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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/
  • Jun 21

    Abramowitz Decries Effect of Corporate Prosecutions on Employee

    Abramowitz Decries Effect of Corporate Prosecutions on Employee
    Elkan Abramowitz, one of the best and most-respected white collar crime defense practitioners in the nation, last week received the Robert Louis Cohen Award for Professional Excellence from the New York Criminal Bar Association. At the dinner…
  • Jun 20

    The RJR Nabisco v. European Community - What Does It Mean For White Collar Criminal RICO Case

    The RJR Nabisco v. European Community - What Does It Mean For White Collar Criminal RICO Case
    Yes, The Supreme Court's opinion here looks at whether RICO has extraterritorial application in the civil context. And in that regard it limits its extraterritorial application. But there is some important language in this opinion for both…
  • Jun 20

    Supreme Court Limits Loose Hobbs Act Interstate Commerce Interpretation to Drug Case

    Supreme Court Limits Loose Hobbs Act Interstate Commerce Interpretation to Drug Case
    The Supreme Court ruled today in Taylor v. United States, examining the interstate commerce element of the Hobbs Act. Although it provided a broad interpretation, it limited the decision to "cases in which the defendant targets drug…
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/
  • Jun 25

    TPPF's Derek Cohen on criminal penalty enhancement

    TPPF's Derek Cohen on criminal penalty enhancement
    Our pal Derek Cohen at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's Center for Effective Justice this week published a new public policy brief this week titled, "Texas' Mandatory Sentencing Enhancements." Grits sat down with Derek on Thursday to talk…
  • Jun 23

    Lying cops, ticket quotas, junk science and Naloxone

    Lying cops, ticket quotas, junk science and Naloxone
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers attention even if I don't have time to blow each of them out into individual posts.Naloxone available in Texas this weekThe Texas Legislature last year approved widespread access to…
  • Jun 23

    Fourth Amendment body blow

    Fourth Amendment body blow
    The Fourth Amendment has suffered some major recent body blows. We've already discussed how the Supreme Court of Texas okayed cops performing illegal searches in pursuit of asset forfeiture seizures. Now the US Supreme Court in a case styled…
Rank this Week: 47

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/
Rank this Week: 48

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Job Opening: Associate Professor of International History (Graduate Institute)

    Job Opening: Associate Professor of International History (Graduate Institute)
    The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is seeking applicants for the position of Associate Professor of International History. The advertisement is here.
  • Jun 25

    Schill & Djanic: International Investment Law and Community Interest

    Schill & Djanic: International Investment Law and Community Interest
    Stephan W. Schill (Univ. of Amsterdam - Law) & Vladislav Djanic (Univ. of Amsterdam - Law) have posted International Investment Law and Community Interests. Here's the abstract: In contemporary discourse, international investment law…
  • Jun 24

    Contesse: Contestation and Deference in the Inter-American Human Rights System

    Contesse: Contestation and Deference in the Inter-American Human Rights System
    Jorge Contesse (Rutgers Univ., Newark - Law) has posted Contestation and Deference in the Inter-American Human Rights System (Law & Contemporary Problems, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This Article discusses the inter-American human…
Rank this Week: 49

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 25

    Explaining misprision

    Explaining misprision
    There has been speculation about whether the wife of the Orlando shooter, who according to reports may have accompanied him on visits to at least one gun store and known that he was meditating violence, might be charged with an offense.…
  • Jun 24

    “Not to Be Used as a Battle Device”

    “Not to Be Used as a Battle Device”
    Found on a Star Wars light saber toy, “For Accessory Use Only. Not to Be Used as a Battle Device,” and more finalists from the latest Wacky Warning Labels contest. [Bob Dorigo Jones, John Stossel] Tags: John Stossel, wacky…
  • Jun 23

    Fog in Channel, Continent cut off

    Fog in Channel, Continent cut off
    Britain has voted Leave in its European Union referendum. The Euro cause, though strong in London and environs, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and university towns, failed to carry substantial cities like Birmingham and Sheffield and was…
Rank this Week: 50

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jun 22

    End of the Road for Ethicon’s Anti-Delegation Argument?

