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Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Oct 26

    O'Neill Institute

    O'Neill Institute
    No description is available at this time.
  • Oct 6

    NAFTA

    NAFTA
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 272

Brown Law Offices Blog

Brown Law Offices Blog

Law blog for Minnesota-based firm covering family issues - whether custody, divorce, or child support.

https://www.brownlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Oct 25

     Protecting Your Privacy During Divorce: Dos and Don’t

     Protecting Your Privacy During Divorce: Dos and Don’t
    After filing for divorce, you might find that news travels quickly through your community. In an ideal world, your friends, family and colleagues would respect your space and avoid pressing you uncomfortably about what happened or gossiping…
  • Oct 18

    Steps to Take within 24 Hours after Your Ex-Spouse Does Something Shockingly Inappropriate

    Steps to Take within 24 Hours after Your Ex-Spouse Does Something Shockingly Inappropriate
    Perhaps your ex posted intimate pictures of you on Facebook, stalked you and a date at a restaurant, or spread bizarre rumors about you to your family. Take these immediate steps after your spouse crosses the line...
  • Oct 10

    The Love Triangle Divorce: Common Issues and How to Handle Them

    The Love Triangle Divorce: Common Issues and How to Handle Them
    Divorce challenges people emotionally, financially, spiritually and logistically. Separating from someone you once loved (and possibly still do) is never simple. However, some situations are irreducibly more complex than others. An amicable…
Rank this Week: 96

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…
  • Oct 14

    2017 Edition Redux: 107 Wild Men & Wild Women.

    2017 Edition Redux: 107 Wild Men & Wild Women.
    Note: The blog does this every year. Original 2017 edition appeared March 7. Wild Men. Wild Women. The Rankings 1 through 106 as this blog sees them in 2017. Wild Men and Wild Women are people who listen only to...
  • Oct 9

    Ile St. Louis: Best Address in Paris.

    Ile St. Louis: Best Address in Paris.
    Ditch your American companions and learn something. Yank tourists think Ile St. Louis is about an ice cream shop at its edge near Notre Dame. It's really not. You can slurp ice cream all you want when you're back in...
Rank this Week: 330

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: 29

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

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: 2

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Baseball Fundraiser now has Salmonella and Clostridium Perfringen

    Baseball Fundraiser now has Salmonella and Clostridium Perfringen
    Columbia Health officials have released the latest numbers on the Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish. According to the Louisiana Dept. of Health, 125 people are now confirmed to have a gastrointestinal illness. This is up from just under…
  • Oct 20

    Arrest Made in Human Feces Tampering Incident

    Arrest Made in Human Feces Tampering Incident
    Live 5 News reports that Investigators say a laboratory test has confirmed that a substance a man sprayed on produce at a West Ashley Harris Teeter contained human feces and E. Coli contaminates. On Friday, law enforcement charged Pau Hang…
  • Oct 19

    Salmonella Jambalaya Strikes Baseball Fundraiser

    Salmonella Jambalaya Strikes Baseball Fundraiser
    Press reports indicate that the Louisiana’s Department of Health is investigating a Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish that has sickened more than 100 and may have contributed to one death. Local and state authorities trying to…
Rank this Week: 709

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/
  • Oct 20

    Coniglio on the Original Public Meaning of the Sherman Act

    Coniglio on the Original Public Meaning of the Sherman Act
    Joseph V. Coniglio has posted How the “New Brandeis Movement” Already Overshoots the Mark: Sketching an Alternative Theory for Understanding the Sherman Act as a Consumer Welfare Prescription on Competition Policy International. Here is…
  • Oct 20

    Sunstein on Originalism

    Sunstein on Originalism
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School) has posted Originalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Originalism might be defended on two very different grounds. The first is that it is in some sense…
  • Oct 20

    Brennan-Marquez on the Constitutional Limits of Private Surveillance

    Brennan-Marquez on the Constitutional Limits of Private Surveillance
    Kiel Robert Brennan-Marquez (Georgetown University Law Center; Yale University - Information Society Project) has posted The Constitutional Limits of Private Surveillance (Kansas Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The age…
Rank this Week: 223

