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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
  • Jun 28

    Trader Agrees to Settle Claims Relating to Hacked News Release Scheme-Recovery exceeds $52 Million

    Trader Agrees to Settle Claims Relating to Hacked News Release Scheme-Recovery exceeds $52 Million
    Going Public LawyerThe SEC announced on May 4th, 2016 that it had entered into a settlement agreement, subject to court approval, with defendant Oleksandr Makarov in a case alleging a scheme to trade on hacked news releases. In August…
Rank this Week: 481

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: 536

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

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

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Jun 24

    SEC Files Charges in $80M Texas Oil and Gas Scam

    SEC Files Charges in $80M Texas Oil and Gas Scam
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Breitling Energy Corp. (BECC), Breitling Oil & Gas Corporation, Patriot Energy Inc., Crude Energy, LLC, and eight people over an $80M Texas oil and Gas scam run by a Dallas man.…
Rank this Week: 152

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 1

    July 1, 1950

    July 1, 1950
    John D. Hull III and Arlene ("Penny") Reemer Hull Rivo Alto Island, Miami, Florida July 1, 1950...
  • Jun 30

    Rule 8: Want to think like a Client? Great.Then think about controlling Client Costs.

    Rule 8: Want to think like a Client? Great.Then think about controlling Client Costs.
    Rule 8 is Think Like the Client--Help Control Costs. The 2006 Explanatory Note for Rule 8--we reluctantly decided that an Advisory Committee Notes regime was a bit grandiose--begins this way: Ask an associate lawyer or paralegal what a…
  • Jun 30

    Free State of Jone

    Free State of Jone
    I saw "Free State of Jones" last night. First-rate if not perfect movie. History as it was and is. No demons. No angels. No political scripts followed--or moral hysterics indulged in. No liberals or conservatives. Just humans under…
Rank this Week: 74

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

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Jul 1

    2016 Supplement to Lowenstein, Hasen & Tokaji’s Election Law

    2016 Supplement to Lowenstein, Hasen & Tokaji’s Election Law
    Rick and I have just finished the 2016 Supplement to Lowenstein, Hasen & Tokaji, Election Law: Cases and Materials (5th ed. 2012).  It includes Evenwel, McDonnell, and other cases from the Supreme Court’s just-completed…
  • Jul 1

    “Don’t Blame the Voters”

    “Don’t Blame the Voters”
    Eliza Newlin Carney: “It’s becoming fashionable to blame ill-advised voters for recent democratic upheavals, but it’s voters in the end who will—thankfully—enjoy the last word.” … Continue reading…
  • Jul 1

    “Lawsuit Claims State Blocking Birmingham Minimum Wage Hike Violates Voting Rights Act”

    “Lawsuit Claims State Blocking Birmingham Minimum Wage Hike Violates Voting Rights Act”
    From AL.com on the amended complaint, which adds Alabama Legislative Black Caucus as a plaintiff. … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 89

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 123

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    New Westlaw rep for Pitt Law

    New Westlaw rep for Pitt Law
    We recently heard from Westlaw that they have appointed a new law school representative for Pitt Law:"I am pleased to announce that your new Westlaw Academic Account Manager is Samuel Berbano. Samuel is a graduate of Drake Law School. While…
  • Jun 22

    new app for mapping the world

    new app for mapping the world
    The Washington Post's Volokh Conspiracy blog has 2 posts, here and here,  about a new project to create memorable "addresses" for every (3 x 3 meter) spot in the world.  It's called what3words and the project is dividing the…
  • Jun 21

    free webinar from GAO

    free webinar from GAO
    A free webinar, "GAO Podcasts and Social Media," will be offered on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Jacques A. Arsenault, Digital Communications Manager, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) will take you through GAO social media…
Rank this Week: 317

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 1

    TISH'S BROOKLYN BLOCK BASH

    TISH'S BROOKLYN BLOCK BASH
    Lucas, It was the support of small dollar donations and our city's strong public financing system that helped get me elected Public Advocate in 2013. It may seem hard to believe, but 2017 is just around the corner, and I need your…
  • Jun 30

