have not approved are in the banner under the name of the blog and on the lefthand side of the blog.  Also it does not let me sign in or…
  • Apr 21

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Dispute Resolution is at the heart of the Procedural safeguards provided by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act. Which dispute resolution methods under IDEA have you had the most success with? Leave your story in the…
  • Apr 15

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool
    Write text here...Related articlesSometime My Job is Very Cool!Sometimes My Job Is Very Cool - Part IISometimes My Job Is Pretty CoolWe're Famous (Almost) Again!------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
Rank this Week: 877

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/
  • Apr 22

    In Re Ashley F. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 22, 2014)

    In Re Ashley F. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 22, 2014)
    We all know that parenting in California in the modern era is not like parenting elsewhere in the "old days."  Particularly when it comes to the physical discipline of children.  There's no doubt that there's a variety…
  • Apr 21

    People v. Garcia (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 13, 2014)

    People v. Garcia (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 13, 2014)
    Here's something you don't see every day.It's a murder case.  In which defendant was convicted 35 years after he committed the murder.  We don't have many cases bouncing around the system any more for events that transpired a…
  • Apr 18

    In Re Marriage of Metzger (Cal. Ct. App. - March 25, 2014)

    In Re Marriage of Metzger (Cal. Ct. App. - March 25, 2014)
    I'm not sure who's at fault in this divorce case:  Tammy, Raphael, or both.  But it's long, expensive and seemingly full of vitriol.Did I mention that Raphael's an attorney?  Who's representing himself?  Well, he is.The…
Rank this Week: 265

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

http://www.carpeylaw.com/category/articles/
  • Apr 22

    Philadelphia Trauma Center

    Philadelphia Trauma Center
    If you or a loved one is involved in an accident which requires emergency medical attention, it may be necessary to receive treatment in one of Philadelphia’s Level I Trauma Centers. While we at Carpey Law hope this never happens, we…
  • Apr 22

    How Does My Motorcycle Insurance Affect My Claim?

    How Does My Motorcycle Insurance Affect My Claim?
    In Pennsylvania, no motorcycle rider can be subject to the limited tort threshold. This means that if you are injured while riding your motorcycle, no restriction is placed on your ability to bring a claim for money damages that you can…
  • Apr 22

    Is it Mandatory to Wear Motorcycle Helmets in Pennsylvania?

    Is it Mandatory to Wear Motorcycle Helmets in Pennsylvania?
    Clients often ask this question, especially after being involved in some sort of motorcycle accident. Here are the facts. Under Pennsylvania’s helmet law (75 Pa. C.S.A. Section 3525), riders are not required to wear helmets if they are…
Rank this Week: 990

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Fighting Domestic Violence Charges in Las Vega

    Fighting Domestic Violence Charges in Las Vega
    A domestic violence charge is one that can follow you around for years. When the court charges you with a felony assault or a similar charge, you must list charge every time that you apply for a job in the future. We know that things can get…
  • Apr 19

    Las Vegas Casino Marker Lawyer

    Las Vegas Casino Marker Lawyer
    Las Vegas is one of the few cities in the country with laws in place regarding casino markers. Casinos use markers as a way to help gamblers and players keep playing. When you only have a certain amount of cash on you, the casino will extend…
  • Apr 15

    Homicide Charges in Las Vega

    Homicide Charges in Las Vega
    Find Help for Homicide Charges in Las Vegas  Las Vegas courts will only charge individuals with homicide if the court determines that enough evidence exists to prove the charge. Before the court charges you with homicide, the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 772

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Apr 22

    IRS Prematurely Asking for Money

    IRS Prematurely Asking for Money
    A few years ago, the IRS routinely sent notices to taxpayers who filed tax returns prior to April 15th but didn’t pay their taxes until April 15th. After complaints from taxpayers and tax professionals, the IRS supposedly stopped this…
  • Apr 20

    If You Can’t Get the Refund, Why Not File Some Liens?

