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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 14

    Short Take: Welcome Back, Volokh

    Short Take: Welcome Back, Volokh
    When Eugene Volokh took his conspiracy behind enemy lines, I called it a “seismic shift” in the blawgosphere. Eugene Volokh explained that his blawg, The Volokh Conspiracy, has “partnered” with the Washington…
  • Dec 14

    Fall of the Master

    Fall of the Master
    Appellate Squawk raised the first alarm. James Levine is one of the greatest living conductors and musicians of our time. We know this because the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, which usually gets up and leaves as soon as they’ve played…
  • Dec 14

    Times Through The Gender Len

    Times Through The Gender Len
    Did Trump call New York’s junior senator a whore? Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and…
Rank this Week: 47

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 14

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think
    November has set in, along with its cold blustery weather and long dark nights. Inside, it’s a busy time of year for law firms and legal departments. This combination of a lot of work and not a lot of daylight hours can be quite a…
  • Dec 13

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?
    I had the pleasure recently of co-chairing a one-day seminar on mediation-arbitration (med-arb), sponsored by the ADR Institute of Ontario, the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario and Osgoode Professional Development. The program…
  • Dec 13

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. R. v. Marakah, 2017 SCC 59 [1]…
Rank this Week: 45

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 46

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 53

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 54

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/
  • Dec 1

    Challenging an arbitration award

    Challenging an arbitration award
    Challenging an arbitration award2017 NY Slip Op 08382, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentA county employee [Petitioner] was served with disciplinary charges alleging misconduct for accessing unauthorized websites for non-County use and…
  • Nov 30

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday
    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK WorkdaySource: Wolters KulwerSelected reports posted by WK Workday November  29, 2017Click on text highlighted in color to access the full reportEmployer’s attempt to…
  • Nov 30

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer
    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officerOATH Index No. 2230/17The employer alleged that the employee was absent without leave [AWOL] for two weeks, that the employee falsely attributed…
Rank this Week: 50

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
Rank this Week: 51

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 49

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Dec 14

    Chakravartty from Notre Dame to Miami

    Chakravartty from Notre Dame to Miami
    Anjan Chakravartty, a leading philosopher of science currently at the University of Notre Dame, has accepted the Appignani Foundation Chair in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Miami, effective next fall (this Chair was…
  • Dec 14

    Nepotism, a glorious tradition at the New York Time

    Nepotism, a glorious tradition at the New York Time
    It continues.
  • Dec 14

    The decline in philosophy (and other humanities) majors since 2010

    The decline in philosophy (and other humanities) majors since 2010
    Schwitzgebel collects the data, and it is alarming. The trend will continue, I expect, and it is surely attributable to the cost of higher education and the increasing pressure this puts on students (sometimes through their families) to study…
Rank this Week: 58

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 61

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
  • Dec 14

    Alabama’s Effort to Suppress Black Vote Couldn’t Prevent Huge Turnout

    Alabama’s Effort to Suppress Black Vote Couldn’t Prevent Huge Turnout
    Decades trying to stop African Americans from voting backfired, but Alabama needs to improve access to the ballot. Some 1.3 million Alabamians – more than twice as many who voted in the primary – turned out to vote in…
  • Dec 13

    New Mexico Sheriff’s Office Pulls Over the Same Black Federal Agent — Three Times in a Month

    New Mexico Sheriff’s Office Pulls Over the Same Black Federal Agent — Three Times in a Month
    The ACLU of New Mexico sues the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office for the racial profiling of an ICE agent. By the third time Sherese Crawford got pulled over, she knew it was no matter of coincidence. Crawford is a 38-year-old…
  • Dec 13

    Ferguson’s School Board Elections Dilute the African-American Vote

    Ferguson’s School Board Elections Dilute the African-American Vote
    Ferguson’s ‘at large’ electoral system continues to violate the Voting Rights Act. The Ferguson-Florissant School District was born out of a 1975 federal desegregation order, intended to remedy effects of historical…
Rank this Week: 59

