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Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

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

    Free Speech on Campu

    Free Speech on Campu
    On Friday I published a piece in Vox attempting to describe the application of the First Amendment to free speech on campus, focusing on the then-pending Free Speech Week at Berkeley (now canceled, but I hope the exposition remains helpful).…
  • Sep 24

    The State of "Our Democracy" -- Sitting in for Sandy Levinson

    The State of "Our Democracy" -- Sitting in for Sandy Levinson
    I think I'll save Sandy Levinson some time and point out that a Washington Post piece by E.J. Dionne, Thomas Mann, and Norman Ornstein ("the heart of the Washington punditocracy," as I think of them), on "Now Trump is Helping to Save Our…
  • Sep 20

    The Senate's latest health care proposal: Once again, it's all about the tax cut

    The Senate's latest health care proposal: Once again, it's all about the tax cut
    The Graham-Cassidy proposal currently before the Senate looks different than the House ACHA and Senate BCRA bill in one important respect. It does not eliminate most of Obamacare's taxes. ACHA and BCRA were little more than a tax cut for…
Rank this Week: 385

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
  • Sep 24

    Colin Kaepernick Stood Up for Justice by Kneeling During the National Anthem

    Colin Kaepernick Stood Up for Justice by Kneeling During the National Anthem
    For daring to take a knee during the national anthem, Colin Kaepernick is an outcast. It's important to ask, "Why"? This piece was originally published at InsideSources.com.  Colin Kaepernick has not been involved in…
  • Sep 22

    The Trump Administration Is Looking to Make It Easier to Kill More People in More Place

    The Trump Administration Is Looking to Make It Easier to Kill More People in More Place
    President Trump may relax Obama-era limits on drone and special forces’ kill missions. More civilians will die. The Trump administration is reportedly poised to kill more people in more countries around the world, from Nigeria to the…
  • Sep 22

    What Are the Rights of an American Captured Fighting for ISIS?

    What Are the Rights of an American Captured Fighting for ISIS?
    The Constitution is clear. Any American fighting for ISIS should be transferred to federal court for prosecution. Media outlets are reporting that the U.S. military is currently detaining an American citizen captured allegedly fighting on…
Rank this Week: 534

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Diplomacy must trump Trump’s bellicose tweets – and athletes are free to kneel

    Diplomacy must trump Trump’s bellicose tweets – and athletes are free to kneel
    Donald Trump as president is a sad reality. He was never fit to sit in the White House. He made his money despite his perpetual thin-skinned, undiplomatic name-calling immaturity. Many talented non-Trump-admirers have joined Trump's…
  • Sep 22

    Virginia criminal lawyer on the gamble of contested sentencing

    Virginia criminal lawyer on the gamble of contested sentencing
    Contested sentencing in Virginia is a gamble. Unless the criminal defendant and prosecutor enter a plea deal involving an agreed sentence that binds the judge, the only sentencing guarantee is that the judge is prohibited from sentencing…
  • Sep 21

    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search

    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search
    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search a suspect or the suspect's property. If the suspect responds by consenting to a search, handing over contraband or telling where the contraband will be found, the Defendant may still…
Rank this Week: 553

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Sep 24

    Contracting Disaster? 3 Home Construction Legalities To Know

    Contracting Disaster? 3 Home Construction Legalities To Know
    For many people, the American dream still involves building and living in a brand new home that is customized just for them. More people are realizing this dream as the housing market rebounds from the recent economic downturn. As exciting as…
  • Sep 22

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Not funny, but interesting. Graphic display of origins of everyone who immigrated (voluntarily) to the United States since 1820. The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
  • Sep 21

    New Lawsuit Claims FTC Allows Used-Car Dealers to Falsely Advertise Cars as “Safe”

    New Lawsuit Claims FTC Allows Used-Car Dealers to Falsely Advertise Cars as “Safe”
    Find Law reports that a new Federal lawsuit alleges the FTC allowed used-car dealers to “market and advertise certified pre-owned vehicles as ‘safe,’ even when the same vehicles were subject to safety recalls due to…
Rank this Week: 210

