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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…
  • Feb 26

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month
    On February 26, 2014, the FBI announced George Louis Theodule, 52, a former resident of Wellington, Florida was sentenced to 150 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Theodule previously pled guilty to wire…
  • Feb 26

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On February 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced charges against an Arizona-based private equity fund manager and his investment advisory firm for…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

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

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Jul 29

    Lawrence, MA Man Hospitalized Following Near Drowning in Pool

    Lawrence, MA Man Hospitalized Following Near Drowning in Pool
    Gregorio “Junior” Ortega, a 20-year-old from Lawrence, Massachusetts is in a coma after he almost drowned in a wave pool at a New England water park. According to relative, the near drowning happened while Ortega was attending his…
  • Jul 24

    General Motors Recalls Another 800,000 Cars, Cites More Deaths Related to Faulty Ignition Switche

    General Motors Recalls Another 800,000 Cars, Cites More Deaths Related to Faulty Ignition Switche
    Automaker General Motors is recalling yet another 822,000 cars in six new recalls, upping its total number of recalls this year to 60 recalls. The new recalls means that already this year, GM has recalled 29 million million autos globally.…
Rank this Week: 478

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

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

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Jul 30

    Modest Reflections on the State of Delaware Litigation

    Modest Reflections on the State of Delaware Litigation
    Authored By Edward Mcnally This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | July 30, 2014 Delaware’s courts are going through a period of rapid change. While it is too early to decide…
Rank this Week: 469

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 29

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae
    Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) has arrived at a $591 million mortgage settlement with Fannie Mae (FNMA). The arrangement resolves claims that the banking institution sold faulty mortgages to the government run-home loan financier and covers…
  • Jul 30

    Deutsche Bank, UBS Being Probed Over Dark Pools & High-Frequency Trading, While An Investor Sue Barclay

    Deutsche Bank, UBS Being Probed Over Dark Pools & High-Frequency Trading, While An Investor Sue Barclay
    Deutsche Bank AG (DB) and UBS AG (UBS) have disclosed that they are cooperating with regulators investigating dark pool trading venues and high frequency trading venues. Currently a number of banks are under investigation. UBS says that…
  • Jul 30

    JPMorgan Expands Disclosures for Private-Banking Client

    JPMorgan Expands Disclosures for Private-Banking Client
    According to The Wall Street Journal, J.P. Morgan Chase (JPM) is now articulating more clearly the difference between outside products and its own offerings to private-banking clients, as well as letting them know how much of their monies…
Rank this Week: 593

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • May 1

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?

    What Happens When Your Long-Term Care Claim is Denied?
    According to The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, in 2012, more than 8 million Americans have long-term care insurance. People over 80 years old made up more than one-half of the claims opened in 2012. What does long-term…
  • Apr 8

    When your insurer lets you down

    When your insurer lets you down
    If you are like most homeowners, you have paid your insurance premium monthly for as long as you've had your home. Then comes the day when you need to file a claim and your insurance company does everything in their power to avoid paying that…
Rank this Week: 757

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers serious personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability. By Montross Miller Muller Mendelson & Kennedy, LLP

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

    Oxygen Therapy Can Help Treat Certain Spinal Cord Injurie

    Oxygen Therapy Can Help Treat Certain Spinal Cord Injurie
    A treatment that involves breathing low levels of oxygen can help treat persons who suffer from certain types of spinal injury. The therapy has been found to help these people walk much farther and much faster. The research conducted by…
  • Jun 7

    Timing of Surgery, Hospital Admission Could Affect Patient Care

    Timing of Surgery, Hospital Admission Could Affect Patient Care
    Patients, who are due for surgery or hospital treatment during certain times of the month, or even certain days of the week, have a much higher risk of dying. This phenomenon is called the "July Effect" in which patients are much more likely…
  • May 31

    Teen Safety: Surviving The Deadliest Days of Summer

    Teen Safety: Surviving The Deadliest Days of Summer
    The “100 Deadliest Days of Summer” is not the title of a new blockbuster film playing at a theater near you. This is the term given to the period between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays which constitutes the hundred most…
Rank this Week: 800

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/
  • Jul 30

    Daniel O'Connell: Celtic to the core.

    Daniel O'Connell: Celtic to the core.
    Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847), the "Liberator of Ireland", led a movement that forced the British to pass the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829, allowing Catholics to become members of the British House of Commons. History knows him…
  • Jul 30

    Reason to Live.

