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Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Aug 17

    17 Seconds #15

    17 Seconds #15
    Useful, quick. One story. A lobsterman based in Portland, Maine, was giving a guest a tour of Casco Bay, which is notoriously tricky to navigate. As the lobsterman navigated the boat to and fro, the guest was clearly getting antsy.…
  • Jul 17

    17 Seconds #14

    17 Seconds #14
    Useful & quick. Some prospective clients are hesitant to share details with Clocktower before they “hire” us. I put “hire” in quotes because we have to screen every prospective client for conflicts – and make…
  • Jul 16

    A Modest Proposal For The Second Half Of The 2015 Red Sox Season: Start Wade Miley

    A Modest Proposal For The Second Half Of The 2015 Red Sox Season: Start Wade Miley
    And trade Clay. I coached youth baseball (Little League plus Babe Ruth) for ten years. My final year coaching, I took our underdog team to the second round of the playoffs, against the odds. (We were predicted not to make the playoffs.) We…
Rank this Week: 145

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • Aug 6

    Baylor Law School receives 2015 ABA pro bono award

    Baylor Law School receives 2015 ABA pro bono award
    The Baylor Law School received one of five 2015 Pro Bono Publico Awards from the American Bar Association last week. The Pro Bono Publico Awards program seeks to identify and honor individual lawyers and small and large law firms, government…
  • Aug 4

    US immigration detention policies incompatible with basic principles of justice

    US immigration detention policies incompatible with basic principles of justice
    ABA Journal by Lorelei Laird At an ABA Annual Meeting panel on Friday, speakers had strong criticisms of the federal government’s detention policies for immigrant mothers with children. “The government’s family detention policies of…
  • Jun 1

    In-state tuition for undocumented still the law in Texa

    In-state tuition for undocumented still the law in Texa
    Attempts to change Texas Education Code §543.052 to exclude persons "not authorized under federal statute to be present in the United States" from being considered as Texas residents eligible to pay in-state tuition were not…
Rank this Week: 136

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Jul 17

    Axel Honneth, “Three, Not Two, Concepts of Liberty”

    Axel Honneth, “Three, Not Two, Concepts of Liberty”
    Even for those among us who are not altogether convinced by Isaiah Berlin's famous essay "Two Concepts of Liberty," it has by now become commonplace to adopt a distinction between "negative" and "positive" liberties that largely coincides…
  • Jun 29

    William H. J. Hubbard, “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and ...”

    William H. J. Hubbard, “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and ...”
    “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and the Search for a Theory of Relativity” At this law school, “law and economics” is a mantra. But what is the “economics” in “law and…
  • Jun 11

    Aziz Huq, “Hobby Lobby and the Psychology of Corporate Rights”

    Aziz Huq, “Hobby Lobby and the Psychology of Corporate Rights”
    After the Hobby Lobby and Citizens United decisions, a robust public debate has emerged over corporate constitutional rights. Prof. Huq discusses ongoing empirical research about how the Hobby Lobby case has influenced public perceptions not…
Rank this Week: 119

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 126

Aimee's Rabies Medical Exemption

Aimee's Rabies Medical Exemption

Covers news and developments about rabies medical exemptions for sick and senior pets.

http://www.aimeeslaw.com/
  • Apr 17

    Canine Influenza Outbreak: Keep Your Dogs Safe

    Canine Influenza Outbreak: Keep Your Dogs Safe
    Dr. Jean Dodds tells us that limiting exposure to other dogs in public venues is the best way to keep your dogs safe from the canine influenza outbreak.Cornell University issued a press release on April 12, 2015 that states that the ongoing …
  • Mar 31

    Rabies Challenge Fund: Five-Year DOI Study Result

    Rabies Challenge Fund: Five-Year DOI Study Result
    It seemed a long uphill climb for the Rabies Challenge Fund in 2005 when it formed a 501(c)3 organization to privately fund a rabies vaccine duration of immunity study.Rabies vaccine manufacturers would not take on the challenge; a study…
  • Mar 24

