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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 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…
  • Sep 26

    SEC Charges Movie Exec Manu Kumaran

    SEC Charges Movie Exec Manu Kumaran
    Going Public LawyerOn September 23, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged Manu Kumaran in connection with Medient Studios and later Moon River Studios. According to the SEC, Kumaran defrauded…
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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…
  • Sep 21

    Hedge Fund Manager Faces SEC Charges For Insider Trading

    Hedge Fund Manager Faces SEC Charges For Insider Trading
    The SEC has filed insider trading civil charges against Leon G. Cooperman and his Omega Advisors. According to the regulator, the hedge fund manager made illicit profits when he bought Atlas Pipeline Partners  securities right before it…
Rank this Week: 371

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…
  • Sep 22

    FINRA Sanctions Avenir Financial Group For Fraud

    FINRA Sanctions Avenir Financial Group For Fraud
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has ordered Avenir Financial Group to pay a $229K fine over allegations that the latter engaged in the fraudulent sale of promissory notes and equity interests in the firm. Avenir is suspended from…
Rank this Week: 206

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 26

    Tecate Beer Wall Ad Debuts on Debate Night

    Tecate Beer Wall Ad Debuts on Debate Night
    It's gonna be huuuuge. Great timing for the Tecate beer wall ad mocking Donald Trump's border wall. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 26

    The Candidates Debate - Live Thread

    The Candidates Debate - Live Thread
    Update: The audience has had enough. They are laughing at Trump and cheering Hillary. She even got his sexism in. What a dismal performance by Trump, even worse than I expected. He even blew his attempt to criticize her stamina. No…
  • Sep 26

    NYT: The Undeserving Donald Trump

    NYT: The Undeserving Donald Trump
    As promised, the New York Times editorial board today released its opinion on why Donald Trump doesn't deserve to be President. The ending is the best part. It sums up the qualities Trump exudes: ....bluster, savage mockery of those…
Rank this Week: 2

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Melhorn v. Baltimore Washington Conference of United Methodist Church 16-245 Issue: Whether the ministerial exception of the First Amendment absolutely bars breach of contract and tortious conduct…
  • Sep 26

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On October 3 at 4 p.m., the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University’s Supreme Court Clinic and Federalist Society chapter will co-host a Supreme Court Preview. Speakers will include John Elwood, Pratik Shah, and…
  • Sep 26

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    For CBS, Reena Flores and Major Garrett report that Donald Trump added ten names last Friday to his list of potential Supreme Court nominees, including Senator Mike Lee of Utah; they note that “specificity about potential Trump…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Sep 26

    Lund on RFRA & Religious Minoritie

    Lund on RFRA & Religious Minoritie
    Christopher C. Lund (Wayne State University Law School) has posted RFRA, State RFRAs, and Religious Minorities (San Diego Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 163, 2016 (symposium)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In recent years, in both academic and…
  • Sep 26

    Tor on Boundedly Rational Entrepreneurs & Antitrust

    Tor on Boundedly Rational Entrepreneurs & Antitrust
    Avishalom Tor (Notre Dame Law School) has posted Boundedly Rational Entrepreneurs and Antitrust on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This chapter examines entrepreneurial activity and its implication for policy and antitrust law from a behavioral…
  • Sep 26

    Raskin on the Law of Smart Contract

    Raskin on the Law of Smart Contract
    Max Raskin (New York University (NYU), School of Law) has posted The Law of Smart Contracts on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the past few years a new technology called smart contracts has proliferated. These contracts are agreements…
Rank this Week: 17

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

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

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 346

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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    The big debate.

    The big debate.
    I'm not going to try to live-blog. I'm just going to watch straight through and see how the whole thing affects me — me, attempting to experience reality like a normal person, not a blogging machine. But please, do comment. Keep up…
  • Sep 26

    An Althouse blog first — since I don't see anyone else doing it right — a drinking game for the presidential debate.

