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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…
  • Jan 23

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
Rank this Week: 471

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/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • May 16

    Gault @ 50

    Gault @ 50
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  • May 3

    Cradle to Kindergarten

    Cradle to Kindergarten
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 540

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/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • May 27

    Amarcord ("I remember")

    Amarcord ("I remember")
    Below is a poster for the movie Amarcord, a comedy by Federico Fellini released in 1973. Through the eyes of a teenage boy named Titta, director Fellini looks back at his own childhood growing up in a village in 1930s...
  • May 25

    GenY

    GenY
    Millenials are the New Nadir in Human Garbage. Make The Irish look classy-smart-responsible. GenYs shouldn't have kids, jobs and especially pets....
Rank this Week: 77

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 28

    IPO Webinar on On-Sale Bar

    IPO Webinar on On-Sale Bar
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "On-Sale Bar After Helsinn: What is the Scope?" on June 1, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET). Prof. Dennis Crouch of the University of Missouri, Deborah…
  • May 28

    Webinar on Interplay between PTAB Trials and ITC Investigation

    Webinar on Interplay between PTAB Trials and ITC Investigation
    Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "ITC as a PTAB Antidote: Navigating Competing Administrative Trial Strategies & Pitfalls -- Threading the New Patent Monetization Needle" on June 15, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm…
  • May 28

    Webinar on Best Practices for Patent Claim Construction

    Webinar on Best Practices for Patent Claim Construction
    Dilworth IP will be offering a live webinar entitled "Laying Your Claim: Best Practices for Patent Claim Construction in a Post-Teva World" on June 14, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (EDT). In this presentation, William Reid will summarize current…
Rank this Week: 67

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 17

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 28

    Update: Crash Blocks EB I84@44

    Update: Crash Blocks EB I84@44
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • May 28

    Crash Blocks EB I84@44

    Crash Blocks EB I84@44
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • May 28

    Crash Blocks EB I84@44

    Crash Blocks EB I84@44
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 213

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

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Lines: Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law

    Lines: Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law
    Richard Lines (Univ. of Essex - Human Rights Centre) has published Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here's the abstract: Human rights violations occurring as a consequence of drug control and…
  • May 26

    Workshop: Asian Society of International Law Interest Group on International Law in Domestic Court

    Workshop: Asian Society of International Law Interest Group on International Law in Domestic Court
    On August 24, 2017, the Asian Society of International Law's Interest Group on International Law in Domestic Courts will hold its first workshop on the ways Asian courts invoke, interpret, and apply international law. The workshop will take…
  • May 26

    New Volume: Recueil des Cour

    New Volume: Recueil des Cour
    Volume 382 of the Recueil des Cours, Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law is out. Contents include:Volume 382Daniel P. Cooper & Christopher Kuner, Data Protection Law and International Dispute Resolution Bing Bing…
Rank this Week: 48

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: 230

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 28

    Insomnia Is for Our Enemie

    Insomnia Is for Our Enemie
    This is off topic, but too good to pass up.Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis let one journalist know how accurate his fearless reputation apparently is.In a wide-ranging interview with CBS' John Dickerson, Mattis was asked, "What keeps…
  • May 28

    Heather Mac Donald Annihilates Criticism of Mandatory Minimum

    Heather Mac Donald Annihilates Criticism of Mandatory Minimum
    I've often said that Heather Mac Donald is the best in the business for analyzing policy about police practices and sentencing.  She proves it again in her May 25 piece from the Wall Street Journal (link not presently available).…
  • May 26

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Man Pleads to 7 Murders to Avoid Death Penalty:  Todd Kohlhepp, arrested last year for keeping a woman chained in a storage container after killing her boyfriend, has pleaded guilty to murdering 6 others in South Carolina to avoid a...
Rank this Week: 319

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 28

    "No Indeterminate Sentencing Without Parole"

    "No Indeterminate Sentencing Without Parole"
    The title of this post is the title of this new paper available via SSRN authored by Kevin Morrow and Katherine Puzauskas. Here is the abstract: This article looks critically at Arizona’s indeterminate sentencing system that survived after…
  • May 28

    DC sniper Lee Malvo to get resentencing thanks to Miller Eighth Amendment rule

    DC sniper Lee Malvo to get resentencing thanks to Miller Eighth Amendment rule
    As reported in this AP piece, a "federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia's most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings." Here is why:…
  • May 27

    "What will happen to Pennsylvania's death penalty?"

