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Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 791

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 626

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 16

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Prepare to Win

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Prepare to Win
    In a recent driver's license restoration article, I highlighted the importance of my "prep session" with my client immediately prior to his or her actual license appeal hearing. It is critical to the success of any license…
  • Mar 13

    Michigan DUI - The Secrets to Succe

    Michigan DUI - The Secrets to Succe
    There are times I'd like to really detail how I've handled a particular DUI charge, or the specific result I've accomplished, but I have to hold back in the larger interests of diplomacy and politics. In this article, I'm going...
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
Rank this Week: 394

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    A landmark decision from the CJEU on private copying levies? Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi

    A landmark decision from the CJEU on private copying levies? Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi
    This morning the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its decision in Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi, a reference for a preliminary ruling from Denmark, seeking clarification on key questions relating to the so-called…
  • Mar 5

    Breakdown in management-staff relations at the European Patent Office

    Breakdown in management-staff relations at the European Patent Office
    Merpel has received a very sad communication from the European Patent Office (EPO)  Described as "Open Letter from the representatives of the management during the GCC on 27.02.2015" it appears to describe a complete breakdown in…
  • Mar 5

    Wu-Tang Clanger -- or have the rappers got it right?

    Wu-Tang Clanger -- or have the rappers got it right?
    Old Kats occasionally come back as guest Kats, which is why this weblog is so pleased to give a hearty welcome to this post by emeritus Kat Catherine Lee (a.k.a. Cat the Kat). Recent readers may not know that Cat is the author of two of this…
Rank this Week: 73

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Mar 5

    Three Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Richfield, Wisconsin

    Three Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Richfield, Wisconsin
    RICHFIELD, WI — Three people were taken to the hospital immediately following a tractor-trailer accident that happened in Richfield, Wisconsin on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015. News reports said that the accident took place at about…
  • Mar 5

    Kara Brown Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on I-75 in North Baltimore, OH

    Kara Brown Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on I-75 in North Baltimore, OH
    North Baltimore, OH — A woman was injured in an accident involving two semi-trucks in North Baltimore, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The accident took place on Interstate 75, around 10:30 at night. Police say that Kara Brown failed…
  • Mar 5

    Semi-Truck Accident in Valdosta, GA, Injures Three GDOT Workers on Highway 84

    Semi-Truck Accident in Valdosta, GA, Injures Three GDOT Workers on Highway 84
    Valdosta, GA — Three workers with the Georgia Department of Transportation were taken to a local hospital following an accident with a semi-truck in Valdosta, Georgia, on Wednesday, March 4, 2015.  The accident happened on Highway…
Rank this Week: 43

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Mar 5

    Mayor to NYC businesses: Start pay at $13 an hour

    Mayor to NYC businesses: Start pay at $13 an hour
      NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio, promoting his message of income equality and empowering the less fortunate, pressed influential New York City business leaders on Thursday to raise their workers’ starting pay to $13 an…
  • Mar 5

    Armin van Buuren, Childish Gambino to play Preakness infield

    Armin van Buuren, Childish Gambino to play Preakness infield
    Aarmin van Buuren and Childish Gambino are set to perform May 16 at the InfieldFest music festival during the 140th Preakness Stakes weekend at Pimlico. Van Buuren, the headliner, will play an extended set on the main stage during the event.…
  • Mar 5

    Legislators weigh congressional redistricting reform

    Legislators weigh congressional redistricting reform
    Maryland's congressional redistricting progress has drawn scathing criticism through the years.
Rank this Week: 200

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

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/
  • Mar 5

    Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital in Canyon County

    Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital in Canyon County
    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.,…
  • Mar 5

    Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital in Canyon County

    Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital in Canyon County
    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.,…
  • Mar 5

    Idaho State Police to Commission 16 Troopers on Friday During Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda

    Idaho State Police to Commission 16 Troopers on Friday During Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information…
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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/
  • Mar 5

    TAKATA TAKEDOWN

    TAKATA TAKEDOWN
    U.S Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Order to Preserve Defective Takata Air Bag Inflators for Ongoing Federal Investigation U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety…
  • Mar 5

    LIKING CUBA

    LIKING CUBA
    Americans' Opinion of Cuba Highest in Nearly 20 Years by Art Swift Story Highlights Obama process to normalize relations likely reason for improvement Equal percentages in U.S.…
  • Mar 5

    INEXPERT EXPERTS?

