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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…
  • May 1

    Court Enters Final Judgments in Sky Capital Boiler Room Case

    Court Enters Final Judgments in Sky Capital Boiler Room Case
    Going Public LawyerThe Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that on April 8th the Honorable Paul A. Crotty of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York entered final judgments on…
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: 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/
Rank this Week: 152

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/
  • May 26

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The war against the Islamic State continues along both ends of the Euphrates, targeting two of the pseudo-caliphate’s strongholds. In the north, Kurdish-led forces have launched an assault against Islamic State positions near the…
  • May 26

    Important First Step by HPSCI on Pre-Publication Review Reform

    Important First Step by HPSCI on Pre-Publication Review Reform
    Editor's Note: This post also appears on Just Security. We are happy to learn, via Secrecy News, that the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) has weighed in constructively on the pre-publication review issue that we…
  • May 26

    Not Quite Making it to Syria: A Tale of Two Failed ISIS Recruit

    Not Quite Making it to Syria: A Tale of Two Failed ISIS Recruit
    This week, the federal district courts in both the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of Texas confronted ISIS’s ability to recruit Americans to travel overseas to join and fight for the caliphate. First, on…
Rank this Week: 68

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 26

    Immigrant of the Day: Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache (Haiti), West Pooint Graduate

    Immigrant of the Day: Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache (Haiti), West Pooint Graduate
    Photo Courtesy of the Washington Post Dan Lamothe in the Washinton Post tells the story about the picture of Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache during the commencement ceremony at West Point, New York. He was overcome with emotion. Tears rolled…
  • May 26

    Questioning at Ports of Entry: Only Minutes to Separate Truthtellers from Liar

    Questioning at Ports of Entry: Only Minutes to Separate Truthtellers from Liar
    Guest post by Alexandra Diaz, student, George Mason University School of Law CBP Office of Field Operations’ Assistant Port Director Sally Carrillo spoke yesterday about her experiences over a 28 year career at CBP and legacy INS and, for…
  • May 26

    Dr. Diego Acosta Arcarazo on 200 Years of Open Borders in South America

    Dr. Diego Acosta Arcarazo on 200 Years of Open Borders in South America
    Dr Diego Acosta Arcarazo (U. Bristol) Guest post by Renita Roberts, student, The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University Dr. Diego Acosta Arcarazo of the University of Bristol visited the University of California San Diego campus…
Rank this Week: 16

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

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

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

On the Record

On the Record

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

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

    Md. Court of Appeals might reconsider ’05 felony-murder decision

    Md. Court of Appeals might reconsider ’05 felony-murder decision
    Maryland’s top court might reconsider its controversial 2005 decision permitting a first-degree assault to be a predicate offense for second-degree felony murder if the victim dies.
  • May 26

    Da Vinci surgical robot maker’s insurers say company hid claim

    Da Vinci surgical robot maker’s insurers say company hid claim
    It’s health insurers’ cardinal rule: disclose pre-existing conditions. Now comes a case in which that familiar decree involves not a patient, but rather a $1.5 million surgical robot known as the da Vinci system. Two insurance…
  • May 26

    Franchise world gives Md. small-business owners stability

    Franchise world gives Md. small-business owners stability
    After decades of corporate life, Jim Brown was ready for a new career. The Severn resident was a graphic designer for 20 years before changing fields and going into IT, where he worked as a project manager for over a decade. Brown was at…
Rank this Week: 412

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/
  • May 26

    California Sues Johnson and Johnson Over Pelvic Mesh

    California Sues Johnson and Johnson Over Pelvic Mesh
    California has filed a lawsuit against Johnson and Johnson, alleging the company failed to warn doctors and patients of adverse events associated with pelvic meshes.
  • May 26

    Nearly Half of Antidepressants Used for Non- Depression-Related Condition

    Nearly Half of Antidepressants Used for Non- Depression-Related Condition
    A new study has found almost half of antidepressants are prescribed for non-depression conditions, with 30 percent begin considered off-label prescriptions.
  • May 26

    Klein Tools Recalls Digital Clamp Meter

    Klein Tools Recalls Digital Clamp Meter
    Klein Tools has issued a voluntary recall for 114,000 digital clamp meters due to a defect that can pose shock and burn hazards to consumers.
Rank this Week: 889

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/
  • May 26

    WHO'S GOT THE MOST INFLUENCE?

