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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,…
Rank this Week: 55

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 15

    Massachusetts Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident At Maine Golf Course

    Massachusetts Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident At Maine Golf Course
    A Massachusetts man was fatally injured last week in a tragic golf cart accident at a South Berwick, Maine golf course. According to police reports and the Associated Press, the victim, who’d been playing at The Links at Outlook, was…
  • Sep 12

    Will the Number of Massachusetts Car Crash Deaths Go Up if Selling Marijuana Become Legal?

    Will the Number of Massachusetts Car Crash Deaths Go Up if Selling Marijuana Become Legal?
    With Massachusetts and other states seeking to join Washington and Colorado in legalizing the retail sales of marijuana for recreational purposes, safety advocates are worried that this could increase the number of traffic crash fatalities…
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…
  • Sep 15

    Chancery Court Confirms Fluctuating Interest Rate Is Appropriate

    Chancery Court Confirms Fluctuating Interest Rate Is Appropriate
    Authored By Thomas E. Hanson, Jr. This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | September 10, 2014 In lengthy disputes where a judgment is entered as of a date several years in the past,…
Rank this Week: 490

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: 662

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 220

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Former LPL Financial Broker Must Pay Almost $2 Million For Bilking Clients, Including Elderly Investor

    Former LPL Financial Broker Must Pay Almost $2 Million For Bilking Clients, Including Elderly Investor
    Blake B. Richards, an ex-LPL Financial (LPLA) broker, must pay close to $2 million in penalties and disgorgement over allegations that he defrauded clients of close to $1.7 million. According to the case, submitted in the U.S. District Court…
  • Sep 11

    SEC to Dismiss Lawsuit Against SIPC Over Payments to Stanford Ponzi Scam Victim

    SEC to Dismiss Lawsuit Against SIPC Over Payments to Stanford Ponzi Scam Victim
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has said that it no longer intends to continue trying to get the Securities Investor Protection Corporation to pay back investors the losses they sustained in R. Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi…
  • Sep 9

    Mortgage Transfers to Nonbanks Get Closer Regulator Scrutiny

    Mortgage Transfers to Nonbanks Get Closer Regulator Scrutiny
    In the last two years, millions of borrowers with mortgages have been moved from banks to nonbanks. This can result in problems for home loan borrowers. A reason for this is that a lot of banks are getting rid of their mortgage servicing…
Rank this Week: 216

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: 28

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Sep 16

    "There is news and then there is The New York Daily News"

    "There is news and then there is The New York Daily News"
    "There is news and then there is The New York Daily News": Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf has this post today at his "Hercules and the Umpire" blog.
  • Sep 16

    "FSU to hold Dan Markel memorial this afternoon"

    "FSU to hold Dan Markel memorial this afternoon"
    "FSU to hold Dan Markel memorial this afternoon": Sean Rossman of The Tallahassee Democrat has this news update.
  • Sep 16

    "U.S. court throws out VirnetX $368 million patent award vs. Apple"

    "U.S. court throws out VirnetX $368 million patent award vs. Apple"
    "U.S. court throws out VirnetX $368 million patent award vs. Apple": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on the ruling that a unanimous two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued today.
Rank this Week: 35

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/
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Sep 16

    Drug Maker That Did an Inversion Seeks to Block One

    Drug Maker That Did an Inversion Seeks to Block One
    Endo International made an unsolicited offer to buy Auxilium Pharmaceuticals for $2.2 billion in a deal that would scrap Auxilium's existing agreement to merge with a biotechnology company in Canada and reincorporate there.
  • Sep 16

    Judge Rejects Wall Street’s Lawsuit Against Regulator

    Judge Rejects Wall Street’s Lawsuit Against Regulator
    The ruling on overseas swaps is a victory for the the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
  • Sep 16

    Abenomics Meets Ibiza in K.K.R.’s Latest Investment

    Abenomics Meets Ibiza in K.K.R.’s Latest Investment
    K.K.R.'s purchase of Pioneer’s D.J. audio equipment business is the modern-day equivalent of providing gold-rush pickaxes to participants in the rave rush, Jeffrey Goldfarb writes in Reuters Breakingviews.
Rank this Week: 5

