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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 569

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

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

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

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

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

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

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 717

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/
  • Oct 30

    Round Two: Vote for SCOV Law!

    Round Two: Vote for SCOV Law!
    Thanks to you fine folks, we made it to round two of the best legal blogs contest we were nominated for back in July.Now that we've made round two, we need all of you to step up again and give us another interwebs click.This panda wants you…
  • Aug 31

    Vote for SCOV Law!

    Vote for SCOV Law!
    From the shameless-self-promotion deskSCOV Law has been nominated for this Best Legal Blogs contest. We work hard to keep you entertained, so if you would kindly click on the link and toss us a nomination, we'd appreciate it. Thanks!Best…
  • Aug 23

    Restitution Blue

    Restitution Blue
    State v. Vezina, 2015 VT 56By Timothy Fair The old adage goes, “Crime doesn't pay.” Well, as the petitioner learned here, not only doesn't it pay, it can actually get pretty expensive. As opposed to most appeals,…
Rank this Week: 572

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Even an Orthodontist Wouldn’t Apply His Own Brace

    Even an Orthodontist Wouldn’t Apply His Own Brace
    Orthodontic work is expensive and often not covered by medical insurance, so it’s understandable that some people might entertain the idea of do-it-yourself braces using tiny rubber bands. Don’t even think about it. A report…
  • Sep 2

    Cellphones in the OR Can Distract from Vital Task

    Cellphones in the OR Can Distract from Vital Task
    If any work places should be distraction-free, a short list would include the command post for launching nuclear arms, the control tower of a busy airport and the operating room. We have no information about the first two, but a recent study…
  • Sep 1

    Cancer and Fertility — What Aren’t They Telling You?

    Cancer and Fertility — What Aren’t They Telling You?
    When you're diagnosed with cancer, fear of death can overwhelm any other issues. Which is too bad, because cancer treatment can -- but doesn't have to -- take away your ability to have children. There are ways to preserve fertility, but…
Rank this Week: 702

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 39

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    PTAB declines to institute IPR against Biogen's US 8,399,514 related to the MS drug Tecfidera

    PTAB declines to institute IPR against Biogen's US 8,399,514 related to the MS drug Tecfidera
    In a decision written by FRED E. McKELVEY, former Chief Administrative patent Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences [BPAI, the predecessor to PTAB], denying institution of inter partes review of Biogen's US Patent 8,399,514,…
  • Sep 3

    Dome loses appeal related to US Patent 4,306,042

    Dome loses appeal related to US Patent 4,306,042
    Dome lost its appeal to the CAFC:Dome owns a patent for making contact-lens material.On reexamination, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Officefound that the claimed method at issue was obvious andtherefore unpatentable. The district court agreed…
  • Sep 2

    Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo withdrawn over copying concern

    Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo withdrawn over copying concern
    After much controversy about the 2020 Olympics logo being copied, the logo has been withdrawn. ABS-CBN reported:Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have withdrawn the official logo announced for the Games just a month ago.(...)Public…
Rank this Week: 109

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION

    "HUCKLEBERRY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE" DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION
    UPDATE:  The jail house door has slammed behind Ms. Davis as she is found in contempt of court.  The bottom line: don't openly defy a federal judge, unless you are ready for 3 hots and a cot.Ms. Davis is described as being in…
  • Sep 2

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
    UPDATE WARREN SCHWARTZ: We've heard that long time REGJB fixture Warren Schwartz had some unexpected surgery today, but that he is doing fine and resting comfortably. We are sure all of our readers join in wishing him a speedy…
  • Aug 31

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO

    REPORT FROM GROUND ZERO
    DRAFT UPDATE (yawn) 9pm tonight? Let us know. Rain storm Erika. Ground Zero. Wet leaves scattered everywhere. The gardner will be upset. Neighbor has a tree branch down. Uhho. Channel seven news van comes screeching…
Rank this Week: 127

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/
  • Sep 3

    Why Did A Top Law School Chancellor Abruptly Resign?

