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PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Oct 29

    The "New Normal" and Generational Change

    The "New Normal" and Generational Change
    Howard's interesting post below on whether there is a "new normal" for law school tenure standards brings up a broader subject: The different scholarly productivity expectations among law professors over time. In the last generation…
  • Oct 29

    Kentucky Law Journal: Exclusive Submission Window

    Kentucky Law Journal: Exclusive Submission Window
    The following was forwarded by Josh Douglas at Kentucky. If you have an August piece that did not place or you want to get a head start on February: The Kentucky Law Journal is opening an exclusive submission window for articles until…
  • Oct 29

    Photo ID Laws and Voter Suppression

    Photo ID Laws and Voter Suppression
    My colleague, Mike Pitts, has posted his latest analysis in a series on the impact of Indiana’s photo ID law, the law that was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2008. (The earlier papers also are posted on SSRN.) Pitts draws three major…
Rank this Week: 105

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 199

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Oct 29

    Horton Rise

    Horton Rise
    Although the Fifth Circuit tried to put a stake in the heart of the NLRB's Horton decision, the Board confirmed its vitality today in its opinion in Murphy Oil U.S.A. The bottom line: the NLRB "reaffirmed the D.R. Horton rationale...
  • Oct 29

    How Managers Consider Job-Applicant Criminal History

    How Managers Consider Job-Applicant Criminal History
    How do managers actually consider a job applicant’s criminal history, given the law? A recent study finds that it has a lot to do with how much discretion those managers have under company policy: Sarah E. Lageson, Michael Vuolo, and...
  • Oct 28

    Books That Shaped Work in America

    Books That Shaped Work in America
    image from www.dol.gov The Department of Labor recently started a new initiative called "Books That Shaped Work in America." The agency sought the input of leaders in the field on the question of which books have helped shape the…
Rank this Week: 150

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 29

    Men Can Receive Alimony From Ex-Wive

    Men Can Receive Alimony From Ex-Wive
    As more men stay home with the children and women take active roles in the workplace, alimony trends are shifting. Statistics show that more and more men have begun to receive alimony from their former wives. Since 2006, the number of former…
  • Oct 28

    Documents Necessary in a Divorce

    Documents Necessary in a Divorce
    Getting a divorce often means that documents and information that has rarely seen the light of day must be found, copied, and presented to an attorney. These documents are generally related to property and assets, with the purpose of creating…
  • Oct 27

    Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe Successfully Co-Parent

    Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe Successfully Co-Parent
    While there has been a lot of acknowledgement for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's conscious uncoupling and subsequent friendship, there are other Hollywood couples that provide examples of successful relationships following a separation,…
Rank this Week: 573

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #40: An Interview with Bob Litt

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #40: An Interview with Bob Litt
    Our guest this week is Bob Litt, the General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.  Bob has had a distinguished career in government, from his clerkship with Justice Stewart, his time as a prosecutor in the…
  • Oct 29

    Toward a Different Kind of Transparency

    Toward a Different Kind of Transparency
    Over the last year and a half, the intelligence community has released a significant amount of previously classified material in an effort to be more transparent regarding matters pertaining to foreign intelligence surveillance activities,…
  • Oct 29

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Yesterday, the Department of Defense announced the first death associated with current U.S. operations in Iraq and Syria. According to Air Force Times, Cpl. Jordan L. “Spears [died]… in the Persian Gulf on Oct. 1 when he jumped…
Rank this Week: 120

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    South Florida Man Receives 2 Years in Prison for Unemployment Fraud

    South Florida Man Receives 2 Years in Prison for Unemployment Fraud
    A South Florida man has been sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison for stealing thousands of dollars in state unemployment insurance. A federal judge also ordered the 24-year-old Miami man to pay more than $60,000 in restitution…
  • Oct 24

    13-Year-Old Jacksonville Boy Charged as Adult in Murder

    13-Year-Old Jacksonville Boy Charged as Adult in Murder
    State Attorney Angela Corey announced Thursday afternoon that she is prosecuting a 13-year-old boy accused of second-degree murder of a homeless Jacksonville man as an adult. This is the second time she’s charged a young juvenile with…
  • Oct 20

    War On Drugs: Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Now Coming Forward

    War On Drugs: Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Now Coming Forward
    During the beginning of the war on drugs, young African Americans heard rumors of government involvement in the crack-cocaine explosion that outraged LA’s black community. Although it was not openly talked about in the media in the…
Rank this Week: 720

