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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/
Rank this Week: 31

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…
  • Sep 30

    Elder Advocates Worry About Massachusetts Assisted Living Resident

    Elder Advocates Worry About Massachusetts Assisted Living Resident
    According to elder advocates, the state’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs, which oversees some 224 facilities, is not properly equipped to protect Massachusetts assisted living residents, who are too often at risk of getting hurt. The…
  • Sep 30

    $1.25 Million Verdict Awarded to Man Who Cut Off Fingers with Unsafe Table Saw

    $1.25 Million Verdict Awarded to Man Who Cut Off Fingers with Unsafe Table Saw
    An Illinois woodworker was awarded a $1.25 million jury verdict after he was severely injured while using a defective Ryobi table saw. Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of his two other fingers when his Ryobi saw…
Rank this Week: 247

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…
  • Oct 1

    Court of Chancery Rejects Limits on Advancement Right

    Court of Chancery Rejects Limits on Advancement Right
    Authored By Lewis Lazarus This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | October 1, 2014 By statute and case law, Delaware has long protected the rights of officers and directors to…
Rank this Week: 452

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/
Rank this Week: 725

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 335

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: 429

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: 37

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Oct 1

    "Vote-Restriction Laws Line Up for Supreme Court Review"

    "Vote-Restriction Laws Line Up for Supreme Court Review"
    "Vote-Restriction Laws Line Up for Supreme Court Review": Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal has this Supreme Court Brief. You can freely access the full text of the article via Google.
  • Oct 1

    "Supreme Court Orders Coming 9:30 AM Eastern Thursday"

    "Supreme Court Orders Coming 9:30 AM Eastern Thursday"
    "Supreme Court Orders Coming 9:30 AM Eastern Thursday": So reports Rick Hasen at his "Election Law Blog."
  • Oct 1

    "Federal court considers guns in post offices"

    "Federal court considers guns in post offices"
    "Federal court considers guns in post offices": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man argued in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns."
Rank this Week: 54

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 1

    After slaying, Md. real estate agents focus on safety

    After slaying, Md. real estate agents focus on safety
    Following the murder of an Arkansas real estate agent local brokers are taking stock of their safety measures.
  • Oct 1

    Will lawyers’ business go to pot?

    Will lawyers’ business go to pot?
    As police and prosecutors continue to work out how to best enforce the new marijuana laws, criminal defense lawyers say it brings up new issues they will have to consider when representing clients in marijuana cases — that is, if they…
  • Oct 1

    Secret Service boss quits after security lapse

    Secret Service boss quits after security lapse
    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
Rank this Week: 212

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 22

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: 340

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Oct 1

    Senators Markey and Boxer Oppose Automatic Approval of Gas Exports to European Union

    Senators Markey and Boxer Oppose Automatic Approval of Gas Exports to European Union
    U.S. Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman urging him to resist efforts by the European Union in Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership…
  • Sep 30

    Article Discusses Environmental Issues Related to Petronas’ Proposed B.C. LNG Export Terminal

    Article Discusses Environmental Issues Related to Petronas’ Proposed B.C. LNG Export Terminal
    An article in The Globe and Mail discusses environmental issues related to Petronas’ proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal on Lelu Island, British Columbia (B.C.), including the potential impact of the terminal on the…
  • Sep 30

    FERC Approves Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal

    FERC Approves Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal
    Yesterday, FERC issued an order approving the construction and operation of Dominion Cove Point LNG’s proposed export terminal project in Lusby, Md. and related facilities.  This is the fourth LNG export terminal project FERC has…
Rank this Week: 45

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/
  • Oct 1

    33 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA

    33 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA
    TSA Week in Review - 48 Firearms Discovered This Week in Carry-On Bags (40 Were Loaded) Loaded firearm discovered at SAT 48 Firearms Discovered This Week – Of the 48 firearms, 26 were loaded and 11 had rounds chambered.…
  • Oct 1

    SPACEX TO FLY OUT OF TEXAS

    SPACEX TO FLY OUT OF TEXAS
    Gov. Perry Helps Break Ground on SpaceX Commercial Launch Facility Last week, Gov. Rick Perry helped break ground on the SpaceX Commercial Launch Facility located near Boca Chica Beach, which will launch commercial satellites into…
  • Oct 1

