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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 19

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 18

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee
    Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Live video link) He promises to ramp up the war on drugs, especially the war on pain meds, prescribers and manufacturers, and war on immigrants. He praises Trump's border…
  • Oct 16

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company
    Colony Capital, owned by Trump adviser Thomas J. Barrack Jr., has agreed to bail out Harvey Weinstein's company, providing an immediate cash infusion and then buying most if not all of the assets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Sentence in Modification Fraud

    Sentence in Modification Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ana Maritza Gomez, 45, Hyattsville, Maryland, was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud arising from a scheme to defraud victims…
  • Oct 16

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Andreotti, 46, Wyckoff, New Jersey, a former settlement agent, was convicted at trial on charges related to the refinancing of properties in Bergen and Morris Counties, New Jersey.  Andreotti was found guilty on…
  • Oct 16

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. David T. Odom, 53, Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for a wire fraud conspiracy arising from a scheme to defraud lenders in order to…
Rank this Week: 3

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Oct 19

    Ignore the procurement dispute timetable at your peril – Practical Law: Construction Blog

    Ignore the procurement dispute timetable at your peril – Practical Law: Construction Blog
    ‘The parties to procurement challenges are required to act quickly and in accordance with a strict timetable. When a losing bidder issues a claim, it must serve the claim form on the defendant within seven days after the date of issue.…
  • Oct 19

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Supreme Court Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council [2017] UKSC 60 (18 October 2017) Reyes v Al-Malki & Anor [2017] UKSC 61 (18 October 2017) Loughlin, Re Application for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) [2017] UKSC 63 (18 October…
  • Oct 19

    Expert Evidence: use, abuse and boundaries, Lord Hodge – Supreme Court

    Expert Evidence: use, abuse and boundaries, Lord Hodge – Supreme Court
    ‘Middle Temple Guest Lecture Expert Evidence: use, abuse and boundaries,  Lord Hodge, Justice of The Supreme Court 9 October 2017.’ Full speech Supreme Court, 12th October 2017 Source: www.supremecourt.uk
Rank this Week: 6

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Oct 19

    [David Post] Ragtime!

    [David Post] Ragtime!
    I have tried, generally speaking, to restrain myself from going overboard in touting my son Sam’s many pianistic accomplishments, but if you like ragtime — and for goodness sake, who doesn’t like ragtime? — I heartily…
  • Oct 19

    [David Post] Is the Supreme Court allergic to math?

    [David Post] Is the Supreme Court allergic to math?
    Yes, says Oliver Roeder,  in an interesting essay at fivethirtyeight.com. At least some of the justices, he suggests, have “a reluctance — even an allergy — to taking math and statistics seriously,” as evidenced…
  • Oct 19

    [Robert Natelson] Dickinson’s contributions to the Constitution

    [Robert Natelson] Dickinson’s contributions to the Constitution
    John Dickinson believed the passions could be the source of evil, but “[d]uly governed, they produce happiness.” Indeed, “[t]he due regulation of the affections [emotions] is the perfection [completion] of man’s…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Oct 19

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?
    Lucas, does your bank help or hurt your future? If you feel stuck putting your money in big banks or Wall Street investment funds, you should know about an alternative option which supports the future we all want to bring…
  • Oct 19

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT
    Lucas, For progressives, every day seems to bring a new battle in Washington... A Republican Congress so firmly in the pocket of the NRA that even the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history won’t move it to discuss…
  • Oct 18

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?
    We’re having a party, you’re in for a scare It’s a Halloween bash, so dress up if you dare Please Join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. for His 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Bash Monday, October 30th 7-9 pm Pier…
Rank this Week: 8

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh 17-432 Issue: Whether the rule of American Pipe and Construction Co. v. Utah tolls statutes of limitations to permit a previously absent class member to bring a…
  • Oct 19

