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Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 12

    Seiner's New Book On SCOTUS LEL

    Seiner's New Book On SCOTUS LEL
    A huge congratulations to Joe Seiner (South Carolina) on the publication this week by Cambridge University Press of his book The Supreme Court's New Workplace: Procedural Rulings and Substantive Worker Rights in the United States. Here's the…
  • Sep 12

    Zelinsky on ERISA Preemption

    Zelinsky on ERISA Preemption
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just published, at 34 Hoifstra JLEL 301 (2017), ERISA Preemption After Gobielle v. Liberty Mutual: Completing the Retrenchment of Shaw. Here's the take-away: There were other courses which the Gobeille Court…
  • Sep 11

    Briefing Paper on Mexican Labour Reform

    Briefing Paper on Mexican Labour Reform
    Thanks to Tequila Brooks for passing along this information on recent labor reforms to Mexico's Constitution: Canadian NGO Maquiladora Solidarity Network has published a great briefing Briefing Paper on recent labor reforms to Mexico's…
Rank this Week: 46

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Reality Sets in for Federal Courts: The Travel Ban Was a ‘Temporary Pause’

    Reality Sets in for Federal Courts: The Travel Ban Was a ‘Temporary Pause’
    After eight months, thousands of pages of briefing and three Supreme Court orders, the Trump administration has reiterated what had been its position all along: that a pause on the entry of immigrants from certain at-risk countries was needed…
  • Sep 25

    The New Travel Ban: Undermining the Immigration and Nationality Act

    The New Travel Ban: Undermining the Immigration and Nationality Act
    On September 24, President Trump issued a proclamation replacing Executive Order (EO) 13780 that is currently before the Supreme Court—albeit with oral argument cancelled pending briefs from both sides on whether the new proclamation…
  • Sep 25

    Cross-Border Data Access Primer

    Cross-Border Data Access Primer
    “Bad for public safety, bad for companies, and bad for privacy,” declared Paddy McGuinness, the United Kingdom’s deputy national security advisor about the current U.S.-U.K. cross-border data access system at a recent…
Rank this Week: 47

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 25

    Barnette at 75

    Barnette at 75
    John Q. Barrett reminds us that next June is the 75th anniversary of West Virginia Bd. of Educ. v. Barnette, which makes the short list of most important First Amendment decisions, both for its principles and its rhetoric. Given everything…
  • Sep 25

    Reputational Scores: Yet Another Idea for Reforming the Law Review Submission Proce

    Reputational Scores: Yet Another Idea for Reforming the Law Review Submission Proce
    Like a lot of others out there, I find the expedite game quite distasteful. Also like some others, I've been tossing around some ideas for fixing it. Some recent ideas from others include having faculty publish only in their home…
  • Sep 25

    Corpus Linguistics Re-Redux

    Corpus Linguistics Re-Redux
    Since my last post on Corpus Linguistics two weeks ago, several things have happened in the corpus linguistics world that I’d like to discuss: Stephen Mouritsen posted a significant and substantive response to several of my questions. (His…
Rank this Week: 48

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 49

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Sep 6

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
Rank this Week: 50

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 51

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Sep 25

    The Patent Venue Fight: The Final Chapter?

    The Patent Venue Fight: The Final Chapter?
    In previous posts here and here, I've describe the fallout from the Supreme Court's TC Heartland decision, which began to break up the Eastern District of Texas' hold on a large share of district court patent litigation. As further…
  • Sep 25

    The Deportation of Rasmea Odeh: Two Newspapers, Same Event, Different Storie

    The Deportation of Rasmea Odeh: Two Newspapers, Same Event, Different Storie
    Following her guilty plea to naturalization fraud and subsequent revocation of citizenship, Rasmea Odeh departed the United States last Tuesday, on a flight from Chicago's O'Hare to Amman, Jordan. Her supporters held one last rally in the…
  • Sep 22

    Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

    Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
    On October 12 and 13 William and Mary Law School will host the 14th annual Brigham Kanner Property Rights Conference. David L. Callies of the University of Hawaii Law School is this year's honoree. The program, which looks absolutely…
Rank this Week: 53

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 52

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: 54

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: 55

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question
    Get answers to your bed sore question and how to bring a nursing home lawsuit in Maryland
  • Sep 13

    Birth Injury Claims on Behalf of Military Parents | New Opinion

    Birth Injury Claims on Behalf of Military Parents | New Opinion
    I stumbled across a just brutal 9th Circuit opinion in S.H. v. United States earlier this year. This case reversed a $10 million verdict in a birth injury case, finding that the foreign country exception bars plaintiffs’ Federal Tort…
  • Aug 9

