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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

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

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

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • May 24

    Terschluse selected for Grossman-Alexander Prize

    Terschluse selected for Grossman-Alexander Prize
    Jack Terschluse, who just earned a bachelor's degree in political science in Arts & Sciences, received the university’s Grossman-Alexander Prize. The competitive award is presented each year to an outstanding graduating senior with…
  • May 17

    Washington People: John Inazu

    Washington People: John Inazu
    John Inazu, associate professor of law, discusses his research on the concept of "confident pluralism," the idea we can and must live together peaceably in spite of deep differences over politics, religion, sexuality and other important…
Rank this Week: 461

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…
  • May 19

    Former UBS Trader is Helping Prosecutors Pursue Forex Rigging Cases Against Individual

    Former UBS Trader is Helping Prosecutors Pursue Forex Rigging Cases Against Individual
    Bloomberg reports that according to sources, Matt Gardiner, a former UBS Group AG (UBS) trader who was part of the instant-messaging group the federal government identified when obtaining guilty pleas from Barclays PLC (BARC), Royal Bank of…
Rank this Week: 349

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…
  • May 23

    Emotions Make Older Investors More Vulnerable to Fraud, Says FINRA/Stanford/AARP Study

    Emotions Make Older Investors More Vulnerable to Fraud, Says FINRA/Stanford/AARP Study
    According to research, some financial fraudsters may try to manipulate investors by getting them to feel strong emotions so that they will hand over their money, and older investors are the ones who most vulnerable to this type of…
Rank this Week: 217

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 23

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • May 24

    Labuda on the Emergence of War Crimes Trial

    Labuda on the Emergence of War Crimes Trial
    Patryk I. Labuda (University of Geneva, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights) has posted The Lieber Code, Retaliation and the Origins of International Criminal Law (M. Bergsmo et al. (eds), Historical Origins of…
  • May 24

    Fox on Offspring Selection

    Fox on Offspring Selection
    Dov Fox (University of San Diego: School of Law) has posted Selective Procreation (64 UCLA Law Review Discourse (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Essay critically appraises emerging powers to choose genetic traits in future…
  • May 24

    Hayner & Weisbach on Theories of Responsibilities for Carbon Emission

    Hayner & Weisbach on Theories of Responsibilities for Carbon Emission
    Michelle Hayner and David A. Weisbach (University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School) have posted Two Theories of Responsibility for Past Emissions of Carbon Dioxide on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We consider…
Rank this Week: 69

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 225

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP v. Garrido 15-1336 Issue: (1) Whether the California Court of Appeal erred by holding, in direct conflict with DirectTV v. Imburgia, that the parties’ agreement…
  • May 24

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26
    In its Conference of May 26, 2016, the Court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether and under what standard a corporation or other organization may be deemed to have “knowingly” presented a false claim, or used…
  • May 24

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On June 2 at 11:45 a.m., Judge Brett Kavanaugh will give the keynote address, “Justice Scalia and Deference,” at a conference with the Center for the Study of the Administrative State. More information about the conference is…
Rank this Week: 10

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Another Raw Milk Recall

    Another Raw Milk Recall
    If this was any other producer of food, this manufacturer would be put out of business or in jail. Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno... Continue Reading
  • May 22

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right
    Jack DeCoster and Peter DeCoster were sentenced April 13, 2015 by U.S. District Court Judge Mark Bennett to three months in prison for introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.  In... Continue Reading
  • May 21

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS), starting May 17th meat processors are required to disclose on labels whether meat has been through the commonly... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 30

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

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 699

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 105

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/
  • May 24

    "Dylann Roof Will Face Federal Death Penalty in Charleston Church Killings"

    "Dylann Roof Will Face Federal Death Penalty in Charleston Church Killings"
    From The New York Times. In part: In a separate seven-page filing in Federal District Court in Charleston, prosecutors cited nine aggravating factors, including that Mr. Roof had “expressed hatred and contempt towards African-Americans, as…
  • May 24

    Andraka-Christou on Drug Courts and Medeication-Assisted Treatment

    Andraka-Christou on Drug Courts and Medeication-Assisted Treatment
    Barbara Teresa Andraka-Christou has posted Essay: Improving Drug Courts Through Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Empirical studies demonstrate that medication-assisted treatment (including the use of…
  • May 24

    Davis on Multijurisdictional Enforcement Game

    Davis on Multijurisdictional Enforcement Game
    Kevin E. Davis (New York University School of Law) has posted Multijurisdictional Enforcement Games (The Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing, Jennifer Arlen ed., Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Economic…
Rank this Week: 224

