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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
Rank this Week: 155

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 710

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: 62

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 31

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 184

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jan 24

    Tom Price for HHS? The Price Is Wrong!

    Tom Price for HHS? The Price Is Wrong!
    Tom Price, Trump's pick to lead Health and Human Services, has an ethically questionable investment and legislative history. Just days after purchasing stock in Zimmer Biomet, for example, he turned around and introduced legislation that…
  • Jan 24

    NYC DOT Sued for Systematic Racism

    NYC DOT Sued for Systematic Racism
    One would think that in the year 2017, systematic racism wouldn’t really be a thing. Unfortunately, it’s still alive in today’s society, and many would actually argue that racial tensions are at the highest they’ve…
  • Jan 24

    The Real Ali Zaidi Should Be Disbarred

    The Real Ali Zaidi Should Be Disbarred
    Michigan lawyer Ali Zaidi may face disbarment after making false claims about his employment history and credentials in both his resume and online. The post The Real Ali Zaidi Should Be Disbarred appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 205

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Jan 24

    Bad Faith Claim against Decedent’s Insurer not Subject to Creditor Claim Period

    Bad Faith Claim against Decedent’s Insurer not Subject to Creditor Claim Period
    Can a claim for bad faith be maintained against a decedent’s insurance company, where the claimant failed to file a timely creditor claim against the estate?  A new Florida case says yes, the bad faith claim against the insurance…
  • Jan 23

    Can You Serve a Lawsuit By Facebook?

    Can You Serve a Lawsuit By Facebook?
    In the modern age, where communication can be done by way of text, tweet, email, or swipe, the ancient requirement to hand-serve a summons and complaint on a defendant seems quite anachronistic.  Courts and legislatures have been moving…
  • Dec 20

    Is an Irrevocable Trust for Wife, Settled by the Husband, Subject to Equitable Distribution

    Is an Irrevocable Trust for Wife, Settled by the Husband, Subject to Equitable Distribution
    A spouse's interest in an irrevocable trust, normally established by the spouse's parent or other relative, is not subject to equitable distribution in a divorce.  But what about an irrevocable trust established by one of the spouses?…
Rank this Week: 129

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: 207

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 570

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 336

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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 24

    Are You REDe?

    Are You REDe?
    At OsgoodePD, we are continually developing new ways to keep you, our community, ahead of the curve and up to date on the continually changing Canadian legal landscape. You told us you wanted a more efficient way to access our diverse…
  • Jan 24

    Why It’s Good Business to Fire a Client

    Why It’s Good Business to Fire a Client
    We spend so much of our time, energy and money on attracting and keeping clients that the thought of firing one seems defeatist. But firing clients can be good for business. Here’s why. Bad clients waste out time. One of the annoying…
  • Jan 24

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Research & Writing You Can Quote Me Neil Guthrie First off, the verb is…
Rank this Week: 560

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jan 24

    The Election Shame That Trump Will Not Let Go

    The Election Shame That Trump Will Not Let Go
    by Neil H. BuchananTo put it mildly, the first several days of his presidency have not gone well for Donald Trump.  He is picking fights with the press and is obsessed with trivialities in an effort to settle scores.  In this, there…
  • Jan 23

    Time to Redirect Election Post-Mortem

    Time to Redirect Election Post-Mortem
    by Michael DorfNow that Donald Trump is (gulp) president, we are, I hope, at the beginning of the end of a certain kind of at-best fruitless and at-worst divisive discussion among Democrats about how he got elected.In saying that, I am…
  • Jan 20

    An Unsentimental Assessment of Obama's Presidency

    An Unsentimental Assessment of Obama's Presidency
    by Neil H. BuchananI voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 primaries, but I was skeptical.  The rhetoric of hope and change seemed to lack underlying substance, and he appeared to be trying to engage in Clintonian triangulation even as he…
Rank this Week: 237

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/
  • Jan 24

    A Poem About Emolument

    A Poem About Emolument
    The rhyme scheme may not be perfect, but you get the point.
  • Jan 24

    Beyond Biglaw: Leaving The Heartland?

