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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: 506

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Aug 18

    Massachusetts Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Northampton Fire Started by Arson Reaches Settlement

    Massachusetts Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Northampton Fire Started by Arson Reaches Settlement
    Elaine Yeskie has settled her Massachusetts wrongful death lawsuit against Anthony Baye, the man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the fatal fire that claimed the lives of her husband Paul Yeskie Sr. and son Paul Yeskie Jr. The two men…
  • Aug 15

    Former Student Sues Emerson College in Massachusetts Sexual Assault Case

    Former Student Sues Emerson College in Massachusetts Sexual Assault Case
    Jillian Doherty is seeking personal injury compensation from Emerson College. She claims that that the college mishandled her Massachusetts sexual assault case. Doherty wants compensation for the emotional trauma she suffered and her hospital…
Rank this Week: 525

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Aug 19

    Lewis Lazarus and Peter Ladig Give ABA Podcast

    Lewis Lazarus and Peter Ladig Give ABA Podcast
    Partners Lewis Lazarus and Peter Ladig participated in a podcast on behalf of the Committee on Director and Officer Liability of the Business Law Section of the ABA discussing attorney-client privilege implications for directors and officers.…
Rank this Week: 489

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/
  • Sep 15

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student
    The Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas Foundation will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Houston for its annual scholarship luncheon, which provides financial support to six law students who best exemplify…
  • Aug 19

    Bar Leaders Conference on Texas Bar TV

    Bar Leaders Conference on Texas Bar TV
    The Bar Leaders Conference video playlist, which can be found on the State Bar's YouTube channel, Texas Bar TV, includes interviews with speakers and attendees of the conference which was held in Houston earlier this month. The conference…
  • Aug 18

    State Bar of Texas Member Discount Program

    State Bar of Texas Member Discount Program
    It’s August, which means you might be getting your kids ready for another year of school. You don’t have to stress about the costs of the season – your State Bar of Texas Member Discount Program has lots of ways to save on…
Rank this Week: 881

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    SEC Continues to Permit Reps to Sell their Company's Stock to Client

    SEC Continues to Permit Reps to Sell their Company's Stock to Client
    Dually registered investment advisory and broker-dealer firms will be able to continue selling stock from their own accounts to some clients, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.The SEC has announced it plans to extend by another two…
  • Aug 19

    Avoiding Marijuana Stock Scam

    Avoiding Marijuana Stock Scam
    It seems that whenever something new comes along, there are investors willing to jump on a perceived opportunity to profit from the next new thing. It seems that medical marijuana is that next new thing.We wrote about marijuana stock…
  • Aug 19

    Considering a Direct Private Placement?

    Considering a Direct Private Placement?
    As the markets and the economy recovers, we start to see more requests for assistance in capital raises, either for investments in hedge funds, private equity groups, or in issuers through private placements.On occasion, we are contacted by…
Rank this Week: 499

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/
  • Aug 19

    New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer kicks out the jams.

    New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer kicks out the jams.
    Last night at the Staples Center....
  • Aug 19

    Devil Perfectionism.

    Devil Perfectionism.
    Stressed GC in Southeast Asia: "The Dweebs. The Dweebs." The downside of Type-A. Perfectionism. A great place to "be from". A wonderful instinct, if controlled. It's also a curse, of: eldest children, professionals,…
  • Aug 18

    Joshua Pierce's "The Snooze Button (And Other Stuff)".

    Joshua Pierce's "The Snooze Button (And Other Stuff)".
    "This book is about stuff that annoys me, like waiting in lines, babies, boring sports, and job interviews. It's also about awesome things such as animals and boiled peanuts." It's funny. You can get it on Amazon....
Rank this Week: 73

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 19

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    OECD Report on Related Party Transactions in India

    OECD Report on Related Party Transactions in India
    The topic of related party transactions (RPTs) has acquired tremendous importance lately and has been the subject matter of intense discussion and debate both on this Blog (here) and elsewhere (here, hereand here). The discussions focus on…
  • Aug 18

    Guest Post - Delhi Airport Metro Case: Twilight Zone of the “pro-arbitration” trend

    Guest Post - Delhi Airport Metro Case: Twilight Zone of the “pro-arbitration” trend
    [The following post is contributed by Sujoy Chatterjee who is an Advocate in New Delhi and an alumnus of the National Law University Jodhpur (’13)]In recent times, there has been a propensity towards characterizing judgments of the…
  • Aug 18

