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Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 11

    Upcoming Writing Competition

    Upcoming Writing Competition
    Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Eighth Annual Morris L.…
  • Feb 10

    Did You Know?

    Did You Know?
  • Feb 9

    The History of Black History Month

    The History of Black History Month
    Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and recognizes the struggle for freedom and equality. Historian and former Dean of Howard…
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Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Feb 11

    Where the Wildbloods are

    Where the Wildbloods are
    Someone (we shall call him Mr Anon) has just emailed me this, in response to my Pome Competition post…       In the forest of the night, faint glimmers of a frail light And there, illuminated by – A hunched…
  • Feb 11

    Rite me a Pome

    Rite me a Pome
    HHJ Wildblood QC is holding a poetry competition to raise funds for the PSU / early therapeutic intervention for parents. I think this is a brilliant idea and will try and enter something myself. In fact, I am so enthused that I am wondering…
  • Feb 6

    The Revival of Legal Blogging

    The Revival of Legal Blogging
    David Allen Green writes in the Solicitors’ Journal about the revival of legal blogging. If you like Pink Tape it is worth reading, because it offers a pointer to many other excellent blogs. I particularly recommend the Paddingto…
Rank this Week: 533

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 984

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Feb 11

    Transcript: “Best Efforts Offerings – Nuts & Bolts”

    Transcript: “Best Efforts Offerings – Nuts & Bolts”
    We have posted the transcript for our recent webcast: “Best Efforts Offerings – Nuts & Bolts.”
  • Feb 10

    Director Pay: Nasdaq Proposes Golden Leash Disclosure Requirement

    Director Pay: Nasdaq Proposes Golden Leash Disclosure Requirement
    A few weeks ago, Nasdaq proposed a rule change that would require listed companies to disclose “golden leash” arrangements. As noted in this Dorsey memo, the proposed rule would require listed companies to disclose on their…
  • Feb 9

    Joseph Slights Tapped as Next Delaware VC

    Joseph Slights Tapped as Next Delaware VC
    Here’s news from this DelawareOnline article: Gov. Jack Markell has nominated former Superior Court judge Joseph R. Slights III to be the next vice chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery. If confirmed, Slights will replace Vice…
Rank this Week: 812

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 288

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Feb 11

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce
    Jamal Greene, The Meming of Substantive Due Process,  31 Constitutional Commentary -- (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Cary C. FranklinIn 1980, John Hart Ely pronounced substantive due process “a contradiction in…
  • Feb 10

    The Low Road

    The Low Road
    Serena Mayeri, Marital Supremacy and the Constitution of the Nonmarital Family, 103 Calif. L. Rev. 1277 (2015).Katharine BartlettA concern about the marriage equality movement is that it has reinforced the supremacy of marriage and detracted…
  • Feb 9

    Thinking for the Future

    Thinking for the Future
    Katherine Gibson, Deborah Bird Rose, & Ruth Fincher, Manifesto for Living in the Anthropocene (2015).Margaret DaviesManifesto for Living in the Anthropocene is notable for two reasons – it is published under a creative commons…
Rank this Week: 925

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 11

    Lyndon McLellan, target of structuring/forfeiture case, beats IRS

    Lyndon McLellan, target of structuring/forfeiture case, beats IRS
    We covered this case last year: …despite the U.S. Department of Justice’s promise to stop seizing bank accounts in future in cases where violations of laws against bank deposit “structuring” (keeping them under the…
  • Feb 10

    “Theater of the Absurd: The NLRB Takes on the Employee Handbook”

    “Theater of the Absurd: The NLRB Takes on the Employee Handbook”
    In a 45-page booklet, the U.S. Chamber talks back at the National Labor Relations Board over its push in recent years to forbid, as violations of labor law, a wide range of employer workplace rules: Through a series of decisions and official…
  • Feb 10

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    “The business model of Wall Street is fraud” line is, well, vintage B.S. (that’s Bernie Sanders to you) [Steve Chapman/Chicago Tribune, Bret Stephens/WSJ. More: “Sorry Bernie, Wall Street Wasn’t Deregulated…
Rank this Week: 17

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Feb 11

    Muji Hut - More Options For The FutureLawyer Office

    Muji Hut - More Options For The FutureLawyer Office
    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.
  • Feb 11

    Beyond Ink Pen- You Don't Need An Expensive Pen

    Beyond Ink Pen- You Don't Need An Expensive Pen
    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.
  • Feb 10

    If You Need An App To Celebrate Valentine's Day...

