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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

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

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Jul 24

    General Motors Recalls Another 800,000 Cars, Cites More Deaths Related to Faulty Ignition Switche

    General Motors Recalls Another 800,000 Cars, Cites More Deaths Related to Faulty Ignition Switche
    Automaker General Motors is recalling yet another 822,000 cars in six new recalls, upping its total number of recalls this year to 60 recalls. The new recalls means that already this year, GM has recalled 29 million million autos globally.…
  • Jul 21

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five
    The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into what caused the Massachusetts hot air balloon accident that left five people injured. The accident happened Saturday when the balloon “Raspberry Ripple” struck power lines as its…
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Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

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

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Jul 28

    Albert J. Carroll Joins Morris James’ Business Litigation Practice

    Albert J. Carroll Joins Morris James’ Business Litigation Practice
    Morris James has announced that Albert J. Carroll has joined the Firm’s Business Litigation Group as an associate in its Wilmington office. His practice will focus on Corporate and Commercial Litigation. “Albert’s experience…
Rank this Week: 489

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/
  • Jul 28

    Parker Posey: And all she wants to do is dance.

    Parker Posey: And all she wants to do is dance.
    They're picking up prisoners--and putting them in a pen. All she wants to do is dance. --Danny Kortchmar/WB Music Corp. ASCAP (1984) Get "Party Girl" (1995) and watch her dance in the last scene. Add Ms. Posey to our...
  • Jul 26

    The Economist has had it with Putin; calls out France, Italy, Germany, US and UK.

    The Economist has had it with Putin; calls out France, Italy, Germany, US and UK.
    The West as Appeasement Weenies? See Russia, MH17 and the West: A web of lies. Screaming excerpts: Since the murders of the passengers of MH17 the responses have been almost as limp. The European Union is threatening far-reaching…
  • Jul 26

    Prisoner of Rock 'n' Roll: Best rock refrain ever.

    Prisoner of Rock 'n' Roll: Best rock refrain ever.
    Lord, take me downtown, I'm just lookin' for some tush. --Gibbons, Beard & Hill...
Rank this Week: 73

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jul 28

    New Study Links Sleep Deprivation to False Memorie

    New Study Links Sleep Deprivation to False Memorie
    A new study out of University of California, Irvine revealed a link between sleep deprivation and false memories. Lead researcher Steven Frenda told the Huffington Post that a lack of sleep can lead to memories being more easily manipulated…
  • Jul 25

    Winston-Salem Chronicle Calls for Justice in Howard Case

    Winston-Salem Chronicle Calls for Justice in Howard Case
    An editorial in Thursday's Winston-Salem Chronicle called for justice in the case of Darryl Howard who has wrongly served 20 years in prison for a double murder and arson of which he is innocent. In May, Howard's convictions were overturned…
  • Jul 25

    Prade Continues Fight to Clear His Name

    Prade Continues Fight to Clear His Name
    A year and a half after Ohio Innocence Project client Douglas Prade was cleared of a 1997 murder based on new DNA results that excluded him as the source of critical crime scene evidence, he is stilling fighting to clear his name. Prade was…
Rank this Week: 660

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Huh? Rep. McKeon on the White House and the Iraq AUMF

    Huh? Rep. McKeon on the White House and the Iraq AUMF
    A little postscript to my note about Friday’s vote in the House, regarding military operations in Iraq: this quite critical statement, which House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon released on…
  • Jul 28

    What Lisa Monaco Actually Said

    What Lisa Monaco Actually Said
    Over at Just Security, Steve Vladeck objects to the piece Jack, Bobby, Matt and I wrote over the weekend on Lisa Monaco’s AUMF comments at the Aspen Security Forum. He argues that we are over-reading her comments. I’ll let readers…
  • Jul 28

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Violence and confusion rages on between Israel and Gaza. Apropos of the latter, accounts differ as to whether and to what extent Israeli Defense Forces have taken responsibility for the shelling of a U.N. school in Gaza. USA Today and Time…
Rank this Week: 68

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    BIZJET EXEC IS OUT OF BUSINESS

    BIZJET EXEC IS OUT OF BUSINESS
    Former Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Subsidiary BizJet Pleads Guilty to Foreign Bribery Charges The former president and chief executive officer of BizJet International Sales and Support Inc., a U.S.-based subsidiary of…
  • Jul 28

    WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION'S OK?

    WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION'S OK?
    Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S. Americans say higher health insurance rates for smokers are justified by Rebecca Riffkin WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be…
  • Jul 28

    GLOBAL WARMING'S PAUSE

    GLOBAL WARMING'S PAUSE
    Global warming ‘pause’ reflects natural fluctuation Statistical analysis shows pattern consistent with pre-industrial temperature swings, study…
Rank this Week: 16

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 28

    Woman Killed in Car Accident on U.S. 380 in Bridgeport, Texas – Alcohol Suspected

    Woman Killed in Car Accident on U.S. 380 in Bridgeport, Texas – Alcohol Suspected
    Bridgeport, TX — One person was killed after the vehicle she was riding in was hit by a suspected drunk driver at the intersection of U.S. 380 and Farm Road 1658 in Bridgeport, Texas, on Sunday, July 27, 2014. The accident took place…
  • Jul 28

    Two Injured in Car Accident on South Padre Island Drive in Corpus Christi, Texa

    Two Injured in Car Accident on South Padre Island Drive in Corpus Christi, Texa
    Corpus Christi, TX — Two people were injured when a car lost control in the parking lot of a car dealership in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The accident took place on South Padre Island Drive around four in the…
  • Jul 28

    Man Hospitalized After Accident on Crosstown Expressway in Corpus Christi, Texa

    Man Hospitalized After Accident on Crosstown Expressway in Corpus Christi, Texa
    Corpus Christi, TX — A man was hospitalized after being struck by a car early on the morning of Friday, July 25, 2014, in Corpus Christi, Texas. The accident took place on the Crosstown Expressway, around three in the morning. According…
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On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 28

    Deal to improve veterans’ health care costs $17B

    Deal to improve veterans’ health care costs $17B
    A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans…
  • Jul 28

    State pension system doubles up on expected return

    State pension system doubles up on expected return
    The announcement marks the fifth consecutive year the pension fund has posted positive results since June 30, 2009, when it experienced a 20 percent decline.
  • Jul 28

    D.C. asks for stay of ruling allowing gun carrying

    D.C. asks for stay of ruling allowing gun carrying
    Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying guns outside the home.
Rank this Week: 545

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 28

    Liquefied Natural Gas Limited to Acquire Nova Scotia LNG Terminal Site

    Liquefied Natural Gas Limited to Acquire Nova Scotia LNG Terminal Site
    Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) announced that it will acquire the Bear Head LNG terminal site in Nova Scotia for US$11 million.  The site was at one time being developed as an LNG import terminal by Anadarko Petroleum.  LNGL…
  • Jul 25

    Another LNG Export Bill Introduced

    Another LNG Export Bill Introduced
    Oil & Gas Journal reports that Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) has introduced S. 2638, a bill that would require the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to make a national interest determination on an LNG export application within 45 days after an…
  • Jul 25

    Summary of Maryland Agencies’ Review of the Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Project Filed at FERC

    Summary of Maryland Agencies’ Review of the Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Project Filed at FERC
    The Maryland State Clearinghouse, responsible for coordinating an intergovernmental review of the Dominion Cove Point LNG (DCP) export project, submitted a letter to FERC summarizing various state agencies’ comments on the…
Rank this Week: 156

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Cost of Incarceration Is Not a Permissible Factor In Deciding Whether To Impose Imprisonment

    Cost of Incarceration Is Not a Permissible Factor In Deciding Whether To Impose Imprisonment
    United States v. Park, No. 13-4142-cr (2d Cir. July 9, 2014) (Cabranes, Carney, and Droney) (per curiam), available hereConvicted of filing a false corporate tax return, Park was sentenced to three years' probation, including six months'…
  • Jul 28

