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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/
  • Dec 9

    [Eugene Volokh] Should there be more or fewer immigrants from Muslim countries to the U.S.?

    [Eugene Volokh] Should there be more or fewer immigrants from Muslim countries to the U.S.?
    Geert Wilders sits in a courtroom in Schiphol, Netherlands, on March 18. (Michael Kooren/Reuters) “Should there be more or fewer immigrants from Muslim countries to the U.S.?” It’s an important question — as all…
  • Dec 9

    [Eugene Volokh] Fake news and the law, from 1798 to now

    [Eugene Volokh] Fake news and the law, from 1798 to now
    I haven’t said much about the “fake news” debate, largely because so much about it is obvious — 1) false statements are bad, but 2) various actions (especially by the government) to try to stamp out such false…
  • Dec 9

    [Will Baude] The death penalty ‘courtesy’ stay has disappeared already

    [Will Baude] The death penalty ‘courtesy’ stay has disappeared already
    Last night the state of Alabama executed Ronald Smith, and the Supreme Court, by a 4-4 vote, denied a stay of execution. However, as BuzzFeed notes, last month the Supreme Court voted to stay an execution by another Alabama man, Thomas…
Rank this Week: 9

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Court Rejects “Particularly Problematic” ICBC Expert Witne

    Court Rejects “Particularly Problematic” ICBC Expert Witne
    Adding to this site’s archived case summaries addressing advocacy by expert witnesses, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, soundly criticizing an expert witness for a lack of…
  • Dec 9

    $125,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Permanent Aggravation of Previous Disc Injury

    $125,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Permanent Aggravation of Previous Disc Injury
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing damages for the permanent aggravation of a pre-existing injury. In today’s case (Churath v. Cheema) the Plaintiff was involved in a…
  • Dec 7

    Complex Wage Loss Claim Fuels Successful Jury Strike Application

    Complex Wage Loss Claim Fuels Successful Jury Strike Application
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, granting a Plaintiff’s jury strike application. In today’s case (van Driesum v. Young) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2011 collision and sued…
Rank this Week: 79

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 578

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/
  • Dec 9

    What is the goal of legal writing?

    What is the goal of legal writing?
    When I teach legal writing to first-year law students, I surprise them with an in-class exercise around halfway through the first semester. I have the students break into groups, tell them to take out pen and paper, and pose this question:…
  • Dec 7

    Catholic Charities of Central Texas receives Texas Bar Foundation grant

    Catholic Charities of Central Texas receives Texas Bar Foundation grant
    The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Catholic Charities of Central Texas to help those seeking naturalization services across the region, the charity announced this week. The money will fund representation for lawful…
  • Dec 7

    How to help your clients navigate divorce and holiday visitation schedule

    How to help your clients navigate divorce and holiday visitation schedule
    For a divorce, it has been as amicable as possible. But the inevitable disputes over property and finances have left everyone drained. With the primary custody questions—such as conservatorship—finally settled, the only thing left…
Rank this Week: 203

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Dec 9

    Harris on Riley and Third-Party Search Doctrine

    Harris on Riley and Third-Party Search Doctrine
    David A. Harris (University of Pittsburgh - School of Law) have posted Riley v. California and the Beginning of the End for the Third-Party Search Doctrine (University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 18, p. 895, 2016) on…
  • Dec 9

    Kuersten on Neuroimaging

    Kuersten on Neuroimaging
    Andreas Kuersten has posted When a Picture is Not Worth a Thousand Words (The George Washington Law Review Arguendo, vol. 84, pp. 178-91 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It is frequently put forth that the admission of neuroimaging...
  • Dec 9

    Malone & Waibel on Extradition

    Malone & Waibel on Extradition
    Trina Malone and Michael Waibel (University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law) have posted Constitutional Protections Afforded to Individuals Subject to an Extradition Request (Forthcoming in Max Planck Encyclopedia of…
Rank this Week: 81

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    This kitten is delighted to bring you the 125th edition of Never Too Late!Busy week? Luckily is Friday!!!"tronc"--the most bizarre rebranding of 2016?Neil Wilkof ruminates the most bizarre rebranding strategy: from Tribune Publishing Company…
  • Dec 9

    Obviousness over the CGK - dead or alive?

