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justcrim

Covers capital punishment and criminal law news and resources. By Brian Williams.

http://justcrim.typepad.com/deathpenalty/
  • Dec 20

    Visit justcrim.wordpress.com for current post

    Visit justcrim.wordpress.com for current post
    C'est la vie justcrim @ Wordpress.com is free ...
  • Dec 18

    Hallelujah - The Voice (Tribute to victims with Leonard Cohens) - YouTube

    Hallelujah - The Voice (Tribute to victims with Leonard Cohens) - YouTube
    The coaches and artists pay tribute to the Connecticut shooting victims with Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." Christina Aguilera , Adam Levine & more ... December 17 , 2012. Three days after the shootings in Newtown, Conn., The…
  • Dec 17

    Newtown and the Madness of Guns : The New Yorker

    Newtown and the Madness of Guns : The New Yorker
    Then there were—many more, in fact—and when the latest and worst one happened, in Aurora, I (and many others) said, this time in a tone of despair, that nothing had changed. And I (and many others) predicted that it would...
Rank this Week: 157

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.boston-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
Rank this Week: 112

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 130

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 151

Appellate Law & Practice

Appellate Law & Practice

Covers appellate law and advocacy.

http://appellate.typepad.com/appellate/
  • Dec 10

    Giving it up.

    Giving it up.
     I am going to be discontinuing my participation in this blog in the next week or so.  If you want someone to blame, blame 1) non-lawyers; 2) furries; and 3) the victims rights/tort reform industry. 
  • Dec 8

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client
     US Securities & Exch v. Tambone, No. 07-1384. This is a close case. On the one hand, the government is bringing an enforcement action regarding misleading prospectuses to sell mutual funds. On the other hand, the defendants are represented…
  • Dec 8

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.
    US v. Hebshie, 07-2339 (12/4/08). This is a federal arson case. As you know, the framers of the constitution really envisioned the federal government prosecuting insurance fraud (or, as they say, “mail fraud”). The first says that pretty…
Rank this Week: 136

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and…

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog

Covers international laws of war, international law, related human rights topics, international NGOs, and the theory of the just war. By Professor Kenneth Anderson.

http://kennethandersonlawofwar.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 129

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Holding Period and Corporate Veil in a Takeover Offer

    Holding Period and Corporate Veil in a Takeover Offer
    [Guest post by Vaneesa Agrawal, who is Partner, Suvan Law Advisors. She can be reached at info@suvanlaw.com.]Last week Supreme Court of India issued a significant judgement in the matter of Laurel Energetics Pvt. Ltd. v. SEBI, Civil Appeal…
  • Jul 18

    Reprimand or Warning Orders by NCLT

    Reprimand or Warning Orders by NCLT
    [Guest post by Rohit Sharma, Executive at Vinod Kothari & Co.]Background UW International Training & Education Centre for Health Private Limited voluntarily filed an application before the National Company Law Tribunal…
  • Jul 13

    Supreme Court on Hardship vis-à-vis Frustration and Force Majeure

    Supreme Court on Hardship vis-à-vis Frustration and Force Majeure
    [This is a guest post contributed by Rishabh Raheja, a third year student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.]The Supreme Court was presented with the perfect opportunity to clarify the relationship between frustration, force majeure and…
Rank this Week: 224

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 398

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Pardons Are For The Guilty

    Pardons Are For The Guilty
    Tomorrow the Trump du jour will be whether the President might pardon his aides, his family members, or even himself. I want to make one observation about this; a quote from the Supreme Court's 1915 opinion in Burdick v. United States,…
  • Jul 18

    Fault Lines in the Constitution

    Fault Lines in the Constitution
    My wife and I have co-authored a book, directed primarily at 10-18 year olds, titled Fault Lines in the Constitution:  The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that Affect Us Today.  It focuses very much on structural features of…
  • Jul 12

    The Definition of "Emolument" in English Language and Legal Dictionaries, 1523-1806

    The Definition of "Emolument" in English Language and Legal Dictionaries, 1523-1806
    I have posted a new paper to SSRN on the historical meaning of "emolument."  It expands on some remarks I gave at a conference on Historical Semantics and Legal Interpretation at the University of Chicago, organized by Alison…
Rank this Week: 236

