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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

http://news.wustl.edu/_layouts/WUSTL.SharePoint.WebParts/CustomFeed.aspx?xsl=1&web=/schools/Law&page=ffd03ae5-7e53-44de-89b3-4672f3ea5710&wp=afe32abc-2fc9-4eac-80d2-26a459662960
  • Nov 10

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • Apr 21

    Media Advisory: John Paul Stevens on campus April 25

    Media Advisory: John Paul Stevens on campus April 25
    At 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis and the Assembly Series welcomes to campus John Paul Stevens, who served as an associate justice on the Supreme Court for 35 years until his retirement in…
  • Apr 18

    Are we there yet?

    Are we there yet?
    The six Washington University students who went to the Conference of the Parties (COP21) climate negotiations in Paris are well prepared, resilient, tough-minded and in this fight for the duration. The post Are we there yet? appeared…
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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…
  • May 1

    Court Enters Final Judgments in Sky Capital Boiler Room Case

    Court Enters Final Judgments in Sky Capital Boiler Room Case
    Going Public LawyerThe Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that on April 8th the Honorable Paul A. Crotty of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York entered final judgments on…
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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: 569

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…
  • Apr 30

    Oppenheimer Still Has Substantial Funds in Puerto Rico Municipal Bond Debt

    Oppenheimer Still Has Substantial Funds in Puerto Rico Municipal Bond Debt
    According to InvestmentNews, even with Puerto Rico heading toward default on its $72 billion in municipal debt, there are a number of funds that continue to hold the U.S. Territory’s bonds in their portfolios, such as the: · …
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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 28

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 4

    New Details in Prince Death Investigation

    New Details in Prince Death Investigation
    The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports new details in the investigation into the death of Prince. It sounds like an intervention was in the works. Andrew Kornfeld was one of the three people at Paisley Park the morning Prince was…
  • May 4

    Navy Seals in Gunfight Against ISIS

    Navy Seals in Gunfight Against ISIS
    The Navy Seal who died yesterday in a shootout with ISIS is Charles Keating IV, grandson of the late Congressman who was convicted and served jail time the 1980's savings and loan scandal Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles H.…
  • May 4

    Kasich Drops Out

    Kasich Drops Out
    John Kasich is back in Ohio where he will announce his withdrawal from the race for the Republican presidential nomination at 5:00 pm (ET.) Trump will be the Republican nominee. Now come the expressions of shock, awe, and more importantly,…
Rank this Week: 3

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Never Say Forever: Music Master Ownership

    Never Say Forever: Music Master Ownership
    Dear Rich: The term "in perpetuity" appears in record contracts quite often in regard to ownership of masters yet that same term is quite often the subject of many problems, in particular as they relate to the statute of frauds. I am in the…
  • Apr 27

    Why Can't I Post Erotic Fiction About a Real Celebrity?

    Why Can't I Post Erotic Fiction About a Real Celebrity?
    Dear Rich: I wrote a short satirical erotica series about a C-List public figure. She already knows as she mentioned me in an online magazine article. One digital publishing platform removed these works because "publishing erotica regarding…
  • Apr 20

    Can Publisher Say What is Fair Use?

    Can Publisher Say What is Fair Use?
    Dear Rich: I'm an academic co-editing a book with a major university press. Out of an abundance of caution, our editor requested we check on permissions for a number of quotations, etc., with the original publishers. None were an issue til…
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Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Becker v. Becker Case Comment -- by Kimberly Walli

    Becker v. Becker Case Comment -- by Kimberly Walli
    [The following guest post was written by Kimberly Wallis also of Sabey Rule LLP.]In the recent British Columbia Supreme Court case of Becker v Becker, 2016 BCSC 487, the executor of the will of Ann Andrews sought to prove her will in solemn…
  • Apr 17

    Prince Edward County District Court-House and Gaol, Picton, Ontario

    Prince Edward County District Court-House and Gaol, Picton, Ontario
    I took these photographs last fall while visiting Prince Edward County in Ontario. The courthouse was the site of Sir John A. Macdonald's first trial, apparently defending himself on an assault charge. Here is a photograph of Sir John A. and…
  • Apr 9

