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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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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: 290

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
  • May 15

    A Wrongful Death Case That Will Make You Weap . . .

    A Wrongful Death Case That Will Make You Weap . . .
    Warning: This is a sad story. A man's 16-year old daughter was killed when her car veered off a bridge, overturned, and flipped into a creek. After the accident, the authorities agreed to install a guardrail on the bridge to prevent…
  • Apr 27

    Smart Phones Capture Excessive Force By Law Enforcement And Lead to Large Settlements Or Judgments.

    Smart Phones Capture Excessive Force By Law Enforcement And Lead to Large Settlements Or Judgments.
    You've probably already seen this video: First we see a Southern California man fleeing on horseback from a posse of deputy sheriffs in a dessert landscape. How quaint. That could never happen in New York. Then we see the deputies catch…
  • Apr 27

    Can Monkeys Bring Personal Injury Lawsuits in New York?

    Can Monkeys Bring Personal Injury Lawsuits in New York?
    Meet my future client. This week a New York judge granted two chimpanzees a hearing to challenge their confinement at Stony Brook University. Well, actually the judge granted the hearing to the chimps' lawyers, who are said to be a bit more…
Rank this Week: 540

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/
  • May 4

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Finding the best Lawyer

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Finding the best Lawyer
    For all the self-promotion that lawyers do, the sad truth is that most of it is completely meaningless. There is really one important, simple question a potential client should have in mind as he or she looks for a Michigan...
  • May 1

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer
    Tying in with my last article about probation violations, the inspiration for this installment comes from a recent experience handling a DUI probation violation in a case that also involved a possession of marijuana charge. I was in one of...
  • Apr 27

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)
    As a Michigan criminal and DUI lawyer, the whole notion of "probation" fills a good part of each of my workdays. This article will concentrate on what happens when things don't go as planned, and you wind up facing a...
Rank this Week: 124

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Apr 27

    Improve Your Tradeshow Marketing - Marketing

    Improve Your Tradeshow Marketing - Marketing
    Have you ever looked back at your old yearbook from high school? In mine, someone named Dave wrote, "Remember that night at the cabin, and always stay squishy, dude!" And some girl added, "Stay a sweetie! Always! And keep...
  • Apr 27

    What are the 7 Ideals of a Durable & Sustainable Franchise System? - Operation

    What are the 7 Ideals of a Durable & Sustainable Franchise System? - Operation
    Everyone has their own opinion of the "franchise" concept in America. Some argue that franchises are leading to the extinction of mom and pop shops, dissolving the local micro-cultures and communities that make our towns and cities…
  • Apr 27

    How FEAR Impacts Your Results - Operation

    How FEAR Impacts Your Results - Operation
    In his first inaugural address, Franklin Roosevelt famously stated, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." At the time of this proclamation, the U.S. was nearing the depths of the Great Depression. Millions were…
Rank this Week: 640

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 34

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 27

    Plaintiffs Shoot a Blank in Assault Weapon Ban Challenge

    Plaintiffs Shoot a Blank in Assault Weapon Ban Challenge
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A divided panel of the Seventh Circuit today upheld a local ordinance banning assault weapons and large-capacity magazines against a Second Amendment challenge. The ruling in Friedman v. City of…
  • Apr 27

    Obamacare Survives Origination Challenge

    Obamacare Survives Origination Challenge
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Fifth Circuit on Friday dismissed a case challenging both the individual and employer mandates in the Affordable Care Act under the Origination Clause. The court said that the individual…
  • Apr 24

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit ruled today that plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge EPA and NHTSA's standards for greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks. The ruling means that the case is dismissed,…
Rank this Week: 100

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

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    E. coli Linked to Hamburger

    E. coli Linked to Hamburger
    Skyline Provisions, Inc., a Harvey, Ill., establishment, is recalling 1,029 pounds of beef products contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)... Continue Reading
  • Apr 4

    As Many as 18 with E. coli Linked to Silliman School in Louisiana

    As Many as 18 with E. coli Linked to Silliman School in Louisiana
    Food Safety News reported yesterday that Louisiana’s Silliman Institute students may well be part of an E. coli outbreak. Silliman sent students home last Friday, March 27, resumed classes Monday,... Continue Reading
  • Mar 21