International Tax Blog - Articles,…

International Tax Blog - Articles, Case Studies and Useful Examples

By Golding & Golding.

https://www.goldinglawyers.com/international-tax-blog-updated-daily-fatca-ovdp-fbar-streamlined-compliance/
  • Sep 24

    FATCA Reporting FAQ – Summary of IRS Frequently Asked Question

    FATCA Reporting FAQ – Summary of IRS Frequently Asked Question
    FATCA Reporting FAQ The following summary is a basic question and answer summary for individuals who may have a reporting requirement. At Golding & Golding, we focus our entire tax law practice on offshore voluntary disclosure,…
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Taxes on Income Earned Abroad (FAQ) – IRS Offshore Income Rule

    U.S. Taxes on Income Earned Abroad (FAQ) – IRS Offshore Income Rule
    U.S. Taxes on Income Earned Abroad (FAQ)  Typically, all money an individual earns (absent approved retirement funds) is taxes by the United States. This is true, even if the person earned money from outside the United States, and/or the…
  • Sep 22

    Expat Tax FAQ – Basics of U.S. Income Tax & Reporting Rule

    Expat Tax FAQ – Basics of U.S. Income Tax & Reporting Rule
    Expat Tax FAQ Millions of US Expats live abroad in hundreds of different countries — and each country’s tax laws are very different depending on which country the expat resides. For example, if the U.S. Expat resides in…
Rank this Week: 609

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

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

    Merrill Lynch Advisor Robert Yahney Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint

    Merrill Lynch Advisor Robert Yahney Subject to Multiple Customer Complaint
    According to BrokerCheck records Robert Yahney (Yahney), associated with Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (Merrill Lynch), has been subject to five customer complaints.  According to records kept by The Financial…
  • Sep 24

    FINRA Bars Advisor William Wyman Over Private Securities Transaction

    FINRA Bars Advisor William Wyman Over Private Securities Transaction
    According to BrokerCheck records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) advisor William Wyman (Wyman), in January 2017, was barred by FINRA over his failure to respond to FINRA inquiries.  FINRA’s inquiries…
  • Sep 20

    FINRA Bars Former AXA Representative John P. Correnti

    FINRA Bars Former AXA Representative John P. Correnti
    The investment lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating the regulatory action brought by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against John P. Correnti (Correnti), working out of Cleveland, Ohio. Correnti allegedly failed to…
Rank this Week: 36

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

Thoughts on Connecticut Law with a Side of Baseball. By Ryan McKeen.

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Sep 24

    Can A CT Landlord Be Sued For A Dog Bite

    Can A CT Landlord Be Sued For A Dog Bite
    A tenant's dog bites you. Your medical bills are sky high. Tenant has no insurance. Can a CT Landlord be sued for a dog bite? Yes. Learn more here. The post Can A CT Landlord Be Sued For A Dog Bite appeared first on A Connecticut Law Blog.
  • Sep 17

    How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take?

    How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take?
    How long will my personal injury case take? Personal injury attorneys commonly advertise on TV (we don't). The ads can be boiled down to "call us and get money fast". As if being in a car wreck or losing a dear loved one is like drawing a…
  • Sep 10

    Feeling Isolated After A Personal Injury?