    KEVIN BROWN SIGNS MY BALL

    KEVIN BROWN SIGNS MY BALL
    And my Bobblehead (of him) @ Marlins Park
  • Jun 30

    SHE'S A TWIRLER

    SHE'S A TWIRLER
    @ Times Square
Rank this Week: 11

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Jul 1

    Zubik v. Burwell and the Unworkability of RFRA

    Zubik v. Burwell and the Unworkability of RFRA
    by William P. Marshall, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law Who knew that the United States Supreme Court considered itself a forum for alternative dispute resolution? In what may…
  • Jul 1

    What Does Hobby Lobby Mean for LGBTQ Rights?

    What Does Hobby Lobby Mean for LGBTQ Rights?
    by Caroline Mala Corbin, Professor of Law, University of Miami School of LawThe United States has made tremendous progress on LGBTQ rights. We are, after all, celebrating the one-year anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges and marriage…
  • Jun 30

    Windsor and Obergefell: Marriage Equality as Equal Dignity

    Windsor and Obergefell: Marriage Equality as Equal Dignity
    by Steve Sanders, who teaches constitutional law, constitutional litigation, and family law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.  He was co-counsel on the Human Rights Campaign’s amicus brief in Obergefell v. Hodges.…
Rank this Week: 606

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 1

    How a library book filched from Rolling Hills High turned up 50 years later

    How a library book filched from Rolling Hills High turned up 50 years later
    “A caper 50 years in the making came to a close this week in the Palos Verdes Peninsula High School library. The culprit was Carol Kronberg, a member of the first graduating class at Rolling Hills High School in 1966. The heist began…
  • Jul 1

    Foundation picks architects for Obama’s presidential library

    Foundation picks architects for Obama’s presidential library
    “The foundation planning President Barack Obama’s library announced on Thursday that it has picked two architectural firms to design the center on Chicago’s South Side, to be built after Obama leaves office in January…
  • Jul 1

    Librarians fear for what’s being lost as they transition

    Librarians fear for what’s being lost as they transition
    “Librarians in the Shawnee Mission School District are making way for “the maker movement,” and some worry where that story is going.Reading stories, of course, has been a big part of what Jan Bombeck does with children.…
Rank this Week: 195

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 1

    Franchot: Regs on fantasy gaming won’t address its legality

    Franchot: Regs on fantasy gaming won’t address its legality
    Don't look to forthcoming fantasy gaming regulations from Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot to answer the central question of whether the popular activity is legal under a 2012 Maryland law.
  • Jul 1

    Mom’s Organic Market commits to solar

    Mom’s Organic Market commits to solar
    Rockville-based Mom’s Organic Market has Market has begun purchasing all of its power from a designated solar farm in Kingsville bundled with national solar renewable energy credits, the company announced Friday. This…
  • Jul 1

    KEVIN SMITH A/K/A KEON GRAY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    KEVIN SMITH A/K/A KEON GRAY v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Possession of a firearm Appellant, Kevin Smith, was charged by the State with being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.  On May 6, 7, and 8, 2015, a jury trial was held…
Rank this Week: 409

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jul 1

    After Trump Crashes, Will Conservatives and Liberals Understand Each Other Better?

    After Trump Crashes, Will Conservatives and Liberals Understand Each Other Better?
    by Neil H. BuchananIt is fascinating to observe the ongoing breakdown of the Republican Party and the conservative movement more generally.  Much has been written about the craven collapse of House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority…
  • Jun 30

    National Constitution Center SCOTUS End-of-Term Wrap-Up

    National Constitution Center SCOTUS End-of-Term Wrap-Up
    by Michael DorfIn this podcast, I discuss the big cases, the trends, and the near-term future of the Supreme Court with National Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen (host) and Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network. We agree…
  • Jun 30

    Strieff, Innocence, Targeting, and Overcriminalization

    Strieff, Innocence, Targeting, and Overcriminalization
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss the case of Utah v. Strieff. The Court held in Strieff that although a police officer had stopped a suspect without any reasonable suspicion (as the parties conceded), and…
Rank this Week: 237

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jul 1

    Wishing you a Happy and Safe Independence Day!

