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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
Rank this Week: 18

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 
  • Feb 25

    National Preservation Law Conference

    National Preservation Law Conference
     WHATNational Preservation Law ConferenceWHENWednesday, February 25, 20158:25 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.WHEREGeorgetown University Law CenterHart Auditorium, McDonough Hall600 New Jersey Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20001SCHEDULE 8:25 am…
  • Feb 19

    Public Private Symposium

    Public Private Symposium
Rank this Week: 634

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)
    However, Texas' public lewdness statute proscribes a wide range of conduct, including the consensual touching of breasts outside the clothing in public. Sec. 21.01. defines: (1) "Deviate sexual intercourse" means: (A) any contact between…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 793

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 16

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Feb 25

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The jury's failure to award damages for past pain and suffering that adequately compensates plaintiff for the pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life she experienced from the date of the accident to the date when the jury rendered…
  • Feb 22

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The Board also recognized the potential danger to teachers and employees such as plaintiff by limiting class sizes to no more than twelve (12) students who exhibited adverse social tendencies such as engaging in physical assaults. The…
Rank this Week: 611

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
  • Mar 6

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now
    An unfortunate part of my caseload, as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, is handling ignition interlock violations. I have written about the various kinds of violations in some detail, but always from the point of view of the…
  • Mar 2

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation
    Sometimes, when I tell someone that I am a DUI lawyer, they'll ask me what it's like to deal with criminals. I will then go on to clarify for the other party that while drinking and driving charges are, in...
Rank this Week: 541

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 27

    Court of Appeals Rules that 120-Day Extension Applies to HCLA Cases Filed under Saving Statute.

    Court of Appeals Rules that 120-Day Extension Applies to HCLA Cases Filed under Saving Statute.
             The interplay between the saving statute and the 120-day extension provided by the HCLA in Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-26-121(c) continues to be a hotly litigated topic, with the Tennessee Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 14

    Juror Interview in Vanderbilt Rape Trial Offers Good Practice Reminder

    Juror Interview in Vanderbilt Rape Trial Offers Good Practice Reminder
    The Tennessean has a fascinating video interview of Todd Easter, one of the jurors in the Corey Batey and Brandon Vandenburg rape trial.    Juror feedback in any case gives trial lawyers helpful information about how to present…
  • Feb 7

    Punitive Damages Affirmed in Tennessee Fraud Case

    Punitive Damages Affirmed in Tennessee Fraud Case
                In Overton v. Westgate Resorts, LTD., L.P., No. E2014-00303-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 30, 2015), the Court of Appeals recently affirmed a punitive damage award in a fraud and misrepresentation…
Rank this Week: 273

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: 6

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 16

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

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 26

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling
    Now available on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is an essay by Allan Erbsen entitled Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation. Allan reviews a recent article by Daniel Klerman & Greg Reilly, Forum Selling, the current…
  • Feb 24

    A New Federal Lawsuit, Plus Other Developments in the Alabama Marriage Litigation

    A New Federal Lawsuit, Plus Other Developments in the Alabama Marriage Litigation
    A new lawsuit was filed in federal court today by Cari Searcy, the plaintiff whose earlier case led to the initial ruling by Judge Callie Granade declaring Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. Searcy and Kimberly McKeand were…
  • Feb 23

    Dodge on International Comity

    Dodge on International Comity
    Bill Dodge has posted on SSRN a draft of his article, International Comity in American Law, which will be published in the Columbia Law Review. Here’s the abstract: International comity is one of the principal foundations of U.S. foreign…
Rank this Week: 493

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 26

    My law librarian responds in defense of the book

    My law librarian responds in defense of the book
    UCLA Law Librarian Kevin Gerson sent along some thoughts in response to my post the other day on law libraries: Here are a few thoughts on print resources in law libraries: The operating budget of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 26

    It happened again: Top law review that I can't crack as author asks me to referee an article