    Beyond Biglaw: Leaving The Heartland?
    A pending Supreme Court case could have significant implications for patent litigation.
  • Jan 24

    Morning Docket: 01.24.17

    Morning Docket: 01.24.17
    * SEC probe into whether or not Yahoo had an obligation to disclose data breaches to shareholders could set a precedent, which would mark the first time Yahoo's been on the cutting edge of something since the mid-90s. [National Law…
Rank this Week: 7

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 24

    Hogan names Wilkins to House seat

    Hogan names Wilkins to House seat
    Gov. Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Jheanelle Wilkins to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee. Wilkins will represent District 20 in Montgomery County,…
  • Jan 24

    Millennials may follow parents’ footsteps to suburb

    Millennials may follow parents’ footsteps to suburb
    Urbanists for the past decade predicted the millennial generation would save American cities. These urban evangelists argued the most populous generation in the United States distinctly prefers city living compared to older Americans of the…
  • Jan 24

    Miller raises possibility of Md. minimum wage increase to $15

    Miller raises possibility of Md. minimum wage increase to $15
    The hip bone might be connected to the backbone, as the old song goes, but in Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.'s case, it might also be connected to the finger that pushes the buttons to vote.
Rank this Week: 278

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/
  • Jan 24

    The Brexit Decision and Its Implications for U.S. Debates over Treaty Withdrawal

    The Brexit Decision and Its Implications for U.S. Debates over Treaty Withdrawal
    Affirming a lower court decision, the UK Supreme Court has held that, despite the referendum in June 2016 calling from withdrawal from the European Union, Britain cannot withdraw from the Union without parliamentary approval.  In doing…
  • Jan 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    In his first speech as President, Donald Trump delivered scheduled remarks at CIA headquarters in front of the memorial wall honoring fallen officers in an effort to heal the breach caused by his continual attacks on the intelligence…
  • Jan 23

    The Week That Will Be

    The Week That Will Be
    Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar) Tuesday, January 24th, at 9am:  In a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution, experts will discuss U.S.-China Relations in Transition: The Trump…
Rank this Week: 68

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Can Your China WFOE Survive the Local Mayor’s Arrest?

    Can Your China WFOE Survive the Local Mayor’s Arrest?
    The Chinese media has lately been replete with stories about corruption investigations against Huang Xingguo, former acting Party chief and mayor of Tianjin Municipality. Whenever I read about something like this, I always wonder how many…
  • Jan 23

    China Trademarks and Your Chinese Distributor

    China Trademarks and Your Chinese Distributor
    Clients sometimes come to our China lawyers with an apparent conundrum. They have found a Chinese distributor for their product, and both sides are ready to begin selling products in China right away. As in, tomorrow. So far so good. But our…
  • Jan 22

    China Employers: Pay Your Employees on Time to Avoid Lawsuits and Penaltie

    China Employers: Pay Your Employees on Time to Avoid Lawsuits and Penaltie
    As I have previously written a China employer must pay its employee statutory severance when that employee resigned because of the employer’s failure to pay his or her compensation on time or in full. For example, when an…
Rank this Week: 191

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Jan 24

    "Appeals court won't rehear case on Microsoft data abroad"

    "Appeals court won't rehear case on Microsoft data abroad"
    "Appeals court won't rehear case on Microsoft data abroad": Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has a blog post that begins, "A federal appeals court is letting stand a ruling in a closely-watched case holding that Microsoft did not have to comply…
  • Jan 24

    The D.C. Circuit begins tackling the difficult issue

    The D.C. Circuit begins tackling the difficult issue
    The D.C. Circuit begins tackling the difficult issues: Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a "Notice Regarding 'Line Standing.'" The notice provides in full:Only individuals who actually plan to attend argument will…
  • Jan 24

    "Will a Tiny, Blind, Subterranean Bug Be the Undoing of the Federal Leviathan?"

    "Will a Tiny, Blind, Subterranean Bug Be the Undoing of the Federal Leviathan?"
    "Will a Tiny, Blind, Subterranean Bug Be the Undoing of the Federal Leviathan?" Today at the blog of the Library of Law and Liberty, Mark Pulliam has a post that begins, "In 1942, deciding the case of Wickard v. Filburn, the U.S. Supreme…
Rank this Week: 47

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 360

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 223

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Keep Your Teen Drivers Safe by Teaching Them the Basics About Speeding

    Keep Your Teen Drivers Safe by Teaching Them the Basics About Speeding
    Speeding is a major risk factor for young drivers. Many parents assume their teens don’t speed because they don’t see their teenagers speeding. However, experts agree that the way teenagers drive with their parents isn’t…
  • Jan 19

