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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
Rank this Week: 38

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

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

    IVR World Congre

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

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 542

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

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

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

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

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

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

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 281

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

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

    TRU assistant professor publishes paper on global animal law

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

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

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

    Legal news roundup - July 31, 2015

    Legal news roundup - July 31, 2015
    Canada B.C. refuses to sign pledge to protect transgender people, Canadian Press Officer who killed himself was RCMP scapegoat, says wife, Canadian Press Reality-show stars face assault, obstruction charges, Canadian Press   United…
Rank this Week: 306

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 116

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

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Aug 2

    Litton on Execution Protocol Reform

    Litton on Execution Protocol Reform
    Paul Litton (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted On the Argument That Execution Protocol Reform is Biomedical Research (90 Washington L. Rev. Online 87 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Regardless of whether the Supreme…
  • Aug 1

    Gershowitz on Cell Phone Searche

    Gershowitz on Cell Phone Searche
    Adam M. Gershowitz (William & Mary Law School) has posted The Post-Riley Search Warrant: Search Protocols and Particularity in Cell Phone Searches on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Last year, in Riley v. California, the Supreme Court…
  • Jul 31

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law
    Dan M. Kahan (Yale University - Law School) has posted Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of Emotion in Criminal Law: An Essay Inspired by Bill Stuntz (prepublication draft of Kahan, D. M. (2011). Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of…
Rank this Week: 291

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 2

    When Bloggers Get Appointed to the Bench

    When Bloggers Get Appointed to the Bench
    In 2015, practitioners in all types of firms blog. It’s a necessity of modern practice these days, and most have come around to understanding the importance of some social media presence. If you don’t create your online footprint,…
  • Aug 2

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Aug 2

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries…
Rank this Week: 131

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Injury Crash Ponderosa and Ridgewood in Post Fall

    Injury Crash Ponderosa and Ridgewood in Post Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 2

    District 1 - Injury Crash Northbound US95 at MP 463.5

    District 1 - Injury Crash Northbound US95 at MP 463.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 2

    Final Update InjuryCrash southbound I15 near exit 36

    Final Update InjuryCrash southbound I15 near exit 36
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 215

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

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Aug 2

    Tampa Gets a Little Greener

    Tampa Gets a Little Greener
    Coast Bike Share, a local Tampa company that offers an affordable bike rental program, recently announced they reached over 10,000 members. For over seven months now, Coast Bike Share has been working to provide 300 rentable bicycles to the…
  • Aug 2

    Tampa Bay Customers Up Set With Allegiant’s Insurance Program

    Tampa Bay Customers Up Set With Allegiant’s Insurance Program
    Allegiant Air has had a fair number of complaints in recent days, but one of the more dominant ones that has been rising repeatedly is an issue surrounding its offered trip insurance. While on the surface this seems like a... The post Tampa…
  • Aug 1

    Tampa Police Notice Spike In Calls Over This Cell Phone Case

    Tampa Police Notice Spike In Calls Over This Cell Phone Case
    Law enforcement in Pasco County, Florida, have recently noticed a spike in a new type of cell phone carrying case that can potentially create a disastrous consequence. These modified cell phone cases are shaped to look like guns, and…
Rank this Week: 420

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: 342

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    AllState, State Farm Insurance Unfair?

    AllState, State Farm Insurance Unfair?
      Is State Farm or Allstate Insurance giving you what you feel is  an unfair offer on your auto accident?  As a Sacramento Auto Accident Lawyer since 1982, I am often asked why the offers from insurance companies are so low.…
  • Aug 1

    Trauma and Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Trauma and Trigeminal Neuralgia
    Trauma and Trigeminal Neuralgia Trigeminal neuralgia involves extreme pain in the face caused by damage or inflammation to the trigeminal nerve or the fifth cranial nerve. There are three branches to the trigeminal nerve, any one of which can…
  • Jul 31

