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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: 278

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
  • Oct 17

    Is Pollution Value Maximizing?

    Is Pollution Value Maximizing?
    Why do firms pollute even when polluting is socially inefficient (i.e., the harm caused greatly exceeds the cost of curbing the toxic emissions)? Is this undesirable outcome the result of corporate myopia, bad internal governance, or weak…
  • Oct 17

    Proposed Overhaul of Disclosure and Shareholder Proposal Rule

    Proposed Overhaul of Disclosure and Shareholder Proposal Rule
    The U.S. Department of Treasury issued a comprehensive report last week with recommendations to reform the U.S. capital markets regulatory system. The Report to President Trump recommends sweeping changes, including ones aimed to roll back…
  • Oct 17

    Pay Ratio: The Time Has Come

    Pay Ratio: The Time Has Come
    For anyone involved in the preparation of an issuer’s compensation disclosures as part of its annual proxy statement or Form 10-K filing, the time has come to tackle the “pay ratio” calculation and disclosure requirements.…
Rank this Week: 148

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 208

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 238

Music - Technology - Policy

Music - Technology - Policy

Covers issues for professional creators in the music and movie businesses.

http://www.musictechpolicy.com/
  • Oct 17

    Will Congress Bring Songwriters a Lump of Coal or Justice?

    Will Congress Bring Songwriters a Lump of Coal or Justice?
    It is axiomatic that as government expands, liberty contracts. Songwriters are among the most highly regulated workers in America, so on the continuum of liberty, guess where songwriters score? Most people are surprised by that unadulterated,…
  • Oct 15

    The Flaw Behind Zuckerberg’s Universal Basic Income Scam

    The Flaw Behind Zuckerberg’s Universal Basic Income Scam
    These 21st Century Robber Barrons will expect the taxpayer to pay for those smart roads or if the beneficiaries of the infrastructurer will pay, they will expect to own the roads, no doubt.  So the taxpayer will pay for the roads for the…
  • Oct 14

    Must Read Post by @miramulholland on the Significance of the Loss of Professional Creator

    Must Read Post by @miramulholland on the Significance of the Loss of Professional Creator
    If you’ve ever been in a job interview for coders, you’ll understand when I tell you that it’s like a cross between the beginning of 2001: A Space Odyssey and the hacking-on-shots employment interview scene in The Social…
Rank this Week: 726

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 687

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Oct 17

    Pentagon Declares Recruits Are on the Path to Obtain U.S. Citizenship Once Again

    Pentagon Declares Recruits Are on the Path to Obtain U.S. Citizenship Once Again
    Since 2009, more than 10,000 recruits have entered the military through the MAVNI (Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest) program. The MAVNI program allows certain non-citizens who are legally present in the United States to join…
  • Oct 16

    What Are the Arguments Surrounding the 2018 Canada Immigration Plan?

    What Are the Arguments Surrounding the 2018 Canada Immigration Plan?
    The 2017 immigration plan allowed a base number of 300,000 immigrants into Canada. It mainly targeted immigrants of the economic class, followed by family class immigrants, refugees, and humanitarian cases. The Liberal government is now in…
  • Oct 11

    Top Five Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act – Fall 2017

    Top Five Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act – Fall 2017
    Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced on October 4th, 2017 that there will be another wave of changes to Bill  C-6. Part of this bill amends the Citizenship Act which helps ease the process for immigrants to become…
Rank this Week: 545

Wall of Separation

Wall of Separation

From the Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation
  • Oct 17

    Religious Right Legal Group Issues Misleading Poll On The Johnson Amendment

    Religious Right Legal Group Issues Misleading Poll On The Johnson Amendment
    Rob BostonWall of SeparationAlliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is heralding the results of a new poll it commissioned among Protestant pastors and claiming it proves pastors oppose the Johnson Amendment, which is the provision in the tax code…
  • Oct 16