    INEXPERT EXPERTS?
    Education 'experts' may lack expertise, study finds University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign IMAGE: The education experts cited in media stories and blog posts may have little background in research or…
Rank this Week: 7

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    CHIEF JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED, AND MORE

    CHIEF JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED, AND MORE
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:EL JEFE JUEZ SOTO .........Congratulations go out to Judge Bertila Soto as she was elected, unopposed, to a second term as Chief Judge by the Eleventh Judicial Circuit's 123 County and Circuit Court Judges.  Judge…
  • Mar 3

    THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE IS NOW IN SESSION

    THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE IS NOW IN SESSION
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:OYEZ OYEZ OYEZ, THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE IS NOW IN SESSION .....Today begins the annual migration to Tallahassee for the 160 elected legislators, (120 in the House and 40 in the Senate) as the two chambers decide how many…
  • Mar 2

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS
    March is a month of comings and goings. Coming: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who will be addressing a joint session of congress. Going: Attorney General Eric Holder. A PERFECT TIME:If you are a long time Miami…
Rank this Week: 94

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 39

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 Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Mar 5

    2015 ALWD conference--Innovative Teaching Workshop

    2015 ALWD conference--Innovative Teaching Workshop
    In conjunction with the June 2015 ALWD conference in Memphis, ALWD's Innovative Teaching Workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 3. Participants will present a creative teaching idea/technique for feedback. If you're interested, please fill…
  • Mar 2

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference
    Registration is now open for the Third Annual National Conference of the Association of Academic Support Educators. The conference will be May 26-28, 2015 (just after the Global Legal Skills Conference) at The John Marshall Law School in…
  • Mar 2

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July
    Washburn University School of Law is proud to announce the second annual Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, to be held on July 24-25, 2015. This workshop will provide a unique collaborative environment in which to receive…
Rank this Week: 300

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Mar 5

    Carly Fiorina says Innovation Act only benefits large corporations, not innovator

    Carly Fiorina says Innovation Act only benefits large corporations, not innovator
    Carly Fiorina: '[W]atch carefully who is supporting that [the Innovation Act]. It’s not the small it’s the big. It’s the big companies whose ongoing economic benefit depends upon their ability to acquire innovations and…
  • Mar 5

    Senator Coons – Patents are about the American Dream

    Senator Coons – Patents are about the American Dream
    Senator Coons: ''[P]atents are not just foundational. Patents are really about the American Dream. They are about what it means to come to this country or be from this country and believe in the possibility that you and a team of folks that…
  • Mar 5

    LexisNexis TotalPatent Launches Improved Version of Semantic Search

    LexisNexis TotalPatent Launches Improved Version of Semantic Search
    Semantic search through TotalPatent has been recently refined to deliver search results that are more relevant and precise than ever, and do not require complex Boolean searches. The latest release builds on the past six years of development…
Rank this Week: 210

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: 197

The Marketing Attorney Blog

The Marketing Attorney Blog

Law Firm Business Development Advice and Discussion. By Micah Buchdahl.

http://www.marketingattorney.com/
  • Mar 5

    LP Magazine -- Effectively Managing and Maintaining Your Online Portfolio

    LP Magazine -- Effectively Managing and Maintaining Your Online Portfolio
    In the March/April 2015 issue of the ABA's Law Practice magazine, my topic is relevant to pretty much every practicing attorney (not to mention almost every human being on the planet). What does your online portfolio look like, and why should…
  • Feb 20

    Ted Olson Keynotes ABA New Partner Institute in DC - April 17th

    Ted Olson Keynotes ABA New Partner Institute in DC - April 17th
    Since the inception of the ABA New Partner Institute in 2011, I have had the privilege of serving on the planning board and speaking on business development each year. While many law firms provide excellent professional development to its…
  • Feb 17