    Admission of Lineup Identification of Defendant Was, At Most, Harmless Error

    Admission of Lineup Identification of Defendant Was, At Most, Harmless Error
    United States v. Reed, No. 13-0359(L) (2d Cir. June 25, 2014) (Jacobs, Calabresi, and Pooler), available hereReed was convicted after trial of various federal charges arising from the shooting and attempted robbery of a rival drug…
  • Jul 28

    Supreme Court's Peugh Decision Not Retroactive To Cases on Collateral Review

    Supreme Court's Peugh Decision Not Retroactive To Cases on Collateral Review
    Herrera-Gomez v. United States, No. 14-1166 (2d Cir. June 17, 2014) (Winter, Walker, and Cabranes) (per curiam), available herePetitioner, a federal prisoner convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin, moved in the Circuit for leave to…
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Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Jul 28

    Tenure-Track Property Law Position at University of Montana School of Law

    Tenure-Track Property Law Position at University of Montana School of Law
    The good folks in Missoula shared their position advertisement with me so I can it share with you all. Jim K. Best place to live and teach in the U.S.: The University of Montana School of Law anticipates hiring a...
  • Jul 28

    Cincinnati weighs an "icon tax" to save beleagured historic building

    Cincinnati weighs an "icon tax" to save beleagured historic building
    Two magisterial structures in Cincinnati--the ornate Music Hall and Union Terminal--are the subject of a proposed sales tax to raise money needed to preserve the buildings. The Cincinnati Enquirer ran a series of op-eds today on the issue,…
  • Jul 25

    Colorado district court holds local government's fracking ban is preempted by state oil and gas law

    Colorado district court holds local government's fracking ban is preempted by state oil and gas law
    Yesterday, a Colorado district (trial) court found that the city of Longmont's ban on hydraulic fracturing and the storage and disposal of hydraulic fracturing waste in the city was invalid. The court held that the local government's…
Rank this Week: 157

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

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Best wishes to those sitting for the bar!

    Best wishes to those sitting for the bar!
    While browsing through our fabulous legal postcard and ephemera collection from Michael Hoeflich, I ran across several that mention being called to the bar. They inevitably involve a fun drinking pun. Folks just can't help it!So here's to the…
  • Jul 21

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council
    A wonderful new resource for legal historians has recently been released online from two familiar faces at Boston College Law School: Sharon Hamby O'Connor, Professor Emerita, and Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor and Lee…
  • Jun 20

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...
    This slim volume--with a pretty jazzy cover--provides a look at four years in the life of a Massachusetts justice of the peace, in the early days of the United States. Titled Justice Matters, Or a Memorandum of Civil Actions Before William…
Rank this Week: 715

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Jul 28

    There is No Humane Method of Execution

    There is No Humane Method of Execution
    On July 21, 2014, Arizona convicted murderer John Rudolph Woods became the fourth condemned inmate this year to die in a “botched” lethal injection execution in this country. He spent… read more →
  • Jul 22

    RELIABILITY OF VIDEOTAPED CONFESSIONS IN DEBATE

    RELIABILITY OF VIDEOTAPED CONFESSIONS IN DEBATE
    Courts generally consider the evidentiary power of confessions to be uniquely persuasive of guilt. In 1991, the U.S. Supreme Court Arizona v. Fulminante found that a confession is unlike any… read more →
  • Jun 29

    Texas Court Sets Hurdles in Intentional Forensic Misconduct Case

    Texas Court Sets Hurdles in Intentional Forensic Misconduct Case
    In January 2012 the Texas Department of Public Safety realized it had a major problem with one of its employees—a forensic scientist named Jonathan Salvador who had been employed with… read more →
Rank this Week: 999

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Caring for an Ailing Spouse

    Caring for an Ailing Spouse
    When one spouse has a chronic illness there are obvious challenges facing the couple. Provided below are various answers from couples as to how they have made their difficult situation work. Not only do they say that it takes love,...
  • Jul 28

