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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public 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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
Rank this Week: 172

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 31

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has put out a report assessing the definition of who qualifies as an accredited investor. The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act mandates that this definition be reevaluated every four years. Accredited…
  • Dec 29

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case
    Commerzbank is suing Wells Fargo (WFC) for losses sustained on failed mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The German finance firm claims the California lending giant did not properly supervise MBS during the housing bubble, which Commerzbank…
  • Jan 31

    Senator Warren Accuses the SEC of Poor Enforcement

    Senator Warren Accuses the SEC of Poor Enforcement
    U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has issued a report in which she claims that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice have been doing a poor job on enforcement when it comes to going after companies and…
Rank this Week: 541

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

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

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Jan 29

    Hedge Fund Manager to Repay Investors $2.87M for Losse

    Hedge Fund Manager to Repay Investors $2.87M for Losse
    QED Benchmark Management LLC and its hedge fund manager Peter Kuperman will resolve U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges accusing them of misleading investors about the QED Benchmark LP hedge fund’s historical performance and…
Rank this Week: 335

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Feb 7

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 526 The Extraordinary Trajectory of Griffin v. California: The Aftermath of Playing Fifty Years of Scrabble with the Fifth Amendment James J. Duane Regent University - School…
  • Feb 6

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 251 The Insanity Defense: Nine Myths that Will Not Go Away Michael L. Perlin New York Law School Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2016 2 179 The Constitution...
  • Feb 5

    Chapman & MacLean on Sexsomnia

    Chapman & MacLean on Sexsomnia
    Frances E. Chapman and Jason MacLean (Lakehead University - Faculty of Law and Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law) have posted Parasomnia, Sexsomnia, and Automatism in R. v. Hartman ((2015) 21 Criminal Reports 299) on SSRN. Here…
Rank this Week: 110

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

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Feb 7

    Activist Investors Betting On Bank Merger

    Activist Investors Betting On Bank Merger
    It appears that "activist" investors are turning to banks because they, like many of the rest of us close to the banking sector, think that there will be continued consolidation of the banking industry in the U.S., and what…
  • Jan 31

    De Novo Deep Freeze Thawing? Not So Fast!

    De Novo Deep Freeze Thawing? Not So Fast!
    Although SNL's Nathan Stovall tantalizes readers with the headline "De novo market could be warming up," I think that--reading between the lines--the De Novo Deep Freeze of the past 8 years is not going to be thawing this year.…
  • Jan 24

    Yes, Virginia, There Is A Regulatory Burden On Small Bank

    Yes, Virginia, There Is A Regulatory Burden On Small Bank
    Preston Ash of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, sent me (on New Years Eve, no less) an article co-authored by Preston and Christoffer Koch and Thoma F. Siems of the Dallas Fed, entitled "Too Small to Succeed?--Community Banks in...
Rank this Week: 444

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Feb 7

    University of Wyoming study illustrates how land use planning in the WUI dramatically affects wildfire cost

    University of Wyoming study illustrates how land use planning in the WUI dramatically affects wildfire cost
    A new report out from researchers at the University of Wyoming illustrates the role land use planning plays in wildfire costs. From the press release: According to the report, available from UW Extension at www.bit.ly/Firedevelopmentcost, the…
  • Feb 5

    Malheur Occupation/Sagebrush Rebellion Continue

    Malheur Occupation/Sagebrush Rebellion Continue
    When Stephen Miller blogged a week ago about the implications of the occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, it seemed like things were winding to a close. Ammon Bundy and the other organizers had been arrested and...
  • Feb 4

    They're making a movie about Jane Jacob

    They're making a movie about Jane Jacob
    It's called A Matter of Death and Life: A Movie about Cities through the Lens of Jane Jacobs. Apparently there was a screening in LA last week. Probably out soon. Here is how the film describes itself: Fifty years ago,...
Rank this Week: 563

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 291

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 502

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 38

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 7

    Impaired drivers responsible for fatal accidents on state's road

    Impaired drivers responsible for fatal accidents on state's road
    Seeing a driver who is clearly in some way impaired is one of the most frightening experiences you can have while traveling on a Pennsylvania roadway. To drive safely, a motorist must have full possession of his or her faculties....
  • Jan 28

    How can I maintain a motorcycle during the winter?

