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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

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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…
  • Jul 30

    OTC Markets 101 – The Basics of Listing

    OTC Markets 101 – The Basics of Listing
    Going Public LawyerPosted by Brenda Hamilton, Securities and Going Public Lawyer OTC Markets Group (“OTC Markets”) requires companies seeking quotation of their securities on the OTCQB® Venture Stage Marketplace…
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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
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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…
  • Jul 22

    Employees of American Century and New York Life Sue over Excessive Fees with 401(K) Lawsuit

    Employees of American Century and New York Life Sue over Excessive Fees with 401(K) Lawsuit
    Another two asset management firms are the subject of separate (401)K lawsuits filed by their employees . The plaintiffs claim that American Century and New York Life, respectively, charged excessive fees in their retirement savings…
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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…
  • Jul 27

    Bondholders Sue Puerto Rico As Debt Talks Falter

    Bondholders Sue Puerto Rico As Debt Talks Falter
    A group of hedge funds in New York that invested in Puerto Rico general obligation bonds are suing the island’s government. The bond lawsuit came just days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment due,…
Rank this Week: 258

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/
  • Aug 6

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate in Wrongful Death Case Against Nursing Home

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate in Wrongful Death Case Against Nursing Home
    The administrator of the estate of a man who died because of nursing home neglect is represented by Levin & Perconti. A lawsuit was filed against Renaissance at 87th Street and their service company alleging inadequate care caused a…
  • Jul 28

    Insufficient Nursing Home Care Blamed for Death of Resident

    Insufficient Nursing Home Care Blamed for Death of Resident
    Nursing homes are required to follow specific rules and procedures to keep residents safe. Unfortunately, sometimes a nursing home fails to abide by the law and an injury or death is the result. In one recent case, a woman resident died after…
  • Jul 26

    Mandatory Arbitration Has No Place in Providing Adequate Nursing Home Care

    Mandatory Arbitration Has No Place in Providing Adequate Nursing Home Care
    A New York Times op-ed that was recently published criticized the proposed rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which would not ban mandatory arbitration in nursing home care disputes. Pre-dispute arbitration clauses in…
Rank this Week: 123

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Dallas Hospitals Billing for DWI Blood Draws?

    Dallas Hospitals Billing for DWI Blood Draws?
    Medicine kind of sucks these days, for all the magic of life saving pills and procedures nothing can make you broke faster than the medical industry. As a lawyer we have multiple ethics rules covering what fees we can charge, and how they…
  • Jul 30

    When is a person under arrest in Texas?

    When is a person under arrest in Texas?
    One of the most common questions I get from potential clients is “the officer didn’t read me my rights, does that matter?” Often it doesn’t, and the reason is the police only have to read Mirandize you when you are…
  • Jun 24

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.
    By now you know that you should never consent to a search of your car. But what if you actually have a joint in the console (terrible hiding place by the way), or you are a mule and worried the popo will find the package? Same advice, just…
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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/
  • Jul 30

    U.S. Supreme Court Job Approval Rating Ties Record Low

    U.S. Supreme Court Job Approval Rating Ties Record Low
    PRINCETON, N.J. -- The U.S. Supreme Court's 42% job approval rating is down slightly from September and matches the low point in Gallup's 16-year trend, recorded in June 2005. The Supreme Court's approval ratings have not been above 50%…
  • Jul 30

    Muslims Refuse To Bury Priest Killer Kermiche

    Muslims Refuse To Bury Priest Killer Kermiche
    Community leaders in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said they did not want to "taint" Islam by having any association with Adel Kermiche, the 19-year-old jihadist who killed Fr Jacques Hamel in his hometown in northern France. via news.sky.com
  • Jul 30

    Own John Kerry’s Yacht, ‘Isabel,’ for $3.9 Million – RealClearLife

    Own John Kerry’s Yacht, ‘Isabel,’ for $3.9 Million – RealClearLife
    Secretary of State John Kerry and his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry are selling their 76-foot sailing yacht Isabel for $3.9 million. Designed and built by Friendship Yachts, Isabel is the largest yacht model of its kind that can be piloted...
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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: 6

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 840

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/
  • Jul 30

    [Ilya Somin] How Trump strengthens the forces of political correctne

    [Ilya Somin] How Trump strengthens the forces of political correctne
    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in San Diego, California, U.S. May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Many of Donald Trump’s defenders love his attacks on “political…
  • Jul 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Is Tammy Wynette’s widower’s widow a public figure?

