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State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

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

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • May 23

    Texas welcomes newest lawyers to the bar at induction ceremony

    Texas welcomes newest lawyers to the bar at induction ceremony
    The newest batch of Texas lawyers was officially sworn in Monday at the New Lawyers Induction Ceremony. Friends and family of the new attorneys and representatives from the State Bar of Texas and the state’s 10 law schools watched the…
  • May 23

    TexasBarCLE Online Library provides thousands of CLE article

    TexasBarCLE Online Library provides thousands of CLE article
    Need to research quick and efficiently? Tired of physically storing shelves of continuing legal education articles? TexasBarCLE’s Online Library can help with that. With the online database that houses more than 20,000 CLE articles, you…
  • May 20

    TBLS considers changes to personal injury trial law certification

    TBLS considers changes to personal injury trial law certification
    The Texas Board of Legal Specialization is considering possible changes to the standards for certification in personal injury trial law.  One of 22 areas of law in which attorneys can be board certified, the specialty involves litigation…
Rank this Week: 823

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 150

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 633

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • May 23

    SOSPENDO: Because We Aren't Lazy Enough Already

    SOSPENDO: Because We Aren't Lazy Enough Already
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 23

    What's In Your Library?

    What's In Your Library?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 23

    Science Journal - Turn Your SmartPhone Into A Scientific Tool

    Science Journal - Turn Your SmartPhone Into A Scientific Tool
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 159

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • May 23

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient
    As of November 2015, Families for Better Care, a watchdog advocate group that protects the elderly, began ranking Missouri fourth on a list of the nation’s worst states concerning nursing homes. This is in response to Missouri…
  • May 14

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine
    When families place a loved one in a nursing facility to receive quality health care, maintaining their safety and well-being in the loving environment is usually their biggest concern. However, to the nursing home, the level of care provided…
  • May 7

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission
    Placing a loved one in the care of skilled nursing professionals has always been an overwhelming process where families are presented with stacks of papers and documents to sign, including a commonplace admission agreement. In many…
Rank this Week: 230

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • May 23

    Congressional Reps Lack Standing to Challenge Districting Plan

    Congressional Reps Lack Standing to Challenge Districting Plan
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A unanimous Supreme Court ruled today in Wittman v. Personhubalah that three members of Congress from Virginia lacked standing to appeal a federal court's rejection of the state's districting plan.…
  • May 23

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Death Row Inmate on Batson Racial Challenge to Jury Selection

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Death Row Inmate on Batson Racial Challenge to Jury Selection
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts in Foster v. Chatman, the Court reversed the finding on the Georgia courts that death row inmate Timothy Foster did not...
  • May 18

    Court Puts a Halt on Kobach's Latest Effort to Restrict Voter Registration in Kansa

    Court Puts a Halt on Kobach's Latest Effort to Restrict Voter Registration in Kansa
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Julie A. Robinson (D. Kansas) granted a preliminary injunction and halted Kansas's requirement that motor-voter applicants provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote (along with…
Rank this Week: 87

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • May 23

    Judge Hughes and the New § 101 Dichotomy

    Judge Hughes and the New § 101 Dichotomy
    By Jason Rantanen Enfish v. Microsoft (Fed. Cir. 2016) Download Enfish Moore, Taranto, Hughes (author) In re TLI Communications Patent Litigation (Fed. Cir. 2016) Download TLI Panel: Dyk, Schall, Hughes (author) This month’s decision in…
  • May 22

    DTSA Litigation Update

    DTSA Litigation Update
    Universal Protection Services v. Thornburg et al, Docket No. 2:16-cv-00097 (N.D. Tex. May 19, 2016) In this newly filed DTSA case, Universal Protection (a company providing security guards, etc.) has sued its former employee Thornburg for…
  • May 20

    Apple v Samsung: Mooting the Injunction

    Apple v Samsung: Mooting the Injunction
    In my recent update on Supreme Court patent cases I skipped over a new Samsung v. Apple petition since one Samsung v. Apple case has already been granted a writ of certiorari.  Although both cases involve smartphone patents, they…
Rank this Week: 50

