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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Oct 21

    By: SEC Releases Regulation A Proposal

    By: SEC Releases Regulation A Proposal
    […] 416-8956, by email at info@securitieslawyer101.com or visit www.jobact101.com.   This securities law blog post is provided as a general informational service to clients and friends…
  • Oct 14

    By: Transparency in Direct Public Offerings | Ghotala Bank

    By: Transparency in Direct Public Offerings | Ghotala Bank
    […] as a general informational service to clients and friends of Hamilton & Associates Law Group Securities Law Blog and should not be construed as, and does not constitute, legal and compliance advice on any […]
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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Oct 22

    Two Young Women Sue Website in Boston for Sex Trafficking

    Two Young Women Sue Website in Boston for Sex Trafficking
    Two young women are suing Backpage.com after they became the victims of sex trafficking. Their Massachusetts lawsuit, filed in Boston is accusing the company of setting up a business model that enabled child sex trafficking in the U.S. The…
  • Oct 21

    Massachusetts Suspends New Guardrail Use Over Safety Issue

    Massachusetts Suspends New Guardrail Use Over Safety Issue
    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has decided to stop the use of a guardrail-end terminal over concerns that there may be safety issues. The rail-end guardrail pieces, known as the ET-Plus, are made by Trinity Industries of…
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Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

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

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Oct 23

    Claims Challenging Stock Issuance Validity Subject to Stay

    Claims Challenging Stock Issuance Validity Subject to Stay
    Authored By Albert H. Manwaring, IV This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | October 22, 2014 The 2013 amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) added new Sections 204…
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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/
Rank this Week: 453

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 28

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability
    We have written time again about the traditional civil and criminal cases that can be brought against nursing homes and/or their administrators, managers, nurses, nursing aides and any other staff. Civil claims can be brought for negligence…
  • Oct 20

    Latest Testimony in GTCR Bankruptcy Trial

    Latest Testimony in GTCR Bankruptcy Trial
    The major bankruptcy-related trial of the corporate owner of a troubled line of nursing homes continues in Florida bankruptcy court, and has provided more testimony and news. As a quick refresher, an investment firm previously ran by Bruce…
  • Oct 17

    Question of Immunity for Nursing Home Likely Headed to Appeals Court

    Question of Immunity for Nursing Home Likely Headed to Appeals Court
    In a recent post we highlighted a fascinating case that is set to go to the Connecticut Supreme Court regarding a private nursing home that has been providing services to parolees under a contract with the state, which is actually mandated…
Rank this Week: 599

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 34

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Oct 23

    Fershee on the Adoption and Safe Families Act & Due Proce

    Fershee on the Adoption and Safe Families Act & Due Proce
    Kendra Huard Fershee (West Virginia University - College of Law) has posted The Parent Trap: The Unconstitutional Practice of Severing Parental Rights Without Due Process of Law (Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2014) on…
  • Oct 23

    Sichelman on Burk, Cotter, & Lemley on Sichelman on Private Patent Law Remedie

    Sichelman on Burk, Cotter, & Lemley on Sichelman on Private Patent Law Remedie
    Ted M. Sichelman (University of San Diego School of Law) has posted Meaning is in the Mind of the Reader: A Rejoinder to Burk, Cotter, and Lemley (Texas Law Review "See Also", Vol. 93, pp. 15-27, 2014) on SSRN. Here...
  • Oct 23

    Gideon Yaffe's Criminal Attempts (PDF…

    Gideon Yaffe's Criminal Attempts (PDF version) has been posted on the Yale Law Journal website. Here is the abstract: Self-help doctrines pervade the law. They regulate a legal subject’s attempts to cure or prevent a perceived wrong by her…
Rank this Week: 52

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 15

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    NCAA facing lawsuit over minimum wage law

    NCAA facing lawsuit over minimum wage law
    ©  [JURIST] The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) [official website] was sued [complaint] Monday for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) [materials]. The lawsuit, brought by a former college athlete against…
  • Oct 23

    Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

    Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola
    Today's post is shared from nytimes.com/A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case.The doctor, Craig…
  • Oct 23

    Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave

    Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.washingtonpost.com Tens of thousands of federal workers are being kept on paid leave for at least a month — and often for longer stretches that can reach a year or more…
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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Oct 23

    More scholarly outlets?

