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Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    Dan Brean and Bryan Clark: Casting Aspersions in Patent Trial

    Dan Brean and Bryan Clark: Casting Aspersions in Patent Trial
    There are two main bases for rectifying misconduct in a patent case. First, a prevailing patentee can collect treble damages from a willful infringer. Second, on the flip side, a prevailing patent infringement defendant can force the patentee…
  • Mar 24

    Patent Exhaustion Policy Tradeoffs in the Impression v. Lexmark Oral Argument

    Patent Exhaustion Policy Tradeoffs in the Impression v. Lexmark Oral Argument
    Rather than grappling with the hard economic policy issues that patent exhaustion presents, the Justices were surprisingly quiet during Tuesday's oral argument in Impression v. Lexmark. I've previously discussed the Federal Circuit decision…
  • Mar 3

    Copyright Survive

    Copyright Survive
    When I teach ProCD in my internet law class, I make two primary points. First, the case can't possible be right. Judge Easterbrook mangles UCC law and how the battle of the forms works. Second, the case can't possibly be wrong: companies have…
Rank this Week: 129

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Hepatitis A Grows in Michigan

    Hepatitis A Grows in Michigan
    Public health officials and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are continuing to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in the city of Detroit, and... Continue Reading
  • Dec 25

    Hepatitis A case prompts public health alert in Clearwater area

    Hepatitis A case prompts public health alert in Clearwater area
    A clinical case of Hepatitis A has been identified in a food handler at the Dairy Queen establishment in Clearwater located at 318 Eden Rd. While Hepatitis A is uncommon... Continue Reading
  • Nov 10

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Hits 292

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Hits 292
    In its weekly update Wednesday, the Hawaii Department of Health reported no new confirmed cases from Nov. 3 through 9. It recorded one new case the previous week, bringing the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 520

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: 204

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Study: Patients Want Cannabis Before Other Prescription Med

    Study: Patients Want Cannabis Before Other Prescription Med
    People suffering from conditions of chronic pain or mental illness would rather consume cannabis than take their prescribed opioid medications. That’s according to a new study conducted by researchers with the University of Victory and…
  • Mar 23

    Power Plant: California Gym to Allow Pot While Members Get Pumped

    Power Plant: California Gym to Allow Pot While Members Get Pumped
    For the first time in global history, gym members can get lit while lifting.  It’s happening at a new gym in San Francisco, founded by a former professional football star who has been a staunch advocate for marijuana use.…
  • Mar 21

    Republicans Urge Attorney General Sessions to Reconsider Recreational Marijuana Stance

    Republicans Urge Attorney General Sessions to Reconsider Recreational Marijuana Stance
    Recent statements by new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding the recreational marijuana industry have many on edge, concerned for a return to the days of constant federal raids and crackdowns on businesses and individuals abiding…
Rank this Week: 657

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 51

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 136

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Mar 25

    FHP: Hit-and-Run Crashes in Florida on the Rise

    FHP: Hit-and-Run Crashes in Florida on the Rise
    A recent analysis by The Tampa Bay Times, looking at figures from the Florida Highway Patrol, reveals hit-and-run crashes in Florida are on the rise.  This creates a troubling situation not just for law enforcement companies, but for…
  • Mar 23

    City to Pay $4.85M to Man Injured in Bicycle Accident Caused by Damaged Sidewalk

    City to Pay $4.85M to Man Injured in Bicycle Accident Caused by Damaged Sidewalk
    The City of San Diego has agreed to pay almost $5 million to a man injured in a bicycle accident that resulted in severe injuries when his bike was thrown nearly 30 feet after striking a sidewalk that was damaged by a tree.  The bike…
  • Mar 21

    NHTSA: Florida Truck Accident Number Highest in Nation

    NHTSA: Florida Truck Accident Number Highest in Nation
    Large truck accidents in Florida are on the rise, mirroring a national trend. The impact is out-sized here, though, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports the Sunshine State has one of the highest number of…
Rank this Week: 221

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    Estate Planning and changes to laws in 2017 April 5, 2017

    Estate Planning and changes to laws in 2017 April 5, 2017
    Estate Planning and changes to laws in 2017 April 5, 2017 at 7pm  St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus Council #6424One Frederick Place, Old Bridge, NJ 08857      You don't have to be wealthy or near death to do some…
  • Mar 24

    South Plainfield Public Library Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar March 30