    Legal Talk Network Podcast: The Legal Advertising Landscape

    Legal Talk Network Podcast: The Legal Advertising Landscape
    If you would like to hear a short podcast discussing how legal advertising has changed due to the internet and social media, how to launch a successful marketing campaign without getting into trouble with state bars, and some advice to small…
Rank this Week: 763

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    The Week in Health Law Podcast

    The Week in Health Law Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry This week Abigail Moncrieff joins us to discuss the King v. Burwell oral arguments, the story behind the amicus brief she authored, and what it was like to hear Justice Kennedy talk about the issue she raised....
  • Mar 4

    Oral Arguments in King v. Burwell, and thoughts about additional implications for the case

    Oral Arguments in King v. Burwell, and thoughts about additional implications for the case
    Oral arguments ran over an hour in King v. Burwell today (transcript available here). As many are aware, the question in this case involves whether the IRS appropriately interpreted the ACA to authorize tax credits for insurance policies…
  • Mar 2

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Rene F. Najera, Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, First Do No Harm: Protecting Patients Through Immunizing Health Care Workers, SSRN. Jasper L. Tran, To Bioprint or Not to Bioprint, SSRN. Leslie P. Francis, Patient Registries: Patient Consent When…
Rank this Week: 580

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 5

    'Strange Inheritance' Picked Up for Second Season

    'Strange Inheritance' Picked Up for Second Season
    Fox Business Network (FBN) has picked up a second season of the hit new primetime show Strange Inheritance. Bill Shine, executive vice president of FBN made the announcement, saying, “Whether a family business or a forgotten heirloom,…
  • Mar 5

    Son's Inheritance Up In Smoke

    Son's Inheritance Up In Smoke
    A South African student’s smoking habit cost him his inheritance, the High Court in Pretoria held on Tuesday. Dawid van Vuuren’s son contested his will, in which he disinherited his two sons and bequeathed everything to his two daughters.…
  • Mar 5

    Financial Planning Risks for Professional Athlete

    Financial Planning Risks for Professional Athlete
    Mismanagement of the multi-million dollar salaries of professional athletes is unfortunately common, and a recent example is the case initiated by San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan against his financial advisor. The drastically quick wealth…
Rank this Week: 59

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Mar 5

    Two Symposia

    Two Symposia
    There are two symposia of potential interest tomorrow: In New York City, Fordham Law Review hosts "Fighting Corruption in America and Abroad," a one-day symposium. The full schedule is here. In Gulfport, Florida, tomorrow, Stetson…
  • Feb 25

    Attorney Strike

    Attorney Strike
    Several years ago, I published a short article where I explained that attorneys are employees too and are entitled to the same protections as everyone else. You can download a copy of that article at no charge here. The reality...
  • Feb 9

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?
    We all know that adjuncts are underpaid-grossly underpaid. But, how much are we worth? Certainly, most would agree that law school and med school profs should be paid more than college profs because the tuition is much higher. But, what...
Rank this Week: 110

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 316

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/
  • Mar 5

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.05.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.05.15
    * Jury can't agree to put Jodi Arias to death, guaranteeing Morning Docket/Non-Sequiturs fodder for the next 25 to life. [HLN TV] * The best students in the country are looking at law school... and passing. Get ready for the "now's the best…
  • Mar 5

    CLE: This Is How You Do It

    CLE: This Is How You Do It
    Recently we asked the ATL audience to help us get an empirical grip on the market for Continuing Legal Education. Here are the survey results.
  • Mar 5

    Summer Associate Hiring: Is It Making A Comeback?

