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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 517

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Sep 24

    Sunday, NFL, Berkeley & Speech.

    Sunday, NFL, Berkeley & Speech.
    Have a good Sunday. And whether NFL players kneel, stand or even come out of the tunnel, it's their call. You can like it or not like it....
  • Sep 23

    At Disqus: When is it okay for men to cry?

    At Disqus: When is it okay for men to cry?
    A comment yesterday (with apologies to a great writer, Jay McInerney): "Definitely ok to cry to land great women. After my divorce in DC 20 years ago Ernie, a few others and I had this one thing down. We were...
Rank this Week: 74

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 54

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
Rank this Week: 288

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Trump issues new order on travel

    Trump issues new order on travel
    Solicitor General Noel Francisco today notified the Supreme Court that President Donald Trump has issued a new proclamation restricting travel to the United States by citizens from eight countries. The proclamation came on the same day that…
  • Sep 24

    This week at the court

    This week at the court
    On Monday, the justices will meet for their September 25 conference. We expect orders from this conference on Thursday. The October 2017 term will begin on Monday, October 2. The calendar for the October sitting is available on the…
  • Sep 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: United States v. Sanchez-Gomez 17-312 Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in asserting authority to review respondents’ interlocutory challenge to pretrial…
Rank this Week: 22

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 15

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Sep 24

    Evangelical Christians and Donald Trump

    Evangelical Christians and Donald Trump
    Many of us have wondered why evangelical Christians have stuck with Donald Trump for so long. It is, of course, child’s play to come up with reasons why they would not and should not. Initially, I thought abortion was the main reason.…
  • Sep 23

    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959)

    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959)
    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959) was a Trinidadian-born author, journalist, Left organizer and activist, one-time Communist Party member, socialist, and Pan-Africanist. Books by…
  • Sep 23

    George Padmore interviews Ho Chi Minh in Paris (1946)

    George Padmore interviews Ho Chi Minh in Paris (1946)
    I was delighted to learn that George Padmore (né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse) interviewed Ho Chi Minh (Nguyễn Sinh Cung, also known as Nguyen Tat Thanh and Nguyen Ai Quoc) while both were in Paris: Ho was there for the Paris…
Rank this Week: 328

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 262

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 45

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 24

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Conduct Rules and Decision Rule

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Conduct Rules and Decision Rule
    Introduction Substantive rules of law (such as the rules of torts, contract, and property) are usually assumed to be addressed to two audiences. As conduct rules, the substantive law is addressed to everyone (citizens, officials, and…
  • Sep 23

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "On Race" edited by Yancy

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "On Race" edited by Yancy
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis, edited by George Yancy. Here is a description: With the recent barrage of racially motivated killings, violent encounters between blacks and whites, and hate…
  • Sep 23

    Download of the Week: "The Contested Value of Normative Legal Scholarship" by West

    Download of the Week: "The Contested Value of Normative Legal Scholarship" by West
    The Download of the Week The Contested Value of Normative Legal Scholarship by Robin L. West. Here is the abstract: Legal scholarship, under attack from critics both inside and outside the legal academy, is on the horns of a…
Rank this Week: 10

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 24

    The Struggle Is Real

    The Struggle Is Real
    We’ve made great advances in recent years in Canada in examining mental health in the legal profession, and prior, in law school. In large part this can be attributed to Orlando da Silva, former President of the Ontario Bar Association,…
  • Sep 24

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research
    One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal. Victory Motors (Abbotsford) Ltd. v.…
  • Sep 24

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
Rank this Week: 27

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 24

    Trump significantly limits entry into US from eight nation

    Trump significantly limits entry into US from eight nation
    In a Proclamation [text] issued late Sunday, US President Donald Trump [official profile] identified eight countries that have failed to cooperate in information sharing activities to the extent the administration deems necessary to protect…
  • Sep 23

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 23 September 2017

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 23 September 2017
    Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: San Francisco filed [complaint, PDF] a nuisance lawsuit against five fossil fuel companies due to expected expenses the city will incur from global warming. [more] The Oregon Supreme…
  • Sep 23

