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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/
Rank this Week: 16

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…
  • Oct 18

    $15.6M Auto Defects Case Against Toyota Dealership is Upheld

    $15.6M Auto Defects Case Against Toyota Dealership is Upheld
    A three-judge panel has upheld a jury’s verdict awarding $15.6 million to a driver and passengers of a Toyota minivan. They sustained injuries when the auto malfunctioned and went into a ravine. The defendant of this auto defects case…
  • Oct 14

    Nursing Home Chain Settles Medicare Fraud, Whistleblower Claims for $38M

    Nursing Home Chain Settles Medicare Fraud, Whistleblower Claims for $38M
    Extendicare Health Services Inc., a nursing and rehabilitation facilitation chain, has agreed to pay $38 million to settle Medicaid and Medicare fraud claims that were originally brought in a whistleblower lawsuit. The chain is accused of…
Rank this Week: 216

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…
  • Oct 16

    Company Ordered to Produce Records Related to Subsidiarie

    Company Ordered to Produce Records Related to Subsidiarie
    Authored By Thomas E. Hanson, Jr. This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | October 16, 2014 In Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System v. Citigroup, C.A. No. 9587-ML…
Rank this Week: 523

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…
  • Oct 14

    Barclays to Pay $20M To Settle Libor Manipulation

    Barclays to Pay $20M To Settle Libor Manipulation
    Barclays PLC (BARC) has consented to pay $20 million to settle complaints over the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate benchmark. As part of the accord, the bank will cooperate with a group of Eurodollar-futures traders that…
  • Oct 11

    Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and 16 Other Banks Agree to Swaps Contract Modifications to Assist Failed Firm

    Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and 16 Other Banks Agree to Swaps Contract Modifications to Assist Failed Firm
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), Credit Suisse (CS), and fourteen other big banks have agreed to changes that will be made to swaps contracts. The modifications are designed to assist in…
Rank this Week: 396

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/
  • Oct 28

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability
    We have written time again about the traditional civil and criminal cases that can be brought against nursing homes and/or their administrators, managers, nurses, nursing aides and any other staff. Civil claims can be brought for negligence…
  • Oct 20

    Latest Testimony in GTCR Bankruptcy Trial

    Latest Testimony in GTCR Bankruptcy Trial
    The major bankruptcy-related trial of the corporate owner of a troubled line of nursing homes continues in Florida bankruptcy court, and has provided more testimony and news. As a quick refresher, an investment firm previously ran by Bruce…
  • Oct 17

    Question of Immunity for Nursing Home Likely Headed to Appeals Court

    Question of Immunity for Nursing Home Likely Headed to Appeals Court
    In a recent post we highlighted a fascinating case that is set to go to the Connecticut Supreme Court regarding a private nursing home that has been providing services to parolees under a contract with the state, which is actually mandated…
Rank this Week: 318

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 789

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    The trial was adjourned until October 24, 2011

    The trial was adjourned until October 24, 2011
    In February 7, 2011, a one hundred seven (107) count indictment was filed with the Nassau County Court Clerk charging fourteen (14) defendants, each with a count of Enterprise Corruption, Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree and Scheme to Defraud…
  • Oct 19

    The People argue that the Police had a basis to stop the Escalade

    The People argue that the Police had a basis to stop the Escalade
    Defendant and co-defendants were charged with three counts of violating Penal Law § 160.15(4), Robbery in the First Degree as a class B felony; three counts of violating Penal Law § 160.15(2), Robbery in the First Degree as a class...
  • Oct 19

    he 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution

    he 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution
    Defendant is charged with two counts of violating Penal Law § 160.10(1), Robbery in the Second Degree as a class C felony; one count of violating Penal Law § 160.05, Robbery in the Third Degree as a class D felony;...
Rank this Week: 651

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Oct 20

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para terça-feira (21)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para terça-feira (21)
    Revista Justiça No quadro “Direito Penal”, o procurador de justiça em Minas Gerais Rogério Greco fala sobre “internação compulsória”. Já o procurador de justiça…
  • Oct 20

