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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/
Rank this Week: 52

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…
  • Sep 19

    Fraternity Under Investigation For Alleged “Date Rape” Drugs at Party

    Fraternity Under Investigation For Alleged “Date Rape” Drugs at Party
    Tau Kappa Epsilon, a fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is under investigation over allegations that some of its members inserted date rape drugs into the beverages of party attendees. According to police, several of the…
  • Sep 16

    Man Expected to File Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death Case After Wife, Twins Die During Childbirth

    Man Expected to File Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death Case After Wife, Twins Die During Childbirth
    A man whose common-law wife and twin daughters died during their delivery says he intends to sue the doctors involved for birthing malpractice. Tafari Brathwaite says they tried to deliver the babies naturally even though Victoria Rexach told…
Rank this Week: 279

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…
  • Sep 17

    Does the Business Judgment Rule Protect a Board’s Stock Award?

    Does the Business Judgment Rule Protect a Board’s Stock Award?
    Authored By Albert H. Manwaring, IV This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | September 17, 2014 In In re 3Com Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 16721 (Del. Ch. October 25, 1999),…
Rank this Week: 458

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: 483

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • Aug 5

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer
    According to "Ride Smart Florida" there are more than 600,000 registered motorcycles across the state of Florida. Unfortunately, statistics also show that during 2012, there were more than 9,000 accidents involving motorcycles. When you…
  • Aug 5

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer
    According to “Ride Smart Florida” there are more than 600,000 registered motorcycles across the state of Florida. Unfortunately, statistics also show that during 2012, there were more than 9,000 accidents involving motorcycles.…
Rank this Week: 977

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 348

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/
Rank this Week: 285

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    THE RIGHT TO TREATMENT CASES...cont

    THE RIGHT TO TREATMENT CASES...cont
    We conclude that appellant was entitled to a jury trial, first, because the crime with which he was charged was an indictable and serious offense at common law, and second, because the crime itself is morally offensive and Malum...
  • Sep 20

    Designated Felony...cont

    Designated Felony...cont
    Respondent does not indicate whether he believes the absence of a five year statute of limitations violates procedural or substantive due-process. Procedural due-process imposes constraints on the procedures through which the government…
  • Sep 19

    People v Moore, People v Doyle... cont

    People v Moore, People v Doyle... cont
    The court values the opinion of Professor Denzer's annotation to section 190.65 that the precise meaning of sec. 251 of the Code of Criminal Procedure was not readily discernible from the language of the statute. People v. Peetz declared...
Rank this Week: 898

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 452

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

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Motorcycle Collision In Danville, Illinoi

    Motorcycle Collision In Danville, Illinoi
    There was a motorcycle accident Wednesday evening (September 17, 2014) in Danville, Illinois This motorcycle collision happened at approximately 5:43 p.m., at the intersection of Vermilion and Main Streets.  The collision occurred as a…
  • Sep 12

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Chicago’s Canaryville Neighborhood

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Chicago’s Canaryville Neighborhood
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning (approximately 1:00 a.m.) in Chicago’s Canaryville neighborhood (South Side.) According to Chicago Police, the motorcyclist lost control of the bike – for a presumably…
  • Sep 10

    Fatal Illinois Motorcycle Accident In Belleville, Illinoi

    Fatal Illinois Motorcycle Accident In Belleville, Illinoi
    There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle collision Wednesday (September 10, 2014) in Belleville, Illinois. This motorcycle accident happened at approximately 4:10 p.m. on the Belleville campus of Southwestern Illinois College.  At that…
Rank this Week: 839

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Sep 20

    The Web at 25: Looking Ahead to What Might Be

    The Web at 25: Looking Ahead to What Might Be
    The Web turns 25 years old this year. What has changed since Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN in Switzerland, released this gift to the world in 1989? The easier question to answer might be to ask what hasn’t … Continue…
  • Sep 12

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:Andover Institute Launch: A Hub for Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning Please join us to celebrate the official launch of the Andover Institute on Friday, October 17, 2014. The program…
  • Aug 29

