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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…
  • Jan 21

    John Paul Stevens highlights spring Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Serie

    John Paul Stevens highlights spring Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Serie
    The 18th annual Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series kicks off its spring series Jan. 21. Ten lectures this semester will focus on civil rights, national security, art, the Second Amendment and more. The post John Paul Stevens…
  • Jan 20

    John Paul Stevens highlights spring Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Serie

    John Paul Stevens highlights spring Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Serie
    The 18th annual Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series, sponsored by the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, kicks off its spring series Jan. 21. Ten lectures this semester will focus on civil rights, national…
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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…
  • Feb 2

    Citigroup to Pay $23M to Resolve Yen Libor and Euroyen Tibor Rigging Claim

    Citigroup to Pay $23M to Resolve Yen Libor and Euroyen Tibor Rigging Claim
    Citigroup (C) Inc. has agreed to pay $23M in an institutional investor fraud lawsuit accusing the bank of conspiring to manipulated the Euroyen Tibor and yen Libor benchmark interest rates and Euroyen Tibor futures contracts. Plaintiff…
Rank this Week: 538

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…
  • Jan 31

    Diversified Stock Funds Drop in Value

    Diversified Stock Funds Drop in Value
    A number of diversified stock funds posted significant losses at the end of the January. For example, funds seeking underpriced stocks saw their holdings lose value as did value funds. Here is a list (From Morningstar): · PIMCO…
Rank this Week: 210

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 10

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/
Rank this Week: 140

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: 7

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

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/
  • Feb 10

    GIVE SENIORS & VETS COLA!

    GIVE SENIORS & VETS COLA!
    SCHUMER: WITH NO SOCIAL SECURITY “COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT,” MORE THAN 1.7 MILLION UPSTATE NEW YORKERS DID NOT RECEIVE A SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT INCREASE THIS YEAR; SCHUMER-BACKED BILL WOULD PROVIDE PAYMENT TO NEW YORK…
  • Feb 10

    NOT WORRIED ABOUT MARKET DOWNTURNS?

    NOT WORRIED ABOUT MARKET DOWNTURNS?
    Eight in 10 U.S. Investors Can Stomach Market Downturns by Lydia Saad Story Highlights One in four U.S. investors have high tolerance for market skids Another 56% say they have moderate tolerance Vast majority…
  • Feb 10

    ON STOPPING BULLYING

    ON STOPPING BULLYING
    How can peers, parents, schools and new media stop bullying? SAGE A new review of research out recently outlines roles and recommendations for peers, parents, schools and new media platforms to stop bullying. This review was published…
Rank this Week: 5

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 254

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 10

    Dropping the Mike: The Armory

    Dropping the Mike: The Armory
    One thing is certain, there wont be any unannounced press visits to the Miller compound any time soon.
  • Feb 10

    This historic Baltimore mansion was converted to primarily office space

    This historic Baltimore mansion was converted to primarily office space
    Address: 100 E. 23rd St., Baltimore Built: 1886 Space: 11,483 square feet Use: Office List price: $679,000 Contact: Justin Brewer, principal RE/MAX Sails Commercial (410) 814–2404; justin@remaxcanton.com A historic mansion converted…
  • Feb 10

    4th Circuit rejects Merriweather’s antitrust suit against Live Nation

    4th Circuit rejects Merriweather’s antitrust suit against Live Nation
    A federal judge’s ruling that Live Nation Entertainment Inc. is not a monopoly has been upheld by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Maryland-based It’s My Party Inc. and It’s My Amphitheatre Inc., the companies behind…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Feb 10

    Kim Davis update

    Kim Davis update
    Judge Bunning of the Eastern District of Kentucky yesterday denied as moot the ACLU's motion to enforce the injunction against Kim Davis. The plaintiffs had requested that the court order the deputy clerks to issue the non-Kim-Davis-altered…
  • Feb 10

    Race and the Law Prof Blog on Alternative Constitution Day

    Race and the Law Prof Blog on Alternative Constitution Day
    While I'm plugging stuff... the Race and the Law Prof Blog is hosting a blog-symposium on Alternative Constitution day, that is, on the idea that along with (or even instead of) celebrating September 17, we ought to be celebrating the…
  • Feb 9

    Baby Blue and Copyright Overreaching, OR: Don't Make Me Embarrassed to be an HLS Alum, People, Like For Serious.

