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The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 136

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 20

    Fewer Cruise Passengers Sail From Seattle

    Fewer Cruise Passengers Sail From Seattle
    King 5 TV reports that there has been a drop in the number of departures of cruise ship and cruise passengers through Seattle. The video below features the Carnival Miracle which arrived back in Seattle after a cruise to Alaska. 805,000…
  • Aug 19

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee
    Haiti-Caribbean News Network reports that Haiti will require Royal Caribbean cruise passenger to pay an extra two dollars to visit the cruise line's "private destination" in Labadee. The extra money, to be paid by the cruise passengers and…
  • Aug 17

    Crew Member Disappears From Independence of the Seas: Why No Mention in the Press or Social Media?

    Crew Member Disappears From Independence of the Seas: Why No Mention in the Press or Social Media?
    A crew member disappeared from Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas earlier in the week. We were first notified of the crew member's disappearance from another crew member who was concerned about the incident. Today we received…
Rank this Week: 137

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • Aug 22

    Guest Post: Legal considerations when setting up an online shop

    Guest Post: Legal considerations when setting up an online shop
    Legal considerations when setting up an online shop Creating an online retail store provides a viable option for anybody looking to generate a second income, or even replace their day-job with a brand new business. With countless e-commerce…
  • Aug 21

    August continues…still….

    August continues…still….
  • Aug 20

    August continues – and I am keeping myself amused….

    August continues – and I am keeping myself amused….
    August continues and I am keeping myself amused with a bit of painting – fences and ‘artworks’ (as I like to ‘style’ my ‘creations’ !) I suspect, like many law bloggers, I am struggling for things…
Rank this Week: 138

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Argentina Bond Case Saga Continues Post-Supreme Court Ruling

    Argentina Bond Case Saga Continues Post-Supreme Court Ruling
    As the Argentina bond saga continues post-U.S. Supreme Court opinion, Reuters reported that a federal judge (SDNY) today said that legislation proposed in the Argentine Congress allowing the government to resume payment to holders of bonds…
  • Aug 21

    Market Expert Shuns Potential Ban on Payment for Order Flow

    Market Expert Shuns Potential Ban on Payment for Order Flow
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Amy Leisinger, J.D.Larry Tabb, founder and CEO of capital markets research and consulting firm TABB Group, has submitted a letter to Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), disagreeing…
  • Aug 20

    PCAOB Mulls Standards on Accounting Estimates and Fair Value Measurement

    PCAOB Mulls Standards on Accounting Estimates and Fair Value Measurement
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Anne Sherry, J.D.The PCAOB is seeking public comment on standard-setting activities related to auditing accounting estimates and fair value measurements. The Staff…
Rank this Week: 139

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 140

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 141

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Legality of Prisoner-for-Hostage Swap

    Legality of Prisoner-for-Hostage Swap
    Congressional Republican leaders asked the Government Accountability Office to review the Department of Defense's actions in releasing five prisoners from Guantanamo to Qatar in exchange for the Taliban releasing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.In a…
  • Aug 21

    Environmental Rights in Constitution

    Environmental Rights in Constitution
    A lot of countries have constitutional provisions establishing a right to a clean and healthy environment. Which ones? And what language do they use?A political science and public policy professor has put together information from several…
  • Aug 7

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division
    Unlike the federal circuits, the Washington Court of Appeals is a "unitary system"—one court that sits in three divisions, not three separate courts. But sometimes panels from two divisions disagree with each other, so there can be…
Rank this Week: 142

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Aug 21

    The fall issue of JALWD has arrived

    The fall issue of JALWD has arrived
    The fall issue of Legal Communication and Rhetoric: JALWD arrived in my mailbox today with lots of interesting articles. One that caught my eye is Hawking Hyphens in Compound Modifiers. Its author, Joan Magat, urges readers to hyphenate…
  • Aug 20

    Bench Slap of the Day: Don't Plead the Kitchen Sink

    Bench Slap of the Day: Don't Plead the Kitchen Sink
    From a federal district court decision authored by Judge Harry D. Leinenweber: The Court would like to make an observation. The parties should consider long and hard before requesting leave to amend any of the dismissed counts other than…
  • Aug 14