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: 75

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/
  • Oct 29

    More YES On 2

    More YES On 2
    A great endorsement for Amendment 2 here from Florida Today.If we can expand personal freedom without creating a new public harm, we should do it. If we can empower the sick with an affordable, relatively safe option for treating pain, lost…
  • Oct 29

    3d DCA Watch -- One Thing Leads to Another Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- One Thing Leads to Another Edition!
    Hi kids, this week the Bunkerites elected to issue a few written utterances!It's almost as if a group of decision-makers thought through a legal issue and then decided to write their thoughts down so others could review their thoughts, and…
  • Oct 28

    Oy Veh -- How Do We Get These Parties to Mediation Again? It's Neither Art Nor Science!

    Oy Veh -- How Do We Get These Parties to Mediation Again? It's Neither Art Nor Science!
    Magistrate Judge Goodman is still presiding over that Procaps case and, after a failed mediation, the plaintiff sought to order the defendant back to the negotiating table.How do you defend against such a motion?  Of course you have to…
Rank this Week: 196

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    [Ed. note -- Jon asked me to step in for a…

    [Ed. note -- Jon asked me to step in for a few days while he's out of the office.] US v. Swisher, No. 11-35796 (Ikuta with Alarcon; concurrence in judgment by Tashima).  Isn't this case déjà vu?  The defendant…
  • Oct 26

    Case o' The Week: Crawford + Apprendi = Magic -- Salvador (aka "Magic") Vera and Cop Expert Testimony

    Case o' The Week: Crawford + Apprendi = Magic -- Salvador (aka "Magic") Vera and Cop Expert Testimony
    Hon. Judge Raymond FisherMix Crawford and Apprendi, and good things are bound to follow. United States v. Vera, 2014 WL 5352727(9thCir. Oct. 22, 2014), decision available here. Players:Decision by Judge Fisher, joined by Judges Noonan and…
  • Oct 24

    US v. Castro-Ponce, No. 13-10377 (Gould…

    US v. Castro-Ponce, No. 13-10377 (Gould with Reinhardt and Berzon).  The 9th makes clear that before a court finds that an upward adjustment for obstruction of justice based on false testimony is appropriate, the court must explicitly…
Rank this Week: 232

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 29

    Rise of Computer Patent

    Rise of Computer Patent
              It is fairly difficult to nail-down which patents are “software” patents.  For the chart below, I parsed through all utility patents issued since 1976 and looked for any of the following…
  • Oct 29

    More Engineers => More Patent

    More Engineers => More Patent
    In a new article, Economist John Winters (OSU) looked at the link between collegiate STEM training (university degree) and innovation-intensity (per capita patenting). The findings are not surprising — locations with more STEM…
  • Oct 28

    Bucking the Trend: Security Software Patent Net Yet Ruled Ineligible

    Bucking the Trend: Security Software Patent Net Yet Ruled Ineligible
    Card Verification v. Citigroup (N.D. Ill. 2014) A growing number district court decision have followed the Supreme Court’s Alice Corp. decision by finding the asserted patent claims to be patent-ineligible as unduly…
Rank this Week: 234

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Oct 29

    A father of eight explains why he hasn’t saved a penny for his kids’ college education - The Washington Post

    A father of eight explains why he hasn’t saved a penny for his kids’ college education - The Washington Post
    David T. Fagan has eight kids and his oldest daughter is a senior in high school–and he hasn’t saved a penny for his children’s college education. But Fagan isn’t stressing. In fact, Fagan says he would prefer it if…
  • Oct 29

    Nina Teicholz: The Last Anti-Fat Crusaders - WSJ - WSJ

    Nina Teicholz: The Last Anti-Fat Crusaders - WSJ - WSJ
    The top scientist guiding the U.S. government’s nutrition recommendations made an admission last month that would surprise most Americans. Low-fat diets, Alice Lichtenstein said, are “probably not a good idea.” It was a rare…
  • Oct 29

    Millennials Bolt Obama for GOP in Midterms - NationalJournal.com

    Millennials Bolt Obama for GOP in Midterms - NationalJournal.com
    October 29, 2014 In a stunning turnaround, likely voters in the so-called millennial generation prefer a Republican-led Congress after next week's elections, and young Hispanics are turning sharply against President Obama. via…
Rank this Week: 589

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    16 states received chicken product, but only Minnesota’s shipments recalled?

