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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/
  • Sep 2

    Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction

    Two Vehicle Crash On I15 near the I15 and I86 Junction
    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…
  • Sep 1

    Fatal crash Kendrick Grade SH3 @15.8 (District Two)

    Fatal crash Kendrick Grade SH3 @15.8 (District Two)
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Sep 1

    Crash near St Anthony Injures 4

    Crash near St Anthony Injures 4
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 195

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 2

    More on the Indiana Case of Michael Overstreet

    More on the Indiana Case of Michael Overstreet
    "Judge to decide if Michael Overstreet is competent to be executed," is by Tim Evans of the Indianapolis Star. Convicted killer Michael Dean Overstreet, likely the next Indiana death row inmate in line to be executed, will be in court...
  • Sep 2

    What the Botched Executions Mean to Other State

    What the Botched Executions Mean to Other State
    The Sunday South Bend Tribune reported, "What do recent botched executions mean for death penalty?" by Bob Blake. It's a lengthy article examining Indiana's death penalty. In Indiana, there are currently 13 inmates — all men — on…
  • Sep 2

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law
    "Bloomberg Law: Author Scott Turow on the Death Penalty," is the audio conversation. You can listen at the link. Renowned author Scott Turow, a former federal prosecutor and a partner at Dentons, discusses recent challenges to the death…
Rank this Week: 19

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Sep 2

    ACLU v. Clapper Oral Argument"

    ACLU v. Clapper Oral Argument"
    ACLU v. Clapper Oral Argument": C-SPAN has posted online at this link the video of today's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Sep 2

    Sixth Circuit grants rehearing en banc to reconsider telecommuting as a disability accommodation in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co.

    Sixth Circuit grants rehearing en banc to reconsider telecommuting as a disability accommodation in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co.
    Sixth Circuit grants rehearing en banc to reconsider telecommuting as a disability accommodation in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co. You can access Friday's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (posted online today) granting…
  • Sep 2

    "Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld by U.S. Court as Constitutional"

    "Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld by U.S. Court as Constitutional"
    "Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld by U.S. Court as Constitutional": Bloomberg News has this early report on the ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued today. Chief Judge Diane P.…
Rank this Week: 27

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 2

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Internal Revenue Code

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Internal Revenue Code
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananIn his post here yesterday, Professor Dorf raised an interesting and important question about statutory interpretation, suggesting that perhaps current practices are "unduly influenced by textualism." …
  • Sep 1

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Persistence of Ordinary Language Concepts Despite Statutory Definition

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Persistence of Ordinary Language Concepts Despite Statutory Definition
    by Michael DorfThe recent 6th Circuit opinion in United States v. Miller provides an opportunity for discussiong a broader question about statutory interpretation: namely, to what extent, if any, does the ordinary meaning and use of…
  • Aug 29

    Defining Corruption (Or How Tim Wu Could Become Governor of New York)

    Defining Corruption (Or How Tim Wu Could Become Governor of New York)
    by Michael DorfA recent New Yorker article by Jill Lepore uses the Democratic primary challenge by Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo as an occasion to problematize the concept of political corruption. I…
Rank this Week: 200

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 2

    American Indian Law Journal (Seattle Law) Call for Paper

    American Indian Law Journal (Seattle Law) Call for Paper
    The American Indian Law Journal, published by the Seattle University School of Law, is currently accepting submissions for potential publication in the spring issue.  The American Indian Law Journal serves as a vital online…
  • Sep 2

    New Scholarship from Circe Strum on the Cherokee Freedmen

    New Scholarship from Circe Strum on the Cherokee Freedmen
    Here. Abstract: Despite a treaty in 1866 between the Cherokee Nation and the federal government granting them full tribal citizenship, Cherokee Freedmen—the descendants of African American slaves to the Cherokee, as well as of children…
  • Sep 2

    D.C. Circuit Rules against Menominee Tribe in Equitable Tolling Appeal

    D.C. Circuit Rules against Menominee Tribe in Equitable Tolling Appeal
    Here is the opinion in Menominee Tribe v. United States. An excerpt: Delays caused by a party’s inauspicious legal judgments are not “extraordinary circumstance[s]” sufficient to justify equitable tolling. Faced with a…
Rank this Week: 934

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 47

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched
    Congratulations to the folks at LawyerLocate.ca Inc., Natalie Waddell and Mark C. Robins, for launching their new Canadian law video distribution site LegalTube.ca. The website is aimed at the public, giving easy video access on a wide…
  • Sep 2

