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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
  • Jan 23

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
Rank this Week: 473

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: 540

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 112

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 20

    Transgender teenager wins wrestling championship | Daily Mail Online

    Transgender teenager wins wrestling championship | Daily Mail Online
    A transgender teenager won a girls wrestling contest on Saturday despite attempts from other competitors' parents to stop him from taking part. Mack Beggs, a 17-year-old from Euless, Texas, has been taking steroids as part of his transition…
  • Feb 20

    The Secret U.S. Army Study That Targets Moscow - POLITICO Magazine

    The Secret U.S. Army Study That Targets Moscow - POLITICO Magazine
    POLITICO has learned that, following the stunning success of Russia’s quasi-secret incursion into Ukraine, McMaster is quietly overseeing a high-level government panel intended to figure out how the Army should adapt to this Russian…
  • Feb 20

    Wow: Trump names Gen. H.R. McMaster new national security advisor « Hot Air

    Wow: Trump names Gen. H.R. McMaster new national security advisor « Hot Air
    McMaster’s known to the public primarily for two things. One, as noted by the Times, was the success of his counterinsurgency strategy in Tal Afar in Iraq at a moment when most of the rest of the military was flailing....
Rank this Week: 93

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/
  • Feb 20

    $8.5 MILLION PENALTY FOR NEGLECTING LANDMARK

    $8.5 MILLION PENALTY FOR NEGLECTING LANDMARK
    Judge Orders $8.55 M Penalty for Neglected Landmark Property; Urges Parties to Find Alternative Resolutions 509 Seguine Avenue, Staten Island. Image Credit: Google Maps. Court ordered owners to secure property from demolition by…
  • Feb 20

    TRUMP'S TOO FAST!

    TRUMP'S TOO FAST!
    About Half of Americans Say Trump Moving Too Fast by Frank Newport Story Highlights 42% approve of temporary ban for seven Muslim-majority countries 38% approve of order to build border wall 36% approve of indefinitely…
  • Feb 20

    WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE?

    WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE?
    Where the wild things are Challenging traditional theories on organisms' 'range expansion' Colorado State University IMAGE: This is Ruth Hufabuer, Colorado State University professor of bioagricultural sciences and pest…
Rank this Week: 10

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 20

    Your Playlist: Sarpinto

    Your Playlist: Sarpinto
    In 2011, Turkish musician Sarp Yeletaysi released "Schengen Macht Frei" under the pseudonym Sarpinto. It's an alternative rock ode to the visa hurdles facing Turkish citizens attempting European travel. Give it a listen. You can…
  • Feb 20

    Stanford Journal of Civil Rts & Civil Liberties - Lawyer's Guide to Activism & Resistance Under Trump

    Stanford Journal of Civil Rts & Civil Liberties - Lawyer's Guide to Activism & Resistance Under Trump
    A special issue of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, entitled "A Lawyer's Guide to Activism, Resistance and Change Under Trump," features a collection of essays written by Stanford Law School faculty and is…
  • Feb 20

    Position Opening: Stanford Law School, Immigrants' Rights Clinic

    Position Opening: Stanford Law School, Immigrants' Rights Clinic
    Stanford Law School, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic: Staff Attorney The Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School has an immediate opening for a staff attorney in its Immigrants’ Rights Clinic (“IRC”) to focus on the urgent needs of the…
Rank this Week: 16

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Asset and Equipment Management Enhancement with Bar Code

    Asset and Equipment Management Enhancement with Bar Code
    To ensure your assets are conducting preventative inspections and staying operational, Nimonik has extended its Asset management Module to help you quickly inspect and validate your equipment. Here are some details on what you can find…
  • Feb 14

    Six Experts on Internal Audit Best Practice

    Six Experts on Internal Audit Best Practice
    Most EHS professionals know that an efficient Internal Audit Program can drive profits for an organization. On the flip-side, a weak Internal Audit program can create chaos and tremendous physical and financial loss. Nimonik’s…
  • Feb 7

    White Paper on Internal Audit Best Practice

    White Paper on Internal Audit Best Practice
    A well-structured Internal Audit program increases revenue, cuts costs and makes the workplace safer, leading to operational excellence while avoiding potential damage. This White Paper authored by, John Wolfe, an internationally recognized…
Rank this Week: 814