    An Althouse blog first — since I don't see anyone else doing it right — a drinking game for the presidential debate.
    Trump says "And by the way." 1 sip.Clinton coughs. 1 sip for each second beyond 1 second.Lester Holt corrects something Trump says. 1 sip.Lester Holt corrects something Hillary says. 1 large gulp.Clinton claims to have been a champion of…
  • Sep 26

    3 theories on why lower-educated men have so much more leisure time than higher-educated men.

    3 theories on why lower-educated men have so much more leisure time than higher-educated men.
    By Derek Thompson, writing in The Atlantic. (The title is so bad: "The Free-Time Paradox in America/The rich were meant to have the most leisure time. The working poor were meant to have the least. The opposite is happening. Why?" I hate the…
Rank this Week: 19

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 26

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution
    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institutions. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. Published online before print September 22, 2016, doi:…
  • Sep 26

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016
    Reynolds, Glenn Harlan, Looking Ahead: October Term 2016 (September 13, 2016). 2016 Cato Supreme Court Review 313 (2016). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2838343 “This essay looks at leading cases set for…
  • Sep 26

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman
    Simons, Kenneth W., Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman (September 26, 2016). Virginia Law Review Online, Vol. 102, July 2016, pp. 85-100; UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-48. Available for download at…
Rank this Week: 16

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 26

    Tridim Innovations LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)

    Tridim Innovations LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)
    "Computer Display System" Patent Found Invalid under § 101 By Joseph Herndon -- Tridim Innovations LLC sued Amazon.com, Inc. for patent infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,838,326 and 5,847,709 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern…
  • Sep 25

    FDA Approves Amjevita -- Amgen's HUMIRA® Biosimilar

    FDA Approves Amjevita -- Amgen's HUMIRA® Biosimilar
    By Andrew Williams -- On Friday, the FDA approved Amgen's application to market Amjevita (adalimumab-atto), a biosimilar to AbbVie's HUMIRA (adalimumab) fully human anti-TNF-α antibody. This marks the fourth biosimilar approved by the…
  • Sep 25

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    September 29, 2016 - IP & Diagnostics Symposium (Biotechnology Innovation Organization) - Alexandria, VA September 29, 2016 - "Patent Inventorship: Best Practices for Determination and Correction -- Distinguishing Between Inventor and…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 26

    Visiting Nurse Service of New York Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed

    Visiting Nurse Service of New York Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed
    The former vice president of operations improvement and integration, Edward Lacey, filed a whistleblower lawsuit against Visiting Nurse Service of New York, VNSNY. Lacey left the employment of the agency in January 2016. That agency has…
  • Sep 26

    New York Pay to Play Scheme – Nine Arrested

    New York Pay to Play Scheme – Nine Arrested
    The New York U.S. Attorney’s office filed charges against nine individuals last week in a New York pay to play scheme. Those arrested included Joseph “Joe” Percoco, aka Herb, a senior official in Governor Andrew…
  • Sep 26

    Representative Mike Fitzpatrick Asked Congress for Medical Device Safety Hearing

    Representative Mike Fitzpatrick Asked Congress for Medical Device Safety Hearing
    On Friday, September 23, Representative Mike Fitzpatrick asked Congress for medical device hearing with the goal of updating safety laws governing such devices. Rep. Fitzpatrick (R-PA) asked the Committee on Energy and Commerce to hold…
Rank this Week: 315

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/
  • Sep 26

    Woods on Assessing Time Served

    Woods on Assessing Time Served
    Patrick Arthur Woods has posted Assessing Time Served (Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article examines the utility of a new way of determining when increased…
  • Sep 26

    Buell on Business Crimes and Punishment

    Buell on Business Crimes and Punishment
    Samuel W. Buell (Duke University School of Law) has posted Capital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age (W.W. Norton & Co. (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Capital Offenses is a book-length treatment of…
  • Sep 26