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule
    Yesterday, September 1, 2014, the new Alberta Court of Appeal Rules came into effect. The new rules were announced on May 23, and the new rules themselves were enacted on March 12, 2014. An announcement explains: When the Alberta Rules of…
  • Sep 2

    Why English Revisited

    Why English Revisited
    In September 2013 I wrote a column titled Why English? The column canvassed the popularity and future of the use of English worldwide. One reason for the popularity of English is that the USA is a world leader in higher education and in…
Rank this Week: 48

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: 870

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Cases in Contradiction

    Cases in Contradiction
    Confusion often marks the plight of the law student, especially in the first few weeks of this new endeavor.  Sometimes confusion may stem not from misunderstanding a case but from inconstant judicial logic. Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean at the…
  • Aug 27

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed
    The ABA Law Journal brings us this headline: Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it’s not because of DNA testing, which states "Of the 87 known exonerations in 2013, 27 were cases in which no crimes had taken place.…
  • Aug 26

    Academic Success in Law School

    Academic Success in Law School
    Many law students excelled as undergraduates.  Law school brings new challenges, however, and the library has gathered together a number of resources on law school academic success in a research guide to help you meet these…
Rank this Week: 528

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Stepping out...

    Stepping out...
    ... with Howie and Ollie (at The Puparazzo). And more with just Ollie (the Labradoodle) here. Ollie's a Labradoodle, but what is Howie? He reminds me of the cats in Betty Boop cartoons.
  • Sep 2

    "NFL executives, you see, are 'architects'... coolly calculating what is in the best interests of his organization."

    "NFL executives, you see, are 'architects'... coolly calculating what is in the best interests of his organization."
    "An architect is solemn, constructing something built to last that is of value to a community. Irrationalities like 'prejudice' and 'gay panic' never enter the thought process, not when you are building the football equivalent of the new…
  • Sep 2

    On the first day of school...

    On the first day of school...
    ... you can pass all the notes you want to your friends.
Rank this Week: 32

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Court: Texas cops can access cell-phone location data without a warrant

    Court: Texas cops can access cell-phone location data without a warrant
    Texas' Fourth Court of Appeals in San San Antonio recently ruled that police are not required to obtain a warrant to acquire cell-site location data from a service provider because of the Third Party doctrine.As the prosecutors' association's…
  • Sep 2

    'National Grits for Breakfast Day'? Celebrate!

    'National Grits for Breakfast Day'? Celebrate!
    Apparently, today is National Grits for Breakfast Day! Who'da thought?One might have assumed they'd have waited until the tenth anniversary of this blog's first post, which is coming up in early October, but I can't argue with the sentiment.…
  • Sep 2

    Nanny-State Alert: Austin bans hand-held phone use while driving

    Nanny-State Alert: Austin bans hand-held phone use while driving
    The Austin City Council banned talking on a hand-held cell phone driving, not just texting, despite evidence from states which have enacted similar bans that such laws don't reduce accidents. Reported KEYE-TV (8/29):California may be a good…
Rank this Week: 78

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Sep 2

    Fast-food protesters plan escalation, civil disobedience

    Fast-food protesters plan escalation, civil disobedience
    More fast-food protests are planned for September 4, with the latest round including homecare workers and possible civil disobedience. Fast-food and other low-wage workers have been staging periodic strikes and demonstrations since 2012 in…
  • Aug 22

    Drug-free healthcare facility law takes effect in New Hampshire

    Drug-free healthcare facility law takes effect in New Hampshire
    by Gregory L. Silverman A New Hampshire law taking effect August 25 requires healthcare employers to take action against substance abuse in their facilities. The new law requires all hospitals, home healthcare providers, outpatient…
  • Aug 20

    OFCCP updates guidance on gender identity and transgender discrimination

    OFCCP updates guidance on gender identity and transgender discrimination
    by Tammy Binford On August 19, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a new directive related to its decision to update its enforcement actions regarding gender identity and transgender discrimination. On June…
Rank this Week: 645

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    ISIS Posts Second Video Showing Death of US Journalist

    ISIS Posts Second Video Showing Death of US Journalist
    Breaking news from CNN, other media outlets: ISIS has released a video showing the death of journalist Steven Sotloff. News from CNN here, the New York Times here, CBS News here, Time Magazine (Mr. Sotloff's former employer) here. Time…
  • Sep 2

