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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Criminal Law Review (Vol. 16, no. 1, 2016) is out. Contents include:Rachel Killean, Procedural Justice in International Criminal Courts: Assessing Civil Parties’ Perceptions of Justice at the…
  • Feb 9

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (Vol. 13, no. 4, October 2015) contains a symposium on "Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order."…
  • Feb 9

    David: Droit des organisations internationale

    David: Droit des organisations internationale
    Éric David (Université libre de Bruxelles - Law) has published Droit des organisations internationales (Bruylant 2016). Here's the abstract: Les organisations internationales, ne sont pas des super États mais ont, comme…
Rank this Week: 31

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 211

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Privacy, Shmivacy Redux

    Privacy, Shmivacy Redux
    "You have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system"As we noted several years ago, that's the (explicitly hidden) message greeting newly-registered visitors to the…
  • Feb 9

    How Much Does That Website Cost?

    How Much Does That Website Cost?
    Open Enrollment 3.0 is complete. Now the brain trusts of Obamacare are touting the great success of healthcare.gov in managing the people who signed up without issues this year. Before they get too excited maybe we should step back…
  • Feb 8

    Assumption status: #Fail

    Assumption status: #Fail
    What with carriers cutting (and threatening to cut) agent commissions on individual health policies, I thought it'd be interesting to see if there was any change in the number of us who made the effort over the past few years  to become…
Rank this Week: 267

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Feb 9

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far.

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far.
    Marina Wheeler Last week Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, tabled a set of proposals which the government hopes will form the basis of the UK’s renegotiated relationship with the EU, in advance of an in-out referendum.…
  • Feb 8

    The round-up: Gove’s Gloss and the Assange Saga

    The round-up: Gove’s Gloss and the Assange Saga
      In the News The UN working group on arbitrary detention have concluded that the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” by Britain and Sweden in the Ecuadorian Embassy for the last three and a…
  • Feb 3

    Is the European Court of Human Rights buckling under Westminister pressure?

    Is the European Court of Human Rights buckling under Westminister pressure?
    In 2006 David Cameron said the HRA ‘has stopped us responding properly in terms of terrorism, particularly in terms of deporting those who may do us harm in this country’. In 2014 his party published proposals to amend the HRA,…
Rank this Week: 253

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Broker Daniel McPherson

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Broker Daniel McPherson
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Daniel McPherson (McPherson). According to BrokerCheck records McPherson is subject to two…
  • Feb 9

    FINRA Files Complaint Against Gopi Vungarala and Purshe Kaplan Sterling Over Fraudulent Commission Charge

    FINRA Files Complaint Against Gopi Vungarala and Purshe Kaplan Sterling Over Fraudulent Commission Charge
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating a complaint filed by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Gopi Krishna Vungarala (Vungarala) and his brokerage firm Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments (Purshe…
  • Feb 8

    Investor Recovery Options for RAAM Global Energy Company Losse

    Investor Recovery Options for RAAM Global Energy Company Losse
    The investment attorneys with Gana LLP continue to report on investor related losses in oil and gas and commodities related investments. Investors may have potential legal remedies due to unsuitable recommendations by their broker to invest…
Rank this Week: 94

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    I don't recall what year I ran the 5th…

    I don't recall what year I ran the 5th Avenue Mile, but I remember that it was a beautiful fall day, and I remember that the race was rescued by Donald Trump. The concept of a straightaway mile race on a city street was pretty new. Milers are…
  • Feb 8

    The sportswriters at the Buffalo News…

    The sportswriters at the Buffalo News often seem to have an adversarial relationship with the Buffalo Bills, and this is, I think, unfortunate. The relationship WNY has with this team is deep and wide: when the Bills win, everybody's Monday…
  • Feb 3

    Two interesting questions: how should…

    Two interesting questions: how should jurors be charged with respect to social media and wireless device usage; and should jurors be advised during voir dire that their social media presence may be viewed by the attorneys?
Rank this Week: 465

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Beating Them With Science: Tools to Make the Case Against Breath Testing

