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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…
  • Dec 4

    Beware of Lawyers Bearing Gifts – Custodianship Shells and Reverse Merger

    Beware of Lawyers Bearing Gifts – Custodianship Shells and Reverse Merger
    Going Public LawyerThe Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) says it doesn’t like over-the-counter shell companies especially when reverse mergers are involved, and would like to see them gone from the…
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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: 538

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: 151

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 114

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Taylor v. Nevada 16-507 Issues: (1) Whether the warrantless access and use of hundreds of data points showing the petitioner’s historical cell phone location over a weeklong period was a search that…
  • Dec 5

    Argument analysis: Lots of questions, no easy answers in redistricting case

    Argument analysis: Lots of questions, no easy answers in redistricting case
    “It is a very tough matter,” observed Justice Stephen Breyer, summarizing the questions with which the justices were grappling today. Federal law permits (and sometimes requires) states to consider race when drawing district…
  • Dec 5

    Argument transcript

    Argument transcript
    The transcript in Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections is here; the transcript in McCrory v. Harris is here.
Rank this Week: 26

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/
  • Dec 5

    Anderson on Rorty on the Public and the Private

    Anderson on Rorty on the Public and the Private
    John P. Anderson (Mississippi College School of Law) has posted Paintbrushes and Crowbars: Richard Rorty and the New Public-Private Divide on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In an often-quoted passage, Richard Rorty wrote that “J.S. Mill’s…
  • Dec 5

    Sohoni on Crackdown

    Sohoni on Crackdown
    Mila Sohoni (University of San Diego School of Law) has posted Crackdowns (Virginia Law Review, Vol. 102, 2017 (forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The crackdown is the executive decision to intensify the severity of enforcement of…
  • Dec 5

    Abbott on Liability for AI Tort

    Abbott on Liability for AI Tort
    Ryan Abbott (University of Surrey School of Law; University of California, Los Angeles - David Geffen School of Medicine) has posted Allocating Liability for Computer-Generated Torts on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Artificial intelligence is…
Rank this Week: 11

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 5

    California’s internecine water war

    California’s internecine water war
    If you thought California was immune to the season of political craziness, think again. California Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer were elected to the Senate together in 1992. They are usually on the same side, but not always.…
  • Dec 5

    Revised SLCP Strategy Demonstrates the Impact of SB 1383

    Revised SLCP Strategy Demonstrates the Impact of SB 1383
    Many in the environmental community, myself included, heralded the passage of SB 1383 in the California legislature. This bill is the first state law to target short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), and it codified the reduction goals that…
  • Dec 5

    Turnabout is Fair Play

    Turnabout is Fair Play
    Conservatives and industry have perfected some legal tools to block regulation by the Obama Administration.  Those tools can be turned against them, by using the same tools to block anti-regulatory moves by the Trump Administration.…
Rank this Week: 252

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Dec 5

    Top Patent Law Stories of 2016

    Top Patent Law Stories of 2016
    If you miss my patent law year-in-review talk in Snowmass on January 6, do not worry – Patent Docs authors Donald Zuhn, Kevin Noonan, and Michael Borella will be offering their 10th annual live webinar on the “Top Patent…
  • Dec 5

    Guest Post: Can an Inventorship Be Challenged in a PGR Proceeding?

    Guest Post: Can an Inventorship Be Challenged in a PGR Proceeding?
    Thomas D. Kohler and Kevin C. McGrath* The enactment of the AIA brought several changes to processes for correcting and challenging inventorship.  Perhaps most notable were the elimination of 35 U.S.C. § 102(f) and the replacement…
  • Dec 4

    The Federal Circuit and Appeals from the Patent Office

    The Federal Circuit and Appeals from the Patent Office
    By Jason Rantanen As expected, for the fiscal year ending on October 31, 2016, the Federal Circuit docketed more appeals arising from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office than from the district courts.  This result will almost certainly…
Rank this Week: 53

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Dec 5

    Nominations Due for 2016 Tax Offender of the Year

    Nominations Due for 2016 Tax Offender of the Year
    In a little less than a month it will be time to reveal this year’s winner of the prestigious “Tax Offender of the Year” award. Remember, To be considered for the Tax Offender of the Year award, the individual (or…
  • Dec 4

