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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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing 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 quantities of…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 94

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 983

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 429

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jun 30

    New Federal Overtime Rules Proposed

    New Federal Overtime Rules Proposed
    Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the highly anticipated proposed federal overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) more than a year after President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to begin creating new…
  • Jun 29

    Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves Forward in California Legislature

    Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves Forward in California Legislature
    On June 24, 2015, California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee. SB 358 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) specifies that employees who are…
  • Jun 25

    Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to the Law

    Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to the Law
    With less than a week to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is pending in the Legislature to adjust how the law is implemented. AB 304 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego), if passed and signed…
Rank this Week: 697

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

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • Jun 30

    STOLE FIVE BUILDINGS?

    STOLE FIVE BUILDINGS?
    DA VANCE, NYC FINANCE COMMISSIONER JIHA ANNOUNCE INDICTMENT OF JOHN KOJO ZI FOR STEALING TITLES OF FIVE MANHATTAN PROPERTIES THROUGH FRAUDULENT DEED TRANSFERS Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., recently…
  • Jun 30

    FALTERING RELIGION

    FALTERING RELIGION
    Confidence in Religion at New Low, but Not Among Catholics by Lydia Saad Story Highlights Less than half of Americans hold the church in high esteem Confidence dwindled to all-time low among Protestants in…
  • Jun 30

    MARTIAN METHANE

    MARTIAN METHANE
    Scientists find methane in Mars meteorites Yale University IMAGE: Scientists found methane gas in samples taken from Martian meteorites. view more Scientists found methane gas in samples taken from Martian…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Jun 30

    Summer Associate Allegedly Dismissed Over Wild Incident With Cocaine, Hooker

    Summer Associate Allegedly Dismissed Over Wild Incident With Cocaine, Hooker
    This is definitely a welcome vision from the halcyon Biglaw days of yore.
  • Jun 30

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.30.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.30.15
    * Justice Kennedy's writing style... maybe it's a little over the top. [PrawfsBlawg] * If you're looking for representation at the Supreme Court, go small. [Law360 (sub. req.)] * Marriage equality is only one more step for activists. Next up,…
  • Jun 30

    Does Social Media Do Any Good At All In Marketing?

    Does Social Media Do Any Good At All In Marketing?
    Technology columnist Jeff Bennion walks through the different social-media platforms... and expresses skepticism.
Rank this Week: 8

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 688

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/
  • Jun 30

    So we have a fundamental right to same-sex…

    So we have a fundamental right to same-sex marriage. In the most obvious way, the Court’s holding was good: if the state is going to privilege a particular association (here, marriage), it should not discriminate against persons who try to…
  • Jun 30

    Strange Bedfellows #12: Closing Thoughts on The Science of Learning

    Strange Bedfellows #12: Closing Thoughts on The Science of Learning
    This post is part of the Strange Bedfellows series. In this guest blogging series, I’ve had fun identifying connections between canonical cases not ordinarily taught together. But is it any more than a parlor game? For a teacher with years…
  • Jun 30

    The Link between Writing Style and Elite Consensus: Obergefell v. Brown

    The Link between Writing Style and Elite Consensus: Obergefell v. Brown
    In his typically thoughtful post on Justice Kennedy's prose in Obergefell, Paul offers the following tongue-in-cheek advice to the Justices' clerks: Before this opinion came out, I used to joke that all of Kennedy's current and former clerks…
Rank this Week: 44

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jun 30

    Motorcycle Critically Injures in Crash on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, NY

    Motorcycle Critically Injures in Crash on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo, NY — A motorcyclist sustained critical injuries after a crash in Buffalo, New York, on Monday, June 29, 2015. The accident took place on Delaware Avenue, near Gates Circle. Reports don’t give away too many details on what…
  • Jun 30

    Woodburn, KY Parents Charged for Alleged House Party Where Intoxicated Teens Injured

    Woodburn, KY Parents Charged for Alleged House Party Where Intoxicated Teens Injured
    Woodburn, KY — There were three teenagers who had to be taken to hospitals after a house party in rural Woodburn earlier in May due to alcohol-related injuries. The owners of the house, James and Stephanie Christian were eventually…
  • Jun 30

    Beth Deturo Struck While Riding Bicycle in Harvey Cedars, NJ

    Beth Deturo Struck While Riding Bicycle in Harvey Cedars, NJ
    Harvey Cedars, NJ — A woman was hospitalized after being hit by an SUV while riding her bicycle in Harvey Cedars, New Jersey, on Monday, June 29, 2015. The accident took place at the intersection of Long Beach Blvd. and West Burlington…
Rank this Week: 63

