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eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Sep 27

    If Plaintiff Wants Discovery on Defendant’s Backup Tapes, Court Rules He Must Pay for Them: eDiscovery Case Law

    If Plaintiff Wants Discovery on Defendant’s Backup Tapes, Court Rules He Must Pay for Them: eDiscovery Case Law
    In Elkharwily v. Franciscan Health Sys., Washington District Judge Robert J. Bryan, finding that the defendant had met its burden to show that retrieving electronically stored information on backup tapes “would result in an undue burden…
  • Sep 26

    Janice Jaco and Brandye Fenn of LTC4: eDiscovery Trend

    Janice Jaco and Brandye Fenn of LTC4: eDiscovery Trend
    Today’s thought leaders are Janice Jaco and Brandye Fenn of the Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification Coalition (LTC4). ACEDS’ 2015 eDiscovery Person of the Year, Janice, is the senior eDiscovery Project Manager for…
  • Sep 25

    The Readers Have Spoken, in New York: eDiscovery Trend

    The Readers Have Spoken, in New York: eDiscovery Trend
    Last week, the New York Law Journal (NYLJ) published its seventh annual Reader Rankings, where the New York legal community cast their votes for your favorite vendors. Over 8,000 people cast votes for their favorite vendors in 100+…
Rank this Week: 920

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 27

    PTAB Life Sciences Report

    PTAB Life Sciences Report
    By John Cravero and Richard Martin -- About the PTAB Life Sciences Report: Each week we will report on recent developments at the PTAB involving life sciences patents. Medtronic Xomed, Inc. v. Neurovision Medical Products, Inc. PTAB Petition:…
  • Sep 26

    Tridim Innovations LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)

    Tridim Innovations LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)
    "Computer Display System" Patent Found Invalid under § 101 By Joseph Herndon -- Tridim Innovations LLC sued Amazon.com, Inc. for patent infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,838,326 and 5,847,709 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern…
  • Sep 25

    FDA Approves Amjevita -- Amgen's HUMIRA® Biosimilar

    FDA Approves Amjevita -- Amgen's HUMIRA® Biosimilar
    By Andrew Williams -- On Friday, the FDA approved Amgen's application to market Amjevita (adalimumab-atto), a biosimilar to AbbVie's HUMIRA (adalimumab) fully human anti-TNF-α antibody. This marks the fourth biosimilar approved by the…
Rank this Week: 65

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 496

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire
    Trois semaines après la convocation pour la procédure orale, prévue pour le 8 juillet dernier, le mandataire de la demanderesse avait envoyé un courrier dans lequel il retirait le recours et annonçait qu'il…
  • Sep 25

    La fin des tomate

    La fin des tomate
    Après 2 décisions de la Grande Chambre, et 3 décisions de la Chambre 3.3.04, la saga "tomates" est sur le point de se terminer. Le brevet EP1211926, déposé en 2000, portait sur la production de tomates…
  • Sep 22

    T1377/15 : recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE

    T1377/15 : recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE
    La division d'examen, étant d'avis que la requête subsidiaire 1 satisfaisait les exigences de la CBE, avait envoyé une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE accompagnée d'une annexe (formulaire 2906)…
Rank this Week: 633

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 27

    John Oliver Explains the Clinton e-Mail ‘Scandal’

    John Oliver Explains the Clinton e-Mail ‘Scandal’
    …and as a bonus explains the Clinton Foundation controversy too. This will undoubtedly enrage certain people.
  • Sep 27

    Baked

    Baked
    The jokes this year have been on us. Here’s the first actually funny joke I’ve spotted about the 2016 campaign: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump go into a bakery. As soon as they enter the bakery, Trump steals three pastries…
  • Sep 25

    Save the Day

    Save the Day
    The PAC has a video: Warning: contains swearing, discussions of nudity, and lots of meta-snark.
Rank this Week: 34

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Sep 27

    As The Caesars Turns, Episode 2

    As The Caesars Turns, Episode 2
    Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) today announced that they reached a restructuring agreement with its major creditors. The deal will likely allow CEOC to emerge from bankruptcy early in 2017. The settlement must be finalized and…
  • Sep 25