    Ministro Barroso apresenta palestra na conferência nacional da OAB

    Ministro Barroso apresenta palestra na conferência nacional da OAB
    Ao abrir as debates na XXII Conferência Nacional dos Advogados, nesta segunda feira (20), o ministro Luís Roberto Barroso, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), disse que o Brasil precisa, urgentemente, de uma reforma…
  • Oct 20

    Presidente do STF defende reforma política na conferência nacional da OAB

    Presidente do STF defende reforma política na conferência nacional da OAB
    O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal, ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, participou nesta segunda-feira (20) da solenidade de abertura da XXII Conferência Nacional dos Advogados, no Rio de Janeiro. Também participaram os ministros…
Rank this Week: 164

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 721

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/
  • Oct 20

    Corporate Counsel and Litigation sections award grant

    Corporate Counsel and Litigation sections award grant
    For 17 years, the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas has provided grants to legal service organizations that help encourage and train in-house counsel to participate in pro bono work. Several other State Bar…
  • Oct 20

    Pro Bono Spotlight: Rocío García

    Pro Bono Spotlight: Rocío García
    The State Bar of Texas, the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the American Bar Association, and others proudly support the National Pro Bono Celebration (Oct. 19-25). Pro bono week is an opportunity to educate the public about the good work…
  • Oct 20

    National Black Pre-Law Conference celebrates decade of inspiring black lawyer

    National Black Pre-Law Conference celebrates decade of inspiring black lawyer
    The National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair will host its 10th annual celebration in honor of empowering aspiring black lawyers. The free event will be held Friday and Saturday in the Houston Marriott Westchase. Late registration…
Rank this Week: 555

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 20

    When regulators came to close NBRS, few surprised

    When regulators came to close NBRS, few surprised
    The failure of Rising Sun-based NBRS Financial was caused by a lack of capital, with concerns dating back to 2010.
  • Oct 20

    Justice Dept., city officials outline probe

    Justice Dept., city officials outline probe
    The U.S. Justice Department officially announced Monday it would be investigating the Baltimore Police Department in the wake of the city paying millions of dollars in police brutality lawsuits in recent years.
  • Oct 20

    Colorado considers ban on pot-infused goodie

    Colorado considers ban on pot-infused goodie
    Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies, limiting legal sales of pot-infused food to lozenges and some liquids.
Rank this Week: 135

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/
  • Oct 20

    STEIN HEADS TO STATE'S HIGHEST COURT

    STEIN HEADS TO STATE'S HIGHEST COURT
    Governor Cuomo to Nominate Justice Leslie E. Stein to Serve on the New York State Court of Appeals Late last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he will nominate Justice Leslie E. Stein to serve on the New York State…
  • Oct 20

    CUNY PREP

    CUNY PREP
    CUNY Pre p, a collaboration of the Mayor's Center for Economic Opportunity and The City University of New York, helps students ages 16-18 earn their High School Equivalency Diploma and enter college. For more information on…
  • Oct 20

    BREAKUPS BAD FOR WOMEN

    BREAKUPS BAD FOR WOMEN
    Women's Well-Being Suffers More When Marriage Ends Stress, substance use jump more for women who are divorced, separated by Dan Witters and Lindsey Sharpe PRINCETON, NJ -- Married Americans tend to have higher well-being than …
Rank this Week: 7

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/
Rank this Week: 9

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 20

    An Update From Kirk Bloodsworth

    An Update From Kirk Bloodsworth
    Kirk Bloodsworth was the first person who had been sentenced to death and exonerated by DNA evidence. Tim Junkin's book, Bloodsworth, written with Kirk's involvement, is the harrowing tale of Kirk's journey. It was published in 2004. Since…
  • Oct 20

    Supreme Court to Hear California Case

    Supreme Court to Hear California Case
    "Supreme Court To Review California Death Penalty Case," is the Ap report, via CBS Sacramento. The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the conviction and death sentence for a California man in a 29-year-old triple murder in San Diego. The…
  • Oct 20

