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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/
  • Feb 19

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)
    Marcy Wheeler is very smart. And while she’s not giving to mincing words, she is also not a wild-eye conspiracist. So I sat up when I saw Meanwhile, Over In Turkey . . ., her blog post on Secretary of … Continue reading…
  • Feb 14

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type
    Many of us predicted long ago that the future of journalism was online micropayments – pay fractions of a cent an article instead of being bombarded with ads. What we didn’t see coming was this strategy by Salon: if you ……
  • Feb 7

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy
    At UM’s Data Privacy Day event I made 10 suggestions about what you can do to protect your e-privacy and autonomy.  Here they are: Trust cyber-civil liberties NGOs like EFF to recommend things to use and to do. If you ……
Rank this Week: 31

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 23

    Go on! The Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy summer school – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

    Go on! The Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy summer school – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy summer school, is accepting applications! The 13th Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy summer school is on its way! This year’s school will take place in the picturesque Lido…
  • Feb 21

    In passing: David Caron (1952-2018)

    In passing: David Caron (1952-2018)
    The sudden news of the passing of my dear friend and colleague, Dr. David Caron, fills me with sad thoughts and happy memories. Years ago, when I was starting out in international law, David – then a chaired professor at Berkeley, the…
  • Feb 16

    Launching the Winter 2018 Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN

    Launching the Winter 2018 Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN
    Elise Ketelaars and Catherine O’Rourke We are delighted to present a new issue of the Ulster University Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on the Social Sciences Research Network. The issue broadly addresses the fields…
Rank this Week: 36

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jan 10

    Social media, viral news and the future of peace negotiations: Panel at Build Peace 2017

    Social media, viral news and the future of peace negotiations: Panel at Build Peace 2017
    I was invited to take part, over Skype video, in a panel on social media, viral news and the future of peace negotiations at Build Peace 2017, held early December in Bogota, Colombia. My great disappointment at not being able to attend in…
  • Nov 28

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant
    In early 2012, Patrick Meier emailed me (and I think a few others) asking the following questions: If you had some of the most cutting edge software developers at your disposal and funding were not an issue, what major software/computing…
  • Oct 16

    Social media and government

    Social media and government
    Was invited by out-going Director General of the Government Information Department Ranga Kalansooriya late Sunday night to give a presentation the next day on social media and its importance for government officials, at a workshop organised…
Rank this Week: 42

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Hamilton: User-Generated Evidence

    Hamilton: User-Generated Evidence
    Rebecca J. Hamilton (American Univ. - Law) has posted User-Generated Evidence. Here's the abstract:Around the world, people are using their smartphones to document atrocities. Smartphone apps designed to allow Users to record material that…
  • Feb 24

    Fikfak & Hooper: Parliament’s Secret War

    Fikfak & Hooper: Parliament’s Secret War
    Veronika Fikfak (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) & Hayley Hooper (Univ. of Oxford - Law) have published Parliament’s Secret War (Hart Publishing 2018). Here's the abstract:The invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the Coalition Government's…
  • Feb 24

    Conference: International Law on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Environmental Protection in Times of Disorder and Contestation

    Conference: International Law on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Environmental Protection in Times of Disorder and Contestation
    On February 28, immediately preceding the European Society of International Law's 2018 Research Forum at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ESIL's Interest Group on International Environmental Law Conference will hold a conference on…
Rank this Week: 44

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 22

    Symposium: Koh, Trump, Obama – and Jean Baudrillard (Part 2)

    Symposium: Koh, Trump, Obama – and Jean Baudrillard (Part 2)
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller [Kevin Jon Heller is a Professor of Law at the University of Amsterdam. This is the second part of a two-part post. The first part can be found here.] Humanitarian Intervention The first part of this…
  • Feb 21

    Symposium: Koh, Trump, Obama – and Jean Baudrillard (Part 1)

    Symposium: Koh, Trump, Obama – and Jean Baudrillard (Part 1)
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller [Kevin Jon Heller is a Professor of Law at the University of Amsterdam. This is the first part of a two-part post. The second part will be posted tomorrow morning, 22 February 2018.] Introduction It is…
  • Feb 21

    Symposium: The Trump Administration and International Law–Policy in the Shadow of International Law