    Canada's Cyber-Surveillance Bill C-30 and the Fifth Estate

    Canada's Cyber-Surveillance Bill C-30 and the Fifth Estate
    Jonathan A. Obar, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, and Michigan State University, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and Leslie Regan Shade, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, have published Activating the…
  • Sep 2

    Being Under Uber

    Being Under Uber
    Delia Ephron discusses the pain of being rated by Uber, and what happens if Uber drivers rank you as an undesirable passenger here (from the New York Times). Ah, the reach of social media.
Rank this Week: 24

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: 29

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/
  • Sep 2

    Ginsburg on Global Diffusion of Constitutional Review

    Ginsburg on Global Diffusion of Constitutional Review
    Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School) has posted The Global Spread of Constitutional Review (Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics (Keith Whittington and Daniel Keleman, eds., 2008) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Constitutional…
  • Sep 2

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School) has posted There Is Nothing that Interpretation Just Is on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some people believe that the very idea of interpretation requires judges to adopt a particular method for…
  • Sep 2

    Blum & Goldberg on "Ethics for Enemies" by Goldberg

    Blum & Goldberg on "Ethics for Enemies" by Goldberg
    Gabriella Blum and John C. P. Goldberg (Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School) have posted War for the Wrong Reasons: Lessons from Law (11 Journal of Moral Philosophy 454 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Ethics for...
Rank this Week: 28

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 2

    ISIS Executes Steven Sotloff

    ISIS Executes Steven Sotloff
    ISIS has released a video (no link here please) that shows Steven Sotloff in the beheading position. It says he has been executed, and a British hostage, David Cawthorne Haines, will be next. Update: I don't think the video was made at…
  • Sep 1

    Obama's Latest War Authorization Letter and ISIS Update

    Obama's Latest War Authorization Letter and ISIS Update
    President Obama has written Congress explaining his decision to conduct airstrikes on Amerli: Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) As I reported on August 8 and 17, 2014, U.S. Armed Forces have conducted targeted airstrikes in Iraq…
  • Sep 1

    Labor Day Open Thread

    Labor Day Open Thread
    Happy Labor Day. (Version with Axl Rose here.) Lets drink to the hard working people Lets drink to the lowly of birth Raise your glass to the good and the evil Lets drink to the salt of the earth [More...] I just noticed that…
Rank this Week: 2

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Blue Origin and SpaceX fighting at PTAB over Blue Origin's US 8,678,321

    Blue Origin and SpaceX fighting at PTAB over Blue Origin's US 8,678,321
    In IPR2014-01376, SpaceX asserts, among other things, that there is anticipation of claims of Blue Origin's US '321: " Each limitation of claims 1, 2, and 3 is disclosed by Ishijima." [Yoshiyuki Ishijima et al. , Re-entry and Terminal…
  • Sep 1

    Plagiarism in Korea

    Plagiarism in Korea
    David Volodzko discusses Korea’s Plagiarism Problem Within the article:What is uniquely Korean then, is its culture of education. Shaming public figures if and when they happen to get caught is no solution and if Korean schools…
  • Aug 31

    Washington Times reports on Ruichuan IPR Funds: the deck may be stacked against American companies in China

    Washington Times reports on Ruichuan IPR Funds: the deck may be stacked against American companies in China
    A Washington Times post begins:When the Chinese government announced in April it was establishing a government-controlled patent-operations fund in April, there were few people besides Asian trade analysts who gave the news much attentionThe…
Rank this Week: 43

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 2

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"
    “The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law Library’s acquisitions from the greatest private…
  • Aug 15

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Aug 15

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
Rank this Week: 298

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 2

    Mulvaney: Progressive Property Moving Forward

    Mulvaney: Progressive Property Moving Forward
    Tim M. Mulvaney (Texas A&M) has just posted, Progressive Property Moving Forward, which will appear in an upcoming edition of the California Law Review Circuit. Here is the abstract: In his thought-provoking recent article, "The…
  • Sep 2

    Vermont / Georgetown / UC Davis takings conference - September 19 in Davis, CA

    Vermont / Georgetown / UC Davis takings conference - September 19 in Davis, CA
    On September 19, 2014, Vermont Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, and UC Davis Law School are hosting the 17th Annual Conference on Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations, in Davis, California.…
  • Sep 1