    Guest Post - MCA amends RPT rules: Makes provisions more stricter

    Guest Post - MCA amends RPT rules: Makes provisions more stricter
    [The following post is contributed by Vinod Kothariand Shampita Das of Vinod Kothari & Company. They can be contacted respectively at vinod@vinodkothari.com and shampita@vinodkothari.com]The latest setback from the MCA has come by way of…
Rank this Week: 313

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 19

    August 20, 2014

    August 20, 2014
  • Aug 19

    Darren Burns | Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr

    Darren Burns | Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr
    Darren Burns, partner with the Columbia-based law firm of Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP, has been elected to the Section Council of the Construction Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association for the 2014-15 term.…
  • Aug 19

    Daniel Scherr | Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr

    Daniel Scherr | Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr
    Daniel Scherr, partner with the Columbia-based law firm of Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP, has been elected to the Section Council of the Construction Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association for the 2014-15 term.…
Rank this Week: 536

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/
  • Aug 19

    So Where Do War Powers Reports Come From?

    So Where Do War Powers Reports Come From?
    Over the last nine weeks, President Obama has sent five war powers notices to Congress in what may be the most concentrated period of Presidential war powers reporting in history.  These notices include four notices regarding Iraq (on…
  • Aug 19

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #31: A Debate Over Sen. Leahy’s USA Freedom Act

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #31: A Debate Over Sen. Leahy’s USA Freedom Act
    The Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast is on hiatus in August, but we’ve brought it back for a special appearance – a debate over Senator Patrick Leahy’s version of the USA Freedom Act sponsored by the Federalist…
  • Aug 19

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    The New York Times reports that rockets may have been fired from Gaza into Israel today. If the reports are correct, this action would break the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that was reported to have been renewed for an additional…
Rank this Week: 69

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

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 84

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Provides news and commentary on the legal developments in the secondary insurance market, with an emphasis on the secondary market's impact upon the insurance industry. By Katherine Scanlon and Peter Vodola.

http://secondaryinsurancemarketblog.com/recent-posts/
Rank this Week: 995

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
Rank this Week: 524

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 883

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Aug 19

    De Novo Territory Still A Wasteland

    De Novo Territory Still A Wasteland
    *The collateral damage caused by a non-existent condition that actually exists--the oft-denied FDIC mortorium on de novo bank approvals--includes bank M&A activity. According to the American Banker's Robert Barba and industry participants…
  • Aug 17

    HMDA Data Drill-Down

    HMDA Data Drill-Down
    Attorney Warren Traiger thinks that the proposed CFPB changes to HMDA will be "a fair lending game changer" (paid subscription required). Information that is currently proprietary, like applicants' credit scores and debt-to-income…
  • Aug 12

    FinCEN: All's Well With Marijuana Banking

    FinCEN: All's Well With Marijuana Banking
    Apparently, FinCEN chief Jennifer Shasky Calvery has surveyed the battleground that is marijuana banking, decided that the battle has been won, and is telling the world to "move along now, nothing to see here" (paid subscription…
Rank this Week: 186

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 263

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 19

    Revisiting Harry Edwards on the problems with interdisciplinary legal scholarship

    Revisiting Harry Edwards on the problems with interdisciplinary legal scholarship
    Harry T. Edwards, Another ““Postscript” to “The Growing Disjunction Between Legal Education and the Legal Profession”, 69 WASH. L. REV. 561, 562 (1994) [T]he problem began in the late ‘60s when an... [[…
  • Aug 19

    Empirical scholarship and the null result

    Empirical scholarship and the null result
    A friend reports over on Facebook that s/he had run a number of empirical tests of a certain claim and had found no evidence the claim was true. S/he bemoans that this null result - which I think is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 19

    Should you teach business associations by topic or by entity?

