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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

http://news.wustl.edu/_layouts/WUSTL.SharePoint.WebParts/CustomFeed.aspx?xsl=1&web=/schools/Law&page=ffd03ae5-7e53-44de-89b3-4672f3ea5710&wp=afe32abc-2fc9-4eac-80d2-26a459662960
  • Nov 10

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • Sep 27

    Sale named to FINRA board

    Sale named to FINRA board
    Hillary Sale, the Walter D. Coles Professor of law and of management at the School of Law, has been appointed to the board of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. The post Sale named to FINRA board appeared first on The Source.
  • Sep 9

    Six tips for understanding the debate

    Six tips for understanding the debate
    Experts across campus discuss how to spot bad arguments, the role of these debates, and how debates can be deceptive to get you ready for the presidential debate at Washington University on October 9. The post Six tips for understanding the…
Rank this Week: 749

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      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 with risks and…
  • Sep 29

    Court Enters Final Judgment Against Saleem Khan and Roshanlal Chaganlal for Insider Trading Scheme

    Court Enters Final Judgment Against Saleem Khan and Roshanlal Chaganlal for Insider Trading Scheme
    Going Public LawyerThe Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced on September 21, 2016 that the Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California entered a…
Rank this Week: 126

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

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

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has put out a report assessing the definition of who qualifies as an accredited investor. The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act mandates that this definition be reevaluated every four years. Accredited…
  • Dec 29

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case
    Commerzbank is suing Wells Fargo (WFC) for losses sustained on failed mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The German finance firm claims the California lending giant did not properly supervise MBS during the housing bubble, which Commerzbank…
  • Sep 26

    Merrill Lynch Ordered to Pay $12.5M to the SEC and $3M to Six Exchanges Over Mini-Flash Crashe

    Merrill Lynch Ordered to Pay $12.5M to the SEC and $3M to Six Exchanges Over Mini-Flash Crashe
    Merrill Lynch, a Bank of America Corp. (BAC) unit must pay a $12.5M fine to resolve Securities and Exchange Commission allegations accusing the brokerage firm of having weak controls that led to mini-flash crashes. This is the largest penalty…
Rank this Week: 157

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

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

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Sep 26

    Ex-Investment Adviser and Talk Show Host Once Again Takes Industry Ban Against Him to the Appeals Court

    Ex-Investment Adviser and Talk Show Host Once Again Takes Industry Ban Against Him to the Appeals Court
    Three years after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission barred Ray Lucia Sr. from the securities industry, the ex-investment adviser and radio talk show host is still seeking to overturn that decision. Last week, he filed a petition…
Rank this Week: 254

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • Sep 30

    LOOKING @ NUNEZ

    LOOKING @ NUNEZ
    Prison Reform: The Monitor’s First Report in the Nunez Case Image Credit: CityLaw Recently the City got some good news about Rikers Island, a change from the bad news of recent years. On August 2, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio, …
  • Sep 30

    WORRIED ABOUT BENEFIT CUTS

    WORRIED ABOUT BENEFIT CUTS
    U.S. Workers Still Worry Most About Benefits Cuts by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights 30% worry about having benefits reduced 20% worry about pay cut, 19% about being laid off Worker worries have eased since 2014…
  • Sep 30

    LOOKING @ CHILD BURN INJURIES

    LOOKING @ CHILD BURN INJURIES
    Parents sought for university study on child burn injuries Parents whose children have suffered burn injuries are being sought for a research project being led by an academic from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). The…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Sep 30

    Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner

    Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner
    Been very quiet of late here and I'm probably not going to be blogging much for a while yet, but I do want to stick my head up to talk about a new documentary I'm excited to watch next week....
  • Sep 29

    New Book Announcement: Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce

    New Book Announcement: Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce
    Cambridge University Press has published a new book by Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson) and Malcolm Sargeant (Middlesex University, UK): Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce. Here is the publisher's description:…
  • Sep 29

    A Bit More on the Odd Bravo-Fernandez Case

    A Bit More on the Odd Bravo-Fernandez Case
    My recent post about the inconsistent verdicts error in the presentation of the Bravo-Fernandez case led to some interesting and illuminating exchanges, some on Twitter (with William Baude and Dan Epps and Carissa Hessick) and some offline.…
Rank this Week: 452

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 30

    Inmate death a challenge for Md., other states: How to tell victims?