    WHO'S GOT THE MOST INFLUENCE?
    New York State's Most Influential Latinos? By Angelo Falcón The NiLP Report The role of state government is increasingly important in determining public policies affecting the Latino community. In New York, the Latino community …
  • May 26

    MILLENNIALS LIKE TO JUMP

    MILLENNIALS LIKE TO JUMP
    Millennial Job-Hoppers: What They Seek by Brandon Rigoni and Amy Adkins Story Highlights Millennials don't stay with their current company to find new roles They see jobs as steppingstones and growth…
  • May 26

    TAKE THE KIDS TO A PEDIATRIC TRAUMA CENTER

    TAKE THE KIDS TO A PEDIATRIC TRAUMA CENTER
    Children injured in motor vehicle crashes fare better at level I pediatric trauma centers New study by Children's Minnesota shows children have lower risk of complications and adolescents have lower risk of death when treated at a…
Rank this Week: 12

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • May 26

    Nexium side effects lawsuit

    Nexium side effects lawsuit
    Since first introduced in 2001, patients from across the country have been using Nexium to treat chronic heartburn and related conditions. While patients may have been prepared to deal with the drug’s disclosed side effects such as dry…
  • May 26

    What to do when you’re in a car accident

    What to do when you’re in a car accident
    Whenever you’re involved in a car accident, it is important you hire an experience attorney to represent your rights. Insurance companies are in the business of trying to minimize their pay-outs, which is why a competent attorney is…
  • May 25

    Whole Foods Injury Lawsuit

    Whole Foods Injury Lawsuit
    Whole Foods is one of the most popular stores in America, and its large volume of customers means that, inevitably, injuries occur on store premises. If you slip and fall at Whole Foods, you should seek medical attention for any injury…
Rank this Week: 234

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 632

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • May 26

    Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors? Part 2

    Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors? Part 2
    (Note: this is Part 2 of a series regarding Stanford CodeX Future Law 2016 Conference. Part 1 is here.) We were sitting around, chatting late into the evening when sensory deprivation restaurants came up. I had heard of the concept, but…
  • May 24

    Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors?

    Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors?
    “I could tell you’re from the South by the way you said ‘naked,'” she said. “Honey, there’s a difference between ‘naked’ and ‘nekkid,’ and I’m fixin’ to explain it to…
  • May 16

    No Growth Without Risk

    No Growth Without Risk
    This month, there are law students graduating from law school all around the country. If you’re one of them, you’re graduating into one of the worst legal job markets ever. If you already landed a job, congratulations! Bust your…
Rank this Week: 647

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

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/
  • May 26

    Snapchat Raises $1.8 Billion From Private Investor

    Snapchat Raises $1.8 Billion From Private Investor
    Over the last year, investors like Alibaba have bought stakes in Snapchat. Alibaba agreed to invest $200 million at a valuation of $15 billion.
  • May 26

    Gawker Media Is Exploring a Possible Sale

    Gawker Media Is Exploring a Possible Sale
    The media company, in the middle of a costly legal battle with Hulk Hogan, said it had hired Mark Patricof of Houlihan Lokey to provide financial advice.
  • May 26

    Viacom Directors Add Redstone’s Great-Grandchildren to Suit

    Viacom Directors Add Redstone’s Great-Grandchildren to Suit
    The children were added because they are among the beneficiaries of the trust that will control his empire after he dies or is declared incompetent.
Rank this Week: 2

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • May 26

    9th Cir Continues To Not Apply OCTANE To Trademark

    9th Cir Continues To Not Apply OCTANE To Trademark
    Ninth Circuit reminds us that it already has decided that it is not bound to apply Octane Fitness’ (134 S. Ct. 1749) definition of “exceptional” in the context of the Lanham Act’s fee-shifting provision. Rather than…
  • May 19

    Spot the Differences in These Nominative Fair Use Test

    Spot the Differences in These Nominative Fair Use Test
    Here is the first factor from the Ninth Circuit nominative fair use test, courtesy of the New Kids on the Block case: First, the product or service in question must be one not readily identifiable without use of the trademark; Here’s…
  • May 18