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Briefly: At Lawfare, Anthony Bellia and Bradford Clark, the authors of scholarship cited by Justice Neil Gorsuch during last week’s oral argument in Jesner v. Arab Bank, which asks whether corporations are liable under the Alien Tort…
  • Oct 18

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Recycle for Change v. City of Oakland, California 17-431 Issue: Whether a regulation is content-based for purposes of the First Amendment when it only applies to unattended receptacles that solicit…
Rank this Week: 9

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Aug 28

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228
    Discovery & objections: Class action: Standing: Affirmative defense: Summary judgment: Fishing expeditions:In the absence of privilege, the right to discovery in this state is a broad one, to be construed liberally so that parties may…
  • Aug 22

    P. v. Hopson, S228193

    P. v. Hopson, S228193
    Sixth Amendment (confrontation right): Fourteenth Amendment: Hearsay: Civil-law mode of criminal procedure: Harmless beyond a reasonable doubt:Defendant R. L. H. was tried on charges that she, along with her boyfriend, J. Thomas, was…
  • Aug 22

    P. v. Valencia, S223825

    P. v. Valencia, S223825
    Wobblers:Wobblers are a special class of crimes involving conduct that varies widely in its level of seriousness, and may therefore be chargeable or . . . punishable as either a felony or a misdemeanor. (People v. Park (2013) 56 Cal.4th 782,…
Rank this Week: 10

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 11

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Oct 18

    Latvian ‘Ocean’

    Latvian ‘Ocean’
    My article Flood Control on the Information Ocean: Living With Anonymity, Digital Cash, and Distributed Databases has been translated into Latvian as “Plūdu kontroli par informāciju, kas okeānā: dzīvo ar…
  • Oct 12

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit
    The ACLU’s blog post is actually not over the top here: We’re Suing the Government for Violating the Rights of Passengers on Delta Airlines 1583 in Police-State Fashion. The full complaint in Amedei v. Duke is online. Some key…
  • Oct 9

    Missing Mass – Half Found

    Missing Mass – Half Found
    Half the ‘missing mass’ is gas floating between galaxies. That means there’s 50% less work for the flogiston, sorry I meant aether, sorry I meant Dark Matter to do. The post Missing Mass – Half Found appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 12

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Oct 19

    Lavoie on Cultural Semicommons & Indigenous Property Interest

    Lavoie on Cultural Semicommons & Indigenous Property Interest
    Malcolm Lavoie (University of Alberta Faculty of Law) has posted Governing the Cultural Semicommons: How Specialized Property Regimes Facilitate Indigenous Collective Autonomy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The property interests of…
  • Oct 19

    Durkee on International Lobbying Law

    Durkee on International Lobbying Law
    Melissa (MJ) Durkee (University of Washington - School of Law) has posted International Lobbying Law (Yale Law Journal, 2018 Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: An idiosyncratic array of international rules allows “consultants” to…
  • Oct 19

    Waldron on the Case for Heckling

    Waldron on the Case for Heckling
    Jeremy Waldron (New York University School of Law) has posted Heckle: To Disconcert with Questions, Challenges, or Gibes on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Can a case be made for permitting, encouraging and protecting the activity of heckling?…
Rank this Week: 15

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 13

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

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

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear
    10-17-17 Colorado: As we've reported, Montrose County, on Colorado's Western Slope, pulled its sex-offender list offline following a recent court ruling in which U.S. District Court Judge Richard Matsch found that such registries constituted…
  • Oct 17

    Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Polk County

    Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Polk County
    10-17-17 Florida: POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A week-long undercover sting targeting human trafficking and online prostitution in Polk County ended with 277 arrests that included doctors, pharmacists and law enforcement…
  • Oct 15

    Simi Valley City Council may repeal Halloween sex offender ordinance

    Simi Valley City Council may repeal Halloween sex offender ordinance
    10-15-17 California: With two weeks until Halloween, the Simi Valley City Council on Monday night may repeal a controversial law that says registered sex offenders listed on the Megan's Law website can't open their doors to trick-or-treating…
Rank this Week: 14