    Why Did A Top Law School Chancellor Abruptly Resign?
    More details in the departure of a prominent dean paint the picture of an overwhelmingly toxic relationship with faculty.
  • Sep 3

    Today’s Tech: ILTACON And IgniteLaw

    Today’s Tech: ILTACON And IgniteLaw
    I know you’ve been inundated with posts about ILTACON 2015 written by my esteemed colleagues here at Above the Law. So for the purpose of this post and to avoid redundancies, I’m going to buck the trend and focus on the wine…
  • Sep 3

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.03.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.03.15
    * Who could be mad at this cute little hamster? Oh, Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner for whom the toy was named... without her consent. [Jezebel] * You like song parodies. So checkout these law-based ones that are "funny to lawyers…
Rank this Week: 9

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 208

On the Record

On the Record

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

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

    Continuing 2014 trend, more major hurricanes this season

    Continuing 2014 trend, more major hurricanes this season
  • Sep 3

    Md. has $295M budget surplus after surge in tax collection

    Md. has $295M budget surplus after surge in tax collection
    Maryland ended the fiscal 2015 budget year with a $295.3 million surplus, but the governor and the state’s tax collector are divided over what to do with the money. The surplus was driven by increases in state revenue, including…
  • Sep 3

    Photos: Gov. Mandel’s Funeral

    Photos: Gov. Mandel’s Funeral
    (Images by Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)   Mandel remembered as architect of Modern Maryland By Brian Witte / Associated Press PIKESVILLE, Md.  — Maryland politicians from both parties remembered former Gov. Marvin…
Rank this Week: 94

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 3

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System
    The American Law Institute has changed it's system of numbering series of the Restatements of the Law. This change only effects current Restatement projects and all those moving forward. All previous numbered series remain as they are. ALI,…
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute
    Ever need to see what a particular section of Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated looked like at a specific time? Jenkins has print versions of the statutes going back to 1930.  We also have pocket parts from 1969 forward. The…
  • Aug 18

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
Rank this Week: 172

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Sep 3

    The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On

    The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On
    The federal government can no longer use controversial stingray devices to track mobile phone users without a warrant. The post The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On appeared first on WIRED.
  • Sep 3

    Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB

    Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB
    The company is asking its users to commit a security sin: Plugging a USB drive they receive in the mail into a sensitive computer. The post Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB appeared first on WIRED.
  • Sep 3

    Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary Clinton Did

    Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary Clinton Did
    If anyone but Hillary Clinton had used a personal email server to send reportedly classified material, they would be prosecuted and lose their security clearance, Edward Snowden says. The post Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary…
Rank this Week: 13

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    LEASING TO FARMS

    LEASING TO FARMS
    Department of Environmental Protection and Watershed Agricultural Council Celebrate 100th Farm Lease on Water Supply Property Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd was recently joined by leaders from the…
  • Sep 3

    HOW'S TRUMP FARING WITH GOP WOMEN?

    HOW'S TRUMP FARING WITH GOP WOMEN?
    Trump Favorability Among Women Typical for GOP Candidates by Stephanie Marken Story Highlights Trump's favorability among women unchanged after debate Female Republicans less favorable than male Republicans toward GOP…
  • Sep 3

    WHY WE USE SUGAR

    WHY WE USE SUGAR
    Five reasons why sugar is added to food Institute of Food Technologists CHICAGO--From a food science and technology perspective, sugar (sucrose) plays several roles when it comes to the functional properties in food. In the…
Rank this Week: 7

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 3

    Meanwhile, in Kentucky

    Meanwhile, in Kentucky
    By Michael DorfMy editors at Verdict were kind enough to rush-publish my column on the Kim Davis case. The column is here. I'll have some further thoughts on the broad issue of when, if ever, government officials are entitled to religious…
  • Sep 3

    Bakers, Florists, Psychics, and the Structure of Libertarian Thought

    Bakers, Florists, Psychics, and the Structure of Libertarian Thought
    by Michael DorfThis is my third and final installment of my mini-series on the American Sociological Association meeting. (Earlier installments appear here and here.) I'll begin by repeating a finding that was reported on my plenary…
  • Sep 2

