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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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 29

    SAC Capital Advisers Concludes Final Insider Trading Case By Agreeing to Pay $135M to Elan Corp. Investor

    SAC Capital Advisers Concludes Final Insider Trading Case By Agreeing to Pay $135M to Elan Corp. Investor
    Stephen A. Cohen and SAC Capital will pay a group of Elan Corp. investors $135M to settle their insider trading case against him and the firm. The plaintiffs had contended that sustained they financial losses because of insider trading that…
Rank this Week: 441

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

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

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 399

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/
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Dec 3

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant
    Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: County of Los Angeles v. Mendez: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit's “provocation” rule should be barred as it conflicts with Graham v. Connor…
  • Dec 3

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 3,414 Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects? John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary -…
  • Dec 2

    Chavis on Body-Mounted Police Camera

    Chavis on Body-Mounted Police Camera
    Kami Chavis (Wake Forest University Law School) has posted Body-Mounted Police Cameras: A Primer on Police Accountability vs. Privacy (Howard Law Journal, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Immediately following the shooting…
Rank this Week: 92

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/
Rank this Week: 417

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Dec 3

    Will the soon to be two-member SEC be able to act?

    Will the soon to be two-member SEC be able to act?
    Broc Romanek reminds us that with the impending resignation of Mary Jo White as SEC Chairman, there is likely to be a period in which the SEC has only two members. (No announcement yet of who Trump... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Dec 3

    Usha Rodrigues on America's Test Kitchen v. Kimball

    Usha Rodrigues on America's Test Kitchen v. Kimball
    Like Usha Rodrigues, I'm a big fan of Cook's Illustrated and the rest of the American test Kitchen family. Christopher Kimball, however, not so much. I always found him a bit too prissy and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Nov 30

    Dealing with Trump's conflicts of interest (the DGCL 144/SOX 406 analogy)

    Dealing with Trump's conflicts of interest (the DGCL 144/SOX 406 analogy)
    Milan Markovic writes On Trump and Divestment: I, like many, am very concerned that the President-Elect's business interests will interfere with the performance of his duties as President. While... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 279

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 23

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

Covers animal law and animal rights. By Gary L. Francione.

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
  • Dec 3

    Thought of the Day: Single-Issue Campaigns and Why We Should Reject Them

    Thought of the Day: Single-Issue Campaigns and Why We Should Reject Them
    This was originally published on December 3, 2016 on the Abolitionist Approach Facebook page. ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about nonviolence to other sentient…
  • Dec 1

    Thought of the Day: Why Animal Welfare Reform is Not Helping Animal

    Thought of the Day: Why Animal Welfare Reform is Not Helping Animal
    This was originally published on December 1, 2016 on the Abolitionist Approach Facebook page. ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about nonviolence to other sentient…
  • Nov 30

    Thought of the Day: Veganism as a Moral Imperative

    Thought of the Day: Veganism as a Moral Imperative
    This was originally published on November 29, 2016 on the Abolitionist Approach Facebook page. ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about nonviolence to other sentient…
Rank this Week: 659

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

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Dec 3

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination
    What’s a Clawbie?  You can click here for a lengthy explanation, or if you want to skip all that pesky reading what you really need to know is that Clawbies are annual law blog awards handed out following a top secret meeting…
  • Nov 28

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic PTSD

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic PTSD
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for post traumatic stress disorder as a result of a vehicle collision. In today’s case, (Harmati v. Williams) the Plaintiff was…
  • Nov 27

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Persistent Neck and Back Injurie

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Persistent Neck and Back Injurie
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for persistent back and neck injuries. In the recent case (Lally v. He) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2011 intersection collision…
Rank this Week: 50

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 3

    Philippine President: Trump Supports Policy of Slaughtering Drug Users and Dealer

    Philippine President: Trump Supports Policy of Slaughtering Drug Users and Dealer
    The Philippines has endorsed the slaughter of more than 5,000 suspected drug users and traffickers by police and vigilantes in the past five months. Philippine President Rodolfo Duterte encourages police and others (vigilantes) to…
  • Dec 2

