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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 21

    Total Eclipse of the Sun Today

    Total Eclipse of the Sun Today
    NASA's eclipse site is here. The eclipse in Denver will begin at 10:23 a.m. and finish at 1:14 p.m. Colorado is only getting a 75% partial view. Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas are among the states that will experience the totality. …
  • Aug 18

    Memo to Trump: Don't Forget to Turn Off the Lights On Your Way Out

    Memo to Trump: Don't Forget to Turn Off the Lights On Your Way Out
    There is a hugely scathing (and in my view, pretty accurate) op-ed in today's New York Times by Frank Bruni, The Week When ... Trump Resigned. Bruni opines that Trump voluntarily abdicated the Oval Office on Tuesday: [More...]…
  • Aug 18

    White House Confirms Steve Bannon is Out

    White House Confirms Steve Bannon is Out
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders today at the press briefing: “White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day. We are grateful for his service and wish him the best.” …
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Arizona Loan Office Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

    Arizona Loan Office Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael Quiroz, Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Raner C. Collins to 36 months in prison.  Quiroz was previously found guilty at trial of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire…
  • Aug 15

    First rule of holes: When in one, stop digging

    First rule of holes: When in one, stop digging
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Margie P. Shephard, 51, Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice after forging a court order to get another inmate released from prison. Shephard was incarcerated as an inmate at Federal…
  • Aug 15

    Former NYC Police Officer and Pal Indicted in Short Sale Fraud

    Former NYC Police Officer and Pal Indicted in Short Sale Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael Rizzi, 45, Brooklyn, New York,and Edward Monahan, 45, Staten Island, New York, were each charged in a criminal complaint with one count of bank fraud and on count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud,…
Rank this Week: 3

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Aug 21

    Overcoming the hurdles – Tanfield Chamber

    Overcoming the hurdles – Tanfield Chamber
    ‘The recent tragedy at Grenfell Tower in west London has brought into sharp focus the importance of having adequate fire safety in large blocks of flats. There has been much public debate about landlords cutting corners with fire…
  • Aug 21

    The “Great Repeal Bill” and environmental law – Six Pump Court

    The “Great Repeal Bill” and environmental law – Six Pump Court
    ‘The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on 13 July. Its substantive provisions occupy 13 pages, with a further 47 pages of schedules (much of the latter being devoted to devolution issues). The…
  • Aug 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Durrant v Chief Constable of Avon & Somerset Constabulary [2017] EWCA Civ 1275 (17 August 2017) High Court (Administrative Court) YA, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home…
Rank this Week: 4

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 5

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

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

    DID CUOMO SLIGHT HISPANIC CLERGY?

    DID CUOMO SLIGHT HISPANIC CLERGY?
    NYS Governor Cuomo's Missing Latino Clergy NiLP Note: We have expressed over the years continual and unheeded concern about the extreme underrepresentation of Latinos in New York State government: although Latinos make up 19 percent of…
  • Aug 18

    VIEW OF MOUNT OTEMANU

    VIEW OF MOUNT OTEMANU
    From the Four Seasons Bora Bora
  • Aug 18

    THE VIEW WAS SWEETER THAN THIS DESSERT

    THE VIEW WAS SWEETER THAN THIS DESSERT
    @ Four Seasons Bora Bora Home made ice cream and sorbet 2100 xpf Choice of vanilla, chocolate, salted caramel, mango, passion fruit, lemon, strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and coconut
Rank this Week: 7

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Aug 21

    Total to Buy Maersk’s Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion

    Total to Buy Maersk’s Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion
    The sale would increase Total’s overall production by 160,000 barrels a day in 2018 and make it one of the largest operators of offshore rigs in northwest Europe.
  • Aug 21

    Chinese Automaker Sets Its Sights on Jeep

    Chinese Automaker Sets Its Sights on Jeep
    A deal would give Great Wall Motor Co. a foothold abroad and help China become a global force in the industry. But Jeep’s parent company said there had been no overtures.
  • Aug 21

    Sempra Bid Tops Buffett and Singer in Race for Energy Future

    Sempra Bid Tops Buffett and Singer in Race for Energy Future
    The California-based energy company has agreed to pay $9.45 billion for the bankrupt power giant, the subject of a tussle between two billionaire investors.
Rank this Week: 8

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

News, editorial comment and legal information for California community associations. By SwedelsonGottlieb.

