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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…
  • Feb 26

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month
    On February 26, 2014, the FBI announced George Louis Theodule, 52, a former resident of Wellington, Florida was sentenced to 150 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Theodule previously pled guilty to wire…
  • Feb 26

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On February 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced charges against an Arizona-based private equity fund manager and his investment advisory firm for…
Rank this Week: 829

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Apr 23

    Owner of Back Bay Building Files Lawsuit in Fatal Beacon Street Fire

    Owner of Back Bay Building Files Lawsuit in Fatal Beacon Street Fire
    The charred shell of a building is all that remains at 298 Beacon Street in Back Bay. The prestigious address on the tree lined street was once a grand old brownstone nestled in between rows of historic homes and old Boston. The nine alarm…
  • Apr 22

    Boston Marathon Spectator Plunges At Least 15 Feet in Newton, MA Balcony Fall

    Boston Marathon Spectator Plunges At Least 15 Feet in Newton, MA Balcony Fall
    A woman was rushed to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on Monday after she fell at least 15 feet from a second-floor balcony while watching the Boston Marathon. Authorities say that the railing broke, which caused the Newton,…
Rank this Week: 130

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Apr 16

    Court Of Chancery Explains Shared Causation In Fee Award

    Court Of Chancery Explains Shared Causation In Fee Award
    Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins LLP v. Fidelity Management & Research Company, C.A. 8066-VCL (April 16, 2014) This decision explains how to calculate an attorney fee when there are 2 potential causes for a favorable settlement of a class…
Rank this Week: 491

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae
    Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) has arrived at a $591 million mortgage settlement with Fannie Mae (FNMA). The arrangement resolves claims that the banking institution sold faulty mortgages to the government run-home loan financier and covers…
  • Apr 16

    Barclays Settles Two Libor-Related Securities Case

    Barclays Settles Two Libor-Related Securities Case
    Barclays (BARC) has just settled two Libor-related securities cases alleging mis-selling related to Libor. In the first lawsuit, filed by Guardian Care Homes over interest swaps worth £70M that were linked to the benchmark interest…
  • Apr 15

    SEC Takes a Closer Look at Municipal Bond

    SEC Takes a Closer Look at Municipal Bond
    The US Securities and Exchange Commission is finally beginning to scrutinize municipal bond issuers. Recent efforts include the opening of investigations into whether certain municipalities misled investors about their financial well-being…
Rank this Week: 721

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
  • Jan 28

    New Florida Bad Faith Insurance Decision

    New Florida Bad Faith Insurance Decision
    Residents in Palm Beach, Miami, and throughout southern Florida count on their insurance providers to be there when they need them. The entire purpose of paying premiums into an insurance policy is to provide peace of mind, knowing that…
Rank this Week: 178

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Apr 23

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Convicted Double-Murderer Put to Death: The state of Missouri executed 57-year-old William Rousan early Wednesday morning for his role in the 1993 murders of an elderly farming couple.  Carey Gillam of Reuters reports that Rousan, along…
  • Apr 23

    What to Do About Over-Zealous Prosecutor

    What to Do About Over-Zealous Prosecutor
    First, we have to define what an over-zealous prosecutor is. That's the easy part:  An over-zealous prosecutor is one who's awake during business hours.Second, we have to devise a plan of action.  You might think that endless…
  • Apr 23

    On the Radio Discussing DOJ's Clemency Policy

    On the Radio Discussing DOJ's Clemency Policy
    A very quick note:  I will be on public radio station KCRW in Los Angeles in a few minutes to talk about DOJ's clemency initiative announced this morning....
Rank this Week: 487

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 69

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 23

    AZ Supreme Court Rejects Presence of THC Metabolite as Proof of Drugged Driving

    AZ Supreme Court Rejects Presence of THC Metabolite as Proof of Drugged Driving
    The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that prosecutors need proof a driver was impaired by his consumption of marijuana to convict of drugged driving. The presence of THC metabolites in the driver's blood is not enough. The opinion,…
  • Apr 23

