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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 21

    NYU Symposium: Tax And Corporate Social Responsibility

    NYU Symposium: Tax And Corporate Social Responsibility
    Symposium, Tax and Corporate Social Responsibility, 11 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 1-189 (2014): Articles Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Corporate Taxation and Corporate Social Responsibility, 11 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 1 (2014) Joshua Blank (NYU),…
  • May 21

    Merritt: Compliance Jobs And Law School Reform

    Merritt: Compliance Jobs And Law School Reform
    Deborah Jones Merritt (Ohio State), Campbell on Compliance: Compliance is one of the 'hot" alternative jobs that law schools are promoting for their graduates. Much of this discussion, unfortunately, pays little heed to the nature of…
  • May 21

    Todres: Tax Shelters And Tax Malpractice

    Todres: Tax Shelters And Tax Malpractice
    Jacob L. Todres (St. John's), Bad Tax Shelters -- Accountability or the Lack Thereof: Ten Years of Tax Malpractice, 66 Baylor L. Rev. 602 (2014): In the 1990’s and early 2000’s the tax landscape in the United States was overrun by an…
Rank this Week: 41

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 21

    With Friends Like These

    With Friends Like These
    Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell – both Republican Senators from Kentucky – despise the USA Freedom Act for different reasons.  As readers know, the Freedom Act ends bulk collection while giving the NSA the ability quickly to…
  • May 21

    DOJ’s Inspector General Releases New Review of FBI Use of Section 215 Order

    DOJ’s Inspector General Releases New Review of FBI Use of Section 215 Order
    The Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice has released a new unclassified report reviewing the FBI’s use of Section 215 orders from 2007 through 2009. Specifically, the review examines the progress of the…
  • May 21

    Hard Financial Crisis Choice

    Hard Financial Crisis Choice
    Providing physical security to its citizens is undoubtedly the core function of the state. As readers of Lawfare well know, it is hard work to figure out how that security function should be reconciled with sometimes-conflicting…
Rank this Week: 58

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 21

    Article Provides Update on ExxonMobil Canada and Imperial Oil Resources LNG Terminal Project

    Article Provides Update on ExxonMobil Canada and Imperial Oil Resources LNG Terminal Project
    An article in The Northern View provides an update on the proposed WCC LNG Project Ltd. export terminal project, sponsored by ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. and Imperial Oil Resources Limited, at Tuck Inlet, Prince Rupert, British Columbia. …
  • May 21

    Dominion Cove Point LNG Files Monthly Progress Report

    Dominion Cove Point LNG Files Monthly Progress Report
    Dominion Cove Point LNG filed a monthly status and progress report with FERC covering construction activities through April 2015 at its LNG export terminal in Lusby, Md.  The report states that engineering is 82% complete,…
  • May 20

    Freeport LNG Requests Initiation of Pre-Filing Procedures for Fourth Liquefaction Train

    Freeport LNG Requests Initiation of Pre-Filing Procedures for Fourth Liquefaction Train
    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. has filed a request with FERC for initiation of the pre-filing environmental review process for the construction of a fourth gas liquefaction train, with a production capacity of approximately 5.1 million tonnes…
Rank this Week: 79

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 21

    President Renominates Jessica Rosenworcel To FCC

    President Renominates Jessica Rosenworcel To FCC
    President Obama has re-nominated Jessica Rosenworcel to the Federal Communications Commission. Links to FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's statement, Commissioner Clyburn's statement, Commissioner Pai's statement, Commissioner O'Rielly's statement,…
  • May 21

    Paid Advertising, Editorial Content, and Freedom of the Pre

    Paid Advertising, Editorial Content, and Freedom of the Pre
    Lili Levi, University of Miami School of Law, has published A 'Faustian Pact'?: Native Advertising and the Future of the Press. Here is the abstract. As technology undermines the economic model supporting the traditional press, news…
  • May 20

    The Relationship Between Privacy and Speech

    The Relationship Between Privacy and Speech
    Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., University of Alabama School of Law, has published Bringing Meiklejohn to Privacy: On the Essential Complementarity of Privacy and Speech in Information and Law in Transition 243 (Anna-Sara Lind, Inger Osterdahl,…
Rank this Week: 195

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/
  • May 21

    What Makes Lawyers Happy?

    What Makes Lawyers Happy?
    So asks the Daily Business Review in this article. The answers, according to the DBR poll?A sense of autonomy...being authentic and true to oneself. Relatedness to other people.Internal motivation for work - how much they chose their work…
  • May 21

    Can the 3d DCA Escape FL Supreme Court Review With a One-Sentence Affirmance?

