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Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Sep 30

    NASC: Invitation to Tender for Immigration Research

    NASC: Invitation to Tender for Immigration Research
    Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre is commissioning independent research to analyse immigration related detention in Ireland and the treatment of detainees for immigration related offences, including those who are detained following a…
  • Sep 25

    Update: Ireland ratifies UN complaints mechanism for children

    Update: Ireland ratifies UN complaints mechanism for children
    Ireland has ratified the Third Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which establishes a quasi-judicial complaints mechanism for children and their advocates to the UN Committee’s on the Rights of the Child.…
  • Sep 22

    Understanding Children’s Rights: A Training Programme on Children’s Rights and Effective International Advocacy

    Understanding Children’s Rights: A Training Programme on Children’s Rights and Effective International Advocacy
    Ireland will appear before the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in 2015/2016 to report on its record for children under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In advance of this examination, the Children’s Rights Alliance…
Rank this Week: 226

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

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

    The essentials of a trial outline and idea book.

    The essentials of a trial outline and idea book.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 29

    Documents and links for my clients.

    Documents and links for my clients.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 25

    Unarmed victim of police shooting displayed top character throughout.

    Unarmed victim of police shooting displayed top character throughout.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
Rank this Week: 227

Space Politics

Space Politics

Covers space policy, new and commentary. By Jeff Foust.

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

    A new chapter

    A new chapter
    I wanted to pass along some personal news: I’ve taken a position starting today with SpaceNews, as a senior writer there. I’ll be writing there on a lot about what you’ve seen here and elsewhere: space policy, commercial…
  • Aug 28

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending
    A day after NASA announced that the first SLS may not be ready for launch until as late as November 2018, two key members of the House Science Committee asked NASA for details on both the schedule and funding levels of the SLS and Orion…
  • Aug 27

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”
    An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced…
Rank this Week: 228

Two-Seventy-One Patent Blog

Two-Seventy-One Patent Blog

Provides insight and analysis on patent law, patent portfolio management and patent litigation in the fields of electronics, software and computers. By Peter Zura.

http://271patent.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 229

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Oct 1

    Thinking About Hypocrisy

    Thinking About Hypocrisy
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss protests against the practice within some ultra-Orthodox circles of using a live chicken for the ritual of Kaporos.  The ritual precedes Yom Kippur and symbolically transfers…
  • Sep 30

    Writing About the Debt Ceiling is Apparently Not Easy

    Writing About the Debt Ceiling is Apparently Not Easy
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananA colleague recently forwarded to me a link to a law student note, Unconstitutional Debt Ceilings, 103 Georgetown L. J. Online 29 (2013), in which a 2013 graduate of my law school's crosstown rival provided a…
  • Sep 28

    WWJHED (What Would John Hart Ely Do) About Campaign Finance Regulation?

    WWJHED (What Would John Hart Ely Do) About Campaign Finance Regulation?
    By Michael DorfIn a terrific essay in The Atlantic last week, Garrett Epps took the opportunity of the lull before the start of the Supreme Court Term to note the seeming perversity of the Roberts Court's views about how to define…
Rank this Week: 230

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 231

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    The executor has done nothing for six years. What can a beneficiary do?

    The executor has done nothing for six years. What can a beneficiary do?
    Here is a situation that will sound familiar to many of you - an executor who is doing nothing, while an estate sits, waiting. Is there anything a beneficiary can do? Yes! There are options, as I discuss below. Here is a question I recently…
  • Sep 28

    Joan Rivers teaches lesson about termination of life support

    Joan Rivers teaches lesson about termination of life support
    Lawyers and other advisors who work in estate planning will always urge their clients to set up three main planning documents. Those are the will, the Power of Attorney (dealing with property and finances) and a Health Care Directive. Some…
  • Sep 28

    How much can the trustee of a Henson Trust be paid?

