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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 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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
Rank this Week: 43

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…
  • Dec 18

    Cape Cod Drowning Death is Second Swimming Fatality at Yarmouth Hotel in Four Month

    Cape Cod Drowning Death is Second Swimming Fatality at Yarmouth Hotel in Four Month
    A 40-year-old Medford man died earlier this month in a Cape Cod, MA drowning accident at the Bayside Resort Hotel in Yarmouth. This is the second swimming fatality at the hotel in four months. According to the media, first responders started…
  • Dec 16

    Judge Says Billerica Man Can Proceed with Boston Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Harvard University

    Judge Says Billerica Man Can Proceed with Boston Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Harvard University
    A judge says that Stephen Embry can go ahead with his lawsuit against Harvard University. The 57-year-old Billerica man’s Boston child sex abuse case was dismissed over a year ago, before a new Massachusetts bill extending the statute…
Rank this Week: 371

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

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

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae
    Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) has arrived at a $591 million mortgage settlement with Fannie Mae (FNMA). The arrangement resolves claims that the banking institution sold faulty mortgages to the government run-home loan financier and covers…
  • Dec 17

    Whistleblower Earns $57M Payout in Second Lawsuit Against Bank of America

    Whistleblower Earns $57M Payout in Second Lawsuit Against Bank of America
    Edward O'Donnell, an ex-Countrywide Financial executive, will receive $57 million for a second whistleblower lawsuit accusing parent company Bank of America Corp. (BAC) of fraud. In this case, O’Donnell accused a Countrywide unit of…
  • Dec 11

    Morgan Stanley Fined $4M by the SEC for Market Access Rule Violation

    Morgan Stanley Fined $4M by the SEC for Market Access Rule Violation
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is ordering Morgan Stanley (MS) to pay $4 million for violating the market access rule. The rule mandates that brokerage firms implement adequate risk controls before giving customers market access. An…
Rank this Week: 527

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/
  • Dec 26

    Third Offense DUI in Michigan (Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County)

    Third Offense DUI in Michigan (Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County)
    Amongst the realities that hit home like nothing else when you're facing a 3rd offense DUI charge is the realization that it's a felony, and that alone can stop some career paths dead in their tracks, while completely derailing other...
  • Dec 19

    Clearing a Michigan hold on your Driving Record to get a License in Another State

    Clearing a Michigan hold on your Driving Record to get a License in Another State
    A Michigan Secretary of State hold on your driver's license prevents you from getting a license in another state. This simple fact derails a lot of plans, and frustrates a lot of former Michiganders. A huge part of my practice...
  • Dec 5

    Driver's License Restoration Guaranteed Win

    Driver's License Restoration Guaranteed Win
    For all of the information I put out about the Michigan driver's license restoration and clearance process, it is important for me to periodically remind the reader that I provide a guaranteed win for every case I take. The catch...
Rank this Week: 727

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 24

    Court to Hear Embolism Misdiagnosis Case

    Court to Hear Embolism Misdiagnosis Case
    A Florida court recently granted a widower's plea for a new trial regarding the death of his wife during childbirth. Eleven years after her death and seven years after a jury ruled in favor of the medical defendants, the Florida Supreme Court…
  • Dec 17

    Court Awards Million Dollar Verdict for Cerebral Palsy Treatment

    Court Awards Million Dollar Verdict for Cerebral Palsy Treatment
    A federal district court recently awarded a couple $6.75 million for injuries relating the the treatment of son's condition. According to a report by Medical Press, the New York family hoped that the medication would bring relief for their…
  • Dec 13

    A Different Perspective - United Kingdom Encourages Home Birth

    A Different Perspective - United Kingdom Encourages Home Birth
    Pregnant women in the United Kingdom are urged to give birth at home or in a birthing center. A report by NBC News discusses new guidelines issued by Britain's National Institute of Health Care and Excellence. The agency concluded that women…
Rank this Week: 829