    Why the 'Top Funds' May Be A Flop

    Why the 'Top Funds' May Be A Flop
    The “top funds” list has been a staple of the investment press for years, dazzling many with the potential for market-beating gains. Yet many people do not know that the lists are continually changing, and it is almost impossible for...
  • Jul 28

    Wyly Brothers Facing Huge Penalties After Found Guilty of Fraud

    Wyly Brothers Facing Huge Penalties After Found Guilty of Fraud
    As I have previously discussed, a jury found brothers Samuel Wyly and Charles Wyly guilty of fraud in May. The offshore trusts brought in $550 million in profits for the brothers. Now the SEC is asking the judge to assess...
Rank this Week: 21

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Attorneys Who Won Landmark Lead Paint Judgment and Cleanup Named Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year

    Attorneys Who Won Landmark Lead Paint Judgment and Cleanup Named Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year
    The attorneys who successfully fought for lead paint cleanup in People of California v. Atlantic Fidelma FitzpatrickRichfield were named Sunday as Public Justice’s 2014 Trial Lawyers of the Year.The 27 attorneys won a $1.15 billion…
  • Jul 28

    Inequality Is Not Inevitable

    Inequality Is Not Inevitable
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from opinionator.blogs.nytimes.comAN insidious trend has developed over this past third of a century. A country that experienced shared growth after World War II began to tear apart, so…
  • Jul 28

    Fast food workers meet in suburban Chicago to plan escalation of demands for higher pay, union

    Fast food workers meet in suburban Chicago to plan escalation of demands for higher pay, union
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.newser.com CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention…
Rank this Week: 352

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 495

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Update: 3550-3650 MHz Replies Extended to August 15

    Update: 3550-3650 MHz Replies Extended to August 15
    No need to read the post; the headline says it all. A recent item in in our series of posts on the FCC’s novel spectrum-management proposals for the 3550-3650 MHz band (and possibly 3650-6700 MHz as well) told you the reply comment…
  • Jul 24

    Congress Contemplates Cohabitation at 5.85-5.925 GHz

    Congress Contemplates Cohabitation at 5.85-5.925 GHz
    Bill would set timetable for unlicensed operation, deferred by FCC in April. The crack electrical engineers and spectrum policy experts elected to the U.S. Congress are considering a bill called the Wi-Fi Innovation Act. Readers may recall…
  • Jul 24

    Update: FCC Announces Form 477 Web Pages, Webinar

    Update: FCC Announces Form 477 Web Pages, Webinar
    Webinar on new filing interface for Form 477 to be held on August 6; FCC releases link to Form 477 filing resources. As we reported last month, the new Form 477 filing interface implemented as part of the Commission’s expansion of the…
Rank this Week: 838

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 28

    Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban

    Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban
    A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, marking the latest in a string of significant wins for gay-marriage backers. The 2-1 ruling, from the Fourth U.S. Circuit…
  • Jul 28

    Police Officers Are Immune from Taser Suit, Appeals Court Rule

    Police Officers Are Immune from Taser Suit, Appeals Court Rule
    Missouri police who fatally stunned a mentally ill man with a Taser can't be sued over his death, a federal appeals court ruled, in the latest case to test the legal boundaries of the weapon's use.
  • Jul 28

    Why Florida’s Governor Likes Self-Driving Cars: “Jobs”

    Why Florida’s Governor Likes Self-Driving Cars: “Jobs”
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott got one of the first rides today when Audi demonstrated its prototype "Traffic Jam Pilot" system on a closed section of Tampa's Selmon Expressway.
Rank this Week: 12

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    Good luck on the Bar Exam!