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 20

    In Maryland, recovery steps up with advances in joint replacement

    In Maryland, recovery steps up with advances in joint replacement
    Advances in joint replacement tools and materials may lessen chances that patients will have to return to the operating room, Maryland physicians report. Already advances in replacement procedures, pain management and more thorough patient…
  • Feb 20

    Baltimore delegate seeks prevailing wage requirement for TIF project

    Baltimore delegate seeks prevailing wage requirement for TIF project
    A Baltimore state delegate’s bill seeks to force developers receiving certain public financing for projects to pay laborers a jurisdiction’s prevailing wage. Del. Cory McCray, D-District 45, introduced House Bill 466 that requires…
  • Feb 20

    Md. legislation seeks to eliminate exceptions to marriage age

    Md. legislation seeks to eliminate exceptions to marriage age
    A bill to outlaw marriage for anyone under the age of 18 without exceptions was reintroduced in the General Assembly this year, making Maryland part of a national movement to outlaw child marriage under any circumstances.
Rank this Week: 379

TaxMama's TaxQuips

TaxMama's TaxQuips

Daily tax and small business podcast with tax and small business news tidbits covering investment, inheritance real estate and more.

http://www.taxquips.com/?cat=TaxQuips
  • Feb 20

    Eight Tax Questions to Ask Before You Get Married

    Eight Tax Questions to Ask Before You Get Married
    Form 4506T request with the IRS for each of you. Request a copy of Form 1040 on line six, check all the boxes on the form, and enter the last four years on line nine (i.e., 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012). Or, you can log into the the IRS’s Get…
  • Feb 2

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Tax Season PotPourri

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Tax Season PotPourri
    Today TaxMama® wants to address several issues that are confusing people this year – or important for you to know. Dear Friends and Family, We are getting a great many questions this year. These are some of the important issues…
  • Dec 20

    TaxMama's Year-End Tip

    TaxMama's Year-End Tip
    Today TaxMama® wants to remind you about last-minute steps to take before 2016 ends. Dear Friends and Family,   The Electoral College has confirmed our new president-elect. So we can expect some changes next year. You can…
Rank this Week: 202

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

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Feb 20

    Using USEPA CID to Provide 24/7 Security for Pruitt is Misguided

    Using USEPA CID to Provide 24/7 Security for Pruitt is Misguided
    The new USEPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, is expected to request an around-the-clock security detail from the USEPA, according to an internal USEPA e-mail. This security request is in addition to the security staffing already provided by the…
  • Feb 14

    Proper Storm Water Sampling Technique

    Proper Storm Water Sampling Technique
    Is your sample collection a function of going out on a rainy day and just collecting a sample from any storm water you find? If it is, you are unnecessarily exposing yourself and your company to liability – exposed to...
  • Dec 27

    Audits – To Do or Not to Do

    Audits – To Do or Not to Do
    The New Year brings all sorts of new issues. There will have a new administration and, more than likely, a new enforcement focus. That does not mean that good practices should be abandoned, however. One of the things a company...
Rank this Week: 749

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 20

    Article on Domestic Partnerships for the Elderly After Obergefell

    Article on Domestic Partnerships for the Elderly After Obergefell
    Heidi Brady recently published an Article entitled, The Precarious Status of Domestic Partnerships for the Elderly in a Post-Obergefell World, 24 Elder L.J. (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: The Supreme Court’s landmark…
  • Feb 20

    How Will We Make Up for the Estate Tax Repeal?

    How Will We Make Up for the Estate Tax Repeal?
    As we all know, President Trump has promised to repeal the estate tax, claiming that the tax is just plain wrong. It is easy to say that our country should repeal the estate tax, considering so few families actually pay...
  • Feb 19

    Did Carrie Fisher Predict Her Own Death?

