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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/
  • Aug 18

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does Sen. Blumenthal have an emoluments clause problem?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does Sen. Blumenthal have an emoluments clause problem?
    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by members of Congress alleging that President Trump is violating the foreign emoluments clause. Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that because President Trump…
  • Aug 18

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government
    The World Government Research Network has just published my new article, “A Cosmopolitan Case Against World Government.” Here is an excerpt, which briefly summarizes the rest: The debate over world government and “global…
  • Aug 18

    [Ilya Somin] My “National Review” op ed on fair weather federalism

    [Ilya Somin] My “National Review” op ed on fair weather federalism
    Earlier today, National Review published my new op ed on “fair weather federalism,” which explains how both left and right could benefit from a more systematic commitment to enforcing limits on federal government power. Here is an…
Rank this Week: 5

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    DEED IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE

    DEED IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE
    A loan secured by a mortgage that goes into default often provides the lender with various options to pursue repayment. One option involves foreclosure by the lender in a public auction and the property sold to the highest bidder. To control…
  • Jul 21

    INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS – IME

    INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS – IME
    According to a recent report released by the Transport Research & Innovation Portal (TRIP), Massachusetts’ highways are some of the busiest and most congested in the nation. The Commonwealth’s highways have the tenth highest…
  • Jun 14

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust
    According to a recent article published by ABC News, Americans “are living longer, in more comfort and in better health than ever before.” With a longer life expectancy, early financial planning has become even more critical to…
Rank this Week: 867

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Aug 18

    Blog Post: Trump Infrastructure Order Shows Strategy Without Clear Plan

    Blog Post: Trump Infrastructure Order Shows Strategy Without Clear Plan
    The Trump administration's recent executive order seeking to expedite permitting and approvals for infrastructure projects is an encouraging sign the president is curtailing what he views as overregulation and inching toward advancing his…
  • Aug 16

    Blog Post: Trump Looks To Speed Infrastructure OKs, Undo Flood Rule

    Blog Post: Trump Looks To Speed Infrastructure OKs, Undo Flood Rule
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an executive order that sought to speed up the process for approving infrastructure projects and revoked federal flood risk standards that set guidelines for publicly funded construction put in place…
  • Aug 16

    Blog Post: FAA Regs Still Apply To 'Commercial' Drone Use

    Blog Post: FAA Regs Still Apply To 'Commercial' Drone Use
    The Federal Aviation Adminstration has promulgated rules for routine use of small unmanned aircraft systems. A recent D.C. Circuit case struck down the application of the rules to recreational use, but they remain in force for commercial use.…
Rank this Week: 502

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 18

    The sexy smell of dying | Science | AAAS

    The sexy smell of dying | Science | AAAS
    What if death smelled like sex? That’s how one fatal, parasitic bacterium lures its next round of victims, The Washington Post reports. After infecting vinegar flies, Pseudomonas entomophila causes them to pump out 20 to 30 times their…
  • Aug 18

    Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it | Science | AAAS

    Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it | Science | AAAS
    The Cedros Island sites add to a small but growing list that supports a once-heretical view of the peopling of the Americas. Whereas archaeologists once thought that the earliest arrivals wandered into the continent through a gap in the…
  • Aug 18

    Frogs Hitch Ride on Water Buffalo—Never Before Seen

    Frogs Hitch Ride on Water Buffalo—Never Before Seen
    In autumn, farmers along the Black Sea coast release their domesticated Anatolian water buffalo to wallow in the marshes, where a menagerie of marsh frogs hops onboard, a new study says. (Read "Dolphins on Whales, and Other Animals Riding…
Rank this Week: 374

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Aug 18

    Presidential Pardon Power

    Presidential Pardon Power
    According to Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” With the recent investigation…
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
Rank this Week: 550