    Good luck on the Bar Exam!
    Today is a day of prayer, even for those whose daily life is agnostic at best, for tomorrow is the dreaded bar exam. I wish everyone great luck with a positive outcome, particuarly in the hard jurisdictions (New York and...
  • Jul 28

    WSJ Story - Q&A: Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu Talks About His Entry Into Politic

    WSJ Story - Q&A: Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu Talks About His Entry Into Politic
    Columbia Law professor Tim Wu (Columbia) coined the term "net neutrality". He has a recent piece in the Yale Law Journal on Parallel Exclusion. He worked at the FTC and is slated to teach Antitrust Law this year at Columbia....
  • Jul 28

    Identifying Industry Margins with Unobserved Price Constraints: Structural Estimation on Pharmaceutical

    Identifying Industry Margins with Unobserved Price Constraints: Structural Estimation on Pharmaceutical
    Pierre Dubois, Toulouse and Laura Lasio are Identifying Industry Margins with Unobserved Price Constraints: Structural Estimation on Pharmaceuticals. ABSTRACT: We provide a method allowing to identify margins in an oligopoly price competition…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Jul 28

    Greenhill Reports Lower Profit but Exceeds Expectation

    Greenhill Reports Lower Profit but Exceeds Expectation
    Amid a flurry of large deals worldwide, the boutique investment bank experiences a "relatively quiet" first half in transaction completions.
  • Jul 28

    Why Dollar Tree-Family Dollar Deal May Spark a Bidding War

    Why Dollar Tree-Family Dollar Deal May Spark a Bidding War
    As a percentage of revenue, the cost-savings in the merger are relatively low, says Kevin Allison of Reuters Breakingviews, and that may leave room for sector giant Dollar General to lob in a bid.
  • Jul 28

    The Prospect of Other Bidders for Family Dollar

    The Prospect of Other Bidders for Family Dollar
    Traders' enthusiasm for Family Dollar's stock on Monday reflected, in part, the notion that other bidders might emerge. But Dollar Tree's offer may be the best deal Family Dollar investors are going to get.
Rank this Week: 4

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 15

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Drug Induced Liver Injurie

    Drug Induced Liver Injurie
    Drug induced liver injuries can develop following the use of a wide range of drugs, including over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol and Hydroxycut, and prescription drugs such as: Levaquin Strattera Nizoral Propylthiouracil Pemoline…
  • Jul 22

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation
    For months, we have been talking about the increasing concerns over testosterone replacement therapy and the accompanying potential side effects, a topic that was buried under a rug for years because no one ever told us about the risks.…
  • Jul 15

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information
    Everyone now agrees that power morcellators as used now are not safe because they increase the risk of cancer in women.   Experts at the FDA disagree as to whether or not they should be banned or continue to be used, but with stronger…
Rank this Week: 759

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: 214

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Jul 28

    Continued News Coverage

    Continued News Coverage
    Today's Wall Street Journal reports, "Secrecy Over Executions Faces Challenges," by Ashby Jones. The move toward secrecy comes as states struggle to carry out capital punishment in a way that comports both with the Constitution's ban on…
  • Jul 28

    Much More Arizona Commentary

    Much More Arizona Commentary
    The New York Times Taking Note blog posts, "Why the Death Penalty Is Doomed," by Jesse Wegman. Alex Kozinski, a federal judge on the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, has gone on the record saying he is “generally...
  • Jul 28

    Another Round of Editorials Focus on Arizona

    Another Round of Editorials Focus on Arizona
    "Why The US Should End the Death Penalty," is the Washington Post editorial. The death penalty in the United States is in crisis for many reasons. Most states now use injected drugs to kill death-row inmates, and those drugs are...
Rank this Week: 27

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Jul 28

    Proposed House Bill Would Make Organizing A Civil Right

    Proposed House Bill Would Make Organizing A Civil Right
    The Nation reports that House Democrats John Lewis (GA) and Keith Ellison (MN) plan on introducing legislation that would make labor organizing akin to a civil right.  As currently written, the bill would amend the National Labor…
  • Jul 28

    Board ALJ Nixes Mercedes’ Handbook Policy

    Board ALJ Nixes Mercedes’ Handbook Policy
    Last week, a National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge determined that Mercedes-Benz’s employee handbook contained an overly broad and unlawful policy.  The complaint brought by the United Auto Workers (UAW) alleged…
  • Jul 25

    Top 10 NLRB Issues to Monitor the Rest of the Year

    Top 10 NLRB Issues to Monitor the Rest of the Year
    1.  Aftermath of Noel Canning The Supreme Court determined in late June of this year that President Obama’s purported recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional.  Hundreds, or potentially…
Rank this Week: 787

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    What is going on at Clearspire?