    New book on persuasion

    New book on persuasion
    Linda Edwards has published a new book titled Readings in Persuasion: Briefs That Changed the World. As Lucille Jewell’s review of the book explains, it presents briefs from real cases, including Loving v. Virginia and Lawrence v. Texas,…
Rank this Week: 143

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

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

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Aug 22

    A Conversation About Software and Patents: On the Record with Bob Zeidman

    A Conversation About Software and Patents: On the Record with Bob Zeidman
    Modern software tools allow people to turn fairly abstract ideas into reality. That’s the beauty of software. You can start describing things in such a high level and yet output what I consider an innovative invention. And so how do we…
  • Aug 21

    Federal Circuit Ignores Jury Finding of Non-Obviousne

    Federal Circuit Ignores Jury Finding of Non-Obviousne
    This is just another example of the Federal Circuit substituting its own decision for that of the decision maker at the district court level. It is one thing when the Federal Circuit ignores the factual findings of a district court judge, but…
  • Aug 21

    HP Patents: Social Network Sharing and Forensics Technologie

    HP Patents: Social Network Sharing and Forensics Technologie
    Hewlett-Packard has one of the stronger patent portfolios among U.S. technology developers, and the past few weeks have seen many interesting additions to that portfolio. One patent protects a method of brokering fair prices between printing…
Rank this Week: 144

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 145

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 146

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    SEC Examines Municipal Advisers and Alternative Mutual Funds, Reviews “Wrap-Fee” Account

    SEC Examines Municipal Advisers and Alternative Mutual Funds, Reviews “Wrap-Fee” Account
    The Securities and Exchange Commission introduced a two-year plan to examine municipal advisers who assist localities and states to raise money in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market. During this period, regulators plan to look at a…
  • Aug 19

    FINRA Investor Alert Warns About Scams Touting Ebola Cure and Other Viral Disease Stock Scheme

    FINRA Investor Alert Warns About Scams Touting Ebola Cure and Other Viral Disease Stock Scheme
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has put out an investor alert warning against buying stocks in companies claiming to combat viral diseases. The self-regulatory organization says it knows of several possible schemes involving stock…
  • Aug 18

    SEC Files Charges in $4.5M Houston-Based Pump-and-Dump Scam

    SEC Files Charges in $4.5M Houston-Based Pump-and-Dump Scam
    The SEC has filed charges against Chimera Energy, a Houston-based penny stock scam, and four individuals for their purported involvement in a pump-and-dump scam that made over $4.5 million in illicit proceeds. Investors were led to believe…
Rank this Week: 147

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    General Counsel of Fortune 500 companies, company revenue and law school rank

    General Counsel of Fortune 500 companies, company revenue and law school rank
    Let’s look at the Fortune 500 companies broken into equal-sized revenue categories and see if there is any pattern about the law school of their top lawyers. The plot below shows 20 revenue categories increasing from $4.8 billion for…
  • Jul 29

    A Shepard’s diagram of the three legal services companies can enlist

    A Shepard’s diagram of the three legal services companies can enlist
    A Shepard’s diagram typically describes the composition of soil in terms of three materials: clay, silt, and sand. The pyramid labels each portion according to the respective proportions of those materials in a particular clump of soil.…
  • Jul 28

    Leveling off of law school rank and number of general counsel of Fortune 500 companie

    Leveling off of law school rank and number of general counsel of Fortune 500 companie
    Setting aside the number of students in each class of the ranked law schools, is there any pattern in the number of graduates who are Fortune 500 general counsel according to the law school’s rank? The plot above shows the number of…
Rank this Week: 148

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Aug 22

    FINRA Charges Newport Coast and Five Brokers with Churning

    FINRA Charges Newport Coast and Five Brokers with Churning
    (Original article can be found here) From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: New York-based Newport Coast Securities Inc. and five brokers from the firm allegedly churned customer…
  • Aug 19