    HISPANICS UNHAPPY WITH OBAMA

    HISPANICS UNHAPPY WITH OBAMA
    September 26, 2014 Hispanics' Approval of Obama Down Since '12 In U.S., 52% of Hispanics approve, compared with 42% of all adults by Frank Newport PRINCETON, NJ -- Hispanics' approval of the job being done by President …
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Oct 1

    "The Influence of Improper Information on Japanese Lay Judges’ Determination of Punishment"

    "The Influence of Improper Information on Japanese Lay Judges’ Determination of Punishment"
    Recently published in Asian Journal of Criminology (2014): "The Influence of Improper Information on Japanese Lay Judges’ Determination of Punishment" Eiichiro Watamura Toshihiro Wakebe Kaori Karasawa Lay judges’ decision-making…
  • Oct 1

    "Promises, promises for neuroscience and law

    "Promises, promises for neuroscience and law
    Recently published in Current Biology "Promises, promises for neuroscience and law" Joshua W. Buckholtz David L. Faigman Stunning technical advances in the ability to image the human brain have provoked excited speculation about the…
  • Oct 1

    "Rational Action and Moral Ownership"

    "Rational Action and Moral Ownership"
    Recently published by Neuroethics: "Rational Action and Moral Ownership" by Vishnu Sridharan Abstract: In exploring the impact of cognitive science findings on compatibilist theories of moral responsibility such as Fischer and…
Rank this Week: 598

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Oct 1

    Cops Are Handing Out Spyware to Parents—With Zero Oversight

    Cops Are Handing Out Spyware to Parents—With Zero Oversight
    Mere days after a government crackdown on a spyware manufacturer comes the startling revelation that law enforcement agencies have been purchasing commercial spyware themselves and handing it out to the public for free. Police departments…
  • Oct 1

    The $1,200 Machine That Lets Anyone Make a Metal Gun at Home

    The $1,200 Machine That Lets Anyone Make a Metal Gun at Home
    When Cody Wilson revealed the world’s first fully 3-D printed gun last year, he showed that the “maker” movement has enabled anyone to create a working, lethal firearm with a click in the privacy of his or her garage. Now…
  • Oct 1

    The Criminal Indictment That Could Finally Hit Spyware Makers Hard

    The Criminal Indictment That Could Finally Hit Spyware Makers Hard
    The indictment this week of the man behind an app designed for surreptitiously monitoring cellphone activity is only the second federal case filed against someone involved in the commercial sale of so-called stalkingware. But the case could…
Rank this Week: 23

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 1

    U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Portion of North Carolina Voting Law

    U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Portion of North Carolina Voting Law
    A federal appeals court has struck down parts of North Carolina’s strict new voting law in advance of next month’s elections, ruling that they are likely to disenfranchise black voters.
  • Oct 1

    BigLaw Lawyers Giving Pro-Bono Help to Immigrant Children

    BigLaw Lawyers Giving Pro-Bono Help to Immigrant Children
    In a departure from their usual clientele, attorneys at major U.S. law firms and corporations are volunteering to represent, free of charge, unaccompanied children who have entered the U.S. illegally.
  • Oct 1

    London Calling: Spate of High Profile Lawyer Moves Hits U.K.

    London Calling: Spate of High Profile Lawyer Moves Hits U.K.
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is bringing on two partners in London from international firm Ashurst, including a former firm leader.
Rank this Week: 41

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Oct 1

    Juvenile Justice: When Poverty Looks Like Delinquency

    Juvenile Justice: When Poverty Looks Like Delinquency
    The essence of the juvenile court idea, and of the juvenile court movement, is the recognition of the obligation of the great mother state to her neglected and erring children, and her obligation to deal with them as children and wards,…
  • Oct 1

    Did You Hear That One About Climate Change?