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    In Re Ivan N. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 20, 2016)

    In Re Ivan N. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 20, 2016)
    This is, inter alia, why I don't want to do dependency law.  As well as why I profoundly respect the people who do:"When the minor was 17 years old and had been in his adoptive home for three years, his adoptive parents learned from an…
  • May 19

    Center for Biological Diversity v. Cadiz (Cal. Ct. App. - May 19, 2016)

    Center for Biological Diversity v. Cadiz (Cal. Ct. App. - May 19, 2016)
    From today's opinion:"It is ordered that the opinion filed herein on May 10, 2016, be modified as follows: On page 2, in the third editorial paragraph, beginning 'Best & Krieger,' delete 'Best & Krieger' and replace it with 'Best Best…
  • May 19

    Roe v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 18, 2015)

    Roe v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 18, 2015)
    I teach my first-year law students every year that you're only allowed to conduct a physical or mental examination of a nonparty.  That's true in federal court.  That's true in California state court.  It's true pretty much…
Rank this Week: 160

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

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

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • May 23

    Why taking breaks may be killing your productivity

    Why taking breaks may be killing your productivity
    Everyone takes breaks. You can’t work non-stop for hours on end, you need to clear your mind and renew your energy every so often, don’t you? Maybe not. If you’re doing something you don’t want to do, something you…
  • May 20

    Most of your lawyer friends don’t want to hear thi

    Most of your lawyer friends don’t want to hear thi
    Would you be willing to ignore thousands of prospective clients in exchange for an audience of hundreds of prospective “ideal” clients? Yes? Good. You understand marketing. You know that in a vast, undifferentiated mass market,…
  • May 19

    7 out of 10 lawyers agree

    7 out of 10 lawyers agree
    Remember that toothpaste commercial from years ago claiming that, “7 out of 10 dentists agree. . .”? What if I told you the real number was “8 out of 10”? Why on earth would they low-ball it? Actually, I don’t…
Rank this Week: 680

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    WIRED on PACER

    WIRED on PACER
    WIRED magazine has published an article about PACER titled "Here's the problem with the Feds profinting from court filings." The article explains how PACER works and the costs of using it and summarizes the problems with PACER. It looks at…
  • May 16

    Robot Lawyer

    Robot Lawyer
    Gizmodo reports that "A Major Law Firm Will Soon Be Using A Robotic Lawyer" , aka an "artificial intelligence attorney." The "robot" is named ROSS and was created using technology from IBM's Watson. It acts as an advanced legal research…
  • Apr 28

    Alliance for Justice sues over PACER fee

    Alliance for Justice sues over PACER fee
    The ABA Journal reports that the Alliance for Justice, along with the National Veterans Legal Services Program and the National Consumer Law Center, has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court accusing the Administrative Office of the…
Rank this Week: 317

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Popular French Restaurant in Meat Packing District Sued For Wage Theft

    Popular French Restaurant in Meat Packing District Sued For Wage Theft
    Servers who worked at Bagatelle, a French bistro in Manhattan’s Meat Packing District known for its outlandish brunches, have sued for wage violations. The workers’ lawsuit alleges that the restaurant paid its servers at a…
  • May 19

    McDonalds to Pay New York Workers $1.5 Million for Uniform Maintenance Violation

    McDonalds to Pay New York Workers $1.5 Million for Uniform Maintenance Violation
    McDonalds will pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit claiming that its restaurants failed to pay workers uniform maintenance pay and did not compensate them for time spent cleaning and pressing their uniforms. The lawsuit, filed in New York…
  • May 10

    Workers Sue for Wage Theft at Long Island Dunkin Donuts Location

    Workers Sue for Wage Theft at Long Island Dunkin Donuts Location
    Employees at Dunkin Donuts locations on Long Island were cheated out of their wages, according to a lawsuit filed by the workers’ attorneys in New York Federal Court. According to the wage theft lawsuit, Dunkin Donuts workers at several…
Rank this Week: 650