    Obviousness over the CGK - dead or alive?
    What better way to spend a Wednesday December evening than tucked up at the British Museum for Hogarth Chambers Festive Patent Seminar.  On the menu was "Obviousness over the common general knowledge", followed by mulled wine…
  • Dec 8

    Will UK industry suffer from Government's "ratify now, repent at leisure" UPC stance?

    Will UK industry suffer from Government's "ratify now, repent at leisure" UPC stance?
    The AmeriKat never loves in haste, unlessyou happen to be a tasty little mouse...Lord Byron, Lothario of the Romantic movement and one of the greatest British poets.  Not the figure that would naturally come to mind in a post about the…
Rank this Week: 167

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Why are Qui Tam Cases Filed Under Seal?

    Why are Qui Tam Cases Filed Under Seal?
    Anyone reading this blog probably knows that we represent whistleblowers who file so-called “qui tam” cases under the False Claims Act.  The term “qui tam” is a Latin term derived from the longer and ancient legal…
  • Dec 2

    How do I become a whistleblower?

    How do I become a whistleblower?
      A whistleblower is a person who reports fraud, corruption or other wrongdoing, usually, but not always, at their place of work.  Most states have laws that protect whistleblowers and prohibit employers from firing, demoting…
  • Nov 18

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud
    A study done by the National Contract Management Association revealed that in 2014, at close to three billion dollars, the Department of Defense accounted for two-thirds of the nation’s corporate contract spending.  This vast…
Rank this Week: 761

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 861

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 9

    South Korea lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye

    South Korea lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye
    South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted to impeach President Park Guen-hye. The final vote count [Reuters report] was 234 to 56, well beyond the two-thirds majority needed for the impeachment motion to pass. More than 60 members from…
  • Dec 9

    Arkansas Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage birth certificate law

    Arkansas Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage birth certificate law
    The Arkansas Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday overturned [opinion, PDF] a ruling that allowed all married same-sex couples to get the names of both spouses on their child’s birth certificate. The court found [AP report] that…
  • Dec 9

    UN rights report details suffering of Ukraine citizen

    UN rights report details suffering of Ukraine citizen
    A UN report [report, PDF] released on Thursday stated that failure by parties in eastern Ukraine to implement the Minsk Agreements has led to numerous human rights violations against Ukrainian civilians. This has mainly become a concern for…
Rank this Week: 10

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Dec 9

    Blog Post: Wash. Congresswoman Likely Choice For Interior Secretary

    Blog Post: Wash. Congresswoman Likely Choice For Interior Secretary
    President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., a longtime supporter of energy development and the highest-ranking Republican woman in Congress, as head of the U.S. Department of the Interior,…
  • Dec 9

    Blog Post: FERC Ignored Pipeline's Impact On Minorities, DC Circ. Told

    Blog Post: FERC Ignored Pipeline's Impact On Minorities, DC Circ. Told
    The Sierra Club and other environmental groups told the D.C. Circuit on Friday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission didn’t properly consider the impacts of the proposed $3.5 billion Southeast Market Pipelines Project on…
  • Dec 9

    Blog Post: Seeing Loss Of Fishing Area, Anglers Try to Stop Wind Farm

    Blog Post: Seeing Loss Of Fishing Area, Anglers Try to Stop Wind Farm
    A coalition of fishing interests on Thursday asked a Washington, D.C., federal court to halt a proposed lease sale for the potential development of a major wind farm off the coast of Long Island, New York, arguing that the process ignored…
Rank this Week: 670