    Feeling Isolated After A Personal Injury?
    Are you feeling isolated after a personal injury? Not yourself? Feeling alone? You are not alone. Learn what you can do to help regain part of who you are. The post Feeling Isolated After A Personal Injury? appeared first on A Connecticut…
Rank this Week: 651

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 82

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Sep 24

    Last Chance Agreements- Arbitrability of triggering event

    Last Chance Agreements- Arbitrability of triggering event
    Dontay Stokes was employed by Cenveo Corporation. In December of 2015, his employment was terminated for violation of the Company's Workplace Violence Policy. The termination was grieved and Cenveo and the Union (USW) entered into a Last…
  • Sep 17

    Quick Hits - Fundamental fairness, racial profiling and sex with a (former) student

    Quick Hits - Fundamental fairness, racial profiling and sex with a (former) student
    The ongoing dispute about the discipline of Ezekiel ElliottDallas Cowboy Ezekiel Elliott was notified that he was suspended for six games. The suspension was related to allegations of domestic violence. The propriety of that discipline was…
  • Sep 10

    Arbitration panel upholds denial of recall because of 13 year old conviction

    Arbitration panel upholds denial of recall because of 13 year old conviction
    A Public Law Board including Neutral Joan Parker has rejected a claim that CSX Transportation improperly denied recall in 2014 to a furloughed employee because of his arrest and plea of guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter…
Rank this Week: 13

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
  • Sep 24

    President Trump Blocks Chinese Acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation

    President Trump Blocks Chinese Acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation
    On September 13, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order blocking the $1.3 billion acquisition of a U.S. semiconductor manufacturer, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (“Lattice”), by a Chinese government-backed private…
  • Sep 23

    New Disclosure Requirements in Form ADV

    New Disclosure Requirements in Form ADV
    The compliance date is fast approaching for the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) recently adopted amendments to Part 1A of Form ADV. Initial or amended Form ADVs filed on or after October 1, 2017 (with limited…
  • Sep 23

    Activism: The State of Play

    Activism: The State of Play
    As we approach the start of the 2018 proxy season, developments since January 2015 prompt a brief review of the state of play. There has been no slowdown in the U.S.; there has been a significant increase in other countries. Perhaps the most…
Rank this Week: 752

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 24

    Berkeley Owes Students A Refund

    Berkeley Owes Students A Refund
    Remember the good old days when the purpose of higher education was higher education? Good times. The class is called symplectic geometry, a high-level course in mathematics that provides elite graduate students at the University of…
  • Sep 24

    Scold Me Maybe

    Scold Me Maybe
    I confess, I am not very politically correct. It’s not that I choose to be provocative for the sake of shocking those who are, but I find it intellectually barren and socially untenable. Knowing full well that there is nothing I can do…
  • Sep 23

    Short Take: Of Last Resort

    Short Take: Of Last Resort
    Howard Wasserman channels Alexis de Tocqueville at PrawfsBlawg in taking the ever-breathless Dahlia Lithwick to task. Dahlia Lithwick wrote about the litigation of the Joe Arpaio pardon, with the district judge hearing from numerous…
Rank this Week: 837

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Covers tax law. By Timothy S. Hart Law Group, P.C.

https://www.taxattorneyirs.com/
  • Sep 24

    Income Taxes and Identity Theft

    Income Taxes and Identity Theft
    With the recent Equifax Credit Bureau identity theft event, and many prior episodes of personal identifying information being stolen (Yahoo, etc) that appears to happening all the time now, I thought an article would be helpful on how your…
  • Sep 10

    It is important to keep in Touch! Offers in Compromise and Tax Payment Plan

    It is important to keep in Touch! Offers in Compromise and Tax Payment Plan
    Tax issues surround our daily lives, whether it is tax on your income or sales taxes you owe for your business. However, there are times in your life, whether its a sickness, divorce, death in the family, business problems, or just being…
  • Sep 6

    Interest on Court Ordered Restitution for Criminal Tax Case

    Interest on Court Ordered Restitution for Criminal Tax Case
    A recent Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel memorandum (CCA 201725026) provides guidance on whether the IRS can charge interest on court ordered restitution payments related to Title 18 criminal tax cases. As background,…
Rank this Week: 203

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: 849

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

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

    WalMart Wants To Send A Delivery Person Into Your Home When You Aren't There - What Could Go Wrong?

    WalMart Wants To Send A Delivery Person Into Your Home When You Aren't There - What Could Go Wrong?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 24

    Star Trek: Discovery - It's Here!

