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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: 48

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: 336

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/
  • Apr 9

    Clearance for a Michigan hold on your Driving Record

    Clearance for a Michigan hold on your Driving Record
    About half of my Driver's license restoration practice involves obtaining the clearance of a "hold" the Michigan Secretary of State has placed on a person's driving record that prevents him or her from obtaining a license in a…
  • Apr 6

    Michigan DUI in the gay Community

    Michigan DUI in the gay Community
    In a prior article about women's considerations in a DUI case, I noted that there are certain issues brought to the table just because the person facing the DUI is female. In this article, I want to take the same...
  • Apr 3

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Always hire the Best

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Always hire the Best
    In just about any situation where you're going to hire someone for anything, whether it's for a home remodeling job, a new tattoo, or a lawyer, you should always make sure you come away with a satisfactory answer to the...
Rank this Week: 451

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: 8

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 38

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: 294

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 1

    There were at least 607 executions in 2014. So what?

    There were at least 607 executions in 2014. So what?
    By Chiara Sangiorgio, Death Penalty Researcher at Amnesty International The numbers behind our latest overview of the global use of the death penalty, released today, tell a chilling story: 607 people were executed in 22 countries and at…
  • Mar 31

    Arrested and Beaten for Wearing Trousers: Stop the Public Flogging of Women in Sudan!

    Arrested and Beaten for Wearing Trousers: Stop the Public Flogging of Women in Sudan!
    By Amal Habani, Winner of Amnesty International USA’s 2015 Ginetta Sagan Award In July 2009 when my colleague was arrested and tried for wearing trousers in Khartoum, I could no longer stay silent. Women and girls in Sudan are…
  • Mar 31

    Cesar Chavez: A Birthday Gift

    Cesar Chavez: A Birthday Gift
    By Jesús Canchola Sánchez Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 in Yuma, Arizona. My grandmother is a year younger than him. She was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Cesar Chavez and my abuela (grandmother), Beatriz Soto, are a…
Rank this Week: 25

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Apr 1

    How Do I Update My Address On Google?

    How Do I Update My Address On Google?
    If your listing on Google has incorrect information, such as your business name, address, or phone number, there are multiple ways to update it. Use the steps below to guide you through the process. Option 1: Claim your listing (Best……
  • Mar 27

    Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP Launches New Essentials Website

    Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP Launches New Essentials Website
    The New York trial law firm of Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP launched a new essentials PaperStreet website in March 2015. Attorneys Samuel Meirowitz and Daniel Wasserberg practices in the New York and Texas markets in the following practice…
  • Mar 27

    Recent Headlines in Social Media & Search: March 27

    Recent Headlines in Social Media & Search: March 27
    Search News Bing may remove the additional pages on the footer of a search result where they feel page one contains the most relevant results. See a screen shot here. Google has teamed up with Let’s Put Our Cities On… Categories:…
Rank this Week: 772

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/
  • Apr 1

    LET PEOPLE SET THEIR OWN HOURS

    LET PEOPLE SET THEIR OWN HOURS
    Maloney, Casey: Workers Should Have Right to Request Flexible Work Arrangement Without Fear of Retribution Even as Number of Households with Single…
  • Apr 1

    A CORRECTION OFFICER STANDS CORRECTED

    A CORRECTION OFFICER STANDS CORRECTED
    Personnel Correction officer charged in off-duty fracas. A correction officer committed misconduct when she got into an off-duty fight in an optical store; respondent pulled down a display case, broke mirrors, threw a chair at the…
  • Apr 1

    BOTH PARTIES STINK

    BOTH PARTIES STINK
    Neither Major Party Cracks 40% Favorability in Latest Poll by Lydia Saad Story Highlights Americans give GOP 37% favorable rating, Democrats 39% First time neither party's rating has reached 40% Republicans'…
Rank this Week: 7

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 47

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 15

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 151

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Apr 1

    14th Annual Biosecurity Symposium—Lubbock, TX

    14th Annual Biosecurity Symposium—Lubbock, TX
    Texas Tech University (TTU) School of Law will host the 14th Annual Biosecurity Symposium on April 10, 2015. The symposium is sponsored by the TTU Center for Biodefense, Law & Public...
  • Apr 1