    [Eugene Volokh] Is Tammy Wynette’s widower’s widow a public figure?
    Tammy Wynette and her ex-husband George Jones at the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville in 1995. (Jeff Mitchell/Files/REUTERS) Tammy Wynette’s widower’s widow is a limited purpose public figure when it comes to…
  • Jul 29

    [Ilya Somin] My article on the politics of five major science fiction and fantasy serie

    [Ilya Somin] My article on the politics of five major science fiction and fantasy serie
    After the GOP and Democratic conventions, even many of us who follow politics closely might need a break from this year’s awful presidential election. If you are one of them, you might be interested in my new article on the politics of…
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Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Rick Perry backs #BlackLivesMatter, and other storie

    Rick Perry backs #BlackLivesMatter, and other storie
    A few odds and ends related to police accountability: Rick Perry; Why conservatives should embrace Black Lives MatterGo read Rick Perry's remarkable speech to the American Legislative Exchange Council in Indianapolis. (The missus was in…
  • Jul 27

    Podcast: New Texas death-in-custody data online

    Podcast: New Texas death-in-custody data online
    Grits contributing writer Amanda Woog, who is a postdoctoral fellow at the UT-Austin Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, has made a curated version of Texas' death-in-custody database available for the first time online. See her…
  • Jul 27

    Victoria jail ignores nutritionist limits on serving cold food

    Victoria jail ignores nutritionist limits on serving cold food
    No longer do Victoria County Jail inmates receive "three hots and a cot," as the saying goes. The Sheriff switched to cold food only in the jail, eliminating all hot meals after inmates on work detail were caught making jailhouse hooch.…
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Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article on Important Features of Your Farm Succession Plan

    Article on Important Features of Your Farm Succession Plan
    Paul Goeringer recently published an Article entitled, Property Ownership and Transferring Are Important Features of Your Farm Succession Plan, (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: How property is owned can impact your farm…
  • Jul 29

    Article on Appropriate Scope of Contractibility with Fiduciary Loyalty

    Article on Appropriate Scope of Contractibility with Fiduciary Loyalty
    Amir N. Licht recently published an Article entitled, Motivation, Information, Negotiation: Why Fiduciary Accountability Cannot Be Negotiable, D. Gordon Smith & Andrew S. Gold, eds., Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law (Forthcoming).…
  • Jul 29

    Transfer of Foreign Money to the U.S.

    Transfer of Foreign Money to the U.S.
    What do you do if you are a wealthy multinational planning for part of your estate to go to the United States? One idea is to create a foreign grantor trust that receives tax benefits for the grantee. The trust...
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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/
  • Jul 30

    NO TIME TO RELAX

    NO TIME TO RELAX
    This has been a long, good week, Lucas. The Democratic National Convention went really well. We had great speakers -- President Obama, the first lady, Bill Clinton. We outlined a vision. And of course, we made history by nominating…
  • Jul 29

    GUESS WHERE I'M DRINKING THIS BEER?

