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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…
  • Jul 30

    By: Lawyers start mining the Medicare data for clues to fraud Big Online News | Big Online New

    By: Lawyers start mining the Medicare data for clues to fraud Big Online News | Big Online New
    […] fun’: Lawyers mining Medicare data for fraud after unprecedented document dump Securities Lawyer101 l Securities Law Blog l Hamilton & Associates Medtronic settles whistleblower lawsuit for $9.9MFlorida Doctors are…
  • Feb 26

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month
    On February 26, 2014, the FBI announced George Louis Theodule, 52, a former resident of Wellington, Florida was sentenced to 150 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Theodule previously pled guilty to wire…
Rank this Week: 32

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Jul 31

    Another Hot Car Victim: A Somber Reminder to All Parent

    Another Hot Car Victim: A Somber Reminder to All Parent
    A Southern California boy died tragically yesterday after becoming trapped in his family’s car. The 3-year old had apparently climbed into the unlocked car during the afternoon hours while he was playing alone in the front yard. The…
  • Jul 30

    More Than 600 Crash Victims Sue GM

    More Than 600 Crash Victims Sue GM
    Over 600 victims involved in crashes with recalled General Motors cars have gone to federal court to seek compensation from the automaker, CNN reports. According to CNN, the majority of the victims of this case, including 29 people who…
Rank this Week: 434

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

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

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

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

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

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Jul 30

    Modest Reflections on the State of Delaware Litigation

    Modest Reflections on the State of Delaware Litigation
    Authored By Edward Mcnally This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | July 30, 2014 Delaware’s courts are going through a period of rapid change. While it is too early to decide…
Rank this Week: 485

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…
  • Jul 30

    Deutsche Bank, UBS Being Probed Over Dark Pools & High-Frequency Trading, While An Investor Sue Barclay

    Deutsche Bank, UBS Being Probed Over Dark Pools & High-Frequency Trading, While An Investor Sue Barclay
    Deutsche Bank AG (DB) and UBS AG (UBS) have disclosed that they are cooperating with regulators investigating dark pool trading venues and high frequency trading venues. Currently a number of banks are under investigation. UBS says that…
  • Jul 30

    JPMorgan Expands Disclosures for Private-Banking Client

    JPMorgan Expands Disclosures for Private-Banking Client
    According to The Wall Street Journal, J.P. Morgan Chase (JPM) is now articulating more clearly the difference between outside products and its own offerings to private-banking clients, as well as letting them know how much of their monies…
Rank this Week: 524

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: 987

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: 52

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: 176

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 137

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jul 31

    Strauss on the State Interest in Defining Intimate Relationship

    Strauss on the State Interest in Defining Intimate Relationship
    Gregg Strauss (Duke University - School of Law) has posted Why the State Cannot 'Abolish Marriage' (Indiana Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Does a liberal state have a legitimate interest in defining the terms of…
  • Jul 31

    Cohen on the Free Speech, Money, and Power

    Cohen on the Free Speech, Money, and Power
    Julie E. Cohen (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted The Zombie First Amendment (William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Scholarly and popular critiques of contemporary free speech…
  • Jul 30

    Hawley on Jurisdiction in Hobby Lobby

    Hawley on Jurisdiction in Hobby Lobby
    Erin Morrow Hawley (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted The Jurisdictional Question in Hobby Lobby (Yale Law Journal Forum (Fall 2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores may well be the biggest case...
Rank this Week: 40

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jul 31

    'The Brick With Eyes' Enters Political Arena in Australia - WSJ

    'The Brick With Eyes' Enters Political Arena in Australia - WSJ
    In one of the biggest upheavals in Australian politics in years, a disparate group of lawmakers, advocating everything from souped-up cars to looser restrictions on public nudity and BASE-jumping from city buildings, has taken its seats this…
  • Jul 31

    Rare Lightning Strikes on California's Venice Beach Kill 1, Injure 13 - weather.com

    Rare Lightning Strikes on California's Venice Beach Kill 1, Injure 13 - weather.com
    A 21-year-old man was killed and 13 people were injured after being struck by lightning on Venice Beach in Los Angeles during a freak July thunderstorm on Sunday, CBS Los Angeles reports. The storm formed so rapidly that experts said...
  • Jul 31

