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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…
  • 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…
  • Feb 26

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On February 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced charges against an Arizona-based private equity fund manager and his investment advisory firm for…
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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Jul 21

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five
    The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into what caused the Massachusetts hot air balloon accident that left five people injured. The accident happened Saturday when the balloon “Raspberry Ripple” struck power lines as its…
  • Jul 16

    Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Over Catastrophic Truck Accident

    Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Over Catastrophic Truck Accident
    Actor Tracy Morgan has filed a truck accident lawsuit against Wal-Mart. The former 30 Rock star and Saturday Night Live alum almost died in a limo bus-truck crash on the New Jersey Turnpike last month. Now, Morgan is suing the retail giant…
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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 16

    Chancellor Explains When Demand Is Required For Compensation Claim

    Chancellor Explains When Demand Is Required For Compensation Claim
    Friedman v. Khosrowshahi, C.A. 9161-CB (July 16, 2014) Recently derivative suits claim that there is no need to make a pre-suit demand on the board because that board violated the terms of an incentive compensation plan and is thus…
Rank this Week: 572

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 18

    Bank of America Settles RMBS Allegations with AIG for $650M

    Bank of America Settles RMBS Allegations with AIG for $650M
    Bank of America Corp. (BAC) has paid American International Group Inc. (AIG) $650 million to settle residential mortgage-backed securities fraud claims. The insurer had originally asked for $10 billion when it filed its RMBS fraud lawsuit in…
  • Jul 17

    Barclays and Deutsche Bank Under Scrutiny Over Barrier Options Transaction

    Barclays and Deutsche Bank Under Scrutiny Over Barrier Options Transaction
    The U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations plans to conduct a hearing over what it believes are abusive transactions made by financial institutions. Bloomberg is reporting that Deutsche Bank AG (DBK), Barclays PLC (BARC), and…
Rank this Week: 378

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jul 24

    The Five Halves of Elder Law

    The Five Halves of Elder Law
    The CarTalk Guys on National Public Radio have a crazy tradition of breaking their one hour radio programs into "three halves" (okay, they have a lot of crazy traditions -- I'm focusing on just one). In that tradition, I'd been...
  • Jul 22

    Calendar This Meeting: Housing America's Older Adult

    Calendar This Meeting: Housing America's Older Adult
    AARP's Foundation announced the upcoming meeting: Housing America's Older Adults: Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population, with keynote speaker, Henry Cisneros. The meeting is scheduled for September 24, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at…
  • Jul 22

    The Movement for Human Rights for Older Persons in Paraguay

    The Movement for Human Rights for Older Persons in Paraguay
    Mexico and countries in the Caribbean, Central and South America have been working very hard on the question of whether laws are needed to recognize and promote the human rights of older persons. This commitment was demonstrated during the…
Rank this Week: 547

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 58

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 22

    Pines on Lawful Permanent Resident Terrorist

    Pines on Lawful Permanent Resident Terrorist
    Daniel L. Pines (Central Intelligence Agency) has posted Overseas Lawful Permanent Resident Terrorists: The Novel Approach for Revoking Their LPR Status (San Diego Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 209, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Lawful…
  • Jul 22

    Das on Chevron Deference in Habeas Review of Immigration Detention

    Das on Chevron Deference in Habeas Review of Immigration Detention
    Alina Das (New York University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic) has posted Unshackling Habeas Review: Chevron Deference and Statutory Interpretation in Immigration Detention Cases (New York University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2015)…
  • Jul 22

    Nelson on the Legitimacy of Federal Common Law

    Nelson on the Legitimacy of Federal Common Law
    Caleb Nelson (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted The Legitimacy of (Some) Federal Common Law (Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Much of the modern debate over federal common law starts from the…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 519

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 22

    July 23, 2014

    July 23, 2014
  • Jul 22

    At NAACP convention, leaders worry about low turnout in November

    At NAACP convention, leaders worry about low turnout in November
    Civil rights leaders at the Baltimore-based NAACP's annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that makes it harder for that…
  • Jul 22