    Symposium: The Trump Administration and International Law–Policy in the Shadow of International Law
    by Laura Dickinson by Laura Dickinson [Laura Dickinson is the Oswald Symister Colclough Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School.] In International Law in the Trump Administration, Harold Hongju Koh has articulated…
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Feb 25

    Qatar’s Domestic Agenda and the Gulf Crisi

    Qatar’s Domestic Agenda and the Gulf Crisi
    Editor’s Note: The crisis between Qatar and its neighbors drags on, exacerbating regional instability and posing problems for U.S. policymakers. While many analysts have focused on the security and foreign policy implications of the…
  • Feb 24

    Takeaways From the House Intelligence Democrats’ Memo

    Takeaways From the House Intelligence Democrats’ Memo
    President Trump lost no time dismissing the memo released Saturday by the House intelligence committee Democrats in response to the earlier memo prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes on the origins of the Carter Page surveillance: The Democrat memo…
  • Feb 24

    Document: House Intelligence Democrats Release Rebuttal Memo

    Document: House Intelligence Democrats Release Rebuttal Memo
    Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released their rebuttal to the memo on alleged surveillance abuses prepared by Chairman Devin Nunes. The rebuttal memo is available in full below.   Hmtg 115 ig00 20180205 sd002…
Rank this Week: 65

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Feb 25

    When Does "Should" Really Mean "Shall"?

    When Does "Should" Really Mean "Shall"?
    As we all know, "should" means something very different from "shall." Except when it doesn't. This is from the Korea - Radionuclides panel report circulated last week: 7.9.5.1 Does Annex C(1)(g) impose a positive obligation? 7.426. Japan…
  • Feb 25

    International Law Professor Position at the University of Ottawa

    International Law Professor Position at the University of Ottawa
    Debra Steger passes along information on an international law professor position at the University of Ottawa: The Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa invites applications for the following tenure-track faculty…
  • Feb 22

    CORRECTION:The Betrayal of Jacinda: New Zealand's Safeguards on Investor-State Dispute Settlement Gutted in Final TPP Text?

    CORRECTION:The Betrayal of Jacinda: New Zealand's Safeguards on Investor-State Dispute Settlement Gutted in Final TPP Text?
    Those of you who read the original version of this post, Simon Lester has pointed out that there may be a confusion. Please disregard, til I come back with something more developed.
Rank this Week: 66

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Feb 24

    The Brussels jurisdictional regime at 50. A conference at Leuven on 23 March.

    The Brussels jurisdictional regime at 50. A conference at Leuven on 23 March.
      (Sharing from GAVC LAW) In 2018 we celebrate the 50th year since the adoption of the 1968 Brussels Convention on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters. The 1968 attempt to facilitate the free…
  • Feb 24

    EU Public Consultation on the Service and Evidence Regulation

    EU Public Consultation on the Service and Evidence Regulation
    The European Commission has published a public consultation on the modernisation of judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters in the EU (Revision of Regulation (EC) 1393/2007 on service of documents and Regulation (EC) 1206/2001 on…
  • Feb 21

    Save the date: Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures on 15 June 2018

    Save the date: Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures on 15 June 2018
    On 15 June 2018 Prof. Dr. Susanne Augenhofer, LL.M. (Yale) will host the 4th round of the Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures. The Lectures take place in the Senatssaal of Humboldt-University and start at 2pm. This year’s speakers are:…
Rank this Week: 98

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 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…
Rank this Week: 107

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Feb 25

    Northern Ireland Court of Appeal to consider same-sex marriage challenge

    Northern Ireland Court of Appeal to consider same-sex marriage challenge
    The Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland will sit this week to consider an appeal against the refusal of the High Court to give recognition to the marriage of a gay man from Northern Ireland who had married his husband in London under the…
  • Feb 22

    Groundhog Day for air pollution breaches: Government loses again

    Groundhog Day for air pollution breaches: Government loses again
    R (ClientEarth No.3) v Secretary of State for Environment, Food &  Rural Affairs, Garnham J, 21 February 2018, judgment here  DEFRA has been found wanting again, in its latest attempt to address nitrogen dioxide in air. This is…
  • Feb 21

    Supreme Court awards damages against the police for failure to conduct an effective investigation

