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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

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Rank this Week: 486

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/
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Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

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

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor

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

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

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case
    Commerzbank is suing Wells Fargo (WFC) for losses sustained on failed mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The German finance firm claims the California lending giant did not properly supervise MBS during the housing bubble, which Commerzbank…
  • Jul 22

    Employees of American Century and New York Life Sue over Excessive Fees with 401(K) Lawsuit

    Employees of American Century and New York Life Sue over Excessive Fees with 401(K) Lawsuit
    Another two asset management firms are the subject of separate (401)K lawsuits filed by their employees . The plaintiffs claim that American Century and New York Life, respectively, charged excessive fees in their retirement savings…
Rank this Week: 561

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

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

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

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

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

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

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Jul 27

    Bondholders Sue Puerto Rico As Debt Talks Falter

    Bondholders Sue Puerto Rico As Debt Talks Falter
    A group of hedge funds in New York that invested in Puerto Rico general obligation bonds are suing the island’s government. The bond lawsuit came just days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment due,…
Rank this Week: 339

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/
  • Aug 6

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate in Wrongful Death Case Against Nursing Home

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate in Wrongful Death Case Against Nursing Home
    The administrator of the estate of a man who died because of nursing home neglect is represented by Levin & Perconti. A lawsuit was filed against Renaissance at 87th Street and their service company alleging inadequate care caused a…
  • Jul 28

    Insufficient Nursing Home Care Blamed for Death of Resident

    Insufficient Nursing Home Care Blamed for Death of Resident
    Nursing homes are required to follow specific rules and procedures to keep residents safe. Unfortunately, sometimes a nursing home fails to abide by the law and an injury or death is the result. In one recent case, a woman resident died after…
  • Jul 26

    Mandatory Arbitration Has No Place in Providing Adequate Nursing Home Care

    Mandatory Arbitration Has No Place in Providing Adequate Nursing Home Care
    A New York Times op-ed that was recently published criticized the proposed rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which would not ban mandatory arbitration in nursing home care disputes. Pre-dispute arbitration clauses in…
Rank this Week: 107

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 28

    Chartrand on Liberal Theory & Indigenous People

    Chartrand on Liberal Theory & Indigenous People
    Larry Chartrand (University of Ottawa - Common Law Section) has posted Indigenous Peoples: Caught in a Perpetual Human Rights Prison on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper examines liberal theorists such as Habermas and James in relation…
  • Jul 28

    Woods LGBT Identity & Crime

    Woods LGBT Identity & Crime
    Jordan Blair Woods (University of Arkansas - School of Law) has posted LGBT Identity and Crime (California Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Recent studies report that LGBT adults and youth disproportionately face…
  • Jul 28

    Kemmerer, Möllers, Steinbeis, & Wagner on the Legitimacy of Nudging

    Kemmerer, Möllers, Steinbeis, & Wagner on the Legitimacy of Nudging
    Alexandra Kemmerer (Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law), Christoph Möllers (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin),…
Rank this Week: 36

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 28

    Life Technologies Corporation v. Unisone Strategic IP, Inc. (PTAB 2016)

    Life Technologies Corporation v. Unisone Strategic IP, Inc. (PTAB 2016)
    By Joseph Herndon -- Life Technologies Corp. filed a petition requesting covered business method (CBM) patent review of a number of claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,996,538. The PTAB determined that the claims are unpatentable under 35 U.S.C.…
  • Jul 28

    USPTO Sets New Deadline for Migration to Financial Manager

    USPTO Sets New Deadline for Migration to Financial Manager
    By Donald Zuhn –- As we reported earlier this month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced that it was extending the deadline for customers to migrate their deposit accounts and electronic funds transfer accounts (EFTs) to…
  • Jul 27

    Genzyme Therapeutic Products Ltd. v. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Genzyme Therapeutic Products Ltd. v. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit affirmed the decision by the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) in an inter partes review (IPR) that the claims of Genzyme's U.S Patent Nos. 7,351,410 and 7,655,226 were obvious, in Genzyme…
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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

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 233

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 28

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/
  • Jul 28

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: NFL, Privacy Shield, and Labor Standard

