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Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 1

    IP and Other Regulation

    IP and Other Regulation
    Mark Lemley, Stanford has a new paper on IP and Other Regulations. ABSTRACT: Intellectual property (IP) is a form of regulation. Once we understand IP laws as government social policies that seek to alter market outcomes, we can start to...
  • May 1

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    Francesco Montanaro, Universite Paris II - Pantheon-Assas; Bocconi University and Fabrizio Esposito, European University Institute describe A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry.…
  • May 1

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction
    Eric Hadmann Jasper, IESB - Instituto de Educacao Superior de Brasília offers Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction. ABSTRACT: As Brazilian antitrust authorities continue to look to the American experience and encourage…
Rank this Week: 21

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 1

    Law Day!

    Law Day!
    Happy Law Day to all of the Illinois Central College students, graduates, and faculty!
  • Apr 30

    Paralegal!

    Paralegal!
    Established law firm in Bloomington, Illinois seeks full-time entry-level paralegal. Responsible for supporting attorney and senior paralegals.  Extensive interaction with clients. Requires good communication skills, attention to detail,…
  • Apr 27

    LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT, FULTON COUNTY!

    LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT, FULTON COUNTY!
    LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT, FULTON COUNTY: experience preferred,paralegal preferred but not required, hourly wage commensurate with experienceand credentials, with opportunities for benefits in the future. Send resume,compensation requirements…
Rank this Week: 431

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Stein Hopes to Explore Problems with Short-Termism, Lack of Board Diversity

    Stein Hopes to Explore Problems with Short-Termism, Lack of Board Diversity
    By Amanda Maine, J.D.SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein shared her thoughts on “short-termism” and the composition of boards of directors at the Treasury Department’s Corporate Women in Finance Symposium. Both of these issues…
  • Apr 30

    SEC Awards Maximum Payout in First Whistleblower Retaliation Case

    SEC Awards Maximum Payout in First Whistleblower Retaliation Case
    By John Filar AtwoodA whistleblower who was subjected to a series of retaliatory actions by Paradigm Capital Management will receive the maximum award payment of 30 percent of amounts collected in connection with the case. In its first…
  • Apr 29

    Exclusive Shareholder Remedy Under Alberta Corporations Act Was Not Available in U.S. Court

    Exclusive Shareholder Remedy Under Alberta Corporations Act Was Not Available in U.S. Court
    By Lene Powell, J.D.A panel of the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a counterclaim alleging breach of fiduciary duty by directors of a California corporation with a Canadian parent company. In what it called an “anomalous…
Rank this Week: 536

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • May 1

    Marriage equality: The end of the world as we know it?

    Marriage equality: The end of the world as we know it?
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Professor Donncha O’Connell, Head of the School of Law at NUI Galway. Voting no to marriage equality will have as much effect on surrogacy and other forms of assisted human reproduction as…
  • May 1

    “Social Movements & Political Alternatives to Neoliberalism”: Workshop at Maynooth University

    “Social Movements & Political Alternatives to Neoliberalism”: Workshop at Maynooth University
    You are cordially invited to attend a workshop organised by the Maynooth University Research Cluster on Social Justice, Participation & Human Rights, in association with the Network on Power, Politics & Society, the Department of Law…
  • Apr 29

    CfP: Irish Yearbook of International Law

    CfP: Irish Yearbook of International Law
    The editors of the Irish Yearbook of International Law welcome submissions for publication in the Yearbook. Articles should not be published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. An annual, peer reviewed publication, the Irish…
Rank this Week: 43

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • May 1

    Land Use Articles Posted to SSRN in April

    Land Use Articles Posted to SSRN in April
    I'm trying something new this month, which is to highlight articles posted to the Property, Land Use & Real Estate Law eJournal in the month of April. To me, this seems an improvement over the previous search I used to...
  • Apr 30

    Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction

    Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction
    Fragmentation of local governments remains a key issue for land use law. A new research note by Rebecca Hendrick and Yu Shi, Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction: How Metropolitan Regions in the United States Compare,…
  • Apr 29

    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia

    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia
    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia. Download ALPS Final Schedule here. Wish I could be there...next time.
Rank this Week: 545

InnovaCounsel Blog

InnovaCounsel Blog

Covers legal and compliance issues faced by executives and general counsels.