    Heartworm Prevention - Proceed With Caution

    Heartworm Prevention - Proceed With Caution
    Dr. Jean Dodds, among the foremost pet health experts in the world, has weighed in on the pro's and con's of monthly heartworm preventative.As a rule, most of these drugs are well tolerated by a healthy animal. But as a rule, heartworm…
Rank this Week: 116

CAMLAW : Complementary And…

CAMLAW : Complementary And Alternative Medicine Law Blog

Covers chiropractic, dietary supplements, ethical issues, insurance, malpractice and risk management, spirituality and yoga. By Michael H. Cohen.

http://www.camlawblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Even More Healthcare Posts at the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare & FDA Law Blog

    Even More Healthcare Posts at the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare &amp; FDA Law Blog
    For regular readers of the CAM Law Blog, we're adding new articles to our updated blog on our law firm website.For more details, see the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare and FDA Law Blog. You'll find articles on topics such…
  • May 28

    Physicians and chiropractors navigate functional medicine legal issue

    Physicians and chiropractors navigate functional medicine legal issue
    Physicians, naturopathic medical doctors, chiropractors, nutritionists, psychologists, and other healthcare providers must navigate legal and liability rules to successfully practice functional medicine.Functional medicine is an approach to…
  • Mar 5

    Stem cell therapies engender changing regulatory environment

    Stem cell therapies engender changing regulatory environment
    Accelerating technologies are changing the regulatory environment to accommodate novel approaches to treating disease--stem cell laws being a case in point.We've published several posts and expect to expand these in coming days. Look…
Rank this Week: 122

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

Covers patent, copyright, trademark and Internet related legal issues. By Patent Attorney Brett Trout.

http://blawgit.com
  • Mar 17

    Brett Trout Named Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Fellow

    Brett Trout Named Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Fellow
    Des Moines patent attorney Brett J. Trout has just been named a Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers. Membership in the Academy is by invitation only, upon sponsorship and recommendation from peers and judges, and unanimous approval by…
  • Mar 16

    Brett Trout to Speak at The Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium

    Brett Trout to Speak at The Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium
    The 2015 Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium addresses the theme of Ethics and Electronics: Navigating Legal Ethics and New Technology. The symposium will be held March 27, 2014, at Creighton University’s School of Law. Brett…
  • Dec 17

    Inventing to Nowhere

    Inventing to Nowhere
    The Frightening Irony The documentary Inventing to Nowhere boils a series of complex questions down into one: Why are we allowing companies that stifle innovation to dictate our country’s innovation strategy? The History The…
Rank this Week: 129

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Feb 6

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn
    A New Zealand father was served divorce papers by his wife after he refused to give up his newborn son who was just diagnosed with Down syndrome. Samuel Forrest’s son, Leo, was born on January 21 in an Armenian hospital. Upon his…
  • Jan 21

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    A Kentucky judge has granted the state’s first same-sex divorce, despite a state law banning the recognition of gay marriage. Judge Joseph O’Reilly allowed the divorce of two Louisville women who were legally married in…
  • Jan 14

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife
    Actor Gary Oldman and his fourth wife Alexandra Edenborough are getting divorced. Singer-songwriter Edenborough, 36, filed paperwork in Los Angeles on Friday, January 9, according to People Magazine. The court documents cite…
Rank this Week: 143

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 146

IP Insiders

IP Insiders

Covers intellectual property litigation news.

http://ipinsiders.com/profiles/blog/list
Rank this Week: 118

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla
    LA JOLLA – A 45-year-old La Jolla woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was struck by a car on Girard Avenue, NBC San Diego reported. Just before noon, authorities say the woman was unloading her car when an elderly driver backed…
  • Oct 7

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw
    Last month, a jury in Chicago federal court awarded $1.25 million to an Illinois man who was severely injured by a defective table saw.  The victim, Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of two other fingers in 2007…
  • Oct 6

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 134

Nebraska Litigation & Trial…

Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor

Covers trials and appeals, depositions, and discovery. By Lamson, Dugan and Murray, LLP.

http://nebraskalitigationadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 151

Legal Resume Review Blog

Legal Resume Review Blog

Provides tips for drafting cover letters and resumes for attorneys.

