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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing 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 quantities of…
  • 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…
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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/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Jul 27

    IVR World Congre

    IVR World Congre
    No description is available at this time.
  • Jul 13

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 536

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 167

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration, DUI and Criminal Lawyer - Hire by Phone

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration, DUI and Criminal Lawyer - Hire by Phone
    Over the last few years, I have had an increasing number of clients retain me over the phone, before they ever even meet me or come to my office. This article, like the previous, will be another departure from my...
  • Jul 31

    The Traffic stop in Michigan DUI, Criminal and License Case

    The Traffic stop in Michigan DUI, Criminal and License Case
    Whether it's a drunk driving (DUI), driver's license restoration, driving while license suspended or revoked, or even a drug possession or indecent exposure charge, the overwhelming majority of the cases I handle can trace their beginnings to…
  • Jul 27

    DUI 1st Offense in Michigan - Dealing with the Stre

    DUI 1st Offense in Michigan - Dealing with the Stre
    In this article, I want to return to the subject of a 1st offense DUI, and look at it from the inside, meaning how it feels to be the person facing it. In Michigan, we technically have no such offense...
Rank this Week: 394

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Aug 3

    TRU assistant professor publishes paper on global animal law

    TRU assistant professor publishes paper on global animal law
    Katie Sykes, a law faculty member of Thompson Rivers University, has written a paper that outlines international support for the formation of global animal protectionism. It argues law rather than science played a main role in arriving at two…
  • Jul 31

    Couple can get money from Heydary’s insurance only, not former employee

    Couple can get money from Heydary’s insurance only, not former employee
    A couple who lost $3.6 million lawyer Javad Heydary disappeared are entitled to garnishment from his liability insurance policy — but will have to renounce any claims against three lawyers formerly employed by him, the Court of Appeal…
  • Jul 31

    Legal news roundup - July 31, 2015

    Legal news roundup - July 31, 2015
    Canada B.C. refuses to sign pledge to protect transgender people, Canadian Press Officer who killed himself was RCMP scapegoat, says wife, Canadian Press Reality-show stars face assault, obstruction charges, Canadian Press   United…
Rank this Week: 459

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 1

    Tools, Oracles, Genies and Sovereigns: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Government

    Tools, Oracles, Genies and Sovereigns: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Government
    I have a new paper with the above title up on SSRN. This was a difficult paper to write but enjoyable in the end. Download it (twice, and tell your friends and acquaintances and even people you don't know about...
  • Aug 1

    How Obama’s Confidant Became a Climate Adversary -- NYMag

    How Obama’s Confidant Became a Climate Adversary -- NYMag
    Just after noon on June 18, Laurence H. Tribe, the nation’s foremost scholar of constitutional law, fired off an angry and anguished self-defense. “I just finished my roughly half-hour interview on WNYC with Brian Lehrer,”…
  • Aug 1

    The Insiders: Democrats can’t pretend forever - The Washington Post

    The Insiders: Democrats can’t pretend forever - The Washington Post
    With all the media focus on Donald Trump’s antics and the anxiety over the upcoming Republican primary debate, the mainstream media are mostly ignoring the surreal drift of the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton’s troubles.…
Rank this Week: 92

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/
Rank this Week: 69

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 1

    Rotation

    Rotation
    August is upon us, which means that classes and submission season both loom and that it is time to say thanks and goodbye to our July visitors--Jeff, Catherine, Robin, Leigh, and Heather. And it means welcoming our August visitors. Returning…
  • Jul 31

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law
    I worked on Google’s Global Ethics & Compliance team from 2007-2010 and at that time the thought of labor law having anything to say about the happenings of the Bay Area tech scene seemed unimaginable to most people – including those…
  • Jul 31

    The End of Ambition?