    Wishing you a Happy and Safe Independence Day!
    If you have a little time over this holiday weekend, consider taking a look at the Declaration of Independence. The Library of Congress is a great source, as it provides a timeline that includes the resolution that first urged Congress...
  • Jul 1

    Got Writer’s Block?

    Got Writer’s Block?
    The cursor blinks. Reappearing and disappearing. The page is blank and so is your mind. Writer’s block strikes again! If you struggle with describing your firm’s legal practice areas, this is your lucky day! With our Essential…
  • Jun 30

    Inbound and Outbound Marketing: What’s The Difference?

    Inbound and Outbound Marketing: What’s The Difference?
    As an attorney and a business owner, you know how important marketing is to spread the word about your firm. There has been much debate about whether inbound or outbound marketing brings more clients through the door. However, Integrity…
Rank this Week: 903

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 244

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jul 1

    Bodansky & Spiro on Executive Agreements Plus & the Paris Climate Change Agreement

    Bodansky & Spiro on Executive Agreements Plus & the Paris Climate Change Agreement
    Daniel Bodansky and Peter J. Spiro (Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law) have posted Executive Agreements Plus (Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law,…
  • Jul 1

    Ford on Patenting the Social

    Ford on Patenting the Social
    Laura R. Ford (The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy; Bard College - Social Studies) has posted Patenting the Social: Alice, Abstraction, & Functionalism in Software Patent Claims (Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal,…
  • Jun 30

    Ukhuegbe & Fenemigho on Belligerent Occupation

    Ukhuegbe & Fenemigho on Belligerent Occupation
    Solomon Ukhuegbe and Alero Fenemigho (University of Benin - Faculty of Law and University of Benin) has posted Article 43 of the Hague Regulations of 1907 Revisited: The Past and the Future of Belligerent Occupation in International Law on…
Rank this Week: 10

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

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

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 1

    Time to Say Goodbye to THOMAS

    Time to Say Goodbye to THOMAS
    A version of the following article originally appeared in the July 1, 2016, edition of Library of Congress staff newsletter, The Gazette. THOMAS, which launched with great fanfare on January 5, 1995, twenty-one and a half years ago, is…
  • Jun 30

    New Report Looks at Campaign Finance Laws in Seven Countrie

    New Report Looks at Campaign Finance Laws in Seven Countrie
    There is frequent discussion and debate about U.S. campaign finance laws and the increasing amounts spent by candidates running for the U.S. Congress. Certain aspects of campaign finance regulation have been the subject of judicial review by…
  • Jun 29

    An Interview with Rose Likins, Field Study Student

    An Interview with Rose Likins, Field Study Student
    Today’s interview is with Rose Likins, a field study student from the Master of Library and Information Science Program at the University of Maryland, who is assisting in the Public Services Division at the Law Library of Congress.…
Rank this Week: 558

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

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Jul 1

    What? Using Moral Rights to Stop Fracking?

    What? Using Moral Rights to Stop Fracking?
    Community members in Peekskill, New York, guided by artist Aviva Rahmani, wandered through their forestland coating trees with blue paint. Their tactic is to cover the woods, where construction is in process on a fracked-gas pipeline, with…
  • Jun 29

    The Pros and Cons of Artists and Social Media

    The Pros and Cons of Artists and Social Media
    Without question, social media has transformed how many artists interact with the public, how they brand themselves, and the very nature of how they disperse their work. But where social media opens avenues for reaching new, arguably larger…
  • Jun 27

    Warning! Copyright Infringement Case Dismissed Due to Choice of Law Provision

    Warning! Copyright Infringement Case Dismissed Due to Choice of Law Provision
    Metal Bulletin, an English corporation, sued Scepter, Inc., a company subscribing to its services that, contrary to subscription terms and conditions, purchased an individual Metal Bulletin subscription for use by their employees. Metal…
Rank this Week: 246

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Jul 1

    CFPB Highlights Mortgage Servicing Examination Findings and Technology Issue

    CFPB Highlights Mortgage Servicing Examination Findings and Technology Issue
    Reid F. Herlihy In an unmistakable warning shot to mortgage servicers, the CFPB recently issued a “Mortgage Servicing Special Edition” of its Supervisory Highlights. The CFPB also updated portions of its Mortgage Servicing…
  • Jul 1

