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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 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 486

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: 537

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/
  • Dec 31

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Feb 1

    Texas Securities Commissioner Orders Firm To Stop Selling Pension Stream

    Texas Securities Commissioner Orders Firm To Stop Selling Pension Stream
    John Morgan, the Texas securities commissioner, is ordering SoBell Corp. and its owner Andrew Gamber to stop selling its Pension Income Stream Program in the state of Texas. SoBell, which is based in Mississippi, executes agreements with…
Rank this Week: 152

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: 89

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 134

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 18

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 11

    Small business ‘an engine of growth’ in Maryland

    Small business ‘an engine of growth’ in Maryland
    Whether it’s a salon or a tech startup growing in a Baltimore incubator, Maryland is a state of small businesses. More than half of Maryland’s private workforce is employed by a small business, and those firms make up 97.5 percent…
  • Feb 11

    Report says TEDCO spurred nearly $1B in economic activity in 2015

    Report says TEDCO spurred nearly $1B in economic activity in 2015
    For TEDCO, 2015 was a very good year. The organization’s total contribution to the Maryland economy last year was nearly $1 billion, and its efforts generated 4,358 jobs, according to a report published by the nonprofit Battelle…
  • Feb 11

    State seeks Md. high court review of Freddie Gray appeals issue

    State seeks Md. high court review of Freddie Gray appeals issue
    The state attorney general’s office has asked the Court of Appeals to take on the appeals pending for five of the six Freddie Gray cases and resolve the issue of the state’s immunity statute as it applies to Officer William…
Rank this Week: 428

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 11

    CASH FOR TEEN DISORDER CLUBHOUSES

    CASH FOR TEEN DISORDER CLUBHOUSES
    Governor Cuomo Awards $1.6 Million to Support New Clubhouses for Teens and Young Adults Battling Addiction Facilities Give Young People a Safe Place to Support Each Other in Recovery Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced…
  • Feb 11

    WE'RE DEPRESSED?

    WE'RE DEPRESSED?
    Americans' View of Situation in U.S. Remains Depressed by Frank Newport Story Highlights Four in 10 Americans rate the current situation in U.S. as positive This is below the historical average, although similar to…
  • Feb 11

    PERILOUS PLAYGROUND PAINT

    PERILOUS PLAYGROUND PAINT
    Playground paints should be monitored to reduce potential danger to public health University of Plymouth IMAGE: Scientists discovered lead content up to 40 times greater than recommended concentrations, along with higher than…
Rank this Week: 12

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 11

    FCC Announces Millimeter Wave Workshop

    FCC Announces Millimeter Wave Workshop
    We’ve written about the great potential for putting the millimeter wave band to use through emerging technologies currently in active development. If you didn’t believe us, maybe you’ll believe the FCC, which will be…
  • Feb 11

    Tips on Negotiating the Acquisition of a Telecommunications System

    Tips on Negotiating the Acquisition of a Telecommunications System
    When it’s time to replace your telecom system, the devil is in the details – and there are a lot of details. Virtually every business depends on its telecommunications systems – and the bigger the company, the more crucial,…
  • Feb 9

    KidVid Reports Moving to LMS

    KidVid Reports Moving to LMS
    Starting March 31, Form 398 will be filed through the Licensing and Management System portal Attention, all you Class A and commercial TV licensees. The Commission has announced that the next time you go to file a quarterly Children’s…
Rank this Week: 879

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    Henderson on Legal Use of Crisis Discourse

    Henderson on Legal Use of Crisis Discourse
    Laura M. Henderson, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, has published Crisis in the Courtroom: The Conditions of Possibility for Ruptures in Legal Discourse. Here is the abstract.This article addresses the conditions of possibility for the…
  • Feb 11

    Liston on Substance and Process in Canadian Public Law

    Liston on Substance and Process in Canadian Public Law
    Mary Liston, University of British Columbia School of Law, is publishing Transubstantiation in Canadian Public Law: Processing Substance and Instantiating Process in Public Law Adjudication in Common Law Systems: Process and Substance (John…
  • Feb 11