    Baby Blue and Copyright Overreaching, OR: Don't Make Me Embarrassed to be an HLS Alum, People, Like For Serious.
    For those of you who don't know, there's a fight brewing about the Bluebook. Not about the fact that it's awful (though it is), but about overreaching copyright claims the Harvard Law Review appears to be making in connection with it---claims…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Feb 10

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.10.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.10.16
    * Nope, Black History month still isn’t racist. Here’s an explanation one more time for those that need it. [Popehat] * Hey! Now there is science to back up what we all knew: Voter ID laws suppress the vote. [Talking Points Memo]…
  • Feb 10

    We Appreciate Our Advertisers On ATL

    We Appreciate Our Advertisers On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
  • Feb 10

    What Was The Point?

    What Was The Point?
    Well, the tallest oompa loompa just won New Hampshire; it’s a crazy world. The Trump naysayers keep waiting for the man to implode, but he seems more teflon than Gotti. Even calling other candidates vulgar terms doesn’t stop him.…
Rank this Week: 8

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 10

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi
    The prosecution of cyberbullying has been a challenge for states looking to protect minors from harassment. A new Illinois bill, introduced by Republican Representative Terry Bryant, provides that those who post videos of fights online with…
  • Jan 1

    New DUI Laws Effective Today

    New DUI Laws Effective Today
    Effective today, January 1st, 2016, new DUI laws go into effect which benefit revoked and suspended drivers who want to seek driving privileges before the Illinois Secretary of State. One of these significant changes in the law will allow…
  • Dec 28

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016
    Yesterday the Chicago Tribune highlighted a new law effective January 1, 2016, which will expand the number of DUI revoked and suspended drivers who will now be eligible for driving privileges in Illinois. The law will allow the following…
Rank this Week: 502

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Feb 10

    Douglas Lamb Suspended by FINRA for ETF

    Douglas Lamb Suspended by FINRA for ETF
    According to records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), former Ohio-based Financial America Securities broker Douglas Lamb is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment adviser. The securities and…
  • Feb 10

    Norman Caris Faces Two Pending Complaint

    Norman Caris Faces Two Pending Complaint
    The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding California-based B. Riley & Company broker Norman Caris (CRD# 40535). Norman Caris has spent 46 years in…
  • Feb 9

    LPL Broker Brian Redders Faces Pending Complaint

    LPL Broker Brian Redders Faces Pending Complaint
    The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Missouri-based LPL Financial broker/adviser Brian Redders (CRD# 3119301). Brian Redders has spent seventeen…
Rank this Week: 282

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 38

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 10

    Lessons To Take Away From David Bowie’s Estate

    Lessons To Take Away From David Bowie’s Estate
    Rock legend David Bowie has left his family an estate that is worth about $100 million. According to his will each of his two children will get a quarter of his estate, though his youngest child is not yet legally...
  • Feb 10

    Charity Wine Auctions Are Becoming More Popular

    Charity Wine Auctions Are Becoming More Popular
    The article examines the growing popularity of charity wine auctions with celebrities. “Unlike many charity auctions, which are fixtures in affluent communities, the price of entry for wine auctions in places like Napa Valley and Naples…
  • Feb 10

    Article On The Forced Share In The Ancient World

    Article On The Forced Share In The Ancient World
    Charles J. Reid Jr. (Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law) recently published an article entitled, The Jurisprudence of the Forced Share in the Ancient World: From Cicero to Justinian?, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal…
Rank this Week: 45

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 10

    Organic chia, flax powders on recall for Salmonella risk

    Organic chia, flax powders on recall for Salmonella risk
    Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions branded sprouted flax seed powder and sprouted chia powder products because of possible Salmonella contamination. Similar products under the Organic Traditions brand were linked to a…
  • Feb 9

    Chipotle’s burrito bribe and food safety strategy

    Chipotle’s burrito bribe and food safety strategy
    An all-staff meeting that stretched across time zones and kept all Chipotle Mexican Grill locations closed during Monday’s lunch rush was long on promises to employees and customers. The meeting served as a preface to the Denver-based…
  • Feb 9