    If You Need An App To Celebrate Valentine's Day...
    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: 590

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    Adoption of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) by Banks, Insurance Companies and NBFCs – Effects of Transition and Potential Hurdle

    Adoption of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) by Banks, Insurance Companies and NBFCs – Effects of Transition and Potential Hurdle
    [The following guest post is contributed by Arka Saha, who is a 4th Year B.A.LL.B. (Hons) & Executive Student in CS (ICSI) at National Law University Odisha (NLU-O)]To bring about systemic convergence of financial reporting standards in…
  • Feb 10

    Retrospective Amendments to the Payment Of Bonus Act

    Retrospective Amendments to the Payment Of Bonus Act
    [The following post is contributed by Bhushan Shah  from Mansukhlal Hiralal & Company]The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 (“Bonus Act”) requires the payment of compulsory bonus to certain employees of an establishment…
  • Feb 10

    FDI in Marketplace Model – New Proposal for E-commerce

    FDI in Marketplace Model – New Proposal for E-commerce
    [The following guest post is contributed by Ananya Banerjee, a 5th Year Student of University of Calcutta, Department of Law] Press Trust of India has reportedon February 9, 2016 that the government is considering permitting 100% FDI in the…
Rank this Week: 445

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Feb 11

    "Defences in Unjust Enrichment"

    "Defences in Unjust Enrichment"
    Hart Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of ‘Defences in Unjust Enrichment’ edited by Andrew Dyson, James Goudkamp and Frederick Wilmot-Smith We are pleased to offer you 20% discount on the book To order online with your…
  • Feb 10

    More Evidence Medical Errors Are Commonly Systemic

    More Evidence Medical Errors Are Commonly Systemic
    In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published "To Err is Human:" One of the report’s main conclusions is that the majority of medical errors do not result from individual recklessness or the actions of a particular group--this is…
  • Feb 9

    Richmond on Fraud and Misrepresentation Claims Against Lawyer

    Richmond on Fraud and Misrepresentation Claims Against Lawyer
    Doug Richmond has posted to SSRN Fraud and Misrepresentation Claims Against Lawyers. The abstract provides: When lawyers allegedly err in the course of clients’ representations, or, worse, allegedly engage in deliberate misconduct of some…
Rank this Week: 360

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Feb 11

    You Don’t Need a Holiday to Show Some Love

    You Don’t Need a Holiday to Show Some Love
    Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and stores are filled with overpriced flowers and red and pink candy shaped like hearts. In honor of this Hallmark holiday, my editors asked me, “How do you show love to clients?” (I assume…
  • Feb 11

    You Don’t Need a Holiday to Show Some Love

    You Don’t Need a Holiday to Show Some Love
    Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and stores are filled with overpriced flowers and red and pink candy shaped like hearts. In honor of this Hallmark holiday, my editors asked me, “How do you show love to clients?” (I assume…
  • Feb 10

    First Time Meeting with a Prospective Client

    First Time Meeting with a Prospective Client
    A prospective client has identified three lawyers whom she believes possess the expertise and standing to solve her problem. The good news is that you’re one of them, and 10 minutes from now she’ll be sitting in your office to…
Rank this Week: 815

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    Draft State Equality Bill

    Draft State Equality Bill
    This blog has followed the issue of discrimination for a long time. So has my own research. I have been involved in drafting a comprehensive antidiscrimination bill for some time now. After a discussion at the CPR in Delhi last December, the…
  • Feb 10

    Vasujith Ram

    Vasujith Ram
    Our newest contributor is Vasujith Ram.Vasujith is a penultimate year student at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, pursuing the B.A.LLB. (Hons.) degree. He has previously worked with Justice Muralidhar, Senior…
  • Feb 10

    Douglas McDonald

    Douglas McDonald
    I am very pleased to introduce Douglas McDonald as a full-time contributor.Douglas is a tipstaff (judicial clerk) at the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He previously worked as a solicitor and migration agent with Craddock Murray Neumann…
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • Feb 11

    A Dangerous Promise to Loved Ones?

    A Dangerous Promise to Loved Ones?
    The Washington Post's Tara Bahrampour has a very thoughtful article this month focusing on a common fact pattern. One family member asks -- or another family promises -- that "a nursing home" will never be utilized for care needs.…
  • Feb 10

    Criminal History Not Bar to Employment in SNF In Pa.