    DOJ Announces Broadened Clemency Criteria for Drug Offender

    DOJ Announces Broadened Clemency Criteria for Drug Offender
    On Monday, the Justice Department announced it would soon be implementing new and broader criteria for drug offenders seeking clemency. Today, the Justice Department announced the new criteria. It is a welcome sea change: The…
  • Apr 22

    Tuesday Night Open Thread

    Tuesday Night Open Thread
    It's time for El Capo. How will he escape the guerrillas in Colombia? This is an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Apr 23

    This True Hero Feels Lost In Law School

    This True Hero Feels Lost In Law School
    Sad law student bemoans less than heroic life highlighting casebooks.
  • Apr 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.23.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.23.14
    * There’s a 5-4 Supreme Court lineup you don’t see too often. [The Volokh Conspiracy / Washington Post] * The Supreme Court is about to hear two cases on cellphone searches that would ring true with the Founders. [Constitutional…
  • Apr 23

    Thanks To Our ATL Advertiser

    Thanks To Our ATL Advertiser
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
Rank this Week: 7

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Apr 23

    Sandra Jean Brooks Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident in Kingfisher County, OK

    Sandra Jean Brooks Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident in Kingfisher County, OK
    Kingfisher County, OK — An two-vehicle accident that occurred in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, on Friday night claimed the life of one woman. The collision took place west of U.S. 81, on N 2820 Road. According to the Oklahoma Highway…
  • Apr 23

    UPDATE: Homer Berkowitz Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Tallahassee, Florida

    UPDATE: Homer Berkowitz Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Tallahassee, Florida
    TALLAHASSEE, FL — A serious accident took the life of one person in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday, April 21st, 2014, according to a news article released by WCTV. Investigators from the Florida State Police have said that they have…
  • Apr 23

    Tyron Anthony Rubino Killed in Pedestrian Accident in Sarasota County, FL

    Tyron Anthony Rubino Killed in Pedestrian Accident in Sarasota County, FL
    Sarasota County, FL — A pedestrian was killed in an accident that took place on Interstate 75 in Sarasota County, Florida, on Saturday. The accident took place around eleven at night. The other vehicle, a 2009 Honda, was being driven by…
Rank this Week: 54

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    X was the only defendant to take the stand...cont

    X was the only defendant to take the stand...cont
    The court is satisfied that the court met its obligation to hear the "offer of proof". Defense counsel was twice given an opportunity to summarize the evidence and explain its relevance without restriction by the court. Indeed,…
  • Apr 23

    New York City Penitentiary

    New York City Penitentiary
    The two questions to which the witness claimed privilege were only incidental and collateral and, clearly, the error was not substantial enough to justify a reversal. Furthermore, any error which may have been committed was obviated by the…
  • Apr 23

    Ventimiglia hearing

    Ventimiglia hearing
    During the trial, the defense counsel noted that he had just received information as to the nature of the uncharged crimes which the People intended to introduce during their direct examination of the defendant. The defendant objected to…
Rank this Week: 803

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 23

    Former Nvidia Manager Settles Insider Trading Charge

    Former Nvidia Manager Settles Insider Trading Charge
    Former Nvidia Corp. accounting manager Chris Choi has settled Securities and Exchange Commission insider trading charges that allege he was the first link in a high-profile insider-trading scheme among a network of hedge fund traders.
  • Apr 23

    Georgia Passes Law Broadening Rights of Gun Owner

    Georgia Passes Law Broadening Rights of Gun Owner
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday signed into law a far-reaching bill expanding gun owners' rights, marking a high-profile win for the gun-rights movement.
  • Apr 23

    Bankruptcy Boutique Law Firm Closes, Sending Lawyers Elsewhere

    Bankruptcy Boutique Law Firm Closes, Sending Lawyers Elsewhere
    After more than 60 years of practice, Los Angeles bankruptcy law boutique Stutman Treister & Glatt is closing its doors. The 25-lawyer firm will cease operations at the end of April, shareholder Jeffrey Davidson confirmed Wednesday.…
Rank this Week: 82