    Introducing Guest Blogger Sarah Adams-Schoene

    Introducing Guest Blogger Sarah Adams-Schoene
    This month we welcome Sarah Adams-Schoene to our ranks for a visit. Sarah Adams-Schoen is an Assistant Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute on Land Use & Sustainable Development Law at Touro Law. She has a B.A.,...
Rank this Week: 303

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Conference: The Reform of International Economic Governance

    Conference: The Reform of International Economic Governance
    A conference on "The Reform of International Economic Governance" will be held on October 9-10, 2014, at the University of Grenada. I posted the call for papers here. The program is here.
  • Sep 2

    Trebilcock: Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System

    Trebilcock: Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System
    Michael J. Trebilcock (Univ. of Toronto - Law) has posted Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System. Here's the abstract:This paper first traces the evolving legal status of developing countries in the…
  • Sep 2

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies (Vol. 4, no. 1, 2014) is out. Contents include:Dan Kuwali, ‘Humanitarian Rights’: Bridging the Doctrinal Gap between the Protection of Civilians and the…
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • Sep 2

    “The Problem of Voter Fraud”

    “The Problem of Voter Fraud”
    Michael Gilbert has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, Columbia Law Review).  Here is the abstract: Voter ID laws have provoked a fierce controversy in politics and public law. Supporters claim that such laws deter fraudulent…
  • Sep 2

    “The Supreme Court’s Cash Gift to Republican Candidates”

    “The Supreme Court’s Cash Gift to Republican Candidates”
    David Firestone blogs at NYT’s Taking Note ed. blog. … Continue reading →
  • Sep 2

    New Lawsuits Filed Against Campaign Finance Disclosure

    New Lawsuits Filed Against Campaign Finance Disclosure
    Bloomberg BNA breaking news report: “The challenge to federal disclosure rules was filed Sept. 2 in federal district court in Washington, D.C. Independence Institute v. Federal Election Commission, D. D.C., Civil No. 14-1500, 9/2/14 ).…
Rank this Week: 204

Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

Covers regulatory and statutory updates from the healthcare industry. By O'Connell & Aronowitz.

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
  • Sep 2

    FDA Seeks to Regulate Laboratory Developed Test

    FDA Seeks to Regulate Laboratory Developed Test
    On July 31, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced that it would begin regulating laboratory developed tests (LDTs).  According to the FDA, LDTs are designed, manufactured, and used within a single lab,…
  • Sep 2

    Absher v. Momence: A Mixed Decision—Limiting and Expanding the False Claims Act

    Absher v. Momence: A Mixed Decision—Limiting and Expanding the False Claims Act
    In the ever-expanding area of the federal False Claims Act, the recent decision by the 7th Circuit in Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Center Inc., limited pursuing a False Claims Act violation under the worthless services theory but…
  • Aug 19

    Cardiology Group to Pay More than $1.33 Million to Settle Allegations of Stark Law and False Claims Act Violation

    Cardiology Group to Pay More than $1.33 Million to Settle Allegations of Stark Law and False Claims Act Violation
    According to United States Attorney Richard Hartunian of the Northern District of New York, Cardiovascular Specialists, P.C., has agreed to pay the federal government $1,336,636.98 plus interest to settle allegations that it violated the…
Rank this Week: 890

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: 104

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 444

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy

    Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy
    Henk Kox, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, Bas Straathof, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Gijsbert Zwart, TILEC. discuss Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy. ABSTRACT: Targeted…
  • Sep 2

    A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry

    A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry
    Christopher Gedge, Duke, James W. Roberts, Duke, Andrew Sweeting, Maryland offer A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry. ABSTRACT: The one-shot nature of most theoretical models of strategic investment,…
  • Sep 2

    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ...

    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ...
    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ... Concurrences Journal + New York University School of Law Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT) New York, United State
Rank this Week: 25

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Remand Granted . . . Claim Against Non-Diverse Sales Rep Allowed

    Remand Granted . . . Claim Against Non-Diverse Sales Rep Allowed
                We don’t particularly like starting our week with an adverse decision; certainly not after a holiday weekend.  But, we seem to have stumbled upon a variety of…
  • Aug 29

    Help With California’s Learned Intermediary Doctrine . . . From West Virginia

    Help With California’s Learned Intermediary Doctrine . . . From West Virginia
    While we are often critical of federal courts that reach out to make new state law, today we commend a far-away judge for bringing California’s learned intermediary doctrine law back to its basics.  The case is Sanchez v. Boston…
  • Aug 28

