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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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Feb 25

    National Preservation Law Conference

    National Preservation Law Conference
     WHATNational Preservation Law ConferenceWHENWednesday, February 25, 20158:25 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.WHEREGeorgetown University Law CenterHart Auditorium, McDonough Hall600 New Jersey Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20001SCHEDULE 8:25 am…
  • Feb 19

    Public Private Symposium

    Public Private Symposium
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New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 16

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Feb 27

    Columbia University–New York Hospital

    Columbia University–New York Hospital
    In this birth injury action, Plaintiff claims that defendants deviated from good and accepted medical practice by failing to perform a cesarean section during his birth on December 10, 2003, and that this failure caused him to sustain a…
  • Feb 25

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The jury's failure to award damages for past pain and suffering that adequately compensates plaintiff for the pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life she experienced from the date of the accident to the date when the jury rendered…
Rank this Week: 644

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
  • Mar 6

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now
    An unfortunate part of my caseload, as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, is handling ignition interlock violations. I have written about the various kinds of violations in some detail, but always from the point of view of the…
  • Mar 2

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation
    Sometimes, when I tell someone that I am a DUI lawyer, they'll ask me what it's like to deal with criminals. I will then go on to clarify for the other party that while drinking and driving charges are, in...
Rank this Week: 457

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 27

    ABA Professionalism Award

    ABA Professionalism Award
    The ABA invites nominations for the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards. The awards recognize  legal professionalism programming; each award carries a $3,500 cash prize.  See nomination form and instructions and…
  • Feb 27

    IP and the University–Pittsburgh, PA

    IP and the University–Pittsburgh, PA
    Duquesne University School of Law hosts a roundtable on Intellectual Property and the University on April 19 & 20, 2015. The roundtable brings together leading scholars of intellectual property from...
  • Feb 27

    Fee Shifting & Patent Enforcement Panel Discussion–New York, NY

    Fee Shifting & Patent Enforcement Panel Discussion–New York, NY
    The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy will host the panel discussion, “Will Fee Shifting Help or Hinder Patent Enforcement?,” on March 2, 2015 at New York University School of...
Rank this Week: 66

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: 4

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Feb 27

    Best of 2005: Power Line: Mary Mapes is a Year Late, and Way Short on Logic

    Best of 2005: Power Line: Mary Mapes is a Year Late, and Way Short on Logic
    First posted on September 30, 2005. The Powerline blog, appropriately, undertakes the definitive (if only preliminary) deconstruction and rebuttal of journalistic fraud Mary Mapes’s new revisionist history on the topic of last…
  • Feb 27

    Best of 2011: The seven habits of highly annoying lawyer

    Best of 2011: The seven habits of highly annoying lawyer
    First posted on February 4, 2011. Or, perhaps, the companies that hire them.  Let’s see if we can find all seven in this highly effective – certainly highly earnest! — item from Mark Malek at the Tactical IP…
  • Feb 26

    The statute that keeps on giving

    The statute that keeps on giving
    I am grateful for a break in the Section 2(a) action long enough that I could sneak in some blogging about another topic this week.  Apropos that post’s nostalgic subject, it even generated some…
Rank this Week: 193

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 27

    FEWER TARMAC DELAYS

    FEWER TARMAC DELAYS
    Lowest Numbers of Tarmac Delays on Record in 2014 The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced that in calendar year 2014, airlines reported the lowest number of tarmac delays longer than three hours on record.…
  • Feb 27

    WE CAN'T AFFORD $92.5 BILLION?

    WE CAN'T AFFORD $92.5 BILLION?
    Dear Friend, New York City has $92.5 billion in health care costs for retirees, and no ability to pay for them. This week, I introduced a proposal that would require the City to begin saving money for our massive and under-funded…
  • Feb 27

    THEY'RE MAKING MONEY IN NORTH DAKOTA

    THEY'RE MAKING MONEY IN NORTH DAKOTA
    North Dakota Has Highest State Payroll to Population Rate by Ben Ryan Story Highlights Wyoming had lowest unemployment at 2.6% West Virginia remains lowest P2P at 35.6% GDP per capita, economic indexes track with…
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Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 27

    Smartflash v. Apple: Is the Invention an Abstract Idea?

