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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/
  • Dec 6

    The price of airline ticket

    The price of airline ticket
    Folks interested in my post earlier today about United's decision effectively to charge for using the overhead bin may also be interested in this: Until the late 1970's, the federal Civil Aeronautics Board pretty much set the routes and…
  • Dec 6

    Wells Fargo using forced arbitration clauses to avoid suit over its sham account

    Wells Fargo using forced arbitration clauses to avoid suit over its sham account
    The New York Times reports that Wells Fargo "has sought to kill lawsuits that its customers have filed over the creation of as many as two million sham accounts by moving the cases into private arbitration." The full article is...
  • Dec 6

    Charging for putting a bag in the overhead bin

    Charging for putting a bag in the overhead bin
    United Airlines is charging consumers for putting a bag in the overhead bin. Oh, wait, United is not really charging extra, it's just creating a level of service called "Basic Economy," in which the consumer pays the lowest fare but...
Rank this Week: 43

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Dec 6

    Case load brings recognition to EPA lawyer

    Case load brings recognition to EPA lawyer
    By Amy Miller Attorney Jeff Kopf was called to the deputy administrator’s office to talk about cases he had settled with towns or companies who had violated environmental laws. Getting called to the boss’s office is not an every…
  • Dec 6

    EPA is Ready to Launch New Water Finance Program

    EPA is Ready to Launch New Water Finance Program
    By Joel Beauvais There’s a lot of discussion right now about the need to reinvest in America’s infrastructure, and there’s no question that our aging water infrastructure needs to be at the top of the…
  • Dec 6

    Planting the Seeds of Innovation: EPA Awards Contracts to 13 Small Businesses to Support Environmental Research

    Planting the Seeds of Innovation: EPA Awards Contracts to 13 Small Businesses to Support Environmental Research
    By Jim Johnson We’ve all heard stories of how some of today’s biggest and most lucrative companies got their start in someone’s garage. With little more than the seeds of an idea and a passion to innovate, these small…
Rank this Week: 98

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 651

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Cal Supremes Honor former CJ Lucas right now! {Click link}

    Cal Supremes Honor former CJ Lucas right now! {Click link}
    Live Broadcast Begins Today at 11A.M.Former Chief Justice Malcolm Lucas will be honored today, Dec 6, by the Supreme Court of California.View live (link will be active at 10:45A.M.) SPECIAL PROGRAM: IN MEMORIAM – HON. MALCOLM M.…
  • Dec 5

    Today's DJ column

    Today's DJ column
    Today's DJ features PJ Gilbert's final column of the year, Peace of Mind, wishing us all Happy Holidays and Peace of Mind.Consummate professionals!Today's Moskovitz on Appeals column, It Matters, addresses nit picking, and argues that "Paying…
  • Dec 2

    No fee for Appellate Specialists for 2017!

    No fee for Appellate Specialists for 2017!
    This just in:The California Board of Legal Specialization is pleased to inform you that the annual certified specialist fee will be waived for 2017.Why is the CBLS able to provide this one-time benefit?  When the legal specialist program…
Rank this Week: 661

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Tomayto, Tomahto

    Tomayto, Tomahto
    Potayto (via FoIB Jeff M):"Newly issued federal data shows that North Carolina has among the highest health insurance costs under the [ObamaTax] ... North Carolinians covered by the ACA receive some of the nation’s highest subsidies per…
  • Dec 6

    Up, up and away!

    Up, up and away!
    As we inch closer to Winter Christmas break, many students are planning international journeys. Some will be strictly for fun (think ski trips in the Alps) while others will begin studies abroad. Our friends at Global Underwriters remind us…
  • Dec 5

    UnAffordable Health "Care"

    UnAffordable Health "Care"
    Years ago, my parents bought a small piece of property. I don't recall the particulars, but it was part of a larger parcel which was divvied up. The idea was that property always increases in value, so it was a "safe" investment. Problem was,…
Rank this Week: 372