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

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

    Colorado Enacts Legislative Solution for Unrepresented Patiennt

    Colorado Enacts Legislative Solution for Unrepresented Patiennt
    I was delighted to present, this weekend, with Jean Abbott and Debra Bennett-Woods at ICCEC 2016.  We discussed new legislation in Colorado that addresses medical decision for incapacitated unrepresented patients.  
  • May 24

    Israel Stinson, Still Dead, Transferred from California to Cuba

    Israel Stinson, Still Dead, Transferred from California to Cuba
    Like Jahi McMath in early 2014, Israel Stinson has been transferred from a California hospital, despite having been determined dead. On May 23, the family withdrew as moot their emergency motion for an injunction from the U.S. Court of…
  • May 23

    Hastening Death by Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking - 2 Day Conference

    Hastening Death by Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking - 2 Day Conference
    I am looking forward to this conference on VSED.   As recent op-eds suggest, this is an under-discussed means of hastening death. Hastening Death by Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: Clinical, Legal, Ethical, …
Rank this Week: 347

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: 702

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 24

    Kim on "Inside Lawyers: Friends or Gatekeepers?"

    Kim on "Inside Lawyers: Friends or Gatekeepers?"
    My friend and UCLAW colleague Sung Hui Kim has posted a short essay at Harvard's corporate law blog on the role of inside lawyers within the corporation: What, if any, obligations to the corporate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 24

    Advance Notice Bylaws: Who Decides?

    Advance Notice Bylaws: Who Decides?
    In an earlier post, I posed this hypothetical: Facts: Target company has a bylaw permitting shareholders to nominate directors. Target company also has an advance notice bylaw that, inter alia,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 24

    Funding mass tort litigation

    Funding mass tort litigation
    Interesting article by Alison Frankel on the growing phenomenon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 81

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 411

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • May 24

    Insight, Intelligence, Inspiration – Inception (and Beyond)

    Insight, Intelligence, Inspiration – Inception (and Beyond)
    With apologies for a bit of a blogging absence, and with great gratitude thanks to the many risk professionals who joined us last month in San Francisco at Inception 2016, (and to the many readers who popped up and proffered the secret risk…
  • Apr 7

    Disqualifications (Attempted), Patents (Pursued), Conflicts (Contested) & Malpractice (Alleged)

    Disqualifications (Attempted), Patents (Pursued), Conflicts (Contested) & Malpractice (Alleged)
    Several interesting updates to share today. First: "Skadden Hit With Malpractice Suit By Evergreen Creditors" -- "Lenders who are owed $90 million by bankrupt Evergreen International Aviation Inc. on Thursday made good on their vow to sue…
  • Apr 6

    Feeling a Little Insecure about Information Security? (Lawsuits Coming?)

    Feeling a Little Insecure about Information Security? (Lawsuits Coming?)
    It looks like the source of the 'Panama Papers' was external: "'Panama papers' came from e-mail server hack at Mossack Fonseca" -- "The staggering, Wikileaks-beating “Panama Papers” data exfiltration has been attributed to the…
Rank this Week: 339

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 218

On the Record

On the Record

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

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

    Jack L.B. Gohn: In SIJ cases, we broke it, we bought it

    Jack L.B. Gohn: In SIJ cases, we broke it, we bought it
    Among the oft-touted secondary benefits of pro bono legal work is making a practitioner feel good about himself. But that feeling can be seductive and deceptive, as all forms of self-satisfaction can. And among the first things threatened are…
  • May 24

    Everseat and LifeBridge eye simpler physician referral

    Everseat and LifeBridge eye simpler physician referral
    In its first two years, the Baltimore-based tech company Everseat has been working to quickly and easily connect patients with available physician appointments. Now, the company is working with LifeBridge Health to expand its services and…
  • May 24

    May 25, 2016

    May 25, 2016
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What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • May 24

    Where in the World is Partner Emeritus?

    Where in the World is Partner Emeritus?
    A recent dispatch from my friend Partner Emeritus, who for political reasons is touring familiar points south and scouting residential properties: Dan, one of the sexual fantasies on my bucket list entails me dressing up as a British naval…
  • May 18

    Full text of May 17, 2017 DDC pro-2nd Amendment Decision.

    Full text of May 17, 2017 DDC pro-2nd Amendment Decision.
    Well-written plain English opinion yesterday U.S. District Judge Richard. R. Leon. DDC May 17, 2016 handgun decision...
  • May 17

    John Daniel Hull, III. Happy Birthday, Big John.

