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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    British Report On Islamist Extremism In Prison

    British Report On Islamist Extremism In Prison
    On Monday, Britain's Ministry of Justice released a summary of the main findings of a classified report on Islamist extremism in British prisons. (Full text of Summary).  The study of the issue was commissioned last year and the…
  • Aug 24

    Court Enters Findings For Priest As Sanction For SNAP's Refusal To Comply With Discovery Order

    Court Enters Findings For Priest As Sanction For SNAP's Refusal To Comply With Discovery Order
    Last year, St. Louis Catholic priest Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang, who had been charged with abusing a boy, but then had charges dropped, filed a federal lawsuit against a number of defendants, including the boy's parents and the victim…
  • Aug 24

    Catholic School's Firing of Guidance Counselor Over Same-Sex Marriage Remains In Litigation

    Catholic School's Firing of Guidance Counselor Over Same-Sex Marriage Remains In Litigation
    In Drumgoogle v. Paramus Catholic High School, (NJ Super., Aug. 22, 2016), a New Jersey state trial court refused to grant summary judgment to a Catholic high school in a suit by its former dean of guidance who was fired after she…
Rank this Week: 46

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: 47

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 48

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 24

    Breaking In to Immigration Clinical Teaching

    Breaking In to Immigration Clinical Teaching
    In the past few weeks, several law schools have issued position announcements for teaching positions in immigration clinics. Like many of my colleagues, I have been asked a number of times for advice on how to break in to clinical...
  • Aug 24

    Clinical Teaching Fellowship Opening: Cardozo Law School Immigration Justice Clinic

    Clinical Teaching Fellowship Opening: Cardozo Law School Immigration Justice Clinic
    From Cardozo Law School: "The Cardozo School of Law’s Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic is interested in hiring an attorney as a Clinical Teaching Fellow for an anticipated opening sometime between October 2016 and…
  • Aug 24

    How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children

    How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children
    In a powerful new piece for Rewire, Tina Vasquez explores the plight of undocumented teens who, fleeing violence in their countries of origin, presented themselves at the border in the hopes of finding safety and asylum in the United…
Rank this Week: 49

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture
    On October 25-27, 2016, Christine Chinkin (London School of Economics - Law) will deliver the 2016 Sir Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures at the University of Cambridge. The topic of the lectures is: "International Law and Women, Peace and…
  • Aug 24

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015
    Robert McCorquodale (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) & Jean-Pierre Gauci (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) have published British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015 (Brill | Nijhoff…
  • Aug 24

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2016, no. 3) is out. This is a special issue on "Three Centuries of Arbitration for Peace." The table of contents is here.
Rank this Week: 50

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 51

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 52

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Garlock prevails at the CAFC in Smith case, 2015-1758. WD Missouri reversed.

    Garlock prevails at the CAFC in Smith case, 2015-1758. WD Missouri reversed.
    Garlock won a reversal of a decision by the Western District of Missouri:This appeal arises from a jury verdict finding GarlockEquipment Company (“Garlock”) liable for infringementof the asserted claims of U.S. Patent No.…
  • Aug 22

    The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, accused of plagiarism while in law school

    The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, accused of plagiarism while in law school
    As reported by the New York Times, and others, Carmen Aristegui has written a report suggesting thatthe current Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, plagiarized work while a law school student.The Times article observed:The…
  • Aug 18

    TenSec prevails at CAFC in appeal against Adobe

    TenSec prevails at CAFC in appeal against Adobe
    From the decisionTecSec, Inc. (“TecSec”) challenges certain claimconstruction rulings and appeals from a grant of summaryjudgment of non-infringement by Adobe Systems, Inc.(“Adobe”) of TecSec’s U.S. Patents…
Rank this Week: 53

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 54

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 55

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 24

    Article on Incomplete Disposition

    Article on Incomplete Disposition
    Naomi Cahn recently published an Article entitled, Incomplete Dispositions, 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 259 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: In Irresolute Testators, Professor Jane Baron provocatively suggests the…
  • Aug 24