    Can the 3d DCA Escape FL Supreme Court Review With a One-Sentence Affirmance?
    No it cannot you crafty fellows: Dr. Weingrad argues that there is nothing in the Third District’s one-sentence affirmance that provides this Court with jurisdiction under article V, section 3(b)(3), Florida Constitution. We disagree. …
  • May 20

    3d DCA Watch -- The Bunker is Back!

    3d DCA Watch -- The Bunker is Back!
    The bunker is in mourning this morning, now that the Resplendently Robed Ones have been de-festooned, leaving only black judicial shrouds of mindless sameness and conformity.But wait -- they can't take away our expressive underwear!It's party…
Rank this Week: 146

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • May 21

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?
    People constantly try pinning down my views on race, much to their frustration. I have spent more time representing black men pro bono than any of my social justice warrior critics. Blacks are treated differently by police, and this is such a…
  • May 20

    How Zoe Quinn Conned a Judge into Violating Eron Gjoni's Constitutional Right

    How Zoe Quinn Conned a Judge into Violating Eron Gjoni's Constitutional Right
    I didn't get involved in GamerGate due to a love or drama or because some girl was caught cheating on her boyfriend with five men in order to obtain free publicity for her video game. Whatever. Nor do I care about the video games industry.…
  • May 19

    Alex Lifschitz: Portrait of a Beverly Hills Rich Kid

    Alex Lifschitz: Portrait of a Beverly Hills Rich Kid
    After Zoe Quinn posted my home address and pictures of my home to members of a doxing and SWATTing forum, I hired a private investigator to conduct a risk assessment. My investigation extended to Alex Lifschitz, after he solicited death…
Rank this Week: 360

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 21

    Can Kids Choose Which Parent to Live With?

    Can Kids Choose Which Parent to Live With?
    There's a myth about child custody that when a child reaches the age of 14 he or she can decide which parent to live with. Unfortunately, this is not true. In many states there is a law that says that once a child reaches 14 years old, a…
  • May 20

    Support for Same-Sex Marriage Breaks Record

    Support for Same-Sex Marriage Breaks Record
    According to a new survey from Gallup, the support for same-sex marriage in America has reached an all-time high. Gallup's new survey shows that 60 percent of Americans approve of legalizing same-sex marriage. Gallup's results closely match…
  • May 19

    Don't Make These Divorce Mistakes!

    Don't Make These Divorce Mistakes!
    If you're getting divorced, you're not alone. With approximately 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce, you have bigger things to worry about than the stigma of being a "divorced guy" or "divorced gal." As someone about to walk down the…
Rank this Week: 282

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
Rank this Week: 726

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    A Deadly Affair

    A Deadly Affair
    Alexis Coe on the first successful use of the insanity defense in U.S. law, by a U.S. Congressman, no less, after he stood trial for murdering his wife's lover. Read her account here of Daniel Sickles' killing of Philip Barton Key (son of…
  • May 20

    Sexual Violence, and Game of Throne

    Sexual Violence, and Game of Throne
    The Washington Post's Alyssa Rosenberg discusses the shocking wedding night rape of character Sansa Stark on the May 17, 2015 episode of HBO's popular show Game of Thrones, and explains why she considers it part of the show's more…
  • May 20

    Law and Culture Conference Call For Papers: Deadline Extended Until June 30, 2015

    Law and Culture Conference Call For Papers: Deadline Extended Until June 30, 2015
    The Call for Papers of the Law and Culture Conference, to be held September 10-11 of this year, is open until June 30. More here.
Rank this Week: 135

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • May 21

    “Candid” Expert Witness Impresses BC Supreme Court

    “Candid” Expert Witness Impresses BC Supreme Court
    I have spent much time on this blog highlighting expert witnesses who have been criticized by trial judges.  On this note it is refreshing to see when an expert witness is complimented by the Court for being candid in their role.…
  • May 19

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Trochanteric Bursitis and Plateaued STI’s.

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Trochanteric Bursitis and Plateaued STI’s.
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic soft tissue injuries and bursitis. In today’s case (Diep v. Cunha) the Plaintiff was a pedestrian struck by a vehicle…
  • May 15

    “It Makes Little Sense” To Require Continuous Particulars of Damage

    “It Makes Little Sense” To Require Continuous Particulars of Damage
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vernon Registry, finding that “it makes little sense to require a plaintiff to be continuously updating past wage loss and special damages claimed”. In…
Rank this Week: 219

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 325

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 21

    resources for learning to code

    resources for learning to code
    Knowing how to write code (various types) is a skill that is always useful, and especially useful for librarians and others in the information biz.  The Digital Inspiration blog has a post titled The Best Websites to Learn Coding…
  • May 19

    Federal Agencies aren't making docs available online...