    Lorillard wins ruling on tobacco panel’s conflict of interest

    Lorillard wins ruling on tobacco panel’s conflict of interest
    Lorillard Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. won a court ruling that members of a U.S. advisory board on tobacco had conflicts of interest, leading the judge to order the panel reconstituted and to bar use of its report on menthol cigarettes.
Rank this Week: 115

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Jul 22

    Supreme Court Vacates 9th Circuit Stay in Arizona LI Challenge

    Supreme Court Vacates 9th Circuit Stay in Arizona LI Challenge
    There are two Supreme Court Orders, Ryan v. Wood, and Wood v. Arizona, issued this evening. The New York Times reports, "Execution in Arizona Is Approved by Justices," by Adam Liptak. The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the execution of...
  • Jul 22

    Sacramento Bee Editorial

    Sacramento Bee Editorial
    "Judge chastises California perpetuating dysfunctional death penalty system," is the editorial published in today's Sacramento Bee. Death penalty opponents might be heartened by a federal judge’s decision declaring California’s…
  • Jul 22

    Former Judges Back Rodney Reed Appeal

    Former Judges Back Rodney Reed Appeal
    Today's Austin American-Statesman reports, "Eight ex-judges support appeal of death row inmate Rodney Reed." It's by Chuck Lindell. Eight retired federal and state judges on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to accept an appeal by Rodney…
Rank this Week: 55

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

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Jul 22

    Failure to implement policy may prove costly, even in absence of specific complaint

    Failure to implement policy may prove costly, even in absence of specific complaint
    A recent decision by a federal district court in Indiana should serve as a reminder to employers that just having an anti-discrimination policy isn’t enough. As a dry cleaning company in that state discovered, the failure to properly…
  • Jul 22

    Staffing agency nurse was employee of hospital for liability insurance purpose

    Staffing agency nurse was employee of hospital for liability insurance purpose
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. A nurse hired by a staffing agency and assigned to work at a hospital on a temporary basis was a covered hospital “employee” under an insurance policy providing coverage for hospital employees for claims…
  • Jul 22

    Military women sexually assaulted by colleagues find no recourse in civilian court

    Military women sexually assaulted by colleagues find no recourse in civilian court
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Affirming the dismissal of Constitutional claims by members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps against government officials based on the alleged rape and sexual assault they suffered at the hands of fellow service…
Rank this Week: 360

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 44

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 568

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Another Slow, Painful Death Linked to PCA Peanut Butter

    Another Slow, Painful Death Linked to PCA Peanut Butter
    Robert Moss was a true representative of The Greatest Generation.  A child of modest means, Robert gave up a college scholarship to fight in the Navy in World War II,... Continue Reading
  • Jul 22

    Three Years Since People Died from Cantaloupe

    Three Years Since People Died from Cantaloupe
    Primus’ Losses in “Scorched Earth” Litigation Strategy Will Create Change in Audit Industry – Retailer Responsibility Next It has been almost three long years since dusty Holly, Colorado, became the... Continue Reading
  • Jul 21

    Romaine Lettuce Possible Source of 2013 E. coli Outbreak at Trader Joes and Walgreen

    Romaine Lettuce Possible Source of 2013 E. coli Outbreak at Trader Joes and Walgreen
    The CDC reported on December 11, 2013, a total of 33 persons infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from four states.  The number of ill... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 28

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Samantar v. Yousuf 13-1361 Issue: Whether a foreign official’s common-law immunity for acts performed on behalf of a foreign state is abrogated by plaintiffs’ allegations that those official…
  • Jul 22

    A rare call for a rehearing response

    A rare call for a rehearing response
    Yesterday the Court, as it periodically does in the summer, released a list of miscellaneous orders.   Most of the orders were unremarkable:  the Court granted, for example, requests to forgo a joint appendix in Perez v.…
  • Jul 22

