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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/
  • Dec 6

    Insider Trading - Is The Law Now Clear?

    Insider Trading - Is The Law Now Clear?
    As co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg noted here, the Supreme Court issued an opinion today in Salman v. United States resolving an issue related to insider trading. But is the law really clear now, as some claim (see here)? It would appear...
  • Dec 6

    Supremes Go With the Ninth Circuit on Insider Trading

    Supremes Go With the Ninth Circuit on Insider Trading
    Salman is in. Newman is out. Justice Alito writes the opinion for an 8-0 Court. Here is the opinion in Salman v. United States. (wisenberg)
  • Dec 2

    Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.

    Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.
    Readers of this Blog are no doubt familiar with United States v. Reddy Annappareddy, the District of Maryland case in which a guilty verdict was overturned (and new trial granted) with the grudging, belated concurrence of government…
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/
  • Dec 6

    Burton files bill to end Class C arrests like Sandra Bland'

    Burton files bill to end Class C arrests like Sandra Bland'
    Texas State Sen. Konni Burton today filed SB 271, which would eliminate most arrests for Class C misdemeanors like the one that triggered Sandra Bland's arrest, incarceration, and ultimate demise. As Grits emphasized over the weekend speaking…
  • Dec 6

    Underfunded police pensions plague big Texas citie

    Underfunded police pensions plague big Texas citie
    Texas police and fire pensions in the big cities are a mess the Legislature is ill-prepared to deal with in the coming 85th session. The cost of a possible bailout is too large to consider, but other alternatives require ignoring fundamental…
  • Dec 4

    Municipal court revenue stayed high though traffic tickets, warrants, plummeted

    Municipal court revenue stayed high though traffic tickets, warrants, plummeted
    Grits has remarked in the past that the number of traffic tickets given by Texas law enforcement has precipitously dropped in recent years. Nobody knows for sure the reasons for these reductions in tickets and warrants, though the Austin…
Rank this Week: 47

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    New Issue: Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé

    New Issue: Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé
    The latest issue of the Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé (Vol. 93, no. 4, 2016) is out. Contents include:D. Rezai Shaghaji, L'émergence des obligations erga omnes de protection des droits humains découlant…
  • Dec 6

    New Issue: Netherlands Quarterly of Human Right

    New Issue: Netherlands Quarterly of Human Right
    The latest issue of the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights (Vol. 34, no. 4, 2016) is out. Contents include: Y. Donders, Defending the Human Rights Defenders M. Neglia, The UNGPs – Five Years On: From Consensus to Divergence in…
  • Dec 6

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2016, no. 5) is out. This is a special issue on "Latin America (Vol. 2)." The table of contents is here.
Rank this Week: 48

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 6

    60 Minutes on ADA Drive-By Lawsuit

    60 Minutes on ADA Drive-By Lawsuit
    On Sunday Anderson Cooper at CBS “60 Minutes” covered one of our favorite issues: the way lawyers and clients sue retail businesses by the dozens or hundreds over defects in ADA accessibility compliance and then cash in the…
  • Dec 5

    “The State of American Criminal Justice”

    “The State of American Criminal Justice”
    All-day Cato conference tomorrow (register or watch online) has a line-up that includes attorney Ken White, civil libertarian Harvey Silverglate, Judge Shira Scheindlin, and Families Against Mandatory Minimums vice president Kevin Ring, with…
  • Dec 5

    Free speech roundup

    Free speech roundup
    Tomorrow (Tues., Dec. 6) Cato Digital presents panel discussion “Free Speech in the Age of Trump” with Flemming Rose, Nick Gillespie, and Kat Murti [register or watch live online] Eventually, Supreme Court will have to consider a…
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/
  • Dec 6

    When Past Is Not Prologue: The Weakness of the Economic Evidence Against Health Insurance Merger

    When Past Is Not Prologue: The Weakness of the Economic Evidence Against Health Insurance Merger
    I just posted a new ICLE white paper, co-authored with former ICLE Associate Director, Ben Sperry: When Past Is Not Prologue: The Weakness of the Economic Evidence Against Health Insurance Mergers. Yesterday the hearing in the DOJ’s…
  • Dec 5

    Reconfirming Jessica Rosenwercel as an FCC Commissioner Would Undermine Internet Freedom

    Reconfirming Jessica Rosenwercel as an FCC Commissioner Would Undermine Internet Freedom
    The Senate should not reconfirm Jessica Rosenworcel to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in order to allow the Trump Administration to usher in needed reforms in the critical area of communications policy. As documented by the Free…
  • Dec 5

    What’s next for the pharmaceutical industry?