    More On the Endowment Effect and Athletic Ability

    More On the Endowment Effect and Athletic Ability
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss the recent ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the final appeals court for global sports, that Dutee Chand, a female sprinter, may now may compete in women's track and…
Rank this Week: 315

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

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 59

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Fernandez et al. on Promoting Meth Labs by Banning Alcohol

    Fernandez et al. on Promoting Meth Labs by Banning Alcohol
    Jose M. Fernandez , Stephan Gohmann and Joshua C. Pinkston (University of Louisville - Department of Economics , University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics and University of Louisville) have posted Breaking Bad:…
  • Sep 3

    Yeh on Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry

    Yeh on Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry
    Susan Yeh (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Revealing the Rapist Next Door: Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry (International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: How do homebuyers…
  • Sep 3

    Larkin on Clemency

    Larkin on Clemency
    Paul J. Larkin Jr. (The Heritage Foundation) has posted Clemency 2.0 on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A trope heard throughout criminal justice circles today is that the system is a dystopia. Although most of the discussion and proposed…
Rank this Week: 239

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Get Ready for Even Quicker ‘Quickie’ Elections—NLRB Abandons Requirement for Signed Authorization Card

    Get Ready for Even Quicker ‘Quickie’ Elections—NLRB Abandons Requirement for Signed Authorization Card
    As we’ve previously reported, on April 14, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) implemented new union election rules (Election Rules), which made significant changes to the Board’s procedures for processing…
  • Aug 31

    NLRB Expands Joint Employer Standard in Browning-Ferris Decision

    NLRB Expands Joint Employer Standard in Browning-Ferris Decision
    Recently, the National Labor Relations Board made sweeping changes to its “joint employer” standard, announcing a new test that will surely lead to more findings of joint employment relationships under the National Labor Relations…
  • Aug 18

    IRS Chief Counsel: CA Waiting Time Penalties Are Not Wage

    IRS Chief Counsel: CA Waiting Time Penalties Are Not Wage
    For years now, Section 203 of the California Labor Code has required employers to pay a penalty for willful failure to provide a departing employee with their final wages on their last day of employment (or within 72 hours for employee who…
Rank this Week: 846

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 879

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 3

    Blutman on Customary International Law

    Blutman on Customary International Law
    László Blutman (University of Szeged - Faculty of Law) has posed Law in Mind: Towards an Explanatory Framework for Customary International Law (Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2014. Eleven Publishing, The Hague…
  • Sep 3

    Strang on Originalism & the Declaration of Independence

    Strang on Originalism & the Declaration of Independence
    Lee J. Strang (Georgetown Center for the Constitution) has posted Originalism's Subject Matter: Why the Declaration of Independence Is Not Part of the Constitution (Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Sep 3

    Steinhoff on the Uselessness of Ideal Theory

    Steinhoff on the Uselessness of Ideal Theory
    Uwe Steinhoff (The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration) has posted The Uselessness of Rawls's 'Ideal Theory' on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the years a few authors have argued that Rawls’s ideal…
Rank this Week: 38

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

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 92

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 3

    Right to Rent – just how bad is it?

    Right to Rent – just how bad is it?
    We though it would be bad. And thanks to the JCWI, we can now have an evidence based stab at an answer. JCWI co-ordinated an evaluation of the West Midlands pilot of ‘Right to Rent’ and have published the report (summary here, and…
  • Aug 31

    The way you Mackie me feel*

    The way you Mackie me feel*
    The latest episode in the ongoing saga of the unlawful moneylender Dharam Prakash Gopee [or sometimes Ghopee] has just been handed down. (To catch up with the extraordinary history of the predatory, unlawful secured lending of Mr…
  • Aug 24

    Making sense of deposits. Nearly.