    The End of Ambition?
    I hear that sixty is the new forty. I hope so. It's the end of the month, and I'm thinking about ends. And if the bromide is true, I'm premature. But here's a trigger warning anyway: what follows is about "ought" fading into…
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

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/
Rank this Week: 10

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

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Microsoft wins in licensing case against Motorola (Google)

    Microsoft wins in licensing case against Motorola (Google)
    In the 9th Circuit case Microsoft v. Motorola (appellant; Google with interest), 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13275 , the legal issue, in a case ultimately about patents, was an allegation by Microsoft that Motorola breached FRAND agreements; from…
  • Jul 31

    CAFC discusses inherent anticipation in ParkerVision/Qualcomm case

    CAFC discusses inherent anticipation in ParkerVision/Qualcomm case
    Of the matter of inherent anticipation:Only one claim limitation is in dispute here: “performinga plurality of charging and discharging cycles of thefirst and second capacitors to generate first and seconddown-converted information…
  • Jul 31

    Newegg wins on "prevailing party" issue at CAFC

    Newegg wins on "prevailing party" issue at CAFC
    The CAFC analyzed "prevailing party" in Pragmatus v. Newegg :To the extent the district court interprets our precedentsto require a prevailing party to have won a disputeor benefitted from a substantive court decision, the districtcourt is…
Rank this Week: 47

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 1

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    WSJ: Advice For Parents With Children Living At Home After College TaxProf Blog Op-Ed By Kristin Hickman: Altera Corp. & Subs. v. Commissioner: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown College President Becomes Uber Driver 'To…
  • Aug 1

    Hillary Clinton Releases Her 2007-2014 Joint Tax Returns Reporting $139 Million Income; 99% Of Charitable Contributions Went To Clinton Family Foundation

    Hillary Clinton Releases Her 2007-2014 Joint Tax Returns Reporting $139 Million Income; 99% Of Charitable Contributions Went To Clinton Family Foundation
    Hillary Clinton late Friday afternoon released her 2007-2014 tax returns, showing that she and Bill reported $139.1 million in adjusted gross income, paid $43.9 million in taxes (a 31.6% tax rate), and made $15 million (10.8% of their AGI) of…
  • Aug 1

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS
    The Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2015 Annual Conference continues today in Boca Raton, FL with this tax panel: Workshop on Tax Law International and Corporate Taxation Tax planning today takes place against a backdrop of weak tax…
Rank this Week: 4

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Some Reflections on Localism, Innovation, and Jim Bessen's New Book "Learning by Doing"

    Some Reflections on Localism, Innovation, and Jim Bessen's New Book "Learning by Doing"
    I highly recommend Jim Bessen's new book, Learning by Doing: The Real Connection Between Innovation, Wages and Wealth (2015), published by Yale University Press. I was lucky to present alongside Jim at Yale's…
  • Jul 30

    Kiesling & Silberg on Incentives for Rooftop Solar

    Kiesling & Silberg on Incentives for Rooftop Solar
    I've written about innovation policy experimentation and about incentives beyond IP, so I was interested in a new working paper posted by Lynne Kiesling and Mark Silberg, Regulation, Innovation, and Experimentation: The Case of Residential…
  • Jul 27

    Rachel Sachs & Becky Eisenberg on Incentives for Diagnostic Test

    Rachel Sachs & Becky Eisenberg on Incentives for Diagnostic Test
    I highly recommend two recently posted articles on declining innovation incentives for diagnostic tests, particularly due to changes in patentable subject matter doctrine. In Innovation Law and Policy: Preserving the Future of Personalized…
Rank this Week: 910

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 1

    For Torrey Smith and other NFL stars, a unique MBA program

    For Torrey Smith and other NFL stars, a unique MBA program
    Torrey Smith is perhaps an unlikely candidate for career anxiety. The 26-year-old former Baltimore Ravens’ wide receiver signed a five-year, $40 million contract in March with the San Francisco 49ers. But here he sits in a class offered…
  • Aug 1

    Best week, worst week: Activists see BCDC shut down; State shut out of FEMA riot aid

    Best week, worst week: Activists see BCDC shut down; State shut out of FEMA riot aid
    Law enforcement was front and center this week as activists rejoiced in Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to shutter the antiquated Baltimore City Detention Center while the state suffered another post-Freddie Gray setback as the Federal…
  • Jul 31

    Laurel hospital to become ambulatory care center

    Laurel hospital to become ambulatory care center
    After years of declining admissions, Laurel Regional Hospital will begin phasing out its inpatient services later this year so it can be converted into an outpatient medical center. The new facility, which will cost approximately $24 million,…
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Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 211

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 1

    S.21 and return of deposit.

