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Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

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

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

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor

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

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

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case
    Commerzbank is suing Wells Fargo (WFC) for losses sustained on failed mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The German finance firm claims the California lending giant did not properly supervise MBS during the housing bubble, which Commerzbank…
  • Nov 29

    SAC Capital Advisers Concludes Final Insider Trading Case By Agreeing to Pay $135M to Elan Corp. Investor

    SAC Capital Advisers Concludes Final Insider Trading Case By Agreeing to Pay $135M to Elan Corp. Investor
    Stephen A. Cohen and SAC Capital will pay a group of Elan Corp. investors $135M to settle their insider trading case against him and the firm. The plaintiffs had contended that sustained they financial losses because of insider trading that…
Rank this Week: 468

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 3

    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case"

    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case"
    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times. Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court to Review Lexmark's Power to Prevent Resale of…
  • Dec 3

    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote"

    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote"
    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote": Michael Wines has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
  • Dec 3

    "Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight."

    "Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight."
    "Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight." Stephanie Saul has this front page article in today's edition of The New York Times. Earlier, Azeen Ghorayshi of BuzzFeed News reported that "University Will Sue Its…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Dec 3

    Waste Not, Forfeit Not

    Waste Not, Forfeit Not
    Mongeon Bay Properties LLC v. Malletts Bay Homeowner’s Association, 2016 VT 64By Thomas M. Kester “Liquid sunshine” can dampen anyone’s camping spirit. Allan Sherman waxed that…
  • Nov 20

    Whose Line is it Anyway?

    Whose Line is it Anyway?
    I'm Mr. Seagull and I neitherapprove nor disapprove of this summary. I'm just a bird with an expression that vaguely resembles the famous McKayla Maroney shot from 2012State v. B.C., 2016 VT 66By Andrew DelaneyOnce a criminal…
  • Nov 19

    It’s Raining, It’s Pouring . . . Is The Old Culvert Diverting?

    It’s Raining, It’s Pouring . . . Is The Old Culvert Diverting?
    Regan v. Spector, 2016 VT 116By Thomas M. Kester The issue in this case is surface-water redirection. There is a hillside dissected by two roads and property lots below the top road are owned by the Regans and Spectors (Regans live…
Rank this Week: 826

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 32

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 110

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 3

    Call for Stricter State Action on Elder Abuse by Guardian

    Call for Stricter State Action on Elder Abuse by Guardian
    On Wednesday, a Senate committee called for stricter state action to cut down on elder financial abuse by guardians. The General Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, also noted a lack of state monitoring on elder…
  • Dec 2

    Life Insurance Policy Locator Service

    Life Insurance Policy Locator Service
    The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) offers services to assist consumers in locating life insurance policies and annuity contracts of a deceased family member or close relationship. When a request is received, the NAIC…
  • Dec 2

    Little Girl Wakes Up from Coma Days Before Doctors Planned to End Life Support

    Little Girl Wakes Up from Coma Days Before Doctors Planned to End Life Support
    In September, doctors told the parents of a one-year-old girl that she was facing death due to a virus attack on her nervous system and that they would need to put her in an induced coma. The doctors predicted that...
Rank this Week: 42

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/
  • Dec 3

    [Ilya Somin] New Zealand legalizes compensation for organ donor

    [Ilya Somin] New Zealand legalizes compensation for organ donor
    Flag of New Zealand. The government of New Zealand recently passed a law legalizing compensation for organ donors: “The Bill effectively removes what is known to be one of the single greatest barriers to live organ donation in…
  • Dec 2

    [Eugene Volokh] Australian judge requires female Muslim witness to testify without a veil

    [Eugene Volokh] Australian judge requires female Muslim witness to testify without a veil
    The Guardian (Paul Farrell) reports, and includes the full text of the decision: This is a claim by four plaintiffs for damages for injuries each of them say they sustained during the execution of a search warrant at their home on 18…
  • Dec 2

    [Eugene Volokh] The upcoming Trump administration, the Carrier deal and the rule of law

    [Eugene Volokh] The upcoming Trump administration, the Carrier deal and the rule of law
    Two interesting op-eds in The Post today about President-elect Trump and the Carrier deal. Here’s an excerpt from Steven Pearlstein’s op-ed defending the deal: Now comes Donald Trump — in the public mind, a successful…
Rank this Week: 8

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 18

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Dec 3

    ¿Cuál es la relación del sistema nervioso con el cáncer de próstata?

