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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…
  • Aug 15

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    By: EAkHCuax
    <strong>EAkHCuax</strong>Securities Law and Going Public Blog
  • Aug 5

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    […] is gonna kill meDrum Building Secrets!Make Your Mark Online With These Design Tips : BACKLINKSSecurities Lawyer101 l Securities Law Blog l Hamilton & AssociatesPennySaverUSA.com Blog - The Best Resource for Online Classifieds,…
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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…
  • Aug 26

    Judge Rejects GM’s Bid to Stop Faulty Ignition Switch Lawsuit That Spurred Recall

    Judge Rejects GM’s Bid to Stop Faulty Ignition Switch Lawsuit That Spurred Recall
    A state judge is allowing the wrongful death lawsuit that first brought to light General Motors' faulty ignition switch problem to be reopened. The automaker had sought to have the auto products liability case, which had already been settled,…
  • Aug 23

    Hyundai Fined $17 Million For Failing to Report Brake Defect

    Hyundai Fined $17 Million For Failing to Report Brake Defect
    According to an article published by the National Trial Lawyers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that Hyundai will pay $17.35 million in civil penalties and comply with NHTSA oversight requirements for…
Rank this Week: 300

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…
  • Aug 21

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Intervene In Arbitration

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Intervene In Arbitration
    LG Electronics, Inc. v InterDigital Communications Inc., C.A. 9747-VCL (August 20, 2014) This is the first decision by the Court of Chancery that dismissed a case over which it has jurisdiction because an arbitration proceeding had been filed…
Rank this Week: 551

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

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

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae
    Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) has arrived at a $591 million mortgage settlement with Fannie Mae (FNMA). The arrangement resolves claims that the banking institution sold faulty mortgages to the government run-home loan financier and covers…
  • Aug 26

    FINRA Claims Wedbush Securities Engaged in Supervisory and Anti-Money Laundering Violation

    FINRA Claims Wedbush Securities Engaged in Supervisory and Anti-Money Laundering Violation
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has filed a disciplinary complaint against Wedbush Securities Inc. that accuses the firm of violations related to anti-money laundering and systemic supervision. The self-regulatory organization…
  • Aug 23

    Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle DOJ Mortgage Probe

    Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle DOJ Mortgage Probe
    Bank of America (BAC) and the U.S. Department of Justice have arrived at a $16.65 billion mortgage settlement. Under the agreement, the lender will pay $9.65 billion to the DOJ, the SEC, other government agencies, and six states. The…
Rank this Week: 512

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • May 1

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?
    According to The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, in 2012, more than 8 million Americans have long-term care insurance. People over 80 years old made up more than one-half of the claims opened in 2012. What does long-term…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
Rank this Week: 968

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Sep 15

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student
    The Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas Foundation will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Houston for its annual scholarship luncheon, which provides financial support to six law students who best exemplify…
  • Aug 29

    Member Benefits - Insurance

    Member Benefits - Insurance
    Summer’s winding down. It’s a great time to make sure you’ve got the insurance coverage you need – and your State Bar of Texas Member Discount Program has lots of ways to save on products to help you protect what…
  • Aug 28

    Violence and Attorneys--Time for a Wake-up Call?

    Violence and Attorneys--Time for a Wake-up Call?
    By John G. Browning We usually don’t consider the practice of law to be a dangerous profession, nestled as we normally are behind desks. But as the articles in the upcoming September issue of the Texas Bar Journal illustrate, violence…
Rank this Week: 468

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 880

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Aug 30

    In posts of interest from Eriq Gardner at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter

    In posts of interest from Eriq Gardner at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter
    In posts of interest from Eriq Gardner at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter: Yesterday he had a post titled "Aereo Tells Judge It Can Beat Lawsuit Despite Supreme Court Ruling; The digital company also renews a challenge to…
  • Aug 30

    "Endless Assault on Health Care Reform"

    "Endless Assault on Health Care Reform"
    "Endless Assault on Health Care Reform": This editorial will appear in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
  • Aug 30

    "Amish Beard-Cutters Were Criminals, Not Haters"

    "Amish Beard-Cutters Were Criminals, Not Haters"
    "Amish Beard-Cutters Were Criminals, Not Haters": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View. And at the "Balkinization" blog, law professor Marty Lederman has a post titled "Disturbing reversal of hate-crime…
Rank this Week: 24

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Provides news and commentary on the legal developments in the secondary insurance market, with an emphasis on the secondary market's impact upon the insurance industry. By Katherine Scanlon and Peter Vodola.

http://secondaryinsurancemarketblog.com/recent-posts/
Rank this Week: 685

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

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 30

    "The criminalisation of American business"

    &quot;The criminalisation of American business&quot;
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Economist cover story, which carries the subheadline "Companies must be punished when they do wrong, but the legal system has become an extortion racket." Here are excerpts:…
  • Aug 30

    Could capital reprieve cost Colorado Gov his office?

