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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
Rank this Week: 541

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/
Rank this Week: 539

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

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

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

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

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

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

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 168

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/
  • Aug 28

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Restoraton After a long time Without Driving

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Restoraton After a long time Without Driving
    In my role as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, I often hear some say that he or she hasn't driven for years and years, as if that might help win his or her license back. While I completely understand...
  • Aug 24

    How NOT to lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal

    How NOT to lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal
    If I wanted to write an article about how to do your own driver's license restoration or clearance case, I could manage it in one word: Don't. It is no surprise that man of my license appeal clients are people...
  • Aug 21

    Don't get Scammed when Hiring a Michigan DUI Lawyer

    Don't get Scammed when Hiring a Michigan DUI Lawyer
    In my role handling Michigan DUI charges in the Detroit area (Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties), I am in court just about every day for something DUI or DUI-related. I see a lot, and that includes plenty of cases besides...
Rank this Week: 394

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/
Rank this Week: 75

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 27

    "A Supreme Court Justice of Few Words, Many of Them Other People's"

    "A Supreme Court Justice of Few Words, Many of Them Other People's"
    "A Supreme Court Justice of Few Words, Many of Them Other People's": Adam Liptak will have this article in Friday's edition of The New York Times discussing, among other things, a paper by Adam Feldman titled "A Brief Assessment of Supreme…
  • Aug 27

    "Arkansas's Mixed Religious Messages"

    "Arkansas's Mixed Religious Messages"
    "Arkansas's Mixed Religious Messages": Online at Bloomberg View, Noah Feldman has an essay that begins, "Arkansas, which is poised to erect a new Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of its state capitol, has just rejected a request by a…
  • Aug 27

    "Record Breaking Term for Amicus Curiae in Supreme Court Reflects New Norm"

    "Record Breaking Term for Amicus Curiae in Supreme Court Reflects New Norm"
    "Record Breaking Term for Amicus Curiae in Supreme Court Reflects New Norm": Anthony J. Franze and R. Reeves Anderson recently had this essay in The National Law Journal.
Rank this Week: 19

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Internship: U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Internship: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    The USDA Office of the Ombudsperson seeks a Volunteer Intern for a two to four month position. The intern will learn about the functions of an external Organizational Ombuds office within a large federal agency and assist with outreach, data…
  • Aug 25

    Ombuds Journal Seeks Editorial Board Member

    Ombuds Journal Seeks Editorial Board Member
    The editors of the Journal of the International Ombudsman Association are looking expand their editorial board. The peer-reviewed semi-annual journal needs volunteers to review submissions and work with authors, plan future editions, and…
  • Aug 25

    Ombuds at Oslo and Akershus University Posts First Report

    Ombuds at Oslo and Akershus University Posts First Report
    Anita Tøien Johansen, the Studentombud for the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, has published her first semi-annual report. She reports strong demand for her services -- 76 inquiries in the first six months,…
Rank this Week: 138

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 27

    Editorial Advisory Board: ‘A loss of faith’

    Editorial Advisory Board: ‘A loss of faith’
    A recently released report of the Baltimore city grand jury that served from January until May gives the public a window through which to view some Baltimore police officers. The report recounts the presentation of instructors at the police…
  • Aug 27

    Agencies, businesses fearful of Md. General Assembly’s tax tinkering

    Agencies, businesses fearful of Md. General Assembly’s tax tinkering
    LARGO — Antiquated tax incentive programs for businesses have not been updated or improved for fear of what would happen once the legislature got involved, according to one top official at the Department of Business and Economic…
  • Aug 27

    Take a tour of the Baltimore City Detention Center

    Take a tour of the Baltimore City Detention Center
      The dark, cramped hallways of the now-closed Baltimore City Detention Center are lined with dirty cells and walls with layers of peeling paint — but the detainees that used to occupy the jail’s narrow bunks have cleared out…
Rank this Week: 461

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    The Problem of Me-Too Marketing & How to Solve It to Win Client

    The Problem of Me-Too Marketing & How to Solve It to Win Client
    Consumers are confused about the legal marketplace and are looking for ways to determine differences between what appears to them to be a sea of lawyers all offering the same services, marketing to them in the same way. In today’s…
  • Aug 26