    How much can the trustee of a Henson Trust be paid?
    Thousands of Canadians have been named as the trustee of wills and by extension, the trusts set up in those wills. For many, this may include a Henson Trust. This is a type of trust that is created to set aside funds for a disabled person to…
Rank this Week: 232

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

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

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Jail Term Not a Bar For Jail Inmate’s Ability to Communicate

    Jail Term Not a Bar For Jail Inmate’s Ability to Communicate
    Underwood v. Menfre, 2014 WL 67644 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 8, 2014). Aggrieved by her inability to write letters to her husband with sensitive, personal information, and send him inter alia photographs, drawings, and newspaper clippings, the…
  • Sep 29

    Merchandise Certificates are Not Coupons And Therefore CAFA Did Not Apply to Louis Vuitton Settlement

    Merchandise Certificates are Not Coupons And Therefore CAFA Did Not Apply to Louis Vuitton Settlement
    Morey v. Louis Vuitton N. America, Inc., 2014 WL 109194 (S.D. Cal. Jan. 9, 2014). A District Court granted final approval to a settlement reached between the parties holding that the settlement was fair and reasonable, and that because the…
  • Sep 26

    Suit on behalf of All Taxpayers in a State is Deemed a Class Action Under CAFA

    Suit on behalf of All Taxpayers in a State is Deemed a Class Action Under CAFA
    Brown v. Mortgage Elec. Reg. Systems, Inc., 2013 WL 6851088 (8th Cir. Dec. 31, 2013) The Eighth Circuit affirmed the order of a District Court denying a Plaintiff’s motion to remand holding that, because Arkansas cases involving the…
Rank this Week: 233

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Features library updates. From the Lewis & Clark Law School.

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 234

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 30

    Illinois Xarelto Bleeding Death Lawsuit

    Illinois Xarelto Bleeding Death Lawsuit
    Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary, the manufacturers of the novel oral anticoagulant (NOACS) Xarelto, are exposed to several Xarelto product liability personal injury lawsuits, filed…
  • Sep 13

    California Xarelto Hemorrhage Lawsuit Over Inadequate Warning

    California Xarelto Hemorrhage Lawsuit Over Inadequate Warning
    Recently Shirley Boynton from California filed a product liability lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen subsidiary claiming that she almost died from uncontrollable hemorrhaging after using the new…
  • Sep 10

    Dallas Jury Crushes Boston Scientific Mesh Case $73 Million Verdict

    Dallas Jury Crushes Boston Scientific Mesh Case $73 Million Verdict
    Boston Scientific was crushed in its vaginal mesh debacle, when a Texas state jury ordered the device manufacturer to pay $73 million to a woman who developed chronic pain and injury from the company’s vaginal mesh implant. This was the…
Rank this Week: 235

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 236

BankruptcyProf Blog

BankruptcyProf Blog

A member of the Law Professor Blogs Network.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/bankruptcyprof_blog/
  • Jan 14

    About BankruptcyProf Blog

    About BankruptcyProf Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of BankruptcyProf Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jan 14

    About BankruptcyProf Blog

    About BankruptcyProf Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of BankruptcyProf Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jan 3

    NACBA Members of the Month

    NACBA Members of the Month
    I just went to pay my NACBA dues online and discovered that our own Peter Lively is the NACBA member of the month this month and our own Erik Clark was so designated three months ago. So we can say...
Rank this Week: 237

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 238

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
  • Sep 30

    Do I Qualify for a HAMP Loan Modification?  Does it Really Matter?

    Do I Qualify for a HAMP Loan Modification?  Does it Really Matter?
    Do you qualify for a HAMP loan modification? It’s worth noting that prior to 2008, I would have to say that the question of qualifying for a loan modification had never been asked of anyone, because for all intents and purposes, loan…
  • Sep 28

    Downsizing and Downgrading… Requirements for Retirement

    Downsizing and Downgrading… Requirements for Retirement
    More and more Americans are finding retirement more of an impossible dream than an American one. Baby boomers are delaying retirement or working through it, and most are woefully short of the amounts they'd need to retire. But can anyone…
  • Sep 26

    Understanding The Black Swan… Thy Name is Retirement

    Understanding The Black Swan… Thy Name is Retirement
    Reverse mortgages can help us deal with the Black Swan event we’re most familiar with today... the meltdown in home prices that began in 2007 and left tens of millions of American homeowners “underwater,” or in other words,…
Rank this Week: 239

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 1

    Solar Plus Storage May Be a Good Deal for Some

    Solar Plus Storage May Be a Good Deal for Some
    A battery company called Coda Energy says that a combination of solar photovoltaics and onsite storage can be cost-competitive with utility electric service for some larger customers. That is according to an online article on greentechgrid.…
  • Oct 1