    Supreme Court awards damages against the police for failure to conduct an effective investigation
    Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v DSD and Anor [2018] UKSC 11 – Read Judgment In an important decision for UK human rights law, the Supreme Court confirmed on 21st February 2018 that the police have a positive operational duty…
Rank this Week: 127

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • May 1

    Moving my blog site

    Moving my blog site
    Dear readers, Time to put The China Collection in your blog reader. After twelve years (I started in May 2005) and almost a million visits here at the Chinese Law Prof Blog, I'm making some major changes in my blogging....
  • Apr 17

    How to become a China lawyer

    How to become a China lawyer
    Here's a good blog post on that subject by Dan Harris at the China Law Blog. Must reading for students interested in this practice area.
  • Apr 15

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie
    Did that headline get your attention? If...
Rank this Week: 148

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Quick Question Friday: China Law Answers, Part XLVIII

    Quick Question Friday: China Law Answers, Part XLVIII
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Feb 20

    China Expat Employment Contracts: The 101

    China Expat Employment Contracts: The 101
    If you are an expat working or seeking a job in China, your China employment contract really matters. Let me be clear. Your final executed China employment contract really really matters and if you plan to travel all the way to China to take…
  • Feb 15

    Hong Kong: Toto, We’re Not in Mainland China anymore

    Hong Kong: Toto, We’re Not in Mainland China anymore
    In an effort to reduce the challenge of manufacturing in Mainland China, many foreign companies decide not to go direct. They instead make use of intermediary companies that act as the sellers in the transaction. These intermediaries deal…
Rank this Week: 160

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

https://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com
Rank this Week: 165

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 22

    Useful Links for Customs and International Trade

    Useful Links for Customs and International Trade
    The website of the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) has a page of useful links to resources on customs and international trade law. Click here to have a look. CITBA was founded in 1917 and incorporated in 1926....
  • Feb 13

    University of Oslo, Norway: Paid Ph.D. Research Fellowships in Public International Law

    University of Oslo, Norway: Paid Ph.D. Research Fellowships in Public International Law
    Here's a reminder that the University of Oslo Faculty of Law is offering up to two paid Ph.D. Research Fellowships within the project "State Consent to International Jurisdiction: Conferral, Modification and Termination" under the…
  • Feb 6

    Global Citizenship Law Project: Research Fellow

    Global Citizenship Law Project: Research Fellow
    Job Offer The WZB Berlin Social Science Centre, Project Group “International Citizenship Law” (led by Professor Liav Orgad) in the Research Area Migration and Diversity, is offering a position for a Research Fellow in the field of…
Rank this Week: 167

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 210

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 306

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 314

EU Law Blog

EU Law Blog

Covers European Union law, including antitrust, conflicts of law, criminal law, environment, free movement, fundamental rights, privacy, product liability, and trade.

http://eulaw.typepad.com/eulawblog/
  • Mar 19

    Patent Court, National Courts and EU Law: Opinion 1/09

    Patent Court, National Courts and EU Law: Opinion 1/09
    The Court of Justice has handed down a very significant Opinion in Case Opinion 1/09 on the compatibility with EU law of a draft agreement which aims to set up a new European Patent Court system. We’ve written about that before.
  • Mar 3

    Court Statistics for 2010

    Court Statistics for 2010
    The Court of Justice, the General Court and the Civil Service Tribunal have published a summary of their case statistics for 2010. There's good news and bad news. The good news first: The average time for dealing with cases before the Court…
  • Dec 28

    Cannabis, Coffee Shops, Non-Discrimination and Public Policy: Case C-137/09

    Cannabis, Coffee Shops, Non-Discrimination and Public Policy: Case C-137/09
    The Court of Justice has handed down an intriguing judgment in Case C-137/09 Marc Michel Josemans v. Burgemeester van Maastricht about the right to restrict the access of non-residents to places called "coffee shops" which sell dope legally…
Rank this Week: 381

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 31

    Cross-border Transfer and Collateralisation of Receivable

    Cross-border Transfer and Collateralisation of Receivable
    Cross-border Transfer and Collateralisation of Receivables A Comparative Analysis of Multiple Legal SystemsBy Woo-jung JonContributions by: Louise Gullifer, Joshua Getzler, Sang-Hyun SongLegal systems around the…
  • Jan 31

