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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 45

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 16

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women
    United Nations Peacekeeping is actively looking for “qualified senior women” to join their staff: We are looking for senior qualified women with proven leadership skills, integrity, and commitment to the ideals of the UN…
  • Apr 15

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence
    During her first visit to Colombia last month, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura drew attention to the issue of sexual violence in Colombia’s five decade long conflict. She met with government…
  • Apr 15

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Daniela Kravetz as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Daniela is an international criminal justice and gender practitioner. She currently works as a consultant for UN Women in Colombia supporting…
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: 49

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Apr 20

    Weekly News Roundup

    Weekly News Roundup
    The Texas Lawyer reports that Texas has amended a statute that allows plaintiffs to recover attorneys' fees in breach of contract claims. The statute originally allowed for recovery from an individual or a corporation. The amendment permits…
  • Apr 20

    Joint Call for Papers from Section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law and Section on Women in Legal Education

    Joint Call for Papers from Section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law and Section on Women in Legal Education
    AALS Section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law AALS Section on Women in Legal Education Call For Papers Female Perspectives in Commercial and Consumer Law The AALS Section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law is pleased to announce a…
  • Apr 20

    What Is the Place of Core Doctrinal Teaching and Scholarship in the New Curriculum?

    What Is the Place of Core Doctrinal Teaching and Scholarship in the New Curriculum?
    When I was a law student, I knew what the core of my legal education was. It consisted of traditional legal courses like contracts, civil procedure, property, torts, constitutional law, criminal law and procedure, etc. In my second and…
Rank this Week: 48

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Apr 17

    Flowering Trees. . .a Beautiful Harbinger of Spring – Pic of the Week

    Flowering Trees. . .a Beautiful Harbinger of Spring – Pic of the Week
    The following is a guest post by Kimberly Allen, our planning officer for the Law Library of Congress and editor for In Custodia Legis. Spring may well be my favorite time of year, and I believe there is nowhere more gorgeous than D.C. in the…
  • Apr 15

    Frontier Racing and Injured Pride: The Duel Between Andrew Jackson and Charles Dickinson

    Frontier Racing and Injured Pride: The Duel Between Andrew Jackson and Charles Dickinson
    One of things I enjoy about working at the Library of Congress is visiting our Manuscripts Division to read first-hand accounts of historic events. After reading a biography of Andrew Jackson, I looked through the finding aid for his papers…
  • Apr 14

    Scholar Nicholas Vincent Delivers Final Magna Carta Lecture

    Scholar Nicholas Vincent Delivers Final Magna Carta Lecture
    The Law Library recently welcomed Magna Carta expert Nicholas Vincent for its final program in the Magna Carta Lecture Series. Vincent, professor of medieval history at the University of East Anglia, gave a lively and visual presentation…
Rank this Week: 50

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Apr 20

    "Should Victims Say How Boston Bomber Pays?"

    "Should Victims Say How Boston Bomber Pays?"
    "Should Victims Say How Boston Bomber Pays?" Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
  • Apr 20

    "Court considers limits to vagueness in statutes"

    "Court considers limits to vagueness in statutes"
    "Court considers limits to vagueness in statutes": In Tuesday's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes will have an article that begins, "The Supreme Court on Monday tried to discern just how vague and opaque a law must be before the…
  • Apr 20

    "Courts' War on FDR Continues With Obama"

    "Courts' War on FDR Continues With Obama"
    "Courts' War on FDR Continues With Obama": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Rank this Week: 52

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Supreme Court Denies Review In RLUIPA Land Use Case

    Supreme Court Denies Review In RLUIPA Land Use Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court today denied review in Lichtfield Historic District Commission v. Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County, Inc., (Docket No. 14-1001, cert. denied 4/20/2015) .(Order List). In the case, the Second Circuit…
  • Apr 20

    Utah Law Creates Uncertainty In Protections For County Clerks Refusing To Officiate At Same-Sex Marriage

    Utah Law Creates Uncertainty In Protections For County Clerks Refusing To Officiate At Same-Sex Marriage
    Yesterday's Deseret News reports that in Utah, county clerks are closely examining one provision included in SB 297 titled "Protections for Religious Expression and Beliefs about Marriage, Family, or Sexuality." The…
  • Apr 20

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Tadeusz Kugler, State-Sponsored Religion as Impediment To Assimilation and Immigration: A Look at Europe, (In Narratives and Negotiation: Agency, Religion and the State, edited by Autumn Quezada-Grant and Sargon Donabed. New York,…
Rank this Week: 51

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Conference: Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law

    Conference: Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law
    The 2015 Spring Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of International Law will take place April 28-May 2, in Washington, DC. The program is here.
  • Apr 20

    Halliday & Shaffer: Transnational Legal Order

    Halliday & Shaffer: Transnational Legal Order
    Terence C. Halliday (American Bar Foundation) & Gregory Shaffer (Univ. of California, Irvine - Law) have published Transnational Legal Orders (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). Contents include: Terence Halliday & Gregory Shaffer,…
  • Apr 20

    Waibel: Principles of Treaty Interpretation: Developed for and Applied by National Courts?

