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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/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • 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…
  • Nov 24

    Feds to Auction Silk Road Bitcoins Belonging to Ross William Ulbricht

    Feds to Auction Silk Road Bitcoins Belonging to Ross William Ulbricht
    Going Public LawyerLast week, the US Marshals Service announced that it will hold an auction on December 4, to sell 50,000 bitcoins that belong to Ross William Ulbricht.  Ulbricht is alleged to have operated the first Silk Road…
Rank this Week: 779

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: 527

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…
  • Nov 26

    MBTA Subway Trolleys Collide in Dorchester: Passengers Injured

    MBTA Subway Trolleys Collide in Dorchester: Passengers Injured
    An Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority subway trolley collision this morning, injured a reported seven passengers according to WCVB.com and Boston.com. The accident occurred around 6:40 Wednesday morning on the Mattapan line in…
  • Nov 26

    Startling News for Minivan Owner

    Startling News for Minivan Owner
    According to a report issued by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety three popular models have received poor reviews in the IIHS’s front-end collision test. The tests simulate what happens to a driver in a front-end collision.…
Rank this Week: 504

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…
  • Nov 26

    Court Of Chancery Explains Bad Faith Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Bad Faith Claim
    In Re Novell Shareholders Litigation, C.A. 6032-VCN (November 25, 2014) When does a board act in bad faith so as to not be entitled to exculpation under a corporate charter? As this decision explains, mere mistakes in complicated negotiations…
Rank this Week: 492

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Probation and Revocation in West Virginia Criminal Cases - State v. Hann

    Probation and Revocation in West Virginia Criminal Cases - State v. Hann
    Under certain circumstances, a person convicted of a crime in West Virginia may be sentenced to probation, rather than having to serve time in jail. Probation is a form of supervised release, in which the person can continue on with his or…
  • Nov 16

    Drunk Driver who Posed as Brother Hit with Identity Theft Charges - State v. Soustek

    Drunk Driver who Posed as Brother Hit with Identity Theft Charges - State v. Soustek
    If you've previously read this blog, you know that we often talk about the severe consequences, including money penalties, driver's license suspension and revocation, and even imprisonment, that can come with being convicted of DUI. In a…
  • Oct 29

    West Virginia DUI Case Goes Bust on Shoddy Paperwork - Dale v. Ellison

    West Virginia DUI Case Goes Bust on Shoddy Paperwork - Dale v. Ellison
    Contrary to popular thinking, a West Virginia DUI case isn't simply a matter of having a suspected drunk driver blow into a breathalyzer and waiting to see what number comes up. There are various steps that police officers must take to show…
Rank this Week: 752

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Nov 26

    Suspenso julgamento de recurso do ex-jogador Edmundo

    Suspenso julgamento de recurso do ex-jogador Edmundo
    O Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) suspendeu, nesta quarta-feira (26), o julgamento de recurso (agravo regimental) interposto pelo Ministério Público do Rio de Janeiro no Agravo de Instrumento (AI) 794971, no…
  • Nov 26

    Suspenso julgamento sobre Cofins de escritório de advocacia

    Suspenso julgamento sobre Cofins de escritório de advocacia
    O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) suspendeu, nesta quarta-feira (26), o julgamento de recurso relativo à cobrança da Contribuição para o Financiamento da Seguridade Social (Cofins) das sociedades profissionais. A…
  • Nov 26

    Programa Artigo 5º debate trabalho temporário

    Programa Artigo 5º debate trabalho temporário
    Em 2013, foram contratadas 162 mil pessoas no período de fim de ano. Dessas, 19.500 foram efetivadas. Mas como fica a situação de quem é contratado apenas nesse período? O programa Artigo 5º discute…
Rank this Week: 110

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 80

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Nov 26

    In the season of helping others, we want to hear from you

    In the season of helping others, we want to hear from you
    Maryland law firms and businesses do their share to help the needy, particularly during the holiday season. We would like to recognize those efforts and share them with readers as we do every year at this time.
  • Nov 26

    Barry Ritholtz: Ignore bogus holiday retail spin

    Barry Ritholtz: Ignore bogus holiday retail spin
    Thursday was the time of year when Americans gathered with family and friends to give thanks. A bounteous feast is the time to express gratitude for our good fortune. We count our blessings, humbled by the fortuity of our circumstances,…
  • Nov 26

    Eclectic capital treasure is a community affair

    Eclectic capital treasure is a community affair
    On most days at the Annapolis Bookstore on Maryland Avenue, the smell of coffee weaves through the shelves while St John’s College students, known to locals as Johnnies, hide in its corners, buried deep in the Great Books.
Rank this Week: 514

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/
  • Nov 26

    FLYING HIGH?

