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Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    RIP Richard Strafer

    RIP Richard Strafer
    RIP Richard Strafer.What a tragedy. Richard was a friend. A really great guy. Brilliant lawyer. He could spot a great issue and crank out a 50-page perfect brief faster than anyone I knew. Here's the DBR obit:Miami criminal appellate lawyer…
  • Jul 20

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting
    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting in DC. That's Judge Bill Pryor and Judge Charles Breyer.Judges Pryor and Breyer start new USSC tradition! #SeersuckerDay pic.twitter.com/GY2Xte4TzS— SentencingCommission (@TheUSSCgov) July 19, 2017
  • Jul 19

    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a GoT quote

    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a GoT quote
    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a Game of Thrones quote.  And it's Tyrion Lannister, Hand of Daenerys Targaryen.  Looks like she was watching the premier with the rest of us on Sunday night.  Here's the intro:“A…
Rank this Week: 42

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 49

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

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

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 43

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 40

WUSL Admissions Blogs

WUSL Admissions Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.law.widener.edu/admissionsmain
  • Feb 12

    Are you thinking about going to law school?

    Are you thinking about going to law school?
    If you are thinking about going to law school and entering the legal profession, then I invite you to follow me on our Admissions Blogs.  Not too long ago, I was sitting in your seat.  I remember anxiously awaiting my LSAT score,…
  • Dec 5

    Law School Application Process – The Basic

    Law School Application Process – The Basic
    Travel season is over and I am back in the office! One request that pops up time and time again when I interact with prospective law students is to describe the overall application process to law school. Here are the basics: First and…
  • Sep 9

    Am I Ready? – Thoughts from 1L Darryl Green

    Am I Ready? – Thoughts from 1L Darryl Green
    The start of law school can be daunting. 1L Darryl Green weighs in on preparing for the great undertaking:   As the days get crossed off my calendar, I find myself getting closer and closer to my law school’s orientation week.…
Rank this Week: 46

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 44

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 61

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/
Rank this Week: 63

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 22

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Nick Allard (Dean, Brooklyn) : The California Bar Exam Is The Tip Of The Lawyer Licensing Iceberg On Three Year Anniversary Of Dan Markel's Murder, Wheels Of Justice Continue To Turn Slowly Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine) & Kellye Testy…
  • Jul 22

    Do Taxes Affect Marriage? Lessons From History

    Do Taxes Affect Marriage? Lessons From History
    Edward G. Fox (NYU), Do Taxes Affect Marriage? Lessons from History: This Article investigates the effect of taxes on marriage formation using a natural experiment generated by the income tax’s halting movement from individual taxation of…
  • Jul 22

    ABA Censures Texas Southern Law School Following Gender Discrimination Complaint By Associate Dean

    ABA Censures Texas Southern Law School Following Gender Discrimination Complaint By Associate Dean
    ABA, Public Notice of Council Decision to Censure Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshal School of Law and Direct it to Take Remedial Action (Standards 104, 205(b)) ABA, Public Notice of Council Decision to Direct Texas Southern…
Rank this Week: 53

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: 69

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Blogging for learning and networking for legal tech entrepreneur

    Blogging for learning and networking for legal tech entrepreneur
    Spending four days this week at AALL (American Association of Law Libraries) I was blown away by the amount of legal tech driving the law. I was also struck again by legal tech companies failure to use Internet engagement to learn, to…
  • Jul 13

    Will I see you at the AALL Annual Conference in Austin?

    Will I see you at the AALL Annual Conference in Austin?
    I’ll be attending the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Conference and Meeting in Austin this Sunday through Tuesday. A couple of my friends and legal industry leaders, Bob Ambrogi and Ed Walters, have mentioned more…
  • Jul 11

    Can you blog on Facebook?

    Can you blog on Facebook?
    Facebook is a great place for publishing. Clean mobile interface, easy to key in content (even with my thumbs) and a built in audience for engagement. There’s also no intimidation factor. When you open Facebook, free flow thinking is…
Rank this Week: 55

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Fatal Rollover Crash on the 14 Freeway

    Fatal Rollover Crash on the 14 Freeway
    Two children, ages 1 and 8, were killed in a rollover accident and three others sustained major injuries. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred on the northbound side of the 14 Freeway near Acton near the Red Rover Mine Road…
  • Jul 14

    Five Teens Injured after Car Hits Pedestrians in Santa Ana

    Five Teens Injured after Car Hits Pedestrians in Santa Ana
    Five teenagers were injured in a Santa Ana car accident involving pedestrians, which officials say, was caused by an unlicensed, underage driver operating under the influence. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the…
  • Jul 10

