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Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Ruling of the Week 6: Instruments of International Traffic

    Ruling of the Week 6: Instruments of International Traffic
    I'm enjoying the Ruling of the Week feature. One important benefit of this task is that I get to blog about some aspect of customs law that might not otherwise make it into the Court of International Trade or a Federal Register Notice. This…
  • Aug 28

    Reservations about the Reserve Calendar

    Reservations about the Reserve Calendar
    Customs cases present a few unique challenges to potential litigants in the U.S. Court of International Trade. One of those that every unfavorable liquidation of a customs entry stands alone as a possible claim to be brought to the Court for…
  • Aug 22

    Ruling of the Week 5: Right to Make Entry

    Ruling of the Week 5: Right to Make Entry
    There is an important and sometimes silly aspect of customs law involving who has the right to make entry. There is a statutory requirement that the importer of record for merchandise entering the U.S. be a party with the right to make entry.…
Rank this Week: 669

BYU CSO (Career Services Office)…

BYU CSO (Career Services Office) Blog

BYU's Career Services Office (CSO) offers tips on how to survive and thrive in the legal world.

http://byulawcso.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Upcoming Info Session: Careers with the CIA, Sept. 16, 5:15p

    Upcoming Info Session: Careers with the CIA, Sept. 16, 5:15p
  • Aug 21

    Job Search Strategie

    Job Search Strategie
    by Beth Hansen“Dead End” any of your leads:  follow up on any employer you haven’t heard from.I met with a 2L one year and asked her if she had heard from everyone she interviewed with.  She said “all but…
  • Aug 20

    Seventh Annual Employment Event in Washington DC

    Seventh Annual Employment Event in Washington DC
    Save the Date -- 7th Annual Employment in Washington DC EventThe JRCLS Mid-Atlantic Chapter will be hosting our 7th Annual Employment in Washington DC Event on September 11, 2014.  The event will be held at the Milton A. Barlow…
Rank this Week: 197

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Do NOT Return to the Scene of the Crime

    Do NOT Return to the Scene of the Crime
    You’ve probably seen the police on TV shows waiting at the scene of the crime to see if the suspect returns. It happened in real life recently in Stafford. As reported by the Free Lance-Star, a shoplifting suspect allegedly stole over…
  • Aug 22

    Virginia Hit and Run is a Serious Charge

    Virginia Hit and Run is a Serious Charge
    Virginia has a very complex set of laws that govern your duties if you’re involved in an accident while in a motor vehicle. Altogether they’re referred to in the slang term of “hit and run”; however, by law, it is…
  • Aug 13

    What is a Dry Gas Standard?

    What is a Dry Gas Standard?
    Find out what a dry gas cylinder is and why it matters. For more information about your case or to schedule a free case strategy session, call me at 540-318-5824. Originally published at AndrewFlusche.com. © 2014 Andrew Flusche. What is…
Rank this Week: 716

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Sep 2

    GM class settlement nets class counsel judge-approved ‘premium’

    GM class settlement nets class counsel judge-approved ‘premium’
    Fees will amount to $1.9 million including an $804,000 premium to lawyers acting on behalf of plaintiffs in a class action against General Motors Canada over cuts to employee benefits In early August, a group of about 3,200 non-union retirees…
  • Sep 2

    News Roundup - September 2, 2014

    News Roundup - September 2, 2014
    CanadaFairness for Victims Act to face large constitutional issues, The Globe and MailVancouver surgeon’s lawsuit delayed while he tries to reach a settlement with province, The Vancouver SunFormer construction magnate due to…
  • Aug 29

    Lawyer facing discipline accuses LSUC counsel of witness tampering

    Lawyer facing discipline accuses LSUC counsel of witness tampering
    A Law Society of Upper Canada hearing panel heard a colourful case yesterday in which a lawyer facing a misconduct hearing accused the LSUC’s counsel of trying to bribe a witness.Counsel for Kumar Sriskanda, who is accused of fraudulent…
Rank this Week: 564

North Carolina Estate Planning…

North Carolina Estate Planning Blog

Covers legal issues relating to wealth transfer, asset preservation, probate, and taxation. By Greg Herman-Giddens of Trust Counsel, P.A.

http://www.ncestateplanningblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    3 Problems With Life Estate Title of Real Property

    3 Problems With Life Estate Title of Real Property
    Real estate laws in North Carolina allow property owners to create and convey remainder interests in real property, while retaining lifetime rights to the property (a life estate). This is one way to transfer parents’ real property to…
  • Aug 25

