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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: 517

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…
  • Sep 22

    SEC Pays Over $30M Whistleblower Award in Securities Fraud Case to Informant Living Abroad

    SEC Pays Over $30M Whistleblower Award in Securities Fraud Case to Informant Living Abroad
    The Securities and Exchange Commission said it expects to pay over $30 million to a whistleblower. This is the largest SEC whistleblower award issued under the whistleblower program, which was established under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. The…
  • Sep 19

    Fraternity Under Investigation For Alleged “Date Rape” Drugs at Party

    Fraternity Under Investigation For Alleged “Date Rape” Drugs at Party
    Tau Kappa Epsilon, a fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is under investigation over allegations that some of its members inserted date rape drugs into the beverages of party attendees. According to police, several of the…
Rank this Week: 519

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…
  • Sep 17

    Does the Business Judgment Rule Protect a Board’s Stock Award?

    Does the Business Judgment Rule Protect a Board’s Stock Award?
    Authored By Albert H. Manwaring, IV This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | September 17, 2014 In In re 3Com Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 16721 (Del. Ch. October 25, 1999),…
Rank this Week: 491

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 459

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: 147

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, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 998

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 22

    US Airstrikes on ISIS in Raqqa

    US Airstrikes on ISIS in Raqqa
    The U.S. and partners launched airstrikes in Syria tonight in Raqqa, where ISIS has its headquarters. The photo above is a shot from them. There are reports civilians were killed. Power just came back on after a 2 hour outage. News…
  • Sep 22

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Busy work day, here's an open thread, all topics welcome. Keep it civil. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 22

    "The Good Wife" Returns in Overdrive

    "The Good Wife" Returns in Overdrive
    The Good Wife returned for a new season Sunday night. I really didn't care for last season but tuned in anyway, expecting to be bored. I'm glad I did. Someone must have slipped some steroids into the writers' morning Wheaties. [More...]…
Rank this Week: 6

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    More Attention Being Paid to Concussions and Prevention

    More Attention Being Paid to Concussions and Prevention
    Concussions are common injuries in car, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents. These are mild brain injuries that can occur even during a low-speed collision, or even if a person is wearing a helmet at the time. New research confirms that…
  • Sep 15

    Ignition Switch Failure Becoming Large Issue for Automaker

    Ignition Switch Failure Becoming Large Issue for Automaker
    General Motor’s faulty ignition switches have been a hot topic in the news since the beginning of 2014. In February, GM recalled 800,000 vehicles due to defective ignition switches, and since then, the number has grown to 29 million…
  • Sep 1

    What to Do If Your Car Is Recalled

    What to Do If Your Car Is Recalled
    2014 is turning out to be a record year for recalls. Millions of cars already have been recalled this year, most of them from the General Motors. Fresh data released by Carfax confirms that as many as 36% of all recalled cars on American…
Rank this Week: 872

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 14

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 73

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    The NFL, Ray Rice and Sports Law through Press Conference

    The NFL, Ray Rice and Sports Law through Press Conference
    In a new column for Sports Illustrated, I take issue with press conferences by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti.
  • Sep 22

    New Sports Law Scholarship

    New Sports Law Scholarship
    Recently published scholarship includes: Jennifer M. Adams, Comment, Flag on the play: professional sports teams calling trademark infringement on their superfans, 20 JEFFREY S. MOORAD SPORTS LAW JOURNAL 631 (2013) Jeremy…
  • Sep 22

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport
    The following is by my colleague (and past GuestPrawf) Kerri Stone, responding to my post on how professional sports teams and leagues respond to sex discrimination.The internet has most recently been ablaze with news of a lawsuit filed …
Rank this Week: 443

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

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/
  • Sep 22

    Markel Memorial

    Markel Memorial
    Last Tuesday, Florida State University College of Law hosted a memorial service for Dan. Here is the program from the event, which included some very touching remarks from several colleagues from FSU and elsewhere, as well as one former and…
  • Sep 22

    Addressing the Unmet Need for Civil Legal Representation--and the Legal Employment Market

    Addressing the Unmet Need for Civil Legal Representation--and the Legal Employment Market
    It’s my privilege to hang out with present and future health care providers almost every day through teaching at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's brand new Public Health School and being an adjunct faculty member at our…
  • Sep 22

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport
    The following is by my colleague (and past GuestPrawf) Kerri Stone, responding to my post on how professional sports teams and leagues respond to sex discrimination. The internet has most recently been ablaze with news of a lawsuit filed…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Sep 22

    Are We Facing an ISIS Detention Mess?