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?
    How much is an injury case worth in Maryland? Jury Verdict Research published a new Maryland specific study on the median compensation awards for car, truck and motorcycle accidents. In cases that go to trial, the median recovery was $11,328.…
Rank this Week: 56

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 25

    Why It’s So Hard for Americans to Save for Retirement

    Why It’s So Hard for Americans to Save for Retirement
    Ted Benna, considered by many to be the father of the 401(k), is still striving to make it easier for ordinary Americans to save for retirement. Despite numerous retirement options available to the average worker, many reach retirement age…
  • Sep 25

    Jerry Lewis Excludes His Six Sons from His Will

    Jerry Lewis Excludes His Six Sons from His Will
    Jerry Lewis, who passed away in August at age 91, has apparently excluded his six sons and his first wife, Patti Palmer, from inheriting as beneficiaries from his estate. The pertinent portion of the will reads: “I have intentionally…
  • Sep 24

    Alan Thicke’s Widow Scores Court Win Against Sons…for Now

    Alan Thicke’s Widow Scores Court Win Against Sons…for Now
    Tanya Callau, Alan Thicke’s widow, won a brief victory in court over Thicke’s sons, Robin and Brennan. The boys originally alleged that Callau was preparing to challenge the prenuptial agreement she had signed with Thicke, and they…
Rank this Week: 63

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 62

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Family Sustains Injuries in Santa Ana Hit and Run Accident

    Family Sustains Injuries in Santa Ana Hit and Run Accident
    Police are searching for two vehicles, which they say were involved in a hit-and-run crash in Santa Ana that left a family injured. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of September 21,…
  • Sep 20

    Nine Injured in Two Separate Orange County Car Accident

    Nine Injured in Two Separate Orange County Car Accident
    Nine people were injured in two separate car accidents within minutes of each other on the 91 Freeway near Knott Avenue in Buena Park early morning on September 17, 2017. According to The Orange County Register, the first accident was…
  • Sep 5

    Seven Injured in Downtown Los Angeles Bus Accident

    Seven Injured in Downtown Los Angeles Bus Accident
    Seven people were injured, two of them seriously, in a bus accident when a Los Angeles Metro bus collided with a SUV in downtown Los Angeles early morning on August 30, 2017. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred near Broadway…
Rank this Week: 60

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Sep 25

    Not the swiftest

    Not the swiftest
    It is so tiring.  But that, to some extent, is what they’re counting on. Taylor Swift abusing trademark, again, of course.  And everyone else not understanding that the nature of...
  • Sep 18

    Secondary trademark liability: Third party counterfeiting as proof of knowledge?

    Secondary trademark liability: Third party counterfeiting as proof of knowledge?
    QUERY:  Are sales of counterfeit products other than those of the plaintiff valid proof of a defendant’s “knowledge” in a contributory trademark infringement case? That question typically arises in the...
  • Sep 15

    You got privacy in my policy! No, YOU got policy in MY privacy!

    You got privacy in my policy! No, YOU got policy in MY privacy!
    Originally posted 2010-07-15 08:25:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMindful always of my civic duty, my unique relation to humanity, and legal webby things, I’ve updated the LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® privacy policy....
Rank this Week: 59

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Sep 24

    I thought we were exclusive? Some issues with the Hague Convention on Choice of Court, Brussels Ia and Brexit

    I thought we were exclusive? Some issues with the Hague Convention on Choice of Court, Brussels Ia and Brexit
    This blog post is by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed (Lancaster University) and Professor Paul Beaumont (University of Aberdeen). It presents a condensed version of their article in the August 2017 issue of the Journal of Private International…
  • Sep 19

    International Congress, Call for Paper

    International Congress, Call for Paper
    The Private International Law Group from the School of Law of Carlos III University of Madrid (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, www.uc3m.es) is delighted to announce its International Congress on matters of matrimonial property regimes and…
  • Sep 19

    Child & Family Law Quarterly: Special Brexit Issue

    Child & Family Law Quarterly: Special Brexit Issue
    Back in March the Child & Family Law Quarterly together with Cambridge Family Law hosted a conference on the impact of Brexit on international family law (see our previous post). Some of the academic papers that were presented at this…
Rank this Week: 61

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 1

    Smith & Nephew hip lawsuit settlement

    Smith & Nephew hip lawsuit settlement
    Smith & Nephew hip lawsuit settlement. Over the past ten years, metal on metal (MOM) hip implants have been criticized over their increased risk of premature failure and another serious complication known as metallosis. Smith & Nephew…
  • Aug 30