    Fagan on Terry's Original Sin

    Fagan on Terry's Original Sin
    Jeffrey Fagan (Columbia Law School) has posted the abstract for Terry's Original Sin (University of Chicago Legal Forum, No. 101, 2016) on SSRN. It follows: In Mapp v. Ohio, the U.S. Supreme Court extended the due process protections of…
Rank this Week: 103

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Sep 26

    Mass Torts with a Consumer Class Action Garnish

    Mass Torts with a Consumer Class Action Garnish
    Somehow I missed Alison Frankel's report on a consumer class action in Texas spurred by solicitations to join a mass tort. Here is the report:…
  • Sep 18

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation
    Professors Andrew Bradt (UC Berkeley Law) and D. Theodore Rave (U. Houston Law) have posted to SSRN their article, The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation, Cal. L. Rev. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In…
  • Sep 2

    Inside the Agency Class Action

    Inside the Agency Class Action
    Adam Zimmerman of Loyola and Michael Sant'Ambrogio of Michigan State have just posted on SSRN a draft of their new article, Inside the Agency Class Action, forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal. Here is the abstract: Federal agencies in the...
Rank this Week: 561

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Sep 26

    Reuters: Supreme Court May Wait To Decide Transgender School Bathroom Case

    Reuters: Supreme Court May Wait To Decide Transgender School Bathroom Case
    Lawrence Hurly reported for Reuters yesterday that the U.S. Supreme Court may be reluctant to take up Gloucester Co. Sch. Bd. v. G.G., the case of 17-year-old transgender student Gavin Grimm, who was barred by his school from using the the…
  • Sep 23

    Is Discipline Reform Heating Up in Connecticut?

    Is Discipline Reform Heating Up in Connecticut?
    The issue of discipline reform is beginning to gain traction in Connecticut and WNPR in Connecticut put together a nice hour-long show on school discipline. My opinion is slightly biased since I was able to participate, but I was joined by a…
  • Sep 21

    First Circuit Holds That Voting District Does Not Have To Be Redrawn In "Prison Gerrymandering" Case

    First Circuit Holds That Voting District Does Not Have To Be Redrawn In "Prison Gerrymandering" Case
    The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled Tuesday that a city did not have to redraw its district lines for school committee and city council seats when one ward of the city included prisoners in a state correctional…
Rank this Week: 592

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 26

    Obama Email Alias to Clinton Is Why FBI Didn’t Prosecute Hillary | National Review

    Obama Email Alias to Clinton Is Why FBI Didn’t Prosecute Hillary | National Review
    Abedin knew an insurance policy when she saw one. If Obama himself had been e-mailing over a non-government, non-secure system, then everyone else who had been doing it had a get-out-of-jail-free card. via www.nationalreview.com
  • Sep 26

    Why I Switched My Endorsement from Clinton to... | Scott Adams' Blog

    Why I Switched My Endorsement from Clinton to... | Scott Adams' Blog
    In summary, I don’t understand the policy details and implications of most of either Trump’s or Clinton’s proposed ideas. Neither do you. But I do understand persuasion. I also understand when the government is planning to…
  • Sep 26

    Obama’s team isn’t laughing at Trump anymore - POLITICO

    Obama’s team isn’t laughing at Trump anymore - POLITICO
    Obamaworld laughed as it watched Donald Trump’s hostile takeover of the GOP. After eight years of Republican opposition, inconsistent policy demands and racialized hate against the first black president, President Barack Obama’s…
Rank this Week: 135

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Sep 26

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 16-00444 Jackson v. HRFC, LLC

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 16-00444 Jackson v. HRFC, LLC
    A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-00444 Jackson v. HRFC, LLC. This is a breaking news story. More details about this…
  • Sep 26

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 16-00590 Daly v. King

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 16-00590 Daly v. King
    A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-00590 Daly v. King. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy…
  • Sep 26