    E. coli with Beef Cheeks Recalled

    E. coli with Beef Cheeks Recalled
    A Chicago wholesale meat company is recalling nearly 170,000 pounds of meat products that may be contaminated with bacteria that can cause illness. The Illinois Department of Agriculture announced the... Continue Reading
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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Apr 27

    E. coli Recall of Hamburger

    E. coli Recall of Hamburger
    Skyline Provisions, Inc., a Harvey, Ill., establishment, is recalling 1,029 pounds of beef products contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.…
  • Apr 27

    Ohio Butulism Cases Rise to 31 from Church Potluck

    Ohio Butulism Cases Rise to 31 from Church Potluck
    Based on laboratory tests and interviews with potluck attendees, public health officials have concluded that potato salad made with home-canned potatoes is the likely cause of a foodborne botulism outbreak following a church potluck in…
  • Apr 26

    Blue Bell Listeria Numbers Creeping Up

    Blue Bell Listeria Numbers Creeping Up
    As of April 21, 2015, a total of ten patients infected with several strains of Listeria monocytogenes were reported from four states: Arizona (1), Kansas (5), Oklahoma (1), and Texas (3). Illness onset dates ranged from January 2010 through…
Rank this Week: 119

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 27

    Monday Night Open Thread

    Monday Night Open Thread
    After spending my non-working hours today reading and and writing about death penalty trials and riots, I'm switching gears. Unimas tonight begins re-airing El Cartel de los Sapos aka Cartel of Snitches -- the Narcodrama that started…
  • Apr 27

    Riots in Baltimore After Freddie Gray Funeral

    Riots in Baltimore After Freddie Gray Funeral
    Baltimore was in chaos today when riots erupted after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a young African American who died in police custody. Gray's family was shocked by the violence... they hoped to organize a peace march later in the week,…
  • Apr 27

    Tsarnaev Defense Begins Making Case for Life

    Tsarnaev Defense Begins Making Case for Life
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team began making the case for life instead of death today. From David Bruck's opening statement: (Taken from WBZ reporter Jim Armstrong's live tweets in court.) [More...] Jahar was a lost teenager, raised... [[…
Rank this Week: 2

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 27

    Wireless Trumps Television: FCC Incentive Auctions of the TV Spectrum

    Wireless Trumps Television: FCC Incentive Auctions of the TV Spectrum
    By Sam Hampton Responding to novel technological needs and market forces, the FCC has developed a program of incentive auctions. The agency is working to allocate more spectrum to wireless broadband services. The 2010 National Broadband Plan…
  • Apr 25

    NFL Cheerleaders: restricted heavily and paid minimally

    NFL Cheerleaders: restricted heavily and paid minimally
    By Talia Loucks Being a cheerleader for a winning football team like the Seattle Seahawks or the Denver Broncos sounds like a lot of fun: exciting games, screaming fans, and trips to the Super Bowl. But for the teams that are not winning any…
  • Apr 23

    Invasion of Wearable Technology in the Workplace

    Invasion of Wearable Technology in the Workplace
    By Cheryl Lee Wearable Technology is one of the hottest new technology areas today. Apple Watch, Google Glass, as well as health monitoring devices like FitBit, may be some of the most well known examples of wearable technology. However,…
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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 74

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Apr 27

    Johnston on Advancement and Indemnification of Directors and Officer

    Johnston on Advancement and Indemnification of Directors and Officer
    William Johnston, one of Delaware’s premier practitioners of corporate litigation, is the lead author of a treatise recently published by Bloomberg BNA on the law of advancement and indemnification of directors and officers as well as…
  • Apr 23

    Chancery to Decide Advancement Issue for CEO of Coal Mining Company

    Chancery to Decide Advancement Issue for CEO of Coal Mining Company
    The Delaware Court of Chancery is scheduled to hear post-trial oral argument in connection with its expected ruling on a claim for advancement by the ex-CEO of Massey Energy, a coal mining company, who is scheduled to go on trial ……
  • Apr 19