    FLYING HIGH?
    TSA Week in Review - 40 Loaded Firearms, 92 Pounds of Marijuana, Explosives Training Kit & More IED Training Kit (VPS) Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. – We continue to find inert grenades and other weaponry on a…
  • Nov 26

    FANNIE FRANKEN'S THANKSGIVING RECIPES

    FANNIE FRANKEN'S THANKSGIVING RECIPES
    Dear Lucas, It's that time again: time for the best email you'll get from us all year. Sharing our Franken Family recipes is one of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions. In our family, food is love -- and this is my special way of…
  • Nov 26

    FIGHTING VET HOMELESSNESS

    FIGHTING VET HOMELESSNESS
    HUD AND NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES PARTNER TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST VETERAN HOMELESSNESS Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and National League of Cities (NLC) announced a new Memorandum of…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Nov 26

    Open Letter to Trustees and Leadership of University of Southern Maine...

    Open Letter to Trustees and Leadership of University of Southern Maine...
    ...which is under AAUP investigation (and, I expect, likely censure) for its elimination of large numbers of faculty positions. (Earlier item.) If you sign the letter, use the location field to give your institutional affiliation. (Thanks to…
  • Nov 26

    More PGR results: top 5 in Philosophy of Mind

    More PGR results: top 5 in Philosophy of Mind
    They are (see earlier posts for an explanation of the ranking): Group 1 (1) (rounded mean of 5.0) New York University (5, 5) Group 2 (2) (rounded mean of 4.5) Rutgers University, New Brunswick (4.5, 5) Group 3 (3-5) (rounded...
  • Nov 26

    David Malament retirement blue

    David Malament retirement blue
    Here.
Rank this Week: 34

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    As ABA Blawg 100 shows, biglaw is finding the handle on quality blogging

    As ABA Blawg 100 shows, biglaw is finding the handle on quality blogging
    There’s blogging, and then there’s blogging well. And really, an argument can be made that anything but the latter really isn’t blogging at all. After all, what is blogging—is it simply the act of producing content to…
  • Nov 25

    Dealing with Facebook Friend requests from those not using Facebook

    Dealing with Facebook Friend requests from those not using Facebook
    It is really hard to accept Facebook Friend requests from people who do not “use” Facebook. What I mean by “use” is regularly sharing items on Facebook. Whether it’s personal items (pictures of family etc),…
  • Nov 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Client Service, Forced to Cyber-Spy, EEOC Oversight

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Client Service, Forced to Cyber-Spy, EEOC Oversight
    Despite hoping to see some today, there wasn’t any Michael Brown analysis on the LexBlog Network today. So instead, we went off network for a piece on LXBN, as Zosha rounds up explanations on why the grand jury was a sham. Total posts…
Rank this Week: 39

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 85

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Nov 26

    Trayvon and Mike

    Trayvon and Mike
    The title of this post is taken from a Powerline entry by my friend John Hinderaker. His short essay ends with these words (emphasis in original):[In the name of the welfare state narrative], Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin have to...
  • Nov 26

    Ferguson Video

    Ferguson Video
    A remarkable video of the reaction by some of the good people of Ferguson to the Grand Jury decision not to indict a police officer for the fatal shooting of a 6 ft.4in 290 lb. thug who attacked him.  The...
  • Nov 26

    Racism, the All Purpose Excuse

    Racism, the All Purpose Excuse
    Time has an opinion piece titled, "Ferguson: In Defense of Rioting."  Its closing paragraph reads:Instead of tearing down other human beings who are acting upon decades of pent-up anger at a system decidedly against them, a system that…
Rank this Week: 373

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Nov 26

    8 Common 529 Plan Misconception

    8 Common 529 Plan Misconception
    A 529 college savings plan is a vehicle allowing families to save for college costs with tax-deferred earnings growth and tax-free distributions. Additionally, many states offer a tax break for residents contributing to their plans. However,…
  • Nov 26