    Text of Second Circuit Nominative Fair Use Case (IISSCC v SU)

    Text of Second Circuit Nominative Fair Use Case (IISSCC v SU)
    Introducing the 2d Circuit Nominative Fair Use Test: 1. Whether plaintiff’s mark is necessary to describe both the plaintiff’s and defendant’s products, “that is, whether the product or service is not readily…
Rank this Week: 171

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • May 26

    How to Create Legal Marketing Emails That Cut Through Inbox Clutter

    How to Create Legal Marketing Emails That Cut Through Inbox Clutter
    Email marketing remains one of the best and least expensive ways for small firms and solos to nurture relationships with clients and prospects on an ongoing basis. Yet the fact remains that everyone is inundated with too many emails, making a…
  • May 24

    21 Travel Hacks to Save You Time and Money

    21 Travel Hacks to Save You Time and Money
    I travel a lot, both for business and pleasure.  Like many others of you who have traveled a lot over the years, I can get pretty depressed about the state of the travel industry these days. Back in the day, traveling was an event that…
  • May 23

    How to Create a Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan

    How to Create a Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan
    If one of your goals is to become more proficient at social media marketing, then you need to follow the advice of Yogi Berra, who said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”…
Rank this Week: 381

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: 89

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • May 26

    Book Review: Drafting and Analyzing Contracts: A Guide to the Practical Application of the Principles of Contracts Law

    Book Review: Drafting and Analyzing Contracts: A Guide to the Practical Application of the Principles of Contracts Law
    Carolina Academic Press has just released the fourth edition of the above title by Professor Scott J. Burnham. I got a chance to review it and, although I have not used it in a classroom setting yet, share my impressions...
  • May 26

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (May 26, 2016)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (May 26, 2016)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal 1 2,708 Contract as Empowerment Robin Bradley Kar University of Illinois College of Law 2 467 What We Buy When We 'Buy Now' Aaron Perzanowski and Chris Jay Hoofnagle Case…
  • May 25

    31 Plus Hours of App Reading

    31 Plus Hours of App Reading
    The Norwegian consumer council spent over 31 hours reading the terms and condition of 33 apps (the number that an average consumer has). It was all to prove the point that there's a good reason nobody reads those T&Cs -...
Rank this Week: 134

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 26

    Backroad Country brand nuts, nut mixes recalled for Listeria risk

    Backroad Country brand nuts, nut mixes recalled for Listeria risk
    Troyer Cheese Inc. of Millersburg, OH, is recalling a limited number of nuts and nut mix products which have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The following products sold under the Backroad Country brand are…
  • May 25

    Raw milk producer says state’s testing method is the problem

    Raw milk producer says state’s testing method is the problem
    The owner of a California organic dairy is working with state officials to find the source of Salmonella that has twice this month caused recalls of his raw milk, even though he believes the state’s test results are not indicative…
  • May 25

    Rice University spore research could boost food safety effort

    Rice University spore research could boost food safety effort
    Deciphering how bacteria respond to stress could yield new clues for combating food spoilage and for controlling foodborne pathogens, and that goal is closer now that a team led by Rice University bioengineering researchers has decoded the…
Rank this Week: 62

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    BREAKING: InHealth Mutual Now Under DOI Control

    BREAKING: InHealth Mutual Now Under DOI Control
    [From email just now]"COLUMBUS - Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor was appointed receiver for Coordinated Health Mutual, Inc. today following the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) request to liquidate the company which provides health insurance to nearly…
  • May 26

    ACA-related Spelling Problems [UPDATED!]