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: NFL, Privacy Shield, and Labor Standard
    Quick tidbit: Even though the fourteenth amendment was adopted on July 9th, 1868, Secretary of State William H. Seward issued an unconditional certificate of ratification dated July 28th, 1868, declaring that the fourteenth amendment had now…
  • Jul 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Internet and Cyber-security.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Internet and Cyber-security.
    Today in legal history we have the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, in a 27-11 vote by the House Judiciary Committee they recommended Nixon’s term come to end early, and it did when he resigned on August 9th, 1974.  A…
  • Jul 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Bitcoin, Olympics, and Legal Marketing

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Bitcoin, Olympics, and Legal Marketing
    Believe it or not but today is a significant day for equal rights in the United States. It all started on June 26th 2003 when the United States Supreme Court struck down the sodomy law in Texas, invalidating sodomy laws …
Rank this Week: 14

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 28

    Thursday Night DNC: I'm With Her

    Thursday Night DNC: I'm With Her
    Update: The theme: We are Stronger together. Hillary did what she needed to do. She was Presidential, confident, experienced, committed, and determined. It's so easy to picture her as Commander in Chief. Her ending: The world is…
  • Jul 28

    Thursday Night Open Thread: Non-Election Edition

    Thursday Night Open Thread: Non-Election Edition
    Windows 10 free upgrades end tomorrow. I've been dreading installing it on my office computer, because like everything these days, text is an afterthought to graphic icons and video. I have been using Windows 10 on my laptops for 6 months and…
  • Jul 27

    Weds Night DNC: The "Dangerous Demagogue" vs the Qualified Woman Who Never Quit

    Weds Night DNC: The "Dangerous Demagogue" vs the Qualified Woman Who Never Quit
    Update: It's Obama time. After that horribly weak and depressing introductory video, I hope he reverses the tone and has something inspiring to say. He does. He calls Hillary the woman who never quits, who is absolutely qualified to…
Rank this Week: 2

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jul 28

    The University of Tennessee College of Law is Hiring Business Law Faculty!

    The University of Tennessee College of Law is Hiring Business Law Faculty!
    The position notice setting forth the details is set forth below. Please feel free to email me with any questions you may have. I will be serving on the Appointments Committee for these searches. +++++ POSITION NOTICE FACULTY POSITIONS The...
  • Jul 28

    Business Basics for Beginner

    Business Basics for Beginner
    BA is a required 4-credit class where I teach. Our school has a social mission and many of the students want to work in criminal defense, family law, immigration, human rights, or anything other than business. I shudder to think...
  • Jul 27

    Fiduciary Duty Waiver in Delaware Alternative Entitie

    Fiduciary Duty Waiver in Delaware Alternative Entitie
    Just in case you haven't gotten the message yet: Delaware law means fiduciary duty freedom of contract for alternative entities. In May 2016, the Delaware Chancery Court upheld a waiver of fiduciary duties in a master limited partnership. In…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jul 28

    Essure Plaintiffs Moved to Create a MDL in Pennsylvania

    Essure Plaintiffs Moved to Create a MDL in Pennsylvania
    Essure plaintiffs moved to create a MDL in Pennsylvania on July 25. The “[p]laintiffs in all of the actions currently pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (except for Williams et al v.…
  • Jul 27

    Essure Black Box Warning – A Roar without Any Bite

    Essure Black Box Warning – A Roar without Any Bite
    This post was inspired by a real-life hero, Dr. Julio Novoa. In fact, the title comes from a letter he wrote (reproduced in part and linked with his permission) regarding Bayer’s “permanent” birth control device, Essure. For…
  • Jul 26

    Plaintiffs Want MDL Status for J&J Talc-Ovarian Cancer Suit

    Plaintiffs Want MDL Status for J&J Talc-Ovarian Cancer Suit
    Earlier this month, plaintiffs firm Don Barret filed a motion with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate the many suits against Johnson & Johnson regarding its talc-powder products. Plaintiffs want MDL…
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Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 28

    Life Settlements as Part of Your Estate Plan

    Life Settlements as Part of Your Estate Plan
    Estate planning attorneys often deal with life insurance policies that are no longer relevant, so life settlements are steadily gaining recognition. These estate planning attorneys have three priorities relating to life settlements: be…
  • Jul 28

    How to Protect Your Assets When Getting Remarried

    How to Protect Your Assets When Getting Remarried
    The biggest estate-planning question when getting remarried is, how do I reconcile preserving assets for my children from a previous marriage while still taking care of my commitment to my new spouse? Usually, heirs fear the new spouse…
  • Jul 28