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 39

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    WATCH THEM HOMEMADE DEVICES

    WATCH THEM HOMEMADE DEVICES
    SA Week in Review - 42 Loaded Firearms and a Strange Item at Albany Loaded Folding Rifle Discovered in Carry-on Bag At DFW. 52 Firearms Discovered This Week – Of the 52 firearms, 42 were loaded and 10 had rounds…
  • Sep 16

    MOST AMERICANS AREN'T SATISFIED

    MOST AMERICANS AREN'T SATISFIED
    No Change in U.S. Mood: 23% Satisfied, 76% Not But slightly more Americans now very dissatisfied than were in January by Lydia Saad PRINCETON, NJ -- It is not the worst of times, but it is far from the best of times when it comes…
  • Sep 16

    WORRIED ABOUT INCOME INEQUALITY

    WORRIED ABOUT INCOME INEQUALITY
    Financial survey reveals public concern over income inequality, broken education system Though the collective measure of financial trust is up, driven mainly by more positive attitudes toward banks and the stock market, Americans are …
Rank this Week: 7

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 16

    Medical Marijuana: Illinois Land Use Edition

    Medical Marijuana: Illinois Land Use Edition
    As the implementation phase of last year’s Illinois medical marijuana statute gets underway, the real action now is happening at zoning boards and city councils around the state. Famously the nation’s strictest medical cannabis law of the…
  • Sep 13

    Food law symposium notice and call for articles/speaker

    Food law symposium notice and call for articles/speaker
    Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum has issued a call for articles and presenters for a symposium on the national food system, which will be at Duke Law school on Friday, January 23, 2015. The working title is "Carrots and...
  • Sep 11

    The common sense of self-published legal e-casebooks, or, Why on earth would anyone publish a casebook with a major legal publisher these days?

    The common sense of self-published legal e-casebooks, or, Why on earth would anyone publish a casebook with a major legal publisher these days?
    The cost of law school casebooks is truly staggering; they are almost twice what they were when I finished law school about a decade ago. Further, very few law professors are getting rich off the relatively insignificant royalties. Add to...
Rank this Week: 323

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Sep 16

    Breakfast at Your Desk Webinar: September 23

    Breakfast at Your Desk Webinar: September 23
    Please join us for this complimentary webinar discussing: Workplace Accommodation and Mental Illness: A New Challenge, A Different Approach Tuesday, September 23, 2014 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (EDT) Click here to register Login details and a…
  • Sep 10

    Condo Buyers Left High and Dry: $14.9 Million in Deposits Missing

    Condo Buyers Left High and Dry: $14.9 Million in Deposits Missing
    How is it possible that purchasers of a condo unit in a building could be left unprotected and lose all their deposits? This is a question that many people are asking after hearing about the recent news of the lawyer for a condo developer who…
  • Sep 9

    Confirming the Validity of Proxie

    Confirming the Validity of Proxie
    Many owners who do not attend condominium owners meetings use proxies to vote for the election of directors and other matters. The use of proxies is particularly prevalent in condominiums where a large number of owners are not…
Rank this Week: 577

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 16

    CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast
    NEW YORK — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna’s voice…
  • Sep 16

    Washington Prime acquires Glimcher

    Washington Prime acquires Glimcher
    (AP) Washington Prime Group Inc., of Bethesda, an operator of strip malls and smaller enclosed malls that spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, said Tuesday that it is buying rival Glimcher Realty Trust and…
  • Sep 16

    Mall mashup: Washington Prime to buy Glimcher

    Mall mashup: Washington Prime to buy Glimcher
    Washington Prime Group Inc., which spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, said Tuesday that it is buying rival Glimcher Realty Trust. The cash-and-stock deal is worth about $2.06 billion.
Rank this Week: 226

