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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
  • 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: 396

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 990

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: 611

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

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

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

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

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

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

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Feb 5

    SEC Files Fraud Charges Against American Growth Funding II

    SEC Files Fraud Charges Against American Growth Funding II
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is pursuing a securities fraud case against American Growth Funding II, LLC. The regulator contends that the company, which raises money for business loans, lied to investors that bought high-yield…
Rank this Week: 158

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Feb 14

    Film Screening: Racing Extinction

    Film Screening: Racing Extinction
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:30pm - SLB 128 Please join the Yale Environmental Law Association, Yale Animal Law Society, the Visual Law Project, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a screening of Racing Extinction, which follows…
  • Feb 10

    The Amistad Case

    The Amistad Case
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library is proud to join with the Yale Black Law Students Association in remembering the most famous event in New Haven’s history, the Amistad case. In 1839 a group of Africans liberated themselves from the…
  • Feb 8

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation
    Modern academic dissertations are typically rather dull visually, consisting almost entirely of typescript. In early modern Europe, however, dissertations could be quite ornate. The Rare Book Collection recently acquired one of these, a 1692…
Rank this Week: 216

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 13

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79 | New York Post

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79 | New York Post
    Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Antonin Scalia was found dead Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said. via nypost.com Good lord. This is terrible news. For you praying sorts, say a prayer for Judge Scalia...
  • Feb 13

    Glenn Reynolds: Socialism not as hot as its spokesman

    Glenn Reynolds: Socialism not as hot as its spokesman
    So since you can’t have socialism without redistribution of wealth (with a large part being retained by the redistributors, of course) then what’s this all about? Silver notes that those young Americans supporting Bernie Sanders…
  • Feb 13

    Russian PM: West Is Rekindling the Cold War With NATO Moves - The New York Time

    Russian PM: West Is Rekindling the Cold War With NATO Moves - The New York Time
    MUNICH — Russia's prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance's top official defended as a necessary…
Rank this Week: 184

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    RIP Justice Scalia

    RIP Justice Scalia
    Wow, this is sad news. Everyone is talking replacement right now, but we should give the guy his due. He will be remember as the best writer ever on the Supreme Court. And, although Rumpole and I disagree on this, he is one of the best…
  • Feb 11

    BREAKING -- Judge Abdul K. Kallon nominated to 11th Circuit

    BREAKING -- Judge Abdul K. Kallon nominated to 11th Circuit
    This is big news.  The nomination comes out of Alabama to fill Judge Dubina's seat.  This would be the first African American judge to serve on the 11th Circuit out of Alabama.  More to follow...(H/T Glenn Sugameli).
  • Feb 11

    Huge win for the FPD's office...

    Huge win for the FPD's office...
    ...in the Florida Supreme Court for Tracy Dreispul who raised the issue in the 11th Circuit.  This is going to affect a lot of cases. This case is before the Court for review of a question of Florida law certified by the United States…
Rank this Week: 114

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Feb 13

    "Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died"

    "Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died"
    "Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died": David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report. And The Associated Press reports that "US Marshall's Service confirms that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is dead at 79."
  • Feb 13

    BREAKING NEWS -- "Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch"

    BREAKING NEWS -- "Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch"
    BREAKING NEWS -- "Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch": Gary Martin of The San Antonio Express-News has this report. Julie Fancher of The Dallas Morning News has a blog post titled…
  • Feb 13

    "Uber's First Amendment Argument"

    "Uber's First Amendment Argument"
    "Uber's First Amendment Argument": Erica Goldberg has this post at her "In A Crowded Theater" blog.
Rank this Week: 36

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 88

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: 266

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    ANTONIN SCALIA DEAD AT 79

    ANTONIN SCALIA DEAD AT 79
    It has been confirmed the Justice Antonin Scalia is dead at age 79.  He apparently died of natural accuses while attending a function in Texas.  He was last seen at dinner and when he did not appear for breakfast organizers looked…
  • Feb 13

    GOODBYE

    GOODBYE
    In 1989, history reveals that  a woman named Elaine had an encounter with an alien in a bar in a Holiday Inn in Paramus, New Jersey. The alien told Elaine that the world would end on Valentine's Day, 2016. If you're like us,…
  • Feb 12

    CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CONFIRMS SHARPTON'S IRRELEVANCE. SANDERS IS DRINKING HIS OWN KOOL-AID. BLOOMBERG WAITS.

    CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CONFIRMS SHARPTON'S IRRELEVANCE. SANDERS IS DRINKING HIS OWN KOOL-AID. BLOOMBERG WAITS.
    (The following post is by blog contributor The Professor. Enjoy. )Al Sharpton got his legs cut off from under him Thursday, when the Congressional Black Caucus endorsed Hilary Clinton.  Sharpton, after having breakfast with Sanders on…
Rank this Week: 96

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    "U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79."

    "U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79."
    Reported in the Chicago Tribune.AND: "Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said." According to a report, Scalia arrived at the ranch on Friday…
  • Feb 13

    "Surprisingly, OkCupid found that people have become more sexually conservative in certain ways."

    "Surprisingly, OkCupid found that people have become more sexually conservative in certain ways."
    Would You Consider Sleeping With Someone on the First Date?"While “no” responses increased among gay and straight people of both genders, the change was biggest among gay men and straight women. The number of gay men responding…
  • Feb 13

    A reader detects a Drudge juxtaposition

    A reader detects a Drudge juxtaposition
    From yesterday (archived page here):Get it? Frosted tips!That "Milo: Twitter tweeking election" link goes to a CBS Philly article: "Milo Yiannopoulos: Twitter Will Try To Sway The Presidential Election." I don't know if "tweeking" is a…
Rank this Week: 31

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Feb 13

    Justice Scalia Dead at 79

    Justice Scalia Dead at 79
    I was shocked to learn just now that Justice Antonin Scalia died while on a trip to Texas.I knew him slightly.  My wife clerked for him both on the DC Circuit and on the Supreme Court.Public life has seldom seen...
  • Feb 12

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Family of Slain CA Baby Wonder if Black Lives Matter:  In the wake of the suspected gang-related murder of a one-year-old Compton girl, her great-uncle is calling on the public to face the problems in neighborhoods.  Michelle Moons…
  • Feb 12

    Sentencing Reform, Through the Looking Gla

    Sentencing Reform, Through the Looking Gla
    I saw this article in SL&P about Bernie Sanders' campaign promise:But, here is a pledge I've made throughout this campaign, and it's really not a very radical pledge.  When we have more people in jail, disproportionately African…
Rank this Week: 203

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/
Rank this Week: 47

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 13

    Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners - Wednesday, March 9, 2016

    Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners - Wednesday, March 9, 2016
    The ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s International Committee and George Mason University School of Law Present Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners Wednesday, March 9, 2016 8:30-9a.m. EST…
  • Feb 13

    The School of Law of the University of…

    The School of Law of the University of Nottingham organises a workshop to honour Professor William Kovacic as the 2016 J.C. Smith Trust Fund Senior Visiting Scholar. The workshop is entitled ‘Competition Enforcement: How Private Rights of…
  • Feb 12

    Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide

    Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide
    Julian Pena and Marcelo Calliari have edited Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide. BOOK ABSTRACT: In the past few years Latin American countries have taken giant steps to reposition their competition authorities in the global…
Rank this Week: 57

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 13

    Just why is DOJ still uncertain about seeking death penalty against Charleston mass murderer Dylann Roof?

    Just why is DOJ still uncertain about seeking death penalty against Charleston mass murderer Dylann Roof?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this press report headlined "With death penalty decision uncertain, judge delays Dylann Roof’s federal trial." Here are the details: A federal judge on Thursday delayed Dylann…
  • Feb 12

    "A Republican Crime Proposal That Democrats Should Back"

    "A Republican Crime Proposal That Democrats Should Back"
    The title of this post is the headline of this New York Times op-ed authored by Gideon Yaffe discussing federal mens rea reform. Here are excerpts: These days, it’s practically unheard-of for those on the left to embrace ideas promoted...
  • Feb 12

    Another federal child porn downloader gets another non-prison sentence in the EDNY

    Another federal child porn downloader gets another non-prison sentence in the EDNY
    A helpful readers alerted me to this notable Newsday report concerning a notable federal sentencing this morning in the Eastern District of New York headlined "Ex-police investigator gets home detention for child porn." Here are the…
Rank this Week: 360

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    HOW TO WRAP UP THE AFFAIRS OF A SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST?