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 23

    Bonding With Your Children After Divorce

    Bonding With Your Children After Divorce
    If you are getting a divorce, you may not be 100% certain about how child custody will work out. If domestic violence is not an issue, will one of you have the children more than the other parent? Or, will you both share custody of the…
  • May 20

    Savvy Money Tips for Divorcing Boomer

    Savvy Money Tips for Divorcing Boomer
    If you are a Baby Boomer and getting a divorce, you are not alone. If you haven’t heard, gray divorce is trending. According to research from the National Center for Family & Marriage, the divorce rate for the 50 and over crowd…
  • May 19

    Fighting Over Pet Custody

    Fighting Over Pet Custody
    A 2015 survey from the American Pet Products Association found that about two-thirds of American households own a pet, which proves that we love our animal companions. During a time when more couples are delaying starting families,…
Rank this Week: 644

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/
  • May 23

    The Bathroom War

    The Bathroom War
    So, on the one hand, I find myself befuddled by the North Carolina “bathroom law” and other extreme responses to transgender rights.... On the other hand, the traditionalist reaction does unwittingly reveal a real tension in the…
  • May 17

    Religious Freedom and the Contraceptive Case

    Religious Freedom and the Contraceptive Case
    The cases involving religious freedom and the contraception mandate were decided yesterday. Some of the reporting discussed the case as if it showed the problems of a 4-4 division of the Justices on the Court. I do not agree. Aside from…
  • May 10

    Louisiana Number One in Incarceration

    Louisiana Number One in Incarceration
    In 2014, the US Department of Justice confirmed Louisiana remained number 1, among the 50 states, with 38,030 in prison, a rate of 816 per 100,000 over 100 points ahead of next highest state Oklahoma. Because the US leads the world in…
Rank this Week: 339

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 454

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • May 23

    ADVOCATENTUCHTRECHT

    ADVOCATENTUCHTRECHT
    Enkele recente uitspraken De Raad van Toezicht op de advocatuur in Curaçao, de tuchtrechter in eerste aanleg, heeft op 20 mei 2016 uitspraak in diverse zaken gedaan. Enkele overwegingen zijn interessant om hier te delen. Een…
  • May 10

    HUIZEN GEDWONGEN MET VERLIES VERKOCHT

    HUIZEN GEDWONGEN MET VERLIES VERKOCHT
    Banken aansprakelijk? Een particulier heeft hypothecaire leningen bij twee banken afgesloten. De hypotheken rusten op twee woningen die hij met dat geleende geld heeft gekocht. De eigenaar verliest zijn baan, kan de hypotheeklasten niet…
  • May 6

    TYPES OF LIABILITY IN ARUBA

    TYPES OF LIABILITY IN ARUBA
    A three-part distinction With regard to liability a three-part distinction can be made. The first distinction relates to the basis of the liability: liability pursuant to a contractual relationship (the attributable failure in this respect)…
Rank this Week: 532

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

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

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • May 23

    New Hampshire Investment Adviser Fined and Barred from Association with Securities Industry

    New Hampshire Investment Adviser Fined and Barred from Association with Securities Industry
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:After discovering that David F. Brochu had been permanently barred from any securities industry dealings in the state of New Hampshire, the SEC barred Brochu from an association with any…
  • May 18

    Selling Away (From the Firm) Leads Advisor to Stiff Penaltie

    Selling Away (From the Firm) Leads Advisor to Stiff Penaltie
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has continued to enforce advisor violations with strict measures. An advisor from Darien, Connecticut has found himself on the wrong side…
  • May 17

    SEC Issues Investor Bulletin Regarding Stop Order

    SEC Issues Investor Bulletin Regarding Stop Order
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy has issued an Investor Bulletin to help educate investors about the difference between using “stop” and “stop…
Rank this Week: 144