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Sep 16

    B.C. LNG Export Terminal Sponsors Press for Tax Break

    B.C. LNG Export Terminal Sponsors Press for Tax Break
    The Globe and Mail reports that the B.C. LNG Developers Alliance (Alliance), representing four of the largest sponsors of proposed LNG export terminals on British Columbia’s West Coast, recently sent a letter to Canada’s House of…
  • Sep 15

    FERC Gives Final Clean Air Act Approval for Freeport LNG Export Terminal

    FERC Gives Final Clean Air Act Approval for Freeport LNG Export Terminal
    Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Clean Air Act, FERC Staff has prepared a final General Conformity Determination (GCD) for the Freeport LNG export terminal project near Quintana Island, Brazoria County, Texas.…
  • Sep 15

    Downeast LNG Files Status Report on Proposed LNG Export Terminal

    Downeast LNG Files Status Report on Proposed LNG Export Terminal
    Downeast LNG filed a report with FERC on recent pre-filing activities it has undertaken related to engineering and design, environmental surveys, stakeholder communications, and agency meetings for Downeast LNG’s proposed LNG export…
Rank this Week: 52

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    NO CHILDREN ALLOWED

    NO CHILDREN ALLOWED
    This is the sign hanging on a Judge's courtroom on the sixth floor. She's not the only judge with the sign on her door. It's illegal. It's wrong. Children are people too, unless you're Adrian Peterson, asshole football player for the Vikings.…
  • Sep 14

    A FAST GERRY KLEIN STORY

    A FAST GERRY KLEIN STORY
    A retired member of the judiciary was recently robbed at gun point. Thankfully he was not hurt. David Ovalle has all the details on his twitter. But it reminds us of the time that Gerry Klein was robbed on the Miami Beach Golf Course around…
  • Sep 14

    NFL WEEK TWO

    NFL WEEK TWO
    UPDATE: WEEK TWO SURVIVOR POOL PICKS BELOWWe bounced back from a morose and reflective Saturday, courtesy of a nice bottle of a 2011 Dehlinger Zin/Petit Sirah blend and some good curry and nan. Last week we joined the sad club of…
Rank this Week: 90

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 16

    Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threat

    Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threat
    The Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, will hold a hearing on terror threats in Europe on September 19, 2014 at 10 am, 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington…
  • Sep 16

    UN Celebrates the 150th Ratification of the Disabilities Treaty

    UN Celebrates the 150th Ratification of the Disabilities Treaty
    The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a press release yesterday annoucing that Guyana had become the 150th state to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention took…
  • Sep 15

    Scottish Referendum for Independence

    Scottish Referendum for Independence
    As many persons who follow international law are likely aware, this Thursday, September 18, Scottish voters will vote on whether to remain part of the United Kingdom (UK) or whether to secede and form an independent state. Pollsters currently…
Rank this Week: 307

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    NGHP Mandatory Insurer Reporting Alert: Final Five Digits of SSN is the New Minimum Requirement for Reporting, Effective 01/05/2015

    NGHP Mandatory Insurer Reporting Alert: Final Five Digits of SSN is the New Minimum Requirement for Reporting, Effective 01/05/2015
    CMS has issued an Alert that effective 01/05/15, if an individual’s HICN or full SSN cannot be obtained, reporting can still occur as long as the individual’s last five digits of SSN, first and last name, date of birth and gender…
  • Sep 3

    Paying Medicare Does Not Stop MSP Private Cause of Action Once Filed

    Paying Medicare Does Not Stop MSP Private Cause of Action Once Filed
    In the latest installment of what constitutes a private cause of action under the MSP, the US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky entered summary judgment on September 2, 2014 in favor of the estate of a Medicare beneficiary…
  • Aug 21

    Notice of Upcoming Enhancement to the WCMSAP

    Notice of Upcoming Enhancement to the WCMSAP
    CMS posted an alert on the Workers’ Compensation Set-Aside Web Portal (WCMSAP) page indicating a new feature to be available as of October 6, 2014. As of this date, portal users will be able to enter prescription drug information…
Rank this Week: 241