    SEC Announces Sweeping Examinations of Brokerage Firm

    SEC Announces Sweeping Examinations of Brokerage Firm
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: The SEC is planning to examine brokerages in 2015 with a focus on sales of expensive mutual funds as well as problem brokers. Sales of expensive…
  • Aug 19

    Former UBS Broker Pleads Guilty to Ponzi Scheme

    Former UBS Broker Pleads Guilty to Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Donna Tucker, a former UBS Wealth Management Americas broker, was charged by the SEC with perpetrating a five-year Ponzi scheme. Tucker began her career…
Rank this Week: 149

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 150

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Aug 18

    A certain NFL team is on the warpath

    A certain NFL team is on the warpath
    Sorry about the pun — but then again, I’m not the PTO; then again, too, my attitude toward “scandalous and offensive” ethnic marks is different from that of lots of people, too. This one, in particular, has long rubbed…
  • Aug 11

    Google Stock, Credibility Tumble

    Google Stock, Credibility Tumble
    Originally posted 2005-07-28 21:21:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter We blogged on this a while ago — the question of whether Google News is the sort of fair and balanced you’d like to see in a service that in some sense is…
  • Aug 11

    Ingenious, fair thoughts on fair use

    Ingenious, fair thoughts on fair use
    Originally posted 2006-05-10 17:25:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe Fire of Genius, a new blog by Joseph Scott Miller (no, it’s not about any particular genius), a professor at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland and an…
Rank this Week: 151

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Feb 25

    Adam Taylor of the Washington Post Caught Plagiarizing Government Propaganda Site

    Adam Taylor of the Washington Post Caught Plagiarizing Government Propaganda Site
    Adam Taylor of the Washington Post proves that journalistic integrity and independence is a thing of the past. Thanks to the careful eye of the much-maligned Roosh, we learned that Adam Taylor has no integrity and ethics. When he writes an…
  • Jan 23

    How Steroids Almost Killed Me

    How Steroids Almost Killed Me
    With recent revelations showing that Alex Rodriguez was a user of performance enhancing drugs, steroids are back in the news. Now seems like a good time to talk about how steroids almost killed me. Here I am, about to die while on steroids:…
  • Nov 5

    RIP Ed Post

    RIP Ed Post
    Years ago Ed wrote to me, asking for some assistance with his Blawg Review project. I gladly pitched in by suggesting articles to Blawg Review hosts. We had the pleasure of working together for a while until a mild falling out. No one really…
Rank this Week: 152

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Aug 22

    "Don't Be Afraid...The Sores Went Away"

    "Don't Be Afraid...The Sores Went Away"
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 22

    Execupundit - What If We All Said What We Were Thinking?

    Execupundit - What If We All Said What We Were Thinking?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 22

    Batteries And Chargers And A Galaxy Closer Than You Think

    Batteries And Chargers And A Galaxy Closer Than You Think
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 153

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 154

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Aug 22

    Sabine Pass LNG Files Monthly Construction Status Report

    Sabine Pass LNG Files Monthly Construction Status Report
    Sabine Pass LNG filed a report with FERC covering construction activities through July 2014 at its LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  Stage 1 (liquefaction trains 1 and 2) engineering is 99.4% complete, procurement is 99.5%…
  • Aug 20

    DOE to Process Alaska LNG Export Application Expeditiously

    DOE to Process Alaska LNG Export Application Expeditiously
    The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Moniz recently stated that DOE will process Alaska LNG’s export application on a streamlined basis, given that DOE’s public interest…
  • Aug 19

    Louisiana LNG Energy Files Draft Resource Report

    Louisiana LNG Energy Files Draft Resource Report
    Louisiana LNG Energy (LLNGE) has filed with FERC draft Resource Reports No. 1 (General Project Description) and 10 (Alternatives) as part of FERC’s National Environmental Policy Act pre-filing review process for LLNGE’s proposed…
Rank this Week: 155

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 156

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 22

    Come on Whataburger – Vaccinate your Employees for Hepatitis A

    Come on Whataburger – Vaccinate your Employees for Hepatitis A
    Health officials are once again alerting the public about possible hepatitis A exposure – this time at that Austin Texas Whataburger in Central Austin. A restaurant employee there at the 2800 Guadalupe St. location has been diagnosed…
  • Aug 20

    What is it with Peanut Butter and Salmonella?