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • May 23

    Trump Names Potential Supreme Court Pick

    Trump Names Potential Supreme Court Pick
    Attorney Page Pate and American University Law Professor Steve Vladeck appear on CNN to discuss presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s announcement of his possible picks for the United States… read more → The…
  • May 5

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case
    Attorney Page Pate discusses possible reasons for Judge Staley’s decision to move the trial for Justin Ross Harris out of Cobb County. The post Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case appeared first on .
  • May 5

    Our firm helps whistleblower win $15 million settlement

    Our firm helps whistleblower win $15 million settlement
    Huntsville online furniture sales merchant Kelly Wells will receive 16% of a $15 million government settlement with Z Gallerie, equalling $2.4 million. The whistleblower award results from a successful federal… read more → The…
Rank this Week: 999

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 249

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

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

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • May 23

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size
    We routinely consider the modern challenges that face attorneys and their law practices. But those challenges vary considerably depending on your practice type, firm size, and client base. That is part of the strategy behind a roundtable…
  • May 20

    Follow the Chicken rarely good deposition advice, but @nytimes video gold

    Follow the Chicken rarely good deposition advice, but @nytimes video gold
    You know what’s funny? Civil litigation. Of course, litigation is rarely a barrel of monkeys. But on this Change of Venue Friday, take a moment to marvel at the wonders of a deposition. Part of the “Verbatim” series that…
  • May 19

    Alumni, friends of @ASUCollegeofLaw invited to say goodbye to Armstrong Hall on 5/20

    Alumni, friends of @ASUCollegeofLaw invited to say goodbye to Armstrong Hall on 5/20
    Typically, law schools stay planted in a spot for, I don’t know, an eternity. So it’s definitely news that the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is moving to downtown Phoenix this year. But that means they are leaving…
Rank this Week: 972

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • May 23

    CFPB launches Spanish-language Twitter and Facebook account

    CFPB launches Spanish-language Twitter and Facebook account
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB recently announced that it has launched official Spanish-language Twitter and Facebook accounts.  The CFPB previously launched a Spanish-language website and recently updated the translations on the “Ask…
  • May 23

    CFPB releases Spring 2016 rulemaking agenda

    CFPB releases Spring 2016 rulemaking agenda
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB has released its Spring 2016 rulemaking agenda.  The agenda sets the following timetables for key rulemaking initiatives:  Arbitration.  The Spring 2016 agenda does not reflect the CFPB’s…
  • May 20

    High Praise for WSJ Editorial, with a Small Caveat

    High Praise for WSJ Editorial, with a Small Caveat
    Alan S. Kaplinsky and Mark J. Levin A recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal is a “must read” for those who will be affected if the CFPB’s May 5, 2016 proposed rule banning class action waivers in consumer financial…
Rank this Week: 697

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Johns & Pelc: Free-Riding on Enforcement in the WTO

    Johns & Pelc: Free-Riding on Enforcement in the WTO
    Leslie Johns (Univ. of California, Los Angeles - Political Science) & Krzysztof Pelc (McGill Univ. - Political Science) have posted Free-Riding on Enforcement in the WTO. Here's the abstract:Countries can challenge potential trade…
  • May 23

    Conference: Sexualité et droit international des droits de l’homme

    Conference: Sexualité et droit international des droits de l’homme
    The Institut international des droits de l'homme will hold its annual conference on May 26-27, 2016, at the Université d’Angers. The theme is: "Sexualité et droit international des droits de l’homme." The program is…
  • May 23

    Moura Vicente: Towards a Universal Justice? Putting International Courts and Jurisdictions into Perspective

    Moura Vicente: Towards a Universal Justice? Putting International Courts and Jurisdictions into Perspective
    Dário Moura Vicente (Univ. of Lisbon - Law) has published Towards a Universal Justice? Putting International Courts and Jurisdictions into Perspective (Brill | Nijhoff 2016). Contents include: Manuel de Almeida Ribeiro, Foreword The…
Rank this Week: 49

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/
  • May 23

    Can I Get a Loan After I File Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get a Loan After I File Bankruptcy?
    When you feel like you are on the verge of losing everything, the last thing you want to do is think about how much worse it could get. Many people think that they will be unable to get any kind of credit after they file bankruptcy, so they…
  • May 21

    Can I Include My Student Loans in My Bankruptcy?