    What’s next for the pharmaceutical industry?
    On November 9, pharmaceutical stocks soared as Donald Trump’s election victory eased concerns about government intervention in drug pricing. Shares of Pfizer rose 8.5%, Allergan PLC was up 8%, and biotech Celgene jumped 10.4%. Drug…
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/
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/
  • Dec 6

    Chavis on Stop and Frisk

    Chavis on Stop and Frisk
    Kami Chavis (Wake Forest University Law School) has posted The Legacy of Stop and Frisk: Addressing the Vestiges of a Violent Police Culture (Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 49, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the introduction to...
  • Dec 6

    Scott-Hayward & Williamson on Post-Custody Supervision in Ireland

    Scott-Hayward & Williamson on Post-Custody Supervision in Ireland
    Christine S. Scott-Hayward and David Williamson (California State University, Long Beach - School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Management and Trinity College (Dublin)) have posted Post-Custody Supervision in Ireland: From…
  • Dec 6

    Delgado & Stefancic on Police, Policing, and Mass Incarceration

    Delgado & Stefancic on Police, Policing, and Mass Incarceration
    Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic (University of Alabama - School of Law and University of Alabama - School of Law) have posted Critical Perspectives on Police, Policing, and Mass Incarceration (104 Geo. L. J. 1531 (2016)) on SSRN. Here…
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
  • Dec 6

    LifeTech v. Promega Oral Arguments: What is a ‘Substantial Portion’ of the Component

    LifeTech v. Promega Oral Arguments: What is a ‘Substantial Portion’ of the Component
    by Dennis Crouch Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. (Supreme Court 2016) [LifeTechTranscript] Today the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in LifeTech v. Promega. The case focuses on the statutory interpretation of 35 U.S.C.…
  • Dec 6

    Samsung v. Apple: Design Patent Damages May be Limited to Component

    Samsung v. Apple: Design Patent Damages May be Limited to Component
    by Dennis Crouch Samsung v. Apple (Supreme Court 2016) In a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Sotomayor, the Supreme Court has reversed the Federal Circuit in this important design patent damages case.  Although the case offers hope…
  • Dec 5

    Top Patent Law Stories of 2016

    Top Patent Law Stories of 2016
    If you miss my patent law year-in-review talk in Snowmass on January 6, do not worry – Patent Docs authors Donald Zuhn, Kevin Noonan, and Michael Borella will be offering their 10th annual live webinar on the “Top Patent…
Rank this Week: 53

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Dec 6

    3 Count: Ugly Appeal

    3 Count: Ugly Appeal
    Jay Z and Timbaland hit back in Big Pimpin appeal, furniture site operators arrested over copyright and trademark infringement and more! The post 3 Count: Ugly Appeal appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Dec 5

    How to Register a DMCA Agent Using the New System

    How to Register a DMCA Agent Using the New System
    The new DMCA agent registration system is live at the U.S. Copyright Office. Here's how to register your site or service and get protected! The post How to Register a DMCA Agent Using the New System appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Dec 5

    3 Count: YouTube Silence

    3 Count: YouTube Silence
    YouTuber sued over public domain episodes of the Andy Griffith Show, another dodges a site blockade in Italy and The Game Awards are muted... by YouTube. The post 3 Count: YouTube Silence appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 54

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Gault at 50

    Gault at 50
    My colleague Wally Mlyniec notes in an email to the Georgetown University Law Center's faculty, in part in reference to the Georgetown clinic he led for many year:Today marks a significant day in American jurisprudence and an especially…
  • Dec 6

