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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/
  • Jun 24

    Volkswagen agrees to pay billions to drivers over emissions scandal

    Volkswagen agrees to pay billions to drivers over emissions scandal
    The Washington Post reports that Volkswagen has agreed to pay $10.2 billion to settle a lawsuit brought against it for cheating on U.S. emissions tests. The case stems from the carmaker’s 2015 admission that 11 million vehicles…
  • Jun 24

    Senate committee reaches agreement on national GMO-labeling law

    Senate committee reaches agreement on national GMO-labeling law
    NPR reports: Just a week before a Vermont law kicks in requiring labels on food containing genetically modified ingredients, U.S. Senate agriculture leaders announced a deal Thursday that takes the power out of states' hands — and sets…
  • Jun 24

    Bambauer et al. Article on Defects in Privacy Disclosure

    Bambauer et al. Article on Defects in Privacy Disclosure
    Jane R. Bambauer, Jonathan D. Loe, and D. Alex Winkelman, all of Arizona have written A Bad Education, 2016 University of Illinois Law Review ___ (Forthcoming). Here is the abstract: Mandated disclosure laws achieve their regulatory goals by…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • Jun 24

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial
    Maybe you saw yesterday's headlines:Led Zeppelin Wins 'Stairway to Heaven' Jury Trial Led Zeppelin Win in 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial Led Zeppelin rocks copyright case over 'Stairway' (In order, those were from the Hollywood…
  • Jun 21

    Printing from Your Laptop is Down

    Printing from Your Laptop is Down
    While the UW Creative Communications team updates the law library's printers, you will not be able to send print jobs to the library's three Dawgprints printers from your laptop.You can, however, print from the library's public computer…
  • Jun 16

    Korean Law A-Z

    Korean Law A-Z
    Korean Law A-ZThe Gallagher Law Library Korean legal research guide is completely revised, with a new look, a new link (http://guides.lib.uw.edu/law/eald/koreaa-z), and a new name: Korean Law A-Z.East Asian Law Quick ReferenceFor quick access…
Rank this Week: 157

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 24

    Screenshot Through The Heart, And Richard Prince’s To Blame

    Screenshot Through The Heart, And Richard Prince’s To Blame
    By Gwen Wei Earlier this year, three artists separately sued appropriation careerist Richard Prince for copyright infringement. The works in question? Photographs with valid and registered copyrights—each framed in an Instagram…
  • Jun 22

    All Dance, No Pay Violates the Fair Labor Standards Act

    All Dance, No Pay Violates the Fair Labor Standards Act
    By Sam Daheim On May 11, 2016, the Fourth Circuit held in McFeeley v. Jackson Street Entertainment, t that exotic dancers who worked at two exotic dance clubs in Prince George’s County, Maryland, were employees of the clubs as…
  • Jun 20

    Fair Use: YouTubers Claim Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Them is a Goof

    Fair Use: YouTubers Claim Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Them is a Goof
    By Jeff Bess YouTube has come a long way in the decade since its founding as the Internet’s hub for one-off viral clips and cat videos. As of last month, YouTube reported that it reaches more viewers in the coveted 18-49 age group…
Rank this Week: 946

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Jun 24

    #barpreplife: When am I Supposed to Memorize all this Stuff?

    #barpreplife: When am I Supposed to Memorize all this Stuff?
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, Graduate of UCLA Law A few weeks into Bar Review, and I’m finding that the volume of material is pretty insane. You’re expected to know a lot about everything! And, every day, you take in new…
  • Jun 23

    #The1Llife: Buy In

    #The1Llife: Buy In
    GUEST BLOG by Jackson Long, Soon to be 1L at SMU Law, Fall 2016 There’s a saying that goes around almost whimsically at times. It’s a mantra for the try-hards and a necessity for the over-achiever. “You get out what you put…
  • Jun 17

    #barpreplife: Doing Things while Studying for the Bar

    #barpreplife: Doing Things while Studying for the Bar
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, Graduate of UCLA Law I am pretty slow doing certain things, and need breaks here and there. Due to this fact, I am typically putting in 10+ hours per day. With that, I don’t have too much free time.…
Rank this Week: 852