    Did You Hear That One About Climate Change?
    Big news! Finally –FINALLY – there is overwhelming, irrefutable proof that mankind is a principal player in the precipitation of climate change! Five distinct groups of researchers studied last year’s severe and prolonged…
  • Sep 30

    TNCs Squashing Taxi Industry in San Francisco

    TNCs Squashing Taxi Industry in San Francisco
    Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft have been locked in a gargantuan battle across San Francisco that has been so vicious it would give even Godzilla pause. Although the city’s buildings and bridges have remained…
Rank this Week: 455

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Oct 1

    Mountain Guide in Japan Recounts Beautiful Climb, Interrupted by a Deadly Cloud of Smoke - WSJ

    Mountain Guide in Japan Recounts Beautiful Climb, Interrupted by a Deadly Cloud of Smoke - WSJ
    TOKYO—It was a clear autumn Saturday, the perfect time for the legions of Japanese hikers who enjoy mountain climbing. Mountain guide Shigeki Tamura was among the hundreds of climbers on 3,067-meter (10,062-foot) Mount Ontake that day.…
  • Oct 1

    Stocks Tumble; Small Caps in Correction Territory - WSJ

    Stocks Tumble; Small Caps in Correction Territory - WSJ
    U.S. stocks tumbled Wednesday to their lowest levels since mid-August, as investors retreated from riskier corners of the market amid worries about the pace of global growth. via online.wsj.com And Ebola in Texas.
  • Oct 1

    In Dallas Ebola Case, Officials Monitoring Children Exposed to Patient - NYTimes.com

    In Dallas Ebola Case, Officials Monitoring Children Exposed to Patient - NYTimes.com
    DALLAS — Health officials in Dallas are monitoring at least five schoolchildren in North Texas who came into contact with a man found to have Ebola virus, after he became sick and infectious. The authorities also said that an early...
Rank this Week: 134

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    CHARGE: Coyness in Disclosing Conflict

    CHARGE: Coyness in Disclosing Conflict
    Back in June, the Environmental Health Perspectives posted an “in-press” version of a study from the CHARGE group on autism disorders and pesticide exposures. This month, the October issue of EHP has the final version of the…
  • Sep 30

    The Last Squirmish Between Irving Selikoff and Sir Richard Doll

    The Last Squirmish Between Irving Selikoff and Sir Richard Doll
    In one of his last publications before he died, Dr. Selikoff reflected on the ethical dimensions of epidemiology. He recounted the development of our understanding of the lung cancer hazards of asbestos and smoking, and noted that there had…
  • Sep 28

    The Contrivance Standard for Expert Witness Gatekeeping

    The Contrivance Standard for Expert Witness Gatekeeping
    According to Google ngram, the phrase “junk science” made its debut circa 1975, lagging junk food by about five years. See “The Rise and Rise of Junk Science” (Mar. 8, 2014). I have never much like the phrase…
Rank this Week: 289

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 64

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 101

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 1

    News Scan

    News Scan
    California Teen Convicted in Brutal Double Murder:  A California jury has determined that a teenager convicted of murdering an elderly couple in 2013 was sane at the time of the crime.  News 10 Sacramento reports that 17-year-old…
  • Oct 1

    Good News on California Crime Rate

    Good News on California Crime Rate
    California property crimes per 100k population totaled 2,665.5 in 2013, a 3% drop from the 2012 figure although still above the rate before the realignment law went into effect.  Even better, the rate of violent crimes, less affected by…
  • Sep 30

    Academia, Over the Edge

    Academia, Over the Edge
    Goddard College in Vermont has invited Mumia Abu Jamal, convicted cop killer and former death row inmate, to give the commencement address.  The story is here.Question:  What would happen if Darren Wilson, the…
Rank this Week: 268

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/
  • Oct 1

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.01.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.01.14
    * We welcome Howard Bashman to his new homepage! [How Appealing / Above the Law] * An ode to Brian Leiter to the tune of the Beach Boys’ “I Get Around.” [Philosophy Metablog] * “Lawyers have a powerful voice in the…
  • Oct 1

    Thanks To Our Sponsors On ATL

    Thanks To Our Sponsors On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
  • Oct 1

    Like You Really Need To Validate Your Social Media Presence….