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jun 30

    Early success for hospital waiver, but hard work ahead

    Early success for hospital waiver, but hard work ahead
    While Maryland’s experimental hospital payment system has seen early success — such as reported cost savings of more than $100 million during its first full year — officials say hard work lies ahead. In the program’s…
  • Jun 30

    Analysts: Strong performance expected from McCormick’s 2Q report

    Analysts: Strong performance expected from McCormick’s 2Q report
    McCormick & Co. will report its fiscal second-quarter earnings Wednesday and industry analysts expect a strong showing from the global spice and seasoning company. Consensus from analysts who follow the company expect it to announce…
  • Jun 30

    Photos: Inside the newly-renovated Babe Ruth Museum

    Photos: Inside the newly-renovated Babe Ruth Museum
    Photos by Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record. A $700,000 renovation project at the historic Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum in Baltimore was completed in June, enabling the museum to reopen June 12, in time for the summer tourist…
Rank this Week: 95

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 747

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    New ETDs - Pt. 1

    New ETDs - Pt. 1
    (ETD = Electronic Theses & Dissertations)I have accumulated quite a large number of references to ETDs and university student projects which I will share in the next several posts.  I have grouped them roughly by geography.  The…
  • Jun 30

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria
    Publications:3RP Regional Progress Report (UNHCR, June 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]At the Breaking Point: Refugees in Jordan and Egypt (Refugee Council USA, March 2015) [text]Imprisonment, Torture and Statelessness: The Darkening Reality of…
  • Jun 29

    Thematic Focus: Statelessne

    Thematic Focus: Statelessne
    Opportunity:CFP: Statelessness Working Paper Series [info]- Submission deadline is 15 September 2015.Publications:Civil Society in the Asia Pacific Agrees to Unite to End Statelessness (Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network, June 2015)…
Rank this Week: 380

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jun 30

    Ted Cruz, Tennis, and the Chief

    Ted Cruz, Tennis, and the Chief
    Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign memoir, just published today, includes a charming vignette about playing tennis with Chief Justice Rehnquist during his clerkship. Says Cruz, “it was a required part of the job to play tennis with him once a…
  • Jun 30

    Doing Qualitative Empirical Research

    Doing Qualitative Empirical Research
    Continuing with my discussion of my recent book and some of the scholarship issues that I worked through, today I'm going to write about some of the tips and pitfalls I discovered actually doing qualitative empirical research. Hopefully some…
  • Jun 30

    Charleston, Black Originalism, and a Living Constitution (Part A)

    Charleston, Black Originalism, and a Living Constitution (Part A)
    I was going to write an arid final summary post on Black Originalism to finish my guest stint here at the Lounge. But in light of the horrific act of racial terrorism at Emanuel A.M.E. in Charleston and the window...
Rank this Week: 68

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jun 30

    Project Agreements Signed with First Nations for LNG Canada’s Feeder Pipeline

    Project Agreements Signed with First Nations for LNG Canada’s Feeder Pipeline
    TransCanada announced its Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project (Coastal GasLink) has signed project agreements with Canadian First Nations Wet’suwet’en First Nation, Skin Tyee Nation, Nee-Tahi-Buhn Band, Yekooche First Nation, Doig…
  • Jun 30

    Canadian National Energy Board Considering 40-Year Gas Export License

    Canadian National Energy Board Considering 40-Year Gas Export License
    The Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) is seeking comments on proposed amendments to its regulations to create a new category of licenses that would permit the export of natural gas for a term not exceeding 40 years.  The amendments…
  • Jun 29

    U.S. Trade and Development Agency Awards Grant to Study Panama Canal LNG Import Terminal

    U.S. Trade and Development Agency Awards Grant to Study Panama Canal LNG Import Terminal
    The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to conduct a feasibility study related to the construction of an LNG import terminal and other LNG infrastructure at the Panama Canal.  The…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Jun 30

    State Department Names Lee Wolosky New Envoy for Closing Guantanamo

    State Department Names Lee Wolosky New Envoy for Closing Guantanamo
    The State Department has named former National Security Council official Lee Wolosky as the new special envoy for the closure of Guantanamo Bay, reports Carol Rosenberg of the Miami Herald.  DefenseOne gives us the scoop on the…
  • Jun 30