    More scholarly outlets?
    Zak started a conversation and Bridget Crawford asks a follow-up: When did it become the case that one post-law school is not sufficient to make one a viable candidate and that 2-3 post-school pieces are the norm? One possibility (raised by…
  • Oct 23

    Justice Clarence Thomas and Korematsu: The Sequel

    Justice Clarence Thomas and Korematsu: The Sequel
    I blogged here on October 15, about an article of mine that was published this year in the Harvard Journal of Racial & Ethnic Justice titled “Justice Clarence Thomas’s Korematsu Problem.”…
  • Oct 23

    The Slow Writing Movement

    The Slow Writing Movement
    Orin's post below on tips for new professors is chock-full of good advice. I'm especially interested in his first suggestion, Send out an article in the spring submission of your first year. The reasons he gives make sense. In the spirit of…
Rank this Week: 102

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 23

    Embryonic Personhood Movement Hasn't Gone Away

    Embryonic Personhood Movement Hasn't Gone Away
    ThinkProgress: North Dakota Is Quietly Preparing To Enact The Most Radical Abortion Measure In The Country, by Tara Culp-Ressler: In less than two weeks, North Dakota voters will head to the polls and cast their ballots on a radical effort...
  • Oct 23

    Oklahoma Judge Allows Restriction on Medication Abortions to Take Effect

    Oklahoma Judge Allows Restriction on Medication Abortions to Take Effect
    Reuters: Oklahoma judge allows law on abortion pills to take effect, by Heide Brandes: An Oklahoma judge said on Wednesday he will allow a law governing the use of an abortion-inducing drug to take effect as planned on Nov. 1,...
  • Oct 23

    Comments on ACA Contraception Accommodation Submitted by Public Rights/Private Conscience Project on Behalf of Legal Scholar

    Comments on ACA Contraception Accommodation Submitted by Public Rights/Private Conscience Project on Behalf of Legal Scholar
    Public Rights/Private Conscience Project (Columbia Law School): PRPCP Leads 60+ Law Professors In Submitting Comments On ACA Contraception Accommodation, by Kara Loewentheil: Back in August the Obama Administration responded to the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 373

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Correction Commissioner Halts Placement Of Sex Offenders At Manchester Halfway House

    Correction Commissioner Halts Placement Of Sex Offenders At Manchester Halfway House
    See earlier: Residents Concerned Over Sex Offender Group Home in Manchester 10-23-2014 Connecticut: The state will not place any more convicted sex offenders in a halfway house that residents have said does not belong in their neighborhood,…
  • Oct 22

    West Seneca Neighbors Dismayed Albany Judge Will Hear Sex Offender Group Home Case

    West Seneca Neighbors Dismayed Albany Judge Will Hear Sex Offender Group Home Case
    10-22--2014 New York: WEST SENECA, N.Y. -- The battle to move sex offenders out of a group home in West Seneca will continue in Albany. On Tuesday, the judge moved the case on the state's policy on sex offenders and housing from Erie County…
  • Oct 22

    Sexting amounts to child pornography in the eyes of the law

    Sexting amounts to child pornography in the eyes of the law
    10-22-2014 Virginia: More than 100 Virginia teenagers are under investigation for sharing child pornography, even if they were simply sexting with their friends. Teens sexting, or sending nude photos to a boyfriend or girlfriend, could end…
Rank this Week: 17

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Oct 23

    Proposed State Constitutional Amendment To Benefit The Boy Scouts Of America

    Proposed State Constitutional Amendment To Benefit The Boy Scouts Of America
    This November, West Virginia voters will be deciding whether to amend to the state’s constitution. The proposed amendment is designed to benefit nonprofit organizations that are engaged in “adventure, educational or recreational…
  • Oct 23

    Houston Churches At Odds With City Government Over Equal Rights Ordinance: What Might The IRS Have To Say About It?

    Houston Churches At Odds With City Government Over Equal Rights Ordinance: What Might The IRS Have To Say About It?
    The City of Houston, Texas has found itself in the midst of a growing controversy. The controversy stems from the passage of a city ordinance aimed at protecting the rights of LGBT residents. In response to the ordinance, several Houston...
  • Oct 17

    Low-Income Housing Coop: Different Board, Different Result?

