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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: 915

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: 439

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 29

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License
    In order to even begin the process of trying to win back your Michigan driver's license (or the clearance of a Michigan hold on your driving record, if you now live out of state), you must be legally eligible to...
  • May 25

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case
    If you're facing a 3rd offense drunk driving charge anywhere in Michigan, then you already know it's a felony. In this article, I want to avoid all the scare tactics and make clear that, in most cases, and with proper...
  • May 22

    What you need to win your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case

    What you need to win your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case
    I have posted over 283 articles about the driver's license restoration and clearance process; that's a lot of information. Yet for everything I have written, both on my blog and on my website, there is one fact - one single...
Rank this Week: 457

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 41

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

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 279

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 23

    Second Circuit Clerk's Office, once again, has issues with keeping "under seal" opinion under seal

    Second Circuit Clerk's Office, once again, has issues with keeping "under seal" opinion under seal
    Second Circuit Clerk's Office, once again, has issues with keeping "under seal" opinion under seal: Nearly eight years ago, I was involved in one such incident, detailed here, here, and here. Something similar happened once again yesterday.…
  • May 23

    "Non-profit brings voting rights campaign to V.I."

    "Non-profit brings voting rights campaign to V.I."
    "Non-profit brings voting rights campaign to V.I." Today's edition of The Virgin Islands Daily News contains an article that begins, "Quirks of federal law and a century-old U.S. Supreme Court ruling about the shipment of oranges keep…
  • May 23

    "In new open records case, Thomas Woznicki invokes 'the Woznicki rule'"

    "In new open records case, Thomas Woznicki invokes 'the Woznicki rule'"
    "In new open records case, Thomas Woznicki invokes 'the Woznicki rule'": Bruce Vielmetti has this front page article in today's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Rank this Week: 36

Patent Prospector

Patent Prospector

Offers an open forum for patent practitioners. Sponsored by Patent Hawk.

http://www.patenthawk.com/blog/
  • May 23

    No Way For Mean

    No Way For Mean
    The incompetence of the patent office was demonstrated with 5,663,757, which EON asserted against 17 defendants. '757 survived two reexaminations. Then the district court found the patent indefinite for eight different means claim elements…
  • May 23

    Personal

    Personal
    Fenner Investments sued Verizon Wireless for infringing 5,561,706, which claimed locating and tracking "personal identification numbers." Claim construction of "personal identification numbers" as being personal led to stipulation of…
  • Apr 27

    Elevator Music

    Elevator Music
    Info-Hold sued Muzak and Applied Media Technologies for infringing 5,991,374, which claims playing the music ubiquitously found in commercial establishments. Ohio district court judge Timothy S. Black demonstrated bias towards Muzak in his…
Rank this Week: 825

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • May 23

    Influence of Renewable Transition on Oil Price

    Influence of Renewable Transition on Oil Price
    That’s a question Zachary Shahan just discussed on Cleantechnica under the headline “What Are Clean Energy & Energy Efficiency Doing To Oil Prices?” I just entered the following comment to that: All things equal, more…
  • May 22

    Quantitative Restrictions for EU Oil Import

    Quantitative Restrictions for EU Oil Import
    The EU Emission Trade System sets a cap on CO2 emissions. That cap is reduced by 1.74% each year (Article 9 of Directive 2003/87). There is no equivalent cap on EU oil imports. Let’s imagine for a moment that such a cap would be…
  • May 19

    Relaunch of Lenz Blog

    Relaunch of Lenz Blog
    Some hackers were able to insert a spam link into the header of this blog. Two of my readers kindly informed me by mail of that fact. I have installed a new version of the latest WordPress software from scratch. I hope this solves this…
Rank this Week: 734

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/
  • May 23

    Parkinson on Endogenous Deterrence Cost

    Parkinson on Endogenous Deterrence Cost
    Alex Parkinson has posted Endogenous Deterrence Costs on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is an optimal rate at which actors that indisputably break the law will be detected, prosecuted, and punished. Legal regimes optimize deterrence by…
  • May 22

    Kolber on The Limited Right to Alter Memory

    Kolber on The Limited Right to Alter Memory
    Adam J. Kolber (Brooklyn Law School) has posted The Limited Right to Alter Memory (Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 40, p. 658 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We like to think we own our memories: if technology someday...
  • May 21