    Breach of Trust, OPM, and the Intelligence Community

    Breach of Trust, OPM, and the Intelligence Community
    I have now had a little time to digest Shane Harris’s story in the Daily Beast this morning on the intelligence community’s concerns in 2010 about OPM’s data security. The relevant passage from the GAO report Shane cites is,…
  • Jun 30

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    This afternoon, Greece requested its third European bailout in five years. According to the Wall Street Journal, the proposal calls for €29.15 billion from the European Stability Mechanism to cover Greek debt repayments from 2015 to…
Rank this Week: 71

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Jun 30

    Jetstar Hong Kong Denied Operating License

    Jetstar Hong Kong Denied Operating License
    Last week, the Hong Kong Air Transport Licensing Authority (ALTA) finally issued its decision rejecting Jetstar Hong Kong Airways Limited's (JHK) application for license to operate scheduled air services. This is a setback for Qantas which…
  • Jun 23

    LOT Hack

    LOT Hack
    Polish national carrier, LOT Airlines, temporarily suspended service on Sunday because of an external attack on its computer systems. International aviation's various security treaties are often cited as a model for an international…
  • Jun 11

    Follow Up on Recent News Event

    Follow Up on Recent News Event
    There were multiple developments today in news stories about which we have recently blogged, so we have decided to include a brief list of links to keep readers up-to-date on these items: Portugal has chosen the investor group led by...
Rank this Week: 485

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    People v. Awad (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)

    People v. Awad (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)
    This is an awesome opinion.  It shows a manifest concern for justice.  Three cheers for the Court of Appeal.I'll let the 4/3 explain the thing in its own words:"Appellant has appealed his felony conviction for multiple counts of…
  • Jun 30

    Ironridge Global v. ScripsAmerica (Cal. Ct. App. - June 30, 2015)

    Ironridge Global v. ScripsAmerica (Cal. Ct. App. - June 30, 2015)
    The rule's fairly simple:  Follow the trial court's injunction, or get it stayed.  If you do otherwise, you may well find your appeal dismissed.As the Court of Appeal does here.I'll add that today's opinion is also not a ringing…
  • Jun 29

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)
    Today is apparently "Judge Jones" day in the Ninth Circuit.Judge Jones, from the District of Nevada, is the subject of not one, but two (unrelated) published mandamus opinions today.  The first stems from his routine practice of denying…
Rank this Week: 194

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 30

    Same-Sex Couples Will Now Have Equal Access To Social Security Benefit

    Same-Sex Couples Will Now Have Equal Access To Social Security Benefit
    Social Security is one of the many government programs that will be impacted by the recent Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision. Because of Friday’s historic decision same-sex couples can now use the same benefit boosting strategies as…
  • Jun 30

    Kirk Kerkorian Leaves Behind A $2 Billion Estate

    Kirk Kerkorian Leaves Behind A $2 Billion Estate
    I have previously discussed the estate of the late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian. The casino tycoon Kirk Kerkorian who passed away recently at the age of 98 has left behind an estate that is worth about $2 billion. Kerkorian’s will, which...
  • Jun 30

    Estate Planning For A Widow

    Estate Planning For A Widow
    The loss of a spouse is one of the worst traumas a person can endure and will often leave one boggled on how to manage an estate that had traditionally been managed by two. But there are ways to minimize...
Rank this Week: 65

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Applied Materials wins at PTAB in Ex parte CUVALCI; PTAB mentions "the epitome of hindsight"

    Applied Materials wins at PTAB in Ex parte CUVALCI; PTAB mentions "the epitome of hindsight"
    The discussion section begins:We reverse the Examiner’s rejection for the reasons set forth inAppellants’ Appeal and Reply Briefs.We add the following for emphasis.As the Federal Circuit has explained, “rejections on…
  • Jun 30

    PTAB decision in Ex parte Florian

    PTAB decision in Ex parte Florian
    The PTAB basically adopted the arguments of the Appellant in the case Ex parte Florian : We reverse the above § 103 rejection,for substantially the reasons provided by Appellants in their Brief and Reply Brief.We add the following.It is…
  • Jun 30

    Apple prevails over Affnity Labs of Texas at PTAB

    Apple prevails over Affnity Labs of Texas at PTAB
    As to 95/001,264 and 90/010,333, Apple wins at PTAB.link: http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/RetrievePdf?system=BPAI&flNm=fd2015004281-06-30-2015-1
Rank this Week: 53