    Reason to Live.
  • Jul 29

    Elizabeth McGovern in 2012.

    Elizabeth McGovern in 2012.
    McGovern in 2012....
Rank this Week: 280

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 30

    Operation Choke Point

    Operation Choke Point
    Cato event held earlier this month with Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Cato senior fellow Mark Calabria. Here’s the description: Launched in early 2013, “Operation Choke Point” is a joint effort by the Department of…
  • Jul 30

    Special consideration at Texas Law?

    Special consideration at Texas Law?
    “Some of the least-qualified graduates of the University of Texas School of Law in recent years have high-level connections in the Legislature, which may explain how they got into the prestigious law school in the first place.”…
  • Jul 29

    DoJ sues Pennsylvania over trooper fitness test

    DoJ sues Pennsylvania over trooper fitness test
    The tests “disproportionately screened out female applicants, resulting in a disparate impact against those applicants.” Officers who are highly fit have more options in a situation where force is required — subduing a…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Jul 30

    Hawley on Jurisdiction in Hobby Lobby

    Hawley on Jurisdiction in Hobby Lobby
    Erin Morrow Hawley (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted The Jurisdictional Question in Hobby Lobby (Yale Law Journal Forum (Fall 2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores may well be the biggest case...
  • Jul 30

    Trebilcock on the Future of the World Trading System

    Trebilcock on the Future of the World Trading System
    Michael J. Trebilcock (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper first traces the evolving legal status of...
  • Jul 30

    Eyal on Nudging

    Eyal on Nudging
    Nir Eyal (Harvard Medical School) has posted Nudging by Shaming, Shaming by Nudging (Int J Health Policy Manag 2014; 3: 53–56) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In both developing and developed countries, health ministries closely examine use…
Rank this Week: 22

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: 84

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

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/
Rank this Week: 117

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY
    How far the mighty fall….Garth Drabinsky was an entertainment mogul in the world of theatre, whose productions including Phantom of the Opera, Showboat, Sunset Boulevard, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, garnered nineteen Tony awards for…
  • Jul 28

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal
    Rodell Sanders is yet another victim of a corrupt criminal justice system in America. In 1993 he was a member of a gang called the Gangster Disciples in Chicago, Illinois. In December 1993 a carjacking took place resulting in a robbery and…
  • Jul 27

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?
    Philadelphia lawyer, Murray Shusterman, loves the law and has no intention of retiring anytime soon, despite his pending 102nd birthday. A lawyer since 1936 he practices corporate and real estate law at blue-chip firm Fox Rothschild, a firm…
Rank this Week: 801

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: 557

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/
  • Jul 30

    Yeah, But Is It a Good Bill? Thoughts on the Leahy FISA Reform Proposal

    Yeah, But Is It a Good Bill? Thoughts on the Leahy FISA Reform Proposal
    Yesterday evening, Jodie Liu and I summarized Sen. Leahy’s new FISA reform bill—which represents a legislative compromise between many of the major stakeholders in the NSA debate. One question we did not treat is whether the…
  • Jul 30

    Everybody is Vulnerable

    Everybody is Vulnerable
    Even the vaunted Israelis. “A Chinese hacking team previously accused of being behind raids against US defence contractors has been accused of a new data heist: plundering the tech behind Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence…
  • Jul 30

    True Lawfare — The Fight to Seize Iran’s Domain Name Continue

    True Lawfare — The Fight to Seize Iran’s Domain Name Continue
    A month ago, we wrote about an effort by several plaintiff’s lawyers, representing terrorist victims, to seize the Iran domain name (.IR).  Turns out there was even more to it than we were aware of at the time, as the same group of…
Rank this Week: 64

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 56

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Jul 30

    In Hedge Fund, Argentina Finds Relentless Foe

    In Hedge Fund, Argentina Finds Relentless Foe
    A court has ruled that unless Argentina settles a debt dispute with a hedge fund, it is barred from paying its main bondholders.
  • Jul 30

    G.E.’s Retail Finance Arm Raises $2.9 Billion in I.P.O.