    Should you teach business associations by topic or by entity?
    Joshua Fershee revisits the issue, concluding he likes the topic by topic approach. As he notes, however, I come down pretty hard on the entity by entity approach. But thanks to Josh for the kind... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 111

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    New Article: “‘Pennies on the Dollar': Reallocating Risk and Deficiency Judgment Liability”

    New Article: “‘Pennies on the Dollar': Reallocating Risk and Deficiency Judgment Liability”
    New Article: Kristen Barnes, ‘Pennies on the Dollar': Reallocating Risk and Deficiency Judgment Liability, forthcoming S.C. L. Rev. 2014.  Abstract below: Many homeowners are unaware that they face the prospect of crushing personal…
  • Aug 18

    Extension of the deadline for AALS Poverty Section Call for Papers, new deadline Sept. 1

    Extension of the deadline for AALS Poverty Section Call for Papers, new deadline Sept. 1
    The AALS Section on Poverty Law will sponsor a session at the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting on January 4, 2015. The title of the program is Working But Poor: Understanding and Confronting the Working Poor Phenomenon. In collaboration…
  • Aug 16

    Thoughts on Transferring for Law Student

    Thoughts on Transferring for Law Student
    This blog post is aimed largely at law students, not at law professors.  But I have felt I should say something about the topic of law student transfers for some time, if for no other reason than so that I … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 393

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Lopez v. Smith 13-946 Issue: Whether the Ninth Circuit failed to apply the deferential standard of review required by 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d) when it granted federal habeas relief from a state…
  • Aug 19

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    Yesterday supporters of same-sex marriage urged the Court not to delay the implementation of a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, striking down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage; in his own filing, the…
  • Aug 18

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: City of Los Angeles v. Patel 13-1175 Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as co-counsel to the respondent in this case.…
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • Aug 19

    Injury Crash I90 at milepost 10

    Injury Crash I90 at milepost 10
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 19

    District 1 Injury crash US95 at milepost 513 north of Bonners Ferry

    District 1 Injury crash US95 at milepost 513 north of Bonners Ferry
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 19

    Rollover Crash Near Pocatello Sends 2 to Hospital

    Rollover Crash Near Pocatello Sends 2 to Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 221

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Aug 19

    An Unconstitutional Workplace Social Media Policy?

    An Unconstitutional Workplace Social Media Policy?
    Can an employer's social media policy be unconstitutional? Maybe - if it's a public employer. We may get some insight into the constitutional boundaries of public employer social media policies in a new lawsuit filed against a sheriff's…
  • Aug 15

    3d Cir.: Availability of Classwide Arbitration is for the Court

    3d Cir.: Availability of Classwide Arbitration is for the Court
    I'm not gonna lie - posts about the technical procedure for interpreting arbitration agreements are not exactly my most popular. But these issues are important, and often employment-law-related.The Third Circuit recently issued a precedential…
  • Aug 13

    Can a Pennsylvania Employer Force Employees to Pay for Medical Examinations as a Condition of Employment?

    Can a Pennsylvania Employer Force Employees to Pay for Medical Examinations as a Condition of Employment?
    Can a Pennsylvania employer make an employee (or applicant) pay for their own medical examination as a condition of employment?Short answer: No.Long answer: See "Employer to Pay Employment medical Examination Fee" Act of 1961, P.L. 453, No.…
Rank this Week: 600

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    VOTE FOR JUDGE RODNEY SMITH

    VOTE FOR JUDGE RODNEY SMITH
    Before we begin, Monroe County State Attorney Cathy Vogel says we were mistaken and she wasn't the ASA in the murder case we referenced in the prior post.  To that end, we have edited the post to remove any reference to her. Long…
  • Aug 17

    INFORMATION AND DISINFORMATION

    INFORMATION AND DISINFORMATION
    In preparation for the battle of Midway, Admiral Nimitz had a decision to make: did his intelligence code-breakers successfully break the Japanese code and correctly discern that Midway was Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's next target? If Nimitz…
  • Aug 15

    AMERICA 2014: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE....

    AMERICA 2014: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE....
    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 2014. LEFT: FERGUSON MISSOURI, 2014. RIGHT: BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, 1963LEFT: FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 2014. RIGHT: ALABAMA HIGHWAY PATROL,  BIRMINGHAM, 1963.FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 2014TIANANMEN, SQUARE, CHINA, 1989.Site…
Rank this Week: 191

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Aug 19

    Chinese Hacker Nabbed on Export Charge

    Chinese Hacker Nabbed on Export Charge
    ABOVE: Stephen Su Well, we all know, or should know, that hacking is a criminal violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, at least when it entails unauthorized access to another party’s computer. What you may not know is that if…
  • Aug 14

    What Happens in Nay Pyi Taw Doesn’t Always Stay in Nay Pyi Taw*

    What Happens in Nay Pyi Taw Doesn’t Always Stay in Nay Pyi Taw*
    ABOVE: Lake Garden Hotel Lobby When John Kerry, while attending the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum hosted by Burma, stayed at the Lake Garden Hotel, a posh French-managed resort in the country’s capital of…
  • Aug 13