    What is going on at Clearspire?
    Clearspire -- along with Axiom, LegalForce, VLP Law Group, Vista Law, Legal Force, and Paragon -- is one of the most interesting and innovative companies (law firms?) in the legal space. (John Dzienkowski published an excellent article about…
  • Jul 28

    ACLU/Human Rights Watch Report on Government Surveillance of the Media and Lawyer

    ACLU/Human Rights Watch Report on Government Surveillance of the Media and Lawyer
    The ACLU and Human Rights Watch have issued this 120 page report on government surveillance and its effects on journalists and lawyers. A press release summarizing the key findings is here. The report has a section on professional…
  • Jul 28

    Honesty and competence in negotiating contracts: red-lining etiquette

    Honesty and competence in negotiating contracts: red-lining etiquette
    There's an interesting discussion at Adams on Contract Drafting about red-lining etiquette. (h/t: Corporate Counsel) The comments discuss what's fair, or misleading, or confusing. I was recently told by some corporate lawyers that they always…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Jul 28

    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL PLAYERS ARE NOT EMPLOYEES

    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL PLAYERS ARE NOT EMPLOYEES
    Recently, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that grant-in-aid scholarship football players at Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act. This has raised the question whether such players…
  • Jul 24

    Part 4–THE DELINQUENT INTERNATIONAL RETURN SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

    Part 4–THE DELINQUENT INTERNATIONAL RETURN SUBMISSION PROCEDURES
    Below is Part 4 of my partner, Rick Josepher’s, analysis of the new offshore enforcement environment in light of the new 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Procedures. To view this Part, and all prior parts, in PDF format (which will be…
  • Jul 18

    APPLICABLE FEDERAL RATES–AUGUST 2014

    APPLICABLE FEDERAL RATES–AUGUST 2014
    Follow @crubincrubin
Rank this Week: 497

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jul 28

    First MarkelFest! at SEALS

    First MarkelFest! at SEALS
    The first MarkelFest! will be at SEALS this Saturday, August 2, from 8:30-?, in Seaglass Lounge at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Continuing Dan's tradition of blog-sponsored conference get-togethers and now under a new moniker,…
  • Jul 28

    FSU Memoral at SEALS

    FSU Memoral at SEALS
    Florida State will sponsor a formal memorial program on Monday August 4, from 6:15-7:15 in Magnolia D. Approximately 50 people already have expressed interest in attending and/or speaking. If you have not responded and are interested in…
  • Jul 24

    Rest in Peace, Dan

    Rest in Peace, Dan
    Our dear friend Dan was to be laid to rest today. All of us here, and so many others elsewhere, send our love to him, and our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. As his family has noted, memorial donations may be made to the…
Rank this Week: 24

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    Tweet du Jour….

    Tweet du Jour….
  • Jul 28

    Chameleon Copy – Bespoke web design and content

    Chameleon Copy – Bespoke web design and content
    A very good friend, Natasha Phillips, has set up her own web design and content service and I am delighted to be able to give it a mention here! “Chameleon Copy offers bespoke website design and content, press releases, speeches,…
  • Jul 28

    Guest Post: Botched Work Still Commonplace in Cosmetic Surgery

    Guest Post: Botched Work Still Commonplace in Cosmetic Surgery
    Botched Work Still Commonplace in Cosmetic Surgery In the vast majority of cases, cosmetic surgery runs smoothly, but from time to time, negligence can be at work, with dire consequences for patients. Patients that are unhappy with the…
Rank this Week: 138

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 538

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Family Court Act § 311.4(3)

    Family Court Act § 311.4(3)
    In this proceeding, the criminal respondent is charged with committing acts which, were she an adult, would constitute the crimes of Prostitution, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree, and False…
  • Jul 27