    How Consumers Look for Lawyers & How to Lead Them to You

    How Consumers Look for Lawyers & How to Lead Them to You
    Our experience in law firm marketing over the past decade has taught us that most people take a four-step approach when choosing a lawyer: The person gathers general information to determine what type of lawyer they need and if they actually…
  • Aug 25

    How to Solve the Competing-on-Price Problem in Your Practice

    How to Solve the Competing-on-Price Problem in Your Practice
    Are you being continually forced to compete for clients based on price? If so, then you need to be aware of what is at the root of this problem: chasing the wrong prospects is the basis of all pricing problems. Casting a wide net…
Rank this Week: 383

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    New Issue of RSQ

    New Issue of RSQ
    The latest issue of the Refugee Survey Quarterly (RSQ) has been published. Contents of vol. 34, no. 3, September 2015 include:A Gendered Human Security Perspective on Humanitarian Action in IDP and Refugee Protection [abstract]Back Home…
  • Aug 27

    New Issue of IJRL

    New Issue of IJRL
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law (IJRL) has been published. Contents of vol. 27, no. 3, October 2015 include:Portuguese Refugee Law in the European Context: The Case of Sexuality-Based Claims [abstract]The…
  • Aug 26

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Events:Report launch: Annual Report on the State of Asylum in Europe, Brussels, 10 September 2015 [info]Conference: 5 Years of EASO and the CEAS: Results and Perspectives, Valletta, Malta, 23 September 2015 [info]- Register by 11 September…
Rank this Week: 336

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Aug 27

    Fort Worth, TX Semi-Truck Accident Injures Driver on Loop 820

    Fort Worth, TX Semi-Truck Accident Injures Driver on Loop 820
    Fort Worth, TX — Police that two people were injured on Wednesday morning of this week (August 26, 2015) after a semi-truck and a pickup truck got into an accident on Loop 820 at I-35W. It’s not quite clear which person in which…
  • Aug 27

    Worker Hospitalized in Little Rock, AR After Power Line Accident

    Worker Hospitalized in Little Rock, AR After Power Line Accident
    Little Rock, Arkansas – A contract worker was injured in an accident that also caused a power failure in North Little Rock, Arkansas on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015. The incident happened just before 11:15 am. From what we can tell, the…
  • Aug 27

    Marcell McCassity Injured in Aberdeen, MD Car Crash

    Marcell McCassity Injured in Aberdeen, MD Car Crash
    Aberdeen, Maryland – Marcell McCassity and a passenger were injured in a car accident in Aberdeen on Monday, August 24th, 2015. The incident happened around 7:00 pm. Morrison Stanley III was driving a 2013 Chevy pickup truck along Route…
Rank this Week: 369

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

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

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

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
  • Aug 18

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!
    In preparation for National Pro Bono Week, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services Committee is pleased to offer a Pro Bono Road Show and Interactive Fair introducing pro bono opportunities available in…
Rank this Week: 782

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/
  • Aug 27

    McAdams on Empathy and Masculinity in To Kill a Mockingbird

    McAdams on Empathy and Masculinity in To Kill a Mockingbird
    Richard H. McAdams (University of Chicago Law School) has posted Empathy and Masculinity in Harper Lee's to Kill a Mockingbird (Ch. 13 (pp. 239-261) in American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature, edited by Saul Levmore and…
  • Aug 27

    Ram on DNA by the Entirety

    Ram on DNA by the Entirety
    Natalie Ram (University of Baltimore - School of Law) has posted DNA by the Entirety (115 Colum. L. Rev. 873 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The law fails to accommodate the inconvenient fact that an individual’s identifiable…
  • Aug 27

    Franks on Constitutional Fictions and Their Discontent

    Franks on Constitutional Fictions and Their Discontent
    Mary Anne Franks (University of Miami School of Law) has posted Where the Law Lies: Constitutional Fictions and Their Discontents (Law and Lies: Deception and Truth-Telling in the American Legal System, ed. Austin Sarat (Cambridge Univ. Press…
Rank this Week: 52

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlThe Supreme Court Bulletin was updated to include the Tribal Supreme Court Project's August 27, 2015 Update Memorandum.  U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Aug 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlUnited States v. Escalanti (Proof of Tribal Enrollment, Major Crimes Act)Harvey v. Ute Indian tribe of the Uintah and Ouray reservation (Civil…
  • Aug 13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/13
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlKnight v. Thompson (Prison Hair Length Policies, Native American Religious Freedom)United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
Rank this Week: 284