http://innovacounsel.com/blog/
  • May 1

    Company Culture

    Company Culture
    Just like countries, companies have their own culture. When they hire a new employee, this employee must learn the culture quickly so they don’t make a mistake that could cost them their job. Company culture can include the dress code,…
  • Apr 20

    In-House Advantage

    In-House Advantage
    Every business legal advice at some point and have to decide whether to consult outside counsel or hire in-house counsel. Deciding to hire in-house counsel comes with many advantages. By being integrated into the workplace, in-house counsel…
  • Apr 17

    Terminating an Employee

    Terminating an Employee
    Firing or laying off an employee can sometimes cause issues in the workplace. It can bring down productivity and morale or even cost the employer a lawsuit if it is handled improperly. In-house attorneys can help make this process go ……
Rank this Week: 730

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • May 1

    What can I do if I am injured by a South Carolina state employee?

    What can I do if I am injured by a South Carolina state employee?
    Rock Hill, SC Personal Injury Lawyer  What can I do if I am injured by a South Carolina state employee?  Before 1986, if you were injured by a South Carolina government official or employee who was acting in the scope of his or…
  • Apr 16

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina
    FORT MILL, SC PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina  Leaving the scene of a car accident in South Carolina is a very serious offense. Any driver involved in a hit and run incident on South…
  • Apr 10

    Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina

    Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina  Anytime we lose a beloved person in our lives the pain and sorrow are difficult to deal with. The experience is even more agonizing and trying when…
Rank this Week: 789

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    I have just learned that one of my…

    I have just learned that one of my Discovery class students from last term has died, horribly. In every class I've ever been in there has been someone like him, a student who is determined to do things the hard way, to re-invent the wheel,…
  • Apr 30

    It seems to me that one of the chief…

    It seems to me that one of the chief problems with American political reporting is that the reporters are so close to the "sources" that they lose their critical focus. Part of the reason for this-- a big part, I think-- is that the reporters…
  • Apr 28

    The New York Law Journal has published my…

    The New York Law Journal has published my letter about the crisis in legal education:Dean Jill Backer's article "JD Advantage Versus JD Required: The Old Rules No Longer Apply" (Special Report: Law Schools, NYLJ April 20) was dangerous …
Rank this Week: 265

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Sports and Taxe

    Sports and Taxe
    The NFL draft occurred yesterday with two quarterback positions filled first. Those two young men are probably thrilled, but I have no doubt they were far more excited about the Ohio Supreme Court's ruling that occurred the same day…
  • Apr 26

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think
    Please exercise caution with your possessions in the law library, particularly during exam time when you might be more inclined to park your stuff and leave to grab a snack. It's not just the laptop itself that is valuable---it may also be…
  • Apr 24

    Big Google

    Big Google
    Slate.com just posted came across a "fun" article on how you can download your entire Google search history (i.e., searches you ran while logged in to a Google product (e.g. YouTube, Gmail, Blogger)). Presumably, the searches…
Rank this Week: 477

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/
  • May 1

    Tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall from Evelyn Brody

    Tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall from Evelyn Brody
    Evelyn Brody (Chicago-Kent) provided the following tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall (Harvard Hauser Institute for Civil Society), who died yesterday. Today, the academy lost a leading scholar of the history of the nonprofit sector – as judged…
  • May 1

    Recent Articles on Nonprofits Law and Policy

    Recent Articles on Nonprofits Law and Policy
    The season for introducing recent scholarship to the world is upon us, and scholars of nonprofits law have been busily posting their work to SSRN. This blog entry features abstracts of SSRN postings to the Nonprofit & Philanthropy Law…
  • Apr 30

    College Fraternities and Sororities Lobby for Indirect Tax Benefit

    College Fraternities and Sororities Lobby for Indirect Tax Benefit
    The Washington Post reports that the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition, which represents 100 fraternities and sororities collectively owning $3.2 billion in real estate, “is lobbying Congress this week to urge legislators to pass a…
Rank this Week: 239

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Study area tip

    Study area tip
    Exams have begun and you need to find that perfect spot.  Since it is my job to prowl the Library, I am expert in what goes on where.  So here are my tips:For study groups - reserve a Study Room.  These go quickly so plan…
  • Apr 30

    This Day In The Law: OAS Established

    This Day In The Law: OAS Established
    April 30, 1948 saw the establishment of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Bogota, Colombia, the date of the signing of the Charter of the Organization of American States at the Ninth International Conference of American…
  • Apr 29