    Obama’s 2017 budget not enough for a food safety legacy

    Obama’s 2017 budget not enough for a food safety legacy
    Food safety is spread throughout various departments and programs in the federal budget and the document President Obama proposed Tuesday for fiscal 2017 is no different. The policy wonks who know how the federal budgeteers work go to one…
Rank this Week: 107

Brain Injury Lawyer

Brain Injury Lawyer

Covers compensation for brain injuries, personal injury claims, and selecting a brain injury lawyer. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.braininjurylawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Shannon Entropy Analysis Helps Predict Likelihood of Migraines in Concussion Patient

    Shannon Entropy Analysis Helps Predict Likelihood of Migraines in Concussion Patient
    Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center recently utilized Shannon entropy, which is a mathematical information theory model that looks at areas of entropy or disorder in the brain, to determine which concussion patients…
  • Feb 2

    rTMS in Alleviating Mild TBI Related Headaches – A Case Serie

    rTMS in Alleviating Mild TBI Related Headaches – A Case Serie
    It is well known that headache is one of the most common debilitating chronic pain conditions in patients who sustain a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). No conventional pharmacological treatment has been shown to be effective in treating…
  • Jan 26

    Federal Court in Louisiana Admits DTI into Evidence

    Federal Court in Louisiana Admits DTI into Evidence
    In researching the admissibility of Diffusion Tensor Imaging, I came upon a Louisiana court decision upholding the use of Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Andrew v. Patterson Motor Freight, Inc., Civil Action No. 6:13cv814 (U.S.D.C., W.D. 2014).…
Rank this Week: 410

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 776

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Feb 10

    New Client: Westbluff Homeowners Association

    New Client: Westbluff Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Westbluff Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Westbluff is a lovely single-family home community nestled in the beautiful City of Fullerton.…
  • Jan 29

    Homeowner Attorneys at your HOA’s Board Meetings? This Could Become the New Normal

    Homeowner Attorneys at your HOA’s Board Meetings? This Could Become the New Normal
    Civil Code Section 4925 grants to each member of a homeowners association (“HOA”) the right to attend HOA board meetings (except for executive session meetings). Section 4925 also grants members with rights to speak at board…
  • Jan 19

    New Client: Boulevard Homeowners Association

    New Client: Boulevard Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Boulevard Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Located in Santa Clara, Boulevard is the latest collection of condominiums designed for…
Rank this Week: 909

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Feb 10

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Team!

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Team!
    Our Congratulations go to the Pace 2016 John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Team that competed at the John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition. The competition was held February 4-7, 2016 at the Fairfax…
  • Feb 10

    The Pace 2016 Tulane National Arbitration Team Finishes in the Top Ten!

    The Pace 2016 Tulane National Arbitration Team Finishes in the Top Ten!
    Our Congratulations go to the Pace 2016 Tulane National Arbitration team that placed ninth overall out of forty teams at the ninth annual Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition. The competition was…
  • Feb 9

    Congratulations to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team!

    Congratulations to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team!
    Our congratulations go to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team that competed in the 57th annual Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition Northeast Regional Round. The team competed on February 5-6, 2016 in New York City at Shearman &…
Rank this Week: 657

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Feb 10

    CBA to urge New Brunswick to reconsider court closure

    CBA to urge New Brunswick to reconsider court closure
    The Canadian Bar Association plans to pass a resolution this month to urge the government of New Brunswick to reconsider its decision to close four provincial courts. The government has announced it’s permanently shutting down courts in…
  • Feb 10

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 10, 2016

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 10, 2016
    Canada Family of man killed in Toronto nightclub files $2.5-million lawsuit, Canadian Press Montreal taxi drivers plan city-wide blockades to protest Uber, Globe and Mail Coroner confirms foot that washed ashore on Vancouver Island beach is…
  • Feb 9

    Employee should have been honest about pregnancy: tribunal

    Employee should have been honest about pregnancy: tribunal
    A British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has dismissed a complaint against a law firm made by a former employee because the woman lied about when she found out she was pregnant. Erica Opp filed a complaint of discrimination on the basis of…
Rank this Week: 75

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    "Call-in Lease" profiled in today's DJ

    "Call-in Lease" profiled in today's DJ
    Today's DJ profiles LASC judge Colin Leis, who's been on the LASC bench since Nov. 12, 2014. But before his appointment, he served at the 2d DCA for 20 years in divisions 8 and 5 (for Justices Rubin and Godoy Perez).
  • Feb 8