    Low-Income Housing Coop: Different Board, Different Result?
    A low-income housing cooperative that sought reconsideration of the IRS’s determination that it did not qualify as a 501(c)(3) received a final determination earlier this month that it indeed fail to meet the requirements of 501(c)(3). The…
Rank this Week: 531

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 214

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    “Same As It Ever Was”?: The Definition of Marriage in Puerto Rico

    “Same As It Ever Was”?: The Definition of Marriage in Puerto Rico
    On October 21, Judge Juan M. Pérez-Giménez, a federal district court judge in the District of Puerto Rico, made headlines by granting the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s motion to dismiss in Conde-Vidal v. Garcia-Padilla, a…
  • Oct 18

    Keynote Address: Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment

    Keynote Address: Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment
    Joshua M. SharfsteinFor the conference on Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment[The following is the text of the Keynote Address for the Conference on Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment, delivered at Yale Law…
  • Oct 17

    Government By Wishful Thinking

    Government By Wishful Thinking
    Ted MerminFor the conference on Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment Public health and government have what supermarket tabloids refer to as a “complicated relationship.”  One of the reasons for the complexity…
Rank this Week: 515

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Schultz v. Wescom 14-59 Issue: (1) Whether the Ninth Circuit erred when it held – in conflict with the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Tenth Circuits, but in accord with the…
  • Oct 23

    Aereo blocked from real-time TV rebroadcast

    Aereo blocked from real-time TV rebroadcast
    Applying the Supreme Court’s June decision that raised a major new legal threat to Internet rebroadcast of copyrighted TV programs, a federal judge in NewYork City on Thursday ordered Aereo, Inc., to refrain from…
  • Oct 23

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part two)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part two)
    Two important cases — Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Virginia (public access to trials) and Larkin v. Grendel’s Den, Inc. (the First Amendment Establishment Clause and a church’s power to control a…
Rank this Week: 12

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 23

    CBP, Ebola, and Flying

    CBP, Ebola, and Flying
    Today the CBP issued a new rule. All planes to the U.S. carrying passengers who "recently traveled to, from, or through Ebola-stricken countries" must be diverted to one of the five U.S. airports where CBP is implementing…
  • Oct 23

    NYU Symposium: The Latino Child and the Law

    NYU Symposium: The Latino Child and the Law
    On Friday November 7, the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights Symposium at NYU School of Law is holding a symposium on "The Latino Child and the Law." The topics of discussion include immigration reform, access to…
  • Oct 23

    Rumors Abound: Homeland Security Department Gears Up For Obama Immigration Action

    Rumors Abound: Homeland Security Department Gears Up For Obama Immigration Action
    Rumors continue to circulate about President Obama's possible executive action on immigration. AP reports that the White House has cautioned against speculating about what the President might do based on a new federal contract proposal from…
Rank this Week: 62

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Oct 23

    Whistleblowers, Confidential Sources, and the Obama Administration's Ruthless Treatment of the Pre

    Whistleblowers, Confidential Sources, and the Obama Administration's Ruthless Treatment of the Pre
    The October 27th issue of the Nation has a terrific article: The Government’s War on Whistleblowers by Normon Solomon and Marcy Wheeler.The story powerfully details retaliation by both the Bush and Obama administrations against both…
  • Oct 20

    How to Prevent Pre-Trial Publicity from Contaminating Fair Trials: An Easy Fix

    How to Prevent Pre-Trial Publicity from Contaminating Fair Trials: An Easy Fix
    One of the hallmarks of a civilized political system is respect for the right of a fair trial. In the United States, the right to a trial by jury in criminal cases is regarded as fundamental to the American scheme of justice. If defendants…
  • Oct 16

    What Professors Shouldn’t Teach

    What Professors Shouldn’t Teach
    In his book, Save the World on Your Own Time, Stanley Fish takes the position that faculty may not advocate political or moral views in the classroom. Indeed, he claims that if “an idea or policy is presented as a candidate for…
Rank this Week: 518

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 23

    First Case of Ebola in NYC Confirmed

    First Case of Ebola in NYC Confirmed
    A doctor in New York who recently returned from Africa has been confirmed to have Ebola. It was the main story on CNN (Sirius in the car) all afternoon, segment after segment. He went bowling (I think they said last night) and he took an…
  • Oct 23

