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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

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

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

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

    State of the Law Center

    State of the Law Center
    No description is available at this time.
  • Sep 28

    Hart Lecture

    Hart Lecture
    http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV6u-fSinxcxvjMPZj9GG5g/live
Rank this Week: 482

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…
  • Sep 26

    Ex-Investment Adviser and Talk Show Host Once Again Takes Industry Ban Against Him to the Appeals Court

    Ex-Investment Adviser and Talk Show Host Once Again Takes Industry Ban Against Him to the Appeals Court
    Three years after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission barred Ray Lucia Sr. from the securities industry, the ex-investment adviser and radio talk show host is still seeking to overturn that decision. Last week, he filed a petition…
Rank this Week: 500

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 51

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Sep 30

    LOOKING @ NUNEZ

    LOOKING @ NUNEZ
    Prison Reform: The Monitor’s First Report in the Nunez Case Image Credit: CityLaw Recently the City got some good news about Rikers Island, a change from the bad news of recent years. On August 2, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio, …
  • Sep 30

    WORRIED ABOUT BENEFIT CUTS

    WORRIED ABOUT BENEFIT CUTS
    U.S. Workers Still Worry Most About Benefits Cuts by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights 30% worry about having benefits reduced 20% worry about pay cut, 19% about being laid off Worker worries have eased since 2014…
  • Sep 30

    LOOKING @ CHILD BURN INJURIES

    LOOKING @ CHILD BURN INJURIES
    Parents sought for university study on child burn injuries Parents whose children have suffered burn injuries are being sought for a research project being led by an academic from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). The…
Rank this Week: 6

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 30

    Inmate death a challenge for Md., other states: How to tell victims?

    Inmate death a challenge for Md., other states: How to tell victims?
    Marshall Metz had served five years of a life sentence for murdering his wife when his stepson Jimmy Trout got a startling message from Maryland’s automated victim-notification service: “This e-mail is to inform you that Marshall…
  • Sep 30

    Legal Secretary

    Legal Secretary
    Busy Hunt Valley law firm in need of full-time experienced Legal Secretary. Excellent salary and benefits. Email resume to  Heather@frankdailylaw.com. The Law Offices of Frank F. Daily, P.A.
  • Sep 30

    Rejected Md. medical marijuana grower wants to join lawsuit

    Rejected Md. medical marijuana grower wants to join lawsuit
    A second company that was denied a preliminary license to grow medical marijuana in Maryland is seeking to join a lawsuit challenging how the 15 potentially lucrative licenses were awarded. Maryland Cultivation and Processing filed paperwork…
Rank this Week: 305

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Sep 30

    Thompson v. Alabama: Addressing the Racist Roots of Felon Disenfranchisement

    Thompson v. Alabama: Addressing the Racist Roots of Felon Disenfranchisement
    by Danielle Lang, Deputy Director of Voting Rights and Anna Bodi, Partner Legal Fellow at The Campaign Legal CenterLarry Joe Newby is a U.S. citizen living in Huntsville, Alabama. Mr. Newby is married, attends church, is raising his two…
  • Sep 30

    Clean Power Plan Goes the Distance in Marathon Hearing

    Clean Power Plan Goes the Distance in Marathon Hearing
    In February, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the United State Court of Appeals for…
  • Sep 28

    The Consumer Case for the Clean Power Pan

    The Consumer Case for the Clean Power Pan
    In February, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the United State Court of Appeals for…
Rank this Week: 180

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Sep 30

    Recently published on SSRN (and…

    Recently published on SSRN (and forthcoming in Drake Law Review): "Under the Radar: Neuroimaging Evidence in the Criminal Courtroom" LYN M. GAUDET, Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for Law, Science, and Innovation GARY E. MARCHANT,…
  • Sep 30

    International Bioethics Retreat in Pari

    International Bioethics Retreat in Pari
  • Sep 29

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    "Sixth Sense" May Be More Than Just a Feeling, NIH The Psychology Behind Why Clowns Creep Us Out, The Conversation Tech Giants Team Up To Tackle The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence, NPR Can CRISPR–Cas9 Boost Intelligence?, Scientific…
Rank this Week: 556

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 109

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

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Sep 30

    The Return of Stop and Frisk?