    California Cities Eye Netflix as a Revenue Source

    California Cities Eye Netflix as a Revenue Source
    “Don’t tax you, don’t tax me. Tax that fellow behind the tree.” — Russell B. Long The city of Pasadena, California (home of the Rose Bowl and annual Rose Parade) voted to expand their telecommunications tax to…
  • Sep 22

    As the Caesars Turn

    As the Caesars Turn
    There have been more developments in the Caesars bankruptcy. First, Caesars Entertainment said it is offering an additional $1.6 billion for junior creditors of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) in the contentious bankruptcy. The…
Rank this Week: 853

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Sep 27

    FDA Finalizes Guidance Regarding Patient Preference Information for Medical Device Submission

    FDA Finalizes Guidance Regarding Patient Preference Information for Medical Device Submission
    By McKenzie E. Cato* & Allyson B. Mullen – In May 2015, FDA issued a draft guidance addressing how FDA might consider patient preference information (PPI) in review of premarket approval applications (PMA), humanitarian device exemption…
  • Sep 26

    Senate Votes to Extend Pediatric Voucher Program and Expand Eligibility

    Senate Votes to Extend Pediatric Voucher Program and Expand Eligibility
    By Alexander J. Varond – Late last week, the Senate voted unanimously to extend the rare pediatric disease voucher program until December 31, 2016. In doing so, it also voted to amend the definition of “rare pediatric disease” set…
  • Sep 26

    FDA Licenses First HUMIRA Biosimilar; Denies AbbVie Petition on Fifth Amendment Taking

    FDA Licenses First HUMIRA Biosimilar; Denies AbbVie Petition on Fifth Amendment Taking
    By Kurt R. Karst – Last Friday, FDA announced that the Agency licensed the fourth biosimilar biological product under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (“BPCIA”): Amgen, Inc.’s (“Amgen’s”) AMJEVITA…
Rank this Week: 274

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 27

    HRSA Refuses to Close the “Corporate Shield” Loophole for Malpractice Reporting

    HRSA Refuses to Close the “Corporate Shield” Loophole for Malpractice Reporting
    On September 21, 2016, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA, denied a 2014 request submitted by Public Citizen’s Health Resource Group. The group had asked HRSA to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking that would…
  • Sep 27

    Do Expert Doctor Witnesses in Malpractice Lawsuits Help?

    Do Expert Doctor Witnesses in Malpractice Lawsuits Help?
    Not according to Dr. Lars Aanning! In an article that he wrote was printed in The Yankton County Observer, and that was reprinted in the ProPublica Patient Safety Facebook group, he admitted that he had lied under oath on a witness stand to…
  • Sep 27

    State Farm Faces Suit for Allegedly Buying a Judge

    State Farm Faces Suit for Allegedly Buying a Judge
    Earlier this month, a federal judge found that almost 5M State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. policyholders have the right to proceed in a class action. State Farm faces suit for allegedly buying a judge. The judge in question is Lloyd…
Rank this Week: 973

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Sep 27

    If It Were Real, It Wouldn’t Be “Deemed”

    If It Were Real, It Wouldn’t Be “Deemed”
    The Fifth Circuit last week released an opinion upholding the District Court’s decision not to grant Defense Distributed’s motion for a preliminary injunction.  Defense Distributed had sought a preliminary…
  • Sep 23

    Bad News For Anyone Named Paul Davi

    Bad News For Anyone Named Paul Davi
    ABOVE: Paul Davis Yesterday, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) designated PacNet Services, a Canadian payments processing company, and many of its officers and employees as SDNs under the Transnational Criminal…
  • Sep 22

    Don’t Forget Croatia

    Don’t Forget Croatia
    Yesterday, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced various amendments to the encryption rules. I realize that the encryption rules are a sprawling mess, scattered through various sections of the EAR and written in an…
Rank this Week: 402

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Nationwide EAS Test Update: FCC “Recommends” Time Slots for Form Two Filing

    Nationwide EAS Test Update: FCC “Recommends” Time Slots for Form Two Filing
    As we all know, the FCC has been planning the second nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System for months. To monitor how the test goes, the Commission developed a whole new online reporting system – the EAS Test Reporting System…
  • Sep 26

