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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: 2

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Sep 19

    The Vietnam War and Its Constitutional Legacy – Part I

    The Vietnam War and Its Constitutional Legacy – Part I
    This is the first of several articles that Constitution Daily will publish on the constitutional legacy of the war in Vietnam, with each article focused on a theme that is being explored in episodes this week and next of the PBS documentary,…
  • Sep 19

    Video:  Constitution Day Address by Rod Rosenstein

    Video:  Constitution Day Address by Rod Rosenstein
    U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discusses the Constitution and justice in America at a special Constitution Day (observed) event.
  • Sep 18

    Live Now: Constitution Day web chat for school

    Live Now: Constitution Day web chat for school
    As part of our Constitution Day celebration, we host a live chat with schools all across America with about 3,000 questions from classrooms each year.
Rank this Week: 713

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    TTAB Test: Is FARM TO TABLE Merely Descriptive of Wines?

    TTAB Test: Is FARM TO TABLE Merely Descriptive of Wines?
    The USPTO refused to register the mark FARM TO TABLE, finding it merely descriptive of "wines" under Section 2(e)(1), and also concluding that it failed to function as a trademark under Sections 1, 2, and 45 of the Trademark Act. Applicant…
  • Sep 18

    TTAB Denies Fraud Claim But Sustains SUNDICATORS Section 2(d) Opposition

    TTAB Denies Fraud Claim But Sustains SUNDICATORS Section 2(d) Opposition
    The Board sustained this Section 2(d) opposition, finding applicant's mark SUNDICATORS likely to cause confusion with opposer's mark SUN/DICATORS, both for sun awareness products that measure UV radiation and alert the user to reapply…
  • Sep 15

    TTAB Test: How Would You Decide These Three Recent Section 2(d) Appeals?

    TTAB Test: How Would You Decide These Three Recent Section 2(d) Appeals?
    Here are three Section 2(d) appeals decided two days ago. Third-party use and registration evidence played a significant role in each case. At least one of the appeals resulted in reversal of the involved refusal(s), but not all three.…
Rank this Week: 424

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 19

    States’ boycotts of states, cont’d

    States’ boycotts of states, cont’d
    “California state university researchers are banned from using funds to travel to Texas to study Harvey’s aftermath.” — Joshua McCabe on Twitter. The guidelines from California Attorney General Xavier Becerra do cite…
  • Sep 18

    On the bottom of an Emmy

    On the bottom of an Emmy
    You’ve won an Emmy! But now comes the fine print [Janina Gavankar on Twitter via @thrillscience] Wanna see what the bottom of an Emmy says? pic.twitter.com/Wk2Pb1aDWk — janina gavankar (@Janina) September 18, 2017 Tags:…
  • Sep 18

    “The ABA has often fancied itself a bulwark of due process…”

    “The ABA has often fancied itself a bulwark of due process…”
    Given the historic role it has frequently played as advocate of due process, it’s curious that the American Bar Association now is fine with ex parte gun confiscation orders [Trevor Burrus and Matthew Larosiere, Forbes] Tags: bar…
Rank this Week: 19

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Sep 19

    Magic Business Development Pill for Lawyer

    Magic Business Development Pill for Lawyer
    A number of years ago, a good friend shared what he considers the "magic business development pill." It's simple. There are only two ingredients: 1) Make your conversation all about the client or potential client) and keep it about them;…
  • Sep 19

    Magic Business Development Pill for Lawyer

    Magic Business Development Pill for Lawyer
    A number of years ago, a good friend shared what he considers the "magic business development pill." It's simple. There are only two ingredients: 1) Make your conversation all about the client or potential client) and keep it about them;…
  • Sep 18

    Six Ways to Make Clients Happy to Pay Your Bill

    Six Ways to Make Clients Happy to Pay Your Bill
    No one likes to pay bills. Even when the service or product we are paying for was way more valuable than the actual dollar amount on the invoice, we humans just hate to see the money out the door. And that natural resistance to doling out the…
Rank this Week: 708

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: 262

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 19

    The Making and the Breaking of the Legend of Robert E. Lee: Musical Reference Edition [UPDATED]

    The Making and the Breaking of the Legend of Robert E. Lee: Musical Reference Edition [UPDATED]
    Eric Foner's outstanding essay in the New York Times Book Review begins: In the Band’s popular song “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” an ex-Confederate soldier refers to Robert E. Lee as “the very best.” It is difficult to...
  • Sep 18

    Florida Coastal Survives Irma, But Can it Survive Its Latest Bar Results?