    Criminal History Not Bar to Employment in SNF In Pa.
    Elderlawprof blog founder, elderlaw prof extraordinaire and renaissance woman, Professor Kim Dayton sent the following article Nursing homes free to hire applicants with criminal histories; Pennsylvania won't appeal decision striking down law…
  • Feb 9

    A New Time Line for Saving For Retirement?

    A New Time Line for Saving For Retirement?
    We have posted several times on how much one needs for retirement and whether folks are saving enough to have a financially secure retirement. An article in the Washington Post on January 12, 2016 features a new report from Fidelity...
Rank this Week: 456

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 11

    Colloquia/Workshop (Austin, TX)

    Colloquia/Workshop (Austin, TX)
    University of Texas Law School Thomas O.McGarity and Wendy E.Wagner, both University of Texas Law, along with Bill West, present today as part of the Faculty Colloquium.
  • Feb 11

    Colloquia/Workshops (Highland Heights, KY)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Highland Heights, KY)
    Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law Bernard Black, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series: The Deterrent Effect of Tort Law:...
  • Feb 11

    Colloquia/Workshops (Seattle, WA)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Seattle, WA)
    University of Washington School of Law Devon Carbado, UCLA Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Colloquia.
Rank this Week: 27

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
Rank this Week: 374

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Iowa Reconsiders Making Fireworks Legal

    Iowa Reconsiders Making Fireworks Legal
    With a study to show tax revenues in the range of $1 million to $1.5 million the Iowa state lawmakers will likely pass a law legalizing fireworks. Veteran’s groups oppose the bill knowing how exploding fireworks will…
  • Feb 10

    Falling Tree Limb Kills Woman, Untrained Eye Concludes, Freak Accident

    Falling Tree Limb Kills Woman, Untrained Eye Concludes, Freak Accident
    This past week a 90-foot tree fell onto a house in suburban Philadelphia killing a woman in her bed. Falling limbs is a specialty area of the law of personal injury. When limbs or entire trees fall down, they can cause personal…
  • Feb 9

    Is it a free lunch or a taxable time-bomb when student loans are forgiven?

    Is it a free lunch or a taxable time-bomb when student loans are forgiven?
    Is the student loan forgiveness program really all it is cracked up to be or is it a sucker punch waiting to rob you of your inheritance? According the IRS if your loans are forgiven that amount is considered taxable income. (And you thought…
Rank this Week: 479

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    How can a landlord by purchase evict a sitting tenant with no paperwork?

    How can a landlord by purchase evict a sitting tenant with no paperwork?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: A landlord bought a property with a sitting tenant at auction with no paperwork. A Judge has refused to make a possession order under section 21. What can he do to evict the tenant? The post How can a…
  • Feb 10

    Grounds for Eviction: Ground three – tenancy preceded by a holiday let

    Grounds for Eviction: Ground three – tenancy preceded by a holiday let
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: The wording of the ground is this “The tenancy is a fixed term tenancy for a term not exceeding eight months and— (a) not later than the beginning of the tenancy the landlord gave notice in…
  • Feb 8

    How Holiday Lets are leaching rented homes off the market in London

    How Holiday Lets are leaching rented homes off the market in London
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Ben considers the rise of holiday lets in London and how this threatens the supply of rented homes in the capital The post How Holiday Lets are leaching rented homes off the market in London appeared first…
Rank this Week: 913

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Feb 11

    Sidewalk defects and an abutting landowner's liability.

    Sidewalk defects and an abutting landowner's liability.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed, and granted defendant's summary judgment motion in this action where plaintiff allegedly tripped and fell on a sidewalk abutting premises owned by defendant.An abutting landowner will be…
  • Feb 10

    Expert opinion testimony in a chiropractic malpractice action.

    Expert opinion testimony in a chiropractic malpractice action.
    Practice point:  Physicians offering opinions in medical, dental, podiatric, chiropractic, or other specialty malpractice actions must establish their credentials in order for their expert opinions to be considered by courts. They do so…
  • Feb 9

    A legal malpractice claim based on violation of a contract's non-disparagement provision.