    It happened again: Top law review that I can't crack as author asks me to referee an article
    Back in 2011 I got a request from the Chicago Law Review to referee an article for them, which sort of pissed me off. Today I got one from the Yale Law Journal: I hope this note finds you well. I am... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 23

    A missed opportunity (more later)

    A missed opportunity (more later)
    #SCOTUS denies cert in inside trader's appeal raising challenge to SEC authority to define crimes http://t.co/CKXAfCyCRX — Alison Frankel (@AlisonFrankel) February 23, 2015 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full…
Rank this Week: 96

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    73% of England’s Chickens In Retail Have Campylobacter

    73% of England’s Chickens In Retail Have Campylobacter
    The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) today published the latest set of results from its year-long survey of Campylobacter on fresh chickens at retail. The results to date show:... Continue Reading
  • Feb 25

    USDA Secretary Vilsack Moves on Food Safety Rule

    USDA Secretary Vilsack Moves on Food Safety Rule
    “We’re going to move the timeline up,” Vilsack told Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. Phil Brasher reports that special safety labels for mechanically tenderized meat are likely to take effect as... Continue Reading
  • Feb 24

    FDA, CDC and FSIS – Food Sickens and Kill

    FDA, CDC and FSIS – Food Sickens and Kill
    The FDA, CDC and the USDA’s FSIS today released a report on the new method for analyzing outbreak data to determine which foods are responsible for illness related to four... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 60

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Feb 26

    Blogger Assassinated In Bangladesh

    Blogger Assassinated In Bangladesh
    Local media are reporting that blogger Avijit Roy has been hacked to death and his wife severely injured by unknown assailants as they were leaving a book fair near Dhaka University, Bangladesh. Law enforcement is searching for the attackers.…
  • Feb 26

    ALIS Conference In Nova Scotia February 27-28 2015

    ALIS Conference In Nova Scotia February 27-28 2015
    ALIS (the Artists' Legal Information Society) is holding its On the Edge of Now: Emerging Trends in Digital, Music, and IP Law conference February 27-28. More here at its website.
  • Feb 26

    Valuing Public Domain Photographs and Their Use On Wikipedia

    Valuing Public Domain Photographs and Their Use On Wikipedia
    Paul J. Heald, University of Illinois College of Law, and Kris Erikson and Martin Kretschmer, University of Glasgow, have published The Valuation of Unprotected Works: A Case Study of Public Domain Photographs on Wikipedia. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 106

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Feb 26

    Allen v Jet2

    Allen v Jet2
    A UK court today held that airlines could not delay payments for compensation claims under EU 261 while awaiting the outcome of a related case before the European Court of Justice. In this case, Jet2 had been postponing payment to...
  • Feb 25

    Journalists Arrested for Drone Operation in Pari

    Journalists Arrested for Drone Operation in Pari
    Details are still emerging, but reports tonight of three Al Jazeera journalists in Paris for the operation of a remotely piloted aircraft illustrate the difficulty ahead in formulating appropriate public policy to meet the challenges…
  • Feb 19

    French Court Rules on Damages for Yemenia 626 Crash

    French Court Rules on Damages for Yemenia 626 Crash
    A french court has found Yemenia Airways liable for more than $34 million in damages arising from the 2009 crash of Flight 626.
Rank this Week: 175

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Dam You Winter, Bring On the Spring Market!

    Dam You Winter, Bring On the Spring Market!
    Predictions On the Spring Real Estate Market from a Panel of Local Experts “There’s no curb appeal if there’s no curb!” — Rona Fischman, 4 Buyers Real Estate We are less than a week away from March, which usually…
  • Feb 24

    Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability

    Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability
    With the record amount of snow, roof leaks and interior damage just beginning to hit Bay State homeowners, this spring should be a record season for Massachusetts home improvement contractors. But, according to a recent court…
  • Feb 21

    Upcoming Speaker Series: War Stories from the Real Estate Frontline | March 2, 2015