    Article on an Interview About the History of Trusts & Estates Law

    Article on an Interview About the History of Trusts & Estates Law
    Bridget J. Crawford recently published an Article entitled, On Perpetuities, Paradigms, and a Creative Life in the Law, 152 Tax Notes, No.289 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: In this interview with Professor Bridget…
Rank this Week: 87

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Jul 28

    Admissibility of Damaging Facebook Posts by Plaintiff Addressed by Western District Federal Court

    Admissibility of Damaging Facebook Posts by Plaintiff Addressed by Western District Federal Court
    A Facebook decision from a while back has been brought to my attention--this one is not on the discoverability of Facebook info;  rather, this decision pertains to the admissibility of such information at trial over the objection of the…
  • Jul 27

    Choice of Ways Doctrine Reviewed in Premises Liability Case

    Choice of Ways Doctrine Reviewed in Premises Liability Case
    In the case of Graham v. Mohegan Sun, No. 3:14-CV-0908 (M.D. Pa. June 14, 2016 Kosik, J.), the court denied a landowner Defendant’s request for summary judgment in a trip and fall case.  In this matter, the Plaintiff allegedly…
  • Jul 27

    Summary Judgment Denied in Lycoming County Slip and Fall Case

    Summary Judgment Denied in Lycoming County Slip and Fall Case
    In a recent decision out of the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas in the case of Goldy v. Woodlands Bank, No. 15-01334 (C.P. Lycoming Co. May 31, 2016 Gray, J.), Judge Richard A. Gray denied a landowner Defendant’s Motion for…
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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 28

    Costco Joins Hawaii Stores with Hepatitis A Link

    Costco Joins Hawaii Stores with Hepatitis A Link
    From the Hawaii Department of Health Website: An employee of the following food service business(es) has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. This list does not indicate these businesses are sources of this outbreak; at this…
  • Jul 28

    Two Dozen with Salmonella linked to Marengo Big G Potato Salad

    Two Dozen with Salmonella linked to Marengo Big G Potato Salad
    The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today jointly issued a consumer advisory for potato salads made in and sold by Big G Food Store in Marengo, Iowa.  Big G’s…
  • Jul 28

    Two in Massachusetts part of New Hampshire E. coli Cluster

    Two in Massachusetts part of New Hampshire E. coli Cluster
    Two Massachusetts residents have fallen ill with E. coli after eating tainted beef from a New Hampshire farm. The two cases are part of a cluster of 14 patients who have become sick. The tainted products were shipped to retail locations…
Rank this Week: 78

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 39

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/
  • Jul 28

    Currie on Electronic Devices at the Border in Canada

    Currie on Electronic Devices at the Border in Canada
    Robert J. Currie (Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law) has posted Electronic Devices at the Border: The Next Frontier of Canadian Search and Seizure Law? on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the last several years the Supreme…
  • Jul 28

    Simoiu on Testing for Racial Discrimination in Vehicle Searche

    Simoiu on Testing for Racial Discrimination in Vehicle Searche
    Camelia Simoiu, Sam Corbett-Davies and Sharad Goel (Stanford University, Stanford University and Stanford University) have posted Testing for Racial Discrimination in Police Searches of Motor Vehicles on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the…
  • Jul 28

    "Spotlighting the travesty of how the Eleventh Circuit is handling Johnson claims"

    "Spotlighting the travesty of how the Eleventh Circuit is handling Johnson claims"
    Doug Berman has this post at Sentencing Law & Policy, excerpting a recent Bloomberg commentary by Noah Feldman. From the excerpt: In one of the last cases that he authored before he died in February, Justice Antonin Scalia convinced…
Rank this Week: 79

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 28

    SuperPac Aims to Fill Trump Void in FL, OH, and PA

    SuperPac Aims to Fill Trump Void in FL, OH, and PA
    What a quote from Ed Rollins to the NYT: “There is no structure I can find anywhere in those states from the Trump campaign,” Mr. Rollins said. … Continue reading →
  • Jul 28

    “Exclusive: FBI investigates hacking of Democratic congressional group – sources”

    “Exclusive: FBI investigates hacking of Democratic congressional group – sources”
    Reuters: The FBI is investigating a cyber intrusion at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) that may be related to an earlier hack at the Democratic National Committee, said four sources familiar with the matter on Thursday.…
  • Jul 28