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
  • Oct 19

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce
    Michael Shimko was 17 years old when he went to the Geisinger-Kistler Clinic for treatment of what he thought was a hemorrhoid. A second-year resident, Dr. Christian Basque, diagnosed a hemorrhoid without examining Shimko. Dr. Basque…
  • Oct 18

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption
    According to the report of this Illinois Appellate Court (1st District) decision, new ground is being broken in a lawsuit brought by Senayda Norabuena against Medtronic Inc. The suit, which was first dismissed on motion, involved the use of a…
  • Oct 10

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
    Ms. Doe, age 37, developed shortness of breath eight days after giving birth. A CT angiogram to rule out a pulmonary embolism revealed an enlarged right-sided axillary lymph node. Despite this finding, Ms. Doe’s healthcare providers…
Rank this Week: 17

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Oct 15

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment
    An increasing number of our senior citizens are faced with the same problems faced by many of our young adults: student loans. A recent PBS story, “More older Americans than ever are struggling with student debt,” highlights…
  • Sep 6

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

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

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
Rank this Week: 16

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
Rank this Week: 18

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 19

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 19

    Bipartisan health care bill proposed to stabilize market

    Bipartisan health care bill proposed to stabilize market
    [JURIST] Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) [official websites] proposed a bipartisan bill [text] Wednesday intended to “stabilize individual market premiums for the 2018 and 2019 plan years and provide meaningful…
  • Oct 19

    Brazil Olympic committee members and former Trump Hotel partner charged with corruption

    Brazil Olympic committee members and former Trump Hotel partner charged with corruption
    [JURIST] Brazil’s federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged [text, PDF, in Portuguese] individuals instrumental in obtaining Brazil’s bid for the Olympic Games held last summer. Most notable of those charged of bribery are Carlos…
  • Oct 19

    Federal appeals court stays undocumented immigrant's abortion

    Federal appeals court stays undocumented immigrant's abortion
    The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Thursday temporarily blocked [order, PDF] a lower court ruling permitting a 17-year-old unidentified undocumented immigrant to have an abortion by her own…
Rank this Week: 20

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 19

    Forbes Releases 36th Annual Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest American

    Forbes Releases 36th Annual Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest American
    “…The billionaires on Forbes’ 2017 ranking of the 400 richest people in America, (“The Forbes 400” p. 86 of the November 14, 2017 Special Issue of Forbes magazine), have a record-breaking, combined total net…
  • Oct 19

    Italian government launches high school program to educate about fake new

    Italian government launches high school program to educate about fake new
    GOOD: “…Starting later this month, the Italian government will be rolling out a program to 8,000 high schools across the country that teaches students how to deal with fake news. In addition to training students how to identify…
  • Oct 19

    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role

    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role
    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role, by Rebecca Bryant, Anna Clements, Carol Feltes, David Groenewegen, Simon Huggard, Holly Mercer, Roxanne Missingham, Maliaca Oxnam, Anne Rauh, and John Wright.…
Rank this Week: 21

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 19

    Toder Presents Replacing Corporate Revenues With A Mark-to-Market Tax On Shareholder Income Today At San Francisco

    Toder Presents Replacing Corporate Revenues With A Mark-to-Market Tax On Shareholder Income Today At San Francisco
    Eric Toder (Tax Policy Center) presents Replacing Corporate Revenues With a Mark to Market Tax on Shareholder Income (with Alan D. Viard) at San Francisco today as part of its Tax Policy Lecture Series: We propose reducing the corporate tax…
  • Oct 19

    McCaffery Launches The People's Tax Page

    McCaffery Launches The People's Tax Page
    Huffington Post: The Deep Problem with Tax Policy: No One Understands It, by Edward McCaffery (USC): As America once again considers tax reform, with President Trump promising the greatest tax cut ever, the nation faces many choices. We could…
  • Oct 19

