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On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Apr 26

    April 27, 2015

    April 27, 2015
  • Apr 26

    Freddie Gray mourned; Mayor: ‘We are one Baltimore’

    Freddie Gray mourned; Mayor: ‘We are one Baltimore’
    Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, somberly paying respects after a night of violent protests. All afternoon, a steady stream of people…
  • Apr 25

    Brian Casey | WALKER & DUNLOP

    Brian Casey | WALKER & DUNLOP
    Brian Casey has been promoted to senior vice president at real estate finance company Walker & Dunlop. Casey has been with Walker & Dunlop for two years building the company’s balance sheet lending activities, which now include…
Rank this Week: 346

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Best Served Really, Really Cold

    Best Served Really, Really Cold
    In 1999, Ramon Nelson was riding his bicycle away from a liquor store when someone hit him in the back of the head with a wooden stick, killing him. He had forty little baggies of crack on him when he died. Although it was dark out at the…
  • Apr 24

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)
    In 2012, I discussed the fact there were real problems with the scientific evidence offered by the state in criminal cases and that many courts not only let the questionable evidence come in, but even prevented the defense from bringing up…
  • Apr 16

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A
    Quite often, criminal punishments are harsh not because they involve a lot of jail time or heavy fines, but because of the irritating hoops you have to jump through to satisfy them. It’s most common in DUI cases, and it reaches its…
Rank this Week: 510

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Apr 26

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    You may recall last year's pronouncement by the head of FinCEN, Jennifer Shasky Calvery, that 105 financial institutions were, thanks to the amazing guidance provided in February 2014 by FinCEN, servicing state-legal, federal-illegal…
  • Apr 22

    Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

    Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
    This post has absolutely nothing to do with banks or banking law. On the other hand, it involves a dark fantasy that many of us harbor, but few of us live out: killing your computer. When ctrl + alt +...
  • Apr 19

    Lizzie Warren's Latest Bad Idea

    Lizzie Warren's Latest Bad Idea
    Writing in Forbes, Tim Worstall dissects Elizabeth Warren's recent call for a tax on financial transactions and discovers that it's not only cancerous, but DOA. He first restates Warren's announced purpose for the tax. Among specific…
Rank this Week: 65

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 7

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 1,516 Rethinking Presumed Knowledge of the Law in the Regulatory Age Michael Anthony Cottone Independent Date posted to database: 24 Mar…
  • Apr 25

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Monday Kingsley v. Hendrickson: Whether the requirements of a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 excessive force claim brought by a plaintiff who was a pretrial detainee at the time of the...
  • Apr 24

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment
    Nirej Sekhon (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment ((Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fourth Amendment cases are replete with…
Rank this Week: 102

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
Rank this Week: 969

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Apr 26

    "Should former sex offenders be allowed on college campuses?"

    "Should former sex offenders be allowed on college campuses?"
    The question in the title of this post is the first part of the headline given to this op-ed authored by Stephen JohnsonGrove, deputy director of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center. The rest of the headline, "Blanket policy doesn't...
  • Apr 26

    Arguments against death penalty abolition prevail in great Intelligence Squared debate

    Arguments against death penalty abolition prevail in great Intelligence Squared debate
    I have long been a fan of the Intelligence Squared debate series, which I often hear on my local NPR station (and which too often leads me to stay in my car longer than I had intended). I was especially...
  • Apr 25

    Lots of thoughts for and about new Attorney General Loretta Lynch

    Lots of thoughts for and about new Attorney General Loretta Lynch
    In the wake of the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General, I see lots of traditional and social media discussion of what she might and what she should do in this role in the months ahead. Here is...
Rank this Week: 96

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 88

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 966

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

Provides insights and commentary on U.S. government regulatory affairs. By Leland E. Beck.