    Smartflash v. Apple: Is the Invention an Abstract Idea?
    by Dennis Crouch In the upcoming $500 million Apple v. Smartflash appeal, a central question will be whether the Smartflash patents properly claim eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. 101 as interpreted by Alice v. CLS Bank…
  • Feb 26

    Current U.S. Patent Practitioner Trend

    Current U.S. Patent Practitioner Trend
    Guest Post by Zachary Kinnaird, Patent Attorney with International IP Law Group We are currently in the midst of a noticeable downward trend in the number of new patent practitioners each year.  As recently at 2009, nearly…
  • Feb 26

    “Late” IDS Filing Limits Patent Term Adjustment (PTA)

    “Late” IDS Filing Limits Patent Term Adjustment (PTA)
    by Dennis Crouch Prior to 1995, the U.S. measured patent term very simply – a patent was in force for 17 years after issuance so long as the appropriate maintenance fees were paid.  Now, the U.S. has transitioned to…
Rank this Week: 174

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Feb 27

    Miscellaneou

    Miscellaneou
    Assorted things of note. The closing date for applications for the Tower Hamlets Law Centre Housing Solicitor post has been extended to 11 March 2015. Southend have been refused permission to appeal to the Supreme Court in Southend v Amour…
  • Feb 25

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    Hodge Jones & Allen LLP A Leading Firm of Solicitors Based in London NW1 Housing & Property Disputes Solicitor (minimum 2+ years PQE) An exciting opportunity has arisen for a solicitor to join our dedicated social housing and…
  • Feb 24

    Ending flexible tenancies – a reminder

    Ending flexible tenancies – a reminder
    We don’t usually (indeed ever) repost previous material on NL. But I’m making an exception for this one, because I think it is timely. Flexible tenancies have been in existence for a while in some boroughs and I would expect that…
Rank this Week: 430

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Pay Your Rent, Clean Your Room

    Pay Your Rent, Clean Your Room
    Walsh v. Cluba, 2015 VT 2By Amy DavisThis is a straightforward landlord-tenant case with so many unnecessary twists and turns that would make for a good Pacific Heights sequel. Show of hands for those who remember Matthew Modine. Seeing no…
  • Feb 19

    Enough is Enough

    Enough is Enough
    State v. Hughes, 2014 VT 112 (mem.)By Timothy Fair It's not often in life that one finds themselves being given a break. When it does happen, it's usually best to thank the moon or the stars or whatever it is that works for you. …
  • Feb 17

    Let’s Not Get Too Technical

    Let’s Not Get Too Technical
    State v. Grenier & State v. Harris, 2014 VT 121 By Christopher A. DavisIn these consolidated cases, defendants Grenier and Harris appeal the trial court’s denial of their motions to suppress breath alcohol test results obtained by…
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California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie
    A head-on car accident in Chino Hills left two motorists severely injured. According to a news report in in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 26, 2015 at Carbon Canyon Road and Canyon Hills near…
  • Feb 23

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site
    A man was injured in a construction site accident after he fell off a ladder the afternoon of February 16, 2015. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred at a parking structure under construction near…
  • Feb 18

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway
    Cynthia Brock, 53, of Costa Mesa was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say, was caused by a dropped mattress on the 55 Freeway. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 52

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 27

    Md. court affirms dismissal of lead-paint lawsuit

    Md. court affirms dismissal of lead-paint lawsuit
    The opinion affirmed a jury verdict last year dismissing a lawsuit against the Kennedy Krieger Institute filed by the family of Tyron N. White.
  • Feb 27

    Miller: Hogan tax claim comparable to Hitler’s ‘big lie’ philosophy

    Miller: Hogan tax claim comparable to Hitler’s ‘big lie’ philosophy
    Gov. Larry Hogan ran a successful campaign railing against tax increases passed under former Gov. Martin J. O’Malley but Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. isn’t buying it. Miller Friday implied to reporters that…
  • Feb 27

    Last quarter’s GDP growth slower

    Last quarter’s GDP growth slower
    The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit. The Commerce Department said Friday that the economy as measured by the…
Rank this Week: 116

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/
  • Feb 27

    Giving While Living -- Completing Chuck Feeney's Original Mission for Atlantic Philanthropie

    Giving While Living -- Completing Chuck Feeney's Original Mission for Atlantic Philanthropie
    For more than twenty-five years, The Atlantic Philanthropies has been one of the most important funding sources for nonprofit and NGO work on health, education and equality issues in the U.S. and beyond, often providing key support for legal…
  • Feb 27

    Why A "Pooled Trust" for Special Needs?