    Working-class Environmentalism

    Working-class Environmentalism
    Traditional histories of the environmental movement consider it to be a middle-class or upper-middle-class concern, removed from the grittier kitchen table issues of concern to working people. Not so, says Josiah Rector, in an article in the…
  • Sep 30

    California Becomes First State to Ban Disposable Plastic Bag

    California Becomes First State to Ban Disposable Plastic Bag
    California has become the first state in the nation to ban major retail stores from providing single-use carryout plastic bags to their customers.  The new legislation similarly prohibits stores from selling or distributing recycled…
Rank this Week: 240

Current Trends in Copyright,…

Current Trends in Copyright, Trademark & Entertainment Law

By the Bennet Law Office.

http://ipandentertainmentlaw.wordpress.com
  • May 9

    CREATE PROTECT BLOG Has a New Home

    CREATE PROTECT BLOG Has a New Home
    The CREATE PROTECT blog, also known as “Current Trends in IP and Entertainment Law,” has relocated to our fabulous new home.  Click here to keep reading the blog.   Click here to update your RSS feed. Attorney…
  • Apr 22

    Who Controls Your Likeness? Balancing Right of Publicity and Free Speech

    Who Controls Your Likeness? Balancing Right of Publicity and Free Speech
    Originally Published in TEXAS LAWYER* Sharing photos has never been easier. From checking out Ellen Degeneres’ selfies at the Oscars to uploading family vacation pictures, even lawyers don’t always think through how third parties…
  • Mar 1

    BMG Rights Management Buys Hal David Song Catalog

    BMG Rights Management Buys Hal David Song Catalog
    As reported by BILLBOARD, BMG Rights Management acquired Hal David’s music publishing catalog at an estimated $42 million.  Net publisher’s share is in the range of $3. 5 to $3.8 million and it is anticipated a multiplier of…
Rank this Week: 241

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 10

    The JAC Bills: From Representative to Deliberative Democracy?

    The JAC Bills: From Representative to Deliberative Democracy?
    In a recent op-ed in the Mint, I lament the lack of public consultation in Indian law and policy making. I argue that its high time we moved from representative to deliberative democracy. I note the existence of a cabinet resolution calling…
  • Sep 8

    The Scottish Referendum on Independence

    The Scottish Referendum on Independence
    Indian media has so far maintained a surprising silence over a remarkable event unfolding in the United Kingdom, one that any country facing secession demands should be watching very intently.Scottish voters go to polls in less than two weeks…
  • Sep 5

    Former Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati -- A Junior's Tribute

    Former Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati -- A Junior's Tribute
    Goolam E. Vahanvati does not just pass away. He stays with you.A mentor refers to an experienced and trusted adviser. For the last four years, he has done a lot more than mentor me. He treated me, and everyone else is in his chamber, like…
Rank this Week: 242

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?
    Everyone, especially the elderly, deserves to be treated with dignity in a safe environment. Unfortunately, too many older Americans are neglected, abused or exploited. Research indicates that 10 percent of elderly individuals 60 years and…
  • Sep 19

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?
    Decubitus ulcers, commonly referred to as bedsores or pressure ulcers, develop in individuals that are chair bound or bed bound for an extended period. Many ulcers begin forming in as little as a week when lying or sitting in the same place.…
  • Jun 30

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry
    As work continues on a 23,000-square-foot memory care center in Weston Wisconsin, it is important to remember that this is just one of the many facilities currently being built throughout the country. Because of the increased number of people…
Rank this Week: 243

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • Aug 14

    Comments to the New York Department of Financial Services on the Proposed Virtual Currency Regulatory Framework

    Comments to the New York Department of Financial Services on the Proposed Virtual Currency Regulatory Framework
    Today my colleague Eli Dourado and I have filed a public interest comment with the New York Department of Financial Services on their proposed “BitLicense” regulatory framework for digital currencies. You can read it here. As we…
  • Aug 13

    Study: No, US Broadband is not Falling Behind

    Study: No, US Broadband is not Falling Behind
    There’s a small but influential number of tech reporters and scholars who seem to delight in making the US sound like a broadband and technology backwater. A new Mercatus working paper by Roslyn Layton, a PhD fellow at a research center…
  • Aug 8

    Is STELA the Vehicle for Video Reform?

