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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

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  • 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…
  • Apr 14

    Epstein installed as Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor

    Epstein installed as Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor
    Mary Butkus/WUSTL Photos Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton bestows the medal of the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professorship on Lee Epstein. Lee Epstein, PhD, was installed as the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University…
  • Mar 24

    Legal scholar: Father's rights movement led to reform in family law

    Legal scholar: Father's rights movement led to reform in family law
    Much has been written about the history of the women’s and gay liberation movements of the late 20th century, but little is known about how heterosexual men navigated dramatic changes in the legal regulation of families in the…
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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…
Rank this Week: 189

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 289

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/
  • May 1

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer
    Tying in with my last article about probation violations, the inspiration for this installment comes from a recent experience handling a DUI probation violation in a case that also involved a possession of marijuana charge. I was in one of...
  • Apr 27

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)
    As a Michigan criminal and DUI lawyer, the whole notion of "probation" fills a good part of each of my workdays. This article will concentrate on what happens when things don't go as planned, and you wind up facing a...
  • Apr 24

    The Quick and easy way to win a Michigan Driver's License Appeal

    The Quick and easy way to win a Michigan Driver's License Appeal
    This is a trick title, because there is no quick and/or easy way to win a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal. In my role as a license restoration lawyer concentrating in license reinstatement and clearance appeals, I have learned…
Rank this Week: 153

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/
  • Apr 24

    Comcast Withdraws Purchase Bid, but It Isn’t Going Anywhere

    Comcast Withdraws Purchase Bid, but It Isn’t Going Anywhere
    Comcast suffered a setback as it canceled its offer for Time Warner Cable, but the executive at the company’s helm will likely continue in his father’s footsteps as a daring deal maker.
  • Apr 24

    Deutsche Bank to Shed Postbank Branch Network

    Deutsche Bank to Shed Postbank Branch Network
    The decision marks a retreat from the bank’s ambition to serve residents of small towns in Germany as well as hedge funds on Wall Street.
  • Apr 24

    Deal Professor: The Unintended Twist of Tax Inversion

    Deal Professor: The Unintended Twist of Tax Inversion
    Mylan and Perrigo reincorporated overseas to lower their tax bills, but the move opened them up to unsolicited takeovers.
Rank this Week: 5

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Apr 24

    Final Update - Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5

    Final Update - Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Apr 24

    Update- Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5

    Update- Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Apr 24

    Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5

    Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 273

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

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 24

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit ruled today that plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge EPA and NHTSA's standards for greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks. The ruling means that the case is dismissed,…
  • Apr 24

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Arizona's Voter Registration Form for Party Preference

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Arizona's Voter Registration Form for Party Preference
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Before 2011, Arizona law required that voter registration forms include a blank space for the registrant’s party preference. But a 2011 law required the voter…
  • Apr 22

    Court Gives Go-Ahead to Antitrust Suits in Gas Industry

    Court Gives Go-Ahead to Antitrust Suits in Gas Industry
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court ruled this week in Oneok, Inc. v. Learjet, Inc. that the Natural Gas Act did not preempt retail gas purchasers' antitrust lawsuits against sellers (gas pipelines) for manipulating…
Rank this Week: 212

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:  
  • Apr 24

    This week’s argument

    This week’s argument
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts of this week’s arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Johnson v. United States McFadden v. United States Horne v. Department of Agriculture
  • Apr 24

    SCOTUS for law students: Excessive force in pretrial detention

    SCOTUS for law students: Excessive force in pretrial detention
    Few subjects are more timely than the use of excessive force by law enforcement officials, and the Supreme Court on Monday will consider an aspect of that issue: how to evaluate excessive force claims made by pretrial detainees. Specifically,…
Rank this Week: 15

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 24

    Ten simple choices for a healthier planet

    Ten simple choices for a healthier planet
    Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Help Protect the Earth “Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Cut down on what you throw away. Follow the three “R’s” to conserve natural resources and landfill space. Volunteer. Volunteer for…
  • Apr 24

    Exploring Compatibilities Between Linked Data Models of Library of Congress and OCLC