    If You Can’t Get the Refund, Why Not File Some Liens?
    The answer to this is, perhaps it’s against the law. And it is. Let me start at the beginning. Back in 2008, Francis Chandler filed his 2007 tax return. He claimed he had quite a bit of interest income and even more…
  • Apr 20

    While I Was Out…

    While I Was Out…
    I’ve recovered from Tax Day, my sleep is caught up, and it appears Las Vegas has moved smoothly towards summer (it reached 89 today). There has been a little bit of tax news during the past month: Good News for Tax Professionals: The…
Rank this Week: 967

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/
  • Apr 22

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy
    For the past week I have watched specials on television and read articles about the Korean ferry disaster when the Sewol capsized with several hundreds school children aboard. I have been asked to provide interviews on CNN and radio talk…
  • Apr 20

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World
    The last thing that a family going on vacation wants to think of is being victims of crime. Cruise lines spend literally hundreds of millions of dollars a year creating idyllic illusions of tropical vacations on beautiful Caribbean beaches.…
  • Apr 17

    How Do You Say Schettino in Korean? Captain of Sinking Ferry Among the First to Abandon Ship

    How Do You Say Schettino in Korean? Captain of Sinking Ferry Among the First to Abandon Ship
    The captain of the sunken ferry Korean ferry Sewol reportedly was one of the first to abandon ship and make it safely to shore. Only one of the 47 lifeboats were deployed. The abandon ship order was not made until 30 minutes after the ferry…
Rank this Week: 131

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 412

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Apr 22

    Why Isn’t Aereo a Cable System?

    Why Isn’t Aereo a Cable System?
    The Aereo case was argued this morning, and before Paul Clement could even get rolling on his introduction on behalf of the broadcaster plaintiffs, Justice Sotomayor hit him with this: JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR: Why aren’t [companies like…
  • Apr 21

    Thoughts on the Navy / Fukushima Litigation

    Thoughts on the Navy / Fukushima Litigation
    There’s an important lawsuit currently pending in federal court in San Diego. In this post, I’ll provide a brief summary and then highlight an intriguing legal question that the parties haven’t addressed. First the summary:…
  • Apr 19

    Violence in the Heartland, Part VI: Cities Within the City

    Violence in the Heartland, Part VI: Cities Within the City
    My most recent posts in this series have compared violent crime data from different cities. However, focusing on a single crime-rate number from a city may mask wide neighborhood-to-neighborhood variations within the city. Consider Milwaukee.…
Rank this Week: 465

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Apr 22

    LWI Biennial Conference--Early Bird Deadline Approaching!

    LWI Biennial Conference--Early Bird Deadline Approaching!
    Attention early birds! Don't forget the registration fee for the LWI Biennial Conference in Philadelphia goes up on May 1. Check out the LWI website for program, registration, and hotel information. (kem)
  • Apr 18

    Global Legal Skills Conference Program Schedule

    Global Legal Skills Conference Program Schedule
    The ninth Global Legal Skills Conference will be held May 21-23, 2014 at the University of Verona Faculty of Law in Verona, Italy. More than 140 participants are expected from around the world. Here is a link to the draft...
  • Apr 17

    Shall we eliminate "shall"?

    Shall we eliminate "shall"?
    Lawyers are often told that the word shall is prescriptive, meaning that something is required. But as NKU Chase Professor Phillip Sparks pointed out in a recent Kentucky Bench and Bar column, shall can actually have several meanings and…
Rank this Week: 254

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
Rank this Week: 492

IP Law Alert

IP Law Alert

By Gibbons, P.C.

http://www.iplawalert.com
Rank this Week: 694

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
  • Apr 22

    FAN 11.5 (First Amendment News) — Oral Arguments in the Susan B. Anthony Case: Is it Ripe?

    FAN 11.5 (First Amendment News) — Oral Arguments in the Susan B. Anthony Case: Is it Ripe?
    Today the Court heard oral arguments in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, the “false speech”/ “campaign lies” case. Judging from the oral arguments in the case (see below), it seems unlikely that the Court will…
  • Apr 22

    Justice Breyer’s Concurrence in Schuette

    Justice Breyer’s Concurrence in Schuette
    Fascinating opinion, in that Breyer clearly does not care for Michigan’s prohibition on racial preferences in university admissions but felt bound by the principle that local and state governments ought to be free to experiment on this…
  • Apr 22

    “Yes, Prime Minister” on Ukraine

    “Yes, Prime Minister” on Ukraine
    THE PRIME MINISTER:  “Britain should not support law and justice?” SIR HUMPHREY APPLEBY:  “Of course we should.  We just shouldn’t let it affect our foreign policy, that’s all.” THE PRIME…
Rank this Week: 75

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Probationary employee improperly terminated entitled to back salary

    Probationary employee improperly terminated entitled to back salary
    Probationary employee improperly terminated entitled to back salary92 AD2d 259A probationary teacher was found to have been “improperly terminated” by her school principal. One year later the Chancellor of the Board of Education,…
  • Apr 22

    Goggle Statistics – March 2014

    Goggle Statistics – March 2014
    Goggle Statistics – March 2014Goggle Statisticsreports the following have been the most frequently accessed NYPPL items as of March 31, 2014. Essentials of the “Pickering Balancing Test”…
  • Apr 22