http://blog.legalresumereview.com/
  • Dec 12

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.
    I recently read an interesting article on negotiating salaries.  While simplistic in many ways, the take-away point was that it is often best to refrain from using “I” statements when negotiating salaries.  Too many…
  • Nov 14

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume
    It was bound to happen. Once LinkedIn started pushing the QR code links to its pages, it was only a matter of time before they started popping up on legal resumes.  They are supposed to make you look hip, tech-savvy, … Continue…
  • Sep 20

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?
    The interview is over and you’ve gleaned a little bit of insight on the potential new firm.  When the questions end and the interviewer asks if you have any questions, please don’t sit there and say nothing.  This is…
Rank this Week: 139

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

Law practice and law school tips and information. From Andrew Flusche.

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce
    Guest post by Scott Morgan Going through a divorce can be a very traumatic experience. You feel like your world is collapsing, so it is hard to think clearly. It is important that you do not lose your health insurance coverage. You never know…
  • Dec 26

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist
    I’ve written about Ruby Receptionist quite a bit. They handle the overflow calls for my law firm. Some people might say that voicemail is good enough for their business. But here’s why I pay Ruby instead of letting calls go to voicemail:…
  • Oct 9

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 141

The Ohio Trust & Estate Blog

The Ohio Trust & Estate Blog

Covers estate tax, marriage, medicaid and probate. By Michael D. Bonasera.

http://www.bonasera.org
  • Dec 18

    TOMMY!

    TOMMY!
    So I’ve not posted for a while.  In fact, you’ll note that I mention in the below post that my son was about a month from arriving…  Well, arrive he did.  On 6/18/2012 Tommy arrived and, smiling almost ever…
  • May 8

    Sad Update

    Sad Update
    Its been a while since I’ve written anything here and, though I fully intend to get back to it in the coming months, a couple sad events required mentioning: MCA died last Friday.  The number of tributes available on the web make this…
  • Aug 16

    So Many Great Blogs, So Little Time

    So Many Great Blogs, So Little Time
    My Google Reader account is getting pretty full-up.  There’s so many great resources out there for estate planning that it’s getting hard to keep up!  It’s a nice problem to have I guess…
Rank this Week: 132

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury, auto accident, and medical negligence news. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.losangelesinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident
    SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY - A 13-year-old boy was tragically killed Monday night in a hit-and-run collision that took place at the intersection of Campus Avenue and Arrow Highway in Upland. According to police, the crash occurred shortly before…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver
    LOS ANGELES COUNTY - A 17-year-old girl was tragically killed after the vehicle she was riding in crashed into the back of a Nissan late Tuesday night in West Covina. California Highway Patrol officers said the driver of the car, Arianna…
  • Sep 24

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie
    Q. What are the symptoms of a broken toe? A. The most common symptoms of a broken toe are: swelling, bruising, difficulty bearing weight, pain, and reduced range of motion. If these symptoms persist, even after you stopped wearing Skechers…
Rank this Week: 135

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer…

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer Blog

Covers New York wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, hospital negligence, and medical malpractice. By Leland T. Williams.

http://www.newyorkwrongfuldeathlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of "internal" Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot's qualifications to fly the…
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of “internal” Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot’s…
  • Dec 10

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case
    The Commonwealth of Virginia, on behalf of Virginia Tech University, settled a 2009 wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of student Daniel Kim, in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The gravamen of the case was the failure of the VTU…
Rank this Week: 152

New England School of Law OUTLaws

New England School of Law OUTLaws

News and information of interest for the New England School of Law OUTLaws, and other members and supporters of the GLBT law school community.

http://nesloutlaws.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    GLAD Internship

    GLAD Internship
    GLAD has just announced its spring internships. Information below.************************************************************JOB DESCRIPTION AND INFO ABOUT GLAD:
  • Oct 4

    Reproductive Technology Bar

    Reproductive Technology Bar
    Yikes. A proposed bill in the Indiana General Assembly would outright bar lesbians (and any women who can't prove their participation in church or faith-based activities, amont other requirements) from accessing reproductive technology, such…
  • Sep 17