    Johnson and Johnson Pinnacle hip trial

    Johnson and Johnson Pinnacle hip trial
    Johnson and Johnson Pinnacle hip trials. According to the latest court order issued on August 25, the latest round of Johnson and Johnson DePuy Pinnacle hip failure trials are set to start in early September. Johnson and Johnson Pinnacle hip…
  • Aug 30

    Invokana Amputation Settlement Lawsuit

    Invokana Amputation Settlement Lawsuit
    Invokana Amputation Settlement Lawsuit. In order to qualify for an Invokana or Invokamet amputation lawsuit settlement, a patient must have taken Invokana or Invokamet and developed serious amputation side effects involving toes, feet or leg…
Rank this Week: 58

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?
    After twenty years of marriage, the best family vacation ever, or one of your usual fights, your spouse says, “I want a divorce.” You feel a thump in your chest like your heart hit your rib cage. The blood coursing through your…
  • Jul 24

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?
    You’re negotiating a separation or divorce agreement, and your spouse offers to pay you $X monthly for X years in exchange for your ownership interest in the house, retirement account, stock options or some other valuable asset. Should…
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
Rank this Week: 57

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Italian Supreme Court confirms availability of copyright protection to TV format

    Italian Supreme Court confirms availability of copyright protection to TV format
    The TV format at the centre of the case decided by the Supreme CourtTV formats may be incredibly valuable, and be sold in franchise in several countries. As a result, also disputes relating to TV formats may be complex, lengthy and with…
  • Sep 25

    Book Review : What if we could reimagine copyright?

    Book Review : What if we could reimagine copyright?
    Let's fix copyright.Artwork by Prime Altemus Have you ever wondered 'what if we could rewrite copyright' but did not let your imagination run wild, thinking that copyright law was a lost cause anyway? If so, Giblin and Weatherall's…
  • 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)…
Rank this Week: 64

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Nothing is really original in a strong sense?

    Nothing is really original in a strong sense?
    In passing, on the subject of plagiarism, note There is no such thing as plagiarism so you can’t possibly be guilty of it which includes the text:Nothing is really original in a strong sense, everything is derivative, recycled or…
  • Sep 24

    CBS Sunday Morning starts new season on Sept. 24, 2017

    CBS Sunday Morning starts new season on Sept. 24, 2017
    Jane Pauley, in a green dress, started the new season in the old set, but quickly appeared on the new set, marking the first change of set in the history of "CBS Sunday Morning."The cover story by Susan Spencer, titled -- What's in a name?…
  • Sep 23

    Inequitable conduct case in ND Ill

    Inequitable conduct case in ND Ill
    The outcome in Felt v. Beacon, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154714 (DJ SHARON JOHNSON COLEMAN) :Based on the foregoing, this Court again finds that Feit fails to meet its burden to show that Nilssen made a materially false misrepresentation to the…
Rank this Week: 66

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 65

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: 68

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: 67

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/
  • 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...
  • Aug 6

    James Henderson on the Impropriety of Punitive Damages in Mass Tort

    James Henderson on the Impropriety of Punitive Damages in Mass Tort
    Professor James Henderson (Cornell Law) has posted to SSRN his article, The Impropriety of Punitive Damages in Mass Torts, 52 Ga. L. Rev. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: Punitive damages have been around for centuries in classic…
Rank this Week: 69

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 25

    People Power Is Taking the Voting Rights Fight to Kris Kobach

    People Power Is Taking the Voting Rights Fight to Kris Kobach
    The ACLU's 50-state voting rights campaign will start in Kansas, where Kobach's voter suppression efforts have created chaos. Donald Trump is obsessed with proving that voter fraud is a huge problem in the United States, not only to justify…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 74

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 24

    Views on Venue -- Take Two: Did the District of Delaware Get It Right?

    Views on Venue -- Take Two: Did the District of Delaware Get It Right?
    By Andrew Williams -- We recently reported that Chief Judge Stark of the District of Delaware interpreted the second prong of the patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b), in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Mylan because the first prong…
  • Sep 24

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    September 26, 2017 - "USPTO on Restriction Practice, Terminal Disclaimers, and Patent Term Adjustment" (Intellectual Property Owners Association) - 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET) September 26, 2017 - "Best Practices for Safeguarding University IP When…
  • Sep 23

    Webcast on Negotiating IP Right

    Webcast on Negotiating IP Right
    Strafford will be offering a webcast on "Negotiating IP Rights in Industry Sponsored Research Agreements -- Structuring Ownership, Licensing, Assignment, Confidentiality, Publication and Use Provisions" on September 28, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:30…
Rank this Week: 72