    End of the Road for Ethicon’s Anti-Delegation Argument?
    by Dennis Crouch In a 10-1 decision, the Federal Circuit has rejected Ethicon’s petition for en banc rehearing on the question of  whether the USPTO Director improperly delegated IPR institution decisionmaking. Ethicon will likely…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Calls for Views of the Solicitor General

    Supreme Court Calls for Views of the Solicitor General
    The no-change decision in Cuozzo was the biggest immediate patent law news from June 20, 2016.  However, two other actions by the court that day may end up having a greater long term impact.  Namely, that same day the…
  • Jun 21

    Federal Circuit Saves Patentees by ruling that “Before” includes “Just Afterwards”

    Federal Circuit Saves Patentees by ruling that “Before” includes “Just Afterwards”
    by Dennis Crouch Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2016) [ImmersionHTC] Sometimes one day makes a big difference – especially if you accidentally missed yesterday’s deadline (or if you misread the statute). The case here is…
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/
  • Jun 25

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 209 It's Too Complicated: The Technological Implications of IP-Based Communications on Content/Non-Content Distinctions and the Third Party Doctrine Steven M. Bellovin, Matt…
  • Jun 25

    "Applying the Fourth Amendment to placing calls from a locked phone to identify its owner"

    "Applying the Fourth Amendment to placing calls from a locked phone to identify its owner"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: This question has come up in the “Gone Girl” kidnapping case currently before Judge Troy Nunley in Sacramento. As I understand the facts from the SacBee story, the defendant,...
  • Jun 24

    "Arkansas Supreme Court upholds lethal injection protocol and secrecy law"

    "Arkansas Supreme Court upholds lethal injection protocol and secrecy law"
    From Jurist: The Arkansas Supreme Court [official website] upheld [opinion, PDF] a state law Thursday that allows for the type, manufacturers and sellers of drugs used for lethal injections to be kept confidential. This ruling would allow the…
Rank this Week: 52

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jun 16

    Amazon Has a Serious Copyright Problem

    Amazon Has a Serious Copyright Problem
    Amazon is a powerhouse of online retail, but it's also a haven for copyright and trademark infringing goods. This has to stop. The post Amazon Has a Serious Copyright Problem appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 16

    3 Count: Unlikely Allie

    3 Count: Unlikely Allie
    Open Music Initiative seeks to streamline music royalties, RIAA takes interest in ABS Entertainment case and Appeals Court backs FCC on net neutrality. The post 3 Count: Unlikely Allies appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 15

    3 Count: Stairway Opening

    3 Count: Stairway Opening
    Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven lawsuit gets underway, band sues to have This Land declared public domain and VidAngel sued by four movie studios. The post 3 Count: Stairway Opening appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Feb 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
Rank this Week: 54

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: 55

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Friday Afternoon Dream

    Friday Afternoon Dream
    I'll take "Wishful Thinking" for $400, Alex:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Jun 24

    Amusing Vendor Trick

    Amusing Vendor Trick
    So, a couple of weeks ago I posted on a (new?) insurance funding product called HMA (Health Matching Account). I was mildly critical of it, primarily because the folks pushing it were working very hard to conflate it with tax-advantaged…
  • Jun 24

    Settling for Life

    Settling for Life
    We've written before about viaticals, which are generally used by folks with end-of-life financial needs. But there's another, related strategy called life settlements:"The insured had a $300,000 term policy that was also at that end of the…
Rank this Week: 56

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jun 24

    Oh Britain, Where Art Thou? (The View from the EU’s Eastern Neighbors)

    Oh Britain, Where Art Thou? (The View from the EU’s Eastern Neighbors)
    by Chris Borgen by Chris Borgen As the news of the Brexit vote sinks in, commentators are considering the various longer-term effects. I want to highlight the how this may look to the EU’s neighbors to the east, especially countries…
  • Jun 23

    My Response to a Recent Attack on SOAS in The Spectator

    My Response to a Recent Attack on SOAS in The Spectator
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Last week, Adrian Hilton — a self-described “conservative academic, theologian, author and educationalist” — published a vicious hit-piece in The Spectator about SOAS. It’s…
  • Jun 22

    Syria Dissent

    Syria Dissent
    by Deborah Pearlstein by Deborah Pearlstein There’s an interesting, if I suspect academic, discussion over at Just Security at the moment about whether the recent proposal by 51 State Department diplomats to use military force against…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 58