    Won’t Be Getting Off for a Dime

    Won’t Be Getting Off for a Dime
    Sreedhar Potarazu is apparently very intelligent. He’s an ophthalmic surgeon in Potomoc, Maryland. He’s also an entrepreneur and an author. He’s also likely to be spending a few years at ClubFed. Dr. Potarazu formed…
  • Dec 1

    Your Tax Professional, A Cop

    Your Tax Professional, A Cop
    When I flew to visit my mother for Thanksgiving, I had to show my driver’s license to get through TSA security at the Las Vegas Airport. That’s not a surprise. When I prepare my mother’s tax return for 2016, I am required to…
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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

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 5

    Updates on Standing Rock/DAPL

    Updates on Standing Rock/DAPL
    Further to post on Standing Rock, two updates: International – Tribal representatives have been invited to speak at a hearing at the IACHR in Washington, DC on Dec. 9, , 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., on the “Human Rights Situation of…
  • Dec 5

    ICRC survey: persons who have experienced war most value laws regulating armed conflict

    ICRC survey: persons who have experienced war most value laws regulating armed conflict
    People who’ve actually experienced war place greater value on regulating warfare than those who haven’t. That appears to be one thought-provoking takeaway from People on War: Perspectives from 16 Countries, a report that the…
  • Dec 5

    A day to remember: Ongwen’s trial starts on 6 December

    A day to remember: Ongwen’s trial starts on 6 December
    Tomorrow, 6 December, the trial against Dominic Ongwen will start before Trial Chamber IX of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Ongwen’s trial follows the ICC’s first conviction for rape this year, and presents a firm…
Rank this Week: 40

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 5

    "Federal appeals court upholds Mohamed Mohamud conviction"

    "Federal appeals court upholds Mohamed Mohamud conviction"
    "Federal appeals court upholds Mohamed Mohamud conviction": Maxine Bernstein of The Oregonian has this report. The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court affirms conviction in Oregon car-bomb plot." Cyrus Farivar if Ars Technica has a…
  • Dec 5

    "Britain's Supreme Court Hears Legal Challenge to 'Brexit'"

    "Britain's Supreme Court Hears Legal Challenge to 'Brexit'"
    "Britain's Supreme Court Hears Legal Challenge to 'Brexit'": Stephen Castle will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
  • Dec 5

    "Conviction of serial child molester at center of federal appeals case to set him free"

    "Conviction of serial child molester at center of federal appeals case to set him free"
    "Conviction of serial child molester at center of federal appeals case to set him free": Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post has this article previewing a case scheduled for oral argument on Tuesday before a three-judge panel of the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 18

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Dec 5

    FDA’s Draft Quality Metrics Guidance, Version 2.0

    FDA’s Draft Quality Metrics Guidance, Version 2.0
    By Mark I. Schwartz – Last month, FDA announced the publication of a revised version of the Draft Quality Metrics Guidance that it had published back in July of 2015. We had blogged about the original Draft Guidance at that...
  • Dec 5

    FSIS Publishes Proposal to Amend Nutrition Labeling Regulations to Align with FDA’s Amended Regulation

    FSIS Publishes Proposal to Amend Nutrition Labeling Regulations to Align with FDA’s Amended Regulation
    By Riëtte van Laack – On December 1, 2016, FSIS announced its proposal to amend the nutrition labeling regulations for meat and poultry. The proposed regulations contain few surprises and appear to be identical to FDA's regulations. In…
  • Dec 4

    Breaking Zen: FDA Denies Vanda’s Petition on FANAPT 3-Year Exclusivity; Approves Generic

    Breaking Zen: FDA Denies Vanda’s Petition on FANAPT 3-Year Exclusivity; Approves Generic
    By Kurt R. Karst – Wikipedia (oh that font of knowledge and easy reference that it is for us bloggers) describes schizophrenia as a mental disorder characterized by, among other things, “failure to understand what is real.” That pretty…
Rank this Week: 273

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Dec 5

    Call for Presentations (SCALE conference) and Papers (Morrison Prize)

    Call for Presentations (SCALE conference) and Papers (Morrison Prize)
    Call for Presentation and Panel Proposals for its Third Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators. This conference will be held on May 12, 2017, at ASU’s new law school building in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Roughly 50 faculty…
  • Dec 5

