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MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Taking Without Giving: A Tax Con Reawakened

    Taking Without Giving: A Tax Con Reawakened
    They’re at it again. The folks who are skilled at making themselves appear financially oppressed even though they are swimming in wealth have persuaded some of their “employees” to introduce the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015.…
  • Mar 30

    Battle Over Highway Infrastructure Taxation Heats Up in Alabama

    Battle Over Highway Infrastructure Taxation Heats Up in Alabama
    The highway funding situation in Alabama isn’t all that different from what exists in most other states. Roads are falling apart, funding is insufficient because increases in vehicle fuel economy means less gasoline and diesel is sold,…
  • Mar 27

    Yes, Tax Uncertainty Hurt

    Yes, Tax Uncertainty Hurt
    In a recent commentary, Tom Giovanetti of The Institute for Policy Innovation explains that tax uncertainty causes economic harm. Tax uncertainty exists when taxpayers don’t know what the tax law applicable to a particular year will be…
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Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Apr 1

    It's not goodbye - It's see you later

    It's not goodbye - It's see you later
    Over the past 3 months, our team of 5 U of A law students have been blogging every weekday about the Magna Carta in celebration of its 800th birthday. We started with a history of the document and summarized how...
  • Mar 31

    Ms. Magna Carta's Interview with Dean Paton

    Ms. Magna Carta's Interview with Dean Paton
    For our last substantive post of the semester, we had the opportunity and privilege to interview Dr. Paul Paton, Dean of the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. We would like to thank Dean Paton for his unequivocal enthusiasm and...
  • Mar 30

    The Duo Behind It All

    The Duo Behind It All
    The Magna Carta coming to Canada is a rare, commemorative event - one which no Canadian is likely to experience again. The exhibit has taken great effort by two individuals, Len and Suzy Rodness, the Co-Chairs of Magna Carta Canada....
Rank this Week: 713

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Group Study Rooms to Be Remodeled

    Group Study Rooms to Be Remodeled
    Associate Dean Hazel Pennington announced today that over spring break the law library had plumbing installed to accommodate hot tubs in three of the group study rooms rooms on L2. "I think this will increase usage of the study rooms, while…
  • Mar 20

    Let the Sunshine In: Open Meetings and Open Records in Washington State

    Let the Sunshine In: Open Meetings and Open Records in Washington State
    Today is the last day of the annual Sunshine Week, a "celebration of access to public information." While you contemplate our gloomy spring weather (at least west of the Cascades), check out these Washington State sunshine laws and resources:…
  • Mar 18

    Death Penalty Research Made Easy!

    Death Penalty Research Made Easy!
    Researching death penalty laws and practices of a country can be a daunting task, but the Death Penalty Worldwide (DPW) website is a great starting point. Created by Professor Sandra Babcock (Cornell University Law School) in partnership with…
Rank this Week: 791

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 41

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 402

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Apr 1

    Post-merger Cultural Integration Success Program

    Post-merger Cultural Integration Success Program
     - by Randi Val Morrison This recent article from Deloitte is noteworthy because it addresses a scarcely resourced, but virtually always encountered, merger challenge – post-merger cultural integration issues. The article…
  • Mar 26

    Transcript: “Merger Filings with the SEC – Nuts & Bolts”

    Transcript: “Merger Filings with the SEC – Nuts & Bolts”
    We have posted the transcript for our recent webcast: “Merger Filings with the SEC: Nuts & Bolts.”
  • Mar 25

    Another SEC Enforcement Sweep? This Time In Connection With Going Private Transaction

    Another SEC Enforcement Sweep? This Time In Connection With Going Private Transaction
    Here’s a blog by Gibson Dunn’s Jim Moloney & Andrew Fabens: Last Friday, the SEC announced that it had settled a string of 21C administrative proceedings brought against eight officers, directors, and shareholders of public…
Rank this Week: 392

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Apr 1

    Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide for D&O

    Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide for D&O
    This new white paper from Foley provides a practical, easy-to-follow blueprint for directors and officers to tackle cybersecurity. Notably, the paper includes individual “bite-sized” checklists of important…
  • Mar 31

    Hotline Benchmarking: Leap in Retaliation Report Substantiation Rate

    Hotline Benchmarking: Leap in Retaliation Report Substantiation Rate
    NAVEX Global’s just-published annual hotline benchmark report reveals some noteworthy findings, including: - Substantiation rates for retaliation reports spiked from a consistently historical 10-12% to 27%…
  • Mar 30

    Board Composition: Insights From Investor

    Board Composition: Insights From Investor
    With board composition and renewal under increasing scrutiny, this recent EY report summarizing views of institutional investors, investor associations and advisors about board composition and board composition disclosure is instructive.…
Rank this Week: 329

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    NEW COURT SCHEDULE

    NEW COURT SCHEDULE
    In an order dated today and to be released later today, a consortium of Dade Judges are announcing a pilot project to stagger court starting times to alleviate courthouse crowding, parking issues, witness issues, juror issues, and even…
  • Mar 31

    FROM JAILER TO JAIL

    FROM JAILER TO JAIL
    The story of former NYC police commissioner Bernie Kerik reads like a Shakespeare tragedy. An ultimate insider, vetted and nominated for a cabinet post in the Bush administration, Kerik ended up in a  federal prison for three…
  • Mar 29

    THE DEFENSE CALLS….