    "What will happen to Pennsylvania's death penalty?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this lengthy local article. Here are excerpts: Five times a year, Pennsylvania corrections officials meet inside a white block masonry field house on the grounds of the prison near Penn State,...
Rank this Week: 15

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    State lawmakers look to prevent sex offenders from being treated at certain psych center

    State lawmakers look to prevent sex offenders from being treated at certain psych center
    5-28-17 New York: BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- State lawmakers are looking at new restrictions for sex offenders. The Senate passed a bill this week to prevent sex offenders from living in group homes run by the Office of Mental Health or the…
  • May 23

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender
    5-23-17 Missouri: A preliminary injunction will require Missouri to remove GPS monitoring devices from hundreds of sex offenders after they were recently required to wear them. ST. LOUIS (AP) — A court ruling requires Missouri to at least…
  • May 22

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul
    5-22-17 California: A Los Angeles-based nonprofit is claiming California prison officials have undermined last fall’s ballot measure to overhaul the state’s parole process by excluding sex offenders from consideration for early…
Rank this Week: 50

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • May 28

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Suggests Gradual Parting of Ways Between Europe and USA

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Suggests Gradual Parting of Ways Between Europe and USA
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s words Sunday indicate what may begin a gradual parting of ways between Europe and the United States. Speaking at a campaign event in Munich, Merkel said her recent interactions with Donald Trump have…
  • May 28

    4th Circuit Court of Appeals Continues Halt on Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

    4th Circuit Court of Appeals Continues Halt on Trump’s Revised Travel Ban
    The Trump administration suffered another embarrassing legal defeat on Thursday, after a panel of judges upheld a halt on the President’s revised travel ban. The controversial executive order – widely regarded and derided as a…
  • May 26

    Family of Michael Sabbie, Left to Die By Private Prison Staff, Sues for Justice

    Family of Michael Sabbie, Left to Die By Private Prison Staff, Sues for Justice
    Warning: featured video may be disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised. The family of Michael Sabbie is suing the for-profit prison which ignored his pleas for help. In July of 2015, Sabbie was booked into the Bi-State Jail along the…
Rank this Week: 933

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 28

    Blogging and speaking work incredibly well together

    Blogging and speaking work incredibly well together
    New York VC and long time blogger, Fred Wilson is a big believer that blogging prepares you to speak well. …If you have to speak publicly a lot, particularly in unscripted situations, I would suggest you write publicly regularly as…
  • May 27

    ABA Board Of Governor candidates using social media to engage?

    ABA Board Of Governor candidates using social media to engage?
    The ABA Journal shared a list of 12 candidates for the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors as well as the candidate for President of the ABA. I was struck that no where in the ABA Journal’s listing of the candidates did…
  • May 26

    Learn and have some fun : Intern with Lexblog and I

    Learn and have some fun : Intern with Lexblog and I
    Want to have some fun, put your passion for social media (Twitter, Facebook, blogging and more) to work, learn a heck of a lot and become a rockstar in your own right? I am looking for a paid intern to work full time this summer and part-time…
Rank this Week: 33

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • May 28

    Texas Legislature adopts State Bar Sunset bill

    Texas Legislature adopts State Bar Sunset bill
    The State Bar of Texas Sunset bill is on its way to the governor. The Texas Senate voted on Sunday to adopt a conference committee report resolving differences with the House over the bill, SB 302. The House adopted the conference committee…
  • May 25

    Austin attorney Joe K. Longley elected State Bar president-elect

    Austin attorney Joe K. Longley elected State Bar president-elect
    Texas attorneys have elected Joe K. Longley of Austin as the 2017-2018 president-elect of the State Bar of Texas. The result comes after a May 11-25 runoff election between Longley and Chad Baruch of Dallas after…
  • May 25