    McMahon: Pre-Enforcement Litigation Needed For Taxing Procedure

    McMahon: Pre-Enforcement Litigation Needed For Taxing Procedure
    Stephanie Hunter McMahon (Cincinnati), Pre-Enforcement Litigation Needed for Taxing Procedures, 92 Wash. L. Rev. 1317 (2017): Courts have opened tax guidance to procedural attack. Consequently, taxpayers who are found to owe tax may challenge…
Rank this Week: 23

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Facet Joint Syndrome

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Facet Joint Syndrome
    Reasons for judgement were release today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic physical and psychological injuries following a motor vehicle collision. In today’s case (Zwinge v. Neylan) the…
  • Oct 18

    Chronic Pain and Depression With Guarded Prognosis Leads to $180,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment

    Chronic Pain and Depression With Guarded Prognosis Leads to $180,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic injuries caused by a collision. In the recent case (Ali v. Padam) the Plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle struck by a…
  • Oct 18

    BC Court of Appeal Confirms Limited Small Claims Appeal Right

    BC Court of Appeal Confirms Limited Small Claims Appeal Right
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of Appeal confirming the limited appeal rights from small claims lawsuits. In the recent case (Jacques v. Muir) the Plaintiff brought a medical negligence claim in small claims court…
Rank this Week: 22

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Channel 9 and donut

    Channel 9 and donut
    Every company talks about being real, open and authentic and nobody does it it, my company, LexBlog included. Being real, open and authentic requires a a company letting the outside world know what makes the company tick, what they’re…
  • Oct 16

    Taking your reading to networking

    Taking your reading to networking
    I am a big believer that content is nothing more than the currency of relationships. I’m not dismissing the value of content, any more than I would dismiss the value of words at an offline networking event. Without words how could you…
  • Oct 13

    Why is baseball the greatest sport in the world?

    Why is baseball the greatest sport in the world?
    Why is baseball the greatest sport? Because just when you think you’ve seen it all, you witness what the Cubs did in their playoff win over the Nationals last night. With two outs in the top of the fifth inning the Cubs saw four…
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Oct 19

    Secret Romance Gets AUSA Supended

    Secret Romance Gets AUSA Supended
    The Louisiana Supreme Court has suspended an attorney for a year and a day with all but six months stayed Since 1990, respondent has been employed as an Assistant United States Attorney ("AUSA") for the Western District of…
  • Oct 19

    Salem's Lot

    Salem's Lot
    An Illinois Hearing Board in the main rejected charges of unauthorized practice against a New York attorney and recommends censure as the sanction for the single violation found. The Administrator filed a four-count Complaint against…
  • Oct 19

    Suing Your Own Expert Witne

    Suing Your Own Expert Witne
    A law firm was sued by an accident reconstruction expert it had retained in a case involving a motorcycle accident. Counterclaims were filed against the expert. The counterclaims were dismissed in part by the New York Appellate Division for…
Rank this Week: 24

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 28

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 19

    Free speech roundup

    Free speech roundup
    “I believe in the First Amendment” and FCC has no authority to revoke licenses over newscast content, says commission chairman Ajit Pai [Jacob Sullum/Reason, earlier] She stoops to censor: British Crown and her Wiltshire police…
  • Oct 18

    “3-year-old for sale, $12” joke prompts human trafficking investigation

    “3-year-old for sale, $12” joke prompts human trafficking investigation
    Journalist mom tweets “3-year-old for sale. $12 or best offer.” Following an anonymous tip, Lafayette County, Miss. initiates human trafficking investigation. And thus began what Alex McDaniel describes as the “most hellish…
  • Oct 18

    October 18 roundup

    October 18 roundup
    Research by Todd Henderson et al. suggests that lawyers may often do well as CEOs, and anticipating and reducing litigation risk may be a key mechanism [Stephen Bainbridge] Canada: Couple sues neighbors for $2.5 million for copying their…
Rank this Week: 27

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 19

    Immigration Article of the Day: Alternatives to Immigration Detention by Fatma E. Marouf