    Star Trek: Discovery - It's Here!
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 24

    Star Trek - Precursor To Our Reality

    Star Trek - Precursor To Our Reality
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 509

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

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

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 18th September

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 18th September
    We have some good webinars coming up.  Martyn Ashley Taylor will be doing one of our Landlord Law Training webinars on Thursday and I will be interviewing Mike Morgan of TDS on 3 October. But what happened on the blog last week? Monday…
  • Sep 21

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #296

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #296
    A nautical parable Surfing the internet at the weekend I fell across a page showing the 1st class menu on the Titanic the night she sank. Freshly cooked Lobster was available, plucked from a tank and plunged into boiling water and it set me…
  • Sep 19

    Should law and justice be free? Part 4: Lawyers fee

    Should law and justice be free? Part 4: Lawyers fee
    It is an axiom that everyone hates lawyers. Why is this? They are a smug lot, and often give the impression they think they are better than everyone else They are constantly using words and jargon that no-one else can understand. But most of…
Rank this Week: 264

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

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

    Elder Law Attorney Uses Her Experiences to Explain Why Graham-Cassidy Repeal of ACA Isn't Right Answer

    Elder Law Attorney Uses Her Experiences to Explain Why Graham-Cassidy Repeal of ACA Isn't Right Answer
    Texas Elder Law Attorney Jennifer Coulter explains how the Affordable Care Act has affected her clients -- and herself -- in a positive way. She makes a principled, compelling case for why "getting it right" on health care is far...
  • Sep 21

    Embrace Aging

    Embrace Aging
    Do you consider yourself to be old? Well, if you are over 37, statistically you are old, according to an article in the New York Times, Feeling Older? Here’s How to Embrace It. However, "S[s]udies show that people start feeling...
  • Sep 21

    The "Well-Meaning Friday Child" Syndrome and Long-Distance Caregiving

    The "Well-Meaning Friday Child" Syndrome and Long-Distance Caregiving
    There's an old rhyme that's been running through my head lately, the one about Monday's child (who was fair of face) and so on. In the rhyme, "Friday's child is loving and giving." I like to think of myself as...
Rank this Week: 89

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Sep 24

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 24, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 24, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Sep 23

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 23, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 23, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Sep 22

    Read Issue #165 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #165 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #165) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 6

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

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

    China Piracy and Counterfeiting: Do They Even Matter?

    China Piracy and Counterfeiting: Do They Even Matter?
    Of course they do, but not always and not for every company doing business in China or with China. Let me explain. I just read an article on Engadget, entitled EU withheld a study that shows piracy doesn’t hurt sales, and…
  • Sep 21

    China Manufacturing: To Broker or not to Broker, That is the Question

    China Manufacturing: To Broker or not to Broker, That is the Question
    Many companies start outsourcing their products from China using a broker/sourcing agent. Tomes have been written about the pros and the cons of using a sourcing agent versus dealing directly with a Chinese manufacturer and I have no…
  • Sep 19

    Service Payments from China: Avoid the VAT Tax Trap

    Service Payments from China: Avoid the VAT Tax Trap
    Consider the following situation. Your company is a service provider. Let’s say your business assists domestic and foreign entities register drugs with the FDA. You are contacted by a Chinese entity to do a registration. Having read…
Rank this Week: 459

Lawyer Advertising Blog - Attorney…

Lawyer Advertising Blog - Attorney Advertising & Marketing Info

Covers attorney advertising on TV, radio, billboards, yellow pages, Internet and vanity phone numbers. By Philip L. Franckel.

http://www.lawyer-advertising-blog.com
  • Sep 23

    Are Vanity Phone Numbers Still Relevant?

    Are Vanity Phone Numbers Still Relevant?
    With the importance of Internet advertising for lawyers, some attorneys have the misconception that their website makes vanity phone numbers less important then they used to be. That’s because most lawyers don’t understand what a…
  • Aug 21

    Can You Afford to Drop the Yellow Pages?

