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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…
  • May 23

    Emotions Make Older Investors More Vulnerable to Fraud, Says FINRA/Stanford/AARP Study

    Emotions Make Older Investors More Vulnerable to Fraud, Says FINRA/Stanford/AARP Study
    According to research, some financial fraudsters may try to manipulate investors by getting them to feel strong emotions so that they will hand over their money, and older investors are the ones who most vulnerable to this type of…
Rank this Week: 716

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • May 25

    Contractors Should Exercise Reasonable Diligence to Avoid Serious Violation

    Contractors Should Exercise Reasonable Diligence to Avoid Serious Violation
    When issuing citations under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (“WISHA”), the Department of Labor and Industries (“L&I”) commonly classifies violations as either “general” or…
  • May 19

    John P. Ahlers Honored with ASCE Life Membership

    John P. Ahlers Honored with ASCE Life Membership
    John P. Ahlers, one of the founding members of the law firm of Ahlers & Cressman PLLC, was recently honored with a life membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  John has been a member of the ASCE since college…
  • May 11

    OSHA’s New Silica Rule Imposes New Regulations on Many Contractor

    OSHA’s New Silica Rule Imposes New Regulations on Many Contractor
    On March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published its final rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica (the “Silica Rule”).  Crystalline silica is a basic…
Rank this Week: 535

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: 19

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 25

    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law"

    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law"
    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law": Jim Malewitz of The Texas Tribune has this report. And The Associated Press reports that "US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law."
  • May 25

    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless"

    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless"
    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless; Over 34 years with the Southern Center for Human Rights, the Atlanta-based legal nonprofit's longtime leader has argued three cases before the…
  • May 25

    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat"

    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat"
    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat": Lance J. Rogers of Bloomberg BNA has this report on a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued last week.
Rank this Week: 42

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

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

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • May 25

    Disbarment For Stealing From Elderly Client

    Disbarment For Stealing From Elderly Client
    An Illinois Hearing Board recommends disbarment of an attorney who defaulted on these charges Respondent's misconduct was particularly egregious. That misconduct included, but was not limited to, misappropriating a total of over $800,000 in…
  • May 25

    Attorney May Appeal; Attorney Loses Appeal

    Attorney May Appeal; Attorney Loses Appeal
    The ABA Journal has the story of an opinion of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit holding that a sanctioned attorney may appeal a finding of misconduct even if the fine has been paid. The attorney...
  • May 25

    Judge May Respond

    Judge May Respond
    A judge seeking reelection may comment on a criminal case involving misconduct by a former court employee, according to a recent opinion of the Florida Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee. May an incumbent judicial candidate publicly comment…
Rank this Week: 862

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: 194

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 71

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 25

    Three Minutes to Make or Break a Future

    Three Minutes to Make or Break a Future
    Guest post by Tyler Stokes, student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Yesterday our group toured the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana, México. It was my first time in the country, and I enjoyed our visit with the...
  • May 25

    Casa Del Migrante En Tijuana

    Casa Del Migrante En Tijuana
    Guest post by Julia Ponce, student, The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University Along a residential road lined with humble dwellings, four miles away from both downtown Tijuana and the San Ysidro-Tijuana border, sits la Casa…
  • May 25

    The Overwhelming Barriers to Successful Immigration Reform

    The Overwhelming Barriers to Successful Immigration Reform
    President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Immigration Act of 1965 at the foot of the Statue of Liberty on October 3, 1965 as Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Lady Bird Johnson, Sen. Edward Kennedy, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and others look...
Rank this Week: 28

Hearsay Culture

Hearsay Culture

KZSU-FM (Stanford) Tech/Law Talk Show. Hosted by Dave Levine.

http://www.hearsayculture.com
  • May 25

    Show # 253 — Prof. Pam Samuelson on the Authors Alliance — posted

    Show # 253 — Prof. Pam Samuelson on the Authors Alliance — posted
    I’m pleased to post Show # 253, April 29, my interview with Prof. Pam Samuelson of UC Berkeley School of Law and School of Information, on the Authors Alliance. Pam needs little introduction to Hearsay Culture listeners given…
  • May 22

    Hearsay Culture now available in the Tunein app!