    Are We Facing an ISIS Detention Mess?
    Over at Newsweek, Jeff Stein wonders: “What Will U.S. Forces Do With ISIS Prisoners?” Among the many unresolved issues in the campaign to “degrade and destroy” ISIS, as it’s generally known, is what to do…
  • Sep 22

    Jason Leopold on the Samir Khan Case

    Jason Leopold on the Samir Khan Case
    Over at VICE News, reporter Jason Leopold has this very interesting story about the FBI investigation of Samir Khan, the AQAP propagandist and editor of Inspire magazine, who was killed in the strike against Anwar Al-Aulaqi. Khan, like…
  • Sep 22

    Julian Sanchez on the NSA Controversies and Surveillance Reform

    Julian Sanchez on the NSA Controversies and Surveillance Reform
    Cato Institute scholar Julian Sanchez has this lengthy interview with a podcast called Free Thoughts from libertarianism.org on the NSA controversies. I haven’t listened to it yet, but I look forward to doing so.
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • Sep 22

    Schmidt on European Integration Theory

    Schmidt on European Integration Theory
    Susanne K. Schmidt (University of Bremen) has posted Sterile Debates and Dubious Generalisations: An Empirical Critique of European Integration Theory Based on the Integration Processes in Telecommunications and Electricity on SSRN. Here is…
  • Sep 22

    Collins on Evidentiary Rules in Domestic Violence Case

    Collins on Evidentiary Rules in Domestic Violence Case
    Erin R. Collins (New York University School of Law) has posted The Evidentiary Rules of Engagement in the War Against Domestic Violence (New York University Law Review, May 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Our criminal…
  • Sep 22

    Sutton on "Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places" by Zacklin

    Sutton on "Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places" by Zacklin
    Jeffrey S. Sutton (Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law) has posted Courts as Change Agents: Do We Want More — or Less? (Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, pp. 1419-1445, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the...
Rank this Week: 5

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 22

    NY Governor Signs Community Risk and Resliency Act

    NY Governor Signs Community Risk and Resliency Act
    What follows is the Governor’s Press Release: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed into law the Community Risk and Resiliency Act to strengthen New York State’s preparedness for the effects of climate change and help protect…
  • Sep 21

    NY Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Special Use Permit for Day Care Facility Expansion

    NY Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Special Use Permit for Day Care Facility Expansion
    The Village Board of Trustees determined that the proposed expansion of a day care facility into vacant retail space would “result in a dangerous traffic situation, an over intensification of land use with respect to available parking,…
  • Sep 20

    NY Appellate Court Dismisses Appeal over Sawmill Operation as Moot

    NY Appellate Court Dismisses Appeal over Sawmill Operation as Moot
    Petitioners challenged the approval of a sawmill and milling operation by the Town of Livonia Joint Zoning Board of Appeals who had determined that the use of the land for sawmill purposes constituted an agricultural or farming operation…
Rank this Week: 774

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/
  • Sep 22

    Credit Unions Also Weighed Down By Regulatory Burden

    Credit Unions Also Weighed Down By Regulatory Burden
    Recently, a group of credit union executives in Cincinnati sat down with Staff Reporter Steve Watkins of the Cincinnati Business Courier and let him know that when bankers complain about the regulatory burden that is crushing them, credit…
  • Sep 18

    More Adventures In Consumer "Protection"

    More Adventures In Consumer "Protection"
    The CFPB's gossip column (which we've previously blasted) got a recent fisking from George Mason University scholars Hester Peirce and Vera Soliman. They point out several inconvenient truths about The Adjustment Bureau's plan to expand the…
  • Sep 14

    MJ Co-Ops: DOA?