    SDNs of a Feather, Aggregate Together: New OFAC Guidance on 50 Percent Rule

    SDNs of a Feather, Aggregate Together: New OFAC Guidance on 50 Percent Rule
    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) today issued new guidanceand revised its FAQs, on its notorious fifty-percent rule. Under that rule, an entity in which a blocked person has a fifty percent interest or greater is…
Rank this Week: 395

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 19

    How Kacy Catanzaro changed 'American Ninja Warrior' forever | Inside TV | EW.com

    How Kacy Catanzaro changed 'American Ninja Warrior' forever | Inside TV | EW.com
    Ex-gymnast Kacy Catanzaro first shattered American Ninja Warrior’s plexiglass ceiling by becoming the first female competitor in six seasons to complete the show’s brutal preliminary obstacle course. Then she completed the…
  • Aug 19

    Support grows for Darren Wilson, officer who shot teen - CNN.com

    Support grows for Darren Wilson, officer who shot teen - CNN.com
    In a first account of its kind, a caller to Radio America's "The Dana Show," who identified herself only as Josie, told listeners a detailed account of Officer Darren Wilson's side. A source with detailed knowledge of the investigation…
  • Aug 19

    Inequality and Web Search Trends - NYTimes.com

    Inequality and Web Search Trends - NYTimes.com
    In the hardest places to live – which include large areas of Kentucky, Arkansas, Maine, New Mexico and Oregon – health problems, weight-loss diets, guns, video games and religion are all common search topics. The dark side of…
Rank this Week: 89

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 19

    “Sympathies” Alone Insufficient to Form Terrorist Plot

    “Sympathies” Alone Insufficient to Form Terrorist Plot
    An Ontario pathologist who was arrested on terrorism charges was acquitted today in R. v. Sher. Dr. Khurrum Sher, a graduate of McGill University who was working at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital in St. Thomas, Ont., visited…
  • Aug 19

    Habits and Shortcut

    Habits and Shortcut
    My Dad, a big old gruff softie farmer from central Alberta hates (is terribly afraid of) mice. Squeeks like one when he sees them indoors, the sweetheart. I dislike the mouse that is attached to my computer when I have to take my hands off of…
  • Aug 19

    Courthouse Libraries BC Announces Service Reduction

    Courthouse Libraries BC Announces Service Reduction
    Read the full article here. . . . [more]
Rank this Week: 29

Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

http://www.ponzitracker.com/
  • Aug 19

    Zeek Receiver: Distributions To Start September 30; Foreign Clawbacks Coming In "Near Future"

    Zeek Receiver: Distributions To Start September 30; Foreign Clawbacks Coming In "Near Future"
    The court-appointed receiver tasked with recovering assets for victims of the $600 million ZeekRewards Ponzi scheme announced that he had obtained court approval to move forward with a preliminary distribution of up to 40% of each investor's…
  • Aug 19

    Navy Grad Pleads Guilty To $1.2 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Navy Grad Pleads Guilty To $1.2 Million Ponzi Scheme
    A Naval Academy graduate who fled to Colombia after authorities began investigating his failing hedge fund has pleaded guilty to operating a Ponzi scheme that fleeced victims out of at least $1.2 million.  Bryan Caisse, 50, entered his…
  • Aug 18

    Tennessee Man Gets 14-Year Sentence For $18 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Tennessee Man Gets 14-Year Sentence For $18 Million Ponzi Scheme
    A Tennessee man was sentenced to serve the next fourteen years in federal prison after pleading guilty to masterminding an $18 million Ponzi scheme.  Terry Kretz, 61, received the sentence from U.S. District Judge Todd J Campbell, and…
Rank this Week: 709

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Order denying anti-SLAPP motion is NOT appealable

    Order denying anti-SLAPP motion is NOT appealable
    We all know and love CCP 425.16, subdivision (i), which provides that an order granting or denying an anti-SLAPP motion is immediately appealable. (See also CCP 904.1, subdivision (a)(13).) So when is an anti-SLAPP order NOT appealable?…
  • Aug 12

    9th Cir.'s FY2013 Annual Report now available!