    16 states received chicken product, but only Minnesota’s shipments recalled?
    Today the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service posted a 13-page distribution list of retail stories in CO, ID, IL, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NH, NV, RI, VT, UT, WI... Continue Reading
  • Oct 29

    San Francisco NAACP Event Hit With Possible Food Poisoning

    San Francisco NAACP Event Hit With Possible Food Poisoning
    CBS News San Francisco reports that More than 50 attendees attending an NAACP gala in Redwood City Saturday evening were sickened by a case of possible food poisoning. At least... Continue Reading
  • Oct 29

    More Peppers Recalled Over Salmonella Concern

    More Peppers Recalled Over Salmonella Concern
    Following last week’s recall of fresh Serrano chile peppers by Bailey Farms Inc., Giant Food Stores LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced that they removed from sale Serrano, Anaheim, Red... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 16

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Objections on Expert Qualifications Must Be Raised Under Timelines of Rule 11-6(10)

    Objections on Expert Qualifications Must Be Raised Under Timelines of Rule 11-6(10)
    Interesting reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, addressing the scope and timing of objections required under Rule 11-6(10). In today’s case (Pausch v. Vancouver Coastal Health…
  • Oct 27

    Double Costs Rejected In Face of Plaintiff Credibility Concern

    Double Costs Rejected In Face of Plaintiff Credibility Concern
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, rejecting a request for double costs following a trial where a Plaintiff beat her formal settlement offer by a slim margin. In today’s case…
  • Oct 27

    Failure To List Documents Leads To Expert Report Exclusion

    Failure To List Documents Leads To Expert Report Exclusion
    Reasons for judgment were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, excluding an expert report for failing to disclose a list of documents reviewed. In today’s case (Lawrence v. Parr) the Plaintiff was involved in a…
Rank this Week: 581

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
Rank this Week: 420

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Missouri personal injury law and consumer safety news. By Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan LLC.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Trick or Treat Safety

    Trick or Treat Safety
    Trick or treat? It is almost Halloween, a favorite holiday for many children and adults alike.  Halloween can, however, be scary.  The scare for most parents is not from ghosts, ghouls and goblins, but is instead based on the…
  • Oct 27

    FALL HARVEST IS UNDERWAY! MAKE SAFETY A PRIORITY AS MOTORISTS AND FARM EQUIPMENT SHARE THE ROADS

    FALL HARVEST IS UNDERWAY! MAKE SAFETY A PRIORITY AS MOTORISTS AND FARM EQUIPMENT SHARE THE ROADS
    Fall is in the air! The trees are beautiful. Many of us are headed out on the roads to view the spectacular foliage and enjoy the pumpkin picking, fall festivals and the wonderful days of autumn filled unique sights and smells of the season.…
  • Sep 27

    Time is Not Your Ally in Estate Matter

    Time is Not Your Ally in Estate Matter
    In Missouri, a decedent’s estate must be probated within one year of the date of death. This is true whether there is a will or whether there is not.  The probate process involves only assets that were in the decedent’s name…
Rank this Week: 253

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Will an Out of State Ticket Give You Points in Virginia?

    Will an Out of State Ticket Give You Points in Virginia?
    This is a question I get every week. Find out how out of state DMVs and courts communicate with the VA DMV and how your out of state charge can put points on your VA license. If you have a case in VA, contact me today for a free case strategy…
  • Oct 28

    Virginia Moving Violation…What should you do?

    Virginia Moving Violation…What should you do?
    If you have a moving violation in VA, contact me today for a free case strategy session. I’ll get all the facts of your case and let know what we can do to best the best possible outcome. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2014. |…
  • Oct 27

    Virginia Counterfeit Inspection Defense

    Virginia Counterfeit Inspection Defense
    If you have been charged with a counterfeit inspection contact me today for a free case strategy session. I’ll go over all your options and explain how we can get the best possible outcome. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2014. |…
Rank this Week: 878

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 50

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 18, no. 6, 2014) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: A Renewed Call to Address Women's and Children's Human Rights Sonja Grover, Introduction to the special issue on…
  • Oct 29

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage
    The latest issue of Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage (2014, no. 3) is out. Contents include:Doctrine – DébatsRapport final du Groupe de travail du Comité Français de l’Arbitrage sur l’arbitrage en…
  • Oct 29

    New Issue: New York University Journal of International Law and Politic

    New Issue: New York University Journal of International Law and Politic
    The latest issue of the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (Vol. 46, no. 4, Summer 2014) is out. Contents include:Ryan Liss, A Right to Belong: Legal Protection of Sociological Membership in the Application of…
Rank this Week: 32