    NJ Domestic Partner Law - Doesn't Cover Inheritance

    NJ Domestic Partner Law - Doesn't Cover Inheritance
    New Jersey's domestic partnership law, which took effect in July 2004, provides some of the legal rights of marriage to same sex couples who register. Included are hospital visitation, some state tax benefits, and some benefits to state…
Rank this Week: 117

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    PTAB declines to institute IPR against Biogen's US 8,399,514 related to the MS drug Tecfidera

    PTAB declines to institute IPR against Biogen's US 8,399,514 related to the MS drug Tecfidera
    In a decision written by FRED E. McKELVEY, former Chief Administrative patent Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences [BPAI, the predecessor to PTAB], denying institution of inter partes review of Biogen's US Patent 8,399,514,…
  • Sep 3

    Dome loses appeal related to US Patent 4,306,042

    Dome loses appeal related to US Patent 4,306,042
    Dome lost its appeal to the CAFC:Dome owns a patent for making contact-lens material.On reexamination, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Officefound that the claimed method at issue was obvious andtherefore unpatentable. The district court agreed…
  • Sep 2

    Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo withdrawn over copying concern

    Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo withdrawn over copying concern
    After much controversy about the 2020 Olympics logo being copied, the logo has been withdrawn. ABS-CBN reported:Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have withdrawn the official logo announced for the Games just a month ago.(...)Public…
Rank this Week: 217

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 3

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System
    The American Law Institute has changed it's system of numbering series of the Restatements of the Law. This change only effects current Restatement projects and all those moving forward. All previous numbered series remain as they are. ALI,…
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute
    Ever need to see what a particular section of Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated looked like at a specific time? Jenkins has print versions of the statutes going back to 1930.  We also have pocket parts from 1969 forward. The…
  • Aug 18

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
Rank this Week: 169

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 234

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Fernandez et al. on Promoting Meth Labs by Banning Alcohol

    Fernandez et al. on Promoting Meth Labs by Banning Alcohol
    Jose M. Fernandez , Stephan Gohmann and Joshua C. Pinkston (University of Louisville - Department of Economics , University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics and University of Louisville) have posted Breaking Bad:…
  • Sep 3

    Yeh on Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry

    Yeh on Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry
    Susan Yeh (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Revealing the Rapist Next Door: Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry (International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: How do homebuyers…
  • Sep 3

    Larkin on Clemency

    Larkin on Clemency
    Paul J. Larkin Jr. (The Heritage Foundation) has posted Clemency 2.0 on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A trope heard throughout criminal justice circles today is that the system is a dystopia. Although most of the discussion and proposed…
Rank this Week: 155

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 3

    Blutman on Customary International Law

    Blutman on Customary International Law
    László Blutman (University of Szeged - Faculty of Law) has posed Law in Mind: Towards an Explanatory Framework for Customary International Law (Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2014. Eleven Publishing, The Hague…
  • Sep 3

    Strang on Originalism & the Declaration of Independence

    Strang on Originalism &amp; the Declaration of Independence
    Lee J. Strang (Georgetown Center for the Constitution) has posted Originalism's Subject Matter: Why the Declaration of Independence Is Not Part of the Constitution (Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Sep 3

    Steinhoff on the Uselessness of Ideal Theory

    Steinhoff on the Uselessness of Ideal Theory
    Uwe Steinhoff (The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration) has posted The Uselessness of Rawls's 'Ideal Theory' on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the years a few authors have argued that Rawls’s ideal…
Rank this Week: 168

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Sep 3

    A Job: Be an Online Juror

    A Job: Be an Online Juror
    Who knew there was such a business? From Daily Worth: Join an Online Jury “Trial attorneys are frequently looking for people to weigh in on real cases that may not have gone to court yet,” Martin says. “They rely upon...
  • Sep 2

    Review: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!