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/
  • Dec 9

    Let No Good Deed Go Unpunished

    Let No Good Deed Go Unpunished
    The Georgia Supreme Court accepted a petition for voluntary discipline of a Review Panel reprimand of an attorney who had provided financial assistance to a needy client from an earned fee that he held in his escrow account. In May...
  • Dec 9

    No Voluntary Reprimand Where Attorney Makes Misrepresentation

    No Voluntary Reprimand Where Attorney Makes Misrepresentation
    The Georgia Supreme Court rejected a petition for voluntary discipline of a reprimand because the attorney's statement regarding restitution was untrue Shahab was admitted to the Bar in 2009, and admits that in 2013 and 2014, he was retained…
  • Dec 9

    Disbarment Recommendation Comes Over Eight Years After Client Complained

    Disbarment Recommendation Comes Over Eight Years After Client Complained
    Whenever you look at a disciplinary case in the District of Columbia, it is useful to consider the timeline of events. In other words, how long is the process taking? An Ad Hoc Hearing Committee filed a report yesterday that...
Rank this Week: 171

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

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

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Dec 9

    Hotel tax opinion filing Monday

    Hotel tax opinion filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in In re Transient Occupancy Tax Cases, which was argued on the special late-September calendar in San Diego. The case raises the issue:  When a customer books a hotel room…
  • Dec 9

    No conference held the week of December 5, 2016

    No conference held the week of December 5, 2016
    The Court held no conference this week because it heard oral argument in Los Angeles. Accordingly, no action was taken on petitions for review and no opinions were ordered published or depublished.
  • Dec 8

    Supreme Court affirms death penalty for robbery-murder

    Supreme Court affirms death penalty for robbery-murder
    In People v. Melendez, the Supreme Court today affirms the death penalty for a 2000 robbery and murder.  The unanimous opinion by Justice Ming Chin, among other things, rejects the defendant’s argument that the prosecution had a…
Rank this Week: 881

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 9

    On Child Custody and Accusations of Abuse

    On Child Custody and Accusations of Abuse
    From 100Reporters: Judge Bowles, who trains his fellow jurists in domestic and family violence matters, said that it’s common for courts to believe that mothers press for no contact with their ex-spouses for reasons other than safety. He…
  • Dec 9

    Paid Sick Leave

    Paid Sick Leave
    From the Washington Post: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) will propose legislation requiring companies with at least 50 employees to provide five days a year of paid sick leave, triggering a likely standoff with Democratic lawmakers who tried…
  • Dec 8

    Grey divorce

    Grey divorce
    From Financial Review: Australians are getting divorced later in life, with the age at divorce hitting a record high of 45 years for men and 43 years for women in 2015, as both sexes delay marriage but stay married for...
Rank this Week: 256

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 19

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/
Rank this Week: 162

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Dec 9

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Need a break from holiday shopping? Check out some of this cool EPA science! Here’s the latest. Partnering to Protect the Environment and Public Health This week, EPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the…
  • Dec 9

    From My Lake to All Lakes: EPA’s National Lake Assessment

    From My Lake to All Lakes: EPA’s National Lake Assessment
    By Sarah Lehmann As I do every year, this summer I spent my vacation on my favorite lake – Rainy Lake.  Rainy is a 228,000-acre lake harboring more than 2,200 islands; it straddles the U.S./Canada border between Minnesota and…
  • Dec 8

    Water Challenges Are Actually Opportunitie

    Water Challenges Are Actually Opportunitie
    By EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Our nation needs to talk more about the future of water, which I believe is one of the top public health and economic challenges now facing our country. This is a moment of opportunity – to drive…
Rank this Week: 139

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: 993

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Are There Too Many People in Prison Today? One Study Finds Nearly 40% of Prisoners Shouldn’t be There

    Are There Too Many People in Prison Today? One Study Finds Nearly 40% of Prisoners Shouldn’t be There
    Recently, a new study by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law found that 39% of prisoners shouldn’t be behind bars. Considering there are 2.2 million individuals in prison today, many believe we are in crisis and that…
  • Nov 18