    ¿Cuál es la relación del sistema nervioso con el cáncer de próstata?
    Xalapa, Veracruz. (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- La doctora María Elena Hernández Aguilar, especialista del Centro de Investigaciones Cerebrales (Cice) adjunto a la Universidad Veracruzana (UV), trabaja en el proyecto…
  • Dec 2

    Estudiantes desarrollan cosméticos con tuna y pitahaya

    Estudiantes desarrollan cosméticos con tuna y pitahaya
    Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Peñamiller es uno de los 18 municipios que pertenecen al estado de Querétaro. Se localiza geográficamente al norte del estado, en…
  • Dec 2

    Desarrolla UAQ levaduras para la industria vitivinícola

    Desarrolla UAQ levaduras para la industria vitivinícola
    Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- La Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ), a través de la Facultad de Química, desarrolla un proyecto de…
Rank this Week: 782

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: 224

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: 136

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/
  • Dec 3

    Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash

    Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash
    Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash I'm Ed Smith, an Elk Grove auto accident attorney. One person has passed away in a wrong-way vehicular collision involving four vehicles in Elk Grove on the…
  • Dec 3

    Worst Driver Statistic

    Worst Driver Statistic
    Worst Driver Statistics Worst Driver Statistics Worst Driver Statistics I'm Ed Smith, a Brentwood auto accident attorney. If you a resident of California, you are no stranger to the common stereotype that Californians are the worst…
  • Dec 2

    Fairfield Multiple Vehicle Crash

    Fairfield Multiple Vehicle Crash
    Fairfield Multiple Vehicle Crash Hi, I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield auto accident attorney. On Friday, November 26, 2016, a crash involving multiple cars occurred in Fairfield on the westbound portion of Interstate 80. This caused…
Rank this Week: 369

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Dec 3

    Trebilcock and Daniels on Trade Adjustment Assistance

    Trebilcock and Daniels on Trade Adjustment Assistance
    An important proposal here.
  • Dec 1

    Carrier and President-Elect Trump

    Carrier and President-Elect Trump
    This is from the Washington Post: Trump’s strategy secured an early victory this week when the president-elect persuaded air-conditioning manufacturer Carrier not to move up to 1,000 jobs from Indiana to Mexico. The negotiation was an…
  • Nov 30

    Trump's Commerce Secretary

    Trump's Commerce Secretary
    This is from CNBC: Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Commerce secretary, told CNBC on Wednesday he wants to overhaul "dumb trade" deals that the U.S. has with countries around the world. "Believe it or not, Mexico has…
Rank this Week: 421

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/
  • Dec 3

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Benjamin Wittes offered a defense of libertarian panic as a response to the Trump administration. He also shared journalist Jonathan Rauch’s query for input from Lawfare readers concerning how to identify when the Trump administration…
  • Dec 2

    Donald Trump’s Historic Phone Call with Taiwan’s Tsai Ying-wen

    Donald Trump’s Historic Phone Call with Taiwan’s Tsai Ying-wen
    In a diplomatic bombshell that could rock Sino-American relations, President-elect Donald Trump spoke with President Tsai Ying-wen of Taiwan on Friday. According to the transition team, Trump and Tsai “noted the close economic,…
  • Dec 2

    Is Lawfare Changing?

    Is Lawfare Changing?
    Has Lawfare changed?  It turns out quite a few people think so, judging both by the private messages that have been coming to the founders of the site (me, Jack, and Ben) and by the post that Brett Max Kaufman put up at Just…
Rank this Week: 76

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 3

    WSJ:Taxes Under Trump—Almost Everyone Pays Less, The Richest Pay A Lot Le

    WSJ:Taxes Under Trump—Almost Everyone Pays Less, The Richest Pay A Lot Le
    Wall Street Journal Tax Report: Taxes Under Trump: Almost Everyone Pays Less and the Richest Pay a Lot Less, by Laura Saunders: Steven Mnuchin, the likely next Treasury secretary, this week said rich U.S. taxpayers won’t get “an absolute…
  • Dec 3