    ACA-related Spelling Problems [UPDATED!]
    Folks keep misspelling "3,000% rate decrease." For instance:"Most health insurers in Pennsylvania are pressing for double-digit rates increases for Obamacare plan coverage starting in January"This is unpossible.Or this egregious…
  • May 25

    O'Care Hall of Shame (Part 367)

    O'Care Hall of Shame (Part 367)
    So, the McKinsey Center for U.S. Health System Reform has released the findings from its most recent survey of the last Open Enrollment (its 8th such). Those of us who've been following along at home are not surpriosed, but one suspects that…
Rank this Week: 56

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Deciding Sumner Redstone's Mental Acuity

    Deciding Sumner Redstone's Mental Acuity
    With Sumner Redstone’s declining health, the case to decide his mental acuity is becoming more difficult and more pertinent with so many third parties involved. To determine his competency for deciding to oust two Viacom trustees,…
  • May 26

    Nevada Now the Leading Jurisdiction for Trust

    Nevada Now the Leading Jurisdiction for Trust
    Many people would rank Nevada as the leading jurisdiction for trusts. The opportunities found under Nevada law have prompted numerous estate planners and financial planners to situs their clients’ trusts in Nevada to take advantage of the…
  • May 25

    Hillary Clinton Moves New York Home into Trust

    Hillary Clinton Moves New York Home into Trust
    Hillary and Bill Clinton purchased their Chappaqua, New York home in 1999 and have now moved it into a residence trust. This will allow them to legally evade the so-called ‘death tax.’ Moving the home into trust will reduce their...
Rank this Week: 22

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 26

    First Global Registry of Beneficial Ownership Launched

    First Global Registry of Beneficial Ownership Launched
    “TRACE International is pleased to introduce TRACEpublic, the first global registry of beneficial ownership. Developed in direct response to the risks inherent in secret company ownership, TRACEpublic enables…
  • May 26

    Conference Board – Rebound in Global Productivity Growth Not in Sight

    Conference Board – Rebound in Global Productivity Growth Not in Sight
    Data Sources & Methods Archive “Productivity developments in 2015 – Growth in global output per worker slowed down in 2015, mainly because of a slowdown in output growth in emerging markets and developing economies:…
  • May 26

    Legal Information Institute and Justia provide new home for Oyez Project

    Legal Information Institute and Justia provide new home for Oyez Project
    Follow up to previous posting – Founder of Oyez.org seeks new manager and large purchase price – via Law.com – ‘Oyez Project’ New Home Will Keep Supreme Court Audio Free to Public‘ “The project is now…
Rank this Week: 32

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • May 26

    Competition Bureau Conducting Criminal Probe in Ontario Condo Renovation Market

    Competition Bureau Conducting Criminal Probe in Ontario Condo Renovation Market
    May 26, 2016 Earlier today, the Globe and Mail reported that the Canadian Competition Bureau (Bureau) has launched a widespread criminal investigation into the condominium renovation industry in Ontario. See: here. According to the Globe, the…
  • May 24

    CASL (Anti-Spam Law) Issues That Can Arise in Canadian Contest

    CASL (Anti-Spam Law) Issues That Can Arise in Canadian Contest
    May 24, 2016 Promotional contests in Canada are largely governed by the federal Competition Act, Criminal Code and contract law. Other laws can also apply depending on the type of contest, including privacy, anti-spam and intellectual…
  • May 13

    Landmark TREB Abuse of Dominance Case May Open the Door for New Real Estate Models in Toronto

    Landmark TREB Abuse of Dominance Case May Open the Door for New Real Estate Models in Toronto
    Excerpt from Featured Update Practical Law Canada Competition May 13, 2016 On May 10, 2016, the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) released its full reasons in the landmark Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) abuse of dominance case (The…
Rank this Week: 587

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • May 26

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit Rating?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit Rating?
    Some people avoid filing bankruptcy because they are afraid of the way it could affect their credit rating. Yes, it is going to have a negative impact on your credit score, but from that point forward, it is completely up to you which…
  • May 25

    How Do I Decide if I Should File Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    How Do I Decide if I Should File Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    There are two different types of consumer bankruptcy, and they mean two different things. You can be made to go from one to the other, but that only goes one way. You can also be denied a discharge of your bankruptcy. What this all means when…
  • May 24

    Can I Include Any Taxes in My Bankruptcy?

    Can I Include Any Taxes in My Bankruptcy?
    As if tax laws aren’t already difficult enough to navigate, why not add some bankruptcy laws to the mix as well? When it comes to their taxes, many people are confused about what they can and can’t include in their bankruptcy. In…
Rank this Week: 758

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: 708

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 439

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Did Under-incarceration Kill Prof. Dan Markel?