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 294

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Qualifying Your Chinese Supplier: Some Basic

    Qualifying Your Chinese Supplier: Some Basic
    Finding a China product supplier has never seemed easier. We now have a whole host of both foreign and Chinese online services to speed up this process for you, the buyer. It’s almost like speed dating. However, as with…
  • Apr 24

    China Consultant Or All Knowing China Expert

    China Consultant Or All Knowing China Expert
    China’s recently stepped up efforts to root out unregistered foreign businesses in China has caused a rash of China consultants to retain the China lawyers in my firm. From our work in forming China WFOEs (wholly foreign owned entities)…
  • Apr 23

    Short Work Stays In China: Work Visa Now Probably Required

    Short Work Stays In China: Work Visa Now Probably Required
    In November 2014, China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (“MHRSS”), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Public Security, and Ministry of Culture jointly published the Circular on the Issuance of Interim…
Rank this Week: 407

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Apr 26

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont
    Contrary to the concurrence's claim, the courts are not suggesting that, in all cases, a professional registered nurse must possess the same knowledge of pharmaceuticals that the court properly demand of those who are authorized to prescribe…
  • Apr 24

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont
    The issue is whether or not the motion of the defendant should be granted. Supreme Court denied the defendant's motion. It found that questions of fact existed as to where The defendant was at the time plaintiff first complained of trouble…
  • Apr 22

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint
    Defendant appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, entered on or about October 29, 2009, which denied her motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint and all cross claims as against her. Defendant is a registered…
Rank this Week: 162

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Apr 26

    The FAA’s proposed drone rules fail under both economic and First Amendment scrutiny

    The FAA’s proposed drone rules fail under both economic and First Amendment scrutiny
    Last week the International Center for Law & Economics, joined by TechFreedom, filed comments with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in its Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (“UAS” —…
  • Apr 22

    Mandated “fair use” language has no place in trade promotion authority

    Mandated “fair use” language has no place in trade promotion authority
    Earlier this week Senators Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden and Representative Paul Ryan introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation, the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (otherwise known as Trade Promotion…
  • Apr 21

    The European Commission, Google, and the Limits of Antitrust

    The European Commission, Google, and the Limits of Antitrust
    The precise details underlying the European Commission’s (EC) April 15 Statement of Objections (SO), the EC’s equivalent of an antitrust complaint, against Google, centered on the company’s promotion of its comparison…
Rank this Week: 114

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Apr 26

    Ethanol and ISDS

    Ethanol and ISDS
    I'm not going to stop criticizing ISDS, but while it is still here (and that may be for a long time), I'm going to look for ways to use it to promote my political preferences. Here's an example: “THEY are...
  • Apr 26

    Challenge to an omission of a systemic nature – US – Shrimp II (Viet Nam) and Argentina – Import Measure

    Challenge to an omission of a systemic nature – US – Shrimp II (Viet Nam) and Argentina – Import Measure
    This is a guest post from trade lawyer Adarsh Ramanujan: The Appellate Body, in its report circulated on April 7, 2015, rejected Viet Nam’s appeal in US – Shrimp II (Viet Nam) (DS429). The appeal was limited to one Article...
  • Apr 24

    An Almost Unintelligible Measure of Benefit in the Recent Currency Bill?

    An Almost Unintelligible Measure of Benefit in the Recent Currency Bill?
    In the previous “Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act”, the benefit to the recipient from an undervalued currency was defined in an intuitive way. According to this Act, a benefit exists in the case of an undervalued currency: ...…
Rank this Week: 453

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 26

    Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative

    Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative
    “The Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) is a partnership between the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  that supports international efforts to end safe havens for corrupt funds. StAR…
  • Apr 26

    New on LLRX – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice

    New on LLRX – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice
    Via LLRX.com – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice: From Ken Strutin’s introduction to this guide: In the legal system, such intonements have taken on the form of specialized briefs called amicus curiae…
  • Apr 26

    The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man

    The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man
    Via A Woman’s Nation: “The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man reveals an eye-opening disparity between the qualities contemporary men feel are paramount in a wife and/or partner and what they value…
Rank this Week: 42