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Kangaroo court in Waco: No reason needed to arrest packing pastor with CCL

    Kangaroo court in Waco: No reason needed to arrest packing pastor with CCL
    Gun ownership is on trial in Waco, so why aren't the NRA and all the open-carry advocates going nuts over what's happening in Waco regarding prosecutions from the the Twin Peaks biker massacre?In McLennan County, visiting Judge James Morgan…
  • Aug 23

    Overbuilt Texas county jails turned private prison boom into bust

    Overbuilt Texas county jails turned private prison boom into bust
    John MacCormack at the SA Express-News described in this morning's paper massive overbuilding at Texas county jails which has mostly gone unnoticed by the press and the public:In June 1995, Texas jails had 64,000 beds, and were operating at…
  • Aug 23

    Bad cops, bad puns, bad contracts, bad Democrats and other happy stories to cheer up your day

    Bad cops, bad puns, bad contracts, bad Democrats and other happy stories to cheer up your day
    Here are several items which merit readers' attention even if I don't have time to blog on the topics:If coverage in the Express-News is indicative, a community forum on civil rights and policing in San Antonio didn't at all focus on the…
Rank this Week: 49

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 27

    Improving quality isn’t anti-competitive

    Improving quality isn’t anti-competitive
    The Google Policy Blog has a post on how Improving quality isn’t anti-competitive.
  • Aug 27

    NET NEUTRALITY: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

    NET NEUTRALITY: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
    Timothy J. Tardiff, Advanced Analytical Consulting Group describes NET NEUTRALITY: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS. ABSTRACT: On February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued new regulations for the…
  • Aug 27

    Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thicket

    Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thicket
    Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers, and Georg von Graevenitz examine Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thickets. ABSTRACT: We analyze the effect of patent thickets on entry into technology areas by firms in the UK. We present a…
Rank this Week: 22

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Aug 27

    FRE 502(d) an Underused Safety Net Plus 41 More Must-Read

    FRE 502(d) an Underused Safety Net Plus 41 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 42 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
  • Aug 27

    Make PDF Page Numbers Match Reality; Judgment Calculations; Hard Cost Recovery Tip; Custom Screens in Amicus Attorney

    Make PDF Page Numbers Match Reality; Judgment Calculations; Hard Cost Recovery Tip; Custom Screens in Amicus Attorney
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Kathleen Cully, How to Get PDF Page Numbers to Match Reality Using Acrobat; Soda PDF Tom Trottier, Tip: Free Software for Calculating Judgments John Ahern, Tip: Make Clients Pay Directly…
  • Aug 26

    Lexis for Microsoft Office 5.2: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Lexis for Microsoft Office 5.2: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers an software that adds legal proofreading and research tools to Microsoft Outlook and Word (see article below), case analysis software that integrates with a legal research service, and two applications that…
Rank this Week: 218

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

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/
  • Aug 27

    2 vehicle injury crash near Wendell

    2 vehicle injury crash near Wendell
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Aug 27

    One vehicle crash on SH-51 near Riddle, in Owyhee County

    One vehicle crash on SH-51 near Riddle, in Owyhee County
    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.,…
  • Aug 27

    Single vehicle injury crash southbound I15, milepost 89, south of Blackfoot

    Single vehicle injury crash southbound I15, milepost 89, south of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 216

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/
  • Aug 27

    Storytelling

    Storytelling
    Sure, opinions often begin with an introduction. But how many opinions begin with a "prologue"? Well, this one does... (Bravo Beds.)I. PROLOGUEThis case has the makings of a classic film noir story, though thankfully,despite animosity so…
  • Aug 27

    Slapping SLAPP abuse

    Slapping SLAPP abuse
    Today the 6th District publishes an opinion in which the conclusion begs the Legislature to take steps to cut back on abusive use of the anti-SLAPP statute:The case thus provides yet another illustration of the many ways in which the…
  • Aug 24

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment: Judge Carl H. Moor of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division One until August 31, 2015Judge Ann I. Jones of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting…
Rank this Week: 639

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Former Attorney General Ed Meese weighs in AGAINST patent reform

