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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…
  • Aug 26

    Judge Rejects GM’s Bid to Stop Faulty Ignition Switch Lawsuit That Spurred Recall

    Judge Rejects GM’s Bid to Stop Faulty Ignition Switch Lawsuit That Spurred Recall
    A state judge is allowing the wrongful death lawsuit that first brought to light General Motors' faulty ignition switch problem to be reopened. The automaker had sought to have the auto products liability case, which had already been settled,…
  • Aug 21

    Two Young Girls Rushed to Hospital After Yarmouth Swimming Accident at Cape Cod Hotel

    Two Young Girls Rushed to Hospital After Yarmouth Swimming Accident at Cape Cod Hotel
    Two sisters, ages 9 and 12, were flown to Children’s Hospital in Boston after they were pulled from the bottom of an indoor swimming pool at the Bayside Resort in Cape Cod. Witnesses say that the girls were rescued from the Yarmouth, MA…
Rank this Week: 260

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…
  • Aug 21

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Intervene In Arbitration

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Intervene In Arbitration
    LG Electronics, Inc. v InterDigital Communications Inc., C.A. 9747-VCL (August 20, 2014) This is the first decision by the Court of Chancery that dismissed a case over which it has jurisdiction because an arbitration proceeding had been filed…
Rank this Week: 502

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 29

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae
    Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) has arrived at a $591 million mortgage settlement with Fannie Mae (FNMA). The arrangement resolves claims that the banking institution sold faulty mortgages to the government run-home loan financier and covers…
  • Aug 26

    FINRA Claims Wedbush Securities Engaged in Supervisory and Anti-Money Laundering Violation

    FINRA Claims Wedbush Securities Engaged in Supervisory and Anti-Money Laundering Violation
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has filed a disciplinary complaint against Wedbush Securities Inc. that accuses the firm of violations related to anti-money laundering and systemic supervision. The self-regulatory organization…
  • Aug 23

    Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle DOJ Mortgage Probe

    Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle DOJ Mortgage Probe
    Bank of America (BAC) and the U.S. Department of Justice have arrived at a $16.65 billion mortgage settlement. Under the agreement, the lender will pay $9.65 billion to the DOJ, the SEC, other government agencies, and six states. The…
Rank this Week: 599

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • May 1

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?
    According to The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, in 2012, more than 8 million Americans have long-term care insurance. People over 80 years old made up more than one-half of the claims opened in 2012. What does long-term…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
Rank this Week: 939

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Sep 15

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student
    The Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas Foundation will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Houston for its annual scholarship luncheon, which provides financial support to six law students who best exemplify…
  • Aug 22

    Stories of Recovery: Solving the problem of me

    Stories of Recovery: Solving the problem of me
    “Lately it occurs to me — What a long strange trip it’s been.” — The Grateful Dead Editor’s note: This is the sixth story in our Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program "Stories of Recovery" series,…
  • Aug 20

    Hispanic Issues Section celebrates 35th year

    Hispanic Issues Section celebrates 35th year
    Now in its 35th year, the Hispanic Issues Section of the State Bar of Texas has been active addressing statewide matters, such as helping to create a bar association coalition to address the unaccompanied minors situation. The coalition is at…
Rank this Week: 517

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 498

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 18

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 27

    Tech Talk

    Tech Talk
    My iPhone 5s died yesterday. It just wouldn't turn on. I ended up having to plug it into my computer and restore the factory settings, and then an old backup. It took hours, and it worked -- until this morning. Dead as a doornail again. …
  • Aug 27

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Our last open thread is full, here's a new one. All topics welcome. On James Foley's kidnappers: Before "the Beatles", there were the Belgians. Lots of dots to connect. The latest victim of police "walking while black" syndrome:... [[…
  • Aug 26

    Potential New Audio of Michael Brown Shooting

    Potential New Audio of Michael Brown Shooting
    Driving this afternoon and listening to CNN on Sirius, the main story was not ISIS or Syria, it was a new audio of the Michael Brown shooting that a passer-by captured on his cell phone while video-chatting with a woman. As he tells her how…
Rank this Week: 2

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 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/
  • Aug 27

    Sherwin on "The Act of Killing"