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/
Rank this Week: 185

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
  • Sep 16

    Supreme Court Fellows Program

    Supreme Court Fellows Program
    The Supreme Court Fellows Program invites applications for fellows to engage for one year in the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, or the United…
  • Sep 14

    Asian Pacific American Law & Public Policy Conference—Cambridge, MA

    Asian Pacific American Law &amp; Public Policy Conference&mdash;Cambridge, MA
    The Harvard Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) hosts the 21st Annual National Conference on Law and Public Policy Feb. 7, 2015. mw
  • Sep 14

    Post-Conflict Reconstruction—Cambridge, MA

    Post-Conflict Reconstruction—Cambridge, MA
    Harvard Law School‘s Law and International Development Society (LIDS) presents its 2014 symposium, Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Rebuilding from Emergency to Development, Oct. 31, 2014, 12-5. mw
Rank this Week: 62

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Sep 16

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (17)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (17)
    Revista Justiça No quadro “Direito Constitucional”, o assunto é repartição de competências legislativas. A entrevista é com o pós-doutor em Direito e professor universitário…
  • Sep 16

    Rejeitado pedido contra decisão do TJ-RS que invalidou lei sobre fundação municipal

    Rejeitado pedido contra decisão do TJ-RS que invalidou lei sobre fundação municipal
    A ministra Rosa Weber, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou seguimento (julgou inviável) à Reclamação (RCL) 17111, na qual o Município de Porto Alegre alegava que o Tribunal de Justiça do Rio…
  • Sep 16

    Liminar afasta prisão de acusado de furtar bebedouro da UFRN em 2004

    Liminar afasta prisão de acusado de furtar bebedouro da UFRN em 2004
    O ministro Teori Zavascki, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), deferiu pedido de liminar no Habeas Corpus (HC) 123863 a fim de suspender os efeitos do decreto de prisão preventiva expedido contra acusado de furtar um bebedouro de…
Rank this Week: 91

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 760

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/
  • Sep 16

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.16.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.16.14
    * Lawyer grabbing drinks in hotel bar accused of being a prostitute by security guards. In fairness, she probably said, “I bill out at $600/hour!” a little too loudly. [The Root] * In finance, interns are only there for sex.…
  • Sep 16

    The Magic Circle vs. New York’s Elite

    The Magic Circle vs. New York’s Elite
    A comparison of the recent financial performance of the top U.K. and New York law firms.
  • Sep 16

    What It’s Like To Be A Solo In-House Lawyer (Part I)

    What It’s Like To Be A Solo In-House Lawyer (Part I)
    What are some of the best things are about being a solo in-house counsel?
Rank this Week: 8

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    Regeneca Expands Recall of RegeneSlim Dietary Supplement

    Regeneca Expands Recall of RegeneSlim Dietary Supplement
    Regeneca Worldwide is expanding its voluntarily nationwide recall of RenegeSlim appetite control dietary supplement because FDA analysis confirmed the presence of DMAA. DMAA is 1,3-dimethylamylamind, methylhexanamine, or geranium extract. It…
  • Sep 16

    FDA takes action against Georgia dietary supplement manufacturer

    FDA takes action against Georgia dietary supplement manufacturer
    A dietary supplement manufacturer is under a federal court order to stop illegally marketing its products as treatments for disease, and to terminate the sale of supplements until the company complies with the U.S. Food and Drug…
  • Sep 16

    FDA warns of dangerous drugs in weight loss supplements: Tainted dietary supplement

    FDA warns of dangerous drugs in weight loss supplements: Tainted dietary supplement
    The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that three weight loss supplements sold online and in some retail stores contain dangerous pharmaceutical ingredients hidden from consumers, and should be thrown away.The…
Rank this Week: 546

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 16

    End of Life Plans Made Easy With LastingMatters Organizer

    End of Life Plans Made Easy With LastingMatters Organizer
    End of life decisions are difficult conversations to have with family and friends, and thus, avoided by many people for fear of placing an undue burden on their loved ones. While children, attorneys, and financial advisors often ask, people…
  • Sep 16