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 23

    Feds Beg Supreme Court To Let Them Search Cellphones Without a Warrant

    Feds Beg Supreme Court To Let Them Search Cellphones Without a Warrant
    American law enforcement has long advocated for universal "kill switches" in cell phones to cut down on mobile device thefts. Now the Department of Justice argues that the same remote locking and data-wiping technology represents a threat to…
  • Apr 23

    An Eavesdropping Lamp That Livetweets Private Conversation

    An Eavesdropping Lamp That Livetweets Private Conversation
    Conversnitch, a device they built for less than $100 that resembles a lightbulb or lamp and surreptitiously listens in on nearby conversations and posts snippets of transcribed audio to Twitter.
  • Apr 17

    Heartbleed Bug Sends Bandwidth Costs Skyrocketing

    Heartbleed Bug Sends Bandwidth Costs Skyrocketing
    The exposure of the Heartbleed vulnerability last week had a number of repercussions, one of which was to set off a mad scramble by companies to revoke the SSL certificates for their domains and services and obtain new ones. The total costs…
Rank this Week: 38

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Apr 23

    When the Wheels are Spinning Around

    When the Wheels are Spinning Around
    Some thoughts on GM, successor liability, 363 sales, and due process – over at Dealb%k.
  • Apr 23

    Round One in the Books: Oral Argument in NML v. Argentina

    Round One in the Books: Oral Argument in NML v. Argentina
    On Monday, lawyers for NML and Argentina (with a cameo by lawyers for the US Department of Justice) were before the Supreme Court arguing about the scope of a US court's power to order discovery in aid of execution. (Here's...
  • Apr 20

    General Mills: About-Face

    General Mills: About-Face
    General Mills decided to reverse direction on its recent change to its terms of service purporting to mandate arbitration and ban class actions for anyone who 'liked' them (among other things). Perhaps they were threatened by Adam Levitin's…
Rank this Week: 783

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Apr 23

    More on the Ohio Study Commission Report & Recommendation

    More on the Ohio Study Commission Report & Recommendation
    The Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio State Bar Association Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio's Death Penalty has issued a draft of its Final Report and Recommendations. A group of prosecutors have also released a...
  • Apr 23

    Arizona Death Penalty Expansion Legislation Goes to Governor

    Arizona Death Penalty Expansion Legislation Goes to Governor
    "Bill making smugglers eligible for death passes in Arizona," is the AP report, via KTAR-FM. The Arizona Legislature has approved a bill that could make human smugglers convicted of murder eligible for the death penalty, sending it to Gov.…
  • Apr 23

    Mother Jones Focuses Attention on a Controversial Georgia Case

    Mother Jones Focuses Attention on a Controversial Georgia Case
    Marc Bookman takes an in-depth look a the Georgia case of Robert Holsey in, "This Man Is About to Die Because an Alcoholic Lawyer Botched His Case," at Mother Jones. The second part of the article is, "The Georgia Supreme...
Rank this Week: 77

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/
  • Apr 23

    EVERYONE DESERVES A SECOND CHANCE

    EVERYONE DESERVES A SECOND CHANCE
    Governor Christie Continues Commitment To Providing Life-Changing Drug Treatment and Addiction Services Signs Legislation to Improve Prison Drug Treatment Programs and Help Continue Breaking Cycle of Recidivism Last week, Governor Chris…
  • Apr 23

    COLLEGE COSTS ARE A PROBLEM

    COLLEGE COSTS ARE A PROBLEM
    Young Adults Cite College Costs as Their Top Money Problem General mentions of college expenses at decade high, energy costs dip by Lydia Saad PRINCETON, NJ -- Paying tuition or college loans far exceeds other money matters as the top…
  • Apr 23

