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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Congratulations to Justin Simard (Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania), who has been selected as a Baldy Postdoctoral Fellow by the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy. History News Network interviews Logan Sawyer, Georgia Law…
  • Apr 24

    LSA Hurst Award to Sharafi

    LSA Hurst Award to Sharafi
    The Law and Society Association has announced the winners of its 2015 awards. We're excited to see that recent guest blogger Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin) picked up the J. Willard Hurst Award for the best book in Socio-Legal…
  • Apr 24

    Call for Submissions: ASLH Student Research Colloquium 2015

    Call for Submissions: ASLH Student Research Colloquium 2015
    [We have the following announcement.]Graduate students and their faculty mentors take note:The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) will host a Student Research Colloquium (SRC) on Wednesday, October 28, and Thursday, October 29, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 134

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Argument preview: Execution methods: broad or narrow look?

    Argument preview: Execution methods: broad or narrow look?
    At 10 a.m. Wednesday, the final day of oral arguments this Term, the Supreme Court will hold a one-hour hearing on an Oklahoma death penalty case that could range widely over broad constitutional questions, or — in the alternative…
  • Apr 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:  
  • Apr 24

    This week’s argument

    This week’s argument
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts of this week’s arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Johnson v. United States McFadden v. United States Horne v. Department of Agriculture
Rank this Week: 15

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Apr 24

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk
    Dude, it’s not your money. Was it worth risking your life? Okay, don’t answer that since you look pretty good right now. How good would you have looked with a hole in your head? Seriously, just hand over the money. Even if you get…
  • Apr 23

    After Robbery With A Gun, Owner Fires Employee Because She Won’t Pay Him The Money That Was Stolen!

    After Robbery With A Gun, Owner Fires Employee Because She Won’t Pay Him The Money That Was Stolen!
    Just about everyone knows that when you are being robbed, just give them the money because your life is worth more than whatever is in the register. Remember that The Juice said “just about everyone.” That does not include a…
  • Apr 23

    Follow The Juice On Twitter, And Like Him On Facebook, Or Else …

    Follow The Juice On Twitter, And Like Him On Facebook, Or Else …
    Or else what? If you don’t like The Juice on Facebook, and/or follow him on Twitter (@LegalJuice), expect a visit from Officer Cartman. He gets very angry if you do not respect his authority.
Rank this Week: 402

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 24

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit ruled today that plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge EPA and NHTSA's standards for greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks. The ruling means that the case is dismissed,…
  • Apr 24

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Arizona's Voter Registration Form for Party Preference

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Arizona's Voter Registration Form for Party Preference
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Before 2011, Arizona law required that voter registration forms include a blank space for the registrant’s party preference. But a 2011 law required the voter…
  • Apr 22

    Court Gives Go-Ahead to Antitrust Suits in Gas Industry

    Court Gives Go-Ahead to Antitrust Suits in Gas Industry
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court ruled this week in Oneok, Inc. v. Learjet, Inc. that the Natural Gas Act did not preempt retail gas purchasers' antitrust lawsuits against sellers (gas pipelines) for manipulating…
Rank this Week: 116

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS
    Sitting in the shadows of Miami's dilapidated civil courthouse, the new Gelber-Gladstone Children's courthouse was opened on Friday, with a bevy of local politicians and former Governor Bob Graham in attendance. Gelber-Gladstone…
  • Apr 23

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL
    Running the most widely read, most popular, and if we may so humbly say, most well written legal blog in South Florida, we are often approached (via e-mail) with requests from attorneys to advertise or otherwise associate themselves with this…
  • Apr 21

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT
    In Rodriguez v. United States,  the redoubtable Ruth Bader Ginsberg, writing for an unusual  6-3 majority, held that a delay of seven to eight minutes after a traffic stop was concluded for the purposes of holding the driver until a…
Rank this Week: 280

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 8

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 211

Food Liability Law Blog

Food Liability Law Blog

Covers emerging legal threats to the food industry. By Kenneth Odza of Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.foodliabilitylaw.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination
    Indulge me for just a moment in an exercise in whimsy. Except as will be expressly described below, any resemblance to real persons or substances, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Imagine if you will that in the processing of a…
  • Apr 10

    Is Paleo the New Black?