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1304: 'The IRS Has Never Stopped Targeting Conservatives'

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1304: 'The IRS Has Never Stopped Targeting Conservatives'
    The Federalist, Despite Investigations, Obama’s IRS Has Never Stopped Targeting Conservatives: The next Tea Party scandal is not only coming, it may already be happening. When it does, the charade will begin anew, and no one will pay a…
  • Dec 2

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup
    This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses multi-level marketing business deductions. Big Hummer isn’t the same as a big deduction. I have long been a doubter of…
Rank this Week: 59

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    What Proves Bad Faith?

    What Proves Bad Faith?
    For insurance lawyers, the above question captures the ultimate question.  Most cases do not involve bad faith.  They are simple breaches of the insurance contract.  The Northern District, Dallas Division discussed the law in a…
  • Dec 1

    Bad Faith And Claim Denial

    Bad Faith And Claim Denial
    Bad faith attorneys need to know when bad faith in insurance occurs and when it does not.  A 1995, Texas Supreme Court case is worth reading.  It is styled, Republic Insurance Co. v. Stoker. The Stokers were involved in a chain…
  • Dec 1

    Bad Faith And Claim Denial

    Bad Faith And Claim Denial
    Bad faith attorneys need to know when bad faith in insurance occurs and when it does not.  A 1995, Texas Supreme Court case is worth reading.  It is styled, Republic Insurance Co. v. Stoker. The Stokers were involved in a chain…
Rank this Week: 353

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 68

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Beckles v. United States Moore v. Texas Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • Dec 2

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC 16-499 Issue: Whether the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, categorically forecloses corporate liability.
  • Dec 2

    Court adds new cases to merits docket

    Court adds new cases to merits docket
    Today the Supreme Court added seven new cases, for a total of five hours of oral argument, to its merits docket for this term. The cases cover a range of issues, from a divorced couple’s dispute over military retirement pay to the scope…
Rank this Week: 10

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
Rank this Week: 952

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 21

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 654

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A New Book from Sandrine Sorlin

    Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A New Book from Sandrine Sorlin
    Sandrine Sorlin, University of Aix-Marseille, has published Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A Pragma-Stylistic Perspective (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016). Here from the publisher's website is a description of the book's contents.…
  • Dec 2

    A New Book on Lawyers in Fiction

    A New Book on Lawyers in Fiction
    New from Palgrave Macmillan: Lars Ole Sauerberg, The Legal Thriller From Gardner To Grisham: See You In Court! (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Here's a description of the contents from the publisher's website. This book offers a critically…
  • Dec 2

    Atuahene @ProfAtuahene on Takings as a Sociolegel Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Lo

    Atuahene @ProfAtuahene on Takings as a Sociolegel Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Lo
    Bernadette Atuahene, Chicago-Kent Coolege of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, has published Takings as a Sociolegal Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Loss at 12 Annual Review of Law and Social Science 171…
Rank this Week: 764

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 3

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In
    In the “early days*” of body cams, there were mostly voices proclaiming how they would be the magic bullet that changes everything. After all, seeing is believing, and we would now be able to see what really happened rather than…
  • Dec 3

    Don’t Hang Michael Slager

    Don’t Hang Michael Slager
    The jury foreman, the only black person on the jury, got right to the point: “It’s just one juror that has the issues.” His note was to tell Judge  Clifton B. Newman that the jury was deadlocked. Hung is what we…
  • Dec 2

    Really? Yes, Really, You’re Part of Your Problem

    Really? Yes, Really, You’re Part of Your Problem
    The title to the op-ed stands in contrast to the substance, as the former is the sort of insipid snark favored by children in response to a serious question. Really, You’re Blaming Transgender People for Trump? The content, on the other…
Rank this Week: 89

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 256

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Dec 3

    Best Week, Worst Week: Northrop Grumman deal also a gain for Md. teachers; Gino’s slapped with a lawsuit