    PLAY RELIGIOUS MUSIC FOR SENIORS

    PLAY RELIGIOUS MUSIC FOR SENIORS
    Religious Music Brings Benefit to Seniors’ Mental Health A new article published online in The Gerontologist reports that among older Christians, listening to religious music is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and…
Rank this Week: 9

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 294

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Apr 23

    Kahn v. M&F Worldwide

    Kahn v. M&F Worldwide
    Let me begin by thanking Gordon Smith and the other organizers of the Conglomerate for inviting me to guest-blog here...
  • Apr 22

    Welcome Guest Blogger Robert Miller

    Welcome Guest Blogger Robert Miller
    After a delay caused by the well-publicized attack on Typepad, Robert Miller is poised to begin guest blogging. Robert is...
  • Apr 17

    Marc Andreessen on Valuation

    Marc Andreessen on Valuation
    Dealbook has reprinted a series of tweets by Marc Andreessen explaining the sometimes lofty valuations of acquisitions in the tech...
Rank this Week: 42

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

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 337

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    The China Bank Scam. It’s Every Week Now.

    The China Bank Scam. It’s Every Week Now.
    Not sure if the number of China bank fraud cases is increasing due to China’s declining economy or if the China lawyers at my firm are simply getting more emails on them simply because we so often blog about them, but the number of…
  • Apr 22

    China’s New WFOE Minimum Capital Requirements. Waiting For The Dust To Settle.

    China’s New WFOE Minimum Capital Requirements. Waiting For The Dust To Settle.
    China (nationally) recently changed its minimum capital requirements to zero. Many commentators have written on this change but none as far as I can tell have written on what it really means in concrete terms for foreign companies seeking to…
  • Apr 20

    The FCPA And China. Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

    The FCPA And China. Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.
    The FCPA Blog recently did a post, China dominates the corporate investigations list, in which it listed out the number of ongoing FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) investigations by country. This list appears to have been…
Rank this Week: 334

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Apr 23

    "Supreme Court hears dispute over CTS case"

    "Supreme Court hears dispute over CTS case"
    "Supreme Court hears dispute over CTS case": The Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times has this news update. Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Victims of toxic water meet skepticism at Supreme Court." And Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has an…
  • Apr 23

    "Sotomayor's Affirmative Action Dissent Was 'Courageous,' Holder Says"

    "Sotomayor's Affirmative Action Dissent Was 'Courageous,' Holder Says"
    "Sotomayor's Affirmative Action Dissent Was 'Courageous,' Holder Says": Todd Ruger has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
  • Apr 23

    "Can the K.S.M. Trial Be Saved?"

    "Can the K.S.M. Trial Be Saved?"
    "Can the K.S.M. Trial Be Saved?" Amy Davidson has this blog post online at The New Yorker. And Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has an article headlined "Special prosecutor confirms FBI investigation, says it's not about KSM document."
Rank this Week: 35

School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Apr 23

    NJSBA report proposes statewide plan for improving special education

    NJSBA report proposes statewide plan for improving special education
    A new report from the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) calls for statewide efforts to reduce special education classification by diagnosing children’s learning problems early and intervening with multi-tiered levels of…
  • Apr 23

    Sign up for Promise Zone Initiative webinar

    Sign up for Promise Zone Initiative webinar
    Join federal government experts for one of three webinars by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development next week on the Promise Zone Initiative, President Barack Obama’s plan to partner with and invest in communities to…
  • Apr 23

    U.S. Supreme Court affirmative action ruling hampers diversity policies, NSBA say

    U.S. Supreme Court affirmative action ruling hampers diversity policies, NSBA say
    The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is concerned that the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action will embolden groups opposing diversity to push for state constitutional proposals that could restrict or invalidate local…
Rank this Week: 181

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
  • Apr 23

    Hope, At Last, for Some Federal Prisoner

    Hope, At Last, for Some Federal Prisoner
    Here's some truth for you: many federal prisoners would receive substantially shorter sentences for the exact same crime if they were sentenced today under the current law. Many would have already served their time and paid their debt to…
  • Apr 23