    How can I maintain a motorcycle during the winter?
    The recent blustery and snowy weather has created conditions that are far from ideal for motorcycle riding. As long as the temperatures are low, and there exists a chance for precipitation, riders would be well advised to keep their…
  • Jan 21

    Gun owners may be held liable for failure to secure firearm

    Gun owners may be held liable for failure to secure firearm
    In the United States, gun ownership has become a hot topic over the last several years. While some people believe that limitations on gun ownership should be minimal, others would like to see very stringent gun laws. This impasse is...
Rank this Week: 648

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Feb 7

    "AG Kane slams appointment of mediator in Porngate case"

    "AG Kane slams appointment of mediator in Porngate case"
    "AG Kane slams appointment of mediator in Porngate case": Mark Fazlollah of The Philadelphia Inquirer has an article that begins, "Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane lambasted a judicial panel Sunday for naming a well-connected…
  • Feb 7

    "Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court told"

    "Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court told"
    "Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court told": Robert Barnes will have this article in Monday's edition of The Washington Post.
  • Feb 7

    "The Nobility of Good Lawyers With Bad Clients"

    "The Nobility of Good Lawyers With Bad Clients"
    "The Nobility of Good Lawyers With Bad Clients": Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
Rank this Week: 36

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 7

    Paper – Food Insecurity, Health, and Health Care

    Paper – Food Insecurity, Health, and Health Care
    Hilary Seligman MD MAS, January 24, 2016. Lead Scientist and Senior Medical Advisor, Feeding America; Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco; Director, Food Policy, Health,…
  • Feb 7

    Dive Against Debris: Employing 25,600 scuba divers to collect data

    Dive Against Debris: Employing 25,600 scuba divers to collect data
    Via Data Driven Journalism – “To date, Dive Against Debris surveys have been conducted in over 50 countries, with the top reporting countries being the United States, Thailand and Greece. As more divers get involved with Dive…
  • Feb 7

    State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law

    State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law
    CRS report – State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law: Historical Precedents and Pending Litigation in Texas v. United States. Kate M. Manuel, Legislative Attorney, January 27, 2016: “States and localities can…
Rank this Week: 16

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 7

    "Restitution and the Excessive Fines Clause"

    "Restitution and the Excessive Fines Clause"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper authored by Kevin Bennardo now available via SSRBN. Here is the abstract: Restitution is a component of many criminal sentences. There is little agreement, however, upon whether...
  • Feb 7

    FSR accounting of state of federal sentencing reform efforts at end of 2015

    FSR accounting of state of federal sentencing reform efforts at end of 2015
    As I try to provide here a "real-time" account of certain ups-and-downs with various federal statutory sentencing reform bills, I too rarely find the time to provide a more reflective accounting of what is afoot in this important…
  • Feb 7

    A useful reminder that, even after Montgomery, SCOTUS will continue to be asked to address juve LWOP

    A useful reminder that, even after Montgomery, SCOTUS will continue to be asked to address juve LWOP
    BuzzFeed News reporter Chris Geidner has this effective new piece discussing the reality that SCOTUS is sure to be presented in the years ahead with Eighth Amendment challenges to any and every LWOP sentence given to a juvenile offender.…
Rank this Week: 191

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 7

    Employee Privacy, on and Off the Job, in an Era of Technology

    Employee Privacy, on and Off the Job, in an Era of Technology
    At the past OBA Institute this week, the Labour & Employment and Privacy & Access to Information sections conducted a joint session on employee privacy, one of the most rapidly expanding and pressing areas of the intersection of…
  • Feb 7

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Feb 5

    The Profession of the Privileged

    The Profession of the Privileged
    Last week my Facebook feed lit up after the article by Eric Girard, “What I learned at law school: The poor need not apply”, was published in the Globe. Mr. Girard, a 3rd year student at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of…
Rank this Week: 95

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 481

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 24

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 7

    Halftime Superbowl Show

    Halftime Superbowl Show
    I caught the last two songs of the Superbowl halftime show. The last song was my favorite, with Coldplay flashing photos of Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston and others, and later being joined…
  • Feb 7

    Bernie and a Political Revolution

    Bernie and a Political Revolution
    From Woodstock in 1969 to New Hampshire today... calls for revolution are always popular with the young. But as those of us who are no longer young can attest, we are still waiting for that revolution. And we'll still be waiting in 2020. …
  • Feb 7

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    Open Thread. Super Bowl today. I bet Tails and the Panthers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 270