    G.E.’s Retail Finance Arm Raises $2.9 Billion in I.P.O.
    The business, now known as Synchrony Financial, priced its shares at $23 each, at the low end of its expected price range. That values the newly independent company at $19.1 billion.
  • Jul 30

    Former Top Spokesman for N.Y.S.E. to Join Public Relations Firm

    Former Top Spokesman for N.Y.S.E. to Join Public Relations Firm
    Robert Rendine, who was the top spokesman for the parent of the New York Stock Exchange until late last year, will be joining Sard Verbinnen & Company as a managing director on Sept. 15.
Rank this Week: 6

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. 13-1371 Issue: (1) Whether disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act; and (2) if…
  • Jul 30

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Steven R. Shapiro (Part Six)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Steven R. Shapiro (Part Six)
    What civil liberties challenges we face next, the importance of Edward Snowden, the “newness” of technology and thinking about civil liberties in a climate of fear, and the qualities a Supreme Court Justice will…
  • Jul 29

    Fisher challenges new college admissions ruling

    Fisher challenges new college admissions ruling
    Lawyers for Abigail Noel Fisher, who has been pursuing a lengthy court challenge to the use of race in admitting students to the University of Texas in Austin, on Tuesday asked the full Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a new…
Rank this Week: 12

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 121

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 30

    Stealing Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 1831 and 1832

    Stealing Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 1831 and 1832
    CRS - Stealing Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 1831 and 1832. Charles Doyle, Senior Specialist in American Public Law. July 25, 2014. “Stealing a trade secret is a federal crime when…
  • Jul 30

    Israel: Background and U.S. Relation

    Israel: Background and U.S. Relation
    CRS – Israel: Background and U.S. Relations. Jim Zanotti, Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs. July 22, 2014 “Periodic violence between Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip—including the Islamist group…
  • Jul 30

    Changing Growth Trends Carry New Global Spillover

    Changing Growth Trends Carry New Global Spillover
    “As the global economy shifts from crisis to recovery mode, the changing growth patterns—with advanced economies generally recovering and emerging markets slowing on a broad basis—carry new spillover risks, says the IMF…
Rank this Week: 17

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Jul 30

    NY Police Unions Not Allowed to Be Involved in Stop-and-Frisk Suit

    NY Police Unions Not Allowed to Be Involved in Stop-and-Frisk Suit
    A district judge recently denied any motion by the NY’s five police unions to be seen as defendants in the controversial stop-and-frisk litigation. The court ruling clears a major obstacle for the city in its plans to abandon its appeal and…
  • Jul 30

    Minnesota Vikings Gearing Up for Litigation

    Minnesota Vikings Gearing Up for Litigation
    The Minnesota Vikings are getting ready for a legal battle with their ex-teammate punter. An attorney was hired by the team, who did a probe on the Miami Dolphins bullying issue as well as taking part in an integral role in marriage equality…
  • Jul 30

    Judge Demanding BoA to Pay for $1.27B in Hustle Litigation

    Judge Demanding BoA to Pay for $1.27B in Hustle Litigation
    A NY federal judge demanded Bank of America to make a $1.27 billion payment as a penalty on a litigation which involved the “Hustle” mortgage program from Countrywide Financial Corp. The amount was reduced from the original $2.1 billion…
Rank this Week: 660

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 213

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
  • Jul 30

    JSMP criticises indictment in domestic violence case in Dili District Court (18 July 2014)

    JSMP criticises indictment in domestic violence case in Dili District Court (18 July 2014)
    ETLJB 31/07/2014 Indictment of the public prosecutor does not reflect the suffering of the victim - On 18 July 2014 the Dili District Court tried the defendant AA for allegedly committing domestic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 29

    Meeting of the Timor-Leste’s Development Partners July 2014

    Meeting of the Timor-Leste’s Development Partners July 2014
    ETLJB 30/07/2014 - Mon. 28 of July of 2014, 13:47h On July 25th and 26th, just after the CPLP’s Summit of Díli and the official visit of the Prime Minister of Portugal to Timor-Leste, the... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jul 29

    EWER Alert: Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Space

    EWER Alert: Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Space
    ETLJB 30/07/2014 From EWER: Incidents of Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Spaces - Incidents of sexual violence[1] (#_ftn1) continue to concern communities across Timor-Leste. Over the past year,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 540

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jul 30

    Rikers Corruption Probe Nets 7

    Rikers Corruption Probe Nets 7
    As discussed here in a July 9 post, New York City's Department of Investigation has been engaged in an intensive and detailed probe into misconduct inside the City's largest jail complex, Rikers Island. As discussed then -- following the…
  • Jul 29

    Criminal Sentencing and Judicial Activism

    Criminal Sentencing and Judicial Activism
    This is a warm and fuzzy story about judicial activism in criminal sentencing. I mean that in the best possible way.It comes by way of the New York Times and concerns one federal judge's frustration that badly constructed mandatory minimum…
  • Jul 26