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Dec 21

    Welcome to Naomi Cahn

    Welcome to Naomi Cahn
    I am delighted to announce that Professor Naomi Cahn is joining Concurring Opinions to post here on a regular basis.  Naomi teaches at George Washington University Law School, where she holds the Harold H. Greene Chair.  She…
  • Dec 20

    Fusion and the Firm

    Fusion and the Firm
    Lockheed Martin claims it is closing in a fusion reactor. Such claims pop up often enough to be dismissed. Yet as the Economist notes Lockheed Martin is asserting that its design could be viable in 10 years rather than previous claims by…
  • Dec 19

    Original Jurisdiction Practice

    Original Jurisdiction Practice
    Most original jurisdiction cases in the Supreme Court involve dull territorial disputes between states, but the lawsuit filed yesterday by Nebraska and Oklahoma against Colorado is anything but.  The claim is that Colorado’s…
Rank this Week: 89

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Dec 21

    US-Cuba Talks? Give Cuban Civil Society a Voice As Well

    US-Cuba Talks? Give Cuban Civil Society a Voice As Well
    Borrowing from a page of the Carter Administration’s failed Cuba policy, the President wants closer relations with Cuba and he has tasked his team with that goal. Part of this effort includes re-establishing diplomatic…
  • Dec 21

    Revenge Killing of NYPD Cops: The Left Reaps What it Sow

    Revenge Killing of NYPD Cops: The Left Reaps What it Sow
    It was very refreshing to see the NYPD send a clear signal to New York City Mayor DeBlasio that they are not happy with his leadership: Why do I single out the Left? Because the politics of hyphenation and tyranny of the minority, are just a…
  • Dec 21

    If Jeb Bush Runs, Will The Republic Implode?

    If Jeb Bush Runs, Will The Republic Implode?
    Recently, former Florida governor, Jeb Bush announced that he is forming an exploratory committee to determine if he will run for president. The moment he announced his committee, conservative pundits and columnists wrote articles and…
Rank this Week: 264

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    TDCJ deaths in custody skyrocketed after 2011 healthcare cut

    TDCJ deaths in custody skyrocketed after 2011 healthcare cut
    The press and advocates focused on the death penalty and even police shootings are missing the big picture about deaths of Texans at the hands of the state.Regular readers know this blog seldom considers death-penalty topics unless a case…
  • Dec 18

    Pondering the Ghosts of Christmas Pardons Past, Present and Future

    Pondering the Ghosts of Christmas Pardons Past, Present and Future
    Will Texas Gov. Rick Perry issue one last round of Christmas-time pardons on his way out the door?The future of executive clemency looks bleak.Image from A Christmas Carol, 1951.Usually he'd do it this week. (The sign of a clemency geek: I've…
  • Dec 18

    Antebellum Texas judges enjoyed sweeping habeas corpus authority

    Antebellum Texas judges enjoyed sweeping habeas corpus authority
    Grits recently opined that, over the long arc of history, nearly all legislative involvement in habeas corpus has been to restrict judicial authority, with the creation of Texas' new junk science writ in 2013 cutting against the grain. To see…
Rank this Week: 75

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    Protecting public creates pools of sex-crime felons in rural, less affluent areas in, around Jacksonville

    Protecting public creates pools of sex-crime felons in rural, less affluent areas in, around Jacksonville
    8-21-2014 Florida: When a 35-year-old mother was stabbed to death and a 10-year-old girl raped in Clay County on Dec. 1, many in the small Middleburg community learned for the first time that the sexual predator suspect was among 143…
  • Dec 17

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender
    12-17-2014 Ohio: MANSFIELD – The Richland County Community Corrections Board approved a change Wednesday to admit some homeless county sex offenders to a local facility. Nothing Into Something Real Estate is a faith-based nonprofit agency…
  • Dec 16

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back
    12-15-2014 Indiana: Enforcement remains a concern for several Vigo County Park Board members, as the board on Monday continued its discussion of whether or not people listed on the state’s sex offender registry should be banned from…
Rank this Week: 34

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 21

    Update: “I’ll pay them a million dollars if they can do it.”