    Kish v. Sobchak Estate: Application of Family Law to Wills Variation Case

    Kish v. Sobchak Estate: Application of Family Law to Wills Variation Case
    Wills variation cases in British Columbia and family law are related. The Family Law Act deals with division of property and support on the breakdown of marriages and common law relationships, while Part 4, Division 6 of the Wills, Estates…
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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/
  • May 4

    Steinzor on Criminal Law and the Environment

    Steinzor on Criminal Law and the Environment
    Rena I. Steinzor (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted How Criminal Law Can Help Save the Environment (Environmental Law, Vol. 46, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The nation is experiencing a white…
  • May 4

    Morse on Law and the Sciences of the Brain/Mind

    Morse on Law and the Sciences of the Brain/Mind
    Stephen Morse (University of Pennsylvania Law School) has posted Law and the Sciences of the Brain/Mind (Oxford Handbook on Law and the Regulation of Technology, Oxford, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This chapter is a submission…
  • May 4

    Koehler on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

    Koehler on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    Mike Koehler (Southern Illinois University School of Law) has posted Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Statistics, Theories, Policies, and Beyond (Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 56, 2016, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Foreign…
Rank this Week: 105

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/
  • May 4

    To prevent pedestrian deaths and injuries in dangerous intersections New York city lawmakers are re-introducing the Barnes dance, an old crosswalk system

    To prevent pedestrian deaths and injuries in dangerous intersections New York city lawmakers are re-introducing the Barnes dance, an old crosswalk system
    To reduce pedestrian accidents at dangerous New York intersections, City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) wants to re-introduce an old crosswalk system named the Barnes Dance. The Barnes Dance is a system from the 60ies where all…
  • May 4

    3 people dead in NY plane accident

    3 people dead in NY plane accident
    Three people died in a plane accident in Long Island, NY. The passengers, two men and a woman had taken off from Myrtle Beach, SC and planned to land in Plainville Connecticut later on during the day. The airplane made a distress call to air…
  • May 4

    Window washer falls to his death in New York

    Window washer falls to his death in New York
    A window washer died on Monday in New York. The 57 year old worker was cleaning the windows of a building in the Upper East Side located on East 81st Street between Lexington and Park Ave. He fell off a third-story ledge and died. In New York…
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Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Cass Sunstein and Star War

    Cass Sunstein and Star War
    Karen Sloan of the National Law Journal has published this interview with Harvard Law's Cass Sunstein on the subject of law and Star Wars, and his new book, The World According to Star Wars. Among the revelations: Professor Sunstein's…
  • May 4

    Wagemans on a Periodic Table of Argument

    Wagemans on a Periodic Table of Argument
    Jean H. M. Wagemans, University of Amsterdam, has published Constructing a Periodic Table of Arguments. Here is the abstract. The existing classifications of arguments are unsatisfying in a number of ways. This paper proposes an alternative…
  • May 4

    Zwart on Transplantation Medicine, Organ-Theft Films, and Bodily Integrity

    Zwart on Transplantation Medicine, Organ-Theft Films, and Bodily Integrity
    Hub Zwart, Radbout University Nijmegen, Faculty of Science, ISIS, has published Transplantation Medicine, Organ-Theft Cinema and Bodily Integrity. Subjectivity at DOI:10.1057/sub.2016.1. Here is the abstract. Transplantation medicine…
Rank this Week: 64

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

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • May 4

    It's Not Defamatory To Call A Lawyer A Liar

    It's Not Defamatory To Call A Lawyer A Liar
    The Virgin Islands Supreme Court has held that calling an attorney a liar on a website was not defamatory On appeal from a Superior Court order holding a defamation defendant in contempt for failing to comply with an earlier order...
  • May 4

    Third Time No Charm

    Third Time No Charm
    The California State Bar Court Review Department has recommended disbarment of an attorney for unauthorized practice while suspended. This is Michael R. Carver’s third disciplinary matter since his 1999 admission to the State Bar of…
  • May 3

    Oklahoma Accepts Resignation Of Attorney Who Sexually Abused His Daughter

    Oklahoma Accepts Resignation Of Attorney Who Sexually Abused His Daughter
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court accepted the resignation of a Tulsa attorney who admitted that he had sexually abused his daughter. In the affidavit, Lewis acknowledges that the OBA has opened grievance DC 16-054 against him and that the grievance…
Rank this Week: 542

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/
  • May 4

    “Petition urges investigation into US election agency led by former Kobach appointee”