    Make a difference: Volunteer attorneys sought to help with pro bono legal advice website

    Make a difference: Volunteer attorneys sought to help with pro bono legal advice website
    TexasLegalAnswers.org, debuting June 1, will operate as a free, online legal advice clinic for low-income Texans, and volunteer attorneys are needed to help answer their questions. The site will allow individuals who meet certain financial…
Rank this Week: 804

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    No Ramadan Divorces In Palestinian Territorie

    No Ramadan Divorces In Palestinian Territorie
    According to a report today from Al Jazeera, Mahmud Habash, the chief judge of Palestinian Islamic courts in the West Bank and Gaza, has ordered judges to grant no divorces during Ramadan.  Only religious courts have jurisdiction…
  • May 28

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Debarr v. Clark, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 76941 (D NV, May 19, 2017), a Nevada federal magistrate judge recommended that a Pagan inmatebe allowed o move ahead with his complaint that he was denied access to any outdoor area for the…
  • May 26

    Ramadan Begins Tonight--Trump Issues Greeting

    Ramadan Begins Tonight--Trump Issues Greeting
    The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins this evening.  President Donald Trump today released a statement (full text) wishing all Muslims a joyful Ramadan. He said in part:During this month of fasting from dawn to dusk, many Muslims in…
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • May 28

    Law and Media Round Up – 29 May 2017

    Law and Media Round Up – 29 May 2017
    The news this week was dominated by the senseless terrorist murders in Manchester on Monday. The blanket media coverage gave rise to a number of issues, some of which are discussed in a post by Des Freedman. A woman has published anonymously…
  • May 27

    After the ‘Facebook Files’, the social media giant must be more transparent – Nicolas Suzor

    After the ‘Facebook Files’, the social media giant must be more transparent – Nicolas Suzor
    Most people on Facebook have probably seen something they wish they hadn’t, whether it be violent pictures or racist comments.  How the social media giant decides what is and isn’t acceptable is often a mystery. Internal…
  • May 26

    The Terror News Cycle – Des Freedman

    The Terror News Cycle – Des Freedman
    On the BBC’s Today programme on Wednesday, some nine hours after the horror of the Manchester bombing, Nick Robinson was speaking to Chris Phillips, a counter-terrorism expert. ‘Terrorists don’t care who they kill,’…
Rank this Week: 127

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 318

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • May 28

    “Good Cop/Bad Cop“ When Negotiating

    “Good Cop/Bad Cop“ When Negotiating
    You’ve seen it countless times in TV shows and movies. Two police officers are interrogating a suspect or someone withholding important information. One yells and threatens while demanding information or a confession. The other officer…
  • May 20

    Speaking with Imagery Could Help You Verbally Paint a Picture

    Speaking with Imagery Could Help You Verbally Paint a Picture
    A picture is worth a thousand words, but you can paint a picture verbally with far fewer words. Communicating in succinct, concrete and exact language is often a plus in the legal world, but there are times you should also break out your…
  • May 11

    Don’t Go Overboard Trying to Be Nice

    Don’t Go Overboard Trying to Be Nice
    There is definite value to being seen as nice by your client, opposing party and counsel when it comes to negotiations. They should hopefully be nice back, and they may even open up and trust you more because of your nice behavior. But overly…
Rank this Week: 892

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 28

    Lee on Reasonable Doubt and Morality

    Lee on Reasonable Doubt and Morality
    Youngjae Lee (Fordham University School of Law) has posted two pieces on SSRN. The first is Reasonable Doubt and Moral Elements (Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 105, No. 1, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The law...
  • May 28

    Stolzenberg et al. on Child Witnesse

    Stolzenberg et al. on Child Witnesse
    Stacia N. Stolzenberg, Kelly McWilliams and Thomas D. Lyon (Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, USC Gould School of Law and University of Southern California - Gould School of Law) have posted Ask…
  • May 28