    HOW TO WRAP UP THE AFFAIRS OF A SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST?
    TRUST SETTLOR GIVES UP CONTROL When a settlor creates a trust, he/she passes title of the property or asset to the trust or gives cash money to the trust, wherein the trustee invests the money as a fiduciary or manages the asset or asset in…
  • Feb 11

    UNDERSTANDING CELEBRITY BONDS

    UNDERSTANDING CELEBRITY BONDS
    DAVID BOWIE BONDS         As the world learned, David Bowie passed away on January 10, 2016.  Mr. Bowie was always on the leading edge of creativity, an advocate for meaningful social change and a…
  • Feb 9

    DEAD IN ABSENTIA LAWS

    DEAD IN ABSENTIA LAWS
    LEGALLY DEAD BUT STILL ALIVE New York like every other state in the nation has a law to deal with people who go missing and are presumed dead. Most states follow the common law time of seven years, although New York has a three year…
Rank this Week: 802

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/
  • Feb 13

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] Alexander Hamilton is not worried about the election

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] Alexander Hamilton is not worried about the election
    “The process of election affords a moral certainty, that the office of President will never fall to the lot of any man who is not in an eminent degree endowed with the requisite qualifications. Talents for low intrigue, and the little…
  • Feb 13

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Is there a libertarian case for Bernie Sanders?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Is there a libertarian case for Bernie Sanders?
    Andrew Kirell at the Daily Beast poses the question. The Niskanen Center’s Will Wilkinson provides an answer: The libertarian case for Bernie Sanders is simply that Bernie Sanders wants to make America more like Denmark, Canada, or…
  • Feb 13

    [Eugene Volokh] Unconstitutional Utah anti-doxxing bill withdrawn by sponsor

    [Eugene Volokh] Unconstitutional Utah anti-doxxing bill withdrawn by sponsor
    I’m pleased to say that Utah state Rep. David E. Lifferth (R), sponsor of the anti-doxxing bill that I criticized earlier this week, has withdrawn the bill: Rep. David Lifferth, R-Eagle Mountain, announced Thursday that he gutted…
Rank this Week: 10

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 13

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Walmart Sues Puerto Rico Over 91.5% Tax Rate Applicable Only To Walmart Federal Student Aid, Not Faculty Salaries, Is Primary Driver Of Escalating Tuition The Big Winner In Today's Super Bowl: The California Tax Man NY Times: The Academic…
  • Feb 13

    Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog

    Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog
    Jeffrey Harrison (Florida), Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog: The handful of you who come to this blog may wonder why I have not been blogging (although I am sure my anonymous internet stalker is probably relieved). It's my Dean. I used to…
  • Feb 13

    When To Submit Articles To The Yale Law Journal

    When To Submit Articles To The Yale Law Journal
    Yale Law Journal Releases Guidelines and Data on When To Submit Articles and Essays: “When is the best time to submit my Article?” This is one of the most common questions that the Yale Law Journal (YLJ) receives. The Journal does not…
Rank this Week: 44

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Feb 13

    How to draw and write with your Apple Pencil like a pro | iMore

    How to draw and write with your Apple Pencil like a pro | iMore
    Whether you’ve drawn many things or this is your first digital sketching tool, make the most of your Apple Pencil with these tips. Apple’s Pencil stands out from the rest of the iPad stylus crowd for a number of reasons: It works…
  • Feb 12

    Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Update Breaks Backblaze

    Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Update Breaks Backblaze
    Backblaze has discovered that the latest update (version: 3.5.0.206 on February 11, 2016) of the Adobe Creative Cloud service can disable Backblaze backups on Mac computers.  Adobe has recently pulled this update, but if you have applied…
  • Feb 12

    Questions and Answers about Health Care Information Forms for Individuals (Forms 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095-C)

    Questions and Answers about Health Care Information Forms for Individuals (Forms 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095-C)
    What to Tell Your Clients about Health Care Information Forms 1095-B and C Starting this year, your clients may receive one or more formsproviding information about the health care coverage that they had or were offered during 2015. Some…
Rank this Week: 318

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 398

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Feb 13

    Se solicitan más científica

    Se solicitan más científica
    México, DF. 10 de febrero de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- La participación de las mujeres y las niñas en disciplinas científicas y tecnológicas ha ido en incremento; no obstante, todavía…
  • Feb 13

    ¡Tecnología en patineta!