    Federal Agencies aren't making docs available online...
    The National Security Archive reports that an FOIA Audit has found that 19 years after the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments (E-FOIA) were passed by Congress, only 40 percent of agencies have followed the law’s…
  • May 18

    Fair Use Index from the US Copyright Office

    Fair Use Index from the US Copyright Office
    Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante recently announced the launch of the U.S. Copyright Office's Fair Use Index, which is designed to provide the public with searchable summaries of major fair use decisions. The Index was undertaken in…
Rank this Week: 956

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Bicycle Helmet Safety – the Importance of Preventing Head Injurie

    Bicycle Helmet Safety – the Importance of Preventing Head Injurie
    According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, bicycle accidents account for a significantly higher percentage of sports-related head injuries than football. This is surprising given that football typically dominates the head…
  • May 20

    Family Files Massachusetts Wrongful Death Case Against Boston University Fraternity

    Family Files Massachusetts Wrongful Death Case Against Boston University Fraternity
    The parents of Anthony Barksdale II are suing the Boston University chapter of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity for Massachusetts wrongful death. Their son, a college freshman, died after getting drunk at a pledge party in 2013. He was looking…
  • May 18

    Woman Who is Paralyzed after Delivering Baby Wins $35.4M Boston Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Woman Who is Paralyzed after Delivering Baby Wins $35.4M Boston Medical Malpractice Verdict
    Andrea Larkin has been awarded $35.4 million for Massachusetts medical malpractice. Larkin, who was not placed on a notification list for her brain abnormalities, which were identified during an MRI and CAT scan after she ran the Boston…
Rank this Week: 297

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
Rank this Week: 703

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • May 21

    Federal judge: banks deceived Fannie and Freddie on mortgage-backed securitie

    Federal judge: banks deceived Fannie and Freddie on mortgage-backed securitie
    "The magnitude of falsity, conservatively measured, is enormous," wrote U.S. District Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York near the start of her a 361-page ruling in Federal Housing Finance Agency v. Nomura Holding America,…
  • May 21

    Credit reporting agencies change policies to resolve States' investigation

    Credit reporting agencies change policies to resolve States' investigation
    Credit reporting agencies Experian, Equifax and TransUnion have agreed to pay $6 million to resolve an investigation by the attorney generals of 31 states into customer disputes over errors in their credit reports, fraud and identity theft.…
  • May 21

    Senators ask Attorney General to act against companies selling drugs as "dietary supplements"

    Senators ask Attorney General to act against companies selling drugs as "dietary supplements"
    The Hill reports that two senators are calling on Attorney General Loretta Lynch to take action against companies selling illegal drugs masquerading as dietary supplements. In a joint letter to Lynch on Tuesday, Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and…
Rank this Week: 181

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • May 21

    Thomas Jefferson In Hawai'i (He'll Always Have Paris)

    Thomas Jefferson In Hawai'i (He'll Always Have Paris)
    An attorney who achieved a measure of notoriety by appearing before the Kansas Supreme Court dressed as Thomas Jefferson was disbarred by that court. We had the story of the Kansas matter here. From the opinion In deciding that disbarment...
  • May 21

    Run Of The Mill Advice Gets Lawyer Censured

    Run Of The Mill Advice Gets Lawyer Censured
    The Colorado Presiding Disciplinary Judge approved a public censure of an attorney for misconduct in two matters. One is of particular interest Uwate was retained to defend an undocumented immigrant against charges for second-degree assault,…
  • May 21

    An Expensive Icemaker

    An Expensive Icemaker
    The Colorado Presiding Disciplinary Judge approved a stayed 90-day consent disposition Fischer’s misconduct took place during his representation of a client in a contested probate case. Fischer’s client refused to answer opposing…
Rank this Week: 407

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • May 21

    Saugus, Massachusetts: Wilmington Man Killed in Rollover Accident

    Saugus, Massachusetts: Wilmington Man Killed in Rollover Accident
    May 21 2015: John Thebeau, Jr., 62, of Wilmington, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained in a fatal rollover car accident, which occurred on Tuesday while he was driving south on Route 1 in Saugus.…
  • May 6

    Westfield, Massachusetts: Two Men Killed in Rollover on Massachusetts Turnpike

    Westfield, Massachusetts: Two Men Killed in Rollover on Massachusetts Turnpike
    May 6, 2015:  Brian White, 43, of Hamden, Connecticut, and Todd “Demse” Zullo, of Northampton, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the van they were traveling in overturned on the…
  • Apr 28

    Franklin, Massachusetts: Whitinsville Woman Killed in Accident on Interstate 495

    Franklin, Massachusetts: Whitinsville Woman Killed in Accident on Interstate 495
    April 28, 2015: April 26, Ashley Hartung, 31, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the car she was traveling in, struck the guardrail in the southbound lane of Interstate 495, near…
Rank this Week: 711