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 23

    Canadian Shooting Suspect Zehaf-Bibeau 's Background

    Canadian Shooting Suspect Zehaf-Bibeau 's Background
    The Canadian Parliament shooting suspect, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, has an interesting background. His mother, Susan Bibeau, is the head of Canada's immigration division. She has a law degree, a masters of business administration degree and…
Rank this Week: 2

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Facts on Immigration Today

    The Facts on Immigration Today
    Center for American Progress – Report by the CAP Immigration Team: “Immigration has been a constant source of economic vitality and demographic dynamism throughout our nation’s history. Immigrants are taxpayers,…
  • Oct 23

    IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Blue Book 2014

    IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Blue Book 2014
    Danilenko, Alexander; van den Berg, Caroline; Macheve, Berta; Moffitt, L. Joe. 2014. The IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Blue Book 2014 : The International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities Databook. World Bank Group,…
  • Oct 23

    Bitcoin over Tor isn’t a good idea – Paper

    Bitcoin over Tor isn’t a good idea – Paper
    Paper by Alex Biryukov, Ivan Pustogarov “Bitcoin is a decentralized P2P digital currency in which coins are generated by a distributed set of miners and transaction are broadcasted via a peer-to-peer network. While…
Rank this Week: 26

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Oct 23

    CAC Examines Roberts at 10

    CAC Examines Roberts at 10
    The Constitutional Accountability Center is examining Chief Justice John Roberts's first decade in office in a series of posts and articles called Roberts at 10. Here's the intro. Brianne Gorod, the CAC's appellate counsel, posted most…
  • Oct 22

    Pennsylvania's New Prisoner Speech Statute

    Pennsylvania's New Prisoner Speech Statute
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law By its terms, the new "Revictimization Act" passed by the Pennsylvania legislature and signed into law by the Governor today is more than a bit vague. It…
  • Oct 22

    Federal Judge in Puerto Rico Dismisses Challenge to Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    Federal Judge in Puerto Rico Dismisses Challenge to Same-Sex Marriage Ban
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In his opinion in Conde-Vidal v. Garcia-Padilla, United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico Juan Perez-Gimenez dismissed the constitutional challenge…
Rank this Week: 308

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 395

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/
  • Oct 23

    Attacks and Defense of the Wisconsin GAB

    Attacks and Defense of the Wisconsin GAB
    Attack: An angry Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, is vowing to change how Wisconsin elections and ethics are regulated. Vos says the Government Accountability Board (GAB) is “dysfunctional, unresponsive, and totally…
  • Oct 23

    “Nearly 50 DAs decline to investigate Chisholm in John Doe”

    “Nearly 50 DAs decline to investigate Chisholm in John Doe”
    It just doesn’t stop in Wisconsin: “Nearly 50 elected district attorneys from around Wisconsin have declined a request by a conservative group to investigate the Milwaukee County prosecutor behind a secret probe into Gov. Scott…
  • Oct 23

    “The Disgust Election”

    “The Disgust Election”
    Tim Egan on CU: Justice Anthony Kennedy doesn’t strike me as the kind of guy I’d want to share a beer and a brat with, or be stuck next to on a long flight. But I would like for the … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 151

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 23

    Tarrant targets Conaway in write-in re-election bid

    Tarrant targets Conaway in write-in re-election bid
    Del. Shawn Tarrant isn't giving up on being re-elected to a second term in office despite losing in the primary election four months ago.
  • Oct 23

    Health exchange board approves emergency contract

    Health exchange board approves emergency contract
    The approval of an emergency contract for the state'soverhauled health exchange has left a number of unanswered questions.
  • Oct 23

    Help ahead for unaccompanied minor

    Help ahead for unaccompanied minor
    Thousands of Central American children have crossed the southern border in the past year, many fleeing violence in their home countries, only to face complicated immigration proceedings without an attorney by their side.
Rank this Week: 141

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
Rank this Week: 798

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Oct 23

    Four Fair Use Takeaways from Cambridge University Press v. Patton

    Four Fair Use Takeaways from Cambridge University Press v. Patton
    The most important educational copyright and fair use case in recent memory (mine, at least) was decided by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last week. The case, Cambridge University Press v. Patton, challenged Georgia State…
  • Oct 20