    South Plainfield Public Library Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar March 30
     South Plainfield Public Library Wills, Estate Planning & Probate SeminarMarch 30 at 7pm at 7:00pm Free community program South Plainfield Public Library 2484 Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield, NJ…
  • Mar 11

    Colonia Seniors Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar March 21

    Colonia Seniors Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar March 21
    Press Release Colonia Seniors Wills, Estate Planning & Probate SeminarMarch 21, 2017 at 1pm       Colonia Firehouse 250 Inman Ave., Colonia, NJ 07067WILLS & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION-PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AND…
Rank this Week: 206

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Uber Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims by Engineer

    Uber Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims by Engineer
    A former engineer for the ride-sharing technology service Uber wrote a scathing blog detailing numerous allegations of sexual harassment, sexism and gender discrimination at the California-based firm.  Now, the company is launching an…
  • Mar 21

    U.S. Age Discrimination Law Turns 50, Still As Relevant Today

    U.S. Age Discrimination Law Turns 50, Still As Relevant Today
    It’s been 50 years since federal lawmakers passed a law intended to protect workers from discrimination in employment on the basis of old age.  But it would seem we still have a long way to go on this front. A new study – one…
  • Mar 18

    Employment Lawsuit: Tiffany Worker Fired After Cancer Prevention Surgery

    Employment Lawsuit: Tiffany Worker Fired After Cancer Prevention Surgery
    A woman once employed by Tiffany & Co. alleges the jewelry maker forced her out of work after she underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and breasts to avoid cancer. Plaintiff filed a federal lawsuit asserting the company, based in New…
Rank this Week: 569

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Friday Night Food Recall: Malachite Green and Leucomalachite Green and Rubber with Plastic

    Friday Night Food Recall: Malachite Green and Leucomalachite Green and Rubber with Plastic
    Lakes Farm Raised Catfish Inc., a Dundee, Miss. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,695 pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with residues of public health concern, specifically... Continue Reading
  • Mar 24

    Raw Milk and Guacamole Recalled over Listeria

    Raw Milk and Guacamole Recalled over Listeria
    New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball is warning consumers in Oneida County and the surrounding area not to consume unpasteurized raw milk from the... Continue Reading
  • Mar 21

    Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak Expands to 23

    Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak Expands to 23
    7 with hemolytic uremic syndrome – 23 with E. coli O157:H7 in Arizona 4, California 5, Maryland 1, Missouri 1, New Jersey 1, Oregon 6, Virginia 2,  Washington 2, Wisconsin... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 22

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    Can trustees contract out of fiduciary liabilities?

    Can trustees contract out of fiduciary liabilities?
    [The following post is contributed by Shreya Rao and Vakasha Sachdev at Rao Law Chambers]Trust law in India has not kept up with the times. The last few years have seen an increase in the incidence of sophisticated trust structures,…
  • Mar 24

    Supreme Court on DRT’s Jurisdiction for Small Debt

    Supreme Court on DRT’s Jurisdiction for Small Debt
    [Guest post by Yudhvir Dalal, 5th Year B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi.]The Supreme Court late last year in State Bank of Patiala v. Mukesh Jain[i]held that under section 17 of the…
  • Mar 22

    Hush of the Whistleblower

    Hush of the Whistleblower
    [Guest post by Malek Shipchandler, whopractices law with a firm in Mumbai. Views are personal and do not necessarily represent those of the firm.]The ongoing controversy at one of India’s most celebrated companies, built on high…
Rank this Week: 231

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20th March

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20th March
    It seems to be a law of nature that things come along (like busses) in twos or threes. So after a few quiet weeks I am off on two trips this week.  Tuesday I will be at the ARLA Conference and Thursday I will be speaking at the…
  • Mar 23

    Considering Rent Repayment Orders and the Council Officer

    Considering Rent Repayment Orders and the Council Officer
    Regular readers will know as an enforcement officer I have never been a fan of prosecution under the Protection from Eviction Act for harassment and illegal eviction. Simply because in the vast majority of cases the criminal judiciary…
  • Mar 23

    Recovering the deposit after a fixed term surrender

    Recovering the deposit after a fixed term surrender
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Sandy (not his real name) who is a tenant. Hi, I have surrendered the AST in the fixed term and requested the deposit to pay back to the landlord. Now he is refusing to return the deposit. Do I have…
Rank this Week: 602

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Brexit on the mind? You may be interested in a conference on EU legal history at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt, June 22-23, 2017. Full info on "Treaties as travaux préparatoires: Conference on…
  • Mar 24