    Revolution and Evolution in Private Law

    Revolution and Evolution in Private Law
    Revolution and Evolution in Private Law Edited by: Sarah Worthington, Andrew Robertson, Graham VirgoThe development of private law across the common law world is typically portrayed as a series of incremental steps, each…
  • Jan 31

    The Constitution of Pakistan

    The Constitution of Pakistan
    The Constitution of Pakistan A Contextual AnalysisBy Sadaf Aziz This volume provides a contextual account of Pakistan's constitutional laws and history. It aims to describe the formal structure of government in reference to…
Rank this Week: 452

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and…

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog

Covers international laws of war, international law, related human rights topics, international NGOs, and the theory of the just war. By Professor Kenneth Anderson.

http://kennethandersonlawofwar.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 483

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
  • Mar 28

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research
    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research   March 29 2017 / Wednesday / Room 113 / 3:10 - 4:00 PM   Students will learn the basic strategies of conducting foreign law research using open-access and subscription resources.…
Rank this Week: 488

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Feb 21

    Improving Policy Debate

    Improving Policy Debate
    I agree with much of Eliot Cohen’s criticism of the Munich Security Conference. I like his creative phrases, but the SAIS professor is too harsh, too macho and too much in love with his own words: Continue reading "Improving Policy…
  • Feb 18

    10 Quick Comments on the Munich Security Conference 2018

    10 Quick Comments on the Munich Security Conference 2018
    My comments on this year’s Munich Security Conference are more critical and sarcastic than in the past. Continue reading "10 Quick Comments on the Munich Security Conference 2018"
  • Jun 9

    "The Fulbright Program is facing an existential threat”

    "The Fulbright Program is facing an existential threat”
    The US Fulbright Alumni Association has launched the "Stand for Fulbright" campaign, because "the Fulbright Program is facing an existential threat: The Administration has submitted a budget that would result in a 47% cut to the Fulbright…
Rank this Week: 542

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Rubin v. Iran: Supreme Court Says Persepolis Collection Will Stay at the Oriental Institute

    Rubin v. Iran: Supreme Court Says Persepolis Collection Will Stay at the Oriental Institute
    The University of Chicago no longer is in danger of losing ancient Iranian artifacts following Wednesday's United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Jenny Rubin, et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran.The university's Oriental Institute…
  • Feb 15

    [VIDEO] "Moxie" Sniffs Out the Scent of Antiquitie

    [VIDEO] "Moxie" Sniffs Out the Scent of Antiquitie
    Moxie is one of the working dogs spearheading the K-9 Artifact Finders project. The program aims to equip customs officers with a new tool to nab heritage traffickers by finding target scents linked to illegally looted artifacts.The research…
  • Dec 13

    Can Canines Sniff Out Smuggled Artifacts? Working Dogs Join Fight to Save Cultural Heritage

    Can Canines Sniff Out Smuggled Artifacts? Working Dogs Join Fight to Save Cultural Heritage
    Red Arch Cultural Heritage Law & Policy Research and the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Vet Working Dog Center, in collaboration with the Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology), have…
Rank this Week: 611

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    On 4202: Legal Briefs, Boxer Briefs, and Boxer Dog

    On 4202: Legal Briefs, Boxer Briefs, and Boxer Dog
    Back when I was a young law clerk at the U.S. Court of International Trade, I was occasionally inspired to lobby my judge to insert a clever phrase or literary allusion into an otherwise dry opinion. I specifically recall trying to insert the…
  • Jan 23

    The Unbearable Unambiguity of Law

    The Unbearable Unambiguity of Law
    Someday, when I am done practicing and looking for a final way to stay engaged, I would like to teach Administrative Law to JD students. I often tell student that, for what I do, the single most important class I took in law school was not…
  • Jan 10

    The Case of the Substitute Radical

    The Case of the Substitute Radical
    While I had big plans for this post, time and work have intervened. I will skip the chemistry lesson and tell you what you need to know. This is the upshot from the CAFC decision in Chemtall.The classification issue boils down to whether…
Rank this Week: 628

One World International Practice…

One World International Practice Blog

Covers judicial and regulatory decisions as well as topics and trends in international litigation, international dispute resolution, and international investigations, regulatory compliance, and enforcement. By Cadwaladar.