Washington Injury Law Blog

Washington Injury Law Blog

Covers Washington state injury issues, laws, cases and news. By Max J. Meyers.

http://wainjurylawblog.com
  • Oct 20

    Student Loans And Bankruptcy

    Student Loans And Bankruptcy
    Student Loans And Bankruptcy Source: Flickr Student Loans Often Remain Following Bankruptcy One question many former students have when considering filing for bankruptcy is how their student loans will be handled. In a majority of…
  • Oct 19

    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case

    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case
    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case Source: Flickr {Have you found yourself in any kind of personal injury problem? If perchance…
  • Oct 18

    The Court Determines Child Custody

    The Court Determines Child Custody
    The Court Determines Child Custody A child custody proceeding is any case involving child protection, adoption, guardianship, termination of parental rights or voluntary placement of your child. The support order will be based on the…
Rank this Week: 103

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Convicted Sex Offender Dead After Stabbing Sequoyah County Deputy

    Convicted Sex Offender Dead After Stabbing Sequoyah County Deputy
    10-20-17 Arkansas: SEQUOYAH COUNTY (KFSM) -- A convicted sex offender was killed after stabbing a Sequoyah County deputy in Muldrow Friday (Oct. 20). According to Sheriff Larry Lane, a deputy was taken to Sparks Regional Medical Center with…
  • Oct 20

    Iowa's High Court Rules That Despite Appeals, Sex Offenders Must Register

    Iowa's High Court Rules That Despite Appeals, Sex Offenders Must Register
    10-20-17 Iowa: People convicted of sex crimes are still required to register as sex offenders in Iowa even if they’re appealing their convictions, according to today's ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court. The case centers on the appeal of…
  • Oct 17

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear
    10-17-17 Colorado: As we've reported, Montrose County, on Colorado's Western Slope, pulled its sex-offender list offline following a recent court ruling in which U.S. District Court Judge Richard Matsch found that such registries constituted…
Rank this Week: 73

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article on The Use of Trusts in Investment Arbitration

    Article on The Use of Trusts in Investment Arbitration
    Odysseas G. Repousis recently posted an Article entitled, The Use of Trusts in Investment Arbitration, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This article is the first to address the use…
  • Oct 20

    London Court Declares Trusts of Ex-Russian Senator Pugachev Sham

    London Court Declares Trusts of Ex-Russian Senator Pugachev Sham
    The High Court of Justice in London held that trusts owned by ex-Russian senator Sergey Pugachev were a façade designed to hide his control of the trust assets. The Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) quoted the court in a statement: “the...
  • Oct 20

    Court Holds Personal Representatives May Provide Lawful Consent Under the Stored Communications Act,

    Court Holds Personal Representatives May Provide Lawful Consent Under the Stored Communications Act,
    The Stored Communications Act prevents online service providers from violating a user’s privacy rights by releasing their electronic data without permission. While this serves to protect personal information, the law has also erected an…
Rank this Week: 379

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 20

    Automated Analysis of 101 Eligibility

    Automated Analysis of 101 Eligibility
    This is something I hadn’t seen.  You go to this web page, and it allows you to enter a claim and get a prediction — based upon, it says, analysis of more than 30,000 applications and office actions — whether your claim…
  • Oct 20

    Federal Circuit Review of the PTAB

    Federal Circuit Review of the PTAB
    By Jason Rantanen I’m presenting some data from the Compendium of Federal Circuit Decisions later today at Chicago-Kent’s terrific conference on The Power of the PTAB.  Below are a few of the graphs I’ll be…
  • Oct 19

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System
    Dr. Naira Simmons has published a nice short article titled: Putting Yourself in the Shoes of a Patent Examiner: Overview of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Examiner Production (Count) System, 17. J. Marshall…
Rank this Week: 159

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. v. Morgan-Larson, LLC 17-441 Issue: Whether, or in what circumstances, a plaintiff adequately pleads a “continuing violation” of the antitrust laws, sufficient to…
  • Oct 20

    Chief Justice Salmon Chase on the permanency of the Union, and Cynthia Nicoletti on Chase’s political ambition

