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Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove

Covers conveyancing and residential property law in the United Kingdom.

http://www.fridaysmove.com/blog
Rank this Week: 821

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/
  • Mar 6

    Spousal Maintenance: Changes Coming in MN

    Spousal Maintenance: Changes Coming in MN
    Recent changes in and proposals regarding Minnesota (and federal) legislation promise to significantly alter the divorce process. Changes to spousal maintenance arrangements are of particularly significant concern to both currently divorcing…
  • Feb 28

    OFP Appeal

    OFP Appeal
    Orders for protection (OFP) allow Minnesota spouses, family members, and roommates to limit their exposure to abusive individuals. Unfortunately, not all OFPs are pursued on honest grounds. Sometimes, alleged victims seek OFPs in hopes of…
  • Feb 21

    Post-Decree Motions: When You Have to Go Back to Court After Divorce

    Post-Decree Motions: When You Have to Go Back to Court After Divorce
    When you finalized your divorce, you assumed that your forays into the courtroom environment were over for good. Unfortunately, like many divorcees, you face changed circumstances. Depending on your situation, it may be possible to change…
Rank this Week: 745

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 22

    Mr. Roboto meets Polk Salad Annie

    Mr. Roboto meets Polk Salad Annie
    Holy Jane Jetson. Picture this. You walk into the breakroom at work and instead of – or in addition to – the tired-looking ham/chicken/egg salad sandwiches and cans of chili, there’s a vending machine chock full of fresh…
  • Feb 22

    Death toll nears 200 in listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

    Death toll nears 200 in listeriosis outbreak in South Africa
    South African officials say an outbreak of listeriosis has killed 172 people since the start of 2017. It is the world’s largest reported Listeria outbreak. The National Institute of Communicable Diseases said 915 cases of…
  • Feb 22

    Salmonella outbreak in Colorado growing; 2 restaurants closed

    Salmonella outbreak in Colorado growing; 2 restaurants closed
    A Colorado burrito restaurant, forced to close after catering two community college events where some attendees were sickened with Salmonella poisoning, did poorly in health inspections during the past three years. As of Thursday there were…
Rank this Week: 129

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: 564

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

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/
  • Feb 22

    Ahmad on Jihadi Organization

    Ahmad on Jihadi Organization
    Muhammad Ahmad (International Islamic University, Islamabad; International Committee of the Red Cross) has posted Jihad, Jihadi Organizations and Liberation Struggle (Hazara Islamicus, 6:2 (2017), 15-31) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Islamic…
  • Feb 22

    Murray & Frost on the Treatment of the Chagossians by the UK

    Murray & Frost on the Treatment of the Chagossians by the UK
    C. R. G. Murray (Newcastle University - Newcastle Law School) & Tom Frost (Newcastle University - Newcastle Law School) have posted The Chagossians' Struggle and the Last Bastions of Imperial Constitutionalism (Stephen Allen and Chris…
  • Feb 22

    SpearIt on Legal Punishment as Civil Ritual

    SpearIt on Legal Punishment as Civil Ritual
    SpearIt (Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law) has posted Legal Punishment As Civil Ritual: Making Cultural Sense of Harsh Punishment (ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal and Social Policy, Vol. 5 [2017], Iss. 1,…
Rank this Week: 55

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Feb 22

    All the Jail Fee

    All the Jail Fee
    I get a lot of questions about court costs and other monetary obligations. Jail fees seem to be a particular concern. Let’s talk about all the money that could change hands for every day an inmate spends in jail. Jail fees paid by the…
  • Feb 21

    Defrauding an Older Adult is Its Own Kind of Crime

    Defrauding an Older Adult is Its Own Kind of Crime
    The art of swindling is as old as time, and governments have worked for centuries to combat the practice. Indeed, North Carolina first criminalized the obtaining of property by false pretenses in 1811. In more recent years, the legislature…
  • Feb 20

    Think You Know Drug ID?

