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Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jul 24

    Hot Off the Press: Russell and Heminway on Representing the Organizational Client on Environmental Matter

    Hot Off the Press: Russell and Heminway on Representing the Organizational Client on Environmental Matter
    My good friend and long-time mentor Irma Russell and I wrote a chapter for the recently released ABA book, Ethics and the Environment: A Lawyer's Guide. Irma also is a co-editor of the book (with Vicki Wright). In our joint...
  • Jul 23

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (July 23, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (July 23, 2017)
    "close to 50% of all college grades given are A’s" https://t.co/USFKLPst3p— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) July 18, 2017 "Workplace plaintiffs face long odds at trial, analytics data indicates" https://t.co/otKr2jdDDN…
  • Jul 22

    Sometimes it almost seems like SEC Commissioners aren’t reading my article

    Sometimes it almost seems like SEC Commissioners aren’t reading my article
    So Michael Piwowar inspired a bit of heartburn in the plaintiffs’ bar this week when, during a speech to the Heritage Foundation, he encouraged corporations to add mandatory arbitration provisions in their charters prior to an IPO. This is…
Rank this Week: 91

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jul 23

    Franzese Op-Ed on Tenants' Rights and Rental Retribution

    Franzese Op-Ed on Tenants' Rights and Rental Retribution
    Paul Franzese (Seton Hall) has written an op-ed in New Jersey.com titled Tenants Shouldn't be 'Blacklisted' For Asserting Their Rights. Check out this excerpt: Yanira Cortes, a mother of four young children, lives in subsidized housing in…
  • Jul 17

    CFP: Detroit Mercy Symposium on the Future of HUD

    CFP: Detroit Mercy Symposium on the Future of HUD
    From our friends at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law: HUD: Past, Present, and Future The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law seeks proposals from scholars, practitioners, and housing advocates interested in participating in…
  • Jul 15

    Singer on Property Law and Religion in Public Accomodation

    Singer on Property Law and Religion in Public Accomodation
    Joe Singer (Harvard) has posted Property and Sovereignty Imbricated: Why Religion Is Not an Excuse to Discriminate in Public Accommodations (Theoretical Inquiries in Law) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: May a hotel owner that objects to…
Rank this Week: 92

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
Rank this Week: 93

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/
  • Jul 22

    Trump to Nominate Former Senate Aide Peirce for SEC Commissioner

    Trump to Nominate Former Senate Aide Peirce for SEC Commissioner
    Eric Beech (Reuters), Trump to Nominate Former Senate Aide Peirce for SEC Commissioner: U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate former Senate Republican aide Hester Maria Peirce to be a member of the Securities and Exchange…
  • Jul 22

    Call for Papers: Symposium on Personalized Law

    Call for Papers: Symposium on Personalized Law
    I received the following conference announcement: Call for Papers: Symposium on Personalized Law Presented by the University of Chicago Law Review and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics April 27-28, 2018 We are pleased to…
  • Jul 17

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Jesus Garcia Aparicio, Note, Enhancing Shareholder Rights in Intermediated Securities Holding Structures Across Borders, 13 N.Y.U. J.L.…
Rank this Week: 94

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries.   If you or someone you care about is a former NFL player, please contact us at…
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries. Mel Gray, 12 year NFL veteran of the St. Louis Cardinals, is the newest player to be represented.…
  • Oct 4

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
Rank this Week: 95

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 96

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
  • Jul 22

    White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence, 4th Edition

    White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence, 4th Edition
    Please see the fourth edition of the White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence at the link below, including the first 110 signatures from law professors across the country.  We will continue to accept…
  • Jul 17

    New Book Announcements: Constitutions and Gender

    New Book Announcements: Constitutions and Gender
    Constitutions and Gender, a new book edited by Helen Irving (University of Sydney) has been published by Edward Elgar Publishing. Here is the publisher’s description: The idea that constitutions are gendered is not new, but its…
  • Jul 17

    Goodmark on “Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized?”