    Exploring Compatibilities Between Linked Data Models of Library of Congress and OCLC
    Godby, Carol Jean, and Ray Denenberg. 2015. Common Ground: Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC. Dublin, Ohio: Library of Congress and OCLC Research. ” The white paper…
  • Apr 24

    Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling

    Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling
    “On April 20, 2010, the Macondo well blew out, costing the lives of 11 men and beginning a catastrophe that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and spilled nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill…
Rank this Week: 30

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/
  • Apr 24

    Two Observations About The New DOD Cyber Strategy

    Two Observations About The New DOD Cyber Strategy
    The publication of DOD’s new cyber strategy is a milestone and a major step forward in the cyber policy debate. In particular, the strategy is notable for its relative openness about the use of offensive options. For example, the…
  • Apr 24

    Drone Strike Errors and the Hostage Tragedy: Mapping the Issues in the Newly-Catalyzed Debate?

    Drone Strike Errors and the Hostage Tragedy: Mapping the Issues in the Newly-Catalyzed Debate?
    The use of lethal force (whether via armed drone, manned aircraft, cruise missile, helicopter assault, etc.) has been a cornerstone of U.S. counterterrorism policy for many years, both in places where we have ground combat deployments and…
  • Apr 24

    The Continuing Democratization of QUANTUM Technology

    The Continuing Democratization of QUANTUM Technology
    From my book Data and Goliath: …when I was working with the Guardian on the Snowden documents, the one top-secret program the NSA desperately did not want us to expose was QUANTUM. This is the NSA’s program for what is called…
Rank this Week: 122

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/
  • Apr 24

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment
    Nirej Sekhon (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment ((Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fourth Amendment cases are replete with…
  • Apr 24

    Stoughton on Law Enforcement's "Warrior" Problem

    Stoughton on Law Enforcement's "Warrior" Problem
    Seth W. Stoughton (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted Law Enforcement's 'Warrior' Problem (128 Harv. L. Rev. Forum 225 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Within law enforcement, few things are more venerated than the…
  • Apr 24

    Rich on Automated Suspicion Algorithms and the Fourth Amendment

    Rich on Automated Suspicion Algorithms and the Fourth Amendment
    Michael Rich (Elon University School of Law) has posted Machine Learning, Automated Suspicion Algorithms, and the Fourth Amendment (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: At the conceptual…
Rank this Week: 106

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/
  • Apr 24

    Wasserman on Resistance to Marriage Equality in Alabama

    Wasserman on Resistance to Marriage Equality in Alabama
    Howard M. Wasserman (Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law) has posted Crazy in Alabama: The Judicial Process and the Last Stand Against Marriage Equality in the Land of George Wallace (Northwestern University Law Review,…
  • Apr 24

    Kamin & Wald on Public Lawyers & Marijuana Regulation

    Kamin & Wald on Public Lawyers & Marijuana Regulation
    Sam Kamin (University of Denver Sturm College of Law) & Eli Wald (University of Denver Sturm College of Law) have posted Public Lawyers and Marijuana Regulation (23(1) The Public Lawyer 14 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Although…
  • Apr 24

    Calliess on the New Law Merchant

    Calliess on the New Law Merchant
    Gralf-Peter Calliess (University of Bremen - Faculty of Law) has posted Lex Mercatoria on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Lex mercatoria or Law Merchant (‘LM’) is said to be the self-made law of international commerce. According to its…
Rank this Week: 103

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS
    Sitting in the shadows of Miami's dilapidated civil courthouse, the new Gelber-Gladstone Children's courthouse was opened on Friday, with a bevy of local politicians and former Governor Bob Graham in attendance. Gelber-Gladstone…
  • Apr 23

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL
    Running the most widely read, most popular, and if we may so humbly say, most well written legal blog in South Florida, we are often approached (via e-mail) with requests from attorneys to advertise or otherwise associate themselves with this…
  • Apr 21

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT
    In Rodriguez v. United States,  the redoubtable Ruth Bader Ginsberg, writing for an unusual  6-3 majority, held that a delay of seven to eight minutes after a traffic stop was concluded for the purposes of holding the driver until a…
Rank this Week: 242

