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The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Oct 25

    Elements of an Effective Whistleblower Hotline

    Elements of an Effective Whistleblower Hotline
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Bill Libit, Chief Operating Partner concentrating in the corporate and securities area at Chapman and Cutler LLP, and is based on a Chapman publication by Mr. Libit, Walt Draney, and Todd…
  • Oct 24

    ISS Proposes Equity Plan Scorecard

    ISS Proposes Equity Plan Scorecard
    Editor's Note: Carol Bowie is Head of Americas Research at Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS). This post relates to draft policy changes to the ISS Equity Plan Scorecard issued by ISS on October 15, 2014. As issues around cost…
  • Oct 24

    Updated CD&A Template Aims to Improve Communication

    Updated CD&A Template Aims to Improve Communication
    Editor's Note: Matt Orsagh is a director at CFA Institute. In 2011, CFA Institute released the Compensation Discussion and Analysis (CD&A) Template as a tool to help companies produce a more succinct and informative CD&A that…
Rank this Week: 112

Indiana Real Property and…

Indiana Real Property and Environmental Law Report

Comments on Indiana real estate, land use and environmental cases. By Jeff Lorenzo.

http://indianarealpropertylaw.com/
  • Oct 25

    Court of Appeals Finds Substantial Compliance with Tax Sale Statute

    Court of Appeals Finds Substantial Compliance with Tax Sale Statute
    219 Kenwood Holdings, LLC, (Kenwood) appealed the judgment of the trial court finding that Properties 2006, LLC, (Properties 2006) substantially complied with the requirements of Indiana Code section 6-1.1-25-4.5(e). Subsection (e) requires…
  • Oct 22

    Filmmaker Josh Fox to Speak at Annual Environmental Forum

    Filmmaker Josh Fox to Speak at Annual Environmental Forum
    The Greening the Statehouse conference on Saturday, October 25 is worthy of another mention. The Hoosier Environmental Council has announced that Josh Fox, director of the Academy Award-nominated film Gasland, will…
  • Oct 22

    More on Jackson County’s Updated CAFO Ordinance

    More on Jackson County’s Updated CAFO Ordinance
    From a lengthy article in the Seymour Tribune on September 21, 2014: Jackson County Plan Commission held a public hearing about a proposed confined animal feeding operation ordinance. The proposed ordinance, which has been in the works…
Rank this Week: 11

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Oct 25

    Abogado demanda a gobierno federal por programa de vigilancia PRISM

    Abogado demanda a gobierno federal por programa de vigilancia PRISM
    Un abogado demandó al presidente Barack Obama y otros oficiales de inteligencia alegando que los programas de vigilancia federal  violan sus derechos a la Cuarta Enmienda. El abogado Elliott Schuchardt de Pittsburg…
  • Oct 24

    Cooperativas existentes también podrán beneficiarse del Fondo de Inversión y Desarrollo Cooperativo

    Cooperativas existentes también podrán beneficiarse del Fondo de Inversión y Desarrollo Cooperativo
    Descargar documento: Enmienda la Ley Habilitadora del Fondo de Inversión y Desarrollo Cooperativo. Dispone que las cooperativas ya creadas podrán beneficiarse del Fondo para proveerles el capital suficiente para cubrir sus…
  • Oct 24

    Doctor sanctioned by court for spoliation of evidence, deleting e-mail

    Doctor sanctioned by court for spoliation of evidence, deleting e-mail
    Download the opinion: American Health, Inc. v. Chévere In any litigation, all parts are under obligation to keep and preserve any evidence that could be relevant to pending and potential litigation, as well as to fully comply with any…
Rank this Week: 388

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    Insurance Claims Alleging Knowingly

    Insurance Claims Alleging Knowingly
    Dallas insurance attorneys look for cases where they can be a "knowing" violation has been committed by an insurance agent or adjuster. A 1998, Texas Supreme Court opinion helps an attorney understand some of the ways courts look at…
  • Oct 23

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage And Punitive Damage

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage And Punitive Damage
    Weatherford insurance lawyers need to be able to discuss the coverages available to a client, depending on the circumstances they are dealing with as described by the client. When it comes to uninsured motorist coverage, the Houston Court of…
  • Oct 21

    Home Owners Insurance Policie

    Home Owners Insurance Policie
    Attorneys who handle home owner insurance policy might want to share this article from the Insurance Journal regarding rates and the Texas Insurance Commission. The title of the article is, Homeowner Insurance Rates Hikes Not Challenged By…
Rank this Week: 400

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Oct 25

    A Hostile Takeover of Victim, Inc.