    GUESS WHERE I'M DRINKING THIS BEER?
    A toast to Mont Otemanu with Hinano Tahiti .... @ Four Seasons Bora Bora
  • Jul 29

    LOOKING FOR HER MATADOR

    LOOKING FOR HER MATADOR
    Is that Jessica @ The Matador Room?
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 453

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/
  • Jul 30

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    This week’s news was dominated by the Demoncratic Convention and allegations that the Russian government hacked the DNC, perhaps to aid Republican nominee Donald Trump.  Jack Goldsmith launched Lawfare’s coverage when he…
  • Jul 29

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has officially accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for the presidency, becoming the first woman to become a major party nominee in the United States. Clinton portrayed herself as the safe and…
  • Jul 29

    Statement from Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martin

    Statement from Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martin
    Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins released the following remarks yesterday at Guantanamo Bay preceding pre-trial hearings in Khalid Sheikh Mohammad et al. The hearings today and yesterday have been closed, but…
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Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Events & Opportunities: More August 2016

    Events & Opportunities: More August 2016
    CFP: "Asylum from Persecution by Non-State Actors: Upholding and Updating Refugee Protection," Panel at 2017 AALS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 3-7 January 2017 [info]- Submission deadline is 1 August 2016.Job opportunity: Communications…
  • Jul 29

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Events:AEAJ/IARLJ-Europe Joint Workshop, London, 22 September 2016 [info]- The theme is "Problems for EU Freedom of Movement Law in the Context of the Current Migration Crisis." Register by 1 September 2016.ECRE Annual General Conference…
  • Jul 29

    Thematic Focus: Statelessness, Pt. 2 - Specific Countrie

    Thematic Focus: Statelessness, Pt. 2 - Specific Countrie
    The Black Box of Nationality: The Naturalisation of Refugees and Stateless Persons in Hungary (Hungarian Helsinki Committee, 2016) [text via ENS Blog]Childhood Statelessness in South Africa (Lawyers for Human Rights, 2016)…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Hillary Clinton Moves Left On Taxe

    Hillary Clinton Moves Left On Taxe
    Politico, Morning Tax: Corporate Tax Left in the Lurch?: Hillary and Corporate Taxes, Cont'd: Is that sound you hear the Democratic Party moving left on taxes? Neera Tanden, a key adviser to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, scoffed in…
  • Jul 30

    Why Are Older Women Leaving Big Law?

    Why Are Older Women Leaving Big Law?
    National Law Journal, Why Are Older Women Leaving Big Law?: You hear this so often that you probably take it as holy gospel: Women bail out of Big Law because of the impossibility of balancing the demands of work and home. Being a big firm…
  • Jul 30

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1178

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1178
    Salt Lake City Tribune, IRS Chief Says Chaffetz’s Drive to Oust Him Will Leave Few Wanting Top Federal Jobs: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's relentless drive to impeach him will scare good people away from…
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • Jul 30

    SEC Proposed Rule on Continuity Planning by Registered Investment Adviser

    SEC Proposed Rule on Continuity Planning by Registered Investment Adviser
    On June 28, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) proposed Rule 206(4)-4 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 that would require each SEC-registered investment adviser to adopt, implement and annually review a written…
  • Jul 30

    2016 Mid-Year Securities Litigation Update

    2016 Mid-Year Securities Litigation Update
    The first half of 2016 yielded several important developments in securities litigation, including federal appellate decisions applying Omnicare and Halliburton II, as well as Delaware court opinions regarding the application of collateral…
  • Jul 29

    Creditors’ Incentives to Monitor: The Impact of CEO Compensation Structure

    Creditors’ Incentives to Monitor: The Impact of CEO Compensation Structure
    The presence of equity-based incentives in executive pay, by linking the value of compensation to stock return volatility and to stock price, are seen as aligning the interests of managers with those of shareholders (Brockman et al. [2010];…
Rank this Week: 127

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 30

    How the Democratic Party Platform Addresses Immigration

    How the Democratic Party Platform Addresses Immigration
    The American Immigration Council summarizes how the Democratic Party Platform discusses immigration as a positive for America and identifies specific policy fixes to help update our outdated immigration system. As the platform notes,…
  • Jul 30