    ¡Tecnología en patineta!
    Por Amelia Gutiérrez FUENTE:  Agencia Informativa CONACYT Colima, Colima. 10 de febrero de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Un grupo de estudiantes de las carreras de mecatrónica e ingeniería civil,…
  • Feb 12

    Estufas solares, ecotecnología para poblaciones rurale

    Estufas solares, ecotecnología para poblaciones rurale
    AUTOR: Israel Pérez FUENTE:  Agencia Informativa CONACYT Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. 10 de febrero de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Con el objetivo de generar ecotecnologías que respondan a…
Rank this Week: 168

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 13

    On the Job! Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, University of MN Law School

    On the Job! Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, University of MN Law School
    The Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School is seeking an Executive Director. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. The Executive Director will oversee administration and management of the Human Rights…
  • Feb 13

    Introducing Radhika Kapoor

    Introducing Radhika Kapoor
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Radhika Kapoor as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Radhika studies law at one of India’s premier legal institutions and will graduate in August. She has a keen interest in international…
  • Feb 13

    Incendiary Media Use and The Failure of the Rwandan Case

    Incendiary Media Use and The Failure of the Rwandan Case
    Use of the media is a powerful tool in crimes against humanity for the following reasons: it allows the wielder to shape contemporary discourse; it helps desensitise and marginalise those who are not being targeted; and it can successfully…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Feb 13

    The Lawfare Podcast: Daniel Placek on Darkode

    The Lawfare Podcast: Daniel Placek on Darkode
    Last week as part of the University of Texas at Austin Strauss Center's conference on "The Frontiers of Cybersecurity Policy and Law," Daniel Placek, formerly one of the key figures behind the underground hacker…
  • Feb 12

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The United States and Russia have announced agreement on a ceasefire in Syria set take effect next week. The plan will move forward the delivery of much needed aid to besieged Syrian cities. The New York Times writes that, if…
  • Feb 12

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?
    In 2006, when the Office of the Director of National Intelligence provided its first "Annual Threat Asssessment" top billing went to the "Global Jihadist Threat."  Rounding out the top three concerns, Director Negroponte mentioned the…
Rank this Week: 89

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 13

    Australian Doctors Resist Deportation of Infant Patient

    Australian Doctors Resist Deportation of Infant Patient
    From Euronews: Protesters have turned out in support of medical staff in Australia, who are refusing to release a baby girl facing repatriation to an offshore immigration detention camp. She has been treated for serious burns in the city…
  • Feb 13

    Trump Runs Incendiary Immigration Ads in South Carolina

    Trump Runs Incendiary Immigration Ads in South Carolina
    As the New York Times reports, Donald Trump’s campaign has released a television ad focused on the 2008 murder of a Black teenage athlete in Los Angeles by an undocumented immigrant, who was later sentenced to death for the murder....
  • Feb 13

    DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem by Anil Kalhan

    DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem by Anil Kalhan
    In DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem, Anil Kalhan responds to Michael Kagan's post on the significance to the language in the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA)…
Rank this Week: 90

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 347

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 622

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/
  • Feb 13

    SUING AIRBNB FOR LICENSING VIOLATIONS

    SUING AIRBNB FOR LICENSING VIOLATIONS
    Newman Ferrara Announces Class Action Against Airbnb Inc. For Illegal Transactions As Unlicensed Broker In New York Newman Ferrara LLP announced [yesterday] that the firm filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District…
  • Feb 13

    AIRBNB'S VIOLATING THE LAW

    AIRBNB'S VIOLATING THE LAW
    New Suit Claims Airbnb Breaks NY Real Estate Broker Laws By Matthew Perlman Law360, New York (February 12, 2016, 1:23 PM ET) ­­ Airbnb Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in New York federal court on Thursday, alleging…
  • Feb 13

    BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE

    BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE
    Governor Cuomo Urges Caution Ahead of Dangerously Cold Temperatures Forecasted This Weekend Lake effect snow bands could also bring two feet of snow to areas northeast of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario Governor Cuomo urged New…
Rank this Week: 4

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 13

    Is It Affordable To Get Help From A Financial Advisor?