    Goodmark on “Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized?”
    Leigh Goodmark (Maryland) has posted to SSRN her article, Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized? 40 Harv. J. of L. & Gender 53 (2017).  Here is the abstract: In 1984, the United States started down a path towards the…
Rank this Week: 97

Freedom To Differ

Freedom To Differ

Speaks freely about legal and policy issues facing the media and the internet. By Peter Black.

http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/freedom_to_differ/
  • Apr 29

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2015 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Feb 25

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2014 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Oct 1

    Daily Twitter Link

    Daily Twitter Link
Rank this Week: 98

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 100

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 99

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 101

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/
  • Jul 24

    Announcing the 2017 Edition of ‘Internet Law: Cases & Materials’

    Announcing the 2017 Edition of ‘Internet Law: Cases & Materials’
    I’m pleased to announce this year’s edition of my Internet Law casebook, Internet Law: Cases & Materials. It’s available for sale as a PDF at Gumroad for $8, as a Kindle book for $9.99, and in hard copy at CreateSpace...
  • Jul 23

    Court Can’t Ban Resident From Discussing HOA Online–Fox v. Hamptons at MetroWest Condo

    Court Can’t Ban Resident From Discussing HOA Online–Fox v. Hamptons at MetroWest Condo
    This is the third time this year I’m blogging about homeowners’ associations suppressing online speech (see my posts on the Revock and Milazzo cases). I’m pretty sure HOA online censorship is a growth industry (indeed, my…
  • Jul 18

    1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 4 (Copyright, Patent, More)

    1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 4 (Copyright, Patent, More)
    Copyright * Design Basics, LLC v. Lexington Homes, Inc., 858 F.3d 1093 (7th Cir. 2017). Three noteworthy passages from this case: – “the existence of the plaintiff’s copyrighted materials on the Internet, even on a public…
Rank this Week: 102

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jul 24

    News Headlines for Jul 24, 2017

    News Headlines for Jul 24, 2017
    Sustained lower oil prices have offshore supply vessel companies running out of options | AlixPartners , ,Aquion Energy, Inc. Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Status Under New US-Based Ownership
  • Jul 24

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 24, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 24, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Jul 23

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 23, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 23, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
Rank this Week: 103

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 21

    Richard Posner runs amok. Again.

    Richard Posner runs amok. Again.
    Richard Posner, pp. 72-73 of his new book. Actual quote says "of those states," refers back to "states of the deep South" in prev sentence. https://t.co/5braUI1rYK — Ed Whelan (@EdWhelanEPPC) July... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jul 21

    Fagor LUX Multi Cooker

    Fagor LUX Multi Cooker
    I've wanted a pressure cooker for a long time but hadn't gotten around to getting one. When I finally decided to do so, I discovered the new wave of multi-cookers. In theory, they do it all: brown,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 21

    Bainbridge and Henderson on Limited Liability reviewed

    Bainbridge and Henderson on Limited Liability reviewed
    Professor David Milman of the School of Law at the University of Lancaster reviewed Bainbridge & Henderson's Limited Liability: A Legal and Economic Analysis in vol. 28 of the International... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 104

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
  • Jul 24

    Securities Class Actions: 2016 Full-Year Review and Mid-2017 Flash Update

    Securities Class Actions: 2016 Full-Year Review and Mid-2017 Flash Update
    The pace of securities class action filings [in 2016] was the highest since the aftermath of the 2000 dot-com crash. Growth in filings was dominated by federal merger objections, which reached a record high, and followed various state court…
  • Jul 24

    Tainted Executives as Outside Director

    Tainted Executives as Outside Director
    In our paper, Tainted Executives as Outside Directors, which was recently made publicly available on SSRN, we examine whether there is ex-post settling up in the director labor market for tainted executives, i.e., executives who are allegedly…
  • Jul 23

    The Effect of Cultural Similarity on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Corporate Social Responsibility

    The Effect of Cultural Similarity on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Corporate Social Responsibility
    A critical determinant of merger success is post-merger integration. In our forthcoming Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis article The Effect of Cultural Similarity on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Corporate…
Rank this Week: 105

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 106

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 24

    Short Take: An Unacceptable Choice

    Short Take: An Unacceptable Choice
    Upon first glance, it reeks of Buck v. Bell, the eugenics that was once deemed acceptable in America. After all, aren’t three generations of idiots enough? But is it the same? A judge in White County, Tennessee has issued a standing…
  • Jul 24