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Dec 14

    In the Shadow of the Bill of Right

    In the Shadow of the Bill of Right
    One point that many judges and scholars make is that our emphasis on the Bill of Rights obscures the role that constitutional structure plays in protecting liberty. In other words, people tend to pay less attention to the internal limits…
  • Dec 12

    John Bingham on the Expulsion Power

    John Bingham on the Expulsion Power
    I’ve taken a closer look at Bingham’s final speech in the House of Representatives, in which he discussed expulsion. (The cite is Cong. Globe, 42nd Cong, 3d Sess. App. at 136-140 (1873). In that speech, Bingham rejected the…
  • Dec 12

    FAN 172 (First Amendment News) Books Issue — 15 New or Forthcoming Title

    FAN 172 (First Amendment News) Books Issue — 15 New or Forthcoming Title
    It began nearly a quarter-century ago with the publication of First Amendment Law in a Nutshell. Now, that treasure trove of information appears yet again in “nutshell” form, this in its fifth edition. Compact in size, accessible…
Rank this Week: 55

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Dec 14

    Getting Prepared When Divorce Is Your New Year’s Resolution

    Getting Prepared When Divorce Is Your New Year’s Resolution
    Many people pledge to make changes in advance of the new year, from little decisions such as which gym to join to much larger matters, such as getting a divorce. As a father, coming to the conclusion that divorce is the best option for you,…
  • Dec 7

    4 Habits That Keep You From Moving On From Divorce

    4 Habits That Keep You From Moving On From Divorce
    Getting over divorce is rarely a quick and easy process. Healing after divorce takes months and sometimes even years. Research also tells us that guys tend to take breakups harder for women, so life after divorce for men is even tougher. It…
  • Dec 5

    The Most Common Mistakes Men Make After Divorce

    The Most Common Mistakes Men Make After Divorce
    Finalizing your divorce, regardless of your feelings about the breakup, can feel like a huge burden has been lifted off your shoulders. Getting through a divorce is a grind, and you now have the freedom to move on with your life and be your…
Rank this Week: 57

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 56

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 60

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    New Issue: Global Society

    New Issue: Global Society
    The latest issue of Global Society (Vol. 32, no. 1, 2018) is out. Contents include:Andrea Schneiker & Jutta Joachim, Revisiting Global Governance in Multistakeholder Initiatives: Club Governance Based on Ideational Prealignments Larry…
  • Dec 14

    deGuzman: The Global-Local Dilemma and the ICC's Legitimacy

    deGuzman: The Global-Local Dilemma and the ICC's Legitimacy
    Margaret M. deGuzman (Temple Univ. - Law) has posted The Global-Local Dilemma and the ICC's Legitimacy (in Legitimacy and International Courts, Harlan Grant Cohen et al eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:A key impediment to the…
  • Dec 14

    New Issue: Review of International Studie

    New Issue: Review of International Studie
    The latest issue of the Review of International Studies (Vol. 44, no. 1, January 2018) is out. Contents include:Rebecca Sanders, Human rights abuses at the limits of the law: Legal instabilities and vulnerabilities in the ‘Global War on…
Rank this Week: 68

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    All That Glitters is Not One to Mold

    All That Glitters is Not One to Mold
    To me, one of the most exciting aspects of intellectual property law is when patent law and trademark law intersect in product or packaging design.  Last week, I had the honor of speaking to a graduate product design class at the…
  • Dec 13

    Torchy’s “Damn Good” Trademark Bullying…Or Not?