    World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 23 September 2017

    World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 23 September 2017
    Here’s the international legal news we covered this week: Transport for London (TfL) [official website] on Friday announced [motice, PDF] that it will not issue a private hire operator license to Uber London Limited to operate in…
Rank this Week: 11

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 24

    New Travel Limitations Announced

    New Travel Limitations Announced
    The same executive order that announced a 90-day travel ban for selected countries also directed cabinet officers to develop a more tailored approach to countries that cannot or will not provide the information needed to vet people coming…
  • Sep 22

    Shouting Down Jim Comey

    Shouting Down Jim Comey
    Readers may remember my mentioning that Jim Comey and I were AUSA's together in the Nineties.  I have a high regard for his integrity, even while questioning his judgment and effectiveness in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's…
  • Sep 22

    A Black Life that Didn't Matter

    A Black Life that Didn't Matter
    The Washington Post reports (emphasis added):Zaire Kelly was returning home from a college prep course and was less than 300 feet from his front door when authorities said a man tried to rob him along a footpath in a small park...
Rank this Week: 303

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 89

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Celebrate #NationalPunctuationWeek with a Salute to the Octothorpe

    Celebrate #NationalPunctuationWeek with a Salute to the Octothorpe
    National Punctuation Day, celebrated Sept. 24 each year, gives us a chance to have a little nerdy fun or to rant about our pet peeves. Maybe I should I say pet peeve's: making plurals of uncommon words with an apostrophe is one of mine. One…
  • Aug 24

    Announcing: West Academic Study Aids Online

    Announcing: West Academic Study Aids Online
    At the end of a law student's semester of law school, she might not know how to approach their exams. Students can't possibly expect to write everything that they learned in a three hour exam, so how do they pare their outlines down to the…
  • Aug 17

    The Path to Lawyer Well-Being

    The Path to Lawyer Well-Being
    The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being has just released its report, The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change (Aug. 2017). It's important for all sectors of the legal community, so it includes…
Rank this Week: 156

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 16

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 333

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 390

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 24

    D&O Insurer Must Continue Defense Expense Reimbursement Post-Merger

    D&O Insurer Must Continue Defense Expense Reimbursement Post-Merger
    An acquired bank’s D&O insurer’s defense cost obligation to the bank’s directors and officers in connection with merger-related litigation continued after the merger transaction closed and was owed to the acquiring bank,…
  • Sep 19

    Guest Post: Surge in ERISA Fee Litigation

    Guest Post: Surge in ERISA Fee Litigation
    The last couple of years have seen a wave of ERISA suits aimed at 401(k) plan sponsors and targeting plan fees. In the following guest post, Rhonda Prussack, Head of Fiduciary and Employment Practices Liability at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty…
  • Sep 18

    Insurance Coverage for Subpoena Response Cost

    Insurance Coverage for Subpoena Response Cost
    One of the perennial D&O insurance coverage questions is the issue of whether or not the D&O policy provides coverage for costs incurred in responding to a subpoena, as I have discussed in prior posts (refer here and here).…
Rank this Week: 141

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/
  • Sep 24

    New White House Immigration Order: Proclamation, Fact Sheet, and White House FAQ

    New White House Immigration Order: Proclamation, Fact Sheet, and White House FAQ
    The White House issued a proclamation Sunday imposing restrictions on immigrants and visitors from eight countries. The full text of the proclamation can be found below, as well as a fact sheet and a list of frequently-asked questions that…
  • Sep 24

    Round-Trip Tickets: How Will Authorities Know When Foreign Fighters Have Returned?