    People v. Fountain

    People v. Fountain
    People v. Fountain Court Discusses Whether the Defendant Evinced a Depraved Indifference to Human Life The defendant was indicted for manslaughter in the second degree and criminal negligent homicide in connection with the deaths of two…
  • Jul 27

    Criminal Term, Part I

    Criminal Term, Part I
    Accordingly, defendant was produced on August 7, 1968 in Criminal Term, Part I, where I was presiding. The endorsement on the record for that date states that 'defendant appeared for further proceedings pursuant to the order of the Court...
Rank this Week: 707

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jul 28

    Legal Studies Position - Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

    Legal Studies Position - Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
    Earlier today I received an e-mail regarding both tenure-track and non-tenure track (or clinical) positions at The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Details available after the break. The following is quoted from the e-mail I…
  • Jul 28

    American Apparel 1, NFL 0

    American Apparel 1, NFL 0
    As many readers (and all of my friends) know, I am a bit of a sports fan. Having been a college athlete (field hockey, at Brown University, for trivia buffs), I focus most of my attention on college games. I...
  • Jul 28

    Crowdfunding: Are Crowds Wise or Idiots?

    Crowdfunding: Are Crowds Wise or Idiots?
    The new crowdfunding exemption in section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act will, once the SEC adopts the rules required to implement it, allow ordinary investors to invest in unregistered securities offerings. Will those unsophisticated…
Rank this Week: 86

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jul 28

    Death and Abuse at the Southwest Border

    Death and Abuse at the Southwest Border
    As Congress debates how to respond to children's migration from Central America, we must not forget that Customs and Border Protection is in dire need of improved oversight and accountability. Here are three examples of how the system is…
  • Jul 28

    How Surveillance is Changing Journalism and the Law

    How Surveillance is Changing Journalism and the Law
    If I can't report a story without keeping a source safe, I'm not going to report a story. – Jonathan S. Landay, Senior national security and intelligence correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers It turns out that surveillance affects more…
  • Jul 25

    Prisoners Tortured by the CIA Find Justice (In Europe)

    Prisoners Tortured by the CIA Find Justice (In Europe)
    A court handed down a huge victory yesterday, for two men who were rendered to a secret prison in Poland and tortured by the CIA. But it wasn't in an American court. And it wasn't the United States that was held to account. In two landmark…
Rank this Week: 92

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 193

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Steven R. Shapiro (Part Five)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Steven R. Shapiro (Part Five)
    Arguing before the Supreme Court, watching United States v. Windsor play out, the emergence of procedural barriers to courts, how the Court has changed since Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, and how to talk about the Court. In this six-part…
  • Jul 28

    Another circuit rules for same-sex marriage

    Another circuit rules for same-sex marriage
    Continuing the year-long, so far uninterrupted trend of court rulings against states’ bans of same-sex marriage, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday nullified the Virginia prohibition; the panel divided two…
  • Jul 28

    ABA annual meeting to host Court-related event

    ABA annual meeting to host Court-related event
    The annual meeting of the American Bar Association, which will take place from August 8 through August 10 in Boston, will include several events of interest to Court watchers.  On August 8 this blog’s Rory Little will moderate a…
Rank this Week: 33

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    There’s a line in my favorite writer Kurt Vonnegut’s Jailbird that goes ”‘Hello and goodbye.’  What else is there to say?  Our language is much larger than it needs to be.”  I…
  • Jul 28

    Harley-Davidson Booze Coming Soon?