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Dec 6

    Heminway on Salman

    Heminway on Salman
    Joan MacLeod Heminway has some nice analysis of Salman over at the Business Law Prof Blog. Her post is worth checking out.
  • Dec 6

    Salman v. United States: A Few Observation

    Salman v. United States: A Few Observation
    In Salman v. United States, the Supreme Court revisits the question of tippee liability for insider trading, a topic which the Court has not addressed since Dirks v. SEC, 463 U. S. 646 (1983). Salman was convicted of insider trading...
  • Dec 6

    SCOTUS Issues Salman

    SCOTUS Issues Salman
    The opinion is available here.
Rank this Week: 502

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 675

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 6

    Supreme Court rules for Samsung over Apple in smartphone copyright suit

    Supreme Court rules for Samsung over Apple in smartphone copyright suit
    The US Supreme Court [official website] unanimously ruled in favor [opinion, PDF] of Samsung over Apple [corporate websites] on Tuesday in an infringement suit between the two smartphone giants. At trial, a jury awarded Apple $399 million, an…
  • Dec 6

    HRW: China torturing corruption suspect

    HRW: China torturing corruption suspect
    The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is engaging in torture in its efforts to root out political corruption, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] report [text, PDF] released Tuesday. The report claims that President Xi…
  • Dec 6

    Former LRA commander pleads not guilty at start of ICC trial

    Former LRA commander pleads not guilty at start of ICC trial
    [JURIST] Dominic Ongwen [ICC profile], an alleged former top official in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), pleaded not guilty [press release] Tuesday to charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity brought against him by the…
Rank this Week: 11

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 6

    ICC Prosecutor’s opening addresses Ongwen as alleged “victim-perpetrator”

    ICC Prosecutor’s opening addresses Ongwen as alleged “victim-perpetrator”
    Since accused Lord’s Resistance Army leader Dominic Ongwen surrendered to the International Criminal Court in January 2015, there’s been much discussion of the effect, if any, of reports that he was abducted as a child into the…
  • Dec 5

    Updates on Standing Rock/DAPL

    Updates on Standing Rock/DAPL
    Further to post on Standing Rock, two updates: International – Tribal representatives have been invited to speak at a hearing at the IACHR in Washington, DC on Dec. 9, , 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., on the “Human Rights Situation of…
  • Dec 5

    ICRC survey: persons who have experienced war most value laws regulating armed conflict

    ICRC survey: persons who have experienced war most value laws regulating armed conflict
    People who’ve actually experienced war place greater value on regulating warfare than those who haven’t. That appears to be one thought-provoking takeaway from People on War: Perspectives from 16 Countries, a report that the…
Rank this Week: 66

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Gault at 50

    Gault at 50
    My colleague Wally Mlyniec notes in an email to the Georgetown University Law Center's faculty, in part in reference to the Georgetown clinic he led for many year:Today marks a significant day in American jurisprudence and an especially…
  • Dec 6

    Symposium and Lecture Commemorates SFC Milsom

    Symposium and Lecture Commemorates SFC Milsom
    Cambridge University’s release on the symposium and lecture, by David Ibbetson, at the Centre for English Legal History, on the great legal historian S.F.C. Milsom (1923-2016)  is here.  The same release notes that the event…
  • Dec 6

    Democratic Constitutionalism: An ICH Seminar

    Democratic Constitutionalism: An ICH Seminar
    [We're moving this post up, as the deadline of December 10, 2016 is fast approaching!]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce “Democratic Constitutionalism,"  another seminar for advanced graduate students…
Rank this Week: 129

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature
    Bronwyn Guiton, Senior Librarian at the B.C. Ministry of Justice, and Lindsay Tripp, Copyright Librarian at Vancouver-area Langara College, have assembled a small Canadian primer on grey literature in a recent tip column for the Slaw.ca…
  • Dec 6

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a brief article about the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (December 6):"The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women…
  • Dec 4

    Favourite Songs about the Law

    Favourite Songs about the Law
    The Law Library of Congress polled its staff in Washington, D.C. to find out "their favo[u]rite songs about the law or that somehow relate to law".In the first blog post about the results, Betty Lupinacci describes results that are rock or…
Rank this Week: 551