    Former Attorney General Ed Meese weighs in AGAINST patent reform
    From the Washington Times:Ronald Reagan’s former attorney general Edwin Meese has joined a growing number of conservatives urging Congress not to pass proposed legislation changing America’s patent system.link: …
  • Aug 27

    Atsumi's US application 20150240247: TROPHIC CONVERSION OF PHOTOAUTOTROPHIC BACTERIA FOR IMPROVED DIURNAL PROPERTIES

    Atsumi's US application 20150240247: TROPHIC CONVERSION OF PHOTOAUTOTROPHIC BACTERIA FOR IMPROVED DIURNAL PROPERTIES
    The first published claim:An isolated bacterial cell of a photoautotrophic species, comprising a recombinant polynucleotide encoding a galactose transporter protein, wherein expression of the galactose transporter protein results in transport…
  • Aug 27

    Inline wins claim construction appeal at CAFC

    Inline wins claim construction appeal at CAFC
    Judge Newman began the opinion:Inline Plastics Corporation sued EasyPak, LLC for infringementof United States Patent No. 7,118,003 (the’003 patent) and No. 7,073,680 (the ’680 patent), directedto tamper-resistant plastic food…
Rank this Week: 47

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Aug 27

    Finding What You Need in the Law Library

    Finding What You Need in the Law Library
    Hopefully you have found the wonderful amenities in our new library space—you know where the terraces are, you have found the place that will contain Miss Demeanor’s Café, and you located the bathrooms. Now you need to know…
  • Aug 24

    ALERT Program

    ALERT Program
    The Law Library is rolling out a new program this fall called the Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology (ALERT) Program. The ALERT Program is a non-credit program that provides students with additional opportunities to learn…
  • Aug 20

    Taking Advantage of Law Library Resource

    Taking Advantage of Law Library Resource
    By Blake Williams and Zach Dalton Study Materials The Law Library provides several types of print and online resources that students can use to study and supplement course readings. CALI Lessons The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal…
Rank this Week: 586

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 92

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 27

    The Mindset List: 2019 List

    The Mindset List: 2019 List
    Beloit College Releases the Mindset List for This Year’s Entering Class of First-Year College Students, The Class of 2019   Beloit, Wis. —  Members of the entering college class of 2019 were mostly born in 1997 and…
  • Aug 27

    Microsoft Edge – Free download and software reviews – CNET Download.com

    Microsoft Edge – Free download and software reviews – CNET Download.com
    From Microsoft: Go beyond browsing. Experience a more personal and productive web on Windows 10. Write, type, and doodle directly on your web page with Web Note, then share your notes with others. Don’t let the web get in the…
  • Aug 27

    Mozilla Firefox – Free download and software reviews – CNET Download.com

    Mozilla Firefox – Free download and software reviews – CNET Download.com
    Windows 10 introduced a different way of assigning default programs that requires a few more clicks and greater familiarity with the operating system’s interface. Mozilla has responded with Firefox for Windows 10, which features a more…
Rank this Week: 735

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 950

Native American Legal Update

Native American Legal Update

Covers Native American art, gaming, employment, and treaties. By Foster Pepper.

http://www.nativelegalupdate.com/
  • Aug 27

    Washington Tribes Win Gasoline Tax Compact Litigation

    Washington Tribes Win Gasoline Tax Compact Litigation
    The Washington State Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a lower court ruling in a long-running lawsuit by non-tribal gas station owners challenging gas tax compacts negotiated in the past decade between the state and Indian tribes. The…
  • Aug 19

    Tribes To Gain Access To Federal Law Enforcement Database Information

    Tribes To Gain Access To Federal Law Enforcement Database Information
    Federal officials have launched a new program that will allow tribes access to national criminal databases, to help fix a system that has frequent breakdowns in information sharing between tribes and outside law enforcement authorities. The…
  • Aug 11

    Oil Companies To Finance Tribal Salmon Habitat Cleanup

    Oil Companies To Finance Tribal Salmon Habitat Cleanup
    ExxonMobil Oil Corp., BP Products North America Inc., Shell, and over 50 other businesses will work together to clean up a Superfund site as part of a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians…
Rank this Week: 786