    Update: “I’ll pay them a million dollars if they can do it.”
    We reported five years ago on a contract-law hypothetical come to life: a criminal defense lawyer went on TV and said he’d give a million dollars if anyone could prove the prosecutor’s timeline was consistent with the known facts,…
  • Dec 21

    New York Times on bake-my-cake case

    New York Times on bake-my-cake case
    A more balanced treatment than some we’ve seen in the press, including a video interview with Colorado baker Jack Phillips. [New York Times; earlier on forcing small business owners to service weddings against their beliefs here and…
  • Dec 20

    “When We Tell You to Do Something, Do It”

    “When We Tell You to Do Something, Do It”
    No need for reformers like Will Wilkinson to make the case against police unions when guys like this make it so eloquently. More: Radley Balko (MSNBC on video versus police-union account of Tamir Rice shooting in Cleveland); Cleveland Plain…
Rank this Week: 20

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 439

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 21

    5 Will Drafting Tip

    5 Will Drafting Tip
    While no one likes to think about his or her own death, it is important to be educated and prepared about end-of-life financial requirements so that any money, possessions or debts you leave behind are distributed exactly the way you...
  • Dec 21

    Recently Introduced ASSET Act Could Allow Estate Tax Deferral

    Recently Introduced ASSET Act Could Allow Estate Tax Deferral
    A newly introduced House bill could help business owners postpone estate tax to prevent parts of their businesses being sold in order to pay estate taxes after they die. The American Solution for Simplifying the Estate Tax Act of 2014...
  • Dec 21

    Article on Trust Protector

    Article on Trust Protector
    J. Andy Marshall published an article entitled, Trust Protectors--Increasing Trust Flexibility and Security While Decreasing Uncertainty of Liabilities For Doing so: How Amending Ark. Code Ann. 28-73-808 to Better Conform With the Modern…
Rank this Week: 81

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

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
  • Dec 21

    The NYC Comptroller and the Garner Case

    The NYC Comptroller and the Garner Case
    New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is again showing a willingness to insert himself into NYC civil rights litigation.Earlier this year, Stringer stepped in and settled the claims of David Ranta, who had spent 23 years in prison after…
  • Dec 16

    Heien v. North Carolina: Status Quo Continued

    Heien v. North Carolina: Status Quo Continued
    Yesterday the Supreme Court decided Heien v. North Carolina, further affirming that the law means one thing for the police, and something else for the rest of us.The relevant facts are simple: a police officer stopped a vehicle for having…
  • Dec 14

    Learning to Lawyer: Take Your Exam

    Learning to Lawyer: Take Your Exam
    Last week Columbia Law agreed to let students traumatized by the Eric Garner GJ vote put off taking their final exams. Some legal professionals thought this was not the best idea they had heard (Judge Richard Kopf, "A Gentle Rebuke"; Scott…
Rank this Week: 511

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Dec 21

    What are the Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations for 2015?

    What are the Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations for 2015?
    One of the focuses of Cruise Law News is not only crime on cruise ships, but crimes in ports of calls.  Cruise lines have a legal obligation to warn passengers of crimes which occur in the ports of call that they take their passengers.…
  • Dec 19

    From Toilet Bowl to Super Bowl: Carnival Advertises Vacation on the High Sea

    From Toilet Bowl to Super Bowl: Carnival Advertises Vacation on the High Sea
    Advertising Age reports that Carnival Corporation will be advertising its first Super Bowl commercial next year. Carnival has prepared four possible one-minute commercials as part of its multi-brand marketing initiative.  Each year,…
  • Dec 18

    Cruise Law News Sneaks into "12 Awesome Law Blogs Of 2014"