    What I Saw At The Revolution: A Report From Values Voter Summit 2017

    What I Saw At The Revolution: A Report From Values Voter Summit 2017
    Liz HayesWall of SeparationI attended my first Values Voter Summit this weekend, the annual event hosted by the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., that aims to “mobilize citizens to preserve the bedrock values of traditional…
  • Oct 13

    ‘Ten Commandments’ Judge Roy Moore Falls Into A Values Void

    ‘Ten Commandments’ Judge Roy Moore Falls Into A Values Void
    Rob BostonWall of SeparationThe Family Research Council’s annual meeting, the Values Voter Summit, starts today. Several Americans United staff members will be there. The event, which has become the largest gathering of the Religious…
Rank this Week: 908

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 17

    Medicaid Recovery Rights – What You Need to Know

    Medicaid Recovery Rights – What You Need to Know
    It’s been characterized as “almost unintelligible to the uninitiated,”  and it’s about to further complicate things in the workers’ compensation system. As of October 1, state Medicaid programs are allowed…
  • Oct 16

    Selecting the Relationship to Make or Break Your Workers’ Comp Program

    Selecting the Relationship to Make or Break Your Workers’ Comp Program
      What do you call the person who graduates at the very bottom of his class in medical school? That question was posed to me by a friend of mine in college, particularly after he didn’t do so well on one of his exams. But he would…
  • Oct 12

    11 Red Flags of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

    11 Red Flags of Workers’ Compensation Fraud
    As an employer, you must be vigilant in your efforts to protect your company from the few employees who do commit workers compensation fraud.   Adjusters often refer to possible fraud in a workers comp claim as looking for…
Rank this Week: 350

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 17

    Chelsea bomber Ahmed Rahimi convicted in federal court

    Chelsea bomber Ahmed Rahimi convicted in federal court
    A jury in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] convicted [press release] Chelsea bomber Ahmed Khan Rahimi on Monday on indictments related to bombings and attempted bombings in New York City last…
  • Oct 16

    Switzerland voters to decide on burqa ban

    Switzerland voters to decide on burqa ban
    The Swiss government said Friday that voters will decide whether to ban the burqa and other full-face coverings after a successful petition by far-right groups, who cited the “dignity of women.” Activists, including the Swiss…
  • Oct 16

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior before enemy

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior before enemy
    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Appearing before a military judge in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Bergdahl said [AP report] that understood that his actions violated the law.…
Rank this Week: 13

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Oct 17

    Originalism and Textualism in Action: Not Constraining and Not Neutral

    Originalism and Textualism in Action: Not Constraining and Not Neutral
    by Joseph KimbleIn an August 25, 2017 blog post, Michael Dorf asked, “How Determinate Is Originalism in Practice?” His conclusion from the evidence: not very.There followed a series of exchanges between Prof. Dorf and Prof.…
  • Oct 16

    The Care and Feeding of a Poltiically Useful Non-Scandal

    The Care and Feeding of a Poltiically Useful Non-Scandal
    by Neil H. BuchananHow does a false story become the basis of a political hit job, serving an ideological agenda while refusing to go away, no matter how many times it is debunked?  Why do some tall tales of political perfidy last far…
  • Oct 13

    What Does a Faux-Nobel Prize Tell Us About Economic Policy?

    What Does a Faux-Nobel Prize Tell Us About Economic Policy?
    by Neil H. Buchanan "You can't beat something with nothing."  That adage is usually trotted out when someone wants to say that a purely negative argument is not enough to win, that is, that "merely" showing that someone else is wrong is…
Rank this Week: 502

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Insurance Adjusters Not Knowing What They Are Doing

    Insurance Adjusters Not Knowing What They Are Doing
    Insurance adjusters who are inexperienced and do not know what they are doing can hurt insureds who just want their claim paid.  Reuters ran a story on September 11, 2017, dealing with the shortage of trained and experienced insurance…
  • Oct 15