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:As we continue to advance our Connected Learning efforts, we are seeking to hire an experienced math instructor who will support the development of online modules and work with us to explore…
Rank this Week: 85

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Automotive Expert Witnesses & Recall

    Automotive Expert Witnesses & Recall
    Automotive expert witnesses may consult on auto defects, auto engines, automotive components, and automotive recalls. In the news, General Motors Co. is recalling some 2011-2014 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas vehicles. About 3,200…
  • Sep 17

    Business Expert Witness On Coming To Grips With Risk

    Business Expert Witness On Coming To Grips With Risk
    In Coming to Grips with Risk, business expert witness Shelley Lee Boyce writes that "Your tolerance for risk is an important factor in how you allocate your investment portfolio among different investments." While investments are subject to…
  • Sep 15

    Cross-examining the Expert Witness by Dean Brett Part 1

    Cross-examining the Expert Witness by Dean Brett Part 1
    In How to prepare to cross-examine an expert witness, attorney Dean Brett writes on what he describes as "one of the trial attorney's most difficult tasks." Throughout my years as a trial attorney, I have found that one of the most…
Rank this Week: 421

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 20

    Updated version of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Night Watchman State posted

    Updated version of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Night Watchman State posted
    A revised version of my article Corporate Social Responsibility in the Night Watchman State: A Comment on Strine & Walker is now available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2494003 Abstract:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 19

    I get a nice mention in The Economist

    I get a nice mention in The Economist
    “Dual-class” structures were common in America in the 1920s but were largely stamped out in a populist campaign led by William Ripley, a Harvard professor who labelled the practice a “crowning... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Sep 19

    Corporate logo failures that will amaze and amuse

    Corporate logo failures that will amaze and amuse
    Some of these are horrifically awful. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 204

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 20

    Report urges recognizing land rights of locals could be cost-effective protection for tropical forest

    Report urges recognizing land rights of locals could be cost-effective protection for tropical forest
    [JURIST] A report by Rights and Resources [advocacy website] on Wednesday warned of the growing pressure for land and resources that threatens communities dependent on tropical forests. The report [text, PDF] will be presented at the World…
  • Sep 20

    Scottish referendum officials investigating electoral fraud

    Scottish referendum officials investigating electoral fraud
    [JURIST] Officials at the referendum in Glasgow are investigating ten counts of suspected electoral fraud at polling stations across the city. The suspect votes are thought to be cases of impersonation [BBC report], where people cast a vote…
  • Sep 20

    International Criminal Court summons Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta

    International Criminal Court summons Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta
    [JURIST] The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Friday summoned [text, pdf] Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta [official profile] to appear in the court on October 8. Kenyatta and the Kenyan government have been charged…
Rank this Week: 11

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 906

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Scotland: Powers and Promise

    Scotland: Powers and Promise
    As a virtual feline, I didn't take sides in the Scottish independence question decided last Thursday. Scotland's people, aged 16 and up, voted to remain part of the United Kingdom. After the vote, Prime Minister David Cameron announced in his…
  • Sep 19

    Browser Privacy

    Browser Privacy
    Sometimes, I just don't want to be noticed.  When that is the case, I turn to another virtual furry critter - Privacy Badger . This browser add-on was recently introduced (in its beta version) by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.…
  • Sep 18

    Department of Justice Releases Report on Police Body-Worn Camera

    Department of Justice Releases Report on Police Body-Worn Camera
    Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice released a report that details its recommendations and warnings regarding the use of body-worn cameras by police.Click here to read the story, and here is the link to the report (opens…
Rank this Week: 847

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Sep 20

    Recent highlights from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform

    Recent highlights from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform
    Since it has once again been a few weeks since I did a round-up of recent posts from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform, here goes: Wisconsin police chief advocate marijuana legalization to fund treatment for harder drugs DC marijuana…
  • Sep 20

    Despite the threat of another Plata, a number of states' prisons remain way over capacity

