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Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • May 16

    Coming to Historical & Special Collections on June 1: HOLLIS Special Request

    Coming to Historical & Special Collections on June 1: HOLLIS Special Request
    On June 1, 2018, Harvard Law School Library’s Historical & Special Collections (HSC) will begin using HOLLIS Special Request! HOLLIS Special Request allows you to request material to view in our reading room and to request…
  • May 15

    The Royal Wedding and the Law: an Update!

    The Royal Wedding and the Law: an Update!
    Seven years ago when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William and Kate Middleton) tied the knot, we gave you an overview of the extra legal hurdles the royal couple were required to surmount beyond simply notifying the vicar or…
  • May 14

    We’re hiring: Project Archivist, Justice Antonin Scalia Paper

    We’re hiring: Project Archivist, Justice Antonin Scalia Paper
    The Harvard Law School Library seeks an experienced, collaborative, and service-oriented processing archivist for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2018. Reporting to the Curator of Modern Manuscripts within the Historical & Special…
Rank this Week: 94

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 9

    Opinion: State law recognizes rivers and groundwater are connected — now what?

    Opinion: State law recognizes rivers and groundwater are connected — now what?
    Michael Kiparsky co-writes for The Mercury News, May 9, 2018 Effective integrated management of groundwater and surface water is simultaneously one of the most important and most difficult challenges facing California. With broad integration,…
  • May 9

    Solar panels may soon be required on all new California homes. So what’ll that cost?

    Solar panels may soon be required on all new California homes. So what’ll that cost?
    Ethan Elkind quoted by KPCC-FM, May 9, 2018 “There are other ways we can reduce more, but it’s a critical way to reduce emissions going forward,” he said. “If we can start reducing the emissions associated with…
  • May 7

    $650 million vote set on Delta tunnels project: Are taxpayers protected?

    $650 million vote set on Delta tunnels project: Are taxpayers protected?
    Holly Doremus quoted by The Mercury News, May 7, 2018 “If I were a board member, at this point I would not be ready to vote,” said Holly Doremus. … “There are too many uncertainties.” Chief among them, she said,…
Rank this Week: 91

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/
  • May 3

    Did your spouse acquire an interest in your separate property home or vice-versa? (Moore-Marsden)

    Did your spouse acquire an interest in your separate property home or vice-versa? (Moore-Marsden)
    You or your spouse bought a house before getting married. You and/or your spouse used your salaries, bonuses or passive income earned during marriage to make improvements or pay the mortgage. Now, you’re legally separating or…
  • Feb 2

    Don’t give up on your dreams because of your divorce

    Don’t give up on your dreams because of your divorce
    As a divorced-divorce lawyer, I know firsthand that divorce can knock the wind out of your sails, and kick you when you’re down. Over the last thirty years, I’ve been engaged, married, divorced, and cohabited. I made the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 89

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 23

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance
    From our friends at the AALS Section on Business Associations: Call for Papers for Section on Business Association Program on Contractual Governance: the Role of Private Ordering at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Business…
  • Apr 2

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper
    From our friends at the Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: The University of Richmond School of Law, in conjunction with Boston University School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, and UCLA School of Law, invites…
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
Rank this Week: 90

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/
  • Apr 5

    Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuits Over Januvia, Byetta, and Victoza moving again

    Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuits Over Januvia, Byetta, and Victoza moving again
    Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuits Over Januvia, Byetta, and Victoza moving again. Byetta, Januvia, and Victoza lawsuits are back on track over Pancreatic Cancer claims with the recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rulings. Pancreatic Cancer…
  • Mar 29

    Diabetic Patients Shocked over Invokana Amputation side effect

    Diabetic Patients Shocked over Invokana Amputation side effect
    Diabetic Patients Shocked over Invokana Amputation side effects. We have been contacted by many diabetic patients who have expressed shock and horror with Johnson & Johnson the maker of the notorious new type of diabetic medication,…
  • Mar 28

    DePuy Attune Knee Implant Failures Grinds on

    DePuy Attune Knee Implant Failures Grinds on
    DePuy Attune Knee Implant Failures. Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary, the world’s second-largest manufacturer of artificial knee implants are exposed to personal injury and product liability lawsuits over…
Rank this Week: 97

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Oct 27

    Who posted all those articles to ResearchGate anyway?

