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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 26

    Mediation Works: Should Mandatory Mediation Be Expanded?

    Mediation Works: Should Mandatory Mediation Be Expanded?
    The Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family had the opportunity to survey the participants of the 2014 National Family Law Program in Whistler, BC, a popular and well-attended legal education program that attracts hundreds of…
  • Aug 26

    The Best “People” Resource

    The Best “People” Resource
    Do you have people you can rely to help you when you have an FCIL research question? If yes, great! If no, or even if yes, read on because I’m about to drop some knowledge about which “people resources” are the best and what…
  • Aug 25

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Bakht & Collins on Freedom of Religion and the Preservation of Aboriginal Sacred Site

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Bakht & Collins on Freedom of Religion and the Preservation of Aboriginal Sacred Site
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
Rank this Week: 81

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 25

    Bezemek on Anonymity, Encryption, Free Speech, and Privacy

    Bezemek on Anonymity, Encryption, Free Speech, and Privacy
    Christoph Bezemek, IOER, is publishing Behind a Veil of Obscurity – Anonymity, Encryption, Free Speech and Privacy in the International Journal of Technology, Law, and Policy. Here is the abstract. Anonymous and encrypted communication look…
  • Aug 24

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre
    Sean M. O'Connor, University of Washington School of Law, is publishing Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genres in volume 23 of the George Mason Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. This Essay provides…
  • Aug 23

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art
    Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Fair Use and the Future of Art in volume 91 of the New York University Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Twenty-five years ago, in a seminal article in...
Rank this Week: 109

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 24

    Robert Ciacco (Network 1 Financial) Has Two Regulatory Sanction

    Robert Ciacco (Network 1 Financial) Has Two Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that New York-based Network 1 Financial Securities broker Robert Ciacco Jr. has been the subject of customer complaints and…
  • Aug 24

    Matthew Lilleberg Has Unauthorized Trading Complaint

    Matthew Lilleberg Has Unauthorized Trading Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Minnesota-based Moloney Securities broker/adviser Matthew Lilleberg has been the subject of customer complaints. The…
  • Aug 23

    William Lellyett (Raymond James) Has Customer Complaint

    William Lellyett (Raymond James) Has Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Georgia-based Raymond James & Associates broker/adviser William Lellyett, Jr. has been the subject of several…
Rank this Week: 96

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 86

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 79

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Aug 23

    I Sing of MAARS and a Robot

    I Sing of MAARS and a Robot
    by Chris Borgen by Chris Borgen Defense One points to a news story in the Baghdad Post that the Iraqi Security Forces may be preparing to deploy a ground-combat robot: Loosely dubbed Alrobot — Arabic for robot — it has four…
  • Aug 22

    BDS Means Showing Disdain for Israeli Athletes?

    BDS Means Showing Disdain for Israeli Athletes?
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller As regular readers know, although I’m opposed to academic BDS, I fully support its economic incarnation. Which is why I find stories like this both depressing and infuriating: “I have…
  • Aug 22

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, August 22, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, August 22, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa A military court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has begun the trial of 215…
Rank this Week: 95

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Equity Compensation: Not Just for CEOs Anymore

    Equity Compensation: Not Just for CEOs Anymore
    Equity compensation, also known as a stock award, is a form of non-cash compensation that represents ownership in a company.  If the company does well and the value of its stock goes up, the future value of the stock award could be…
  • Jul 27

    Equity Compensation: Not Just for CEOs Anymore

    Equity Compensation: Not Just for CEOs Anymore
    Equity compensation, also known as a stock award, is a form of non-cash compensation that represents ownership in a company.  If the company does well and the value of its stock goes up, the future value of the stock award could be…
  • Jul 8

    Broker Obligations When Selling Municipal Bond

    Broker Obligations When Selling Municipal Bond
    Many brokers and customers mistakenly believe that municipal bonds are always a “safe” place to be.  The recent debacle in Puerto Rico proves this is not the case. The law imposes special obligations upon brokers who sell…
Rank this Week: 84

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Listeria Recall: Lemongrass Basil Chicken Entrée

    Listeria Recall: Lemongrass Basil Chicken Entrée
    Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc., a New Oxford, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 42 pounds of Lemongrass Basil Chicken entrées that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department... Continue Reading
  • May 3

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable
    Since March 2016, CDC has been collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes... Continue Reading
  • Apr 1

    Listeria on Broccoli?