    The Return of Stop and Frisk?
    Donald Trump’s statements during the first presidential debate of 2016 raised two issues about Stop and Frisk; a controversial practice used by police departments across the country. Firstly, there was confusion about the accuracy of…
  • Sep 29

    Trump Disagrees with Ramani Having Constitutional Right

    Trump Disagrees with Ramani Having Constitutional Right
    Donald Trump has added the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States to his ever-growing list of laws that he wants to either change or ax if he becomes president. This time, Mr. Trump is focused on the fact that the man who is…
  • Sep 28

    What Employees Ought to Know About Dreadlocks in the Workplace

    What Employees Ought to Know About Dreadlocks in the Workplace
    On September 16, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that prohibiting an employee from wearing his or her hair in dreadlocks is not racial discrimination.  Historically, courts have found in favor of employers on this issue.…
Rank this Week: 52

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: 4

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 30

    How to Best Incorporate Religion into Estate Planning

    How to Best Incorporate Religion into Estate Planning
    Estate planners combine several aspects when working with clients, and showing sensitivity to a client’s religious concerns should be incorporated when necessary. When selecting fiduciaries, clients who seek to implement religious values…
  • Sep 30

    Estate Allowed Theft Loss Deduction for Property Held by LLC

    Estate Allowed Theft Loss Deduction for Property Held by LLC
    The Tax Court decided a case of first impression with the issue of whether an estate could take a theft loss deduction for a property held by an LLC. The decedent owned a 99% interest in a LLC, but the...
  • Sep 29

    Spousal Lifetime Access Trust

    Spousal Lifetime Access Trust
    Modest net worth individuals need to balance their desire to make lifetime gifts with the need to maintain adequate funds to support their future. For married couples, a spousal lifetime access trust (SLAT) provides a solution. One spouse…
Rank this Week: 73

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Concussion and Chronic Low Back Pain

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Concussion and Chronic Low Back Pain
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing damages for a concussion and chronic soft tissue injuries sustained in a collision. In today’s case (Purewal v. Li) the…
  • Sep 22

    BC Supreme Court – Articles Cited in Expert Reports Are Not Evidence

    BC Supreme Court – Articles Cited in Expert Reports Are Not Evidence
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, confirming that articles cited in expert reports are not evidence and outlining how these documents can be used at trial. In today’s case (Cambie…
  • Sep 21

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Damage Assessment in Polytrauma Injury Case

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Damage Assessment in Polytrauma Injury Case
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for multiple injuries sustained in a vehicle collision. In today’s case (Chappell v. Loyie) the Plaintiff was injured when his…
Rank this Week: 808

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/
  • Sep 30

    Fisk & Richardson on Police Union

    Fisk & Richardson on Police Union
    Catherine Fisk and L. Song Richardson (University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law) have posted Police Unions (George Washington Law Review, Vol. 85, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Sep 30

    Sheley on Victim Impact Statements and Expressive Punishment

    Sheley on Victim Impact Statements and Expressive Punishment
    Erin L. Sheley (University of Calgary Faculty of Law) has posted Victim Impact Statements and Expressive Punishment in the Age of Social Media (Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Victim impact statements (VIS)…
  • Sep 29

    Bailey on Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence

    Bailey on Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence
    Jane Bailey (University of Ottawa - Common Law Section) has posted Canadian Legal Approaches to 'Cyberbullying' and Cyberviolence: An Overview on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As early as the mid 1990s Canadian economic and social policy…
Rank this Week: 164

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Sep 30

    Petronas Considering Selling Stake in Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal

    Petronas Considering Selling Stake in Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal
    Reuters reports that three unnamed sources “familiar with the matter” have revealed that Petronas is considering selling its majority stake in the proposed $27 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal near Prince Rupert,…
  • Sep 28

    Canadian Government Conditionally Approves Petronas’s Pacific NorthWest LNG Terminal