    Did Under-incarceration Kill Prof. Dan Markel?
    Prof. Dan Markel was a popular teacher at Florida State Law School and an active legal blogger.  I met him only once that I remember, but we had a number of mutual friends.He was assassinated at his home, in broad...
  • May 26

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CT High Court Upholds Death Penalty Repeal:  The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision, upheld its previous ruling Thursday that found the death penalty unconstitutional and abolished it.  Daniel Tepfer of the CT Post reports…
  • May 25

    Will Overreach Kill Mens Rea Reform?

    Will Overreach Kill Mens Rea Reform?
    A variety of people on both sides of the political aisle have been pushing for reform on the mental states required for a person to be guilty of a federal criminal offense.  In federal law, more than in most states,...
Rank this Week: 326

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/
  • May 26

    Houston Bar Association announces new president

    Houston Bar Association announces new president
    The Houston Bar Association on Thursday announced Neil D. Kelly as its new president. Kelly, a partner in Andrews Kurth, succeeds outgoing President Laura Gibson of Dentons US as head of the organization, the fifth largest metropolitan bar…
  • May 26

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit adopts rule change

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit adopts rule change
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit adopted a change to its rules this week. The amendment is as follows: FIFTH CIRCUIT RULE 27.1.20 27.1.20 To rule on an unopposed motion by the government or a defendant in a direct criminal…
  • May 26

    Dallas Bar subcommittee creates brochure, web presence to reach younger veteran

    Dallas Bar subcommittee creates brochure, web presence to reach younger veteran
    When Jonathan Rosamond visited veterans legal clinics created by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program he noticed an absence of younger veterans like himself. There were veterans who served in Vietnam and Korea and a few from the Iraq War,…
Rank this Week: 823

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • May 26

    Brake Fluid Leaks Result in Recall of 271K Ford Truck

    Brake Fluid Leaks Result in Recall of 271K Ford Truck
    Yesterday, another vehicle recall was added to the list, but this one doesn’t involve airbags. Brake fluid leaks result in recall of 271K Ford trucks. The affected vehicles are solely located in North America and are the model year…
  • May 26

    Slam Shut Revolving Door Between Robot-car Companies and NHTSA Official

    Slam Shut Revolving Door Between Robot-car Companies and NHTSA Official
    Advocacy organization Consumer Watchdog put forth a request to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind on May 18. The group’s request: slam shut revolving door between robot-car companies and NHTSA…
  • May 26

    Congress is Using Zika Virus to Weaken Truck Safety

    Congress is Using Zika Virus to Weaken Truck Safety
    Congress is using Zika virus to weaken truck safety, as it is tied to a bill that would allow fatigued truck drivers to stay on the road for more than 80 hours per week. On Wednesday truck driver Dana Logan tried to recount a crash that…
Rank this Week: 1000

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • May 26

    Pennsylvania Just Made Divorcing an Abusive Spouse Easier

    Pennsylvania Just Made Divorcing an Abusive Spouse Easier
    Currently, most states either have no-fault divorce laws where no blame can be placed upon either spouse or laws that require proof of fault that can draw out the length of the divorce process. Prior to the passage of the bill,…
  • May 23

    How Can Your Foreclosure Affect You?

    How Can Your Foreclosure Affect You?
    No one wants to foreclose, but it happens if you fall behind on your mortgage payments and have no way of catching up. While you want to move on from the whole experience, your credit score won’t let you. A foreclosure can hit your…
  • May 20

    Obama Administration Extends Transgender Rights in Public School

    Obama Administration Extends Transgender Rights in Public School
    The Obama administration recently issued a directive to all public schools in the country allowing transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity. The declaration was signed by the Justice and Education department…
Rank this Week: 555

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • May 26

    HUGE win for Google in Oracle API case.