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Dec 6

    Document review

    Document review
    Where to start, where to start… At the beginning, I guess.  Though not in chronological order. LIKELY2CONFUSE00001:  I wrote a post on the subject of the genericization of the term “Bates Stamp” in June of 2012.…
  • Nov 30

    No “30% solution”

    No “30% solution”
    Originally posted 2010-12-09 16:52:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHere I am, sitting 44 stories above the Garment District itself (when I’m not standing under its immortal needle, shown below), and I needed Staci Riordan‘s…
  • Nov 30

    The soupy IP legacy of Andy Warhol

    The soupy IP legacy of Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol, we hardly knew you.  Then again, we knew more about you in some respects than we might have wanted to.  But on the other other hand, who knew you’d make such a mess of intellectual property concepts? Familiarity…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Dec 6

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond
    UBS Financial Services Inc. lost again in another arbitration claim regarding Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds, this time for $18.6 million. This marks the largest award involving Puerto Rico bond funds to date, according to FINRA.…
  • Dec 5

    Tye C. Williams Barred from Securities Industry

    Tye C. Williams Barred from Securities Industry
    According to FINRA, Tye Calvin Williams (CRD #1271046, Frisco, Texas) submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Without admitting or denying the findings, Williams consented to the…
  • Dec 5

    Lucas Lichtman Suspended from the Securities Industry

    Lucas Lichtman Suspended from the Securities Industry
    According to FINRA, Lucas Dylan Lichtman (CRD #5542092, Nanuet, New York) submitted an Offer of Settlement in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $7,500 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for nine…
Rank this Week: 354

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers boating, cruise ship, jet ski and recreational watercraft accidents and crimes. By Gerson & Schwartz P.A.

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Dec 6

    Florida Cruise Ship Attorneys Give Victims OF Crime On A Cruise Ship A Voice

    Florida Cruise Ship Attorneys Give Victims OF Crime On A Cruise Ship A Voice
    Crime on cruise ships is not a new phenomenon, regrettably. Many voyages were ruined by unexplained deaths, overboard passengers, sexual assault, battery, and theft suffered by passengers on the world’s most popular cruise lines.…
  • Nov 28

    Recent Cruise Vacation Ends In Tragedy For One Family

    Recent Cruise Vacation Ends In Tragedy For One Family
    A cruise to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia turned tragic earlier this year when a 79-year old grandmother died in her stateroom. The woman’s death has sparked a controversy as to where the blame lies for her demise. The family of…
  • Nov 1

    Cruise Lines and Terror Attacks: Can Cruise Ships Be Liable?

    Cruise Lines and Terror Attacks: Can Cruise Ships Be Liable?
    Cruise Lines and Terror Attacks: Can Cruise Ships Be Liable? In early October, the Hapag-Lloyd’s Europa was the first cruise ship to sail into Tunis, Tunisia since terror attacks ravaged the area in 2015. Last year, 59 tourists were…
Rank this Week: 965

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Dec 6

    Chicago Dangerous Dog Law

    Chicago Dangerous Dog Law
    When you have been bitten by a dog, you’ll not only want to physically and financially recover from your injuries, you’ll also want to make sure that a dangerous animal never attacks someone else. Despite being a man’s best…
  • Dec 5

    Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate

    Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate
    Are self-driving cars the way of the future? As cool as the concept seems, it may not catch on as expected if the first iteration of the technology does not improve its safety record. Tesla is one of the vehicle manufacturers pioneering…
  • Dec 2

    Compensation for Disfigurement

    Compensation for Disfigurement
    Car accidents can leave behind both obvious and invisible wounds. While the initial injuries like lacerations and broken bones heal, they often leave behind scars, marks, discolorations, and other disfigurements. These are constant reminders…
Rank this Week: 834