    Did Carrie Fisher Predict Her Own Death?
    Singer James Blunt made a chilling discovery while he was staying at Carrie Fisher’s home to record his debut “Back to Bedlam” album. Placed outside the room he was staying in, Blunt claims that Fisher had a Princess Leia cardboard...
Rank this Week: 22

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

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

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    People v. Smith (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 17, 2017)

    People v. Smith (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 17, 2017)
    "Defendant and another man went to a drug dealer’s home for the purpose of purchasing a quarter-pound of methamphetamine. Defendant was carrying two cell phones, a large knife in a concealed sheath, another knife in a pocket, and $1,300…
  • Feb 16

    Bank of New York Mellon v. Citibank (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 16, 2017)

    Bank of New York Mellon v. Citibank (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 16, 2017)
    When I saw the caption of this case -- which I read before even booting up the opinion -- I thought the case was going to be a huge one.  Bank of New York Mellon.  Citibank.  Those are big banks.  When they fight each…
  • Feb 15

    Samara v. Matar (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 15, 2017)

    Samara v. Matar (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 15, 2017)
    Every single word of this opinion from earlier today is correct.And the Supreme Court should nonetheless grant review of the opinion.  On its own initiative, if necessary.It's an opinion about res judicata.  A topic near and dear to…
Rank this Week: 158

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Feb 20

    Melbourne

    Melbourne
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Australia this week, for meetings and for little bit of a look around. The first stop on this sojourn down under was in Melbourne, in the Australian state of Victoria, on the Southeastern quadrant of…
  • Feb 19

    A Closer Look at Securities Litigation Involving Life Sciences Companie

    A Closer Look at Securities Litigation Involving Life Sciences Companie
    As I noted in my survey of 2016 securities class action litigation (here), one of the factors contributing to the rise in securities litigation last year was the volume of litigation filed against companies in the life sciences sector.…
  • Feb 16

    Book Review: Federal Securities Litigation

    Book Review: Federal Securities Litigation
    The interpretation and application of the federal securities laws has in recent years proven to be a rapidly changing arena. For that reason, it is a particularly welcome development that the authors of the “Federal Securities…
Rank this Week: 147

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 397

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 20

    President’s Day: remembering Calvin Coolidge…

    President’s Day: remembering Calvin Coolidge…
    …for his civil rights legacy, in my new post at Cato. More on the Calvin Coolidge record from Cato colleagues Gene Healy (reviewing Amity Shlaes’s biography), more, and Dan Mitchell. Tags: WO writings President’s Day:…
  • Feb 20

    Workplace roundup

    Workplace roundup
    Bad idea keeps spreading: “Philadelphia to Prohibit Asking Job Applicants About Their Prior Wage History” [Ford Harrison] Bill introduced in Maryland legislature [Danielle Gaines, Frederick News-Post on HB 398] “New York…
  • Feb 19

    “Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress”

    “Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress”
    “An adulterous businessman in southern France is seeking damages of up to 45 million euros ($48 million) from Uber over his wife’s discovery of his extra-marital rides, his lawyer and a report said Friday.” According to the…
Rank this Week: 49

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 20

    Negada liminar a subprocurador-geral da República que questionava suspensão por 90 dia

    Negada liminar a subprocurador-geral da República que questionava suspensão por 90 dia
    O ministro Marco Aurélio, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou liminar por meio do qual o subprocurador-geral da República M.G.M.F. buscava suspender ato do Conselho Nacional do Ministério Público (CNMP)…
  • Feb 20

    Suspensa concessão de aposentadoria especial de professores a servidora paranaense

    Suspensa concessão de aposentadoria especial de professores a servidora paranaense
    O ministro Edson Fachin, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), suspendeu os efeitos de decisão que concedeu o benefício de aposentadoria especial de professores a uma servidora municipal de Cianorte (PR). Em análise…
  • Feb 20

    Quadro Saiba Mais aborda o tema abuso sexual no Carnaval

    Quadro Saiba Mais aborda o tema abuso sexual no Carnaval
    Às vésperas do Carnaval, o Saiba Mais, quadro exibido no canal do Supremo Tribunal Federal no YouTube, trata das diversas formas de abordagens inadequadas de homens a mulheres, que se intensificam nos eventos…
Rank this Week: 109

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 20

    Blank Presents The Timing Of Tax Transparency Today At Pepperdine

    Blank Presents The Timing Of Tax Transparency Today At Pepperdine
    Joshua Blank (NYU) presents The Timing of Tax Transparency, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. ___ (2017), at Pepperdine today as part of our Tax Policy Workshop Series funded in part by a generous gift from Scott Racine: Fairness in the administration of…
  • Feb 20

