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Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
Rank this Week: 1593

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
  • Nov 22

    Let Them Buy Cake

    Let Them Buy Cake
    The fact that a business’s products may be expressive does not give it the right to discriminate. This piece originally appeared at The New York Review of Books.  When David Mullins and Charlie Craig walked into Masterpiece…
  • Nov 22

    How a Racially Polarized New York School District Is Violating Voting Rights Law

    How a Racially Polarized New York School District Is Violating Voting Rights Law
    In East Ramapo, a white voting bloc has taken control of the school board and shut out public school supporters. Even if your school district isn't as deeply troubled as the East Ramapo Central School District in the Lower Hudson Valley, it…
  • Nov 21

    A Privacy Case Before the Supreme Court Is About Press Freedom, Too

    A Privacy Case Before the Supreme Court Is About Press Freedom, Too
    If the government can access cellphone location records without a warrant, journalism suffers. So does democracy. For today’s journalists, cellphones are mobile newsrooms that go where a reporter goes. They’re used to contact…
Rank this Week: 72

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 22

    9th Circuit: Religious Sect's Attempt to Extort Land and Recruit May Create Basis For Asylum

    9th Circuit: Religious Sect's Attempt to Extort Land and Recruit May Create Basis For Asylum
    In Singh v. Sessions, (9th Cir., Nov. 15, 2017), the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of appeals held that an immigration judge was incorrect when he rejected claims for asylum and withholding of removal by Harbans Singh who in India had suffered…
  • Nov 22

    Another Court Enjoins Trump's Transgender Military Ban

    Another Court Enjoins Trump's Transgender Military Ban
    Agreeing with a decision last month by a D.C. federal district court (see prior posting), yesterday in Stone v. Trump, (D MD, Nov. 21, 2017), a Maryland federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against President Trump's ban on…
  • Nov 22

    Court Refuses To Dismiss Constitutional Challenges To City's Civil Rights Law

    Court Refuses To Dismiss Constitutional Challenges To City's Civil Rights Law
    In Country Mill Farms v. City of East Lansing, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 191658 (WD MI, Nov. 16, 2017), a Michigan federal district court refused to dismiss a number of plaintiff's constitutional challenges to a city's civil rights…
Rank this Week: 100

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

Employment law blog about workplace abuse, bullying and discrimination. By Patricia Barnes.

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Nov 21

    The System is Rigged against Sexual Harassment Victims Inside and Outside of Congre

    The System is Rigged against Sexual Harassment Victims Inside and Outside of Congre
    Many folks have expressed outrage that the system set up by the U.S. Congress to handle sexual harassment complains lodged against members of Congress is obviously rigged to protect the harassers. But Congress’ system, while different,…
  • Nov 21

    Sexual Harassment: Federal Courts are a Big Part of the Problem

    Sexual Harassment: Federal Courts are a Big Part of the Problem
    A big part of the problem re. epidemic sexual harassment in the workplace involves the dismissive treatment that federal judges (of both sexes) have historically accorded to victims of sexual harassment.  Here’s a story I…
  • Nov 12

    Ratchet Up the Consequences for Employers that Ignore Sexual Harassment

    Ratchet Up the Consequences for Employers that Ignore Sexual Harassment
    A perusal of recent headlines shows that companies will place their heads firmly in the sand to keep harassers on the payroll if the company is focused on short term profits. Despite potential ruinous risk to reputation, costly turnover, lost…
Rank this Week: 1211

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Nov 21

    We Have Only Fifteen Minutes: Fears of a Second Wave Feminist

    We Have Only Fifteen Minutes: Fears of a Second Wave Feminist
    The celebrity men are falling. Charlie Rose is the latest formerly venerated but large egoed man to fall under the weight of sexual harassment allegations. The line of the dethroned is getting longer, but the time is getting shorter.…
  • Nov 20

    Washington College of Law: HR Essay Contest

    Washington College of Law: HR Essay Contest
    The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Am erican University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) is accepting submissions for its Human Rights Essay Award, an essay competition that seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly…
  • Nov 19

    Immigration Status: No Need to Know

    Immigration Status: No Need to Know
    The question was: does a jury need to know a person's immigration status? The Supreme Court of Washington answered No! In most civil and criminal cases, the court found the information to be inadmissible. The court's creation of a new...
Rank this Week: 758

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Nov 21

    Why is Now the Sexual Harassment Tipping Point?