    Battle Over Officer's Estate

    Battle Over Officer's Estate
    A battle is brewing over the estate of a Naples police officer who killed himself during a domestic violence double shooting. The Board of Trustees of the Naples Police Officers’ Retirement Trust Fund filed a complaint this month, asking…
  • Nov 26

    Using an IRA and DAF for Charitable Estate Planning

    Using an IRA and DAF for Charitable Estate Planning
    For individuals wishing to continue their charitable donations into the afterlife, a Donor-Advised Fund can assist in this area of estate planning. By naming a qualified foundation as beneficiary of an IRA and entering a Designated Fund…
Rank this Week: 21

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

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Nov 26

    Book recommendation: The Common Lawyer by Mark Gimenez

    Book recommendation: The Common Lawyer by Mark Gimenez
    Andy Prescott is the most laid-back young lawyer in Austin, Texas. Specialising in traffic law, he operates from a small room above a ramshackle tattoo parlour. He rides a trail bike and spends way too much time drinking beer in the sunshine.…
  • Nov 23

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
  • Nov 22

    Weekend video: Lord Bingham and Shami Chakrabarti – The Rule of Law

    Weekend video: Lord Bingham and Shami Chakrabarti – The Rule of Law
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Rank this Week: 961

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/
  • Nov 26

    Meares on Stop and Frisk as a Program

    Meares on Stop and Frisk as a Program
    Tracey L. Meares (Yale University - Law School) has posted Programming Errors: Understanding the Constitutionality of Stop and Frisk as a Program, not an Incident on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay takes seriously the relevance of law…
  • Nov 26

    Leighton with a case study of corporate wrongdoing

    Leighton with a case study of corporate wrongdoing
    Paul Leighton (Eastern Michigan University - Dept of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology) has posted Mass Salmonella Poisoning by the Peanut Corporation of America on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In late 2008, the Centers for Disease…
  • Nov 26

    Lott on Deterring Crime Through Private Security Effort

    Lott on Deterring Crime Through Private Security Effort
    John R. Lott Jr. (Crime Prevention Research Center) has posted Comment on 'The Deterrence of Crime Through Private Security Efforts: Theory and Evidence' on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Unfortunately, many who have examined the impact of…
Rank this Week: 52

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Nov 26

    Legal Academia LinkedIn Group

    Legal Academia LinkedIn Group
    I created a new LinkedIn group called Legal Academia for legal academics to share useful links, posts, scholarship, events, etc. Shameless-self promotion is welcomed — as long as what you promote is good. Who Can Join? Anyone can join…
  • Nov 26

    The Maverick – A Biographical Sketch of Judge Richard Posner: Part II, The Will to Greatne

    The Maverick – A Biographical Sketch of Judge Richard Posner: Part II, The Will to Greatne
    This is the second installment of a biographical profile of Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner. The first installment can be found here. Beginning next week, a five-part Q & A series along with an interview with the…
  • Nov 25

    (Il)liberalism’s Paralysi

    (Il)liberalism’s Paralysi
    At Vox, Ezra Klein claims that the White House believes the bully pulpit drives illiberal dissensus on most matters of public concern. “The problem is the White House no longer believes Obama can bridge [racial] divides.…
Rank this Week: 37

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Nov 26

    Ex-Dewey Partner Altorelli Files for Bankruptcy

    Ex-Dewey Partner Altorelli Files for Bankruptcy
    John Altorelli, an outspoken former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP partner sued for $12.9 million in the wake of the law firm’s collapse, has filed for personal bankruptcy to halt the collection efforts. In a lengthy statement issued…
  • Nov 26

    Law School Deans Question Sharp Drop in Bar Exam Score

    Law School Deans Question Sharp Drop in Bar Exam Score
    Law schools are turning up the heat on the nation's leading bar exam group over what they say is an inexplicable drop in student scores on the most recent test.
  • Nov 26

    Illinois Bar Exam Board Grants Nursing Mom Extra Time to Complete Test

    Illinois Bar Exam Board Grants Nursing Mom Extra Time to Complete Test
    The Illinois bar exam board is giving a nursing mom an extra two hours to complete the test after initially denying her request for more breastfeeding accommodations.
Rank this Week: 13

