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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…
  • Jun 28

    Trader Agrees to Settle Claims Relating to Hacked News Release Scheme-Recovery exceeds $52 Million

    Trader Agrees to Settle Claims Relating to Hacked News Release Scheme-Recovery exceeds $52 Million
    Going Public LawyerThe SEC announced on May 4th, 2016 that it had entered into a settlement agreement, subject to court approval, with defendant Oleksandr Makarov in a case alleging a scheme to trade on hacked news releases. In August…
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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…
  • Jun 24

    SEC Files Charges in $80M Texas Oil and Gas Scam

    SEC Files Charges in $80M Texas Oil and Gas Scam
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Breitling Energy Corp. (BECC), Breitling Oil & Gas Corporation, Patriot Energy Inc., Crude Energy, LLC, and eight people over an $80M Texas oil and Gas scam run by a Dallas man.…
Rank this Week: 389

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jun 30

    Rule 8: Want to think like a Client? Great.Then think about controlling Client Costs.

    Rule 8: Want to think like a Client? Great.Then think about controlling Client Costs.
    Rule 8 is Think Like the Client--Help Control Costs. The 2006 Explanatory Note for Rule 8--we reluctantly decided that an Advisory Committee Notes regime was a bit grandiose--begins this way: Ask an associate lawyer or paralegal what a…
  • Jun 30

    Free State of Jone

    Free State of Jone
    I saw "Free State of Jones" last night. First-rate if not perfect movie. History as it was and is. No demons. No angels. No political scripts followed--or moral hysterics indulged in. No liberals or conservatives. Just humans under…
  • Jun 28

    July 1, 1950. Rivo Alto, Miami.

    July 1, 1950. Rivo Alto, Miami.
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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 16

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/
Rank this Week: 6

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 194

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 30

    Transitional Justice: What is the role of law in bringing imaginative and imaginary peace to Colombia?

    Transitional Justice: What is the role of law in bringing imaginative and imaginary peace to Colombia?
    This blog post is based on a reflection presented at the “Transitional Justice as Legal Field, Site and Imagination” panel at the Transnational Law Summer Institute, Kings College, London June 29, 2016. I am grateful to Prabha…
  • Jun 30

    AALS International Human Rights Section Call for Paper

    AALS International Human Rights Section Call for Paper
    The AALS International Human Rights Section is sponsoring two different Calls for Papers at the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting.  Submission details for both Calls for Papers are available below: CALL FOR PAPERS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS…
  • Jun 29

    Call for Proposals: Emerging Voices at ILW 2016

    Call for Proposals: Emerging Voices at ILW 2016
    International Law Weekend 2016: International Law 5.0 Call for Proposals for Emerging Voices Panel   International Law Weekend 2016 (ILW 2016) calls on scholars and practitioners to address the accelerating nature of change…
Rank this Week: 34

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Jun 30

    EFF: Racial Bias and Arrest Tech

    EFF: Racial Bias and Arrest Tech
    EFF: Racial Bias and Arrest Tech by Jennifer Lynch and Adam Schwartz: Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court took away a little more of your right to be free from unlawful police searches. In a 5-3 decision in Utah v. … Continue reading…
  • Jun 30

    S.D.Tex.: Seizure of cell phone incident to arrest was valid

    S.D.Tex.: Seizure of cell phone incident to arrest was valid
    “Here, the seizure of Fulton’s cell phone during his arrest fell squarely within the exception articulated in Chimel and Robinson as a seizure incident to arrest.” United States v. Fulton, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83014…
  • Jun 30

    Baltimore Sun: Baltimore Police institute new ‘use of force’ policy for officers as Justice Department report loom

    Baltimore Sun: Baltimore Police institute new ‘use of force’ policy for officers as Justice Department report loom
    Baltimore Sun: Baltimore Police institute new ‘use of force’ policy for officers as Justice Department report looms by Kevin Rector: The Baltimore Police Department plans to implement a new use-of-force policy Friday that…
Rank this Week: 1000

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Jun 30

    Congratulations to Dave McPeek!

    Congratulations to Dave McPeek!
    Today, we celebrated IT Business and Operations Analyst Dave McPeek’s 10-year anniversary at State and Federal Communications! We started with Continued on Next Page
  • Jun 30

    We’re Celebrating an Anniversary!