    Is STELA the Vehicle for Video Reform?
    Even though few things are getting passed this Congress, the pressure is on to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA) before it expires at the end of this year. Unsurprisingly, many have hoped this…
Rank this Week: 244

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 245

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Sep 24

    HHS Issues Guidance Regarding HIPAA and Same Sex Marriage

    HHS Issues Guidance Regarding HIPAA and Same Sex Marriage
    Under HIPAA, patients' spouses and other family members have certain rights to access health information. In an important guidance document in the wake of United States v. Windsor, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at HHS has clarified that…
  • Sep 20

    Creighton University School of Law Position Opening - Health Law

    Creighton University School of Law Position Opening - Health Law
    CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a lateral tenured or tenure-track professor in health care law to join our faculty in Fall 2015. Applicants should have significant academic or practice experience in the business…
  • Sep 20

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Karen Jordan, Prehospital Resuscitation Decisions: Assessing the Risk of Legal Liability & Impact of TOR Guidelines, SSRN. Katherine A Curnow, Information, Power and Relationships: Minimising Barriers to Access to Justice for End of Life…
Rank this Week: 246

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Appeals Court Holds User Consent Required to Enforce Website Terms of Use

    Appeals Court Holds User Consent Required to Enforce Website Terms of Use
    On August 18, 2014, a U.S. federal appeals court issued a decision holding that Barnes and Noble's website Terms of Use were not enforceable because the website failed to provide sufficient notice of the Terms to users of the site.
  • Sep 26

    Article 29 Working Party States Principles in EU Data Protection Law Apply to Big Data

    Article 29 Working Party States Principles in EU Data Protection Law Apply to Big Data
    On September 16, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party adopted a Statement setting forth a number of "key messages" by the Working Party on how big data impacts compliance requirements with EU privacy law, the principal message being that big…
  • Sep 25

    Article 29 Working Party Issues an Opinion on Internet of Thing

    Article 29 Working Party Issues an Opinion on Internet of Thing
    On September 22, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party released an Opinion on the Internet of Things that was adopted during the last plenary session of the Working Party in September 2014.
Rank this Week: 247

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Official Death Toll in GM Recalls Reaches 19

    Official Death Toll in GM Recalls Reaches 19
    If you have been reading the news lately, you may be familiar with the various recalls that the car-manufacturing giant GM has made in the past year. The death toll in the GM recalls started off below 10, hovered around...
  • Sep 16

    Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuit Results in $3.27 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

    Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuit Results in $3.27 Million Verdict for Plaintiff
    Recently, Johnson & Johnson was determined to be liable to a woman after she suffered serious injury as a result of using the company’s vaginal sling product. The jury returned a verdict in the woman’s favor for $3.27 million after...
  • Sep 9

    Philadelphia Woman Sues Ocean City for Negligently Maintained Sidewalk

    Philadelphia Woman Sues Ocean City for Negligently Maintained Sidewalk
    Earlier this summer, a woman from Philadelphia was visiting Ocean City, Maryland with her family when she fell out of her wheelchair and fractured her arm. According to a report by DelmarvaNow, the woman is claiming that the city was...
Rank this Week: 248

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
  • Oct 1

    Federal Aviation Administration Approves Use of Drones by Filmmaker

    Federal Aviation Administration Approves Use of Drones by Filmmaker
    On September 25, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) granted applications by numerous companies for permission to use Unmanned Aerial Systems (“UAS”) – more commonly known as drones – for film…
  • Sep 30

    Why Copyright Owes Much to Mark Twain

    Why Copyright Owes Much to Mark Twain
    On May 7, 1874, Samuel L. Clemens–the American author and humorist known as Mark Twain–wrote to Librarian of Congress Ainsworth Rand Spofford, seeking copyright protection for his pamphlet and its cover design. Twain…
  • Sep 29

    Texas Rules Anti-Upskirting Law Unconstitutional

    Texas Rules Anti-Upskirting Law Unconstitutional
    Here we go again with another attempt at defining photography as a mere technological process. State prosecutor, “Photography is essentially nothing more than making a chemical or electronic record of an arrangement of refracted…
Rank this Week: 249

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Sep 25

    Memories of a childhood home with a septic system in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Memories of a childhood home with a septic system in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    By Hiwot Gebremariam A couple of years ago during SepticSmart Week, my colleague Maureen Pepper (Tooke) shared her experience growing up with a septic system in New Jersey. Let me share mine from another side of the world. I grew up in Addis…
  • Sep 24