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
  • Aug 27

    Port Arthur LNG Granted FTA Export Authority

    Port Arthur LNG Granted FTA Export Authority
    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Port Arthur LNG, LLC to export 10 million metric tons (517 Bcf) of LNG per year over 25 years from its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Port Arthur, Texas to…
  • Aug 26

    Construction Status Report Filed for Corpus Christi LNG Project

    Construction Status Report Filed for Corpus Christi LNG Project
    Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC has filed a report with FERC on the status of construction of its LNG export terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas through July 2015.  The report states that engineering has progressed to 71.9%, procurement…
  • Aug 26

    Alaska Governor Seeks to Buyout TransCanada from Alaska LNG Project

    Alaska Governor Seeks to Buyout TransCanada from Alaska LNG Project
    The Alaska Dispatch News reports that Alaska Governor Bill Walker will ask state legislators to exercise an option to buyout TransCanada Corporation’s 25% pipeline share of the Alaska LNG project, which involves construction of an…
Rank this Week: 139

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 27

    Lawmakers Taking Closer Look at Litigation Funding

    Lawmakers Taking Closer Look at Litigation Funding
    In the latest pushback to the litigation finance industry, two U.S. senators are calling for more transparency and have sent a list of demands to three of the top finance companies for information.
  • Aug 27

    Dewey Prosecution Rests, but Defense Gets the Last Word

    Dewey Prosecution Rests, but Defense Gets the Last Word
    After three months and 40 witnesses, the prosecution rested its case against three former leaders of the law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP.
  • Aug 27

    Lawyer Cubicles Are Coming to New York

    Lawyer Cubicles Are Coming to New York
    Law firm Paul Hastings LLP is about to forge new ground when it moves its New York office next spring: put its junior lawyers into cubicles.
Rank this Week: 14

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 670

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/
  • Aug 27

    Judges Intervening on Behalf of Pro Se Litigant

    Judges Intervening on Behalf of Pro Se Litigant
    How much assistance may a judge provide a pro se plaintiff? Judge Jack Weinstein and Judge Richard Posner seem to favor the interventionist approach. Judge Weinstein was “required” to intervene on behalf of the pro se plaintiff in…
  • Aug 27

    Eighth Circuit overturns sanctions against lawyer for deposition objection

    Eighth Circuit overturns sanctions against lawyer for deposition objection
    Opinion here and below. (h/t: How Appealing) The trial court had reviewed depo transcripts well after they had been taken, formed the view that the attorney had been improperly obstructive, and issued a novel sanction (i.e., the attorney was…
  • Aug 25

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"
    The review, at New Rambler, discusses in part the views of Monroe Freedman and Stephen Lubet about Atticus Finch. (h/t: Faculty Lounge) Excerpt: While it might then appear that I am in accord with the iconoclastic critics of theMockingbird…
Rank this Week: 40

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 27

    EEO-1 Survey Opens: Deadline is September 30

    EEO-1 Survey Opens: Deadline is September 30
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the mailing of notification letters for the 2015 EEO-1 survey is complete. Federal law requires all private employers with 100 or more employees to file the federal EEO-1…
  • Aug 26

    CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill on Assembly Floor

    CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill on Assembly Floor
    A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender will be considered by the full Assembly this week. SB 358 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) will ensure that women are paid equally for work that…
  • Aug 25

    Court Reinstates Federal Home Health Care Workers Rule

    Court Reinstates Federal Home Health Care Workers Rule
    On August 21, a federal court of appeal for the D.C. Circuit reinstated the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) final home health care rule, which extended federal minimum wage and overtime requirements to home health care workers. Key…
Rank this Week: 546

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/
  • Aug 27

    The Latest ISIL Support Prosecution Involving People Inside the United State

    The Latest ISIL Support Prosecution Involving People Inside the United State
    Another day, another ISIL material support case involving people within the United States.  Like most such cases, the story of Ahmed Mohammed El Gammal's alleged offense conduct involves social media.  Right now all that is out…
  • Aug 27

    Public and Private Cybersecurity After Wyndham

    Public and Private Cybersecurity After Wyndham
    For my money, Paul is probably correct in pointing to some long-run consequences of this week’s FTC v. Wyndham ruling. (Among other things, the decision concluded—quite correctly, in my view—that the Federal Trade…
  • Aug 27