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Apr 26

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse
    The Supremes and NY's High Court Say So  Ignorance of the law is no excuse, right? Well, almost always. Driving 65 mph because you didn't see the 55 limit posted? No excuse. Thinking it's ok to let your spouse take some of your…
  • Mar 21

    NY Chief Judge Lippman Moderates Chief Justices at Albany Law, Monday, March 23, 2015

    NY Chief Judge Lippman Moderates Chief Justices at Albany Law, Monday, March 23, 2015
    New York's Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman will moderate a panel of state Chief Justices from around the country, Monday, March 23, 5-7 pm, at Albany Law School, for the annual Cooke State Constitutional Commentary Symposium  More…
  • Mar 5

    Preet Bharara on Sheldon Silver: Prosecutorial Ethics?

    Preet Bharara on Sheldon Silver: Prosecutorial Ethics?
    Is U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara behaving more like a politician or like a prosecutor bound by the rules of legal ethics? Do his press conferences, speeches, interviews, and other public comments about Sheldon Silver, the now-indicted former…
Rank this Week: 779

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Art Law: From Murder To Museums - Recent Nazi Looted Art Cases - May 14 2015

    Art Law: From Murder To Museums - Recent Nazi Looted Art Cases - May 14 2015
    Girl With Black Hair by Egon Schiele - Stolen From Fritz Grunbaum(currently at Oberlin College)THE NEW ROCHELLE BAR ASSOCIATIONInvites Members to attend a FREE 2 Credit CLE CourseFROM MURDER TO MUSEUMS: Recent Nazi Looted Art CasesWith…
  • Apr 20

    European Fordham Law Alumni: Program In Paris on Nazi Looted Art June 26-27

    European Fordham Law Alumni: Program In Paris on Nazi Looted Art June 26-27
    I will be speaking on June 27 on Nazi art looting at the Sorbonne Law School in Paris France.  If you are a Fordham Law School alum, I hope you will consider joining us!  Thanks @fordhamlawnyc & @fordhamlawintlWelcome…
  • Apr 1

    Nazi Art Looting Program At Colorado Supreme Court - May 7, 2015

    Nazi Art Looting Program At Colorado Supreme Court - May 7, 2015
       Looted Masterpieces:The Ethical Implications of World War II Stolen ArtMay 7, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Introduction by The Honorable Robert Bacharach, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Presented by Raymond J.…
Rank this Week: 76

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 430

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Suspect in Elgin Car Accident Flees Scene

    Suspect in Elgin Car Accident Flees Scene
    It is the responsibility of every driver in Chicago to know and to follow the traffic laws in the city as well as those that apply to Illinois generally. Even if it has been decades since you learned to drive or since you attended driver's…
  • Apr 24

    Dan Ryan Expressway Accident Leaves Driver in Critical Condition

    Dan Ryan Expressway Accident Leaves Driver in Critical Condition
    A large majority of the drivers on Chicago roads have been involved in at least one car accident in their lifetimes. That is because nationally, an average driver will be involved in nearly three car accidents in his or her lifetime. Further,…
  • Apr 21

    Workers' Compensation Attorneys Settle Claim for $51,000

    Workers' Compensation Attorneys Settle Claim for $51,000
    The personal injury attorneys at Abels & Annes, P.C. strive to help those who have been injured in an accident and who need assistance getting the relief they deserve. In Chicago and across the rest of Illinois, many people face the…
Rank this Week: 350

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Apr 26

    The Wealth Gap: A Tale of Two School Librarie

    The Wealth Gap: A Tale of Two School Librarie
    David Rothman provides insight into the inequities in the availability of public school library resources between different areas within D.C.
  • Apr 26

    Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice

    Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice
    From Ken Strutin's introduction to this guide: In the legal system, such intonements have taken on the form of specialized briefs called amicus curiae ("friend of the court"). And through extension and by complement they have appeared in the…
  • Apr 26