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment: Judge Ann I. Jones of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Three until February 29, 2016.Judge Amy D. Hogue of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be…
  • Feb 5

    Cal Supreme Court Statistical Review

    Cal Supreme Court Statistical Review
    Kirk Jenkins at Sedgwick presents The California Supreme Court In 2015: A Year In Transition at Law360.2015 was a year of transition for the California Supreme Court as two new justices appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown, Justices…
Rank this Week: 915

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Feb 10

    EPA Losses Shed Light on Supreme Court’s Blocking of Carbon Rule

    EPA Losses Shed Light on Supreme Court’s Blocking of Carbon Rule
    Recent Supreme Court rulings against the Environmental Protection Agency may provide some understanding of the justices’ rare move Tuesday to temporarily freeze the Obama administration’s carbon emissions initiative while it is…
  • Feb 10

    Federal Judge Issues ‘Order on Ineptitude’

    Federal Judge Issues ‘Order on Ineptitude’
    A recent order handed down by U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes in Houston shows that titles of court orders don't have to be boilerplate but can convey a range of emotions. In the case of Judge Hughes: boiling rage.
  • Feb 10

    DOJ Threatens Legal Action Against Ferguson Over Policing Agreement

    DOJ Threatens Legal Action Against Ferguson Over Policing Agreement
    The Department of Justice says it's troubled that local lawmakers in Ferguson, Mo. have decided to amend a proposed consent decree with the federal government regarding the city's policing and law-enforcement practices.
Rank this Week: 37

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: 44

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 785

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 10

    DadsDivorce Live: How To Manage Stress During Divorce

    DadsDivorce Live: How To Manage Stress During Divorce
    There is really no way to avoid stress during the divorce process. It’s just something you have to deal with.  However, the manner in which you manage that stress can have a huge impact in how long it takes you to heal. Having the…
  • Feb 9

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 9, 2016

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 9, 2016
    Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of monthly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories.  Last month, Cordell & Cordell announced…
  • Feb 8

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Understanding The Difference

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Understanding The Difference
    Question: What are the major differences between a legal separation and divorce? Answer: I am not licensed to practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws of your state and can only provide you with…
Rank this Week: 101

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 308

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Feb 10

    In defense of the concept of romantic comedie

    In defense of the concept of romantic comedie
    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. Jane Austin, Pride and Prejudice Thus begins the greatest romantic comedy in the history of romantic comedies. With…
  • Feb 9

    Using opposing parties’ evasive discovery responses against them

    Using opposing parties’ evasive discovery responses against them
    Often opposing parties will respond to discovery with evasion: giving answers that respond to some, slightly different allegation; providing lengthy responses to “yes/no” questions without really stating “yes” or…
  • Feb 7

    Acknowledging the obviou

    Acknowledging the obviou
    In responding to discovery or pleadings, some of the responses, if accurate, will bolster the other party’s case.  Clients, even (especially) sophisticated clients, often balk at issuing a formal response that, although accurate,…
Rank this Week: 546

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 311

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Rocklin Bucks for Bike

    Rocklin Bucks for Bike
    Rocklin Bucks for Bikes Rocklin Bucks for Bikes I’m Ed Smith, a Rocklin personal injury attorney. Rocklin is a fast growing part of the greater Sacramento metropolitan area. Rocklin was originally settled by Finnish immigrants. The…
  • Feb 7

    Fun Things To Do Around Auburn, CA

    Fun Things To Do Around Auburn, CA
    Fun Things To Do Around Auburn, CA I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn, CA Auto Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer. If you’ve never visited Auburn you are missing out.  With all the places to visit, activities to do, and fun to…
  • Feb 6

    Natomas Pedestrian Collision

    Natomas Pedestrian Collision
    Natomas Pedestrian Collision I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian injury lawyer in Natomas. Recently there was an accident involving a pedestrian on West El Camino Avenue, near Northgate Boulevard. What Happened? A  woman was in…
Rank this Week: 549

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/
  • Feb 10

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization
    Yesterday, Susan defended the NSA21 reorganization based on her experience working for the Agency. Her views regarding the roles and incentives of offense and defense might be entirely accurate. But none of that actually matters, because the…
  • Feb 10