    Sherwin on &quot;The Act of Killing&quot;
    Richard K. Sherwin (New York Law School) has posted Law in the Flesh: Tracing Legitimation's Origin to 'The Act of Killing' (No Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice, No. 11, June 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:...
  • Aug 27

    Beever on the Declaratory Theory of Law

    Beever on the Declaratory Theory of Law
    Allan Beever (Auckland University of Technology - Faculty of Business & Law) has posted The Declaratory Theory of Law ((2013) 33 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 421-444) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article examines the declaratory…
  • Aug 27

    Wolitz on Value Pluralism & Legal Indeterminacy

    Wolitz on Value Pluralism &amp; Legal Indeterminacy
    David Wolitz (University of Tennessee College of Law) has posted Indeterminacy, Value Pluralism, and Tragic Cases (Buffalo Law Review Vol. 62, No. 3 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article addresses two fundamental questions of…
Rank this Week: 14

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Preventing Heart Attacks in Firefighter

    Preventing Heart Attacks in Firefighter
    Today's post is shared from njtvonline.orgEvery year nearly 100 firefighters die on the job and one half of those deaths are from fatal heart attacks. These statistics remain consistent year in and out. The very nature of the job…
  • Aug 27

    IF THINGS GO VERY WRONG

    IF THINGS GO VERY WRONG
    Today's post was shared by CAAA and comes from www.workerscompzone.com Bay Area residents were awakened last night to a 6.0 earthquake in Napa.News reports indicated that Napa County’s old courthouse was among the downtown buildings…
  • Aug 27

    NTSB Releases Final Report on Paulsboro Derailment

    NTSB Releases Final Report on Paulsboro Derailment
    Topdays post is shared from njtvonline.orgTwo years after the toxic spill in Paulsboro, the NTSB’s final investigation report determines that the crew was met with a red signal on the bridge. They radioed to dispatch for the…
Rank this Week: 265

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/
  • Aug 27

    Two from Dorf on policing and body camera

    Two from Dorf on policing and body camera
    Two posts from Mike Dorf--one supporting use of body cams and one considering the effect and future of broken-windows policing, which necessarily increases the number of police-citizen law-enforcement encounters, which necessarily means…
  • Aug 27

    ASU Aspiring Law Professors Conference

    ASU Aspiring Law Professors Conference
    A quick note: ASU's annual aspiring law professors conference is coming up on Saturday, September 27. The keynote speaker this year is Paul Caron of Pepperdine. The conference announcement, which can be found here, includes the following…
  • Aug 27

    Bloom, "Against Empathy"

    Bloom, "Against Empathy"
    There has been a long debate in law about the role of empathy in judging, a debate that gained new prominence during and after the nomination of Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Those who are interested in that debate may enjoy a new essay in the…
Rank this Week: 41

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
Rank this Week: 327

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Aug 27

    Wow. Just, wow.

    Wow. Just, wow.
    A couple who met as teenagers 10 years before the start of World War Two have celebrated 80 years of marriage. Maurice and Helen Kaye, from Bournemouth, met in 1929 when they were 17 and 16 respectively. They courted for...
  • Aug 27

    A Dynamic Look at Global Increases in Lifespan and Income

    A Dynamic Look at Global Increases in Lifespan and Income
    Another video suggestion for the classroom from Barry Kozak at John Marshall Law School, this time demonstrating the history of modern human population growth, and highlighting income and longevity in the U.S. and China. I first watched this…
  • Aug 26

    Borchard Grant Deadline for 2005 Academic Research Award

    Borchard Grant Deadline for 2005 Academic Research Award
    The Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging is once again making key research money available for academic projects to be funded in 2005: "The Center makes no more than four annual grants up to $20,000 each. Larger budgets using...
Rank this Week: 201

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/
  • Aug 27

    Paper on Privacy Harms and the Notice and Choice Framework

    Paper on Privacy Harms and the Notice and Choice Framework
    Joel R. Reidenberg, N. Cameron Russell, Alexander J. Callen, Sophia Qasir, and Thomas B. Norton, all of Fordham, have written Privacy Harms and the Effectiveness of the Notice and Choice Framework. Here is the abstract: In the last fifteen…
  • Aug 27