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Feb 7

    Child Custody And Why You Should Seek Mediation

    Child Custody And Why You Should Seek Mediation
    Fighting over the custody of your children during a divorce process can be a painful experience. Frequent visits to court and constant battling can be a harrowing time for your children. Child custody is the highest priority among divorcing…
  • Feb 4

    Divorce Mediation – A Stress Reducer

    Divorce Mediation – A Stress Reducer
    One of the hardest things to do in life is parting way with things that you cherished, loved and spent time with. The same is the case in marriages, where two people come together and decide to spend the rest of their life with one another.…
  • Feb 3

    F.E.A.R. and Divorce Mediation

    F.E.A.R. and Divorce Mediation
    When spouses have decided to opt for divorce, the problem most of them face is whether to go for a litigated divorce or a mediated one.  The “F.E.A.R.” of the future is likely to help them in the decision that they make. Here…
Rank this Week: 689

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/
  • Feb 7

    Bridgewater Executives Deny Report of Rift at the Hedge Fund

    Bridgewater Executives Deny Report of Rift at the Hedge Fund
    Ray Dalio, the founder, said Bridgewater Associates was continually assessing the responsibilities of executives including Greg Jensen, the co-C.E.O.
  • Feb 7

    Credit Suisse C.E.O. Asks for a Cut in His Bonu

    Credit Suisse C.E.O. Asks for a Cut in His Bonu
    The executive, Tidjane Thiam, asked the board for a “significant reduction” in his bonus after the bank reported a multibillion-dollar quarterly loss.
  • Feb 7

    German Regulator Orders Halt to Maple Bank Transaction

    German Regulator Orders Halt to Maple Bank Transaction
    The subsidiary of Maple Financial Group of Canada was at the center of an attempt in 2008 by Porsche and its owners to take over Volkswagen, a bid that is also the focus of a criminal trial.
Rank this Week: 7

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 772

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Feb 7

    What to Expect In 2016 Examination

    What to Expect In 2016 Examination
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:In considering the priorities for the upcoming year, The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examination (OCIE) of the SEC seeks to prevent potentially heightened risk for investors and the…
  • Feb 5

    Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme

    Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Angelo Alleca and Mark Morrow were indicted for their alleged involvement in a scheme that defrauded more than 300 investors of $35 million. During the time of the scheme, Alleca was…
  • Feb 4

    Fraud Scheme and Market Manipulation Spans the Country Defrauding 100 Investors of Over $14 million

    Fraud Scheme and Market Manipulation Spans the Country Defrauding 100 Investors of Over $14 million
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Edward Durante was released from prison in 2009 after being convicted of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering. Disgorgement totaled over $39 million. No…
Rank this Week: 126

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: 148

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Feb 7

    Feminist Judgments and Feminist Tax Judgment

    Feminist Judgments and Feminist Tax Judgment
    The volume U.S. Feminist Judgments is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, including 24 rewritten opinions and commentary, most of which will be of great interest to ConLawProfs. The editors have posted the Table of Contents and…
  • Feb 6

    Fourth Circuit Applies Strict Scrutiny to Maryland Assault Weapon Ban

    Fourth Circuit Applies Strict Scrutiny to Maryland Assault Weapon Ban
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A sharply divided panel of the Fourth Circuit ruled this week that Maryland's assault-weapon ban is subject to the most stringent constitutional test, strict scrutiny. The ruling all but ensures…
  • Feb 5

    Justice Souter Upholds Statute Authorizing Public Employee Union by Child Care Workers Against First Amendment Challenge

    Justice Souter Upholds Statute Authorizing Public Employee Union by Child Care Workers Against First Amendment Challenge
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Justice Souter - - - retired from the United States Supreme Court but sitting by designation on a First Circuit panel - - - declined to extend the...
Rank this Week: 653

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/
  • Feb 7

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Second Best & Nonideal Theory

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Second Best & Nonideal Theory
    Introduction The post provides a very basic introduction to the idea of "second best." The term "second best" originated in a famous 1956 article by Lipsey and Lancaster (see bibliography), and it was originally used as a…
  • Feb 6

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Illiberal Reformers" by Leonard

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Illiberal Reformers" by Leonard
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era by Thomas C. Leonard . Here is a description: In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives…
  • Feb 6

    Download of the Week: "Starting with Text" by Samaha

    Download of the Week: "Starting with Text" by Samaha
    The Download of the Week is Starting with the Text — On Sequencing Effects in Statutory Interpretation and Beyond by Adam M. Samaha. Here is the abstract: What difference do starting points make? The question is important for decision…
Rank this Week: 54