    Why A "Pooled Trust" for Special Needs?
    Texas attorney Renée C. Lovelace has literally written the book -- a guidebook -- on Pooled Trust Options. Renée was a recent guest speaker at Penn State's Dickinson Law, appearing before students in an advanced seminar on planning…
  • Feb 27

    Indiana Law Review Symposium: State Governments & Aging Population

    Indiana Law Review Symposium: State Governments & Aging Population
    Check out Volume 48, Issue 1 of the Indiana Law Review which contains articles from the 2013 Program on Law & State Government Fellowship Symposium: State Governments Face the Realities of Aging Populations. Three articles are included…
Rank this Week: 449

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

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Feb 27

    Hull on Estates #407 – Parson v. McGovern

    Hull on Estates #407 – Parson v. McGovern
    Listen to Hull on Estates #407 – Parson v. McGovern Today on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Stuart Clark discuss the recent Parson v. McGovern decision and the circumstances under which a court may compel an Estate Trustee to make…
  • Feb 27

    Community Foundation

    Community Foundation
    I attended a very informative seminar this week hosted by our firm, and the presenters were Anne Brayley and Aneil Gokhale from the Toronto Foundation.  Through their talk, we learned more about our role as estates counsel in…
  • Feb 26

    Reform of the Substitute Decisions Act (SDA)

    Reform of the Substitute Decisions Act (SDA)
    The SDA came into effect in 1995, and created significant change to Ontario’s consent and capacity laws.  This year the SDA celebrates its 20-year anniversary of governing planning for mental incapacity and substitute…
Rank this Week: 127

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Does Every Attorney Need a Law Firm Website?

    Does Every Attorney Need a Law Firm Website?
    Yesterday, I spotted an interesting infographic on the Legal Productivity website entitled, 10 Surprising Stats on Law Firm Websites. You can scroll through it below. Kevin O’Keefe over at Real Lawyers Have Blogs picked up on it too,…
  • Feb 26

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Could Cause State Bars to Lose Antitrust Immunity

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Could Cause State Bars to Lose Antitrust Immunity
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, ruling that a regulatory body of a self-regulated profession (dentists in this case, but the law would apply…
  • Feb 25

    Latest Changes to the Legal Marketing Landscape

    Latest Changes to the Legal Marketing Landscape
    Some changes in the legal marketing landscape to pass along to you this week: Total Attorneys Acquired by Internet Brands Internet Brands is the company that gutted Martindale-Hubbell, Nolo and Lawyers.com (I wrote about that exactly one year…
Rank this Week: 239

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 27

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 27/2 20h – Grandes Julgamentos do STF O programa apresenta o julgamento do Recurso Extraordinário (RE) 592377, apresentado pelo Banco Fiat, sobre a constitucionalidade da Medida Provisória 1963/2010…
  • Feb 27

    Cassada decisão que julgou inconstitucional taxa de limpeza pública de Natal

    Cassada decisão que julgou inconstitucional taxa de limpeza pública de Natal
    O ministro Luiz Fux, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), cassou decisão do Tribunal de Justiça do Rio Grande do Norte (TJ-RN) que julgou inconstitucional a Taxa de Limpeza Pública (TLP) instituída pelo…
  • Feb 27

    Questionado ato que estende a cônjuge de deputado cota de passagem aérea

    Questionado ato que estende a cônjuge de deputado cota de passagem aérea
    O deputado federal Carlos Sampaio (PSDB/SP) impetrou, no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), o Mandado de Segurança MS 33492, no qual pede a concessão de liminar para suspender ato da Mesa Diretora da Câmara dos Deputados que…
Rank this Week: 92

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Feb 27

    Cheniere Subsidiary Sabine Pass Liquefaction to Offer $2 Billion in Senior Secured Notes due 2025