    Chief Justice Salmon Chase on the permanency of the Union, and Cynthia Nicoletti on Chase’s political ambition
    In Texas v. White in 1869, Chief Justice Salmon Chase famously wrote for the Supreme Court that the “Constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union composed of indestructible States.” Chase’s opinion…
  • Oct 20

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Briefly: Subscript offers a graphic explainer on Wilson v. Sellers, which asks whether a federal court in a habeas case should “look through” a summary state-court ruling to review the last reasoned state-court decision. At The…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 532

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Oct 20

    It’s Good To Remember That There Are Fates Worse Than Death

    It’s Good To Remember That There Are Fates Worse Than Death
    HERE ARE THE RUTH BADER GINSBURG BABY BIBS YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED: I want to have another kid so I can buy these things. Just kidding. That first sentence was a total lie. I don't want any additional children. I'd rather jump into the Lake of…
  • Oct 20

    American Airlines Messes With The Wrong Black Person

    American Airlines Messes With The Wrong Black Person
    #FlyingWhileBlack is a thing.
  • Oct 20

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.20.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.20.17
    * Harvard Law School is conducting a mental health survey. But will the respondents answer with candor? [Law and More] * Transitions are hard, if not almost impossible to pull off. David Boies is eager to help his firm outlive him. [Big Law…
Rank this Week: 125

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 20

    ICE Is Investing In Detention Capacity

    ICE Is Investing In Detention Capacity
    Prairie Correctional Facility Photo Mark Vancleave, Star Tribune The Trump administration is looking to increase its immigration detention capacity, USA Today reports. According to this call for information by DHS, the government is looking…
  • Oct 20

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post Number 6

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post Number 6
    The UC Davis Law Review is holding its annual symposium today. The topic is Immigration Law & Resistance. I have been blogging over the course of the day. This is the last post. Professors Rose Villazor and Michael Kagan Professors...
  • Oct 20

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Part 5

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Part 5
    The UC Davis Law Review is holding its annual symposium today. The topic is Immigration Law & Resistance. I have been live blogging from the conference over the course of the day. The fourth panel was on Protecting Refugees: Taking...
Rank this Week: 394

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Oct 20

    Duty To Advise Elderly Client At Issue In Maryland Bar Discipline Matter

    Duty To Advise Elderly Client At Issue In Maryland Bar Discipline Matter
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has issued its reasons for an order of disbarment entered the day after oral argument. The attorney had defaulted below McLaughlin did not appear at the Circuit Court hearing on March 20, 2017. The hearing...
  • Oct 20

    Discourtesy Leads To Reprimand

    Discourtesy Leads To Reprimand
    A Michigan attorney agreed to a reprimand by a Tri-County Hearing Panel Based upon respondent's admissions and the stipulation of the parties, the panel found that respondent failed to treat with courtesy and respect a person involved in the…
  • Oct 20

    Bad Advice Established Malpractice

    Bad Advice Established Malpractice
    An attorney's erroneous advice that a client could receive retroactive child support if she waited to establish the father's paternity formed the basis of a legal malpractice action. The attorney had persisted in the bad advice even after an…
Rank this Week: 983

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Oct 20

    The Legal Issues Stemming from the Las Vegas Tragedy

    The Legal Issues Stemming from the Las Vegas Tragedy
    On the night of October 1, 2017, a shooter opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino onto a crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. This tragedy left 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded.…
  • Sep 29

    Legal Implications of the Equifax Data Breach

    Legal Implications of the Equifax Data Breach
    The credit-reporting agency Equifax experienced a massive data breach, exposing the personal and financial data of 143 million U.S. consumers, including names, birthdates, addresses, and even social security numbers and license numbers. On…
  • Sep 15

    DACA, DREAMers, and the Threat of Deportation

    DACA, DREAMers, and the Threat of Deportation
    After the recording of this podcast, President Trump mentioned that he would work with Democrats on DACA and immigration policy. As of today, a potential "DACA deal" with Democrats remains unclear.  Due to the developing nature of this…
Rank this Week: 61