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 7

    Lessons from COMPAT’s judgment in Hiranandani

    Lessons from COMPAT’s judgment in Hiranandani
    D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida and Ruchit R. Patel, Ropes & Gray LLP have a posting on Kluwer's Competition Law blog on Lessons from COMPAT’s judgment in Hiranandani.
  • Feb 6

    OECD Job Opening: Head of Competition Division- Financial and Enterprise Affair

    OECD Job Opening: Head of Competition Division- Financial and Enterprise Affair
    Head of Competition Division- Financial and Enterprise Affairs Job Number: 10366 Description The OECD is a global economic forum working with 34 member countries and more than 100 emerging and developing economies to make better policies for…
  • Feb 5

    Competition Law Enforcement of Viet Nam and the Necessity of a Transparent Regional Competition Policy

    Competition Law Enforcement of Viet Nam and the Necessity of a Transparent Regional Competition Policy
    Phan Cong THANH (Vietnam Competition Authority) addresses Competition Law Enforcement of Viet Nam and the Necessity of a Transparent Regional Competition Policy. ABSTRACT: Competition is becoming an important issue among the countries of the…
Rank this Week: 42

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/
  • Feb 7

    “For Sanders, campaign finance purity not always possible”

    “For Sanders, campaign finance purity not always possible”
    MSNBC: A lavish Martha’s Vineyard Democratic fundraiser that Bernie Sanders attended in 2007 featured lobbyists for many of the industries he now rails against on the presidential campaign trail, according to a guest list obtained by…
  • Feb 7

    “De Facto Class Actions? Injunctive Relief in Election Law, Voting Rights, and Other Constitutional Cases”

    “De Facto Class Actions? Injunctive Relief in Election Law, Voting Rights, and Other Constitutional Cases”
    Michael Morley has posted this draft on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When a court holds that a legal provision is unconstitutional; inconsistent with, or preempted by, federal law; or invalid under an agency’s organic statute or a…
  • Feb 7

    “Uproar could lead to revamping Democratic caucuses”

    “Uproar could lead to revamping Democratic caucuses”
    Des Moines Register: After a whisper-thin count left doubts about which Democratic candidate actually won the Iowa caucuses, there are fresh calls for the party to mirror the simple, secret-ballot method that Iowa Republicans…
Rank this Week: 301

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 350

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 106

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 7

    Superbowl Half-Time, Katrina, Black Lives Matter and Beyonce's Formation

    Superbowl Half-Time, Katrina, Black Lives Matter and Beyonce's Formation
    Just in case some of our readers haven't yet seen Beyonce's Formation video (released yesterday), and are gearing up to watch the Superbowl with family and friends but are less interested in actually watching football and more inclined…
  • Feb 7

    Dreamers and the Presidential Campaign

    Dreamers and the Presidential Campaign
    The New York Times reported earlier this week on the role of certain Dreamer activists in the campaigns of the Democratic nominees. Erika Andiola and Cesar Vargas (who was sworn into the New York bar this week) are playing leading...
  • Feb 7

    Secretary Johnson Highlights Super Bowl 50 Security Operation

    Secretary Johnson Highlights Super Bowl 50 Security Operation
    Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson looks at the field for Super Bowl 50 It is Super Sunday and steps have been taken to ensure that Super Bowl 50 is safe and sane. Secretary of Homeland Security...
Rank this Week: 41

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Feb 7

    Comité de la ONU determina que aborto es un derecho humano

    Comité de la ONU determina que aborto es un derecho humano
    Una mujer peruana a la que le fue negado un aborto clínico en el 2001 y que presentara una queja ante el Comité de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas, recibió una resolución a su favor, en la que se le…
  • Feb 7

    DTOP asignará posesión de las tablillas de vehículos de motor a propietario

    DTOP asignará posesión de las tablillas de vehículos de motor a propietario
    Descargar documento: Enmienda la Ley de Vehículos y Tránsito Dispone que el propietario de todo vehículo de motor, arrastre o semiarrastre mantendrá permanentemente la posesión de la tablilla asignada,…
  • Feb 7