    Beating Them With Science: Tools to Make the Case Against Breath Testing
    Here are a few tools that expose breath testing for the junk science that it is. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States National Academy of Sciences Garriot's Medicolegal Aspects of Alcohol ISO 17025 International…
  • Feb 5

    Chuck Ramsay Explains Problems With Minnesota Breath Tests on Fox 9 New

    Chuck Ramsay Explains Problems With Minnesota Breath Tests on Fox 9 New
    If you've ever visited our blog before, you know that we take the science behind DWI testing very, very seriously. Whether we are educating the public on our blog, educating other attorneys at seminars (sometimes with the help of the…
  • Feb 5

    The Truth About DWI Breath Testing: "A .08 may not be a .08"

    The Truth About DWI Breath Testing: "A .08 may not be a .08"
    I've been known to say, "I don't math," but I'm not afraid of science. Here at Ramsay Law Firm we embrace science. Our own Chuck Ramsay is the only Minnesota attorney to be designated a Forensic Lawyer Scientist by the American Chemical…
Rank this Week: 687

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 255

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

Provides national and international environmental law news. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2017

    The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2017
    <> The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 - The Budget shows that the President and the Administration remain focused on meeting our greatest challenges – including accelerating the pace of…
  • Feb 8

    POTUS: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change

    POTUS: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change
    <> POTUS Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change - In this week's address, the President discussed climate change and how the most …
  • Feb 5

    Flint water crisis & the Senate Energy Bill

    Flint water crisis &amp; the Senate Energy Bill
    <> Charles Fishman: Lessons from Flint water crisis extend around the world - "The first thing to say about Flint is this is disaster that was completely avoidable. . . a failure of water…
Rank this Week: 768

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Global Warming Alarmism Debunked: It's the Sample Size!

    Global Warming Alarmism Debunked: It's the Sample Size!
    Over at the Web's most-viewed global climate-change site, Watts Up With That, guest blogger Dr. Tim Ball puts the genie of "global warming" back into the bottle -- and hopefully makes it embarrassing for those who still are trying to alarm…
  • Feb 4

    Mere Anglicanism 2016: a Report (II)

    Mere Anglicanism 2016: a Report (II)
    In the first part of this report on the 2016 Mere Anglicanism conference in Charleston, South Carolina last week, I covered the four lectures that related to Islam as an ideology and as an historical movement. In this second part, I will…
  • Feb 3

    Mere Anglicanism 2016: a Report (I)

    Mere Anglicanism 2016: a Report (I)
    [A note to my readers in South Carolina: As of this moment (7:25 PST Wednesday, February 3, 2016), the Supreme Court of South Carolina has not announced any decisions today. Should that change, I will immediately publish an update here. And…
Rank this Week: 862

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Feb 9

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA
    Both Avvo and the ABA have recognized the need for individuals and small business owners to get quick answers from lawyers. To this end, Avvo launched Avvo Advisors last year where a user can pay 39 bucks for a fifteen minute Q and A session…
  • Feb 4

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?
    Scrolling through #LegalTech on Twitter, a new name came across my feed: StandIn, described as kind of an Uber for court appearances. Since many other #altlaw sites that self-describe as Uber rarely live up to the hype, I decided to see how…
  • Feb 2

    Solo Snags Bill Cosby As A Client Through Television Appearance

    Solo Snags Bill Cosby As A Client Through Television Appearance
    Do appearances as a commentator on local or national television translate into phone calls or clients? Not really, is the consensus of my solo and small law firm colleagues who’ve made it onto the air.  While my colleagues all…
Rank this Week: 652

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Feb 9

    Civil discovery rule changes described by @swlawnews attorney

    Civil discovery rule changes described by @swlawnews attorney
    As you likely know, important changes were recently made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including changes in the discovery realm, captured in Rule 26. In late January, Snell & Wilmer partner Mitch Klein wrote about the…
  • Feb 8

    New public board member sought by @AZStateBar

    New public board member sought by @AZStateBar
    News from the State Bar of Arizona: The State Bar of Arizona’s Board of Governors is accepting applications from nonlawyers from outlying counties to fill one seat on its board. The application deadline is Friday, March 18, 2016.…
  • Feb 2