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death
    It was 23 years ago today that Pablo Escobar was assassinated on a rooftop in Medellin, Colombia. Ex-DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena, who served as consultants to the series Narcos, are still cashing in, now embarking on a world…
  • Dec 2

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe
    Europol's counter-terrorism unit ECTC has released a new report on the changing tactics of ISIS. The report is called Changes in Modus Operandi of IS revisited and is available here. Among the key findings: [More...] In addition to…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Dec 3

    Invitan a responder la Encuesta Nacional Conricyt 2016

    Invitan a responder la Encuesta Nacional Conricyt 2016
    Ciudad de México.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- El Consorcio Nacional de Recursos de Información Científica y Tecnológica (Conricyt), del Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (Conacyt),…
  • Dec 3

    Juan Manuel Gutiérrez Méndez: experto en inteligencia artificial

    Juan Manuel Gutiérrez Méndez: experto en inteligencia artificial
    Xalapa, Veracruz.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).– Científico, miembro del cuerpo académico del Laboratorio Nacional de Informática Avanzada (Lania) y colaborador del Centro…
  • Dec 3

    Conoce el Programa de Donación de Cuerpo

    Conoce el Programa de Donación de Cuerpo
    Ciudad de México.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- “A lo sonoro llega la muerte, como un zapato sin pie, como un traje sin hombre, llega a golpear como un anillo sin piedra y sin dedo, llega a gritar sin boca, sin…
Rank this Week: 745

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Dec 3

    Statute of Limitations Bars Legal Malpractice Claim

    Statute of Limitations Bars Legal Malpractice Claim
    In Athena of S.C., LLC v. Macri, No. E2016-00224-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 14, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a Tennessee  legal malpractice claim on the basis that the claim was barred by the one-year statute…
  • Dec 2

    Notice and HIPAA Form Also Required for Re-Filed HCLA Claim

    Notice and HIPAA Form Also Required for Re-Filed HCLA Claim
    Tennessee Courts continue to make it clear that each time you re-file a previously dismissed Tennessee medical malpractice (now health care liability) claim, you must abide by the statutory requirements. In Cright v. Overly, No.…
  • Nov 23

    Suit Against Local Government Over Sewer Issue

    Suit Against Local Government Over Sewer Issue
    In Nickels v. Metropolitan Govt. of Nashville and Davidson County, No. M2015-01938-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Sept. 28, 2016), the Court of Appeals went through a thorough analysis of Tennessee’s  Governmental Tort Liability Act…
Rank this Week: 252

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 35

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 3

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    July 2016 California Bar Exam Carnage Law School Rankings By Job Placement Penn Prof: 10-15 Law Schools May Close Law School Dean Wants al-Qaeda To Go After The U.S. News Rankings Brooklyn Law School Sues Property Professor For Refusing To…
  • Dec 3

    Brooklyn Law School Sells Real Estate For $148m, Raising Endowment To $225m

    Brooklyn Law School Sells Real Estate For $148m, Raising Endowment To $225m
    New York Law Journal, Brooklyn Law School Sells Office Building for $76.5M: Brooklyn Law School has sold a downtown Brooklyn office building to a group of investors for $76.5 million. The move is the latest in the school's multi-year plan to…
  • Dec 3

    WSJ:Taxes Under Trump—Almost Everyone Pays Less, The Richest Pay A Lot Le

    WSJ:Taxes Under Trump—Almost Everyone Pays Less, The Richest Pay A Lot Le
    Wall Street Journal Tax Report: Taxes Under Trump: Almost Everyone Pays Less and the Richest Pay a Lot Less, by Laura Saunders: Steven Mnuchin, the likely next Treasury secretary, this week said rich U.S. taxpayers won’t get “an absolute…
Rank this Week: 36

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Dec 3

    Another detailed and depressing report on the harms of bad sentencing in the nation's capital

    Another detailed and depressing report on the harms of bad sentencing in the nation's capital
    The Washington Post has run a series of articles under the title Second-Chance City seeking to thoroughly "examine issues related to repeat violent offenders in the District of Columbia." The latest lengthy article in the series,…
  • Dec 2