    Torchy’s “Damn Good” Trademark Bullying…Or Not?
    A few weeks ago, a Mexican restaurant in Fort Collins, Colorado, named “Dam Good Tacos,” agreed to change its name based on a settlement in a trademark dispute with another Mexican restaurant, Torchy’s Tacos.…
  • Dec 12

    Why DIY Branding Is A Bad Idea

    Why DIY Branding Is A Bad Idea
    -Mark Prus, Principal, NameFlash Name Development A lot of entrepreneurs launch businesses behind a name they developed on their own. I get the fact that the name of the startup is intensely personal for the founders. Also money is tight…
Rank this Week: 64

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    FLDS Leader Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison

    FLDS Leader Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison
    As reported by News4Utah and Fox13News, yesterday a Utah federal district judge sentenced FLDS Church leader Lyle Jeffs to 45 months in prison for food stamp fraud and an additional 12 months for fleeing while on bond awaiting trial. He…
  • Dec 14

    School Graduation In Christian Chapel Violates Establishment Clause

    School Graduation In Christian Chapel Violates Establishment Clause
    In American Humanist Association v. Greenville County School District, (D SC, Dec. 12, 2017), in a case on remand from the 4th Circuit (see prior posting), a South Carolina federal district court held that a South Carolina school…
  • Dec 14

    Injunction Denied Again In Church Founder's Suit Over Marijuana Cutivation

    Injunction Denied Again In Church Founder's Suit Over Marijuana Cutivation
    In Harris v. City of Clearlake, (ND CA, Dec. 12, 2017), a California federal district court for the second time (see prior posting) denied a preliminary injunction, and dismissed with leave to amend, a religious discrimination suit…
Rank this Week: 63

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    The role of the "myelin sheath" in conduction and multiple sclerosi

    The role of the "myelin sheath" in conduction and multiple sclerosi
    In April 2005 in an article in "Intellectual Property Today" entitled Intellectual Property at the Supreme Court and Before Congress [available LEXIS], LBE noted some "approximations" used by lawyers to explain certain science issues in the…
  • Dec 7

    CAFC addresses obviousness, marking, damages in Arctic Cat

    CAFC addresses obviousness, marking, damages in Arctic Cat
    In the technical area of thrust steeringsystems for personal watercraft (“PWC”) propelled by jetstream, Arctic Cat sued BRP for infringement.BRP did not do well before the jury, and sought JNOV:At trial, the jury found both…
  • Dec 7

    Perry Mason does patent

    Perry Mason does patent
    In "The Case of the Irate Inventor" (first broadcast 28 May 1960), "Perry Mason" brushes with patent law.Thirty-nine years before Pfaff, the idea of whether or not an invention was "ready for patenting" arose in determining "who owned" rights…
Rank this Week: 62

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Oct 9

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study
    A new and really fascinating case study about environmental mass tort litigation against Du Pont was posted recently by the NBER. You can find the piece here. It demonstrates how a company came to ignore the injuries that its product...
  • Aug 16

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?
    There is a persistent question in multidistrict proceedings: what duties do lead lawyers owe to individual plaintiffs who have no direct attorney-client relationship with them? That's the question at the heart of a recent opinion by Judge…
  • Aug 7

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial
    Bellwether trials are a mass tort phenomenon that is often reported in the media, but too often journalists put more emphasis on an individual trial or even a small set of trials than is warranted. This post tries to explain...
Rank this Week: 69

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

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

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

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

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 67

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jan 3

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another
    I wanted to thank my readers over the past 13 years for the time they've taken to read my blog on practice in the Eastern District of Texas, and invite all of you to follow the blog's next, upgraded phase....
  • Dec 29

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase
    2016 saw 19 patent trials in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiffs won 43% in the patent-heavy Marshall and Tyler divisions, but the overall outcome was 52% due to three plaintiff wins in the traditionally less patent-intensive divisions…
  • Dec 29

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016
    It's the time of year for 2016 reviews, and today's Marshall News Messenger had one I thought readers might be interested in Judicial system in review: Marshall courts saw throng of good, bad activity in 2016 in which the paper's...
Rank this Week: 65

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 66

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Dec 14

    Net neutrality is dead. Good riddance.