    CFPB June 2016 complaint report highlights consumer loan complaints, complaints from Arkansas consumer

    CFPB June 2016 complaint report highlights consumer loan complaints, complaints from Arkansas consumer
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB has issued its June 2016 complaint report which highlights complaints about consumer loans and complaints from consumers in Arkansas and the Little Rock metro area.  The CFPB began taking consumer loan…
  • Jul 1

    Text of Dodd-Frank replacement bill released

    Text of Dodd-Frank replacement bill released
    Barbara S. Mishkin Last month, Republican Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, released a summary of “The Financial CHOICE Act,” a bill to replace the Dodd-Frank Act.  The…
Rank this Week: 698

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Court Strikes Down Indiana's So-Called Anti-Discrimination Ban on Abortion

    Court Strikes Down Indiana's So-Called Anti-Discrimination Ban on Abortion
    In Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. v. Commissioner, Indiana State Department of Health, (SD IN, June 30, 2016), an Indiana federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing new regulation of abortions…
  • Jul 1

    Alien Tort Suit Against Turkish Cleric Dismissed

    Alien Tort Suit Against Turkish Cleric Dismissed
    In Ates v. Gulen, (MD PA, June 29, 2016), a Pennsylvania federal district court dismissed an Alien Tort Statute lawsuit (as well as related state law claims) that had been brought by three residents of Turkey against Fethullah…
  • Jul 1

    Federal District Court Strikes Down Mississippi's Anti-LGBT Conscience Protection Law

    Federal District Court Strikes Down Mississippi's Anti-LGBT Conscience Protection Law
    In Barber v. Bryant, (SD MS, June 30, 2016), a Mississippi federal district court in a stinging 60-page opinion, issued a preliminary injunction against enforcement of Mississippi House Bill 1523, the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from…
Rank this Week: 23

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 1

    Austria Constitutional Court orders repeat of presidential election

    Austria Constitutional Court orders repeat of presidential election
    The Constitutional Court of Austria [official website, in German] on Friday voided the results of Austria’s recent presidential election and ordered [press release] that the election be repeated in its entirety. The May 22 runoff saw…
  • Jul 1

    Federal court dismisses lawsuit against rival of Turkish President

    Federal court dismisses lawsuit against rival of Turkish President
    The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania [official website] on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit [order, PDF] against Muhammed Fethullah Gulen, a prominent Muslim cleric and rival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…
  • Jul 1

    Russia human rights council calls for rejection of anti-terror bill

    Russia human rights council calls for rejection of anti-terror bill
    The Presidential Council for Civil Society Development and Human Rights [official website] on Thursday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin [official website] to reject [appeal, in Russian] a controversial collection of anti-terror…
Rank this Week: 12

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Here Are 11 Additions to My List of Legal Startup

    Here Are 11 Additions to My List of Legal Startup
    Here are the latest additions to my list of legal startups. Send additions to ambrogi-at-gmail.com. To read more about this list and why I created it, see this post. Case Pacer Legal case management software for law firms. US CASEpeer…
  • Jun 30

    Harvard-Ravel Digitization Project Adds Mass. and Delaware Case

    Harvard-Ravel Digitization Project Adds Mass. and Delaware Case
    A Massachusetts case from 1884. An update today on the joint project of Harvard Law School and Ravel Law to digitize Harvard’s entire collection of U.S. case law, which they say is the most comprehensive and authoritative database of…
  • Jun 30

    An Affordable, Versatile Bluetooth Keyboard for Any Mobile Device

    An Affordable, Versatile Bluetooth Keyboard for Any Mobile Device
    When I shopped recently for a Bluetooth keyboard for my iPad Air 2, I felt like Goldilocks in search of that one that would fit just right. I wanted a keyboard that would be natural to type on and easy to use and that didn’t…
Rank this Week: 309

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
Rank this Week: 709

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Raymond James fined over Jay Peak investments.