    International Organization Studies Workshop–Oslo, NO

    International Organization Studies Workshop–Oslo, NO
    The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) and the American Society of International Law (ASIL) in conjunction with the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs will hold a workshop,...
  • Apr 1

    Vulnerability & Education Workshop–Amherst, MA

    Vulnerability & Education Workshop–Amherst, MA
    The Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative will host a “Workshop on Vulnerability and Education” on April 24-25, 2015 at Amherst College. The workshop is structured to allow for participation...
Rank this Week: 37

The Conference Room--Answers to…

The Conference Room--Answers to Questions on N.C. Law

Comments on North Carolina civil litigation and laws. By Bradley A. Coxe.

http://nclawyer.typepad.com/north_carolina_civil_litg/
  • Apr 1

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board
    Attached is a Board Effectiveness Checklist from governance.pro that helps an organization determine if it is being as effective as it can be. The checklist applies to all types of organizations, so all the factors may not apply to every...
  • Mar 20

    What a jury doesn't hear

    What a jury doesn't hear
    An American judge talking to a lawyer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) After every trial, I try to talk with the individual jurors who heard my case. It helps me as a trial lawyer determine what strategy and tactics worked and what...
  • Feb 10

    Ask a Lawyer Day

    Ask a Lawyer Day
    Last week I participated in the Ask a Lawyer Day program in Wilmington NC. This is similar to Justice4All program where local attorneys field legal questions for free from the general public. Oftentimes it involves explanations of legal…
Rank this Week: 434

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Apr 1

    Broad support for the US climate change commitment

    Broad support for the US climate change commitment
    Jake Schmidt, Director, International Program, Washington, DC: This post was co-written by Han Chen from NRDC. Yesterday, the White House submitted its formal proposal to cut U.S. emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels…
  • Apr 1

    Spring has sprung on the farm in Nebraska

    Spring has sprung on the farm in Nebraska
    Claire O'Connor, Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: I traveled back to the Cornhusker State recently, and saw the clear signs of spring. The Sandhill Cranes were in the throes of their migration--a magnificent sight if you ever…
  • Apr 1

    California Counties Must Not Wait for Illusory State Protections from Fracking

    California Counties Must Not Wait for Illusory State Protections from Fracking
    Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, Attorney, Marine Mammal and Southern California Ecosystems Projects, Santa Monica: In a disappointing 3-2 vote, on Tuesday, March 17, the Board of Supervisors in Monterey County, California found…
Rank this Week: 879

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

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 1

    Silk Road Boss’ First Murder Attempt Was His Mentor’s Idea

    Silk Road Boss’ First Murder Attempt Was His Mentor’s Idea
    The allegation that the Silk Road’s Dread Pirate Roberts attempted to pay for six murders has loomed over the story of that massive online drug market. How could the pseudonymous figure preaching non-violent, libertarian ideals stoop to…
  • Apr 1

    New Obama Order Allows Sanctions Against Foreign Hacker

    New Obama Order Allows Sanctions Against Foreign Hacker
    The order is aimed primarily at state-sponsored actors and other hackers who are beyond the reach of law enforcement or diplomatic efforts. The post New Obama Order Allows Sanctions Against Foreign Hackers appeared first on WIRED.
  • Mar 30

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road
    Nearly 18 months after the Silk Road online drug market was busted by law enforcement, the criminal charges rippling out from the case have now come full circle. The post DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road appeared…
Rank this Week: 10

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 1

    Article on the Prudent Investor Rule and Market Risk

    Article on the Prudent Investor Rule and Market Risk
    Max M. Schanzenbach (Northwestern University School of Law) and Robert H. Sitkoff (Harvard Law School) recently published an article entitled, The Prudent Investor Rule and Market Risk: An Empirical Analysis, Northwestern Public Law Research…
  • Apr 1

    Judge Rules Ernie Banks' Will Is Valid

    Judge Rules Ernie Banks' Will Is Valid
    Yesterday a Cook County Probate judge determined that the will signed by Ernie Banks is valid. The judge confirmed the will that gave all of Banks’ assets to his caretaker after hearing testimony from two paralegals from the law firm...
  • Apr 1

    Civil Liberty Organizations Express Privacy Concerns Regarding Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

    Civil Liberty Organizations Express Privacy Concerns Regarding Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
    As I have previously discussed, the Uniform Law Commission created the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, which grants fiduciaries access to an individual's digital assets. Four civil liberty organizations, Center for Democracy…
Rank this Week: 56

