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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 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…
  • Aug 24

    Sameer and Praveen Sethi Found in Contempt of Court After Injuction

    Sameer and Praveen Sethi Found in Contempt of Court After Injuction
    Going Public LawyerOn August 9, 2016, a federal court in Texas entered contempt orders against Sameer Sethi, Praveen Sethi, and John Weber after they violated the court’s May 26, 2015 preliminary injunction restraining Sameer Sethi and…
Rank this Week: 56

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

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

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

    SEC’s Report Evaluates The Definition of An Accredited Investor

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

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

    Wells Fargo Sued by Commerz Bank in Mortgage-Backed Securities Case
    Commerzbank is suing Wells Fargo (WFC) for losses sustained on failed mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The German finance firm claims the California lending giant did not properly supervise MBS during the housing bubble, which Commerzbank…
  • Aug 19

    Tax Whistleblowers Are Entitled to Award When There Are Civil Forfeitures and Criminal Fines, Rules Court

    Tax Whistleblowers Are Entitled to Award When There Are Civil Forfeitures and Criminal Fines, Rules Court
    The U.S. Tax Court has ruled that tax whistleblowers are entitled to a reward when criminal fines and penalties are collected. The ruling in this particular case found that two whistleblowers had a right to receive a $17.7M reward in the…
Rank this Week: 438

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…
  • Aug 22

    Two Investors File Securities Arbitration Claim Against Santander Securities Over Puerto Rico Municipal Bond

    Two Investors File Securities Arbitration Claim Against Santander Securities Over Puerto Rico Municipal Bond
    Two investors, seeking to recover the investment losses they sustained in Puerto Rico municipal bonds, are pursuing a FINRA arbitration claim against Santander Securities LLC. According to the case, the Puerto Rican investors are claiming…
Rank this Week: 267

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
  • Aug 26

    Book Talk: The Future of Law and Economics- Essays in Reform and Recollection

    Book Talk: The Future of Law and Economics- Essays in Reform and Recollection
    Please join Guido Calabresi for a discussion of his newest book, The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection, on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 6:10- 7:00 PM, SLB Room 127. Professor Daniel Markovits will provide…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Class of 2019

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Class of 2019
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Aug 9

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman
    This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum imperialium, an edition of Justinian’s Institutes printed in Paris…
Rank this Week: 145

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 25

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: On Friday, I will be traveling to Portland, Maine, where this weekend I will attend this season's final two home games of the Portland Sea Dogs (the AA Eastern League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox), hosting the Trenton…
  • Aug 25

    "Court: Michigan sex offender rules cannot be retroactive."

    "Court: Michigan sex offender rules cannot be retroactive."
    "Court: Michigan sex offender rules cannot be retroactive." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 25

    "Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict"

    "Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict"
    "Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict": The Associated Press has this report. And at the "THR, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled "'Blurred Lines' Creators Urge Appeals Court to Reverse…
Rank this Week: 27

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 109

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

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Bicyclist injured in accident in Central Park, NYC

    Bicyclist injured in accident in Central Park, NYC
    A bicyclist suffered serious head injury in an accident in Central Park, New York City. The bicyclist was riding his bike in Central Park when, according to the police, a pedestrian stepped into the crosswalk in front of him.  The…
  • Aug 25

    Street safety advocate dies in NYC bicycle accident

    Street safety advocate dies in NYC bicycle accident
    A bicyclist was fatally struck by a car in NYC. Yesterday morning, 78 year old Michael Schenkman was riding his bike on Northern Boulevard in Bayside, Queens when he was struck by a car. Michael Schenkman was an avid biker and a member of…
  • Aug 22

    Former Cuomo aid among 5 dead in NY car crash

    Former Cuomo aid among 5 dead in NY car crash
    Speed was factor a factor in a NY Car accident that left 6 people injured and 5 dead. 29 year old Scott Martella, a former aid to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo,  was among the victims who were killed in the accident. Yesterday morning…
Rank this Week: 920