    Ignite the Passion with Citizen Science

    Ignite the Passion with Citizen Science
    By Grace Robiou Citizen science is forcing us to rethink how science is performed, for whom science is conducted, and its role in our society. In essence, citizen science refers to the participation of the public in the activities and tasks…
  • Sep 22

    Old Habits Can Be Broken

    Old Habits Can Be Broken
    By Maureen Pepper (Tooke) When I moved into my position in EPA’s Office of Wastewater Management, I knew a great deal about environmental issues. However, I knew little about septic systems other than the one attached to the house I…
Rank this Week: 250

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Aug 21

    Innovating Legal Education

    Innovating Legal Education
    A year ago, in late August 2013, I posted a brief bit about my hopes for the coming year from the standpoint of innovation in legal education.  (Here is the link.)  By design, I was somewhat melodramatic and apocalyptic about…
  • Aug 12

    IPSC and the Future of Legal Scholarship

    IPSC and the Future of Legal Scholarship
    Last week I attended the 14th edition of the “Intellectual Property Scholars Conference,” or IPSC. I came back to Pittsburgh inspired, challenged, and a little … well, down. Did I see into the scholarly soul of the…
  • Jun 29

    The Supreme Court Considers Google Street View

    The Supreme Court Considers Google Street View
    All of the interest in the Supreme Court tomorrow is likely to be focused on Hobby Lobby and, to a lesser extent, Harris v. Quinn. But I’ll be watching something that happens before either of those decisions is announced. I’ll…
Rank this Week: 251

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

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

    Happy Federal Fiscal New Year!

    Happy Federal Fiscal New Year!
    Today marks the start of a fresh federal fiscal year.  Lawyers who practice for the federal government are not the only ones who need to know appropriations; attorneys representing state and local governments or contractors also benefit from…
  • Sep 30

    Think Before You Hit Send

    Think Before You Hit Send
    E-mail is old hat for most law students, and by now, most of us professors have caught up too. Here's the thing: we often focus on what we are saying rather than how we are saying...er, how what we are saying is communicated. For the former,…
  • Sep 25

    Getting Good Help These Days - A Closer Look at Employment Law

    Getting Good Help These Days - A Closer Look at Employment Law
    Richard Susskind is trending on Twitter for his keynote address at Clio Cloud Conference. Mr. Susskind suggests law firm clients want "a fence at the top of the cliff, not an ambulance at the bottom." In other words, your goal as an…
Rank this Week: 252

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Sep 25

    In Re AJR | Michigan Supreme Court Ruling on Step-Parent Adoption

    In Re AJR | Michigan Supreme Court Ruling on Step-Parent Adoption
    The Michigan Supreme Court has finally handed down its decision in In Re AJR--a step-parent adoption case. According the the supreme court, the constitutional rights of a noncustodial parent ["NCP"] who has joint legal custody trump…
  • Sep 23

    Disorder in the Court | A Custody Hearing Gone Bad

    Disorder in the Court | A Custody Hearing Gone Bad
    Internet coverage of a Family Court hearing in Durham, North Carolina has garnered only 17,000 views on YouTube. (How did this courtroom video get posted to YouTube?) Those views, in my opinion, are hardly sufficient. Hopefully, the North…
  • Sep 11

    Gmail Accounts Compromised by Russian Hackers | How to Fix Thi

    Gmail Accounts Compromised by Russian Hackers | How to Fix Thi
    Two lawyers on the State Bar of Michigan Family Law Listserv alerted members to a serious problem with Gmail today. This news and their advice is something I want to pass along to my readers. Email security is always imperative, especially…
Rank this Week: 253

Copyhype

Copyhype

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

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Oct 1

    Grooveshark is done

    Grooveshark is done
    On Monday, a federal district court held that Escape Media, which operates streaming music service Grooveshark, was liable for copyright infringement, “creating a business model that was based upon the unlicensed sharing of copyright…
  • Sep 26

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14
    Bugging Out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer — Ars Technica presents this story from Alex Wild, telling the far too common tale of the difficulties of earning a living as a photographer. An absolute…
  • Sep 22

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service
    On Thursday, the Digital Citizens Alliance released a report revealing how profitable copyright infringement can be for cyberlockers. The study by NetNames, Behind the Cyberlocker Door, found that the top fifteen direct download…
Rank this Week: 254