    Black Friday 2016 – Safety Should be Top Priority on The Busiest Shopping Day of the Year

    Black Friday 2016 – Safety Should be Top Priority on The Busiest Shopping Day of the Year
    While Black Friday is a day many people look forward to more than any other shopping day of the year, the day after Thanksgiving also brings all of the crooks out of the woodwork. Not only are crooks ready to turn your holiday shopping into a…
  • Nov 14

    Expert Testimony…The Tutor the Breaks the issues Apart

    Expert Testimony…The Tutor the Breaks the issues Apart
    Trump vs Hillary is not the only debate that has raged in throughout the state of Michigan. The field of litigation has been in a battle over the concept of expert testimony. The battle for Expert Testimony is tug of war between Frye and…
Rank this Week: 558

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 66

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 161

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Dec 9

    Summary Judgment of Noninfringement Granted

    Summary Judgment of Noninfringement Granted
    Summary judgments of noninfringement are always worth noting when they come out because they give insight into how attorneys effectively persuade judges that a determination that is usually fact-intensive still doesn't raise triable factual…
  • Dec 9

    Injunction Junction - What's Your Function?

    Injunction Junction - What's Your Function?
    I can't think very long about injunctive relief without hearing that the Schoolhouse Rock classic "Injunction Junction, What's Your Function?" If you weren't blessed to get to hear these classic the first time around, take a few minutes to…
  • Dec 7

    O2 vey - Raising Claim Construction Disputes at the Pretrial Stage

    O2 vey - Raising Claim Construction Disputes at the Pretrial Stage
    One of the effects of O2 Micro is that the raising new claim construction issues on the eve of a trial is unfortunately not terribly rare. But few cases present a situation like this one where a party's rebuttal expert...
Rank this Week: 689

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Briefing Change In SCOTUS Transgender Case May Have Substantive Impact

    Briefing Change In SCOTUS Transgender Case May Have Substantive Impact
    In October, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G., a high profile case on bathroom choice by transgender students in schools receiving federal funds. (See prior posting.) Today SCOTUSblog…
  • Dec 9

    4th Circuit Hears Employment Discrimination Case

    4th Circuit Hears Employment Discrimination Case
    The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday heard oral arguments in Abeles v. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. (Audio of full oral argument.) In April, a Virginia federal district court rejected plaintiff's claim that she…
  • Dec 9

    Company Using FLDS Child Labor Held In Contempt

    Company Using FLDS Child Labor Held In Contempt
    In Perez v. Paragon Contractors Corp., (D UT, Dec. 6, 2016), a Utah federal district court held that a construction company which had previously been enjoined from using child labor was in contempt for now, in cooperation with the FLDS…
Rank this Week: 26

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Tech Distractions Blamed for Biggest Spike in Car Accident Fatalities in 50 Year

    Tech Distractions Blamed for Biggest Spike in Car Accident Fatalities in 50 Year
    Our nation’s streets, roadways and thoroughfares are an increasingly dangerous place to be. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports the number of highway deaths in the first six months of this year spiked 10.4 percent…
  • Dec 3

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal
    The goal of any injury lawyer at trial is to win the case and obtain fair compensation for the client. Unfortunately, even the most skilled attorneys can’t promise they will win every case. Our Orlando injury lawyers strongly…
  • Dec 3

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal
    The goal of any injury lawyer at trial is to win the case and obtain fair compensation for the client. Unfortunately, even the most skilled attorneys can’t promise they will win every case. Our Orlando injury lawyers strongly…
Rank this Week: 860

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Davis v. Baez – School Bus Driver Liability for Student Injury

    Davis v. Baez – School Bus Driver Liability for Student Injury
    School districts across Florida – and the country – are responsible for ensuring the safe transportation of millions of students to and from class each day. In so doing, these districts, contractors and employers assume a duty of…
  • Dec 7