    DC Circuit Rules for Production of IJs Names in Misconduct Case

    DC Circuit Rules for Production of IJs Names in Misconduct Case
    E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse and William B. Bryant Annex Josh Gerstein on Politico.com reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled yesterday in a Freedom of Information Act case involving records…
  • Jul 30

    2016 World Day against Trafficking in Person

    2016 World Day against Trafficking in Person
    In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly designated the 30th of July as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness about the severity of human rights violations that trafficking victims endure and acknowledge that…
Rank this Week: 99

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    The selfie monkey is appealing

    The selfie monkey is appealing
    Story here.  Appropriate reaction from Mike Masnick here.  Background here.
  • Jul 30

    Is a copyright small claims court a good idea?

    Is a copyright small claims court a good idea?
    Kevin Smith doesn't think so, at least not in the form envisioned by the recently introduced CASE Act:  "I think that the proposed legislation would make it easier for Big Content, and especially for the copyright trolls who are often…
  • Jul 30

    Another risk of being in the authentication game

    Another risk of being in the authentication game
    artnet:  "French scholar Marc Restellini has braved death threats over his efforts to authenticate works by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani."
Rank this Week: 227

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 30

    Nursing Home Residents Still Vulnerable to Abuse

    Nursing Home Residents Still Vulnerable to Abuse
    By: The Editorial Board, Source: The NY Times, Originally Published: 7.25.16 To support a revision of the proposed rule so that families aren’t being taken advantage of by forced arbitration clauses, sign on to Consumer…
  • Jul 29

    Forced Arbitration

    Forced Arbitration
    “Forced Arbitration: How Corporations Use the Fine Print to Bully Americans,” provides an in-depth analysis of how corporations use forced arbitration to deprive consumers, workers, students, and patients of their 7th Amendment…
  • Jul 28

    Home Health Workers Slow to Get Paid

    Home Health Workers Slow to Get Paid
    LiveWellNebraska reported the difficulty facing many home care workers who serve elderly and disabled Medicaid patients. They say they are being paid more slowly than before, and the delays are affecting their ability to pay bills. In…
Rank this Week: 97

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 219

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Jul 30

    A History Lesson in Negotiation

    A History Lesson in Negotiation
    When relevant to DR issues, I have noted things in our political life such as President Obama’s lectures on listening and compromise, Republican nominee Donald J. Trump’s book, The Art of the Deal, and the applicability of an…
  • Jul 29

    Symposium Book Club – Intermission

    Symposium Book Club – Intermission
    When we started planning the symposium at the University of Missouri on October 7, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, I thought it would be great if all the speakers would have a…
  • Jul 28

    Texas A&M is hiring in DR!

    Texas A&M is hiring in DR!
    I am thrilled to announce that Texas A&M University hopes to expand our wonderful dispute resolution team at the Law School and is planning to hire a lateral candidate in dispute resolution. As you will see from our advertisement (below),…
Rank this Week: 506

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 349

On the Record

On the Record

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

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

    Best Week, Worst Week: Hopkins employees get closer to home ownership; Mosby lashes out after dropping all remaining Freddie Gray charge

    Best Week, Worst Week: Hopkins employees get closer to home ownership; Mosby lashes out after dropping all remaining Freddie Gray charge
    Johns Hopkins employees looking to buy a house got some great news this week while Marilyn J. Mosby lashed out at police after abruptly dropping all charges against three police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. Business writer…
  • Jul 29

    Lindsey White | Shawe & Rosenthal

    Lindsey White | Shawe & Rosenthal
    Lindsey White has joined Shawe & Rosenthal as an associate. White previously was with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where she served as a senior trial attorney.
  • Jul 29

    Ross Hunsberger | Long & Foster

    Ross Hunsberger | Long & Foster
    Long & Foster Real Estate welcomes Ross Hunsberger to its Waldorf office. Hunsberger has joined The Maryland Group of Long & Foster, and he will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers throughout southern Maryland and…
Rank this Week: 63