    Cheniere Subsidiary Sabine Pass Liquefaction to Offer $2 Billion in Senior Secured Notes due 2025
    Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (SPL), will offer $2 billion of Senior Secured Notes, priced at par, with an interest rate of 5.625% per annum to mature on March…
  • Feb 27

    Delfin LNG Signs MOU with Lithuanian Energy Company and Joint Development Agreement with Höegh LNG

    Delfin LNG Signs MOU with Lithuanian Energy Company and Joint Development Agreement with Höegh LNG
    Delfin LNG LLC (Delfin) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with natural gas supply and trading company LITGAS, which is part of the Lithuanian state-controlled Lietuvos Energija energy company group. …
  • Feb 26

    Bear Head LNG Files for DOE LNG Export Authority

    Bear Head LNG Files for DOE LNG Export Authority
    Bear Head LNG has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (1) to export 440 Bcf/year of natural gas from the United States to Canada via Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, and (2) to export 8 million tonnes/year…
Rank this Week: 55

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Elizabeth Taylor's Diamond Dispute

    Elizabeth Taylor's Diamond Dispute
    The estate of Elizabeth Taylor is currently in a dispute with Christie’s auction house over the actress’s heart-shaped “Taj Mahal” diamond, which is set inside a ruby border of a pendant given to Taylor by then-husband Richard Burton…
  • Feb 27

    L'Oreal Heiress Takes Center Stage in Courtroom Battle

    L'Oreal Heiress Takes Center Stage in Courtroom Battle
    Liliane Bettencourt, the 92-year-old heir to the L’Oreal cosmetics fortune, is at the center of a courtroom battle in southwestern France, where prosecutors and defense lawyers paint vastly different portraits of Ms. Bettencourt. The case…
  • Feb 27

    New York Takes Aggressive Stance on Residency

    New York Takes Aggressive Stance on Residency
    Though it is unclear whether tax related influences are the reason 55,000 individuals move from New York to Florida each year, New York is taking an aggressive stance on ex-New Yorkers when it comes to state taxes. The state puts...
Rank this Week: 48

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Feb 27

    Successful Appellate Brief

    Successful Appellate Brief
    The results of an empirical study correlating success in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals with the length of appellate briefs and the experience of the lawyers writing the briefs found a correlation with longer briefs and experienced…
  • Feb 27

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman
    I am sad to report that Hofstra law professor and former dean Monroe Freedman died yesterday. Monroe was one of the leaders in the legal ethics field; in fact, I think you could call him a giant in that area....
  • Feb 27

    "Teaching Students to Be Problem-Solvers and Dispute-Resolvers"

    "Teaching Students to Be Problem-Solvers and Dispute-Resolvers"
    This is a new article posted to SSRN, here, by Professors Andrea Schneider (Marquette), Jill Cross (Pace) and John Lande (Missouri). From the abstract: No matter what area of law students might end up practicing, dispute resolution and…
Rank this Week: 874

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 27

    IRS – Identity Protection: Prevention, Detection and Victim Assistance

    IRS – Identity Protection: Prevention, Detection and Victim Assistance
    “Identity theft places a burden on its victims and presents a challenge to businesses, organizations and government agencies, including the IRS. Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen social security number to…
  • Feb 27

    How Mortgage Finance Affects the Urban Landscape

    How Mortgage Finance Affects the Urban Landscape
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Report – How Mortgage Finance Affects the Urban Landscape. February 2015. Number 713. Sewin Chan, Andrew Haughwout, and Joseph Tracy. “This chapter considers the structure of…
  • Feb 27

    Climate Change Adaptation by Federal Agencies: An Analysis of Plans and Issues for Congre

    Climate Change Adaptation by Federal Agencies: An Analysis of Plans and Issues for Congre
    Climate Change Adaptation by Federal Agencies: An Analysis of Plans and Issues for Congress. Jane A. Leggett, Coordinator, Specialist in Energy and Environmental Policy. February 23, 2015. “This report reviews current actions (as of…
Rank this Week: 50

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic Shoulder Injury

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic Shoulder Injury
    Adding to this site’s archives of pain and suffering awards for shoulder injuries, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a chronic shoulder injury sustained in a…
  • Feb 25