    We’re Celebrating an Anniversary!
    State and Federal Communications is marking 23 extraordinary years of serving our clients! We have so much to celebrate this Continued on Next Page
  • Jun 30

    Former Virginia Governor’s Conviction Thrown Out By Supreme Court

    Former Virginia Governor’s Conviction Thrown Out By Supreme Court
    This week the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, who was convicted on ethics Continued on Next Page
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 13

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 178

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Adnan Syed, Defendant Made Famous in "Serial" Podcast, Granted New Trial

    Adnan Syed, Defendant Made Famous in "Serial" Podcast, Granted New Trial
    Adnan Syed, the central figure in the popular podcast Serial, has been granted a new trial.  Baltimore Circuit Judge Martin Welch handed down the decision today, finding that Mr. Syed's attorney erred at trial in failing to cross-examine…
  • Jun 29

    Zhang on Cultural Paradigms in Property Institution

    Zhang on Cultural Paradigms in Property Institution
    Taisu Zhang, Yale University Law School, is publishing Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions in the Yale Journal of International Law. Here is the abstract.Do “cultural factors” substantively influence the creation and…
  • Jun 29

    Struck on Divination and Human Nature

    Struck on Divination and Human Nature
    New from Princeton University Press: Peter T. Struck, Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity (Princeton University Press, 2016). Here is a description of the contents from the publisher's…
Rank this Week: 187

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/
  • Jun 30

    ON CRANE SAFTEY

    ON CRANE SAFTEY
    Crane Safety Working Group Releases Recommendations Image Credit: DOB. Recommendations include increased accountability, updated technology, wind requirements, and training reform. On June 10, 2016, the Crane Safety Technical…
  • Jun 30

    FORGET THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE

    FORGET THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
    Gallup Vault: Rejecting the Electoral College by Lydia Saad Time and again over the past seven decades, Americans have told Gallup they would like to be done with the Electoral College system for electing U.S. presidents. In…
  • Jun 30

    MUSCLES NEED EXERCISE

    MUSCLES NEED EXERCISE
    Exercise may have therapeutic potential for expediting muscle repair in older populations New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that the ability of muscles to repair themselves, while impaired during the aging process, can be …
Rank this Week: 9

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jun 30

    Md. researchers get $3.8 million for cancer work

    Md. researchers get $3.8 million for cancer work
    Six Maryland researchers will share $3.8 million in new grant funding from the American Cancer Society starting Friday. While much of the funding will support laboratory work, the largest share — about $1.7 million — will…
  • Jun 30

    UMBC ramps up commercialization effort

    UMBC ramps up commercialization effort
    In the past year, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has launched five new startup companies – the same number it launched over the three years prior to that, officials. The university has taken several steps to bolster its…
  • Jun 30

    Alison Dodge | Maryland Association for Justice

    Alison Dodge | Maryland Association for Justice
    Alison Dodge, a staff member with the Maryland Association for Justice, has been promoted to the position deputy executive director. Dodge has tirelessly worked as the membership, marketing and communications manager for the past two years.…
Rank this Week: 65

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Jun 30

    Villalpando v. Exel Direct: Damages & “Adequate Records” under Mt. Clemen

    Villalpando v. Exel Direct: Damages & “Adequate Records” under Mt. Clemen
    Plaintiffs’ attorneys are more than familiar with the term “document dump.” This practice, particularly problematic in the plaintiffs’ class action bar, involves a defendant producing a large volume of documents that…
  • Jun 20

    Spokeo v. Robins Recalls the Power of the Well-Pleaded Complaint

    Spokeo v. Robins Recalls the Power of the Well-Pleaded Complaint
    On May 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court ruled on Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, a class action based on Spokeo’s “willfully” failing to comply with Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requirements. No. 13-1339 (U.S. Sup. Ct.…
  • May 31

    Falco v. Nissan: New Cert Decision Bodes Well for Plaintiffs in Auto Defect Class Action

    Falco v. Nissan: New Cert Decision Bodes Well for Plaintiffs in Auto Defect Class Action
    A recent decision by Judge Dean D. Pregerson of the Central District of California, Falco, et al. v. Nissan North America, Inc., bodes well for plaintiffs seeking to certify a car defect class action. No. CV 13-00686 (C.D. Cal. April 5, 2016)…
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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/
  • Jun 30

    UNLV Hiring Announcement

    UNLV Hiring Announcement
    UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS—WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications from entry-levels and laterals. The Boyd School of Law is a leading public law school with a reputation for a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching.…
  • Jun 30

