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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
  • Jan 23

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
Rank this Week: 707

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Discusses and analyzes Pennsylvania personal injury laws.

http://www.karphart.com
  • Jan 18

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck
    In this episode of Legal Talk, from January 18, 2008, host Stephen Karp discusses one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln with guest, Professor Brian Dirck, author of the new book “Lincoln the Lawyer.”
  • Jan 18

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008

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

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation
    Topics covered in this podcast: Peter Hart, legal talk, karp and hart, law, legal program, WCHE, motor vehicular law violations, traffic offenses, drunk driving, malpractice, Mark Lieberman, West Chester, practicing, Lieberman and Kohler,…
Rank this Week: 959

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Try your hand?

    Try your hand?
    Dear Reader:I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you enjoy reading this blog. Or at least you enjoy trying to sell knockoff handbags in the comments. Anywho . . . we haven't really advertised in the past when we're looking for new…
  • Feb 25

    Shotgun

    Shotgun
    State v. Buckley, 2016 VT 59By Andrew DelaneyThe song “Shotgun” by Southern Culture on the Skids—besides being a great song with some as-always-fantastic guitar work by Rick Miller—starts with the lyric:…
  • Feb 25

    Enforcement Error

    Enforcement Error
    Citimortgage, Inc. v. Dusablon, 2015 VT 68By Andrew DelaneyYou may have noticed, dear reader, that we’re doing a bit of spring cleaning here at SCOV Law. That’s because we really do try to summarize every published case that comes…
Rank this Week: 649

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Yasuaki: International Law in a Transcivilizational World

    Yasuaki: International Law in a Transcivilizational World
    Onuma Yasuaki (Univ. of Tokyo - Law) has published International Law in a Transcivilizational World (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here's the abstract:With the resurgence of Asian nations such as China, current West-centric international law…
  • Feb 25

    New Issue: Swiss Review of International and European Law

    New Issue: Swiss Review of International and European Law
    The latest issue of the Swiss Review of International and European Law (Vol. 26, no. 4, 2016) is out. Contents include:Comment Robert Kolb, L’initiative de l’UDC sur « l’autodétermination…
  • Feb 25

    Job Opening: ASEAN Post-Doctoral Fellowships (NUS)

    Job Opening: ASEAN Post-Doctoral Fellowships (NUS)
    The Centre for International Law at the National University of Singapore invites applications for ASEAN Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions. The advertisement is here.
Rank this Week: 39

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 870

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Feb 25

    TN: Def’s post-conviction burden is to show that the motion to suppress would have prevailed

    TN: Def’s post-conviction burden is to show that the motion to suppress would have prevailed
    On a post-conviction petition that defense counsel was ineffective, the defense has to put on proof to show that there is some reason to believe that the motion to suppress would have been granted if it had been pursued at … Continue…
  • Feb 25

    DE: Flight from a consensual encounter in a high crime area was RS

    DE: Flight from a consensual encounter in a high crime area was RS
    Defendant’s stop in a high crime area was consensual. Defendant, however, was acting like he was checking for a gun on his person, and then he fled. That gave the officers reasonable suspicion. Loat v. State, 2017 Del. LEXIS 70 ……
  • Feb 25

    OR: Automobile exception applies to any lawful stop where PC of a crime develop

    OR: Automobile exception applies to any lawful stop where PC of a crime develop
    The automobile exception applies when a vehicle is lawfully stopped for any reason and then probable cause develops. State v. Bliss, 283 Ore. App. 833, 2017 Ore. App. LEXIS 256 (Feb. 23, 2017). Defendant requested a meeting with the police…
Rank this Week: 850

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 25

    Webinar on Post-Grant Review at the PTAB

    Webinar on Post-Grant Review at the PTAB
    McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "Post-Grant Review at the PTAB: What Petitioners and Patent Owners are Doing and What Lies Ahead?" on March 14, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this…
  • Feb 25

    IPO Webinar on Claim Drafting for Computer-Implemented Invention

    IPO Webinar on Claim Drafting for Computer-Implemented Invention
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Ex Parte Schulhauser and Claim Drafting for Computer-Implemented Inventions" on March 1, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET). Christopher Francis of Bejin…
  • Feb 25

