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Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    The Lawfare Podcast: #LawfareAMA

    The Lawfare Podcast: #LawfareAMA
    It's the dog days of summer, and once again, Lawfare is bringing you a special August edition of the podcast. Two years ago, we brought you the special zombie apocalypse edition. This time, it's an AMA. All week, we've been…
  • Aug 20

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Paul Rosenzweig highlighted another round of alleged Russian hacks into Democratic Party affiliates and warned that the drip will continue absent a robust response by the United States. Carrie Cordero pointed us to an oped she wrote urging…
  • Aug 19

    A DOJ Cybercrime Round Up

    A DOJ Cybercrime Round Up
    Cybersecurity has not suffered from a lack of scrutiny in the national media. But in recent months—as with all things in 2016—we’ve viewed it almost exclusively through the lens of the presidential election and…
Rank this Week: 47

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
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Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 19

    Ramshaw on Performance & Law

    Ramshaw on Performance & Law
    Sara Ramshaw (University of Exeter) has posted 'The Paradox of Performative Immediacy: Law, Music, Improvisation' (Law, Culture and the Humanities) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In a 1999 essay, J.M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson called for…
  • Aug 19

    Orford on International Law & Hisotry

    Orford on International Law & Hisotry
    Anne Orford (Melbourne Law School) has posted International Law and the Limits of History (W. Werner, A. Galán, and M. de Hoon (eds), The Law of International Lawyers: Reading Martti Koskenniemi (CUP August 2015)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Aug 19

    Terry on Big Data & Health-Care Regulatory Arbitrage

    Terry on Big Data & Health-Care Regulatory Arbitrage
    Nicolas Terry has posted Big Data and Regulatory Arbitrage in Health Care (G. Cohen, Eta L, Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics (Cambridge University Press, 2017 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This chapter accepts that data…
Rank this Week: 48

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Fabre: Cosmopolitan Peace

    Fabre: Cosmopolitan Peace
    Cécile Fabre (Univ. of Oxford - Philosophy) has published Cosmopolitan Peace (Oxford Univ. Press 2016). Here's the abstract: This book articulates a cosmopolitan theory of the principles which ought to regulate belligerents' conduct in…
  • Aug 19

    deGuzman: Justifying Extraterritorial War Crimes Trial

    deGuzman: Justifying Extraterritorial War Crimes Trial
    Margaret M. deGuzman (Temple Univ. - Law) has posted Justifying Extraterritorial War Crimes Trials. Here's the abstract:War crimes are increasingly being adjudicated in international courts and in national courts with no territory links to…
  • Aug 19

    Venzke: Cracking the Frame? On the Prospects of Change in a World of Struggle

    Venzke: Cracking the Frame? On the Prospects of Change in a World of Struggle
    Ingo Venzke (Univ. of Amsterdam - Law) has posted Cracking the Frame? On the Prospects of Change in a World of Struggle (European Journal of International Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract: Critical scholarship classically lays bare the…
Rank this Week: 49

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 50

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 19

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton
    From an email message which I received earlier today: The University of Dayton School of Law invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin during the 2017-2018 academic year. Our curricular needs are…
  • Aug 18

    A Gray Hair Reflect

    A Gray Hair Reflect
    I have had the privilege of being a member of the legal community since the early 1980s and of legal academia since the early 1990s. It used to be that I would look around at a conference and note that...
  • Aug 18

    Hiring Announcement: Alabama

    Hiring Announcement: Alabama
    From an email message which I received earlier today: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates must have outstanding academic…
Rank this Week: 52

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

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

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

    Memorial Day 2009

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

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

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

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 51

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Wildenstein Mansion Relisted for $100 Million

    Wildenstein Mansion Relisted for $100 Million
    In 2014, the Wildensteins, a billionaire art dealing family, decided to sell their 21,000-square-foot townhouse in New York, acting as their art gallery. They agreed to sell the townhouse for $90 million to the Qatar government, which would…
  • Aug 20

    Article on Prudent Investor Rule for Financial Adviser

    Article on Prudent Investor Rule for Financial Adviser
    Max M. Schanzenbach & Robert H. Sitkoff recently published an Article entitled, Financial Advisers Can’t Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule, J. Financial Planning (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This article calls…
  • Aug 19