    Law and Humanities, the Flint Water Crisis, and "An Enemy of the People"

    Law and Humanities, the Flint Water Crisis, and "An Enemy of the People"
    Mae Kuykendall, Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law, has published an op-ed in the Detroit Free Press on the Flint water crisis, discussing some similarities between the involvement of government officials in the…
Rank this Week: 375

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Pennsylvania Legislative Histories Collection

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Pennsylvania Legislative Histories Collection
    Interested in the legislative intent of Pennsylvania enacted laws? Jenkins Law Library’s collection of nearly 1400 Pennsylvania legislative histories might be able to help. The Jenkins librarians have used the Pennsylvania Legislative…
  • Feb 4

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide
    Do you need help finding a place to start your legal research? Check out Jenkins' Resource Guides. Compiled by Jenkins' Reference Librarians, these guides highlight the sources available to Jenkins' members in the library and remotely on your…
  • Jan 28

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016
    According to Pa.R.C.P. 238, the calculation of damages for delay is based upon the prime rate in the first edition of the Wall Street Journal for a particular year (see Pa.R.C.P. 238 for more detail on how rate is calculated).  A…
Rank this Week: 742

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/
Rank this Week: 3

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

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Feb 11

    #The3Llife: Gratitude

    #The3Llife: Gratitude
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 3L at UCLA Law I’ve written about gratitude before, but it bears repeating. Gratitude—saying thank you or expressing appreciation towards another person—brings joy into that person’s…
  • Feb 10

    #The2Llife: Getting Involved

    #The2Llife: Getting Involved
    GUEST BLOG by Lauren Rose, 2L at University of Detroit Mercy  This may sound cheesey . . . . . . and you can think of me as a cornball or whatever, but I think it is so very important to get involved in law […]
  • Feb 10

    #The1Llife: Pressing On After A Lo

    #The1Llife: Pressing On After A Lo
    GUEST BLOG by Dani Gies, 1L at UCLA School of Law This post is going to be of a different tone than my previous ones. Last Thursday, I lost my great uncle to lymphoma. He was more like my uncle and second dad to my […]
Rank this Week: 859

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 11

    Americans really are in a populist mood, if their attitude towards executive compensation is any evidence

    Americans really are in a populist mood, if their attitude towards executive compensation is any evidence
    Broc Romanek: Here’s the teaser for this new set of survey results from Stanford: Recently, the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University conducted a nationwide survey of 1,202... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Feb 11

    Obama administration to defy spirit, if not the letter of the Supreme Court stay

    Obama administration to defy spirit, if not the letter of the Supreme Court stay
    Michael Greve points out that: In two noteworthy instances—the President’s “deferred action” immigration plan and, as of yesterday, his “clean power” plan—the federal courts have told the... [[ This…
  • Feb 11

    Maybe Nevada really is worse than Delaware

    Maybe Nevada really is worse than Delaware
    If you're a shareholder, you might think twice about investing in Nevada corporations. Case in point from Keith Paul Bishop: In a recent blog post, Delaware lawyer Francis Pileggi discusses a recent... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 107

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 912

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

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 293

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 11

    Increasing Scrutiny Placed On Private Museum

    Increasing Scrutiny Placed On Private Museum
    Art has often been viewed as a good investment opportunity by many investors. “In recent years, many wealthy individuals have sought to convert their personal art collections into private museums as a way of reducing taxes while retaining…
  • Feb 11

    Issues With The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

    Issues With The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
    According to the U.S. Treasury Department there has been a sharp rise in the number of American expats renouncing their U.S. citizenship. The Tax Foundation has provided data suggesting a strong correlation between the passage of the Foreign…
  • Feb 11

    Article On Marijuana And Estate Planning

    Article On Marijuana And Estate Planning
    Gerry W. Beyer (Professor of Law, Texas Tech University) & Brooke Dacus (California Lutheran University) recently published an article entitled, Puff, the Magic Dragon and the Estate Planner, Tex. A&M J. Prop. L.. Provided below is an…
Rank this Week: 22