    A Hostile Takeover of Victim, Inc.
    Remember the good old days when the demand to criminalize revenge porn was all about the terrible harm being done to women?  It wasn’t just a matter of embarrassment, when private naked images went public, but an attack on…
  • Oct 25

    Horse-Trading Constitutional Right

    Horse-Trading Constitutional Right
    Dahlia Lithwick managed to overcome her Canadian roots, graduate Stanford Law and become a respected writer about the Supreme Court and American law at Slate and other, more credible, media outlets.  So what was she…
  • Oct 24

    Ferguson and The Grand Jury Sieve

    Ferguson and The Grand Jury Sieve
    Who says the cops in St. Louis don’t learn how to play the media?  Sure, they may have arrested reporters and gotten nailed on video dismantling equipment after they gassed them, but that was then. This is now: Some of the physical…
Rank this Week: 56

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 25

    The Working Nation

    The Working Nation
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.nytimes.com During the Cold War era, Western economies delivered broad and growing prosperity for the middle class. This nurtured a general faith in political institutions and…
  • Oct 25

    Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

    Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from news.yahoo.com NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show "Saturday Night Live," have reached a $6.4 million settlement of…
  • Oct 25

    Cuomo and Christie Order Strict Ebola Quarantine

    Cuomo and Christie Order Strict Ebola Quarantine
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.nytimes.com The governors of New York and New Jersey on Friday ordered quarantines for all people entering the country through two area airports if they had direct contact with…
Rank this Week: 231

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Oct 25

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-24

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-24
    Carmakers ignore hacking risk, security expert says http://t.co/4IcgwZPRv2 -> Google claims it installed unbreakable encryption after NSA spying http://t.co/cR06xtPXZs -> Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation: An Advantage for Cloud Computing?…
  • Oct 25

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-24

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-24
    Carmakers ignore hacking risk, security expert says http://t.co/4IcgwZPRv2 -> Google claims it installed unbreakable encryption after NSA spying http://t.co/cR06xtPXZs -> Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation: An Advantage for Cloud Computing?…
  • Oct 24

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-23

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-23
    "Complying With Global Anti-Spam Laws" http://t.co/usL1ZE4Fbd -> One-Third of Top Websites Restrict Customers' Right to Sue – New York Times http://t.co/vtCST0JFAo -> Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-10-22: Judge refuses…
Rank this Week: 614

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Oct 25

    Delaware Litigation – Do the Merits Matter?

    Delaware Litigation – Do the Merits Matter?
    Minor Myers and Charles Korsmo have a new paper that compares fiduciary duty merger litigation to appraisal litigation to determine whether fiduciary duty claims add any value for shareholders. After scrutinizing takeover challenges between…
  • Oct 24

    Ello and Social Enterprise

    Ello and Social Enterprise
    My co-blogger Stefan Padfield passed along this article from The New York Times Dealbook on the social network Ello. Ello is a Delaware public benefit corporation. The social enterprise terminology is proving difficult, even for sophisticated…
  • Oct 24

    What do Jeremy Bentham and Norway’s Pension Fund Have in Common?

    What do Jeremy Bentham and Norway’s Pension Fund Have in Common?
    I used to joke that my alma mater Columbia University’s core curriculum, which required students to study the history of art, music, literature, and philosophy (among other things) was designed solely to make sure that graduates could…
Rank this Week: 253

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Oct 25

    Action Packed Agenda at FAPIA's Fall Conference - Register Now!

    Action Packed Agenda at FAPIA's Fall Conference - Register Now!
    Be sure to join Merlin Law Group at the 2014 Fall FAPIA conference at the Gaylord Palms on November 8-10, 2014. Come early and join the golfing fun on Friday, November 7th, registration and sponsorships are still available for both the…
  • Oct 24

    Proofs of Loss Actual Cash Value and Content

    Proofs of Loss Actual Cash Value and Content
    Robert T. Trautmann, Esq., in Merlin Law Group's Red Bank, New Jersey office, talks specifics on the Proof of Loss form for the National Flood Insurance Program. .
  • Oct 23

    Nor'easter Expected to Bring Heavy Rain and Strong Winds to Northeast & Mid-Atlantic

    Nor'easter Expected to Bring Heavy Rain and Strong Winds to Northeast & Mid-Atlantic
    A Nor'easter began to wreak havoc in New England and the surrounding areas Tuesday and the inclement effects are expected to continue through Friday. Flooded roads, wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour, hail of up to three quarters of an…
Rank this Week: 323

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Oct 25

    Texas Tort Reform Travesty

    Texas Tort Reform Travesty
    Houstonia Magazine had an interesting article about Texas tort reform.  In 2008, Stephen DiLeo, his wife Cassy, and the couple’s two sons, Michael and Jonathan, went on a long-awaited vacation together, to the white sands and…
  • Oct 24