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    Given the heterodox news this week, it is perhaps appropriate that this week's roundup is both eclectic and extensive.For starters, The Times Literary Supplement has issued a review essay featuring recent scholarship relevant to Britain's…
  • Jun 25

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Two posts of interest from Notches: (1) "History from the Witness Stand": Rachel Hope Cleves (University of Victoria) interviews George Chauncey (Yale University). (2) "More Than Loving": blogger Jennifer Dominique Jones (University of…
  • Jun 24

    ASLH Projects and Proposals Committee Invites Application

    ASLH Projects and Proposals Committee Invites Application
    [We have the following announcement.  Note especially the good news that a Hurst Summer Institute will be held in Summer 2017.]The Projects and Proposals Committee of the [American Society for Legal History] is now open for…
Rank this Week: 59

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: 60

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/
Rank this Week: 61

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 25

    Figi’s recalls snacks because of sunflower seed Listeria concern

    Figi’s recalls snacks because of sunflower seed Listeria concern
    More snack products are under recall because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination of sunflower kernels from Ontario-based SunOpta Inc. Figi’s Companies Inc. of Marshfield, WI, is recalling two of its products in a total of…
  • Jun 25

    Possible peanut residue in flour spurs recall of GFS cheesecake

    Possible peanut residue in flour spurs recall of GFS cheesecake
    The Father’s Table is recalling 2,100 cases of cheesecakes sold by Gordon Food Service through retail and food service outlets under the GFS label because Grain Craft flour used in the products may contain undeclared peanut residue.…
  • Jun 25

    Listeria concerns prompt recall of Nature Valley granola bar

    Listeria concerns prompt recall of Nature Valley granola bar
    General Mills Inc. has initiated a nationwide recall of four flavors of Nature Valley brand protein and nut bars because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes of sunflower kernels provided by SunOpta Inc. “The four…
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/
  • Jun 26

    Web Access To Bar Discipline Information: The Critical Component Of Transparency

    Web Access To Bar Discipline Information: The Critical Component Of Transparency
    The web page of the Colorado Supreme Court was recently redesigned as noted below By JAMES C. COYLE, Attorney Regulation Counsel Spring 2016 The Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel new website, unveiled this spring, is a reflection of the…
  • Jun 26

    Resigned To Fate

    Resigned To Fate
    The Ohio Supreme Court accepted the resignation of an attorney who had been the subject of this September 2015 post The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the interim suspension of an attorney as a result of a felony conviction. The...
  • Jun 25

    "Lip Service And Poppycock"

    &quot;Lip Service And Poppycock&quot;
    A federal court order suspending an obstreperous attorney for 180 days was imposed nunc pro tunc and until further order by the New York Appellate Division for the Fourth Judicial Department. By decision and order dated January 22, 2016,…
Rank this Week: 63

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: 64

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 25

    Webinar on Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Webinar on Defend Trade Secrets Act
    Technology Transfer Tactics will be offering a webinar on "Understanding and Applying the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016" on July 12, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Eastern). Andrew M. Howard of Shore, Chan, DePumpo, LLC will look at the…
  • Jun 25

    Webinar on Conflicts in Patent Prosecution

    Webinar on Conflicts in Patent Prosecution
    Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Conflicts in Patent Prosecution: Avoiding the Ethical Pitfalls -- Minimizing Risks of Malpractice Liability and Ethics Sanctions" on July 12, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Jacob…
  • Jun 25

    Webinar on Waivers of Privilege

    Webinar on Waivers of Privilege
    The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) will be offering a webinar entitled "Arrival of a New Privilege and a Review of Potential Waivers of Privilege in Business Contexts" on June 29, 2016 from 12:30 - 2:00 pm (Eastern).…
Rank this Week: 65

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
  • Jun 23

    The True Cost of Fraud

    The True Cost of Fraud
    When we think of on-the-job fraud, we tend to think in extremes. One extreme is the teenage punk with orange hair and a nose ring, and he’s stealing cash out of the register or letting his friends have free chips and soda. The other…
  • Jun 21

    Consequences of Bankruptcy Fraud

    Consequences of Bankruptcy Fraud
    Tracy Coenen talks about what could happen if a debtor commits fraud during the bankruptcy process. The potential consequences include the denial of discharge of debts, bankruptcy cannot be filed for the same debts again, exempt property…
  • Jun 16