    Canadian Government Conditionally Approves Petronas’s Pacific NorthWest LNG Terminal
    CBC News reports that the Canadian federal government has approved Petronas’s proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia with 190 legally binding conditions. According to the report, majority…
  • Sep 26

    Environmental Assessment for Petronas Project Due Next Monday

    Environmental Assessment for Petronas Project Due Next Monday
    CBC News reports that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s final environmental report on Petronas’s proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) export terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia is due to be released…
Rank this Week: 125

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 262

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: 8

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: 13

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 100

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Voon: Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health

    Voon: Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health
    Tania S.L. Voon (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) has posted Philip Morris v Uruguay: Implications for Public Health (Journal of World Investment & Trade, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This short article considers the implications for public…
  • Sep 30

    Warwas: The Liability of Arbitral Institutions: Legitimacy Challenges and Functional Response

    Warwas: The Liability of Arbitral Institutions: Legitimacy Challenges and Functional Response
    Barbara Alicja Warwas (Hague Univ. of Applied Sciences - Law) has published The Liability of Arbitral Institutions: Legitimacy Challenges and Functional Responses (Asser Press 2016). Here's the abstract:The topic of civil liability in…
  • Sep 30

    Finnemore & Hollis: Constructing Norms for Global Cybersecurity

    Finnemore & Hollis: Constructing Norms for Global Cybersecurity
    Martha Finnemore (George Washington Univ. - Political Science and International Affairs) & Duncan B. Hollis (Temple Univ. - Law) have posted Constructing Norms for Global Cybersecurity (American Journal of International Law, forthcoming).…
Rank this Week: 171

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    People v. Bell (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 29, 2016)

    People v. Bell (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 29, 2016)
    Michael Bell committed a horrible crime.  Which the Court of Appeal describes in chilling detail.He was nine days short of his 15th birthday at the time, and no one actually died, so he's got to have at least the possibility of getting…
  • Sep 30

    Cameranesi v. US DOD (9th Cir. - Sept. 30, 2016)

    Cameranesi v. US DOD (9th Cir. - Sept. 30, 2016)
    Panel draws matter.The issue here is whether the public should be permitted under FOIA to view the names of students at the School of the Americas (now called the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation).The majority says that…
  • Sep 29

    Coe v. City of San Diego (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 28, 2016)

    Coe v. City of San Diego (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 28, 2016)
    R.I.P. Cheetah's San Diego.Personally, I'm not into strip clubs.  For the obvious, traditional reasons and more.  As for the rules, in San Diego, you need a permit, and also can't serve alcohol if the dancers are "nude".  Plus…
Rank this Week: 718

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Doing History: Comparing Approaches to the Historian's Craft

    Doing History: Comparing Approaches to the Historian's Craft
    [We have the following announcement.]Since 1991, the Supreme Court Historical Society, the U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the White House Historical Association have partnered to present the National Heritage Lecture. The 2016 National…
  • Sep 30

    Pye on the Black Lawyer before Brown v. Board of Education

    Pye on the Black Lawyer before Brown v. Board of Education
    David Kenneth Pye, an independent scholar who holds a PhD from the University of California, San Diego, has posted Before Civil Rights Was in Vogue: The Black Lawyer Before Brown:Scholars cannot become too infatuated with Equal Protection…
  • Sep 30

    Chambers on Adoption in Ontario

    Chambers on Adoption in Ontario
    Out this month with the University of Toronto Press is A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario, 1921-2015 by Lori Chambers (Lakehead University). From the publisher: Lori Chambers’ fascinating study explores the legal history of adoption…
Rank this Week: 331

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 30

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, David Gamage (UC-Berkeley) reviews a new paper on a topic of great concern to many law students: Treasury Should Exclude Income from Discharge of Student Loans, by John R. Brooks (Georgetown), 152 Tax Notes 751 (Aug. 1, 2016). As…
  • Sep 30

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today At Florida

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today At Florida
    Ruth Mason (Virginia) presents Citizenship Taxation, 89 S. Cal. L. Rev. 169 (2016), at Florida today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Yariv Brauner: The United States is the only country that taxes its citizens’…
  • Sep 30

    Tax Profs Weigh In On The Trump Foundation's Tax Issue

    Tax Profs Weigh In On The Trump Foundation's Tax Issue
    Washington Post, How Donald Trump Retooled His Charity to Spend Other People’s Money: New York Times op-ed: An Uncharitable Foundation, by Linda Sugin (Fordham): In addition to being the Republican nominee for president, Donald J. Trump is…
Rank this Week: 18

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 49

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

Provides legal information and resources for federal construction contractors. By Payne Hackenbracht & Sullivan.