    Waibel: Principles of Treaty Interpretation: Developed for and Applied by National Courts?
    Michael Waibel (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted Principles of Treaty Interpretation: Developed for and Applied by National Courts? Here's the abstract:More than 40 years after the Vienna conference on the law of treaties codified…
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: 54

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Apr 20

    Microsoft's iPhone Apps Plus 66 More Must-Read

    Microsoft's iPhone Apps Plus 66 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 67 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Apr 17

    From Cartier Santos to Apple Watch; Review of Snipping Tool; Young Lawyers and Legal Technology

    From Cartier Santos to Apple Watch; Review of Snipping Tool; Young Lawyers and Legal Technology
    Today's issue of TL Serendipity contains these articles: Jeffrey Richardson, Hands on With Apple Watch Neil Squillante, From Cartier Santos to Apple Watch Joshua Gordon, Review: Snipping Tool Sean Doherty, Why Young Lawyers Lack Interest in…
  • Apr 17

    Review of Rocket Matter iPad Edition Plus Legendary Customer Service

    Review of Rocket Matter iPad Edition Plus Legendary Customer Service
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Rocket Matter iPad Edition seeks to offer the best of both worlds — a practice management app for your iPad with your data hosted in the cloud. Law Practice Advisor Heidi Alexander assesses whether this app...
Rank this Week: 56

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: 55

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 20

    Blue Bell Recalls All Products Made in All Company Facilitie

    Blue Bell Recalls All Products Made in All Company Facilitie
    Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham, TX, announced Monday that it is recalling all of its products currently on the market made at all of its facilities, including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks, because they have the…
  • Apr 20

    Chicken Sausage Products Recalled for Possible Plastic Piece

    Chicken Sausage Products Recalled for Possible Plastic Piece
    Kayem Foods of Chelsea, MA, is recalling approximately 59,203 pounds of fully cooked chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
  • Apr 20

    La Clarita Queseria Cheese Recalled for Risk of Staphylococcus Aureus Contamination

    La Clarita Queseria Cheese Recalled for Risk of Staphylococcus Aureus Contamination
    Consumers are being warned not to eat La Clarita Queseria Queso Fresco “Fresh Cheese” made by Queseria La Poblanita Inc. of New York, NY, due to possible Staphylococcus aureus contamination. Officials from the New…
Rank this Week: 57

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

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

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

    Call For Support

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

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

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

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 58

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Nevada Legislature: Senate OKs bill cracking down on teacher-student sex crime

    Nevada Legislature: Senate OKs bill cracking down on teacher-student sex crime
    4-18-15 Nevada: Nevada senators have passed a bill that would toughen penalties against teachers and other school workers who have sexual relationships with students. Senators unanimously approved SB192 on Friday. It now heads to the…
  • Apr 17

    FSCJ changed policy to restrict sex offenders, bar sex predators from campuse

    FSCJ changed policy to restrict sex offenders, bar sex predators from campuse
    4-17-15 Florida: Florida State College at Jacksonville has implemented a policy that mandates sex offenders go through an additional application process while baring sexual predators from enrolling. The change comes after a state database…
  • Apr 17

    'Virtuous pedophiles' work not to be real-life monster

    'Virtuous pedophiles' work not to be real-life monster
    4-17-15 Florida: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — 'Sex offender.' The words are charged with meaning – and for some, automatically evoke the very worst child sex crimes, like the rape and murder of Summer Thompson or Cherish Periwinkle. In reality,…
Rank this Week: 59

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Apr 19

    70% of Lawyers Don’t Know What the Internet I

    70% of Lawyers Don’t Know What the Internet I
    Every year at ABA TECHSHOW, we get the results of the ABA’s annual technology survey. This year we learned that only 30% of lawyers say they use a web-based service.1 Wait, what? 70% of lawyers don’t use email? They don’t do…
  • Apr 17