    Inmate death a challenge for Md., other states: How to tell victims?
    Marshall Metz had served five years of a life sentence for murdering his wife when his stepson Jimmy Trout got a startling message from Maryland’s automated victim-notification service: “This e-mail is to inform you that Marshall…
  • Sep 30

    Legal Secretary

    Legal Secretary
    Busy Hunt Valley law firm in need of full-time experienced Legal Secretary. Excellent salary and benefits. Email resume to  Heather@frankdailylaw.com. The Law Offices of Frank F. Daily, P.A.
  • Sep 30

    Rejected Md. medical marijuana grower wants to join lawsuit

    Rejected Md. medical marijuana grower wants to join lawsuit
    A second company that was denied a preliminary license to grow medical marijuana in Maryland is seeking to join a lawsuit challenging how the 15 potentially lucrative licenses were awarded. Maryland Cultivation and Processing filed paperwork…
Rank this Week: 38

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Sep 30

    Thompson v. Alabama: Addressing the Racist Roots of Felon Disenfranchisement

    Thompson v. Alabama: Addressing the Racist Roots of Felon Disenfranchisement
    by Danielle Lang, Deputy Director of Voting Rights and Anna Bodi, Partner Legal Fellow at The Campaign Legal CenterLarry Joe Newby is a U.S. citizen living in Huntsville, Alabama. Mr. Newby is married, attends church, is raising his two…
  • Sep 30

    Clean Power Plan Goes the Distance in Marathon Hearing

    Clean Power Plan Goes the Distance in Marathon Hearing
    In February, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the United State Court of Appeals for…
  • Sep 28

    The Consumer Case for the Clean Power Pan

    The Consumer Case for the Clean Power Pan
    In February, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the United State Court of Appeals for…
Rank this Week: 641

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Fatal Crash US95@239.8 (District Two)

    Fatal Crash US95@239.8 (District Two)
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Sep 30

    ** District One ** Fatal Crash US95 MP414.8

    ** District One ** Fatal Crash US95 MP414.8
    Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur Ave Suite A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815 Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208)…
  • Sep 29

    Fatal Crash I15 North of DuBoi

    Fatal Crash I15 North of DuBoi
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 89

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Sep 30

    Recently published on SSRN (and…

    Recently published on SSRN (and forthcoming in Drake Law Review): "Under the Radar: Neuroimaging Evidence in the Criminal Courtroom" LYN M. GAUDET, Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for Law, Science, and Innovation GARY E. MARCHANT,…
  • Sep 30

    International Bioethics Retreat in Pari

    International Bioethics Retreat in Pari
  • Sep 29

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    "Sixth Sense" May Be More Than Just a Feeling, NIH The Psychology Behind Why Clowns Creep Us Out, The Conversation Tech Giants Team Up To Tackle The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence, NPR Can CRISPR–Cas9 Boost Intelligence?, Scientific…
Rank this Week: 496

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 362

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

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Sep 30

    The Return of Stop and Frisk?

    The Return of Stop and Frisk?
    Donald Trump’s statements during the first presidential debate of 2016 raised two issues about Stop and Frisk; a controversial practice used by police departments across the country. Firstly, there was confusion about the accuracy of…
  • Sep 29

    Trump Disagrees with Ramani Having Constitutional Right

    Trump Disagrees with Ramani Having Constitutional Right
    Donald Trump has added the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States to his ever-growing list of laws that he wants to either change or ax if he becomes president. This time, Mr. Trump is focused on the fact that the man who is…
  • Sep 28

    What Employees Ought to Know About Dreadlocks in the Workplace

    What Employees Ought to Know About Dreadlocks in the Workplace
    On September 16, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that prohibiting an employee from wearing his or her hair in dreadlocks is not racial discrimination.  Historically, courts have found in favor of employers on this issue.…
Rank this Week: 440

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: 6

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 30

    How to Best Incorporate Religion into Estate Planning

    How to Best Incorporate Religion into Estate Planning
    Estate planners combine several aspects when working with clients, and showing sensitivity to a client’s religious concerns should be incorporated when necessary. When selecting fiduciaries, clients who seek to implement religious values…
  • Sep 30

    Estate Allowed Theft Loss Deduction for Property Held by LLC

    Estate Allowed Theft Loss Deduction for Property Held by LLC
    The Tax Court decided a case of first impression with the issue of whether an estate could take a theft loss deduction for a property held by an LLC. The decedent owned a 99% interest in a LLC, but the...
  • Sep 29

    Spousal Lifetime Access Trust

    Spousal Lifetime Access Trust
    Modest net worth individuals need to balance their desire to make lifetime gifts with the need to maintain adequate funds to support their future. For married couples, a spousal lifetime access trust (SLAT) provides a solution. One spouse…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Sep 30