    “Petition urges investigation into US election agency led by former Kobach appointee”
    AP: More than 116,000 people have signed an online petition urging the inspector general to investigate what it calls voter suppression at a federal government agency entrusted with making voting more accessible. … Continue reading…
  • May 4

    “The Distillery: Resurrecting Political Equality”

    “The Distillery: Resurrecting Political Equality”
    Johanna Kalb at the Brennan Center: In May, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online will publish a series of essays examining the role that political equality could play in the Supreme Court’s campaign finance…
  • May 4

    “Judge challenges attorneys as campaign finance trial wraps up”

    “Judge challenges attorneys as campaign finance trial wraps up”
    Alaska Dispatch News: A weeklong trial in a lawsuit challenging the state’s campaign contribution limits came to a close Tuesday, with U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess asking probing questions of attorneys defending the state’s…
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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 4

    Clinton Fires 1st General Election Salvo

    Clinton Fires 1st General Election Salvo
    Clinton calls Trump a unifier. Click the link, it’s worth it. PS. If anyone knows how to embed that sort of video in WordPress, please share.
  • May 2

    Got Me

    Got Me
    Dolphin Expressway to be Converted to 15 Consecutive Miles of Toll Booths The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) announced on Monday that it plans to greatly expand the number of toll plazas along State Road 836. The plan, which will take…
  • Apr 29

    Carter Coal Live

    Carter Coal Live
    The DC Circuit issued a major separation of powers ruling today in Ass’n of American Railroads v. DOT. The main part of the opinion adopts a view of the non-delegation doctrine that I explained and relied on as part of … Continue…
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taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • May 4

    Taxpayers Across The Country Reporting Uptick In IRS & Tax-Related Scam

    Taxpayers Across The Country Reporting Uptick In IRS & Tax-Related Scam
    Even as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) have continued to warn taxpayers about IRS impersonation scams, fraudsters are still making the rounds, attempting to steal money…
  • May 4

    Police Called After Student Tries To Buy Lunch With $2 Bill

    Police Called After Student Tries To Buy Lunch With $2 Bill
    An eighth grader got more than she bargained for - but not her chicken nuggets - when she tried to buy lunch with a $2 bill.
  • May 3

    Tax Season Remains Open For Many Tax Exempt Organization

    Tax Season Remains Open For Many Tax Exempt Organization
    Although the filing deadline for individuals has passed, tax season isn't over just yet. Monday, May 16, 2016, marks the filing deadline for many tax-exempt organizations.
Rank this Week: 291

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • May 4

    Attorney’s Fees in Will Contest

    Attorney’s Fees in Will Contest
    William Anderson v. Laura McDonough, Personal Representative of the Estate of Helen E. Anderson (41 Fla.L.Weekly D884b), April 15, 2016 In a recent opinion, the Second District Court of Appeals held that the personal representative of an…
  • Feb 22

    Inter Vivos Transfers and Indispensable Partie

    Inter Vivos Transfers and Indispensable Partie
    A decedent’s estate was not an indispensable party to a civil action seeking to invalidate inter vivos transfers for undue influence. Parker v. Parker, — So.3d — (Fla. 4th DCA 2016) (41 Fla. L. Weekly D310a) The Decedent,…
  • Jan 20

    RETROACTIVE DUE PROCESS IN PROBATE

    RETROACTIVE DUE PROCESS IN PROBATE
    Typically, when the Supreme Court of the United States announces a new Rule of Federal Constitutional Law dealing with due process, the new Rules are applied retroactively.  However, Florida probate courts are left with the power and…
Rank this Week: 230

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 4

    Patient Catches Fire in Operating Room at N.Y. Hospital

    Patient Catches Fire in Operating Room at N.Y. Hospital
    NYU Langone Medical Center was investigated by the state after a patient caught fire during surgery; the facility was cited due to lapses in safety procedures and communication.  The fire took place in December 2014 when a medical…
  • Apr 26

    Distracted Driving Distracts You for Longer Than You Think

    Distracted Driving Distracts You for Longer Than You Think
    A recent Triple AAA Foundation for Traffic (“Triple AAA”) study draws attention to the risks of distracted driving. Distracted driving refers to drivers who talk, text, and dial, including hands-free devices, while operating…
  • Apr 20

    Has Your Doctor Been Sued for Medical Malpractice?