    Can I Include My Student Loans in My Bankruptcy?
    A bankruptcy lawyer who doesn’t have experience in this area may tell you that you can’t file bankruptcy on student loans. In general, these loans aren’t always dischargeable, and whether they are may depend on the contract…
  • May 19

    Can I File Bankruptcy on Payday Loans?

    Can I File Bankruptcy on Payday Loans?
    When it comes to filing bankruptcy, there are so many rules and regulations that it can be difficult to know what is possible and what isn’t possible. One of the easiest ways to find out if you can file bankruptcy is to gather a list of…
Rank this Week: 756

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/
  • May 23

    No Filtering Snapchat’s Third Party Woe

    No Filtering Snapchat’s Third Party Woe
      By Mackenzie Olson Snapchat is an app that allows users to send one another “snaps”, which are pictures that disappear after a few seconds.  Users can also add a “filter” to their pictures to alter or…
  • May 20

    Facebook Wins Trademark Case in China

    Facebook Wins Trademark Case in China
    By Kiran Jassal By now, many are aware that Facebook has taken a rather active stance when it comes to protecting its trademark. Examples include bringing infringement claims against Designbook, Lamebook, and Teachbook.  Not…
  • May 18

    Saving “Face”: Pushback against Facebook’s Facial Recognition Survives in Court

    Saving “Face”: Pushback against Facebook’s Facial Recognition Survives in Court
      By Julie Liu Facebook’s facial recognition technology has evolved to a point where it is as disturbing to many users as it is helpful. Earlier this month, the District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion…
Rank this Week: 945

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Karl Ebert v. General Mills, Inc.

    Karl Ebert v. General Mills, Inc.
    <> Karl Ebert  v.  General Mills, Inc. - 5/20/16. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, Case No. 15-1735. General Mills, Inc., challenges the district court's grant of class…
  • May 20

    Maiden Creek Associates LP v. DOT

    Maiden Creek Associates LP v. DOT
    <> Maiden Creek Associates LP v. DOT - 5/19/16. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Case No. 15-3224. This action for declaratory and injunctive relief is brought pursuant to the…
  • May 17

    D.C. Appeals court delays action on Obama's carbon emissions plan

    D.C. Appeals court delays action on Obama's carbon emissions plan
    <> D.C. Appeals court delays action on Obama's carbon emissions plan - 5/116/16. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday delayed consideration of a…
Rank this Week: 837

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

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

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Lessons Learned From Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident - Phase 2 Report

    Lessons Learned From Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident - Phase 2 Report
    <> Lessons Learned From Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident - Phase 2 Report - The Phase 2 report from the National Academies of Sciences provides findings and recommendations for…
  • May 20

    Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN find

    Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN find
    <> Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds -Degradation of the world's natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet's ability to absorb the damage, meaning…
  • May 19

    Warming due to carbon dioxide jumped by half in 25 year

    Warming due to carbon dioxide jumped by half in 25 year
    <> Warming due to carbon dioxide jumped by half in 25 years - Human activity  has increased the direct warming effect of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere by 50 percent above…
Rank this Week: 537

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 23

    With Features Upgrade Out Today, CosmoLex Targets Larger Law Firm

    With Features Upgrade Out Today, CosmoLex Targets Larger Law Firm
    A firm can choose to enable UTBMS code sets and set which codes to allow or restrict. The cloud practice management platform CosmoLex today rolled out a set of upgrades designed to extend its suitability to larger law firms. The upgrades…
  • May 23

    Exclusive: Web-Capture Site Page Vault Closes $1.75M Funding Round

    Exclusive: Web-Capture Site Page Vault Closes $1.75M Funding Round
    Capturing and preserving web and social media pages as evidence is an increasingly common need for legal professionals. But doing it in a way that is forensically defensible and that preserves the chain of custody is a challenge. Enter…
  • May 20