    Arbitration is a Corrupt Fraud

    Arbitration is a Corrupt Fraud
    Matthew Saroff wrote the below article for his blog “40 Years in the Desert“. Arbitration is a Corrupt Fraud This little story of the corruption that is a feature, not a bug, of the arbitration process has made it to…
  • Oct 23

    Sufficient Notice of Arbitration Clause

    Sufficient Notice of Arbitration Clause
    On August, 18, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of Barnes & Noble, Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration, finding that plaintiff did not have sufficient notice of Barnes & Noble’s Terms of Use…
Rank this Week: 66

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Oct 25

    40% Percent Reduction Domestically Until 2030

    40% Percent Reduction Domestically Until 2030
    The decision to reduce CO2 emissions in the EU by 40% until 2030 comes with a nice qualification: The European Council endorsed a binding EU target of an at least 40% domestic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to…
  • Oct 17

    Munich Re Continues to Back Desert Based Solar

    Munich Re Continues to Back Desert Based Solar
    Says this article at PV-Tech. They cite Munich Re renewable energy spokesman Stefan Straub like this: “The concept phase is closed and something new needs to be developed. The three main companies that remain in Dii will continue this…
  • Oct 16

    Desertec Setback

    Desertec Setback
    Most of the participating companies in the “Desertec industrial initiative (Dii)” have decided not to extend their membership over the end of this year. After this decision, Dii is left only with the World’s largest…
Rank this Week: 583

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

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

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 25

    @SobukiRa and a delayed reply, from where…

    @SobukiRa and a delayed reply, from where I am for one more day http://ow.ly/DjYH8Filed under: Conflict
  • Oct 25

    The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan

    The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan
    The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls, Now It’s Breaking Them – The Daily Beast – “But the closing of one school after another exposes the hollowness of those promises. In fact, the state of education in…
  • Oct 25

    The week’s best editorial cartoons – Th

    The week’s best editorial cartoons – Th
    The week’s best editorial cartoons – The Week – http://ow.ly/DjWhBFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 860

North Carolina Estate Planning…

North Carolina Estate Planning Blog

Covers legal issues relating to wealth transfer, asset preservation, probate, and taxation. By Greg Herman-Giddens of Trust Counsel, P.A.

http://www.ncestateplanningblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    Access to One’s Digital Estate

    Access to One’s Digital Estate
    More states are starting to address a growing area of an individual’s estate: Digital assets. Last year North Carolina amended the durable power of attorney and estate administration laws to include power to manage digital assets. This…
  • Oct 23

    Protecting IRA Assets for Beneficiaries: IRA Beneficiary Trust

    Protecting IRA Assets for Beneficiaries: IRA Beneficiary Trust
    Earlier this year the Supreme Court ruled in Clark v. Rameker that inherited retirement accounts are subject to bankruptcy claims. As a result of this ruling, Individual Retirement Account (IRA) owners are taking steps to ensure assets…
  • Oct 20

    Gifting Trends Among Wealthy

    Gifting Trends Among Wealthy
    How and why individuals choose to donate to charities are influenced by several factors. Tax incentives for charitable giving are believed to be driving gifting trends, but there are also personal values and family legacies to consider.…
Rank this Week: 740

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 75

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 25

    Making Decisions for Others - Surrogates & Unrepresented Patients (May 7-8, 2015)

    Making Decisions for Others - Surrogates & Unrepresented Patients (May 7-8, 2015)
    Ethical dilemmas commonly arise in healthcare regarding patients who are unable to make their own medical decisions.   Who is best positioned to speak for these patients, and what decisions should we allow them to make?  What if…
  • Oct 24

    Today Is Jahi McMath's Birthday

    Today Is Jahi McMath's Birthday
    Today, October 24, is Jahi McMath's birthday.  She is 14 years old today.  Or is she?  It is hard to tell, because there remains uncertainty over whether she is alive or dead.
  • Oct 23

    Supreme Court’s Decision in Tschumy: Told from the Front Line by the Lawyers Who Litigated the Case

    Supreme Court’s Decision in Tschumy: Told from the Front Line by the Lawyers Who Litigated the Case
    The Minnesota State Bar Association is presenting:  "The Supreme Court’s Decision in Tschumy: Told from the Front Line by the Lawyers Who Litigated the Case."  The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued its long awaited…
Rank this Week: 724

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Oct 25

    An Event for Our Blog Readers in Europe

    An Event for Our Blog Readers in Europe
    Professor Campbell McLachlan QC, Professor of International Law at the Victoria University of Wellington, will give a lecture on "The Principle of Legality in Foreign Relations" on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the…
  • Oct 24

    See you at the ASIL Midyear Meeting and Reseach Forum

    See you at the ASIL Midyear Meeting and Reseach Forum
    The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is pleased to announce that its 2014 Midyear Meeting and Research Forum will be held in Chicago, IL, November 6-8, 2014. The meeting will feature remarks by such leading figures in the field...
  • Oct 24

    Happy United Nations Day!