    Net neutrality is dead. Good riddance.
    I rather like that "throttle," a good old-fashioned strong verb that meant "strangle or kill" before it was an engineering term, has become the word we use to refer to the practice of internet service providers hindering the transmission…
  • Dec 14

    Is The Higher Ed Bubble Starting to Pop? | Power Line

    Is The Higher Ed Bubble Starting to Pop? | Power Line
    Talk of the “higher education bubble” has been around for a while, but two news items today make me think it is starting to pop—and remember, bubbles usually don’t pop instantaneously. The housing crash of 2008 was…
  • Dec 14

    Democratic lawmaker: Women's clothing an 'invitation' to harassment - POLITICO

    Democratic lawmaker: Women's clothing an 'invitation' to harassment - POLITICO
    “I saw a member yesterday with her cleavage so deep it was down to the floor,” Kaptur said, according to the sources present. “And what I’ve seen … it's really an invitation.” The comments left many others…
Rank this Week: 85

Investor Lawyers Blog

Investor Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C.

https://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 72

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Dec 14

    USPTO Director Nominee Andrei Iancu Unanimously Approved by Senate Judiciary Committee

    USPTO Director Nominee Andrei Iancu Unanimously Approved by Senate Judiciary Committee
    Earlier today President Trump's nominee to become the new Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office was unanimously approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee...…
  • Dec 14

    When Failure Becomes an Asset

    When Failure Becomes an Asset
    Failure is success if we learn. So why shouldn't failure qualify as a trade secret? Competitors would love to avoid making the effort and taking the risk... Negative information is most commonly put at risk not by theft of the records of…
  • Dec 14

    The Office Christmas Party: Avoiding the HR Hangover

    The Office Christmas Party: Avoiding the HR Hangover
    With December here, it really 'tis the season to be jolly', and with that, many employers indulge in the festive merriment with an annual tradition; the office Christmas party. The afternoon 'Out of Office' goes on, the sparkly attire comes…
Rank this Week: 75

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    Uncharted territory: Rejected police union contract leaves many open question

    Uncharted territory: Rejected police union contract leaves many open question
    The Austin City Council last night unanimously voted against accepting a police-union contract - one that took almost 8 months to negotiate and was approved by 85% of union members - after more than 150 reform supporters, including your…
  • Dec 13

    A brief primer on forensic hypnosi

    A brief primer on forensic hypnosi
    In the November Reasonably Suspicious podcast, my colleague Amanda Marzullo and I discussed a capital case out of Dallas - Ex Parte Flores - in which the Dallas PD used hypnosis on the primary witness, who ultimately switched her story. She…
  • Dec 12

    TX DPS diverting focus to immigration enforcement, and other storie

    TX DPS diverting focus to immigration enforcement, and other storie
    Grits has been neglecting this channel a bit - family obligations have kept me as busy as a one-legged man in an ass kicking contest. But here are a few odds and ends that merit readers' attention while mine is focused elsewhere:DPS now…
Rank this Week: 80

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Dec 14

    President Not the Chief Law Enforcement Officer or Above the Law

    President Not the Chief Law Enforcement Officer or Above the Law
    It is now obvious that the President of the United States is under criminal investigation, ranging from possible obstruction of justice to money laundering. President Trump has hired an extensive—some would say less than…
  • Dec 14

    Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty of Steinle Murder, Will Be Deported

    Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty of Steinle Murder, Will Be Deported
    The undocumented immigrant charged with shooting and killing Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015 was recently acquitted of murder, although he will be deported to Mexico on other felony charges.   Even before this controversial jury…
  • Dec 8

    The Crime of Chronic Pain

    The Crime of Chronic Pain
    The numbers are indeed alarming.   100 million Americans live with chronic pain. It is the most common cause of long-term disability in this country. Pain affects more people in the U.S. than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer…
Rank this Week: 79

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    Taft, Hughes and the Travils of Progressivism: An ICH Seminar

    Taft, Hughes and the Travils of Progressivism: An ICH Seminar
    [We are moving up this announcement because the deadline of December 30 will soon be upon us.]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty, “William…
  • Dec 14