    Florida Coastal Survives Irma, But Can it Survive Its Latest Bar Results?
    Just when things in Jacksonville were starting to return to normal after Hurricane Irma, another disaster has struck, and this time, it's man-made. Like Irma, this disaster, popularly known as the Florida Bar Exam, the results of which were…
  • Sep 18

    Washburn Dean Search Announcement

    Washburn Dean Search Announcement
    Washburn University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Washburn University School of Law. The Law School is recognized for its outstanding teaching and faculty scholarship and its commitment to public…
Rank this Week: 30

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Sep 19

    Fifth Colonial Frontier Legal Writing Conference: Drafting Statutes and Rules: Pedagogy, Practice, And Politic

    Fifth Colonial Frontier Legal Writing Conference: Drafting Statutes and Rules: Pedagogy, Practice, And Politic
    Last week, I linked to the Forward of the Fifth Colonial Frontier Legal Writing Conference: Drafting Statutes and Rules: Pedagogy, Practice, And Politics. Here is the table of contents for the conference: · Jan M. Levine, “Foreword: Fifth…
  • Sep 18

    Florida Bar Results Prove Effectiveness of Legal Education Reform Techniques!

    Florida Bar Results Prove Effectiveness of Legal Education Reform Techniques!
    The Florida bar results are out, and Florida International University has the top rank for the fourth year in a row. (here) This is no coincidence; FIU has established a rigorous program of legal education. FIU's success proves that law...
  • Sep 18

    Networking is Not Enough

    Networking is Not Enough
    In this article, Valerie Rainford, formerly of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and now Head of Advancing Black Leaders & Diversity Advancement Strategies at JPMorgan Chase, offers advice on getting ahead. She says networking is not…
Rank this Week: 514

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Sep 19

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    New York Law School Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School, presents today as part of the Tuesday Scholarship Luncheon series.  
  • Sep 18

    Lecture

    Lecture
    University of Wisconsin Law School Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of California, presents today: Conflict, Institutions, and Public Law: Reflections on Twentieth Century America as a Developing…
  • Sep 15

    Symposium: Truth, Law and Public Discourse, Pittsburgh, PA

    Symposium: Truth, Law and Public Discourse, Pittsburgh, PA
    Duquesne University School of Law will host a symposium entitled “Truth, Law and Public Discourse” on November 16–17, 2017. From the announcement: From fake news to alternative facts, the American...
Rank this Week: 98

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
Rank this Week: 285

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
Rank this Week: 137

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 324

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    Review of “Cultures of War” by John W. Dower

    Review of “Cultures of War” by John W. Dower
    John Dower is one of our most respected historians, having won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his brilliant studies of the war against Japan in World War II. In Cultures of War, he again returns to Japan in WWII, this…
  • Sep 17

    September 17, 1952 – Charlie Chaplin Denied Re-Entry to U.S. After a Visit to London

    September 17, 1952 – Charlie Chaplin Denied Re-Entry to U.S. After a Visit to London
    On this day in history, the British film star Charlie Chaplin was told by the U.S. Government that he could not return to the U.S. until he could “prove his worth” to the United States. A month later, Chaplin was nominated for the…
  • Sep 15

    Review of “Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story” by Ken Mochizuki for kid

    Review of “Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story” by Ken Mochizuki for kid
    If you ever doubt your faith in mankind, this true story will restore it for you. Passage to Freedom tells the amazing story of Chiune Sugihara, who single-handedly saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis. His story was told by his son Hiroki…
Rank this Week: 535

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Final Update: Singe Vehicle Crash Eastbound I84 at 47 Near Cloverdale Overpa

    Final Update: Singe Vehicle Crash Eastbound I84 at 47 Near Cloverdale Overpa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Sep 18