    Be Prepared: Think Like a Thief

    Be Prepared: Think Like a Thief
    Fraud is committed by real people. They have real families and real jobs. They often are just like you and me. But what makes thieves different from a lot of us is their ability to lie and steal. Most of us would never seriously consider…
Rank this Week: 66

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
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/
  • Jun 26

    Want to Ease Tensions in the Middle East? Science Diplomacy Can Help

    Want to Ease Tensions in the Middle East? Science Diplomacy Can Help
    Editor's Note: For those of us focused on the Middle East, the bad news seems unending: war, terrorism, poor governance, and other problems plague the region and stump U.S. policymakers. But the United States might do better if it used…
  • Jun 25

    The Lawfare Podcast: Mona Sedky on Prosecuting Sextortion

    The Lawfare Podcast: Mona Sedky on Prosecuting Sextortion
    A few weeks ago, The Brookings Institution released a pair of reports on the problem of sextortion, authored by me, Cody Poplin, Quinta Jurecic, and Clara Spera. (See Lawfare's previous coverage here). This week, on the podcast, I was joined…
  • Jun 25

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Britain’s decision to leave the European Union on Thursday night stunned the political establishment throughout the West. Zoe Bedell wrote a post on the legal and regulatory implications of Brexit. Timothy Edgar penned a…
Rank this Week: 68

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    EFF/OTW/library/etc. comments on Copyright Office proposal on DMCA registration renewal

    EFF/OTW/library/etc. comments on Copyright Office proposal on DMCA registration renewal
    Read them here.  The Copyright Office has indicated, unwisely, an intent to make DMCA registrants re-register every three years, which will set up another hurdle for ISPs and encourage copyright…
  • Jun 24

    class action complaint survives GNC in 4th Cir. by pleading misleadingne

    class action complaint survives GNC in 4th Cir. by pleading misleadingne
    Midwestern Midget Football Club Inc. v. Riddell, Inc., 2016 WL 3406129, No. 2:15-00244 (S.D. W. Va. Jun. 17, 2016)Midwestern is a nonprofit youth football organization, and Riddell makes helmets for football players.  Midwestern bought…
  • Jun 23

    Reading List: The Copyright War

    Reading List: The Copyright War
    Peter Baldwin, The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle (2014)Baldwin’s basic proposition is that there has been a long history of struggles between creators, distributors and the public, and a related struggle…
Rank this Week: 69

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: 70

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • May 7

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource
    A conference of the Global Legal Technology Laboratory was held 5-6 May 2016 at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The event was hosted by Computational Law Research and Development at MIT. Click here for a storify of…
  • Mar 11

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016
    Several panels related to legal technology are being presented at SXSW 2016 Conference in Austin, Texas, USA, 11-20 March 2016: Crowdsourcing Policy: Changing Constituents to Changemakers Fighting Injustice with Trickle-Up Innovation Fighting…
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
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/
  • Jun 24

    Volkswagen agrees to pay billions to drivers over emissions scandal

    Volkswagen agrees to pay billions to drivers over emissions scandal
    The Washington Post reports that Volkswagen has agreed to pay $10.2 billion to settle a lawsuit brought against it for cheating on U.S. emissions tests. The case stems from the carmaker’s 2015 admission that 11 million vehicles…
  • Jun 24

    Senate committee reaches agreement on national GMO-labeling law

    Senate committee reaches agreement on national GMO-labeling law
    NPR reports: Just a week before a Vermont law kicks in requiring labels on food containing genetically modified ingredients, U.S. Senate agriculture leaders announced a deal Thursday that takes the power out of states' hands — and sets…
  • Jun 24

    Bambauer et al. Article on Defects in Privacy Disclosure

    Bambauer et al. Article on Defects in Privacy Disclosure
    Jane R. Bambauer, Jonathan D. Loe, and D. Alex Winkelman, all of Arizona have written A Bad Education, 2016 University of Illinois Law Review ___ (Forthcoming). Here is the abstract: Mandated disclosure laws achieve their regulatory goals by…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • Jun 24

    Job Announcement: Juvenile Justice Program Coordinator – Juneau

    Job Announcement: Juvenile Justice Program Coordinator – Juneau
    Juvenile Justice Program Coordinator  – Juneau; $25.99 – 32.18  A complete application packet must include: Cover Letter, Employment Application and Resume. Submit to CCTHITA – HR Department Mail: 320 W. Willoughby…
  • Jun 24