    Could capital reprieve cost Colorado Gov his office?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this lengthy Denver Post article, headlined "Colorado's pro-death penalty voters could make Hickenlooper pay." Here are excerpts: The cold-blooded murders of three teenagers and…
  • Aug 29

    New Hampshire Supreme Court rules Miller is substantive and retroactive to prior JLWOP case

    New Hampshire Supreme Court rules Miller is substantive and retroactive to prior JLWOP case
    Today the New Hampshire Supreme Court in In re Petition of State of New Hampshire, No. 2013-0566 (N.H. Aug. 29, 2014) (available here), declared that the Supreme Court's Eighth Amendment ruling in Miller v. Alabama should be applied…
Rank this Week: 127

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    American Institute of CPAs Expert Witness Skills Workshop

    American Institute of CPAs Expert Witness Skills Workshop
    Expert Witness Skills Workshop offered by The American Institute of CPAs Do you have the confidence and communications skills necessary to serve as an effective expert witness under pressure? Are you often chosen to serve as an expert…
  • Aug 27

    Arbitration & Mediation Expert Witnesse

    Arbitration &amp; Mediation Expert Witnesse
    Arbitration and mediation expert witnesses may consult on American Arbitration Association rules, binding arbitration, nonbinding arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution. On June 16, 2014, the American Arbitration Association…
  • Aug 25

    Forensic Accounting Expert Witness On Asset Misappropriation

    Forensic Accounting Expert Witness On Asset Misappropriation
    In Preventing Damaging Effects of Asset Misappropriation, forensic accounting expert witness Alan D. Lasko and accountant Bradley Kaye write: Honest mistakes can occur that resemble fraud. One company may lose the receipt of the transaction,…
Rank this Week: 466

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

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2014, no. 4) is out. This is a special issue on "CILS - 8th Biennial Symposium on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution." The table of contents is here.
  • Aug 29

    Lamm: Compulsory Jurisdiction In International Law

    Lamm: Compulsory Jurisdiction In International Law
    Vanda Lamm has published Compulsory Jurisdiction in International Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2014). Here's the abstract: The system of optional clause declarations is a unique regime of compulsory jurisdiction based on the two World…
  • Aug 29

    New Issue: International Security

    New Issue: International Security
    The latest issue of International Security (Vol. 39, no. 1, Summer 2014) is out. Contents include:A Century after Sarajevo: Reflections on World War I Ja Ian Chong & Todd H. Hall, The Lessons of 1914 for East Asia Today: Missing the…
Rank this Week: 32

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 13

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    CBS News covers new Novartis drug to address heart failure

    CBS News covers new Novartis drug to address heart failure
    CBS Nightly News on Saturday, August 30, 2014 led off with a story on the Novartis drug LCZ696 (a combination of valsartan ( Diovan ) and sacubitril to treat heart failure), which story, including comments by Jon LaPook, was quite favorable. …
  • Aug 30

    "Media corporations exist to assemble audiences for profit, not to inform the public"

    &quot;Media corporations exist to assemble audiences for profit, not to inform the public&quot;
    Within a post at Salon titled Fareed Zakaria’s real sins: Not plagiarism but neoliberal know-it-all-ism , one finds the textMedia corporations exist, after all, not to inform the public or help it deliberate but to assemble and…
  • Aug 30

    The PARADIGM-HF study; a new use for valsartan?