    Like You Really Need To Validate Your Social Media Presence….
    How many Fortune 500 companies are blogging and using social media, and what can law firms learn from them?
Rank this Week: 8

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Oct 1

    More proof of ________?: violent crime hits historic lows in crazy California

    More proof of ________?: violent crime hits historic lows in crazy California
    I have long thought sentencing fans and criminal-justice reformers should always pay special attention to happenings in California because the state so often seems like a model of every ugly facet dysfunctional sentencing law and politics.…
  • Oct 1

    "Prison bankers cash in on captive customers: Inmates' families gouged by fees"

    "Prison bankers cash in on captive customers: Inmates' families gouged by fees"
    The title of this post is the headline of this one part of some impressive reporting about the economic realities facing prisoners and their families being done by the Center for Public Integrity and CNBC. Here is an excerpt from...
  • Oct 1

    This is your federal sentencing data on drugs (after the minus-2 amendment)

    This is your federal sentencing data on drugs (after the minus-2 amendment)
    I could not help but think about the famous 1980s "This Is Your Brain on Drugs" campaign from Partnership for a Drug-Free America once I took a close look at the US Sentencing Commission's latest greatest data on federal…
Rank this Week: 146

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/
  • Oct 1

    Capers on Unsexing the Fourth Amendment

    Capers on Unsexing the Fourth Amendment
    I. Bennett Capers (Brooklyn Law School) has posted Unsexing the Fourth Amendment (U.C. Davis Law Review (Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Although rarely remarked upon in Fourth Amendment jurisprudence, traditional notions of sex…
  • Sep 30

    "[CA] Governor vetoes bill that would have limited police use of drones"

    "[CA] Governor vetoes bill that would have limited police use of drones"
    FourthAmendment.com links to this article from the L.A. Times.
  • Sep 30

    Eldar & Laist on The Misguided Concept of Partial Justification

    Eldar & Laist on The Misguided Concept of Partial Justification
    Shachar Eldar and Elkana Laist (Ono Academic College Faculty of Law and Government of the State of Israel) have posted The Misguided Concept of Partial Justification (Legal Theory, Vol. 20, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Despite the…
Rank this Week: 269

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/
  • Oct 1

    1 Dead After Construction Accident

    1 Dead After Construction Accident
    A construction worker was fatally injured in Roswell, Georgia after he reportedly fell down a flight of stairs at a job site.
  • Oct 1

    Cement Slab Falls And Kills Worker

    Cement Slab Falls And Kills Worker
    A New York construction worker was killed last Tuesday when a large piece of concrete fell, crushing the man beneath.
  • Oct 1

    Genentech Breast Cancer and Asthma Drug Update

    Genentech Breast Cancer and Asthma Drug Update
    Genentech has updated the profiles of two of their drugs inlcluding Xolair which will now carry a label warning of potential heart risk.
Rank this Week: 266

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

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 786

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Oct 1

    Majority Opinion in Thomas Dale DeLay v. State of Texa

    Majority Opinion in Thomas Dale DeLay v. State of Texa
    And here it is. DeLay v. State of Texas. To clarify my ealier comments, the majority held that DeLay did not commit or conspire to commit money laundering. He did not launder or conspire to launder criminally derived proceeds, because...
  • Oct 1

    Tom DeLay: Free At Last

    Tom DeLay: Free At Last
    This just in. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has affirmed 8-1 the lower appellate court ruling vacating Tom DeLay's money laundering conviction. Why was the conviction vacated? DeLay's actions, even if proven, did not constitute the…
  • Sep 28

    Former Execs From Wellcare Move to 11th Circuit

    Former Execs From Wellcare Move to 11th Circuit
    Former Wellcare executives, who were convicted, have filed their briefs in the 11th Circuit and a stron amici brief is accompanying them. One of the key issues comes from an 11th Circuit case United States v. Whiteside, where the court...
Rank this Week: 304

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Oct 1

    October 1, 2014 Colloquia/Workshop

    October 1, 2014 Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Liza Vertinsky (Emory University School of Law) presents Patents, Partnerships, and the Pre-Competitive Collaboration in Pharmaceutical Innovation. – Paper is not publicly available
  • Sep 29

