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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Apr 27

    Short Take: Speed Racer Robert

    Short Take: Speed Racer Robert
    It was a, ahem, shocking confession. Shot: “Some time ago, outside the statute of limitations, I drove 60 miles an hour in a 55-mile-an-hour zone,” said Roberts, drawing laughter from those in the courtroom. But the chief…
  • Apr 27

    A Sensitive Savage

    A Sensitive Savage
    Somebody wanted a job. Somebody was a Millennial. Hilarity ensued. Application I applied online. I interviewed at Pollard PLLC. Interview Jonathan Pollard is one of the rudest and unprofessional hiring managers I have ever encountered in my…
  • Apr 27

    Berkeley’s 99 Problem

    Berkeley’s 99 Problem
    The circus surrounding Ann Coulter’s speaking at Berkeley may be over, or not, as it appears that proxies will speak the words she was supposed to speak before her student sponsors pulled the plug and she canceled. Chancellor Nicholas…
Rank this Week: 47

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 46

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Apr 27

    Client Wins Full Refund From Car Dealer

    Client Wins Full Refund From Car Dealer
    After seeing an advertisement for a vehicle that was advertised as “runs and drives great”, our client went to look at it at the dealership.  Our client identified some problems, which the car dealer promised to fix. …
  • Apr 25

    Client Wins Against Cavalry SPV I, LLC

    Client Wins Against Cavalry SPV I, LLC
    Our client contacted us after being sued by Cavalry SPV l, LLC.  They were being sued by the law firm Andreu, Palma, Lavin & Solis, PLLC.  Attorney Desiree Lavin was their lead attorney.  The debt collectors sued under…
  • Apr 23

    Court Forces Mid-Atlantic Finance Company to Honor Its Promises to Our Client

    Court Forces Mid-Atlantic Finance Company to Honor Its Promises to Our Client
    Our client had purchased a vehicle from a small used car dealer, who then assigned the financing contract to Mid-Atlantic Finance Company.  When she was nearly finished making her payments, Mid-Atlantic Finance Company sent her a…
Rank this Week: 48

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Call for Submissions: The Military Law and the Law of War Review

    Call for Submissions: The Military Law and the Law of War Review
    The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre has issued a call for submissions for its 2016-2017 issue. Here's the call: The Military Law and the Law of War Review Call for Papers The…
  • Apr 27

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict & Security Law

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict & Security Law
    The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict & Security Law (Vol. 22, no. 1, Spring 2017) is out. Contents include:Andrea Breslin, A Reflection on the Legal Obligation for Third States to Ensure Respect for IHL Ben Saul, Enhancing…
  • Apr 27

    Khan: Protecting the Global Fishing Workforce: New International Labor Treaty to Enter into Force

    Khan: Protecting the Global Fishing Workforce: New International Labor Treaty to Enter into Force
    Sabaa A. Khan (Univ. of Eastern Finland - Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law) has posted an ASIL Insight on Protecting the Global Fishing Workforce: New International Labor Treaty to Enter into Force.
Rank this Week: 49

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: 50

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 27

    Daughter Sues Her Mother for Swindling Away Her Inheritance

    Daughter Sues Her Mother for Swindling Away Her Inheritance
    A daughter is accusing her Long Island mother of swindling away her inheritance. Elizabeth Marcus’s father left her a huge portfolio worth approximately $15 million, but now, her mother is selling the properties that belonged to Marcus in…
  • Apr 27

    How a Will Can Carry Out Your Wishe

    How a Will Can Carry Out Your Wishe
    In recent years, a growing number of people are drafting wills and living wills, which name agents to handle their medical care decisions if they become incapacitated. Perhaps, the deaths of entertainers like George Michael and Prince who…
  • Apr 27

    "Mary Kills People": New Drama About Assisted Suicide

    "Mary Kills People": New Drama About Assisted Suicide
    “Mary Kills People” is a new Canadian drama series about euthanasia that will make its debut this Sunday on Lifetime. The main character, Dr. Mary Harris, plays an emergency-room surgeon by day and a dispenser of death to the…
Rank this Week: 51

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
  • Apr 25

    Steve Bright

    Steve Bright
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn, a capital punishment case. The case was argued for petitioner by Steven Bright, the director of the Southern Center for Human Rights. Bright recently announced that…
  • Apr 25

    FAN 149 (First Amendment News) On hate speech: Will Howard Dean publicly debate Eugene Volokh?

