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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Feb 26

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month

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

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On February 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced charges against an Arizona-based private equity fund manager and his investment advisory firm for…
Rank this Week: 15

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Discusses and analyzes Pennsylvania personal injury laws.

http://www.karphart.com
  • Jan 18

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008
    In this episode we discuss one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln.
  • Mar 29

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation
    Topics covered in this podcast: Peter Hart, legal talk, karp and hart, law, legal program, WCHE, motor vehicular law violations, traffic offenses, drunk driving, malpractice, Mark Lieberman, West Chester, practicing, Lieberman and Kohler,…
  • Mar 29

    Legal Talk Podcast: Estate Planning 101

    Legal Talk Podcast: Estate Planning 101
    This podcast talks about: Will estate, will estate law, will estate law radio, estate planning, law radio, will, will planning, judge, legal talk, real estate, estate tax, living will, The Terri Schiavo case, personal injury cases,…
Rank this Week: 735

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Jul 21

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five
    The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into what caused the Massachusetts hot air balloon accident that left five people injured. The accident happened Saturday when the balloon “Raspberry Ripple” struck power lines as its…
  • Jul 16

    Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Over Catastrophic Truck Accident

    Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Over Catastrophic Truck Accident
    Actor Tracy Morgan has filed a truck accident lawsuit against Wal-Mart. The former 30 Rock star and Saturday Night Live alum almost died in a limo bus-truck crash on the New Jersey Turnpike last month. Now, Morgan is suing the retail giant…
Rank this Week: 375

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

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

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

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

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

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

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

    Chancellor Explains When Demand Is Required For Compensation Claim

    Chancellor Explains When Demand Is Required For Compensation Claim
    Friedman v. Khosrowshahi, C.A. 9161-CB (July 16, 2014) Recently derivative suits claim that there is no need to make a pre-suit demand on the board because that board violated the terms of an incentive compensation plan and is thus…
Rank this Week: 727

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Romanyuk v. State - Florida Prescription Drug Conviction Overturned

    Romanyuk v. State - Florida Prescription Drug Conviction Overturned
    Florida's Second District Court of Appeal recently found in Romanyuk v. Florida that a trial court wrongly denied jury instructions requested by the defense in a prescription drug criminal case. The case resulted in a conviction, which per…
  • Jul 16

    State v. Teamer - Vehicle Color Discrepancy Not Grounds for Traffic Stop

    State v. Teamer - Vehicle Color Discrepancy Not Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Acquiring a new paint job on your car isn't grounds for police officers in Florida to pull you over. This might seem a common-sense conclusion, but it was one recently decided by the Florida Supreme Court in State v. Teamer, where officers…
  • Jul 8

    Tolbert v. State - Wrongful Admission of Firearm Evidence Sends Case Back to Court

    Tolbert v. State - Wrongful Admission of Firearm Evidence Sends Case Back to Court
    It's been estimated by the Pew Research Center that some 37 percent of Americans - or more than one-third - own a firearm or have a firearm in their home owned by someone else. While the laws governing their use, sale and storage have become…
Rank this Week: 808

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 125

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 23

    Rob Lord | Evergreen Health

    Rob Lord | Evergreen Health
    Evergreen Health, a nonprofit health co-op in Maryland, has named Rob Lord as chief of sales. Lord will be responsible for designing and implementing all of Evergreen Health’s sales strategies and for managing the organization’s…
  • Jul 23

    Andres Zapata | idfive

    Andres Zapata | idfive
    Wide Angle Youth Media, a nonprofit that provides Baltimore youth with media education, has named Andres Zapata, executive vice president of strategy at idfive, a Baltimore-based advertising firm, to its board of directors. Zapata has been…
  • Jul 23

    Jessica Suriano | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust

    Jessica Suriano | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust
    Jessica Suriano was recently promoted to Executive Director of the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust. Born and raised in Baltimore City, Jessica attended the Bryn Mawr School before earning a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing…
Rank this Week: 79