    A legal malpractice claim based on violation of a contract's non-disparagement provision.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed denial of defendant's motion to dismiss the complaint in this action where plaintiff alleges that he would not have lost his contractual right to certain deferred compensation if his…
Rank this Week: 196

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Feb 10

    Roots of Scholarly Productivity (Take I)

    Roots of Scholarly Productivity (Take I)
    A colleague recently encouraged me to undertake to write a blog post series. The essence of his idea? Reveal how those who regularly turn out quality research and writing over a period of time do it. He suggested it might...
  • Feb 10

    New Scholarship on Hedge Fund Activism Urges Courts to Adopt Enhanced Scrutiny of Boards' Defensive Action

    New Scholarship on Hedge Fund Activism Urges Courts to Adopt Enhanced Scrutiny of Boards' Defensive Action
    Bernard Sharfman, in his new article on SSRN, The Tension Between hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Law, argues that hedge fund activism for control of a publicly traded corporation is a positive corrective measure in corporate governance.…
  • Feb 10

    Joseph Slights Nominated for Delaware Court of Chancery

    Joseph Slights Nominated for Delaware Court of Chancery
    This week, Delaware Governor Jack Markell nominated Joseph R. Slights, III for the position held by retiring Vice Chancellor John Noble on the Delaware Court of Chancery. Judge Slights previously served a 12-year term on the Delaware Superior…
Rank this Week: 104

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    ***Final Update*** Crash on US26 West of Blackfoot

    ***Final Update*** Crash on US26 West of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Feb 10

    ***Update*** Crash on US26 West of Blackfoot

    ***Update*** Crash on US26 West of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Feb 10

    Crash on US26 West of Blackfoot

    Crash on US26 West of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 178

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 878

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Feb 10

    Demandan a codicioso farmacéutico por infringir derechos de autor

    Demandan a codicioso farmacéutico por infringir derechos de autor
    Como si las acusaciones por fraude no fueran suficientes, el codicioso empresario que se ganó el mote del “hombre más odiado de América (Estados Unidos)”, Martin Shkreli, es ahora demandado por infringir…
  • Feb 10

    Asamblea Nacional de Francia aprueba polémicas reformas constitucionale

    Asamblea Nacional de Francia aprueba polémicas reformas constitucionale
    El paquete de reformas constitucionales propuestas por el presidente de Francia, Francois Hollande, tras los ataques en París del pasado 13 de noviembre, fueron votadas ayer miércoles en la Asamblea Nacional, y pese a la…
  • Feb 10

    Los británicos dejarán de escribir sus leyes en pieles de becerro

    Los británicos dejarán de escribir sus leyes en pieles de becerro
    Pese a las voces opositoras, todo parece indicar que la centenaria tradición británica de escribir sus leyes en vitela, piel de vaca o becerro, adobada y muy pulida para pintar o escribir en ella, llega a su término el…
Rank this Week: 62

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 941

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 519

Medical Malpractice & Personal…

Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Blog

By Abramson, Brown & Dugan.

http://www.nhmedmallawyer.com/
  • Feb 10

    Jury Finds Eye Doctor Guilty of Fraud for Unnecessary Treatment

    Jury Finds Eye Doctor Guilty of Fraud for Unnecessary Treatment
    Do you ever wonder whether the tests your doctor orders during a patient visit are necessary?  Or whether a procedure is medically indicated?  A Florida jury recently found an eye doctor guilty of Medicare fraud after he…
  • Jan 26

    Couple Files Wrongful Birth Lawsuit for Child Born with Cystic Fibrosi

    Couple Files Wrongful Birth Lawsuit for Child Born with Cystic Fibrosi
    A couple recently filed a wrongful birth lawsuit against a New York hospital, alleging their doctor failed to inform them that their fetus tested positive for cystic fibrosis, and therefore, they were denied the opportunity to obtain an…
  • Jan 6

    Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in United State

    Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in United State
    According to a 2013 study in the Journal of Patient Safety, medical errors are responsible for 400,000 deaths in the United States each year.  That makes preventable medical errors the third leading cause of death (after cancer and heart…
Rank this Week: 763

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    A Brief History of Collaborative Divorce in Minnesota

    A Brief History of Collaborative Divorce in Minnesota
    Lawyer Stuart Webb created collaborative divorce right here in Minneapolis in 1990 due to his frustration at the red tape surrounding the end of marriages. He refused to keep going to court on the behalf of divorcing clients, instead helping…
  • Feb 5

    9 Principles for a Successful Minnesota Divorce Mediation

    9 Principles for a Successful Minnesota Divorce Mediation
    Minnesota orders all couples without a history of spousal abuse to use some type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) before taking their case to court. One of the most common and generally successful forms of ADR is mediation. In this…
  • Feb 2

    How Will Leaving Minnesota Affect Your Child Custody Arrangement?