    Why is Now the Sexual Harassment Tipping Point?
    Julia Carpenter, CNN Money, Sexual Harassment Tipping Point: Why Now? It's been called the Weinstein effect. Following the bombshell investigations into Harvey Weinstein's conduct, more people began to speak out about sexual harassment,…
  • Nov 21

    Five Key Points to Understanding the Gender Pay Gap

    Five Key Points to Understanding the Gender Pay Gap
    Five Ways to Win an Argument About the Gender Pay Gap The 80.5 percent wage ratio figure, the most commonly used figure to measure the gender wage gap in the United States, is often derided as misleading, a myth, or...<img…
  • Nov 21

    Position Announcement: Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studie

    Position Announcement: Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studie
    Job Announcement: Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information, the Institute of Women’s Leadership, and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies in…
Rank this Week: 2618

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4320

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    State Court of Appeals upholds protective vehicle search

    State Court of Appeals upholds protective vehicle search
    In this case decided by the New York State Court of Appeals, the judges find that the police were allowed to conduct a limited protective search this guy's car because they reasonably thought the car had weapons.The case is People v. Hardee,…
  • Nov 20

    Inmate religious freedom claim is revived, despite purportedly "bizarre" ritual

    Inmate religious freedom claim is revived, despite purportedly &quot;bizarre&quot; ritual
    I always take notice when a pro se inmate prevails on appeal in the Second Circuit. Lawyers who work for the government are quite skilled. But these lawyers do not always win. A good case is a good case. I don't know what to make of this…
  • Nov 17

    The pitfalls of appellate practice under Section 1983

    The pitfalls of appellate practice under Section 1983
    A key difference between appeals in state and federal court is that in state court you can appeal any court ruling, even if the case is not even resolved. In federal court, you have to wait for the case to be resolved in its entirety before…
Rank this Week: 2941

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Nov 20

    Research Assistant Needed (Spring 2018)

    Research Assistant Needed (Spring 2018)
    Apologies, blog readers, but this announcement is for UM Law 1L & 2L students only: I would like to hire a UM Law student to be my research assistant for 10-15 hours/week during the coming semester. If things work out … Continue…
  • Nov 17

    ‘Trump Bump’ Causes LSAT Takers to Surge

    ‘Trump Bump’ Causes LSAT Takers to Surge
    Via Paul Caron, two linked facts: (1) LSAT Test-Takers Continue To Surge, With 10.7% Increase In Sept/Oct Following June’s 19.8%, and (2)”survey of law school applicants by Blueprint LSAT Preparation revealed that over 52%…
  • Nov 15

    On UMiami Football

    On UMiami Football
    The last time UM had a winning football team both the team and the fans behaved badly. They called it ‘swagger’ but it was mostly rudeness. I was embarrassed for all of us. Now the U’s football team is “relevant”…
Rank this Week: 21

Lundgren & Johnson Blog

Lundgren & Johnson Blog

Educational legal blog written for the layman on criminal defense, personal injury, and civil rights topics.

https://lundgrenjohnson.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Felony Assault Crimes: When a Push, Shove, or Punch Becomes a Felony

    Felony Assault Crimes: When a Push, Shove, or Punch Becomes a Felony
    Many of Minnesota’s assault crimes vary by degree depending on what level of harm is caused to the person injured in the assault. The most basic, and less serious, level of assault in Minnesota is... Read more » The post Felony…
  • Nov 7

    By The Numbers: Car Accidents In Minnesota

    By The Numbers: Car Accidents In Minnesota
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) issues yearly reports about the car accidents that occur on Minnesota roadways.  In its most recent edition, Minnesota DPS named their report Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Facts. …
  • Oct 31

    Civil Rights Part 4 – Illegal Home Searche

    Civil Rights Part 4 – Illegal Home Searche
    Today we take on illegal home searches. This post will continue our examination of some of the more common civil rights claims available to persons aggrieved by government wrongdoing. In our last post in this series, we…
Rank this Week: 2224

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    The Reckoning: Clinton & Franken Versus Trump & Moore

    The Reckoning: Clinton &amp; Franken Versus Trump &amp; Moore
    Sexual misconduct does not have a party affiliation.  It is all about power, and white men -- Democrat and Republican -- have long wielded it. So, at this moment when women are finally feeling empowered to speak out, they are speaking…
  • Nov 17

    Muchas Gracias, Carlos Beltran

    Muchas Gracias, Carlos Beltran
    "I am blessed to have played this game for 20 years.  I am blessed to have played for so many great organizations. I am blessed to have shared all of my experiences with my wife and my three kids, my family and friends. To have so…
  • Nov 14