    Making sense of deposits. Nearly.
    It started as such a simple idea, the tenancy deposit regulations. But bad drafting and some ‘interesting’ interpretations by the Courts put paid to that. We now have a confusing mess, for both landlords and tenants. So, in a…
Rank this Week: 510

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/
  • Sep 3

    Wal-Mart and the Social License to Operate

    Wal-Mart and the Social License to Operate
    Has Wal-Mart reformed? Last week I blogged about whether conscious consumers or class actions can really change corporate behavior, especially in the areas of corporate social responsibility or human rights. I ended that post by asking…
  • Sep 2

    Calling All M&A Instructors: Request for Practical Teaching Tool

    Calling All M&A Instructors: Request for Practical Teaching Tool
    As many readers already know, I teach Corporate Finance in the fall semester as a three-credit-hour planning and drafting seminar. The course is designed to teach students various contexts in which valuations are used in the legal practice of…
  • Sep 1

    Ten Promises For New (and Old) Law Professors to Consider

    Ten Promises For New (and Old) Law Professors to Consider
    A couple weeks a go, I wrote Ten Promises For New Law Students to Consider, which discussed the promises I made to myself when I went to law school. It seems to me appropriate that I should follow up with...
Rank this Week: 233

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Ways To Reduce Estate Planning Stre

    Ways To Reduce Estate Planning Stre
    Setting up an estate plan can be a stressful task for many people that are living busy lives. Planning for death can be a morbid topic and people will often procrastinate on making important decisions. It is very important to...
  • Sep 3

    A Large Number Of Americans Squander Their Inheritance

    A Large Number Of Americans Squander Their Inheritance
    In the near future a massive amount of wealth, estimated to be in the trillions, is going to transfer from one generation to the next. There are many people who are not prepared to receive an inheritance. This article discusses...
  • Sep 3

    CLE On Keeping the Family Business in the Family

    CLE On Keeping the Family Business in the Family
    The American Bar Association is presenting a CLE entitled, Keeping the Family Business in the Family, Tuesday October 6, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm Central, online. Here are some details about the event: JOIN THE SECTION & SAVE! ABA Members join…
Rank this Week: 91

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Sep 3

    A Job: Be an Online Juror

    A Job: Be an Online Juror
    Who knew there was such a business? From Daily Worth: Join an Online Jury “Trial attorneys are frequently looking for people to weigh in on real cases that may not have gone to court yet,” Martin says. “They rely upon...
  • Sep 2

    Review: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!

    Review: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!
    The new issue of Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing is out,and it contains my review of Steven Pinker's recent book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century! Here is the conclusion: In...
  • Sep 2

    Storytelling in a Nutshell

    Storytelling in a Nutshell
    While surfing the web, I came across this excellent 14 page CLE handout that sums up the definition and practice of storytelling: Frank Mungo, The Hero’s Journey: Winning More Trials by Telling Emotionally Compelling Stories (here). It is…
Rank this Week: 588

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
  • Sep 3

    Federal Departments and Agencies Release Proposed Rule to Modernize Regulations Under Common Rule

    Federal Departments and Agencies Release Proposed Rule to Modernize Regulations Under Common Rule
    As discussed on our Health Industry Washington Watch blog here, on September 2, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),  along with fifteen other federal departments and agencies, released a proposed rule to modernize…
  • Sep 3

    FDA to Hold Upcoming Medical Device Patient Labeling Workshop

    FDA to Hold Upcoming Medical Device Patient Labeling Workshop
    The FDA announced that it will be holding a public 2-day workshop on September 29-30, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. titled, “Medical Device Patient Labeling.” The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss issues associated…
  • Sep 1

    FCC Sheds New Light on TCPA’s Exemption for Healthcare-Related Call

    FCC Sheds New Light on TCPA’s Exemption for Healthcare-Related Call
    As we have previously reported, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Declaratory Ruling and Order (“Order”) on July 10, 2015, clarifying several sections of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act…
Rank this Week: 731

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 907

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 3

    Where’s Bernie?

