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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…
  • Jan 23

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
Rank this Week: 470

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: 541

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Mar 29

    History

    History
    People are tribal; we are proud of our tribes. Why not WASP History Studies in colleges? Or Caucasian History? Or White History? Sure. We all know history is written mainly by the victors. And further that America, e.g., was forged...
  • Mar 28

    Tramps Like Us: Heidelberg Castle.

    Tramps Like Us: Heidelberg Castle.
    Around 1620, Jacques Fouquières painted Germany's Heidelberg Castle, a famous structure in both German history and art, in "Hortus Palatinus" (below). Although the Castle has been in splendid ruin for most of its history, artists…
  • Mar 27

    Getting Paid: Pedestrian Tip No. 3 on Invoicing to Avoid Hating Life.

    Getting Paid: Pedestrian Tip No. 3 on Invoicing to Avoid Hating Life.
    If you are a professional services biller, your bills should genuinely reflect value and effort. Your descriptions in each bill of the work performed should be honest, in plain English and bounce off the page with "problem-solving".…
Rank this Week: 76

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Mar 29

    Illinois Bar permits lawyers to use cloud computing

    Illinois Bar permits lawyers to use cloud computing
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Illinois Bar permits lawyers to use cloud computing When I first started writing about cloud computing use by lawyers in 2008, most lawyers had…
  • Mar 3

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Lawyers and Social Media in 2017 Until recently, lawyers have been reticent to use social media, insisting that it was a passing fad. However,…
  • Feb 10

    Washington Bar Association allows virtual law office

    Washington Bar Association allows virtual law office
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Washington Bar Association Allows Virtual Law Offices The Washington State Bar Association wasn’t the first bar to consider the ethics of…
Rank this Week: 382

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 893

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 24

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

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/
Rank this Week: 10

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Mar 29

    If You’re Discharged Too Soon, Is It Medical Malpractice?

    If You’re Discharged Too Soon, Is It Medical Malpractice?
    There are times where a doctor or a hospital will decide to let the patient go before they are stable enough to be discharged. This decision can lead to the patient having to go back to the hospital, or to another hospital. By making this…
  • Mar 29

    What Questions Should You Ask Your Lawyer in a Personal Injury Case?

    What Questions Should You Ask Your Lawyer in a Personal Injury Case?
    If you have suffered injuries in an accident that you did not cause, you may be entitled to financial compensation. To find out what type of compensation you may be entitled to, it may be a good idea to talk with an attorney. What type of…
  • Mar 28

    What Do I Do If My Kid Was Bit By A Stranger’s Dog?

    What Do I Do If My Kid Was Bit By A Stranger’s Dog?
    As parents, we try to protect our children from danger. Unfortunately we can’t be with them around the clock, and sometimes events are simply out of our control. If your child was bitten by a stranger’s dog, you’re most…
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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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 75

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Mar 29

    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does."

    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does."
    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does." Daniel Deacon and Leah Litman have this post at the "Take Care" blog.
  • Mar 29

    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay"

    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay"
    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that a unanimous two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued yesterday. U.S. Supreme…
  • Mar 29

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case
    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case: Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered the opinion of the Court in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, No. 15-1391. Justice Stephen G. Breyer issued an opinion…
Rank this Week: 17

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
  • Mar 29

    Special Edition: Oklahoma fee/fine/cost legislation in the 2017 session

    Special Edition: Oklahoma fee/fine/cost legislation in the 2017 session
    HB 1361 Prohibits imprisonment of defendants for nonpayment of fines, costs, fees and assessment. In House Judiciary – Criminal Justice and Corrections Committee. HB 1476 Provides “It is the policy of this state that no person…
  • Mar 29

    Special Edition: Ohio fee/fine/cost legislation in the 2017 session

    Special Edition: Ohio fee/fine/cost legislation in the 2017 session
    HB 125 Prohibits a municipal corporation that is not authorized to establish a mayor’s court from imposing or charging fines, fees, or other charges that are in excess of, or not included in, the applicable municipal or county…
  • Mar 29