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 16-00590 Daly v. King

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 16-00590 Daly v. King
    A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-00590 Daly v. King. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 26

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Sep 26

    An Affair To Reprimand

    An Affair To Reprimand
    The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board web page reports On September 20, 2016, the Virginia State Bar Third District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Cameron Heaps Ippolito for violating a Georgia Rule of Professional Conduct that…
  • Sep 26

    Yeast Of the Misconduct: Bar Complaint Was "Craven, Cowardly, And Unmanly"

    Yeast Of the Misconduct: Bar Complaint Was "Craven, Cowardly, And Unmanly"
    A 30-day suspension has been imposed by the Virginia State Bar based on an agreed disposition. The complaint was counsel in a motor vehicle personal injury accident; respondent was opposing counsel. Respondent stipulated in the bar matter…
  • Sep 26

    A Long Time for A Fairly Simple Task

    A Long Time for A Fairly Simple Task
    An attorney who had neglected to pursue a divorce for a client was censured by the New Jersey Supreme Court. According to the report of the Disciplinary Review Board From late 2006 through 2012, respondent’s office seeking the status of...
Rank this Week: 238

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 22

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 26

    Book on Mediation for Estate Planner

    Book on Mediation for Estate Planner
    Susan N. Gary recently published a book entitled, Mediation for Estate Planners: Managing Family Conflict (2016). Provided below is a summary of the book: This book represents an important new resource for attorneys to assist clients in…
  • Sep 26

    Hiring an Estate Sales Agent

    Hiring an Estate Sales Agent
    Estate sales are different from your regular garage sale, promising nicer items and the potential for rare finds. Estate sales agents exist in an unregulated market and ask for fees around 35% of the sale total. It is important to...
  • Sep 26

    Article on How to Deal with Will Contests Over Testamentary Capacity

    Article on How to Deal with Will Contests Over Testamentary Capacity
    Richard B. Keeton recently published an Article entitled, Balancing Testamentary Incapacity and Undue Influence: How to Handle Will Contests of Testators with Diminishing Capacity, 57 S. Tex. L. Rev. 53 (2015). Provided below is a summary of…
Rank this Week: 71

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Sep 26

    Rushton on Nonprofit Museum

    Rushton on Nonprofit Museum
    Michael J. Rushton (Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs) has posted Should Public and Nonprofit Museums Have Free Admission? on SSRN with the following abstract: A common pricing structure for…
  • Sep 22

    Clinton v. Trump Foundations Under the Tax Law (CNN Op Ed)

    Clinton v. Trump Foundations Under the Tax Law (CNN Op Ed)
    I just wrote this CNN Op Ed comparing the two foundations. It begins: Journalists and commentators across the political spectrum have subjected both the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and the Donald J. Trump Foundation to a…
  • Sep 22

    Fei, Hines, Horwitz: Are PILOTs Property Taxes for Nonprofits?

    Fei, Hines, Horwitz: Are PILOTs Property Taxes for Nonprofits?
    Fan Fei (Michigan), James R. Hines Jr. (Michigan), and Jill R. Horwitz (UCLA) have published Are PILOTs Property Taxes for Nonprofits?, 94 Journal of Urban Economics 109 (2016). This is a significantly revised version of the paper with the…
Rank this Week: 936

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 26

    FDA finds Listeria in facility; fish company recalls salmon

    FDA finds Listeria in facility; fish company recalls salmon
    A New York company is recalling an undisclosed amount of smoked salmon from retailers and restaurants because federal inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes at the company’s production facility. Mt. Kisco Smokehouse of Mt. Kisco, NY,…
  • Sep 26

    15,000 cases of canned beans, peas recalled for possible shellfish contamination

    15,000 cases of canned beans, peas recalled for possible shellfish contamination
    Sager Creek Foods Inc. of Walnut Creek, CA, a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods Inc., announced a recall Sept. 23 of approximately 15,000 shipped cases of primarily non-retail canned beans and peas because they could contain trace amounts of…
  • Sep 25