    Planning With A Bypass Trust

    Planning With A Bypass Trust
    The bypass trust is a common estate-planning tool for marital estates where the couple’s potential combined taxable estates exceeds the exemption equivalent for one of the spouses. Utilizing the bypass trust involves balancing the estates…
  • Sep 16

    Shocking Depositions Taken in Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ Lawsuit Against Marvin Gaye’s Estate

    Shocking Depositions Taken in Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ Lawsuit Against Marvin Gaye’s Estate
    As I have previously discussed, after Marvin Gaye’s estate threatened legal action against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for intentional copyright infringement of Gaye’s song “Got to Give it Up”, Thicke and Williams replied with…
Rank this Week: 53

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

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    Judge Easterbrook Is Not A Fan Of The Prince-Cariou Decision Either (UPDATED 2X)

    Judge Easterbrook Is Not A Fan Of The Prince-Cariou Decision Either (UPDATED 2X)
    An interesting fair use decision in the Seventh Circuit, with echoes of Prince-Cariou and, even more so, the Shepard Fairey "Hope" poster case.  The defendants used a photo of the Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin on some t-shirts and tank…
  • Sep 16

    "Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal with fiercest creditor"

    "Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal with fiercest creditor"
    Story here.Nicholas O'Donnell:  "This does not completely put an end to discussion about the role of the DIA collection, but for all intents and purposes it will likely be the last of any proposal to collateralize or sell the artwork."
  • Sep 13

    More animal copyright

    More animal copyright
    Remember my hypothetical about the artist who intentionally leaves a camera out for a monkey to use?Well, Agnieszka Kurant's show up at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery includes the following work:"The sculptural installation A.A.I. (whose…
Rank this Week: 516

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Sep 16

    Leslie Johnson Killed in Hit and Run Accident on FM 3277 Near Livingston, TX

    Leslie Johnson Killed in Hit and Run Accident on FM 3277 Near Livingston, TX
    Livingston, TX — A hit and run accident near Livingston, Texas, left a man dead on Friday, September 12, 2014. The accident took place just off of FM 3277, around ten o’clock that night. Leslie Johnson has been identified as the…
  • Sep 16

    **Kelly Pace Killed in Head-On Car Accident on Interstate 20 in Waskom, Texa

    **Kelly Pace Killed in Head-On Car Accident on Interstate 20 in Waskom, Texa
    Harrison County, TX — A head-on collision between a black Chevrolet and a red pickup truck left a man dead in Waskom, Texas, on Monday, September 8, 2014. The accident took place north of Interstate 20, at the intersection of FM 9 and…
  • Sep 16

    Christopher Yarbro Critically Injured in Alleged DUI Accident on 58th Street in Waco, TX

    Christopher Yarbro Critically Injured in Alleged DUI Accident on 58th Street in Waco, TX
    Waco, TX — The driver of the car that hit and critically injured Christopher Yarbro was allegedly intoxicated at the time of the accident, police believe. The accident took place in Waco, Texas, on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Police…
Rank this Week: 69

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas

Offers bio/pharma patent news. By Stephen Jenei.

http://www.patentbaristas.com
  • Sep 16

    Proposed IP Matter Management Invention Disclosure Scheme

    Proposed IP Matter Management Invention Disclosure Scheme
    I recently received a note form an in-house counsel asking for feedback on a proposed standard for invention disclosures.  This is an offshoot of LEDES (www.ledes.org) by representatives from universities, law firms, companies, and…
  • May 19

    Grapefruit Juice and Gunpowder:  Practicing Under The New USPTO Guidance

    Grapefruit Juice and Gunpowder:  Practicing Under The New USPTO Guidance
    Last chance to register for a free webinar is available on the new US Patent & Trademark Office Guidelines. When:                 This Wednesday, May 21st from 1pm – 2pm…
  • May 19