    THE DEFENSE CALLS….
    The NY Times Magazine had a very informative article on the Colorado SuperMax prison and what solitary confinement does to an individual (it makes them go crazy). We strongly suggest you read it. The NY Times here also ponders the…
Rank this Week: 156

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Apr 1

    State of Emergency Declared As Tornadoes Hit Moore, Oklahoma Area Again: Oklahoma Coverage Serie

    State of Emergency Declared As Tornadoes Hit Moore, Oklahoma Area Again: Oklahoma Coverage Serie
    I recently blogged about predictions for a lighter storm season this year in the southern United States. It is a good thing I closed by saying “don’t get too excited about this prediction.” On the heels of that blog…
  • Mar 31

    Dealing With Marijuana Insurance Claim

    Dealing With Marijuana Insurance Claim
    Only in cool and wacky California would I be in a property insurance claims seminar titled, Dealing With Marijuana Insurance Claims. The presentation was by Robb Greenspan at the First Party Claims Conference West in sunny Marina del Rey last…
  • Mar 30

    Superstorm Sandy Draft Estimates of Damage Ordered Produced--Have They Been Altered as Well?

    Superstorm Sandy Draft Estimates of Damage Ordered Produced--Have They Been Altered as Well?
    All estimates of damage, including draft estimates of damage made by adjusters, have been ordered to be produced in a Superstorm Sandy flood damage case.1 Typically, insurance company flood attorneys have made the same arguments they made…
Rank this Week: 254

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 1

    CEO Side Payment

    CEO Side Payment
    Brian Broughman has a new paper, CEO Side Payments in M&A Deals. Side payments are different from golden parachutes. They are often structured as completion bonuses. So, for example, it's not uncommon that a general counsel of a target…
  • Mar 31

    On Shareholder Activism and the Great Takeover Debate

    On Shareholder Activism and the Great Takeover Debate
    At a seminar the other night on shareholder activism, I noted that battle over shareholder activism is really nothing more than a continuation of the takeover battles of the 1980s. Both sides are the same, the arguments reasonably familiar.…
  • Mar 25

    Exclusive forum ... I sense a trend

    Exclusive forum ... I sense a trend
    Kraft announced its acquisition by Heinz this morning. And, I sense a trend. Although Kraft hasn't filed a copy of the merger agreement, yet, it has filed an 8-K with amendments to its bylaws. In what I sense is becoming...
Rank this Week: 252

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Apr 1

    Self-Portrait

    Self-Portrait
    William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1995. He was 61 years old. Before his diagnosis, Utermohlen was a successful artist. Though his legacy may be his paintings pre-1995, the work he did between 1995-2000…
  • Mar 31

    Protection and Advocacy

    Protection and Advocacy
    If you have a loved one in a nursing home in South Carolina, we encourage you to take a look at the Protection & Advocacy website. This link will take you to a page where you can see P&A Inspection Reports of Community Residential…
  • Mar 30

    Hidden Camera Records Neglect

    Hidden Camera Records Neglect
    Junetta Jenkins, Jasmine Franco, Champagne Anderson, Savannah Harding, Binita Dahal, and Faye Aguillon are facing charges of neglect after one resident’s son called to complain about the care his father was receiving. The man’s…
Rank this Week: 57

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Apr 1

    Bank Directors Facing Increased Regulatory Scrutiny, Raising Fears of Potential New Liability Exposure

    Bank Directors Facing Increased Regulatory Scrutiny, Raising Fears of Potential New Liability Exposure
    Federal banking regulators have stepped up their interactions with and scrutiny of bank directors, according a recent Wall Street Journal article. The March 31, 2015 article, entitled “Regulators Intensify Scrutiny of Bank Boards”…
  • Mar 31

    Cornerstone Research: Accounting-Related Securities Suits Jump in 2014

    Cornerstone Research: Accounting-Related Securities Suits Jump in 2014
    The number of securities class action lawsuit filings raising accounting allegations rose by 47 percent in 2014 compared to the prior year, according to a new report from Cornerstone Research. The March 31, 2015 report, entitled…
  • Mar 30

    Paris Arts Review

    Paris Arts Review
    The D&O Diary rounded out its European visit last week with a quick weekend visit to Paris. In addition to rendezvous with friends and family, the stopover included several long walks, two encounters with the Parisian contemporary art…
Rank this Week: 493

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Apr 1

    Federal Court Enjoins Reboots of “Twin Peaks” and “The X-Files” On “1990’s Estoppel” Ground

    Federal Court Enjoins Reboots of “Twin Peaks” and “The X-Files” On “1990’s Estoppel” Ground
    Big news from the West Coast in entertainment litigation. This morning, a federal court in California enjoined certain Hollywood studios and related companies from beginning production on the recently announced reboots of the…
  • Mar 31

    One Shining Moment

    One Shining Moment
    On Monday evening, April 6, 2015, two teams will take the floor in Indianapolis for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. As the winning team cuts down the nets, CBS Sports will play highlights from the tournament, set to the song,…
  • Mar 30