http://blog.internationalpractice.org/
  • Jul 28

    Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Address Extraterritoriality

    Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Address Extraterritoriality
    In Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13285 (10th Cir. 2016), the Tenth Circuit addressed whether, after Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., 561 U.S. 247 (2010), a plaintiff has standing, under § 10(b) of the Securities…
  • Jul 14

    Another District Court Examines Extraterritoriality of the Alien Tort Statute

    Another District Court Examines Extraterritoriality of the Alien Tort Statute
    Ates v. Gülen, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84685 (M.D. Penn. June 29, 2016),  is one of the recent cases to examine the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) since the Supreme Court’s decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 133 S. Ct.…
  • Jul 11

    The Supreme Court Considers Extraterritoriality of RICO

    The Supreme Court Considers Extraterritoriality of RICO
    RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Cmty, 26 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 263, is one of the rare cases by the Supreme Court that addresses an important issue of international practice. The case arises from a suit brought by the European Community and 26…
Rank this Week: 643

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Feb 22

    Tharpe v. Sellers, J. Thomas, with whom J. Alito and J. Gorsuch join, dissenting (Per Curiam opinion), Docket 17-6075

    Tharpe v. Sellers, J. Thomas, with whom J. Alito and J. Gorsuch join, dissenting (Per Curiam opinion), Docket 17-6075
    Retroactivity (here in a criminal context): (…) First, no reasonable jurist could argue that Pena-Rodriguez applies retroactively on collateral review. Pena-Rodriguez established a new rule: The opinion states that it is answering a…
  • Feb 21

    Export

    Export
    Letters of Credit, Documentary Collections, Drafts, Documents against Payment / Collection Acceptance, Sight Draft, Time Draft, Bill of Lading:cf. https://www.export.gov/article?id=Letters-of-Credit-and-Documentary-Collection
  • Feb 20

    Lippman v. City of Oakland, A141865

    Lippman v. City of Oakland, A141865
    Writ of mandate:"A traditional writ of mandate under Code of Civil Procedure section 1085 is a method for compelling a public entity to perform a legal and usually ministerial duty." (American Federation of State, County & Municipal…
Rank this Week: 802

China Esquire

China Esquire

Covers Chinese law, business and society. By Tom Chow.

http://www.chinalawandbusiness.com
  • Oct 27

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service
    Two events recently highlighted the decline for customer service and relationships in the services industry–and particularly in mine, which is legal services. First, I was having lunch with one of my outside counsel. He was picking my…
  • Mar 18

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM
    Wanted to pass on this information that I received from the Beijing Arbitration Commission (“BAC”): the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine School of Law is pleased to announce that BAC is sponsoring a…
  • Oct 8

    Why Good Service Matter

    Why Good Service Matter
    I recently got back from Orlando for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Annual Meeting 2012, which is the largest gathering of in-house counsel in the world.  I co-presented a session entitled “ A Technology Primer for
Rank this Week: 806

Letters Blogatory

Letters Blogatory

Covers international judicial assistance.

http://lettersblogatory.com/
  • May 18

    Case of the Day: Gregor v. Otuorimuo

    Case of the Day: Gregor v. Otuorimuo
    The case of the day is Gregor v. Otuorimuo (Conn. Super. Ct. 2016). The case was a divorce case. husband and the wife were married in Connecticut in 2011. The husband sued for a divorce, asserting that there had been an irretrievable…
  • May 17

    Case of the Day: Ure v. Oceania Cruise

    Case of the Day: Ure v. Oceania Cruise
    The case of the day is Ure v. Oceania Cruises, Inc. (S.D. Fla. 2015). Diana Ure was a passenger aboard Oceania’s ship. She fell ill and was treated by one of the defendants, Dr. Fabian Bonilla, an Ecuadoran national. She and her husband…
  • May 16

    Case of the Day: Villoldo v. Castro

    Case of the Day: Villoldo v. Castro
    The case of the day is Villoldo v. Castro (1st Cir. 2016). Westlaw calls the case Villoldo v. Ruz. I’m no Spanish naming convention expert, but that seems clearly wrong. Anyway, Alfredo and Gustavo Villoldo were Cuban brothers. In 1959,…
Rank this Week: 819

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 835

ComparativeLawBlog

ComparativeLawBlog

Covers comparative law and judicial decision making. By Jacco Bomhoff.

http://comparativelawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    ComparativeLawBlog Dormant