    Hearsay Culture now available in the Tunein app!
    I’ve been reticent to add Hearsay Culture to ad-based content providers (because they place advertisements in and around the show). Nonetheless, in the interest of reaching the widest possible audience under current budget circumstances…
  • May 21

    Show # 252 — Ben Peters on the history of the failed Soviet Internet — posted

    Show # 252 — Ben Peters on the history of the failed Soviet Internet — posted
    Get ready for one of my common (but not yet patented — too abstract?) barrages of new shows over the next few days. That’s what weekends are for — catching up on Hearsay Culture postings! So,to quote XTC —…
Rank this Week: 869

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/
  • May 25

    MARRIOTT'S ALLEGED RACKETEERING SCHEME

    MARRIOTT'S ALLEGED RACKETEERING SCHEME
    Marriott timeshare sales are racketeering scheme, new lawsuit says Marriott Vacation Club Harbour Lake Resort (Marriott Vacation Club) Paul BrinkmannContact Reporter Orlando…
  • May 24

    LIVES IN A BUBBLE

    LIVES IN A BUBBLE
    @ Fort Lauderdale ....
  • May 24

    TELEVISA (NOT SO) LIVE

    TELEVISA (NOT SO) LIVE
    @ Time Square
Rank this Week: 8

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017
    Here's the call for papers for the 15th International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi (Modena, Italy, March 20-21, 2017). The conference theme is Digital and Smart Work. From the call: Focusing on the implications for…
  • May 24

    Petruska on Joy Silk Doctrine

    Petruska on Joy Silk Doctrine
    I just learned that Brian Petruska (General Counsel of the Laborers' Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition), just posted on SSRN his forthcoming piece in the Santa Clara Law Review on the proposed use of the Joy Silk doctrine. The…
  • May 20

    Call for Papers: National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Profession

    Call for Papers: National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Profession
    The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions has a Call for Papers for its 44th Annual Conference, taking place on March 26-28, 2017 in New York. The Center " invites the…
Rank this Week: 96

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: 9

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • May 25

    Sued by a debt collector: if the case doesn't settle, do I need to go to trial?

    Sued by a debt collector: if the case doesn't settle, do I need to go to trial?
    If we have answered your debt collection lawsuit, but the lawsuit does not settle, do you need to go to the trial of your case? Might sound like a silly question. And the debt collector who sued you would certainly want you to be at trial. …
  • May 24

    Sued by a debt collector: what happens after we file an answer for you?

    Sued by a debt collector: what happens after we file an answer for you?
    You have been sued and now we have filed an answer for you. What happens next? We send you a copy of the answer. And we reach out to the collection lawyer to let them know that we are in the case and normally we give them the option of…
  • May 23

    FDCPA -- 15 USC 1692a -- Definition

    FDCPA -- 15 USC 1692a -- Definition
    Continuing our look at the actual text of the FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act), let's look at Section 1692a which is the definition section. As in our previous post in this series, my thoughts and commentary will be in italics and…
Rank this Week: 293

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/
  • May 25

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution
    Jack M. Balkin (Yale University - Law School) has posted Republicanism and the Constitution of Opportunity (Joseph Fishkin & William E. Forbath, The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution, Forthcoming, Texas Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 7, 2016) on…
  • May 25

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization
    The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and its partner univeristies Birzeit University (Palestine), Saint Joseph University (Lebanon), International University of Rabat (Morocco) and Ca’ Foscari…
  • May 25

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt
    Mohamed Abdelaal (Alexandria University - Faculty of Law) has posted Entrenchment Illusion: The Curious Case of Egypt's Constitutional Entrenchment Clause (Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2016) on…
Rank this Week: 57

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

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Bartrum on James Wilson on Popular Sovereignty