    Revenge Of The Tax Nerd

    Revenge Of The Tax Nerd
    Weekly Standard, Revenge of the Nerds: How the Prosperity Caucus and the Joint Economic Committee drove the tax reform debate. If some sort of fundamental tax reform does occur this year—and the odds of its happening are looking good—the…
  • Feb 20

    Ball & Viswanathan:From Business Tax Theory To Practice

    Ball & Viswanathan:From Business Tax Theory To Practice
    Alina S. Ball (UC-Hastings) & Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings), From Business Tax Theory to Practice: The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in the number of business law clinics in legal academia. This increase in clinical…
Rank this Week: 6

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Actual Fraud is it Fraud to Receive Fraudulent Transfers?

    Actual Fraud is it Fraud to Receive Fraudulent Transfers?
    One issue that has come before the Supreme Court is what is actual fraud, and does actual fraud included fraudulent transfers.  Stated in another way, is it fraud to accept a fraudulent transfer.  For a long time the answer depended…
  • Feb 15

    Florida Estate Planning For Second Marriage

    Florida Estate Planning For Second Marriage
    In Florida it can be crucial to do Estate Planning For Second Marriage More and more Americans are getting remarried which is causing estate planning to become more complex.  People are living much longer than in the past, which means…
  • Feb 3

    The Importance of a Durable Power of Attorney

    The Importance of a Durable Power of Attorney
    A Durable Power of Attorney is an important document, but sometimes having one can cause problems. A recent Florida court ruling scored a major win in the fight against elder abuse. The case established that a health care proxy does not have…
Rank this Week: 225

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 92

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    At the Tiny House Café...

    At the Tiny House Café...
    ... you can talk about whatever you want.(And think about doing your shopping through The Althouse Amazon Portal. If you like nice dollhouses, you might like this bungalow. Or for big within the category of smallness, there this mansion.)
  • Feb 20

    Is this the downfall of Milo?

    Is this the downfall of Milo?
    "Milo Yiannopoulos Disinvited From CPAC Over Pedophilia Commentary."Milo's defense of himself is included at that link:I am a gay man, and a child abuse victim.I would like to restate my utter disgust at adults who sexually abuse minors. I am…
  • Feb 20

    "But the appearance of the name of Felix Sater in this new article in the Times is one of the biggest shoes I've seen drop on the Trump story in some time."

    "But the appearance of the name of Felix Sater in this new article in the Times is one of the biggest shoes I've seen drop on the Trump story in some time."
    Okay, you can go over here if you want to know what Josh Marshall is so exercised about. And here for the underlying NYT article, "A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates."I just want to talk about the mangled…
Rank this Week: 17

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    What is Vehicular Homicide and What Are the Penalties if I’m Charged With this Crime in MA?

    What is Vehicular Homicide and What Are the Penalties if I’m Charged With this Crime in MA?
    In Massachusetts, if you fatally injure another person while recklessly or negligently operating a motor vehicle, you may be charged with vehicular homicide. The severity of the charges you’re facing will be largely dependent on the…
  • Feb 17

    Town Seeks to Increase Mall Security After Gang-Related Shooting at South Shore Mall

    Town Seeks to Increase Mall Security After Gang-Related Shooting at South Shore Mall
    Following a shooting that occurred at the South Shore Plaza earlier this month, town officials are meeting to discuss how to improve security at the mall. The meeting between South Shore’s General Manager Rick Tonzi, the town’s…
  • Feb 14

    The Real Life Consequences of a Drunk Driving Conviction in MA

    The Real Life Consequences of a Drunk Driving Conviction in MA
    It’s common knowledge that getting behind the wheel when you’re intoxicated is a bad idea. But determining whether you’ve had too much to drink isn’t always as cut and dried. In Massachusetts, a blood alcohol…
Rank this Week: 362

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Feb 20

    Morrisons recalls Peppered Beef Slices because of the presence of Listeria

    Morrisons recalls Peppered Beef Slices because of the presence of Listeria
    Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. Product: Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices Pack size: 150g 
‘Use By’ date: 21 February 2017 The presence of…
  • Feb 17