    Chancery Applies Non-Exclusive Forum Selection Clause; Denies Motion to Dismi

    Chancery Applies Non-Exclusive Forum Selection Clause; Denies Motion to Dismi
    Utilipath, LLC v. Baxter McLindon Hayes, Jr., C.A. No. 9922-VCP (Del. Ch., Apr. 14, 2105), is a short Chancery opinion notable for a few short reasons: In light of a non-exclusive forum selection clause pursuant to which the parties agreed…
Rank this Week: 225

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:  
  • Apr 27

    Photos from the plaza

    Photos from the plaza
  • Apr 27

    Same-sex marriage, in Plain English — Part II

    Same-sex marriage, in Plain English — Part II
    Two years ago, the Supreme Court issued its decision in United States v. Windsor.  By a vote of five to four, with Justice Anthony Kennedy joining the Court’s four more liberal Justices to form a majority, the Court struck down a…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 7

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Apr 27

    April 28, 2015

    April 28, 2015
  • Apr 27

    Mayor clarifies remarks on ‘space’ for protester

    Mayor clarifies remarks on ‘space’ for protester
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is clarifying comments made Saturday night that some have interpreted as a policy of appeasement that allowed some protesters to vandalize and loot local businesses following a day of peaceful protests…
  • Apr 27

    Photos: Riots in Baltimore

    Photos: Riots in Baltimore
      Photos by Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record April 27, 2015, will go down as one of the worst days in Baltimore history. West Baltimore erupted in riots on Monday with residents looting stores and burning vehicles following the…
Rank this Week: 340

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: 726

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Apr 27

    Heat, Don’t Leave Home Without It

    Heat, Don’t Leave Home Without It
    Customs and Border Protection has decided that it needs to make it easier for you to travel abroad with a gun, at least assuming that you aren’t planning to use it to create any harm or to give it to a nefarious overseas organization.…
  • Apr 22

    Houston CEO Indicted For Not Having an Export License That He Didn’t Need

    Houston CEO Indicted For Not Having an Export License That He Didn’t Need
    Houston-based Smart Power Systems and its CEO Bahram Mechanic (as well as various other individuals) were indicted last week on charges that they exported certain export-controlled items to Iran without a license. The indictment alleges that…
  • Apr 21

    Texas Judge Indicted For Illegal Firearm Export

    Texas Judge Indicted For Illegal Firearm Export
    ABOVE: Judge Tim Wright Well, it is probably safe to say that not many (if any) judges have been indicted on allegations of illegally exporting firearms. But that’s what happened to Judge Tim Wright, a judge in Williamson County, Texas,…
Rank this Week: 412

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    Review: Apple Watch – iPhone J.D.

    Review: Apple Watch – iPhone J.D.
    Jeff Richardson: The Apple Watch is the newest product from Apple.  It requires an iPhone and thus can be viewed as an iPhone accessory, much like you might have Bluetooth headphones that work with your iPhone.  But it has so…
  • Apr 26

    Term Law Clerk Vacancy Announcement–NDNY

    Term Law Clerk Vacancy Announcement–NDNY
    April 25, 2015 Term Law Clerk Vacancy Announcement   The United States District Court for the Northern District of New York is seeking a two-year term law clerk for the Honorable David N. Hurd, U.S. District Judge in Utica, New…
  • Apr 25

    The Oyez Project at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law | A Multimedia Archive of the Supreme Court of the United State

    The Oyez Project at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law | A Multimedia Archive of the Supreme Court of the United State
    Here’s an old friend, even  larger and improved, with additional resources: U.S. Supreme Court Media http://www.oyez.org/ The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a phenomenal resource for anyone who wants to understand the workings of…
Rank this Week: 810

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Apr 27

    Telemedicine Policy Forum

    Telemedicine Policy Forum
    I've put together a Cato policy forum on telemedicine, May 28 in DC. This goes beyond international trade. I'll have some things to say about trade, but then we'll get into more general health policy and con law issues: In...
  • Apr 27

    President Obama Is Not Worried About ISDS Challenges. Should He Be?