    Contaminated Food Recalls: The Remedy For A Mistake

    Contaminated Food Recalls: The Remedy For A Mistake
    Well, it has been a rough month for processed foods.  Several weeks ago, Kraft recalled 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese after the discovery of metal shards in 8 of those boxes.  Last week, frozen-food manufacturer…
Rank this Week: 224

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

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

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Illinois Appellate Court Misapplication of Bartlett Preemption: The Monster Case of the Week

    Illinois Appellate Court Misapplication of Bartlett Preemption: The Monster Case of the Week
    It was big news that there will be a six hour return of The X-Files, a show that dazzled us from 1993 to 2002.  The "myth-arc" episodes about an alien invasion, black oil, and the disappearance of Special Agent Mulder's sister were…
  • Mar 31

    Breaking News − Reinforcement For Buckman

    Breaking News − Reinforcement For Buckman
    We’ve been watching for Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc., ___ U.S. ___, 2015 WL 14194231 (U.S. Mar. 31, 2015), ever since we spotted an intriguing footnote mentioning the certiorari grant in Ouellette v. Mills, ___ F. Supp.3d…
  • Mar 31

    That One Particular Deposition

    That One Particular Deposition
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only.            In pharmaceutical litigation, discovery is almost…
Rank this Week: 736

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Apr 1

    Congress Considers A Tax On Email (April Fool’s Day Edition)

    Congress Considers A Tax On Email (April Fool’s Day Edition)
    With the deficit refusing to shrink on its own, Congress is taking measures into its own hands - by considering a proposal to tax email (don't worry: emails with pictures of kittens are totally exempt).
  • Mar 31

    Taxes From A To Z (2015): S Is For Scam

    Taxes From A To Z (2015): S Is For Scam
    Taxes From A To Z (2015): S Is For Scam
  • Mar 31

    Don’t Be That Client: 8 Clients That Drive Tax Pros Crazy

    Don’t Be That Client: 8 Clients That Drive Tax Pros Crazy
    Looking for a good tax professional? Then be a good tax client. I asked tax professionals to offer up client behaviors that drive them the most crazy during tax season. Here are their responses. Don't be that client.
Rank this Week: 228

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    When English-only policies and federal labor law collide

    When English-only policies and federal labor law collide
    It’s been nearly 8(!) years since I first wrote about the legality of English-only workplace rules. If you scan the archives, all of my coverage of this issue has focused on whether such policies discriminate on the basis of national…
  • Mar 31

    Are Meerkat and Periscope the “next big thing” for employers to worry about?

    Are Meerkat and Periscope the “next big thing” for employers to worry about?
    Have you downloaded Meerkat or Periscope to your iPhone? Do you even know what Meerkat and Periscope are? They are new apps that permit you to live-stream video. They essentially work the same way—when you launch a live-stream, the app…
  • Mar 30

    6th Circuit deals blow to independent contractor

    6th Circuit deals blow to independent contractor
    Have you ever had the cable guy show up to your house, only to see the name of some random LLC on the side of his work truck? Many cable companies use the services of “independent contractor” installers. But, are those installers…
Rank this Week: 71

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 1

    NY Times: Law Schools and Legal Industry Show Signs of Life, Despite Forecasts of Doom

    NY Times: Law Schools and Legal Industry Show Signs of Life, Despite Forecasts of Doom
    New York Times Deal Book: Law Schools and Industry Show Signs of Life, Despite Forecasts of Doom, by Steven Davidoff Solomon (UC-Berkeley): Law school enrollment has plummeted to the lowest level in decades. If a bottom has been reached, is…
  • Apr 1

    Does Professor Who Is Denied Tenure Have The Right To See Student Evaluations Of Her And Her Colleagues?

    Does Professor Who Is Denied Tenure Have The Right To See Student Evaluations Of Her And Her Colleagues?
    Chronicle of Higher Education, Court Battle Over Tenure Denial Centers on Privacy of Student Evaluations: Should the confidentiality shrouding students’ evaluations of college instructors always be protected, even if it might conceal…
  • Apr 1

    Subscribing To TaxProf Blog

    Subscribing To TaxProf Blog
    We offer three ways to have TaxProf Blog content automatically delivered to your computer, tablet, or smart phone: Follow @SoCalTaxProf RSS Feeds: You can subscribe to one of three different feeds to receive TaxProf Blog posts via your RSS…
Rank this Week: 45

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Governor Pardons Drunk Driver Convicted in Bloomfield Hill

    Governor Pardons Drunk Driver Convicted in Bloomfield Hill
    Attorney Alan Gocha, Jr.People that drive the mean streets of Bloomfield Hills, West Bloomfield and Keego Harbor drive in fear. At least when they've had a few drinks at the bars and restaurants along Orchard Lake or Telegraph Roads, or…
  • Mar 29

    SCOTUS Considers Mental Disability and the Death Penalty

    SCOTUS Considers Mental Disability and the Death Penalty
    Tomorrow, the United States Supreme Court will hear one hour of oral argument on an issue it already has considered on a few occasions since the turn of the century: the proper procedure to determine whether a convicted murderer is mentally…
  • Mar 28

    Michigan's Official Position on Same-Sex Marriage

    Michigan's Official Position on Same-Sex Marriage
    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court yesterday laying out Michigan's official position on the constitutional question of whether states can ban same-sex marriage. The response brief was…
Rank this Week: 835

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 662

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 1

    25% of Ohio’s 2010 bar admittees aren’t practicing law

    25% of Ohio’s 2010 bar admittees aren’t practicing law
    A law professor who used a bar directory and online resources to track down more than 1,100 lawyers who passed Ohio’s bar exam in 2010… The post 25% of Ohio’s 2010 bar admittees aren’t practicing law appeared on…
  • Mar 31

    What is litigation finance?