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 18

    Venezuela chief prosecutor announces plans to jail protest leader

    Venezuela chief prosecutor announces plans to jail protest leader
    Venezuela’s new chief prosecutor announced plans on Thursday to pursue and imprison those responsible for leading violent protests that have plagued the country since April. The statement came the day before a proposed measure targeting…
  • Aug 18

    Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance

    Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance
    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] that alleges the company discriminated by refusing to provide…
  • Aug 17

    ICC orders reparations for destruction of Timbuktu shrine

    ICC orders reparations for destruction of Timbuktu shrine
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Thursday found [order, PDF] that a Malian jihadist is liable for individual and collective reparations for overseeing the destruction of Muslim shrines in Timbuktu. Ahmad Al Faqi…
Rank this Week: 20

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Ballot Measure to Codify Longstanding Approach to CWIP

    Ballot Measure to Codify Longstanding Approach to CWIP
    By Angela W. Adolph Construction Work in Progress (“CWIP”) is generally recognized as property that is in the process of changing from one state to another, such as the conversion of personal property from inventory to asset or…
  • Aug 17

    Injured Plaintiffs’ Recovery of Imaginary Medical Cost

    Injured Plaintiffs’ Recovery of Imaginary Medical Cost
    By Lana D. Crump and Amanda Collura-Day In Louisiana, the collateral source rule mandates that a tort plaintiff be awarded the full value of his medical expenses against the tortfeasor, including any amounts written off by the provider, when…
  • Aug 10

    The Effect of the Uniform Commercial Code on Certain Limited Liability Company Transfer Restrictions in Louisiana

    The Effect of the Uniform Commercial Code on Certain Limited Liability Company Transfer Restrictions in Louisiana
    By Amanda Bourgeois The substantial flexibility afforded by the limited liability company structure has made it an increasingly popular business entity choice.  Indeed, most of the default provisions in the Louisiana Limited Liability…
Rank this Week: 993

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 18

    $100,000 Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Distracted Driver

    $100,000 Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Distracted Driver
    Recently, a woman was attempting to cross the street, but a driver, who had become distracted in the stalled traffic tried to make a left turn and struck the pedestrian on her left side. This caused her to fly forward three feet and land…
  • Aug 16

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip
    Although roller coasters are fun and thrilling, they can also be very dangerous. In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on August 16, Staver Law Group has compiled this list of roller coaster safety tips. By following these tips, you can…
  • Aug 12

    Home Construction Safety Tip

    Home Construction Safety Tip
    Many homeowners prefer to complete projects themselves rather than paying a professional. Although DIY projects can save you money, they can also cause serious accidents and injuries. Therefore, if you often do DIY projects, you should make…
Rank this Week: 890

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 875

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Is Cycling Still Safe in Boston?

    Is Cycling Still Safe in Boston?
    The fear of being in a bicycle crash in Boston is more than justified; in the first quarter of 2016, Boston streets saw 307 injuries and eight deaths related to bicycle crashes. This was a 20 percent increase from the previous year. Most of…
  • Aug 15

    New Study Reveals Direct Link Between Brain Disease and Sports Concussion

    New Study Reveals Direct Link Between Brain Disease and Sports Concussion
    Ann McKee, neuropathologist and director of the Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center at Boston University, studied the brains of 111 deceased NFL players to determine if there is a link between sports concussions and CTE, a…
  • Aug 7

    Transvaginal Mesh Claims Against Johnson and Johnson and Their Prolift Implant

    Transvaginal Mesh Claims Against Johnson and Johnson and Their Prolift Implant
    Transvaginal mesh is a medical device used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, the device is also linked to severe pain, organ damage, and several other serious complications. In fact, more than 100,000…
Rank this Week: 298

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Aug 18

    Integrado el Departamento de Seguridad Pública con agencias federales en la lucha contra el crimen

    Integrado el Departamento de Seguridad Pública con agencias federales en la lucha contra el crimen
    El gobernador Ricardo Rosselló Nevares hizo un recuento de las iniciativas de seguridad pública y detalló la ampliación de varias medidas que en conjunto buscan combatir el crimen y mejorar la calidad de vida en la…
  • Aug 18