    Upcoming Speaker Series: War Stories from the Real Estate Frontline | March 2, 2015
    I will be speaking at the upcoming Metrowest Resourceful Realtor Meeting on March 2, 2015 at John Harvard’s Brewhouse at Shoppers World, Framingham. Networking starts at 5:45PM with dinner and speakers starting at 6:30PM. Any licensed…
Rank this Week: 473

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Feb 26

    Argument recap: Justices dubious of paying fees for defending bankruptcy fee application

    Argument recap: Justices dubious of paying fees for defending bankruptcy fee application
    It looked bleak for petitioner Baker Botts from the earliest moments of the argument yesterday in Baker Botts L.L.P. v. ASARCO LLC. The issue in the case is whether the fees that a law firm (Baker Botts) spends defending a fee application in…
  • Feb 26

    Book review: Law professor, feminist, and jurist extraordinaire

    Book review: Law professor, feminist, and jurist extraordinaire
    Scott Dodson, editor, The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cambridge University Press, 2015 (336 pp., cloth, $29.99) Scott Dodson, the editor of this volume, has brought together an impressive group of law professors, lawyers, historians, and…
Rank this Week: 21

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Feb 26

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive
    The Los Angeles Times: For contraception, U.S. women increasingly turn to IUDs and implants, by Karen Kaplan: IUDs and implants are safe, reliable, long-acting and reversible forms of birth control. Now there’s a new attribute to add to…
  • Feb 26

    House Republicans Attach Anti-Choice Provision to Education Bill

    House Republicans Attach Anti-Choice Provision to Education Bill
    The Huffington Post: House Republicans Slip Anti-Abortion Language Into Education Bill, by Laura Bassett: House Republicans attached language to a major education bill Wednesday night that would financially penalize school districts that…
  • Feb 26

    Review of Mo Yan's "Frog" -- A Novel About China's One-Child Policy

    Review of Mo Yan's "Frog" -- A Novel About China's One-Child Policy
    The New York Times: Review: In Mo Yan’s ‘Frog,’ a Chinese Abortionist Embodies State Power, by Janet Maslin: When the Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2012 and was warmly lauded by the Communist government,...
Rank this Week: 61

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 26

    Firearm-Related Injury and Death in the United State

    Firearm-Related Injury and Death in the United State
    Firearm-Related Injury and Death in the United States: A Call to Action From 8 Health Professional Organizations and the American Bar Association - Steven E. Weinberger, MD; David B. Hoyt, MD; Hal C. Lawrence III, MD; Saul Levin, MD, MPA;…
  • Feb 26

    Get away with Google Flight

    Get away with Google Flight
    Google Official Blog: “While winds howl, frost bites and snow falls, people dream of getting away from it all. Every year around this time, we see an uptick in searches for spring and summer travel from people who have had it up to here…
  • Feb 26

    Amnesty International Annual Report 2014-2015

    Amnesty International Annual Report 2014-2015
    This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. By Salil Shetty, Secretary General at Amnesty International “Governments pay lip service to the…
Rank this Week: 183

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Feb 26

    Hoffman Used Ringler Associates' Brand to Market Investment Scheme, WTF?

    Hoffman Used Ringler Associates' Brand to Market Investment Scheme, WTF?
    The Paul Hoffman story just appears worse the more I research.."Defendant Hoffman also used his entity, Ringler Associates*, to market the investment scheme" to add credibility to the investments... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Feb 26

    Paul Hoffman's Partner in 2003-2006 ATM Scheme Got 99 Years in Texas Jail

    Paul Hoffman's Partner in 2003-2006 ATM Scheme Got 99 Years in Texas Jail
    How is it that a former President of the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (1999-2000) could be involved, in whatever degree, in an alleged Ponzi scheme whose victims were mostly... This is a content summary only. Please click…
  • Feb 25

    Ex-Ringler, Atlas Broker Paid $700K to Settle Alleged Ponzi Lawsuit in 2009.