    The Vagina Chronicles: The Judge Said So

    The Vagina Chronicles: The Judge Said So
    I consider myself fortunate for having never seen a search warrant for a woman’s vagina. It’s hard to conceive what would be alleged that would make any sense to a rational judge. Assuming there was a snitch with proven…
  • Jul 23

    To Tell The Truth

    To Tell The Truth
    Sitting by the pool during summer office hours, Dr. Sj handed me the book she was reading and told me, “read the introduction. You’re going to like this.” The book was “The Gatekeepers” by Chris Whipple. She was…
Rank this Week: 107

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference
    I'm finally back in my office in Houston today after taking a week to visit Austin and attend the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting. Looking back on the last week, all I can do is take a deep breath and say……
  • Jul 7

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Keith Lipman, President at Prosperoware. Keith is a long-time friend of the Geeks, and well-known leader in the information management field of the legal industry. -GL] Double-edged Sword:…
  • Jul 6

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World
    There are a few things that have happened in this decade that I look at and think, "Man, I've gotten old." Things like trying to figure out why Kendrick Lamar is so popular, and hearing that OK Computer turns 20 years old this week are just…
Rank this Week: 108

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jul 24

    Court Construes Key Terms in Mini-Markman

    Court Construes Key Terms in Mini-Markman
    WorldLogic Corp. v. Chicago Logic, Inc., No. 16 C 11713, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 5, 2017) (Feinerman, J.). Judge Feinerman construed a key claim term from each patent in suit as part of a mini-Markman proceeding in this patent dispute…
  • Jul 21

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi
    Midwest Innovative Prods., LLC v. Kinamor, Inc., No. 16 C 11005, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 31, 2017) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Kinamor”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff…
  • Jun 28

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case
    On June 1, 2017, the Northern District implemented a Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) Project. The MIDP is going to have a big impact on trademark, copyright and Defense of Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) cases. It will not impact patent…
Rank this Week: 109

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
  • Feb 7

    Appraisal and Merger Price

    Appraisal and Merger Price
    Over the past couple of years something has been happening in appraisal litigation. For a long time, appraisal litigation was something of a backwater: experts battling over which variables a judge must insert into a discounted cash flow…
Rank this Week: 110

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 111

CAAFlog

CAAFlog

Covers military justice appellate practice.

http://caaflog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 27

    You can’t prosecute a machine

    You can’t prosecute a machine
    o it’s not a military justice story… yet. Over at Opinio Juris they’re talking about the brand new DoD Directive 3000.09 dated November 21, 2012: Autonomy in Weapon Systems. 4. POLICY. It is DoD policy that:
  • Nov 27

    CAAF issues order to AFCCA in Carter

    CAAF issues order to AFCCA in Carter
    CAAF today issued this order to AFCCA arising from the second petition for extraordinary relief in Carter v.
  • Nov 27

    Top Ten Military Justice Stories Time Again

    Top Ten Military Justice Stories Time Again
    Going to try something novel this year.  I am taking noinations for the Top Ten Military Justice Stories of 2012.  Leave comments on this post or on our Facebook page, here, with your nominations.  Much like all those reality shows, the…
Rank this Week: 112

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 113

Recording Industry vs The People

Recording Industry vs The People

Covers the RIAA's lawsuits of against ordinary working people.

http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY
    After some negotiation, the parties entered into a stipulated preservation order in Malibu Media v. Doe, a Southern District of New York case: January 27, 2017, Stipulated Preservation Order, Hon. Jesse M. Furman, District Judge Ray…
  • Aug 24

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted
    In Malibu Media v. Doe, EDNY 15-3504, Judge Locke has denied the defendant's motion to quash, and lifted the stay on all of the EDNY Malibu Media cases, which had all been consolidated. The Court accepted the representations of plaintiff's…
  • Jun 16

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo
    The US Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit has overturned those parts of the District Court's rulings which were in favor of the plaintiff record companies in Capitol Records v. Vimeo. The Court decided three major issues under the…
Rank this Week: 114

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 115

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 116

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 24

    Left in Whirlpool Tub

    Left in Whirlpool Tub
    The St. Louis Post Dispatch reported the lawsuit filed after a resident was left in a tub for over 8 hours causing her wrongful death.  Steven Moreland alleges in the lawsuit that Lois Moreland’s March 2016 death was the result of…
  • Jul 23