    New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli offers proposal to encourage better local government budgeting practice

    New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli offers proposal to encourage better local government budgeting practice
    New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli offers proposal to encourage better local government budgeting practicesSource: Office of the State ComptrollerNew York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has introduced a proposed bill* aimed…
Rank this Week: 57

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Apr 22

    Campaign Intervention Results in Revocation

    Campaign Intervention Results in Revocation
    The Patrick Henry Center, a (c)(3) with no apparent raison d'etre other than campaign intervention, has lost its tax exempt status because of, well . . . campaign intervention. The USA Today reported the story last Friday. The heavily…
  • Apr 22

    Draft Form 1023-EZ (streamlined 501(c)(3) application)

    Draft Form 1023-EZ (streamlined 501(c)(3) application)
    An observant attorney noticed that Treasury and the IRS have submitted a short version of IRS Form 1023, the Application for Recognition of Exemption Under IRC § 501(c)(3), for review by the Office of Management and Budget under the…
  • Apr 22

    Nonprofits Challenge Donor Disclosures Required by California AG, IRS, and FEC

    Nonprofits Challenge Donor Disclosures Required by California AG, IRS, and FEC
    A tax-exempt nonprofit that solicit contributions in California is challenging a demand from the California Attorney General's office that they provide unredacted copies of their IRS Form 990 Schedule B, which lists major donors. As most…
Rank this Week: 577

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Fatality Caused by Wrong-way Driver

    Fatality Caused by Wrong-way Driver
    In Franklin County, a young man is killed after the driver attempted to avoid a wrong-way collision with another vehicle and left the roadway, causing the vehicle to overturn and eject the young man. On April 20, 2014 at approximately 5:40…
  • Apr 21

    Motorcycle Crash Involves Serious Injurie

    Motorcycle Crash Involves Serious Injurie
    In Greene County, two men are seriously injured after a crash that caused them to be ejected from their motorcycles. On April 19, 2014 at approximately 9:35 p.m., John Thaemlitz, age 43 of Willard, Missouri was operating a 2000 Confederate…
  • Apr 14

    Head-on Collision Kills Both Driver

    Head-on Collision Kills Both Driver
    In Jefferson County, the two drivers involved in a head-on collision are pronounced dead. On March 25, 2014 at approximately 12:23 p.m., Mary Burke, age 82 of St. Louis, Missouri was operating a 2000 Toyota Camry. James Sybert, age 25 of De…
Rank this Week: 151

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

http://www.agandfoodlaw.com/
  • Apr 22

    Prosecutors Expand Case Against ND Potato Grower

    Prosecutors Expand Case Against ND Potato Grower
    Posted April 22, 2014Federal prosecutors have expanded the allegations against two North Dakota potato growers, saying they added chemicals to potato seeds to damage production in a crop insurance fraud case, according to an article by AgWeek…
  • Apr 22

    Mexico’s New Food Labeling Rules May Increase Sugar Intake

    Mexico’s New Food Labeling Rules May Increase Sugar Intake
    Posted April 22, 2014Mexico’s new food labeling rules were intended to fight obesity, but some say they may increase sugar intake, according to an article by the Associated Press available here.  The Miami Herald also published the…
  • Apr 22

    EPA’s “Waters of the US” Proposed Definition Open for Comment

    EPA’s “Waters of the US” Proposed Definition Open for Comment
    Posted April 22, 2014Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers published their proposed definition for waters of the U.S. protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), triggering the 90 day comment…
Rank this Week: 491

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Apr 22

    Call for Papers: 7th Annual Jr Faculty Fed Cts Workshop

    Call for Papers: 7th Annual Jr Faculty Fed Cts Workshop
    Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop CALL FOR PAPERS: The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop on October 10-11, 2014. The workshop pairs a senior scholar…
  • Apr 21

    Senator Provides Scary Near-Reenactment of Erie

    Senator Provides Scary Near-Reenactment of Erie
    Via Gawker: "Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal received an unexpected lesson in practicing what you preach at a press conference yesterday. Standing on the platform at the Milford Metro-North station, Blumenthal and his easel…
  • Apr 17

    Social Media, Standard Form Contracts, and the Right to Sue

    Social Media, Standard Form Contracts, and the Right to Sue
    The New York Times has an interesting article today When "Liking" a Brand Online Voids the Right to Sue. From the article: General Mills, the maker of cereals like Cheerios and Chex as well as brands like Bisquick and Betty...
Rank this Week: 630