    Tormenteras y la Ley de Condominio

    Tormenteras y la Ley de Condominio
    por Lcdo. Israel O. Alicea Luciano Estando en plena época de huracanes en Puerto Rico consideramos necesario hablar brevemente sobre lo que dispone la Ley de Condominios sobre las tormenteras. El Artículo 15 establece: Una…
  • Aug 17

    MedeaBot se declara culpable

    MedeaBot se declara culpable
    La Secretaria del Departamento de Justicia, Wanda Vázquez Garced, informó que ayer Omar Emanuel Falcón Torres, mejor conocido como MedeaBot, se declaró culpable por 55 cargos relacionados a un patrón de…
Rank this Week: 391

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/
  • Aug 18

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973
    The New York Times (Aug. 16, 2017): Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds, by Maya Salam The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of...
  • Aug 18

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion
    Washington's Top News (August 12, 2017): Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion, by The Associated Press A bill that would require women to purchase separate insurance for abortions that are not medical emergencies has passed…
  • Aug 17

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money
    Chicago Tribune (August 16, 2017): Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money, by Andrew DeMillo: On Wednesday, the 8th Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction prohibiting Arkansas from suspending Medicaid payments to Planned…
Rank this Week: 397

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Aug 18

    Martin, Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?

    Martin, Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?
    J. Michael Martin (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) has published Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?, 29 Regent U. L. Rev. 309 (2017). Here are the first two paragraphs of the introduction (footnotes…
  • Aug 18

    Schlunk: Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed

    Schlunk: Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed
    Herwig Schlunk (Vanderbilt) has published Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed, 71 U. Miami L. Rev. 702 (2017). Here is the introduction (footnotes omitted): The country’s collective patience…
  • Aug 18

    Tyler: Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise

    Tyler: Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise
    John Tyler (Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation) has posted Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise: Commitment, Connections, Harm, and Accountability, forthcoming in J. Yockey & B. Means, eds., The…
Rank this Week: 425

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.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State
    No one ever goes on a cruise expecting to need medevac assistance. However, when a medical condition exceeds what the medical staff aboard a cruise can handle, this is a necessary step. This week, a 70-year-old man required a medevac, as his…
  • Aug 15

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018
    From the beginning, our firm has been dedicated to delivering superior legal services to our clients. Our motto, ‘Integrity First, ... The post Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018 appeared…
  • Aug 11

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska
    When you sail through the beautiful waters of Alaska, you are likely expecting to see impressive glaciers and gorgeous landscapes. What you may not be expecting is to see a dead whale attached to the bow of the ship. However, that is exactly…
Rank this Week: 248

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Water Wars: a “Suspicious” Flotilla that May “Not Mean Anything”

    Water Wars: a “Suspicious” Flotilla that May “Not Mean Anything”
    Some Philippine Leaders Herald a New Era of Cooperation with China, while Others Warn of a Buildup of Chinese Naval and Civilian Vessels near Philippine territory Satellite photograph showing Chinese ships near Thitu (Pag-asa) Island (Photo:…
  • Aug 18

    All the Director's Employees: Data Show the White House Lied about Support for Jim Comey

    All the Director's Employees: Data Show the White House Lied about Support for Jim Comey
    On our Foreign Policy feed, we explain how newly released employee survey data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation disproves the president's claim that former FBI Director James Comey had lost the confidence of the…
  • Aug 18

    The Solitary Executive

    The Solitary Executive
    Traditionally, when referring to the president, a certain shorthand is used: the Obama administration, the Bush presidency, the Clinton White House, Reagan’s executive branch, etc. But these phrases are little more than euphemisms. The…
Rank this Week: 74

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Ari Glogower (Ohio State) reviews a new work by David Weisbach (Chicago), New View Integration, 71 Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017). David Weisbach’s new work argues that integration methods eliminating the double tax on corporate…
  • Aug 18