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/
  • Jul 23

    Strauss on the Administrative Conference & Politic

    Strauss on the Administrative Conference & Politic
    Peter L. Strauss (Columbia Law School) has posted The Administrative Conference and the Political Thumb (George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Two recent drafts posted on SSRN identify very different yet…
  • Jul 23

    Peha on an Open Internet

    Peha on an Open Internet
    Jon M. Peha (Carnegie Mellon University) has posted A 'Most Favored Nation' Approach to an Open Internet on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It is important for the Commission to establish new Open Internet rules. However, the proposed rules…
  • Jul 23

    Franks on Revenge Porn Legislation

    Franks on Revenge Porn Legislation
    Mary Anne Franks (University of Miami School of Law) has posted Drafting an Effective 'Revenge Porn' Law: A Guide for Legislators on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short document provides an overview of legislative efforts in the U.S. to...
Rank this Week: 250

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 225

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Obamacare: Big Socialist Takeover That Wasn't

    Obamacare: Big Socialist Takeover That Wasn't
    Here we are nearly 8 months into the full rollout of Obamacare and in spite of all the "patient protections" in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act insurance companies still aren't playing nice.No law has done more to reform health…
  • Jul 22

    Are You a "Prevailing Party" When a Complaint Is Dismissed Without Prejudice?

    Are You a "Prevailing Party" When a Complaint Is Dismissed Without Prejudice?
    With leave to amend, and you take no action because you want to "cut your losses"?Oy what a mess this case is:Here, Defendant is the prevailing party under Florida law, as the district court dismissed Plaintiff’s action against…
  • Jul 21

    John Oliver on Rick Scott

    John Oliver on Rick Scott
    Jump to the 12 minute mark, or just watch the whole thing!
Rank this Week: 78

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: 69

California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Chino Hills Man Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter in Pomona

    Chino Hills Man Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter in Pomona
    Rick Krujin Lee, 25, of Chino Hills was arrested after striking a bicyclist in Pomona. Police arrested Lee for vehicular manslaughter and DUI causing death and he is currently being held on $100,000 bail. According to law enforcement, Lee…
  • Jul 23

    Laguna Niguel Businessman Pleads Guilty to $4.5 Million Fraud

    Laguna Niguel Businessman Pleads Guilty to $4.5 Million Fraud
    A Laguna Niguel business man pleaded guilty in federal court to three counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and bank fraud. Donald Keith Goff, 66, admitted in court to the charges that stem from a series of fraud schemes to defraud banks and the…
  • Jul 22

    Qualcomm Executive Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading and Money Laundering

    Qualcomm Executive Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading and Money Laundering
    Jing Wang, 51, former Executive Vice President and President of Global Business Operations for Qualcomm Inc., pleaded guilty today in federal court to insider trading in shares of Qualcomm and Atheros Communication and money laundering. Wang…
Rank this Week: 362

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 23

    UPDATE: Rolando Sifuentes Killed in Car Accident on Bensten Road in McAllen, Texa

    UPDATE: Rolando Sifuentes Killed in Car Accident on Bensten Road in McAllen, Texa
    McALLEN, TX — A chain reaction accident left a 36-year-old man dead in McAllen, Texas on Saturday, July 19th, 2014, according to the news report released by KRGV. Police familiar with details of the crash investigation have said that…
  • Jul 23

    Woman Critically Injured in Hit and Run Accident on Loop 410 in San Antonio, Texa

    Woman Critically Injured in Hit and Run Accident on Loop 410 in San Antonio, Texa
    San Antonio, TX — A woman was hospitalized after being struck by a car in a hit and run in San Antonio, Texas. The accident took place in the 6900 block of Northwest Loop 410, around two in the morning. The woman has not yet been…
  • Jul 23

    UPDATE: Mark Candelario Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Lodi, New Jersey