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 20

    Q&A with the architects of Old Line, Bay Bank merger

    Q&A with the architects of Old Line, Bay Bank merger
    The merger of Old Line Bank and Bay Bank is expected to be final in the second quarter of 2018 and will result in assets approaching $3 billion and close to 40 branch locations under the name Old Line Bank. Old Line Bank President and CEO Jim…
  • Oct 20

    Maryland banks still nurse hopes for Dodd-Frank change

    Maryland banks still nurse hopes for Dodd-Frank change
    Maryland’s banking industry continues to seek reforms to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act put in place after the Great Recession to right a troubled financial sector. Smaller, regional banks have been…
  • Oct 20

    Howard Bank’s Scully: We’re not done growing

    Howard Bank’s Scully: We’re not done growing
    When Howard Bancorp announced in August that it was acquiring 1st Mariner Bank, the acquisition surprised no one who has followed Howard Bank or the local banking industry over the past several years. Howard has a history not only of merging…
Rank this Week: 140

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 607

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Oct 20

    Variation in Boilerplate: What Does it Mean?

    Variation in Boilerplate: What Does it Mean?
    Most of us who have had to read hundreds of commercial contracts for either our jobs as lawyers or for our research have also necessarily read lots of “choice-of-law” provisions. I know I have. But I am also embarrassed to...
  • Oct 17

    The Gender Gap Among Fancy Economists at the NBER Summer Institute

    The Gender Gap Among Fancy Economists at the NBER Summer Institute
    The NBER summer institutes are where the fanciest economists go. Anusha Chari and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham have a cool new paper looking at the gender gaps in who gets on the schedule for the NBER summer institutes. Here is their basic...
  • Oct 12

    Catalonian Bonds, Anyone?

    Catalonian Bonds, Anyone?
    Joint post by Mitu Gulati and Mark Weidemaier. Sovereign bonds issued under the government's own law are supposed to be riskier than bonds issued under foreign (typically, English or New York) law. The logic is simple: Local-law bonds can…
Rank this Week: 306

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 20

    Attempted plane bomber sues over civil rights violation

    Attempted plane bomber sues over civil rights violation
    Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the so-called Christmas Day bomber, filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] Wednesday in the US District Court for the District of Colorado alleging violations of his constitutional rights. Abdulmutallab, who attempted to…
  • Oct 20

    Guatemala court withdraws foreign ministry warning against UN official

    Guatemala court withdraws foreign ministry warning against UN official
    The Guatemalan Constitutional Court [official website, in Spanish] on Wednesday withdrew [text, in Spanish] the foreign ministry’s [official website, in Spanish] warning to the head of the UN International Commission Against Impunity in…
  • Oct 20

    Iraq court orders arrest of Kurdistan VP

    Iraq court orders arrest of Kurdistan VP
    Iraq’s Supreme Justice Council on Thursday ordered the arrest of Kurdistan Regional Government Vice President Kosrat Rasul on charges of “provocation” against Iraq’s armed forces. The court order [BBC report] comes…
Rank this Week: 219

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Box Truck Accident on Highway 41 Blocked Northbound Lanes in Fresno

    Box Truck Accident on Highway 41 Blocked Northbound Lanes in Fresno
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. A box truck accident on Highway 41 blocked traffic for hours as first responders worked to free three critically injured victims. I would like to take this opportunity to offer my wishes…
  • Oct 20

    Reporting an Accident in California – AutoAccident.com

    Reporting an Accident in California – AutoAccident.com
    I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville auto accident lawyer. Knowing what to do after an auto accident is critical. There are specific, time-sensitive requirements under California law that left undone can have serious ramifications.
  • Oct 20

    Man Fatally Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident Near Fresno

    Man Fatally Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident Near Fresno
    I'm Ed Smith, a Fresno car accident lawyer. A man was riding his bicycle south of Reedley during the morning hours of Sunday, October 15, 2017. An oncoming vehicle struck the man and fled the scene following the collision. Unfortunately, this…
Rank this Week: 143

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/
  • Oct 20

    Huskey on Justice for Veteran

    Huskey on Justice for Veteran
    Kristine A. Huskey (University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law) has posted Justice for Veterans: Does Theory Matter? (59 Arizona Law Review 697 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Veterans Treatment Court (“VTC”)…
  • Oct 20

    Mallatt on Prescription Monitoring and Heroin Crime Rate

    Mallatt on Prescription Monitoring and Heroin Crime Rate
    Justine Mallatt (Purdue University - Department of Economics) has posted The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Prescriptions and Heroin Crime Rates on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In response to growing abuse of…
  • Oct 19

    "Who can access your e-mails after you die?"