    New on LLRX: How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1)

    New on LLRX: How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1)
    Google Scholar includes journal and conference papers, theses and dissertations, academic books, pre-prints, abstracts, technical reports and other scholarly literature from all broad areas of research. You'll find works from a wide…
Rank this Week: 349

The Antitrust Hotch Potch

The Antitrust Hotch Potch

Offers critical comments on EC competition law and policy. By Professor Damien Geradin and Nicholas Petit.

http://professorgeradin.blogs.com/professor_geradins_weblog/
  • May 1

    CNN Interviews on the Google case

    CNN Interviews on the Google case
    I had my 10 minutes of fame a few days ago when I was interviewed twice on CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/videos/business/2015/04/15/wbt-intv-lake-geradin-google-eu-antitrust-charges.cnn…
  • Apr 7

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche
    My recent paper on the controversial Intel judgment of the CJEU can be found here. Abstract: In June 2014, the GCEU confirmed the Decision of the European Commission that condemned Intel for breaching Article 102 TFEU by adopting exclusive…
  • Mar 26

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry
    Competition: Commissioner Vestager announces proposal for e-commerce sector inquiry Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commissioner in charge of competition policy Margrethe Vestager announced today at a conference in Berlin a forthcoming…
Rank this Week: 701

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

Legal research tips & musings. By the Coleman Karesh Law Library.

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • May 1

    This Week In Legal New

    This Week In Legal New
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the same-sex marriage cases. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a challenge to Oklahoma’s lethal-injection protocol. Also on Wednesday, the North…
  • Apr 30

    Are You Working as an Research Assistant This Summer?

    Are You Working as an Research Assistant This Summer?
    If so, we have a great training opportunity for you on May 13th and May 14th.  As you know, in the 1L curriculum, we focus primarily on primary sources at both the state and federal level.  There are a ton of other resources out…
  • Apr 28

    Have You Ever Wondered What This Thing Is?

    Have You Ever Wondered What This Thing Is?
    Enormous paperweight, book binding machine, or perhaps a torture device for late library book offenders?  Actually, it’s an antique copy machine. If you think current copiers can be a pain, keep this tedious process in mind the…
Rank this Week: 527

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Reading the Tea Leave

    Reading the Tea Leave
    What a gay week! It was just one week ago today that Bruce Jenner went on national television to announce that he* is a transgender Republican. This combination, I assume, because he thinks being arrested while using the ladies room is a good…
  • Apr 30

    Shocking Footage from Inside the Courthouse Yesterday!

    Shocking Footage from Inside the Courthouse Yesterday!
    There's been some discussion yesterday on Rump's blog about possibly improper behavior by a local judge.  There has been no confirmation of any of the allegations.These are always difficult issues, and I feel Rump's dilemma as he sorts…
  • Apr 29

    3d DCA Watch -- Rainy Days and Bunkers Always Let Me Down.....

    3d DCA Watch -- Rainy Days and Bunkers Always Let Me Down.....
    Are you wet and wild for some concrete slabs of bunker love?(Did I just write that?  Sorry Mom, but that's $200+ thousand of your higher education dollars at work!)Let's scoop up the detritus:Gonzalez v. Barrenechea:What is Raoul Cantero…
Rank this Week: 168

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • May 1

    Speaking on behalf of the NIMBY party: Part 1, Hugely popular but widely blamed

    Speaking on behalf of the NIMBY party: Part 1, Hugely popular but widely blamed
    By: David A. Smith The shorter the election cycle, the dumber the political vaporware, and as the United Kingdom barrels down toward the most confusing and hard-to-predict election for many decades, the buffoonery is rising to a silly…
  • Apr 30

    Month in Review: March, 2015

    Month in Review: March, 2015
    By: David A. Smith During March, in honored surprise at a decade’s worth of continuous blogging, I published the first 10/17ths of the longest post I’ve ever done, Ten Years a Blogger, As an encyclopedia should seldom be…
  • Apr 29

    A tale of two cities: Part 12, A beautiful city rising from this aby

    A tale of two cities: Part 12, A beautiful city rising from this aby
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 11 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, and Part 10.] By: David A. Smith “It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is…
Rank this Week: 886

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 1

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week
    One of my favorite weekend pastimes is urban hiking.  Washington, D.C., especially at this time of year, is perfect for that.  I particularly enjoy walking up and down Georgia Avenue, which extends from parts of D.C. (it changes to…
  • Apr 29