    What is litigation finance?
    In recent years, litigation finance has seen something of a meteoric rise among lawyers and CFOs alike. And yet, the practice still remains something of a mystery. The post What is litigation finance? appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
  • Mar 30

    AG: Former bar president charged with UPL – lacked license and never attended law school

    AG: Former bar president charged with UPL – lacked license and never attended law school
    A former partner at a Pennsylvania law firm who served at one point as president of her county bar association not only lacked a law… The post AG: Former bar president charged with UPL – lacked license and never attended law…
Rank this Week: 145

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Apr 1

    Overcome Chronic Back Pain with Healthy Habit

    Overcome Chronic Back Pain with Healthy Habit
    Most lawyers fulfill all the conditions that eventually lead to chronic back pain. Avoid serious injuries by following these five steps.
  • Mar 31

    Podcast #12: Ellie Krug on Starting a Firm and Litigating as Both a Man and as a Woman

    Podcast #12: Ellie Krug on Starting a Firm and Litigating as Both a Man and as a Woman
    Google is going to start directly penalizing websites that aren’t mobile device–friendly. We explain why this is important. Also, in its secret labs Google is learning to tell whether you are lying or not. Just something else to…
  • Mar 30

    How to Fight Inbox Overload with Outlook

    How to Fight Inbox Overload with Outlook
    The busier your law practice, the more overwhelming your email inbox becomes. Here are three tools in Microsoft Outlook to help manage all those emails.
Rank this Week: 108

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Court Says Sun Worshipping Atheism Is Not A "Religion"

    Court Says Sun Worshipping Atheism Is Not A "Religion"
    In Copple v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, (CA App., March 24, 2015), a California appeals court affirmed a trial court decision holding that Sun Worshipping Atheism is not a "religion" for purposes of…
  • Apr 1

    4th Circuit Vacates Trial Court's Abstention In South Carolina Episcopal Diocese Trademark Litigation

    4th Circuit Vacates Trial Court's Abstention In South Carolina Episcopal Diocese Trademark Litigation
    In vonRosenberg v. Lawrence, (4th Cir., March 31, 2015), the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a federal district court's decision that declined to exercise jurisdiction over a trademark infringement case growing out of the…
  • Mar 31

    Arkansas Legislature Passes RFRA Law That Is Broader Than Indiana'

    Arkansas Legislature Passes RFRA Law That Is Broader Than Indiana'
    The Arkansas General Assembly today gave final passage to HB 1228, the Arkansas Religious Freedom Restoration Act (full text) and sent it to Gov. Asa Hutchinson for his signature.  The bill's passage comes as growing controversy…
Rank this Week: 40

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Apr 1

    Female serial killers: Who they are and how they kill

    Female serial killers: Who they are and how they kill
    Our posts on women stalkers are often listed in internet searches that bring people to our blog. Women stalk. Women also kill. In fact, it is believed that about 16% of serial killers (about 1 in 6) are female. Although it is hard for many to…
  • Mar 30

    Simple Jury Persuasion: “Hey, look over here for a second!” 

    Simple Jury Persuasion: “Hey, look over here for a second!” 
    This is sort of scary research. We all like to think our views on moral issues are pretty consistent and not easily shaken. That would be incorrect. They are not consistent and they are easily shaken. At least these are the conclusions…
  • Mar 27

    Fire-setters: Psychotic and non-psychotic 

    Fire-setters: Psychotic and non-psychotic 
    There is a lot of literature on fire-setters but not, apparently, on how psychotic fire-setters differ from those who are not psychotic. As it turns out, there are some significant differences. Researchers in The Netherlands examined the…
Rank this Week: 161

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    An Empirical Lesson on Bluffing in Trademark Dispute

    An Empirical Lesson on Bluffing in Trademark Dispute
    While it’s a great song, Kenny Rogers’ classic The Gambler doesn’t provide much guidance on winning a game of poker. Step 1: Know when to hold ‘em Step 2: Know when to fold ‘em Step 3: Know when to walk away Step…
  • Mar 31

    Five Marketing Secrets Your Brand Can Learn from Recent Data Breache

    Five Marketing Secrets Your Brand Can Learn from Recent Data Breache
    - Debbie Laskey, MBA Is your industry crowded? Does one brand overshadow the rest of the players in your industry? How can your business stand out? Here are five tips every business can learn about branding from recent data breaches. With…
  • Mar 30

    On Unintended Consequences: Will the B&B SCOTUS Ruling Encourage Trademark Bullies?

