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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

http://news.wustl.edu/_layouts/WUSTL.SharePoint.WebParts/CustomFeed.aspx?xsl=1&web=/schools/Law&page=ffd03ae5-7e53-44de-89b3-4672f3ea5710&wp=afe32abc-2fc9-4eac-80d2-26a459662960
  • Nov 10

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • Nov 26

    Wash U Expert: Law professor calls for do-over in Ferguson case

    Wash U Expert: Law professor calls for do-over in Ferguson case
    The St. Louis County Circuit Court has the authority to seek and appoint a special prosecutor to present the case involving Michael Brown’s death to a new grand jury — and should do so, a law professor at Washington University in…
  • Nov 11

    Wash U Expert: Tax reform not possible in the short term

    Wash U Expert: Tax reform not possible in the short term
    The Republican takeover of Congress following the 2014 midterm election has the potential to create gridlock with President Barack Obama on several key initiatives. One possible exception? Broad-based tax reform. Obama, Sen. Mitch…
Rank this Week: 934

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
      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…
  • Nov 24

    Feds to Auction Silk Road Bitcoins Belonging to Ross William Ulbricht

    Feds to Auction Silk Road Bitcoins Belonging to Ross William Ulbricht
    Going Public LawyerLast week, the US Marshals Service announced that it will hold an auction on December 4, to sell 50,000 bitcoins that belong to Ross William Ulbricht.  Ulbricht is alleged to have operated the first Silk Road…
Rank this Week: 71

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 960

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

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

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Nov 26

    MBTA Subway Trolleys Collide in Dorchester: Passengers Injured

    MBTA Subway Trolleys Collide in Dorchester: Passengers Injured
    An Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority subway trolley collision this morning, injured a reported seven passengers according to WCVB.com and Boston.com. The accident occurred around 6:40 Wednesday morning on the Mattapan line in…
  • Nov 26

    Startling News for Minivan Owner

    Startling News for Minivan Owner
    According to a report issued by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety three popular models have received poor reviews in the IIHS’s front-end collision test. The tests simulate what happens to a driver in a front-end collision.…
Rank this Week: 241

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/
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Nov 26

    Court Of Chancery Explains Bad Faith Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Bad Faith Claim
    In Re Novell Shareholders Litigation, C.A. 6032-VCN (November 25, 2014) When does a board act in bad faith so as to not be entitled to exculpation under a corporate charter? As this decision explains, mere mistakes in complicated negotiations…
Rank this Week: 626

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/
Rank this Week: 739

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Nov 26

    ABA Journal Announces 2014 Blawg 100

    ABA Journal Announces 2014 Blawg 100
    Patent Docs Makes List for Third Year in a Row The ABA Journal, the American Bar Association's flagship magazine, has announced its annual list of the 100 best legal blogs -- or blawgs -- following a nomination process that began over the…
  • Nov 25

    How the Kirtsaeng Decision Could Ruin the U.S. Branded Drug Industry

    How the Kirtsaeng Decision Could Ruin the U.S. Branded Drug Industry
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Constitution gives Congress the power to grant copyright and patent protection in the same part of Article I, specifically in Section 8, Clause 8: To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for…
  • Nov 25

    Court Report -- Part II

    Court Report -- Part II
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. v. Glaxosmithkline LLC et al. 2:14-cv-06627; filed November 19, 2014 in the Eastern District of…
Rank this Week: 116

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

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Nov 26

    Robert I ("RIC") Cusick, Director of the United States Office of Government Ethics 2006-11

    Robert I ("RIC") Cusick, Director of the United States Office of Government Ethics 2006-11
    OGE's message on RIC's passing is here: http://www.oge.gov/Media-Resources/News-Releases/2014/The-Passing-of-the-Honorable-Robert-I--%E2%80%9CRIC%E2%80%9D-Cusick,-former-Director-of-the-U-S--Office-of-Government-Ethics/ RIC practiced law in…
  • Nov 25