    FCBA Webast on Administrative Law Issues in PTO Proceeding

    FCBA Webast on Administrative Law Issues in PTO Proceeding
    The Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) will be offering a webcast entitled "From Chevron to Cuozzo Round II: A Closer Look at Administrative Law Issues in PTO Proceedings" on March 2, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (EST). Andrew M. Mason of…
Rank this Week: 142

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Feb 25

    Flail Chest Injury Resulting from a Car Accident – St. Louis Lawyer

    Flail Chest Injury Resulting from a Car Accident – St. Louis Lawyer
    Car accidents can cause several life-threatening injuries and flail chest is one of them. A flail chest is a severe injury that occurs when a section of the rib cage gets detached from the rest of the chest wall. When this happens, the…
  • Feb 25

    Child Ejection Injuries in a Car Accident – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer

    Child Ejection Injuries in a Car Accident – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer
    An ejection injury is possibly among the worst types of injuries one can suffer in a car accident. Unfortunately, children face a greater risk of suffering these injuries in a crash. It’s important for all passengers to wear…
  • Feb 24

    Broken Glass Injuries – St. Louis Auto Wreck Lawyer

    Broken Glass Injuries – St. Louis Auto Wreck Lawyer
    Many car accident victims suffer serious injuries from broken glass. Broken glass, particularly flying broken glass at high speeds may injure or even kill not only the driver, but passengers, pedestrians and innocent bystanders as well. In…
Rank this Week: 723

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

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Feb 25

    In criminal defense, take nothing for granted & seize the opportunitie

    In criminal defense, take nothing for granted & seize the opportunitie
    Many criminal & DWI defendants at first may feel like they have been thrown to the lions. Beyond the veneer of smiling prosecutors, police and judges in the courthouse, is a criminal justice system ready to eat alive those who go to court…
  • Feb 24

    With Trump, Colorado & Washington may become less the marijuana paradises they were

    With Trump, Colorado & Washington may become less the marijuana paradises they were
    With Trump as president, Colorado and Washington state may become less the marijuana paradises they were, Yesterday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer informed the press of possible increased federal enforcement in the states, of the…
  • Feb 23

    Colorado makes Equal Protection headway against criminalizing bared women’s breast

    Colorado makes Equal Protection headway against criminalizing bared women’s breast
    On February 22, 2017, a Colorado federal trial judge bucked the nation's widespread judicial decisions permitting the criminalization of bared women's breasts. Free the Nipple - Fort Collins v. City of Fort Collins, Civil Action No…
Rank this Week: 234

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Handling of Vaccination Exemption Request Did Not Violate Religious Right

    Handling of Vaccination Exemption Request Did Not Violate Religious Right
    In Nikolao v. Lyon, (ED MI, Feb. 23, 2017), a Michigan federal district court dismissed free exercise and establishment clause challenges to the manner in which the Wayne County, Michigan Health Department handled a mother's request for an…
  • Feb 24

    No Religious Discrimination In Suspension of Minister's Gym Membership

    No Religious Discrimination In Suspension of Minister's Gym Membership
    In Armstrong v. James Madison University, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25014 (WD VA, Feb. 23, 2017), a Virginia federal magistrate judge recommended dismissing claims of religious discrimination and infringement of free exercise rights brought…
  • Feb 24

    Arkansas Supreme Court Invalidates City's LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law

    Arkansas Supreme Court Invalidates City's LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law
    In Protect Fayetteville v. City of Fayetteville, (AR Sup. Ct., Feb. 23, 2017), the Arkansas Supreme Court held that the City of Fayetteville is precluded by state statute from extending its anti-discrimination provisions to protect…
Rank this Week: 86

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/
  • Feb 25

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Monday Packingham v. North Carolina: Whether, under the court’s First Amendment precedents, a law that makes it a felony for any person on the state's registry of former sex…
  • Feb 25

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 463 Judge Gorsuch and Johnson Resentencing (This is Not a Joke) Leah M. Litman University of California, Irvine School of Law Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017 2...
  • Feb 24