    My Dog Ate The Withdrawl Plan

    My Dog Ate The Withdrawl Plan
    With news this morning that Boris Johnson will not stand for PM, I have this sense of him as a fellow who has suddenly realized that the Brexit plan he supported might not be the best idea...for him. I imagine...
  • Jun 29

    Disqualifying the High Court

    Disqualifying the High Court
    I see that Louis J. Virelli of Stetson Law has just published Disqualifying the High Court: Supreme Court Recusal and the Constitution. Cribbing now from the KU Press website: Since at least the time of Justinian—under statutes, codes of…
Rank this Week: 78

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jun 30

    LawLawLaw #40

    LawLawLaw #40
    Technology, Law, Baseball, Rock ‘n’ Roll. About LawLawLaw My name is Erik Heels, and this is my LawLawLawTM newsletter. Since 2001, LawLawLaw has documented trends in technology, law (mostly patents and trademarks), baseball…
  • Jun 17

    17 Seconds #25

    17 Seconds #25
    Help us update Clocktower Law’s list of cool clients. Clocktower Law believes that all of its clients are cool. But it is admittedly tricky to keep up with what y’all are doing. This is our request for help, since our cool clients…
  • Jun 15

    How To Build A Startup: One Board At A Time, Be Yourself, Get Plant

    How To Build A Startup: One Board At A Time, Be Yourself, Get Plant
    Top 11 tips for entrepreneurs. Since my house-painting business in my teens to my Clocktower Law days, I’ve been building startups and advising startups. Here’s a smattering of what I’ve learned. 11. Quit your day job. It…
Rank this Week: 52

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    DOWN GOES BAILEY

    DOWN GOES BAILEY
    The federal age and race discrimination case of Abe Bailey vs. Regional Counsel has been decided by Judge Joan Lenard with a resounding victory for RC3. The case pitted two well known and respected attorneys- Abe Bailey and Gene Zenobi-…
  • Jun 30

    CRASH

    CRASH
    Was that a big-time ASA we saw standing in the street Wednesday, near the courthouse in the morning at the corner of Go & Don't Go, his car t-boned into another car? We think so. Not a pleasant way to start the…
  • Jun 28

    SAY HELLO TO MY LITTLE FRIEND

    SAY HELLO TO MY LITTLE FRIEND
    There was a shooting at a bar named Grumpys. So naturally, famed (and often Grumpy) Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Alex Michaels has the case.Here is the link to the video of the shooting, courtesy of the Miami Herald and David…
Rank this Week: 154

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

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: 533

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jun 30

    Because the Prosecutors Withheld Evidence, This Man Has Spent 30 Years on Death Row

    Because the Prosecutors Withheld Evidence, This Man Has Spent 30 Years on Death Row
    The prosecution denied its misconduct for decades. Then the Supreme Court gave Terry Williams a chance for a new trial. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office intentionally withheld critical evidence in 1986 when it prosecuted…
  • Jun 30

    Time Served for a Non-Violent Drug Offense? Sorry, You Still Can’t Vote if You Live in Iowa

    Time Served for a Non-Violent Drug Offense? Sorry, You Still Can’t Vote if You Live in Iowa
    The Iowa Supreme Court upholds a law that disenfranchises felons for life, including non-violent drug offenders. When Americans go to the polls in November to elect the next president, more than 5.8 million of them will be unable to vote due…
  • Jun 29

    A Less-Secret Drone Campaign

    A Less-Secret Drone Campaign
    What the government is likely to release, what we may learn from it, and how reassured we should be by Obama’s efforts. Three years ago, in a major address at the National Defense University, President Obama announced that he…
Rank this Week: 91

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 30

    Article on Exceptions to Traditional Texas Partnership Interest

    Article on Exceptions to Traditional Texas Partnership Interest
    Nikki L. Laing recently published an Article entitled, Planner Beware: A Peculiar Exception to Traditional Texas Community Property Rules, 8 Est. Plan. & Community Prop. L.J. (Book 2) 423 (Forthcoming 2016). Provided below is an abstract…
  • Jun 30

    Talking About Death Can Make Your Future Easier

    Talking About Death Can Make Your Future Easier
    No one wants to talk about the inevitable, but talking about death before it nears could make things a lot easier on both parents and children. With the improved economy, a survey reveals that children are pushing off this uncomfortable...
  • Jun 29