    Rebecca Solnit On Fighting Foundational Misogyny One Story At A Time

    Rebecca Solnit On Fighting Foundational Misogyny One Story At A Time
    Let This Flood of Women’s Stories Never CeaseGuest Post by Rebecca SolnitThere’s a problem with the way feminism moves forward in reaction to breaking news stories. It brings focus to a single predator, a single incident, and…
Rank this Week: 405

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Nov 20

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer
    Black Friday is approaching. In honor of the annual sales we’ve collected a bevy of cases containing helpful lessons for any business subject to the ADA or Fair Housing Act. Siler v. Abbott House, Inc.,  2017 WL…
  • Nov 12

    Abusive ADA litigation – let’s treat the disease instead of the symptom

    Abusive ADA litigation – let’s treat the disease instead of the symptom
    A number of states have passed laws intended to stop abusive ADA lawsuits, including most recently Florida and Texas.* As we’ve reported several times recently some individual federal judges are taking their own steps to stem serial…
  • Nov 9

    Kiosks, Coca Cola and the ADA – What is a public accommodation anyway?

    Kiosks, Coca Cola and the ADA – What is a public accommodation anyway?
    On October 2, 2017 the Supreme Court denied the plaintiff’s petition for certiorari in McGee v. Coca Cola Refreshments U.S.A., Inc., letting stand the decision by the 5th Circuit holding that Coca Cola vending machine was not a…
Rank this Week: 638

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    The Endrew F decision has been around for a while now, is it making a difference for children with disabilities? #FAPE ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Nov 17

    Technical Difficulties And Presentations #technology

    Technical Difficulties And Presentations #technology
    First of all thank you to all of you who participated in my presentation on the Endrew F decision  by the Supreme Court sponsored by the National Conference of the Administrative Law Judiciary. I was amazed that registration had to be…
  • Nov 15

    Remember Tomorrow is My Presentation On Endrew F #FAPEstandard

    Remember Tomorrow is My Presentation On Endrew F #FAPEstandard
    My presentation on the Supreme Court decision in Endrew F is tomorrow from 1 - 3 pm Eastern Time. Please note that they have converted the session to telephone only- no skype. I look forward to connecting with some of you.The presentation is…
Rank this Week: 4232

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    Parliament will debate equal marriage laws ahead of referral to High Court: Pyne

    Parliament will debate equal marriage laws ahead of referral to High Court: Pyne
    The Leader of the House, Christopher Pyne, has made plain the Government's determination to amend the Marriage Act by Christmas: "The Australian people expect their Parliament to respect the clear mandate of themarriage survey and…
  • Nov 13

    James Patterson's proposed abolition of honeymoons for same sex couple

    James Patterson's proposed abolition of honeymoons for same sex couple
    Sometimes I wake up and wonder what rubbish I have to read that some Parliamentary draftsman has prepared which has then been passed by Parliament and is yet more red tape called legislation or regulation. This morning I woke up to read one…
  • Nov 13

    Fingers crossed! Australians to celebrate the Yes vote on Wednesday

    Fingers crossed! Australians to celebrate the Yes vote on Wednesday
    On Wednesday morning, when the postal vote results are announced, Australians for Marriage Equality has events across the country celebrating the outcome. Hopefully it's a resounding YES! I'll be going to the Brisbane event. The results…
Rank this Week: 909

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

https://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Nov 19

    Schorr & Associates Wins Big Age Discrimination Verdict

    Schorr &amp; Associates Wins Big Age Discrimination Verdict
    Two of our attorneys, Alan H. Schorr and Jenelle L. Hubbard, scored a big trial victory in Burlington County Superior Court in October 2017.  After a grueling five week trial, the jury found in favor of our clients, Jean Wickward and the…
  • Nov 15

    Alan H. Schorr inducted into the College of Labor & Employment Lawyer

    Alan H. Schorr inducted into the College of Labor &amp; Employment Lawyer
    On November 11, 2017, Alan H. Schorr was inducted as a Fellow of the prestigious College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. The induction ceremony took place at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. The…
  • Nov 15

    Alan H. Schorr inducted into the College of Labor & Employment Lawyer

    Alan H. Schorr inducted into the College of Labor &amp; Employment Lawyer
    On November 11, 2017, Alan H. Schorr was inducted as a Fellow of the prestigious College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. The induction ceremony took place at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. The…
Rank this Week: 2628