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer
    Title VIII of the Civil Rights of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), is a federal law which prohibits discrimination in housing and housing-related services due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,…
  • Nov 11

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership
    Community Associations Institute's Greater Los Angeles Chapter held its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. SwedelsonGottlieb congratulates firm client Harbor Gate Homeowners Association (San Pedro, California) for receiving…
  • Nov 11

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership
    Community Associations Institute’s Greater Los Angeles Chapter held its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. SwedelsonGottlieb congratulates firm client Harbor Gate Homeowners Association (San Pedro, California) for…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Briefly: At her eponymous blog, Amy Howe introduces a series of posts looking at petitions distributed for the justices’ next conference in September.  At The Economist’s Democracy in America blog, Steven Mazie discusses…
  • Aug 18

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: City of Bloomfield, New Mexico v. Felix 17-60 Issues: (1) What standard should be used to evaluate establishment clause challenges to passive displays such as monuments; and (2) whether litigants have…
  • Aug 18

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    In The New York Times, Adam Liptak reports that the decision of Justice Neil Gorsuch “to address a conservative group at the Trump International Hotel in Washington next month, less than two weeks before the court is set to hear…
Rank this Week: 10

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Aug 3

    Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, Docket 15-457

    Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, Docket 15-457
    Class action: Class certification: Dismissal: Appeal: Art. III: (this is the concur. opinion).The plaintiffs in this case, respondents here, sued Mi­crosoft, petitioner here, to recover damages after they purchased allegedly faulty video…
  • Jul 26

    K.R. v. Super. Ct., S231709

    K.R. v. Super. Ct., S231709
    Plea agreements: juvenile proceedings: waiver: mandate:Plea negotiations and agreements are an accepted and integral component of the criminal justice system and essential to the expeditious and fair administration of our courts. Plea…
  • Jul 21

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639
    Common law v. statute: (…) The general rule that we do not presume the Legislature intends to abrogate the common law unless it clearly and unequivocally says so. (Reynolds v. Bement (2005) 36 Cal.4th 1075 (Reynolds)). Reynolds, supra,…
Rank this Week: 11

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Aug 21

    News Headlines for Aug 21, 2017

    News Headlines for Aug 21, 2017
    Foot Locker Dives as Investors Brace for ‘Several Years of Pain’ ,Alevo battery company in Concord filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
  • Aug 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 21, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 21, 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.…
  • Aug 20

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 20, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 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.…
Rank this Week: 13

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 14

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 18

    Life in South Florida (II)

    Life in South Florida (II)
    I see this ad frequently in the Miami Herald too — oddly it’s often near the car ads; even stranger, the link takes you to an all-Spanish-language site. Haven’t been tempted to try it, though. The post Life in South Florida…
  • Aug 16

    Life In South Florida (I)

    Life In South Florida (I)
    Do you get one of these ads every day in your paper? The post Life In South Florida (I) appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Aug 14

    That’s How You Do It

    That’s How You Do It
    Statement on Violence in Charlottesville from University of Miami President Julio Frenk As universities across the country prepare to welcome students for a new academic year, we are faced with an attack on our core values. The University of…
Rank this Week: 15

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 17

    NYC Congregation Owns Touro Synagogue

    NYC Congregation Owns Touro Synagogue
    A recent article in the NY Times, New York Congregation Owns Oldest Synagogue in the U.S., 180 Miles Away, Court Rules, reports that a federal appeals court has ruled that Shearith Israel in New York actually owns the Touro Synagogue building…
  • Aug 4

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama
    As students prepare to resume their legal studies and begin their scholarship for another semester under the tutelage of their BLS professors, I want to recommend a new book that discusses the contributions to the legal profession of a group…
  • Aug 3

    Policing the Black Man

    Policing the Black Man
    The Brooklyn Law School Library’s August New Books List (24 print titles and 12 eBook titles) has among its titles an interesting one, Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, (Call No. HV9950 .P64 2017). Edited by…
Rank this Week: 16