    Who posted all those articles to ResearchGate anyway?
    You may have heard about recent legal action against ResearchGate brought by several large academic publishers organized under name of the “Coalition for Responsible Sharing” (Elsevier, Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, Brill, and ACS). Some…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
Rank this Week: 86

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 85

Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney Blog

Includes topics such as copyright litigation, licensing, patent litigation, TTAB, trademark applications, and trademark litigation. By Los Angeles, California intellectual property lawyer, Milord A. Keshishian.

http://www.iptrademarkattorney.com/
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the intersection…
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the…
  • May 4

    I’m Speaking At Bridgeport’s Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I’m Speaking At Bridgeport’s Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education’s “Trade Secret and Employee Mobility” seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about…
Rank this Week: 96

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

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

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

    Call For Support

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

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

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

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 93

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • May 26

    WSJ Reporter Needed a Football Field to Print Her New Privacy Policies.

    WSJ Reporter Needed a Football Field to Print Her New Privacy Policies.
    Here. She also offered ways to deal with the privacy policies, including what terms to search for to cut the reading down to thirty or forty yards.
  • May 25

    Is the CFPB Making it Easier for Financial Institutions to Discriminate in Lending?

    Is the CFPB Making it Easier for Financial Institutions to Discriminate in Lending?
    by Jeff Sovern Allison blogged earlier about Kate Berry's American Banker article, CFPB signals pullback on discrimination cases. I wanted to say a bit more about this area. Depending on how you count, there are basically three ways to…
  • May 25

    "CFPB signals pullback on discrimination cases "

    "CFPB signals pullback on discrimination cases "
    This article from the American Banker discusses Acting Director Mulvaney's intention to re-examine how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau enforces the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which prohibits discrimination in lending. "Mulvaney's…
Rank this Week: 116

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 120

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

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

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 26

    In a Multi-District State, venue proper where defendant maintains a principal place of busine

    In a Multi-District State, venue proper where defendant maintains a principal place of busine
    In patent infringement suits brought against a corporate defendant in a state with multiple judicial districts, venue is only proper in the single district where the defendant maintains a principal place of business. If the principal place of…
  • May 26

    CAFC says plaintiff bears the burden of proving venue is proper in a patent infringement suit

    CAFC says plaintiff bears the burden of proving venue is proper in a patent infringement suit
    After the case was filed in the Eastern District of Texas, ZTE filed a motion to transfer the case to the Northern District of Texas under 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) and filed a motion to dismiss for improper venue under 28 U.S.C. § 1406…
  • May 26

    Zuber Lawler & Del Duca Announce Addition of 6 New Attorney

    Zuber Lawler & Del Duca Announce Addition of 6 New Attorney
    Zuber Lawler & Del Duca announces new attorneys, scientists and engineers. Chizuko Ueno (Partner, NY). Dr. Jayashree Mitra (Partner, NY). Christopher Muessel (Of Counsel, Silicon Valley). Amanda-Jane Thomas (Associate, Los Angeles).…
Rank this Week: 123

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 132

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Contracts under the GDPR

    Contracts under the GDPR
    As you probably know from all the privacy policy updates cluttering your inbox, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now effective and businesses must comply or face heavy penalties. One of the requirements is that in order…
  • May 25

    Trump Seeks to Alter Post Office Contracts with Amazon

    Trump Seeks to Alter Post Office Contracts with Amazon
    As widely reported in, for example, the Washington Post, whose owner founded Amazon, President Trump has pushed Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate that the post office charges Amazon.com and some, but not all, similar online…
  • May 24

    In which we are cited as evidence in a case

    In which we are cited as evidence in a case
    The life of a blogger can sometimes feel like toiling sometimes in relative obscurity. And then there's the moment when you get cited as evidence in a case! A recent decision out of the District of Columbia in Mawakana v....
Rank this Week: 136

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • May 25

    Homegrown Restaurants Tied to E. coli Cluster

    Homegrown Restaurants Tied to E. coli Cluster
    King 5 News reports that Seattle and King County public health officials are investigating an E.coli outbreak at several Homegrown restaurants in the Seattle area. Officials say four people have tested positive for Shiga-producing E.…
  • May 25

    Kratom Salmonella Outbreak Called Over After 199 Sick

    Kratom Salmonella Outbreak Called Over After 199 Sick
    As of May 24, 2018, this outbreak investigation is over. People should be aware that kratom could be contaminated with Salmonella and could make people sick. Contaminated products may still be available for purchase because the investigation…
  • May 24