    Think You Know Drug ID?
    A considerable amount of digital ink has been expended on this blog discussing the rules for identifying drugs at trial and related issues, although it has been several years since we covered it. It’s an important and potentially…
Rank this Week: 807

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 387

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 27

North Carolina Injury Attorney…

North Carolina Injury Attorney Blog

Covers the application of North Carolina personal injury and products liability law to traffic accidents, defective products and prescription drugs. By Davis Law Group, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Injury Crash Involving Big Rig Near Swannanoa

    Injury Crash Involving Big Rig Near Swannanoa
    Last week, there was an injury crash involving a station wagon and a semi truck near Swannanoa. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on U.S. 70 at about 12:30 p.m. Although very little information about this incident has…
  • Feb 20

    Improving Pedestrian Safety in Maggie Valley

    Improving Pedestrian Safety in Maggie Valley
    Town leaders in Maggie Valley are taking steps to improve pedestrian safety on a busy roadway. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, a pedestrian safety plan is moving forward for Soco Road in the Haywood County town. Last summer, Maggie…
  • Feb 15

    Single Vehicle Wreck on Hendersonville Road

    Single Vehicle Wreck on Hendersonville Road
    Over the weekend, there was an apparent single-vehicle crash on Hendersonville Road. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, a vehicle crashed into a light pole on Hendersonville Road at Davis Grey Drive. Very little information has been…
Rank this Week: 680

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 107

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/
  • Feb 22

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending
    If you think it's ridiculous that the CDC can't gather data on gun violence, consider the financial regulatory world's equivalent: S.2155, formally known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, but better (and…
  • Feb 21

    Bankruptcy Venue Reform -- Yes, Again, But Maybe This Is the Time?

    Bankruptcy Venue Reform -- Yes, Again, But Maybe This Is the Time?
    As many Credit Slips readers will know, chapter 11 venue reform has been an issue for decades. As corporate filers have flocked to the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware, the real reason some observers say...
  • Feb 20

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project
    The current Consumer Bankruptcy Project (CBP)’s co-investigators (myself, Slipster Bob Lawless, and past Slipsters Katie Porter & Debb Thorne) just posted to SSRN our new article (forthcoming in Notre Dame Law Review), Life in the…
Rank this Week: 380

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 22

    Patent Eligibility: Handling Disputed Issues of Material Fact

    Patent Eligibility: Handling Disputed Issues of Material Fact
    Following the Federal Circuit’s decisions in Berkheimer, AATRIX, and ATS, the role of evidence and factual conclusions in the eligibility analysis is in a somewhat confused state. That setup makes Cleveland Clinic’s recent…
  • Feb 22

    Eligibility: A Factual Dispute Requires Alleged Fact

    Eligibility: A Factual Dispute Requires Alleged Fact
    The recent non-precedential opinion of Automated Tracking Solutions v. Coca Cola provides something of a backstop to AATRIX and Berkheimer.   The ATS panel includes Judges Moore and Stoll – the two leading judges pushing for…
  • Feb 21

    Science Fiction Law — Still Reeling: Minority Report, Sixteen Years Later

    Science Fiction Law — Still Reeling: Minority Report, Sixteen Years Later
    Michigan Law Professor Nicholson Price is teaching an interesting seminar this semester merging science fiction and legal analysis.  We agreed that his students should write blog posts and that I would publish the most worthy on…
Rank this Week: 785

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 31

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Feb 22

    Leader Offers Bold Vision for Renewing Historic Harbor Area

    Leader Offers Bold Vision for Renewing Historic Harbor Area
    Lilith Fowler says she is “a fixer-upper” type of person. That’s true whether she’s dealing with a home or a neighborhood – or big challenges that can have impact on an entire metropolitan area. A few years ago,…
  • Feb 20

    Don’t Laugh — Millennial Leader Serious About Easing Political Polarization

    Don’t Laugh — Millennial Leader Serious About Easing Political Polarization
    You didn’t need to go further than the opening moments of the “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall on Tuesday to grasp the challenge his guest for the day has taken on. Gousha was…
  • Feb 20

    The Hurricanes Versus The Hurricane

    The Hurricanes Versus The Hurricane
    What does September of 2017 mean to me? In September of 2017, I had completed the first month of my law school experience. I had moved from Miami, Florida to the city of Milwaukee. I still had in the back of my mind my recent summer time…
Rank this Week: 260

