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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…
  • Aug 15

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    By: EAkHCuax
    <strong>EAkHCuax</strong>Securities Law and Going Public Blog
  • Aug 5

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    […] is gonna kill meDrum Building Secrets!Make Your Mark Online With These Design Tips : BACKLINKSSecurities Lawyer101 l Securities Law Blog l Hamilton & AssociatesPennySaverUSA.com Blog - The Best Resource for Online Classifieds,…
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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…
  • Sep 15

    Massachusetts Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident At Maine Golf Course

    Massachusetts Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident At Maine Golf Course
    A Massachusetts man was fatally injured last week in a tragic golf cart accident at a South Berwick, Maine golf course. According to police reports and the Associated Press, the victim, who’d been playing at The Links at Outlook, was…
  • Sep 12

    Will the Number of Massachusetts Car Crash Deaths Go Up if Selling Marijuana Become Legal?

    Will the Number of Massachusetts Car Crash Deaths Go Up if Selling Marijuana Become Legal?
    With Massachusetts and other states seeking to join Washington and Colorado in legalizing the retail sales of marijuana for recreational purposes, safety advocates are worried that this could increase the number of traffic crash fatalities…
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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…
  • Sep 15

    Chancery Court Confirms Fluctuating Interest Rate Is Appropriate

    Chancery Court Confirms Fluctuating Interest Rate Is Appropriate
    Authored By Thomas E. Hanson, Jr. This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | September 10, 2014 In lengthy disputes where a judgment is entered as of a date several years in the past,…
Rank this Week: 745

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: 580

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 486

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/
  • Sep 29

    Former LPL Financial Broker Must Pay Almost $2 Million For Bilking Clients, Including Elderly Investor

    Former LPL Financial Broker Must Pay Almost $2 Million For Bilking Clients, Including Elderly Investor
    Blake B. Richards, an ex-LPL Financial (LPLA) broker, must pay close to $2 million in penalties and disgorgement over allegations that he defrauded clients of close to $1.7 million. According to the case, submitted in the U.S. District Court…
  • Sep 11

    SEC to Dismiss Lawsuit Against SIPC Over Payments to Stanford Ponzi Scam Victim

    SEC to Dismiss Lawsuit Against SIPC Over Payments to Stanford Ponzi Scam Victim
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has said that it no longer intends to continue trying to get the Securities Investor Protection Corporation to pay back investors the losses they sustained in R. Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi…
  • Sep 9

    Mortgage Transfers to Nonbanks Get Closer Regulator Scrutiny

    Mortgage Transfers to Nonbanks Get Closer Regulator Scrutiny
    In the last two years, millions of borrowers with mortgages have been moved from banks to nonbanks. This can result in problems for home loan borrowers. A reason for this is that a lot of banks are getting rid of their mortgage servicing…
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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Sep 16

    Alibaba’s Small Increase in I.P.O. Price Is Puzzling

    Alibaba’s Small Increase in I.P.O. Price Is Puzzling
    It surprising is that Alibaba lifed the maximum price for its coming stock market debut by just $2 in the wake of what has been described as “overwhelming” demand from investors, Peter Thal Larsen writes in Reuters Breakingviews.
  • Sep 16

    Sears Turns to Its Chief for a Loan

    Sears Turns to Its Chief for a Loan
    Sears is borrowing $400 million from its chief, the billionaire Edward S. Lampert, through his hedge fund.
  • Sep 16

    Former Amaranth Trader Settles Manipulation Suit

    Former Amaranth Trader Settles Manipulation Suit
    A former energy trader at a Connecticut hedge fund that collapsed in 2006 after losing $6.6 billion on natural gas has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a regulator's lawsuit.
Rank this Week: 3

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 41

Oklahoma Law Blog

Oklahoma Law Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury news. By McIntyre Law P.C.

http://www.oklahoma-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Recall Roundup: Home Safety Device

    Recall Roundup: Home Safety Device
    We all rely on certain things to make our homes work smoothly and keep us safe. However, even the devices we rely on to keep us safe can have problems… and we have a few recalls of which you should be aware. Kidde Hard-wired Smoke and…
  • Sep 11

    September is National Preparedness Month

    September is National Preparedness Month
    Often, we only think about how prepared we are for an emergency when there is a sense that an emergency is about to happen, or when it already has. However, how you fare in a real emergency might depend on how prepared you are ahead of time.…
  • Sep 3

    Back to School Safety, Part IV: Playground Safety

    Back to School Safety, Part IV: Playground Safety
    We’ve been talking the past few weeks about lots of safety issues related to the new school year. In case you missed them, check out parts I, II and III of our four-part series on back to school safety. Today, we’re talking…
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Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 70

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

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

    Jay John Soojian barred from securities industry.