    How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1)

    How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1)
    Nicole Black surveys the new landscape for access to legal research databases, which previously cost a considerable sum - back in the day when Westlaw and Lexis had cornered the market. Today researchers have a range of reliable, affordable…
Rank this Week: 511

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service
    In Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Services, Internet For Lawyer’s Mark Rosch writes:We often get questions about the security of "cloud computing" services like Google Apps and whether that security is…
  • Apr 18

    Gasoline Explosion Expert Witnesse

    Gasoline Explosion Expert Witnesse
    Gasoline explosion expert witnesses may report and testify on fuel explosions, flammable materials, and tanker truck explosions. On March 26 in Huimanguillo, in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco, villagers tried to take gasoline from…
  • Apr 16

    Becoming a Better Digital Forensics Witness Part 2

    Becoming a Better Digital Forensics Witness Part 2
    Attorney Craig Ball is a forensic technology expert witness. On his website, Ball in Your Court, he writes on his experience as an expert witness.Becoming a Better Digital Forensics Witness Don’t Be Jekyll and Hyde We communicate as…
Rank this Week: 665

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 73

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Apr 26

    The Parallels between the Marriage Equality Referendum and the Divorce Referendum

    The Parallels between the Marriage Equality Referendum and the Divorce Referendum
    There are some notable similarities between the upcoming Marriage Equality Referendum and the Divorce Referendum of (almost) two decades ago, and I am not referring to the misleading ‘No’ posters that are again popping up in towns…
  • Apr 23

    Is the Marriage Equality Referendum about Human Rights?

    Is the Marriage Equality Referendum about Human Rights?
    Over the last few weeks, campaigning on Ireland’s marriage equality referendum has been taking place in earnest. While the ‘yes’ side entered the formal referendum campaign with a steady lead in the polls and has long been…
  • Apr 21

    Childbirth, Choice and the Courts: The 8th Amendment and More.

    Childbirth, Choice and the Courts: The 8th Amendment and More.
    Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution reads: ‘The State acknowledges the right to life of the unborn and, with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother, guarantees in its laws to respect, and, as far as practicable, by its laws…
Rank this Week: 75

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Apr 26

    What is an assault in a civil trial?

    What is an assault in a civil trial?
    Most people think of assault as a criminal offense in which a person physically attacks another person. Although assault has a criminal meaning in Texas and other states, it is also a civil harm for which a person can recover for an injury…
  • Apr 14

    Can I record video and audio at my workplace?

    Can I record video and audio at my workplace?
    On March 3, 1991 a Los Angeles man led California Highway Patrol and later Los Angeles police on a high speed chase that ended in the driver and his passengers trapped in a corner. The passengers surrendered and an altercation occurred…
  • Apr 8

    Fort Worth federal judge blocks Department of Labor same sex FMLA rule

    Fort Worth federal judge blocks Department of Labor same sex FMLA rule
    As I discussed in a post a couple weeks ago, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new administrative rule governing the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the FMLA right to medical leave for the care of a spouse suffering a serious medical…
Rank this Week: 994

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction
    4-26-15 Texas: From Grits for Breakfast: Texas Voices, a group made up of families of people on Texas' sex offender registry and others who support reform of Texas sex offender statutes, has been quite active this session, and it's a good…
  • Apr 22

    Shelter that housed bar ‘rapist’ ousts dozens of sex offender

    Shelter that housed bar ‘rapist’ ousts dozens of sex offender
    4-22-15 New York: The Kips Bay men’s shelter that was home to serial sex fiend Rodney Stover before he allegedly raped a woman in a bar bathroom has booted all of its Level 3 sex offenders, it was announced Tuesday. The Bellevue Men’s…
  • Apr 22

    A Violent Sex Offender Is Released Into the Public Spotlight

    A Violent Sex Offender Is Released Into the Public Spotlight
    See earlier story HERE 4-22-15 Vermont: One week after completing a 23-year prison sentence for a violent sexual assault, Richard Laws walked through downtown Burlington on a sun-drenched afternoon — a "free" man. Major media…
Rank this Week: 33