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 522

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 408

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Aug 25

    Bureau of Land Management Making a Texas Land Grab? – Lawsuit Filed

    Bureau of Land Management Making a Texas Land Grab? – Lawsuit Filed
    The Bureau of Land Management, BLM, is a part of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Its function is to manage America’s federal public land. According to its website, it manages more than 245 million acres and 700 million acres of…
  • Aug 24

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #3

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #3
    In the last couple days, I talked about ways that individuals and collectives can act to reduce the threat of climate change. This is not new information, and a lot of it is rather obvious when you think about it for a couple minutes. And…
  • Aug 23

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #2

    Be the Climate Change You Wish to See #2
    In Part 1, I laid out some ways we can mitigate climate change by investing radically in local food production and especially in our soil. However, not all the changes we need to make are as easy as these. This is where we get serious and…
Rank this Week: 404

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/
  • Aug 25

    More on the University Chicago letter

    More on the University Chicago letter
    A few additional points to Rick's post, on the letter from the University of Chicago on trigger warnings and safe spaces. First, as I said in a comment on Rick's post, I always have understood trigger warnings as featuring an opt-out on top…
  • Aug 25

    The University of Chicago letter regarding "free exchange of ideas"

    The University of Chicago letter regarding "free exchange of ideas"
    You can see here (and all over the interwebs) a letter from the Dean of Students at the University of Chicago to that university's incoming first-year students. I wonder, have any law schools sent similar letters (or, letters covering the…
  • Aug 25

    Law School Hiring, 2016-2017, Thread One

    Law School Hiring, 2016-2017, Thread One
    Those on the market are invited to leave comments on this thread regarding whether they have received: (a) a first round interview at a school (including the subject areas the school mentioned, if any, as being of particular interest, and…
Rank this Week: 46

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 25

    Fall and Spring Reading Group Suggestion

    Fall and Spring Reading Group Suggestion
      As we ready ourselves to begin a new academic year, I wanted to offer some suggestions for inspiring reading.  Perhaps you will even consider, as I am, starting a faculty reading group to grapple with related issues.  …
  • Aug 14

    Experiential Learning Resource

    Experiential Learning Resource
    Looking to add experiential learning to your law school course but not sure where to start or what to add? There’s a list for that! As we start another school year, let me take this chance to mention the list of experiential…
  • Aug 8

    Learning and Teaching – the Progression

    Learning and Teaching – the Progression
    I have become interested in progression and ordering lately.  Not so much with chickens and eggs, but more with respect to progressions used in the classroom.  Traditionally, I would start a class with a case and deploy it to open…
Rank this Week: 988

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 95

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 52

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 25

    Thursday Night Open Thread

    Thursday Night Open Thread
    Our last open thread is already full. Here's a new one, all topics welcome. A new Quinnipiac University released today indicates Hillary will win huge in November. She's 10 points ahead and Trump continues his downward spiral.…
  • Aug 24

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House
    The Washington Post has a good editorial today on Rudy Giuliani's baseless attack on Hillary's health. Shorter version: People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. It points to different parts of his speech at the RNC that could... [[…
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday Open Thread:

    Wednesday Open Thread:
    Busy work day. Turkey has taken over Jarabulus in Syria. The U.S. aided the effort with airstrikes. According to Twitter analysts, ISIS had already gone, so there wasn't much of a fight. More like they turned the town over. Still, …
Rank this Week: 2

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 25

    Article on Trust Law & Nigerian Pension Law

    Article on Trust Law & Nigerian Pension Law
    Nuel Chinonyelum Oji recently published an Article entitled, An Appraisal of the Concept of Trust in the Nigerian Pension Reform Act 2014, (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Prior to 2004, the administration of pension in…
  • Aug 25

    Graceland to Run Tours at Paisley Park

    Graceland to Run Tours at Paisley Park
    Elvis Presley’s people are now running tours at Prince’s Paisley Park. Bremer Trust, the bank that manages Prince’s estate, just announced the deal that lets Graceland’s people run public tours starting in October. Some family members…
  • Aug 25