    Minnesota DOA Recalls Sauces for Botulism Risk

    Minnesota DOA Recalls Sauces for Botulism Risk
    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is issuing a consumer advisory for products produced by Dukarani Food Processing, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium…
  • Feb 17

    Egyptian Strawberry Hepatitis A Outbreak

    Egyptian Strawberry Hepatitis A Outbreak
    Beginning in September 2016, several states, CDC, and the FDA investigated a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that frozen strawberries imported from Egypt are the likely source of…
Rank this Week: 136

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: 68

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/
  • Feb 20

    Presidents' Day: Grover Cleveland checks back in.

    Presidents' Day: Grover Cleveland checks back in.
    Speaking of come-back kids, Grover Cleveland was president 1885-1889, was out of office for four years, and then president again 1893-1897. In November 1888, he and former Ohio senator Allen Thurman lost to Civil War general and lawyer…
  • Feb 20

    Happy Birthday, EJB.

    Happy Birthday, EJB.
    Our friend Ellen Bry, an actress and prime time television mainstay (St. Elsewhere, Dexter, Boston Legal, Monk, The Closer) for decades, also known as this blog's in-house photographer, usually works in television. A few years ago she played…
  • Feb 17

    William Beard Hull (1837-1929)

    William Beard Hull (1837-1929)
    William Beard Hull (1837-1929). Born Augusta County, Virginia. In 1856, as oldest son at 19, Bill on saddle horse served as his family's scout to move his parents Dan and Melissa and his six brothers and sisters to Kansas. They...
Rank this Week: 76

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Upcoming FCC Broadcast, Telecom Filing Deadline

    Upcoming FCC Broadcast, Telecom Filing Deadline
    Do you know what upcoming FCC filing deadlines now and through early April apply to you? We do. Note our list is not comprehensive. Other proceedings may apply to you. Please do not hesitate to contact FHH if you have any…
  • Feb 17

    Second Circuit Gives Belated Valentine’s Day Gift to Music Licensees by Ruling for Sirius XM Regarding Its Use of Pre-72 Sound Recording

    Second Circuit Gives Belated Valentine’s Day Gift to Music Licensees by Ruling for Sirius XM Regarding Its Use of Pre-72 Sound Recording
    We previously told you about the Christmas gift that New York’s highest state court had given to licensees that play “oldies” recordings by finding that the owners of those recordings had no right to demand payment when the…
  • Feb 16

    Incentive Auction: Carrier Bidding Gets Specific

    Incentive Auction: Carrier Bidding Gets Specific
    FHH has been following the FCC’s broadcast incentive auction, see the latest stories here and here. Now the auction moves to the next stage — where wireless participants will bid on specific spectrum blocks. This next step, which…
Rank this Week: 875

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: 9

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 777

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 817

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    McCarthy Institute Trademark Seminar 2017

    McCarthy Institute Trademark Seminar 2017
    One of the current challenges in trademark law addressed in Seattle last week at the Amazon Corporate Conference Center, host of the 2017 McCarthy Institute and Microsoft Corporation Symposium, is an issue we have discussed quite a bit here,…
  • Feb 17

    Do I Need a Patent Prior Art Search?

    Do I Need a Patent Prior Art Search?
    This is a common question among many new inventors. To be patentable, an invention must be novel and non-obvious in view of the “prior art.” Prior art includes prior filed patents, patent applications, and other public materials.…
  • Feb 16

    Checking in on Sony’s “Lens-Style Camera” Application

    Checking in on Sony’s “Lens-Style Camera” Application
    Way back in 2015, I blogged about an interesting non-traditional configuration mark application from Sony for its QX100 “Smartphone Attachable Lens-Style Camera” with the PTO. Here we are nearly two years later, and…
Rank this Week: 191

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution
    The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (Vol. 61, no. 3, March 2017) is out. Contents include:Javed Younas & Todd Sandler, Gender Imbalance and Terrorism in Developing Countries Julia Macdonald & Jacquelyn Schneider,…
  • Feb 20