    Symposium and Lecture Commemorates SFC Milsom

    Symposium and Lecture Commemorates SFC Milsom
    Cambridge University’s release on the symposium and lecture, by David Ibbetson, at the Centre for English Legal History, on the great legal historian S.F.C. Milsom (1923-2016)  is here.  The same release notes that the event…
  • Dec 6

    Democratic Constitutionalism: An ICH Seminar

    Democratic Constitutionalism: An ICH Seminar
    [We're moving this post up, as the deadline of December 10, 2016 is fast approaching!]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce “Democratic Constitutionalism,"  another seminar for advanced graduate students…
Rank this Week: 55

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: 56

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: 57

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Dec 5

    Regionalization as a Blessing  or as a Curse? The EU and International Criminal Justice

    Regionalization as a Blessing  or as a Curse? The EU and International Criminal Justice
    by Carsten Stahn by Carsten Stahn [Carsten Stahn is Professor of International Criminal Law and Global Justice at Leiden University and Programme Director of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of…
  • Dec 2

    Contextualizing the Debate on First Strike

    Contextualizing the Debate on First Strike
    by Charles Kels by Charles Kels [Charles Kels is a major in the U.S. Air Force. His views do not reflect those of the Air Force or Department of Defense.] The fascinating and edifying debate between Adil Haque (see here, here, here, and here)…
  • Nov 30

    The Corrosive Risks of Lawless Leadership

    The Corrosive Risks of Lawless Leadership
    by Geoffrey Corn by Geoffrey Corn [Geoffrey S. Corn is Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law Houston in Houston Texas. Prior to joining the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty in 2005, Professor Corn served in the U.S. Army…
Rank this Week: 58

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Tomayto, Tomahto

    Tomayto, Tomahto
    Potayto (via FoIB Jeff M):"Newly issued federal data shows that North Carolina has among the highest health insurance costs under the [ObamaTax] ... North Carolinians covered by the ACA receive some of the nation’s highest subsidies per…
  • Dec 6

    Up, up and away!

    Up, up and away!
    As we inch closer to Winter Christmas break, many students are planning international journeys. Some will be strictly for fun (think ski trips in the Alps) while others will begin studies abroad. Our friends at Global Underwriters remind us…
  • Dec 5

    UnAffordable Health "Care"

    UnAffordable Health "Care"
    Years ago, my parents bought a small piece of property. I don't recall the particulars, but it was part of a larger parcel which was divvied up. The idea was that property always increases in value, so it was a "safe" investment. Problem was,…
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/
  • Dec 5

    Phil-Am recalls smoked fish after state issues botulism warning

    Phil-Am recalls smoked fish after state issues botulism warning
    Two days after New York officials posted a consumer alert warning about possible contamination of Phil-Am smoked mackerel the New Jersey-based Phil-Am Trading Inc. posted a recall with the FDA stating the fish could cause botulism poisoning.…
  • Dec 5

    Hawaii seeks to update food safety regs following outbreak

    Hawaii seeks to update food safety regs following outbreak
    In the wake of two foodborne illness outbreaks, Hawaii began a week of public hearings on revisions to its food code on Monday. Also on Monday, state officials cleared a seaweed grower-shipper whose products were linked to one of the…
  • Dec 5

    Animal activists flood the comment zone before deadline

    Animal activists flood the comment zone before deadline
    Individuals and animal activists’ organizations were swarming the government comment site, regulations.gov yesterday over proposed new guidelines about labeling claims made about how animals are raised. Monday was the deadline for…
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/
  • Dec 5

    2d Circuit Holds That Employees Have Right To Union Representative Before Consenting To Drug Test

    2d Circuit Holds That Employees Have Right To Union Representative Before Consenting To Drug Test
    Although unreported, Manhatten Beer v. NLRB, ____F.3d____(2d Cir. Nov. 16, 2016), may turn out to be a significant decision concerning Weingarten rights. With very little analysis, the court stated: Here, the Board reasonably construed the…
  • Nov 22

