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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/
  • May 28

    Crew Member Allegedly Molests Child in Livorno, Italy.

    Crew Member Allegedly Molests Child in Livorno, Italy.
    A newspaper in Italy reports that two days ago police arrested a 51 year old crew member, who had gone ashore in Livorno, on charges of sexual assaulting a child believed to be around 7 to 8 years old. The crew member is identified as a…
  • May 27

    Another Man Overboard Marks Three Year Anniversary of Disappearance of Richard Fearnside

    Another Man Overboard Marks Three Year Anniversary of Disappearance of Richard Fearnside
    A reader of Cruise Law News brought to my attention that a crew member disappeared at sea from a ferry operated by Irish Ferries from Rosslare, Ireland to Pembroke, Wales yesterday. A number of newspapers have reported that a a large air…
  • May 15

    Passenger Goes Overboard from Coral Prince

    Passenger Goes Overboard from Coral Prince
    On the heels of the passenger going overboard yesterday from the Carnival Liberty, I have learned from several passengers on the Coral Princess that a passenger went overboard from the Princess cruise ship on May 11th. A passenger on the…
Rank this Week: 839

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • May 28

    Weekend Reading: Little Pink House

    Weekend Reading: Little Pink House
    In 2005, the US Supreme Court was faced with a challenge on the “public use” provision of the Constitution’s eminent domain protection. We know the government can’t take private property without just compensation. The…
  • May 27

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for May 27

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for May 27
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Up Close and Personal: Individual CCO Liability – Part I by Tom Fox in FCPA Compliance & Ethics For when should a CCO have liability and should the…
  • May 26

    New Anti-Money Laundering Rule

    New Anti-Money Laundering Rule
    The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s new customer due diligence rule requires covered financial institutions to collect information on the significant beneficial owners of customers that are legal…
Rank this Week: 994

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 28

    Best Week, Worst Week: Nero acquitted of Freddie Gray charges; surgical robot maker taken to court

    Best Week, Worst Week: Nero acquitted of Freddie Gray charges; surgical robot maker taken to court
    Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero is breathing a little better this week after his acquittal on charges stemming from the arrest and death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while the maker of the $1.5 million da Vinci surgical robot was called…
  • May 27

    D. Jill Green: A grant that can make a difference

    D. Jill Green: A grant that can make a difference
    The Baltimore Bar Foundation, a charitable organization under the Bar Association of Baltimore City, is committed to maintaining integrity in the legal profession and to facilitating justice. It awards grants each year to organizations that…
  • May 27

    Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract

    Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract
    NEW YORK — Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract. About 39,000 landline and cable employees in nine Eastern states and…
Rank this Week: 187

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 28

    Trump Attacks Federal Judge in Trump U Case

    Trump Attacks Federal Judge in Trump U Case
    In one of his most personal attacks against an apolitical figure since becoming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump delivered an extended tirade about the federal judge overseeing the civil litigation against his…
  • May 27

    Union Condemns Judge Who Handcuffed Public Defender

    Union Condemns Judge Who Handcuffed Public Defender
    The union that represents the public defender in Las Vegas who was briefly handcuffed in court for talking over a judge condemned the unusual sanction in an open letter signed by its leaders.
  • May 27

    Hard Drives Seized Years Ago Can Be Searched, Court Say

    Hard Drives Seized Years Ago Can Be Searched, Court Say
    Federal law enforcement officials "acted in good faith" when they searched for criminal evidence in computer files they had seized years earlier in a separate investigation, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
Rank this Week: 177

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Book Review: The Competence of the European Union in Copyright Lawmaking

    Book Review: The Competence of the European Union in Copyright Lawmaking
    Given, um, upcoming political events, analysis of the lines between member states and EU institutions couldn't be better timed. In "The Competence of the European Union in Copyright Lawmaking", Ana Ramalho presents a comprehensive analysis of…
  • May 27