North Carolina Estate Planning…

North Carolina Estate Planning Blog

Covers legal issues relating to wealth transfer, asset preservation, probate, and taxation. By Greg Herman-Giddens of Trust Counsel, P.A.

http://www.ncestateplanningblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    5 Proposed Rules for Retirement Account

    5 Proposed Rules for Retirement Account
    Our tax attorneys covered several pending federal revisions in our Tax Changes for 2015, one of which affects retirement accounts. Retirement contributions and distributions may face new limits: Deduction and contribution caps. Under the…
  • Apr 18

    Non-Tax Benefits of Family Limited Liability Companie

    Non-Tax Benefits of Family Limited Liability Companie
    Family Limited Liability Companies (FLLC) are one of several asset protection tools used to preserve assets of family businesses. These assets may include real estate and investments. Creating an FLLC involves legal fees, filing costs and…
  • Apr 15

    IRA Custodian Not Responsible for RMD

    IRA Custodian Not Responsible for RMD
    Failing to take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) results in a penalty for the account owner. IRA account custodians are only responsible for notifying owners of their RMD; the owner must take the steps necessary to draw a distribution.…
Rank this Week: 407

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Apr 22

    "Of Mitochondria and Men: Why Brain Death is Not the Death of the Human 'Organism as a Whole'"

    "Of Mitochondria and Men: Why Brain Death is Not the Death of the Human 'Organism as a Whole'"
    Recently posted to SSRN: "Of Mitochondria and Men: Why Brain Death is Not the Death of the Human 'Organism as a Whole'" JACQUELYN SHAW, Dalhousie University Abstract: Death is a phenomenon that resists simple explanation. While the…
  • Apr 17

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Why are scientists trying to map every single neuron in the brain?, Vox In The Popular Press: Antidepressant use in pregnancy linked to autism risk in boys: Study, CBS News A Patient's Bizarre…
  • Apr 16

    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency"

    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency"
    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency" by Ezio Di Nucci has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract I show that Pickard’s argument against the irresistibility of addiction fails because her proposed dilemma,…
Rank this Week: 766

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Yet another apology, because Typepad blogs are down

    Yet another apology, because Typepad blogs are down
    The attack on Typepad that's been keeping us off-line is, according to this article, a modern form of highway robbery.
  • Apr 22

    William D. Henderson, " Letting Go of Old Ideas (Book Review)"

    William D. Henderson, " Letting Go of Old Ideas (Book Review)"
    Article. Abstract: Two recently published books apply a rigorous analytical lens to the same topic — the state of the legal profession — and come to dramatically different conclusions. Yet, what is more remarkable is the fact that…
  • Apr 21

    A conflict and a waiver claim in the Dewey Four case

    A conflict and a waiver claim in the Dewey Four case
    The WSJ Law Blog reports that a witness against some or all of the Dewey Four will be former Dewey partner, now at DLA, John Altorelli. However, the firm that represents him also represents Zachary Warren, whose indictment has observers...
Rank this Week: 220

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 22

    Supreme Court hears arguments on false political statements, TV copyright

    Supreme Court hears arguments on false political statements, TV copyright
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments [day call, PDF] in two cases Tuesday. In Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus [transcript, PDF] the court heard arguments on whether an Ohio law that imposes penalties for…
  • Apr 22

    Oklahoma high court stays executions over lethal injection drug challenge

    Oklahoma high court stays executions over lethal injection drug challenge
    [JURIST] The Oklahoma Supreme Court [official website] on Monday stayed the execution of two death row prisoners who have challenged the legality of the state's lethal injection drugs. The stay comes just one day before [AP report] one of the…
  • Apr 22

    Georgia same-sex marriage ban challenged

    Georgia same-sex marriage ban challenged
    [JURIST] Gay rights group Lambda Legal [advocacy website] on Tuesday filed a lawsuit [complaint; press release] challenging Georgia's ban on same-sex marriage. The lawsuit was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of…
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
  • Apr 22

    Risk Management and the Board of Directors—An Update for 2014

    Risk Management and the Board of Directors—An Update for 2014
    Editor's Note: Martin Lipton is a founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and matters affecting corporate policy and strategy. This post is based on a Wachtell Lipton memorandum by Mr.…
  • Apr 22

    Chen v. Howard-Anderson: Delaware Court Issues Guidance Regarding M&A Transaction

    Chen v. Howard-Anderson: Delaware Court Issues Guidance Regarding M&A Transaction
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Eduardo Gallardo and Robert B. Little, partners in the Mergers and Acquisitions practice at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, and is based on a Gibson Dunn client alert by Mr. Little, Gregory…
  • Apr 22