    Jay John Soojian barred from securities industry.
    In a recent disciplinary action announcement, FINRA announced that Jay John Soojian (CRD #2768599, Wayne, New Jersey) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
  • Sep 16

    Dennis Keith Karasik barred from securities industry.

    Dennis Keith Karasik barred from securities industry.
    In a recent disciplinary action announcement, FINRA announced that Dennis Keith Karasik (CRD #1227463, Reisterstown, Maryland) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member…
  • Sep 16

    Douglas Eric Hampton barred from securities industry.

    Douglas Eric Hampton barred from securities industry.
    In a recent disciplinary action announcement, FINRA announced that Douglas Eric Hampton (CRD #2797816, Uniontown, Ohio) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
Rank this Week: 356

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/
  • Sep 16

    Perry & Zarsky on Lotteries in Law

    Perry &amp; Zarsky on Lotteries in Law
    Ronen Perry and Tal Zarsky (University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law) have posted 'May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor': Lotteries in Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Throughout...
  • Sep 16

    Kuo on Judicial Dialogue

    Kuo on Judicial Dialogue
    Ming-Sung Kuo (University of Warwick School of Law) has posted In the Shadow of Judicial Supremacy: Putting the Idea of Judicial Dialogue in Its Place (Ratio Juris, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: I aim to shed theoretical…
  • Sep 16

    Hakimi on the Responsibility to Protect

    Hakimi on the Responsibility to Protect
    Monica Hakimi (University of Michigan Law School) has posted Toward a Legal Theory on the Responsibility to Protect (Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The idea of the “responsibility…
Rank this Week: 18

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 451

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 910

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Sep 16

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    No doubt benefitting from the ContractsProf Blog bump because of our posts about his scholarship, Robin Kar is topping the charts this week, but look who is sneaking in at #10: our own Nancy Kim! Meanwhile, Jeff Lipshaw continues to...
  • Sep 16

    Ben-Shahar & Schneider Symposium, Part II: Steven Burton, Skepticism about Nondisclosure

    Ben-Shahar &amp; Schneider Symposium, Part II: Steven Burton, Skepticism about Nondisclosure
    This is the second in a series of posts that are part of a virtual symposium on the new book by Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider, More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure. Biographies for...
  • Sep 15

    Video Surveillance and the Right to Privacy: The Case of Janay Palmer

    Video Surveillance and the Right to Privacy: The Case of Janay Palmer
    Last week, I was sitting in a waiting room while my awaiting an oil change. CNN was on (too loudly and inescapably for my tastes, but I know my tastes are idiosyncratic). In urgent tones, the anchors repeatedly warned us...
Rank this Week: 341

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Sep 16

    Today: ABA CLE Webinar on Disparaging Trademark Rejections at the PTO

    Today: ABA CLE Webinar on Disparaging Trademark Rejections at the PTO
    Hurry up and register for this webinar , in which LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® (that’s me) will be participating as comic relief, on the topic of the refusal to register “disparaging” trademarks such as REDSKINS…
  • Sep 8

    Jell-O’s branding race to the bottom

    Jell-O’s branding race to the bottom
    Poor old Jell-O® Brand Gelatin.  It once billed itself as The World’s Most Favorite Dessert.  Remember the old Jell-O brand profile, at least the one that dominated for the better part of the last generation?:…
  • Sep 5

    Does Macy’s tell Gimbel’s?

    Does Macy’s tell Gimbel’s?
    Originally posted 2006-07-05 19:27:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOkay, so that dates me a tad. Well, does Pepsi tell Coke — that Coke employees are trying to sell Coca-Cola secrets to them? Of course they do: Three people were…
Rank this Week: 110

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/
  • Sep 16

    Scottish Independence

    Scottish Independence
    An authoritative look at the issues from John Oliver.
  • Sep 16

    Selective outrage from the U of Illinois Chancellor

    Selective outrage from the U of Illinois Chancellor
    David Velleman (NYU) last week called my attention to this item about the vicious racist and sexist abuse to which the Illinois Chancellor, Phyllis Wise, was subjected on social media last Winter after deciding not to cancel classes on a...
  • Sep 16

    Ebola nightmare

    Ebola nightmare
    This is scary and deserves notice. And if the worst nightmare isn't realized, we will probably have Cuba to thank.
Rank this Week: 118

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 16

    Distraction, an Artist’s and Lawyer’s Best Friend

    Distraction, an Artist’s and Lawyer’s Best Friend
    “It’s to keep living in a way one wants to live and work; to distract constructively; to distract in ways that are in themselves satisfying; to do things that are intrinsically gratifying,” he says. “Melancholy is not…
  • Sep 12

    What can law do to stop nude celebrity ‘art’ photos from floating around?

