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Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    A bit of Rive Gauche….

    A bit of Rive Gauche….
    “Show me a young Conservative and I’ll show you someone with no heart. Show me an old Liberal and I’ll show you someone with no brains.” Winston Churchill Churchill’s quote always raises a wry smile. I will be…
  • Jul 30

    Legal training course on Social Enterprise and Impact Investing

    Legal training course on Social Enterprise and Impact Investing
    Join the team at TrustLaw on 22 & 23 September for a legal training course on Social Enterprise and Impact Investing. The CPD accredited course will cover topics ranging from structuring options and legal challenges for social…
  • Jul 28

    Tweet du Jour….

    Tweet du Jour….
Rank this Week: 133

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Jul 31

    Savile estate cash ‘to go to lawyers, not victims’ – BBC New

    Savile estate cash ‘to go to lawyers, not victims’ – BBC New
    ‘A charity set up by Jimmy Savile has warned a compensation scheme for the sex abuser’s victims could result in millions being paid in lawyers’ fees.’ Full story BBC News, 31st July 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Jul 31

    Barristers can be fearless, but they must keep to the rules – The Guardian

    Barristers can be fearless, but they must keep to the rules – The Guardian
    ‘How fearless can a barrister afford to be when representing a defendant at a criminal trial? That was the question I asked here exactly six months ago. The answer, we learned this week, is not as fearless as Lawrence McNulty was when…
  • Jul 31

    ‘Toilet phone’ teacher Andrew Eades gets life ban – BBC New

    ‘Toilet phone’ teacher Andrew Eades gets life ban – BBC New
    ‘A teacher who set his mobile phone to record in a secondary school’s toilets has been banned from the profession for life.’ Full story BBC News, 31st July 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 3

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

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

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Jul 31

    At Least 3 Dead in Leon County Accident

    At Least 3 Dead in Leon County Accident
    A fatal accident on westbound I-10 in Leon County on Tuesday has resulted in at least three deaths. The crash was caused by a car crossing the median and striking a semi.
  • Jul 31

    One Man Injured in Houston, Mo. Accident

    One Man Injured in Houston, Mo. Accident
    A two-vehicle accident outside of Houston, Mo. on Tuesday evening has left one man with serious injuries. Police say the accident happened while a driver attempted to pass another car.
  • Jul 31

    Philips Lighting Light Glass Lenses Recalled - Laceration Hazard

    Philips Lighting Light Glass Lenses Recalled - Laceration Hazard
    Recently Philips Lightning issued a recall for about 7,500 units of "Lightolier" decorative glass due to a potential laceration hazard if the the lens breaks.
Rank this Week: 308

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Anybody who was paying attention at the…

    Anybody who was paying attention at the time knew that the national media-- and particularly the New York Times-- was in the tank with the Bush Administration. The fact that Jill Abramson is now admitting it should be enough to keep something…
  • Jul 29

    Excellent Christgau interview, and…

    Excellent Christgau interview, and excellent news: he is publishing a memoir
  • Jul 28

    It appears that the narrative about the…

    It appears that the narrative about the Republican Party's prospective Presidential field is going to be what a bunch of intellectuals they all are. As a rule, by the time the New York Times gets a hold of an idea it is already established…
Rank this Week: 205

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 31

    Injunction Math: Acceleration and the Incredible Shrinking Payment Percentage

    Injunction Math: Acceleration and the Incredible Shrinking Payment Percentage
    If some or all of Argentina's Exchange Bond holders accelerate their bonds after last night's default, the amount Argentina owes NML et al. under the terms of Judge Griesa's injunction could plummet. Here is the relevant language: Such…
  • Jul 30

    It Depends, Argentina Edition

    It Depends, Argentina Edition
    The phrase "it depends" was invented 130 year ago by a small group of drunk lawyers from London and New York for the sole purpose of annoying first-year law students, nonlawyers, and people from civil law jurisdictions. Like all…
  • Jul 30

    Small-Dollar Loans to Servicemembers, the Electronics Version (or an Easy Way to Get Around the Military Lending Act)