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Leeman v. Adams Extract & Spice Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 21, 2015)

    Leeman v. Adams Extract & Spice Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 21, 2015)
    Plaintiff files a Prop. 65 (toxic chemicals warning) case, and -- predictably -- it settles for a tiny amount of civil penalties plus a much larger amount of fees.  The trial court isn't happy with the stipulated $72,500 in fees, and…
  • May 20

    People v. Therman (Cal. Ct. App. - May 20, 2015)

    People v. Therman (Cal. Ct. App. - May 20, 2015)
    Defendant says that the trial court erred by imposing a no-contact order with the victim for five years.  The Attorney General agrees, and confesses error.The Court of Appeal says:  Wrong.Justice Robie says:  "You guys forgot…
  • May 20

    In Re Sena (Cal. Ct. App. - May 19, 2015)

    In Re Sena (Cal. Ct. App. - May 19, 2015)
    Richard Sena is serving a sentence of 16 to life for second degree murder.  He was convicted in 1992, and has been in prison ever since.In November 2011, the Board of Parole Hearings granted him parole.  But on April 26, 2012, the…
Rank this Week: 389

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • May 21

    SEC Launches Inquiring into JPMorgan’s Fund Sale

    SEC Launches Inquiring into JPMorgan’s Fund Sale
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:JP Morgan Chase & Co. is under investigation by the SEC and other regulators regarding the manner in which it sells its own mutual funds and other proprietary products.The SEC’s…
  • May 20

    New Obligation: Continuity Plan Required At Investment Advisory Firm

    New Obligation: Continuity Plan Required At Investment Advisory Firm
    The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has developed a model rule outlining policies that investment advisers should have in place to respond to natural disasters or the death or incapacitation of an executive.The…
  • May 19

    FINRA Arbitrators Order Goldman Sachs Pay $100 Million

    FINRA Arbitrators Order Goldman Sachs Pay $100 Million
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Goldman Sachs has been ordered to pay $100 million, plus interest, to the National Australia Bank (NAB) for violating industry practices related to the sale of mortgage-linked securities.…
Rank this Week: 121

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    More about Living Will

    More about Living Will
    Last week, I discussed living wills, sometimes called advance directives. That generated huge interest. Calls and e-mails poured in. End of life planning is hard. Advance care plans are designed to ensure that your wishes are honored when you…
  • May 20

    Comparative Negligence

    Comparative Negligence
    Most accident and injury cases in Florida are based on a theory of negligence. And in most cases the negligence in question was committed by the defendant against the plaintiff. By way of example, a simple case of negligence may involve a car…
  • May 18

    Respondeat Superior

    Respondeat Superior
    Respondeat superior is one of many latin phrases that is part of the personal injury legal landscape. Ultimately, respondeat superior translates to ‘let the master answer.’ It is a legal doctrine that is helpful to victims of…
Rank this Week: 774

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 658

Mississippi Accident Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various auto, truck and pedestrian accident cases. Published By Jackson, Mississippi Law Offices of Paul Snow.

http://www.mississippiaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    18 Wheeler Accident Results In Two Deaths In Jackson County, Mississippi

    18 Wheeler Accident Results In Two Deaths In Jackson County, Mississippi
    An accident involving an 18 wheeler and a car resulted in the death of the driver and passenger in the car. Ashton Johnson and her daughter Kinsey were killed in the wreck. The accident was caused by the driver...
  • Mar 23

    Multiple Crash Results In Death Of FedEx Driver Near Meridian, MS

    Multiple Crash Results In Death Of FedEx Driver Near Meridian, MS
    There were two crashes that ended up in the death of an FedEx driver on saturday, March 21st, 2015 near Meridian, MS. A toyota car rear-ended an 18 wheeler on I-20 in Toomsuba,MS about 4 a.m. disabling the car...
  • Dec 15

    Hancock County, Mississippi 18 Wheeler Crash Kills Four

    Hancock County, Mississippi 18 Wheeler Crash Kills Four
    A tractor-trailer slammed into eleven cars which were stopped on I-10 near the Louisiana state line killing four people and injuring a number of others. The accident started when the trailer attached to a pick-up truck overturned causing…
Rank this Week: 542

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 21

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade
    Lexis Advance’s “Get and Print” feature has been updated. You can now enter in up to 100 citations to get and print at one time. Contact any of your librarians for assistance with the “Get and Print” feature on…
  • May 20

    This Just In: NOLO Book

    This Just In: NOLO Book
    We have a new collection of about 20 “law for laypeople” books: Searching “NOLO law for all” as a series in our catalog will give you a list of all the titles we currently have.    The books will be shelved…
  • May 19