    Call for Presentations/Paper: Climate Law and Policy Conference in Buffalo

    Call for Presentations/Paper: Climate Law and Policy Conference in Buffalo
    The Buffalo Environmental Law Journal is seeking proposals for its spring symposium, "Climate Change: Law, Policy, and Regulation." The symposium will be held at the University at Buffalo School of Law on Saturday, March 11, 2017.…
  • Dec 5

    Dakota Access – Three Things to Watch in the Coming Week

    Dakota Access – Three Things to Watch in the Coming Week
    Yesterday, the Army Corps of Engineers issued a statement that it would “not grant an easement” for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross Lake Oahe “at the proposed location” (within half a mile of the Standing Rock Sioux…
Rank this Week: 313

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    THIS WAS ALL PREDICTED

    THIS WAS ALL PREDICTED
    Richard Rorty, a philosopher and author, died in 2007. In 1998 Rorty wrote a book entitled "Achieving Our Country."At the turn of the century, Rorty was concerned about the marginalization of the American working class, a condition he…
  • Dec 4

    NFL WEEK 13

    NFL WEEK 13
    SURVIVOR POOLDown goes De La O- an ill-timed pick of the Big Easy Saints  sent the respected jurist and rumoured favourite down in week 13. But well played Judge De La O. Well played indeed. Luvey and Lew marched on with a Packers…
  • Dec 1

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:SO, YOU WANT TO BE A FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE .....?As a result of the retirement of Justice James Perry, who has announced his retirement effective December 30, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court’s JNC interviewed…
Rank this Week: 180

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: 91

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 5

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint
    “School district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” after a…
  • Dec 5

    PUBLICATION HALTED FOR PROVOCATIVE CHILDREN’S BOOKS PARODY

    PUBLICATION HALTED FOR PROVOCATIVE CHILDREN’S BOOKS PARODY
    “Publication has been halted for a provocative satire of children’s stories, “Bad Little Children’s Books,” which had been criticized by online commenters for poor taste and reinforcing racial and cultural…
  • Dec 5

    Teagle Foundation Announces New Grant Supporting Education at DPLA

    Teagle Foundation Announces New Grant Supporting Education at DPLA
    “The Digital Public Library of America is delighted to announce that it has received a generous $150,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation to extend its work around curated sets of primary source materials for the classroom. For the last…
Rank this Week: 195

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Dec 5

    Energy New Deal

    Energy New Deal
    The term “New Deal” usually refers to legislation under the Roosevelt administration in the United States. The idea behind that is a new deal of cards. People were not happy at the time, reasonably so, since the economic situation…
  • Dec 4

    What? The Commission Proposed Abolishing Renewable Priority?

    What? The Commission Proposed Abolishing Renewable Priority?
    It’s hard to believe, but the recent Commission proposal for reforming the Renewable Energy Directive gets rid of priority for renewable energy, which is guaranteed in Article 16 of the 2009 Directive. The reasons the proposal gives for…
  • Dec 3

    Horrible Harmful Commission Proposal

    Horrible Harmful Commission Proposal
    The EU Commission has published a large package of energy related legislation proposals. I have started reading the proposal for changing the Renewable Energy Directive. It contains the following extremely bad idea, proposing as an Article 4,…
Rank this Week: 672

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Dec 5

    Paradox and flowcharts | OUPblog

    Paradox and flowcharts | OUPblog
    The Liar paradox — a paradox that has been debated for hundreds of years — arises when we consider the following declarative sentence: “This sentence is false.” via blog.oup.com It's exam time again!
  • Dec 5

    BBC - Culture - ‘It was an ancient form of sex tourism���

    BBC - Culture - ‘It was an ancient form of sex tourism���
    ‘No, no!’ you may cry. But yes, the multitudes came not only to worship and pay homage to the Goddess but to enjoy the riotous festivals (banned by the Roman emperor Constantine in 400 AD) in her name – where...
  • Dec 5

    Edinburgh man with bionic penis inundated with date offers - Edinburgh Evening New

    Edinburgh man with bionic penis inundated with date offers - Edinburgh Evening New
    He said: “I get a lot of messages from women online who ask if I will have sex with them. “They’ve heard about my bionic penis and they want to try it out. “They are very intrigued and think I...
Rank this Week: 93

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 5

    How Will Trump Affect Charitable Giving

    How Will Trump Affect Charitable Giving
    Due to our nation’s recent political changes, there is uncertainty about where charitable giving is headed. Trump optimists say that if he expands the economy, there will be additional wealth, which will lead to more giving. This along with…
  • Dec 5