    Listeria on Broccoli?
    Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of Frozen Broccoli Cuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 89

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jun 6

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?
    You’d have to be drunk or stoned to take a cab to a bank robbery and to have it wait for you while you did the deed, right? Right! This gent was drunk!  As reported by The Tallahassee Democrat: Stanley Geddie arrived by taxicab and…
  • Jun 2

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk
    Dude, it’s not your money. Was it worth risking your life? Okay, don’t answer that since you look pretty good right now. How good would you have looked with a hole in your head? Seriously, just hand over the money. Even if you get…
  • May 30

    Can You Get Kicked Out Of Heaven?

    Can You Get Kicked Out Of Heaven?
    Forget about the other circumstances surrounding this man’s detention. It must have been obvious to the officers that something was amiss when the man said he was told to leave heaven. As reported by The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg,…
Rank this Week: 78

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Jun 2

    California child support calculators and guideline

    California child support calculators and guideline
    Calculating guideline child support in California is, for the most part, a standardized procedure, but it can be difficult, drawn-out and a bit confusing. In an effort to simplify matters, this is an overview of how guideline child support is…
  • Mar 1

    Real California Divorce Papers – FREE

    Real California Divorce Papers – FREE
    Read California divorce papers written by trial lawyers paid up to $700 hourly to prepare in Legal Separation and Dissolution of Marriage cases filed in the Superior Court of California in Marin, Napa, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Contra…
  • Feb 22

    How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download

    How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download
    Register now Free to Download this poster The post How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download appeared first on Helene L Taylor.
Rank this Week: 99

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

The evidence blog of Professor Peter Tillers of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

http://tillerstillers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment
    Ian Sample, Study delivers bleak verdict on validity of psychology experiment results The Guardian (August 27, 2015) &&& The dynamic evidence page Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan
  • Aug 26

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial
    Wishful thinking pervades discussions of the evidentiary use of both racial profiling and "gangsta rap" in criminal investigations and trials. Compare, e.g., Holmes v. State,  306 P.3d 415  (2013) (gangsta rap lyrics held…
  • Aug 13

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the…

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the reasons character evidence is excluded is that such evidence 'violates a social commitment to the thesis that each person remains mentally free and autonomous at every point in [his] life.'" Andrew…
Rank this Week: 106

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: 103

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 83

Julie's Wills & Estate Planning…

Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog

Covers estate planning and probate. By Julie Garber.

http://wills.about.com/
  • May 31

    Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog Becomes Common Sense Estate Planning Blog

    Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog Becomes Common Sense Estate Planning Blog
    Listen up Wills & Estate Planning Blog readers - my blog has moved to a new location with a new name: Common Sense Estate Planning Blog. My About.com blogs aren't going away, they're just being transitioned into articles that will still…
  • May 27

    Why Does it Take So Long to Receive Your Inheritance?

    Why Does it Take So Long to Receive Your Inheritance?
    For certain beneficiaries of an estate or trust (you know who you are), the first question they want answered is when they can expect to receive their inheritance - cash is preferred, but a check will do just fine, thank you. What these…
  • May 21

    Does Your Child Need a Discretionary Lifetime Trust?

    Does Your Child Need a Discretionary Lifetime Trust?
    One of my roles as a former estate planning attorney and current trust officer for a private bank is to insure that my clients' estate plans meet their ever-changing estate planning goals. One question that private bank clients bring up on a…
Rank this Week: 100

Health Law Blog

Health Law Blog

By Tom Mayo.

http://healthlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    American University's 7th annual Health Law & Policy Summer Institute

    American University's 7th annual Health Law & Policy Summer Institute
    From Matthew W. Pierce, Associate Director of American University's Health Law & Justice Program, comes an announcement about the school's upcoming Health Law & Policy Summer Institute: “American University Washington College…
  • Mar 21

    It's obviously been

    It's obviously been
    It's obviously been a while since I posted to this blog. Between directing an ethics center and maintaining a pretty heavy teaching and consulting load, the blog simply took a back seat to more pressing concerns. Since September 2009, a lot…
  • Sep 27