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jun 30

    Blog Post: A FIP Primer for the Clean Power Plan

    Blog Post: A FIP Primer for the Clean Power Plan
    Much has been made of late about EPA’s authority to develop federal implementation plans (FIPs) to achieve the state-based GHG emissions reduction targets the agency is preparing to establish under Clean Power Plan. Led by Senator Mitch…
  • Jun 29

    Blog Post: Roberts Court Keeps Reins On EPA, But Not Too Tight

    Blog Post: Roberts Court Keeps Reins On EPA, But Not Too Tight
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s Monday finding that the Environmental Protection Agency didn’t properly consider costs in an important air toxics rule continues the court’s pattern of ensuring the agency doesn’t stray too far…
  • Jun 29

    Blog Post: Possible Shift of Perspectives on Breadth of NEPA Review; CEQ's Draft Greenhouse Gas Guidance

    Blog Post: Possible Shift of Perspectives on Breadth of NEPA Review; CEQ's Draft Greenhouse Gas Guidance
    Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA),[1] and the corresponding NEPA regulations issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)[2] and the respective reviewing agencies, federal agencies are required to consider the…
Rank this Week: 758

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 123

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jun 30

    Glossip and Restarting Executions in California

    Glossip and Restarting Executions in California
    The outcome of the much-covered case, highlighted in articles here and here, filed by several death row inmates in Oklahoma holds great significance for the future of California's death penalty system.  In a 5-4 decision on Monday, the…
  • Jun 30

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Parole Blocked for Killer of CA Man Buried Alive:  California Gov. Jerry Brown has blocked parole for the man responsible for the murder of a developmentally delayed man in 1980, who was beaten and buried alive.  Don Thompson of...
  • Jun 29

    Glossip Symposium at SCOTUSblog

    Glossip Symposium at SCOTUSblog
    It's been a busy day in the wake of Glossip.  The case has drawn a lot of media attention.  We will have some links to coverage tomorrow.Tomorrow I will be on a teleforum with the Federalist Society at 2:00 p.m....
Rank this Week: 167

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: 327

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

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jun 30

    Might Pope Francis shame Prez Obama into doing more about mass incarceration?

    Might Pope Francis shame Prez Obama into doing more about mass incarceration?
    The question in the title of this post is a bit of a riff off of this notable new commentary from Philadelphia magazine, headlined "Will the Pope Shame City Hall Into Fixing Its Atrocious Prison Problem?". Here are excerpts: The...
  • Jun 30

    If you are eager to gorge on Glossip gossip...

    If you are eager to gorge on Glossip gossip...
    here is just a smidgen of some of the copious commentary one can find before the ink is really dry on the biggest death penalty ruling of the SCOTUS Term just concluded (listed here only by title/headline, sources and authors...
  • Jun 30

    Virginia Gov creates commission to study bringing back parole in state sentencing scheme

    Virginia Gov creates commission to study bringing back parole in state sentencing scheme
    I have long thought and feared that the broad move in the 1980s and 1990s to abolish parole in the federal sentencing system and in many state systems was a significant (and rarely recognized) contributor to modern mass incarceration…
Rank this Week: 171

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Jun 30

    One Word Sums Up the Supreme Court’s Ruling in King v. Burwell ―“Enough!”

    One Word Sums Up the Supreme Court’s Ruling in King v. Burwell ―“Enough!”
    by Robert N. Weiner, partner, Arnold & Porter LLP*This post originally appeared on casetext.com.The first lawsuit seeking to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) came just seven minutes after the President signed the bill on March…
  • Jun 30

    The Supreme Court Strikes a Blow Against Partisan Gerrymandering

    The Supreme Court Strikes a Blow Against Partisan Gerrymandering
    by Sean J. Young, Staff Attorney, ACLU Voting Rights ProjectYesterday, the United States Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, which preserved a vital weapon against…
  • Jun 30

    LegalEyes for June 30, 2015

    LegalEyes for June 30, 2015
    by Caroline CoxAt The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf discusses recent comments by Judge Nancy Gertner, member of the ACS Board of Directors, on the “unfair and disproportionate” sentences she was forced to impose for drug…
Rank this Week: 402