    Marriage Matters to U

    Marriage Matters to U
    Ten years ago in March, Lisa and I were first in line when Multnomah County issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples. We married immediately in our church, with our ministers, blessed with the presence of friends. Ten years ago in…
  • Apr 23

    Gov. Brewer, Heed Your Own Advice

    Gov. Brewer, Heed Your Own Advice
    This piece originally appeared as an OpEd in the Arizona Republic. Several weeks ago, when Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed the anti-gay Senate Bill 1062, she urged us to "turn the ugliness of the debate...into a renewed search for greater respect and…
Rank this Week: 106

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/
  • Apr 23

    S.E.C. Settles With Ex-Nvidia Employee in Insider Trading Case

    S.E.C. Settles With Ex-Nvidia Employee in Insider Trading Case
    Securities regulators said they reached a settlement with a former Nvidia employee who was the source of inside information about the chip maker's earnings for two hedge fund traders who are appealing their convictions.
  • Apr 23

    Chobani Raises $750 Million in Debt From TPG

    Chobani Raises $750 Million in Debt From TPG
    Chobani, a fast-growing yogurt maker in upstate New York, plans to use the new capital to expand overseas.
  • Apr 23

    G.M.’s Bankruptcy Will Probably Shield It From Most New Claim

    G.M.’s Bankruptcy Will Probably Shield It From Most New Claim
    It's hard to see how a court can allow any claims without altering the basic terms of a 2009 bankruptcy deal, Stephen J. Lubben writes in his In Debt column.
Rank this Week: 8

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://allmandlaw.com/bankruptcy-blog
  • Apr 23

    Kentucky Woman Facing Bankruptcy Fraud Charges Also Charged with Arson

    Kentucky Woman Facing Bankruptcy Fraud Charges Also Charged with Arson
    A woman indicted on bankruptcy fraud charges is also charged with intentionally setting a retail store on fire.  Debra Fowler Kessinger, 57, was recently indicted in connection with a fire that took place in 2011 in Warren Country…
  • Apr 22

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-22-2014

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-22-2014
    Bringing you the most up-to-date news, tips and blogs throughout the web. Here’s your Bankruptcy Update for April 22nd, 2014 Meet The Parents star Teri Polo files for bankruptcy  GM Asks Bankruptcy Court To Block…
  • Apr 22

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a court-approved repayment plan that helps debtors manage debt obligations in 3 to 5 years.  Many debtors that feel overwhelmed with making monthly payments can have their obligations restructured so they are…
Rank this Week: 649

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/
Rank this Week: 652

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 190

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: 494

Digital Media Law Project Blog

Digital Media Law Project Blog

Covers defamation, anonymity, copyright, trademark, SLAPP and other online journalism legal topics. By the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

http://www.dmlp.org/
Rank this Week: 207

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Apr 23

    Nothing Like Good Results to Make Your CFO Resign

    Nothing Like Good Results to Make Your CFO Resign
    CNN this afternoon ran the following Breaking News headline: "Facebook reports earnings and sales that exceed forecasts. CFO to step down June 1." I hate to think what the CFO would have done if they had failed to meet expectations.
  • Apr 23

    Racial Identities of Corporation

    Racial Identities of Corporation
    In March, the Fourth Circuit held in Carnell Construction Corp. v. Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority, that racial identity can be imputed to a corporation for purposes of standing under Title VI, citing to case precedent from the…
  • Apr 23

    Bainbridge on the Insider Trading Liability of Remote Tippee

    Bainbridge on the Insider Trading Liability of Remote Tippee
    Steve Bainbridge has an excellent post on the insider trading liability of secondary tippees: where, for example, an insider provides nonpublic information to Tippee #1, and Tippee #1 gives that information to Tippee #2. He argues that Tippee…
Rank this Week: 143