    Nationwide EAS Test Still Set for September 28

    Nationwide EAS Test Still Set for September 28
    Just a quick reminder for all EAS participants. The second-ever nationwide test of the EAS system is still set for Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:20 p.m. (ET). This is a command-performance-all-hands-on-deck gig for all participants, so…
  • Sep 26

    Six-Figure Fine for Failing to Focus on Former Felonie

    Six-Figure Fine for Failing to Focus on Former Felonie
    Many FCC forms completed on a “routine” basis may need extra attention. Anyone who fills in pretty much any FCC form should be familiar with the certifications required by those forms. Anyone who “signs” an FCC form…
Rank this Week: 876

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 800

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 27

    Thinking About Exceptions and Alterations to the Insured vs. Insured Exclusion

    Thinking About Exceptions and Alterations to the Insured vs. Insured Exclusion
    Among the terms and conditions typically found in a D&O insurance policy is the so-called “Insured vs. Insured” exclusion, which precludes coverage for claims brought by one insured against another insured. The exclusion often…
  • Sep 26

    The Continuing Question of Morrison’s Applicability to ADR Transaction

    The Continuing Question of Morrison’s Applicability to ADR Transaction
    One of the practical effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank is that, as a result of the decision, it is more difficult to bring a class action in a U.S. court under the U.S. securities…
  • Sep 25

    D&O Insurance: Consent Judgment Including Covenant Not to Execute Constitutes “Loss”

    D&O Insurance: Consent Judgment Including Covenant Not to Execute Constitutes “Loss”
    In order to try to resolve litigation pending against them, policyholders sometimes enter a settlement in which they agree to the entry of a consent judgment against them and to the assignment to the claimants of their rights under their…
Rank this Week: 147

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 27

    Article on New Regulations Affecting the Deductibility of Investment Advisory Expense

    Article on New Regulations Affecting the Deductibility of Investment Advisory Expense
    Domingo P. Such, III & Tina D. Milligan recently published an Article entitled, Understanding the Regulations Affecting the Deductibility of Investment Advisory Expenses by Individuals, Estates and Non-grantor Trusts, 50 Real Prop. Tr.…
  • Sep 27

    The 'Bahamas Papers'

    The 'Bahamas Papers'
    On Thursday, a new cache of leaked offshore corporate documents were made public from the Bahamas, marking the latest setback for international financial transparency. The same group that released the Panama Papers has now brought documents…
  • Sep 27

    New York Allows People to Be Buried with Their Pet

    New York Allows People to Be Buried with Their Pet
    New York is now allowing pet owners to be buried with the cremated remains of their pet. Governor Cuomo signed the proposal into law on Monday. Cemeteries do not have to offer the option, and religious cemeteries are forbidden from...
Rank this Week: 22

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Sep 27

    130 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland , New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin

    130 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland , New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin
    As of today, 105 Virginia residents who had tested positive for hepatitis A reported consuming a smoothie at Tropical Smoothie Café prior to becoming ill. Approximately 35% of the residents, for whom information is available, have…
  • Sep 27

    E. coli O103 Recall of Beef Trim

    E. coli O103 Recall of Beef Trim
    Caviness Beef Packers, a Hereford, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 2,100 pounds of boneless beef trim products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and…
  • Sep 26

    Lawsuit to be Filed on Behalf of Brookline Woman Sickened with E. coli O157:H7

    Lawsuit to be Filed on Behalf of Brookline Woman Sickened with E. coli O157:H7
    Source of illness traced to Adams Farm Slaughterhouse in Athol, Mass; product from Adams linked to multistate outbreak and recall A lawsuit will be brought against Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC (“Adams”) and Eva’s…
Rank this Week: 136

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Sep 27

    Butera & Houser on Charitable Giving

    Butera & Houser on Charitable Giving
    Luigi Butera and Daniel Houser have posted Delegating Altruism: Toward an Understanding of Agency in Charitable Giving on SSRN with the following abstract: Philanthropy, and particularly ensuring that one’s giving is effective, can require…
  • Sep 26