    "Who can access your e-mails after you die?"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: The case arose after John Ajemian died from a cycling accident. He didn’t have a will, and his siblings were appointed personal representatives of his estate. Ajemian’s siblings…
Rank this Week: 410

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/
  • Oct 20

    Supreme Court Fellows Program – Call for Application

    Supreme Court Fellows Program – Call for Application
    The Supreme Court Fellows Commission is accepting applications through November 3, 2017, for one-year fellowships to begin in August or September 2018. The Commission will select four talented individuals to engage in the work of the Supreme…
  • Oct 20

    More from the archive

    More from the archive
    To continue my previous posts on the lost history of police misconduct in Chicago…. In 1959, the Illinois ACLU published a small pamphlet—Secret Detention by the Chicago Police. The report studied (and condemned) a specific Chicago police…
  • Oct 19

    Direct Republican Democracy?

    Direct Republican Democracy?
    A recent article in Slate explains that Camilo Casas is running for Boulder City Council on a unique platform: he will use an app to allow the city's voters to tell him how to vote "on any issue up for a vote before the council."…
Rank this Week: 582

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Oct 20

    Klein on Groundwater Exceptionalism and Ownership v. Use

    Klein on Groundwater Exceptionalism and Ownership v. Use
    Christine Klein (Florida) has posted Owning Groundwater: The Example of Mississippi v. Tennessee (35 Virginia Envtl. L.J. 474 (2017)) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: In Mississippi v. Tennessee, a case currently on the U.S. Supreme Court’s…
  • Oct 12

    PropertyProfs Singer, Atuahene, & Epstein Head to Texas A&M for Workshop

    PropertyProfs Singer, Atuahene, & Epstein Head to Texas A&M for Workshop
    If anyone is in the Dallas/Forth Worth area, Texas A&M has a fantastic line-up of property professors coming to town this academic year. Check them out below!: If you have a property professor coming to speak at your school, contact...
  • Oct 5

    DEAN SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    DEAN SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
    From our good friend and fellow property law prof Tim Mulvaney (Texas A&M), see the following: Dean, Texas A&M University School of Law Fort Worth, Texas October 3, 2017 Texas A&M University invites nominations and applications…
Rank this Week: 40

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 20

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Erin Scharff (Arizona State) reviews a new article by Rebecca Morrow (Wake Forest), Government as Investor: The Case for Immediate Expensing, 105 Ky L. Rev. ___ (2017). In her forthcoming article, Government as Investor: The Case…
  • Oct 20

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, Cut score for California state bar exam to stay at 1440--for now Kaci Bishop (North Carolina), Framing Failure in the Legal Classroom: Techniques for Encouraging Growth and Resilience Scott Fruehwald (Legal Skills Prof Blog),…
  • Oct 20

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    Bloomberg, A Corporate Tax Cut Isn't Just a Giveaway to the Rich Bloomberg, Key Republican Says There’s a Chance for a Bipartisan Tax Bill Bloomberg, The Real Winners in Trump’s Tax Plan Bloomberg, Trump Could Get a $23 Million Tax Cut…
Rank this Week: 36

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Oct 20

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage
    As part of Washington’s Initiative 1433, approved by voters in November 2016, Washington’s minimum wage will be increased to $13.50 by January 1, 2020.  At the time the initiative was approved, Washington’s minimum wage…
  • Oct 12

    Changes to Family and Medical Leave in Washington

    Changes to Family and Medical Leave in Washington
    On July 6, 2017, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee signed a new family and medical leave law that will offer paid leave to employees in our state to care for a newborn or newly adopted child or for a serious health condition. …
  • Oct 5