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive
    8-20-17 Pennsylvania: FAIRCHANCE — A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday. A second…
  • Aug 19

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door
    8-19-17 Louisiana: HREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Sabine Parish Coroner has released the identity of a man shot to death when answering the door. The body of 72-year-old Jerry Wayne Scott was found in the doorway at his home in the 1300 block…
  • Aug 17

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV
    8-18-17 West Virginia: HUNTINGTON - West Virginia's intensive supervision office, which employs dozens of officers who have spent nearly a decade herding hundreds of sex offenders, will end in September. The termination of the ISO program…
Rank this Week: 17

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Joint IP Ownership Right

    Joint IP Ownership Right
    New ideas, creations, and business ventures are often the product of collaboration.  If lawyers had their way, a written agreement would precede every creative collaboration.  Of course, this is not the case.  Collaborators…
  • Aug 17

    My Namesake Triumphs: Tiffany & Co. awarded $19.35 million

    My Namesake Triumphs: Tiffany & Co. awarded $19.35 million
    The four year saga ended (at least for now) with Tiffany & Co. being awarded for its vigorous fight to maintain its trademark and protect against genericide.  As previously reported, Tiffany & Co. filed suit against Costco…
  • Aug 14

    Joust Do It? A New Form of Nike Battle Cry?

    Joust Do It? A New Form of Nike Battle Cry?
    By now, you’re familiar with my enjoyment in capturing and sharing new billboard signage that hits the streets of the Twin Cities. Question, what tagline might have inspired this one? Was the Minnesota Renaissance Festival inspired by…
Rank this Week: 18

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 19

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate
    A former inmate of the White County Jail, Christel Ward, filed suit [Complaint, PDF] in the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee [official website], Northeastern Division on Thursday claiming that her constitutional rights…
  • Aug 19

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage
    The El Salvador Legislative Assembly [official website] unanimously voted [press release, Spanish] on Thursday to eliminate a law that allowed men to marry minors that they had impregnated. The legal age to marry in El Salvador was 18 even…
  • Aug 19

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017
    Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against a former employer on Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California [official website]…
Rank this Week: 20

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    Vegas to Tulsa to Norman

    Vegas to Tulsa to Norman
    That’s where I am headed to this next week. Las Vegas for ILTCON, the International Legal Technology Association annual conference, from Monday late afternoon to midday Wednesday. Disliking Las Vegas, and having been to two conferences…
  • Aug 10

    Do law schools take professional development of students seriously?

    Do law schools take professional development of students seriously?
    In the last week I’ve had exchanges with a couple law schools that made me wonder how serious law schools take professional development of their students. I’m basing this on my belief that a law student’s understanding of…
  • Aug 9

    Law school operated WordPress a replacement for today’s law review

    Law school operated WordPress a replacement for today’s law review
    With the advent of the Internet, and with it the expansion of open publishing, it’s not reasonable to expect law reviews to continue in their current form. Law professors looking to publish should be provided their own “printing…
Rank this Week: 19

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 21

    Revogada liminar que suspendia perdão de dívidas de ICMS no DF

    Revogada liminar que suspendia perdão de dívidas de ICMS no DF
    O ministro Luís Roberto Barroso, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) revogou liminar anteriormente concedida e manteve os efeitos de lei do Distrito Federal que perdoa a dívida de centenas de empresas favorecidas por…
  • Aug 21

    STF mantém decisão que determinou fornecimento de remédio a criança em Goiá

    STF mantém decisão que determinou fornecimento de remédio a criança em Goiá
    A presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministra Cármen Lúcia, negou pedido do Estado de Goiás para que fossem suspensos os efeitos de uma liminar deferida pela Justiça goiana que determinou ao…
  • Aug 21

    Rejeitado pedido para suspender decisão do TJ-SP sobre concurso na Fapesp

    Rejeitado pedido para suspender decisão do TJ-SP sobre concurso na Fapesp
    A ministra Rosa Weber, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou seguimento à Petição (PET) 7177, por meio da qual o Estado de São Paulo buscava suspender os efeitos de decisão do Tribunal de Justiça…
Rank this Week: 22