    Caller ID Spoofing new scam aimed at lawyers, clients, says @AZStateBar

    Caller ID Spoofing new scam aimed at lawyers, clients, says @AZStateBar
    Today I share news from the State Bar of Arizona about a new spoofing scam that is afoot. If that sentence sounds funky to you, it’s because it’s simply a new and different way to “exploit the attorney/client relationship…
Rank this Week: 754

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Feb 9

    101 Motion Denied / Motions to Strike Expert Testimony Denied

    101 Motion Denied / Motions to Strike Expert Testimony Denied
    Gonzalez v. InfoStream Group, Inc., 2:14cv906 (2/6/16) (Payne, J.) Judge Payne recommended denial of the defendant's 101 motion in this case which began trial yesterday in Marshall. The Court found that the claims were not directed toward…
  • Feb 3

    Two more patent verdict

    Two more patent verdict
    Eastern District juries have returned a couple more patent verdicts in the past week. In the first, in Judge Mazzant's court in Sherman the jury found the asserted claims infringed, not invalid, and assessed $1,095,807.30 in lost sales and…
  • Jan 28

    If a patent plaintiff gets a verdict for no money, is it a win or not?

    If a patent plaintiff gets a verdict for no money, is it a win or not?
    As readers know, I have been keeping a close watch on local trends in patent cases since the patent docket emerged in the early 1990's, from the plaintiffs' anni horribili of 2007 and 2013 - to which we can now...
Rank this Week: 214

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 9

    Emigration Trends and Policies in China: Movement of the Wealthy and Highly Skilled

    Emigration Trends and Policies in China: Movement of the Wealthy and Highly Skilled
    China has become one of the world’s leading source countries of migrants—a result of market-oriented reforms beginning in the 1970s that reduced barriers to emigration. But the migration picture is a divergent one: High-skilled emigration…
  • Feb 9

    Small time drug offenses can cause big time immigration problem

    Small time drug offenses can cause big time immigration problem
    While many states debate legalization, the drug provisions of the immigration laws remain tough. In this case, Michele Preece is “stuck” in Canada with her husband and can’t come home because he has been deemed “inadmissible” to the…
  • Feb 9

    SCOTUSBlog on-line symposium on United States v. Texas continue

    SCOTUSBlog on-line symposium on United States v. Texas continue
    Yesterday, the SCOTUSBlog on-line symposium commenced with two posts. We posted previously about the introductory contribution by Jay Sekelow of the American Center for Law and Justice. The second contribution ("Symposium: Unable to show…
Rank this Week: 49

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Feb 9

    Hammons on Automatic License Plate Recognition

    Hammons on Automatic License Plate Recognition
    Erin Ashley Hammons (Southern University Law Center, Students) has posted I Spy Something Useful: The Short Life and Senseless Death of Louisiana Senate Bill 250 (43 Southern University Law Review, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: During…
  • Feb 9

    Sekhon on Police Shooting

    Sekhon on Police Shooting
    Nirej Sekhon (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Blue on Black: An Empirical Assessment of Police Shootings on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Michael Brown’s 2014 death in Ferguson, Missouri thrust police-officer-involved…
  • Feb 8

    Hynes on Blackstone's Ratio and the Conviction Ratio

    Hynes on Blackstone's Ratio and the Conviction Ratio
    Richard M. Hynes (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted From Blackstone's Ratio to the Conviction Ratio on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Blackstone’s Ratio tells courts to focus more on preventing wrongful convictions than wrongful…
Rank this Week: 79

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • Feb 9

    Investigate Franchises Carefully Before Investing or Buying

    Investigate Franchises Carefully Before Investing or Buying
    In the Des Moines Register today there is an article about a food truck franchiser that allegedly got cross-wise with investors and franchisees. The article shows just how critical it is to perform due diligence when it relates to franchises…
  • Feb 2

    Iowa Caucus Wrap Up

    Iowa Caucus Wrap Up
    The Iowa caucus may be over but just so we wouldn’t lose all the media attention today we decided to have a snowstorm to keep media in our state for at least another day. As I predicted last week Ted Cruz end up victorious on the…
  • Jan 29

