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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…
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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Jul 27

    IVR World Congre

    IVR World Congre
    No description is available at this time.
  • Jul 13

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 961

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: 428

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/
  • Jul 31

    The Traffic stop in Michigan DUI, Criminal and License Case

    The Traffic stop in Michigan DUI, Criminal and License Case
    Whether it's a drunk driving (DUI), driver's license restoration, driving while license suspended or revoked, or even a drug possession or indecent exposure charge, the overwhelming majority of the cases I handle can trace their beginnings to…
  • Jul 27

    DUI 1st Offense in Michigan - Dealing with the Stre

    DUI 1st Offense in Michigan - Dealing with the Stre
    In this article, I want to return to the subject of a 1st offense DUI, and look at it from the inside, meaning how it feels to be the person facing it. In Michigan, we technically have no such offense...
  • Jul 24

    Getting Sober - Michigan Driver's License Restoration and DUI

    Getting Sober - Michigan Driver's License Restoration and DUI
    On both my website and this blog, I have written rather extensively about how sobriety is a necessary requirement to a successful license appeal. This is also the big turning point for someone facing a DUI, and who is determined...
Rank this Week: 568

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/
  • Jul 29

    Diamantis on Moral Gambling & Blaming

    Diamantis on Moral Gambling & Blaming
    Mihailis Evangelos Diamantis (Columbia Law School; NYU, Philosophy Department) has posted Dealer's Choice in Moral Gambling on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Apportioning blame is a messy business with significant moral implications. This makes…
  • Jul 29

    Rabin on Weinstein & Tort

    Rabin on Weinstein & Tort
    Robert L. Rabin (Stanford Law School) has posted Judge Jack Weinstein and the World of Tort: Institutional and Historical Perspectives (DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article, I offer four…
  • Jul 29

    Altman on Parental Control Right

    Altman on Parental Control Right
    Scott Altman (University of Southern California Law School) has posted Parental Control Rights on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Parents typically direct many aspects of their young children’s lives and often believe that they deserve…
Rank this Week: 50

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 27

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

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 189

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/
  • Jul 29

    Fatality Crash US95 at 323

    Fatality Crash US95 at 323
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Jul 28

    Defendant Sentenced to Twenty-Four Years for Murder on Nez Perce Reservation

    Defendant Sentenced to Twenty-Four Years for Murder on Nez Perce Reservation
    COEUR D'ALENE - Raymond Antoine Scott, Jr., 39, of Lapwai, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 288 months in prison for second degree murder in the death of William Reich on the Nez Perce Reservation, U.S. Attorney…
  • Jul 27

    Rollover crash on I15 sends two to hospital

    Rollover crash on I15 sends two to hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 110

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Events, Outcomes, and Effects – Media Responsibility to Be Accurate

    Events, Outcomes, and Effects – Media Responsibility to Be Accurate
    Thanks to Dr. David Schwartz for the pointer to a story, by a Bloomberg, Reuters health reporter, on a JAMA online-first article on drug “side effects.” See David Schwartz, “Lack of compliance on ADR Reporting: Some serious…
  • Jul 28

    California Actos Decision Embraces Relative-Risk-Greater-Than-Two Argument

    California Actos Decision Embraces Relative-Risk-Greater-Than-Two Argument
    A recent decision of the California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division Three, continues the dubious state and federal practice of deciding important issues under cover of unpublished opinions. Cooper v. Takeda Pharms. America, Inc.,…
  • Jul 25

    Ramazzini Serves Courtroom Silica Science Al Dente

    Ramazzini Serves Courtroom Silica Science Al Dente
    Collegium Ramazzini styles itself as an “independent, international academy.” The Collegium Ramazzini was founded in 1982, by the late Irving Selikoff and others to serve as an advocacy forum for their pro-compensation and…
Rank this Week: 923

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: 432

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 566

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jul 29

    Instapundit » Blog Archive » HONESTLY, I JUST AVOID BOTH

    Instapundit » Blog Archive » HONESTLY, I JUST AVOID BOTH
    The Evidence Supports Artificial Sweeteners Over Sugar. This past year, the Insta-Daughter quit putting sugar in her coffee, following my advice: Just stop and after a couple of weeks you won’t miss it any more. That works for lots…
  • Jul 29

