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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jan 8

    White Collar Cases - What to Watch in 2017

    White Collar Cases - What to Watch in 2017
    Check out Walter Pavlo, Forbes, Jan. 5, 2017 - providing highlights of some of the white collar cases of interest for 2017 - White Collar Cases To Watch In 2017 (esp)
  • Dec 30

    2016 White Collar Crime Award

    2016 White Collar Crime Award
    Each year this blog has honored individuals and organizations for their work in the white collar crime arena by bestowing "The Collar" on those who deserve praise, scorn, acknowledgment, blessing, curse, or whatever else might be…
  • Dec 27

    Van Hilley: 1946-2016

    Van Hilley: 1946-2016
    We mourn the passing of Van Hilley and extend our deepest sympathies to his family and the lawyers and staff members at Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley. Van was an outstanding trial lawyer and a long-time leader in the San Antonio,...
Rank this Week: 46

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/
  • Jan 17

    Misdemeanor Arrestees and the 85th Legislative Session - UT Conference

    Misdemeanor Arrestees and the 85th Legislative Session - UT Conference
    Several issues related to misdemeanor defendants- debtors' prisons, bail reform, and racial disparities during traffic stops- will be hot topics at the legislature this session. National and local media coverage, much of it focused on the…
  • Jan 16

    Exhibit A: Austin PD DNA lab mess argues for independent crime lab

    Exhibit A: Austin PD DNA lab mess argues for independent crime lab
    What a breathtaking mess the managers of Austin PD's now-closed DNA lab finds themselves in, and how fortunate for former Chief Art Acevedo that he picked up a new gig in Houston before all the details of the story came out. This writer has…
  • Jan 16

    'Money is coined liberty': Bail where economic populism meets the justice system

    'Money is coined liberty': Bail where economic populism meets the justice system
    Sitting in a czarist prison, Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote that "money is coined liberty." He could have been referencing 21st century American bail systems - long ago abandoned at the federal level and nearly everywhere else on the planet - in…
Rank this Week: 47

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Sellars: The Origin of the Idea of 'Aggression' in International Criminal Law

    Sellars: The Origin of the Idea of 'Aggression' in International Criminal Law
    Kirsten Sellars (Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong - Law) has posted The First World War, Wilhelm II, and Article 227: The Origin of the Idea of 'Aggression' in International Criminal Law (in The Crime of Aggression – A Commentary, Claus Kress…
  • Jan 17

    Stephens: The Collateral Damage from China's ‘Great Wall of Sand’

    Stephens: The Collateral Damage from China's ‘Great Wall of Sand’
    Tim Stephens (Univ. of Sydney - Law) has posted The Collateral Damage from China's ‘Great Wall of Sand’ – the Environmental Dimensions of the South China Sea Case (Australian Yearbook of International Law, forthcoming).…
  • Jan 17

    New Issue: Asian Journal of International Law

    New Issue: Asian Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the Asian Journal of International Law (Vol. 7, no. 1, January 2017) is out. Contents include:Natalie Y. Morris-Sharma, The ILC’s Draft Articles Before the 69th Session of the UNGA: A Reawakening? Andreas…
Rank this Week: 48

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 17

    Labor and the federal courts roundup

    Labor and the federal courts roundup
    “Labor law in America has reached the absurd point where the NLRB is taking the position that a company can’t tell its employees to have a positive attitude” [Ira Stoll on Trader Joe’s controversy, following on…
  • Jan 16

    EPA cracks down on household wood-burning

    EPA cracks down on household wood-burning
    In Alaska. In winter. [John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist] Earlier here, etc. (San Francisco Bay area). Tags: Alaska, Environmental Protection Agency EPA cracks down on household wood-burning is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the…
  • Jan 15

    “Engineer who fell asleep sues Metro-North over derailment”

    “Engineer who fell asleep sues Metro-North over derailment”
    “An engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a Metro-North train and caused a derailment that killed four people in New York City sued the railroad… saying its negligence and carelessness led to the accident” [CBS News,…
Rank this Week: 49

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Jan 16

    Understanding government negotiation of Medicare drug price

    Understanding government negotiation of Medicare drug price
    In a weekend interview with the Washington Post, Donald Trump vowed to force drug companies to negotiate directly with the government on prices in Medicare and Medicaid.  It’s unclear what, if anything, Trump intends for…
  • Jan 12