    What can law do to stop nude celebrity ‘art’ photos from floating around?
    Apparently, not much. [T]he fact that the photos were obtained by obviously criminal activity does not itself prevent publishers or artists from using the photos. This may seem counterintuitive — after all, if a thief breaks in to your…
  • Sep 12

    Texas Will Allow Prada Marfa to Stay

    Texas Will Allow Prada Marfa to Stay
    After nearly a year of negotiations, the Texas Department of Transportation has reached an agreement with Ballroom Marfa that will save the Prada Marfa art installation by Elmgreen & Dragset by classifying it as a museum. The…
Rank this Week: 352

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 16

    Frederick woman celebrates 112th birthday

    Frederick woman celebrates 112th birthday
    Frederick resident Helen Wheat, born the same year as aviator Charles Lindbergh, celebrates her 112th birthday Tuesday.
  • Sep 16

    Social Security resumes mailing benefit statement

    Social Security resumes mailing benefit statement
    The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when they retire.
  • Sep 16

    U.S. CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

    U.S. CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending
    Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter.
Rank this Week: 251

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 947

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Sep 16

    [Ilya Somin] Addressing two additional legal rationales for Obama’s war against ISIS

    [Ilya Somin] Addressing two additional legal rationales for Obama’s war against ISIS
    In previous posts, I addressed some of the most common arguments justifying President Obama’s decision to launch a large-scale military campaign against ISIS without getting any new authorization from Congress. Over the last few days,…
  • Sep 16

    [Eugene Volokh] Orthodox rabbis on gun

    [Eugene Volokh] Orthodox rabbis on gun
    The Rabbinical Council of America released this resolution two months ago: In response to the terrible proliferation of fatal shootings in the United States that result in part from Americans’ easy access to lethal weapons, a brief yet…
  • Sep 16

    [Eugene Volokh] Air Force consulting lawyer on whether airmen may be allowed to omit ‘so help me God’ from their oath

    [Eugene Volokh] Air Force consulting lawyer on whether airmen may be allowed to omit ‘so help me God’ from their oath
    As I blogged about last week, I think federal law expressly authorizes military personnel to affirm their oaths instead of swearing them — which is to say, make a solemn commitment without any religious appeal. I think the First…
Rank this Week: 9

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Sep 16

    The CRTC TalkTV Hearing: The Gap Between Can’t and Won’t

    The CRTC TalkTV Hearing: The Gap Between Can’t and Won’t
    In August 1999, I wrote my first technology law column for the Globe and Mail. The column was titled The Gap Between Can't and Won't and it focused on the CRTC's new media decision that was released earlier that year. The decision was the…
  • Sep 15

    The CRTC’s Future of Television Hearing Turns Into The Netflix Show

    The CRTC’s Future of Television Hearing Turns Into The Netflix Show
    Five years ago, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission held two major hearings on new media and the Internet. The 2009 hearings, which featured contributions from the major telecom and broadcast companies in Canada,…
  • Sep 15

    The CRTC’s Future of Television Hearing Turns Into The Netflix Show

    The CRTC’s Future of Television Hearing Turns Into The Netflix Show
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on September 13, 2014 as Netflix Becomes Focus of Future of TV Hearings Five years ago, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission held two major hearings on new media and the Internet. The…
Rank this Week: 931

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Life Insurance - Authority Of Insurance Company Manager

    Life Insurance - Authority Of Insurance Company Manager
    Life insurance attorneys in the Dallas Fort Worth area would want to know about a 1996, San Antonio Court of Appeals case holding an insurance company responsible for the conduct of one of it's managers. The style of the case...
  • Sep 14

    DTPA And Insurance

    DTPA And Insurance
    Experienced Grand Prairie insurance lawyers can tell you how the Texas Insurance Code and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA) interact. A 1996, San Antonio Court of Appeals opinion also shows this interaction or lack thereof as it…
  • Sep 13