    Guest Post - Not Quite a One-Two-Three Punch

    Guest Post - Not Quite a One-Two-Three Punch
    What follows is another of our occasional guest posts, this time by fellow Reed Smith attorney Danielle Devens.  As always with our guest posts, the author gets all the credit, and any blame, for the contents of his/her…
Rank this Week: 295

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Sep 2

    MOOCs and student learning

    MOOCs and student learning
    Now that the MOOC on Copyright for Educators and Librarians has finished its first run, it seems like a good time to post some reflections on what I learned from the experience. The first thing I learned is that offering a MOOC takes a lot of…
  • Aug 13

    Who owns that journal? — an update

    Who owns that journal? — an update
    Earlier this year I wrote about a lawsuit involving the Duke University Press and their dispute with the Social Science History Association over who would control the journal Social Science History. A decision from the trial court in North…
  • Aug 10

    About that simian selfie

    About that simian selfie
    By now, most people know about the macaque monkeys that took pictures of themselves in the Indonesian jungle, and the controversy over who, if anyone, owns a copyright in the resulting pictures.  The events actually took place several…
Rank this Week: 559

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

    Write On! Call for Papers from Law & Society Feminist Legal Theory CRN (deadline Sept. 19)

    Write On! Call for Papers from Law & Society Feminist Legal Theory CRN (deadline Sept. 19)
    The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network (CRN) invites participation in its panels at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting to be held in Seattle, May 28-31, 2015: Dear friends and colleagues, We write to invite…
  • Sep 2

    8th Chautauqua Declaration

    8th Chautauqua Declaration
    Adopted August 26, 2014, at the 8th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs: In the spirit of humanity and peace the assembled current and former international prosecutors and their representatives here at the Chautauqua Institution……
  • Sep 1

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference
    On August 28-29, I attended “The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals” conference at PluriCourts, University of Oslo, Norway.  PluriCourts- Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the…
Rank this Week: 14

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 2

    UN rights experts urge stronger protection of journalist

    UN rights experts urge stronger protection of journalist
    [JURIST] A group of UN human rights experts, including the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, urged stronger protection [press release] Monday for journalists covering conflicts. The group said recent attacks,…
  • Sep 2

    Malaysia law professor charged with sedition

    Malaysia law professor charged with sedition
    [JURIST] Malaysian prosecutors charged University of Malay law professor Azmi Sharom with sedition on Tuesday for his opinion on a political crisis that occurred five years ago. Sharom voiced his opinion in an article [news article] published…
  • Sep 2

    Rights group accuses Islamic State of ethnic cleansing

    Rights group accuses Islamic State of ethnic cleansing
    [JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website) on Tuesday accused [report, PDF] the extremist group, Islamic State (IS) [BBC Backgrounder; JURIST news archive], of carrying out ethnic cleansing "on a historic scale" in Northern Iraq.…
Rank this Week: 11

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 402

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
  • Sep 2

    Targeted Rankings Marketing (a/k/a the Law Porn Avalanche)?

    Targeted Rankings Marketing (a/k/a the Law Porn Avalanche)?
    I was lucky enough to be granted tenure by KU over the Summer. That makes me the most recently tenured faculty member at my school and part of a key demographic in the rankings world. As it happens, over the last two weeks, my…
  • Sep 2

    Knee Defender, Barro’s error, and Surprise Norm

    Knee Defender, Barro’s error, and Surprise Norm
    Being a believer in Coase’s irrelevance “theorem” (see corresponding CALI lesson by me), I bring you a peeve springing from a podcast’s discussion of knee defender (a product that prevents the airline seat in front of…
  • Sep 1

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939
    I was just watching a WETA segment on our national parks when I came upon the Marian Anderson story and how the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her perform at Constitution Hall, which they owned.…
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False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of August 25

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of August 25
    The SEC awarded a whistleblower $300,000 for reporting audit and compliance issues to the government after the company failed to take action internally. (SEC Announces $300,000 Whistleblower Award to Audit and Compliance Professional Who…
  • Aug 22

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of August 18

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of August 18
    The Department of Justice reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America to resolve charges that the banking giant contributed to the financial crisis. Bank of America paid slightly more than $1 billion out of the total…
  • Aug 18