    Happy United Nations Day!
    Friday, October 24 is United Nations Day in commemoration of the entry into force of the U.N. Charter in 1945. This year marks the 69th anniversary of the Charter. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon recently observed: "The United…
Rank this Week: 279

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    New Issue: Journal européen des droits de l'homme / European Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: Journal européen des droits de l'homme / European Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the Journal européen des droits de l'homme / European Journal of Human Rights (2014, no. 4) is out. Contents include:Dossier : Human Rights Integration : theorizing the multilayered nature of human rights law /…
  • Oct 24

    Roele: The Vicious Circles of Habermas’ Cosmopolitic

    Roele: The Vicious Circles of Habermas’ Cosmopolitic
    Isobel Roele (Queen Mary Univ. of London – Law) has published The Vicious Circles of Habermas’ Cosmopolitics (Law & Critique, Vol. 25, no. 3, 199-229, 2014). Here’s the abstract:Habermas’ cosmopolitan project…
  • Oct 24

    New Issue: Revue Québécoise de Droit International

    New Issue: Revue Québécoise de Droit International
    The latest issue of the Revue Québécoise de Droit International (Vol. 26, no. 2, 2013) is out. Contents include:ÉtudesVirginie Blanchette-Séguin, Élévation du niveau de la mer et frontières…
Rank this Week: 43

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    USDA FSIS Does Right By Consumers – Recalls Salmonella Adulterated Chicken

    USDA FSIS Does Right By Consumers – Recalls Salmonella Adulterated Chicken
    Aspen Foods Division of Koch Meats, a Chicago, Il., based establishment, is recalling 28,980 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with a particular strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, the... Continue Reading
  • Oct 24

    Will USDA/FSIS and Antioch Farms Recall Salmonella Tainted Chicken?

    Will USDA/FSIS and Antioch Farms Recall Salmonella Tainted Chicken?
    Does it matter that USDA/FSIS has yet to declare Salmonella a per se adulterant? Yesterday the Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture made the following announcement: State health and agriculture... Continue Reading
  • Oct 23

    Antioch Farms A La Kiev Stuffed Chicken Breast causes Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak

    Antioch Farms A La Kiev Stuffed Chicken Breast causes Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak
    State health and agriculture officials said today that six recent cases of salmonellosis in Minnesota have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees. The implicated product... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 25

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Aspen Foods Division of Koch Meats Recalls Chicken A La Kiev

    Aspen Foods Division of Koch Meats Recalls Chicken A La Kiev
    Aspen Foods Division of Koch Meats, a Chicago, Il., based establishment, is recalling 28,980 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with a particular strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, the... Continue Reading
  • Oct 23

    Antioch Farms Chicken Causes Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak

    Antioch Farms Chicken Causes Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak
    State health and agriculture officials said today that six recent cases of salmonellosis in Minnesota have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees. The implicated product... Continue Reading
  • Oct 23

    Salmonella Recall: Serrano Chile Pepper

    Salmonella Recall: Serrano Chile Pepper
    Bailey Farms, Inc. of Oxford, NC is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of Fresh Serrano Chile Peppers, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 325

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Oct 24

    Aspen Foods Recalls 28 Tons of Chicken Following Salmonella Outbreak

    Aspen Foods Recalls 28 Tons of Chicken Following Salmonella Outbreak
    Aspen Foods Division of Koch Meats, a Chicago, Il., based establishment, is recalling 28,980 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with a particular strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…
  • Oct 24

    Raw Milk Cause of Durand High School Campylobacter Outbreak

    Raw Milk Cause of Durand High School Campylobacter Outbreak
    The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene (WSLH), the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Pepin County Health Department have been working on an investigation…
  • Oct 24

    Crab Legs Recalled Over Listeria

    Crab Legs Recalled Over Listeria
    Rome Packing Co., Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of Ocean’s Catch brand All Natural Jonah Crab Leg Meat after routine product sampling by the company determined some of the finished products may have been contaminated with Listeria…
Rank this Week: 79