    Can the G.O.P. Take the Senate? - The New Yorker

    Can the G.O.P. Take the Senate? - The New Yorker
    Just in case you haven’t had enough bad news, here’s a bit more from the domestic-politics desk. With less than a hundred days until the midterm elections, the Republicans now have a very realistic chance of retaking the Senate,…
Rank this Week: 206

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 14

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 31

    Federal judge goes to the videotape, dismisses lawsuit

    Federal judge goes to the videotape, dismisses lawsuit
    Sounding like an NFL referee, a judge dismissed a woman’s claim that a bus driver’s negligence caused her to trip and fall after viewing a video showing she fell on her own.
  • Jul 31

    Beltway West Industrial Portfolio sell

    Beltway West Industrial Portfolio sell
    Cabot Properties purchased the six industrial/flex spaces for an undisclosed amount.
  • Jul 31

    Lester traded, no PMC rent discount

    Lester traded, no PMC rent discount
    PMC Baltimore offered rent discount if Orioles trade for Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, who was dealt to the Oakland Athletics.
Rank this Week: 139

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/
  • Jul 31

    LEGAL SEGREGATION?

    LEGAL SEGREGATION?
    New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A 'Disgrace' Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 9:36 am Lower-income residents may find affordable housing hard to come by in Manhattan. Seth Wenig AP New York…
  • Jul 30

    GETTING HER STRIPES

    GETTING HER STRIPES
    Someone needs to tell her mother! @ Times Square
  • Jul 30

    BOOZING IT WITH DARTH

    BOOZING IT WITH DARTH
    Darth Vader making small talk .... (Is that a minor sitting at the bar?)
Rank this Week: 7

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jul 31

    Jay Walker: Fix the Licensing System

    Jay Walker: Fix the Licensing System
  • Jul 30

    Supreme Court Patent Cases Per Decade

    Supreme Court Patent Cases Per Decade
    The Chart below is an update of one I published earlier this year. The new chart adds in a couple of extra cases that I had previously not included and also takes account of the Supreme Court’s spate of decisions this term, including…
  • Jul 29

    Interpreting Claims Against The Drafter

    Interpreting Claims Against The Drafter
    By Dennis Crouch Over the past year, the Federal Circuit has decided dozens of important patent cases. Of those, one of the most important appears to be 3M Innovative Props. Co. v. Tredegar Corp., 725 F.3d 1315 (Fed. Cir. 2013). When I wrote…
Rank this Week: 145

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jul 31

    Practice Pointer: Don't Threaten A Bar Complainant

    Practice Pointer: Don't Threaten A Bar Complainant
    The Colorado Presiding Judge ordered a stayed six-month suspension and probation for an attorney's misconduct in five matters. One of the matters In a final matter, Buchheit placed several phone calls and sent numerous test messages to an…
  • Jul 30

    Groping Conviction Leads To Disbarment: "Believed She Was Enjoying It As Much As He Was"

    Groping Conviction Leads To Disbarment: "Believed She Was Enjoying It As Much As He Was"
    The New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department has accepted the resignation of a British solicitor convicted of groping a woman on a bus trip from Edinburgh to London. The Express (U.K.) had the story of the criminal...
  • Jul 30

    Immunity For Court-Appointed Guardian

    Immunity For Court-Appointed Guardian
    The New Mexico Supreme Court held that a court-appointed guardian ad litem is immune from suit for actions related to the appointment We hold that a Rule 1-053.3 guardian ad litem is protected by absolute quasi-judicial immunity from suit…
Rank this Week: 271

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Katie Couric

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Katie Couric
    In an exclusive interview, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about everything from retirement to her jabots and the Court’s recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.  Links…
  • Jul 31

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been in the news, with the release of excerpts from her interview with Katie Couric of Yahoo! News.  Among other things, the Justice indicated that she has no plans to retire.  Josh Gerstein reported…
  • Jul 30

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. 13-1371 Issue: (1) Whether disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act; and (2) if…
Rank this Week: 11

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 31

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New York Times on General OneFile

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New York Times on General OneFile
    General OneFile has full text articles from the New York Times from 1985 to present. General OneFile also includes indexing for the New York Times Book Review (1977-present) and the New York Times Magazine (1977-present). A delay may be…
  • Jul 17

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Business Titles on Nolo

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Business Titles on Nolo
    Are you or your client looking to start a business? Nolo has many titles on forming, starting, and running a business, all available on your desktop with your Jenkins membership. Titles include Form a Partnership, Form Your Own Limited…
  • Jun 26

    Evidence and Discovery Resource Guide Available Now!