    Reviewing another week of developments and questions from Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

    Reviewing another week of developments and questions from Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform
    Absent complaints from readers, I think I am going to return to my habit of closing up my "blogging work-week" in this space by providing a round-up of posts of note from blogging over at Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform....
  • Dec 2

    "The Right to Redemption: Juvenile Dispositions and Sentences"

    "The Right to Redemption: Juvenile Dispositions and Sentences"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper authored by my colleague Katherine Hunt Federle and now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: The punishment of juveniles remains a troubling yet under-theorized aspect of...
Rank this Week: 332

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Dec 3

    Who’s Your Favorite Dictator? - Taki's Magazine

    Who’s Your Favorite Dictator? - Taki's Magazine
    Just as everyone has his favorite crime, so everyone has his favorite dictator. For much of the 20th century, Fidel Castro was the darling of the intellectuals: partly because, like them, he was so slovenly in appearance, and partly…
  • Dec 3

    AFT Pledges to Support Immigrants in Face of Trump Presidency

    AFT Pledges to Support Immigrants in Face of Trump Presidency
    In the wake of Donald Trump winning the presidency after a campaign that often targeted and scapegoated immigrants, Latinos and Muslims, the AFT has pledged to take concrete action to assist these groups, with a particular emphasis on…
  • Dec 3

    GOP rep: Trump has 'extra-constitutional' view of presidency | TheHill

    GOP rep: Trump has 'extra-constitutional' view of presidency | TheHill
    Rep. Justin Amash Justin AmashGOP rep: Trump has 'extra-constitutional' view of presidency Flag burning is just another PR stunt for the media to cover Trump tweets about flag burning, setting off a battle MORE would be all too happy to...
Rank this Week: 223

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

Thoughts on Connecticut Law with a Side of Baseball. By Ryan McKeen.

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Dec 3

    Who Pays My Medical Bills After A Car Accident?

    Who Pays My Medical Bills After A Car Accident?
    Who pays my medical bills after a car accident in Connecticut? Empower yourself. Learn your rights. Get help. Call Ryan McKeen 860 471 8333 free consultation. The post Who Pays My Medical Bills After A Car Accident? appeared first on A…
  • Nov 20

    CT Car Accident Rental Law

    CT Car Accident Rental Law
    CT Car Accident Rental Law by Attorney Ryan McKeen A car accident shattered my world. I was driving along in a car that I loved. A car that I owned. One that worked fine. And suddenly it was mangled and undriveable. The body shop guy said it…
  • Nov 17

    Sue My Attorney

    Sue My Attorney
    Can I Sue My Attorney? Lawsuits against lawyers and attorneys are called “legal malpractice” cases. Lawyers can screw up in a number of ways. The most common errors that lawyers make are failing to file cases or notices in time…
Rank this Week: 853

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/
  • Dec 3

    Senator Kaine on the Forever War

    Senator Kaine on the Forever War
    Last Wednesday, Senator Tim Kaine devoted his first Senate speech since the election to the AUMF and the war against ISIL.  The occasion for the speech was the death Naval CPO Scott Dayton, a Virginian who was killed on Thanksgiving day…
  • Dec 3

    The Lawfare Podcast: Al-Shabaab Under the AUMF

    The Lawfare Podcast: Al-Shabaab Under the AUMF
    Earlier this week, the New York Times published a story by Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt, and Mark Mazzetti informing us that the Obama administration had changed its interpretation of the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military…
  • Dec 3

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Benjamin Wittes offered a defense of libertarian panic as a response to the Trump administration. He also shared journalist Jonathan Rauch’s query for input from Lawfare readers concerning how to identify when the Trump administration…
Rank this Week: 81

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Dec 3

    Supreme Court to hear cases about use of race in redistricting

    Supreme Court to hear cases about use of race in redistricting
    Photo by Molly Riley/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is returning to the familiar intersection of race and politics, in a pair of cases examining redistricting in North Carolina and Virginia. RELATED LINKSHigh court upholds…
  • Nov 30