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Jun 30

    Uncle Sam says Novartis should pay $3.35 BILLION for kickback scheme

    Uncle Sam says Novartis should pay $3.35 BILLION for kickback scheme
    The United States Department of Justice says that Novartis should pay $3.35 BILLION in damages for using kickbacks to boost sales of two of its drugs which resulted in Medicare and Medicaid to overpay for those medications, Myfortic for…
  • Jun 29

    Doctor and nurse win over $110 million in whistleblower case

    Doctor and nurse win over $110 million in whistleblower case
    Atlanta physicians Alon Vainer and Nurse Daniel Barbir of Cummings Georgia have been awarded over $110 million in for their role in a whistleblower case against DaVita Healthcare Partners, the nation’s largest kidney dialysis services.…
  • Jun 25

    Popcorn lung lawsuits increasing for lung damage of workers in popcorn factorie

    Popcorn lung lawsuits increasing for lung damage of workers in popcorn factorie
    Bronchiolitis obliterans is a medical term relating to a life threatening form of lung disease which the small airways are compressed by scar tissue. It has many causes including inhaling a chemical called Diacetyl, used in artificial butter…
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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/
  • Jun 30

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Supreme Court smacks EPA for ignoring costs, but mercury rule likely to persevere

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Supreme Court smacks EPA for ignoring costs, but mercury rule likely to persevere
    With its last decision of the OT2014 term, in Michigan v. EPA, the Supreme Court held, by a vote of 5-4, that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unreasonably failed to consider costs when deciding to regulate mercury emissions…
  • Jun 30

    [Todd Zywicki] New column at US News and World Report

    [Todd Zywicki] New column at US News and World Report
    Chad Reese and I have a new column at U.S. News and World Report: “Redundant Today, Essential Tomorrow: Congress is Taking Necessary Steps to Keep the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Line.” An excerpt: So if the bureau is…
  • Jun 30

    [Eugene Kontorovich] New federal law fights European boycotts of Israel

    [Eugene Kontorovich] New federal law fights European boycotts of Israel
    On Monday, President Obama signed into law the sweeping Trade Promotion Authority, a measure with broad significance for future international trade deals with Europe. It also includes important new federal legislation, the United…
Rank this Week: 9

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Jun 30

    Former Ovation CFO Alfred Talens Charged with Stealing About $600,000

    Former Ovation CFO Alfred Talens Charged with Stealing About $600,000
    As a result of, Alfred Talens being charged with stealing about $600,000 from Ovation where he was the CFO, along with other charges. We are looking into cases against Talens and LPL where he was employed as a stockbroker. For more on this…
  • Jun 25

    JP Morgan, SEC Talk Settlement over Investment-Recommendation Concern

    JP Morgan, SEC Talk Settlement over Investment-Recommendation Concern
    The SEC is examining J.P. Morgan for guiding clients to their own proprietary products and away from offerings by other firms. Generally leading to higher fees for the bank, the practice, while not banned, is closely watched by regulators.…
  • Jun 23

    FINRA Suspends City Securities Broker John Cody Miller

    FINRA Suspends City Securities Broker John Cody Miller
    Our firm will be looking into investor complaints against John Cody Miller, a City Securities broker and investment adviser in Indiana, as a result of his suspension for executing trades without written consent, going against his…
Rank this Week: 552

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Jun 30

    Used Car Negotiations – Shanghai Style

    Used Car Negotiations – Shanghai Style
    This morning NPR’s Morning Edition had an interesting piece about purchasing used cars in Shanghai.  NPR reporter Frank Langfitt has been sending dispatches from China for some time, and his discussion of high-pressure hard…
  • Jun 26

    Failure to Communicate

    Failure to Communicate
    It’s a damn miracle that people on your planet ever understand each other. My good friend, Charlie Irvine, who mediates and teaches in Glasgow, Scotland, wrote an amusing and/or horrifying blog post about students’ statements in…
  • Jun 21

    Call for DR Syllabi Extended to June 28

    Call for DR Syllabi Extended to June 28
    It’s so cool that so many people sent their syllabi to share with our community in response to my post last week.   I’m sure you will be impressed when you will see them posted. Several folks said that they…
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Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jun 30

    Your Rights. Your Lawyer.