    Absence of Marriage License Does Not Invalidate Marriage

    Absence of Marriage License Does Not Invalidate Marriage
    Following a divorce, a husband and wife reconciled in 2012 and married in late 2013 when the husband became hospitalized. The couple, however, did not obtain a marriage license, and the husband died intestate the day after the wedding.…
Rank this Week: 66

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    More Americans Dying in Accidents Every Year

    More Americans Dying in Accidents Every Year
    A new report from the National Safety Council found that increasing numbers of Americans are dying in accidents each year. In 2014, over 136,000 Americans were killed accidentally, which represents an increase of 4.2 percent from the year…
  • Jun 28

    Transgender Man Sues in San Francisco Federal Court for Failing to Cover Sex Change Surgery

    Transgender Man Sues in San Francisco Federal Court for Failing to Cover Sex Change Surgery
    A transgender man who is trying to obtain sex reassignment surgery is suing his employer, Dignity Health, for failing to provide insurance coverage for the surgery. The man alleges that Dignity Health discriminated against him for being…
  • Jun 23

    Almost Half of Employers Discriminate Against Transgender Job Applicant

    Almost Half of Employers Discriminate Against Transgender Job Applicant
    The National LGBTQ Task Force and the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights recently released a resource guide aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against transgender individuals. The guide was released as part of LGBT week.…
Rank this Week: 441

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

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jun 30

    Giving Back to Girl Scouts: Water Drop Patch Inspires Young Stewardship

    Giving Back to Girl Scouts: Water Drop Patch Inspires Young Stewardship
    By Michele Drennen Some of the happiest times I experienced during my childhood in St. Joseph, Mo., were spent as a Girl Scout in St. Francis Xavier Troop #1385. As I look back, memories of going to campouts and field trips, making crafts,…
  • Jun 30

    It’s a Lawn Mower! It’s a Weed Whacker! No…it’s a Herd of Goats!

    It’s a Lawn Mower! It’s a Weed Whacker! No…it’s a Herd of Goats!
    By Sara Ernst EPA’s research facility in Narragansett, Rhode Island recently enlisted the help of a highly skilled landscaping team to create more pollinator-friendly habitat on the premises.  The team doesn’t use chemicals…
  • Jun 30

    Forum Targets Basic Water Needs in Appalachia

    Forum Targets Basic Water Needs in Appalachia
    by Lori Reynolds Big Stone Gap, Virginia is about as far as you can go in EPA’s mid-Atlantic Region.  But it was worth every mile of travel to help communities in Appalachia find ways to pay for badly-needed water and wastewater…
Rank this Week: 204

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 655

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 30

    Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget: How One Judge Determined Alimony for an Overspending Couple

    Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget: How One Judge Determined Alimony for an Overspending Couple
    I’m not usually one to place a lot of stock in celebrity gossip, but I couldn’t help but take notice of the fact that it has been rumored that Amber Heard’s monthly income is $10,000, yet she spends $44,000 a month on…
  • Jun 28

    Can the Parent-Child Bond be Restored After Alienation?

    Can the Parent-Child Bond be Restored After Alienation?
    It’s a tale as old as time. Divorced parents bash each other in hopes of garnering favor with their child during a divorce or custody dispute. At some point the child, becomes so exposed to the bashing, blame and ill-will from one…
  • Jun 24

    NJ Supreme Court Finds Law Against Discrimination Protects Employees Going Through Divorce

    NJ Supreme Court Finds Law Against Discrimination Protects Employees Going Through Divorce
    While we do not often, if ever, blog about decisions in the area of employment law, the Supreme Court of New Jersey earlier this week in the decision of Smith v. Millville Rescue Squad held that our state’s Law Against…
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Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 45

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/
  • Jun 30

    DJ tidbit

    DJ tidbit
    Today's DJ features Jimmy Azadian and Kyser Blakely in Supreme Court Round-up about the final decisions of OT2015, i.e., Whole Woman's Health, Fisher, Taylor, etc.Also on the front page is a big photo of 4/1's Justice Aaron re: 4th District…
  • Jun 29

    2d District website welcomes Justice Tangeman

    2d District website welcomes Justice Tangeman
    Justice Martin Tangeman was confirmed to 2/6 back in February.... But he's only been added to the court's webpage for justice profiles today.Check out his new online bio here.(And for those keeping score at home, there are still three…
  • Jun 28

