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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 30

    FRAND in India: Emerging Development

    FRAND in India: Emerging Development
    Kirti Gupta, Qualcomm provides FRAND in India: Emerging Developments. ABSTRACT: There is an ongoing debate about the Intellectual Property Rights (“IPR”) policies of major Standard Setting Organizations (“SSOs”) and how the licensing…
  • May 30

    The Role of EU Competition Law in Tackling Abuse of Regulatory Power by Sports Association

    The Role of EU Competition Law in Tackling Abuse of Regulatory Power by Sports Association
    Ben Van Rompuy, T.M.C. Asser Instituut; Free University of Brussels (VUB) - iMinds-SMIT examines The Role of EU Competition Law in Tackling Abuse of Regulatory Power by Sports Associations. ABSTRACT: In his opinion in Bosman, Advocate General…
  • May 30

    Airport Slots: Can Regulation Be Coordinated with Competiton?

    Airport Slots: Can Regulation Be Coordinated with Competiton?
    Cathal Guiomard, DCU Business School, Dublin, Ireland asks Airport Slots: Can Regulation Be Coordinated with Competiton? ABSTRACT: Competition is a dynamic process in which firms vie for advantage; regulation is typically a set of static…
Rank this Week: 123

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • May 30

    Good reads on breakfast, food labels, and salt intake

    Good reads on breakfast, food labels, and salt intake
    New reports on the hype of breakfast, revised food labeling, sliced fruit portions, and salt intake are worth checking out as we strive to sort hype from reliable information on diet, nutrition, eating, and wellness. Let’s start with…
  • May 28

    Hygiene at public swimming pools may be an issue

    Hygiene at public swimming pools may be an issue
    Kids and parents may want to think twice before jumping into that cool looking public pool or local watering hole. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just issued its new study on public swimming pools, hot tubs, and other…
  • May 27

    FDA debuts first new food labels in two decades, as foes finally cave in

    FDA debuts first new food labels in two decades, as foes finally cave in
    After two decades, Uncle Sam finally has decided to change the way Americans get important health information from labels on their food. The changes required by the federal Food and Drug Administration will take full effect by July…
Rank this Week: 731

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 30

    Roman Property Law Comes Mainstream!

    Roman Property Law Comes Mainstream!
    There’s a song in Fiddler on the Roof that begins, “Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles.” That’s how I felt on May 26 when the word usucapion was called out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. U-S-U-C-A-P-I-O-N Holy bovem,…
  • May 29

    Pappas on Takings Claims and Regulation

    Pappas on Takings Claims and Regulation
    Michael Pappas (Maryland) has posted A Right to Be Regulated? (George Mason Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Can property include a right to government regulation? An enormous amount rides on this question. Billions of dollars in…
  • May 29

    Infranca on the Sharing Economy and the Middleman

    Infranca on the Sharing Economy and the Middleman
    John Infranca (Suffolk) has posted Intermediary Institutions and the Sharing Economy (Tulane Law Review Online) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: In Regulating Sharing: The Sharing Economy as an Alternative Capitalist System, Professor Rashmi…
Rank this Week: 302

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy
    The latest issue of the Review of International Political Economy (Vol. 23, no. 2, 2016) is out. Contents include:Duane Swank, The new political economy of taxation in the developing world Laura Seelkopf, Hanna Lierse & Carina Schmitt,…
  • May 30

    SFDI: Droit des frontières internationale

    SFDI: Droit des frontières internationale
    La Société française pour le droit international has published Droit des frontières internationales (Pedone 2016). Here's the abstract: Tous les deux ans, la Société française pour le droit…
  • May 30

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 20, no. 6, 2016) is out. Contents include:Anthony Tirado Chase, Human rights contestations: sexual orientation and gender identity Anita Sophia Horn, Moral and political…
Rank this Week: 88

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 56

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 83

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • May 30

    How to Better Contribute as an In-House Counsel

    How to Better Contribute as an In-House Counsel
    Thinking of ways in which you can have a better impact as an in-house counsel? A recent program in the UK should give you some valuable pointers: “The 20th LBCambridge residential skills development programme for in-house lawyers…
  • May 26

    The DOL’s Final FLSA Overtime Exemption Rule: What Employers Must Do Now (Free CLE Webinar, 6/1)

    The DOL’s Final FLSA Overtime Exemption Rule: What Employers Must Do Now (Free CLE Webinar, 6/1)
    Practical Law, an InhouseBlog advertiser, has an upcoming webinar that provides free CLE in a number of states: Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET Join Practical Law and the Wage & Hour Defense Institute…
  • May 24