    Court lifts stay in lethal injection challenge

    Court lifts stay in lethal injection challenge
    Last week a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted a request by an Arizona death-row inmate, Joseph Wood, to postpone his execution (scheduled for tomorrow) until he receives information regarding the…
Rank this Week: 12

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 550

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
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Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Setting fire to sex offender’s home nets prison

    Setting fire to sex offender’s home nets prison
    7-22-2014 Wisconsin: Two men accused of setting fire to a mobile home of a registered sex offender in the town of Gardner last fall have been convicted in Door County Circuit Court. T.J. Robert Hunt, 25, Sturgeon Bay, was given three years…
  • Jul 22

    Milwaukee aldermen OK limits on sex offender placement

    Milwaukee aldermen OK limits on sex offender placement
    7-22-2014 Wisconsin: With barely a ripple of discussion, the Common Council voted Tuesday to approve a residency restriction ordinance that will severely limit where convicted sex offenders can live in Milwaukee. The 8-6 vote was a shot…
  • Jul 22

    Palm Beach County changes sex offender residency law

    Palm Beach County changes sex offender residency law
    7-22-2014 Florida: In a move designed to avoid legal challenges, Palm Beach County commissioners voted this morning to tweak a county law aimed at protecting children from sex offenders. With a unanimous vote, commissioners changed a…
Rank this Week: 24

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Injury Crash NB US95 at 361.3, Latah County

    Injury Crash NB US95 at 361.3, Latah County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Jul 21

    Single Vehicle Crash Injures One in Pocatello

    Single Vehicle Crash Injures One in Pocatello
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jul 19

    Final Update:

    Final Update:
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 176

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Infrastructure Through P3s, Boosting Creativity, ACA Subsidie

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Infrastructure Through P3s, Boosting Creativity, ACA Subsidie
    In the big news of the day, the Affordable Care Act has taken a major hit. It isn’t on some of the entertaining issues we’ve seen weighed, but instead has to do with  tax subsidies to federal exchanges. Lee Beck has your…
  • Jul 22

    Web analytics in your pocket – Analytics Pro 2 app

    Web analytics in your pocket – Analytics Pro 2 app
    Though I don’t believe web stats and analytics are any way to measure blogging success, I can’t resist the temptation to check my blog’s traffic from time to time. I do so with Analytics Pro on my iPhone. With the just…
  • Jul 21

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: LGBT Discrimination Executive Order, Mexican Energy Reform, Regulatory Review

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: LGBT Discrimination Executive Order, Mexican Energy Reform, Regulatory Review
    When it comes to employment law issues, if Congress isn’t willing to act, the President will take action to step in—he did it with minimum wage, and now we have a new executive order banning LGBT discrimination by government…
Rank this Week: 22

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 245

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Preventing accidental hot car death

    Preventing accidental hot car death
    So far this year, there have been 17 children who have died after being left in a hot car. The problem has awareness ever since the death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris and his father's subsequent arrest. According to KidsandCars.org, 670…
  • Jul 15

    Traffic nightmare coming our way: prepare for Westbound I-90 lane closure

    Traffic nightmare coming our way: prepare for Westbound I-90 lane closure
    Traffic is going to be horrendous between Bellevue and Seattle from July 18th to July 25th due to Interstate 90 lane closures between Bellevue and Mercer Island. Adjust your travel schedule or you could be facing huge backups. According to…
  • Jul 7

    Injured in a car accident caused by driver high on pot?