    Another KlearGear? Online retailer Accessory Outlet demands $250 from consumer just for saying she'll contact her credit card company; Public Citizen sue

    Another KlearGear? Online retailer Accessory Outlet demands $250 from consumer just for saying she'll contact her credit card company; Public Citizen sue
    The march of the non-disparagement clauses continues. This time the business is Accessory Outlet, another web-based retailer. Its terms (fine print, as usual) prohibit “any complaint, chargeback, claim, dispute,” or “any…
  • Aug 26

    More on self-driving car

    More on self-driving car
    We have posted a number of times about self-driving cars, including about how they'll be regulated. Go, for instance, here, here, and here. So, now, read this article by Ashley Halsey III about a spin around D.C. in a driverless...
Rank this Week: 113

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Aug 27

    California Health Officials Quash Catholic Employers' Efforts to Deprive Employees of Abortion Coverage

    California Health Officials Quash Catholic Employers' Efforts to Deprive Employees of Abortion Coverage
    The Los Angeles Times: A women's rights victory as California nixes an attack on abortion coverage, by Michael Hiltzik: With minimal fanfare, California state officials have nixed an underhanded effort by two Catholic-affiliated universities…
  • Aug 27

    GOP Senate Candidates Reluctant to Weigh in on Latest Changes to ACA Contraception Rule

    GOP Senate Candidates Reluctant to Weigh in on Latest Changes to ACA Contraception Rule
    The Hill: GOP Senate candidates mum on birth control mandate change, by Elise Viebeck: Republican Senate candidates are staying silent on President Obama's latest changes to the birth control coverage mandate, even as the policy catches flak…
  • Aug 27

    States Use "Feticide" Laws to Punish Pregnant Women

    States Use "Feticide" Laws to Punish Pregnant Women
    The Daily Beast: Indiana 'Feticide' Charge Is the Latest Fallout From States' Strict Anti-Abortion Laws, by Sally Kohn: An Indiana woman has been charged with feticide—and faces decades in jail—for aborting an unwanted fetus, the latest…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Aug 27

    "Ivory Tower Academics and Police Use of Force"

    &quot;Ivory Tower Academics and Police Use of Force&quot;
    Kent Scheidegger at Crime & Consequences criticizes Erwin Chemerinsky's recent NYT op-ed on qualified immunity. His critique of a Chemerinsky critique: Shooting out the tires is an "obvious" alternative? Sure, it has worked on…
  • Aug 27

    "America's Lack of a Police Behavior Database Is a Disgrace. That's Why I'm Leading a Team to Build One"

    &quot;America's Lack of a Police Behavior Database Is a Disgrace. That's Why I'm Leading a Team to Build One&quot;
    The story is at The New Republic. In part: Progressive leaders in law enforcement have recently called on researchers at the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) to create the first national database on police behavior. That means we will know...
  • Aug 27

    Roach on Terrorism Prosecution

    Roach on Terrorism Prosecution
    Kent Roach (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Be Careful What You Wish for?: Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada ((2015) 34 Queens Law Journal Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The criminal law, particularly…
Rank this Week: 57

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Aug 27

    340B Orphan Drug Exclusion Saga Continues; Court Says PhRMA Must Start Over

    340B Orphan Drug Exclusion Saga Continues; Court Says PhRMA Must Start Over
    By Alan M. Kirschenbaum – We have reported previously (here and here) on PhRMA’s lawsuit challenging a HRSA regulation implementing the orphan drug exclusion that applies to certain types of covered entities under the 340B Drug Discount…
  • Aug 27

    CDRH Seeks to Clarify UDI Requirement

    CDRH Seeks to Clarify UDI Requirement
    By Jennifer D. Newberger – On August 20, 2014, CDRH issued a guidance document, “Unique Device Identifier System: Frequently Asked Questions, Vol. 1.” The purpose, according to the guidance, is to “provide[] clarification of key…
  • Aug 27

    FDA Puts Controls on Controlled Correspondence in the Agency’s Latest GDUFA Offering