    Cruise Law News Sneaks into "12 Awesome Law Blogs Of 2014"
    Today I was excited to read that Cruise Law News has been picked as one of the "12 Awesome Law Blogs Of 2014" by the premier law publication Above the Law. Admittedly, we were the twelfth and last pick, but beggars can't be choosers. Here the…
Rank this Week: 65

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 179

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/
Rank this Week: 280

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Dec 21

    Firmada la ley de reforma electoral

    Firmada la ley de reforma electoral
    El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla firmó hoy el Proyecto del Senado 1253 y el 1254, medidas de administración que impulsan una reforma al sistema electoral del país. Las nuevas leyes enmiendan el Código…
  • Dec 21

    Rama Judicial y Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico trabajarán juntos con jóvenes bajo supervisión del tribunal

    Rama Judicial y Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico trabajarán juntos con jóvenes bajo supervisión del tribunal
    La Jueza Presidenta del Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico, Hon. Liana Fiol Matta y la Directora Ejecutiva del Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), Dra. Lourdes I. Ramos Rivas, firmaron un acuerdo de colaboración para hacer accesible…
  • Dec 19

    Causan controversia camisetas alusivas a hombre asesinado por policía

    Causan controversia camisetas alusivas a hombre asesinado por policía
    Un oficial de la policía de Indiana ha provocado la ira en su comunidad al confeccionar una camiseta para la venta como contestación a la frase “No puedo respirar” (“I Can’t Breathe”), mantra que…
Rank this Week: 426

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    NFL WEEK 16 2014.

    NFL WEEK 16 2014.
    Perfection.  "The quality or state of being perfect. Freedom from fault or defect." Today, Dustin Tischler stands alone at the precipice of perfection. A perfect season. Sixteen picks in the survivor pool, sixteen correct…
  • Dec 20

    KARMA KRAMER

    KARMA KRAMER
    Many years ago we were retained to represent a troubled man; he was a professional in his late twenties and had some issues with his recovery. He had some personal issues which made him vulnerable to manipulation, and in fact he fell into a…
  • Dec 18

    BRINGING HOME THE BACON

    BRINGING HOME THE BACON
    Over on the South Florida Lawyers Blog,  ("Summary judgment is fun and interesting!" ) they are covering Judge Shephard's massive smack down of Judge David Miller in this opening paragraph of the  opinion on a writ of…
Rank this Week: 107

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Wakefield v. Indermill, (9th Cir, Dec. 18, 2014), the 9th Circuit affirmed dismissal of an inmate's complaint that he was denied weekly communion and foot washing services in the security housing unit.In Presley v. Scott, 2014…
  • Dec 20

    Chabad Rabbis At George Washington University Litigate Over Contract

    Chabad Rabbis At George Washington University Litigate Over Contract
    Thursday's Baltimore Jewish Times reports on an unusual lawsuit just concluded in D.C. Superior Court between two Chabad rabbis:“American Friends of Lubavitch (Chabad), et al. v. Yehuda Steiner, et al.” pits Rabbi Levi Shemtov,…
  • Dec 20

    Supreme Court Denies Stay of Florida Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    Supreme Court Denies Stay of Florida Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court late yesterday afternoon denied an application for a stay in a Florida same-sex marriage case while the decision is on appeal to the 11th Circuit.  The Supreme Court's order (full text) in Armstrong v.…
Rank this Week: 70

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 21

    Police Union President Blames Protesters and Mayor for Officers' Murder

    Police Union President Blames Protesters and Mayor for Officers' Murder
    Just when the police were about to get some sympathy as a result of the killing of two Brooklyn police officers, the President of the Police Union, Patrick Lynch, takes to the microphones and outlandishly claims there's blood on the hands…
  • Dec 20