    Predicting Winners of the Iowa Caucuse

    Predicting Winners of the Iowa Caucuse
    The Iowa Caucus is this coming Monday, February 1, 2016. Many in Iowa claim to be happy when the caucus is over but secretly we like all the attention because Iowa only receives this kind of attention every presidential election cycle. So who…
Rank this Week: 504

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 9

    Master of the Anthem of the Seas: Storm Not Accurately Forecast

    Master of the Anthem of the Seas: Storm Not Accurately Forecast
    Royal Caribbean has released a YouTube video of the Master of the Anthem of the Seas stating that, in his opinion, the low pressure system was not forecast accurately and the Anthem of the Seas faced wind and wave conditions much worse than…
  • Feb 8

    Anthem of the Seas Cruises Into Rough Weather

    Anthem of the Seas Cruises Into Rough Weather
    Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas was pounded by rough weather last night, according to passengers leaving comments, photos and video on the internet. New accounts initially indicated that there was no damage to the cruise ship or injuries…
  • Feb 4

    Customs & Border Protection Arrest Passenger on Kidnapping Charges, But Only After Cruise

    Customs &amp; Border Protection Arrest Passenger on Kidnapping Charges, But Only After Cruise
    News accounts are reporting that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) arrested a cruise passenger in Miami on charges that he has outstanding arrest warrants for kidnapping as well as assault and battery.  The charges…
Rank this Week: 108

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/
  • Feb 9

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!
    How great is that old movie Used Cars, an early Robert Zemeckis film that still holds up pretty well.Compare this:To this:Happy Tuesday, plebes!
  • Feb 8

    Marco Meltdown

    Marco Meltdown
    I'm not the kind of guy to say I told you so. Who am I kidding? Of course I am! I told you so! N.J. Gov. Chris Christie goes on the war path against Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at the final Republican debate ahead of the New Hampshire…
  • Feb 5

    Planet Rubio!

    Planet Rubio!
    Poor Marco Rubio, only slightly smarter than Sarah Palin, and terrified that someone is going to eventually find out. Even his supporters can't figure out why he matters.Rick Santorum had one job to do in his appearance on MSNBC’s…
Rank this Week: 196

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 80

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Thematic Focus: Solution

    Thematic Focus: Solution
    Constructing "Worthiness" and Resistance to Resettlement of Syrian Refugees (Mobilizing Ideas Blog, Jan. 2016) [text]The Ethics of Refugee Repatriation (Africa at LSE Blog, Jan. 2016) [text]Integration – A Fundamental Component in…
  • Feb 9

    Thematic Focus: Children

    Thematic Focus: Children
    Event:Speaker series: Protecting Children under Refugee Law, Oxford, 22 February 2016 [info]Publications:Engage Respectfully with Young People (from Refugee Backgrounds) (AMES Australia, Jan. 2016) [access]- Follow link for trainer's guide…
  • Feb 8

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Event:Presentation: Europe’s Migration Crisis: A Status Report and the Way Forward, Washington, DC, 17 February 2016 [info]- Will also be livestreamed.Publications:"EU Commission Adopts: Greece 'Seriously Neglected' Schengen Border…
Rank this Week: 773

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    SEC Stands Up for Whistleblower Rule in Anti-Retaliation Appeal

    SEC Stands Up for Whistleblower Rule in Anti-Retaliation Appeal
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.The SEC has filed an amicus brief urging the Sixth Circuit to defer to its rulemaking protecting employees from retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower provision regardless of whether they reported…
  • Feb 8

    Bebo Asks Justices to Take Case on SEC In-House Court

    Bebo Asks Justices to Take Case on SEC In-House Court
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.Laurie Bebo will give the Supreme Court another chance to take up a case disputing the SEC’s in-house enforcement apparatus by arguing in a certiorari petition that the Seventh Circuit misapplied the high…
  • Feb 5