    Has Your Doctor Been Sued for Medical Malpractice?
    Americans file approximately 17,000 medical malpractice claims a year. Studies have shown that 75% of doctors in low-risk specialties have faced a medical malpractice claim in their career with the number shooting up to 99% of doctors in…
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    New Volume: Anuário Brasileiro de Direito Internacional

    New Volume: Anuário Brasileiro de Direito Internacional
    The latest volumes of the Anuário Brasileiro de Direito Internacional (Vol. 10, nos. 1 & 2, 2015) are out. Contents include:Aline de Oliveira Moreira & Luciana Diniz Durães Pereira, O Alto Comissariado das…
  • May 4

    Proulx: Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organ

    Proulx: Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organ
    Vincent-Joël Proulx (National Univ. of Singapore - Law) has published Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs (Oxford Univ. Press 2016). Here's the abstract: Since the 9/11 attacks, international…
  • May 4

    Conference: Integration and International Dispute Resolution in Small State

    Conference: Integration and International Dispute Resolution in Small State
    On May 19-20, 2016, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the Queen Mary Centre for Small States, and the Open University Law School will hold a conference on "Integration and International Dispute Resolution in Small…
Rank this Week: 15

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 4

    Using Social Security In A Post File-And-Suspend Era

    Using Social Security In A Post File-And-Suspend Era
    The file-and-suspend technique for Social Security has recently been done away with and that is causing people to scramble to find a new strategy. Under the previous rules married couples could take advantage of this technique. “Upon…
  • May 4

    Should The Estate Tax Be Done Away With?

    Should The Estate Tax Be Done Away With?
    The federal estate, gift and generation skipping transfer tax turned 100 recently. This tax is often called the “death tax” by pundits. In this column Ryan Ellis argues for why he thinks the “death tax” should be done away with....
  • May 4

    Ways To Combat Elder Financial Abuse

    Ways To Combat Elder Financial Abuse
    Elder financial abuse is becoming an epidemic, and the problem is only going to get worse as the elderly population continues to grow. This article discusses some ways to combat the scourge of con artists taking advantage of senior…
Rank this Week: 23

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    OCBA Appellate Section Program May 5

    OCBA Appellate Section Program May 5
    ORANGE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION APPELLATE LAW SECTIONThursday, May 5, 2016 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.Yeah, it's Cinco de Mayo...but just have a taco instead!Justice David A. ThompsonCourt of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three…
  • May 4

    Riverside County Bar Truefiling program May 24

    Riverside County Bar Truefiling program May 24
    Tuesday05/24/2016Noon to 1:30 PMAppellate Law Section "Truefiling Training"Provided by Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Two In June 2016, e-filing through ImageSoft'sTrueFiling system will be mandatory for allattorneys in the…
  • May 4

    Reasons for tentative ruling

    Reasons for tentative ruling
    Last week's DJ ran a letter to the editor by attorney John K. Haggerty of Santa Clara captioned Appellate Courts Could Help Out Counsel with Draft Opinions. The letter makes several thoughtful points:First, some practitioners are afraid to…
Rank this Week: 94

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 4

    ALA report provides practical advice about adopting 3D printers in librarie

    ALA report provides practical advice about adopting 3D printers in librarie
    “The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) today released Progress in the Making: Librarians’ Practical 3D Printing Questions Answered. Co-authored by 3DPrint360 CEO Zach Lichaa…
  • May 4

    Yad Vashem Transport Project: Rationale and Terminology

    Yad Vashem Transport Project: Rationale and Terminology
    “Since 2007 the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem has been studying the transports as an extensive phenomenon that transcended individual states, rather than in the context of a study of the Holocaust in a…
  • May 4

    Medical error the third leading cause of death in the US

    Medical error the third leading cause of death in the US
    “Medical error is not included on death certificates or in rankings of cause of death. Martin Makary and Michael Daniel assess its contribution to mortality and call for better reporting.” BMJ 2016;353:i2139 doi: 10.1136/bmj.i2139…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 240

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 4

    Emerging security challenges require norm development, State lawyer say

    Emerging security challenges require norm development, State lawyer say
    At first blush, today’s security challenges may seem familiar. Yet they are new – emerging, in U.S. State Department parlance – because of the novel ways in which those challenges present themselves. So explained Mallory…
  • Apr 29

    May 2 Event in DC: Common Challenges to Diverse Security Threats: A Conversation with Mallory Stewart

    May 2 Event in DC: Common Challenges to Diverse Security Threats: A Conversation with Mallory Stewart
    On Monday, May 2, at 5:30 p.m. at Tillar House in Washington D.C., the Dean Rusk International Law Center will co-sponsor “Common Challenges to Diverse Security Threats: A Conversation with Mallory Stewart.” The event will feature…
  • Apr 27

    Patrick Stewart sketch: What Has the ECHR Ever Done For Us?