    FTC Economists’ Paper Discredits Claims of Inappropriately “Weak” Merger Enforcement

    FTC Economists’ Paper Discredits Claims of Inappropriately “Weak” Merger Enforcement
    During 2016 it became fashionable in certain circles to decry “lax” merger enforcement and to call for a more aggressive merger enforcement policy (see, for example, the American Antitrust Institute’s September 2016 paper on…
  • Jan 6

    What Will Trump Antitrust Be Like? Come to Heritage on January 24 and Find Out

    What Will Trump Antitrust Be Like? Come to Heritage on January 24 and Find Out
    During a presidential transition, it is an old Washington parlor game to discuss public policy tweaks and personnel changes, with speculation often focusing on former political appointees who are linked to the new President.  But with…
Rank this Week: 50

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 14

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary
    1-14-17 California: State Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-San Fernando, recently introduced legislation that would “establish the California Hate Crimes Registry,” as his office put it. The registry his Assembly Bill 39 envisions would aim…
  • Jan 13

    Rules Committee Votes Down Ban on Legislators Having Sex with Pages and Intern

    Rules Committee Votes Down Ban on Legislators Having Sex with Pages and Intern
    1-13-17 South Dakota: The Joint Legislative Procedure Committee voted 9–5 today to reject a rule barring legislators from having sex with pages and interns. Senator Stace Nelson (R-19/Fulton) offered this amendment to the Joint Rules of…
  • Jan 13

    Texas legislator aims to block sex offenders from getting pen pal

    Texas legislator aims to block sex offenders from getting pen pal
    1-13-17 Texas: A Texas lawmaker is seeking to have sex offenders barred from advertising for pen pals online. State Rep. Matt Shaheen, R-Plano, is pushing a measure requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to impose a rule stopping…
Rank this Week: 51

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jan 17

    Roth on Machine Testimony

    Roth on Machine Testimony
    Andrea L. Roth (University of California, Berkeley - School of Law) has posted Machine Testimony (Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Machines play increasingly crucial roles in establishing facts in legal disputes.…
  • Jan 17

    Robinson on Strict Liability's Criminogenic Effect

    Robinson on Strict Liability's Criminogenic Effect
    Paul H. Robinson (University of Pennsylvania Law School) has posted Strict Liability's Criminogenic Effect (Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It is easy to understand the apparent appeal of strict liability…
  • Jan 17

    Loughnan & Gless on Intoxicated Offending

    Loughnan & Gless on Intoxicated Offending
    Arlie Loughnan and Sabine Gless (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law and University of Basel) have posted Understanding the Law on Intoxicated Offending: Principle, Pragmatism and Legal Culture (Journal of International and Comparative Law,…
Rank this Week: 52

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jan 16

    Supreme Court 2017 – Patent Preview

    Supreme Court 2017 – Patent Preview
    by Dennis Crouch A new Supreme Court justice will likely be in place by the end of April, although the Trump edition is unlikely to substantially shake-up patent law doctrine in the short term. The Supreme Court has decided one patent…
  • Jan 15

    Has the Academy Led Patent Law Astray?

    Has the Academy Led Patent Law Astray?
    Prof Jonathan Barnett (USC) has released his new article arguing that we’ve gone too-far — that those arguing for dramatic changes to the patent system did so with “little to no supporting evidence.” [READ IT…
  • Jan 13

    Supreme Court Grants Cert in Amgen v. Sandoz & Sandoz v. Amgen

    Supreme Court Grants Cert in Amgen v. Sandoz & Sandoz v. Amgen
    By Jason Rantanen Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two dueling petitions involving the Federal Circuit’s 2015 interpretation of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009.  Here are the questions…
Rank this Week: 53

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 12

    VidAngel: It’s Not About Filtering

    VidAngel: It’s Not About Filtering
    VidAngel has made the lawsuit against it about filtering, but a quick look at the filings paint a different story, one not about filtering, but DRM. The post VidAngel: It’s Not About Filtering appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jan 12