    Continuing Coverage of Bryan Stevenson's 'Just Mercy'

    Continuing Coverage of Bryan Stevenson's 'Just Mercy'
    The New York Times Sunday Book Review contained, "'Just Mercy,’ by Bryan Stevenson." It's by Ted Conover, a journalism professor and nonfiction author. Here's the beginning: Unfairness in the Justice system is a major theme of our age.…
Rank this Week: 55

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 20

    CJLF Newsletter

    CJLF Newsletter
    For readers interested in following CJLF's work, the present and previous editions of our quarterly (more or less) newsletter, the Advisory, are available online.  Links are maintained in the Publications section of our main web…
  • Oct 20

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Accused Murderer Faces Death Penalty in Two States: An Illinois man who sparked a two-state manhunt last month will now face death penalty trials in both Ohio and Kentucky for his crimes.  Jill Drury of WDTN News reports that…
  • Oct 20

    White Collar Offenses Don't Necessarily Stay White Collar

    White Collar Offenses Don't Necessarily Stay White Collar
    We often hear that non-violent offenses, of which white collar offenses are a significant part, should seldom or never earn jail time.I have previously argued that non-violent offenses can be terribly harmful and often merit imprisonment.…
Rank this Week: 245

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Oct 20

    UPDATE: Marquis Johnson Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident Outside Bronte, Texa

    UPDATE: Marquis Johnson Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident Outside Bronte, Texa
    BRONTE, TX — Marquis Johnson was taken to the hospital following a tractor-trailer accident that happened just north of Bronte, Texas on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. The news report from San Angelo Live said that the crash happened at…
  • Oct 20

    One Injured in Car Accident at SPID and Everhart in Corpus Christi, Texa

    One Injured in Car Accident at SPID and Everhart in Corpus Christi, Texa
    CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — One person was taken to the hospital after a major accident that happened in Corpus Christi, Texas on Saturday, October 18th, 2014. The news article said that the accident happened at around 1:30 Saturday morning.…
  • Oct 20

    UPDATE: Michael Steggs Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident Outside Tahoka, Texa

    UPDATE: Michael Steggs Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident Outside Tahoka, Texa
    TAHOKA, TX — Michael Steggs was hurt in an accident with a tractor-trailer just outside Tahoka, Texas on Friday, October 17th, 2014. The article released by KTRE mentioned that the accident happened right around 8:00 Friday night.…
Rank this Week: 34

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Facebook and Zuckerberg sue DLA Piper and other lawyers for malicious prosecution

    Facebook and Zuckerberg sue DLA Piper and other lawyers for malicious prosecution
    Complaint is below. In the underlying matter, forged documents were the basis for a suit by Paul Ceglia against Facebook and Zuckerberg, alleging that Ceglia owned a huge chunk of Facebook. (Ceglia's in criminal law trouble these days. We…
  • Oct 19

    "Supreme Court decision in Tampa case could alter judicial campaigns"

    "Supreme Court decision in Tampa case could alter judicial campaigns"
    Article at Tampa Bay Tribune. Excerpt: A case that started with a letter written by a candidate for judge in Tampa may change how judges seek office nationwide. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the First Amendment...
  • Oct 17

    DOJ's new policy banning pleas with waivers of IAC

    DOJ's new policy banning pleas with waivers of IAC
    We've discussed it several times, but here is the short, new policy. (Thanks to Tigran Eldred for sending it along.) Download Department Policy on Waivers of Claims of Ineffective Assistance of Coun...
Rank this Week: 192

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Oct 20

    We’re Proud to Sponsor the WASRG Summit!

    We’re Proud to Sponsor the WASRG Summit!
    State and Federal Communications is excited to be the Keynote Speaker Sponsor of the 2014 WASRG Summit on Tuesday, October Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 20

    Come and Get Your Donuts and Apple Cider!