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Feb 11

    Draft Environmental Report Issued for Pacific NorthWest LNG Project

    Draft Environmental Report Issued for Pacific NorthWest LNG Project
    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has released a draft environmental assessment for the Petronas-sponsored Pacific NorthWest LNG liquefaction and export terminal near Lelu Island, British Columbia.  The report concludes that…
  • Feb 9

    Bear Head LNG and Pieridae Energy Each Receive Authority to Export LNG Produced from U.S. Ga

    Bear Head LNG and Pieridae Energy Each Receive Authority to Export LNG Produced from U.S. Ga
    Bear Head LNG and Pieridae Energy each announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted them separate authority to export as LNG gas imported from the United States to each company’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export…
  • Feb 9

    Venture Global LNG Announces Purchase Deal with Shell NA LNG

    Venture Global LNG Announces Purchase Deal with Shell NA LNG
    Venture Global LNG, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC (Venture Global Calcasieu Pass), has entered into a 20-year sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with Shell NA LNG LLC (Shell), under which Shell has…
Rank this Week: 138

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Feb 11

    Employer entitled to reimbursement of training costs from employee who leaves employ prematurely

    Employer entitled to reimbursement of training costs from employee who leaves employ prematurely
    Was an employer entitled to recoup the costs of a training program it provided for an employee who, upon completion, left for other employment? Or was the lawsuit pursued by the employer just an effort to circumvent the FLSA’s…
  • Feb 11

    Research Librarie

    Research Librarie
    Employment Law Library Human Resources Compliance Library The WK Labor & Employment Law Library provides publications in a single comprehensive source for labor and employment law. WK publications include fair employment practices,…
  • Feb 11

    Employee ‘encouraged’ sexual advances, so quid pro quo claim fail

    Employee ‘encouraged’ sexual advances, so quid pro quo claim fail
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. A BNSF employee, who admitted she had consensual sex with a coworker in the hopes that he would help her avoid termination for repeated attendance violations, failed to provide evidence that sexual conduct by the…
Rank this Week: 419

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Feb 11

    Pew Trust Mobile Payments Page Goes Live

    Pew Trust Mobile Payments Page Goes Live
    Here, complete with a white paper from Mark Budnitz. Here are the first four paragraphs of that white paper: As the popularity of mobile payments grows, it becomes increasingly important to understand the legal framework in which these…
  • Feb 11

    Food expiration date

    Food expiration date
    Do expiration (or "sell by") dates on packaged/bottled foods protect consumers' health and safety, or do they just encourage consumers to throw out perfectly good food (and then buy more)? Or is the answer somewhere in between? In September…
  • Feb 11

    Is the U.S. tradition of restaurant tipping fair (or unfair) to restaurant workers and consumers?

    Is the U.S. tradition of restaurant tipping fair (or unfair) to restaurant workers and consumers?
    The issue has been getting attention recently and is the subject of The Case for Tipping and Unrestricted Tip-Pooling by law profs Samuel Estreicher and Jonathan Remy Nash. Here is the abstract: Going against the well-established tipping norm…
Rank this Week: 72

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 188

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Feb 11

    Sweet or Sour? The Problem with Office Valentine

    Sweet or Sour? The Problem with Office Valentine
    Although Valentine’s Day usually brings pleasant thoughts of chocolates and other sweets, the thought of romance at work can leave a bitter taste for employers. In Vault.com’s 2016 Office Romance Survey, half of those surveyed…
  • Feb 9

    San Francisco Retail Workers Bill of Rights Final Rules Effective March 1

    San Francisco Retail Workers Bill of Rights Final Rules Effective March 1
    Last year, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed two ordinances called the Formula Retail Employee Rights Ordinances, also known as the “Retail Workers Bill of Rights,” addressing scheduling, hours and retention at retail…
  • Feb 5

    More Outrageous Excuses for Being Late to Work

    More Outrageous Excuses for Being Late to Work
    Some people have a hard time getting to work on time. A new survey from CareerBuilder asked employees how often they come in late to work: 1 in 4 workers (25 percent) admitted they do it at least once a month, and 13 percent say it’s a…
Rank this Week: 540

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 11

    Throwback Thursday: Kevin R. Johnson

    Throwback Thursday: Kevin R. Johnson
    Same enigmatic smile, slightly greyer hair Today's Throwback Thursday focuses on Kevin R. Johnson, Dean of the U.C. Davis School of Law and absurdly prolific writer of books (yes, plural), articles, book chapters, and blog posts (appearing on…
  • Feb 11

    United States v. Texas – The road to perpetual immigration gridlock?