    3 Count: Irish Independence

    3 Count: Irish Independence
    Two Irish newspapers sue allegedly infringing website, Audible Magic challenges YouTube's Content ID trademark claim and Maria Pallante gets a new job. The post 3 Count: Irish Independence appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jan 11

    3 Count: Pin Battle

    3 Count: Pin Battle
    Artists sue Francesca's over infringing pin designs, Roc Nation and Tidal hit back at Prince estate and many musicians see copyright-related releases. The post 3 Count: Pin Battle appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 54

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 55

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Workshop on Modern East Asian Law in Global Perspective

    Workshop on Modern East Asian Law in Global Perspective
    [We have the following Call for Papers.  We understand that the workshop is funded by the American Society for Legal History as well as the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and that the conference organizers are especially interested in…
  • Jan 16

    Balleisen's "Fraud"

    Balleisen's "Fraud"
    Many legal historians will be interested in the newly published Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (Princeton University Press), by Edward J. Balleisen, associate professor of history and public policy and vice provost for…
  • Jan 16

    Tushnet on "Important Shifts in Constitutional Doctrine"

    Tushnet on "Important Shifts in Constitutional Doctrine"
    I'm not the only person reassessing the constitutional history of the New Deal in light of the impending Trump presidency.  HLS's Mark Tushnet has a post on conservatives and civil liberties over at Balkinization.  I, for one, am…
Rank this Week: 56

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 2

    Japanese Court Removal Request

    Japanese Court Removal Request
    International: Japanese Court Removal Request; <br> <i>From:</i> ( Japan) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc.
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
Rank this Week: 57

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 58

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Anthem and AllClear ID

    Anthem and AllClear ID
    I just received notice from Anthem about the expiration of the AllClear ID protection that was provided after they were hacked: Identity Protection Services due to expire soonJanuary 13, 2017 As you know, individuals impacted by the 2015…
  • Jan 17

    Times are tough all over

    Times are tough all over
    In places like England and Hong Kong (to name but two), private insurance is available (indeed, mandatory) for any number of folks, including ex-pats and the like. And just like here, the cost of care continues to increase, even (especially?)…
  • Jan 16

    Everything old is new again

    Everything old is new again
    Pretty much everyone's heard of universal, whole and term life. These are usually bought to replace income that would be lost at one's death, or to pay off the mortgage, those kinds of things. And they generally cover one person at a time…
Rank this Week: 59

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 60

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jan 16

    Researchers find dangerous tapeworms in Alaskan salmon

    Researchers find dangerous tapeworms in Alaskan salmon
    Salmon lovers have a new reason to opt for roasted instead of raw. Scientists have documented that the Japanese broad tapeworm has made its way to the waters of the North Pacific and is thriving among the salmon population there. Published in…
  • Jan 16

    U.S. Supreme Court asked to review DeCoster v. U.S.

    U.S. Supreme Court asked to review DeCoster v. U.S.
    A writ of certiorari has been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, requesting the high court review DeCoster v. United States. The government has until Feb. 15 to respond the writ. Appellate attorney Peter D. Keisler asks in the writ that the…
  • Jan 16

    FSIS issues new notice on slaughter, humane handling

    FSIS issues new notice on slaughter, humane handling
    The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a new notice with instructions for Public Health Veterinarians (PHVs), inspection program personnel (IPP) and District Veterinary Medical…
Rank this Week: 61

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Jan 6

    Adjunct Savings Are Often Not Reinvested In Faculty Development

    Adjunct Savings Are Often Not Reinvested In Faculty Development
    Unless you have been living under a bus, it is apparent that adjuncts are being used more and more by colleges as well as by law schools. Adjuncts get paid a fraction-a very small fraction of what the full-timers get,...
  • Jan 3

    Sexual Harassment of Men By Women!