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Jul 20

    SUBCONTRACTORS ON WASHINGTON PUBLIC PROJECTS CAN NOW GET THEIR RETAINAGE MONEY SOONER

    SUBCONTRACTORS ON WASHINGTON PUBLIC PROJECTS CAN NOW GET THEIR RETAINAGE MONEY SOONER
    Subcontractors on public projects in Washington State will no longer be required to wait until final acceptance of the project to get their retainage money. A new statute, which goes into effect on July 23, 2017 and applies only to Washington…
  • Jul 7

    Acceptable Worksite: New City of Seattle Specification Provisions Now In Effect

    Acceptable Worksite: New City of Seattle Specification Provisions Now In Effect
    The City of Seattle’s City Purchasing & Contracting Services recently revised its General Special Provisions for City construction contracts to add new “Acceptable Worksite” language.  The City indicates that the…
  • Jun 29

    Nine Firm Members Recognized as Super Lawyers or Rising Star

    Nine Firm Members Recognized as Super Lawyers or Rising Star
    While we avoid using this blog as a platform for self-promotion, we recently received share-worthy distinctions, which both flatter and humble us. We invite you, our loyal readers, to celebrate in our success, which in great measure is due to…
Rank this Week: 248

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 396

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Jul 20

    Crean científicos juguete para invidente

    Crean científicos juguete para invidente
    Boletín de prensa no.347   Crean científicos juguete para invidentes   ·        Los investigadores del CINVESTAV-Saltillo buscan además que con el proyecto, los…
  • Jul 20

    Jaliscienses imprimen prótesis en 3D

    Jaliscienses imprimen prótesis en 3D
    Por Montserrat Muñoz Guadalajara, Jalisco. (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Un grupo de estudiantes y profesores del Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), campus Guadalajara, desarrolla…
  • Jul 20

    Sistemas híbridos de energía del CICY

    Sistemas híbridos de energía del CICY
    Por Marytere Narváez Mérida, Yucatán.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Creada en 2015, a partir de la llegada de investigadores de Cátedras Conacyt, la línea de investigación en sistemas…
Rank this Week: 456

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/
  • Jul 20

    Shen on Minority Mens Rea

    Shen on Minority Mens Rea
    Francis X. Shen (University of Minnesota Law School) has posted Minority Mens Rea: Racial Bias and Criminal Mental States (68 Hastings Law Journal 1007 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The American criminal justice system relies upon…
  • Jul 20

    Gilchrist on Individual Accountability for Corporate Crime

    Gilchrist on Individual Accountability for Corporate Crime
    Gregory M. Gilchrist (University of Toledo College of Law) has posted Individual Accountability for Corporate Crime (Georgia State University Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Corporate crime is too often addressed by…
  • Jul 19

    "Not So Fast, Special Counsel"

    "Not So Fast, Special Counsel"
    Frank Bowman (Missouri) has this article at Slate. In part: What follows is an informed citizen’s guide to the obstacles that stand between Mueller deciding that a crime was committed and either impeachment of President Trump or prosecution…
Rank this Week: 314

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Jul 20

    Two new decisions support the right to speak anonymously

    Two new decisions support the right to speak anonymously
    by Paul Alan Levy Two decisions were issued late yesterday in cases involving the procedures for adjudicating subpoenas seeking to identify anonymous Internet speakers who are accused of actionable speech. An appeals court in California…
  • Jul 20

    White House drops hundreds of proposed rule

    White House drops hundreds of proposed rule
    The White House has withdrawn or removed from active consideration more than 800 regulations proposed during the Obama administration. Among the regulations are auto safety protections, environmental protections, worker protections, and a…
  • Jul 20

    Members of House and Senate Reported to Have Introduced CRA Resolutions to Block CFPB Arbitration Rule

    Members of House and Senate Reported to Have Introduced CRA Resolutions to Block CFPB Arbitration Rule
    Here, for example, is a press release from the Senate Banking Committee. And here is one from the House Financial Services Committee
Rank this Week: 358

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 255

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 381

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Jul 20

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017
    Quick links: My husband of 3 years has passed he bought a trailer home before we ever met there is no will who gets the trailer? How long can I wait before filing probate? [ps2id id=’trailer-home-probate’ target=”/]…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property
    Download a PDF optimized copy of this article here. Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property
    Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout the State of Florida. Many of these properties are…
Rank this Week: 195

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/
  • Jul 20

    Tino v. The Terminator?