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 30

    The Cloud Ate The Unicorn

    The Cloud Ate The Unicorn
    A confession: Reading op-eds by Roxane Gay is one of my guilty pleasures. It’s my version of watching one Kardashian telling another how she really feels. It’s like an emotional roller coaster built atop an intellectual cesspool.…
  • Jul 30

    The Legal Standard That Must Not Be Named

    The Legal Standard That Must Not Be Named
    One of the least understood, and most important, reasons why cops kill with seeming impunity is that people can’t seem to wrap their heads around the legal standard established by Graham v. Connor.  It’s not that lawyers keep…
  • Jul 29

    Haunted By Poorly Written Criminal Law

    Haunted By Poorly Written Criminal Law
    Drafting a criminal law is hard. Even a crime as uncontroversial as murder presents problems, because people just don’t behave consistently with our expectations. Sure, a straight-forward intentional murder is easy to address, but what…
Rank this Week: 21

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Customers File Complaints Against Meyers Associates Broker Matthew Silato

    Customers File Complaints Against Meyers Associates Broker Matthew Silato
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Matthew Silato (Silato).  According to BrokerCheck records there are at least…
  • Jul 26

    Broker Investigation: Meyers Associates Advisor Craig Langweiler

    Broker Investigation: Meyers Associates Advisor Craig Langweiler
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Craig Langweiler (Langweiler).  According to BrokerCheck records there are at…
  • Jul 26

    Broker Investigation: Meyers Associates Advisor Neal Scott

    Broker Investigation: Meyers Associates Advisor Neal Scott
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Neal Scott (Scott).  According to BrokerCheck records there are at least four…
Rank this Week: 156

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/
  • Jul 30

    Agent Responsibility For Coverage

    Agent Responsibility For Coverage
    Dallas insurance lawyers need to be able to discuss with clients when an insurance agent may or may not have liability for their actions or lack thereof. A 2003, Beaumont Court of Appeals case is good reading on this subject....
  • Jul 28

    Get Experts For A Hail Damage Claim

    Get Experts For A Hail Damage Claim
    Lawyers who handle hail damage claims can tell you that most of the time a person who has experienced hail damage and had their claim for benefits denied, needs to have an expert help them in the lawsuit that will...
  • Jul 26

    What Is An "Occurrence" In An Insurance Policy?

    What Is An "Occurrence" In An Insurance Policy?
    Arlington insurance lawyers need to understand the definition of "occurrence" as used in an insurance policy. A 1998, San Antonio Court of Appeals opinion lends some insight into how the Courts look at that definition. The opinion…
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Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    “What is the Statute of Limitation on an old credit card debt in Alabama?”

    “What is the Statute of Limitation on an old credit card debt in Alabama?”
    When you're dealing with a debt collector or debt buyer who is suing you, you may wonder, "What exactly is the Statute of Limitation on an old credit card debt in Alabama?" We believe that it's 3 years. This is known as an "open account" --…
  • Jul 29

    "If my bank account is garnished, will my funds by protected if I'm on disability? "

    "If my bank account is garnished, will my funds by protected if I'm on disability? "
    This question came from a viewer and the video is from a longer webinar we did. Thought it would be helpful if you are in this situation of having Social Security money coming in but facing a judgment -- very natural to wonder if your Social…
  • Jul 26

    Who is Van Slam, and why are they contacting me?