    Immigration Article of the Day: Alternatives to Immigration Detention by Fatma E. Marouf
    Alternatives to Immigration Detention by Fatma E. Marouf Abstract The United States places over 440,000 people each year in immigration detention, far more than any other country in the world. This Article argues that there are compelling…
  • Oct 18

    You Playlist: Elisa Koreene

    You Playlist: Elisa Koreene
    Here's a song for you history buffs: Mail Order Bride. It's by Elisa Korenne, a Minnesotan singer-songwriter. And it's about a real woman named of Rachel Calof. Born in Russia, Rachel came to the US as a mail order bride,...
  • Oct 18

    For You New Yorkers: Undocumented

    For You New Yorkers: Undocumented
    UNDOCUMENTED Joe's Pub November 19 Ticket Price: $20.00 - $50.00 Doors at 1:30PM Show at 2PM En Garde Arts has commissioned Chilean/Costa Rican-American playwright Andrea Thome, Puerto Rican director José Zayas with music by Sinuhe Padilla…
Rank this Week: 26

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 29

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 19

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed
    An amended version of Bill 62, An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality and, in particular, to provide a framework for religious accommodation requests in certain bodies to foster respect for religious neutrality of the state…
  • Oct 19

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 2: Where Is Access to Justice?

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 2: Where Is Access to Justice?
    This blogpost addresses a second shortcoming in the foundational framing and materials for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s unfolding Dialogue on Licensing. In Part 1, I argued that the initial arguments and subsequent materials that…
  • Oct 18

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Zheng v Your New Car Calgary…
Rank this Week: 31

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Oct 18

    Legal Tech: Case Management Software

    Legal Tech: Case Management Software
    It took me a long time to believe in case management software. Not the idea of it–I’ve liked the idea for 20 years. But in practice, it hasn’t worked for me until now. I installed a case management software program when I…
  • Oct 18

    Legal Tech: Case Management Software

    Legal Tech: Case Management Software
    It took me a long time to believe in case management software. Not the idea of it–I’ve liked the idea for 20 years. But in practice, it hasn’t worked for me until now. I installed a case management software program when I…
  • Oct 16

    October Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    October Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the October 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $1,128,744 verdict- Coahoma County medical malpractice trial mentioned here (3/30/17); defense verdict- Lamar County car wreck case (8/30/17); defense verdict-…
Rank this Week: 30

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 33

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 32

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Oct 19

    News Headlines for Oct 19, 2017

    News Headlines for Oct 19, 2017
    Auto Masters files Large Bankruptcy Case in Middle District of Tennessee ,Owner of Romano’s Macaroni Grill Files for Bankruptcy ,American Apparel Preference Actions Filed in Delaware Bankruptcy Court | Fox Rothschild LLP ,Restructuring…
  • Oct 19

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 19, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 19, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Oct 18

    Read Issue #176 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #176 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #176) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 36

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Oct 18

    Divorce Investigations: Documents to Refute Income Claim

    Divorce Investigations: Documents to Refute Income Claim
    When parties are divorcing, it is not unusual for claims to be made about declining income or lack of assets. Tracy talks about some of the documents that could be used to refute these claims and to prove the existence of assets or streams of…
  • Oct 12

    What Is a Lifestyle Analysis?

    What Is a Lifestyle Analysis?
    Tracy Coenen talks about the lifestyle analysis in divorce cases: what it is, and the basic uses for it.
  • Oct 9

    The Face of Forensic Accounting

    The Face of Forensic Accounting
    Tracy Coenen recently appeared in Milwaukee Magazine’s Faces of Milwaukee feature. When you need to find lost or hidden money, forensic accountant Tracy Coenen is the detective you want on your side. She doesn’t just add up the…
Rank this Week: 34

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 16

    Common Mistakes in High Net Worth Divorce

    Common Mistakes in High Net Worth Divorce
    For most people, divorce is not easy and breaking up isn’t always the most difficult part of the process – it’s often dealing with child custody and severing the financial ties. For high-net-worth individuals, the…
  • Oct 9