    MJ Co-Ops: DOA?
    Readers may recall the brilliant idea for "cannabis co-ops," hatched by Colorado legislators who, sunshine on their shoulders, were not only crying at the beauty of the concept, but apparently flying at 30,000 feet on a Rocky…
Rank this Week: 187

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 262

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/
  • Sep 22

    Micky Arison Cashes In On Carnival Stock, Again

    Micky Arison Cashes In On Carnival Stock, Again
    Carnival Chairman and major stockholder Micky Arison sold 212,474 shares of Carnival stock on Friday, September 19th at an average price of $40.22 for a total of $8,545,704.28, according to the Securities & Exchange Commission. Yes,…
  • Sep 19

    Canada Issues Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama

    Canada Issues Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama
    On Wednesday, Canada began advising its citizens to “exercise a high degree of caution, especially in Nassau, due to high rates of crime.” On its government website Canada urged Canadian travelers to be vigilant and raised…
  • Sep 18

    Mystery Shrouds Disappearance of 23 Year-Old Macedonian Crew Member from M/S Serenissima

    Mystery Shrouds Disappearance of 23 Year-Old Macedonian Crew Member from M/S Serenissima
    A newspaper in Macedonia, Press 24, published an article "Семејството ја бара веќе 4 дена:…
Rank this Week: 138

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Bishop v. Humphrey 13-1345 Issue: (1) Whether it is error for a federal appellate court to undertake the same analysis for penalty phase prejudice in capital cases arising from both weighing states, where…
  • Sep 22

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Briefly: At BuzzFeed, Chris Geidner discusses the possibility that, after the Justices first consider the seven petitions arising out of challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage at their September 29 Conference, the Court could ask…
  • Sep 19

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Carroll v. Carman 14-212 Issue: (1) Whether, when a police officer approaches a residence to conduct a “knock and talk,” the Fourth Amendment requires the officer to go to the “front…
Rank this Week: 33

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
  • Sep 22

    Texas Man Charged with Smuggling for Forwarding One Email

    Texas Man Charged with Smuggling for Forwarding One Email
    A criminal information was filed last week against Patrick Jean Zuber, a U.S permanent resident and former Weatherford International Vice-President, charging him with conspiracy to violate the anti-smuggling statute, 18 U.S.C. § 554. How…
  • Sep 17

    Turkish Citizen Indicted For Foreign Downloads of Submarine Drawing

    Turkish Citizen Indicted For Foreign Downloads of Submarine Drawing
    Alper Calik — a Turkish citizen and co-owner of Clifton, New Jersey based Clifmax LLC — has been arrested based on a criminal complaint, dated September 12, charging him, among other things, with violating the Arms Export Control…
  • Sep 12

    Maybe Their Phones Aren’t Working

    Maybe Their Phones Aren’t Working
    Both the Commodity Futures Trading  Commission and the Office of Foreign Assets Control announced settlement agreements under which they imposed fines of $150,000 and $200,000 respectively on the oddly named Zulutrade, an…
Rank this Week: 396

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Sep 22

    Your Managers are Not Telling You about the Real Reason behind High Turnover - Operation

    Your Managers are Not Telling You about the Real Reason behind High Turnover - Operation
    Is this the dirty little secret that's affecting your restaurant's turnover? Is your manager, the person you trust to run your business, causing you to lose valuable employees due to inappropriate relationships, favoritism, and decreased…
  • Sep 22

    Is Your Franchisor "All Hat and No Cattle"? - Operation

    Is Your Franchisor "All Hat and No Cattle"? - Operation
    Training isn't the only thing a franchisor does, but it is one of the most important things! A franchisor that fails to transfer knowledge to franchisees is a franchisor to avoid. Unfortunately, there are more of these franchisors than the...
  • Sep 21

    Who Else Wants to be a PR Star? - Marketing

    Who Else Wants to be a PR Star? - Marketing
    You've heard that content is king. In B2B public relations, producing consistent and compelling content is necessary to create a strong online presence. How produce of an endless supply of blog topics or always have an attention-grabbing…
Rank this Week: 744

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Sep 22

    Short Summary of After the JD III

    Short Summary of After the JD III
    I have a short summary of the third wave of the After the JD study up on the new AALS website. I hope to be able to blog a bit more about this important study in the next couple of...
  • Sep 22

    New AALS Website

    New AALS Website
    The new AALS Website is live. Check it out!
  • Sep 22

    Makau Mutua Stepping Down As SUNY Buffalo Law Dean

    Makau Mutua Stepping Down As SUNY Buffalo Law Dean
    Dean Makau Mutua, who has led Buffalo Law for seven years, will be stepping down from the deanship this December. Dean Mutua made some size adjustments in the law school and has also had controversy in his time. (In fact,...
Rank this Week: 92

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 201

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 22

    The Price of Crisis: Eminent Domain, Local Governments, and the Value of Underwater Mortgage