    Who is Van Slam, and why are they contacting me?
    Van Slam is a process server based in Alabama. This company is hired by various debt collectors to properly serve you with a collection lawsuit in Alabama. They're allowed to give the lawsuit to any adult that lives in your home, so you…
Rank this Week: 636

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 28

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/
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The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Notorious RBG and an Independent Judiciary

    Notorious RBG and an Independent Judiciary
    United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sometimes known by her tag Notorious RBG, has been mixing it up of late, openly trashing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a series of interviews. She asserts Trump is…
  • Jul 25

    The Prosecutor's Blue Book

    The Prosecutor's Blue Book
    Full disclosure: as criminal defense lawyers, we would certainly appreciate getting our hands on the so-called "Blue Book"; a practice manual rumored to circulate among federal prosecutors. One of the primary topics allegedly covered in the…
  • Jul 20

    Supreme Court Holds Pandora Users Not Imbued With Privacy

    Supreme Court Holds Pandora Users Not Imbued With Privacy
    Readers of this Blawg are familiar with our view that persons who call things up on the Internet with keystrokes on their computer do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy as to their on-line activity. The Michigan Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 346

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Gotta catch 'em all without infringing copyright: Pokémon and Freedom of Panorama

    Gotta catch 'em all without infringing copyright: Pokémon and Freedom of Panorama
    Pokémon Go has seen thousands of people getting off the couch into parks, historical sites, and even railway tracks in search of Pokémon. For those unfamiliar with this addictive new hobby, it is a game app for smart phones that…
  • Jul 30

    Book Review: Trade Secret Protection

    Book Review: Trade Secret Protection
    As is befitting a book on trade secrets, the cover of Trade Secret Protection, edited by Trevor Cook, is shrouded in mystery. Matte black with gold embossments, the book invites to you delve into the world of global protection of trade…
  • Jul 29

    BREAKING: Mr Justice Arnold refers questions on Article 3(b) SPC Regulation to CJEU

    BREAKING: Mr Justice Arnold refers questions on Article 3(b) SPC Regulation to CJEU
    The AmeriKat after the end of this term....With the swan song of this year's Trinity Term having ended today, the Patents Court has been a hive of activity.  Last minute applications, end of term hearings and judges clearing their desks…
Rank this Week: 190

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    TTAB Posts August 2016 Hearing Schedule

    TTAB Posts August 2016 Hearing Schedule
    The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled three (III) oral hearings for the month of August. The hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. Briefs and other papers for these cases may…
  • Jul 29

    TTAB Posts August 2016 Hearing Schedule

    TTAB Posts August 2016 Hearing Schedule
    The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled three (III) oral hearings for the month of August. The hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. Briefs and other papers for these cases may…
  • Jul 28

    TTAB Test: Is SKINNIBELT Generic for Belts?

    TTAB Test: Is SKINNIBELT Generic for Belts?
    The USPTO refused to register the term SKINNIBELT for "belts," deeming it generic for the goods. The Examining Attorney maintained that "skinny belt" is the generic name of a category of belts. Applicant appealed. How do you think this came…
Rank this Week: 348

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: 75

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 30

    IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 2016 Colloquium, Oslo, 22-24 June 2016

    IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 2016 Colloquium, Oslo, 22-24 June 2016
    Pluricourts, Center of Excellence at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, hosted the 14th Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, 22-24 June 2016. The theme of the colloquium “The Environment in Court –…
  • Jul 28

    The Inter-American Commission selects its new Executive Secretary

    The Inter-American Commission selects its new Executive Secretary
    On July 27, 2016, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights announced that it had selected Paulo Abrao to be its next Executive Secretary, the tenth since the establishment of the Commission.  Reportedly, the Commission received over…
  • Jul 26

    Technology for Accountability Lab MOOC

    Technology for Accountability Lab MOOC
      The Program on Liberation Technology (LibTech) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law together with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) are proud to launch a free massive open online…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Jul 30

    A Tale of Two 80s Business Movie

    A Tale of Two 80s Business Movie
    For reasons that don’t need exploring at this juncture, I was in the mood to rewatch two big business movies of the 1980s: The Secret of My Success (dir. Herbert Ross, 1987) and Working Girl (dir. Mike Nichols, 1988). Eighties...
  • Jul 29

    Western Michigan University Business Law Professor Position

    Western Michigan University Business Law Professor Position
    Western Michigan University (Haworth College of Business) has an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor of business law. Details below the break. ------------ Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Business Law: FALL 2017 The Department…
  • Jul 29

    Business Law Professor Opening

    Business Law Professor Opening
    As in past years, I will maintain lists of law professor openings in the business areas (excluding commercial law-only posts) and legal studies professor openings outside of law schools. If your school has an opening that you would like…
Rank this Week: 231

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Do Clinicians Need Consent for an Apnea Brain Death Test?