    Mid-Tier Law Firms Took a Hit in 2015

    Mid-Tier Law Firms Took a Hit in 2015
    If 2015 was a slow year for top 100 U.S. law firms, it was an even worse year for the next level down. On Monday, the American Lawyer issued its annual financial ranking of the largest 101-200 U.S The post Mid-Tier Law Firms Took a Hit in…
Rank this Week: 142

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 30

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch
    Die Grundbuchführung im Kanton Bern ist derzeit daran, ein elektronisches Handbuch für den Verkehr mit den Grundbuchämtern und die Grundbuchführung zu erstellen. Seit dem 27. Mai 2016 sind drei neue Artikel verfügbar.…
  • May 29

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Jahresbericht 2015

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Jahresbericht 2015
    Am 24. Mai 2016 veröffentlichte der Europäische Datenschutzbeauftragte (EDSB) seinen Jahresbericht für 2015. Der Volltext (auf Englisch) sowie eine Zusammenfassung (auf Deutsch) des Berichts sind online abrufbar. Der EDSB hebt…
  • May 26

    EU-Parlament: Geplanter EU-U.S. Privacy Shield „verbesserungswürdig“

    EU-Parlament: Geplanter EU-U.S. Privacy Shield „verbesserungswürdig“
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 26. Mai 2016 ist das EU-Parlament der Auffassung, dass die EU-Kommission die Verhandlungen mit den USA zur EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Regelung „fortführen“ sollte, „um auf weitere…
Rank this Week: 513

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/
  • May 30

    Memorial Day, Arlington National Cemetery, And Taking

    Memorial Day, Arlington National Cemetery, And Taking
    Programming note: On the day we remember our nation's war dead, we thought we'd repost this one, about how Arlington National Cemetery came to be, and how yes, there's a takings story there.…
  • May 30

    Perris When It Sizzles: Why Pay When "we can get it for free" -- California Supreme Court Oral Argument Recording

    Perris When It Sizzles: Why Pay When "we can get it for free" -- California Supreme Court Oral Argument Recording
    The dramatic moment of the day during last Thursday's California Supreme Court oral arguments in City of Perris v. Stamper, No. S213468 (which we previewed here: "Cal Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: In Just Comp Trial, Does Jury…
  • May 27

    Maine FOIA Doesn't Make Parts Of DOT's Appraisal Reports Confidential

    Maine FOIA Doesn't Make Parts Of DOT's Appraisal Reports Confidential
    A short one from the Maine Supreme Juridical Court. In Pinkham v. Dep't of Transportation, No. 2016 ME 74 (May 19, 2016), the court held that portions of the DOT's appraiser's report which appraised other properties being taken as part of the…
Rank this Week: 516

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week
    Were you away and missed the last week of IPKat? Well, here's Never Too Late, number 98, and bang up to date!* Are academic publishers liable for ginormous damages?If a US academic author attempts to assign copyright to an academic publisher,…
  • May 30

    The Nominative Fair Use "Defense" in Trademark Law: Confusion in the US Circuit Courts of Appeal

    The Nominative Fair Use "Defense" in Trademark Law: Confusion in the US Circuit Courts of Appeal
    Applied inconsistently and confusingly, the nominative fair use analysis has been adopted in some U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal.  This confusion is exemplified in the recent Second Circuit's International Information Systems Security…
  • May 28

    Book Review: The Competence of the European Union in Copyright Lawmaking

    Book Review: The Competence of the European Union in Copyright Lawmaking
    Given, um, upcoming political events, analysis of the lines between member states and EU institutions couldn't be better timed. In "The Competence of the European Union in Copyright Lawmaking", Ana Ramalho presents a comprehensive analysis of…
Rank this Week: 93

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Anyone can do it

    Anyone can do it
    While dealing with law and legal stuff is problematic for most folks, I've learned that if you can get over your fear of law (because it's only as scary as you make it out to be), the world is your oyster.  Basically,  just go with…
  • May 23

    Thus sayeth the Librarian

    Thus sayeth the Librarian
    Have you ever read the Bible? Whether you have or have not, let me clue you into a pertinent fact. When the text says, "Thus sayeth [the prophet] or [the Lord]," that's the time you should pay attention.  Like the prophets of old, your…
  • May 16