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Dec 6

    Maplewood Police File Injunction Over Body Camera

    Maplewood Police File Injunction Over Body Camera
    Maplewood police made it clear that they are uneasy about having their actions filmed, as they filed a temporary injunction against the city’s body camera law on Monday. The injunction filed on Monday centered around some choice word…
  • Dec 5

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally
    Driving in Minnesota is more challenging than in other states that aren’t privy to rainy or snowy seasons. However, just because the road conditions aren’t ideal doesn’t mean Minnesota drivers are always going to stay under…
  • Dec 1

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually
    Gun violence and the associated expenses costs Minnesota more than three-quarters of a billion dollars each year, according to findings from the Minnesota Coalition for Common Sense. Statistics show that gun violence costs Minnesota roughly…
Rank this Week: 970

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Dec 6

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1
      Hello, Michael Stack here with Amaxx. So I just got back from New Orleans, Louisiana; I might be too much of a Northerner to pull off that pronunciation, but nevertheless it was a great time and very valuable time spent at the National…
  • Dec 6

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 2

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 2
    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 2 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf…
  • Dec 6

    Ohio BWC Nets Seven June Comp Fraud Conviction

    Ohio BWC Nets Seven June Comp Fraud Conviction
    The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation recently reported that it netted seven convictions in June in criminal cases related to workers comp fraud.   Those convicted include child care center operators, skilled tradesmen and others who…
Rank this Week: 841

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Dec 6

    Abbott on AI Tort Liability

    Abbott on AI Tort Liability
    Ryan Abbott (Surrey Law/UCLA Med) has posted to SSRN Allocating Liability for Computer-Generated Torts. The abstract provides: Artificial intelligence is part of our daily lives. Whether working as taxi drivers, financial analysts, or police,…
  • Dec 2

    Senate Bill Introduced Limiting Racial and Gender Discrimination in Damage

    Senate Bill Introduced Limiting Racial and Gender Discrimination in Damage
    A bill was introduced in the Senate yesterday by Senators Booker and Gillibrand seeking to limit the consideration of race and gender in computing damage awards. The bill will have bipartisan sponsors in the House of Representatives. Ohio…
  • Dec 2

    More on Products Liability as a Capstone Course

    More on Products Liability as a Capstone Course
    This summer I taught Products Liability, and I mused that it was a terrific capstone course. I received more evidence of this yesterday. One of the students in that course is graduating early this month. In a reception for our...
Rank this Week: 932

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Social Media in Family Law Matter

    Social Media in Family Law Matter
    BY SIMRAN BAKSHI and RACHEL SPENCEHow much is it worth to bash your spouse on social media? These days, the cost could be more than you might think.Canadian Courts have seen the use of social media as evidence in family law proceedings…
  • Dec 6

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday December 6, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 6, 2016 at 6:40am PSTAn employee who has been temporarily “laid…
  • Dec 5

    Top Ten Legal Headline

    Top Ten Legal Headline
    Here are our top 10 legal headlines from last week.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:43am PST- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net
Rank this Week: 245

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    The Charitable Estate: Qualified Funds While During Your Lifetime

    The Charitable Estate: Qualified Funds While During Your Lifetime
    Charitable contributions and gifts make up a large aspect of many estates. As with everything, there is a right way to give and a wrong way to give. Planning can help ensure that your gift is properly funded and distributed according to your…
  • Dec 3

    Tax Identification Numbers For Trust

    Tax Identification Numbers For Trust
    Trusts are common estate planning tools in which a person can transfer ownership of assets to the trust. While this person is alive, they retain control over the assets in their life. Upon their death, the assets are distributed to the…
  • Nov 30

    Here Comes the Estate Plan – Estate Planning For Newlywed

    Here Comes the Estate Plan – Estate Planning For Newlywed
    Newly married couples are embarking on a whole new life together. This new life comes with a number of changes. It is important to consider your estate planning as you begin your life together. Creating an estate plan that works for both you…
Rank this Week: 723

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Dec 6

    Blog Post: Schneiderman Says Exxon’s Bias Case Belongs In NY Court

    Blog Post: Schneiderman Says Exxon’s Bias Case Belongs In NY Court
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asked a Texas federal judge Monday to block ExxonMobil’s discovery request and dismiss its complaint alleging that a New York subpoena demanding climate change-related documents was…
  • Dec 6