    ComparativeLawBlog Dormant
    This Blog is on hold, and will be so for the foreseeable future. The archive, for what its worth, will remain online, at least for now.Sean Donlan and colleagues will continue posting on comparative law matters at…
  • Feb 28

    NOTICE: International & Comparative Law Quarterly

    NOTICE: International & Comparative Law Quarterly
    International & Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ), marks 60 years of publication in 2012. To mark the occasion the editorial board has taken the opportunity to reflect on the contribution the ICLQ has made in the key areas of legal…
  • Feb 12

    NOTICE: HERINGA & AKKERMANS ON EDUCATING EUROPEAN LAWYERS

    NOTICE: HERINGA & AKKERMANS ON EDUCATING EUROPEAN LAWYERS
    Intersentia has recently published Aalt Willem Heringa and Bram Akkermans (eds), Educating European Lawyers (2011). The description reads:
Rank this Week: 965

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Feb 2

    Important Case on UCCJEA Enforcement of Foreign Custody Order

    Important Case on UCCJEA Enforcement of Foreign Custody Order
    Jeremy D. MorleyThe Indiana Court of Appeals has rendered a detailed analysis of the “escape clause” in the UCCJEA concerning the enforceability of foreign countries’ custody orders. Coulibaly v. Stevance, 85 N.E. 3d 911…
  • Jan 23

    Poland’s Further Violation of Obligation to Return Abducted Child

    Poland’s Further Violation of Obligation to Return Abducted Child
    Jeremy D. MorleyIn the case of Oller Kamińska v. Poland, determined on January 18, 2018, [2018] ECHR 70, the European Court of Human Rights (First Section), sitting as a Chamber, has ruled that the Polish authorities violated their…
  • Jan 22

    China: International Child Custody Dispute

    China: International Child Custody Dispute
    This 2016 article, based in part on my input, remains fully applicable today. I consult on such matters with clients around the world, always working with local counsel as appropriate.Jeremy Morley, www.international-divorce.com   …
Rank this Week: 967

Cardozo Law Student Chapter -…

Cardozo Law Student Chapter - Children's Rights Institute

Cardozo law student division of CRI founded by 2010 Cardozo graduates Danielle Goldstein and Benjamin Ryberg. CRI-Cardozo has over 40 student members and is dedicated to raising awareness about human rights abuses against children.

http://www.childrensrightsinstitute.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 1016

Transnational Law Blog

Transnational Law Blog

Covers laws which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers, including human rights, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property and space law. By Derek Deavenport, John Dermody, Travis Hodgkins and Christine Ngo.

http://transnationallawblog.typepad.com/transnational_law_blog/
  • Apr 7

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism
    I wonder what do you think about Google’s decision to confront China’s censorship by pulling out of the country entirely despite a potential lost of profit for not doing its business with now the second largest economy in the word? A…
  • Apr 2

    March's Winners and Loser

    March's Winners and Loser
    We are moving further away from the double dips danger! Last month the US economy added 162,000 jobs- a strong showing of a potentially more sustained recovery for US economy. Payroll gains are largely boosted by private sectors and much less…
  • Nov 18

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger
    Today, in an interview with Fox News in Beijing, President Obama warned that “the US economy could head into a ‘double-dip recession’ unless urgent steps were taken to rein back America’s mounting level of public debt,” reported the…
Rank this Week: 1019

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal…

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal Lawyers

By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://interpolnoticeremoval.com/
Rank this Week: 1051

ECJBlog

ECJBlog

Features news about the European Court of Justice. By Allard Knook.

http://courtofjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy
    Where third-country nationals hold a ‘residence card of a family member of a Union citizen’, UK cannot make right of entry subject to requirement to first obtain visa>> McCarthy had dual British and Irish nationality. He and…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft
    EU law not laying down principle of non-discrimination on grounds of obesityThe Employment Equality Directive (Directive 2000/78/EC) prohibits discrimination based on religion, belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in relation to…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez
    Local rule setting maximum age for recruitment of police officers at 30 years contrary to EU law>> The Employment Equality Directive (The EE Directive, Directive 2000/78/EC)  prohibits any form of discrimination in employment based…
Rank this Week: 1127

ByteLawyer Briefings

ByteLawyer Briefings

Covers current law and technology developments affecting business and society. By Nanyang Business School Professor Harry SK Tan.