    BREAKING: EU Council unanimously adopts EU Trade Secrets Directive

    BREAKING: EU Council unanimously adopts EU Trade Secrets Directive
    Just as the AmeriKat was ready toleave for the Bank Holiday weekendthe EU Council surprises her...(c) Joe DelaneyThis morning the EU Council unanimously adopted the EU Trade Secrets Directive.  The EU Trade Secrets Directive provides for…
  • May 27

    The life and death of the PRINCE Bill

    The life and death of the PRINCE Bill
    The recent passing of Prince left many fans in mourning and potential heirs clambering for a piece of his estate. The singer, who died intestate, left behind a wealth of copyright protected works. His right to publicity, however, did not…
Rank this Week: 91

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
Rank this Week: 814

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 440

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 325

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 27

    Checking Email Like Playing the Slot

    Checking Email Like Playing the Slot
    Seems checking mail provides the same “intermittent variable rewards” that addicts folks to slot machines. That insight, and several others, comes from How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and…
  • May 26

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity
    An article on the 6000-year history of Kurdish gardens cites my Habermas article for its alleged account of Habermas’s modernization theory. Modernization Theory and House Garden Transformation; Erbil City as Case Study, is jointly…
  • May 25

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry
    Building Privacy into the Infrastructure: Towards a New Identity Management Architecture comes to what I fear some of my friends in the privacy community will find to be an unacceptable conclusion. I’ll be presenting it at the Privacy…
Rank this Week: 14

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

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 27

    White Collar; Intellectual Property: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    White Collar; Intellectual Property: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Who else is ready for a holiday weekend? Well before you all jaunt off, check out the latest blogs joining the LexBlog Network this week. Then make sure you add them to your RSS reader and get your three-day break …
  • May 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Marijuana Industry, FCC, Privacy Shield

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Marijuana Industry, FCC, Privacy Shield
    And another week winds down. Looks like here in Seattle we’ll be seeing a mostly rainy holiday weekend but leading up to a week of high temperatures; so a mixed bag. But before you all head into your three-day weekend, …
  • May 26

    Capital not an impediment to legal technology and innovation

    Capital not an impediment to legal technology and innovation
    I have read more than once this week that the sentiment of many at the CodeEx Stanford FutureLaw Conference last week is that insufficient capital is an impediment to developing technology and innovation in the law. Insufficient capital?…
Rank this Week: 11

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • May 27

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home
    Nursing homes and other care facilities should be safe places for the elderly and those needing special care. They are required to follow the rules set forth in the Illinois Nursing Home Care Reform Act. Unfortunately, some nursing homes are…
  • May 25

    Long-Term Care Facility Sued for Negligence and Wrongful Death

    Long-Term Care Facility Sued for Negligence and Wrongful Death
    With a growing population of elderly in the United States, there are more and more older people living in nursing homes. It may come as a surprise to some that there are often claims of neglect and abuse in these facilities. While we often…
  • May 23

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility
    When we are being treated at a hospital or medical facility we expect that we will receive proper care and that our condition will improve, rather than worsening. In one recent case, a woman died after allegedly receiving improper treatment…
Rank this Week: 684

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Easley named to Elite Women Worldwide 2016

    Easley named to Elite Women Worldwide 2016
    Easley Appellate Practice founder Dorothy Easley has been recognized in the Elite Women Worldwide, the premier source for prominent and successful female leaders. Elite Women Worldwide recognizes outstanding female professionals in their…
  • May 10

    Contempt case unusual because judge bypassed Florida Bar, attorney say

    Contempt case unusual because judge bypassed Florida Bar, attorney say
    A case like that of a Palm Beach County assistant public defender battling professional misconduct allegations is exceptionally rare but it’s not unheard of in more conventional channels, a Miami attorney said during a recent…
  • Apr 6

    Highly recognized Florida attorney has advice for women attorneys, life path and resilience

    Highly recognized Florida attorney has advice for women attorneys, life path and resilience
    MIAMI – Easley Appellate Practice Managing Partner Dorothy F. Easley, recognized earlier this year by Rue Ratings for being in the top 1 percent of Best Attorneys in America, believes that female lawyers face more work-life balance…
Rank this Week: 977

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 265

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • May 27

    Blog Post: What Do New Law Grads Know About Antitrust?