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 1

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Moulton

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Moulton
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 13-0556, 2015 MT 97N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MOSE DAVID MOULTON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 31

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an…

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – OTHER DA 14-0626, 2015 MT 96N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRYCE ALLAN SCHOLZ, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 31

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an…

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0473, 2015 MT 95, IN RE PETITION OF MISSOULA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MISSOULA COUNTY, Petitioner and Appellee, v. BITTERROOT STAR, MISSOULA…
Rank this Week: 21

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Are you a Klingon or a Replicant? Do you work in IP? If so, read on

    Are you a Klingon or a Replicant? Do you work in IP? If so, read on
    Klingons: acceptance within the IP professions is a long and arduous Trek ..."It takes all sorts to make a world" runs the proverb. Much the same can be said of the community of good souls who make up the community of intellectual…
  • Apr 1

    BREAKING: Dutch court refers questions to CJEU on e-lending and digital exhaustion

    BREAKING: Dutch court refers questions to CJEU on e-lending and digital exhaustion
    Fancy a trip to Luxembourg?First of all, a kat-warning: this is not an April's Fool joke, also because how could you ever make copyright-related jokes? ;)A few months ago this very blog reported that a new reference to the Court of…
  • Apr 1

    BREAKING NEWS: It's official -- the law is an ASOS, or is it an ASSOS ...?

    BREAKING NEWS: It's official -- the law is an ASOS, or is it an ASSOS ...?
    "Is that ASOS,ASSOS, ASOSS ... ?"The battle between ASSOS and ASOS is the sort of thing that case note writers and legal bloggers dread: complex litigation involving two names that are so similar that it's easy to type the one place of the…
Rank this Week: 94

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Apr 1

    New Cert Petition: Property Owner Should Not Be Limited To "Whispering" Anti-Eminent Domain Message

    New Cert Petition: Property Owner Should Not Be Limited To "Whispering" Anti-Eminent Domain Message
    As we hoped it might, the Norfolk, Virginia property owner -- represented by the Institute for Justice -- who was on the losing side of the Fourth Circuit's 2-1 recent opinion in Central Radio Co. Inc. v. City of Norfolk, 776 F.3d 229 (4th…
  • Apr 1

    Recent California Court Of Appeal Regulatory Takings Opinion Should Be Published

    Recent California Court Of Appeal Regulatory Takings Opinion Should Be Published
    Here's the letter request which we sent today to the California Court of Appeal, Second Division, asking the court to publish its recent opinion in Brost v. City of Santa Barbara, No. B246153 (Mar. 25, 2015). In our post about the case, we…
  • Mar 30

    How Are They (I Mean *We*) Going To Pay For Honolulu's Rail?

    How Are They (I Mean *We*) Going To Pay For Honolulu's Rail?
    The short answer: taxes. There's been a lot of breathless reporting over the past couple of weeks about the skyrocketing cost of the 20-mile, 21-station Honolulu rail project. Cost estimates to build the line from Ewa to Ala Moana Center…
Rank this Week: 247

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Winner of Moritz Law Library and Technology Survey Prize!

    Winner of Moritz Law Library and Technology Survey Prize!
    Thanks to the many Moritz students who completed the Moritz Law Library and Technology survey. The Library and IT Department are reviewing responses as part of the planning process already underway. Your input is much-appreciated.…
  • Mar 30

    Pot Smokers in Your Office

    Pot Smokers in Your Office
    In the recent article Marijuana Is Changing the Workplace. Here’s How Employers Should Deal With It., Slate.com's headline is curious---how should employers respond to employees' use of legal medical marijuana?---as though there are a…
  • Mar 27

    Law Student Writing Competition

    Law Student Writing Competition
    It might be tempting after you've finished your seminar paper or journal note to just file it away and move on to the next thing.  Why not enter it into a writing competition?  Moritz students have been successful in recent competitions,…
Rank this Week: 154

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Apr 1

    Don’t Be a Legal Self-Help DIY April Fool

    Don’t Be a Legal Self-Help DIY April Fool
    There is a lot of legal self-help you can do that really is DIY (do it yourself), but if there is a lot of money at stake, property, children, parents, dependents, your credit rating, your reputation, your heirs or inheritance, ……
  • Mar 31

