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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

http://news.wustl.edu/_layouts/WUSTL.SharePoint.WebParts/CustomFeed.aspx?xsl=1&web=/schools/Law&page=ffd03ae5-7e53-44de-89b3-4672f3ea5710&wp=afe32abc-2fc9-4eac-80d2-26a459662960
  • Nov 10

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • Apr 21

    Media Advisory: John Paul Stevens on campus April 25

    Media Advisory: John Paul Stevens on campus April 25
    At 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis and the Assembly Series welcomes to campus John Paul Stevens, who served as an associate justice on the Supreme Court for 35 years until his retirement in…
  • Apr 18

    Are we there yet?

    Are we there yet?
    The six Washington University students who went to the Conference of the Parties (COP21) climate negotiations in Paris are well prepared, resilient, tough-minded and in this fight for the duration. The post Are we there yet? appeared…
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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
  • May 1

    Court Enters Final Judgments in Sky Capital Boiler Room Case

    Court Enters Final Judgments in Sky Capital Boiler Room Case
    Going Public LawyerThe Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that on April 8th the Honorable Paul A. Crotty of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York entered final judgments on…
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Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has put out a report assessing the definition of who qualifies as an accredited investor. The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act mandates that this definition be reevaluated every four years. Accredited…
  • Dec 29

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case
    Commerzbank is suing Wells Fargo (WFC) for losses sustained on failed mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The German finance firm claims the California lending giant did not properly supervise MBS during the housing bubble, which Commerzbank…
  • Apr 26

    Hedge Fund Investors Want to Withdraw $1.4 Billion from Brevan Howard Master Fund

    Hedge Fund Investors Want to Withdraw $1.4 Billion from Brevan Howard Master Fund
    According to Bloomberg sources say that investors in Brevan Howard Asset Management’s primary hedge fund are asking to withdraw about $1.4M from the fund in the wake of successive yearly declines and losses from the first quarter.The…
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Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Apr 30

    Oppenheimer Still Has Substantial Funds in Puerto Rico Municipal Bond Debt

    Oppenheimer Still Has Substantial Funds in Puerto Rico Municipal Bond Debt
    According to InvestmentNews, even with Puerto Rico heading toward default on its $72 billion in municipal debt, there are a number of funds that continue to hold the U.S. Territory’s bonds in their portfolios, such as the: · …
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Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
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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/
  • May 2

    Woolley & Farrow on New Legal Service Providers & Access to Justice

    Woolley & Farrow on New Legal Service Providers & Access to Justice
    Alice Woolley (University of Calgary) & Trevor C. W. Farrow (York University - Osgoode Hall Law School) have posted Addressing Access to Justice Through New Legal Service Providers: Opportunities and Challenges (3 Texas A & M Law…
  • May 2

    Perry on Liability of Strike Participants for Third Party Harm

    Perry on Liability of Strike Participants for Third Party Harm
    Ronen Perry (University of Haifa - Faculty of Law) has posted Strike-Out (Alabama Law Review, Vol. 68, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The article provides a structured efficiency-oriented response to a highly important question which…
  • May 2

    Krishnakumar on Textualism and Statutory Stare Decisi

    Krishnakumar on Textualism and Statutory Stare Decisi
    Anita S. Krishnakumar (St. John's University - School of Law) has posted Textualism and Statutory Stare Decisis on SSRN. Here is the abstract: On the surface, textualism and the doctrine of statutory stare decisis seem to have much in…
Rank this Week: 11

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • May 2

    Journalism Is Not a Crime

    Journalism Is Not a Crime
    Journalism is not a crime, yet the principles of free speech and a free press are threatened right across the world. To mark World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, we’re highlighting nine cases of journalists who have been locked up,…
  • Apr 29

    Making for a Just World

    Making for a Just World
    In Canvases of Courage, a documentary about artists working to advance global human rights, Jérôme Lagarrigue 96 IL (above) speaks about how his own experience surviving a hate crime in the 1980s inspired him to advocate for…
  • Apr 28