    Two Brooklyn Police Officers Shot and Killed

    Two Brooklyn Police Officers Shot and Killed
    Two Brooklyn police officers who were sitting in their patrol car were shot and killed by a lone gunman from Baltimore. The gunman shot himself in a nearby subway station. The Daily News has a graphic photo of him alive on a stretcher as he…
  • Dec 20

    Holidays: Remembering to Heart Your Favorite Blogger

    Holidays: Remembering to Heart Your Favorite Blogger
    December likely is the month that bloggers balance the ledger sheet and reassess their time commitment to blogging because of the financial drain. How many hours were spent blogging, how much money did it cost in lost income from their day…
Rank this Week: 3

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 96

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 481

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/
  • Dec 21

    Weed-Whacker Report

    Weed-Whacker Report
    There have been a few significant developments with marijuana laws recently. The Department of Justice outlined new policies to allow the sale and cultivation of marijuana on Native American lands.Cromnibus moved to block outright…
  • Dec 19

    VICTORY: Stay Denied!

    VICTORY: Stay Denied!
    Same-sex marriages will commence in Florida January 6th!The U.S. Supreme Court Friday evening denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s request to Justice Clarence Thomas that he extend a stay in the federal case of eight gay and…
  • Dec 19

    Does This Seem Like a Good Thing for Lawyers to Do?

    Does This Seem Like a Good Thing for Lawyers to Do?
    Judge Ungaro will be deciding this incendiary motion alleging serious misconduct by defendant's counsel in a suit over self-storage insurance policies: Public Storage’s counsel solicited putative class members, with interests adverse to…
Rank this Week: 154

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/
  • Dec 21

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Balancing Test

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Balancing Test
    Introduction Balancing tests are ubiquitous in American law. From the Due Process Clause to the Freedom of Speech and from the federal joinder rules to personal jurisdiction, U.S. law makes the outcome of legal disputes dependent on the…
  • Dec 20

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Speech Matters" by Shiffrin

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Speech Matters" by Shiffrin
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality, and the Law (Carl G. Hempel Lecture) by by Seana Valentine Shiffrin. Here is a description: To understand one another as individuals and to fulfill the moral duties that…
  • Dec 20

    Download of the Week: "Incentives to Invest in Litigation and the Superiority of the Class Action" by Rosenberg & Spier

    Download of the Week: "Incentives to Invest in Litigation and the Superiority of the Class Action" by Rosenberg & Spier
    The Download of the Week is Incentives to Invest in Litigation and the Superiority of the Class Action (link to PDF) by David Rosenberg and Kathryn E. Spier. Here is the abstract: We formally demonstrate the general case for class...
Rank this Week: 29

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    Senator Boxer calls US chemical facility safety “outrageous” and “unacceptable”

    Senator Boxer calls US chemical facility safety “outrageous” and “unacceptable”
    Today's post is shared from scienceblogs.com/As last week’s Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing made abundantly clear, communities throughout the United States are at ongoing risk from potentially disastrous incidents…
  • Dec 21

    From the E.R. to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients’ Wage

    From the E.R. to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients’ Wage
     Northwest Financial Services first sued Keith and Katie Herie when they couldn't afford the $14,000 bill for Katie's emergency appendectomy. Since 2006, the Heries have had almost $20,000 taken from their wages to repay medical bills…
  • Dec 21

    Cancer from asbestos caused by more than one cell mutation

    Cancer from asbestos caused by more than one cell mutation
    Today's post is shared from sciencedaily.com/Malignant mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the mesothelium -- the protective lining that covers the internal organs, such as the lungs, the heart and the abdominal cavity. It…
Rank this Week: 159

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Dec 21

    SEC Allows Exclusion of Conflicting Proxy Access Shareholder Proposal

    SEC Allows Exclusion of Conflicting Proxy Access Shareholder Proposal
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Yafit Cohn, Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, and is based on a Simpson Thacher memorandum. On December 1, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)…
  • Dec 20