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill
    The Legal Writing Institute‘s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee seeks presenters for a series of webinars. The proposal deadline is Oct. 6, 2014. The Legal Writing Institute’s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee is planning…
  • Sep 29

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX
    The University of Texas School of Law held the Massey Prize for Research in Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets Symposium Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. University of Texas School of Law Professor Henry T. C. Hu was awarded the Massey Prize. mw
Rank this Week: 60

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 1

    Planning for Housing Expense

    Planning for Housing Expense
    It is common for advisors to warn retirees and pre-retirees to set aside enough money to pay for healthcare in their golden years. However, these individuals may be better off if they were told to ensure they have enough income...
  • Oct 1

    Caregiver Murder Case Goes to Jury

    Caregiver Murder Case Goes to Jury
    On Tuesday jurors began deliberating the fate of a caretaker accused of stealing more than $500,000 from an 88-year-old Rancho Bernardo man before killing him so that she could become independently wealthy. Denise Goodwin, 47, is charged with…
  • Oct 1

    Alaska Public Trust Doctrine Case

    Alaska Public Trust Doctrine Case
    The Alaska Supreme Court recently decided a case regarding the public trust doctrine. Alaskan minors were seeking for the court to declare that the state had a fiduciary duty to protect the atmosphere, and order a reduction of carbon…
Rank this Week: 57

Canadian Trademark Blog

Canadian Trademark Blog

Commentary on Canadian trademarks & technology law. By Clark Wilson LLP.

http://trademarkblog.ca/
  • Oct 1

    Canadian Intellectual Property Office posts proposed amendments to Trade-marks Regulation

    Canadian Intellectual Property Office posts proposed amendments to Trade-marks Regulation
    The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has today posted proposed amendments to the Trade-marks Regulations at http://bit.ly/1xCOIEj  The consultation period for these proposed amendments is from October 1 to November…
  • Aug 27

    CIPO’s acceptable wares and services entries: added to TMClass, made Trilateral friendly

    CIPO’s acceptable wares and services entries: added to TMClass, made Trilateral friendly
    CIPO has announced two interesting changes regarding its Wares and Services Manual. TMClass First, CIPO-approved entries have now been added to TMClass, a multi-jurisdictional database of acceptable goods and services claims maintained…
  • Jun 11

    Official Marks Up For Review

    Official Marks Up For Review
    A Private Members Bill was introduced in Canada’s federal parliament yesterday, which, if passed, will result in significant amendments to the official mark provisions in the Trade-marks Act.  Section 9(1)(n)(iii) of that Act…
Rank this Week: 945

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/
  • Oct 1

    $23 Billion Is Pulled From Pimco’s Flagship Fund

    $23 Billion Is Pulled From Pimco’s Flagship Fund
    Once billed as the world's largest bond fund, the Pimco Total Return Fund is quickly shrinking. The largest investor redemptions in September came the day Bill Gross resigned from the firm he co-founded.
  • Oct 1

    When Debt Markets Don’t Really Act as Market

    When Debt Markets Don’t Really Act as Market
    Several recent bankruptcy cases and news events have shown that municipal and corporate debt securities have faced issues in pricing and trading, Stephen J. Lubben writes in an In Debt column.
  • Oct 1

    With Reddit Deal, Snoop Dogg Moonlights as a Tech Investor

    With Reddit Deal, Snoop Dogg Moonlights as a Tech Investor
    The hip-hop star is Joining prominent tech investors in a $50 million financing round. He's popular with Reddit users, more than willing to discuss a topic that's a favorite among them: marijuana.
Rank this Week: 3

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 1

    Working-class Environmentalism

    Working-class Environmentalism
    Traditional histories of the environmental movement consider it to be a middle-class or upper-middle-class concern, removed from the grittier kitchen table issues of concern to working people. Not so, says Josiah Rector, in an article in the…
  • Sep 30

    California Becomes First State to Ban Disposable Plastic Bag

    California Becomes First State to Ban Disposable Plastic Bag
    California has become the first state in the nation to ban major retail stores from providing single-use carryout plastic bags to their customers.  The new legislation similarly prohibits stores from selling or distributing recycled…
  • Sep 30