    CFP: "Traffic in Women" and International Law

    CFP: "Traffic in Women" and International Law
    [We have the following call for articles on the“'Traffic in Women' and International Law."]Six international conventions to combat the so-called “Mädchenhandel”, “white slavery”, “traffic in…
  • Mar 24

    Kornhauser on Taxing Bachelor

    Kornhauser on Taxing Bachelor
    Marjorie E. Kornhauser, Tulane University School of Law, has posted Taxing Bachelors in America: 1895-1939:The Bachelor's Ideal (NYPL)Bachelor taxes have existed across the globe and throughout millennia. In modern income taxes, they occur…
Rank this Week: 437

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Despite a decline in Auto Accidents, more People were Injured or Died last January compared to January 2016

    Despite a decline in Auto Accidents, more People were Injured or Died last January compared to January 2016
    There were less auto accidents in New York City in January 2017 (17,126) than in January 2016 (17,798) but more than in 2014 (15,977) and 2015 (16,597).  Over the years we can observe in the graph below that there are usually less…
  • Mar 24

    Protecting Your Clients From Their Own Social Media

    Protecting Your Clients From Their Own Social Media
    In their latest Trial Advocacy column in the New York Law Journal, Personal Injury Attorneys Ben Rubinowitz of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, and Evan Torgan of Torgan &…
  • Mar 20

    Does NY State Senator Felder want more elderly pedestrians dying in car crashes?

    Does NY State Senator Felder want more elderly pedestrians dying in car crashes?
    8 pedestrians died in car crashes on Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NYC, between 2009 and 2013 making it the fourth most dangerous street for walking in Brooklyn after Flatbush Avenue, Eastern Parkway, and Utica Avenue. During the same period,…
Rank this Week: 287

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Mar 24

    Bruckner on Higher Education & Bankruptcy

    Bruckner on Higher Education & Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy scholar Matthew A. Bruckner, Assistant Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law, has a couple of very interesting new papers exploring the peculiar intersection of bankruptcy law and higher education. In the first,…
  • Mar 17

    Brunson & Herzig: A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell

    Brunson & Herzig: A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell
    Samuel D. Brunson (Loyola-Chicago) and David Herzig (Valparaiso) have posted A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell, Indiana Law Journal (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In Bob Jones v. U.S., the…
  • Mar 17

    Colinvaux: The Importance of Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive

    Colinvaux: The Importance of Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive
    Roger Colinvaux (Catholic) has posted The Importance of a Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive, 154 Tax Notes No. 5 (2017). Here is the abstract: Leading tax reform proposals contemplate a charitable deduction claimed by just five…
Rank this Week: 169

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Mar 24

    DOJ Investigating How Much Large Health Insurers Charge Medicaid

    DOJ Investigating How Much Large Health Insurers Charge Medicaid
    Based on documents from a qui tam lawsuit filed against numerous health insurance companies, it is clear that the U.S. Department of Justice is looking into allegations that major health insurers in the U.S. are overcharging Medicare. These…
  • Mar 17

    Federal Whistleblower Laws May Preempt Attorney-Client Privilege

    Federal Whistleblower Laws May Preempt Attorney-Client Privilege
    There was an unexpected outcome in the unique case of Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., et al., when a federal judge in the Northern District of California ruled the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts’ whistleblower protections…
  • Mar 10

    Whistleblowers Can Gather Confidential Company Document

    Whistleblowers Can Gather Confidential Company Document
    The U.S. District Court of the Southern District of California granted whistleblowers a significant victory this year. In the case of Erhart v. BofI Holdings, Inc., the district court found an employee’s confidentiality agreement with…
Rank this Week: 301

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Catering Truck Crashes into Pole in Sunnyvale

    Catering Truck Crashes into Pole in Sunnyvale
    On March 17 at around 9:30 a.m., a catering truck crashed into a traffic signal pole in East Caribbean Drive. Two women were in the truck. One was airlifted to a nearby hospital and the other was taken by ambulance. Both are being treated for…
  • Mar 22

    New California Tenant Rights Laws in Effect January 1

    New California Tenant Rights Laws in Effect January 1
    If you rent an apartment or house in California, then you should be aware of a few new laws that went into effect on January 1. These laws may affect your rights. The Bed Bug Law, AB 551 This law is important since bed bugs continue to plague…
  • Mar 20