    Concussions are common Injuries in Motorcycle and Auto Accident

    Concussions are common Injuries in Motorcycle and Auto Accident
    Concussions and closed head injuries, also known as traumatic brain injuries, are common injuries following an auto or motorcycle accident.  I have represented many clients over the years with these types of injuries and…
Rank this Week: 157

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 165

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 2

    IP JUSTICE JOURNAL: Internet Infrastructure and IP Censorship

    IP JUSTICE JOURNAL: Internet Infrastructure and IP Censorship
    By David G. Post – August 1, 2015 Full Article as .PDF “Many scholars and other observers of developments in Internet governance, law, and policy have commented upon an unusual and important phenomenon that has become more…
  • Aug 2

    Google chemtrails: A methodology to analyze topic representation in search engine result

    Google chemtrails: A methodology to analyze topic representation in search engine result
    Via First Monday – Andrea Ballatore – “Search engine results influence the visibility of different viewpoints in political, cultural, and scientific debates. Treating search engines as editorial products with intrinsic…
  • Aug 2

    America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015

    America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015
    ChildStats.gov: “The number of American infants born before the 37th week of pregnancy dropped slightly in 2013, as did the percentage of children with asthma under the age of 17. The percentage of teens who experienced a major…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 54

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Aug 2

    Shut Up and Write

    Shut Up and Write
    An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education describes an innovative idea for academic writing: schedule a meeting time with colleagues where you write. "No idle chatter, no workshopping manuscripts, no wasting time, just a bunch of…
  • Jul 29

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer
    The Association of American Law Schools Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers will present a panel at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York on the topic of "Recruiting LL.M. Students: Promises, Expectations, Resources, and…
  • Jul 24

    Applied Legal Storytelling Conference Updates & Photos!

    Applied Legal Storytelling Conference Updates & Photos!
    Chapter Five of the Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, hosted by Seattle Law School, concluded Thursday evening with a lovely dinner at Seattle's Rainier Club, courtesy of Seattle Dean Annette Clark. The Conference was "predictably…
Rank this Week: 946

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

Provides insights and commentary on U.S. government regulatory affairs. By Leland E. Beck.

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 271

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 2

    Rep. Sensenbrenner explains why "Now is the time for criminal justice reform"

    Rep. Sensenbrenner explains why "Now is the time for criminal justice reform"
    The Washington Examiner has published this notable new commatary authored by US Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner under the headline "Now is the time for criminal justice reform." Here are excerpts: Over the past three decades, America's…
  • Aug 2

    Prez candidate O'Malley joins chorus of leaders advocating criminal justice reform

    Prez candidate O'Malley joins chorus of leaders advocating criminal justice reform
    This USA Today article reports on the latest presidential candidate's latest discussion of the need for criminal justice reform. The piece is headlined "O'Malley pledges criminal justice reform," and here are the details: Democratic…
  • Aug 1

    Notable recent state criminal justice reforms highlighted by Pew

    Notable recent state criminal justice reforms highlighted by Pew
    The Pew Charitable Trusts has done a lot of important criminal justice reform work at the state level in recent years. These notable recent Pew discussions of state reforms provide an effective review of encouraging reform developments from a…
Rank this Week: 284

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

http://www.illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Curing Writer’s Block With Oscar Peterson

    Curing Writer’s Block With Oscar Peterson
    Overwhelmed by the white screen? Let Oscar Peterson’s piano massage your creative synapses with this 1964 version of C Jam Blues. (Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums.) And remember this tried and true method to forge through…
  • Jul 31

    #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?

    #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?
    Law should seek personal liberty. ABA asked: How would you #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?
  • Jul 17

    Illinois Supreme Ct: De Novo Review For Fact-Dependent Petition To Vacate Old Judgment

    Illinois Supreme Ct: De Novo Review For Fact-Dependent Petition To Vacate Old Judgment
    Warren County Soil is important to Illinois appellate practitioners because it clears the confusion over the standard of review in appeals from orders growing from 2-1401 disputes. (Illinois Civil Procedure Code § 1401 allows relief from…
Rank this Week: 416

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Relive the old-time frustration of typing on a real typewriter.