    Uninsured Motorist

    Uninsured Motorist
    Fort Worth insurance lawyers can tell you there are a lot of uninsured motorist cases to be seen. The Insurance Journal published an article recently titled, "IRC: Uninsured Motorists a Perplexing Pervasive Concern." Here is what…
Rank this Week: 813

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 43

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Sep 16

    On the scope of California's non-disparagement clause ban: a reply to Professor Volokh

    On the scope of California's non-disparagement clause ban: a reply to Professor Volokh
    As we have discussed, last week California passed a law barring the use of non-disparagement clauses and providing a private cause of action for seeking or threatening to enforce one, or for "otherwise penaliz[ing] a consumer for making any…
  • Sep 15

    Read a newspaper story on regional vehicle recall

    Read a newspaper story on regional vehicle recall
    For years now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has authorized auto manufacturers to recall defective vehicles on a regional (rather than a national) basis. The idea, NHTSA maintains, is that some vehicle defects…
  • Sep 15

    Lauren Willis Paper: Performance-Based Consumer Law

    Lauren Willis Paper: Performance-Based Consumer Law
    Lauren E. Willis of Loyola Los Angeles has written Performance-Based Consumer Law. Here is the abstract: When firm and consumer interests are not well-aligned, the resulting transactions are often lousy, whether one uses consumer autonomy or…
Rank this Week: 184

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    Life is short...

    Life is short...
    About two years ago, we took a gander at the cost of end-of-life-care:"$33,382 for one hospital stay. $43,711 for the next. And a final $14,022 for the last three days of life. This is the cost of dying in America"One imagines that these…
  • Sep 15

    If you like your plan...Well, too bad, so sad

    If you like your plan...Well, too bad, so sad
    Alert reader Jeff M sends along this timely reminder of the upheaval the ObamaTax has had on those most vulnerable:"Two of Pattie Curran’s three sons have rare bone marrow failure syndrome combined with a secondary mitochondrial disease…
  • Sep 15

    Obamacare 2.0, Outlook Not So Good

    Obamacare 2.0, Outlook Not So Good
    Obamacare 2.0 is about to be unveiled (after the fall election, of course) and already skeptics are Don't count on it going well.playing "what if?". The automatic renewal process for those who don't pick a plan by December 15, 2014 may be…
Rank this Week: 42

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 262

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Recent reporting on migrants attempting to reach Europe: "As Many as 700 Migrants Feared Drowned in Mediterranean," Reuters, 15 Sept. 2014 [text]Eritrean Exodus: The Drivers and Trends of Current Migration Spike (RMMS, Sept. 2014)…
  • Sep 15

    Thematic Focus: Health

    Thematic Focus: Health
    "Mental Health of Refugees: Report of a Successful Case in Brazil," Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria, vol. 36 no. 3 (July/Sept. 2014) [full-text]"Ocular Morbidity among Refugees in Southwest Ethiopia," Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences,…
  • Sep 15

    Thematic Focus: Statelessne

    Thematic Focus: Statelessne
    Bahrain: Citizenship Rights Stripped Away (Human Rights Watch, Aug. 2014) [text]Community Paralegals and the Legal Empowerment Approach to Statelessness (Statelessness Programme Blog, Sept. 2014) [text]Stateless: The World's Most Invisible…
Rank this Week: 898

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

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    Sixty Years After Bolling v. Sharpe: Public Education and the D.C. Federal Court

    Sixty Years After Bolling v. Sharpe: Public Education and the D.C. Federal Court
    [We have the following announcement from the Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit.]The special relationship between the Courts of the D.C. Circuit and the D.C. public schools was the subject of the Society's most recent…
  • Sep 16

    Gallanis on the Judical Notes of Sir Dudley Ryder

    Gallanis on the Judical Notes of Sir Dudley Ryder
    We heard that the librarians at Iowa Law have launched a series of short videos highlighting the scholarship and research of the faculty.  In the first, Thomas GallanisThomas Gallanis (credit)speaks briefly about his forthcoming book for…
  • Sep 15

    An Oral History of Stephen J. Pollak

    An Oral History of Stephen J. Pollak
    Stephen J. Pollak (credit)One of the best things about being on the Board of Directors of the Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit has been the opportunity to work with its president, Stephen J. Pollak.  Mr. Pollak…
Rank this Week: 130

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 16

    The Fragile Psychology of 21st Century Conservative

    The Fragile Psychology of 21st Century Conservative
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananWith very few exceptions, the Dorf on Law posts and Verdict columns that Professor Dorf and I write are fully independent projects.  That is, they are not only solely authored, but each of us rarely even…
  • Sep 15

    What Is the International Law Justification for Targeting IS/ISIS/ISIL in Syria?