    What is it with Peanut Butter and Salmonella?
    In 2009 President Obama was quoted: “At a bare minimum, we should be able to count on our government keeping our kids safe when they eat peanut butter,” the president said. “That’s what Sasha eats for lunch,”…
  • Aug 19

    Salmonella Illnesses Prompt Peanut Butter Recall

    Salmonella Illnesses Prompt Peanut Butter Recall
    nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars…
Rank this Week: 157

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 22

    PSA: Stop Helping The Bad Guys, You Twitterer

    PSA: Stop Helping The Bad Guys, You Twitterer
    The Associated Press reported that all you social media addicts are enabling the bad guys. SEATTLE (AP) — Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the…
  • Aug 22

    Because The Government Blew It

    Because The Government Blew It
    In what may be one of the most bizarre gaps of logic offered as if it makes any sense at all, Amanda Marcotte at Slate’s XX Factor contends that the statute of limitations for rape should be eliminated. State Sen. Wendy Davis, the…
  • Aug 22

    What’s Worse Than Anonymous Trolls?

    What’s Worse Than Anonymous Trolls?
    The New York Times Room for Debate raised the question, again, of whether online anonymity, what it called “The War on Trolls,” must be stopped: The Internet may be losing the war against trolls, a broad term for destructive…
Rank this Week: 158

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/
  • Aug 21

    Rule's new book: Solar, Wind and Land: Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development

    Rule's new book: Solar, Wind and Land: Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development
    Troy A. Rule (Arizona) has a new book, Solar, Wind and Land: Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development, just out from Routledge. Here is the description: The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and…
  • Aug 21

    Rule's new article: Airspace in an Age of Drone

    Rule's new article: Airspace in an Age of Drone
    Troy A. Rule (Arizona) has just posted Airspace in an Age of Drones on SSRN. The article is forthcoming in the Boston University Law Review. Here is the abstract: The growing interest in domestic drones is drawing new attention to...
  • Aug 21

    UC Hastings hiring lateral/entry level Environmental and Natural Resources Law Professor

    UC Hastings hiring lateral/entry level Environmental and Natural Resources Law Professor
    From David Takacs: The University of California Hastings College of the Law is looking to hire an Environmental and Natural Resources Law Professor to start in the 2015-2016 academic year. We are open to both lateral and entry-level…
Rank this Week: 159

Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney Blog

Includes topics such as copyright litigation, licensing, patent litigation, TTAB, trademark applications, and trademark litigation. By Los Angeles, California intellectual property lawyer, Milord A. Keshishian.

http://www.iptrademarkattorney.com/
  • Jul 15

    Karaoke Bar Fight! Elohim EPF & Ratt Sue Numerous Bars For Copyright Infringement

    Karaoke Bar Fight! Elohim EPF & Ratt Sue Numerous Bars For Copyright Infringement
    The U.S. music sub-publisher of Korean music publishers has filed copyright infringement lawsuits against several karaoke bars in Los Angeles and Korea town. I’m not sure how popular the 80’s glam-metal-hair-band Ratt is in Korean karaoke…
  • Jul 7

    Kendrick Lamar Sued For Infringing Music Copyrights In Rigamortus Song

    Kendrick Lamar Sued For Infringing Music Copyrights In Rigamortus Song
    Kendrick Lamar’s hit song “Rigamortus” may be DOA because he is accused of blatantly copying the music from “The Thorn.” Composer, musician, and recording artist Eric S. Reed composed “The Thorn” in 2009 for Willie Jones III’s…
  • Jul 1

    Levi’s Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Stussy’s Jeans Is Not Horseplay