    Despite the threat of another Plata, a number of states' prisons remain way over capacity
    I expected that one consequence of the Supreme Court's affirmance of the prisoner release order for California in Plata would be that other states would work even harder than usual to keep their prison overcrowding in check so as not...
  • Sep 19

    "The Most Senior Wall Street Official: Evaluating the State of Financial Crisis Prosecutions"

    "The Most Senior Wall Street Official: Evaluating the State of Financial Crisis Prosecutions"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new article on SSRN authored by Todd Haugh. Here is the abstract: This September marks six years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the height of the financial...
Rank this Week: 136

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Caregiver? To The Truth, No Care Given

    Caregiver? To The Truth, No Care Given
    Joe Cardona managed to piss off both SFL and I today with this crap.At a quick glance (which is generally what most people give these questions in the voting booth) this statement would lead one to assume that “determined by a licensed…
  • Sep 19

    Friday Fodder -- Magistrate Judge Goodman and the Meet-and-Confer Requirement.

    Friday Fodder -- Magistrate Judge Goodman and the Meet-and-Confer Requirement.
    It's mind-boggling how much time and energy has been devoted to the intricacies of the meet-and-confer requirement -- something that is supposed to save us some time and energy.Perfect for a Friday, enjoy this nice rant on the topic:Local…
  • Sep 18

    What's Going On Over at Akerman?

    What's Going On Over at Akerman?
    Two recent Akerman items caught my eye:First, there was some kind of altercation over there over something:A man is suing Akerman, alleging he was severely injured when he was restrained by a security guard while at the law firm's Miami…
Rank this Week: 252

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Sep 20

    American Spectator Surrenders To Vexatious Litigant and Domestic Terrorist Brett Kimberlin

    American Spectator Surrenders To Vexatious Litigant and Domestic Terrorist Brett Kimberlin
    Last year I wrote about how vexatious litigant and unrepentant domestic terrorist Brett Kimberlin filed a blatantly frivolous RICO suit in federal court in Maryland seeking to silence and retaliate against those who had criticized him. Now…
  • Sep 18

    A Grumble: United States Courts Website Misinforms About Free Speech

    A Grumble: United States Courts Website Misinforms About Free Speech
    Last night I carefully observed a gentleman who thinks that criticizing someone violates the First Amendment. You have to be very still in the wild or you spook them. After some irritable flailing our subject — a communications director…
  • Sep 12

    Follow-Up: U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks Gets Free Speech Right This Time

    Follow-Up: U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks Gets Free Speech Right This Time
    Last week I criticized an email from U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks that was either dangerously ambiguous or flat wrong about the scope of free speech. Chancellor Dirks has just sent a follow-up email, probably prompted by the…
Rank this Week: 504

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Blending in and sticking out.

    Blending in and sticking out.
    Today, on Picnic Point. AND: Speaking of orange... how Iris got the orange ball (over at Puparazzo).
  • Sep 20

    "Debbie wears so many hats, so well."

    "Debbie wears so many hats, so well."
    Said Hillary, quoted in "Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s awkward day with party leaders."Was that mean?
  • Sep 20

    "Designing a hamster wheel big enough for a person takes some serious design skills."

    "Designing a hamster wheel big enough for a person takes some serious design skills."
    "Godshaw and his associates at Autodesk's Pier 9 fabrication facility ended up creating an 80-inch diameter wheel with a 24-inch-wide base. The wheel moves thanks to four skateboard wheels underneath. A preexisting standing desk was simply…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Sep 20

    AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE!

    AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE!
    JOIN HONORARY MARSHAL NYC PUBLIC ADVOCATE LETITIA JAMES Sunday for the African American Day Parade! This Sunday, September 21, 2014 join Team Tish as thousands of men and women from New York City gather for a march in celebration African…
  • Sep 19

    SHE'S BEING BAD

    SHE'S BEING BAD
    Came across this young lady while traversing Rockefeller Center ....
  • Sep 19

    SLEEPING WITH TAJ

    SLEEPING WITH TAJ
    Is that the Taj Mahal on my bed?
Rank this Week: 8

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Sep 20

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source
    The NYPD is proudly touting statistics that indicate that the use of force by police officers has been declining for the past 20 years. That's great. Unfortunately, it may not be true. As the department has had to acknowledge, the NYPD is…
  • Sep 12

    OT: The Mets Are Being Sued

    OT: The Mets Are Being Sued
    This has nothing to do with civil rights or criminal law. But as a long-suffering NY Mets fan (I know, it's a redundency), this pending employment lawsuit screams out for attention. Or maybe I just wanted to vent. Either way, thanks…
  • Sep 10

    DWB is a "Measurable Phenomenon"

    DWB is a "Measurable Phenomenon"
    Driving while black, or DWB, has long been a primary, if unstated basis, for many police stops. Yet, many members of law enforcement and dubious white folks have tried to brush it off as a mere figment of the imagination for overly sensitive…
Rank this Week: 182

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 64

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Mandamus and trade secret

    Mandamus and trade secret
    See the CAFC order in IN RE TAIWAN UNION TECHNOLOGY Not satisfied with that relief , TUC now seeks an order fromthis court compellingadditional information relevant toits invalidity defense .Park opposesthe petition andmoves for…
  • Sep 17

    CAFC discusses laches and equitable estoppel in SCA Hygiene

    CAFC discusses laches and equitable estoppel in SCA Hygiene
    The outcome of SCA Hygiene vs. First Baby ProductsAccordingly, we affirm the district court’s grant of summary judgmentas to laches, reverse its grant of summary judgmentas to equitable estoppel, and remandfor further proceedings…
  • Sep 17

    Congressman Frank Wolf asks US attorney to look into possible fraud at the US Patent Office

    Congressman Frank Wolf asks US attorney to look into possible fraud at the US Patent Office
    In a post GOP congressman seeks criminal prosecution of patent office cheating , Lisa Rein wrote“There must be a zero-tolerance policy for fraud and abuse,” Wolf wrote Monday (Sept. 15, 2014) to U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, the…
Rank this Week: 32

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 20

    Harvard Law School Debate: Save the World by Working in BigLaw?

    Harvard Law School Debate: Save the World by Working in BigLaw?
    The Harvard Law Record: Want to Save the World? Do BigLaw!, by Bill Barlow: For people systematically chosen for being able to root out and analyze the rationality of arguments, lawyers are pitifully bad at being reasonable. Let us look, for…
  • Sep 20

    Tax Papers at Canadian Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting

    Tax Papers at Canadian Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting
    The two-day Annual Meeting of the Canadian Law and Economics Association concludes today at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Here are the tax papers: Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Downscaling Regulatory Barriers Richard Kaplan…
  • Sep 20

    S&P Lowers Thomas Jefferson Law School's Junk Bond Rating to CC (3 Notches Lower Than Venezuela's); Default Is Expected

    S&P Lowers Thomas Jefferson Law School's Junk Bond Rating to CC (3 Notches Lower Than Venezuela's); Default Is Expected
    Following up on Wednesday's post, Thomas Jefferson Law School Defaults on $133m of Junk Bonds, Hopes to Restructure Debt and Remain Open: Standard & Poor's, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, CA Rating Lowered To 'CC' From 'B+', On Watch…
Rank this Week: 20

Tortini

Tortini

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

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    Further Thoughts on the Carter Apportionment Case – The Pennsylvania Experience

    Further Thoughts on the Carter Apportionment Case – The Pennsylvania Experience
    Carter is hard to square with commentators and precedent and the logic of the law. Juries, in their fact-finding roles, apportion in various contexts. In actions for negligence, juries consider the relative faults of the parties, and…
  • Sep 19

    Maryland Refuses Apportionment in Asbestos Lung Cancer Cases – Carter

    Maryland Refuses Apportionment in Asbestos Lung Cancer Cases – Carter
    In Carter v. The Wallace & Gale Asbestos Settlement Trust, 439 Md. 333, 96 A.3d 147 (2014), the Maryland Court of Appeals missed an opportunity to place causal apportionment of damages in asbestos cases on a sound legal and factual basis.…
  • Sep 16