    Excessive Absenteeism Disqualifies Individual For Unemployment

    Excessive Absenteeism Disqualifies Individual For Unemployment
    Matter of Mead v. Commissioner of Labor, ___A.D.3d___(3d Dep't. Nov. 21, 2016) is an interesting case. The case holds that an individual who is excessively absent can be disqualified for unemployment, reasoning: Excessive absenteeism, which…
  • Nov 22

    Education Secretary Calls on States to Abolish Corporal Punishment in School

    Education Secretary Calls on States to Abolish Corporal Punishment in School
    Corporal punishment, believe it or not, is still legal in 22 states. Corporal punishment involves hitting students for the purpose of punishment. This practice was upheld by the Supreme Court in the early 1980s. Now, Eduation Secretary King…
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/
  • Dec 6

    Permanent Disbarment: Prosecutor Got Signed Saints Hat, Bikes, Clothes And Cash

    Permanent Disbarment: Prosecutor Got Signed Saints Hat, Bikes, Clothes And Cash
    A former assistant district attorney has been permanently disbarred by the Louisiana Supreme Court for his participation in a scheme to profit from favorable treatment in drunk driving matters In order to qualify for the “immediate 894…
  • Dec 6

    A "Special Circumstance" Exception To Privity Requirement In Legal Malpractice Case

    A &quot;Special Circumstance&quot; Exception To Privity Requirement In Legal Malpractice Case
    The dismissal of portions of a legal malpractice claim has been reversed by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department Defendant Pryor Cashman LLP represented nonparty David Lichtenstein in a transaction in which…
  • Dec 6

    Disbarment Proposed For Attorney Who Claimed Earlier Order Was Invalid

    Disbarment Proposed For Attorney Who Claimed Earlier Order Was Invalid
    The California State Bar Court Review Department has recommended disbarment of an attorney who failed to comply with an earlier discipline order. Reiner appeals. He contends that Reiner I is invalid and unlawful, and that, therefore, so is…
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

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: 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
  • Dec 5

    LuLaRoe Review: Bad “Business”

    LuLaRoe Review: Bad “Business”
    LuLaRoe leggings have become popular, and therefore the multi-level marketing (MLM) “business” of LuLaRoe has taken off. I’ve said over and over that multi-level marketing is not a business because more than 99% of…
  • Dec 1

    Suing Auditors for Malpractice (And Winning!)

    Suing Auditors for Malpractice (And Winning!)
    Winning a case against an auditing firm when there is a sizeable fraud (such as the Koss Corp. embezzlement) or the collapse of a Ponzi scheme (such as the Bernie Madoff case) is not easy. Simply because there is a fraud, a business failure,…
  • Nov 29

    Divorce Financials: Analyzing Income Tax Return

    Divorce Financials: Analyzing Income Tax Return
    Income tax returns are an important piece of financial information in a divorce or child support case. There is so much information that can be obtained from the tax returns, and if we have several years of data, we can make comparisons from…
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/
  • Dec 5

    Supreme Court Preview -- Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp.

    Supreme Court Preview -- Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp.
    By Andrew Williams -- On Tuesday, December 6, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments regarding the interpretation of 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(1), with the pertinent section highlighted: Whoever without authority supplies or causes to be…
  • Dec 4

    IPR Update -- Is Reviewability of Time-Bar Institution Decisions Headed En Banc?

    IPR Update -- Is Reviewability of Time-Bar Institution Decisions Headed En Banc?
    By Andrew Williams -- "It appears to me that en banc consideration is warranted." -- Judge Taranto (concurring in Click-To-Call Technologies, LP v. Oracle Corp.). "I write separately, however, to note that I believe the Supreme Court's…
  • Dec 4

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference &amp; CLE Calendar
    December 6, 2016 - "From Chevron to Cuozzo: Practical Impacts of Administrative Law on PTO Proceedings" (Federal Circuit Bar Association) - Boston, MA December 8, 2016 - "Means-Plus-Function Patent Claims After Williamson: Navigating the New…
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/
  • Dec 6