    Preparing for Trust Termination

    Preparing for Trust Termination
    In the 1930s when gift and estate tax rates increased, wealthy families began to set up trusts. Now, these trusts are approaching mandatory termination dates, which leaves advisors considering how to help the beneficiaries. First, planners…
  • Dec 5

    Naming a Trust as Your IRA Beneficiary

    Naming a Trust as Your IRA Beneficiary
    Naming a trust as your beneficiary for an IRA is not a good decision for everyone. Noncompliance with required minimum distributions (RMDs) can be costly, and naming a trust can be inflexible for individual beneficiaries, so it is a good...
Rank this Week: 22

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

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    NYU Law School website link on high-end inequality

    NYU Law School website link on high-end inequality
    NYU Law School now has a link on ongoing work by members of the faculty, including me, on evaluating the issues around high-end inequality.  The link includes video of an interview I did, and there's also a link to the current draft…
  • Dec 3

    Asymmetry

    Asymmetry
    At the risk of belaboring the obvious, suppose that Trump had won the popular vote by 2.5 million, but that Clinton had won the Electoral College via narrow wins in several battleground states.  This alone would have produced a huge,…
  • Nov 29

    High-end inequality colloquium at NYU, week 6: Morse & Bertrand, Trickle-Down Consumption

    High-end inequality colloquium at NYU, week 6: Morse & Bertrand, Trickle-Down Consumption
    This past Monday, Adair Morse of Berkeley presented her paper (coauthored with Marianne Bertrand of U Chicago), Trickle-Down Consumption.The paper is a nice, compressed job of empirical research, published recently but of particular interest…
Rank this Week: 659

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Social Security Disability Trending Downward

    Social Security Disability Trending Downward
    Both Social Security Disability Applications and Social Security Disability Awards are now trending downward. Additionally, terminations from Social Security Disability Awards are now trending upward (8.62%) according to November 2016…
  • Dec 2

    Insurance Rating Company Increases Estimate for Net Ultimate U.S. Asbestos Losses to $100 Billion

    Insurance Rating Company Increases Estimate for Net Ultimate U.S. Asbestos Losses to $100 Billion
    A.M. Best has increased its estimate for losses that U.S. property/casualty insurers can ultimately expect from third-party liability asbestos claims by approximately 18% to $100 billion. The $15 billion increase to the net ultimate asbestos…
  • Dec 2

    Victimizing Undocumented Injured Worker

    Victimizing Undocumented Injured Worker
    NY TIMES QUOTATION OF THE DAY"I was shot by terrorists, and it feels like the people I worked with are victimizing me all over again."VALERIE KALLIS-WEBER, 59, a victim of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., last year, on medical…
Rank this Week: 328

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Dec 5

    RBS Reaches $1 Billion Partial Settlement of Credit Crisis-Related Collective Investor Action

    RBS Reaches $1 Billion Partial Settlement of Credit Crisis-Related Collective Investor Action
    In the latest signal of the increasing significance of collective investor actions outside of the U.S., on December 5, 2016, Royal Bank of Scotland agreed to pay £800 million ($1 billion) in a settlement with three of the five investor…
  • Dec 4

    Enron’s Legacies, a Decade and a Half Later

    Enron’s Legacies, a Decade and a Half Later
    Fifteen years ago this month, the once high-flying energy company Enron completed its massive collapse when it filed a petition for bankruptcy protection. In his interesting December 2, 2016 post on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate…
  • Dec 1

    Home Depot Data Breach Derivative Lawsuit Dismissed

    Home Depot Data Breach Derivative Lawsuit Dismissed
    For some time now, many commentators (including me) have been predicting that as a result of rising numbers of companies experiencing date breaches that there would be a resulting wave of D&O lawsuits. Indeed, there have been a small…
Rank this Week: 147

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/
  • Dec 5

    Injury Crash on the I84/I184 Flyover

    Injury Crash on the I84/I184 Flyover
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Dec 5

    Winter Weather Road Condition

    Winter Weather Road Condition
    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…
  • Dec 4

    Injury Crash US95@283.5, Winchester

    Injury Crash US95@283.5, Winchester
    Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur Ave Suite A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815 Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208)…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    PHOSITA, the Frankenstein from the US Supreme Court?