    The New Financial Industry

    The New Financial Industry
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Tom C.W. Lin of Temple Law School. The recent discussions surrounding Michael Lewis’s new book, Flash Boys, revealed a profound and uncomfortable truth about modern finance to the…
Rank this Week: 178

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://allmandlaw.com/bankruptcy-blog
  • Apr 22

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-22-2014

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-22-2014
    Bringing you the most up-to-date news, tips and blogs throughout the web. Here’s your Bankruptcy Update for April 22nd, 2014 Meet The Parents star Teri Polo files for bankruptcy  GM Asks Bankruptcy Court To Block…
  • Apr 22

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a court-approved repayment plan that helps debtors manage debt obligations in 3 to 5 years.  Many debtors that feel overwhelmed with making monthly payments can have their obligations restructured so they are…
  • Apr 17

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-17-2014

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-17-2014
    Bringing you the most up-to-date news, tips and blogs throughout the web. Here’s your Bankruptcy Update for April 17th, 2014 Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy would likely attract bidders for Oncor GM To Ask Bankruptcy Court…
Rank this Week: 929

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
Rank this Week: 536

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    NCMEC - Hope Is Why We're Here (Misleading Video)

    NCMEC - Hope Is Why We're Here (Misleading Video)
    This video is misleading. This organization DOES NOT make children any safer from criminals, they only come in after the fact to help find the person dead or alive. That is a big difference! They say they help prevent and solve crimes. How…
  • Apr 22

    MO - Sex offenders have to make a living, too

    MO - Sex offenders have to make a living, too
    Original Article 04/19/2014 As president of a national organization that advocates for the families of sex offender registrants, I take exception to the following insensitive statement made by Rep. Genise Montecillo in the article: "Most…
  • Apr 20

    WA - Fake kidnapping of young boy stirs anger in Sequim

    WA - Fake kidnapping of young boy stirs anger in Sequim
    Original Article 04/15/2014 SEQUIM - Terror turned to outrage at a local park when parents realized a child kidnapping that played out before their eyes was actually faked -- just to make a video. On any given day, parents and their kids…
Rank this Week: 6

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 22

    Skull Repatriated to Grand Traverse Band

    Skull Repatriated to Grand Traverse Band
    News coverage: Indian man’s skull turned over to tribe Northern Michigan tribe receives Indian man’s skull that Leelanau County family had for years Indian man’s skull turned over to Michigan tribe Native American skull…
  • Apr 22

    Please Read Justice Sotomayor’s Dissent in Schuette v. BAMN

    Please Read Justice Sotomayor’s Dissent in Schuette v. BAMN
    Here. An excerpt: The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to speak openly and candidly on the subject of race, and to apply the Constitution with eyes open to the unfortunate effects of centuries of racial … Continue…
  • Apr 22

    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Amicus Brief Filed in United States v. Zepeda

    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Amicus Brief Filed in United States v. Zepeda
    Here: Criminal Defense Attorney Amicus Prior posts here (order granting en banc review), and links to briefs here.  
Rank this Week: 138

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Apr 22

    “Materiality Scrape” Provision

    “Materiality Scrape” Provision
    By: Scott Bleier A “Materiality scrape” provision reallocates indemnification risk from the buyer to the seller and should be reviewed by sellers and their legal counsel with a critical eye. Click here to read the…
  • Apr 14

    Delaware Increases Corporate Formation Taxe

    Delaware Increases Corporate Formation Taxe
    By: Joseph Marrow On Thursday, April 10, 2014, the Delaware legislature passed a new law, effective retroactively to January 1, 2014, which raises the annual corporate tax on limited liability companies, limited partnerships and general…
  • Apr 14

    Employment Law Clip: Internships – Paid or Unpaid?

    Employment Law Clip: Internships – Paid or Unpaid?
    Student internships have become increasingly popular, and while internships generally benefit employers and interns alike, there is uncertainty regarding whether internships may be paid or unpaid. MBBP Attorney Christopher Perry explains…
Rank this Week: 828

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/
  • Apr 22

    Radio news questions Perry PREA stance in light of consultant report

    Radio news questions Perry PREA stance in light of consultant report
    On Texas Public Radio, LBJ School instructor Michele Deitch and TDCJ guard union president Lance Lowry were interviewed yesterday on the subject of Gov. Rick Perry's declaration that Texas won't comply with new Prison Rape Elimination Act…
  • Apr 22

    Report: 'Deadly Heat in Texas Prisons'