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jun 24

    The Day After Brexit

    The Day After Brexit
    An exit vote yesterday, June 23, 2016, will confront many companies with a host of challenges. Our presentation, available here, discusses the immediate legal questions firms will need to examine: Does the vote trigger…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit: Legal Implication

    Brexit: Legal Implication
    In a referendum held in the UK on June 23, 2016, a majority of those voting voted for the UK to leave the EU. This post briefly summarizes some of the main legal implications of the “leave” vote and is primarily for the…
  • Jun 24

    Delaware Share Ownership and the Blockchain

    Delaware Share Ownership and the Blockchain
    On May 2, 2016, at the second annual Consensus conference in New York, Delaware Governor Jack Markell announced his support for the creation of a new method of representation of corporate share ownership. In addition to traditional…
Rank this Week: 110

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Consumer protection lawsuits in federal court: part 12 -- request for production of document

    Consumer protection lawsuits in federal court: part 12 -- request for production of document
    Request for production of documents is a type of discovery that instead of asking for written answers (like interrogatories), this request is for paper and electronic documents. You can think of it as "Don't tell me what the documents or…
  • Jun 23

    Consumer protection lawsuits in federal court: part 11 -- interrogatorie

    Consumer protection lawsuits in federal court: part 11 -- interrogatorie
    One common form of discovery is called an interrogatory which means one party in your lawsuit sends the other party a written question (or series of questions) that must be answered in writing. What is an interrogatory used…
  • Jun 21

    Consumer protection lawsuits in federal court: part 10 -- initial disclosure

    Consumer protection lawsuits in federal court: part 10 -- initial disclosure
    After the parties have met to prepare a proposed scheduling order, then discovery begins and it starts with "initial disclosures" in a federal consumer protection lawsuit. What are initial disclosures?These include information and documents…
Rank this Week: 384

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Winston Churchill on European Integration

    Winston Churchill on European Integration
    The following is the final paragraph of a speech by Churchill at Zurich University on September 19, 1946:“I must now sum up the propositions which are before you. Our constant aim must be to build…
  • Jun 24

    Winston Churchill on European Integration

    Winston Churchill on European Integration
    The following is the final paragraph of a speech by Churchill at Zurich University on September 19, 1946:“I must now sum up the propositions which are before you. Our constant aim must be to build and fortify the strength of [the United…
  • Jun 22

    Gandhi at the Aga Khan Palace

    Gandhi at the Aga Khan Palace
    From a blog post by Vinay Lal with his characteristically thoughtful and informed reflections upon visiting the Aga Khan Palace in Pune, India:“He may be the ‘Father of the Nation,’ but it is more than his reputation, lately…
Rank this Week: 503

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 415

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/24/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/24/16
    The past week was marked by yesterday’s Brexit (the UK’s vote to leave the European Union) and the sit-in by House Democrats protesting the House’s failure to pass legislation addressing gun violence. Have a listen…
  • Jun 20

    Nonprofit Radio: New Overtime Rule

    Nonprofit Radio: New Overtime Rule
    I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio this Friday at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET discussing the new overtime rules and their impact on nonprofits with host Tony Martignetti. Catch us live on Talking Alternative or a few days later on ……
  • Jun 17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/17/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/17/16
    This week was marked by the tragedy in Orlando, an act of terror and an act of hate. Have a listen to Broadway Carpool Karaoke (fun but with some poignant lyrics from Rent and Les Miserables) while perusing our curated nonprofit ……
Rank this Week: 428

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

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

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 24

    News: Home Secretary ordered to pay damages in asylum seekers’ privacy claim

    News: Home Secretary ordered to pay damages in asylum seekers’ privacy claim
    Mr Justice Mitting has ordered the Home Secretary to pay a total of £39,500 to 6 asylum seekers whose confidential information was accidentally published on a website and then republished on an American document sharing site. The Judge…
  • Jun 24

    News: The vote for Brexit and the role of the newspaper

    News: The vote for Brexit and the role of the newspaper
    After consistently pro-Brexit press coverage, 51.9% of the voters (37.4% of the electorate) have voted to leave the EU.  The Prime Minister has resigned and the markets are in freefall.  The pro-EU views of the leadership of all the…
  • Jun 23