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/
  • Nov 19

    Tech Companies Get High Marks for Covering Infertility Treatment

    Tech Companies Get High Marks for Covering Infertility Treatment
    New York Times (Nov. 15, 2017): Tech Companies Get High Marks for Covering Infertility Treatments, by Ann Carrns: Most companies provide their workers with minimal or no coverage for infertility treatments. A new survey of 250 large employers…
  • Nov 17

    Facebook is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake New

    Facebook is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake New
    The New York Times (Nov. 10, 2017): Facebook is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake News, by Rossalyn Warren As Facebook addresses the role of "fake news" on its platform, largely in relation to the 2016 election and Russian political…
  • Nov 14

    Supreme court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy center

    Supreme court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy center
    Los Angeles Times (Nov. 13, 2017): Supreme court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy centers, by David G. Savage: The Supreme Court has granted certiorari to hear NIFLA vs. Becerra, in which an…
Rank this Week: 122

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    If I’m homeless and get a seasonal job what are my rights about pay and hours?

    If I’m homeless and get a seasonal job what are my rights about pay and hours?
    If you are hired to staff a holiday tree sale, a summer carnival, a pumpkin patch, a Halloween costume sale or any other “pop-up” seasonal business, you are entitled to the same Fair Labor Standards as permanent employees. You…
  • Aug 16

    What if I can’t pay my tickets or fees and fines from criminal court?

    What if I can’t pay my tickets or fees and fines from criminal court?
    We know that homeless people get charged with a lot of small crimes. Examples include loitering, panhandling, obstructing the sidewalk, trespassing, and littering. Very often, the penalty for these minor crimes is a fine—either a ticket…
  • Oct 28

    How can I get my mail when I’m always moving around?

    How can I get my mail when I’m always moving around?
    There are mail forwarding business that provide transient people (often RV dwellers who are on the road rather than living in one RV community) with a street address.  The mail forwarding business will either scan the incoming mail…
Rank this Week: 803

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Nov 17

    Virginia Bar Nixes Online Attorney-Client Matching Service

    Virginia Bar Nixes Online Attorney-Client Matching Service
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** In recent months, I’ve written about a handful of ethics opinions from different jurisdictions whereby the ethics committees rejected the…
  • Nov 1

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Social media has been around for more than a decade. At first lawyers ignored social media, but over time, as it infiltrated our culture, they…
  • Oct 24

    Significantly More Lawyers Using Cloud Computing in 2017

    Significantly More Lawyers Using Cloud Computing in 2017
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Cloud computing, where data is stored offsite on servers owned by third parties and accessed via an internet connection - has been around for…
Rank this Week: 1759

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life

A blog about social, and legal issues that cause me to take pause. By Paul Hunt.

http://www.inthelife.net
  • Nov 16

    Same sex Marriage and Teen Suicide Prevention

    Same sex Marriage and Teen Suicide Prevention
    Hello again Dear Reader,Today I’d like to take the opportunity to follow up on yesterday’s Blog ‘Where is the Love’, which begged the question...when is a loving relationship wonderful and acceptable to society and…
  • Oct 14

    Fantasising online. Is it a crime?

    Fantasising online. Is it a crime?
    Hello again Dear Reader,Today I would like to start by offering you a hypothetical. Let's pretend that you are a senior judge in your country's judicial system (and if you really are, just go along with it!).A person has been brought before…
  • Oct 12

    Remember, we only kill Black People

    Remember, we only kill Black People
    Hello again Dear Reader,If you've been following my blogs, you probably know by now that I usually like to be nice and rational in my blogs (well I try to anyway), just flow along and rely on the evidence to gently lead you to what I hope is…
Rank this Week: 2253

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Covers Nevada law in the areas of civil litigation, estate planning, and family law.

https://piccololawoffices.com/blog/
  • Nov 16

    When Is a Final Paycheck Due After You Get Fired or Quit in Nevada?

    When Is a Final Paycheck Due After You Get Fired or Quit in Nevada?
    In Nevada, an employer must follow strict deadlines for paying an employee who is terminated or quits. Failing to follow these deadlines can result in costs and penalties. An Employee Who Is Terminated Under Nevada law, when an employer fires…
  • Nov 4

    What Are the Time Limits for Filing a Charge of Discrimination and a Lawsuit?

    What Are the Time Limits for Filing a Charge of Discrimination and a Lawsuit?
    Strict time limits are involved in employment discrimination cases, both in filing a charge of discrimination and in filing a lawsuit. This article describes these time limits and how they affect an employee’s discrimination claim.…
  • Oct 20

    Can My Employer Require Me Take A Lie Detector Test?