    Magna Carta and New Zealand

    Magna Carta and New Zealand
    Just out from Springer is Magna Carta and New Zealand: History, Politics and Law in Aotearoa, an essay collection edited by Stephen Winter, Senior Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Auckland, and Chris Jones, Senior Lecturer in…
  • Dec 14

    Sen on Terra Nullius in the Andaman

    Sen on Terra Nullius in the Andaman
    Uditi Sen, Hampshire College has published "Developing Terra Nullius: Colonialism, Nationalism, and Indigeneity in the Andaman Islands" in Comparative Studies in Society and History 59:4 (2017), 944-73. Here is the abstract: This article…
Rank this Week: 74

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: 77

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 13

    ICC Assembly of States Parties Symposium: Day 8

    ICC Assembly of States Parties Symposium: Day 8
    Day 8 of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties (ASP) featured a number of important discussions. The morning plenary began with an interactive session on the 20th anniversary of the ICC, including an address by the…
  • Dec 13

    Élection d’une juge canadienne à la Cour pénale internationale : Qui est Kimberly Prost?

    Élection d’une juge canadienne à la Cour pénale internationale : Qui est Kimberly Prost?
    Le 5 décembre 2017, lors de la 16e Assemblée des États parties (AÉP) à la Cour pénale internationale (CPI), la juge canadienne Kimberly Prost a été élue au…
  • Dec 12

    SGBV at the Centre of the ASP16 Discussion

    SGBV at the Centre of the ASP16 Discussion
    As States Parties to the Rome Statute and civil society organizations come together at the annual meeting of the International Criminal Court’s (“ICC”) governing body, the issue of gender justice, and more specifically of…
Rank this Week: 76

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Fault Lines in the Constitution at the National Constitution Center

    Fault Lines in the Constitution at the National Constitution Center
    Along with Gerard Magliocca, who will be talking about his excellent new book on the Bill of Rights, my wife Cynthia and I will also be at the National Constitution Center on Friday, December 15 (which happens to be Bill of Rights Day) to…
  • Dec 8

    Judge Kozinski Impeachment Hearing

    Judge Kozinski Impeachment Hearing
    The story in today's Washington Post about Judge Alex Kozinski's alleged conduct towards some of his law clerks and other employees in the Ninth Circuit should trigger a formal inquiry by the House Judiciary Committee. I'll reserve judgment…
  • Dec 7

    The Bill of Rights as a Continuity Tender

    The Bill of Rights as a Continuity Tender
    Next Friday is Bill of Rights Day, and in advance of that occasion I want to discuss an important function of our Bill of Rights. As David Strauss explained in an excellent article that marked the bicentennial of ratification in 1991, a bill…
Rank this Week: 84

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 78

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Nov 22

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017
    Here we are again on the week of Thanksgiving. Accordingly, it’s time that we once again direct you to our 2010 Thanksgiving post entitled “Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2010.” Back then, in our early blogging days,…
  • Nov 15

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)
    In this installment of Abnormal Use‘s exploration of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, we analyze the following tactics from “Attack By Stratagem,” the third chapter of the book: Thus we may know that there are five…
  • Oct 2

    DRI’s Annual Meeting

    DRI’s Annual Meeting
    As you may know, our firm, Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. is very, very active in DRI. John Cuttino of our Columbia office serves as its president. Jim Dedman, the editor of this blog, currently acts as the liaison of the Product Liability…
Rank this Week: 81

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jun 23

    Destructive Impact of Fund Fee

    Destructive Impact of Fund Fee
    A retiree living off her portfolio may lose hundreds of dollars a year in income for each added basis point of fund expense ratio — or adviser fee. BY CRAIG L. ISRAELSENFEES DIRECTLY REDUCE PORTFOLIO RETURNS … AND that comes…
  • Apr 7

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former customer of Merrill Lynch has sued the firm in California civil court for engaging in fraud. According to the lawsuit, Merrill Lynch misused the customer’s cash that…
  • Apr 5

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the fifteenth in a series of posts to discuss the 51 recommendations that the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (Task Force) has made to the National Arbitration and Mediation…
Rank this Week: 83

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 71

Sharesleuth.com

Sharesleuth.com

Offers investigative reporting aimed at exposing securities fraud. By Chris Carey.

http://sharesleuth.com/
Rank this Week: 82

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 73

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 70

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: 91

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Dec 14

    McCabe & Mr. Mueller: Where Are We Now?