    CIA Torture Just Got One Step Closer to Facing Accountability

    CIA Torture Just Got One Step Closer to Facing Accountability
    In an unprecedented victory for torture accountability, the U.S. Justice Department decided not to block a private lawsuit from going forward, and to actually allow survivors and victims of CIA torture to have their their day in court.
Rank this Week: 46

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • May 2

    State Bar of Texas President-Elect campaign

    State Bar of Texas President-Elect campaign
    Due to State Bar campaigning rules I haven't been able to say anything about this on the weblog before now - all activity has to be on dedicated campaign internet and social media websites - but back in December my...
  • Apr 29

    EDTX denies plaintiff's motion for "exceptional case" under 285 after willful infringement verdict

    EDTX denies plaintiff's motion for "exceptional case" under 285 after willful infringement verdict
    Last year a jury in Judge Richard Schell's court in Plano returned a verdict for the plaintiff in Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions v. Intersil Corp., 4:08cv0451, a complex breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, tortious…
  • Apr 28

    Five (or Six) More Patent Verdict

    Five (or Six) More Patent Verdict
    Have been out of the office a lot lately doing lawyer-like things and needed to catch up on recent patent verdicts. I posted previously on the first four of the year, with the second ending the string of six defense...
Rank this Week: 165

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • May 2

    “Delegate Hunt Fuels Tussle on Little-Known Republican Committee”

    “Delegate Hunt Fuels Tussle on Little-Known Republican Committee”
    WSJ: Donald Trump’s first attempt to seize some control over the Republican National Committee and the course of the GOP convention is creating a showdown over a little-noticed election for a powerful internal post that helps determine…
  • May 2

    “Virginia Republicans Weigh Court Challenge to Voting Rights for Felons”

    “Virginia Republicans Weigh Court Challenge to Voting Rights for Felons”
    NYT: Carl W. Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, said he believed Mr. McAuliffe had the constitutional authority to restore the felons’ voting rights, but a lawsuit could impede voter registration ahead…
  • May 2

    “The real obstacle to voter turnout in Democratic primaries: caucuses”

    “The real obstacle to voter turnout in Democratic primaries: caucuses”
    Jeff Stein for Vox: Bernie Sanders wants to transform how the Democratic Party chooses its presidential nominee. To do so, Sanders has made abolishing the closed primary — which prevents independents from voting — one of his top…
Rank this Week: 189

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 2

    "Va. Supreme Court rules same-sex couples equal in divorce law"

    "Va. Supreme Court rules same-sex couples equal in divorce law"
    "Va. Supreme Court rules same-sex couples equal in divorce law": Graham Moomaw of The Richmond Times-Dispatch has this report. Tom Jackman of The Washington Post reports that "Va. Supreme Court recognizes unmarried same-sex couples are legal…
  • May 2

    "A Kickback Is a Conspiracy to Extort Yourself. Wait, What?"

    "A Kickback Is a Conspiracy to Extort Yourself. Wait, What?"
    "A Kickback Is a Conspiracy to Extort Yourself. Wait, What?" Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
  • May 2

    "On Judging Judges"

    "On Judging Judges"
    "On Judging Judges": Mark Herrmann has this post today at "Above the Law."
Rank this Week: 13

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 2

    Teaching to our student

    Teaching to our student
    It’s that time of the year when we are all involved in our favorite activities: writing and grading exams. For many of us, we’re relieved that exam time only comes at the end of the semester. But does that best serve our…
  • May 2

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016
    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016 ARTICLES An Economic Analysis Of Waiver Of Tort In Negligence Actions Edward M Iacobucci and Michael J Trebilcock The Inhospitable Court Elaine Craig Disgorgement:…
  • Apr 30

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd
    I am delighted to welcome Professor Nancy E. Dowd who will be joining us for a guest visit this month.  Professor Dowd holds the David H. Levin Chair in Family Law at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.  Professor…
Rank this Week: 33

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
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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/
  • May 2

    HEGSETH'S IN THE ARENA

    HEGSETH'S IN THE ARENA
    Join Us for a Book Discussion Featuring Army Veteran and Fox News Contributor Pete Hegseth Hegseth's new book In the Arena is a contemporary update to Theodore Roosevelt's iconic 'man in the arena' speech and illustrates…
  • May 2

    IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT J. GIUFFRA, SR.

    IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT J. GIUFFRA, SR.
    We are sorry to share the news of the passing of Robert J. Giuffra Sr. father of NYSTLA DirectorThomas Guiffra of Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra, LLP. Robert J., of Bronxville, New York and Otis, Massachusetts. Beloved…
  • May 2

    OHEP?

    OHEP?
    HOPE?
Rank this Week: 8

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ DRAWS AN OPPONENT .....

    JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ DRAWS AN OPPONENT .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS CONTINUES ... JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ HAS OPPOSITION .....In what's now becoming a regular occurrence over the past few days, another long time Incumbent Judge has drawn an opponent.Early on it was the likes of…
  • May 2

    NEW STUFF

    NEW STUFF
    El Chapo cafe at the REGJB is now open for business. There was a soft-no-announce opening last week. Probably because the coffee was horrible and the food worse, and there wasn't- according to reports- a lot available. Judge Sayfie still…
  • May 1

    FACDL AWARDS DINNER

    FACDL AWARDS DINNER
    The FACDL had their 263rd awards dinner last night at the Last Stop Bar in Florida City. Yes, the tradition dates back to a bunch of Calusta Native Americans sitting on a mound of shells in Florida Bay and handing out fresh lobster and…
Rank this Week: 98

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 2

    High on Aerosol Dust Clean? No DUI Charges with Synthetic Drug

    High on Aerosol Dust Clean? No DUI Charges with Synthetic Drug
    Synthetic drugs are causing a real dilemma for states striving to enforce laws against driving under the influence. Depending on the type of drug a driver uses to get high, prosecutors can find it next to impossible to obtain a DUI…
  • Apr 29

    Sentencing for DUI Driver Who Killed Three

    Sentencing for DUI Driver Who Killed Three
    There’s often some sense of relief when a driver convicted of multiple deaths due to DUI in Los Angeles goes to jail; at least that person will be off the road for a few years. But in Anderson County, South Carolina, a recent DUI…
  • Apr 27

    Philadelphia Nun Loses License After DUI Conviction

    Philadelphia Nun Loses License After DUI Conviction
    Arrests for DUI in Los Angeles frequently have a twist–a celebrity arrested, an incident involving some unusual circumstances. But L.A. doesn’t have a monopoly on strange DUI arrests, as evidenced by this East Coast case. A judge…
Rank this Week: 395

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 2

    Important Information About Medicare Taxes In 2016

    Important Information About Medicare Taxes In 2016
    This article discusses how there will be no adjustments to the Medicare tax that people will have to pay in 2016. In the Affordable Care Act (ACA) congress had imposed a 0.9 percent tax on high income earners called the...
  • May 2

    Scenarios To Consider Before Making Social Security Decision

    Scenarios To Consider Before Making Social Security Decision
    This article provides important information that people need to know about Social Security. People need to be aware of the fact that the full retirement age is changing, and this article offers a chart that shows the ages which the...
  • May 2

    Article On Special Needs Planning

    Article On Special Needs Planning
    Bernard A Krooks (Littman Krooks LLP New York, New York) recently published an outline entitled, Special Needs – Special Trusts – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Clients And You!, Wealth Strategies Journal, reprinted with permission…
Rank this Week: 21

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 2

    Publisher’s Platform: Will the Justice Department look at Dole’s History of Recalls and Outbreaks?