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Feb 22

    SEC Releases Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance

    SEC Releases Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance
    After a bit of last-minute drama, the SEC on Wednesday issued its guidance for public company cybersecurity disclosures. The Commission’s guidance document emphasizes companies’ disclosure obligations under existing law and…
  • Feb 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of Who Can Rely on Dodd-Frank Act’s Anti-Retaliation Protection

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of Who Can Rely on Dodd-Frank Act’s Anti-Retaliation Protection
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on February 21, 2018 that the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provisions protect only whistleblowers that make a report to the SEC, and do not apply to whistleblowers who report internally. The…
  • Feb 20

    Company Capitalizing on Blockchain Mania Draws Securities Suit

    Company Capitalizing on Blockchain Mania Draws Securities Suit
    One of the most distinct phenomena at the peak of the Internet bubble in the late 90s was the way that so many otherwise entirely ordinary companies added “dot com” to their names to try to cash in on the frenzy. It now looks as…
Rank this Week: 939

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Brooklyn Law School Position Opening: Visiting Professor in Immigration Clinic

    Brooklyn Law School Position Opening: Visiting Professor in Immigration Clinic
    Brooklyn Law School seeks a one-year visitor from the academy or from practice to co-teach (with Stacy Caplow) the Safe Harbor Clinic, our immigration clinic. The clinic is offered each semester and allows students to enroll for an additional…
  • Feb 22

    Immprof Fatma Marouf Sues for Right to Foster Refugee Child

    Immprof Fatma Marouf Sues for Right to Foster Refugee Child
    Immprof Fatma Marouf (TAMU) and her wife, Bryn Esplin, have brought suit against Catholic Charities of Fort Worth. Fatma and Bryn wanted to become foster parents to a refugee child. Catholic Charities finds foster families for refugee…
  • Feb 22

    Want to Show the Documentary "The Chinese Exclusion Act"? An Offer

    Want to Show the Documentary "The Chinese Exclusion Act"? An Offer
    Many of you have seen the previously posted trailer for the upcoming documentary about the Chinese Exclusion Act, which premieres on PBS on May 29. For those who might have missed it, here it is: Filmmakers Ric Burns and LiShin...
Rank this Week: 70

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 22

    Photos: American Craft Show brings more artists to Baltimore

    Photos: American Craft Show brings more artists to Baltimore
    American Craft Show runs from Feb. 23 to 25 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
  • Feb 22

    Nancy Guyther | MPT

    Nancy Guyther | MPT
    Nancy Guyther has been promoted to the newly created role of director of research and media placement with Maryland Public Television. She will maintain her previous duties as research manager while assuming additional responsibilities within…
  • Feb 22

    February 23, 2018

    February 23, 2018
Rank this Week: 73

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 30

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: 8

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

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

    MR BOOM BOOM

    MR BOOM BOOM
    You can't make this up. The President of the United States wants to combat gun violence in schools by.....arming teachers. PS 110. East Village. NYC. 2021.Ms. Postdam's Kindergarten class. First Day of School. oGood morning…
  • Feb 20

    A CONSTITUTIONAL ORPHAN

    A CONSTITUTIONAL ORPHAN
    A man and his guns. In Silvester v. Becerra, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a fourteen page dissent from the court's decision not to grant cert and review California's ten day waiting period to buy a firearm. "The right to keep and bear…
  • Feb 19

    MM786 IN THE 212

    MM786 IN THE 212
    Happy President's day from NYC!Yes, your Millennial blogger from Miami took a Prez weekend trip. MM786 in the 212! Couple of random thoughts. We often write in legal pleadings that an issue or fact  was "unbeknownst" to a client.…
Rank this Week: 166

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/
  • Feb 22

    Injury crash US95 MP268.2, south of Craigmont, ID

    Injury crash US95 MP268.2, south of Craigmont, ID
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur…
  • Feb 22

    Injury Crash Westboun I84, Near Mountain Home

    Injury Crash Westboun I84, Near Mountain Home
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Feb 22