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    Richard Abel (UCLA), Book Review of Engines of Anxiety: Academic Rankings, Reputation, and Accountability by Wendy Nelson Espeland and Michael Sauder Bloomberg, Law Deans Argue Over How to Count Jobs They Fund The Daily Californian, Budget…
  • Aug 18

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    The Atlantic, The Tax Break Dividing the Republican Party Bloomberg, Cohn Plans to 'Hit the Ground Running' on Tax Reform Bloomberg, Five Questions for Republican Tax Reformers Bloomberg, How Markets Are Reacting to Tax Reform Talks Center on…
Rank this Week: 45

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 233

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Aug 18

    Game Companies Using Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) As Part of Litigation Strategy

    Game Companies Using Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) As Part of Litigation Strategy
    We’ve previously written with updates about inter partes reviews (“IPRs”), where an accused infringer files a petition with the US Patent and Trademark Office arguing that the asserted patent should’ve never been…
  • Aug 18

    Atari sues Nestle over Breakout Advertisement

    Atari sues Nestle over Breakout Advertisement
    Atari Interactive, Inc. v. Nestlé, SANo. 3:17-CV-04803-SK (N.D. Cal. Aug. 17, 2017)On August 17, 2017, Atari Interactive sued Nestlé, alleging that a Nestlé KIT KAT® advertisement titled “Kit Kat:…
  • Aug 11

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop
    Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC v. GameStop Corp.No. 2:17-CV-167-RWS (N.D. Ga. Aug. 9, 2017)Fresh on the heels of Gamevice’s lawsuit against Nintendo, which we discussed in a previous post, Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC has filed…
Rank this Week: 84

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 768

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 146

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Salmonella Papaya Outbreak Spike

    Salmonella Papaya Outbreak Spike
    A total of 173 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu (51), Salmonella Thompson (111), Salmonella Agona (7), or Salmonella Gaminara (4) have been reported from 21 states. …
  • Aug 11

    More Sickened by Salmonella Tainted Papaya

    More Sickened by Salmonella Tainted Papaya
    As of August 9, 2017, 141 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu (51) or Salmonella Thompson (90) have been reported from 19 states. Connecticut 5, Delaware 4, Iowa 2, Illinois 2,... Continue…
  • Aug 4

    Salmonella Tainted Papayas Sicken 109

    Salmonella Tainted Papayas Sicken 109
    The CDC reports today that the outbreak investigation has expanded to include another strain of Salmonella. Sixty-four more ill people from 15 states were added to this investigation since the last... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 271

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 16

    Mama C’s Donut Norovirus Outbreak Hits 418 in 5 State

    Mama C’s Donut Norovirus Outbreak Hits 418 in 5 State
    The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department released a set of statistics showing how wide the food-borne Norovirus linked to Mama C’s spread. According to the health department, there were a total of 378 primary cases and an additional 40…
Rank this Week: 44

Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Congress Considers Taxing Opioid

    Congress Considers Taxing Opioid
    In an effort to combat the ongoing opioid epidemic, Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) submitted a bill last week that would apply a federal excise tax of 1 cent per milligram of active opioid, mirroring a similar bill submitted in…
  • Aug 17

    What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?

    What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?
    Two weeks ago, we published a map showing how far $100 in purchasing power would go in different states. This week’s map further explores purchasing power differences at the metropolitan level. Using data from the Bureau of Economic…
  • Aug 17

    An Inside Look at Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

    An Inside Look at Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
    President Trump signed an infrastructure permitting executive order on Tuesday, the intended highlight of that day’s news conference. The executive order is part of the White House’s “Infrastructure Week,” and has the…
Rank this Week: 122

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 41

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Aug 18

    No Individual Right to Sue When State Drops Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, Says Eighth Circuit

    No Individual Right to Sue When State Drops Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, Says Eighth Circuit
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Eighth Circuit ruled this week that Planned Parenthood patients didn't have an individual right to sue Arkansas when the state terminated its Medicaid provider agreement with the organization.…
  • Aug 17