    Small-Dollar Loans to Servicemembers, the Electronics Version (or an Easy Way to Get Around the Military Lending Act)
    Yesterday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, along with 13 state attorneys general (including from my new home state of Indiana), announced a $92 million settlement and issued an enforcement action against Colfax Capital Corporation…
Rank this Week: 138

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    An Anonymous Tip of Drug Activity is Not Sufficient for a Search of a Residence in Florida

    An Anonymous Tip of Drug Activity is Not Sufficient for a Search of a Residence in Florida
    If the police want to search a house for drugs or other evidence of criminal activity, there are two primary ways they can do that. One, depending on how the the property is situated, the police can usually walk up to the front door, knock…
  • Jul 28

    Police in Florida Cannot Grab Suspect Without Reasonable Suspicion of Criminal Activity

    Police in Florida Cannot Grab Suspect Without Reasonable Suspicion of Criminal Activity
    The Constitution protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures in Florida. What constitutes a search and/or seizure is not always obvious. For instance, if the police pull you over while driving, that is clearly a seizure under…
  • Jul 25

    Florida City Noise Ordinance Found to be Unconstitutional

    Florida City Noise Ordinance Found to be Unconstitutional
    Ocala, Florida, a city near Jacksonville, Florida, enacted a city ordinance that prohibited "unnecessary or disturbing noises". Normally, this comes up when a person is playing loud music in his/her vehicle. An individual was cited in…
Rank this Week: 834

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 31

    More potent reviews of criminal justice data via the Washington Post's Wonkblog

    More potent reviews of criminal justice data via the Washington Post's Wonkblog
    In this post last week, titled " "There’s little evidence that fewer prisoners means more crime," I made much of some recent postings on the Washington Post Wonkblog and suggested that sentencing fans ought to make a habit of…
  • Jul 31

    Making a libertarian case for "Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die"

    Making a libertarian case for "Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die"
    The title of this post is drawn from the headline of this notable new commentary by Nick Gillespie at The Daily Beast. Here are excerpts: As a libertarian, I’m not surprised that the state is so incompetent that it can’t...
  • Jul 31

    Sixth Circuit panel finds one-day prison sentence unreasonable for white-collar defendant

    Sixth Circuit panel finds one-day prison sentence unreasonable for white-collar defendant
    The Sixth Circuit today has reinforced its reputation as one of the circuits most likely to declare a below-guideline sentence unreasonable with a unanimous panel ruling in US v. Musgrave, No. 13-3872 (6th Cir. July 31, 2014) (available…
Rank this Week: 151

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

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

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
  • Jul 31

    Is The EEOC’s Role To Enforce The Law, Or Make New Law?

    Is The EEOC’s Role To Enforce The Law, Or Make New Law?
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Today I had the privilege of attending the 6th Annual Forum on Defending Employment Discrimination Litigation hosted by the American Conference Institute in New York, New York (I spoke on defense strategies for…
  • Jul 23

    The Need For Vigilance: The EEOC Comes Back For A Second Bite Of An Employer After A Settlement

    The Need For Vigilance: The EEOC Comes Back For A Second Bite Of An Employer After A Settlement
    By Chris DeGroff and Brian Wong In the world of EEOC systemic enforcement, court-imposed injunctive relief accompanies nearly every settlement of Title VII claims. The parties memorialize this relief in the form of a consent decree to be…
  • Jul 22

    Iowa Supreme Court Dismisses Long-Fought Race Discrimination Class Action

    Iowa Supreme Court Dismisses Long-Fought Race Discrimination Class Action
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Gina R. Merrill It is a truism that complex litigation often becomes a battle of the experts, and this applies with full force to class action employment discrimination cases. Skilled counsel will anticipate this…
Rank this Week: 221

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Jul 31

    How a Few Prisons are Turning Their Inmates into Human Guinea Pig

    How a Few Prisons are Turning Their Inmates into Human Guinea Pig
    Recently the State of Arizona held what may arguably be considered the most botched execution to ever take place in the United States. On July 23, the execution of convicted murderer Joseph Wood lasted nearly two hours after Arizona’s…
  • Jul 30

