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Lawfare

Lawfare

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

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

    FBI Director Christopher Wray Defends FISA Section 702

    FBI Director Christopher Wray Defends FISA Section 702
    On Friday, FBI Director Christopher Wray delivered a speech at the Heritage Foundation concerning FISA Section 702. The following is his speech as delivered:  Thanks, David and thanks to the Heritage Foundation for putting on…
  • Oct 17

    Decrypting the Going Dark Debate

    Decrypting the Going Dark Debate
    On Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gave remarks about encryption at the U.S. Naval Academy. His speech as prepared for delivery can be read here. It’s an interesting speech for a variety of reasons, not least of which…
  • Oct 17

    Treating Right-Wing Violence as Terrorism: What If Deeds Match Rhetoric?

    Treating Right-Wing Violence as Terrorism: What If Deeds Match Rhetoric?
    Note: This essay draws on a longer piece on the same subject I have written for Foreign Affairs. A previous essay looks at whether right-wing violence should be labeled “terrorism.” Words matter, but deeds matter more. As I noted…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 45

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: International Journal of Transitional Justice

    New Issue: International Journal of Transitional Justice
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Transitional Justice (Vol. 10, no. 3, November 2017) is out. Contents include:Editorial M Brinton Lykes & Hugo van der Merwe, Exploring/Expanding the Reach of Transitional Justice …
  • Oct 17

    Eckes: Integrated Rights Protection in the European and International Context: Some Reflections About Limits and Consequence

    Eckes: Integrated Rights Protection in the European and International Context: Some Reflections About Limits and Consequence
    Christina Eckes (Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance) has posted Integrated Rights Protection in the European and International Context: Some Reflections About Limits and Consequences (in Interfaces between EU and International…
  • Oct 17

    Call for Submissions: The Law Behind Rule of Law Transfers (Update)

    Call for Submissions: The Law Behind Rule of Law Transfers (Update)
    The Goettingen Journal of International Law has issued a call for submissions for a special issue on "The Law Behind Rule of Law Transfers." The deadline for the submission of paper abstracts has been extended until October 29, 2017. Here's…
Rank this Week: 48

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: 49

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Oct 17

    Bent out of Shape, or Not

    Bent out of Shape, or Not
    I look forward to Bryan Garner’s Usage Tip, which arrives every day by email, but he sometimes gets thing wrong. Today’s entry is for bend>bent>bent, which beings as follows: bend > bent > bent. So inflected (although on…
  • Oct 17

    LaVerne Law Names Kevin Marshall Interim Dean

    LaVerne Law Names Kevin Marshall Interim Dean
    Gilbert Holmes has stepped down as dean of LaVerne Law after a four year run in the position. The University of LaVerne has named Kevin Marshall, a longtime faculty member its interim dean of the law school.
  • Oct 16

    Penn State Hiring Announcement

    Penn State Hiring Announcement
    Penn State Law, located on Penn State’s University Park Campus, is hiring at least two new faculty members to start in Fall 2018. Penn State’s School of International Affairs and the College of Education also have searches this fall…
Rank this Week: 51

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

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

    Sheehy on Sexual Assault on Campu

    Sheehy on Sexual Assault on Campu
    Elizabeth A. Sheehy (University of Ottawa - Common Law Section) has posted Making Universities Safe for Women: Sexual Assault on Campus (in Wayne Antony, Jessica Antony & Les Samuelson, eds. Power and Resistance: Critical Thinking About…
  • Oct 16

    Joh on Deadly Force by Private Security Robot

    Joh on Deadly Force by Private Security Robot
    Elizabeth E. Joh (University of California, Davis - School of Law) has posted 'A Certain Dangerous Engine': Private Security Robots, Artificial Intelligence, and Deadly Force (UC Davis L. Rev., 2017, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Oct 16