    9 Things to Know About a Gray Divorce

    9 Things to Know About a Gray Divorce
    If you’re a Baby Boomer, you grew up in an era when divorce was far rarer than it is today. A lot has changed since you first said your wedding vows. In the 1960s and 1970s, most women were stay-at-home mothers, but nowadays…
  • Oct 2

    Your Marriage Under Stre

    Your Marriage Under Stre
    On a couple’s wedding day, the bride and groom make promises to each other, such as “I’ll love you for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” Or, perhaps…
Rank this Week: 35

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 19

    Article on Corporate Family Law

    Article on Corporate Family Law
    Allison Anna Tait recently posted an Article entitled, Corporate Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: There is no such thing as corporate family law. But there are…
  • Oct 19

    Article on Tax Savings with Income-Based Charitable Bequest

    Article on Tax Savings with Income-Based Charitable Bequest
    Estate planners typically view charitable bequests as a means to avoid estate tax but not income tax. This narrow perspective represents a lost opportunity for income tax savings. Such savings may be achieved through income-based charitable…
  • Oct 19

    Trump Tax Plan Paints Pretty Picture for Art Collector

    Trump Tax Plan Paints Pretty Picture for Art Collector
    Attorney Malcom Taub, an expert in law dealing with art, noted that the abrogation of the estate tax might be bad news for universities, museums, and other institutions that benefit from the federal government vandalizing the estates of…
Rank this Week: 37

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 38

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    USCIRF Condemns Pakistan's Blasphemy Convictions of Ahmadi

    USCIRF Condemns Pakistan's Blasphemy Convictions of Ahmadi
    The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom issued a press release yesterday condemning Pakistan for sentencing three Ahmadis to death for blasphemy.  Voice of America reports that the three were sentenced Wednesday by a court…
  • Oct 19

    Court Dismisses Parents' Complaint of Coerced Baptism of Son

    Court Dismisses Parents' Complaint of Coerced Baptism of Son
    In Defibaugh v. Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio Board of Trustees,  (ND OH, Oct. 16, 2017), an Ohio federal district court dismissed a suit by parents of a minor child who contend that the mentor assigned by a juvenile court…
  • Oct 19

    4th Circuit: Latin Cross War Memorial Violates Establishment Clause

    4th Circuit: Latin Cross War Memorial Violates Establishment Clause
    In American Humanist Association v. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, (4th Cir., Oct. 18, 2017), the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-1 decision held that a 40-foot tall Latin Cross on government property…
Rank this Week: 44

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Oct 17

    UM Carrier Obtains Dismissal Because of Failure to Obtain Service on Driver

    UM Carrier Obtains Dismissal Because of Failure to Obtain Service on Driver
    Where plaintiff failed to have service issued for over a year against the defendant driver in a car accident case, her claim against her uninsured motorist insurance carrier was barred. In Davis v. Grange Mutual Casualty Group, No.…
  • Oct 13

    Negligent Weapon Storage and Failure to Prevent Suicide

    Negligent Weapon Storage and Failure to Prevent Suicide
    Where a defendant knew of decedent’s past suicide attempt, knew she was suffering from depression, and knew he had just ended his relationship with her, the trial court was wrong to grant summary judgment on a negligence case related to…
  • Oct 11

    Pro Se Suit Against Local Government Time-Barred

    Pro Se Suit Against Local Government Time-Barred
    The statute of limitations for a claim falling under the GTLA is one year. In Thigpen v. Trousdale County Highway Department, No. M2016-02556-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Sept. 19, 2017), a pro se plaintiff filed suit against the highway…
Rank this Week: 39

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Laguna Beach Car Accident

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Laguna Beach Car Accident
    A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a Laguna Beach car accident after colliding with a vehicle that was making a left turn out of a home. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of…
  • Oct 16