    Is It Affordable To Get Help From A Financial Advisor?
    There are many people who neglect to get the assistance of an experienced financial advisor because they think that it might not be affordable. This article explains why getting the professional assistance of an experienced financial advisor…
  • Feb 13

    Estate Basis Reporting Deadline Delayed By IRS

    Estate Basis Reporting Deadline Delayed By IRS
    The deadline for reporting the basis of property distributed from a decedent’s estate has once again been delayed by the IRS. “Notice 2016-19 provides that statements required under section 6035 of the tax code, regarding the basis of…
  • Feb 13

    Love And Hate Off The 18th Green

    Love And Hate Off The 18th Green
    A battle between spouses is playing out along the manicured fairways and greens of the St. Louis Country Club as a wealthy family fights among themselves over a sizable inheritance. The trouble stems from a dispute over the use of...
Rank this Week: 45

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 210

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 13

    U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker

    U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker
    Kaiser Foundation: “The U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker is now updated with new data from the President’s budget request. You can use this interactive tool to compare funding levels for different global health program areas,…
  • Feb 13

    Bridges, highways, roads in America in critical disrepair

    Bridges, highways, roads in America in critical disrepair
    A Country Breaking Down, Elizabeth Drew, The New York Review of Books: “The near-total failure of our political institutions to invest for the future, eschewing what doesn’t yield the quick payoff, political and physical, has left…
  • Feb 13

    Database of 48 million pirated research papers is focus of litigious revolt against paywall

    Database of 48 million pirated research papers is focus of litigious revolt against paywall
    Meet the Robin Hood of Science by Simon Oxenham – The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world. “On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra…
Rank this Week: 20

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Feb 13

    Does Donald Trump Have Standing to Keep Ted Cruz off of the Ballot?

    Does Donald Trump Have Standing to Keep Ted Cruz off of the Ballot?
    The other day Donald Trump claimed, on Twitter, that he has standing to challenge Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president. The substantive question revolves around whether Cruz is a "natural born citizen" because he was born in…
  • Feb 13

    Good News for Long-Winded, Caveat-Spewing Canadian Legal Blogger

    Good News for Long-Winded, Caveat-Spewing Canadian Legal Blogger
    A fun and interesting article about how to change people's minds, based on a study by Cornell researchers titled "Winning Arguments: Interaction Dynamics and Persuasion Strategies in Good-faith Online Discussions." A couple of…
  • Feb 12

    A Comparative Critique of "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations"

    A Comparative Critique of "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations"
    In the new Green Bag, Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog have an article titled "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations." It's described here. This is the SSRN abstract: "There are countless…
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DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Feb 13

    Dividends, Wall Street’s Battered Status Symbol

    Dividends, Wall Street’s Battered Status Symbol
    Companies are cutting their once sacrosanct dividends, leaving investors to determine whether they’re just being prudent or may be in serious trouble.
  • Feb 13

    Chinese Start to Lose Confidence in Their Currency

    Chinese Start to Lose Confidence in Their Currency
    An exodus of capital, in which companies and individuals are moving money outside China, is casting doubt on the nation’s economic prospects.
  • Feb 12

    Brian Moynihan, Bank of America Chief, Got 23% Pay Raise in 2015

    Brian Moynihan, Bank of America Chief, Got 23% Pay Raise in 2015
    Brian Moynihan’s pay rose to $16 million, 23 percent larger than in 2014, as the big bank generated higher profits and put its mortgage problems squarely behind it.
Rank this Week: 7

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 13

    GPO to Replace FDsys with Govinfo

    GPO to Replace FDsys with Govinfo
    This month, the U.S. Government Publishing Office issued a press release announcing the launch of www.govinfo.gov, designed to replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) in 2017. A Government Publishing Office’s spokesman has called it…
  • Feb 12

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour
    The Library will be open on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm. Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George…
  • Feb 5

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night
    During the week leading up to Oscar Night 2016, the Brooklyn Law School Library will host a Pre-Oscar Movie Night. The event showcases the Prof. Robert Pitler movie collection of more than 1500 DVDs. Click on the link to see the complete list…
Rank this Week: 900

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Triumph and Tragedy: A Lesson in Equipoise

    Triumph and Tragedy: A Lesson in Equipoise
    The story of Jenrry Mejia, the first major league baseball player to receive a lifetime ban for taking Performance Enhancing Drugs, reads like a movie script. Mejia was just 17 when he was drafted out of a life of poverty in the Dominican…
  • Feb 10

    Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports: Full, Published Article Now Available

    Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports: Full, Published Article Now Available
    It is my pleasure to announce that Illinois Law Review has published the final version of my article "Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports."  Coinciding with formal publication, I have also made available on SSRN Sections V…
  • Feb 9

    A Dream Better Deferred

    A Dream Better Deferred
    Sports and Bioethics have converged once again. In August, a half million tourists, journalists and athletes from literally all over the world are scheduled to travel to Brazil for the Summer Games. The problem is Brazil is Ground Zero for…
Rank this Week: 374