    Patrick Stewart sketch: What Has the ECHR Ever Done For Us?
    With inspiration from Monty Python’s Life of Brian (“What have the Romans ever done for us?“), Patrick Stewart weighs in on the call by Home Secretary Theresa May and others for the UK to withdraw from…
Rank this Week: 53

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 203

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 4

    George Mason Faculty Ask University to Suspend Renaming of Law School After Scalia

    George Mason Faculty Ask University to Suspend Renaming of Law School After Scalia
    George Mason University's faculty governing body on Wednesday called on its administration to suspend the naming of the law school after Justice Antonin Scalia.
  • May 4

    Obama Administration Using Civil Sanctions to Go After Leaker

    Obama Administration Using Civil Sanctions to Go After Leaker
    The Obama administration is using more than criminal laws to crackdown on national security leaks but also wielding civil sanctions against government officials suspected of disclosing classified information.
  • May 4

    Law Deans Unite to Support Arizona Law’s GRE Acceptance

    Law Deans Unite to Support Arizona Law’s GRE Acceptance
    Drama is heating up over the Law School Admission Council's step to potentially kick University of Arizona College of Law out of its network if the school continues to accept the GRE in lieu of its own test, the LSAT, for some students.
Rank this Week: 27

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • May 4

    Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition Law International Conference– Chisinau, MDA

    Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition Law International Conference– Chisinau, MDA
    The Allerhand Institute in partnership with the Moldova Competition Council is organizing the “Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition Law“ International Conference in Chisinau. The conference co-financed by the…
  • May 4

    CFP: Tenth Annual Health Law Symposium– Chicago, IL

    CFP: Tenth Annual Health Law Symposium– Chicago, IL
    The Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy and Annals of Health Law invite original research paper submissions on innovations in life sciences and stakeholder and agency responses for presentation...
  • May 4

    The Copyright Society of the USA Annual Meeting– Boston, MA

    The Copyright Society of the USA Annual Meeting– Boston, MA
    The Copyright Society of the USA will hold its Annual Meeting on June 12 – June 14, 2016 in Boston, MA.The Copyright Society of the USA, a non-profit organization established in 1953,...
Rank this Week: 39

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/
  • May 4

    Peters on Proportionality & Global Constitutionalism

    Peters on Proportionality & Global Constitutionalism
    Anne Peters (Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law; University of Basel - Faculty of Law) has posted Proportionality as a Global Constitutional Principle on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper shows that…
  • May 4

    von Bogdandy on "Comparative Matters" by Hirschl

    von Bogdandy on "Comparative Matters" by Hirschl
    Armin von Bogdandy (Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law) has posted Comparative Constitutional Law as a Social Science? A Hegelian Reaction to Ran…
  • May 4

    Owen on the Protection of Little Streams & the Evolution of Environmental Law

    Owen on the Protection of Little Streams & the Evolution of Environmental Law
    Dave Owen (University of California - Hastings College of the Law) has posted Little Streams and the Continuing Transformation of Environmental Law (Utah Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the past two decades, federal…
Rank this Week: 16

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • May 4

    Washington Post: The Problems with Multitasking

    Washington Post: The Problems with Multitasking
    Multitasking is actually kind of a problem — for kids and adults by Hayley Tsukayama. Excerpts: But Michael Robb, the group’s director of research, said multitasking should no longer be seen as “some desirable trait that makes you the…
  • May 4

    Restrooms for Transgender Student

    Restrooms for Transgender Student
    From Education Week: A federal appeals court's decision to side with a transgender student who sued after his school restricted his restroom access could have far-reaching implications for schools around the country that have lacked legal…
  • May 3