    Ex-Ringler, Atlas Broker Paid $700K to Settle Alleged Ponzi Lawsuit in 2009.
    The complaint against Paul Hoffman said the plan essentially worked as a Ponzi scheme , in which new investors’ funds were used to pay rental fees for the previous investors’ terminals until the... This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 99

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: 9

New York Law Thoughts

New York Law Thoughts

Covers New York personal injury topics. By Carol L. Schlitt.

http://nylawthoughts.com
  • Feb 26

    I Was Hit by a Car as a Pedestrian, What Should I Do?

    I Was Hit by a Car as a Pedestrian, What Should I Do?
    If you or a loved one has been hit by a car as a pedestrian, the experience can not only be frightening, but disorienting as well.  I have helped many people who have been stuck by a car, so let me offer some advice.  First and…
  • Feb 24

    Clearing Sidewalks of Snow and Ice in New York City

    Clearing Sidewalks of Snow and Ice in New York City
    We have suffered a brutal winter leaving us buried in snow and ice and weighed down by freezing temperatures. The winter leaves us with a basic question: who is responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and ice in New York City? And if you…
  • Feb 23

    After a Slip and Fall on Ice, What Should You Do Next?

    After a Slip and Fall on Ice, What Should You Do Next?
    With the terrible winter we’ve had, walking outside can be difficult even for the most cautious among us. If you slip and fall on ice, what should you do next? As an attorney who has helped many people after a slip and fall accident,…
Rank this Week: 859

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/
  • Feb 26

    "Supreme Court review of cell-site cases?"

    "Supreme Court review of cell-site cases?"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy, previewing oral argument from a case earlier this week: [T]he en banc Eleventh Circuit will hear oral argument in United States v. Davis, the case I blogged about here and hereon...
  • Feb 26

    Mailath et al. on When and How Punishment Must Fit the Crime

    Mailath et al. on When and How Punishment Must Fit the Crime
    George J. Mailath , Volker Nocke and Lucy White (University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics , University of Mannheim - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit) have posted When and How the Punishment Must…
  • Feb 26

    "Argentine Judge Rejects Criminal Case Against President"

    "Argentine Judge Rejects Criminal Case Against President"
    From The New York Times: BUENOS AIRES — An Argentine judge on Thursday dismissed the criminal allegations against President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner that had been brought by Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor who had accused her of…
Rank this Week: 98

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?
    Yesterday’s post China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China, was on how companies can sell their products into China via a China-based distributor. On Linkedin, in response to that post,…
  • Feb 25

    China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China

    China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China
    For most American SMEs, getting their products into China and then marketing, selling and delivering them is a difficult and massive task. Using an experienced Chinese distributor or distributors is oftentimes the best way for…
  • Feb 23

    China Business Deals: What China Business Deal?

    China Business Deals: What China Business Deal?
    Great article in The Hollywood Reporter. The article is by Michael Wolff and it is entitled, Hollywood’s Disappearing Chinese Money. But it is about a lot more than just Hollywood-China deals. It is really about all China deals. …
Rank this Week: 308

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 39

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 26

    Tom Benson Denied Expedited Appeal

    Tom Benson Denied Expedited Appeal
    The Texas Fourth Court of Appeals in San Antonio has rejected Tom Benson’s request for an expedited review of a lower court’s decision to temporarily oust the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner as steward of a trust created for...
  • Feb 26

    CLE on Practical Trust and Estate Planning

    CLE on Practical Trust and Estate Planning
    The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is holding a CLE entitled, Practical Trust and Estate Planning, on April 30-May 1, 2015 at the Marriot Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, California. Here is why you should…
  • Feb 26

    Fitness Star Greg Plitt Dies Intestate

    Fitness Star Greg Plitt Dies Intestate
    When Bravo T.V. fitness star Gregg Plitt was tragically hit and killed by a commuter train while shooting a sports drink commercial last month, he did not have a will. Now, Plitt’s family is trying to ensure his $800,000 estate...
Rank this Week: 47

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/
  • Feb 26

    WHAT, NO POLE DANCING?