    President Obama Is Not Worried About ISDS Challenges. Should He Be?
    This is President Obama talking about ISDS: "This is the notion that corporate America will be able to use this provision to eliminate our financial regulations and our food safety regulations and our consumer regulations. That’s just…
  • Apr 26

    Ethanol and ISDS

    Ethanol and ISDS
    I'm not going to stop criticizing ISDS, but while it is still here (and that may be for a long time), I'm going to look for ways to use it to promote my political preferences. Here's an example: “THEY are...
Rank this Week: 480

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    DNI General Counsel Robert Litt: “The New York Times Disgraced Itself”

    DNI General Counsel Robert Litt: “The New York Times Disgraced Itself”
    Over the weekend, the New York Times published an article on congressional support for the C.I.A.’s drone program. In describing the program’s leadership, the Times saw fit to reveal the…
  • Apr 27

    This Week’s “Rational Security” Episode

    This Week’s “Rational Security” Episode
    I wasn’t there. A certainly Lawfare managing editor filled in for me. Here ya go!
  • Apr 27

    Sen. McConnell Moves for a “Clean” 215 Reauthorization

    Sen. McConnell Moves for a “Clean” 215 Reauthorization
    This actually happened last week, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced and fast-tracked a bill (S. 1035) to extend through the year 2019 three USA Patriot Act provisions set to expire at the end of May. The so-called…
Rank this Week: 158

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 27

    Waymouth Farms Recalls Raw Pine Nuts for Possible Salmonella Contamination

    Waymouth Farms Recalls Raw Pine Nuts for Possible Salmonella Contamination
    Waymouth Farms Inc. of New Hope, MN, is recalling RAW PINE NUTS in various sizes because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and mail order under…
  • Apr 27

    Skyline Provisions Recalls 1,029 Pounds of Beef Products for E. Coli Risk

    Skyline Provisions Recalls 1,029 Pounds of Beef Products for E. Coli Risk
    Skyline Provisions Inc. of Harvey, IL, is recalling 1,029 pounds of beef products contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Produced between April…
  • Apr 27

    Home-Canned Potatoes Served at Potluck Probably Caused Botulism Outbreak

    Home-Canned Potatoes Served at Potluck Probably Caused Botulism Outbreak
    Ohio public health officials announced Monday that potato salad containing home-canned potatoes was the likely cause of a recent botulism outbreak following a potluck luncheon at the Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church in Lancaster, OH.…
Rank this Week: 169

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/
  • Apr 27

    Wang on Mail and Wire Fraud Prosecution for Insider Trading and Tipping

    Wang on Mail and Wire Fraud Prosecution for Insider Trading and Tipping
    William K. S. Wang (University of California, Hastings College of the Law) has posted Application of the Federal Mail and Wire Fraud Statutes to Criminal Liability for Stock Market Insider Trading and Tipping (University of Miami Law Review,…
  • Apr 27

    Wexler on Offender Release and Supervision

    Wexler on Offender Release and Supervision
    David B. Wexler (University of Puerto Rico - School of Law) has posted A Forward-Looking Foreword (OFFENDER RELEASE AND SUPERVISION: THE ROLE OF COURTS AND THE USE OF DISCRETION ___ (Martine Herzog-Evans ed., 2015)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Apr 27

    Logan on Exiting Sex Offender Registrie

    Logan on Exiting Sex Offender Registrie
    Wayne A. Logan (Florida State University - College of Law) has posted Database Infamia: Exit from the Sex Offender Registries (Wisconsin Law Review, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Since originating in the early-mid 1990s, sex offender…
Rank this Week: 107

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    MY CITY IN RUINS

    MY CITY IN RUINS
    Baltimore joins the long list of American cities caught in the throes of upheaval and rioting and civil disturbance sparked by police misconduct. Our city- Miami- burned more than once in the 1980's. At some point people just won't take it…
  • Apr 24

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS
    Sitting in the shadows of Miami's dilapidated civil courthouse, the new Gelber-Gladstone Children's courthouse was opened on Friday, with a bevy of local politicians and former Governor Bob Graham in attendance. Gelber-Gladstone…
  • Apr 23