    Levi’s Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Stussy’s Jeans Is Not Horseplay
    Levi Strauss & Co. has been making jeans forever and owns some of the earliest trademarks registered at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. The trademarks at issue involve Levi’s two-horses pulling on a pair of jeans design, one…
Rank this Week: 160

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Aug 22

    Keeping a Close Eye - The Need to Monitor Breathing Tube

    Keeping a Close Eye - The Need to Monitor Breathing Tube
    Some elderly and incapacitated resident patients of nursing homes and long-term care facilities have to use breathing tubes in order to aid their breathing and the oxygenation of their bodies and brains. Without the proper level of oxygen…
  • Aug 21

    Back to the Basics - Falls in Nursing Home

    Back to the Basics - Falls in Nursing Home
    Falls can happen anywhere and anytime to anyone. Yet the common stories we hear most about tend to be when our elderly or otherwise incapacitated loved ones suffer a fall, largely because of any incapacity. Such falls can lead to serious…
  • Aug 19

    Psychiatrist Suspended and Sued for Dangerous Use of Medication

    Psychiatrist Suspended and Sued for Dangerous Use of Medication
    One of the major issues we recently wrote about in the context of nursing homes and elder care has been the use of chemical restraints on residents. A problem has been the misuse and overuse of these medications, as well as the oscillating…
Rank this Week: 161

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 162

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 22

    Call for Papers: Emerging Issues in Polar Energy Law and Governance

    Call for Papers: Emerging Issues in Polar Energy Law and Governance
    The Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Journal invites submissions for a Special Issue on "Emerging issues in Polar Energy Law and Governance". Here is an excerpt from the Call for Papers: "The Polar areas provide special challenges,…
  • Aug 20

    ABA Section of International Law Committee Award

    ABA Section of International Law Committee Award
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law announced the recipients of its various committee awards. Congratulations to all. Get the ful list of award recipients by clicking here. (mew)
  • Aug 20

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Buenos Aire

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Buenos Aire
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law will hold its first Fall Meeting in South Amreica. The event will be held from October 20-25 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For those of you going to the meeting, and those who...
Rank this Week: 163

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Aug 22

    IP Analogy to Physical Property (in Architecture)

    IP Analogy to Physical Property (in Architecture)
    An interesting note in a 7th Circuit case, M. Arthur Gensler, Jr. & Assocs., Inc. v. Strabala shows how judges are continuing to apply the standards of physical property to intellectual property. In this case a dispute arose over the…
  • Aug 16

    That Sound You Hear is the Anti-Neutrality Dam Breaking

    That Sound You Hear is the Anti-Neutrality Dam Breaking
    Here's what happens when you really put people behind an idea: First, they have a lot to say to their government, and in this case it appears to be 100% opposed to special cable-company privileges (fast lanes). 1.1 million comments;…
  • Aug 11

    Having (Mostly) Failed with Authors, Amazon Makes a Pitch for the Reader

    Having (Mostly) Failed with Authors, Amazon Makes a Pitch for the Reader
    Last week a group of over 900 writers took out a full-page ad in the Times taking Amazon to task for its tactics. The letter was signed by some big names, including John Grisham and Stephen King, and it asks readers to write to Amazon CEO…
Rank this Week: 164

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 165

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/
  • Aug 22

    People v. Baniani (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 22, 2014)

    People v. Baniani (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 22, 2014)
    Perhaps I've been persuaded by the de facto status quo.  But if the defendant in this case isn't entitled to present (as he did at his first trial) a defense under the Medical Marijuana Program Act, I don't know who is.The jury at his…
  • Aug 21

    People v. Lucas (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Aug. 21, 2014)

    People v. Lucas (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Aug. 21, 2014)
    This opinion is difficult to get through.  Not merely because of its length.  It recounts a brutal -- truly brutal -- series of crimes.  Profoundly disturbing.I'll skip over the overwhelming majority of the stuff.  Though…
  • Aug 21

    Martinez v. Aero Carribean (9th Cir. - Aug. 21, 2014)