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The United States has confirmed that Junaid Hussain, an ISIS recruiter and hacker, was killed Tuesday in a targeted U.S. airstrike. According to the Wall Street Journal, Hussain was instrumental in ISIS’s online recruitment campaign of…
Rank this Week: 69

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    BREAKING: The shoe has fallen on NLRB’s joint employer decision

    BREAKING: The shoe has fallen on NLRB’s joint employer decision
    While the outcome isn’t necessarily a surprise, the decision nonetheless will be a shock to business’ systems. In a landmark 3-2 decision—Browning-Ferris Industries of California [pdf]—the NLRB has re-written its…
  • Aug 27

    John Oliver takes on LGBT discrimination, and gets it 100% correct

    John Oliver takes on LGBT discrimination, and gets it 100% correct
    HBO’s last week with John Oliver is fast becoming my favorite “news” show on television. This past week, John took on the issue of LGBT discrimination. In a blistering 14:45, he summed up what I’ve been preaching for…
  • Aug 26

    OSHA’s new burden of proof is a big burden for employer

    OSHA’s new burden of proof is a big burden for employer
    Today, I’m going to talk about burdens of proof, a topic that might seem dry, but is vitally important to employers. Last month I provided some insight into the 22 different federal statutes that protect whistleblowing employees from…
Rank this Week: 245

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 27

    Rule 1.18 Applies; No Misconduct Found

    Rule 1.18 Applies; No Misconduct Found
    An attorney's single meeting with a prospective client did not create a disqualifying conflict to later adverse representation, according to an opinion of the North Dakota Supreme Court. Shaun Bergquist filed a disciplinary complaint against…
  • Aug 27

    Staff Attorney At Bismarck Firm Engaged In Unauthorized Practice

    Staff Attorney At Bismarck Firm Engaged In Unauthorized Practice
    The North Dakota Supreme Court has admonished an attorney for the unauthorized practice of law. From about September 2010 until late October or early November 2011, Gerber worked as a "staff attorney" in the Bismarck office of…
  • Aug 27

    Attorney "Sounded Like An Animal Being Killed"

    Attorney "Sounded Like An Animal Being Killed"
    The Washington State Supreme Court has imposed a suspension of a year and fitness for misconduct that involved disruptive courtroom behavior and a false police report. The conduct in a highly contentious custody matter Throughout the trial,…
Rank this Week: 64

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Aug 27

    My Boss Made Significant Changes to My Employment

    My Boss Made Significant Changes to My Employment
    Drastic Changes to My Employment The concept of an employer making a change to a workers employment is not odd. It’s possibly more common than we think. The issue employees take is the extent and significance of these changes, and this…
  • Aug 17

    Q&A: Being forced into retirement–is this allowed?

    Q&A: Being forced into retirement–is this allowed?
    QUESTION It is not uncommon for an employer to want a ‘young’ hire for their business and even less common for the employer to come up with ways to dismiss their senior employee in an attempt to ‘make space’.  To…
  • Aug 10

    Q&A: Can an employer significantly reduce an employee’s pay?

    Q&A: Can an employer significantly reduce an employee’s pay?
    QUESTION Employers are finding that under recent economic changes, the salary paid to employees may need to reflect this change by significantly reducing an employees pay to account for their budget. Employee’s on the other hand, are…
Rank this Week: 636

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Aug 27

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death
    The prospect of undergoing surgery is terrifying for many patients. While some fear the prospect of never waking up afterwards, some also harbor a very real fear of waking up too soon, while the surgery is still ongoing. While this sort of…
  • Aug 25

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform
    In our healthcare system the only method a patient has to hold a doctor or hospital responsible for botched medical care is through the medical malpractice system. Because the medical field in the United States is a profit-based system, only…
  • Aug 20

    University Sued for Medical Malpractice Over Football Head Injurie

    University Sued for Medical Malpractice Over Football Head Injurie
    Medical malpractice lawsuits usually involve suing doctors or nurses or businesses like hospitals or clinics. Sometimes, however, medical care can be provided by other sources, which can broaden malpractice liability. Universities are one…
Rank this Week: 405

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: 73

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Aug 27

    End Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Now!