    ABA TECHSHOW 2015 Liveblog, Day 3

    ABA TECHSHOW 2015 Liveblog, Day 3
  • Apr 16

    Email and Accounting: Two Features that Distinguish Some Practice Management Software

    Email and Accounting: Two Features that Distinguish Some Practice Management Software
    When it comes to practice management software, there are two features that to distinguish some options from others. Email First, email. While older practice management software like Time Matters includes email, it is clunky. Once you’ve…
Rank this Week: 60

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 20

    6 Expensive Estate Planning Mistake

    6 Expensive Estate Planning Mistake
    The issues surrounding late Soprano’s actor James Gandolfini's estate provide another example as to why proper estate planning is so important. Below are six mistakes that people often make that could cause headaches: You are not too young…
  • Apr 20

    Estate Planners Should Prepare for Dementia

    Estate Planners Should Prepare for Dementia
    As the baby boomer generation continues to age, issues with dementia and Alzheimer’s will become more prevalent. “Diminishing capacity is a big problem for financial advisers, and can cause the elderly to make unwise financial…
  • Apr 20

    SEC Raises Eyebrows Over Sam Wyly's Ranch

    SEC Raises Eyebrows Over Sam Wyly's Ranch
    Regulators accused former billionaire, now bankrupt, Sam Wyly, of hiding his ownership in a Colorado luxury ranch in order to avoid paying creditors $50 million in sale proceeds. According to a filing rendered by the Securities and Exchange…
Rank this Week: 61

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 20

    Kazakhstan: Reject Anti-LGBT “Propaganda” Law

    Kazakhstan: Reject Anti-LGBT “Propaganda” Law
    Following in the steps of Russia’s draconian 2013 anti-LGBT law, Kazakhstan’s Senate has passed a similar law banning “propaganda of non-traditional sexual orientation.” This new legislation – the Law on the…
  • Apr 16

    5 things you should know about Bahrain ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix

    5 things you should know about Bahrain ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix
    This weekend, Bahrain will host the Formula One Grand Prix. But behind the shiny fast cars and super-sized champagne bottles lies a government that is willing to stop at nothing to punish those who dare to speak out about the … Please…
  • Apr 15

    Behind the Numbers: Understanding Boko Haram’s Reign of Terror in Nigeria

    Behind the Numbers: Understanding Boko Haram’s Reign of Terror in Nigeria
    By Adotei Akwei and Caroline Courtney “They used to train girls how to shoot guns. I was among the girls trained to shoot. I was also trained how to use bombs and how to attack a village. They’ll dress us … Please continue…
Rank this Week: 62

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Apr 20

    LPN Steals Narcotic

    LPN Steals Narcotic
    Cleveland.com had an article about a nursing home nurse who is charged with stealing prescription painkillers from two nursing homes.  Kassidy K. Scalia is charged with seven counts of illegally processing drug documents and four counts…
  • Apr 19

    Sexual Assault Conviction

    Sexual Assault Conviction
    Antonia Nieto has been convicted on two counts of first-degree sexual assault on an at-risk adult and one count of unlawful sexual contact on an at-risk adult. Nieto worked at Broomfield Skilled Nursing where he assaulted two patients, a 73…
  • Apr 18

    Owner Steals to Buy Crack

    Owner Steals to Buy Crack
    WRAL reported that Victoria Diane White, owner of the North Carolina nursing home Miracle Restoration, was arrested after stealing $250 from a resident’s bank account to buy gasoline, which she traded for crack cocaine and other drugs.…
Rank this Week: 65

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Apr 9

    Don’t tread on my Internet

    Don’t tread on my Internet
    Ben Sperry and I have a long piece on net neutrality in the latest issue of Reason Magazine entitled, “How to Break the Internet.” It’s part of a special collection of articles and videos dedicated to the proposition…
  • Apr 9

    FCC Preemption of State Municipal Broadband Restrictions is Legally Problematic and Bad for Taxpayers and Competition

    FCC Preemption of State Municipal Broadband Restrictions is Legally Problematic and Bad for Taxpayers and Competition
    By a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided on February 26 to preempt state laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that bar municipally-owned broadband providers from providing services beyond their geographic…
  • Apr 8

    The Ninth Circuit botched its efficiencies analysis in the FTC v St Lukes antitrust case

    The Ninth Circuit botched its efficiencies analysis in the FTC v St Lukes antitrust case
    Earlier this week the International Center for Law & Economics, along with a group of prominent professors and scholars of law and economics, filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit seeking rehearing en banc of the court’s FTC,…
Rank this Week: 66