    20 Access to Legal Services and Information App

    20 Access to Legal Services and Information App
    From the ABA Journal: “20 apps to help provide easier access to legal help,” by Joe Dysart, April 1, 2015. Words to the Wise: DIY Lawyering can be risky – and expensive – if you have to pay a lawyer … Continue…
  • Mar 26

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian
    Every working stiff needs a laugh and a boost on Friday-Eve morning (better known as Thursday morning) and we are no exception to that truth. So, we often turn to the Legal Research is Easy blogger who never fails to tickle ……
Rank this Week: 262

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 432

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

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

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Apr 1

    San Antonio Man Killed Construction Accident

    San Antonio Man Killed Construction Accident
    An investigation has been opened into the death of a San Antonio construction worker who died after falling from a platform at a New Braunfels job site.
  • Apr 1

    Leander Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Leander Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash
    A 19-year-old from Leander was fatally injured Monday night when his motorcycle collided with a sedan.
  • Apr 1

    1 Dead in Rayford Hit-and-Run

    1 Dead in Rayford Hit-and-Run
    One person was killed last Saturday as a result of a hit-and-run on the North Freeway near Rayford. Authorities are investigating.
Rank this Week: 541

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

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Apr 1

    FINRA Fines Oppenheimer $2.5 million

    FINRA Fines Oppenheimer $2.5 million
    The Financial Industry Regulatory  Authority (FINRA) recently imposed a hefty fine on the broker dealer, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc, for failure to adequately supervise their employee Mark Hotton. The firm was fine $2.5 million and…
  • Mar 31

    Macquarie Capital fined over Puda Coal due diligence.

    Macquarie Capital fined over Puda Coal due diligence.
    Have you suffered losses investing in Puda Coal?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover those losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the broker-dealer that recommended the investment…
  • Mar 30

    Three Brokerage Firms fined over supervisory failures.

    Three Brokerage Firms fined over supervisory failures.
    According to reports, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. (Finra) recently issued six-figure fines to three brokerages for lapses in supervising reports to clients that summarize all their assets, including those not handled at…
Rank this Week: 289

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 81

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Apr 1

    Linda Greenhouse and the Latest Abolitionist Dissembling

    Linda Greenhouse and the Latest Abolitionist Dissembling
    The New York Times never saw a killer it couldn't find an excuse for, and today it continues in that tradition with this op-ed by Linda Greenhouse.  Doug Berman of Ohio State aptly titles his entry on it, "Should the...
  • Apr 1

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Chicago Robbers Copy Cartel Roadblock Tactics:  Robbers on Chicago's south side are emulating Mexican cartel tactics by setting up fake roadblocks as a ruse to trap motorist and violently rob them.  Ildefonso Ortiz of Breitbart…
  • Apr 1

    The Federal Prosecutor

    The Federal Prosecutor
    Address by Robert H. Jackson, Attorney General of the United States(and later Associate Justice of the Supreme Court)to the United States AttorneysApril 1, 1940It would probably be within the range of that exaggeration permitted in Washington…
Rank this Week: 204

Recording Industry vs The People

Recording Industry vs The People

Covers the RIAA's lawsuits of against ordinary working people.

http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Arista v Grooveshark trial set to begin April 27th

    Arista v Grooveshark trial set to begin April 27th
    A trial date has been set in one of the Grooveshark cases, Arista v. Escape Media. The trial will begin Monday, April 27th, in the courtroom of Judge Thomas P. Griesa, room 26B, at the federal courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York…
  • Mar 27

    Aereo files for bankruptcy

    Aereo files for bankruptcy
    Well, it finally happened; Aereo has given up the ghost and filed for bankruptcy. It will be interesting to see whether the the content cartel will be satisfied at having put the company out of business, or will instead look for blood. March…
  • Sep 29

    Individual defendants found liable in Grooveshark case

    Individual defendants found liable in Grooveshark case
    In UMG Escape Media, the Court has granted summary judgment finding the individual defendants to be liable for copyright infringement. September 29, 2014, decision granting summary judgment against individual defendants Ray Beckerman, P.C.
Rank this Week: 198