    Is Paleo the New Black?
    An article by two lawyers at Reed Smith, Drew Amoroso and David S. Reidy, entitled “Is ‘Paleo’ The Next Battleground In Food Litigation?”, reminded me of this prior article, the one I wanted to call “Don’t…
  • Mar 25

    Here’s Why Restaurant Chains Are Starting to Issue New Food Menu

    Here’s Why Restaurant Chains Are Starting to Issue New Food Menu
    In the past few months, consumers may have noticed that some popular chain restaurants have started to display calorie and other nutrition information on menus and placards. The reason can be traced to the release by the Food and Drug…
Rank this Week: 699

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 614

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont
    The issue is whether or not the motion of the defendant should be granted. Supreme Court denied the defendant's motion. It found that questions of fact existed as to where The defendant was at the time plaintiff first complained of trouble…
  • Apr 22

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint
    Defendant appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, entered on or about October 29, 2009, which denied her motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint and all cross claims as against her. Defendant is a registered…
  • Apr 20

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont
    Sixth, it is asserted that one of plaintiff's experts, Dr. BY, improperly testified from two reports that did not constitute business records. Dr. BY was a psychologist and director of a free program for rehabilitation of the brain injured at…
Rank this Week: 270

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Apr 24

    Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Riverside Drive in Austin, TX

    Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Riverside Drive in Austin, TX
    Austin, TX — A pedestrian suffered critical injuries when he was hit by a vehicle in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The accident took place near the intersection of Riverside Drive and Pleasant Valley, around 4:45 in the…
  • Apr 24

    Worker Injured in Construction Accident in Everett, WA

    Worker Injured in Construction Accident in Everett, WA
    Everett, WA — A construction worker was hospitalized after being injured in a work accident in Everett, Washington, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The accident took place at a town house near the intersection of 16th Avenue SE and 107th…
  • Apr 24

    Kyle Scheuneman Electrocuted in Free Soil, MI, Work Accident

    Kyle Scheuneman Electrocuted in Free Soil, MI, Work Accident
    Free Soil, MI — Police have identified 36-year-old Kyle Scheuneman as the man who was electrocuted while working as a lineman in Free Soil, Michigan, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The accident happened near the intersection of Darr and…
Rank this Week: 157

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
Rank this Week: 922

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Apr 24

    FINRA Expels Aaeon Parthemer From Securities Industry

    FINRA Expels Aaeon Parthemer From Securities Industry
    According to Investment News, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has barred Wells Fargo broker and Miami socialite Aaeon Parthemer for failure to disclose his involvement in various outside businesses. FINRA rules require…
  • Apr 22

    Investigation into Broker Michael Oppenheim

    Investigation into Broker Michael Oppenheim
    Have you been defrauded by JPMorgan Chase & Co broker Michael Oppenheim? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help. According to 12News, Michael Oppenheim was arrested for allegedly stealing approximately…
  • Apr 22

    Recovery of Losses in Gulf Coast Rig & Equipment

    Recovery of Losses in Gulf Coast Rig & Equipment
    Have you suffered investment losses in Gulf Coast Rig & Equipment? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. Unfortunately for many investors the risks associated with private placements may have been understated and misrepresented…
Rank this Week: 355

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Apr 24

    DC Circuit Creates a Split in the Circuits: DC Anti-SLAPP Law Does Not Apply in Diversity

    DC Circuit Creates a Split in the Circuits: DC Anti-SLAPP Law Does Not Apply in Diversity
    by Paul Alan Levy Over the past couple of decades, federal courts have a uniform answer to the question whether state anti-SLAPP statutes applied when state law claims were pursued in federal court. Anti-SLAPP statutes give the defendants in…
  • Apr 24

    NYT on TPP and secrecy

    NYT on TPP and secrecy
    We've discussed before some of the troubling aspects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here's another one: the fact it's being negotiated in secret. As a Times op-ed argues, [T]he secrecy of trade negotiations does not just hide information…
  • Apr 23