    Impeachable Source

    Impeachable Source
    Ever since renowned constitutional scholar Sarah Palin issue a clarion call a couple weeks back declaring that the time has come to impeach President Obama, Republicans have been giddily bandying the idea about, with one poll finding that 2/3…
  • Jul 29

    Rules, Comments and Dingos? Net-Neutrality Debate Draws 1 Million Comment

    Rules, Comments and Dingos? Net-Neutrality Debate Draws 1 Million Comment
    The last few months have been a wild ride in the ongoing debate over how quickly season 3 of House of Cards will stream into our homes when it is released next year. Will the incredibly dark work of Frank Underwood get to take the “fast…
Rank this Week: 672

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: 310

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jul 31

    Argentina Debt Issues and WTO Obligation

    Argentina Debt Issues and WTO Obligation
    I'm a little late to the party on the most recent Argentine debt crisis. I hadn't been paying much attention, but someone asked me to speak about it at a conference in October, so I thought I better try to...
  • Jul 30

    Arvind Subramanian on India, TFA, and Food Security

    Arvind Subramanian on India, TFA, and Food Security
    Arvind Subramanian has always been one of my favorite trade commentators. Whatever topic he takes on, he has great insights. This short piece he wrote on the current WTO trade facilitation/food security issue with India is no exception. He…
  • Jul 30

    WTO Law Mooting

    WTO Law Mooting
    From Gujarat National Law University: Gujarat National Law University, one of India's premiere law schools, is proud to announce the 7th Edition of its flagship event, The GNLU INTERNATIONAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION. (GIMC 2015) GIMC is one of…
Rank this Week: 246

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    The Dayton DUI Blog Gets Recognition

    The Dayton DUI Blog Gets Recognition
    This very Dayton DUI blog has received inclusion in the LawBlogs.net collection of prestigious legal blogs.  At LawBlogs.net they have collected blogs that deal with almost every conceivable area of law.  It is well organized and…
  • Jul 30

    Vehicle Forfeiture: Where Does The Money Go?

    Vehicle Forfeiture: Where Does The Money Go?
    Have you ever wondered where the money goes following a vehicle forfeiture? Does your police agency have some really cool sports cars, tricked out SUVs or ruggedly expensive off-road vehicles?  Chances are they got it via Ohio’s…
  • Jul 28

    Methods for Obtaining A Test Under Ohio’s Implied Consent Law

    Methods for Obtaining A Test Under Ohio’s Implied Consent Law
        When you drive on Ohio’s roadways you are assumed to have consented to a search of your blood, breath, plasma or urine if you are arrested pursuant to the Ohio Drunk Driving statute, R.C. 4511.19(A) or R.C. 4511.19(B).…
Rank this Week: 293

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 417

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Columnist @ArizonaLaw Susie Salmon schools lawyers, editor on legal writing

    Columnist @ArizonaLaw Susie Salmon schools lawyers, editor on legal writing
    Color me nostalgic, but this week I’m offering a few great pieces of content from the departing issue of Arizona Attorney Magazine—in case you missed it. Today. I point you to our new-ish column on legal writing. Wisely enough,…
  • Jul 30

    100 years of service marks @maricopabar history

    100 years of service marks @maricopabar history
    This week, I’m sharing some Arizona Attorney content that may have slipped by you unnoticed. As we are about to launch the September issue, I wanted to be sure you saw a few items that I think are significant. (Yesterday, I mentioned a…
  • Jul 29

    Civil verdicts list offers great trial lawyer research

    Civil verdicts list offers great trial lawyer research
    As July rushes headlong to a close, I offer suggestions for two pieces from the June Arizona Attorney Magazine, before it recedes into memory. The first is related to a decade-long favorite feature article: our annual roundup of the…
Rank this Week: 365

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Pre-Law Launch

    Pre-Law Launch
    With the launch of Ms. JD's Prelaw Prep Guide earlier this summer, Ms. JD recognizes that the pipeline of women in the legal profession stretches back beyond law school. As undergraduate and young professional women face…
  • Jul 28