    Summer Associate Hiring: Is It Making A Comeback?
    Is the hiring market for summer associates actually heating up? Survey says....
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Mar 5

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference
    Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick (Florida State University - College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School) have posted Identifying Criminals’ Risk Preferences on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is a 250 year old presumption…
  • Mar 5

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance
    Christopher Slobogin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Standing and Covert Surveillance (Pepperdine Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article, written for a symposium on national security, describes…
  • Mar 4

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal
    Tyler J. Buller has posted The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeals (Journal of Appellate Practice & Process, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Iowa’s indigent defendants are represented on appeal by a combination of public…
Rank this Week: 99

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 5

    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream

    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream
    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream – Cereb. Cortex (2015) doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv017 First published online: February 24, 2015. “Humans are endowed with an intuitive number sense that allows us to…
  • Mar 4

    A New Suite of FOIA Training Resources for all Federal Employee

    A New Suite of FOIA Training Resources for all Federal Employee
    DOJ: “The Office of Information Policy has developed new FOIA resources designed to train all levels of the federal workforce to understand their FOIA responsibilities. These new resources were developed as part of our commitments in…
  • Mar 4

    SIGAR Publishes Newly Declassified Data

    SIGAR Publishes Newly Declassified Data
    POGO – “This week, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released a supplement to its January 2015 quarterly report to Congress. The supplement comes after the Pentagon’s change of heart about…
Rank this Week: 35

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 5

    SCOTUS's incoherent media policie

    SCOTUS's incoherent media policie
    I am on record (here and elsewhere) favoring video-recording of SCOTUS arguments. It follows that I view its current policy--same-day transcript, same-week audio, no-week video, same-day audio for certain important cases if the Justice so…
  • Mar 5

    Teaching professionalism -- my starting point

    Teaching professionalism -- my starting point
    First, thank you to the PrawsBlawg team for calling me up from Triple-A this month. Before I joined the academy, I spent a lot of time in the Army, to include several years as a student in various Army schools and three years as a professor…
  • Mar 4

    ACLU responds to Ron Collin

    ACLU responds to Ron Collin
    So, it appears I was sort-of right. As ACLU Exec Director Anthony Romero responds to Ron Collins, the organizations Workplan excluded free expression because other civil liberties issues involve bigger, broader, more systematic challenges…
Rank this Week: 51

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 5

    TalkLeft Appreciation Day

    TalkLeft Appreciation Day
    It's been about three months since I last asked readers and commenters to contribute to TalkLeft. TalkLeft is not an inexpensive venture. I have been personally funding the site for 13 years, and since I eliminated paid advertisements a…
  • Mar 5

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Syria killed the top leaders of Jabhat al-Nusra today in a drone attack in Idlib. Among those killed: Military commander Abu Humam al-Shami. Reports say others killed include Abu Musab al-Palestinian, Abu Omar al-Kurdi, and Abu Bara…
  • Mar 5

    The Media Gets On Board: Indonesia Execution

    The Media Gets On Board: Indonesia Execution
    The headline of an article in Australia's The Independent today reads: Welcome to 'Execution Island' – the Indonesian holiday resort where foreigners are sent to die I can't remember another case when the media around the... [[…
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Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Mar 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
  • Mar 4

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap
    Forget little bottles of bubbles or bags of candy, couples getting married in early-modern Germany printed books to celebrate the wedding.
  • Feb 11

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library welcomes Anna Franz as its 2015 Rare Book Fellow. Anna is our second Rare Book Fellow. She earned a Master’s in Library & Information Science from Wayne State University. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in…
Rank this Week: 610

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Medical Marijuana: Are zero-tolerance work place policies still enforceable?

    Medical Marijuana: Are zero-tolerance work place policies still enforceable?
    With the passage of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, individuals may now legally, under Illinois state law, use marijuana for medical purposes. The Act presents new legal issues for businesses in handling employees…
  • Feb 27

    Understanding How to Document Overtime Practices for your Employee

    Understanding How to Document Overtime Practices for your Employee
    If your business has even one employee, it would be in your best interests to have a basic understanding of overtime and other wage and hour laws.  It is very easy to make mistakes in classifying employees as non-exempt or exempt from…
  • Feb 9

    Best Practices for Employers under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act

    Best Practices for Employers under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act
    In late 2014, the Illinois Department of Labor published amended regulations for the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (“IWPCA”).  In light of the new regulations, small businesses should consider implementing the…
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Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Mar 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
  • Feb 18

    Sources For Statistical Data

    Sources For Statistical Data
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Sources For Statistical Data February 25th / YLS room 128 @3:10PM This workshop will showcase commonly used sources of federal government and private industry data.   Covered…
  • Feb 16

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service
    ExpressO is a law review submission service of bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) by which scholars may manage and track paper submissions to multiple journals. The great majority of law reviews accept submissions either through ExpressO or…
Rank this Week: 456

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Mar 5

    Expectations are not existing facts.