    Europe's Wealthiest Bank on Years of Inheritance

    Europe's Wealthiest Bank on Years of Inheritance
    Maintaining inherited wealth is more prevalent in Europe compared to the United States, evidencing the continent’s low social mobility and stagnant education, income, and social connections; 33% of Italy and 65% of Germany’s richest…
Rank this Week: 53

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Aug 25

    LA’s $15.37 wage for workers at large hotels not preempted by NLRA

    LA’s $15.37 wage for workers at large hotels not preempted by NLRA
    By Dave Strausfeld, J.D. Hotel associations could not block enforcement of an ordinance passed by the Los Angeles city council that raised the minimum wage of workers at large hotels to $15.37 per hour, held the Ninth Circuit, rejecting…
  • Aug 25

    3-1 NLRB finds it has jurisdiction over cyber charter school

    3-1 NLRB finds it has jurisdiction over cyber charter school
    By Matt Pavich, J.D. The NLRB has jurisdiction over a nonprofit corporation that operates a cyber charter school in Pennsylvania, the 4-member Board ruled in a 3-1 decision. The majority likened the charter school to a government contractor,…
  • Aug 25

    NLRB modifies make-whole remedy to require full compensation for search-for-work and interim employment expense

    NLRB modifies make-whole remedy to require full compensation for search-for-work and interim employment expense
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. After finding that an employer twice suspended and discharged an employee for engaging in protected, concerted activity, the NLRB, in a 3-1 decision, modified its current make-whole remedy to require respondents to…
Rank this Week: 613

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 25

    What is neo-reaction? - Marginal REVOLUTION

    What is neo-reaction? - Marginal REVOLUTION
    As an undergraduate, I was deeply struck by my readings of the Spanish and Salamancan friars who protested against the New World enslavement of the Indians, as they were then called. You can start with Bartolomé de las Casas. Here...
  • Aug 25

    Politics and Personality: Most of What You Read Is Malarkey - The New Yorker

    Politics and Personality: Most of What You Read Is Malarkey - The New Yorker
    He found something quite different. “Unfortunately, the empirical evidence doesn’t seem to support that strong causal hypothesis,” he said. In an analysis of 28,877 people from the Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry (known as the…
  • Aug 25

    Now that's a time bomb! 700-year-old hand grenade used in the Crusades is found off the coast of Israel | Daily Mail Online

    Now that's a time bomb! 700-year-old hand grenade used in the Crusades is found off the coast of Israel | Daily Mail Online
    The crusades saw Christian soldiers wield a terrifying array of medieval weaponry, including powerful crossbows, wickedly spiked maces and swords large enough to cleave a man in two. But in the bloody battles over the Holy Land, the crusaders…
Rank this Week: 121

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Aug 25

    Administration Releases Final Blacklisting Regulations for Government Contractor

    Administration Releases Final Blacklisting Regulations for Government Contractor
    On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, the President’s administration published the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council’s final rule and the Department of Labor’s guidance implementing the July 31, 2014 “Fair Play and Safe…
  • Aug 25

    NLRB Axes Traditional Treatment of Search-for-Work and Interim Employment Expense

    NLRB Axes Traditional Treatment of Search-for-Work and Interim Employment Expense
    For nearly eighty years, when awarding back pay to unlawfully terminated employees, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) treated search-for-work and interim employment expenses (“search-for-work expenses”)…
  • Aug 24

    NLRB Holds That Graduate Teaching Assistants Could Be Employees Under the NLRA

    NLRB Holds That Graduate Teaching Assistants Could Be Employees Under the NLRA
    On August 23, 2016, in a 3-to-1 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (“the Board”) overturned long-standing precedent to hold that student graduate teaching assistants  are statutory employees under the National Labor…
Rank this Week: 715

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 25

    Internet Trends 2016 – Code Conference

    Internet Trends 2016 – Code Conference
    Mary Meeker, analyst with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers – her annual Internet Trends Report – 2016 – 213 slides.
  • Aug 25

    GAO Reports – Army Patriot Modernization, SEC Conflict Minerals Rule

    GAO Reports – Army Patriot Modernization, SEC Conflict Minerals Rule
    Patriot Modernization: Oversight Mechanism Needed to Track Progress and Provide Accountability, GAO-16-488: Published: Aug 25, 2016. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 2016: “While the currently fielded version of the Army’s Patriot…
  • Aug 25

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie
    “Voting Members of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) have approved a new project to modernize library-vendor technical interoperability to improve the access of digital library content and electronic books. Building…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Aug 25

    [Nita Farahany] Can you legally consent to a head transplant?