    HUGE win for Google in Oracle API case.
    From Law360:Google won a high-profile jury verdict Thursday that its use of Oracle’s copyrighted Java software code in its Android mobile operating system was protected by the fair use doctrine, clearing the company of liability that…
  • May 25

    Shameless Plug: That Frog on Kickstarter

    Shameless Plug: That Frog on Kickstarter
    That Frog is a casual mobile game being developed by Pixabits with the help of students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Game development is about 1/3 complete, and they are raising funds for the students to continue working…
  • May 25

    Martin O’Donnell v. Harold Ryan

    Martin O’Donnell v. Harold Ryan
    O'Donnell v. RyanCase No. 14-2-12439-2 SEASuperior Court of Washington for King CountyOn April 11, 2014, Martin O’Donnell’s employment was terminated by Bungie’s board of directors. O’Donnell had been a composer for…
Rank this Week: 447

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/
  • May 26

    Aristotle's tomb found?

    Aristotle's tomb found?
    So says this news report. Does this have any significance? (Thanks to Dean Rowan for the pointer.)
  • May 26

    On Oberlin College

    On Oberlin College
    In The New Yorker; it really sounds like an unhappy and dysfunctional environment. What a shame for what used to be a major liberal arts college in the Midwest.
  • May 26

    A Freudian take on the Trump phenomenon

    A Freudian take on the Trump phenomenon
    This essay has some good insights. (Thanks to Michael Swanson for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 36

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 26

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity
    An article on the 6000-year history of Kurdish gardens cites my Habermas article for its alleged account of Habermas’s modernization theory. Modernization Theory and House Garden Transformation; Erbil City as Case Study, is jointly…
  • May 25

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry
    Building Privacy into the Infrastructure: Towards a New Identity Management Architecture comes to what I fear some of my friends in the privacy community will find to be an unacceptable conclusion. I’ll be presenting it at the Privacy…
  • May 24

    VideoFakes-R-U

    VideoFakes-R-U
    Researchers develop face-capture technology that can alter pre-recorded videos in real-time on low cost computers. Boing Boing suggests it could be used to make George W Bush or Donald Trump appear intelligent. I can imagine even worse: Fake…
Rank this Week: 35

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    New Issue of RSQ

    New Issue of RSQ
    The latest issue of Refugee Survey Quarterly (RSQ) is now available. The theme is "Humanitarianism and the Migration Crisis," with a focus on the experiences of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff. Contents of vol.…
  • May 26

    Regional Focus: Africa

    Regional Focus: Africa
    The Back Way to Europe: Gambia’s Forgotten Refugees (openDemocracy, May 2016) [text]Case Study: Regional Humanitarian Challenges in the Sahel (Feinstein International Center, April 2016) [text]- Part of component 2 of the "Planning from…
  • May 26

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    "Attitudes towards Immigrant Workers and Asylum Seekers in Eastern Croatia: Dimensions, Determinants and Differences," Migracijske i etničke teme = Migration and Ethnic Themes, vol. 32, no.1 (April 2016) [open access]The Crisis of…
Rank this Week: 337

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 26

    Cunningham-Parmeter on Amazon and Uber

    Cunningham-Parmeter on Amazon and Uber
    Friend-of-blog Keith Cunningham-Parmeter (Willamette) has just posted on SSRN his superb piece, From Amazon to Uber: Defining Employment in the Modern Economy, which will appear in the Boston University Law Review. From the abstract: American…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017
    Here's the call for papers for the 15th International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi (Modena, Italy, March 20-21, 2017). The conference theme is Digital and Smart Work. From the call: Focusing on the implications for…
  • May 24

    Petruska on Joy Silk Doctrine

    Petruska on Joy Silk Doctrine
    I just learned that Brian Petruska (General Counsel of the Laborers' Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition), just posted on SSRN his forthcoming piece in the Santa Clara Law Review on the proposed use of the Joy Silk doctrine. The…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • May 26

    Cramer on Texas' Stand Your Ground Law

    Cramer on Texas' Stand Your Ground Law
    Clayton E. Cramer (College of Western Idaho) has posted Texas’ Stand Your Ground Law: An Historical Perspective (Presenting at Texas Bar Association, September 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the aftermath of the Treyvon Martin…
  • May 26

    Kerr on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

    Kerr on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
    Orin S. Kerr (The George Washington University Law School) has posted Trespass, Not Fraud: The Need for New Sentencing Guidelines in CFAA Cases (George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article argues…
  • May 26