    Going bananas over Brussels: Fleet Street’s European journey – Dominic Wring

    Going bananas over Brussels: Fleet Street’s European journey – Dominic Wring
    As with the British public, the press is split down the middle over the referendum on membership of the European Union, with five of the major titles backing Remain and the same number supporting Leave. Like many families, the debate has even…
Rank this Week: 126

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 189

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Boston’s ‘Vision Zero’ Task Force Aims to Reduce Pedestrian Accident

    Boston’s ‘Vision Zero’ Task Force Aims to Reduce Pedestrian Accident
    On June 21, two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle on Boston’s Commonwealth Avenue. Fortunately, the injuries were not life threatening. But the accident reconfirmed the need to tackle the growing problem of accidents involving…
  • Jun 23

    OSHA Protecting Local Truck Driver

    OSHA Protecting Local Truck Driver
    A truck driver is receiving thousands in compensation after his employer recently fired him after he refused to violate federal safety regulations in order to make his delivery on time.  The driver was making a delivery from…
  • Jun 23

    OSHA Protecting Local Truck Driver

    OSHA Protecting Local Truck Driver
    A truck driver is receiving thousands in compensation after his employer recently fired him after he refused to violate federal safety regulations in order to make his delivery on time.  The driver was making a delivery from…
Rank this Week: 470

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Jun 24

    The Government May Be Afraid, but You Do Not Have to Be ... - New

    The Government May Be Afraid, but You Do Not Have to Be ... - New
    What is the grey tsunami? The term "grey tsunami" is used to describe the tidal wave of baby boomers approaching their senior years and the approaching challenge of caring for our loved ones as they age. Is the challenge...
  • Jun 14

    Franchise Profitability - Capital Area Franchise Association

    Franchise Profitability - Capital Area Franchise Association
    Ever wonder how a beloved & local 650+ unit franchise system almost disappears, but then makes a comeback? How do they deal with the supply chain issues? Come and find out more about this fascinating & developing franchise…
  • Jun 1

    IT'S DEBBIE MOSS-THE MEETING BOSS - Marketing

    IT'S DEBBIE MOSS-THE MEETING BOSS - Marketing
    I personally could not be more excited. And I don't want to brag but I nudged Ms. Moss or (mzmoss53@gmail.com) to do this the day some very misguided International Franchise Association board members allowed an even more misguided then...
Rank this Week: 741

Translation For Lawyers

Translation For Lawyers

Covers various topics related to language translation, interpretation, and culture in the Legal Sytem. By All Language Alliance, Inc.

http://www.translationforlawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 583

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Jun 24

    Bankruptcy Tips for Spouse

    Bankruptcy Tips for Spouse
    When you get married, you not only combine your income, but you also combine your bills. This means that you take on whatever debts your spouse may have had before you were married, and likewise, your spouse takes on yours. It also means that…
  • Jun 4

    Will I Lose My House if I File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    Will I Lose My House if I File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    It is one thing to realize that your debt has you in over your head. It’s another thing entirely to realize that the most important piece of property you own, which you have spent your entire life working for, could be lost as you try…
  • Jun 3

    What Will Be Repossessed if I File Bankruptcy?

    What Will Be Repossessed if I File Bankruptcy?
    If there is a large financial reset button in life, it goes by the name of bankruptcy. Just like when you hit the reset button on anything else, you may lose some things when your bankruptcy is discharged. However, before you get to that…
Rank this Week: 759

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    A Brief Brexplanation of Brexit and Brexport

    A Brief Brexplanation of Brexit and Brexport
    Although Brexit is unlikely to be in effect for almost two years or more, there are some questions as to what impact Brexit might have on British export controls and economic sanctions.  Any prediction here is risky beyond my speculation…
  • Jun 23

    Delay in Filing Voluntary Disclosure Costs Company $100k

    Delay in Filing Voluntary Disclosure Costs Company $100k
    Four years ago, this blog last reported on Microwave Equipment Corporation (“MEC”) in North Andover, Massachusetts, when its President, Rudolf Cheung, pleaded guilty to exporting a military antenna to Singapore without a license.…
  • Jun 22