    Section 2704 Proposed Regulations on Transfer Tax

    Section 2704 Proposed Regulations on Transfer Tax
    The section 2704 new proposed regulations may be the most significant regulations in the transfer tax area in a long time, resulting in substantial restrictions on valuation discounts for transfers of interests in family entities. Please…
Rank this Week: 54

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

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

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 53

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 19

    Trouble? Remembering the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit Aftermath

    Trouble? Remembering the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit Aftermath
    Although Brexit resurfaced in the weekend’s newspapers with the revelation that Britain’s exit from the EU could be delayed until 2019, the referendum has largely taken a backseat to other news. Even at the height of the…
  • Aug 17

    Symposium to Celebrate the work of Professor Dianne Otto

    Symposium to Celebrate the work of Professor Dianne Otto
    The SOAS Centre for Gender Studies is thrilled to be hosting a symposium to celebrate the contribution of Professor Dianne Otto – Francine V McNiff Chair in Human Rights Law, Director of the Institute for International Law and the…
  • Aug 17

    Job Announcement: Global Advocacy Adviser (Geneva)

    Job Announcement: Global Advocacy Adviser (Geneva)
    The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is the premier global legal organization dedicated to advancing women’s reproductive health, self-determination, and dignity.  Its mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 56

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    At the Riesenfeld Rare Books blog, Ryan Greenwood shares news here and here of the University of Minnesota Law Library's remarkable South Asian law book collection.Mark S. Weiner reviews the Smithsonian National Museum of the American…
  • Aug 19

    Behre on Berkovitz's "Protocols of Justice"

    Behre on Berkovitz's "Protocols of Justice"
    Over at H-France, Patricia Behre, Fairfield University, has published a very substantial and thoughtful review of Jay R. Berkovitz’s Protocols of Justice: The Pinkas of the Metz Rabbinic Court 1771-1789 (Leiden and Boston: Brill,…
  • Aug 19

    Ocean of Law II: Islamic Legal Crossings in the Indian Ocean World

    Ocean of Law II: Islamic Legal Crossings in the Indian Ocean World
    [Via H-Law, we have the following CFP.]Ocean of Law II: Islamic Legal Crossings in the Indian Ocean World, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 12-14 December, 2016.  Keynote speakers: Prof. Ronit Ricci, Australian National University,…
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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: 58

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 19

    3 brands of frozen corn recalled in 15 states because of Listeria

    3 brands of frozen corn recalled in 15 states because of Listeria
    A Pennsylvania company is recalling three brands of its frozen corn that were distributed to 15 states because a package sampled from a retail store tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Cambridge Farms LLC of Lancaster, PA, has ceased…
  • Aug 19

    Central Ohio reports 209 cases of Cryptosporidium infection

    Central Ohio reports 209 cases of Cryptosporidium infection
    An outbreak of Cryptosporidium infection has been building for the past two weeks in central Ohio, with the number of cases hitting 209 as of Friday. The cases are scattered among Columbus, Franklin and Delaware counties. The…
  • Aug 19

    Strawberry smoothies linked to Hepatitis A illnesses in Virginia

    Strawberry smoothies linked to Hepatitis A illnesses in Virginia
    Frozen strawberries imported from Egypt and used by Tropical Smoothie Café locations in Virginia are possibly linked to a cluster of Hepatitis A infections, spurring state health officials to issue a public health warning. The…
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Confirm Them

Confirm Them

Covers the judicial confirmation battles in the United States Senate.