    Blog Post: EU-Canada Trade Pact Protest Inspires Wallonia Declaration

    Blog Post: EU-Canada Trade Pact Protest Inspires Wallonia Declaration
    The small Belgian region of Wallonia, which featured in the international news in October when it briefly and singlehandedly held up the European Union and Canada’s signing of a trade deal, stepped forward Monday with a new proposal for…
  • Dec 5

    Blog Post: Mass. AG Can't Skip Exxon Climate-Probe Depo In Texa

    Blog Post: Mass. AG Can't Skip Exxon Climate-Probe Depo In Texa
    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey failed to persuade a Texas federal judge to reconsider his orders that she testify and present evidence that she wasn’t biased in launching an investigation into Exxon Mobil Corp.'s past…
Rank this Week: 235

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Crime

    ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Crime
    Oh the weather outside is frightful…and so is the nationwide uptick in crime during the holiday season. But it shouldn’t be a surprise. Most holiday crimes are related to theft or excessive alcohol. Theft is often a result of a…
  • Dec 2

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?
    Let’s start with how burglary, robbery, and theft are the same. They are all commonly associated with the unlawful taking of another’s property. Theft and robbery do, in fact, always involve this scenario, or an attempt at this…
  • Dec 1

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.
    A wrongful act that is punishable by law is called a crime. Although types and frequency of crime vary widely from place to place, nationwide statistics provide a clearer picture of which criminal offenses are most common in the United…
Rank this Week: 326

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Dec 6

    Facebook News Feed Tip

    Facebook News Feed Tip
    Facebook frustrations have seemed to reach new heights lately. NPR's All Tech Considered did a story yesterday with tips on how to spot fake news, which spreads rapidly on social media and seems to add to the angst. But our general discontent…
  • Dec 5

    Clemency and Collateral Consequence

    Clemency and Collateral Consequence
    Back in May, a Loyola Law School student and I submitted a clemency petition to the Office of the Pardon Attorney (OPA) as part of President Obama's Clemency Initiative. Our client had received a 30 year sentence for a non-violent cocaine…
  • Dec 5

    Must Read: Tristin Green's new book - Discrimination Laundering

    Must Read: Tristin Green's new book - Discrimination Laundering
    I am excited to report that the much anticipated book of law professor Tristin Green is out. Here is the description from Cambridge Press: While discrimination in the workplace is often perceived to be undertaken at the hands of individual or…
Rank this Week: 95

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Dec 6

    New Report Explains Egyptian Laws Related to Addressing Sexual Violence

    New Report Explains Egyptian Laws Related to Addressing Sexual Violence
    The following is a guest post by George Sadek, a senior legal research analyst at the Law Library of Congress. George has contributed a number of posts to this blog, including posts on Egypt’s new antiterrorism law, the legal processes…
  • Dec 5

    The Law Library Blog, In Custodia Legis, Named to ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 for Third Time

    The Law Library Blog, In Custodia Legis, Named to ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 for Third Time
    We are excited that once again In Custodia Legis has been recognized as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience out of more than 4,000 in the ABA Journal’s Blawg Directory.  We were first included in the ABA…
  • Dec 2

    Edith Sampson – Pic of the Week

    Edith Sampson – Pic of the Week
    Saturday, December 3, marks the fifty-fourth anniversary of the day that Edith Spurlock Sampson was sworn in as the first African-American female judge. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1901, she graduated from high school and the New York…
Rank this Week: 216

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Las Vegas hockey team revealed: The Golden Knight

    Las Vegas hockey team revealed: The Golden Knight
    A brief update on my post a few months ago about the new NHL team based in Las Vegas, scheduled to begin play in October 2017. As I discussed in my post, the team created some publicity by revealing only part of the team name a few months…
  • Dec 5