    Update:Crash blocking left lane east of Boise

    Update:Crash blocking left lane east of Boise
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 202

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Law can be complicated and hard to navigate, which is why we’re here to help make it easier to understand. In Learn About Law, our weekly podcast and videoblog, attorney Kevin O’Flaherty covers various aspects and areas of the law in a way you don’t need a law degree to understand. From estate planning to family law, you can gain the knowledge you need to help you with your legal issue or to simply fulfill your curiosity.

http://learn-about-law.com
  • Feb 22

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law
    In this article, we explain changes to Illinois spousal maintenance under the new federal tax law. Going into effect after December 31, 2018, the recently passed tax bill eliminates the tax deduction for alimony payments and makes the alimony…
  • Feb 20

    llinois Child Support 2018

    llinois Child Support 2018
    In this article we will provide a comprehensive overview of Illinois child support law in 2018. We answer many frequently asked questions including: how is Illinois child support calculated in 2018?, when can Illinois child support orders be…
  • Feb 20

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi
    In this article we will explain the vicarious liability of an employer for the actions of an employee in Illinois. We will discuss both the doctrines of respondeat superior and negligent hiring.
Rank this Week: 950

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Prince's Heirs Worried Estate's Burning Cash Will Leave Them with Nothing

    Prince's Heirs Worried Estate's Burning Cash Will Leave Them with Nothing
    Prince’s heirs are growing concerned that they will be left with nothing once the estate is finally settled. Comerica is currently handling the estate's disposition and charges $125,000 per month for their services. Comerica has also hired…
  • Feb 22

    Trusts in the Age of Trump: Time to Re-Engineer Your Estate Plan

    Trusts in the Age of Trump: Time to Re-Engineer Your Estate Plan
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes some exciting alterations to various parts of the tax code. For estate and tax planners, raking among the most notable changes are the increase to the estate tax exemption thresholds and tax breaks...
  • Feb 22

    Article on Fiduciary Principles in Family Law

    Article on Fiduciary Principles in Family Law
    Elizabeth S. Scott & Ben Chen recently posted an Article entitled, Fiduciary Principles in Family Law, Family Law eJournal (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Family members bear primary responsibility for the care of…
Rank this Week: 120

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    At the Happy Face Café...

    At the Happy Face Café...
    ... you can talk about whatever you like.And please consider using the Althouse Portal to Amazon when you've got some on-line shopping to do.
  • Feb 22

    Snapchat loses $1.3 billion in market value after Kylie Jenner tweets that she doesn't open up the app anymore.

    Snapchat loses $1.3 billion in market value after Kylie Jenner tweets that she doesn't open up the app anymore.
    Bloomberg reports.Here's all it took: "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me... ugh this is so sad."We think of these social media companies as so successful, but they could collapse in an instant, if people just…
  • Feb 22

    Do Hollywood stars think life works like a movie?

    Do Hollywood stars think life works like a movie?
    TMZ reports:Chevy [Chase] claims he was traveling over NY's Tappan Zee Bridge on February 9 when a black pickup cut him off. He told cops he though[t] the truck hit his car, so he flashed his high beams and followed it until the driver pulled…
Rank this Week: 45

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Can the Workers’ Compensation System be Vaccinated Against Influenza?

    Can the Workers’ Compensation System be Vaccinated Against Influenza?
    This flu season has been epidemic. It has severely affected the occupational health network and created challenges not foreseen by the crafters of the 1911 workers’ compensation act(s). Particularly compelling are issues surrounding how…
  • Feb 21

    Standing Desks at Work Deemed Not Beneficial

    Standing Desks at Work Deemed Not Beneficial
    Before employers buy standing workstations and/or even treadmills to prevent repetitive motion claims, they ought to take heed of a recent study that considers them a useless fad. The newest marketing craze is work at standing desks, some…
  • Feb 18

    FDA approves first blood test to evaluate concussions in adult

    FDA approves first blood test to evaluate concussions in adult
    Medical providers will have a new tool to diagnose concussions since as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first blood test to evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly called a concussion, in…
Rank this Week: 145

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 22

    What's New in the Paul Manafort and Rick Gates Indictment?