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 405

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Oct 29

    TSA Confiscates Ray-Gun-Shaped Belt Buckle

    TSA Confiscates Ray-Gun-Shaped Belt Buckle
    As I've said before, we can't just assume everyone at the TSA is an idiot and/or a petty bureaucrat drunk on his or her semi-power. This story confirms that. It suggests that only 40 to 80 percent of them…
  • Oct 29

    Sheriff: We Need Armored Vehicles to Intimidate People

    Sheriff: We Need Armored Vehicles to Intimidate People
    "People may not understand why," said Sheriff's Capt. Greg Bean, "but an armored vehicle is almost a necessity now." Here's why he says he needed one: Looks can be deceiving, though, and in any event the man, at least,…
  • Oct 27

    Fight Over Alcohol Ban Ends When Town Learns It Doesn't Have One

    Fight Over Alcohol Ban Ends When Town Learns It Doesn't Have One
    It's too late to vote this year in Hanover, Manitoba, because Election Day was October 22. On the other hand, if your main interest was the referendum on whether to repeal the town's long-standing ban on alcohol sales, don't…
Rank this Week: 336

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Oct 29

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Draper Sues Vutec for Patent Infringement

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Draper Sues Vutec for Patent Infringement
    Indianapolis, Indiana - Patent attorneys for Draper, Inc. of Spiceland, Indiana sued in the Southern District of Indiana alleging that Vutec Corporation of Coral Springs, Florida infringed the patented "Roller Operated System with Mounting…
  • Oct 27

    Indiana Copyright Litigation: ABRO Sues for Infringement of Product Packaging

    Indiana Copyright Litigation: ABRO Sues for Infringement of Product Packaging
    South Bend, Indiana - Indiana copyright attorneys for ABRO Industries, Inc. of South Bend, Indiana sued in the Northern District of Indiana alleging that 1 New Trade, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland ("New Trade"), Quest Specialty Coatings, LLC of…
  • Oct 24

    USPTO and the State Intellectual Property Office of China Launch Direct Electronic Priority Document Exchange

    USPTO and the State Intellectual Property Office of China Launch Direct Electronic Priority Document Exchange
    Washington, D.C. - New free, secure service simplifies patent application procedures. The U.S. Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") and the State Intellectual Property Office of China ("SIPO") recently…
Rank this Week: 141

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Oct 29

    New York State Bar Association-Webcast

    New York State Bar Association-Webcast
    Meeting of the House of Delegates Webcast Live from the New York State Bar Center, Albany Saturday, November 1, 2014  Watch the NYSBA House of Delegates in action on Saturday, November 1st beginning at 9:00 a.m. by clicking  here…
  • Oct 29

    Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Lowest in Seven Years | United States Court

    Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Lowest in Seven Years | United States Court
    Bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts for the fiscal year 2014–the 12-month period ending September 30, 2014–totaled 963,739, down 13 percent from the 1.1 million bankruptcy filings in FY 2013, according to statistics released…
  • Oct 27

    Get the Facts About Ebola–NYS Department of Health

    Get the Facts About Ebola–NYS Department of Health
    Governor Cuomo has launched a State information line to answer questions about Ebola. 1-800-861-2280 is free and trained operators are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This line is for public health information purposes…
Rank this Week: 260

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Oct 29

    A "Must-See" Video for Jessup Competitor

    A "Must-See" Video for Jessup Competitor
    This helpful video discusses legal issues in the current Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and provides some tips on effective advocacy. The Moderator is Lesley Benn, Executive Director, International Law Students…
  • Oct 27

    40th Annual Meeting of the New York African Studies Association

    40th Annual Meeting of the New York African Studies Association
    A special three-college conference in the capital of New York State will mark the 40th conference of the New York African Studies Association. On 3-4 April 2015 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Union College in Schenectady, and…
  • Oct 27

    UN Compensation Commission Pays Out Another Billion for the 1990 Invasion by Iraq; Total Amount Paid So Far is $47.8 Billion

    UN Compensation Commission Pays Out Another Billion for the 1990 Invasion by Iraq; Total Amount Paid So Far is $47.8 Billion
    The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC), which settles the damage claims of those who suffered losses in the 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, last week made $1.06 billion available to the Government of Kuwait. With today's payment,…
Rank this Week: 394

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Oct 29

    Blog Post: How To Answer Sustainability Program Doubter

    Blog Post: How To Answer Sustainability Program Doubter
    We’re coming to the end of the year - the time that companies think seriously about the future. Financial performance data is in; you know where you stand. What is the direction of your firm? If your firm does not already have an energy…
  • Oct 28