    Evidence and Discovery Resource Guide Available Now!
    Evidence collection and admission, discovery, interrogatories, and depositions are integral, interwoven components of pre-trial practice. For materials available at Jenkins on evidence, discovery, interrogatories, and depositions, see our new…
Rank this Week: 290

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Jul 31

    Buyouts shops buying from one another

    Buyouts shops buying from one another
    According to a report in the WSJ, yes it's true that M&A activity is up these days, but. But, it looks like 60% of the LBOs are private equity firms buying and selling portfolio firms to each other. That's good...
  • Jul 31

    Buyouts shops buying from one another

    Buyouts shops buying from one another
    According to a report in the WSJ, yes it's true that M&A activity is up these days, but. But, it looks like 60% of the LBOs are private equity firms buying and selling portfolio firms to each other. That's good...
  • Jul 29

    Summer of the Inversion, cont'd

    Summer of the Inversion, cont'd
    So, inversions are continuing in rapid fashion. Even Mylan - whose CEO is the daughter of West Virginia Senator and former Governor Joe Manchin (see: "What my daughter did should be illegal") I've been wondering about what is that…
Rank this Week: 161

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    CDC Admits to Improper Handling of Pathogen

    CDC Admits to Improper Handling of Pathogen
    Recent revelations out of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may raise doubts among citizens regarding the organization’s ability to keep the public safe from harmful pathogens. According to the Washington Post, several Alabama…
  • Jul 31

    Do Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Impact the Quality and Outcomes of Surgeries? [An Analysis of a Recent Study]

    Do Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Impact the Quality and Outcomes of Surgeries? [An Analysis of a Recent Study]
    In February, Christina A. Minami and her colleagues published an article in the journal of the American College of Surgeons about the impact of medical malpractice lawsuits and litigation on surgeries in the United States: “Impact of…
  • Jul 30

    Common Signs of Sports Concussions in Adolescent

    Common Signs of Sports Concussions in Adolescent
    As a parent of a child involved in one or more sports activities, would you know how to detect a possible concussion? Understand the signs and symptoms of this potentially serious head injury to keep your kids safe and healthy. After a…
Rank this Week: 351

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 45

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 31

    Christopher Burcham Killed in Box Truck Accident on East State Blvd. in Fort Wayne, Indiana

    Christopher Burcham Killed in Box Truck Accident on East State Blvd. in Fort Wayne, Indiana
    Fort Wayne, IN — Police have identified Christopher Burcham as the man killed in an accident with a box truck in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The accident took place in the 3300 block of East State Blvd., around 12:45…
  • Jul 30

    Motorcyclist Died in Wrong-Way Accident on Interstate 95 in Miami, Florida

    Motorcyclist Died in Wrong-Way Accident on Interstate 95 in Miami, Florida
    Miami, FL — A motorcyclist was killed in an accident caused by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 95 in Miami, Florida, on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The accident took place around 7:30 in the evening. Witnesses report that a black SUV…
  • Jul 30

    One Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident on Cougar Drive in Amarillo, Texa

    One Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident on Cougar Drive in Amarillo, Texa
    Amarillo, TX — One person was injured in an accident that involved three-vehicles in Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The accident took place at the intersection of Cougar Drive and South Western Street, around 4:30 in the…
Rank this Week: 69

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jul 31

    Is the Attack on Social Security Finally Over?