    Chartreuse Color Trademark on the Loose

    Chartreuse Color Trademark on the Loose
    We’ve written a lot about single color trademarks here over the years. Weems, the owner of the Flexilla brand has unleashed its federally-registered chartreuse-colored non-traditional trademark for “compressed air hoses”…
  • Dec 2

    Santa Goes to the Trademark Office

    Santa Goes to the Trademark Office
    This is Fashion Santa. Or at least it was until recently. Fashion Santa is a role that originated with model, Paul Mason and Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall in 2014. He promoted the mall and a successful charitable giving…
Rank this Week: 79

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    High-end inequality colloquium, week 7

    High-end inequality colloquium, week 7
    Yesterday we concluded our 7-week high-end inequality colloquium by discussing a very interesting work by Daniel Markovits, entitled "Meritocracy and Its Discontents."  The specific text we discussed, which relates to a book project, is…
  • Dec 6

    Another title change

    Another title change
    Latest version of the title for my literature book is "Great (and Other) Books and the Rise of Toxic Meritocracy."The parenthetical in the title reflects that some of the books I'll be discussing are definitely not great - although no less…
  • Dec 5

    NYU Law School website link on high-end inequality

    NYU Law School website link on high-end inequality
    NYU Law School now has a link on ongoing work by members of the faculty, including me, on evaluating the issues around high-end inequality.  The link includes video of an interview I did, and there's also a link to the current draft…
Rank this Week: 635

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Dec 6

    GM Airbag Supplier First Informed Auto Industry of Safety Risks in Takata Airbags Two Decades Ago

    GM Airbag Supplier First Informed Auto Industry of Safety Risks in Takata Airbags Two Decades Ago
    Revelations on the front page of the New York Times point to an automotive industry that was aware of extreme safety flaws in cheaper airbags made by Takata Corp. as early as the late 1990s. The story raises doubt over the enforceability of…
  • Dec 5

    Approximately 20,000 Strollers Recalled Because of Defect

    Approximately 20,000 Strollers Recalled Because of Defect
    ABC News reports on its website that approximately 20,000 Safety 1st brand Step and Go Travel Systems “baby strollers have been voluntarily recalled after many were found to have a defect that caused small children to fall out of…
  • Dec 2

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    When I was younger I was a real car guy. I have to admit though that I never put much thought into the meaning and origin of automotive logos. The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
Rank this Week: 384

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Right To Trial By Jury And Injury Compensation Under Attack

    Right To Trial By Jury And Injury Compensation Under Attack
    Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) recently tried to trick Texans into giving up their constitutional right to a trial by jury. The consumer watchdog of the Dallas Morning News, David Lieber, recently wrote about this outrageous attempt where in…
  • Dec 1

    Good Injury Lawyer Selection

    Good Injury Lawyer Selection
    The list of Top Attorneys was just published today by Fort Worth Magazine. It is an honor to have been again selected by my peers. I attended the reception Tuesday evening and was again reminded how many good lawyers we have here. But it made…
  • Nov 29

    Distracted Driving Collisions To Diminish With This New Program?

    Distracted Driving Collisions To Diminish With This New Program?
    When we get on an airplane, we hear the announcement to switch our phones to airplane mode. We do it, right? So what if when we started our vehicles, we heard the same announcement? We’d presumably turn the phone off. A new software…
Rank this Week: 222

Fiscalito

Fiscalito

Blog dedicado a los Impuestos, Contabilidad, Excel, Tecnologia e Internet desde la perspectiva de un Contador Geek

http://www.fiscalito.com/
  • Dec 6

    El Plan Fiscal de Trump para 2017

    El Plan Fiscal de Trump para 2017
    Con el resultado del ahora Presidente Donald J. Trump, es tiempo de considerar los posibles cambios fiscales que se podrían ver en su nueva administración. Trump ha prometido cambios en la reforma fiscal para estimular la…
  • Oct 31

    Reglas Generales de Comercio Exterior 2016

    Reglas Generales de Comercio Exterior 2016
    El pasado 19 de octubre, se publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Federación la segunda resolución de modificaciones a las Reglas Generales de Comercio Exterior para 2016. Esta resolución tiene por objeto…
  • Sep 20