    UPDATE: Mark Candelario Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Lodi, New Jersey
    LODI, NJ — A motorcyclist has died following an accident with a tractor-trailer in Lodi, New Jersey on Saturday, July 19th, 2014, according to the news report from The Fort Mill Times. Police think that they have reason to believe…
Rank this Week: 184

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Jul 23

    Illinois' Water Plan: How to Prepare for a Warmer, More Flood-Prone Climate

    Illinois' Water Plan: How to Prepare for a Warmer, More Flood-Prone Climate
    Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City: Days before the 4th of July weekend, the Chicago Park District closed every one of the city’s lakefront beaches, due to concerns about water pollution. Heavy rains…
  • Jul 23

    Building Climate-Resilient Communities with State Revolving Fund

    Building Climate-Resilient Communities with State Revolving Fund
    Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: Water and wastewater infrastructure systems play a vital role in our daily lives. Without these critical systems, life as we know it would not be possible. Yet much of this…
  • Jul 23

    Let's Honor an American Tradition: Create the Greater Canyonlands National Monument

    Let's Honor an American Tradition: Create the Greater Canyonlands National Monument
    Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City: Forty years ago this summer, I traveled through the Greater Canyonlands for the first time. I had just finished graduate school and decided to hit the road with friends. We…
Rank this Week: 408

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 631

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Protecting Your Career During Divorce

    Protecting Your Career During Divorce
    As one would expect, going through a divorce is typically a time of emotional upheaval and chaos. You will likely be required to spend a significant amount of time preparing legal paperwork, attending court hearings, going to your attorney's…
  • Jul 22

    California Divorce 101

    California Divorce 101
    The practice of divorce law can be a complicated process; however, family law can be boiled down to the following basic areas: property division; child custody and visitation, support, credits and reimbursements, and attorney fees and…
  • Jul 21

    Pamela Anderson Divorces Same Person for a Second Time!

    Pamela Anderson Divorces Same Person for a Second Time!
    Looks like the second go around didn't work out for former Baywatch star, Pamela Anderson, and husband Rick Salomon. The couple married for the first time in 2007 and were together only a couple of months before getting an annulment. Then…
Rank this Week: 607

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 94

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Rhetoric and Visualization In Brief Writing

    Rhetoric and Visualization In Brief Writing
    Michael D. Murray, Valparaiso University Law School,  has published Visual Rhetoric and Storytelling in Five Sections of a Brief. Here is the abstract.The rhetoric of visualization is critical to client-centered legal practice. …
  • Jul 22

    Mill and Porn

    Mill and Porn
    Clare McGlynn, Durham Law School, and Ian Ward, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, are publishing Would John Stuart Mill Have Regulated Pornography? in the Journal of Law and Society (2014). Here is the abstract.John Stuart Mill dominates…
  • Jul 21

    Call For Papers: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law

    Call For Papers: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law
    From Marco Wan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong, comes this call for papers for the Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law.Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the LawCENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE AND PUBLIC LAWCall…
Rank this Week: 433

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 143

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    Tax Tips and Trap

    Tax Tips and Trap
    Here are two topics you’d probably rather not think about: Divorce and Taxes. If you’re separated or newly divorced, however, it could be worth your while to get some good financial advice about both. Spousal Support Also known in…
  • Jul 8

    Shared Parenting

    Shared Parenting
    Separation always disrupts the familiar patterns of family life. Routines and responsibilities that had been established as the family grew and developed have to be renegotiated. How your family operated probably came about without a lot…
  • Jun 26

    Don’t Get Hung Up on Fairne

    Don’t Get Hung Up on Fairne
    People who spend a lot of time worrying about whether or not something is “fair” tend to have serious problems while getting divorced. Deciding what’s fair and what isn’t can be a tough call on the playground, in…
Rank this Week: 590

School Board News

School Board News

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

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

    Are charter schools really cheaper to run?