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/
  • Apr 23

    Al-Nashiri Motions Hearing: April 23 Session

    Al-Nashiri Motions Hearing: April 23 Session
    As Wells mentioned earlier today, we will be in transcript mode for the remainder of this week’s pre-trial motions proceedings in United States v. Al-Nashiri. Stay tuned for updates on today’s hearing in our…
  • Apr 23

    DHS Unity of Effort

    DHS Unity of Effort
    Big news over at the Department of Homeland Security.  Now in its 11th year, the Department continues to be operationally disaggregated into its component parts, with little of the cross-cutting economies of scale and efficiencies of…
  • Apr 23

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #16: An Interview with Alex Joel

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #16: An Interview with Alex Joel
    Our guest for Episode 16 of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast is Alex Joel, and he gets plenty of tough questions: Is it a violation of the new Obama administration policy directive for the intelligence community to look for evidence that Vladimir…
Rank this Week: 266

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 23

    Is Wearable Tech Dead?

    Is Wearable Tech Dead?
    Nike just announced that it is exiting its FuelBand fitness tracker business. Another article claims that “it’s only a matter of time until [Google Glass] joins devices such as the Zune, the Kin, the PlayBook, and the Xoom in tech…
  • Apr 23

    The Dangers of Social Networking and How to Avoid Them

    The Dangers of Social Networking and How to Avoid Them
    Although social networking tools offer lawyers many interesting new ways to interact with people in both personal and work spheres, there are some risks associated with using them. Before you venture into social networking, consider Section…
  • Apr 23

    Common Practice Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

    Common Practice Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
    Lawyers Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) was created to insure lawyers against legal malpractice claims. Most (though not all) claims are brought by a lawyer’s own client and include an allegation that the lawyer made a mistake…
Rank this Week: 206

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 23

    Best of the Web Today: First Among Equals - WSJ.com

    Best of the Web Today: First Among Equals - WSJ.com
    Clearest of all is Justice Antonin Scalia's concurrence in the judgment, joined by Justice Clarence Thomas. "It has come to this," Scalia begins portentously. "Called upon to explore the jurisprudential twilight zone between two errant lines…
  • Apr 23

    Raced-Based Preferences Forever | National Review Online

    Raced-Based Preferences Forever | National Review Online
    Supporters of affirmative action are now signaling similar weakness. What was called “racial quotas” in the 1970s and has been referred to as “affirmative action” since the 1990s is giving way to a new term:…
  • Apr 23

    A Saint, He Ain’t - NYTimes.com

    A Saint, He Ain’t - NYTimes.com
    John Paul may be a revolutionary figure in the history of the church, but a man who looked away in a moral crisis cannot be described as a saint. When the church elevates him, it is winking at the hell...
Rank this Week: 474

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers immigrant and non-immigrant visas, including H-1B visas. By Cornerstone Law Group.

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    May 2014 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    May 2014 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The new visa bulletin is out at this link: May 2014 Visa Bulletin Employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 is current for all countries, except India (November 15, 2004) and China (April 15,…
  • Apr 10

    H-1B Cap Met in a Quick 5 Day

    H-1B Cap Met in a Quick 5 Day
    This year’s H-1B cap was reached in a mere 5 days, a rate rapid enough to aggravate members of the Silicon Valley tech industry. The speed at which the cap was met indicates the great need for skilled foreign workers, especially…
  • Mar 3

    How to Update or Correct Your Immigration Record

    How to Update or Correct Your Immigration Record
    USCIS identifies 5 ways to update or correct immigration records, depending on which document must be changed. Employees should be aware of each of these ways, especially after the resolution of an E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC).…
Rank this Week: 580

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Today’s transcript

    Today’s transcript
    The transcript in  CTS Corp. v. Waldburger is here. The transcript in United States v. Clarke is here.  
  • Apr 23

    Opinion analysis: Dividing the duty to pay for child porn

    Opinion analysis: Dividing the duty to pay for child porn
    Analysis Each individual — among hundreds and maybe thousands — found guilty of keeping and looking at images of a child being sexually abused must pay the victim something more than a “trivial” sum, but none of them…
  • Apr 23

    Relist Watch: What Does the Court’s Relist Streak Mean?