    Heir-Location Firm Charged with Conspiring to Allocate Customer

    Heir-Location Firm Charged with Conspiring to Allocate Customer
    In a federal antitrust complaint, an heir-location services firm and its co-owner were charged with conspiring to allocate customers with a competitor. The firm had a 15-year-long streak of allocating customers to co-conspirators “to…
  • Aug 24

    Pills Containing Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate

    Pills Containing Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate
    Several of the pills taken from Prince’s estate were counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl, a synthetic opioid more powerful than heroin. Officials say the pills were falsely labeled but are still unsure of how Prince obtained the drugs.…
Rank this Week: 57

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 24

    Sound Symbolism, Trademarks, and Consumer Experience

    Sound Symbolism, Trademarks, and Consumer Experience
    A recent tweet from Ed Timberlake brought a new study to my attention. According to the authors of the study, beer tastes better when paired with the right music. (It also works with chocolate, among other foods). Possible applications…
  • Aug 24

    Hear, hear--Blogging Edition

    Hear, hear--Blogging Edition
    An argument for more blogs and blogging and the limits of Twitter.
  • Aug 23

    Inside the agency class action

    Inside the agency class action
    A quick flag for a new article from Michael Sant’Ambrogio (Michigan State) & past-guest Adam Zimmerman (Loyola-LA), Inside the Agency Class Action. This piece builds on some posts Adam wrote here, as well as some reports by the…
Rank this Week: 56

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Aug 10

    The rights of the unborn: a troubling decision from the High Court?

    The rights of the unborn: a troubling decision from the High Court?
    Mairead Enright (@maireadenright) Does the unborn have rights other than the right to life enshrined in the 8th Amendment? It is clear that, under Irish law, foetuses cannot have any greater rights than children already…
  • Jul 11

    Progress Report on the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.

    Progress Report on the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.
    The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project brought together a collective of academics and practitioners to write the “missing feminist judgments” in appellate cases which have shaped Irish and Northern Irish law. Beginning…
  • Jun 23

    The UN and the Eighth Amendment

    The UN and the Eighth Amendment
    This letter is cross-posted from today’s Irish Times. Sir, – The UN Human Rights Committee has found that Amanda Mellet’s right to be free from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, her right to privacy, and her right to…
Rank this Week: 58

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 59

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar
    [We hear that there are still some seats available for this seminar, so we are moving this up.  If you are interested, please sign up right away.]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for…
  • Aug 24

    Mayeri reviews Turk on "Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace"

    Mayeri reviews Turk on "Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace"
    Writing for JOTWELL's Legal History Section, former LHB guest blogger Serena Mayeri (University of Pennsylvania) has posted an admiring review of Katherine Turk's Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace…
  • Aug 24

    Orford on International Law and the Historical Method

    Orford on International Law and the Historical Method
    Anne Orford, Melbourne Law School, has posted International Law and the Limits of History, which appeared in The Law of International Lawyers: Reading Martti Koskenniemi, ed. W. Werner, A. Galán, and M. de Hoon (Cambridge University…
Rank this Week: 60

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 61

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 24

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Cases Hit 228

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Cases Hit 228
    The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is continuing to investigate a cluster of hepatitis A infections in the state. On August 15, 2016, HDOH identified raw scallops served at Genki Sushi restaurants on Oahu and Kauai as a likely source of…
  • Aug 24

    Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits 23

    Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits 23
    According to the Virginia Department of Health, there have been 23 confirmed cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafes across Virginia. This includes four cases in Central Virginia. There are…
  • Aug 23

    STARN O’TOOLE MARCUS & FISHER AND MARLER CLARK LAW FIRMS FILE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST GENKI SUSHI OVER HEPATITIS A EXPOSURE