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
Rank this Week: 474

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 30

    Public Policy Forum on the Forthcoming FTC Report on Patent Assertion Entities Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Public Policy Forum on the Forthcoming FTC Report on Patent Assertion Entities Thursday, October 13, 2016
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law will host a Public Policy Forum on the Forthcoming FTC Report on Patent Assertion Entities. This lunch-time forum event will be held at Top of...
  • Sep 30

    Arbitration and Competition Law: Integrating Europe Through Arbitration

    Arbitration and Competition Law: Integrating Europe Through Arbitration
    Marianela Lopez-Galdos, GW Law, describes Arbitration and Competition Law: Integrating Europe Through Arbitration. ABSTRACT: The analysis presents an insightful study of how the use of arbitration to solve antitrust-related disputes is…
  • Sep 30

    EU Competition Rules in the Insurance Sector: A Different World in Change

    EU Competition Rules in the Insurance Sector: A Different World in Change
    Fabian Stancke, Brunswick European Law School and Josef Hainz, Dentons Europe LLP discuss EU Competition Rules in the Insurance Sector: A Different World in Change. ABSTRACT: Although the insurance industry is subject not only to its…
Rank this Week: 90

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: 360

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/
  • Sep 30

    Gelpern & Gerding on Safe Asset

    Gelpern & Gerding on Safe Asset
    Anna Gelpern and Erik F. Gerding (Georgetown University Law Center and University of Colorado Law School) have posted Inside Safe Assets (Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: “Safe assets” is a catch-all…
  • Sep 30

    Varuhas on Damages & Human Right

    Varuhas on Damages & Human Right
    Jason N. E. Varuhas (University of Melbourne Law School) has posted Damages and Human Rights: Introduction (Chapter 1 of JNE Varuhas, Damages and Human Rights (Hart Publishing, 2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Damages and Human Rights is…
  • Sep 30

    Stacey on Dynamic Regulatory Constitutionalism

    Stacey on Dynamic Regulatory Constitutionalism
    Richard Stacey (University of Toronto, Faculty of Law) has posted Dynamic Regulatory Constitutionalism: Taking Legislation Seriously in the Enforcement of Economic and Social Rights (Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy,…
Rank this Week: 60

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Investigation of Jerome Krause and First Heartland Capital

    Investigation of Jerome Krause and First Heartland Capital
    If you have suffered losses investing with Jerome Krause and First Heartland Capital, The White Law Group may be able to help. Jerome Krause, a broker with First Heartland Capital Inc. must pay $600,000 in damages to an elderly couple after…
  • Sep 30

    Investor Alert: Wells Fargo Advisors to Pay Client $262,000

    Investor Alert: Wells Fargo Advisors to Pay Client $262,000
    A FINRA arbitration panel has ordered Wells Fargo Advisors to pay a former client more than $262,000 for failing to promptly liquidate his brokerage account, according to a recent FINRA filing. Jeffrey Ball, a Los Angeles psychologist,…
  • Sep 29

    Investor Alert: Atlas Energy Group Stock Dive

    Investor Alert: Atlas Energy Group Stock Dive
    A painful sell-off of Atlas Energy Group yesterday saw shares fall more than 42%. The sell-off comes a day after the stock rallied more than 19% on news that hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman had purchased 1,277,162 shares. The…
Rank this Week: 75

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 30

    Twenty Year Anniversary of IIRIRA

    Twenty Year Anniversary of IIRIRA
    It is an anniversary of sorts today. On September 30, 1996, the U.S. Congress enacted the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), dramatically changing U.S. immigration policy and setting in motion a…
  • Sep 30