    The PARADIGM-HF study; a new use for valsartan?
    What does a drug company, facing a patent expiration, do? One option is the forced switch [see IPBiz post: CBS News on August 28 covers "forced switch" related to drug Namenda ] Another option is to find a new use. In the post 3…
Rank this Week: 41

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 30

    Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment – July 2014

    Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment – July 2014
    BLS news release: “Unemployment rates were lower in July than a year earlier in 348 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 16 areas, and unchanged in 8 areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Fifteen areas had…
  • Aug 30

    EPIC FOIA Case – Army Blimps over Washington Loaded with Surveillance Gear, Cost $1.6 Billion

    EPIC FOIA Case – Army Blimps over Washington Loaded with Surveillance Gear, Cost $1.6 Billion
    “EPIC has received substantial new information about the surveillance blimps, now deployed over Washington, DC. The documents were released to EPIC in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the…
  • Aug 30

    The “40-Hour” Workweek Is Actually Longer – by Seven Hour

    The “40-Hour” Workweek Is Actually Longer – by Seven Hour
    Gallup Economy: “Adults employed full time in the U.S. report working an average of 47 hours per week, almost a full workday longer than what a standard five-day, 9-to-5 schedule entails. In fact, half of all full-time workers indicate…
Rank this Week: 42

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    New Statutory Property Guardianship Legislation and Regulation Coming into Effect December 1, 2014

    New Statutory Property Guardianship Legislation and Regulation Coming into Effect December 1, 2014
    There are some significant changes coming into effect on December 1, 2014 to British Columbia’s adult guardianship legislation. The changes will primarily effect both how the Public Guardian and Trustee is appointed to manage the…
  • Aug 24

    Can You Revoke a Quebec Notarial Will by Destroying a True Copy?

    Can You Revoke a Quebec Notarial Will by Destroying a True Copy?
    A notary in Quebecalways retains the original of a notarial will and registers it under the Quebec Civil Code. Despite the usual rule in British Columbia that an executor must probate the original will, an exception is made for…
  • Aug 6

    Changes to Canadian Charitable Donation Tax Credits for Charitable Gifts on Death

    Changes to Canadian Charitable Donation Tax Credits for Charitable Gifts on Death
    In the 2014 Budget, the Federal Government has proposed changes to the treatment of charitable gifts in wills or beneficiary designations. Essentially, if you include a gift to a charity in your will, under the new tax law, the gift will…
Rank this Week: 471

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Prostitution is a class B misdemeanor...cont

    Prostitution is a class B misdemeanor...cont
    In approving the use of declaratory judgment in the present situation, it is incumbent upon this court to caution that this doctrine is to be used carefully and wisely. The extent to which this relief may be invoked remains to...
  • Aug 30

    Correction Law §§ 168-l and 168-n...cont

    Correction Law §§ 168-l and 168-n...cont
    The People’s position is simply that the Criminal Court did not have sufficient information to make the determination when it was made and there is no prejudice to the defendant if the court were to reconsider its determination. However,...
  • Aug 30

    Order of Protection should not have been issued in this case

    Order of Protection should not have been issued in this case
    Defendant and complainant are husband and wife. Immediately prior to his arrest, defendant and his wife were staying in separate cooperative apartments, each jointly owned by them, in the same apartment building in Manhattan. The larger of…
Rank this Week: 854

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/
  • Aug 30

    Facebook appears to be expanding search

    Facebook appears to be expanding search
    Facebook is testing an expansion of its search feature, per TechCrunch’s Sarah Perez (@saraintampa). Facebook is enabling mobile users to search via keyword for old posts by friends, as well as content from pages they followed. The…
  • Aug 29

    Will Twitter redesign entice more lawyers to join?

    Will Twitter redesign entice more lawyers to join?
    As reported Friday evening by the Wall Street Journal’s Yoree Koh (@YoreeKoh), Twitter, in the hope that more users will sign up and stick around, has redesigned its signup process. The redesign includes a number of new features.…
  • Aug 29

    Blogging and social media for lawyers is not a zero sum game

    Blogging and social media for lawyers is not a zero sum game
    Marketer and author, Seth Godin, asks this morning why is it that authors don’t compete where as other companies would kill to own a category in a store. …[N]ot only do authors get along, they spend time and energy blurbing each…
Rank this Week: 15

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 30

    On the Death Penalty: Our Masters vs. the Rest of U

    On the Death Penalty: Our Masters vs. the Rest of U
    Prof. Sara Sun Beale of Duke Law School is, in my view, a more balanced intellect than one usually encounters in academia.  Her recent article seems to assume that having more information makes it more likely that one will oppose...
  • Aug 30

    What Ferguson Is "About"

    What Ferguson Is &quot;About&quot;
    Just now I read an opinion piece in the Washington Post titled, "Ferguson Isn't About Black Rage Against Cops; It's White Rage Against Progress."  The gist of the column, written by an associate professor in the African American studies…
  • Aug 29