    Sexual Harassment of Men By Women!
    Sexual Harassment of Men, by Woman is on the rise. The January 3, 2016 Detroit Free Press, outlines some statistics, here. As the article states: According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the percentage of sexual…
  • Dec 20

    Book Review: Farnsworth's Restitution

    Book Review: Farnsworth's Restitution
    This summer, South Texas Law Review published my review of Ward Farnsworth's "Restitution: Civil Liability for Unjust Enrichment." Earlier this month, I posted that review on SSRN. I really enjoy teaching restitution in my class and…
Rank this Week: 62

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jan 17

    Burger King Sting Draws Misconduct Charge

    Burger King Sting Draws Misconduct Charge
    An attorney who entered into a deferred prosecution agreement has been charged with ethics violations by the Illinois Administrator. The alleged course of conduct 1. Starting in or about 2009, and at all further times alleged in this…
  • Jan 16

    Usury Unfriendly

    Usury Unfriendly
    An attorney's failure to pay a litigation funder who had advanced funds to his client drew a term suspension of two months from a justice the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. The respondent's primary argument before me is that the…
  • Jan 15

    Tulane Law School needs fall-semester visitor in Professional Responsibility and Criminal Law

    Tulane Law School needs fall-semester visitor in Professional Responsibility and Criminal Law
    My school Tulane, per our Vice Dean Onnig Dombalagian, has asked me to post this regarding the fall of 2017: Tulane Law School invites applications for a one-semester visiting position in the Fall of 2017. Our specific needs for the...
Rank this Week: 63

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 64

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jan 10

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    More than 99% of people lose money in multi-level marketing (MLM). In Chapter 7 of Dr. Jon Taylor’s book, The Case (For and) Against Multi-Level Marketing, he details the failure rates of participants in multi-lievel marketing…
  • Jan 4

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing
    Multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) like to refer to themselves as “Direct Sales” companies, because this puts the focus on the sale of the product or service, and takes focus off the business of recruiting. I’ve been…
  • Dec 27

    Comparing MLM and Corporate America

    Comparing MLM and Corporate America
    Fans of multi-level marketing (MLM) often say that it is just like corporate America! There are levels of employees and managers… Corporate America is a pyramid and MLm is no different. That’s a faulty analysis. When I call MLM a…
Rank this Week: 65

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 66

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jan 16

    Ex parte Itagaki and Nishihara (PTAB 2016)

    Ex parte Itagaki and Nishihara (PTAB 2016)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- A great deal of angst has been generated by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's decision, in Ex parte Itagaki and Nishihara, regarding the panel's application of Section 101 (sua sponte as a new ground of rejection under…
  • Jan 15

    Supreme Court to Review BPCIA -- Amgen v. Sandoz Petitions for Writs of Certiorari Granted

    Supreme Court to Review BPCIA -- Amgen v. Sandoz Petitions for Writs of Certiorari Granted
    By Andrew Williams -- On Friday, the Supreme Court granted both petitions for writs of certiorari and consolidated the Sandoz v. Amgen (No. 15-1039) and Amgen v. Sandoz (No. 15-1195) appeals. Sandoz had petitioned the Court on February 16,…
  • Jan 15

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference &amp; CLE Calendar
    January 18, 2017 - "Top Patent Law Stories of 2016" (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP) - 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT) January 19, 2017 - "Evidence of Prior Art at the PTAB: Rigorous Proof, Or Else" (Intellectual Property Owners…
Rank this Week: 67

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Obama is Right on Chelsea Manning

    Obama is Right on Chelsea Manning
    By the time you read this, a firestorm may—or may not—be breaking out over President Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence. We’re not sure what the reaction is likely to be, to be honest.…
  • Jan 17

    Today&#039;s Headlines and Commentary

    Today&amp;#039;s Headlines and Commentary
    In an interview with The Times of London and the German newspaper Bild a week before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump called NATO “obsolete,” criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s welcoming policy toward…
  • Jan 17

    The Economic Case for Preserving PPD-28 and Privacy Shield

    The Economic Case for Preserving PPD-28 and Privacy Shield
    As the new administration takes office this week, we will start to see just how literally to take Donald Trump's pronouncements and the promised targeting of his predecessor’s executive orders for immediate destruction. Trade policy…
Rank this Week: 68

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jan 16

    Investment Treaty Counterclaims by States against Investor

    Investment Treaty Counterclaims by States against Investor
    Investment Arbitration Reporter has a piece on a recent award involving a counterclaim by a state against an investor. Jarrod Hepburn explains: As discussed in a companion article, a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of…
  • Jan 13

    Deadline Extended: SIEL/JIEL/OUP Essay Prize Competition

    Deadline Extended: SIEL/JIEL/OUP Essay Prize Competition
    This is from SIEL/JIEL/OUP: The deadline for entering the 2016-2017 SIEL/JIEL/OUP Essay Prize competition has been extended to 31JANUARY 2017. Authors meeting the stated conditions are warmly encouraged to send their submission before/on that…
  • Jan 8

    Is There a Non-Violation Claim Against Trump's Tariff Threats?