    Review: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!
    The new issue of Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing is out,and it contains my review of Steven Pinker's recent book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century! Here is the conclusion: In...
  • Sep 2

    Storytelling in a Nutshell

    Storytelling in a Nutshell
    While surfing the web, I came across this excellent 14 page CLE handout that sums up the definition and practice of storytelling: Frank Mungo, The Hero’s Journey: Winning More Trials by Telling Emotionally Compelling Stories (here). It is…
Rank this Week: 156

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    National Council of La Raza v. Cegavske (9th Cir. - Sept. 3, 2015)

    National Council of La Raza v. Cegavske (9th Cir. - Sept. 3, 2015)
    Is Judge Jones becoming the new Judge Real?Three civil rights organizations claim that Nevada isn't following the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.  That statute creates a private cause of action, and plaintiffs have some pretty…
  • Sep 2

    Sequeira v. Lincoln National Life Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 1, 2015)

    Sequeira v. Lincoln National Life Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 1, 2015)
    There are plenty of people in this world who hate insurance companies.  Absolutely hate 'em.  Think they're abusive, sleazy, money-grubbing bastards.I'm not one of those people.  As a whole, I think the industry's no worse --…
  • Sep 2

    People v. Vasquez (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 31, 2015)

    People v. Vasquez (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 31, 2015)
    Who needs me when you have Justice Gilbert, who write the following as the first two sentences of this opinion:"The new owner of a house prepares to move in. She transfers utilities to her name, installs locks, leaves personal items in the…
Rank this Week: 177

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 3

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty:  Prosecutors in South Carolina stated in court documents that the death penalty will be sought for Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man charged with the racially motivated massacre of nine black…
  • Sep 2

    Baltimore Protesters Demand Due Proce

    Baltimore Protesters Demand Due Proce
    There was a hearing today in Baltimore in the Freddie Gray homicide case.  The court refused defense requests to dismiss the charges or remove States Attorney Marilyn Mosby.  It did, however, grant separate trials to the…
  • Sep 2

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Kate Steinle's Family File Legal Claims:  The family of Kate Steinle, the young woman who was fatally shot two months ago in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant, filed wrongful death claims Tuesday against the sheriff of San…
Rank this Week: 237

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 233

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 159

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Sep 3

    In My Grandfather’s Footsteps: A Worthwhile Summer Spent at EPA 

    In My Grandfather’s Footsteps: A Worthwhile Summer Spent at EPA 
    Every summer, EPA brings in students to work, learn practical environmental skills, and enhance their educational experience through our Pathways Intern Program. The Big Blue Thread is proud to feature several blogs written by these interns,…
  • Sep 3

    Great Lakes Successes – Part 2

    Great Lakes Successes – Part 2
    We’ve all made remarkable progress in the first five years of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), much of it visible. (see Opinion) But behind every official success there are many other successes. Here a few of the…
  • Sep 3

    Safety First!

    Safety First!
    by Virginia Thompson Swimming at our local pool is one of my favorite summer activities.  As I recently reflected on the accomplishment of logging 1,000 laps annually for nearly a decade, it dawned on me we often don’t give a…
Rank this Week: 215

Director's Forum: David Kappos'…

Director's Forum: David Kappos' Public Blog

From the US Patent and Trademark Office.

http://www.uspto.gov/blog/director/
  • Sep 3

    New Patents Petitions Timeline

    New Patents Petitions Timeline
    Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee People have asked us for more information on the patents petition process, and based on that input, I’m pleased to announce that…
  • Aug 19

    PTAB Update: Proposed Changes to Rules Governing PTAB Trial Proceeding

    PTAB Update: Proposed Changes to Rules Governing PTAB Trial Proceeding
    Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee When the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011 (AIA) created three new kinds of post-patent issuance review proceedings to be…
  • Aug 6

    Modernization of Electronic Patent Application Proce

    Modernization of Electronic Patent Application Proce
    Guest Blog by Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Russ Slifer I’m excited to let you know about one of our newest initiatives, eCommerce Modernization (eMod), which will…
Rank this Week: 226

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Price

    Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Price
    Kathleen Ngangoue and Georg Weizsacker are Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Prices. ABSTRACT: Our market experiment investigates the extent to which traders learn from the price, differentiating between situations where orders are…
  • Sep 3

    Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence

    Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence
    Yongmin Chen, University of Colorado at Boulder and Michael Riordan, Columbia University explore Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence. ABSTRACT: We develop a new approach to discrete choice demand for differentiated products, using…
  • Sep 3

    'Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012

    'Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012
    Barry J Rodger, University of Strathclyde, examines Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012. ABSTRACT: In the UK, competition law disputes which are made…
Rank this Week: 167

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 3

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt
    Judge David Bunning has held Kim Davis in contempt and had her jailed. Bunning apparently pointed to the fact that members of the public are raising money to cover the fines (damn crowd-funding) as evidence that fines alone would not work.…
  • Sep 3

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof
    I have been thinking a lot about affirmative consent in sex cases. I understand why advocates want affirmative consent as a policy matter; certainly, people should ensure that they are only having sex with partners who actually want to be…
  • Sep 3

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage
    Jonathan Adler explains why Kim Davis cannot, and should not be able to, use her personal religious beliefs to refuse to issue licenses to same-sex couples; if her conscience prevents her from doing this, she must resign. Adler points to a…
Rank this Week: 171

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 3

    A natural progression?

    A natural progression?
    We had her. Then her. Then afterwards her. Now her. And next her? Seems like some sort of trend, perhaps. What does it all mean?
  • Sep 3

    Yale study estimates 3 trillion trees on Earth - SlashGear

    Yale study estimates 3 trillion trees on Earth - SlashGear
    A new study led by Yale's School of Forestry & Environmental Studies has revealed that the Earth is estimated to have over 3 trillion trees. The significance of this is that the figure is over 7.5 times more than previous...
  • Sep 3

    King Cobra Missing in Orlando

    King Cobra Missing in Orlando
    “We are used to snakes here in Florida, but a king cobra is a totally different story,” a TV anchor said on WESH2. via time.com
Rank this Week: 212

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 206

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Sep 3

    Why did a judge vacate Tom Brady's suspension?

    Why did a judge vacate Tom Brady's suspension?
    I'm assuming you already heard about it - today, a federal judge vacated Tom Brady's 4-game suspension for "Deflate Gate." You can read the actual order here.Generally, arbitration decisions are final and courts afford them extraordinary…
  • Sep 3

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Unemployment Compensation Edition

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Unemployment Compensation Edition
    Yesterday, we reviewed the Third Circuit's classification test for employees under the FLSA. Next up: Pennsylvania's test for purposes of Unemployment Compensation.When does this come into play? Well, claimants are generally not entitled to…
  • Sep 2

    Employee or Independent Contractor? 3d Cir. FLSA Edition

    Employee or Independent Contractor? 3d Cir. FLSA Edition
    Few things in the law are as poorly defined as the distinction between independent contractors and employees. This will be the first post in a series dedicated to that distinction. One of the problems is that courts apply different tests…
Rank this Week: 157

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Sep 3

    Personal Jurisdiction: D. Kansa

    Personal Jurisdiction: D. Kansa
    Plaintiff terminates Asian distributor.  Asian distributor allegedly hires Texas defendant to manufacture counterfeits.  No general or specific jurisdiction over Texas manufacturer in Kansas. BG PRODUCTS, INC. v. STINGER CHEMICAL,…
  • Sep 2

    RCA v. VOXX – Failure to Plead Public Injury Under NY GBL 349 and 350

    RCA v. VOXX – Failure to Plead Public Injury Under NY GBL 349 and 350
    SDNY: Counterclaim under NY GBL sections 349 and 350 failed to plead necessary ‘public injury’ caused by plaintiff’s alleged sales of counterfeits. RCA TRADEMARK MANAGEMENT SAS v. VOXX INTERNATIONAL CORP., Dist. Court, SD…
  • Aug 26

    I Will Be Speaking on IP Protection of 3D Shapes at AIPLA Oct. 22 in DC

    I Will Be Speaking on IP Protection of 3D Shapes at AIPLA Oct. 22 in DC
    Page 10 of the brochure: “What type of IP Do I Need? How to Figure Out How Best to Protect 3D Creations AIPLA October brochure.
Rank this Week: 196