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Nov 26

    Mitigating Foul Blow

    Mitigating Foul Blow
    Mary Bowman Mitigating Foul Blows Abstract (to read the entire article go here): For nearly eighty years, courts have offered stirring rhetoric about how prosecutors must not strike foul blows in pursuit of convictions. Yet while appellate…
  • Nov 25

    Another Take on Warger v. Shauer

    Another Take on Warger v. Shauer
    Previously, I blogged about the juror dishonesty case, Warger v. Shauers, that is currently before the Supreme Court. Professor Sherry Colb of Cornell, pictured above, has recently written a brief article offering her own opinion on the case.…
  • Nov 24

    Post-Trial Contact with Fed. Jurors in Louisiana to Become More Difficult

    Post-Trial Contact with Fed. Jurors in Louisiana to Become More Difficult
    Times-Picayune: New rules limiting juror contact in federal cases could have 'chilling ... To read my earlier post on this issue go here.
Rank this Week: 566

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 463

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    Garcia v. Google brief

    Garcia v. Google brief
    Going up at the Ninth Circuit's site.  The Organization for Transformative Works filed a brief arguing that the injunction wrongly circumvented the protections of CDA 230 and the DMCA, available…
  • Nov 25

    ABA Blawg 100

    ABA Blawg 100
    Once again, I'm delighted to have been nominated, and I'd appreciate your vote, though there are many great contenders, including my co-author Eric Goldman (under Tech for some reason).http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Nov 21

    Transformative work of the day: Barbie the Computer Engineer

    Transformative work of the day: Barbie the Computer Engineer
    Organization for Transformative Works volunteer Casey Fiesler explains in Slate.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 68

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Nov 26

    #Ferguson at the Internet Archive

    #Ferguson at the Internet Archive
    Via Archive-It, the Internet Archive is building a comprehensive collection of information and discussion related to the August 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The project partner responsible, Internet…
  • Nov 26

    Accessing Justice : Beyond Barrier

    Accessing Justice : Beyond Barrier
    The annual Isaac Pitblado Lectures are coming up in a couple of days and will focus attention this year on issues in access to justice. The agenda is filled with thought-provoking and intelligent discussions led by some very smart people on…
  • Nov 26

    CASL Software Provisions Explained – Sort Of…

    CASL Software Provisions Explained – Sort Of…
    I’ve had some time to reflect on the CASL software provisions as interpreted by the CRTC . As I’ve said before, the CASL software consent provisions are tortuous and unclear, and if taken literally could cause huge problems for…
Rank this Week: 29

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

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

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 995

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
  • Nov 26

    Lessons of the Uber Privacy Scandal

    Lessons of the Uber Privacy Scandal
    Taxi-on-demand service Uber ran into hot water last week over reports that company executives have played fast and loose with some of the location data that the service records about its customers. A couple of thoughts about the…
  • Nov 25

    On the Ground in Ferguson: #BlackLivesMatter

    On the Ground in Ferguson: #BlackLivesMatter
    My heart aches today. I'm in Ferguson – supporting the incredible work of ACLU of Missouri, meeting with activists, helping out legal observers, handing out Know Your Rights t-shirts and cards to protesters. And, as a person of color,…
  • Nov 25

    The U.N. Acts to Protect the Human Right to Privacy

    The U.N. Acts to Protect the Human Right to Privacy
    The U.S. Senate failed last week to act to protect the privacy rights of Americans when the USA Freedom Act was rejected, but today, the United Nations took another step towards recognizing privacy rights for everyone. This afternoon, a…
Rank this Week: 86

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/
  • Nov 26

    The 2014 ATL Holiday Gift Guide

    The 2014 ATL Holiday Gift Guide
    Not sure about what to get the lawyer or law student in your life for the holidays? We've got you covered!
  • Nov 26

    Law Firms And The No-Longer ‘New’ Normal: Insights On 7 Key Subject

    Law Firms And The No-Longer ‘New’ Normal: Insights On 7 Key Subject
    The fate of the billable hour, how small firms can compete with large ones, the evil of profits per partner, and more.
  • Nov 26

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.26.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.26.14
    Ed. note: Above the Law will have a reduced publishing schedule on Friday, November 28, while we recover from turkey-induced comas. * Holy backfire Batman! Florida desperately wanted to display a nativity scene in the State Capitol because…
Rank this Week: 4

