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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…
  • Sep 23

    Pro Basketball Player Defrauded by Investment Advisor Charles Bank

    Pro Basketball Player Defrauded by Investment Advisor Charles Bank
    Going Public LawyerThe Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced on September 12, 2016 that it has charged Atlanta-based investment adviser Charles Augustus Banks, IV with defrauding a former professional…
Rank this Week: 477

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: 534

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…
  • Sep 22

    FINRA Sanctions Avenir Financial Group For Fraud

    FINRA Sanctions Avenir Financial Group For Fraud
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has ordered Avenir Financial Group to pay a $229K fine over allegations that the latter engaged in the fraudulent sale of promissory notes and equity interests in the firm. Avenir is suspended from…
Rank this Week: 151

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

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 18

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Sep 24

    Wait a Minute! Let's Think About the Mathematics of Bar Passage

    Wait a Minute! Let's Think About the Mathematics of Bar Passage
    For most states, you must graduate from an ABA accredited law school to be eligible to take the bar exam at all. As Florida has been the main topic of conversation in the current discussion, I will use it as...
  • Sep 24

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and Reform

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and Reform
    This just in. Symposium on The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and Reform on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in memory of Alessandro Pizzorusso Scuola Sant’Anna 24 May 2017 Pisa, Italy Convened…
  • Sep 23

    In appreciation of ...

    In appreciation of ...
    This week, as I join everybody in the lounge, I’d like to chat about what might be considered the opposite side of the “Ethic of Caring in Teaching” coin - appreciation. As I watch the accolades pour in to pay...
Rank this Week: 88

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 24

    Appointing a Conservator

    Appointing a Conservator
    We often hear about estate-planning proceedings dealing with probates and guardianships, but what about conservatorships? A conservatorship is available to deal with the property of an absentee or to address judgments that involve the…
  • Sep 23

    Article on the Limits of the Federal Arbitration Act

    Article on the Limits of the Federal Arbitration Act
    David Horton recently published an Article entitled, The Limits of Testamentary Arbitration, 58 Fla. L. Rev. Forum (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This is an invited reply to Professor E. Gary Spitko's provocative and…
  • Sep 23

    Unintended Consequences of the § 2704 Proposed Regulation

    Unintended Consequences of the § 2704 Proposed Regulation
    The estate-planning world is still buzzing over the § 2704 proposed regulations released last month. These regulations restrict discounts that may result in a net loss of revenue to the Treasury with higher transfer tax values, leading to…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Sep 24

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes argued that President Obama should not pardon Edward Snowden but should consider commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence. Wittes also responded to critics of the Washington Post editorial page…
  • Sep 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Efforts to revitalize U.S.-Russian cooperation have stalled after the collapse of the Syrian ceasefire, reports the Washington Post. American officials have confirmed that, despite previous hopes, there are no plans for intelligence-sharing…
  • Sep 23

    The Biggest Internet Attack in History

    The Biggest Internet Attack in History
    If you don’t already, all Lawfare readers interested in cybersecurity issues should be regularly reading  Krebs on Security, a blog run by the estimable researcher Brian Krebs. (Disclaimer: I consider Brian a friend and…
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Sep 24

    Nursing Home Blamed for Serious MRSA Infection

    Nursing Home Blamed for Serious MRSA Infection
    Nursing homes are supposed to be safe places where our elderly loved ones can get the care they require. Instead, sometimes a care facility does not proper care and residents can be hurt. Neglectful care in nursing homes is a serious concern,…
  • Sep 21

    Nursing Home Accused of Negligence in Death of Resident

    Nursing Home Accused of Negligence in Death of Resident
    Nursing home safety is of great concern, especially to those with loved ones residing there. When we choose a care center for our elderly parent we visit the location, review the brochure, and speak with the manager. Yet as careful as we may…
  • Sep 19

    Fall Prevention in Nursing Home

    Fall Prevention in Nursing Home
    Falls are the number one cause of injuries to senior citizens and many of these falls occur in nursing homes. While nursing facilities are supposed to provide proper care, many times they fail to adequately supervise and assist residents.…
Rank this Week: 169

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Sep 24

    Join us in Atlanta

    Join us in Atlanta
    Chip Merlin and I will be speaking on behalf of the Merlin Law Group at the Fall Georgia Association of Public Insurance Adjusters Meeting on October 4, 2016, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. The Georgia Association is a growing group…
  • Sep 23

    Florida District Court Decision on "Your Work" Exclusion in CGL Policy Is At Odds With Law of Numerous Jurisdiction