    Video Records Assault

    Video Records Assault
    WSVN reported the release of a video showing a nursing home caregiver with assaulting a vulnerable resident.  The video shows the employee, Jie Xiao, hitting Karam 11 times; being punched repeatedly. The family of 89-year-old…
  • Jul 22

    “Gateway to Hell”

    “Gateway to Hell”
    The Buffalo News reported on the torture and suffering of a dying resident.  Marion Halstead was moved to Newfane Rehabilitation and Health Care Center for hospice because of her deteriorating condition.  After just a few…
Rank this Week: 117

idealawg

idealawg

Law practice information and ideas. From Stephanie West Allen of Allen & Nichols Production.

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
Rank this Week: 118

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

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

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 119

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Jul 23

    The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Succe

    The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Succe
    Here are some tips to help you get through your bar exam. The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Success was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 21

    How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast

    How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast
    n this week's edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Scott Bassett, a lawyer, professor, musician, and tech enthusiast. How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 20

    Know Your Weaknesse

    Know Your Weaknesse
    We look at how to evaluate your own weaknesses, and how the knowledge of those weaknesses can help you turn them into strengths. Know Your Weaknesses was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
Rank this Week: 120

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jan 7

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter
    The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and who had been wanted for more than a decade by U.S. authorities, was charged on Friday in the United States with engaging in drug trafficking and money…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
Rank this Week: 121

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 122

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 23

    Law and Media Round Up – 24 July 2017

    Law and Media Round Up – 24 July 2017
    This is the last full week of the Trinity Legal Term and this is the last Round Up of the 2016-2017 legal year. We will provide updates from time to time and resume full Weekly Round Ups when the Michaelmas Term begins on 2 October 2017. The…
  • Jul 22

    Will Karen Bradley Refer Sky-Fox to the Competition and Markets Authority? – Damian Tambini

    Will Karen Bradley Refer Sky-Fox to the Competition and Markets Authority? – Damian Tambini
    Anyone with evidence about whether the proposed Sky-Fox merger will operate against the public interest had until Friday 14 July to submit it to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. If nothing changes, argues Damian…
  • Jul 21

    Distinguishing harm from misuse in privacy law: Khuja v Times Newspapers – Paul Wragg

    Distinguishing harm from misuse in privacy law: Khuja v Times Newspapers – Paul Wragg
    The long-awaited judgment in Khuja (formerly known as PNM) v Times Newspapers Limited is the right decision.  But it was not unanimously decided.  It is on the dissenting judgments of Lords Kerr and Wilson that this post…
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Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 16

    Controlling the Images: How Royal Caribbean Handles PR During Cruise Ship Fire

    Controlling the Images: How Royal Caribbean Handles PR During Cruise Ship Fire
    PR News recently published an interesting article about how Royal Caribbean Cruises successfully handled its public relations image during the 2013 fire aboard the Grandeur of the Seas. Titled How Royal Caribbean Controls the Message During a…
  • Jul 8

    Royal Caribbean to Pull Some of its Cruise Ships from Falmouth, Jamaica?

    Royal Caribbean to Pull Some of its Cruise Ships from Falmouth, Jamaica?
    Royal Caribbean and sister cruise line Celebrity Cruises are pulling some of their cruise ships from the port of Falmouth, Jamaica, according to the Jamaican Gleaner. Yesterday, the Gleaner published an article titled Major Cruiselines…
  • Jul 5

    NBC News: Hidden Dangers for Children on Cruise Ship

    NBC News: Hidden Dangers for Children on Cruise Ship
    Last night, NBC Nightly News aired part 2 of its investigation into sexual assaults on cruise ships. NBC interviewed me during the investigation. We have handled over 100 cases of sexual assault; approximately one third of the victims have…
Rank this Week: 124

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
  • Jul 7

    The Legal Rights of Animal

    The Legal Rights of Animal
    There is a great fight over the release of two chimpanzees, Tommy the chimpanzee, caged in a warehouse in Gloversville, New York, and Kiko, caged in a storefront at the Primary Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, New York. In a recent legal ruling by…
  • Jun 23