    Martinez v. Aero Carribean (9th Cir. - Aug. 21, 2014)
    It's fitting that two of the three members of this panel -- including the author of the opinion -- are former law professors.  Because the issue is straight out of a first-year civil procedure exam:Does personal jurisdiction based upon…
Rank this Week: 166

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Jul 27

    Latest on Spanish Journals (II)

    Latest on Spanish Journals (II)
    The last issue of La Ley. Unión Europea (July 2014) has also been released this month.  Prof. P. de Miguel Asensio (Universidad Complutense of Madrid) is the author of the first contribution, entitled “El tratamiento de…
  • Jul 27

    Latest on Spanish Journals (I)

    Latest on Spanish Journals (I)
     Vol. VII (2014, 2) of the Spanish journal Arbitraje. Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones has just been released. The following contributions are to be found therein: Under the heading Estudios Franco FERRARI: Forum shopping:…
  • Jul 24

    Save the Date: Next Conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law

    Save the Date: Next Conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law
    The next biannual conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law (Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V.) will take place from 25 to 28 March 2015 in Luxemburg. It will…
Rank this Week: 167

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    140 Law is Taking a Break

    140 Law is Taking a Break
    We will be taking a short hiatus from 140 Law, in furtherance of that elusive work-life balance thing we keep hearing so much about (not to mention the domestic bliss that will undoubtedly emerge as I spend a bit less time with my nose…
  • Aug 20

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, August 20, 2014:Heavy Meta: Maine Man, 19, Poses For New Mug Shot Wearing T-Shirt With Photo Of His Old Mug ShotJulian Assange will not leave embassy until assured…
  • Aug 19

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, August 19, 2014: Despite Supreme Court turndown raw milk activist won’t pay fine | Better Farming Report into Lac-Megantic tragedy to be released today…
Rank this Week: 168

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Aug 15

    Text of Redskins’ complaint appealing the TTAB decision

    Text of Redskins’ complaint appealing the TTAB decision
    This is the Redskins’ appeal of the TTAB decision cancelling their REDSKINS registrations. This is a de novo appeal to the US District court in the Eastern District of Virginia. redskins v blackhorse.pdf
  • Aug 15

    8th Cir: Fortis v Warner Bros (CLEAN SLATE)

    8th Cir: Fortis v Warner Bros (CLEAN SLATE)
    Justia.com Opinion Summary: Fortres develops and sells a desktop management program called “Clean Slate” and holds a federally-registered trademark for use of that name to identify “[c]omputer software used to protect public…
  • Aug 6

    E-cigs are the Wild West of Trademarks These Day

    E-cigs are the Wild West of Trademarks These Day
    hana modz.pdf
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Aug 13

    Lawyer Ethics: Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses (Washington State)

    Lawyer Ethics: Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses (Washington State)
    From Trial Ad (UW): Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses Excerpt: “Under RPC 1.2(d), a “lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . .” Does…
  • Aug 12

    Securities Lawyer’s Deskbook (Free)

    Securities Lawyer’s Deskbook (Free)
    Securities Lawyer’s Deskbook, from the University of Cincinnati College of Law Library Hat tip to the law librarian listserv.
  • Aug 12

    Project Nanny Van (Open Law Lab)

    Project Nanny Van (Open Law Lab)
    Project Nanny Van: a legal service design “Project Nanny Van is an excellent new example of creative legal service design…this mobile van that [goes] to locations where nannies might be congregating, and provides them with…
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New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Aug 22

    Multiple Suits were Counterproductive

    Multiple Suits were Counterproductive
    Plaintiff is sued in Civil Court for attorney fees.  She counterclaims for legal malpractice.  She then goes on to sue in Supreme Court for legal malpractice where her complaint is dismissed.  What happens to the Civil Court…
  • Aug 22

    When Is An Expert Good Enough?