    2014 Senate Races and the Environment: Alaska and Colorado

    2014 Senate Races and the Environment: Alaska and Colorado
    Alaska and Colorado may both think of themselves as having a link to the frontier, but they’re also very different in terms of demographics and dependence on the oil industry.  The Senate races in the two states are also similar in…
Rank this Week: 842

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 870

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 59

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Oct 1

    HealthCamp Boston, November 3, 2014 - Register Now For The Health Innovation Unconference

    HealthCamp Boston, November 3, 2014 - Register Now For The Health Innovation Unconference
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Sep 17

    #ThinkFurther – The Future of Medicine

    #ThinkFurther – The Future of Medicine
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Sep 17

    Waiting for HIPAA Clarity? Who Has Time?

    Waiting for HIPAA Clarity? Who Has Time?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 381

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Oct 1

    Court Challenge to SEC Pay-to-Play Rules Dismissed by Court

    Court Challenge to SEC Pay-to-Play Rules Dismissed by Court
    A suit filed by the Republican parties of New York and Tennessee challenging the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Pay-to-Play Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 1

    Wednesday Government Relations New

    Wednesday Government Relations New
    Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “Cornerstone builds out from K Street” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. California: Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 1

    Georgia Ethics Commissioners Discuss Path Forward

    Georgia Ethics Commissioners Discuss Path Forward
    The state ethics commission met September 30, 2014, for the first public meeting following the firing of former Executive Secretary Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 458

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 1

    Osgoode Digital Common

    Osgoode Digital Common
    This announcement from Louis Mirando was posted via the CALL listserv earlier today: The Osgoode Hall Law School Library is pleased to announce the official launch of the Osgoode Digital Commons…
  • Oct 1

    Guidance on Neighbouring Right

    Guidance on Neighbouring Right
    Neighbouring rights rarely get much judicial review so the case of Re: Sound v. Fitness Industry Council of Canada 2014 FCA 48 gives some insight as to this regime. Neighbouring rights[1], rights near to copyright, in this context are rights…
  • Oct 1

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. McKesson Canada Corporation v.…
Rank this Week: 34

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    The Great British Vanishing Act Part 2: where has home-grown patent filing gone?

    The Great British Vanishing Act Part 2: where has home-grown patent filing gone?
    Last month, in "The Great British Vanishing Act: where has home-grown patent filing gone?", Peter Arrowsmith (partner in London-based patent attorneys Cleveland) opened what turned out to be a lively debate as to whether current statistical…
  • Sep 30

    The IPKat and his friends: time for an update

    The IPKat and his friends: time for an update
    Every three months, the IPKat and Merpel give an update of the goings-on both on this weblog and on other IP-flavoured blogs to which members of this blog team also contribute.  This time round, the Kats welcome a large contingent of…
  • Sep 30

    That IPEC book: a review

    That IPEC book: a review
    This review of Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice and Procedure is brought to you by Katfriend, fellow blogger and IP enthusiast Kingsley Egbuonu, who tweets at @KingsleyEgbuonu.Kngsley first became fascinated by…
Rank this Week: 127

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Oct 1

    The Marquette Law School Poll’s Version of the Sounds of Silence

    The Marquette Law School Poll’s Version of the Sounds of Silence
    The big story coming out of the release Wednesday of a new round of results from the Marquette Law School Poll was that Republican Gov. Scott Walker had opened up a bit more distance over Democratic challenger Mary Burke that was seen in…
  • Sep 30

    Packers CEO Wants to Enhance “Fan Experience” at Lambeau

    Packers CEO Wants to Enhance “Fan Experience” at Lambeau
    The Green Bay Packers have sold out every home game since the Fourteenth Century, right? Nothing to worry about when it comes to attracting fans and providing them a good experience, right? Not right if you’re Mark Murphy. In an…
  • Sep 30

    Big Tobacco Sues Uruguay

    Big Tobacco Sues Uruguay
    Those who follow efforts to use law to reduce smoking will be aware the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found in R.J. Reynolds v. FDA, 696 F.3d 1215 (D.C. Cir. 2012) that mandatory graphic imagery on cigarette…
Rank this Week: 869