    S.21 and return of deposit.
    Via Jonathan Starr of Switalskis Solicitors comes this account of a PRS possession/deposit case.  The account is by Mr Starr, slightly edited. Although only a county court case, so non-binding, there are some interesting points about the…
  • Aug 1

    Bedroom Tax and separated families – UT again

    Bedroom Tax and separated families – UT again
    The Upper Tribunal has another go at the separated families issue in CH 0062 2015-00 and this time, unsurprisingly, shuts down completely the FTT dissenting position in a Middlesborough FTT decision, while upholding and…
  • Jul 30

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    A couple of housing law jobs, both in London.   CAMBRIDGE HOUSE LAW CENTRE is seeking an experienced HOUSING SOLICITOR Salary £33 – £40,000.00 depending upon experience 30 days annual leave plus pension contribution. To…
Rank this Week: 505

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/
  • Aug 1

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Law, Liberty, & State," edited by Dyzenhaus & Poole

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Law, Liberty, & State," edited by Dyzenhaus & Poole
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Law, Liberty and State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law by David Dyzenhaus & Thomas Poole. Here is a description: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt are associated with a conservative…
  • Aug 1

    Download of the Week: " ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization" by Duff & Marshall

    Download of the Week: " ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization" by Duff & Marshall
    The Download of the Week is ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization by R. A. Duff & S. E. Marshall . Here is the abstract: We need to distinguish, as theorists too often fail to distinguish,...
  • Jul 31

    Bell on Outgrowing Copyright

    Bell on Outgrowing Copyright
    Tom W. Bell (Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law) has posted Outgrowing Copyright: The Effect of Market Size on Copyright Policy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Does copyright protection offer the best means of stimulating…
Rank this Week: 9

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: 12

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: 87

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Slate Article: The Ridiculous Laws That Put People on the Sex Offender List

    Slate Article: The Ridiculous Laws That Put People on the Sex Offender List
    Slate published a similar series worth reading, see "Listed for Life" which has links to all of the articles.8-12-2014 National: Three maps show states that register people as sex offenders for consensual teenage sex, peeing in…
  • Jul 30

    Testimony over prison time for sex offender who refuses treatment

    Testimony over prison time for sex offender who refuses treatment
    7-30-15 Pennsylvania: By the time Akbar A. Rivera was 17, he'd sexually assaulted two children. Rivera's most recent victim was a 12-year-old girl whom he forced himself upon repeatedly in 2007 while living in south Bethlehem. Because he…
  • Jul 30

    Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard

    Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard
    Over his property? Humm, were they casing the place? Were they looking for pics to blackmail him? The point is, over his property -what are his rights-, and it will be interesting to see how the court rules.. 7-30-15 Kentucky: The way…
Rank this Week: 60

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 1

    My radio appearance in Charlottesville

    My radio appearance in Charlottesville
    You can listen via guest host Rick Sincere’s column at the Virginia political blog Bearing Drift. Tags: on TV and radio, Virginia My radio appearance in Charlottesville is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our…
  • Aug 1

    “Danny Trejo Does A Lawyer Ad”

    “Danny Trejo Does A Lawyer Ad”
    Not the first time a Hollywood figure has lent his name to attorney promotion, but with a better-than-average disclaimer: “Danny Trejo is not an attorney or a client. He’s a paid badass.” [Lowering the Bar] Tags: chasing…
  • Jul 31

    Rent control in Stockholm

    Rent control in Stockholm
    The insanity — and the 10 to 20 year waits — of housing regulation in the Swedish capital [Alex Tabarrok] Tags: landlord tenant law, Sweden Rent control in Stockholm is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our…
Rank this Week: 61

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 1

    BC Law is hiring

    BC Law is hiring
    From our appointments chair I have the following announcement: BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make two faculty appointments in fields that might include constitutional law and/or taxation. Hiring rank would be dependent on the…
  • Jul 30