    How Will Leaving Minnesota Affect Your Child Custody Arrangement?
    Perhaps you just received a transfer offer to another state from your employer with a significant pay raise and even more opportunities for advancement. Or maybe you and a business partner (or new boyfriend or girlfriend) want to leave the…
Rank this Week: 639

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 10

    International Law Movie

    International Law Movie
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon After attending a great panel at ESIL in 2014 on International Law and Film, I’ve been thinking about how to integrate film into my public international law class. I’ve compiled a list of…
  • Feb 8

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As many of our readers may recall, the late Professor Michael Lewis was a great friend of this blog and an important voice in U.S. international law and national security scholarship.  To honor his memory,…
  • Feb 8

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday’s…
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The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Lawyer's Blog Post Prompts Physician's Grievance

    Lawyer's Blog Post Prompts Physician's Grievance
    Dr. Rosalind GriffinOver the past decade, our law firm has been an early-adopter of blogging as a tool to publish relevant legal content to client prospects. As such, we here at the Law Blogger have followed Steve Gursten's Michigan Auto Law…
  • Feb 5

    Prohibition of Juvenile Life Sentences Applies Retroactively

    Prohibition of Juvenile Life Sentences Applies Retroactively
    Juvenile lifer Ray CarpA few years ago, we tracked the Miller v Alabama case as it went to the SCOTUS to decide whether juveniles could be given life sentences. The Court said such sentences were unconstitutional but did not address whether…
  • Feb 3

    State Police Lab Target of Defense Counsel's Department of Justice Complaint

    State Police Lab Target of Defense Counsel's Department of Justice Complaint
    In early November, I attended an excellent panel discussion on the topic of medical marijuana put on by the Oakland County Bar Association; the 1/2 day seminar addressed the topic from the perspective of medical marijuana card holders that…
Rank this Week: 391

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
  • Feb 10

    You Don't Need a RI Divorce Lawyer Because the Court Gives You the Questions?

    You Don't Need a RI Divorce Lawyer Because the Court Gives You the Questions?
    The RI Divorce Packet Hearing Questions give you the impression that the court is representing you and protecting your rights in your divorce. They're Not!
  • Feb 9

    Equality and Father's Rights: The Rhode Island Family Court Needs to Catch Up!

    Equality and Father's Rights: The Rhode Island Family Court Needs to Catch Up!
    Atty Chris Pearsall Authored By: Christopher Pearsall, RI Divorce Attorney a.k.a. " The Rhode Island Divorce Coach ℠ " Google+ Author Profile Publisher on Google+ It's supposed to be a world of equality where men and women are treated…
  • Feb 6

    Frequently Asked Rhode Island Divorce Question

    Frequently Asked Rhode Island Divorce Question
    FAQ - Rhode Island Frequently Asked Divorce Questions - Do you have a question you think everyone would like to know? Make a comment and include the question and I'll see if I can include it in the next revision.
Rank this Week: 819

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/
  • Feb 10

    Anthem of the Seas Returns to New Jersey: Has Royal Caribbean Learned a Lesson?

    Anthem of the Seas Returns to New Jersey: Has Royal Caribbean Learned a Lesson?
    The storm-ravaged Anthem of the Seas is returning to port in New Jersey tonight with around 4,500 passengers aboard, many of whom feel traumatized by the cruise to the Bahamas run amok. Many passengers on the cruise ship have contacted our…
  • Feb 10

    Is the Public Sick of Lying Cruise Lines Endangering Passenger Safety?

    Is the Public Sick of Lying Cruise Lines Endangering Passenger Safety?
    Yesterday, Florida Senator Bill Nelson stated that he is proposing that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigate the circumstances surrounding Royal Caribbean's decision to cruise the Anthem of the Seas into a storm with…
  • Feb 9

    Master of the Anthem of the Seas: Storm Not Accurately Forecast

    Master of the Anthem of the Seas: Storm Not Accurately Forecast
    Royal Caribbean has released a YouTube video of the Master of the Anthem of the Seas stating that, in his opinion, the low pressure system was not forecast accurately and the Anthem of the Seas faced wind and wave conditions much worse than…
Rank this Week: 65

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    CRISPR Roundup: Weapons of Mass Destruction to Gene Spill