    Rushton on Nonprofit Museum

    Rushton on Nonprofit Museum
    Michael J. Rushton (Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs) has posted Should Public and Nonprofit Museums Have Free Admission? on SSRN with the following abstract: A common pricing structure for…
  • Sep 22

    Clinton v. Trump Foundations Under the Tax Law (CNN Op Ed)

    Clinton v. Trump Foundations Under the Tax Law (CNN Op Ed)
    I just wrote this CNN Op Ed comparing the two foundations. It begins: Journalists and commentators across the political spectrum have subjected both the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and the Donald J. Trump Foundation to a…
Rank this Week: 218

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 27

    Congratulations to AWL Scholarship Winners Dockendorff and Roelandt

    Congratulations to AWL Scholarship Winners Dockendorff and Roelandt
    Today, September 27, 2016, the Milwaukee Association for Women Lawyers (AWL) Foundation honored two Marquette University Law School students with scholarships. Hannah Dockendorff, 3L (pictured at left), received the AWL Foundation…
  • Sep 21

    Poll Shows State’s Presidential Race Is Tight, So Where’s the Hot Campaigning?

    Poll Shows State’s Presidential Race Is Tight, So Where’s the Hot Campaigning?
    A new round of results from the Marquette Law School Poll, released on Tuesday, provided food for thought about one of the many curious aspects of this year’s presidential election. The spotlighted finding of the poll was that the…
  • Sep 18

    Obama Clemency Grants Pick Up Steam

    Obama Clemency Grants Pick Up Steam
    Somewhat lost amidst the wall-to-wall media coverage of the Clinton and Trump campaigns, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 111 federal prisoners on August 30. This builds on what has quietly become one of Obama’s most…
Rank this Week: 868

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    Events and opportunities:Debate: States and Migrations in International Law, Webcast, 28 September 2016 [info]IHL Talks: Refugees and Migrants: Legal and Human Challenges, Geneva, 5 October 2016 [info]Competition: Third Annual International…
  • Sep 27

    Regional Focus: Africa

    Regional Focus: Africa
    Event: An Uncertain Future for Somali Refugees in Dadaab, Washington, DC, 28 September 2016 [info]- Will also be livestreamed.Publications:Assistance to Refugees, Returnees and Displaced Persons in Africa, UN Doc. no. A/71/354 (UN…
  • Sep 27

    Thematic Focus: General

    Thematic Focus: General
    Events & opportunities: Symposium: Global Migration/Asylum Governance: Advancing the International Agenda, Geneva, 10-11 October 2016 [info]Conference: The Global Migration Crisis, New York, 20 October 2016 [info]CFP: Beyond Crisis:…
Rank this Week: 339

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 27

    Trump Is Right About 'Stop and Frisk'

    Trump Is Right About 'Stop and Frisk'
    Former NY Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has this op-ed with the above title in the WSJ.One of the strategies that helped bring about an 85% reduction in crime in New York City between 1994 and 2013 was the careful and appropriate...
  • Sep 27

    Racial Preference Explicitly Enters Criminal Law

    Racial Preference Explicitly Enters Criminal Law
    It's bad enough that racial preference has entered numerous areas of civil law, including employment quotas and college admissions.  But once the premise of racial preference took hold in those areas, it was likely  --  some…
  • Sep 27

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CA Man Faces Possible Death Sentence:  A California man who has already served decades in prison for murder is facing a possible death sentence for another murder he committed 37 years ago.  Debbie L. Sklar of My News LA reports...
Rank this Week: 322

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    Islam & Muslims in the United States: A Select Bibliography

    Islam & Muslims in the United States: A Select Bibliography
    Islamic Cultural Center of New YorkPlease see the bibliography posted here.
  • Sep 25

    Islamic Ethics: a very select bibliography

    Islamic Ethics: a very select bibliography
    Here is a very select list of titles, in English, on “Islamic ethics.” Of course ethics in Islam cannot be discussed without — at the very least — a corresponding knowledge of Islamic theology and jurisprudence. Still,…
  • Sep 14

    The Movement for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice

    The Movement for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice
    Elizabeth Catlett, Black Unity (1968)At the blogof the African American Intellectual History Society, Clarence Lang explains why“[f]raming symbols and discourses—rendered in the form of images, platforms and demands—are the…
Rank this Week: 506