    Blog Post: What Do New Law Grads Know About Antitrust?
    With this year’s crop of law school graduates getting ready to enter the workforce, veteran antitrust lawyers are about to meet a new set of colleagues who probably learned competition law with a distinctly 21st-century spin. Here,…
  • May 27

    Blog Post: Sens. Say DOI Must Weigh Coal Leasing's Climate Risk

    Blog Post: Sens. Say DOI Must Weigh Coal Leasing's Climate Risk
    A group of 14 Senate Democrats on Friday urged the Department of the Interior to consider the environmental impacts of coal as it revises the federal coal leasing program, saying the effects of climate change in relation to the program have…
  • May 27

    Blog Post: Accredited Investor Debate Puts SEC On Hot Seat

    Blog Post: Accredited Investor Debate Puts SEC On Hot Seat
    As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission considers revising the definition of an accredited investor — the decades-old, nearly untouched financial criteria that determines eligibility to participate in private placements —…
Rank this Week: 110

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • May 27

    Security Win: Burr-Feinstein Proposal Declared “Dead” for This Year

    Security Win: Burr-Feinstein Proposal Declared “Dead” for This Year
    The anti-security proposal promoted by Senators Burr and Feinstein is “dead,” according to a Reuters report. The news agency spoke to sources within congressional offices, the administration, and the tech sector, who confirmed…
  • May 27

    EFF to FCC: Prevent ISPs From Following Your Every Internet Move

    EFF to FCC: Prevent ISPs From Following Your Every Internet Move
    Broadband Providers Have Unique Ability to Spy on CustomersSan Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today to update privacy rules to prevent broadband Internet access service…
  • May 27

    Copyright Doesn't Mean Unlimited Control

    Copyright Doesn't Mean Unlimited Control
    Industry Arguments Shouldn’t Deter the FCC from Unlocking Cable Boxes True competition could finally come to the market for TV set-top boxes thanks to a new set of proposed rules from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Under…
Rank this Week: 545

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 213

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • May 27

    #barpreplife: Online vs. Live Classes, and My (Tentative) Schedule

    #barpreplife: Online vs. Live Classes, and My (Tentative) Schedule
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, Graduate of  UCLA Law I signed up for BARBRI’s live lecture, and planned on going to the lectures every day. However, after some introspection, I realized that I do my best work first thing in the…
  • May 20

    #barpreplife: Preparing to Prepare for the Bar Exam

    #barpreplife: Preparing to Prepare for the Bar Exam
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 3L at UCLA Law Before taking the Bar Exam, I want to make sure my house is in order. To do so, I am making sure that all of my tasks are completed, my house is clean, and that I […]
  • May 13

    #barpreplife: Early Start

    #barpreplife: Early Start
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 3L at UCLA Law Today, I took my last law school final. The test was fairly difficult, but I felt prepared.  However, as law school is winding down, Bar Prep is winding up! Over the past few months, I have…
Rank this Week: 253

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    An Improper Promise Can Make a Statement Inadmissible in Florida

    An Improper Promise Can Make a Statement Inadmissible in Florida
    When the police in Florida believe a suspect committed a crime, they will often take steps to get that suspect to make admissions that can be used against the suspect in court. When the police take someone into custody and seek to get a…
  • May 23

    Recorded Jail Call Leads to Drug Trafficking Conviction for Florida Inmate

    Recorded Jail Call Leads to Drug Trafficking Conviction for Florida Inmate
    When a person is arrested for a crime in Florida, he/she is taken to the local jail. If he/she cannot make bond, he/she will remain there until the criminal case is resolved. Inmates in the local jail generally have phone privileges, but…
  • May 20

    If You Refuse to Submit a DNA Sample to Police in Florida, Can the State Use That Refusal Against You in Court?