    The Phase Out of Non-Machine-Readable Passport

    The Phase Out of Non-Machine-Readable Passport
    The following is a guest post by Shameema Rahman, a senior legal research specialist in our Public Services Division. The Convention on International Civil Aviation (also known as the Chicago Convention) was signed on December 7, 1944, by 52…
  • Apr 28

    The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World

    The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World
    The following is a guest post by Brandon Fitzgerald, project manager of a Law Library staffing contract, writer and student of poetry and literature. In honor of National Poetry Month, I want to consider the intersections between law and…
Rank this Week: 160

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 1

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.
    With hard pressed economic times, state and local governments have turned to new sources of revenue: intellectual property licensing. The City of New York has been in the game for decades, licensing use of its the I ♥ NY symbol.…
  • Apr 30

    Imported from “Dertroit”

    Imported from “Dertroit”
    Readers of the blog know the dangers of selling unlicensed apparel and the oft-litigious stance of Major League Baseball when it comes to defending its marks.  But a recent viral t-shirt phenomenon may just be one time the…
  • Apr 29

    Really, Seriously? Frat boys, Go Home to Mommy (Patagonia Sues To Shut Down ‘Fratagonia’ Line)

    Really, Seriously? Frat boys, Go Home to Mommy (Patagonia Sues To Shut Down ‘Fratagonia’ Line)
    –Aaron Keller, Managing Principal, Capsule Unfortunately, the phrase “frat boy” or “fraternity” has been dealt another cultural blow by some less-than-impressive gents launching a ‘Fratagonia’ line of…
Rank this Week: 119

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 1, 2015

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 1, 2015
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Apr 30

    USCIS Will Accept ONLY the New Version of Form I-129 Beginning 5/1/15

    USCIS Will Accept ONLY the New Version of Form I-129 Beginning 5/1/15
    The USCIS has announced that starting Friday, May 1, 2015 they will ONLY accept the new version of the Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (edition date: 10/23/14). USCIS will continue to accept both old and new versions of this…
  • Apr 29

    Sign Petition - Help Release Melida and Estrella from Family Detention

    Sign Petition - Help Release Melida and Estrella from Family Detention
    What is Family Detention? Family detention is the increasingly alarming practice of detaining immigrant families, including babies and children, with their parents in ICE detention centers across the country. We urge everyone to sign the…
Rank this Week: 333

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/
  • May 1

    Caveat Vendor in a Banksy Sale in Gaza?

    Caveat Vendor in a Banksy Sale in Gaza?
    In March, while I was co-teaching a course called International Humanitarian Law in Israel and Palestine with Professor Yaël Ronen, I visited Bethlehem with my students. Among other things, we saw the image at left, attributed to Banksy, on…
  • Apr 30

    Siloing: The Next Unneeded Import from Undergraduate Education

    Siloing: The Next Unneeded Import from Undergraduate Education
    Silos, by Scott Davis I don't know if this is a thing yet, and I hope it doesn't become one, but I have been hearing, here and there, from people involved in legal education reform, that we need to combat...
  • Apr 29

    New in Print

    New in Print
    I am happy to see a publication by my colleague Faisal Kutty (pictured) gracing this list of recent publications. Way to go, Faisal! Hiro N. Aragaki, The Federal Arbitration Act as Procedural Reform. 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1939 (2014) Robert...
Rank this Week: 96

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 1

    Ohio BWC Finds an Unlucky 13 Comp Fraud Individual

    Ohio BWC Finds an Unlucky 13 Comp Fraud Individual
    The number 13 proved unlucky for various Ohio individuals.   Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer announced recently that 13 individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to…
  • Apr 30

    Keep Workers Cool As The Heat Turns Up

    Keep Workers Cool As The Heat Turns Up
    As the weather starts to turn warmer, extra effort should be made to keep employees safe and healthy.   As too many businesses have discovered over the years, heat-related injuries and ultimately fatalities are more commonplace than one…
  • Apr 30

    California Car Wash Businesses Soaked with Fine

    California Car Wash Businesses Soaked with Fine
    The California Labor Commissioner’s Office recently cited car wash businesses in the Los Angeles area more than $1.3 million for wage theft following a two-day enforcement activity.   The majority of the violations were found at 35…
Rank this Week: 530