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Running on Empty

    Running on Empty
    California is running out of water and money.Gov. Moonbeam blames global warming and wasteful usage on things like lawns and toilets for the water problem. But what about the money issue?Covered California, the Obamacare exchange for…
  • Apr 25

    Working for Free

    Working for Free
    Agents that dared venture into the Obamacare morass at healthcare.gov are discovering, in many cases, theywere donating their time and expertise for the cause.If you want to get paid on business submitted through goodluck.gov the form that is…
  • Apr 24

    From the Life File

    From the Life File
    So about 30 years ago, my since-retired colleague wrote a policy on a 30 year old client (whom we'll call Gene). Gene's wife was named as the beneficiary, and all was well.A few years - and two children - later, Gene and his wife divorced,…
Rank this Week: 180

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Murphy: First Report of the Special Rapporteur on Crimes Against Humanity

    Murphy: First Report of the Special Rapporteur on Crimes Against Humanity
    Sean D. Murphy (Member, International Law Commission; George Washington Univ. - Law) has posted First Report of the Special Rapporteur on Crimes Against Humanity (UN Doc. A/CN.4/680 (2015)). Here's the abstract: In the field of international…
  • Apr 26

    Conference: International Investment Law and Public Interest

    Conference: International Investment Law and Public Interest
    On May 12, 2015, the Law Department of the University of Turin will host a conference on "International Investment Law and Public Interests." The program is here.
  • Apr 25

    New Issue: Review of International Organization

    New Issue: Review of International Organization
    The latest issue of the Review of International Organizations (Vol. 10, no. 2, June 2015) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Dispute Settlement in International OrganizationsChristina L. Davis, The political logic of dispute settlement:…
Rank this Week: 68

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
Rank this Week: 883

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Apr 26

    South Florida Tourist Injury Critical, Driver Arrested for Hit-and-Run

    South Florida Tourist Injury Critical, Driver Arrested for Hit-and-Run
    Florida is a prime destination for people from all over the world at all times of the year. In addition to warm sandy beaches and popular theme parks, there are countless music festivals and concerts, art shows, cruise line departures,…
  • Apr 25

    Bartlett v. Commerce Ins. Co. - Timely, Properly File Auto Insurance Claim

    Bartlett v. Commerce Ins. Co. - Timely, Properly File Auto Insurance Claim
    As far as insurance coverage goes, plaintiff in Bartlett v. Commerce Ins. Co. was fairly well situated to fully recover damages for injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. After all, she had a total of five insurance plans that…
  • Apr 18

    Study: Impact Absorbent Floor May Reduce Injuries to Nursing Home Resident

    Study: Impact Absorbent Floor May Reduce Injuries to Nursing Home Resident
    Swedish researchers recently tackled the issue of falls in nursing homes in an effort to explore outside-the-box ways of preventing serious injury. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report notes the incidence rate for falls in…
Rank this Week: 592

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 26

    HRW: Morsi trial "badly flawed"

    HRW: Morsi trial "badly flawed"
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Sunday said [press release] that the trial of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] was “badly flawed” and compromised by due process…
  • Apr 26

    Bahrain extends detention of activist Nabeel Rajab

    Bahrain extends detention of activist Nabeel Rajab
    [JURIST] Bahrain Public Prosecution on Sunday extended the period of detention of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab [personal Twitter account; JURIST news archive] by 15 days, citing a need for further investigation. According to…
  • Apr 26

    Indonesia to carry out executions of drug smuggler

    Indonesia to carry out executions of drug smuggler
    [JURIST] Indonesia notified nine convicted of drug traffickers--four Nigerian men, two Australian men, a Filipino woman, and one man each from Brazil, France and Indonesia--that their executions will be carried out within 72 hours. The…
Rank this Week: 84