    FAN 149 (First Amendment News) On hate speech: Will Howard Dean publicly debate Eugene Volokh?
    Suggestion: Howard Dean should debate Eugene Volokh at the Newseum, or at the National Constitutional Center, and/or on air — say, on CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper or Fox’s Tucker Carlson Tonight or on…
  • Apr 23

    On Donald Trump, J.D. Vance, and the white working cla

    On Donald Trump, J.D. Vance, and the white working cla
    Thanks for the opportunity to guest blog here at Concurring Opinions. Though I am a law professor on a law faculty, I plan to spend much of the time and space afforded by this blogging invitation to write more about politics and culture than…
Rank this Week: 52

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 27

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The Internet Archive, a non-profit that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. One…
  • Apr 27

    Corporate Directors Found Liable for Employees’ Unpaid Wage

    Corporate Directors Found Liable for Employees’ Unpaid Wage
    The Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (Board) notes that the following case is a “cautionary tale” for corporate directors. That is, the corporate directors in this case, unfortunately, “failed to scrutinize…
  • Apr 27

    Nintendo v. Go Cyber Shopping Glosses Over Important Issues in the New Digital Locks Regime

    Nintendo v. Go Cyber Shopping Glosses Over Important Issues in the New Digital Locks Regime
    We now have our first court decision interpreting Canada’s new digital lock regime in Nintendo v. Go Cyber Shopping 2017 FC 246. Unfortunately, the decision glosses over two issues that future courts will need to look at more closely.…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Apr 27

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail
    The Senate Criminal Justice Committee voted in favor of bail reform this on SB 1338 by a 7-0 vote.  A vote in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee is still pending on the companion bill, HB…
  • Apr 27

    TDCJ statistical report published months early

    TDCJ statistical report published months early
    Last year, Grits lodged a complaint that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Annual Statistical Report needn't take a full year to produce after each fiscal year ends.To their credit, TDCJ responded by bumping up the release date of the…
  • Apr 25

    Lies, police shootings, and the disinfecting sunlight of dashcam video

    Lies, police shootings, and the disinfecting sunlight of dashcam video
    While everything is fluid at the capitol, here are a few items from outside the pink dome that merit Grits readers' attention:Twin Peaks fiasco dragging on endlessly, expensivelyTwo years after the Twin Peaks biker shootout in Waco, there are…
Rank this Week: 54

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
  • Nov 12

    Test

    Test
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Rank this Week: 53

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 55

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 30

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out
    The State newspaper reported the ongoing struggle for low paid health care givers in South Carolina.  Low wages, high turnover and burn-out makes life difficult for both caregiver and patient. The turnover rate among nursing staff at the…
  • Jan 29

    Fraud and Forgery

    Fraud and Forgery
    The Columbus Dispatch reported that Autumn Health Care of Zanesville, a nursing home operator, has been ordered to repay tens of thousands of fraudulently obtained Medicare and Medicaid dollars, after an investigation by the Ohio…
  • Jan 28

    Caregiver Arrested

    Caregiver Arrested
    Twin Cities reported the arrest of David Erwin DeLong, nursing home employee, for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old resident with advanced Alzheimer’s disease at Heritage House in…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 60

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Apr 27

    April 28, 2017

    April 28, 2017
  • Apr 27

    Commentary: A needed deterrent for rising drug price

    Commentary: A needed deterrent for rising drug price
    In his April 20th Daily Record column about House Bill 631, the prescription drug price-gouging bill, Jeffrey Francer of the Association for Accessible Medicines  misses the point: namely, that many Marylanders, along with many Americans…
  • Apr 27