    Man Killed in Silverwood Lake Personal Watercraft Accident

    Man Killed in Silverwood Lake Personal Watercraft Accident
    Jahrick Williams, 27, of Lancaster was killed in a watercraft accident at Silverwood Lake after the personal watercraft he was riding collided with a boat. According to a news report on Victorville News’s website, the incident occurred…
Rank this Week: 60

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Medical Marijuana Delivery in Orange County

    Medical Marijuana Delivery in Orange County
    With all the talk about legalization of marijuana for recreational use for adults in California, many are wondering what will happen to the medical marijuana market.  One thing that is certain is that medical marijuana patients will…
  • Jul 19

    Issues Renters Face Smoking Marijuana at Home in Los Angele

    Issues Renters Face Smoking Marijuana at Home in Los Angele
    One of the issues that faces those who want to smoke pot in their apartments is that even though it will be legal to do so, it may be a violation of your lease. A recent news article from NBC 4 Los Angeles takes a closer look at this issue.…
  • Jul 17

    County Fair Marijuana Sales Now Possible in California

    County Fair Marijuana Sales Now Possible in California
    According to a recent news article from the Fresno Bee, a California State Senate bill (SB-94) has just passed and become law after it was signed by Governor Jerry Brown.  This law was a big deal, as it combined the regulation of medical…
Rank this Week: 54

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jul 21

    Robert Wamhoff: Received 4 Customer Complaints, Most Recently For Violating Regulatory Rule

    Robert Wamhoff: Received 4 Customer Complaints, Most Recently For Violating Regulatory Rule
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 20, 2017 indicate that Missouri-based Calton & Associates broker/adviser Robert Wamhoff has received several resolved or pending customer…
  • Jul 21

    Nicholas Toadvine Has Received Eleven Customer Comlaint

    Nicholas Toadvine Has Received Eleven Customer Comlaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 20, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Calton & Associates broker/adviser Nicholas Toadvine has received several resolved or pending customer…
  • Jul 20

    Kory Keath Has Been Named in a Pending FINRA Complaint

    Kory Keath Has Been Named in a Pending FINRA Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 19, 2017 indicate that former Washington-based Edward Jones broker/adviser Kory Keath has been named in a pending FINRA complaint.…
Rank this Week: 52

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jul 21

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi
    Midwest Innovative Prods., LLC v. Kinamor, Inc., No. 16 C 11005, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 31, 2017) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Kinamor”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff…
  • Jun 28

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case
    On June 1, 2017, the Northern District implemented a Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) Project. The MIDP is going to have a big impact on trademark, copyright and Defense of Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) cases. It will not impact patent…
  • Jun 13

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
    I have made it a practice not to immediately blog about big Supreme Court cases. While there is a rush to be the first to publish, I have found that there is a significant difference in the value between immediate analysis and analysis after…
Rank this Week: 57

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend
    Sex For a Fee Massachusetts In Massachusetts, soliciting a prostitute or the act of prostitution is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. The statute has a variety of subsections that make a conviction for this crime punishable by up to ten…
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
  • Apr 3

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction
    We Fight Illegal Search and Seizure At a hearing on a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure, a Boston police officer testified about responding to a radio broadcast for someone wanted in connection with a domestic assault and…
Rank this Week: 65

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 16

    Controlling the Images: How Royal Caribbean Handles PR During Cruise Ship Fire

    Controlling the Images: How Royal Caribbean Handles PR During Cruise Ship Fire
    PR News recently published an interesting article about how Royal Caribbean Cruises successfully handled its public relations image during the 2013 fire aboard the Grandeur of the Seas. Titled How Royal Caribbean Controls the Message During a…
  • Jul 8

    Royal Caribbean to Pull Some of its Cruise Ships from Falmouth, Jamaica?

    Royal Caribbean to Pull Some of its Cruise Ships from Falmouth, Jamaica?
    Royal Caribbean and sister cruise line Celebrity Cruises are pulling some of their cruise ships from the port of Falmouth, Jamaica, according to the Jamaican Gleaner. Yesterday, the Gleaner published an article titled Major Cruiselines…
  • Jul 5

    NBC News: Hidden Dangers for Children on Cruise Ship

    NBC News: Hidden Dangers for Children on Cruise Ship
    Last night, NBC Nightly News aired part 2 of its investigation into sexual assaults on cruise ships. NBC interviewed me during the investigation. We have handled over 100 cases of sexual assault; approximately one third of the victims have…
Rank this Week: 62

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 56

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 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 68

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/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 64

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 58

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 66

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 59

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 67

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Great rock 'n' roll instrumentals (#5): Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, "Albatross," live 1969 (released late 1968)