    Dallas Morning News' excellent series on health care costs (and other things that matter)

    Dallas Morning News' excellent series on health care costs (and other things that matter)
    Hooray to the Dallas Morning News for its week-long series on health care and the systemic issues that have contributed to the crisis we are now in. Free registration may be required to view all of these articles. . . .Sun., 9/27: High…
Rank this Week: 112

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 102

George's Employment Blawg

George's Employment Blawg

Features news, analysis and comments on labor & employment law, human resources, and other work-related topics. By George Lenard.

http://www.employmentblawg.com
  • Apr 25

    5 Resume Writing Tips to Help Veterans Land Civilian Job

    5 Resume Writing Tips to Help Veterans Land Civilian Job
    While many civilian employers claim a commitment to hiring veterans, knowledge gaps and unfair assumptions can cause civilians to overlook qualified vets. For example, 61 percent of civilian employers say they do not understand how military…
  • Nov 7

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Sep 10

    How to Use a Phone Interview to Build Rapport and Win the Job

    How to Use a Phone Interview to Build Rapport and Win the Job
    embaPub="6e3197aae95c2ff8fcab35cb730f6a86";Introduction As a job applicant notified of a phone interview, you have just survived the culling of the herd by resume screeners, taking you one step closer to your goal of a job offer. It is…
Rank this Week: 97

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 94

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 77

Paralegal Hell

Paralegal Hell

http://paralegalhell.com/
  • Dec 22

    Happy Holiday

    Happy Holiday
    Happy Holidays everyone!  I am hoping to start blogging again soon, once we finish unpacking. Until then, enjoy this holiday poem.  Mrs. Roudolph is pissed.  Enjoy! Dear Husband, It is time that I must have my say, I’ve taken your shit…
  • Dec 9

    Christmas Came Early This Year

    Christmas Came Early This Year
                    Yesterday was a glorious day.  Apparently, my two boys stayed up late the night before and conspired for the both of them to go bat shit crazy at school “just for fun” on the same fucking day. Here is the…
  • Dec 6

    Christmas List 2011

    Christmas List 2011
                          Due to HSF and I buying a house, the cost of the move, etc. we sat our kids down and explained to them that Christmas is NOT going to be very big this year.  We suggested that they each pick four things that…
Rank this Week: 82

Lawgarithms

Lawgarithms

Issue-spotting the Live Web. Covers blogging, copyright, licenses, privacy, software, syndication and more. By Denise Howell.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/howell/
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Stop the security line, I want to get off. And I’m taking my kid with me.
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Time was when having "the talk" with your kids meant the birds and the bees. Nowadays parents also have to be ready to explain shoe- and underwear-bombers, molotov toothpaste, and the touchy-feely TSA.
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Time was when having "the talk" with your kids meant the birds and the bees. Nowadays parents also have to be ready to explain shoe- and underwear-bombers, molotov toothpaste, and the touchy-feely TSA.
Rank this Week: 87

Appellate Law & Practice

Appellate Law & Practice

Covers appellate law and advocacy.

http://appellate.typepad.com/appellate/
  • Dec 10

    Giving it up.

    Giving it up.
     I am going to be discontinuing my participation in this blog in the next week or so.  If you want someone to blame, blame 1) non-lawyers; 2) furries; and 3) the victims rights/tort reform industry. 
  • Dec 8

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client
     US Securities & Exch v. Tambone, No. 07-1384. This is a close case. On the one hand, the government is bringing an enforcement action regarding misleading prospectuses to sell mutual funds. On the other hand, the defendants are represented…
  • Dec 8

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.
    US v. Hebshie, 07-2339 (12/4/08). This is a federal arson case. As you know, the framers of the constitution really envisioned the federal government prosecuting insurance fraud (or, as they say, “mail fraud”). The first says that pretty…
Rank this Week: 90

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 162

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Do passive hosting providers commit acts of communication to the public in relation to third-party content?