    Trump's Racism and Sexism is Getting Worse Everyday

    Trump's Racism and Sexism is Getting Worse Everyday
    Joan Walsh writes for the Nation: It’s no accident that three of Trump’s victims—[Alicia] Machado, the Khan family and Judge Gonzalo Curiel—are not white. Hostility to minorities is the animating energy of the campaign. But the…
  • Sep 29

    A Sign of the Times? At Least in California

    A Sign of the Times? At Least in California
    A Billboard from Sacramento International Airport Photo courtesy of Anupam Chander KJ Related articles Sacramento airport gets federal grant for improvements How Will The Golden 1 Center Keep Birds Out? Billboards Selena: Twenty Years Ago…
Rank this Week: 162

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 30

    Nevada top court rules school funding system unconstitutional

    Nevada top court rules school funding system unconstitutional
    The Supreme Court of Nevada [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Thursday that the funding provision of the state’s Education Saving Account (ESA) [official website] program is unconstitutional under the Nevada Constitution [text].…
  • Sep 30

    Saudi Arabia condemns passage of 9/11 bill authorizing civil suits for damage

    Saudi Arabia condemns passage of 9/11 bill authorizing civil suits for damage
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia [official website] has condemned [press release] the passage of the 9/11 bill [JURIST report], called the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) [bill, text], that would allow the…
  • Sep 30

    UN calls for independent investigation into US drone strike in Afghanistan

    UN calls for independent investigation into US drone strike in Afghanistan
    The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday condemned [press release] an airstrike launched by unmanned aerial vehicle that struck a civilian home killing 15 and injuring 13, including one child. The airstrike, apparently…
Rank this Week: 276

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 30

    Law School Action Comic

    Law School Action Comic
    (Alex Ruskell)
  • Sep 29

    Some Thoughts on Teaching Outlining, etc.

    Some Thoughts on Teaching Outlining, etc.
    As mentioned in a previous blog, most of my law school outlines were - simply put - not outlines…and not useful at all in law school. Rather, my outlines were just my regurgitated notes with my case briefs and class...
  • Sep 28

    Is Your ASP Office a “Safe Space”?

    Is Your ASP Office a “Safe Space”?
    As of late, the higher education world and various outlets have been buzzing about “Safe Spaces”, “Free Speech”, and other related topics. I am not going to insert myself into this discussion nor am I going to express my viewpoint....
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The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 16

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Sep 30

    Stupid Design Patent of the Month: Rectangles on a Screen

    Stupid Design Patent of the Month: Rectangles on a Screen
    On October 11, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in the long-running Apple-Samsung litigation. The issue is whether Apple, by virtue of having its designed patents infringed by Samsung, is entitled to all of…
  • Sep 30

    EFF Asks Court to Block U.S. From Prosecuting Security Researcher For Detecting and Publishing Computer Vulnerabilitie

    EFF Asks Court to Block U.S. From Prosecuting Security Researcher For Detecting and Publishing Computer Vulnerabilitie
    DMCA Provision Violates Author’s First Amendment Right to Publish Research About Computer SecurityWashington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked a court Thursday for an order that would prevent the government from…
  • Sep 29

    Shadow Regulation: the Back-Room Threat to Digital Right

    Shadow Regulation: the Back-Room Threat to Digital Right
    When a new law threatens to stifle online speech, to limit our use of the Internet, or allow others to control our digital devices, we can push back in a variety of ways—participating in formal consultations, calling or petitioning our…
Rank this Week: 238

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Sep 30

    Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hepatitis A Outbreak Slow

    Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hepatitis A Outbreak Slow
    Several states, CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Information available at this time does not indicate an ongoing risk of acquiring…
  • Sep 27

    130 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland , New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin

    130 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland , New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin
    As of today, 105 Virginia residents who had tested positive for hepatitis A reported consuming a smoothie at Tropical Smoothie Café prior to becoming ill. Approximately 35% of the residents, for whom information is available, have…
  • Sep 27

    E. coli O103 Recall of Beef Trim

    E. coli O103 Recall of Beef Trim
    Caviness Beef Packers, a Hereford, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 2,100 pounds of boneless beef trim products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and…
Rank this Week: 290

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 30

    Roy Moore suspended for remainder of term

    Roy Moore suspended for remainder of term
    The Alabama Court of the Judiciary suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore for the remainder of his term in office. The focus of the charges was a January 2016 administrative order, in which Moore advised the state's probate judges that the court's…
  • Sep 30

    Donald Trump . . .