    Florida District Court Decision on "Your Work" Exclusion in CGL Policy Is At Odds With Law of Numerous Jurisdiction
    In Essex Insurance Co. v. DiMucci Development Corp. of Ponce Inlet Inc., U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. recently held that Evanston Insurance Company has no duty to defend a builder in a lawsuit alleging construction defects at one of…
  • Sep 22

    Bailee Liability in New Jersey

    Bailee Liability in New Jersey
    As Hermine made its way up the Eastern Seaboard, everyone along the New Jersey Coastline was praying this would not be a repeat of Hurricane Sandy. We in the tristate were lucky this time and the storm went out to sea with little impact, but…
Rank this Week: 374

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Sep 24

    NYDFS Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services Companie

    NYDFS Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services Companie
    On Sept. 13, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) issued a proposed regulation that would impose new, rigorous cybersecurity requirements on banks, consumer lenders, money transmitters, insurance…
  • Sep 23

    Securities Regulation in the Interconnected, Global Marketplace

    Securities Regulation in the Interconnected, Global Marketplace
    It is my pleasure to participate in this year’s International Bar Association Annual Conference at the request of your president, David Rivkin, whom I first came to highly admire from our days as very young lawyers. He is a tremendous…
  • Sep 23

    The Board’s Role in FCPA Compliance

    The Board’s Role in FCPA Compliance
    For directors of public companies with foreign operations, “FCPA” is a dreaded acronym. In recent years, compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has become a key area of focus for boards and management. Enforcement of…
Rank this Week: 108

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia
    When historians record the U.S. war with Russia, the events of this past week may look like a road sign that went unheeded. The bombing of Syrian forces, which Washington has called “accidental,” indicates a new level of…
  • Sep 23

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?
    Most online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, force both buyers to agree to arbitration in lieu of filing a lawsuit against them. Arbitration is an alternate dispute resolution process where a third party arbitrator will review the…
  • Sep 23

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art
    This week’s Feel Good Friday (actually on Friday this week!) is about a Texas attorney helping Veterans through martial arts. Amber Pang Parra, Pharmaceutical Attorney at Justinian PLLC, not only works hard on behalf of her clients,…
Rank this Week: 973

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 24

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign
    by Neil H. BuchananLike Professors Colb and Dorf, I write a biweekly column for Justia's Verdict legal commentary website.  Our standard practice is to write an associated Dorf on Law post the same day that a Verdict column is published,…
  • Sep 23

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day
    By William HausdorffWhat image does the US have abroad these crazy days? And do we care? In national elections, people are naturally inwardly focused on what the election may mean for them, their families, and their communities. But as viewed…
  • Sep 22

    Questions for Judge Katzmann

    Questions for Judge Katzmann
    by Michael DorfYesterday, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit--Chief Judge Katzmann, Judge Hall, and Judge Wesley--heard oral arguments here at Cornell Law School rather than in their usual courthouse at Foley Square…
Rank this Week: 238

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China
    Hiring a foreigner in China usually requires all of the following be true: The candidate is in good health and over the age of 18 The candidate possesses the skills and work experience required for the job The candidate has no criminal record…
  • Sep 23

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Sep 22

    TPP: The Full Text, Oh and China Too

    TPP: The Full Text, Oh and China Too
    Far too many on Facebook and Twitter keep describing the Trans-Pacific Partnership as a “secret” document and then use that as a reason for opposing it. Go ahead and oppose TPP — that’s your right — but…
Rank this Week: 166

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 6

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 24

    Congressman John Lewis on the Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    Congressman John Lewis on the Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
    American hero John Lewis has posted this statement on the White House Blog: I've been waiting to see this day for 15 years -- and in some ways, my whole life. I've loved history ever since I was a little...
  • Sep 24

    Say It Ain't So, Joe: Ted Cruz Announces Support for Donald Trump

    Say It Ain't So, Joe: Ted Cruz Announces Support for Donald Trump
    Senator Ted Cruz has announced his support for Donald Trump for President. It was not that long ago that Cruz was booed off the stage at the Republican Convention for refusing to endorse Trump. KJ Related articles Was Ted Cruz...
  • Sep 24

    At the Movies: Kingdom of Shadows (2015)

    At the Movies: Kingdom of Shadows (2015)
    “Kingdom of Shadows,” a film that features U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Assistant Special Agent in Charge Oscar Hagelsieb, and highlights the realities and consequences of drug…
Rank this Week: 16