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Oct 1

    The Law Firm Purge Has Begun

    The Law Firm Purge Has Begun
    BTI’s just completed research[1] with over 300 General Counsel finds two trends driving how the litigation market will unfold in 2015: Bet-the-company matters have dropped by 50%. Aggressive settlement strategies and heightened focus on…
  • Sep 30

    Recorder Names Legal Departments of the Year

    Recorder Names Legal Departments of the Year
    Who made the cut for the best legal departments of the year for 2014? The Recorder’s tally lists some prominent companies – did your legal department make the list? “The Recorder has named Gilead Sciences and Palo Alto…
  • Sep 26

    Multi-tasking makes your brain smaller

    Multi-tasking makes your brain smaller
    The next time you are asked to field calls, emails, texts, online chats, video chats, faxes and electronic meeting requests all at the same time, remind your colleagues that your brain will continue shrinking as a result: “If you are…
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Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Oct 1

    European Commission Announces Decisions Under New State Aid Guideline

    European Commission Announces Decisions Under New State Aid Guideline
    The European Commission has determined that state aid provided to airports in Zweibrucken, Germany and Charleroi, Belgium violated the EU's new state aid guidelines for airports and airlines. The EC announced those decisions in a press…
  • Sep 30

    FAA Orders Review Following Radar Facility Fire

    FAA Orders Review Following Radar Facility Fire
    In the wake of last Friday's incident in which a contract employee set fire to an FAA air traffic control center, the FAA has announced it will be conducting a 30-day review of security practices as well as procedures for...
  • Sep 29

    IALI Participation at World Routes Strategy Summit

    IALI Participation at World Routes Strategy Summit
    The World Route Development Forum was held in Chicago last week. Given the location, DePaul's International Aviation Law Institute was able to participate. Professor Brian Havel moderated a panel on airline regulation during the Strategy…
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Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

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

    EEOC wastes its scarce resources by filing lawsuits without claimant

    EEOC wastes its scarce resources by filing lawsuits without claimant
    The National Law Journal reports that Texas Roadhouse has sued the EEOC, demanding background on the agency’s prior age discrimination suit against it. The restaurant chain is suing under the Freedom of Information Act, seeking the…
  • Sep 30

    When the same actor hires and fires, discrimination is unlikely

    When the same actor hires and fires, discrimination is unlikely
    It seems to be common sense that if the decision maker accused of a discriminatory adverse action is also the individual responsible for earlier hiring that same person, it is unlikely that a discriminatory reason motivated the latter…
  • Sep 29

    What does an ADA interactive process not look like?

    What does an ADA interactive process not look like?
    Upon attempting to return from a medical leave of absence, an employee requests the following accommodations: an ergonomic chair, adjusted lighting in her office, and a part-time schedule for the next eight days. Instead of providing the…
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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    Reiss on Government Sponsored Enterprise

    Reiss on Government Sponsored Enterprise
    Brooklyn Law School Professor of Law David Reiss recently posted The GSE Guarantee Fee as a Policy Tool on SSRN. The abstract reads: Setting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s guarantee fee rates can have a large impact on the housing market.…
  • Sep 17

    BLS Library Research Fair: September 30, 2014

    BLS Library Research Fair: September 30, 2014
    The 3rd annual Library Research Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  The fair will be held in the Student Lounge from 12Noon to 3:00pm.  Representatives from the following companies will be here to demonstrate their…
  • Sep 16

    Effron on Future of Forum Non Convenien

    Effron on Future of Forum Non Convenien
    Brooklyn Law School Professor of Law Robin Effron has posted on SSRN Atlantic Marine and the Future of Forum Non Conveniens. In December of 2013, the US Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision upholding a general contractor’s ability…
Rank this Week: 258

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Ways to reduce inheritance tax

    Ways to reduce inheritance tax
    Inheritance tax is generally paid on the value of a person’s estate when they die, although rather confusingly it can also be payable during someone’s lifetime against trusts or gifts. The majority of estates are not subject to…
  • Sep 30

    T v S: The court cannot micro-manage the relationship between the parents and their handling of the child

    T v S: The court cannot micro-manage the relationship between the parents and their handling of the child
    A quick look at T v S [2013] EWHC 2521 (Fam), which was decided by the President on the 25th of July last year, but has just appeared on Bailii. It doesn't make very pretty reading, especially for the parents concerned.The case involved a six…
  • Sep 29