    Is the Attack on Social Security Finally Over?
    -- Posted by Neil H. Buchanan[Note: This post is a companion piece to my latest Verdict column: Message to Young People: Social Security Will Be There For You, Unless You Let Wall Street Take It Away From You.] This year's go-round on the…
  • Jul 29

    Human Shields in International Humanitarian Law and in Domestic Criminal Law

    Human Shields in International Humanitarian Law and in Domestic Criminal Law
    by Michael DorfAs I post these thoughts, there is no ceasefire in place to stop the immediate bloodshed in Gaza and Israel, much less any apparent progress towards resolving the larger conflict. But, as with my most recent post inspired by…
  • Jul 29

    Keeping the Outsiders Outside, by Chiding Them for Their Bad Manner

    Keeping the Outsiders Outside, by Chiding Them for Their Bad Manner
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananEarlier this year, I wrote a series of Dorf on Law posts in which I commented on a testy exchange between "orthodox left" economists and "heterodox left" economists.  (The last of my posts, which contains…
Rank this Week: 745

Pew Blog

Pew Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax. By Pew Law Center, PLLC.

http://www.pewlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 31

    Big Tobacco Slapped Fights Lawsuit Verdict

    Big Tobacco Slapped Fights Lawsuit Verdict
    It really comes as no surprise that tobacco companies are facing more lawsuits in recent years. As the controversial product still brings in a ton of revenue, many companies have even budgeted for these payouts. However, a recent lawsuit…
  • Jul 29

    No Tax Free Weekend In Arizona?

    No Tax Free Weekend In Arizona?
    As the start of a new school year approaches kids are soaking up their last free days while parents run around town buying school clothes and supplies. Unlike many states, Arizona is one that does not have a tax free holiday weekend to help…
  • Jul 25

    How to Get Along with Your Trustee

    How to Get Along with Your Trustee
    If you are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you might be dreading meeting your creditors. Why? Because this is the day you have to see your case trustee face-to-face. Be Honest The trustee has a grueling job to do, and withholding any type of…
Rank this Week: 849

ADR Times

ADR Times

Covers alternative dispute resolution issues.

http://www.adrtimes.com/
  • Jul 31

    Mediation - The Remedy for Sick Negotiation

    Mediation - The Remedy for Sick Negotiation
    In effect, mediation is the medicine for ailing negotiation – inherently any situation that can be negotiated can be mediated. But perhaps the real power of mediation skills come when they are used as prevention and not just cure for…
  • Jul 30

    How You Dress Matters!

    How You Dress Matters!
    Once again, the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School has published an interesting blog by Katie Shonk (In Business Negotiations, Dress the Part, June 24, 2014) discussing what we all know but do not always think about: as part of…
  • Jul 29

    Confidentiality and Due Proce

    Confidentiality and Due Proce
    Can mediation confidentiality threaten a party's right to due process? A recent case out of the Central District of California, Milhouse v. Travelers, currently on appeal to the Ninth Circuit, held that...
Rank this Week: 396

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

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 572

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 31

    House Passes Charitable Giving Tax Break

    House Passes Charitable Giving Tax Break
    The “America Gives More Act of 2014” passed in the House earlier this month. If passed the act will extend the charitable IRA rollover and the enhanced conservation easement breaks which have expired. The act would also enact two new...
  • Jul 31

    University of Pittsburg seeks T&E Visitor

    University of Pittsburg seeks T&E Visitor
    The following announcment is a reposting from The Faculty Lounge (Al Brophy, July 30, 2014). The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for 2015-2016 visiting faculty positions. The positions would include teaching…
  • Jul 31

    Request for Your Support

    Request for Your Support
    Dear Reader, The American Bar Association is working on its list of the 100 best legal blogs. If you enjoy this blog, I would certainly appreciate your support by completing a very short "Friend-of-the-Blawg" form by following this…
Rank this Week: 73

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

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

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Delaware Enacts New Data Destruction Law

    Delaware Enacts New Data Destruction Law
    On July 1, 2014, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law a bill that creates new safe destruction requirements for the disposal of business records containing consumer personal information. The law will take effect on January 1, 2015.
  • Jul 30

    UK House of Lords Sub-Committee Criticizes the “Right to Be Forgotten”