    Relist Watch: What Does the Court’s Relist Streak Mean?
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. We begin this week’s edition with speculation about a possible shift in Supreme Court practice that may launch scrutiny of Supreme Court relists from its current tidal eddy of obscurity…
Rank this Week: 18

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Morcellator Cancer Lawsuit | What Can We Expect?

    Morcellator Cancer Lawsuit | What Can We Expect?
    The FDA last week for the first time discouraged doctors from using morcellators when performing hysterectomies.  The FDA also said morcellators should be avoided when removing uterine fibroids.  The concern is that if there is…
  • Apr 23

    Benicar Claims for Chronic Diarrhea Complications | Lawsuit Information

    Benicar Claims for Chronic Diarrhea Complications | Lawsuit Information
    Benicar, also known as Olmesartan, is used to treat hypertension or high blood pressure.  Used alone or with other medicines, Benicar works by decreasing the effectiveness of a chemical known as angiotensin II, which normally causes…
  • Apr 22

    $2 Million Malpractice Verdict in North Carolina Against Vascular Surgeon

    $2 Million Malpractice Verdict in North Carolina Against Vascular Surgeon
    North Carolina Lawyers Weekly has a good article on a $2 million verdict against a vascular surgeon that I think is of interest to both medical malpractice attorneys and surgical malpractice victims. Facts of the Case Plaintiff went to Pitt…
Rank this Week: 326

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Apr 23

    Registro de infração prescrita em cadastro de servidor é inconstitucional

    Registro de infração prescrita em cadastro de servidor é inconstitucional
    O Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ao analisar caso concreto submetido à apreciação da Corte, declarou a inconstitucionalidade do artigo 170 da Lei 8.112/1990 (Estatuto dos Servidores Públicos…
  • Apr 23

    Mantida a demissão de ex-diretor de Recursos Humanos do Senado

    Mantida a demissão de ex-diretor de Recursos Humanos do Senado
    Por votação unânime, o Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) negou, nesta quarta-feira (23), o Mandado de Segurança (MS) 28538, impetrado pelo ex-diretor da Secretaria de Recursos Humanos do Senado…
  • Apr 23

    Indeferida liminar contra ato do CNJ que negou verba a magistrados em plantão em MG

    Indeferida liminar contra ato do CNJ que negou verba a magistrados em plantão em MG
    O ministro Celso de Mello, do Supremo Tribunal Federal, indeferiu pedido de liminar feito pela Associação dos Magistrados Mineiros (Amagis) contra decisão do Conselho Nacional de Justiça (CNJ) que negou o pagamento…
Rank this Week: 195

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Apr 23

    A Good Reason Not to Tattoo "MURDER" on Your Neck

    A Good Reason Not to Tattoo "MURDER" on Your Neck
    Can you guess? It's because such a tattoo might unduly influence a jury if you are, at some point, charged with murder. At least that was the argument made recently in Barton County, Kansas (Great Bend Tribune), by the…
  • Apr 21

    Sorry for the Down Time

    Sorry for the Down Time
    As you may or may not know, the TypePad service that hosts this blog is down. It apparently came under DDoS attack last week, and now the issue has something to do with the domain mapping. The words are…
  • Apr 19

    Fish Waved in Parliament

    Fish Waved in Parliament
    The parliament was Italy's, and the fish was reportedly a sea bass: If you want to know why he was waving it, here's the story, but I really think this is one where the waving of the fish (which…
Rank this Week: 672

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 23

    School's Out For Summer!