    Asbestos and Asbestos Litigation Are Forever

    Asbestos and Asbestos Litigation Are Forever
    When I first started practicing “asbestos law,” I routinely found copies of letters from JAG lawyers to shipyard workers, in their personnel files. The letters were notifying the workers that they had been diagnosed with…
Rank this Week: 251

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/
  • Sep 20

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #92: Benjamin Wittes on “A Constitution Under Chronic Stress”

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #92: Benjamin Wittes on “A Constitution Under Chronic Stress”
    This week, the nation once again celebrated Constitution Day, for which Ben gave an address at Kenyon College, which we provide to you in full. In his talk, Ben covered what he calls a “Constitution Under Stress,”…
  • Sep 20

    The Encryption Wars Continue

    The Encryption Wars Continue
    For quite a while it has been the case that properly implemented encryption will defeat efforts to crack it (at least using current technology). Yet it has been the case for an equally long time that very few people actually use encryption to…
  • Sep 20

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    On Friday, Ben pointed out that while it may be fashionable to blame the NSA as the only “bad guys” collecting your data; many organizations, including even the Library of Congress, are actively collating and analyzing your…
Rank this Week: 123

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 20

    Sitkoff to Chair Committee on Divided Trusteeship

    Sitkoff to Chair Committee on Divided Trusteeship
    Robert H. Sitkoff, the John L. Gray Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has been named Chair of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) drafting committee for an Act on Divided Trusteeship. The problem of a divided trusteeship stems from...
  • Sep 20

    Article on America's Gun Trust War

    Article on America's Gun Trust War
    Lee-Ford Tritt (University of Florida Levin College of Law, Professor of Law) recently published an article entitled, Dispatches from the Trenches of America’s Great Gun Trust Wars, 108 Nw. L. Rev. 743-765 (2014). Provided below is the…
  • Sep 20

    New Jersey Estate and Inheritance Tax Reform Bill

    New Jersey Estate and Inheritance Tax Reform Bill
    As I have previously discussed, state lawmakers in New Jersey are currently considering changes to the state’s estate and inheritance tax statutes. There are currently multiple bills being considered that range from raising the threshold…
Rank this Week: 54

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Mortgages: Statute of Limitations, Quiet Title Actions, Etc.

    Mortgages: Statute of Limitations, Quiet Title Actions, Etc.
    In the aftermath of the real estate mortgage foreclosure crisis in Florida since 2008, various issues have been presented to the court in Florida regarding the enforceability of mortgages, including statute of limitations arguments.Statute of…
  • Sep 17

    Preservation of Error and the Civil Plain Error Rule

    Preservation of Error and the Civil Plain Error Rule
    "The recent Middle District of Florida decision in In re Nabavi, 2014 WL 3939595 (M.D. Florida, August 12, 2014) made reference to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal’s longtime adoption of the "civil plain error rule" - an exception…
  • Sep 17

    Preservation of Error and the Civil Plain Error Rule

    Preservation of Error and the Civil Plain Error Rule
    The recent Middle District of Florida decision in In re Nabavi, 2014 WL 3939595 (M.D. Florida, August 12, 2014) made reference to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal’s longtime adoption of the "civil plain error rule" - an exception…
Rank this Week: 549

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 20

    Ecuador-Chevron: Where’s Preet Bharara?

    Ecuador-Chevron: Where’s Preet Bharara?
    Roger Parloff at Fortune reviews the two new Chevron-Ecuador books by Paul Barrett and Michael Goldhaber (earlier here, etc.), and also asks where ubiquitous S.D.N.Y. federal prosecutor Preet Bharara is in a case where he might appropriately…
  • Sep 20

    CBC warns Canadians against American forfeiture

    CBC warns Canadians against American forfeiture
    Canadians should be careful of carrying large sums of currency on their trips south of the border, warns the CBC’s senior Washington correspondent, Neil MacDonald, since “U.S. police are operating a co-ordinated scheme to seize as…
  • Sep 19