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL
    Running the most widely read, most popular, and if we may so humbly say, most well written legal blog in South Florida, we are often approached (via e-mail) with requests from attorneys to advertise or otherwise associate themselves with this…
Rank this Week: 543

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Apr 27

    Tax Break for Art Collectors May Face Elimination

    Tax Break for Art Collectors May Face Elimination
    A provision in the tax code which has been used by art investors to avoid federal taxes may be eliminated by the Obama administration, leading to a surge in anxiety among those who treat art as an investment commodity. The provision, §…
  • Apr 25

    First Amendment Protects AFDI Ad for MTA Buse

    First Amendment Protects AFDI Ad for MTA Buse
    On Tuesday, Judge Koeltl, a federal judge for the Southern District of New York, ordered the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”) to display on its buses an advertisement, which criticizes Hamas and radical Islam, as…
  • Apr 24

    Jasper Johns Assistant Sentenced for Theft

    Jasper Johns Assistant Sentenced for Theft
    James Meyer, a former, longtime assistant to Jasper Johns who stole paintings from the artist’s Connecticut studio, was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $13.4 million to Johns and buyers of…
Rank this Week: 411

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Apr 27

    A Comment on Comment

    A Comment on Comment
    I tend to be responsive to comments  --  more responsive than any other blogger I'm aware of writing on criminal law issues.  I do this principally to stimulate debate on questions I view as…
  • Apr 27

    Another Minor Crime

    Another Minor Crime
    A couple of days ago, I blogged about what those backing sentencing "reform" would call a minor crime.  It's not the sort that warrants a jail term, in their view, but something more......creative.I found out about that crime, the…
  • Apr 27

    The First Amendment Inside-Out

    The First Amendment Inside-Out
    According to its initial assessment, the University of Michigan thought that freedom of speech did not include screening the Oscar-nominated movie, "American Sniper," because a group of Muslim students preposterously claimed that the showing…
Rank this Week: 171

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Ground Beef Recalled Over E. coli O157:H7 Test

    Ground Beef Recalled Over E. coli O157:H7 Test
    Skyline Provisions, Inc., a Harvey, Ill., establishment, is recalling 1,029 pounds of beef products contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)... Continue Reading
  • Apr 27

    Consumer Reports: Shrimp with Bacteria and Antibiotic

    Consumer Reports: Shrimp with Bacteria and Antibiotic
    Consumer Reports scientists tested 342 packages of frozen shrimp: 284 raw, 58 cooked, purchased at stores around the country. Among the findings: Bacterial residues were found on more than half... Continue Reading
  • Apr 27

    Potato Salad Link in Ohio Botulism Outbreak

    Potato Salad Link in Ohio Botulism Outbreak
    21 Confirmed Cases with One Death and 10 Suspected Cases Based on laboratory tests and interviews with potluck attendees, public health officials have concluded that potato salad made with home-canned... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 35

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 27

    State Bar Judge Rules To Disbar Lawyer for Misappropriation

    State Bar Judge Rules To Disbar Lawyer for Misappropriation
    When Michael Scott Keck removed $55,000 from the trust fund of a client who was in prison in order to repay a debt to another client, the bar suspended him from practice. Now, a State Bar Court judge has recommended...
  • Apr 27

    Estate Tax Payers Outnumbered by Moon Walker

    Estate Tax Payers Outnumbered by Moon Walker
    On his April 17th show, Bill Maher made an “out-of-this world” comparison to undermine the argument that the estate tax threatens the livelihoods of “family farmers.” Of the 5,000 Americans who paid the estate tax in 2013, twenty…
  • Apr 27

    Article on Taxpayer Guidance Mitigating Tax Compliance Risk

    Article on Taxpayer Guidance Mitigating Tax Compliance Risk
    Jeffrey Anand (Hofstra University School of Law) recently published an article entitled, Virtual Economies Virtually Unregulated: How Clear Taxpayer Guidance Can Mitigate Tax Compliance Risks, 43 Hofstra L. Rev. 253-290 (2014). Provided below…
Rank this Week: 134