    United States v. Texas – The road to perpetual immigration gridlock?
    Here is my contribution to SCOTUSBlog on-line symposium on United States v. Texas. Here is my bottom line: "United States v. Texas raises critically important legal issues concerning the discretion of the executive branch in the…
  • Feb 11

    Senate Committee Investigates Department of Health and Human Services Placement and Care of Unaccompanied Minors by Sadie Weller, Law Student

    Senate Committee Investigates Department of Health and Human Services Placement and Care of Unaccompanied Minors by Sadie Weller, Law Student
    In an effort to protect the vulnerable population of unaccompanied children coming into the United States, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has in place a variety of policies and procedures for their placement and care. In…
Rank this Week: 16

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

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Feb 11

    South Korea and the Heartland Connected by World Wide Water

    South Korea and the Heartland Connected by World Wide Water
    By Jeffery Robichaud Here in Kansas, we are the EPA Regional Office that is farthest from an international border. But surprisingly, we still get our own share of out-of-town visitors. In August 2015, scientists from our Drinking Water…
  • Feb 11

    The power goes out, but the water flows on

    The power goes out, but the water flows on
    by Patti Kay Wisniewski Have you ever wondered how water continues flowing to your faucet even when your power goes out?  Lots of us take this fact for granted, because losing water service is so rare. That’s no accident.…
  • Feb 10

    Teaching to Lead

    Teaching to Lead
    By Malavika Sahai and Jonathan Leslie About the Authors: Malavika Sahai and Jonathan Leslie were summer interns at EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice. Malavika is studying Environmental Policy and Planning and Geography at Virginia…
Rank this Week: 219

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 128

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 11

    Ministros já assinaram mais de 2,5 mil decisões por meio de aplicativo

    Ministros já assinaram mais de 2,5 mil decisões por meio de aplicativo
    A Secretaria de Tecnologia da Informação (STI) do Supremo Tribunal Federal desenvolveu e colocou à disposição dos ministros, desde setembro de 2015, o Assinador Móvel, aplicativo que permite revisar e…
  • Feb 11

    Ministro determina repasse de duodécimo à Defensoria Pública de Minas Gerai

    Ministro determina repasse de duodécimo à Defensoria Pública de Minas Gerai
    O ministro Edson Fachin, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), deferiu pedido de liminar na Arguição de Descumprimento de Preceito Fundamental (ADPF) 384 para determinar o repasse de duodécimo referente à…
  • Feb 11

    Mantida prisão preventiva do ex-deputado federal André Varga

    Mantida prisão preventiva do ex-deputado federal André Varga
    O ministro Teori Zavascki, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), indeferiu pedido de medida cautelar no Habeas Corpus (HC) 132295 e manteve a prisão preventiva do ex-deputado federal André Vargas, preso desde abril de 2015 em…
Rank this Week: 108

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 5

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 397

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/
  • Feb 11

    Fleischer on Charitable Tax Subsidies & Distributive Justice

    Fleischer on Charitable Tax Subsidies & Distributive Justice
    Miranda Perry Fleischer (University of San Diego School of Law) has posted How is the Opera Like a Soup Kitchen? (The Philosophical Foundations of Tax Law (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming 2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The…
  • Feb 11

    Somin on "Democratic Reason" by Landemore

    Somin on "Democratic Reason" by Landemore
    Ilya Somin (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Why Political Ignorance Undermines the Wisdom of the Many (Critical Review, Vol. 26, Nos. 1-2, pp. 151-169, 2014 (Symposium on Hélène Landemore’s Democratic Reason: Politics,…
  • Feb 11

    Griffin on Informal Constitutional Change

    Griffin on Informal Constitutional Change
    Stephen M. Griffin (Tulane University Law School) has posted Understanding Informal Constitutional Change on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Amid much recent American work on the problem of informal constitutional change, this article stakes out…
Rank this Week: 10

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    Huge win for the FPD's office...