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
  • Nov 26

    Justice Department Obtains Record $5.69 Billion in False Claims Act Recoverie

    Justice Department Obtains Record $5.69 Billion in False Claims Act Recoverie
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that it had obtained a record $5.69 billion in settlements and judgments from civil fraud cases brought under the False Claims Act (“FCA”) in fiscal year 2014.  This brings…
  • Nov 19

    SEC Publishes Its 2014 Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program Annual Report

    SEC Publishes Its 2014 Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program Annual Report
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission published its annual report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program yesterday.  The Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program was created with the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010 and aims to…
  • Nov 17

    Supreme Court To Decide Two Key False Claims Act Question

    Supreme Court To Decide Two Key False Claims Act Question
    The Supreme Court is stepping into the fray to decide two important procedural issues related to the False Claims Act (FCA).  The Supreme Court is currently accepting briefing in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter,…
Rank this Week: 769

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Nov 26

    FREE Webinar: Virtual Law Practice – How to Deliver Legal Services Online – MyCase Blog

    FREE Webinar: Virtual Law Practice – How to Deliver Legal Services Online – MyCase Blog
    Please join us for our upcoming webinar, “Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online” on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11am PT / 12pm MT / 1pm CT/ 2pm ET. REGISTER HERE Ever…
  • Nov 26

    In Memoriam for Honorable Neal P. McCurn

    In Memoriam for Honorable Neal P. McCurn
    The United States District Court for the Northern District of New York invites you to attend the In Memoriam for Honorable Neal P. McCurn Friday, December 5, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at United States Courthouse, Third Floor Ceremonial Courtroom, 100…
  • Nov 24

    State of Missouri v. Darren Wilson –September 16, 2014 Testimony Before Grand Jury

    State of Missouri v. Darren Wilson –September 16, 2014 Testimony Before Grand Jury
    Via CNN: The St. Louis County prosecutor has released grand jury documents, including a transcript of Wilson’s testimony and evidence photos of Wilson after the altercation with Brown. Related articles URGENT –…
Rank this Week: 761

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 129

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    General Construction Law § 65(a)(1)

    General Construction Law § 65(a)(1)
    In this case, we are asked whether a three- or six-year statute of limitations applies to causes of action for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty by a school district against a former member of the school board. We hold...
  • Nov 26

    Grand Central Station

    Grand Central Station
    On August 24, 2010, after a jury trial, defendants, AR and HT, were convicted of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree (PL § 155.30[5]) and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree (PL § 165.40). Defendant, AR, moves,...
  • Nov 25

    Law Enforcement Assistance Administration...cont

    Law Enforcement Assistance Administration...cont
    Defendant's moving papers consist of a rambling, prolix series of allegations, couched mainly in the form of rhetorical questions, attacking the legality of the major offender program. Without avowing any particular constitutional…
Rank this Week: 715

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Nov 26

    Some Recent Podcasts and Articles for You

    Some Recent Podcasts and Articles for You
    I wanted to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving. It’s a good time to say “thnak you!” to my patient readers (and the impatient ones, too). I’m hoping to get back onto a regular blogging schedule soon. I also wanted to…
  • Oct 30

    Reflections on 2014 College of Law Practice Management’s Futures Conference

    Reflections on 2014 College of Law Practice Management’s Futures Conference
    A few weeks ago, I was honored to be inducted as a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management, joining a group full of people I have long admired and gotten the opportunity to speak, write and work with over the years. Even better, I…
  • Sep 29

    New Blog Design

    New Blog Design
    This post is a test of my new blog redesign. A big thank you to Aaron and Dylan Lopez at Inno Software for the redesign and revamping of my blog and website and for being so great to work with. There’s still work for me to do, but the…
Rank this Week: 545

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Editor’s Note

    Editor’s Note
    At 9:30 a.m. on Monday we expect additional orders from the Court’s November 25 Conference. On Tuesday, December 2, we expect one or more opinions in argued cases; we will begin live blogging at this link shortly before 10:00 a.m.
  • Nov 26

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part five)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part five)
    Wondering how it went; what to learn from looking back; the importance of moot courts; and why the regular presence of cameras at oral argument is a bad idea. “Just the way they say, ‘Battle plans never survive contact…
  • Nov 26