    FDA Puts Controls on Controlled Correspondence in the Agency’s Latest GDUFA Offering
    By Kurt R. Karst – This blogger’s oldest child started middle school this past week. Naturally, I was excited to get his impressions of the first day of school. “Good” was his initial comment – a now all too familiar...
Rank this Week: 347

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 27

    National Standards for Strong Apprenticeship

    National Standards for Strong Apprenticeship
    Sarah Ayres | August 27, 2014 “Apprenticeship, a time-tested model of worker training, can help meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the United States. Expanding apprenticeship, however, will require employers to…
  • Aug 27

    New Statistics on the Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises Now Available

    New Statistics on the Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises Now Available
    “The Bureau of Economic Analysis has released preliminary 2012 statistics on the outward activities of multinational enterprises (AMNEs). Outward AMNE statistics cover the worldwide activities of U.S. multinational enterprises…
  • Aug 27

    CRS – China’s Economic Rise

    CRS – China’s Economic Rise
    China’s Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States. Wayne M. Morrison, Specialist in Asian Trade and Finance, August 21, 2014. “The rapid rise of China as a major economic…
Rank this Week: 49

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar 13-1499 Issue: Whether a rule of judicial conduct that prohibits candidates for judicial office from personally soliciting campaign funds violates the First…
  • Aug 26

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Aug 26

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    Recent coverage related to the Court focuses on the release by the Department of Health and Human Services of new proposed regulations intended to comply with the Court’s June 30 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, as well as an interim…
Rank this Week: 12

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Aug 27

    Unbundling Criminal Trial Right

    Unbundling Criminal Trial Right
    John Rappaport Abstract: The notion that criminal defendants are put to an all-or-nothing choice between the guilty plea and full-blown jury trial is both pervasive and wrong. Defendants can, and sometimes do, “unbundle” their jury-trial…
  • Aug 26

    Another Brief Filed in Warger v. Shauer

    Another Brief Filed in Warger v. Shauer
    The American Association for Justice has filed a brief in support of the respondent in Warger v. Shauers. Brief for the American Association for Justice in Support of Respondent This case arose out of a motor vehicle accident in which...
  • Aug 25

    Juries, Social Norms, and Civil Justice

    Juries, Social Norms, and Civil Justice
    Jason M. Solomon Abstract: At the root of many contemporary debates and landmark cases in the civil justice system are underlying questions about the role of the civil jury. In prior work, I examined the justifications for the civil jury...
Rank this Week: 468

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Aug 27

    Court Decides if Attorney Fees Should be Granted

    Court Decides if Attorney Fees Should be Granted
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, before the court is the first and final account of the Public Administrator for the estate of the decedent, who died intestate, a resident of Hempstead, on June 21, 1993, leaving one daughter, surviving.…
  • Aug 26

    The Issue in this Case is Whether the Venue is Proper

    The Issue in this Case is Whether the Venue is Proper
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, this proceeding requires consideration of SCPA 205 (L 1984, ch 128, effective June 21, 1984) which substituted the flexible and waivable concept of venue for the inflexible and non-waivable concept of…
  • Jul 23

    The Issue in this Case is Whether Attorneys Fees Should be Granted

    The Issue in this Case is Whether Attorneys Fees Should be Granted
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, before the court is the first and final account of the Public Administrator for the estate of the decedent, who died intestate, a resident of Hempstead, on June 21, 1993, leaving one daughter, surviving.…
Rank this Week: 858

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Aug 27

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie

    Read Brill&rsquo;s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East &amp; Islamic Studie
    Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q2 2014 in the subject area of Middle East & Islamic Studies These articles are freely available until 31 October 2014! Discourses of the 2011 Arab Revolutions Author: Ken Seigneurie…
  • Aug 6

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library at 17:00 Hong Kong time for up to 4 hours on Aug 9, 2014. Access to both sites will be disrupted during this period. addthis_url =…
  • Jul 31

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014
    Starting August 4, the websites of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com will begin migrating to another platform. This migration process may take a few days to complete and the site will be unavailable during this time. The…
Rank this Week: 100