    School's Out For Summer!
    I taught my last classes of the academic year today -- thanks to my students in Federal Income Tax and Tax Policy for a wonderful semester! Well we got no choice All the girls and boys Makin' all that noise 'Cause they found new toys Well we…
  • Apr 23

    Shackelford Presents The Impact of Foreign Withholding Taxes on REIT Investors and Managers Today at Pennsylvania

    Shackelford Presents The Impact of Foreign Withholding Taxes on REIT Investors and Managers Today at Pennsylvania
    Douglas Shackelford (University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School) presents The Impact of Foreign Withholding Taxes on REIT Investors and Managers at Pennsylvania today as part of its Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar…
  • Apr 23

    The Case for Killing Law School

    The Case for Killing Law School
    The Week: The Case for Killing Law School (or at Least Making It Shorter), by Matt Bruenig: Law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Carrie Menkel-Meadow recently took to the pages of The New York Times to argue against proposed reductions of…
Rank this Week: 58

Burn Injury Resource Center

Burn Injury Resource Center

Covers burn injury treatment and care, as well as the legal rights of burn injury victims. By Kramer & Pollack, LLP.

http://www.burn-injury-resource-center.com/
  • Apr 23

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part II)

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part II)
    Nosocomial infection also known as Hospital acquired infection (HAI) is an infection that the patient acquires when he/she is admitted to a hospital or a health care facility for any reason other than that infection. The infection should have…
  • Apr 17

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part I)

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part I)
    Nosocomial infection also known as Hospital acquired infection (HAI) is an infection that the patient acquires when he/she is admitted to a hospital or a health care facility for any reason other than that infection. The infection should have…
  • Mar 11

    Diabetic Patients with Feet Burn

    Diabetic Patients with Feet Burn
    Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that has many complications, among which is the effect of diabetes on the blood vessels leading to damage, narrowing and may lead to blockage of the blood vessels, leading to alteration of blood…
Rank this Week: 479

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 23

    Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 35, Issue 4

    Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 35, Issue 4
        CARDOZO LAW REVIEW VOLUME 35  APRIL 2014  NUMBER 4Copyright © 2014 by Yeshiva UniversityAll rights reservedCONTENTSArticlesTesting the Boundaries of Family Privacy: The Special Case of Pediatric Sibling…
  • Apr 23

    FAN .12 (First Amendment News) — Red Lion Revisited?

    FAN .12 (First Amendment News) — Red Lion Revisited?
    More than a quarter-century ago, Professor Laurence Tribe declared: “The first amendment’s sweeping guarantees have been most compromised in the realm of the most modern medium: electronic broadcasting.” (American…
  • Apr 22

    FAN 11.5 (First Amendment News) — Oral Arguments in the Susan B. Anthony Case: Is it Ripe?

    FAN 11.5 (First Amendment News) — Oral Arguments in the Susan B. Anthony Case: Is it Ripe?
    Today the Court heard oral arguments in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, the “false speech”/ “campaign lies” case. Judging from the oral arguments in the case (see below), it seems unlikely that the Court will…
Rank this Week: 110

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: 347

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    President Obama Directs Department of Labor to Revise FLSA Overtime Exemption

    President Obama Directs Department of Labor to Revise FLSA Overtime Exemption
    During his most recent State of the Union Address on January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama stated that one of his top priorities in the coming year was to address what he described as “stagnant wages.”  More importantly,…
  • Apr 21

    Final Rules On Employer Coverage Mandate and 90-Day Waiting Period Requirement

    Final Rules On Employer Coverage Mandate and 90-Day Waiting Period Requirement
    IRS final regulations issued earlier this year provide guidance on compliance with the employer coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including determining full-time status and offering coverage with minimum value. In…
  • Apr 17

    Top Ten Considerations in Offshore Outsourcing

    Top Ten Considerations in Offshore Outsourcing
    Jurisdiction   Jurisdiction may be the most important factor organizations should take into consideration when offshoring.  Some countries do not recognize certain U.S. legal doctrines, such as confidentiality agreements, and…
Rank this Week: 409