    Daily Read: Gorsuch To Give Speech at Trump Hotel Venue

    Daily Read: Gorsuch To Give Speech at Trump Hotel Venue
    As reported, the newest Supreme Court Justice, Neil Gorsuch, appointed by President Trump is scheduled to deliver a talk at the “Defending Freedom Luncheon,” hosted by the nonprofit Fund for American Studies, an invitation-only event to…
  • Aug 17

    Ninth Circuit Upholds San Francisco Sign Ordinance Against First Amendment Challenge

    Ninth Circuit Upholds San Francisco Sign Ordinance Against First Amendment Challenge
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Contest Promotions v. City and County of San Francisco, a panel of the Ninth Circuit upheld San Francisco's sign ordinances prohibiting off-site…
Rank this Week: 281

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 198

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/
  • Aug 18

    Gil Holmes Stepping Down As Dean Of LaVerne Law

    Gil Holmes Stepping Down As Dean Of LaVerne Law
    Dean Gilbert Holmes has announced that he will step down as the leader of the University of LaVerne School of Law at the end of this school year. He has been the school's dean since 2013.
  • Aug 18

    AALS CFP: Structural Facilitation Of Property Market

    AALS CFP: Structural Facilitation Of Property Market
    This just in: The Section on Property Law is pleased to announce a Call for Papers from which at least one presenter will be selected as a panelist for the Section’s program to be held during the AALS 2018 Annual...
  • Aug 17

    Drake Law School Hiring Announcement

    Drake Law School Hiring Announcement
    DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL invites applications for the position of Executive Director of the Drake Legal Clinic (or Associate Dean of Experiential Learning) and Professor/Associate Professor of Law. The precise level will depend on the…
Rank this Week: 206

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 18

    Opioid Use No Mitigation In Theft Of Client Fund

    Opioid Use No Mitigation In Theft Of Client Fund
    The Washington State Supreme Court has imposed disbarment for an attorney's misappropriation of entrusted funds. The attorney had received over $117,000 for the client but did not so advise him Fossedal never disbursed any of [client] Schoofs…
  • Aug 18

    Ad Hominem Attacks With Racial Aspect Draw Bar Charge

    Ad Hominem Attacks With Racial Aspect Draw Bar Charge
    The Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission has filed a complaint charging misconduct by an attorney who allegedly said the following during a probation review to the probation officer Respondent and Ms. Polom walked into the courtroom. As Ms.…
  • Aug 17

    Interference Penalty Is New Trial

    Interference Penalty Is New Trial
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed a conviction due to the conduct of the trial judge A jury convicted Hemza Menade Lefsih, an Algerian native who entered the United States through the Diversity Immigrant…
Rank this Week: 137

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 78

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement
    In Michigan, we have some of the most severe laws in our country when it comes to the punishment of drivers that have lost their license. Today will be the first in a series of articles that will discuss the topic of Driver’s License…
  • Aug 16

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?
    In Michigan, the issue of protecting children has always been at the forefront of our legal system and this is a theme that spans all of the way from the Michigan Bar Exam to the Michigan Supreme Court. While there is no question that…
  • Aug 14

    Juvenile (Younger than 17 Years of Age) and Shoplifting

    Juvenile (Younger than 17 Years of Age) and Shoplifting
    No parent wants to learn their child has been accused of shoplifting, however it isn’t uncommon for minors (those younger than 17) to commit this crime. It can be very enticing to a young girl to stick a tube of lipstick in her pocket…
Rank this Week: 607

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
Rank this Week: 232

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation
    Rebuilding My Family in Recovery: Addiction Survivors Discuss Mending Fences After Finding Lasting Sobriety Photo credit: Pixabay The excruciating pain of addiction isn’t limited to the person who’s abusing substances —…
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 435