    Your Rights. Your Lawyer.
    Criminal and DWI Defense in the District of Columbia.
  • Jun 22

    Trial Transcript: New Prosecutor Struggles With Basics of Direct Examination

    Trial Transcript: New Prosecutor Struggles With Basics of Direct Examination
      A: It is a photograph of the bottle that was thrown through the window. Q: How did you find that bottle? A: I didn’t find the bottle. The policeman found the bottle. THE COURT: So she didn’t... Read More
  • Jun 19

    “Badgering” the Witness at a CPO Hearing

    “Badgering” the Witness at a CPO Hearing
      The judge informs me that I am “badgering” the witness. I have heard of “arguing with a witness” and “harassing a witness.” Until the judge accuses me of “badgering” the witness, however,…
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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/
  • Jun 30

    “A court of one: Anthony Kennedy”

    “A court of one: Anthony Kennedy”
    I have written this oped for the LA Times.  It begins: Forget the debate over whether the Supreme Court has taken a liberal turn. It is not a liberal court or a conservative court. It’s a Kennedy court. On major … Continue…
  • Jun 30

    Michael Morley on the SCOTUS AZ Redistricting Decision

    Michael Morley on the SCOTUS AZ Redistricting Decision
    Here is a guest post from Michael Morley, whose article on the Elections Clause issue was cited by Chief Justice Roberts in his AZ dissent: Yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld the use of independent redistricting commissions to redraw…
  • Jun 30

    “Kobach lost but voting hurdles remain”

    “Kobach lost but voting hurdles remain”
    Wichita Eagle editorial. … Continue reading →
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CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jun 30

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction
    The Law Library now has revolving shelving (pictured) with law related fiction titles. Now students have a convenient and easy way to do some pleasure reading. Also, don’t forget you can get plenty of other fiction through the law…
  • Jun 29

    Professor Forte Cited in US Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage

    Professor Forte Cited in US Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage
    C|M|Law’s own Professor David F. Forte was cited in the newest landmark decision handed down by the US Supreme Court Obergefell v. Hodges which legalized same-sex marriage late last week. Kudos to Professor Forte on this accomplishment!…
  • Jun 26

    Meningitis Immunization Soon to be Required in Ohio

    Meningitis Immunization Soon to be Required in Ohio
    The Ohio Legislature has passed a bill that will require all school Children to receive immunization against meningitis (Meningococcal disease). The bill, SB 121, would require Ohio students to be immunized against meningococcal disease once…
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American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
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Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Jun 30

    The OECD Provides Further Guidance on Assessing the Anticompetitive Impact of Laws and Regulation

    The OECD Provides Further Guidance on Assessing the Anticompetitive Impact of Laws and Regulation
    The most welfare-inimical restrictions on competition stem from governmental action, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s newly promulgated “Competition Assessment Toolkit, Volume 3: Operational…
  • Jun 29

    One Step Forward: The Supremes Add Some Bite to Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysi

    One Step Forward: The Supremes Add Some Bite to Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysi
    Today, in Michigan v. EPA, a five-Justice Supreme Court majority (Antonin Scalia, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts, and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito, with Thomas issuing a separate concurrence) held that the…
  • Jun 23

    The Green Shoots of the NYC Taxi Rules on Ridesharing Companie

    The Green Shoots of the NYC Taxi Rules on Ridesharing Companie
    I am of two minds when it comes to the announcement today that the NYC taxi commission will permit companies like Uber and Lyft to update, when the companies wish, the mobile apps that serve as the front end for the ridesharing platforms. My…
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Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 30

    New Overtime Regulations and the Avoidance Problem (VIDEO)

    New Overtime Regulations and the Avoidance Problem (VIDEO)
    I posted a new video to Vimeo: New Overtime Regulation and the Avoidance Problem. New Overtime Regulations and the Avoidance Problem from Philip Miles on Vimeo.It's a brief overview of President Obama's Department of Labor's new proposed…
  • Jun 30

    They're Heeeeerrrre - New Proposed FLSA Overtime Reg

    They're Heeeeerrrre - New Proposed FLSA Overtime Reg
    At long last, today is the day. President Obama will announce the new proposed overtime regulations. You can read the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking here.This will take me some time to read through. After reading the executive summary, the…
  • Jun 29

    That White Guy Lost . . .