    How I Realized I'm A Conservative

    How I Realized I'm A Conservative
    For me, it was “that’s a compassionate and good liberal policy” becomes “that’s a policy of destructive collectivism and government overreach.” Nothing brought this more clearly to light for me than…
  • Jul 29

    Anti-abortion group releases third Planned Parenthood video - CNNPolitics.com

    Anti-abortion group releases third Planned Parenthood video - CNNPolitics.com
    "Publicizing secret video footage of a woman's abortion process is a grossly offensive act that should be rejected by all regardless of political perspective," said Dawn Laguens, the executive vice president of Planned Parenthood, in the…
Rank this Week: 173

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Understanding Your Miranda Rights in Florida

    Understanding Your Miranda Rights in Florida
    As a U.S. citizen, you have what is known as Miranda Rights. The term Miranda Rights has its origins in a 1966 U.S. Supreme Court Case known as Miranda v. Arizona. The court’s ruling on this matter gives anyone in police custody or…
  • Jul 24

    Deputies Uncover Meth Lab in Home with Toddler

    Deputies Uncover Meth Lab in Home with Toddler
    Alachua County sheriff’s deputies arrested a mother Sunday night after they allegedly found a home inhabited by a toddler that was full of ingredients used to cook methamphetamine. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office was called to…
  • Jul 23

    New Port Richey Woman Gets 18 Months in Prison for Selling Counterfeit MAC Makeup

    New Port Richey Woman Gets 18 Months in Prison for Selling Counterfeit MAC Makeup
    A New Port Richey woman has been sentenced to prison for trafficking in counterfeit cosmetics. The 45-year-old woman was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison. A money judgment was also issued against her for nearly $1 million. She pleaded…
Rank this Week: 463

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Salmonella Stuffed Chicken Causes Outbreak in Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Wisconsin

    Salmonella Stuffed Chicken Causes Outbreak in Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Wisconsin
    The CDC, several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to raw, frozen, stuffed chicken... Continue…
  • Jul 23

    50 Sick with Salmonella in Washington from Pork

    50 Sick with Salmonella in Washington from Pork
    Washington State health officials are working with state and local partners to investigate several cases and clusters of Salmonella infections that appear to be linked to eating pork. The ongoing... Continue Reading
  • Jul 22

    Salmonella in Seattle

    Salmonella in Seattle
    The Seattle Times reports that as many as 16 people were likely sickened with salmonella poisoning from raw eggs used in Father’s Day weekend brunch dishes served at Tallulah’s restaurant... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 295

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 29

    How To Transition Or Transfer A Busine

    How To Transition Or Transfer A Busine
    When it is time to transfer a business the process can be complex and involves more than just estate planning. A business “transition” involves the transfer of a business asset or the whole entity when the current owner is ready...
  • Jul 29

    The Balancing Act Involved With Charitable Giving

    The Balancing Act Involved With Charitable Giving
    When it comes to charitable giving there are multiple layers of intertwined motivations that are both personal and philanthropic. A financial planner needs to perform a balancing act when assisting a client with overcoming conflicting desires…
  • Jul 29

    Regulations On Valuation Discounts May Be Close To Publication

    Regulations On Valuation Discounts May Be Close To Publication
    Rumors are circulating that the Treasury Department is going to publish new regulations that will deal with planning for chapter 14 family businesses and entities. In this edition of Capital Letters Ronald C. Aucutt discusses the valuation…
Rank this Week: 60

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: 7

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 29

    Wednesday Night Open Thread

    Wednesday Night Open Thread
    Another day spent on computer issues. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome, while I catch up. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 29

    Windows 10 Upgrade Fever

    Windows 10 Upgrade Fever
    I do not like upgrades, but there were so many positive things being said about the new Windows 10, and my 6 month old desktop was having so many problems and freezing so often, I decided to see if it would work. Last night, it didn't…
  • Jul 28

    White House Rejects Pardon for Edward Snowden

    White House Rejects Pardon for Edward Snowden
    The White House today released an official statement rejecting a "We the People" online pardon petition for Edward Snowden. The petition had 167,000 signatures. Dan Froomkin at the Intercept has more. The White House response was…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Jul 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Court upholds Florida law restricting doctor-patient speech about gun