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.
    The headline credit really belongs to Cypress Hill, but we'll give the Times a h/t. In an Editorial, the paper of record called for the federal decriminalization of marijuana. That's a big deal. As the editorial acknowledges, it isn't…
Rank this Week: 38

Oregon Intellectual Property Law

Oregon Intellectual Property Law

Covers on intellectual property law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Oregon. By Kenan L. Farrell.

http://oregonintellectualproperty.com/
Rank this Week: 852

Indiana Intellectual Property &…

Indiana Intellectual Property & Technology Blog

Covers intellectual property & technology law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Indiana. By Kenan Farrell.

http://indianaintellectualproperty.com/
Rank this Week: 776

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jul 30

    House Republicans Authorize Suit Against President Obama

    House Republicans Authorize Suit Against President Obama
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The House of Representatives voted along party lines this afternoon to authorize a federal lawsuit against President Obama for alleged constitutional overreach in implementation of the Affordable…
  • Jul 29

    Divided Fifth Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction Against Mississippi's Restrictive Abortion Law HB 1390

    Divided Fifth Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction Against Mississippi's Restrictive Abortion Law HB 1390
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law A panel of the Fifth Circuit in its opinion today in Jackson Women's Health Organization v. Currier upheld the district judge's injunction against the enforcement of a…
  • Jul 29

    In Memoriam: Cheryl Hanna

    In Memoriam: Cheryl Hanna
    Vermont Law School has reported the death of ConLawProf Cheryl Hanna. A memorial is scheduled for Friday. Her scholarship was devoted to issues of domestic violence, sexuality, and gender. Her essay, Gender As A Core Value in Teaching…
Rank this Week: 216

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jul 30

    Groping Conviction Leads To Disbarment: "Believed She Was Enjoying It As Much As He Was"

    Groping Conviction Leads To Disbarment: "Believed She Was Enjoying It As Much As He Was"
    The New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department has accepted the resignation of a British solicitor convicted of groping a woman on a bus trip from Edinburgh to London. The Express (U.K.) had the story of the criminal...
  • Jul 30

    Immunity For Court-Appointed Guardian

    Immunity For Court-Appointed Guardian
    The New Mexico Supreme Court held that a court-appointed guardian ad litem is immune from suit for actions related to the appointment We hold that a Rule 1-053.3 guardian ad litem is protected by absolute quasi-judicial immunity from suit…
  • Jul 30

    Armed In The Office

    Armed In The Office
    An attorney who failed to respond to a series of client-initiated bar complaints was suspended for two years by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He had already been suspended for failure to respond to complaints and to pay dues. When the...
Rank this Week: 373

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Jul 30

    You Might Be Stressed Out If.....

    You Might Be Stressed Out If.....
    You might be stressed out if.....You have seriously pondered entering the paralegal protection program in an effort to actually step away from that papyrus covered desk, as you flee the legal perimeter to play a fun little game called…
  • Jul 21

    Are calling yourself certified? Chances are you're mistaken.

    Are calling yourself certified? Chances are you're mistaken.
    Confusing the certified with certificate says you don’t know your career. How sad is that? You need to be able to represent yourself correctly. Saying you are certified when you received a certificate of completion or achievement after…
  • Jul 15

    What's a nice Greek like Nikki Karakostas doing in the paralegal field?

    What's a nice Greek like Nikki Karakostas doing in the paralegal field?
    "Who can truthfully say they absolutely love what they do? Be honest. While most people open with their “don’t like” list, getting Nikki to confess what she does not like was not going to happen. When pressed, she admitted…
Rank this Week: 994

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/
  • Jul 30

    GETTING HER STRIPES

    GETTING HER STRIPES
    Someone needs to tell her mother! @ Times Square
  • Jul 30

    BOOZING IT WITH DARTH

    BOOZING IT WITH DARTH
    Darth Vader making small talk .... (Is that a minor sitting at the bar?)
  • Jul 30

    (NOT) LADY GAGA

    (NOT) LADY GAGA
    @ a Gaga concert
Rank this Week: 8

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Rules of Rollover

    Rules of Rollover
    Until recently, if you owned more than one IRA, you could rollover each once a year. However, thanks to a U.S. Tax Court opinion, IRA certificate of deposit rollovers could be “very risky” for older investors. The court ruled that...
  • Jul 30