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 20

    New on LLRX – Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Source

    New on LLRX – Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Source
    Via lLRX – Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Sources – Genevieve Zook’s guide to fake news takes a multifaceted, long view of the history of spreading misinformation, through word of…
  • Aug 20

    MIT Technology Review – 2017 Entrepreneurs | Innovators Under 35

    MIT Technology Review – 2017 Entrepreneurs | Innovators Under 35
    “MIT Technology Review, as a rule, focuses on the technology first—the breakthrough, the surprise, the accidental discovery with the potential to upend the way we live. Our annual look at 35 outstanding innovators under 35 is a…
  • Aug 20

    24/7 Wall St – 15 Cities Where You Can See the Total Solar Eclipse

    24/7 Wall St – 15 Cities Where You Can See the Total Solar Eclipse
    “Eclipse-mania is sweeping the United States. From Oregon to South Carolina, 14 states will experience a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. It will be the first event of its kind in the continental U.S. since 1979. A solar eclipse occurs…
Rank this Week: 24

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jun 5

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool
    University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared…
Rank this Week: 23

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • May 31

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge
    The US Supreme Court has good news for people that are tired of paying high prices for printer cartridges – the fine print of the “license agreement” in the boxes that prohibits you from refilling the cartridges is no longer…
  • May 23

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court
    TC Heartland LLC of Carmel, Indiana won a precedent-setting victory in the US Supreme Court in its patent infringement suit with Kraft Foods.  The US Supreme Court held that the term “resides” in 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) for…
  • May 8

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017
    The U.S. Patent Office issued the following 196 patent registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in April 2017, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys. Overhauser Law Offices, the publisher of this site, assists with…
Rank this Week: 21

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 21

    Short Take: How To Antifa Right

    Short Take: How To Antifa Right
    He’s a visiting prof at Dartmouth at the moment, but he’s no kid.* That explains the remarkable similarity in appearance between Mark Bray’s “The Antifa Handbook” and Wobbly pamphlets of yore. The guy knows…
  • Aug 21

    The Selling Of A Race Riot

    The Selling Of A Race Riot
    The time is ripe for some easy and empty rhetoric to capture the passionate hearts and blank minds of the crowd. And Andy Cuomo, the Governor of New York, wants to get him some. “Our diversity is our strength and this legislation will…
  • Aug 20

    Short Take: Crazy Meets The 25th Amendment

    Short Take: Crazy Meets The 25th Amendment
    California Democrat Zoe Lofgren has proposed a new law that puts the screws to the president. A  new bill introduced in the House of Representatives would require President Donald Trump to undergo a physical and mental health exam…
Rank this Week: 29

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Pork related Hepatitis E in England – could it happen in United States?

    Pork related Hepatitis E in England – could it happen in United States?
    According to a Public Health England report, thousands of people in the UK may have been put at risk of contracting Hepatitis E from pork products sold at a leading supermarket which it would not name. The virus could have infected up to…
  • Aug 18

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spreading

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spreading
    The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections. This outbreak includes four different types…
  • Aug 17

    18 now sick with E. coli after Lake Wildwood visit

    18 now sick with E. coli after Lake Wildwood visit
    As of today, there are eighteen cases linked to the recent E. coli O157:H7 outbreak. Of the eighteen cases, twelve are children and six are adults. All reported illnesses are associated with playing in the water at Commodore Beach in Lake…
Rank this Week: 26

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Aug 20

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim
    A District Court in Pennsylvania has ordered Verizon to arbitrate a grievance filed by Communications Workers of America claiming that the Company breached a contractual prohibition on "Making any changes in the Verizon Pension Plan or the…
  • Aug 13

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force
    Court upholds NLRB’s refusal to defer to arbitratorThe Eight Circuit has affirmed an NLRB decision (available here) refusing to defer to an arbitrator’s award (here).  Cooper Tire had dismissed Anthony Runnion for his conduct…
  • Aug 6

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language
    Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide were both members of a multi-employer Hotel Association and were  bound by an Industry-Wide Agreement (IWA) between the Association and the New York Hotel and Motel…
Rank this Week: 28