    Asset Protection in Second Marriage

    Asset Protection in Second Marriage
    What asset protection strategies should an individual consider after divorce if they play to re-marry? Whether a marriage is a first or fifth, some planning tools always offer a degree of protection. Every couple’s goals, life stage,…
  • Aug 22

    Estate Plan Update: New Life Insurance Option

    Estate Plan Update: New Life Insurance Option
    Life insurance can be a great estate planning tool. Payments generally do not go through probate, loved ones may not need to struggle financially after one’s death, and proceeds can be protected from creditors. A new option called a…
Rank this Week: 594

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Sep 2

    WordReference

    WordReference
    www.WordReference.com is a very useful multi-language dictionary. Also available for iPhone and Android. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Aug 8

    How to Pronounce SCOTUS Name

    How to Pronounce SCOTUS Name
    Did you ever have trouble pronoucing a Supreme Court case name? Yale's Law School Library and Linguistics Department have developed a tool, including audio, to help correctly pronounce difficult case names. Try it here. Available for Android…
  • Aug 4

    Is the Law Ready for Wearables?

    Is the Law Ready for Wearables?
    From Law Technology News, wereable technology creates potential legal issues. Read more here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 836

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Sep 2

    And the Beat Goes On: Application for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction Granted

    And the Beat Goes On: Application for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction Granted
    Emerald City Management, LLC v. Kahn, 4:14 CV 358 (6/19/14; 8/1/14) Judge: Richard Schell/Don Bush Holding: Application for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction Granted ED Bench/bar attendees will recognize this name. Yeah,…
  • Sep 2

    The Mental Virtues - David Brook

    The Mental Virtues - David Brook
    I ran across this outstanding article by David Brooks in the New York Times a few days ago discussing a 2007 book, “Intellectual Virtues,” by Robert C. Roberts of Baylor University and W. Jay Wood of Wheaton College. I actually...
  • Aug 29

    Defendant's JMOLs Denied; Infringement Verdict Affirmed

    Defendant's JMOLs Denied; Infringement Verdict Affirmed
    OPTi Inc. v. Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. et al, 2:10cv279 (8/29/2014) Judge: Rodney Gilstrap Holding: JMOL rulings One of the differences between district judges and appellate judges, I once heard a district judge say, is that appellate…
Rank this Week: 194

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 2

    Wright on Moore on Causation and Responsibility

    Wright on Moore on Causation and Responsibility
    Richard Wright (Chicago-Kent) has posted to SSRN Moore on Causation and Responsibility: Metaphysics or Intuition?. The abstract provides: This paper was prepared for a festschrift in honor of Michael Moore to be published by Oxford University…
  • Sep 1

    Mini Med Mal Roundup

    Mini Med Mal Roundup
    There are a lot of stories on the med mal front. First, two from the MICRA fight: An analysis from the The Fresno Bee finds that the anti-cap increase ads are misleading. Here's a taste: But the ad goes too...
  • Aug 29

    MICRA Cap Increase Rider: Physician Drug-Testing

    MICRA Cap Increase Rider: Physician Drug-Testing
    Prop 46, a California ballot initiative to raise the 1975 non-economic damages cap from $250,000 to $1.1M, includes a rider: physician drug-testing. The two are joined in the "Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act of 2014."…
Rank this Week: 120

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Medical Malpractice and Confirmation Bia

    Medical Malpractice and Confirmation Bia
    There are a lot of differences between good hospitals and bad hospitals.  It is an all too common trope to claim that one thing encapsulates the differences between good and bad.  It is always more complicated than that one little…
  • Jul 28

    Drug Induced Liver Injurie

    Drug Induced Liver Injurie
    Drug induced liver injuries can develop following the use of a wide range of drugs, including over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol and Hydroxycut, and prescription drugs such as: Levaquin Strattera Nizoral Propylthiouracil Pemoline…
  • Jul 22

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation
    For months, we have been talking about the increasing concerns over testosterone replacement therapy and the accompanying potential side effects, a topic that was buried under a rug for years because no one ever told us about the risks.…
Rank this Week: 761

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 2

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?
    Unlike most other states, Wisconsin does not recognize prisoners’ good behavior with credits toward accelerated release.  Wisconsin had such a “good time” program for well over a century, but eliminated it as part of…
  • Sep 1

    Professor Papke’s Book on Pullman Case Cited in Huffington Post

    Professor Papke’s Book on Pullman Case Cited in Huffington Post
    As we all relax today, Labor Day, and enjoy a Monday off of work and school, how many of us have thought about the origins of this day, the day to honor workers? The Huffington Post explains the origins of Labor Day—arising from a labor…
  • Sep 1

    Welcome to Our September Blogger

    Welcome to Our September Blogger
    Our September guest blogger will be 3L Tyler Coppage. Tyler grew up in a small town in Virginia and came to Marquette to focus on sports law. Many thanks to our previous guest, 3L Joel Gracyk.
Rank this Week: 900

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/
  • Sep 2

    Fiduciary Duties in the Context of Dent v. Ramtron Int’l Corp.