    Court Rejects “Perplexing” Defence Doctor Evidence Minimizing Plaintiff Disability

    Court Rejects “Perplexing” Defence Doctor Evidence Minimizing Plaintiff Disability
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, addressing damages following a rear-end collision. In today’s case (Sirak v. Noonward) the Plaintiff suffered “very significant and…
  • Feb 25

    Passenger Found 40% At Fault For Riding in Over-Crowded, Speeding Vehicle

    Passenger Found 40% At Fault For Riding in Over-Crowded, Speeding Vehicle
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, largely rejecting a personal injury claim from a Plaintiff who sustained modest injuries in a 2009 roll-over collision. In today’s case (Wormald v.…
Rank this Week: 709

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Feb 27

    We Must Honor the Legacy of Selma Foot Soldiers by Repairing What They Fought For

    We Must Honor the Legacy of Selma Foot Soldiers by Repairing What They Fought For
    In an important moment of bipartisanship, Congress unanimously passed a bill this month that honors the thousands of people who marched for voting rights 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama, with the Congressional Gold Medal, Congress’…
  • Feb 27

    ‘Perfect Surveillance,’ Says Edward Snowden, Could Have Snuffed Out the LGBT Movement. He’s Right.

    ‘Perfect Surveillance,’ Says Edward Snowden, Could Have Snuffed Out the LGBT Movement. He’s Right.
    Edward Snowden recently pointed out how the victories of the LGBT movement in this country might never have happened if the government had the ability to conduct “perfect surveillance.” For decades, LGBT people had to fight…
  • Feb 27

    From Edie to Jim – Love at the Supreme Court

    From Edie to Jim – Love at the Supreme Court
    “You did it, honey.” That is what Edie Windsor imagined her late spouse, Thea Spyer, would have said after their love story brought down the core of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in United States v. Windsor. Edie and Thea…
Rank this Week: 51

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: 7

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Feb 27

    #The3Llife: Equal Inequality

    #The3Llife: Equal Inequality
    GUEST BLOG By Shaun Sanders, 3L at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law One of the most common jabs I hear about law is how wealthy people appear to be immune to consequences. In fact, it is usually the highlight of water…
  • Feb 26

    #The2Llife: Letters of Recommendation

    #The2Llife: Letters of Recommendation
    GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law For most law school students, there will come a time when you need a letter of recommendation. Or, perhaps you will need references. I have found that the best approach is to have three…
  • Feb 25

    #The1Llife: Mixed Reaction

    #The1Llife: Mixed Reaction
    GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy Do you ever get a mixed reaction when you tell people that you are in law school? Some people are super impressed. Others, not so much. I’ve gotten so many weird reactions…
Rank this Week: 595

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Feb 27

    Do NOT Let Your Client Write Your Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

    Do NOT Let Your Client Write Your Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
    "Shipley basically let his client write his brief, and the thing turned into an utter shitshow. Witness the nightmare hellscape that is the question presented in this case …"
  • Feb 27

    How to Listen to Podcast

    How to Listen to Podcast
    How to listen to podcasts, including some podcast recommendations and the best podcast managers for your iPhone, Android, Mac, or Windows device.
  • Feb 26

    Actually, Legal Jobs Aren’t Recovering

    Actually, Legal Jobs Aren’t Recovering
    Look at that sad little hill in the red line. Firms started hiring, then apparently realized the work wasn't coming back and laid off everyone they hired back.
Rank this Week: 222

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Feb 27

    7 Quick Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

    7 Quick Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile
    LinkedIn has long been the preferred choice for lawyers as a social business tool. There’s lots of studies to support that, and it likely doesn’t come as surprise to many. Given this importance that many lawyers claim to have…
  • Jan 30

    Stem Client Roundup for January 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for January 2015
    Hello, 2015! The new year is off to a terrific start, with lots of projects keeping Stem’s clients busy. Here’s a look at what they’ve been up to in January: Cloud practice management software company Clio shared a cool…
  • Jan 28

    Legal Web Marketing: Search vs. Social

    Legal Web Marketing: Search vs. Social
    A client recently emailed me for my thoughts on Kevin O’Keefe’s post “Good law blogs losing traffic from Google?“, specifically wondering about the value of social media vs. search traffic. Here’s what I…
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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/
  • Feb 27