    Special Edition: New Jersey fee/fine/cost legislation in the 2017 session

    Special Edition: New Jersey fee/fine/cost legislation in the 2017 session
    AB 3354 Provides notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, a defendant who has been sentenced or is required to pay an assessment, penalty, or fee imposed in accordance with the provisions of Title 2C of the New Jersey…
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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/
  • Mar 29

    Hastings Law Journal Guaranteed Article Review

    Hastings Law Journal Guaranteed Article Review
    This just in from the Executive Editor of the Hastings Law Journal: The Hastings Law Journal can guarantee that we will review manuscripts for authors who commit to accepting an offer from Hastings Law Journal if we extend one by...
  • Mar 29

    "Inside the Great Forensic Science Boondoggle"

    "Inside the Great Forensic Science Boondoggle"
    Such is the subtitle of an excellent article by UVA's Brandon Garrett, in The Baffler. Here is the gist: Forensics has turned Victorian detective stories into modern nonfiction, with lab-coated analysts flexing their Holmesian ability to zero…
  • Mar 28

    More Bad Bar Results from Charlotte School of Law

    More Bad Bar Results from Charlotte School of Law
    Last week, Charlotte School of Law had a pretty good week. Dean Jay Conison was fired and returned to the faculty, but since he wasn't assigned any classes this semester, he has no actual responsibilities. He reportedly was wandering the...
Rank this Week: 89

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 29

    How We Benefit from Slavery, Pt. 2

    How We Benefit from Slavery, Pt. 2
    Slavery, while illegal, is far from dead, especially since externalizing the cost of labor onto the laborers themselves is profitable, both for the slave owners and for people like us who enjoy the fruits of slavery from a safe distance. On…
  • Mar 29

    Supreme Court Asked to Hear Age Discrimination Case

    Supreme Court Asked to Hear Age Discrimination Case
    Discrimination appears in many forms, and for many older Americans, ageism is a real thing, especially for those trying to find a job. More and more older Americans are having a hard time even getting a shot at an interview, prompting some to…
  • Mar 29

    Arrested ‘Dreamer’ Daniel Medina Ramirez Due To Be Released

    Arrested ‘Dreamer’ Daniel Medina Ramirez Due To Be Released
    An immigration judge in Washington ruled on Tuesday that Daniel Medina Ramirez could be released from detention, pending a deportation hearing. Ramirez, 24, had been arrested and taken away to a detention center a month and a half ago.…
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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/
  • Mar 29

    Battaly from Cal State/Fullerton to U Conn

    Battaly from Cal State/Fullerton to U Conn
    Heather Battaly (epistemology, ethics, virtue theory), Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Fullerton, has accepted a senior offer from the Department of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, Storrs.
  • Mar 29

    Against "secret" waitlists in PhD admission

    Against "secret" waitlists in PhD admission
    Philosopher Tim O'Keefe (Georgia State) writes: I’d like to speak up against having “secret” or “hidden” waitlists, as the practice has been described to me by applicants to graduate programs. (Those are their…
  • Mar 29

    Kipnis on "Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus"

    Kipnis on "Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus"
    The publisher kindly sent me a copy, which I've been reading and will have more to say about, since its main case study is the Ludlow affair at Northwestern, and its verdict on that case should be of interest to...
Rank this Week: 37

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Mar 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Restrictions on how businesses label credit card/cash price differences are speech restriction

    [Eugene Volokh] Restrictions on how businesses label credit card/cash price differences are speech restriction
    Businesses are generally free to charge lower prices for cash transactions than for credit card transactions; but some states bar businesses from labeling this as “$10, with a 30-cent surcharge for credit cards,” though businesses…
  • Mar 29

    [Orin Kerr] A glimpse at federal appellate briefs from the 1920

    [Orin Kerr] A glimpse at federal appellate briefs from the 1920
    I’ve become mildly obsessed with a Learned Hand opinion from 1928, Marsh v. United States, 29 F.2d 172 (2d Cir. 1928). I discovered Marsh because I’m writing an article on what I call the cross-enforcement of the Fourth Amendment.…
  • Mar 29

    [Ilya Somin] Will Brexit lead to Scotxit?