    Cook on Sex Offender Registration

    Cook on Sex Offender Registration
    Blanche Bong Cook (Wayne State University Law School) has posted Complicit Bias: Sex Offender Registration as a Penalty for Obstructing Sex-Trafficking Prosecutions (Preliminary Draft) (Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 138, 2017) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Oct 16

    CFPB student-loan ombudsman issues report on agency's enforcement activity

    CFPB student-loan ombudsman issues report on agency's enforcement activity
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's student-loan ombudsman has issued his annual report. It finds that while the agency has made progress in making the student-loan repayment process fairness, serious problems remain. [C]omplaints by…
  • Oct 16

    FTC and state AGs to jointly combat student debt relief scam

    FTC and state AGs to jointly combat student debt relief scam
    The Washington Post reports that the Federal Trade and 12 state attorneys general have formed a task force to crack down on student debt relief scams. "The federal-state initiative, dubbed Operation Game of Loans, is responsible for five…
  • Oct 16

    "The truth about the arbitration rule is it protects American consumers"

    "The truth about the arbitration rule is it protects American consumers"
    I don't post every article about the Consumer Financial Protection bureau rule barring financial services companies from using forced arbitration provisions to impose class-action bans on consumers. But I wanted to pass along this one by CFPB…
Rank this Week: 50

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 13

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017
    City of Helena v. C. Brown DA 17-0019 2017 MT 248 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Oct 11

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017
    King Arthur v. Rosecrance DA 17-0083 2017 MT 251N Civil – Justice Court Appeal State v. T. Allison DA 16-0498 2017 MT 250N Criminal – DUI-Felony Parenting of R.J.N H.E.N. DA 17-0041 2017 MT 249 Civil – Domestic Relations…
  • Oct 5

    OPINION – October 5, 2017

    OPINION – October 5, 2017
    Fishman v. GRBR DA 17-0214 2017 MT 245 Civil – Negligence
Rank this Week: 52

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

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

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

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

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 54

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer
    FINRA Sanctions Wells Fargo for Risky ETPs According to reports on Monday, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment…
  • Oct 13

    Steven John Meyer Barred from Securities Industry

    Steven John Meyer Barred from Securities Industry
    Steven John Meyer, Recovery of Investment Losses According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Steven John Meyer of Staten Island, New York, has been barred from the securities industry. In August, Steven John Meyer was barred by…
  • Oct 12

    Variable Annuity Switching – Securities Fraud Lawyer

    Variable Annuity Switching – Securities Fraud Lawyer
    Investment Losses due to Variable Annuity Switching Have you been a victim of Variable Annuity Switching? If so, The White Law Group may be able to assist you in the recovery of your investment losses. An annuity is a form of insurance that…
Rank this Week: 56

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Law related talks from the Pace community.

http://pacelawlibrary.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 12

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information
    In July 2012, the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) presented a program at the annual conference in Boston, MA titled Access…
  • Dec 21

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute
    Hello! For our last podcast of the year 2012, the Library is proud to feature one of our John Jay Legal Services clinical programs – Pace Investor Rights Clinic, also known as PIRC. With the leadership, mentoring, and support of…
  • Jun 4

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012
    The fourth annual Bookbag to Briefcase program was held on April 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Pace Law Library, offering a wide range of tips and tricks to students on how to succeed in a law firm environment. Students attended this…
Rank this Week: 55

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

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

    San Antonio Based Investment Professionals Inc. Sanctioned for Unsuitable Advice

    San Antonio Based Investment Professionals Inc. Sanctioned for Unsuitable Advice
    October 2017-San Antonio, Texas San Antonio, Texas, based stock brokerage firm Investment Professionals, Inc.  (IPI)  recently was ordered by William F. Galvin of the Massachusetts Securities Division to pay a $100,000…
  • Oct 16

    VSR Financial Services-How to Recover Damages On Investment Losse

    VSR Financial Services-How to Recover Damages On Investment Losse
    OCTOBER  2017–VSR Financial Services closed down its operations in the Fall of 2016. Many of its brokers and clients have been transferred to Summit Brokerage Services, a related entity which is part of the Cetera Financial…
  • Oct 15