    How to Save Money On Better Car Insurance

    How to Save Money On Better Car Insurance
    Affordable car insurance may well be a safety concern. Being able to afford your premiums and finding a great deal can mean you are able to get better car insurance, meaning you may have more coverage in the event that you find yourself in a…
  • Jan 17

    How to Avoid Being a Fatigued Driver in Miami Beach

    How to Avoid Being a Fatigued Driver in Miami Beach
    Fatigued driving in Miami Beach and other South Florida communities is all too often the cause of serious accidents and collisions. Fatigued drivers can lose control of their vehicles and may even drift off behind the wheel. They can make…
Rank this Week: 630

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: 427

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Jan 24

    M&A trends for 2017: Canada a likely target

    M&A trends for 2017: Canada a likely target
    According to a year-end report on M&A Trends published by Deloitte, corporate and private equity executives surveyed in the last quarter of 2016 anticipated significant M&A activity in 2017. Indeed, three quarters of survey…
  • Jan 19

    Optimistic M&A outlook for 2017

    Optimistic M&A outlook for 2017
    As we begin 2017, the 1,000 corporate and private equity executives surveyed for Deloitte’s M&A Trends Year-end report 2016 display optimism for the coming year. The survey was conducted in September 2016 and included participants…
  • Jan 17

    2016: the year of sandbagging

    2016: the year of sandbagging
    One of the highlights from the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 2016 Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Points Study in which our firm was a key participant (the 2016 Study), was the increased inclusion of sandbagging provisions in…
Rank this Week: 292

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jan 24

    Sean Spicer on Trump's Trade Agenda

    Sean Spicer on Trump's Trade Agenda
    For those of you trying to figure out where the Trump administration is going with trade policy, here are a few tidbits from Sean Spicer (the White House press secretary) at yesterday's press conference: QUESTION: (inaudible) news. After the…
  • Jan 23

    The TPP Presidential Memo

    The TPP Presidential Memo
    Here it is: Regarding Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement MEMORANDUM FOR THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE SUBJECT: Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific…
  • Jan 23

    Executive Trade Action

    Executive Trade Action
    I haven't seen the presidential memo yet, but Inside US Trade reports: President Trump on Jan. 23 signed a presidential memo formally withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, assuring the Obama administration's…
Rank this Week: 182

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday January 24, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 24, 2017 at 6:44am PSTUnder Ontario’s Human Rights Code, where…
  • Jan 23

    Top 10 Legal Headline

    Top 10 Legal Headline
    Here are your Top 10 legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter last week.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 23, 2017 at 8:09am PST- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit…
  • Jan 23

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of January 23, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of January 23, 2017
    Here are this week's leading legal news stories from Wise Law on TwitterSelf-represented defendants are a tricky problem for justice system - Toronto Star Order to use anonymous tip in open court could end Crime Stoppers, charity says -…
Rank this Week: 82

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 24

    The Top 6 Trump Administration Plagiarism Scandals (So Far)

    The Top 6 Trump Administration Plagiarism Scandals (So Far)
    President Trump's campaign and now Presidency have bore witness to a rise of plagiarism stories. Here's a breakdown of the main ones. The post The Top 6 Trump Administration Plagiarism Scandals (So Far) appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jan 24

    3 Count: TPP No More

    3 Count: TPP No More
    President Trump pulls U.S. out of TPP, Perfect 10 scores another defeat, this time over volitional conduct and children's book author sued for infringement. The post 3 Count: TPP No More appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jan 23

    3 Count: To Boldly Go…

    3 Count: To Boldly Go…
    CBS and Paramount reach settlement with Axanar, Russia Today briefly banned from posting links on FB and Kylie Jenner avoids litigation over Instagram. The post 3 Count: To Boldly Go… appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 904

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
  • Jan 24

    Bebchuk Leads SSRN’s 2016 Citation Ranking

    Bebchuk Leads SSRN’s 2016 Citation Ranking
    Statistics released publicly by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the end of 2016, Professor Lucian Bebchuk continued to lead SSRN citation rankings for law professors. Bebchuk ranked first among all law school…
  • Jan 24

    2016 Year in Review: Securities Litigation and Regulation

    2016 Year in Review: Securities Litigation and Regulation
    2016 was an active year in securities litigation. In the first half of 2016 alone, plaintiffs filed 119 new federal class action securities cases. It was also a busy year for SEC enforcement proceedings, with a record 868 cases filed, 548 of…
  • Jan 24