    Round-Trip Tickets: How Will Authorities Know When Foreign Fighters Have Returned?
    Editor’s Note: As the Islamic State's territorial control shrinks and its prestige declines, many volunteers will try to find their way home—perhaps to conduct terrorist attacks there on the group's behalf. Colin Clarke of the…
  • Sep 24

    Happy German Election Day: What to Expect as the EU’s Dominant Power Goes to the Poll

    Happy German Election Day: What to Expect as the EU’s Dominant Power Goes to the Poll
    German voters go to the polls Sunday in an election well worth close American attention. As with the French election in the spring and the British snap election in June, the German federal electorate is wrestling with the pull of a right-wing…
Rank this Week: 65

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Sep 24

    Helsinn En Banc Statu

    Helsinn En Banc Statu
    Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2017) An invention that is “on sale” prior to the associated patent’s critical filing date is not patentable. 35 U.S.C. 102.  Although the…
  • Sep 24

    Single Reference Obviousne

    Single Reference Obviousne
    Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd., v. SFC Co. Ltd. (Fed. Cir. 2017). The decision here is important as one example of a single-reference obviousness decision upheld by the Federal Circuit on appeal.  Here, the prior-art is a published…
  • Sep 21

    Patent Venue: Cyberspace does not Expand Place of Busine

    Patent Venue: Cyberspace does not Expand Place of Busine
    Important mandamus order narrowing patent venue. In re Cray (Fed. Cir. 2017) [Read the Case] Following the Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland, the debate has moved to interpretation of the requirement that an infringement…
Rank this Week: 50

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    The Obamacare Health Insurance Fee. It's baaaaaack!

    The Obamacare Health Insurance Fee. It's baaaaaack!
    The so-called "Health Insurance Fee" levied as part of Obamacare was given a moratorium for one year, 2017, but will apply again in 2018.This Fee increased overall premiums by around $13 billion during 2016, $0 in 2017, and is expected to…
  • Sep 22

    Medicare Open Enrollment 2018

    Medicare Open Enrollment 2018
    Medicare 2018 Open Enrollment starts on October 15th and ends on December the 7th. Where can I get answers to my questions? What can I change? What can't I change? Why should I change?Where can I get answers about Medicare Open Enrollment…
  • Sep 21

    And now for something completely different...

    And now for something completely different...
    If you're a gamer, you need to see this from the masters of terrain (and Friends of InsureBlog), Fat Dragon Games:Kickstarter now open...Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 56

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Dopey Donald Chump's vision of the world...

    Dopey Donald Chump's vision of the world...
    ...on twitter.
  • Sep 23

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Humble Pie, "A Song for Jenny,"

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Humble Pie, "A Song for Jenny,"
    1971's Rock On album was, by my lights, one of the best albums of the "classic rock" era, but it didn't even crack the Billboard "top 100." One occasionally hears this hard rock number, but little else from this well-crafted...
  • Sep 22

    Obama-era Title IX guidelines are now history

    Obama-era Title IX guidelines are now history
    Here are the new interim guidelines. On the contested issue of the standard of proof, the new guidelines mandate consistency across all kinds of student misconduct: if preponderance, for example, is the standard in plagiarism investigations,…
Rank this Week: 34

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

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

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 122

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Law Commission of Ontario Releases Fifth Paper on Defamation

    Law Commission of Ontario Releases Fifth Paper on Defamation
    This is a follow-up to the July 27, 2017 Library Boy post entitled Law Commission of Ontario Releases Papers on Defamation.The Law Commission of Ontario has released a fifth and final background paper as part of its project on Defamation Law…
  • Sep 24

    Updated Research Guides From GlobaLex

    Updated Research Guides From GlobaLex
    GlobaLex, the electronic collection created by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law, recently updated some of its research guides:A Research Guide to Cases and Materials on Terrorism: "A bibliographic…
  • Sep 24

    Government Information Day in Ottawa

    Government Information Day in Ottawa
    The University of Ottawa Library and the Carleton University Library, in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada (LAC), are holding a Government Information Day on October 26, 2017.The day's activities will take place at Library and…
Rank this Week: 86