    PHOSITA, the Frankenstein from the US Supreme Court?
    The 717Madison blog had a post mentioning the use of the word "Frankenstein" in oral argument at the CAFC.That appellation goes back some time, and the first court "attacked" with this verbiage was the US Supreme Court:Prior to the…
  • Dec 5

    "Motivation to combine" analyzed by CAFC in Dako v. Leica

    "Motivation to combine" analyzed by CAFC in Dako v. Leica
    From the decision:The existence of a motivation to combine is a factualdetermination. Star Sci., Inc. v. R.J. Reynolds TobaccoCo., 655 F.3d 1364, 1374–75 (Fed. Cir. 2011). Under asubstantial evidence standard of review, we must draw…
  • Dec 1

    Microsoft loses appeal of Enfish case at CAFC

    Microsoft loses appeal of Enfish case at CAFC
    From the decision:Enfish, LLC owns U.S. Patent Nos. 6,151,604 and6,163,775, which describe and claim methods and apparatusesfor storing and retrieving data using assertedlyimproved database techniques. In September 2013,Microsoft Corp. filed…
Rank this Week: 44

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

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Dec 5

    Speaking of Fake News....

    Speaking of Fake News....
    ...here's a juicy item from today's Sentencing Law and Policy:The title of this post is the title of this intriguing little paper authored by Emily Fetsch for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and now available via SSRN. Here is…
  • Dec 5

    Proposition 66 Statu

    Proposition 66 Statu
    As of 2:24 pm today, the Proposition 66 margin of "yes" over "no" is 287,711 votes.  This exceeds the number of unprocessed ballots in today's 11:59 am Unprocessed Ballots Report, which is 232,852.The Secretary of State has until…
  • Dec 5

    Avoid Mandatory Minimums, This Is What You Get, Part II

    Avoid Mandatory Minimums, This Is What You Get, Part II
    I wrote a few days ago about the hundreds of victims of murder, rape and robbery whose victimizers were set loose early because of the sentencing "reform" statute followed in the District of Columbia.  That statute, the Youth…
Rank this Week: 320

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/
  • Dec 5

    More About Making Partner At Sullivan & Cromwell (Part 2)

    More About Making Partner At Sullivan & Cromwell (Part 2)
    Is the partner track getting longer at the elite firm?
  • Dec 5

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.05.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.05.16
    * More about Judge Posner's unusual questioning in a Seventh Circuit case on sexual orientation discrimination. [Rewire] * And more from Harvard Law professor Larry Lessig about the Electoral College -- this time, a Fourteenth…
  • Dec 5

    How Is Your Firm Or Corporate Legal Department Getting Creative With Technology?

    How Is Your Firm Or Corporate Legal Department Getting Creative With Technology?
    I want lawyers to know more about legal disruption, but I also want the technologists and the entrepreneurs out there to better understand how the legal industry works and how it it shifting so that they can provide the best solutions.
Rank this Week: 4

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 5

    Competition and Big Data, 18.00 8 December 2016, King's College

    Competition and Big Data, 18.00 8 December 2016, King's College
    Register Now Public Seminar Centre of European Law The Dickson Poon School of Law Competition and Big Data Commissioner Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commission, Professor D Daniel Sokol, University of Florida and Martin McElwee,…
  • Dec 5

    Less than Zero? The Economic Impact of Zero Rating on Content Competition

    Less than Zero? The Economic Impact of Zero Rating on Content Competition
    Soohyun Cho (Rutgers Business School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, USA) ; Liangfei Qiu (Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, FL, USA) ; Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay (Warrington College of Business, University…
  • Dec 5

    Vertical Probabilistic Selling under Competition: the Role of Consumer Anticipated Regret

    Vertical Probabilistic Selling under Competition: the Role of Consumer Anticipated Regret
    Yong Chao (College of Business, University of Louisville); Lin Liu (College of Business Administration, University of Central Florida) and Dongyuan Zhan (School of Management, University College London) analyze Vertical Probabilistic Selling…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Dec 5

    Consultation on Leveson: the Press has no case at all – Brian Cathcart

    Consultation on Leveson: the Press has no case at all – Brian Cathcart
    The Government has launched a public consultation on ‘The Leveson Inquiry and its Implementation’. You might think that when they consult in this way it must be a thorny issue with strong arguments on both sides, but in this case…
  • Dec 4