    Lucas on Intellectual Disability in Capital Case

    Lucas on Intellectual Disability in Capital Case
    Lauren Sudeall Lucas (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted An Empirical Assessment of Georgia's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Standard to Determine Intellectual Disability in Capital Cases (33 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 553 (2017)) on…
Rank this Week: 52

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 28

    DHS announces plan to ban laptops from aircraft cabin

    DHS announces plan to ban laptops from aircraft cabin
    [JURIST] John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security [official profile],stated in an interview Sunday that the United States is considering banning laptops in aircraft cabins on all international flights. During the interview with Fox New…
  • May 28

    HRW: Chechen police attempting to purge gay and bisexual men from society

    HRW: Chechen police attempting to purge gay and bisexual men from society
    According a Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] report [text], Chehen police have rounded up, beaten and humiliated dozens of men who are suspected of being gay or bisexual in an attempt to purge them from society. The report contains…
  • May 27

    Federal judge voids 2002 Beltway-sniper-killer life sentence

    Federal judge voids 2002 Beltway-sniper-killer life sentence
    [JURIST] Judge Raymond Jackson of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official website] on Friday tossed out [Reuters report] the life sentences imposed by Virginia courts for Lee Boyd Malvo [BBC profile], ruling…
Rank this Week: 12

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Winning your Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Case – Tears of Joy – Part 2

    Winning your Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Case – Tears of Joy – Part 2
    In part 1 of this article, we began our examination of that joyful moment when you win your license back by observing that, as a condition to getting there, a person has to stop drinking in the first place.  I pointed out that although…
  • May 26

    Winning your Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Case – Tears of Joy – Part 1

    Winning your Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Case – Tears of Joy – Part 1
    Some articles practically write themselves.  In my role as a Michigan driver’s license appeal lawyer, I have created this blog, and to date, have published over 375 license restoration articles.  Just about every one of them…
  • May 21

    Michigan DUI – The Benefits of a Bargain to Impaired Driving

    Michigan DUI – The Benefits of a Bargain to Impaired Driving
    As a Michigan DUI lawyer, I deal with drunk driving charges every day.  While just about everyone uses the term “DUI” to describe it, technically speaking, there is no such thing in Michigan.  The legal term here for a…
Rank this Week: 396

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 28

    Surviving a career in higher education

    Surviving a career in higher education
    This seems like sensible advice: There are several lessons that American professors can draw from [recent] events: 1) Never object to a diversity policy publicly. It is no longer permitted. You may... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 22

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty
    From the WSJ: Reports KYW Newsradio: Alito, a South Jersey native, spoke candidly about what he perceives as persistent attacks on free-speech rights and religious liberty. A Roman Catholic himself,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 18

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?
    Alan Palmiter has a wonderful new paper out, which I liked immensely. Corporate Governance as Moral Psychology (May 6, 2017). Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 107

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 28

    Service charge disputes and recovery of cost

    Service charge disputes and recovery of cost
    Bretby Hall Management Company Ltd v Pratt [2017] UKUT 70 (LC) This was an appeal to the UT on various issue arising from an FTT decision. We will not dwell on the issue of specific charges not being consulted on under s.20, but not –…
  • May 28

    Job ad – Dundee/Edinburgh

    Job ad – Dundee/Edinburgh
    Shelter Solicitor Fixed term contract until 31 March 2018 Dundee or Edinburgh Closing date: Monday 5th June 2017 at 11.30pm We’re looking for an accomplished housing Solicitor or equivalent to deliver a specialist legal casework service…
  • May 21

    Homeless duties, human rights and suitability decision

    Homeless duties, human rights and suitability decision
    Poshteh v Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea [2017] UKSC 36 (For our report of the Court of Appeal decision, see here). For the facts of the case, see the earlier post. In short, Ms Posheth had refused an offer of accommodation in…
Rank this Week: 479

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • May 28

    MyShingle Fashion: Above The Law Gets Fashionista Federal Judges to Weigh in on Footwear

    MyShingle Fashion: Above The Law Gets Fashionista Federal Judges to Weigh in on Footwear
    Alliteration is awesome, all agree. David Lat tweeted about his post on Above The Law, a rabid legal tabloid blog of sorts which I’m sure you’re all familiar with, for which he asked federal district judges to weigh in on whether…
  • May 28