    Marler Clark Files 8th Lawsuit in Nationwide Romaine E. coli O157 Outbreak

    Marler Clark Files 8th Lawsuit in Nationwide Romaine E. coli O157 Outbreak
    CANYON COUNTY, Idaho – An 8th lawsuit was filed today in Idaho District Court on behalf of William Whitt who was infected with E. coli O157:H7 from romaine lettuce. The lawsuit was filed against Papa Murphy’s by Marler Clark,…
Rank this Week: 126

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 25

    Buying DA Election

    Buying DA Election
    Money isn't everything in politics, but it is a great deal.  The side with a big funding advantage will generally win unless the issues or people involved are so well known to the people that a torrent of advertising...
  • May 25

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Environmental Rules Block Closing Border Tunnels:  For several years, U.S. Border enforcement agents have faced months to years of delay in closing tunnels on the US/Mexico border because of federal environmental regulations.  Alex…
  • May 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Sheriff Fights Gang Control of LA County Jail:   Since the 1950s, the Mexican Mafia has established its control over smuggling, drug sales, extortion and other criminal activity inside the Los Angeles County Jail system . …
Rank this Week: 101

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • May 25

    Former Top Heart Transplant Hospital Cited by Government for Abnormally High Death Rate

    Former Top Heart Transplant Hospital Cited by Government for Abnormally High Death Rate
    A joint effort by the Houston Chronicle and ProPublica has shared disturbing news of a former top heart transplant center’s failure rate. In January, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) cited Baylor St. Luke’s…
  • May 23

    Anthem Forcing Insureds to Pay Entire Bill for E.R. Visit

    Anthem Forcing Insureds to Pay Entire Bill for E.R. Visit
    The health insurance giant’s ‘avoidable E.R.’ policy has their insured customers playing doctor and deciding between the emergency room or toughing it out at home or at urgent care. Anthem, the second largest health…
  • May 11

    Goldman Sachs Tells Big Pharma to Focus on Drugs That Treat, Not Cure

    Goldman Sachs Tells Big Pharma to Focus on Drugs That Treat, Not Cure
    An April 10th report by a Goldman Sachs analyst has been making the rounds in the media. The report, entitled “The Genome Revolution,” advised pharmaceutical companies to consider making and selling drugs that treat, not cure,…
Rank this Week: 129

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
  • May 25

    The House Could Soon Give Jeff Sessions’ $50 Million to Wage the War on Drug

    The House Could Soon Give Jeff Sessions’ $50 Million to Wage the War on Drug
    The continued congressional rubber-stamping of the Project Safe Neighborhoods program must stop, especially under Sessions. While the House was busy passing the divisive “empty gesture” known as the Protect and Serve…
  • May 25

    My School Was Right to Let Me Use the Bathroom Consistent With Who I Am

    My School Was Right to Let Me Use the Bathroom Consistent With Who I Am
    The first openly transgender student Boyertown Area Senior High explains how school administrators supported his transition. When I was growing up, I avoided dresses and had short hair. I was basically a happy-go-lucky kid, but I was also…
  • May 25

    Trump Nominates Anti-Immigrant Zealot to Run Department on Refugee

    Trump Nominates Anti-Immigrant Zealot to Run Department on Refugee
    Senators should question Mortensen about his extreme hostility towards immigrants before voting on his appointment. This week, President Trump announced that he has nominated Ronald Mortensen to be the assistant secretary of state for…
Rank this Week: 115

On the Record

On the Record

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

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

    Hogan vetoes bill to extend deadline for challenging conviction

    Hogan vetoes bill to extend deadline for challenging conviction
    Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday vetoed legislation that would have enabled convicts to challenge their convictions for up to three years after they discover or should have known their guilty verdicts would have collateral consequences, such as an…
  • May 25

    In last round of Hogan vetoes, Franchot gets his wish

    In last round of Hogan vetoes, Franchot gets his wish
    A pension board bill opposed by the state’s comptroller has been vetoed by Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan Friday announced the veto of Senate Bill 178, which would have prevented the state comptroller from serving as chair of the State…
  • May 25