    [Ilya Somin] Will Brexit lead to Scotxit?
    In the movie Braveheart, William Wallace (played by Mel Gibson) famously said that the Scots should have “just one chance… to tell our enemies that they might take our lives, but they can never take our freedom!”…
Rank this Week: 9

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Mar 29

    My Message to Speaker Ryan

    My Message to Speaker Ryan
    I sent the following message to Speaker Ryan this morning. Dear Mr. Ryan You try to project yourself as a person of integrity. But your lapdog Chair of the House Intelligence Committee is attempting to obstruct attempts to get at the truth…
  • Mar 29

    Ahmed Kathrada (August 21, 1929 – March 28, 2017)

    Ahmed Kathrada (August 21, 1929 – March 28, 2017)
    From The Guardian yesterday: The South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, one of Nelson Mandela’s closest colleagues in the struggle against white rule and a fellow Robben Island prisoner, has died aged 87. Kathrada, who…
  • Mar 27

    “Corky” Gonzáles and the National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference

    “Corky” Gonzáles and the National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference
    On this date in 1969, the first national Chicano youth conference was held in Denver, Colorado by Crusade for Justice, the civil rights organization founded by former boxer Corky Gonzáles. “Rodolfo ’Corky’…
Rank this Week: 341

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 29

    McCutcheon on Shape Shifters: Searching For the Copyright Work in Kinetic Living Art

    McCutcheon on Shape Shifters: Searching For the Copyright Work in Kinetic Living Art
    Jani McCutcheon, University of Western Australia Faculty of Law, is publishing Shape Shifters: Searching for the Copyright Work in Kinetic Living Art in the Journal of the Copyright Society of USA. Here is the abstract. In Kelley v Chicago…
  • Mar 29

    Said on Copyright's Illogical Exclusion of Conceptual Art @zahr_said

    Said on Copyright's Illogical Exclusion of Conceptual Art @zahr_said
    Zahr Said, University of Washington School of Law, has published Copyright's Illogical Exclusion of Conceptual Art at 39 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 335 (2016). Here is the abstract. This Essay argues that copyright illogically…
  • Mar 28

    Sag and Haskell on a Defense Against the Dark Arts of Trolling @matthewsag

    Sag and Haskell on a Defense Against the Dark Arts of Trolling @matthewsag
    Matthew Sag, Loyola University (Chicago) School of Law, and Jake Haskell, Independent, are publishing Defense Against the Dark Arts of Copyright Trolling in the Iowa Law Review. Here is the abstract. In this Article, we offer both a legal…
Rank this Week: 39

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
Rank this Week: 29

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Mar 29

    WILLIAM WARREN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    WILLIAM WARREN v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Jury instructions — Prior statements by state witness The events concerning the instant appeal involve a September 2014 shooting, in Baltimore City, where Kevin Bass was shot and later died from his injuries.…
  • Mar 29

    MICHAEL JOHNSON, JR. v. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, ET AL.

    MICHAEL JOHNSON, JR. v. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, ET AL.
    Civil procedure — Enforcement of judgment — Writs of execution and garnishment This appeal stems from the aftermath of this Court’s reported opinion in Francis v. Johnson, 219 Md. App. 531 (2014), in which Michael Brian…
  • Mar 29

    VOLVO POWERTRAIN OF NORTH AMERICA, et al., v. CHRISTI FIELDS

    VOLVO POWERTRAIN OF NORTH AMERICA, et al., v. CHRISTI FIELDS
    Workers’ compensation — Work-related injury — Causation This appeal arises from the decision of a Washington County jury on review of an Order of the Workers’ Compensation Commission, awarding benefits, and finding…
Rank this Week: 379

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Mar 29

    Supreme Court Strikes Down State No-Surcharge Law

    Supreme Court Strikes Down State No-Surcharge Law
    The Supreme Court ruled today in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman. The Court unanimously ruled for the merchant plaintiff that was challenging New York State's no-surcharge law. 5 Justices were on the majority opinion with a pair of…
  • Mar 29

    Jevic Commentary

    Jevic Commentary
    Just a cross-posting note: Jonathan Lipson and I comment on the U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic decision at the Harvard Law School Corporate Bankruptcy Roundtable.
  • Mar 28