    MyShingle Fashion: Because Sometimes, Suits Are Boring

    MyShingle Fashion: Because Sometimes, Suits Are Boring
    My last post here focused on suits – black, grey, three button, notch, one button, pinstripe, and more. But despite the fact that there are, thankfully, tons of options when you want to suit up, suits can be kind of boring. When I go a…
  • May 28

    MyShingle Fashion: Unfortunately, We Still Need Coat

    MyShingle Fashion: Unfortunately, We Still Need Coat
    If I had my way, it would be summer year-round. I live in Chicago, so the seasons are basically winter, windy, super duper winter, and construction. For this reason, I’m wearing a coat for about 9 out of the 12 months in a year. Suffice…
Rank this Week: 753

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/
  • May 28

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (May 28, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (May 28, 2017)
    "LLC Punch List: Ten Things to Do After Forming Your Entity" https://t.co/yVb9NbSkyT #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) May 22, 2017 "SEC Files Charges in Trading Scheme Involving Confidential Government…
  • May 27

    Reality is just a shared illusion

    Reality is just a shared illusion
    I’m always looking for quirky evidence of market efficiency – or market inefficiency – to share with my students. For example, there’s the Cuba Beverage thing, and the Trump tweets thing. And now, there’s the fake news thing: As…
  • May 26

    Nike Oregon Project and Morals Clause

    Nike Oregon Project and Morals Clause
    Last Friday, The New York Times ran a story on possible performance enhancing drug use inside the Nike Oregon Project. The Nike Oregon Project is coached by running legend Alberto Salazar, who, by all accounts, is both incredibly competitive…
Rank this Week: 94

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • May 28

    Solar Powered Advertisement is Deceptive

    Solar Powered Advertisement is Deceptive
    A business installs photo voltaic panels on its roof to generate power, and advertises that it is “solar powered.”  The business, however, sells the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) that are generated by the solar power.…
  • May 21

    Selling a House with Solar Panels is Not for the Faint of Heart

    Selling a House with Solar Panels is Not for the Faint of Heart
    There are more than a Million houses in the U.S. with solar panels installed on the roof and that number is increasing. It can be difficult if not dangerous to fail to properly address rooftop solar panels at the time of sale of a house.…
  • May 14

    Is the 2018 IgCC Doomed to Fail?

    Is the 2018 IgCC Doomed to Fail?
    Last week the ICC and ASHRAE issued joint news releases on the status of the “unified green building code that could become the foundation for LEED certification” that will be published as the 2018 version of the International…
Rank this Week: 836

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 28

    Response to Garnett, Sachs, and Green on Originalism's Intellectual History

    Response to Garnett, Sachs, and Green on Originalism's Intellectual History
    Richard Garnett and Stephen Sachs, even if only by Twitter, and a blog post by Chris Green at The Originalism Blog, responded to my post about the intellectual history of originalism (here, here, and here). A grad student could not...
  • May 28

    New Review of "The 'Colored Hero' of Harper's Ferry" in the Journal of the Early Republic

    New Review of "The 'Colored Hero' of Harper's Ferry" in the Journal of the Early Republic
    Here are the first and last paragraphs (citations omitted): John Brown's body may lie moldering in the grave, but the militant abolitionist and his October 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry are alive and well in modern scholarship. Recent works…
  • May 27

    Lambda Finalist Reading in Los Angele

    Lambda Finalist Reading in Los Angele
    Earlier this week, I had the honor of participating in a Lambda Literary Award finalist reading in Los Angeles. The Lambdas (or more colloquially, “The Lammys”) are considered the preeminent book awards for LGBT writers, and it was…
Rank this Week: 88

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Do Illegitimate Children Have Inheritance Rights Under California Law?

    Do Illegitimate Children Have Inheritance Rights Under California Law?
    There was a time when only legitimate children–i.e., children born to a lawfully married couple–could inherit property from a parent. Modern law in California and most states have largely eliminated the distinction between…
  • May 27

    Can My Spouse Still Inherit if We are Legally Separated?