    Blog Post: 3 Obstacles For Calif. Desert Conservation Plan

    Blog Post: 3 Obstacles For Calif. Desert Conservation Plan
    The effort by California and federal agencies to streamline development permitting and demarcate areas of Southern California desert as suitable for alternative energy development will run up against fierce opposition and face major hurdles.…
  • Oct 28

    Blog Post: US EPA Urban Air Toxics Report to Congre

    Blog Post: US EPA Urban Air Toxics Report to Congre
    By Joyce A. Gentry The US EPA has released the Second Integrated Urban Air Toxics Report to Congress. This is the final of two reports required by the 1990 Clean Air Act (CAA) to inform Congress on the process in reducing public health…
Rank this Week: 603

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Oct 29

    Strutin on Truth, Justice, and Plea

    Strutin on Truth, Justice, and Plea
    Ken Strutin (Government of the State of New York - New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA)) has posted Truth, Justice, and the American Style Plea Bargain (Albany Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 3, p. 825, 2013/2014) on SSRN. Here is...
  • Oct 29

    Corcoran et al. on Religion and the Acceptability of White-Collar Crime

    Corcoran et al. on Religion and the Acceptability of White-Collar Crime
    Katie Corcoran , David Pettinicchio and Blaine G. Robbins (University of Washington , University of Toronto and University of Washington - Department of Sociology) have posted Religion and the Acceptability of White-Collar Crime: A…
  • Oct 28

    "Ebola quarantines and state powers"

    "Ebola quarantines and state powers"
    Eugene Kontorovich has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: One would not think taxes a state places on airport taxis or other airport rules would be preempted by a federal policy to allow people to travel to West...
Rank this Week: 223

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 663

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Oct 29

    Murder Convictions Vacated for Two Washington, D.C. Men

    Murder Convictions Vacated for Two Washington, D.C. Men
    A decade after Gary Gathers and Keith Mitchell were convicted of murder, a Washington, D.C. appeals court reversed their convictions Wednesday, finding that prosecutors relied on false evidence at trial. The Legal Times reported that the…
  • Oct 28

    Two Dallas Men Released After Serving 15 Year

    Two Dallas Men Released After Serving 15 Year
    Photo: Stanley Mozee (left) and Dennis Allen (right) are greeted by family, supporters and the media after being released in Dallas Tuesday. (Credit: Lara Solt) Dennis Lee Allen and Stanley Orson Mozee walked out of a Dallas County courtroom…
  • Oct 27

    Wide Reach of Wrongful Conviction

    Wide Reach of Wrongful Conviction
    Twenty years ago, Jennifer Thompson was a college student when she was sexually assaulted in her North Carolina apartment and burglarized. The following month, Thompson identified Ronald Cotton as the assailant and he was eventually convicted…
Rank this Week: 764

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Oct 29

    The EU Leniency Programme and Recidivism

    The EU Leniency Programme and Recidivism
    Catarina Moura Pinto Marvao, SITE (Stockholm School of Economics); Trinity College Dublin explores The EU Leniency Programme and Recidivism. ABSTRACT: The EU Leniency Programme (LP) aims to encourage the dissolution of existing cartels and…
  • Oct 29

    Barriers to Entry into the Dutch Retail Banking Sector

    Barriers to Entry into the Dutch Retail Banking Sector
    Koos Borkent, Authority for Consumers and Markets, Peter Paul Hillebrink, Authority for Consumers and Markets, Marinus Imthorn, Authority for Consumers and Markets, Bastiaan Overvest, Independent, Gulbahar Tezel, Independent, Tako Vermeulen,…
  • Oct 29

    The Curious Case of Competition and Quality

    The Curious Case of Competition and Quality
    Ariel Ezrachi (Oxford) and Maurice Stucke (Tennessee) describe The Curious Case of Competition and Quality. ABSTRACT: Alongside the consideration of price, competition authorities recognize that quality can be as, if not more, important in…
Rank this Week: 79

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/
  • Oct 29

    Death penalty opinion filing tomorrow

    Death penalty opinion filing tomorrow
    The Supreme Court will file tomorrow morning its opinion in People v. Adams, an automatic appeal from a July 2003 judgment of death.  Adams was argued on the September calendar. The opinion can be viewed tomorrow starting at 10:00…
  • Oct 28