    Schuller & Erentzen on Race-Based Juror Challenges in Canada

    Schuller & Erentzen on Race-Based Juror Challenges in Canada
    Regina Schuller and Caroline Erentzen (York University - Department of Psychology and York University, Department of Psychology, Students) have posted The Challenge for Cause Procedure in Canadian Criminal Law (Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol.…
Rank this Week: 51

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 313

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 78

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 26

    Blank Presents The Timing Of Tax Transparency Today In Sweden

    Blank Presents The Timing Of Tax Transparency Today In Sweden
    Joshua Blank (NYU) presents The Timing of Tax Transparency, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. ___ (2017), at the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law at Stockholm University in Sweden today at an event hosted by Teresa Simon-Almendal, Peter Melz and Roger…
  • May 26

    The Curve: Life At Manhattan Law School

    The Curve: Life At Manhattan Law School
    Jeremy Blachman (J.D. 2005, Harvard; author, Anonymous Lawyer) & Cameron Stracher (J.D. 1987, Harvard; Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, New York), The Curve (2016): The students at Manhattan Law School, a decrepit institution on the…
  • May 26

    Oberlin Students Demand Abolition Of Midterms, Grades Lower Than C

    Oberlin Students Demand Abolition Of Midterms, Grades Lower Than C
    The Week, Oberlin Students Want to Abolish Midterms and Any Grades Below C: Students at Oberlin College are asking the school to put academics on the back burner so they can better turn their attention to activism. More than 1,300 students at…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • May 26

    Treasure Valley Law Enforcement Unites to Stop Impaired Driving and to Remember the Victim

    Treasure Valley Law Enforcement Unites to Stop Impaired Driving and to Remember the Victim
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 For Immediate Release: 5/25/16 at 2:00 p.m. MERIDIAN - Memorial Day marks the…
  • May 25

    "No Refusal Weekend" Impaired Driving Emphasis Patrol Dedicated to the Memory of Lewiston Teen Russell Raschka

    "No Refusal Weekend" Impaired Driving Emphasis Patrol Dedicated to the Memory of Lewiston Teen Russell Raschka
    Russell RaschkaIDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 LEWISTON - Memorial Day marks the beginning of long days filled with…
  • May 25

    Rollover crash near Wendell injures driver.

    Rollover crash near Wendell injures driver.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 211

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 26

    First Lady Will Recognize Libraries, Museums for Top Honor in White House Ceremony

    First Lady Will Recognize Libraries, Museums for Top Honor in White House Ceremony
    “On June 1 at the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama and Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew, will honor outstanding museums and libraries with the 2016 National Medal for Museum and…
  • May 26

    Web Archiving with National Librarie

    Web Archiving with National Librarie
    “After the Internet Archive started web archiving in the late 1990s, National libraries also took their first steps towards systematic preservation of the web. Over 30 national libraries currently have a web archiving programme. Many…
  • May 26

    Gale Expands Historical Digital Newspaper Offerings and Support for Digital Humanities Research

    Gale Expands Historical Digital Newspaper Offerings and Support for Digital Humanities Research
    “Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, has expanded its historical newspaper collections with the launch of several new archives. Now available are The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000, a 145-year archive of Britain’s…
Rank this Week: 194

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
Rank this Week: 884

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 228

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • May 26

    First Enforcement Action under New Fiduciary Rule

    First Enforcement Action under New Fiduciary Rule
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:In its first action brought forth under the new fiduciary requirement for municipal advisers, the SEC has charged a municipal adviser, its CEO, and two employees for their roles in failing…
  • May 25

    FINRA Chief Executive Richard Ketchum Will Focus on the Hiring of Bad Brokers and Firm Culture

    FINRA Chief Executive Richard Ketchum Will Focus on the Hiring of Bad Brokers and Firm Culture
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:At the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc.’s annual conference in Washington, FINRA Chairman and Chief Executive Richard G. Ketchum pointed out that a broker with a worrisome…
  • May 24

    Alternative Investment Strategy for All

    Alternative Investment Strategy for All
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Today’s market environment demands a system of asset allocation that reaches beyond traditional stock and bond portfolios. The new-age investor seeks alternative investments in order…
Rank this Week: 144