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 24

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t
    William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP, is certainly positioned well to address what is happening in Charlotte following the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.  It’s no surprise, therefore, that the New York Times has…
  • Sep 24

    One Drink Isn’t Enough

    One Drink Isn’t Enough
    In contrast to the trend on campus, at the demand of the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, of conflating intoxication with incapacity, the United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, in an opinion by…
  • Sep 24

    Tenants, Lawyers And Right

    Tenants, Lawyers And Right
    In New York City, a peculiar relationship has long existed between tenants and landlords. There is good and bad on both sides, but they need each other.  There are horror stories about neglectful and abusive landlords, and they’re…
Rank this Week: 113

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 24

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching
    Hat tip to Dr. Victoria Sutton, Texas Tech Law's Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, for alerting me to the collection of videos from the Igniting Law Teaching conference in 2015 found on the Legal Ed web pages. You...
  • Sep 23

    Help

    Help
    I have reached the age where I have a lot of "back in my day" thoughts. EDM makes my head hurt. Modern movies are terrible. I hate how connected people are with phones. I hate ball parks named after corporations....
  • Sep 22

    Predicting Success? Exciting Research from the Western Heart of Texa

    Predicting Success? Exciting Research from the Western Heart of Texa
    There’s exciting research work going on in West Texas, entitled: “Will I Pass the Bar Exam? Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance,” co-written by Dr. Katherine Austin, Professor Catherine (Cassie)…
Rank this Week: 676

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/
  • Sep 24

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform
    Meagan Flynn at the Houston Press is right that Texas is ahead of the feds and the rest of the country right now on forensic science reform, but that fact provides cold comfort. As Grits noted in an earlier roundup, this week the president's…
  • Sep 22

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that
    Among the settlement terms leaked to the press in the Sandra Bland case this week was a statement that the Texas Department of Public Safety would provide de-escalation training for current and future troopers.The Houston Chronicle reported…
  • Sep 20

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers' attention while I'm focused elsewhere today:Williamson County to allow citations for pot, DWLIGreat news: Williamson County has decided to let Round Rock police officers issue citations…
Rank this Week: 47

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
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/
  • Sep 24

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued
    Economic development proponents in Baltimore got some good news this week with the opening of a state-of-the-art $11.5 million maker space, while the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission could be headed to court, sued by…
  • Sep 23

    Mo. juror’s weather research not enough for new trial

    Mo. juror’s weather research not enough for new trial
    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that a plaintiff in a slip-and-fall case is not owed a new trial even after a juror admitted to conducting independent research. In a 4-3 decision, the court’s majority acknowledged…
  • Sep 23

    Commentary: Digital evidence as today’s DNA

    Commentary: Digital evidence as today’s DNA
    MINNEAPOLIS – Forensic DNA first made its appearance in the courtroom in 1987. Since then, DNA science has led to convictions and acquittals for some of the most violent crimes, including rape and murder. Prisoners have been released as…
Rank this Week: 397

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Latest thoughts about Brexit and the UPC

    Latest thoughts about Brexit and the UPC
    Sudden moments of clarity are always a good look for IPKatIt has certainly been a long time coming and we still can't be sure that a UPC change is gonna come to the UK. We recently saw the unveiling of an authoritative Opinion by Richard…
  • Sep 23

    Friday Fantasie

    Friday Fantasie
    Friday has rolled around once again and the IPKat is here to bring you up to date with a magnificent 7 miscellaneous IP events and news stories that you might have missed. Music to this Kat's ears1. Last call for alcohol The NZ Ministry of…
  • Sep 23

    Law & Economics - The Italian Edition

    Law & Economics - The Italian Edition
    It was on the bus to the villa on the second day that it clicked - why there were only two faces I recognised at the conference.  The European Association of Law & Economics (EALE), whose annual conference I attended in Bologna,…
Rank this Week: 30

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Sep 24

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient
    Dr DB v. General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 2331 (QB), 23 September 2016, Soole J – read judgment An interesting three-way privacy fight between a GP, a patient who had complained about his treatment by the GP, and the…
  • Sep 22

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law
    Understanding Standing: Post 1 of 3 Recently, we posted on a proposed action against the European Commission, or, more precisely, the action of its president. The applicants’ greatest challenge in those proceedings will be to persuade…
  • Sep 21

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee
    Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and another [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB) – read judgment Under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 those who live together but are not married are not entitled to damages for bereavement. The High…
Rank this Week: 130

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 58

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Sep 24

    Breach of Trust

    Breach of Trust
    Fox4KC reported the arrest of nursing home employee Angela Kreps who is accused of stealing thousands from a cancer victim. Kreps was director of social services at the Maple Wood Care Center.  Kreps used her position at…
  • Sep 23