    Dancig-Rosenberg & Bendor on Unconstitutional Criminalization

    Dancig-Rosenberg & Bendor on Unconstitutional Criminalization
    Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg and Ariel L. Bendor (Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law) have posted Unconstitutional Criminalization on SSRN. Here is the abstract: May criminalization constitute a violation…
Rank this Week: 109

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 23

    Information Retrieval with Verbose Querie

    Information Retrieval with Verbose Querie
    Information Retrieval with Verbose Queries – Manish Gupta and Michael Bendersky, March 2015. “Recently, the focus of many novel search applications shifted from short keyword queries to verbose natural language queries. Examples…
  • May 23

    Children’s Rights Under Regional Human Rights Law – A Tale of Harmonisation?

    Children’s Rights Under Regional Human Rights Law – A Tale of Harmonisation?
    Nolan, Aoife and Kilkelly, Ursula, Children’s Rights Under Regional Human Rights Law – A Tale of Harmonisation? (May 19, 2015). Due to appear in Buckley, Donald and Leach (eds), Harmonisation of International Human Rights Law…
  • May 23

    Human Rights Perspective on U.S. Courts and the Constitutional Regulation of Internet

    Human Rights Perspective on U.S. Courts and the Constitutional Regulation of Internet
    Land, Molly K., A Human Rights Perspective on U.S. Courts and the Constitutional Regulation of the Internet (May 20, 2015). Forthcoming in INTERNET LAW, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, AND CONSTITUTIONAL ADJUDICATION (Graziella Romeo & Oreste…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • May 23

    Lauren Willis Article on the CFPB and Consumer Comprehension

    Lauren Willis Article on the CFPB and Consumer Comprehension
    Lauren E. Willis of Loyola Los Angeles has written what looks like another important article, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Quest for Consumer Comprehension. Here is the abstract: To ensure that consumers “understand…
  • May 22

    Another Important Win for Online Free Speech: Even Good Groups Bring Oppressive Trademark Lawsuit

    Another Important Win for Online Free Speech: Even Good Groups Bring Oppressive Trademark Lawsuit
    The Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has issued an important decision at the intersection of First Amendment and trademark law, marking the second time in two days that free speech has triumphed over expansive intellectual property…
  • May 22

    FTC halts debt collection operations for threatening and deceiving consumers via text

    FTC halts debt collection operations for threatening and deceiving consumers via text
    According to the Federal Trade Commission, federal courts in New York and Georgia, acting on an FTC motion, have temporarily halted three debt collection operations that the FTC alleges have violated federal law by threatening and deceiving…
Rank this Week: 153

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 473

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
Rank this Week: 116

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 23

    Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage by national referendum

    Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage by national referendum
    [JURIST] On Saturday Ireland became the first country to legalize [USA Today] same-sex marriage by national referendum. The results showed that 62.1% of voters were in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. The traditionally conservative…
  • May 23

    HRW concerned by EU naval operation targeting sea smuggling boat

    HRW concerned by EU naval operation targeting sea smuggling boat
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Thursday expressed concern [press release] over the human rights issues raised by EUNAVFOR MED, an EU implemented naval operation to identify, capture and destroy boats used by smugglers…
  • May 23

    UN: Global cooperation needed to address illicit trade of small arm

    UN: Global cooperation needed to address illicit trade of small arm
    [JURIST] The United Nations Security Council [official website] on Saturday adopted [press release] a resolution which encourages increased cooperation in preventing the “illicit transfer, destabilizing, accumulation and misuse”…
Rank this Week: 11

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

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Apple's US patent application 20150141083 titled HOTSPOT DEVICE

    Apple's US patent application 20150141083 titled HOTSPOT DEVICE
    The first published claim of Apple's application titled --HOTSPOT DEVICE -- isA wireless device for communicating with a portable computing device comprising: a first portion including: a main logic board; an antenna electromagnetically…
  • May 23

    Garfum drops case against BytePhoto

    Garfum drops case against BytePhoto
    Infozine reported of the dropped patent infringement case:But after all the briefing had been completed and just one day after the court scheduled a hearing on the motion to dismiss, Garfum capitulated: it dropped its case with a promise not…
  • May 22