    SEC Should Require Gender Pay Discrepancy Disclosure, Adviser Say

    SEC Should Require Gender Pay Discrepancy Disclosure, Adviser Say
    By John Filar AtwoodPay equity is an indicator of a well-managed, well-governed company, according to investment adviser Pax Ellevate Management, which has asked the SEC to require public companies to disclose gender pay ratios every year. If…
Rank this Week: 776

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    The s.377 Curative Petition: In Favour of a Broader Jurisdiction for the Supreme Court

    The s.377 Curative Petition: In Favour of a Broader Jurisdiction for the Supreme Court
    (Guest post by Rupali Samuel)In light of the curative petitions in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation, it has been argued by Shivendra Singh here and Alok Prasanna here that “one of the two narrow grounds” in Rupa Ashok Hurra…
  • Feb 8

    The Koushal Curative and Death Penalty Review Petitions: Inherent Powers & Finality of Judgment

    The Koushal Curative and Death Penalty Review Petitions: Inherent Powers &amp; Finality of Judgment
    (Guest post by Shivendra Singh)  This note is a comment on the inherent powers of the Supreme Court of India to modify, recall and set aside its final judgments and orders. Part I of the note explains how the limited oral hearing in…
  • Feb 3

    After the Raj: British Judges in Pakistan

    After the Raj: British Judges in Pakistan
     Guest post by Douglas McDonald As I have previously written, not all British judges left India after Independence; a small number of these judges ‘stayed on’, even remaining in service into the 1970s. Several British judges…
Rank this Week: 67

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Feb 9

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner
    Researchers show how hackers can manipulate the remote on-off device installed on some air conditioners to cause a blackout. The post How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 9

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing
    The thumb drives gathering dust in your desk drawer could help to open one of the world's most closed countries. The post Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 8

    It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence

    It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence
    John Perry Barlow stands by his Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace, the libertarian idea that lit up the Internet on this day in 1996. The post It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 17

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 372

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Feb 9

    Federal District Judge Enters Preliminary Injunction Against Center for Medical Progress, Anti-Abortion Group

    Federal District Judge Enters Preliminary Injunction Against Center for Medical Progress, Anti-Abortion Group
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) - - - including its founder David Daleiden, others (and their aliases) associated with the nonprofit, as well as "fake"…
  • Feb 7

    Feminist Judgments and Feminist Tax Judgment

    Feminist Judgments and Feminist Tax Judgment
    The volume U.S. Feminist Judgments is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, including 24 rewritten opinions and commentary, most of which will be of great interest to ConLawProfs. The editors have posted the Table of Contents and…
  • Feb 6

    Fourth Circuit Applies Strict Scrutiny to Maryland Assault Weapon Ban

    Fourth Circuit Applies Strict Scrutiny to Maryland Assault Weapon Ban
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A sharply divided panel of the Fourth Circuit ruled this week that Maryland's assault-weapon ban is subject to the most stringent constitutional test, strict scrutiny. The ruling all but ensures…
Rank this Week: 967

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 628

Re:Marks on Copyright and…

Re:Marks on Copyright and Trademark

By DLA Piper.

http://www.remarksblog.com
Rank this Week: 982

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Debt Collectors Using Forced Arbitration Clauses to Block Consumers’ Legal Action

    Debt Collectors Using Forced Arbitration Clauses to Block Consumers’ Legal Action
    The New York Times reports on the growing trend of debt collectors using forced arbitration to block any potential lawsuit, even if the collector acted illegally. The article highlights one example involving Midland Funding, a unit…
  • Feb 8

    GSK Recalls Nearly 130,000 Inhaler

    GSK Recalls Nearly 130,000 Inhaler
    Fierce Pharma Manufacturing reports that GlaxoSmithKline has recalled 128,704 Ventolin HFA inhalers “because some canisters may not contain sufficient propellant to deliver the 200 doses that its label said it can provide through…
  • Feb 5

    Pharmaceutical Companies Increasingly Offer Discounts for Patients’ Medical Data

    Pharmaceutical Companies Increasingly Offer Discounts for Patients’ Medical Data
    Politico reports that pharmaceutical companies “are increasingly offering price discounts and subsidies to patients in exchange for their medical data.” While the data can help companies track how a drug is performing and…
Rank this Week: 802