    Medicare fraud overwhelms government; data analysis not enough

    Medicare fraud overwhelms government; data analysis not enough
    Three major newspapers recently have taken an in-depth look at various aspects of Medicare fraud and government enforcement efforts. All of them overlooked the effect that “qui tam” (whistleblower) cases have had. Data analysis is…
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ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 2

    Excerpt from Cunningham's new book on Warren Buffett

    Excerpt from Cunningham's new book on Warren Buffett
    Larry Cunningham has posted an excerpt from his new book Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values : The following is an excerpt from Chapter 8, Autonomy, from Berkshire Beyond Buffett:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Sep 2

    Steve Bradford's safety tip of the day for law student

    Steve Bradford's safety tip of the day for law student
    Students often ask me how they can improve their performance in my classes. There’s one thing they can do that will increase their learning with no additional work on their part: stop multitasking.... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Sep 2

    The criminalization of American business, with application to Strine & Walker

    The criminalization of American business, with application to Strine & Walker
    There are an excellent leader and survey article in The Economist this week dealing with the criminalization of American business. From the leader: Who runs the world’s most lucrative shakedown... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 153

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Sep 2

    ADR as a First Career – New Video Blog

    ADR as a First Career – New Video Blog
    This announcement comes from Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) in the wake of this summer’s discussion about the Next Generation of ADR scholars on the list serv. There has been a lot of discussion on DR list serves about the next generation…
  • Sep 2

    Missouri’s Job Announcement

    Missouri’s Job Announcement
    Below is the hiring announcement from the University of Missouri.  I would be remiss if I didn’t mention what a great opportunity this is.  The folks at Mizzou (both present and past) are great. The University of Missouri…
  • Aug 29

    Detroit Bankruptcy Case – Judge Chastises Attorneys for Claiming Mediator Bia

    Detroit Bankruptcy Case – Judge Chastises Attorneys for Claiming Mediator Bia
    In the Detroit bankruptcy case, one of the creditors claimed that the mediators – one of whom is the Chief US District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan – were biased in favor of some philanthropic creditors. …
Rank this Week: 558

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/
  • Sep 2

    An in rem Action To Watch

    An in rem Action To Watch
    Somewhat unusual use of the in rem provisions of ACPA. Chinese plaintiff alleges that a John Doe who also resides in China, has converted multiple domain names for (their) own use. Alleges cyber-squatting, tortious interference and…
  • Sep 2

    Expanding Hoberman’s Sphere of Protection

    Expanding Hoberman’s Sphere of Protection
    This is a Hoberman Sphere: This is a consent decree enforcing rights in a Hoberman Sphere.
  • Sep 2

    Crafting a Proper TM Injunction in MD Florida

    Crafting a Proper TM Injunction in MD Florida
    Crafting a proper TM injunction in MD Florida http://t.co/LGauAIw7ud — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) September 2, 2014
Rank this Week: 427

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 84

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

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

    Appellate Nerd Alert: Ninth Circuit Practice Guide Published

    Appellate Nerd Alert: Ninth Circuit Practice Guide Published
    For all you federal appellate practitioners, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently published a unofficial guide to practice in that court. As noted on the Ninth Circuit's website: The Appellate Lawyer Representatives’…
  • Aug 29

    October 30-31, 2014: Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference @ William & Mary Law

    October 30-31, 2014: Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference @ William & Mary Law
    A reminder: the 11th annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference is coming up on October 30-31, 2014, at the William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. As we noted earlier, Michael Berger will receive the Brigham-Kanner…
  • Aug 28

    The Other Two Election Contests To The Postponed Puna Precincts Primary Also Dismissed

    The Other Two Election Contests To The Postponed Puna Precincts Primary Also Dismissed
    Today must be election contest day at the Hawaii Supreme Court. We say that because the court today disposed of all three election contests which were filed stemming from the postponed Puna precincts primary and other primary election…
Rank this Week: 328

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
  • Sep 2

    Should You Have A Will?

    Should You Have A Will?
    If you are like me, then you have seen a lot of articles of late in the financial press regarding estate planning. Perhaps you do not feel like you have an "estate" to pass on.
  • Sep 1

    A Checklist - When a Loved One Passes Away

    A Checklist - When a Loved One Passes Away
    The death of a close family member is a difficult experience on many levels. Aside from the grieving itself, it seems there is no "pause button" to process the process. No, many decisions and action steps cannot wait.
  • Aug 29

    "Johnny Football" Needs An "Asset Protection Trust"?