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

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader
    In what appears to be a straightforward case of licensors of Animeware - ODEX - for illegal downloading of pirated copies by thousands, Odex filed suits against all the local commercial ISPs to obtain the identities of those who downloaded…
  • Aug 19

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?
    Day 1 of State of Play Conference. Interestingly the latest case reported of the synthetic worlds is the case of EROS LLC suing Volkov Catteneo” who broke the sex program’s copy protection and sold unauthorized copies. So naturally…
  • Aug 19

    State of Play Conference BEGINS

    State of Play Conference BEGINS
    Finally the long awaited conference has begun. Last night at the opening dinner for participants, meeting all the thought leaders, academics and businesses involved in the building and use of synthetic environments is exciting. There was a…
Rank this Week: 1152

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    El Nuevo procedimiento de extradición a partir de las modificaciones incorporadas por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281.

    El Nuevo procedimiento de extradición a partir de las modificaciones incorporadas por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281.
    Por: Alberto Huapaya OlivaresPrimera parteCambios sustanciales:1) El pedido de extradición dejó de ser un procedimiento de oficio para pasar a un procedimiento rogado.La norma anterior decía:Artículo 525.…
  • Feb 19

    Legislación sobre extradición actualizada: Código Procesal Penal

    Legislación sobre extradición actualizada: Código Procesal Penal
    (Nota: Los artículos con comillas incluyen modificación incorporada por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281, publicado el 29 diciembre 2016)CÓDIGO PROCESAL PENAL LIBRO SÉPTIMOLA COOPERACIÓN JUDICIAL…
  • Feb 15

    Detención preventiva

    Detención preventiva
    A pesar de ciertos cambios de legislación, gran parte aun se mantiene... Habría que añadir que la experiencia enseña la necesidad de acreditar la causa probable.MARTES, 29 DE ABRIL DE 2008La Detención…
Rank this Week: 1164

Visae Patentes

Visae Patentes

Covers European patent law, intellectual patent politics, software patents, and international patent law. By Falk Metzler.

http://www.visaepatentes.com/
  • Jul 2

    Two interesting Decisions on Patent Eligibility of Software Inventions in the US

    Two interesting Decisions on Patent Eligibility of Software Inventions in the US
    On the ksnh::law blog, two postings were recently published that comment on interesting decisions of US courts with respect to patent eligibility of software inventions under 35 U.S.C. § 101. The posting "US Patent revoked as being…
  • Mar 9

    Comparison of AIA and EPC as well as ante-AIA, post AIA and 'real' first-to-file prior art

    Comparison of AIA and EPC as well as ante-AIA, post AIA and 'real' first-to-file prior art
    In a new posting on the ksnh::law blog titled "10 aspects of the AIA that are (somehow) comparable to European provisions" we discuss the following new provisions of the America Invents Act and their link to European patent…
  • Feb 26

    Intellectual Property Aspects of 3D Printing (German)

    Intellectual Property Aspects of 3D Printing (German)
    On the ksnh::jur blog, we recently posted the first two articles of a series on the IP aspects of the fascinating new technology of 3D printing which, according to our perception, has the potential to raise totally new questions and pose new…
Rank this Week: 1190

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Feb 8

    Are You #ReadyforGDPR?

    Are You #ReadyforGDPR?
    The long awaited and, one hopes, much prepared for new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are just a few short months away from becoming law. To help companies look at the practical steps they need to take now in order to be ready,…
  • Feb 5

    How to Buy AI: Ten Top Tips for Buying Automation Technologie

    How to Buy AI: Ten Top Tips for Buying Automation Technologie
    Does Artificial Intelligence (AI) matter? “AI is probably the most important thing humanity has ever worked on. I think of it as something more profound than electricity or fire.” —Sundar Pichai, Google CEO Davos World…
  • Feb 1

    Licensing Oracle Software in the Cloud

    Licensing Oracle Software in the Cloud
    Oracle recently published a policy document entitled “Licensing Oracle Software in the Cloud Computing Environment” which sets out specific requirements on customers when licensing various Oracle programs and using them in the…
Rank this Week: 1194

Climate Change and Carbon…

Climate Change and Carbon Management Blog

Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.