    Title VII's anti-retaliation provision covers telling a sexual harasser to stop

    Title VII's anti-retaliation provision covers telling a sexual harasser to stop
    In a ruling that seems too obvious to have been the subject of debate (though it was), the Sixth Circuit held this week that Title VII's protection against being subject to discrimination "because [the employee] opposed . . . an...
Rank this Week: 299

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 256

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Apr 24

    The Social Impact of Child Abuse

    The Social Impact of Child Abuse
    Beyond the individual, research has shown that child abuse carries serious implications that can be observed throughout the surrounding community.
  • Apr 24

    Danish Study Links Zofran to Heart Defect

    Danish Study Links Zofran to Heart Defect
    A Danish study has found that use of Zofran during pregnancy potentially doubles the baby's risk of being born with a heart defects.
  • Apr 24

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run
    A Corpus Christi woman has agreed to take a deal and plead guilty to a hit-and-run accident that left a man dead and a woman with severe brain damage.
Rank this Week: 669

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Apr 24

    Annova Files Draft Resource Reports for Proposed Brownsville LNG Export Terminal

    Annova Files Draft Resource Reports for Proposed Brownsville LNG Export Terminal
    Annova has filed with FERC Preliminary Draft Resource Reports No. 1 (General Project Description) and 10 (Alternatives) for its proposed Annova LNG Brownsville export project on the southern bank of the Brownsville Ship Channel at mile marker…
  • Apr 24

    Meridian LNG Holdings to Move Forward on Tolling Agreement with Magnolia LNG

    Meridian LNG Holdings to Move Forward on Tolling Agreement with Magnolia LNG
    Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, 100% owner of Magnolia LNG, LLC (Magnolia), announced that it has been notified by Meridian LNG Holdings Corp. (Meridian LNG) that Meridian LNG intends to move forward on the completion of a 20‐year…
  • Apr 24

    Toho Gas Enters Into Heads of Agreement with Mitsubishi Subsidiary for Cameron LNG Supplie

    Toho Gas Enters Into Heads of Agreement with Mitsubishi Subsidiary for Cameron LNG Supplie
    Japanese gas company Toho Gas Co., Ltd. (Toho) has announced that it has entered into a Heads of Agreement with Diamond Gas International Pte. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, for the purchase of LNG produced at the Cameron…
Rank this Week: 304

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

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

    Walter Scott and The Child Support System

    Walter Scott and The Child Support System
    In the blizzard of publicity surrounding the murder of Walter Scott, the unarmed African-American who was shot in the back as he ran from a routine traffic stop, the media has somewhat belatedly discovered the criminalization of child support…
  • Apr 24

    Call for Papers–AALS Section on Law and Sport

    Call for Papers–AALS Section on Law and Sport
    The AALS Section on Law and Sports is pleased to announce the inaugural AALS Section on Law and Sports Award to recognize an individual that has made a substantial and significant contribution to scholarship, teaching, and/or service in the…
  • Apr 24

    Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual: An Opportunity for the Supreme Court to Correct the Problems of ERISA Preemption

    Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual: An Opportunity for the Supreme Court to Correct the Problems of ERISA Preemption
    The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the Solicitor General whether the Court should grant certiorari in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. If the Court hears Gobeille, the Court will confront an important choice for the future of…
Rank this Week: 115

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Apr 24

    OSC follows CSA in issuing registration exemptions for certain U.S. Broker-Dealers and Adviser

    OSC follows CSA in issuing registration exemptions for certain U.S. Broker-Dealers and Adviser
    Darin Renton - Today, the OSC published OSC Rule 32-505 Conditional Exemption from Registration for United States Broker-Dealers and Advisers Servicing U.S. Clients from Ontario. OSC Rule 32-505 provides an exemption from the dealer and…
  • Apr 24

    BCSC Releases First Annual Enforcement Report

    BCSC Releases First Annual Enforcement Report
    Earlier this week, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) released its 2014 Enforcement Report, which represents the first annual enforcement report to be published by the BCSC. The 31-page report provides an overview of the…
  • Apr 22

    Supreme Court of Canada denies authorization in first Quebec secondary market securities class action