    Key Tips for Writing the Law School Resume

    Key Tips for Writing the Law School Resume
    Turning in a boring, generic resume with your law school application will do nothing to improve your chances for admission. But show admissions officers a well-written, concise and engaging resume, and they will not only be impressed, they…
  • Jul 24

    Ms JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending July 25, 2014

    Ms JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending July 25, 2014
    A sobering report this week revealed women and minorities who promote diversity in the workplace get consistently lower performance ratings. The Wall Street Journal and Business News Daily covered the study in detail. Yet, we see time and…
Rank this Week: 180

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Jul 31

    BANKRUPTCY TRAP: Divorce after Bankruptcy

    BANKRUPTCY TRAP: Divorce after Bankruptcy
    As one court put it, “Neither knaves nor fools should be representing debtors who need legal assistance.” Bankruptcy law is not for the inexperienced, imprudent, or unprepared. Take, for example, a very common situation: divorce…
  • Jul 30

    What's in a Name?

    What's in a Name?
     A bankruptcy case is part lawsuit, part financial accounting. Before filing bankruptcy, the debtor must make a good faith effort to account for and disclose all of his creditors and debts; monthly income and expenses; and describe and…
  • Jul 29

    BANKRUPTCY TRICK: Filing Stale Claim May Violate FDCPA

    BANKRUPTCY TRICK: Filing Stale Claim May Violate FDCPA
    The Eleventh Circuit recently held that a third party debt collector is liable for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) when it files a proof of claim in a bankruptcy case that is barred by a state statute of limitations.…
Rank this Week: 609

New Jersey Law Blog

New Jersey Law Blog

Covers ADR, bankruptcy, business, family law, employment, intellectual property, real estate, estate planning and more. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Stark & Stark Featured as a Firm Entrenched in Princeton Seeing Practice Areas Grow

    Stark & Stark Featured as a Firm Entrenched in Princeton Seeing Practice Areas Grow
    Stark & Stark was featured in the New Jersey Law Journal article, “Firms Entrenched in Princeton Seeing Practice Areas Grow,” which was published on July 28, 2014. The article discusses how Princeton, New Jersey is still an…
  • Jul 29

    Divorce Trials Necessary After Unproductive Settlement Effort

    Divorce Trials Necessary After Unproductive Settlement Effort
    I recently concluded a lengthy divorce trial involving custody and parenting time, division of substantial assets, alimony, child support and other disputed issues. After a series of unproductive settlement efforts, the parties…
  • Jul 29

    New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act does not Apply to Sale of Franchise

    New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act does not Apply to Sale of Franchise
    In last week's blog posting we discussed the recent decision of Yogo Factory Franchising, Inc. v. Edmond Ying, et al., US District Court D. New Jersey 2014), in which the court enforced the arbitration clause contained in the franchise…
Rank this Week: 536

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/
Rank this Week: 185

MARPA Blog

MARPA Blog

Provides news and commentary on the regulations, laws, policies and trends affecting the aircraft parts manufacturing community. From the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.

http://pmaparts.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Want to Sell to the Air Force? Understand their Strategy!

    Want to Sell to the Air Force? Understand their Strategy!
    The U.S. Air Force has published a strategic plan entitled "America's Air Force: A Call to the Future." This 20-page document is required reading for any company that is looking to be a long-term procurement partner for the Air Force.…
  • Jul 28

    MARPA to Discuss Policy with Engine and Propeller Directorate

    MARPA to Discuss Policy with Engine and Propeller Directorate
    MARPA will be “meeting” with the Engine and Propeller Directorate via a telephone conference on August 7, 2014 at 13:00 Eastern Time. Association members are invited to participate. If you are a MARPA member and would like to…
  • Jul 24

    Ensure Your Manufacturing Designees Get Their New Designee Number

    Ensure Your Manufacturing Designees Get Their New Designee Number
    Do you have manufacturing designees in your facility? If so then they should be going through the process of obtaining new designee numbers. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 934