    DOJ files for cert in Newman

    DOJ files for cert in Newman
    Since the financial crisis in 2008, the DOJ has been teaching yet another generation of insider traders the important lesson that one shall not trade on confidential inside information. However, that campaign took a big - one might say…
  • Jul 27

    Crown jewels making a comeback

    Crown jewels making a comeback
    Christina Sautter has a new paper - Fleecing the Family Jewels, which is set to appear in the Tulane Law Review. The paper argues that crown jewel deal protections have made a comeback in recent years and reminds us why...
Rank this Week: 108

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Aug 1

    Check out Aging.gov

    Check out Aging.gov
    The White House launched a new website at aging.gov, meant to serve as a one-stop shop for information on government agencies that serve older Americans and their families.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services pledged to…
  • Aug 1

    “Coumadin is the most dangerous drug in America.”

    “Coumadin is the most dangerous drug in America.”
    The Washington Post had a great article on the dangers of blood thinners in nursing homes.  Coumadin is often given to residents with abnormal heart rhythm, which increases the risk of stroke, but the drug must be carefully calibrated:…
  • Jul 31

    Happy 50th Birthday to Medicare and Medicaid!

    Happy 50th Birthday to Medicare and Medicaid!
    ThinkProgress had an interesting article on the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare.  President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicaid and Medicare into law 50 years ago today. Simply, Medicaid provides health insurance for poor…
Rank this Week: 121

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Aug 1

    Maui Post-Mortem

    Maui Post-Mortem
    As everyone has probably heard by now, negotiators could not reach a TPP deal in Maui. Here's a roundup of some commentary: Washington Post: High-level talks to forge a ­12-nation trade deal spanning the Pacific broke up Friday without…
  • Jul 31

    Appellate Body Secretariat Job

    Appellate Body Secretariat Job
    There's a job opening in the Appellate Body Secretariat. These don't come along too often, so take advantage of the opportunity! Vacancy Notice No.: EXT/F/15-36 Title: Dispute Settlement Lawyer Grade: 9 Contract Type: Fixed-term Starting…
  • Jul 31

    The Value of the SPS Agreement

    The Value of the SPS Agreement
    I've been reading the U.S. - Animals (yes, that's the official short title!) WTO panel report. It's over 200 pages long, and goes into great detail about foot and mouth disease and the relevant international standards, before delving into…
Rank this Week: 67

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 1

    CDC: 358 Cyclospora Cases in 26 States Linked to Cilantro

    CDC: 358 Cyclospora Cases in 26 States Linked to Cilantro
    According to an update posted Friday, July 31, 2015, as of July 30, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had been notified of 358 ill persons with confirmed Cyclospora infection from 26 states so far this…
  • Jul 31

    Sacramento County Investigating a Cluster of Likely E. Coli Case

    Sacramento County Investigating a Cluster of Likely E. Coli Case
    A non-expanding cluster of seven likely E. coli O157:H7 cases is being investigated by the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services. Department spokesperson Laura McCasland told Food Safety News that four of the seven who…
  • Jul 31

    Infected Food Handler Responsible for Salmonella Outbreak at Don Antonio’

    Infected Food Handler Responsible for Salmonella Outbreak at Don Antonio’
    An ill food handler was the likely source of the Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak at Don Antonio’s, the popular West Los Angeles Mexican restaurant, that this past March 18-20 infected 23 diners, according to reports from the state and…
Rank this Week: 62

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    New Book Title

    New Book Title
    Please visit my Pinterest page to learn about new books due out in August 2015. I've also added information about a few new titles to the June 2015 and New Legal Texts book boards.If you are not a member of Pinterest, these new titles are…
  • Jul 31

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect
    Asylum Provision: A Review of Economic Theories, Discussion Paper, no. 692 (ANU Centre for Economic Policy Research, June 2015) [text]Baseline Assessment of Skills & Market Opportunities for Youth in Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan: A…
  • Jul 31

    Thematic Focus: Mental Health

    Thematic Focus: Mental Health
    "Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Racialized Immigrants, Refugees, and Non-Status People Living with HIV/AIDS," Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, vol. 26, no. 2 (May 2015) [full-text via SSRN]Nepal Earthquakes…
Rank this Week: 336