    Choking Death

    Choking Death
    The Star Tribune reported that the Minnesota Department of Health said the Gardens at Cannon Falls “did not have an adequate system to ensure cognitively impaired residents on [liquid] diets were adequately supervised.” Nursing…
  • Sep 22

    “Staffing is an issue everywhere you go”

    “Staffing is an issue everywhere you go”
    ABC27 had an incredible article with video proof of horrendous violations at Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  You can see the videos by using the link to the article. “I’ve seen roaches, but these…
Rank this Week: 121

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 219

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 317

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 24

    Thinking about Therano

    Thinking about Therano
    I’m sure I’m not alone in having followed the spectacular fall of Theranos over the past year. Elizabeth Holmes was a fairytale come to life – and now, the main question seems to be whether she intentionally defrauded her investors...
  • Sep 23

    "Distraction Sickness"

    "Distraction Sickness"
    In January 2015, I wrote about a resolution to take a break from e-mails on Saturdays. That resolution failed, quickly. Since then, I have been thinking a lot about my relationship with e-mail. On one hand, I get a lot...
  • Sep 22

    What Do Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and 220 Law Professors Have in Common?

    What Do Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and 220 Law Professors Have in Common?
    Lately, I’ve been researching the twelve nation Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty (“TPP”) because I am looking at investor-state dispute settlements (ISDS) in my work in progress proposing a model bilateral investment treaty between the…
Rank this Week: 94

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Sep 24

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer
    In my post, Non-Apology Apologies, Part 2, I briefly described Wells Fargo’s acceptance of responsibility but refusal to apologize for its fraudulent practices in creating accounts without customers’ authorization. This post…
  • Sep 21

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium
    The University of Missouri’s symposium, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, will take place on Friday, October 7, from 9 am to noon Central Time. We recently set the schedule for the…
  • Sep 18

    Bad Decisions to Go to Trial

    Bad Decisions to Go to Trial
    You may be familiar with the Randall Kiser et al. study, Let’s Not Make a Deal: An Empirical Study of Decision Making in Unsuccessful Settlement Negotiations, 5 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 551 (2008), which replicated amazing…
Rank this Week: 380

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Sep 24

    How To Kill A Drone - #GolfSaturday

    How To Kill A Drone - #GolfSaturday
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 24

    Samsung's Gear S3 - Worthy Successor To The Gear S2

    Samsung's Gear S3 - Worthy Successor To The Gear S2
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 23

    Why I Am A Solo - I Have Some Control Over My Interactions With Fact-Resistant Client

    Why I Am A Solo - I Have Some Control Over My Interactions With Fact-Resistant Client
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 161

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 295

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Sep 24

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?
    Julie Doughty at Cardiff University has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation to do research on responses to the January 2014 practice guidance on sending judgments to Bailii. She has asked me to gently remind any family court judges who may…
  • Sep 19

    Really serious and imminent

    Really serious and imminent
    Newsflash : We’re all flat out and it ain’t getting any better. I hadn’t noticed. The President however, has time for the production of two views in the space of a month. And in this one are some shocking figures. He is…
  • Sep 18

    Gotta licence to eat cake…

    Gotta licence to eat cake…
    OK ok, last running update before the race. I made my 13 miles in my last training run. Just. I am feeling positive again. And also a bit elated it is almost over… Thanks to everyone who has donated. We’ve now raised a smashing…
Rank this Week: 947

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 24

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed
    From Politico: A New York judge has rejected a media request to make public the contents of a 25-year-old court file on Donald Trump's divorce from wife Ivana, saying the courts have no business deciding what information could be useful...
  • Sep 24

    Divorce & Kid

    Divorce & Kid
    From CBS News: In the wake of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s divorce announcement this week, many may be wondering how their six children will weather the split. Divorce experts say children’s responses and needs after a marriage ends…
  • Sep 22

    Obergefell on Concurring Opinion

    Obergefell on Concurring Opinion
    From Professor Jana Singer (University of Maryland), writing for Concurring Opinions: The Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges marked a sea change in family law. While the immediate impact of the decision is clear –…
Rank this Week: 140

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Inapplicability of Money Lending Laws to Regulated NBFC

    The Inapplicability of Money Lending Laws to Regulated NBFC
    [The following guest post is contributed by Munmi Phukon, who is a Senior Manager in the Corporate Law Division at Vinod Kothari & Co.]IntroductionIn 2011, a landmark judgment of the Gujarat High Court in Radhe Estate Developers Vs.…
  • Sep 22