    Where’s Bernie?
    Where Bernie Sanders stands on the issues. Where there are Bernie Sanders events near you. Backstory on above.
  • Sep 3

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?
    UGuardian App :: UMPD Campus Safety: Miami has a new app which lets users phone quickly for campus cops, and also set a time to get from one place to another, during which ‘friends’ can monitor progress. And if the ……
  • Sep 2

    Trump in Your Head

    Trump in Your Head
    Folks from Miami make a video about Donald Trump: Could be better, but it’s a start and it has its moments. The Miami Herald has more details about whodunnit.
Rank this Week: 14

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Recent Changes To Joint Employer Status Under The NLRA

    Recent Changes To Joint Employer Status Under The NLRA
    By Owen H. Laird, Esq. In a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board (“NRLB”) expanded its definition of what constitutes a “joint employer.”  This seemingly innocuous change in policy could have…
  • Sep 1

    Comic Book Creator Stan Lee Is Sued By Former Assistant For Violating California Labor Law

    Comic Book Creator Stan Lee Is Sued By Former Assistant For Violating California Labor Law
    Jennifer Melendez and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On August 22, 2015, Shawn Lukaszewics filed a complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court against legendary comic book creator and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee, his wife Joan…
  • Aug 26

    Second Circuit Overrules Lambert Decision, Expanding Workers’ Right

    Second Circuit Overrules Lambert Decision, Expanding Workers’ Right
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On April 20, 2015, in Greathouse v. JHS Security Inc., the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overruled Lambert v. Genesee Hospital, thereby expanding workers’ rights to protect employees from retaliation for…
Rank this Week: 776

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    LTCi Up North

    LTCi Up North
    Seems that we Americans aren't the only ones with a long term care problem. Our Neighbors to the North© have their own challenges:"Three in five Canadians (63%) say their family is not in a good position (financially or otherwise) to…
  • Sep 2

    You bet your life (or something)

    You bet your life (or something)
    It's been a while since we've discussed a certain variation on the "Stranger Owned Life Insurance" phenomenon. Last time we looked, the (dubious) folks at Life Partners were winding down their little scheme (or so it seemed, anyway), and…
  • Sep 2

    It's about Life (insurance)

    It's about Life (insurance)
    Simple, straightforward explanation of the role of life insurance:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 799

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

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

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Sep 3

    iPhone Wall Charger Recalled - Fire Hazard

    iPhone Wall Charger Recalled - Fire Hazard
    MiWorld has issued a recall for roughly 3,2000 iPhone 5/5s wall charges due to a potential fire hazard.
  • Sep 3

    Trane and American Standard Accessory Heaters Recall

    Trane and American Standard Accessory Heaters Recall
    Trane and American Standard accessory heaters have been recalled for a potential fire hazard. Consumers should discontinue use of the faulty heaters.
  • Sep 3

    OmniPod Insulin Management System Recalled

    OmniPod Insulin Management System Recalled
    A nationwide recall has been issued for certain lots of the OmniPod Insulin Management System after determining the devices have a high failure rate.
Rank this Week: 398

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Standing up to the Obergefeller

    Standing up to the Obergefeller
    The clerk elected by the voters of Rowan County, Kentucky, has been sent to jail by a Kentucky federal judge, for refusing to perform an act under Kentucky state law that five majority justices of the United States Supreme Court have ordered…
  • Sep 2

    What Do Sarah Bernhardt and Marie Curie Have in Common?

    What Do Sarah Bernhardt and Marie Curie Have in Common?
    That is a very good question. Until I read Mary McAuliffe's fascinating Twilight of the Belle Epoque (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), I had no idea. And yet their unique stories united, for a time in World War I and…
  • Aug 19

    An Uplifting Tale of Love and Determination

    An Uplifting Tale of Love and Determination
    Work levels have prevented my blogging much lately. Rather than add to the gruesome news of beheadings and baby butchery, I will use a brief respite to call your attention to this inspiring article by Prof. Matt Might, who blogs regularly on…
Rank this Week: 462

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 3

    Todd Zywicki on Dodd-Frank at Age 5: Are We More Stable?