    Supreme Court of Canada denies authorization in first Quebec secondary market securities class action
    Alan D’Silva and Sinziana Hennig - On April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Theratechnologies inc. v. 121851 Canada inc., the first case to consider the authorization of a secondary market class action…
Rank this Week: 702

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/
  • Apr 24

    FORMAL APPEAL RIGHTS FOR CONDITIONAL PAYMENTS FOR APPLICABLE PLANS

    FORMAL APPEAL RIGHTS FOR CONDITIONAL PAYMENTS FOR APPLICABLE PLANS
    For Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) recovery demand letters issued on or after April 28, 2015 to liability insurance (including self-insurance), no-fault insurance, or a workers’ compensation entity as the debtor, these entities will now…
  • Apr 21

    RAC Program Revisions Necessitate Appeals Process Review

    RAC Program Revisions Necessitate Appeals Process Review
    In 2013, almost $4 billion in improper Medicare payments were identified and returned.[1] This staggering number can be attributed to the work of the Recovery Audit Program. The Recovery Audit Program was initially authorized by the Medicare…
  • Apr 14

    What Constitutes “Demonstration of Responsibility” in a PIP Claim?

    What Constitutes “Demonstration of Responsibility” in a PIP Claim?
    My understanding of PIP is that it pays regardless of fault.  In fact, Progressive Insurance’s website states:  “PIP Insurance pays for your personal medical expenses or for injuries sustained by your passengers –…
Rank this Week: 349

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 697

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 187

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    “Religious Freedom” Acts Complicate Employer/Employee Relation

    “Religious Freedom” Acts Complicate Employer/Employee Relation
    Ciera Ambrose and Owen H. Laird, Esq. Recently, there has been an uproar surrounding two recent so-called “religious freedom” acts passed in Indiana and Arkansas. These laws, approved by the Republican-dominated legislatures and…
  • Apr 20

    Florida Clinic Pays $150,000 for Discriminating Against a Transgendered Employee

    Florida Clinic Pays $150,000 for Discriminating Against a Transgendered Employee
    Ciera Ambrose and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. Lakeland Eye Clinic (“Lakeland”), a Florida based ophthalmology and optometry center, agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a lawsuit for transgender discrimination under Title VII of the Civil…
  • Apr 15

    Medpace Allegedly Discriminated Against Assualted Employee Exposed to HIV

    Medpace Allegedly Discriminated Against Assualted Employee Exposed to HIV
    Yarelyn Mena and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On March 16, 2013, Kathryn Zabell brought an action against former employer Medpace, Inc. (“Medpace”) under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) alleging Medpace terminated…
Rank this Week: 686

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Apr 24

    FCC Suspends September 1, 2015 Deadline for LPTV and Translator Stations to Shift from Analog to Digital

    FCC Suspends September 1, 2015 Deadline for LPTV and Translator Stations to Shift from Analog to Digital
    The FCC’s Media Bureau issued a Public Notice today announcing that it would immediately suspend the September 1, 2015 digital transition date for LPTV and TV translator stations. The FCC’s Second Report and Order had established…
  • Apr 20

    Mistaken Assumptions Block Translators for AM Station

    Mistaken Assumptions Block Translators for AM Station
    It was once a tradition that the FCC would release a pro-broadcaster rulemaking decision on the eve of the NAB Show to ensure a warm reception when the commissioners and staff arrived to speak at the Show. I say it “once” was a…
  • Apr 10

    NAB 2015 Marks a Return to Form

    NAB 2015 Marks a Return to Form
    It sounds like the setup for a joke: a broadcaster, a broker, a banker, a broadcast lawyer, and a backer all walk into a bar. There is no punch line, however, as that will happen innumerable times over the next week, and that just means…
Rank this Week: 593

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
  • Apr 24

    CMS Proposes 1.7% Increase in Medicare IRF PPS Payments for FY 2016

    CMS Proposes 1.7% Increase in Medicare IRF PPS Payments for FY 2016
    On April 23, 2015, CMS released its proposed rule to update Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for FY 2016, which begins October 1, 2015. CMS estimates that rates would increase by…
  • Apr 24