    Judicial Nominees and Practical Experience

    Judicial Nominees and Practical Experience
    Five years ago, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger nominated former state Senator Charles Poochigian to the state Court of Appeal.  He was evaluated by the State Bar Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation and given the lowest…
Rank this Week: 153

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/
  • Aug 30

    Saturday Link Roundup

    Saturday Link Roundup
    Just to clear my browser tabs, here are a few mostly unrelated links that haven't made it into independent Grits posts but deserve readers' attention::Houston Chronicle (Aug. 27): "Overburdened and underfunded immigration judges decry…
  • Aug 30

    New reporting on TX indigent counsel to take effect

    New reporting on TX indigent counsel to take effect
    New reporting deadlines for criminal defense attorneys and counties take effect this fall when the final elements of HB 1318 take effect beginning Sept. 1. The forthcoming data will shed some new light on indigent defense caseloads, but IMO…
  • Aug 30

    Taser's business model on police body cam

    Taser's business model on police body cam
    Grits observed earlier this month that the most successful wearable tech businesses so far have been in the corrections industry - e.g., police body cams, GPS trackers, and alcohol monitors - and dominated by a few companies narrowly focused…
Rank this Week: 69

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    UPDATE: Two-Vehicle Fatality Crash in Mountain Home

    UPDATE: Two-Vehicle Fatality Crash in Mountain Home
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Aug 30

    Two-Vehicle Fatality Crash in Mountain Home

    Two-Vehicle Fatality Crash in Mountain Home
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Aug 30

    Injury Crash Hill St, Kamiah (District Two)

    Injury Crash Hill St, Kamiah (District Two)
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
Rank this Week: 130

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    California legislature bans plastic grocery bag

    California legislature bans plastic grocery bag
    [JURIST] The California Legislature [official website] on Friday enacted a ban [Reuters report] on the use of plastic grocery bags in the state. The bill [SB 270, text], if signed into law, will become the first law of its kind in the US.…
  • Aug 30

    US imposes new sanctions on 30 groups with ties to Iran

    US imposes new sanctions on 30 groups with ties to Iran
    [JURIST] US National Security Council [official website] spokesperson Caitlin Hayden announced [press release] on Friday that the White House is placing new sanctions on over 30 organizations and individuals with ties to Iran. The sanctions…
  • Aug 30

    Germany publishes new draft cybersecurity law

    Germany publishes new draft cybersecurity law
    [JURIST] The German Federal Ministry of the Interior [official website] on Friday published [text; in German] its revised proposal for a new IT security law. The draft law seeks to protect the privacy of German citizens and improve the IT…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Aug 30

    OLLIE GETS THE TIMES

    OLLIE GETS THE TIMES
    Got this message from Oliver Koppell (pictured left): It is with great pride and much gratitude that I have received the enthusiastic endorsement of The New York Times Editorial Board for my campaign to unseat rogue Democrat incumbent…
  • Aug 30

    SHE WANTS 40 A DAY

    SHE WANTS 40 A DAY
    Lucas-- It's been a busy month for our campaign and I can't wait to hit the ground running after Labor Day. Throughout August, I've been all over the district talking with voters about the issues at stake in this election and building…
  • Aug 29

    NO SOLACE FOR SOLACE?

    NO SOLACE FOR SOLACE?
    Solace International, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Dermatend Original and Dermatend Ultra Due to Safety Concerns Reno, Nevada, Solace International, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of Dermatend Original and Dermatend…
Rank this Week: 7

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 30

    Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Alumni Dinner in Michigan

    Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Alumni Dinner in Michigan
    There have been eight laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella linked to a Hillsdale County, MI festival that lasted July 31 to August 3. There were 33 probable cases. The outbreak was linked to the Reading Summer Festival Days alumni reunion…
  • Aug 30

    Parmesan Cheese Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

    Parmesan Cheese Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination
    4C Foods Corp. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling 6-oz. glass jars of 4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan, UPC 0-41387-32790-8 with code dates BEST BY JUL 21 2016 and JUL 22 2016, due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This…
  • Aug 29

    Maine Slaughterhouse Recalls More Than 25,000 Pounds of Beef for Potentially Insufficient Processing

    Maine Slaughterhouse Recalls More Than 25,000 Pounds of Beef for Potentially Insufficient Processing
    Bubier Meats of Greene, ME, has voluntarily recalled 25,192 pounds of beef because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been completely removed. The Maine Department of Agriculture said Friday that state officials had discovered the problem…
Rank this Week: 72