    If You Refuse to Submit a DNA Sample to Police in Florida, Can the State Use That Refusal Against You in Court?
    In Florida, most people know that their Fifth Amendment right to remain silent means that the state cannot normally use a person's silence in response to police questioning against them in court. However, does this same principle extend to a…
Rank this Week: 520

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • May 27

    Yeah, Nobody Does. But Still, You Might Want To Read Those Homeowners Association Rules!

    Yeah, Nobody Does. But Still, You Might Want To Read Those Homeowners Association Rules!
    Yes, some people want rules in their neighborhood.  And that’s why some people move into condos or neighborhoods governed by homeowners associations. But there are some really stupid rules – like this one! And some of you…
  • Mar 13

    “It Was My Twin Brother.” Really? You’re Going With That?

    “It Was My Twin Brother.” Really? You’re Going With That?
    Fortunately for the clerk in this Little River, South Carolina store, this “armed” robber is not very good at robbery. As reported by wmbfnews.com: [33-year-old Joshua Page Edwards] walked into the store to allegedly shop for a…
  • Mar 6

    Law School? Why Waste Your Money? Just “Esquire” Yourself.

    Law School? Why Waste Your Money? Just “Esquire” Yourself.
    Law school is really expensive, and it takes three years. So how can you avoid it, and still be a lawyer? Well, just say you are a lawyer. That’s what this woman did, apparently quite well, as reported by newser.com: A woman used forged…
Rank this Week: 369

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 27

    Polly Price on the Chinese Exclusion Case and immigration in the Progressive Era

    Polly Price on the Chinese Exclusion Case and immigration in the Progressive Era
    In 1875, Chae Chan Ping left San Francisco for China with a certificate promising him re-entry upon his return. Congress had recently banned new laborers from China, but it had made an exception for previous residents who held certificates…
  • May 27

    Relist Watch Redux

    Relist Watch Redux
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. It’s the Friday before Memorial Day, which means if you’re reading skimming this post, you’re probably experiencing an interminable wait in an airport security line, wearing…
  • May 27

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Coverage relating to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to succeed him comes from Mike DeBonis of The Washington Post, who reports that a Utah newspaper mistakenly published Sen. Orrin…
Rank this Week: 10

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    What To Do If I Am Arrested In California

    What To Do If I Am Arrested In California
    THE FIRST RULE TO FOLLOW AFTER AN ARREST: REMAIN SILENT EXCEPT TO REQUEST AN ATTORNEY There is a scene in the Showtime series “Billions” where one of the characters is arrested by the F.B.I. for financial fraud. As he is read his…
  • May 20

    Know Your Rights Regarding A Stop and Frisk Detention

    Know Your Rights Regarding A Stop and Frisk Detention
    THE TERRY STOP – “STOP AND FRISK” DETENTION You’ve seen it in the movies and on TV shows: The police approach a person on the street or tell them to get out of a vehicle after a traffic stop and command the person to…
  • May 17

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN POLICE WANT TO QUESTION ME IN CALIFORNIA

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN POLICE WANT TO QUESTION ME IN CALIFORNIA
    YOUR RIGHTS WHEN THE POLICE STOP AND QUESTION YOU If a police officer stops you in a public place and begins asking you questions, what rights do you have? (Note that this post does not apply to a DUI stop. For information on your rights if…
Rank this Week: 634

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 209

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 27

    EEOC Issues Rules on Employer Wellness Plan Incentive

    EEOC Issues Rules on Employer Wellness Plan Incentive
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued two rules on “how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA, Pub. Law 101-336, 7/26/90) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA,…
  • May 26

    Don’t Forget to Check the Reg

    Don’t Forget to Check the Reg
    Are you in the midst of your first assignment at your summer job or internship? Don’t forget to check for administrative law and regulations that may apply to your legal issue. The Ohio Administrative Code contains the regulations…
  • May 25

    Another School Year and More Research Certificates Earned!