    Westlaw Printing Enhancements: Dropbox and Star Pagination

    Westlaw Printing Enhancements: Dropbox and Star Pagination
    WestlawNext has some new enhancements that users of the product might be interested in. We will highlight them (along with Lexis and Bloomberg) on our blog throughout the summer. For printing, users will notice an additional choice of Dropbox…
Rank this Week: 647

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • May 21

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van
    A San Jose resident has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after urinating on a median and then driving away in a minivan. According to reports the man, 37-year-old Yrineo Pantoja, then refused to stop for police eventually clipping one of the…
  • May 20

    Elementary School Assistant in Tennessee Drives Students, Charged For DUI

    Elementary School Assistant in Tennessee Drives Students, Charged For DUI
    An administrative assistant at an elementary school in Tennessee is being charged for DUI after allegedly driving 14 students to a party while under the influence. Toni Gioioso, who worked at the school for 16 years, was observed driving…
  • May 19

    MD Man Indicted for Negligent Homicide for DUI Crash

    MD Man Indicted for Negligent Homicide for DUI Crash
    Following a five month investigation by Maryland police, a man has been indicted for negligent homicide for a fatal single vehicle crash that killed one and injured three more. Karl Tomanek, is being charged with DUI and negligent homicide…
Rank this Week: 762

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Health Wonk Review at Julie's Place

    Health Wonk Review at Julie's Place
    HWR co-ordinator Julie Ferguson steps up to host this week's 'Review (your scheduled host, moi, is dealing with end-of-life issues with the canine member of our family).Please drop by for some great insights.Original content copyright ©…
  • May 21

    Unalienable Insurance?

    Unalienable Insurance?
    Via co-blogger Bob:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • May 21

    Georgia On My Mind

    Georgia On My Mind
    For the last 5+ years Humana has been my "go to" carrier for individual health insurance. Although I have scaled back my under 65 health insurance business, I still used them almost exclusively throughout 2014 and 2015.This will be my last…
Rank this Week: 262

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • May 21

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.
    During a recent trip, Lawyer 2 Lawyer host Bob Ambrogi visited Legal Talk Network headquarters in Denver, Colorado. While there, he interviewed hosts from another legal podcast called ‘FOSS+beer’. With their general focus on law,…
  • May 1

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right
    Credited with saving millions of lives per year, few health programs can boast the success of vaccinations. Even for those who, for health reasons, can’t be inoculated, vaccines provide a type of community immunity by preventing…
  • Apr 17

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'
    His name is James McGill, but most of us know him as Slipping Jimmy, or Saul Goodman, an ethically conflicted advocate for the unlawful. Making his debut in season two of 'Breaking Bad', actor Bob Odenkirk brought life to his loveably shady…
Rank this Week: 550

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 21

    News Scan

    News Scan
    NE Bill Abolishing Death Penalty Approved:  A bill abolishing the death penalty was approved on Wednesday by Nebraska's legislature with a 32 to 15 vote.  The AP reports that Governor Pete Ricketts promises to veto the bill,…
  • May 21

    George Will's Limp Case Against the Death Penalty

    George Will's Limp Case Against the Death Penalty
    George Will has a column in today's Washington Post titled, "Capital Punishment's Slow Death."  In it, Will makes three arguments against the death penalty.  All of them are wrong.Here's how he puts it:The conservative case against…
  • May 20

    Bulk Collection of Telephone Records and the Patriot Act

    Bulk Collection of Telephone Records and the Patriot Act
    Congress is presently debating whether and to what extent to re-authorize bulk collection of telephone records, a key provision set forth in Section 215 of the Patriot Act.  My friend Rachel Brand, a former Assistant Attorney General for…
Rank this Week: 302

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • May 21

    Benitez v United Home of N.Y. LLC

    Benitez v United Home of N.Y. LLC
    2015_30794 by Leonard E Sienko Jr Decision of Interest – Professional Responsibility – Bank awarded summary judgment on liability against closing attorneys who failed to disclose subject premises did not have certificate of…
  • May 15

    Report Foreign Financial Account(s) by June 30

    Report Foreign Financial Account(s) by June 30
    If you have a client with one or more foreign bank or financial accounts exceeding $10,000 in value, you must file a Report of Foreign Bank Account(s) (FBAR) by June 30. Reports must be filed electronically through the BSA E-Filing…
  • May 14

    The “Indestructible” ioSafe SoloPro and Rugged Portable External Hard Drives–Sam Glover

    The “Indestructible” ioSafe SoloPro and Rugged Portable External Hard Drives–Sam Glover
    by Sam Glover *** Reviewing an external hard drive is not generally very interesting. The best ones are no-frills, empty drives. Since you cannot test long-term reliability in the short term, the feature that matters…
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Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • May 21