    WHAT, NO POLE DANCING?
    Sign (posted in a NYC subway car) reads: "Poles Are For Your Safety, Not Your Latest Routine. Hold the pole, not our attention. A subway car is no place for showtime."
  • Feb 26

    HALF EMPTY?

    HALF EMPTY?
    A bottle looks empty .... As does a glass .... But no worries, as there's more to go around ....
  • Feb 26

    FRESH FISH FOR SALE

    FRESH FISH FOR SALE
    @ Galle, Sri Lanka
Rank this Week: 7

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 729

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Target Breach, Net Neutrality, Bob Marley

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Target Breach, Net Neutrality, Bob Marley
    In the big rule of the day, the FCC officially voted to regulate the Internet like a utility. Travis Crabtree has a quick (and good) reaction to that in today’s roundup. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 176. Bob Marley’s…
  • Feb 26

    Law firm digital publishing needs to be a conversation

    Law firm digital publishing needs to be a conversation
    Lost on most blogging lawyers and law firms is that blogging represents something much different than writing an article for dissemination. Blogging represents an opportunity to develop relationships with your readers. Relationships developed…
  • Feb 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Fish and SOX, Skin Cancer Apps, Beer Delivery

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Fish and SOX, Skin Cancer Apps, Beer Delivery
    Before we jump into the Top 10, we have a couple interesting pieces over on LXBN—first Zosha writes on how Keith Olbermann’s Twitter gaffe underscores the need for smart social media policies, and Montserrat Miller joined me on…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Feb 26

    Monroe Freedman

    Monroe Freedman
    From Leiter comes the news that Monroe Freedman, the extraordinary scholar of legal ethics, has passed.
  • Feb 26

    Ngov on Race Neutral Alternatives after Fisher v. University of Texa

    Ngov on Race Neutral Alternatives after Fisher v. University of Texa
    Eang L. Ngov (Barry University School of Law) has posted Following Fisher: Narrowly Tailoring Affirmative Action (64 Catholic University Law Review 1 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Affirmative action has been at the forefront of…
  • Feb 26

    Garnett on Religious Accommodation

    Garnett on Religious Accommodation
    Richard W. Garnett (Notre Dame Law School) has posted Religious Accommodations And — And Among — Civil Rights: Separation, Toleration, and Accommodation (88 S. Cal. L. Rev. ___ (2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper…
Rank this Week: 8

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Feb 26

    California Port and Freshwater Disputes – From Citrus Fruits to Water-Stealing Nudist

    California Port and Freshwater Disputes – From Citrus Fruits to Water-Stealing Nudist
    Two contracts issues have reappeared recently and both greatly affect the earning abilities of California citrus farmers, among others: the ability to ship products and the ability to grow them in the first place. The shipping situation was -…
  • Feb 26

    Away!

    Away!
    Things may be a big sleepy here on the blog for the next two weeks. I leave today for a two-week Spring Break course with my law students. I hope that I will be able to post a few times...
  • Feb 24

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 372 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2014: Twenty-Eighth Annual Survey Symeon C. Symeonides Willamette University - College of…
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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/
  • Feb 26

    "PTSD in the Prison System"

    "PTSD in the Prison System"
    Recently published in SSRN: "PTSD in the Prison System" JULIE ANN DAVIS, Texas Tech University School of Law The treatment of Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in the federal prison system has fallen in quality, if it can ever…
  • Feb 26

    "Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics, Mindfulness, Negotiations, Legal Education, and Legal Practice"

    "Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics, Mindfulness, Negotiations, Legal Education, and Legal Practice"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in Research Handbook of Behavioral Law and Economics, Kathryn Zeiler & Joshua C. Teitelbaum eds. (2015)): "Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics,…
  • Feb 26

    "The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective"

    "The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in A. Alemanno and Anne-Lise Sibony, Nudge and the Law: A European Perspective, Hart Publishing, (2015)): "The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective" ANNE-LISE SIBONY,…
Rank this Week: 572

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 247

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/
  • Feb 26

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman (1928-2015)

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman (1928-2015)
    A leading figure in legal ethics, Professor Freedman spent the first part of his career on the faculty at George Washington University, before moving to...
  • Feb 25

    Speedy turnover of leadership at Washington & Lee

    Speedy turnover of leadership at Washington & Lee
    After the dramatic budgetary announcement by the University President last week, the current Washington & Lee Law Dean Nora Demleitner announced she was stepping down...
  • Feb 24

    Northwestern law in Qatar...