    Professional service companies face significant cyber risk

    Professional service companies face significant cyber risk
    To reduce the vulnerability to a cyber breach and mitigate the damage that results if such a breach does occur, every professional service company should engage in this five-step data security risk management process.
Rank this Week: 110

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • May 25

    Cheniere Energy Makes Positive FID for Corpus Christi Train 3

    Cheniere Energy Makes Positive FID for Corpus Christi Train 3
    Cheniere Energy, Inc. (Cheniere) has announced that its Board of Directors has made a positive Final Investment Decision (FID) for Train 3 at Cheniere’s Corpus Christi liquefaction project under construction in Corpus…
  • May 25

    Venture Global Enters Into SPA with BP

    Venture Global Enters Into SPA with BP
    Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC has announced that it has entered into a 20-year Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with BP for the supply of two million tonnes per annum of LNG from the Venture Global Calcasieu Pass LNG export…
  • May 16

    CFTC Releases Report on LNG Market

    CFTC Releases Report on LNG Market
    Today, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a report assessing the market impacts due to the United States transitioning from being a net importer to a net exporter of LNG in 2016. The three main takeaways of this…
Rank this Week: 100

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

Covers patent, copyright, trademark and Internet related legal issues. By Patent Attorney Brett Trout.

http://blawgit.com
  • May 25

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part IV)

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part IV)
    Part IV of a four-part series of blog posts covering intellectual property and board games. Okay I have my patent and my intellectual property clearance, am I good to go? In cases where a board gamer designer steals intellectual property from…
  • May 3

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part III)

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part III)
    Part III of a four-part series of blog posts covering intellectual property and board games. I have protected all of my intellectual property. Am I in the clear now? You have just protected the intellectual property in your new board game,…
  • Apr 30

    Someone Stole My Board Game!

    Someone Stole My Board Game!
    Part II of a four-part series of blog posts covering intellectual property and board games. So I invented a new game. Now what? In the past, game inventors had a difficult time getting their games to market. They often had to invest in…
Rank this Week: 131

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 25

    Personal Data Protection and the EU GDPR

    Personal Data Protection and the EU GDPR
    Everyone is talking about the European Union‘s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which takes effect today. Recent news reports about misuse of personal data suggest that rules to protect personal data are essential in…
  • May 24

    FALQs: Svenska akademien – The Swedish Academy

    FALQs: Svenska akademien – The Swedish Academy
    Today’s guest post was authored by Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research consultant covering Scandinavian jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Elin is a prolific In Custodia Legis blogger and has blogged on an extensive…
  • May 17

    National Police Week, May 13-19

    National Police Week, May 13-19
    The following post is a joint effort by Jennifer Davis and Betty Lupinacci. This week memorializes National Police Week, when law enforcement officers honor their colleagues who have died in service. May 15 was first proclaimed Peace Officers…
Rank this Week: 119

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 25

    An Anti-ESG Campaign Begin

    An Anti-ESG Campaign Begin
    Here’s something that I blogged yesterday on our “Proxy Season Blog”: The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and other conservative-leaning organizations have launched a new campaign, the “Main Street…
  • May 24

    Annual Meetings: Ban the Press?

    Annual Meetings: Ban the Press?
    Some companies decide to ban reporters from their annual meetings. The risk in doing this is that it backfires and draws even more negative publicity. Here’s one example of negative press due to a ban – and this MarketWatch…
  • May 23

    “Dual Class” Companies: CII Supports 7-Year Sunsetting

    “Dual Class” Companies: CII Supports 7-Year Sunsetting
    Recently, CII responded to MSCI’s proposal to weight companies in its indexes based on whether they have unequal voting structures – i.e. “dual class” companies. Since CII wants alignment between economic & voting…
Rank this Week: 133

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 24

    Bratislava, Slovakia

    Bratislava, Slovakia
    The D&O Diary’s Eastern European sojourn continued earlier this week with a very brief stop in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, which is about a two-hour train ride from Budapest. With a population of only about 450,000,…
  • May 22

    Guest Post: Cybersecurity and D&O Liability: Emerging Concerns under Indian Law

    Guest Post: Cybersecurity and D&O Liability: Emerging Concerns under Indian Law
    One of the most closely watched issues in the world of D&O is the extent to which cybersecurity-related issues will lead to liability for corporate directors and officers. In the following guest post, Tarun Krishnakumar, a New Delhi…
  • May 21