    Investigation into Unite Realty Trust

    Investigation into Unite Realty Trust
    Recent news regarding the real estate investment trust, United Realty Trust, may be of concern to some investors. According to Investment news, a former executive of Cabot Lodge securities, Al Akerman, sent a letter to the SEC’s Office…
  • Feb 20

    Jason Muskey Accused of Fraud

    Jason Muskey Accused of Fraud
    Have you suffered financial losses as a result of investments made with Jason Muskey? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your investment losses through an arbitration claim with the Financial Industry Regulatory…
  • Feb 20

    Fraud Charges filed against Timothy S. Demski and Walter F. Grenda

    Fraud Charges filed against Timothy S. Demski and Walter F. Grenda
    If you suffered losses investing in Prestige Wealth Management Fund, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your investment losses. According to a press release, the Securities and Exchange Commission…
Rank this Week: 933

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 27

    Update on American Samoa Birthright Citizenship Case: Tuaua v. United State

    Update on American Samoa Birthright Citizenship Case: Tuaua v. United State
    We have previously blogged (here and here) about Tuaua v. United States, the case involving American Samoan individuals who claim that they acquired U.S. citizenship at birth by virtue of being born in American Samoa, a U.S. territory. In…
  • Feb 27

    Laura Murrray-Tjan Shows Us, Yet Again, that Immigration Law is Hard

    Laura Murrray-Tjan Shows Us, Yet Again, that Immigration Law is Hard
    Laura Murray-Tjan Immprof Laura Murray-Tjan's latest post for HuffPo is: Whoops! The Department of Justice Admits That It Misunderstood U.S. Citizenship Law. In her piece, Murray-Tjan covers the DOJ's Feb 12, 2015 decision in which the…
  • Feb 27

    Timothy Dugdale: The Constitution and Noncitizens in Two District Court Decision

    Timothy Dugdale: The Constitution and Noncitizens in Two District Court Decision
    Two interesting cases have been decided in the past week at the district court level. In one, L.I. L-R v. Johnson, (DC District) James Boasberg takes ICE to task for using detention as a warning advertisement to Central America that...
Rank this Week: 36

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • Feb 27

    Initial Thoughts on Obama Administration’s “Privacy Bill of Rights” Proposal

    Initial Thoughts on Obama Administration’s “Privacy Bill of Rights” Proposal
    The Obama Administration has just released a draft “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015.” Generally speaking, the bill aims to translate fair information practice principles (FIPPs) — which have traditionally been…
  • Feb 23

    Mercatus Center Scholars Contributions to Cybersecurity Research

    Mercatus Center Scholars Contributions to Cybersecurity Research
    by Adam Thierer & Andrea Castillo Cybersecurity policy is a big issue this year, so we thought it be worth reminding folks of some contributions to the literature made by Mercatus Center-affiliated scholars in recent years. Our research,…
  • Feb 16

    Initial Thoughts on New FAA Drone Rule

    Initial Thoughts on New FAA Drone Rule
    Yesterday afternoon, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finally released its much-delayed rules for private drone operations. As The Wall Street Journal points out, the rules “are about four years behind…
Rank this Week: 616

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)
    It's not that I don't feel bad for the defendant in this case.  I do.  It turns out that it was the last holder in a game of hot potato.But a deal's a deal.  Even if it's a bad one.  So it loses the property.Shortened to…
  • Feb 26

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)
    Can you guess what this appeal is about?  Can you guess the result?  Here are the first three sentences of the opinion:"A jury convicted defendant Jerrold Elwin Johnson of the first degree murder of Ellen Salling with the special…
  • Feb 24

    People v. Soria (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2015)

    People v. Soria (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2015)
    Nothing good ever comes out of the following fact pattern:"On Saturday, November 28, 2009, around 8:00 or 9:00 p.m., the 44-year-old defendant was home, drinking beer, and playing video games, when his son Theo brought home three friends and…
Rank this Week: 80

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 27

    It's white, no blue . . . aaaah

    It's white, no blue . . . aaaah
    Doesn't this illustrate everything that Dan Kahan, current GuestPrawf Dave Hoffman, and others (including me) have been saying about video evidence? If no one can agree on the color of the dress,* how can anyone agree on whether the force…
  • Feb 27

    Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh, R.I.P.

    Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh, R.I.P.
    Not just my own University of Notre Dame, but also American higher education and, in many ways, the country has lost a truly great and really good man, "Fr. Ted" Hesburgh. You can learn a lot more about his work and life here. And,…
  • Feb 27

    Teeth Whitening for Lawyer

    Teeth Whitening for Lawyer
    Thanks to prawfsblawg for having me and to Dan Markel for having been such a welcoming presence when I first entered academia a few years ago. Most of my posts will focus on areas of criminal law/procedure, but today I want to look at…
Rank this Week: 32

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Feb 27

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?
    Jamie and Frank McCourt are now more famous for their over-the-top divorce than for their eight-year run as the owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The twists and turns of their lengthy litigation could fill a book, and no doubt will! For…
  • Feb 24

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant
    I guess I’ve been lucky because I have never had to do a trial where the opposing party acted in person, “pro se”, as they call it in the United States. Why lucky? Because some of the worst trial horror stories involve…
  • Feb 22

    Are Jurors Biased Against Fat Women?

    Are Jurors Biased Against Fat Women?
    Researchers at Yale University recently conducted a study with 471 mock jurors. Each of them was given a hypothetical criminal case of cheque fraud, together with photographs of four fake defendants. The four accused consisted of a portly…
Rank this Week: 327

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology May Be Coming Soon According to MIT Review

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology May Be Coming Soon According to MIT Review
    “What if your car warned you seconds before an accident, giving you enough time to swerve or slam on the brakes—maybe even save your life?” That’s exactly the promise Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication technology…
  • Feb 25

    While Drunk Driving Decreases, Drugged Driving Continues to Rise

    While Drunk Driving Decreases, Drugged Driving Continues to Rise
    It’s a warning most adult drivers have engrained in the heads: “Don’t drink and drive.” The nation’s decades-long campaign against drunk driving has proven effective in making roadways safer, but a new study…
  • Feb 20

    Despite Jeep Fuel Tank Recall, Fatalities and Vehicle Fires Continue

    Despite Jeep Fuel Tank Recall, Fatalities and Vehicle Fires Continue
    Even after Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.56 million Jeeps in 2013 in the wake of mounting pressure from U.S. safety regulars, the Associated Press reports that there continues to be related incidents involving car fires and fatalities. The safety…
Rank this Week: 852

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Feb 27

    DOL’s new rule puts same-sex couples on level footing under the FMLA

    DOL’s new rule puts same-sex couples on level footing under the FMLA
    On Monday, February 23, 2015, the Department of Labor issued a new rule providing FMLA leave benefits to workers in legal, same-sex marriages, regardless of where the couple resides. Employees in same-sex marriages now have consistent federal…
  • Feb 27

    Why can’t we be friends? Gawker class action raises specter of notification via social media

    Why can’t we be friends? Gawker class action raises specter of notification via social media
    Attorneys for FLSA class-action defendant Gawker are opposing plaintiffs’ request to expand potential avenues of class notification via social media. Former interns of the blog site Gawker, a website that promotes itself as a…
  • Feb 26

    Employment authorization for H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B employee

    Employment authorization for H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B employee
    On February 24, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrant workers pursuing employment-based lawful…
Rank this Week: 555

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/
  • Feb 27

    Sen. Warren's terrific plain-English explanation of the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Sen. Warren's terrific plain-English explanation of the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Sen. Warren's op-ed in the Post this week is a must-read, and a must-share: it explains how our country's consumer, worker, and environmental protection laws could be undermined by a dispute-resolution clause in the TPP, currently being…
  • Feb 26

    (BREAKING) FCC approves net neutrality rule

    (BREAKING) FCC approves net neutrality rule
    NPR reports: The Federal Communications Commission approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote at its Thursday meeting, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the policy will ensure "that no one — whether government or…
  • Feb 26

    Study finds Dodd-Frank law helped big banks, hurt community bank

    Study finds Dodd-Frank law helped big banks, hurt community bank
    From the website Main St.: A newly released Harvard study indicates that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has given Wall Street an advantage over Main Street - the opposite of what was intended. Two researchers…
Rank this Week: 108

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: 343

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 27

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15
    On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of their products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last for…
  • Feb 9

    Where do I find government and industry data?