    Getting relief for a late petition for review might not be a hopeless cause

    Getting relief for a late petition for review might not be a hopeless cause
    On the list of appellate lawyer nightmares — an appropriate topic considering that Halloween is only a few days away — forgetting to file a timely notice of appeal probably ranks first.  (For literal nightmares, first place…
  • Oct 24

    Summary of October 22, 2014 conference report for civil case

    Summary of October 22, 2014 conference report for civil case
    In its conference on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the Court granted no petitions for review in civil cases, no petitions were denied with dissenting justices, and no opinions were ordered published or depublished.
Rank this Week: 242

Antitrust Today

Antitrust Today

Covers antitrust issues both domestically and abroad. By Constantine Cannon LLP.

http://www.antitrusttoday.com
Rank this Week: 817

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 684

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
  • Oct 29

    Insights About Future Use of Protected Health Information Under HIPAA

    Insights About Future Use of Protected Health Information Under HIPAA
    How will Protected Health Information (PHI) be used in the future? Reed Smith partner Brad Rostolsky strives to answer this question in “HIPAA Enforcement: The Next Step,” an interview and accompanying article that appeared…
  • Oct 22

    Reed Smith Team Analyzes OIG's Proposed Rule Amending Anti-Kickback Safe Harbors, CMP Rules & Gainsharing Regulation

    Reed Smith Team Analyzes OIG's Proposed Rule Amending Anti-Kickback Safe Harbors, CMP Rules & Gainsharing Regulation
    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services published a major proposed rule on October 3, 2014 amending the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) safe harbors and the Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) rules to…
  • Oct 16

    Recognition of Preemption For Design Defect Claim

    Recognition of Preemption For Design Defect Claim
    Over on the Drug & Device Law blog, Reed Smith partner Eric Alexander calls attention to Booker v. Johnson & Johnson, 2014 WL 5113305 (N.D. Ohio Oct. 10, 2014), a recent decision from the Ortho Evra multi-district litigation (MDL)…
Rank this Week: 692

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 279

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/
  • Oct 29

    Supreme Court more accessible

    Supreme Court more accessible
    The ABA Journal online has an interesting article about how the internet, social media and technology have made the Supreme Court more accessible because of blogs, websites, Twitter postings etc. People interested in the Supreme Court blog…
  • Oct 23

    Asimov on creativity

    Asimov on creativity
    The MIT Technology Review has published an essay titled "On Creativity" that was written by famous scientist and author Isaac Asimov, who died in 1992.  The essay was written in 1959, when Asimov was considering joining an MIT project…
  • Oct 23

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic
    The Homeland Security Digital Library's fall 2014 newsletter provides timely information and links to documents about communicable diseases and pandemics. Potentially deadly communicable diseases require additional vigilance and knowledge…
Rank this Week: 489

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Former Alabama Teacher’s Aide to Appeal Conviction for Sex Abuse

    Former Alabama Teacher’s Aide to Appeal Conviction for Sex Abuse
    In August of this year, Michael Horton, a former teacher’s aide, was found guilty of first-degree sodomy in a Madison County court. Horton’s attorney asked for a pre-sentencing investigation immediately, as Horton and his family…
  • Oct 29

    Michigan Man Driving John Deere Lawn Mower Arrested for DUI

    Michigan Man Driving John Deere Lawn Mower Arrested for DUI
    Recently, a Lawton man was arrested after being pulled over by police for multiple traffic violations while he was driving a John Deere riding lawn mower. The 36-year-old man was pulling a trailer behind the lawn mower as he drove north on CR…
  • Oct 28

    Homeless Huntington Beach Man Arrested on Suspicion of Dealing Heroin in Library

    Homeless Huntington Beach Man Arrested on Suspicion of Dealing Heroin in Library
    Recently, a Huntington Beach area homeless man was arrested after it was suspected he was selling heroin from the Simi Valley Library, according to a news article at the LA Times. Bradley Bates was arrested on suspicion of narcotics for sale…
Rank this Week: 619

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Oct 29

    REMINDER: We Robot abstracts due Nov. 3

    REMINDER: We Robot abstracts due Nov. 3
    Hope to see you!   Attachments: CFP-2.pdfFocus Areas: Architecture and Public PolicyCopyright and Fair UseIntermediary LiabilityPrivacyRobotic
  • Oct 27

    Trade Secrecy and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Secret Lawmaking Meets Criminalization