    Is There a Non-Violation Claim Against Trump's Tariff Threats?
    Donald Trump has suggested he would impose tariffs on car imports from specific companies who produce in Mexico and export to the United States. Ford, GM, and Toyota have all been mentioned. Here is his Toyota tweet: Toyota Motor said...
Rank this Week: 69

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    video of Evil Twin debate on Tam

    video of Evil Twin debate on Tam
    Available here.  Tomorrow I'll have my third NPR interview on Tam; interest seems quite high.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 16

    Transformative work of the day, Lin-Manuel Miranda edition

    Transformative work of the day, Lin-Manuel Miranda edition
    What's Next?  Since I'm working on 512 roundtable reply comments right now, it seems particularly appropriate to remind everyone that clips can be fair use.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 13

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world
    Along with a podcast for the American Constitution Center and an NPR interview running the morning of the Tam argument (next Wednesday), I'll also be on a post-argument panel at AU--the panel before features none other than Tam…
Rank this Week: 70

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 71

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Jan 17

    The Hill: Dem senators to Trump: Don't tell consumer bureau chief 'you're fired'

    The Hill: Dem senators to Trump: Don't tell consumer bureau chief 'you're fired'
    Here. Excerpt: Schumer said Trump’s decision to “govern as a hard-right Republican” and possibly replace Cordray breaks his campaign promise to “drain the swamp” by fighting corporate interests on behalf of…
  • Jan 17

    Guest Post by Norman I. Silber: Consumer Protection in a Trump Administration: The CPSC and the FCC

    Guest Post by Norman I. Silber: Consumer Protection in a Trump Administration: The CPSC and the FCC
    Earlier today, in an American Bar Association Antitrust Section webinar chaired by Harvey Saferstein, and with panelists Deborah Goldstein, Center for Responsible Lending, and Daniel D. Sokol, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin…
  • Jan 17

    DC United Withdraws Repressive Season Ticket Holder Contract

    DC United Withdraws Repressive Season Ticket Holder Contract
    Responding to widespread complaints from its consuming public, including some articles on this blog as well as a consumer gripe site, DC United has withdrawn a demand that its season ticket holders sign away the right to talk about the...
Rank this Week: 72

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 11

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017
    Mundel v. Farmers DA 16-0326 2017 MT 6N 1/10/2017 Rada et al. v. Dubrul et al. DA 16-0379 2017 MT 5N 1/10/2017 State v. J. Miller DA 16-0270 2017 MT 4N 1/10/2017 Mulroy v. Morgan Pierce DA 16-0141 2017 MT 3 1/10/2017
  • Jan 4

    OPINIONS – January 3, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 3, 2017
    Cahill v. Papa s Cabin DA 16-0192 2017 MT 2N Civil – Injunction Matter of D.L.B. DA 15-0489 2017 MT 1 Civil – Commitment-Mental Illne
  • Dec 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION – December 28, 2016

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION – December 28, 2016
    USA BLM v. Korman DA 16-0019 2016 MT 351N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication
Rank this Week: 73

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 74

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/
  • Jan 17

    Tulalip Tribal Court Holds State Immune to Suit in Tribal Court

    Tulalip Tribal Court Holds State Immune to Suit in Tribal Court
    Here is the opinion in Shopbell v. State of Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife: shopbell-opinion We posted materials on this case here.
  • Jan 17

    Ceiba Legal Job Posting

    Ceiba Legal Job Posting
    Here: cb_ceiba-legal-job-posting_01_16_17
  • Jan 17

    Kevin Washburn on the Future of Federal Indian Law and Policy

    Kevin Washburn on the Future of Federal Indian Law and Policy
    Kevin Washburn has posted “What the Future Holds: The Changing Landscape of Federal Indian Policy,” forthcoming in the Harvard Law Review Forum. The abstract: Since first described by Chief Justice John Marshall, the United Stated…
Rank this Week: 75

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jan 17

    Baudelaire: Great Cities.