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 29

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Feb 13

    North Carolina Added to Bad States for Gambler

    North Carolina Added to Bad States for Gambler
    North Carolina changed its tax law over a year ago. While I have professional gambling clients in North Carolina, I do not currently have amateur gambling clients. It’s likely I won’t be getting many of those, as North Carolina…
  • Feb 11

    Phishers Target Tax Professional

    Phishers Target Tax Professional
    I received the following email today: From: [redacted] [differentname@mail.csuchico.edu] Sent: Thu 2/11/2016 3:06 PM To: undisclosed-recipients: Hi, I and my Family are looking for a very Qualified CPA in your area. Please let us know if you…
  • Feb 9

    Can a Resident of a Non-Tax Treaty Country (With Respect to Gambling) Get His Withheld Funds Back?

    Can a Resident of a Non-Tax Treaty Country (With Respect to Gambling) Get His Withheld Funds Back?
    Today, I received an inquiry from a citizen of New Zealand (he is not a US citizen or permanent resident). He had done well in a poker tournament here in the United States–well enough to have had 30% of his net winnings withheld. Non-US…
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Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Feb 13

    “My Heart Is Exhausted”: A Mother’s Story of Death Row in Saudi Arabia

    “My Heart Is Exhausted”: A Mother’s Story of Death Row in Saudi Arabia
    Ali al-Nimr was just 17 when he was arrested on 14 February 2012 a few months after taking part in anti-government rallies. He was sentenced to death, despite being a minor when he was arrested and following a deeply unfair … Please…
  • Feb 10

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know
    For years, Amnesty International has witnessed public figures repeating misconceptions and inaccuracies about waterboarding.  This American debate on torture has mostly got it wrong – here are three realities you need to know:…
  • Feb 9

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?
    Muhammed -What were you thinking about when you accepted the reality of your own death? What thoughts and images went through your mind when you realized you were willing to risk permanent physical damage or even death to gain your ……
Rank this Week: 22

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Feb 13

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 265 The Insanity Defense: Nine Myths that Will Not Go Away Michael L. Perlin New York Law School Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2016 2 197 The Constitution...
  • Feb 12

    Brown on Natapoff on Misdemeanor Decriminalization

    Brown on Natapoff on Misdemeanor Decriminalization
    Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Decriminalization, Regulation, Privatization: A Response to Professor Natapoff (Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 69, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short comment on…
  • Feb 12

    Perlin & Lynch on Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Proce

    Perlin & Lynch on Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Proce
    Michael L. Perlin and Alison J. Lynch (New York Law School and Disability Rights New York) have posted 'In the Wasteland of Your Mind': Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Process (Virginia Journal of Criminal Law,…
Rank this Week: 78

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 13

    Russia’s Short-Sighted Approach to the Georgia Investigation

    Russia’s Short-Sighted Approach to the Georgia Investigation
    by Kevin Jon Heller According to a recent article in Agenda.ge, Russia has announced that it will not cooperate with the ICC's formal investigation into the situation in Georgia: Russia’s Ministry of Justice issued a statement…
  • Feb 10

    International Law Movie

    International Law Movie
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon After attending a great panel at ESIL in 2014 on International Law and Film, I’ve been thinking about how to integrate film into my public international law class. I’ve compiled a list of…
  • Feb 8

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As many of our readers may recall, the late Professor Michael Lewis was a great friend of this blog and an important voice in U.S. international law and national security scholarship.  To honor his memory,…
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Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 204

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    New Issue: Human Rights & International Legal Discourse

    New Issue: Human Rights & International Legal Discourse
    The latest issue of Human Rights & International Legal Discourse (Vol. 9, no. 2, 2015) is out. Contents include:C. Breen, Progressing towards Peace? States’ Extraterritorial Obligations in Peace Operations and the Added Value of…
  • Feb 13

    New Issue: ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal

    New Issue: ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal
    The latest issue of the ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal (Vol. 31, no. 1, Winter 2016) is out. Contents include:Special Focus Issue: State-Owned EnterprisesLu Wang & Norah Gallagher, Introduction to the Special Focus Issue on…
  • Feb 12

    Call for Papers: Persons/Things Workshop

    Call for Papers: Persons/Things Workshop
    The Faculty of Law of the University of Turku has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Persons/Things," to be held May 12-13, 2016. Here's the call: In recent decades many of the foundational classificatory structures of law have been…
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