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 24

    Today’s Harvest Brand Peas, Corn, and Broccoli Recalled for Listeria Risk

    Today’s Harvest Brand Peas, Corn, and Broccoli Recalled for Listeria Risk
    Today’s Harvest Field Peas with Snaps, Silver Queen Corn, and Broccoli Florets with the sell-by dates 04/21/16 are being recalled by manufacturer Greystone Foods LLC and Publix Supermarkets because of possible Listeria contamination. No…
  • Apr 24

    China Toughens Up Food Safety Laws By Adopting New Amendment

    China Toughens Up Food Safety Laws By Adopting New Amendment
    In the wake of several high-profile food safety scandals, China’s lawmakers have adopted tougher amendments to bolster the country’s existing food safety law. The changes, effective Oct. 1, 2015, will add 50 new articles, or about…
  • Apr 24

    Consumer Reports: Tests Find 60 Percent of Frozen Shrimp Contaminated With Bacteria

    Consumer Reports: Tests Find 60 Percent of Frozen Shrimp Contaminated With Bacteria
    A new Consumer Reports (CR) study released Friday found that 60 percent of 342 samples of frozen shrimp it tested contained Salmonella, Vibrio, Listeria, or E. coli, and 2 percent tested positive for the superbug MRSA…
Rank this Week: 154

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 24

    Long Term Care Tax Break

    Long Term Care Tax Break
    A long-term care insurance (LTCi) policy may help people reduce the amount they pay in taxes. At the same time, it also provides valuable insurance coverage that can help someone stay in their home, protect their retirement, and ensure…
  • Apr 24

    Article on Privacy Protection in Digital Asset

    Article on Privacy Protection in Digital Asset
    Jeehyeon Jenny Lee (Columbia University Law School) recently published an article entitled, Death and Live Feeds: Privacy Protection in Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets, (Apr. 7, 2015) Columbia Business Law Review, Forthcoming. Provided…
  • Apr 24

    Family Files Suit Against Attorney Reaping Millions From Will

    Family Files Suit Against Attorney Reaping Millions From Will
    When Robert Mardigian wanted to put his financial affairs in order, he turned to his longtime friend and attorney, Mark Papazian. Mr. Papazian subsequently drafted a will and trust that left the bulk of Mardigian’s fortune to Papazian and…
Rank this Week: 139

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Monroeville, AL, No Longer To Put On "To Kill a Mockingbird" After This Year

    Monroeville, AL, No Longer To Put On "To Kill a Mockingbird" After This Year
    The Monroe County Heritage Museum, of Monroeville, Alabama, Harper Lee's home town, which has produced the stage version of To Kill a Mockingbird for nearly 30 years, apparently will no longer put on a production after this year. Museum…
  • Apr 24

    Art for Corporate Lawyer

    Art for Corporate Lawyer
    Jay A. Mitchell, Stanford Law School, has published Sketch Pad as Legal Pad: Picturing Corporate Practice. Here is the abstract.This paper is about practicing corporate law. It offers some ways of thinking about the core professional tasks…
  • Apr 23

    Visit Shakespeare's London On His Birthday

    Visit Shakespeare's London On His Birthday
    Some University of Victoria (BC) researchers have recreated Will Shakespeare's London just in time for his birthday--his 451st birthday. They used a version from 1561 and have put it online here.The site (MoEML for Map of Early Modern London)…
Rank this Week: 679

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • Apr 24

    “Right-wing candidate’s nude campaign poster skirts election law”

    “Right-wing candidate’s nude campaign poster skirts election law”
    Japan Times: Campaigning for Sunday’s second wave of quadrennial unified local elections has highlighted a legal loophole that allows candidates to go to extremes — including nudity — to gain votes. In contrast with the…
  • Apr 24

    “Feds charge ex-congressional chief of staff with secretly funding 2010 ringer candidate”

    “Feds charge ex-congressional chief of staff with secretly funding 2010 ringer candidate”
    Miami Herald: Federal prosecutors on Friday accused former Miami Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia’s ex-chief of staff of secretly financing a ringer tea-party candidate in 2010 to draw votes away from a Republican rival — an illegal…
  • Apr 24