    $300k Settlement in Fatal Hit-and-Run Lawsuit That Killed Grandmother

    $300k Settlement in Fatal Hit-and-Run Lawsuit That Killed Grandmother
    A grandmother walking her young grandson home from church was killed nearly four years ago when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Now, her family has reached a settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit against the driver. They will…
  • Dec 5

    Small v. Sayre – Importance of a Skilled Injury Attorney

    Small v. Sayre – Importance of a Skilled Injury Attorney
    In a perfect world, the truth would be the only thing that decided the outcome of a civil injury lawsuit. And of course, the truth is a critical element. But what also matters is how skillfully your attorney can present it. What facts,…
Rank this Week: 550

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
Rank this Week: 312

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Copyright question of the day, Colting edition

    Copyright question of the day, Colting edition
    Frederik Colting and his partner have a new line of books, KinderGuides, which are children's versions of classics like On the Road and Breakfast at Tiffany's.  Fair use?http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Dec 6

    Fifth Circuit reverses multimillion-dollar antitrust verdict based on false advertising, remand

    Fifth Circuit reverses multimillion-dollar antitrust verdict based on false advertising, remand
    Retractable Technologies, Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co., No. 14-41384, 2016 WL 7046601, -- F.3d – (5th Cir. Dec. 2, 2016)Regardless of the merits, courts don’t want plaintiffs bringing false advertising claims as antitrust…
  • Dec 5

    Mardi Gras bead dogs live

    Mardi Gras bead dogs live
    At least the trademark registration does.  Remember the Mardi Gras bead dog case, Nola Spice, in which the PTO accidentally accepted a Section 15 incontestability statement during the pendency of an appeal of an order cancelling the…
Rank this Week: 109

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Dec 9

    Lee v. Tam (“The SLANTS Case”): Brief for Respondent Simon Shiao Tam

    Lee v. Tam (“The SLANTS Case”): Brief for Respondent Simon Shiao Tam
    Filed today.
  • Dec 6

    Document review

    Document review
    Where to start, where to start… At the beginning, I guess.  Though not in chronological order. LIKELY2CONFUSE00001:  I wrote a post on the subject of the genericization of the term “Bates Stamp” in June of 2012.…
  • Nov 30

    No “30% solution”

    No “30% solution”
    Originally posted 2010-12-09 16:52:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHere I am, sitting 44 stories above the Garment District itself (when I’m not standing under its immortal needle, shown below), and I needed Staci Riordan‘s…
Rank this Week: 118

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Guilty Plea in Bid-Rigging Case Highlights Competition Bureau’s Ongoing Procurement Focu

    Guilty Plea in Bid-Rigging Case Highlights Competition Bureau’s Ongoing Procurement Focu
    December 9, 2016 Practical Law Canada Competition has published a new Legal Update, which discusses a recent whistleblower case where a federal employee pleaded guilty to failing to report wrongdoing under the Financial Administration Act.…
  • Dec 8

    Whistleblowers and the Competition Act: Key Point

    Whistleblowers and the Competition Act: Key Point
    December 8, 2016 I receive quite a few inquiries about how the Competition Bureau (Bureau) works, what kinds of claims can be made under the Competition Act and how to report potential competition law violations to the Bureau (and what…
  • Dec 7

    Leading Brand Settles “Made in Canada” Case, Second Use of Competition Tribunal’s Mediation Proce

    Leading Brand Settles “Made in Canada” Case, Second Use of Competition Tribunal’s Mediation Proce
    December 7, 2016 Earlier today, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that Moose Knuckles has entered into a settlement to resolve alleged false or misleading “Made in Canada” claims relating to its down-filled parkas (see:…
Rank this Week: 960

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Dec 9

    Don’t Be Left Asking “Where’s the Beef?” in Your Insurance Policy

    Don’t Be Left Asking “Where’s the Beef?” in Your Insurance Policy
    Eric Skelly and Michael F. McVinney Careful consideration of the language used in an insurance policy, or any contract for that matter, is extremely important.  A food services company, Meyer Natural Foods LLC (“Meyer”),…
  • Dec 7

    Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Insider Trading, Partially Overruling Newman

    Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Insider Trading, Partially Overruling Newman
    Stephen D. Dargitz For the first time since 1997, the United States Supreme Court explored the requirements for proving a federal securities fraud claim based on insider trading, in Salman v. United States (Dec. 6, 2016).  The Salman…
  • Dec 6

    Causation Standard at Center of PA Supreme Court Asbestos Ruling

    Causation Standard at Center of PA Supreme Court Asbestos Ruling
    Jennifer L. Cree On November 22, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a 4-2 Opinion in Rost v. Ford Motor Co., No. 56 EAP 2014, 2016 Pa. LEXIS 2638 (Pa. Nov. 22, 2016), in which the court purported to uphold and expand upon prior…
Rank this Week: 509

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    What To If A Distracted Driver Crashes Into You

    What To If A Distracted Driver Crashes Into You
    I was in Dallas yesterday attending the board of directors meeting of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. This is a vital organization that protects the rights of injured people and I am proud to be a part of this worthwhile group. After…
  • Dec 7

    Road Rage In Dallas-Fort Worth A Serious Problem

    Road Rage In Dallas-Fort Worth A Serious Problem
    An Arlington man was the target of a road rage shooting on I-20 on Thursday. He told WFAA8 that after he passed a vehicle driving slowly, that driver raced to catch up, rolled down his window, and began firing a gun at him! The victim…
  • Dec 6

    Right To Trial By Jury And Injury Compensation Under Attack

    Right To Trial By Jury And Injury Compensation Under Attack
    Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) recently tried to trick Texans into giving up their constitutional right to a trial by jury. The consumer watchdog of the Dallas Morning News, David Lieber, recently wrote about this outrageous attempt where in…
Rank this Week: 253

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: 437

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Real Or Fake News: Former Met Manager On Short List To Become Ambassador To Japan

    Real Or Fake News: Former Met Manager On Short List To Become Ambassador To Japan
    I've become pretty good at distinguishing between real news and fake news.  Child pornography ring run out of a D.C. pizza parlor by Hillary Clinton: fake.  Brazen financial self-dealing, petty tweets designed to stifle…
  • Dec 7

    Coping With Post-Traumatic Election-Induced Stress Disorder

    Coping With Post-Traumatic Election-Induced Stress Disorder
    I am very slowly working my way through the five steps of grieving (see Five Stages of Trump), mostly still toggling between denial and anger.  It is impossible to move forward when every day brings a new trigger -- another trifecta…
  • Dec 2

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up
    Now is the time to counter lies with facts, repeatedly and unflaggingly, while also proclaiming the greatest truths:  of our equal humanity, of decency, of compassion.  Every precious ideal must be reiterated, every obvious argument…
Rank this Week: 94

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Dec 9

    Tye Williams-Former NEXT FInancial Broker- Barred From Securities Industry

    Tye Williams-Former NEXT FInancial Broker- Barred From Securities Industry
    September 2016-Frisco, Texas Tye Williams, a stockbroker who formerly worked for NEXT Financial Group was barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) from acting as a broker or otherwise associating with firms that sell…
  • Nov 30

    Merrill Lynch Fined $7M Over Leveraged Management Account Inadequacie

    Merrill Lynch Fined $7M Over Leveraged Management Account Inadequacie
    November 2016- New York Merrill Lynch was fined $7 million by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for inadequately supervising the use of leverage (margin) in customer accounts. Merrill Loan Management Accounts (LMAs) permit…
  • Nov 29

    Matthew & WIlliam Griffin of Payson Petroleum-Named In SEC Action

    Matthew & WIlliam Griffin of Payson Petroleum-Named In SEC Action
    November 2016 -Dallas, Texas Matthew Carl Griffin and his brother William Daniel Griffin were named in a civil action filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charging them with fraudulently offering interests through their…
Rank this Week: 764