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 128

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
  • Apr 26

    The Innovation Act is Bad News for America’s Patent System

    The Innovation Act is Bad News for America’s Patent System
    The Innovation Act (H.R. 9) goes well beyond what is needed to address bad actions of a small number of patent holders, and instead raises costs for all legitimate patent holders to enforce their Constitutionally-given property rights in…
  • Apr 26

    NASA innovates tech for fuel efficient air transportation

    NASA innovates tech for fuel efficient air transportation
    One area where NASA has been placing a fair amount of its research focus is in developing design features that allow for reductions in an aircraft’s weight and the amount of drag it creates. The aeronautical research agency has entered…
  • Apr 25

    When Should a Do It Yourself Inventor Seek Patent Assistance?

    When Should a Do It Yourself Inventor Seek Patent Assistance?
    When setting out on a new endeavor it is not wise to pursue a path to the end and then ask whether what you did was correct. You should seek help along the way to make sure you are doing what is required. Otherwise you are likely to get to…
Rank this Week: 370

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Apr 26

    Blue Bell Listeria Numbers Creeping Up

    Blue Bell Listeria Numbers Creeping Up
    As of April 21, 2015, a total of ten patients infected with several strains of Listeria monocytogenes were reported from four states: Arizona (1), Kansas (5), Oklahoma (1), and Texas (3). Illness onset dates ranged from January 2010 through…
  • Apr 23

    2014: Villa Romano Green Farms Botulism Outbreak With Ohio Victim

    2014: Villa Romano Green Farms Botulism Outbreak With Ohio Victim
    In late May 2014 John Napierski, purchased seven jars of VR Greens Farms (VRGF) Basil Pine Nut Pesto at a Farm Stand operated at the Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club in San Clemente, California.  While on a road trip east, Mr. Napierski…
  • Apr 23

    Frozen Wegetables Recalled Over Listeria

    Frozen Wegetables Recalled Over Listeria
    Inventure Foods, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of certain varieties of its Fresh Frozen™ line of frozen vegetables as well as select varieties of its Jamba “At Home” line of smoothie kits due to finding of Listeria…
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Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Norman Cantor's Plan to Avoid the Ravages of Extreme Dementia

    Norman Cantor's Plan to Avoid the Ravages of Extreme Dementia
    Law professor Norman Cantor has a superb post over at Bill of Health:  "My Plan to Avoid the Ravages of Extreme Dementia."  He defends VSED over some other exit options.
  • Apr 26

    Future of End-of-Life Care (NPR)

    Future of End-of-Life Care (NPR)
    On Friday, Minnesota Public Radio News' Kerri Miller moderated an hour-long discussion on the future of end-of-life care with three experts:Susan Wolf: McKnight presidential professor of law, medicine and public policy at the University of…
  • Apr 25

    The Unbefriended - NYC HHC Annual John Corser Ethics Conference

    The Unbefriended - NYC HHC Annual John Corser Ethics Conference
    The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation is the largest municipal  health care system in the United States.  This year, its John Corser Ethics Conference is tackling one of the biggest, yet perennially neglected, topics in…
Rank this Week: 227

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/
  • Apr 26

    First TDCJ prisoners pass 30-year mark in solitary confinement

    First TDCJ prisoners pass 30-year mark in solitary confinement
    TDCJ ad-seg cell interior. Statesman/TDCJ.Ugh. Eric Dexheimer at the Austin Statesman reports (April 25) that, on April 10, Texas witnessed the first of a wave of prisoners in solitary confinement who have passed the thirty-consecutive year…
  • Apr 26

    News of TX overdose undercount bolsters 'Good Samaritan' bill

    News of TX overdose undercount bolsters 'Good Samaritan' bill
    As the Texas Senate Criminal Justice Committee prepares to hear overdose prevention legislation (HB 225 by Guillen/Watson) on Tuesday, news comes that the state has dramatically and systematically undercounted overdose deaths in recent…
  • Apr 26