    Utility Contractor Held Responsible for Damaged Underground Electrical Line

    Utility Contractor Held Responsible for Damaged Underground Electrical Line
    The Washington State Court of Appeals recently addressed an excavation contractor’s responsibilities under the Underground Utilities Damage Prevention Act (UUDPA), RCW 19.122. That statute was enacted in 2011 and imposed certain…
Rank this Week: 877

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Oct 20

    A looooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnng time coming

    A looooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnng time coming
    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Continue reading →
  • Oct 20

    Are there perils in statutory interpretation at trial or on appeal

    Are there perils in statutory interpretation at trial or on appeal
    Trial and appellate lawyers often need to interpret what a statute means and how it applies to their case. “There are some great Supreme Court cases on statutory interpretation, including the famous discussion regarding…
  • Oct 14

    Two CAAF cases to watch

    Two CAAF cases to watch
    On 12 October 2017, the CAAF granted petitions worthy of watching: No. 17-0556/AR. U.S. v. Joseph R. Armstrong. CCA 20150424. On consideration of the petition for grant of review of the decision of the United States Army Court…
Rank this Week: 918

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 250

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
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Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Oct 20

    TWiL 404: 404: Lost In (Cyber)Space

    TWiL 404: 404: Lost In (Cyber)Space
    Episode 404 - Nonleaky and legal tight. Join Professor Eric Goldman, Denise Howell, Emory Roane, and Matthew Curtis discuss the intersection of technology and law. Will smart contracts get gummed up in the grocery store? How do we protect…
  • Oct 13

    TWiL 403: Flying Car Law And Tuna Free Toy

    TWiL 403: Flying Car Law And Tuna Free Toy
    A Bumblebee is a Bumblebee. The Russians, always the Russians - now on Pokemon-Go. Join Bebe Cheuh, Mike Keyes, Denise Howell, and Matthew Curtis as they discuss the intersection of technology and law (and goats). Hosts: Denise Howell, J.…
  • Oct 6

    TWiL 402: Google Wants A Spanking

    TWiL 402: Google Wants A Spanking
    The FBI doesn't have to give details on the iPhone hacking tool used in the San Bernadino case, six-strikes piracy scheme still gives out warnings, copyright, and privacy with Google Clips, sued for retweeting, and more! Hosts: Denise…
Rank this Week: 263

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
  • Oct 20

    Living in Fear for Her Life

    Living in Fear for Her Life
    Transgender women like Zahara Green face targeted discrimination and extreme violence in prisons. I am a queer woman who has been incarcerated. I was arrested for tax evasion and mail fraud 20 years ago. I was tried, convicted, and…
  • Oct 20

    Attacks on Transgender Students Under the Guise of Privacy Will Not Stand

    Attacks on Transgender Students Under the Guise of Privacy Will Not Stand
    The attacks against transgender equality in schools are getting more and more outlandish. In June, the Frederick County school board in western Maryland passed and updated policies addressing discrimination, harassment, and bullying of…
  • Oct 20

    If You’re Boycotting Israel in This Texas Town, Then No Hurricane Relief for You

    If You’re Boycotting Israel in This Texas Town, Then No Hurricane Relief for You
    In Dickinson, Texas, opinions of Israel can determine eligibility for hurricane relief. If you’re a resident of a small Texas city and in need of hurricane recovery funds, you’ll have to certify that you’re not boycotting…
Rank this Week: 377

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment: Judge Allan Goodman (Retired) of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Two until November 30, 2017Judge Natalie P. Stone of the Los Angeles Superior Court,…
  • Oct 20

    DJ profiles 4/2's Justice Slough

    DJ profiles 4/2's Justice Slough
    Today's DJ features Nothing Tentative: Appellate Justice Marsha Slough has issued opinions that lawyers find surprising, detailed and thoughtful. The article begins by saying that she is "a soft-spoken justice who uses an economy of words"…
  • Oct 19

    APJ McGuiness to retire

    APJ McGuiness to retire
    The First District's APJ, 1/3's William McGuiness, intends to retire around the end of the year. He has been the 1st's APJ since 2002 and the PJ of 1/3 since 1998.A Recorder profile from 1999 has his then-colleague Justice Corrigan calling…
Rank this Week: 142

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Oct 20

    Cove Point LNG Authorized to Begin Additional Commissioning Activities; Exports Expected to Begin in Q4