    9th Cir.'s FY2013 Annual Report now available!
    The Ninth Circuit's Annual (Fiscal Year) 2013 Annual Report is now available here!What an amazing day!
  • Aug 12

    Courts Join in Publication/Depublication Game

    Courts Join in Publication/Depublication Game
    Usually only parties to the case or outside interest groups request publication or depublication of an opinion. But this year courts/judges themselves have stepped in. In April, the Fifth District Court of Appeal askedto depublish an…
Rank this Week: 683

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 19

    Picking Up the Taxe

    Picking Up the Taxe
    When a loved one dies, all financial debacles do not automatically disappear. Someone must step up to handle the resulting financial matters. This person is often named in the decedent’s will as the estate executor; yet if there is no...
  • Aug 19

    Illicit Kidney Transplants Lure Desperate Patient

    Illicit Kidney Transplants Lure Desperate Patient
    Two years ago, Israeli citizen Ophira Dorin faced the disheartening panorama of spending years on dialysis. At only 36 years old, Ms. Dorin had a promising job at a software company and dreams of building a family. For five years,...
  • Aug 19

    Rising Costs of Raising a Child

    Rising Costs of Raising a Child
    New parents should be warned that it could cost almost a quarter of a million dollars to raise a child—not including the cost of college. According to newly released estimates from the U.S Department of Agriculture, raising a child born...
Rank this Week: 21

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: 15

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Insider Trading, Like-Gating Apps, IP Traps in Crowdfunding

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Insider Trading, Like-Gating Apps, IP Traps in Crowdfunding
    Hacking is probably going to get a lot worse before it gets any better. The breaches keep coming in greater frequencies, and hitting more sensitive targets, as news comes that Chinese hackers hit a health system network. That and more in…
  • Aug 18

    YouTube exploding : Opportunity for independent coverage of lawyer

    YouTube exploding : Opportunity for independent coverage of lawyer
    Rather than lawyers and law firms producing video coverage of themselves, YouTube represents an opportunity for lawyers to be included in independent video coverage conducted and produced by third parties. YouTube’s growth is…
  • Aug 18

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: ACA Compliance Software, Social Media Policies, Labor Agencie

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: ACA Compliance Software, Social Media Policies, Labor Agencie
    On a sunny Monday in Seattle, today’s Top 10 is just all over the place. Neil Cahn writes on a case revolving around the definition of “the,” Pepper Crutcher, Jr. has an excellent piece on Obamacare compliance software and…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Aug 19

    Walters on Hate Crime

    Walters on Hate Crime
    Mark Walters (University of Sussex Law School) has posted Why the Rochdale Gang Should Have Been Sentenced as 'Hate Crime' Offenders (Criminal Law Review (2). pp. 131-144, 2013) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article examines the case…
  • Aug 19

    "Is there any good argument against the right to record the cops?"

    "Is there any good argument against the right to record the cops?"
    Will Baude has this interesting post at The Volokh Conspiracy, offering but not endorsing the following arguments: 1, sometimes police officers are doing sensitive tasks that would be undermined by publicity, like meeting with confidential…
  • Aug 19

    Kreag on The Brady Colloquy

    Kreag on The Brady Colloquy
    Jason Kreag (University of Arizona Rogers College of Law) has posted The Brady Colloquy (67 Stanford Law Review Online, 2014, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Ensuring that prosecutors comply with their ethical and due process…
Rank this Week: 52

New York Law Thoughts

New York Law Thoughts

Covers New York personal injury topics. By Carol L. Schlitt.

http://nylawthoughts.com
  • Aug 19

    Settlement for Bronx Trip and Fall due to Missing Brick

    Settlement for Bronx Trip and Fall due to Missing Brick
    A woman went shopping with her adult daughter in the Bronx and tripped in a hole caused by missing bricks in the sidewalk. The woman wanted an experienced Bronx trip and fall attorney and called the Schlitt Law Firm to have Carol L.…
  • Aug 15

    The Schlitt Law Firm Donates Computers to Local Youth Agency

    The Schlitt Law Firm Donates Computers to Local Youth Agency
      The Schlitt Law Firm donated computers to the Tri-Community and Youth Agency (Tri-CYA). The gift of the computers will give more computer access to the children attending Tri-CYA programs access to computers. This contribution is part…
  • Aug 5