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 1

    Mexican judge suspends US extradition order for 'El Chapo' Guzman

    Mexican judge suspends US extradition order for 'El Chapo' Guzman
    [JURIST] A Mexican judge temporarily suspended a US extradition order on Friday for drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman [US State Department backgrounder], even though the federal attorney general’s office had approved the…
  • Aug 1

    UN officials denounce West Bank arson attack that killed Palestinian child

    UN officials denounce West Bank arson attack that killed Palestinian child
    [JURIST] United Nations (UN) [official website] Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official profile] and recently appointed UN special envoy in the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov [press release] condemned [UN statement] the arson attacks in the…
  • Jul 31

    Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign joint security agreement

    Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign joint security agreement
    [JURIST] Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement on Thursday that will improve stability and safety in the region. The agreement [Al Arabiya report], entitled the “Cairo Declaration” and signed in Cairo by President…
Rank this Week: 11

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 1

    Judge Retroactively Recognizes 2001 Common Law Same-Sex Marriage

    Judge Retroactively Recognizes 2001 Common Law Same-Sex Marriage
    A Pennsylvania Judge has recently recognized a common law same-sex marriage even though one of the spouses died before the State legalized same-sex marriage. Thanks to Judge C. Theodore Fritsch Jr.’s decision Sabrina Maurer will be able to…
  • Aug 1

    Lawsuit Seeks To Bar Man Convicted Of Murdering Mother From Receiving Life Insurance

    Lawsuit Seeks To Bar Man Convicted Of Murdering Mother From Receiving Life Insurance
    In Chesapeake Virginia, a man has filed a lawsuit to prevent his half-brother to be able to collect on their deceased mother’s life insurance. Ryan Martinez and his girlfriend Airika Liljegren were both convicted in 2013 of killing…
  • Aug 1

    Article On New Statutes Concerning Gifts To Caretaker

    Article On New Statutes Concerning Gifts To Caretaker
    Robert Barton (Holland & Knight), Lisa M. Lukaszewski (Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg), & Stacie W. Lau (Holland & Knight) recently published an article entitled, Gifts to Caretakers: Acts of Gratitude or Disguised Malfeasance? New…
Rank this Week: 21

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 1

    Salmonella Pork Outbreak in Snohomish, King, Pierce, Yakima, Clark, Thurston, Mason, Kitsap and Grays Harbor Countie

    Salmonella Pork Outbreak in Snohomish, King, Pierce, Yakima, Clark, Thurston, Mason, Kitsap and Grays Harbor Countie
    The outbreak of Salmonella infections that may be linked to pork products has grown to 90 cases in several counties around the state. The ongoing outbreak is under investigation by state, local, and federal public health agencies. With the…
  • Jul 31

    Texas, Wisconsin and Georgia Restaurants Link in 26 State Cyclospora Outbreak

    Texas, Wisconsin and Georgia Restaurants Link in 26 State Cyclospora Outbreak
    Cilantro from Mexico a suspected source. As of July 30, 2015, the CDC had been notified of 358 ill persons with confirmed Cyclospora infection from 26 states in 2015. Most (199; 56%) ill persons experienced onset of illness on or after May 1,…
  • Jul 31

    FSIS Issues Pork Salmonella Public Health Alert

    FSIS Issues Pork Salmonella Public Health Alert
    Alert, but no Recall. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns about illnesses caused by Salmonella that may be associated with pork products,…
Rank this Week: 144

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Tani Reviews Edwards, "A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction"

    Tani Reviews Edwards, "A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction"
    JOTWELL has just posted my admiring review of A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2015), by Laura F. Edwards (Duke University). Here's the first few paragraphs:“Black…
  • Jul 31

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    "Donald Trump’s lawyer was right: In some places, raping your wife is still treated like a minor offense" -- so says legal historian Jill Hasday (University of Minnesota) in an op-ed in the Washington Post.Over at Public Seminar,…
  • Jul 31

    Oliveri, "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis"