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction
    Texas Voices, a group made up of families of people on Texas' sex offender registry and others who support reform of Texas sex offender statutes, has been quite active this session, and it's a good thing.As Grits told their indefatigable…
Rank this Week: 183

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 26

    A Wisconsin John Doe question

    A Wisconsin John Doe question
    If the now-infamous investigation was supposed to be so super-duper-confidential that even the targets of the dawn home raids couldn’t be allowed to talk about it, then who tipped the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ahead of time to the raid…
  • Apr 25

    “Mila Kunis being sued for allegedly ‘stealing’ a chicken as a child”

    “Mila Kunis being sued for allegedly ‘stealing’ a chicken as a child”
    If you dream of being a celebrity, consider whether you really want to turn yourself into a lawsuit magnet: a woman who says she grew up in Ukraine with actress Mila Kunis claims that when they were about five years old Kunis took a beloved…
  • Apr 25

    Update: jury acquits man charged with sex with demented wife

    Update: jury acquits man charged with sex with demented wife
    Updating our earlier report: “A jury found a longtime Iowa state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in an unusual case that centered on when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting…
Rank this Week: 46

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Wikipedia : l'encyclopédie qui s'est rangé

    Wikipedia : l'encyclopédie qui s'est rangé
    J'ai contribué à quelques articles (juridiques surtout) dans Wikipedia. Et cela fait longtemps que je voulais écrire non plus dans mais *sur* cette encyclopédie libre en ligne passée en 20 ans de la…
  • Apr 9

    La base REGAFI des agents financiers (entités exerçant des activités bancaires, financières ou de services de paiement en France)

    La base REGAFI des agents financiers (entités exerçant des activités bancaires, financières ou de services de paiement en France)
    A signaler la base REGAFI (REGistre des Agents FInanciers) qui dépend de l'Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR). Elle répertorie les entreprises et les personnes physiques autorisées…
  • Mar 25

    Communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF

    Communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF
    Un échange de mails sur la liste Juriconnexion permet de faire le point sur la communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF : les notes de service de la DGCCRF ne sont pas communicables, contrairement aux notes…
Rank this Week: 560

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 807

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Covers disability and social security, elder law, and VA benefits.

http://legalnewsyoucanuse.com/
  • Apr 26

    Baby Boomers looking ahead: long term care insurance or Medicaid?

    Baby Boomers looking ahead: long term care insurance or Medicaid?
    There’s no doubt about it, long-term care insurance is expensive, and the premiums can be steep if you wait until after age 70 to first buy a policy. Some companies have gotten approvals for big premium increases on old policies.…
  • Apr 24

    CAVC – Blue vs. Brown Water Veterans and Inland Waterways . . . To Be Continued

    CAVC – Blue vs. Brown Water Veterans and Inland Waterways . . . To Be Continued
    On April 23, 2015, the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claim (CAVC) remanded, in pertinent part, the Board of Veterans’ Appeals decision denying service connection for conditions related to TCDD (Agent Orange) exposure for Mr. Gray a…
  • Apr 21

    Yeah But Can We Preserve the Millennium Falcon for Chewbacca’s Benefit?

    Yeah But Can We Preserve the Millennium Falcon for Chewbacca’s Benefit?
    Elder Law has really broken out into mainstream popular culture this year!  There was the first season of Better Call Saul, where the attorney who would be Saul Goodman on Breaking Bad gets into elder law and sues an assisted ……
Rank this Week: 710

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Apr 26

    A long trail

    A long trail
    No. 15-0330/AR. U.S. v. Kenneth A.R. Pinkela. CCA 20120649.  On consideration of the petition for grant of review of the decision of the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, it is ordered that said petition is hereby granted on…
  • Apr 19

    This is important to today as well

    This is important to today as well
    The Washington Post has a report today: The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against…
  • Apr 11