    Legal spat over Weinberg Foundation-backed building continue

    Legal spat over Weinberg Foundation-backed building continue
    A dispute over the sale of a west Baltimore building that was developed in part by The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation continues to move forward in federal court. The case stems from an agreement the foundation entered with a local…
Rank this Week: 58

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Alabama Legislature Passes Protections For Faith-Based Adoption Agencie

    Alabama Legislature Passes Protections For Faith-Based Adoption Agencie
    On Tuesday, the Alabama legislature gave final passage to HB 24, the  Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act (full text).  The bill protects religiously affiliated adoption and foster care agencies that refuse to provide,…
  • Apr 27

    USCIRF Issues 2017 Annual Report

    USCIRF Issues 2017 Annual Report
    Yesterday the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2017 Annual Report (full text).  The report reviews religious freedom concerns in numerous countries and includes recommendations to the State Department for…
  • Apr 27

    8th Circuit Rejects RFRA Defense To Heroin Distribution Charge

    8th Circuit Rejects RFRA Defense To Heroin Distribution Charge
    In United States v. Anderson, (8th Cir., April 28, 2017), the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Timothy Anderson's claim that his indictment on charges of heroin distribution should have been dismissed because the decision to…
Rank this Week: 59

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin
    There seems to be a mural in Chicago that was based on something from Pinterest, with the mural done without crediting the original source.The quotation below (from cw33) suggests that credit, rather than money, may be the primary driver in…
  • Apr 27

    Madison Place during the Civil War

    Madison Place during the Civil War
    The left stair section of the current Court of Claims building is "where" the entrance to the home of Secretary of State Seward was located in 1865. On April 14, 1865, Louis Powell, aka Lewis Payne, attempted to assassinate Seward, and…
  • Apr 26

    On-line paraphrasing software and "word salads"

    On-line paraphrasing software and "word salads"
    In the short blip about "plagiarism" by then-Judge Gorsuch, one issue was that theJudge cited fundamental references, rather than later references which citedthe fundamental references.A more recent post on the problem of on-line paraphrasing…
Rank this Week: 61

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Apr 25

    The Citizens Assembly Proposals: A Draft Bill

    The Citizens Assembly Proposals: A Draft Bill
    Lawyers for Choice has produced a draft bill that gives effect to the Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendations for abortion law reform. The purpose of the Bill is to codify the Assembly’s proposals, and to show how simply and…
  • Apr 24

    NUI Galway Announce New Director of Irish Centre for Human Right

    NUI Galway Announce New Director of Irish Centre for Human Right
    NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Siobhán Mullally as the Established Professor of Human Rights Law and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway. Professor Mullally will take up her post in…
  • Apr 23

    Barriers to first trimester abortion care.

    Barriers to first trimester abortion care.
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Dr. Deirdre Duffy from the Liverpool-Ireland Abortion Corridor Project. As the Citizens’ Assembly turn to the ‘when’ of abortion access, many are highlighting that allowing…
Rank this Week: 62

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Apr 27

    POSITION: Legal Assistant – Felony Division DEPARTMENT: State’s Attorney

    POSITION: Legal Assistant – Felony Division DEPARTMENT: State’s Attorney
    POSITION DESCRIPTIONPOSITION:                 Legal Assistant – Felony DivisionDEPARTMENT:        State’s…
  • Apr 26

    4 Reasons to Choose Illinois Central College's Paralegal Programs over ANY other Option

    4 Reasons to Choose Illinois Central College's Paralegal Programs over ANY other Option
    There are 4 general reasons the Illinois Central College Paralegal programs are the only Paralegal Education choice for anyone living in Central Illinois.ABA Approved: ICC is the ONLY community college to offer American Bar Association…
  • Apr 25

    Excellent Opportunity!