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 24

    Babies with longer ring fingers 'more likely' to go bald | Daily Mail Online

    Babies with longer ring fingers 'more likely' to go bald | Daily Mail Online
    ‘We have shown that finger ratio can be used to estimate future hair loss,’ head researcher Dr Mehmet Unal wrote in the Journal Of Cosmetic Dermatology. But it is not all bad news for those with the larger ring finger....
  • Sep 24

    Trump Is Reinventing What It Means to Be a Politician | Roger L. Simon

    Trump Is Reinventing What It Means to Be a Politician | Roger L. Simon
    Trump has completely reinvented the template of what it means to be a politician and it's no surprise that so may other politicians (not just John McCain) are publicly or privately appalled. He has unmasked them. They're worried and they...
  • Sep 24

    Clergy and Lay Scholars Issue Filial Correction of Pope Franci

    Clergy and Lay Scholars Issue Filial Correction of Pope Franci
    A group of clergy and lay scholars from around the world have taken the very rare step of presenting Pope Francis with a formal filial correction, accusing him of propagating heresies concerning marriage, the moral life, and reception of…
Rank this Week: 90

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Sep 24

    Binary Options And Securities Regulation

    Binary Options And Securities Regulation
    Recently, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) updated and expanded its 2015 advisory warning investors about online binary option schemes.  NASAA offers the following explanation of “binary…
  • Sep 22

    Did The SEC’s Pay Ratio Guidance Miss Conjunction Junction?

    Did The SEC’s Pay Ratio Guidance Miss Conjunction Junction?
    Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued interpretive guidance to assist issuers in complying with the pay ratio rule.  At the same time, the Division of Corporation Finance staff issued guidance concerning how companies…
  • Sep 21

    California Bill May Spur Rewriting Gender Boilerplate

    California Bill May Spur Rewriting Gender Boilerplate
    On the penultimate day of the current session, the California legislature passed SB 179 (Atkins & Wiener).  If signed into law by Governor Brown, this bill would enact the California Gender Recognition Act.  In general, SB…
Rank this Week: 355

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Sep 24

    Conference on Regulatory Issues in Property Law at Cambridge

    Conference on Regulatory Issues in Property Law at Cambridge
    On May 25-26, 2018, the Cambridge University Centre for Property Law will be hosting a conference on regulatory issues in property law. The conference will bring together property law scholars and practitioners from around the world to…
  • Sep 19

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
    Aspiring deans: in light of the rise of our near and dear property prof friends Ben Barros (Toledo) and Hari Osofsky (Penn State) to decanal glory, see the following announcement from Washburn (via Andrea Boyack): POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT –…
  • Sep 15

    Conference at John Marshall on Murr

    Conference at John Marshall on Murr
    On Thursday, September 28, the John Marshall Law School Center for Real Estate Law will be hosting a a conference on the recent U.S. Supreme Court takings case, Murr v. Wisconsin. The panel will include practitioners and members of…
Rank this Week: 92

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Final Update - Traffic Diversion in Gooding County

    Final Update - Traffic Diversion in Gooding County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Sep 24

    Traffic Diversion in Gooding County

    Traffic Diversion in Gooding County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Sep 23

    Injury Crash On U.S. Highway 20 Near Thornton

    Injury Crash On U.S. Highway 20 Near Thornton
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 204

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 24

    Hecklers and counter-speakers (again)

    Hecklers and counter-speakers (again)
    Mark Tushnet, writing on Vox and Balkinization, argues that the counter-speakers/hecklers/audience members who attempt to shout down other speakers engage in constitutionally protected activities and the First Amendment is violated by many of…
  • Sep 23

    (Final?) Posner-Rakoff dialogue

    (Final?) Posner-Rakoff dialogue
    I am late on this, but here is the most recent (final?) dialogue between Richard Posner and Jed Rakoff, published a few weeks after Posner's resignation frmo the court.. The conversation began from the question of whether judges should rely…
  • Sep 22

    Credible Commitment and Chinese Municipal Debt: How Legal Omnipotence Makes Authoritarian (and Democratic) States Practically Powerle

    Credible Commitment and Chinese Municipal Debt: How Legal Omnipotence Makes Authoritarian (and Democratic) States Practically Powerle
    Okay, "powerless" is a little strong. But this week's news that Standard & Poor's Global Ratings has down-graded China's sovereign debt is a reminder that the vaunted ability of authoritarian regimes briskly and efficiently to…
Rank this Week: 23

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Sep 24

    Is International Economic Law International?