    Today&#039;s Headlines and Commentary

    Today&amp;#039;s Headlines and Commentary
    Iraqi forces pushed deeper into southeastern Mosul today in an effort to gain ground after weeks of slow fighting, the AP reports. The Ninth Armored Division launched a new assault to take the hospital in Mosul’s Salam neighborhood,…
  • Dec 6

    Regarding the Report of the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity…

    Regarding the Report of the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity…
    As many Lawfare readers know, I was honored to be one of 12 members of President Obama’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.  We turned in our final report to the White House on Thursday, December 1, and it was released…
  • Dec 6

    Evolving Standards of Dual Citizenship

    Evolving Standards of Dual Citizenship
    PDF version A review of Peter Spiro's At Home in Two Countries (NYU Press, 2016). *** In At Home in Two Countries, Peter Spiro provides a detailed account of the largely untold history of dual citizenship in the United States. The…
Rank this Week: 68

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Dec 5

    A Tax on Outsourcing

    A Tax on Outsourcing
    This is the latest from Donald Trump: The U.S. is going to substantialy reduce taxes and regulations on businesses, but any business that leaves our country for another country, fires its employees, builds a new factory or plant in the...
  • Dec 5

    Can All the Global Governance Regimes Get Along?

    Can All the Global Governance Regimes Get Along?
    What will happen if some global governance regimes try to assert their authority over other regimes? This is from a paper by Lukasz Gruszczynski: The current language of the [Framework Convention on Tobacco Control] does not provide any…
  • Dec 5

    Call for Papers: 2017 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, Taipei, Taiwan

    Call for Papers: 2017 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, Taipei, Taiwan
    This is from Pasha Hsieh: Call for Papers: 2017 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, Taipei, Taiwan The Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law will hold the ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum on May 19-20, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan,…
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/
  • Dec 6

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

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

    Mardi Gras bead dogs live

    Mardi Gras bead dogs live
    At least the trademark registration does.  Remember the Mardi Gras bead dog case, Nola Spice, in which the PTO accidentally accepted a Section 15 incontestability statement during the pendency of an appeal of an order cancelling the…
  • Dec 2

    ... and the Best Title of the Year award goes to Mark Lemley

    ... and the Best Title of the Year award goes to Mark Lemley
    Inventor Sued for Infringing His Own Patent. You Won't Believe What Happened NextMark A. Lemley Stanford Law SchoolNovember 30, 2016http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
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/
  • Dec 6

    The price of airline ticket

    The price of airline ticket
    Folks interested in my post earlier today about United's decision effectively to charge for using the overhead bin may also be interested in this: Until the late 1970's, the federal Civil Aeronautics Board pretty much set the routes and…
  • Dec 6

    Wells Fargo using forced arbitration clauses to avoid suit over its sham account

    Wells Fargo using forced arbitration clauses to avoid suit over its sham account
    The New York Times reports that Wells Fargo "has sought to kill lawsuits that its customers have filed over the creation of as many as two million sham accounts by moving the cases into private arbitration." The full article is...
  • Dec 6

    Charging for putting a bag in the overhead bin

    Charging for putting a bag in the overhead bin
    United Airlines is charging consumers for putting a bag in the overhead bin. Oh, wait, United is not really charging extra, it's just creating a level of service called "Basic Economy," in which the consumer pays the lowest fare but...
Rank this Week: 72

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: 73

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 74

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/
  • Dec 1

    Has the NRDC Gone Hollywood?

    Has the NRDC Gone Hollywood?
    NRDC's Hinerfeld: "They win lawsuits." Several years ago, I wrote "Has the NRDC Gone Hollywood?" at the request of Environmental Protection Magazine, where I had a bi-monthly column and feature commitment. Based on my trip…
  • Nov 30

    JDH, Jr. 1933

    JDH, Jr. 1933
    John Daniel Hull, II. 1900 - 1988. My grandfather--always a class act. I spent most of his last 15 or so Thanksgivings with him in Missouri with just him & my grandmother Alene, who died at 102. J. Dan had...
  • Nov 30

    Consciousness.