    On Unintended Consequences: Will the B&B SCOTUS Ruling Encourage Trademark Bullies?
    Last week, while I was preparing for and had the unique opportunity of arguing a real, live TTAB final hearing on the merits, outside the TTAB’s typical oral hearing location (because it was selected by the TTAB to be part of the…
Rank this Week: 70

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 1

    Rotation

    Rotation
    Welcome to April. Thanks to our March visitors, some of whom may be sticking around for the remainder of this week to tie-up loose ends. And welcome to our April slate of visitors--Carissa Hessick (Utah), Tung Yin (Lewis & Clark), Amy…
  • Mar 31

    <em>Armstrong</em>: Is Utterly Disingenuous Statutory Interpretation Ever Worth It?

    &lt;em&gt;Armstrong&lt;/em&gt;: Is Utterly Disingenuous Statutory Interpretation Ever Worth It?
    Howard already promised that my reaction to today's Supreme Court decision in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center would be "blistering," and I'd hate to disappoint. In a nutshell, a 5-4 conservative majority (the usual suspects,…
  • Mar 31

    Is § 1983 superfluous?

    Is § 1983 superfluous?
    I do not have a whole lot to say about Tuesday's decision in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, although I look forward to reading Steve's (no doubt blistering) comments. But I do wonder about the question posed in the title, as well as…
Rank this Week: 55

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 1

    Upcoming Lawline CLE: Survey of Legal Issues Affecting Livestock Producer

    Upcoming Lawline CLE: Survey of Legal Issues Affecting Livestock Producer
    I will be giving a 1 hour presentation via Lawline on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm as part of its Food, Beverage and Agriculture Law event May 4-6, 2015. There will be a live broadcast during my …The post Upcoming…
  • Mar 30

    NY Family Law: Prenuptial Agreements, Bad Choices and Unconscionably

    NY Family Law: Prenuptial Agreements, Bad Choices and Unconscionably
    If you are making a bad decision, does that automatically mean that it was not a meaningful decision?  The Court in Barocas v. Barocas, 94 A.D.3d 551 (1st Dept. 2012) sure thought not.  Arguing that the prenuptial agreement is…
  • Mar 27

    My “Ag Gag” Law Presentation Focusing on Preventative Practices for Farm

    My “Ag Gag” Law Presentation Focusing on Preventative Practices for Farm
    I had the opportunity to speak on “Ag Gag” Legislation this past week before the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Animals and the Law.  My presentation focused on procedures for farms to help…
Rank this Week: 322

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Apr 1

    The Borders of Human Right

    The Borders of Human Right
    Moria Paz, Between the Kingdom and the Desert Sun: Human Rights, Immigration, and Border Walls (Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2526521), available at SSRN.  Jaya Ramji-NogalesWhat is the relationship between…
  • Mar 31

    Into Litigation’s Black Hole: A Cosmic Solution

    Into Litigation’s Black Hole: A Cosmic Solution
    Hon. Eduardo C. Robreno, The Federal Asbestos Product Liability Multidistrict Litigation (MDL-875): Black Hole or New Paradigm?, 23 Widener L.J. 97 (2013).Linda MullenixHow many federal courts scholars can identify what is meant by the…
  • Mar 30

    Queering the History of Sex Discrimination

    Queering the History of Sex Discrimination
    Phil Tiemeyer, Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants (2013).Serena MayeriIn my employment discrimination course, I use Diaz v. Pan American Airlines (5th Cir. 1971), overturning Pan Am’s ban on…
Rank this Week: 235

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Apr 1

    Sugar - Just Say No

    Sugar - Just Say No
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  • Apr 1

    Oh, My Aching Back!

    Oh, My Aching Back!
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  • Mar 31

    Cyber Liability Insurance - Do You Need It?

    Cyber Liability Insurance - Do You Need It?
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Rank this Week: 19

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Apr 1

    Meet the LWI Professional Status Committee: Lucy Jewel

    Meet the LWI Professional Status Committee: Lucy Jewel
    The Legal Writing Institute, the world's largest membership organization for persons concerned with legal writing and its teaching, has established a new Professional Status Committee to examine the national employment situation for…
  • Mar 31

    Burton Awards 2015

    Burton Awards 2015
    The Burton Awards for Excellence in Legal Writing is, without a doubt, the single most glamorous evening for legal writing. That's been true for years, and the 2015 award ceremony promises to continue that trend. It will be held at...
  • Mar 31

    Meet the LWI Professional Status Committee: Olympia Duhart

    Meet the LWI Professional Status Committee: Olympia Duhart
    The Legal Writing Institute, the world's largest membership organization for persons concerned with legal writing and its teaching, has established a new Professional Status Committee to examine the national employment situation for…
Rank this Week: 135

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Apr 1

    Cassell and Dershowitz to Settle Grudge in MMA Match

    Cassell and Dershowitz to Settle Grudge in MMA Match
    by Michael DorfLegal scholars and tabloid readers alike have been waiting for months to see what would come of a contretemps between two legal titans who, in early January, traded heated accusations of serious misconduct. Yesterday's news…
  • Mar 31

    Well That Was Fast: Kant; Bulgaria; Green Bag

    Well That Was Fast: Kant; Bulgaria; Green Bag
    by Michael DorfYesterday I noted that Professor Orin Kerr had responded to the challenge posed by CJ Roberts and written the definitive article on The Influence of Immanuel Kant on Evidentiary Approaches in Eighteenth Century Bulgaria.…
  • Mar 31

    Does It Matter Whether Jeb Bush Is Pandering or Sincere?