    Budapest on the Danube

    Budapest on the Danube
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Eastern Europe this week, with multiple destinations on the itinerary, starting with a weekend stop in Hungary’s capital city of Budapest. With a city population of 1.7 million and an urban…
Rank this Week: 124

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • May 23

    MEDVAL’s Blog Named The Best Blog in the MSP Industry

    MEDVAL’s Blog Named The Best Blog in the MSP Industry
    MEDVAL’s blog, The Official Medicare Set Aside Blog And Information Resource, has been selected as the best blog in the Medicare Secondary Payer Industry by workerscompensation.com. We sincerely want to thank all of our loyal…
  • May 22

    H.R.5881 Introduced in An Effort to Add Transparency to MSP Reporting Information

    H.R.5881 Introduced in An Effort to Add Transparency to MSP Reporting Information
    Last week, Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congressman Ron Kind introduced legislation (H.R. 5881) in the House of Representatives to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act, specifically in an effort to provide for transparency of…
  • May 17

    Arizona SB 1100 Impacts Full and Final Settlements of Accepted Claim

    Arizona SB 1100 Impacts Full and Final Settlements of Accepted Claim
    Last month, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1100 (SB 1100), which is a modification to the legislation allowing for full and final settlements.[1]  You may recall our initial blog on the ability to finally fully settle…
Rank this Week: 113

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 103

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
  • May 22

    Board of Tax Appeals Must Revisit Marietta Lowe’s Home Center Property Tax Valuation

    Board of Tax Appeals Must Revisit Marietta Lowe’s Home Center Property Tax Valuation
    The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) must reconsider the tax-year-2013 valuation of a Lowe’s Home Center in Marietta, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
  • May 17

    Court Affirms Death Sentence for Teen’s Murderer

    Court Affirms Death Sentence for Teen’s Murderer
    The Ohio Supreme Court took into account the fact that a man who plotted to rob and kill a childhood friend had just turned 19 years old at the time of the murder, but that was not enough to reverse the death penalty he received from a Warren…
  • May 16

    Court Upholds Denial of Tax Credits for Heavy Vehicle Maker

    Court Upholds Denial of Tax Credits for Heavy Vehicle Maker
    The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the ruling of the state tax commissioner and the Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) that heavy-vehicle maker Navistar is not entitled to $27 million in commercial activity tax credits.
Rank this Week: 112

Financial Industry Review

Financial Industry Review

Covers asset management, litigation, and rating agencies. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/financial/
  • May 21

    New Comptroller’s Handbook Booklet and Rescission

    New Comptroller’s Handbook Booklet and Rescission
      On May 11, 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC“) issued the “Military Lending Act” (“MLA“) booklet of the Comptroller’s Handbook. This new booklet is for use by OCC…
  • May 21

    CFTC Reduces Marketplace Barriers for Global Development Initiative

    CFTC Reduces Marketplace Barriers for Global Development Initiative
      On May 16, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC“) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (“DSIO“) granted relief to non-U.S. counterparties who enter into swaps with…
  • May 21

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
      On May 14, 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC“), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) published a notice of proposed…
Rank this Week: 111

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

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

http://www.indisputably.org
  • May 21

    The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning

    The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning
    Here’s are some excerpts of Amy Howe’s run down of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on Scotusblog. In 1925, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act, which (among other things) provides that an…
  • May 11

    Cross-Cultural Management Study

    Cross-Cultural Management Study
    From our colleague Peter Coleman, Professor of Psychology and Education at Columbia and the Director of Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, (more on him here), we have a  request to help…
  • May 8

    Stone Soup: Young Scholars Report on ABA Conference Program

    Stone Soup: Young Scholars Report on ABA Conference Program
    Don’t you hate it when you want to go to two or three conference programs scheduled at the same time?  Or if you miss a great program because you can’t go to the conference at all?  Or, after you get home from a…
Rank this Week: 125

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
Rank this Week: 122

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • May 20

    Chancery Denies TRO: Prevents Minority from Limiting Rights of Controlling Redstone Family

    Chancery Denies TRO: Prevents Minority from Limiting Rights of Controlling Redstone Family
    In a high-profile expedited control contest covered on the front page of The Wall Street Journal and most of the major media outlets covering business, law or Hollywood, the Court of Chancery denied the request for a TRO by a minority…
  • May 14