    Great rock 'n' roll instrumentals (#5): Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, "Albatross," live 1969 (released late 1968)
    Before they became a saccharine pop band in the 1970s, Fleetwood Mac was part of the British blues explosion in the late 1960s, led by guitarist Peter Green, who disappeared by the early 1970s into drug-induced mental illness for decades,...
  • Jul 22

    Kipnis and publisher move to dismiss Jane Doe's lawsuit

    Kipnis and publisher move to dismiss Jane Doe's lawsuit
    As expected, they have moved to dismiss, more or less on the grounds I surmised earlier. The claim about publication of private facts will almost certainly be dismissed, given the arguments in the motion. On the defamation claim, I was...
  • Jul 21

    Fascism comes to Poland

    Fascism comes to Poland
    Poland, already under the control of right-wing Catholics (who, unlike dopey Steve Bannon, understand that government largesse is crucial to their success), has now compromised its court system. That's serious: when agents of the state,…
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • Jul 22

    "If Trump Pardons, It Could Be a Crime"

    "If Trump Pardons, It Could Be a Crime"
    Daniel Hemel and Eric Posner have published this op-ed in The New York Times, addressing whether the President could be prosecuted for obstruction of justice. In part: There is a broad consensus that a president exercises the pardon power…
  • Jul 22

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. Affirmative Consent, by Way of the Intoxication 'Defense' Kevin Cole University of San Diego School of Law Date Posted: 18 May 2017 176 2. Dynamic Rationality Stephanie Plamondon…
  • Jul 21

    "Justice Dept. Revives Criticized Policy Allowing Assets to Be Seized"

    "Justice Dept. Revives Criticized Policy Allowing Assets to Be Seized"
    The New York Times has this story: In amending the policy, created during the war on drugs in the 1980s and restricted in 2015 under the attorney general at the time, Eric H. Holder Jr., as part of a broad...
Rank this Week: 77

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/
  • Jul 22

    The Lawfare Podcast: Graham Allison on "Destined for War"

    The Lawfare Podcast: Graham Allison on "Destined for War"
    This week on the Lawfare Podcast, Jack Goldsmith interviews Graham Allison at the Hoover Book Soiree about Allison's new book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap? The conversation covers the…
  • Jul 22

    Starr Office Memo Argues that a Sitting President May Be Indicted

    Starr Office Memo Argues that a Sitting President May Be Indicted
    In response to a FOIA request from Charlie Savage of the New York Times, the National Archives have released a memo prepared by the staff of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr arguing that a sitting president may constitutionally be…
  • Jul 22

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    On Wednesday, President Donald Trump gave a stunning interview to The New York Times in which he criticized the leadership of the FBI, the Justice Department, and the special counsel’s office. Benjamin Wittes analyzed what the interview…
Rank this Week: 71

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 79

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jul 22

    Learnings from Some Recent Contested Cases Before the UK Takeover Panel

    Learnings from Some Recent Contested Cases Before the UK Takeover Panel
    The UK system of public takeovers—both with regards to its rules (as set out in the Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the Code)) and rulings under the Code—can be challenging to parties and practitioners not familiar with the…
  • Jul 21

    DOL Fiduciary Rule: Impact and Action Step

    DOL Fiduciary Rule: Impact and Action Step
    With the survival of the US Department of Labor’s (DOL) new fiduciary rule (at least for now) and the applicability date (June 9, 2017) now behind us, plan sponsors who have not already begun to do so should take steps to ensure…
  • Jul 21

    The Leidos Mixup and the Misunderstood Duty to Disclose in Securities Law

    The Leidos Mixup and the Misunderstood Duty to Disclose in Securities Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in a significant securities law case, Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System (Leidos). The legal question presented in Leidos is whether a regulation issued by…
Rank this Week: 70

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 22

    Short Take: It’s Who You Know

    Short Take: It’s Who You Know
    A young man, who shall remain nameless as he reached out to me in confidence, expressed dismay upon learning that a pseudonymous twitterer, whose bio claimed to be a criminal defense lawyer, spewed some social justice idiocy at him and, upon…
  • Jul 22

    The Crimson and The Lie

    The Crimson and The Lie
    Someone lied and I passed it along to you. First and foremost, I apologize. I accepted a representation as true, and it was not. Second, I must atone for my sin by clearing it up. I wrote about the new exclusionary rule at Harvard, I wrote…
  • Jul 22

    Crying Foul: When Facts Fall First

    Crying Foul: When Facts Fall First
    Cathy Young wrote a terrific op-ed for the New York Times. The subject was one familiar to any regular reader, that the Title IX campus adjudication system is deeply flawed. While the op-ed didn’t break any new ground, it was a solid,…
Rank this Week: 74