    Andrew “Todd” Yocum Investigation Continues-The VIllages, FL

    Andrew “Todd” Yocum Investigation Continues-The VIllages, FL
    The Villages Florida UPDATE OCTOBER 2017–FINRA records disclose that Andrew “Todd” Yocum has two prior final regulatory matters resulting in his bar from the industry. There are 10 currently pending customer disputes and 23…
Rank this Week: 61

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: 57

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

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

    Make China Trademarks a Priority

    Make China Trademarks a Priority
    I am not a big fan of filing Madrid Protocol applications for China. In certain situations, they can work well, but when they don’t work (which is fairly often, especially when applications are filed without forethought) the trademark…
  • Oct 15

    China Employee Terminations: Make Them Mutual When Possible

    China Employee Terminations: Make Them Mutual When Possible
    Terminating China-based employees is difficult. Article 40(2) of China’s Labor Contract Law permits an employer to unilaterally terminate an employee, with severance, if the employee is incompetent and remains incompetent…
  • Oct 15

    China Employee Terminations and Why Mutual Terminations so Often Make Sense

    China Employee Terminations and Why Mutual Terminations so Often Make Sense
    Terminating China-based employees is difficult. Article 40(2) of China’s Labor Contract Law permits an employer to unilaterally terminate an employee, with severance, if the employee is incompetent and remains incompetent…
Rank this Week: 58

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: 60

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 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…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 59

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 62

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

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

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

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

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

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

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

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
Rank this Week: 64

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 63

IPKat

IPKat

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

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

    Book Review: EU Intellectual Property Law and Policy

    Book Review: EU Intellectual Property Law and Policy
    The second edition of Catherine Seville's EU Intellectual Property Law and Policy promises an updated account of key topics and considerations of the EU's law and policy in the digital realm. Part of the Elgar European Law series, the book…
  • Oct 16

    From Alicante to Munich - the EPO appoints its new President

    From Alicante to Munich - the EPO appoints its new President
    The EPO has announced that Antonio Campinos has been elected as its new President. His appointment will be for a five-year term starting on 1 July 2018. Mr. Campinos, a Portuguese national, is currently Executive Director of the European…
  • Oct 16

    Another German decision questions reasonableness of GS Media presumption if generally applied

    Another German decision questions reasonableness of GS Media presumption if generally applied
    A few weeks ago this blog reportedon the judgment of the German Federal Court of Justice which decided that the presumption of knowledge envisaged by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in GS Media [Katposts here] for for-profit…
Rank this Week: 67

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."
    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense." That's the 11th Circuit's newest judge, Kevin Newsom, who is quickly making a name for himself as a folksy, fun writer. From the intro to this opinion:It is hornbook law that rights of all…
  • Oct 16

    Complete list of District Court Applicant

    Complete list of District Court Applicant
    In case you missed Friday's post, here is a complete list of the 45 applicants for the 5 open District Court seats in the Southern District of Florida (which will all be in the "Northern Division" -- i.e., Broward, Palm Beach, and Ft.…
  • Oct 13

    Status of U.S. Attorney, Magistrate Judge, and U.S. District Judge (UPDATED)

    Status of U.S. Attorney, Magistrate Judge, and U.S. District Judge (UPDATED)
    Lots of tips are coming in regarding the open positions in the Southern District of Florida.  From the tips I have received, here is what we know:-- There was a new round of interviews in D.C. for U.S. Attorney.  It appears that the…
Rank this Week: 68

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 69

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Former Rutgers Player Sues Alma Mater Over Nickname

    Former Rutgers Player Sues Alma Mater Over Nickname
    Moving along from Steve’s post on our alma mater of the University of Iowa, a former Rutgers football player has a more negative view of his former school. A few years ago, the Rutgers football program started allowing position groups…
  • Oct 13

    Owning a (Wholesome) Four Letter Word

    Owning a (Wholesome) Four Letter Word
    I’m not talking about those kinds of four letter words (by the way, we’re still awaiting the Brunetti decision to learn their fate), so today I’m talking about this wholesome kind: Inquiring minds may wonder (and…
  • Oct 11

    Is It Five O’Clock (or 1700 Hours) Somewhere?