    Is International Economic Law International?
    Following up on my earlier posts, I want to talk briefly about U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer's response to a question about WTO dispute settlement: ... We’ve had other provisions where the WTO has taken – really, I…
  • Sep 21

    USTR's NAFTA Chapter 20 Proposal

    USTR's NAFTA Chapter 20 Proposal
    Recall that at a recent CSIS event, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said this: ... Back when Senator Brock and I were there and there was a system, it was before 1995, before the WTO, under the GATT, and there...
  • Sep 19

    Lighthizer on WTO Dispute Settlement

    Lighthizer on WTO Dispute Settlement
    This is an excerpt from the Q & A at the Lighthizer CSIS event mentioned in the last post, relating to WTO dispute settlement. I'm just going to quote it for now, but I should have more to say later....
Rank this Week: 66

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 24

    Gamage & Shanske: Using Taxes To Support Multiple Health Insurance Risk Pool

    Gamage & Shanske: Using Taxes To Support Multiple Health Insurance Risk Pool
    David Gamage (Indiana) & Darien Shanske (UC-Davis), Using Taxes to Support Multiple Health Insurance Risk Pools, 85 State Tax Notes 871 (Aug. 28, 2017): In most markets, it is considered desirable for consumers to have more choices. But…
  • Sep 24

    IFA International Tax Student Writing Competition

    IFA International Tax Student Writing Competition
    The International Fiscal Association is sponsoring the 2017 International Tax Student Writing Competition: Subject: Any topic relating to U.S. taxation of income from international activities, including taxation under U.S. tax treaties. Open…
  • Sep 24

    BYU To Start Selling Caffeinated Soft Drinks On Campu

    BYU To Start Selling Caffeinated Soft Drinks On Campu
    BYU, Dining Services Q & A on Caffeinated Soft Drinks Announcement Inside Higher Ed, Brigham Young Will Provide Caggeinated Soft Drinkes NPR, BYU Buzzing About Caffeinated Soda Reuters, BYU Lifts Decades-Long Ban on Caffeinated Soft Drink…
Rank this Week: 6

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 76

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Paliotta v. State of Nevada ex rel Nevada Department of Corrections, (NV Sup. Ct., Sept. 14, 2017), the Nevada Supreme Court held that the trial court erred when it used the centrality test instead of the sincerely held belief test to…
  • Sep 24

    Court Upholds Anti-Discrimination Law Over Wedding Videographer's Challenge

    Court Upholds Anti-Discrimination Law Over Wedding Videographer's Challenge
    In Telescope Media Group v. Lindsey, (D MN, Sept. 29, 2017), a Minnesota federal district court in a 63-page opinion rejected a challenge to a provision of the Minnesota Human Rights Act that requires plaintiffs, owners of a videography…
  • Sep 24

    Church Loses RLUIPA Equal Terms Challenge To Parking Requirement

    Church Loses RLUIPA Equal Terms Challenge To Parking Requirement
    In Immanuel Baptist Church v. City of Chicago, (ND IL, Sept. 22, 2017), an Illinois federal district court dismissed a church's facial RLUIPA "equal terms" challenge, as well as its equal protection challenge to the city's parking…
Rank this Week: 21

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 24

    Socrata launches Find Shelter application for victims of disaster

    Socrata launches Find Shelter application for victims of disaster
    GCN: “…The Federal Emergency Management Agency puts out information on hurricane shelters every 20 minutes during natural disasters through its application programming interface. Socrata decided during Hurricane Irma to input the…
  • Sep 24