    Do passive hosting providers commit acts of communication to the public in relation to third-party content?
    Still on the leaked IA ...This may not be just a good exam question for undergraduate IP law students [note to self: something for next year], but also lawyers and policy-makers currently discussing EU copyright…
  • Aug 26

    The branding and rebranding of infidelity

    The branding and rebranding of infidelity
    How far can rebranding take a company after it has experienced a serious challenge to its brand, especially when your branded service is infidelity. If you are Avid Life Media, Inc., the answer may not be encouraging. Kat readers may not…
  • Aug 26

    Is hosting providers' safe harbour the real problem of copyright owners? A new article

    Is hosting providers' safe harbour the real problem of copyright owners? A new article
    Finding a safe harbour?A mission that can waitThe Ecommerce Directive envisages a number of immunities (known as safe harbours) that shield internet service providers (ISPs) from liability for third-party content that they transmit, cache or…
Rank this Week: 194

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Aug 27

    Prison Nursing Home

    Prison Nursing Home
    WSAZ reported on an interesting proposal for a prison nursing home.   More than 200 jobs could be created if the prison nursing home moves forward.  The skilled nursing facility would cater to ill, end-of-life…
  • Aug 26

    Short Staffing = Loss of Dignity

    Short Staffing = Loss of Dignity
    Hilda Casey has lived at Rosemary Heights Seniors Village for the last eight months.  Her family is speaking out about the neglect their mother suffers particularly in the evenings when there are fewer staff.  The neglect includes…
  • Aug 25

    Nebraska Arbitration Decision on Non-Signatorie

    Nebraska Arbitration Decision on Non-Signatorie
    Nora A. Valenza-Frost from Carlton Fields had an interesting article on a recent Nebreska decision Applied Underwriters, Inc. v. Top’s Personnel, Inc., 8:15CV90 (USDC D. Neb. May 26, 2016), recommendation adopted (June 16, 2016) that…
Rank this Week: 122

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 26

    Listeria prompts recall of fresh-cut vegetables in 9 state

    Listeria prompts recall of fresh-cut vegetables in 9 state
    A Texas company is recalling 30,000 cases of fresh-cut vegetable products from eight retail chains — including Wal-Mart, QuikTrip and Publix — after a random sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Country Fresh LLC of…
  • Aug 26

    Possible pasteurization failure prompts cottage cheese warning

    Possible pasteurization failure prompts cottage cheese warning
    Wisconsin officials are warning of a possible pasteurization failure and advising the public to not eat a specific lot of cottage cheese made by Westby Cooperative Creamery. The consumer alert is for 4 percent cottage cheese from the…
  • Aug 26

    Activists seek tighter slaughter standards for chickens, turkey

    Activists seek tighter slaughter standards for chickens, turkey
    The Obama administration once again made history for animals when it closed a major loophole in federal livestock regulations last month. It finalized a new rule that bans the slaughter of “downed” calves – those who are too…
Rank this Week: 174

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 148

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    No rampant crime wave resulted from massive decriminalization of Texas juvenile life

    No rampant crime wave resulted from massive decriminalization of Texas juvenile life
    Grits focuses mostly on the adult justice system, which in Texas still has the largest prison population in the nation, so it's sometimes easy to lose hope. But with school restarting this week, it struck Grits that there's a resonant, unrung…
  • Aug 25

    DOJ should intervene in Harris Co. bail litigation, and other brief note

    DOJ should intervene in Harris Co. bail litigation, and other brief note
    Here's a quick roundup of items which merit Grits readers attention even if they haven't made it into independent posts:The Houston Chronicle's Mike Ward explained to KUT "Why Texas could close even more prisons."A fine for an offense which…
  • Aug 24

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable
    The missus has been volunteering this year with the Austin Justice Coalition, and I really liked their recently announced agenda on police accountability, which included proposals to:Improve Austin PD's use of force policy (or in APD's…
Rank this Week: 141

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 26

    Proceeding With An Uncontested Divorce

    Proceeding With An Uncontested Divorce
    Question: My spouse and I agree on all the terms of our divorce and just need some help in filing the proper paperwork. What steps do we need to take next? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give…
  • Aug 24

    DadsDivorce Live: The Factors In Divorce Decision

    DadsDivorce Live: The Factors In Divorce Decision
    Although there are numerous reasons couples decide to divorce, there are certain factors that tend to lead to marital breakdowns more than others.  Kelly Roberts, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of North…
  • Aug 23