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • May 1

    Friday’s Endnotes – 05/01/15

    Friday’s Endnotes – 05/01/15
    Grooveshark Shuts Down to Settle Copyright Infringement Suit — The notorious service, beset by lawsuits, announced yesterday that it would be ceasing operations, along with this apology: “We failed to secure licenses from rights…
  • Apr 30

    Copyright Review: A Review

    Copyright Review: A Review
    On March 20, 2013, US Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante sat in front of the House IP Subcommittee to discuss her call for updates to US copyright law. House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte afterwards announced that his…
  • Apr 24

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/24/15

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/24/15
    5 Seriously Dumb Myths About Copyright the Media Should Stop Repeating — John Degen kicks us off this Friday with a provocative and entertaining look at some of the common criticisms of copyright and authors’ rights. Judiciary…
Rank this Week: 494

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    The sex discrimination argument for same-sex marriage, in full

    The sex discrimination argument for same-sex marriage, in full
    At the oral argument in the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage case this week, Chief Justice John Roberts asked:  “if Sue loves Joe and Tom loves Joe, Sue can marry him and Tom can’t.  And the difference is based on their…
  • Apr 29

    An idea whose time has gone

    An idea whose time has gone
    Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has gone. Yesterday’s Supreme Court argument showed as clearly as anything could have that same-sex marriage will prevail, not only because of the strength of its arguments, but because those…
  • Apr 22

    Is the First Amendment Being Misused as a Deregulatory Tool?-- The Abrams Institute First Amendment Salon

    Is the First Amendment Being Misused as a Deregulatory Tool?-- The Abrams Institute First Amendment Salon
    Here is the video from the Abrams Institute's First Amendment Salon held on March 30, 2015.  Martin Redish and I discuss "Is the First Amendment Being Misused as a Deregulatory Tool?"  Floyd Abrams is the moderator.
Rank this Week: 205

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • May 1

    WIRTW #366 (the “same-sex marriage” edition)

    WIRTW #366 (the “same-sex marriage” edition)
    Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, one the Court’s most anticipated cases in years, which will (hopefully) decided the fate of same-sex marriage rights. The web’s best coverage…
  • Apr 30

    Supreme Court ruling on EEOC conciliation obligations is a Pyrrhic victory for employer

    Supreme Court ruling on EEOC conciliation obligations is a Pyrrhic victory for employer
    One question that employers always ask upon receipt of an EEOC charge of discrimination is, “How does this process work?” After the EEOC concludes its investigation, it has two basic options. It can conclude that no reasonable…
  • Apr 29

    Supreme Court to consider time limits for constructive discharge claim

    Supreme Court to consider time limits for constructive discharge claim
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court finished its Spring 2015 term with oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, the same-sex-marriage case. Earlier in the week, it added another case to its docket for its 2015 – 2016 term, agreeing to hear Green…
Rank this Week: 69

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • May 1

    Did he quit, or was he fired? Constructive discharge quiz!

    Did he quit, or was he fired? Constructive discharge quiz!
    Some employers really, really hate to fire employees. That doesn’t mean they won’t do it – but they’ll do just about anything to avoid calling it what it is. A few months ago, I wrote about “bogus RIFs”…
  • May 1

    Michael J. Shershin, Jr., March 2, 1936-April 7, 2015

    Michael J. Shershin, Jr., March 2, 1936-April 7, 2015
    Many of our long-time clients and friends remember our former law partner Mike Shershin, a labor practitioner. Mike died earlier in April after a short illness. We offer our condolences to Mike’s wife of 41 years, Martha, and…
  • Apr 28

    Supreme Court hears argument on same-sex marriage

    Supreme Court hears argument on same-sex marriage
    The SCOTUSblog has a live blog of the oral argument today at the U.S. Supreme Court in the same-sex marriage case of Obergefell v. Hodges, as well as links to the audio . . . just in case you’re interested.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 569

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 1

    Is Patent Trolling a Problem -- And Why Is It Newsworthy?

    Is Patent Trolling a Problem -- And Why Is It Newsworthy?
    by Neil H. Buchanan[Note: My new Verdict column, published today, continues the discussion (which I initiated in another Verdict column last Thursday) of the Republicans' political strategy to set the IRS up for failure, then to blame it for…
  • Apr 30

    Is the Sex Discrimination Rationale in the SSM Cases Narrower?