    Inherited IRAs Protected by Some State

    Inherited IRAs Protected by Some State
    Some investors that are lucky enough to benefit from a nonspousal inherited IRA are better off living in some states than others. Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas are the only states where nonspousal…
  • Jul 30

    New Book: A Guide to International Estate Planning

    New Book: A Guide to International Estate Planning
    The American Bar Association section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law has recently published a book entitled, A Guide to International Estate Planning, Second Edition. Provided below is a synopsis of the updated and expanded book: With…
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • Jul 30

    More on the D.C. Circuit's country-of-origin meat labeling decision

    More on the D.C. Circuit's country-of-origin meat labeling decision
    by Ted Mermin (guest blogger -- pictured to the right) Just a quick follow-up on Allison Zieve's post on the country-of-origin-labeling case decided yesterday by the DC Circuit. As Allison notes, the case addresses the constitutional standard…
  • Jul 30

    White House moves against forced arbitration clauses in employment contract

    White House moves against forced arbitration clauses in employment contract
    AP is reporting: "President Barack Obama is preparing to sign an executive order cracking down on labor violations by companies that contract with the federal government .... In a bid to allow potential victims to have their day in court,...
  • Jul 30

    Bar Exam Snafu Frustrates Test-Taker

    Bar Exam Snafu Frustrates Test-Taker
    Think back to when you took the bar exam. Now try to think how you would feel if after you finished, you were unable to submit the exam. That is exactly what happened yesterday for exam takers in as many...
Rank this Week: 92

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/
  • Jul 30

    The 5 Types of Appellate Briefs You Don't Want to Write

    The 5 Types of Appellate Briefs You Don't Want to Write
    In today's Recorder Cameron Gilbert (director of Counsel Press Legal Research Group) offers The Five Types of Appellate Briefs You Don't Want to Write. In short, his dreadful quintet are:1. The See-What-Sticks Brief -- Defect =…
  • Jul 30

    International Shoe (and "Stella!")

    International Shoe (and "Stella!")
    Nothing from law school relates to practice, right? Well, here's a published opinion today that cites International Shoe Co. v. Washington (1945) 326 U.S. 310-- a name that resonates with anyone who took first year civil procedure! Heck,…
  • Jul 29

    Tino video

    Tino video
    Want to see nominee Tino Cuellar in action?Here he is in 2012 at the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference (yes, THAT conference on Maui...):Tracking the Trackers, Part 2: Tracking and the Government(His presentation begins around 17:30 minutes…
Rank this Week: 961

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
Rank this Week: 908

the (new) legal writer

the (new) legal writer

A collection of resources for lawyers, who write. By Raymond Ward.

http://raymondpward.typepad.com/newlegalwriter/
  • Jul 30

    Five grammar myths debunked ...

    Five grammar myths debunked ...
    ... by Ross Guberman. Bookmark Ross’s post so you’ll have it the next time a believer in these myths critiques your work.
  • Jul 21

    One reason to hyphenate phrasal adjectives ...

    One reason to hyphenate phrasal adjectives ...
    ... is that “defective drug attorneys” doesn’t mean the same thing as “defective-drug attorneys.”
  • Jul 15

    From soup to nuts: True and false range

    From soup to nuts: True and false range
    Over at Daily Writing Tips, Maeve Maddox has a helpful post on true and false ranges, usually phrased as “ranging from x to y.” She gives helpful examples of each and a simple test for avoiding use of false ranges.
Rank this Week: 1000

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/
  • Jul 30

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Lawyers Not Plumbers, Where to Incorporate, Passport Delay

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Lawyers Not Plumbers, Where to Incorporate, Passport Delay
    With summer here, it feels like now is the time to get your travel in and capitalize on those PTO days before the weather turns. However, if you’re looking to travel internationally—and don’t already have a…
  • Jul 30

    How to get more people to share your law blog post

    How to get more people to share your law blog post
    Getting more people to share your law blog posts requires you to share other people’s posts and stories. Hubspot’s Sam Kusinitz (@sdkusin) posted seven ways to get more people to share your posts. Post at the right times –…
  • Jul 29

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Paperless HR, Paying in Bitcoin, Corruption in M&A

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Paperless HR, Paying in Bitcoin, Corruption in M&A
    What if you got paid in Bitcoin? I’d guess, for most of you—it’d be pretty annoying. But around the globe, there are actually people who would prefer it. Caroline Donelan of DLA Piper discusses the prospect today on The…
Rank this Week: 15

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Police Sergeant acted reasonably...cont