    What Is the International Law Justification for Targeting IS/ISIS/ISIL in Syria?
    by Michael DorfA number of commentators--including my colleague Jens Ohlin and Yale law professor Bruce Ackerman--have argued quite persuasively that President Obama lacks domestic legal authority to conduct military operations against the…
  • Sep 12

    Reason, Emotion, and the Law

    Reason, Emotion, and the Law
    by Michael DorfIn my column on Wednesday discussing last week's same-sex marriage rulings, I noted that in his opinion upholding the Louisiana ruling, Judge Feldman dismissed the many contrary rulings by other federal courts as based on…
Rank this Week: 851

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 16

    Colorado Enacts List of Prohibited Words in Insurance Advertising

    Colorado Enacts List of Prohibited Words in Insurance Advertising
    In response to complaints about misleading words used in advertising for insurance products, such as life insurance and annuities, Colorado has enacted legislation that bans certain words. The words deemed misleading and banned by Colorado…
  • Sep 16

    Sibling Rivalry Over Secret Probate of Inheritance

    Sibling Rivalry Over Secret Probate of Inheritance
    Thomas and Terrance Bean, two sons of the late Gerald Bean who owned Toyota Kendall and Lexus Kendall car dealerships, recently won a victory in a Miami-Dade Circuit Court. The legal fight involves the $250 million to $400 million Bean...
  • Sep 16

    Article on Frank Aragona Trust v. Commissioner

    Article on Frank Aragona Trust v. Commissioner
    Dana M. Foley & William I. Sanderson recently published an article entitled, Frank Aragona Trust v. Commissioner: A Road Map to What Really Matters for Material Participation of Trusts, 28 Probate & Property No. 5 (Sept. & Oct.…
Rank this Week: 57

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Sep 16

    Conclusory Allegations Rejected

    Conclusory Allegations Rejected
    An Illinois Hearing Board has ordered a reprimand of an attorney, finding that the Administrator had proven one of four charges of violation of the ethics rules. The board found that the attorney made a misrepresentation to opposing counsel.…
  • Sep 15

    No Malpractice For Failure To Anticipate Change In Law

    No Malpractice For Failure To Anticipate Change In Law
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the grant of summary judgment to the defendants in a legal malpractice claim. The client was a medical doctor who had an employment issue. The basis of the malpractice was the allegation that…
  • Sep 15

    Ring Of Truth

    Ring Of Truth
    The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has found no misconduct in a matter that came to light during a disciplinary proceeding against another attorney. The attorney was charged with dishonesty after testifying at a deposition about a ruby…
Rank this Week: 385

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 168

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 68

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Auctioneer Sentenced for Defrauding Banks in Trustee Auction

    Auctioneer Sentenced for Defrauding Banks in Trustee Auction
    Reyna Peinado, 48, Huntington Beach, California, an auctioneer who defrauded banks by accepting bribes to lower the amount of winning bids in trustee auctions, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison. The defendant was sentenced by…
  • Sep 16

    Leader of Multi-Million Dollar Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Convicted

    Leader of Multi-Million Dollar Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Convicted
    Alan Tikal, 46, Brentwood, California, was found guilty after a one-day bench trial on stipulated facts by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley of 11 counts of mail fraud and one count of money laundering. Tikal targeted struggling…
  • Sep 15

    30, 20 and 10 Year Sentences Handed Down for $37M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    30, 20 and 10 Year Sentences Handed Down for $37M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
    Christopher Jackson, 46, Elk Grove, California, was sentenced to 30 years in prison; Michael Bolden, 60, Sacramento, California, was sentenced to 20 years in prison; and Victor Alvarado, 53, Sacramento, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for…
Rank this Week: 5

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: 223

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Personal Brand: Beware of what Facebook is doing

    Personal Brand: Beware of what Facebook is doing
    - Aaron Keller, Managing Principal, Capsule There was a time, back in the day, when you could just “Google” yourself and that was the best way to assess the value of your personal brand. Simple quantifiable way to see how many…
  • Sep 15

    (Subway) Eat Flesh, An Effective Parody?