    Tino v. The Terminator?
    See in today's Recorder What Worries a Calif. Supreme Court Justice About AI and the Law? to learn that while there "are many complicated issues that undoubtedly weigh on the mind of California Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino…
  • Jul 19

    Expedited Appeals for Elder Abuse Case

    Expedited Appeals for Elder Abuse Case
    In January CCP 1294.4 took effect, titled Expedited Appeal Process for Claims Under the Elder and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (Welf & Inst. Code sec. 15600 et seq.), requiring appeals from orders dismissing or denying a petition…
  • Jul 19

    "How I spent my summer vacation" (SCOTUS edition)

    "How I spent my summer vacation" (SCOTUS edition)
    What do SCOTUS justices do over the summer? See When it's Summertime, Justices Hit the Road and Speak Out, which reports:Kennedy teaches at McGeorge's program in Salzburg, AustriaCJ Roberts will teach at Victoria University of Wellington, New…
Rank this Week: 230

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!
    Orenthal James Simpson was granted parole today in his nine to thirty-three year prison sentence for the contretemps in a Las Vegas hotel wherein he participated in a poorly conceived and poorly executed plan to "rob" the individuals who had…
  • Jul 18

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL
    UPDATE: Lourdes Simon was appointed to the circuit court Tuesday by Governor Scott. Congrats to Judge Simon. See you in court. There's a really worthy charity - School Uniform Drive, that we highly recommend. The FACDL is running a…
  • Jul 12

    KRIS MAHARAJA CASE

    KRIS MAHARAJA CASE
    We think this was the  case Judge Sepe was in trial in  when he was arrested during Court Broom. Don't know what Court Broom was? See below. Anyone have any info on this? Marajahal by Rumpole21 on Scribd From Rumpapedia ( (C)…
Rank this Week: 374

Adlaw By Request

Adlaw By Request

Covers legal and regulatory activities pertaining to advertising and marketing. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.adlawbyrequest.com/
  • Jul 20

    FTC Warns 11 Companies Over Made in USA Claim

    FTC Warns 11 Companies Over Made in USA Claim
    It seems to be another star-spangled banner year for the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and its crackdown on certain “Made in USA” claims. In 2016, the FTC cited 29 companies for their misleading “Made in…
  • Jul 19

    Instagram Updates Sponsored Post Disclosure

    Instagram Updates Sponsored Post Disclosure
    Last month, Instagram launched a new feature to let users know when a post is sponsored, making it easier for users to determine if a celebrity was paid to sponsor a post. Instagram will now have a “Paid partnership with” tag in…
  • Jul 18

    Jewelry Company Sues Macy’s for Copyright Infringement

    Jewelry Company Sues Macy’s for Copyright Infringement
    California-based jewelry company Brighton Collectibles LLC (“Brighton”) filed suit against Macy’s Inc. (“Macy’s”) for copyright infringement. According to the complaint, Brighton alleges that Macy’s…
Rank this Week: 473

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 289

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 469

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Jul 20

    Dependency court can take at-risk children regardless of parental fault

    Dependency court can take at-risk children regardless of parental fault
    Declining “to adopt an approach that would automatically place an incorrigible child in the delinquency system pipeline,” the Supreme Court today holds in In re R.T. that a statute allowing a court to exercise dependency…
  • Jul 20

    Supreme Court unanimously affirms death sentence after second trial for Long Beach gang murder

    Supreme Court unanimously affirms death sentence after second trial for Long Beach gang murder
    The Supreme Court today affirms the death penalty in People v. Jones for two 1996 gang payback murders committed in Long Beach.  The judgment came in a second trial after a deadlocked jury in the defendant’s first trial.  The…
  • Jul 19

    Dependency, death penalty opinions filing tomorrow

    Dependency, death penalty opinions filing tomorrow
    Tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinions in In re R.T. and People v. Jones.  R.T. was argued on the early-May calendar.  (Briefs here; oral argument video here.)  The Jones opinion will be the first in a case…
Rank this Week: 260

The Ag & Food Law Blog

The Ag & Food Law Blog

Covers agricultural and food law. By the National Agricultural Law Center.