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: 9

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Apr 27

    ‘Squirrel’ Threatens To Bomb IRS Building

    ‘Squirrel’ Threatens To Bomb IRS Building
    A South Florida man called in a bomb threat involving an IRS building last week. He now faces up to 10 years in federal prison.
  • Apr 25

    Wahlberg And Diddy Bet $250,000 On Mayweather & Pacquiao Fight

    Wahlberg And Diddy Bet $250,000 On Mayweather & Pacquiao Fight
    Got money riding on the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight? Wahlberg and Diddy do: they made a very public - and huge - wager this week on the matchup. The proceeds of the wager - just like yours - are reportable as income. Will Uncle Sam be…
  • Apr 24

    Fix The Tax Code Friday: Should We Repeal The Federal Estate Tax?

    Fix The Tax Code Friday: Should We Repeal The Federal Estate Tax?
    It's Fix The Tax Code Friday. With the House voting to repeal the estate tax last week, the question moves to the Senate. What do you think?
Rank this Week: 484

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 27

    Climate Fatigue

    Climate Fatigue
    I gather that people are tired of hearing about climate change.  I’m tired of hearing about climate change, too. Sadly, Nature just doesn’t care  that much about entertaining us.  It’s going to be climate…
  • Apr 24

    Culture Wars at the Supreme Court

    Culture Wars at the Supreme Court
    Views on environmental issues are related to broader culture differences.  According to social scientists, environmentalists tend to be egalitarian, believe in harmony with nature, and stress responsibility over autonomy.…
  • Apr 23

    Is Jeb Bush Listening to Andy Sabin?

    Is Jeb Bush Listening to Andy Sabin?
                     Jeb Bush is now “concerned” about climate change.  He also believes the U.S. needs to work with other countries to “negotiate a way to reduce carbon…
Rank this Week: 584

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 27

    Silk Road Judge Denies Retrial Despite Agents’ Alleged Corruption

    Silk Road Judge Denies Retrial Despite Agents’ Alleged Corruption
    New corruption charges against two federal agents and a pile of other complaints from Ulbricht's defense isn't enough to win Silk Road's creator a second chance at freedom. The post Silk Road Judge Denies Retrial Despite Agents’ Alleged…
  • Apr 27

    Researchers Plan to Demonstrate a Wireless Car Hack This Summer

    Researchers Plan to Demonstrate a Wireless Car Hack This Summer
    A note of caution to anyone who works on the security team of a major automobile manufacturer: Don’t plan your summer vacation just yet. The post Researchers Plan to Demonstrate a Wireless Car Hack This Summer appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 24

    DoD’s New ‘Transparent’ Policy on Cybersecurity Is Still Opaque

    DoD’s New ‘Transparent’ Policy on Cybersecurity Is Still Opaque
    When the U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter laid out the Pentagon’s new cybersecurity strategy this week, few were expecting it to break news. And, indeed, his talk at Stanford’s Hoover Institution on Thursday offered no…
Rank this Week: 21

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 96

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Apr 27

    Samuell Boulevard Accident n Dallas Leaves 2 People Injured, Driver Arrested for DWI

    Samuell Boulevard Accident n Dallas Leaves 2 People Injured, Driver Arrested for DWI
    Dallas, TX — A man named Juan Diaz Lizama, 20 years old, was arrested in Dallas near Tenison Park after his pickup truck crashed into a motorcycle and badly injured two people: a 37-year old woman and a 60-year old man. The accident…
  • Apr 27

    Officer Arthur Hill Injured after 18-Wheeler Accident in Lake Ronkonkoma on LIE

    Officer Arthur Hill Injured after 18-Wheeler Accident in Lake Ronkonkoma on LIE
    Lake Ronkonkoma, NY — A police officer who was simply trying to direct traffic on the LIE (Long Island Expressway) was injured this Monday, April 27, after his patrol car was hit and dragged by an 18-wheeler truck. He was identified as…
  • Apr 27