    Relive the old-time frustration of typing on a real typewriter.
    Here. I did:Click to enlarge. Via Metafilter, where someone bemoans the lack of simulation of the keys jamming when you hit 2 at the same time.
  • Aug 2

    Photo search: U.S. President wearing shorts.

    Photo search: U.S. President wearing shorts.
    Results: 1. Bill Clinton:2. Barack Obama:3. George W. Bush:Check as many as you want.Only Clinton is dressed appropriately, wearing running shorts while out running. Only Clinton and Obama are dressed appropriately, wearing shorts for a…
  • Aug 2

    Who is this?

    Who is this?
    How old is he in this picture?Do you like his tie enough to recommend that men today wear something like that? I do.
Rank this Week: 483

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Lawyer/Parodist Entertainers at the ABA Bar Association Annual Meeting

    Lawyer/Parodist Entertainers at the ABA Bar Association Annual Meeting
    The ABA made certain that CLE was more fun than usual at this year's Annual Meeting by inviting Ethics Follies, a group of lawyer/musicians from Texas who put legal ethics to music, to perform. The group put on an entertainment called…
  • Jul 30

    A New Book On Law and Literature

    A New Book On Law and Literature
    Our good friend Jose Calvo Gonzalez tells us of a newly published book on law and literature. Os Modelos de Juiz: Ensaios de Direito e Literatura (André Karam Trindade e Lenio Luiz Streck, eds., Editora Atlas, São Paulo,…
  • Jul 30

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style
    Via @ArsScripta  Andrew Newman, Stony Brook University, and Brandi So (PhD, Stony Brook, University) have published “It Couldn’t Be Robbery To Steal That”: Artistic Appropriation and Twain's "Jumping Frog."  at 42…
Rank this Week: 76

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 2

    August 3, 2015

    August 3, 2015
  • Aug 2

    Veronica Cool: The dating rules of banking

    Veronica Cool: The dating rules of banking
    Over and over I’m asked about loans, regaled with complaints of relationships gone awry — prompting this particular column. Banking doesn’t need to be so complicated and laborious. First, banking is just like dating. You may…
  • Aug 2

    A time and a place to better know your client

    A time and a place to better know your client
    I often get the feeling that my potential family-law clients are looking for friends willing to listen to them talk about their family problems. Or maybe they need a therapist who will assist them in coping with the difficulties of a failed…
Rank this Week: 213

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Aug 2

    Validity and Finality of Custody Stipulation

    Validity and Finality of Custody Stipulation
    Many custody cases are resolved by agreement. When this happens, the parties often place their agreement on the record, either as an oral stipulation recorded by court stenographer or reduce it to a written agreement. Sometimes,…
  • Jul 12

    New York Legislature Passes New Statute Modifying Temporary and Post-Divorce Spousal Maintenance Formula

    New York Legislature Passes New Statute Modifying Temporary and Post-Divorce Spousal Maintenance Formula
    On June 24, 2015, the New York State Senate passed Bill A7645-2015 which modified the duration and amount of temporary and post-divorce spousal maintenance. The bill passed the State Assembly on June 15th. It is expected to be signed by…
  • Jun 13

    Allocation of Child Care Costs in Child Support Case

    Allocation of Child Care Costs in Child Support Case
    Under New York law, child support consists of two elements: “basic” child support and the “add-ons.”  Domestic Relations Law §240 (1-b)(c)(4) and Domestic Relations Law §240 (1-b)(c)(6) provide that when…
Rank this Week: 906

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Plaintiff MM was 34 years old on the date of the accident