    Bill Cosby Mistrial

    Bill Cosby Mistrial
    Comedian, actor, and America’s TV dad  Bill Cosby has been on trial for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Ms. Constand accused Cosby of sexually assaulting her and drugging her in 2004 at Cosby’s Philadelphia mansion.…
Rank this Week: 125

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
  • Jul 20

    The clash between open justice and one’s good name

    The clash between open justice and one’s good name
    Khuja (formerly known as PNM) v. Times Newspapers [2017] UKSC 49, Supreme Court, read judgment The outcome of this case is summed up in its title, an unsuccessful attempt to retain anonymity in press reporting.  It is…
  • Jul 20

    Enforcement of environmental law: what is not in the Brexit Bill

    Enforcement of environmental law: what is not in the Brexit Bill
    I posted recently on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its approach to rolling over EU-derived laws into our domestic law. But a law is only as good as its enforcement makes it, and so we all need to think how this is going…
  • Jul 19

    Human rights job alert

    Human rights job alert
    RightsInfo is one of one of the UK’s newest and most exciting charities, building knowledge and support for human rights with engaging, accessible and beautifully presented online content. We’re looking for an enthusiastic,…
Rank this Week: 126

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jul 21

    O.J. Simpson: “I’ve Spent a Conflict-Free Life”

    O.J. Simpson: “I’ve Spent a Conflict-Free Life”
    "Conflict," not "convict."        Related StoriesJohnny Depp Allegedly Spent $3M to Blast Hunter S. Thompson Out of a CannonUpdate: Neil Armstrong's Hair Is Still for SaleWhat's Up With the “Trump…
  • Jul 20

    They’re Brawling Again in Taiwan’s Parliament

    They’re Brawling Again in Taiwan’s Parliament
    Over infrastructure, of all things.        Related StoriesIn New Hampshire, Pregnant Women No Longer Allowed to Kill With ImpunityIdaho May Legalize Dachshund RacingBill Urges Texans to Use Correct Flag…
  • Jul 18

    I NEEDED THIS PAGE

    I NEEDED THIS PAGE
    A creative solution to a common briefing dilemma.        Related StoriesPresident's Attorney Threatens Cartoonist for Using His “Rights-Protected Visage”Police Warn Residents That Buglers…
Rank this Week: 127

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jul 21

    Scholarship Spotlight: Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution (Kaal & Calcaterra)

    Scholarship Spotlight: Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution (Kaal & Calcaterra)
    Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution Wulf A. Kaal (University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law) Craig Calcaterra (Department of Mathematics, Metropolitan State University) Abstract The rapid evolution of anonymous, autonomous, and…
  • Jul 20

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (July 20, 2017)

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (July 20, 2017)
    Top Downloads For: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Recent Top Papers (60 days) As of: 21 May 2017 - 20 Jul 2017 Rank Paper Downloads 1. Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution Wulf A. Kaal and Craig Calcaterra University of St.…
  • Jul 19

    Elvis Guitar Contract Case on Appeal to Eighth Circuit

    Elvis Guitar Contract Case on Appeal to Eighth Circuit
    Half a year ago, I blogged here about dispute about a contract for a guitar used by Elvis Presley during his final 1977 tour. The guitar is currently on display at the National Music Museum (“NMM”), which is affiliated with...
Rank this Week: 128

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 21

    Robinette & Graham on Prosser's Decanal Letter

    Robinette & Graham on Prosser's Decanal Letter
    Kyle Graham and I have posted to SSRN The Prosser Letters: Scholar as Dean. The abstract provides: Examining a previously unexplored trove of letters, this article sheds new light on the thinking and work of William L. Prosser, the past...
  • Jul 20

    Two by Len

    Two by Len
    Jill Lens has posted two pieces to SSRN. First, An Undetectable Constitutional Violation; the abstract provides; In Philip Morris USA v. Williams, the Supreme Court mandated that lower courts implement procedural protections to ensure that…
  • Jul 19

    NE: Court Declines to Adopt Loss of Chance

    NE: Court Declines to Adopt Loss of Chance
    Tom Metier at The Legal Examiner has details.
Rank this Week: 129