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 252

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Over at the website of the Library of Law and Liberty, Herman Belz (University of Maryland) has posted an essay "discussing papers presented at a conference on Beard held at the University of Virginia School of Law (published in the Summer…
  • Oct 24

    Epps on the Fourteenth Amendment as a Second Founding

    Epps on the Fourteenth Amendment as a Second Founding
    Garrett Epps, University of Baltimore School of Law, has posted Second Founding: The Story of the Fourteenth Amendment, which appeared in the Oregon Law Review 85 (2006): 895-912.  Here is the abstract:     Settle…
  • Oct 24

    Fleming and McClain on Liberty

    Fleming and McClain on Liberty
    James E. Fleming and Linda C. McClain, Boston University School of Law, have posted Liberty, a forthcoming entry in the Oxford Handbook of the United States Constitution, ed. Mark Tushnet, Mark Graber, and Sanford Levinson.  Here is the…
Rank this Week: 96

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Oct 24

    And The Legend Of “The Zebra” Was Born!

    And The Legend Of “The Zebra” Was Born!
    Now you can say you remember when “The Zebra” hit his first bank. Here’s how it went down, per The New Hampshire Union Leader: Police are searching for a man they say robbed a bank while wearing a zebra print dress. The…
  • Oct 23

    Admit It. You Can Always Use An Extra Phone Charger.

    Admit It. You Can Always Use An Extra Phone Charger.
    They break. They get lost. You want one for your car, your office, another room in your apartment or house.  But even in your darkest, lowest-phone-charge hour, you wouldn’t do this. As reported in the police blotter for the 62nd…
  • Oct 22

    Well, It Is Called “Sonic Drive-In”

    Well, It Is Called “Sonic Drive-In”
    Before you go getting up in this poor woman’s grill, take note that it is called a “drive-in”. And that’s just what she did. This is actually more common than you would think. The Juice had a case recently involving a…
Rank this Week: 334

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/
  • Oct 24

    Carneiro, Venturi, & Becker on Law's Smell

    Carneiro, Venturi, & Becker on Law's Smell
    Maria Francisca Carneiro (Federal University of Paraná), Eliseu Raphael Venturi (Federal University of Parana (UFPR)), & Laércio A. Becker (Federal University of Parana (UFPR)) have posted What is the Smell of Law? First Assumptions for…
  • Oct 24

    Levinson on Gender Equality & Religious Autonomy

    Levinson on Gender Equality & Religious Autonomy
    Rosalie Berger Levinson (Valparaiso University Law School) has posted Gender Equality vs. Religious Autonomy: Suing Religious Employers for Sexual Harassment after Hosanna-Tabor (Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties,…
  • Oct 24

    Halpin on "Reconstructing American Legal Realism " by Dagan

    Halpin on "Reconstructing American Legal Realism " by Dagan
    Andrew Halpin (National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law) has posted Book Review of Hanoch Dagan's Reconstructing American Legal Realism & Rethinking Private Law Theory ((2014) 11 No Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal…
Rank this Week: 28

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 24

    Monica Still Yacking, WaPo Still Spinning

    Monica Still Yacking, WaPo Still Spinning
    Kent wrote this post about how the Washington Post (WaPo) published a blatantly biased story about this week's Gallup poll  --  the one that showed continuing overwhelming public support for the death penalty.I was peaceably…
  • Oct 24

    Scratch One From the AG Short List

    Scratch One From the AG Short List
    Carol Lee reports in the WSJ:Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has withdrawn her name from consideration as President Barack Obama 's nominee for attorney general, a White House official said Friday.Mr. Obama had asked Ms. Ruemmler…
  • Oct 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Convicted Sex Offender Accused of Rape: Authorities in Texas have arrested a convicted sex offender who is accused of raping two young girls and infecting them with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.  Mike Glenn of the Houston…
Rank this Week: 159

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Oct 24

    State Judge Allows Oklahoma's Admitting Privileges Law to Take Effect

    State Judge Allows Oklahoma's Admitting Privileges Law to Take Effect
    RH Reality Check: Oklahoma Court Refuses to Block Admitting Privileges Requirement, by Jessica Mason Pieklo: Oklahoma can enforce its new anti-abortion admitting privileges requirement beginning November 1, a state district court judge ruled…
  • Oct 24

    Elle Publishes "Real Stories from Real Women" About Their Abortion

    Elle Publishes "Real Stories from Real Women" About Their Abortion
    Elle: Ending the Silence That Fuels Abortion Stigma, by Cecile Richards: It’s hard to imagine a medical procedure in this country that carries the stigma and judgment that abortion does. Women’s experiences are often seen through the lens…
  • Oct 24