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
  • Feb 9

    News: Court of Appeal dismisses Media’s “Terror Trial” secrecy appeal

    News: Court of Appeal dismisses Media’s “Terror Trial” secrecy appeal
    The Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal brought by a number of media organisations against continuing restrictions on reporting the trial of Erol Incedal.  In a judgment given by Lord Thomas CJ, Guardian News And Media…
  • Feb 9

    MTE v Hungary: is the ECtHR rewriting Delfi v Estonia? – Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon

    MTE v Hungary: is the ECtHR rewriting Delfi v Estonia? – Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon
    A few months after the now infamous judgment of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Delfi v Estonia  (for background, see my earlier post here), the Fourth Section of the Court issued on 2 February…
  • Feb 8

    Press urges Britain to ‘Keep calm and blame Europe’ – John Jewell

    Press urges Britain to ‘Keep calm and blame Europe’ – John Jewell
    The latest polls are telling us that the British public are moving in droves to the Brexit camp: YouGov has found that 45% would vote to leave the EU against 36% who would vote to stay while 19% declared themselves as “don’t…
Rank this Week: 163

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/
  • Feb 9

    ABA adopts Model Regulatory Objectives for the Provision of Legal Service

    ABA adopts Model Regulatory Objectives for the Provision of Legal Service
    At yesterday's Midyear Meeting, the ABA House of Delegates adopted Resolution 105, Model Regulatory Objectives for the Provision of Legal Services. This resolution is a product of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services.…
  • Feb 3

    New Study on Substance Abuse and Depression Among Lawyer

    New Study on Substance Abuse and Depression Among Lawyer
    A new study of lawyers from 19 states reveals the extent of substance use and depression. From the study's abstract: Attorneys experience problematic drinking that is hazardous, harmful, or otherwise consistent with alcohol use disorders at a…
  • Jan 20

    Source Checking the New York Times Magazine -- Part Two

    Source Checking the New York Times Magazine -- Part Two
    [Cross posted from The Faculty Lounge] Is it true, as Alice Goffman asserted in On the Run, that To round up enough young men to meet their informal quotas and satisfy their superiors, the [Philadelphia] police wait outside hospitals…
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Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 9

    Plaintiff Wins Case Involving Crash With Fire Rescue Vehicle

    Plaintiff Wins Case Involving Crash With Fire Rescue Vehicle
    In Jones v. Bradley County, No. E2015-00204-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 15, 2016), plaintiff sued Bradley County after she collided with a truck responding to a fire at a red-light intersection. Plaintiff had the green light at the…
  • Feb 6

    1% of Doctors = 32% of Malpractice Claim

    1% of Doctors = 32% of Malpractice Claim
    Want to protect patients and reduce the cost of medical malpractice insurance?  Identify and insist on retraining for the 1% of doctors who account for 32% of medical malpractice claims.
  • Feb 5

    Slip and Fall Case Dismissed WhenTestimony and Other Evidence Did Not Align

    Slip and Fall Case Dismissed WhenTestimony and Other Evidence Did Not Align
    In Willis v. McDonald’s Restaurants of Tennessee, Inc., No. E2015-00615-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 23, 2015), plaintiff’s inability to prove the cause of her fall proved fatal to her premises liability action. Plaintiff and…
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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 9

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    NH primary is today. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 8

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    If any of you remember my disastrous move last September when the movers set the place on fire as I was moving in, I'm glad to report that today, after five months, the flooring company arrived to begin tearing out the hardwood floors…
  • Feb 7

    Halftime Superbowl Show

    Halftime Superbowl Show
    I caught the last two songs of the Superbowl halftime show. The last song was my favorite, with Coldplay flashing photos of Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston and others, and later being joined…
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Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Man cleared of murder after over 20 years in jail

    Man cleared of murder after over 20 years in jail
    Source: Straits Times (2 February 2016)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/man-cleared-of-murder-after-over-20-years-in-jailSHANGHAI • A man jailed in China more than two decades ago for murder has been acquitted, the latest in a…
  • Jan 31