    HR 1215 Concerns Lawmakers, Attorneys, and the Elderly

    HR 1215 Concerns Lawmakers, Attorneys, and the Elderly
    Under House Bill 1215, introduced in February 2017 by Rep. Steve King, R-IA, there would be a cap of $250,000 on non-economic damages for civil malpractice cases involving elderly and dependent adults. While California has a similar cap, it…
Rank this Week: 331

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Mar 24

    Criminal-Defense Reading List

    Criminal-Defense Reading List
  • Mar 24

    Criminal-Defense Reading List

    Criminal-Defense Reading List
  • Mar 19

    Attention, Rapport, and Loop

    Attention, Rapport, and Loop
    There are three subjects that I’ve been giving a great deal of thought to lately, and I’d like to summarize them and tentatively tie them together in the context of trial here. Attention, Rapport, and Loop Theory. Attention I…
Rank this Week: 945

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    November Horror Leads To March Madne

    November Horror Leads To March Madne
    The FBI is investigating a sitting president to determine whether his campaign colluded with Russia  in the 2016 election.  As CNN reported, U.S. officials have indicated that "associates of President Donald Trump communicated…
  • Mar 20

    Hearings To Appoint A Supreme Court Justice Must Be Postponed While There Is A Cancer On The Presidency

    Hearings To Appoint A Supreme Court Justice Must Be Postponed While There Is A Cancer On The Presidency
    FBI Director James Comey, testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, acknowledged the existence of what the Washington Post described as "a counterintelligence investigation into the Russian government’s efforts…
  • Mar 17

    Trump, Like Reagan, Hopes To Slam The Courthouse Door In Poor People's Face

    Trump, Like Reagan, Hopes To Slam The Courthouse Door In Poor People's Face
    "We promote what Thomas Jefferson described as "the most sacred of the duties of government," which is "to provide equal and impartial justice to all its citizens." And we do it at a cost that amounts to less than one one-hundredth of 1…
Rank this Week: 188

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

http://www.invigorlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    News Roundup: Business is an Adventure; Robotic Technology; Electronics Ban

    News Roundup: Business is an Adventure; Robotic Technology; Electronics Ban
    The Future of Robotic Technology President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will likely lead a historic transformation in the FAA and NHTSA. Self-driving cars and drone technology are rapidly advancing, and the…
  • Mar 20

    Founder Math: Comparing Convertible Notes & Priced Equity

    Founder Math: Comparing Convertible Notes & Priced Equity
    In this post we have an embedded excel sheet that founders can use to compare what their cap table might look like down the road if they use a capped convertible note, uncapped convertible note, or a priced equity deal in their seed…
  • Mar 1

    What Kind of Startup Investor is Right for Your Company?

    What Kind of Startup Investor is Right for Your Company?
    While not all startups have to raise money to scale, most startups will need some investor money to grow. When it’s time to fundraise, there are many potential sources of funding for your startup. Today’s blog post will discuss…
Rank this Week: 933

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 11

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
  • Mar 24

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference
    LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference 2016 ELECTION: WHAT NEXT? ORLANDO, FL   LATCRIT/SALT JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP SEP. 28, 2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE: SEP. 29 – 30 BOARD MEETING (COMMUNITY & EXECUTIVE SESSIONS)…
  • Mar 24

    Book Recommendation

    Book Recommendation
    The professor who influenced me the most as an undergraduate was Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, an iconoclastic political scientist who uses game theory and other behavioral tools to assess domestic and international affairs.  I was so…
  • Mar 24

    Copyright Eminent Domain

    Copyright Eminent Domain
    28 U.S.C. Sec. 1498(b) provides that the United States may (in effect) convert any copyright into a compulsory license by authorizing the reproduction of a copyrighted work subject to the need to pay  reasonable compensation to the…
Rank this Week: 45

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Report: Bill Would Give FDA Mandatory Recall Power Over Drug

    Report: Bill Would Give FDA Mandatory Recall Power Over Drug
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is a federal regulator without a key regulatory power: Recall.  That’s why when investigators with the agency confirmed there were high levels of a potentially lethal toxin in toddler teething…
  • Mar 20

    Defective Aerial Lift Killed Worker, Widow Say

    Defective Aerial Lift Killed Worker, Widow Say
    A widow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging her husband’s death while at work on an aerial lift doing tree removal was preventable, had it not been for a defective lift. Plaintiff, as representative of her husband’s…
  • Mar 17