    Come and Get Your Donuts and Apple Cider!
      On Friday, October 31 State and Federal Communications is hosting its fifth annual Halloween Donut and Apple Cider sale. Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 20

    Ontario Assembly to Convene Today

    Ontario Assembly to Convene Today
    Today the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada, will convene for the first session of the 41st Parliament. The assembly had Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 567

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
Rank this Week: 223

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 20

    Sanchirico Presents International Tax and Ownership Nationality Today at Northwestern

    Sanchirico Presents International Tax and Ownership Nationality Today at Northwestern
    Chris Sanchirico (Pennsylvania) presents As American as Apple, Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality, 68 Tax L. Rev. ___ (2014), at Northwestern today as part of its Law and Economics Workshop Series organized by Bernard Black:…
  • Oct 20

    Heath Presents Taxation as Collective Consumption Today at McGill

    Heath Presents Taxation as Collective Consumption Today at McGill
    Joseph Heath (Toronto) presents Taxation as Collective Consumption? at McGill today as part of its Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Allison Christians and Daniel Weinstock: Individuals express a surprisingly pervasive…
  • Oct 20

    Dharmapala Presents Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World Today at Loyola-L.A.

    Dharmapala Presents Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World Today at Loyola-L.A.
    Dhammika Dharmapala (Chicago) presents ​Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World at Loyola-L.A. today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series: The tax treatment of interest expenses in a multijurisdictional setting raises…
Rank this Week: 38

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
Rank this Week: 644

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 45

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

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

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 20

    Mean Will

    Mean Will
    While Shakespeare is known for his literary brilliance, his will was a rather mean document. In it, he did not refer to his wife by name and all he bequeathed to her was his “second-best bed.” What kind of message...
  • Oct 20

    Conference on Planning Around Tax Entanglement

    Conference on Planning Around Tax Entanglement
    Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P. is holding the 16th Annual Conference entitled, The Web Our Clients Weave: Strategies for Helping Your Clients Plan Around and, if Necessary, Defend Tax Entanglements, in Dallas,…
  • Oct 20

    Online Estate Planning Tool

    Online Estate Planning Tool
    Many online and computing tools to assist with estate planning exist now. One such product, is the online software portal TOLI Vault, which stores and monitors a range of planning documents, such as insurance policy, will, and trust…
Rank this Week: 59

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Oct 20

    Mesa Power v. Canada NAFTA investor-state arbitration: public viewing of the hearing

    Mesa Power v. Canada NAFTA investor-state arbitration: public viewing of the hearing
    Many of you will be familiar with Mesa Power as the NAFTA case that concerns the local content requirements in Ontario's feed-in-tariff (FIT) programme for renewably generated electricity, which were found to violate WTO rules in the recent…
  • Oct 20

    The Amended COOL Measure Was Not So Cool, a WTO Compliance Panel Said

    The Amended COOL Measure Was Not So Cool, a WTO Compliance Panel Said
    Here is the compliance (DSU Article 21.5) panel report as well as a summary of findings. Overall, the panel followed the Appellate Body’s approach in the original COOL dispute. The panel concluded that the amended COOL measure actually…
  • Oct 17

    Where to publish in international law-a not entirely unbiased pitch for the London Review

    Where to publish in international law-a not entirely unbiased pitch for the London Review
    My co-authors and I are close to signing off on our manuscript analyzing the WTO Seal Products rulings. Coming from the very happy Howse/Langille experience with the Yale Journal of International Law, I think we will again submit to the...
Rank this Week: 221

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Oct 20

    New top Justice in Massachusetts urges repeal of mandatory minimums for low-level drug offender

    New top Justice in Massachusetts urges repeal of mandatory minimums for low-level drug offender
    I just came across this notable Boston Globe article discussing this notable speech delivered late last week by the new Chief Justice of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Here is how the Globe article starts: The head of the state’s…
  • Oct 20

    SCOTUS order list gets week off to exciting start for criminal justice fan

    SCOTUS order list gets week off to exciting start for criminal justice fan
    As reported here and here at SCOTUSblog and here at How Appealing and here at Crime & Consequences, the Supreme Court this morning issued this order list which included one notable GVR and three grants of certiorari. All of this...
  • Oct 20

    "Why Did the Supreme Court Sidestep Sentencing Dispute?"