    Análisis del Paquete Económico 2017: Impuesto al Valor Agregado

    Análisis del Paquete Económico 2017: Impuesto al Valor Agregado
    Como lo comentamos en nuestra participación pasada, el Paquete Económico 2017 contempla algunos cambios relevantes y en esta ocasión vamos a comentar los relativos a la Ley del Impuesto al Valor Agregado (LIVA), que a…
Rank this Week: 415

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children
    Children who don’t get enough sleep may be at risk for structural changes in their brain matter, according to CDA News. A study from the University Hospital of Zurich found that sleep deprivation can cause damage to the back parts of…
  • Dec 5

    Treating the Most Vulnerable Brains: Newborn Babie

    Treating the Most Vulnerable Brains: Newborn Babie
    Newborn babies are small and vulnerable. When there is a lack of oxygen, newborn babies may have fatal consequences or become brain damaged. Blood can stop flowing to the brain, thus depriving it of oxygen and nutrients. Babies that are born…
  • Dec 1

    Trucking Company Bans Cellphone Use While Driving, Others May Follow Suit

    Trucking Company Bans Cellphone Use While Driving, Others May Follow Suit
    A settlement totaling $3.75 million was awarded to a couple who was hit from behind by a truck driver who apparently was on the phone when the accident occurred, according to the Post and Courier. The couple was represented by a Charleston,…
Rank this Week: 382

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 665

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/
  • Dec 6

    Study: Marijuana May Benefit Addicts, Mental Illne

    Study: Marijuana May Benefit Addicts, Mental Illne
    Increasingly, marijuana research is proving to us the many ways in which this drug can be a benefit to those struggling with various medical ailments.  As legal access to marijuana has expanded in recent years, with 28 states now…
  • Dec 4

    More States Approve Medical Marijuana, DEA Still Refuses to Acknowledge Benefit

    More States Approve Medical Marijuana, DEA Still Refuses to Acknowledge Benefit
    As it stands now following the most recent election, more than half the states in the U.S. – 28 – now have legalized marijuana use for those with certain medical conditions.  Still, this has yet to change the hard line stance…
  • Dec 2

    Legal Marijuana vs. 2nd Amendment – Gun Buyers Face Legal Conflict

    Legal Marijuana vs. 2nd Amendment – Gun Buyers Face Legal Conflict
    While a number of new states recently voted to expand marijuana rights, many did not realize that this could directly conflict with their Second Amendment right to purchase a firearm.  That’s because federal law –…
Rank this Week: 365

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Financial Advisor Wayde Walker Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint

    Financial Advisor Wayde Walker Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint
    Our investment attorneys are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against financial advisor Wayde Walker (Walker) currently registered with National Securities Corporation (National…
  • Dec 6

    Broker Adam Ausloos Discharged Over Allegations of Outside Business Activitie

    Broker Adam Ausloos Discharged Over Allegations of Outside Business Activitie
    Our firm is investigating claims made by Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. (Ameriprise) when the firm terminated broker Adam Ausloos (Ausloos).  According to the firm, Ausloos was discharged in July 2016 after allegation were made that…
  • Dec 5

    TradingBlock Financial Advisor Joshua Arnold Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint

    TradingBlock Financial Advisor Joshua Arnold Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint
    Our investment attorneys are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against financial advisor Joshua Arnold (Arnold) currently registered with TradingBlock, alleging negligence,…
Rank this Week: 397

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 475

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 35

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 244

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Dec 6

    Vote Now for Best New Toronto Buildings in 2016

    Vote Now for Best New Toronto Buildings in 2016
    Urban Toronto is conducting a poll to select Toronto’s favourite buildings completed in 2016, including office and condominium buildings. (Last year’s poll only included residential buildings) There are three categories of…
  • Dec 1