    Call for Papers: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe

    Call for Papers: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe
    The Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa (GWZO) has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe," to take place September 28-29, 2017, in Leipzig.…
  • Feb 20

    Rigney: Postcard from the ICTY: Examining International Criminal Law's Narrative

    Rigney: Postcard from the ICTY: Examining International Criminal Law's Narrative
    Sophie Rigney (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) has posted Postcard from the ICTY: Examining International Criminal Law's Narratives (in International Law's Objects: Emergence, Encounter and Erasure Through Object and Image, Jessie Hohmann &…
Rank this Week: 48

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

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

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 698

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Feb 20

    VAP positions at Lewis and Clark

    VAP positions at Lewis and Clark
    Lewis and Clark Law School is now accepting applications for two VAP positions, both two year positions. One VAP position is in the environmental and energy law program, the other is in the lawyering program. Those interested should contact…
  • Feb 20

    Penn State: Professor of Law and Medicine position

    Penn State: Professor of Law and Medicine position
    Penn State Law (University Park) and the Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey) invite applications for the position of Professor of Law and Medicine. This faculty line is jointly funded by both units (2/3 Law; 1/3 Medicine), with a…
  • Feb 20

    Enchanted Guitar Forest

    Enchanted Guitar Forest
    Reviewed here.
Rank this Week: 89

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 20

    His chair at the table is still empty

    His chair at the table is still empty
    Exactly 24 years ago today my 16-month-old son Riley died from E.coli/HUS during the 1993 “Jack in the Box” outbreak. He was the last of the four young children who paid the ultimate price for failures in food safety protocols at…
  • Feb 19

    Toughest criminal and civil actions were not used during 1Q

    Toughest criminal and civil actions were not used during 1Q
    USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) completed the first quarter of the federal fiscal year without major use of either the civil or criminal courts, which is a bit unusual. The FSIS quarterly enforcement report for the…
  • Feb 19

    Warning letters follow up recent FDA inspection

    Warning letters follow up recent FDA inspection
    Bao International Inc. in La Canada, CA, Mama Turney’s Homemade Pies Inc. and  Southern Aire Seafood Inc., both in Nashville, and MBDR Foods LLC in Lenexa, KS all have one thing in common. They’ve recently received warning…
Rank this Week: 61

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Feb 20

    Smart Contracts: Neither Smart nor Contracts?

    Smart Contracts: Neither Smart nor Contracts?
    Karen Levy has an interesting new article critiquing blockchain-based “smart contracts.”  The first part of her title, “Book-Smart, not Street-Smart,” sums up her point. Here’s a snippet: Though smart…
  • Feb 18

    Mitigating the Increasing Risks of an Insecure Internet of Thing

    Mitigating the Increasing Risks of an Insecure Internet of Thing
    The emergence and proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices on industrial, enterprise, and home networks brings with it unprecedented risk. The potential magnitude of this risk was made concrete in October 2016, when insecure…
  • Feb 15

    Regulation and Anti-Regulation

    Regulation and Anti-Regulation
    [Hi, Freedom to Tinker readers. I’m back at Princeton, having completed my tour of duty as Deputy U.S. CTO, so I can resume writing here. I’ll start with some posts on specific topics, like the one below. As time goes on,…
Rank this Week: 187

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Governor Rauner’s Budget Address Ignores Insurance Company Greed in Workers’ Comp Program

    Governor Rauner’s Budget Address Ignores Insurance Company Greed in Workers’ Comp Program
    Last week, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner gave his annual budget address to the state. In the lengthy speech, Governor Rauner spent most of the time addressing the need for job creation in the state and the reasons for businesses…
  • Feb 7

    FDA Strongly Urges Parents to Avoid Infant Teething Tablet

    FDA Strongly Urges Parents to Avoid Infant Teething Tablet
    As any parent knows, teething feels like a phase that might never end. The constant irritability and tears have led many parents to turn to what feels like a safe, natural solution: homeopathic teething tablets. Amazon, CVS, Target, Walgreens…
  • Feb 2

    Cardinal Health & McKesson Corp. Forced to Pay Huge Sums for Contributing to Deaths of Opioid User