    Publisher’s Platform: Will the Justice Department look at Dole’s History of Recalls and Outbreaks?
    In a press release last week Dole announced that it had “recently been contacted by the Department of Justice in connection with its own investigation, and we will be similarly cooperating with the DOJ to answer questions and…
  • May 1

    Good and bad news about Salmonella in retail meat, poultry

    Good and bad news about Salmonella in retail meat, poultry
    A new interim report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) measuring antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella isolated from raw retail meat and poultry found both encouraging and concerning trends. The report included…
  • May 1

    No checklists? Your food safety plan is incomplete

    No checklists? Your food safety plan is incomplete
    There’s a reason Santa and Mom always use checklists. They work. It’s no different in the realm of food safety. Make a list, check it twice, have a backup plan. In many ways, that’s what the Food Safety Modernization Act…
Rank this Week: 67

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

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 2

    Who needs George RR Martin when we have HBO?

    Who needs George RR Martin when we have HBO?
    If like me you are a sf/fantasy fan sick and tired of waiting for George Martin to get off his butt and finish the ASOIAF books, the good news is that we no longer need him: No longer tethered to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 2

    Facebook's proposed issuance of nonvoting stock challenged in Delaware Chancery Court

    Facebook's proposed issuance of nonvoting stock challenged in Delaware Chancery Court
    NBC reports: A Facebook shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 2

    Hodak to Facebook shareholders: You made your bed, now lie in it

    Hodak to Facebook shareholders: You made your bed, now lie in it
    Marc Hodak on Facebook's plan to issue non-voting stock: I’ve been hearing a lot of angst about Facebook’s decision to issue a new class of non-voting shares for the express purpose of preventing... [[ This is a content summary…
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Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • May 2

    Local Fracturing Bans Preempted in Colorado

    Local Fracturing Bans Preempted in Colorado
    Following a general trend toward state preemption of local control over oil and gas development, the Colorado Supreme Court issued two opinions today finding that Colorado law preempts local hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) bans and…
  • May 2

    The Surprising Evolution of Federal Stream Protection

    The Surprising Evolution of Federal Stream Protection
    Right now, the United States’ second-most-heated environmental controversy—behind only the Clean Power Plan—involves the Clean Water Rule, which seeks to clarify the scope of federal regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.…
  • Mar 30

    A Few Reactions to the Hawkes Oral Argument

    A Few Reactions to the Hawkes Oral Argument
    The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument this morning in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes, a case considering whether "jurisdictional determinations" under the Clean Water Act are subject to judicial review. Below…
Rank this Week: 549

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 14

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 2

    Private Company Management Liability Insurance Tune-Up Tip

    Private Company Management Liability Insurance Tune-Up Tip
    The private company management liability insurance environment is constantly changing. The liability environment is constantly evolving. Because of the changes in liabilities and exposures and because of the competitive nature of the…
  • May 1

    The Yates Memo: What Impact So Far?

    The Yates Memo: What Impact So Far?
    It has now been seven months since the U.S. Department of Justice announced — in the form of a September 9, 2015 memo from Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates — that it was adopting a policy focused on individual accountability…
  • Apr 28

    Despite Swiss Forum Selection Clause, U.S. Court Orders FIFA’s Insurers to Advance Insured’s Defense Expense

    Despite Swiss Forum Selection Clause, U.S. Court Orders FIFA’s Insurers to Advance Insured’s Defense Expense
    One of the key current concerns in the global D&O insurance marketplace involves questions of cross-border implementation of insurance policy responsibilities and requirements. This concern is usually presented as a problem for…
Rank this Week: 456

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 2

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia
    “Several were almost tharn—that is, in that state of staring, glazed paralysis that comes over terrified or exhausted rabbits, so that they sit and watch their enemies—weasels or humans—approach to take their…
  • May 2

    De-Automate Your Destruction

    De-Automate Your Destruction
    An Internet connection can automate damage to your law practice and reputation. A lawyer can’t practice without the Internet but there are ways to reduce the opportunities to be attacked. There are common applications that have become…
  • May 2