    Law and Media Round Up – 5 December 2016

    Law and Media Round Up – 5 December 2016
    The Supreme Court will, today, sit in an unprecedented panel of 11, to hear the most important constitutional case for many years, the so called “Article 50 Brexit” case.  This has generated huge media coverage and a…
  • Dec 4

    Three ways Facebook could reduce fake news without resorting to censorship – Jennifer Stromer-Galley,

    Three ways Facebook could reduce fake news without resorting to censorship – Jennifer Stromer-Galley,
    The public gets a lot of its news and information from Facebook. Some of it is fake. That presents a problem for the site’s users, and for the company itself. Facebook cofounder and chairman Mark Zuckerberg said the company will find…
Rank this Week: 128

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Jury Awards California Truckers $55 Million in Wal-Mart Wage Suit

    Jury Awards California Truckers $55 Million in Wal-Mart Wage Suit
    Shelby Krzastek On November 23, 2016, a jury returned a verdict for the plaintiffs in Ridgeway v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., finding that the retail giant Wal-Mart owed approximately 850 former Wal-Mart truck drivers back pay for hours worked for…
  • Dec 2

    Tenth Circuit Finds That Conflicting Language Voids Arbitration Provision

    Tenth Circuit Finds That Conflicting Language Voids Arbitration Provision
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. Arbitration agreements between employees and employers often strongly favor the employer’s interests at the employee’s expense. As a result, an unsuccessful opposition to a motion to compel arbitration can be…
  • Dec 1

    Texas Court Blocks New Department of Labor Overtime Regulation

    Texas Court Blocks New Department of Labor Overtime Regulation
    Lev Craig Last week, a Texas federal district court granted a temporary injunction in State of Nevada v. U.S. Department of Labor, blocking the implementation of a new Department of Labor (DOL) overtime regulation that was previously…
Rank this Week: 941

The 10b-5 Daily

The 10b-5 Daily

Covers securities class action litigation. By Lyle Roberts.

http://www.the10b-5daily.com/
  • Dec 5

    Not Exactly Meritle

    Not Exactly Meritle
    Can a company face securities fraud liability for describing a lawsuit brought against it as “meritless” if the plaintiff goes on to win a big verdict?  In Grobler v. Neovasc, Inc., 2016 WL 6897760 (D. Mass. Nov.…
  • Nov 7

    On This Record

    On This Record
    On the same day that it issued its “Model V” decision, the Second Circuit issued another opinion in the Vivendi securities litigation addressing whether “value investors” can invoke the fraud-on-the-market…
  • Oct 1

    Don’t Buy a “Model V”

    Don’t Buy a “Model V”
    In a typical securities fraud case, where the plaintiff alleges that a misrepresentation artificially inflated the company’s stock price, the defendant may be able to rebut reliance by providing evidence that there was no stock price…
Rank this Week: 927

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Dec 5

    In my day, law school exams were supposed to be stressful!

    In my day, law school exams were supposed to be stressful!
    ATL: Schools don’t want their students to fail, so they’re a little jumpy about their students’ exam stress — especially if those students might drop out and take their precious tuition money with... [[ This is a…
  • Dec 3

    Will the soon to be two-member SEC be able to act?

    Will the soon to be two-member SEC be able to act?
    Broc Romanek reminds us that with the impending resignation of Mary Jo White as SEC Chairman, there is likely to be a period in which the SEC has only two members. (No announcement yet of who Trump... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Dec 3

    Usha Rodrigues on America's Test Kitchen v. Kimball

    Usha Rodrigues on America's Test Kitchen v. Kimball
    Like Usha Rodrigues, I'm a big fan of Cook's Illustrated and the rest of the American test Kitchen family. Christopher Kimball, however, not so much. I always found him a bit too prissy and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 106

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 168

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

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

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Dec 5

    Warrantless cell phone search requires reversal of conviction

    Warrantless cell phone search requires reversal of conviction
    In People v. Macabeo, the Supreme Court today reverses a conviction for possession of sexually explicit photos of minors because the images were found on the defendant’s cell phone, which was illegally searched without a warrant. …
  • Dec 5

    Supreme Court unanimously affirms death penalty for child murderer

    Supreme Court unanimously affirms death penalty for child murderer
    In People v. Williams, the Supreme Court today affirms the death penalty for the 1986 murder of a 14-year-old girl.  The unanimous opinion is by Justice Ming Chin.
  • Dec 3