    Delaware Supreme Court Reverses El-Paso MLP Judgement On Standing Ground

    Delaware Supreme Court Reverses El-Paso MLP Judgement On Standing Ground
    The Delaware Supreme Court recently reversed a $171 million damages award in El Paso Pipeline GP Co., L.L.C. v. Brinckerhoff, ___ A.3d ___, 2016 WL 7380418 (Del. Dec. 20, 2016) (en banc), concluding that an MLP unitholder plaintiff lacked…
Rank this Week: 896

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 24

    Extreme Over-Reaction to Katie Rich's Tweet

    Extreme Over-Reaction to Katie Rich's Tweet
    You'd never know it from the news headlines, but as the San Francisco Chronicle reports, there are people supporting SNL's Katie Rich, who tweeted a joke about Barron Trump, deleted it and got suspended by NBC, notwithstanding her…
  • Jan 24

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    I'm tired of reading and writing about the man currently occupying the oval office and his family. Much more pleasant and garnering millions of views per video on Instagram is Nusret Gökçe, aka #SaltBae, the incredibly…
  • Jan 24

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    I'm tired of reading and writing about the man currently occupying the oval office and his family. Much more pleasant and garnering millions of views per video on Instagram is Nusret Gökçe, aka #SaltBae, the incredibly... [[…
Rank this Week: 10

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Commentaries on The King's Two Bodie

    Commentaries on The King's Two Bodie
    Law, Culture and the Humanities 13:1 has published a commentary section on Ernst Kantorowicz's classic work, The King's Two Bodies. Here are the abstracts:Stephanie Elsky, "Ernst Kantorowicz, Shakespeare, and the…
  • Jan 23

    Ely on Eminent Domain, Confiscation and Redistribution

    Ely on Eminent Domain, Confiscation and Redistribution
    James W. Ely Jr. Vanderbilt University Law School, has posted Are Eminent Domain and Confiscation Vehicles for Wealth Redistribution? A Skeptical View, which is forthcoming in volume 6 of the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference…
  • Jan 23

    Barbas's "Newsworthy"

    Barbas's "Newsworthy"
    Just out from the Stanford University Press is Newsworthy: The Supreme Court Battle over Privacy and Press Freedom, by Samantha Barbas, Professor of Law at University at Buffalo Law School.In 1952, the Hill family was held hostage by escaped…
Rank this Week: 429

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/
  • Jan 24

    The Art Of Judging

    The Art Of Judging
    A new judicial ethics opinion from South Carolina reaches an unsurprising result: ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT OPINION NO. 2 - 2017 RE: Propriety of the Magistrate’s Court placing artwork for sale in the courthouse…
  • Jan 24

    Payday

    Payday
    The Georgia Supreme Court has accepted the voluntary license surrender of an attorney after two petitions for a sanction less than disbarment had been rejected by the court Temple, who became a member of the Georgia Bar in 1990, admits...
  • Jan 23

    Hail Concordia!

    Hail Concordia!
    My old Idaho colleague Mike Oths (formerly Idaho Bar Counsel and now Magistrate Judge) has advised me that his Professional Responsibility class at Concordia University School of Law picks out a "case of the day" from this blog to…
Rank this Week: 42

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jan 24

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9261

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9261
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the eighteenth in a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9261 discusses the submission of documentary evidence and witness…
  • Jan 22

    Houston Woman Charged with Defrauding Professional Athlete

    Houston Woman Charged with Defrauding Professional Athlete
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Peggy Ann Fulford, 58, formerly of Houston and now residing in New Orleans, has been arrested and charged with wire fraud, mail fraud, interstate transportation of stolen property and money…
  • Jan 20

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9253

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9253
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: This is the seventeenth in a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9253 states that a respondent in a disciplinary proceeding has…
Rank this Week: 113

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 506

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 24

    Silencing Nair Rodriguez: Of Pigs, Cowards And Killer Cop

    Silencing Nair Rodriguez: Of Pigs, Cowards And Killer Cop
    Nair Rodriguez has damn good reason to be angry and emotional. Her husband, Luis, was killed by police in front of her and her daughter, in Moore, Oklahoma. The underlying facts of this killing, which never made “big” news at the…
  • Jan 24

    NY Times To Resurrect The Serial Campus Rapist Myth

    NY Times To Resurrect The Serial Campus Rapist Myth
    Anyone with a smattering of knowledge about the wild west of campus sexual assault hysteria would know that the study by David Lisak was utterly, thoroughly, totally debunked. And, for a brief shining moment, it disappeared from the dialogue,…
  • Jan 23