    The Price of Crisis: Eminent Domain, Local Governments, and the Value of Underwater Mortgage
    Brescia, Raymond H. and Martin, Nicholas M., The Price of Crisis: Eminent Domain, Local Governments, and the Value of Underwater Mortgages (September 19, 2014). Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 24, 2014, Forthcoming.…
  • Sep 22

    NOAA Global Analysis of Land and Ocean Temperatures – August 2014

    NOAA Global Analysis of Land and Ocean Temperatures – August 2014
    NOAA: “The combined average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces for August 2014 was record high for the month, at 0.75°C (1.35°F) above the 20th century average of 15.6°C (60.1°F), topping the previous…
  • Sep 22

    Introducing Structured Snippets, now a part of Google Web Search

    Introducing Structured Snippets, now a part of Google Web Search
    Google Research Blog: “Google Web Search has evolved in recent years with a host of features powered by the Knowledge Graph and other data sources to provide users with highly structured and relevant data. Structured Snippets…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 4

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Forthcoming article: "Surprisingly Punitive Damages"

    Forthcoming article: "Surprisingly Punitive Damages"
    Professor Bert Huang of Columbia Law School has posted a preview of his forthcoming Virginia Law Review article entitled Surprisingly Punitive Damages.  The article proposes a solution for the redundant effect of punitive damages in mass…
  • Sep 16

    Seventh Circuit vacates $100 million punitive damages award against ConAgra

    Seventh Circuit vacates $100 million punitive damages award against ConAgra
    In 2012 we reported on a $100 million punitive damages award against ConAgra Foods, Inc. arising out of a fire in a grain elevator.  According to Reuters, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has reversed that punitive…
  • Sep 15

    New Mexico jury awards $65 million in punitive damages; Texas jury awards $15 million

    New Mexico jury awards $65 million in punitive damages; Texas jury awards $15 million
    I'm catching up on punitive damages news after being out of the office last week.  While I was out, the AP reported that a jury in New Mexico awarded $2.3 million in compensatory damages and $65 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 366

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 22

    Getting the Most Out of Your 401(k)

    Getting the Most Out of Your 401(k)
    The 401(k) market has undergone major changes within the past few years. New investment options have been added, the rules have changed for contributions, and Roth contributions have become another option for your plan. Yet not everyone is…
  • Sep 22

    The Fault in Inheritance

    The Fault in Inheritance
    Although many children have no expectation of receiving an inheritance, the vast majority of retirees cling to the intention that they must leave something behind. While these parents may seem loving and devoted, it is also somewhat foolish.…
  • Sep 22

    Power of Attorney Basic

    Power of Attorney Basic
    The power of attorney (POA) is one of the most important documents in an estate plan, and can often be overlooked by many. A POA authorizes someone, the attorney-in fact (AIF), to act on behalf of the person executing the...
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

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/
  • Sep 22

    Pastor arrested on child porn complaint after allegedly writing a story (No Pics)

    Pastor arrested on child porn complaint after allegedly writing a story (No Pics)
    9-22-2014 Oklahoma: MCALESTER, Okla. — New details on a McAlester pastor arrested over the weekend on child pornography charges. Larry Jones, 65, the pastor at Missionary Baptist Church, is now out of jail. FOX23 learned it was a story…
  • Sep 22

    Mexican man arrested for child pornography after videos pop up during camp presentation to parent

    Mexican man arrested for child pornography after videos pop up during camp presentation to parent
    9-22-2014 Mexico: MEXICO CITY — Prosecutors in western Mexico said Monday they have arrested a man who was promoting children's camping trips in front of a group of parents, but accidentally called up images of child pornography on his…
  • Sep 22

    The family violence registry is pointless if not kept up to date

    The family violence registry is pointless if not kept up to date
    9-22-2014 Guam: The attorney general's office needs to get the island's family violence registry, which hasn't added any new names since it launched in April, updated. In 2011, lawmakers passed the family violence registry law in an effort…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Sep 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Income Inequality, Networking, Medical Marijuana

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Income Inequality, Networking, Medical Marijuana
    Before jumping into today’s Top 10, I wanted to note that we put together a couple recaps of the most talked-about sessions at the Clio Cloud Conference—those being on sessions from Richard Susskind and Jack Newton. Total posts on…
  • Sep 20