    Devolución de la isla de Desecheo al pueblo de Puerto Rico

    Devolución de la isla de Desecheo al pueblo de Puerto Rico
    Descargar documento: Crea la Ley para la Política Pública sobre la Isla de Desecheo El propósito de la presente Ley es establecer como política pública el reclamo por parte de las autoridades del gobierno…
Rank this Week: 638

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Feb 7

    YouTube and Annoying Plaintiff

    YouTube and Annoying Plaintiff
    In a case that is a sad testament to today’s apparently increasing loneliness in the Western world despite much technological progress that could have alleviated some of that, but instead only seems to have made it worse, a woman created...
  • Feb 5

    Fellowships - please share with your students and other

    Fellowships - please share with your students and other
    From our colleagues at Harvard Law School come these two job postings - please share with anyone potentially interested: Qualcomm Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law and Intellectual Property Located at Harvard Law School, the Qualcomm…
  • Feb 4

    The Pink Tax

    The Pink Tax
    Although some things bear little direct relation to Contracts Law, they are still worth mentioning here for their inherent news value and for potential classroom use by creative law professors. Here’s one such story: Both British and…
Rank this Week: 513

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Feb 7

    Female Genital Cutting in Indonesia

    Female Genital Cutting in Indonesia
    New York Times (Feb. 5, 2016): Female Genital Cutting: Not Just "an African Problem," by Pam Belluck and Joe Cochrane: New documentation shows that female genital cutting is widespread in Indonesia, one of the most populous…
  • Feb 6

    Reproaction Launches to Advance Reproductive Justice

    Reproaction Launches to Advance Reproductive Justice
    Feministing (Jan. 25, 2016): The Feministing Five: Reproaction, by Suzanna Bobadilla: Erin Matson and Pamela Merritt have founded Reproaction a direct action group working "to engage people across the US to fight for reproductive…
  • Feb 5

    What the word's women pack in their maternity bag

    What the word's women pack in their maternity bag
    The Guardian (Jan. 29, 2016): What the world's women pack in their maternity bags - in pictures, Global Development: From plastic sheets, thermos flasks and torches to touchscreen tablets and massage oils, WaterAid has revealed, as part of…
Rank this Week: 122

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 7

    Insiders: Marco Rubio crashed and burned

    Insiders: Marco Rubio crashed and burned
    “He botched the exchange with Christie, sounded like a broken record, and was sweating so much that he looked like he needed Charlie Crist's fan blowing on him,” added another New Hampshire Republican, who, like all respondents,…
  • Feb 7

    Why Rubio claims 'Obama knows what he's doing'

    Why Rubio claims 'Obama knows what he's doing'
    What Rubio emphasized, and then emphasized three more times, is that Obama has been catastrophic for America, for Americans, and for the notion of American exceptionalism. “All this damage that he’s done to America is…
  • Feb 7

    Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright Scold Young Women Backing Bernie Sanders - The New York Time

    Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright Scold Young Women Backing Bernie Sanders - The New York Time
    Women were expected to help power Mrs. Clinton to the Democratic nomination, but as she struggles to overcome a tough challenge from Senator Bernie Sanders, her support among them has been surprisingly shaky. Young women, in particular, have…
Rank this Week: 177

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Feb 7

    There’s a Reason You Are Suddenly Hearing About the TCPA Everywhere You Go

    There’s a Reason You Are Suddenly Hearing About the TCPA Everywhere You Go
    On the panel in which I participated during last week’s PLUS D&O Symposium, one of the important topics we discussed was the question of coverage under a D&O insurance policy for claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection…
  • Feb 7

    Spanish Class Action is the Latest Collective Investor Action Filed Outside U.S.

    Spanish Class Action is the Latest Collective Investor Action Filed Outside U.S.
    The filing of securities class action lawsuits is, of course, well-established in the United States, and in recent years has become a regular phenomenon in Australia and Canada as well. In the wake of various recent scandals, numerous group…
  • Jan 31

    Two German Cities in Winter

    Two German Cities in Winter
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Germany this week, with the first stop for a meeting and a short visit in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg – “Free,” as a free Imperial city under the Holy Roman Empire, and…
Rank this Week: 336

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: 321

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 315

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 7

    Kenya MP asks all Supreme Court judges to resign

    Kenya MP asks all Supreme Court judges to resign
    [JURIST] A Kenyan member of parliament (MP) on Friday evening called for all judges of the Kenyan Supreme Court [official website] to resign after it was recommended that a tribunal investigate Justice Philip Tunoi for allegedly accepting a…
  • Feb 7