    Can't Win for Losing

    Can't Win for Losing
    It is a strange day when I don't see a lawsuit where someone isn't doing something stupid that then causes them grief for untold years to come. Take the case I read the other day, Goodrich v. Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center.  Seems…
Rank this Week: 198

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • May 30

    What a Mess: Missouri Legislature Fails to Fix DUI Law

    What a Mess: Missouri Legislature Fails to Fix DUI Law
    Changes to California’s DUI laws can affect hundreds or even thousands of drivers accused of DUI in Los Angeles. To that point, consider the big legal dust up currently transpiring in the Show Me state. Missouri legislators recently…
  • May 27

    DUI Drivers In Albuquerque Can Lose Their Vehicles: Could Southland Drivers Face a Similar Punishment?

    DUI Drivers In Albuquerque Can Lose Their Vehicles: Could Southland Drivers Face a Similar Punishment?
    Should the government be able to seize a vehicle driven by someone convicted of multiple DUIs in Los Angeles? California’s vehicle codes do permit temporary impoundment of motor vehicles driven by anyone convicted of even a first-time…
  • May 25

    In Emotionally Charged Case, Judge Throws Out DUI Driver’s Plea Agreement

    In Emotionally Charged Case, Judge Throws Out DUI Driver’s Plea Agreement
    Many drivers charged with DUI in Los Angeles end up taking plea agreements – they get charges and penalties reduced by agreeing to admit guilt to lesser offenses. Judges usually accept such deals, but occasionally a new piece of…
Rank this Week: 530

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    California Stem Cell Firm Battles Congress in Fallout From Planned Parenthood Flap

    California Stem Cell Firm Battles Congress in Fallout From Planned Parenthood Flap
    "Terrorized" is how the largest circulation newspaper in California, the Los Angeles Times, put it last year. That's the description of the plight of StemExpress, a small stem cell company in the Sierra Nevada foothills in California.Now…
  • May 29

    The Unique Six Percent Cinch on California's $3 Billion Stem Cell Research Effort

    The Unique Six Percent Cinch on California's $3 Billion Stem Cell Research Effort
    A look at CIRM's calculations on the life left in its operational budget.HighlightsSix percent budget capRestrictions courtesy of Prop. 71Hearing on June 7California's $3 billion stem cell agency may be the only state department that has a…
  • May 27

    California's Stem Cell Agency Says FDA 'Chilling' Development of Stem Cell Therapie

    California's Stem Cell Agency Says FDA 'Chilling' Development of Stem Cell Therapie
    CIRM graphicThe president of the $3 billion California stem cell agency hit the campaign trail this month but not to head off Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton or even Bernie Sanders.Randy Mills targeted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA),…
Rank this Week: 389

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

Covers banking, finance and insurance law in South Africa. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • May 30

    Failure to join creditors is fatal to an application to set aside business rescue proceeding

    Failure to join creditors is fatal to an application to set aside business rescue proceeding
    Creditors of a company have a substantial interest in an application to set aside business rescue proceedings or the adoption of a business rescue plan. A court will dismiss such an application if the creditors are not joined as parties to…
  • May 30

    Information Regulator appointment postponed

    Information Regulator appointment postponed
    The vote by the National Assembly on whether to adopt the justice committee’s recommendations on the appointment of the Information Regulator under the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (POPI) was postponed on 26 May 2016, due…
  • May 30

    Confusion over reinstatement value condition

    Confusion over reinstatement value condition
    An insurer’s obligation to indemnify the insured does not arise until the insurer has elected whether to indemnify in money or by reinstatement. The election must be made within a reasonable time. Mutual & Federal concluded an…
Rank this Week: 698

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • May 30

    Are We No Longer “The 12th Man”?

    Are We No Longer “The 12th Man”?
      By Joe Davison If you have watched a Seahawks football game, chances are you have heard the phrase “12th Man” during broadcast.  This phrase is typically used to describe the impact of the home fans—each team has…
  • May 23

    No Filtering Snapchat’s Third Party Woe

    No Filtering Snapchat’s Third Party Woe
      By Mackenzie Olson Snapchat is an app that allows users to send one another “snaps”, which are pictures that disappear after a few seconds.  Users can also add a “filter” to their pictures to alter or…
  • May 20

    Facebook Wins Trademark Case in China

    Facebook Wins Trademark Case in China
    By Kiran Jassal By now, many are aware that Facebook has taken a rather active stance when it comes to protecting its trademark. Examples include bringing infringement claims against Designbook, Lamebook, and Teachbook.  Not…
Rank this Week: 835