    Life Insurance – Other Requirements For Misrepresentation Defense

    Life Insurance – Other Requirements For Misrepresentation Defense
    Arlington life insurance lawyers know the requirements insurance companies must meet to successfully defend a life insurance case based on the defense of misrepresentation.  Misrepresentation in the policy application is the most common…
  • Oct 14

    Life Insurance – Misrepresentation In The Application

    Life Insurance – Misrepresentation In The Application
    Grand Prairie life insurance lawyers know that for a life insurance company to establish misrepresentation as a defense for refusing to pay on a claim, that the life insurance company must plead and prove five elements:  the making of…
Rank this Week: 653

Class Action Blog

Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation in the Southeast and class action arbitrations nationally. By Carlton Fields.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 790

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 17

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th
    Each semester, Professors Baker and Drake host a write-in in the law library’s Collaborative Commons, as part of the Scribes …Continue reading →
  • Oct 12

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice
    Nearly all law schools are focusing on preparing “practice-ready” graduates. This approach to legal education was advanced in the 1990’s with …Continue reading →
  • Oct 10

    GovSearch: Power Search

    GovSearch: Power Search
    This is the second in a four part series blog post spotlighting Carroll Publishing’s GovSearch Suite. What is a Power …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 370

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 94

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Oct 17

    News Headlines for Oct 17, 2017

    News Headlines for Oct 17, 2017
    An Alternate Universe of Shopping, in Ohio – The New York Times ,Third Quarter Marked by Uncertainty for Puerto Rico and Slower Retail Sector ,Nordstrom Suspends Buyout After Struggling to Get Financing ,Sears’ stock sinks after…
  • Oct 17

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 17, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 17, 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.…
  • Oct 16

    Read Issue #174 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #174 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #174) 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: 12

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 546

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Speculation is not enough under Title VII

    Speculation is not enough under Title VII
    The Court of Appeals sees enough employment discrimination cases to know what cases will succeed and what cases will not. A common basis for the Court to reject a case is to find that plaintiff is urging the Court to infer discriminatory or…
  • Oct 16

    Res ipsa loquitur wins plaintiff her negligence case

    Res ipsa loquitur wins plaintiff her negligence case
    One of the great concepts of American tort law is res ipsa loquitur, which is Latin for "the thing speaks for itself." This point is that certain negligent acts are the result of inherent negligence, such that the very fact that a piano fell…
  • Oct 12

    The inmate wins his appeal

    The inmate wins his appeal
    Inmates win their civil rights cases in the Second Circuit more often than you would think. Some win their appeals pro se, which is noteworthy because they are not lawyers and face off against highly skilled state lawyers. Others win their…
Rank this Week: 531

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 365

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/
  • Oct 17

    PhilArchive

    PhilArchive
    From Bourget & Chalmers: We're pleased to announce the launch of a new site from the PhilPapers Foundation: PhilArchive. As its name indicates, PhilArchive is an open access e-print archive for philosophical works. PhilArchive is a…
  • Oct 17

    Still more complaints about on-line application systems and job ad

    Still more complaints about on-line application systems and job ad
    Another job seeker writes: I wanted to share with you -- and if you think it is worth positing, with your blog readers -- an annoyance about some recent job postings that require application through an online system. There was...
  • Oct 16

    Retired UNC philosophy professor Jan Boxill cleared by NCAA investigation of grading practices for student athlete

    Retired UNC philosophy professor Jan Boxill cleared by NCAA investigation of grading practices for student athlete
    News report here. We noted last year that it seemed like she had been railroaded by the university, and this new report by the NCAA seems to confirm that.
Rank this Week: 75

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

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

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Oct 17

    In the age of political correctness, VARA may be the last hope

    In the age of political correctness, VARA may be the last hope
    Is anyone keeping a list of the number of recent artworks that have either been removed or destroyed due to political correctness? Add Erika Rothenberg’s Hollywood sculpture, The Road to Hollywood, to the list. Rothenberg’s art…
  • Oct 16