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/
  • Jul 31

    SEALS

    SEALS
    For everyone headed to SEALS on Amelia Island beginning Friday, a reminder of two upcoming events (in addition to everything on the Program): The first MarkelFest!, co-sponsored by PrawfsBlawg and CoOp, on Saturday, August 2, from 8:30-? in…
  • Jul 28

    Bay Area Memorial

    Bay Area Memorial
    Jonathan Simon, Malcolm Feeley, and Ashley Rubin have organized a small Bay Area gathering for Dan's friends at 4:30 p.m., this Wednesday, July 30, at Berkeley Law. You can email Jonathan (jsimon@law.berkeley.edu) or Malcolm…
  • Jul 28

    First MarkelFest! at SEALS

    First MarkelFest! at SEALS
    The first MarkelFest! will be at SEALS this Saturday, August 2, from 8:30-?, in Seaglass Lounge at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Continuing Dan's tradition of blog-sponsored conference get-togethers and now under a new moniker,…
Rank this Week: 15

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Jul 31

    NAMI Offer Help In Difficult Area Of Special Needs Estate Planning

    NAMI Offer Help In Difficult Area Of Special Needs Estate Planning
    In the Oscar-winning 1979 documentary “Best Boy,” director Ira Wohl spent three years filming the life and times of his middle-aged cousin, a New York City man with a developmental disability everyone called Philly, although his…
  • Jul 24

    Proper Estate Planning Can Ease Everyone’s Mind

    Proper Estate Planning Can Ease Everyone’s Mind
    While death is just as inevitable as taxes, dying without being properly prepared is not. Proper estate planning, one that delves into as many contingencies as possible, can provide great comfort to not only the person reaching the end of the…
  • Jul 17

    Planning For Death, Like Estate Planning, Is A Last Gift To Loved One

    Planning For Death, Like Estate Planning, Is A Last Gift To Loved One
    Proper estate planning is like a gift people give to their loved ones and possibly to organizations they wish to include in the disbursement of their holdings. Another gift, one that is much more emotionally charged but equally important, is…
Rank this Week: 691

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Jul 31

    Abstraction in the Commonplace: Alice v. CLS Bank and its Use of Ubiquity to Determine Patent Eligibility

    Abstraction in the Commonplace: Alice v. CLS Bank and its Use of Ubiquity to Determine Patent Eligibility
    A troubling aspect of the analysis in the Alice opinion is the suggestion that an invention, once patent eligible, can become patent ineligible simply based on the passage of time and public adoption. Dialogue in the oral argument as well as…
  • Jul 31

    Nikon Patents: More Accessories, Improved Functionality for Digital Camera

    Nikon Patents: More Accessories, Improved Functionality for Digital Camera
    The patent applications published in recent weeks by the USPTO and assigned to Nikon include a couple of filings pertaining to camera accessories which we explored for today’s column. One of these accessories provides a continuous light…
  • Jul 30

    Congressional Testimony: Lee on USPTO Patent Operation

    Congressional Testimony: Lee on USPTO Patent Operation
    Lee will tell Congress that the USPTO is on pace during FY 2014 to receive nearly 600,000 patent applications, which represents an increase of more than 5% as compared to FY 2013. The PTO backlog of unexamined patent applications is less than…
Rank this Week: 160

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 407

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 31

    Will Blockchains End the Need for Specific Performance? [File this in: The Future]

    Will Blockchains End the Need for Specific Performance? [File this in: The Future]
    An article by Andrew Hinkes at Inside Counsel begins: Imagine a world where specific performance of contracts is no longer a cause of action because the contracts themselves automatically execute the agreement of the parties. Or where escrow…
  • Jul 31

    The Remedies Question Again

    The Remedies Question Again
    When I was a student my contracts teacher was Richard Fielding. He was as Socratic as he could be. I thing the first day he walked in and said: "Mr Harrison, What is my name." Ok, well not that Socratic...
  • Jul 30

    New in Print

    New in Print
    David Crump, Should the Commercial Landlord Have a Duty to Mitigate Damages after the Tenant Abandons? A Legal and Economic Analysis, 49 Wake Forest L. Rev. 187 (2014) Robert W. Emerson, Franchise Contract Interpretation: A Two-Standard…
Rank this Week: 381