    Bartrum on James Wilson on Popular Sovereignty
    Available on the website of the Buffalo Law Review is Ian Bartrum, James Wilson and the Moral Foundations of Popular Sovereignty, 64 (2016): 225-.  No abstract, but here is a taste:I suggest that a return to true first…
  • May 25

    Historical Origins of the Scottish Right to Roam

    Historical Origins of the Scottish Right to Roam
    Gregory S. Alexander, Cornell Law School, has posted The Sporting Life: Democratic Culture and the Historical Origins of the Scottish Right to Roam, which is forthcoming in the University of Illinois Law Review (2016):In 2003, the Scottish…
  • May 25

    Eyer, "Ideological Drift and the Forgotten History of Intent"

    Eyer, "Ideological Drift and the Forgotten History of Intent"
    Katie Eyer (Rutgers Law School) has posted "Ideological Drift and the Forgotten History of Intent," which will appear in Volume 51 of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review (2016). Here's the abstract:It would no doubt surprise…
Rank this Week: 290

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

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 25

    Md. medical group awards management contract

    Md. medical group awards management contract
    Maryland Care, Inc., a managed care organization that administers health care services to more than 190,000 Marylander’s enrolled in the Maryland HealthChoice program, has selected Envolve Inc. to provide health plan management services…
  • May 25

    DELONTE KINGSBERRY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    DELONTE KINGSBERRY v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Timeliness of appeal In 2013, Delonte Kingsberry, appellant, filed pro se in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County a motion to correct an illegal sentence. The circuit court…
  • May 25

    MORGAN FELIX WHITE, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    MORGAN FELIX WHITE, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Motion for mistrial — Testimony regarding “stolen” firearm Appellant, Morgan Felix White, Jr., was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County of possession of a firearm by a…
Rank this Week: 345

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 25

    Another School Year and More Research Certificates Earned!

    Another School Year and More Research Certificates Earned!
    The Law Library is happy to announce our winner in the Research Certificate Seminar drawing: Alaina Clark (pictured (L) along with last year’s winner Nina Nager (R))! The prize is a $150 Amazon gift card. Each student who earned 100…
  • May 23

    Lawyerist’s 3rd Annual Short-Fiction Contest

    Lawyerist’s 3rd Annual Short-Fiction Contest
    Lawyerist.com is holding a short-fiction contest is open to all writers. If you have a story to tell (in 5,000 words or less) that is an original work of fiction that features a lawyer as a prominent character. Entries must be submitted by…
  • May 20

    ISSCR Updates Guidelines for Stem Cell Research

    ISSCR Updates Guidelines for Stem Cell Research
    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) recently issued 2016 Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation.  The new Guidelines update and expand the 2006 and 2008 guideline “topic areas and bring all…
Rank this Week: 325

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 25

    Obama presses Vietnam on human rights concern

    Obama presses Vietnam on human rights concern
    [JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official profile] delivered a speech [text] in Vietnam Tuesday pressing the government on human rights concerns in the nation. Stating that he was not intending to single any one nation out, Obama commended…
  • May 25

    Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio law aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood

    Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio law aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood
    A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio [official website] on Monday temporarily blocked [order, PDF] an Ohio law [JURIST report] defunding Planned Parenthood. The judge ruled in a lawsuit [text] filed [complaint,…
  • May 24

    Federal appeals court rules Bank of America not liable for fraud

    Federal appeals court rules Bank of America not liable for fraud
    The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Monday overturned [opinion, PDF] a 2013 jury verdict that found Bank of America liable for fraud and imposed a penalty of more than $1.2 billion. The Second Circuit…
Rank this Week: 10

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • May 25

    Father should be allowed to apply for parental responsibility following surrogacy

    Father should be allowed to apply for parental responsibility following surrogacy
    Z (A Child) (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1191 (Fam) 20 May 2016 – read judgment. The Court of Protection has granted an order for a declaration of incompatibility with Convention rights of a section in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act…
  • May 24

    Censorship or justified Concern?