    “New Kinloch mayor blocked by police from entering city hall”

    “New Kinloch mayor blocked by police from entering city hall”
    Holy cow: Our Fox 2 cameras were the only ones there as the newly-elected Kinloch mayor was greeted by police for her first day on the job. Betty McCray was not only prevented from entering city hall, she was also … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 269

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: 10

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Apr 24

    Off-track betting coming to Horseshoe Casino

    Off-track betting coming to Horseshoe Casino
    Horse racing enthusiasts will soon be able to place bets on races from around the country under an agreement between the Maryland Jockey Club and the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. Preparations are underway to have a soft-open as early as…
  • Apr 24

    Homeless Persons Representation Project honors volunteer

    Homeless Persons Representation Project honors volunteer
  • Apr 24

    Maryland executives talk about their favorite golf courses, storie

    Maryland executives talk about their favorite golf courses, storie
    The Daily Record recently interviewed executives from across the state about their favorite golf courses. We also asked them to name their favorite holes on those courses. While some have played golf courses around the world…
Rank this Week: 356

Food Liability Law Blog

Food Liability Law Blog

Covers emerging legal threats to the food industry. By Kenneth Odza of Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.foodliabilitylaw.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination
    Indulge me for just a moment in an exercise in whimsy. Except as will be expressly described below, any resemblance to real persons or substances, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Imagine if you will that in the processing of a…
  • Apr 10

    Is Paleo the New Black?

    Is Paleo the New Black?
    An article by two lawyers at Reed Smith, Drew Amoroso and David S. Reidy, entitled “Is ‘Paleo’ The Next Battleground In Food Litigation?”, reminded me of this prior article, the one I wanted to call “Don’t…
  • Mar 25

    Here’s Why Restaurant Chains Are Starting to Issue New Food Menu

    Here’s Why Restaurant Chains Are Starting to Issue New Food Menu
    In the past few months, consumers may have noticed that some popular chain restaurants have started to display calorie and other nutrition information on menus and placards. The reason can be traced to the release by the Food and Drug…
Rank this Week: 670

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 472

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 24

    Minnesota Friends Face Criminal Charges for Attempting to Join ISIS

    Minnesota Friends Face Criminal Charges for Attempting to Join ISIS
    Six Minnesota men were charged on April 20th for conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The men, ranging in age from 19-21, drove from Minneapolis to San Diego in hopes…
  • Apr 24

    Receive Tax Credit for Your Plug-In Electric Vehicle

    Receive Tax Credit for Your Plug-In Electric Vehicle
    According to the Internal Revenue Code §30D, you can obtain a tax credit for having acquired a Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle. The credit applies to passenger vehicles and light trucks. If you acquired the vehicle after…
  • Apr 23

    New Mexico Passes Civil Forfeiture Law

    New Mexico Passes Civil Forfeiture Law
    The law often uses strange jargon that ordinary people don’t understand, but will significantly harm people if they did comprehend the words’ meaning. Civil forfeiture is an excellent example. Civil forfeiture is far more…
Rank this Week: 825

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
  • Apr 24

    Hacked Off: New Poll shows public wants legislation to implement Leveson

    Hacked Off: New Poll shows public wants legislation to implement Leveson
    A YouGov poll of 1717 adults taken over 11-12 April 2015 for the Hacked Off Campaign has found that the public do not believe that press behaviour has improved since the phone hacking scandal, with almost 3 in 5 wanting tougher…
  • Apr 23

    Cyber hustings #GE2015 – Clare Brown

    Cyber hustings #GE2015 – Clare Brown
    Social media is having an impact on the political and electoral process in many ways and marketing experts have suggested that the 2015 election will be the UK’s first truly digital and social-media-led general election. The main reason…
  • Apr 23

    Ten Instant Myths Created by the Press About ‘The Sun’ and Corruption – Brian Cathcart

    Ten Instant Myths Created by the Press About ‘The Sun’ and Corruption – Brian Cathcart
    After the acquittal of a number of journalists accused of corrupting public officials and the dropping of charges against others, the corporate national press (Sun, Times, Mail, Telegraph, Mirror and others) has launched one of its shameless…
Rank this Week: 116