    Fiduciary Duties in the Context of Dent v. Ramtron Int’l Corp.
    The Delaware Court of Chancery recently addressed a number of claims commonly made in the “ubiquitous” stockholder litigation that follows announcement of a public merger or acquisition transaction.  In Dent v. Ramtron…
  • Jul 22

    Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Indemnification Sleight of Hand

    Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Indemnification Sleight of Hand
    In Branin v. Stein Roe Inv. Counsel, LLC, C.A. 8481-VCN, 2014 WL 2961084 (Del. Ch. June 30, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a vested right to indemnification may not be rescinded by a subsequent amendment to the governing…
  • Jul 15

    Is Your Out-of-State LLC “Doing Business” in California?

    Is Your Out-of-State LLC “Doing Business” in California?
    Individuals and entities, including those from outside California, who invest in or do business through an out-of-state limited liability company (“LLC”) may be surprised to find out that they have filing obligations and tax…
Rank this Week: 470

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 2

    Grim toll of faulty arson forensic

    Grim toll of faulty arson forensic
    “Judge overturns arson/murder conviction of man jailed 24 years” [Scranton Times-Tribune, Monroe County, Pa.; earlier on faulty arson forensics (Willingham execution and Texas Monthly article)] Tweet Tags: expert witnesses, fires,…
  • Sep 2

    Next divorce half off

    Next divorce half off
    Yes, this is a real, if tongue-in-cheek, ad by a Georgia lawyer. Via Huffington Post a year ago, though it dates back at least a year longer than that. Tweet Tags: chasing clients, divorce Next divorce half off is a post from Overlawyered -…
  • Sep 1

    Judge to Food and Water Watch: put that in your whistle

    Judge to Food and Water Watch: put that in your whistle
    We’ve occasionally taken note that relators stepping forward under whistleblower laws are not always the public benefactors implied by the term whistleblower. Now here’s this from a suit that a former contractor filed, teaming up…
Rank this Week: 68

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Sep 2

    Sex, Lies And The Internet

    Sex, Lies And The Internet
    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.
  • Sep 2

    Picking A Jury Isn't Easy

    Picking A Jury Isn't Easy
    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.
  • Sep 1

    4K Ultra HD For The Rest Of Us?

    4K Ultra HD For The Rest Of Us?
    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: 153

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Riverside County Sheriff Helicopter Crash Injures Two Men

    Riverside County Sheriff Helicopter Crash Injures Two Men
    Two men were injured when a sheriff’s helicopter crashed at Hemet-Ryan Airport. The Riverside County sheriff’s helicopter crashed last Thursday, largely destroying the aircraft and injuring the two-person crew. The accident took…
  • Aug 29

    Labor Day Travel Increases Risk of Injurie

    Labor Day Travel Increases Risk of Injurie
    The amount of people traveling usually increases over holidays, as many Americans head to other cities or states to visit family or friends. Travel is especially popular over long holiday weekends, such as Memorial or Labor Day. More…
  • Aug 28

    California’s Workers’ Compensation System and Brain Injury Claims Brought By NFL Player

    California’s Workers’ Compensation System and Brain Injury Claims Brought By NFL Player
    As the summer quickly fades to fall, people throughout the state are gearing up to cheer on their favorite California NFL team. However, most fans are only now becoming aware of the severe medical conditions that their favorite athletes can…
Rank this Week: 259

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Sep 2

    Supreme Court Cases and Bananas – Both Can Come in Bunche

    Supreme Court Cases and Bananas – Both Can Come in Bunche
    Sometimes an “issue du jour” generates a number of intermediate appellate opinions before guidance is provided by the California Supreme Court.  That has been the situation with issues concerning the enforceability of…
  • Sep 1

    Judicial Lawmaking, Public Policy, and the California Supreme Court

    Judicial Lawmaking, Public Policy, and the California Supreme Court
    Evan Richard Youngstrom, a student at the University of San Diego School of Law, has posted this abstract for a paper to appear in California Legal History, the annual journal of the California Supreme Court Historical Society…
  • Sep 1

    Summary of August 27, 2014, conference report for civil case

    Summary of August 27, 2014, conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the court’s conference on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has…
Rank this Week: 899