    Cove Point LNG Authorized to Begin Additional Commissioning Activities; Exports Expected to Begin in Q4
    FERC has issued an order authorizing Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP to introduce hazardous fluids and perform related commissioning activities at its liquefaction and LNG import/export terminal at Lusby, Md.  The order does not grant…
  • Oct 6

    FERC Authorizes Sabine Pass LNG Train 4 Export

    FERC Authorizes Sabine Pass LNG Train 4 Export
    FERC has issued a letter authorizing Cheniere Energy affiliate Sabine Pass LNG to commence liquefaction and export activities from Train 4 at its facility in Cameron Parish, La.  
  • Sep 28

    FERC Approves Delfin LNG Feeder Pipeline

    FERC Approves Delfin LNG Feeder Pipeline
    FERC issued an order today approving Delfin LNG’s application to reactivate and construct facilities on its onshore pipeline in Cameron Parish, La. that would enable Delfin LNG to transport gas to its proposed deepwater port LNG export…
Rank this Week: 117

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Oct 20

    [Orin Kerr] The Fourth Amendment and querying the 702 database for evidence of crime

    [Orin Kerr] The Fourth Amendment and querying the 702 database for evidence of crime
    An interesting Fourth Amendment issue has come up in debates over the reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. This is the authority, some will recall, that allows the government to collect from inside the…
  • Oct 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Interesting obituary related to the Carswell Supreme Court nomination

    [Eugene Volokh] Interesting obituary related to the Carswell Supreme Court nomination
    From Adam Bernstein, writing in The Post today: James E. Clayton, a judge’s son who in 1960 became The Washington Post’s first full-time U.S. Supreme Court reporter and later wrote stinging editorials that helped deny federal…
  • Oct 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Hold music

    [Eugene Volokh] Hold music
    I realize this might make me sound curmudgeonly, but here’s what strikes me as a needless source of annoyance: Hold music with vocals. I’m fine with being put on hold occasionally, but I want to be able to work effectively while…
Rank this Week: 3

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Oct 20

    Relying on Packingham, Federal judge strikes down Kentucky limit on sex offender internet acce

    Relying on Packingham, Federal judge strikes down Kentucky limit on sex offender internet acce
    As reported in this local piece, "Kentucky’s registered sex offenders have the constitutional right to use Facebook, Twitter and other online social media, a federal judge ruled Friday." Here is more on a ruling that seems like a…
  • Oct 20

    Federal judge rules that Prez pardon for Joe Arpaio does not call for vacating his contempt conviction

    Federal judge rules that Prez pardon for Joe Arpaio does not call for vacating his contempt conviction
    As reported in this Politico piece, a "federal judge has ruled that President Donald Trump's pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio ends his prosecution for criminal contempt of court, but does not wipe out the guilty verdict she…
  • Oct 20

    "State Criminal Appeals Revealed"

    "State Criminal Appeals Revealed"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting new empirical paper available via SSRN and authored by Michael Heise, Nancy King and Nicole Heise. Here is the abstract Every state provides appellate review of criminal judgments,…
Rank this Week: 39

Botulism Blog

Botulism Blog

Surveillance and analysis on Botulism news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark, LLP.

http://www.botulismblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Canadian Fish and Caviar Recalled over Botulism Concern

    Canadian Fish and Caviar Recalled over Botulism Concern
    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a variety of fish products from two grocery stores in the Toronto area are being recalled due to a risk of botulism. The agency says the affected products were sold at Yummy Market stores in…
  • Sep 30

    Death Wish Coffee with Botulism Risk

    Death Wish Coffee with Botulism Risk
    Death Wish Coffee Co. (“Death Wish”), the Round Lake, N.Y.-based Coffee producer known for producing the ‘World’s Strongest Coffee’, has initiated a recall its 11-oz Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew cans. Death Wish in…
  • Aug 5

    What You and Your Family Need to Know About Botulism

    What You and Your Family Need to Know About Botulism
    BOTULISM—A Rare, But Deadly Disease Botulism is a rare, life-threatening paralytic illness caused by neurotoxins produced by an anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium, Clostridium botulinum.[1]  Unlike Clostridium…
Rank this Week: 829