    "Why Did the Supreme Court Sidestep Sentencing Dispute?"
    The title of this post is not merely the question I had for a few Justices after the denial of cert last week in Jones v. US (lamented here and here), it is also the headline of this new National...
Rank this Week: 145

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/
  • Oct 20

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.20.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.20.14
    * Eric Holder gave millions to Nazis! Or at least that’s how Darrell Issa will put it. But seriously, the Department of Justice has a long-standing policy of allowing Nazi war criminals to collect Social Security payments if they agree…
  • Oct 20

    Join ATL For A Supreme Court Event In D.C.

    Join ATL For A Supreme Court Event In D.C.
    If you'd like to hear two veteran Supreme Court advocates discuss the current SCOTUS Term, we've got a great event for you.
  • Oct 20

    Musical Chairs: A Recent Lateral Partner’s Mysterious Departure

    Musical Chairs: A Recent Lateral Partner’s Mysterious Departure
    Why would a high-profile lateral leave his new firm so quickly and with such little notice?
Rank this Week: 8

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 696

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Oct 20

    GAO: USDA Needs to Tighten Up Salmonella and Campylobacter Standards for Poultry

    GAO: USDA Needs to Tighten Up Salmonella and Campylobacter Standards for Poultry
    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is recommending that the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) take action to reduce pathogen contamination on chicken and turkey products, make sure that…
  • Oct 19

    FDA Warning Letters: Drug Residues, Seafood Processing, Coconut Butter

    FDA Warning Letters: Drug Residues, Seafood Processing, Coconut Butter
    In recently posted U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letters, three producers were cited for holding animals “under conditions that are so inadequate that medicated animals bearing potentially harmful drug residues are…
  • Oct 19

    FDA Seeks to Mesh Public and Private Food Safety Accountability

    FDA Seeks to Mesh Public and Private Food Safety Accountability
    (This article by Tom Karst, national editor of The Packer, was first published Oct. 19, 2014, and is reposted here with his permission.) ANAHEIM, CA—The last word on food safety regulations for the produce industry won’t…
Rank this Week: 93

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Oct 20

    Insufficient Transportation Funding Results in Auto Accident

    Insufficient Transportation Funding Results in Auto Accident
    A new report suggests poor transportation funding in West Texas is linked to high auto accident rates, unsafe driving conditions, and increased traffic congestion.
  • Oct 20

    1 Dead in San Antonio Car Crash

    1 Dead in San Antonio Car Crash
    One person is dead and another has been hospitalized as a result of a auto accident in San Antonio's far West Side.
  • Oct 20

    Toyota Recalls 247,000 Vehicles Equipped with Takata Airbag

    Toyota Recalls 247,000 Vehicles Equipped with Takata Airbag
    Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles equipped with Takata brand airbags due to concerns that the airbags may rupture during deployment, ejecting sharp metal shards.
Rank this Week: 309

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Electronic Recording Update: (Almost) Available In Every Massachusetts Registry of Deed

    Electronic Recording Update: (Almost) Available In Every Massachusetts Registry of Deed
    This is a summary of the Boston Bar Association’s recent seminar, E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion, which I moderated last week. The speakers were: Hugh Fitzpatrick, Esq. Appointed Board Member, Registry of…
  • Oct 15

    Seminar Posting | E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion, Oct. 16

    Seminar Posting | E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion, Oct. 16
    E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Boston Bar Association – 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA Learn about e-recording technology…
  • Oct 10

    Stakes Raised In Real Estate Agent Independent Contractor Case

    Stakes Raised In Real Estate Agent Independent Contractor Case
    SJC To Hear Important Employment Classification Case The critical question of whether real estate agents are governed by the state’s strict independent contractor law is now headed to the Supreme Judicial Court, the highest…
Rank this Week: 614

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Oct 20

    Chronicle article indicts academese

    Chronicle article indicts academese
    A recent Chronicle of Higher Education article is bluntly titled “Why Academics Stink at Writing.” Steven Pinker, a Harvard psychology professor and author of The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st…
  • Oct 15

    Well Thank You, Hein-on-Line!