    Grapefruit Juice and Gunpowder:  Practicing Under The New USPTO Guidance

    Grapefruit Juice and Gunpowder:  Practicing Under The New USPTO Guidance
    Last chance to register for a free webinar is available on the new US Patent & Trademark Office Guidelines. When:                 This Wednesday, May 21st from 1pm – 2pm…
Rank this Week: 617

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: 174

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Sep 16

    (BREAKING) Non-disparagement clause ban introduced in Congre

    (BREAKING) Non-disparagement clause ban introduced in Congre
    Following in the footsteps of California's new law barring the use of non-disparagement clauses and providing a private cause of action for seeking or threatening to enforce one, today Reps. Eric Swalwell and Brad Sherman (both of California)…
  • Sep 16

    On the scope of California's non-disparagement clause ban: a reply to Professor Volokh

    On the scope of California's non-disparagement clause ban: a reply to Professor Volokh
    As we have discussed, last week California passed a law barring the use of non-disparagement clauses and providing a private cause of action for seeking or threatening to enforce one, or for "otherwise penaliz[ing] a consumer for making any…
  • Sep 15

    Read a newspaper story on regional vehicle recall

    Read a newspaper story on regional vehicle recall
    For years now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has authorized auto manufacturers to recall defective vehicles on a regional (rather than a national) basis. The idea, NHTSA maintains, is that some vehicle defects…
Rank this Week: 159

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 16

    Los Angeles Heat Waves, Electricity Use and Climate Change

    Los Angeles Heat Waves, Electricity Use and Climate Change
    It is 102 degrees in Los Angeles as I write this.  Not in the San Fernando Valley or in the communities east of Los Angeles whose temperatures are regularly several degrees higher but in downtown Los Angeles.  We’re in record…
  • Sep 16

    2014 Senate Races and the Environment: Arkansas and Louisiana

    2014 Senate Races and the Environment: Arkansas and Louisiana
    Arkansas and Louisiana are neighboring states in which Republicans have good chances of picking up Senate seats.  But the GOP candidates in the two states have somewhat different stances on the environment. Though, needless to say,…
  • Sep 13

    Groundwater Management Lite for California

    Groundwater Management Lite for California
    The California Legislature, in the waning hours of its 2014 session, enacted legislation creating a first-ever  statewide system of groundwater management.  The three-bill package (SB 1168 [Pavley]; SB 1319 [Pavley]; and AB 1719…
Rank this Week: 679

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/
  • Sep 16

    In-Flight Pediatric Fatalitie

    In-Flight Pediatric Fatalitie
    A recent study investigated pediatric fatalities that occur aboard airlines, but media reports may be misrepresenting the findings.
  • Sep 16

    Windows Fall Hazards Vary by Housing

    Windows Fall Hazards Vary by Housing
    Data suggests that children living in apartments or low income areas are at an increased risk of falling out of or through windows.
  • Sep 16

    Worldwide “Pause” on Portico TAVR Implant

    Worldwide “Pause” on Portico TAVR Implant
    St. Jude Medical has ordered a worldwide pause on the implantation of Portico transcatheter valves due to cases of reduced valve leaflet mobility.
Rank this Week: 304

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 16

    “The fair-­use privilege … is not designed to protect lazy appropriators.”

    “The fair-­use privilege … is not designed to protect lazy appropriators.”
    I’ve been called a lot of things (including, “lawyer”), but one thing I can be proud of is never having been called a liar. I’ve been saying that appropriation-for-appropriation’s sake is nothing but pure…
  • Sep 16

    Distraction, an Artist’s and Lawyer’s Best Friend

    Distraction, an Artist’s and Lawyer’s Best Friend
    “It’s to keep living in a way one wants to live and work; to distract constructively; to distract in ways that are in themselves satisfying; to do things that are intrinsically gratifying,” he says. “Melancholy is not…
  • Sep 12

    What can law do to stop nude celebrity ‘art’ photos from floating around?