    Is the Sex Discrimination Rationale in the SSM Cases Narrower?
    by Michael DorfDuring Part 1 of Tuesday's oral argument in the SSM cases, CJ Roberts created a stir when he asked the lawyer for the state the following question: "if Sue loves Joe and Tom loves Joe, Sue can marry him and Tom can't. And the…
  • Apr 29

    Switching Seats Because I'm A Woman

    Switching Seats Because I'm A Woman
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my column for this week, I examine a conflict scenario that has been making its way into the news lately, one in which an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man (also known as a "Haredi") asks one or more people on an airplane to…
Rank this Week: 171

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/
  • May 1

    May is National Bike Month

    May is National Bike Month
    If you live in Chicago, you may notice bicyclists year-round as they travel across the city. Cycling traffic may be present in all months of the year but now is a time that many drivers notice an uptick in the bike traffic: the weather is…
  • Apr 30

    Abels & Annes, P.C. Representing Infant Scalding Victim

    Abels & Annes, P.C. Representing Infant Scalding Victim
    The personal injury lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. have represented numerous burn accident victims over the years in a number of different scenarios that led to injuries. Currently, these same attorneys are representing a seven-week-old…
  • Apr 29

    Motorcycle Ridership Increasing in Chicago

    Motorcycle Ridership Increasing in Chicago
    May is just around the corner and with its imminent arrival has come some milder, sunnier weather than that which accompanied winter. Spring and early summer in Chicago are enjoyed by many who call the city home as they welcome in a more…
Rank this Week: 590

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • May 1

    Five things employers must understand about LinkedIn’s job reference lawsuit

    Five things employers must understand about LinkedIn’s job reference lawsuit
    Recently, the issue raised in Sweet v. LinkedIn is whether the Reference Searches functionality offered by LinkedIn is governed by the regulations set forth in the FCRA.  The Reference Search feature allows users who pay a fee to search…
  • Apr 24

    Five statutes that can shift attorney’s fees to employer

    Five statutes that can shift attorney’s fees to employer
    You may recall from your college business law class of the “American rule” regarding attorney’s fees: generally in the United States each side is responsible to their own attorney’s fees, and unlike other countries,…
  • Apr 24

    Five statutes that can shift attorney's fees to employer

    Five statutes that can shift attorney's fees to employer
    You may recall from your college business law class of the “American rule” regarding attorney’s fees: generally in the United States each side is responsible to their own attorney’s fees, and unlike other countries,…
Rank this Week: 968

Unlock The Law

Unlock The Law

News stories with a legal angle.

http://www.unlockthelaw.co.uk/
Rank this Week: 678

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/
Rank this Week: 6

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 1

    The Symbiotic Relationship Between Privacy Law and Anti-Discrimination Law

    The Symbiotic Relationship Between Privacy Law and Anti-Discrimination Law
    Jessica L. Roberts, Protecting Privacy to Prevent Discrimination, 56 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Alex B. LongJessica Roberts’ upcoming article, Protecting Privacy to Prevent Discrimination, explores the…
  • Apr 29

    Do Corporate Managers Have a Duty to Avoid Taxes?

    Do Corporate Managers Have a Duty to Avoid Taxes?
    Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, Just Say No: Corporate Taxation and Corporate Social Responsibility __ NYU J. Law & Bus. __ (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Kathleen DeLaney ThomasThe recent wave of corporate inversion transactions, in which…
  • Apr 28

    Do Voluntary Compliance Programs Really Improve Environmental Law?

    Do Voluntary Compliance Programs Really Improve Environmental Law?
    Cary Coglianese & Jennifer Nash, Performance Track’s Postmortem: Lessons from the Rise and Fall of EPA’s ‘Flagship’ Voluntary Program, 38 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 1 (2014).Eric BiberCary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash…
Rank this Week: 60

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 206

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Covers hedge fund laws and starting a hedge fund.

http://www.hedgefundlawblog.com
  • May 1

    Hedge Fund Events May 2015

    Hedge Fund Events May 2015
    The following are various hedge fund events happening this month.  Please email us if you would like us to add your event to this list. **** Date: May 4, 2015 Sponsor: Sohn Conference Event: Sohn Investment Conference Location: New York,…
  • Apr 1

    Hedge Fund Events April 2015

    Hedge Fund Events April 2015
    The following are various hedge fund events happening this month.  Please email us if you would like us to add your event to this list. **** Date: April 1, 2015 Sponsor: 100WHF Event: Investing in Healthcare Location: Boston, MA Date:…
  • Mar 10