    Beyond Words: help discover pictures in LC historical newspaper collection

    Beyond Words: help discover pictures in LC historical newspaper collection
    “The Library of Congress invites you to help us in the effort to take newspapers Beyond Words. Join us to identify and improve information about illustrated newspapers in the Chronicling America digital collection. This brand new pilot…
  • Sep 24

    Library of Congress launches Digital Lab

    Library of Congress launches Digital Lab
    “Welcome to Labs! A place to encourage innovation with Library of Congress digital collections. Labs will have a growing and changing selection of experiments, projects, events and resources to encourage creative use and connections…
Rank this Week: 29

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Sep 24

    The Legal Profession in Transition–NYSBA Journal–Sept., 2017

    The Legal Profession in Transition–NYSBA Journal–Sept., 2017
    By Stephen P. Gallagher : In September 2004, Leonard E. Sienko, Jr. and I teamed up to write our first article for the NYSBA Journal. The title of that article was Yesterday’s Strategies Rarely Answer Tomorrow’s Problems. In…
  • Sep 24

    How To Seek Information on Loved Ones in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

    How To Seek Information on Loved Ones in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
    By Arturo Garcia–September 22, 2107 Some of the phone numbers shared widely on social media no longer appear to be working or have been replaced by email addresses. See what Snopes has been able to verify…
  • Sep 24

    How to manually offload and reinstall apps in iOS 11 | Cult of Mac

    How to manually offload and reinstall apps in iOS 11 | Cult of Mac
    BY CHARLIE SORREL iOS 11 can automatically delete apps when space gets tight on your iPhone or iPad. It’s called offloading, and only the app itself gets removed. All the app’s data is saved. That way, if you…
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Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 69

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 24

    Lionel Richie and housing law

    Lionel Richie and housing law
    It was the Nat Fed conference last week and I know many of our readers were there taking in the sights and experiences and nabbing free pens/drinks. I’ve never really enjoyed it. Not enough law for me. I’m also deeply sceptical of…
  • Sep 18

    An uncaring indifference to wrong and right

    An uncaring indifference to wrong and right
    Behind every homelessness statistic sits a story – or, more accurately – 88410* stories. Stories of people fleeing violence or abusive relationships. Stories of people struggling with ill-health and addictions. Stories of care…
  • Aug 29

    We’re on a break

    We’re on a break
    You may have noticed a lack of posts, despite cases awaiting writing up like the relief of Ealing, or the 18 month rule in s.20B also applying to ‘on account’ service charge demands, or legal costs on relief from forfeiture. But…
Rank this Week: 456

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Sep 24

    The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building

    The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building
    The best way to mitigate risk in your green building project are properly drafted contract documents prepared by this law firm or by another attorney with green building experience. That may sound self serving, but it is true. As I posted in…
  • Sep 17

    LEED Commercial Interiors can Save the Planet

    LEED Commercial Interiors can Save the Planet
    By Katie Stanford and Stuart Kaplow LEED Commercial Interiors projects present the best single opportunity for greening buildings. The proof is in the numbers. There are more than 5.6 million existing commercial buildings in the United States…
  • Sep 10

    Denver Voters Petition Green Roof Mandate to the Ballot

    Denver Voters Petition Green Roof Mandate to the Ballot
    The Denver Elections Commission has announced that the Denver Green Roof Initiative, a mandatory green roof ballot initiative will appear on the November 7 ballot. A ballot initiative is a means by which a petition signed by a certain minimum…
Rank this Week: 771

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 24

    When It Comes to Resale Royalties, How to Interpret the First Sale Doctrine?

    When It Comes to Resale Royalties, How to Interpret the First Sale Doctrine?
    This is the main question currently before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The plaintiffs argue in their opening brief that “[t]he first sale doctrine prevents copyright holders from prohibiting or controlling downstream…
  • Sep 23

    Is Baking Cakes Art?

    Is Baking Cakes Art?
    If tattooing, passing out syringes, and kissing is art, then obviously the answer is, yes. But the real question is whether the U.S. Supreme Court agrees. Here’s an interesting overview of a case now before the U.S. Supreme Court on…
  • Sep 20

    Does a Copyright License Cure Past Infringements?