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 824

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Oct 20

    Vampire scare in Malawi has killed at least 8 people | KXAN.com

    Vampire scare in Malawi has killed at least 8 people | KXAN.com
    This isn’t the first time vigilante violence linked to vampire rumors has erupted in this country. Last time this happened was in 2002. via kxan.com
  • Oct 20

    A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke

    A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke
    But tests at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute -Texas Medical Center revealed something very different. Doctors instead diagnosed Simpson with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a condition with symptoms that mimic heart attacks. It…
  • Oct 20

    US man trying to kill spiders with blowtorch burns down trailer home

    US man trying to kill spiders with blowtorch burns down trailer home
    The unnamed man is thought to have been using a propane torch to burn the spiders living underneath the trailer. But he accidentally created a massive blaze and 23 firefighters were forced to contain it. via www.telegraph.co.uk Fun but…
Rank this Week: 343

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Minister May Move Ahead With "As Applied" Challenge to Disturbing-The-Peace Ordinance

    Minister May Move Ahead With "As Applied" Challenge to Disturbing-The-Peace Ordinance
    In Roy v City of Monroe, (WD LA, Oct. 19, 2017), a Louisiana federal district court allowed plaintiff Clarence Roy to move ahead with an "as applied" First Amendment challenge to Monroe, Louisiana's disturbing-the-peace ordinance. …
  • Oct 20

    No Unemployment Benefits Where Religious Objections Leading To Resignation Were Not Disclosed

    No Unemployment Benefits Where Religious Objections Leading To Resignation Were Not Disclosed
    In Kelly v. Unemployment Compensation Review Board, (Commonwealth Ct. PA, Oct. 17, 2017), a Pennsylvania appellate court affirmed the denial of unemployment compensation benefits to an employee who resigned her job for religious reasons, but…
  • Oct 20

    Quebec Enacts New Religious Neutrality Law

    Quebec Enacts New Religious Neutrality Law
    In Canada in Wednesday, Quebec's National Assembly passed Bill 62 (full text) which is designed to assure that those providing government services, including subsidized educational institutions, adhere to principles of religious…
Rank this Week: 52

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 100

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    As infertility, testicular cancer rates rise, is it time for male private(s) talk?

    As infertility, testicular cancer rates rise, is it time for male private(s) talk?
    Gentlemen, rev those engines of anxiety: Male infertility rates are on the rise, as are those for testicular cancer. Meantime, a global effort to improve one of the most common forms of male contraception may provoke some uncomfortable…
  • Oct 19

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter
    With baby boomers leading a graying wave that’s sweeping the nation, there’s little wonder why there’s a furious search under way to medically assist and to support seniors suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s…
  • Oct 18

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment
    Is Uncle Sam launching a way to speed and improve   cancer treatments so they get to patients sooner—or is Big Pharma about to fleece taxpayers, yet again? The National Institutes of Health should carefully consider its just…
Rank this Week: 659

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Oct 20

    Family of Dead Inmate Says Brain-Eating Fungus Went Untreated and Ignored

    Family of Dead Inmate Says Brain-Eating Fungus Went Untreated and Ignored
    A new lawsuit claims that a 27-year old Kansas inmate died from a brain-eating fungus after prison officials ignored his health concerns. Marques Davis purportedly suffered from prolonged bouts of confusion and pain. Pleading with employees…
  • Oct 20

    Court Refuses to Revive Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby

    Court Refuses to Revive Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby
    A federal appeals court rejected a plea to revive a defamation lawsuit against disgraced entertainer Bill Cosby. The claim dates back to an incident which purportedly took place in 1974. An actress says that Cosby raped her, and later went…
  • Oct 20

    Black Contractors Sue Tesla Over Racial Discrimination Claim

    Black Contractors Sue Tesla Over Racial Discrimination Claim
    Three former contractors in the employ of Tesla filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging racial discrimination and harassment. The Los Angeles Times reports that the plaintiffs – Demetric Di-az, his father, Owen Diaz, and Lamar…
Rank this Week: 236

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Locke Lord LLP.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 745