    Unethical Prosecutor's Conduct in Ferguson Case

    Unethical Prosecutor's Conduct in Ferguson Case
    “A prosecutor could get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich” (so said the Chief Judge of New York State’s highest court). Or could indict Abel for killing Cain. Or Reeva Steenkamp for killing Oscar Pistorius. And commonly…
  • Nov 25

    Sharia Wills Guidance in E&W

    Sharia Wills Guidance in E&W
    The solicitors' representative body, the Law Society has withdrawn controversial guidance to its members on the drafting of Sharia wills which encouraged the favouring of male children and the exclusion of illegitimate kids, for example. You…
Rank this Week: 167

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Nov 26

    Desperate Passenger

    Desperate Passenger
    Say what you will about the Russians, but they are a tough bunch.
  • Nov 26

    Little Guy's Fight on Copyright

    Little Guy's Fight on Copyright
    The US Supreme Court case of Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is an interesting case from two perspective. First, the case opened the grey market for copyright. Now, someone can import copyrighted materials (usually cheaper) and sell…
  • Nov 25

    Thurgood Marshall Interview

    Thurgood Marshall Interview
    With all the goings on in Ferguson, I will leave the commentary and observations to others. Here, however, is an old interview with the great Thurgood Marshall, where we see some interesting aspects of his nuanced views:
Rank this Week: 916

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Heroism and Pride in Ferguson

    Heroism and Pride in Ferguson
    This Reuters story is by far the most heartening I have seen coming out of Ferguson. Here's an excerpt:On Tuesday night, as police and soldiers took up positions in the parking lots of virtually every strip mall and big box...
  • Nov 26

    How to Ruin Thanksgiving in a Few Easy Steps [or Not]

    How to Ruin Thanksgiving in a Few Easy Steps [or Not]
    Heather Wilhelm has this article at Real Clear Politics with the above title (minus the bracketed part).  She pokes some fun at several articles that suggest you really should debate politics, religion, and hot-button social issues on…
  • Nov 26

    The Price of Accommodating the Mob

    The Price of Accommodating the Mob
    From the Washington Post, on the day before Thanksgiving (emphasis added):Even in the best of times, survival rates for small businesses don't inspire loads of confidence. Fifty percent of them close after four years.But Natalie DuBose…
Rank this Week: 214

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Law firms assume known and unknown risks in operating WordPress blog

    Law firms assume known and unknown risks in operating WordPress blog
    Pundits have made it sound easy to set up and operate WordPress blogs. So much so that law firm technology professionals are now assuming known and unknown risks by running multiple blogs with tens or hundreds of lawyer authors being read by…
  • Nov 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Ferguson, Internet of Things, #Ubergate

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Ferguson, Internet of Things, #Ubergate
    The holidays are officially here, and we’re closing up shop just a little early. Before heading out, we of course have today’s Top 10. Also, over on LXBN, Zosha has a piece on the legality of working on Thanksgiving. Oh, and if…
  • Nov 26

    As ABA Blawg 100 shows, biglaw is finding the handle on quality blogging

    As ABA Blawg 100 shows, biglaw is finding the handle on quality blogging
    There’s blogging, and then there’s blogging well. And really, an argument can be made that anything but the latter really isn’t blogging at all. After all, what is blogging—is it simply the act of producing content to…
Rank this Week: 20

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 718

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Bicyclist Injured In Fullerton DUI Collision

    Bicyclist Injured In Fullerton DUI Collision
    A bicyclist suffered severe injuries in a Fullerton car accident, which officials say, involved a drunk driver who has already had a prior DUI conviction. According to a report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night…
  • Nov 24

    LAPD Searching For Hit-and-Run Driver

    LAPD Searching For Hit-and-Run Driver
    Carlos Cuellar, 54, was critically injured in a pedestrian accident near downtown Los Angeles, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a KTLA news report, the major injury collision occurred the night of November 17,…
  • Nov 19