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Referring to his own remarks as a “litany of doom,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper addressed the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing on worldwide threats yesterday. During the hearing, Clapper said…
  • Feb 10

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood
    ISTANBUL, Turkey—The Aksaray metro station opens onto a concrete square. All day long, young men and families crisscross the open space. You can hear every dialect of Arabic spoken here: it’s mostly Syrian and Iraqi, but sometimes…
Rank this Week: 70

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 164

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 10

    NY Times:The Academic Support For Bernie Sanders' Proposed 73% Top Tax Rate

    NY Times:The Academic Support For Bernie Sanders' Proposed 73% Top Tax Rate
    New York Times: Bernie Sanders’s Tax Plan Would Test an Economic Hypothesis, by Josh Barro: In the Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution, saying his movement can sweep in policy changes that…
  • Feb 10

    Marron Presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods And Drinks? Today At Penn

    Marron Presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods And Drinks? Today At Penn
    Donald Marron (Urban Institute) presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods and Drinks? (with Maeve Gearing (Tax Policy Center) & John Iselin (Tax Policy Center)) at Pennsylvania today as part of its Center for Tax Law and Policy…
  • Feb 10

    Brooks:Quasi-Public Spending

    Brooks:Quasi-Public Spending
    John R. Brooks (Georgetown), Quasi-Public Spending, 104 Geo. L.J. ___ (2016): The United States has increasingly designed certain public spending programs not as traditional tax-financed programs, but rather as mixtures of private…
Rank this Week: 23

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 10

    Programa Artigo 5º fala sobre pessoas desaparecidas no Brasil

    Programa Artigo 5º fala sobre pessoas desaparecidas no Brasil
    Estimativas apontam que a cada onze minutos alguém desaparece no Brasil. Já são mais de 200 mil pessoas sem paradeiro definido. Grande parte dos casos permanece sem solução, e quanto mais cedo for feita a…
  • Feb 10

    Twitter do STF supera a marca de um milhão de seguidore

    Twitter do STF supera a marca de um milhão de seguidore
    A página do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) no Twitter (www.twitter.com/STF_oficial) alcançou, durante o feriado de Carnaval, a marca de um milhão de seguidores. Desde o início deste mês, foram 19,2 mil novos…
  • Feb 10

    Extinta ADI contra lei estadual do RJ que fixava pisos salariai

    Extinta ADI contra lei estadual do RJ que fixava pisos salariai
    O ministro Dias Toffoli, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), julgou extinta a Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI) 5131, na qual a Confederação Nacional do Comércio de Bens, Serviços e Turismo…
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Feb 10

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live
    2-10-16 Wisconsin: MADISON, Wis. —The Wisconsin Assembly has signed off on a bill creating uniform restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live. Right now, municipalities use ordinances to determine where sex offenders can't live.…
  • Feb 10

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say
    2-10-16 Texas: General-law city, nonprofit organization face off over residency restrictions Texas Voices of Reason and Justice filed a lawsuit Dec. 28 against several cities, including West Lake Hills, alleging the city’s restrictions on…
  • Feb 8

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law
    2-8-16 Texas: DALLAS (AP) — A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court. While other states, including…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Feb 10

    Negligence Liability Releases, Delaware Planet Fitness Edition

    Negligence Liability Releases, Delaware Planet Fitness Edition
    On the subject of, again, releases for liability for negligence, a recent Delaware case, Ketler v. PFPA, LLC, No. 319 2015, examined one in the context of a Planet Fitness gym. The plaintiff was a member at Planet Fitness and...
  • Feb 9

    Classic Case Corner: Kirksey v. Kirksey

    Classic Case Corner: Kirksey v. Kirksey
    Classic Case Corner is an occasional series of posts highlighting staples of the Contracts curriculum and resources related to them. Our motto for CCC is, "If it's new to you, then it's new... even if it's old." Some cases owe...
  • Feb 8

    Arbitration Provisions and Unconscionability

    Arbitration Provisions and Unconscionability
    This case is a lesson in: Do what the judge tells you to do. Ruiz v. Millennium Square Residential Association, Civil Action No. 15-1014 (JDB), out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is a fairly staid...
Rank this Week: 384