    ABA Issues Opinion on Judicial Use of Internet for Factual Research

    ABA Issues Opinion on Judicial Use of Internet for Factual Research
    The American Bar Association recently issued an opinion regarding the limitations on the use by judges of the internet for factual research regarding a pending matter, on their own and without input from the parties in a pending…
  • May 6

    Missed Notice Deadline Bars Contract Claim for Escrow Fund

    Missed Notice Deadline Bars Contract Claim for Escrow Fund
    A recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery provides a cautionary tale for corporate and commercial litigation practitioners about the importance of complying with contractual notice deadlines. In PR Acquisitions, LLC v. Midland…
Rank this Week: 121

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 104

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 127

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • May 17

    Ask Dr. Copyright – Complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

    Ask Dr. Copyright – Complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
    Dear Doc: I’m an AMERICAN. I run an AMERICAN business. I sell red hats that say “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN”  I have an AMERICAN website. My customers are mostly proud AMERICANS.  Now a bunch of FOREIGNERS from…
  • May 10

    Does the GDPR Apply to My U.S. Company?

    Does the GDPR Apply to My U.S. Company?
    If your company collects, controls or processes information that can be used to identify an individual resident of the EU, either directly or indirectly, then the EU considers that you are subject to the GDPR regardless of where your company…
  • May 3

    What is the GDPR and Why Should I Care? A Brief Summary.

    What is the GDPR and Why Should I Care? A Brief Summary.
    In April 2016, the European Union (“EU”) enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You may ask, I’m a U.S. business so why should I care.  It may be obvious but the United States is the EU’s largest…
Rank this Week: 118

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 16

    Soaking in Another Victory

    Soaking in Another Victory
    by Tom Damm It’s a four-peat. For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Maryland, College Park has won high honors in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national collegiate competition to design the best ideas for…
  • May 4

    Hope in Kentucky Farm Country

    Hope in Kentucky Farm Country
    Jeremy Hinton is an eighth-generation Kentucky farmer. He and his wife Joanna own Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market in Hodgenville, Kentucky – the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln. “Our family came to LaRue County the same year…
  • Apr 30

    Mapping Tool Scores Sites for Watershed Protection

    Mapping Tool Scores Sites for Watershed Protection
      by Tom Damm Ralph Spagnolo and Ellen Bryson know their way around the state capitals in EPA’s Mid-Atlantic Region.  The regional Water Protection Division employees have been on the road helping states launch an innovative…
Rank this Week: 135

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 16

    What Do I Need to Prove to Win My Slip and Fall Case in Massachusetts?

    What Do I Need to Prove to Win My Slip and Fall Case in Massachusetts?
    A person can fall and get injured for a variety of reasons—icy walkways, uneven pavement, intoxication, and even a bad knee or hip—to name a few. When the accident is the result of another’s negligence, the injury victim may…
  • May 16

    Woman Sues Uber for Gross Negligence in Case Involving Distracted Driver

    Woman Sues Uber for Gross Negligence in Case Involving Distracted Driver
    Uber and other ride-sharing services have completely changed the landscape of transportation in Boston and millions of other locations across the globe. For the most part, Uber has provided a loved, and much needed service. But the company…
  • Apr 24

    Family of Mass Shooting Victim Sues Online Gun Seller

    Family of Mass Shooting Victim Sues Online Gun Seller
    Mass shootings have dominated the media in recent months and years, resulting in a heated debate about gun control laws nationwide. The number one question following every one of these tragedies is: How did the shooter get a gun? In many…
Rank this Week: 107

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • May 14

    Internet For Lawyers Co-Sponsors Continuing Legal Education Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii

    Internet For Lawyers Co-Sponsors Continuing Legal Education Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii
    Internet for Lawyers is co-sponsoring the CLE by the Sea Continuing Legal Education Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, February 11-15, 2019. The five-day conference will include 12 hours of educational presentations on a variety of Legal Ethics,…
  • Apr 5

    Facebook Kills Search Features Useful for Background and Investigative Research

    Facebook Kills Search Features Useful for Background and Investigative Research
    Facebook has discontinued many search features useful to legal professionals conducting background and investigative research of users on the popular social networking site. These include searching by email address and phone number to locate…
  • Mar 18