    Do Clinicians Need Consent for an Apnea Brain Death Test?
    This is the question that will be answered by the Virginia Supreme Court in VCU Health System v. Lawson.   He is a quick recap of the procedural history of the case:On May 23, VCU asked the trial court for permission to do the apnea test…
  • Jul 29

    Webinar - Using Education and Training to Improve End of Life Care

    Webinar - Using Education and Training to Improve End of Life Care
    NHS Employers just hosted an interesting webinar on end of life care.  The webinar covered:Information around the roles of NHS Employers and Health Education England in supporting the end-of-life care agenda  Good practice from…
  • Jul 28

    Marking the 40th Anniversary of In re Quinlan’s Landmark Contribution to Death & Dying Jurisprudence

    Marking the 40th Anniversary of In re Quinlan’s Landmark Contribution to Death & Dying Jurisprudence
    Norm Cantor reflects, this week, on the 40th Anniversary of In re Quinlan’s landmark contribution to death and dying jurisprudence. His conclusion is sobering:  "Unfortunately, 40 years have not sufficed to fully and uniformly…
Rank this Week: 706

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/
  • Jul 30

    Two-vehicle crash westbound I-86 at milepost 9, in Cassia County

    Two-vehicle crash westbound I-86 at milepost 9, in Cassia County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 29

    **Update *** Multiple crashes I-15 at 93

    **Update *** Multiple crashes I-15 at 93
    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…
  • Jul 29

    Three Injured in Crash North of Blackfoot

    Three Injured in Crash North of Blackfoot
    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: 120

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 29

    Texas puts Blue Bell Creameries on a short leash; imposes fine

    Texas puts Blue Bell Creameries on a short leash; imposes fine
    Owners of Blue Bell Creameries LP have agreed to pay a fine in Texas in relation to a deadly Listeria outbreak, but possibly more significant is that health officials will have the company on a short leash for 18 months. The agreement between…
  • Jul 29

    Check again: New lots added to frozen vegetable recall

    Check again: New lots added to frozen vegetable recall
    Dozens of additional lots of frozen organic vegetables distributed to Costco stores nationwide are under recall with the ConAgra Foods’ expansion of a recall of Watts Brothers Farms branded products. Organic mixed vegetables, organic…
  • Jul 29

    Ground turmeric recalled nationwide because of excessive lead

    Ground turmeric recalled nationwide because of excessive lead
    Gel Spice Inc. is recalling ground turmeric powder that was distributed to retailers nationwide because it contains excessive levels of lead, which is particularly dangerous for pregnant women, infants and children. “Routine sampling by…
Rank this Week: 133

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    St Andrews University has acquired the Marchmont Manuscript, a 450-year-old manuscript that “contains Regiam Majestatem, the earliest surviving text giving a comprehensive overview of Scots law.”  It was once owned by the…
  • Jul 29

    Norris on Labor's Constitutional Response to Lochner

    Norris on Labor's Constitutional Response to Lochner
    Luke Norris, an Associate in Law at the Columbia University Law School, has posted Constitutional Economics: Lochner, Labor, and the Battle for Liberty, which is forthcoming in the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities:This Article argues…
  • Jul 29

    McDonald on Politicans as Judges in Australia

    McDonald on Politicans as Judges in Australia
    Douglas McDonald, a tipstaff at the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a former solicitor, has posted Worlds Apart: The Appointment of Politicians as Judges, which appears in the Alternative Law Journal 41 (2016):…
Rank this Week: 58