    Advice for New Law Students from D.C. Bar Member

    Advice for New Law Students from D.C. Bar Member
    Members of the D.C. Bar's Board of Governors talk about what they wish they knew while in law school, and offer advice on how law students can make the most of their time. Several of the Board members are law...
  • Sep 30

    4 tips for improving your writing from the Harvard Business Review

    4 tips for improving your writing from the Harvard Business Review
    These tips come from HBR columnist Josh Bernoff, author of Writing Without Bullshit: Boost Your Career by Saying What You Mean. Interestingly, Josh is sharing this advice in response to a survey he conducted earlier this year among people…
  • Sep 29

    Ask Not What You Can Do For Your Students; Ask What Your Students Can Do For Themselves by Louis Schulze

    Ask Not What You Can Do For Your Students; Ask What Your Students Can Do For Themselves by Louis Schulze
    Louis Schulze has an interesting post about creating self-directed learners on the Faculty Lounge: Ask Not What You Can Do For Your Students; Ask What Your Students Can Do For Themselves. In it, he explains why students at his law...
Rank this Week: 323

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/
  • Sep 30

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Concussion and Chronic Low Back Pain

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Concussion and Chronic Low Back Pain
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing damages for a concussion and chronic soft tissue injuries sustained in a collision. In today’s case (Purewal v. Li) the…
  • Sep 22

    BC Supreme Court – Articles Cited in Expert Reports Are Not Evidence

    BC Supreme Court – Articles Cited in Expert Reports Are Not Evidence
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, confirming that articles cited in expert reports are not evidence and outlining how these documents can be used at trial. In today’s case (Cambie…
  • Sep 21

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Damage Assessment in Polytrauma Injury Case

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Damage Assessment in Polytrauma Injury Case
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for multiple injuries sustained in a vehicle collision. In today’s case (Chappell v. Loyie) the Plaintiff was injured when his…
Rank this Week: 146

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Modesto Bicyclist Rescued

    Modesto Bicyclist Rescued
    Modesto Bicyclist Rescued Modesto Bicyclist Modesto Bicyclist Rescued I'm Ed Smith, a Modesto bicycle accident attorney. On Saturday, September 24, 2016, just before 6:00 p.m., the Modesto Fire Department responded to a call of a injured…
  • Sep 30

    New California Distracted Driving Law

    New California Distracted Driving Law
    New California Distracted Driving Law New California Distracted Driving Law New California Distracted Driving Law I'm Ed Smith, a Roseville Auto Accident Attorney. The governor of the State of California, Jerry Brown, put his signature on…
  • Sep 30

    Truckee Motorcyclist Fatally Shot

    Truckee Motorcyclist Fatally Shot
    Truckee Motorcyclist Fatally Shot I'm Ed Smith, A Truckee Auto Accident Attorney. A motorcyclist has been shot on Interstate 80 in Truckee on his way home from Street Vibrations in Reno, Nevada. What Happened? On Saturday September 24,2016…
Rank this Week: 920

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/
  • Sep 30

    Fisk & Richardson on Police Union

    Fisk & Richardson on Police Union
    Catherine Fisk and L. Song Richardson (University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law) have posted Police Unions (George Washington Law Review, Vol. 85, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Sep 30

    Sheley on Victim Impact Statements and Expressive Punishment

    Sheley on Victim Impact Statements and Expressive Punishment
    Erin L. Sheley (University of Calgary Faculty of Law) has posted Victim Impact Statements and Expressive Punishment in the Age of Social Media (Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Victim impact statements (VIS)…
  • Sep 29

    Bailey on Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence

    Bailey on Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence
    Jane Bailey (University of Ottawa - Common Law Section) has posted Canadian Legal Approaches to 'Cyberbullying' and Cyberviolence: An Overview on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As early as the mid 1990s Canadian economic and social policy…
Rank this Week: 106

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
  • Sep 30

    Petronas Considering Selling Stake in Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal

    Petronas Considering Selling Stake in Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal
    Reuters reports that three unnamed sources “familiar with the matter” have revealed that Petronas is considering selling its majority stake in the proposed $27 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal near Prince Rupert,…
  • Sep 28

    Canadian Government Conditionally Approves Petronas’s Pacific NorthWest LNG Terminal

    Canadian Government Conditionally Approves Petronas’s Pacific NorthWest LNG Terminal
    CBC News reports that the Canadian federal government has approved Petronas’s proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia with 190 legally binding conditions. According to the report, majority…
  • Sep 26