    Excellent Opportunity!
    TEMPORARY POSITION:The Dunlap Law Office, P.C., a downtown Peoria firm, has an immediate opening for a temporary position.  The law firm handles family law, estates, insurance defense work and creditor’s rights litigation. …
Rank this Week: 66

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 27

    "Sanctuary" order stay was an easy call

    "Sanctuary" order stay was an easy call
    I published this op/ed in the Los Angeles Daily Journal today: As it seeks to transform the nation’s immigration enforcement direction, the Trump administration is taking its lumps in the courts. Several courts have blocked the…
  • Apr 27

    In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction In Immigration

    In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction In Immigration
    NPR offers a sobering report of the immigration consequences of the first 100 days of the Trump administration. President Trump has drastically reduced the flow of immigration, both legal (including refugees) and illegal, to the United…
  • Apr 27

    Recap of the Supreme Court Argument in Maslenjak v. United State

    Recap of the Supreme Court Argument in Maslenjak v. United State
    Amy Howe on SCOTUSBlog recaps the argument of Maslenjak v. United States in the Supreme Court. She encapsulates the argument in her introduction: "[T]he justices were not especially sympathetic to the plight of Divna Maslenjak. The…
Rank this Week: 64

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Fact or Fiction: The President Pays for the First Family’s Grocerie

    Fact or Fiction: The President Pays for the First Family’s Grocerie
    This is a fact! The president of the United States pays for meals for himself, his family and personal guests. This includes the First Family’s private Thanksgiving meal.  The First Family must also pay for their own household…
  • Apr 17

    Did United Have the Right to Forcibly Remove a Passenger from a Full Flight?

    Did United Have the Right to Forcibly Remove a Passenger from a Full Flight?
    @United overbook #flight3411 and decided to force random passengers off the plane. Here’s how they did it: pic.twitter.com/QfefM8X2cW — Jayse D. Anspach (@JayseDavid) April 10, 2017 Last Sunday, Dr. David Dao was violently removed…
  • Apr 7

    A Bill Would Turn California Into A Sanctuary State. Is That Legal?

    A Bill Would Turn California Into A Sanctuary State. Is That Legal?
    How Would California Become the Country’s First Sanctuary State? In 2013, California passed the Trust Act, which prevents jails from keeping someone in custody for immigration authorities after they are eligible for release. Many cities…
Rank this Week: 68

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: 67

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 28

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce
    In August, a new NBC sitcom will premiere starring Marlon Wayans that will show a more loving side of divorce. “Marlon,” which premieres Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9/8 CT), is a lighthearted comedy about a father doing his best to…
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
    Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?…
  • Mar 24

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
Rank this Week: 65

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 63

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Los Angeles jury awards $22 million in punitive damages against medical device company

    Los Angeles jury awards $22 million in punitive damages against medical device company
    The Star Tribune reports that yesterday a Los Angeles jury awarded $2.7 million in compensatory damages and $22 million in punitive damages in an wrongful termination suit against Minnesota-based Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., a medical device…
  • Apr 15

    Sacramento jury awards $7.5 million in punitive damages against group home

    Sacramento jury awards $7.5 million in punitive damages against group home
    The Sacramento Bee is reporting that a jury in Sacramento has awarded $7.5 million in punitive damages and $4.5 million in compensatory damages against EMQ Families First, a group home for emotionally troubled youth.  The plaintiffs…
  • Mar 29

    Another proposal to eliminate tax deductions for punitive damages in California (SB 66)

    Another proposal to eliminate tax deductions for punitive damages in California (SB 66)
    Under current law, a business that is ordered to pay a punitive damages award can take a tax deduction for that payment, as a business expense.  In recent years it has become an annual ritual for state and federal legislators to propose…
Rank this Week: 70

Beyond Structured Settlements

Beyond Structured Settlements

Covers 468B settlement funds, factoring, medicare set-aside arrangements, settlement planning, special needs trusts and structured settlements. By Patrick Hindert.