    San Antonio, TX: Man Injured by Car While Crossing Street on Stone Oak Parkway

    San Antonio, TX: Man Injured by Car While Crossing Street on Stone Oak Parkway
    San Antonio, TX — Police said that a man in San Antonio was badly injured this past Saturday morning (April 25, 2015) after he was hit by a car along Oak Stone Parkway. They said that the wreck happened around 2:00 a.m. in the morning,…
Rank this Week: 131

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 27

    2014 Report on Security Clearance Determinations April 2015

    2014 Report on Security Clearance Determinations April 2015
    FAS – “The number of persons holding security clearances for access to classified information decreased by more than 635,000 (or 12.3 percent) last year, according to a new report to Congress from the Office of the Director of…
  • Apr 27

    NIST Releases Draft Community Resilience Planning Guide for Public Review

    NIST Releases Draft Community Resilience Planning Guide for Public Review
    “The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today issued a draft guide to help communities plan for and act to keep windstorms, floods, earthquakes, sea-level rise, industrial mishaps and…
  • Apr 27

    Science Europe

    Science Europe
    “Science Europe is an association of European Research Funding Organisations (RFO) and Research Performing Organisations (RPO), based in Brussels. Its Founding General Assembly took place in Berlin in October 2011. Science Europe…
Rank this Week: 38

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Harvard Law School Library's Perma.cc Wins 2015 Webby Award for Best Law-Related Website

    Harvard Law School Library's Perma.cc Wins 2015 Webby Award for Best Law-Related Website
    Perma.cc, a service invented by the Harvard Law School Library that helps organizations create an archive of permanent links for web citations, has won the 2015 Webby Award in the category of best law-related website.The Webby Awards…
  • Apr 27

    Spring 2015 Issue of Canadian Library Association Feliciter

    Spring 2015 Issue of Canadian Library Association Feliciter
    The Spring 2015 issue of Feliciter, the journal of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), are is available online.The issue's theme is "Future Skills, Future Professionals".From the guest editorial:"This issue of Feliciter presents…
  • Apr 25

    News From Working Group on the Future of the Canadian Library Association

    News From Working Group on the Future of the Canadian Library Association
    This is a follow up to the Library Boy post of April 6, 2015 called New Blog on the Future of the Canadian Library Association.The Canadian Library Association (CLA) has been holding discussions with stakeholders in the library community on a…
Rank this Week: 957

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 106

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Apr 27

    Roberts Court at 10: The Fourth Amendment

    Roberts Court at 10: The Fourth Amendment
    On September 29, 2005, The United States Senate confirmed then appellate court judge John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the United States. The current October 2014 Term for that court marks the tenth term completed with Roberts at the...
  • Apr 17

    Judge's Facebook Comments Raises Ethics Question

    Judge's Facebook Comments Raises Ethics Question
    From the ABA Journal earlier this week: A judge in Louisville, Kentucky, says he was cautioning parents about racial stereotypes when he criticized a victim-impact statement on Facebook. Judge Olu Stevens didn’t identify the crime victims…
  • Apr 16

    E-Discovery, the Fourth Amendment and New Technology

    E-Discovery, the Fourth Amendment and New Technology
    I am always amazed at the ways new technologies raise into Fourth Amendment questions. Monday, Michael Rich (Elon) posted "Machine Learning, Automated Suspicion Algorithms, and the Fourth Amendment." on SSRN as yet another example…
Rank this Week: 455

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/
  • Apr 27

    Toth on Public Employee Speech Law

    Toth on Public Employee Speech Law
    Michael Toth (Stanford University) has posted Out of Balance: Wrong Turns in Public Employee Speech Law (University of Massachusetts Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Although scholars offer a variety of…
  • Apr 27

    Corrado on Desert & Punishment

    Corrado on Desert & Punishment
    Michael Louis Corrado (University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law) has posted Withdrawal Pains: Giving Up Desert on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Underlying our present conception of punishment is the moral notion of…
  • Apr 27

    Burbank & Farhang on Private Enforcement of Federal Law

    Burbank & Farhang on Private Enforcement of Federal Law
    Stephen B. Burbank and Sean Farhang (University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley) have posted The Subterranean Counterrevolution: The Supreme Court, the Media, and Litigation Reform (DePaul Law Review, Vol.…
Rank this Week: 114