    Another School Year and More Research Certificates Earned!
    The Law Library is happy to announce our winner in the Research Certificate Seminar drawing: Alaina Clark (pictured (L) along with last year’s winner Nina Nager (R))! The prize is a $150 Amazon gift card. Each student who earned 100…
Rank this Week: 408

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/
  • May 27

    Events & Opportunities in the UK: June 2016

    Events & Opportunities in the UK: June 2016
    Discussion: People on the Move in an Era of Climate Change: Obstacles and Opportunities, Oxford, 1 June 2016 [info]- Launch event for the Oxford Climate Migration Network.Seminar: Forced Migration and the Prospects for Transitional Justice in…
  • May 27

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    Publications:"Asylum as a General Principle of International Law," International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 27, no. 1 (March 2015) [free full-text]- Free until the end of July 2016.The Crisis of European Refugee Law: Lessons from Lake…
  • May 27

    New Issues of BJPsych Intl., Confl. Tr., Economist, Euro. Rev. History, Intl. Migr., J. Human Traff., Studies Ethn. & Nationalism, WAN

    New Issues of BJPsych Intl., Confl. Tr., Economist, Euro. Rev. History, Intl. Migr., J. Human Traff., Studies Ethn. & Nationalism, WAN
    BJPsych International, vol. 13, no. 2 (May 2016) [open access]- Includes four thematic papers on "Mental Health Services for Asylum Seekers and Refugees."Conflict Trends, no. 1 (2016) [full-text]- Focus is on peace efforts in Africa's Great…
Rank this Week: 706

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • May 27

    Man faces lawsuit, criminal charges after wreck

    Man faces lawsuit, criminal charges after wreck
    A man with a history of drunk driving is facing four counts of criminally negligent homicide and a civil lawsuit after causing an accident that led to four deaths. Benjamin Ledwell was driving a 2011 Ford F-250 on May 19, 2015 when he crossed…
  • May 27

    Nexium Side Effects Trigger Lawsuit

    Nexium Side Effects Trigger Lawsuit
    A recent medical study has shown that people who have taken Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI), such as Nexium, may be at an increased risk for chronic kidney disease. A 2016 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)…
  • May 26

    Nexium side effects lawsuit

    Nexium side effects lawsuit
    Since first introduced in 2001, patients from across the country have been using Nexium to treat chronic heartburn and related conditions. While patients may have been prepared to deal with the drug’s disclosed side effects such as dry…
Rank this Week: 105

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Spaceman For Governor

    Spaceman For Governor
    You're supposed to sit on your assAnd nod at stupid things man, that's hard to doAnd if you don't they'll screw youAnd if you do, they'll screw you, too And when I'm standing in the middleOf the diamond all aloneI always play to winWhen it…
  • May 18

    #NeverNader: A Reminder About The Perils Of Purity

    #NeverNader: A Reminder About The Perils Of Purity
    It is no coincidence that the most potent insurgencies from the left come to the fore at the end of a Democratic -- not Republican -- Administration.  That is when progressives are (often understandably) angered…
  • May 11

    American Exceptionalism: Celebrating Our Favorite War Criminal

    American Exceptionalism: Celebrating Our Favorite War Criminal
    "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you."  -- Satchell PaigeInteresting juxtaposition.  President Obama announces plans to become the first sitting president to visit Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima -- the very…
Rank this Week: 629

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Throwback trade dress, Care Bears edition

    Throwback trade dress, Care Bears edition
    Newly added to my collection, the infringing Dan-Dee teddy with the functional tummy graphics:American Greetings Corp. v. Dan­Dee Imports, Inc., 807 F. 2d 1136 (3d Cir. 1986)http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • May 27

    NPR Marketplace on Oracle v. Google

    NPR Marketplace on Oracle v. Google
    I'm quoted in the story.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • May 27

    Transformative work of the day, political edition

    Transformative work of the day, political edition
    Rebel Girl: this pro-Clinton mashup was initially subject to a DMCA claim, but seems to have survived.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 223

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 27

    Want to Cut Violence Against Our Communities? Decriminalize Sex Work.