    Plaintiff MM was 34 years old on the date of the accident
    On December 3, 2008, at the conclusion of the liability phase of a bifurcated trial in this action, arising out of auto accident collision on June 5, 2005, the jury determined that defendants R.W. Express LLC and AW were solely at fault in…
  • Jul 31

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    The Finch complaint alleged that the defendants improperly placed the infant in non-kinship foster care; failed to provide federally mandated preventive and reunification services; arbitrarily restricted visits between the infant and his…
  • Jul 29

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    The court is also unpersuaded by Army's arguments that "this is essentially a claim for indemnity with defense" and that the defense and breach of contract claims herein are identical and duplicative of those asserted in the underlying…
Rank this Week: 490

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    MA SJC Leaves Open Judge’s Granting Immunity. One Day…

    MA SJC Leaves Open Judge’s Granting Immunity. One Day…
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently considered a defendant’s challenge that his second degree murder conviction should be overturned because his constitutional rights were violated when the trial judge refused to grant…
  • Jul 30

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Uphold Suppression of Drug in Unlawful Boston Police Search & Seizure

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Uphold Suppression of Drug in Unlawful Boston Police Search & Seizure
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently rejected the Commonwealth’s appeal from the suppression of drug evidence by the trial court, holding that the judge properly suppressed the drugs seized from the defendant because the Boston…
  • Jul 1

    Massachusetts Supreme Court Announces ‘Parental Privilege’ in Child Spanking Case

    Massachusetts Supreme Court Announces ‘Parental Privilege’ in Child Spanking Case
    In a recent appeal from the defendant’s conviction for assault & battery for spanking his child, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the father should have been permitted to assert at trial the ‘parental…
Rank this Week: 240

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 2

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice
    I had the great pleasure of participating on a SEALS panel this morning discussing prostitution, prison sex, drugs, sin taxes and vice in general. Perfect material for a Sunday morning, right? Seth Stoughton (South Carolina) organized this…
  • Aug 1

    What I love about SEALS discussion groups...

    What I love about SEALS discussion groups...
    I'm happy to be back on Prawfs blogging this month. I have to admit that I have been on Prawfs a lot less since Danny died, since it reminds me so much of him, but I'm powering through those memories and hopefully I can get through some…
  • Aug 1

    Rotation

    Rotation
    August is upon us, which means that classes and submission season both loom and that it is time to say thanks and goodbye to our July visitors--Jeff, Catherine, Robin, Leigh, and Heather. And it means welcoming our August visitors. Returning…
Rank this Week: 46

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 2

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    Two London housing law jobs Edwards Duthie Housing Solicitors/Caseworkers Edwards Duthie is a large, well respected firm with a number of offices in East London and Essex.  Named in the Legal 500, we have a diverse range of both…
  • Aug 2

    Subjective suitability

    Subjective suitability
    Poshteh v Royal Borough of Kensington And Chelsea [2015] EWCA Civ 711 At issue in this second appeal from a s.204 appeal was whether it was reasonable for Ms Poshteh to have refused an offer of accommodation. Both parties agreed that the…
  • Aug 2

    Service charges, costs and the FTT(PC)

    Service charges, costs and the FTT(PC)
    Service charge disputes in the FTT(PC)/LVT are generally regarded as a “no” or “low” costs proceedings. The Tribunals have very limited powers to award costs. In general terms, the FTT(PC) can award unlimited sums in…
Rank this Week: 619

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 2

    When Are Dentists Liable for Dental Malpractice?