    “California Destroys Winery Over Use of Volunteers”

    “California Destroys Winery Over Use of Volunteers”
    “California has a state law that prohibits for-profit companies from using volunteer labor.” That spelled doom for little Westover Winery in Castro Valley, which cleared around $11,000 in profits a year for its owning couple and…
Rank this Week: 23

Legal Ease Blog

Legal Ease Blog

Covers clients development and law practice management. By Allison Shields.

http://legalease.blogs.com/legal_ease_blog/
  • Sep 20

    New Ethics Opinion Outlines Attorneys' Ethical Obligations on Social Media

    New Ethics Opinion Outlines Attorneys' Ethical Obligations on Social Media
    The Pennsylvania Bar Association has issued Formal Opinion 2014-300, a comprehensive opinion addressing numerous ethical issues involved in attorneys' use of social media. The 18 page opinion covers many areas that have plagued lawyers in…
  • Sep 12

    Improve Your Firm's Financial Performance

    Improve Your Firm's Financial Performance
    This month's issue of Law Practice Magazine is all about finance. If you're looking for some tips on how to improve your firm's financial performance, this month's issue can help. For example, check out this article from Peter Roberts on...
  • Aug 28

    Don't Let Fear of Your Competition Cripple Your Marketing

    Don't Let Fear of Your Competition Cripple Your Marketing
    Last week, Nancy Myrland did a post on her blog, "Competition Watching? Who Cares?!" in which she reminded her readers that, You can’t go through your professional life not showing your clients and potential clients what you know…
Rank this Week: 670

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Sep 20

    FDA Panel Wants to Limit Testosterone Drug

    FDA Panel Wants to Limit Testosterone Drug
    Anyone who watches television has seen the commercials advertising prescription drugs designed for men suffering from “low T,” or low testosterone. The picture these commercials paint is that any of the discomforts of aging can be…
  • Sep 17

    Some Hospitals are Failing to Sterilize Surgical Instrument

    Some Hospitals are Failing to Sterilize Surgical Instrument
    Failing to sterilize surgical instruments is one type of medical malpractice. This sort of health care provider error can result in serious infections, and sometimes, even death. The severe consequences of a failure to sterilize hospital…
  • Sep 13

    Joan Rivers' Doctor No Longer Performing Procedure

    Joan Rivers' Doctor No Longer Performing Procedure
    Earlier this month beloved comedian Joan Rivers passed away. It is still unclear precisely what caused her death in a New York hospital. Whether her death was the result of a surgical error or some other form of medical malpractice is not yet…
Rank this Week: 224

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Sep 20

    Worth the read

    Worth the read
    Here are a couple of articles worth the read if you have some time this weekend. The Reliability of Assault Victims’ Immediate Accounts: Evidence from Trauma Studies, Melissa Hamilton, University of Houston Law…
  • Sep 14

    A mixed but really good result?

    A mixed but really good result?
    So, client is a medical provider initially accused of committing sexual contact by a, “fraudulent representation that the sexual contact served a professional purpose.” Six former patients alleged that when the client gave…
  • Sep 4

    CP distribution?

    CP distribution?
    Prof. Berman at sentecing law and policy invites our attention to an interesting new decision from the Third. US v. Husmann, No. 13-2688 (3d Cir. Sept 3, 2014) (available here) . We all of us have an a client who is charged with distribution…
Rank this Week: 176

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 20

    Will the Mother Country Follow Its Federated Daughters?