    Baudelaire: Great Cities.
    What strange phenomena we find in great cities. All we have to do is to stroll about with our eyes open. --Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) A friend in Buenos Aires....
  • Jan 17

    I'm an HRC voter. I wish our new POTUS Donald J. Trump well.

    I'm an HRC voter. I wish our new POTUS Donald J. Trump well.
    I wish our new POTUS well. A few things: 1. I've worked as an employee for Congress twice--a Democratic Senator and GOP Representative, both from large northern diverse states. 2. National politics and particularly civil rights activism have…
  • Jan 13

    'Professionalism': A Lawyer-Centric Ruse?

    'Professionalism': A Lawyer-Centric Ruse?
    Reprinted from a 2005 "Law Week edition" of The San Diego Daily Transcript, here's "Professionalism Revisited: What About The Client?", written by one of our spunkier U.S. trial lawyers. Note that the piece ends with…
Rank this Week: 76

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Salmonella Risk in Twinkies?

    Salmonella Risk in Twinkies?
    Hostess Brands, L.L.C. on Jan. 9 issued a voluntary recall for its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies, which are sold in multipack boxes. The action was taken “out of an... Continue Reading
  • Dec 31

    Marler Clark is Moving in January

    Marler Clark is Moving in January
  • Dec 29

    Raw Camel Milk Can Not Be Sold Across State line

    Raw Camel Milk Can Not Be Sold Across State line
    Food Safety News reports that a Missouri dairy owner is on notice from the FDA for selling unpasteurized, raw camel milk in interstate commerce, with the agency discounting the dairyman’s... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 77

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 10

    Pregnancy and the Brain

    Pregnancy and the Brain
    New York Times (Dec. 19, 2016): Pregnancy Changes the Brain in Ways That May Help Mothering, by Pam Belluck: A recent study notes that pregnancy works changes in the brain, specifically in the part that perceives the feelings of others....
  • Jan 4

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right
    International Justice Center Resource Center (January 3, 2016): IACtHR Holds Bolivia Responsible for Forced Sterilization in Landmark Judgment: Last week, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights held that sterilization of a woman without…
  • Jan 3

    The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway

    The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway
    Vox (December 30, 2016): The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway, by Emily Crockett: A French drug company is planning to apply to the FDA for approval of over-the-counter birth control. The…
Rank this Week: 78

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jan 16

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant
    Scarcity refers to having less than one needs -- time, money, calories when on a diet. For example, not having enough money reduces a person's cognitive capacity as much as missing one full night of sleep. When Scarcity, by Sendhil...
  • Jan 11

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000
    According to Epiq Systems, there were 771, 894 total U.S. bankruptcy filings in 2016, a decline of 5.8% from 2015. The overall annual decline in 2015 was 10.0% and was 11.8% in 2014. As I noted yesterday, the rate of...
  • Jan 10

    Bankruptcy Rate Rises in December . . . A Blip and Not a Blip

    Bankruptcy Rate Rises in December . . . A Blip and Not a Blip
    Something happened in the U.S. bankruptcy courts that had not happened since October 2010. The daily filing rate increased on a year-over-year basis. There were 56,394 filings in December 2016 as compared to 53,844 in the previous December.…
Rank this Week: 79

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 80

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 81

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jan 8

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor
    It has been five years since Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court enacted Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1.  Hailed as a victory for homeowners against greedy mortgage banks, the rule was designed to force banks to certify to the court that the…
  • Jan 6

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater &ndash; What Are Your Options?
    Would you be surprised to discover that your car is underwater? Not underwater in the sense of being wet, but in a financial sense. You are financially underwater with your loan if the fair market value of your vehicle is substantially less…
  • Jan 3

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer
     “Why should I pay money I don’t have to a lawyer to file for bankruptcy? Isn’t it just filling out a few forms!” Countless bankruptcy attorneys have heard words similar to these, not only from potential…
Rank this Week: 82

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jan 17

    Getting To Know You Tuesday: Desmond Hudson

    Getting To Know You Tuesday: Desmond Hudson
    It's Getting To Know You Tuesday. Today's tax professional is Desmond Hudson.
  • Jan 17