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
Rank this Week: 32

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 55

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • May 2

    New Series on Houdini, Conan Doyle Friendship Debuts On Fox Tonight

    New Series on Houdini, Conan Doyle Friendship Debuts On Fox Tonight
    The new series Houdini and Doyle premieres tonight on Fox (9 EDT, 8 Central). The Hollywood Reporter's Tim Goodman weighs in with an early review here. For more on the real-life friendship (and subsequent break-up) of Harry and Sir Arthur,...
  • Apr 18

    "Now You See Me" Will Not Vanish After One Sequel

    "Now You See Me" Will Not Vanish After One Sequel
    According to the Independent, the magical caper film Now You See Me is getting not one but two sequels, both to be directed by Jon M. Chu. Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine...
  • Mar 21

    Houdini, Lovecraft, and a Lost Manuscript

    Houdini, Lovecraft, and a Lost Manuscript
    From the Guardian: news that a long-lost H. P. Lovecraft manuscript has surfaced. This one is of particular interest to magicians. It's a piece Harry Houdini asked Lovecraft to ghostwrite (a particularly appropriate term) for him; the subject…
Rank this Week: 688

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Idaho State Brand Inspector Resigns After Criminal Charges Are Filed

    Idaho State Brand Inspector Resigns After Criminal Charges Are Filed
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer…
  • May 2

    Commercial Vehicle crash blocks US-95

    Commercial Vehicle crash blocks US-95
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • May 1

    *FINAL UPDATE* Injury Crash in Bannock County

    *FINAL UPDATE* Injury Crash in Bannock County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
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Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • May 2

    Utah Woman Charged With Child Kidnapping Her Own Grandson

    Utah Woman Charged With Child Kidnapping Her Own Grandson
    A Heber, Utah woman was arrested and charged with child kidnapping after she took her own grandson and fled the state. Unauthorized trip with Grandma 56 year old Donna E. Jones was arrested last week after she took her almost 2 year old…
  • Apr 25

    Felony Child Endangerment for Drugs in Reach of Children

    Felony Child Endangerment for Drugs in Reach of Children
    Two individuals from American Fork Utah are facing a variety of drug charges along with felony child endangerment for storing drugs within the reach of children in the home. Other people’s children 25 year old Zachery Walters and 24…
  • Apr 20

    Utah Ex-Con Charged with Gruesome Murder in Washington

    Utah Ex-Con Charged with Gruesome Murder in Washington
    An ex-con who had served time in a Utah State Prison was charged with the gruesome murder of a Washington State woman last Monday. Murder and dismemberment 37 year old John Robert Charlton was charged with the murder of Ingrid Lyne of Renton,…
Rank this Week: 391

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • May 2

    Drones and the “Internet of Things-Style Surveillance Network”

    Drones and the “Internet of Things-Style Surveillance Network”
    Nextgov reports that the State Department has put out a request for information for a wireless intrustion detection system that the story describes as an “Internet of Things-style surveillance network.” [The] department is…
  • May 2

    Hoover Book Soiree: Jeff Powell on "Targeting Americans"

    Hoover Book Soiree: Jeff Powell on "Targeting Americans"
    The next in our series of Hoover Book Soirees will take place at the Hoover Institution's Washington Office on May 11, when Jack interviews H. Jefferson Powell about his new book, Targeting Americans: The Constitutionality of the…
  • May 2

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Last week, fill-scale war essentially resumed in Aleppo, but Secretary of State John Kerry indicated today that participants are closer to extending the ceasefire in Syria to include Aleppo. Reuters reports that Secretary Kerry…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • May 2

    UW-Madison faculty vote "no confidence" in System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regent

    UW-Madison faculty vote "no confidence" in System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regent
    Story here. This is all very sad, considering that Madison has been one of the great state research universities in the country. Will they be in the top 20 a decade from now? We'll know within a year or two...
  • May 2