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

    My Review Of LifeCell 30 Day Trial

    My Review Of LifeCell 30 Day Trial
    LifeCell 30 Day Free Trial – How Good Is It Really? Is it even possible to pass up a free trial on the latest anti-ageing product, that just so happens to be taking Hollywood by storm? Well I didn’t think so, which is why I…
  • Jul 21

    Anti Aging Face Creams For Oily Skin

    Anti Aging Face Creams For Oily Skin
    Anti Ageing Face Cream for Oily Skin                Finding the right face cream for your skin can be as important as eating the right variety of foods. Your skin needs all…
  • Jul 21

    Anti Aging Creams For Dry Skin

    Anti Aging Creams For Dry Skin
    Anti Ageing Face Cream for Dry Skin                Dry skin can be one of the hardest skin conditions to have to deal with. You might already drink plenty of water, keep…
Rank this Week: 60

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    E. coli Illnesses Prompt Hamburger Recall

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

    A few E. coli Outbreaks in the United State

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

    Press Release: E. coli Outbreak in New Hampshire

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

Minnesota Litigator

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

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

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

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

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

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

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

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 62

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 18

    What I'm Reading

    What I'm Reading
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  • Aug 18

    Using Therapeutic Disclosure to Enforce PC Views of Diversity on Corporate Board

    Using Therapeutic Disclosure to Enforce PC Views of Diversity on Corporate Board
    In today's WSJ, Mike Gonzalez writes that the SEC is planning much more intrusive disclosure rules on boardroom "diversity": “Companies’ disclosures on board diversity in reporting under our current... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Aug 17

    Memo to Students: Don't call me Steve. Or Stephen. And especially not Steven.

    Memo to Students: Don't call me Steve. Or Stephen. And especially not Steven.
    From WSJ Law Blog: When University of Utah law professor Shima Baradaran Baughman introduces herself to her students each year, she refers to herself as “Professor Baughman.” Or “Prof. B.” if she’s... [[ This is…
Rank this Week: 63

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Hard to believe that overt pregnancy discrimination still exists … yet it doe

    Hard to believe that overt pregnancy discrimination still exists … yet it doe
    Pregnancy discrimination has been unlawful under federal law since 1978. You’d think by now employers would have learned their lesson—that women should not have to choose between being pregnant and being employed. Yet, this recent…
  • Aug 17

    DOL wage/hour agreement with Subway raises legitimate joint-employer concern

    DOL wage/hour agreement with Subway raises legitimate joint-employer concern
    The Department of Labor recently unveiled an agreement with Subway through which the fast-food giant has agreed to assist its franchisees in their wage-and-hour compliance. According to the DOL the agreement builds upon…
  • Aug 16

    When the Department of Labor can’t even figure out the FLSA…

    When the Department of Labor can’t even figure out the FLSA…
    According to Employment Law 360, the U.S. Department of Labor has agreed to pay $7 million to settle claims that it failed to pay overtime to thousands of its employees: “This is the agency that goes around fining all the private…
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Aug 19

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 6

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 6
    Volume 63, Issue 6 (August 2016) Articles President Nixon’s Indian Law Legacy: A Counterstory Carole Goldberg 1506 Principles of International Law That Support Claims of Indian Tribes to Water Resources Reid Peyton Chambers &…
  • Aug 19

    Law and the Modern Mind — Frankly

    Law and the Modern Mind — Frankly
    Jerome Frank, New Deal chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Yale Law School scholar, and a judge on the Federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, wrote a study of how unruly psychological forces were at play in law. Law…
  • Aug 18

    The Mystery of the Title

    The Mystery of the Title
    I’m delighted to have the opportunity to comment on Susanna Blumenthal’s wonderful new book, Law and the Modern Mind.  This book unearths and synthesizes a treasure trove of civil lawsuits in the late 18th and 19th centuries…
Rank this Week: 69

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: 65

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 19

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Need an excuse to hang out inside? Here’s something to read while you stay out of the heat. Check out the latest in EPA science. Foxes and Ecosystem Services at Western Ecology Division Late this spring, a…
  • Aug 18

    Foxes and Ecosystem Services at Western Ecology Division

    Foxes and Ecosystem Services at Western Ecology Division
    By Randy Comeleo Late this spring, a self-operated wildlife camera captured several photos of adult gray foxes carrying food items from surrounding wild lands onto the grounds of EPA’s Western Ecology Division (WED) Laboratory in…
  • Aug 18

    Shorebird Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise

    Shorebird Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise
    by Nick Holomuzki It’s August and beach season is in full swing, but people looking to escape the heat aren’t the only ones at the shore.  Each year, the piping plover migrates from the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic to nest and…
Rank this Week: 68

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Aug 10

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

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

    Progress Report on the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.