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    It stinks to high heaven: knockoff fragrances infringing, diluting, falsely advertised, but not counterfeit

    It stinks to high heaven: knockoff fragrances infringing, diluting, falsely advertised, but not counterfeit
    Coty Inc. v. Excell Brands, LLC, No. 15-CV-7029, 2017 WL 4155402 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 18, 2017)Coty and a number of other producers and distributors of well-known fragrances sued Excell, which produced cheap “versions” of Coty’s…
  • Sep 22

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"
    Not Dead Yet Manufacturing Inc. v. Pride Solutions, LLC, 2017 WL 4150720, No. 13 C 3418 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 19, 2017)Patent case with a side order of false advertising.  NDY owns patents concerning ‘quick connect and disconnect’…
  • Sep 21

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure
    American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, No. 16-16072 (9th Cir. Sept. 19, 2017) Plaintiffs challenged a SF ordinance requiring warnings about the health effects of certain sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on certain…
Rank this Week: 75

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: 73

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: 70

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 71

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 25

    Chesapeake Conservancy joins 1% for the Planet Network

    Chesapeake Conservancy joins 1% for the Planet Network
    The Chesapeake Conservancy was accepted Monday as a nonprofit partner of the 1% for the Planet network, an initiative that connects businesses, individuals, and nonprofits to accelerate environmental giving. The 1% for the Planet…
  • Sep 25

    Warschawski wins small firm of the year award

    Warschawski wins small firm of the year award
    Warschawski, the Baltimore-based advertising and marketing firm, was named U.S. Small Firm of the Year by PR News at an awards luncheon at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Warschawski was selected from 15 national finalists based on…
  • Sep 25

    Van Hollen to touch on HUD budget cuts in east Baltimore

    Van Hollen to touch on HUD budget cuts in east Baltimore
    U.S. Sen. Christopher Van Hollen, D-Md., will deliver the keynote address at the Community Development Network of Maryland’s annual meeting and awards luncheon Friday. Van Hollen is expected address potential U.S. Department of Housing…
Rank this Week: 77

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 76

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Dale Krueger Permanently Barred from Securities Industry

    Dale Krueger Permanently Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA Bars Dale Krueger for Alleged Collectible Medal Investment Scheme According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Dale Krueger has been barred from the securities industry. FINRA alleges Krueger, formerly of Moloney…
  • Sep 22

    KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT Tender Offer $6.19/share

    KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT Tender Offer $6.19/share
    Mackenzie Capital Extends Tender offer to Investors of KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT The White Law Group continues to file FINRA arbitration claims involving non-traded REITs such as KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT. KBS Legacy…
  • Sep 21

    Astenbeck Masters Commodities Fund II Investigation

    Astenbeck Masters Commodities Fund II Investigation
    Investment Losses in Astenbeck Master Commodities Fund II Did you suffer losses investing in Astenbeck Master Commodities Fund at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able…
Rank this Week: 79

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: 78

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/
  • Sep 25

    The silly op-ed about "bourgeois values" and culture by two law professors...

    The silly op-ed about "bourgeois values" and culture by two law professors...
    ...has generated another quite detailed and devastating analysis by a Penn law professor.
  • Sep 25

    Thus spake Heinrich Heine

    Thus spake Heinrich Heine
    As memorably quoted by Freud in Civilization and Its Discontents: Mine is a most peaceable disposition. My wishes are: a humble cottage with a thatched roof, but a good bed, good food, the freshest milk and butter, flowers before my...
  • Sep 25

    Fascists in state legislature in Nebraska target English professor in latest fake controversy

    Fascists in state legislature in Nebraska target English professor in latest fake controversy
    CHE has a good account (though behind a paywall), but here's the crux of it: By some measures, the protest that occurred at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln on August 25 was relatively minor: Courtney Lawton, a graduate student...
Rank this Week: 82

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 83

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/
  • Sep 25

    A primer on conservative messaging for indigent defense reform

    A primer on conservative messaging for indigent defense reform
    At the Marshall Project, Alysia Santo has a story titled, "How conservatives learned to love free lawyers for the poor," telling the story of an Idaho legislator and conservative activist who successfully spearheaded indigent defense reforms…
  • Sep 23

    Public defender for appeals would reduce waste, increase efficiency, protect right

    Public defender for appeals would reduce waste, increase efficiency, protect right
    Lots of appeals in Texas' criminal-court system are filed pro se by people who lack representation, and often they make procedural errors that prevent the courts from ever considering the merits of their case. Here's an example.My podcast…
  • Sep 22

    Austin's police contract among worst in nation from accountability standpoint, says Campaign Zero cofounder