    The First Annual Conflict Minerals Filings: Observations and Next Step

    The First Annual Conflict Minerals Filings: Observations and Next Step
    Editor's Note: Amy Goodman is a partner and co-chair of the Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. The following post is based on a Gibson Dunn alert. As companies prepare for the…
  • Dec 20

    A Response to Professor Macey

    A Response to Professor Macey
    Editor's Note: Joseph A. Grundfest is the W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business at Stanford University Law School. This post responds to a post, titled SEC Commissioner, Law Professor Wrongfully Accuse SRP of Securities Fraud, by Yale…
Rank this Week: 58

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Dec 21

    Praying for my friend Baba-Kundi Ma`at-Shambhala, January 9, 1954 - December 1, 2014

    Praying for my friend Baba-Kundi Ma`at-Shambhala, January 9, 1954 - December 1, 2014
    Seven years ago, I blogged about my inspirational chance meeting Baba-Kundi Ma`at-Shambhala. I met him in the parking lot of the Whole Foods natural supermarket in my town. I was drawn to greet Baba after seeing the following…
  • Dec 18

    Abolish the death penalty. An additional reason.

    Abolish the death penalty. An additional reason.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best possible results…
  • Dec 17

    Supreme Court effectively invites police to be rusty on the law.

    Supreme Court effectively invites police to be rusty on the law.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best possible results…
Rank this Week: 186

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Dec 21

    Name That College Town

    Name That College Town
    Can you name this college town? No Google image searching allowed! Hint: Unlike the last one, this town has a law school.
  • Dec 20

    Bartlett and Gulati on "Why Do We Allow Customer Discrimination?"

    Bartlett and Gulati on "Why Do We Allow Customer Discrimination?"
    My Durham neighbors Katherine T. Bartlett and Mitu Gulati have just posted an exciting -- and I'd add controversial -- paper called "We do we allow customer discrimination?" Cribbing now from their abstract: Customers discriminate.…
  • Dec 19

    Prisoner Exchange

    Prisoner Exchange
    Critics of the Obama administration's prisoner exchanges (with Cuba and the Taliban) should read the following paragraphs from the obituary of Richard C. Hottelet, who reported from Germany for CBS in the days before the U.S. entered WWII: On…
Rank this Week: 86

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 38

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 153

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 21

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is quite a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with new papers debuting on the list at #4 and #5. The #1 paper is now #78 in all-time downloads among 10,599 tax papers: [1449 Downloads] A…
  • Dec 21

    How Low Can You Go, InfiLaw?

    How Low Can You Go, InfiLaw?
    David Frakt (Barry), How Low Can You Go, InfiLaw?: When I visited Florida Coastal last spring for my Dean interview, my prescription to turn the school around was drastic. I told them they should immediately rescind offers of admission and…
  • Dec 21

    The IRS Scandal, Day 591

    The IRS Scandal, Day 591
    Daily Caller: Obama Admin Releases ONE PERCENT Of Its Documents About IRS-White House Coordination: The Treasury Department released four new redacted pages of documents about the White House’s role in the Internal Revenue Service targeting…
Rank this Week: 25

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 21

    Two Cops Dead, And Still Feeding the Crazie

    Two Cops Dead, And Still Feeding the Crazie
    Two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, were executed while sitting in their cruiser in Brooklyn.  They were murdered by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who ran away, then killed himself.  Brinsley came up from Maryland…
  • Dec 21

    Meaningless Word Number 6: Annoying

    Meaningless Word Number 6: Annoying
    The Indiana Supreme Court reverse its Court of Appeals, which held the public intoxication statute’s language unduly vague. Indiana’s 2012 public-intoxication law makes a criminal of someone who, while drunk in a public place,…
  • Dec 20

    2011, “They Will Be OK,” Revisited

    2011, “They Will Be OK,” Revisited
    Oh sure, Chad Chadwick now gets an outpouring of support, but what about then?  What about the efforts of the brave SWAT team?  This was how it was reported in 2011: Officers were called to the Century Apartments in Sienna…
Rank this Week: 31

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 225

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Dec 21

    Surviving §101 Step 2: Is there ‘Significantly More’?