    Davies on The Musgrave Ritual

    Davies on The Musgrave Ritual
    Ross E. Davies (George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty) has posted Some Sort of Map or Chart of the Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual (Green Bag Single Sheet Classic No. 5 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the...
Rank this Week: 81

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 126

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 12

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 222

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Feb 25

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Moby Grape, "Can't Be So Bad," 1968

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Moby Grape, "Can't Be So Bad," 1968
    Moby Grape was the San Francisco/psychedelic band overshadowed by the Jefferrson Airplane, Grateful Dead, and Quicksilver Messenger Service, among others, but they produced two very fine albums in 1967 and 1968 (and to the extent they are…
  • Feb 25

    Western Sydney's Dennis Schmidt interviewed...

    Western Sydney's Dennis Schmidt interviewed...
    ...at 3AM.
  • Feb 24

    Trade/mass media publications vs. academic journal

    Trade/mass media publications vs. academic journal
    A philosopher at a liberal arts college writes: How different are the standards for publishing in popular venues and trade publications from the standards for publishing in academic journals? For example, are submissions to multiple venues…
Rank this Week: 177

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Feb 25

    AL Senate passes bill to give juries final say on death sentence

    AL Senate passes bill to give juries final say on death sentence
    AL.com: AL Senate passes bill to give juries final say on death sentences The Alabama Senate today overwhelmingly approved a bill that would give juries the final say on whether someone convicted of a capital crime is sentenced to life...
  • Feb 23

    Discussing Implicit Bias with Juror

    Discussing Implicit Bias with Juror
    Here is a link to Judge Bennett's instructions to jurors about implicit bias. Do not decide the case based on “implicit biases.” As we discussed in jury selection, everyone, including me, has feelings, assumptions, perceptions, fears, and…
  • Feb 22

    Jury Scholar is Looking for a Post-Doc

    Jury Scholar is Looking for a Post-Doc
    Noted jury scholar Valerie Hans is looking for a post-doc to assist with a research project on Quantitative Judgments in Law: Studies of Damage Award Decision Making. I'm looking for a post-doc! Cornell Law School is seeking a Postdoctoral…
Rank this Week: 620

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 193

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 11

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 636

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Feb 25

    Convocan a politécnicos a participar en el XII Premio Santander a la Innovación

    Convocan a politécnicos a participar en el XII Premio Santander a la Innovación
    INSTITUTO POLÍTECNICO NACIONAL Ciudad de México, a 8 de febrero de 2017 COMUNICADO DE PRENSA C-089 Está vigente hasta el 31 de marzo de este año El Premio Santander a la Innovación Empresarial, en su…
  • Feb 25

    Cómputo bioinspirado

    Cómputo bioinspirado
    Por Dioreleytte Valis Xalapa, Veracruz.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- El doctor Efrén Mezura Montes, miembro del cuerpo académico del Centro de Investigación en Inteligencia Artificial (CIIA), de la…
  • Feb 25

    Paleontólogos mexicanos descubren nuevo dinosaurio en Coahuila

    Paleontólogos mexicanos descubren nuevo dinosaurio en Coahuila
    Por Felipe Sánchez Banda Saltillo, Coahuila.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Como resultado de más de 10 años de investigación, científicos del Museo del Desierto (Mude) de Coahuila descubrieron…
Rank this Week: 421

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 25

    Fire on the Costa Magica?

    Fire on the Costa Magica?
    Today we received a message from a passenger is sailing on the Costa Magica with family. The passenger indicated that a fire broke out on the Costa cruise ship yesterday, February 24th, while the cruise ship was heading…
  • Feb 25

    Finally! Royal Caribbean Hires Lifeguard

    Finally! Royal Caribbean Hires Lifeguard
    Two months ago, I wrote that Royal Caribbean Cruises was advertising that it was going to hire lifeguards on its cruise ships. In our December 22, 2016 article titled Royal Caribbean Cruises to Hire Lifeguards, I noted that Royal…
  • Feb 17

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued
    A passenger who went overboard into the Pacific Ocean from the Sun Princess cruise ship as it sailed between Brisbane and New Caledonia was rescued today.  Shortly after 4 P.M. local time today, the "man overboard" announcement came…
Rank this Week: 410

The JAG Hunter

The JAG Hunter

Covers legal deveopments involving the military and military personnel.