    STARN O’TOOLE MARCUS & FISHER AND MARLER CLARK LAW FIRMS FILE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST GENKI SUSHI OVER HEPATITIS A EXPOSURE
    Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher, a Honolulu law firm in partnership with leading food borne illness lawyer Bill Mahler, has filed a class action lawsuit as a result of the Hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii.  The suit names as…
Rank this Week: 62

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: 63

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Aug 24

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Turkish forces crossed the border into Syria today in Turkey’s largest yet military involvement in the Syrian conflict, coordinating with US forces to push the Islamic State out of the group’s stronghold in the town of Jarablus.…
  • Aug 24

    A House Divided: Why Partitioning Libya Might Be the Only Way to Save It

    A House Divided: Why Partitioning Libya Might Be the Only Way to Save It
    Editor's Note: This post originall appeared on Markaz. *** History repeats itself, it is often said. The strife facing modern-day Libya—strife largely born of and fueled by internal, sometimes tribal divisions—is only the latest…
  • Aug 24

    Nick Asks the NSA: Shadow Brokers and the Leaking Ship

    Nick Asks the NSA: Shadow Brokers and the Leaking Ship
    For the second installation of Nick Asks the NSA, I offer Congress my services as to what questions in their oversight capacity they should be asking NSA about the Shadow Broker leak. It now safe to say that the "Equation Group" leak by…
Rank this Week: 65

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Aug 24

    Lead change or hang on for dear life

    Lead change or hang on for dear life
    Change is.  Years ago, many people debated whether the legal industry was changing.  Truth be told, the debate was silly.  Change is.  The only question is the speed of change.  It used to be slow.  It took years…
  • Jul 28

    “Be in the space you want to be in.”

    “Be in the space you want to be in.”
    My friend John Chisholm sent me an article on why diversity programs in law firms are failing. (Talk about a small world–An Aussie sending an article from a Canadian publication to a guy in Chicago!)  The article includes this…
  • Jul 27

    Solving the High Cost of Litigation, Valorem style

    Solving the High Cost of Litigation, Valorem style
    Litigation costs too much. Why? Because it is overburdened with process and tolerated but unnecessary excess.  And who benefits from the focus on process and needless discovery and motion practice? Lawyers.  Who designs the…
Rank this Week: 66

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 17

    Police Explorers and Cadet

    Police Explorers and Cadet
    Peoria Police Cadet and Illinois Central College Criminal Justice student Kelsey Terrell visited Professor Higgins during his time serving as Administrative Hearing Officer for the City of Peoria presiding over code violation cases. Kelsey is…
  • Aug 15

    Police Recruit - City of Peoria

    Police Recruit - City of Peoria
    CAREER OPPORTUNITY       POLICE RECRUITAnnouncing an examination cycle for placement into the City of Peoria November, 2016 Police Eligibility Pool.Salary : $56,154.24 ($57,558.07 after certified training) …
  • Aug 15

    Command Center Operator

    Command Center Operator
    Office Location Central IllinoisPeoria, ILUnited States Duration Contract Desired Education High School / GED Desired Experience 0-3 YearsPrevious experience in a similar role in one or more of the following industries…
Rank this Week: 67

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Negotiating a Settlement in Your Virginia Divorce

    Negotiating a Settlement in Your Virginia Divorce
    If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage, you may be contemplating negotiation, rather than litigation. Divorce can be mentally, physically and emotionally exhausting to you, your children and your extended family. The effects…
  • Aug 17

    Communication of a Child’s Preference in Virginia Custody Case

    Communication of a Child’s Preference in Virginia Custody Case
    One question that often arises in Virginia custody cases is whether a child can simply tell the judge that he or she wants to live with one parent or the other. The answer to that question is: maybe. Virginia Code…
  • Jul 19

    Is Marriage Right for You?