    Top Ten Law Faculty in Election Law by Scholarly Impact, 2010-2014 (Inclusive)

    Top Ten Law Faculty in Election Law by Scholarly Impact, 2010-2014 (Inclusive)
    Brian Leiter has been conducting a series of surveys aimed at identifying the top ten most cited faculty in a number of different fields, building toward a more comprehensive list. Brian’s surveys draw on the data from…
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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 21

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    Seventh Circuit panel rejects sexual orientation discrimination as Title VII violation

    Seventh Circuit panel rejects sexual orientation discrimination as Title VII violation
    The Seventh Circuit issued a decision today in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, relying on prior circuit precedent to hold that Title VII does not forbid discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The opinion was written by…
  • Jul 26

    Kuo and Means on Collective Coercion

    Kuo and Means on Collective Coercion
    My wonderful South Carolina colleagues Susan Kuo and Ben Means have just posted their article Collective Coercion on SSRN, which will appear in the Boston College Law Review. The discussion of Friedrichs may be the most relevant part of…
  • Jul 25

    O'Brien on Whether Class-Action Waivers Violate the NLRA

    O'Brien on Whether Class-Action Waivers Violate the NLRA
    Christine O'Brien (Boston College - Management) has just posted on SSRN her article (forthcoming 19 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. ___) Will the Supreme Court Agree with the NLRB that Pre-Dispute Employment Arbitration Provisions Containing Class and…
Rank this Week: 218

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Jul 28

    Points Positifs et Négatifs du Contrat en Ligne

    Points Positifs et Négatifs du Contrat en Ligne
    Ces derniers temps j’ai beaucoup écrit sur les générateurs de forme et leurs défauts inhérents, tout comme sur leur incapacité à fournir un langage spécifique par rapport à…
  • Jul 24

    Comment Faire un Contrat de Location Légal

    Comment Faire un Contrat de Location Légal
    Nous recevons beaucoup de questions sur les immeubles locatifs et la façon d’en tirer un maximum d’argent. Un de nos meilleurs conseils est que si vous êtes un investisseur expérimenté ou tout simplement…
  • Jul 21

    LLC vs Corporation de Floride

    LLC vs Corporation de Floride
    En tant que cabinet d’avocats spécialisé en droit des affaires, nous recevons beaucoup de clients qui veulent démarrer une entreprise. Très souvent le client nous demande de travailler avec lui à la…
Rank this Week: 132

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: 4

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 28

    Where We Got Marilyn Mosby and the Amerika Stinks Crowd

    Where We Got Marilyn Mosby and the Amerika Stinks Crowd
    From an essay in the current Claremont Review of Books by John Marini:[Today's] intellectuals have pronounced their historical judgment on America's past, finding it to be morally indefensible. Every great human achievement of the…
  • Jul 28

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Triple Murderer could face Death Penalty:  A Washington state man accused of shooting four people, three of them fatally, earlier this month could face the death penalty, prosecutors announced Wednesday.  Jessica Prokop of the…
  • Jul 28

    Will Stricter Gun Laws Reduce Violent Crime?

    Will Stricter Gun Laws Reduce Violent Crime?
    Probably not.A liberal precinct in a liberal paper (Wonkblog in the Washington Post), reports some scholarly research:Lawful gun owners commit less than a fifth of all gun crimes, according to a novel analysis released this week by…
Rank this Week: 214

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jul 28

    Third Round of Frisbee Photo

    Third Round of Frisbee Photo
    The collectors’ edition D&O Diary Frisbees we have sent to interested readers have proven to be both ornamental and functional, as reflected in the latest round of readers’ pictures. And the Frisbees have once again proven to…
  • Jul 28

    Guest Post: Second Circuit Expands the IndyMac Rule

    Guest Post: Second Circuit Expands the IndyMac Rule
    One of the important and recurring issues under the federal securities laws is the question of whether or not American Pipe tolling applies to the statute of repose in the securities laws’ liability provisions. Specifically, the…
  • Jul 27

    Insurer’s Coverage Denial Relieves Policyholder’s Obligation to Obtain Consent to Settlement

    Insurer’s Coverage Denial Relieves Policyholder’s Obligation to Obtain Consent to Settlement
    In the latest development in the long-running battle of J.P. Morgan Chase, as successor in interest to Bear Stearns, to try to obtain insurance coverage for amounts Bear Stearns paid to resolve an SEC investigation of alleged deceptive market…
Rank this Week: 928