    Job Announcement: Tribal Child Support Unit Attorney – Juneau

    Job Announcement: Tribal Child Support Unit Attorney – Juneau
    Tribal Child Support Unit Attorney – Juneau; $34.59 – 42.83 A complete application packet must include: Cover Letter, Employment Application and Resume. Submit to CCTHITA – HR Department Mail: 320 W. Willoughby Ave. Juneau,…
  • Jun 24

    Copies of Red Rock Testimony Dispatched to D.C. Official

    Copies of Red Rock Testimony Dispatched to D.C. Official
    Links to coverage: Red Rock Stories: Thirty-Four Writers Donate Their Work to Red Rock Testimony to Speak for Utah’s Public Lands and Advocate for Bears Ears The Salt Lake Tribune: Bears Ears Book Will be Sent to Members of Congress…
Rank this Week: 73

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/
  • Jun 25

    Dude, where's my ABA?

    Dude, where's my ABA?
    From a comment I made on line yesterday but I thought important enough to put here. Both the American Bar Association and its journal have been a big disappointment. I was once proud of my membership. My law firm once...
  • Jun 24

    Brexit

    Brexit
    Old Blighty voted yesterday to leave the EU. About 52 to 48% spread with 72% of population voting. Scotland and London voted to stay. Wales and northern England voted to leave. My take? Britain is unforgivably selfish for rejecting (1)...
  • Jun 22

    Anyone want to share a foxhole with Speaker Ryan?

    Anyone want to share a foxhole with Speaker Ryan?
    Anyone want to share a foxhole with Speaker Ryan? I just read that Paul Ryan will not raise money for Donald Trump. I'm not voting for Trump. Even though I like him a lot. But can you believe the Smallness...
Rank this Week: 74

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: 75

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/
  • Jun 17

    A few thoughts on Brexit and Restructuring

    A few thoughts on Brexit and Restructuring
    Over at Dealb%k.
  • Jun 13

    Further Thoughts on Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust

    Further Thoughts on Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust
    The opinion is a good reminder that oral argument impressions don't always carry over to the final written product. In short, both the majority and dissent approach this as a simple matter of statutory construction, and in that regard the...
  • Jun 13

    The Demise of the Recovery Act

    The Demise of the Recovery Act
    I'm still digesting the opinion, but the obvious conclusion is that impressions from oral argument may be misleading. It also suggests that states that do not use chapter 9, have no ability to come up with a state law alternative....
Rank this Week: 76

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/
  • Jun 24

    New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelter

    New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelter
    New York Magazine (June 21, 2016): New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelters, by Susan Rinkunas: New York made a historic move as the first city to pass 'menstrual equity' legislation, with...
  • Jun 23

    Despite Legal Restrictions, Massachusetts Still Shackling Pregnant Inmate

    Despite Legal Restrictions, Massachusetts Still Shackling Pregnant Inmate
    Jezebel (May 17, 2016): Report Finds Pregnant Massachusetts Inmates Are Still Being Illegally Shackled, by Anna Merlan: In 2014, Massachusetts passed legislation prohibiting the shackling of pregnant inmates. The law prohibits shackling women…
  • Jun 22

    Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?

    Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?
    The Atlantic, June 14, 2016 Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?, by Caitlin Cadieux, Olga Khazan, Nicolas Pollock: An animated video by the Atlantic discusses teen pregnancy in the U.S.: Teen birth rates in the U.S. are down 9 percent...
Rank this Week: 77

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 78

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jun 24

    IRS Puts Brakes On E-Filing PINs After More Automated Attack

    IRS Puts Brakes On E-Filing PINs After More Automated Attack
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that the Electronic Filing Personal Identity Numbers (e-filing PIN) tool is no longer available on IRS.gov or by toll-free phone.
  • Jun 24

    As Markets Fall On Brexit News, Understanding When A Loss Isn’t Really A Lo

    As Markets Fall On Brexit News, Understanding When A Loss Isn’t Really A Lo
    In a record-breaking referendum, a majority of voters opted for the United Kingdom to exit the European Union. At the news, markets dropped, worrying investors. But did you actually lose money? Here's how to understand realized losses from…
  • Jun 24