    POODLE and the fundamental market failure of browser security

    POODLE and the fundamental market failure of browser security
    Last week saw the public disclosure of the POODLE vulnerability, a practical attack allowing a network attacker to steal plaintext from HTTPS connections. In particular, this attack can be used to steal authentication cookies.…
  • Oct 9

    On the value of encrypting your phone

    On the value of encrypting your phone
    This is a true story. Yesterday my phone crashed, and it wouldn’t reboot. Actually it would do nothing but reboot, over and over, with a seemingly different error message every time. I tried all of the tricks available to a technically…
Rank this Week: 115

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 23

    Al Qaeda Has Set its Sights on Xinjiang—and China Isn’t Happy About It

    Al Qaeda Has Set its Sights on Xinjiang—and China Isn’t Happy About It
    If you don’t follow the jihadi social media scene, you may not know that the first issue of Al Qaeda’s online English-language magazine, Resurgence, has just hit webstands across the terrorist world. Fortunately for you, we at…
  • Oct 23

    President Obama Is Right

    President Obama Is Right
    President Obama is right. He was right when he said, as a presidential candidate in 2007, that “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not…
  • Oct 23

    Russian Bagram Detainee Set for Federal Prosecution in U.S.

    Russian Bagram Detainee Set for Federal Prosecution in U.S.
    Or so I gather from this Washington Post piece, which opens thusly: A Russian captured fighting with insurgents in Afghanistan and held for years at a detention facility near Bagram air base will be flown to the United States to be…
Rank this Week: 97

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 23

    Approaching Charitable Giving

    Approaching Charitable Giving
    Over the past decade, wealthy investors have increased their charitable donations by thirty-six percent. However, only one in five feel their approach to giving is effective. Only nine percent of millionaire investors say they have received…
  • Oct 23

    Melissa Rivers to Inherit More than $100 Million

    Melissa Rivers to Inherit More than $100 Million
    Following the tragic death of iconic comedian Joan Rivers, her daughter will inherit more than $100 million in cash and property. Melissa Rivers will receive $75 million in cash from her mother and the comedian’s $35 million Upper East…
  • Oct 23

    Impact of Slayer Statutes on ERISA Benefit

    Impact of Slayer Statutes on ERISA Benefit
    A recent opinion by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama in Box v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Case No. 4:11-CV-02829-MHH, discusses the variations among state “slayer statutes”—laws preventing murderers from…
Rank this Week: 103

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Oct 23

    CHILD PORNOGRAPHY SENTENCES ARE SIMPLY OUTRAGEOUS

    CHILD PORNOGRAPHY SENTENCES ARE SIMPLY OUTRAGEOUS
    When has a sex offender convicted of possessing child pornography paid his debt to society? It is the natural response upon hearing of children being sexually […]
  • Oct 21

    Teachers Are Victims of False Allegation

    Teachers Are Victims of False Allegation
    Students Make False Allegations of Sexual Abuse Against Teachers Teachers are often the focus of false allegations made by students. Whether the student is reacting to […]
  • Oct 13

    Should I Plea to a Sex Offense?

    Should I Plea to a Sex Offense?
    According to the Special Analysis Unit of the Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the State of Texas leads the nation with number of current registered […]
Rank this Week: 495

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 23

    Are VAPs and Other Job Candidates Writing Too Much?

    Are VAPs and Other Job Candidates Writing Too Much?
    In response to Zach Kramer's post on The Slow Writing Movement over at Prawfs, Glenn Cohen thoughtfully asks in the comments: Is more than one paper in work or published the new "state of the field" for getting attention? *...
  • Oct 23

    September 2014 LSAT Administrations Down 8%

    September 2014 LSAT Administrations Down 8%
    According to the LSAC, 30,943 LSATs were administered in September. This is down 8.1% from last October's administration. This follows a 9% decline in the LSAT administrations in June, 2014 (and there was a 14% decline in first-time takers…
  • Oct 23

    Thank

    Thank
    Thanks for the chance to be a guest on this Blog. As my next foray into the pedagogy of law school adjuncts I am considering a survey of adjuncts and some further research into and thinking and writing about innovative...
Rank this Week: 129

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 23

    Imwinkelried on Extrinsic Evidence to Impeach for Untruthful Act

    Imwinkelried on Extrinsic Evidence to Impeach for Untruthful Act
    Edward J. Imwinkelried (University of California, Davis - School of Law) has posted Formalism versus Pragmatism in Evidence: Reconsidering the Absolute Ban on the Use of Extrinsic Evidence to Prove Impeaching, Untruthful Acts that Have Not…
  • Oct 23