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 22

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence
    From The Los Angeles Times: Two former high-ranking Penn State administrators surrendered Saturday morning to serve jail sentences for how they responded to a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy. Former university Vice…
  • Jul 21

    Careers and Divorce Rate

    Careers and Divorce Rate
    From Marketwatch: Marriage problems are more likely for people in some career paths than others. Workers in certain fields are seeing higher divorce rates by age 30, a new analysis of U.S. Census Data from career website Zippia found. The...
  • Jul 20

    Malta Latest to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    Malta Latest to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
    From The New York Times: VALLETTA, Malta — Lawmakers in Malta, a predominantly Roman Catholic country, voted to legalize same-sex marriage on Wednesday, joining much of Western Europe by replacing the traditional “you are now husband and…
Rank this Week: 78

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jul 21

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639
    Common law v. statute: (…) The general rule that we do not presume the Legislature intends to abrogate the common law unless it clearly and unequivocally says so. (Reynolds v. Bement (2005) 36 Cal.4th 1075 (Reynolds)). Reynolds, supra,…
  • Jul 21

    Kokesh v. SEC, Docket 16-529

    Kokesh v. SEC, Docket 16-529
    SEC enforcement proceedings (disgorgement): Statute of limitations:The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) pos­sesses authority to investigate violations of federal securities laws and to commence enforcement actions in…
  • Jul 14

    Ryan v. Rosenfeld, S232582

    Ryan v. Rosenfeld, S232582
    Appeal: Dismissal: Motion to vacate: Postjudgment orders:Is the denial of a motion to vacate the judgment under Code of Civil Procedure section 663 separately appealable?Section 663 of the Code of Civil Procedure allows an aggrieved party in…
Rank this Week: 85

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 20

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre
    An interesting article, The Lawyer, the Addict, in last weekend’s New York Times was written by the ex-wife of a lawyer who died of an overdose. In investigating her husband’s drug use and death, the author found a legal…
  • Jul 7

    Researching Legislative History?

    Researching Legislative History?
    Whether you are tracing a statute’s history for your summer internship or for a paper you are writing, you will want to use a new tool the library recently acquired, Proquest’s Legislative Insight.  Often researching…
  • Jul 6

    July New Books List and Impeachment

    July New Books List and Impeachment
    Brooklyn Law School Library’s New Books List for July 1, 2017 has 59 print titles and 30 eBook titles. Many of the titles deal with racial discrimination in the criminal justice administration and elsewhere, for example, He Calls Me By…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • Jul 20

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law
    Al Jazeera (Jul. 19, 2017): Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Laws, by AFP News Agency: In 1989, the dictatorial regime of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte outlawed abortion in Chile in all cases. Almost 30 years later, the law remains unchanged....
  • Jul 18

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed
    Nashville Public Radio (Jul. 17, 2017): Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed, by Chas Sisk Early last year, Democrats and Republicans in the Tennessee Legislature co-sponsored and passed…
  • Jul 13

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach
    Human Rights Watch (July 10, 2017): Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach, by Nisha Varia This week, the Family Planning Summit met in London. The goal of this annual meeting is to bring governments, donors, and civil society...
Rank this Week: 83

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 81

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Jul 14

    Vista Road Rage Accidents and Aggressive Driving

    Vista Road Rage Accidents and Aggressive Driving
    Could a multi-vehicle accident caused by road rage and aggressive driving happen in Vista, California? According to a recent report from ABC News, a motorcyclist’s road rage and aggressive driving caused a serious crash around Santa…
  • Jul 11

    20-Year-old David Cabrales Killed On Eastlake Parkway in Chula Vista After Running In To Illegally Parked Truck

    20-Year-old David Cabrales Killed On Eastlake Parkway in Chula Vista After Running In To Illegally Parked Truck
    Chula Vista – It appears that a big rig truck parked illegally on Eastlake Parkway early this morning, July 11th, has caused the death of a 20-year-old man named David Cabrales. Early reports show that the truck driver parked illegally…
  • Jun 28

    Seatbelts Could Save Children’s Lives in Carlsbad

    Seatbelts Could Save Children’s Lives in Carlsbad
    For families living in Carlsbad, it is extremely important to ensure that your children are wearing seatbelts and are properly restrained in the event of a car accident in Southern California. According to a recent report from NPR, 43% of…
Rank this Week: 76

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 12

    Registration Now Open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference

    Registration Now Open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference
    From the mailbox: Registration is Open for the CSLSA 2017 Conference Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference, which will be held on Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7 at…
  • Jul 11

    Gajda on The Present of Newsworthiness @TulaneLaw

    Gajda on The Present of Newsworthiness @TulaneLaw
    Amy Gajda, Tulane University Law School, has published The Present of Newsworthiness at 50 New England Law Review 145 (2016). Here is the abstract. In early February 2016, less than a week before this Book Symposium, the Utah Supreme Court...
  • Jul 11

    UK Politics, Cartoons, and Stereotype

    UK Politics, Cartoons, and Stereotype
    The Irish Times's Seamas O'Reilly discusses some racist imagery involving the Irish that has popped up in cartooning in UK media recently. He explains its history and meaning and discusses its links to current UK politics. More here.
Rank this Week: 73

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Whiskey Plates: Minnesota's Scarlet Letter

    Whiskey Plates: Minnesota's Scarlet Letter
    Minnesota's DWI laws are not just designed to punish accused drivers with criminal consequences and the loss of their license.  Another aspect  is social shaming which comes in the form of, what is commonly known as, "Whiskey…
  • Jan 16

    Will A DWI Cost Me My Job?

    Will A DWI Cost Me My Job?
    I really like helping people; so do Chuck and Dan.  That is why we fight so hard at Ramsay Law Firm.  We are doing everything within our power to get our clients out of difficult situations and get their lives back on track.…
  • Jan 12

    Minnesota DPS Admits Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking Data Is Public Information

    Minnesota DPS Admits Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking Data Is Public Information
    This just keeps getting stranger ...for those of you that are unaware, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) instructed all authorized Ignition Interlock vendors to install GPS tracking in their devices.  This major change to…
Rank this Week: 75

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 82

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 84

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: 86

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Jul 22

    Convocatoria al Premio ILCE-Sinadep a las Prácticas Docentes Innovadoras en Iberoamérica y el Caribe

    Convocatoria al Premio ILCE-Sinadep a las Prácticas Docentes Innovadoras en Iberoamérica y el Caribe
    Por Mercedes López Ciudad de México.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- El Instituto Latinoamericano de la Comunicación Educativa (ILCE) y la Fundación para el Desarrollo Educativo de la Investigación y…
  • Jul 22

    Turismo científico: conocimiento bajo el sol

    Turismo científico: conocimiento bajo el sol
    Por Joel Cosío La Paz, Baja California Sur.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Un grupo de investigadores de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur (UABCS) analiza la posible implementación de…
  • Jul 22

    Nanotecnología en la nueva carrera espacial

    Nanotecnología en la nueva carrera espacial
    Por Francisco Moisés García Ciudad de México.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- La nanotecnología es un área técnica cuyas implicaciones empiezan a verse reflejadas en una amplia variedad de…
Rank this Week: 119

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 22

    In 2011 Mexican Papayas sickened 106 in US with Salmonella

    In 2011 Mexican Papayas sickened 106 in US with Salmonella
    In 2011, the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collaborated with public health officials in Texas, Illinois, Georgia, and other states to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to…
  • Jul 21

    Papayas Sicken 47 in 12 States with Salmonella

    Papayas Sicken 47 in 12 States with Salmonella
    Illnesses in Iowa, 1, Kentucky, 1, Louisiana, 1, Maryland, 5, Massachusetts, 1, Minnesota, 1, New Jersey, 12, New…
  • Jul 21

    Plast Camp Hit by E. coli

    Plast Camp Hit by E. coli
    According to press reports, Plast Camp in Middlefield, Ohio is closed after two confirmed cases of E. coli. The camp reached out to the Geauga County Health Department on Wednesday to report six kids were feeling sick. That night, one…
Rank this Week: 93

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 104

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 21

    Richard Posner runs amok. Again.

    Richard Posner runs amok. Again.
    Richard Posner, pp. 72-73 of his new book. Actual quote says "of those states," refers back to "states of the deep South" in prev sentence. https://t.co/5braUI1rYK — Ed Whelan (@EdWhelanEPPC) July... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jul 21

    Fagor LUX Multi Cooker

    Fagor LUX Multi Cooker
    I've wanted a pressure cooker for a long time but hadn't gotten around to getting one. When I finally decided to do so, I discovered the new wave of multi-cookers. In theory, they do it all: brown,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 21

    Bainbridge and Henderson on Limited Liability reviewed

    Bainbridge and Henderson on Limited Liability reviewed
    Professor David Milman of the School of Law at the University of Lancaster reviewed Bainbridge & Henderson's Limited Liability: A Legal and Economic Analysis in vol. 28 of the International... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 120