http://s2kmblog.typepad.com/rethinking_structured_set/
  • Apr 17

    ASNP 2017 Annual Conference

    ASNP 2017 Annual Conference
    For the past 11 years, the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP) annual conferences have consistently improved the educational scope and standards for an expanding professional landscape which, in addition to, and overlapping with, special…
  • Mar 20

    SSP 2017 Annual Conference

    SSP 2017 Annual Conference
    Although the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) was founded in 2000, the term "settlement planner" is still viewed by many structured settlement stakeholders as an inflated synonym for "plaintiff broker". Current SSP President Joseph Tombs…
  • Feb 23

    Structured Settlement 2016 Annuity Sale

    Structured Settlement 2016 Annuity Sale
    Among many recent structured settlement industry developments, perhaps the most significant and impressive has been the continuation of sustained primary market annuity sales growth - especially in the context of various industry challenges.…
Rank this Week: 72

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 71

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: 69

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Apr 25

    Tomorrow, April 26: Day One of the 11th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute

    Tomorrow, April 26: Day One of the 11th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute
    And I’ll be there!  Not just there but “keynote luncheon speaker” there.  Here:   Pretty sure you can still register.  Not clear on why you wouldn’t!
  • Apr 21

    When Fakery Turns Fatal

    When Fakery Turns Fatal
    Originally posted 2011-02-13 19:15:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe New York Times reports about an aspect of trademark enforcement which, among the disputes over rent-seeking and IP overreach, is often...
  • Apr 21

    Conoce a los bloggers – INTA Barcelona 2017

    Conoce a los bloggers – INTA Barcelona 2017
    Ay, Dios mio… viviendo el sueño.  ¿Es realmente posible en nuestro mundo tanto triste y prosaico? ¡Di me, Elvis!  ¡Di me la verdad! Yes, yes, yes! The trademark bloggers are...
Rank this Week: 73

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jan 7

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter
    The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and who had been wanted for more than a decade by U.S. authorities, was charged on Friday in the United States with engaging in drug trafficking and money…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
Rank this Week: 75

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: 74

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/
  • Apr 27

    Stoughton on Public and Private Policing

    Stoughton on Public and Private Policing
    Seth W. Stoughton (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted The Blurred Blue Line: Reform in an Era of Public & Private Policing (American Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In April…
  • Apr 27

    Podgor on White Collar Shortcut

    Podgor on White Collar Shortcut
    Ellen S. Podgor (Stetson University College of Law) has posted White Collar Shortcuts (University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2018, No. 3, 2018, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the aftermath of financial and corporate frauds,…
  • Apr 26

    Brown on Discovery Reform

    Brown on Discovery Reform
    Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Discovery Reform in State Criminal Justice (Forthcoming in Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017)) on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 76

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    KEN WHITE HAS PASSED AWAY

    KEN WHITE HAS PASSED AWAY
    Very sad news today as we have learned that attorney Ken White- a great and long time fixture in the REGJB- passed away, reportedly in his sleep, last night. Ken was known as an expert in death penalty criminal defense. He handled many…
  • Apr 25

    MORE VOIR DIRE

    MORE VOIR DIRE
    We're in a jury selection mood lately, so here are Rumpole's "Rules Of Voir Dire" (c) 2017 Justice Building Blog. 10.  This is for ASAs. Never ask jurors if they would like DNA, Video, fingerprints, etc, when you don't have that in…
  • Apr 25

    LUNCH AND LEARN TODAY ! (TUESDAY)

    LUNCH AND LEARN TODAY ! (TUESDAY)
    Lunch...AND Learn?! What a novel concept!Today, at noon, at our humble courthouse, the master of voir dire, Gene Zenobi will be reprising his lecture on the subject.  This is one you don't want to miss. Jury selection is by far the…
Rank this Week: 78

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,…
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Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 82

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 26

    History and Future of NAFTA

    History and Future of NAFTA
    The history of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began in 1980 when candidate Ronald Reagan proposed a North American common market in his presidential campaign. The first move in creating NAFTA came when President Reagan made…
  • Apr 25