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 1

    California governor orders mandatory water restrictions amid drought | Fox New

    California governor orders mandatory water restrictions amid drought | Fox New
    ECHO LAKE, Calif. – California Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered state officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as the state grapples with a serious drought. via www.foxnews.com Dear oh dear.
  • Apr 1

    How RFRA Works, Explained In One Chart

    How RFRA Works, Explained In One Chart
    Despite the deliberate misinformation being spread by Leftist activists and their friends in the media, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, is not a complicated law. It is not difficult to understand. It is not a blanket license…
  • Apr 1

    Getty grandson had restraining order against ex before death - NY Daily New

    Getty grandson had restraining order against ex before death - NY Daily New
    The grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, who was found dead and bleeding from his rectum in his L.A. home, claimed in court papers that Lanessa Grace DeJonge — the ex-girlfriend who reportedly found him dead — was using...
Rank this Week: 117

Paralegal Mentor

Paralegal Mentor

Covers resources, organizational tips, ethics issues for paralegals. By Vicki Voisin.

http://www.paralegalmentorblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Follow us to this blog's new location on…

    Follow us to this blog's new location on the Paralegal Mentor website!Just a quick note to let everyone know to change their bookmarks for this blog. The Paralegal Mentor Blog is now a part of The Paralegal Mentor website. You can find it at…
  • Mar 11

    How Do You Define "Office"?

    How Do You Define "Office"?
    What does the word "office mean to you?Is it just space you're occupying while you wait for something better to come along ... or until it's time to retire?Is it just a place to go each day, put in the required hours, do the necessary work,…
  • Mar 10

    Five Law Firms Named to Fortune Magazine Top 100 List

    Five Law Firms Named to Fortune Magazine Top 100 List
    Fortune magazine has released its latest list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Fortune based its rankings on a survey sent to a random sample of employees, as well as a "culture audit" that gathers information about pay, benefits…
Rank this Week: 388

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Apr 1

    Hull on Estates #412 – Will drafting at Walmart

    Hull on Estates #412 – Will drafting at Walmart
    Listen to Hull on Estates #412 – Will drafting at Walmart This week on Hull on Estates, Natalia Angelini and Stuart Clark discuss the recent article from Precedent Magazine outlining the growth of legal services (including estate…
  • Apr 1

    $99 Wills – Are They Worth It?

    $99 Wills – Are They Worth It?
    In April of last year, Suzana Popovic-Montag wrote a blog about Axess Law (“Axess”), which opened up shop providing legal services, including will drafting, in three Greater Toronto Area Walmart stores. Since then, Axess has…
  • Mar 31

    Inheritance Tax Debates Continue

    Inheritance Tax Debates Continue
    President Obama has recently revealed plans to increase inheritance taxes payable by Americans with high-value estates.  His proposal increases the tax rate applied to estates of sizes greater than $5,430,000.00 from 40% to 68% of the…
Rank this Week: 425

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/
  • Apr 1

    Ongoing conflicts over campus speech

    Ongoing conflicts over campus speech
    Short story in the Chronicle of Higher Ed on various new controversies over offensive speech on college campuses, including at Oklahoma, Penn State, Maryland, Bucknell, and Mary Washington. I would suggest the last two paragraphs, involving…
  • Apr 1

    Rotation

    Rotation
    Welcome to April. Thanks to our March visitors, some of whom may be sticking around for the remainder of this week to tie-up loose ends. And welcome to our April slate of visitors--Carissa Hessick (Utah), Tung Yin (Lewis & Clark), Amy…
  • Mar 31

    <em>Armstrong</em>: Is Utterly Disingenuous Statutory Interpretation Ever Worth It?

    &lt;em&gt;Armstrong&lt;/em&gt;: Is Utterly Disingenuous Statutory Interpretation Ever Worth It?
    Howard already promised that my reaction to today's Supreme Court decision in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center would be "blistering," and I'd hate to disappoint. In a nutshell, a 5-4 conservative majority (the usual suspects,…
Rank this Week: 60

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 1

    Repeal, Lawsuit Pose Challenge to FATCA

    Repeal, Lawsuit Pose Challenge to FATCA
    Wall Street Journal editorial, Checking the IRS Overseas: Senator Rand Paul this month introduced a bill to repeal Fatca, and a coalition of U.S. taxpayers will soon challenge its constitutionality in federal court. ... Fatca has created a…
  • Apr 1

    Ohio State's New Logo: Everything Is for Sale!