    Injured in a car accident caused by driver high on pot?
    As pot shops legally open in Washington state this week, the concern is that there will be an increase in driving under the influence or drugged driving associated car accidents. A lot of marijuana users claim that they drive better under…
Rank this Week: 328

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Government Information Day Coming to University of Ottawa in October 2014

    Government Information Day Coming to University of Ottawa in October 2014
    The libraries at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa are hosting Government Information Day on October 16, 2014 at the University of Ottawa.The event will be structured around two themes: preservation and access, and open…
  • Jul 21

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter June 2014 Issue

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter June 2014 Issue
    The June 2014 issue of Feliciter, the journal of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), is available on line.The theme of the issue is marketing libraries.
  • Jul 21

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the period of July 1st to 15th, 2014 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials from…
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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/
Rank this Week: 7

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 22

    The Shortcomings of Joint Account

    The Shortcomings of Joint Account
    While many people may view joint accounts as an effective way to avoid probate since joint property passes automatically to the joint owner at death, there are several drawbacks to joint ownership of investment: Risk. Joint owners of accounts…
  • Jul 22

    Social Security After Divorce: Not All Is Lost

    Social Security After Divorce: Not All Is Lost
    It is a common misconception that when you go through a divorce, you will lose Social Security benefits as an ex-spouse. Given certain conditions, you are entitled to Social security benefits and need not be married to collect. Provided…
  • Jul 22

    Article on the Non-Identity Problem

    Article on the Non-Identity Problem
    David Heyd (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel) recently published an article entitled, Parfit on the Non-Identity Problem, Again, Law & Ethics of Human Rights Vol. 8 Issue 1, 1-20 (May 2014). Provided below is the…
Rank this Week: 96

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    SJC Rules that Smell of Unburnt Marijuana is not Enough to Search People, Car

    SJC Rules that Smell of Unburnt Marijuana is not Enough to Search People, Car
    This past week, in Commonwealth v. Overmyer and Commonwealth v. Craan, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the smell of unburnt marijuana alone is not enough to establish probable cause to search a car. The facts of the cases are as…
  • Jul 22

    Son Allegedly Assaults Father in Framingham

    Son Allegedly Assaults Father in Framingham
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, Joseph Cordova of Framingham allegedly assaulted his father at their home on June 24th.  The article states that at the time of the alleged incident, Cordova was out on bail on another…
  • Jul 20

    Sudbury Man Charged with Damaging Property at Own Home

    Sudbury Man Charged with Damaging Property at Own Home
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, Justin Kieffer allegedly damaged property at his home this past week. The article states that Kieffer lives with his mother in Sudbury, and that his mother told him that he needed to go to…
Rank this Week: 184

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: 6

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Worker at Bellevue College construction cites falls to death

    Worker at Bellevue College construction cites falls to death
    A construction worker fell several stories to his death while on a ladder at the new Bellevue College Health Sciences Building which is under construction. The construction accident occurred on Monday morning around 10:30 am. Bellevue police…
  • Jul 17

    One person dead, two seriously injured in Lake Washington boating accident

    One person dead, two seriously injured in Lake Washington boating accident
    One woman has been killed and a man and a woman were taken to Harborview Medical Center in serious condition after a Lake Washington boating accident in which a powerboat struck a sailboat around 10:30pm. In what might be a case of boating…
  • Jul 16

    Pedestrian accidents and the elderly

    Pedestrian accidents and the elderly
    Every year, more than 4,000 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Older adults -- those 65 and older -- account for 19% of all pedestrian accident fatalities and another 52,000 older Americans are treated…
Rank this Week: 482

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Jul 22

    Plaintiff Attorneys Fighting “Loser Pays” Bylaw in Shareholder Litigation

    Plaintiff Attorneys Fighting “Loser Pays” Bylaw in Shareholder Litigation
    A shareholder lawsuit regarding $2.5 million in bonuses given to executives of a pharmaceutical firm is the latest legal battle in an ongoing fight on the recent “loser pays” bylaw that may have been permitted from the Delaware Supreme…
  • Jul 22

    Konzinski Seeks to Revive Firing Squad

    Konzinski Seeks to Revive Firing Squad
    One of America’s prominent judges is encouraging other states to bring back the death penalty to replace lethal injection and make a switch to a foolproof and non-delaying firing squad as the main method of executing death row inmates. Alex…
  • Jul 22