    Ontario court could shut down raw milk distribution, promotion

    Ontario court could shut down raw milk distribution, promotion
    The outcome of a two-day hearing set for today and tomorrow in the Ontario Court of Justice at Newmarket may send raw milk drinkers in Canada down a more political road after years of fighting court battles. The hearing will determine if the…
Rank this Week: 101

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/
Rank this Week: 222

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 26

    Colorado Indian Bar Assn. 5K Event — Oct. 2, 2016

    Colorado Indian Bar Assn. 5K Event — Oct. 2, 2016
    Here: ciba-rrs-flyer-2016
  • Sep 26

    Proposed ICWA Rule Changes to the New Mexico Children’s Court Rules and Form

    Proposed ICWA Rule Changes to the New Mexico Children’s Court Rules and Form
    Here. Comments accepted until October 3rd. Many states are taking on the work of updating their court rules in light of the new Regulation. In states where there is an existing state ICWA law, it’s important to consider any rule…
  • Sep 26

    National Indian Law Library Bulletin (9/26/2016)

    National Indian Law Library Bulletin (9/26/2016)
    Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26/16. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html The Tribal Supreme Court Update Memoranda of September 21,…
Rank this Week: 518

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Sep 26

    Summary of September 21, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 21, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Sep 19

    Summary of September 14, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 14, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Sep 19

    Supreme Court decision could lead to less environmental impact report

    Supreme Court decision could lead to less environmental impact report
    In Friends of the College of San Mateo Gardens v. San Mateo County Community College District, the Supreme Court today gives more latitude to public agencies in determining whether project changes require a new environmental impact report…
Rank this Week: 945

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?
    The rules of evidence can be challenging. Understanding it is a skill that must be honed and refined, which is what we try to do at the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford. In this blog, we will discuss two of the most important evidentiary…
  • Sep 23

    Which parent gets credit for time when children aren’t physically with either?

    Which parent gets credit for time when children aren’t physically with either?
    If you have minor children and are paying or receiving child support, you are probably already aware that the timeshare percentage, or the percent of time that the child/ren are with each parent, plays a role in determining the amount of…
  • Sep 21

    What Happens When My Case Is Over?

    What Happens When My Case Is Over?
    For anyone in the middle of a divorce case – which I imagine is most of the readers of this blog – reaching the finish line of your case may seem like an impossible dream.  I am here to tell you it happens every day and it…
Rank this Week: 382

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/
  • Sep 26

    Premier Cru American Express Billing Disputes and the Deceptive Nature of TILA Section 170

    Premier Cru American Express Billing Disputes and the Deceptive Nature of TILA Section 170
    I'm not an oenophile. But some folks are, and some of them spend very large amounts of money on wine, even without knowing how it tastes. Not surprisingly, this is a market vulnerable to fraud. One fraud varietal is simply...
  • Sep 24

    Venezuela

    Venezuela
    John Dizard has a useful, and clearly written, piece on the lay of the land in this morning's FT. What puzzles me is why PDVSA, the national oil company, has not done a UK scheme of arrangement or a US...
  • Sep 22

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities: Ninth Circuit Update

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities: Ninth Circuit Update
    "But Chapter 9 has awakened, and we do not presume further disputes over its interpretive and practical complexities will remain long at rest." So says a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Deocampo v....
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taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Sep 26

    Live Blog: The First 2016 Presidential Debate (September 26, 2016)

    Live Blog: The First 2016 Presidential Debate (September 26, 2016)
    Welcome to our live coverage of the September 26, 2016, presidential debate. At around 9:00 p.m. EST, the two main presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton for the Democrats, and Donald Trump for the Republicans, are expected to take the…
  • Sep 26