    CMS Releases 2016 Medicare Advantage/Part D Drug Plan Rates and Policie

    CMS Releases 2016 Medicare Advantage/Part D Drug Plan Rates and Policie
    CMS has released the 2016 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D Rate Announcement and Call Letter.  According to a CMS fact sheet, the final policies increase Medicare Advantage rates by 1.25% (compared to an earlier forecast of a 0.95%…
  • Apr 24

    FDA Draft Guidance on Acceptance of Medical Device Clinical Data from Studies Conducted Abroad

    FDA Draft Guidance on Acceptance of Medical Device Clinical Data from Studies Conducted Abroad
    As discussed on our Life Sciences Legal Update blog, the FDA has released draft guidance clarifying its acceptance of medical device clinical data from studies conducted outside of the United States. The draft guidance highlights special…
Rank this Week: 815

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Apr 24

    German-style work council in peril at Chattanooga VW plant?

    German-style work council in peril at Chattanooga VW plant?
    The German-style “work council” is once again drawing attention amid media reports that United Auto Workers Local 42 is either seeking or about to seek recognition as the exclusive bargaining agent of employees at the Volkswagen…
  • Apr 24

    Boston taxicab regulations didn’t impermissibly regard drivers as independent contractor

    Boston taxicab regulations didn’t impermissibly regard drivers as independent contractor
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Reading Rule 403 of Boston’s Hackney Carriage Rules and Massachusetts’ independent contractor statute, G. L. c. 149, Sec. 148B, in harmony, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Boston’s…
  • Apr 24

    EEOC states plausible sex-stereotyping claim for fired transgender funeral home director

    EEOC states plausible sex-stereotyping claim for fired transgender funeral home director
    By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D. In alleging that a transgender funeral home director’s failure to conform to sex stereotypes was the driving force behind her employer’s decision to terminate her, a federal district court in Michigan…
Rank this Week: 612

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: 89

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 24

    International Law Updates from Washington, D.C.

    International Law Updates from Washington, D.C.
    The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on U.S. Security Policy in Europe. on April 28, 2015 at 9:30 a.m., G-50 Dirksen. The Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations, House…
  • Apr 24

    Central African Republic To Establish Special Tribunal for War Crime

    Central African Republic To Establish Special Tribunal for War Crime
    The National Transitional Council of the Central African Republic (CAR) voted this week to establish a Special Criminal Court within its criminal justice system to try persons accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity since 2003. It…
  • Apr 22

    EC's Response to the Migrant Crisis in the Mediterranean Is Lacking

    EC's Response to the Migrant Crisis in the Mediterranean Is Lacking
    As reported by many news organizations, there is a migrant crisis in the Mediterranean Sea. According to the latest figures, 1754 persons have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe since the beginning of the year, including…
Rank this Week: 720

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 281

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Apr 24

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Just Compensation For Billboard

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Just Compensation For Billboard
    We're at a conference with the ABA Section of State and Local Government Law in Philadelphia (talking about eminent domain, public use, just comp, and Horne, inter alia), so we haven't had the time to read this opinion -- issued just a few…
  • Apr 24

    NC App: No Public Use Or Benefit When Town, Fueled By Improper Motive, Condemned Private Street To Make It Public

    NC App: No Public Use Or Benefit When Town, Fueled By Improper Motive, Condemned Private Street To Make It Public
    In Town of Matthews v. Wright, No. COA14-943 (Apr. 21, 2015), the North Carolina Court of Appeals invalidated a taking, the stated purpose of which was to make a portion of a private road into a public street. A taking to open a private road…
  • Apr 23

    Rail, Eminent Domain, And Who's Going To Pay

    Rail, Eminent Domain, And Who's Going To Pay
    Compare these two reports, filed just over a month apart, about California's "high speed" rail system, now underway in the Central Valley: Bullet train no bonanza for Valley eminent domain attorneys (The Business Journal, March 19, 2015)…
Rank this Week: 528

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 104

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

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

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Is The Presumption Against Preemption Dead?