    Human Rights: A short post to redress the balance

    Human Rights: A short post to redress the balance
    This post is not directly about family law (save, of course, for Article 8), but I thought I should still say something about the current attacks upon human rights from certain ill-informed quarters. I have three things to say on the subject,…
Rank this Week: 259

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    California Enacts “Three Feet for Safety” Law to Protect Bicyclist

    California Enacts “Three Feet for Safety” Law to Protect Bicyclist
    On September 16th, California’s long-awaited “Three Feet for Safety” law went into effect. The law requires drivers to give bicyclists at least three feet of clearance when passing them with a motorized vehicle. If a driver…
  • Oct 1

    U.S. DOT Announces Car Seat Safety Campaign

    U.S. DOT Announces Car Seat Safety Campaign
    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently wrapped up its National Child Passenger Safety Week with an announcement that it is adding a new Car Seat Finder Tool to its car seat recall mobile app, as well as launching a new car seat…
  • Sep 30

    Injuries from Cookie Dispute Stabbing in Altadena, California

    Injuries from Cookie Dispute Stabbing in Altadena, California
    Personal injuries can happen when you least expect it.  Take, for example, a cookie dispute-related stabbing in Altadena, California.  A 43-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man became engaged in a verbal altercation over…
Rank this Week: 260

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Realtor Murdered During Home Showing: Time For A Change?

    Realtor Murdered During Home Showing: Time For A Change?
    Should The Real Estate Industry Change Showings and Open Houses? What other industry requires unaccompanied female (and male) agents to meet perfect strangers in empty houses? None. One would think this is a recipe for disaster. And…
  • Sep 20

    Free Home Buyer Boot Camp Seminar BBQ On October 14 at Firefly’s Marlboro

    Free Home Buyer Boot Camp Seminar BBQ On October 14 at Firefly’s Marlboro
    I have a great FREE SEMINAR to announce for new and returning home buyers! A Home Buyer Boot Camp Seminar BBQ on October 14, 2014 at Firefly’s BBQ Restaurant in Marlboro, 350 E. Main St (Rt. 20). Sponsored by the Vetstein Law…
  • Sep 9

    Vote Today! Governor’s Council Race Will Shape Next Generation of Mass. Judiciary

    Vote Today! Governor’s Council Race Will Shape Next Generation of Mass. Judiciary
    Governor’s Council Race Will Shape Next Generation of Mass. Judges I endorse Charlie Shapiro and Robert Jubinville Today is the Massachusetts Primary Election. In Democrat-dominated Massachusetts, today’s election is often more…
Rank this Week: 261

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Northern District of Texas Orders Patent Royalty Dispute to Arbitration

    Northern District of Texas Orders Patent Royalty Dispute to Arbitration
    The Northern District of Texas in Dallas has ordered a patent royalty dispute to arbitration. In Sazy v. DePuy Spine, LLC, No. 3:13-CV-4379-L (N. D. Tex., Sept. 18, 2014), a Texas physician entered into a Product Development Agreement…
  • Sep 29

    Arbitration and the Contract Exchange

    Arbitration and the Contract Exchange
    Andrew A. Schwartz, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Colorado Law School, has published Arbitration and the Contract Exchange, Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2014; U of Colorado Law Legal Studies…
  • Sep 23

    Dallas COA Affirms Arbitral Award Despite Evident Partiality Claim

    Dallas COA Affirms Arbitral Award Despite Evident Partiality Claim
    The Fifth District Court of Appeals of Texas in Dallas has affirmed a trial court’s order confirming an arbitral award in a dispute between a residential builder and several homeowners.
Rank this Week: 263

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 262

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Sep 21

    Adam Zimmerman and Dana Remus on Aggregate Litigation Going Private

    Adam Zimmerman and Dana Remus on Aggregate Litigation Going Private
    Professors Adam Zimmerman (Loyola Los Angeles) and Dana Remus (North Carolina) have posted to SSRN their article, Aggregate Litigation Goes Private, 63 Emory L.J. 1317 (2014). Here is the abstract: In Disaggregative Mechanisms, Professor…
  • Sep 12

    Oregon Supreme Court Applies Aggregate Settlement Rule to Clergy Abuse

    Oregon Supreme Court Applies Aggregate Settlement Rule to Clergy Abuse
    On August 21, 2014, the Oregon Supreme Court embraced the ALI's definition of a non-class aggregate settlement and held that an attorney who represented victims of clergy abuse failed to get the clients' informed consent before distributing a…
  • Sep 10