    Twitter Bot Follows Federal Cases of Note; Posts Docket Document

    Twitter Bot Follows Federal Cases of Note; Posts Docket Document
    The aptly named Twitter robot Big Case Bot automatically follows selected U.S. Supreme and Federal Diistrict Court cases of note on PACER and posts the documents from new docket entries to Twitter. The documents are included as attachments to…
Rank this Week: 130

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    The University Computer Lab, the Pro Se Complaint and False Arrest

    The University Computer Lab, the Pro Se Complaint and False Arrest
    This post examines a recent decision from a federal District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee: Molthan, v. Vanderbilt University, 2017 WL 1489099. The judge begins the opinion by explaining…
  • Sep 27

    Child Sex Trafficking and Bypassing Security on a Tablet Computer

    Child Sex Trafficking and Bypassing Security on a Tablet Computer
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit:  U.S. v. Blake, 868 F.3d 960 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[a]fter a nine-day trial, a jury found Dontavious Blake and Tara…
  • Sep 22

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence
    This post examines a recent decision from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania: Commonwealth v. Aponte, 2017 WL 4118438 (2017).  The court begins the opinion by explaining how and why the prosecution was brought:Appellant, Luz Enid Aponte,…
Rank this Week: 109

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Sep 15

    Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On February 22, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, a dispute involving the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which in exchange for federal funding requires that states provide a…
  • Sep 12

    White v. Pauly - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    White v. Pauly - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On January 9, 2017, the Supreme Court decided White v. Pauly, a petition involving a denial of qualified immunity to law enforcement officers in a civil rights dispute. In October 2011, officers Kevin Truesdale and Michael Mariscal went…
  • Sep 1

    Jenkins v. Hutton & Virginia v. LeBlanc - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Jenkins v. Hutton & Virginia v. LeBlanc - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    In June, the Supreme Court issued per curiam opinions in two habeas cases: Jenkins v. Hutton and Virginia v. LeBlanc. In today’s episode, we will be discussing the opinions in both cases. Jenkins v. Hutton…
Rank this Week: 108

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 30

    How to Access TWEN

    How to Access TWEN
    If your professor is using TWEN as their course management tool this semester, watch this screencast on YouTube to make sure you are able to find and use TWEN. If you have any questions, contact one of the law librarians!
  • Aug 23

    Welcome, Class of 2020!

    Welcome, Class of 2020!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2020 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 23

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.
    The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and BYU Law students and faculty have access to the newest edition online. A link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online is available from the law … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 114

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

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

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
Rank this Week: 134

Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

Analyzes current developments in copyright law, including case law, legislation, pleadings, discovery, motion practice, pretrial and trial procedure, and Copyright Office practice. By Naomi Jane Gray.

http://www.shadesofgraylaw.com/
  • Nov 2

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case
    Traditionally, attorneys’ fees were notoriously difficult for a prevailing party to recover in a trademark action.  The United States Supreme Court’s 2014 opinion in a patent case, Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health &…
  • Nov 2

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case
    Traditionally, attorneys’ fees were notoriously difficult for a prevailing party to recover in a trademark action.  The United States Supreme Court’s 2014 opinion in a patent case, Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health &…
  • Jun 11

    Shades of GrayerNext Stop: IP Domination

    Shades of GrayerNext Stop: IP Domination
    We are pleased to announce the formation of Shades of Gray Law Group, P.C., a boutique law firm focusing on intellectual property and commercial prosecution, litigation, and counseling, with a particular emphasis on copyrights and trademarks.…
Rank this Week: 102

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop
    Within the last year in California, reports reveal that there were 882 fatalities due to drunk driving. As a result of this high number of fatalities, California strongly enforces its regulations regarding drunk driving. These consequences…
  • Jul 17

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop
    Within the last year in California, reports reveal that there were 882 fatalities due to drunk driving. As a result of this high number of fatalities, California strongly enforces its regulations regarding drunk driving. These consequences…
  • Jul 17

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop
    Within the last year in California, reports reveal that there were 882 fatalities due to drunk driving. As a result of this high number of fatalities, California strongly enforces its regulations regarding drunk driving. These consequences…
Rank this Week: 105

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 106

Ohio Social Security Disability…

Ohio Social Security Disability Blog

Covers family law, criminal law, and social security SSD/SSI ssues in Ohio. By the Law Offices of John T. Nicholson.

http://www.johntnicholson.com/ohiolawblog/
Rank this Week: 128