    Trying to cut down on oral argument continuance

    Trying to cut down on oral argument continuance
    The dockets of the cases scheduled for argument on the Supreme Court’s January calendar reveal what looks like a new court policy, or actually a return to an old policy, but with a twist. Two or three weeks before the court announced…
Rank this Week: 880

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/
  • Dec 5

    Chavis on Independent Prosecutors for Police

    Chavis on Independent Prosecutors for Police
    Kami Chavis (Wake Forest University Law School) has posted Increasing Police Accountability: Restoring Trust and Legitimacy through the Appointment of Independent Prosecutors (Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 49, 2015) on…
  • Dec 5

    Yockey on Accountability in Corporate Crime

    Yockey on Accountability in Corporate Crime
    Joseph W. Yockey (University of Iowa College of Law) has posted Beyond Yates: From Engagement to Accountability in Corporate Crime (New York University Journal of Law and Business, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In...
  • Dec 5

    Mannheimer on Federalism and the Death Penalty

    Mannheimer on Federalism and the Death Penalty
    Michael Mannheimer (Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law) has posted The Coming Federalism Battle in the War Over the Death Penalty (Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 69, 2017 Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: From…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Dec 5

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’
    I’m one of the more than 500 signatories to this letter in which UM faculty take a stand against hatred, intimidation, and a “post-truth” world. The letter was written by members of the English Department. Media coverage in…
  • Dec 5

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily
    Donald Trump wants to ‘close up’ the Internet: In a speech at the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Monday, Trump referenced the use by ISIS of social media as a recruitment tool. He recommended a discussion…
  • Dec 5

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like
    Miamians Are Going on Twitter to Ask Donald Trump to Deport Their Exes. According to the New Times, “dozens of folks,” many in the Miami area, are tweeting addresses and photos, some cc’ing the police, in the hopes of…
Rank this Week: 34

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Goodbye to Judge Leonard B. Sand.

    Goodbye to Judge Leonard B. Sand.
    "Leonard B. Sand, Judge in Landmark Yonkers Segregation Case, Dies at 88," is the headline at The New York Times.The charges against Yonkers were brought in a lawsuit that the Justice Department filed in 1980 in Federal District Court in…
  • Dec 5

    Sad!

    Sad!
    If the press would cover me accurately & honorably, I would have far less reason to "tweet." Sadly, I don't know if that will ever happen!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 5, 2016AND: Asked about Trump's tweeting, Dick…
  • Dec 5

    Few benefit from the treatment of being bathed in cream...

    Few benefit from the treatment of being bathed in cream...
    Don't try to friend me on Facebook. I limit my scope over there. I just wanted to show you this:
Rank this Week: 17

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Dec 5

    Reading & Exam Hours Update

    Reading & Exam Hours Update
    Sun, December 4 – Wed, December 21 Monday – Thursday 7am – 12midnight Friday 7am – 10pm Saturday 9am – 10pm Sunday 10am – 12midnight         Thursday & Friday, December 22 & 23…
  • Dec 5

    Flashcards Available for Checkout

    Flashcards Available for Checkout
    Do you like to use flashcards to study? Law in a Flash Flashcards are available for checkout at the circulation desk in the Law Library. Flashcards are a great way to finish up your last minute studying by testing concepts learned throughout…
  • Dec 2

    Owl Naming Contest

    Owl Naming Contest
    Hello C|M|Law! A lot of you are aware we have a new campus resident–an owl!  The owl has taken up residence in a tree right outside the law library.  You can see the owl from the first and second floors of the library at the…
Rank this Week: 417

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 358

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay More Than $1 Billion

    Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay More Than $1 Billion
    A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who said they were injured by Pinnacle hip implants, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said. The jurors…
  • Dec 1

    A Man’s Life Changed After Struck by Car

    A Man’s Life Changed After Struck by Car
    Fresh from a promising meeting with a real estate agent, David Nublett was on his way to treat himself to a new pair of shoes when he started to walk across Westchester Avenue in the Bronx. That is the last thing he remembers. He was struck…
  • Nov 29

    5 Children Dead, 20 Injured in Tennessee Bus Crash

    5 Children Dead, 20 Injured in Tennessee Bus Crash
    At least five children were killed Monday afternoon in when a school bus Walker was driving flipped on its side and wrapped around a tree in Chattanooga. There were 35 elementary school students on board.
Rank this Week: 558