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
Rank this Week: 579

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Sep 2

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/2/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/2/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC33354 - Fox v. Fox ("The defendant...appeals from the judgment of the trial court rendered in favor of the plaintiff, Darby Fox, on her postjudgment motion to modify child support. The…
  • Sep 2

    Tort Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 9/2/2014

    Tort Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 9/2/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: SC19191 - Dorry v. Garden (Wrongful death; "In this wrongful death action...appeals  from the judgment of the trial court dismissing the action against the defendants....  In…
  • Sep 2

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions -9/2/2014

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions -9/2/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC35097 - Hall v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "On appeal, the petitioner claims that the habeas court improperly (1) denied his petition for certification to appeal and (2) denied his…
Rank this Week: 195

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Sep 2

    The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can't let them make up the rules.

    The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can't let them make up the rules.
    The US government's web of surveillance is vast and interconnected. Now we know just how opaque, inefficient and discriminatory it can be. As we were reminded again just this week, you can be pulled into the National Security Agency's…
  • Sep 2

    Lessons From the Celebrity iCloud Photo Breach

    Lessons From the Celebrity iCloud Photo Breach
    Based on initial media reports, it seems that intimate, private photographs from several celebrities' online accounts have been accessed without their consent and widely shared on the Internet. For now, many details about the breach (or…
  • Sep 1

    Challenge to NSA’s Mass Surveillance Inches Way Up Court System

    Challenge to NSA’s Mass Surveillance Inches Way Up Court System
    This morning, we're heading back to court to challenge the NSA's phone-records program, this time in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York. Several district courts have already ruled on the program, with one calling it "almost…
Rank this Week: 91

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Covers European copyright law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Premier League claims copyright on football matches shown in copyright debate

    Premier League claims copyright on football matches shown in copyright debate
    Institute for Information Law (IViR)Institute for Information Law (IViR) “However, another aspect attracted my full attention.” While preparing a post for this blog about the wonderful panel ‘Who owns the World Cup: The case…
  • Sep 2

    Moral rights around the world (2014 ALAI Conference, Brussels)

    Moral rights around the world (2014 ALAI Conference, Brussels)
    De Wolf and PartnersDe Wolf and Partners In 1993, the Belgian chapter of International Literary and Artistic Association (ALAI) organised an international conference in Antwerp on the moral rights of the author. This year, more than twenty…
  • Aug 27

    France: new legislation on damages for copyright infringement

    France: new legislation on damages for copyright infringement
    YS AvocatsYS Avocats Two Acts of 2007 and 2014 to fight against counterfeiting have modified the French Intellectual Property Code, in order to enable improved compensation for the rightholders as well as better protection of intellectual…
Rank this Week: 801

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

Covers elections, ballot measures, and legislation. By the Human Society.

http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/
  • Sep 2

    Rescued Primates Need Immigration Reform Too

    Rescued Primates Need Immigration Reform Too
    The Humane Care for Primates Act would give the nonprofit sanctuary sector the opportunity to rescue primates in need and provide them the humane care they would not otherwise receive. And it wouldn't cost the government a…
  • Aug 25

    The Movement for Hens to Move

    The Movement for Hens to Move
    California's Prop 2, approved with 63.5 percent of the statewide vote, has already had a big impact even though its does not go into legal effect until January 2015.      Related StoriesMissouri’s Right-to-Harm…
  • Aug 22

    Show Me the Impact: Missouri's Puppy Mill Law, 4 Years Later

    Show Me the Impact: Missouri's Puppy Mill Law, 4 Years Later
    Though it was weakened, Missouri’s Prop B is still one of the strongest anti-puppy mill statutes in the nation. Here’s a closer look.      Related StoriesMissouri’s Right-to-Harm AmendmentDomestic…
Rank this Week: 605

In Between Cases

In Between Cases

Covers copyright, fair use, and sometimes trademark. By Christopher F. Meatto.

http://harvardlaw74.com
Rank this Week: 467

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

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

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risk

    Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risk
    Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks - This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide. It also reveals that water availability could limit shale …
  • Aug 29

    Mapping the Truth - EPA Responds To "WOTUS" Concern

    Mapping the Truth - EPA Responds To "WOTUS" Concern
    Mapping the Truth - EPA Responds To "WOTUS" Concerns - Regarding the proposed "Waters of the U.S." (WOTUS) definition rule EPA says, "The idea that EPA can use the Clean Water Act to execute a land grab or intrude on private…
  • Aug 28

    Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future

    Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future
    Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future - Congressional Research Service. August 20, 2014. The 42-page report surveys existing law for legal issues that have arisen, or may arise in the…
Rank this Week: 535