    Environmental Assessment for Petronas Project Due Next Monday

    Environmental Assessment for Petronas Project Due Next Monday
    CBC News reports that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s final environmental report on Petronas’s proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) export terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia is due to be released…
Rank this Week: 526

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 405

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 948

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Wells Fargo Faces Lawsuits in the Wake of Unauthorized Accounts Scandal

    Wells Fargo Faces Lawsuits in the Wake of Unauthorized Accounts Scandal
    Lev Craig On September 8, Wells Fargo was fined $100 million by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)—the largest fine in the agency’s history, according to its director—after an investigation found that bank…
  • Sep 28

    Former Faculty Member Sues New York University

    Former Faculty Member Sues New York University
    Rose Asaf On September 7, 2016, Koya Abe, a former faculty member at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University (“NYU”), filed a lawsuit against his former employer. Mr. Abe, a…
  • Sep 26

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Earlier this week, we reported on a worker scheduling law implemented by the City of Seattle that required employers to provide employees with a more stable work schedule. Recently, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sent out…
Rank this Week: 927

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Sep 30

    La protección legal de obras de arte: Primera Enmienda, derechos de autor y restitución

    La protección legal de obras de arte: Primera Enmienda, derechos de autor y restitución
    Matricúlate en el curso en línea – La protección legal de obras de arte: Primera Enmienda, derechos de autor y restitución DESCRIPCIÓN Este curso busca repasar las normas jurídicas de…
  • Sep 30

    A la venta el histórico Hotel Normandie

    A la venta el histórico Hotel Normandie
    El histórico Hotel Normandie, que abriera sus puertas en octubre de 1942, está disponible para la venta por $9 millones de dólares, según un anuncio difundido por la firma Newmark Grubb Caribbean. Según el…
  • Sep 30

    $24 millones a Justicia en fondos federales para brindar servicios a las víctimas de delito

    $24 millones a Justicia en fondos federales para brindar servicios a las víctimas de delito
    El Secretario del Departamento de Justicia (DJ), César Miranda, anunció la disponibilidad de $24.7 millones en fondos federales que fueron otorgados a la agencia para prestar servicios directos a las víctimas del crimen.…
Rank this Week: 909

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Sep 30

    “Federal judge hits Wisconsin for voter ID problems”

    “Federal judge hits Wisconsin for voter ID problems”
    Ariane de Vogue for CNN. … Continue reading →
  • Sep 30

    “Who Gets to Vote?”

    “Who Gets to Vote?”
    Beautifully done NYT Sunday Review piece by Alex Keyssar. There is a also a related video, Supreme Court vs. American Voter. (Starts with a provocative Ed Blum quote) … Continue reading →
  • Sep 30

    “Trump’s unusual conflict: Millions in debts to German bank now facing federal fines”

    “Trump’s unusual conflict: Millions in debts to German bank now facing federal fines”
    WonkBlog: Federal regulators are seeking a $14 billion fine from Deutsche Bank, Trump’s top lender, to settle claims that the bank issued toxic mortgages amid the housing crisis. German media have suggested the bank has sought a state…
Rank this Week: 245

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: 9

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Sep 30

    Australia Concerned About Stryker Made LFIT Femoral Head

    Australia Concerned About Stryker Made LFIT Femoral Head
    On September 27, 2016, the Department of Health Therapeutic Goods Administration (the Australian equivalent of the Food & Drug Administration) issued a hazard alert relating to LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 femoral heads manufactured and…
  • Sep 30

    Crash Augments Reality — Pokemon Lessons (Hopefully) Learned

    Crash Augments Reality — Pokemon Lessons (Hopefully) Learned
    In my previous blog, I discussed the perverse role new safe-driving technology plays in vehicles on the road today. In this blog, I discuss the dangers associated with what I call GWD (Gaming While Driving), specifically the use of augmented…
  • Sep 27

    Viagra — Developments in Litigation

    Viagra — Developments in Litigation
    There have been some very recent developments in the national litigation regarding the erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Viagra and the allegation that its use increases a patient’s risk of developing melanoma. Judge Seeborg, the federal…
Rank this Week: 728

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 300

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 7

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The intensity of the Russian and Syrian offensive is driving rebel groups to ally with extremist factions linked to al-Qaeda, the Wall Street Journal reports. The insurgents—including groups formerly backed by the United…
  • Sep 30