    Toddler Suffers Severe Facial Injuries In Riverside Dog Attack

    Toddler Suffers Severe Facial Injuries In Riverside Dog Attack
    A 1-year-old boy identified as Kaidyn Sutton suffered severe facial injuries after a dog attacked him in a Riverside County park on November 14, 2014. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the incident occurred at Primrose Park…
Rank this Week: 53

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Two Injured In Irvine Head On Collision

    Two Injured In Irvine Head On Collision
    Two men were injured in an Irvine car accident after their vehicles collided head on. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred the morning of November 25, 2014 on Ridgeline Drive between Concordia…
  • Nov 24

    Investigators Say Excessive Speed Was A Factor In Lancaster Crash

    Investigators Say Excessive Speed Was A Factor In Lancaster Crash
    Investigators say excessive speed was a factor in a Lancaster car accident that killed three people. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, two of the victims were identified as 19-year-old Lancaster resident Christopher McGlory and…
  • Nov 20

    DUI Collision In Reseda Kills Elderly Passenger

    DUI Collision In Reseda Kills Elderly Passenger
    Justina Lerrea, 89, was killed in a Los Angeles car accident that involved multiple vehicles and a driver, who officials say, was under the influence. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred early morning on…
Rank this Week: 66

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 21

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Mata v. Holder 14-185 Issue: Whether the Fifth Circuit erred in this case in holding that it has no jurisdiction to review petitioner’s request that the Board of Immigration Appeals equitably toll…
  • Nov 26

    Editor’s Note

    Editor’s Note
    At 9:30 a.m. on Monday we expect additional orders from the Court’s November 25 Conference. On Tuesday, December 2, we expect one or more opinions in argued cases; we will begin live blogging at this link shortly before 10:00 a.m.
  • Nov 26

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part five)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part five)
    Wondering how it went; what to learn from looking back; the importance of moot courts; and why the regular presence of cameras at oral argument is a bad idea. “Just the way they say, ‘Battle plans never survive contact…
Rank this Week: 12

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 26

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread
    Tomorrow is for turkey, but I made lasagne for tonight. In the news, the UK is considering legislation to force internet service providers to keep more user detail records: Prime Minister David Cameron ’s government unveiled…
  • Nov 26

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread
    TalkLeft wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving. Don't forget to check in with your local radio station to find out what time they will play Alice's Restaurant. It was November 28, 1965 that Arlo was convicted of littering in Stockbridge,…
  • Nov 25

    More National Guardsmen Called to Ferguson

    More National Guardsmen Called to Ferguson
    MO Governor Jay Nixon has ordered 2,200 more national guardsman to Ferguson. More than 2,200 additional National Guard troops will take to the streets in the St. Louis area at night, Gov. Jay Nixon announced. They will join 700 Guardsmen…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Nov 26

    "Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds"

    "Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds"
    From Reuters: Cleveland officials on Wednesday released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy that shows him pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds. Tamir E. Rice...
  • Nov 26

    When the ham sandwich speaks: "Suspect testimony in the grand jury room"

    When the ham sandwich speaks: "Suspect testimony in the grand jury room"
    Orin Kerr has this incisive post discussing the Ferguson grand jury and co-blogger Paul Cassell's view at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: Paul writes: “Only if there was good reason to discount [Wilson's] testimony, should the grand jury…
  • Nov 26

    Meares on Stop and Frisk as a Program

    Meares on Stop and Frisk as a Program
    Tracey L. Meares (Yale University - Law School) has posted Programming Errors: Understanding the Constitutionality of Stop and Frisk as a Program, not an Incident on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay takes seriously the relevance of law…
Rank this Week: 77

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 26

    Senator Rand Paul links Ferguson tragedy to harms of the modern drug war

    Senator Rand Paul links Ferguson tragedy to harms of the modern drug war
    Regular readers know I am always interested in Senator Rand Paul's distinctive perspective on criminal justice issues. This new Time op-ed, headlined "The Politicians Are To Blame in Ferguson," has Senator Paul touching on broader…
  • Nov 26

    Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people

    Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people
    As detailed in this AP story, headlined "Obama Defends Legal Authority — to Pardon Turkeys," there was much jocularity at the White House today as President Obama continued the White House tradition of giving executive grace to a…
  • Nov 26

    "The Neuroscientific Case Against Retributive Justice"

    "The Neuroscientific Case Against Retributive Justice"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting new article by Stephen Morris and Robert Robinson available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Retributive Justice is the theory of justice according to which individuals are either…
Rank this Week: 111

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Nov 26

    Latest Edition of the Jury Expert

    Latest Edition of the Jury Expert
    Does Video Image Size Affect Jurors’ Decisions? A Look at How Image Size Interacts with Evidence Strength, Defendant Emotion and the Defendant/Victim Relationship Wendy Heath and Bruce Grannemann ponder how video image size in the courtroom…
  • Nov 26

    Mitigating Foul Blow

    Mitigating Foul Blow
    Mary Bowman Mitigating Foul Blows Abstract (to read the entire article go here): For nearly eighty years, courts have offered stirring rhetoric about how prosecutors must not strike foul blows in pursuit of convictions. Yet while appellate…
  • Nov 25

    Another Take on Warger v. Shauer

    Another Take on Warger v. Shauer
    Previously, I blogged about the juror dishonesty case, Warger v. Shauers, that is currently before the Supreme Court. Professor Sherry Colb of Cornell, pictured above, has recently written a brief article offering her own opinion on the case.…
Rank this Week: 450

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article on the Estate Tax Charitable Deduction

    Article on the Estate Tax Charitable Deduction
    Edward A. Zelinsky (Yeshiva University, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law) recently published an article entitled, Why the Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge Requires Limitation of the Estate Tax Charitable Deduction, Florida Tax Review, Vol. 16, No.…
  • Nov 26

    Stepping Up as Successor Trustee

    Stepping Up as Successor Trustee
    When a current trustee is unable to serve, a successor trustee fills the vacancy. In order to act, the successor trustee will need to show a certificate or affidavit of trust, as this is indicative that they embody the legal...
  • Nov 26

    8 Common 529 Plan Misconception

    8 Common 529 Plan Misconception
    A 529 college savings plan is a vehicle allowing families to save for college costs with tax-deferred earnings growth and tax-free distributions. Additionally, many states offer a tax break for residents contributing to their plans. However,…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Nov 26

    SOMEONE WANTS A COOKIE!

    SOMEONE WANTS A COOKIE!
    Jetta (rear), and Rajah (front)
  • Nov 26

    HAMMY COLD PLATE

    HAMMY COLD PLATE
    Food served on a recent United flight ....
  • Nov 26

    IT'S JUST A TOILET

    IT'S JUST A TOILET
    SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS This facility may not provide protection from extremely high winds, tornadoes and lighting. KNOW YOUR PLAN Be proactive. Plan in advance what you will do if severe weather approaches the track. Monitor…
Rank this Week: 9

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 26

    Judges Awarding Less Alimony As More Women Enter Workforce

    Judges Awarding Less Alimony As More Women Enter Workforce
    New Jersey recently revised its laws on alimony, reflecting a nationwide trend in divorce courts. Alimony refers to the money received by one spouse from the other in order to help them stay financially afloat and rebuild their lives…
  • Nov 25

    Things to Consider Before Marriage

    Things to Consider Before Marriage
    Common Reasons for Divorce Being a divorce attorney means that many clients come into the office explaining the details of their marriage and why things did not work out. Many times, regardless the length of the marriage, the common factor…
  • Nov 24

    High-Stakes Divorces Often Settle-Should Yours?