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Aug 27

    CCRB Still A Paper Tiger

    CCRB Still A Paper Tiger
    It was only a few weeks ago that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named Richard Emery as the Chairman of the Civilian Complaint Review Board. Not surprisingly, civil rights lawyers applauded the choice, being that Emery is a name partner in…
  • Aug 26

    Judicial Shelter for Bad Cops and Prosecutor

    Judicial Shelter for Bad Cops and Prosecutor
    The scales have long been tipped.An enlightening op-ed piece in today's Times by Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky about how the federal courts have allowed the concept of absolute and qualified immunity to expand exponentially, making it far more…
  • Aug 24

    Thinking Like A Lawyer

    Thinking Like A Lawyer
    Attorney Scott Greenfield, author of the blog Simple Justice, has an interesting post (here) about what it means to "think like a lawyer." Quoting from the Paper Chase, he talks about how we can get there when we are starting out with our…
Rank this Week: 80

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 248

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 27

    A Montana Home on the Bitterroot River - WSJ

    A Montana Home on the Bitterroot River - WSJ
    This farm comes with views, a pond and a tree nursery. via online.wsj.com Anyone who wishes to donate this house to me and my family is welcome to contact me at this address. I would be very grateful. I guess...
  • Aug 27

    San Diego ISIS Jihadist Has Family in Spring Valley | NBC 7 San Diego

    San Diego ISIS Jihadist Has Family in Spring Valley | NBC 7 San Diego
    The former San Diego City College student turned guerilla fighter for the Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) last lived in Spring Valley with his family, NBC 7 has learned. via www.nbcsandiego.com Of course he did. And that's...
  • Aug 27

    Even Children Get More Outraged at 'Them' Than at 'Us' - WSJ

    Even Children Get More Outraged at 'Them' Than at 'Us' - WSJ
    Plausible, but somebody has to look at how good these studies are.
Rank this Week: 71

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Aug 27

    Corporate Counsel Symposium (September 17 – 19, 2014, Phoenix)

    Corporate Counsel Symposium (September 17 – 19, 2014, Phoenix)
    Join the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) at the 11th Annual Corporate Counsel Symposium (9/17-9/19, Phoenix), an interactive and cutting-edge program, designed to equip those who direct corporate legal departments…
  • Aug 27

    Using LinkedIn to Showcase Your Personal Brand

    Using LinkedIn to Showcase Your Personal Brand
    Whether or not you are currently looking for a new job, attorneys should make sure that they develop their personal brand and take care to showcase it through outlets like LinkedIn.  Read on for a recent article by Stan Robinson, Jr., a…
  • Aug 27

    Average Hourly Rates for Lawyers at Different Sized Firm

    Average Hourly Rates for Lawyers at Different Sized Firm
    Want to see what the average hourly rates are at firms of different sizes? Head over to the ABA to see some data from BTI – along with an indicator as to what discounts are being provided.  The study represents data from over one…
Rank this Week: 157

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    This Obamacare Winner Will Save $78,420!

    This Obamacare Winner Will Save $78,420!
    Thanks to President Obama's promise of keeping their current plan my client is seeing his premiums increase by 13% for the upcoming plan year. Annual premiums for this company's 15 employees are going from $129,684 to…
  • Aug 27

    Medical ID Theft Revisited

    Medical ID Theft Revisited
    Back in February, we again sounded the alarm about Medical Identity Theft:"Most identity theft in the United States is medical-related ... In 2012 alone, medical identity theft increased by nearly 25 percent, affecting 1.85 million…
  • Aug 27

    And Now a Word From Our Sponsor

    And Now a Word From Our Sponsor
    Did you buy one of those brand spanking new Obamacare plans? If you did, you may get an email from (Carrier) that reads something like this:Immediate attention is needed to keep your health coverage. Take action before Sept. 5, 2014.Carrier…
Rank this Week: 39

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: 6

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 98

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 27

    Estate Planning Considerations for Couples with Age Gap

    Estate Planning Considerations for Couples with Age Gap
    Large age gaps between spouses can present unique estate planning issues. The recent coverage of actress Lauren Bacall’s death has highlighted her marriage to Humphrey Bogart, who was twenty-five years her senior. The couple had two young…
  • Aug 27