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Say What? How the Brain Separates Our Ability to Talk and Write, Science Daily In The Popular Press: Fruit Flies Are Shown to Enter a Fearlike State, NY Times The Database of All Things Brainy,...
  • May 18

    "Brain Science and the Theory of Juvenile Mens Rea"

    "Brain Science and the Theory of Juvenile Mens Rea"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in North Carolina Law Review): "Brain Science and the Theory of Juvenile Mens Rea" JENNY E. CARROLL, University of Alabama - School of Law The law has long recognized the distinction between adults…
  • May 18

    On "The Limited Right to Alter Memory"

    On "The Limited Right to Alter Memory"
    At the Legal Theory Blog, Larry Solum recommends my "The Limited Right to Alter Memory," (Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 40, p. 658 (2014)) recently posted to SSRN. Here's the free link and here's the abstract: We like to think...
Rank this Week: 378

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/
Rank this Week: 287

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Revoking an Old Will or Trust

    Revoking an Old Will or Trust
    When a person executes a subsequent testamentary document, it is prudent to clearly revoke the old document or ensure that the old one is destroyed. This applies to either a trust or will. Although the cases I've seen typically involve a…
  • May 8

    Trustee Accounting & Res Judicata

    Trustee Accounting & Res Judicata
    When an aggrieved party seeks judicial redress, he or she generally has one chance to remedy the issue. In simple terms, a litigant has "one bite at the apple." He or she cannot continuously re-litigate the matter if all the facts have been…
  • Apr 29

    The Harsh Consequences of Intestacy - Estate of Britel

    The Harsh Consequences of Intestacy - Estate of Britel
    Intestacy, the consequence of a person not writing a will, can result in harsh consequences. For example, the decedent might have despised an heir who otherwise inherits from their estate just for the sheer fact that the heir is next of kin.…
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3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • May 21

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New
    A couple months ago, I had a great conversation with Kevin Mitchell of ModioLegal about his product and its "reading the news" concept. He and I talked about the different methods of delivering information and current content to lawyers and…
  • May 15

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card
    Dan and Jane return after a very long hiatus.  Inspired by Marlene's terrific post and the impassioned discussion that it began amongst friends. Jane: Dan!  I haven't seen you forever.  How have you…
  • May 13

    How Do You Connect?

    How Do You Connect?
    Image [cc] Clive Darra I started a very robust conversation with some colleagues the other day, including Dan and Jane of this site, who I am certain you will hear from soon, about a decision my team made to opt out of business cards. …
Rank this Week: 468

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 21

    Aboriginals not entitled to ‘representative’ jurors, SCC rule

    Aboriginals not entitled to ‘representative’ jurors, SCC rule
    Accused at trial are not entitled to a jury that includes members of their own race or religion, but rather only a “fair and honest” process of random jury selection, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.Today’s…
  • May 21

    Legal news roundup - May 21, 2015

    Legal news roundup - May 21, 2015
    CanadaLawyers for Air Canada class action explain details of lawsuit potential to passengers, Canadian PressUber driver charged with sexual assault in Vaughan, Canadian PressHonorary doctorate awarded to 95-year-old lawyer still practising…
  • May 20

    Ontario judge finds police tone deaf about right to counsel

    Ontario judge finds police tone deaf about right to counsel
    An impaired driving-related conviction has been quashed by an Ontario Superior Court judge because a police officer concluded that responding “yeah yeah” in a flippant fashion, meant the accused had waived his right to contact…
Rank this Week: 173

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/
  • May 21

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"
    Story at ArsTechnica. Excerpt: A New York state judge earlier this month decided that as many as nine lawyers from various high-profile law firms who represented Ceglia must defend Zuckerberg's lawsuit. That decision came weeks before a…
  • May 20

    Judges May “Encourage” Pro Bono Legal Service

    Judges May “Encourage” Pro Bono Legal Service
    [This post is from Ray McKoski.] Today, the ABA issued Formal Opinion 470 advising that a judge may author a letter encouraging lawyers to participate in pro bono legal service programs. While the casual observer might not see an issue...
  • May 18

    Private law firm's use of AG's letterhead presents question of fact under debt collection law

    Private law firm's use of AG's letterhead presents question of fact under debt collection law
    In a case where a law firm's use of the state Attorney General's letterhead was allegedly a violation of debt collection laws, the Sixth Circuit has reversed the trial court's summary judgment for the law firm and has sent the...
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 21

    Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics: Register Now

    Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics: Register Now
    Law Students, Want to a brush-up on your legal research skills before your summer job or your first year of law practice? The Law Library reference librarians will help you improve your research skills in our Prepare for Practice: Legal…
  • May 14

    Mark Your Calendars. Awesomeness is Coming.