    Jury selection to begin in 5Pointz moral rights lawsuit

    Jury selection to begin in 5Pointz moral rights lawsuit
    Jury selection starts Monday in a case where more than 20 artists argue a developer wrongly whitewashed and destroyed a graffiti paradise at the Long Island City spot known as 5Pointz to put up rental towers. More here.
  • Oct 11

    BTW: There’s This Little Known Thing Called Copyright Termination

    BTW: There’s This Little Known Thing Called Copyright Termination
    A few people emailed me this story last month and for some reason it got lost in my inbox. Fret not, here it is. Quite interesting story actually, about termination rights in copyright and visual art. Implicit in this article are quite a few…
Rank this Week: 358

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Oct 17

    Balkin on free speech in the algorithmic society

    Balkin on free speech in the algorithmic society
    Here’s the abstract for Yale Law Prof Jack Balkin’s Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society: Big Data, Private Governance, and New School Speech Regulation, UC Davis Law Review (2018 Forthcoming): We have now moved from the early…
  • Oct 17

    CRS report on EU efforts to combat disinformation

    CRS report on EU efforts to combat disinformation
    A snip from European Union Efforts to Counter Disinformation (Dec. 1, 2016 IN10614): The European Union (EU) is increasingly concerned about the use of propaganda by both state and non-state actors and has sought to devise new strategies to…
  • Oct 16

    Cambridge Analytica and the rise of weaponized AI propaganda in political election campaign

    Cambridge Analytica and the rise of weaponized AI propaganda in political election campaign
    Cambridge Analytica, a data mining firm known for being a leader in behavioral microtargeting for election processes (and for bragging about its contribution to the successful Trump presidential campaign), is being investigated by the House…
Rank this Week: 723

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day One

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day One
    What is a Special Needs Trust and why would I need one? A Special Needs Trust is a device that allows for those receiving public benefits for a disability to still be able to enjoy the benefit of inheritance, gifts, or other transfers of…
  • Oct 16

    10th Annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week

    10th Annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week
    Today kicks off the 10th annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week.  I will do my best to help promote estate planning awareness by using this important week to address your questions and common myths about estate planning. I am…
  • Oct 16

    A Day in Judge Stengel’s Courtroom

    A Day in Judge Stengel’s Courtroom
    The Honorable Lawrence Stengel has been named as the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Lots of other people are more qualified than I to comment on Judge Stengel’s work, his…
Rank this Week: 442

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/
  • Oct 17

    Inforrm: Happy Four Million Hit

    Inforrm: Happy Four Million Hit
    The Inforrm blog to day reached four million hits –  nearly 8 years after our launch.  Once again, we would like to thank all our readers and the many people who have contributed to the success of the blog over this…
  • Oct 16

    Case Law, Strasbourg: Tamiz v UK: Article 8 complaint inadmissible, wide margin of appreciation on defamatory blog comment removal process – Natasha Holcroft-Emme

    Case Law, Strasbourg: Tamiz v UK: Article 8 complaint inadmissible, wide margin of appreciation on defamatory blog comment removal process – Natasha Holcroft-Emme
    In Tamiz v UK, defamatory allegations published in blog comments remained online for over three months without national courts providing a remedy, but the European Court of Human Rights declared inadmissible a complaint that the UK had…
  • Oct 15

    Law and Media Round Up – 16 October 2017

    Law and Media Round Up – 16 October 2017
    On 12 October 2017 the Administrative Court dismissed a judicial review application brought by the News Media Association (“NMA”) challenging the Press Recognition Panel’s (“PRP”) recognition of Impress as an…
Rank this Week: 452

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 785

McDonald Worley Law Blog

McDonald Worley Law Blog

Provides lawsuit news, case information and legal analysis,

http://www.mcdonaldworley.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    Semi-Truck Accident in Texas Prompts Litigation

    Semi-Truck Accident in Texas Prompts Litigation
    A motorist injured in a semi-truck accident in Texas has filed a federal lawsuit against the trucking company and the truck driver alleging negligence by both defendants. According to the complaint, filed in Webb County, Texas, truck driver…
  • Oct 17

    New CR Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Claims Serious Injurie

    New CR Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Claims Serious Injurie
    A new CR Bard IVC filter lawsuit has been filed by a patient who allegedly suffered injuries after having the filter implanted. The filter in question is part of Bard’s IVC retrievable filter product line that includes devices such as…
  • Oct 16

    What Causes Man Breasts?