    Bet You Can’t Read Just One

    Bet You Can’t Read Just One
    The posts at Fault Lines are, ahem, exceptional. If you want something to read that will really make you think, read Fault Lines. This is what you’ll find there today: By Thomas Johnson: SHOULD THE POLICE BE LEFT TO DECIDE WHO’S…
Rank this Week: 83

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Tick, tock

    Tick, tock
    Next Tuesday marks the end of this year's dreadful, pitiful ObamaCare Open Enrollment. Folks who sign before time runs out will have a March 1 effective date.Which of course means that they're uninsured for a month or so, so perhaps a Short…
  • Jan 23

    "X" for the Block!

    "X" for the Block!
    Last we looked, the previous administration was looking to hold up the proposed merger of Humana and Aetna:"The Department of Justice announced Thursday that it would file lawsuits against the proposed merger[s] ... there are [currently] five…
  • Jan 20

    Universal Life's Rocky Road: The Latest

    Universal Life's Rocky Road: The Latest
    As we've been saying for a long time, the first few Universal Life iterations contained the seeds of their own destruction. Flashing forward a bit, we more recently noted that carriers themselves seem to have a penchant for, shall we say,…
Rank this Week: 513

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jan 24

    Trump signs order withdrawing from Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Trump signs order withdrawing from Trans-Pacific Partnership
    US President Donald Trump [official website] signed a memorandum [text] Monday withdrawing the US from the Tran-Pacific Partnership (TPP) [NYT backgrounder]. The TPP, signed [JURIST report] nearly a year ago, was a trade pact between the US…
  • Jan 23

    Netanyahu lifts restrictions on settlement building in East Jerusalem

    Netanyahu lifts restrictions on settlement building in East Jerusalem
    [JURIST] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu [official website] said Sunday he will be lifting restrictions on Israelis building settlements in East Jerusalem. The statement said [Reuters report] “My vision is to enact sovereignty…
  • Jan 23

    Supreme Court declines to hear Texas appeal on voter ID law

    Supreme Court declines to hear Texas appeal on voter ID law
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday declined [order list, PDF] to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state’s voter identification requirements. The Republican-backed law had been considered one of the…
Rank this Week: 3

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Jan 24

    Baugh v. Cuprum – $11M Ladder Injury Verdict Affirmed

    Baugh v. Cuprum – $11M Ladder Injury Verdict Affirmed
    A federal appeals court has affirmed an $11 million ladder injury verdict awarded to a suburban man who suffered severe brain damage when the ladder on which he was standing collapsed. The jury found in favor of plaintiff’s claim that…
  • Jan 23

    Fort Myers/ Cape Coral Named No. 1 in Nation for Pedestrian Accident

    Fort Myers/ Cape Coral Named No. 1 in Nation for Pedestrian Accident
    Want to go for a stroll? If you live in Fort Myers, you may want to think twice. The Fort Myers-Cape Coral metro area is the No. 1 most dangerous in the country for people to walk. Nowhere in the nation was the risk of a pedestrian accident…
  • Jan 17

    Beach Boardwalk Fall Case Goes to Trial

    Beach Boardwalk Fall Case Goes to Trial
    Some people go to the beach fearing only the small chance they’ll encounter a shark close to shore. In fact, there are a number of other more serious hazards on land.  That’s what one man found while visiting Myrtle Beach,…
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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/
  • Jan 24

    Park et al. on Economics of Cybercrime

    Park et al. on Economics of Cybercrime
    Jiyong Park, Daegon Cho, Jae Kyu Lee and Byungtae Lee (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) - College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) - College of Business, KAIST Business School…
  • Jan 23

    "Microsoft Asserts Clients’ Rights in FBI E-Mail Searches Fight"

    "Microsoft Asserts Clients’ Rights in FBI E-Mail Searches Fight"
    From Bloomberg Technology, via NACDL news scan: Microsoft Corp.’s effort to halt the FBI’s so-called sneak-and-peek searches of e-mails may ride on whether it’s allowed to defend its customers’ constitutional rights. The judge who…
  • Jan 23

    "Minnesota court on the Fifth Amendment and compelling fingerprints to unlock a phone"