    Report: 'Deadly Heat in Texas Prisons'
    A new report (pdf) titled "Deadly Heat in Texas Prison" from the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law argues that, "The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is currently violating the human and constitutional…
  • Apr 22

    Innocence lauded, justice delayed, violence declining, mercy contemplated

    Innocence lauded, justice delayed, violence declining, mercy contemplated
    Here are a few odds and ends that haven't made it into individual Grits posts but deserve readers' attention:Innocence Project of Texas in the newsMy employers at the Innocence Project of Texas received some good press in the New York Times…
Rank this Week: 79

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Gay Marriage Paradise

    Gay Marriage Paradise
    I haven't written on the subject lately and that isn't because there is nothing going on, rather just the opposite. When the walls fall down it seems they come crashing all at once. For example:There is this wonderful step…
  • Apr 22

    It's About Time for a Good 11th Circuit Forum Non Opinion!

    It's About Time for a Good 11th Circuit Forum Non Opinion!
    This one involves Judge Zloch, the beautiful country of Belize, the newly important significance of a forum-selection clause in conducting a forum non analysis, and sadly -- so sadly -- does not in any way involve Venetian Salami even…
  • Apr 21

    Should Bar Focus on Black/Hispanic Judicial Disparity?

    Should Bar Focus on Black/Hispanic Judicial Disparity?
    Kudos to our new Florida Bar President Eugene Pettis, who has decided to make this a focus of his Presidency:The Florida Bar Association says there are only 26 blacks and 58 Hispanics among the state’s 594 circuit court judges. Of the…
Rank this Week: 107

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Disbursement Interest Claim Allowed at 6%

    Disbursement Interest Claim Allowed at 6%
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, allowing a Plaintiff to recover interest charged on a loan which financed disbursements. In today’s case (Phippen v. Hampton) the Plaintiff…
  • Apr 22

    Assumed Future Fact Scenarios Are OK In Economic Expert Report

    Assumed Future Fact Scenarios Are OK In Economic Expert Report
    Reasons for judgement were released recently by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, addressing the appropriateness of assumed future fact scenarios in an economists report.  In short the Court held that such assumptions could be…
  • Apr 17

    Expert Witness Judicially Drubbed for Showing “a Lack of Willingness to Be Frank, Open and Honest With The Court”

    Expert Witness Judicially Drubbed for Showing “a Lack of Willingness to Be Frank, Open and Honest With The Court”
    In perhaps one of the strongest judicial drubbings in recent years by the BC Supreme Court, an expert witness was criticized for abandoning his obligation to assist the court in favour of advocacy. In today’s case (Mattice v. Kirby) the…
Rank this Week: 120

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Apr 22

    New FBR Report Provides Insight into Franchisees Who Buy Multiple Locations - Operation

    New FBR Report Provides Insight into Franchisees Who Buy Multiple Locations - Operation
    A fascinating new study released by the Franchise Business Review (FBR), a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and franchise buyer experiences, provides insight into the…
  • Apr 22

    Can Facebook Reduce its Spam Content? - Marketing

    Can Facebook Reduce its Spam Content? - Marketing
    Social media giant Facebook is constantly updating its algorithm to keep users happy. The latest change is a crackdown on "like-baiting." Even if you don't recognize the term, you've seen this technique used by a lot of marketers:…
  • Apr 21

    Amazon Has Turned You the Customer Into an Unpaid Salesperson - Marketing

    Amazon Has Turned You the Customer Into an Unpaid Salesperson - Marketing
    Most companies know that product reviews can make or break a sale, and that customers have come to rely on word of mouth reviews, feedback, and opinions when making purchasing decisions. Amazon has taken this a step further and...
Rank this Week: 161

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Apr 22

    Earth Month Tip: Spread the word

    Earth Month Tip: Spread the word
    Happy Earth Day! One of the most powerful things you can do to act on climate is talk to your friends and neighbors about the challenge we face. This Earth Day, talk to five about climate action. Why five? If five of your friends, for…
  • Apr 21

    Earth Month Tip: Reuse!