    Censorship or justified Concern?
    IR(Ben-Dor & Ors) v The University of Southampton [2016] EWHC 953 (Admin) (read judgment) Mrs Justice Whipple dismissed one claim for judicial review, and refused permission to bring a further claim, in respect of decisions made by…
  • May 24

    Article 5 ECHR does not require time limits for detention pending deportation

    Article 5 ECHR does not require time limits for detention pending deportation
    J.N. v. the United Kingdom, Application no. 37289/12, 19 May 2016 – read judgment. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the general system for detention of individuals prior to deportation in the United Kingdom, which lacks…
Rank this Week: 295

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 35

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
Rank this Week: 227

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 106

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • May 25

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Tattersall v Tattersall [2016] EWCA Civ 486 (25 May 2016) The Secretary of State for the Home Department v CT (Vietnam) [2016] EWCA Civ 488 (25 May 2016) Comic Enterprises Ltd v Twentieth Century Fox Film…
  • May 25

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    High Court (Administrative Court) Zafar, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWHC 1217 (Admin) (25 May 2016) Abdul-Razzak v General Pharmaceutical Council [2016] EWHC 1204 (Admin) (23 May 2016)…
  • May 25

    New judgment ‘kills’ unbundled legal services – Law Society’s Gazette

    New judgment ‘kills’ unbundled legal services – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘An appeal court ruling last week appears to have delivered a serious blow to solicitors seeking to offer ‘unbundled’ services without being held liable for matters beyond those in their client retainer.’ Full story…
Rank this Week: 6

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
Rank this Week: 41

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 25

    Fire Expert Witness Testimony Allowed

    Fire Expert Witness Testimony Allowed
    Plaintiff hired expert to opine on the cause of a fire in a house leased by defendants.  Defendants filed a motion to exclude the expert witness testimony of the fire expert.  The court ruled in favor of plaintiff. Facts:  This…
  • May 18

    Hydrologist’s Expert Testimony Allowed in Groundwater Contamination Case

    Hydrologist’s Expert Testimony Allowed in Groundwater Contamination Case
    Defendant is accused of contaminating groundwater near a missile motor casings site. Plaintiff challenged the expert witness testimony of defendant’s hydrologist expert.  The court denied the motion to exclude. Facts: This case…
  • May 2

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff sued the City of Chicago Heights and others alleging that he was deprived of his constitutional rights after his murder and attempted murder convictions were overturned.  The defendants challenged the expert witness testimony…
Rank this Week: 822

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/
Rank this Week: 314

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 305

travelblawg

travelblawg

Provides guides, tips, news, and information related to travel + law. By Mark C. Palmer.

http://travelblawg.boardingarea.com/
  • May 25

    If Text Sender Liability Does Not Scare You, It Should

    If Text Sender Liability Does Not Scare You, It Should
    Courts are entertaining the concept of holding a message sender liable for knowingly sending the message while the recipient is driving. The post If Text Sender Liability Does Not Scare You, It Should appeared first on Travel Blawg.
  • Mar 29

    Why It Is So Hard To Catch Texting While Driving

    Why It Is So Hard To Catch Texting While Driving
    While the dangers of texting while driving are clear, law enforcement may have great difficulty proving a violation depending on the law's language. The post Why It Is So Hard To Catch Texting While Driving appeared first on Travel Blawg.
  • Mar 7

    Flight Attendants Were Armed With Ice Hammer, Pot of Coffee

    Flight Attendants Were Armed With Ice Hammer, Pot of Coffee
    Passenger (falsely) claimed to be a former Green Beret / Special Forces, showed off his purported bullet wounds, along with a photo of his pot farm. The post Flight Attendants Were Armed With Ice Hammer, Pot of Coffee appeared first on Travel…
Rank this Week: 574

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 25

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime
    The Case Matrix Network are organising a conference on Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crimes: Laws, Procedures and Practices in an Age of Legal Pluralism on 28 June in The Hague. This conference will analyse…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
Rank this Week: 885

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers trucking accident news, safety issues, and legislative updates. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 936

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: 299

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 25

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?
    France now has a law against after-hours emails to employees. Does this make sense to you? Could you get your work done on this basis? Is that question your concern, or is it up to the employer to organize your time more effectively? Can such…
  • May 25