    Can My Spouse Still Inherit if We are Legally Separated?
    If you die without a will, California’s intestacy law dictates how your estate must be distributed. For example, if you are married at the time of your death, your spouse is entitled to a certain share of your property under intestacy.…
  • May 26

    When is a Trust Not a Trust?

    When is a Trust Not a Trust?
    The term “trust” refers to an arrangement in which one person holds property for the benefit of another. In estate planning we commonly use revocable and irrevocable trusts as tools to bypass traditional probate. You give your…
Rank this Week: 897

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • May 28

    “Standing Her Ground” — LA Times profile of the Chief Justice

    “Standing Her Ground” — LA Times profile of the Chief Justice
    Now in her seventh year as California’s Chief Justice, Tani Cantil-Sakauye is the subject of an extensive profile by Maura Dolan in today’s Los Angeles Times.  (The online version includes a 3-minute video of parts of…
  • May 26

    Summary of May 24, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of May 24, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on May 24, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • May 26

    “If I couldn’t speak out as chief justice, I don’t know who could”

    “If I couldn’t speak out as chief justice, I don’t know who could”
    U.S. News & World Report reports on Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye’s appearance yesterday at a meeting of the Sacramento Press Club.  [“California Chief Justice:  Governor Brown Still Unpredictable.”] …
Rank this Week: 875

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 394

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • May 28

    This tool can block ransomware on Mac OS X, for now | PCWorld

    This tool can block ransomware on Mac OS X, for now | PCWorld
    By Lucian Constantin A security researcher has created a free security tool that can detect attempts by ransomware programs to encrypt files on users’ Macs and then block them before they do a lot of damage.…
  • May 26

    ABA president criticizes ‘egregious’ cuts to LSC, loan forgiveness in Trump budget proposal

    ABA president criticizes ‘egregious’ cuts to LSC, loan forgiveness in Trump budget proposal
    BY DEBRA CASSENS WEISS ABA President Linda A. Klein on Tuesday sharply criticized proposed budget cuts by the White House that would do “severe damage to the most vulnerable people in our society.” “Steep budget cuts…
  • May 25

    4th Circuit Uses Trump’s Comments in Blocking Travel Ban | Law.com

    4th Circuit Uses Trump’s Comments in Blocking Travel Ban | Law.com
    BY COGAN SCHNEIER The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is the first appellate court to uphold an injunction against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban executive order, a move that likely sets the issue up for…
Rank this Week: 720

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    In time for the remainder of the long weekend is this week's round up of book reviews.The Times Literary Supplement carries a review of Alexandra Chasin's Assassin of Youth: A Kaleidoscopic History of Harry J. Anslinger’s War on…
  • May 26

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Via Notches: "Queering Immigration in the Age of Trump: A Roundtable on Boutilier v. INS," moderated by Marc Stein.We've previously noted the publication of Edward Balleisen's Fraud. Professor Balleisen has a related piece out this month…
  • May 26

    Baldy Center Fellowship to Hughett

    Baldy Center Fellowship to Hughett
    The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy at SUNY-Buffalo has announced the next group of Fellows in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies.We are pleased to see that the Center has once again included a legal historian: Amanda Hughett. Here's an…
Rank this Week: 56

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Canadian Bar Association Child Rights Toolkit

    Canadian Bar Association Child Rights Toolkit
    The Canadian Bar Association has developed a Child Rights Toolkit "for professionals working in legal and administrative decision-making who want to better understand and implement a child rights based approach in practice and strengthen…
  • May 24

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional
    The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.The list breaks down into the following categories:GeneralAcademic LibrarianshipArchivesArt…
  • May 23

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy posting of April 18, 2017 called Legal Information Preservation Alliance Webinar on Open Access Law Repositories.It described a webinar about LaxArxiv, a new open access site for legal scholarship that…
Rank this Week: 89