    Supreme Court weighs bond hearings for detained immigrant

    Supreme Court weighs bond hearings for detained immigrant
    Visitors enter the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S. October 5, 2016. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters WASHINGTON — A seemingly divided Supreme Court on Wednesday tried to figure out whether the government can detain immigrants…
  • Nov 18

    Sessions known for tough stance on immigration — and failed judgeship

    Sessions known for tough stance on immigration — and failed judgeship
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And now for our in-depth look at President-elect Trump’s latest picks for his top jobs in his administration. We start with Senator Jeff Sessions, one of the most conservative U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1000

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Dec 3

    Carroll @erinccarroll13 on Balancing Newsworthiness and Privacy in the Age of Algorithm

    Carroll @erinccarroll13 on Balancing Newsworthiness and Privacy in the Age of Algorithm
    Erin C. Carroll, Georgetown University Law Center, has published Making News: Balancing Newsworthiness and Privacy in the Age of Algorithms. Here is the abstract. In deciding privacy lawsuits against media defendants, courts have for decades…
  • Dec 2

    Call For Nominations: 2017 Anthony Shadid Award, Center For Journalism Ethic

    Call For Nominations: 2017 Anthony Shadid Award, Center For Journalism Ethic
    Center for Journalism Ethics Announces 2017 Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Journalism Ethics seeks nominations for the Anthony Shadid Award for…
  • Nov 28

    MGM Goes To Court To Clear Rights For "Buckaroo Bonzai" TV Serie

    MGM Goes To Court To Clear Rights For "Buckaroo Bonzai" TV Serie
    MGM has filed a lawsuit against Earl MacRauch and Walter Richter, the writer and director, respectively, of the 1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, in order to proceed with a television series using the…
Rank this Week: 133

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 3

    "Resources: Potential U.S. Supreme Court Nominees of President-Elect Donald Trump."

    "Resources: Potential U.S. Supreme Court Nominees of President-Elect Donald Trump."
    "Resources: Potential U.S. Supreme Court Nominees of President-Elect Donald Trump." At the web site of The Institute for Intermediate Study, Andrew Hyman has created this resource concerning those 21 individuals on the President-elect's list…
  • Dec 3

    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case"

    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case"
    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times. Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court to Review Lexmark's Power to Prevent Resale of…
  • Dec 3

    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote"

    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote"
    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote": Michael Wines has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Rank this Week: 25

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Dec 3

    New Sheriff in Town Declares Bail System Unconstitutional

    New Sheriff in Town Declares Bail System Unconstitutional
    This past September the Texas Fair Defense Project, the law firm of Susan Godfrey (Houston), and the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, Equal Justice Under Law, filed a class action civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in…
  • Dec 3

    Racism and Human Indifference Leads to Unnecessary Jail Death

    Racism and Human Indifference Leads to Unnecessary Jail Death
    Sandra Bland was arrested for a minor traffic violation by a Texas state trooper in Waller County in July 2015. She was placed in the county jail. Three days later she was found hanging in her jail cell. This past… The post Racism and…
  • Nov 28

    Trump’s Fraud Allegations Don’t Stop at Trump U

    Trump’s Fraud Allegations Don’t Stop at Trump U
    Had our country elected Hillary Clinton, it would have made history. She would have been the first female president ever in the United States.   However, by electing Donald Trump, the country faced another moment in history: the first…
Rank this Week: 409

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 3

    Alice Drummond Dead: ‘Awakenings,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Actress Dies at 88

    Alice Drummond Dead: ‘Awakenings,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Actress Dies at 88
    “Although it is brief, perhaps her most famous role is in “Ghostbusters” playing the librarian who is terrified when books and pages begin to fly off the shelves. Later in the film she is comically interrogated by Bill…
  • Dec 3

    Libraries and archives fear Feds may press them for more user data

    Libraries and archives fear Feds may press them for more user data
    “Chalk up another group concerned about privacy and data security issues: libraries and archives.This week, the San Francisco-based Internet Archive announced a drive to raise $5 million to set up a mirror repository of the entire…
  • Nov 30