    Todd Zywicki on Dodd-Frank at Age 5: Are We More Stable?
    Todd J. Zywicki (George Mason University School of Law) has posted The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Stable?: Abstract: This congressional testimony summarizes the effects on consumers... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Sep 3

    Lisa Fairfax for SEC Commissioner

    Lisa Fairfax for SEC Commissioner
    My friend Lisa Fairfax apparently is Elizabeth Warren's first choice to be an SEC Commissioner: The Obama administration is considering a law professor favored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.)... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Sep 2

    Kudos to Bill Klein

    Kudos to Bill Klein
    I received an email today from the AALS stating: The Section on Business Associations at the 2016 Annual Meeting will honor 13 professors for their exemplary mentorship: Lynne L. Dallas (San Diego);... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 89

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Sep 3

    Queensbury, NY – Two Injured in Lake George Boat Explosion

    Queensbury, NY – Two Injured in Lake George Boat Explosion
    Queensbury, NY – Two men suffered burned following the explosion of a boat on the east side of Lake George on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015. The incident happened around 7:00 pm. Two men were refueling a boat near Fischers Marina in…
  • Sep 3

    One Injured in West Forsyth, GA Explosion

    One Injured in West Forsyth, GA Explosion
    West Forsyth, GA – A man was injured in Cumming, Georgia following an explosion and small flash fire at Rub-R-Wall Rubber and Polymer Company on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2015. The incident occurred around noon. A man was injured was…
  • Sep 3

    One Injured in Suffolk, VA Car Accident

    One Injured in Suffolk, VA Car Accident
    Suffolk, VA – One man was injured in a single-vehicle accident in Suffolk on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015. The accident happened just after 6:00 am. A man was driving his Mitsubishi 2-door eastbound along 58 when the accident happened.…
Rank this Week: 71

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Sep 3

    Terms and Conditions Unspoken

    Terms and Conditions Unspoken
    When two people enter into a business deal, they usually negotiate and put their agreement in writing so there will be no misunderstandings. Not so, says divorce attorney, Larry Frolick, in the case of a marriage. Frolick describes the…
  • Aug 28

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce
    Do you have grounds for divorce if you find your spouse among the 37 million hacked users of Ashley Madison, the dating website for married people looking to cheat? In DC, the answer is no. There are only two grounds for divorce in DC —…
  • Aug 21

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce
    Divorce lawyers are seeing an upsurge in business as a result of the hack attack on the Ashley Madison Internet dating site for married people. The hackers posted names, street and email addresses and payments for millions of users, mostly…
Rank this Week: 904

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
  • Sep 3

    Next USPTO Patent Quality Chat - September 8

    Next USPTO Patent Quality Chat - September 8
    Ann Robl Why not ease back into the work week after the long Labor Day weekend by attending the USPTO Patent Quality Chat webinar on Tuesday? This month’s topic is…
  • Sep 1

    Let's Get Ethical!

    Let's Get Ethical!
    Julie Langdon In what is an unusual set of facts, a court recently disqualified a law firm from acting as trial advocates in a case where the lead litigation attorney also prosecuted…
  • Aug 28

    Friday Fun - Patent for Action Figures with Interchangeable Brain

    Friday Fun - Patent for Action Figures with Interchangeable Brain
    Ann Robl Hats off to Uncle Milton Industries and inventor Mr. Poesch for this entertaining patent (U.S. 7,338,340). Each toy starts as a stereotypical character with a set of…
Rank this Week: 180

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 982

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    National Council of La Raza v. Cegavske (9th Cir. - Sept. 3, 2015)

    National Council of La Raza v. Cegavske (9th Cir. - Sept. 3, 2015)
    Is Judge Jones becoming the new Judge Real?Three civil rights organizations claim that Nevada isn't following the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.  That statute creates a private cause of action, and plaintiffs have some pretty…
  • Sep 2

    Sequeira v. Lincoln National Life Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 1, 2015)

    Sequeira v. Lincoln National Life Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 1, 2015)
    There are plenty of people in this world who hate insurance companies.  Absolutely hate 'em.  Think they're abusive, sleazy, money-grubbing bastards.I'm not one of those people.  As a whole, I think the industry's no worse --…
  • Sep 2

    People v. Vasquez (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 31, 2015)

    People v. Vasquez (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 31, 2015)
    Who needs me when you have Justice Gilbert, who write the following as the first two sentences of this opinion:"The new owner of a house prepares to move in. She transfers utilities to her name, installs locks, leaves personal items in the…
Rank this Week: 248