    At CodeX FutureLaw, Another List Debuts of Legal Tech Companie

    At CodeX FutureLaw, Another List Debuts of Legal Tech Companie
    As regular readers know by now, I recently started building a list of legal startups, in an attempt to develop a more-accurate list of these startups than was then available. Today, another such effort — and a much more sophisticated…
Rank this Week: 308

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • May 23

    Lawsuits Gone Wild: Francis Still Fighting Back Against Foreclosure

    Lawsuits Gone Wild: Francis Still Fighting Back Against Foreclosure
    Joe Francis, the former Girls Gone Wild mogul, who turned shots of naked girls into a multi-million dollar empire, is back in court again. This time, he's fighting foreclosure.
  • May 23

    Congress Moves To ‘Strip Guns And Badges’ From IRS, Impeach Commissioner

    Congress Moves To ‘Strip Guns And Badges’ From IRS, Impeach Commissioner
    Members of Congress have recently introduced bills meant to take down the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). One bill would remove IRS Commissioner John Koskinen from office: the other would remove the Criminal Investigations department from the…
  • May 20

    Woman Denies Using Mexican Folk Curse To Intimidate Witness, Admits Tax Fraud

    Woman Denies Using Mexican Folk Curse To Intimidate Witness, Admits Tax Fraud
    A Tennessee woman has admitted her role in a $10.8 million scam intended to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Rank this Week: 79

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 166

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: 416

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

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • May 23

    The Mounting Costs of Antidumping Laws: Time for Action?

    The Mounting Costs of Antidumping Laws: Time for Action?
    In a 2015 Heritage Foundation Backgrounder, I argued for a reform of the United States antidumping (AD) law, which allows for the imposition of additional tariffs on “unfairly” low-priced imports.  Although the original…
  • May 19

    Combatting Anticompetitive Market Distortions: An Update

    Combatting Anticompetitive Market Distortions: An Update
    I have previously written at this site (see here, here, and here) and elsewhere (see here, here, and here) about the problem of anticompetitive market distortions (ACMDs), government-supported (typically crony capitalist) rules that weaken…
  • May 16

    Level Heads Continue to Prevail: MPAA to be a “Trusted Notifier” With Radix

    Level Heads Continue to Prevail: MPAA to be a “Trusted Notifier” With Radix
    As we noted in our issue brief on the impending ICANN transition, given the vast scope of the problem, voluntary relationships between registries, registrars and private industry will be a critical aspect of controlling online piracy. Last…
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IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Which national laws will UPC witnesses be subject to? And more "fun" questions from the draft UPC Code of Conduct

    Which national laws will UPC witnesses be subject to? And more "fun" questions from the draft UPC Code of Conduct
    Sorry, what did you say, Merpel?  The AmeriKat does not always listen to everything Merpel says and, indeed, even less often when Merpel tries to boss her around (which is frequently).  Nevertheless, it seems someone was listening…
  • May 23

    Are academic publishers liable for ginormous damages?

    Are academic publishers liable for ginormous damages?
    Who owns the copyright in works created by university faculty under US law is contested, and has recently become relevant with the advent of commercially valuable digital courses created by faculty members. It is also highly relevant for…
  • May 23

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week #Nevertoolate

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week #Nevertoolate
    Busy week last week & missed the IPKat? Don't worry, the 97th edition of Never Too Late is here to bring you up to speed.Quick! there's still time to catch last week's IPKat"Simply" invalid: French trade mark win for M&S in the…
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New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
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Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
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In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 23

    On The Shelf: Books in Non-Native Language

    On The Shelf: Books in Non-Native Language
    Josh Darland, an assistant project manager in the Law Library, brought me this book on Minnesota law, written in Danish and published in the United States in 1896.  He thought it would make a good post for our On the Shelf series because…
  • May 20