    High-Stakes Divorces Often Settle-Should Yours?
    Hurt feelings can often cloud a person's judgment when divorce is on the line. Many will choose to take their spouse to court to battle out the details of the divorce and attempt to get most of the marital property and the largest portion of…
Rank this Week: 336

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Nov 26

    Joseph Carens, Executive Action, and Human Right

    Joseph Carens, Executive Action, and Human Right
    Professor Carens The New York Times has an interview with Professor Joseph Carens of the University of Toronto: When Immigrants Lose Their Human Rights. Carens is the author of The Ethics of Immigration and Immigrants and the Right to…
  • Nov 25

    International Migration Outlook 2014

    International Migration Outlook 2014
    International Migration Outlook 2014 Publication Date : 01 Dec 2014 This flagship publication on migration analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries. This edition also…
  • Nov 25

    Part of the Obama Plan: Revise Removal Prioritie

    Part of the Obama Plan: Revise Removal Prioritie
    As fleshed out in some detail by the Department of Homeland Security, President Obama's recently announced immigration plan has quite a few components. One item on the list of immigration initiatives is "Revise Removal Priorities":…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Nov 26

    Summary of November 25, 2014, conference report for civil case

    Summary of November 25, 2014, 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 Tuesday, November 25, 2014.  The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has…
  • Nov 26

    “A bold, young pick for state’s high court”

    “A bold, young pick for state’s high court”
    The Sacramento Bee editorial page likes Governor Brown’s choice of 38-year-old Leondra Kruger for the Supreme Court.  Calling the appointment Brown’s “boldest move yet to infuse the court with new blood and high-powered…
  • Nov 26

    Pitchess motion opinion filing Monday

    Pitchess motion opinion filing Monday
    The Supreme Court will celebrate Cyber Monday by uploading to the court’s website its opinion in Riverside County Sheriff’s Department v. Stiglitz. The case raises this issue:  Does the hearing officer in an administrative…
Rank this Week: 968

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/
  • Nov 26

    HAWSCT: Land Use Comm'n Can't Rescind A Re-zoning Via Truncated Procedure

    HAWSCT: Land Use Comm'n Can't Rescind A Re-zoning Via Truncated Procedure
    The Hawaii Supreme Court has issued a lengthy opinion in a case we've been following, DW Aina Lea Development, LLC v. Bridge Aina Lea, LLC, No. SCAP-13-0000091 (Nov. 25, 2014). The litigation is a series of two lawsuits that originated in…
  • Nov 26

    N.C.'s Map Act: Clouding Use By Condemnation On The "Long Road to Nowhere"

    N.C.'s Map Act: Clouding Use By Condemnation On The "Long Road to Nowhere"
    Check out this story from today's Greensboro/Winston-Salem (NC) News-Record, "DOT's long road to nowhere angers property owners" about the practice in North Carolina of using "protected corridors" to designate property under the state's…
  • Nov 25

    A Clear-Eyed Explanation Of The TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Eminent Domain Issue

    A Clear-Eyed Explanation Of The TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Eminent Domain Issue
    The use of eminent domain for energy transmission corridors has become a hot topic lately. See, for example, the following posts: TransCanada Keystone Pipeline Is Common Carrier With Eminent Domain Power Private Pipeline Lacks Eminent Domain…
Rank this Week: 250

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/
  • Nov 26

    Jeremy Telman at ContractsProf Blog on the Debate Over "Whimsy Little Contracts"

    Jeremy Telman at ContractsProf Blog on the Debate Over "Whimsy Little Contracts"
    Here.
  • Nov 25

    NYT: Robo-signing, incredibly, isn't over

    NYT: Robo-signing, incredibly, isn't over
    "Remember the robo-signers, those mortgage loan automatons who authenticated thousands of foreclosure documents over the years without verifying the information they were swearing to? Well, they’re back, in a manner of speaking,"…
  • Nov 25

    More fracking in D.C.'s backyard?