    The Trump National Security Paradox

    The Trump National Security Paradox
    To my knowledge, the first explicit argument—at least by a prominent member of the national security community—that the man who would become the Republican standard bearer for President in 2016 poses a threat to U.S. national…
  • Sep 30

    Water Wars: The Philippines Pivots Towards Beijing

    Water Wars: The Philippines Pivots Towards Beijing
    Duterte threatens to "cross the rubicon" with United States President Duterte during an award ceremony on Monay (Photo: NPR) For at least the past month, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sharply critiqued United States military…
Rank this Week: 280

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 104

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Sep 30

    Passenger Medevaced from Celebrity Infinity Off the Oregon Coast

    Passenger Medevaced from Celebrity Infinity Off the Oregon Coast
    The Coast Guard is reporting that it medically evacuated a 76-year-old man on Thursday September 29th off the Celebrity cruise ship Infinity approximately 30 miles southwest of Brookings, Oregon. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders…
  • Sep 27

    Injured Carinval Cruise Passenger Medevaced off Louisiana Coast

    Injured Carinval Cruise Passenger Medevaced off Louisiana Coast
    The Coast Guard is reporting that it medevaced a 60-year-old woman passenger from the Carnival Triumph cruise ship. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 8:43 pm on Monday, September 26th, from the Carnival Triumph requesting a…
  • Sep 26

    Biscayne Bay Boating Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital

    Biscayne Bay Boating Accident Sends One Person to the Hospital
    A boating accident in south Biscayne Bay sends one boater to the hospital. It is being reported that at 2:20 p.m. on Sunday, September 26th, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews were called to a boating accident scene where one person was…
Rank this Week: 197

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 170

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 115

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Suspended From Office Over Same-Sex Marriage Order

    Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Suspended From Office Over Same-Sex Marriage Order
    Alabama's 9-member Court of the Judiciary today unanimously concluded that Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore violated various Canons of Judicial Ethics in issuing an order to state probate judges telling them they had a duty under…
  • Sep 30

    Nevada Supreme Court Upholds School Choice Plan, But Invalidates Appropriations For It

    Nevada Supreme Court Upholds School Choice Plan, But Invalidates Appropriations For It
    In Schwartz v. Lopez, (NV Sup. Ct., Sept. 29, 2016), the Nevada Supreme Court gave a mixed victory to opponents of the state's school choice program.  The state's Educational Savings Account program is the most extensive in the…
  • Sep 30

    Two RLUIPA Suits Over Rezoning For Islamic School Are Settled

    Two RLUIPA Suits Over Rezoning For Islamic School Are Settled
    According to the Ann Arbor News, Pittsfield Township, Michigan yesterday reached agreements to settle two related RLUIPA lawsuits challenging the township's refusal to rezone a vacant parcel of land for construction of a pre-K through 12…
Rank this Week: 91

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Voon: Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health

    Voon: Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health
    Tania S.L. Voon (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) has posted Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health (Journal of World Investment & Trade, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This short article considers the implications for public…
  • Sep 30

    Warwas: The Liability of Arbitral Institutions: Legitimacy Challenges and Functional Response

    Warwas: The Liability of Arbitral Institutions: Legitimacy Challenges and Functional Response
    Barbara Alicja Warwas (Hague Univ. of Applied Sciences - Law) has published The Liability of Arbitral Institutions: Legitimacy Challenges and Functional Responses (Asser Press 2016). Here's the abstract:The topic of civil liability in…
  • Sep 30

    Finnemore & Hollis: Constructing Norms for Global Cybersecurity

    Finnemore & Hollis: Constructing Norms for Global Cybersecurity
    Martha Finnemore (George Washington Univ. - Political Science and International Affairs) & Duncan B. Hollis (Temple Univ. - Law) have posted Constructing Norms for Global Cybersecurity (American Journal of International Law, forthcoming).…
Rank this Week: 58

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/
  • Sep 30

    People v. Bell (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 29, 2016)

    People v. Bell (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 29, 2016)
    Michael Bell committed a horrible crime.  Which the Court of Appeal describes in chilling detail.He was nine days short of his 15th birthday at the time, and no one actually died, so he's got to have at least the possibility of getting…
  • Sep 30

    Cameranesi v. US DOD (9th Cir. - Sept. 30, 2016)

    Cameranesi v. US DOD (9th Cir. - Sept. 30, 2016)
    Panel draws matter.The issue here is whether the public should be permitted under FOIA to view the names of students at the School of the Americas (now called the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation).The majority says that…
  • Sep 29

    Coe v. City of San Diego (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 28, 2016)