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jul 31

    Argentina Defaults (Again) and Issues a Frivolous Threat to Sue the U.S. For Causing the Default

    Argentina Defaults (Again) and Issues a Frivolous Threat to Sue the U.S. For Causing the Default
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku According to Standard & Poor’s, Argentina has defaulted on at least some of its sovereign bonds, after last minute negotiations failed to reach a deal with its holdout bondholders, who had won a…
  • Jul 30

    Guest Post: Israel’s Use of Law and Warnings in Gaza

    Guest Post: Israel’s Use of Law and Warnings in Gaza
    by Janina Dill by Janina Dill [Janina Dill is a Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford.] In the ongoing military campaign ‘Protective Edge’ the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF)…
  • Jul 30

    Emerging Voices: The Rights of Women in Armed Conflict

    Emerging Voices: The Rights of Women in Armed Conflict
    by Jens Iverson by Jens Iverson [Jens Iverson is a researcher at the Law Faculty of the University of Leiden.] Imagine there is a potential peace agreement that would end a civil war, but only at the cost of leaving portions of the country in…
Rank this Week: 105

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jul 31

    What Crack Cocaine Teaches Us About NSA Reform

    What Crack Cocaine Teaches Us About NSA Reform
    This piece originally ran at POLITICO Magazine. This week, Patrick Leahy, the Democratic senator from Vermont, introduced a revised version of the USA Freedom Act, a bill to finally start pulling the reins on America's out-of-control…
  • Jul 29

    Want Safer Communities? Throw Fewer People Behind Bar

    Want Safer Communities? Throw Fewer People Behind Bar
    Before he started singing with muppets, John Oliver showed us a lot of boxes of Cheerios. This was in the second minute of his epic rant on the state of the U.S. criminal justice system last week. Varieties of Cheerios – from "Frosted"…
  • Jul 29

    How to Save $24 Billion and Fix Our Broken Justice System

    How to Save $24 Billion and Fix Our Broken Justice System
    Here's a hypothetical for you: Someone approaches you on the street and offers you a big stack of cash with no strings attached. Do you take it? Of course you do. As much as we'd like to pretend otherwise, money matters. And that's why the…
Rank this Week: 65

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 107

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
Rank this Week: 877

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: 344

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    More Munich

    More Munich
    More loose change about Munich:I do love that public transport. Ain't cheap but what is these days?  And it is friction free.  You buy a ticket with a credit card, from the machine. It works first time, unlike Paris, where it never…
  • Jul 29

    Home Again (Munich)

    Home Again (Munich)
    Back again--this time from Munich, with a side trip to Bregenz in Austria, this last for a taste of the Bregenzer Festspiele, hitherto unknown to me. That would comprise--let me count here--ah, yes, six--operas in about ten days which is…
  • Jul 13

    The Cartel Puzzle

    The Cartel Puzzle
    Here's a homework assignment to occupy your minds while I'm away.*  In the winter/spring of 1901, J. P. Morgan and his minions assembled what became if not the first, then certainly one of the greatest, of industrial cartels.  The…
Rank this Week: 55

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 527

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jul 31

    Jay Walker: Fix the Licensing System

    Jay Walker: Fix the Licensing System
  • Jul 30

    Supreme Court Patent Cases Per Decade

    Supreme Court Patent Cases Per Decade
    The Chart below is an update of one I published earlier this year. The new chart adds in a couple of extra cases that I had previously not included and also takes account of the Supreme Court’s spate of decisions this term, including…
  • Jul 29

    Interpreting Claims Against The Drafter

    Interpreting Claims Against The Drafter
    By Dennis Crouch Over the past year, the Federal Circuit has decided dozens of important patent cases. Of those, one of the most important appears to be 3M Innovative Props. Co. v. Tredegar Corp., 725 F.3d 1315 (Fed. Cir. 2013). When I wrote…
Rank this Week: 154

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 31

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New York Times on General OneFile

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New York Times on General OneFile
    General OneFile has full text articles from the New York Times from 1985 to present. General OneFile also includes indexing for the New York Times Book Review (1977-present) and the New York Times Magazine (1977-present). A delay may be…
  • Jul 17

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Business Titles on Nolo

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Business Titles on Nolo
    Are you or your client looking to start a business? Nolo has many titles on forming, starting, and running a business, all available on your desktop with your Jenkins membership. Titles include Form a Partnership, Form Your Own Limited…
  • Jun 26

    Evidence and Discovery Resource Guide Available Now!