    Best Week, Worst Week: Northrop Grumman deal also a gain for Md. teachers; Gino’s slapped with a lawsuit
      A deal that approved a $20 million package of state aid for Northrop Grumman was not only good news for the Bethesda-based defense contractor but for state teachers as well. Meanwhile, Gino’s Burgers & Chicken in Towson found…
  • Dec 2

    Tammi Thomas | TEDCO

    Tammi Thomas | TEDCO
    Tammi Thomas has joined the Maryland Technology Development Corp. as its vice president for marketing. She is responsible for the organization’s marketing and communications strategy and will contribute to TEDCO’s organizational…
  • Dec 2

    Theresa Diefendorf and Kip Koolage | Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

    Theresa Diefendorf and Kip Koolage | Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced that Theresa Diefendorf and Kip Koolage have become affiliated agents with the company’s Ocean City 64th Street office. Information in Movers and Shakers is provided by the submitter. To…
Rank this Week: 75

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 3

    India & Hague Abduction Convention

    India & Hague Abduction Convention
    From the Indian Express: After much deliberation, the Union government has decided that India will not ratify the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (1980). Signing the multilateral treaty would have meant…
  • Dec 2

    Man must continue to pay child support for son he claimed was his, court hold

    Man must continue to pay child support for son he claimed was his, court hold
    From The Indiana Lawyer: A divided Court of Appeals panel has affirmed an order requiring a non-biological father to pay child support for his wife’s child, finding that because the man supported the child throughout his life, he is…
  • Dec 1

    Kansas Case on Sperm Donor

    Kansas Case on Sperm Donor
    From CBS News: A Kansas judge has ruled that a Topeka man who donated sperm so two women could have a baby together isn’t legally the child’s father and doesn’t have to provide financial support. ... Marotta answered a Craigslist...
Rank this Week: 386

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Dec 3

    New Rule for Hospital

    New Rule for Hospital
    NPR reported on what hospitals can and do tell patients looking for information on long term care alternatives.  “For years, many hospitals simply have given patients a list of all the skilled nursing facilities near where they…
  • Dec 2

    Canada’s Nursing Shortage

    Canada’s Nursing Shortage
    The Ottawa Citizen reported the shortage of nursing staff is affecting the quality of care in Canada’s nursing homes.  “A study by SafeCare BC found 60 per cent of long-term residential care homes that participated in…
  • Dec 1

    S.C. Nurses Can Unionize

    S.C. Nurses Can Unionize
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in Palmetto v NLRB that registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) at a nursing home in South Carolina were not supervisors and could therefore lawfully…
Rank this Week: 209

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 993

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 637

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer
    From the Safe Food People at NC State – “Well Done” For Immediate Release December 1, 2016 Ben Chapman  |  919.515.8099 Matt Shipman  |  919.515.6386 Front-line staff, such as servers…
  • Dec 2

    Oysters Strike – Again

    Oysters Strike – Again
    Vancouver Island Health says norovirus is likely to blame after more than 100 people who ate raw oysters in Tofino earlier this month fell ill. Roughly 120 people, many of whom... Continue Reading
  • Dec 2

    Another Foodborne Outbreak Linked to Thanksgiving

    Another Foodborne Outbreak Linked to Thanksgiving
    The Monroe County Department of Public Health has closed the Golden Ponds Restaurant and Party House, at 500 Long Pond Road in Greece. The restaurant was closed Friday after as many as... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 27

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Dec 3

    An object lesson in the perils of private enforcement

    An object lesson in the perils of private enforcement
    There are always policy questions about the degree to which public regulation should be enforced by government actors, by private actors, or by a combination of both. In securities law, for example, striking the right balance is a perennial…
  • Dec 2

    Faith and Work in Universitie

    Faith and Work in Universitie
    Earlier, I focused on the faith and work movement in churches, and I plan to add to that post over coming weeks. In this post, I will start aggregating information on faith and work in universities. I plan to list...
  • Dec 2

    See you next week

    See you next week
    I'm in the midst of grading 110 exams while traveling on an ill-timed but worthwhile weekend trip to an orphanage in Haiti. I'm sure you can feel my pain. I'll see you next week with some possible reflections on corporate...
Rank this Week: 621

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 22 November

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 22 November
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: I have been a bit preoccupied over the past few weeks what with one thing and another, and I see that this resulted in my forgetting to do last week’s roundup!  I only noticed when I came to do…
  • Dec 1

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #276

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #276
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: [Ben Reeve Lewis cares about the plant, but …) I care about the planet. I hate corporate greed and how it affects the Ozone layer, I hate the notion of factory farming and what it does to the…
  • Dec 1

    Do you HAVE to serve your section 21 notice on a rent day?