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 470

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Feb 25

    Contract Law Meets Reality

    Contract Law Meets Reality
    From left: Rachel Arnow-Richman, Keith Rowley (Moderator), Eric Zacks, and Allen Kamp. This after-lunch panel deals with a variety of contract law issues in specific settings--hence "reality." Summaries follow, with the usual…
  • Feb 25

    This Is a Case About Trade Secrets But in Other News: Google Has a Project Called "Project Loon" Involving Balloons in Earth's Stratosphere

    This Is a Case About Trade Secrets But in Other News: Google Has a Project Called "Project Loon" Involving Balloons in Earth's Stratosphere
    By CambridgeBayWeather - Own work, GFDL, Link Here's a case that's out of this world, lolololol, I'm ashamed of myself. But a recent case out of the Northern District of California, Space Data Corp. v. X, Case No. 16-cv-03260-BLF, deals...
  • Feb 25

    Empirical Approaches in Contract Scholarship

    Empirical Approaches in Contract Scholarship
    Saturday morning at KCON also included a session on empirical scholarship, summarized below. As always, errors in the notetaking are those of the taker--whom happened to be the moderator--and not the presenters. From left: Gaston De Los…
Rank this Week: 382

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 25

    The Times They Are a Changing: Immigration Headlines in a Time of Trump

    The Times They Are a Changing: Immigration Headlines in a Time of Trump
    It has been a wild and wooly few weeks in the U.S. immigration world. The headlines tell us just how much immigration enforcement has changed with the inauguration of President Trump. News from Florida The son of legendary boxer Muhammad...
  • Feb 25

    Summer Seminar for College and University Faculty: Bridging National Borders in North America

    Summer Seminar for College and University Faculty: Bridging National Borders in North America
    Great International Railway Suspension Bridge, Niagara Falls, Poole 29. A National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Faculty Monday, July 10, 2017 – Friday, August 4, 2017 Led by Benjamin H. Johnson,…
  • Feb 25

    Peter Margulies: The DHS Border Memo II: Removal First, Hearing Later?

    Peter Margulies: The DHS Border Memo II: Removal First, Hearing Later?
    Peter Margulies on LawFare critically analyzes the constitutional implications of a possible Trump administration immigration reform. He writes: "One subject of senior U.S. officials’ talks with Mexico on Thursday was a proposal in the…
Rank this Week: 35

Specialty Insurance Blog

Specialty Insurance Blog

Offers news and commentary on specialty insurance, risk management and private equity, with an emphasis on professional liability and entrepreneurship. By Tennant Risk Services.

http://specialtyinsurance.typepad.com/specialty_insurance_blog/
  • Feb 25

    New York Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 – Update

    New York Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 – Update
    The new cybersecurity regulation in New York is in effect, and will apply to all New York licensed insurance agencies and agents, both resident and non-resident effective March 1.
  • Feb 25

    Cyber Risk Insurance Market Not Held Back

    Cyber Risk Insurance Market Not Held Back
    Contrary to some press, the Cyber Risk Insurance (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage) market is not being held back, and is in fact quite competitive. A recent article, “Cyber insurance 'held back'…
  • Feb 21

    Weather Insurance

    Weather Insurance
    Weather Insurance is a specialty insurance product that is used more today than ever, and provides a financial payout if the weather meets pre-set criteria in the policy.
Rank this Week: 713

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation
    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiations.1From the time that I started practicing law others have told me do act in a particular way or do things differently using the argument “that's how everybody else does it.” In…
  • Feb 20

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection
    I recently negotiated a separation agreement in a divorce in which the opposing attorney insisted on inserting a clause that on its face prevented the parties from receiving the benefit of bankruptcy laws if one of them filed a bankruptcy…
  • Dec 23

    Prenuptial Agreements Should Address All Terminating Events For A Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements Should Address All Terminating Events For A Marriage
     Every marriage will come to an end.   Some terminate by divorce and others terminate by death.   Eventually every marriage will end.  Most people who want Prenuptial Agreements  (also called premarital agreements or…
Rank this Week: 562