    Is It Five O’Clock (or 1700 Hours) Somewhere?
    You’re probably familiar with the song “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” by Jimmy Buffet and Alan Jackson. It was the number one country single of the year back in 2003. A few years later, Jimmy Buffet submitted…
Rank this Week: 65

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 66

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/
Rank this Week: 72

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 70

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Is Your Child’s Car Seat Prepared for a Crash?

    Is Your Child’s Car Seat Prepared for a Crash?
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), children’s car seats are commonly installed incorrectly. More often than not, actually. Thanks to research and advancements in technology, car seats get safer…
  • Oct 11

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?
    Now that school is back in full swing, there are millions of children playing on playgrounds every day. Playgrounds provide kids with an opportunity to have fun, unwind, and engage in creative play. But when playground equipment is not…
  • Oct 4

    $3 Million Award in Delaware Birth Injury Case

    $3 Million Award in Delaware Birth Injury Case
    In 2014, Monica Broughton filed a lawsuit against the doctor who delivered her son six years earlier. Amari Broughton-Fleming, now nine years old, suffered nerve damage during birth. During his delivery – which was induced –…
Rank this Week: 71

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 74

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    PhilArchive

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

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

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

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

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

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

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

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

    Government Settles 13 Contraceptive Mandate Case

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

    Christian School's Zoning Exclusion Did Not Violate RLUIPA

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

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Tuesday Talk*: The Land of the Free?

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

    Buying Bombast: The Preet Syndrome

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

    Bennett: The Art of Impeachment With A Prior Inconsistent Statement

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

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 79

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

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

    Man Crashes Car in Laguna Beach After Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel

    Man Crashes Car in Laguna Beach After Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel
    According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a man driving along Laguna Canyon Road the night of October 15, 2017 fell asleep at the wheel, lost control of his vehicle and struck a power pole knocking live wires across the…
  • Oct 10

    Four Cyclists Injured in Marin County Hit and Run Crash

    Four Cyclists Injured in Marin County Hit and Run Crash
    Four bicyclists were injured – one of them severely – in a hit-and-run crash in Marin County after the driver of a pickup truck veered into them. According to reports in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, the major injury collision…
  • Sep 28

    Woman Killed in West Covina Hit and Run Crash

    Woman Killed in West Covina Hit and Run Crash
    A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash in West Covina after a driver struck her as she was crossing the street. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of…
Rank this Week: 80

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Kendrick on Free Speech as a Special Right @lckendrick

    Kendrick on Free Speech as a Special Right @lckendrick
    Leslie Kendrick, University of Virginia School of Law, has published Free Speech as a Special Right at 45 Philosophy and Public Affairs 87 (2017). Here is the abstract. Many theorists treat free speech as a special right. Other theorists…
  • Oct 5

    Trump Suggests Senate Committee Should Look Into US Media's "Fake News Stories"

    Trump Suggests Senate Committee Should Look Into US Media's "Fake News Stories"
    Donald Trump seems to want the Senate Intelligence Committee to look into whether the media is reporting "made up news." Today he tweeted, "Why Isn't the Senate Intel Committee looking into the Fake News Networks in OUR country…
  • Oct 5

    Koltay on Internet Gatekeepers as Editors: The Case of Online Comment

    Koltay on Internet Gatekeepers as Editors: The Case of Online Comment
    András Koltay, Peter Pazmany Catholic University; Hungarian Academy of Sciences, has published Internet Gatekeepers as Editors – The Case of Online Comments. Here is the abstract. This paper discusses certain liability issues related to a…
Rank this Week: 78