    Ohio State's New Logo: Everything Is for Sale!
    Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed: Welcome to Ohio State, Where It Is All For Sale, by Steven Conn (Department of History, Ohio State): I'm excited to announce that my university has changed its motto. Out with the old and in with: “Omnia…
  • Apr 1

    Robson: Enhancing Reciprocal Synergies Between Teaching and Scholarship

    Robson: Enhancing Reciprocal Synergies Between Teaching and Scholarship
    Ruthann Robson (CUNY), Enhancing Reciprocal Synergies between Teaching and Scholarship, 64 J. Legal Educ. 480 (2015): This essay confronts the canard that one can be a good law teacher or a good legal scholar, but not both. It contends that…
Rank this Week: 35

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Apr 1

    GM Faces Constituency Director Conflict Issue

    GM Faces Constituency Director Conflict Issue
    On Feb. 11, The Wall Street Journal reported that General Motors (GM) was evaluating a potential nominee to its board from four hedge funds, collectively holding more than 34 million of GM’s shares. According to the report, the…
  • Mar 31

    Morris James Launches Data Privacy and Information Governance Group

    Morris James Launches Data Privacy and Information Governance Group
    Morris James LLP has formed a Data Privacy and Information Governance Group. The Data Privacy and Information Governance Group is an interdisciplinary team of corporate and fiduciary duty attorneys, attorneys well-versed in electronic data…
  • Mar 30

    Court Of Chancery Explains How Hard It Is To Appeal Arbitration Order

    Court Of Chancery Explains How Hard It Is To Appeal Arbitration Order
    3850 & 3860 Colonial Blvd. LLC v. Griffin, C.A. 9575-VCN (March 30, 2015) This decision explains how hard it is to appeal an order staying litigation in favor of arbitration.  Even when there are some good arguments over whether the…
Rank this Week: 764

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/
  • Apr 1

    Another federal court rejects the usual food law defense

    Another federal court rejects the usual food law defense
    by Steve Gardner On March 31, another federal court rejected another a motion to dismiss another “natural” claims lawsuit. Download here: Langan v J&J. The first paragraph of the opinion does at least as good a job as I…
  • Apr 1

    First comprehensive state occupational safety/health standard database

    First comprehensive state occupational safety/health standard database
    A new public safety tool is now available: an online database of state worker health and safety requirements in the 25 states with a federally-approved occupational safety and health enforcement agency. The database was created by Public…
  • Mar 31

    Settlement in currency trading case

    Settlement in currency trading case
    As the New York Times reported earlier this month, The Bank of New York Mellon will pay $714 million to settle accusations that it cheated government pension funds and other investors for more than a decade, federal and state authorities...
Rank this Week: 52

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Apr 1

    DadsDivorce LIVE: The Forgotten Victim Of Domestic Violence

    DadsDivorce LIVE: The Forgotten Victim Of Domestic Violence
    Although the issue of domestic violence has been brought to the forefront recently, there is still an often overlooked victim that frequently finds a lack of resources and adequate support when faced with domestic abuse. The majority of…
  • Mar 31

    Who Decides A Child’s Religion After Divorce?

    Who Decides A Child’s Religion After Divorce?
    Over the last 30 years, the number of custody disputes involving religion has exploded. In previous generations, sole custody was almost always awarded to the mother, who would have the right to determine the child’s religious…
  • Mar 30

    Sorting Out Inheritances During Divorce

    Sorting Out Inheritances During Divorce
    Question: My wife is hinting at a divorce and I don’t want to fight her. For the last six years we have been living off her inheritance she received when her father passed away. Most of that is in investment accounts, most of which are…
Rank this Week: 152

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Apr 1

    Columbia Grad Student Union Hearings Underway

    Columbia Grad Student Union Hearings Underway
    Yesterday, parties made opening statements in a hearing before the National Labor Relations Board being held to determine whether the Graduate Workers of Columbia should be allowed to form a labor union.  The Graduate Workers of Columbia…
  • Mar 31

    President Vetoes GOP Attempt To Nix Quickie Election Rule

    President Vetoes GOP Attempt To Nix Quickie Election Rule
    In an unsurprising move, earlier today President Obama vetoed a measure put forward by House and Senate Republicans under the auspices of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) that would have invalidated the National Labor Relations…
  • Mar 30