    What Causes Man Breasts?
    Man breasts can be a very uncomfortable development for a male of any age. No matter how it happens, a man in this situation wants to be able to learn what caused it and whether or not it can be reversed. There are a number of different…
Rank this Week: 530

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    A Deep Dive on NPE Outcome

    A Deep Dive on NPE Outcome
    I glibly commented on a friend's Facebook post last week that "patent troll" academic articles are so passe, despite the growing number of articles that use that term as compared to, say, 2012. Now, I shouldn't complain; given that my most…
  • Oct 10

    The Case for a Patent Box with Strings Attached

    The Case for a Patent Box with Strings Attached
    [This post is co-authored with Daniel Hemel, an assistant professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School, and cross-posted at Whatever Source Derived.] Trump administration officials are hoping that their plan for steep…
  • Oct 10

    Patents and Vertical Integration: A Revised Theory of the Firm

    Patents and Vertical Integration: A Revised Theory of the Firm
    I'm a big fan of Peter Lee's work, and I'm a big fan of theory of the firm work. Imagine my joy upon seeing Prof. Lee's new article, forthcoming in Stanford Law Review, called: Innovation and the Firm: A New Synthesis. This article is a…
Rank this Week: 688

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Visa Bulletin – November 2017

    Visa Bulletin – November 2017
    The Department of State has released its latest Visa Bulletin. Click the link to view the November 2017 Visa Bulletin The monthly Visa Bulletin has changed. The bulletin now summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during the reported…
  • Oct 16

    Immigration News – Weekly List of Top News Stories – (10-13-17)

    Immigration News – Weekly List of Top News Stories – (10-13-17)
    List of Top News Stories from the last week related to Immigration: CNN Money (CNN.com), 10/11/17: DACA in flux: 5 things business owners need to know Continue reading
  • Oct 13

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, October 13, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, October 13, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
Rank this Week: 282

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Oct 17

    How Efficient is Dynamic Competition? The Case of Price as Investment

    How Efficient is Dynamic Competition? The Case of Price as Investment
    David Besanko, Ulrich Doraszelski, and Yaroslav Kryukov ask How Efficient is Dynamic Competition? The Case of Price as Investment. ABSTRACT: We study industries where the price that a firm sets serves as an investment into lower cost or…
  • Oct 17

    Search Engines and Data Retention: Implications for Privacy and Antitrust

    Search Engines and Data Retention: Implications for Privacy and Antitrust
    Lesley Chiou and Catherine Tucker have a new paper on Search Engines and Data Retention: Implications for Privacy and Antitrust. ABSTRACT: This paper investigates whether larger quantities of historical data affect a firm's ability to…
  • Oct 16

    The Political Economy of Competition Law in China

    The Political Economy of Competition Law in China
    Wendy Ng (Melbourne Law and one of the best junior competition law scholars in the world) has a new book forthcoming The Political Economy of Competition Law in China. BOOK ABSTRACT: The Political Economy of Competition Law in China…
Rank this Week: 15

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Oct 17

    Surveying the Room of Requirement

    Surveying the Room of Requirement
    During the first week of class I asked my students if they had any lingering questions that weren't resolved during Orientation. Several students inquired, "Where is the student lounge?" Admittedly our student lounge is somewhat…
  • Oct 16