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
Rank this Week: 63

Australian Regulatory Compliance…

Australian Regulatory Compliance Review

Covers legal and regulatory impacts on Australian businesses. By David Jacobson.

http://www.djacobson.com/australian_regulatory_rev/
  • Jun 15

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?
    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private? Not automatically. In dealing with ASIC and other regulators it is important to understand that the Freedom of Information Act 1982 applies to government agency records and…
  • Jun 15

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?
    In the matter of Re1 Limited (ABN 80 145 743 862) and Re2 Limited as responsible entities for Westfield Retail Trust 1 and Westfield Retail Trust 2 (No 3) [2014] NSWSC 762 the NSW Supreme Court considered the adjournment of the adjournment of…
  • Jun 15

    Small amount credit change

    Small amount credit change
    The National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contracts) Regulation 2014 was registered on 12 June 2014. The Regulation clarifies the changes introduced on 1 July 2013 which imposed a cap on costs and a limit on fees…
Rank this Week: 64

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Contest Rules Offering: For Running Contests In Canada (Excluding Quebec)

    Contest Rules Offering: For Running Contests In Canada (Excluding Quebec)
    April 20, 2014 I’ve been quite engaged on advertising, marketing and competition law projects for the past few months. Having said that, I thought I would launch an offer for basic random draw or consumer generated contest rules and…
  • Mar 24

    Conferences: Upcoming University of Trento Antitrust Events (April & June)

    Conferences: Upcoming University of Trento Antitrust Events (April & June)
    March 24, 2015 The Osservatorio Antitrust of the University of Trento is organizing the following two outstanding events for competition law practitioners: April 16th – 18th: The fifth edition of the Trento Antitrust Conference will…
  • Mar 12

    Conferences: Future of Competition Law and Policy in ASEAN Countrie

    Conferences: Future of Competition Law and Policy in ASEAN Countrie
    March 12, 2015 The Future of Competition Law and Policy in the ASEAN Countries (April 23, 2015) Concurrences Journal, in partnership with ESSEC Singapore and Sorbonne-Assas International Law School, will hold its inaugural…
Rank this Week: 70

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 67

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 69

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
  • Mar 24

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?
    Most of the posts on this blog, and in fact on most bankruptcy blogs, focus on the consumer as the bankruptcy debtor.  That makes sense–most bankruptcy cases involve a consumer debtor and a number of institutional creditors,…
  • Mar 21

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Junior Mortgage “Lien Strip” Case

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Junior Mortgage “Lien Strip” Case
    On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases involving whether a chapter 7 debtor may strip off a second (or any junior) mortgage that is not secured by the home’s actual market value. In Bank of…
Rank this Week: 68

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
Rank this Week: 72

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Apr 20

    Third Circuit refuses to extend ascertainability further; Judge Rendell would scale it back

    Third Circuit refuses to extend ascertainability further; Judge Rendell would scale it back
    In last week's decision Byrd v. Aaron's, Inc., a unanimous panel of the Third Circuit reversed a district court's decision to deny class certification on ascertainability grounds. (You'll recall that ascertainability is the court-developed…
  • Apr 20

    Who benefits from a tuition tax credit?

    Who benefits from a tuition tax credit?
    …is the question analysis by this thoughtful piece in Vox (with an embedded clip from The West Wing, for those of you feeling nostalgic for a more harmonious time in government, however fictional). The occasion for the discussion is…
  • Apr 20

    John Oliver on the snowball effects of fines for minor infraction

    John Oliver on the snowball effects of fines for minor infraction
    John Oliver has this marvelously clear and detailed report on modern-day debtors’ prisons and how the combination of poor public policy, municipalities’ reliance on fines for their budgets, and private probation companies yields a…
Rank this Week: 71

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 20

    Conner on Safe Harbors for Youth in Sex Trade

    Conner on Safe Harbors for Youth in Sex Trade
    Brendan M. Conner (Streetwise and Safe) has posted In Loco Aequitatis: The Dangers of 'Safe Harbor' Laws for Youth in the Sex Trades (Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2016, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here...
  • Apr 20

    Rubinson on the Realities of Adjudication

    Rubinson on the Realities of Adjudication
    Robert Rubinson (University of Baltimore - School of Law) has posted There is No Such Thing as Litigation: Access to Justice and the Realities of Adjudication (Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 18, No. 1, Winter 2015, pp. 185-210)...
  • Apr 20