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

    The UN and the Eighth Amendment

    The UN and the Eighth Amendment
    This letter is cross-posted from today’s Irish Times. Sir, – The UN Human Rights Committee has found that Amanda Mellet’s right to be free from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, her right to privacy, and her right to…
Rank this Week: 67

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 66

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight
    We gave a few bucks to a favorite nonprofit a while back; I filed the receipt with every intention to forget about it until tax time. But a couple of days ago, among the usual welter of unsolicited catalogs, the mail brought an envelope with…
  • Aug 20

    Mad Men and the Donut Hole

    Mad Men and the Donut Hole
    Clive James, in his continuing self-proclaimed farewell tour to life and art, says farewell to Mad Men. And as it happened, so, just this week, did we. I'll let Clive speak for himself (some kind of confusing paywall but persist) For me: yeh,…
  • Aug 19

    The Real Hillary Scandal

    The Real Hillary Scandal
    From FB, on which see infra.You want accountability? Okay, I'll give you accountability. It's been twenty years--/twenty years/, give or take, that the dragon lady, aka next President of the United States, has been under the telescope,…
Rank this Week: 73

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 20

    Baseline Hell and the Religion Clause

    Baseline Hell and the Religion Clause
    Perhaps because religions have a special interest in the diabolical, the fires of baseline hell seem to burn particularly hot in the context the Religion clauses. As I noted years ago, "baseline hell" refers to the futility of…
  • Aug 19

    More Retirement Plan Lawsuit

    More Retirement Plan Lawsuit
    An increasing number of universities may soon be facing lawsuits alleging retirement plan mismanagement. Since my last post, the list of universities currently facing lawsuits has grown to include Columbia, Cornell, Northwestern University,…
  • Aug 19

    On reaching "adulthood" in law teaching

    On reaching "adulthood" in law teaching
    Our new first-years are being "oriented" today, and it hit me that this is the 18th time that's happened since I started law teaching. So, I guess that means I get to vote, or get drafted, or rent a car (but not drink) in…
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California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 71

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

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

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 70

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 20

    The Impact of the New Restructuring Law on Puerto Rico Creditor

    The Impact of the New Restructuring Law on Puerto Rico Creditor
    On June 30, 2016, the United States Senate passed the “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act” (“PROMESA”) and it was quickly signed into law by President Obama. PROMESA enables the Commonwealth…
  • Aug 19

    The Recent Decline in Legal Challenges to M&A Deal

    The Recent Decline in Legal Challenges to M&A Deal
    For the first time since 2009, the percentage of M&A deals valued over $100 million that were subject to shareholder litigation declined to below 90 percent in 2015 and so far in 2016. The lower rate in late 2015 and the first half of…
  • Aug 19

    Creating a Foundation for a Substantive Debate on Proxy Access Proposal

    Creating a Foundation for a Substantive Debate on Proxy Access Proposal
    If shareholder proposals on proxy access—that is, the ability of certain large shareholders to have their own slates of nominees to corporate boards included in the proxy materials companies must distribute ahead of their annual…
Rank this Week: 77

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: 74

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

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

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

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

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 75

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 76

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 20

    How Abortion Restrictions Harm Patient Care

    How Abortion Restrictions Harm Patient Care
    Huffington Post (August 12, 2016): What It's Like to Provide Abortions Where Access is Almost Non-Existent, by Catherine Pearson: Legal restrictions on abortion provision in different states can have a major impact on doctors' ability to…
  • Aug 20

    The Courts Begin to Call Out Lawmaker

    The Courts Begin to Call Out Lawmaker
    New York Times (Aug. 18, 2016): The Courts Begin to Call Out Lawmakers, by Linda Greenhouse: In this op-ed, Linda Greenhouse discusses why it is important for courts to call out legislators when they pass legislation with unconstitutional…
  • Aug 19

    The Obama Administration Fails to Take Action to Make Abortion Funding Available to Victims of War Rape

    The Obama Administration Fails to Take Action to Make Abortion Funding Available to Victims of War Rape
    Ms. Blog (August 17, 2016): How Seven Words Deny Abortions to Women Raped in War, by Grant Shubin: In 1973, Congress passed the Helms Amendment which prohibits the use of U.S. foreign aid to "fund abortions as a method of...
Rank this Week: 79

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 19

    Welcome to the Library!