    IRS Targeting Scandal: Citizens United, Lois Lerner And The $20M Tax Saga That Won’t Go Away

    IRS Targeting Scandal: Citizens United, Lois Lerner And The $20M Tax Saga That Won’t Go Away
    In 2013, then Acting Director of Exempt Organizations at IRS, Lois Lerner, apologized to a room of tax lawyers for the IRS's inappropriate targeting of conservative political groups. Her comments set off a chain of events that would slash IRS…
Rank this Week: 79

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
  • Jun 22

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Britton v. Brown

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Britton v. Brown
    CIVIL – PARTITION DA 15-0488, 2016 MT 155N, HELEN L. BRITTON and JOHN R. BRITTON, or their Successors, as TRUSTEES OF THE BRITTON JOINT TRUST, Plaintiffs, Counterclaim Defendants and Appellees, v. ELISE C. BROWN, Defendant, Counterclaim…
  • Jun 22

    OPINION: Marriage of Healy

    OPINION: Marriage of Healy
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0504, 2016 MT 154, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: STEPHANIE G. HEALY, Petitioner and Appellee, v. JOHN P. HEALY, Respondent and Appellant.
  • Jun 22

    OPINION: Missoula v. Tye

    OPINION: Missoula v. Tye
    CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 15-0564, 2016 MT 153, CITY OF MISSOULA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIEANA MARIE TYE, Defendant and Appellant.
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

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    A Business Reason to Avoid Foodborne Illnesse

    A Business Reason to Avoid Foodborne Illnesse
    For the last 20 plus years at food safety conferences around the world, I have primarily pitched the moral reason not to poison customers.  With 48,000,000 sickened each year, 125,000... Continue Reading
  • Jun 18

    Frozen Vegetables Recalled World-Wide

    Frozen Vegetables Recalled World-Wide
    National Frozen Foods Corporation is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,... Continue…
  • Jun 14

    “Let them eat Cake” – Oregonian

    “Let them eat Cake” – Oregonian
    The Willamette Week reports that the Oregonian has begun rebuilding its staff—it welcomed three new reporters in the past couple of weeks—and newsroom morale after years of buyouts. But one feel-good... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 82

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
  • Jun 24

    #TDOA16: Messages From the Front Lines for Trans Justice

    #TDOA16: Messages From the Front Lines for Trans Justice
    On this Trans Day of Action, we celebrate the strength and amplify the voices of trans activists of color. Today is Trans Day of Action. In New York City, people are gathering in Washington Square Park this afternoon. They’ll march…
  • Jun 24

    Congress: Protect Every American’s Right to Vote this November

    Congress: Protect Every American’s Right to Vote this November
    In an election year marred by racial tension, Congress must revitalize the Voting Rights Act This piece originally appeared on Huffington Post.   This year, we will hold the first presidential election in 50 years without the full…
  • Jun 17

    New CIA Torture Documents Confirm Chilling Details of Khaled El-Masri’s 'Kafka-esque' Ordeal

    New CIA Torture Documents Confirm Chilling Details of Khaled El-Masri&rsquo;s 'Kafka-esque' Ordeal
    New details on El-Masri’s unlawful rendition and detention reveal staggering levels of CIA abuse and incompetence. After being mistakenly abducted in Macedonia and detained in a secret CIA prison in Afghanistan, Khaled El-Masri told his…
Rank this Week: 83

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Two Kinds of Pluralism and the Future of Affirmative Action

    Two Kinds of Pluralism and the Future of Affirmative Action
    Fisher v. Texas II, decided this week in a startling opinion by Justice Kennedy for a 4-3 majority of a short-handed Court, will not end the controversy—or the litigation—over affirmative action in American higher education,…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit, the Populist Moment, and Trust

    Brexit, the Populist Moment, and Trust
    The stunning Brexit vote showed all too clearly a chasm between elite and mass opinion, something that has always fascinated me, at least when it comes to democracies.  How do such splits happen in political systems that have regular and…
  • Jun 24

    The Isle of Constitutional Radicalism

    The Isle of Constitutional Radicalism
    The story told until recent years about the "unwritten" British Constitution was a charming paradox. On the one hand, the lack of a written Constitution there meant that the law could adapt much more easily to crises or changing…
Rank this Week: 84