    Expectations are not existing facts.
    Enfield LBC v Najim (2015) CA (Civ Div) 04/03/2015 [Note on Lawtel and here. Not on Bailii yet] This was Enfield’s appeal from a s.204 appeal quashing Enfield’s decision and review decision that Ms N was intentionally…
  • Mar 5

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    Oldham CAB Housing Caseworker / Solicitor / Legal Executive Location:             Oldham & Rochdale…
  • Mar 3

    The judicial review of regulations on funding judicial review

    The judicial review of regulations on funding judicial review
    Ben Hoare Bell Solicitors & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v The Lord Chancellor [2015] EWHC 523 (Admin) The legal aid funding regulations for judicial reviews, in effect from April 2014, were the subject of this judicial review. To cut…
Rank this Week: 290

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 308

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Mar 5

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Coyote Deported 49Times:  A Mexican smuggler arrested while trying to bring 17 illegal aliens into the U.S, told border agents that he has been caught and deported 45 times as a juvenile and four times as an adult.  Ildefonso…
  • Mar 5

    April Supreme Court Argument

    April Supreme Court Argument
    The US Supreme Court has announced its April oral argument calendar.  This is the last session for the term.  Here are the criminal and related cases:Monday, April 20:  Johnson v. United States, No. 13-7120 will be reargued.…
  • Mar 5

    Three Big Questions for Criminal Justice Reform

    Three Big Questions for Criminal Justice Reform
    I'm preparing for a few debates and panels on sentencing reform when I return to the mainland next week.  In surveying the territory, I see three major questions that could use more definitive answers than they have now.  Indeed,…
Rank this Week: 145

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/
Rank this Week: 194

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    Prasad Presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut Today at UCLA

    Prasad Presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut Today at UCLA
    Monica Prasad (Northwestern) presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut at UCLA today as part of its Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance hosted by Jason Oh and Alexander Wu: The debt when Reagan entered office was just over…
  • Mar 5

    Kysar Presents Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard

    Kysar Presents Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard
    Rebecca Kysar (Brooklyn) presented Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard yesterday as part of its Tax Law, Policy and Practice Workshop Series hosted by Daniel Halperin and Stephen Shay: The circumstances, if any, that permit a non-uniform, or…
  • Mar 5

    Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Iowa

    Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Iowa
    Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Iowa today as part of its Faculty Workshop Series: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law"…
Rank this Week: 30

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/
  • Mar 5

    Artistic license

    Artistic license
    Artistic License The official portrait of former President Bill Clinton has been completed. See it here. It was painted in the “conservative realistic style” … maybe a little too realistic and not sufficiently conservative? According to…
  • Mar 3

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?
    Last year, Starbucks announced a new corporate-supported educational program that one year later is still viable: Starbucks will reimburse its full-time workers for taking online classes with Arizona State University. Partial tuition (58%)…
  • Mar 3

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 379 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2014: Twenty-Eighth Annual Survey Symeon C. Symeonides Willamette University - College of…
Rank this Week: 289

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Mar 5

    SEC Approves FINRA Proposal to Further Revise Definition of Public and Non-Public Arbitrator

    SEC Approves FINRA Proposal to Further Revise Definition of Public and Non-Public Arbitrator
    The SEC approved FINRA’s proposal to ” refine and reorganize the definitions of ‘non-public’ arbitrator and ‘public’ arbitrator.”  Customers who file an arbitration claim against a broker…
  • Mar 5

    Live Israel Blog–2015!