    Huge win for the FPD's office...
    ...in the Florida Supreme Court for Tracy Dreispul who raised the issue in the 11th Circuit.  This is going to affect a lot of cases. This case is before the Court for review of a question of Florida law certified by the United States…
  • Feb 10

    Love is in the air...

    Love is in the air...
    ... at the PD's office!  Check out this nice Herald article about two APDs:It was not love at first sight, no. Brad Horenstein and Daniela Torrealba met when they were taken to lunch by their respective bosses while working as interns…
  • Feb 9

    Legal debates...

    Legal debates...
    First: "What's harder, for a man to do 30 pushups or a woman to do 14?"  That's from Althouse discussing the 4th Circuit case of Bauer v. Lynch, which addresses the requirements for the FBI:"Whether physical fitness standards…
Rank this Week: 163

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 212

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 11

    Introducing Maike Isaac

    Introducing Maike Isaac
    It is our great pleasure today to introduce Maike Isaac as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Maike received a Master of Law degree (LL.M.) in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from Viadrina University in Germany and a Master…
  • Feb 11

    The Prosecution of Sexual Violence against Men in International Criminal Law

    The Prosecution of Sexual Violence against Men in International Criminal Law
    International criminal law has been vital in fostering the understanding of sexual violence against women in armed conflict as a weapon of war that targets a woman’s role in society. In particular, the jurisprudence of the International…
  • Feb 11

    Write On! Call for Papers: Colonial Law Conference, Helsinki (deadline March 1)

    Write On! Call for Papers: Colonial Law Conference, Helsinki (deadline March 1)
    The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Helsinki has announced a call for papers for the Conference “Law Between Global and Colonial: Techniques of Empire,” to be held…
Rank this Week: 40

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
Rank this Week: 753

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Feb 11

    Guard sued for lawyer drug-smuggling accusation

    Guard sued for lawyer drug-smuggling accusation
    One Edmonton correctional officer’s outrageous alleged remarks about female lawyers smuggling narcotics in their uteruses is not necessarily a sign of an anti-lawyer culture in the city’s jails. “You can certainly…
  • Feb 11

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 11, 2016

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 11, 2016
    Canada Dennis Oland faces sentencing for murder in Saint John, Canadian Press Trial continues for two men accused of Tim Bosma murder in Hamilton, Canadian Press Top Toronto police officer resigns after suggesting the force is in crisis,…
  • Feb 10

    CBA to urge New Brunswick to reconsider court closure

    CBA to urge New Brunswick to reconsider court closure
    The Canadian Bar Association plans to pass a resolution this month to urge the government of New Brunswick to reconsider its decision to close four provincial courts. The government has announced it’s permanently shutting down courts in…
Rank this Week: 426

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    North Carolina Blue Cross Struggling

    North Carolina Blue Cross Struggling
    Last month, we reported on some of the major challenges facing the Tar Heel State's Blue Cross/Shield:"[M]essing up plan selections and effective dates, and dropping the ball on confirmations ... increasing security and safety measures at…
  • Feb 11

    MVNHS© Struggling

    MVNHS© Struggling
    Britain's Much Vaunted National Health System© is "on its knees:""[T]hanks to migrants from the European Union (EU) taking advantage of free movement rules.Cancer treatment can cost up to £200,000 for the UK’s socialised…
  • Feb 10

    Genworth Struggling

    Genworth Struggling
    Several days ago, Genworth Financial (one of the major LTCi carriers) suspended "new sales of life insurance products and fixed annuities to help reverse financial losses."On the one hand, this should save the troubled carrier upwards of "$50…
Rank this Week: 56