    What's New in the Paul Manafort and Rick Gates Indictment?
    A grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned a superseding indictment Thursday against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, whom Special Counsel Robert Mueller had previously charged with money laundering, failure to register as a…
  • Feb 22

    Document: Superseding Indictment Against Manafort and Gate

    Document: Superseding Indictment Against Manafort and Gate
    On Thursday, a grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia charged Paul Manafort and Richard Gates on a total of 32 counts related to bank fraud, tax fraud, and failure to report foreign bank accounts. The special counsel also released a…
  • Feb 22

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The Pentagon is reviewing options that would enable President Trump to move national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster from his current role back to the military, CNN reports. The Defense Department is specifically searching for a…
Rank this Week: 277

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 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…
  • Feb 21

    The right to be forgotten before the Courts again

    The right to be forgotten before the Courts again
    NT 1 & Anor v Google LLC [2018] EWHC 261 (QB) (15 February 2018) – read judgment This was a Pre Trial Review of an application by the claimants to have details about an old criminal conviction and other information removed from…
Rank this Week: 798

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/
  • Feb 22

    [Eugene Volokh] Duty to Retreat from One's Home, When Attacked by a Cohabitant?

    [Eugene Volokh] Duty to Retreat from One's Home, When Attacked by a Cohabitant?
    Wyoming is one of the few Western states that recognizes a "duty to retreat" -- i.e., provides that people lose their rights to deadly self-defense when they can avoid the threat to life or limb with perfect safety by fleeing. But there's an…
  • Feb 21

    [Eugene Volokh] "We Are Not Crows" -- and yet ....

    [Eugene Volokh] "We Are Not Crows" -- and yet ....
    From Holley v. Holley, decided a few months ago by the Louisiana Court of Appeals: As to Mr. Holley's objection to relocation, she determined that "the intention of the legislature was the distance to mean traveling distance and not…
  • Feb 21

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Can the Trump Administration Ban Bump Stocks?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Can the Trump Administration Ban Bump Stocks?
    President Trump apparently wants to ban "bump stocks." Specifically, he has instructed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to have the Department of Justice interpret existing federal law to include bump stocks in the definition of a "machinegun."…
Rank this Week: 6

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Feb 22

    Barnes & Noble lays off hundreds of experienced employees, may not be long for this world

    Barnes & Noble lays off hundreds of experienced employees, may not be long for this world
    Chris Meadows explains the rapid descent of the only remaining national bookstore chain and the impending impact on the bookselling landscape, including on the stores' employees and customers.
  • Feb 22

    Pete recommends – weekly highlights on cyber security issues – February 22 2018

    Pete recommends – weekly highlights on cyber security issues – February 22 2018
    Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health/medical, to name but a few. On a weekly basis, Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex…
  • Feb 17

    LLRX New Issue

    LLRX New Issue
    Articles for February 2018 Donald Trump, nonreader-in-chief, again wants to kill off IMLS, the library agency Learning from tech Can You Do That? Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countries Pete recommends – weekly highlights on…
Rank this Week: 556

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/
  • Feb 22

    That Poor Dog — See Also

    That Poor Dog — See Also
    trong>Trigger Warning For Animal Lovers: Okay, maybe that isn't the best turn of phrase here... Anyway a lawyer got arrested for sexually abusing a dog -- it's awful. Summer Associate Programs Are Shrinking: Try not to freak out too…
  • Feb 22

    Thinking Of Changing Your Firm’s Tech Setup? Don’t Panic!

    Thinking Of Changing Your Firm’s Tech Setup? Don’t Panic!
    Not every tech adoption is a good idea.
  • Feb 22

    Bah Gawd! That’s Don McGahn’s Music!