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

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

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

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question

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

    Birth Injury Claims on Behalf of Military Parents | New Opinion

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

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

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?
    How much is an injury case worth in Maryland? Jury Verdict Research published a new Maryland specific study on the median compensation awards for car, truck and motorcycle accidents. In cases that go to trial, the median recovery was $11,328.…
Rank this Week: 77

Lawsuit Information Center Blog

Lawsuit Information Center Blog

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    New York Settles with Boxer Abdusalamov for $22 Million

    New York Settles with Boxer Abdusalamov for $22 Million
    The state of New York agreed on Friday to settle a lawsuit filed by former heavyweight boxer Magomed Abdusalamov for $22 million.  It is thought to be the largest amount ever paid by the state of New York in a settlement. Facts in…
  • Sep 12

    Average Injury Verdicts in California

    Average Injury Verdicts in California
    Jury Verdict Research found earlier this year that the average money damage award for personal injury trials in California is $1,814,094. The median verdict, perhaps a better statistic, is $114,305. Other interesting facts from the study: The…
  • Aug 9

    Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawsuit

    Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawsuit
    Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers among women throughout the world. In the United States, it is estimated that approximately 75% of women will contract human Papillomavirus (“HPV”) infection, a sexually transmitted…
Rank this Week: 76

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 81

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

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

    Advisor David Zier Investigated Over ZAM Fund Investment Scheme

    Advisor David Zier Investigated Over ZAM Fund Investment Scheme
    According to BrokerCheck records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) advisor David Zier (Zier), in October 2014, was terminated by his then employer City National Securities, Inc. (City National) and was under…
  • Oct 16

    Advisor Scott Newsholme Accused of Stealing More than $1 Million From Client

    Advisor Scott Newsholme Accused of Stealing More than $1 Million From Client
    According to BrokerCheck records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) advisor Scott Newsholme (Newsholme), in September 2017, was accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of stealing more than $1 million…
  • Oct 15

    Advisor William Glaser Under FBI Investigation in Connection With Paul Creager Real Estate Securitie

    Advisor William Glaser Under FBI Investigation in Connection With Paul Creager Real Estate Securitie
    According to BrokerCheck records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) advisor William Glaser (Glaser), in September 2017, was accused by FINRA of failing to cooperate in an investigation into the circumstances…
Rank this Week: 85

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 16

    Oil States and SAS arguments set for November 27

    Oil States and SAS arguments set for November 27
    Oral arguments for both Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, No. 16-712 and SAS Institute Inc. v. Matal, No. 16-969, have been set for November 27, 2017. Oil States challenges the AIA trial…
  • Oct 15

    Application Pendency

    Application Pendency
    The chart below shows the pendency timing for issued US patents — looking particularly at the time from priority filing (including foreign priority claims) until issuance of the US patent.  To smooth the chart a bit, I…
  • Oct 12

    Impact of the 15-year Design Patent Term

    Impact of the 15-year Design Patent Term
    If I were preparing to file a design patent around early May 2015, I might have held-off a bit on the filing to pass the May 13, 2015 threshold.  Design patents stemming from applications filed on or after that date have a…
Rank this Week: 86

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

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

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

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

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information
    The American Branch of the International Law Association (AmBranch or ABILA) and the International Law Students Association (ILSA) are about to host yet another edition of the popular and well-worth-your-time International Law Weekend from…
  • Sep 27

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79
    We are still stunned by the sad news of the passing of Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni. Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1937, M. Cherif Bassiouni immigrated to the United States in 1962. He was an Emeritus Professor of Law at...
  • Sep 27

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law was scheduled to meet next month in San Juan in a pre-meeting module just prior to its Fall Meeting in Miami. That meeting in San Juan has been postponed because of the...
Rank this Week: 88

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 90

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 89

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 84

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: 87