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/
  • Apr 24

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont
    The issue is whether or not the motion of the defendant should be granted. Supreme Court denied the defendant's motion. It found that questions of fact existed as to where The defendant was at the time plaintiff first complained of trouble…
  • Apr 22

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint
    Defendant appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, entered on or about October 29, 2009, which denied her motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint and all cross claims as against her. Defendant is a registered…
  • Apr 20

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont
    Sixth, it is asserted that one of plaintiff's experts, Dr. BY, improperly testified from two reports that did not constitute business records. Dr. BY was a psychologist and director of a free program for rehabilitation of the brain injured at…
Rank this Week: 300

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Apr 24

    Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Riverside Drive in Austin, TX

    Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Riverside Drive in Austin, TX
    Austin, TX — A pedestrian suffered critical injuries when he was hit by a vehicle in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The accident took place near the intersection of Riverside Drive and Pleasant Valley, around 4:45 in the…
  • Apr 24

    Worker Injured in Construction Accident in Everett, WA

    Worker Injured in Construction Accident in Everett, WA
    Everett, WA — A construction worker was hospitalized after being injured in a work accident in Everett, Washington, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The accident took place at a town house near the intersection of 16th Avenue SE and 107th…
  • Apr 24

    Kyle Scheuneman Electrocuted in Free Soil, MI, Work Accident

    Kyle Scheuneman Electrocuted in Free Soil, MI, Work Accident
    Free Soil, MI — Police have identified 36-year-old Kyle Scheuneman as the man who was electrocuted while working as a lineman in Free Soil, Michigan, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The accident happened near the intersection of Darr and…
Rank this Week: 157

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/
  • Apr 24

    FINRA Expels Aaeon Parthemer From Securities Industry

    FINRA Expels Aaeon Parthemer From Securities Industry
    According to Investment News, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has barred Wells Fargo broker and Miami socialite Aaeon Parthemer for failure to disclose his involvement in various outside businesses. FINRA rules require…
  • Apr 22

    Investigation into Broker Michael Oppenheim

    Investigation into Broker Michael Oppenheim
    Have you been defrauded by JPMorgan Chase & Co broker Michael Oppenheim? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help. According to 12News, Michael Oppenheim was arrested for allegedly stealing approximately…
  • Apr 22

    Recovery of Losses in Gulf Coast Rig & Equipment

    Recovery of Losses in Gulf Coast Rig & Equipment
    Have you suffered investment losses in Gulf Coast Rig & Equipment? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. Unfortunately for many investors the risks associated with private placements may have been understated and misrepresented…
Rank this Week: 464

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Apr 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Committing Crimes While In Prison:  An habitual felon currently serving time in an Oklahoma prison has plead guilty to filing fraudulent federal tax returns netting over $219,000 while in the California prison in Susanville.  Cathy…
  • Apr 24

    Priorities for the New Attorney General

    Priorities for the New Attorney General
    The Crime Report is published daily by the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.  It includes investigative articles by a number or veteran crime reporters, plus…
  • Apr 23

    Why We Have the Death Penalty, Vol. MMM

    Why We Have the Death Penalty, Vol. MMM
    I wrote a few days ago to emphasize an item it might have been easy to miss in the News Scan.  I do so again today.  My reason for both entries is the same:  They give concrete examples of why...
Rank this Week: 136

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    International Association of Bioethics, 13th World Congress Edinburgh

    International Association of Bioethics, 13th World Congress Edinburgh
    The 13th World Congress of Bioethics will be in Edinburgh from 14 - 17 June, 2016.  
  • Apr 24

    Law, Religion, and Health in America

    Law, Religion, and Health in America
    I am looking forward to participating in this conference in a few weeks at Harvard. 2015 Annual ConferenceLaw, Religion, and Health in America May 8 - 9, 2015 Conference Description Religion and medicine have historically gone…
  • Apr 23

    Baby F - Oklahoma Supreme Court Requires Clear & Convincing Evidence to Stop Life Support