    When Is An Expert Good Enough?
    For summary judgment purposes, an expert is an expert and is good enough .  No?  In legal malpractice, an attorney, duly licensed, is good enough to comment on the work of another attorney?  No? Not for Judge Buggs.  In…
  • Aug 21

    Sue One Firm, Arbitrate With The Other

    Sue One Firm, Arbitrate With The Other
    in a huge note-issuance transaction, Stonebridge Capital LLC hires Brown Rudnick LLP to prepare the documents.  The attorney handling the case moves from BR to Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and, of course, the transaction goes…
Rank this Week: 171

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Aug 20

    Correctly Calculate the Average Weekly Wage

    Correctly Calculate the Average Weekly Wage
    In any workers’ compensation claim, one of the most important issues that needs to be determined upon the onset of an investigation is the employee’s average weekly wage.  The average weekly wage serves as the basis for the…
  • Aug 20

    Riverside (Calif.) Individuals Charged in Comp Scam

    Riverside (Calif.) Individuals Charged in Comp Scam
    For five members of a California paving company, the road to success was paved with reported fraud.   The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office recently charged five owners, operators, and employees of a Corona-based paving…
  • Aug 19

    Be Wary of Compound Medications In Workers Compensation

    Be Wary of Compound Medications In Workers Compensation
    Compound drugs have come under great scrutiny due to their increase in utilization, their safety issues, as well as the significantly higher cost associated with these drugs.  It is a relatively small subset of the pharmacy spend in…
Rank this Week: 172

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

Covers constitutional law, copyright/technology, corporate law, criminal law, free speech, genetic testing, international law, national security and more.

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/faculty/
Rank this Week: 173

Australian Regulatory Compliance…

Australian Regulatory Compliance Review

Covers legal and regulatory impacts on Australian businesses. By David Jacobson.

http://www.djacobson.com/australian_regulatory_rev/
  • Jun 15

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?
    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private? Not automatically. In dealing with ASIC and other regulators it is important to understand that the Freedom of Information Act 1982 applies to government agency records and…
  • Jun 15

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?
    In the matter of Re1 Limited (ABN 80 145 743 862) and Re2 Limited as responsible entities for Westfield Retail Trust 1 and Westfield Retail Trust 2 (No 3) [2014] NSWSC 762 the NSW Supreme Court considered the adjournment of the adjournment of…
  • Jun 15

    Small amount credit change

    Small amount credit change
    The National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contracts) Regulation 2014 was registered on 12 June 2014. The Regulation clarifies the changes introduced on 1 July 2013 which imposed a cap on costs and a limit on fees…
Rank this Week: 174

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    China Compliance: Don’t Rely On Your China Staff

    China Compliance: Don’t Rely On Your China Staff
    You’ve heard the message. If you want to keep operating in China and stay out of legal trouble, the time is now to get your China house in order. And this is quite possible. But, can you rely on the advice of your China staff to…
  • Aug 21

    China Part-Time Employee Rule

    China Part-Time Employee Rule
    In China, the rules for part-time workers are not nearly as developed as the rules for full-time employees. In fact, it was only a few years did China begin legally recognizing part-time employees. The 1994 Labor Law applied only  to…
  • Aug 20

    How To Get Legal In China. Now.

    How To Get Legal In China. Now.
    During the past year, the number of calls from American (sometimes European) SMEs pushed out of China for having operated there without a legal entity (such as a WFOE) have doubled? What is causing this increase of foreign companies getting…
Rank this Week: 175

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Aug 22

    Canadian Medical Ass'n President says warehousing seniors costs billion

    Canadian Medical Ass'n President says warehousing seniors costs billion
    Via the Regina Leader-Post: Canada's hospitals are "overflowing at the seams" with patients who don't need to be there - frail and aging seniors, many of them with dementia, who have nowhere else to go, says the incoming leader…
  • Aug 22

    NGN International Resource Library on Guardianship now available

    NGN International Resource Library on Guardianship now available
    One of the goals of the 3rd World Congress on Adult Guardianship was to form an online International Resource Library on Adult Guardianship. All submissions, including papers, brochures, manuals, handbooks and more, are welcome if they would…
  • Aug 22