    Google's anthropormorphic device described in application 20150138333

    Google's anthropormorphic device described in application 20150138333
    The first claim is directed to a METHOD in which an anthropormorphic device (not a human) is detecting a social cue:A method comprising: an anthropomorphic device detecting a social cue, wherein the anthropomorphic device includes a camera…
Rank this Week: 66

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 1

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?
    Today in New Jersey, David Wildstein entered a guilty plea and indictments against Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were unsealed.  This left most people wondering, well what about Chris Christie?  At least some were expecting that he…
  • Apr 1

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey
    Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been accused with trading trading political help for assorted benefits from a Florida eye doctor. The opthalmologist, Dr. Salomon Melgen, allegedly bestowed campaign contributions, plane rides and gifts…
Rank this Week: 689

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    National Post Interview With Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin

    National Post Interview With Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin
    The National Post has published a lengthy article based on an exclusive interview with Beverley McLachlin, Chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.It goes over her philosophy of judicial review, the Court's evolution since the…
  • May 21

    Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    Members of the public have until Friday, June 5 at 11:59 p.m. to vote online for the winner of the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.The prize, which is sponsored by ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law, is intended…
  • May 20

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Jenny Gesley,…
Rank this Week: 764

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • May 23

    Where do you find niche areas for legal blog and business?

    Where do you find niche areas for legal blog and business?
    I was scrolling through my RSS feeds this afternoon and noticed the headline “Plaintiff’s lawyers take a liking to employee defamation claims.” The Recorder’s Marissa Kendall (@marisakendall) was reporting on a growth…
  • May 22

    Could Facebook become a model for legal citations?

    Could Facebook become a model for legal citations?
    John Barker (@contentbarker), Vice President of Strategy & Competitive Intelligence for Wolters Kluwer, asked this week, “What Can Legal Citators Learn from Facebook?“ Barker’s point being that social…
  • May 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Airborne Norovirus, In-Store Tracking, Banks Busted

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Airborne Norovirus, In-Store Tracking, Banks Busted
    It’s time to wrap things up and head out just a little early in the long weekend. Before you do, we of course have today’s Top 10—where Jared Klaus writes up the DOJ’s charges against a number of global banks and…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • May 23

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "In Defense of Plural Marriage" by Den Otter

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "In Defense of Plural Marriage" by Den Otter
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends In Defense of Plural Marriage by Ronald C. Den Otter. Here is a description: With over half of Americans now in favor of marriage equality, it is clear that societal norms of marriage are being...
  • May 23

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Pragmatism Rules" by Porter

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Pragmatism Rules" by Porter
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Pragmatism Rules by Elizabeth G. Porter. Here is the abstract: The Roberts Court’s decisions interpreting the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are reshaping the litigation landscape. Yet neither…
  • May 22

    Kochan on Economics-Based Environmentalism

    Kochan on Economics-Based Environmentalism
    Donald J. Kochan (Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law) has posted Economics-Based Environmentalism in the Fourth Generation of Environmental Law (21 (University of Missouri) Journal of Environmental & Sustainability Law…
Rank this Week: 30

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)
    Page 127 683 N.Y.S.2d 127 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 12,018 Benita Nicasio MORALES, Respondent, v. COUNTY OF NASSAU, Appellant. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dec. 31, 1998. Page 128 Devitt, Spellman, Barrett, Callahan, Leyden…
  • May 23

    New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission ("TLC")

    New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission ("TLC")
    amount for the house, by about $12,000 because of a downturn in the real estate market caused by a conservative economy and the unwillingness of buyers to make deals. Plaintiff's argument for a later valuation date is premised on...
  • May 22

    New York City Housing Authority ...cont

    New York City Housing Authority ...cont
    CPLR §3001 provides that the "Supreme Court may render a declaratory judgment having the effect of a final judgment as to the rights and other legal relations of the parties to a justiciable controversy whether or not further relief...
Rank this Week: 597

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 23

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference
    For those of you in the Washington, D.C. area June 1-2, the American Red Cross will be hosting a 2-day conference entitled Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers addressing emerging frontiers of humanitarian action, including service to…
  • May 20