    Researchers Discover Divorce Spikes After Vacation Season

    Researchers Discover Divorce Spikes After Vacation Season
    It is commonly believed that January is “divorce month,” but a new study indicates March and August are the months that receive the most divorce filings. University of Washington sociology professor Julie Brines and doctoral…
Rank this Week: 184

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: 163

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: 142

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Denial of Zoning Variance To Yeshiva Violates RLUIPA

    Denial of Zoning Variance To Yeshiva Violates RLUIPA
    In Yeshiva Gedolah Na'os Yaakov v. Township of Ocean NJ, (D NJ, Aug. 25, 2016), a New Jersey federal district court held that that Ocean, New Jersey's Zoning Board of Adjustment violated RLUIPA when it denied a use variance to allow…
  • Aug 26

    Top French Court Invalidates Burkini Ban

    Top French Court Invalidates Burkini Ban
    France's top administrative court-- the Council of State-- today overturned the ban on burkini swim suits imposed by the town of Villeneuve-Loubet.  According to France 24, the court ruled that restrictions on individual liberties…
  • Aug 26

    Canadian Mounties Approve Hijab As Optional Uniform Choice

    Canadian Mounties Approve Hijab As Optional Uniform Choice
    Global News reported this week that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has approved the hijab as a uniform option to encourage Muslim women to consider the RCMP as a career option.  Three types of hijabs were tested before…
Rank this Week: 158

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Aug 26

    Supreme Court Clerk Frank McGuire is retiring

    Supreme Court Clerk Frank McGuire is retiring
    Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced today that Frank McGuire is retiring as Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court of California, effective at the end of next month.  McGuire has been in that position for over four…
  • Aug 26

    Jurisdiction, reimbursable mandate opinions filing Monday

    Jurisdiction, reimbursable mandate opinions filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinions in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court and Department of Finance v. Commission on State Mandates, which were both argued on the June calendar. Bristol-Myers is expected to…
  • Aug 25

    Supreme Court announces second September calendar — in San Diego.

    Supreme Court announces second September calendar — in San Diego.
    May is usually the only month during which the Supreme Court has two separate oral argument sessions.  This year, however, the court will be hearing arguments at the beginning and, it announced today, also at the end of next month. …
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Aug 26

    Study: California Car Insurance Spikes $1,500/Year for Driving Under Influence of Marijuana

    Study: California Car Insurance Spikes $1,500/Year for Driving Under Influence of Marijuana
    When it comes to drunk driving, the laws are fairly uniform from state-to-state. There may be some variation in penalties, including the amount of the fine or the length of possible jail time. Some states require ignition interlocks after a…
  • Aug 24

    FDA: Liquid Marijuana Synthetic Approved for Cancer, AIDS Patient

    FDA: Liquid Marijuana Synthetic Approved for Cancer, AIDS Patient
    Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) quietly approved a drug called Syndros, which is a synthetic form of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Its use is limited to patients who are suffering from AIDS and cancer.…
  • Aug 22

    Obama Frees Record 214 Federal Drug War Prisoners, More Work Left to Do

    Obama Frees Record 214 Federal Drug War Prisoners, More Work Left to Do
    Recently, President Obama commuted the sentences of a record 214 federal inmates, which was the largest single-day commutations grant in our national history. It means the total number of presidential commutations the president has issued is…
Rank this Week: 145

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/
  • Aug 26

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce
    Financial regulations issued and enforced by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) affect the public by setting the level of investor protection available. If things go awry, FINRA regulation also governs the rights the public…
  • Aug 25

    More on the University Chicago letter

    More on the University Chicago letter
    A few additional points to Rick's post, on the letter from the University of Chicago on trigger warnings and safe spaces. First, as I said in a comment on Rick's post, I always have understood trigger warnings as featuring an opt-out on top…
  • Aug 25

    The University of Chicago letter regarding "free exchange of ideas"

    The University of Chicago letter regarding "free exchange of ideas"
    You can see here (and all over the interwebs) a letter from the Dean of Students at the University of Chicago to that university's incoming first-year students. I wonder, have any law schools sent similar letters (or, letters covering the…
Rank this Week: 181

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: 173

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Aug 26

    A Big Win in the Fight Against Partisan Gerrymandering

    A Big Win in the Fight Against Partisan Gerrymandering
    Thomas Wolf, Counsel, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law*This post originally appeared on the Brennan Center for Justice website. Partisan gerrymandering has long befuddled the courts. Although judges have…
  • Aug 24