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Stifel, Nicolaus & Ex-Exec to pay $24.6 Million

    Stifel, Nicolaus & Ex-Exec to pay $24.6 Million
    Stifel, Nicolaus & Co and ex-exec, David Noack have agreed to pay $24.6 million to resolve claims arising from the sale of risky investment products to five Wisconsin school districts prior to the financial crisis of 2008. The SEC…
  • Dec 7

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising
    Since the election, much of the financial commentary has centered on the stock market’s surprising surge. But the largest changes by far have been in expectations for interest rates, which, in turn, have affected the bond markets. The…
  • Dec 6

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond
    UBS Financial Services Inc. lost again in another arbitration claim regarding Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds, this time for $18.6 million. This marks the largest award involving Puerto Rico bond funds to date, according to FINRA.…
Rank this Week: 306

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE
    At the Ohio Stem Cell Treatment Center in Cleveland, doctors are using their patient’s’ own body to heal them, according to Fox 4 KC. NFL champion Matt Wilhelm is going to give this kind of treatment a try to treat chronic…
  • Dec 7

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident
    Many times in the news this year, we have heard about bus and car crashes that have had devastating results. Sometimes accidents could be caused by fatigue of the truck, bus, and car drivers. Other jobs that hold lives in their hands are…
  • Dec 6

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children
    Children who don’t get enough sleep may be at risk for structural changes in their brain matter, according to CDA News. A study from the University Hospital of Zurich found that sleep deprivation can cause damage to the back parts of…
Rank this Week: 188

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 565

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 545

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Dec 9

    Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Lawsuit claim repair patch Injurie

    Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Lawsuit claim repair patch Injurie
    Atrium C-Qur Mesh hernia mesh lawsuits claim repair patch injuries, according to  allegations in many personal injury and product liability lawsuits. There are several Atrium C-Qur hernia mesh lawsuits filed in federal courts nationwide.…
  • Oct 29

    Talcum Powder causes Ovarian Cancer?

    Talcum Powder causes Ovarian Cancer?
    Talcum Powder causes Ovarian Cancer? Depends on who you ask. According to Johnson and Johnson the maker of their flagship baby powder product and their follow up product, Shower to Shower, the answer is a resounding NO! Medical research and…
  • Oct 29

    Talcum Powder causes Ovarian Cancer?

    Talcum Powder causes Ovarian Cancer?
    Talcum Powder causes Ovarian Cancer? Depends on who you ask. According to Johnson and Johnson the maker of their flagship baby powder product and their follow up product, Shower to Shower, the answer is a resounding NO! Medical research and…
Rank this Week: 428

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 500

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 46

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 9

    Orange County Man Accused of Recording or “Upskirting” Girl. Police Claim He Owns Hundreds of Videos.

    Orange County Man Accused of Recording or “Upskirting” Girl. Police Claim He Owns Hundreds of Videos.
    A 53-year old registered sex offender in Orange County, California is accused of video recording up a 13-year old girl’s skirt on Sunday, in a La Habra craft store. A witness claims he saw the man use his cell phone to “presumably…
  • Dec 8

    Baltimore Tutor Allegedly Knocks Out Boy’s Teeth And Fractures Jaw

    Baltimore Tutor Allegedly Knocks Out Boy’s Teeth And Fractures Jaw
    Timothy Randall Korr, 25, of Baltimore was employed as a tutor of the Baltimore Curriculum Project. While tutoring at City Springs Elementary School, Korr allegedly told police he removed Trayvon Grayson a seven-year old, from the class for…
  • Dec 7

    Firefighter Sexually Assaulted With a Sausage

    Firefighter Sexually Assaulted With a Sausage
    In January 2015, at an Ellis County, Texas firehouse, five volunteer firefighters allegedly held down a new recruit and sodomized him with a sausage while a woman recorded it on her cell phone. A grand jury indicted the group along with the…
Rank this Week: 562

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 51

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 205

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 461