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX
    How do countries around the world protect disabled workers, provide for social security and family leave, and restrict child labor?  Labor Day weekend is a great time to discover NATLEX, an International Labour Organization (ILO)…
  • Aug 29

    Laboring on Labor Day

    Laboring on Labor Day
    Yes, I will be laboring on labor day - meaning the Library will be open.  You can get both Reference librarian assistance and access to Reserve materials at the Circulation desk 10am-6pm.In other interesting news, check out the following…
  • Aug 28

    Today in Legal History: The Ten Commandments in the Courthouse

    Today in Legal History: The Ten Commandments in the Courthouse
    “On August 28, 2003, the Supreme Court of Alabama removed a monument of the Biblical Ten Commandments from its courthouse rotunda. The monument had been installed on the orders of Chief Justice Roy Moore, triggering a federal lawsuit.…
Rank this Week: 716

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/
  • Aug 30

    “Raising bars to legitimate voters is election irregularity”

    “Raising bars to legitimate voters is election irregularity”
    Roger Chesley column: Fairfax County election officials have asked local, state and federal authorities to investigate whether 17 people may have voted twice in the 2012 general election – once in the county, and again in Maryland. Such…
  • Aug 30

    “Governor’s primary shatters spending records”

    “Governor’s primary shatters spending records”
    AZ Republic:  “Spending in the gubernatorial primary has already made the 2014 race for Arizona governor the most expensive contest ever for the state government’s top job, an Arizona Republic analysis shows.”…
  • Aug 30

    “Getting Ferguson Majority to Show Its Clout at Polls”

    “Getting Ferguson Majority to Show Its Clout at Polls”
    Monica Davey writes this must-read NYT report on African-American voter turnout in Ferguson and the larger voting wars in Missouri. … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 141

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 30

    Meet Attorney Andrea Nguyen

    Meet Attorney Andrea Nguyen
    Andrea A. Nguyen, JD is a lawyer with Harding & Associates Family Law. Andrea practices in all areas of California divorce and family law.  She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Clara University School…
  • Aug 29

    Family Mediation

    Family Mediation
    From our eNewsletter by Deborah Lynn Zutter. What is mediation? Family mediation is a method of dispute resolution. People work with the mediator to identify the matters that need to be addressed, express their individual objectives, develop…
  • Aug 25

    Interesting Paper on Changes in Divorce Process and their effect

    Interesting Paper on Changes in Divorce Process and their effect
    Raquel Fernández & Joyce Cheng Wong have a new paper entitled “Free to Leave? A Welfare Analysis of Divorce Regimes.”  The abstract summarizes: During the 1970s the US underwent an important change in its divorce…
Rank this Week: 677

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/
  • Aug 30

    Top Bitcoin Proponent to Plead Guilty to Federal Charge

    Top Bitcoin Proponent to Plead Guilty to Federal Charge
    Charles Shrem, a leading backer of Bitcoin, is to plead to one federal count of aiding and abetting an unlicensed money transmitting business.
  • Aug 29

    Alibaba to Begin Investor Roadshow on Week of Sept. 8

    Alibaba to Begin Investor Roadshow on Week of Sept. 8
    Under the latest timetable, Alibaba will hope to price its stock sale toward the later half of the week of Sept. 15, a person briefed on the matter said.
  • Aug 29

    S.E.C. Commissioner Rebukes His Colleague

    S.E.C. Commissioner Rebukes His Colleague
    Luis A. Aguilar issued a surprising dissent that sharply criticized an enforcement action against two senior executives of an information technology company and questioned the agency's aggressiveness.
Rank this Week: 6

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 30

    President Obama on ISIS: 'Fetch Me My Brown Pants!'

    President Obama on ISIS: 'Fetch Me My Brown Pants!'
    It wasn’t the suit that screamed “brown pants” to me so much as everything else that happened Thursday. via thefederalist.com
  • Aug 30

    Can Feminists Do Anything On Their Own?