    DDTC Solicits Public Comment on New Application System Sight Unseen

    DDTC Solicits Public Comment on New Application System Sight Unseen
    So, I’ve decided to give you the contents of this box over here. Of course, the deal is you must keep the contents whatever they are. So, please tell me what you think about what’s in the box and whether you will like whatever it…
Rank this Week: 404

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jun 24

    Bias in the Workplace

    Bias in the Workplace
    Bias in the workplace is often problematic but it is not on its own illegal. For example, it is not against the law for your boss to promote someone else or even fire you for the reason that she simply likes him better.  However, if the…
  • Jun 9

    Your Legal Rights in Disability Insurance Dispute

    Your Legal Rights in Disability Insurance Dispute
    An employee who becomes disabled, or otherwise becomes incapable of performing the essential functions of their job, and may be entitled to income replacement through the employer’s short-term and long-term disability insurance…
  • May 16

    Things a Leave of Absence Policy Must Include

    Things a Leave of Absence Policy Must Include
    Leave of absence policies are meant to provide employees with work-life balance and in certain circumstances, to give employees needed time away from work in urgent or compelling circumstances.  Some employers may also grants leaves for…
Rank this Week: 600

Saxe Envirolaw News

Saxe Envirolaw News

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

http://envirolaw.com
  • Jun 24

    Validity of the Renewable Fuels Regulations under CEPA upheld

    Validity of the Renewable Fuels Regulations under CEPA upheld
    The Federal Court of Appeal has recently rendered a decision in another judicial review involving the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). Syncrude, which produces diesel fuel at its tar sands operations, commenced an application…
  • Jun 21

    Energy and Water 2016 Symposium and Industry Summit

    Energy and Water 2016 Symposium and Industry Summit
    Environmental Law Practice Group Leader, Paula Lombardi will be speaking at the upcoming Energy and Water 2016 Symposium and Industry Summit. See below for details on the event and click here to register. Energy and Water 2016 Symposium and…
  • Jun 16

    Minister owes no duty to be fair in administrative decision under CEPA

    Minister owes no duty to be fair in administrative decision under CEPA
    The Federal Court recently refused to order the Minister of Environment to convene a board of review for the purpose of reconsidering the government’s decision to list BENPAT as a toxic under the Canadian Environmental Protection…
Rank this Week: 298

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 105

Nanotechnology Law Report

Nanotechnology Law Report

Covers legal issues surrounding nanotechnology. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

http://www.nanolawreport.com/
  • Jun 24

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?
    On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released long-awaited new rules for commercial, non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft (sUAS) operations. The FAA’s press release about the new rules in part 107 of the FAA regulations…
  • May 26

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?
    Consumer data breaches happen all of the time. And some of those times, consumers may not have had harm…yet. Our colleagues at Antitrust Law Source published a podcast discussing the how fear of harm may or may not warrant relief and…
  • May 25

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?
    We’ve previously posted about the Defending Trade Secrets Act allowing plaintiffs to pursue a trade secret claim in federal court. Our colleagues at Employer Law Report recently reported on how employers can take advantage of this Act.…
Rank this Week: 930

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Jun 24

    “Distance Learning”

    “Distance Learning”
    by Steve Friedland, Elon University Sometimes I wonder why we call mobile, on-line education “distance learning.” I understand that on-line education occurs at a distance, but even in regular bricks-and-mortar classes,…
  • Jun 20

    Cultivating Ethical Decision-Making and Practical Judgment

    Cultivating Ethical Decision-Making and Practical Judgment
    Geoffrey Hazard, chief architect of the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility, cautioned that the Model Rules should be understood as “a code of legal standards, not ethics.” Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., Rule of Ethics: The…
  • Jun 13

    Valuing Faculty Committee Work

    Valuing Faculty Committee Work
    In “Incentivizing and Assessing Committee Work Contributions, Why Now?” Professors Andi Curcio & Mary Lynch suggest that changes in legal education models necessitate re-thinking law school committee work…
Rank this Week: 911