    CRISPR Roundup: Weapons of Mass Destruction to Gene Spill
    The technique called CRISPR and gene editing are making the news again this week, as they are likely to do for quite some time. So here is a quick roundup of stories and links for further examination.Probably the most provocative story was…
  • Feb 10

    "All In' -- Good News for California's $56 Million Investment in Search for Diabetes Cure

    "All In' -- Good News for California's $56 Million Investment in Search for Diabetes Cure
    A $56 million bet by the state of California on a diabetes cure is showing additional promise that it will ultimately pay off.The latest indication came last week when Big Pharma’s Johnson & Johnson went “all in” on…
  • Feb 6

    Big Money and Big Science: The Battle Over CRISPR

    Big Money and Big Science: The Battle Over CRISPR
    CRISPR: It’s simply a billion dollar matter of learning more or earning more. At least that’s the view of a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist at the Los Angeles Times. “A case of big money shaping science” said the…
Rank this Week: 919

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Wham! Bang! Pow!

    Wham! Bang! Pow!
    A day in the life of the 2d District: It isn't all one amazingly fascinating legal question after another. Sometimes it's GIGO.2/2 awards appellate sanctions here:It is clear to us from the actions taken by appellant on appeal and from…
  • Feb 10

    "Call-in Lease" profiled in today's DJ

    "Call-in Lease" profiled in today's DJ
    Today's DJ profiles LASC judge Colin Leis, who's been on the LASC bench since Nov. 12, 2014. But before his appointment, he served at the 2d DCA for 20 years in divisions 8 and 5 (for Justices Rubin and Godoy Perez).
  • Feb 8

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment: Judge Ann I. Jones of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Three until February 29, 2016.Judge Amy D. Hogue of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be…
Rank this Week: 825

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Feb 10

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition
    Can anyone enlighten me on how the obligation to eliminate export subsidies on agricultural products in articles 6 and 7 of the Ministerial decision on Export Competition WT/MIN(15)/45 — WT/L/980…
  • Feb 9

    How Are Aliens Treated in Domestic Courts?

    How Are Aliens Treated in Domestic Courts?
    From a post at the EFILA blog: An investor in a Host State court is automatically an alien, advancing a claim in a foreign court automatically places the investor at a disadvantage of itself. This seems like an assertion that...
  • Feb 9

    ISDS Transparency, But Only for Torontonian

    ISDS Transparency, But Only for Torontonian
    There's an interesting NAFTA Chapter 11 claim going on related to wind energy. As Lise Johnson explains in Investment Arbitration Reporter: The NAFTA Chapter 11 case relates to an offshore wind energy project being developed as part of…
Rank this Week: 318

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Real de-incarceration talk, and other storie

    Real de-incarceration talk, and other storie
    Here are a few of items which merit readers' attention even if they haven't made it into independent posts:Finally, some real de-incarceration talkAt the House Corrections Committee on Tuesday, reported Chuck Lindell at the Austin Statesman,…
  • Feb 10

    False confessions roundup

    False confessions roundup
    Here are several recent items on the topic of false confessions which merit Grits readers' attention:Study finds that sleep deprivation leads to false confessionsWhy people make false confessionsA look at false confessions The dangerous…
  • Feb 9

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend
    A federal jury recently awarded $877,000 to a man who sued the Austin PD "after police in 2012 tackled him and detained him for a crime he did not commit." That makes three recent cases where the City of Austin was ordered to pay out sizable…
Rank this Week: 114

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Attending a Court Hearing

    Attending a Court Hearing
    Yolo County Superior CourtTo state the obvious, it is always a prudent maneuver to attend a scheduled court hearing. If for whatever reason the litigant or the litigant's attorney cannot attend the hearing, they should notify the other…
  • Jan 27

    Residuary Clause in a Will

    Residuary Clause in a Will
    An important clause to include in a testamentary document such as a will is a residuary clause. This clause serves as a catch-all for any item that is not specifically distributed in the document. The benefit of including a residuary clause…
  • Jan 14

    People v. Craig

    People v. Craig
    Probate proceedings rarely mushroom into a criminal proceeding. However, in the case of a forged document, a criminal prosecution can arise. Herein lies the story of a forged will and an eventual criminal conviction.People v. Craig, Los…
Rank this Week: 567

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Feb 10

    Halfway House Fugitives in Utah

    Halfway House Fugitives in Utah
    There is a growing concern in Utah over multiple fugitives who have walked away from a halfway house in Salt Lake City Utah and violently reoffended within the last several months. Roaming the streets Between September 2015 and now, there…
  • Feb 3