    Donald Trump . . .
    is not Hitler; he is Woody Allen's character in Bananas.
  • Sep 30

    Designated Survivor, S1E2

    Designated Survivor, S1E2
    I think I am out. In part, as one reviewer said, it is a network drama--everything is on the nose and explained, in a way that comes across as stilted and unrealistic. For example, when the President reveals that he had lied about undercover…
Rank this Week: 131

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Sep 30

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick You know what would go great with that pumpkin spice latte? Reading about the latest in EPA science! Indoor Chemical Exposure Research Many cleaning products, personal care products, pesticides, furnishings, and…
  • Sep 29

    Indoor Chemical Exposure: Novel Research for the 21st Century

    Indoor Chemical Exposure: Novel Research for the 21st Century
    By Meridith M. Fry, Ph.D. While it is widely known that nearly every consumer product contains chemicals, have you ever wondered what chemicals lurk inside your home or office building?  Semivolatile organic compounds (SVOCs) are…
  • Sep 29

    What’s Green and Growing in the River?

    What’s Green and Growing in the River?
    by Jon Markovich The Mid-Atlantic Region has many great walking, biking, and hiking trails that meander through the woods and provide us with the chance to escape into the natural environment.  One of my favorite activities on a hike is…
Rank this Week: 136

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Sep 30

    Breitburn Energy Partners LP Filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

    Breitburn Energy Partners LP Filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
    This past May, 2016, Breitburn Energy Partners LP filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, another casualty of plunging oil prices. Many investors were sold this investment by their brokerage firms and financial advisors who failed to…
  • Sep 30

    Reverse Convertible Notes – UBS Financial Once Again Violates its Customers’ Trust

    Reverse Convertible Notes – UBS Financial Once Again Violates its Customers’ Trust
    On September 28, 2016, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission announced that it had imposed severe monetary penalties on UBS Financial Services in connection with the firm’s activities involving nearly $10.7 billion of…
  • Sep 30

    Brokerages not Paying out Arbitration Award

    Brokerages not Paying out Arbitration Award
    Aware of this issue for many years, FINRA has made little progress in finding a way to ensure investors get what they are owed. Back in 2000, a report was issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office that stated, the industry needed to…
Rank this Week: 147

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, truck accidents, and personal injury law in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Reminder : The Seat Belt = The Life Saver

    Reminder : The Seat Belt = The Life Saver
    As I am sure you know, seatbelts save lives. By not wearing your seat belt, or by wearing it improperly, this can be deadly. Recently, a 41-year old driver was headed northbound on Interstate 55, north of Lincoln, Illinois, when his vehicle…
  • Sep 11

    Avoid these Common Causes of Car Accident

    Avoid these Common Causes of Car Accident
    As you probably already know, there are a lot of car accidents here in Illinois. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 76,352 crashes reported in 2012 for which damage to any one person’s property totaled…
  • Sep 6

    Texting While Driving in Illinoi

    Texting While Driving in Illinoi
    Earlier this month, two individuals were driving northbound on Fosterburg Road in Alton, Illinois. During their commute, an oncoming southbound vehicle drifted into their lane, hitting them head on. Witnesses say that the at-fault driver was…
Rank this Week: 755

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Sep 30

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Gene Quinn: How NOT To Respond To An Office Action PTO Must Apply Phillips Standard When Construing Expired Patents Adam Liptak: Law On Disparaging Trademarks Gets Supreme Court Review Robert Sachs: Bad Science Makes Bad Patent Law-No Science…
  • Sep 29