    October Slump and Shout-Out

    October Slump and Shout-Out
    I first want to provide a special shout-out to Russell McClain, the University of Baltimore School of Law, and everyone involved with the planning and running of the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) Diversity Conference. The…
  • Oct 15

    Deadline for WCCASP Conference registration is Friday, October 20th

    Deadline for WCCASP Conference registration is Friday, October 20th
    The deadline for registration is Friday, October 20th. West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Sixth Annual Conference: Lost in Translation Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, CA Friday, November 3, 2017…
Rank this Week: 759

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Justices asked to reject government petition in ALJ case

    Justices asked to reject government petition in ALJ case
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.David Bandimere filed an opposition to the government’s bid to persuade the Supreme Court to decide the question of whether the SEC’s administrative law judges are appointed consistent with the U.S.…
  • Oct 16

    CFTC chairman, EC VP agree to common approach on trading venue, margin requirement equivalence

    CFTC chairman, EC VP agree to common approach on trading venue, margin requirement equivalence
    By Brad Rosen, J.D.In a significant development towards cross border harmonization with the European Commission, CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo announced that the CFTC has agreed to a common approach with the European Commission…
  • Oct 13

    SEC committee considers promises and pitfalls of distributed ledger technologie

    SEC committee considers promises and pitfalls of distributed ledger technologie
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.A morning session of the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee tackled cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology (DLT) and the implications of these emerging technologies on the securities markets. A group of…
Rank this Week: 450

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Oct 17

    Nuedexta: “Little Red Pill”

    Nuedexta: “Little Red Pill”
    CNN had a great article on the menace of a “little red pill” pushed on nursing home residents.  “The maker of a little red pill intended to treat a rare condition is raking in hundreds of millions of dollars a year as…
  • Oct 16

    Trump Cost U.S. Almost $200 Billion

    Trump Cost U.S. Almost $200 Billion
    Bloomberg reported the recent maneuver by Trump to sabotage ObamaCare as the law of the land.  Trump is halting subsidies which will cost the government almost $200 billion more on health insurance.  It all adds up to…
  • Oct 16

    “Alzheimer’s Tsunami”

    “Alzheimer’s Tsunami”
    The Huffington Post reported on Medicaid cuts in Iowa.  “The aging population is fueling what some health experts call an “Alzheimer’s tsunami” for which Iowa, and the rest of the nation, is…
Rank this Week: 483

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 17

    Celebrating Selena

    Celebrating Selena
    Today, Google premiered their first-ever Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle, an animated singing cartoon of the late Mexican-American singer designed to celebrate the life and legacy of one of Latin music's most formidable stars. October 17,…
  • Oct 17

    More Analysis of Dimaya and Jenning

    More Analysis of Dimaya and Jenning
    The World and Everything In It Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat 7:30 24:26 In this podcast, Mary Reichard discusses the Supreme Court oral arguments rights in Sessions v. Dimaya and Jennings v. Rodriguez. KJ Related articles At the…
  • Oct 17

    Immigration Article of the Day: Deferred Action and the Discretionary State: Migration, Precarity and Resistance

    Immigration Article of the Day: Deferred Action and the Discretionary State: Migration, Precarity and Resistance
    Susan Bibler Coutin Deferred Action and the Discretionary State: Migration, Precarity and Resistance Susan Bibler Coutin, Sameer M. Ashar, Jennifer M. Chacón , Stephen Lee Abstract In the United States, the lives of undocumented people have…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Oct 17

    Tuesday Talk*: The Land of the Free?