    Harley-Davidson Booze Coming Soon?
    With the 74th Anniversary of the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally less than a week away, it seemed like a good time to check in on recent Harley-Davidson trademark activity at the USPTO. As it turns out, a very interesting…
  • Jul 25

    Adam Sandler Is Not Laughing

    Adam Sandler Is Not Laughing
    A beloved childhood game is at the heart of an intellectual property dispute.  Landmark Entertainment Group, LLC (“Landmark”) sued Hasbro Studios (“Hasbro”) over the contractual and intellectual property rights in…
Rank this Week: 204

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jul 28

    Guerra fiscal: governo paulista ajuíza dez ADIs questionando benefícios de ICMS

    Guerra fiscal: governo paulista ajuíza dez ADIs questionando benefícios de ICMS
    O governador de São Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin, ajuizou no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) dez Ações Diretas de Inconstitucionalidade (ADIs), com pedidos de liminar, contra normas dos Estados do Tocantins (ADIs 5143, 5144 e…
  • Jul 28

    STF julga 18 temas de repercussão geral no primeiro semestre

    STF julga 18 temas de repercussão geral no primeiro semestre
    Os ministros do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) julgaram, no primeiro semestre deste ano, o mérito de 18 processos com repercussão geral reconhecida. Ao todo, a Corte já se pronunciou definitivamente em 182 temas que…
  • Jul 25

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 25/7 20h30 - Iluminuras“Antes que eu morra” é o título do livro do jornalista e escritor Luis Erlanger que fala, no programa, sobre o thriller policial que conta a história de um personagem sem…
Rank this Week: 109

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Jul 28

    #barpreplife: Let the #barexam begin

    #barpreplife: Let the #barexam begin
    GUEST BLOG by Lauren Thedford, SMU Law School graduate and BARBRI bar review student I’m headed to my hotel this afternoon to get settled in. I’ve found a gym nearby so I can afford myself some stress relief if I have time. Mom…
  • Jul 15

    #barpreplife: BEWARE — Bar Prepper

    #barpreplife: BEWARE — Bar Prepper
    GUEST BLOG by Lauren Thedford, SMU Law School graduate and BARBRI bar review student 2 Weeks Left The countdown is no longer a friendly thing. To be honest, I’m not sure if it ever was. Today marks 15 days until the bar exam. The…
  • Jul 10

    #barpreplife: #BarPrepTweetsOTheWeek brought to you in the form of #BarPrepMovieTitle

    #barpreplife: #BarPrepTweetsOTheWeek brought to you in the form of #BarPrepMovieTitle
    GUEST BLOG by Lauren Thedford, SMU Law School graduate and BARBRI bar review student What do you do on a Monday night deep in the middle of bar prep? You manipulate popular movie titles into bar prep related titles. This definitely counts as…
Rank this Week: 861

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    News of the wonk

    News of the wonk
    Today's Recorder reports High Court Appointee is Ready to Wonk and Governor Appoints Legal Adviser to Third District: "Brown's selection of Renner continues a long tradition of governors nominating their legal secretaries to…
  • Jul 25

    Another nomination! (This one to the 3d)

    Another nomination! (This one to the 3d)
    Friday, July 25, 2014 Governor Brown Nominates Jonathan K. Rennerto the Third District Court of AppealSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the nomination of Jonathan K. Renner for associate justice of the Third…
  • Jul 23

    Comment on proposed 9th Circuit rule changes!

    Comment on proposed 9th Circuit rule changes!
    The 9th Circuit has posted a request for public comment about possible rule changes here, including codification of the streamlined extension procedure. Weigh in by emailing comments before September 3.
Rank this Week: 683

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jul 28

    Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 1

    Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 1
    The Top Ten Estate Planning Marketing Must-Do’s: Part 1. Every practice in every market is unique. The details change, but the fundamentals of successful marketing and practice development are the same. Get these right, and you’re well on…
  • Jul 24

    IMS Client Spotlight - Attorney Paul Tierney

    IMS Client Spotlight - Attorney Paul Tierney
    Our Client Spotlight this week is Paul Tierney from Quincy, MA. Paul has been a dedicated client with us for quite a while, and he reaps the benefits of a long-standing marketing relationship.
  • Jul 23

    Good to ... Gone?

    Good to ... Gone?
    The book Good to Great by Jim Collins was one of the best-selling business books of all time. Readers flocked to this road map in hopes of taking their own companies to “sustained greatness.” The only problem is, the road map turned out…
Rank this Week: 901

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 72