    $45 Million for Stay Violation

    $45 Million for Stay Violation
    How much in punitive damages is enough to punish unlawful conduct and deter its repetition? $45 million was one bankruptcy court's opinion, in the case of a wrongful home foreclosure and eviction in knowing violation of the automatic stay.…
Rank this Week: 79

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 29

    National Recording Registry Picks Are “Over the Rainbow”

    National Recording Registry Picks Are “Over the Rainbow”
    “Judy Garland’s hit single “Over The Rainbow”; the original-cast album of “The Wiz”; the rap group N.W.A’s seminal album, “Straight Outta Compton”; the Eagles’ 1976 “Their…
  • Mar 27

    Academic and research librarians begin work to avert cuts to federal library funding

    Academic and research librarians begin work to avert cuts to federal library funding
    “Librarians are gearing up for a “marathon” effort to preserve federal funding for libraries, research, the arts and the humanities. The Trump administration earlier this month outlined its first budget plan, which if…
  • Mar 27

    Austin’s new Central Library opening delayed — again

    Austin’s new Central Library opening delayed — again
    “The opening date for Austin’s new Central Library has been pushed back again, to this fall at the earliest, dismaying City Council members who said they don’t know how to defend the project to constituents.“It’s…
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • Mar 29

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)) has posted Changing Climate Change, 2009-2016 (Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, the Obama…
  • Mar 29

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)) has posted Changing Climate Change, 2009-2016 (Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, the Obama…
  • Mar 29

    Hockett & Omarova on a National Investment Authority

    Hockett & Omarova on a National Investment Authority
    Robert C. Hockett (Cornell University - Law School) & Saule T. Omarova (Cornell Law School) have posted Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The American Presidential…
Rank this Week: 11

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 80

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
  • Mar 29

    Finding the Right Estate Planning Attorney

    Finding the Right Estate Planning Attorney
    “Losing a parent or grandparent can put into perspective the need for careful planning to avoid surprises, protect young children and spouses and properly execute the decedent’s wishes.”
  • Mar 27

    No Sense Waiting for Trump Tax Changes to Plan Your Estate

    No Sense Waiting for Trump Tax Changes to Plan Your Estate
    “It may actually be better to go forward with tax planning, before changes in policy are made, anyhow."
  • Feb 14

    Long-Term Disability Insurance can be a Guaranteed Paycheck

    Long-Term Disability Insurance can be a Guaranteed Paycheck
    “As if it weren't enough that people with disabilities and their families suffer the physical effects of their disability, they must also jump through hoops to first, qualify for assistance and then to pay attention to what is required to…
Rank this Week: 530

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Mar 29

    Will Attorney General Sessions continue to pursue redlining cases?

    Will Attorney General Sessions continue to pursue redlining cases?
    Alan S. Kaplinsky On Monday, we blogged about the highlights of the panel I moderated, “The CFPB Speaks,” that was part of the Practicing Law Institute’s 22nd annual Consumer Financial Services Institute in Manhattan. The…
  • Mar 28

    CFPB settles with consumer reporting agency for alleged UDAAP/FCRA violation

    CFPB settles with consumer reporting agency for alleged UDAAP/FCRA violation
    Kim Phan The CFPB announced that it has entered into a consent order with Experian, a consumer reporting agency, for allegedly engaging in the deceptive marketing of credit scores in violation of the Consumer Financial Protection Act’s…
  • Mar 27

    OIG report finds CFPB can strengthen conflict of interest controls related to vendor activitie

    OIG report finds CFPB can strengthen conflict of interest controls related to vendor activitie
    Barbara S. Mishkin The Office of Inspector General for the Fed and CFPB has issued a report on the results of an evaluation it conducted to determine whether the CFPB effectively mitigates the risk of potential conflicts of interest…
Rank this Week: 703

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Finkelman on Douglass's Constitution

    Finkelman on Douglass's Constitution
    It turns out that President Trump was right: Frederick Douglass is “getting recognized more and more.”  Paul Finkelman, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Albany Law School, has posted Frederick Douglas's…
  • Mar 29

    Premo on ordinary litigants in the Spanish Empire

    Premo on ordinary litigants in the Spanish Empire
    Bianca Premo, Florida International Universityhas published The Enlightenment on Trial: Ordinary Litigants and Colonialism in the Spanish Empire with Oxford University Press. From the publisher:This is a history of the Enlightenment--the…
  • Mar 28