    Is The Presumption Against Preemption Dead?
    We’ve got the expression “the dog that didn’t bark” stuck in our heads today, and it’s not just from that phrase being used in the rececnt Caplinger decision.  See Caplinger v. Medtronic, Inc., ___ F.3d ___,…
  • Apr 24

    Still No Duty To Supply Drugs - In 22 State

    Still No Duty To Supply Drugs - In 22 State
    Since the inception of the blog we’ve taken interest in “flip side” lawsuits in which a plaintiff sues one of our manufacturer clients making allegations diametrically opposed to what we usually see in product liability…
  • Apr 23

    It All Started With Caplinger

    It All Started With Caplinger
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.            We’ve been reporting on the amazing success…
Rank this Week: 557

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

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

    #The3Llife: Preparing the Mind, Body, and Family for the Bar

    #The3Llife: Preparing the Mind, Body, and Family for the Bar
    GUEST BLOG by Shaun Sanders, 3L at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law I’ve spent quite a bit of time already this semester preparing for the bar via a prep class that my school offers as an elective. Likewise, I…
  • Apr 23

    #The2Llife: Writing and Publishing

    #The2Llife: Writing and Publishing
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law Writing is the most important skill for lawyers. All lawyers must learn to write effectively, and hopefully persuasively as well. Law schools attempt to prepare students for legal…
  • Apr 21

    #The1Llife: To Future 1L’

    #The1Llife: To Future 1L’
    Image: Law Preview and Admission Dean GUEST BLOG by Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy Around this time last year, I was preparing to graduate from undergraduate school. At the very same time, I was also in the process of…
Rank this Week: 782

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Apr 24

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?
    You can send news of upcoming events, promotions, and conferences to the newsletter for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. Click here. And hey, send us a copy. We can post news here...
  • Apr 23

    LWI to Formalize the Pink Ink Caucu

    LWI to Formalize the Pink Ink Caucu
    Just a few days in advance of the U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in the same-sex marriage cases, the Legal Writing Institute announced the formal establishment of the Pink Ink Caucus. The charge of the Caucus is to support LGBTQ...
  • Apr 20

    LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grant Recipients Announced

    LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grant Recipients Announced
    The Legal Writing Institute and the Association of Legal Writing Directors have announced the winners of the 2015 LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grants. The following four winners will each receive grants of $5000. Deborah Borman, De-grading…
Rank this Week: 307

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)
    In 2012, I discussed the fact there were real problems with the scientific evidence offered by the state in criminal cases and that many courts not only let the questionable evidence come in, but even prevented the defense from bringing up…
  • Apr 16

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A
    Quite often, criminal punishments are harsh not because they involve a lot of jail time or heavy fines, but because of the irritating hoops you have to jump through to satisfy them. It’s most common in DUI cases, and it reaches its…
  • Apr 15

    Ignoring The Will Of The People

    Ignoring The Will Of The People
    You would never in a million years see an opinion like State v. Hancock in anything but a criminal case. In it, the Supreme Court of Arizona spent its valuable time analyzing a provision that said a certain group authorized to do a certain…
Rank this Week: 570

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Apr 24

    Welcome Our Newest Librarian Neeri Rao

    Welcome Our Newest Librarian Neeri Rao
    We are pleased to welcome our newest librarian Neeri Rao.  Neeri has come to C|M|Law from Steptoe and Johnson in Washington D.C.   Ms. Rao’s title is Faculty Services Librarian and she will be in charge of the…
  • Apr 23

    Librarian Presented Legal Research Video

    Librarian Presented Legal Research Video
    Need some help with Casemaker, Fastcase or Loislaw? What about Ohio Legislative History? How about if you’re interested in learning to be cost effective in your research? Check out our Legal Research Videos Research Guide. You’ll…
  • Apr 22

    Research Certificate Seminars on Demand

    Research Certificate Seminars on Demand
    The Law Library is not conducting any more in-person Research Certificate Seminars this Spring 2015 semester. However, if you have not already attended in-person one of the topics listed below, you can earn points for taking it as a TWEN Law…
Rank this Week: 603

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

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

    Job Posting: United Nations, Uganda

    Job Posting: United Nations, Uganda
    The United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services has opened a search for a Conflict Resolution Officer in Entebbe.  The position reports to the Regional Ombudsman and serves staff in Entebbe and with the UN peacekeeping…
  • Apr 24