    [Nita Farahany] Can you legally consent to a head transplant?
    Transplanting a human head onto a different body sounds like the plot of a science fiction story. But a surgeon in China named Xiaoping Ren is trying to make head transplants a reality. He even has a volunteer, Valery Spiridonov, who has…
  • Aug 25

    [Ilya Somin] A warning against trigger warning

    [Ilya Somin] A warning against trigger warning
    The University of Chicago recently sent a letter to incoming students explaining why they do not restrict potentially offensive speech, or give “trigger warnings” when potentially sensitive issues are going to be covered in class.…
  • Aug 25

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Court voids state sex offender registry for imposing unconstitutionally retroactive punishment

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Court voids state sex offender registry for imposing unconstitutionally retroactive punishment
    Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit held that recent amendments to Michigan’s Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) are unconstitutional because they impose retroactive punishment on sex offenders in violation of the…
Rank this Week: 9

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

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

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Aug 25

    Avertissement Ecole Publique sur Visa B

    Avertissement Ecole Publique sur Visa B
    Cet avertissement au sujet de l’école publique sur le visa B est qu’il s’agit de savoir à qui faire confiance. La première chose que vous devez savoir est que vous ne pouvez pas faire confiance à…
  • Aug 21

    Préoccupations pour Planification Successorale Internationale

    Préoccupations pour Planification Successorale Internationale
    Chaque personne qui possède une propriété à l’intérieur ou à l’extérieur des Etats-Unis a besoin d’investir dans une planification patrimoniale. Cela peut être simple,…
  • Aug 18

    Acheter une Propriété pour Location en Floride depuis l’Etranger

    Acheter une Propriété pour Location en Floride depuis l’Etranger
    Acheter en Floride pour la location est l’un des meilleurs investissements que vous pouvez faire. Mais si vous ne vivez pas en Floride, comment faites-vous ? Nous savons déjà que la Floride est un endroit idéal pour…
Rank this Week: 467

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 207

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Aug 25

    Supreme Court announces second September calendar — in San Diego.

    Supreme Court announces second September calendar — in San Diego.
    May is usually the only month during which the Supreme Court has two separate oral argument sessions.  This year, however, the court will be hearing arguments at the beginning and, it announced today, also at the end of next month. …
  • Aug 22

    Summary of August 17, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of August 17, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Aug 22

    Ninth Circuit asks the Supreme Court to answer an insurance question

    Ninth Circuit asks the Supreme Court to answer an insurance question
    We noted last month that the Ninth Circuit was likely to be sending an insurance question the Supreme Court’s way in Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation v. Ledesma and Meyer Construction Company, Inc.  That’s the case where…
Rank this Week: 921

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 25

    New Study Shows ...

    New Study Shows ...
    The Onion reports:Highlighting the gaping security holes that continue to persist 15 years after the attacks, an encouraging report released Thursday by radical extremist think tank the Caliphate Institute determined that the United States is…
  • Aug 25

    Accepting the Preposterous as the Premise

    Accepting the Preposterous as the Premise
    SL&P has an entry introducing a paper that argues for legalizing dope.  The paper begins as follows:Many who argue against the legalization of marijuana suggest that while its consumption may not be very harmful, marijuana indirectly…
  • Aug 25

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Potent Heroin Mix Hits the Streets:  The dangerous heroin epidemic has amplified with reports of heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hitting the streets.  Nadia Kounang and Tony Marco of CNN report that at 10,000 times stronger…
Rank this Week: 347

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 103

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/
  • Aug 25

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality
    From colleagues at the University of Baltimore: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks…
  • Aug 25

    Missed Opportunities in Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education