    [Eugene Volokh] Court upholds Florida law restricting doctor-patient speech about gun
    Yesterday, the 11th Circuit handed down a substantially revised opinion in Wollschlaeger v. Governor, the Florida “Docs vs. Glocks” case. (I’d been following the controversy for quite a while, but didn’t have a chance…
  • Jul 29

    [Eugene Volokh] N.Y. appellate court refuses to order release of Eric Garner grand jury material

    [Eugene Volokh] N.Y. appellate court refuses to order release of Eric Garner grand jury material
    From today’s decision in In re James v. Donovan: These appeals arise out of the death of Eric Garner on July 17, 2014, and a grand jury’s decision not to return an indictment against the target or targets of its investigation.…
  • Jul 29

    [Orin Kerr] Is credit card skimming a Fourth Amendment search?

    [Orin Kerr] Is credit card skimming a Fourth Amendment search?
    In United States v. Bah, decided July 24th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down the first circuit ruling on whether skimming a credit card — swiping the card through a magnetic reader to find out the number and…
Rank this Week: 9

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 29

    Van Overturns in Toms River Neighborhood, 3 Injured: Cody Diaz, Matthew Diaz, and Kevin Murray

    Van Overturns in Toms River Neighborhood, 3 Injured: Cody Diaz, Matthew Diaz, and Kevin Murray
    Toms River, NJ — Three young men were all injured and taken to a hospital earlier on Thursday morning of last week (July 23, 2015) after their white van (possibly a work van) was in a rollover accident. The accident happened at roughly…
  • Jul 29

    Semi-Truck Rear-Ends Traffic on I-64 in Midway, Several Injured

    Semi-Truck Rear-Ends Traffic on I-64 in Midway, Several Injured
    Midway, KY — The police in Midway and the highway patrol reported an accident on Monday morning, July 27, that left at least a few people with injuries. They said that a large 18-wheeler truck failed to brake in time for stopped traffic…
  • Jul 29

    Police Say Log Truck Driver Not at Fault in Highway 11 Accident in Grifton, NC

    Police Say Log Truck Driver Not at Fault in Highway 11 Accident in Grifton, NC
    Grifton, NC, — There was an accident reported this past Tuesday (July 26, 2015) that left the driver of a fully-loaded log truck with injuries. Police say that another trucker cut off the log truck on Highway 11, just outside of…
Rank this Week: 47

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The July 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of Court…
  • Jul 28

    New and Updated European Court of Human Rights Factsheet

    New and Updated European Court of Human Rights Factsheet
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has published a series of Factsheets that describe important jurisprudence of the institution on a number of subjects. Recent additions and updates include: Sexual orientation…
  • Jul 27

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada
    Sean Fine, the Globe and Mail's justice correspondent, published a lengthy piece in the weekend edition of the newspaper on Stephen Harper’s courts: How the judiciary has been remade. In it, Fine provides an analysis of appointments to…
Rank this Week: 534

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 29

    First Cyberstalking, Then Murder, in Family Law Tragedy

    First Cyberstalking, Then Murder, in Family Law Tragedy
    In a divorce tragedy akin to Shakespeare’s “MacBeth”, Delaware mother Christine Belford, age 39, was murdered by her father-in-law in February 2013 after years of litigation involving child abduction, allegations of mental…
  • Jul 24

    Judges’ Orders Place Limitations on Defendants’ Sex Live

    Judges’ Orders Place Limitations on Defendants’ Sex Live
    Another American judge has made an order regulating a litigant’s sex life. In the most recent case a court in Kansas sentenced a career criminal to a lengthy prison term for being a felon in possession of a weapon and also imposed a…
  • Jul 20

    Country Superstars Blake and Miranda to Divorce

    Country Superstars Blake and Miranda to Divorce
    Isn’t it funny that we can feel a profound sadness when people we don’t know announce they’re divorcing? In our world of 24/7 multi-media we get to know the celebrities we admire, the ones we pay big dollars to see their…
Rank this Week: 296