    Schiller Joins Cambridge SLH Editorial Team

    Schiller Joins Cambridge SLH Editorial Team
    The Cambridge University Press Studies in Legal History Series recently welcomed a new member -- UC Hastings' Reuel Schiller -- to the editorial team. Here's the SLH announcement: Studies in Legal History Editors Holly Brewer, Michael…
Rank this Week: 56

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • Mar 29

    $5.8 Million Verdict Affirmed in Asbestos-Causing Mesothelioma Wrongful Death

    $5.8 Million Verdict Affirmed in Asbestos-Causing Mesothelioma Wrongful Death
    A jury found that the mesothelioma contracted by James Lester Phillips was caused in part by exposure to asbestos contained in Bendix brakes. In an appeal, Honeywell challenged the $5.8 million awarded to Phillips’s wife and surviving…
  • Mar 21

    U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms $3.27 Million Jury Verdict in Favor of Woman in Product Liability Lawsuit

    U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms $3.27 Million Jury Verdict in Favor of Woman in Product Liability Lawsuit
    The plaintiff, Jo Huskey, and her husband filed a product liability lawsuit against Ethicon Inc. and Johnson & Johnson. After a nine-day trial, the jury returned a general verdict in the amount of $3.27 million for the Huskeys on their…
  • Mar 16

    Appeals Court Finds Taxi Company Vicariously Liable for Injurie

    Appeals Court Finds Taxi Company Vicariously Liable for Injurie
    Emanuele Secci was injured after his motorcycle was involved in a crash with the defendant Aram Tonakanian, who was driving a green and white taxi marked with United Independent Taxi Drivers‘ insignia. The jury found that Tonakanian was…
Rank this Week: 346

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 29

    Illegal immigrants help fuel U.S. farms. Does affordable produce depend on them?

    Illegal immigrants help fuel U.S. farms. Does affordable produce depend on them?
    Not a really surprise, is it? For more on the economic benefits to all of us of farm -- and mostly immigrant -- labor, click here. KJ Related articles Lawyers Try to Delay Detained Immigrant Daniela Vargas' Deportation AIA expresses...
  • Mar 29

    DACA Deportee Finds His Way in Mexico

    DACA Deportee Finds His Way in Mexico
    This CNN report follows Jorge Matadamas, who came to the US at four, received DACA status, lost it, and was deported to Mexico. Jorge is comparatively lucky. He has family in Mexico who are helping with his adjustment. Not everyone...
  • Mar 29

    WEBINAR: ICE, Deportations & the State of DACA: What to Do if ICE Shows Up on Your Campus, Wednesday, April 5th • 2-3:30 pm (ET)

    WEBINAR: ICE, Deportations & the State of DACA: What to Do if ICE Shows Up on Your Campus, Wednesday, April 5th • 2-3:30 pm (ET)
    Immigration and customs border patrol show up on your campus. Weapons are flashed. Your police arrive. Turns out, it's an immigration raid. You know you have DACA students and undocumented (non-DACA registered students) in the building and in…
Rank this Week: 16

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 29

    Faster Not Better When Illegal

    Faster Not Better When Illegal
    A public reprimand has been imposed by the Indiana Supreme Court of an attorney who counseled and assisted his client's immigration fraud. In 2012, Respondent was hired by a United States citizen living in New Jersey to assist his wife,...
  • Mar 29

    Driving Mr. Paralegal

    Driving Mr. Paralegal
    A Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada declined to suspended a paralegal charged with a Uber crime The responding party is a Paralegal who was licensed in 2015. He was employed by his older son, a...
  • Mar 28

    The English Teacher

    The English Teacher
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney Caroline Drummond was employed as counsel for Michael Ross Kettles in connection with Tulsa County District Court Case No. CF-2013-4788. Kettles was incarcerated in the David L. Moss…
Rank this Week: 63

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Papers from the Illinois-Bologna Conference on Comparative Constitutional History

    Papers from the Illinois-Bologna Conference on Comparative Constitutional History
    As many readers know, the University of Illinois and the University of Bologna sponsor an annual conference on Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives. Last year's conference was held in Chicago, with a keynote speech by the…
  • Mar 29