    A collateral effect of the “new” Article 32 PH

    A collateral effect of the “new” Article 32 PH
    Under the “old” Article 32, the right to call and examine witnesses and to obtain production (discovery) of evidence was pretty robust. All Services except the Air Force and Coast Guard routinely recorded the audio of the…
Rank this Week: 184

Mouse Print

Mouse Print

Exposing the strings and catches in advertising fine print and analyses the legal meaning and enforceability.

http://www.mouseprint.org
  • Apr 26

    Despite Crushing Publicity, TurboTax Sales Surge

    Despite Crushing Publicity, TurboTax Sales Surge
      In January, we were the first to call national attention to TurboTax’s nasty and inconspicuous ploy of stripping its flagship desktop income tax preparation software of key tax forms, thus forcing long-time users to upgrade to…
  • Apr 20

    Sears Gives Payment Choice for Refrigerator: $1299 or $2099

    Sears Gives Payment Choice for Refrigerator: $1299 or $2099
      MrConsumer was helping a friend buy a particular refrigerator recently at Sears: One weekend last year, Sears was selling it for $1299, marked down from (a supposed) $2099. Scrolling down the page, there was this “payment…
  • Apr 13

    Cape Cod Potato Chips: 40% Reduced Fat?

    Cape Cod Potato Chips: 40% Reduced Fat?
      When you are choosing which potato chips to eat, do you have an angel on one shoulder nagging you to take the low fat bag, and a devil on the other urging you to grab the regular chips? MrConsumer experienced such a tug, and decided to…
Rank this Week: 616

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/
  • Apr 26

    An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematic

    An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematic
    An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics Mathematics as the Science of Quantity and Structure James Frankl ISBN9781137400727Publication DateApril 2014FormatsHardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) PublisherPalgrave…
  • Apr 26

    AN ARISTOTELIAN REALIST PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS

    AN ARISTOTELIAN REALIST PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS
    THE SYDNEY SCHOOL: MATHEMATICS, THE SCIENCE OF STRUCTURE   AN ARISTOTELIAN REALIST PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS We are a school of philosophers of mathematics centred in Sydney, Australia. Our line is realist (about structure and…
  • Apr 13

    Kant, Evidence, Bulgaria, and John G. Roberts, Jr.

    Kant, Evidence, Bulgaria, and John G. Roberts, Jr.
    Orin Kerr, The Influence of Immanuel Kant on Evidentiary Approaches in Eighteenth Century Bulgaria (March 28, 2015) &&& The dynamic evidence page Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan
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swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 598

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Apr 26

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen Events The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (IHEID), International Law Department will hold a conference entitled “International Law and Time” in Geneva,…
  • Apr 26

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Events The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (IHEID), International Law Department will hold a conference entitled “International Law and Time” in Geneva,…
  • Apr 25

    Weekend Roundup: April 11-24, 2015

    Weekend Roundup: April 11-24, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey The last two weeks of posts at Opinio Juris have seen several items from Julian, including on his favorite treaty reservation ever in the Hague Child Support Treaty and more on the HCST and…
Rank this Week: 326

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Apr 26

    Heavy On Bitterne

    Heavy On Bitterne
    Columbia University’s “Mattress Girl,” Emma Sulkowicz, has simultaneously become the poster girl for rape on campus and been revealed as a sham.  This hasn’t done much to change anyone’s tune about the…
  • Apr 25

    What Really Bothers You About Free Speech?

    What Really Bothers You About Free Speech?
    A brief post, with a few links was posted at Metafilter on the issue of colleges and universities becoming “non-free speech zones.” Free speech is so last century. Today’s students want the ‘right to be…
  • Apr 25

    But For Video: Very Professional Edition

    But For Video: Very Professional Edition
    During most of the encounter, Round Rock Officer Ben Johnson was calm and under control.  There were no overt signs of anger or frustration, and he was, indeed, the very model of a police officer doing his job. Which is why…
Rank this Week: 54