    Oliveri, "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis"
    Rigel Christine Oliveri (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis," which is forthcoming in the Missouri Law Review. Here's the abstract:The events…
Rank this Week: 59

Northern Law Blog

Northern Law Blog

Practice updates, reflections, and interpretations by Northern Illinois University College of Law alumni.

http://www.northernlawblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Amendments to Illinois Pro Hac Vice Rule

    Amendments to Illinois Pro Hac Vice Rule
    The Supreme Court of Illinois amended Rule 707 (renamed as Permission for an Out-of-State Attorney to Provide Legal Services in Proceedings in Illinois) and made related amendments to Rules 756(a) and (a)(1) and 718(e) and (f), all…
  • Jul 17

    Donut FridaysThe South Carolina Bar Ethics…

    Donut FridaysThe South Carolina Bar Ethics Advisory Committee has issued an opinion (here) approving a law firm's weekly delivery of a box of donuts to banks and real estate agencies that refer clients to the firm. The boxes also contain…
  • Jul 6

    Continued Employment as Consideration for Postemployment Non-Compete Clause

    Continued Employment as Consideration for Postemployment Non-Compete Clause
    McInnis v. OAG Motorcycle Ventures, 2015 IL App (1st) 130097 (here), provides valuable insight concerning the enforceability of restrictive covenants in employment contracts. The appellate court began by summarized the requirements for…
Rank this Week: 992

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 1

    ISP investigates vehicle vs. bicyclist crash in Pocatello.

    ISP investigates vehicle vs. bicyclist crash in Pocatello.
    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…
  • Aug 1

    Single vehicle crash claims one near I-84/I-86 junction

    Single vehicle crash claims one near I-84/I-86 junction
    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…
  • Jul 31

    Single Vehicle Crash State Highway 33 at milepost 17

    Single Vehicle Crash State Highway 33 at milepost 17
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 215

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Aug 1

    Suspension Proposed For Disenchanted Attorney

    Suspension Proposed For Disenchanted Attorney
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a six-month suspension Eva and Andrew Janas consulted with Respondent on October 21, 2010 because Andrew was experiencing business difficulties. They discussed the possibility of obtaining a divorce…
  • Jul 30

    Death Must Be Caused Willfully To Invoke Slayer Statute

    Death Must Be Caused Willfully To Invoke Slayer Statute
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has held that a person found not incompetent to stand trial on charges that he had murdered his mother is not necessarily precluded from recovery by the Slayer Statute. Based upon this Court’s holding that…
  • Jul 30

    Sanction For Accusations Of Judicial Misconduct

    Sanction For Accusations Of Judicial Misconduct
    The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has recommended a suspension of a year and a day with six months stayed and probation of an attorney who, among other things, accused a judge of misconduct This case highlights the unfavorable…
Rank this Week: 63

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

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

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 223

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Aug 1

    The US 2020 HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Limits of ACA

    The US 2020 HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Limits of ACA
    On July 30, the White House announced the updated 2020 HIV/AIDS strategy. The admirable vision of the strategy is that “The United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare, and when they do occur, every person,...
  • Jul 27

    Payments to Egg "Donors"

    Payments to Egg "Donors"
    Interesting article in today’s Wall Street Journal about a lawsuit over limits on payments by fertility clinics to women who supply eggs for infertile couples. Under influential, though not mandatory, guidelines issued by the American…
  • Jul 22

    Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care Session on Medicaid at the AALS

    Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care Session on Medicaid at the AALS
    A reminder that a call for papers has been issued for the session of the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care at the 2016 AALS meeting. Here's the information about the session: Our section program for the 2016 meeting...
Rank this Week: 252

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Aug 1

    "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law"

    "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook on Law and Technology): "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law" ROBIN BRADLEY KAR, University of Illinois College of Law JOHN...
  • Jul 26

    "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?"