    Can You Afford to Drop the Yellow Pages?
    Kirkpatrick Creative, an advertising agency representing law firms, says probably not. Not surprisingly, it seems that print yellow page phone books still work. Usually, when a new form of media arrives on the scene, it doesn’t replace…
  • Jul 20

    Does Your Customer Service Kill?

    Does Your Customer Service Kill?
    Is your law firm really going to extremes when providing customer service to your clients?  This lawsuit funding company does. The video below shows a testimonial on a TV commercial from a company providing lawsuit funding to personal…
Rank this Week: 606

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/
  • Sep 23

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill have constitutional problems?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill have constitutional problems?
    The Affordable Care Act faced immediate constitutional challenges once it was enacted. If congressional Republicans are able to cobble together enough votes to “repeal and replace” the ACA, their efforts may face similar legal…
  • Sep 23

    [Ilya Somin] A roundup of the Volokh Conspiracy symposium on the “Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism”

    [Ilya Somin] A roundup of the Volokh Conspiracy symposium on the “Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism”
      Over the last week, the Volokh Conspiracy has hosted a symposium of contributors to the newly published Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism (edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, and David Schmidtz). The book is the most…
  • Sep 23

    [Hillel Steiner] Free markets and exploitation

    [Hillel Steiner] Free markets and exploitation
    An exploitative transaction is one in which the economic values of items (goods or services) voluntarily exchanged for one another are not equal. For those who entertained an objective conception of economic value such as cost of production,…
Rank this Week: 15

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 814

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident news and case law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    More young professionals are investing in…

    More young professionals are investing in bicycles as an alternative mode of transportation especially in big cities such as Chicago which has been named last year as the most bike-friendly U.S city. Millennials not only invest in bicycling…
  • Sep 19

    Chicago Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Trails Separated

    Chicago Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Trails Separated
    The first section of the Lakefront Trail separation project has been completed from 31st Street to 41st.  The separation project will provide separate paths for bikers and pedestrians along the 18 mile trail.  The Chicago Tribune…
  • Sep 6

    The Risks of UberPool RideShare Service

    The Risks of UberPool RideShare Service
    The advent of a global ride-hailing app is probably one of the most ingenious innovations of the last 10 years. It has radically altered the ride-sharing business, disrupted the cab-industry and possibly, renewed car ownership interest for…
Rank this Week: 830

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Regional Focus: United State

    Regional Focus: United State
    Back to the 1970s? Criminalization and Context in US-Mexico Migration Statistics (Global Initiative, Aug. 2017) [text]Deportations in the Dark: Lack of Process and Information in the Removal of Mexican Migrants (American Immigration Council,…
  • Sep 22

    Thematic Focus: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

    Thematic Focus: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
    "Assessing the Refugee Claims of LGBTI People: Is the DSSH Model Useful for Determining Claims by Women for Asylum Based on Sexual Orientation?," International Journal of Refugee Law, Advance Articles, 25 July 2017 [abstract]"Canada Raises…
  • Sep 21

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    "Asylum Policy: The EU’s ‘Crises’ and the Looming Policy Regime Failure," Journal of European Integration, vol. 38 (2016) [open access]Establishing a Common European Asylum System: Tracing the Impact of EU Policy Making on…
Rank this Week: 665

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Sep 23

    Chancery Reviews Fiduciary Duties of Independent Board of Director

    Chancery Reviews Fiduciary Duties of Independent Board of Director
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision addressed how the court will review claims against an independent and disinterested board for breach of the duty of loyalty in connection with a merger transaction. The opinion…
  • Sep 5

    Court of Chancery Jurist Co-Authors Article on Drafting

    Court of Chancery Jurist Co-Authors Article on Drafting
    Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery co-authored with Ken Adams, an article about agreements that attempt to preempt judicial discretion.  Copious footnotes to court decisions and treatises support the…
  • Aug 24