    Does a Copyright License Cure Past Infringements?
    No, says a New York district court, noting that “a license or assignment in copyright can only act prospectively.”  
Rank this Week: 237

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 24

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. Congressional Control of Presidential Pardons Glenn Harlan Reynolds University of Tennessee College of Law Date Posted: 28 Aug 2017 3,660 2. Revenge Against Robots Christina…
  • Sep 23

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. Feeding the Machine: Policing, Crime Data, & Algorithms Elizabeth E. Joh University of California, Davis - School of Law Date Posted: 21 Aug 2017 295 2. The Reid Interrogation…
  • Sep 22

    "Police use of ‘StingRay’ cellphone tracker requires search warrant, appeals court rules"

    "Police use of ‘StingRay’ cellphone tracker requires search warrant, appeals court rules"
    From The Washington Post: A device that tricks cellphones into sending it their location information and has been used quietly by police and federal agents for years, requires a search warrant before it is turned on, an appeals court in...
Rank this Week: 49

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 24

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (September 24, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (September 24, 2017)
    10/12 SEC Investor Advisory Committee agenda includes blockchain technology & Law School Clinic Advocacy https://t.co/6qI2SoHAqn #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) September 22, 2017 "50% and 70% of U.S. household wealth is…
  • Sep 23

    A New Front in the Race to the Bottom

    A New Front in the Race to the Bottom
    States frequently compete with each other to attract businesses. They’ll offer tax credits, subsidies, and regulatory waivers to persuade corporations to set up shop locally. (Right now, Amazon is asking cities to compete to host its second…
  • Sep 22

    Students and Wellne

    Students and Wellne
    Below are a few wellness tips, with a focus on student life. I didn’t do all, or even many, of these things consistently well when I was in school, but I was better off when I did, and I paid...
Rank this Week: 91

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
  • Sep 24

    September Round Up: Strasbourg on employees’ emails, Brexit, and news on sexual offences and abortion right

    September Round Up: Strasbourg on employees’ emails, Brexit, and news on sexual offences and abortion right
    In the news this month: The Brexit Bill The Bill for the withdrawal from the European Union has been dominating the news over the past few weeks.  Mark Elliott comments that it is ‘difficult to overstate the importance’ of…
  • Sep 23

    The biter bit – EU does NOT like being criticised by Aarhus body

    The biter bit – EU does NOT like being criticised by Aarhus body
    ACCC Findings in ACCC/C/2008/32 Last week’s post concerned the judicial review costs system in environmental cases and its compliance with the prohibitively expensive rule Art.9(4) of the Aarhus…
  • Sep 18

    Your inspiring Human Rights Act storie

    Your inspiring Human Rights Act storie
    On 2 October it is the 17th birthday of the Human Rights Act – it came into force on 2 October 2000. Rightsnfo is looking for inspiring stories of how people have used the Human Rights Act to publish as part of a birthday feature:…
Rank this Week: 125

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    New episode of The Law Show is online: all about Letters of Administration

    New episode of The Law Show is online: all about Letters of Administration
    This week's episode (Sept. 23, 2017) of The Law Show was all about Letters of Administration. We clarified which of the different kinds fit different situations and de-mystified the Latin words used in the probate courts. We also talked about…
  • Sep 22

    Jerry Lewis left all 6 children from his first marriage out of his will

    Jerry Lewis left all 6 children from his first marriage out of his will
    Recently a number of online newspapers have been talking about the estate of the late Jerry Lewis, a well-known comedian and actor who passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Lewis had been married for many years and had 6 children from his first…
  • Sep 22

    More booths added to Wills Week

    More booths added to Wills Week
    We're getting pretty excited over our upcoming Wills Week event. We have lots of new folks signing up to give presentations and to host booths. I'm not sure whether anyone has done an event like this in other cities, but it has never been…
Rank this Week: 238