    Sheley on The Condemned Woman as Historical Relic

    Sheley on The Condemned Woman as Historical Relic
    Erin L. Sheley (George Washington University - Law School) has posted Doubled Jeopardy: The Condemned Woman as Historical Relic (24 Law and Literature 211 (2014 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article explores how Sir Walter…
  • Oct 23

    Mosteller on Double Counting and Perception and Evaluation Biase

    Mosteller on Double Counting and Perception and Evaluation Biase
    Robert P. Mosteller (University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law) has posted Pernicious Inferences: Double Counting and Perception and Evaluation Biases In Criminal Cases (Howard Law Journal, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2015) on…
Rank this Week: 169

Lightbulb Blog by Dilanchian

Lightbulb Blog by Dilanchian

Covers intellectual property law and business law from an Australian perspective. Published by Dilanchian Lawyers and Consultants.

http://www.dilanchian.com.au
  • Oct 23

    Legal guide for organic food exports to China

    Legal guide for organic food exports to China
    In 1973 on arrival in Beijing Gough Whitlam became the first Australian Prime Minister to visit China while in office. The personal, political and trade relations that followed are extraordinary.
  • Oct 23

    4 market entry options for trade in China

    4 market entry options for trade in China
    Choosing the right business structure for trade in China depends on many factors, including the nature of the product and the market in which it will be sold. There are four basic models. Working with lawyers and other professionals fluent…
  • Oct 22

    Doing business in Chinese the Zuckerberg way

    Doing business in Chinese the Zuckerberg way
    Yesterday, CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg spoke in Chinese to university students in China without any need for an interpreter. Zuckerberg, referred to by the host as “马克”  (ie the Mandarin translation for…
Rank this Week: 295

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Profanity and Politics, Royals Underwear, TX Fracking

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Profanity and Politics, Royals Underwear, TX Fracking
    Did you know Jim Thorpe is buried in a town called Jim Thorpe, PA? And that it’s only called Jim Thorpe, PA because his wife agreed to have him buried there for money? Yeah. His family his trying to change that, have his remains…
  • Oct 22

    The New Yorker magazine joins bloggers, now running on WordPre

    The New Yorker magazine joins bloggers, now running on WordPre
    Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt), co-founder of WordPress, reports that The New Yorker online is now running on WordPress. WordPress provides The New Yorker a more robust and user-friendly CMS (content management system), per Nicholas Thompson…
  • Oct 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Amazon Drones in India, Ignoring Divorce, Hiring Counsel

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Amazon Drones in India, Ignoring Divorce, Hiring Counsel
    When Amazon debuted video of a futuristic drone delivery service—many imagined it was just that, futuristic, and not coming anytime soon. While that may be true in the United States, Amazon did actually plan to roll it out this year in…
Rank this Week: 16

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Oct 23

    2014 InnovAction Award Winners Announced

    2014 InnovAction Award Winners Announced
    InnovAction Awards were presented to law firm Higgs & Sons and the Legal OnRamp Fellowship at last week's 2014 Futures Conference in Boston. The College of Law Practice Management presents InnovAction Awards to recognize lawyers, law…
  • Oct 23

    New Guidance for Lawyers on the Ethics of Social Media Use

    New Guidance for Lawyers on the Ethics of Social Media Use
    Do you need advice about the ethics issues involved in social networking? Chances are your questions will be answered by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s recent Formal Opinion 2014-300. The 18-page opinion addresses issues that are…
  • Oct 22

    Holy Crap! Is That All the Money I’m Making This Year?

    Holy Crap! Is That All the Money I’m Making This Year?
    The year's end is right around the corner, along with the holiday season. So, what do you really want for a holiday gift? How about getting paid for the work you did during the year? The holidays can be extra hectic for lawyers with the…
Rank this Week: 734

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Oct 23

    Judges who Blog

    Judges who Blog
    From LawSites: New Blog Serves as Training Hub for Minnesota Judges, Trial Lawyers And, see links to this at the bottom of the blog post: “For more examples of judges who blog, see my [Bob Ambrogi's] earlier posts: A Quick ……
  • Oct 22

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on “Guide to Law Online” (WOW x 1,000!)