    Missed Opportunities in Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education
    One of the more puzzling aspects of the decline in fortunes of U.S. law schools is the inability of many of these law schools to innovate their way out of financial misfortune. While some schools have increased their online educational...
  • Aug 24

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska
    From an email message which I received recently. Please note that this posting includes TWO announcements. The UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for entry-level and lateral candidates for a tenure-track faculty…
Rank this Week: 49

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

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

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 227

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Auto Accidents Involving Impacted Fracture

    Auto Accidents Involving Impacted Fracture
    Auto Accidents Involving Impacted Fractures Auto Accidents Involving Impacted Fractures Auto Accidents Involving Impacted Fractures I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento personal injury attorney. When the impact from a fall, motor vehicle…
  • Aug 25

    East Sacramento Train Accident

    East Sacramento Train Accident
    East Sacramento Train Accident East Sacramento Train Accident East Sacramento Train Accident I'm Ed Smith, an East Sacramento personal injury attorney. A man tragically died on his birthday after being struck by a passenger train in East…
  • Aug 25

    Interstate 80 Delay

    Interstate 80 Delay
    Interstate 80 Delays Interstate 80 Delays I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident attorney. I cannot emphasize enough how hectic our weekend travel is projected to be. Please take notice of the following lane closures and select…
Rank this Week: 815

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 25

    The wheels of justice turn slowly, but grind small

    The wheels of justice turn slowly, but grind small
    Or how to end up with a personal liability for £100,000 within 5 years of qualification as a solicitor. The Charles Henry/Legal Action fallout continues, and very painfully for some involved. For those who have missed the saga of…
  • Aug 25

    Job Ad – E London

    Job Ad – E London
     T V Edwards PARALEGAL SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT T V Edwards LLP is a growing and vibrant firm. We are recruiting for a paralegal for our Social Welfare (Housing/Community Care/Public Law) department. Successful applicants will be…
  • Aug 22

    Vulnerability after Hotak/Johnson/Kanu

    Vulnerability after Hotak/Johnson/Kanu
    I strongly suspect that at some point in the next year we will get at least one Court of Appeal case on the meaning of ‘vulnerability’ in homeless priority decisions after the Supreme Court decision in Hotak v Southwark LBC [2015]…
Rank this Week: 360

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/
  • Aug 25

    "Judge’s Sentencing in Massachusetts Sexual Assault Case Reignites Debate on Privilege"

    "Judge’s Sentencing in Massachusetts Sexual Assault Case Reignites Debate on Privilege"
    From The New York Times: The two women were asleep on a bed after drinking at a party when they were sexually assaulted. A high school athlete pleaded guilty to indecent assault and battery on a person over 14 in...
  • Aug 25

    Lamparello on Riley v. California

    Lamparello on Riley v. California
    Adam Lamparello (Indiana Tech - Law School) has posted Riley v. California: The Aftermath and the Unanswered Questions (9 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 13 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The cases decided in the wake of Riley v....
  • Aug 25

    "Court voids state sex offender registry for imposing unconstitutionally retroactive punishment"

    "Court voids state sex offender registry for imposing unconstitutionally retroactive punishment"
    Jonathan Adler has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy, linking to and excerpting the case. From his summary: Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit held that recent amendments to Michigan’s Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA)…
Rank this Week: 104

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 25

    Clinton ad ties Trump to KKK, white supremacist

    Clinton ad ties Trump to KKK, white supremacist
    As Politico reports, a video released today by Hillary Clinton’s campaign depicts Donald Trump as the candidate of racists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis. Thoughts? KJ Related articles CLINTON CAMPAIGN AD TRIES To Tie Trump To KKK, White…
  • Aug 25

    The Millennial Bloggers Dialogue on International Migration

    The Millennial Bloggers Dialogue on International Migration
    The changes in immigration are dramatically impacting our global communities, which are becoming more diverse and multicultural. As people move more freely across borders and continents, local communities are changing. For example, migration…
  • Aug 25

    Why Don’t They Just Get In Line?