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: 314

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC
    In Transweb v. 3M, Seth Waxman argued for the appellant 3M, but the CAFC affirmed the judgment of Judge FaithS. Hochberg of DNJ. The beginning of the opinion shows the extent of 3M's loss:3M sued TransWeb for infringement of several…
  • Feb 10

    CAFC gives a mixed ruling in Convolve/MIT vs. Compaq

    CAFC gives a mixed ruling in Convolve/MIT vs. Compaq
    In Convolve and MIT vs. Compaq, a case appealed to the CAFC from SDNY, the beginning of the opinion states:This case returns to us after a remand to the SouthernDistrict of New York. In the first appeal, we reversedthe district court’s…
  • Feb 9

    Trade secret case in ED Pa involving scientists at GSK

    Trade secret case in ED Pa involving scientists at GSK
    The GSK technology that was involved:The biopharmaceutical products being developed by GSK were designed to fight cancer and other serious diseases. One product under development was a monoclonal antibody (“mAB”) designed to link…
Rank this Week: 46

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 47

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Feb 10

    San Angelo Man Sentenced to Eight Years Probation for Sexual Assault of a Minor in Plea Agreement

    San Angelo Man Sentenced to Eight Years Probation for Sexual Assault of a Minor in Plea Agreement
    Recently, a San Angelo man who would have faced up to 20 years in prison had his sexual assault case gone to trial was sentenced to eight years probation. Daniel Armenta, 29, allegedly sexually assaulted a minor; he pleaded guilty to a single…
  • Feb 3

    Toronto Tutor Facing Multiple Sex-Related Charge

    Toronto Tutor Facing Multiple Sex-Related Charge
    On February 1 it was announced Toronto police had arrested a man wanted in connection with what was called an alleged “historic” sex assault. 41-year-old Ryan McCombe, a tutor, is accused of sexually assaulting two teen girls who…
  • Jan 29

    Former Emmett Township Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Former Emmett Township Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault
    In August of 2014, Troy Estree, at the time an Emmett Township police officer, was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl in his home. Estree was placed on administrative leave following his arrest, his position terminated…
Rank this Week: 691

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine
    One of the best features that Lex Machina provides for Intellectual Property attorneys is their increased accuracy of information pulled from PACER. The improvements that Lex Machina has made on Cause-of-Action (CoA) and Nature- of-Suit (NoS)…
  • Feb 8

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City.] This year’s ABA Tech Show is from March…
  • Jan 28

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer
    I received multiple forwards of this article entitled "The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Lawyer." Apparently, I can't just enjoy things anymore. I thought it was a good article. I found much in it that I liked. A properly balanced individual…
Rank this Week: 947

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    3d DCA Watch -- It's One-Case Wednesday!

    3d DCA Watch -- It's One-Case Wednesday!
    Like the great wit Gore Vidal, Paul Theroux is a much better non-fiction essayist than novelist, though Paul has had a few fiction highlights along his lengthy and illustrious career.His latest, Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads, dives…
  • Feb 9

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!

    Used Cars With Spencer Aronfeld!
    How great is that old movie Used Cars, an early Robert Zemeckis film that still holds up pretty well.Compare this:To this:Happy Tuesday, plebes!
  • Feb 8

    Marco Meltdown

    Marco Meltdown
    I'm not the kind of guy to say I told you so. Who am I kidding? Of course I am! I told you so! N.J. Gov. Chris Christie goes on the war path against Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at the final Republican debate ahead of the New Hampshire…
Rank this Week: 224

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Feb 10

    National Whistleblower Center Project Wins People’s Choice Award

    National Whistleblower Center Project Wins People’s Choice Award
    Protections for wildlife whistleblowers greatly enhanced Washington, D.C. February 10, 2016.  The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge announced that the National Whistleblower Center won its People’s Choice competition.  The…
  • Feb 5

    Swiss Bank Whistleblower Calls for Switzerland to Protect Whistleblower

    Swiss Bank Whistleblower Calls for Switzerland to Protect Whistleblower
    Swiss bank whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld was featured yesterday in an article detailing the extremely hostile environment that exists in Switzerland toward whistleblowers. In the article Birkenfeld states that change is “long…
  • Jan 21

    National Whistleblower Center Wins Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Award

    National Whistleblower Center Wins Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Award
    Washington D.C., USA. January 21, 2016—The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge program, an initiative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution,…
Rank this Week: 223