    Tuesday Talk*: The Land of the Free?
    Do Millennials fear freedom? Well, not you, of course, but those other Millennials. Young Americans seem to be losing faith in freedom. Why? According to the World Values Survey, only about 30 percent of Americans born after 1980 believe it…
  • Oct 17

    Buying Bombast: The Preet Syndrome

    Buying Bombast: The Preet Syndrome
    For many of us who didn’t wake up to the criminal justice system on November 9, 2016, the elevation of former Southern District of New York United States Attorney Preet Bharara to progressive hero was like a bad joke. Preet? Seriously?…
  • Oct 16

    Bennett: The Art of Impeachment With A Prior Inconsistent Statement

    Bennett: The Art of Impeachment With A Prior Inconsistent Statement
    After some 400 jury trials, I have seen many attempts to impeach witness testimony – sometimes successful, sometimes not. There are many techniques one can use to impeach a witness with an inconsistent prior response. Trial lawyers tend…
Rank this Week: 82

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Weinstein case highlights problem of “ostriching” harassment

    Weinstein case highlights problem of “ostriching” harassment
    It’s been a busy few days in employment-law land, with the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case dominating the headlines. What have we learned? Weinstein is an (alleged) (do I really need to add this qualifier?) serial harasser,…
  • Oct 16

    There is no *good* reason to be anti-LGBTQ right

    There is no *good* reason to be anti-LGBTQ right
    Last week I presented a webinar entitled, “The Top 10 Employee Handbook Mistakes.” I discussed, among other policies, missing at-will disclaimers, salary discussion bans, failing to define the FMLA leave-year, inflexible…
  • Oct 13

    WIRTW #480 (the “another Fake ID” edition)

    WIRTW #480 (the “another Fake ID” edition)
    Indulge me, as this morning I once again take off my employment-law blogger hat, and replace it with my proud dad / music blogger hat. Fake ID had quite the successful opening weekend of music. They started last Saturday night rocking The…
Rank this Week: 289

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Oct 17

    China’s Rising Geolegal Sphere

    China’s Rising Geolegal Sphere
    by Malcolm Jorgensen by Malcolm Jorgensen [Malcolm Jorgensen is a Research Fellow at the Berlin Potsdam Research Group “International Law–Rise or Decline?”] In their new book The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to…
  • Oct 8

    Events and Announcements: October 8, 2017

    Events and Announcements: October 8, 2017
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Call for Papers The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre is a journal specialised in matters of interest for both civilian and military legal advisors…
  • Oct 6

    Upcoming Event on UN Accountability

    Upcoming Event on UN Accountability
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon I am pleased to announce an upcoming experts workshop on UN Accountability on October 19 at Seton Hall Law School. This workshop will explore the liability of International Organizations for international…
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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    New California Law Bars State Role In Any Future "Muslim Registry"

    New California Law Bars State Role In Any Future "Muslim Registry"
    On Sunday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 31, the California Religious Freedom Act (full text).  As reported by Law Newz, the bill prevents any participation by local or state agencies in any federal "Muslim Registry"…
  • Oct 17

    Government Settles 13 Contraceptive Mandate Case

    Government Settles 13 Contraceptive Mandate Case
    According to a press release from Thomas Aquinas College, last Friday 74 plaintiffs in 13 cases around the United States entered a settlement agreement with the federal government in their lawsuits seeking religious exemptions from the…
  • Oct 17

    Christian School's Zoning Exclusion Did Not Violate RLUIPA

    Christian School's Zoning Exclusion Did Not Violate RLUIPA
    In Tree of Life Christian Schools v. City of Upper Arlington, (SD OH, Oct. 13, 2017), an Ohio federal district court held that Upper Arlington, Ohio's zoning law as applied to a Christian school did not violate the equal terms provision…
Rank this Week: 73

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

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: 6

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Oct 17

    Raban on Non-Constitutional Judicial Review

    Raban on Non-Constitutional Judicial Review
    Ofer Raban (University of Oregon - School of Law) has posted Constitutional But Legally Invalid: On the Practice of Interpretive Judicial Review on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper argues that courts regularly employ a form of…
  • Oct 17

    Laplante on Human Rights Tort

    Laplante on Human Rights Tort
    Lisa J. Laplante (New England Law | Boston) has posted Human Torts (Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Human Torts is the first article to describe how ordinary municipal tort lawsuits in...
  • Oct 16