    Northwestern law in Qatar...
    ...helping establish a new 3-year American-style JD.
Rank this Week: 146

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Receive Grits for Breakfast posts via email

    Receive Grits for Breakfast posts via email
    As happens at the beginning of every Texas legislative session, this blog has enjoyed an uptick in readership in recent weeks. For those of you new to the scene, particularly folks with a professional interest in the topics covered on this…
  • Feb 26

    Bill to ban probation for illegal immigrants likely DOA after devastating critique of (un)constitutionality

    Bill to ban probation for illegal immigrants likely DOA after devastating critique of (un)constitutionality
    When state Sen. Joan Huffman, a former district judge, filed her SB 174 forbidding sentences of probation for "illegal aliens," Grits was dismissive, declaring the bill should be dead as soon as its Fiscal Note was calculated and the costs…
  • Feb 26

    Bexar POs allegedly linked romantically to probationer

    Bexar POs allegedly linked romantically to probationer
    An investigation by WOAI radio in San Antonio:uncovered a pattern at Bexar County's Adult Probation Department: officers becoming romantically involved with the defendants they're supposed to be monitoring.Disciplinary records tell of one…
Rank this Week: 31

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 132

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is seeking nominations for the Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship:"This award is an honour bestowed upon a current member of CALL/ACBD who has provided…
  • Feb 26

    Center for Research Libraries Webinar on New Model License for E-Resource

    Center for Research Libraries Webinar on New Model License for E-Resource
    The Chicago-based Center for Research Libraries (CRL) will host a webinar on Coming to Terms: Behind the New Liblicense Model License on Wednesday March 4, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time.Ann Okerson, a CRL senior advisor, will discuss the…
  • Feb 25

    Roundup of SLA Twitter Chat on Building Your Brand

    Roundup of SLA Twitter Chat on Building Your Brand
    Earlier this month, the international information professional organization SLA (Special Libraries Association) held a "Twitter Chat" to discuss how to build a  "brand".The conversation on Twitter covered topics such as taglines,…
Rank this Week: 440

Berk & Moskowitz P.C. Blog

Berk & Moskowitz P.C. Blog

Features articles, news, tips and other information about Arizona probate law.

http://berkmoskowitz.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Arizona Supreme Court Clarifies Anti-Deficiency Statute

    Arizona Supreme Court Clarifies Anti-Deficiency Statute
    Since the downturn in the Arizona real estate market and increase in the number of loan defaults and foreclosures, lenders and borrowers have fought over the interpretation of Arizona’s so-called anti-deficiency statutes. Disputes…
  • Feb 24

    Lessons from Robin Williams’ Trust Dispute

    Lessons from Robin Williams’ Trust Dispute
    After the passing of a loved one, family members and friends normally gather to find solace or to celebrate the person’s life. Or at least that is the order and manner in which most people would wish to be remembered. To this end of…
  • Feb 11

    Beneficiaries Disinherited for Filing Trust Contest in Violation of Forfeiture Clause

    Beneficiaries Disinherited for Filing Trust Contest in Violation of Forfeiture Clause
    Beneficiaries beware!  The Arizona Court of Appeals has concluded that someone who challenges a trust may be disinherited for violating a “no-contest” clause. A no-contest or forfeiture clause is a provision included in a…
Rank this Week: 794

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 356

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Feb 26

    Eric Eddington Injured on U.S. 127 after Garbage Truck Accident in Hatton, MI

    Eric Eddington Injured on U.S. 127 after Garbage Truck Accident in Hatton, MI
    Hatton, MI — There was an accident reported along U.S. 127 in rural Clare County this past Tuesday morning that left a St. Helen man injured. Police said that Eric Eddington was injured when his SUV crashed into the back of a garbage…
  • Feb 26