    Teaching (About) Mindfulness: A Tale of Two Courses by Peter H. Huang

    Teaching (About) Mindfulness: A Tale of Two Courses by Peter H. Huang
    Teaching (About) Mindfulness: A Tale of Two Courses by Peter H. Huang. Abstract: "To practice mindfulness is to pay attention in a curious, deliberate, kind, and non-judgmental way to life as it unfolds each moment. Mindfulness is…
Rank this Week: 885

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 4

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CMS, Apple trademarks, and Talcum Powder

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CMS, Apple trademarks, and Talcum Powder
    Well we’re halfway through the week, it’s “Star Wars” day (“May the Fourth be with you”), and we’re starting to see a lot of coverage of CMS’ latest announcement. Also check out my story this…
  • May 3

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Puerto Rico, EEOC, and Arbitration

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Puerto Rico, EEOC, and Arbitration
    And here we are again. Over on LXBN I’ve got a post up about whether cybersecurity is a big problem for small firms or not. And if you want an example of blogging on a beat, be sure to check …
  • May 3

    Google’s “Posts” for direct publishing is not for most

    Google’s “Posts” for direct publishing is not for most
    Google is testing a new feature that enables publishers and marketers to publish directly to the search engine.  Sounds great. Publish onto Google without having a publishing site of your own and achieve high search engine…
Rank this Week: 21

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Injury Crash on Interstate 15 near Blackfoot

    Injury Crash on Interstate 15 near Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • May 4

    Injury Crash on State Highway 39 in near Blackfoot

    Injury Crash on State Highway 39 in near Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • May 4

    Injury Crash Near Caldwell

    Injury Crash Near Caldwell
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 117

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 7

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 4

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense
    Sonia Katyal writes for The New York Times, May 4, 2016 Brands and trade symbols are not just pictures. They implicate the very force of identity, which can form and recode itself according to the dynamic pull of public culture. But there are…
  • May 4

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime
    Franklin Zimring quoted in The Washington Post, May 4, 2016 “If you and I are selling drugs on the street, we’re both going to want the best corner, and if we have a conflict about who got there first, we’re not going to put…
  • May 3

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, May 3, 2016 Mr. Pulte’s interests are divided, as he has hedged his own stock holdings in the company and borrowed heavily against them, leaving one to wonder whether he is acting…
Rank this Week: 61

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 4

    Extended commentary assails prosecutorial power enabled by federal mandatory minimum

    Extended commentary assails prosecutorial power enabled by federal mandatory minimum
    Amos Irwin, who serves as Chief of Staff at the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation (CJPF), has this lengthy new Huffington Post commentary headlined "The Laws that Betrayed Their Makers: Why Mandatory Minimums Still Exist." H ere…
  • May 4

    Ninth Circuit explains why disappearing does not get one out of a plea agreement or a mandatory minimum sentence

    Ninth Circuit explains why disappearing does not get one out of a plea agreement or a mandatory minimum sentence
    A little criminal decision handed down by the Ninth Circuit today brought to my mind the Woody Allen quote that half of life is just showing up. Specifically, US v. Ornelas, No. 14-50533 (9th Cir. May 4, 2016) (available here),...
  • May 4

    "Should His PTSD Keep Him From Death Row?"

    "Should His PTSD Keep Him From Death Row?"
    The question in the title of this post is from the second part of the headline of this Mother Jones article. The first part of the headline explains "An Ex-Marine Killed Two People in Cold Blood," and here is how...
Rank this Week: 745

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • May 4

    CEOs and Social Justice Warrior

    CEOs and Social Justice Warrior
    Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal featured a front page article about an apparently increasing number of CEOs of public companies who use their companies’ resources, and wield their companies’ resources as a…
  • Apr 30

    Supreme Court Clarifies Duties of Delaware Director

    Supreme Court Clarifies Duties of Delaware Director
    The Delaware Supreme Court has provided clarity about the duties of directors of Delaware corporations who are appointed by particular stockholders. In OptimisCorp v. Waite, Del. Supr., No. 523, 2015 (2016), Delaware’s high court issued…
  • Apr 18

    Supreme Court Raises Threshold to Sue Non-Delaware Corporations in Delaware

    Supreme Court Raises Threshold to Sue Non-Delaware Corporations in Delaware
     The Delaware Supreme Court decided today, over a dissenting opinion, that a non-Delaware corporation cannot be sued in Delaware, even if it is registered to do business in Delaware, if the basis for the suit against it in Delaware is…
Rank this Week: 222