    Hedge Fund Events March 2015

    Hedge Fund Events March 2015
    The following are various hedge fund events happening this month.  Please email us if you would like us to add your event to this list. ****l Date: March 2-3, 2015 Sponsor: Information Management Network Event: Alpha Hedge East…
Rank this Week: 487

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • May 1

    Law Day

    Law Day
    May 1 is Law Day. This year’s theme for law day is the Magna Carta. The “Great Charter” is 800 years old this year. As the American Bar Association says: “Perhaps more than any other document in human history, Magna…
  • Apr 30

    Old Exam

    Old Exam
    We get asked this question often during the exam period. The law library’s exam collection was stopped in 2003 (don’t blame us; it was not our decision). If you want more recent exams or exams from professors not represented in…
  • Apr 29

    Research Guide on Exam Taking Resource

    Research Guide on Exam Taking Resource
    Need help preparing for exams? Consult our online research guide for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation.
Rank this Week: 317

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 1

    Corp Fin Comments: More Readable Responses Produces Better Results?

    Corp Fin Comments: More Readable Responses Produces Better Results?
    Check out this new study by a trio of professors entitled “Consequences of Writing Not So Readable Responses to SEC Comment Letters.” Here’s the abstract: An emerging literature shows that shareholders benefit from the…
  • Apr 30

    SEC Proposes P4P Rules: Our Upcoming Webcast

    SEC Proposes P4P Rules: Our Upcoming Webcast
    Yesterday, as noted in this press release, the SEC proposed pay-for-performance rules as required by Section 953(a) of Dodd-Frank. The vote was 3-2, with Commissioners Gallagher & Piwowar dissenting (Gallagher wrote out his dissent).…
  • Apr 29

    Proxy Access: The Latest Stats Show Mixed Result

    Proxy Access: The Latest Stats Show Mixed Result
    This blog by Davis Polk’s Ning Chiu gives us the latest (also see Steve Quinlivan’s blog): At ten companies where shareholders have cast votes on proxy access shareholder proposals this season, four companies received more votes…
Rank this Week: 539

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 166

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 1

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 1, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 1, 2015
    Court Docket (Bankr. N.D. Tex.): Chapter 11 Voluntary Petition Filed on April 30, 2015 by ERG Intermediate Holdings LLC Bloomberg: Puerto Rico House Rejects Tax-Overhaul, Pushing Bonds Lower Press Release: PREPA Bondholder Group…
  • Apr 30

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 30, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 30, 2015
    A Busy Day in the N.D. Illinois Bankruptcy Court… Northwest Bancorporation of Illinois Files Prepackaged Chapter 11 Court Docket: Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition Gulf Packaging Also Filed a Chapter 11 Petition in Chicago Court Docket:…
  • Apr 30

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: WestLB AG v. Kelley – Dist. Court, Minnesota, 2015

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: WestLB AG v. Kelley – Dist. Court, Minnesota, 2015
    WESTLB AG, Appellant, v. DOUGLAS A. KELLEY, Chapter 11 Trustee; UNSECURED CREDITORS COMMITTEE, Appellees. OPPORTUNITY FINANCE, LLC; OPPORTUNITY FINANCE SECURITIZATION, LLC; OPPORTUNITY FINANCE SECURITIZATION II, LLC; OPPORTUNITY FINANCE…
Rank this Week: 52

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • May 1

    Denial of a motion for leave to renew.

    Denial of a motion for leave to renew.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed the denial that branch of the plaintiff's motion which, in effect, was for leave to renew its prior motion, pursuant to RPAPL 1321, for an order of reference. The plaintiff failed to…
  • Apr 30

    A missing witness charge.

    A missing witness charge.
    Practice point:  The charge instructs the jury that it may draw an adverse inference based on a party's failure  to call a witness who normally would be expected to support that party's version of events. The preconditions for the…
  • Apr 29

    Rebutting the presumption of proper service.