    Former Dewey and LeBoeuf Executives Makes Settlement with Trustee

    Former Dewey and LeBoeuf Executives Makes Settlement with Trustee
    Two ex-Dewey and LeBoeuf LLP executives agreed to a settlement on a civil suit brought by the now-defunct bankruptcy trustee to take back close to $22 million, according to a recent filing this week. An order from Martin Glenn, a U.S.…
Rank this Week: 235

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court

    The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court
    Rice, Douglas and Zorn, Christopher J., The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court (July 22, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2470029 “For small, collegial bodies such as the U.S. Supreme…
  • Jul 22

    Wealth in America: Policies to Support Mobility

    Wealth in America: Policies to Support Mobility
    Wealth in America - Urban Institute - Signe-Mary McKernan, Caleb Quakenbush, Caroline Ratcliffe, C. Eugene Steuerle. July 22, 2014 “What role can policymakers play in helping families rebuild their balance…
  • Jul 22

    FSB publishes a report on Reforming Major Interest Rate Benchmark

    FSB publishes a report on Reforming Major Interest Rate Benchmark
    News release: “The major interest reference rates (such as LIBOR, EURIBOR, and TIBOR) are widely used in the global financial system as benchmarks for a large volume and broad range of financial products and contracts. The cases of…
Rank this Week: 29

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 70

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jul 22

    .ma Meh

    .ma Meh
    Dog.ma resolves, but isn’t interesting. Opti.ma is parked, which almost seems appropriate. Enig.ma doesn’t resolve, which also seems appropriate, and it isn’t available. And neither are mag.ma and dra.ma. Look.ma exists but…
  • Jul 17

    B+

    B+
    I really wanted to like this initial effort from Represent.us more than I did. It’s a good effort, marred by some sophomoric stuff. Actually, I like the straight pitch better: I wonder how they will play in Kentucky? Although facially…
  • Jul 16

    A Mystery: Miami Property Values Seem Immune to Climate Change Risk

    A Mystery: Miami Property Values Seem Immune to Climate Change Risk
    There’s been a lot of news recently about the dire effects climate change can have on Miami, yet not only has the risk not been priced into real estate but values are rising. What’s up? Are climate change deniers that ……
Rank this Week: 14

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.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    Case Law, Strasbourg: Axel Springer AG v Germany (No.2), The Politics of Article 10 – Alexia Bedat

    Case Law, Strasbourg: Axel Springer AG v Germany (No.2), The Politics of Article 10 – Alexia Bedat
    The Fifth Section of the European Court of Human Rights forcefully reiterated the importance of freedom of expression in the political sphere in the case of Axel Springer AG v Germany (No.2) ([2014] ECHR 745)(French only). The Court held that…
  • Jul 21

    The Perils of “Revenge Porn”, Part 2 – Alex Cochrane

    The Perils of “Revenge Porn”, Part 2 – Alex Cochrane
    In October 2013, I wrote about the recent emergence of revenge porn. This is the increasingly common problem faced by individuals, usually women, on the break-up of a relationship during which they had shared intimate photographs or videos of…
  • Jul 21

    The Perils of “Revenge Porn”, Part 2 – Alex Cochrane

    The Perils of “Revenge Porn”, Part 2 – Alex Cochrane
    In October 2013, I wrote about the recent emergence of revenge porn. This is the increasingly common problem faced by individuals, usually women, on the break-up of a relationship during which they had shared intimate photographs or videos of…
Rank this Week: 98

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Jul 22

    Video: Jeffrey Rosen analyzes the latest Obamacare rulings on MSNBC

    Video: Jeffrey Rosen analyzes the latest Obamacare rulings on MSNBC
    Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, discussed two new federal court rulings on the Affordable Care Act with the Rev. Al Sharpton on MSNBC.
  • Jul 22

    D.C. Court strikes down key part of Obamacare funding

    D.C. Court strikes down key part of Obamacare funding
    A split D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down, at least for now, a key section of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, that provides tax subsidies in 34 states.
  • Jul 22

    Constitution Check: Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?