    PA high court refuses to reinstate AG Kane's law license

    PA high court refuses to reinstate AG Kane's law license
    [JURIST] Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court [official website] on Friday refused [opinion, PDF] to reinstate Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s [official website] law license while investigations persist into her alleged leak of grand…
  • Feb 7

    UN SG condemns North Korea missile launch

    UN SG condemns North Korea missile launch
    [JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official website] on Saturday called on [statement] North Korea’s government to stop violating international obligations after a missile launch conducted by the country. The launch, which the…
Rank this Week: 11

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Feb 7

    HOPE COUNTS

    HOPE COUNTS
    Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, Deputy Mayor Herminia Palacio, HRA Commissioner Steve Banks, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Kick Off 2016 Hope Count Mayor Bill de…
  • Feb 7

    QVRC'S 141st ANNIVERSARY LINCOLN DINNER

    QVRC'S 141st ANNIVERSARY LINCOLN DINNER
    Queens Village Republican Club 141st ANNIVERSARY LINCOLN DINNER to be held on Sunday, February 28, 2016, 3 - 8 pm at Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village, NY 11429 $100.00 per person Cocktail hour with lavish buffet will…
  • Feb 6

    NO TOLERANCE FOR GENITAL MUTILATION

    NO TOLERANCE FOR GENITAL MUTILATION
    ICE, FBI recognize International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation WASHINGTON — Feb. 6 marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. U.S.…
Rank this Week: 6

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Feb 7

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Feb. 7, 2016)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Feb. 7, 2016)
    "By virtually eliminating true partnerships ... we encouraged ... managers who ... lack[ed] ... integrity" https://t.co/68ZVJ9WRWO #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) January 31, 2016 "What made [Adam] Smith so…
  • Feb 6

    Halliburton Fallout Continue

    Halliburton Fallout Continue
    For those of you who just can’t get enough of Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2398 (2014) (“Halliburton II”), developments, there have recently been a couple of doozies. [More under the cut] First up,...
  • Feb 5

    Why a Corporation?

    Why a Corporation?
    Starting on the first day of my Advanced Business Associations course, I attempt to tease out the policy underpinnings and theoretical conceptions of entity law and, in particular, corporate law. This turns out to be a somewhat difficult…
Rank this Week: 167

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 433

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 47

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

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

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Feb 7

    THE BIG SHORT AND HOW MOODY’S DEFEATED A WHISTLEBLOWER LAWSUIT

    THE BIG SHORT AND HOW MOODY’S DEFEATED A WHISTLEBLOWER LAWSUIT
    If you haven’t yet seen the movie THE BIG SHORT, you should. It’s based on actual occurrences during the 2007-2008 financial crisis and part of it focuses on the ratings services which refused to downgrade  the collateralized…
  • Feb 5

    HSBC pays Uncle Sam $470 million settling mortgage origination abuses case

    HSBC pays Uncle Sam $470 million settling mortgage origination abuses case
    The Justice Department, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, along with 49 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia’s attorney general, have reached a $470…
  • Feb 3

    Registered nurse gets 10 years in prison for Medicare Fraud

    Registered nurse gets 10 years in prison for Medicare Fraud
    A federal judge has sentenced a registered nurse in Texas to jail for ten years for her role in a $25 million Medicare scam. Pat Akamnonu of Cedar Hill and her husband Cyprian Akamnonu owned Ultimate Home Health Services Inc. Both plead…
Rank this Week: 715

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 7

    What To Know About Choosing An Out Of State Executor

    What To Know About Choosing An Out Of State Executor
    This financial advice column discusses the pros and cons of choosing an out-of-state executor. Selecting a personal representative to serve as the executor of an estate is a very important decision. When selecting an out-of-state executor, it…
  • Feb 7

    The Importance Of Planning Ahead For Long-Term Care

    The Importance Of Planning Ahead For Long-Term Care
    Planning ahead for long-term care can be difficult because there are many ways it can impact different people. This column discusses some of the statistics that can provide people guidance with long-term care planning. It goes over the…
  • Feb 7

    Redstone Media Empire In Turmoil As Succession Dispute Rage

    Redstone Media Empire In Turmoil As Succession Dispute Rage
    The decline of the health of Sumner Redstone has a been a hot topic in the news due to his control of CBS and Viacom, two of the largest players in mass media. However, the aging billionaire recently began to...
Rank this Week: 52