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 145

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 29

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect
    UN: “The 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects is the twenty-fourth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social…
  • Jul 29

    Stress Testing Convergence

    Stress Testing Convergence
    Gutierrez Gallardo, German and Schuermann, Til and Duane, Michael, Stress Testing Convergence (July 28, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2636984 “This year, 2015, marks the six-year anniversary of US…
  • Jul 29

    See the world in your language with Google Translate

    See the world in your language with Google Translate
    Google Blog: “The Google Translate app already lets you instantly visually translate printed text in seven languages. Just open the app, click on the camera, and point it at the text you need to translate—a street sign, ingredient…
Rank this Week: 20

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    The court is also unpersuaded by Army's arguments that "this is essentially a claim for indemnity with defense" and that the defense and breach of contract claims herein are identical and duplicative of those asserted in the underlying…
  • Jul 26

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    During the second renewal period of the Agreement, the infant Joseph Stanley II was placed into care with foster parent Anita Nurse. On June 6, 2006, while in the custody of Ms. Nurse, the infant was injured. On or about August 2006, a Notice…
  • Jul 24

    City and Army entered into an agreement

    City and Army entered into an agreement
    This action was commenced by the City of New York (City) for a declaration, pursuant to CPLR 3001, that defendant the S Army (Army) has a duty to defend the City in a negligence action currently pending in the Supreme Court of Kings County.…
Rank this Week: 597

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

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/
  • Jul 29

    “Billionaire Donors Bypass K Street”

    “Billionaire Donors Bypass K Street”
    Roll Call reports. … Continue reading →
  • Jul 29

    “Judge threatens IRS chief with contempt”

    “Judge threatens IRS chief with contempt”
    McClatchy: A federal judge has threatened to hold the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service in contempt of court. The threat came Wednesday from U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan, who has been presiding over a lawsuit by the…
  • Jul 29

    “Fattah Buttonholed Obama Directly, According to Indictment”

    “Fattah Buttonholed Obama Directly, According to Indictment”
    Roll Call: The Department of Justice’s indictment of Rep. Chaka Fattah alleges Fattah’s quid-pro-quo scheme included an in-person effort to get President Barack Obama to give a lobbyist an ambassadorship. Fattah, a…
Rank this Week: 371

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/
  • Jul 29

    Job Posting: Navajo Nation Assistant Attorney General

    Job Posting: Navajo Nation Assistant Attorney General
    Here The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is seeking an energetic and motivated Assistant Attorney General to manages a component “Tax and Finance Unit” The qualified applicant will provide legal advice and representation to…
  • Jul 29

    Job Posting: Klamath Tribes Court Administrator

    Job Posting: Klamath Tribes Court Administrator
    Here.
  • Jul 29

    Latest District Court Memorandum and Order in Duluth v. Fond Du Lac

    Latest District Court Memorandum and Order in Duluth v. Fond Du Lac
    07 28 15 Nelson Decision Given the significant weight that is to be placed on this factor, the Court finds that it tips the balance in favor of granting the Band retrospective relief under Rule 60(b)(6). Although (1) the parties ……
Rank this Week: 406

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    WELCOME TO FLORIDA. NOW LEAVE

    WELCOME TO FLORIDA. NOW LEAVE
    Message to all attorneys in the other 49 states: Florida doesn't want you. Reciprocity, the comity that states extend to members of the bar: "you let our lawyers in your Bar and we'll let your lawyers in our Bar" doesn't exist in…
  • Jul 27

    DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ATTORNEYS: DROP DEAD

    DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ATTORNEYS: DROP DEAD
    We thought that the DOC had caved. We thought that the problems with attorneys not being allowed to see clients except through a solid plate of cloudy plexiglass through which you cannot give a client a card or see an a-form was…
  • Jul 27

    BAKING SODA?