    That White Guy Lost . . .
    Yes, white males are a protected class... I blogged about this a year and a half ago. One of the cases I cited was Burlington v. News Corp. The employee, a white guy, was fired for using the n-word. He filed a race discrimination lawsuit,…
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Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
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The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    More on that bill to protect art authenticators (UPDATED)

    More on that bill to protect art authenticators (UPDATED)
    Which -- once again -- has not yet been enacted and probably won't have much of an effect if and when it does.  Anyway, the latest from artnet is here.UPDATE:  More here from Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.  The bottom…
  • Jun 28

    Copyright karma? (UPDATED)

    Copyright karma? (UPDATED)
    Technical difficulties for the "non-Hofman" rubber duck.UPDATE:  Heh.
  • Jun 27

    Apparently there's another graffiti lawsuit involving 5Pointz

    Apparently there's another graffiti lawsuit involving 5Pointz
    Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento and Nicholas O'Donnell have you covered.  On the earlier round of litigation, see here.
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MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
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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/
  • Jun 30

    Unappealing Conduct Leads To Suspension

    Unappealing Conduct Leads To Suspension
    An attorney who had abandoned a client in a matter before the Maryland Court of Appeals was suspended for 30 days by the state's Court of Appeals. Respondent, a member of the Bar of Maryland, agreed to represent Kevin Wilson...
  • Jun 30

    Bristol Stomp

    Bristol Stomp
    A Virginia attorney has consented to license revocation in the wake of a recent criminal conviction The Bristol Herald Courier had this report on the crimes Hutchinson, a bankruptcy attorney, worked for a law firm in Bristol, Virginia. After…
  • Jun 30

    Debt Collection Regulations Apply To New York Attorney

    Debt Collection Regulations Apply To New York Attorney
    The New York Court of Appeals has held that debt collection laws apply to attorneys Plaintiffs, law firms involved in debt collection, commenced this action in federal district court to challenge certain amendments to the New York City…
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The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jun 30

    The Role of Chief Compliance Officers Must be Supported

    The Role of Chief Compliance Officers Must be Supported
    Chief Compliance Officers of Investment Advisers (CCOs) play an important and crucial role in fostering integrity in the securities industry. They are responsible for making sure that their firms comply with the rules that apply to their…
  • Jun 30

    Amendments to the DGCL

    Amendments to the DGCL
    Senate Bill 75, which contains several important amendments to the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (the “DGCL”), was signed by Delaware Governor Jack Markell on June 24, 2015. As described in this post, the 2015…
  • Jun 30

    Some Lessons from BlackRock, Vanguard and DuPont

    Some Lessons from BlackRock, Vanguard and DuPont
    Recent statements by the CEOs of BlackRock and Vanguard rejecting activism and supporting investment for long-term value creation and their support of DuPont in its proxy fight with Trian, prompt the thought that activism is moving in-house…
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EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Jun 30

    A Quick Thought on Adnan Syed's Motion to Reopen

    A Quick Thought on Adnan Syed's Motion to Reopen
    Today, Adnan Syed filed his Motion to Re-Open Postconviction Proceedings. As should be clear to the readers of this blog, I agree with many of the arguments made in the motion: -It is "in the interests of justice" to reopen...
  • Jun 30

    The Defense Failed to Contact Adnan's Track Teammate Will, a Potential Alibi Witne

    The Defense Failed to Contact Adnan's Track Teammate Will, a Potential Alibi Witne
    This seems huge to me. Yesterday, I posted an entry which discussed how Adnan's defense team failed to contact his track teammates until after October 16, 1999. But what if it turns out that at least some of these track...
  • Jun 29

    The Defense Didn't Start Contacting Adnan's Track Teammates Until After October 16, 1999

    The Defense Didn't Start Contacting Adnan's Track Teammates Until After October 16, 1999
    I've gotten a few e-mails about the comments section of my post from last Thursday. In one of the comments, I noted that For context, Adnan's track teammates weren't contacted until after July 13th. More specifically, it looks like they...
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The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Recovery of Natixsis Managed Futures Strategies Fund Losse

    Recovery of Natixsis Managed Futures Strategies Fund Losse
    Have you invested in Natixsis Managed Futures Strategies Fund and suffered losses? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recoup some of your losses. Managed futures are a type of alternative investment that invest primarily in the…
  • Jun 30

    Puerto Rico Bond Losse

    Puerto Rico Bond Losse
    **Update** The US government has announced that it will not bail out Puerto Rico. Subsequently, the commonwealth may default on its debt.This would cause a historic economic collapse since Puerto Rico’s governor said the island cannot…
  • Jun 29

    Puerto Rico Bond Losse

    Puerto Rico Bond Losse
    Many investors in Puerto Rico municipal bonds have concern for their investments. The commonwealth has been able to stave off a bail out but the island remains indebted more than $70 billion dollars, or about 68% of its gross domestic…
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