    Appellate Specialist appointed to LASC

    Appellate Specialist appointed to LASC
    Governor Brown Appoints Seven to Los Angeles County Superior CourtSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Maria Andrea Davalos, Dean Hansell, David E. Hizami, Lisa R.…
Rank this Week: 517

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jun 30

    Ukrainian Opera Singer Killed While Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian Opera Singer Killed While Fighting In Eastern Ukraine
    A Ukrainian opera singer who left the Paris Opera two years ago to fight Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has reportedly been killed. via www.rferl.mobi H/t LGS.
  • Jun 30

    Top Senate Dems defend Lynch-Clinton meeting | TheHill

    Top Senate Dems defend Lynch-Clinton meeting | TheHill
    "All I can say is Loretta Lynch is one of the most outstanding human beings I've ever known," Minority Leader Harry Reid Harry ReidLynch meeting with Bill Clinton creates firestorm for email case The Hill's 12:30 Report Senate Dems: No...
  • Jun 30

    Grandma arrested for whipping relative with a switch | abc7chicago.com

    Grandma arrested for whipping relative with a switch | abc7chicago.com
    At least four Hot Springs police officers showed up to the home Monday morning, KARK-TV reports. According to an incident report, Toussaint and the girl both told police it stemmed from the 12-year-old not throwing away food and talking…
Rank this Week: 322

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jun 30

    The Only 5 Questions Needed To Make A Lawyer Take Your Auto Accident Case

    The Only 5 Questions Needed To Make A Lawyer Take Your Auto Accident Case
    There are only 5 things a personal injury lawyer wants to know before taking on your automobile accident case.  Yes, there are a lot of specific facts that they will need to delve into.  No personal injury case is exactly the same,…
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
Rank this Week: 172

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 315

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 30

    The End Of Summer (Tax)

    The End Of Summer (Tax)
    As Pepperdine's summer session winds down, my wife and I hosted our third and final lunch today with my small but plucky tax class. This summer has marked several firsts for me: my first summer teaching at Pepperdine (after 11 summers…
  • Jun 30

    Faulhaber:Patent Boxes And The Limits Of International Cooperation

    Faulhaber:Patent Boxes And The Limits Of International Cooperation
    Lilian V. Faulhaber (Georgetown), The Luxembourg Effect: Patent Boxes and the Limits of International Cooperation: This article uses patent boxes, which reduce taxes on income from patents and other IP assets, to illustrate the fact that the…
  • Jun 30

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue
    The Tax Lawyer has published Vol. 69, No. 3 (Spring 2016): 2016 Erwin N. Griswold Lecture Before the American College of Tax Counsel Emily A. Parker (Thompson & Knight, Dallas), Stroke of the Scrivener’s Pen: Role of a Tax Planner and…
Rank this Week: 21

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Jun 30

    Kim Kopacka-IMS Securities Broker-Sued Over Real Estate Investment

    Kim Kopacka-IMS Securities Broker-Sued Over Real Estate Investment
    Grosse Pointe Farms, MI According to FINRA records,  Kim Kahala Kopacka ,   a stockbroker who currently is employed by IMS Securities.   discloses  two pending customer disputes involving…
  • Jun 29

    Malcolm Segal-Former Aegis Capital Broker-Sentenced to 126 Months on Ponzi Scheme

    Malcolm Segal-Former Aegis Capital Broker-Sentenced to 126 Months on Ponzi Scheme
    June 25, 2016-Philadelphia Former Aegis Capital Corp. stock broker Malcolm Segal, of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and Boynton Beach, FL, was sentenced to 126 months in prison in connection with a Ponzi scheme. In addition he was ordered to pay $3…
  • Jun 29

    Charles Geraci-VSR Financial Services Broker-Discloses Customer Dispute

    Charles Geraci-VSR Financial Services Broker-Discloses Customer Dispute
    The Woodlands, Texas According to FINRA records, Charles Geraci ,  a stockbroker who is employed by VSR Financial Services ,  discloses one pending customer dispute and 6 prior customer disputes that have…
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 30

    Refugees Welcome in Canada

    Refugees Welcome in Canada
    Here is the perfect antidote to my earlier post about anti-refugee sentiment in Idaho. The NYT has a truly lovely article Refugees Encounter a Foreign Word: Welcome. The article discusses how, in Canada, "ordinary citizens.. can band…
  • Jun 30