    Police Sergeant acted reasonably...cont
    In deciding whether the police acted properly in this criminal case, the inquiry into the propriety of police conduct must weigh the degree of intrusion it entails against the precipitating and attending circumstances. The touchstone of any…
  • Jul 30

    Family Court Act § 311.4(3)

    Family Court Act § 311.4(3)
    Respondent's background was obtained by means of questions put to TS who has supervised respondent's foster care with New York Foundling since 2007. Criminal Respondent was referred to the Girls Education & Mentoring Services, a social…
  • Jul 30

    Code of Judicial Conduct

    Code of Judicial Conduct
    In an unprecedented action in the County of Suffolk, the prosecutor, on behalf of the People of the State of New York, requests an order disqualifying or recusing this court from presiding as the assigned judge of two separate indictments...
Rank this Week: 748

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 129

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jul 30

    BIS Announces Future Restrictions on Exports of Unspecified Items to Russia

    BIS Announces Future Restrictions on Exports of Unspecified Items to Russia
    As the sanctions pile up on Russia, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced new sanctions yesterday. Of course, what exactly is covered by the sanctions isn’t quite clear, but as they say on birthdays and in…
  • Jul 29

    OFAC and the Passion Fruit of the Poisoned Tree

    OFAC and the Passion Fruit of the Poisoned Tree
    Processadoro Campofresco, Inc., a Puerto Rican fruit juice processor and packager, has agreed to pay to OFAC $27,000 in connection with its purchase of passion fruit juice and pulp from a Colombian company designated under OFAC’s…
  • Jul 29

    New Russia Sanction

    New Russia Sanction
    OFAC just announced the addition of the three banks to the Sectoral Sanctions Identifications List (“SSIL”). As with the banks previously added to the SSIL, U.S. companies and individuals are prohibited in dealing in loans longer…
Rank this Week: 398

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Jul 30

    House Passes ESA Reform Package

    House Passes ESA Reform Package
    On July 29, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Endangered Species Act (ESA) reform legislation introduced by members of the House Natural Resources Committee. As previously reported, the legislation consists of four bills seeking…
  • Jul 24

    EPA Not Required to Consult on Air Quality Regulation Regarding Four Corners Power Plant

    EPA Not Required to Consult on Air Quality Regulation Regarding Four Corners Power Plant
    On July 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was not required to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding potential endangered species…
  • Jul 22

    NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonid

    NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonid
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has released its final recovery plan for Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon, Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, and Central Valley steelhead.  The website for the recovery plan…
Rank this Week: 466

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Toddler Drowns in Mira Loma Backyard Pool

    Toddler Drowns in Mira Loma Backyard Pool
    Sheriff's officials are investigating a swimming pool accident in Riverside County, which claimed the life of 2-year-old Kimberly Gonzalez. According to a news report in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Kimberly was found the evening of July…
  • Jul 28

    Newport Coast Crash Proves Fatal For Woman

    Newport Coast Crash Proves Fatal For Woman
    Karine Bondra, 46, was killed in a Newport Beach car accident the night of July 23, 2014. According to a news report in Corona del Mar Today, the fatal car accident occurred when Bondra was driving south on Newport Coast Drive near Pelican…
  • Jul 25

    Elderly Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in San Bernardino

    Elderly Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in San Bernardino
    John Preciado, who was reported missing from an assisted-living facility in Mentone, was killed in a hit-and-run accident near West Rialto Avenue and G Street in San Bernardino the night of July 18, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news…
Rank this Week: 90

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
Rank this Week: 208

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 30

    Raw Goat Milk Cheese Recalled for Possible E. coli Contamination

    Raw Goat Milk Cheese Recalled for Possible E. coli Contamination
    The Southwestern Wisconsin Dairy Goat Products Cooperative of Mt. Sterling, WI, is recalling Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8…
  • Jul 30

    Cyclospora Outbreak Reaches 202 Cases; More Than Half are in Texa

    Cyclospora Outbreak Reaches 202 Cases; More Than Half are in Texa
    Just like last summer, illnesses involving prolonged watery diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms caused by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis are spreading across the country from Texas. Public health officials suspect the parasite…
  • Jul 29

    Raw Milk Seizure Stirs Debate in Michigan

    Raw Milk Seizure Stirs Debate in Michigan
    Michigan farmers and some of their downstate customers are still talking about an enforcement action taken two weeks ago by the Michigan Department of Agriculture. The incident has prompted hundreds of comments on local newspaper and Facebook…
Rank this Week: 65