    Update: Singe Vehicle Crash Eastbound I84 at 47 Near Cloverdale Overpa

    Update: Singe Vehicle Crash Eastbound I84 at 47 Near Cloverdale Overpa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Sep 18

    Singe vehicle crash wb I84 at 47 near Cloverdale overpa

    Singe vehicle crash wb I84 at 47 near Cloverdale overpa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 444

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Housing Law Casebook 7th edition by Nic Madge and Sam Madge-Wyld

    The Housing Law Casebook 7th edition by Nic Madge and Sam Madge-Wyld
    In my series on Law and Justice and elsewhere on this blog I talk about the complexity of our law and how hard it is for non-lawyers to understand it or know where to find it. This is particularly the case with our common law which is based…
  • Sep 17

    What are a tenants rights when the letting agent has lied to them about their property?

    What are a tenants rights when the letting agent has lied to them about their property?
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Claire who is a tenant. Noise and more noise. I moved into a flat four months ago which I was assured had no issues with noise or neighbours and feel I have been tricked into a 12 months lease.…
  • Sep 16

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 11 September

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 11 September
    We had a great workshop on Thursday with the wonderful Robert Brown talking about Block Management.  Spoiled only by a duck flying into the window (yes it really happened). We are now taking bookings for two more (hopefully duckless)…
Rank this Week: 219

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
Rank this Week: 152

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Sep 18

    Moving for relief from a conditional order of preclusion.

    Moving for relief from a conditional order of preclusion.
    Practice point:  To obtain relief from a conditional order of preclusion, the defaulting party must demonstrate a reasonable excuse for the failure to produce the requested items and the existence of a potentially meritorious claim or…
  • Sep 17

    Appellate review after a nonjury trial.

    Appellate review after a nonjury trial.
    Practice point:  In reviewing a determination made after a nonjury trial, the Appellate Division's authority is as broad as that of the trial court, and it may render the judgment it finds warranted by the facts, taking into account that…
  • Sep 15

    Summary judgment in a mortgage foreclosure action.

    Summary judgment in a mortgage foreclosure action.
    Practice point:  The moving plaintiff establishes a prima facie case through the production of the mortgage, the unpaid note, and evidence of default.  If the defendant puts standing at issue, the plaintiff must prove its…
Rank this Week: 209

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 646

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 18

    El burro que masticó un auto color naranja

    El burro que masticó un auto color naranja
    Un tribunal de Giessen, Hesse, Alemania, decidirá el próximo 28 de septiembre si el propietario de Fitus, un burro que mordisqueó la defensa trasera de un Mclaren 650S Spider, es responsable de los daños por 30,000…
  • Sep 18

    Wayne Rooney pierde si licencia para conducir por manejar en estado de ebriedad

    Wayne Rooney pierde si licencia para conducir por manejar en estado de ebriedad
    Wayne Rooney, el máximo goleador de la selección de fútbol inglesa, fue sentenciado a cumplir con 12 meses de servicio comunitario, 120 horas horas de trabajo no remunerado y se le prohibió manejar durante dos…
  • Sep 18

    Demandan a policía de California por ritual judío con gallina

    Demandan a policía de California por ritual judío con gallina
    Frente a los fallidos intentos de detener los rituales judíos de kapparot, efectuados previo a Yom Kippur, un grupo de defensa a los animales ha presentado una nueva demanda, esta vez contra los departamentos de policía por no…
Rank this Week: 280

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 863

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 18

    Sharfman on Dual Class Share

    Sharfman on Dual Class Share
    Bernard S. Sharfman has posted A Private Ordering Defense of a Company's Right to Use Dual Class Share Structures in IPOs on SSRN with the following abstract: The shareholder empowerment movement (movement) has renewed its effort to…
  • Sep 14

    NASAA Issues Advisory on Binary Option Scheme

    NASAA Issues Advisory on Binary Option Scheme
    NASAA has issued an advisory regarding binary option schemes. A notice provided on the NASAA site states: The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is cautioning investors about schemes related to binary options amid…
  • Sep 14

    SEC Monitoring Impact of Hurricane Irma on Capital Markets, Continues to Monitor Impact of Hurricane Harvey