    Where do I find government and industry data?
    Librarians at our Library regularly look out for prospective online resources that can better assist with the learning and researching. We are very happy to share that we just added another great resource for statistical…
  • Jan 26

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?
    As Westlaw is working to improve their user security, your friendly librarians at VLS are reminding you not forget to change your Westlaw password. Changing a new password is quick and easy by taking the following steps: Please log into…
Rank this Week: 630

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Feb 27

    Aspiring Israeli Singer Indicted for Hacking Madonna Since 2012

    Aspiring Israeli Singer Indicted for Hacking Madonna Since 2012
    An Israeli man arrested last month for allegedly hacking Madonna’s private accounts and stealing demos of her unreleased album first began targeting the singer way back in 2012, according to authorities. He apparently hacked not only…
  • Feb 27

    How To Sabotage Encryption Software (And Not Get Caught)

    How To Sabotage Encryption Software (And Not Get Caught)
    When crypto researchers set out to discover the best way to undermine encryption software, they did so believing it would help them eradicate backdoors in the future. Here's what they found. The post How To Sabotage Encryption Software (And…
  • Feb 25

    Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked But Insists the NSA Didn’t Get Its Crypto Key

    Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked But Insists the NSA Didn’t Get Its Crypto Key
    As the the company confirmed the hacks, it downplayed their significance, insisting that the attackers failed to get inside the network where cryptographic keys are stored to protect mobile communications. The post Gemalto Confirms It Was…
Rank this Week: 43

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Feb 27

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman
    The noted legal ethicist, Monroe Freedman, passed away on Wednesday. He was 86. For the last 42 years, he had been a member of the Hofstra Law faculty and he served as the school's second dean. Among criminal defense attorneys,...
  • Feb 27

    For Fan

    For Fan
    Live long and prosper.
  • Feb 27

    Non-Contiguous Law School Merger

    Non-Contiguous Law School Merger
    The recent news out of Saint Paul, Minnesota that William Mitchell and Hamline are merging their law schools was intriguing in many ways, not least because of the ways that this announcement fueled speculation that Mitchell/Hamline was just…
Rank this Week: 45

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 47

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Feb 27

    Capital Investment Group broker, Wanda Newton Cooper: stock fraud firm hearing complaint

    Capital Investment Group broker, Wanda Newton Cooper: stock fraud firm hearing complaint
    New York based stock fraud attorneys at Fitapelli Kurta are interested in speaking to investors who have complaints about Capital Investment Group or Wanda Newton Cooper. The post Capital Investment Group broker, Wanda Newton Cooper: stock…
  • Feb 26

    Berthel, Fisher’s Thomas Biesheuvel faces pending complaint

    Berthel, Fisher’s Thomas Biesheuvel faces pending complaint
    Thomas Biesheuvel is the CEO of InConcert Financial Group, an independent consulting company offering securities through Berthel, Fisher & Co. InConcert Financial Group is located in El Cerrito, California. Thomas Biesheuval is a…
  • Feb 10

    Broker-dealer firm, M & T Securities, fined $300,000 by FINRA

    Broker-dealer firm, M & T Securities, fined $300,000 by FINRA
    February 10, 2015, New York – M & T Securities, a Buffalo based broker-dealer firm, was fined $300,000 by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 29, 2015. The post Broker-dealer firm, M & T Securities,…
Rank this Week: 365

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Feb 27

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case
    Post by Mary Person and Meg Kribble Warning: this post contains spoilers through the February 22 broadcast of Downton Abbey in the United States! Like many of you, we at the library enjoy watching and discussing the ITV/PBS…
  • Feb 26

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post
    Fair Use and News Reporting Guest post by Leigh Barnwell (J.D. Candidate, Class of 2015, Harvard Law School) News reporting is supposed to be one of the paradigmatic uses protected as fair under US copyright law. It’s listed…
  • Feb 26

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor I. Glenn Cohen’s recently published book with co-editors Norman Daniels and Nir Eyal,…
Rank this Week: 831