    Law Professor Amicus Brief in the Mississippi FADA Case

    Law Professor Amicus Brief in the Mississippi FADA Case
    On Monday, a Fifth Circuitpanel will hear Barber v. Bryant, a challenge to Mississippi’s H.B. 1523. At root, that law prohibits the government from taking “discriminatory action” against religious actors that hold any of…
  • Mar 27

    Give the “Trespass” Test (and Judge Gorsuch) a Chance

    Give the “Trespass” Test (and Judge Gorsuch) a Chance
    Kiel Brennan-Marquez and Andrew TuttIn 2012, when the Supreme Court held in United States v. Jones that police may not engage in prolonged GPS surveillance of a car on public streets without a warrant, many scoffed. Not at…
Rank this Week: 85

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Mar 29

    SCOTUS Rules First Amendment Applies to New York's Credit Card Surcharge Statute

    SCOTUS Rules First Amendment Applies to New York's Credit Card Surcharge Statute
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, a unanimous Court reversed the Second Circuit's conclusion that the First Amendment was not applicable to a…
  • Mar 28

    Second Circuit Rejects First Amendment Claim of Law Firm to Accept Investment from NonLawyer

    Second Circuit Rejects First Amendment Claim of Law Firm to Accept Investment from NonLawyer
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Jacoby & Myers, LLP v. The Presiding Justices of the First, Second, Third & Fourth Depts, the Second Circuit upheld the New York Rules...
  • Mar 25

    Virginia District Judge Upholds Muslim Travel Ban 2.0

    Virginia District Judge Upholds Muslim Travel Ban 2.0
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In his opinion in Sarsour v. Trump, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia Anthony Trenga denied the Plaintiffs' motion for Temporary…
Rank this Week: 90

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/
  • Mar 29

    A Refresher Course In Legal Ethic

    A Refresher Course In Legal Ethic
    Are you on your best behavior?
  • Mar 29

    Don’t Go To Law School Because Of Trump

    Don’t Go To Law School Because Of Trump
    If you want to resist, there are other, less expensive ways to do it.
  • Mar 29

    Morning Docket: 03.29.17

    Morning Docket: 03.29.17
    * Almost 2,000 lawyers have signed on to a complaint filed by the Lawyers for Good Government with the Alabama State Bar Disciplinary Committee which alleges that Attorney General Jeff Sessions violated the state's rules of professional…
Rank this Week: 4

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 474

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Petitions to watch | Conference of March 31

    Petitions to watch | Conference of March 31
    In its conference of March 31, 2017, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether the Alien Tort Statute categorically forecloses corporate liability; whether applying Colorado’s public accommodations law…
  • Mar 29

    Live blog of opinions (Update: Completed)

    Live blog of opinions (Update: Completed)
    We live-blogged this morning as the court released opinions. The transcript is available at this link. The post Live blog of opinions (Update: Completed) appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
  • Mar 29

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Today the court will hear oral argument in two cases. First up is Turner v. United States, which involves the scope of the prosecution’s duty to disclose exculpatory evidence under the Brady rule. Amy Howe previewed the case…
Rank this Week: 26

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 29

    Trump’s Executive Order: Bad Policy and More Uncertainty

    Trump’s Executive Order: Bad Policy and More Uncertainty
    President Trump’s Executive Order on climate policy is an invitation to bad policymaking and legal uncertainty. The big-ticket item targeted by the Order, of course, is the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan and related rules…
  • Mar 29

    A House Divided

    A House Divided
    Actually, there are two divided houses. One is the House of Representatives. The other is the White House. The divisions in the House of Representatives were on display in the abortive effort to pass a health care bill.  Similar fissures…
  • Mar 28

    Some Resources for Non-Experts on the Executive Order Rolling Back Federal Climate Change Regulation

    Some Resources for Non-Experts on the Executive Order Rolling Back Federal Climate Change Regulation
    The President’s Executive Order rolling back climate change-related initiatives, “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth,” just came out today, and there’s already plenty of analysis to help people to…
Rank this Week: 252

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Mar 29

    Supreme Court orders new look at ‘swipe fees’ law

    Supreme Court orders new look at ‘swipe fees’ law
    The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, D.C. Photo by REUTERS/Carlos Barria. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is ordering a lower court to take a new look at a New York law that prohibits businesses from imposing fees…
  • Mar 28

    Is this Supreme Court ruling a game changer for special education?