    More fracking in D.C.'s backyard?
    We mentioned last week that fracking will be permitted in a national forest in Virginia, near the Potomac's headwaters. Now the outgoing governor of Maryland, Martin O'Malley, says that he will open up lands in the western portion of that...
Rank this Week: 80

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: 184

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Nov 26

    Appeal Case Puts Class Action Lawsuits Under Microscope

    Appeal Case Puts Class Action Lawsuits Under Microscope
    Most American consumers have either received an email or postcard about a class action lawsuit or seen commercials from various legal forms informing the general public about these lawsuits where a collective group sues another entity, with…
  • Nov 24

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle
    A man who attempted the robbery of a Salt Lake City convenience store on Sunday, Nov. 23, apparently chose the wrong store. The clerk fought back with an ax handle, and the suspect is now in jail on charges of robbery and aggravated assault.…
  • Nov 19

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System
    For most people, it’s not a surprise that borrowing from a payday or title loan company is going to come with ridiculously high finance charges and interest rates. A recent report by the Utah Department of Financial Institutions…
Rank this Week: 482

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 61

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/
  • Nov 26

    Save the Date: 2015 Burton Award

    Save the Date: 2015 Burton Award
    The Burton Awards for Excellence in Legal Writing is, without a doubt, the single most glamorous evening for legal writing. That's been true for years, and next year's award ceremony promises to continue that trend. It will be held at...
  • Nov 25

    Guest Blog Post: A Writer’s Racialization, and Keeping Black Writers in Their Ethnic Place

    Guest Blog Post: A Writer’s Racialization, and Keeping Black Writers in Their Ethnic Place
    The events in Ferguson Missouri have focused much needed national and global attention on race issues. Although the following guest blog post is not about legal writing, we are pleased to share the insights and challenges from writer Leonce…
  • Nov 25

    One Day Workshops: How About This International Workshop in Detroit?

    One Day Workshops: How About This International Workshop in Detroit?
    One-Day Workshop at the University of Detroit Mercy, co-hosted by the University of Windsor, on Friday, December 5, 2014. Theme: Reaching, Teaching, and Employing Today’s Evolving Law Student The Premise: Students in the “Millennial”…
Rank this Week: 308

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    Dold and Schweikert Will Join Financial Services Committee for 114th Congre

    Dold and Schweikert Will Join Financial Services Committee for 114th Congre
    Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chair of  the House Financial Services Committee, announced that Rep. Robert Dold (R-IL) and Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ), two House members with a strong interest in federal securities legislation, will be…
  • Nov 26

    ESMA Chair Calls for Resolution Authority for Derivatives Central Counterpartie

    ESMA Chair Calls for Resolution Authority for Derivatives Central Counterpartie
    Crafting  an appropriate recovery and resolution framework for derivatives central counterparties is now the main challenge facing the European Union, said Steven Maijoor, Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). In…
  • Nov 25

    LEIs Are Key to Enhanced Transparency Says OFR Chief Counsel

    LEIs Are Key to Enhanced Transparency Says OFR Chief Counsel
    The widespread use of legal entity identifiers (LEIs) can enhance transparency in the financial industry, said Matthew Reed, Chief Counsel in the Office of Financial Research (OFR). In remarks at the CUSIP annual summit in NYC, he noted that…
Rank this Week: 544

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Nov 26

    68 Sickened by Salmonella Sprouts, but No Recall?

    68 Sickened by Salmonella Sprouts, but No Recall?
    The CDC reports as of November 24, a total of 68 persons infected with the outbreak strains have been reported from 10 states. The number of ill people identified in each state is as follows: Connecticut (4), Maine (3), Massachusetts (31),…
  • Nov 25

    Food Safety Lawyer Says It’s Time for a Warning Label on Sprout

    Food Safety Lawyer Says It’s Time for a Warning Label on Sprout
    William Marler, an attorney specializing in food safety, warns about the danger of sprouts and that they are not as “healthy” as they seem Another sprout-related Salmonella outbreak earlier this month has prompted the attorneys of…
  • Nov 25

    Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Sprouts Sickens 68 in 10 State

    Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Sprouts Sickens 68 in 10 State
    As of November 24, a total of 68 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 10 states. The number of ill people identified in each state is as follows: Connecticut (4), Maine (3),…
Rank this Week: 105

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: 95

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/
  • Nov 26

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
    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…
  • Nov 26

    **Update** - Crash near Downey Injures 3

    **Update** - Crash near Downey Injures 3
    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…
  • Nov 25

    Fatal Crash SH3 MP 17.6, District 2

    Fatal Crash SH3 MP 17.6, District 2
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
Rank this Week: 159

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Nov 26

    Coresident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: 2012

    Coresident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: 2012
    “American households include a variety of living arrangements. Recent trends in increased life expectancy, single parent families, and female employment, increase the potential for grandparents to play an important role…
  • Nov 26

    Stubborn Things: An Empirical Approach to Facts, Opinions, and the First Amendment

    Stubborn Things: An Empirical Approach to Facts, Opinions, and the First Amendment
    Herz-Roiphe, Daniel, Stubborn Things: An Empirical Approach to Facts, Opinions, and the First Amendment (November 25, 2014). 103 Michigan Law Review First Impressions (2014 Forthcoming). Available for download at…
  • Nov 26

    EPIC Uncovers DOD Student Recruiting Database Privacy Protection

    EPIC Uncovers DOD Student Recruiting Database Privacy Protection
    “The Department of Defense has released to EPIC documents on the “Joint Advertising and Market Research Studies” Recruiting Database. The database includes sensitive student information, including home address and grade…
Rank this Week: 44

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/
  • Nov 26

    Dawood on Campaign Finance Regulation

    Dawood on Campaign Finance Regulation
    Yasmin Dawood (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Campaign Finance and American Democracy (Annual Review of Political Science (2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This review essay considers the scholarly…
  • Nov 26

    Keck on Judicial Politics in Polarized Time

    Keck on Judicial Politics in Polarized Time
    Thomas M Keck (Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs) has posted Introduction: Three Stories About Courts (Judicial Politics in Polarized Times (University of Chicago Press) 2014) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Nov 26

    Moustafa on Law and Courts in Authoritarian Regime

    Moustafa on Law and Courts in Authoritarian Regime
    Tamir Moustafa (Simon Fraser University) has posted Law and Courts in Authoritarian Regimes (Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 10 (2014) 281-299) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Once regarded as mere pawns of their regimes, courts…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Nov 26

    [Eugene Volokh] Newspaper ordered not to publish court document that had been published on the court system’s site

    [Eugene Volokh] Newspaper ordered not to publish court document that had been published on the court system’s site
    Thomas B. Scheffey (Connecticut Law Tribune / Journal Inquirer) reports: In a ruling from the bench this week, New Britain Superior Court Judge Stephen Frazzini enjoined the Connecticut Law Tribune from publishing an article based on a court…
  • Nov 26

    [Orin Kerr] Suspect testimony in the grand jury room

    [Orin Kerr] Suspect testimony in the grand jury room
    I wanted to add a point of caution about my co-blogger Paul Cassell’s view of Officer Wilson’s grand jury testimony. I’ll assume Paul is right that if the grand jury believed Wilson, then Wilson had a valid self-defense…
  • Nov 26

    [Will Baude] Further reading on Ferguson and legal change

    [Will Baude] Further reading on Ferguson and legal change
    I confess that I am not as bullish about the process or outcome of the grand jury investigation as some, but I have little to add directly on that point. (Here are the grand jury materials for those who want to dig in.) Instead I wanted to…
Rank this Week: 10

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 207

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 15

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    New York’s Highest Court Rules on Damages in Multiple Fatality Motor Vehicle Rollover Case