    When Are Dentists Liable for Dental Malpractice?
    We all hear a lot about medical malpractice, but how does that apply to dentists? Are they treated the same as other doctors under Florida Medical Malpractice Law? Does Florida recognize dental malpractice? We answer these questions and more…
  • Jul 31

    Five Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time

    Five Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time
    Cruise vacations remain the height of luxury. Between the scenic relaxation of an ocean-view stateroom, the endless eating, and the enthralling excursions, cruises remain one of the best ways to see the world. And lucky us, we live right here…
  • Jul 29

    Florida’s Craziest Lawsuit

    Florida’s Craziest Lawsuit
    The wild world of Florida is no stranger to crazy crimes or outrageous arrests, so it probably comes as no surprise that our state’s civil courts see some pretty peculiar lawsuits as well. We’ve put together a list of the…
Rank this Week: 170

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Aug 2

    Bill Lewinski and the Always Justifiable Police Shooting

    Bill Lewinski and the Always Justifiable Police Shooting
    Photo courtesy of PoliceMag.comThe New York Times has recently run a profile of William J. Lewinski, the psychology professor law enforcement turns to when it needs a justifier for the unjustifiable. It is an interesting look at how police…
  • Jul 18

    The NYPD and Fudged Figure

    The NYPD and Fudged Figure
    What happens when police officers are both evaluated based on a statistical analysis of criminal activity taking place in their precinct and given primary responsibility for keeping track of said activity? Give yourself a gold star if you…
  • Jul 18

    Video of Police Shooting in Gardena Released

    Video of Police Shooting in Gardena Released
    In June 2013, in Gardena, California, local police officers shot unarmed brothers Ricardo Diaz Zeferino and Augustin Reynoso as they stood in front of the officers. Zeferino was killed and Reynoso left with a bullet lodged next to his spine.…
Rank this Week: 59

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 2

    Texas AG indicted on felony fraud charge

    Texas AG indicted on felony fraud charge
    [JURIST] Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton [official profile], along with a former state legislator, were indicted on felony securities fraud, it was reported [NY Times report] on Saturday. Officials said that the three-count indictment…
  • Aug 2

    British and French governments warn of global migration crisi

    British and French governments warn of global migration crisi
    [JURIST] The British and French governments have warned in a joint article by British Home Secretary Theresa May [official profile] and French Minister of the Interior Bernard Cazeneuve [official profile] that the world is facing a…
  • Aug 2

    Closing UN health clinics will have devastating effect, Iraq parliament warn

    Closing UN health clinics will have devastating effect, Iraq parliament warn
    [JURIST] Iraq’s Parliament [official website] on Sunday warned that the UN decision to close many of the country’s health clinics will have a “profound effect” on its people. The parliament announced that the decision…
Rank this Week: 69

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 2

    The Legal War on Traditional Cable Companies Continue

    The Legal War on Traditional Cable Companies Continue
    Remember Aereo, the company trying to provide select TV programs and movies using alternatives to traditional cable TV programming? That company went bankrupt after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year. A federal court in Los Angeles just…
  • Jul 30

    Contracts for Trophy Hunting A Bad Idea

    Contracts for Trophy Hunting A Bad Idea
    I earlier blogged on an American TV personality's contract to hunt and kill one of the most highly endangered species on earth: a black rhino. That hunt has now been completed at a price tag of $350,000. The asserted reasoning...
  • Jul 29

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law
    Institute of European and Comparative Law General Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives Celebrating 20 Years of the Institute of European and Comparative Law Friday 25-26 September 2015 St Anne's College Oxford and the…
Rank this Week: 283

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Wrong but Common Words: "We Can't Tell You; It Would Violate HIPAA"

    Wrong but Common Words: "We Can't Tell You; It Would Violate HIPAA"
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a familiar document to anyone who’s had a medical appointment or procedure in the last couple of decades. It defines standards for the use and dissemination of…
  • Jul 31

    Suggested Reading: The Increasing Power of Dangerous Infection

    Suggested Reading: The Increasing Power of Dangerous Infection
    Many people know that doctors who prescribe and patients who seek antibiotics to treat illnesses for which those drugs are not right threaten our ability to combat infections. Those are the people who know that the term “superbug”…
  • Jul 29

    Do Fitness Trackers Work?