    Consciousness.
    Good morning, fellow American workers. Now in our 228th year of America. Which free speech, expression and ideas can I have today? Is there a list?...
Rank this Week: 75

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
  • Nov 30

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016
    State v. Mayes DA 15-0371 2016 MT 305 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Nov 30

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016
    Estate of A.H.E. DA 16-0304 2016 MT 315N Civil – Guardian/Conservator State v. R. Kampf DA 15-0570 2016 MT 314N Criminal – Justice Court Appeal McCrorie v. Franz DA 16-0046 2016 MT 313N Civil – Injunction Wiggins v.…
  • Nov 23

    OPINIONS – November 22, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 22, 2016
    Estate of Brock DA 15-0800 2016 MT 304N Civil – Probate State v. Coulter DA 15-0587 2016 MT 303N Criminal – Sexual Assault Byorth et al. v. USAA DA 16-0013 2016 MT 302 Civil – Breach of Contract J C Moodie v. Deck DA 16-0051…
Rank this Week: 76

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Public Health Doing Its Job is Legal

    Public Health Doing Its Job is Legal
    Today the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the December 15, 2015, District Court dismissal of a lawsuit brought by tomato grower, Seaside Farm, Inc.  Seaside alleged that the Food and... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer
    From the Safe Food People at NC State – “Well Done” For Immediate Release December 1, 2016 Ben Chapman  |  919.515.8099 Matt Shipman  |  919.515.6386 Front-line staff, such as servers…
  • Dec 2

    Oysters Strike – Again

    Oysters Strike – Again
    Vancouver Island Health says norovirus is likely to blame after more than 100 people who ate raw oysters in Tofino earlier this month fell ill. Roughly 120 people, many of whom... 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/
  • Dec 6

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?
    Rewire (Dec. 6, 2016): Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights? by Jessica Mason Pieklo: One of the most interesting aspects of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt was the Supreme Court's willingness to scrutinize…
  • Dec 2

    Ireland compensates woman forced to travel to Britain for an abortion

    Ireland compensates woman forced to travel to Britain for an abortion
    Guardian (November 30, 2016): Ireland compensates woman forced to travel to Britain for an abortion, by Henry McDonald: Ireland has offered Amanda Jane Mellet 30,000 euros as compensation for denying her access to abortion. Earlier this year,…
  • Dec 1

    HHS Nominee Tom Price, A Step Backwards for Reproductive Health

    HHS Nominee Tom Price, A Step Backwards for Reproductive Health
    Atlantic (November 30, 2016): Tom Price: 'Not One Woman' Struggled to Afford Birth Control, by Olga Khazan: The New York Times has suggested that Donald Trump's nomination of Tom Price for secretary of the Department of Health and Human…
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/
  • Dec 6

    Jevic and the Supreme

    Jevic and the Supreme
    My own conflicted thoughts on Jevic, over at Dealb%k.
  • Nov 30

    ABA Journal Blawg 100!

    ABA Journal Blawg 100!
    Credit Slips is honored to have been selected as part of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100, their annual list of the top 100 blogs about law and lawyering. It is our second year in a row for inclusion on the...
  • Nov 28

    Homestead Proceeds in Bankruptcy

    Homestead Proceeds in Bankruptcy
    California's tiered homestead exemption protects a debtor's dwelling to the extent of $75,000, $100,000, or $175,000, depending upon the debtor's status, protects a like amount of proceeds of an execution sale of the homestead for six months…
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

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 82

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
  • Dec 6

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do
    Much has been written on this site and others about the information you need to gather to help your lawyer prepare your Chapter 13 case. You have also learned about mistakes to avoid during the weeks and months prior to your Chapter 13…
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
  • Oct 14

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has issued an order establishing some procedures in the wake of the massive flooding in the district. Hurricane Matthew has unleashed unprecedented flooding over many parts of…
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/
  • Dec 6

    What the New Majority Will Do – And How They Will Do It

    What the New Majority Will Do – And How They Will Do It
    David Super     This is my third of three posts on congressional procedure.  As explained in my previous post, reconciliation provides a ready vehicle for congressional Republicans to enact a radical fiscal agenda…
  • Dec 5