    Geiger on Freedom of Artistic Creativity & Copyright

    Geiger on Freedom of Artistic Creativity & Copyright
    Christophe Geiger (Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI) has posted Freedom of Artistic Creativity and Copyright Law: A Compatible Combination? (UC Irvine Law Review 2018, Volume 8, Issue 3, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Copyright…
Rank this Week: 21

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Oct 17

    Both Motions Fail; One Side Rejoices More Than The Other

    Both Motions Fail; One Side Rejoices More Than The Other
    Ragunandan v Donado  2017 NY Slip Op 04306 [150 AD3d 1289]  May 31, 2017 Appellate Division, Second Department is a case in which both sides moved for summary judgment.  In Supreme Court, the attorney won.  On…
  • Oct 13

    “I Was Really Out Of It” Can Be A Valid Excuse

    “I Was Really Out Of It” Can Be A Valid Excuse
    There are few really good excuses in life.  “The dog ate my ___” is one classic.  “Traffic” can serve as a reasonable excuse.  Temporary psychological inability to defend oneself does not seem like a…
  • Oct 12

    Some Interesting Points on Continuous Representation

    Some Interesting Points on Continuous Representation
    An elderly couple sells some real estate and want to insulate the proceeds for estate planning purposes, specifically Medicare planning.  They have to make the transaction such that they keep the proceeds and shield them from a 5 year…
Rank this Week: 119

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Oct 17

    10 Client Development Planning Activities to Incorporate Now

    10 Client Development Planning Activities to Incorporate Now
    Earlier this year a law firm marketing director asked me: Cordell, what should be included in our client development training program? Almost 10 years ago, I wrote a Practical Lawyer article Unlocking The Secrets To Developing Your…
  • Oct 12

    Why You Should Consider an Industry Based Practice

    Why You Should Consider an Industry Based Practice
    I recently posted a blog about developing a niche practice, and included one of my favorite quotes: If you market to everyone, you market to no one. A lawyer I coached a few years ago asked that I expand on why he should consider an industry…
  • Oct 10

    A Coaching Session with Cordell: Answer These Question

    A Coaching Session with Cordell: Answer These Question
    Ok, suppose you and I had an in person coaching session today: What might we cover? In advance of our coaching session, I would ask you to send me agenda topics you want to brainstorm with me. I ask for those topics in case I need to do any…
Rank this Week: 897

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 17

    Technology Remains an Afterthought for Many Within the Legal System

    Technology Remains an Afterthought for Many Within the Legal System
    Back in late September, the Court of the Future Network, in partnership with the Institut des hautes études sur la justice and the Cyberjustice Laboratory, organised its annual Court tour which – this year – took place in…
  • Oct 17

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Practice New Lawyers: Document All Client Interactions Ian Hu New lawyers,…
  • Oct 16

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
Rank this Week: 28

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 17

    Hickman: Altera Meets Chamber Of Commerce

    Hickman: Altera Meets Chamber Of Commerce
    TaxProf Blog op-ed: Altera Meets Chamber of Commerce, by Kristin Hickman (Minnesota): Last week, a Ninth Circuit panel heard oral arguments in the government’s appeal from Altera Corp. & Subs. v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. 91 (2015).…
  • Oct 17

    Harvard Law Review Elects First Ever Majority Female Cla

    Harvard Law Review Elects First Ever Majority Female Cla
    Harvard Crimson, Law Review Elects First Ever Majority Female Class: The Harvard Law Review selected more female editors than male editors to join the prestigious journal’s ranks this summer, welcoming a majority-female class for the first…
  • Oct 17

    The Problem Of Taxpayer Communications And The Return Receipt Requirement

    The Problem Of Taxpayer Communications And The Return Receipt Requirement
    Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate (as if you did not know), had a great blog last week describing a really cool study her office conducted on how to improve taxpayer compliance with the Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC ... again, as if…
Rank this Week: 26

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: 33