    Raymond James fined over Jay Peak investments.
    According to reports, Raymond James Financial Inc. has reached a $5.95 million settlement with Vermont’s department of financial regulation over compliance violations tied to real-estate development projects at ski resort Jay Peak. The…
  • Jun 30

    Lee Weiss banned by SEC.

    Lee Weiss banned by SEC.
    According to reports, Lee Weiss has been barred from the brokerage and investment advisory industry for his fraudulent scheme involving a French company that claimed it could reduce the harmful effects of tobacco smoking. Mr. Weiss, who…
  • Jun 29

    FINRA files complaint involving Richard William Lunn Martin

    FINRA files complaint involving Richard William Lunn Martin
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. recently filed a complaint against a former broker for telling his clients to invest in risky exchanged-traded funds as a hedge against impending financial and economic doom. According to…
Rank this Week: 349

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Kwak on Desan's "Making Money"

    Kwak on Desan's "Making Money"
    Over at Baseline Scenario, James Kwak, an associate professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, has posted a thoughtful review of Making Money: Coin, Currency and the Coming of Capitalism, by HLS’s Christine Desan. …
  • Jun 30

    Brown on Penology and Colonialism

    Brown on Penology and Colonialism
    Mark Brown, Melbourne University, published Penal Power and Colonial Rule (Routledge) back in 2014. From the publisher:This book provides an account of the distinctive way in which penal power developed outside the metropolitan centre.…
  • Jun 29

    Bruinsma and others on Transnational Crime

    Bruinsma and others on Transnational Crime
    Histories of Transnational Crime (Springer, 2015) edited by Gerben Bruinsma, Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, came out last year. From the publisher: Histories of Transnational Crime provides a…
Rank this Week: 59

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Tesla in Self Driving Mode Involved in Fatal Car Accident

    Tesla in Self Driving Mode Involved in Fatal Car Accident
    The buzz around the advent of self-driving vehicles has been enormous in recent years. Spurred on by both a desire to improve the quality of life among motorists as well as a widely held belief that self-driving cars will reduce car accidents…
  • Jun 28

    Out-of-Pocket Hospital Costs are Increasing in Chicago

    Out-of-Pocket Hospital Costs are Increasing in Chicago
    Many people assume that if they have health insurance, they will be protected from big medical bills if they are ever hurt or injured. Unfortunately, it is not until after a car accident or other incident occurs that these individuals realize…
  • Jun 28

    Out-of-Pocket Hospital Costs are Increasing in Chicago

    Out-of-Pocket Hospital Costs are Increasing in Chicago
    Many people assume that if they have health insurance, they will be protected from big medical bills if they are ever hurt or injured. Unfortunately, it is not until after a car accident or other incident occurs that these individuals realize…
Rank this Week: 610

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 1

    The US Really Does Want to Constrain Commercial Espionage: Why Does Nobody Believe It?

    The US Really Does Want to Constrain Commercial Espionage: Why Does Nobody Believe It?
    At a recent speech I gave, I was astonished to hear representatives of a European energy company express the concern that the National Security Agency is spying on them and giving information to American oil companies. There is clear…
  • Jul 1

    Hacking Back Without Cracking Up

    Hacking Back Without Cracking Up
    For at least two decades, American firms and institutions have been victimized by attacks on their computer systems. Hackers disrupt their websites, interfere with their communications, and—most costly of all—steal their…
  • Jul 1

    FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 Becomes Law

    FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 Becomes Law
    Last night, President Obama signed Senate Bill 337, the “FOIA Improvement Act of 2016,” into law. The bill enacts several key reforms to the 1966 Freedom of Information Act, and received a fair amount…
Rank this Week: 68

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jul 1

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Need a break from Shark Week? Check out the latest in EPA science. Goats Help EPA Protect Pollinators EPA’s research facility in Narragansett, Rhode Island recently enlisted the help of a highly skilled landscaping…
  • Jun 30

    Giving Back to Girl Scouts: Water Drop Patch Inspires Young Stewardship

    Giving Back to Girl Scouts: Water Drop Patch Inspires Young Stewardship
    By Michele Drennen Some of the happiest times I experienced during my childhood in St. Joseph, Mo., were spent as a Girl Scout in St. Francis Xavier Troop #1385. As I look back, memories of going to campouts and field trips, making crafts,…
  • Jun 30

    It’s a Lawn Mower! It’s a Weed Whacker! No…it’s a Herd of Goats!