    Mark Your Calendars. Awesomeness is Coming.
    Oh man. These are some exciting times. I’m not talking about the soon-to-be law graduates (although, you know, congrats) or the so-to-be-finished-with-finals 1Ls and 2Ls (again, congrats). No. I’m talking about how the legalverse…
  • May 13

    Passport Services closed 5/15/15

    Passport Services closed 5/15/15
    The Law Library’s Passport Services office will be closed on Friday, May 15, 2015. The Passport Office will re-open on Monday, May 18, at 10:00 a.m. http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/services/passport.asp
Rank this Week: 911

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • May 21

    Hull on Estates #419 – Communication with experts and disclosure of draft

    Hull on Estates #419 – Communication with experts and disclosure of draft
    http://traffic.libsyn.com/kirsten/HOE_419_FINAL.mp3 This week on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Andrea Buncic discuss the recent decision of Moore v. Gatahun, 2015 ONCA 55, and counsels’ permissible communications with expert…
  • May 19

    When Trustees Need a Divorce

    When Trustees Need a Divorce
    The use of multiple trustees has advantages and disadvantages. Trustees can supervise each other and prevent mistakes and fraud depriving those interested in the Estate of their due. On the other hand, and particularly poignant in estates…
  • May 18

    Withdrawal of Funds From Trust To Estate Trustee’s Legal Fee

    Withdrawal of Funds From Trust To Estate Trustee’s Legal Fee
    Lawyers are often asked to hold estate assets in trust for a client who is an Estate Trustee. This makes perfect sense. Where the lawyer is advising the Estate Trustee on administration, it may be that an “estate account” at a…
Rank this Week: 114

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • May 21

    How to beat procrastination without really trying

    How to beat procrastination without really trying
    There are hundreds of tips and strategies on how to beat procrastination floating around. That’s too many, if you ask me. Instead of giving you a laundry list of ideas I want to share with you just three. (1) DON’T DO IT Not…
  • May 20

    Delegate and grow rich

    Delegate and grow rich
    Okay, you (finally) agree that you can’t do it all and that if you want to earn more and not work yourself to death you need to delegate (more). Where do you start? You start with the philosophy that you should delegate everything,…
  • May 19

    How to select more profitable cases and client

    How to select more profitable cases and client
    A subscriber asked for my thoughts on how to select, “more meritorious and profitable cases and eliminate smaller cases or “junk” that takes far too much time in proportion to profit potential.” I thought he was…
Rank this Week: 561

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 21

    Where To Locate Your China Company

    Where To Locate Your China Company
    The other day I was talking with a U.S. based non-tech consumer company about their commencing retail operations in China. This is a new client and at some point in the conversation I started getting specific about what it takes to form a…
  • May 19

    Getting Counterfeit Products Off China Websites: It’s Possible

    Getting Counterfeit Products Off China Websites: It’s Possible
      A couple of our China lawyers spend a small part of nearly every day writing to or calling Chinese websites like Alibaba to request that they take down counterfeit products. Their success rate on getting these products removed within a…
  • May 18

    How To Protect Your Intellectual Property In China: May 21 Seminar In Irvine, California

    How To Protect Your Intellectual Property In China: May 21 Seminar In Irvine, California
    On Thursday, May 21, I will be speaking at the UC Irvine Law School at an all day China IP seminar organized by the U.S. Commercial Service, the Southern California District Export Council, UC Irvine Law School, and the John S. and Marilyn…
Rank this Week: 100

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • May 21

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review
    We're just a few short days away from Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It's also the tail end of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month so our prescription is to get your fill of…
  • May 20

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp
    At its Annual Issues symposium held last week, NCCI offered it's State of the Line, an overview of the health of the work comp industry. The press release NCCI offers a summary:Calm Now ... But Turbulence Ahead Outlook for Workers…
  • May 8

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 440

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • May 21

    Presumed Fair? Voir Dire on the Fundamentals of Our Criminal Justice System

    Presumed Fair? Voir Dire on the Fundamentals of Our Criminal Justice System
    Vida B. Johnson Presumed Fair? Voir Dire on the Fundamentals of Our Criminal Justice System Abstract: The American criminal justice system is built on three bedrock principles: the presumption of innocence, the burden of proof, and the…
  • May 18

    The Origins, Evolution and Puzzling Irrelevance of Jury Recommendations in Second-Degree Murder Sentencing

    The Origins, Evolution and Puzzling Irrelevance of Jury Recommendations in Second-Degree Murder Sentencing
    The Origins, Evolution and Puzzling Irrelevance of Jury Recommendations in Second-Degree Murder Sentencing Micah B. Rankin Abstract: Section 745 of the Criminal Code is currently the only area of Canadian sentencing law that contemplates a…
  • May 13