    Trade Secrecy and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Secret Lawmaking Meets Criminalization
    Trade secrecy, arguably the most active but least understood and studied of intellectual property's doctrines, is on the rise. Over the past two years, there has been increased legislative activity in this space -- the most since the revision…
  • Oct 20

    Free as in Open Access and Wikipedia

    Free as in Open Access and Wikipedia
    Cross-posted from EFF.  Between October 20 and 26, EFF is celebrating Open Access Week alongside dozens of organizations from around the world. This is a week to acknowledge the wide-ranging benefits of enabling open access to…
Rank this Week: 896

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
  • Oct 29

    The Police's Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card

    The Police's Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card
    This piece originally appeared at Slate's Jurisprudence, under the title, "Search Party." It used to be that when police violated a suspect's Fourth Amendment rights through an unconstitutional search, evidence derived from the search would…
  • Oct 29

    Let an Innocent Man Spend His Last Days at Home

    Let an Innocent Man Spend His Last Days at Home
    This piece originally appeared at the Texas Tribune. Max Soffar, an innocent man on death row in Texas, has just a few months to live. He's dying of liver cancer, and his last wish is to hold his wife, Anita, in his arms. His lawyers…
  • Oct 29

    Ebola: Travel Bans, Quarantines, and Political Courage

    Ebola: Travel Bans, Quarantines, and Political Courage
    The political reaction to Ebola has been a study in contrasts. On the one hand, we see some leaders insecurely trying to prove their “Ebola-fighting bona fides” by racing to go beyond what public health experts recommend. Some are…
Rank this Week: 77

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Oct 29

    2014 Election Coverage—Midterm Mania!

    2014 Election Coverage—Midterm Mania!
      Election Day is Tuesday, November 4th! State and Federal Communications will be offering a new 2014 Election Coverage—Midterm Mania Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 29

    Wednesday Government Relations New

    Wednesday Government Relations New
    Lobbying “Former Senator Tom Daschle Forms New Lobbying Group” by Catherine Ho for Washington Post Campaign Finance “Would Stronger Parties Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 28

    State and Federal Communications Sponsors WKSU Election Coverage

    State and Federal Communications Sponsors WKSU Election Coverage
    State and Federal Communications is always a supporter of our Northeast Ohio treasure, WKSU. This year we are proud to Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 429

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Lyrically Guilty, Factually Innocent?

    Lyrically Guilty, Factually Innocent?
    Can lyrics that you write be used against you in court if they depict a violence scene or act? The experienced attorneys at Wallin & Klarich discuss this topic and how they can defend you if you are accused of a crime.
  • Oct 27

    Should Smoking and Drinking While Pregnant Make You a Criminal?

    Should Smoking and Drinking While Pregnant Make You a Criminal?
    Do you think it shold be illegal for a pregnant woman to smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol while they are pregnant? The experienced attorneys at Wallin & Klarich weigh in on their opinion and discuss the unique approach that California…
  • Oct 24

    Should Public Shaming Be Part of Punishment for Prostitution Crimes?

    Should Public Shaming Be Part of Punishment for Prostitution Crimes?
    The city of Anaheim unanimously approved an ordinance that would publish the names online of individuals arrested. charged, and convicted of soliciting a prostitute.
Rank this Week: 995

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Oct 29

    Risk Management Panel at the NRS Compliance Conference

    Risk Management Panel at the NRS Compliance Conference
    These are my notes from the NRS Fall Compliance Conference. Robert B. Hirth, Chairman, Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission Fred Shane, Chief Risk Officer, Commonwealth Financial Network Should CCOs be Taking on…
  • Oct 29

    Information Technology and Cybersecurity

    Information Technology and Cybersecurity
    These are my notes from the NRS Fall Compliance Conference. Ted Kobus, Baker Hostetler Karen M. Aavik, First Niagara Financial Group Tammy Eisenberg, CLS Bank International In 2012 the average cost of a data breach was $5.4 million. IBM 2014…
  • Oct 28

    SEC Examination and Enforcement Prioritie

    SEC Examination and Enforcement Prioritie
    These are my notes from the NRS Fall Compliance Conference. John Walsh, Sutherland Karol Pollock, SEC Deputy Associate Regional Director (Exams) Karol outlined the examination process. 1. You get a phone call. But prior to the phone call, the…
Rank this Week: 486

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Oct 29

    The Road To Popehat: Spooky Edition

    The Road To Popehat: Spooky Edition
    It's time once again for the Road to Popehat: the feature in which we check out the traffic logs, see what searches brought you here, and ask ourselves "would a zombie apocalypse really be so bad and/or immediately recognizable?" speeches…
  • Oct 29