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours: April 28 – May 12

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours: April 28 – May 12
    During the reading and exam period students must make a reservation to use a library study room.  Mandatory room reservations begin on Friday, April 28th at 8:00am; at that time, all study rooms will be locked and students must go to the…
  • Apr 19

    Summer and Graduate Access to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw

    Summer and Graduate Access to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw
    The three legal research databases:  Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext are available to Brooklyn Law School students this summer.  May 2017 graduates will also have access to these databases for six months after…
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: 81

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 25

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma
    Franklin Zimring quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 25, 2017 “A police chief’s priority shouldn’t be just the protection of his officers but the preservation of civilian lives,” Zimring said. “Of the 10…
  • Apr 22

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration
    Claudia Polsky quoted by The Mercury News, April 22, 2017 At a Walnut Creek rally attended by 1,500 people, Claudia Polsky, director of the UC Berkeley School of Law’s environmental law clinic, told the crowd, “Facts do not speak…
  • Apr 21

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office
    Melissa Murray quoted by ABC 7 News, April 21, 2017 “What you are seeing right now, this sort of legislating by executive order, it’s probably not the most effective means, but it is what you’ve seen going on in the first…
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Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Apr 24

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jordan Morris Killed in Super Inn Motel Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jordan Morris Killed in Super Inn Motel Shooting
    Could This Decatur Motel Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 21-year-old Jordan Morris was reportedly shot and killed outside a Super Inn Motel in Decatur Wednesday, April 12, 2017. According to 11 Alive News, the fatal…
  • Apr 18

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Fanoris Jackson Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Fanoris Jackson Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting
    Could This Highland Woods Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside the Highland Woods apartment complex reportedly claimed the life of 20-year-old Fanoris Jermaine Jackson, Jr. Saturday afternoon, April…
  • Apr 12

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jonathan Pringle Shot, Robbed in Lithonia Apartment

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jonathan Pringle Shot, Robbed in Lithonia Apartment
    Could This Senseless Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 27-year-old Jonathan Pringle was reportedly shot and killed during a robbery at the Chelsea Apartments in Lithonia Sunday, April 8, 2017. According to WSB-TV 2, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 79

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 27

    Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017

    Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
    In a largely bi-partisan vote, the US House of Representatives has passed H.R. 1695, the “Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017.”  The Bill was introduced by Judiciary Committee Chair Bob…
  • Apr 26

    What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perception

    What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perception
    I just read an interesting short article from Prof Gregory Mandel (Temple) titled What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perceptions [available here].  Part of the papers includes survey results from both lay individuals and…
  • Apr 26

    PTAB Must Justify Each of its Obviousness Conclusion

    PTAB Must Justify Each of its Obviousness Conclusion
    Securus Tech v. Global Tel*Link (Fed. Cir. 2017) (IPR2014-01278) (Pat. No. 7,860,222) In this nonprecedential decision by Judge Chen, the Federal Circuit has partially-vacated and remanded – finding that the Board (PTAB) had failed…
Rank this Week: 84

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Apr 27

    Roger Zullo Has Four Pending Customer Complaint

    Roger Zullo Has Four Pending Customer Complaint
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 25, 2017 indicate that former Massachusetts-based LPL Financial broker/adviser Roger Zullo has been sanctioned by the State of Massachusetts and named in…
  • Apr 27

    Joseph Glodek: Has Received Three Regulatory Sanction

    Joseph Glodek: Has Received Three Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 25, 2017 indicate that New Jersey-based Newbridge Securities broker Joseph Glodek has been the subject of customer disputes and regulatory…
  • Apr 27

    Walter Starkey Has Received Past Customer Complaint

    Walter Starkey Has Received Past Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 25, 2017 indicate that Iowa-based Ameritas Investment Corporation broker Walter Starkey has been the subject of a customer dispute and is…
Rank this Week: 85

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: 86

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/
  • Apr 27

    The Dogs Of Saskatoon: A Case Of Mistaken Identity?