    Horrific News out of Idaho

    Horrific News out of Idaho
    If you missed this article from the Washington Post last week, you might count yourself lucky. It's a tough read. A very young girl, age 5, was sexually assaulted in a small farming town in Idaho. The perpetrators were juveniles....
  • Jun 30

    Celebrating Independence Day with Naturalization Ceremonie

    Celebrating Independence Day with Naturalization Ceremonie
    The July 4 Independence Day weekend is almost here! On July 4, we celebrate our nation’s 240th birthday and the day the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776. USCIS marks Independence Day with naturalization…
Rank this Week: 36

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 30

    EEOC Proposes Updated Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

    EEOC Proposes Updated Guidance on National Origin Discrimination
    Earlier this month, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a proposal to update its guidance on employment discrimination based on national origin.   The proposal, which marks the EEOC’s first update…
  • Jun 27

    DOL Persuader Rule Enjoined

    DOL Persuader Rule Enjoined
    We don’t normally talk a lot about NLRB decisions and rulings related to the NLRB on this blog.  However, in light of the importance of the DOL Persuader rule, we wanted to update you on events that have management-side attorneys…
  • Jun 22

    Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Firing Someone For It Is Illegal To Do

    Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Firing Someone For It Is Illegal To Do
    Marriage is tough.  And with the divorce rate in the United States hovering around fifty percent, unless you work in a monastery, there are likely divorced individuals in your workplace.  This week, the New Jersey Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 574

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/
  • Jun 30

    Lanza ITESO app para donar sangre

    Lanza ITESO app para donar sangre
    FOTO Fuente: Flicker. AUTOR: Montserrat Muñoz FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA CONACYT   Guadalajara, Jalisco.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Un equipo de estudiantes y catedráticos del Instituto…
  • Jun 30

    Convocatoria abierta FIT 2016 SE-CONACYT

    Convocatoria abierta FIT 2016 SE-CONACYT
    ¿TIENES una micro, pequeña o mediana EMPRESA? ¿Eres PERSONA FISICA con actividad EMPRESARIAL? ¿TIENES un proyecto de INNOVACIÓN tecnológica?…
  • Jun 30

    Analizan aplicaciones de la inteligencia artificial desarrolladas en México

    Analizan aplicaciones de la inteligencia artificial desarrolladas en México
    AUTOR: Ana Luisa Guerrero FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA CONACYT Ciudad de México.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- La inteligencia artificial es la ciencia que busca hacer que los sistemas computacionales imiten la…
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Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Kleinbard on the Senate Finance deliberations regarding corporate integration

    Kleinbard on the Senate Finance deliberations regarding corporate integration
    There's been a moderate to-do in the press recently regarding plans by Senator Hatch, the chair of the Senate Finance Committee, to release a corporate integration plan. Here, for example, is a May 18 BNA article, "Hatch Pushes Corporate…
  • Jun 29

    Trump on waterboarding

    Trump on waterboarding
    Per Vox: "I like it a lot. I don't think it's tough enough. Can you imagine them sitting around the table or wherever they're eating their dinner, talking about the Americans don't do waterboarding and yet we chop off heads? They probably…
  • Jun 27

    Redemption of a lazy cliche?

    Redemption of a lazy cliche?
    When Americans talk about the U.K., or for that matter about the U.S., there is generally no lazier, tireder, more meretricious cliche than the Churchill Invocation, in which it's always 1938 and always about Munich.  Of course, whereas…
Rank this Week: 812

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jun 30

    Judge Easterbrook’s Interpretation of “Reimburse”

    Judge Easterbrook’s Interpretation of “Reimburse”
    In Walker v. Trailer Transit, Judge Easterbrook finds that in addition to “recover costs,” the word “reimburse” could just as easily mean to broadly “compensate” (at a profit) or “pay” even given a seemingly contradictory…
  • Jun 29

    If You Sign a Lease, You Should Get a Habitable Apartment

    If You Sign a Lease, You Should Get a Habitable Apartment
    This seems like it should be obvious but a recent case out of Indiana, Pinnacle Properties Development Group, LLC v. Gales, Court of Appeals Case No. 10A01-1512-SC-2271, was still being fought at the appellate court phase. Gales rented an…
  • Jun 27