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: 109

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Tugboat Sinks in Columbia River

    Tugboat Sinks in Columbia River
    The Oregon State Department of Environmental Quality and the US Coast Guard responded to an 82-foot sunken tug at 8:49pm on the evening of Sunday, September 25th. The Earnest, a wooden-hulled vessel, sank on the Columbia River in Goble, OR.…
  • Aug 30

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA
    The 22-year-old student diver who was rescued near Seacrest Park in West Seattle on August 28th, has died. The police report states that visibility underwater was very poor. Divers were signaled to surface, and all three divers in the class…
  • Aug 30

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA
    The 22-year-old student diver who was rescued near Seacrest Park in West Seattle on August 28th, has died. The police report states that visibility underwater was very poor. Divers were signaled to surface, and all three divers in the class…
Rank this Week: 885

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 416

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Sep 27

    #The1Llife: Learning How to Study

    #The1Llife: Learning How to Study
    GUEST BLOG by Jackson Long, 1L at SMU Dedman School of Law Well congrats; you made it! Kind of – it’s only one month but we’ve gotten this far (enough to use a semi-colon in the first sentence of this blog)! Each day is a…
  • Sep 22

    #The3Llife: Dive Into the MPRE

    #The3Llife: Dive Into the MPRE
    GUEST BLOG by Lauren Rose, 3L at University of Detroit Mercy The MPRE. The Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam. The pièce de résistance. 60 questions total. 10 unscored questions. Two hours. This test, while not as long…
  • Sep 21

    #The2Llife: Paying It Forward by Giving Back

    #The2Llife: Paying It Forward by Giving Back
    GUEST BLOG by Dani Gies, 2L at UCLA School of Law Now that we’re high and mighty 2Ls, it may be easy (and also recommended/good for our mental health) to move on past 1L and put the whole experience behind us. However, we also have…
Rank this Week: 847

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 27

    Connecting with Millennials: Politics and Teaching

    Connecting with Millennials: Politics and Teaching
    As law professor, most of my students are Millennials. What does that mean? Well, Neil Howe and William Strauss, in their book Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069, published in 1991, defined Millennials as those born…
  • Sep 26

    More On Salman As The Date For Supreme Court Oral Argument Approaches . . . .

    More On Salman As The Date For Supreme Court Oral Argument Approaches . . . .
    In recent weeks, co-bloggers Ann Lipton and Anne Tucker both have posted on issues relating to the upcoming Supreme Court oral argument in Salman v. U.S. Indeed, this is an important case for the reason they each cite: resolution of...
  • Sep 26

    Diversity & Herstory in the Boardroom

    Diversity & Herstory in the Boardroom
    Fresh from the presidential debate,** I find myself writing about board room diversity.*** Over the 2016 summer, SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White signaled intent to revisit diversity in U.S. boardrooms. In 2009 the SEC adopted a diversity…
Rank this Week: 94

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Sep 27

    Apple Seeks Patent for iBag

    Apple Seeks Patent for iBag
    "A paper bag is disclosed."        Related StoriesU.S. Patent No. 269,766: Do You Feel Lucky, Varmint? 
  • Sep 23

    2016 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded

    2016 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded
    At least two and possibly three of the prizes were given out for research that has some relevance for the legal system (among other things).        Related StoriesPraying Mantis Species Named After…
  • Sep 21

    Rectal Smuggler Won’t Know Doody’s Position Until November

    Rectal Smuggler Won’t Know Doody’s Position Until November
    I'm a grown man, but I'm also on vacation.        Related StoriesDefendant Votes on His Own IndictmentJudge Challenges Defendant to Knit Her Way Out of JailIs It Illegal to Make Your Spouse Ride on the…
Rank this Week: 132

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 27

    Anderson & Brockman on Form 13F filing

    Anderson & Brockman on Form 13F filing
    Anne M. Anderson and Paul Brockman have posted Form 13F (Mis)Filings on SSRN with the following abstract: We examine the reliability of Form 13F filings and document the widespread presence of significant reporting errors. Even among a select…
  • Sep 27