    Sexual Assault on College Campu

    Sexual Assault on College Campu
    A former Utah State University frat brother pleaded guilty yesterday to two cases of sexual assault that took place on and near the college campus. Stealing bases 27 year old Jason Brian Relopez was arrested after two women came forward…
  • Jan 25

    Pipe Bomb Found at St. George Car Wash

    Pipe Bomb Found at St. George Car Wash
    A pipe bomb was found strapped to the office door handle of a car wash in St. George Utah earlier this month. It is still unknown why the car wash was targeted with the pipe bomb or who placed it there. Homemade explosive device A pipe bomb…
Rank this Week: 494

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Sacramento Accident Kills Bicyclist

    Sacramento Accident Kills Bicyclist
    Sacramento Accident Kills Bicyclist   I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Bicycle Accident Lawyer. A bicycle ride turned deadly on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. What Happened? At around 1:00 p.m. a man was riding his bike in Sacramento. Near…
  • Feb 10

    Roseville Distracted Driving Accident

    Roseville Distracted Driving Accident
    Roseville Distracted Driving Accident I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer. For the most part, the streets of Roseville, California are safe – drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists obey the…
  • Feb 10

    Roseville Bucks for Bike

    Roseville Bucks for Bike
    Roseville Bucks for Bikes Roseville Bucks for Bikes Roseville Bucks for Bikes Applications Underway for Roseville Bucks for Bikes I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville Personal Injury Attorney. Roseville is becoming a lovely part of the larger…
Rank this Week: 413

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Feb 10

    Will a surprising Supreme Court move shake the Paris climate accord?

    Will a surprising Supreme Court move shake the Paris climate accord?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: In a surprise move late yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in to put the centerpiece of President Obama’s climate change agenda on hold, pending the outcome of judicial appeals…
  • Feb 9

    Supreme Court puts Obama’s clean power plan on hold

    Supreme Court puts Obama’s clean power plan on hold
    Smoke stacks from the NRG power plant outside of Jewett, Texas. Photo by Nick Simonite/Associated Press WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to address…
  • Feb 5

    Partisan fights over Supreme Court nominations hurt the court’s image, Chief Justice Roberts say

    Partisan fights over Supreme Court nominations hurt the court’s image, Chief Justice Roberts say
    U.S. Supreme Court Justices, including Chief Justice John Roberts (L), arrive in the House chamber prior to U.S. President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address in Washington, D.C. Speaking from Boston on Wednesday, Roberts…
Rank this Week: 548

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
  • Feb 10

    Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Stream

    Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Stream
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Andrew Gamber, through his Jackson, Mississippi-based Sobell Corp. offered a product to retail investors called “Pension Income Stream Program.” The program made agreements with…
  • Feb 7

    What to Expect In 2016 Examination

    What to Expect In 2016 Examination
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:In considering the priorities for the upcoming year, The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examination (OCIE) of the SEC seeks to prevent potentially heightened risk for investors and the…
  • Feb 5

    Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme

    Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Angelo Alleca and Mark Morrow were indicted for their alleged involvement in a scheme that defrauded more than 300 investors of $35 million. During the time of the scheme, Alleca was…
Rank this Week: 111

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Feb 10

    Heffernan v. City of Paterson - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Heffernan v. City of Paterson - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On January 19, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral argument inHeffernan v. City of Paterson. Jeffrey Heffernan was a police officer for the City of Paterson, New Jersey. A fellow police officer observed Heffernan picking up a campaign sign for…
  • Jan 13

    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On January 11, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral argument inFriedrichs v. California Teachers Association. Under California law and existing Supreme Court precedent, unions can become the exclusive bargaining representative for the public…
  • Dec 17

    DIRECTV v. Imburgia - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    DIRECTV v. Imburgia - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On December 14, 2015, the Supreme Court decided DIRECTV v. Imburgia. This case involves a class action lawsuit against DIRECTV by various California customers.  Among other things, the agreement between DIRECTV and its customers…
Rank this Week: 441

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Matthew D. Kaplan.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Oregon Legislature Moves Forward with Needed Foster Care Reform

    Oregon Legislature Moves Forward with Needed Foster Care Reform
    Following up my blog last month about the scandal and abuses at the Give Us This Day foster care center I am pleased to report that the Oregon legislature is making progress to address the important issue of injuries to children in…
  • Feb 5