    On Trump, democracy, and tyranny

    On Trump, democracy, and tyranny
    An interesting essay by journalist Andrew Sullivan, who even works in some Plato, not implausibly. As with everything by Sullivan, the substance is mixed, but there are, as one of the several readers who sent this to me today said,...
  • May 2

    Best Anglophone political philosophers since 1945: the result

    Best Anglophone political philosophers since 1945: the result
    With not quite 320 votes cast in our latest poll, here's the top 20: 1. John Rawls (Condorcet winner: wins contests with all other choices) 2. G.A. Cohen loses to John Rawls by 214–26 3. Robert Nozick loses to John...
Rank this Week: 117

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/
  • May 2

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: gTLD, Methane, and the Elephant in the Room

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: gTLD, Methane, and the Elephant in the Room
    Happy Monday all! I’ve got a piece up on LXBN about the future of tipping, and what the complicated landscape means for workers. And now, your top 10: China and The Internet of Things: Who Owns What? – Harris …
  • Apr 29

    Legal Education; Private Equity & Hedge Funds: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Legal Education; Private Equity & Hedge Funds: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Another busy week winds down here in Seattle. Before we go into our weekend, let’s take a second to look at the new blogs joining LXBN this week: Firstly we have the Innovative Law Student blog edited by Miguel Willis…
  • Apr 29

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Norovirus, Tattoos, and Video Recording

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Norovirus, Tattoos, and Video Recording
    We’re still getting a lot of coverage on the Defend Trade Secrets act, pushing it to a trending topic over on LXBN. I’ve also got a post up today about how search warrants will be the next battlefield for crypto …
Rank this Week: 31

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

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

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 194

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 2

    Wen on Chinese Land Sales and American Property Law

    Wen on Chinese Land Sales and American Property Law
    Wei Wen (University of New England) has posted How American Common Law Doctrines May Inform Mainland China to Achieve Certainty in Land Sale Contracts (Asian-Pacific Law & Policy) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This paper explores one of…
  • Apr 28

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise
    (Source: TRACReport) The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), housed at Syracuse University, is a super helpful organization that I've used for a number of years now. The group issues TracReports that provide free monthly…
  • Apr 24

    Odinet on the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Mortgage Contract

    Odinet on the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Mortgage Contract
    Chris Odinet (Southern) has posted The Unfinished Business of Dodd-Frank: Reforming the Mortgage Contract (SMU Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The standard residential mortgage contract is due for a reappraisal. The goals of…
Rank this Week: 102

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 2

    "Prosecutorial Analytics"

    "Prosecutorial Analytics"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting-looking new article by Jason Kreag now avaible via SSRN. Here is the abstract: The institution of the prosecutor has more power than any other in the criminal justice system....
  • May 2

    Digging deeply into Virginia's crowded prisons and parole paractice

    Digging deeply into Virginia's crowded prisons and parole paractice
    A local public radio station in Virginia now has available at this link a detailed look as corrections practices in the state. The umbrella title for all the coverage is "Crowded Prisons, Rare Parole: A Five Part Series," and…
  • May 2

    Would prosecutors be less aggressive if significantly more monies were devoted to indigent criminal defense?

    Would prosecutors be less aggressive if significantly more monies were devoted to indigent criminal defense?
    The question in the title of this post is the big question that lingers for me after review of this important New York Times op-ed authored by John Pfaff over the weekend. The piece provides data to back up John's...
Rank this Week: 421

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • May 2

    Dear Bayer – Do You Care? A Letter about Essure

    Dear Bayer – Do You Care? A Letter about Essure
    The most touching thing one can do is to put a human face on what Bayer and the FDA see as statistics only. Guess what, folks? Brianne has gone and done such an amazing job of it that I had to share. Thank you, Brianne! Here is “Dear…
  • May 2