    Why Don’t They Just Get In Line?
    Immigration hawks often criticized undocumented immigrants for not just getting in line like other immigrants. The truth of the matter is that for many undocumented immigrants there was no "line" for them to get in. And due to the…
Rank this Week: 28

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Brexit, Farage, Mississippi, and secession

    Brexit, Farage, Mississippi, and secession
    As the New Yorker reports, the narcissistic sociopath running for President on the Republican ticket brought Nigel Farage, the former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party and a major proponent of Brexit, to Mississippi to rally the…
  • Aug 23

    The Greatest Constitutional Protestant of the Twenty-First Century

    The Greatest Constitutional Protestant of the Twenty-First Century
    So far, anyway.For the last ten years or so, I’ve had a framed New Yorkercartoon on the outside of my office door.  It’s a courtroom scene, with a man sitting on the witness stand, being cross-examined by a lawyer.  The…
  • Aug 20

    Jan Deutsch: An Appreciation

    Jan Deutsch: An Appreciation
             Musing as I do on occasion about the legal academics who have most influenced my way of thinking about law, Jan Deutsch is one of the top three. I can’t say that I was a…
Rank this Week: 149

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 25

    August 26, 2016

    August 26, 2016
  • Aug 25

    USM regents may change policies after Caret bonu

    USM regents may change policies after Caret bonu
    After a $75,000 bonus and $30,000 salary increase awarded to University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert L. Caret earlier this year drew criticism from lawmakers, the system’s Board of Regents will consider changing its policies.…
  • Aug 25

    Baltimore lifts restrictions on proposed Under Armour campus site

    Baltimore lifts restrictions on proposed Under Armour campus site
    Baltimore’s Planning Commission approved amendments to the restrictions governing what can be developed on a portion of Port Covington to make way for Under Armour’s proposed campus. The commission approved changes to the…
Rank this Week: 168

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Aug 25

    Clinton Foundation’s Real Sin Was Helping Black And Brown Foreigners Instead Of Puppie

    Clinton Foundation’s Real Sin Was Helping Black And Brown Foreigners Instead Of Puppie
    To believe that the Clinton Foundation represents corruption on the part of Hillary Clinton requires you to believe that wealthy foreigners would not make philanthropic donations to help predominately black and brown people in poor nations.
  • Aug 25

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.25.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.25.16
    * A lawsuit by New York Giants player Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN will go forward. The firework enthusiast is mad ESPN reporter Adam Schefter tweeted out a pic of the x-ray of his hand after an accident last Fourth of July. [The Hollywood…
  • Aug 25

    The Perfect Response For When A Trial Lawyer Has Had It Up To Here

    The Perfect Response For When A Trial Lawyer Has Had It Up To Here
    Ever wish you could come up with a line this smooth?
Rank this Week: 7

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Attention Media: Trump Is A Bigot. He Is Not Trying To Appeal To People Of Color

    Attention Media: Trump Is A Bigot. He Is Not Trying To Appeal To People Of Color
    I woke up to an NPR teaser informing me that Donald Trump is reaching out to African Americans.  All over the media the last few days have appeared reports of a Trump Pivot -- a move towards a kinder, gentler Trump who is…
  • Aug 25

    Swiftboating Hillary . . . Again

    Swiftboating Hillary . . . Again
    Republicans with the complicity of the so-called liberal media, are expert at undermining Democratic candidates on the basis of bogus allegations that are repeated so often they become part of the political fabric.  Al Gore said he…
  • Aug 19

    Trump Exposed

    Trump Exposed
    "NYC Parks stands firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks, no matter how small." -- Parks Department spokesperson Sam BiedermanThe statues of a grotesque, flabby, emasculated Trump that appeared in public spaces on Thursday in…
Rank this Week: 158

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 25

    Introducing OLYMPE’s first collective book: “Féminisme(s) et droit international” (2016)

    Introducing OLYMPE’s first collective book: “Féminisme(s) et droit international” (2016)
    A few months ago, OLYMPE, the network for francophone feminist studies in international law and relations, published its first collective opus. Entitled Féminisme(s) et droit international. Études du réseau Olympe…
  • Aug 24