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/
  • Jun 24

    Overview of ABF Research (Part II): Diversity & Inclusion and Access to Justice

    Overview of ABF Research (Part II): Diversity & Inclusion and Access to Justice
    My apologies for the long gap between posts about ABF research. I’m clearly not as prolific as other guest bloggers. In fact, I don’t think I can read as fast as David Fontana can blog. Well done, David! Let me see if I can pick up the…
  • Jun 24

    Annual Law and Religion Roundtable

    Annual Law and Religion Roundtable
    With Nelson Tebbe and co-blogger Rick Garnett, I have been an organizer of something called the Annual Law and Religion Roundtable ("ALRR" for short) for the past seven or so years. (Accuracy rather than modesty compels me to say…
  • Jun 23

    Whole Women's Health

    Whole Women's Health
    Three cases remain to be decided this term--Whole Woman's Health, McDonnell v. US, and Voisine v. US. Of these, only WWH seemed even remotely likely to be a 4-4 affirmance. The Court issued two 4-4 affirmances on Thursday, in DAPA and Dollar…
Rank this Week: 24

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 24

    Teddy Grahams sold in foodservice channels recalled for potential peanut residue

    Teddy Grahams sold in foodservice channels recalled for potential peanut residue
    Mondelēz Global LLC of East Hanover, NJ, has announced a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States of Nabisco brand Honey Maid Teddy Grahams Cinnamon Cubs Graham Snacks sold only in foodservice channels (not in supermarkets).…
  • Jun 23

    Raw cat food recalled in U.S., Canada for Listeria, Salmonella

    Raw cat food recalled in U.S., Canada for Listeria, Salmonella
    Three flavors of Rad Cat Raw Diet pet foods are being recalled from 48 U.S. states and Western Canada because they might be contaminated with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes, posing a health hazard to humans and pets. Lab tests…
  • Jun 23

    Companies provide additional details on recalls of frozen pea

    Companies provide additional details on recalls of frozen pea
    Two corporations have updated and added to public information about frozen vegetables that have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada because of possible Listeria contamination. The J.R. Simplot Co. shared supply chain information regarding…
Rank this Week: 62

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Jun 24

    Winston S. Churchill on European Integration

    Winston S. Churchill on European Integration
    The following is the final paragraph of a speech by Churchill at Zurich University on September 19, 1946: “I must now sum up the propositions which are before you. Our constant aim must be to build and fortify the strength of [the…
  • Jun 24

    Breath Tests, Blood Tests, and the Fourth Amendment

    Breath Tests, Blood Tests, and the Fourth Amendment
    Lost in the Supreme Court shuffle yesterday was the Court’s drunk driving decision (Birchfield v. South Dakota) on breath and blood tests and the Fourth Amendment. The Court ruled that breath tests whether at the scene or at the station…
  • Jun 22

    Gandhi at the Aga Khan Palace

    Gandhi at the Aga Khan Palace
    From a blog post by Vinay Lal with his characteristically thoughtful and informed reflections upon visiting the Aga Khan Palace in Pune, India: “He may be the ‘Father of the Nation,’ but it is more than his reputation,…
Rank this Week: 340

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    A Sure Bet? The Legal Status of Daily Fantasy Sport

    A Sure Bet? The Legal Status of Daily Fantasy Sport
    This past year, many law schools throughout the country held sports law symposiums on the legal status of "daily fantasy sports."  While most of these panels were unfortunately not transcribed, the Pace Intellectual Property, Sports…
  • Jun 21

    New York's Fantasy Sports Legislation May Face Constitutional Roadblock

    New York's Fantasy Sports Legislation May Face Constitutional Roadblock
    The months-long legislative battle to legalize daily fantasy sports in New York has mercifully ended following an all-day Friday/early Saturday morning marathon session, culminating in the passage of NY Senate Bill 8153 by an unexpectedly…
  • Jun 20

    New York's Fantasy Sports Legislation May Face Constitutional Roadblock

    New York's Fantasy Sports Legislation May Face Constitutional Roadblock
    The months-long legislative battle to legalize daily fantasy sports in New York has mercifully ended following an all-day Friday/early Saturday morning marathon session, culminating in the passage of NY Senate Bill 8153 by an unexpectedly…
Rank this Week: 443