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/
  • Sep 2

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA
    Court to Reconsider Decision on Roadless Areas of Alaska's Tongass National Forest - 8/29/14. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced that it would rehear a case "en banc" (before a new 11-judge…
  • Aug 29

    Lacano Investments v. Balash

    Lacano Investments v. Balash
    Lacano Investments v. Balash - 8/28/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-35854. The case involves land patents which gave title to certain streambeds in Alaska that were issued by the federal government…
  • Aug 28

    ASARCO v. Union Pacific

    ASARCO v. Union Pacific
    ASARCO v. Union Pacific - 8/27/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-35356. The district court dismissed the action under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), concluding that although…
Rank this Week: 856

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Sep 2

    Halliburton’s Lucky Deal

    Halliburton’s Lucky Deal
    Ah, summer’s over (although you’d never know it by the temperatures in NYC) and we must thank perennial wrongdoer Halliburton for easing our way back into the blogosphere. Whether it’s fraud, bribery, waste, abuse, faulty…
  • Aug 5

    The U.S. Supreme Court's Mad Men

    The U.S. Supreme Court's Mad Men
    As this is our “last-of-the summer” post (even ThePopTort needs a vaca!), we thought we would give you a question to ponder: What is happening to women’s rights in this country? The New York Times has a (partly) distressing…
  • Jul 31

    Congress and The Ironic Right to Sue

    Congress and The Ironic Right to Sue
    There’s a fine line between irony and hypocrisy. I’m not sure our political leaders in Congress understand either one. But at least that makes for some fine comedy! You may have heard that right before going on vacation, the…
Rank this Week: 950

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Special Law and Humanities/Film Events At AALS, January 2015

    Special Law and Humanities/Film Events At AALS, January 2015
    I'd like to alert those of you planning to attend the AALS Annual Meeting in January 2015 to three interesting events taking place during that time. The AALS Film Committee is sponsoring two law and film nights during the meeting. The first,…
  • Aug 28

    Call For Papers: Special Issue of the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law

    Call For Papers: Special Issue of the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law
    From Anne Wagner at the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law: CALL FOR PAPERS - SPECIAL ISSUE ON ISLAMIC LAW INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE SEMIOTICS OF LAW Anne WagnerExpert in Legal Semiotics and Communication, Associate…
  • Aug 28

    Queer Objects: A Symposium With Robyn Wiegman and Annamarie Jagose

    Queer Objects: A Symposium With Robyn Wiegman and Annamarie Jagose
    From the Australian National University, announcement of a forthcoming Symposium: Queer Objects: A Symposium with Robyn Wiegman and Annamarie Jagose‘The rejection of essentialism,’ David Halperin writes in How to be Gay (2012),…
Rank this Week: 411

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    She’s Got Bette Davis’…Trademark?

    She’s Got Bette Davis’…Trademark?
    I found about this case reading this tweet from New York copyright and trademark lawyer Marty Schwimmer. A warm Kat Pat to Marty, thank you! It has been only two months that I am guest-blogging for the IP Kat, and this is already my third…
  • Sep 1

    Monday miscellany

    Monday miscellany
    News from Eleonora: a competition -- and a course.  A lot of readers of this weblog were away last week when fellow Kat Eleonora posted this item on the contest she is running, which carries the generous prize of free registration (worth…
  • Sep 1

    Fair deal or iMoan? Kate Bush’s request to leave the smartphones at home

    Fair deal or iMoan? Kate Bush’s request to leave the smartphones at home
    Love them or loathe them, mobile communication and recording devices have become an integral part of our lives. They not only accompany us through many of the most intimate and meaningful experiences in our lives but allow us to record them…
Rank this Week: 28

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Admission of Prior Convictions in Child Sex Crimes Cases in Virginia

    Admission of Prior Convictions in Child Sex Crimes Cases in Virginia
    One of the key issues for defense attorneys at trial is limiting the focus of the prosecution’s evidence to evidence of the offense charged, and preventing the admission of any evidence of other prior charges, convictions, or bad acts…
  • Aug 26

    How Does Relocation Affect Your Custody and Visitation Order?