    China officials punished over wrongful execution of teen

    China officials punished over wrongful execution of teen
    Source: BBC News (1 February 2016)http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-35457033Twenty-seven Chinese officials have been penalised for the wrongful execution of a teenager, state news agency Xinhua said.Huugjilt was 18 when he was…
  • Jan 25

    Saudi Arabia executions reach 53 in January, one-third of 2015 toll

    Saudi Arabia executions reach 53 in January, one-third of 2015 toll
    Source: International Business Times (25 January 2016)http://www.ibtimes.co.in/saudi-arabia-executions-reach-53-january-one-third-2015-toll-664513Saudi Arabia has continued its spree of executions relentlessly since the beginning of this…
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Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
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LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Feb 9

    Blog Post: Obama Touts $320B Clean Transportation Plan In 2017 Budget

    Blog Post: Obama Touts $320B Clean Transportation Plan In 2017 Budget
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a new, 10-year, $320 billion clean transportation initiative that aims to reduce the nation’s reliance on oil and cut carbon pollution as part of his climate conscious 2017 budget.
  • Feb 9

    Blog Post: Obama Budget Targets Fossil Fuels To Foot Clean Energy Bill

    Blog Post: Obama Budget Targets Fossil Fuels To Foot Clean Energy Bill
    The 2017 budget proposed by President Barack Obama Tuesday aims to cement his climate change legacy in his final year in office, slashing subsidies for fossil fuels and imposing fees on crude oil production while doubling down on clean energy…
  • Feb 8

    Blog Post: US, India Talk Settlement In WTO Solar Row

    Blog Post: US, India Talk Settlement In WTO Solar Row
    A World Trade Organization decision on the legality of India’s solar energy program has been delayed as officials in New Delhi hold meetings with the Obama administration in an attempt to reach a mutual resolution, the U.S. trade…
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MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 683

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 9

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction
    Argentina faces a complicated task in settling with its remaining holdouts, but there has been recent progress. The country has agreed to settlement terms with a large group of Italian bondholders and, most recently, several US hedge funds.…
  • Feb 2

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court
    I just read a terrific new paper by Gary Neustadter of Santa Clara University Law School, called "Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World." It presents a monumental…
  • Feb 1

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt
    The Russian government has announced announced that it plans to initiate legal proceedings against Ukraine by the end of the month to recover the $3 billion in bond debt now in default. It's not yet clear whether the proceedings will...
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Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Feb 9

    Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

    Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update
    Lobbying New York: “Ethics Watchdog Clarifies Expanded Lobbying Definition” by Marie French for Albany Business Review Campaign Finance “O’Malley Campaign Continued on Next Page
  • Feb 8

    Special Elections for Texas House Seats to Be Held May 7

    Special Elections for Texas House Seats to Be Held May 7
    On February 3, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a special election will be held on May 7 for Texas House Continued on Next Page
  • Feb 8

    We’re Sporting the Red!

    We’re Sporting the Red!
    On Friday, February 5, the staff of State and Federal Communication supported Go Red for Women! We wore red in Continued on Next Page
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In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Feb 9

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal
    Trial of a Sow and Pigs at Lavegny, from The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character,…
  • Feb 8

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law
    Today is the New Year’s Day on the Chinese lunar calendar (阴历, also known as the “rural calendar” (农历)). As explained in my previous blog post, Happy Lunar New Year!, the New Year’s Day…
  • Feb 5

    Not Another Baseball Post – Pic of the Week

    Not Another Baseball Post – Pic of the Week
    For today’s Pic of the Week, the blog team asked me to do something in honor of the Super Bowl this Sunday (as if writing about baseball meant I’d enjoy doing a football post instead!). So I went into our catalog and tried to find…
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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 9

    Taking the “I” Out of the Workers’ Compensation Team

    Taking the “I” Out of the Workers’ Compensation Team
      It is a common saying that there is no “I” in team.  This same principle applies to the workers’ compensation claim management “team.”  All interested parties have an important role in the…
  • Feb 9