    California's Expansion of Abortion Provider Pool Helps Reduce Stigma Around Abortion

    California's Expansion of Abortion Provider Pool Helps Reduce Stigma Around Abortion
    The Los Angeles Times: New class of abortion providers helps expand access in California, by Lee Romney: Ever since the Planned Parenthood health center here opened, the six cushioned recliners in the recovery room had been in steady demand…
Rank this Week: 205

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    Fatal Crash EB SH6 @5 Potlatch District 2

    Fatal Crash EB SH6 @5 Potlatch District 2
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Oct 24

    Two vehicle crash westbound I-84 at milepost 189

    Two vehicle crash westbound I-84 at milepost 189
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Oct 24

    Heroin Seized Subject Arrested

    Heroin Seized Subject Arrested
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 184

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Hammond v. United States 13-1512 Issue: (1) Whether and under what circumstances the Eighth Amendment authorizes a district court to impose a sentence less than the statutory mandatory minimum; and (2)…
  • Oct 24

    Relist Watch

    Relist Watch
    John Elwood finally reviews Monday’s relisted cases. Under the principle that weather and sports must always be saved until the end of the news to keep weary eyes watching those local ads, I should be burying this lede. But we here at…
  • Oct 24

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part three)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part three)
    The inspiration and aspiration for Uncertain Justice and the rewards of working with Joshua Matz, a co-author fifty years his junior. “People ask, ‘Why did you pick constitutional…
Rank this Week: 12

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Oct 24

    Tomorrow is St Crispin's Day

    Tomorrow is St Crispin's Day
    Yearly, on the vigil: [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 24

    Johnson et al offer "Comments on the HHS' Flawed Post-Hobby Lobby Rules"

    Johnson et al offer "Comments on the HHS' Flawed Post-Hobby Lobby Rules"
    Lyman Johnson organized a group of law professors including yours truly to provide comments to HHS on its rulemaking to implement the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. Lyman put together a very... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Oct 24

    McDonnell on "The Liberal Case for Hobby Lobby"

    McDonnell on "The Liberal Case for Hobby Lobby"
    Brett McDonnell has posted The Liberal Case for Hobby Lobby (October 22, 2014), available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2513380: The recent Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 80

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Oct 24

    Jayne Thompson on Radio Time

    Jayne Thompson on Radio Time
    Last spring I blogged about Jayne Thompson's Letters to My Younger Selves. Cribbing a little from my post: I spent a lot of Thanksgiving day reading a powerful and moving collection, Letters to My Younger Self, which was co-edited by...
  • Oct 23

    Are VAPs and Other Job Candidates Writing Too Much?

    Are VAPs and Other Job Candidates Writing Too Much?
    In response to Zach Kramer's post on The Slow Writing Movement over at Prawfs, Glenn Cohen thoughtfully asks in the comments: Is more than one paper in work or published the new "state of the field" for getting attention? *...
  • Oct 23

    September 2014 LSAT Administrations Down 8%

    September 2014 LSAT Administrations Down 8%
    According to the LSAC, 30,943 LSATs were administered in September. This is down 8.1% from last October's administration. This follows a 9% decline in the LSAT administrations in June, 2014 (and there was a 14% decline in first-time takers…
Rank this Week: 108

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 228

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: 78

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Oct 24

    Boston University Law Review’s Book Symposium: On War Powers and the Constitution

    Boston University Law Review’s Book Symposium: On War Powers and the Constitution
    Interesting upcoming event: the Boston University Law Review is hosting a book symposium on Steve Griffin’s Long Wars and the Constitution & Mariah Zeisberg’s War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority. The event is…
  • Oct 23

    Predicting the Supreme Court Using Artificial Intelligence

    Predicting the Supreme Court Using Artificial Intelligence
    Predicting Supreme Court Outcomes Using AI ? Is it possible to predict the outcomes of legal cases – such as Supreme Court decisions – using Artificial Intelligence (AI)?  I recently had the opportunity to…
  • Oct 23

    Mea Culpa

    Mea Culpa
    My ongoing research on the meaning of the Bill of Rights has changed my view of something that I said in my book on William Jennings Bryan.  Admitting error is an important part of blogging and scholarship, so let me explain. One theme…
Rank this Week: 73

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    Are You Happy With Your eDiscovery Sourcing Decisions? (Cartoon and Clip)

    Are You Happy With Your eDiscovery Sourcing Decisions? (Cartoon and Clip)
    The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for October 24, 2014Daily we read, see and hear more and more about the cost, time and complexity factors that impact information governance and eDiscovery sourcing decisions. This week’s…
  • Oct 18