    Can My Employer Require Me Take A Lie Detector Test?
    You’re at work sitting at your desk, happily completing your latest project. Your relationship with your employer seems strong and, to your knowledge, everything is going great. Then you receive an e-mail from Human Resources asking you…
Rank this Week: 2325

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 16

    Some Thoughts on Live-In Aides and Fair Housing

    Some Thoughts on Live-In Aides and Fair Housing
      A Fair Housing Defense blog reader sent me a question about live-in aides which I thought I would answer with some general guidance in a post. First, in order to have a live-in aide, a resident would need to meet the definition of…
  • Nov 6

    DOJ Settles FHA Cases Alleging Sexual Harassment and Announces New Initiative to Fight Sexual Harassment

    DOJ Settles FHA Cases Alleging Sexual Harassment and Announces New Initiative to Fight Sexual Harassment
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that it has settled a handful of cases in which plaintiffs made allegations of sexual misconduct under the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and resulting discrimination. In one case, DOJ resolved a…
  • Oct 27

    What Can Happen if a Builder Only Wants to Sell Homes to Members of One Religion?

    What Can Happen if a Builder Only Wants to Sell Homes to Members of One Religion?
    A real world example of developing a community without knowledge of or procedures to comply with the Fair Housing Act (FHA) is on display in Maryland right now. A developer started work on a community (with just under 60 homes) overlooking a…
Rank this Week: 2331

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    On Victims and Killers and Survivors. On Life and Death. On Forgiveness.

    On Victims and Killers and Survivors. On Life and Death. On Forgiveness.
    Lexington, Kentucky.  April.  2015.  An apartment complex.  Salahuddin Jitmoud delivering a pizza. Well, not exactly.  Exactly, Jitmoud was delivering his life (so the cops and courts said) to 3 men who were…
  • Nov 12

    What? You Thought the System Got It Right?

    What? You Thought the System Got It Right?
    Danny Brown did not kill Bobbie Russell.  That's settled in the minds of just about everyone except her son, whose memory of his mother's murder is false, and the Lucas County Prosecutor who agreed to cut Danny loose after he spent…
  • Nov 4

    Just Look at Them and Sigh

    Just Look at Them and Sigh
    It was April 2, 1997, just over 20 years ago.  A sheriff's deputy was taking Alva Campbell from jail to the courthouse where he was set to be arraigned on a charge of aggravated robbery.But Campbell broke away, stole the deputy's pistol,…
Rank this Week: 202

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

Covers economic security and opportunity, health care justice, housing justice and legal aid. By the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
Rank this Week: 1677

The Law Offices of Todd D.…

The Law Offices of Todd D. Beauregard PC Blog

Legal blog relating to laws on divorce, personal injury , car accidents, immigration and business law.

http://toddbeauregardlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA
    What to Do When You Cannot Pay Your Student Loan Student loans are sometimes a necessary means of helping individuals obtain a college degree. And the hope is that once you have the degree, you can get the job to help pay back those student…
  • Oct 22

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett
    Bankruptcy can be quite complicated. In a nutshell, bankruptcy is a process wherein those with debt problems can discharge such debt, meaning that it is forgiven and the debtor does not owe any money to the government. Things can get a bit…
  • Mar 29

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ
    What is My Car Accident Case Worth? Have you been injured in a car accident in the state of Massachusetts and want to know what your case is worth? The answer to your question isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There are a variety…
Rank this Week: 1925

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 9

    New York City Expands Paid Sick Leave Law

    New York City Expands Paid Sick Leave Law
    On November 6, 2017, the New York City Council passed Int. 1313-2016 that amends the Paid Sick Leave Law.  Don’t panic, employers. The law does not require additional leave. It merely adds another covered reason that employees…
  • Nov 2

    Proposed PHRC Guidance Would Protect LGBTQ Employees in Pennsylvania

    Proposed PHRC Guidance Would Protect LGBTQ Employees in Pennsylvania
    The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (“PHRC”), which enforces Pennsylvania’s state law prohibiting discrimination, has made a bit of splash in 2017.  How, you ask?  Well – that requires a bit of…
  • Oct 25

    A Statistically Significant Settlement For Federal Contractor

    A Statistically Significant Settlement For Federal Contractor
    As discussed in last week’s Fox Workplace Watch Alert, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced its largest pay equity recovery to date – a $5 million settlement of gender and racial pay…
Rank this Week: 2401