    Is Marriage Right for You?
    Weighing the Legal Benefits of Marriage vs. Long-Term Cohabitation in Virginia With same-sex marriage now legal in Virginia, it would seem that marriage would be on the rise. However, a Parents magazine article reports a trend among…
Rank this Week: 68

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 24

    Brains sent to California recalled for ‘specified risk material’

    Brains sent to California recalled for ‘specified risk material’
    Almost 7,500 pounds of beef brain products sent to a distributor in California are under recall because they may be contaminated with “specified risk materials” that are inedible and prohibited for use as human food. Green Bay…
  • Aug 24

    ‘Resident strain’ of Listeria found at Jeni’s Ohio ice cream plant

    ‘Resident strain’ of Listeria found at Jeni’s Ohio ice cream plant
    Inspectors from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have again found Listeria at the Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams manufacturing facility in Columbus, OH. Two of the 75 environmental samples collected there on Jan. 26 were positive…
  • Aug 23

    Enough meat and vegetables for record second-quarter recall stew

    Enough meat and vegetables for record second-quarter recall stew
    Stericycle Inc., the Indianapolis business-to-business services company that tracks all sorts of recalls, including food, does its counting and comparisons by lots. Other ways of counting might be better for food. USDA, for example, has long…
Rank this Week: 70

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 69

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    E. coli Illnesses Prompt Hamburger Recall

    E. coli Illnesses Prompt Hamburger Recall
    PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... Continue…
  • Jul 26

    A few E. coli Outbreaks in the United State

    A few E. coli Outbreaks in the United State
    PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... Continue…
  • Jul 22

    Press Release: E. coli Outbreak in New Hampshire

    Press Release: E. coli Outbreak in New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) associated with ground beef. Since June,... Continue…
Rank this Week: 71

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 24

    Corporate law is public interest law

    Corporate law is public interest law
    There's been a lot of griping at Harvard Law School recently about political correctness, multiculturalism, and the usual left-liberal causes. Now Harvard Magazine notes that some are trying to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 24

    Therapeutic Disclosure: My First Post as a WLF "Featured Expert Commentator"

    Therapeutic Disclosure: My First Post as a WLF "Featured Expert Commentator"
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  • Aug 18

    What I'm Reading

    What I'm Reading
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Rank this Week: 73

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Nov 14

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”
    Update (November 14, 2014): Since my earlier post on Bruce Carneil Webster’s case, below (the death penalty case in which Dorsey & Whitney lawyers are fighting for Webster, a mentally retarded man on death row), Webster lost the…
  • Nov 13

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.
    Update (November 13, 2014): This endless case might be nearing its end, with the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ dramatic reduction in the trial court’s award of the victorious Plaintiff’s lawyers’ fees. We conclude…
  • Nov 12

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 72

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 19

    Welcome to the Library!

    Welcome to the Library!
    The BLS Library staff welcomes new and returning students to school for the 2016-2017 academic year.  We are here to help in whatever way we can with your print and electronic use of the Library. You may borrow reserve and circulating…
  • Aug 19

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?
    Since passage in 1998 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Pub. L. 105-304, media companies like Sony, Disney, Comcast and others have issued DMCA take down notices to remove online content from sites hosted by service providers,…
  • Aug 10

    Israeli Court Rules on Kafka Paper

    Israeli Court Rules on Kafka Paper
    In a major victory for libraries and public access to great literature, the Israeli Supreme Court this week issued a ruling concluding an eight-year legal battle about ownership of the literary works and letters of Franz Kafka. The series of…
Rank this Week: 75

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    AIG Launches Cyber-BI and PD Policy

    AIG Launches Cyber-BI and PD Policy
    Insurance-giant American International Group announced that it will be the first insurer to offer standalone primary coverage for property damage, bodily injury, business interruption and product liability that results from cyber attacks and…
  • Aug 8

    OCR Settles Largest HIPAA Violation Against a Single Covered Entity

    OCR Settles Largest HIPAA Violation Against a Single Covered Entity
    On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights entered into a resolution agreement with Advocate Health Care Network over alleged HIPAA violations. The multimillion dollar settlement with Advocate…
  • Aug 8

    China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce Publishes Draft Regulations on the Protection of Consumer Right