    Are charter schools really cheaper to run?
    This is republished from NSBA’s Center for Public Education’s The EDifier blog by Jim Hull, Senior Policy Analyst. A new study from the School Choice Demonstration Project at the University of Arkansas claims that charter schools…
  • Jul 23

    Council of Urban Boards of Education embraces White House initiative to address education success for minority male

    Council of Urban Boards of Education embraces White House initiative to address education success for minority male
    The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education is supporting a White House initiative to improve preK-12 education and post-graduation outcomes for boys and young men of color. The program, an…
  • Jul 18

    NSBA: Do not force Washington schools to send school failure letters under NCLB

    NSBA: Do not force Washington schools to send school failure letters under NCLB
    The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is urging the U.S. Department of Education to exempt Washington’s education agency from the 14-day requirement to issue letters informing parents of school choice options for schools deemed…
Rank this Week: 261

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: 8

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/
  • Jul 23

    "Catholic Sistas" Explain Why They Don't Use Contraception

    "Catholic Sistas" Explain Why They Don't Use Contraception
    Salon: Women who don’t use birth control explain why not, slut-shame those who do, by Jenny Kutner: Hint: It's because they don't understand how birth control works In the aftermath of the Hobby Lobby ruling that will effectively allow…
  • Jul 23

    Eden Foods Implores Grocers Not To Boycott Its Products Over Its Contraception Objection

    Eden Foods Implores Grocers Not To Boycott Its Products Over Its Contraception Objection
    Forbes: Eden Foods To Grocers: Stick With Us Despite Birth Control 'Attack', by Claire O'Connor: In the weeks since Eden Foods first hit headlines in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, the natural foods company has…
  • Jul 22

    Two Federal Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on ACA Subsidie

    Two Federal Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on ACA Subsidie
    The Hill: ObamaCare subsidies in jeopardy, by Elise Viebeck: A pillar of ObamaCare was put in jeopardy Tuesday as two appeals courts split on whether the law’s premium subsidies are legal in 36 states. . . . Politico: How Obama’s...
Rank this Week: 224

New Media & Technology Law Blog

New Media & Technology Law Blog

Covers intellectual property, data security, online marketing and online commerce. By Proskauer.

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com
  • Jul 23

    Proposed “Bitlicense” Regulations Published to the New York Register

    Proposed “Bitlicense” Regulations Published to the New York Register
    Today’s New York State Register includes a Notice of Proposed Rule Making from the New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYSDFS”) regarding the regulation of virtual currency (“Regulation of the Conduct…
  • Jun 16

    Sixth Circuit Reinforces CDA Immunity – Reverses Lower Court in Jones v. Dirty World

    Sixth Circuit Reinforces CDA Immunity – Reverses Lower Court in Jones v. Dirty World
    On June 16th, 2014, the Sixth Circuit reversed the lower court’s holding that the gossip site, TheDirty.com, was responsible for its users’ defamatory posts and could not rely on immunity under CDA Section 230.   The…
  • Jun 9

    Mobile Alphabet Soup…What Exactly Is an ATDS under the TCPA?

    Mobile Alphabet Soup…What Exactly Is an ATDS under the TCPA?
    An Important Issue for Text-Message Marketers There has been an uptick in litigation under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227 – likely due to the increased use of mobile marketing (not to mention…
Rank this Week: 306

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/
  • Jul 23

    Carlyle Is Said to Be Raising New Brazilian Buyout Fund

    Carlyle Is Said to Be Raising New Brazilian Buyout Fund
    Investors including Banco do Brasil and Brazilian pension funds have participated in a first-step $170 million fund-raising effort, according to a person with direct knowledge.
  • Jul 23

    RLM Finsbury Names New Partner

    RLM Finsbury Names New Partner
    Kal Goldberg, a former senior managing director at FTI Consulting, has joined the strategic communications and advisory firm
  • Jul 23