    Live Israel Blog–2015!
    We are in the O’Hare airport  ready to go–33 MU law students, my fabulous program coordinator Natalie Fleury, and wonderful MU colleague Chad Oldfather.  With Israeli elections in 2 weeks and Netanyahu here in the U.S.…
  • Mar 5

    Awards and Recognition

    Awards and Recognition
    As you may have seen on the DRLE listserv, Jean Sternlight (UNLV) will receive this year’s Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution conference next month. UNLV has named Hal Abramson (Touro) and Lisa…
Rank this Week: 502

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/
  • Mar 5

    Thoughts on the Petraeus Plea

    Thoughts on the Petraeus Plea
    Over at The Intercept, Peter Maass complains that the plea deal for David Petraeus is “yet another example of a senior official treated leniently for the sorts of violations that lower-level officials are punished severely…
  • Mar 5

    Yesterday in U.S. v. Tsarnaev: Prosecution Witnesse

    Yesterday in U.S. v. Tsarnaev: Prosecution Witnesse
    With opening statements made, prosecutors in the capital case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev commenced their presentation of evidence.  An overview of the day’s testimony—which spanned some of the morning and all of the…
  • Mar 5

    Bits and Byte

    Bits and Byte
    FTC v. Wyndham.  The Third Circuit heard oral argument the other day in this long-running case that will test whether or not the FTC can use its “unfair” business practices authority to sanction companies that allegedly take…
Rank this Week: 76

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    DuBeck v. California Physician's Service (Cal. Ct. App. - March 5, 2015)

    DuBeck v. California Physician's Service (Cal. Ct. App. - March 5, 2015)
    As Eli Wallach memorably said in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:  "When you have to shoot, shoot.  Don't talk."The Court of Appeal reiterated that message in a slightly different context today.  Telling Blue Shield:…
  • Mar 5

    Yousefian v. City of Glendale (9th Cir. - March 5, 2015)

    Yousefian v. City of Glendale (9th Cir. - March 5, 2015)
    It's a Section 1983 false arrest case in which the arresting police officer slept with the arrestee's ex-wife, who (among other things) planted drugs on her former spouse.  The plaintiff is represented by Mark Geragos, and the Ninth…
  • Mar 4

    In Re G.Y. (Cal. Ct. App. - March 3, 2015)

    In Re G.Y. (Cal. Ct. App. - March 3, 2015)
    The Court of Appeal's call for legislative action here might well not fall on deaf ears.You're not usually going to see the Legislature fall over itself to pass a statute that favors someone who's committed a crime.  Admittedly, the…
Rank this Week: 111

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/
  • Mar 5

    BC Court of Appeal Discusses Evidence For Cost of Care Award

    BC Court of Appeal Discusses Evidence For Cost of Care Award
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of Appeal addressing the evidence needed to justify an award for cost of future care. In today’s case (Lo v. Matsumoto) the Plaintiff was injured in a 2009 collision and was…
  • Mar 3

    Motorist at Fault For Collision With Scooter During U-Turn

    Motorist at Fault For Collision With Scooter During U-Turn
    Reasons for judgement were released today addressing fault for a collision involving a vehicle conducting a U-turn. In today’s case (Longford v. Tempesta) the Plaintiff was operating a scooter and was travelling behind the…
  • Feb 27

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic Shoulder Injury

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic Shoulder Injury
    Adding to this site’s archives of pain and suffering awards for shoulder injuries, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a chronic shoulder injury sustained in a…
Rank this Week: 985

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Mar 5

    Vairo on Class Action

    Vairo on Class Action
    Georgene M. Vairo of Loyola Los Angeles haw written Is the Class Action Really Dead? Is that Good or Bad for Class Members? 64 Emory Law Journal 477 (2014). Here's the abstract: Recent Supreme Court decisions have tightened up the...
  • Mar 4

    1800Vending’s Effort to Ride Piggy Back on Hadeed Carpet Cleaning – Will It Succeed?