    Bah Gawd! That’s Don McGahn’s Music!
    Shouldn't all lawyers have "walk up" music? Well, Don McGahn has his and it's... surprising.
Rank this Week: 9

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: 285

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

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

    Sixth Circuit Strikes Tennessee's Discriminatory Retail Alcohol License Law

    Sixth Circuit Strikes Tennessee's Discriminatory Retail Alcohol License Law
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Sixth Circuit ruled in Byrd v. Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Ass'n that a state law requiring two-year state residency--and ten-year residency for renewal--for a…
  • Feb 22

    Check it Out: Epps on Why Thomas is Wrong on the Second Amendment

    Check it Out: Epps on Why Thomas is Wrong on the Second Amendment
    Check out Garrett Epps's piece in The Atlantic on What Clarence Thomas Gets Wrong About the Second Amendment. The piece responds to Justice Thomas's dissent this week in the Court's decision not to review a Ninth Circuit ruling that upheld...
  • Feb 21

    Check it Out: Tomasky on General Ticket Voting

    Check it Out: Tomasky on General Ticket Voting
    Check out Michael Tomasky's piece Who Needs Congressional Districts? in the NYT. Against the backdrop of Pennsylvania redistricting, Tomasky argues in favor of "general ticket" voting--at-large elections--over single-member…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
Rank this Week: 249

Shear on Social Media Law

Shear on Social Media Law

Covers legal issues involving social media websites. By Bradley S. Shear.

http://www.shearsocialmedia.com/
  • Feb 22

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Arrested For Invasion of Privacy aka Revenge Porn

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Arrested For Invasion of Privacy aka Revenge Porn
    Revenge pornography is growing problem and occurs when someone takes a naked image of another person and disseminates it against their consent. The image may [...] The post Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Arrested For Invasion of Privacy aka…
  • Feb 14

    Social Media Sexual Harassment & Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White

    Social Media Sexual Harassment & Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White
    Sexual harassment is a very troubling issue that has only really received major media attention since Harvey Weinstein’s disgusting and potentially illegal behavior was exposed [...] The post Social Media Sexual Harassment & Olympic…
  • Feb 8

    Shani Davis’ Sour Grapes Tweet On Not Being Chosen As Flag Bearer Un-Olympian Like

    Shani Davis’ Sour Grapes Tweet On Not Being Chosen As Flag Bearer Un-Olympian Like
    Olympians spend years of hard work, time, and energy striving to reach their Olympic dreams. Not everyone can be a Michael Phelps or Bonnie Blair [...] The post Shani Davis’ Sour Grapes Tweet On Not Being Chosen As Flag Bearer…
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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Burrito Delight Link in Fort Lupton Colorado Salmonella Outbreak

    Burrito Delight Link in Fort Lupton Colorado Salmonella Outbreak
    The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella illness at Aims Community College. This illness may be associated with catered events held at Aims on February 9 and February 13,…
  • Feb 22

    South Africa Listeria Death Toll Rises – No Source of Outbreak Found

    South Africa Listeria Death Toll Rises – No Source of Outbreak Found
    915 Sick with 172 Deaths. According to the National Institute For Communicable Diseases: As of 20 February 2018, 915 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to NICD since 01 January 2017 (Figure 1). Most cases have been…
  • Feb 19

    Tragically, “Forever Young”

    Tragically, “Forever Young”
    My friend, Darin Detwiler, let me post this tonight for tomorrow. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day the last of four young children died during the landmark 1993 “Jack in the Box” E. coli outbreak That child was…
Rank this Week: 29

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 22

    US curlers to play for Olympic gold after upsetting Canada - ABC New

    US curlers to play for Olympic gold after upsetting Canada - ABC New
    John Shuster and his U.S. team will play for a gold medal against Sweden after a 5-3 semifinal upset over Canada, a country that has struggled at the Pyeongchang Olympics despite dominating the world of curling for years. via…
  • Feb 22

    Fla. school officer waited outside building for 4 minutes as killings happened, sheriff says - ABC New

    Fla. school officer waited outside building for 4 minutes as killings happened, sheriff says - ABC New
    A Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer has been suspended without pay after Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said video shows him taking up a defensive position during the shooting but never entering the school. via…
  • Feb 22