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on “Guide to Law Online” (WOW x 1,000!)
    “Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online October 14, 2014 by Donna Sokol This is a guest post by Ann Hemmens, legal reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress. Through an agreement with the Library…
  • Oct 22

    Student Research Resources Library (LLRX): Terrifying!

    Student Research Resources Library (LLRX): Terrifying!
    “Student Research Resources Library,” by Marcus P. Zillman. LLRX, on October 11, 2014 (Remember when all you needed was a paper, pens, lunch, keys, and milk money?)
Rank this Week: 262

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 23

    ICC orders interim release of four suspects with ties to Bemba case

    ICC orders interim release of four suspects with ties to Bemba case
    [JURIST] Judge Cuno Tarfusser of the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Tuesday reviewed the detention status of four suspects motu proprio and ordered [ICC order, PDF] their interim release in a case pending before the…
  • Oct 23

    Federal jury returns guilty verdict for Blackwater security guard

    Federal jury returns guilty verdict for Blackwater security guard
    [JURIST] A federal jury in the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] returned a guilty verdict on Wednesday for four ex-Blackwater security guards, now Academi [official website], who shot and killed 14 Iraqis and…
  • Oct 23

    UN rights expert concerned over drone use in domestic law enforcement

    UN rights expert concerned over drone use in domestic law enforcement
    [JURIST] A UN rights expert said Wednesday that the increase in the use of armed drones in domestic law enforcement may violate human rights [press release]. In his report [text, PDF] to the UN General Assembly, UN Special Rapporteur on…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Oct 23

    Investors Are Eager for African Sovereign Debt, Despite Plenty of Risk

    Investors Are Eager for African Sovereign Debt, Despite Plenty of Risk
    Sub-Saharan countries have raised nearly $7 billion this year, more than in all of 2013, and yields on many bonds have fallen, even with the Ebola outbreak.
  • Oct 23

    Rengan Rajaratnam Settles Insider Trading Suit

    Rengan Rajaratnam Settles Insider Trading Suit
    Rengan Rajaratnam, who was acquitted in a criminal insider trading case earlier this year, agreed to pay little more than $840,000 in fines and restitution to settle a related civil lawsuit.
  • Oct 23

    Drawn to Lost Causes, Hedge Fund Seeks to Turn Them Around

    Drawn to Lost Causes, Hedge Fund Seeks to Turn Them Around
    Standard General, a behind-the-scenes player on Wall Street, has landed at the center of visible corporate turnaround efforts for RadioShack and American Apparel.
Rank this Week: 6

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Oct 23

    Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw, Frozen Chicken Entree

    Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw, Frozen Chicken Entree
    Minnesota health and agriculture officials announced Thursday that six recent cases of Salmonellosis in the state have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees. The implicated product is Antioch Farms brand…
  • Oct 23

    Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide

    Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide
    The Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) challenging the approval of Dow Chemical’s Enlist Duo herbicide, a blend of 2,4-D and glyphosate. The…
  • Oct 22

    Study: Kitchen Towels Harbor Plenty of Bacteria

    Study: Kitchen Towels Harbor Plenty of Bacteria
    A recent study of contamination on kitchen towels by researchers at the University of Arizona found that 89 percent contained detectable levels of coliform bacteria and 25.6 percent had detectable levels of E. coli. In their article published…
Rank this Week: 149

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Oct 23

    Why Just Selling Great Pizza will Make You Go Broke - Operation

    Why Just Selling Great Pizza will Make You Go Broke - Operation
    When you start your own independent (non-franchised) business, your mistakes will be more costly than you imagined. In fact, your mistakes will probably put you out of business. I'm not writing this to scare you away from starting a...
  • Oct 23

    How Does Your Brand Score on this Quick Social Media Test? - Marketing

    How Does Your Brand Score on this Quick Social Media Test? - Marketing
    As a franchisor, of course you want to have a brand that is well-recognized and well-respected in the marketplace. Sometimes, however, things are going on behind the scenes that you may not even know about...and they may be causing your...
  • Oct 22

    Dragnet Approach to More Franchise Sales & 5 Do's and Don'ts - Operation

    Dragnet Approach to More Franchise Sales & 5 Do's and Don'ts - Operation
    Franchisors need to have financial standards for their franchise candidates. In fact they are a 'must have' in your franchising sales and recruitment process. And your franchise candidate financial requirements for net worth and liquid…
Rank this Week: 443

Law Practice Management

Law Practice Management

Covers disaster planning, law practice management, insurance, marketing and security. By Freedman Consulting.

http://pa-lawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Oct 23

    Do You Dream of Becoming In-house Counsel?