    John Daniel Hull, III. Happy Birthday, Big John.
    John Daniel Hull III. May 17, 1928 - December 27, 2012. My Dad's 88th birthday would have been May 17, 2016. This blog has posted pictures of him at various ages. Below is one of his favorite places in the...
Rank this Week: 235

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?
    Kyril Faenov did not make his desires known with respect to the disposition of his remains after death. His widow arranged to bury him at a cemetery in Seattle. However, his mother wanted to exhume his remains and place them...
  • May 24

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will
    When we think about preparing a will, we think about a somber, reflective experience. One where you identify your assets, name beneficiaries, and assign fiduciary duties. But does it all have to be so serious? We can certainly find some...
  • May 24

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality
    Goldburn P. Maynard Jr. recently published an article entitled, Perpetuating Inequality by Taxing Wealth, 84 Fordham L. Rev. 2429 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Proposals to “fix” the estate tax by making it both…
Rank this Week: 53

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: 5

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/
  • May 24

    Final Update - Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot

    Final Update - Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, 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…
  • May 24

    Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot

    Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, 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…
  • May 24

    Northbound Traffic Backed up on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot

    Northbound Traffic Backed up on Interstate 15, 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…
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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 13

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 24

    Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future

    Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future
    Via Pacific Standard: Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future A survey of regional water crises: community stress and political standoffs “North America – The Ogallala aquifer provides nearly one-third of the…
  • May 24

    Open-access index delists thousands of journal

    Open-access index delists thousands of journal
    Baker, M. (2016). Open-access index delists thousands of journals Nature DOI: 10.1038/nature. Van Noorden, R. (2014). Open-access website gets tough Nature, 512 (7512), 17-17 DOI: 10.1038/512017a Morrison, Heather, 2014-03, “Dramatic…
  • May 24

    Fo First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Old

    Fo First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Old
    “Broad demographic shifts in marital status, educational attainment and employment have transformed the way young adults in the U.S. are living, and a new Pew Research Center analysis of census data highlights the implications of these…
Rank this Week: 17

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • May 24

    Frontier Says “Conversion Issues” for

    Frontier Says “Conversion Issues” for
    Frontier Says “Conversion Issues” for recurrent overbilling of new Tx customers, other service issues. Shouldn’t FTC/Tx Ag act?Filed under: Uncategorized
  • May 6

    Obama Offers Grants To States To Boost Paid Leave Availability With State Grant

    Obama Offers Grants To States To Boost Paid Leave Availability With State Grant
    Employers concerned about Obama Administration efforts to expand existing unpaid family and medical leave requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act to require paid family and medical leave also need to watch out for expanding state…
  • Apr 27

    Confirm Health Plan Contraceptive & Colonoscopy Coverage Meets Latest FAQ ACA Preventive Care Guidance

    Confirm Health Plan Contraceptive & Colonoscopy Coverage Meets Latest FAQ ACA Preventive Care Guidance
    Employer and other group health plan sponsors, fiduciaries and administrators and individual and group health insurers should confirm their plan documents and practices comply with new additional guidance on when the Patient Protection and…
Rank this Week: 772

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

Covers building, protecting and distributing wealth. By Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP.

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Eldercare 101 – A New Book from a Local Author

    Eldercare 101 – A New Book from a Local Author
    Eldercare 101: A Practical Guide to Later Life Planning, Care, and Wellbeing is a new book to help elders and their families, as prepared by a practicing gerontologist and aging life care manager who collaborated with an experienced team of…
  • May 17

    Happy Birthday – The Estate Tax Turns 100

    Happy Birthday – The Estate Tax Turns 100
    In 1916, Congress instituted the estate tax to boost U.S. revenues just in case we joined the fight in World War I. At the time, the top rate was 10% and the exemption was $50,000, which meant it affected less than 1% of estates. Proponents…
  • May 9

    Competency Can be Tricky: Don’t Rule Out the Nonagenarian

    Competency Can be Tricky: Don’t Rule Out the Nonagenarian
    Sumner Redstone, at 92 years-old and the controlling shareholder of his $40 billion media empire, Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. has accomplished a lot. And a court recently ruled he can continue to make his own decisions, including…
Rank this Week: 792

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/
  • May 24

    [David Kopel] The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act: Facts and policy