    End Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Now!
    Vunies High was the sister of heavyweight boxing legend Joe Louis. For 25 years, she was a public school teacher and counselor, but later in life she suffered from Alzheimer’s. She lived at The Heatherwood, a Detroit assisted living…
  • Jul 30

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation
    Well as usual, we’re about to embark on a long overdue summer vacation. But before we do, we thought we’d share our Top 10 List for a fun time this summer. OK maybe not exactly “fun.” But safe. 1. If...
  • Jul 28

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law
    Most of you probably don’t remember this, but 70 years ago today, a plane crashed into the Empire State Building. Here’s what happened: It was the waning days of World War II, and a B-25 bomber was flying a routine...
Rank this Week: 939

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    “Reprehensible” Conduct Results in Special Costs Order Against Plaintiff Following Injury Trial

    “Reprehensible” Conduct Results in Special Costs Order Against Plaintiff Following Injury Trial
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Chilliwack Registry, ordering a Plaintiff to pay ICBC special costs following ‘reprehensible‘ conduct. In today’s case (Tambosso v. Holmes) the Plaintiff was…
  • Aug 26

    $70,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Back and Knee Injury

    $70,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Back and Knee Injury
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a chronic back and knee injury sustained in a collision. In today’s case (Ali v. Fineblit) the Plaintiff was involved in a…
  • Aug 20

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic Migraine Headache

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic Migraine Headache
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Nanaimo Registry, assessing damages for chronic migraine headaches along with a low back injury caused by a collision. In today’s case (MacDonald v. Joseph) the…
Rank this Week: 217

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 27

    Minnesota court upholds law requiring ID to enter courtroom

    Minnesota court upholds law requiring ID to enter courtroom
    [JURIST] The Minnesota Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] on Wednesday that requiring a person to show photographic identification before entering a courtroom does not constitute a “partial courtroom closure”…
  • Aug 27

    DRC president signs election timeline legislation

    DRC president signs election timeline legislation
    [JURIST] A spokesperson for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Lambert Mende, announced Wednesday that President Joseph Kabila [Forbes backgrounder] signed parliament-approved legislation to keep elections on a timeline that will not…
  • Aug 27

    China arrests 12 in Tianjin explosion

    China arrests 12 in Tianjin explosion
    [JURIST] Chinese authorities arrested twelve individuals Thursday for illegally storing dangerous materials that led to the Tianjin warehouse explosions, which killed at least 139 people. Those arrested [Xinhua report] include Yu Xuewei,…
Rank this Week: 11

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 35

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 27

    Not So Strong After All

    Not So Strong After All
    Today's New York Times reports on a new study questioning the results of many headline-grabbing psychological studies. The authors report that more than half of the studies they examined could not be replicated to the same effect as the…
  • Aug 27

    BLM, the New Fascism

    BLM, the New Fascism
    It's not like we've never seen shouting down opposing speakers.  We saw plenty of it, circa 1930's Germany.We saw more of it today, courtesy of Black Lives Matter.  And the person they shouted down was the black, female, liberal…
  • Aug 27

    A Baker's Dozen Reasons to Oppose Sentencing "Reform"

    A Baker's Dozen Reasons to Oppose Sentencing "Reform"
    Let's do a quick-hitter of what we've learned so far about the top reasons to reject the mass sentencing reduction parading as "sentencing reform," and about why, instead, we should preserve the  system of honest and sober sentencing…
Rank this Week: 350

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Aug 27

    Limitation Periods in Section 38 Proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: 681210 Alberta Ltd v 1335422 Alberta Ltd, 2015 ABQB 489

    Limitation Periods in Section 38 Proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: 681210 Alberta Ltd v 1335422 Alberta Ltd, 2015 ABQB 489
    In 681210 Alberta Ltd v 1335422 Alberta Ltd,[1] Master Farrington, of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench tackled two issues that can arise when a creditor gets a section 38 order under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act [2](“BIA”) to…
  • Aug 24

    The Real Bully

    The Real Bully
    If you are old enough or watch old movies, you should recall the classic Karate Kid. Of course, I am referring to the 1984 'wax on wax off' version, not the remake. And if you remember that movie, you probably...
  • Aug 20

    The Mike Duffy Case

    The Mike Duffy Case
    Mike Duffy’s ongoing criminal trial has created a tremendous stir online and in the media. Unfortunately, the commentary is rife with speculation and error, much of it caused by the strange nature of the charges, and the conduct of the...
Rank this Week: 991