    Top 10 Reasons to Use Visual Classification

    Top 10 Reasons to Use Visual Classification
    By Joe HowieWe are asked on a regular basis why organizations should use visual classification to manage their electronic and paper repositories for various information governance initiatives. Here’s a summary of how we respond:…
  • Oct 17

    Thinking Outside the Box in Information Governance and eDiscovery (Cartoon and Clip)

    Thinking Outside the Box in Information Governance and eDiscovery (Cartoon and Clip)
    The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for October 17, 2014Daily we read, see and hear more and more about technology developments that impact the areas of information governance and electronic discovery. This week’s cartoon and clip…
Rank this Week: 32

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Oregon Child Car Death Offers Sad Reminder Why Safety Procedures Are Critical

    Oregon Child Car Death Offers Sad Reminder Why Safety Procedures Are Critical
    The death earlier this month of a six-month old Hillsboro girl whose father forgot that she was in the back of his car when he went inside his office for work is a sad reminder of a problem that is far more extensive than most people think.…
  • Oct 22

    Hayride Accident offers an Autumn Warning for Oregon

    Hayride Accident offers an Autumn Warning for Oregon
    A recent news item from Maine offers an important autumn reminder about safety and Oregon injuries to children. According to the Portland (Maine) Press-Herald, a teenager died and 22 other people were injured when “a mechanical…
  • Oct 15

    More Questions Raised About Guardrail

    More Questions Raised About Guardrail
    Two weeks ago I blogged about questions surrounding guardrails installed on highways here in Oregon and throughout the country. As I noted then, Oregon has opted not to join several other states in suspending use of “ET-Plus”…
Rank this Week: 521

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    College sports, student-athlete pay, and the Eleventh Amendment

    College sports, student-athlete pay, and the Eleventh Amendment
    This lawsuit, filed today, alleges that the NCAA violates the Fair Labor Standards Act by not paying student-athletes (who, it alleges, are akin to work-study students). Named defendants are the NCAA and every Division I school, many of…
  • Oct 24

    Breaking: Judge Shipp to Announce Ruling at 4:30 PM Today in NJ Sports Betting Case

    Breaking: Judge Shipp to Announce Ruling at 4:30 PM Today in NJ Sports Betting Case
    10/24/201427 TEXT ORDER - There shall be no oral argument on Plaintiff's Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order. The Court will place its decision on Plaintiff's motion on the record at 4:30 PM today, in Courtroom 7W. ORDERED by Judge…
  • Oct 23

    NJ Sports Betting Chances Boosted by Strong Response to TRO Motion; Oral Argument Likely

    NJ Sports Betting Chances Boosted by Strong Response to TRO Motion; Oral Argument Likely
    With an hourly rate of $1,800, Ted Olson may be the most expensive lawyer in the country. But, as his pedigree and track record prove (e.g., Bush v. Gore, Proposition 8, etc.), he is worth every penny. He demonstrated it again last…
Rank this Week: 923

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/
  • Oct 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Halloween in the Workplace, TBI in Children, Sports Blackout

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Halloween in the Workplace, TBI in Children, Sports Blackout
    Before today’s Top 10, I just wanted to say that all our thoughts and prayers at LexBlog go out to those affected by the tragic shooting today here in the Seattle area at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. It’s awful these things…
  • Oct 24

    8 types of real and authentic engagement to repurpose for blog post

    8 types of real and authentic engagement to repurpose for blog post
    All too many lawyers complain that they don’t have time to blog. The wild thing is they’ve got content all around them. Content that they’ve created and which could be repurposed for blog posts. I am not talking of briefs,…
  • Oct 24

    Banking and Health Law: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network

    Banking and Health Law: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network
    As we begin to wind down the workweek here at LexBlog HQ, let’s begin our usual dance by taking a look back at the publications joining the LexBlog Network. We have two total this week, and it’s always great when we have one join…
Rank this Week: 16

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
Rank this Week: 221

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Oct 24

    Converse Sues Retailers and Manufacturers to Protect its All Star Trademark Design

    Converse Sues Retailers and Manufacturers to Protect its All Star Trademark Design
    IPNews® - Shoe manufacturer Converse has filed trademark lawsuits against several major retailers and manufacturers alleging that they infringed on its trademarked Chuck Taylor design. Converse, which is owned by Nike, has filed 22…
  • Oct 16

    Company Files Action Against Obama's MyRA Alleging Trademark Infringement

    Company Files Action Against Obama's MyRA Alleging Trademark Infringement
    IPNews® - A company that markets individual retirement accounts is suing the U.S. Treasury Department alleging trademark infringement.  In January, President Obama announced a special government program to help individuals save up…
  • Oct 10