    What can law do to stop nude celebrity ‘art’ photos from floating around?
    Apparently, not much. [T]he fact that the photos were obtained by obviously criminal activity does not itself prevent publishers or artists from using the photos. This may seem counterintuitive — after all, if a thief breaks in to your…
Rank this Week: 234

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 135

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 712

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/
  • Sep 16

    Updated Version of In Re Directives: A Quick Summary

    Updated Version of In Re Directives: A Quick Summary
    Readers likely recall that last week, documents from the In Re Directives litigation, regarding foreign intelligence surveillance directives issued to Yahoo!, were declassified. Chief among them: a new version of the Foreign Intelligence…
  • Sep 16

    Transatlantic Dialogue on Int’l Law and Armed Conflict: Geoff Corn on Battlefield Regulation and Crime

    Transatlantic Dialogue on Int’l Law and Armed Conflict: Geoff Corn on Battlefield Regulation and Crime
    Continuing our coverage of the Transatlantic Dialogue on International Law and Armed Conflict, Lawfare is pleased to publish the discussion paper for the conference that Geoff Corn (South Texas) produced on the topic of how criminal…
  • Sep 16

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #34: An Interview with Dr. Phyllis Schneck

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #34: An Interview with Dr. Phyllis Schneck
    Our guest this week is Dr. Phyllis Schneck, the Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity for the Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD).    She and Marc Frey, Senior Director…
Rank this Week: 83

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 16

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Texas to Execute Murderer: A Texas woman convicted of murdering her girlfriend's 9-year-old son is scheduled to be executed Wednesday after spending eight years on death row.  Mitch Mitchell of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that…
  • Sep 15

    Governor Race

    Governor Race
    The previous post noted the Oregon governor's race.  Here are a few notes from elsewhere around the country.In New Mexico, incumbent Governor Susana Martinez has opened up a commanding 18% lead over Attorney General Gary King in an…
  • Sep 15

    Reprieves and Volunteer

    Reprieves and Volunteer
    Harrison Latto, attorney for Oregon death row "volunteer" Gary Haugen, has this op-ed in the Oregonian.The most puzzling aspect of the reprieve Gov. Kitzhaber granted to my client Gary Haugen is why he chose the utterly unprecedented device…
Rank this Week: 244

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 16

    Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection
    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Maggie Shipstead, Astonish Me (Knopf 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3619.H586A88 2014 Set in the world of ballet,…
  • Sep 15

    Today in Legal History: Nuremberg Race Laws Went Into Effect In Nazi Germany

    Today in Legal History: Nuremberg Race Laws Went Into Effect In Nazi Germany
    On September 15, 1935, the Nuremberg Laws were adopted.  The Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honour prohibited marriage between Jews and “Germans” and also prohibited Jewish households from employing…
  • Sep 15

    Today in Legal History: KKK bombs Church in Alabama

    Today in Legal History: KKK bombs Church in Alabama
    On September 15, 1963, members of the Klu Klux Klan bombed a predominantly African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. The blast at the 16th Street Baptist Church killed four young girls and injured twenty…
Rank this Week: 828

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 16

    Russia is stealthily threatening America with nuclear war - The Week

    Russia is stealthily threatening America with nuclear war - The Week
    Last week, two aircraft took off from the an air base in western Russia, just east of the Russian city of Saratov. The aircraft, Tu-95 strategic bombers code-named Bear by NATO, flew northwest, skirting Iceland, Greenland, and Canada. Once…
  • Sep 16

    Dear Prudence: Celebrity ex’s worm fetish tapes as blackmail.

    Dear Prudence: Celebrity ex’s worm fetish tapes as blackmail.
    Blackmailing a Celebrity: I used to be in a relationship with somebody who is now a well-known celebrity, years before he became famous. He has a bizarre fetish involving worms, and there are video recordings. He emailed me a while...
  • Sep 16

    Study: Liberals and conservatives sniff out like-minded mates by body odor - The Washington Post

    Study: Liberals and conservatives sniff out like-minded mates by body odor - The Washington Post
    Conservatives and liberals do not smell the same to potential mates. According to a study published this month in the American Journal of Political Science, people can literally sniff out ideology — and this may explain why so many…
Rank this Week: 92