    1800Vending’s Effort to Ride Piggy Back on Hadeed Carpet Cleaning – Will It Succeed?
    by Paul Alan Levy An increasing number of ISP’s have come to see themselves as more than stakeholders in controversies about whether their users have so clearly exceeded their First Amendment rights that their identities must be…
  • Mar 4

    Car dealers, Tesla, and allegations of crony capitalism

    Car dealers, Tesla, and allegations of crony capitalism
    About a year ago, we posted about the electric-car company Tesla, which wants to sell cars directly from its stores to consumers, and efforts by car dealers to interfere with Tesla's business model on, you guessed it, consumer-protection…
Rank this Week: 280

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Mar 5

    Trust But Verify — What E-discovery should be

    Trust But Verify — What E-discovery should be
    If you ask an opposing party about the details of their document collection; the custodians interviewed; the keywords searched; or the culling approaches used; you are likely to get one response, a quickly erected brick wall. In Cooperation…
  • Mar 3

    Beware of Forced Arbitration in Nursing-Home Contract

    Beware of Forced Arbitration in Nursing-Home Contract
    We live in a baby-boomer nation. Now, those post-World War II folks are turning 70-something and soon will need nursing homes. The nursing-home industry not only recognizes the changing of the tides taking place but also is capitalizing on…
  • Mar 2

    Forced Arbitration Pervades Contractual Agreements, Binding Consumer

    Forced Arbitration Pervades Contractual Agreements, Binding Consumer
    Margaret Jane Radin, author of Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law, is of the point of view that the American court system is “allowing contract to gobble up tort.” In other words, the 37-year law…
Rank this Week: 416

Specialty Insurance Blog

Specialty Insurance Blog

Offers news and commentary on specialty insurance, risk management and private equity, with an emphasis on professional liability and entrepreneurship. By Tennant Risk Services.

http://specialtyinsurance.typepad.com/specialty_insurance_blog/
  • Mar 5

    The Art of Schmoozing – Updated

    The Art of Schmoozing – Updated
    One of our favorite posts is The Art of Schmoozing by Guy Kawasaki (see our prior post). He has update his original post, where are here, here and below, with some moderate and modern changes (here). The Art of Schmoozing, By Guy Kawasaki…
  • Feb 24

    Professional Liability Insurance (E&O) Placement Tip

    Professional Liability Insurance (E&O) Placement Tip
    Professional liability insurance (E&O, D&O, EPL, Cyber) does not operate quite the same way as other lines of coverage. Part of this is driven by the use of claims-made insurance forms, and part is based on the services, exposures and…
  • Feb 10

    Cyber Risk Insurance – Update on Bank Account Takeover

    Cyber Risk Insurance – Update on Bank Account Takeover
    We continue to hear that the threat to a smaller organization of cyber-attack is real (see prior post), and we have talked about Cyber Risk Insurance as one (essential) method of protection. A bank account takeover attack is just one of these…
Rank this Week: 721

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/
  • Mar 5

    Crowe on International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Law

    Crowe on International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Law
    Jonathan Crowe (The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law) has posted Coherence and Acceptance in International Law: Can Humanitarianism and Human Rights Be Reconciled? (Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 251-267, 2014)…
  • Mar 5

    Green on Erie

    Green on Erie
    Craig Green (Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law) has posted Can Erie Survive as Federal Common Law? (William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 54, 2013) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay was written for a...
  • Mar 5

    Kaplow on Information & the Aim of Adjudication

    Kaplow on Information & the Aim of Adjudication
    Louis Kaplow (Harvard Law School) has posted Information and the Aim of Adjudication: Truth or Consequences? (Stanford Law Review (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Adjudication is fundamentally about information, usually concerning…
Rank this Week: 19

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: 83

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Tips for Saving on Prescription Drug

    Tips for Saving on Prescription Drug
    The cost of prescription drugs is one of the biggest issues for seniors in America today. Not only are the prices of these necessary medications skyrocketing, but many insurers try to get out of paying for most or all of the cost. One of the…
  • Mar 2

    Managing Health Care Costs with Crowdfunding

    Managing Health Care Costs with Crowdfunding
    While some say that it takes a village to raise a child, others are now saying that it takes a crowd to pay for rising medical costs. As more caregivers are expected to pay for their loved one's medical costs out of pocket, they are turning…
  • Feb 26

    Chinese Elite Fighting for Palliative Care

    Chinese Elite Fighting for Palliative Care
    Families of China's political elite and senior Communist Party leaders are now fighting for a more unusual cause: the right for their seniors to die with dignity. Failure to take every measure possible to keep these people alive is considered…
Rank this Week: 822