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 176

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 388

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • May 30

    Expect Hypocrisy

    Expect Hypocrisy
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Now that the GOP's standard bearer has formally cinched the nomination, the voices of traditional conservatives and establishment types within the party are shifting from "Never Trump" to "Okay, I Guess…
  • May 26

    When You Smile, Make It a Duchenne Smile

    When You Smile, Make It a Duchenne Smile
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: What is a “Duchenne smile?” It is not a smile that just involves the corners of your mouth turning up. Instead, it is a smile that activates both the muscles around the mouth as well as the muscles around the eyes.…
  • May 23

    Call Bull on Media Representations of Trial Consultant

    Call Bull on Media Representations of Trial Consultant
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Every once in a while, popular culture rediscovers the idea that trial consultants exist. In 1995, it was the O.J. Simpson trial, then in 2003 it was the John Grisham novel turned movie, Runaway Jury. In the years…
Rank this Week: 480

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 30

    How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced in California?

    How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced in California?
    Are you planning on getting a divorce? If so, you are probably wondering how long it takes for California divorces to be finalized once the divorce action is filed. Each state has established different rules regarding how long until a…
  • May 27

    4 Things Divorcing Spouses Need to Know

    4 Things Divorcing Spouses Need to Know
    Ending a marriage is not something that comes easy to most people, even if it is clearly the right thing to do. Spouses are under a great deal of stress: they have to make new living arrangements, decide on a parenting schedule, gather…
  • May 26

    Help Your Divorce Attorney Help You

    Help Your Divorce Attorney Help You
    The relationship you have with your divorce attorney is important, especially because going through a divorce is stressful. Since your divorce lawyer has other clients, you want to do everything possible to help your attorney do their…
Rank this Week: 349

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 30

    Modesto Traffic Fatality

    Modesto Traffic Fatality
    Modesto Traffic Fatality Modesto Traffic Fatality Modesto Traffic Fatality I'm Ed Smith, a Modesto auto accident attorney. A woman from Oakdale lost her life Thursday morning in a two-car crash in Modesto that also hurt two other people,…
  • May 29

    Click It Or Ticket Campaign

    Click It Or Ticket Campaign
    Fairfield Click It or Ticket Campaign Click it or Ticket Campaign Fairfield Click It or Ticket Campaign I'm Ed Smith, a Fairfield auto accident attorney. A “Coast to Coast” seat belt enforcement project seeks to improve Click…
  • May 28

    Midtown Wrong Way Crash

    Midtown Wrong Way Crash
    Midtown Wrong Way Crash Midtown Wrong Way Crash Midtown Wrong Way Crash I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Injury Lawyer. A motorist had to be hospitalized for injuries sustained in a wrong way driving collision in Sacramento. What Happened? On…
Rank this Week: 565

Fiscalito

Fiscalito

Blog dedicado a los Impuestos, Contabilidad, Excel, Tecnologia e Internet desde la perspectiva de un Contador Geek

http://www.fiscalito.com/
  • May 30

    Guía del Impuesto sobre Nomina 2016

    Guía del Impuesto sobre Nomina 2016
    Debido a los requerimientos del entorno regulatorio, las compañías mexicanas han tenido que analizar sus alternativas de cumplimiento para asegurar su eficiencia operativa. Asimismo, los ejecutivos financieros y fiscales, tienen…
  • May 16

    Tratamiento contable y fiscal de la PTU

    Tratamiento contable y fiscal de la PTU
    Se pudiera decir que siempre, la Ley del Impuesto Sobre la Renta (LISR), ha impedido la deducción de la Participación de los Trabajadores en las Utilidades de las Empresas (PTU) por razones que realmente desconozco. Hace ya…
  • May 12

    Beneficios fiscales a contribuyentes de Campeche y Tabasco

    Beneficios fiscales a contribuyentes de Campeche y Tabasco
    El día de ayer se publico en el Diario Oficial de la Federación un decreto mediante el cual se otorgan diversos beneficios fiscales a contribuyentes que tengan su domicilio fiscal, agencia, sucursal o cualquier otro…
Rank this Week: 624

Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

Covers recent developments in construction law in Canada. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.constructionlawcanada.com/
  • May 30

    Unlicensed Architect Cannot File A Legal Hypothec: Quebec Court of Appeal

    Unlicensed Architect Cannot File A Legal Hypothec: Quebec Court of Appeal
    In Urbacon Architecture inc. c. Urbacon Buildings Group Corp., the Quebec Court of Appeal has recently held that an architectural firm that was unlicensed in the Province of Quebec is not entitled to file a legal hypothec, the Quebec law…
  • May 25

    Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Decision In Popack v. Lipszyc Re: UNICTRAL Model Law

    Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Decision In Popack v. Lipszyc Re: UNICTRAL Model Law
    In my article on April 24, 2016, I commented upon the important decision of the Ontario Superior Court in Popack v. Lipszyc, 2015 CarswellOnt 8001, 2015 ONSC 3460. That decision has been recently upheld by the Ontario Court of Appeal.…
  • May 15

    General Lien Provision Inapplicable If Main Contract So Provides: Ontario Court Of Appeal

    General Lien Provision Inapplicable If Main Contract So Provides: Ontario Court Of Appeal
    A construction and builders lien claimant may, in some circumstances, file a general lien. The general lien allows the claimant to claim a lien over a number of properties to which it has supplied services or materials. Section 20(2) of the…
Rank this Week: 892

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/
Rank this Week: 886

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 978

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
  • May 30

    New Blog Post and Report on State Level EITC program

    New Blog Post and Report on State Level EITC program
    New Blog Post: Francine Lipman, Oklahoma Decreases Working Poor Family Benefits, Surley Subgroup Blog, May 29, 2106. which includes a link to a report: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, How Much Would a State Earned Income Tax Credit…
  • May 28

    News Coverage: “Confronting the Parasite Economy”

    News Coverage: “Confronting the Parasite Economy”
    News Coverage: Nick Hanauer, Confronting the Parasite Economy, American Prospect, May 16, 2016.
  • May 27

    New Article: “Complexity’s Shadow: American Indian Property, Sovereignty, and the Future”

    New Article: “Complexity’s Shadow: American Indian Property, Sovereignty, and the Future”
    New Article: Jessica A. Shoemaker, Complexity’s Shadow: American Indian Property, Sovereignty, and the Future, forthcoming Mich. L. Rev. Abstract below: This article offers a new perspective on the challenges of the modern American…
Rank this Week: 977

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 30

    Memorial Day Open Thread

    Memorial Day Open Thread
    Today we justly honor the many men and women who died while serving in our Armed Forces. This year, more than most, I'm struck by the fact that war is not a distant memory, or an occasional event, but an ever-present condition. In…
  • May 27

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Donald Trump has all the delegates he needs. Bernie Sanders does not. But Bernie's trying to stay relevant by debating Donald Trump. Yes, some polls have Hillary and Bernie in a dead heat in California. Others have Hillary with a wide…
  • May 25

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread
    I've had enough of the election for a while. I'm not particularly interested in Trump protests or Bernie Sanders' latest maneuvers. Or reports on Hillary's email. Here's an open thread to discuss the election. [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 2

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • May 30

    SC Governor Signs Bill Banning 20-Week Abortion

    SC Governor Signs Bill Banning 20-Week Abortion
    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill banning abortions at the 20-week mark, making it the seventeenth state to pass such a ban. The bill includes exceptions only for protecting the mother’s health and a fetal anomaly,…
  • May 30

    Connecticut Supreme Court Upholding Ban On Capital Punishment

    Connecticut Supreme Court Upholding Ban On Capital Punishment
    The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled 5-2 to uphold the state’s ban on capital punishment. The decision, which rested upon the court’s previous decision against capital punishment, stated once again that allowing the death…
  • May 30

    Employees Do Not Have To Waive Class Action Right

    Employees Do Not Have To Waive Class Action Right
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that an employer may not coerce an employee to waive his or her right to bring a class action suit. In its decision, the court stated that section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act…
Rank this Week: 206

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • May 30

    Happy Memorial Day from Construction Law Musing

    Happy Memorial Day from Construction Law Musing
    Well, the office is closed and I am enjoying the day off with my family and friends and I hope that you are doing the same. Here’s wishing all of the readers of this construction law blog a great Memorial Day. Thanks for your readership…
  • May 12

    Reminder: Always Order a Title Search for Your Mechanic’s Lien

    Reminder: Always Order a Title Search for Your Mechanic’s Lien
    Mechanic’s liens are close to my heart as a construction attorney.  These powerful tools for collection have been (and likely will be) discussed often here at Construction Law Musings.  In fact, they rated their own page here…
  • May 2