    Ginsburg has heart surgery

    Ginsburg has heart surgery
    Eighty-one-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a surgical procedure this morning to relieve a blockage in an artery in her heart, the Court announced. She had gone to the MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Tuesday night after…
Rank this Week: 31

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Nov 26

    World Technology Law Conference—San Diego, CA

    World Technology Law Conference—San Diego, CA
    The International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) presents the 2015 World Technology Law Conference April 29–May 1, 2015, at the Grand Del Mar resort (just north of San Diego). Papers are...
  • Nov 26

    Vulnerability and Education—Amherst, MA

    Vulnerability and Education—Amherst, MA
    Emory’s Vulnerability and the Human Condition initiative presents A Workshop on Vulnerability and Education April 24-25, 2015, at Amherst College. Proposals are due Jan.19, 2015. This workshop explores public education...
  • Nov 26

    Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy & Ethics—Scottsdale, AZ

    Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy & Ethics—Scottsdale, AZ
    The third annual conference on the Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics, co-sponsored by nine academic centers from around the nation, will be held at the Scottsdale Resort...
Rank this Week: 26

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Nov 26

    CFPB Proposes Additional Servicing Rule Amendment

    CFPB Proposes Additional Servicing Rule Amendment
    Reid F. Herlihy The CFPB issued a proposed rulemaking last week to amend various provisions of the mortgage servicing rules under Regulation X and Regulation Z. Comments are due 90 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.…
  • Nov 26

    We made the ABA Top 100 Blawg list… for the third year in a row!

    We made the ABA Top 100 Blawg list… for the third year in a row!
    Alan S. Kaplinsky For the third year in a row, CFPB Monitor has made the American Bar Association’s Blawg 100 list, the ABA’s annual list of the best blogs about lawyers and the law. We are honored to have once again received so…
  • Nov 24

    Supreme Court to hear oral argument on Jan. 21st in FHA disparate impact case

    Supreme Court to hear oral argument on Jan. 21st in FHA disparate impact case
    Peter N. Cubita The U.S. Supreme Court has set January 21, 2015 as the date for oral argument in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., which is the case presenting the issue whether…
Rank this Week: 684

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 81

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/
  • Nov 26

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #44: An Interview with Sal Stolfo

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #44: An Interview with Sal Stolfo
    Our guest for episode 44 of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast is Sal Stolfo, Professor at Columbia University’s Computer Science Department and CEO of Allure Software.  Stolfo brings an attacker’s sensibility to network…
  • Nov 26

    Jeh Johnson for Secretary of Homeland Security

    Jeh Johnson for Secretary of Homeland Security
    Rumor has it, that Jeh Johnson, the current Secretary of DHS, is being considered for appointment as the next Secretary of Defense.  Don’t do it Mr. Johnson.  Don’t do it President Obama. I say this, not because I think…
  • Nov 26

    What Does the Swiss Coat of Arms Have to do with the Immigration Imbroglio?

    What Does the Swiss Coat of Arms Have to do with the Immigration Imbroglio?
    If you peruse the darker corners of the U.S. criminal code—as I used to do in my youthful efforts to educate myself in law without going to law school—you’ll eventually stumble across 18 U.S.C. § 708, which…
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • Nov 26

    Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launche

    Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launche
    I am pleased to announce that I and the other founding members of the Collateral Consequences Resource Center have launched a website. We hope the site will become a central resource for people with convictions, scholars, lawyers and…
  • Nov 26

    When "protests" become "riots"

    When "protests" become "riots"
    Tim's final post talks about Monday's protests turning violent and destructive (and the process being repeated on Tuesday) as a tipping point, in which public (and media) support and attention shifts away from the protesters. I do not know if…
  • Nov 26

    Ferguson – What Now? (guest post)

    Ferguson – What Now? (guest post)
    This is the final post on Ferguson from Timothy Zick: Monday night, peaceful vigils and other protected forms of protest were largely overshadowed by acts of violence and destruction. As headlines attest, the Ferguson “protests” have…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Nov 26

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    Judge Helen Bendix of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division One until January 31, 2015Judge Lee Edmon of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Three until December 31, 2014…
  • Nov 25

    More noteworthy December appellate program

    More noteworthy December appellate program
    Looking for a reason to spend a Friday (and then, perhaps the weekend) in the Bay Area? Friday, Dec. 5: BASF hosts "View from the Appellate Bench" with an all-star panel of speakers including: Justice Liu, Justices Richman, Pollak, Siggins,…
  • Nov 24