    Surviving §101 Step 2: Is there ‘Significantly More’?
    Earlier this year the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Alice Corp. v CLS Bank Int’l, which applied the Mayo 2-part test to computer-implemented subject matter.[2] The 2-part test asks: (1) whether the claims at issue are directed to…
  • Dec 20

    The Walt Disney Company – An Innovative and Creative Pioneer

    The Walt Disney Company – An Innovative and Creative Pioneer
    A strong sense of innovation runs through the entire operations of the Walt Disney Company and the many forms of entertainment media developed by the corporation. For decades, Disney has benefitted from the work of its Imagineering teams,…
  • Dec 19

    Mary Denison Appointed as New Commissioner for Trademark

    Mary Denison Appointed as New Commissioner for Trademark
    Since June 2011, Denison has served as the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations, where she has been responsible for USPTO trademark application, legal examination and registration processes. She has led outreach to the trademark…
Rank this Week: 164

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Dec 21

    A New Leash on Life for Veterans Suffering From PTSD

    A New Leash on Life for Veterans Suffering From PTSD
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, more commonly known by its acronym PTSD, develops after a terrible ordeal that involved physical harm or the threat of physical harm. This harm may have actually happened to the individual, a loved one, or…
  • Dec 20

    Special Types of Compensation: CRSC – Part 2

    Special Types of Compensation: CRSC – Part 2
    Combat-Related Special Compensation In the previous post on Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC), we discussed the first part of qualifying for CRSC: the criteria for Military Retirement. In this post, we will talk about the second…
  • Dec 19

    Presumption of Aggravation

    Presumption of Aggravation
    If a veteran has a pre-existing condition that was noted in his or her entrance medical exam, then the presumption of soundness does not apply, but if that condition worsens during active service, the presumption of aggravation might apply…
Rank this Week: 850

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Dec 21

    Events and Announcements: December 21, 2014

    Events and Announcements: December 21, 2014
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen Events For many years, the Frankfurt Investment Law Workshop – jointly organized by Rainer Hofmann (University of Frankfurt), Stephan Schill (Max Planck Institute Heidelberg), and Christian J. Tams…
  • Dec 20

    Weekend Roundup: December 13-19, 2014

    Weekend Roundup: December 13-19, 2014
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen This week on Opinio Juris, our regular bloggers touched on a variety of topics again with Kevin rejecting Ashley Deeks’ evidence that the international response to ISIS supports the “unwilling or…
  • Dec 18

    Guest Post: Has the US just called for unilateral interpretation of multilateral obligations?

    Guest Post: Has the US just called for unilateral interpretation of multilateral obligations?
    by Rick Lines and Damon Barrett by Rick Lines and Damon Barrett [Dr Rick Lines and Damon Barrett are the Chair and Director of the International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy, University of Essex] These are interesting times for…
Rank this Week: 403

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Dec 21

    World Parrot Trust - Protecting Parrots In The Wild And In The Home

    World Parrot Trust - Protecting Parrots In The Wild And In The Home
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Dec 21

    Pushbullet - Synchronize Your Life

    Pushbullet - Synchronize Your Life
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Dec 20

    Wearable World - What Are You Wearing?