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 3

    International Students in the United State

    International Students in the United State
    “SEVIS by the Numbers,” a quarterly report on international students studying in the United States, was released Thursday, Sept. 3 by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s…
  • Sep 3

    "Home" by Warsan Shire

    "Home" by Warsan Shire
    "Home" by Warsan Shire is your must read of the day. It offers a powerful message in the wake of the widely-publicized photo of 3-year old Aylan Kurdi's body, washed upon the shores of Turkey. Shire writes: you have to...
  • Sep 3

    New Americans Campaign Celebrates Citizenship Day

    New Americans Campaign Celebrates Citizenship Day
    In September, hundreds of lawful permanent residents throughout the country will take the first step towards becoming United States citizens by attending free or low-cost events as part of the New Americans Campaign. This month, New Americans…
Rank this Week: 70

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: 570

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 3

    Woman Denied Visitation Rights After Same-Sex Divorce

    Woman Denied Visitation Rights After Same-Sex Divorce
    In Maryland, an appeals court ruled that a lesbian woman has no right to custody or visitation to a child whom her former partner gave birth to before the couple was married. In its ruling, the court cited a lack of state laws that govern…
  • Sep 2

    States Need to Prepare for Same-Sex Divorce

    States Need to Prepare for Same-Sex Divorce
    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, couples across the nation who have longed to make their commitment a legal one, can at last. The landmark ruling has leveled the legal landscape for same-sex couples, and the…
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Couple's 'Divorce Selfie' on Facebook Goes Viral

    Canadian Couple's 'Divorce Selfie' on Facebook Goes Viral
    CALGARY, Canada – a Canadian couple posted their "divorce selfie" on Facebook, and their pic has swept the Internet by storm. S. and C. Neuman, of Calgary, are smiling in the photo and appear to be at court. As of Aug. 31, their…
Rank this Week: 601

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting
    Following up on last week's post, Average Private Law School Tuition Discount Approaches 50%: preLaw, Which Law Schools Discount Tuition the Most?: What you see is not what you get when it comes to law school tuition. In fact, the average law…
  • Sep 3

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel
    Tanina Rostain (Georgetown) has named a 2015 Legal Rebel by the ABA Journal: Professor Tanina Rostain has made a 180-degree turn in her work on the ethics of lawyering. For nearly 20 years she pushed to reform organizational pressures that…
  • Sep 3

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right
    Registration is now open for the Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Rights in Washington, D.C. on November 18-19, 2015 (agenda): The National Taxpayer Advocate of the Internal Revenue Service is convening the Inaugural…
Rank this Week: 52

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Privilege and Internal Investigation

    Privilege and Internal Investigation
    Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal ran an interesting story about several cases in which U.S. courts refused to recognize the attorney-client privilege for communications between in-house counsel and overseas companies. The article…
  • Aug 26

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable
    Once again, the ABA Criminal Justice Section Academics Committee will host work-in-progress roundtables at the annual Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute in Washington, DC. The roundtables will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from…
  • Aug 13

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid
    Guest Bloggers - Peter Hardy, Abe Rein and Carolyn Kendall On Wednesday, Judge Berman of the Southern District of New York issued an order preliminarily enjoining the SEC from pursuing an administrative proceeding – an in-house trial before…
Rank this Week: 276

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 3

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty:  Prosecutors in South Carolina stated in court documents that the death penalty will be sought for Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man charged with the racially motivated massacre of nine black…
  • Sep 2

    Baltimore Protesters Demand Due Proce

    Baltimore Protesters Demand Due Proce
    There was a hearing today in Baltimore in the Freddie Gray homicide case.  The court refused defense requests to dismiss the charges or remove States Attorney Marilyn Mosby.  It did, however, grant separate trials to the…
  • Sep 2

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Kate Steinle's Family File Legal Claims:  The family of Kate Steinle, the young woman who was fatally shot two months ago in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant, filed wrongful death claims Tuesday against the sheriff of San…
Rank this Week: 251