    Bleustein on Consular Immunity

    Bleustein on Consular Immunity
    Irina Kotchach Bleustein has posted Achieving the Coexistence of Accountability and Immunity: The Prosecution of Devyani Khobragade and the Role of Consular Immunity in Criminal Cases (American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 52, Spring Issue,…
Rank this Week: 73

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
Rank this Week: 74

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 77

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    EEOC Issues Long-Awaited Wellness Program Rule

    EEOC Issues Long-Awaited Wellness Program Rule
    Late last week, the EEOC released the proposed rules on wellness programs for employers.  These long-awaited proposed rules will likely be adopted in full by this summer, after the public has 60 days to submit comments. I talked about…
  • Apr 15

    When Do Volunteers Become “Employees” Under Anti-Discrimination Laws?

    When Do Volunteers Become “Employees” Under Anti-Discrimination Laws?
    Having this blog for nearly eight years, it’s fair to say that I’ve covered quite a few topics. But every once in a while, a never-before-discussed issue makes it way to the forefront. Today is one of those days. My…
  • Apr 14

    Bill Amending CHRO Procedures Is “Mostly” Dead

    Bill Amending CHRO Procedures Is “Mostly” Dead
    If you read the headlines this morning, you may have seen that nearly four dozen bills died at the Judiciary Committee yesterday afternoon.  Indeed, no bills made it out at the deadline. The unusual occurrence seemed related to an e-mail…
Rank this Week: 76

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: 75

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 2

    Japanese Court Removal Request

    Japanese Court Removal Request
    International: Japanese Court Removal Request; <br> <i>From:</i> ( Japan) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc.
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
Rank this Week: 78

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Toddler Injured In Riverside County Swimming Pool Accident

    Toddler Injured In Riverside County Swimming Pool Accident
    An alert bystander played a crucial role in preventing what could have ended up as a tragic swimming pool accident in Riverside County. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, firefighter-paramedics responded the evening of April…
  • Apr 17

    Boys Drown After Driving ATV Into Pond

    Boys Drown After Driving ATV Into Pond
    Two young boys drowned after an ATV accident the afternoon of April 12, 2015. According to a news report in The Sacramento Bee, California Highway Patrol officials reported that the boys were identified as Blake Lee Cronkhite, 5, and Jayden…
  • Apr 13

    Fatal Fountain Valley Hit-and-Run Collision

    Fatal Fountain Valley Hit-and-Run Collision
    Theodore Antolin, 30, was killed in a Fountain Valley car accident, which officials say, involved two hit-and-run drivers. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, police found Antolin lying in the southbound lanes of…
Rank this Week: 79

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Five Injured In Bellflower Car Accident

    Five Injured In Bellflower Car Accident
    Five people were injured in a car accident in Bellflower after a car crashed into a Norwalk transit bus with passengers on board. According to a KABC news report, the injury collision occurred the evening of April 17, 2015. Police say an…
  • Apr 17

    Orange County Motorcycle Accident Proves Fatal

    Orange County Motorcycle Accident Proves Fatal
    Robert Baker, 70, was killed in an Orange County motorcycle accident after a vehicle struck him. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred on Antonio Parkway near El Prado in Rancho Santa…
  • Apr 13

    Man Killed In Monterey Park DUI Crash

    Man Killed In Monterey Park DUI Crash
    One man was killed and four others were injured in what officials describe as a suspected DUI crash in Monterey Park. According to a news report in the Pasadena Star-News, the fatal collision occurred the night of April 9, 2015 in the 300…
Rank this Week: 82

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Apr 19

    2015.54: Statute of Limitations Law Geekery

    2015.54: Statute of Limitations Law Geekery
    In 2010 D is charged with communicating through a commercial online service in a sexually explicit manner with a minor under Section 33.021(b) of the Texas Penal Code. He is convicted in 2011 and put on probation, which he complies…
  • Apr 15

    2015.53: Get a Grip, Gaa

    2015.53: Get a Grip, Gaa
    That’s a cop allowing a girl to get out of a minor-in-possession ticket by winning a game of rock-paper-scissors. Here‘s Burleson County Precinct 2 Constable Dennis Gaas’s take: Gaas says he found out about the incident last…
  • Apr 15

    2015.52: Hot Texas First Amendment Action

    2015.52: Hot Texas First Amendment Action
    Ex Parte J.I.L. (that’s the real name; it’s a juvenile case) is pending in the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas. Cocounsel Josh Andor of McKinney and I are challenging the constitutionality of the Online Impersonation…
Rank this Week: 81