    Vik Duggal- Head Konstructicon

    Vik Duggal- Head Konstructicon
    Originally posted 2009-11-20 20:15:37. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor today’s Guest Post Friday, we have the pleasure of a second post, this one by video, from Vik Duggal, a good friend and the founder and energy behind a great…
Rank this Week: 332

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 30

    Veep, S5E6

    Veep, S5E6
    More small developments as the season moves towards the inevitable vote in the House. Selina must choose two failing banks to bail out and picks one of them because it is based in Illinois, a state she needs. The show still has her treating…
  • May 29

    Documents unsealed in Trump University lawsuit

    Documents unsealed in Trump University lawsuit
    On Friday, Donald Trump spent more than ten minutes of a campaign rally to criticize (and highlight the ethnic origin of) the judge in a class action against Trump University, mainly because the judge had issued various rulings against the…
  • May 28

    Thiel, settlement, and third-party funding

    Thiel, settlement, and third-party funding
    Following up my previous post on Peter Thiel and Gawker, this TNR post is so wrong about so many issues with civil litigation. First, it derides the ACLU/NAACP analogy (also offered by Eugene Kontorovich) as "ridiculous." That is…
Rank this Week: 76

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/
Rank this Week: 172

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • May 30

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
    As you go to your picnics and family gatherings today please remember the reason for this holiday — to pay our respects to those who have sacrificed to preserve our freedom. PBS has a wonderful Memorial Day site where you can…
  • May 27

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    The seven basic principles of magic — by Penn and Teller: The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability. Dallas Texas Lawyers.
  • May 26

    The Top Six Best Pieces Of Advice For Dealing With A Criminal Charge

    The Top Six Best Pieces Of Advice For Dealing With A Criminal Charge
    Being accused of a crime can leave you feeling confused and anxious. You need to take control of the situation immediately. This means knowing how to react and what actions to take after charges are filed. Here are the top six best pieces of…
Rank this Week: 276

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • May 30

    SEC Enforcement Actions against Public Companies and Subsidiarie

    SEC Enforcement Actions against Public Companies and Subsidiarie
    A report released [May 17, 2016] by the NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business and Cornerstone Research finds that U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcements against public companies and their subsidiaries increased more…
  • May 30

    Influencing Control: Jawboning in Risk Arbitrage

    Influencing Control: Jawboning in Risk Arbitrage
    Our paper, Influencing Control: Jawboning in Risk Arbitrage, publicly available on SSRN, provides the first study on a relatively new phenomenon of “activist risk arbitrage,” in which activist shareholders wield their influence…
  • May 30

    Stock Repurchases and Persistent Asymmetric Information

    Stock Repurchases and Persistent Asymmetric Information
    A widely documented empirical finding is that share prices fall in response to a firm’s announcement of a seasoned equity offering (SEO). The standard explanation for this empirical regularity is that a firm has information that…
Rank this Week: 65

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • May 30

    Biglaw Firm Closing Texas Outpost

    Biglaw Firm Closing Texas Outpost
    Say goodbye to Austin...
  • May 27

    5 Things To Remember As A New Law School Graduate

    5 Things To Remember As A New Law School Graduate
    Here are five suggestions for graduates to use as they navigate the next decade-plus of their careers.
  • May 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.27.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.27.16
    Ed. note: Above the Law will not be publishing on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. * John Quinn is opening up a museum for the brokenhearted. Yes, this is real. [Big Law Business] * Chris Martin is getting some…
Rank this Week: 7

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 30

    “Cities Rushing To Restrict Airbnb Are About To Discover They’re Violating Key Internet Law”

    “Cities Rushing To Restrict Airbnb Are About To Discover They’re Violating Key Internet Law”
    Some localities intent on regulating room sharing don’t seem fully aware that “federal law — specifically CDA 230 — prevents any laws that look to hold internet platforms liable for the actions of their users.”…
  • May 30

    Yet more on champerty, maintenance, and media liability

    Yet more on champerty, maintenance, and media liability
    Davey Alba and Jennifer Chaussee at Wired quote me on Peter Thiel’s financing of the Hulk Hogan lawsuit as part of a campaign to take down Gawker Media (earlier here, here). The episode, which follows Frank VanderSloot’s…
  • May 29

    Quaker Oats sends cease/desist to actual Quaker

    Quaker Oats sends cease/desist to actual Quaker
    Making the rounds, on Mental Floss and elsewhere, a story of how an overzealous lawyer for the Quaker Oats company sent a cease/desist letter to the Quaker Oaks (that’s “Oaks”) Christmas Tree Farm in Visalia, California, led…
Rank this Week: 23