    Fast Settlement for a Slip and Fall in a Bronx Supermarket

    Fast Settlement for a Slip and Fall in a Bronx Supermarket
    A woman doing some early morning shopping had a slip and fall in a Bronx supermarket that left her with injuries to her neck, back and knee. The woman retained Carol L. Schlitt and the Schlitt Law Firm to represent her in an effort to obtain…
Rank this Week: 925

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    California Draws Good Card on $39 Million Stem Cell Diabetes Effort

    California Draws Good Card on $39 Million Stem Cell Diabetes Effort
    California’s $39 million bet on a new stem cell therapy for diabetes today moved a notch ahead today with word that the treatment's developer has received federal approval to begin a clinical trial.“Very encouraging news”…
  • Aug 18

    'De-risking' Stem Cell Therapy with Government Cash and Assistance

    'De-risking' Stem Cell Therapy with Government Cash and Assistance
    Nature Biotechnology this month took a crack at what it called “therapies of the state,” three government- financed efforts at turning stem cells into cures. The piece by Beth Schachter discussed “thorny technical…
  • Aug 13

    Scientist/Parkinson's Advocate With Biotech Background Appointed to California Stem Cell Agency Board

    Scientist/Parkinson's Advocate With Biotech Background Appointed to California Stem Cell Agency Board
    A retired San Diego scientist with a background in the biotech industry was named this week to the 29-member governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency. David HigginsParkinson's Association photoDavid Higgins, who is also…
Rank this Week: 397

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 19

    Myriad Patents Now Challenged at the PTO

    Myriad Patents Now Challenged at the PTO
    Myriad v. Gene Dx, Inc. In 2013, the US Supreme Court invalidated Myriad’s patent claims covering isolated DNA coding for the cancer causing BRCA1/BRCA2 by ruling that those isolated genes were unpatentable products of nature. However,…
  • Aug 18

    USPTO RCE Backlog Coming Down

    USPTO RCE Backlog Coming Down
    In its most recent annual report, the USPTO indicated that 560,000 non-provisional utility patent applications were filed during the fiscal year. (FY2013). The report fails to mention that 30% of those “new” filings were not…
  • Aug 17

    Upcoming Event

    Upcoming Event
    By Dennis Crouch I’m looking forward to a few upcoming events for patent law professionals: September 7-9, 2014, the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will hold its annual meeting in beautiful Vancouver BC. I’ll be…
Rank this Week: 50

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
  • Aug 19

    Use a Reverse Mortgage to Prevent Foreclosure and to Leave Your Home to the Kids Free and Clear

    Use a Reverse Mortgage to Prevent Foreclosure and to Leave Your Home to the Kids Free and Clear
    In fact, by doing it with a HECM mortgage, you increase your chances of being able to leave your home to your kids free and clear because you’ve eliminated the risk that you’ll end up in foreclosure because you couldn't make your…
  • Aug 14

    Why the Media Misinforming Seniors on Reverse Mortgages is Wrong and Even Dangerou

    Why the Media Misinforming Seniors on Reverse Mortgages is Wrong and Even Dangerou
    And reverse mortgages keep homes safe from foreclosure, and millions of seniors have lost homes from foreclosure over the last five years. Many were denied loan modifications because they had equity in their homes. I can’t help but…
  • Aug 12

    Finally, Florida & Connecticut AGs Shut Down Mass Joinder Lawsuit Scam

    Finally, Florida & Connecticut AGs Shut Down Mass Joinder Lawsuit Scam
    The real danger of mass joinder lawsuit scams is that the homeowners wouldn’t find out for several years that they’d been scammed, when finally a court dismissed their suits, and they were harder for authorities to police and shut…
Rank this Week: 237

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/
  • Aug 19

    Grappling With the Cost of Corporate Gadflie

    Grappling With the Cost of Corporate Gadflie
    Three activists specialize in bringing shareholder proposals at annual meetings, but these proposals are costing companies tens of millions of dollars, writes Steven Davidoff Solomon in the Deal Professor.
  • Aug 19

    Under Pressure From Jana, PetSmart Says It Will Explore Potential Sale

    Under Pressure From Jana, PetSmart Says It Will Explore Potential Sale
    The pet supply store has hired advisers to review of its strategic alternatives, including a sale. It also released earnings and said it had bought the site Pet360.
  • Aug 19

    Swaps Panel Delays Payout Auction on Argentine Bond

    Swaps Panel Delays Payout Auction on Argentine Bond
    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the industry body that helps oversee the credit default swaps market, has postponed the auction that will set the exact amount at which swaps on defaulted Argentine bonds will pay out.
Rank this Week: 4