    The Dogs Of Saskatoon: A Case Of Mistaken Identity?
    The Law Society of Saskatchewan found no misconduct in a matter where the accused attorney ("Member") allegedly gave false testimony in a "dangerous dog" proceeding. This is the latest in the ongoing legal saga of Hachi-Ko…
  • Apr 27

    An Agressive Marketing Strategy Gets An Attorney Suspended In Two Place

    An Agressive Marketing Strategy Gets An Attorney Suspended In Two Place
    A reciprocal one-year suspension has been imposed by the New Jersey supreme Court based on an identical Pennsylvania suspension. From the report of the Disciplinary Review Board The Joint Petition set forth the factual basis for…
  • Apr 27

    Client Who Had Goal "To Be An Ass" Forfeited Right To Appointed Counsel

    Client Who Had Goal "To Be An Ass" Forfeited Right To Appointed Counsel
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has held that a criminal defendant forfeited his right to counsel We review whether Jack Suriano's actions, which caused three attorneys appointed by the State Public Defender to withdraw in rapid succession,…
Rank this Week: 88

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/
  • Apr 24

    Advance Medical Directives in Virginia

    Advance Medical Directives in Virginia
    An advance medical directive is a legal document that allows a person to state what they want for their own medical care if they are unable to make decisions for themselves due to incapacity. In Virginia, advance medical directives are…
  • Apr 13

    Sole Custody of Children in Virginia

    Sole Custody of Children in Virginia
    People undergoing the process of separation and divorce face many major, life-changing events all at one time. First and foremost in the minds of most parents in this situation is the issue of child custody. The initial question on the minds…
  • Mar 28

    Unenforceable Custody and Support Provisions in Separation Agreement

    Unenforceable Custody and Support Provisions in Separation Agreement
    It is not uncommon for people undergoing divorce to approach their attorneys with a laundry list of terms regarding their children that they would like included in their separation agreement, or for people who already divorced to approach…
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • Apr 27

    The National Security Law Podcast, Episode 14: Potential Assange Charges, and More From Some Island in the Pacific

    The National Security Law Podcast, Episode 14: Potential Assange Charges, and More From Some Island in the Pacific
    [Note: we are working to sort out a challenge with the embed code, so for now we are simply linking to the NSL Podcast home page.  For Episode 14, please just click here.] In this episode, Professors Chesney and Vladeck run through the…
  • Apr 27

    Rational Security: The "SF-86’ed" Edition

    Rational Security: The "SF-86’ed" Edition
    Mike Flynn is back in hot water over money he took from foreign sources. The Senate Intelligence Committee is beefing up for a long investigation of Russian meddling in the election. And FBI Director Jim Comey is back in the spotlight again…
  • Apr 27

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The United States will pursue a strategy of enhanced regional diplomacy and economic sanctions to rein in North Korea’s nuclear program, according to a Joint Statement released yesterday by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense…
Rank this Week: 94

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

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

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Apr 17

    * 17 Seconds #35 – Whitelist us please!

    * 17 Seconds #35 – Whitelist us please!
    We’re here to help. By Erik J. Heels First published 4/17/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. While the open rate for Clocktower Law’s emails (like this one) is twice industry average, we are not satisfied. It has come…
  • Mar 17

    * 17 Seconds #34 – Is your startup having an IP mid-life crisis?

    * 17 Seconds #34 – Is your startup having an IP mid-life crisis?
    It just takes longer because I’m Middle-Aged Man! By Erik J. Heels First published 3/17/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. That, of course, is a reference to the 1990s SNL “Middle-Aged Man Superhero” sketch by…
  • Feb 17

    * 17 Seconds #33 – Hire my brother Mark Heels (and I will owe you a favor)

    * 17 Seconds #33 – Hire my brother Mark Heels (and I will owe you a favor)
    Nepotism is a good deal if you can get it, but we’re not hiring at the moment. By Erik J. Heels First published 2/15/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. One of the things I love about running my own law firm is the flexible…
Rank this Week: 91