    Morning Agenda: Deutsche Bank Rebuked

    Morning Agenda: Deutsche Bank Rebuked
    The New York Fed finds fault with Deutsche Bank’s financial reporting procedures and oversight. | New laws are needed for a new Gilded Age. | Big lenders are devising low-fee banking services intended for customers with troubled…
Rank this Week: 3

Death Care Law Blog

Death Care Law Blog

Covers laws relating to pre-need and death care compliance, serving banks, funeral homes, crematories, and cemetaries. By William Stalter.

http://www.deathcarelaw.com/
  • Jul 23

    Talk of a Lifetime: Restarting the Prearrangment Proce

    Talk of a Lifetime: Restarting the Prearrangment Proce
    One message that can be taken from the FAMIC’s Talk of a Lifetime campaign is that funeral directors need to re-think their prearrangement procedures.  Perhaps too much emphasis has been given to preneed, and not enough to the…
  • Jul 13

    Preneed Contract Holders: the lonely 5%

    Preneed Contract Holders: the lonely 5%
    The Memorial Business Journal recently reported on findings from the NFDA’s 2014 Consumer Awareness and Preferences Study.   Some of the findings may not come as much of a surprise to funeral directors, such as consumer…
  • Jun 16

    Cemetery Care Fund Reports: The Operator’s Vicarious Liability

    Cemetery Care Fund Reports: The Operator’s Vicarious Liability
    Typically, the standard by which a cemetery is judged to be abandoned is whether the grass is getting cut.  But for licensed cemeteries, some states’ laws may also include provisions to deem a cemetery abandoned when regulatory…
Rank this Week: 393

Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Global Innovation Index 2014: How did African countries perform?

    Global Innovation Index 2014: How did African countries perform?
    According to the 2014 Global Innovation Index (GII), co-published by WIPO, Cornell University and INSEAD, Sub-Saharan Africa is punching above its weight.What is the GII?The authors explain: "The GII ranks the innovation…
  • Jul 22

    Southern Africa GI adoption a step closer as Rooibos wins GI protection in Europe

    Southern Africa GI adoption a step closer as Rooibos wins GI protection in Europe
    GI protection not a "cup of tea"Reports that Rooibos, the famed medicinal plant from the Cedarburg region in South Africa, is on the cusp of receiving its long awaited GI protection in Europe is one highlight of the newly "initialled"…
  • Jul 20

    The US-Africa Business Forum (5 August 2014): Will they discuss IP?

    The US-Africa Business Forum (5 August 2014): Will they discuss IP?
    ‘China is Africa’s largest trading partner’ is no longer breaking news, as we all very well know. What could be regarded as ‘breaking news’ are efforts by Africa’s traditional trading partners to regain…
Rank this Week: 979

ADR Times

ADR Times

Covers alternative dispute resolution issues.

http://www.adrtimes.com/
  • Jul 23

    The Final Frontier to Settlement

    The Final Frontier to Settlement
    Mediators play an essential role in assisting parties to make progress towards settlement (although I by no way mean that they are acting a role). The overall responsibility for the mediation rests with the mediator who should be skilled…
  • Jul 22

    Conflict Resolution Versus Litigation

    Conflict Resolution Versus Litigation
    Mediators often describe the process they lead as antithetical to the traditional justice system. I do it myself, sometimes explaining to the participants in a mediation that we do things in mediation the opposite way from court.
  • Jul 22

    Concern Among Lawyers as more Parents in Reject Representation

    Concern Among Lawyers as more Parents in Reject Representation
    The South West has seen a staggering increase in the number of unrepresented parents contesting child contact and residency arrangements in court following the introduction of Government cuts to legal aid.
Rank this Week: 207

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 23

    Long Running Breach of Trust Case Shows No Sign of Stopping

    Long Running Breach of Trust Case Shows No Sign of Stopping
    The case is Siegel v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, and after passing the 10 year mark, it may be the longest running breach of trust suit Florida has ever seen. The case has seen multiple trials and appeals. Now, after...
  • Jul 23