    China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce Publishes Draft Regulations on the Protection of Consumer Right
    The State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China published a draft of its Implementing Regulations for the P.R.C. Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Consumers for public comment. The draft…
Rank this Week: 74

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 76

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
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
  • Aug 24

    2016 Mid-Year Activism Update

    2016 Mid-Year Activism Update
    Our recent survey provides an update on shareholder activism activity involving domestically traded public companies with equity market capitalizations above $1 billion during the first half of 2016. Despite the uncertain domestic and…
  • Aug 24

    Interest Rate Risk and Appraisal Risk in M&A Transaction

    Interest Rate Risk and Appraisal Risk in M&A Transaction
    In recent months, there have been a number of important developments relating to stockholder appraisal rights in Delaware. Appraisal rights are generally available to dissenting stockholders in all-cash or cash/stock mergers and entitle the…
  • Aug 24

    The New Look of Deal Protection

    The New Look of Deal Protection
    It is well-known in transactional practice that the magnitude of termination fees has gone up over the past thirty years. What used to be 1-2% of deal value in the 1980s increased to 2-3% by the 1990s and 3-4% by the 2000s. This trend cannot…
Rank this Week: 77

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla
    LA JOLLA – A 45-year-old La Jolla woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was struck by a car on Girard Avenue, NBC San Diego reported. Just before noon, authorities say the woman was unloading her car when an elderly driver backed…
  • Oct 7

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw
    Last month, a jury in Chicago federal court awarded $1.25 million to an Illinois man who was severely injured by a defective table saw.  The victim, Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of two other fingers in 2007…
  • Oct 6

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 78

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 24

    Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plan

    Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plan
    By Nicole Tachiki At a conference on climate change adaptation, I found myself eating lunch next to the Planning Administrator of a Maryland county. She told me that her office does not have budget or staff…
  • Aug 24

    The Use of Living Shoreline

    The Use of Living Shoreline
    By Mary Schoell and Marnita Chintala As we looked out over the water, sounds of laughter from distant kayakers could be heard over the soft ripples that lapped the eroded edge of salt marsh. From this view, it was easy to understand that…
  • Aug 24

    Citizen scientists test Warwick, RI, water

    Citizen scientists test Warwick, RI, water
    By Amy Miller It’s not every day you can get your training as a citizen scientist with the regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency standing beside you. So residents of Warwick were pretty excited when Curt…
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

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Aug 24

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable
    The missus has been volunteering this year with the Austin Justice Coalition, and I really liked their recently announced agenda on police accountability, which included proposals to:Improve Austin PD's use of force policy (or in APD's…
  • Aug 21

    How much could local taxpayers save by eliminating arrests for petty misdemeanors?

    How much could local taxpayers save by eliminating arrests for petty misdemeanors?
    In Kentucky, legislators are facing a revanchist push by Democrats to overturn 2011 legislation passed by that Republican-controlled body to reduce incarceration levels in local jails. What interested Grits most, though was the remarkable…
  • Aug 21

    Texas Lege should decarcerate, close prisons to cut TDCJ budget

    Texas Lege should decarcerate, close prisons to cut TDCJ budget
    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice released its legislative appropriations request last week, but declined to identify four percent of its budget to cut as demanded by legislative leadership, reported the Texas Tribune. Instead, they…
Rank this Week: 84

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 83

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Aug 17

    17 Seconds #27

    17 Seconds #27
    Year of Disruption is coming. On Tuesday 2016-09-06 (which is in exactly 17 days, plus or minus 3 days), GiantPeople (http://www.giantpeople.com), the publisher of 17 Seconds (http://www.erikjheels.com/category/law/17-seconds), is launching…
  • Jul 17

    17 Seconds #26

    17 Seconds #26
    What should I do if I get a trademark cease and desist letter? You should probably cease and desist. Chances are you didn’t search your trademark before using it. Or, in order to “save” money, you didn’t register your…
  • Jun 30