    SEC Monitoring Impact of Hurricane Irma on Capital Markets, Continues to Monitor Impact of Hurricane Harvey
    An SEC press release is available here.
Rank this Week: 130

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 18

    Food Safety Month: Memories and myth busting

    Food Safety Month: Memories and myth busting
    Growing up, September always meant the beginning the school year. But now, entering my 16th year of schooling, September has taken on a new meaning as a graduate student who is passionate about raising the awareness for…
  • Sep 18

    New commissioner says his time is going to food safety at FDA

    New commissioner says his time is going to food safety at FDA
    New FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb claims food and tobacco issues are taking up a majority of his time. Maybe so, but there’s nothing on his public calendar to prove it. Drug approvals and the regulation of medical devices usually take…
  • Sep 18

    Abusive veterinarian turns FSIS Billings District into his own fiefdom, paper charge

    Abusive veterinarian turns FSIS Billings District into his own fiefdom, paper charge
    In a two-part series, a daily newspaper in Montana documents 12 years of harassment by a vindictive federal supervisory inspector of some of the state’s small meat plants. In “Feds admit harassing small Butte meat plant, but take…
Rank this Week: 605

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Sep 18

    Female Equity Partner Rate Is At All-Time High. (But It's Not That Great.)

    Female Equity Partner Rate Is At All-Time High. (But It's Not That Great.)
    Women now represent 19 percent of equity partners—a record high, though still a sad showing. For those of us who've been covering women in the legal profession for over a decade, "depressing" is the usual standard. And while 19 percent…
  • Sep 18

    Female Equity Partner Rate Is At All-Time High. (But It's Not That Great.)

    Female Equity Partner Rate Is At All-Time High. (But It's Not That Great.)
    Women now represent 19 percent of equity partners?a record high, though still a sad showing. For those of us who've been covering women in the legal profession for over a decade, "depressing" is the usual standard. And while 19 percent…
  • Sep 18

    Major Lindsey Unveils Legal Cost-Saving Tool for Corporate Client

    Major Lindsey Unveils Legal Cost-Saving Tool for Corporate Client
    In the seemingly never-ending quest by in-house legal departments to trim their expenditures on outside lawyers, legal recruiting giant Major, Lindsey & Africa has released its Make-Buy Analysis tool to help GCs decide between hiring a…
Rank this Week: 14

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Calling President An Idiot May Be Protected Speech (But Maybe Not)

    Calling President An Idiot May Be Protected Speech (But Maybe Not)
    “President Trump is a Big Fat Idiot” or, for that matter, “Secretary Clinton is a Sore Loser.” Let’s suppose you see one of your employees tweeting one of these expressions on Twitter during non-work hours from a…
  • Sep 15

    BREAKING: Budget Implementer Bill Contains Big Proposed FMLA Changes for Connecticut

    BREAKING: Budget Implementer Bill Contains Big Proposed FMLA Changes for Connecticut
    Update at 2:06 p.m.: Since publishing this article, I’ve now heard from three people who work at or with the legislature that while they can’t find fault with my analysis of the proposed legislation as described below, the section…
  • Sep 15

    Is Jury Diversity a Problem? Panel Explores Issue

    Is Jury Diversity a Problem? Panel Explores Issue
    If you’ve ever tried a case in federal or state court, you know that picking a “jury of your peers” is often a challenge for all.  Sometimes, otherwise qualified prospective jurors say that they have conflicts with…
Rank this Week: 439

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018
    Minken Employment Lawyers "All That Jazz Series" at Flato Markham Theatre returns for the 2017/2018 season. We are honoured to support and celebrate the success and achievements of talented artists and performers. The post Minken Employment…
  • Sep 18

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES
    In Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission, the Ontario Superior Court recently rendered its decision dismissing the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113's application for an interlocutory injunction restraining the…
  • Sep 11

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000
    Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 The post Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 appeared first on Minken Employment Lawyers.
Rank this Week: 563

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Sep 18

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver
    In a decision likely to spur defendants to make immediate motions to compel arbitration in class actions, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, found that a defendant who chose to wait for class certification before seeking…
  • Sep 6

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit
    In an unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined that The Finish Line, Inc., an athletic retailer, cannot arbitrate a former associate’s pregnancy discrimination claim, finding the company’s…
  • Aug 30