    Yahoo Offering Death Event Planning and Digital Asset Management Packages in Japan

    Yahoo Offering Death Event Planning and Digital Asset Management Packages in Japan
    As I have previously discussed, the issue of family members accessing online accounts after the account holder has died is an issue that private companies are beginning to address. Yahoo Japan has begun marketing a package to customers in…
  • Jul 23

    Lessons Learned From James Gandolfini’s Will

    Lessons Learned From James Gandolfini’s Will
    James Gandolfini’s will made headlines for the tax implications that his estate planning decisions created. The Soprano’s star left gifts to his sister and daughter totaling 80% of his estate, which was then taxed at 55% in “death…
Rank this Week: 145

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

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 23

    The ECtHR, Internet Publishers, and Reputational Injury Under the European Convention on Human Right

    The ECtHR, Internet Publishers, and Reputational Injury Under the European Convention on Human Right
    Neville Cox, Trinity College (Dublin), has published Delfi AS v Estonia: The Liability of Secondary Internet Publishers for Violation of Reputational Rights Under the European Convention on Human Rights at 77 Modern Law Review 619 (2014).…
  • Jul 22

    The Lack of Press Freedom In Myanmar

    The Lack of Press Freedom In Myanmar
    A New York Times opinion piece on the lack of journalistic freedom in Myanmar.
  • Jul 22

    License This, Not That

    License This, Not That
    John Howells, University of Aarhus, and Ron D. Katznelson, Bi-Level Technologies, have published The Coordination of Independently-Owned Vacuum Tube Patents in the Early Radio Alleged Patent 'Thicket'. Here is the abstract. It has been…
Rank this Week: 34

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • Jul 23

    Guest Post: Purposely induced road traffic accident

    Guest Post: Purposely induced road traffic accident
    Car insurance provider, Aviva, has uncovered data which shows a 51% increase in the number of purposely induced road traffic accidents. According to Aviva’s findings, more drivers than ever before are deliberately causing accidents by…
  • Jul 23

    Tweet du Jour….

    Tweet du Jour….
    I do enjoy a bit of humour on twitter….
  • Jul 23

    A British Prime Minister in waiting – hanging on to key British resource

    A British Prime Minister in waiting – hanging on to key British resource
    A British Prime Minister in waiting – hanging on to key British resources.  A truly ‘Special relationship’ ?
Rank this Week: 360

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Hunton Global Privacy Update – July 2014

    Hunton Global Privacy Update – July 2014
    On July 15, 2014, the Hunton and Williams Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the latest webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. This blog post provides a link to a recording of the session, and to previous…
  • Jul 22

    New Cybersecurity Center to Be Established in Belgium

    New Cybersecurity Center to Be Established in Belgium
    On July 17, 2014, the Belgian government announced that it has finalized a Royal Decree on the establishment of a national Cybersecurity Center to oversee cybersecurity issues in Belgium. The Cybersecurity Center is expected to be operational…
  • Jul 22

    FTC Updates COPPA FAQs on Obtaining Verifiable Parental Consent

    FTC Updates COPPA FAQs on Obtaining Verifiable Parental Consent
    On July 16, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission posted revisions to the Frequently Asked Questions it has issued to provide guidance on complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Rank this Week: 68

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 88

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Jul 23

    Update on state AG/regulator lawsuits using Dodd-Frank authority

    Update on state AG/regulator lawsuits using Dodd-Frank authority
    Barbara S. MishkinWe have been following four lawsuits brought by state Attorneys General and a state regulator using their Dodd-Frank enforcement authority.  Under Dodd-Frank Section 1042, a state AG or regulator is authorized to bring…
  • Jul 22

    Community banks urge CFPB to expand small creditor exemption

    Community banks urge CFPB to expand small creditor exemption
    Jared KellyRecently, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and a 45-member coalition of state and regional banking associations submitted a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) urging the agency to expand…
  • Jul 21