    UK House of Lords Sub-Committee Criticizes the “Right to Be Forgotten”
    A Sub-Committee of the UK House of Lords published a report that strongly criticizes recent case law regarding the so-called "right to be forgotten" and calls for that right to be omitted from the forthcoming EU General Data Protection…
  • Jul 24

    Data Security Council of India Announces Vodafone India Limited as DSCI Privacy Certified Organization

    Data Security Council of India Announces Vodafone India Limited as DSCI Privacy Certified Organization
    On July 22, 2014, the Data Security Council of India announced that Vodafone India Limited has been deemed a "DSCI Privacy Certified" organization. This is the first such certification for a telecommunications company in India.
Rank this Week: 77

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 495

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/
  • Jul 31

    Article III, Appellate Review, and the Leahy Bill: A Response to Orin Kerr

    Article III, Appellate Review, and the Leahy Bill: A Response to Orin Kerr
    Orin’s post from yesterday afternoon wonders whether the Leahy bill’s provision for “certification” of decisions by the FISA Court to the FISA Court of Review (and from there to the Supreme Court) violates Article…
  • Jul 31

    New Edited Book on IHL in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Tribunal

    New Edited Book on IHL in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Tribunal
    Asser Press has just published a book entitled, Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodies (Derek Jinks, Jackson Nyamuya Maogoto & Solon Solomon, eds.). [Disclosure: I wrote a chapter for the book.]…
  • Jul 31

    Snowden in Russia: Limbo Update

    Snowden in Russia: Limbo Update
    From the ITAR/TASS news—if you can call it that—agency: MOSCOW, July 31. /ITAR-TASS/. US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden still waits for the Russian authorities’ decision either to extend his temporary asylum in Russia…
Rank this Week: 93

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 31

    California Firm Recalls Jarred Food Products for Botulism Risk

    California Firm Recalls Jarred Food Products for Botulism Risk
    VR Green Farms of San Clemente, CA, is voluntarily recalling a variety of its jarred food products because they may have been improperly produced, therefore making them susceptible to contamination by Clostridium botulinum. The recalled…
  • Jul 30

    PCA Jury Being Picked Today From 52 Remaining Prospect

    PCA Jury Being Picked Today From 52 Remaining Prospect
    After three days of work to select a jury for the criminal trial of three former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) executives, the final 52 prospective jurors will return this morning for “the striking process.” U.S. District…
  • Jul 30

    ‘Hygiene Failings’ Under Investigation at UK Poultry Processing Plant

    ‘Hygiene Failings’ Under Investigation at UK Poultry Processing Plant
    A five-month Guardian investigation which uncovered “hygiene failings” at two of the largest UK poultry processors has prompted the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and three major supermarkets in the UK to launch their own inquiries.…
Rank this Week: 75

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jul 31

    What Happens if Your Library Systems Go Down?

    What Happens if Your Library Systems Go Down?
    Don’t let it be a disaster. Short and sweet, from iLibrarian: What Happens if Your Library Systems Go Down? For full-fledged disasters (floods, fire, earthquakes, hurricanes, shooters, bomb threats, bombs, building collapse, etc.) check…
  • Jul 29

    Model Legal Templates: NVCA Model Venture Capital Financing Document

    Model Legal Templates: NVCA Model Venture Capital Financing Document
    Jim Calloway (Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Management Assistance Program) poses (and channels) the question: “What if the clients decided to provide the templates for their legal work?” Link to the National…
  • Jul 29

    Cell Phone Book Clubs: literacy, technology, family and community

    Cell Phone Book Clubs: literacy, technology, family and community
    “Cell phone book clubs: A new way for libraries to promote literacy, technology, family and community,” by David H. Rothman, published on July 27, 2014, LLRX (Law and technology resources for legal professionals). Hat tip to…
Rank this Week: 284

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Difficulty With Brain Injury And Brain Science

    Difficulty With Brain Injury And Brain Science
    The difficulty understanding and predicting and treating brain injuries resides in the difficulties with brain science. Recently Professor Gary Marcus wrote an excellent Op-Ed for the New York Times, The Trouble With Brain Science (7/12/14),…
  • Jul 29