    Evidence and Discovery Resource Guide Available Now!
    Evidence collection and admission, discovery, interrogatories, and depositions are integral, interwoven components of pre-trial practice. For materials available at Jenkins on evidence, discovery, interrogatories, and depositions, see our new…
Rank this Week: 322

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    CDC Admits to Improper Handling of Pathogen

    CDC Admits to Improper Handling of Pathogen
    Recent revelations out of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may raise doubts among citizens regarding the organization’s ability to keep the public safe from harmful pathogens. According to the Washington Post, several Alabama…
  • Jul 31

    Do Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Impact the Quality and Outcomes of Surgeries? [An Analysis of a Recent Study]

    Do Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Impact the Quality and Outcomes of Surgeries? [An Analysis of a Recent Study]
    In February, Christina A. Minami and her colleagues published an article in the journal of the American College of Surgeons about the impact of medical malpractice lawsuits and litigation on surgeries in the United States: “Impact of…
  • Jul 30

    Common Signs of Sports Concussions in Adolescent

    Common Signs of Sports Concussions in Adolescent
    As a parent of a child involved in one or more sports activities, would you know how to detect a possible concussion? Understand the signs and symptoms of this potentially serious head injury to keep your kids safe and healthy. After a…
Rank this Week: 244

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 686

Pew Blog

Pew Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax. By Pew Law Center, PLLC.

http://www.pewlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 31

    Big Tobacco Slapped Fights Lawsuit Verdict

    Big Tobacco Slapped Fights Lawsuit Verdict
    It really comes as no surprise that tobacco companies are facing more lawsuits in recent years. As the controversial product still brings in a ton of revenue, many companies have even budgeted for these payouts. However, a recent lawsuit…
  • Jul 29

    No Tax Free Weekend In Arizona?

    No Tax Free Weekend In Arizona?
    As the start of a new school year approaches kids are soaking up their last free days while parents run around town buying school clothes and supplies. Unlike many states, Arizona is one that does not have a tax free holiday weekend to help…
  • Jul 25

    How to Get Along with Your Trustee

    How to Get Along with Your Trustee
    If you are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you might be dreading meeting your creditors. Why? Because this is the day you have to see your case trustee face-to-face. Be Honest The trustee has a grueling job to do, and withholding any type of…
Rank this Week: 881

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jul 31

    September Print Newsletter Deadline

    September Print Newsletter Deadline
    The deadline for making edits to your September print issue estate planning newsletter is August 5 and the articles we have scheduled for you are: What Happens When A Loved One Dies? and What Is Probate And Should I Try To Avoid It?
  • Jul 30

    Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 3

    Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 3
    The Top Ten Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 3. This week we've been sharing the top ten successful marketing fundamentals for your law firm. We've already covered the first six estate planning marketing rules, and today we'll…
  • Jul 29

    Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 2

    Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 2
    The Top Ten Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 2. In Part 1 of the Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do's, we explained the first three rules of estate planning marketing. Today, we'll dive into rules four, five and six of the top ten…
Rank this Week: 752

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jul 31

    What Happens if Your Library Systems Go Down?