    Coe v. City of San Diego (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 28, 2016)
    R.I.P. Cheetah's San Diego.Personally, I'm not into strip clubs.  For the obvious, traditional reasons and more.  As for the rules, in San Diego, you need a permit, and also can't serve alcohol if the dancers are "nude".  Plus…
Rank this Week: 233

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 30

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, David Gamage (UC-Berkeley) reviews a new paper on a topic of great concern to many law students: Treasury Should Exclude Income from Discharge of Student Loans, by John R. Brooks (Georgetown), 152 Tax Notes 751 (Aug. 1, 2016). As…
  • Sep 30

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today At Florida

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today At Florida
    Ruth Mason (Virginia) presents Citizenship Taxation, 89 S. Cal. L. Rev. 169 (2016), at Florida today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Yariv Brauner: The United States is the only country that taxes its citizens’…
  • Sep 30

    Tax Profs Weigh In On The Trump Foundation's Tax Issue

    Tax Profs Weigh In On The Trump Foundation's Tax Issue
    Washington Post, How Donald Trump Retooled His Charity to Spend Other People’s Money: New York Times op-ed: An Uncharitable Foundation, by Linda Sugin (Fordham): In addition to being the Republican nominee for president, Donald J. Trump is…
Rank this Week: 30

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Doing History: Comparing Approaches to the Historian's Craft

    Doing History: Comparing Approaches to the Historian's Craft
    [We have the following announcement.]Since 1991, the Supreme Court Historical Society, the U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the White House Historical Association have partnered to present the National Heritage Lecture. The 2016 National…
  • Sep 30

    Pye on the Black Lawyer before Brown v. Board of Education

    Pye on the Black Lawyer before Brown v. Board of Education
    David Kenneth Pye, an independent scholar who holds a PhD from the University of California, San Diego, has posted Before Civil Rights Was in Vogue: The Black Lawyer Before Brown:Scholars cannot become too infatuated with Equal Protection…
  • Sep 30

    Chambers on Adoption in Ontario

    Chambers on Adoption in Ontario
    Out this month with the University of Toronto Press is A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario, 1921-2015 by Lori Chambers (Lakehead University). From the publisher: Lori Chambers’ fascinating study explores the legal history of adoption…
Rank this Week: 395

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 88

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

Provides legal information and resources for federal construction contractors. By Payne Hackenbracht & Sullivan.

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
Rank this Week: 600

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 30

    Public Policy Forum on the Forthcoming FTC Report on Patent Assertion Entities Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Public Policy Forum on the Forthcoming FTC Report on Patent Assertion Entities Thursday, October 13, 2016
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law will host a Public Policy Forum on the Forthcoming FTC Report on Patent Assertion Entities. This lunch-time forum event will be held at Top of...
  • Sep 30

    Arbitration and Competition Law: Integrating Europe Through Arbitration

    Arbitration and Competition Law: Integrating Europe Through Arbitration
    Marianela Lopez-Galdos, GW Law, describes Arbitration and Competition Law: Integrating Europe Through Arbitration. ABSTRACT: The analysis presents an insightful study of how the use of arbitration to solve antitrust-related disputes is…
  • Sep 30

    EU Competition Rules in the Insurance Sector: A Different World in Change

    EU Competition Rules in the Insurance Sector: A Different World in Change
    Fabian Stancke, Brunswick European Law School and Josef Hainz, Dentons Europe LLP discuss EU Competition Rules in the Insurance Sector: A Different World in Change. ABSTRACT: Although the insurance industry is subject not only to its…
Rank this Week: 32

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 30

    Gelpern & Gerding on Safe Asset

    Gelpern & Gerding on Safe Asset
    Anna Gelpern and Erik F. Gerding (Georgetown University Law Center and University of Colorado Law School) have posted Inside Safe Assets (Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: “Safe assets” is a catch-all…
  • Sep 30

    Varuhas on Damages & Human Right

    Varuhas on Damages & Human Right
    Jason N. E. Varuhas (University of Melbourne Law School) has posted Damages and Human Rights: Introduction (Chapter 1 of JNE Varuhas, Damages and Human Rights (Hart Publishing, 2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Damages and Human Rights is…
  • Sep 30

    Stacey on Dynamic Regulatory Constitutionalism

    Stacey on Dynamic Regulatory Constitutionalism
    Richard Stacey (University of Toronto, Faculty of Law) has posted Dynamic Regulatory Constitutionalism: Taking Legislation Seriously in the Enforcement of Economic and Social Rights (Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy,…
Rank this Week: 34