    Austin's police contract among worst in nation from accountability standpoint, says Campaign Zero cofounder
    Campaign Zero's Sam Sinyangwe was in town this week to lobby the Austin City Council for reforms in its meet and confer agreement, fresh off of being honored  at Forbes 30 Under 30 gathering (and trolling Warren Buffet on Twitter in…
Rank this Week: 81

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court
    Some of the most frequent questions we get are “Why does the other side need to know how much money I have in my bank account?” or “What difference does it make how much I have in my retirement account?” These…
  • Aug 18

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court
    When a couple with a high net-worth begins the divorce process, the monetary value of their assets will automatically add another layer of complexity to already immensely difficult time for their family. While you may often read that the…
  • Aug 16

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement
    Our team of family law attorneys is used to hearing the words “equitable division” or “equitable apportionment,” but they can be confusing to our clients. Too often, a misunderstanding of the law can lead one or both…
Rank this Week: 80

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 84

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 88

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 92

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 25

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech
    Heidi Kitrosser, The Special Value of Public Employee Speech, 2015 Sup. Ct. Rev. 301 (2016).Helen NortonSuppose the United States elected a president with authoritarian tendencies. Imagine that the president regularly attacked and undermined…
  • Sep 22

    Contracting for the Public Good

    Contracting for the Public Good
    Patience A. Crowder, Impact Transaction: Lawyering for the Public Good through Collective Impact Agreements, 49 Ind. L. Rev. 621 (2016).Eboni NelsonAlthough contracts may not immediately come to mind when one considers measures by which to…
  • Sep 21

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review
    Wendy Wagner, William West, Thomas McGarity & Lisa Peters, Dynamic Rulemaking, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 183 (2017), available at SSRN.Christopher WalkerRetrospective review remains a hot topic in administrative law. The Administrative Conference…
Rank this Week: 86

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

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

    Contaminated Hands Caused Bayshore Salmonella Outbreak

    Contaminated Hands Caused Bayshore Salmonella Outbreak
    According to news reports, two people were hospitalized as a result of a Salmonella outbreak at a Duluth nursing facility last month, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. All told, 15 people became ill in mid-August at Bayshore…
  • Sep 24

    Legionnaires’ disease hits SilverCreek in Minnesota

    Legionnaires’ disease hits SilverCreek in Minnesota
    The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is working with Hennepin County Public Health, the City of Maple Grove and other partners to investigate two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in residents at the SilverCreek on Main facility in…
  • Sep 21

    Michigan has a Hepatitis A Problem

    Michigan has a Hepatitis A Problem
    Baked goods sold at the Meijer in Mount Pleasant could be contaminated with Hepatitis A, state officials warned on Thursday. A bakery worker from the store at 1015 Pickard St. tested positive for Hepatitis A on Thursday. Anyone who ate items…
Rank this Week: 85

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 22

    South Carolina Journal of International Law and Busine

    South Carolina Journal of International Law and Busine
    The South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business wants you to know that they are still accepting articles for publication for the 2017-2018 academic year. If you are considering publishing an article in international law or…
  • Sep 20

    International Law Weekend 2017

    International Law Weekend 2017
    For readers of this blog, EVERY weekend should be an International Law Weekend, but the official "International Law Weekend" will be October 19-21, 2017 in New York City. Registration is open and the program is available at the home…
  • Sep 19

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hiring for a newly created position: Director of Bar Success and Academic Support. The job posting, which includes a detailed position description, qualifications for the position, and information…
Rank this Week: 91

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Ousted Arizona Sheriff Pardoned by Trump

    Ousted Arizona Sheriff Pardoned by Trump
    That an outlier POTUS like Trump would pardon a firebrand like former Maricopa [Arizona] County Sheriff Joe Arpaigo should surprise no one; they're views are tightly aligned on the illegal immigration issue. It's just that, in this case, the…
  • Aug 17

    Cancer Survivor Sues Apartment Complex Over Second-Hand Smoke

    Cancer Survivor Sues Apartment Complex Over Second-Hand Smoke
    Phyllis Davis is an asthmatic cancer survivor who has many other serious health conditions. She filed a lawsuit last month in federal court claiming that the second-hand cigarette smoke from a neighbor's apartment is making her sick.The…
  • Aug 4

    Teenage Assisted Suicide Texter Sentenced to Jail

    Teenage Assisted Suicide Texter Sentenced to Jail
    Photo courtesy of the NYTWe've been tracking this sad but interesting case for over a year. The case involves a series of texts [literally thousands] a teenager sent to her friend who was contemplating suicide; the decedent was on-the-fence,…
Rank this Week: 90