    "Johnny Football" Needs An "Asset Protection Trust"?
    When you are Jonathan Paul Manziel, the new rookie quarterback for the Cleveland Browns and received north of $8 million on your first NFL contract ... you might attract some attention. No, lots of it. This is especially true when your create…
Rank this Week: 930

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 171

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 188

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Sep 2

    Guías judiciales para casos que involucren orientación sexual, identidad de género

    Guías judiciales para casos que involucren orientación sexual, identidad de género
    La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) felicitó a la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación de México (SCJN) por el protocolo de actuación que emitió para quienes imparten justicia en…
  • Sep 2

    OCALARH estrena nuevo calendario de adiestramiento

    OCALARH estrena nuevo calendario de adiestramiento
    Harry Vega, director de la Oficina de Capacitación y Asesoramiento en Asuntos Laborales y de Administración de Recursos Humanos (OCALARH), anuncia el nuevo calendario de adiestramientos para las agencias, corporaciones…
  • Sep 2

    Primer Simposio de Recursos Humanos de la OCALARH

    Primer Simposio de Recursos Humanos de la OCALARH
    La Oficina de Capacitación y Asesoramiento en Asuntos Laborales y de Administración de Recursos Humanos (OCALARH), llevará a cabo el Primer Simposio de Recursos Humanos, el miércoles, 17 de septiembre de 2014 de…
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Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 901

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Sep 2

    GM class settlement nets class counsel judge-approved ‘premium’

    GM class settlement nets class counsel judge-approved ‘premium’
    Fees will amount to $1.9 million including an $804,000 premium to lawyers acting on behalf of plaintiffs in a class action against General Motors Canada over cuts to employee benefits In early August, a group of about 3,200 non-union retirees…
  • Sep 2

    News Roundup - September 2, 2014

    News Roundup - September 2, 2014
    CanadaFairness for Victims Act to face large constitutional issues, The Globe and MailVancouver surgeon’s lawsuit delayed while he tries to reach a settlement with province, The Vancouver SunFormer construction magnate due to…
  • Aug 29

    Lawyer facing discipline accuses LSUC counsel of witness tampering

    Lawyer facing discipline accuses LSUC counsel of witness tampering
    A Law Society of Upper Canada hearing panel heard a colourful case yesterday in which a lawyer facing a misconduct hearing accused the LSUC’s counsel of trying to bribe a witness.Counsel for Kumar Sriskanda, who is accused of fraudulent…
Rank this Week: 127

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/
  • Sep 2

    3 Problems With Life Estate Title of Real Property

    3 Problems With Life Estate Title of Real Property
    Real estate laws in North Carolina allow property owners to create and convey remainder interests in real property, while retaining lifetime rights to the property (a life estate). This is one way to transfer parents’ real property to…
  • Aug 25

    Asset Protection in Second Marriage

    Asset Protection in Second Marriage
    What asset protection strategies should an individual consider after divorce if they play to re-marry? Whether a marriage is a first or fifth, some planning tools always offer a degree of protection. Every couple’s goals, life stage,…
  • Aug 22

    Estate Plan Update: New Life Insurance Option

    Estate Plan Update: New Life Insurance Option
    Life insurance can be a great estate planning tool. Payments generally do not go through probate, loved ones may not need to struggle financially after one’s death, and proceeds can be protected from creditors. A new option called a…
Rank this Week: 378

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/
  • Sep 2

    How Does The Lawyer Get Paid In a Collision Case?

    How Does The Lawyer Get Paid In a Collision Case?
    When I get calls from prospective clients, one of the most common questions I get is "How much does it cost to hire a lawyer?" Attorney Fees If you've had a car wreck or traffic accident, what do attorney fees cost to recover damages? At…
  • Aug 28

    What Should You Do If The Other Driver Has No Insurance?

    What Should You Do If The Other Driver Has No Insurance?
    It's a worst-case scenario. You're in an auto accident that results in a serious injury and substantial property damage, and the person who caused it is an uninsured motorist. You automatically assume you'll be on the hook for thousands and…
  • Aug 26

    Hit-and-Run Accident Leaves One Dead in Fort Worth

    Hit-and-Run Accident Leaves One Dead in Fort Worth
    Earlier this month in Fort Worth, a hit-and-run accident took the life of one man as he was riding his moped down the North Freeway, near Long Avenue. According to a report by CBS DFW, the accident occurred shortly before 3 in the morning on…
Rank this Week: 622