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 857

Nahmod Law

Nahmod Law

Covers 42 USC Section 1983 and constitutional law. By Professor Sheldon Nahmod.

http://nahmodlaw.com
  • Oct 30

    Proximate Cause and Section 1983 Damages: The Exclusionary Rule’s Attenuation Doctrine and Relating Remedy to Violation

    Proximate Cause and Section 1983 Damages: The Exclusionary Rule’s Attenuation Doctrine and Relating Remedy to Violation
    I previously blogged about section 1983 damages actions, proximate cause and the Supreme Court’s decision in County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, 137 S. Ct. 1539 (2017). That post and important background can be found here :…
  • Sep 11

    Free Speech and Fighting Word

    Free Speech and Fighting Word
    This post answers three questions. 1. Are fighting words protected by the First Amendment? 2. If not, why not? 3. What are fighting words? Fighting words are not protected by the First Amendment The Supreme Court explained it this way in…
  • Aug 22

    The Supreme Court Comments on the Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine

    The Supreme Court Comments on the Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine
    I blogged about the intracorporate conspiracy doctrine on October 8, 2012, and that post should be read here for background: https://nahmodlaw.com/2012/10/08/section-1983-and-the-intracorporate-conspiracy-doctrine/. More recently, the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 2934

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Cover estate planning for gays and lesbians. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://gaybilesbian.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Codicil to a Will

    Codicil to a Will
    Codicil to a WillCodicil to a WillA written revision to a Will is called a Codicil. An individual can have a Codicil to his or her Will as long as the 
Codicil meets certain requirements. The codicil must be signed 
and witnessed…
  • Sep 30

    Woodbridge Library Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar November 20

    Woodbridge Library Wills, Estate Planning &amp; Probate Seminar November 20
    Woodbridge LibraryWills, Estate Planning & Probate SeminarNovember 20 at 7pm  Woodbridge Public Library1 George Frederick PlazaWoodbridge NJ 07095        WILLS & ESTATE…
  • Sep 15

    NJ BIAS INCIDENT SUMMARY 2009

    NJ BIAS INCIDENT SUMMARY 2009
    BIAS INCIDENT SUMMARY INTRODUCTION Crimes motivated by hate and bias tend to erode the basic fabric of society. Bias incidents having a racial, religious, ethnic, sexual or gender component as well as crimes against…
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New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Oct 28

    NYPD, FDNY, DSNY, Corrections disqualification appeal

    NYPD, FDNY, DSNY, Corrections disqualification appeal
    The disappointment and frustration of receiving a disqualification letter from NYPD, FDNY, DSNY or New York City Department of Corrections can be addressed by taking action rather than giving up. One of the great parts of New York City civil…
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
Rank this Week: 4548

Age Discrimination in Employment

Age Discrimination in Employment

An employment law blog that follows legal developments involving age discrimination in employment and advocates for equal rights for older workers. By Patricia G. Barnes.

http://agediscriminationinemployment.com
  • Oct 22

    Senate Aging Committee asked to Investigate EEOC’s Inequitable Treatment of Age Discrimination Case

    Senate Aging Committee asked to Investigate EEOC’s Inequitable Treatment of Age Discrimination Case
    This blog has asked the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging to investigate the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for essentially discriminating against older workers in the adjudication of age discrimination complaints. The…
  • Oct 19

    Affirmative Action, Courtesy of the EEOC

    Affirmative Action, Courtesy of the EEOC
    It appears the EEOC’s appellate unit , and the EEOC, are engaged in an unofficial form of affirmative action that benefits young people at the expense of older workers. The EEOC in recent weeks ignored legal precedent and…
  • Oct 16

    Seriously? EEOC To Offer Training on a Respectful and Diverse Workplace

    Seriously? EEOC To Offer Training on a Respectful and Diverse Workplace
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has launched two new training programs for employers: Leading for Respect (for supervisors) and Respect in the Workplace (for all employees). This is ironic because  the EEOC so…
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Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 18

    Mondays: Free Coffee & Breakfast in the Library Foyer, 8:30am – 10:30am

    Mondays: Free Coffee &amp; Breakfast in the Library Foyer, 8:30am &ndash; 10:30am
    Dear students: We hope all is going well during your first two months of school.  We will be kicking off our …Continue reading →
  • Oct 5

    OUTLaw Event on October 11th – 6pm

    OUTLaw Event on October 11th – 6pm
    In celebration of National Coming Out Day, OUTLaw at Albany Law School, with support from the Black Law Students Association …Continue reading →
  • Sep 22

    Why Law?