    Does It Matter Whether Jeb Bush Is Pandering or Sincere?
    by Neil H. BuchananA national controversy has erupted over Indiana's recent adoption of a state-level version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).  Apple CEO Tim Cook, who recently came out as gay, wrote an impassioned op-ed…
Rank this Week: 193

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Apr 1

    Anatomy of a Tweet: How to Get the Most Out of Your 140 Character

    Anatomy of a Tweet: How to Get the Most Out of Your 140 Character
    Lawyers are routinely told how necessary it is to maintain an active presence on Twitter. With good reason: With 284 million monthly active users (48.2 million of whom reside within the U.S.), it’s a safe bet your potential clients are…
  • Mar 31

    Just Passed the Bar: Want to Go Solo?

    Just Passed the Bar: Want to Go Solo?
    You've finished law school and passed the bar. Now the youthful energy that carried you through six, seven or eight years of higher education needs to focus on paying the bills. If you are like many new attorneys, you are carrying six figures…
  • Mar 30

    Nuts and Bolts of Getting and Giving Referral

    Nuts and Bolts of Getting and Giving Referral
    You’ve invested time and energy in creating a referral network, but building the network wasn’t an end in itself. The goal is getting and giving the referrals you need to sustain and grow your practice. So, when the calls start…
Rank this Week: 398

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Apr 1

    Adding Employer As Defendant More Than One Year After Incident

    Adding Employer As Defendant More Than One Year After Incident
    When a plaintiff files a auto or other personal injury lawsuit, he may not be aware of all the potential defendants that should be named. Fairly often, a plaintiff may seek leave to amend his complaint and add a defendant even after the…
  • Mar 31

    New Local Rules in Tennessee’s 23rd Judicial District

    New Local Rules in Tennessee&rsquo;s 23rd Judicial District
    The judge’s in Tennessee’s 23rd Judicial District – Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys and Stewart Counties – have adopted new rules of court for the circuit and chancery courts. Among the new rules is a requirement…
  • Mar 30

    Tennessee Products Liability Claim Falls Short

    Tennessee Products Liability Claim Falls Short
    A recent Court of Appeals case illustrates that trying to make a Tennessee product liability claim against a product that did not technically cause the injury can be quite difficult. In Long v. Quad Power Products, LLC, No.…
Rank this Week: 134

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 1

    Lawmaker seeks ban on home-insurance “breed discrimination”

    Lawmaker seeks ban on home-insurance “breed discrimination”
    Home insurance companies often charge higher premiums to homeowners whose breeds of dog have a bad loss experience, and that practice is unfair and even “ridiculous,” thinks Connecticut lawmaker Brenda Kupchick (R-Fairfield). If…
  • Mar 31

    “No-knock” raids and the Founder

    “No-knock” raids and the Founder
    Radley Balko on the aftermath of a Cambridge, Md. “no-knock” police raid gone very wrong: “if the Fourth Amendment is due to the Founders’ offense at British soldiers forcibly entering homes in daylight hours after…
  • Mar 31

    Food roundup

    Food roundup
    If the law was symbolic, consumers were apparently unswayed by its symbolism: L.A. zoning ban on new freestanding fast-food restaurants had no effect on obesity [The Guardian, NPR, Baylen Linnekin, earlier] More on draft new federal dietary…
Rank this Week: 29

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Apr 1

    Breaking News: Carnival Incorporates in the U.S. & Subjects Itself to U.S. Tax, Labor, Wage, Safety & Environmental Regulation

    Breaking News: Carnival Incorporates in the U.S. &amp; Subjects Itself to U.S. Tax, Labor, Wage, Safety &amp; Environmental Regulation
    In an exclusive story, Cruise Law News has learned that cruise industry giant Carnival Corporation plans to incorporate its business in the United States (in Florida). Carnival intends to announce this historic development tomorrow, April…
  • Mar 31

    Overboard Passenger from BC Ferries Rescued

    Overboard Passenger from BC Ferries Rescued
    The Vancouver Sun reports that a passenger went overboard from BC Ferries" Queen of Oak Bay ferry 4:15 p.m. yesterday.  The ferry was sailing from West Vancouver to Nanaimo. The crew stopped the ship and launched a rescue boat.…
  • Mar 30

    Mafia Drugs Hidden Aboard Doomed Costa Concordia

    Mafia Drugs Hidden Aboard Doomed Costa Concordia
    The Independent reports that the Costa Concordia was carrying a "huge shipment of Mafia-owned cocaine" when it departed on its final voyage, according to investigators.  The dramatic story involves tape recordings of gang member…
Rank this Week: 125