    The Consilia of Alessandro Nievo: On Jews and Usury in 15th Century Italy

    The Consilia of Alessandro Nievo: On Jews and Usury in 15th Century Italy
    In anticipation of the Library’s upcoming program, “La Città degli Ebrei/The City of the Jews: Segregated Space and the Admission of Strangers in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice,” – a conference held in…
  • May 19

    Health Care Advance Directives: A Beginner’s Guide

    Health Care Advance Directives: A Beginner’s Guide
    This post is coauthored by Barbara Bavis, instructional librarian, and Robert Brammer, senior legal reference specialist Planning for end of life or critical care is not a favorite topic of conversation, but it is an important one.…
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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/
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Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
  • May 23

    Once Again, UK Court Approves Use of Predictive Coding

    Once Again, UK Court Approves Use of Predictive Coding
    It seems that predictive coding may be catching on in the UK. Not long ago, the English High Court approved the use of predictive coding for the first time in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd [2016] EWHC 256 (Ch). In that case, the…
  • May 17

    Citing Restoration and Production of Deleted Emails, Court Denies Sanction

    Citing Restoration and Production of Deleted Emails, Court Denies Sanction
    FiTeq Inc. v. Venture Corp., No. 13-cv-01946-BLF, 2016 WL 1701794 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 28, 2016) In this case, the court denied Plaintiff’s motion to “instruct jurors that they may presume Venture carried out or allowed the destruction…
  • May 11

    Court Orders Production of “Download Your Info” Report from Facebook

    Court Orders Production of “Download Your Info” Report from Facebook
    Rhone v. Schneider Nat’l Carriers, Inc., No. 4:15-cv-01096-NCC, 2016 WL 1594453 (E.D. Mo. Apr. 21, 2016) In this personal injury case, the court ordered Plaintiff to produce a “Download Your Info” report from Facebook,…
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Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    The Example of Stephen A. Dougla

    The Example of Stephen A. Dougla
    While Donald Trump continues to use the bully pulpit as a pulpit to bully, Mitt Romney is getting pressure to enter the race as a third-party candidate.  Conservatives in the "Never Trump" camp are realizing that Romney (despite his…
  • May 22

    Is Sanders stupid or simply a coward?

    Is Sanders stupid or simply a coward?
    As readers of my previous posts are well aware, I am extremely critical of Senator Sanders for his abject refusal even to suggest that anyone defining him/herself as a "political revolutionary" might do what, say, Hamilton Madiaon, and Jay…
  • May 22

    Will the US survive?

    Will the US survive?
    I presume I have your attention with a suitably over-the-top title.  That being said, imagine the following altogether realistic situation (because it's the one we're in):  The two likely candidates appear to be loathed by most of…
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Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 23

    EPA’s Newest Environmental Justice Strategy Available for Public Review

    EPA’s Newest Environmental Justice Strategy Available for Public Review
    About the Author: Charles Lee is the Deputy Associate Assistant Administrator for Environmental Justice at EPA. Mr. Lee is widely recognized as a true environmental justice pioneer. He was the principal author of the landmark report,…
  • May 20

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick It’s National Bike to Work Day! Did you ride your bike to work? Way to go! Now you can sit back, relax, and catch up on the latest in EPA science. And if you didn’t bike to work—that’s okay, I…
  • May 20

    GROing Above and Beyond

    GROing Above and Beyond
    By Michaela Burns Having recently graduated university, I still have early morning classes, long research paper assignments, and three to five hour finals very fresh in my mind. So fresh in fact that some days I find myself still preparing to…
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Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 23

    Reminder: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course

    Reminder: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course
    Program Dates:                     September 9- September 10, 2016 Friday Session Time:            5:30 pm…
  • May 23

    Paralegal Certificate Program: Apply Now!