    Ohio Continues Crackdown on Workplace Comp Fraud

    Ohio Continues Crackdown on Workplace Comp Fraud
    Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer announced recently that five individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers compensation system in November…
  • Feb 8

    Overweight and Underpaid: Weight Discrimination at Work

    Overweight and Underpaid: Weight Discrimination at Work
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found that over 50% of the variation in people’s health was related to social factors – such as income and race – a revelation which has shocked many as some commonly…
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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    CFP: Conceptual Change in History

    CFP: Conceptual Change in History
    [We have the following call for papers.]Conceptual Change in History. Conference at the University of Helsinki, September 22-24, 2016.  Organised by the Oulu Centre for Theoretical and Philosophical Studies of History and the research…
  • Feb 9

    Howlin on Juries, Politics, and Crim Con in Ireland

    Howlin on Juries, Politics, and Crim Con in Ireland
    Niamh Howlin, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, has posted two papers on Irish legal history.  The first is The Politics of Jury Trial in Nineteenth-Century Ireland, which appeared in Comparative Legal History…
  • Feb 8

    Hovenkamp on Appraising the Progressive State

    Hovenkamp on Appraising the Progressive State
    Herbert J. Hovenkamp, University of Iowa College of Law, has posted Appraising the Progressive State:The most salient characteristics of the progressive state are marginalism in economics and a penchant for use of scientific theory and data…
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The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Feb 9

    The Board-Centric Annual Meeting

    The Board-Centric Annual Meeting
    For a growing number of listed companies around the world the annual shareholder meeting has come to resemble a trial by ordeal. Instead of the traditional town-meeting business forum, the AGM has morphed into a jousting field where…
  • Feb 9

    SEC Proposal on Resource Extraction Payment

    SEC Proposal on Resource Extraction Payment
    On December 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) issued a proposed rule (the “Proposed Rule”) on disclosure of resource extraction payments, more than two years after a federal court…
  • Feb 8

    Securities Class Action Filings: 2015 Year in Review

    Securities Class Action Filings: 2015 Year in Review
    Number and Size of Filings Plaintiffs filed 189 new federal class action securities cases (filings) in 2015—the most since 2008, and an 11 percent increase compared with 2014. The number of filings in 2015 was in line with the…
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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/
  • Feb 9

    Injunctive Relief Claims Lead to Defense Opportunitie

    Injunctive Relief Claims Lead to Defense Opportunitie
    It’s not all that common, but every now and then our opponents feel their oats and seek injunctive relief – usually against the continued marketing of an FDA-approved product.  A state-law plaintiff seeking such injunctive…
  • Feb 5

    Learned Intermediary: Arizona Supreme Court Restores Order in the Desert

    Learned Intermediary: Arizona Supreme Court Restores Order in the Desert
    We recently brought you the breaking news that the Arizona Supreme Court has adopted the learned intermediary doctrine in prescription drug cases.  The case is Watts v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., No. cv-15-0065-PR, 2016 WL 237777…
  • Feb 4

    Pecking A Blow For Chicken Preemption

    Pecking A Blow For Chicken Preemption
                It may have been our limited caffeine intake to that point in the day, but, when Bexis asked us to do a post on a case about representations about chicken, our initial thought…
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Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend
    A federal jury recently awarded $877,000 to a man who sued the Austin PD "after police in 2012 tackled him and detained him for a crime he did not commit." That makes three recent cases where the City of Austin was ordered to pay out sizable…
  • Feb 8

    Nostalgia for once-open police record

    Nostalgia for once-open police record
    An article by Texas Tribune reporter Jay Root highlights a failing in Texas' Public Information Act related to law enforcement records which is long overdue for remediation. Root sought records related to "Victor Reyes, a Mexican national…
  • Feb 7

    An appeal for the conservative judicial activist pro-Big Government vote in the GOP primary

    An appeal for the conservative judicial activist pro-Big Government vote in the GOP primary
    Grits despises Texas Court of Criminal Appeals elections. Nobody knows who the candidates are. And the campaigns don't raise enough money to educate any more voters than the candidates can reach by driving to a handful of poorly attended…
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