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 257

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Apr 1

    The Most Important Law Review Article of Our Time

    The Most Important Law Review Article of Our Time
    I have often wondered what it would be like to pick up a new law review article and discover that it was a seminal article. What did a reader feel when he first read R.H. Coase, The Problem of Social...
  • Mar 31

    Law Students and Attachment Disorder

    Law Students and Attachment Disorder
    In a lengthy posting on Law Crossing, Harrison Barnes offers a valuable discussion of attachment disorder and relates it to an attorney’s success on the job: What is so significant about this is that your career and the success you...
  • Mar 31

    Point-counterpoint on proposed word limit for federal appellate brief

    Point-counterpoint on proposed word limit for federal appellate brief
    As you may know, there's a proposed rule change to limit federal appellate briefs to 12,500 words (from 14,000). The National Law Journal has a point-counterpoint style post on the proposed rule change featuring opinions from several legal…
Rank this Week: 926

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Apr 1

    5-4 Supreme Court Decision Rejects Private Rights of Action on Medicaid Funding

    5-4 Supreme Court Decision Rejects Private Rights of Action on Medicaid Funding
    On Tuesday, March 31, the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision rejected "private" rights of action for services providers to challenge under-funding of Medicaid programs by states. The ruling potentially impacts availability of services…
  • Apr 1

    AARP Reports on the Struggle to Overcome Unemployment for Older Job Seeker

    AARP Reports on the Struggle to Overcome Unemployment for Older Job Seeker
    The AARP Public Policy Institute has recently published an Insight Report (March 2015) on older workers and unemployment following the recent economic crisis. The report draws upon surveys of persons aged 45 to 70 affected by unemployment…
  • Mar 31

    April Fools? (Unfortunately, Not So)

    April Fools? (Unfortunately, Not So)
    When I ask real or prospective law students what television programs they watch, I often get two answers: "The Big Bang" or "Suits." I have to admit I love to use Big Bang's "roommate contract" for my contracts…
Rank this Week: 306

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    The Toilet Paper Test: Should you be representing yourself?

    The Toilet Paper Test: Should you be representing yourself?
    After practicing personal injury law for over thirty-four years I believe I’ve figured out a perfect answer to this question. To demonstrate whether or not you have the ability to represent yourself I would like you to make something…
  • Mar 31

    Minnesota Laws May Change in Order to Protect Citizens Who Call 911

    Minnesota Laws May Change in Order to Protect Citizens Who Call 911
    Steve Bohnen and Keith Mueller, citizens of Grant, Minnesota, were involved in a lawsuit over their decision to report to the police what they suspected to be unlawful behavior.  Mr. Mueller saw another man, Jeffrey Nielson, driving an…
  • Mar 30

    How can you protect your claim following an accident?

    How can you protect your claim following an accident?
    Following an accident one of the biggest mistakes people make is one easily fixed. Most people realize that in order to prove the personal injury case, they will need photographs of the cars, trucks, motorcycles, accident scenes along with…
Rank this Week: 283

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Apr 1

    Welcome To California: No Foreign Corporations Need Apply

    Welcome To California: No Foreign Corporations Need Apply
    California continues to hemorrhage corporate charters to Delaware and Nevada.  The most recent potential emigrant is SJW Corp. which filed this proxy statement last week seeking shareholder approval of a reincorporation from California…
  • Mar 31

    Substantial, Systematic, And Continuous Contacts Do Not Establish General Jurisdiction

    Substantial, Systematic, And Continuous Contacts Do Not Establish General Jurisdiction
    California courts may exercise personal jurisdiction over nonresidents “on any basis not inconsistent with the Constitution of this state or of the United States”.  Code Civ. Proc. § 410.10.  Seventy years ago,…
  • Mar 30

    District Court Refuses To Halt SEC Administrative Proceeding

    District Court Refuses To Halt SEC Administrative Proceeding
    While serving as General Counsel to California’s Business, Transportation & Housing Agency, I was from time to time asked to respond to ersatz summons and other documents issued by “Our One Supreme Court”. …
Rank this Week: 574

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Brody et al v California - Litigation to Expand End-of-Life Choice to Include the Option of Aid in Dying

    Brody et al v California - Litigation to Expand End-of-Life Choice to Include the Option of Aid in Dying
    The following is the text of a memo from the Disability Rights Legal Center on its recently filed case Brody et al v California, that aims to expand end-of-life choice to include the option of aid in dying.Background Mentally competent…
  • Mar 31

    March 31, 2005: Terri Schiavo Die

    March 31, 2005: Terri Schiavo Die
    Terri Schiavo died ten years ago, today, on March 31, 2005, around 10:00 am EST.   An earlier court ruling had allowed her husband and legal guardian, Michael Schiavo, to authorize the removal of her artificial nutrition and hydration on…
  • Mar 30

    Maine Legislation Would Mandate Written Consent before Stopping Life-sustaining Treatment

    Maine Legislation Would Mandate Written Consent before Stopping Life-sustaining Treatment
    Four months ago, I blogged about Simon's Law, a bill that was introduced in Missouri to prohibit the unilateral withholding and withdrawing of life-sustaining treatment from children like Simon Crosier, a baby born with Trisomy 18. The…
Rank this Week: 312

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Apr 1

    PA Supreme Court Rejects “Assumption of Risk” In Malpractice Case

    PA Supreme Court Rejects “Assumption of Risk” In Malpractice Case
    Years ago, a family friend hired a contractor to do some basic work around the house, and paid half the cost as a deposit. Mid-way through, it became clear the contractor was doing a terrible job and that everything would need to be redone,…
  • Mar 11

    Doctor, Before You Save My Life, Can I See Your Hospital Contract?