    Paralegal Certificate Program: Apply Now!
    APPLY TODAY!  Option of enrolling in a traditional or online (live) classroom for the Fall 2016 semester. www.charlottelaw.edu/paralegal Complete your program in six months or less Internship opportunity Career counseling and…
  • May 23

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 23, 2016

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 23, 2016
    Law Library Hosts ABA President Paulette Brown for Law Day When she entered the courtroom as a young attorney, Paulette Brown said, people often presumed she was the defendant, the court reporter, or even a juror. “I was anybody but…
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Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Nasdaq hints at legal challenge to IEX quotations delay

    Nasdaq hints at legal challenge to IEX quotations delay
    By John Filar AtwoodIn a letter to the SEC, Nasdaq suggested that the Commission’s proposed interpretation that would allow Investors’ Exchange LLC (IEX) to operate with a delay on quotation response times would likely be subject…
  • May 20

    SEC nominees move forward in confirmation proce

    SEC nominees move forward in confirmation proce
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.The Senate Banking Committee has voted to approve several executive nominations for a full Senate vote, including Lisa Fairfax and Hester Peirce for the SEC, according to a statement by the committee’s ranking…
  • May 19

    SEC updates C&DIs on non-GAAP financial measure

    SEC updates C&amp;DIs on non-GAAP financial measure
    By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.The SEC has updated a dozen of its Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) on the use of non-GAAP financial measures. Among other items, the updates concern the definition of "funds from operations,"…
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South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Let's Give These Fellas a Hand!

    Let's Give These Fellas a Hand!
    It was a long, hard-fought road from spurious allegation to complete vindication, but that only makes the ending more sweet:The Miccosukee tribe will pay $4 million to its former attorneys after targeting them in a series of failed lawsuits…
  • May 20

    Here We Go Again With Larding Improper Argument Into Notices of Supplemental Authority!

    Here We Go Again With Larding Improper Argument Into Notices of Supplemental Authority!
    And nobody is better able to get into the weeds and muck around on this issue than Magistrate Judge Goodman:Three pages of quotations and Plaintiff’s gloss as to the meaning of this case does not constitute an appropriate…
  • May 19

    3d DCA Watch -- Dinah Stein Dinah Stein Dinah Stein!

    3d DCA Watch -- Dinah Stein Dinah Stein Dinah Stein!
    One of the finest books never brought to screen is Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, the blood-soaked tale of scalp-hunters traipsing through a violent, vivid, carnival-like Wild West landscape, all led by one of the most…
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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 23

    Drone Debate

    Drone Debate
    In a Wall Street Journal debate today I argue that drones should not be allowed to overfly private property without the inhabitant’s consent due to the privacy risks, the consequent erosion of the 4th Amendment, and other dangers. This…
  • May 16

    Grey Lady No More

    Grey Lady No More
    “In the end, it will be a race between a tough, smart lady and someone who is obviously a yuge, um, Antonin Scalia School of Law.” — Krugman in his NYT blog. Leave aside the question of whether Krugman should ……
  • May 15

    Is the GlocalMe G2 Is Any Good? Who Know

    Is the GlocalMe G2 Is Any Good? Who Know
    (tl/dr: It takes a lot of effort to tell online if a new product, the GlocalMe G2, is for real, and even then you can’t tell for sure.) I’m planning an extended trip to Europe this summer, in which I’ll … Continue…
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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
  • May 23

    The Tenth Amendment and the Bill of Right

    The Tenth Amendment and the Bill of Right
    When I’m not grading exams, I’m working on the new book about the Bill of Rights.  (On Chapter 4 at the moment.)  One issue that I’m still working through is when the issue of whether the Bill of Rights was the…
  • May 19

    FAN (First Amendment News, Special Series #3) Newseum Institute Program on Apple-FBI Encryption Controversy Scheduled for June 15th

    FAN (First Amendment News, Special Series #3) Newseum Institute Program on Apple-FBI Encryption Controversy Scheduled for June 15th
    “The government [recently] dropped a bid to force Apple to bypass a convicted Brooklyn drug dealer’s pass code so it could read data on his phone.” — Government Technology, April 27, 2016 Headline: “Department of…
  • May 18

    Copyright on a Useful Article

    Copyright on a Useful Article
    I want to discuss a major copyright case that the Court added to its docket for the Fall.  The question presented in Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc. is “What is the appropriate test to determine when a feature of a…
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