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Apr 18

    Oriana Limps Back to Miami After Fire

    Oriana Limps Back to Miami After Fire
    The P & O Oriana has made it back safely to the Port of Miami last night after a fire broke out on the ship.  Viewers following the PTZ / Port of Miami webcam heard radio communication between the ship and the Coast Guard that a fire…
  • Apr 18

    NCL Crew Member Arrested in Drug Bust in Roatan

    NCL Crew Member Arrested in Drug Bust in Roatan
    A NCL crew member employed aboard the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship was arrested yesterday when he attempted to smuggle cocaine aboard the ship when it was docked in Roatan, according to the Teledifusora Insular television station. The…
  • Apr 16

    Carnival Passenger Killed in Jet-Ski Accident in Cayman Island

    Carnival Passenger Killed in Jet-Ski Accident in Cayman Island
    The Cayman News Service is reporting that a 31 year old cruise passenger from the Carnival Conquest was killed after his jet-ski was struck by a jet-ski operated by a fifteen year old boy from the Carnival Paradise.  The 31 year old had…
Rank this Week: 85

Space Politics

Space Politics

Covers space policy, new and commentary. By Jeff Foust.

http://www.spacepolitics.com
  • Sep 2

    A new chapter

    A new chapter
    I wanted to pass along some personal news: I’ve taken a position starting today with SpaceNews, as a senior writer there. I’ll be writing there on a lot about what you’ve seen here and elsewhere: space policy, commercial…
  • Aug 28

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending
    A day after NASA announced that the first SLS may not be ready for launch until as late as November 2018, two key members of the House Science Committee asked NASA for details on both the schedule and funding levels of the SLS and Orion…
  • Aug 27

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA&rsquo;s budget &ldquo;on track&rdquo;
    An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced…
Rank this Week: 80

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 84

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 83

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Admin: Spring Break

    Admin: Spring Break
    This blog will be quiet until the last week of April.
  • Apr 17

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Asylum for the Jews of France? (The Asylumist, April 2015) [text]Asylum Procedures in the EU (EPRS, April 2015) [text]EU Dublin Asylum System Faces Uncertain Future after Ruling in Afghan Family’s Case (Migration Information Source,…
  • Apr 17

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria
    Ad-hoc Query on "the Application of Article 1F of the Refugee Convention in Syrian Asylum Cases" (European Migration Network, Dec. 2014) [text]Conflict, Famine, Refugees, and IDPs: A Perfect Storm in Yemen? (Future Development Blog, April…
Rank this Week: 88

China Hearsay

China Hearsay

Covers China law, business and economics. By Stan Abrams.

http://www.chinahearsay.com/
  • Jan 13

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…
    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs | Fox News fxn.ws/1xkkv7z — I really hope oversight is done correctly © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….
    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students – WSJ on.wsj.com/1IGDS0Z – hmm, that never occurred to me © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…
    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine how much better the world so far this year would be without religion. © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
Rank this Week: 87

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

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing.It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 18

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World
    The Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World newsletter, published by Library and Archives Canada (LAC), highlights issues pertaining to government and recordkeeping practices in the public and private sectors around the world.The…
  • Apr 18

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    The Education Institute, the continuing education program developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada, is organizing a webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly on April…
Rank this Week: 90

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/
  • Apr 20

    Johnson Argument on Vagueness—and Plea Bargaining?

    Johnson Argument on Vagueness—and Plea Bargaining?
    Today the Supreme Court held argument on whether the residual clause of the Armed Career Criminal Act is vague, not vague, or subject to a saving construction. Early on, Justice Alito asked a question that I think is at the heart of the…
  • Apr 20

    Chanel and Mrs. Jone

    Chanel and Mrs. Jone
    Last fall, fashion house Chanel filed a trademark action against hairstylist Chanel Jones (discussed here at The Fashion Law), to prevent Jones from using her first name in connection with her business. The case was notable given the relative…
  • Apr 20

    A Few Thoughts on Johnson v. United States and the Void for Vagueness Doctrine

    A Few Thoughts on Johnson v. United States and the Void for Vagueness Doctrine
    While most Court watchers are gearing up for the same sex marriage cases, I’ve been eagerly awaiting this morning’s argument in Johnson v. United States. Johnson is an odd case. The Supreme Court originally granted cert on the narrow…
Rank this Week: 92