    Rebutting the presumption of proper service.
    Practice point:  Defendant's affidavit denying receipt of process, and his averment that he was at his place of employment in New York County at the time of the alleged service, were sufficient to rebut the presumption of proper…
Rank this Week: 189

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 1

    Bank Holiday reading

    Bank Holiday reading
    Whether you agree with it or not, May Day bank holiday is almost upon us (personally, I think its purpose is to celebrate a certain person's birthday). Why not while it away reading Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog,…
  • Apr 30

    Unpunished

    Unpunished
    An impressive video from Women's Aid, as part of their Football United Against Domestic Violence campaign:(H/T to @rights_info)
  • Apr 29

    RightsInfo

    RightsInfo
    I meant to post about this last week, but didn't get around to it. If you haven't heard of it already, RightsInfo is an excellent new website which explains about human rights, with the intention of correcting the misinformation about human…
Rank this Week: 698

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Apr 30

    Student Scholarship: A Different Approach to Regulating Abortion Clinic

    Student Scholarship: A Different Approach to Regulating Abortion Clinic
    Jessica Ettinger (Notre Dame) has posted Seeking Common Ground in the Abortion Regulation Debate on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Note argues that requiring abortion clinics to adhere to the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers is…
  • Apr 30

    Americans' Views on Abortion Are Complex and Not Well Captured by Past Poll

    Americans' Views on Abortion Are Complex and Not Well Captured by Past Poll
    ThinkProgress: Polls Have Been Misleading You About What Americans Actually Believe About Abortion, by Tara Culp-Ressler: Do you know where most Americans stand on abortion? Thanks to the way that we’ve been polling on the issue for the…
  • Apr 30

    Recent Abortion Bans Elevate Politics Over the Judgment and Expertise of Doctor

    Recent Abortion Bans Elevate Politics Over the Judgment and Expertise of Doctor
    RH Reality Check (4/17): Laws Banning Abortion Procedure ‘Substituting Political Decisions for Medical Decisions’, by Teddy Wilson: Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed a bill into law Monday that criminalizes a medical procedure used…
Rank this Week: 135

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 518

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
  • Apr 30

    The Regulatory Week in Review: May 1, 2015

    The Regulatory Week in Review: May 1, 2015
    The Energy and Commerce Committee releases draft legislation making changes to the FDA and NIH, the SEC releases a proposed rule about executive compensation, and more...
  • Apr 29

    The Supreme Court Scrutinizes EPA Regulation

    The Supreme Court Scrutinizes EPA Regulation
    At oral arguments, Justices question whether EPA considered costs of regulation at the right time.
  • Apr 28

    Counting Benefits at the High Court

    Counting Benefits at the High Court
    Considering the costs and benefits of regulation should include indirect effects in the calculation.
Rank this Week: 208

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Apr 30

    Political asylum is critical to human rights protection.

    Political asylum is critical to human rights protection.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.   Political asylum is critical to human rights…
  • Apr 28

    The rioting in Baltimore - Not unexpected, but not beneficial to anyone.

    The rioting in Baltimore - Not unexpected, but not beneficial to anyone.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.     Freddie Gray's death in police custody --…
  • Apr 25

    The persuasive power of letting the story tell itself.

    The persuasive power of letting the story tell itself.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.       Successful trial work requires…
Rank this Week: 297

Jusweek!

Jusweek!

Covers law, society, humor and geopolitics. In Portuguese.

http://jusweek.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 140

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Woman Files Massachusetts Injury Case for Police Officer Shooting Her in the Face by Accident

    Woman Files Massachusetts Injury Case for Police Officer Shooting Her in the Face by Accident
    Britteney Miles is suing for Massachusetts personal injury. Miles was pregnant in 2012 when a former police officer accidentally shot her in the face. She is seeking $1.5 million. Police arrived at her apartment to answer a 911 call over a…
  • Apr 29

    Trek Recalls 1 Million Bikes After Bicyclist Becomes Paralyzed

    Trek Recalls 1 Million Bikes After Bicyclist Becomes Paralyzed
    Trek Bicycle has recalled nearly one million bikes following several accidents in 2014 that left two riders injured (one with facial injuries and one with a fractured wrist) and one in quadriplegia. Trek settled the lawsuit from the serious…
  • Apr 28

    Nursing Assistant Accused of Assaulting Psychiatric Patient in Leeds, MA

    Nursing Assistant Accused of Assaulting Psychiatric Patient in Leeds, MA
    An Ashfield, MA nursing assistant has been charged with assault and battery on a person over 60 or disabled. Garrett C. Crehan, 42, allegedly forced a 61-year-old patient at the Veterans Affairs Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System…
Rank this Week: 321