    Labor Strike Coming to PA Hospital

    Labor Strike Coming to PA Hospital
    Tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m., licensed practical nurses and technicians are set to walk off the job and hit the pickets in protest against ACMH Hospital’s alleged unfair labor practices.  The strike is being organized by the…
Rank this Week: 732

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Crash on I-84 near Juniper Road exit injures three

    Crash on I-84 near Juniper Road exit injures three
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Mar 31

    Crash on Southbound US93 blocks traffic

    Crash on Southbound US93 blocks traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Mar 31

    Two Vehicle Crash North of Blackfoot

    Two Vehicle Crash North of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 183

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Apr 1

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    Zacchaeus 2000 Trust Senior Casework Manager An exciting new opportunity in advice work has arrived! We are now recruiting for a Senior Casework Manager to lead our casework team. Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer Hours of work: Full…
  • Mar 30

    Discretionary Housing Payments – the trouble with DLA.

    Discretionary Housing Payments – the trouble with DLA.
    Hardy, R (on the application of) v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2015] EWHC 890 Oh, we have been waiting for this one. According to DWP survey evidence, some 75% of Councils take Disability Living Allowance into account as income…
  • Mar 29

    No comment

    No comment
    Bounce message received for one of our email updates. I think it was this one (in which I tried so hard not to swear, but may have said damn. Also I mentioned Grayling). “Message blocked due to profanity content. Working with…
Rank this Week: 437

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Apr 1

    How to earn more by working le

    How to earn more by working le
    No doubt you’ve heard of Parkinson’s Law, which says that, “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”. Translation: most people waste time. You can get more done in less time by allocating less…
  • Mar 31

    I’d love to interview you

    I’d love to interview you
    You get an email from an admirer. Someone who reads your blog, gets your newsletter, or sees your social media posts. Or someone who heard you speak and thought you were the bees knees. They have their own blog or newsletter, and they want to…
  • Mar 30

    Are you picking up what I’m laying down?

    Are you picking up what I’m laying down?
    What do you do when a client doesn’t follow your advice? I was discussing this with a subscriber-friend via email recently. He said: “You fire them. . . I can get clients who make me happy. If a client makes me unhappy for an…
Rank this Week: 971

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 1

    Antitrust and Patent Issues, Part II - CPI Antitrust Chronicle Spring 2015, Volume 3 Number 2

    Antitrust and Patent Issues, Part II - CPI Antitrust Chronicle Spring 2015, Volume 3 Number 2
    We're still swimming in the murky waters of patents in this second of two issues on antitrust and patents, compiled with Danny Sokol's guidance. These articles continue exploring the turmoil with in-depth analyses on, among other issues, the…
  • Apr 1

    Turkish leniency programme: a critical review

    Turkish leniency programme: a critical review
    Meltem Bagis Akkaya, Chief Competition Expert, Turkish Competition Authority offers Turkish leniency programme: a critical review. ABSTRACT: Leniency programmes represent an effective, and often the only, tool for detecting secret…
  • Apr 1

    Bank Competition, Welfare and Stability: The Interplay Between Loan and Deposit Market

    Bank Competition, Welfare and Stability: The Interplay Between Loan and Deposit Market
    Stefan Arping, University of Amsterdam Business School; Tinbergen Institute Bank explores Competition, Welfare and Stability: The Interplay Between Loan and Deposit Markets. ABSTRACT: I devise a model of imperfect competition in banking,…
Rank this Week: 27

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Argument analysis: Justices debate intent to induce patent infringement (again)

    Argument analysis: Justices debate intent to induce patent infringement (again)
    The Court started this Term’s patent day on Tuesday with Commil USA v. Cisco Systems. It is hard to believe it already has been four years since the Court tried in Global-Tech Appliances v. SEB to clarify what it takes to prove…
  • Apr 1

    Today’s transcript

    Today’s transcript
    The transcript in Harris v. Viegelahn is here. The transcript in Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank is here. 
  • Apr 1

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Yesterday’s decision in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, in which a divided Court held that Medicaid providers do not have a cause of action to challenge a state’s reimbursement rates, garnered considerable coverage and…
Rank this Week: 11