    Can Feminists Do Anything On Their Own?
    Sometimes I wonder if modern feminists are really a bunch of fun-loving, hyper-aware pranksters, conspiring to hoist an elaborate hoax upon the world. “Oh, Amanda, be real,” someone might type in a secret feminist chat room,…
  • Aug 30

    Marines’ Chesty XIV Promoted to Corporal, Despite Taste for Snacks - Washington Wire - WSJ

    Marines’ Chesty XIV Promoted to Corporal, Despite Taste for Snacks - Washington Wire - WSJ
    The current Chesty was introduced to the Marine Barracks in February 2013, and this year had solo responsibility for the evening parades. Partisans of the current mascot, suggest Cpl. Chesty is better around other animals and less focused on…
Rank this Week: 107

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/
  • Aug 30

    Proposed FRCP Amendments Aim to Shorten Deadline

    Proposed FRCP Amendments Aim to Shorten Deadline
    Continuing my ongoing review of the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure currently pending before the Judicial Conference of the United States, I move on to one of the changes proposed to Rule 16: the shortening by...
  • Aug 26

    A Review of the Proposed Change to FRCP 4(m)

    A Review of the Proposed Change to FRCP 4(m)
    In my intended continuing series reviewing the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure currently pending before the Judicial Conference of the United States, I move on to Rule 4(m). For background, see my earlier post…
  • Aug 25

    Breaking News: Burger King to Move to Canada?!?!

    Breaking News: Burger King to Move to Canada?!?!
    The New York Times reports that Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons and move its headquarters to Canada. Will civil procedure ever be the same? Start drafting those new choice-of-law clauses now! RJE
Rank this Week: 509

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    Have Desperate And Ethically Questionable But Possibly Jewish Lawyers Fight For Your Case Now!

    Have Desperate And Ethically Questionable But Possibly Jewish Lawyers Fight For Your Case Now!
    I often brag to my tech-savvy friends, “I have a Twitter.” I’m actually not kidding. It’s the place to find out what I have for dinner once or twice a year or to click through to my new blog posts if you don’t…
  • Aug 22

    Guilty Until Proven…

    Guilty Until Proven&hellip;
    Oh, who am I kidding? They aren’t even going to let you prove yourself not guilty. Not before it’s too late, at least. I’m talking about the Town of Gilbert again, and this time it isn’t your car or your money that…
  • Aug 12

    Save The Lawyers!

    Save The Lawyers!
    It seems that news about LegalZoom’s various legal battles has popped up every few months for the last few years. One state will decide that the online service, which is intended to help people create their own legal documents, is…
Rank this Week: 625

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Two Pedestrians Injured In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Two Pedestrians Injured In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    Two men were injured, one critically, in a South Los Angeles hit-and-run crash. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the victims were struck in the 7900 block of South Western Avenue early morning on August 27, 2014.…
  • Aug 29

    Motorcycle Accident In Orange County Causes Serious Injurie

    Motorcycle Accident In Orange County Causes Serious Injurie
    A 24-year-old man was seriously injured in an Orange County motorcycle accident after a head-on crash. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of August 27, 2014 on Santiago…
  • Aug 22

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant
    Ten people were injured, one critically, after a vehicle crashed into a Little Caesars pizza restaurant in Pacoima the evening of August 18, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred at the 12700 block of Van…
Rank this Week: 46

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/
  • Aug 30

    Let 'Em EAT Cake! | Investing in "Food Scraps" and More Silline

    Let 'Em EAT Cake! | Investing in &quot;Food Scraps&quot; and More Silline
    What people will collect knows no boundaries. This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content which includes a library of over 4,000 posts, a great resource!
  • Aug 29

    "Grooming" of Structured Settlement Annuitants Leads to Financial "Rapes"

    &quot;Grooming&quot; of Structured Settlement Annuitants Leads to Financial &quot;Rapes&quot;
    In the coming months you will be reading about stories of predatory "grooming", predatory upselling in contradiction to the mission stated in public facing websites, financial devastation and abuse... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Aug 29

    Seneca One Finance Outrageous Solicitation to Structured Settlement Annuitant

    Seneca One Finance Outrageous Solicitation to Structured Settlement Annuitant
    The unfortunate seller who takes into Seneca One's bait, trades stable guaranteed income for an investment of only a fraction of the present value because of the discounting to present value and the... This is a content summary only. Please…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Aug 30

    Call for Applications: Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court

    Call for Applications: Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court
    U.S. Feminist Judgments Project -- Call for Applications: The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of revised opinions and commentary for an edited collection entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States…
  • Aug 30

    Call for Participation: LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop

    Call for Participation: LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop
    Call for Participation Twelfth Annual LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV October 9, 2014 LatCrit, Inc. and the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) are pleased to invite…
  • Aug 30