    University of South Florida Reopens Ombuds Office

    University of South Florida Reopens Ombuds Office
    After a two year closure, USF has repoened its Office of the Student Ombudsman with the appointment of Jennifer Schneider in February. Schneider, who had been an Adjunct Instructor in the USF in the College Student Affairs graduate…
  • Apr 22

    IOA Announces Officers for 2014-15

    IOA Announces Officers for 2014-15
    On the last day of its tenth annual conference, the Board of the International Ombudsman Association announced the election of new officers.  The follwoing will serve terms through the next annual conference: President: Reese Ramos,…
Rank this Week: 792

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 24

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit
    Crawford® to Showcase Extensive Range of Claims Management Services at RIMS Crawford & Company®-and its Broadspire® and Risk Sciences Group® (RSG®) units-will be showcasing their extensive claims management services at…
  • Apr 24

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site
    Officials in Singapore are not wasting any time in cracking down on construction sites where safety is an issue.   Recently, the Ministry of Manpower noted a number of unfavorable conditions at a variety of construction worksites across…
  • Apr 23

    Missouri Worker Killed, Employer Receives Dozen Serious Safety Violation

    Missouri Worker Killed, Employer Receives Dozen Serious Safety Violation
    The death of one worker in Missouri has led to serious fines for his employer.   A 58-year-old maintenance worker was killed after he was pinned between a scrap metal table and a railing at Hussmann Corp.’s Bridgeton facility, an…
Rank this Week: 244

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/
  • Apr 24

    Idaho Elder Law - Maintaining Control in Later Life

    Idaho Elder Law - Maintaining Control in Later Life
    Who speaks for you if you are not able to speak for yourself? Who determines what kind of care you want at the end of life, how your finances are handled, how your estate will be distributed?
  • Apr 23

    Idaho Estate Planning - Baby Boomers & Retirement Planning

    Idaho Estate Planning - Baby Boomers & Retirement Planning
    Failure to consider wills and estate planning is a frequent issue, and not just for Baby Boomers. People usually think that it’s something they can put off and deal with later.
  • Apr 22

    Idaho Elder Law - Common Mistakes in Retirement Planning

    Idaho Elder Law - Common Mistakes in Retirement Planning
    Some seniors believe that once they qualify for Medicare, they are 100% covered without any gaps. Unfortunately, there may be issues, such as nursing homes and assisted living for long-term care. These are not covered under Medicare.
Rank this Week: 640

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
  • Apr 24

    Why I Am Afraid of the Bathroom

    Why I Am Afraid of the Bathroom
    As a transgender person, I don’t take small things for granted. I appreciate the store clerk who calls me “sir,” my colleagues who don’t struggle with my name or pronouns, and most important to my daily routine, I…
  • Apr 23

    Shifting Deadlines, Shifty Numbers: The Pentagon’s Messy Process for Removing the Ban on Women in Combat

    Shifting Deadlines, Shifty Numbers: The Pentagon’s Messy Process for Removing the Ban on Women in Combat
    More than two years ago, Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced on live television that he was doing away with the Pentagon's outdated ban on assigning women to combat units and jobs. The announcement followed the…
  • Apr 23

    ‘One Thing You Can Say for the War on Drugs … Is We Gave It a Fair Shot’

    ‘One Thing You Can Say for the War on Drugs … Is We Gave It a Fair Shot’
    It’s nearly 10:00 a.m. one Friday in late February, and I’m getting antsy. The British journalist Johann Hari was supposed to be here by now to talk about his new book, “Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War…
Rank this Week: 60

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 24

    Accused Columbia Student Files Gender-Bias Suit

    Accused Columbia Student Files Gender-Bias Suit
    Since last year, more than two dozen male college students accused of sexual misconduct have taken their schools to court over their handling of complaints against them. Joining the list is Paul Nungesser, a Columbia University senior…
  • Apr 24

    Accused Columbia Student Files Gender-Bias Suit

    Accused Columbia Student Files Gender-Bias Suit
    Since last year, more than two dozen male college students accused of sexual misconduct have taken their schools to court over their handling of complaints against them. Joining the list is Paul Nungesser, a Columbia University senior…
  • Apr 24