    It’s a Lawn Mower! It’s a Weed Whacker! No…it’s a Herd of Goats!
    By Sara Ernst EPA’s research facility in Narragansett, Rhode Island recently enlisted the help of a highly skilled landscaping team to create more pollinator-friendly habitat on the premises.  The team doesn’t use chemicals…
Rank this Week: 217

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
Rank this Week: 83

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Jul 1

    CFPB and DOJ Take Action Against Bank over Mortgage Lending Practice

    CFPB and DOJ Take Action Against Bank over Mortgage Lending Practice
    On June 29, the CFPB announced a joint action with the DOJ against a regional bank with operations in Memphis, Tennessee for allegedly engaging in discriminatory mortgage lending practices in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act…
  • Jul 1

    CFPB’s Summer Edition of Supervisory Highlights Discloses Issues across Various Financial Market

    CFPB’s Summer Edition of Supervisory Highlights Discloses Issues across Various Financial Market
    On June 30, the CFPB released its twelfth edition of Supervisory Highlights providing supervisory observations from its examiners in the areas of auto origination, debt collection, mortgage origination, small-dollar lending, and fair lending.…
  • Jun 30

    CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Highlights Consumer Loan Complaint

    CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Highlights Consumer Loan Complaint
    On June 28, the CFPB released its monthly complaint report focusing on consumer loans, including vehicle loans and leases, installment loans, title loans, and pawn loans. According to the report, of the 906,400 consumer complaints across all…
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State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

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

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Jul 1

    Texas Bar Journal must-reads for July

    Texas Bar Journal must-reads for July
    If you don’t have time to peruse the entire July issue—including Disciplinary Actions, Memorials, and Movers and Shakers—then check out our editors’ top picks below. You won’t want to miss these four must-reads.…
  • Jul 1

    Member benefits to celebrate Independence Day

    Member benefits to celebrate Independence Day
    Let freedom ring – your State Bar of Texas Member Benefits Program has everything you need to celebrate Independence Day! From backyard fun to outdoor adventures, stock up for a great summer. State Bar of Texas members can purchase Bass…
  • Jun 30

    Attorney fraud alert: Don’t let fake clients scam you

    Attorney fraud alert: Don’t let fake clients scam you
    Texas lawyers continue to lose trust account funds to scammers posing as clients. Attorneys should be extra-vigilant for scams of this type, and never issue a check from a trust account until deposited funds have been collected. Matters…
Rank this Week: 822

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jul 1

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar – Canada Day Edition

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar – Canada Day Edition
    Today marks the joining of the British North American colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada into a federation of four provinces on July 1, 1867. These are some compliance-related stories that caught my attention…
  • Jun 29

    How Good Is Your Business Continuity and Transition Plan?

    How Good Is Your Business Continuity and Transition Plan?
    The Securities and Exchange Commission had indicated that it was going to tackle operational issues at investment advisers. It just released a proposed rule on business continuity and transition plans for registered investment…
  • Jun 27

    Broker-Dealer Customer Protection Rule versus Investment Adviser Custody

    Broker-Dealer Customer Protection Rule versus Investment Adviser Custody
    A recent enforcement case highlighted the stark difference between the custody requirements of a broker-dealer and an investment adviser. Merrill Lynch was smacked with over $400 million in disgorgement and penalties for putting customer…
Rank this Week: 417

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jul 1

    "What's the Code?" Empowering your Kids to Keep Them Safe!

    "What's the Code?" Empowering your Kids to Keep Them Safe!
    Child Abduction Prevention: A widely circulated video showed a male trying to drag a 13-year-old girl across the floor and out of a Dollar Store with the mother attempting to intervene and to save her daughter. Frequent reports from the…
  • Jun 30

    U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law the Restricted Access to Abortion

    U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law the Restricted Access to Abortion
    In a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a 2013 Texas law that required physicians in abortion clinics to have admitting privileges in nearby hospitals and required abortion clinics to meet the standards of ambulatory surgical…
  • Jun 29

    Gray Marriage: May a Senior who has a Guardian Marry?