    How Does Relocation Affect Your Custody and Visitation Order?
    Summertime! It is the time of year where many of our military families are going through their permanent change of station (PCS) moves, and many of our civilian families are moving before the new school year begins. What does relocation mean…
  • Aug 20

    Child Preference in Virginia Custody and Visitation Case

    Child Preference in Virginia Custody and Visitation Case
    When a couple decides to separate and pursue a divorce, there are countless questions and issues that can arise. However, there are also some difficult questions that await the teenage child or children of divorcing parents. Perhaps the most…
Rank this Week: 780

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Sep 2

    "Rethink sentencing and parole to solve aging, costly prison population"

    "Rethink sentencing and parole to solve aging, costly prison population"
    The title of this post is the headline of this new editorial from a local South Carolina paper. Yet, even though focused on some Palmetto State particulars, many of the points and themes in the editorial have broad applicability in...
  • Sep 1

    Lots more highlights from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform

    Lots more highlights from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform
    It has been a few weeks since I did a round-up of recent posts at Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform. Here are some of the latest posts from a a variety of bloggers, with my own little bit of organization...
  • Sep 1

    Gendered perspective on Ohio's challenges with opioids and prison growth

    Gendered perspective on Ohio's challenges with opioids and prison growth
    As reported in this recent Toledo Blade editorial, headlined "Women in prison: A big increase in female inmates should prompt changes in how Ohio’s courts deal with addiction," Ohio has struggled of late with an increase in its…
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Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    A Less Possessive Hershey’s Brand?

    A Less Possessive Hershey’s Brand?
    The possessive form of the Hershey’s brand dates back to at least as early as 1894, according to U.S. Reg. No. 54,041 – a more than 100 year old trademark registration from 1906. Last week, Brand New reported on…
  • Sep 1

    Don’t Litter, Eh?

    Don’t Litter, Eh?
    The Toronto Globe and Mail recently reported on a clever anti-littering campaign that was launched and quickly aborted in Toronto due to trademark concerns.  The premise for the campaign was to take wrappers and packaging from some…
  • Aug 29

    Another Real Lulu: Anatomy of an Affidavit

    Another Real Lulu: Anatomy of an Affidavit
    On Tuesday of this week, we discussed the trademark infringement case filed by Lulu’s Market & Deli against Lulu’s Public House (depicted above), here is a link to a pdf of the Complaint. As you will recall, we expressed…
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New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey DWI news, updates and commentary. By the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
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Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    CFP/New Issues of FMR, JID, JIRS, Rts. in Exile, WAN

    CFP/New Issues of FMR, JID, JIRS, Rts. in Exile, WAN
    CFP:Journal on Education in Emergencies [info] - Submission deadline for inaugural issue has been extended to 15 October 2014.New issues:Forced Migration Review, no. 47 (Sept. 2014) [open access]- Theme issue on "The Syria Crisis,…
  • Sep 2

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific
    Event & opportunity:5th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights, Bangkok, 2-4 September 2014 [info]- This event is currently taking place and can be following via  #APCRR5.  Background conference materials are also available…
  • Sep 1

    New Book Title

    New Book Title
    FYI, please check out my Pinterest page for new books due out in Sept. 2014. I've also added information about a few additional titles to the Aug. 2014 and New Legal Texts book boards.Tagged Publications. 
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Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    Tatum v. RJR Pension Investment Committee: What it Teaches About Fiduciary Obligation

    Tatum v. RJR Pension Investment Committee: What it Teaches About Fiduciary Obligation
    Somehow, RJR Nabisco has always been fascinating, from beginning to now. There must be something about combining tobacco and Oreos that gets the imagination flowing; maybe its the combination of the country’s most regulated consumer…
  • Aug 25

    Notes on DRI's Upcoming Data Breach & Privacy Law Conference

    Notes on DRI's Upcoming Data Breach & Privacy Law Conference
    It’s not possible to ignore data breach and cyber security issues anymore, even if you want to and even if, as a lawyer, you think it is outside your practice area and instead the responsibility of some other group of lawyers in your…
  • Aug 4

    Did the First Circuit Just Change its Test for Preemption?

    Did the First Circuit Just Change its Test for Preemption?
    Or did it just use a clever turn of phrase? More likely the latter, I think, but even if that is the case, it is absolutely a turn of phrase that is useful and important to know for anyone litigating an ERISA preemption issue in the First…
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nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 2

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    Anthony Gold Solicitors PARALEGAL – Housing & Public Law Based at our Walworth Road office, London SE17 12 month fixed term contract Anthony Gold is looking for a Paralegal to join its housing & public law team. The team…
  • Sep 1

    Bedroom tax and human rights: The UT has a go

    Bedroom tax and human rights: The UT has a go
    I’ve got two Upper Tribunal decisions on bedroom tax appeals, both from Scotland. Both concern human rights related cases. One concerns what sounds like a fairly hopeless and sadly not well argued case based on disability. The other is…
  • Aug 31