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 23

    Grande Produce Linked to Caribeña brand Maradol Papaya Salmonella Outbreak

    Grande Produce Linked to Caribeña brand Maradol Papaya Salmonella Outbreak
    The FDA, CDC, MDH and other state and local officials are investigating Salmonella Kiambu and Salmonella Thompson illnesses linked to Caribeña brand Maradol papayas from Mexico distributed by Grande Produce in San Juan, TX. FDA…
  • Jul 22

    In 2011 Mexican Papayas sickened 106 in US with Salmonella

    In 2011 Mexican Papayas sickened 106 in US with Salmonella
    In 2011, the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collaborated with public health officials in Texas, Illinois, Georgia, and other states to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to…
  • Jul 21

    Papayas Sicken 47 in 12 States with Salmonella

    Papayas Sicken 47 in 12 States with Salmonella
    Illnesses in Iowa, 1, Kentucky, 1, Louisiana, 1, Maryland, 5, Massachusetts, 1, Minnesota, 1, New Jersey, 12, New…
Rank this Week: 130

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Mar 16

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi
    Dear Readers: This is a post I co-wrote with Joe Wallin, who has published the almost identical post here. If you are investing in early stage companies, there are certain deal terms you want. Most you probably know already: if...
  • Mar 11

    A Gift from Congress to Angel

    A Gift from Congress to Angel
    The picture here was taken by Joe Wallin, who was on a panel with me, Gary Kocher of K&L Gates, Tom Alberg of Madrona Ventures, and Dan Rosen of the Alliance of Angels, talking to the Angel Capital Association's NW...
  • Mar 3

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)
    "On a relative basis, issuances claiming the new Rule 506(c) exemption have accounted for only 2.1% of the reported capital raised pursuant to Rule 506 since becoming effective in September 2014." So reads a key finding of a report,…
Rank this Week: 131

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jul 14

    Women, IP law and the panel-gender quota count

    Women, IP law and the panel-gender quota count
    It started with a bit of typical Internet snark between lawyer-mindfulness guru Jeena Cho and your snarky blogger: Go figure:  It ended up being a very interesting discussion, if not...
  • Jul 7

    No respect

    No respect
    Originally posted 2010-09-13 10:50:43. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMore aggressive branding gone bad:  A Singapore cosmetics company has withdrawn a line of makeup based on complaints concerning its whimsical connections...
  • Jul 7

    Likelihood of somniloquy

    Likelihood of somniloquy
    Originally posted 2012-07-01 01:18:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe New York Times: “Trademark is the sleeping giant of intellectual property,” said Paul Goldstein, a professor at the Stanford law school....
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LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 19

    FERC Releases Update on Annova LNG Brownsville Project

    FERC Releases Update on Annova LNG Brownsville Project
    FERC has released an update on its review of the Annova LNG Brownsville export project proposed to be located on the southern bank of the Brownsville Ship Channel at mile marker 8.2, in Cameron County, Texas. The project would include six…
  • Jul 17

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through May 2017

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through May 2017
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG exports and imports for the period January 2017 through May 2017. The data show that, during May, 18 cargoes of domestically produced LNG were shipped from Cheniere…
  • Jul 14

    Article: U.S. LNG Deliveries to the U.K. Likely to be Rare

    Article: U.S. LNG Deliveries to the U.K. Likely to be Rare
    Platts reports that although a shipment U.S. LNG landed at the United Kingdom’s Isle of Grain last week, additional U.S. LNG shipments to the U.K. are likely to be few because profit margins on U.S. LNG are higher in other markets,…
Rank this Week: 133

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 134

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 24

    First Antarctic Wedding

    First Antarctic Wedding
    From BBC News: Tom Sylvester and Julie Baum will tie the knot at the Rothera Research Station on Adelaide Island to the west of the Antarctic Peninsula. The ceremony will take place over the weekend and be performed by station...
  • Jul 23

    Divorce Finance

    Divorce Finance
    From Forbes: Divorce is never easy. It represents the end of a way of life you have known for years. Not only could a divorce wear you out emotionally, it could wear you out financially. Even the wealthiest may not...
  • Jul 22

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence
    From The Los Angeles Times: Two former high-ranking Penn State administrators surrendered Saturday morning to serve jail sentences for how they responded to a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy. Former university Vice…
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