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 27

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 21

    Goluboff & Schragger on Obama's Supreme Court

    Goluboff & Schragger on Obama's Supreme Court
    Risa L. Goluboff (University of Virginia School of Law) & Richard Schragger (University of Virginia School of Law) have posted Obama’s Court? (Forthcoming in THE PRESIDENCY OF BARACK OBAMA: A FIRST HISTORICAL ASSESSMENT (JULIAN E.…
  • Aug 21

    Collins & Woolhandler on Judicial Federalism under Marshall & Taney

    Collins & Woolhandler on Judicial Federalism under Marshall & Taney
    Michael G. Collins (University of Virginia School of Law) & Ann Woolhandler (University of Virginia School of Law) have posted Judicial Federalism under Marshall and Taney on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court during the Chief…
  • Aug 21

    Goldberg on MacPherson v. Buick & Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motor

    Goldberg on MacPherson v. Buick & Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motor
    Victor P. Goldberg (Columbia Law School) has posted The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the landmark case of MacPherson v. Buick, an automobile company was held liable for negligence notwithstanding a lack of…
Rank this Week: 32

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 21

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Aug 21

    Improve Results With Mastery Goal

    Improve Results With Mastery Goal
    Have you ever noticed the big impact a small adjustment in your thinking and perspectives can have? How a shift in attitude can lead to a change in outcomes? My coaching practice is all about helping people get the results they want by…
  • Aug 20

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 21

    The year of movable statues: what to do with Roger Taney?

    The year of movable statues: what to do with Roger Taney?
    My new op-ed at the Frederick News-Post on Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to support removal of the statue of Roger Taney from its place in front of the Maryland State House: Taney did many things in an illustrious legal career but is…
  • Aug 20

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    Welcome news: Labor Secretary Alex Acosta urges states to fix occupational licensing [Eric Boehm, Reason] Fresh thinking on the antitrust angle in a bill from Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) [Ilya Shapiro, Cato] “Occupational licensing should…
  • Aug 20

    Connecticut SC backs $41.7M verdict against school for failing to warn of tick bite

    Connecticut SC backs $41.7M verdict against school for failing to warn of tick bite
    The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled “that schools have a duty to warn parents and students of potential hazards associated with field trips – in particular, dangerous insect bites – and let stand a $41.7 million verdict…
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DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 18

    Will I Pay Child Support Of She Makes More?

    Will I Pay Child Support Of She Makes More?
    Question: My wife makes twice as much as me but she says I would still automatically ow her child support if we divorce. Is this true? What factors does a court consider when setting child support orders? Answer: Please be advised that I am…
  • Aug 17

    Video: Rediscovering Your Identity After Divorce

    Video: Rediscovering Your Identity After Divorce
    When guys get married, their identity tends to commingle with that of their spouse. That makes coming to grips with who you are as an individual especially challenging in the wake of divorce.  While you were married, you and your wife…
  • Aug 15

    7 Of The Strangest Causes Of Divorce

    7 Of The Strangest Causes Of Divorce
    There are numerous factors that can influence a couple’s decision to divorce. The usual reasons are familiar. Finances are often a source of contention. Often there are disagreements over how to raise the children. Or maybe a couple…
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The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Aug 18

    Ex-Foley & Lardner Partner Enters Not-Guilty Plea in Case Alleging Insider Trading

    Ex-Foley & Lardner Partner Enters Not-Guilty Plea in Case Alleging Insider Trading
    Following insider trading charges brought in May, former Bradley Arant Boult Cummings and Foley & Lardner partner Walter "Chet" Little formally denied the allegations in court on Thursday, entering a not-guilty plea alongside a…
  • Aug 18

    Venable Vies for Baltimore Police Monitor Role as Sheppard Mullin Re-Ups in New Orlean

    Venable Vies for Baltimore Police Monitor Role as Sheppard Mullin Re-Ups in New Orlean
    As Baltimore nears a recommendation for a police monitor under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, Venable remains as the only law firm in a select group of finalists vying for the role. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter &…
  • Aug 17

    Morgan Lewis Lands a New Tax Man in Bill-Slashing Baker McKenzie Partner

    Morgan Lewis Lands a New Tax Man in Bill-Slashing Baker McKenzie Partner
    Baker McKenzie's North America tax practice head Tom Linguanti has left the global legal giant to join Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. By linking up with John Magee, a high-profile tax controversy partner at his new firm, Linguanti finds himself…
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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Court Dismisses Church Trustee Challenges As Moot