    Williams v. Marshalls of CA: PAGA Plaintiffs Entitled to Broad Discovery Right

    Williams v. Marshalls of CA: PAGA Plaintiffs Entitled to Broad Discovery Right
    On July 13, 2017, in a unanimous opinion, the California Supreme Court affirmed PAGA plaintiffs’ broad rights to discovery under the Civil Discovery Act. Williams v. Marshalls of CA, LLC, No. S227228 __ Cal.5th __ (July 13, 2017) (slip…
Rank this Week: 530

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 18

    CLE on Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important

    CLE on Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important
    The National Business Institute is holding a conference entitled, Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important, which will take place on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at The Riverside Hotel in Boise, ID. Provided below is a…
  • Sep 18

    The Bell Tolls for Thee, Estate Tax Repeal

    The Bell Tolls for Thee, Estate Tax Repeal
    The notion of repealing the estate tax has been floating around in the proverbial ether since President Trump took office. Considered by many as a tax on only the wealthiest Americans, strong advocacy for repeal has been lacking. The most...
  • Sep 18

    Article on Fiduciary Duties in Bankruptcy and Insolvency

    Article on Fiduciary Duties in Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    John A. E. Pottow recently posted an Article entitled, Fiduciary Duties in Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal. Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Although discussed nowhere in the U.S. Bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 55

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    They're back!

    They're back!
         Defying the almostuniversal prediction of political observers, Senate Republicans are again making a concerted effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The lead sponsors of this new effort are Sen.…
  • Sep 18

    The Pluralist Model of Speech Regulation: Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society

    The Pluralist Model of Speech Regulation: Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society
    I have posted a draft of my latest article, Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society, on SSRN. It introduces the idea of a pluralist model of speech regulation that contrasts with the traditional dyadic model -- in which nation states regulate…
  • Sep 17

    Foreign-Born Framer

    Foreign-Born Framer
    On this Constitution Day, it is worth recalling that seven of the thirty-nine delegates to the Philadelphia convention whose names are affixed to the Constitution were foreign-born, i.e., born outside of the territories that became the United…
Rank this Week: 851

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: 876

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 374

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    PhishMe loses to Wombat in D. Del. on discovery issue

    PhishMe loses to Wombat in D. Del. on discovery issue
    The court noted:In assessing whether a proposed modification of a Protective Order would present anunacceptable risk of inadvertent disclosure or competitive misuse of confidential information, itwould be error to deny access solely because…
  • Sep 18

    The EZEKIEL ELLIOTT case in ED Texa

    The EZEKIEL ELLIOTT case in ED Texa
    The decision observes that a PATENT trial held back the district court from a rapid response:Because the Court was presiding over a patent trial, the Court was unable to reach the NFL's Emergency Motion within the NFL's requested time…
  • Sep 16

    US Court of Claims on "epiphany"

    US Court of Claims on "epiphany"
    The suggestion that defendant's epiphany occurred only after "obtaining" discovery is less than ingenuous. The government was not obtaining discovery, it was responding to plaintiff's requests with its own information. The assertion that the…
Rank this Week: 73

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    CDC and Texas: Don’t Drink Raw Milk with Brucella RB51

    CDC and Texas: Don’t Drink Raw Milk with Brucella RB51
    CDC and Texas Health Officials Warn About Illness Linked to Raw Milk from Texas Dairy – Raw milk contained rare but dangerous germ, consumers should get antibiotics People who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from one Texas…
  • Sep 12

    California Explains how to use a Nacho Cheese Dispenser

    California Explains how to use a Nacho Cheese Dispenser
    The CDPH Food and Drug Branch (FDB) and Sacramento County Environmental Management Department (SCEMD) recently investigated an outbreak of botulism linked to the consumption of ready to eat nacho cheese purchased at Valley Oak Food and Fuel…
  • Sep 12

    A Bit(e) of History of Nut Butter Problem

    A Bit(e) of History of Nut Butter Problem
    In March 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and several state health departments attributed a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 to I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter manufactured by…
Rank this Week: 47