    Panel on Class Action Reform and the BP Deepwater Horizon Case

    Panel on Class Action Reform and the BP Deepwater Horizon Case
    Professor Neal Katyal (Georgetown) and Theodore Olson (Gibson Dunn) take part in a Federalist Society panel on class action reform and the BP Deepwater Horizon case; the panel is moderated by Stuart Taylor (Brookings Institution).
Rank this Week: 264

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Friends of Amador County V. Jewel (sovereign immunity, federal recognition) See also, the Tribal Supreme Court…
  • Sep 19

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/19

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/19
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Hicks v. Hudson Insurance Company (sovereign immunity, insurance) on 9/3/14. * U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Sep 12

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/11

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/11
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlThlopthlocco Tribal Town v. Stidham (tribal election dispute, jurisdiction)    * United States Federal Trial Courts…
Rank this Week: 265

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
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Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law in Kentucky. By Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC.

http://www.kentuckyinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    $850,000.00 Settlement Reached in Civil Sexual Assault Case against Larue County Jailer

    $850,000.00 Settlement Reached in Civil Sexual Assault Case against Larue County Jailer
    The civil lawsuit, which began in April of 2011, involved 13 female inmates who were victimized over a two year period inside the LaRue County Detention Center (LCDC). The women, who ranged in age from mid-20s to early 50s, were each…
  • Jul 14

    Mavic R-Sys Wheel Carbon Fiber Composite Spoke Failure

    Mavic R-Sys Wheel Carbon Fiber Composite Spoke Failure
    Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC partner Will Nefzger is handling cases involving Mavic R-Sys bicycle wheel failures.  The wheel spokes are made of carbon fiber composite.  Carbon fiber composite can and does fatigue over a…
  • Jun 17

    GM Recalls 3.36 Million More Vehicles Due to Ignition Switch Problem

    GM Recalls 3.36 Million More Vehicles Due to Ignition Switch Problem
    GM announced yesterday that nearly 3.4 million more vehicles will be recalled in light of its review of ignition switch issues following the first set of recalls affecting 2.6 million cars earlier this year. This move brings the total number…
Rank this Week: 267

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 268

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/
  • Oct 1

    Influential But Uninformed: What Scotus Knows About Policing

    Influential But Uninformed: What Scotus Knows About Policing
    Seth W. Stoughton, Policing Facts, 88 Tulane L. Rev. 847 (2014).Elizabeth JohSift through any number of Fourth Amendment decisions from the Supreme Court, and you will find many general observations about the police: that theirs is a…
  • Sep 30

    Judicial Retention Meets Due Proce

    Judicial Retention Meets Due Proce
    Martin H. Redish & Jennifer Aronoff, The Real Constitutional Problem with State Judicial Selection: Due Process, Judicial Retention, and the Dangers of Popular Constitutionalism, Wm. & Mary L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2014), available at…
  • Sep 29

    Corporate Privacy

    Corporate Privacy
    Elizabeth Pollman, A Corporate Right to Privacy, 99 Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2014) available at SSRN.Tom C.W. LinProfessor Elizabeth Pollman explores the validity and scope of a constitutional right to privacy for corporations in a…
Rank this Week: 269

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Foster Farms issues chicken breast strips recall affects Washington, Idaho and Oregon

    Foster Farms issues chicken breast strips recall affects Washington, Idaho and Oregon
    Foster Farms, Farmerville, LA, has issued a limited voluntary recall of 39,747 pounds of Chicken Breast Grilled Strips produced on August 5 and distributed to Washington state due in possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The…
  • Sep 24

    Bicyclists still blowing through red lights despite 2 fatal pedestrian accident

    Bicyclists still blowing through red lights despite 2 fatal pedestrian accident
    Despite the fact that two pedestrians have been struck and killed by bicyclists in the past month in New York City, a study of three busy intersections found nearly 80% of bicyclists are still running red lights. According to the New York…
  • Sep 24

    Adjust your driving to avoid car accidents on rainy days in Seattle

    Adjust your driving to avoid car accidents on rainy days in Seattle
    Yesterday was the first day of Fall and it seems like the weather changed on a dime. Our Indian summer has ended and the rain has returned. King 5 TV of Seattle reported on a number of car accidents and spinouts that occurred this morning as…
Rank this Week: 270