    Building Good Practice Management Habit

    Building Good Practice Management Habit
    It’s that time of year again – articling students in Manitoba are wrapping up their year and looking ahead to their Call to the Bar and beginning their careers as lawyers. Some will continue to practice in the firms where…
  • May 25

    Predictors of Succe

    Predictors of Succe
    A study of Harvard graduates showed that a person’s approach to setbacks in life is the single greatest predictor of success. This is interesting considering that companies tend to hire based on technical skill and intelligence.…
Rank this Week: 121

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 25

    June CIPA Meeting!

    June CIPA Meeting!
     CIPA Colleagues: Please mark your calendars for Monday, June 13, 2016, and plan to attend our monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at Midstate College, 411 W. Northmoor Road, Peoria.   Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm,…
  • May 24

    Paralegal Opening!

    Paralegal Opening!
    HELP WANTEDA Canton law firm is searching for an experienced, motivated and organized paralegal. This full time position will consist of managing client files, handling daily correspondence received, drafting pleadings, and maintaining…
  • May 16

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!
    Thielen, Foley & Mirdo, LLC, an insurance defense law firm, is currently seeking aLegal Assistant/Paralegal. Candidates should possess the following: excellentorganizational and communication skills; a proactive work ethic; proficiency…
Rank this Week: 154

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 25

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24
    The LSAC is now reporting that "As of 05/20/16, there are 335,605 applications submitted by 52,363 applicants for the 2016–2017 academic year. Applicants are up 1.2% and applications are up 1.7% from 2015–2016. Last year at this…
  • May 24

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968
    I have an oped on that subject (coauthored with my undergrad classmate Jim Bendat) on CNN.com. Here are the opening paragraphs: On a warm August night in 1968, the two of us joined thousands of other young people in front...
  • May 24

    More on Peer Review in Social Science

    More on Peer Review in Social Science
    Pamela Oliver (University of Wisconsin) has an excellent and comprehensive article in The American Sociologist on the problems of peer review in sociology. Here is the abstract: The sociology review process is broken. There are too many…
Rank this Week: 63

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
  • May 25

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust
    In a current opinion, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee reviewed an estate case involving the distribution of assets in a testamentary trust. In the matter of In re Estate of Culp (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 2016), the decedent’s will…
  • May 18

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case
    In a recent divorce case, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reviewed whether a trial court had the authority to enter a permanent, open-ended order of protection in the parties’ divorce decree. In Swonger v. Swonger (Tenn. Ct. App. Apr.…
  • May 9

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case
    In a recent case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee examined whether or not a plaintiff’s injuries were reasonably foreseeable in order to establish premises liability in a wrongful death claim. In Singletary v. Gatlinburlier, Inc.…
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ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 25

    Corporate governance may be good at regulating conflicts of interest but not externalitie

    Corporate governance may be good at regulating conflicts of interest but not externalitie
    In a post on the emissions scandal that's worth reading for lots of reasons, John Armour makes a point that I think undermines the basic premise of progressive corporate law insofar as it seeks to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 25

    The intersection of forum selection bylaws and books and records litigation

    The intersection of forum selection bylaws and books and records litigation
    Ann Lipton has a very interesting post on the strategic uses of the titular legal rules. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • May 25

    Rakoff reversed ... again

    Rakoff reversed ... again
    WSJ Law Blog reports: U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff has been reversed again. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Monday threw out a civil-fraud verdict against Bank of America... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday May 25, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by null (@wiselaw) on May 25, 2016 at 6:41am PDTFor an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person…
  • May 24

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week Of May 24, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week Of May 24, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on TwitterLiberals unveil transgender rights lawTransgender Canadians should 'feel free and safe' to be themselves under new Liberal billThe first law firm to hire a Watson-based "robot"…
  • May 19

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday May19, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by null (@wiselaw) on May 19, 2016 at 6:23am PDTIn determining entitlement to spousal support, Ontario courts consider the…
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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/
  • May 25