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: 25

Election Law

Election Law

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

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

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/
  • Aug 19

    Recent article assesses Mariano-Florentino Cuellar’s judicial outlook and temperament

    Recent article assesses Mariano-Florentino Cuellar’s judicial outlook and temperament
    In a recent article in the Daily Journal [subscription required], Emily Green reads the available tea leaves to assess the likely judicial philosophy of recent California Supreme Court appointee Mariano-Florentino Cuellar. Green points out…
  • Aug 19

    Two Supreme Court justices, one prospective justice — and no more — on November’s ballot

    Two Supreme Court justices, one prospective justice — and no more — on November’s ballot
    Having timely filed their declarations of candidacy, Justices Kathryn Werdegar and Goodwin Liu will appear on the November 4 ballot throughout California.  Recently nominated Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar will also be on…
  • Aug 17

    Legislature acts to overturn 4-3 Supreme Court decision

    Legislature acts to overturn 4-3 Supreme Court decision
    Penal Code section 1473, subdivision (b), provides that one ground for habeas corpus relief is that “[f]alse evidence that is substantially material or probative on the issue of guilt or punishment was introduced against a person at any…
Rank this Week: 900

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Riverside Car Accident

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Riverside Car Accident
    A teen motorcyclist suffered major injuries in a Riverside car accident after a vehicle turning left struck him. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, the motorcycle accident occurred the evening of August 13, 2014 in front of…
  • Aug 18

    One Killed, 13 People Injured In El Monte Freeway Pileup

    One Killed, 13 People Injured In El Monte Freeway Pileup
    Maydelin Salas, 5, was killed and 13 others were injured in a 11-vehicle crash on the eastbound 60 Freeway at Santa Anita Avenue in El Monte. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the fatal crash and pileup occurred…
  • Aug 11

    Two Recent Dog Attacks In Riverside County Injure Children

    Two Recent Dog Attacks In Riverside County Injure Children
    At least two dog bite cases have been reported out of Riverside County just over the last few weeks. According to a KABC news report, a 5-year-old boy in Thermal was bitten on his face and an arm by a German Shepherd mix. The boy was…
Rank this Week: 107

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 491

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 19

    Exit, voice, and the privacy paradox

    Exit, voice, and the privacy paradox
    Christopher Hoofnagle writes for Medium, August 4, 2014 Privacy surveys find that individuals care about privacy, but any observer of social networks can find a great deal of profligate, ill-advised information sharing. 
  • Aug 19

    American exceptionism

    American exceptionism
    Jonathan Simon interviewed on This is Hell, August 2, 2014 “2014 is to mass incarceration what 1964 was to segregation – the year that it became totally discredited, but also ended up becoming the norm for American society.”
  • Aug 19

    Botox maker Allergan’s takeover defense speed bump

    Botox maker Allergan’s takeover defense speed bump
    Steven Davidoff Solomon and Peter J. Henning write for The New York Times, August 1, 2014 Allergan has taken a well-worn route to fight off a takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals and William A. Ackman’s hedge fund,…
Rank this Week: 527

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Cool grass.

    Cool grass.
    Cool dog.Photos by me, not Meade. Just because it's a dog doesn't mean it's by Meade. But Meade has a new post up over at The Puparazzo. It's called "Plott Hounds." Notice Otis. And his companion Maeble. Over there. But here, it's good old…
  • Aug 19

    St. Louis police shoot and kill a man who yelled "Shoot me, kill me now."

    St. Louis police shoot and kill a man who yelled "Shoot me, kill me now."
    This happened today, not far from Ferguson.ADDED: Was this a "suicide by cop" situation? Did the knife-wielding man think that the police were so intimidated by the criticism after the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson that it had become…
  • Aug 19

    "Grumbling by lawmakers about a president is nothing unusual. But what is striking now is the way prominent Democrats’ views of Mr. Obama’s shortcomings..."

    "Grumbling by lawmakers about a president is nothing unusual. But what is striking now is the way prominent Democrats’ views of Mr. Obama’s shortcomings..."
    "... are spilling out into public, and how resigned many seem that the relationship will never improve," reports the NYT.In private meetings, Mr. Reid’s chief of staff, David Krone, has voiced regular dismay to lawmakers and top aides…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
Rank this Week: 32