    Want to Cut Violence Against Our Communities? Decriminalize Sex Work.
    What’s the cost to our communities of outlawing sex work? Amnesty International’s new reports lead off with a brutal list of consequences: “Beatings. Rape. Harassment. Forced HIV testing. Exploitation. Extortion. Forced…
  • May 27

    El Salvador – Maria Teresa thanks supporters after release from jail

    El Salvador – Maria Teresa thanks supporters after release from jail
    On 20 May 2016, Maria Teresa Rivera was finally freed from prison in El Salvador after a judge dismissed the charges against her. In 2011, she had been given a 40-year sentence after suffering a miscarriage. Thousands of people across the…
  • May 24

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!
    Renowned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova turns forty on Friday, May 27, celebrating her birthday for the second consecutive year in Baku’s Kurdukhani jail. Please join Amnesty International in wishing Khadija a happy…
Rank this Week: 31

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • May 27

    TWiL 347: There's a Tribble in My Tent

    TWiL 347: There's a Tribble in My Tent
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Christine Farley Google's use of Oracle's APIs is fair use, what not to wear at Comic-Con, why the Slants case is going to be so interesting before the Supreme Court, Axanar to fly…
  • May 20

    TWiL 346: Red Flagged as Sith

    TWiL 346: Red Flagged as Sith
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes USPTO, The Slants, Redskins, and trademarking offensive names, revenge porn creep Kevin Bollaert's appeal, Redigi, digital files and the First Sale doctrine, the 'Defend Trade Secrets…
  • May 13

    TWiL 345: Fax It To Twitter

    TWiL 345: Fax It To Twitter
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Alexander Davie, Erik J. Heels Title III Equity Crowdfunding, Avengers' law and policy, Twitter's trademark policy, Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (UUDRP), data driven startups, why you…
Rank this Week: 540

Saxe Envirolaw News

Saxe Envirolaw News

Features environmental law updates on climate change, compliance, and pesticides. By Dianne Saxe.

http://envirolaw.com
  • May 27

    Could an update to the Environmental Registry be coming soon?

    Could an update to the Environmental Registry be coming soon?
    Change may soon be coming to the Environmental Registry. The Registry has been crucial to supporting public participation in environmental decision making in Ontario for nearly two decades. Created under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993…
  • May 24

    Critical Habitat Order Proposed for St. Lawrence Beluga Whale

    Critical Habitat Order Proposed for St. Lawrence Beluga Whale
    On May 14, 2016, the government of Canada published a proposed order in the Canada Gazette, Part I, for the protection of critical habitat for the St. Lawrence Estuary (SLE) population of the beluga whale. While this population of beluga…
  • May 19

    Another Hefty Fisheries Act Fine

    Another Hefty Fisheries Act Fine
    Another significant penalty has been ordered in relation to an offence under the Fisheries Act. Earlier this month, a Nova Scotia pulp and paper company was ordered by a provincial court to pay $225,000 in relation to a pipeline break that…
Rank this Week: 393

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
  • May 27

    Samuel Chase Manuscript Gets a New Look – Pic of the Week

    Samuel Chase Manuscript Gets a New Look – Pic of the Week
    In today’s Pic-of-the-Week post, we highlight recent work done by Katherine Kelly, a book conservator in the Book Conservation Section of the Conservation Division of the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate. Each year, the Law…
  • May 26

    May 1787 the Beginning of the Constitutional Convention

    May 1787 the Beginning of the Constitutional Convention
    The last week of May marks the anniversary of the first meeting of the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.  The convention was called to address problems with the Articles of Confederation, which had been drafted in 1777 in…
  • May 25

    FALQs: Impeachment Process in Brazil

    FALQs: Impeachment Process in Brazil
    The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist covering Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries at the Law Library of Congress. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection,…
Rank this Week: 359

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
  • May 27

    DOE Denies Rehearing of Orders Authorizing Corpus Christi Liquefaction and Sabine Pass Non-FTA Export

    DOE Denies Rehearing of Orders Authorizing Corpus Christi Liquefaction and Sabine Pass Non-FTA Export
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued two orders denying Sierra Club’s requests for rehearing of DOE orders which authorized: (1) Cheniere Marketing, LLC and Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC (CCL) to export LNG to nations…
  • May 25