    Do you HAVE to serve your section 21 notice on a rent day?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: People are always asking this, or questions based on this. They seem to be obsessed with serving the notice on a particular day. It has never been thus. It’s not the day you serve the notice that…
Rank this Week: 606

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: 5

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Speaking of Dying - End of Life Planning Workshop Minnesota

    Speaking of Dying - End of Life Planning Workshop Minnesota
  • Dec 2

    Respecting Choices and Disabilities Groups Collaborate on Decision Aid

    Respecting Choices and Disabilities Groups Collaborate on Decision Aid
    It is wonderful to see disability organizations working together with advance care planning leader Respecting Choices. Some disability advocates expressed concerns that certain Respecting Choices decision aids (regarding medical nutritional…
  • Dec 1

    Critical Care Canada Forum 2016

    Critical Care Canada Forum 2016
    Presentations from the 2016 Critical Care Forum are now posted to the website.   These include two by Bernat on brain death, one by Rubenfeld on the Rasouli case, and others on intensivist variability and end-of-life care.
Rank this Week: 142

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Dec 3

    The Case Against Fiduciary Entity Veil Piercing

    The Case Against Fiduciary Entity Veil Piercing
    When two of the nation’s leading business law jurists question a judge-made doctrine of a relatively recent vintage for giving rise “to a particularly odd pattern of routine veil piercing,” one senses that a doctrinal change…
  • Dec 2

    Proxy Access Test Drive Hits a Wall

    Proxy Access Test Drive Hits a Wall
    You probably recall that, on November 9, 2016, GAMCO Asset Management Inc. (entity affiliated with activist investor Mario Gabelli) and certain affiliates used the proxy access bylaws recently adopted at National Fuel Gas Company, an…
  • Dec 2

    Why Enron Remains Relevant

    Why Enron Remains Relevant
    The fifteenth anniversary of the Enron bankruptcy (December 2, 2001) provides an excellent opportunity for the general counsel to review with a new generation of corporate officers and directors the problematic board conduct that proved to…
Rank this Week: 61

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 47

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Dec 2

    Restaurant menu labeling took effect Dec. 1, and then it did not

    Restaurant menu labeling took effect Dec. 1, and then it did not
    New restaurant menu labeling requirements took effect Dec. 1 or maybe not. Forty-eight hours ahead of that date, the Food and Drug Administration issued a notice “clarifying ” that Dec. 1 is now the “compliance” date…
  • Dec 2

    FDA finds Listeria at Royal Seafood Baza Inc.; herring recalled

    FDA finds Listeria at Royal Seafood Baza Inc.; herring recalled
    Royal Seafood Baza Inc. has stopped production and is recalling an undisclosed volume of 22 different herring products with shelf lives through February 2017 because federal inspectors found Listeria in the company’s plant. The…
  • Dec 2

    Diarrhea reports after Thanksgiving dinner prompts restaurant closure

    Diarrhea reports after Thanksgiving dinner prompts restaurant closure
    The Golden Ponds Restaurant and Party House located at 500 Long Pond Road in Greece, NY was closed Nov 26 by the Monroe Department of Public Health. The public was notified by a sign posted on the the restaurant’s door. It said:…
Rank this Week: 265

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 26

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Chicago-Kent notes Christopher Schmidt's receipt of the ASLH's Surrency Prize in this press release.  Congratulations to Harvard Law's Kenneth Mack upon his election to the American Law Institute.The University of Minnesota Law Library…
  • Dec 2

    The Stanford-Penn 10th International Junior Faculty Forum

    The Stanford-Penn 10th International Junior Faculty Forum
    [The Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School announce their Tenth International Junior Faculty Forum with the following call for papers.]Sponsored by Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School,…
  • Dec 1