    "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy): "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?" SEEMA MOHAPATRA, Barry University - Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law…
  • Jul 24

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The Buddhist and the Neuroscientist, The Atlantic In The Popular Press: Brain Area Found That May Make Humans Unique, Nature News The Desserts Looked Delicious. Then Scientists Rewired Their Brains To…
Rank this Week: 234

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/
  • Aug 1

    3 Lies That Linger Even After Rolling Stone’s UVA Rape Story Was Debunked

    3 Lies That Linger Even After Rolling Stone’s UVA Rape Story Was Debunked
    Even after the Rolling Stone debacle, many dubious beliefs persist about women who allege that they have been sexually assaulted, the men those women accuse, and how the media reports on it.
  • Jul 31

    James Woods’ Lawsuit Is Kinda Scary, Kinda Awesome, And Really Important

    James Woods’ Lawsuit Is Kinda Scary, Kinda Awesome, And Really Important
    James Woods has a legitimate complaint... which might ruin Twitter, but still.
  • Jul 31

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.31.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.31.15
    * TSA officials in Houston are checking hundreds of sorority girl bags because the convention book -- that all of them have -- keeps raising red flags. Now, Underhill thinks TSA should have figured this out and stopped checking. But…
Rank this Week: 3

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

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/
  • Aug 1

    Clinton Monster Movie

    Clinton Monster Movie
    I guess this is what yukked them up in Hilary Clinton campaign HQ.
  • Jul 29

    Win 10 GIF

    Win 10 GIF
    Cute.
  • Jul 29

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)
    By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud (AP): Since the first settlers hacked their way into the mangrove tangles and drained much of the swampland, sunny South Florida has been virtually synonymous with shady deals and…
Rank this Week: 39

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/
  • Aug 1

    Land use law articles posted to SSRN in July

    Land use law articles posted to SSRN in July
    Here is the round-up of land use law-related articles posted to SSRN's Property, Land Use & Real Estate Law eJournal in July. I took several new approaches this month in my ever-evolving effort to "get it right." First, I…
  • Jul 31

    Northeastern Law School Conference on Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle.

    Northeastern Law School Conference on Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle.
    Northeastern Law School just announced a conference on the Urban Core as part of their Legal Scholarship 4.0 series. There is also a junior works-in-progress event associated with this conference (occurring on Halloween - spooky) but you…
  • Jul 29

    The Latest on Fair Housing

    The Latest on Fair Housing
    In the last couple of days I've run across some interesting mainstream journalism on fair housing issues - not something that normally gets a lot of play. But I thought this blog's readers would be interested. The first is Brentin...
Rank this Week: 165

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 1

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal
    by Michael DorfAmidst the furor over dentist Walter Palmer's killing of Cecil the Lion, on Wednesday a New York trial court judge ruled against the Nonhuman Rights Project's habeas corpus action on behalf of two chimpanzees--Hercules and…
  • Jul 31

    Supreme Snark

    Supreme Snark
    by Michael DorfAs I noted earlier in the week, on Tuesday I was one of the panelists for the Practicing Law Institute's all-day Supreme Court Review session. Many interesting topics were discussed. Here I want to consider one set of them: The…
  • Jul 30

    Blaming the Victims -- German Style versus U.S. Style

    Blaming the Victims -- German Style versus U.S. Style
    by Neil H. BuchananToday, Verdict published Part Two of my two-column series analyzing the Greek/euro disaster.  Part One, published on Tuesday, was devoted mostly to describing the simple economics of the situation, as well as the…
Rank this Week: 233

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 1

    Viking Star Stuck in Tallinn

    Viking Star Stuck in Tallinn
    The Viking Star cruise ship operated by Viking Ocean Cruises is stuck in port in Tallinn, Estonia.  A person contacted us and wishes to keep her name anonymous. The cruise ship lost power in an engine three days ago. Passengers are…
  • Aug 1

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Carnival Miracle

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger From Carnival Miracle
    Defense Imagery and Video Distribution Services reports that yesterday  the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an ill cruise passenger from the Carnival Miracle about 300 miles south of Point Loma, California.  Two MH-60 Jayhawk…
  • Jul 31

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain

    Cruise Industry Image Up But Problems Remain
    A reporter for the Marketplace interviewed me yesterday regarding the state of the cruise industry. I explained that compared to a year or two ago, the general perception of cruise lines is up. More than 23,000,000 passengers will cruise this…
Rank this Week: 130