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
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    &ldquo;How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?&rdquo;
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
  • Jun 6

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure
    Chapter 13 is widely known as the fastest and most effective legal action you can use to stop a foreclosure – even a foreclosure scheduled for the next few days. In this video, I explain how Chapter 13 works and why you can feel…
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
Rank this Week: 85

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    July/August 2016 Issue of AALL Spectrum

    July/August 2016 Issue of AALL Spectrum
    The July/August 2016 issue of AALL Spectrum, a monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries, is available. From the Editor's Note: "This issue of AALL Spectrum highlights 'best practices' in a variety of operational…
  • Jun 22

    Most Recent Issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

    Most Recent Issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice
    The most recent issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, an open access, peer reviewed journal that is published quarterly and hosted at the University of Alberta.Articles that caught my attention include:Library Assessment…
  • Jun 21

    Edinburgh Law Review Wins British Legal Journal of the Year Award

    Edinburgh Law Review Wins British Legal Journal of the Year Award
    The Edinburgh Law Review has won the 2016 Legal Journals Award given out by the British and Irish Association of Law Libraries (BIALL).In presenting the award, Karen Palmer, President of BIALL, said: "This year’s winning title stood out…
Rank this Week: 86

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jun 23

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today deadlocked 4-4 in the case challenging President Obama's deferred action plan for certain unauthorized immigrants, or DAPA. The Court's ruling in United States v. Texas…
  • Jun 23

    United States Supreme Court in Fisher II: UT Affirmative Action Plan Constitutional

    United States Supreme Court in Fisher II: UT Affirmative Action Plan Constitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law On Fisher's second trip to the Court, the United States Supreme Court has found that the affirmative action plan of the University of Texas did not violate the...
  • Jun 20

    Cleveland RNC Convention Protest Zone Challenged

    Cleveland RNC Convention Protest Zone Challenged
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law On behalf of Citizens for Trump, the ACLU has filed a complaint against the City of Cleveland for its Event Zone Permit Regulations, arguing that the regulations…
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • Jun 26

    Birth of a Nation: The Book

    Birth of a Nation: The Book
    We're all eagerly awaiting the release this fall of Nate Parker's movie, Birth of A Nation. Now Simon and Schuster has an announcement up on their website about a companion book to the movie -- Birth of a Nation: Nat...
  • Jun 24

    Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley
    Has passed away:
  • Jun 24

    South Texas Law Changes Name To Houston College Of Law

    South Texas Law Changes Name To Houston College Of Law
    The presser is here. Dean Leonard Baynes of the University of Houston Law worries about brand confusion here. The ABA Journal tacitly accepts US News as the official law school ranking organization in its headline here.
Rank this Week: 88

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Jun 26

    Brennan Center Report on “Dark Money” in State Election

    Brennan Center Report on “Dark Money” in State Election
    The Brennan Center today issued a this report outside spending in six states, finding that “on average, only 29 percent of outside spending was fully transparent in 2014 in the states we examined, sharply down from 76 percent in…
  • Jun 26

    A Modern-Day Poll Tax?

    A Modern-Day Poll Tax?
    Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX) makes the argument regarding ID laws in Texas and other states. … Continue reading →
  • Jun 26

    “Records Reveal Little Advance Word to Officials on Voting-Rights Move”

    “Records Reveal Little Advance Word to Officials on Voting-Rights Move”
    The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports on what documents from its state FOIA request reveal about the lead-up to Governor McAuliffe’s restoration of felons’ voting rights. … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 89

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Motorcyclist Killed in Laguna Niguel Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Laguna Niguel Crash
    Victor Webb, 23, was killed in a Laguna Niguel motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred the night of June 20, 2016 at the intersection of Alicia Parkway and Niguel Road.…
  • Jun 20

    Fullerton Car Accident Proves Fatal for Pedestrian

    Fullerton Car Accident Proves Fatal for Pedestrian
    Jessica Rangel, 21, was killed in a Fullerton car accident after a pickup truck struck her as she was crossing the street. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian collision occurred the night of June 14,…
  • Jun 6

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident in the San Fernando Valley

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident in the San Fernando Valley
    Steven Joseph Vega, 29, was killed in a motorcycle accident in the San Fernando Valley, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred at the…
Rank this Week: 90