    ALA announces winners of the 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

    ALA announces winners of the 2016 I Love My Librarian Award
    “Today 10 librarians from across the country were honored with this year’s I Love My Librarian Award. The winning librarians were recognized for their exceptional contributions to transforming lives and communities through…
Rank this Week: 291

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Morimoto Restaurant Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

    Morimoto Restaurant Tied to Salmonella Outbreak
    Napa Valley Register reports several people reported getting sick with Salmonella after eating at Morimoto Napa last month, according to Napa County Public Health. There are at least six confirmed cases... Continue Reading
  • Nov 10

    Salmonella Tainted Cucumbers Pulled from Schools and Hospitals in California

    Salmonella Tainted Cucumbers Pulled from Schools and Hospitals in California
    Prime Time Produce has issued a voluntary product recall for certain lots of cucumbers delivered to multiple locations in Bakersfield due to potential salmonella contamination. These cucumbers may have been... Continue Reading
  • Nov 10

    Hawaiian Seaweed Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

    Hawaiian Seaweed Tied to Salmonella Outbreak
    More than two dozen people in Hawaii have been infected by Salmonella bacteria in an outbreak that is tentatively linked to seaweed (limu or ogo) from an unnamed farm on... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 672

Botulism Blog

Botulism Blog

Surveillance and analysis on Botulism news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark, LLP.

http://www.botulismblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Mackerel Recalled due to Botulism

    Mackerel Recalled due to Botulism
    The State Department of Environmental Agriculture and Markets is now warning consumers not to eat “Phil Am” brand Smoked Mackerel (Hasa Hasa) because the product was found to be uneviscerated.... Continue Reading
  • Oct 8

    Botulism Risk on Island Soups Company

    Botulism Risk on Island Soups Company
    FDA advises consumers to discard any soup products from Island Soups Company, Inc. of New York with Best Before dates between July 2015 and June 2018 because they have the... Continue Reading
  • Jun 14

    Botulism Outbreak at Mississippi Prison

    Botulism Outbreak at Mississippi Prison
    The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a botulism outbreak at the federal prison in Yazoo City after 17 inmates became ill from drinking homemade alcohol. Last week, the inmates... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 828

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Dec 3

    Sweet Grass Dairy Raw Milk Linked to Campylobacter Illnesse

    Sweet Grass Dairy Raw Milk Linked to Campylobacter Illnesse
    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is issuing a health alert for unpasteurized raw milk and raw milk products from Sweet Grass Dairy’s herd share, due to contamination with Campylobacter. Sweet Grass Dairy is located in Knox…
  • Dec 3

    Feedspot: Food Safety Blogs Best 30 List – Marler Blog and Food Poison Journal Made It

    Feedspot: Food Safety Blogs Best 30 List – Marler Blog and Food Poison Journal Made It
    From Feedspot:  The Best Food Safety blogs from thousands of top Food Safety blogs in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and…
  • Dec 1

    Golden Ponds Restaurant Sickens 60 in Greece New York

    Golden Ponds Restaurant Sickens 60 in Greece New York
    The Monroe County Department of Public Health has closed the Golden Ponds Restaurant and Party House, at 500 Long Pond Road in Greece. The restaurant was closed Friday after as many as 60 people reported being sick after eating at…
Rank this Week: 75

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled
    Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus (SKU #90642) and Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus (SKU #91107) with “USE BY” date codes up through... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advises consumers not to eat goat cheese products manufactured by Apple Tree Goat Dairy of Richfield, Penn. (Apple Tree), because the products have the... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk
    Royal Seafood Baza, Inc. of Staten, Island, New York is recalling various refrigerated ready to eat herring products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 256

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    What is ‘Reasonable Doubt,’ Alex? No, Seriously. What is it?