    13 Quick Facts About The History Of Presidential Debates In America

    13 Quick Facts About The History Of Presidential Debates In America
    The first presidential debate of major party candidates for the 2016 election happens tonight, September 26, 2016, at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York. Here are 13 quick facts about the history of presidential debates in the United…
  • Sep 24

    Attorney Involved In ‘Biggest Tax Fraud Prosecution Ever’ Loses Appeal Of Conviction

    Attorney Involved In ‘Biggest Tax Fraud Prosecution Ever’ Loses Appeal Of Conviction
    It was called the "biggest tax fraud prosecution ever." Former attorney Paul Daugerdas, who prosecutors called “the most prolific, pernicious and utterly unrepentant tax cheat in United States history,” lost the appeal of his…
Rank this Week: 339

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 26

    How Common Is a Double-Digit, Single-Year Jump in the Murder Rate?

    How Common Is a Double-Digit, Single-Year Jump in the Murder Rate?
    As Bill noted earlier, today's FBI statistics report, Crime in the United States -- 2015, reports an 11% increase in the number of murders.  The murder rate (murders per 100,000 population), rose a slightly lower but still horrific…
  • Sep 26

    Answer Found for Rising Violent Crime

    Answer Found for Rising Violent Crime
    Earlier today, I posted the news that violent crime, and murder in particular, had risen by double digit percentages in 2015.  (Actually, this has been known for months, and Kent and I have often said as much, but the official...
  • Sep 26

    Coin-Flip, Anyone?

    Coin-Flip, Anyone?
    Some mostly off-topic political notes....
Rank this Week: 163

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 185

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Motorcycle Safety Truckee

    Motorcycle Safety Truckee
    Motorcycle Safety Truckee Motorcycle Safety Truckee Motorcycle Safety Truckee I'm Ed Smith, a Truckee Motorcycle Accident Attorney. It's that time of year when the mornings are cooler and the deer are frolicking. Life does not stop for the…
  • Sep 26

    Modesto Memorial Run

    Modesto Memorial Run
    Modesto Memorial Run Modesto Memorial Run Modesto Memorial Run I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto Auto Accident Injury Attorney. On Sunday September 25, 2016, the Peace Officer Memorial Run which was presented by Doctor's Medical Center took…
  • Sep 26

    Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash

    Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash
    Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Truck Accident Attorney. One person was tragically killed and two others seriously hurt on September 26, 2016 after a series of…
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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/
Rank this Week: 7

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.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 420

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Continuing Question of Morrison’s Applicability to ADR Transaction

    The Continuing Question of Morrison’s Applicability to ADR Transaction
    One of the practical effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank is that, as a result of the decision, it is more difficult to bring a class action in a U.S. court under the U.S. securities…
  • Sep 25

    D&O Insurance: Consent Judgment Including Covenant Not to Execute Constitutes “Loss”

    D&O Insurance: Consent Judgment Including Covenant Not to Execute Constitutes “Loss”
    In order to try to resolve litigation pending against them, policyholders sometimes enter a settlement in which they agree to the entry of a consent judgment against them and to the assignment to the claimants of their rights under their…
  • Sep 22

    Guest Post: Ninth Circuit Clarifies What Might Trigger SOX 304 Disgorgement

    Guest Post: Ninth Circuit Clarifies What Might Trigger SOX 304 Disgorgement
    Among the many issues arising under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act are questions surrounding disgorgement under Section 304, particularly questions concerning what actions and whose actions might trigger disgorgement. In the following guest post,…
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LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Sep 26

    Blog Post: EPA Extends Coolant Regs To Chems That Don't Harm Ozone

    Blog Post: EPA Extends Coolant Regs To Chems That Don't Harm Ozone
    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has refused to back down from its push to regulate substances that don’t deplete atmospheric ozone under its refrigerant management program, announcing Monday that it is moving forward with a…
  • Sep 26

    Blog Post: FERC Ignored $683M Pipeline's Impact, Enviros Tells 2nd Circ.