    Will the Mother Country Follow Its Federated Daughters?
    Here in the United States, we get to vote separately for a national legislature, which deals with foreign and military affairs, interstate commerce and other matters which need to be decided on a national level, and for a state legislature...
  • Sep 19

    How to Increase Gross Domestic Product

    How to Increase Gross Domestic Product
    The Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded yesterday by the Annals of Improbable Research.And the prize in economics goes to [drum roll] ...ISTAT -- the Italian government's National Institute of Statistics, for proudly taking the lead in fulfilling…
  • Sep 19

    Catch and Release

    Catch and Release
    Federal Judge Richard Kopf at Hercules and the Umpire has this post with a funny cartoon and a serious point.  Down in the comments, he concedes that the point is poorly worded in the original post and substitutes this wording:My...
Rank this Week: 342

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Some Perspective, Please

    Some Perspective, Please
    The current NFL crisis is entirely of Goodell’s own making. A professional football player is caught on videotape punching his fiancé. The league’s commissioner hands out a woefully inappropriate two game suspension. He now…
  • Sep 18

    Dark Days in the ICC

    Dark Days in the ICC
    Sports fans in America and readers of this Blog no doubt have had their fill of NFL players suspended for spousal assault and of MLBers like the Orioles Chris Davis removed from the game for taking banned substances like Ritilin. (Ritilin!…
  • Sep 18

    For those interested, the 9th Circuit is…

    For those interested, the 9th Circuit is hearing the appeal of Barry Bonds' conviction and it is being livestreamed here:
Rank this Week: 797

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 484

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Sep 20

    Several Recent District Court Decision

    Several Recent District Court Decision
    That name again is Dr Numb: How to plead a prima facie case for a variety of trademark causes in the CD Cal http://t.co/HTsV1v3R1P — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) September 20, 2014 Colorado unfair comp: Pltf didn't allege GoPro copied…
  • Sep 18

    SKINNY POP POPCORN Seeks Broad Scope in SKINNY Family

    SKINNY POP POPCORN Seeks Broad Scope in SKINNY Family
    Skinny Pop Popcorn claims family of SKINNY marks; goes after OH SO SKINNY popcorn. skinny pop.pdf
  • Sep 16

    Bailey Button trade dress action? Ugh.

    Bailey Button trade dress action? Ugh.
    Deckers (owner of the UGG brand) has been going after ‘Bailey Button’ knock-offs. I blogged a complaint against Wal-Mart here. Deckers also sued JC Penney on multiple grounds. Penney moved to dismiss. The design patent action…
Rank this Week: 611

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Complete 24 minute video on your 5 options when sued by debt collector in Alabama

    Complete 24 minute video on your 5 options when sued by debt collector in Alabama
    You can now watch the above video which gives you the complete overview and discussion of the 5 options you have when you are sued by any debt collector or debt buyer in Alabama including Cavalry, LVNV Funding, Midland Funding, Portfolio…
  • Aug 20

    Video: 5 options when sued by collector in Alabama -- Hire lawyer to settle the case

    Video: 5 options when sued by collector in Alabama -- Hire lawyer to settle the case
    Hiring a lawyer to settle the case is a valid option. The objective here is to resolve the case and to get the best deal possible, including getting rid of any credit reporting by the debt collector who sued you. By way of reminder, the…
  • Aug 17

    Video: 5 options when sued by collector in Alabama -- Hire lawyer to fight the case

    Video: 5 options when sued by collector in Alabama -- Hire lawyer to fight the case
    Hiring a lawyer to fight the case is a valid option. The objective here is to win the case so you owe the debt buyer nothing and you may be entitled to sue the debt collector for filing a bogus suit against you. By way of reminder, the…
Rank this Week: 821

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Unitization: E-Discovery’s Achilles’ Heel

    Unitization: E-Discovery’s Achilles’ Heel
    By Matthew AdamsBy now, it is common knowledge that an e-mail thread is generally organized with the oldest string of the communication at the end of the document, and the most recent string of the communication at the beginning of…
  • Sep 19

    Even A Judged Questioned Why Ask for Permission to Use Predictive Coding

    Even A Judged Questioned Why Ask for Permission to Use Predictive Coding
    By Josh GillilandI do not normally want to high five Federal judges, but Judge Ronald Buch, a Tax Judge in Texas, sure deserved one after his  Dynamo Holdings opinion.The discovery dispute can be summed up as a battle over backup…
  • Sep 18

    Innovation in eDiscovery? (Cartoon and Clip)