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 28

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick
    Some divorcing spouses treat each other deplorably. In these sad cases, it is actually hard to believe they were once in love. Candor and kindness are replaced by artifice and cruelty. Divorce lawyers are well aware of the grab bag of dirty…
  • May 22

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.
    What everybody wishes for...a big lottery win, happened in 2011 to an English couple, Dave and Angela Dawes. They won $131.3 million dollars (US) in the Euromillions lottery, open to residents of the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man. Not…
  • May 10

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud
    California businessman Steven Zinnel, age 50, thought he could get away with cheating his wife, his two teenage children, and the bankruptcy court, but he was wrong….boy was he wrong! Zinnel and his wife, of Gold River, separated in…
Rank this Week: 712

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • May 28

    Florida Eliminates the Benefit-of-the-Beneficiary Rule

    Florida Eliminates the Benefit-of-the-Beneficiary Rule
    Historically, the settlor’s intent is the key item in guiding the administration of a trust. Further, a settlor has a pretty free hand in crafting how a trust will operate, subject to some public policy limitations and legal doctrines…
  • May 21

    Applying Overpayments of Tax to Tax and the Offshore Penalty in the OVDP Program

    Applying Overpayments of Tax to Tax and the Offshore Penalty in the OVDP Program
    The OVDP program allows taxpayers to remedy deficient disclosure filings relating to offshore accounts for a fixed penalty amount. As part of the program, taxpayers must file either original or amended tax returns which include the income…
  • May 13

    Florida Wills go Electronic

    Florida Wills go Electronic
    A bill has cleared both Houses of the Florida legislature authorizing electronic wills and electronic will execution in Florida. Absent an unexpected veto by Gov. Scott, the last wills of testators may now precede them into the cloud(s). The…
Rank this Week: 533

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 28

    Former Royal Caribbean Crew Member Convicted of Murdering Family Who He Met During Cruise

    Former Royal Caribbean Crew Member Convicted of Murdering Family Who He Met During Cruise
    Newspapers are reporting that a jury in Canada convicted a former Royal Caribbean waiter, from Mauritius, of murdering a young woman and her family who he met during a cruise in 2009.  In December of 2009, two weeks before…
  • May 27

    Celebrity Constellation Delayed in Barcelona

    Celebrity Constellation Delayed in Barcelona
    Celebrity Cruises passengers intending to depart yesterday on the Celebrity Constellation from Barcelona, Spain are stuck in that port for two days due to propulsion issues, even though the cruise ship just came out of dry dock. During the…
  • May 22

    Drug Mules Used Costa Cruise Ships to Smuggle Cocaine

    Drug Mules Used Costa Cruise Ships to Smuggle Cocaine
    For a two year period from 2012 to 2014, as many as thirty-four people who posed as cruise ship passengers on Costa ships participated in a smuggling network that transported hashish from Morocco to Brazil and cocaine from South America…
Rank this Week: 128

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • May 28

    30 with E. coli prompt larger flour recall in Canada

    30 with E. coli prompt larger flour recall in Canada
    There are now 30 cases of E. coli O121 under investigation. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has added more brands to its recall list of flour and flour based products,... Continue Reading
  • May 4

    E. coli O111 Recall Linked to Veal

    E. coli O111 Recall Linked to Veal
    Marcho Farms, Inc., a Souderton, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,620 pounds of boneless veal, and ground veal, beef and pork products that may be adulterated withnon-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E.... Continue Reading
  • Apr 12

    Chicken & Rice Guys E. coli Outbreak Hits 14

    Chicken & Rice Guys E. coli Outbreak Hits 14
    The Boston Globe reported last night reported that an E. coli O157: H7 outbreak had shuttered three locations of the Chicken & Rice Guys, as well as its fleet of Middle... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 301

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • May 28

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria
    Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava’s brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. We have been notified by our... Continue Reading
  • May 17

    6,000 Pounds of Cheese Recalled Due to Listeria

    6,000 Pounds of Cheese Recalled Due to Listeria
    La Nica Products, Inc. is recalling 6,000 pounds of white cheese with the names “Quesos de la Costa,” “Queso Duro Blando,” and “Hard Soft Cheese.” The cheese was sold in... Continue Reading
  • Apr 27