    Baby F - Oklahoma Supreme Court Requires Clear & Convincing Evidence to Stop Life Support
    This week, the Oklahoma Supreme Court issued its opinion in the Baby F case.  The court held that for children in DHS custody, Oklahoma courts may authorize the withdrawal of life-sustainingmedical treatment or the denial CPR only…
Rank this Week: 824

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/
  • Apr 24

    DC Circuit Creates a Split in the Circuits: DC Anti-SLAPP Law Does Not Apply in Diversity

    DC Circuit Creates a Split in the Circuits: DC Anti-SLAPP Law Does Not Apply in Diversity
    by Paul Alan Levy Over the past couple of decades, federal courts have a uniform answer to the question whether state anti-SLAPP statutes applied when state law claims were pursued in federal court. Anti-SLAPP statutes give the defendants in…
  • Apr 24

    NYT on TPP and secrecy

    NYT on TPP and secrecy
    We've discussed before some of the troubling aspects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here's another one: the fact it's being negotiated in secret. As a Times op-ed argues, [T]he secrecy of trade negotiations does not just hide information…
  • Apr 23

    Title VII's anti-retaliation provision covers telling a sexual harasser to stop

    Title VII's anti-retaliation provision covers telling a sexual harasser to stop
    In a ruling that seems too obvious to have been the subject of debate (though it was), the Sixth Circuit held this week that Title VII's protection against being subject to discrimination "because [the employee] opposed . . . an...
Rank this Week: 270

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: 485

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Apr 24

    LinkedIn’s “Reference Search” Service Doesn’t Violate Fair Credit Reporting Act–Sweet v. LinkedIn

    LinkedIn’s “Reference Search” Service Doesn’t Violate Fair Credit Reporting Act–Sweet v. LinkedIn
    Plaintiffs alleged that potential employers found references about them through LinkedIn’s Reference Searches functions, they were denied employment as a result, and thus LinkedIn violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. LinkedIn users,…
  • Apr 23

    Mixed Ruling in Competitive Keyword Advertising Case–Goldline v. Regal

    Mixed Ruling in Competitive Keyword Advertising Case–Goldline v. Regal
    The lawsuit’s principal participants are rivals in the precious metals and coin industry. The defendant organization, Regal, has an affiliate program, and it appears that some affiliates bought competitive keyword advertising using the…
  • Apr 22

    Europe’s Antitrust Move Against Google: A Linkwrap

    Europe’s Antitrust Move Against Google: A Linkwrap
    For outside observers, it’s always thrilling to see two elephants like the EC and Google go tusk-to-tusk in a high-stakes battle. Normally, the government holds the edge in such clashes; after all, their enforcement resources are…
Rank this Week: 210

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    LSA Hurst Award to Sharafi

    LSA Hurst Award to Sharafi
    The Law and Society Association has announced the winners of its 2015 awards. We're excited to see that recent guest blogger Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin) picked up the J. Willard Hurst Award for the best book in Socio-Legal…
  • Apr 24

    Call for Submissions: ASLH Student Research Colloquium 2015

    Call for Submissions: ASLH Student Research Colloquium 2015
    [We have the following announcement.]Graduate students and their faculty mentors take note:The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) will host a Student Research Colloquium (SRC) on Wednesday, October 28, and Thursday, October 29, 2015,…
  • Apr 24

    OAH Book Prize

    OAH Book Prize
    The following book prizes were awarded at the recent annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians.   Mary Jurich Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender HistoryLisa Marguerite Tetrault, Carnegie Mellon University,…
Rank this Week: 135

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

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

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Apr 24

    The Social Impact of Child Abuse

    The Social Impact of Child Abuse
    Beyond the individual, research has shown that child abuse carries serious implications that can be observed throughout the surrounding community.
  • Apr 24

    Danish Study Links Zofran to Heart Defect

    Danish Study Links Zofran to Heart Defect
    A Danish study has found that use of Zofran during pregnancy potentially doubles the baby's risk of being born with a heart defects.
  • Apr 24

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run
    A Corpus Christi woman has agreed to take a deal and plead guilty to a hit-and-run accident that left a man dead and a woman with severe brain damage.
Rank this Week: 650