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 244

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 247

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 8

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 61

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 28

    *FINAL UPDATE* Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic

    *FINAL UPDATE* Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jul 28

    *UPDATE* Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic

    *UPDATE* Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jul 28

    Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic

    Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
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Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 28

    Creamery recalls cheeses linked to at least 100 Salmonella case

    Creamery recalls cheeses linked to at least 100 Salmonella case
    The Chapel Hill Creamery in Chapel Hill, NC, is recalling all of its cheese products because they have been linked to a growing Salmonella outbreak in North Carolina and elsewhere. A local county health officer…
  • Jul 27

    Tests pending in Salmonella outbreak traced to whole hog

    Tests pending in Salmonella outbreak traced to whole hog
    The number of victims in a Salmonella outbreak traced to pork served at a holiday picnic in Seattle is holding steady at 15, and public health officials think it is likely to stay that way. However, it was unknown as of Wednesday whether…
  • Jul 27

    More fighting over ‘the dollar’ threatens Beef Checkoff research

    More fighting over ‘the dollar’ threatens Beef Checkoff research
    Fighting over “the dollar” has intensified during the past 30 days, raising questions about the future of a longtime source of food safety research funding. “The dollar” is the Beef Checkoff, the $1 added on…
Rank this Week: 159

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 7

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jul 28

    Saving Endangered Mussels in Missouri’s Big River

    Saving Endangered Mussels in Missouri’s Big River
    By Cody McLarty When you want to spend a relaxing day outdoors in the Heartland, few places are more peaceful than Rockford Beach Park, just northwest of House Springs in east central Missouri. A low head dam, built in the late 1890s to power…
  • Jul 28

    Helping Freshwater Mussels Clean Up the Delaware River

    Helping Freshwater Mussels Clean Up the Delaware River
    by Steve Donohue During a recent survey on the Delaware River, I helped collect (for scientific research) a freshwater mussel that was likely in the river below me when I was a kid in the SC driving over a nearby bridge in the backseat of our…
  • Jul 28

    Mapping the Way to Climate Justice

    Mapping the Way to Climate Justice
    About the Author: Jad Daley directs the Climate-Smart Cities Program at The Trust for Public Land. The program is advanced through deep partnership with cities, community groups, and others to advance multiple-benefit green infrastructure for…
Rank this Week: 70

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Up to date information on intellectual property law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.intellectualpropertylawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Parent Company Furnishes Cancellation of Subsidiary’s Trademark Registration

    Parent Company Furnishes Cancellation of Subsidiary’s Trademark Registration
    Does your company’s wholly-owned subsidiary own trademarks in its own name?  Has your company acquired any companies that own trademarks?  If so, your company’s use of those trademarks will not prevent cancellation of…
  • Jul 21

    The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act vs. The California Uniform Trade Secrets Act

    The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act vs. The California Uniform Trade Secrets Act
    Although some version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“UTSA”) has widely been adopted by most states, including California, variations among the versions and related judicial interpretation has led to…
  • Jul 15

    Patent Office Adds Another After Final Option for Applicants – P3

    Patent Office Adds Another After Final Option for Applicants – P3
    This week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced1 the Post-Prosecution Pilot Program (“P3”) for applicants to respond to a final rejection in a utility patent application.  Under the P3, an applicant…
Rank this Week: 884

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 131

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jul 28

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner
    We love reading the Fastcase 50 list to find out who is doing what, why, where, and how – and especially so when there is an Oregonian on the list. Read the 2016 Fastcase 50 list and previous lists, back to 2011, when the List was…
  • Jul 28

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA
    I’m sure your state’s legislative, judicial, and executive branch IT managers are wishing they had attended the Legal Hackers Summit. Here’s some commentary on one rather interesting topic. (Legal Geek Love, indeed!)…
  • Jul 28

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research
    Article in the Salem Statesman Journal: “Oregon Legislature hires top researcher,” Gordon Friedman, Statesman Journal, July 27, 2016 Excerpt: “Christopher Reinhart has been hired as the first director of a new legislative…
Rank this Week: 415

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 28

    Opinion Piece: Don't Join Our Organization This Summer

    Opinion Piece: Don't Join Our Organization This Summer
    Don’t Join Our Organization This Summer, by Kendall Carver More than 10 million Americans will set sail on a cruise vacation in 2016. Many of these travelers will book their trips through U.S.-based travel companies—expecting not…
  • Jul 25