    What is ‘Reasonable Doubt,’ Alex? No, Seriously. What is it?
    State v. Levitt, 2016 VT 60By Andrew DelaneyMr. Levitt got convicted of simple assault and was put on probation. He appeals his conviction and most of his probation conditions. Ah—another probation-conditions appeal. We’ve already…
  • Dec 3

    Waste Not, Forfeit Not

    Waste Not, Forfeit Not
    Mongeon Bay Properties LLC v. Malletts Bay Homeowner’s Association, 2016 VT 64By Thomas M. Kester “Liquid sunshine” can dampen anyone’s camping spirit. Allan Sherman waxed that…
  • Nov 20

    Whose Line is it Anyway?

    Whose Line is it Anyway?
    I'm Mr. Seagull and I neitherapprove nor disapprove of this summary. I'm just a bird with an expression that vaguely resembles the famous McKayla Maroney shot from 2012State v. B.C., 2016 VT 66By Andrew DelaneyOnce a criminal…
Rank this Week: 750

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Dec 3

    Law Defining Art Gets an Update

    Law Defining Art Gets an Update
    Artist Bjarne Melgaard was stopped by Norway’s customs officials, who argued his 16 works did not constitute art. This is all too familiar after the infamous 1928 lawsuit Brancusi vs. United States,…
  • Nov 27

    Why Does Gerhard Richter Destroy His Own Artwork?

    Why Does Gerhard Richter Destroy His Own Artwork?
    German artist, Gerhard Richter, one of the most famous living contemporary artists today, has destroyed over 89 of his own pieces. While it may sound familiar to hear of an artist completing a work and promptly painting over it, Richter…
  • Nov 23

    Art & Law Program One of Eight Solid Alternatives to a Costly MFA

    Art & Law Program One of Eight Solid Alternatives to a Costly MFA
    The Art & Law Program has been listed as one of eight solid alternatives to MFA art programs. You can read more about it here and here.
Rank this Week: 151

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
Rank this Week: 289

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: 6

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 113

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Never too late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never too late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    Too busy making a list and checking it twice to keep up with IPKat this week? No problem, here is the 124th edition of Never Too Early For Christmas References Never Too Late.Festive Feline Level 100Rocket in the Patents Court: Napp…
  • Dec 2

    Next week - UK Supreme Court hears the Brexit case

    Next week - UK Supreme Court hears the Brexit case
    Next week, there is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become a UK constitutional law expert.  The Supreme Court (which truly is a UK court, not an England-and-Wales court) will hear the appeal on the various legal challenges related to…
  • Dec 2

    The proposed new VAT rules on e-publications: do they have any implications for copyright and digital exhaustion?

    The proposed new VAT rules on e-publications: do they have any implications for copyright and digital exhaustion?
    Trying to understandnewly proposed VAT rulesCan VAT rules have any implications for ... copyright?Yesterday - as part of its Digital Single Market Strategy - the EU Commission unveiled proposals for new tax rules with the objective of…
Rank this Week: 169

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 3

    Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2016

    Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2016
    While an unusual amount of celebrities have passed away this year, Michael Jackson tops Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities in 2016 with the March sale of his half of Sony/ATV music publishing catalog for $750 million. Jackson’s…
  • Dec 3

    Call for Stricter State Action on Elder Abuse by Guardian

    Call for Stricter State Action on Elder Abuse by Guardian
    On Wednesday, a Senate committee called for stricter state action to cut down on elder financial abuse by guardians. The General Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, also noted a lack of state monitoring on elder…
  • Dec 2

    Life Insurance Policy Locator Service

    Life Insurance Policy Locator Service
    The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) offers services to assist consumers in locating life insurance policies and annuity contracts of a deceased family member or close relationship. When a request is received, the NAIC…
Rank this Week: 42

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 3

    Iran Supreme Court affirms death penalty for billionaire

    Iran Supreme Court affirms death penalty for billionaire
    The Supreme Court of Iran on Saturday affirmed [report] the death sentence of 42-year-old Iranian oil billionare Babak Zanjani, according the country’s state-run news agency [official website]. Zanjani was arrested in December 2013 on…
  • Dec 3

    US security advisors recommend moving away from private prisons for immigration detainee