    Condo Owner’s Request for Administrator Denied by Court

    Condo Owner’s Request for Administrator Denied by Court
    In a prior blog post, we reported about a case, (Middlesex Condominium Corp. No. 195 v. Sunbelt Business Centres (Canada) Inc.) involving a hydro expense dispute in a mixed-use commercial/residential condominium. In that case the condominium…
  • Nov 29

    Toronto Real Estate Board Reports Increases in Condo Rental Rate

    Toronto Real Estate Board Reports Increases in Condo Rental Rate
    The third quarter Rental Market Report released by the Toronto Real Estate Board (“TREB”) indicates that condominium rental rates in the Greater Toronto Area increased substantially in the 3rd quarter of 2016, in comparison to…
Rank this Week: 146

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 74

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Dec 6

    Server Location, Jurisdiction, and Server Location Requirements (Guest Blog Post)

    Server Location, Jurisdiction, and Server Location Requirements (Guest Blog Post)
    by guest blogger Marketa Trimble At the recent “Law, Borders, and Speech” conference at Stanford, several participants debated the relevance of server location in determining jurisdiction. Some Silicon Valley attorneys at the…
  • Nov 30

    Announcing the Third Edition of Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials by Tushnet & Goldman

    Announcing the Third Edition of Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials by Tushnet & Goldman
    Rebecca and I are pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of our casebook, Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials. It is available for purchase in the following formats: * As a DRM-free PDF file. Price:…
  • Nov 28

    Quora Gets Easy Section 230 Win In Tenth Circuit–Silver v. Quora

    Quora Gets Easy Section 230 Win In Tenth Circuit–Silver v. Quora
    Since its Accusearch ruling in 2009, the Tenth Circuit has been a dicey place for Section 230 defendants. Fortunately, this case goes smoothly. David Silver is an investment banker in Santa Fe. On Quora, someone asked: “Has anyone…
Rank this Week: 264

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 293

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

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

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Dec 6

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9213

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9213
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the third of a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9213 gives authority to the Office of Hearing Officers to assign a…
  • Dec 5

    FINRA’s Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 2

    FINRA’s Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 2
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: This is the second of three posts to discuss FINRA Rule 9216. This post will discuss the “waiver” portion of the rule related to regulatory (disciplinary) settlement…
  • Dec 2

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9212- Complaint Issuance

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9212- Complaint Issuance
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the second of a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9212 provides a guideline for the appropriate form, content, notice,…
Rank this Week: 150

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 873

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Dec 6

    The HLS Forum Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary

    The HLS Forum Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary
    Today, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation is pleased to mark its tenth anniversary. Established in 2006 by Professor Lucian Bebchuk and the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance,…
  • Dec 6

    Building the Strategic-Asset Board

    Building the Strategic-Asset Board
    In 1996, the Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Director Professionalism made recommendations on issues including establishing mechanisms for appropriate director turnover/tenure limitations, evaluation of the full board and of…
  • Dec 6

    Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy

    Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy
    Competition has been perceived with suspicion, and even suppressed for extended periods, in banking. After banking was liberalized, a process which started in the 1970s in the United States, it has become much more unstable, culminating with…
Rank this Week: 120

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 6

    Banzhaff On The Adorable Unicorns of GWU

    Banzhaff On The Adorable Unicorns of GWU
    In a shocking turn of events, students at George Washington University marched on the White House to demand rainbows. According the the school newspaper, the GW Hatchet, the demand might be a bit unrealistic. Student organizations including…
  • Dec 6

    Anti-Semitism And The Senate’s Really Bad Law

    Anti-Semitism And The Senate’s Really Bad Law
    While most people were busily expressing their outrage at Trump’s latest condemnation of Alex Baldwin’s acting skills, the Senate finally found its stride and actually passed a law. It was bipartisan. It was unanimous. It was a…
  • Dec 6

    Gupta Gets Religion: What Have The Feds Done About It?

    Gupta Gets Religion: What Have The Feds Done About It?
    Whenever someone who once held a position of power speaks out, there is a gush of appreciation by those who feel validated by the words, the acknowledgement that they weren’t wrong, weren’t crazy. After all these years. Of course,…
Rank this Week: 63

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 209