    Court Dismisses Church Trustee Challenges As Moot
    In Johnson v. Barnes, (IN App., Aug. 17, 2017), an Indiana appellate court dismissed as moot a case in which the trial court had removed three trustees of the Pilgrim Baptist Church and ordered new elections. Those former trustees challenged…
  • Aug 18

    4,000 Faith Leaders Oppose Repeal of Johnson Amendment

    4,000 Faith Leaders Oppose Repeal of Johnson Amendment
    As reported by Americans United, this week a letter signed by more than 4,000 faith leaders from all 50 states (full text) was sent to members of Congress urging them to keep the Johnson Amendment in the Internal Revenue Code.  That…
  • Aug 18

    Northern Ireland Court Says No Right To Same-Sex Marriage

    Northern Ireland Court Says No Right To Same-Sex Marriage
    A trial court judge in the High Court of Northern Ireland yesterday held that the rights of same-sex couples under the European Convention on Human Rights are not infringed by the law of Northern Ireland which allows them only enter civil…
Rank this Week: 37

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 35

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 36

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

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

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 39

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
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Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
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43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

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

    Tag-along state UDAP claim leads to $18.5 million fee shift against unsuccessful plaintiff

    Tag-along state UDAP claim leads to $18.5 million fee shift against unsuccessful plaintiff
    Procaps S.A. v. Patheon Inc., No. 12-24356-CIV, 2017 WL 3536917 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 17, 2017)This case stands as a stark reminder that adding a state-law deceptive trade practices claim to a federal claim can have serious consequences—the…
  • Aug 21

    Bad dilution claims are so common that they aren't "exceptional" for fee-shifting, court rule

    Bad dilution claims are so common that they aren't "exceptional" for fee-shifting, court rule
    Parks, LLC v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 2017 WL 3534993, No. 15-cv-00946 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 17, 2017)Tyson sought attorneys’ fees in this Lanham Act case after its summary judgment victory was affirmed by the Third Circuit. The court found that…
  • Aug 21

    reading list: Willis on remedies for consumer fraud

    reading list: Willis on remedies for consumer fraud
    Lauren E. Willis, Performance-Based Remedies: Ordering Firms to Eradicate Their Own Fraud, 80 Law and Contemporary Problems 7-41 (2017)AbstractIn resolving cases of unfair, abusive, and deceptive acts and practices, consumer protection…
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 44

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 45

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 17

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed
    In Jones v. Behrman, No. W2016-00643-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 27, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of an HCLA claim for failure to file within the applicable statute of limitations Decedent suffered from several health…
  • Aug 14

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken
    In Stinson v. Mensel, No. M2016-00624-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 12, 2017), a neighborly dispute about chickens turned into a suit and counter-suit for nuisance, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy and…
  • Aug 10

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill
    Who has the right to recover medical expenses incurred for personal injuries to children in Tennessee?  The parents?  The minor?  Either but not both?  Does it make any difference if there is a holder of a subrogation…
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Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

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

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Tiffany’s — on Costco

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Tiffany’s — on Costco
    Costco owes Tiffany more than $19 million for selling counterfeit rings https://t.co/bPj2IC2a34 pic.twitter.com/ZUjavk8TRH — Business – DM (@BusinessMarkhor) August 15, 2017 I wrote last fall that it didn’t look like…
  • Aug 14

    “Fully cooked,” like so much Boston scrod–here comes Meet the Bloggers VI!

    “Fully cooked,” like so much Boston scrod–here comes Meet the Bloggers VI!
    Originally posted 2010-04-21 20:44:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCribbed entirely from The TTABlog® of Beantown home-boy John “Fully cooked, yes, but still Keeping Tabs on the TTAB®” Welch: Meet the...
  • Aug 14

    Beverly Hills TM Lawyer

    Beverly Hills TM Lawyer
    Originally posted 2010-02-11 00:01:58. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor my money that can only mean Michael N. Cohen!  And now he has a blog, giving it away for free like...
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