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Correction Law § 168-a (2)(a)(i

    Correction Law § 168-a (2)(a)(i
    In 2004, petitioner-appellant pleaded guilty to a federal possession of child pornography offense. The Court is tasked to determine whether the Board of Examiners of Sex Offenders erred when it concluded that petitioner's conviction in a…
  • Sep 30

    State's Article 10 petition...cont

    State's Article 10 petition...cont
    As the Criminal Court outlined in its decision in Respondent, public masturbation of the kind the Respondent has repeatedly engaged in is the crime of "Public Lewdness" defined in § 245 of the Penal law. That crime is a...
  • Sep 30

    Supreme Court judged probable cause...cont

    Supreme Court judged probable cause...cont
    The Court’s determination rests on noninterpretive grounds. We rely principally on established Federal and State law because we believe the arguments supporting that body of law are more persuasive than the arguments supporting application…
Rank this Week: 941

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Irfan Khan Strikes Back

    Irfan Khan Strikes Back
    You remember Irfan Khan, the supposedly big terrorism case that was dismissed a few summers ago. Well, Khan is seeking revenge. From the AP:Irfan Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan with a wife and two children, worked hard to…
  • Oct 1

    Poll on Judge Fuller

    Poll on Judge Fuller
    The Daily Report is running a poll on what should happen to Judge Fuller.  Here's the poll, and here's the latest from Alyson Palmer of the DR on what's going on:The Associated Press reported that it obtained a recording of the 911 call…
  • Sep 30

    “Miami is replete with people who utilize illegal funds and live a luxurious, unbelievable lifestyle.”

    “Miami is replete with people who utilize illegal funds and live a luxurious, unbelievable lifestyle.”
    That was Judge Lenard, sentencing Alvaro Lopez Tardon --convicted of spending in Miami, drug proceeds earned in Spain -- to 150 years in federal prison.  From the Miami Herald:A federal judge put a uniquely Miami spin on the $20 million…
Rank this Week: 167

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Oct 1

    SaskTel issues its first "Transparency Report" on government data demand

    SaskTel issues its first "Transparency Report" on government data demand
    Hot on the heels of Telus' transparency report, SaskTel has also released its very first transparency report [PDF] on government data demands.It's worth giving the report a look, and noting that SaskTel is the only telco in Canada that is…
  • Oct 1

    Presentation: Canada's Anti-spam Law and non-profits/charitie

    Presentation: Canada's Anti-spam Law and non-profits/charitie
    I just had the pleasure of speaking at a joint meeting of the Canadian Bar Association (Nova Scotia)'s privacy and charities sections on the impact of Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) on charities and not for profits. Here's the presentation, in…
  • Oct 1

    Presentation: The legal response to cyber-bullying

    Presentation: The legal response to cyber-bullying
    This week, I led an internal McInnes Cooper continuing professional development session on cyberbullying and the legal response to it.In case this is of interest to readers, here is the presentation:
Rank this Week: 599

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Oct 1

    How Sitting by Designation Affects Judicial Behavior - article by Lemley & Miller

    How Sitting by Designation Affects Judicial Behavior - article by Lemley & Miller
    I read an enormouly entertaining paper by Mark Lemley and Shawn Miller today, If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em? How Sitting by Designation Affects Judicial Behavior. I should first explain what the term "sitting by…
  • Oct 1

    Lex Machina Patent Litigation Damages Report

    Lex Machina Patent Litigation Damages Report
    Several weeks ago, Lex Machina released a 75 page Patent Litigation Damages Report, which analyzes both cumulative and median damages in cases that terminated between 2000 and 2013. It has taken me a while to get through it but I...
  • Oct 1

    Defendant's Renewed Motion for Judgment As a Matter of Law in Antitrust/Lanham Act Case Denied

    Defendant's Renewed Motion for Judgment As a Matter of Law in Antitrust/Lanham Act Case Denied
    Retractable Technologies, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson and Co., 2:08cv16 (9/30/14) Judge: Leonard Davis Holding: Defendant's Renewed Motion for Judgment As a Matter of Law, or Alternatively, for New Trial or Remittitur Denied On September 19,…
Rank this Week: 298