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 35

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Feb 11

    The Stories Behind the Government’s Newly Released Army Abuse Photo

    The Stories Behind the Government’s Newly Released Army Abuse Photo
    42 photos we unearthed are connected to 14 separate cases of alleged or proven detainee abuse. Last week, in response to a long-running ACLU lawsuit, the Defense Department released 198 photos relating to prisoner abuse by U.S. military…
  • Feb 11

    Anti-LGBT Bills Defeated, But South Dakota, Others Show Love Has Not Won

    Anti-LGBT Bills Defeated, But South Dakota, Others Show Love Has Not Won
    For love to truly win, we have to stop the hate in state legislatures. It’s official: We’re seeing a pattern of extremes emerge in the first legislative session following the national recognition of marriage equality. The 2016…
  • Feb 10

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy & Free Speech

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy & Free Speech
    Good practices aren’t just the right thing to do, they’re good for the bottom line. Last year, the privacy and free speech mistakes of tech companies led to tons of embarrassing and costly stories. Often, these missteps would have…
Rank this Week: 84

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    CAFC tackles IPR amendments in Nike v. Adida

    CAFC tackles IPR amendments in Nike v. Adida
    The outcome:This appeal arises from the inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,011 (the ’011 patent) owned by Nike, Inc. (Nike). The United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) granted…
  • Feb 11

    Should Bank of America be giving lectures to USPTO employees?

    Should Bank of America be giving lectures to USPTO employees?
    IPBiz got a chuckle from the Bloomberg post titled --Wall Street Is Trying to Beat Silicon Valley at Its Own Game--, which included the textIn January dozens of government patent examiners gathered in a suburban Washington lecture hall to…
  • Feb 10

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC
    In Transweb v. 3M, Seth Waxman argued for the appellant 3M, but the CAFC affirmed the judgment of Judge FaithS. Hochberg of DNJ. The beginning of the opinion shows the extent of 3M's loss:3M sued TransWeb for infringement of several…
Rank this Week: 45

Native American Legal Update

Native American Legal Update

Covers Native American art, gaming, employment, and treaties. By Foster Pepper.

http://www.nativelegalupdate.com/
  • Feb 11

    One Ad We DID NOT See During The Super Bowl

    One Ad We DID NOT See During The Super Bowl
    Changethemascot.org and the National Congress of American Indians have produced a powerful video regarding the heritage and identity of Native American nations and people, entitled "Proud To Be".  The full video can be seen HERE.
  • Jan 27

    US Fish & Wildlife Service Announces New Native American Cooperation Policy

    US Fish & Wildlife Service Announces New Native American Cooperation Policy
      (Loren Holmes photo) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the adoption of an updated Native American policy, emphasizing the need for federal collaboration with tribes to protect natural resources and tribal cultural…
  • Jan 20

    NCAI President Seeks Improved US/Tribal Trust Relationship

    NCAI President Seeks Improved US/Tribal Trust Relationship
    National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby delivered the annual State of Indian Nations address in Washington, D.C., calling on the federal government to enact legislation to support tribes as they seek to encourage…
Rank this Week: 779

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/
  • Feb 11

    CityLab features work integrating transferable sharing rights into London's sharing economy

    CityLab features work integrating transferable sharing rights into London's sharing economy
    Late last year, I was approached by several computer scientists about their desire to propose a regulatory system for short-term rentals in London based upon the transferable sharing rights model I had proposed in an article forthcoming from…
  • Feb 10

    New study shows rural western counties with federal lands fare better than those without

    New study shows rural western counties with federal lands fare better than those without
    Headwaters Economics has a new study out looking at the effects of federal public lands on the economies of rural western communities. Here are the three big takeaways: From 1970-2014, western rural counties with the highest share of federal…
  • Feb 9

    Problems with LOS as a measure of transportation impact

    Problems with LOS as a measure of transportation impact
    In a recent webinar regarding changes to analyzing transportation impacts under the California Environmental Quality Act, there was one slide that caught my attention more than the rest: 8 reasons why LOS is a failed measure of transportation…
Rank this Week: 166