    Could Armed Teachers Stop Shootings? | RealClearPolitic

    Could Armed Teachers Stop Shootings? | RealClearPolitic
    Salt Lake City, Utah, teacher Kasey Hansen said the idea to arm herself in school began with the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 children and six adults died. “It just really hit home that...
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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/
  • Feb 22

    "Justice Ginsburg Criticizes Lack of Due Process on Campus"

    "Justice Ginsburg Criticizes Lack of Due Process on Campus"
    Jonathan Adler has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. From his excerpt of her interview: Rosen: What about due process for the accused? Ginsburg: Well, that must not be ignored and it goes beyond sexual harassment. The person who is...
  • Feb 22

    "ACLU Sues Milwaukee Over Alleged Racial Profiling"

    "ACLU Sues Milwaukee Over Alleged Racial Profiling"
    From NPR, via the NACDL news scan. In part: The ACLU alleges that between 2010 and 2017, Milwaukee police made more than 350,000 stops without reasonable suspicion of a crime being committed. Three experts, including a former Texas sheriff,…
  • Feb 22

    Cohen & Park on Technology and Compelled Decryption

    Cohen & Park on Technology and Compelled Decryption
    Aloni Cohen and Sunoo Park (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)) have posted Compelled Decryption and the Fifth Amendment: Exploring the Technical Boundaries on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 162

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 172

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 523

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
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/
  • Feb 22

    The Campus Mystery Novel: Try One! @hbll

    The Campus Mystery Novel: Try One! @hbll
    Courtesy of Brigham Young University Library, a lovely annotated bibliography of the campus mystery novel from 1920 to 2000.  Maybe I'll start with the intriguing but gory-sounding Off With Her Head by the Coles (1938) or Aaron…
  • Feb 22

    Filmmaker Shawn Rech Making a Follow-Up To "Making a Murderer"

    Filmmaker Shawn Rech Making a Follow-Up To "Making a Murderer"
    Documentary filmmaker Shawn Rech is moving ahead with Convicting a Murderer, a follow-up to the Netflix hit Making a Murderer, the story of Steven Avery, who was convicted in the death of Teresa Halbach.Mr. Rech received an Emmy…
  • Feb 22

    Bellanova and González Fuster on Thinking Surveillance With/Again Netflix @ikkibop @FusterGloria @routledgebook

    Bellanova and González Fuster on Thinking Surveillance With/Again Netflix @ikkibop @FusterGloria @routledgebook
    Rocco Bellanova, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, and Gloria González Fuster, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB); Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR), are publishing No (Big) Data, No…
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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Lake v. Skelton 17-1089 Issue: Whether county sheriffs in Georgia function as an arm of the state, and are thus entitled to Eleventh Amendment immunity, when they feed (or fail to properly feed)…
  • Feb 22

    Petitions to watch | Conference of February 23

    Petitions to watch | Conference of February 23
    In its conference of February 23, 2018, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood…
  • Feb 22

    Opinion analysis: Divided court holds more of prisoners’ damages awards must go to attorney’s fee

    Opinion analysis: Divided court holds more of prisoners’ damages awards must go to attorney’s fee
    In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court in Murphy v. Smith held that prisoners who are awarded attorney’s fees in connection with their successful civil rights cases must also pay those fees, up to a maximum of one quarter of their damages…
Rank this Week: 10

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Feb 22

    King George and the American Immigration Debate

    King George and the American Immigration Debate
    At a time when the issue of immigration deeply divides Americans, I recently came across a BBC documentary that could hardly be more timely. It’s called “The First Georgians: The German Kings Who Made Britain,” and it originally aired…
  • Feb 22

    Camille Wright Cook

    Camille Wright Cook
    Long-time and beloved Alabama Law Professor Camille Wright Cook passed away earlier this week. There will be a memorial,service on Friday. I have heard so many alumni talk glowingly about Professor Cook over many years.
  • Feb 21

    Today's Columns on Gun

    Today's Columns on Gun
    Amy Barnhorst in the New York Times: "The Mental Health System Can't Stop Mass Shooters" Saul Cornell in The Conversation: "Five Types of Gun Laws the Founding Fathers Loved" Steven Lubet in the Chicago Tribune: "What…
Rank this Week: 41