    NYT Magazine Examines Rise of Medication Abortion Via the Internet

    NYT Magazine Examines Rise of Medication Abortion Via the Internet
    The New York Times Magazine: The Dawn of the Post-Clinic Abortion, by Emily Bazelon: In June 2001, under a cloud-streaked sky, Rebecca Gomperts set out from the Dutch port of Scheveningen in a rented 110-foot ship bound for Ireland. Lashed...
Rank this Week: 74

Switchboard

Switchboard

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

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
Rank this Week: 973

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Thematic Focus: Resettlement

    Thematic Focus: Resettlement
    The Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement were held 24-26 June 2014 in Geneva.  The objective of these meetings is "to address a wide range of policy and procedural matters, including advocacy, capacity building and operational…
  • Aug 29

    Events & Opportunities: More September 2014

    Events &amp; Opportunities: More September 2014
    Job: Program Coordinator, Open Society International Migration Initiative, London [info] - Apply by 1 September 2014.Refugees: Why Seeking Asylum is Legal and Australia's Policies are Not, Sydney, 4 September 2014 [info]- RSVP for this…
  • Aug 28

    Thematic Focus: Detention

    Thematic Focus: Detention
    CMS Dialogue: Detention Policies as Tools of Immigration Control, New York, 21 July 2014 [info]- Follow link for summary and video."Detention of Undocumented Immigrants and the Judicial Impact of the CJEU’s Decisions in France,"…
Rank this Week: 289

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Aug 30

    Evidence That The World Is Going To Hell

    Evidence That The World Is Going To Hell
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 30

    Galaxy Note 4 In A Boxy Case?

    Galaxy Note 4 In A Boxy Case?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 30

    Virtual Laser Projection Keyboard - Saturday Cool

    Virtual Laser Projection Keyboard - Saturday Cool
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 318

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 30

    Nasty Judge’s Sexism Leads to New Trial

    Nasty Judge’s Sexism Leads to New Trial
    There is no place for mean-spirited judges in Canadian courts, but regretfully a few slip through the vigorous screening process and become tyrants in an institution where they preside as untouchables. Mr. Justice Jean-Guy Boilard, of the…
  • Aug 29

    Divorce Can Be Deadly

    Divorce Can Be Deadly
    In 1967 psychiatrists Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe examined the medical records of over 5,000 patients in their research to determine whether stress causes illness. A positive correlation was found resulting in the Social Readjustment…
  • Aug 29

    Divorce Can Be Deadly

    Divorce Can Be Deadly
    In 1967 psychiatrists Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe examined the medical records of over 5,000 patients in their research to determine whether stress causes illness. A positive correlation was found resulting in the Social Readjustment…
Rank this Week: 923

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 30

    Holy law school fail, Batman! Suffolk offers to buy out its whole law faculty

    Holy law school fail, Batman! Suffolk offers to buy out its whole law faculty
    From the Boston Globe: Suffolk University Wednesday abruptly replaced president James McCarthy with a year remaining on his contract, and tapped a veteran educator with a reputation for turning... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 28

    Bella. Looking good.

    Bella. Looking good.
    [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 28

    10 Things Every College Professor Hate

    10 Things Every College Professor Hate
    Tip of the day: law professors hate these things too. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 88

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Judge Scheindlin Dismisses Remaining ATS Claims Against Ford and IBM in Long-running Apartheid Litigation

    Judge Scheindlin Dismisses Remaining ATS Claims Against Ford and IBM in Long-running Apartheid Litigation
    As Lawfare readers may have seen from press reports, on Thursday, SDNY Judge Shira Scheindlin dismissed the Alien Tort Statute suit against Ford Motor Company and IBM in connection with their business activities in Apartheid-era South Africa,…
  • Aug 30

    Lawfare Podcast, Episode #89: Bone-Crushing Zombie Action

    Lawfare Podcast, Episode #89: Bone-Crushing Zombie Action
    Here at Lawfare, we try to spot critical legal issues impacting national security before they’re really upon us . . . and eating our brains. Too often, American policymakers have not taken emerging threats seriously, only to find…
  • Aug 30

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    As the debate in Washington over how to deal with ISIS intensifies, Jack outlined how to make an authorization of force against the militant group politically palatable for both the President and Congress. His answer? Narrow it…
Rank this Week: 73

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 75

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
Rank this Week: 110