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • May 30

    Did I marry the wrong person: Compatibility as an achievement of love

    Did I marry the wrong person: Compatibility as an achievement of love
    The New York Times shines some light on the universal question that surfaces at some point in a marriage: Did we marry the wrong person? Rather than seeing our relationship as somehow not the way it’s supposed to be, we…
  • May 18

    Parenting gone wild: words, emotions and warning

    Parenting gone wild: words, emotions and warning
    Love & Logic highlighted six questions to ask yourself when your parenting efforts aren’t going well. Their recent newsletter included these three self-evaluation tools (excerpt): 1. Am I using too many words as I implement the…
  • May 11

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top 10 Attorney Award, Family Law

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top 10 Attorney Award, Family Law
    The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys chose David C. Sarnacki of the Sarnacki Law Firm PLC in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to receive its Top 10 Attorney Award for Michigan, 2016-2017. Using a multi-phase selection process, NAFLA cited Mr.…
Rank this Week: 857

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Can a child be too bad for FAPE? See our ongoing series of posts on this blog. #IncarceratedStudents ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • May 27

    Breaking: The Condition of Education 2016 Released #data #statistic

    Breaking: The Condition of Education 2016 Released #data #statistic
    The National Center for Education Statistics of the Institute for Education Sciences has released The Condition of Education: 2016. The 347 page report contains a wealth of data about public education in the United States. You can read the…
  • May 23

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Can a child be too bad for FAPE? See our ongoing series of posts on this blog. #IncarceratedStudents ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
Rank this Week: 825

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • May 30

    Honoring all the men and women, who have died in military service for the United States!

    Honoring all the men and women, who have died in military service for the United States!
    Memorial Day in United States "This weekend, folks across the country are opening up the pool, firing up the grill, and taking a well-earned moment to relax. But Memorial Day is more than a three-day weekend. In town squares and national…
  • May 27

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 27, 2016

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 27, 2016
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • May 26

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finding 3 out of 4 Recruitment Steps in Compliance

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finding 3 out of 4 Recruitment Steps in Compliance
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Battery Engineer.” The CO denied the application stating that…
Rank this Week: 337

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 30

    Mandatory Class Procedure Waivers on the Ropes?

    Mandatory Class Procedure Waivers on the Ropes?
    Admittedly, this title is somewhat hyperbolic, but hope beats eternal and last week the Seventh Circuit created a circuit split on the Horton question, which I've addressed before on this blog and in a co-authored article with Tim Glynn.…
  • May 26

    Cunningham-Parmeter on Amazon and Uber

    Cunningham-Parmeter on Amazon and Uber
    Friend-of-blog Keith Cunningham-Parmeter (Willamette) has just posted on SSRN his superb piece, From Amazon to Uber: Defining Employment in the Modern Economy, which will appear in the Boston University Law Review. From the abstract: American…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017
    Here's the call for papers for the 15th International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi (Modena, Italy, March 20-21, 2017). The conference theme is Digital and Smart Work. From the call: Focusing on the implications for…
Rank this Week: 170

Awapatent IP blog

Awapatent IP blog

Covers intellectual property news.

http://www.awapatentipblog.com/
  • May 30

    Prepare your strategy for the Unitary Patent and the UPC – (Part I)

    Prepare your strategy for the Unitary Patent and the UPC – (Part I)
    The creation and start of the Unified Patent Court will change the mindset of patent litigation in Europe fundamentally. The Preparatory Committee of the Unified Patent will, according to the Chairman Alexander Ramsay, be ready by the middle…
  • May 23

    UPC getting closer – just a ”Brexit” referendum away?

    UPC getting closer – just a ”Brexit” referendum away?
    When the UK prime minister David Cameron won the 2015 general election he, due to demands from his own Conservative MP party and other parties, promised to hold a referendum on whether Great Britain was to stay or exit the EU membership. This…
  • Apr 28

    Recruitment of Judges to the UPC during May

    Recruitment of Judges to the UPC during May
    According to the Report of the 15th Preparatory Committee meeting of the Unified Patent Court (UPC), the recruitment of Judges will start during the beginning of May. [1] The Court of First Instance will always have a multinational…
Rank this Week: 832

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • May 30

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
    Our offices are closed on Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day. This is a very special day for our nation, when we remember the men and women who died while in military service for their country.
  • May 27