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women

    Alleged Breast Implant Defects Causing Illness in Women
    A subsidiary of product manufacturing behemoth Johnson & Johnson is facing a product liability lawsuit for allegedly selling defective breast implants to unsuspecting women, causing them to suffer health woes such as muscle pain and…
Rank this Week: 588

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/
  • Mar 24

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration
    This afternoon, the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, postponed further consideration of House Resolution 1628.  This action was conducted in accordance with clause 1(c) of Rule 19 of the Rules of the House of Representatives.  HR…
  • Mar 24

    3/28 & 4/4 Legal Research Seminar

    3/28 & 4/4 Legal Research Seminar
    If you are planning on working this summer, the last two live Law Library Legal Research Seminars will be very important for you! The Ohio Legal Research for Your Summer Associate Experience Seminar is Tuesday, March 28th, and the Getting…
  • Mar 24

    Professor Sterio Publishes Blog Post on Return of Somali Pirate

    Professor Sterio Publishes Blog Post on Return of Somali Pirate
    Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio published a blog post entitled “Somali Pirates Are Back?” on Communis Hostis Omnium, a blog which covers legal issues related to maritime piracy .  In her post, Professor Sterio…
Rank this Week: 153

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Mar 24

    Getting Ready for Cornell HR in Hospitality Conference

    Getting Ready for Cornell HR in Hospitality Conference
    I am heading to Las Vegas for the annual Cornell HR in Hospitality Conference, from March 27-29th.  I am particularly excited for the session on Hospitality Included – One Year In, featuring my partner, Carolyn Richmond, who…
  • Mar 10

    More Lessons from Uber — Terminations Without Due Process Are Not the Answer

    More Lessons from Uber — Terminations Without Due Process Are Not the Answer
    Yes, I am still obsessed about all things Uber these days.  That said, I have been ruminating over one development last week that just didn’t sit right with me. On the one hand, I know firsthand how that bro-centric culture can be…
  • Mar 3

    Phishing Scams Targeting HR and Payroll Are on the Rise this Tax Season

    Phishing Scams Targeting HR and Payroll Are on the Rise this Tax Season
    It starts with an e-mail from upper management asking for employee data or payroll records. Wanting to demonstrate that he’s diligent and responsive, a well-meaning HR or payroll person promptly sends off the requested information.…
Rank this Week: 920

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 863

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland: Ali v. State, 2017 WL 128636 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatAfter Sahar Begum Ali's psychologist terminated their therapeutic…
  • Mar 22

    The Suspicious Package, the Cell Phone and the Text Message

    The Suspicious Package, the Cell Phone and the Text Message
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeal ofIdaho:   State v. Billups, 2017 WL 929956 (2017). The court begins, as courts usually do, by explaining how and why the case came about:A detective responded to a call from a…
  • Mar 20

    The Issue of First Impression, Texting and the Fatal Automobile Accident

    The Issue of First Impression, Texting and the Fatal Automobile Accident
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court, Genesee County, New York: Vega v. Crane,2017 WL 887159 (2017).  The case involved a civil suit brought by Carmen Vega who wasseeking to recover for injuries she sustained in a…
Rank this Week: 449

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

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

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

    About That Laptop Ban

    About That Laptop Ban
    The United States and the United Kingdom just announced that laptops (and other electronic devices larger than a cellphone) would have to be checked as luggage and could not be carried by passengers into cabins when traveling on non-stop…
  • Mar 17

    Chocolate Bunnies, Marshmallow Peeps and an Easter Surprise from BIS

    Chocolate Bunnies, Marshmallow Peeps and an Easter Surprise from BIS
    The Bureau of Industry and Security is playing Easter Bunny and has left a little Easter egg in the Easter baskets of anyone planning to export certain items to Hong Kong beginning April 19, or two days after Easter Sunday. The Easter egg,…
  • Mar 15

    Word of the Day: Pelotero

    Word of the Day: Pelotero
    It’s time for our annual Cuba baseball post which each year has been motivated by cold weather, spring training, and anxious anticipation of opening day. And what better subject for this post than the recently concluded trial in Miami…
Rank this Week: 949

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Mar 24

    Filibuster Folly

    Filibuster Folly
    The WSJ has this editorial on Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer's decision to call for a filibuster of the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court.On what ground is the drastic action of a filibuster called for? …
  • Mar 24

    Is Proposition 57, approved by voters, delaying justice for victims?