    New York Court rules Facebook may be used for service

    New York Court rules Facebook may be used for service
    Social media is establishing itself as an effective and reliable means of communication in this country. Even on legal matters. A New York Family Court Magistrate has ruled that a Staten Island man may use Facebook to serve his ex-wife legal…
  • Sep 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: BYOD Policy Tips, HR Data Privacy, JOBS Act

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: BYOD Policy Tips, HR Data Privacy, JOBS Act
    It’s crazy just how much of an issue data security is growing to be. Though, considering the fact that there’s data for everything now, it isn’t surprising. But with that in mind, think about HR—and how much more…
Rank this Week: 40

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Investigation into Advanced Blast Protection

    Investigation into Advanced Blast Protection
    Have you suffered investment loss in Advanced Blast Protection, Inc.? If so, the White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. According…
  • Sep 22

    Investigation into Labock Technologie

    Investigation into Labock Technologie
    Have did you suffer losses investing in Labock Technologies? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recover your losses through a FINRA arbitration claim against the broker that sold the investment. According to files with the…
  • Sep 18

    Investigation into NNN Oak Park Office

    Investigation into NNN Oak Park Office
    Did you invest in NNN Oak Park Office and suffer losses? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. The firm is investigating the potential recovery of investment losses through FINRA arbitration claims against the brokerage firms that…
Rank this Week: 381

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.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 132

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Sep 22

    Business Court Resolves A Trio Of Discovery Issue

    Business Court Resolves A Trio Of Discovery Issue
    Three interesting discovery issues were resolved last week by Judge Bledsoe's Order in Gay v. Peoples Bank.  First, can you obtain in discovery in a class action the fee arrangement between the plaintiff and his  lawyers? …
  • Sep 16

    Trade Secrets Claims Can Be Tough To Succeed On In The Business Court

    Trade Secrets Claims Can Be Tough To Succeed On In The Business Court
    If you want to pursue a trade secrets claim in the Business Court, you've got to disclose the details of your trade secret.  The Opinion last week in Unimin Corp. v. Gallo, 2014 NCBC 43 illustrates that point in detail.  It seems at…
  • Sep 12

    The Delaware Court Of Chancery Can See Forever On A Clear Day (Even To North Carolina)

    The Delaware Court Of Chancery Can See Forever On A Clear Day (Even To North Carolina)
    I don't usually write about decisions from the Delaware Court of Chancery because it's rare for that Court to even mention North Carolina.  But a decision by that Court this week -- in City of Providence v. First Citizens Bancshares,…
Rank this Week: 497

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Sep 22

    Book Review: “Nature’s Confession” by J.L. Morin

    Book Review: “Nature’s Confession” by J.L. Morin
    This was not for me. I struggled to keep reading to the end. I eventually made it. That’s because this is global warming fiction. Any book from that category gets a large advance bonus from me for even trying. And the fact that the…
  • Sep 18

    How Much For 10 Million Barrels Oil Each Day?

    How Much For 10 Million Barrels Oil Each Day?
    A group of 347 investors holding assets of $24 trillion has called for introducing world wide “carbon pricing”. They want effective climate policy. I agree with their position. But there already is a price on carbon. That is the…
  • Sep 17

    Bitcoin 10 Years After

    Bitcoin 10 Years After
    My talk on “Bitcoin 10 Years After” of June this year will be published in our Journal at the end of this month. Here is a PDF file (still with some kanji use errors, this is before the final check):…
Rank this Week: 660

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    NJ insurance adjuster admits to role in defrauding Turnpike Authority

    NJ insurance adjuster admits to role in defrauding Turnpike Authority
    Today's post is shared from northjersey.com/A insurance adjustor with a Little Falls firm on Monday pleaded guilty to his role in a two-year scheme to defraud the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and several insurance companies of $900,000, U.S.…
  • Sep 22

    70% of Medicare Drug Plan Users Just Don't Switch Even Though Some Would Get A Better Deal

    70% of Medicare Drug Plan Users Just Don't Switch Even Though Some Would Get A Better Deal
    People are indeed creatures of habit, even if it costs them money. Kaiser Family Foundation reports today:"Part D enrollment is highly concentrated, with five firms—UnitedHealth, Humana, CVS Caremark, Express Scripts, and…
  • Sep 22