    LawLawLaw #40

    LawLawLaw #40
    Technology, Law, Baseball, Rock ‘n’ Roll. About LawLawLaw My name is Erik Heels, and this is my LawLawLawTM newsletter. Since 2001, LawLawLaw has documented trends in technology, law (mostly patents and trademarks), baseball…
Rank this Week: 85

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 86

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/
  • Aug 24

    RIP Jay Hogan and Bill Richey

    RIP Jay Hogan and Bill Richey
    I'm so sorry to report that two great men and great lawyers passed away yesterday. Please share your memories/stories in the comments and I will post them. Sad. I will follow up with more about each of them later today. From Judge…
  • Aug 23

    Judge Altonaga gives nod to IRS over Miccosukee

    Judge Altonaga gives nod to IRS over Miccosukee
    The Herald covers the big ruling here:The Miccosukee Indians have lost a contentious tax case that experts say will strengthen federal government efforts to collect more than $1 billion in overdue personal income taxes. U.S. District Judge …
  • Aug 22

    Rats.

    Rats.
    That's how this 7th Circuit opinion by Judge Easterbrook starts:Rats. This case is about rats. Giant, inflatable rats, which unions use to demonstrate their unhappiness with employers that do not pay union‐scale wages. Cats…
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/
  • Aug 24

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska
    From an email message which I received recently. Please note that this posting includes TWO announcements. The UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for entry-level and lateral candidates for a tenure-track faculty…
  • Aug 23

    In Defense of Judge Turner (sort of)

    In Defense of Judge Turner (sort of)
    I have this oped in the Chicago Tribune, about a local judge who's gotten into a lot of trouble (and who has drawn national attention): Judge Valarie Turner, of the Circuit Court of Cook County, is a very smart person...
  • Aug 19

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton
    From an email message which I received earlier today: The University of Dayton School of Law invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin during the 2017-2018 academic year. Our curricular needs are…
Rank this Week: 88

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Aug 23

    FAN 120 (First Amendment News) Snapshots of David Cole #2: Chipping Away at Citizens United

    FAN 120 (First Amendment News) Snapshots of David Cole #2: Chipping Away at Citizens United
    If Citizens United is overturned, it will be because of the sustained efforts of critics in civil society to critique it, educate the public about why it’s wrong, and show through local initiatives that alternative reforms are possible…
  • Aug 23

    Will, Agency, and the Modern Mind

    Will, Agency, and the Modern Mind
    Susanna Blumenthal’s tour de force Law and the Modern Mind takes readers into the murkiness of the life of the mind and the troubled notion of legal responsibility in situations where men (mostly men) were expected to be rational,…
  • Aug 22

    Have We Lost Our Minds?

    Have We Lost Our Minds?
    As the publication of the new Law and the Modern Mind attests, after a prolonged absence from the world of legal scholarship, the mind is back! And not a moment a too soon. In a political season in which it is a serious question whether one…
Rank this Week: 90

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Aug 23

    The Effect of Patents and Drug Price Regulation on New Drug Diffusion Globally

    The Effect of Patents and Drug Price Regulation on New Drug Diffusion Globally
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- One of the great benefits of scientific inquiry is the capacity for presumptions and prejudices from experience to be challenged and explained in ways that are counter-intuitive. This is true even for disciplines like…
  • Aug 22

    PTAB Life Sciences Report

    PTAB Life Sciences Report
    By John Cravero and Richard Martin -- About the PTAB Life Sciences Report: Each week we will report on recent developments at the PTAB involving life sciences patents. Koios Pharmaceuticals LLC v. Medac Geselleschaft Fuer Klinische Spezial…
  • Aug 21

    Of Technical Tools and Problems: Going Beyond the Two-Prong Alice Test

    Of Technical Tools and Problems: Going Beyond the Two-Prong Alice Test
    By Michael Borella -- Introduction It is abundantly clear that the Supreme Court's 2014 Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank decision has significantly changed the patent-eligibility landscape for business methods and some types of software inventions.…
Rank this Week: 89