    Well Thank You, Hein-on-Line!
    Through an agreement with the Library of Congress, the publisher William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has generously allowed the Law Library of Congress to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials from HeinOnline. These titles…
  • Oct 10

    Legal Writing Stars at the SALT Conference

    Legal Writing Stars at the SALT Conference
    The Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) conference has just opened with three legal writing stars. Pictured here are: Linda L. Berger, the Family Foundation Professor of Law at the Univeristy of Nevada at Las Vegas, who is the current...
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Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 20

    Judges in China Are Quitting in Drove

    Judges in China Are Quitting in Drove
    Judges in China are quitting in droves, fed up by heavy caseloads, low professional standards, bad pay and government interference, according to former judges, legal scholars and state media reports.
  • Oct 20

    Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud

    Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud
    Facebook Inc. and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg filed suit against several attorneys Monday, claiming they helped perpetuate a fraud against the social network and its founder.
  • Oct 20

    Supreme Court to Consider Privacy Rights of Hotel

    Supreme Court to Consider Privacy Rights of Hotel
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up the privacy question of whether hotels and motels can be forced to turn over guest records to police without a warrant. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will soon take up the privacy…
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North Carolina Estate Planning…

North Carolina Estate Planning Blog

Covers legal issues relating to wealth transfer, asset preservation, probate, and taxation. By Greg Herman-Giddens of Trust Counsel, P.A.

http://www.ncestateplanningblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Gifting Trends Among Wealthy

    Gifting Trends Among Wealthy
    How and why individuals choose to donate to charities are influenced by several factors. Tax incentives for charitable giving are believed to be driving gifting trends, but there are also personal values and family legacies to consider.…
  • Oct 9

    Same-Sex Marriage Update

    Same-Sex Marriage Update
    On Monday, during its first day in session, the Supreme Court declined to hear seven pending appeals from federal appellate courts regarding same-sex marriage. The denials, which came without comment, mean that there is still no declaration…
  • Sep 10

    Business Succession Options in North Carolina

    Business Succession Options in North Carolina
    Business succession plans address the future growth or disposition of the business upon a planned succession, or the death or incapacitation of the owner. Transitioning a business under these circumstances requires careful review and…
Rank this Week: 655

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
  • Oct 20

    Port Dolphin Energy Requests Additional Time to Construct Onshore Pipeline for Deepwater Port

    Port Dolphin Energy Requests Additional Time to Construct Onshore Pipeline for Deepwater Port
    Port Dolphin Energy LLC (PDE) filed a request with FERC to extend to December 31, 2018 the deadline by which PDE must complete construction and place into service the onshore portion of a pipeline to interconnect with PDE’s proposed…
  • Oct 17

    NextDecade Expects to File for FERC Pre-Filing Review in January 2015

    NextDecade Expects to File for FERC Pre-Filing Review in January 2015
    The Brownsville Herald reports that NextDecade expects to file a request in January 2015 to begin FERC’s pre-filing environmental review process for a proposed LNG export terminal at the Port of Brownsville, Texas.  The pre-filing…
  • Oct 17

    Freeport LNG Receives Authorization to Begin Construction

    Freeport LNG Receives Authorization to Begin Construction
    FERC issued an order today granting Freeport LNG authority to commence construction of its LNG export terminal project near Quintana Island, Brazoria County, Texas.  The order authorizes construction of the Pretreatment Plant, the…
Rank this Week: 74

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 494

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: 207

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Synergies, Partnerships, etc, etc

    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Synergies, Partnerships, etc, etc
    Juris Diversitas has some big news ahead about our publications, our 2015 conference, etc, etc. But we've also been thinking about how we might work with others on common themes and goals in the future.If you're interested in…
  • Oct 20

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Commission on Legal Pluralism Conference 14-16 December 2015