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 18

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity
    Georgetown Rail v. Holland (Fed. Cir. 2017) In a prior post, I noted that the Federal Circuit initially released this appellate decision under seal but requested that the parties show cause as to why it should remain under seal.  After…
  • Aug 17

    Reviewing Factual Findings that Support a Legal Conclusion (of Eligibility)

    Reviewing Factual Findings that Support a Legal Conclusion (of Eligibility)
    The Federal Circuit has denied Prism Tech‘s petition for en banc rehearing on the question of deference to district court factual-findings that underlay a decision on patent eligibility.  Prism had raised the following…
  • Aug 16

    Data on Federal Circuit Decisions – updated

    Data on Federal Circuit Decisions – updated
    By Jason Rantanen One of my current projects is to create a transparent and user-friendly database of information about Federal Circuit decisions–particularly, its patent law decisions–with a structure that’s useful for…
Rank this Week: 145

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 18

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice
    As we’ve already discussed, a recent court ruling determined that when a politician blocks somebody from a social media account used for official business-even if made through private channels-it can be a violation of First Amendment…
  • Aug 17

    Court Rules that Government Officials Blocking Users on Social Media Can Violate First Amendment

    Court Rules that Government Officials Blocking Users on Social Media Can Violate First Amendment
    Social media is everywhere. While sites like Facebook have been around for a while, the sheer number of social media outlets, the number of people on them, and the number of things they are used for has reached unprecedented levels. However,…
  • Aug 15

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud
    Martin Shkreli is, quite arguably, one of the most hated men in the United States of America. After drawing the ire of the nation a few years back with his choice to increase the price of a critical AIDS drug by around 5770%, followed by a…
Rank this Week: 280

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

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

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 549

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: 43

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Conference: Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement after WWI

    Conference: Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement after WWI
    On December 6-8, 2017, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law will hold a conference on "Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement after WWI." The program is…
  • Aug 18

    Steger: The Founding of the Appellate Body

    Steger: The Founding of the Appellate Body
    Debra P. Steger (Univ. of Ottawa - Law) has posted The Founding of the Appellate Body. Here's the abstract: The WTO Appellate Body has established itself as a leading international tribunal in the world today. However, Uruguay Round…
  • Aug 18

    New Issue: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht

    New Issue: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht
    The latest issue of the Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (Vol. 77, no. 2, 2017) is out. Contents include:Thomas Buergenthal, Human Rights: From San Francisco to The Hague“Effectiveness…
Rank this Week: 103

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William
    As regular readers know, JOTWELL's Legal History section is a great source for identifying must-read work in our field. Lately I've noticed lots of other JOTWELL sections also calling attention to historical work. Here's a roundup:Writing for…
  • Aug 18

    Using film to teach non-US & global legal history

    Using film to teach non-US & global legal history
    [This is the second of two posts on film & pedagogy. The first is on US legal history.]Credit: IMDbWhat films (and film clips) do you use when teaching legal history? This summer, we asked many of you this question (H/t: Law &…
  • Aug 17

    On Charlottesville

    On Charlottesville
    Legal historians have been speaking out in the wake of violent white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville:Risa Goluboff, dean of UVA law, has issued multiple statements, including this one. Here’s an excerpt: As I seek to…
Rank this Week: 136

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Aug 18

    As First NAFTA Round Opens in Secrecy, Digital Rights Groups Fear Another TPP

    As First NAFTA Round Opens in Secrecy, Digital Rights Groups Fear Another TPP
    The opening round of a series of negotiations over a proposed revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began this week in Washington, D.C. between trade representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Already it is…
  • Aug 17

    Fighting Neo-Nazis and the Future of Free Expression

    Fighting Neo-Nazis and the Future of Free Expression
    In the wake of Charlottesville, both GoDaddy and Google have refused to manage the domain registration for the Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website that, in the words of the Southern Poverty Law Center, is “dedicated to spreading…
  • Aug 17