    CFPB now taking complaints on prepaid cards, debt settlement services and more

    CFPB now taking complaints on prepaid cards, debt settlement services and more
    Barbara S. MishkinAlthough we thought an announcement that the CFPB had begun taking complaints about new products would be made at its field hearing on consumer complaints last week, that announcement was made today.  The CFPB announced…
Rank this Week: 303

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jul 23

    “FBI seized vendor records, hard drives from Horizon charter schools”

    “FBI seized vendor records, hard drives from Horizon charter schools”
    The Columbus Dispatch on July 23, 2014 released the following: By Jennifer Smith Richards “The FBI is examining the relationship between the Horizon Science Academy charter schools and several technology vendors, including some based in…
  • Jul 8

    “FBI, Interpol Host Critical Infrastructure Symposium”

    “FBI, Interpol Host Critical Infrastructure Symposium”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on July 8, 2014 released the following: “Director Comey Addresses the Importance of Partnerships 07/08/14 FBI Director James Comey was in Miami yesterday, where he spoke at the opening of the…
  • Dec 10

    Eighteen sheriff’s deputies charged by FBI LA in an alleged inmate-abuse probe

    Eighteen sheriff’s deputies charged by FBI LA in an alleged inmate-abuse probe
    The Guardian on December 9, 2013 released the following: Associated Press in Los Angeles “Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, as part…
Rank this Week: 61

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jul 23

    The UK report on socio-economic rights: guilty by omission?

    The UK report on socio-economic rights: guilty by omission?
    We are delighted to welcome back Ben Warwick with a guest post on the recent  UK report on socio-economic rights sent to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Ben is a Graduate Teaching…
  • Jul 16

    A Mother and Baby Homes Commission: Lessons from the Murphy Report at the UNHRC.

    A Mother and Baby Homes Commission: Lessons from the Murphy Report at the UNHRC.
    Tuesday was the second, and most eventful, day of the Irish state’s examination before the ICCPR . I have made a Storify of my tweets and some others from Geneva, which is embedded at the bottom of this post, and includes…
  • Jul 16

    Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project Website Launched.

    Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project Website Launched.
    The Irish and Northern Irish Feminist Judgments Project begins today with the launch of a new website: www.feministjudging.ie. A collective of academics and practitioners based in Ireland and abroad will rewrite 30 important…
Rank this Week: 146

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 49

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
Rank this Week: 974

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Some Roundups on Halbig and King (the ObamaCare Subsidies Cases)

    Some Roundups on Halbig and King (the ObamaCare Subsidies Cases)
    Much commentary has been posted in the past 24 hours on the Obamacare subsidies rulings.  Here are just a few:Emily Bazelon comments  at Slate about how implausible it is, as the D.C. Circuit holding would have it, "that…
  • Jul 23

    Some Thoughts on Habig

    Some Thoughts on Habig
    I posted after the oral argument in the DC Circuit to say that I thought the argument that prevailed there yesterday needed to be taken seriously, so now I feel compelled to talk about what comes next.First, I think that there are four…
  • Jul 22

    Fourth Circuit Rules in FAVOR of Government in Obamacare Subsidies Case

    Fourth Circuit Rules in FAVOR of Government in Obamacare Subsidies Case
    Making sure our readers keep up with this roller-coaster day in health reform land: The Fourth Circuit released its own opinion (3-0, with a strong concurrence from J. Davis) rejecting the subsidies challenge pending in that…
Rank this Week: 276

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 23

    UK to introduce laws to eradicate female genital mutilation

    UK to introduce laws to eradicate female genital mutilation
    [JURIST] UK Prime Minister David Cameron [official website] on Tuesday announced [press release] plans to enact new laws that will protect girls from the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) [WHO backgrounder], procedures that…
  • Jul 23