    Memorial Day Weekend Marks the Beginning Of Summer

    Memorial Day Weekend Marks the Beginning Of Summer
    With fresh foods, sunshine and longer days, summer has a flavor all its own. It’s like a breath of fresh air. A natural way to freshen up your firm’s marketing is through updating the welcome message on your monthly eNewsletter.
  • May 26

    Those Amazing Offers Received by Lawyer

    Those Amazing Offers Received by Lawyer
    Do you receive offers by mysterious companies promising to put your law firm in front of thousands of decision makers? Sometimes the offers involve making a video that will be played before waiting areas in airline terminals. Others claim…
Rank this Week: 724

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • May 30

    Aaron Stephen White Arrested in Hallandale Beach, Florida for Fraud and Grand Theft

    Aaron Stephen White Arrested in Hallandale Beach, Florida for Fraud and Grand Theft
    Aaron Stephen White, a resident of Texas, was arrested in Hallandale Beach for allegedly defrauding $97,000 from Amberleigh Clark in a bogus Apple iPhone sale. White, 44, faces grand theft and fraud charges. Records show that he was released…
  • May 27

    Javier Landron of Oakland Park, Florida Arrested for DUI Manslaughter

    Javier Landron of Oakland Park, Florida Arrested for DUI Manslaughter
    Javier Landron of Oakland Park, Florida was arrested for allegedly driving his 2008 Toyota Tundra on the wrong lane, causing a car crash that killed Audrey Williams Ives of Lauderdale Lakes on September 7 last year. He faces charges for DUI…
  • May 25

    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Grand Theft and Fraud

    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Grand Theft and Fraud
    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida was arrested last Thursday, news sources report. He faces grand theft and fraud charges after allegedly stealing over $500,000 from a Russian client through his investment company. Tikhonov is…
Rank this Week: 709

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 30

    Happy Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day
  • May 29

    4 Things Newly Single Women Should Do With Their Finance

    4 Things Newly Single Women Should Do With Their Finance
    Saving for a New You From US News & World Report: Over the years, I've worked with many women who find themselves newly single as a result of divorce or widowhood. Those life events can be incredibly demanding emotionally, even...
  • May 28

    SCOVA Watch: Three Takeaways From the Court’s Recent Ruling on Same-Sex Cohabitation

    SCOVA Watch: Three Takeaways From the Court’s Recent Ruling on Same-Sex Cohabitation
    3 Takeaways on Virginia's Luttrell v. Cucco From JD Supra Business Advisor: Last December, I previewed the case of Luttrell v. Cucco, which had, at that time, just been taken up by the Supreme Court of Virginia. The Court recently...
Rank this Week: 173

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 380

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 30

    Memorial Day 2016

    Memorial Day 2016
    My Memorial Day post from last year pretty much covered it. No need to repeat myself. Copyright © 2007-2016 Simple Justice NY, LLC This feed is for personal, non-commercial and Newstex use only. The use of this feed anywhere else…
  • May 30

    If It’s “Constructive,” It’s Not Journalism

    If It’s “Constructive,” It’s Not Journalism
    Stephanie West Allen sent me a link to a wikipedia page the other day to alert me to a new “thing” called “Constructive Journalism.”  At the top of the wiki page, it read, “This article has multiple…
  • May 30

    Around The Jail In 80 Days: Andrew Domino Got Lucky

    Around The Jail In 80 Days: Andrew Domino Got Lucky
    Andrew Domino has a few things to be thankful for. After 80 days in the clink in Frisco, his case was dismissed.  That the evidence that the accusation against him was a lie. But most importantly, that it happened in San Francisco.…
Rank this Week: 40

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • May 30

    Judicial Emergency

    Judicial Emergency
    The Daily Beast reported the judicial emergency caused by the Republicans obstinate refusal to approve the President’s judicial appointments.  The judicial confirmation rate under the Republican-controlled Senate is less than half…
  • May 29

    Financial Exploitation

    Financial Exploitation
    KY3 reported that Shauna Voskamp is going to prison for ripping off residents of a nursing home.  The Missouri Attorney Genera’s office has announced that Voskamp was sentenced to five years each for financial…
  • May 28

    Prison Time For Nursing Home Aide Who Fractured Resident’s Elbow

    Prison Time For Nursing Home Aide Who Fractured Resident’s Elbow
    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that Cynthia Elmore, a Certified Nurse Aide, was sentenced on her guilty plea to Endangering the Welfare of a Vulnerable Elderly Person or an Incompetent or Physically Disabled…
Rank this Week: 133