    Why Law?
    Dear prospective student: As law schools across the nation continue to manage rapid change, 12 deans have come together, with …Continue reading →
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Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse
         In recent days, an online campaign designed to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment has spread across social media.  Frustrated by the number of women stepping forward with allegations of sexual…
  • Oct 17

    The Problem With Emoji

    The Problem With Emoji
    We may not all know the term emoji, but we have all seen them or used them. Emojis are small digital images or icons used to express an idea or emotion onine. The term is only a couple of decades old and derives from the Japanese words e, a…
  • Oct 5

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!
    A recent survey shows that the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan – in the form of either a will or a living trust – in place. Among Americans 72 years old and above, 81 percent do have an estate plan, but 78 percent…
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Ann Brown Legal

Ann Brown Legal

Covers personal injury and employment law including advice for employees and persons injured by others.

https://www.annbrownlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1991

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Sep 21

    Lawyer Prepare! Challenge Suggestive Lineups.

    Lawyer Prepare! Challenge Suggestive Lineups.
    The Idaho Supreme Court once again points out the importance of challenging line-up identifications whenever the issue arises. Many people do not understand how common such evidence is, or how often jurors rely on the identification as the…
  • Sep 19

    “So how do I get my record expunged?” Here’s help.

    “So how do I get my record expunged?” Here’s help.
    We receive daily inquires regarding the expungement of convictions, dismissing convictions, and reducing felony judgments to misdemeanors. Here are the Idaho options for someone who has completed probation. I hope this post helps…
  • May 31

    Most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals, that’s why we fight to protect your rights and keep you out of jail.

    Most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals, that’s why we fight to protect your rights and keep you out of jail.
    I saw it again the other morning in court – a young kid whose lawyer was paying little more than lip service in protecting his right to a fair and speedy trial. The truth is most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals,…
Rank this Week: 4562

Indigenous and Ethnic Minority…

Indigenous and Ethnic Minority International Legal News

By Steven C. Perkins.

http://iemlnews.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 13

    10th Anniversary of the UNDRIP

    10th Anniversary of the UNDRIP
    Statement by the Chair of the UNPFII on the 10th Anniversary of the UNDRIP September 13, 2017 United Nations Headquarters, New York – Today marks the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of…
  • Apr 26

    16th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - 24 April - 5 May, 2017

    16th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - 24 April - 5 May, 2017
    The 16th Session of the UNPFII has opened in the United Nations in New York. The theme of the session is the "Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the…
  • Jan 29

    Dirtsong speaks about Aboriginal Australia with individual and collective truth

    Dirtsong speaks about Aboriginal Australia with individual and collective truth
    Vancouver Sun: STUART DERDEYN More from Stuart Derdeyn Published on: January 28, 2017 | Last Updated: January 28, 2017 7:12 AM PSTDirtsong (part of PuSh Festival) Feb. 4, 8 p.m. | Queen Elizabeth Theatre Tickets and info: $25-$45, at…
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Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue
    In Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48 (2010), the U.S. Supreme Court barred the sentence of life without the possibility of parole (LWOP) for crimes committed by anyone under eighteen years of age. Grounded in the Cruel and Unusual…
  • Sep 2

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure
    New research highlights the importance of friends in determining whether returning prisoners will commit new crimes. A considerable body of prior research has demonstrated the importance of family relationships to the returning prisoner, but…
  • Aug 14

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection
    The colonial Americans famously had their “scarlet letter” punishments, which marked and shamed the criminal. Today, the stigma of a conviction may be less vividly displayed, but it is no less real. Two interesting new…
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Murtha & Murtha, PLLC Blog

Murtha & Murtha, PLLC Blog

Covers legal news affecting Long Island, New York residents, including civil rights, real estate matters, constitutional issues, and more.

http://www.murthalawfirm.com/blog
  • Aug 7

    Being Sued By Zwicker & Associates, P.C.? WE CAN HELP.

    Being Sued By Zwicker &amp; Associates, P.C.? WE CAN HELP.
    If Zwicker & Associates, P.C. entered a default judgment against you but you were never served with process, if Zwicker & Associates, P.C. had your bank accounts restrained or your wages garnished, or if Zwicker & Associates, P.C.…
  • Aug 6

    Being Sued by the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts? WE CAN HELP.