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case
    Last week the SEC announced insider trading charges against former-Dean Foods Company board member Thomas C. Davis and professional sports gambler, William “Billy” Walters of Las Vegas. Involved in the case is professional golfer, Phil…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)
    The Duke Law School will host the 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on November 18-19, 2016. CELS is a highly regarded interdisciplinary gathering that draws scholars from across the country and internationally and is…
  • May 24

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone
    Some time ago, I wrote the post Better Teaching Idea: Try to Notice When the Wind Is at Your Back. That post emerged from some observations while running, and today's post has the same origin. This month I have been...
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 25

    University of Florida, Elsevier explore interoperability in the publishing space

    University of Florida, Elsevier explore interoperability in the publishing space
    “The University of Florida and Elsevier are unveiling a project to connect the institution’s repository of scholarly works to the larger network of publishing platforms, giving users a portal through which they can explore tens of…
  • May 24

    Libraries feel the eBook pinch

    Libraries feel the eBook pinch
    “The book worm has turned. Local libraries are making noise about eBook prices, saying that they pay multinational publishers up to five times more than average consumers do for the same titles. And libraries — including ones in…
  • May 24

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov
    “Last year’s most viewed new post on In Custodia Legis was Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov.  The email alerts are an excellent addition to the system that allow you to track a specific piece of legislation,…
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Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • May 25

    Deer Crashe

    Deer Crashe
    Illinois residents are no strangers to deer. Illinois has 4.4 million acres of forestland and if you live in the country or drive through the back lanes, you’re likely to see a few deer in fields or standing on the side of the road.…
  • May 24

    Why You Should Never Settle Your Auto Accident Quickly

    Why You Should Never Settle Your Auto Accident Quickly
    When you’ve been in an auto accident, you often need money to cover the repairs and your medical expenses right away. It can be tough pulling money from savings to have a working car again and get yourself better. Watching your…
  • May 23

    What Happens When The Driver Of A Car Is Not The Owner

    What Happens When The Driver Of A Car Is Not The Owner
    If you were in an auto accident where the at-fault driver wasn’t in their own car, you might be wondering who is ultimately responsible for the bill. Whose insurance do you call? The driver who was at fault for the crash has their own…
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The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • May 25

    Recent Criticism of the SEC: Fair or Unfair?

    Recent Criticism of the SEC: Fair or Unfair?
    Over the last few years, the SEC has been criticized for (1) failing to “consistently and aggressively enforce the securities laws and protect investors and the public,” (2) obtaining sanctions that amount to only a slap on the…
  • May 25

    Redacting Proprietary Information at the Initial Public Offering

    Redacting Proprietary Information at the Initial Public Offering
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandates that publicly-traded firms disclose a large array of information to investors. Because certain disclosures could cause competitive harm, the SEC allows firms to request confidential…
  • May 25

    Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Merger

    Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Merger
    In our paper, Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Mergers, recently published in the Journal of Financial Economics, we study how the joint ownership of target’s equity and debt affects investors’ behavior and outcomes of…
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www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • May 25

    O-1 Visa Extension Denial – The Next Step

    O-1 Visa Extension Denial – The Next Step
    Obtaining an O-1 Visa can be a difficult process and the qualifications required make the petitioning deliberation very selective. As such, the typical three (3)-year time allotment may not be enough time to complete your contract. Should…
  • May 23

    E2 Visa Investment Amount | Learn the Basic

    E2 Visa Investment Amount | Learn the Basic
    As a foreign investor, before filing a petition to establish a new business venture, or purchase a pre-existing business in the U.S. you must first consider your E2 visa investment amount along with other requirements. E2 treaty investor…
  • May 20

    Workers of Extraordinary Ability | O-1 Visa FAQ

    Workers of Extraordinary Ability | O-1 Visa FAQ
    O-1 Visa FAQs Introduction Who should obtain an O-1 Visa? The O-1A and the O-1B Visas are specifically designed for foreign nationals with extraordinary abilities in the fields of science, business, art, athletics, motion pictures,…
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