    Iowa Judge Dimisses Jury Pool Due to Lack of Diversity

    Iowa Judge Dimisses Jury Pool Due to Lack of Diversity
    An Iowa judge has dismissed a 112 person jury pool (venire) because it lacked sufficient diversity. In this case, an African-American defendant is on trial for killing his white girlfriend. Of the 112 potential jurors summoned, 111 identified…
Rank this Week: 530

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 21

    Nebraska lawmakers approve bill abolishing death penalty

    Nebraska lawmakers approve bill abolishing death penalty
    Nebraska lawmakers voted 32-15 Wednesday to approve a bill [LB 268 materials] abolishing the death penalty. Earlier in April Nebraska lawmakers voted 30-13 in favor [JURIST report] of the legislation to repeal the death penalty and replace it…
  • May 21

    Louisiana governor issues executive order after religious objections bill defeated

    Louisiana governor issues executive order after religious objections bill defeated
    [JURIST] Louisiana legislatures on Tuesday rejected a religious objections bill that was pushed by Governor Bobby Jindal [official website]. A House legal committee voted 10-2 [AP report] to kill the bill, ending weeks of serious debate.…
  • May 21

    Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couple

    Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couple
    The Supreme Court of the US Virgin Islands [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that second-parent adoptions by same-sex couples are permitted under Virgin Islands law. The children’s fathers are anonymous sperm donors who…
Rank this Week: 10

The Korean Law Blog

The Korean Law Blog

Provides updates and comments on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • May 21

    Being An Expat Dad in Korea: Yes - Not a Law Article Today

    Being An Expat Dad in Korea: Yes - Not a Law Article Today
    The following post is not on law, but it is from one of our commercial advisers and it is one of the best articles I have read from the Korea Times for a long long time (hey since I wrote for the Korea Times) Being an expat dad in Korea is…
  • May 11

    Tobacco Business/Manufacturing Act Upheld by Constitutional Court of Korea

    Tobacco Business/Manufacturing Act Upheld by Constitutional Court of Korea
    As many of the readers of this blog know, I worked for the Constitutional Court of Korea.  One of the Korean attorneys at our Firm, also, worked for the Court.  No surprise for us in this decision.  Anti-smoking activists lost…
  • May 11

    Fleeing Korea while under Police/Prosecutor Investigation: International Hold in Korea

    Fleeing Korea while under Police/Prosecutor Investigation: International Hold in Korea
    We have, recently, learned that even if the Korean prosecution/police have not requested that an accused be placed on an international hold, some records of police investigations, indictments and proposed fines and sentences by the…
Rank this Week: 834

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Colourless Copaxone in the clear: Teva's synthesis patents held to be (mostly) valid

    Colourless Copaxone in the clear: Teva's synthesis patents held to be (mostly) valid
    Glatiramer acetate in actionIn the patent world, there are some cases that just keep on giving.  One such is the continuing litigation between Synthon and Teva over Copaxone (glatiramer acetate), which is a treatment for multiple…
  • May 21

    EPO revises proposals for renewal fees for Unitary Patents - but does it really make any difference?

    EPO revises proposals for renewal fees for Unitary Patents - but does it really make any difference?
    A couple of months ago Merpel reported on the first proposal presented by the President of the European Patent Office to the Select Committee of the Administrative Council concerning the level of renewal fees for the Unitary Patent.This…
  • May 21

    Thursday thingie

    Thursday thingie
    Every Kat's nightmare: the dreadedThree Pekes Challenge ...The name of Haydn Gush is unknown to most readers of this blog, but he is part of our IP ecosystem, being one of those "behind the scenes" folk who work so hard to help arrange IP…
Rank this Week: 66

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 867

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 21

    Think First: Consider The Ramifications Of Divorce

    Think First: Consider The Ramifications Of Divorce
    Divorce can make even the most successful and intelligent people act irrationally. Too many individuals allow emotions to dictate their decision-making process when it comes to issues of marriage and fail to consider all the ramifications of…
  • May 20

    DadsDivorce LIVE: A Magazine For Divorced Dad

    DadsDivorce LIVE: A Magazine For Divorced Dad
    Michael Rodriguez is the founder of the Divorced Dads Facebook group, which is an online community of more than 16,000 that gives divorced or separated dads a place to meet and discuss how to become a better father. In the next…
  • May 19

    Frequently Asked Questions About Summer Parenting Time

    Frequently Asked Questions About Summer Parenting Time
    School is almost out and summer vacation is just around the corner. While this is an exciting time for you and your children, divorced parents should know a few things about summer parenting time. Many parents don’t realize that regular…
Rank this Week: 139