    Is Proposition 57, approved by voters, delaying justice for victims?
    Jesse Gary of KTVU in San Francisco has this report with the above title on the effects of Proposition 57, passed by the voters last November.The killing of Madyson Middleton struck at the core of California's conscience because it was...
  • Mar 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Officer Saved by Good Samaritans: A Michigan State trooper is grateful that their are still folks who want to help the police. According to Fox News Trooper Garry Guild attempted to make a traffic stop after sighting a suspicious…
Rank this Week: 143

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 24

    Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership

    Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership
    Law firms don't have a constitutional right to share their profits with non-lawyer investors, a federal appeals court in New York ruled.
  • Mar 24

    Cornell Law Students To Join Techies on Roosevelt Island

    Cornell Law Students To Join Techies on Roosevelt Island
    Cornell University will expand its footprint in New York City with a law program based on its new $2 billion technology campus on Roosevelt Island. The 12-acre campus, dubbed Silicon Island, opens in the summer. The semester-long Program…
  • Mar 16

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.
    A budget proposed by President Donald Trump would eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corp., which funds civil legal aid to the poor.
Rank this Week: 47

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 584

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/
  • Mar 24

    Espinoza v. Shiomoto (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)

    Espinoza v. Shiomoto (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)
    Even when you think you're right, one downside of filing an appeal is that it may result in an opinion that's published and that tells the world the factual circumstances that gave rise to your appeal.That's sometimes bad.  Even in the…
  • Mar 24

    Wind Dancer Production Group v. Walt Disney Pictures (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)

    Wind Dancer Production Group v. Walt Disney Pictures (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)
    Opinions like this one make me think that Disney can be a 600-pound gorilla, and not a nice one at that.And that's even without any discussion in the opinion about how, on the merits, Disney was (allegedly) stealing the royalties owed to its…
  • Mar 22

    Sheley v. Harrop (Cal. Ct. App. - March 20, 2017)

    Sheley v. Harrop (Cal. Ct. App. - March 20, 2017)
    A full third of this opinion reads like a bench memorandum.  A draft opinion that spells out for the judge what went on below.  Including ten full pages of headings like "Special Motion to Strike," "Respondent's Opposition,"…
Rank this Week: 473

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
  • Mar 24

    New Anonymous Whistle-Blower Tool Launched By The European Commission

    New Anonymous Whistle-Blower Tool Launched By The European Commission
    On March 16, 2017, the European Commission (“EC”) introduced a new tool to make it easier for individuals to alert the EC about competition law violations, mainly secret cartels, while maintaining the anonymity of the…
  • Mar 21

    Two Noerr-Pennington Rulings Affirm Narrow Scope Of Immunity

    Two Noerr-Pennington Rulings Affirm Narrow Scope Of Immunity
    Associate Elena Kamenir and Partners Russell Cohen and Richard Goldstein published an article discussing the scope of antitrust petitioning immunity in light of recent FTC and First Circuit opinions that addressed the Noerr-Pennington…
  • Mar 17

    Changes to the UK’s Regime for Antitrust Damages Actions to Implement the EU Damages Directive

    Changes to the UK’s Regime for Antitrust Damages Actions to Implement the EU Damages Directive
    Regulations implementing EU Directive 2014/104 (the “Damages Directive”) have come into force in the UK. The Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments…
Rank this Week: 888

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Social Security Retirement Benefits Post-Divorce

    Social Security Retirement Benefits Post-Divorce
    There are some points where federal law intersects with or affects the economic consequences of pending or finalized divorces. Recently one of those point of intersection was the topic of conversation of a prospective client. Her…
  • Mar 17

    What if I Need to Set Aside a Judgment of Divorce?

    What if I Need to Set Aside a Judgment of Divorce?
    Going through a divorce can be time consuming, expensive, and emotionally draining, among many other things. For this reason and more, many people try to rush the process and enter into an ill advised settlement agreement  on their…
  • Mar 16

    The Violence Against Women Act and Remedies to Undocumented Immigrants Victimized by Domestic Violence

    The Violence Against Women Act and Remedies to Undocumented Immigrants Victimized by Domestic Violence
    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), 42 U.S.C. § 13701 et seq., is a United States federal law that was originally passed in 1994 and was reauthorized in 2013 in which the spouses and children and parents of United States…
Rank this Week: 297

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    FilmOn X Loses in Latest Bid to be a Cable System

    FilmOn X Loses in Latest Bid to be a Cable System
    Ninth Circuit is the latest to say that Internet-based services are not cable systems. Remember Aereo? Sure you do, if you were a regular CommLawBlog reader pretty much anytime between 2012 and 2015. Aereo was the upstart looking to…
  • Mar 22