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!
    There is obviously no better place than the IntLawGrrls blog to introduce to the anglophone world the first research network for francophone feminist studies in international law, OLYMPE, and its recent first collective publication, released…
  • Aug 24

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Bérénice K. Schramm as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Bérénice is a Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. Currently based at SOAS’ Centre…
Rank this Week: 50

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
  • Aug 25

    The Mind on Trial

    The Mind on Trial
    Susanna Blumenthal’s impressive Law and the Modern Mind:  Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture, offers an important reconceptualization of the legal history of responsibility as it played out in nineteenth…
  • Aug 25

    Honoring a Civil Rights Pioneer

    Honoring a Civil Rights Pioneer
    I wanted to link to this op-ed by my friend Amanda Tyler on Mitsuye Endo, one of the plaintiffs who challenged the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
  • Aug 25

    Vergara and the Future of Liberal Constitutionalism

    Vergara and the Future of Liberal Constitutionalism
    The other day the California Supreme Court decided not to grant review in Vergara v. California, which raised the issue of whether state law regarding teaching tenure violates the equal protection rights of students (basically, by…
Rank this Week: 78

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/
  • Aug 25

    Adler on Chevron

    Adler on Chevron
    Jonathan H. Adler (Case Western Reserve University School of Law) has posted Restoring Chevron's Domain (81 Missouri Law Review (Forthcoming, 2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For some three decades, Chevron USA v. Natural Resources…
  • Aug 25

    Aloni on the Sharing Economy & Pluralism

    Aloni on the Sharing Economy & Pluralism
    Erez Aloni (Whittier Law School) has posted Pluralizing the Sharing Economy (Washington Law Review, Vol. 91, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The so-called “sharing economy” presents one of the most important and controversial…
  • Aug 25

    Ferzan & Westen on Rape

    Ferzan & Westen on Rape
    Kimberly Kessler Ferzan and Peter K. Westen (University of Virginia, School of Law and University of Michigan Law School) have posted How to Think (Like a Lawyer) About Rape (Criminal Law and Philosophy (forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 29

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 745

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Aug 25

    Second Circuit to Amazon.com: You Didn't Require a Click, So Your Arbitration Agreement May Not Stick

    Second Circuit to Amazon.com: You Didn't Require a Click, So Your Arbitration Agreement May Not Stick
    I have to admit that there are a lot of things I love about Amazon.com. That it tries to require its customers to arbitrate their claims and waive the right to participate in class actions is not one of them....
  • Aug 25

    Kudzu.com has restored review of Mitul Patel

    Kudzu.com has restored review of Mitul Patel
    When I first posted about the bogus court order compelling the removal of Matthew Chan's reviews of Mitul Patel from five web sites, I criticized Kudzu.com for removing the version of the review that was posted there without giving any...
  • Aug 24

    FTC settlement bans company from debt collection busine

    FTC settlement bans company from debt collection busine
    The Federal Trade Commission announced today: A debt collector and his companies will be banned from the debt collection business under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the Attorney General of the State of New York, which…
Rank this Week: 182

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Aug 25

    Assorted Stupidity #94

    Assorted Stupidity #94
    In this edition: a couple of tips on faking your own death, spokespeople at work, a steakhouse surprise, and a pseudo-brilliant judicial-disqualification strategy.        Related StoriesAssorted…
  • Aug 23

    Good Reason to Kill #63: Golfing Too Slowly

    Good Reason to Kill #63: Golfing Too Slowly
    Sure, this sport looks peaceful, but never let down your guard.        Related StoriesGood Reason to Kill #62: Smirked When You Asked About That Viking Battle AxeGood Reason to Kill #61: Insisted the…
  • Aug 22

    U.S. Patent No. 269,766: Do You Feel Lucky, Varmint?

    U.S. Patent No. 269,766: Do You Feel Lucky, Varmint?
    Not so much "Dirty Harry" as "The Outlaw Josey Wales," I guess, but that's the quote that came to mind.        Related StoriesGood Reason to Kill #58: Star Wars Spoiler 
Rank this Week: 289

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 80