    LegalEyes For August 24, 2016

    LegalEyes For August 24, 2016
    By Kevin Battersby WitenoffJulie Ebenstein at the ACLU Blog reports a federal court held the system currently in place for electing school board members in Ferguson, Mo. violates the Voting Rights Act and systematically disadvantages…
  • Aug 17

    LegalEyes For August 17, 2016

    LegalEyes For August 17, 2016
    By Kevin Battersby WitenoffIn The Hill, Melissa Boteach and Rebecca Vallas advocate to reform TANF and expound upon the necessity to improve other social welfare programs.The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of…
Rank this Week: 117

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 164

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Ombuds Blog Poll: IOA Bylaws Change

    Ombuds Blog Poll: IOA Bylaws Change
    On September 29, 2016, the Board of the International Ombudsman Association will convene a special meeting for members to vote on changes that would: 1. Change IOA's membership categories; and 2. Restructure the eligibility for the IOA Board…
  • Aug 25

    ENOHE Convenes First Webinar

    ENOHE Convenes First Webinar
    The European Network of Ombudsmen in Higher Education will offer a virtual meeting on September 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm BST. The event is an opportunity to discuss and explore ideas with colleagues from across the ENOHE network on topics that are…
  • Aug 25

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts to Create Ombuds Program

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts to Create Ombuds Program
    The public arts conservatory in Winston-Salem is setting up an Ombuds Office for faculty, staff, and administrators. An all-faculty meeting on August 31 will review a proposed charter and select faculty representatives for a search…
Rank this Week: 132

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 198

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Aug 25

    Podrían dar cuatro años de cárcel a quien quemó a cabra navideña en Suecia

    Podrían dar cuatro años de cárcel a quien quemó a cabra navideña en Suecia
    El responsable de haber incendiado la cabra navideña de la ciudad sueca de Gävle, podría ser sentenciado no solo a reparar los daños que su acto produjo a la ciudad, sino a cuatro años de prisión por el…
  • Aug 25

    Chivas TV en el ojo del huracán

    Chivas TV en el ojo del huracán
    Las transmisiones por streaming de los partidos de fútbol del equipo Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V., a través de su plataforma Chivas TV, ha estado rodeado de controversia desde su lanzamiento a finales de junio.
  • Aug 25

    Región de Dinamarca establecerá programa de prueba sobre marihuana medicinal

    Región de Dinamarca establecerá programa de prueba sobre marihuana medicinal
    Este martes, el Consejo de la Región del Sur de Dinamarca aprobó un plan que permite otorgar financiamiento para iniciar un programa de prueba sobre el uso de la marihuana medicinal, lo que podría convertir a ese estado…
Rank this Week: 151

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 138

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 124

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Aug 25

    The Mind on Trial

    The Mind on Trial
    Susanna Blumenthal’s impressive Law and the Modern Mind:  Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture, offers an important reconceptualization of the legal history of responsibility as it played out in nineteenth…
  • Aug 25

    Honoring a Civil Rights Pioneer

    Honoring a Civil Rights Pioneer
    I wanted to link to this op-ed by my friend Amanda Tyler on Mitsuye Endo, one of the plaintiffs who challenged the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
  • Aug 25

    Vergara and the Future of Liberal Constitutionalism

    Vergara and the Future of Liberal Constitutionalism
    The other day the California Supreme Court decided not to grant review in Vergara v. California, which raised the issue of whether state law regarding teaching tenure violates the equal protection rights of students (basically, by…
Rank this Week: 143

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 25

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Amanda Tyler writes for The Sacramento Bee, August 25, 2016 In a petition for a writ of habeas corpus, Endo challenged the internment policy as unconstitutional, correctly arguing that the government had no general authority to…
  • Aug 23

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web
    Christopher Hoofnagle quoted by IEEE Spectrum, August 23, 2016 “It’s not so much that I would invest a lot of confidence in the idea that there were X number of trackers on any given site,” Hoofnagle says of the University…
  • Aug 23

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, August 23, 2016 Several such clawback cases over buyouts that were hammered out in the years before the financial crisis but later failed have resulted in thousands of shareholders now…
Rank this Week: 133