    Recruitment of child soldiers persists in DRC: UN report

    Recruitment of child soldiers persists in DRC: UN report
    [JURIST] UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Leila Zerrougui [official profile] presented [press release] her fifth report on the situation of children affected by armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…
  • Jul 23

    Kuwait top court upholds 10-year sentence for Twitter user

    Kuwait top court upholds 10-year sentence for Twitter user
    [JURIST] Kuwait's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 10-year jail sentence for a man accused of posting Tweets that insulted the Prophet Mohammed and the Sunni Muslim [BBC backgrounders] rulers of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Hamad al-Naqi, a…
Rank this Week: 11

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    India-Based Firm Recalls Cholesterol Medicine Over Dosage Mix-Up

    India-Based Firm Recalls Cholesterol Medicine Over Dosage Mix-Up
    The Washington Post reported India-based pharmaceutical firm Ranbaxy Laboratories, which is facing increased regulatory scrutiny over its manufacturing practices, “has recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version…
  • Jul 22

    New Hampshire Senate Sends Governor Medically Unfit Drivers Bill

    New Hampshire Senate Sends Governor Medically Unfit Drivers Bill
    The AP reports the New Hampshire Senate has sent Gov. Maggie Hassan a bill “that would protect New Hampshire doctors and other medical professionals from lawsuits if they report someone as unfit to drive.” The Senate…
  • Jul 21

    Healthcare Firm Recalls Some Infusion Pump

    Healthcare Firm Recalls Some Infusion Pump
    Reuters reported, citing the FDA, that Baxter Healthcare Corp. has issued a recall for some of its Sigma Spectrum infusion pumps in the wake of more than 3,500 reports related to its malfunctioning. The pumps help deliver medicine and…
Rank this Week: 316

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    4 Arrested for Alleged Short Sale Fraud Scheme

    4 Arrested for Alleged Short Sale Fraud Scheme
    Sofia Atias, 44, Great Neck, New York, Joseph Atias, 50, Great Neck, Nicholas A. Pellegrini, 51, Garden City, New York, and Paula Berckhoff, 34, Garden City, have been charged with bank fraud and conspiracy for allegedly defrauding Bank of…
  • Jul 22

    Bogus Loan Modification Scammers Arrested

    Bogus Loan Modification Scammers Arrested
    Samuel Paul Bain, aka Paul Bain, 35, Tustin, California, an owner and principal of the businesses, Aminullah Sarpas, aka Amin Sarpas and David Sarpas, 32, Irvine, California, also an owner and principal of the businesses, Damon Grant…
  • Jul 22

    Former Bank Employee Sentenced for Taking Bribes in Short Sale Scam

    Former Bank Employee Sentenced for Taking Bribes in Short Sale Scam
    Kevin Lauricella, 29, Thousand Oaks, California, a former Bank of America employee was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for taking more than $1.2 million in bribes to approve artificially low-price short sales of properties on which…
Rank this Week: 4

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 86

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Distasteful -- or worse? Trade mark registration, morality and public sentiment

    Distasteful -- or worse? Trade mark registration, morality and public sentiment
    The IPKat received earlier today an email from Alan Clarke (Clarke IP Ltd), who writes:"You may be interested to hear of this extremely distasteful (alleged - I've not checked any facts) attempt to register trade marks for the flight numbers…
  • Jul 23

    Italian court says that Wikipedia cannot be responsible for third party content

    Italian court says that Wikipedia cannot be responsible for third party content
    Earlier this month the Tribunale di Roma (Rome District Court) had some say on theliability of hosting providers for third party content. It was not an IP case, but rather a slander/defamation one, and concerned the Italian version of…
  • Jul 22

    U.S. Representatives Hear about Droit de Suite and Droit Moral

    U.S. Representatives Hear about Droit de Suite and Droit Moral
    This portfolio should be enough to put you through college, my son.The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, held a Hearing on July 15 on “Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale…
Rank this Week: 41