    You’ve got absoutely nothing out of thi

    You’ve got absoutely nothing out of thi
    For most parties that enter into litigation (save for those on CFAs and some who are legally aided) a win isn’t really a win unless the other side is also ordered to pay your costs. I say most, because certain litigants enter into…
Rank this Week: 521

Space Politics

Space Politics

Covers space policy, new and commentary. By Jeff Foust.

http://www.spacepolitics.com
  • Sep 2

    A new chapter

    A new chapter
    I wanted to pass along some personal news: I’ve taken a position starting today with SpaceNews, as a senior writer there. I’ll be writing there on a lot about what you’ve seen here and elsewhere: space policy, commercial…
  • Aug 28

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending
    A day after NASA announced that the first SLS may not be ready for launch until as late as November 2018, two key members of the House Science Committee asked NASA for details on both the schedule and funding levels of the SLS and Orion…
  • Aug 27

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”
    An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced…
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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/
  • Sep 2

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part Two

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part Two
    Abolitionist lawyers in the antebellum era made a practice of representing fugitive slaves and rescuers in the North, but African-Americans had some access to courts even in the southern states. The attorneys in those cases typically had no…
  • Sep 2

    Klerman on Economic Analysis in Legal History Writing

    Klerman on Economic Analysis in Legal History Writing
    Well, we've rounded Labor Day, which means that summer's over and it's time to get down to talking scholarship. Daniel Klerman of the University of Southern California has a characteristically terrific paper, "The Economics of Legal…
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day

    Happy Labor Day
    Celebrate by listening to the Weavers’ “Union Miners.” On top of everything else, it is beautifully arranged: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=rZVNCE9xtH4
Rank this Week: 92

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Job Announcement: Director of the Federal Judicial History Office

    Job Announcement: Director of the Federal Judicial History Office
    [We have the following announcement.]Director of the Federal Judicial History OfficeFederal Judicial CenterWashington, DC  20002-8003The purpose of the Federal Judicial Center is to further the development and adoption of improved…
  • Sep 2

    Vermeule Reviews Hamburger's "Is Administrative Law Unlawful?"

    Vermeule Reviews Hamburger's "Is Administrative Law Unlawful?"
    “No,” by Adrian Vermeule, Harvard Law School, is a review of Philip Hamburger’s Is Administrative Law Unlawful?   It is forthcoming in the Texas Law Review.  Here is the abstract:Philip Hamburger has had a…
  • Sep 1

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Series: Fall 2014 Lineup

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Series: Fall 2014 Lineup
    The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley has posted the fall lineup for its speaker series. A number of legal historians are scheduled to present:Monday, September 8 – Christopher Tomlins …
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Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
  • Sep 2

    Idaho Estate Planning - Avoiding Spoiled Heir

    Idaho Estate Planning - Avoiding Spoiled Heir
    One of the perennial issues high-net worth families worry about is how they can pass their wealth to the next generation without spoiling their kids or destroying their drive or ambition.
  • Aug 29

    Idaho Estate Planning - Bad Investments Mean Trouble For Trustee

    Idaho Estate Planning - Bad Investments Mean Trouble For Trustee
    The trial court held that the trustee of a perpetual charitable trust had breached the duty of prudence by investing the fund solely in bonds and awarded damages based on what the portfolio would have been worth had the trustee followed…
  • Aug 28

    Idaho Estate Planning - Special Plans & Trusts for Special Asset

    Idaho Estate Planning - Special Plans & Trusts for Special Asset
    Passing along financial assets from your estate is typically straight-forward.. However, special assets that are not so cut-and-dry require careful planning and possibly call for special estate planning tools to be used. The Lake County News…
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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: 345

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 2

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Bob Bernstein, The CFTC's Attempt to Impose Speculative Position Limits on Off-Exchange Swap Contracts Likely to Face Continued Legal…
  • Aug 31

    This Week in Securities Litigation

    This Week in Securities Litigation
    The SEC Actions Blog has compiled This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending August 28, 2014).
  • Aug 31

    SEC Adopts Asset-Backed Securities Reform Rule

    SEC Adopts Asset-Backed Securities Reform Rule
    The SEC has adopted asset-backed securities reform rules. The press release in part states the following: The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted revisions to rules governing the disclosure, reporting, and offering process for…
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Sep 2

    Attorney Reprimanded, Conviction Of Client Reversed

    Attorney Reprimanded, Conviction Of Client Reversed
    The Arkansas Professional Conduct Committee - Panel A - has reprimanded an attorney who engaged in a conflict of interest by representing both husband and wife in a case involving felony sexual abuse allegations made by the wife's daughter…
  • Sep 2