    Do You Dream of Becoming In-house Counsel?
    I wish I had a dollar for every attorney who has asked me over the years how to go about getting their dream in-house counsel position.  Most attorneys imagine that in-house counsel work nine to five, have exorbitant salaries, great…
  • Oct 20

    Ebola Guidance

    Ebola Guidance
    It seems that everyone is in an Ebola panic.  We’re all secretly worried a pandemic will mark the beginning of the end of life as we know it.  Personally, I think that most of us has just viewed one too many movies or TV shows…
  • Oct 6

    Why Family-Owned Businesses Fail

    Why Family-Owned Businesses Fail
    Business litigation attorney Edward T. Kang — Managing Member of  Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt LLC in Philadelphia — recently appeared as a guest columnist in the September 2014 monthly edition of Philadelphia Business…
Rank this Week: 920

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 23

    The Number of U.S. Patents In Force

    The Number of U.S. Patents In Force
    by Dennis Crouch The chart above shows the number of patents in-force at any given point over the past forty years.  Each bar represents a snapshot taken on January 1* of the stated year and totals-up the number of issued but…
  • Oct 23

    Upcoming Events and Recent Job Posting

    Upcoming Events and Recent Job Posting
    HOUSTON: November 5, 2014 – One night only. I will be delivering the University of Houston’s IPIL Annual Fall Lecture at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston (Sponsored by the Katz Foundation). My talk will be on incentives…
  • Oct 22

    Sorting Out Sections 284 and 285

    Sorting Out Sections 284 and 285
    By Jason Rantanen Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014) Halo v Pulse Panel: Lourie (author), O’Malley (concurring opinion), Hughes (joining concurrence) This opinions contains two important parts: a…
Rank this Week: 127

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Oct 23

    Julgamento sobre IR em causa previdenciária solucionará 9 mil processo

    Julgamento sobre IR em causa previdenciária solucionará 9 mil processo
    Foi julgado pelo Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) caso relativo à forma de incidência do Imposto de Renda (IR) sobre rendimentos recebidos acumuladamente, como ocorre no caso de disputas previdenciárias e trabalhistas. A…
  • Oct 23

    Suspenso julgamento que discute indenização por demora na nomeação em cargo público

    Suspenso julgamento que discute indenização por demora na nomeação em cargo público
    Pedido de vista do ministro Teori Zavascki, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), suspendeu o julgamento do Recurso Extraordinário (RE) 724347, com repercussão geral, em que se discute se candidatos aprovados em concurso…
  • Oct 23

    STF nega recurso sobre compensação de débitos tributários com RPV

    STF nega recurso sobre compensação de débitos tributários com RPV
    Nesta quinta-feira (23), o Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) decidiu, por unanimidade, negar provimento ao Recurso Extraordinário (RE) 657686, no qual o Distrito Federal (DF) defendia a possibilidade de…
Rank this Week: 177

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

Covers community associations, covenant enforcement, and governance. By Winzenburg Leff Purvis & Payne.

http://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • Oct 23

    Our Move is Finally Here!

    Our Move is Finally Here!
    On Friday, October 23rd, we will be making the move to our new offices located at 8020 Shaffer Parkway, Suite 300 in Littleton, Colorado!  In order to facilitate our move, we will not have phone or email service on Friday.  While we…
  • Oct 20

    I Can't See the Forest for the Yard Sign

    I Can't See the Forest for the Yard Sign
    We are fifteen days from the 2014 midterm elections, and candidates are undoubtedly working hard to get those elusive swing voters to the polls. Yard signs are one tool that candidates use to build name recognition and sway votes. A multitude…
  • Oct 17

    Cutting Red Tape With More Tape

    Cutting Red Tape With More Tape
    Without a hint of irony, the City of Lakewood passed a six page law to reduce the number of lawsuits.  Ordinance O-2014-21 (you can download it here, beginning page 66) added a new Chapter 26 to Article 14 of the Lakewood Municipal Code.…
Rank this Week: 958