    BAKING SODA?
    A Judge in Washington County, PA., was sentenced to 1 to 23 months for stealing cocaine that was in evidence in a case before him.  Judge Pozonsky not only broke the evidence seal on the drugs and  replaced the cocaine with baking…
Rank this Week: 181

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: 118

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 54

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 29

    Barber Foods Salmonella Stuffed Chicken Entrees Sicken Nine

    Barber Foods Salmonella Stuffed Chicken Entrees Sicken Nine
    CDC, several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to raw, frozen, stuffed chicken entrees produced by…
  • Jul 28

    Kroger’s Salmonella Scary Spice Not So Nice

    Kroger’s Salmonella Scary Spice Not So Nice
    The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds sold in its retail stores due to possible contamination from Salmonella. A sample…
  • Jul 27

    What is Cyclospora cayetanensis? Is that Feces in my Cilantro?

    What is Cyclospora cayetanensis? Is that Feces in my Cilantro?
    Cyclospora is a parasite composed of one cell, too small to be seen without a microscope. The organism was previously thought to be a blue-green alga or a large form of Cryptosporidium. Cyclospora cayetanensis is the only species of this…
Rank this Week: 81

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    EPA and the Army Corps Seeking to Consolidate Challenges to Recently Issued “Waters of the United States” Rule

    EPA and the Army Corps Seeking to Consolidate Challenges to Recently Issued “Waters of the United States” Rule
    Since the EPA and the Army Corps published the final rule defining “waters of the United States” on June 29, 2015, 72 plaintiffs have already filed ten separate complaints in eight federal district courts challenging the final…
  • Jul 28

    Commercial Lease Guaranties From Foreign Entities: What You Need to Know to Safeguard Your Security

    Commercial Lease Guaranties From Foreign Entities: What You Need to Know to Safeguard Your Security
    In connection with a commercial lease with an international company, a commercial landlord is often asked to accept U.S.-based subsidiary as the tenant entity.  The U.S. subsidiary often does not have independent financials or credit…
  • Jul 28

    Upcoming Speaking Engagement

    Upcoming Speaking Engagement
    Fourth Annual California EB-5 Conference Featuring Keynote Speaker Congressman Bob Goodlatte. Sheppard Mullin is proud to announce that both John Tishler and Michael Gibson will be participating as panelists at the…
Rank this Week: 532

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 29

    July 30, 2015

    July 30, 2015
  • Jul 29

    Editorial Advisory Board: Eliminate the religious exemption for vaccination

    Editorial Advisory Board: Eliminate the religious exemption for vaccination
    Maryland should eliminate the "religious" exemption, which, in practice, is the same as the personal belief exemption abolished in California. Such action would place Maryland in the forefront of states determined to protect the safety and…
  • Jul 29

    Lawyer who secretly altered own child-custody accord disbarred

    Lawyer who secretly altered own child-custody accord disbarred
    Maryland’s top court has disbarred a Towson attorney who secretly altered her child-custody agreement before handing it to her soon-to-be ex-husband to sign, lied to the court and opposing counsel in her divorce case, lied on a loan…
Rank this Week: 124

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Switchboard

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

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Jul 29

    Clean Power is for Montanans, Wildlife

    Clean Power is for Montanans, Wildlife
    Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT: (Photo of Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout courtesy of the National Park Service) Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the Clean Power…
  • Jul 29

    Wacky weather wears on farmer

    Wacky weather wears on farmer
    Claire O'Connor, Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: Farmers have always been at the mercy of the skies. You can plan and prepare, give your crops the tender loving care they need to thrive, and follow the advice of countless…
  • Jul 29

    Guest Blog: Report Card Highlights Canada's 'Hesitant' Support for Cleantech Deployment

    Guest Blog: Report Card Highlights Canada's 'Hesitant' Support for Cleantech Deployment
    Danielle Droitsch, Senior Policy Analyst, Canada Project, Washington, D.C.: Guest blog by Mitchell Beer Today's Pembina Institute report card on Canada's hesitant support for clean energy deployment fills in an important…
Rank this Week: 699

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 29

    Unwrapping the ‘Happy Birthday’ Legal Dispute

    Unwrapping the ‘Happy Birthday’ Legal Dispute
    “Happy Birthday to You” is a tune simple enough for a cake-addled toddler to master, but the copyright lawsuit over the song is as complex as a Rachmaninoff piano concerto.
  • Jul 29