    Theft From Elderly Client Draws Prison, Disbarment

    Theft From Elderly Client Draws Prison, Disbarment
    A Virginia attorney has consented to disbarment in the wake of a criminal conviction. The Washington Post reported on the offense A Fairfax County attorney was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for embezzling nearly $500,000 while he…
  • Sep 2

    Fan Barred From UNC For Harassing Student Athlete

    Fan Barred From UNC For Harassing Student Athlete
    The University of North Carolina did not violate the First Amendment rights of a former student and "dedicated fan" by permanently barring him from athletic events, according to a decision of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The…
Rank this Week: 58

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Sep 2

    On the Feasibility of Head Transplant

    On the Feasibility of Head Transplant
    Some interesting speculation about the feasibility of head transplants here (ht: Brian Leiter).
  • Aug 28

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Is There Such a Thing as a 'Good Psychopath'? NPR: The Protojournalist In The Popular Press: Using Light Technique, Scientists Find Dimmer Switch for Memories in Mice, NY Times Scientists Turn Bad…
  • Aug 28

    "Will There Ever Be a Drug with No or Negligible Side Effects? Evidence from Neuroscience"

    "Will There Ever Be a Drug with No or Negligible Side Effects? Evidence from Neuroscience"
    Recently published in Neuroethics: "Will There Ever Be a Drug with No or Negligible Side Effects? Evidence from Neuroscience," by Sylvia Terbeck and Laurence Paul Chesterman Abstract Arguments in the neuroenhancement debate are sometimes…
Rank this Week: 230

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 340

Green Building Law

Green Building Law

Covers legal issues related to green building and sustainable development. By Shari Shapiro.

http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Use the Construction Industry Model to Regulate the Sharing Economy

    Use the Construction Industry Model to Regulate the Sharing Economy
    Welcome back from vacation.  To ease you back into the workday routine, I want to share a post I wrote for RegBlog, the blog of the University of Pennsylvania Program on Regulation, about regulating sharing economy companies like Uber,…
  • Aug 11

    Can Don Draper Save The Planet?

    Can Don Draper Save The Planet?
    There have been memorable social marketing campaigns over the years--Smokey the Bear, the sizzling egg that is your brain on drugs and the coining of “Obamacare” come to mind. Now Grist reports that Martin…
  • Aug 11

    Can Don Draper Save The Planet? Plus a GIVEAWAY!

    Can Don Draper Save The Planet? Plus a GIVEAWAY!
    There have been memorable social marketing campaigns over the years--Smokey the Bear, the sizzling egg that is your brain on drugs and the coining of “Obamacare” come to mind. Now Grist reports that Martin…
Rank this Week: 895

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Mon and Son Sentenced for Forging Documents to Obtain Mortgage

    Mon and Son Sentenced for Forging Documents to Obtain Mortgage
    Charlette Henderson, 42, and her son Lanikein Henderson, 25, both of Brandon, Mississippi, have been sentenced in Mobile County, Alabama, for residential mortgage fraud. Charlette received a 48 month suspended sentence, while her son…
  • Sep 2

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud
    Anna Sorokina Kuzmenko, 33, Sacramento, California, was convicted by a federal jury after a nine-day trial of two counts of wire fraud in a mortgage fraud scheme for her role in acting as a straw buyer for two loans. The trial was held before…
  • Aug 29

    Developer Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Stacking Scheme

    Developer Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Stacking Scheme
    Charles Patrick Gahan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, a real estate developer, was indicted on August 26, 2014, on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting financial institutions for his role in a mortgage stacking scheme wherein he…
Rank this Week: 11

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Sep 2

    Difusión | “Control de Constitucionalidad: teorías contemporáneas y praxis judicial” (Seminario AA en BB)

    Difusión | “Control de Constitucionalidad: teorías contemporáneas y praxis judicial” (Seminario AA en BB)
    (De interés para Bahía Blanca y zona)A partir del 12 de septiembre (son dos viernes por la tarde y sábados por la mañana) estaremos dando un Seminario de Posgrado sobre “Control de Constitucionalidad:…
  • Aug 29

    Infeliz día del abogado

    Infeliz día del abogado
    Esto lo publiqué hace unos buenos años en este viejo blog, pero como el público se renueva, aquí va de nuevo la revelación de por qué los abogados somos infelices.|||El artículo se…
  • Aug 24

    La Constitución, veinte y veintiún años después.

    La Constitución, veinte y veintiún años después.
    Se fue Estudiantes. Vázquez, a lo guapo.La pregunta es qué pensaría alguien si se hubiera dormido el día de la jura de la Constitución y se despierta veinte años después.Otra pregunta…
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