    Constitution Check: Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?
    Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how a recent court ruling based on Article I of the Constitution has created a huge problem for the war crimes system at Guantanamo.
Rank this Week: 948

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Hobby Lobby Aftermath: What Does This Mean For For-Profit Companies?

    The Hobby Lobby Aftermath: What Does This Mean For For-Profit Companies?
    By Edward Warner On Monday June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that requiring family owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) violated a federal law…
  • Jul 16

    EEOC Issues Updated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Issues Updated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    By Michael D. Lowe On July 14, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued an updated “Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues” (Notice No. 915.003), along with a…
  • Jul 11

    Lagniappe: Tips When Buying Louisiana Tax Credit

    Lagniappe: Tips When Buying Louisiana Tax Credit
    By Meg Alsfeld Kaul Buying Louisiana tax credits is a relatively easy way to reduce your state income tax (and sometimes franchise tax) liability. The following is a sampling of issues you and your legal or tax professional should discuss…
Rank this Week: 957

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 418

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 565

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 22

    SCOTUS Lifts Arizona Execution Stay

    SCOTUS Lifts Arizona Execution Stay
    Ryan v. Wood, 14A82 (today):The application to vacate the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granting a conditional preliminary injunction, presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court, is…
  • Jul 22

    Why Jones v. Chappell is Wrong, Part 3 -- Teague v. Lane

    Why Jones v. Chappell is Wrong, Part 3 -- Teague v. Lane
    Twenty-five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court announced one of the most important decisions* in the modern history of criminal procedure, Teague v. Lane, 489 U.S. 288, 306 (1989).  Adopting a rule proposed by Justice Harlan 20 years…
  • Jul 22

    Arizona Moves to Vacate Wood Stay

    Arizona Moves to Vacate Wood Stay
    The State of Arizona has filed in the U.S. Supreme Court an application to vacate the stay of execution of murderer Joseph Wood, noted yesterday.  The case is Ryan v. Wood, 14A82.The Ninth Circuit has a very helpful collection of...
Rank this Week: 288

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/
  • Jul 22

    Videos Educate Consumers Being Sued for Debt Collection

    Videos Educate Consumers Being Sued for Debt Collection
    by Jeff Sovern Here. The New Media Advocacy Project (N-Map) and Fordham Law School’s Feerick Center for Social Justice in conjunction with MFY Legal Services, Inc., and Pro Bono Net, along with other organizations, have created a series…
  • Jul 22

    Update from fracking country: Pa. audit finds lax environmental oversight

    Update from fracking country: Pa. audit finds lax environmental oversight
    A report issued today by Pennsylvania's auditor general revealed the troubling (if not necessarily surprising) degree to which that state's Department of Environmental Protection has been outmatched by the pace of gas drilling in the state.…
  • Jul 22

    (BREAKING) Fourth Circuit upholds health-care subsidies for federally-run exchange

    (BREAKING) Fourth Circuit upholds health-care subsidies for federally-run exchange
    Just hours after a panel the D.C. Circuit held (over a dissent) that the ACA could be read just one way -- to forbid health-care premium subsidies in health-care exchanges run by the federal government rather than a state --...
Rank this Week: 177

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 22

    Dan Markel’s Life Lesson

    Dan Markel’s Life Lesson
    Over at Forbes, I blogged about Dan Markel and his important lessons. He sorely missed.
  • Jul 22

    Absurd Statute

    Absurd Statute
    I have a question for folks who focus on statutory interpretation.  One of the canons for a court is that unambiguous text will not be applied if it would lead to an absurd result.  Are there any cases that actually refuse to apply…
  • Jul 21

    The Anti-Partisan Principle

    The Anti-Partisan Principle
    The draft of my new paper is here.  Now that this is done, blogging will resume.
Rank this Week: 89

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/
  • Jul 22

    [Orin Kerr] Supreme Court reverses Ninth Circuit in lethal injection case

    [Orin Kerr] Supreme Court reverses Ninth Circuit in lethal injection case
    That was fast. The Supreme Court has reversed the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Ryan v. Wood, the lethal injection case. The order states: The application to vacate the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit…
  • Jul 22