    New Concussion Guidelines for Children

    New Concussion Guidelines for Children
    If your child is injured and suffers a concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury or MTBI, often they are told to rest and take it easy for a couple of days. But according to new research, this is nowhere near enough time for…
  • Jul 28

    Brain Injury Study Shows Increased Risk For Dementia

    Brain Injury Study Shows Increased Risk For Dementia
    A new brain injury study published recently in the journal Neurology and conducted by the military found a 60% increase in the risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia among veterans who had suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Here is how…
Rank this Week: 302

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 3: dissent

    COOL story, part 3: dissent
    Judge Henderson dissented, believing the question of Zauderer’s appropriate scope to have been resolved in R.J. Reynolds and unfairly revisited.Judge Brown also dissented, quite vigorously. Under the majority’s reasoning, “a…
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 2: concurrence

    COOL story, part 2: concurrence
    AMI continued: concurrencesJudge Rogers concurred in part.  She wrote to disassociate herself from the suggested collapse of Central Hudsonand Zauderer.  “Viewing Zaudereras simply an application of Central Hudson to special…
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 1: DC Circuit upholds country of origin labeling rule

    COOL story, part 1: DC Circuit upholds country of origin labeling rule
    American Meat Institute v. U.S. Dep’t of Agriculture, No. 13-5281 (D.C. Cir. July 29, 2014)The D.C. Circuit here, en banc, upholds country of origin labeling (COOL) requirements for meat, and in the process holds that Zauderer’s…
Rank this Week: 136

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 31

    "Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Driven Sentencing"

    "Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Driven Sentencing"
    The title of this post is the headline of this important new article from Time detailing that the Attorney General is formally coming out against some of the data-driven, risk-based sentencing reforms based on concerns about the potential…
  • Jul 30

    "The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia"

    "The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia"
    The title of this post is the headline of this latest editorial in the New York Times series explaining its editorial judgment that marijuana prohibition should be ended (first noted here). Here are excerpts: The federal law that makes…
  • Jul 30

    Should civilly committed sex offenders get in trouble for watching Game of Thrones?

    Should civilly committed sex offenders get in trouble for watching Game of Thrones?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this intriguing local article from Virginia, which is headlined "Sex offender claims he was unfairly punished for watching HBO." Here are the notable details: A human rights…
Rank this Week: 127

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Jul 31

    Synchrony Shares Open Flat After Largest I.P.O. for Year

    Synchrony Shares Open Flat After Largest I.P.O. for Year
    Shares in Synchrony Financial, the retail finance unit being spun off by G.E., opened largely unchanged on Thursday after the firm raised about $2.9 billion in an initial offering.
  • Jul 31

    Oaktree Capital Earnings Fell 55% in Quarter

    Oaktree Capital Earnings Fell 55% in Quarter
    The Oaktree Capital Group said it received lower returns from the funds it manages when compared with the second quarter of 2013, which was a particularly bountiful period for the firm.
  • Jul 31

    Morning Agenda: Bank of America and U.S. Far Apart on Deal

    Morning Agenda: Bank of America and U.S. Far Apart on Deal
    Bank of America and the Justice Department are still far apart on a mortgage settlement. | Argentina has found a relentless foe in Paul E. Singer. | G.E.'s Synchrony Financial begins trading on Thursday. | BNP Paribas posts a record quarterly…
Rank this Week: 6

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender
    Paulynn Wright, 42, Knoxville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty on July 29, 2014, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Knoxville, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Wright admitted conspiring to obtain a mortgage loan by…
  • Jul 31

    Developer Admits Stealing Financing From Affordable Housing Project

    Developer Admits Stealing Financing From Affordable Housing Project
    Robert Kahan, 68, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, the developer of three Trenton, New Jersey, affordable housing projects admitted that he made false statements to a financial institution to divert project money for personal and other…
  • Jul 30

    Mortgage Fraud Conspirators Jailed for Straw Buyer Kickback Scheme

    Mortgage Fraud Conspirators Jailed for Straw Buyer Kickback Scheme
    Gregory D. Anderson, 47, Kingstree, South Carolina, was sentenced to 15 years prison, and his co-defendant Anthony C. Carrothers, 49, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced to 10 months, for their involvement in a mortgage fraud conspiracy…
Rank this Week: 3