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

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?

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

    Israeli Court Rules on Kafka Paper

    Israeli Court Rules on Kafka Paper
    In a major victory for libraries and public access to great literature, the Israeli Supreme Court this week issued a ruling concluding an eight-year legal battle about ownership of the literary works and letters of Franz Kafka. The series of…
Rank this Week: 80

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 81

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 17

    Welcome, Class of 2019!

    Welcome, Class of 2019!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2019 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 12

    Interlibrary Loan

    Interlibrary Loan
    Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service for BYU Law faculty, staff, and students to assist with their research needs. ILL will locate and deliver to you: books, journal articles, and many other library…
  • May 12

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program
    Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on…
Rank this Week: 78

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Aug 18

    The odd inversion of the trademark “rights in gross” conundrum

    The odd inversion of the trademark “rights in gross” conundrum
    Is reselling domain names a violation of the UDRP? At his blog, Gerald “Mr. DMCA” Levine lays out the question, and then answers it plain and simple (emphasis mine): On the question of reselling domain names on the secondary…
  • Aug 13

    Confusion ascendant

    Confusion ascendant
    Originally posted 2015-07-25 23:11:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Jewish tradition teaches that on Tisha B’Av (the Ninth day of the month of Av) five national calamities occurred: During the time of Moses, Jews in the desert…
  • Aug 11

    Jews for Jesus* v. free speech: update

    Jews for Jesus* v. free speech: update
    Originally posted 2012-12-04 12:56:40. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMaybe if Steve Brodsky or the Whistleblower published pornography or scandalous charactures of Dick Cheney or were uploading music files the self-appointed guardians of…
Rank this Week: 83

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

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

    The Procreation Question

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

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

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

    More on Gay Marriage

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

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      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 with risks and…
  • Aug 17

    Leonid Momotok Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

    Leonid Momotok Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud
    Going Public LawyerOn August 2, 2016, Leonid Momotok of Suwanee, Georgia pled guilty before United States Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes, Jr. in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York to one count of conspiracy…
Rank this Week: 84

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 87

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

http://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/news/
  • Aug 24

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie
    In recognition of the mounting importance of Latin America as both a rapidly growing global legal market and the hub of much U.S. immigration debate, the University of Pennsylvania Law School has established the innovative Certificate of…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87
    The Comedy Cellar opened in 1980, long after venues such as the 1960s-era Improv set the tone. But the Comedy Cellar made comic hay just the same, earning sell-out after sell-out of its 115-seat room as well as a string of accolades including…
  • Aug 12

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 86

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

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

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

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

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

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

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 88

The Blawgraphy

The Blawgraphy

By Luke Gilman at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg
Rank this Week: 85

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Moment of Zen

    Moment of Zen
    Here's Justice Ginsburg reading to children:
  • Aug 17

    Eric Trump testifies in Southern District of Florida

    Eric Trump testifies in Southern District of Florida
    Susannah Nesmith for Bloomberg has the details:Eric Trump took a page from his father’s playbook Tuesday, telling a judge the billionaire’s renovations to a foundering Florida golf club he bought made it even better.“We…
  • Aug 16

    Donald Trump in trial in SDFLA

    Donald Trump in trial in SDFLA
    No kidding.  I'm surprised it's not getting more play, but Donald Trump is a defendant in a civil lawsuit in WPB before Judge Marra in a trial that started yesterday.  He testified by taped deposition.  Here's the PBP: In…
Rank this Week: 90

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 17

    Police Explorers and Cadet

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

    Police Recruit - City of Peoria

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

    Command Center Operator

    Command Center Operator
    Office Location Central IllinoisPeoria, ILUnited States Duration Contract Desired Education High School / GED Desired Experience 0-3 YearsPrevious experience in a similar role in one or more of the following industries…
Rank this Week: 89