    Ex-Wilson Sonsini Employee Sentenced to Two Years for Insider Trading

    Ex-Wilson Sonsini Employee Sentenced to Two Years for Insider Trading
    A former employee at the law firm Wilson, Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for insider trading, eight months after admitting to making illegal trades using data gleaned from the firm's computer…
  • Jul 29

    American Accused of Killing Cecil the Lion Says He Didn’t Know Hunt Was Illegal

    American Accused of Killing Cecil the Lion Says He Didn’t Know Hunt Was Illegal
    As two Zimbabweans accused of helping an American dentist track and kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion appeared in court there on Wednesday, the hunter sought to push back against a wave of public opprobrium.
Rank this Week: 43

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"
    I just returned from the AALL annual meeting in Philadelphia and had an interesting discussion with a colleague about Google.  First, let me set the scene: I was on a panel with Zena Applebaum and we had just answered a question about…
  • Jul 28

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America
    We all know this coming of age story. A boy leaves home to study abroad, sows his wild oats, and returns home a grown man, wiser and ready to take on the world. Except this coming of age story has a bit of a twist. The boy is actually a…
  • Jul 15

    Fastcase 50 Announced: Add One More Geek to the List

    Fastcase 50 Announced: Add One More Geek to the List
    We constantly make fun of the lack of innovation in the legal field, but there are a number of highly talented people out there that battle the constant resistance to change, and make a difference for their own organizations and profession.…
Rank this Week: 706

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Massachusetts SJC holds that a CWOF on an OUI counts as a conviction for CDL license holder

    Massachusetts SJC holds that a CWOF on an OUI counts as a conviction for CDL license holder
    In a recent Massachusetts Supreme Court decision, Alfred Tirado v. Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds, the Court held that a continuance without a finding (CWOF) is a conviction funder G.L. c. 90F, section 1, which…
  • Jul 24

    Criminal Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Massachusett

    Criminal Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Massachusett
    In Massachusetts, anyone involved in a motor vehicle accident on a public road is required to stop and give his name, address, and car registration number to any other individual or vehicle operator involved in the collision. If property is…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark
    In a unanimous decision reached by differing concurring opinions, the Supreme Court of the United States finally resolved the question left open by Crawford asking whether statements made to persons other than law enforcement trigger the…
Rank this Week: 871

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Docs v. Glocks Redux

    Docs v. Glocks Redux
    Nearly a year to the day after issuing its original decision, a panel of Judges Tjoflat, Wilson, and Coogler vacated and substituted its opinion in Wollschlaeger v. Governor of the State of Florida. The ACLU reacted (as a disclaimer, my firm…
  • Jul 28

    When dealing with shotgun pleadings, are we following the law?

    When dealing with shotgun pleadings, are we following the law?
    Every so often—as our friend South Florida Lawyers has pointed out—the Eleventh Circuit tells us something about “shotgun pleadings,” which, roughly, are pleadings that don’t conform to the federal pleading…
  • Jul 28

    John Oliver on Minimum Mandatory Sentences!

    John Oliver on Minimum Mandatory Sentences!
    Does this resonate with any of you?
Rank this Week: 96

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jul 29

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer
    The Association of American Law Schools Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers will present a panel at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York on the topic of "Recruiting LL.M. Students: Promises, Expectations, Resources, and…
  • Jul 24

    Applied Legal Storytelling Conference Updates & Photos!

    Applied Legal Storytelling Conference Updates & Photos!
    Chapter Five of the Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, hosted by Seattle Law School, concluded Thursday evening with a lovely dinner at Seattle's Rainier Club, courtesy of Seattle Dean Annette Clark. The Conference was "predictably…
  • Jul 24

    Prof. Steve Schwinn Named Director of the Clinical Program at The John Marshall Law School

    Prof. Steve Schwinn Named Director of the Clinical Program at The John Marshall Law School
    Professor Steve Schwinn has been named as Director of the Clinical Program at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Professor Schwinn earned his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. from the American University Washington…
Rank this Week: 447

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 29

    This land is my land

    This land is my land
    “Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard” [Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica] Tags: aviation, guns, property law, property rights This land is my land is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our…
  • Jul 28

    Contingency fees + IRS = sound policy?