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    The Great Bulb Debate

    The Great Bulb Debate
    Our next case to discuss in The Gerson Company v. United States, which involves the tariff classification of artificial candles in the form of tea lights and candles. These are “artificial” because rather than being consumable…
  • Sep 18

    The Great Unmasking

    The Great Unmasking
    As we know from my previous post, XYZ is the pseudonym of a company that imports Duracell batteries through channels that are not authorized by Duracell. That makes XYZ a “parallel importer” or “gray market importer.”…
  • Aug 29

    GSP and Set

    GSP and Set
    Here's a question. Assume pots and pans from Thailand individually qualify for duty-free entry into the United States under the Generalized System of Preferences ("GSP"). That means they have 35% of their value derived from Thai-origin…
Rank this Week: 438

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Sep 18

    Live Blog: Senate Commerce Committee Discusses SESTA

    Live Blog: Senate Commerce Committee Discusses SESTA
    There’s a bill in Congress that would be a disaster for free speech online. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is holding a hearing on that bill, and we’ll be blogging about it as it happens.The Stop…
  • Sep 18

    The Cybercrime Convention's New Protocol Needs to Uphold Human Right

    The Cybercrime Convention's New Protocol Needs to Uphold Human Right
    As part of an ongoing attempt to help law enforcement obtain data across international borders, the Council of Europe’s Cybercrime Convention— finalized in the weeks following 9/11, and ratified by the United States and over 50…
  • Sep 18

    EFF to Court: The First Amendment Protects the Right to Record First Responder

    EFF to Court: The First Amendment Protects the Right to Record First Responder
    The First Amendment protects the right of members of the public to record first responders addressing medical emergencies, EFF argued in an amicus brief filed in the federal trial court for the Northern District of Texas. The case, Adelman v.…
Rank this Week: 573

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

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

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 694

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

By Comitz | Beethe. Discusses disability insurance claims, especially by physicians and dentists.

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Attorney Derek Funk Named in Top Valley Lawyers 2017

    Attorney Derek Funk Named in Top Valley Lawyers 2017
    North Valley Magazine has named Comitz | Beethe’s Derek Funk as a Top Valley Lawyer for 2017. The list was compiled using a third-party attorney ranking system and showcases only 35 of the area’s leading attorneys.  
  • Sep 11

    Spine-Related Musculoskeletal Conditions – Part 4 – Spondylolisthesi

    Spine-Related Musculoskeletal Conditions – Part 4 – Spondylolisthesi
    In this series of blog posts, we have been reviewing spine-related musculoskeletal conditions.  The next condition we will be looking at is spondylolisthesis. Spondylolisthesis Definition: Occurs when a vertebra (typically in the…
  • Sep 4

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 4

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 4
    This is the last post in our series of posts about neuropsychological evaluations.  We will conclude this series by discussing (1) why an insurance company would ask for an exam, and (2) how a neuropsychological evaluation can impact…
Rank this Week: 843

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Video Voyeurism Hinges on Expectation of Privacy

    Video Voyeurism Hinges on Expectation of Privacy
    Personal cameras are relatively cheap and ubiquitous these days. Practically every cell phone on the market comes with a camera that can record still photos and video. Stand-alone digital cameras are also common. With new technologies, the…
  • Sep 6

    Conditions Of Your Probation: Myths, Rules And How To Avoid A Violation

    Conditions Of Your Probation: Myths, Rules And How To Avoid A Violation
    Nobody wants to go to jail. As we all know, even people who are convicted of crimes are not automatically sent to jail for months or years. Many times, people who, perhaps, have an otherwise clean record or whose crimes were not especially…
  • Aug 24

    You Could Be A Drug Dealer And Not Know It

    You Could Be A Drug Dealer And Not Know It
    When you hear the term “drug dealer” certain images come to mind. You might picture a guy in a trench coat lurking in the shadows outside of a bar, or maybe a young man who runs up to a car slowly cruising a bad neighborhood.…
Rank this Week: 850

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: 231

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Sep 18

    The Supreme Court can dismiss review as improvidently granted, and for other reasons, too

    The Supreme Court can dismiss review as improvidently granted, and for other reasons, too
    In today’s Daily Journal [subscription], appellate lawyer Myron Moskovitz writes that the Supreme Court should have dumped a case in which it had granted review — McGill v. Citibank, N.A. — instead of deciding an issue that…
  • Sep 17