    A Look Into Inheritance Demographic

    A Look Into Inheritance Demographic
    According to a 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances, the median inheritance for Americans is about $69,000. Yet an eye opening study from Maury Gittleman and Edward N. Wolff examined the prosperity of households between 1989 – 2007, and found…
  • Aug 27

    Anna Nicole Smith's Twenty Year Battle Finally End

    Anna Nicole Smith's Twenty Year Battle Finally End
    After nearly twenty years of contentious debate in the courtroom, a federal judge recently ruled Anna Nicole Smith’s estate would not receive millions of dollars from the estate of E. Pierce Marshall, the son of Anna Nicole’s late…
Rank this Week: 43

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 27

    Nassau, Bahamas Crime Watch: Time For Another State Department Warning?

    Nassau, Bahamas Crime Watch: Time For Another State Department Warning?
    Latore Mackey, the press secretary to the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, was shot in the neck and killed early Monday morning. Mr. Mackey's death was the fifth in less than 36 hours according to the Tribune newspaper in Nassau.  Violent…
  • Aug 20

    Fewer Cruise Passengers Sail From Seattle

    Fewer Cruise Passengers Sail From Seattle
    King 5 TV reports that there has been a drop in the number of departures of cruise ship and cruise passengers through Seattle. The video below features the Carnival Miracle which arrived back in Seattle after a cruise to Alaska. 805,000…
  • Aug 19

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee
    Haiti-Caribbean News Network reports that Haiti will require Royal Caribbean cruise passenger to pay an extra two dollars to visit the cruise line's "private destination" in Labadee. The extra money, to be paid by the cruise passengers and…
Rank this Week: 172

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Aug 27

    IP Plaintiffs Lose Leg Up for Injunctions in Third Circuit

    IP Plaintiffs Lose Leg Up for Injunctions in Third Circuit
    Presuming harm For a long time, federal courts presumed that misuse of someone's intellectual property -- things like patents, copyrights, and trademarks -- would cause the owner "irreparable harm". The bad acts, the courts…
  • Aug 25

    Best Lawyers Tags 17 SG Lawyers for 2015

    Best Lawyers Tags 17 SG Lawyers for 2015
    The 2015 edition of Best Lawyers has emerged from embargo. It lists 17 partners in Blawgletter's firm. And, yes, it includes Blawgletter. For the 11th time. Go figure. Dallas Blawgletter: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation,…
  • Aug 19

    Browsewrap Leaves Contract Gap, Ninth Circuit Rules; Arbitration? Ha!

    Browsewrap Leaves Contract Gap, Ninth Circuit Rules; Arbitration? Ha!
    A way out of arbitration? A new Ninth Circuit decision points to a possible way to avoid arbitration clauses in the take-it-or-leave-it "adhesion" contracts that electronic retailers post on their websites. Online vendors want you…
Rank this Week: 294

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 27

    Disparity in Arrest Rates in California

    Disparity in Arrest Rates in California
    Phillip Reese has this post at the Sacramento Bee, noting a disturbingly sharp disparity in the arrest rate for one group in California, a rate nearly triple the state average....
  • Aug 27

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Habitual Felon to be Charged with Multiple Murders: A California man with a lengthy criminal past has been arrested and is expected to be charged later today with several counts of murder.  The Associated Press reports that 34-year-old…
  • Aug 27

    Fools, Damned Fools, and Client

    Fools, Damned Fools, and Client
    Michael Barone writes in the Washington Examiner:"About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists in telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop." So supposedly said Elihu Root, New York lawyer and secretary of war…
Rank this Week: 187

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Aug 27

    Welcome to the Fall 2014 Incoming LL.M. Cla

    Welcome to the Fall 2014 Incoming LL.M. Cla
    We are delighted to welcome 9 face-to-face LL.M. candidates to Fayetteville.  Eight are out-of-state students; they have moved to Arkansas from Alaska, Illinois, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, and Washington, D.C. One student is from…
  • Aug 24

    Journal of Food Law & Policy: Call for Articles and New Connection with LL.M. Program

    Journal of Food Law &amp; Policy: Call for Articles and New Connection with LL.M. Program
    The Journal of Food Law & Policy is seeking article submissions.  For ten years, the Journal has been a leading voice in the food law and policy movement, publishing legal scholarship on a wide variety of food law issues. While…
  • Aug 19