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law
    In an article in the most recent volume of the Virginia Journal of International Law (http://www.vjil.org/articles/when-are-international-crimes-just-cause-for-war), I explore the relationship between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)…
  • May 20

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome back previous IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman. Meg is associate professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she teaches criminal law,…
Rank this Week: 33

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • May 23

    Call For Papers - AALS Section on Law & Mental Disability

    Call For Papers - AALS Section on Law & Mental Disability
    AALS Sections on Law and Mental Disability and Disability Law (co-sponsor) Call for Papers/Presentations for 2016 Annual Meeting Call for papers and presentations, up to 2 papers to be published: The AALS Section on Law and Mental Disability…
  • May 23

    Call for papers for the section on Law, Medicine, and Health Care session at the 2016 AALS meeting

    Call for papers for the section on Law, Medicine, and Health Care session at the 2016 AALS meeting
    I'd hoped by now that King v. Burwell, argued March 4, would have been decided by now (but unsurprisingly it has not). Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center was decided in late March. InArmstrong, the Court rejected the 9th Circuit's…
  • Apr 10

    'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    This week we are joined by Mark Rothstein, the Herbert F. Boehl Chair of Law and Medicine and the Founding Director of the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy and Law at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. One of...
Rank this Week: 384

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/
  • May 23

    Preclusion, ascertainability, and civil rights classe

    Preclusion, ascertainability, and civil rights classe
    On this post about class certification in the Alabama marriage litigation, commenter "Hash" began an exchange about the scope of that class, whether it was properly defined, whether it was "ascertainable," and whether it…
  • May 22

    Fourth Circuit Highlights Circuit Spit on Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims in Employment Case

    Fourth Circuit Highlights Circuit Spit on Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims in Employment Case
    In Foster v. Univ. of Md.-E. Shore, No. 14-1073 (4th Cir. May 21, 2015), the Fourth Circuit identified a circuit split on the applicability of the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting paradigm for cases alleging Title VII retaliatory action in…
  • May 21

    Class certifcation in Alabama SSM litigation

    Class certifcation in Alabama SSM litigation
    Judge Callie Granade of the Southern District of Alabama took a giant step towards establishing marriage equality throughout Alabama. Judge Granade finally granted the motion for class certification in Strawser. She certified a plaintiff…
Rank this Week: 44

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • May 23

    Conference on Extraterritorial Application of EU Law 18-19 June (Vigo, Spain)

    Conference on Extraterritorial Application of EU Law 18-19 June (Vigo, Spain)
    The Spanish Association of Professors of International Law and International Relations is hosting a conference on The Extraterritorial Application of EU Law in Vigo (Spain) the 18th and 19th of June 2015. The conference is structured in 8…
  • May 22

    2nd Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture and Kosmos-Dialogue

    2nd Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture and Kosmos-Dialogue
    On June 1, 2015, the Yale – Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture will be held for the second time at Humboldt-University Berlin. In this annual lecture series, up to three scholars from Yale Law School  and other leading US-Law Schools…
  • May 22

    Journal of Private International Law 10th Anniversary Conference: 3-5 September 2015

    Journal of Private International Law 10th Anniversary Conference: 3-5 September 2015
    This conference, the next in a series that has featured Madrid (2013), Milan (2011), New York (2009), Birmingham (2007) and Aberdeen (2005), will be held in Cambridge, England at the University of Cambridge.  As in the past, it…
Rank this Week: 29

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 68

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 23

    Job Opportunity with the Vera Institute for Justice

    Job Opportunity with the Vera Institute for Justice
    The Vera Institute of Justice is looking to hire a Senior Program Associate for its New York City office. The Senior Program Associate will work on the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), which informs detained immigrants about their rights, and…
  • May 23

    From the Bookshelves: Immigration Law & the Military, 2nd Edition by Margaret D. Stock

    From the Bookshelves: Immigration Law & the Military, 2nd Edition by Margaret D. Stock
    Immigration Law & the Military, 2nd Edition by Margaret D. Stock Immigration Law & the Military addresses immigration issues encountered by: Noncitizens serving on active duty Noncitizens affected by disciplinary and court martial…
  • May 22