    Horizon Runs Aground in Norway

    Horizon Runs Aground in Norway
    The Horizon cruise ship ran aground today in Stavanger, Norway.  The Stavanager Aftonblad newspaper reports that the cruise ship became stuck after sailing into the sandbanks near the Norwegian port. Tugs were sent to the scene and and…
  • Jul 25

    Thomson Celebration Suffers Engine Failure in Malta

    Thomson Celebration Suffers Engine Failure in Malta
    The Thomson Celebration suffered an engine failure as the cruise ship was leaving Grand Harbor in Valletta, Malta on Saturday, according to the Times of Malta.   The Maltese newspaper states that the cruise ship "drifted for around 100…
Rank this Week: 257

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 28

    Editorial: Moving forward after Freddie Gray

    Editorial: Moving forward after Freddie Gray
    Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby made the right decision Wednesday to drop the remaining charges against three officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Three straight acquittals, accompanied by…
  • Jul 28

    Man convicted in Chandra Levy’s death won’t be retried

    Man convicted in Chandra Levy’s death won’t be retried
    Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case in the 15-year-old slaying that thrust former congressman Gary Condit into the…
  • Jul 28

    Freddie Gray prosecutors defend their case, strategy

    Freddie Gray prosecutors defend their case, strategy
    Baltimore prosecutors continued Thursday to accuse police of meddling into their investigation of Freddie Gray’s death and stood by their theory of the case one day after State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced the dismissal…
Rank this Week: 72

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    PROFESSIONAL BILLIARDS PLAYER KILLED IN FIERY TRUCK CRASH ON 101 FREEWAY

    PROFESSIONAL BILLIARDS PLAYER KILLED IN FIERY TRUCK CRASH ON 101 FREEWAY
    CBS reported that two men were killed in a truck accident on the 101 Freeway, also commonly called the Hollywood freeway.  Apparently, Brendan Crockett, a professional billiards player, who won the U.S. Junior National Billiards…
  • Jul 27

    Australians design a human body meant to survive car accident death

    Australians design a human body meant to survive car accident death
    A team of Australians, including an artist, a trauma surgeon and a crash investigator have designed a hypothetical human body that shows us what our bodies would have to evolve into in order to survive what would be fatal car accident…
  • Jul 23

    Pokemon Go Player Crashes into Police Car

    Pokemon Go Player Crashes into Police Car
    According to CNN, a driver who was playing the very popular Pokemon Go game on his cell phone, crashed into a parked police car. Fortunately, the police car was unoccupied at the time of the crash and nobody sustained any serious car accident…
Rank this Week: 895

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jul 28

    Obama as Constitutional Historian (New York Times Version)

    Obama as Constitutional Historian (New York Times Version)
    The New York Times editorial board (and I'm guessing Brent Staples had a lot to do with this), has a lengthy editorial up about President Obama's speech last night. It's called "Obama and the Long March." What particularly interests…
  • Jul 28

    Class Actions Challenging the "Tampon Tax"

    Class Actions Challenging the "Tampon Tax"
    In four separate states, plaintiffs have filed class action lawsuits challenging the so-called "tampon tax," the state sales tax imposed on feminine hygiene products. Over at Feminist Law Professors (here and here) there are two…
  • Jul 28

    National Political Convention Trivia II

    National Political Convention Trivia II
    Digging through my photos for a couple years back I realized that I have another photograph (again, apologies for the low quality here -- the lighting was terrible the day I was there) of a place in Philadelphia where a...
Rank this Week: 362

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 34

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 28

    Impeachment in Cross-Examination

    Impeachment in Cross-Examination
    Each year, the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation publishes thousands of books to enhance trial practice skills of lawyers and law students on subjects from evidence to discovery to client privilege and skills for the examination…
  • Jul 21

    Voting Rights Resource

    Voting Rights Resource
    With the fractured Fifth Circuit ruling today that Texas’ voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and the Presidential election quickly approaching, you may be interested in learning more about the law on voting rights.  To…
  • Jul 14

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime
    July 14 is famous as Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. In France, the day is called La Fête Nationale (the National Holiday) and was originally called Fête de la Fédération (“federation feast”)…
Rank this Week: 804