    With Apologies To Black Sabbath

    With Apologies To Black Sabbath
    ALRIGHT NOW! Won't you listen to me? When I first met you, didn't realize Can't buy a condom, for Cory Gardner's lies. He weirded the weather, in my clime. Cut my brother's Pell Grant, him and his kind. OH YEAH NOW! Treasury was empty,…
  • Oct 26

    Ten Short Rants About #GamerGate

    Ten Short Rants About #GamerGate
    If you know what #GamerGate is, I don't have to tell you. If you don't know what #GamerGate is, any description I give you will be attacked by hordes of partisans saying that I have described it unfairly and that the sources I have linked are…
Rank this Week: 654

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Transcript Provides More Insights Into Judge Shipp's Reasoning for Granting TRO to League

    Transcript Provides More Insights Into Judge Shipp's Reasoning for Granting TRO to League
    [This is an update of my prior post for the sole purpose of incorporating the latest developments in the case, such as the issuance of a scheduling order and the release of the transcript from last Friday's hearing]Less than 48 hours…
  • Oct 25

    Federal Judge Blocks NJ Sports Betting: My Analysis and Prediction

    Federal Judge Blocks NJ Sports Betting: My Analysis and Prediction
    Less than 48 hours before Monmouth Park Racetrack was scheduled to open the first legal sports book in New Jersey’s history (and with crowds expected to top 10,000 people for this historic event), a federal court judge put a temporary…
  • Oct 24

    College sports, student-athlete pay, and the Eleventh Amendment

    College sports, student-athlete pay, and the Eleventh Amendment
    This lawsuit, filed today, alleges that the NCAA violates the Fair Labor Standards Act by not paying student-athletes (who, it alleges, are akin to work-study students). Named defendants are the NCAA and every Division I school, many of…
Rank this Week: 186

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    The Current Crisis – Ebola Comes to the Land of Litigation

    The Current Crisis – Ebola Comes to the Land of Litigation
    Lying About President Obama has appointed a political operative, a lawyer, to be the “Ebola czar,” while the Surgeon General and Secretary of Health and Human Resources remain in hiding. Dr. Craig Spencer, who lies in a Bellevue…
  • Oct 18

    Gad-zooks – Expert Witness Dishonesty

    Gad-zooks – Expert Witness Dishonesty
    This is the first in what I hope will be a continuing series, tagged as the Expert Witness Hall of Shame. *     *     *     *     * Shayne Cox Gad is a…
  • Oct 14

    Courts Can and Must Acknowledge Multiple Comparisons in Statistical Analyse

    Courts Can and Must Acknowledge Multiple Comparisons in Statistical Analyse
    In excluding the proffered testimony of Dr. Anick Bérard, a Canadian perinatal epidemiologist in the Université de Montréal, the Zoloft MDL trial court discussed several methodological shortcomings and failures, including…
Rank this Week: 856

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Oct 29

    Top Five Dumbest Things New Solos Do Plus 71 More Must-Read

    Top Five Dumbest Things New Solos Do Plus 71 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 72 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Oct 29

    ClearView Social Launches Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

    ClearView Social Launches Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week
    Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc.…
  • Oct 28

    Easy Gmail Export for Discovery Plus 49 More Must-Read

    Easy Gmail Export for Discovery Plus 49 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 50 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
Rank this Week: 493

Virtual Law Practice

Virtual Law Practice

Discusses practicing law in a web-based virtual law office (vlo). By Stephanie Kimbro.

http://virtuallawpractice.org
  • Oct 29

    Consumer Law Levels Up

    Consumer Law Levels Up
    Two new options for consumer legal services entered the market in the past week. They are different in nature, but both provide alternatives for legal assistance and guidance. Both include different levels of legal guidance from licensed…
  • Oct 17

    Meaningful Play & Legal Games Research

    Meaningful Play & Legal Games Research
    The annual Meaningful Play Conference (@meaningfulplay, #mplay) is being held this week at Michigan State University. This game conference takes an academic approach to how games can be used to educate and persuade the players.…
  • Sep 29

    Teaching eProfessionalism to Law Students with Social Media

    Teaching eProfessionalism to Law Students with Social Media
    Today I posted an article on the Legal Technology Blog, part of the Law Professor Blog Network, about the challenges of teaching eprofessionalism to law students in my Social Media and the Law course.  You can read the full post here.…
Rank this Week: 906