    Professor Neil Hamilton: Introduction to the Law of Food & Agriculture

    Professor Neil Hamilton: Introduction to the Law of Food &amp; Agriculture
    LOTS GOING ON in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Monday, August 18 was the first day of classes for the 2014-15 LL.M. Program academic year. We were proud to welcome 9 face-to-face candidates and 3 of our distance candidates to Fayetteville for an…
Rank this Week: 640

Space Politics

Space Politics

Covers space policy, new and commentary. By Jeff Foust.

http://www.spacepolitics.com
  • Aug 27

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA&rsquo;s budget &ldquo;on track&rdquo;
    An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced…
  • Aug 26

    Air Force starts search for an RD-180 replacement

    Air Force starts search for an RD-180 replacement
    Although the supply of Russian-built RD-180 engines that power the first stage of the Atlas V do not appear to be in the same level of jeopardy as feared earlier this year—United Launch Alliance took delivery of two of those engines…
  • Aug 22

    House gearing up for CR to last until December

    House gearing up for CR to last until December
    With no sign of progress on appropriations bills stalled in the Senate, the House is making plans to pass a “clean” continuing resolution that will keep the government running at least into December, a top House member said this…
Rank this Week: 433

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Aug 27

    US Supreme Court Review: Two Labor Law Cases (Noel Canning and Harris v. Quinn)

    US Supreme Court Review: Two Labor Law Cases (Noel Canning and Harris v. Quinn)
    (This is another post in our series, Looking Back at the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2013 Term.) Last month I commenced a series of posts of the United States Supreme Court’s labor and employment law decisions last term by blogging on…
  • Aug 27

    The Likely and the Less Likely — Insights from the New Law School Poll

    The Likely and the Less Likely — Insights from the New Law School Poll
    The Registered and the Likely – maybe that could be the name of a political soap opera, although I doubt it would attract high ratings in the general public. But it would attract high ratings among those involved in election campaigns…
  • Aug 27

    Prox and the Poll

    Prox and the Poll
    He died more than nine years ago, but the spirit of the late U.S. Senator William Proxmire lives on in Wisconsin. The proof can be found in the latest Marquette Law School Poll, which suggests that someone like Proxmire, a political maverick…
Rank this Week: 555

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Aug 27

    Tomorrow’s Cuéllar confirmation hearing will be televised

    Tomorrow’s Cuéllar confirmation hearing will be televised
    As with past Supreme Court confirmation hearings, tomorrow morning’s Commission on Judicial Appointments hearing on Governor Brown’s nomination of Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar will be televised on the…
  • Aug 27

    An empty pipeline when criminal-threat, franchisor-vicarious-liability opinions file tomorrow

    An empty pipeline when criminal-threat, franchisor-vicarious-liability opinions file tomorrow
    As expected, tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court will file opinions in two June calendar cases. In Patterson v. Domino’s Pizza LLC, the court will decide whether the defendant franchisor is entitled to summary judgment on…
  • Aug 22

    Summary of August 20, 2014 conference report for civil case

    Summary of August 20, 2014 conference report for civil case
    Summary of August 20, 2014 conference report for civil cases The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The summary…
Rank this Week: 962

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/
  • Aug 27

    Free 9th Cir. Practice Guide updated

    Free 9th Cir. Practice Guide updated
    The Appellate Lawyer Representatives’ Guide To Practice in the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit has been updated here.Right Coast appellate update: The NY Law Journal issued a special appellate practice…
  • Aug 26

    Justice Baxter to keynote ABA Jury Project Symposium at USD

    Justice Baxter to keynote ABA Jury Project Symposium at USD
    Join the ABA Commission on the American Jury Project in beautiful San Diego for the 2014 National Symposium on the American Jury Project.  "Assuring Fair and Impartial Juries" is a two-day CLE event taking place October 23-24 at the…
  • Aug 25

    Proposal for Mandatory Tentative Opinion

    Proposal for Mandatory Tentative Opinion
    Click here to review proposals from the Conference of California Bar Associations, one of which (Resolution 07-01-2014) seeks to amend CRC 8.256 to require all California Courts of Appeal to either issue tentative opinions or focus…
Rank this Week: 849

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/
  • Aug 27

    Gay Divorce?