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 147

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 31

    Introducing Guest Blogger Michael Coenen

    Introducing Guest Blogger Michael Coenen
    I am thrilled to welcome aboard Professor Michael Coenen as a guest blogger. Professor Coenen joined the LSU Law Center faculty in 2013, having previously served as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. He holds an A.B.…
  • Jul 31

    The [Law School] Adjunct Problem

    The [Law School] Adjunct Problem
    American higher education, under pressure on all fronts, has squeezed adjuncts. Adjuncts, in turn, have protested in a variety of public fora, and now seek government regulation to ameliorate the conditions of their employment. In…
  • Jul 30

    FAN 25.1 (First Amendment News) — Mass. Gov. signs abortion buffer zone bill

    FAN 25.1 (First Amendment News) — Mass. Gov. signs abortion buffer zone bill
    The bill, titled an Act to Promote Public Safety and Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care Facilities, was signed earlier today by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. The law, which is effective immediately, allows a police to…
Rank this Week: 67

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
  • Jul 31

    Idaho Estate Planning - Real Family Feuds Are Not a Game

    Idaho Estate Planning - Real Family Feuds Are Not a Game
    While the contemplation of your eventual demise is never at the top of anyone's list, there is satisfaction from the feeling that you have taken care of issues and provided for those you love. But unwitting mistakes can wreck your careful…
  • Jul 30

    Idaho Estate Planning - Newlywed Consideration

    Idaho Estate Planning - Newlywed Consideration
    Taking the time to sit down with your spouse and update your estate plans will ensure that, should the worst happen, your new family is prepared to handle the unexpected.
  • Jul 29

    Idaho Elder Law - Be Careful When Signing as "Responsible Party" for Parent

    Idaho Elder Law - Be Careful When Signing as "Responsible Party" for Parent
    Many older people moving into a nursing home or retirement community are experiencing cognitive decline. In legal terms, they no longer have the capacity to make financial or medical decisions for themselves. So a trusted person—usually an…
Rank this Week: 920

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 833

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 731

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jul 31

    Drug Makers Paid to Attend Meetings of FDA Advisory Panel

    Drug Makers Paid to Attend Meetings of FDA Advisory Panel
    The Washington Post reported that major pharmaceutical companies funded a “scientific panel that shaped the federal government’s policy for testing the safety and effectiveness of painkillers.” The drug makers…
  • Jul 30

    Texas Supporters of Texting Ban Say Statistics Underestimate Dangers of Distracted Driving

    Texas Supporters of Texting Ban Say Statistics Underestimate Dangers of Distracted Driving
    I have written many times about the hazards of distracted driving. Texas has tried to pass state-wide bans, but has never gotten past Governor Perry. The Dallas Morning News recently ran an article that asserts that cell phone use or texting…
  • Jul 29

    Safety Tips When Using Hand Tool

    Safety Tips When Using Hand Tool
    There is nowhere I won’t search to find information for you. These safety tips for working with hand tools are from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada. What are some basic tips when using hand…
Rank this Week: 387

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Long-Term Care Crisis Prompts More Aggressive Collection Tactic

    Long-Term Care Crisis Prompts More Aggressive Collection Tactic
    Insurance Industry Expert Shares Tips for Protecting  Your Family from “Filial” Support Laws Most people do not understand filial support laws, which are spreading to more states – 28 and counting, says insurance…
  • Jul 30

    Three Lessons on Retirement Planning from Two Classic Old Car

    Three Lessons on Retirement Planning from Two Classic Old Car
    3 Lessons on Retirement Planning  from 2 Classic Old Cars Financial Advisor Shares Tips for Pre-Retirees Classic car aficionado David Rosell, CEO of Rosell Wealth Management and author of “Failure is NOT an Option,”…
  • Jul 29

    FDA Urges Curbs on Use of Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack

    FDA Urges Curbs on Use of Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack
    NBC Nightly News reported in its broadcast on the dangers of indiscriminate use of aspirin, saying, “Tonight the FDA is warning that a daily dose is not for everyone, and taking aspirin needlessly may actually put them at…
Rank this Week: 760