    Millions Of Workers Will Pay More Taxes In 2017 Despite Not Having A Higher Tax Rate

    Millions Of Workers Will Pay More Taxes In 2017 Despite Not Having A Higher Tax Rate
    Millions of taxpayers will see a tax increase in 2017: they just won't realize it immediately. That's because the tax increase can't be found with a bump in income tax brackets or a rate increase but a change in the cap on wages subject to…
  • Jan 16

    Why Justice Matters: The Tax Trial Of Dr. Martin Luther King

    Why Justice Matters: The Tax Trial Of Dr. Martin Luther King
    Dr. Martin Luther King was on the receiving end of harassment by government officials - including state and local tax authorities. In 1960, he made news as being the first person ever criminally charged in the state of Alabama on tax fraud.…
Rank this Week: 83

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 84

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Bo Burt on "Justice and Empathy"

    Bo Burt on &quot;Justice and Empathy&quot;
    I've just read the manuscript of Bo Burt's forthcoming posthumous book, "Justice and Empathy." The book restates themes from his earlier work. Given my background, I was especially taken with his use of psychoanalytic theory to describe the…
  • Jan 16

    More on Hamilton, Jefferson, Burr, and the Election of 1800

    More on Hamilton, Jefferson, Burr, and the Election of 1800
    Jack’s post brings to mind a climactic sceneof Lin-Manual Miranda’s Hamilton, in which Alexander Hamilton’s fellow Federalists ask him which of two Democratic-Republican politicians—Aaron Burr or Thomas…
  • Jan 16

    Alexander Hamilton explains why Aaron Burr should not become president

    Alexander Hamilton explains why Aaron Burr should not become president
    After the 1800 election was thrown into the House of Representatives, Alexander Hamilton wrote this letter urging Representative James Bayard of Delaware to support Thomas Jefferson over Aaron Burr.  Hamilton argued that Burr, whom he…
Rank this Week: 85

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident
    A 4-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries in a pedestrian accident in Irvine Saturday night. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Zhiyu Too was crossing the intersection at Lake Forest drive and Romano on his scooter when…
  • Jan 12

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident
    A worker was injured in a construction accident in Costa Mesa after he took a fall at a worksite. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of January 10, 2017. Firefighters were called to 580…
  • Jan 9

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Costa Mesa Crash

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Costa Mesa Crash
    A 23-year-old man was seriously injured in a Costa Mesa motorcycle accident after colliding with a car. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the collision occurred just before noon on January 7, 2017 on Harbor Boulevard…
Rank this Week: 86

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from January 1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website.It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
  • Jan 16

    Freshly Minted Profiles of Library and Information Studies Students and Grad

    Freshly Minted Profiles of Library and Information Studies Students and Grad
    The website Librarianship.ca has been running a series of profiles called  Freshly Minted since 2013.The series introduces Canadians who are studying for the Master's program in Library/Information Studies or who have recently graduated…
  • Jan 14

    Senator Murray Sinclair's Residential School Reading List

    Senator Murray Sinclair's Residential School Reading List
    Canadian Senator Murray Sinclair, the former Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, has produced a Residential school reading list:"Many of you have asked for a reading list on the topic of residential schools. Ask and…
Rank this Week: 87

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 88

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
Rank this Week: 89

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jan 17

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Free Speech Claim of Inauguration Protest Group

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Free Speech Claim of Inauguration Protest Group
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit rejected a claim today that the Park Service's set-aside of Freedom Plaza for the Inauguration Committee violated the free speech rights of a group that sought to protest in that...
  • Jan 17

    Does a Ban on "Disparaging" Trademarks Violate Free Speech?

    Does a Ban on &quot;Disparaging&quot; Trademarks Violate Free Speech?
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in Lee v. Tam, the case testing whether the Patent and Trademark Office violated free speech when it denied a trademark to an all-Asian-American…
  • Jan 17

    Can Post-9/11 Detainees Sue Federal Officials for Constitutional Violations?

    Can Post-9/11 Detainees Sue Federal Officials for Constitutional Violations?
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in Ziglar v. Abbasi, the case testing whether post-9/11 detainees can sue federal officials for constitutional violations. In particular, the case…
Rank this Week: 90