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 25

    DOJ requests hold on immigration order appeal

    DOJ requests hold on immigration order appeal
    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] requested [motion, PDF] the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday to hold court proceedings relating to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration…
  • Feb 25

    Supreme Court asks litigants to file opinion letters on Virginia transgender bathroom policy

    Supreme Court asks litigants to file opinion letters on Virginia transgender bathroom policy
    The US Supreme Court [official website] asked both sides of the Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] case on Thursday to submit letters to the court [SCOTUSblog report] discussing “how the case should proceed…
  • Feb 25

    HRW: US should investigate civilian deaths in Yemen raid

    HRW: US should investigate civilian deaths in Yemen raid
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday called on [HRW report] the United States to investigate the January 2017 US raid on Al-Qaeda that resulted in the deaths of at least 14 people. US special forces conducted an intelligence-gathering raid on…
Rank this Week: 25

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Feb 25

    [Randy Barnett] Out of touch law professor criticizes Judge Gorsuch and “originalism”

    [Randy Barnett] Out of touch law professor criticizes Judge Gorsuch and “originalism”
    The Brookings Institution has published a shockingly ignorant critique of Supreme Court nomineee Neil Gorsuch’s commitment to originalism, entitled Is Neil Gorsuch an “Originalist”? Impossible. I use the term…
  • Feb 25

    [Randy Barnett] Our letter to the Association of American Law School

    [Randy Barnett] Our letter to the Association of American Law School
    Recently, the former-Provost of Stanford University, John Etchemendy, gave a speech entitled The Threat From Within in which he observed: Over the years, I have watched a growing intolerance at universities in this country – not…
  • Feb 24

    [David Post] You don’t miss your water till the well runs dry

    [David Post] You don’t miss your water till the well runs dry
    I don’t know whether the angry demonstrators at various Republican “town hall” meetings recently are paid left-wing provocateurs — though I seriously doubt that they are — but there does seem to be growing…
Rank this Week: 5

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 926

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    Amazon resists request for Echo info in Arkansas slaying–AP

    Amazon resists request for Echo info in Arkansas slaying–AP
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect’s Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven’t established that their…
  • Feb 25

    Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself–IRS

    Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself–IRS
      Security Summit Reminder: Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam Evolving: Targets Schools, Restaurants, Hospitals, Tribal Groups Help spread the word to your clients: The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry…
  • Feb 24

    Are Legal Incubators the Best Way to Start A Solo Practice? | Above the Law

    Are Legal Incubators the Best Way to Start A Solo Practice? | Above the Law
    By CAROLYN ELEFANT Ever since I learned about concept of the Legal Incubator , about a decade ago, I’ve been intrigued. For those unfamiliar, legal incubators — the brainchild of ABA Legal Rebel and law…
Rank this Week: 634

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 37

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Feb 25

    Publicly Funded Objector

    Publicly Funded Objector
    With House Bill 985 (the "Fairness" in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017), the controversy over current class action practice has escalated. I've been an outspoken critic of the cozy relationships that plaintiffs' lawyers and…
  • Feb 21

    Academic Roundup on HR 985

    Academic Roundup on HR 985
    Academics have been busy this week providing commentary on HR 985, the "Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017." Here's a round-up of the commentary thus far (and please do let me know if I've missed someone). John…
  • Feb 18

    H.R. 985: An Attempt to Undermine Class Actions & MDL

    H.R. 985: An Attempt to Undermine Class Actions & MDL
    Class actions and MDL have real problems that need fixing. I have written about these problems at length, most recently in Aggregation as Disempowerment. But the new bill that just passed the House Judiciary Committee does not fix any of...
Rank this Week: 669

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Feb 25

    Some reflections on technology, law and legal systems following "The Future of the Professions" and "Rules for a Flat World"

    Some reflections on technology, law and legal systems following "The Future of the Professions" and "Rules for a Flat World"
    I should clarify at the outset that this comment deals mainly with the book by Richard and David Susskind, even if some links will be made to the book by Gillian K. Hadfield. I should also clarify that I am broadly in agreement with the key…
  • Feb 24

    Who Speaks for the Courts? Who Should?