    A Text Message Is a Writing, Too (Albeit with More Emojis)

    A Text Message Is a Writing, Too (Albeit with More Emojis)
    As technology continues to evolve, so does the law, and a recent case out of Massachusetts, St. John's Holdings, LLC v. Two Electronics, LLC, MISC 16-000090, proves it. Addressing what the court termed a "novel" question in the…
Rank this Week: 184

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jun 30

    Uncertainty of Alaska LNG Project Discussed at State Legislature Hearing

    Uncertainty of Alaska LNG Project Discussed at State Legislature Hearing
    The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports that new Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC) President and CEO Keith Meyer presented a plan to Alaska’s joint House-Senate Resources Committee to overhaul the financial structure of the…
  • Jun 29

    Court Denies Sierra Club Appeals of Freeport LNG and Sabine Pass LNG Order

    Court Denies Sierra Club Appeals of Freeport LNG and Sabine Pass LNG Order
      The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has issued two opinions denying (1) Sierra Club’s and Galveston Baykeeper’s challenges to FERC orders authorizing Freeport LNG Development, L.P. to construct and operate LNG…
  • Jun 27

    Environmental Review of Petronas’s Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Resume

    Environmental Review of Petronas’s Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Resume
    Reuters reports that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has resumed its review of the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) project near Lelu Island, British Columbia.   Malaysian state oil company Petronas is the…
Rank this Week: 132

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 383

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 30

    Negligent Post-Surgical Care Caused Woman’s Death

    Negligent Post-Surgical Care Caused Woman’s Death
    People who have surgery expect that they will receive proper care and treatment after the procedure is completed. Post-surgical care is important to a satisfactory recovery. Sometimes, however, post-surgical care is not properly provided. A…
  • Jun 26

    Lasik Surgery Caused Eye Injuries, Prompted Lawsuit

    Lasik Surgery Caused Eye Injuries, Prompted Lawsuit
    Lasik eye surgery has become quite common, and is generally considered to be a routine procedure. While Lasik is typically safe, there are some problems and complications that may occur if the procedure is not done properly. A woman filed a…
  • Jun 23

    Woman Injured During Sleep Study Files Lawsuit

    Woman Injured During Sleep Study Files Lawsuit
    Many people have trouble sleeping at night. In fact, there are so many people affected by sleep problems that there are clinics dedicated to diagnosing and treating the situation. A sleep study should not be dangerous, yet it was harmful for…
Rank this Week: 128

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Jun 30

    Windsor and Obergefell: Marriage Equality as Equal Dignity

    Windsor and Obergefell: Marriage Equality as Equal Dignity
    by Steve Sanders, who teaches constitutional law, constitutional litigation, and family law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.  He was co-counsel on the Human Rights Campaign’s amicus brief in Obergefell v. Hodges.…
  • Jun 30

    Supreme Court Sides with Victims, Safety and Justice in Voisine v. United State

    Supreme Court Sides with Victims, Safety and Justice in Voisine v. United State
    by Marium Durrani, Public Policy Attorney, National Network to End Domestic ViolenceOn June 27th, the Supreme Court made clear what most people can agree is a pretty uncontroversial idea: that domestic abusers shouldn’t have access to…
  • Jun 30

    The Personality Driven Death Penalty

    The Personality Driven Death Penalty
    by Robert Smith, Director of the Fair Punishment Project at Harvard Law SchoolLast year, in Glossip v. Gross, Justice Stephen Breyer supported his point that the death penalty had become truly unusual in America by noting that “the…
Rank this Week: 633

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jun 30

    Hope everyone will be enjoying the…

    Hope everyone will be enjoying the beautiful 4th of July weekend. The Library will be open its normal hours on Saturday and Sunday and will be open from 9 to 5 on the Fourth. The Library hours for the weekend are posted below. Saturday July…
  • Jun 30

    Judicial Review and Alexander Hamilton

    Judicial Review and Alexander Hamilton
    Independence Day 2016 marks the 240th anniversary of the Second Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This milestone in US history is observed by Americans, young and old, as a national…
  • Jun 22

    Brooklyn Law School’s Scholarship & Special Collection

    Brooklyn Law School’s Scholarship & Special Collection
    BrooklynWorks is the online repository of Brooklyn Law School, providing open access to scholarship produced by the law school and to other collections of law school materials. The repository is a service of the Brooklyn Law School Library.…
Rank this Week: 583