    Karpoff, Koester, Lee & Martin on Financial Misconduct

    Karpoff, Koester, Lee & Martin on Financial Misconduct
    Jonathan M. Karpoff, Allison Koester, D. Scott Lee, and Gerald S. Martin have posted Proxies and Databases in Financial Misconduct Research on SSRN with the following abstract: An extensive accounting and finance literature examines the…
  • Sep 27

    Cong & Xu on Composite Securitie

    Cong & Xu on Composite Securitie
    Lin William Cong and Douglas Xu have posted Rise of Factor Investing: Asset Prices, Informational Efficiency, and Security Design on SSRN with the following abstract: We model financial innovations such as Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), smart…
Rank this Week: 99

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    People v. Davis (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 27, 2016)

    People v. Davis (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 27, 2016)
    As I started to read this opinion earlier today, I found myself wondering why the authorities bothered to prosecute a guy for diverting the course of a stream under Fish & Game Code 1602 and petty theft of water under Section 488 of the…
  • Sep 26

    U.S. v. Martinez-Lopez (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)

    U.S. v. Martinez-Lopez (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)
    Sometimes it's hard to figure out what's going on inside the Ninth Circuit.Today the Ninth Circuit takes this case en banc.  But I didn't remember the published opinion at issue.So I looked it up.Nope.  No published opinion.That's…
  • Sep 26

    De Fontbrune v. Wofsy (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)

    De Fontbrune v. Wofsy (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)
    Did you wake up this morning and say:  "You know what?  I think I want to finally understand the French concept of astreinte.  I especially want to know whether it operates as a fine or penalty, or is it instead in the…
Rank this Week: 160

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 146

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    JeffreyToobin, "In the Balance"

    JeffreyToobin, "In the Balance"
    From this week's New Yorker: Jeffrey Toobin, "In the Balance," http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/03/in-the-balance -- "A liberal majority on the Court would present a particular dilemma for the Chief Justice. Roberts’s voting…
  • Sep 26

    Presidential Tax Returns and the Constitution

    Presidential Tax Returns and the Constitution
    A significant criticism of Donald Trump is that he has not released his tax returns (which I'm sure are amazing and fantastic if only we could see them). There has been a convention in recent decades that presidential candidates should…
  • Sep 23

    A Perfect Constitutional Storm

    A Perfect Constitutional Storm
    Events of the past decade (should) have made us aware that low-probability events can, nonetheless, take place and test the resilience of systems, whether US banking or levees in New Orleans, that essentially translate "low-probabity" into…
Rank this Week: 85

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/
Rank this Week: 586

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 27

    One Mighty Big Divorce

    One Mighty Big Divorce
    Mr. Zhou Yahui and his wife Ms. Li Qiong live in China. As a couple, they were ranked 11th in a global list of self-made billionaires under the age of 40.  Mr. Zhou is the chairman of online gaming firm Beijing Kunlun Tech. Most notably…
  • Sep 8

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce
    The heartbreak of a breakup, separation or divorce can shatter your world with such intensity that it feels as if you’re the only who has ever experienced such unbearable pain. If children are involved, not only did your heart break,…
  • Aug 23

    New Law on Date of Separation

    New Law on Date of Separation
    In the Summer of 2015 the California Supreme Court released its opinion in the Marriage of Davis case. In that case the Court took the traditional test for date of separation, i.e., state of mind that the marriage was irretrievably broken…
Rank this Week: 945

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Sep 27

    Works in Progress Scavenger Hunt

    Works in Progress Scavenger Hunt
    One of the fun events we had this past weekend at the conference was a scavenger hunt around Marquette’s campus as a break between the 28 amazing presentations that we had over the course of a day and half.  Here are…
  • Sep 26

    Marquette Law Hosts Fabulous ADR Works-in-Progress Conference

    Marquette Law Hosts Fabulous ADR Works-in-Progress Conference
    Thanks to Marquette Law, especially Andrea Schneider and Natalie Fleury, for hosting the Tenth Annual Works-in-Progress Conference, sponsored by the AALS Section on Dispute Resolution.  Not only did participants hear presentations and…
  • Sep 25