    Upcoming FCC Broadcast, Telecom Filing Deadline

    Upcoming FCC Broadcast, Telecom Filing Deadline
    Do you know what upcoming FCC filing deadlines early April through early May apply to you? We do. Note our list is not comprehensive. Other proceedings may apply to you. Please do not hesitate to contact FHH if you have any…
  • Mar 21

    FCC to Expand Channel Sharing Options for Post-Auction Repack

    FCC to Expand Channel Sharing Options for Post-Auction Repack
    To spur participation in its incentive auction, the FCC early on adopted rules allowing full-power and Class A television licensees to share a single TV channel. That gave them an option to sell their spectrum to the Commission while also…
Rank this Week: 434

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Coming Soon: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspaper

    Coming Soon: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspaper
    Boston College Law Library is adding to its databases, a digital archive of 17th and 18th Century newspapers collected by the Reverend Charles Burney and donated to the British Library.  The Burney Collection includes newspapers,…
  • Mar 22

    OHCHR's Universal Human Rights Index

    OHCHR's Universal Human Rights Index
    Promoted by Navi Pillay, the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as “one of the most important human rights research tools that has been created in the past twenty years,” the updated Universal Human Rights Index (the…
  • Mar 2

    BC Law Reference YouTube Channel

    BC Law Reference YouTube Channel
    Do you ever crave a quick introduction to international legal research?  How about a short introduction to the C.F.R.?  Luckily for you the Legal Information Librarians of the Education and Reference Department of the Boston College…
Rank this Week: 76

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Disjunctive Politics in Action

    Disjunctive Politics in Action
    If you were wondering what Jack and others meant by saying that Donald Trump could well be a "disjunctive" president, now you know.  The President and his party could not move one of their main legislative priorities through even one…
  • Mar 24

    Is the GOP ACA Repealer Unconstitutional on Federalism Grounds?

    Is the GOP ACA Repealer Unconstitutional on Federalism Grounds?
                Ironically, the GOP proposal to repeal the ACA in the name of returning authority over health care to the states has some potentially serious constitutional issues on…
  • Mar 23

    Why the Democrats are in a win-win situation by filibusetering

    Why the Democrats are in a win-win situation by filibusetering
    Let me say at the outset that I strongly support filibustering the nomination of Judge Gorsuch to join the Supreme Court.  Part of the reason is that I regard his appointment as filling a "stolen seat."  Part of it is that I thought…
Rank this Week: 648

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 276

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Mar 24

    Blog Post: Seals' 'Threatened' Status Properly Nixed, 9th Circ. Hear

    Blog Post: Seals' 'Threatened' Status Properly Nixed, 9th Circ. Hear
    The state of Alaska, oil and gas industry groups, regional communities and Native corporations urged the Ninth Circuit on Thursday to uphold a federal judge's ruling undoing the U.S. government's decision to list the Arctic ringed seal as…
  • Mar 24

    Blog Post: In This Patent Hotspot, Bow Ties Mean Busine

    Blog Post: In This Patent Hotspot, Bow Ties Mean Busine
    If venue rules change, a wave of patent suits would follow corporate America to Wilmington — a place where judges could be mistaken for professors, posturing is an anathema, and out-of-towners have much to learn.
  • Mar 24

    Blog Post: Keystone Challengers Unlikely To Trump Presidential Permit

    Blog Post: Keystone Challengers Unlikely To Trump Presidential Permit
    President Donald Trump's approval of a cross-border permit for the Keystone XL pipeline will ignite a lengthy legal firestorm over the controversial project, but experts say overturning the presidential permit will be difficult for pipeline…
Rank this Week: 304

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

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

    International Criminal Court Adds Another Year to Congolese Vice President Bemba's 18-Year Sentence

    International Criminal Court Adds Another Year to Congolese Vice President Bemba's 18-Year Sentence
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced the former Congolese Vice-President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, to another year in prison and about $325,000 in fines for interfering with his trial. Judges ordered the that the sentence be…
  • Mar 22

    Duke is Hiring

    Duke is Hiring
    Job Announcement: Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke University School of Law Duke University School of Law seeks to fill a Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney position in its International Human…
  • Mar 19

    Herzog Lecture on "Preventing and Punishing Crimes Against Humanity"