    Doctor, Before You Save My Life, Can I See Your Hospital Contract?
    Yesterday, my wife called me on her way back from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s oral arguments to tell me about Green v. Pennsylvania Hospital et al., a medical malpractice case. She swiftly assigned me two tasks: first, I had to…
  • Feb 9

    Tonja Carter, Harper Lee, And The Duties Lawyers Owe To Elderly Client

    Tonja Carter, Harper Lee, And The Duties Lawyers Owe To Elderly Client
    For someone who is “one of the world’s most famous literary recluses,” and hasn’t given an in-depth interview or published any work in more than 50 years, Harper Lee has made quite a lot of headlines over the past few…
Rank this Week: 185

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Apr 1

    The justifiable reliance element of a fraud claim.

    The justifiable reliance element of a fraud claim.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division determined that the plaintiff failed to establish the element of justifiable reliance, noting that where the plaintiff has available the means of knowing, by the exercise of ordinary intelligence,…
  • Mar 31

    "Structure" and "demolition" within the meaning of the Labor Law, and the recalcitrant worker defense.

    &quot;Structure&quot; and &quot;demolition&quot; within the meaning of the Labor Law, and the recalcitrant worker defense.
    Practice point:  Plaintiff was injured in a fall from an unsecured ladder while working in a warehouse, where his job required the removal of heavy machinery and shelves that ran from floor to ceiling across three second-floor walls,…
  • Mar 30

    A tenant-shareholder's action against the coop board.

    A tenant-shareholder's action against the coop board.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed, and granted the board's president and a board member's motion to dismiss.  In an action involving a coop, the business judgment rule provides that a court should defer to a…
Rank this Week: 698

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 1

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 1, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy &amp; Restructuring Newsletter for April 1, 2015
    Committee Still Not On Board With Revel AC Proposed Sale… Court Docket: Limited Objection of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to the Debtors’ Emergency Motion For Entry of an Order Approving the Sale of the…
  • Mar 30

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 31, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy &amp; Restructuring Newsletter for March 31, 2015
    Court Docket: Karmaloop filed its bankruptcy sale motion and the stalking horse bidder is . . . not Kanye West (it is Comvest Capital as agent for the senior lenders) Bloomberg: RadioShack Judge Extends Hearing With 7,000 Jobs at…
  • Mar 30

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 30, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy &amp; Restructuring Newsletter for March 30, 2015
    RadioShack Asset Sale Updates… Wall Street Journal (from Friday): RadioShack Bidding War Continues With Salus Offer – Court approval of Standard General bid sought; Salus preparing a new offer Reuters (from…
Rank this Week: 42

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/
  • Apr 1

    $99 Wills – Are They Worth It?

    $99 Wills – Are They Worth It?
    In April of last year, Suzana Popovic-Montag wrote a blog about Axess Law (“Axess”), which opened up shop providing legal services, including will drafting, in three Greater Toronto Area Walmart stores. Since then, Axess has…
  • Mar 31

    Inheritance Tax Debates Continue

    Inheritance Tax Debates Continue
    President Obama has recently revealed plans to increase inheritance taxes payable by Americans with high-value estates.  His proposal increases the tax rate applied to estates of sizes greater than $5,430,000.00 from 40% to 68% of the…
  • Mar 30

    Hull on Estates #411 – Capacity assessments under the Substitute Decisions Act

    Hull on Estates #411 – Capacity assessments under the Substitute Decisions Act
    Listen to Hull on Estates #411 – Capacity assessments under the Substitute Decisions Act This week on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Doreen So discuss the 411 on Saunders v. Vautier and the jurisdiction of the Court to order a…
Rank this Week: 651

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Apr 1

    I am now the official motivational speaker for the Mississippi Bar

    I am now the official motivational speaker for the Mississippi Bar
    I am pleased to announce that effective today, I am now the official motivational speaker for the Mississippi Bar. The relationship will allow me to phase out of practicing law and concentrate 100% of my time to doing what I do best:…
  • Mar 30

    My Take on the Public Defender’s Assault on Judge Weill’s Courtroom

    My Take on the Public Defender’s Assault on Judge Weill’s Courtroom
    I have shied away from blogging about the ongoing dispute between Hinds Circuit Judge Jeff Weill and the Hinds County Public Defender’s office because: there is a back story here that I don’t know; and I am not a criminal lawyer.…
  • Mar 25

    I’m Not Buying the Dan Jones – Butler Snow Conspiracy Theory

    I’m Not Buying the Dan Jones – Butler Snow Conspiracy Theory
    Former Governor Ronnie Musgrove published this story on Huffington Post yesterday accusing the IHL Board of firing University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones because he doesn’t like the Butler Snow law firm. Really. I did not see…
Rank this Week: 120