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Apr 27

    #The1Llife: Summer is Almost Here

    #The1Llife: Summer is Almost Here
    GUEST BLOG by Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy According to Alice Cooper, “School’s out for summer!” However, I’m pretty sure my pal Alice was not referring to law school students when he wrote this…
  • Apr 24

    #The3Llife: Preparing the Mind, Body, and Family for the Bar

    #The3Llife: Preparing the Mind, Body, and Family for the Bar
    GUEST BLOG by Shaun Sanders, 3L at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law I’ve spent quite a bit of time already this semester preparing for the bar via a prep class that my school offers as an elective. Likewise, I…
  • Apr 23

    #The2Llife: Writing and Publishing

    #The2Llife: Writing and Publishing
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law Writing is the most important skill for lawyers. All lawyers must learn to write effectively, and hopefully persuasively as well. Law schools attempt to prepare students for legal…
Rank this Week: 766

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Apr 27

    Tumult At Oberlin In Wake Of Emotional Support Animal Companion Initiative

    Tumult At Oberlin In Wake Of Emotional Support Animal Companion Initiative
    Oberlin, Ohio (AP): A new initiative calculated to promote healing and inclusiveness has instead led to controversy, legal threats, violence, and reported feelings of unsafeness on the campus of Oberlin College. Oberlin administrators…
  • Apr 23

    Just A Couple Of Questions About Lynch Mob

    Just A Couple Of Questions About Lynch Mob
    If you're somebody who supports privacy and freedom of conscience, do you think it's healthy for a republic to have a political media that digs up wrongthink statements by random nobodies, then amplifies the statements to expose the random…
  • Apr 23

    Just An Idle Question About "Safe Spaces"

    Just An Idle Question About "Safe Spaces"
    If you're somebody who is annoyed when college kids say speech they don't like makes them "unsafe," are you also somebody who has called speech you don't like a "lynch mob" or "witch hunt" or "bullying"? Just An Idle Question About "Safe…
Rank this Week: 724

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    Nous Restons Charlie

    Nous Restons Charlie
    “We defend free speech above its contents” – PEN America in deciding to honor Charlie Hebdo. (source) Meanwhile a university canceled a Charlie Hebdo appearance for “security” reasons. (source) “If PEN as a…
  • Apr 27

    Copyright Runs Amok in Comic Case

    Copyright Runs Amok in Comic Case
    Horizon v. Marvel: Copyright in the Three-Point Landing? I love copyright law, usually. Why is it there? It is there to ensure that authors and artists can profit from their work. Great idea. Unfortunately, somewhere along the line, the…
  • Apr 27

    Senate Bill 444 – Now With Video!

    Senate Bill 444 – Now With Video!
    In Nevada, Senate Bill 444 stands to repeal all the effectiveness of the Nevada Anti-SLAPP Law. If you’ve read this blog at all in the past two weeks, you know that I have been a small part of the chorus of voices that rose up against…
Rank this Week: 890

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Apr 27

    Register of Copyrights to Testify at April 29 House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Copyright Review

    Register of Copyrights to Testify at April 29 House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Copyright Review
    Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante will testify before the House Judiciary Committee onWednesday, April 29, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. (ET), in a hearing entitled “The Register’s Perspective on Copyright Review.” The…
  • Apr 24

    Copyright Office Issues a Notice of Inquiry on Photographs, Graphic Artworks, and Illustration

    Copyright Office Issues a Notice of Inquiry on Photographs, Graphic Artworks, and Illustration
    The U.S. Copyright Office has published a Federal Register notice requesting written comments on how certain visual works, particularly photographs, graphic artworks, and illustrations, are monetized, enforced, and registered under the…
  • Apr 15

    Musician’s Photo Release is a Rights Grab

    Musician’s Photo Release is a Rights Grab
    Meghan Trainor, the popular singer of “All About That Bass,” and her management company, Atom Factory Music, LLC, reportedly are making photographers and videographers sign a Release to get a photo credential at…
Rank this Week: 347

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: 313