    (Subway) Eat Flesh, An Effective Parody?
      This past weekend one of my sons said, “Dad, I have a good blog topic for you.” After he explained, it was clear, yes, son you do! So, he sent me the photo to the left. It is one that he recently snapped at a…
  • Sep 12

    Claims of Copying a Girl’s Best Friend

    Claims of Copying a Girl’s Best Friend
    If you thought this would be about diamonds you are wrong. It is about chocolate! My favorite candy REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup is at the heart of Hershey Co.’s (“Hershey”) recently filed suit against LBB Imports LLC…
Rank this Week: 256

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 2

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 16

    Indiana same-sex marriage put on hold

    Indiana same-sex marriage put on hold
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit [official website] on Monday approved a stay [order, PDF] blocking same-sex marriage [JURIST news archive] in Indiana until the US Supreme Court [official website] weighs in on the…
  • Sep 16

    Belgium murderer granted right to be euthanized

    Belgium murderer granted right to be euthanized
    [JURIST] A Belgian man serving a life sentence was granted the right to be euthanized on Monday. Frank Van Den Bleeken, who has spent the last 30 years in prison on convictions of rape and murder, has continuously requested that he be allowed…
  • Sep 15

    UN rights office welcomes150th ratification of disability convention

    UN rights office welcomes150th ratification of disability convention
    [JURIST] The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights [official website] on Monday celebrated [press release] the 150th ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [official website; text] as Guyana…
Rank this Week: 13

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Florida Sleep Clinic Settles False Claims Act Case

    Florida Sleep Clinic Settles False Claims Act Case
    The Sleep Medicine Center, Inc. (“Sleep Medicine”) and two physicians, Hubert Zachary and George Restea, have agreed with the federal government to settle allegations initiated by a whistleblower in a qui tam complaint that the…
  • Sep 10

    U.S. Joins Whistleblowers’ Case Involving Spinal Implant

    U.S. Joins Whistleblowers’ Case Involving Spinal Implant
    The Justice Department announced that the U.S. has intervened in a qui tam lawsuit brought by two whistleblowers alleging violations of the False Claims Act and filed its own lawsuit alleging violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute against…
  • Sep 4

    US Intervenes in False Claims Act Case Against Hospice Provider

    US Intervenes in False Claims Act Case Against Hospice Provider
    The United States has partially intervened in two qui tam lawsuits by three whistleblowers alleging violations of the False Claims Act by Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care (“Evercare”) now known as Optum Palliative and Hospice…
Rank this Week: 812

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Sep 16

    Stupid Interview Question

    Stupid Interview Question
    Tired of stupid interview questions? You know the ones, like "what is your weakness?" or "why should we hire you?", then tire no more. Linkedin has the answers here.
  • Sep 16

    Developments in the bar

    Developments in the bar
    Two recent stories caught my eye with respect to lawyers and lawyering: 1. Law firms wanting to do business with Xerox will have be a diverse in their workforce. Yup, more global firms are also doing this. As Alberta becomes...
  • Sep 15

    Baseball Replay

    Baseball Replay
    Baseball used to be a traditional game until Bud Selig took over. Then interleague games and all sorts of nonsense destroyed the game. Ok, maybe I am being dramatic, but instant replay is the latest in the assaults of modernity...
Rank this Week: 854

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Court Rules FDA Can’t Use Report on Menthol Cigarette

    Court Rules FDA Can’t Use Report on Menthol Cigarette
    Bloomberg News reports a Federal judge has ordered FDA not to use an advisory board’s report on menthol cigarettes because some of the panel’s members “had conflicts of interest.” The article notes Lorillard Inc.…
  • Sep 15

    Consumers Warned of Potential Contamination From Dallas Compounding Pharmacy

    Consumers Warned of Potential Contamination From Dallas Compounding Pharmacy
    The Wall Street Journal reports the FDA has warned healthcare providers and consumers for the third time in over a year against ordering medications from NuVision Pharmacy, a Dallas-based compounding pharmacy, over concerns its products may…
  • Sep 12

    Tobacco Industry May Feel Pressed to Join E-Cigarette Flavor Race

    Tobacco Industry May Feel Pressed to Join E-Cigarette Flavor Race
    On the front of its Business Day section, the New York Times reports that flavors such as “Twista Lime, Kauai Kolada, Caribbean Chill, Mintrigue,” banned in 2009 in cigarettes, “look like plain vanilla compared…
Rank this Week: 943