    [Jonathan H. Adler] District court dismisses Senator Johnson’s Obamacare lawsuit

    [Jonathan H. Adler] District court dismisses Senator Johnson’s Obamacare lawsuit
    In other Obamacare litigation news, a federal district court in Wisconsin dismissed Republican Senator Ron Johnson’s lawsuit challenging regulations issued by the Office of Personnel Management concerning congressional health care…
  • Jul 22

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Fourth Circuit upholds IRS tax credit rule

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Fourth Circuit upholds IRS tax credit rule
    Halbig v. Burwell was not the only important Obamacare decision released today by a federal appellate court — it wasn’t even the only important decision concerning the IRS rule authorizing tax credits in federally established…
Rank this Week: 9

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    People v Murphy

    People v Murphy
    People v Murphy Court Discusses Whether the Sentence Imposed was Excessive in Driving While Intoxicated Offenses The defendant was convicted of aggravated driving while intoxicated in violation of Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1192 (2-a) (b),…
  • Jul 22

    Criminal Term, Part I

    Criminal Term, Part I
    A Queens Criminal Lawyer said that, on October 26, 1965, after having been adjudicated a Youthful Offender under indictment 411--65 which charged him with robbery in the second degree, defendant was sentenced to Elmira Reception Center for an…
  • Jul 22

    C.P.L.R. (§510[3])

    C.P.L.R. (§510[3])
    This case involves for petitions pursuant to Article 10 of the Mental Hygiene Law. In April 2008, the State moved to transfer the venue of these proceedings from New York County, where they are currently located, to the jurisdictions where...
Rank this Week: 526

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/
  • Jul 22

    Shimick on Pretextual Prosecution and "Breaking Bad"

    Shimick on Pretextual Prosecution and "Breaking Bad"
    Scott Shimick (SUNY at Geneseo) has posted Heisenberg's Uncertainty: An Analysis of Criminal Tax Pretextual Prosecutions in the Context of Breaking Bad's Notorious Anti-Hero (Tulsa Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Jul 22

    Bergman & Sokol on Leniency and Cartel Enforcement

    Bergman & Sokol on Leniency and Cartel Enforcement
    Howard Bergman and D. Daniel Sokol (Howard J. Bergman Consulting and University of Florida - Levin College of Law) have posted The Air Cargo Cartel: Lessons for Compliance (ANTI-CARTEL ENFORCEMENT IN A CONTEMPORARY AGE - LENIENCY RELIGION…
  • Jul 21

    "Boston Bombing Suspect’s Friend Is Convicted of Conspiracy and Obstruction"

    "Boston Bombing Suspect’s Friend Is Convicted of Conspiracy and Obstruction"
    From The New York Times: In the case that ended on Monday, prosecutors said that after Mr. Tazhayakov and another friend, Dias Kadyrbayev, realized Mr. Tsarnaev was a suspect in the bombing, they removed items including a backpack and a...
Rank this Week: 111

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
  • Jul 22

    Reimagining IP/Gender: Feminist Engagement with IP Law—Washington, DC

    Reimagining IP/Gender: Feminist Engagement with IP Law—Washington, DC
    The Women and the Law Program and the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property of American University Washington College of Law announce a Call for Papers for the Eleventh Annual IP/Gender Symposium, “Reimagining…
  • Jul 22

    Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication—Riverton, WY

    Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication—Riverton, WY
    The University of Wyoming (UW) College of Law and the Wyoming Law Review host a symposium, Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication 1969-2014, Sept. 10-12, 2014, at the Wind River Hotel and Casino in Riverton, Wyoming. The…
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Climate Change, Disasters & Displacement

    CFP: Climate Change, Disasters & Displacement
    The editors of Forced Migration Review (Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford) invite submissions on Climate Change, Disasters and Displacement for a feature in issue 49, to be published in May 2015. The deadline for submission of…
Rank this Week: 32