    "Minnesota court on the Fifth Amendment and compelling fingerprints to unlock a phone"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: On appeal, Diamond argued that the government violated his Fifth Amendment rights because the government made Diamond select which finger to use. Specifically, Diamond argued that he…
Rank this Week: 92

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Applying for the California Property Tax Welfare Exemption: An Overview

    Applying for the California Property Tax Welfare Exemption: An Overview
    Nonprofits exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code are not automatically exempt from property taxes. In California, depending upon ownership and use of the property, eligible nonprofit organizations may separately apply and…
  • Jan 20

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/20/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/20/17
    Today, Donald Trump becomes the President of the United States of America “as one of the most unpopular presidents in recent American history … pushing an agenda that most Americans don’t…
  • Jan 13

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/13/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/13/17
    The past week was marked by President Obama‘s farewell address, President-Elect Trump‘s denial and denouncement of an unsubstantiated report that said Russia had compromising information about him, Trump’s concession that…
Rank this Week: 916

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    DACA Statistics – DACA Quarterly Report FY2016-Q4

    DACA Statistics – DACA Quarterly Report FY2016-Q4
    The USCIS statistics on DACA Initial cases for the fourth quarter of FY2016, from 7/1/16 to 9/30/16 show a total of 15,856 DACA requests accepted for processing, (N/A) biometric services appointments scheduled, 12,616 requests approved, and…
  • Jan 23

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (11/30/16) *Using New Specific Date Format

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (11/30/16) *Using New Specific Date Format
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 1/11/17 with processing dates as of 11/30/16. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Jan 20

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
Rank this Week: 979

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Could “The Last Jedi” Actually Be Practicing Religion in Your Workplace?

    Could “The Last Jedi” Actually Be Practicing Religion in Your Workplace?
    Yesterday, news came out that Episode 8 (I mean, VIII) of the Star Wars series would be named “The Last Jedi”. Which reminded me about an article in The New York Times I saw a few weeks ago that I had been meaning to write about.…
  • Jan 19

    New York (State and City) Imposes New Rules for Freelancers, State Contract

    New York (State and City) Imposes New Rules for Freelancers, State Contract
    My colleagues, Clarisse Thomas, Keegan Drenosky and I have been busy keeping track of the developments in New York which may impact Connecticut employers with cross-border business.  Here are two of the most recent developments.…
  • Jan 18

    Connecticut Legislative Session Preview: Is a New State Overtime Rule In Play?

    Connecticut Legislative Session Preview: Is a New State Overtime Rule In Play?
    The Connecticut General Assembly is back in session and with significant budget deficits looming, it’s not going to be an easy year for legislators. From a labor and employment law session, once again it will be interesting to see what…
Rank this Week: 153

TechnoEsq

TechnoEsq

Covers the use of technology and computers in the legal profession. By Finis Price.

http://www.technoesq.com
  • Jan 24

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
  • Jan 11

    Ghostwriting in Legal Blog

    Ghostwriting in Legal Blog
    Kevin O’Keefe over at LexBlog has a fantastic article discussing the question of whether ghostwritten Lawyer Blogs are unethical. This is an issue which has been percolating for some time. This has been hastened by companies such as FindLaw…
  • Nov 8

    Join Me at MILOfest November 10-12

    Join Me at MILOfest November 10-12
    MILOfest (the 3 day convention for Mac using lawyers from MILO) is November 10-12 in Orlando this year. I will be speaking on OS X Lion as well as using the iPad in your law practice. Many more talented speakers will be there including, Mark…
Rank this Week: 459

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 49

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Jan 24

    Bruhl on Standing in Multiple Plaintiff Case

    Bruhl on Standing in Multiple Plaintiff Case
    Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl (William & Mary Law School) has posted One Good Plaintiff is Not Enough on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article concerns an aspect of Article III standing that has figured in many of the highest-profile…
  • Jan 24

    Bessler on the Influence of Beccaria on American Law

    Bessler on the Influence of Beccaria on American Law
    John D. Bessler (University of Baltimore - School of Law) has posted The Italian Enlightenment and the American Revolution: Cesare Beccaria's Forgotten Influence on American Law (Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2017)…
  • Jan 23

    Halpin on Hohfeld & Rule

    Halpin on Hohfeld & Rule
    Andrew Halpin (National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law) has posted Hohfeld and Rules (In "The Legacy Of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major Works, Select Personal Papers, And Original Commentaries (Shyam Balganesh, Ted Sichelman…
Rank this Week: 20