    Innovation in eDiscovery? (Cartoon and Clip)
    The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for September 18, 2014Keeping up with innovation in eDiscovery can be quite challenging given the various approaches, commentators and providers weighing in on each real or perceived innovation. This…
Rank this Week: 26

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    CFPB And Federal Reserve To Co-Host Third TILA-RESPA Disclosure Webinar

    CFPB And Federal Reserve To Co-Host Third TILA-RESPA Disclosure Webinar
    On October 1, the CFPB and the Federal Reserve will co-host a webinar on the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule. By consolidating the existing mortgage disclosures required under TILA and RESPA, the integrated rule is intended to…
  • Sep 20

    CFPB To Host Forum On Access To Checking Account

    CFPB To Host Forum On Access To Checking Account
    On October 8, the CFPB will host a forum to discuss checking account screening policies and practices and how they will affect consumers. Specifically, the event will focus on how the screening system works and its potential to…
  • Sep 20

    Federal Housing Administration Posts Draft Servicing Section of its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook

    Federal Housing Administration Posts Draft Servicing Section of its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook
    On September 11, as part of its initiative to develop a single authoritative source for Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) Single Family Policy, the FHA posted a draft of the servicing section of its Single Family Housing…
Rank this Week: 832

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 89

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/
  • Sep 20

    [Stewart Baker] Snowden fatigue is spreading abroad

    [Stewart Baker] Snowden fatigue is spreading abroad
    If you think Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald have stopped attacking NSA, you haven’t been following them closely enough. While American media have largely lost interest in Snowden and Greenwald, the pair continue to…
  • Sep 20

    [Eugene Volokh] A poem for Ezekiel Emanuel, from Rudyard Kipling

    [Eugene Volokh] A poem for Ezekiel Emanuel, from Rudyard Kipling
    Ezekiel Emanuel, brother of former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and former Special Advisor for Health Policy to Peter Orszag, has an Atlantic article titled, “Why I Hope to Die at 75,” and subtitled, “An argument that…
  • Sep 19

    [David Post] Scotland, Independence, and the Reverse Tinkerbell

    [David Post] Scotland, Independence, and the Reverse Tinkerbell
    Ten years or so ago I coined a phrase (with the help of some VC readers) for a rather odd phenomenon:  the Reverse Tinkerbell.  A Tinkerbell occurs when something is more likely to occur simply as a function of the more people who…
Rank this Week: 9

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    BRAVE BLOG POST

    BRAVE BLOG POST
    A brave blog post:We write this with some trepidation, but not the same courage that it took our colleague Phil Reizenstein to make a post on his blog about Adrian Peterson and child abuse. Many of you have emailed us and asked us to re-post…
  • Sep 18

    IT'S A TOWN FOR LOSERS.....

    IT'S A TOWN FOR LOSERS.....
    If you've noticed that we've been posting less frequently, you are correct. Blame the feds. They are relentless. And of course the 11th Circuit doesn't give you a whole of time to file a brief. But we are thankful for the work. The…
  • Sep 16

    NO CHILDREN ALLOWED

    NO CHILDREN ALLOWED
    This is the sign hanging on a Judge's courtroom on the sixth floor. She's not the only judge with the sign on her door. It's illegal. It's wrong. Children are people too, unless you're Adrian Peterson, asshole football player for the Vikings.…
Rank this Week: 130

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Sep 20

    Death Toll from Faulty GM Ignition Switches Increases to 19

    Death Toll from Faulty GM Ignition Switches Increases to 19
    In its lead story, the CBS Evening News reported that the “defective” GM ignition switches “did more harm than we knew,” as the death toll on Monday was raised from 13 to 19. The new toll “came from Ken…
  • Sep 19

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Can a turtle be a Super-Hero? This one saved a companion who had fallen on its back.
  • Sep 18

    What To Do If You Are Accused of DUI

    What To Do If You Are Accused of DUI
    For those who have been recently charged with a DUI, it is no lightweight charge you can just dismiss on your own. DUI charges are extremely serious charges – they can result in jail time. DUIs are frequently given for those under the…
Rank this Week: 673