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 24

    $975,000 Settlement Reached in Negligent Interpretation of EKG Death Case

    $975,000 Settlement Reached in Negligent Interpretation of EKG Death Case
    John Doe, 48, had a history of hypertension, high cholesterol and smoking. When he experienced shortness of breath and chest tightness, he went to a local hospital emergency room where he underwent an EKG.  Dr. Roe, an emergency room…
  • Jun 22

    Harvard Law Record: The Numbers of Civil Trials Are Declining

    Harvard Law Record: The Numbers of Civil Trials Are Declining
    In a recent article appearing in the Harvard Law Record, the title of the article says it all: “Civil Trials Are Fast Becoming Extinct.”  Civil jury trials and bench trials have seen a dramatic decline since 1986. This…
  • Jun 17

    Confidential Settlement Reached for Negligent Prostate Cancer Surgery

    Confidential Settlement Reached for Negligent Prostate Cancer Surgery
    Mr. Doe, age 48, was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent laparoscopic bilateral lymph node dissection surgery by two HMO urologists. During this surgery, the obturator nerve was severed, which left Mr. Doe unable to control his…
Rank this Week: 480

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 24

    Brexit and the Unraveling of Peace Through Prosperity

    Brexit and the Unraveling of Peace Through Prosperity
    by Neil H. BuchananAlthough polls indicated that the British referendum on leaving the European Union was likely to be a fairly close vote, somehow it did not seem possible that the vote could go the wrong way.  Maybe the surprisingly…
  • Jun 23

    In Fisher II Justice Kennedy Finally Puts His Vote Where His Rhetoric Was All Along

    In Fisher II Justice Kennedy Finally Puts His Vote Where His Rhetoric Was All Along
    by Michael DorfAt the end of a Supreme Court term, the law clerks put on a show in which they depict the justices, gently (or not so gently) poking fun at their bosses' personal foibles and jurisprudence. These are not public events and so…
  • Jun 22

    The Questionable Utility of Life Without Parole for Juvenile

    The Questionable Utility of Life Without Parole for Juvenile
    By Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss the Supreme Court case of Montgomery v. Louisiana. Montgomery held that the case of Miller v. Alabama, which held that mandatory life without parole ("LWOP"), when imposed on…
Rank this Week: 237

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    James On Law and Paper Clip

    James On Law and Paper Clip
    Robert A. James, Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman, LLP, has published The Jurisprudence of Paper Clips at 19 Green Bag 2d 249 (2016). Here is the abstract. To transfer rights in a check or promissory note, the holder may sign (or…
  • Jun 23

    Research Assistant Position Available on Roman Legal Thought (Remote Work)

    Research Assistant Position Available on Roman Legal Thought (Remote Work)
    From the mailbox:Research Assistant sought for approximately 120-150 hours of remote work on Roman Legal thought. Some familiarity with Roman law, particularly in the Eastern provinces, is desirable. Compensation is $21.33-$26.67 CAD…
  • Jun 22

    Roehampton University Doctoral Fellowship In Renaissance Studies Available

    Roehampton University Doctoral Fellowship In Renaissance Studies Available
    A Phd scholarship (fully-funded) in Renaissance Studies area of London theatrical culture and related studies during the period 1565-1595, is available from Roehampton University. More information is available here, from the Before…
Rank this Week: 368

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 472

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 289

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/
  • Jun 24

    Pissing Contest

    Pissing Contest
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied review to a Spirit Airline pilot who had failed a urine test taken after he had landed a plane in Fort Lauderdale. Swaters’s specimen was sent to...
  • Jun 23

    A Matter Of Intent

    A Matter Of Intent
    The District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility has recommended disbarment of a personal injury plaintiff's attorney for intentional misappropriation of funds due to third-party providers of chiropractic services. The attorney…
  • Jun 23

    No Malpractice In Model Representation

    No Malpractice In Model Representation
    The New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department affirmed the dismissal of a legal malpractice claim against Boies Schiller. Plaintiff failed to establish that defendants breached their duty by representing her despite a…
Rank this Week: 63