    Court Enforces Post-Mediation Settlement Term

    Court Enforces Post-Mediation Settlement Term
    A recent letter ruling is useful for commercial litigators for two contract interpretation principles that the Court of Chancery addresses in a business-like manner. In Frank Robino III v. Paul Robino; Charles Robino, et al. (Del. Ch. Aug.…
Rank this Week: 504

I/P Updates

I/P Updates

Offers news and information for intellectual property practitioners. By William F. Heinze.

http://ip-updates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 436

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Recognizing a Fraudulent Will: Part Two

    Recognizing a Fraudulent Will: Part Two
    In the second part of our two-part series on recognizing fraudulent Wills, we will continue to explore various characteristics of a Last Will and Testament that might indicate it is fraudulent. While some of the factors in the first part of…
  • Sep 21

    Recognizing a Fraudulent Will: Part One

    Recognizing a Fraudulent Will: Part One
    Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous people in the world that will go to great lengths to take advantage of certain situations. This is true when it comes to a person’s Last Will and Testament. While you might never contemplate…
  • Sep 18

    Trusts Are More Accessible Than You Might Think

    Trusts Are More Accessible Than You Might Think
    Once a tool for extremely wealthy individuals, trusts have gained in popularity over recent decades. Changes in laws governing trusts and the development of new approaches to estate planning have made trusts an invaluable tool for many…
Rank this Week: 28

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Sep 23

    NY Peace Institute’s Brad Heckman to Deliver Ohio State’s Lawrence Lecture

    NY Peace Institute’s Brad Heckman to Deliver Ohio State’s Lawrence Lecture
    Brad Heckman, CEO of the New York Peace Institute, will deliver the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University’s Annual Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution during the lunch hour on September 28 in Moritz’s Saxbe…
  • Sep 22

    AI and Predicting Settlement

    AI and Predicting Settlement
    The National Law Journal reported yesterday on SettlementAnalytics and their predictive algorithms. “The world’s first quantitative legal measurement to indicate the likelihood of a lawsuit proceeding all the way to trial and…
  • Sep 18

    Call for Papers: Running With Scissor

    Call for Papers: Running With Scissor
    From Jackie Font-Guzmán: We have a call for chapters of a book I am co-editing, Running with Scissors:  Leading in Uncertainty.   Anyone who has a powerful leadership story to share in the times we are living is welcome to…
Rank this Week: 718

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: 859

Clean Air Watch

Clean Air Watch

Covers clean air laws and policies.

http://www.cleanairwatch.org/
  • Sep 23

    EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Met with Many Corporate Execs -- then Made Decisions in their Favor

    EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Met with Many Corporate Execs -- then Made Decisions in their Favor
    (an excerpt from The Washington Post) Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has met regularly with corporate executives from the automobile, mining and fossil fuel industries — in several instances shortly before…
  • Sep 22

    Guest Post: Hurricane Harvey Shows the Desperate Need for More Renewable Energy

    Guest Post: Hurricane Harvey Shows the Desperate Need for More Renewable Energy
    [Clean Air Watch is pleased to present this timely guest post by Emily Folk]Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, is home to numerous oil refineries, chemical plants and legacy superfund sites. The waste chemicals from these…
  • Sep 7

    Pollution Control Companies to EPA: Don't Approve Dirty Diesel Truck Loophole

    Pollution Control Companies to EPA: Don't Approve Dirty Diesel Truck Loophole
    The companies that make and sell pollution control equipment are urging the U.S. EPA NOT to re-open a glaring loophole that would permit trucks to pollute 20-40 times more than new trucks.  In response to a Tennessee company and member…
Rank this Week: 51

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Chickenshit Club

    The Chickenshit Club
    The Brooklyn Law School Library has placed an order for The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives (Call No. KF9351.E37 2017) by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jesse Eisinger. The book is a…
  • Sep 18