http://www.alstonenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 1209

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

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

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'
    Many of my previous posts on this blog have made reference to how dynamics of geography might effect law and development.  Along these lines, my own research focuses more on the regulatory effects of geography (what I call regulatory…
  • Jun 15

    On pianos, trees and development

    On pianos, trees and development
    An apologies to our readers for my absence during this semester. Family matters have kept me away from most of my professional commitments. But I am back, and happy to see that Michael Dowdle's has done a good job at keeping the blog alive!In…
  • May 5

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)
    My colleague here in Singapore, M. Sornarajah ('Sorna' to his friends) has a new book just published by Cambridge University Press entitled Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment.  The book has (surprising?)…
Rank this Week: 1315

DIPr Argentina

DIPr Argentina

Covers international private law (conflicts of law) and international commercial arbitration law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). By Julio Cesar Cordoba and Maria B. Noodt Taquela.

http://www.diprargentina.com/
Rank this Week: 1328

The TransAtlantic Assembly

The TransAtlantic Assembly

Blog of American and European Practitioners and Academics on European and American Constitutional Law (with an eye to the European Constitution), International Law, European Law, and Law and Philosophy.

http://transatlanticassembly.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    Italy's tragic future

    Italy's tragic future
    Silvio Berlusconi is a modern dictator. He controls all the most important functions of the state and is THE key player in the private sphere. Modern dictators are characterized by an ability to disguise their authoritarianism through subtle…
  • Sep 2

    No to Barroso

    No to Barroso
    Does anyone out there know who Barroso is? More importantly does anybody know what was his best achievement during his four years as President of the European Commission, the highest institution within the EU? Very few will be able to answer…
  • Jul 25

    Obama's Transatlantic Speech

    Obama's Transatlantic Speech
    Berlin was like a honeymoon between America and Europe. But Obama's honey words, were a little too sweet:
Rank this Week: 1336

Asian Law Blog

Asian Law Blog

Updates on Korean, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Laotian, Cambodian, Malaysian, Indonesian and The Philippines law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.theasianlawblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Wishing you a Happy and Safe Holiday Season

    Wishing you a Happy and Safe Holiday Season
    IPG is engaged in projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Korea, Laos, the Philippines, Myanmar, Vietnam and the U.S. SeanHayes@IPGLegal.com www.ipglegal.com
  • Apr 22

    IPG Legal's LAW BLOGS

    IPG Legal's LAW BLOGS
    The Asian Law Blog aggregates most of the content from:The Korean Law BlogThe Korean Entertainment Law BlogThe China Law Blog Please checkout these blogs for additional articles.  We have stopped aggregating content on 4/23/2014,…
  • Feb 20

    Weekly Asian Legal News from International Law Firm - IPG Legal

    Weekly Asian Legal News from International Law Firm - IPG Legal
    This Week's Asian Legal News Reported by the MediaObama to host Dalai Lama at White HouseNorth and South Koreans hold rare family reunionsChina tycoon Liu Han charged for 'mafia-style' crimesThai anti-government protesters gather outside…
Rank this Week: 1363

The Invisible College

The Invisible College

Covers international law, politics, economics, and philosophy.

https://invisiblecollege.weblog.leidenuniv.nl/
  • Feb 7

    3th EDITION – SUMMER INSTITUTE IN CHINA 2018 – EXECUTIVE EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM

    3th EDITION – SUMMER INSTITUTE IN CHINA 2018 – EXECUTIVE EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM
    3th EDITION – SUMMER INSTITUTE IN CHINA 2018 – EXECUTIVE EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM West Virginia University, John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy and Politics, Department of Public Administration (WV, USA) and gLAWcal –…
  • Oct 27

    Panel discussion on 20 Years of ICTY Investigations and Prosecution

    Panel discussion on 20 Years of ICTY Investigations and Prosecution
    You are warmly invited to attend a panel discussion of the ICTY’s Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), entitled: The Story of the ICTY Office of the Prosecutor (OTP): Starting from Scratch – What We’ve Learned from 20…
  • Sep 17

    ICTY/ MICT Open Day in The Hague on 24 September

    ICTY/ MICT Open Day in The Hague on 24 September
    The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals ( MICT ) will be hosting a joint Open Day on Sunday, 24 September from 11:00-17:00. This year’s Open Day marks the…
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