    Being Sued by the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts? WE CAN HELP.
    If the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (e.g., “National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2005-3,” “National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2007-2,” etc.) entered a default judgment against you but you were never…
  • Aug 5

    Being Sued By Selip & Stylianou, LLP? WE CAN HELP.

    Being Sued By Selip &amp; Stylianou, LLP? WE CAN HELP.
    If Selip & Stylianou, LLP entered a default judgment against you but you were never served with process, if Selip & Stylianou, LLP had your bank accounts restrained or your wages garnished, or if Selip & Stylianou, LLP is suing…
Rank this Week: 1492

Sherman Law News & Insights

Sherman Law News & Insights

Focuses on employment law, personal injury, construction law, real estate law, workers' compensation, civil rights and appeals.

http://www.johnshermanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast
    In the case of Green v. Brennan, Marvin Green was a mailman experiencing racial discrimination at work in the form of threats, harassment and demeaning comments. After filing informal complaints against his employer, Green was subjected to…
  • May 25

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law
    It is not surprising that unfortunate events can happen to unsuspecting people. A distracted driver could run a red light and total your car. A vicious dog could get loose and attack a jogger. Or a careless employee could leave a puddle of…
  • May 18

    What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney

    What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney
    You’re on a construction site and—almost out of nowhere—a large beam knocks you out, leaving you unconscious and in pain. You’ve suffered a head wound and broken your leg in the fall, causing you to stay off your feet…
Rank this Week: 2366

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • May 28

    The Lumer Law Group

    The Lumer Law Group
    In September 2013, I co-founded Lumer & Neville, a small civil rights and criminal defense firm in New York City. We had some real successes and met all of my personal goals and targets. But life is is not static and things change. Which…
  • Jan 24

    Alan Newton and New York's Flexible Principles of Justice

    Alan Newton and New York's Flexible Principles of Justice
    When he ran for mayor, Bill de Blasio made a point of talking about doing what was right and what was just. Based on these basic principles, our mayor-to-be promised to reform the NYPD's Stop and Frisk program and settle the Central Park Five…
  • Dec 6

    Laquan McDonald: Same Old, Same Old

    Laquan McDonald: Same Old, Same Old
    Cook County Coroner's illustration of Laquan McDonald's wounds -- courtesy of the New RepublicWhen I began this blog, I was enthusiastic about the forum and set aside the energy and time to write. As the months passed, I have found it…
Rank this Week: 2515

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 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 27

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Feb 9

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban
    /documents/17-35105.pdfThe Ninth Circuit's three-judge federal appeals panel unanimously refuses to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban. The decision is here. The decision was not signed as usual but per curium. Among the…
  • Jan 26

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 4612

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Covers school law, special education, bullying, school discipline and school-related First Amendment rights.

http://jerrytanenbaum.com/sample-page/
  • Jan 26

    CAN YOU LOSE CHILD SUPPORT FOR YOUR ADULT CHILD WITH DISABILITIES?

    CAN YOU LOSE CHILD SUPPORT FOR YOUR ADULT CHILD WITH DISABILITIES?
    The answer is “yes” and “no.”   The lives of parents caring for adult children with disabilities is already burdensome, and this change in the law adds an additional barrier such parents will have to overcome, but…
  • Jan 16

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie
    The U.S. Department of Education recently released a “Dear Colleague” Letter to clarify that all students who qualify, or would qualify, in their neighborhood school District for either an IEP under the I.D.E.A., or a Section 504…
  • Jul 1

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport
    Another sad reminder in the news, that caregivers of people with disabilities cannot presume that authority personnel will listen to or understand the caregiver’s guidance on how best to deal with a person’s disabilities. This sad…
Rank this Week: 2533

Civil Rights Law & Policy Blog

Civil Rights Law & Policy Blog

Edited by Andrew M. Ironside.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civil_rights/
Rank this Week: 2616

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 801

Resist Racism

Resist Racism

Discusses racism in society and the justice system.

http://resistracism.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 9

    Work to be done

    Work to be done
      Last night I watched the news with a sinking heart.  Because the signs were there.  The GOP chose its candidate, and the candidate they chose represents their values.  They tried to disclaim him,  but their actions…
  • Nov 2

    Happy birthday

    Happy birthday
    to Dr. John Raible.
  • Feb 1

    The sweet taste of change

    The sweet taste of change
    This is the “Skipper Mix,” made by Haribo.  Except hopefully some of the faces will be removed after consumer complaints.  I can only hope.  Because how long does it fucking take anyway? Via Indian Country Today.
Rank this Week: 3353