    [David Kopel] The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act: Facts and policy
    guns A Colt .45 semiautomatic pistol. (Files) Hillary Clinton has castigated Bernie Sanders for voting for a federal statute that she says provides “absolute immunity” to firearms manufacturers. According to Westlaw’s…
  • May 24

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Most cited law faculty, 2010-2014, by subject area

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Most cited law faculty, 2010-2014, by subject area
    Brian Leiter is updating his lists of the most-cited law faculty in the United States. In addition to his overall list (which I noted here), he’s posting lists of the most-cited law faculty by subject matter.  Here are those…
  • May 24

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Reconsidering judicial deference to agency interpretation

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Reconsidering judicial deference to agency interpretation
    Last year, in Michigan v. EPA, Justice Clarence Thomas questioned the constitutionality of Chevron deference. Writing separately in Michigan v. EPA, Thomas suggested that the Chevron doctrine, under which…
Rank this Week: 8

PHOSITA

PHOSITA

Covers biotechnology, copyright, intellectual property, public policy, licensing, patents, software and trademark. By Douglas Sorocco, J. Matthew Buchanan and Laura C. Wood.

http://dunlapcodding.com/phosita
Rank this Week: 707

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    IFLA Bibliography on Impact and Outcomes of Librarie

    IFLA Bibliography on Impact and Outcomes of Librarie
    People are always looking for materials on the impacts of different kinds of libraries.This recent bibliography from IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) brings together studies that deal with the impact…
  • May 23

    New Legal Citation Guide for Canada

    New Legal Citation Guide for Canada
    As reported last week on Slaw.ca, a working group of law librarians, lawyers and law professors has been set up to develop a new legal citation guide for Canada:"There is currently no standard legal citation guide in Canada that has been…
  • May 19

    Updates on Canadian Federation of Library Association

    Updates on Canadian Federation of Library Association
    The membership of the Canadian Library Association (CLA) voted on January 27, 2016 to dissolve the organization and launch a new federation of Canadian library associations.Here are a few recent updates about the new federation:CFLA Replaces…
Rank this Week: 116

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.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 140

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding
    We’ve got a great Tuesday top 10 for you today. I’ve also got a post up on LXBN about Uber’s deal with organized labor for their drivers in NYC. Here’s today’s best in law blogs: Uber Agrees to Form …
  • May 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam
    And we’re back at it! Still seeing a lot of useful posts about what the final DOL overtime rules means for employers, universities, and beyond; be sure to check it out. And now, to today’s top 10: School Restriction …
  • May 22

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising
    CNBC’s Uptin Saiidi (@uptin) reports that social media influence marketing is eleven times more effective than online advertising pursuant to a new study by TapInfluence. As a result, marketers are moving advertising dollars from…
Rank this Week: 11

New Jersey Disability Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey disability law updates, cases, and news. By Bonny G. Rafel, LLC.

http://www.newjerseydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Disability Insurers Cannot Hide The Deadline For Filing Suit From Its Insured

    Disability Insurers Cannot Hide The Deadline For Filing Suit From Its Insured
    In  a groundbreaking decision that coincides with the ruling from our Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Mirza v. Insurance Administrator of America, Inc., 800 F.3d 129 (3d Cir.2015) the First Circuit Court of Appeals decided that ERISA…
  • Mar 5

    Residual Disability Insurance Clauses May Unfairly Penalize Physicians Who Are Working Part-Time

    Residual Disability Insurance Clauses May Unfairly Penalize Physicians Who Are Working Part-Time
    There are two basic types of insurance coverage available for a disability that impairs ones’ ability to continue working, total disability or residual disability. “Residual disability” pertains to those participants who…
  • Feb 28

    New Jersey Court Permits Discovery into Bias of Medical Peer Reviewer

    New Jersey Court Permits Discovery into Bias of Medical Peer Reviewer
    Insurance coverage is based on the provisions of the contract and the proofs submitted by the claimant. In medical claims, a full and fair investigation of the facts concerning the particular claim requires the insurer to consult with medical…
Rank this Week: 599

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

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

    Three more companies recall products containing sunflower kernel

    Three more companies recall products containing sunflower kernel
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted three more recalls of food items containing sunflower kernels. Two of the recalls were posted Tuesday, May 24, and another was posted May 20. All three of the recalling firms indicated…
  • May 24

    CA officials lift Dungeness crab health advisory along state’s north coast

    CA officials lift Dungeness crab health advisory along state’s north coast
    On Thursday, May 19, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) lifted the last remaining health advisory for Dungeness crab caught along a stretch of the state’s northern coast. The advisory was for Dungeness crabs caught…
  • May 23

    UK’s Food Standards Agency reports first-quarter food incident

    UK’s Food Standards Agency reports first-quarter food incident
    The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has released details on food incidents the agency handled during the first quarter of 2016. The summary is for all food incidents which occurred between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2016,…
Rank this Week: 135

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    Is Florida Statute Section 316.1933 Unconstitutional?