    What Happens if Your Library Systems Go Down?
    Don’t let it be a disaster. Short and sweet, from iLibrarian: What Happens if Your Library Systems Go Down? For full-fledged disasters (floods, fire, earthquakes, hurricanes, shooters, bomb threats, bombs, building collapse, etc.) check…
  • Jul 29

    Model Legal Templates: NVCA Model Venture Capital Financing Document

    Model Legal Templates: NVCA Model Venture Capital Financing Document
    Jim Calloway (Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Management Assistance Program) poses (and channels) the question: “What if the clients decided to provide the templates for their legal work?” Link to the National…
  • Jul 29

    Cell Phone Book Clubs: literacy, technology, family and community

    Cell Phone Book Clubs: literacy, technology, family and community
    “Cell phone book clubs: A new way for libraries to promote literacy, technology, family and community,” by David H. Rothman, published on July 27, 2014, LLRX (Law and technology resources for legal professionals). Hat tip to…
Rank this Week: 287

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Difficulty With Brain Injury And Brain Science

    Difficulty With Brain Injury And Brain Science
    The difficulty understanding and predicting and treating brain injuries resides in the difficulties with brain science. Recently Professor Gary Marcus wrote an excellent Op-Ed for the New York Times, The Trouble With Brain Science (7/12/14),…
  • Jul 29

    New Concussion Guidelines for Children

    New Concussion Guidelines for Children
    If your child is injured and suffers a concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury or MTBI, often they are told to rest and take it easy for a couple of days. But according to new research, this is nowhere near enough time for…
  • Jul 28

    Brain Injury Study Shows Increased Risk For Dementia

    Brain Injury Study Shows Increased Risk For Dementia
    A new brain injury study published recently in the journal Neurology and conducted by the military found a 60% increase in the risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia among veterans who had suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Here is how…
Rank this Week: 347

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 3: dissent

    COOL story, part 3: dissent
    Judge Henderson dissented, believing the question of Zauderer’s appropriate scope to have been resolved in R.J. Reynolds and unfairly revisited.Judge Brown also dissented, quite vigorously. Under the majority’s reasoning, “a…
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 2: concurrence

    COOL story, part 2: concurrence
    AMI continued: concurrencesJudge Rogers concurred in part.  She wrote to disassociate herself from the suggested collapse of Central Hudsonand Zauderer.  “Viewing Zaudereras simply an application of Central Hudson to special…
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 1: DC Circuit upholds country of origin labeling rule

    COOL story, part 1: DC Circuit upholds country of origin labeling rule
    American Meat Institute v. U.S. Dep’t of Agriculture, No. 13-5281 (D.C. Cir. July 29, 2014)The D.C. Circuit here, en banc, upholds country of origin labeling (COOL) requirements for meat, and in the process holds that Zauderer’s…
Rank this Week: 231

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

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

http://www.invigorlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Delaware Says No Writing Necessary for Board Resignation

    Delaware Says No Writing Necessary for Board Resignation
    A recent Delaware court case discussed what type of action is necessary for directors to resign from a corporation’s board of directors. Ultimately, the court held that director resignations need not be in writing because Delaware Code…
  • Jul 30

    The 5 C’s of Business Lending

    The 5 C’s of Business Lending
    Nearly every business will at some point need to obtain financing to start or grow. While many startups and other businesses will look for investors to fund their business by means of equity investment, most businesses will take on debt…
  • Jul 24

    The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and Your Busine

    The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and Your Busine
    Are you about to launch a new app with youth appeal? Are you hoping that your new game will trend with tweens? Hold on—you might have to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The government isn’t…
Rank this Week: 652

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 232

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 714

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
  • Jul 31

    Idaho Estate Planning - Real Family Feuds Are Not a Game

    Idaho Estate Planning - Real Family Feuds Are Not a Game
    While the contemplation of your eventual demise is never at the top of anyone's list, there is satisfaction from the feeling that you have taken care of issues and provided for those you love. But unwitting mistakes can wreck your careful…
  • Jul 30

    Idaho Estate Planning - Newlywed Consideration

    Idaho Estate Planning - Newlywed Consideration
    Taking the time to sit down with your spouse and update your estate plans will ensure that, should the worst happen, your new family is prepared to handle the unexpected.
  • Jul 29

    Idaho Elder Law - Be Careful When Signing as "Responsible Party" for Parent

    Idaho Elder Law - Be Careful When Signing as "Responsible Party" for Parent
    Many older people moving into a nursing home or retirement community are experiencing cognitive decline. In legal terms, they no longer have the capacity to make financial or medical decisions for themselves. So a trusted person—usually an…
Rank this Week: 386

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 558