    Wearable World - What Are You Wearing?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 330

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 55

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Dec 21

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-20

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-20
    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-13: Vietnam composer takes legal action against music do… http://t.co/cA4Nddttxn -> blogged: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-12-13 http://t.co/VoGVMSPjJo ->…
  • Dec 20

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-19

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-19
    Sony cyberattack: what is Obama going to do about it? http://t.co/mggfMtde6B -> A Market Researcher’s Perspective on CASL http://t.co/YQDr15hJKC -> Microsoft: Irish data disclosure case 'fundamental to the future of global…
  • Dec 19

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-18

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-12-18
    New Report Shows Copyright Added $1.1 Trillion To Economy https://t.co/sdaNUPhXPe -> Photographers, Don't Think You Need to Register Your Copyrights? Think Again – Huffington Post http://t.co/UqSnukIJjc -> The Sony Hack Shows How…
Rank this Week: 973

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Dec 21

    “Carefully orchestrated sham transaction”

    “Carefully orchestrated sham transaction”
    Bloomberg reported that the bankruptcy judge in the Fundamental Long Term Care Holdings, Inc. bankruptcy stated that Fundamental Long Term Care Holdings LLC’s owners engaged in a “carefully orchestrated sham transaction” by…
  • Dec 20

    Video Footage Provides Family with Answer

    Video Footage Provides Family with Answer
    Lisa Lopez says she would never have known exactly what happened to her mother without the video footage provided by a camera in her nursing home. She found her mother with multiple broken bones, including a broken hip, some time after the…
  • Dec 19

    No More Wire Hangers…

    No More Wire Hangers…
    The New York Post reported that NY Attorney General’s office is investigating a suspicious event which occurred in a Queens area nursing home. Robert Brogan was a patient suffering from dementia when he was injured on two separate…
Rank this Week: 69

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Dec 21

    ABA Ethics 20/20 Changes Are Reviewed by NY State Bar Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct

    ABA Ethics 20/20 Changes Are Reviewed by NY State Bar Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct
    The New York State Bar Association's Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct ("COSAC") has finished reviewing the Ethics 20/20 changes to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and has sent a 44-page report to the NY State Bar's…
  • Dec 20

    Google strikes back (at Mississippi AG). Justice for sale to competitors?

    Google strikes back (at Mississippi AG). Justice for sale to competitors?
    I previously posted about the revelations that Sony had been promoting the efforts of state attorneys general to attack Google. Now Google has struck back, filing a suit in federal court in Mississippi to enjoin the efforts of the attorney...
  • Dec 18

    Structural Change and Law School

    Structural Change and Law School
    In its recent piece on dropping law school enrollment, the New York Times suggests that we are not merely witnessing a market correction. Rather, prospective students are astutely observing a structural shift in the legal market. The Times…
Rank this Week: 185

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 21

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at…
  • Dec 21

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Dec 19

    Internet Jurisdiction and the Microsoft Warrant

    Internet Jurisdiction and the Microsoft Warrant
    According to a news report, “Earlier this week 28 technology and media companies, 23 trade associations and advocacy groups and 35 professors of computer science filed legal papers in support of Microsoft’s opposition to US court…
Rank this Week: 30

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 345

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    The Story of "Oh": successful sample for Jay-Z, but so Tuf for the plaintiff

    The Story of "Oh": successful sample for Jay-Z, but so Tuf for the plaintiff
    Sampling of musical recordings is a topic that excites a lot of people in the United States, where the bulk of the world's litigation on that subject appears to have taken place. This Kat is all in favour of it and thinks it's part of the…
  • Dec 19

    Can You Make a Porcelain Sculpture Out of a Sow’s Ad?

    Can You Make a Porcelain Sculpture Out of a Sow’s Ad?
    French newspaper Le Figaro reported this week that ad man Frank Davidovici is likely suing artist Jeff Koons for plagiarism.The Centre Pompidouin Paris is now showing a retrospective of Jeff Koons’ work. Among them is Fait…
  • Dec 19

    Battistelli and Kongstad respond to EPO criticism

    Battistelli and Kongstad respond to EPO criticism
    Managing Intellectual Property has just published an article containing a series of questions and answers, put by Managing Editor James Nurton to EPO President Benoit Battistelli and Chariman of the Administrative Council, Jesper Kongstad.The…
Rank this Week: 88