    Student Privacy Tips for Parent

    Student Privacy Tips for Parent
    The beginning of the school year is right around the corner. Over the summer, your school may have acquired new devices, software, and educational technology (or ed tech) to use in classrooms. Or, your school may have expanded existing…
Rank this Week: 460

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Brian O'Conan Hypo

    Brian O'Conan Hypo
    Having disappeared for a couple of weeks into frantic preparation for the new semester, I thought I would re-emerge by sharing a hypo that I do with my students on the first day of class, based on Conan O'Brien's contract...
  • Aug 17

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (August 17, 2017)

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (August 17, 2017)
    Top Downloads For: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Recent Top Papers (60 days) As of: 18 Jun 2017 - 17 Aug 2017 Rank Paper Downloads 1. How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?) Lee C. Buchheit…
  • Aug 16

    Duress in Demotion and Termination Case: Not so Fast, Employer

    Duress in Demotion and Termination Case: Not so Fast, Employer
    In times when it seems that employers often not only attempt to, but also often get away with, unreasonable demotion and/or termination attempts, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the rights of employees not to be forced into...
Rank this Week: 599

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 135

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Collusive Benchmark Rates Fixing

    Collusive Benchmark Rates Fixing
    Nuria Boot, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin); KU Leuven, Timo Klein, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), and Maarten Pieter Schinkel, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for Law &…
  • Aug 18

    DOES EU COMPETITION POLICY SUPPORT INCLUSIVE GROWTH?

    DOES EU COMPETITION POLICY SUPPORT INCLUSIVE GROWTH?
    Adriaan Dierx, Fabienne Ilzkovitz, Beatrice Pataracchia, Marco Ratto, Anna Thum-Thysen and Janos Varga ask DOES EU COMPETITION POLICY SUPPORT INCLUSIVE GROWTH? ABSTRACT: This article proposes a novel methodology to strengthen the…
  • Aug 18

    11th Junior Competition Conference (JCC) - Friday 8 September 2017

    11th Junior Competition Conference (JCC) - Friday 8 September 2017
    11th Junior Competition Conference (JCC) Friday 8 September 2017 Competition Appeal Tribunal Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, London WC1A 2EB UK merger control: where are we now and where are we going? & Competition law in a digital…
Rank this Week: 70

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth
    As an estate planner, it is fascinating to me to see how some have acquired their wealth. When I began my career, many "wealthy" families had earned it the standard way, through careers, businesses and salting away a significant portion of…
  • Aug 11

    European Musing

    European Musing
    Hello from Europe, where I’ve spent a good part of July. In late June we dropped off my youngest at a Brown University Spanish Immersion Program in Segovia, Spain—allowing us to tour Madrid and Barcelona. At the time I write this…
  • Aug 4

    The Story of Uncle Benny

    The Story of Uncle Benny
    In my wife’s family lore they tell the story from many years ago about Uncle Benny who didn’t trust his doctors. One day Benny experienced crushing chest pains and was rushed by ambulance to the hospital. His wife and a host of…
Rank this Week: 874

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    I heard IP events?CITMA Autumn Conference -- IP and social media12th October 2017, 10am – 7pmHyatt Regency BirminghamEarn 5 hours’ CPDRegistration has opened, see further details here. UNION-IP September Dinner Meeting -…
  • Aug 18

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!
    Been away and want to catch up with last week's IP news? No problem! As always, IPKat is here to bring you a quick summary - the 159th edition of Never Too Late.Keeping one eye open for the latest IP newsCross-undertaking in damages - Napp…
  • Aug 17

    Freedom of panorama in Portugal: content and scope of the exception

    Freedom of panorama in Portugal: content and scope of the exception
    Santuário de Cristo Rei (1959),LisbonUntil fairly recently, freedom of panorama within Article 5(3)(h) of the InfoSoc Directive was a relatively little-known copyright exception within those available to Member States under EU law.…
Rank this Week: 113

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 365