    Who Speaks for the Courts? Who Should?
    The President’s recent (and not-so-recent) tweets about the federal judiciary have spurred discussions among legal academics about whether the courts can really defend themselves in the public sphere—and if not, whether one or more…
  • Feb 24

    Losing the Scholarly Pose

    Losing the Scholarly Pose
    [Posted by Bill Henderson] Law professors are likely to be thrown off their game by Rules for a Flat World by Gillian Hadfield and The Future of the Professions by Richard and Daniel Susskind. The reason is that these books have tremendous…
Rank this Week: 69

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 25

    Sixth Circuit: IRS, unlike Caligula, cannot punish under unproclaimed law

    Sixth Circuit: IRS, unlike Caligula, cannot punish under unproclaimed law
    Judge Jeffrey Sutton, writing for a Sixth Circuit panel, reverses a Tax Court ruling in an opinion beginning thus: Caligula posted the tax laws in such fine print and so high that his subjects could not read them. Suetonius, The Twelve…
  • Feb 25

    “How a supplement maker tried to silence a Harvard doctor”

    “How a supplement maker tried to silence a Harvard doctor”
    “A Harvard researcher dared to call out potentially dangerous dietary supplements. Then he got taken to court.” [StatNews on suit against Pieter Cohen, which resulted in a defense verdict] Tags: libel slander and defamation,…
  • Feb 23

    “College bro blames school for his drunken punching rampage”

    “College bro blames school for his drunken punching rampage”
    “A New Jersey man convicted of randomly punching fellow students at a Massachusetts university is now suing Endicott College, claiming the school was lax in enforcing underage drinking laws.” [Joshua Rhett Miller, New York Post]…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Feb 25

    The Lawfare Podcast: Paul Lewis on Not Closing Guantanamo

    The Lawfare Podcast: Paul Lewis on Not Closing Guantanamo
    Under the oversight of Paul Lewis, the Department of Defense’s Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure under the Obama administration, the detainee population at Guantanamo Bay went from 164 to 41. But Guantanamo remains open,…
  • Feb 25

    White House Interference with Justice Department Investigations, Part II: The “Reince, What Are You Doing?” Edition

    White House Interference with Justice Department Investigations, Part II: The “Reince, What Are You Doing?” Edition
      For the second time this week, we have to analyze the propriety of communications between the White House and elements of the Justice Department. The messiness of the allegations pretty neatly sums up why such communications are, as a…
  • Feb 25

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    On President’s Day this week, President Donald picked a widely-praised national security adviser in the person of Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster. Jordan Brunner provided background on the newly-appointed McMaster, and the…
Rank this Week: 73

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Nursing Home Abuse Plea Agreement Leaves Civil Action On the Table

    Nursing Home Abuse Plea Agreement Leaves Civil Action On the Table
    Following up on a story I first wrote about last fall, a former nursing home assistant accused of repeated sexual assaults on his elderly patients will be going to jail for 25 years, according to The Oregonian. The newspaper reports that the…
  • Feb 15

    Abuse Sentencing Leaves Civil Actions Open

    Abuse Sentencing Leaves Civil Actions Open
    The sentencing this week of a former Kaiser Permanente nurse on charges of sexually abusing five women under his care should remind us all of the responsibilities hospitals, nursing homes, other care facilities and their staffs have toward…
  • Feb 9

    Fatal North Portland Car and Bike Accident

    Fatal North Portland Car and Bike Accident
    A bicyclist died in a Portland accident Monday involving a box truck, according to a report published in The Oregonian. The newspaper reports that the accident took place at the intersection of Farragut Street and Interstate Avenue in North…
Rank this Week: 962

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Feb 25

    Florida Supreme Court: Students Alleging Sex Abuse by Teacher Will Get a Trial

    Florida Supreme Court: Students Alleging Sex Abuse by Teacher Will Get a Trial
    The Florida Supreme Court was asked to consider whether four female students at a school in South Florida should be allowed to proceed to trial with their lawsuit against a teacher and the county school board, alleging negligence for sexual…
  • Feb 24

    Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit Settled for $850k

    Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit Settled for $850k
    It’s been four years since a 14-year-old was run over by a county bus in South Florida, resulting in serious and debilitating injuries that affect the young man to this day. Although he survived the month-long medical induced coma,…
  • Feb 23

    Suing For Work-Related Injury Damage

    Suing For Work-Related Injury Damage
    In most work injury cases, including those stemming from Florida construction accidents, workers can expect to have a single remedy against their employer: Workers’ compensation. The workers’ compensation law is a trade-off of…
Rank this Week: 866

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 25

    Article on Subsequent Events & Valuation

    Article on Subsequent Events & Valuation
    Espen Robak recently published an Article entitled, The Future Is Now: How to Take Subsequent Events into Account When Determining a Valuation, Tr. & Est. 52 (Feb. 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Almost all valuation…
  • Feb 25

    New Study Finds Link Between Excess Sugar & Alzheimer'

    New Study Finds Link Between Excess Sugar & Alzheimer'
    A new study’s finding claims that scientists have found a link between Alzheimer’s disease and excess sugar. More specifically, there is a correlation between a person’s blood sugar glucose and the disease, evincing that people with…
  • Feb 24

    The Movement for Pets to Be Buried with Their Owner

    The Movement for Pets to Be Buried with Their Owner
    Traditionally, the burial of a person’s pet is confined to pet cemeteries, where some states have allowed the owners to be buried with them. However, today, a growing movement is permitting pet owners to rest in peace with their beloved...
Rank this Week: 74

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    ARGOS - trade marks, domains, and google advertising

    ARGOS - trade marks, domains, and google advertising
    First there was metadata, then there was Google AdWords, the latest High Court dispute concerns the question: can the adverts which are displayed on a website constitute trade mark infringement?Back in 1992, Argos Systems Inc (ASI), an…
  • Feb 25

    Interested in EU copyright and wish to discuss it in Florence? Here's the event for you

    Interested in EU copyright and wish to discuss it in Florence? Here's the event for you
    View of the EUI campus (allegedly the one portrayed is also the villaof Boccaccio's Decameron)'Quo vadis' is not only the title of an epic film (adapted from a classic novel), but also a Latin phrase that means 'where are you going?'.It is…
  • Feb 24

    Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal orders block of The Pirate Bay and Swefilmer

    Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal orders block of The Pirate Bay and Swefilmer
    The Pirate Bay blocked in Sweden? Yes, this is indeed what the Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal has ordered a major Swedish access provider to do in a recent decision.Katfriend Nedim Malovic (Sandart & Partners) explains how…
Rank this Week: 96

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/
  • Feb 25

    LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB?

    LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB?
    Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Non-Profits The New York City Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides over 6,500 employers with interns and entry-level employees. Youth work up to 25 hours per week for six weeks with the…
  • Feb 25

    FIGHTING FOR HEALTHCARE

    FIGHTING FOR HEALTHCARE
    Fighting for your Health: Protecting & Expanding Healthcare Access & Reproductive Freedom In The Era Of Trump Assembly Member Dick Gottfried and I will be hosting a town hall on access to healthcare in the Trump era.…
  • Feb 24

    AGRA STREET SCENES, V

    AGRA STREET SCENES, V
Rank this Week: 6

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 77

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/
Rank this Week: 9

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

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

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Feb 25

    Chief Justice Jack Pope, 1913-2017

    Chief Justice Jack Pope, 1913-2017
    Former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope, the longest living state chief justice in U.S. history, died Saturday, the Supreme Court announced. He was 103. Pope served as an associate justice on the Texas Supreme Court from 1964…
  • Feb 24

    Discounts for savings goal

    Discounts for savings goal
    Now’s the time to tend to your finances and grow your savings. All you need to do is plant the seeds—draft a budget and stick to it, refinance your loans, set financial goals, and get your taxes done early. Beneplace is here to…
  • Feb 23

    Scams Continue to Target Texas Attorney

    Scams Continue to Target Texas Attorney
    Update: 2/23/17: We have received reports of another scam email targeting Texas attorneys. Some attorneys have received emails that appear to be coming from another attorney. It appears that the scammer was able to access attorneys’…
Rank this Week: 328

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 208