    Cleary Gottlieb Lands Atop 2014 M&A Heap, With Assist from DOJ

    Cleary Gottlieb Lands Atop 2014 M&A Heap, With Assist from DOJ
    The demise of Comcast Corp.’s $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. is a blow to both companies’ advisers. But on Wall Street, one firm’s  misfortune is another’s gain. After Comcast dropped the deal…
Rank this Week: 97

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    [Ed. note: I am counsel for the defendant…

    [Ed. note: I am counsel for the defendant in the second decision summarized here.]United States v. Hornbuckle, Nos. 12-10541, 12-10615 (Christen with Fletcher and Davis (CA4)) ---  The court affirmed the sentences of two sisters who…
  • Apr 19

    Case o' The Week: Mail Theft Defendant hit with Murphy's Law - Gonzalez Becerra and Guideline Mail Theft Victim

    Case o' The Week: Mail Theft Defendant hit with Murphy's Law - Gonzalez Becerra and Guideline Mail Theft Victim
     No monetary loss, no fraud guideline victim? No dice.United States v. Gonzalez Becerra, 2015 WL 1637864 (9thCir. Apr. 14, 2015), decision available here.Players: Decision by visiting 10th Senior Circuit Judge Michael Murphy, joined…
  • Apr 13

    U.S. v. Sahagun-Gallegos, No. 13-10095…

    U.S. v. Sahagun-Gallegos, No. 13-10095 (Christen with Noonan and Fletcher) ---  The statements of defense counsel during a plea colloquy, with only the defendant's assent, cannot be used in a modified categorical analysis under Descamps…
Rank this Week: 460

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Sefton v. Sefton (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2015)

    Sefton v. Sefton (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2015)
    I never took Trusts & Estates.  And because I never studied for the bar exam, I never actually learned the stuff either.But I've picked up bits and pieces of this area over the subsequent decades by reading the California appellate…
  • Apr 23

    Stennett v. Britel (Cal. Ct. App. - April 23, 2015)

    Stennett v. Britel (Cal. Ct. App. - April 23, 2015)
    Anime Britel was a world-class triathelete.  In 1999, he met Jackie Stennett while they were both at the Harvard Business School, and they had a romantic relationship.  Jackie got pregnant.Fast forward to 2011.  Mr. Britel was…
  • Apr 23

    People v. Brothers (Cal. Ct. App. - April 21, 2015)

    People v. Brothers (Cal. Ct. App. - April 21, 2015)
    For those who believe child molesters deserve to die, I wonder what the reaction is to this fact pattern:"Early in the morning of December 5, 2005 Brothers learned information that caused her to believe Gates had sexually molested Mimi and…
Rank this Week: 347

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Apr 24

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant
    On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at…
  • Apr 1

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    On behalf of CS-SIS I am happy to announce that Meg Kribble is the 2015 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made…
  • Mar 18

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning
    This month, I would like to reflect on the impact of rapid change and the logic behind strategic technology planning in the adoption of emerging technologies.In 1998, Martin Ringle and Daniel Updegrove asked the question “Is strategic…
Rank this Week: 887

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • Apr 24

    Mercatus Filing to FAA on Small Drone

    Mercatus Filing to FAA on Small Drone
    Today, Eli Dourado, Ryan Hagemann and I filed comments with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in its proceeding on the “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (i.e. small private drones). In this…
  • Apr 19

    The Wrong Way to End the Terrestrial Radio Exemption

    The Wrong Way to End the Terrestrial Radio Exemption
    A bill before Congress would for the first time require radio broadcasters to pay royalty fees to recording artists and record labels pursuant to the Copyright Act. The proposed Fair Play Fair Pay Act (H.R. 1733) would “[make] sure that…
  • Mar 14

    Autonomous Vehicles Under Attack: Cyber Dashboard Standards and Class Action Lawsuit

    Autonomous Vehicles Under Attack: Cyber Dashboard Standards and Class Action Lawsuit
    In a recent Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the Internet of Things, Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) “announced legislation that would direct the National highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)…
Rank this Week: 438