    Cardinal Health & McKesson Corp. Forced to Pay Huge Sums for Contributing to Deaths of Opioid User
    It has become a frequent headline in newspapers and on t.v. news: Americans found slumped over the steering wheel or found at home, dead from an opioid overdose. In August, 174 people overdosed on heroin over 6 days in Cincinnati. In those…
Rank this Week: 495

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Monday Miscellany

    Monday Miscellany
    The 2017 U.S. Chamber International IP Index entitled “The Roots of Innovation” is now available. The Index provides a roadmap of the IP environment of 45 countries. The results can be also consulted via the interactive tool on…
  • Feb 20

    Major changes to trademark law in Turkey: read all about it

    Major changes to trademark law in Turkey: read all about it
    The long-awaited New Turkish IP Code of Industrial Property, no. 6769, entered into force upon publication in the Official Gazette of January 10, 2017. The new Code repeals and replaces the Decree Laws on Patents and Utility Models, Trademark…
  • Feb 16

    Tartan Army scores own goal?

    Tartan Army scores own goal?
    The defenders' magazineVia Katfriend Gill Grassie (Brodies LLP) comes a trade mark story from Scotland, that tells the tale of the trade mark ‘Tartan Army, its alleged infringement, and the resulting decisionby the Court of Session. The…
Rank this Week: 31

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 20

    Patently-O Reader Survey – Thank you!

    Patently-O Reader Survey – Thank you!
    A team of students from the University of Missouri School of Journalism (AdZou) is using Patently-O as their capstone project.  As part of that project, they have created the following 10-minute survey that will help provide some…
  • Feb 20

    Google v. Oracle: Fair Use of a Copyrighted API

    Google v. Oracle: Fair Use of a Copyrighted API
    by Dennis Crouch Google v. Oracle (Fed. Cir. 2017) (pending software API copyright case) In its return-trip to the Federal Circuit, the Oracle’s JAVA-Copyright case against Google appears have some chance of once again making…
  • Feb 16

    In Defense of the Federal Circuit: TC Heartland and Patent Venue

    In Defense of the Federal Circuit: TC Heartland and Patent Venue
    Guest Post by Professors Megan M. La Belle & Paul R. Gugliuzza Patent litigation is, as we all know, highly concentrated in a small number of districts.  Most notably—some might say, notoriously—the rural Eastern District…
Rank this Week: 53

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 20

    Cambodia approves law allowing judges to dissolve political partie

    Cambodia approves law allowing judges to dissolve political partie
    [JURIST] A new law passed on Monday by Cambodia’s parliament gives the Supreme Court the power to dissolve any political parties it finds unconstitutional. This law is seen [AFP report] as an attempt by Cambodian premier Hun Sen [BBC…
  • Feb 20

    Malta protesters oppose draft bill that could limit freedom of speech

    Malta protesters oppose draft bill that could limit freedom of speech
    [JURIST] A draft bill [text, PDF, in Maltese] proposed by the Maltese government [official website] that aims to regulate online news could inhibit freedom of speech, argued protesters Sunday. At the protest, which was organized by the…
  • Feb 20

    Egypt top court upholds death penalty for soccer rioter

    Egypt top court upholds death penalty for soccer rioter
    [JURIST] Egypt’s Court of Cassation [official website, in Arabic], the nation’s highest court, on Monday upheld the death penalty for 10 men involved in the Port Said Stadium Riot [NYT report] in which more than 70 individuals…
Rank this Week: 12

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
Rank this Week: 862

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Feb 20

    The best law firm marketing list money can buy

    The best law firm marketing list money can buy
    Have you ever rented a mailing list? If you handle estate planning, for example, you can rent a list of AARP members in your area and mail a letter inviting them to your seminar, offering them your ebook on estate planning essentials, or…
  • Feb 17

    Inspiration is its own reward

    Inspiration is its own reward
    I’m a “how to” kinda guy. When I read a book or article, watch a video or listen to a training, I’m looking for information I can use to improve my business or personal life. I want to know what to do and how to do it.…
  • Feb 16

    If you aren’t better, be different

    If you aren’t better, be different
    I often talk about the value of showing prospective clients how you are “better or different” than other lawyers who do what you do. In The Attorney Marketing Formula, I show you how to do that, and how to construct your…
Rank this Week: 680