    Justice Liu separate statements influence legislative session

    Justice Liu separate statements influence legislative session
    Justice Goodwin Liu has revived the practice of occasionally writing separate statements when the Supreme Court denies petitions for review.  Two of those statements influenced bills that the Legislature passed on Friday at the end of…
  • Sep 14

    Ninth Circuit panel declines to overturn California Supreme Court death penalty affirmance

    Ninth Circuit panel declines to overturn California Supreme Court death penalty affirmance
    In Cain v. Chappell, the Ninth Circuit yesterday affirmed a district court’s denial of habeas corpus relief to a death row inmate.  Twenty-two years ago, the California Supreme Court affirmed the inmate’s death sentence on…
Rank this Week: 240

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 18

    Insurance Coverage for Subpoena Response Cost

    Insurance Coverage for Subpoena Response Cost
    One of the perennial D&O insurance coverage questions is the issue of whether or not the D&O policy provides coverage for costs incurred in responding to a subpoena, as I have discussed in prior posts (refer here and here).…
  • Sep 17

    Thinking About the Growth of Third-Party Litigation Financing

    Thinking About the Growth of Third-Party Litigation Financing
    Third-party litigation funding has its critics and detractors (refer, for example, here and here). The fact is that third-party litigation funding is now well-established and is here to stay. A recent survey by one of the leading funding…
  • Sep 14

    Guest Post: Criminal Finances Act 2017: The Broadening of Corporate Accountability

    Guest Post: Criminal Finances Act 2017: The Broadening of Corporate Accountability
    The UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 will go into effect on September 30, 2017. This new law will make corporate organizations criminally liable for the failure to prevent tax evasion by an “associated person.” In the following guest…
Rank this Week: 95

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Waiting for Commercial Drivers License Test in Fresno

    Waiting for Commercial Drivers License Test in Fresno
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Becoming a commercial truck driver can be an exciting career choice. Many drivers are anxious to start after finishing training. This used to be disappointing for some due to the long wait…
  • Sep 18

    Keeping Folsom Roadways Safe

    Keeping Folsom Roadways Safe
    I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom car accident lawyer. The city Manager of Folsom, Evert Palmer, wrote in a recent public statement that transportation has long been an important part of creating and keeping an excellent quality of life in the…
  • Sep 18

    Napa Hit-and-Run

    Napa Hit-and-Run
    I’m Ed Smith, a Napa Car Accident Lawyer. On Saturday, September 9, 2017, a hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles left one involved individual with a traumatic back injury. Police officers from the Napa City Police Department (NPD)…
Rank this Week: 162

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Sep 18

    The Windsor Legacy

    The Windsor Legacy
    by Prof. Jeremiah Ho Last week, Edith Windsor passed away at 88. As many will know, she was the plaintiff in U.S. v. Windsor, in which the U.S. Supreme Court overturned section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and...
  • Sep 17

    Human Rights Research and Publication Trend

    Human Rights Research and Publication Trend
    The Danish Institute for Human Rights Research Department reports that over the summer, a team reviewed the abstracts of 1906 articles published in 17 international human rights journals from 2011-2017 in order to explore research and…
  • Sep 14

    The Senate Denounces Hate Group

    The Senate Denounces Hate Group
    Earlier this week, the Senate unanimously passed a joint resolution condemning hate groups. In an amazing show of bi-partisan collaboration, the Senate expressed its sorrow for those who were injured or killed at Charlottesville. The…
Rank this Week: 540

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Sep 18

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability
      Employers need to protect their customer base.  Employees need to retain control and autonomy over their lives.  The potential conflict between basic tenets of the employer-employee relationship are readily apparent in…
  • Sep 17

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here
    The Federal Government’s Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill received the Royal Assent on 14 September 2017. With the exception of the provisions in relation to responsible franchisors (which commence on 27 October 2017), the Fair Work…
  • Sep 12

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania
    This post was co-written by Sabrina English, Trainee Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London A recent decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that an employer had infringed an employee’s rights…
Rank this Week: 854