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 498

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jun 24

    The Internal Dynamics of the Court

    The Internal Dynamics of the Court
    The result in Fisher was surprising, but the case illustrates an important point about how appellate courts work.  In Fisher I, the scuttlebutt is that a majority opinion was drafted (possibly by Justice Kennedy) to strike…
  • Jun 23

    The New House Filibuster

    The New House Filibuster
    I would bet that the sit-in tactic used yesterday by the House Democrats will become more common over time.  It’s pretty easy to find 50 House members who feel strongly about something and would be willing to tie up the chamber and…
  • Jun 22

    FAN 113 (First Amendment News) “Abrams Court” Breaks with Tradition & Allows Cameras in Courtroom

    FAN 113 (First Amendment News) “Abrams Court” Breaks with Tradition & Allows Cameras in Courtroom
      June 15, 2016, Washington, D.C. It was a remarkable moment when the Abrams Court sat to hear the case of Pear v. United States. The two issues before the eight-member Court were: 1.) Does the All Writs Act empower a…
Rank this Week: 37

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jun 24

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    The Dialectizer will convert any Web site into various comical dialects. Check it out. Convert English text to any of several comic dialects. The Dialectizer takes text or other web pages and instantly creates parodies of them! Try…
  • Jun 23

    First Time on Probation? 5 Things You Need to Know

    First Time on Probation? 5 Things You Need to Know
    If you’re like most people, your first involvement with the criminal justice system is eye-opening. Likely, you have experienced some combination of fear, denial, resentment and defiance. However, if you have pled out or were convicted…
  • Jun 22

    What To Do When You’re in a Car Accident

    What To Do When You’re in a Car Accident
    Accidents are a part of life. They are so prevalent, accidents are the fourth leading cause of death, and car accidents are a major contributor to this statistic. However, far more people are injured during motor vehicle accidents, which can…
Rank this Week: 827

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jun 24

    How Solos and Smalls Feel About Those $180k Biglaw Salaries.

    How Solos and Smalls Feel About Those $180k Biglaw Salaries.
    For the past two weeks, the tiny-minded legal world has been obsessed with one issue: Cravath’s announcement  that it would raise starting first year associate salaries to $180,000 (the first significant movement from the $160,000…
  • Jun 21

    Solo Cycle: Tips for Bicycling Lawyer

    Solo Cycle: Tips for Bicycling Lawyer
    Welcome back, Peter T. Anderson, D.C. Bike Lawyer  whom we profiled last week about his niche bike practice. This week, Peter discusses the recreational side of biking, sharing his expert tips on must-have bike gear for commuting…
  • Jun 16

    Pedaling a Practice: Meet Peter T. Anderson, D.C. Bike Lawyer

    Pedaling a Practice: Meet Peter T. Anderson, D.C. Bike Lawyer
    Ever wonder what it’s like to turn a personal passion into a practice area?   Peter T. Anderson an associate at the small, D.C.-based practice, Grenier Law Group  is doing just that; leveraging his love for recreational…
Rank this Week: 770

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jun 24

    Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley
    Has passed away:
  • Jun 24

    South Texas Law Changes Name To Houston College Of Law

    South Texas Law Changes Name To Houston College Of Law
    The presser is here. Dean Leonard Baynes of the University of Houston Law worries about brand confusion here. The ABA Journal tacitly accepts US News as the official law school ranking organization in its headline here.
  • Jun 24

    Cincinnati Law Seeks Director Of Academic Administration

    Cincinnati Law Seeks Director Of Academic Administration
    This just in: The University of Cincinnati College of Law seeks a Director of Academic Administration. This is a supervisory position in which the incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing programs to enrich the law school.…
Rank this Week: 88

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Seeks Input on Ombud

    Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Seeks Input on Ombud
    The federally funded not-for-profit that provides ADR services to the Canadian sports community has launched a survey on the Ombuds concept. The study comes out of an SDRCC working committee appointed to “engage in a consultative…
  • Jun 22

    Job Posting: UC Santa Barbara

    Job Posting: UC Santa Barbara
    The fifth largest University of California campus is hiring an Associate Ombuds.  The full-time position works with students, faculty, and staff and reports to the recently appointed Campus Ombuds and Director, Caroline Adams.Applicants…
  • Jun 22

    U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Create Internal Ombuds Program

    U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Create Internal Ombuds Program
    The USPTO has opened a search for a Senior Ombudsman--its first Organizational Ombuds.  The position will, "design, develop, and implement the USPTO-wide ombudsman program, to including conducting research; identifying issues, goals,…
Rank this Week: 142

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Jun 24

    Can an executor act as a witness to a Will?