    Best Practices for Legal Education

    Best Practices for Legal Education
    I’m failing at retirement again. I just joined the Best Practices for Legal Education blog.  Every once in a while, I would forward to BPLE editor Mary Lynch a post I wrote for Indisputably to mention in her blog.  Having…
Rank this Week: 380

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 736

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 298

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: 430

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    ICC Sentences War Criminal to Prison for Destroying Timbuktu Heritage [VIDEO]

    ICC Sentences War Criminal to Prison for Destroying Timbuktu Heritage [VIDEO]
    In a landmark decision, today the International Criminal Court (ICC) handed down a nine year prison sentence in the matter of The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, the first war crimes case specifically focused on the destruction of…
  • Sep 18

    Protecting Cultural Heritage by Revising the Customs Entry Form

    Protecting Cultural Heritage by Revising the Customs Entry Form
    Customs Entry Form 6059BWhen people become aware of the rampant looting, smuggling, and destruction of cultural property, they show concern about preserving humanity's shared cultural heritage. And when U.S. Customs and Border Protection…
  • Aug 22

    One Side of the Coin: ACCG Re-Argues Previously Decided Legal Issues in Baltimore Test Case

    One Side of the Coin: ACCG Re-Argues Previously Decided Legal Issues in Baltimore Test Case
    Some of the ancient coins in dispute in U.S. v. 3 Knife-Shaped Coins.Court decisions in 2014 and 2015 rejected the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild’s (ACCG) demand to revisit legal issues already quashed by the courts in the…
Rank this Week: 668

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
  • Sep 27

    Seeking Alternatives to the Deadly Use of Force

    Seeking Alternatives to the Deadly Use of Force
    by Christopher DurocherAs with so many fatal police shootings that have gripped the nation’s attention in recent years, there is much we do not know and may never know, about the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Keith Lamont…
  • Sep 27

    Footnote 7 and the Clean Power Plan

    Footnote 7 and the Clean Power Plan
    In February, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the United State Court of Appeals for…
  • Sep 27

    Effective Action = Reasonable Interpretation: The Need to Protect US Cities and Communities from Climate Change Impacts Supports the Legality of the Clean Power Plan

    Effective Action = Reasonable Interpretation: The Need to Protect US Cities and Communities from Climate Change Impacts Supports the Legality of the Clean Power Plan
    In February, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the United State Court of Appeals for…
Rank this Week: 601

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 317

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 308

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Sep 27

    Review: 2016 Comprehensive Survey of Lawyer Incubator

    Review: 2016 Comprehensive Survey of Lawyer Incubator
    Last month, the ABA issued its first ever report on “lawyer incubators.” What is a lawyer incubator you ask? Lawyer incubators have emerged as models that enable newly-admitted lawyers to acquire the range of skills necessary to…
  • Sep 26

    How To Delegate And Manage Staff For New Lawyer

    How To Delegate And Manage Staff For New Lawyer
    If you’re a new associate at a law firm, more than likely you’ll also have a staff. A paralegal or a legal assistant. There might be runners and clerks. As a lawyer, you’re above them in the hierarchy of things, even if…
  • Sep 12

    Suing The Machine – Algorithmic Litigation

    Suing The Machine – Algorithmic Litigation
    Some gig-economy workers and unions are bringing this question to court. They argue that these companies’ algorithms exert so much control over workers that they are really employees in the eyes of the law and thus owed hourly minimum…
Rank this Week: 647

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 27

    When a Child is Removed Due to Abuse or Neglect

    When a Child is Removed Due to Abuse or Neglect
    In California, if the state learns that a child is being neglected or abused, the child can be removed from the parent’s home. When a child is taken away from their parents because of neglect and/or abuse, it is referred to as…
  • Sep 19

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?
    When people first file a family law case, such as a paternity action, a legal separation, or a divorce, it can be quite overwhelming and understandably so. For some parties, the court process can be intimidating, but please know that…
  • Sep 12

    FAQs About Child Custody

    FAQs About Child Custody
    When parents decide that it’s time to end their marriage, one of their greatest concerns is child custody, especially when they predict child custody to be a point of contention with their spouse. If you are contemplating divorce…
Rank this Week: 637