    Is Florida Statute Section 316.1933 Unconstitutional?
    Florida Statute Section 316.1933 is silent as to whether a warrant is required for a forced blood draw. The statute does however, say that the blood test must be “reasonable.” This reasonableness requirement expressed in Florida…
  • May 24

    Exigent Circumstances for a Forced Blood Draw in Florida DUI Case

    Exigent Circumstances for a Forced Blood Draw in Florida DUI Case
     Warrants for blood draws in misdemeanor DUI cases are not allowed under Florida Law. In a felony case for death or serious bodily injury, Florida Statute 316.1933 purports to allow a forced and warrantless blood draw, although the…
  • May 24

    Is a Warrant Required for a Forced Blood Test in a DUI Fatality or Serious Bodily Injury Case in Florida?

    Is a Warrant Required for a Forced Blood Test in a DUI Fatality or Serious Bodily Injury Case in Florida?
    For DUI cases involving death or serious bodily injury with a forced blood draw, a warrant is required. Without a warrant, the criminal defense attorney can file a motion to suppress the blood and blood test results. The only exception to the…
Rank this Week: 494

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • May 24

    Supremo julgará prevalência da paternidade biológica sobre a socioafetiva

    Supremo julgará prevalência da paternidade biológica sobre a socioafetiva
    O ministro Luiz Fux, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), liberou para pauta o Recurso Extraordinário (RE) 898060, com repercussão geral reconhecida, no qual se discute prevalência da paternidade socioafetiva sobre a…
  • May 24

    Ministro Gilmar Mendes é eleito presidente da 2ª Turma do STF

    Ministro Gilmar Mendes é eleito presidente da 2ª Turma do STF
    O ministro Gilmar Mendes assumirá, a partir da próxima terça-feira (31), a presidência da Segunda Turma do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF). Ele foi eleito na sessão de hoje (24) e conduzirá os trabalhos…
  • May 24

    Indeferido HC de condenados por desvio de recursos do Detran-RS

    Indeferido HC de condenados por desvio de recursos do Detran-RS
    Por unanimidade, a Segunda Turma do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) indeferiu Habeas Corpus (HC 125218) em que José Antônio Fernandes, Ferdinando Francisco Fernandes e Fernando Fernandes pediam a suspensão do trâmite…
Rank this Week: 200

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 24

    Money down the drain

    Money down the drain
    Court v Van Dijk & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 483 Nuisance cases are tricky. There is a lot to establish for causation, for liability and for loss. This case is perhaps a cautionary tale about the need to be constantly alert to changes in the…
  • May 15

    Downloads and conflict

    Downloads and conflict
    A couple of notes from the weekend. I’ve updated the downloadable PDF files for homelessness and possession posts to include 2014 to now. I’ve also added all disrepair posts from 2006 to now as a new file (it is a hefty 214 page…
  • May 12

    How the other half live

    How the other half live
    Eclipse Film Partners v HMRC [2016] UKSC 24 has almost nothing to do with housing law. It was an appeal from the First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber), via the UT (TCC) and the CA. It wasn’t even about the substantive issues in the case,…
Rank this Week: 566

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • May 24

    Mix Sacked: From Hall of Fame to ClubFed?

    Mix Sacked: From Hall of Fame to ClubFed?
    Ron Mix is in the NFL Hall of Fame for his play as an offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers. He was nicknamed the “Intellectual Assassin” for the combination of his physical play and his law degree. Mr. Mix’s law…
  • May 16

    Taxes and the WSOP: 2016 Update

    Taxes and the WSOP: 2016 Update
    I’ll be heading to the Rio Hotel and Casino tomorrow for three days of continuing education. In a little over two weeks, the poker world will be descending on the Rio for the annual World Series of Poker. (I’m probably one of the…
  • May 15

    Caesars Bankruptcy: An Update

    Caesars Bankruptcy: An Update
    When last we left the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) (nearly four months ago), a complete reorganization wasn’t ruled out but Caesars was still in control of the bankruptcy. Over the last four months: In…
Rank this Week: 477