    Charles Donahue Honored

    Charles Donahue Honored
    Charles Donahue (HLS)We missed the Harvard Law School’s conference in honor of the Charles Donahue, the Paul A. Freund Professor of Law, when it was held back in October, but Harvard Law Today has just posted a nice report. …
Rank this Week: 174

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/
  • Dec 2

    Didwania on Copyright Protection & Cumulative Use of Music

    Didwania on Copyright Protection & Cumulative Use of Music
    Stephanie Holmes Didwania (Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management) has posted Copyright Protection and Cumulative Creation: Evidence from Early Twentieth Century Music on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper uses data from…
  • Dec 2

    Matthews on Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

    Matthews on Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movement
    Daniel Charles Matthews (University of Hong Kong) has posted The Nomos of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement (The Legal and Political Significance of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements: Critical Neighbours (Routledge, 2017…
  • Dec 2

    Fetsch on Occupational Licensing & the Formerly Incarcerated

    Fetsch on Occupational Licensing & the Formerly Incarcerated
    Emily Fetsch (Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation) has posted No Bars: Unlocking the Economic Power of the Formerly Incarcerated on SSRN. Here is the abstract: One in three Americans has a criminal record. Given the significant size of this…
Rank this Week: 34

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 2

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death
    It was 23 years ago today that Pablo Escobar was assassinated on a rooftop in Medellin, Colombia. Ex-DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena, who served as consultants to the series Narcos, are still cashing in, now embarking on a world…
  • Dec 2

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe
    Europol's counter-terrorism unit ECTC has released a new report on the changing tactics of ISIS. The report is called Changes in Modus Operandi of IS revisited and is available here. Among the key findings: [More...] In addition to…
  • Dec 2

    Trump Picks Defense Secretary, Retired Gen. Matti

    Trump Picks Defense Secretary, Retired Gen. Matti
    I haven't followed the news about Retired Gen. James Mattis. In reading he was chosen by Donald Trump to be Defense Secretary, I read a few things today. He and Trump likely get on famously. They both make appalling comments. Mattis…
Rank this Week: 2

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Forget coffins! This company will swirl you into beautiful glass creations when you die

    Forget coffins! This company will swirl you into beautiful glass creations when you die
    The funeral industry has come a long way and it seems to come up with more and more innovative ideas. The newest fad is have a spoonful of your cremated ashes added to a glass mixture that is swirled into a lovely, individual glass orb. Each…
  • Nov 28

    Not as they intended: Estate plans gone wrong

    Not as they intended: Estate plans gone wrong
    Estate planners like me are always telling people to make their plans and get them onto paper in the right way. But even planned estates occasionally go off the rails. Sometimes it's because of an essential detail that got lost in the…
  • Nov 24

    Corona Beer founder Antonino Fernandez makes entire village millionaires in his will

    Corona Beer founder Antonino Fernandez makes entire village millionaires in his will
    In August 2016, billionaire Antonino Fernandez died at age 98. In his will, he left his entire fortune to the folks who live in the village of Cerezales del Condado, where Mr. Fernandez had grown up in a large, very poor family. Each villager…
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The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Dec 2

    Our Noble Cousin: The Octopus - WSJ

    Our Noble Cousin: The Octopus - WSJ
    In “Other Minds,” Peter Godfrey-Smith, a philosopher at CUNY and an avid scuba diver, has given us a smoothly written and captivating account of the octopus and its brethren, as observed by humans. He celebrates the cephalopods:…
  • Dec 2

    Annual holiday party for fashion industry canceled because Donald Trump won the election - LA Time

    Annual holiday party for fashion industry canceled because Donald Trump won the election - LA Time
    Alas when she did not win the duo, who wrote, “So confident we were of her victory, we designed and printed the attached invitation before Nov. 8th,” were presumably in that “liberal bubble” the likes of Michael Moore…
  • Dec 2

    Trump Carrier Bailout – Economically Unsound | National Review

    Trump Carrier Bailout – Economically Unsound | National Review
    One particularly tough and indigestible nugget of talk-radio stupidity afflicting the guts of conservatism is the idea that there is some sort of fundamental difference between bribing a business with tax cuts and bribing it with a…
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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: 4