    Can an executor act as a witness to a Will?
    Two witnesses are sometimes hard to find. In a pinch, could an individual who is appointed as an executor under a Will act as a witness to that Will? In Ontario, the rules governing the formalities of Wills, including the eligibility of…
  • Jun 23

    The Force is Ageing

    The Force is Ageing
    Are you one of 35% of employed Canadians providing care to a family member or friend? Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Need help finding 'the balance'? There are some resources that can assist.
  • Jun 22

    When Will the Court Order an Estate Trustee to Pass his/her Accounts?

    When Will the Court Order an Estate Trustee to Pass his/her Accounts?
    A court application to pass accounts can be a costly and time consuming procedure. As such, courts may be reluctant to order one without a compelling reason.
Rank this Week: 752

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
Rank this Week: 67

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 60

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday June 24, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:55am PDTCan an employer lawfully terminate an exceptional employee…
  • Jun 23

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday June 23, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 23, 2016 at 6:33am PDTThe Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) is a…
  • Jun 22

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday June 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:16am PDTThe Child Support Guideline Table Look-up is a free tool to…
Rank this Week: 162

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Halo Does Not Prohibit Jury Finding of Willfulne

    Halo Does Not Prohibit Jury Finding of Willfulne
    The court denied defendant's motion for judgment as a matter of law that it did not willfully infringe plaintiff's capacitor patent and rejected defendant's argument that the jury finding of willful infringement was void under a recent…
  • Jun 23

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
    On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law a bill that amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation.Under the new law, called the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) a…
  • Jun 23

    Patent Claiming Method for Selecting Color for Digital Image Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101

    Patent Claiming Method for Selecting Color for Digital Image Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101
    The court granted defendants' motion to dismiss because the asserted claims of plaintiff’s digital color selection patent encompassed unpatentable subject matter and found that the claims were directed toward a mathematical algorithm.…
Rank this Week: 331

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
  • Jun 20

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal
    Post by Matt Seccombe, June 2, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS…
  • Jun 17

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!
    After spending some time on the bench recently, the law library’s research guide The Beautiful Game: The Law of Soccer / Football is back on the pitch! The guide has been updated, streamlined, and declared match-fit, just in…
Rank this Week: 810

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Jun 24

    News You Can Use Digest – June 24, 2016

    News You Can Use Digest – June 24, 2016
    National: Courts, Judges Become Top Political Targets in 2016 Elections Kansas City Star – Dave Helling | Published: 6/17/2016 Experts say Continued on Next Page
  • Jun 23

    Manitoba Sets 2016 Calendar

    Manitoba Sets 2016 Calendar
    The first session of the 41st Legislature will adjourn for summer recess on June 30. They will return to session Continued on Next Page
  • Jun 23

    Meet the Interns! 2016 – Sophia Avouri

    Meet the Interns! 2016 – Sophia Avouri
    Sophia Avouris is a sophomore at Kent State University majoring in political science with a minor in public relations. She Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 834

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXVI

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXVI
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Jun 23

    Negotiating With Chinese Companies: Death By a Thousand Cut

    Negotiating With Chinese Companies: Death By a Thousand Cut
    This is the third in a series of posts in response to emails and comments asking us to expound upon how Western companies can better negotiate with Chinese companies on technology deals. In part one, Negotiating With Chinese Companies:…
  • Jun 23

    Foreign Schools in China: The Legal 101

    Foreign Schools in China: The Legal 101
    Many many years ago, we helped a foreign school “conglomerate” set up a number of schools in China and due to “word of mouth” we have been getting calls and emails regarding China school set-ups ever since. Many of…
Rank this Week: 167