    Flint Hill Resources Receives Non-FTA Export Authority

    Flint Hill Resources Receives Non-FTA Export Authority
    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Flint Hill Resources, LP to export over a 20-year period up to 3.62 Bcf/year of domestically produced LNG in ISO containers or in bulk to nations without a Free Trade Agreement…
  • May 25

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Submits Construction Progress Report

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Submits Construction Progress Report
    Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC has filed a report with FERC covering through April 2016 construction progress at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The reports states that (i) engineering has progressed…
Rank this Week: 124

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    Master Limited Partnerships: What You Need to Know

    Master Limited Partnerships: What You Need to Know
    We have received several inquiries recently about investments in master limited partnerships (MLPs).  It seems that, although the popularity of MLPs is growing, many investors still don’t understand exactly what an MLP is or the…
  • May 20

    Crowdfunding and Securities?  What?!

    Crowdfunding and Securities?  What?!
    As many readers may know, “crowdfunding” is a modern innovation for raising money.  Typically using internet sites like Indiegogo, Kickstarter, or GoFundMe, a person can set up a website to raise money to develop a product or…
  • May 12

    Investment Advisor Fraud – Who You Gonna Sue?

    Investment Advisor Fraud – Who You Gonna Sue?
    Here’s something you probably don’t think about when you hire an investment advisor: who will I be able to sue if this person steals my money? Maybe you should think about it. If you’re dealing with a major brokerage firm…
Rank this Week: 279

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 27

    News Scan

    News Scan
    IA High Court Bans LWOP for Teen Killers:  In a 4-3 ruling Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court banned judges from sentencing juveniles convicted of first-degree murder to life in prison without the possibility of parole.  Ryan J. Foley…
  • May 27

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
    For the thousands of men and women who have died in defense of the freedom that most Americans take for granted....
  • May 26

    A Requiem for Sentencing Reform

    A Requiem for Sentencing Reform
    Mass sentencing reduction had a chance in Congress for only as long as our country's galloping murder and heroin spikes could be shoved behind the media curtain, and before evidence surfaced of how grisly the human toll of early release...
Rank this Week: 435

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    The Code of Silence Within the Police Force Promotes Mistrust Within the Community

    The Code of Silence Within the Police Force Promotes Mistrust Within the Community
    That old saying that “one bad apple spoils the whole bunch” is what may be happening in the communities where mistrust of the police is so prevalent. When you have a single police officer, or several officers committing misdeeds,…
  • May 25

    Are Police Shootings Justified?

    Are Police Shootings Justified?
    There have been several incidents recently where a Chicago Police Officer has been involved in conduct that was either illegal or borderline illegal. This should not reflect on the hundreds of officers that are outstanding in the performance…
  • May 13

    Can We Get a Witness?

    Can We Get a Witness?
    Street gang violence in the inner cities has become a way of life. News reports about shootings and killing on any given weekend is now Monday morning’s “yawn” story. But how can that be? Young men and women being shot down…
Rank this Week: 544

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 98

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • May 27

    Qualifying as a Personal Representative in Florida

    Qualifying as a Personal Representative in Florida
    When thinking about creating a will, there are many considerations that have to be factored in before putting anything in writing.  An important consideration is deciding who to appoint as the personal representative for the estate. A…
  • May 20

    Adult Adoptions as an Estate Planning Tool

    Adult Adoptions as an Estate Planning Tool
    Many people utilize a will, a trust, or some other standard form of estate planning to ensure that their loved ones are provided for upon their death.  However, in Florida, individuals have an additional estate planning tool: adult…
  • May 13

    The Truth about Living Trust

    The Truth about Living Trust
    Many people, especially the large elderly population in South Florida, are targeted by various entities offering assistance and guidance in estate and financial planning.   The sale of living trusts is a profitable business, and…
Rank this Week: 411