    Constitution at 230 Years Old

    Constitution at 230 Years Old
    The US Constitution was adopted 230 years ago, on September 17, 1787. Its words are as vital today as when the founders agrees that the Constitution would be sent to the Confederation Congress to start the ratification process with the…
  • Sep 18

    Book Festival in My Backyard

    Book Festival in My Backyard
    After a hellish mid-week commute that trapped me underground for nearly an hour, what could possibly lure me back to Brooklyn on a Sunday?  BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL! My literary life partner, Ken, accompanied me.  He is hard at work…
Rank this Week: 11

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
Rank this Week: 589

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/
Rank this Week: 247

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 281

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Around the IP blog

    Around the IP blog
    MARQUES CLASS 46 (Trade Marks)Jeremy Phillips receives Goldring AwardEarlier this week IPKat founder and longtime contributor, as well as Class 46 founder and MARQUES Social Media Coordinator, Jeremy Phillips (right)…
  • Sep 22

    German Federal Court of Justice rules that GS Media presumption of knowledge does not apply to Google Image

    German Federal Court of Justice rules that GS Media presumption of knowledge does not apply to Google Image
    Is Google responsible for the lawfulness of the images displayed through its Images search service?According to the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof - BGH), the answer is NO.In a judgment delivered yesterday (I ZR 11/16 -…
  • Sep 21

    Life as an IP Lawyer: Washington, D.C.

    Life as an IP Lawyer: Washington, D.C.
    The AmeriKat's professional life, be it on the Kat or sat at her desk litigating her hours away, involves a huge amount of coordination, support and opposition with lawyers from all over the world. One of the IPKat's key objectives is to…
Rank this Week: 481

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 983

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 742

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Massachusetts SJC Limits Police Testimony on Sobriety Tests for DUI/Marijuana Case

    Massachusetts SJC Limits Police Testimony on Sobriety Tests for DUI/Marijuana Case
    Whether and what kind of sobriety tests would be allowed in court to prosecute drivers suspected of operating while under the influence of marijuana, was a question just waiting to be answered from the moment pot was legalized in…
  • Aug 25

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Tests Temporarily Suspended In OUI Case

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Tests Temporarily Suspended In OUI Case
    As I’ve said many times, people often ask me how I can defend certain types of clients accused of crimes such as, for example, drunk driving or sex offenses.  And I give them the same answer, every time:  “Because my…
  • Aug 12

    Massachusetts Pot Law Finally Enacted: The Detail

    Massachusetts Pot Law Finally Enacted: The Detail
    By now most people are aware that Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed the House-Senate Conference Committee bill on the new pot law, which hammered out differences the two chambers wanted to make in the ballot law that voters passed last…
Rank this Week: 636

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 50

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/
  • Sep 22

    THE PASTA SHOULD WALK THE PLANK

    THE PASTA SHOULD WALK THE PLANK
    @ Plank Seafood & Provisions Herb Chicken Pasta Grilled, citrus herb park, grape tomato bruschetta, cavatappi pasta, smoked tomato basil sauce, Parmesan cheese $15
  • Sep 22

    LIKED THE MUSSELS AT THE PLANK

    LIKED THE MUSSELS AT THE PLANK
    Prince Edward Island mussels White wine citrus butter broth, basil, grape tomato, fennel and baguette $8 @ Plank Seafood & Provision
  • Sep 22

    DON'T WALK THE PLANK FOR THEIR BRAISED BEEF FLATBREAD

    DON'T WALK THE PLANK FOR THEIR BRAISED BEEF FLATBREAD
    Caramelized onion, Calabrian chili, Havarti cheese, arugula, blue cheese sauce, sherry reduction $10 @ The Plank Seafood & Provision
Rank this Week: 9

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    #ClioCloud9 Roundup

    #ClioCloud9 Roundup
    The much-anticipated Clio Cloud Conference kicks off on Monday in New Orleans. As an official media partner, LexBlog used the week leading up to the conference to shine a light on some of the speakers for the event. We were even fortunate…
  • Sep 22