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 113

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
  • Apr 24

    Annova Files Draft Resource Reports for Proposed Brownsville LNG Export Terminal

    Annova Files Draft Resource Reports for Proposed Brownsville LNG Export Terminal
    Annova has filed with FERC Preliminary Draft Resource Reports No. 1 (General Project Description) and 10 (Alternatives) for its proposed Annova LNG Brownsville export project on the southern bank of the Brownsville Ship Channel at mile marker…
  • Apr 24

    Meridian LNG Holdings to Move Forward on Tolling Agreement with Magnolia LNG

    Meridian LNG Holdings to Move Forward on Tolling Agreement with Magnolia LNG
    Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, 100% owner of Magnolia LNG, LLC (Magnolia), announced that it has been notified by Meridian LNG Holdings Corp. (Meridian LNG) that Meridian LNG intends to move forward on the completion of a 20‐year…
  • Apr 24

    Toho Gas Enters Into Heads of Agreement with Mitsubishi Subsidiary for Cameron LNG Supplie

    Toho Gas Enters Into Heads of Agreement with Mitsubishi Subsidiary for Cameron LNG Supplie
    Japanese gas company Toho Gas Co., Ltd. (Toho) has announced that it has entered into a Heads of Agreement with Diamond Gas International Pte. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, for the purchase of LNG produced at the Cameron…
Rank this Week: 200

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 24

    Walter Scott and The Child Support System

    Walter Scott and The Child Support System
    In the blizzard of publicity surrounding the murder of Walter Scott, the unarmed African-American who was shot in the back as he ran from a routine traffic stop, the media has somewhat belatedly discovered the criminalization of child support…
  • Apr 24

    Call for Papers–AALS Section on Law and Sport

    Call for Papers–AALS Section on Law and Sport
    The AALS Section on Law and Sports is pleased to announce the inaugural AALS Section on Law and Sports Award to recognize an individual that has made a substantial and significant contribution to scholarship, teaching, and/or service in the…
  • Apr 24

    Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual: An Opportunity for the Supreme Court to Correct the Problems of ERISA Preemption

    Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual: An Opportunity for the Supreme Court to Correct the Problems of ERISA Preemption
    The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the Solicitor General whether the Court should grant certiorari in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. If the Court hears Gobeille, the Court will confront an important choice for the future of…
Rank this Week: 120

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Online Privacy: international report

    Online Privacy: international report
    A recent report from the Global Commission on Internet Governance states that online privacy protection should be built around a “social compact” that will safeguard the digital economy by boosting security and trust in…
  • Apr 16

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc
    The latest Update on HathiTrust Activities  announces that the US Federal Government Documents Initiative report is now available, reporting on the status of the Hathi govdocs initiative as well as recommendations for future action and…
  • Apr 15

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow
    ABA Techshow takes place in Chicago April 16-18. For those of us who aren't able to attend, Attorney at Work has a "Scouting Report" on some of the highlights.  
Rank this Week: 648

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 37

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 366

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    FORMAL APPEAL RIGHTS FOR CONDITIONAL PAYMENTS FOR APPLICABLE PLANS

    FORMAL APPEAL RIGHTS FOR CONDITIONAL PAYMENTS FOR APPLICABLE PLANS
    For Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) recovery demand letters issued on or after April 28, 2015 to liability insurance (including self-insurance), no-fault insurance, or a workers’ compensation entity as the debtor, these entities will now…
  • Apr 21

    RAC Program Revisions Necessitate Appeals Process Review

    RAC Program Revisions Necessitate Appeals Process Review
    In 2013, almost $4 billion in improper Medicare payments were identified and returned.[1] This staggering number can be attributed to the work of the Recovery Audit Program. The Recovery Audit Program was initially authorized by the Medicare…
  • Apr 14

    What Constitutes “Demonstration of Responsibility” in a PIP Claim?

    What Constitutes “Demonstration of Responsibility” in a PIP Claim?
    My understanding of PIP is that it pays regardless of fault.  In fact, Progressive Insurance’s website states:  “PIP Insurance pays for your personal medical expenses or for injuries sustained by your passengers –…
Rank this Week: 436

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 357