    McCabe & Mr. Mueller: Where Are We Now?
    With apologies to the memory of Robert Altman. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe wouldn't know a conflict of interest if it jumped up and bit him in the butt. He had no business supervising the Clinton Email investigation or the...
  • Dec 8

    The Next Potential Bombshell: Associate Deputy AG Ohr Met With Steele and Simpson.

    The Next Potential Bombshell: Associate Deputy AG Ohr Met With Steele and Simpson.
    James Rosen of Fox News reported last night that recently removed Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr (an Obama holdover) met during the 2016 Presidential campaign with Steele Dossier author Christopher Steele and shortly after the…
  • Dec 5

    "Follow the Money"

    "Follow the Money"
    Philip Ewing, NPR, Subpoena For Deutsche Bank May Put Mueller On Collision Course With Trump Arno Schuetze, Nathan Layne, Reuters, Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts: source Russ Choma & Andy Kroll, Mother Jones,…
Rank this Week: 90

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    JIPLP (The weblog of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice)The JIPLP “is thrilled to announce that Sir Richard Arnold (High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division) has accepted the invitation to join its…
  • Dec 14

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument
    The saltireA quick update from the UK on the outstanding legislation that will enable the UK to ratify the UPC Agreement: yesterday the Privy Council made an Order approving the draft Scottish statutory instrument that grants…
  • Dec 13

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist
    There was a major development last week in the saga of the suspension of the member of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office, which, however, still has failed to bring the affair to a conclusion.To recap the tale which has been…
Rank this Week: 98

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Dec 14

    Court of Chancery Dismisses Challenge to Stock Reclassification

    Court of Chancery Dismisses Challenge to Stock Reclassification
    The Delaware Court of Chancery held this week that approval by a committee of independent directors and the informed vote of minority stockholders insulated from review a transaction that created and distributed new classes of low-vote stock…
  • Dec 14

    Developments in Section 220 Litigation

    Developments in Section 220 Litigation
    Since its issuance in 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court’s decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC has been routinely applied, in appropriate circumstances, to dismiss post-closing deal litigation. However, Corwin‘s…
  • Dec 14

    Shaped by Their Daughters: Executives, Female Socialization, and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Shaped by Their Daughters: Executives, Female Socialization, and Corporate Social Responsibility
    “You’ve already given us a reason to reflect on the world we hope you live in.” —Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg in “A letter to our daughter.” Research in social science has recently demonstrated the…
Rank this Week: 95

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 13

    Net Neutrality Rules: Zero Hour

    Net Neutrality Rules: Zero Hour
    Network neutrality is in danger. Yet it is not what those of us who care about democracy and a free marketplace of ideas seek. We need to be fighting to wrest access to the internet out of the hands of large corporations who currently…
  • Dec 7

    Mindfulness and Meditation for the Legal Professional

    Mindfulness and Meditation for the Legal Professional
    Now that we are in the reading period at BLS (aka Hell Week at some institutions) and exams are just around the corner, stress levels are running high. Throughout the library, anxious faces are buried in casebooks and class notes, an ample…
  • Dec 1

    Cheating “Everyone Does It”

    Cheating “Everyone Does It”
    The Brooklyn Law School Library New Books List for December 1, 2017 has 49 print titles and 28 e-book titles. Subjects range from criminal justice and judicial error; same-sex marriage; writing skills of US Presidents; history of New York,…
Rank this Week: 89