    Safety Issues Around Takata Airbags Continue to Grow

    Safety Issues Around Takata Airbags Continue to Grow
    The scandal surrounding defective auto airbags manufactured by the Japanese company Takata got worse this week. According to a story just published by the New York Times “Honda Motor Co. said Friday that it would recall 5.7 million cars…
  • Feb 3

    Oregon injuries to children alleged in youth correctional center lawsuit

    Oregon injuries to children alleged in youth correctional center lawsuit
    A lawsuit alleging sexual abuse at a state youth correctional facility is calling attention to the responsibility Oregon and other states have to protect young people placed in their care. According to a recent article in The Oregonian a man…
Rank this Week: 439

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 10

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi
    The prosecution of cyberbullying has been a challenge for states looking to protect minors from harassment. A new Illinois bill, introduced by Republican Representative Terry Bryant, provides that those who post videos of fights online with…
  • Jan 1

    New DUI Laws Effective Today

    New DUI Laws Effective Today
    Effective today, January 1st, 2016, new DUI laws go into effect which benefit revoked and suspended drivers who want to seek driving privileges before the Illinois Secretary of State. One of these significant changes in the law will allow…
  • Dec 28

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016
    Yesterday the Chicago Tribune highlighted a new law effective January 1, 2016, which will expand the number of DUI revoked and suspended drivers who will now be eligible for driving privileges in Illinois. The law will allow the following…
Rank this Week: 392

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Feb 10

    Mike Cernovich interview on Mirriam Seddiq's Not Guilty No Way podcast show.

    Mike Cernovich interview on Mirriam Seddiq's Not Guilty No Way podcast show.
    Author, original thinker, lawyer and commentator Mike Cernovich, an American authentic who comes with brains and balls, was interviewed by Mirriam Seddiq last week on her Not Guilty No Way radio podcast show. The show with Cernovich is right…
  • Feb 7

    Modern Men: Indoor Neutered Cats.

    Modern Men: Indoor Neutered Cats.
    I see it on the streets, in stores, at sporting events, in airports and in both cities and town. The female demand for Indoor Cats--i.e., neutered, obedient heterosexual Western men who do as they are told--is apparently quite high these...
  • Feb 6

    Cincinnati's Big Joe Duskin

    Cincinnati's Big Joe Duskin
    Went to a couple of his practices when I was in high school. Authentic bluesman in the staid Queen City....
Rank this Week: 857

Brain Injury Lawyer

Brain Injury Lawyer

Covers compensation for brain injuries, personal injury claims, and selecting a brain injury lawyer. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.braininjurylawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Shannon Entropy Analysis Helps Predict Likelihood of Migraines in Concussion Patient

    Shannon Entropy Analysis Helps Predict Likelihood of Migraines in Concussion Patient
    Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center recently utilized Shannon entropy, which is a mathematical information theory model that looks at areas of entropy or disorder in the brain, to determine which concussion patients…
  • Feb 2

    rTMS in Alleviating Mild TBI Related Headaches – A Case Serie

    rTMS in Alleviating Mild TBI Related Headaches – A Case Serie
    It is well known that headache is one of the most common debilitating chronic pain conditions in patients who sustain a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). No conventional pharmacological treatment has been shown to be effective in treating…
  • Jan 26

    Federal Court in Louisiana Admits DTI into Evidence

    Federal Court in Louisiana Admits DTI into Evidence
    In researching the admissibility of Diffusion Tensor Imaging, I came upon a Louisiana court decision upholding the use of Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Andrew v. Patterson Motor Freight, Inc., Civil Action No. 6:13cv814 (U.S.D.C., W.D. 2014).…
Rank this Week: 565

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Feb 10

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Team!

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Team!
    Our Congratulations go to the Pace 2016 John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Team that competed at the John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition. The competition was held February 4-7, 2016 at the Fairfax…
  • Feb 10

    The Pace 2016 Tulane National Arbitration Team Finishes in the Top Ten!

    The Pace 2016 Tulane National Arbitration Team Finishes in the Top Ten!
    Our Congratulations go to the Pace 2016 Tulane National Arbitration team that placed ninth overall out of forty teams at the ninth annual Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition. The competition was…
  • Feb 9

    Congratulations to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team!

    Congratulations to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team!
    Our congratulations go to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team that competed in the 57th annual Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition Northeast Regional Round. The team competed on February 5-6, 2016 in New York City at Shearman &…
Rank this Week: 746