    Lee v. Tam: Supreme Court Takes on the Slant

    Lee v. Tam: Supreme Court Takes on the Slant
    by Dennis Crouch In its decision in this trademark registration case, the Federal Circuit found the statutory prohibition against registering “disparaging marks” an unconstitutional governmental regulation of speech in…
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update
    by Dennis Crouch Cooper v. Lee and Cooper v. Square are both ask the same question: whether 35 U.S.C. §318(b) violates Article III of the United States Constitution, to the extent that it empowers an executive…
Rank this Week: 217

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Sep 30

    EEO-1 reports will require comp information starting 2017-18

    EEO-1 reports will require comp information starting 2017-18
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday that it will indeed start requiring employers with 100 or more employees to include compensation information in their annual EEO-1 reports. This includes companies that…
  • Sep 30

    FLSA overtime rule: With all these efforts to block it, can employers relax?

    FLSA overtime rule: With all these efforts to block it, can employers relax?
    Last week, two lawsuits were filed in federal court in Texas seeking to block the Final Rule on white-collar exemptions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which was issued in May. Meanwhile, legislation that…
  • Sep 30

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Our Franchise Industry Group is out with a new bulletin this week, discussing the recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Williams v. Jani-King. The plaintiffs in this case, former franchisees, claim that…
Rank this Week: 289

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Three Cautionary Tales: Drivers Make DUIs Obviou

    Three Cautionary Tales: Drivers Make DUIs Obviou
    Poor motor skills, the smell of alcohol and red eyes are all signs that someone could be DUI in Los Angeles. But police officers don’t always have to use those clues to know that something is wrong; the situations themselves can make it…
  • Sep 28

    Free Rides Home Yields Fewer DUI Arrest

    Free Rides Home Yields Fewer DUI Arrest
    Drivers who want to party on New Year’s Eve but don’t want to risk an arrest on a charge of DUI in Los Angeles usually have some options: free rides on public transit, or a “Tipsy Tow” offered by a local AAA driving…
  • Sep 26

    Dad Kills Daughter in DUI Accident

    Dad Kills Daughter in DUI Accident
    For most parents, the chilling prospect of losing a child in a car crash would be enough to persuade them from DUI in Los Angeles when their son or daughter is riding with them. But that didn’t deter one father in Cortland, New York,…
Rank this Week: 769

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Sep 30

    Stem Client Roundup for September 2016

    Stem Client Roundup for September 2016
    With September at an end, it is officially fall now: a time for sticking to routines and being a little more disciplined. We hope the transition from laid-back summer to buckle-down fall hasn’t been too painful! Here’s a look at…
  • Aug 31

    Stem Client Roundup for August 2016

    Stem Client Roundup for August 2016
    It’s official: only 21 days of summer left. As I pondered that great mystery (how is it that summer goes by so much more quickly than the other seasons?), I compiled this month’s client roundup. As always, it’s neat to…
  • Jul 29

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2016

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2016
    We interrupt the lazy, hazy days of summer to bring you the July 2016 edition of Stem Client Roundup, our monthly compilation of notable client activities and achievements: Loom Anayltics was profiled in National Magazine’s “Five…
Rank this Week: 335

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/
  • Sep 30

    DOJ Consumer Protection Branch - September Announcement

    DOJ Consumer Protection Branch - September Announcement
    Below are announcement from the Department of Justice's Consumer Protection Branch about its work in September: Dual Jamaican-U.S. Citizen Pleads Guilty in Connection with Jamaica-Based Lottery Fraud Scheme (9/28/16) Woman Sentenced for…
  • Sep 30

    Media Reports on How Wells Fargo's Arbitration Clauses Might Block Consumers from Obtaining Compensation

    Media Reports on How Wells Fargo's Arbitration Clauses Might Block Consumers from Obtaining Compensation
    Here is the Consumer Reports story. Excerpt: If a bank employee opens fake accounts and credit cards in your name, as recently happened at Wells Fargo, you may be charged fees for those fake accounts, which you didn't pay because...
  • Sep 30

    Wells Fargo sanctioned for violating rights of service member

    Wells Fargo sanctioned for violating rights of service member
    More Wells Fargo news this week: Wells Fargo will pay $4.1 million to settle Justice Department charges that it seized 413 cars owned by service members without a court order, a violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. The illegal...
Rank this Week: 715