http://nationalaglawcenter.org/ag-and-food-law-blog
  • Jul 20

    Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law In the Spotlight

    Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law In the Spotlight
    Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law has posted the Shale Law In the Spotlight: Chemical Disclosure​. This article discusses... The post Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law In the Spotlight appeared first…
  • Jul 20

    Changes to Ohio Lake Erie Commission will impact agriculture and Lake Erie’s water quality

    Changes to Ohio Lake Erie Commission will impact agriculture and Lake Erie’s water quality
    By Ellen Essman, Law Fellow, OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program   The Ohio legislature recently enacted a bill expected to... The post Changes to Ohio Lake Erie Commission will impact agriculture and Lake Erie’s water…
  • Jul 20

    USDA seeks comments on regulatory reform

    USDA seeks comments on regulatory reform
    By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Tuesday, July 18th, 2017   The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to hear from you.... The post USDA seeks comments on regulatory reform appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center.
Rank this Week: 464

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jul 20

    The First Amendment Protects the Right to Boycott Israel

    The First Amendment Protects the Right to Boycott Israel
    Opinions on the Mideast conflict aside, the right to boycott is one of the brightest stars in our constitutional firmament. Earlier this week, the ACLU sent a letter to members of Congress opposing the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. The bill would…
  • Jul 19

    A Federal Appeals Court Just Shot Down Government Prayer on Steroids in North Carolina

    A Federal Appeals Court Just Shot Down Government Prayer on Steroids in North Carolina
    The Fourth Circuit recognized that there are still limitations on invocations by governmental legislative bodies. In Rowan County, North Carolina, the county board of commissioners was intent on taking government prayer to a whole new level.…
  • Jul 19

    How People Power Activists Are Driving Change

    How People Power Activists Are Driving Change
    In its four short months of existence, People Power has had success after success nationwide. Four months ago, activists and volunteers all over the country came together to launch the People Power movement, seeking to bring meaningful…
Rank this Week: 441

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jul 20

    Bad Publicity Leads to Recruiting Challenge

    Bad Publicity Leads to Recruiting Challenge
    Word of mouth travels fast and can affect your company in countless ways. Many well-known companies are making news lately for alleged employment violations, including sexual harassment allegations, wage-and-hour violations and independent…
  • Jul 17

    New Form I-9 Released, Again

    New Form I-9 Released, Again
    Today, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The new version bears a revision date of 07/17/17 N. The Form I-9 has been revised twice in less than…
  • Jul 13

    CalChamber-Led Coalition: Revised Indoor Heat Illness Draft Too Burdensome for Businesse

    CalChamber-Led Coalition: Revised Indoor Heat Illness Draft Too Burdensome for Businesse
    A coalition of employer groups led by the California Chamber of Commerce continues to argue that a Cal/OSHA proposed draft indoor heat illness rule needs changes to avoid unnecessary burdens on business while protecting employees as intended.…
Rank this Week: 356

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    More From #AALL17: A Conversation with LexBlog’s Kevin O’Keefe

    More From #AALL17: A Conversation with LexBlog’s Kevin O’Keefe
    In a post here yesterday, I offered my thoughts on the just-completed annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries. During the conference, Kevin O’Keefe, founder and CEO of LexBlog and blogger at Real Lawyers…
  • Jul 19

    AALL: The Other Legal Tech Conference

    AALL: The Other Legal Tech Conference
    The exhibit hall at AALL. People often ask me which are the best legal technology conferences to attend. As I pointed out in a column last year at Above the Law, three conferences form a triumvirate of national legal tech conferences that…
  • Jul 14

    DoNotPay Launches Service to Let Anyone Create A Legal Bot

    DoNotPay Launches Service to Let Anyone Create A Legal Bot
    Two years ago, Joshua Browder launched his DoNotPay chatbot as “the world’s first robot lawyer” to help people fight parking tickets. He reported a high rate of success, winning 160,000 out of 250,000 cases.…
Rank this Week: 419

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 20

    Two by Len

    Two by Len
    Jill Lens has posted two pieces to SSRN. First, An Undetectable Constitutional Violation; the abstract provides; In Philip Morris USA v. Williams, the Supreme Court mandated that lower courts implement procedural protections to ensure that…
  • Jul 19

    NE: Court Declines to Adopt Loss of Chance

    NE: Court Declines to Adopt Loss of Chance
    Tom Metier at The Legal Examiner has details.
  • Jul 17