    How Reconciliation Works: What it Can and Cannot Do

    How Reconciliation Works: What it Can and Cannot Do
    David Super     After President Reagan demonstrated the enormous, underappreciated power of reconciliation to pass unpopular legislation, the Senate imposed stricter constraints on what reconciliation bills could…
  • Dec 4

    Bobbitt vs. Jaffer on Drone Strike

    Bobbitt vs. Jaffer on Drone Strike
    Philip Bobbitt, who to my mind does not enter the lists often enough, has a very insightful review of Jameel Jaffer's book on drone strikes up on the Just Security website.  Jaffer is not too happy with Bobbitt's review, and his reply is…
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/
  • Nov 23

    Two Women Killed in Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Two Women Killed in Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    Two female pedestrians were killed and two others were critically injured when a silver Mustang GT struck a streetlight and fire hydrant in Echo Park. According to a KTLA news report, the deadly crash occurred the morning of November 20, 2016…
  • Nov 23

    Child Suffers Injuries in Orange County Freeway Accident

    Child Suffers Injuries in Orange County Freeway Accident
    A child suffered facial injuries after being struck by a large metal object on the 57 Freeway. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the afternoon of November 19, 2016 on the southbound 57 Freeway…
  • Nov 21

    Four Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident

    Four Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident
    Four people including two young children were seriously injured in a two-vehicle car accident in South Los Angeles. According to a City News Service report, the incident occurred the afternoon of November 17, 2016 in the 300 block of West…
Rank this Week: 86

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature
    Bronwyn Guiton, Senior Librarian at the B.C. Ministry of Justice, and Lindsay Tripp, Copyright Librarian at Vancouver-area Langara College, have assembled a small Canadian primer on grey literature in a recent tip column for the Slaw.ca…
  • Dec 6

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a brief article about the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (December 6):"The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women…
  • Dec 4

    Favourite Songs about the Law

    Favourite Songs about the Law
    The Law Library of Congress polled its staff in Washington, D.C. to find out "their favo[u]rite songs about the law or that somehow relate to law".In the first blog post about the results, Betty Lupinacci describes results that are rock or…
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/
  • Dec 6

    U.Mass. Receives Full ABA Approval

    U.Mass. Receives Full ABA Approval
    The U.Mass. Law community is pleased to announce that the school has received full ABA approval. For more information, see the press release.
  • Dec 5

    Photography and Evidence

    Photography and Evidence
    The Public Image is a new book by my Northwestern colleague Robert Hariman (and his coauthor John Louis Lucaites). Of interest to lawyers and law professors is the discussion of the reliability of photography and the problem of fraudulent…
  • Dec 5

    With 13th, Netflix May Be Relaxing Its Streaming Policy a Little, Which is Good for Educator

    With 13th, Netflix May Be Relaxing Its Streaming Policy a Little, Which is Good for Educator
    Hi - I'm excited to be guest blogging this month about a few topics that I find engaging. I hope they are also relevant to many of you. Thank you to the moderators for this opportunity. Like many people, I...
Rank this Week: 88

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: 89

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Dec 5

    Daily Read: The Equal Protection Argument for Allocation of Votes in the Electoral College

    Daily Read: The Equal Protection Argument for Allocation of Votes in the Electoral College
    ConLawProf Lawrence Lessig has a terrific post sharing arguments that the present "winner take all" rule (in all but 2 states) for allocating electoral votes violates the Equal Protection Clause. As an orientation for assessing the…
  • Dec 2

    Measuring Scalia-Ness in Trump's List for the Supreme Court

    Measuring Scalia-Ness in Trump's List for the Supreme Court
    Check out this study that measures candidates on President-Elect Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees for how close they are to Justice Scalia. From the abstract: This study proposes three empirical measures of what made Justice…
  • Dec 2

    UPDATED: Does Jill Stein Have Standing to Petition for a Recount in Michigan?

    UPDATED: Does Jill Stein Have Standing to Petition for a Recount in Michigan?
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School It depends on what "aggrieved" means, according to the Trump team in its filing yesterday in opposition to Stein's recount petition. Under Michigan law, a candidate can petition for a…
Rank this Week: 90