    Why Some Truckers Push Too Hard – Renato Velasquez’ Story

    Why Some Truckers Push Too Hard – Renato Velasquez’ Story
    In part three of this five-part series on the trucking industry’s attempts to roll back safety regulations, we’ll look at it from the viewpoint of one of the other victims. This time, the victim is a truck driver and we’ll…
  • May 2

    Lance Armstrong Asks Judge to End Government Lawsuit

    Lance Armstrong Asks Judge to End Government Lawsuit
    Lance Armstrong asks judge to end government lawsuit against him by the U.S. government seeking to recover millions of dollars in sponsorship money the U.S. Postal Service provided to his cycling teams. On Wednesday Armstrong’s motion…
Rank this Week: 713

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 2

    Study Rooms for Exam

    Study Rooms for Exam
    Reading and exam period is a super busy time in the library for study rooms. Here are a few tips to help ensure your study room experience runs smoothly – Only law students can reserve and use study rooms in the law library. Reserve…
  • Apr 28

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?
     If you are looking for legal advice in the Cleveland area, there are many options available. Our guide on Where to Go lists many of them, and includes information about C|M|Law’s Legal Clinics. For civil legal needs such as family…
  • Apr 27

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?
    Several students have expressed interest in one-on-one sessions with a librarian to refresh their knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law.  We are now offering these to students.   The consultations will be…
Rank this Week: 495

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    13 Questions With Kathleen Scheaffer University of Toronto Librarian

    13 Questions With Kathleen Scheaffer University of Toronto Librarian
    The librarianship.ca website has a series of librarian profiles called 13 Questions With ...Here is the most recent one with Kathleen Scheaffer, Librarian, Outreach and Instructional Services Coordinator, Faculty of Information, University of…
  • May 2

    May 2016 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    May 2016 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The May 2016 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • May 1

    Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association

    Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association
    The membership of the Canadian Library Association (CLA) voted on January 27, 2016 to dissolve the organization and launch a new federation of Canadian library associations.The CLA provided an update about the transition in the latest issue…
Rank this Week: 225

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 866

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • May 2

    Radio Berkman 236: Star Wars vs Copyright

    Radio Berkman 236: Star Wars vs Copyright
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg “George Lucas built a whole new industry with Star Wars.” says Peter S. Menell, devoted science fiction fan and a professor at the UC Berkeley School of Law, who studies copyright and…
  • Apr 28

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong [AUDIO]

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong [AUDIO]
    The U.S. still lags behind much of the developed world in terms of the speed and density of its internet infrastructure. In the 21st Century this disparity in access to high speed internet could stand as a critical challenge to…
  • Apr 28

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong
    The U.S. still lags behind much of the developed world in terms of the speed and density of its internet infrastructure. In the 21st Century this disparity in access to high speed internet could stand as a critical challenge to…
Rank this Week: 325

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 95

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Plagiarism incident at the Naval War College; result different from the Walsh affair at Army War College?

    Plagiarism incident at the Naval War College; result different from the Walsh affair at Army War College?
    ForeignPolicy reports an incident of plagiarism at the Naval War College, which apparently ended differentlythan the Walsh incident at the Army War College.See How not to handle plagiarism: An example from the Naval War CollegeAccording to…
  • May 2

    Nvidia, Samsung settle their patent infringement law suit

    Nvidia, Samsung settle their patent infringement law suit
    The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, May 2, 2016:Nvidia Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. agreed to settle competing patent lawsuits between the two companies, the companies said Monday.In the fall of 2014, Nvidia and Samsung filed…
  • May 1

    TIME magazine finds Princeton, NJ is number one in patents per capita

    TIME magazine finds Princeton, NJ is number one in patents per capita
    From the story in TIMEWhen factoring in population size and number of patents over the last forty years, Princeton, N.J., is America’s most genius city, according to TIME’s exclusive ranking. It’s there that advancements…
Rank this Week: 17

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
Rank this Week: 246