    Blog Post: FERC Ignored $683M Pipeline's Impact, Enviros Tells 2nd Circ.
    A handful of green groups continued to press the Second Circuit to wipe out the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of Constitution Pipeline Co.'s proposed $683 million natural gas pipeline Friday, blasting the…
  • Sep 26

    Blog Post: Obama's Climate Legacy At Stake In DC Circ. CPP Showdown

    Blog Post: Obama's Climate Legacy At Stake In DC Circ. CPP Showdown
    After months of court filings and surprising pretrial rulings, an en banc D.C. Circuit on Tuesday will finally hear oral arguments in the biggest environmental and energy case in years: a massive challenge to the legality of the Clean Power…
Rank this Week: 419

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Massachusetts Judges Must Now Consider “Ability to Pay” When Imposing Restitution

    Massachusetts Judges Must Now Consider “Ability to Pay” When Imposing Restitution
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s recent decision in Commonwealth v. Henry imposed clearer defendant-friendly safeguards on judges when imposing restitution in a criminal matter.  Additionally, the SJC also held that, in…
  • Aug 22

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor
    In the case now being prosecuted in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, against Aaron Hernandez, the SJC has ruled that a cell phone belonging to Hernandez, given by him to his prior attorneys, must be turned over to prosecutors for the…
  • Aug 15

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer
    A reported question pre-trial was taken by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in the matter of Commonwealth v. Timothea T. Neary-French as to whether the defendant had a right to an attorney prior to submitting to a breathalyzer test.…
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Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Sep 26

    United States v. Hills applies to MRE 414 as well

    United States v. Hills applies to MRE 414 as well
    No. 16-0704/AR. U.S. v. Dwight Harris, Jr. CCA 20131045. On consideration of the petition for grant of review of the decision of the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, it is ordered that said petition is hereby granted on the…
  • Sep 26

    Sentence Relief-Worth the Read

    Sentence Relief-Worth the Read
    This article showed that the vast majority of court-martial sentences are affirmed by AFCCA. On the rare occasion when sentence relief was granted, it was usually not based on factual sufficiency or sentence appropriateness. While there has…
  • Sep 25

    Junk Science Reign

    Junk Science Reign
    o starts a post at wrongfulconvictionsblog–Junk Science Reigns ____ So Much for True Science in the Courtroom. [W]hen the National Academy of Sciences report Forensic Science in the United States; A Path Forward was…
Rank this Week: 258

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: 128

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Sep 26

    Human Rights and Tax

    Human Rights and Tax
    As reported here earlier, on September 22-23, NYU's Center for Human Rights and Global Justice held a conference on Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World. The purpose of the conference was to "discuss the ways in which tax...
  • Sep 25

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit
    Earlier this year, Michelle Alexander spoke at Union Theological Seminary as a Woman of Spirit. Now the newly resigned Ohio State law professor and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is surrendering…
  • Sep 22

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule
    On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a unanimous ruling granting a motion to suppress and throwing out the conviction of Jimmy Warren, an African-American male. According to the court, the underlying investigatory stop…
Rank this Week: 832

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: 644

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 33

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016
    Professor Marjorie D. Rombauer, who served on the UW Law faculty for 30 years, died on Friday. She was widely heralded as the "Mother of the Field of Legal Writing Education." Prof. Rombauer was a Husky through and through. She earned…
  • Sep 21

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution
    Have you ever wondered about the scribe who wrote out the famous parchment copy of the Constitution? It was a Jacob Shallus, assistant clerk of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had a weekend to make a good copy of what the Constitutional…
  • Sep 13

    Roald Dahl in the law

    Roald Dahl in the law
    Author Roald Dahl was born 100 years ago today. To learn more about the author and his work, check out the official Roald Dahl website.Charlie and the Chocolate Factory illustration from RoaldDahl.comIn 1965 an elementary school student…
Rank this Week: 653

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 968