    Two Killed in Long Beach Street Racing Crash

    Two Killed in Long Beach Street Racing Crash
    A two-car accident in Long Beach that left two people dead may have been caused by street racing, officials said. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the car crash occurred the night of October 14, 2017 in the 600 block of…
  • Oct 12

    Four Critically Injured in Los Alamitos Pedestrian Accident

    Four Critically Injured in Los Alamitos Pedestrian Accident
    Four people were critically injured in a pedestrian accident in Los Alamitos in the afternoon of October 11, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred near the intersection of Ball Road and…
Rank this Week: 42

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Oct 16

    In West Africa, youth ambassadors serve as family planning advocate

    In West Africa, youth ambassadors serve as family planning advocate
    Devex (Oct. 3, 2017): In West Africa, youth ambassadors serve as family planning advocates, by Christin Roby: In West Africa, young people are receiving training from health professionals and becoming community-based family planning…
  • Oct 13

    Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rule

    Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rule
    The Guardian (Oct. 11, 2017): Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rules On Wednesday, India's supreme court ruled against an sexual assault law exception which allowed men to have sex with girls as young as 15 years...
  • Oct 7

    Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate

    Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate
    Washington Post (Oct. 6, 2017): Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, by Juliet Eilperin, Amy Goldstein and William Wan: In the next move on Trump's path to dismantle as many Obama-administration…
Rank this Week: 41

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

Covers recent developments in the immigration field. By Peter Messersmith.

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Oct 15

    NIW Requirement

    NIW Requirement
    NIW Requirements The bare minimum qualification for the NIW standard is that the foreign national is a member of the professions holding an advanced degree, defined as a bachelor’s degree with five years of progressive experience or a…
  • Oct 10

    Motion to Reopen

    Motion to Reopen
    Motion to Reopen When USCIS denies a case, the applicant normally has the opportunity to file a motion to reopen, motion to reconsider and/or an appeal.  A motion to reopen, reconsider, or an appeal must be filed within 30 days of…
  • Sep 25

    New USCIS Interview Requirements for EB1, EB2, NIW, EB3 – Chicago USCIS Office

    New USCIS Interview Requirements for EB1, EB2, NIW, EB3 – Chicago USCIS Office
    New USCIS Interview for Employment Based I485 Applicants For the past 15 years, USCIS has only required in person interview of employment based I485 applicants in situations where the USCIS adjudicator believed the applicant may have…
Rank this Week: 45

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Oct 10

    Susskind on legal education: reactions from law school leader

    Susskind on legal education: reactions from law school leader
    Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Law.com, Oct. 10, 2017 “Legal education is better than Richard Susskind realizes.”
  • Oct 9

    Compelled association

    Compelled association
    Catherine Fisk quoted by Slate, Oct. 9, 2017 As professors Catherine Fisk and Margaux Poueymirou have persuasively argued, though, that if the Supreme Court holds that compulsory fair share fees are unconstitutional because they require…
  • Oct 9

    Savoring life on Earth — while I keep my nuclear survival kit ready

    Savoring life on Earth — while I keep my nuclear survival kit ready
    Susan Gluss writes for San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 9, 2017 The political noise, partisan gabfests and air-wave chatter obscure the fact that we are simply human, an animal species whose time is limited. Out of all the possible combinations…
Rank this Week: 43

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Oct 9

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study
    A new and really fascinating case study about environmental mass tort litigation against Du Pont was posted recently by the NBER. You can find the piece here. It demonstrates how a company came to ignore the injuries that its product...
  • Aug 16

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?
    There is a persistent question in multidistrict proceedings: what duties do lead lawyers owe to individual plaintiffs who have no direct attorney-client relationship with them? That's the question at the heart of a recent opinion by Judge…
  • Aug 7

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial
    Bellwether trials are a mass tort phenomenon that is often reported in the media, but too often journalists put more emphasis on an individual trial or even a small set of trials than is warranted. This post tries to explain...
Rank this Week: 40