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    The CAFC and the case of the misleading ellipsi

    The CAFC and the case of the misleading ellipsi
    From a footnote in the Rhoads case (lost by appellant Rhoads):Rhoads uses a somewhat misleading ellipsis tosuggest that the Examiner conceded that Davis did nottransmit electronic information to the device to cause thedevice to execute an…
  • May 3

    Michelle Obama on NCIS

    Michelle Obama on NCIS
    Per the previews, NCIS on 3 May 2016 discussed "Joining Forces" at the 24 minute mark, and Michelle Obamaappeared at the 53 minute mark. Character Gibbs said "Honor to serve ma'am".The underlying issue was the lack of bar reciprocity…
  • May 3

    Washington Post not telling full story on Cuozzo/IPR?

    Washington Post not telling full story on Cuozzo/IPR?
    From a Washington Post piece on the Cuozzo case, and the ambiguities left by Congress as to IPR in the AIA:The problem: Congress never told the agency [USPTO] how it was supposed to review contested patents, so the Patent Office decided to…
Rank this Week: 40

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 4

    May 5, 2016

    May 5, 2016
  • May 4

    Sex abuse victims, N.Y. lawmakers push for right to sue molester

    Sex abuse victims, N.Y. lawmakers push for right to sue molester
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New Yorkers who were molested as children joined lawmakers and advocates in a two-day rally for lifting the state’s statute of limitations on suing abusers, saying the law closing the window at age 23 guarantees…
  • May 4

    Medifast Q1 income dips, but revenue projections boosted

    Medifast Q1 income dips, but revenue projections boosted
    In first three months of 2016, Medifast saw a slight drop in income over the same period last year, with earnings of $0.36 per diluted share, or $4.3 million, compared with $4.4 million in 2015, the company announced Wednesday. Nonetheless,…
Rank this Week: 115

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 187

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Library of Parliament Legislative Summarie

    Library of Parliament Legislative Summarie
    Library of Parliament legislative summaries for some of the federal bills of the current session have started to appear on the parliamentary website.The summaries contain background and analysis of bills in front of the House of Commons and…
  • May 3

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for April 16-30, 2016 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list. 
  • May 2

    13 Questions With Kathleen Scheaffer University of Toronto Librarian

    13 Questions With Kathleen Scheaffer University of Toronto Librarian
    The librarianship.ca website has a series of librarian profiles called 13 Questions With ...Here is the most recent one with Kathleen Scheaffer, Librarian, Outreach and Instructional Services Coordinator, Faculty of Information, University of…
Rank this Week: 184

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    [UPDATED] DOJ Civil Rights Division letter accusing North Carolina of violating Title VII by discriminating against transgender employee

    [UPDATED] DOJ Civil Rights Division letter accusing North Carolina of violating Title VII by discriminating against transgender employee
    Vanita Gupta, the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, sent this letter today to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, informing him of DOJ's conclusion that North Carolina is…
  • May 4

    The End of the Reagan Coalition

    The End of the Reagan Coalition
    The Republican National Convention is shaping up to be the biggest event of its kind since Jonestown. There will be plenty of time to digest the meaning of Trump's nomination for the Supreme Court's future (in other words, more liberal…
  • Apr 28

    Constructing Constitutional Authority

    Constructing Constitutional Authority
    Governor Greg Abbott of Texas is in the news again.  After endorsing Sandy's project of calling for a constitutional convention, he recently spoke at an event on the state's challenge to the President's plan on illegal immigration and…
Rank this Week: 380

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: 453

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • May 4

    Gary Haindel Involved in Litigation

    Gary Haindel Involved in Litigation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that Louisiana-based Sterne Agee Financial Services broker/adviser Gary Haindel is the subject of a pending customer complaint.…
  • May 4

    Michael Norton (David Lerner Associates) Complaint

    Michael Norton (David Lerner Associates) Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that New York-based David Lerner Associates broker Michael Norton has received several closed or withdrawn customer complaints.…
  • May 4

    Jon Nicholson Complaint for Unsuitability

    Jon Nicholson Complaint for Unsuitability
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that Minnesota-based Woodbury Financial Services broker/adviser Jon Nicholson has been the subject of a customer complaint. The…
Rank this Week: 364