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/
  • Sep 3

    The NLRB and Independent Contractor

    The NLRB and Independent Contractor
    The National Labor Relations Board recently issued a decision , Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., d/b/a/ BFI Newby Island Recyclery, that establishes a new standard for determining who is a joint employer. BFI Newby Island…
  • Sep 2

    New in Print: Hastings Law Journal Special Issue for Charles L. Knapp

    New in Print: Hastings Law Journal Special Issue for Charles L. Knapp
    Last year, Hastings Law hosted a conference in honor of Charles L. Knapp. The proceedings of that conference are now in print. Abstracts can be found here on the Hastings Law Journal homepage. Contract Law Present and Future: A Symposium...
  • Sep 1

    Uber’s Safety Check

    Uber’s Safety Check
    Uber. It just seems to always be in the news for one more lawsuit, doesn’t it. In late August, the district attorneys for San Francisco and Los Angeles filed a civil complaint against the company alleging that it is making...
Rank this Week: 162

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant
    According to Michigan Radio, a complaint was filed this week with the EEOC by  Charee Stanley, a Muslim flight attendant now on unpaid leave from ExpressJet.  When Stanley converted to Islam two years ago, she arranged for fellow…
  • Sep 3

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College
    Last year in the Pacific Lutheran University case, the National Labor Relations Board developed a new test for when it will assert jurisdiction over a religiously-affiliated college. Even if the college holds itself out as providing a…
  • Sep 2

    Suit Charges Pet Store Chain With Discrimination Against Persian

    Suit Charges Pet Store Chain With Discrimination Against Persian
    Courthouse News Service reports on a discrimination lawsuit filed against Petco Animal Supplies Stores for refusing to sell goldfish to individuals of Persian descent who want to use the fish to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New…
Rank this Week: 172

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Sep 3

    Caregivers & Fiduciary Obligation

    Caregivers &amp; Fiduciary Obligation
    Reeves v. Dean, a recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia (BCSC), acts as a helpful reminder that a fiduciary relationship may arise between a caregiver and their client. The plaintiff was 50 years old and suffered from…
  • Sep 1

    Removal of a Co-Trustee of an RESP

    Removal of a Co-Trustee of an RESP
    Families with young children are encouraged to start saving for their education as early as possible. The RESP is one of the most popular methods used to accomplish this; however, it is not uncommon for it to become the subject of disputes if…
  • Sep 1

    Hull on Estates # 431 – Delirium and Dementia

    Hull on Estates # 431 – Delirium and Dementia
    This week on Hull on Estates, Natalia Angelini and Nick Esterbauer discuss a recent paper by Wendy Griesdorf, which highlights the differences between delirium and dementia, and the relevance of this distinction within the context of estate…
Rank this Week: 202

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 2

    Report Argues That Courts Ensure Food Safety Better Than Industry

    Report Argues That Courts Ensure Food Safety Better Than Industry
    A report released Wednesday by the American Association for Justice argues that the civil justice system is better at getting the food industry to ensure the safety of their products than foodborne illnesses. About 80 percent of foodborne…
  • Sep 2

    Individual Animals (Again) Get on the Crime Victims List in Oregon

    Individual Animals (Again) Get on the Crime Victims List in Oregon
    Oregon is again the first state where prosecutors may count each abused animal as a crime victim. The state did so once before and then took it back, but now it has reinstated the court precedent to let animals count as individuals under…
  • Sep 2

    Crowdsourcing Gathers Foodborne Illness Reports Together On One Site

    Crowdsourcing Gathers Foodborne Illness Reports Together On One Site
    After suffering through three bouts of foodborne illness and not being able to do much about it, Patrick Quade decided to try and help others who find themselves in a similar position. He established a website in 2009 for people to…
Rank this Week: 195

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Sep 2

    Sand Is A “Missile”? Go Figure.

    Sand Is A “Missile”? Go Figure.
    There are a lot of silly laws on the books. Take this one, for example from the Municipal Code of the City of Manhattan Beach, California: 12.08.300 – Throwing missiles. No person shall throw, or otherwise propel, any missile, or mud or…
  • Sep 1

    You Did NOT Just Commit Armed Robbery For That!