    Proposed Bill: Inadmissible Due to Pregnancy

    Proposed Bill: Inadmissible Due to Pregnancy
    We have blogged before about what some have called maternity tourism - the issue of non-citizen women entering the United States and giving birth in the United States. Another article about this issue was featured in the Huffington Post…
Rank this Week: 49

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 23

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    New University Of Texas President Rejects 'Vulgar' Salary Slurped Up By His Counterparts At Other Colleges 75% Of Charleston Faculty Put Their Jobs On The Line, Blast Law School's Management Yelp Law School Rankings After 16%-20% Enrollment…
  • May 23

    WSJ: Tax Court OKs Use Of Crummey Trust To Give $1.6 Million Tax-Free To 60 Beneficiaries, Despite No-Contest Clause

    WSJ: Tax Court OKs Use Of Crummey Trust To Give $1.6 Million Tax-Free To 60 Beneficiaries, Despite No-Contest Clause
    Following up on last week's post, Tax Court Approves Crummey Trust With 60 Beneficiaries, Despite Religious Arbitration Clause: Wall Street Journal Tax Report, A Way to Make Big Gifts to Family Without Tax: The Tax Court Cleared a Couple’s…
  • May 23

    Robert De Niro to NYU Grads: ‘You’re F—ked'

    Robert De Niro to NYU Grads: ‘You’re F—ked'
    New York Post Page Six, Robert De Niro to NYU Grads: ‘You’re F—ked’: Hollywood heavyweight Robert De Niro delivered a heavy dose of reality to graduates of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts — telling them, “You made…
Rank this Week: 45

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/
  • May 23

    Report on Home & Community Based Services and Support

    Report on Home & Community Based Services and Support
    The GAO has issued a new report on how Home & Community Based Services & Supports are delivered. Older Adults Federal Strategy Needed to Help Ensure Efficient and Effective Delivery of Home and Community-Based Services and Supports is…
  • May 22

    More on "Right to Try" Law

    More on "Right to Try" Law
    Professor Rebecca Dresser has written a column on "right to try" laws. "Right to Try" Laws: The Gap between Experts and Advocates was published in the May-June 2015 Hastings Center Report. The abstract for the column…
  • May 22

    Removal of Private Guardian Is Latest News in Challenge to Nevada Elder Guardianship

    Removal of Private Guardian Is Latest News in Challenge to Nevada Elder Guardianship
    As we described last month, Nevada is one of the states facing serious "elder guardianship" concerns, and specifically concerns about court-appointed, fee-paid private guardians. This week, a Nevada court removed a guardian in one…
Rank this Week: 374

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/
  • May 23

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #124: The Modi Government in India Turns One

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #124: The Modi Government in India Turns One
    Last May, the Bharatiya Janata Party won the first majority government in India in 25 years, giving newly minted Prime Minister Narendra Modi a broad mandate to initiate much needed reforms in the country. The question is, how is Modi…
  • May 23

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    As the battle over the USA Freedom Act heated up in the Senate, Harley Geiger of the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) outlined just how much would a sunset of Section 215 change the surveillance debate. Later, Cody informed us…
  • May 22

    An Approach to Ameliorating Press-IC Tensions Over Classified Information

    An Approach to Ameliorating Press-IC Tensions Over Classified Information
    I’ve been thinking about the exchange over the past couple of weeks—much of which took place on Lawfare—between the New York Times and the intelligence community over the naming of CIA undercover officers in a…
Rank this Week: 75

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 625

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • May 23

    The Ken vs Vox Day Slap Fight

    The Ken vs Vox Day Slap Fight
    My wrong prediction The other day my friend Ken asked me (and the other Popehat contributors) for feedback on his idea of blogging about his depression. He specifically wondered if various folks on the net would attack him for it. I'm not a…
  • May 21

    Happy To Be Here

    Happy To Be Here
    The first thing you need to know about secure psychiatric facilities is that their bathrooms smell strongly of pee. That may not seem remarkable to you. Many bathrooms smell of pee. But the facility in which I was a guest this time last year…
  • May 19

    How To Spot And Critique Censorship Tropes In The Media's Coverage Of Free Speech Controversie