    US security advisors recommend moving away from private prisons for immigration detainee
    [JURIST] The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) on Thursday suggested to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson [official websites] that the government should move away from housing immigration detainees in private prisons. At the…
  • Dec 3

    Trump supporters challenge recounts in three state

    Trump supporters challenge recounts in three state
    [JURIST] President-elect Donald Trump [official website] and his supporters filed legal challenges in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin [complaints] last week, in an effort to prevent recounts in those three states. Green Party candidate…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Dec 3

    Tax Identification Numbers For Trust

    Tax Identification Numbers For Trust
    Trusts are common estate planning tools in which a person can transfer ownership of assets to the trust. While this person is alive, they retain control over the assets in their life. Upon their death, the assets are distributed to the…
  • Nov 30

    Here Comes the Estate Plan – Estate Planning For Newlywed

    Here Comes the Estate Plan – Estate Planning For Newlywed
    Newly married couples are embarking on a whole new life together. This new life comes with a number of changes. It is important to consider your estate planning as you begin your life together. Creating an estate plan that works for both you…
  • Nov 28

    Executors, Trustees and Powers of Attorney: Blessing or Curse?

    Executors, Trustees and Powers of Attorney: Blessing or Curse?
    When choosing the people you trust the most to serve as a part of your estate plan in any capacity, whether they be a family member, close friend or trusted individual in the community, it is important to understand the role that you are…
Rank this Week: 560

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/
Rank this Week: 8

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated
    For the last few months, I alone have been averaging a call or email a day from someone inquiring about getting money out of China. I had three phone calls and one email on this topic yesterday (and woke up to two more such emails…
  • Dec 2

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXXVI

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXXVI
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Dec 1

    China Technology Transfers: The Relationship and Deal Structure Myth

    China Technology Transfers: The Relationship and Deal Structure Myth
    In my previous post Three Myths of China Technology Transfers, I focused on the misconceptions Western companies so often have regarding China technology transfer deals. In this post, I focus on two commonly held…
Rank this Week: 334

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Dec 3

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Making the Modern Criminal Law" by Farmer

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Making the Modern Criminal Law" by Farmer
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Making the Modern Criminal Law: Civil Order and Criminalization by Lindsay Farmer. Here is a description: The Criminalization series arose from an interdisciplinary investigation into criminalization,…
  • Dec 3

    Download of the Week: "Pragmatics and Legal Texts" by Slocum

    Download of the Week: "Pragmatics and Legal Texts" by Slocum
    The Download of the Week is Pragmatics and Legal Texts: How Best to Account for the Gaps between Literal Meaning and Communicative Meaning by Brian G. Slocum. Here is the abstract: It is often assumed or asserted by courts and...
  • Dec 2

    Didwania on Copyright Protection & Cumulative Use of Music

    Didwania on Copyright Protection & Cumulative Use of Music
    Stephanie Holmes Didwania (Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management) has posted Copyright Protection and Cumulative Creation: Evidence from Early Twentieth Century Music on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper uses data from…
Rank this Week: 43

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 118

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Asymmetry

    Asymmetry
    At the risk of belaboring the obvious, suppose that Trump had won the popular vote by 2.5 million, but that Clinton had won the Electoral College via narrow wins in several battleground states.  This alone would have produced a huge,…
  • Nov 29

    High-end inequality colloquium at NYU, week 6: Morse & Bertrand, Trickle-Down Consumption

    High-end inequality colloquium at NYU, week 6: Morse & Bertrand, Trickle-Down Consumption
    This past Monday, Adair Morse of Berkeley presented her paper (coauthored with Marianne Bertrand of U Chicago), Trickle-Down Consumption.The paper is a nice, compressed job of empirical research, published recently but of particular interest…
  • Nov 26

    Music for car trip

    Music for car trip
    Being now newly technologically equipped to play Spotify via my phone through a car stereo, my musical options on long trips are now broader, or at least more flexible and less in need of advance planning, than they used to…
Rank this Week: 921

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
Rank this Week: 19

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 248

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: 124