    Earth Month Tip: Reuse!
    The most effective way to reduce waste is to avoid creating it in the first place. The process of making a new product creates carbon pollution. As a result, reduction and reuse are the most effective ways you can save natural resources,…
  • Apr 20

    Earth Month Tip: Check Out Energy Star’s Save Energy at Home tool to save money and reduce carbon pollution

    Earth Month Tip: Check Out Energy Star’s Save Energy at Home tool to save money and reduce carbon pollution
    Energy Star’s Save Energy at Home Tool can guide you in making your home more energy efficient — whether you do it yourself or hire a qualified professional. The online tool has tips for saving energy all around your home and…
Rank this Week: 147

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Pom Wonderful Is Now Submitted, and Courts Continue to Follow It

    Pom Wonderful Is Now Submitted, and Courts Continue to Follow It
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument on the Pom Wonderful case.  One thing we’ve learned is that Justice Kennedy doesn’t seem to like Coke’s label for its juice: JUSTICE KENNEDY:  Is it part of Coke's…
  • Apr 21

    Just Add Water . . . Clinic Isn’t a Manufacturer

    Just Add Water . . . Clinic Isn’t a Manufacturer
                Today’s case got us thinking about all of the consumer products available that require the purchaser to add water to turn the purchased product into its usable or…
  • Apr 18

    The Ninth Circuit Taketh Away on Daubert

    The Ninth Circuit Taketh Away on Daubert
    We reported on the Northern District of California’s order granting summary judgment in Messick v. Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. when it came out in February 2013, and a good and proper order it was.  The plaintiff was treated…
Rank this Week: 179

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 22

    Court Expands Doctrine of Obviousness Type Double Patenting

    Court Expands Doctrine of Obviousness Type Double Patenting
    By Dennis Crouch Gilead Sciences v. Natco Pharma (Fed. Cir. 2014) Gilead’s two virus inhibition patents at issue in this case are quite similar to one another, although there is no priority claim creating an official family relationship…
  • Apr 21

    Proving Obvious with Post-Filing Evidence?: Ye

    Proving Obvious with Post-Filing Evidence?: Ye
    Sanofi-Aventis v. Glenmark (Fed. Cir. 2014) In a post on the Patent Ethics site, Professor Hricik highlights this case with the following headline: CAFC Affirms Adverse Inference Instruction Due to Spoliation. Post Filing Recognition of…
  • Apr 18

    Searching for a Lien on a Patent

    Searching for a Lien on a Patent
    Does someone have a checklist that they could share with me on the due diligence that you may go through in the process of purchasing a patent? In particular, I’m thinking about the title search to ensure that the seller is in fact the…
Rank this Week: 41

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 22

    Of songs and chairs, or why do we need a public domain

    Of songs and chairs, or why do we need a public domain
    I recently received an email from an author asking me if I would write a post about why we need a public domain.  Specifically, the questioner asked me why some things pass into the public domain while others do not; his example was that…
  • Mar 30

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0
    I was reminded once again of Mark Twain’s comment — “Only one thing is impossible for God: to find any sense in any copyright law on the planet” — as I listened to Professor David Nimmer deliver the annual Frey…
  • Mar 27

    Attacking academic value

    Attacking academic value
    A new thing started happening here at Duke this week; we began getting inquiries from some faculty authors about how to obtain a formal waiver of our faculty open access policy.  We have had that policy in place for over three years, but…
Rank this Week: 781

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 22

    THE LAWYER, THE LIAR

    THE LAWYER, THE LIAR
    I like a good joke as much as the next person.  That said, like many in my profession, I get sensitive about lawyer jokes.  Often, they are just cheap shots that in know way reflect the reality of what most of us do.  I…
  • Apr 22

    TAX COURT RULES HUSBAND’S ALIMONY PAYMENTS ARE REALLY NON-DEDUCTIBLE CHILD SUPPORT

    TAX COURT RULES HUSBAND’S ALIMONY PAYMENTS ARE REALLY NON-DEDUCTIBLE CHILD SUPPORT
    In Johnson v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, an interesting new decision from the United States Tax Court, a former husband was held unable to deduct the payments to his ex-wife as alimony because the amount of such payment was subject…
  • Apr 22

    NEW JERSEY FAMILY LAW PODCAST SERIES PRESENTS: STOP. COLLABORATE. LISTEN.

    NEW JERSEY FAMILY LAW PODCAST SERIES PRESENTS: STOP. COLLABORATE. LISTEN.
    In the third installment of our New Jersey Family Law Podcast Series, we are proud to present – Stop.  Collaborate.  Listen.  Based on one of our earlier blog posts, Eliana Baer and I discuss why these…
Rank this Week: 911

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Chadbourne & Parke Ombuds Mentors Columbia Law Student

    Chadbourne & Parke Ombuds Mentors Columbia Law Student
    Columbia Law School has implemented a Partners in Residence program to provide students with one-on-one meetings with experienced attorneys to discuss career strategies, professional life, and related matters. One of the first Partners in…
  • Apr 18

    Update: Gov. Christie Appoints an Ombud

    Update: Gov. Christie Appoints an Ombud
    New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie has named Patrick E. Hobbs, Dean of Seton Hall University School of Law, as the first Ombudsman for the Office of the Governor. According to the New York Times, Hobbs will be in charge of ensuring that…
  • Apr 15