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • May 24

    San Diego DUI: Early Termination Of Probation/Expungement

    San Diego DUI: Early Termination Of Probation/Expungement
    Once a driving under the influence defendant pleads guilty or is convicted after a jury trial, their criminal record will reflect this indefinitely. Since criminal records are public records, they can be easily searched and found by law…
  • Apr 26

    SCRAM

    SCRAM
    If you are arrested for drunk driving in San Diego, you may be ordered to SCRAM, (which stands for “Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor”). The judge may include this in your sentence after you enter a guilty plea, after a…
  • Oct 6

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
    As you will recall, Susan Hartman, of the Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman, attended The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP) approved DWI Detection and…
Rank this Week: 695

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • May 24

    21 Travel Hacks to Save You Time and Money

    21 Travel Hacks to Save You Time and Money
    I travel a lot, both for business and pleasure.  Like many others of you who have traveled a lot over the years, I can get pretty depressed about the state of the travel industry these days. Back in the day, traveling was an event that…
  • May 23

    How to Create a Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan

    How to Create a Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan
    If one of your goals is to become more proficient at social media marketing, then you need to follow the advice of Yogi Berra, who said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”…
  • May 19

    4 Steps to Generate Leads and Referrals from Public Speaking

    4 Steps to Generate Leads and Referrals from Public Speaking
    I am in San Francisco today speaking at the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) annual national convention. I’m well into the double-digits for the number of speeches I’ve given this year and even…
Rank this Week: 971

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 7

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Job Posting: Halliburton

    Job Posting: Halliburton
    The Halliburton Dispute Resolution Program in Houston is hiring an Ombudsperson.  Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, or conflict resolution; and at least two years of experience in conflict…
  • May 24

    Job Posting: Kaiser Permanente Southern California

    Job Posting: Kaiser Permanente Southern California
    KP Southern California is hiring a full-time Health Care Ombuds/Mediator for its medical facilities in Bellflower.  The Kaiser HCOM, "functions as a trained alternative dispute professional offering patients, family members, staff &…
  • May 20

    West Virginia University Names First Ombud

    West Virginia University Names First Ombud
    After a regional search, WVU has appointed Tom Patrick, a long-time law professor and trained mediator, as its first Faculty Ombudsman. WVU Provost Joyce McConnell said, “Tom stood out by virtue of both his experience with the ombudsman…
Rank this Week: 496

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/
  • May 24

    Sintetizan politécnicos moléculas para combatir enfermedades intrahospitalaria

    Sintetizan politécnicos moléculas para combatir enfermedades intrahospitalaria
      FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA ID La finalidad es crear fármacos que interrumpan la comunicación entre bacterias y disminuya su resistencia a antibióticos A nivel mundial se reportan cada año 1.4 millones…
  • May 24

    El CIO convoca a la estancia “Jóvenes de Excelencia

    El CIO convoca a la estancia “Jóvenes de Excelencia
    AUTOR: Boletín informativo FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA CONACYT   El Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica (CIO) recibirá a 30 estudiantes o egresados, nacionales y extranjeros de carreras afines a sus programas de…
  • May 24

    Impulsan periodismo sustentable con premiación a reportaje

    Impulsan periodismo sustentable con premiación a reportaje
    FUENTE: AGENCIA ID Lanzan la convocatoria 2016 del Premio Nacional de Divulgación Periodística en Sustentabilidad, participan trabajos en las categorías de audiovisual y escrito, los ganadores recibirán un…
Rank this Week: 624

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • May 24

    The Meaning of Mr. Trump - The American Interest

    The Meaning of Mr. Trump - The American Interest
    What makes Trump so appealing to so many voters is that the establishment does seem unusually clueless these days. via www.the-american-interest.com
  • May 24

    The downfall of NYC’s hottest vegan | New York Post

    The downfall of NYC’s hottest vegan | New York Post
    “She’s the vegan Bernie Madoff,” says Benjamin Dictor, attorney for a group of ex-Pure workers. According to the indictment, 84 of them are owed a collective $40,000. via nypost.com Vegans -- Ya can't trust 'em.
  • May 24

    Woman Removed Man From Bathroom, Arrested | The Daily Caller

    Woman Removed Man From Bathroom, Arrested | The Daily Caller
    Upon leaving the store, Belcher called police to have the security guard arrested. D.C. police confirmed to NBC4 Washington that the woman was arrested and charged with simple assault. D.C. police told TheDC that they are treating the…
Rank this Week: 556