    New York’s Highest Court Rules on Damages in Multiple Fatality Motor Vehicle Rollover Case
    On July 1, 2000, 60 year old Steven Motelson lost control of his 1998 Ford Explorer sport utility vehicle on Route 17 in Goshen. It rolled over nearly four times and landed on the driver’s side. The roof of the car collapsed onto…
  • Nov 13

    Appeals Court Affirms Significant Verdict for Pain and Suffering in Ankle Injury Case

    Appeals Court Affirms Significant Verdict for Pain and Suffering in Ankle Injury Case
    On August 11, 2008,  Fredy Figueroa was employed as a sprinkler system installer in connection with a $350,000 landscaping project in the backyard of a home in Nissequougue (Suffolk County). Fredy was excavating a two foot trench when…
  • Oct 27

    Appellate Court Slashes Jury Verdict in Neck Injury Case

    Appellate Court Slashes Jury Verdict in Neck Injury Case
    At 5 p.m. on Thursday January 11, 2007, Christopher Cicola was stopped for a red light on Route 112 in Medford when a Suffolk County Sheriff’s car struck his 2004 Honda in the rear. The impact jolted the seat-belted Mr. Cicola forward…
Rank this Week: 403

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/
  • Nov 26

    Native American Concert Friday in Bellingham, WA

    Native American Concert Friday in Bellingham, WA
    This should be a good antidote to Thanksgiving. I’ve gone in past years and highly recommend it.
  • Nov 26

    Culverts Case Implementation

    Culverts Case Implementation
    Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) now has a website where you can learn more about their efforts to remove fish-blocking culverts. Facebook users can also access a time-lapse video of WDFW’s removal and replacement of a…
  • Nov 26

    Fredericks Peebles Seeking Transactional and Governmental Attorney

    Fredericks Peebles Seeking Transactional and Governmental Attorney
    Here (PDF): Transactional and Tribal Government Attorney Join our growing…
Rank this Week: 360

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    From Earls Court to High Court: when litigation is far from Ideal

    From Earls Court to High Court: when litigation is far from Ideal
    Left to oneself and without any knowledge of law, the typical sentient human being, being of sound mind and average judgement, might be prepared to assume that, when one business has been using its name since 1908 and another has been using…
  • Nov 26

    Wednesday whimsie

    Wednesday whimsie
    Far, far too slow. Readers of this weblog will recall that this Kat has been complaining endlessly about the absolutely unjustifiable amount of time that it takes before a contested Community trade mark application gets as far as a ruling on…
  • Nov 26

    Can you be liable for third-party copyright infringements if you offer password-free free internet access? New case referred to CJEU!

    Can you be liable for third-party copyright infringements if you offer password-free free internet access? New case referred to CJEU!
    Smart idea?Via Katfriend and copyright aficionado Tom Ohta (Bristows) comes the news that a new depressingexciting case has just been referred to everybody's favourite court, ie the Court of Justice of the European Union…
Rank this Week: 74

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Nov 26

    STF presta homenagem a Victor Nunes Leal

    STF presta homenagem a Victor Nunes Leal
    O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal, ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, inaugurou, nesta quarta-feira (26), o busto do ministro Victor Nunes Leal (1914-1985) no Hall dos Bustos do STF. A homenagem contou com a presença dos ministros…
  • Nov 26

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quinta-feira (27)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quinta-feira (27)
    Revista Justiça O “Revista Justiça” traz uma entrevista com o advogado e professor Eduardo Correa da Silva sobre ICMS no comércio não presencial e os reflexos atuais na atividade empresarial, temas do…
  • Nov 26

    Suspenso julgamento de recurso do ex-jogador Edmundo

    Suspenso julgamento de recurso do ex-jogador Edmundo
    O Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) suspendeu, nesta quarta-feira (26), o julgamento de recurso (agravo regimental) interposto pelo Ministério Público do Rio de Janeiro no Agravo de Instrumento (AI) 794971, no…
Rank this Week: 109