    You Did NOT Just Commit Armed Robbery For That!
    In the wake of all the negative publicity Subway has garnered thanks to Jared, perhaps this could be seen as good publicity? I mean, these kids must really like Subway sandwiches, or they wouldn’t have done this. After all, they…
  • Aug 31

    Four Months In Jail For Possession Of … Salt?

    Four Months In Jail For Possession Of … Salt?
    Yes, you’re right. It wasn’t just any old salt. It was Epsom salt! As reported by The Fraser Coast Chronicle: A Maryborough man charged with “ice” possession spent four months in prison waiting for forensic analysis of…
Rank this Week: 183

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Sep 2

    A Taste of 20 Years of Washington E. coli Lawsuit

    A Taste of 20 Years of Washington E. coli Lawsuit
    Washington has had its fair share of E. coli Outbreaks and resulting lawsuits in the last 20 years. Cozy Valley Raw Milk E. coli Outbreak Lawsuit – Washington State (2011) Dee Creek Farm E. coli Outbreak Lawsuits – Washington…
  • Sep 2

    Rhode Island Woman Files Salmonella Lawsuit Against Wonton Food, Inc.

    Rhode Island Woman Files Salmonella Lawsuit Against Wonton Food, Inc.
    Plaintiff is one of 115 people who suffered severe Salmonella poisoning after consuming the company’s contaminated bean sprouts Newport County resident, Amanda Harris, filed a lawsuit on September 1, 2015 against Wonton Foods, Inc. The…
  • Sep 2

    Is Cilantro Link in Los Chilangos E. coli Outbreak?

    Is Cilantro Link in Los Chilangos E. coli Outbreak?
    4-year-old Elizabeth Buder with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Los Chilangos is a link to at least six E. coli O157:H7 cases in King and Snohomish Counties. Los Chilangos serves food at seven farmers markets in King and Snohomish counties,…
Rank this Week: 161

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Sep 2

    Religious Marriage v. Legal Marriage

    Religious Marriage v. Legal Marriage
    While I fully expect most readers here to understand the distinction between "religious marriage" and "legal marriage" (or "civil marriage"), it is perfectly clear that a large segment of American society does…
  • Sep 2

    Common Rule NPRM Finally Out (& the Ethics of Cause Lawyers Advising Clients to Disobey Preliminary Injunctions)

    Common Rule NPRM Finally Out (&amp; the Ethics of Cause Lawyers Advising Clients to Disobey Preliminary Injunctions)
    I'd begun a blog post about claims (see Mark Joseph Stern in Slate and Howard Wasserman at Prawfs) that the cause lawyers representing Rowan County, KY County Clerk Kim Davis acted unethically by "advis[ing] her," according to…
  • Sep 1

    Yale Seeks Director For Liman Program

    Yale Seeks Director For Liman Program
    From an email message that I received earlier this week: Yale Law School established the Liman Program in 1997 to honor its 1957 graduate, Arthur Liman. The Liman Program funds post-graduate and summer fellowships; teaches classes at Yale Law…
Rank this Week: 203

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Sep 2

    Are You Smarter than the CIA? - Marketing

    Are You Smarter than the CIA? - Marketing
    In early 2103, the Director of the CIA became the latest example showing that managing an online profile and a professional reputation is very difficult. Many people bemoan the fact that your personal life can be so easily exposed...
  • Sep 2

    Why Some People Almost Always Pick the Best Restaurant Site - Operation

    Why Some People Almost Always Pick the Best Restaurant Site - Operation
    Location brings information together Although the success of Culver's stems a great deal from the delicious food it serves, the company also relies on Esri ArcGIS Business Analyst software and data to ensure the locations its new franchisees…
  • Sep 1

    The Somali Pirates of Houston - Franchise Law, Disputes and Compliance.

    The Somali Pirates of Houston - Franchise Law, Disputes and Compliance.
    The Begging Franchise I think of franchising as potentially useful for everything on earth that involves either commerce or religion. All religious organizations are constructed on the franchise model, with set operating rules and payments…
Rank this Week: 218