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 16

    Birds and (Im)migration

    Birds and (Im)migration
    Ángel Franco/The New York Times There seems to be a natural affinity between stories about birds and stories about immigration. Back in January, NPR's morning edition reported on the collision of migratory journeys in a Baltimore park: the…
  • Sep 16

    Wilmer Valderrama: Latinos will vote independent if Obama doesn't act on immigration

    Wilmer Valderrama: Latinos will vote independent if Obama doesn't act on immigration
    Wilmer Valderrama, photo via HuffPo Actor Wilmer Valderrama, perhaps best know for playing the ambiguously foreign Fez on That '70s Show or, if you've got young kids of a certain age, Manny from Handy Manny, predicts that Latinos will vote...
  • Sep 15

    Lexisnexi

    Lexisnexi
Rank this Week: 50

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Fig & Olive Restaurants Sued for Pay Violation

    Fig &amp; Olive Restaurants Sued for Pay Violation
    Fig & Olive restaurants have been sued by a former worker for failure to pay its waitstaff federal and state minimum wage for all hours worked, for instituting a tip scheme which was not determined nor agreed upon by the ……
  • Sep 8

    Pizza Hut Delivery Driver Sues For Unpaid Service Charges And Overtime

    Pizza Hut Delivery Driver Sues For Unpaid Service Charges And Overtime
    Pizza Hut is being sued by a former delivery driver for keeping all of the mandatory service charges it charged its customers and for unpaid overtime pay. According to the lawsuit, filed on August 11 in Manhattan federal court, Pizza ……
  • Sep 3

    South Carolina Restaurants Hit With Tip Theft And Overtime Lawsuit

    South Carolina Restaurants Hit With Tip Theft And Overtime Lawsuit
    Restaurants in Charleston and Myrtle Beach have been accused of stealing tips from their workers and failing to pay overtime pay, according to two recently filed federal court cases. Servers and bartenders at Triangle Char & Bar…
Rank this Week: 605

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 16

    Mathen on Revenge Porn and Sexual Objectification

    Mathen on Revenge Porn and Sexual Objectification
    Carissima Mathen (University of Ottawa - Common Law Section) has posted Crowdsourcing Sexual Objectification (Laws. 2014; 3(3):529-552) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper analyzes the criminal offence of the non-consensual distribution…
  • Sep 16

    "Confession in Etan Patz’s Killing"

    &quot;Confession in Etan Patz’s Killing&quot;
    From The New York Times: It was 2 a.m. on May 24, 2012, nearly 33 years to the day that 6-year-old Etan vanished on his way to school. His 1979 disappearance and presumed murder haunted New York City for decades,...
  • Sep 15

    Kamali on Felony and Intentionality in Medieval England

    Kamali on Felony and Intentionality in Medieval England
    Elizabeth Papp Kamali has posted Felonia Felonice Facta: Felony and Intentionality in Medieval England (Criminal Law and Philosophy (2014 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper explores the meaning of the word “felony” in…
Rank this Week: 138

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Sep 16

    Agricultural Law & Medical Marijuana

    Agricultural Law &amp; Medical Marijuana
    I suspect that when Ray Watson attended the LL.M. Program back in the late 1990's, he did not anticipate that a significant amount of his work someday would involve marijuana. Ray now serves as Illinois Department of Agriculture General…
  • Sep 13

    Fayetteville, Arkansas - One of the Best College Towns in America

    Fayetteville, Arkansas - One of the Best College Towns in America
    The vast majority of our LL.M. candidates are from outside Arkansas.  Many of our applicants and potential applicants wonder what Northwest Arkansas is really like -  Consider this article reposted from the Fayetteville Flyer: For…
  • Sep 10

    Employment News-Erin Shirl

    Employment News-Erin Shirl
    We are pleased to report that over the summer, Erin Shirl, an LL.M candidate in last year's class, accepted a position as Staff Attorney & Visiting Research Professor of Law with the Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative at the…
Rank this Week: 618