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • May 27

    FOIFT, AG’s office bringing open government seminar to Rio Grande Valley

    FOIFT, AG’s office bringing open government seminar to Rio Grande Valley
    The nonprofit Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas is partnering with the Texas Attorney General’s Office to host an open government seminar designed for the public, journalists, attorneys, and government employees in the Rio…
  • May 27

    Share your blog on Texas Bar Today

    Share your blog on Texas Bar Today
    Texas Bar Today is an online media network featuring curated news and commentary from Texas legal professionals. It is provided as a service of the State Bar of Texas. If you are a Texas legal professional/blogger and are not yet listed on…
  • May 26

    Houston Bar Association announces new president

    Houston Bar Association announces new president
    The Houston Bar Association on Thursday announced Neil D. Kelly as its new president. Kelly, a partner in Andrews Kurth, succeeds outgoing President Laura Gibson of Dentons US as head of the organization, the fifth largest metropolitan bar…
Rank this Week: 487

Corruption Chronicles

Corruption Chronicles

Covers government transparency, accountability and integrity. By Judicial Watch.

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 423

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Commencement speaker roundup!

    Commencement speaker roundup!
    Yesterday's DJ has a great two-page spread (pp. 10-11) showing the commencement speakers at law schools around the state. Of appellate note: Justice Cuellar (and his wife, Judge Koh) spoke at Santa Clara; Justice Liu spoke at UCLA; Justice…
  • May 25

    Cornell Saves the Oyez Project

    Cornell Saves the Oyez Project
    After months of uncertainty about its future, the Oyez Project, a free repository of more than 10,000 hours of U.S. Supreme Court oral-argument audio and other court resources, has found a new home. The project’s founder, Jerry…
  • May 25

    UCI Supreme Court Program set for Bastille Day

    UCI Supreme Court Program set for Bastille Day
    Registration opens one week from today (6/1/16) for the 6th annual UCI Supreme Court Term in Review to be presented July 14, 2016 (noon to 1:30 for 1.5 mcle hours). Panelists will be Erwin Chemerinsky, Howard…
Rank this Week: 500

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    HeinOnline to add UNC Press title

    HeinOnline to add UNC Press title
    HeinOnline has announced that they are adding more than 100 titles published by the University of North Carolina Press to their Core collection. Hein says ". A new collection will be created to house these titles, and they will also be added…
  • May 25

    Legal Research Basics presentation

    Legal Research Basics presentation
    The North Carolina Library Association continued its excellent webinar series "Help! I'm an Accidental Government Information Librarian" last week with a presentation titled "Legal Research Basics Redux." The presenter was our friend…
  • May 24

    The GSU case and copyright monitoring

    The GSU case and copyright monitoring
    Prof. Pamela Samuelson has published an opinion piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education titled "Colleges Shouldn't have to Deal With Copyright Monitoring." She discusses the lawsuit against Georgia State University by several academic…
Rank this Week: 241

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 640

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • May 27

    Tom Spadea to Speak at Franchise Workshop at Rowan University

    Tom Spadea to Speak at Franchise Workshop at Rowan University
    If you have thought about starting your own franchise, then this workshop is for you! Find out how you can start being your own boss by attending this FREE event on June 1st (Wednesday). Note that you must register beforehand to attend. In…
  • May 24

    49th Annual International Franchise Association Legal Symposium

    49th Annual International Franchise Association Legal Symposium
    Will Jameson of Spadea Lignana Shares His Experience Franchise lawyers, CEOs, small business owners and more gathered in Washington DC from May 15-17, 2016 for the IFA's 49th Annual Legal Symposium. This year’s program provided value…
  • May 5

    Tom Spadea Speaking at Craft Brewers Conference

    Tom Spadea Speaking at Craft Brewers Conference
    FREE THE BEER!: AN EXPLORATION OF THE RELEVANCE, NECESSITY, AND LEGALITY OF MODERN BEER FRANCHISE LAW The sale and distribution of beer is regulated by franchise laws that govern and restrict the relationship of brewers and their wholesalers.…
Rank this Week: 736