    How To Spot And Critique Censorship Tropes In The Media's Coverage Of Free Speech Controversie
    American journalists and pundits rely upon vigorous free speech, but are not reliable supporters of it. They both instruct and reflect their fickle audience. It's easy to spot overt calls for censorship from the commentariat. Those have…
Rank this Week: 269

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/
  • May 23

    Monkey Business Leads To Proposed Disbarment

    Monkey Business Leads To Proposed Disbarment
    An attorney who had misappropriated funds from beneficiaries of the estate of Chico Marx should be disbarred, according to a recent unpublished recommendation of the California State Bar Court Review Department. [The] misconduct arose out of…
  • May 23

    False Tales Of Woe Lead To Consent Disbarment

    False Tales Of Woe Lead To Consent Disbarment
    An Illinois attorney has filed a motion for disbarment by consent on the following admitted facts In 2011, Respondent represented Staples the Office Superstore East (a subsidiary of Staples, Inc.; hereafter, "Staples"), the…
  • May 22

    Mississippi Supremes Call For Truce In Judge-Public Defender War

    Mississippi Supremes Call For Truce In Judge-Public Defender War
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has held that a Hinds County judge did not have the authority to prohibit a public defender from practice before the court on grounds of alleged general lack of competence. Rather, such a determination is the...
Rank this Week: 252

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • May 23

    Nortel: More Universalist Than Not

    Nortel: More Universalist Than Not
    The Canadian and US courts have now ruled in the Nortel case. (Disclosure: I served as an expert for the UK pension interests in the case.) The case was already incredibly important because of an agreement among the parties to...
  • May 18

    Postpetition Wages Held by Chapter 13 Trustee Belong to Debtor Upon Conversion

    Postpetition Wages Held by Chapter 13 Trustee Belong to Debtor Upon Conversion
    In case you haven't seen it, the SCOTUS issued its unanimous opinion in Harris today, holding that postpetition wages held by the Chapter 13 trustee at the time a case is converted to Chapter 7 must be returned to the...
  • May 18

    Shareholders in Chapter 11 Case

    Shareholders in Chapter 11 Case
    Now up on Dealb%k.
Rank this Week: 274

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 23

    New York Woman Will Leave $200,000 to Her Pet

    New York Woman Will Leave $200,000 to Her Pet
    Rose Ann Bolasny has decided that after her death she will leave $200 thousand from her estate to her pet Maltese, Bella Mia. When Rose Ann eventually passes away Bella Mia is set to inherit her “Florida vacation home; the...
  • May 23

    HRSA Publishes Final Rule Implementing HOPE Act

    HRSA Publishes Final Rule Implementing HOPE Act
    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has recently published a final rule concerning the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (HOPE Act). The act will modify the standards used by the Organ Procurement Transplantation Network…
  • May 23

    Power of Attorney Never An Automatic Authorization For Self Dealing

    Power of Attorney Never An Automatic Authorization For Self Dealing
    Many people have a fundamental misunderstanding of what actions are authorized with power of attorney. Self dealing is the most common result of this misunderstanding and prompts many people to alter estate distributions to better suit their…
Rank this Week: 60

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Australia: Adopt New Strategy to End Death Penalty Abroad

    Australia: Adopt New Strategy to End Death Penalty Abroad
    Source: Human Rights Watch (20 May 2015)http://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/20/australia-adopt-new-strategy-end-death-penalty-abroadFollowing the executions of Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in Indonesia, the Australian government…
  • May 23

    Comparative Executive Clemency The Prerogative of Mercy in the Commonwealth (New Book)

    Comparative Executive Clemency The Prerogative of Mercy in the Commonwealth (New Book)
    Author: Andrew NovakPublisher: Routledge Publication date: September 15th 2015http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/search/author/andrew_novak/Abstract:This book provides a comparative constitutional analysis of executive clemency, with a…
  • May 23

    At least 17 Australians jailed around the world could face death penalty

    At least 17 Australians jailed around the world could face death penalty
    Source: The Guardian (30 April 2015)http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/30/at-least-17-australians-jailed-around-the-world-could-face-death-penaltyAs Australia reacts to Indonesia's execution of two citizens, Andrew Chan and Myuran…
Rank this Week: 480