    Is this Supreme Court ruling a game changer for special education?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now: a Supreme Court ruling that could have a significant impact on special education in schools around the U.S. John Yang is back with that story for our weekly education segment, Making the…
  • Mar 28

    In Supreme Court deportation case, justices weigh immigrants’ legal right

    In Supreme Court deportation case, justices weigh immigrants’ legal right
    Immigration activists rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016. The Supreme Court tried to figure out Tuesday whether immigrants should get a second chance in court when bad legal advice leads to a guilty plea and certain deportation.…
Rank this Week: 984

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: 92

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • Mar 29

    EVENT: Risk Roundtable in San Francisco

    EVENT: Risk Roundtable in San Francisco
    Our next Risk Roundtable event as co-sponsored by ILTA and will take place on Wednesday, April 5th at the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster.Allison Martin Rhodes, Partner at Holland & Knight, will provide an overview of the…
  • Mar 28

    For the Record: Records Management System Swap Outs Continue (Latest Example)

    For the Record: Records Management System Swap Outs Continue (Latest Example)
    Legal IT Insider Reports: "Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP Selects FileTrail for Its New Records Management Solution" -- "FileTrail, a leader in information records management software for the enterprise, announces Nelson Mullins…
  • Mar 27

    More Detail on Conflicts-driven Departure

    More Detail on Conflicts-driven Departure
    "Breakaway Lawyers From Kasowitz Firm Point to Conflicts Dispute" --"A group of lawyers known for celebrity divorces surprised the legal industry last spring when they announced they would leave the New York law firm led by Marc E. Kasowitz,…
Rank this Week: 921

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 263

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

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

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Elderly couple donate life's work - $10 million worth of insects - to university

    Elderly couple donate life's work - $10 million worth of insects - to university
    This story from CBC is a great example of how planning to donate an unusual object will ensure that the object goes to someone who will understand it and value it. In this case, the unusual object is a collection of more than 1.25 million…
  • Mar 21

    What it really means when you add someone to the title of your property

    What it really means when you add someone to the title of your property
    Anyone who reads this blog regularly will have noticed, as I have, how often people talk about "adding a name" to the title to real estate. I hear the same phrase in my practice and in my seminars. It concerns me that so many people…
  • Mar 16

    Two beneficiaries want Dad's house sold, and two don't. What will happen?

    Two beneficiaries want Dad's house sold, and two don't. What will happen?
    If some beneficiaries want a specific piece of estate property to be sold, and others don't, what will happen? Who decides whether it's sold? Can it be given to a beneficiary? A reader recently asked these questions: "My dad died and…
Rank this Week: 247

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 330

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Mar 29

    Tuitificación de "Schiffrin" y "Villamil"

    Tuitificación de "Schiffrin" y "Villamil"
    Ayer salieron tres sentencias con las que no estamos de acuerdo.Nos salteamos por razones de fuerza mayor la escritura del comentario en prosa, y como alternativa ersatz proponemos esta compilación de tuits con nuestra lectura de…
  • Mar 9

    Revisión de las estadísticas de la Corte 2012-2016

    Revisión de las estadísticas de la Corte 2012-2016
    Volvemos a actualizar un post que se refería al trienio 2012-2014, incluyendo las nuevas referencias que proporciona la Corte sobre sus estadísticas y que ahora nos permiten ver un quinquenio. Los datos originales pueden verse…
  • Feb 14

    La Corte Argentina frente a la Corte Interamericana: la resolución de no-cumplimiento del caso Fontevecchia

    La Corte Argentina frente a la Corte Interamericana: la resolución de no-cumplimiento del caso Fontevecchia
    El caso "Editorial Perfil": el tramo doméstico y el tramo internacional.Recordemos brevemente lo que necesitamos saber del caso. Hace mucho, Menem no reconocía públicamente a Menem Jr. La Revista "Noticias"…
Rank this Week: 356