    Gay Divorce?
    Is the savior of gay marriage in Florida gay divorce?  Maybe.Earlier today, the state's 2nd District Court of Appeal sent a request to the Florida Supreme Court asking them to take on a Hillsborough County marriage case and rule on the…
  • Aug 27

    3d DCA Watch -- Bring Me the Head of Downtown Reporting!

    3d DCA Watch -- Bring Me the Head of Downtown Reporting!
    So I've been looking around for a new court reporting service, and someone mentioned Downtown Reporting.Anyone have any intel? Downtown Reporting, LLC, has offices in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. Its business is the transcription of legal…
  • Aug 26

    Vote, Plebes!

    Vote, Plebes!
    I just finished voting, and most of the election today has to do with our local judiciary.If you're a litigator and not engaged in this process already, shame on you.But it's not too late:  spend some time today attempting to bone up on…
Rank this Week: 169

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 27

    Parental Gatekeeping & Child Custody

    Parental Gatekeeping &amp; Child Custody
    Parental gatekeeping is when one parent restricts the relationship between the other parent and a child. This is done through limiting communication or contact with the child. Sometimes, parental gatekeeping can be a way to keep a child out…
  • Aug 26

    Mississippi Same-Sex Couple Seeks Divorce

    Mississippi Same-Sex Couple Seeks Divorce
    The Mississippi Attorney General's office has been challenged to recognize same-sex marriage in the state in order to grant a divorce. A Tennessee couple recently asked for and was denied the same request, as discussed in a blog post a few…
  • Aug 25

    When a Prenuptial Agreement is Unfair

    When a Prenuptial Agreement is Unfair
    Prenuptial agreements are contracts entered into before a marriage that detail provisions about what the couple agree is fair in the event the marriage dissolves. These agreements commonly address property division, spousal support,…
Rank this Week: 461

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Aug 27

    Distributing Harmful Materials to Minor Focus of Utah Appeals Case

    Distributing Harmful Materials to Minor Focus of Utah Appeals Case
    There is an old saying about obeying the letter of the law versus the spirit of the law. In a nutshell, following the letter of the law means to obey the literal interpretation (the letter) of the law but not necessarily the intent (or…
  • Aug 25

    Utah Man Charged with Felony Evading after High Speed Chase

    Utah Man Charged with Felony Evading after High Speed Chase
    A simple traffic stop near Fort Duchesne on Thursday, August 21, turned into a high-speed chase resulting in the arrest of three people. The driver was charged with felony evading, along with other charges. When Does That Ever Work?…
  • Aug 20

    Utah Group Tackles Recidivism; Examines Non-Violent Crime Sentencing

    Utah Group Tackles Recidivism; Examines Non-Violent Crime Sentencing
    On Thursday, August 14, in what will be the first of many meetings, a Utah subcommittee met to discuss the problem of Utah’s growing prison population. Among the topics addressed by the subcommittee were Utah recidivism rates, the…
Rank this Week: 482

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Aug 27

    Normal America: Maggie's Farm.

    Normal America: Maggie's Farm.
    Well, I try my best to be just like I am. But everybody wants you to be just like them They say sing while you slave--and I just get bored. I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more....
  • Aug 26

    Today's Sensitive Hollywood Moment.

    Today's Sensitive Hollywood Moment.
    Or Overheard in Santa Monica. A true risk-taker college friend--no matter what they tell you 95% of Duke grads are not bust-out thinkers and leaders but instead very bright, pleasant, straight-up bourgeois citizens who play it safe;…
  • Aug 26

    In The Atlantic: Dumbing down education, killing college and scamming law students.

    In The Atlantic: Dumbing down education, killing college and scamming law students.
    In case you hadn't heard, on page 62 of the print edition of the September issue is "The Law-School Scam" by Paul Campos. It stars the InfiLaw System's three laws schools Florida Coastal, Arizona Summit (previously Phoenix) and…
Rank this Week: 190