    Judge Weinstein Surpasses 50 Years on the Bench

    Judge Weinstein Surpasses 50 Years on the Bench
    Citing a story at Law.com, Byron Stier at Mass Tort Profs notes that Judge Jack Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York has been on the bench for over 50 years. Among other contributions, Judge Weinstein is known for...
Rank this Week: 288

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 435

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation
    The teaching librarians at Boston College Law Library traveled to Austin, Texas this week to the American Association of Law Libraries' conference.  We presented a program on designing legal research courses to meet the new ABA…
  • Jul 10

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law
    Whether you are looking for an overview of the various topics in foreign and international law, or a freshening-up of the knowledge you  acquired a while ago in law school classrooms, here are some free online courses that can help you…
  • Jul 6

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression
    The Law Library has an exhibit featuring inspirational stories of Jesuits who have fought for social justice, who have protested for peace, and who have risked or lost their own lives and liberty while saving the lives of others.  The…
Rank this Week: 427

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/
  • Jul 20

    Iowa's New Workers' Compensation: The fake job offer

    Iowa's New Workers' Compensation: The fake job offer
    We are still examining the new workers’ compensation laws from the 2017 legislative session. Here is another whopper from the pro-business agenda, the fake job offer.I apologize for the length of this blog. It is too long, but I had to…
  • Jul 18

    A FAKE DISCOUNT RATE FOR WIDOWS AND ORPHANS

    A FAKE DISCOUNT RATE FOR WIDOWS AND ORPHANS
    The rights of injured workers just got a whole lot more complicated after the Koch Brothers passed their legislative package through the brain-dead Republican controlled Iowa legislature. Sounds harsh doesn’t it? I admit it, it does…
  • Jul 18

    More Car Crash Claims Seen in States with Legalized Marijuana

    More Car Crash Claims Seen in States with Legalized Marijuana
    With the legalization of marijuana first in Colorado and then in many states following shortly thereafter, there is the related issue of driving while under the influence of marijuana.  The laws regulating this are more difficult than…
Rank this Week: 261

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 20

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre
    An interesting article, The Lawyer, the Addict, in last weekend’s New York Times was written by the ex-wife of a lawyer who died of an overdose. In investigating her husband’s drug use and death, the author found a legal…
  • Jul 7

    Researching Legislative History?

    Researching Legislative History?
    Whether you are tracing a statute’s history for your summer internship or for a paper you are writing, you will want to use a new tool the library recently acquired, Proquest’s Legislative Insight.  Often researching…
  • Jul 6

    July New Books List and Impeachment

    July New Books List and Impeachment
    Brooklyn Law School Library’s New Books List for July 1, 2017 has 59 print titles and 30 eBook titles. Many of the titles deal with racial discrimination in the criminal justice administration and elsewhere, for example, He Calls Me By…
Rank this Week: 188

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    The Requirements for Traditional Innocent Spouse Relief

    The Requirements for Traditional Innocent Spouse Relief
    Traditional innocent spouse relief is one of three types of defenses available to taxpayers when the IRS is attempting to collect tax that is attributable to a return filed jointly with your spouse or former spouse. The IRS can collect from…
  • Jul 17

    What’s the Difference Between an Innocent Spouse and an Injured Spouse?

    What’s the Difference Between an Innocent Spouse and an Injured Spouse?
    An innocent spouse defense is used to get relief from the typical joint and several liability that exists for joint tax returns. If you filed a joint return, and your spouse erroneously understated the amount of tax owed, you can attempt to…
  • Jul 13

    Innocent Spouse Relief Options: Separation of Liability

    Innocent Spouse Relief Options: Separation of Liability
    Separation of liability is an innocent spouse defense that allocates a tax deficiency between two spouses in proportion to each spouse’s contribution to the deficiency. While the IRS can generally collect the entire tax debt for a joint…
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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/
  • Jul 20

    McCain's Cancer and the California Stem Cell Agency: The Promising Approaches of Genetic Engineering

    McCain's Cancer and the California Stem Cell Agency: The Promising Approaches of Genetic Engineering
    City of Hope video on T-cell treatment of glioblastomaThe type of aggressive brain cancer that is now afflicting U.S. Sen. John McCain is a disease that has been long targeted by California's $3 billion stem cell agency.The agency, formally…
  • Jul 18