    Gray Marriage: May a Senior who has a Guardian Marry?
    May an older person who has a guardian legally marry? Must the guardian must consent to the marriage? Plymouth, Michigan family lawyer, James P. Ryan, responds.
Rank this Week: 267

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Happy 11th birthday to the blog

    Happy 11th birthday to the blog
    Tomorrow the blog turns 11 years old, which is very old in blog years!  It's been pretty cool covering the District ... we are at 3000 posts and counting.  The very first post 10 years ago asked for President Bush to appoint a…
  • Jun 29

    Judge Paul Huck's Court Observer Program a succe

    Judge Paul Huck's Court Observer Program a succe
    Every summer, Judge Huck holds a really cool seminar for summer interns/clerks.  Here are some pictures from this year's event:
  • Jun 28

    Lighthouse = wet foot

    Lighthouse = wet foot
    Interesting decision by Judge Gayles.  Via the Miami Herald:After more than five weeks bobbing offshore in a Coast Guard cutter, 21 Cuban migrants are headed back to Cuban soil. Federal Judge Darrin Gayles ruled Tuesday that the…
Rank this Week: 164

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

http://employmentlawgroupblog.com
Rank this Week: 551

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/
  • Jul 1

    Bankruptcy Attorney Disbarred On Consent

    Bankruptcy Attorney Disbarred On Consent
    The New Jersey Supreme Court accepted the consent disbarment of an attorney whose conviction was reported by Law360. A New York state judge has ordered an 80-year-old bankruptcy attorney to spend 30 days in jail after authorities accused him…
  • Jul 1

    "The Film's In The Can"

    "The Film's In The Can"
    The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed a conviction for the third time. The state investigator in the case had been found to have planted evidence in another case. The court rejected the assertion that he had done so here. Although...
  • Jul 1

    Ripe For Reinstatement

    Ripe For Reinstatement
    The Ohio Supreme Court has imposed a two-year suspension of an attorney convicted of federal tax offenses. In the complaint, relator alleged that after a two-week criminal trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of…
Rank this Week: 63

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 108

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Friday LinkFest

    Friday LinkFest
    ■ First up, the folks at Employee Benefit News ask a rather interesting question:"Should HSAs and 401(k)s be more closely linked?"My first reaction was "what part of health savings account" did you not understand?" But then, when one…
  • Jun 30

    Land o'Lincoln Lawsuit

    Land o'Lincoln Lawsuit
    InHealth may be the most recent Co-Op casualty, but it's not the one most recently in the news:"A struggling Illinois health insurance co-op is suing the federal government, claiming it is being shortchanged $72.8 million in promised payments…
  • Jun 29

    From the P&C Files: Halt (Production)!

    From the P&C Files: Halt (Production)!
    This is interesting:A few days after the Orlando nightclub terror attack, the TV show "The Last Ship" postponed its season premier because the plot involved a similar scenario. In this case, the episode was already "in the can" and could be…
Rank this Week: 56

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jul 1

    EU Approval of CETA

    EU Approval of CETA
    This is from Reuters: The European Commission will propose next week a simple approval procedure for a planned EU-Canada trade deal in a bid to speed up the adoption of an agreement seen as a controversial in many EU capitals....
  • Jul 1

    The WTO Plain Packaging Case: More Waiting

    The WTO Plain Packaging Case: More Waiting
    The WTO panels in the plain packaging case have delayed the reports again. This is from the panel communication in the DS435 case: The Panel wishes to advise that it now expects to issue its final report to the parties...
  • Jun 30

    Free Trade Within Canada: The Courts (Part 2)

    Free Trade Within Canada: The Courts (Part 2)
    Following up on the last post, this is from a recent report by Canada's Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, seeking to have the Canadian Supreme Court clarify the free trade provisions of the Canadian Constitution: A.…
Rank this Week: 67

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 145