    William Watson Injured by Semi-Truck Accident on U.S. 2 in Garden, MI

    William Watson Injured by Semi-Truck Accident on U.S. 2 in Garden, MI
    Garden, MI — On Tuesday morning, a semi-truck driver from Hawks had to be taken to a hospital after his big rig rear-ended another semi-truck in the Garden area. Police said that this was on Route 2, along Big Bay De Noc, and identified…
  • Feb 26

    Two Injured by School Bus Accident in Cincinnati, OH on State Ave

    Two Injured by School Bus Accident in Cincinnati, OH on State Ave
    Cincinnati, OH — An accident involving a school bus and a parked car in Cincinnati this past Tuesday left two adults injured. Police said that the victims were aboard the bus and were the driver and bus monitor. The accident happened at…
Rank this Week: 158

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Abra Cadabra! Behold! A Bad Offer!

    Abra Cadabra! Behold! A Bad Offer!
    Are you and your client susceptible to verbal slight of hand? If there are multiple issues on the table, might the other party try to draw your attention to one seemingly generous offer in order to obscure from your view the fact the…
  • Feb 17

    A Selfie Can Show More Than What’s On the Outside

    A Selfie Can Show More Than What’s On the Outside
    Social media can be a critical tool in doing research into your own client or the other party and his or her attorney. It can give you an idea as to who this person is, his or her past and what to expect from them. If you find a lot of…
  • Feb 9

    A Feeling Of Fairness for Yourself and Others May Be Key to Acceptance

    A Feeling Of Fairness for Yourself and Others May Be Key to Acceptance
    A key to resolving a dispute can be fairness. A plaintiff may accept a lower figure he or she originally had in mind and the defendant may offer more than originally intended, if the offer is deemed “fair.” Studies have shown that…
Rank this Week: 992

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 617

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
  • Feb 26

    Statutory Sleight of Hand: How the Plaintiffs in Latest Obamacare Challenge Have Used a Magic Trick to Obscure the Legal Issue

    Statutory Sleight of Hand: How the Plaintiffs in Latest Obamacare Challenge Have Used a Magic Trick to Obscure the Legal Issue
    by Eric J. Segall, the Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law*This post is part of the ACSblog King v. Burwell symposium.The plaintiffs in the latest Obamacare case, King v. Burwell, to be argued…
  • Feb 26

    Will Text or Context Reign Supreme in King v. Burwell?

    Will Text or Context Reign Supreme in King v. Burwell?
    by Douglas L. McSwain, Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP*This post is part of the ACSblog King v. Burwell symposium.On March 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hear King v. Burwell, a lawsuit attacking premium…
  • Feb 26

    LegalEyes for February 26, 2015

    LegalEyes for February 26, 2015
    by Caroline CoxMatt Ford considers at The Atlantic whether a new bipartisan coalition can help end mass incarceration.Elizabeth Warren argues in The Washington Post against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a “massive…
Rank this Week: 171

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • Feb 26

    Violent Crime Is Serious Misconduct

    Violent Crime Is Serious Misconduct
    A conviction for a violent crime merits an 18-month suspension, according to a recent order of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Disciplinary Counsel has requested that we suspend the respondent’s license to practice law based upon these two…
  • Feb 26

    Costs Of Misconduct

    Costs Of Misconduct
    The Washington State Supreme Court has imposed a six-month suspension of an attorney for pervasive neglect of a personal injury matter. The court Rather than challenge the factual basis of the Washington State Bar Association's (WSBA)…
  • Feb 26

    The Young And The Meritle

    The Young And The Meritle
    An attorney who improperly sought a default in an employment discrimination case on behalf of a former Special Assistant Attorney General was suspended for one month by the Rhode Island Supreme Court. The misconduct We find it inconceivable…
Rank this Week: 137