    Correction

    Correction
    Two items today and yesterday on the California Stem Cell Report incorrectly said that Carmen Puliafito was reappointed as a member of the stem cell agency's governing board in 2010 by Gov. Jerry Brown. The re-appointment was made by then…
  • Jul 18

    'Secret Life' Flap: Former USC Med School Dean-Stem Cell Agency Board Member on Leave from School

    'Secret Life' Flap: Former USC Med School Dean-Stem Cell Agency Board Member on Leave from School
    The former dean of the USC medical school, who is also a member of the governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency, is on leave and no longer seeing patients, the Los Angeles Times is saying today.The news came after the…
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Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jul 20

    How PTO Submissions Can Waive Privilege to Future Communications – Even for Trial Counsel and Subsequent Patent Owner

    How PTO Submissions Can Waive Privilege to Future Communications – Even for Trial Counsel and Subsequent Patent Owner
    In re OptiumInsight (Federal Circuit 2017) The Federal Circuit has denied OptumInsight’s petition for writ of mandamus on privilege waiver. In the underlying litigation, OptumInsight has sued Cave Consulting for…
  • Jul 19

    Please Define What you Mean by Ordinary Meaning

    Please Define What you Mean by Ordinary Meaning
    by Dennis Crouch In NobelBiz v. Global Connect, a jury sided with the patentee-finding that global connect infringed the caller ID modifying patents.[1] On appeal however the Federal Circuit has reversed on claim construction – in a…
  • Jul 18

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Steve Brachmann: Report Shows Drug Patents Fare Better In IPR Proceedings At PTAB Jo Dale Carothers: Offensive Trademarks Are Protected Free Speech Under The First Amendment Andrew Chung: Supreme Court And Top Patent Court Rarely See Eye To…
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InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Thursday LinkFest

    Thursday LinkFest
    ■ First up, FoIB Dana Beezley-Smith has a really powerful post on her blog about the actual, real-world impact that ObamaCare has had on the individual insurance market. While various pundits and pols criticize (often justifiably) on…
  • Jul 19

    Deconstructing Government-run Health Care

    Deconstructing Government-run Health Care
    [Hat Tip: Co-blogger Mike F]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Jul 18

    Stunning: 1,000 Words on ACA '18

    Stunning: 1,000 Words on ACA '18
    Courtesy of co-blogger Bob V, "2018 Projected Health Insurance Exchange Coverage Maps." Here's the latest:[click to embiggen]As Bob notes, would suck to be in Nevada.Original content copyright © InsureBlog
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An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

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

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jul 20

    Benefits Of The Bar

    Benefits Of The Bar
    This past week I attend the Alabama State Bar’s Annual Meeting and Conference. I was invited to come down and speak about The Twitters social media. There’s a full house at @associatesmind ‘s social media presentation at the…
  • Jul 11

    2017 Bitcoin Case Law Update

    2017 Bitcoin Case Law Update
    Around this time last year there was a fair bit of noise as to whether Bitcoin is legal money or not, spurred on by Florida v. Espinoza, in Miami, Florida. This pithy line struck a chord with many: The court is not an expert in…
  • Jul 5

    2017 ABA Journal Web 100 Nomination

    2017 ABA Journal Web 100 Nomination
    Things have been slow on the blog front of late due to a confluence of events, but I should be in the clear to get back to regularly scheduled blogging shortly. (Though I continue to remain active on the Twitters <- follow me there). In…
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Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Hester Peirce again gets nod for SEC post

    Hester Peirce again gets nod for SEC post
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.President Trump has nominated Hester Peirce to be an SEC commissioner. This will be the second time Peirce has received a presidential nod to join the Commission, the first having been under the Obama administration.…
  • Jul 19

    House panel mulls reforms to fixed income market structure

    House panel mulls reforms to fixed income market structure
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment held a hearing on July 14 to review the state of the U.S. fixed income markets and the need for reform of the current market structure. Aimed…
  • Jul 18

    Comments sought on proposed rule designating IEX listings covered securitie

    Comments sought on proposed rule designating IEX listings covered securitie
    By Rebecca Kahn, J.D.The SEC issued a proposed amendment to Securities Act Rule 146 to designate certain securities on Investors Exchange LLC (IEX) as covered securities. The designation would mean that IEX-listed securities would not be…
Rank this Week: 207