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    Alleged Florida Drunk Driver Texts Minutes Before Fatal Crash

    Alleged Florida Drunk Driver Texts Minutes Before Fatal Crash
    In the days before she was involved in a fatal crash in South Florida, the 22-year-old woman sent a lot of text messages. They included coordinating plans to go to the beach with friends. One exchange centered on different hairstyles she was…
  • May 21

    Kelly v. State Farm – Bad Faith Auto Insurance Claim

    Kelly v. State Farm – Bad Faith Auto Insurance Claim
    When it comes to auto accidents, insurance companies are notorious for being difficult. We work aggressively on behalf of our clients to negotiate reasonable settlement agreements with insurance companies attempting at every turn to mitigate…
  • May 20

    Amtrak Crash: Train Took Sharp Curve at 100 mph

    Amtrak Crash: Train Took Sharp Curve at 100 mph
    Investigators have launched a full-scale investigation into a horrific Amtrak train crash in Pennsylvania in which a passenger train derailed, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 200. While an official report is not likely to…
Rank this Week: 705

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • May 23

    Should Classrooms Be Segregated by Race and Gender, As Anita Sarkeesian Suggest

    Should Classrooms Be Segregated by Race and Gender, As Anita Sarkeesian Suggest
    Thought leader Anita Sarkessian was asked a question about segregation. Namely: "'Study Shows Single Sex Schools Negative' I'm not sure how I feel about this. What are your thoughts on this study?" Ms. Sarkeesian responded:…
  • May 23

    The Journalist's Guide to Fact-Checking a GamerGate Story

    The Journalist's Guide to Fact-Checking a GamerGate Story
    Recently a woman named Brianna Wu, who made $13,000 a month on Patreon for doing nothing, wrote an article claiming #GamerGate made death threats against her. She claimed no prosecutor cared about her story, because misogyny. Several…
  • May 21

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?
    People constantly try pinning down my views on race, much to their frustration. I have spent more time representing black men pro bono than any of my social justice warrior critics. Blacks are treated differently by police, and this is such a…
Rank this Week: 229

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 23

    Brad Pitt options book on Chevron/Ecuador case

    Brad Pitt options book on Chevron/Ecuador case
    “Brad Pitt’s production company has edged out George Clooney’s to win the film rights to a book about the epic, fraud-marred Ecuadorian environmental suit against Chevron, according to two sources with indirect knowledge of…
  • May 22

    Why would the IRS be outsourcing tax audits to a private law firm?

    Why would the IRS be outsourcing tax audits to a private law firm?
    Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to know why the Internal Revenue Service has hired Quinn Emanuel to assist in auditing Microsoft, with the power to compel sworn testimony [Sean Hackbarth, Institute for Legal Reform] For a sampling of the complications…
  • May 21

    “Netflix for vinyl” meets a legal stumbling block

    “Netflix for vinyl” meets a legal stumbling block
    There was much excitement about a “Netflix for vinyl” that would send music-minded subscribers a curated surprise selection of records they could listen to, then send back at their leisure for a new set of unexpected picks. No one…
Rank this Week: 20

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 401

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 23

    Housing and immigration. Bombshells and bombast

    Housing and immigration. Bombshells and bombast
    In a speech timed to hide the release of the latest figures on net migration, the Prime Minister made an assortment of announcements on forthcoming policies. The part that concern us here, went as follows: There are other ways we can identify…
  • May 21

    What’s the Din? The Supremes’ Cut

    What’s the Din? The Supremes’ Cut
    Haile v Waltham Forest LBC [2015] UKSC 34 is the second of the triptych of cases which are before the UKSC (We have yet to have the outcome of the third one, the eligibility appeals in Samin/Mirga).  The first, Johnson/Hotak/Kanu,…
  • May 19

    Two Job Ad

    Two Job Ad
    Two job ads Lester Morrill Solicitors Assistant Solicitor, 2-4 PQE, with expertise in Housing Law to conduct a mixed caseload of Legal Aid and privately funded work within the firm’s Social Welfare Law department. Caseload includes work…
Rank this Week: 315

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 16