    Three ways you can help LexBlog cover Clio Con in New Orlean

    Three ways you can help LexBlog cover Clio Con in New Orlean
    I am headed to New Orleans Sunday, accompanied by LexBlog’s CTO Josh Lynch and head of business development, David Cuthbert, for Clio’s Annual Cloud Conference, running next Monday and Tuesday. Clio has asked us to cover Clio Con…
  • Sep 21

    Large law lawyer leverages technology, data and systems to change defense of mass tort claim

    Large law lawyer leverages technology, data and systems to change defense of mass tort claim
    Twenty years ago, I terminated my firm’s Westlaw subscription and outsourced our legal research. How so? Law clerks attending law school whom I met on AOL message boards. A clerk did the research, using free Westlaw, drafted a motion,…
Rank this Week: 592

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/
  • Sep 22

    Is Mootness How The Travel Ban Dies?

    Is Mootness How The Travel Ban Dies?
    New regulations could render the travel ban moot long before we get to its merits.
  • Sep 22

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.22.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.22.17
    * Skadden is getting sucked into the Paul Manafort investigation. Will the firm's stellar reputation suffer as a result? [Law and More] * As a woman, "business casual" is fraught with peril. Here is some handy advice for surviving -- without…
  • Sep 22

    See Also: There But For The Grace Of God

    See Also: There But For The Grace Of God
    THOUGHT AND PRAYERS: For Justice Sonia Sotomayor's family and all the people in Puerto Rico. STRONG MEN ALSO CRY: And strong women. Kathryn Rubino argues that crying isn't a sign of weakness. I wouldn't know -- I'm a man, so stomping and…
Rank this Week: 5

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
Rank this Week: 626

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Sep 22

    TWiL 400: Advercacy

    TWiL 400: Advercacy
    We're 400! When is a Wu-Tang album a Wu-Tang album? Vidangel invents advertisagency? Join Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, Emory Roane, and Gabriella Ziccarelli as we discuss the intersection of technology and law. Equifax data breach and the…
  • Sep 15

    TWiL 399: Equibot

    TWiL 399: Equibot
    Facial Recognition and selfies with the bears. What is the state of DACA? $5,000 for a hair? Join Denise Howell, Amber Mckenny, Michael Keyes, and Matthew Curtis discuss the intersection of technology and the law. Do not pay now helps you sue…
  • Sep 8

    TWiL 398: Pumpkin Flavored Justice

    TWiL 398: Pumpkin Flavored Justice
    Where, exactly, does the 5th amendment protect me? Join the Honorable Thomas E. Delahanty II, Mike Keyes, Denise Howell, and Matthew Curtis discuss the intersection of technology and law. How useful is Apple's new "privacy" button? The…
Rank this Week: 102

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
  • Sep 22

    Transaction Structuring Matters: North Carolina Rejects Third-Party Rooftop Solar Power Purchase Agreement

    Transaction Structuring Matters: North Carolina Rejects Third-Party Rooftop Solar Power Purchase Agreement
    A North Carolina appeals court has reminded energy developers in the state of the importance of structuring a transaction so as not to trigger the state’s utility franchise laws. For one unfortunate developer, that reminder came in the…
  • Sep 19

    Updates to Energy Related Bills in the 2017-2018

    Updates to Energy Related Bills in the 2017-2018
    Stoel Rives’ Energy Team has been monitoring and providing summaries of key energy-related bills introduced by California legislators since the beginning of the 2017-2018 Legislative Session. Legislators have been busy moving bills…
  • Sep 18

    Recent Federal Actions to Streamline the NEPA Proce

    Recent Federal Actions to Streamline the NEPA Proce
    There has been a string of actions in the past few weeks addressing the federal government’s policy goal of streamlining the NEPA review process.  Although a number of actions have been taken, it presently boils down to this: …
Rank this Week: 797