    Exempted inter-se transfer amounts to ‘sale’

    Exempted inter-se transfer amounts to ‘sale’
    [The following post is contributed by Supreme Waskar, who is a corporate lawyer in Mumbai]In an earlier post on February 18, 2012, Mr. Umakanth Varottil had discussedthe informal guidance issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of…
  • Sep 18

    Takeover Regulations and the Banking Sector

    Takeover Regulations and the Banking Sector
    Two separate but recent developments underscore the need to treat the banking sector differently when it comes to compliance with the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 (the “Takeover…
Rank this Week: 304

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 118

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 128

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 23

    Raw milk distribution ongoing despite Campylobacter outbreak

    Raw milk distribution ongoing despite Campylobacter outbreak
    As may as 20 people are sick in Colorado in an ongoing Campylobacter outbreak, with multiple public health agencies reporting the most likely cause is raw milk from Larga Vista Ranch — some of which appears to have been distributed…
  • Sep 23

    Another Seattle restaurant closed amid illness outbreak

    Another Seattle restaurant closed amid illness outbreak
    Another foodborne illness outbreak has closed another Seattle restaurant. This time around it’s the Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge in the city’s Queen Anne neighborhood. The closure notice from Public Health – Seattle…
  • Sep 23

    New Jersey firm recalls Bhelpuri rice snack for Salmonella risk

    New Jersey firm recalls Bhelpuri rice snack for Salmonella risk
    Krishna Food Corp. of Neshanic Station, NJ, is recalling 16 cartons of Bikaji Chowpati Bhelpuri, net weight 300 g., 10.58 oz., batch number 2016 F97, best before June 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with…
Rank this Week: 61

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee
    News Channel 5 reports that Tennessee state health officials investigated a Salmonella food poisoning outbreak that sickened potentially dozens of people in Middle Tennessee. The Salmonella illnesses emerged after a... Continue Reading
  • Sep 23

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak
    The Pueblo City-County Health Department, El Paso County Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are jointly investigating an ongoing outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to... Continue Reading
  • Sep 19

    Let Go of the Eggo – with Listeria

    Let Go of the Eggo – with Listeria
    Kellogg Company announced Monday it will recall approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles after they were possibly contaminated with the bacteria listeria. Kellogg announced on its website... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 79

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Last Thursday, the Icesi Law School in Cali, Colombia, held a conference to commemorate twenty-five years of the Constitution of Colombia (right). Forthcoming in December from Carolina Academic Press: The Death Penalty as Torture: From the…
  • Sep 22

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"
    I'm very pleased to announce that Jefferson Decker, an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University, has published The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American…
  • Sep 22

    Call for Applications: Yale University Chauncey Postdoc

    Call for Applications: Yale University Chauncey Postdoc
    Via H-Law, we are passing along the following job announcement from Yale University:The Chauncey Postdoctoral Fellowships are up to three positions funded by the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy for one year renewable for one…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Sep 23

    Five vehicle crash on I-15 near Blackfoot this evening

    Five vehicle crash on I-15 near Blackfoot this evening
    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…
  • Sep 22

    Update Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit

    Update Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit
    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…
  • Sep 21

    Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit

    Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit
    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: 211

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction
    Machiko Kanetake (Utrecht Univ. - Law) & Cai Congyan (Xiamen Univ. - Law) have posted Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanctions (in Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law, Larissa van den Herik ed., forthcoming).…
  • Sep 23

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
    Lorand Bartels (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit. Here's the abstract:It has become conventional wisdom that once the UK leaves the EU it will have to renegotiate core aspects of its WTO rights and…
  • Sep 23

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"
    The British Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for a symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report," which will be featured in its 2016 volume. Here's the call: CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SYMPOSIUMThe Iraq Inquiry ReportThe…
Rank this Week: 48

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 396

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Schell v. OXY USA Inc. 16-244 Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondent in this case. Issue: (1)…
  • Sep 23

    SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 review

    SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 review
    The late Justice Antonin Scalia and the vacancy he left behind continued to loom large over the justices’ summer appearances, as his colleagues were often called upon to speak about his legacy, their memories of serving with him, and…
  • Sep 23

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On September 30 at 12 p.m., the Pacific Legal Foundation and National Review Institute will host a preview of the Supreme Court’s next Term. Speakers will include Theodore Olson, Neal Katyal, and Gregory Katsas; Ramesh Ponnuru will…
Rank this Week: 27