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Commission on Legal Pluralism Conference 14-16 December 2015
    Call for panel and roundtable proposalsMumbai Conference 2015Location: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), BombayDates: 14-16 December 2015In the last decades legal pluralism as a field of research and study has matured across different…
  • Oct 20

    WORKSHOP: 'The History and Theory of Treaty-Making with Indigenous Peoples'

    WORKSHOP: 'The History and Theory of Treaty-Making with Indigenous Peoples'
    The History and Theory of Treaty-Making with Indigenous Peoples22 October 2014 - 3:00-6:30pm Room 313, Law Building, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NSHosted by the Centre for Law and…
Rank this Week: 446

Harvard JD Admissions

Harvard JD Admissions

The Official JD Admissions Blog at Harvard Law School.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/admissions
  • Oct 20

    Inside the Black Box 1: The Admissions Team

    Inside the Black Box 1: The Admissions Team
    This post is the first in a series that will help to demystify the black box of HLS Admissions. To begin with, we would like to reintroduce you to our admissions team. Get to know our staff members, in their own words, below. Jessica Soban is…
  • Sep 15

    Our Application is Live!

    Our Application is Live!
    Hello again! The admissions season has officially begun! To get you started, here are some resources to help you as you apply. Your best source of information over the coming months will be our website. It contains information on…
  • Sep 11

    Get to Know the Class of 2017

    Get to Know the Class of 2017
    Hello everyone! We recently welcomed our 1L class onto campus, and our students are already busy immersing themselves into life at HLS. For those of you preparing to apply this year, take a moment to get to know…
Rank this Week: 443

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/
  • Oct 20

    Sweeping Claims and Casual Legal Analysis in the Latest U.N. Mass Surveillance Report

    Sweeping Claims and Casual Legal Analysis in the Latest U.N. Mass Surveillance Report
    U.N. Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson’s report on “mass surveillance” may signal increasing conflict between the US and world bodies on surveillance issues.  The U.N. report makes sweeping normative claims but fails to…
  • Oct 20

    Pushing The Limits of Treaty Latitude?

    Pushing The Limits of Treaty Latitude?
    Suppose the United States government helps to negotiate, and subsequently champions, certain framework treaties–ones justly viewed as imposing significant constraints on all signatories. Down the road, the United States occasionally…
  • Oct 20

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    The US-led coalition fighting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) launched new airstrikes in Kobani, a Syrian town along the Syrian-Turkish border. Reuters reports on the airstrikes. CNN reports that at least 70 ISIS…
Rank this Week: 128

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
Rank this Week: 203

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: 290

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/
  • Oct 20

    Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant

    Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Los Angeles v. Patel: (1) Whether facial challenges to ordinances and statutes are permitted under the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether a hotel has an expectation of privacy…
  • Oct 19

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 356 A 'Holocaust in Slow Motion?' America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of Discretion Mark William Osler and Mark W. Bennett…
  • Oct 19

    "Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Stevens"

    "Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Stevens"
    Ellen Podgor has this post at White Collar Crime Prof Blog praising the book. In part: Discovery in a criminal case is incredibly important, and this book emphasizes its importance in the criminal justice system and to society. In white...
Rank this Week: 182

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Monday miscellany

    Monday miscellany
    It is with sadness that the IPKat records the death of Peter Low. Peter, a European and UK patent attorney with Wilson, Gunn M'Caw till his retirement in 1997, has the unenviable record of having given tutorials for the UK patent attorney…
  • Oct 20

    Online enforcement "has a colour and a name": blocking injunctions - A closer look at the Cartier judgment

    Online enforcement "has a colour and a name": blocking injunctions - A closer look at the Cartier judgment
    Typical moment outside the Rolls Building last FridayAs Jeremy announced with a breaking news post, last Friday Arnold J issued his 266-paragraph judgment in Cartier and Others v BskyB and Others, a case concerning the possibility of…
  • Oct 20

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week
    Is it really sixteen weeks since our good friend and fellow blogger Alberto Bellan commenced this series of round-ups of the previous week's IPKat blogposts? It is indeed, and our Kat-stats show that, in some cases, the number of people…
Rank this Week: 88