    Apple Seeks Patent for New Kind of Digital Remote Control

    Apple Seeks Patent for New Kind of Digital Remote Control
    IPNews® - Apple has filed a patent application for a new kind of remote control with a graphic user interface, which may change the way we use remotes. The updated remote control feature is also anticipated to generate more interest for…
Rank this Week: 432

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
Rank this Week: 370

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Oct 24

    Past President Tatum accepts ABA award for community service

    Past President Tatum accepts ABA award for community service
    SAN ANTONIO — State Bar of Texas Immediate Past President Lisa M. Tatum, who helped launch successful pro bono and civics education projects during her presidential year, was recognized Friday for her community service. Tatum, the owner…
  • Oct 24

    Texas law school updates manual on infectious disease outbreak

    Texas law school updates manual on infectious disease outbreak
    Hours after a man in New York was diagnosed with Ebola—the fourth diagnosis in the United States—the University of Houston Law Center has announced an updated version of its legal manual on infectious disease outbreaks. The…
  • Oct 24

    Member Benefits - Home Buying and Moving

    Member Benefits - Home Buying and Moving
    Home buying and moving can be stressful. Use discounts from your State Bar of Texas Member Discount Program to ease the strain on your budget!  Since 1993, Consumers Relocation Services has offered professional move coordination. Get up…
Rank this Week: 418

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Oct 24

    PT pede inquérito para apurar vazamento de informações pela revista Veja

    PT pede inquérito para apurar vazamento de informações pela revista Veja
    O presidente do Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT), Rui Falcão, pediu hoje a instauração de inquérito policial para apurar o vazamento pela Revista Veja de informações sigilosas dos depoimentos, em…
  • Oct 24

    Saiba Mais: Canal do STF no Youtube fala sobre crime doloso e culposo

    Saiba Mais: Canal do STF no Youtube fala sobre crime doloso e culposo
    O entrevistado desta semana no quadro Saiba Mais é o advogado criminalista Luciano Poubel. Ele fala sobre a diferença entre crime doloso e crime culposo. O advogado explica também como o Código Penal caracteriza…
  • Oct 24

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para o fim de semana

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para o fim de semana
    Folhetim “Folhetim” se inspira no filme “Os Incríveis”, para abordar o conceito jurídico de família, ativismo judicial, código do consumidor e assédio no trabalho. Depois de uma onda…
Rank this Week: 155

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    How Your Ego is Killing Your Website Lead

    How Your Ego is Killing Your Website Lead
    Most lawyers I know have a pretty healthy ego and let me state for the record that there’s nothing wrong with that.  Successful business people have healthy egos or they wouldn’t be as successful as they are. But there is one…
  • Oct 23

    Money Talks So Prospects Don't Walk

    Money Talks So Prospects Don't Walk
    Here’s a subject that makes lawyers nervous:  paying a bonus to intake personnel for decreasing your no-show rate.  Many of you think you can’t do that, but you are wrong.  You can and you should. Any time you do a…
  • Oct 22

    Demystifying the Supreme Court, John Oliver Style

    Demystifying the Supreme Court, John Oliver Style
    The U.S. Supreme Court has a longstanding ban on cameras inside its courtroom, which is apparently a pet peeve of John Oliver, the British comedian who hosts his own weekly news show on HBO called “Last Week Tonight with John…
Rank this Week: 745

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Oct 24

    UPDATE: Michael Anderson Killed in Alleged DUI Accident in Wood County, Wisconsin

    UPDATE: Michael Anderson Killed in Alleged DUI Accident in Wood County, Wisconsin
    WOOD COUNTY, WI — Michael Anderson was killed in a car accident that happened on Saturday, May 17th, 2014, according to the news article released by The Wisconsin Rapdis Tribune. Michael Anderson was killed when the motorcycle he was…
  • Oct 24

    UPDATE: Maliaka Humphrey Killed in Car Accident in Red Bay, Alabama

    UPDATE: Maliaka Humphrey Killed in Car Accident in Red Bay, Alabama
    RED BAY, AL — Maliaka Humphrey was killed in a car accident that happened in Franklin County, Indiana on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014. The article released by WTVA said that the accident happened around 8:30 Wednesday night.…
  • Oct 24

    Vinod George Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on Trapelo Road in Waltham, MA

    Vinod George Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on Trapelo Road in Waltham, MA
    Waltham, MA — Police say a semi-truck that dumped a load of concrete beams onto the road in Waltham, Massachusetts, will be cited for carrying an unsecure load. On Thursday, October 23, 2014, Vinod George was driving down Trapelo road…
Rank this Week: 45

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 340