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
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In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 20

    An Interview with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, Foreign Law Intern
    Today’s interview is with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, a foreign law intern with the Global Legal Research Directorate (GLRD). This summer, Marie-Philippe is assisting the GLRD with Canadian law research requests. She is currently…
  • Jul 19

    UK Supreme Court rules “Deport first, appeal later” power is unlawful

    UK Supreme Court rules “Deport first, appeal later” power is unlawful
    The following is a guest post by Conleth Burns, a foreign law intern working this summer in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Recently, in the R (Kiarie) v Secretary of State for the Home…
  • Jul 18

    Today in History – Extinguishing the Pope’s Power in England

    Today in History – Extinguishing the Pope’s Power in England
    This is another one of those “Today in History” posts!  On July 18, 1536, the English Parliament passed the law titled “An Act Extinguishing the authority of the bishop of Rome” (28 Hen. 8 c.10). This was in fact…
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Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Jul 20

    Update: New VOSH Maximum Penalties as of July 1

    Update: New VOSH Maximum Penalties as of July 1
    As those who read Construction Law Musings know, as a construction attorney, I want to assure that not only are my clients successful in their litigation/dispute resolution endeavors, but that they stay out of trouble.  I take my problem…
  • Jul 12

    Subcontractors Aren’t Helple

    Subcontractors Aren’t Helple
    As a construction attorney here in Virginia, I often have the pleasure of assisting subcontractors seeking advice on their all important contracts with general contractors.  I often sense that these subcontractors feel that they are at…
  • Jul 4

    Happy Independence Day from Construction Law Musings!

    Happy Independence Day from Construction Law Musings!
    As things warm up as they always do in July here in Richmond, Virginia, here’s wishing you all a wonderful 4th of July from Construction Law Musings and The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC.  I hope that you and your families…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 243

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Record Award Predicted for SEC Whistleblowers from JPMorgan Fine

    Record Award Predicted for SEC Whistleblowers from JPMorgan Fine
    A media outlet, Financial Planning, is predicting that a pair of SEC whistleblowers will share an award of approximately $70.6 million out of the $307 million in regulatory fines against JPMorgan in 2015. Another outlet, Advisor Hub, put the…
  • Jul 19

    SEC, CFTC Directors Speak on Whistleblower Program

    SEC, CFTC Directors Speak on Whistleblower Program
    The Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower, Jane Norberg, and the Director of the CFTC Whistleblower Office, Christopher Ehrman, spoke recently at the Practicing Law Institute’s program on June 28, 2017, titled Corporate…
  • Jul 12

    Tax Court Denies Anonymous Proceeding to Serial Whistleblower

    Tax Court Denies Anonymous Proceeding to Serial Whistleblower
    The Tax Court has reminded IRS whistleblowers in a recent decision that the ability to proceed anonymously is not absolute. On June 28, 2017, the U.S. Tax Court denied an anonymous proceeding to Whistleblower 14377-16W after weighing the…
Rank this Week: 458

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jul 20

    News Headlines for Jul 20, 2017

    News Headlines for Jul 20, 2017
    “We’re now seeing pressures even on luxury retailers”: Blackstone ,Robots Are Replacing Workers Where You Shop ,Signet Jewelers’ New CEO Has Her Work Cut Out ,Harley-Davidson can’t rev up motorcycle sales, will…
  • Jul 20

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 20, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases &amp; Adversary Proceedings for Jul 20, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Jul 19

    Read Issue #134 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #134 of Our Bankruptcy &amp; Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #134) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 334

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jul 20

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law
    Al Jazeera (Jul. 19, 2017): Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Laws, by AFP News Agency: In 1989, the dictatorial regime of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte outlawed abortion in Chile in all cases. Almost 30 years later, the law remains unchanged....
  • Jul 18

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed
    Nashville Public Radio (Jul. 17, 2017): Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed, by Chas Sisk Early last year, Democrats and Republicans in the Tennessee Legislature co-sponsored and passed…
  • Jul 13

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach
    Human Rights Watch (July 10, 2017): Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach, by Nisha Varia This week, the Family Planning Summit met in London. The goal of this annual meeting is to bring governments, donors, and civil society...
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