    Court Rules Workers Comp Must Cover Medical Marijuana

    Court Rules Workers Comp Must Cover Medical Marijuana
    article imageAn injured worker who was prescribed medical marijuana by a doctor will be covered by worker’s compensation, the New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled.Gregory Vialpando claims he experienced severe pain after failed spinal…
Rank this Week: 347

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

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Sessoms v. Grounds, No. 08-17790 (McKeown…

    Sessoms v. Grounds, No. 08-17790 (McKeown for a 6-5 en banc majority; Kozinski, Callahan, and Murguia, dissenting) ---  An en banc panel reversed, for the second time, a district court's denial of a § 2254 petition filed by a…
  • Sep 22

    United States v. Apel, Nos. 13-50003,…

    United States v. Apel, Nos. 13-50003, -50004, -50005 (per curiam; panel is Silverman, Rawlinson, and Tunheim (D. Minn.)) --- On remand from the Supreme Court, the panel held that the defendant's conduct of protesting on a closed military base…
  • Sep 21

    Case o' The Week: Reyes of Hope (then Harmless Error) - Voir Dire, Rule 43, and the Defendant's Presence

    Case o' The Week: Reyes of Hope (then Harmless Error) - Voir Dire, Rule 43, and the Defendant's Presence
    Hon. Judge Jay Bybee  Not structural error to exclude a defendant from voir dire of a juror. 2014 WL 4358454, *11 & n.4.   Start with that footnote spoiler, and the rest of the decision is a tad anticlimactic. United States v.…
Rank this Week: 291

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 985

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 22

    No on Proposition 47

    No on Proposition 47
    Proposition 47 on California's ballot would reduce a potload of felonies to misdemeanors.  The District Attorney of San Francisco is a sponsor.  On the other side of the Bay, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley is…
  • Sep 22

    Nitrogen Executions Considered Seriously

    Nitrogen Executions Considered Seriously
    We have mentioned several times on this blog the possibility of dumping lethal injection and returning to gas as a method of execution.  One possibility is to simply displace oxygen with a neutral gas, the cheapest and most readily…
  • Sep 22

    News Scan

    News Scan
    American Man Confesses to Brutal Murder in Indonesia: Police in Indonesia have announced that a Chicago man has confessed to murdering his girlfriend's mother in a Bali hotel while the three of them were there on vacation last month. …
Rank this Week: 375

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Sep 22

    Relator autoriza progressão de regime para Delúbio Soare

    Relator autoriza progressão de regime para Delúbio Soare
    O ministro Luís Roberto Barroso, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), deferiu pedido de progressão no regime de cumprimento da pena para o ex-tesoureiro do Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) Delúbio Soares, condenado na…
  • Sep 22

    Íntegra do voto do ministro Dias Toffoli em ADI contra lei gaúcha

    Íntegra do voto do ministro Dias Toffoli em ADI contra lei gaúcha
    Leia a íntegra do relatório e voto do ministro Dias Toffoli, do Supremo Tribunal Federal, na Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI) 1949, que teve a liminar confirmada na sessão…
  • Sep 22

    Programação da Rádio Justiça desta terça-feira (23)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça desta terça-feira (23)
    Revista Justiça O “Revista Justiça” desta terça-feira destacará as Eleições 2014, e entrevista o juiz do TJRN José Herval Sampaio Junior e o advogado especialista em direito…
Rank this Week: 111

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Sep 22

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum
    A frequent question from visitors is “What is your oldest book?”. For printed books, there are four contenders for the distinction. All of them were printed in 1471, seventeen years after Johan Gutenberg produced the first printed…
  • Sep 17

    Today -- Research Workshop: Law Library Tour, Wednesday, September 17, 3:10 pm

    Today -- Research Workshop: Law Library Tour, Wednesday, September 17, 3:10 pm
    Tour the Law Library (with a Law Librarian) Today, Wednesday, September 17
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
Rank this Week: 968

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 22

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum

    Yale Law Library's oldest printed books: Gratian's Decretum
    A frequent question from visitors is “What is your oldest book?”. For printed books, there are four contenders for the distinction. All of them were printed in 1471, seventeen years after Johan Gutenberg produced the first printed…
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
  • Sep 5

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Yale Law Library Rare  Book Fellowship. Here are the details. FIXED DURATION POSITION: 6 months from date of hire; non-renewable EXPECTED START DATE: Jan/Feb 2015 (flexible start date)
Rank this Week: 882