    Do Fitness Trackers Work?
    Getting more exercise and getting more out of your exercise are essential for anyone who wants to get fit and stay fit. Setting workout goals and remaining aware of them is part of the exercise prescription, which is why fitness trackers are…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
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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
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Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
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Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 2

    ABA Task Force Punts On Law Student Debt Reform

    ABA Task Force Punts On Law Student Debt Reform
    Following up on last week's post, Harper Calls On ABA To Reject Task Force Report On The Financing of Legal Education: American Lawyer: ABA Task Force Report Dodges Student Debt Reform, by Matt Leichter: In early 2014, the ABA's Task Force on…
  • Aug 2

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS
    The Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2015 Annual Conference concludes today in Boca Raton, FL with this tax panel: Workshop on Tax Law Discussion Group: Tax Policy This discussion group is broadly concerned with issues of taxation.…
  • Aug 2

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with a new paper debuting on the list at #5: [290 Downloads] Capital Accounts in LLCs and in Partnerships: Powerful Default Rules and Potential Tax…
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swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
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Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
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Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    OP-ED: Legislation will help keep Pa. safe from pedophile

    OP-ED: Legislation will help keep Pa. safe from pedophile
    8-2-15 Pennsylvania, West Virginia: Twelve-year-old Jeremy Bell did not have to die. Especially under such gruesome circumstances — brutally raped and murdered by his elementary school principal in West Virginia. In fact, that pedophile…
  • Aug 1

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

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

    Testimony over prison time for sex offender who refuses treatment

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

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 2

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Pragmatism

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Pragmatism
    Introduction Back in the day (by which I mean the mid-70s through the mid-90s) big normative theories were all the rage in the legal academy. It's hard to be sure, but one suspects that it started with Rawls: when A...
  • Aug 1

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

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

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

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

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Aug 2

    Wealthy Couple Sentenced To Jail For Obstructing IRS At Audit

    Wealthy Couple Sentenced To Jail For Obstructing IRS At Audit
    "You’re two people who have great talent, who’ve been very successful in life, who I am going to send to prison," Manhattan Federal Court Judge Denise Cote advised Dr. Jeffrey Stein and his wife, Marla Stein, shortly before…
  • Aug 1

    Man Visits 15 Banks Collecting Pennies To Pay Property Taxes – And Still Falls Short

    Man Visits 15 Banks Collecting Pennies To Pay Property Taxes – And Still Falls Short
    Calling property taxes "unethical, unchristian-like and above all, it is thievery," tax protester Steven Piotrowski finally paid off his 2013 Montgomery County property taxes this week, preventing a sheriff's sale at the last minute. He…
  • Jul 30

    Congressman Chaka Fattah & Associates Indicted In Racketeering Conspiracy

    Congressman Chaka Fattah & Associates Indicted In Racketeering Conspiracy
    Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and a number of his associates have been charged in a 29 count indictment including participating in a racketeering conspiracy; bribery; conspiracy to commit mail, wire and honest services fraud; and multiple counts…
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The Perth Asian Lawyer

The Perth Asian Lawyer

Covers family and business law in Australia. By Raymond Tan.

http://tanandtanlawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Seminar on Estate planning at South Perth 13 Aug 2015

    Seminar on Estate planning at South Perth 13 Aug 2015
    Estate Planning SeminarPresented by your trusted legal advisorTan and Tan Lawyers would like to invite you to attend a seminar to discuss your estate planning matters. Cost of Seminar: A gold coin…
  • Jul 21

    Volunteering at the Shopfront

    Volunteering at the Shopfront
    Dear readersI have been sleeping out as a homeless lawyer for 6 years. That has been gratifying, being able to know that I have helped the homeless through the CEO Sleepout event. However that is a yearly event and I starting thinking that I…
  • Jun 19

    Homeless lawyer

    Homeless lawyer
    Dear readersThis is the 6th year that I am sleeping as a homeless lawyer to raise funds for the homeless in WA.This year I dragged in my son's badminton coach and her husband Matt. I have Andy Yuan and Leona Gu too.They have all done well…
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