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    Crying In Baseball

    Crying In Baseball
    I recently heard someone talk about the power of being intensely passionate about something that you know deep down is really not that important.  And it is just possible that my love of, perhaps obsession with, baseball -- and…
  • Sep 21

    California's Death Penalty Cannot Be Reformed; It Must Be Replaced: Yes on 62 And No on 66

    California's Death Penalty Cannot Be Reformed; It Must Be Replaced: Yes on 62 And No on 66
    Voters have an opportunity to finally put an end to California's failed experiment with the death penalty by passing Proposition 62, and replacing it with a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.The history of California's…
  • Sep 19

    Birtherism And Basket Case

    Birtherism And Basket Case
    This weekend proved that the mainstream media is incapable of handling the sheer volume of dishonesty and deceit that oozes out of the Trump campaign.  After Donald Trump brazenly lied about his role in the birther…
Rank this Week: 287

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 27

    Aplin on Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism

    Aplin on Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism
    Tanya Aplin, King's College London, is publishing Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism, in Research Handbook on Intellectual Property in Media and Entertainment (M. Richardson and S. Ricketson eds., Edward Elgar, 2016). Here is the…
  • Sep 27

    Worthy @benworthy1 on Freedom of Information and the Media

    Worthy @benworthy1 on Freedom of Information and the Media
    Ben Worthy, University of London, Birkbeck College, has published Freedom of Information and the Media. Here is the abstract. The media are a powerful constituency of users, lobbyists and defenders of Freedom of Information (FOI) laws. This…
  • Sep 22

    Buccafusco @cjbuccafusco and Sprigman @CJSprigman on the Empirical Testing of IP Law's Foundation

    Buccafusco @cjbuccafusco and Sprigman @CJSprigman on the Empirical Testing of IP Law's Foundation
    Christopher Buccafusco, Cardozo Law School, and Christopher Jon Sprigman, New York University School of Law, are publishing Experiments in Intellectual Property in 2 Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law (Peter…
Rank this Week: 39

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Sep 27

    Does the FTC Get a Free Pass From Section 230?–FTC v. LeadClick

    Does the FTC Get a Free Pass From Section 230?–FTC v. LeadClick
    I’ve often joked that the FTC and state AGs choose to live in a fantasy world where Section 230 doesn’t exist. But a new ruling from the Second Circuit has turned my joke on its ear, suggesting that my underlying...
  • Sep 25

    Court Dumps Crappy Trademark & Keyword Ad Case–ONEPul v. BagSpot

    Court Dumps Crappy Trademark & Keyword Ad Case–ONEPul v. BagSpot
    It’s a highlight of my day to read an opinion that starts out: the litigants “are competitors in the dog waste disposal industry.” Blogging can be a crappy gig, but someone’s gotta do it. The litigants have competing…
  • Sep 16

    Trademark Law Can’t Stop Competitor’s Employee Recruitment Efforts–XPO v. R+L

    Trademark Law Can’t Stop Competitor’s Employee Recruitment Efforts–XPO v. R+L
    Con-way and R+L compete in the freight business. XPO bought Con-way, and the acquisition sparked apparently non-speculative concerns that some Con-way employees would be laid off (which layoffs did indeed ensue, e.g., 1, 2). Before any…
Rank this Week: 105

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Sep 27

    Equal Parenting Time: Beneficial or Harmful?

    Equal Parenting Time: Beneficial or Harmful?
    There are times when children have to endure divorce and separation proceedings. The real battle though is about child custody and who should have parental control. Divorce rates have nearly tripled in the last decade or so and child custody…
  • Sep 26

    Obesity Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

    Obesity Under the Americans With Disabilities Act
    The U.S. has the dubious honor of being the on again off again world leader in obesity throughout the 21st century.  Mexico has only recently knocked us off our top spot. Obesity has grown from 13% of people in 1962 to 19.4% in 2003 to…
  • Sep 22

    Employment Discrimination Based on Perceived Statu

    Employment Discrimination Based on Perceived Statu
    Sometimes, an employer makes adverse employment decisions based on perceived membership in a protected class. For example, a job applicant may be rejected because he is believed to be Muslim, even if he is not. Or, an employee with an altered…
Rank this Week: 558