    Ham Recalled Over Listeria Worry

    Ham Recalled Over Listeria Worry
    Fineberg Packing Co., Inc., a Memphis, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food…
Rank this Week: 747

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 28

    The 90/10 Rule

    The 90/10 Rule
    Louis S. Harrison, specializing in sophisticated tax, corporate, and estate planning, is proposing a new rule for planners: the 90/10 rule. While many are familiar with the 80/20 rule, 80% of revenue comes from 20% of clients, the 90/10…
  • May 28

    When Wills Become Won't

    When Wills Become Won't
    The transfer of wealth from the baby boomer generation, while a boon to their children, may be of even greater benefit to lawyers. A recent report from BMO Wealth Management indicates that a failure to prepare family and beneficiaries for...
  • May 27

    Laissez-faire Estate Planning

    Laissez-faire Estate Planning
    More than half of Americans do not have a formal estate plan; 52 percent do not currently have a will in place. Among those that do have a will in place, a majority intend an equal distribution among beneficiaries, but...
Rank this Week: 22

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 28

    Welcome To The Pepperdine Law School Class of 2020

    Welcome To The Pepperdine Law School Class of 2020
    Courtney and I are very much looking forward to getting to know the incoming Pepperdine Law School Class of 2020 at a series of summer dinners, beginning tonight.
  • May 28

    New York Times College Ranking

    New York Times College Ranking
    New York Times Sunday Review, Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream: Welcome to the third annual College Access Index. It's a New York Times ranking of colleges — those with a five-year graduation rate of at least 75 percent…
  • May 28

    Richard Bierschbach (Cardozo) Named Dean At Wayne State

    Richard Bierschbach (Cardozo) Named Dean At Wayne State
    Richard Bierschbach (Cardozo) has been named Dean at Wayne State, succeeding Jocelyn Benson, who was the youngest woman to ever be a law school dean (and the only law school dean to run the Boston Marathon while eight months pregnant), who…
Rank this Week: 6

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 28

    "Mad Dog" Mattis Gives Quote Of The Year | The Daily Caller

    "Mad Dog" Mattis Gives Quote Of The Year | The Daily Caller
    “What keeps you awake at night?” CBS “Face the Nation” host John Dickerson asked Mattis. “Nothing,” a stonefaced Mattis responded. “I keep other people awake at night.” via dailycaller.com
  • May 28

    Woman locked kids in car trunk and went shopping – police — RT America

    Woman locked kids in car trunk and went shopping – police — RT America
    The reasons behind the woman’s actions remained unknown. via www.rt.com Surely the issue should be whether it was reasonable for the mom to lock the children in the trunk. This would depend in part on what she was shopping for...
  • May 28

    Even Univision is bailing out on the Puerto Rican Day Parade - Hot Air Hot Air

    Even Univision is bailing out on the Puerto Rican Day Parade - Hot Air Hot Air
    The decision to honor convicted FALN terrorist Oscar López Rivera in next month’s Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City is really blowing up in the organizers’ faces. Just last week we talked about the lengthy list of…
Rank this Week: 93

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 28

    A Morning At Federal Court

    A Morning At Federal Court
    photo by Danielle Corbisiero Guest post by Cecilia Anguiano, rising 3L at Lewis & Clark Law School. The United States District Court for the Southern District of California is one of the busiest courts in the entire country. The…
  • May 28

    Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball Star in International Incident

    Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball Star in International Incident
    World events have had an impact on one NBA professional basketball player. ABC News reports that, after being detained in Romania and having his passport revoked by the Turkish government, Enes Kanter, who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder,…
  • May 28

    Law and Order Season Finale on the "American Dream/Sanctuary"

    Law and Order Season Finale on the "American Dream/Sanctuary"
    Last week, Law & Order: SVU had its season finale and it had a "ripped from the headlines" story line about hate crimes against Muslims, undocumented immigrants, "sanctuary cities," and more. Here is a description:…
Rank this Week: 16