    Job Posting: University of Minnesota

    Job Posting: University of Minnesota
    The of U of M is hiring a Director for its Office for Conflict Resolution. The position provides informal dispute resolution services -- including private consultations, facilitated discussions, and mediation -- to non-bargaining unit…
Rank this Week: 660

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 22

    Inter-format competition among retailers: The role of private label products in market delineation

    Inter-format competition among retailers: The role of private label products in market delineation
    Justus Haucap, Ulrich Heimeshoff, Gordon J. Klein, Dennis Rickert, and Christian Wey analyze Inter-format competition among retailers: The role of private label products in market delineation. ABSTRACT: This paper analyses the extent of…
  • Apr 22

    Cooperating with the Competition: Efficient Patent Pooling and the Choice of a New Standard

    Cooperating with the Competition: Efficient Patent Pooling and the Choice of a New Standard
    Nancy Gallini (UBC) explores Cooperating with the Competition: Efficient Patent Pooling and the Choice of a New Standard. ABSTRACT: I examine the private and social efficiency of patent pools in a setting in which owners of intellectual…
  • Apr 22

    Explicit Collusion under Antitrust Enforcement

    Explicit Collusion under Antitrust Enforcement
    Igor Mouraviev (Center for Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University) examines Explicit Collusion under Antitrust Enforcement. ABSTRACT: The article seeks to fill the gap between tacit and explicit collusion in a setting where firms…
Rank this Week: 43

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    CFP: "Legal Scholarship We Like, and Why it Matters"

    CFP: "Legal Scholarship We Like, and Why it Matters"
    Via JOTWELL (which regularly alerts us to terrific legal history scholarship) we have the following call for proposals:Legal Scholarship We Like, and Why it Matters University of Miami School of Law November 7-8, 2014  JOTWELL, the…
  • Apr 22

    Tushnet on the Roberts Court at BC

    Tushnet on the Roberts Court at BC
    At 5:30 today Boston College’s Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy is sponsoring an author-meets-readers session on In the Balance: Law and Politics on the Roberts Court, by Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School. …
  • Apr 21

    Eyer, "Lessons From Sex and Illegitimacy"

    Eyer, "Lessons From Sex and Illegitimacy"
    Katie R. Eyer (Rutgers School of Law - Camden) has posted "Lessons From Sex and Illegitimacy," which is forthcoming in the UC Davis Law Review. The abstract follows:We stand at a crossroads in Equal Protection doctrine. Over the last 20…
Rank this Week: 78

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Look out below! [UPDATED]

    Look out below! [UPDATED]
    Such a success:"[A]n intriguing analysis of Covered California’s state-run exchange found that up to half the 1.2 million new enrollees might actually drop their coverage."To be fair, some of these folks will find new jobs with…
  • Apr 22

    Dying of Thirst (Literally)

    Dying of Thirst (Literally)
    One of the major problems of the ObamaTax is that it does not, in fact, save health care dollars. This problem plagues similar regimes as well, most notably the Much Vaunted National Health System©.Never fear, though, the MVNHS© has…
  • Apr 21

    Bounty Hunter

    Bounty Hunter
    What happens when you can't get enough people to follow the "law of the land" and purchase health insurance they don't want and can't afford unless the government robs the rich to pay the poor?If you can't threaten, coax, cajole or force them…
Rank this Week: 13

California Appellate Law Blog

California Appellate Law Blog

News and insight about appellate law. By Archer Norris, a professional law corporation.

http://www.caappellatelaw.com/
  • Apr 22

    Contractual Attorney Fees in California: Which Statute Applies?

    Contractual Attorney Fees in California: Which Statute Applies?
    A recurring theme in my recent Daily Journal publications has been the rough doctrinal fit between operation of Civil Code section 1717 and Code of Civil Procedure section 1021 and section 1032. Section 1717 has been…
  • Jan 8

    Contractual Attorney Fee Provisions: Words Matter

    Contractual Attorney Fee Provisions: Words Matter
    This blog entry provides an analytical metric for double-checking assumptions about application of Civil Code section 1717 and contractual attorney fee awards.  As the case law demonstrates, it is easy to…
  • Dec 16

    ‘Tis the Season for Social Host Liability

    ‘Tis the Season for Social Host Liability
    With Christmas just around the corner, the holiday season is well underway.  For many, this means that the next few weeks will be filled with buying and wrapping gifts, baking and decorating cookies, listening to festive…
Rank this Week: 594