    Contingency fees + IRS = sound policy?
    Yet again — we covered this issue last year — lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering sending private debt collectors on contingency fee after those who owe money to the Internal Revenue Service. Here’s an issue where I…
  • Jul 28

    July 29 roundup

    July 29 roundup
    Former NYT Peking correspondent Richard Bernstein, who now co-owns two nail salons, challenges Times blockbuster on prevalence of labor exploitation at NYC salons [New York Review of Books, Elizabeth Nolan Brown and followup, Times rebuttal]…
Rank this Week: 23

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jul 29

    ABA Section of International Law Leadership Retreat in Chicago

    ABA Section of International Law Leadership Retreat in Chicago
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law Leadership Retreat is underway in Chicago, with section leaders attending from around the world. Welcome to Chicago! We wish you a successful leadership retreat and a productive annual…
  • Jul 29

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer
    The Association of American Law Schools Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers will present a panel at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York on the topic of "Recruiting LL.M. Students: Promises, Expectations, Resources, and…
  • Jul 29

    US State Department Releases 2015 Trafficking iin Persons Report

    US State Department Releases 2015 Trafficking iin Persons Report
    Each year, the U.S. State Department prepares a report on the progress being made by countries around the world in the fight against human trafficking. Earlier this week, the U.S. State Department released its 2015 Trafficking in Persons…
Rank this Week: 853

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jul 29

    Here is what you don't want your jurors to wear in a Death Penalty case

    Here is what you don't want your jurors to wear in a Death Penalty case
    A juror hearing the death penalty case of James Holmes came to court wearing a Mettalica t-shirt that depicted a person in an electric chair. When questioned by the judge about the t-shirt the alternate juror said he wore it...
  • Jul 28

    State and Future of Civil Jury Trials: September 11, 2015

    State and Future of Civil Jury Trials: September 11, 2015
    The Civil Jury Project, which was recently established at NYU law school, will hold its inaugural conference on September 11, 2015. The agenda for the conference can be found below. If you are interested in attending the conference you can...
  • Jul 23

    Erring on the Side of Ignorance: Challenges for Cause Twenty Years after Park

    Erring on the Side of Ignorance: Challenges for Cause Twenty Years after Park
    Rakhi Ruparelia Erring on the Side of Ignorance: Challenges for Cause Twenty Years after Parks Abstract: In 1993, Justice Doherty of the Ontario Court of Appeal crafted what was perhaps the most significant decision on racism in the Canadian…
Rank this Week: 705

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    New Client: Portola Hills Community Association

    New Client: Portola Hills Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Portola Hills Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Portola Hills is a planned development located in Trabuco Canyon, surrounded by the…
  • Jul 24

    Occupancy Limitations and Homeowners Association

    Occupancy Limitations and Homeowners Association
    On January 20, 2015, a tragic fire ripped through a condominium complex in the city of San Juan Capistrano, killing three, injuring six, and displacing eighty residents living in eight units.  The decedents were three of seventeen…
  • Jul 17

    New Client: The Crossings Rowhouse Association

    New Client: The Crossings Rowhouse Association
    We are proud to announce that The Crossings Rowhouse Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. The Crossings Rowhouse is a transit-oriented condominium community located in the city…
Rank this Week: 992

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    How to Build a Lifestyle Law Firm

    How to Build a Lifestyle Law Firm
    The ability to build a “lifestyle law firm” – one that enables you to do what you want, when you want to do it – is the key to financial independence for attorneys. So how do you start building your own lifestyle law…
  • Jul 28

    10 Tips to Generate Quality Leads with a Newsletter

    10 Tips to Generate Quality Leads with a Newsletter
    I’ve heard many attorneys complain that they don’t have time to keep in regular touch with clients let alone those all-important referral sources and prospects. What they are overlooking is the easiest way to accomplish this: a…
  • Jul 27

    The Key to Successful Lead Conversion for Law Firms: Fast Follow-Up!

    The Key to Successful Lead Conversion for Law Firms: Fast Follow-Up!
    Those of you who have already attended a Rainmaker Retreat, our two-day law firm marketing seminar, are familiar with the importance of fast follow-up when it comes to lead conversion. I routinely cite a study that shows leads can go from hot…
Rank this Week: 938