    2015 Law School Graduate Fellowship Opportunity with National Senior Citizens Law Center

    2015 Law School Graduate Fellowship Opportunity with National Senior Citizens Law Center
    From our good friends at the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC), which has offices in California and Washington D.C., details of a major fellowship opportunity for law school graduates for 2015 -- but interested individuals will need…
Rank this Week: 176

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    TTAB Affirms PTO Refusal: Specimens Fail to Show Use for Live Entertainment Service

    TTAB Affirms PTO Refusal: Specimens Fail to Show Use for Live Entertainment Service
    The Board affirmed a refusal to register the mark FAB AGAIN for "entertainment in the nature of visual and audio performances, namely, musical band, rock group, gymnastic, dance, and ballet performances," on the ground that applicant failed…
  • Aug 21

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability on this Section 2(d) Refusal of WINSTON CHURCHILL LANCASTER for Cigar

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability on this Section 2(d) Refusal of WINSTON CHURCHILL LANCASTER for Cigar
    Applicant Randolph Leonard Spencer Churchill sought to register the mark shown below left, for cigarillos and cigars, but was refused registration in view of the registered mark shown below right, for chewing tobacco. On appeal, Applicant…
  • Aug 20

    TTAB Sustains Section 2(d) Opposition: VS vs. VS for Skin Moisturizer

    TTAB Sustains Section 2(d) Opposition: VS vs. VS for Skin Moisturizer
    The Board sustained an opposition to registration of the mark shown below left for various organic hair and skin care products, including skin moisturizers, finding it likely to cause confusion with the registered mark shown below right for…
Rank this Week: 177

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    RIP Pat Davi

    RIP Pat Davi
    Pat Davis, who was married to our former chief judge Edward B. Davis for 52 years, passed away earlier this week.  She was a very private person and did not want a public service, but I thought it was important to post about her as she…
  • Aug 21

    Interview list for Judge Rosenbaum's seat

    Interview list for Judge Rosenbaum's seat
    Yesterday, I posted the link to the JNC's list of interviewees for Judge Rosenbaum's seat.  The Commission decided to interview 15 of the 24 people who applied.  Of those fifteen, 11 are state court judges.  There is a federal…
  • Aug 20

    JNC announces interviews for district bench

    JNC announces interviews for district bench
    Link here: http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/JNC-NOTICE0001.pdfMore to follow soon. 
Rank this Week: 178

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    A loss, is a tie, is a win.

    A loss, is a tie, is a win.
    The Connecticut Bar Association voted on whether to sign onto a brief in support of a firearms law. The House of Delegates voted yes, 2-1, but there was a referendum petition. A vote was taken. By a vote of 734-729 (5 votes), the members…
  • Aug 12

    That’s one way to do it

    That’s one way to do it
    It is a pretty common story — “christians” protest other people having fun. In this case, a church in Ohio decided that it is their business to protest a strip club and to harass its patrons. What makes the story uncommon…
  • Aug 12

    California Considers “Affirmative Consent” Requirement for Sex at College

    California Considers “Affirmative Consent” Requirement for Sex at College
    The motivation for this law is noble – who doesn’t want college kids to consent before sex? If SB-967 passes, then California colleges will be required to adopt policies that require “an affirmative, unambiguous and…
Rank this Week: 179

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 22

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News - August 22, 2014

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News - August 22, 2014
    DadsDivorce and MensDivorce as well as their sponsor, Cordell & Cordell, present a news video for the week of August 22, 2014.This week, Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joseph Cordell contributed a column…
  • Aug 20

    5 Hobbies to Try After a Divorce

    5 Hobbies to Try After a Divorce
    Going through a divorce is a life-changing event. Parting from someone you intended to spend the rest of your life with is difficult, but not impossible. Instead of letting your divorce consume and define you, take control by moving forward…
  • Aug 20

    Spouse's Current Salary Versus Potential Income

    Spouse's Current Salary Versus Potential Income
    Question:My wife has been putting off finding a full-time job until our divorce is complete.She holds two different master's degrees in education. Shouldn't this be considered as potential income when calculating maintenance?Answer:WhiRead…
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