    Supreme Court nomination!!! Angeleno Leondra Kruger

    Supreme Court nomination!!! Angeleno Leondra Kruger
    Governor Brown SelectsLeondra R. Krugerfor California Supreme CourtSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced Leondra R. Kruger as his choice for associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Leondra R. Kruger,…
Rank this Week: 638

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
Rank this Week: 435

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 102

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
Rank this Week: 766

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/
  • Nov 26

    Odds and ends: How best to reduce pot penalties, surging toward inanity, pregnant in jail, and other storie

    Odds and ends: How best to reduce pot penalties, surging toward inanity, pregnant in jail, and other storie
    Here are several items which haven't made it into independent posts this week but merit Grits readers' attention.Wu: Reduce pot possession <.35 ounces to ticket-only misdemeanor Houston state Rep. Gene Wu has filed legislation, HB 325, to…
  • Nov 23

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition
    On Friday, Michael Hall at Texas Monthly wondered, "Will Rick Perry grant clemency to Max Soffar?" His post brought to mind two broader, related questions.First, will Rick Perry issue one more round of Christmas-time pardons, as has become…
  • Nov 23

    Of budgets and border boondoggles: A reality check

    Of budgets and border boondoggles: A reality check
    The Austin Statesman has a good article (Nov. 22) on the impact of constant border deployments for game wardens, starting with a 19 percent drop in citations written in other parts of the state, as evidenced in the graphic below.But even more…
Rank this Week: 50

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Nov 26

    "Supreme Court faces a new frontier: Threats on Facebook."

    "Supreme Court faces a new frontier: Threats on Facebook."
    "Supreme Court faces a new frontier: Threats on Facebook." Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
  • Nov 26

    "U.S. court rejects Motorola Mobility price-fixing appeal"

    "U.S. court rejects Motorola Mobility price-fixing appeal"
    "U.S. court rejects Motorola Mobility price-fixing appeal": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has an article that begins, "A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected Motorola Mobility LLC's attempt to hold several Asian suppliers liable under…
  • Nov 26

    "Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage"

    "Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage"
    "Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage": Sam Hananel of The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery." Greg Stohr of Bloomberg…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Nov 26

    Keck on Judicial Politics in Polarized Time

    Keck on Judicial Politics in Polarized Time
    Thomas M Keck (Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs) has posted Introduction: Three Stories About Courts (Judicial Politics in Polarized Times (University of Chicago Press) 2014) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Nov 26

    Moustafa on Law and Courts in Authoritarian Regime

    Moustafa on Law and Courts in Authoritarian Regime
    Tamir Moustafa (Simon Fraser University) has posted Law and Courts in Authoritarian Regimes (Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 10 (2014) 281-299) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Once regarded as mere pawns of their regimes, courts…
  • Nov 26

    Bronsteen, Buccafusco, & Masur on Well-Being & Public Policy

    Bronsteen, Buccafusco, &amp; Masur on Well-Being &amp; Public Policy
    John Bronsteen (Loyola University Chicago School of Law), Christopher J. Buccafusco (Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law), & Jonathan S. Masur (University of Chicago - Law School) have posted Well-Being and…
Rank this Week: 6

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Nov 26

    CAFC Issues Non-Precedential Claim Construction with a Dissent

    CAFC Issues Non-Precedential Claim Construction with a Dissent
    The Federal Circuit recently issued a non-precedential opinion in Vehicle IP, LLC v. AT&T Mobility, LLC. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this decision was that it was a non-precedential opinion with a dissent, which to some extent…
  • Nov 25

    A Conversation on Patent Eligibility

    A Conversation on Patent Eligibility
    Earlier this fall, I had the opportunity to do a webinar conversation with Bob Stoll, former Commissioner for Patents at the USPTO and current partner at Drinker Biddle in Washington, D.C.  Our wide-ranging discussion…
  • Nov 24

    Collateral Estoppel Prevents Reexam Claim from being Enforced

    Collateral Estoppel Prevents Reexam Claim from being Enforced
    On November 19, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a decision in e.Digital Corporation v. Futurewei Technologies, Inc. e.Digital appealed from a judgment of non-infringement made by the U.S. Federal…
Rank this Week: 696