    Herzog Lecture on "Preventing and Punishing Crimes Against Humanity"
    Preventing and Punishing Crimes Against Humanity Speaker: Prof. Sean D. Murphy, Member, International Law Commission Fred F. Herzog Memorial Lecture Thursday, March 23, 2017, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. The John Marshall Law School, 315 S. Plymouth…
Rank this Week: 349

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Dastar/preemption bars claims based on allegedly false claims of credit for innovation

    Dastar/preemption bars claims based on allegedly false claims of credit for innovation
    OptoLum, Inc. v. Cree, Inc., No. CV-16-03828, 2017 WL 1057924 (D. Ariz. Mar. 21, 2017)The parties compete in the market for LED lights. OptoLum claims to be the inventor of technology used inside LED bulbs allowing them to have the look and…
  • Mar 24

    Nursing homes' claims are puffery

    Nursing homes' claims are puffery
    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Golden Gate National Senior Care LLC, No. 336 M.D. 2015, --- A.3d ----, 2017 WL 1075535 (Comm. Ct. Pa. Mar. 22, 2017)Golden Gate manages and operates 36 skilled nursing facilities in Pennsylvania.  The…
  • Mar 24

    First Amendment bars labeling restriction for "skim milk" without added Vitamin A

    First Amendment bars labeling restriction for "skim milk" without added Vitamin A
    Ocheesee Creamery LLC v. Putnam, 2017 WL 1046104, --- F.3d ----, No. 16-12049 (11th Cir. Mar. 20, 2017)The Creamery here succeeded in its First Amendment claim to use the words “skim milk” to describe its product. The Creamery…
Rank this Week: 482

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Mar 24

    Maggots, sewage, bats, butterflies and Brexit

    Maggots, sewage, bats, butterflies and Brexit
    Leigh Day and the Human Rights Lawyers Association  hosted a full house on Wednesday 22 March when Claire McGregor and David Hart QC from 1 Crown Office Row joined Sarah Sackman from Francis Taylor Building, Adrienne Copithorne from…
  • Mar 22

    Assisted suicide and the right to private life: the enduring repercussions of Nicklinson – Stevie Martin

    Assisted suicide and the right to private life: the enduring repercussions of Nicklinson – Stevie Martin
    In the almost three years since the Supreme Court delivered its reasons in Nicklinson (in which a majority refused to issue a declaration that the blanket ban on assisted suicide in s 2(1) of the Suicide Act 1961 was incompatible with Article…
  • Mar 20

    Three Person IVF to begin in UK

    Three Person IVF to begin in UK
    A clinic in Newcastle upon Tyne has been granted the UK’s first licence to carry out a trial of “three person IVF” (Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy, or MRT). The fertility technique is intended to be used by couples who…
Rank this Week: 739

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/
  • Mar 24

    Don't Skim!

    Don't Skim!
    Turns out your intuition was correct -- in general removing naturally produced fat from naturally-produced food is a really bad thing, for example with milk all you get stuck with is inert sugar water -- I learned all…
  • Mar 22

    3d DCA Watch -- The Majesty of the Law Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- The Majesty of the Law Edition!
    Dear Judge Luck, this is now the type of case you'll have to rule on forever and ever into the rule of perpetuities and beyond until bunker doth thou mechanical/gym room part (or hopefully you get elevated):Orlando Noa appeals a non-final…
  • Mar 21

    For Realz???

    For Realz???
    The Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC)announces its interview schedule for all the applicants who have applied for thevacancy created by the retirement of Honorable Judge Linda Ann Wells.INTERVIEW SCHEDULE…
Rank this Week: 81

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 295

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Mar 24

    Tax Season: How to file an extension

    Tax Season: How to file an extension
    Are you stressing about not getting your tax return done in time? The IRS does allow you to file an extension. We provide a step-by-step process to help. The post Tax Season: How to file an extension appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Mar 22

    Attorney stories: meet Amanda Gordon

    Attorney stories: meet Amanda Gordon
    Our On-Call attorneys are an experienced and diverse group of lawyers, who are committed to our mission of making law simple and affordable. These stories are a little peek into […] The post Attorney stories: meet Amanda Gordon…
  • Mar 20

    Tax season: How to survive being audited by the IRS

    Tax season: How to survive being audited by the IRS
    It’s tax season again, which for most of us means a few hours of hunting down our W-2s and hoping for a nice refund. Once you’ve filed, you’re off the […] The post Tax season: How to survive being audited by the IRS…
Rank this Week: 623