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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: 214

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/
  • Jul 10

    Real Sobreity is key to Winning a Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal

    Real Sobreity is key to Winning a Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal
    The most important thing you need to win a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal is real sobriety. You must have honestly quit drinking, and done so for good. The whole point of the license appeal process is to make sure...
  • Jul 6

    1st Offense DUI in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne County, Michigan

    1st Offense DUI in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne County, Michigan
    For most people facing a 1st offense DUI in Michigan, the case marks their first adult contact with the criminal justice system. The sense of apprehension about what will follow can fill the coming days with a sense of fear...
  • Jul 3

    Driver's License Restoration Appeals in Michigan - The big Picture

    Driver's License Restoration Appeals in Michigan - The big Picture
    I have written rather extensively about the need to be eligible to file for and then win a Michigan driver's license restoration or clearance appeal. In this article, I want to begin with an example of how a little-known facet...
Rank this Week: 257

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 33

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 67

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/
  • Jul 7

    Serious Mistakes Still Happen During Surgerie

    Serious Mistakes Still Happen During Surgerie
    Medical malpractice is often a fairly scientifically complicated area of law. Determining whether a doctor has acted appropriately in a situation requires understanding not just the law but the medicine as well. However, there are some…
  • Jul 4

    Man Records Doctors Misdeed

    Man Records Doctors Misdeed
    Medical malpractice can sometimes be hard to catch. Unless a patient suffers serious and immediate consequences from the malpractice he or she may not know for days, weeks, or even years that he or she has been a victim. However, for some…
  • Jul 1

    Benicar Linked to Gastrointestinal Problem

    Benicar Linked to Gastrointestinal Problem
    Medical malpractice lawsuits provide a remedy when a patient is hurt by the negligence of a hospital, doctor, or other healthcare provider. Sometimes the problem is not the person providing the care, however. Sometime the treatment itself…
Rank this Week: 586

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: 635

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/
  • Jul 7

    Natapoff on Public Defenders and the Criminalization of Poverty

    Natapoff on Public Defenders and the Criminalization of Poverty
    Alexandra Natapoff (Loyola Law School Los Angeles) has posted Gideon's Servants and the Criminalization of Poverty (12 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 445 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In ways that slip beneath the doctrinal…
  • Jul 6

    "Teenager’s Jailing Brings a Call to Fix Sex Offender Registries"

    "Teenager’s Jailing Brings a Call to Fix Sex Offender Registries"
    The New York Times has the story: As Mr. Anderson’s defenders see it, his story is a parable of the digital age: the collision of the temporary relationships that young people develop on the Internet and the increasing criminalization of...
  • Jul 6

    "HRW to US: Adopt new criminal justice reform bill"

    "HRW to US: Adopt new criminal justice reform bill"
    Jurist has the story. In part: Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Thursday said that the SAFE Justice Act, a US criminal justice reform bill introduced in June, could better protect prisoners' rights and increase fairness in…
Rank this Week: 75

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 517

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 7

    For a Summer, Law Students Escape Grueling Practice

    For a Summer, Law Students Escape Grueling Practice
    Across the country, it's the season for law students to be courted by the nation’s top law firms. Full-time work in the industry can be grueling. But in a sharp divergence from the fate of interns in medical schools and at investment…
  • Jul 7

    AM Roundup: Comey Urges ‘Robust Debate’ on Encryption

    AM Roundup: Comey Urges ‘Robust Debate’ on Encryption
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
  • Jul 6

    Rakoff and Ninth Circuit Throw Cold Water on Insider Trading Ruling

    Rakoff and Ninth Circuit Throw Cold Water on Insider Trading Ruling
    Judge Jed Rakoff and a federal appeals court in California signaled skepticism with last year's appellate ruling that Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has said complicated efforts to prosecute insider trading cases.
Rank this Week: 87

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Nursing Expert Witness’s Testimony Limited

    Nursing Expert Witness’s Testimony Limited
    Nursing expert was qualified to testify on risk management procedures and quality control in hospitals, but not qualified to testify on issues regarding nephrology or dialysis.
  • Jun 29

    Insurance Expert Witness On Excess Of Loss Coverage Part 1

    Insurance Expert Witness On Excess Of Loss Coverage Part 1
    What areas may insurance expert witnesses consult on? They may write reports, give deposition and testify on insurance regulations, insurance fraud, reinsurance, and more. In Excess Of Loss Coverage For Self Insurers: Is It Insurance Or…
  • Jun 26

    The Care and Feeding of Expert Witnesses Part 2

    The Care and Feeding of Expert Witnesses Part 2
    In The Care and Feeding of Expert Witnesses, John T. Bogart offers advice from the viewpoint of a reinsurance expert witness. Mr. Bogart has more than 34 years of insurance industry experience, ranging from liability underwriting to being the…
Rank this Week: 278

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 7

    The Bluebook 20th Edition Available Now!

    The Bluebook 20th Edition Available Now!
    The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, one of the most well-known legal citation stylebooks, has published its 20th edition. Jenkins has four copies of this newest edition. One copy is located in the General Collection and is available…
  • Jun 25

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator
    There are several ways to find official biographical information about members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  Below are different sources that contain biographical information.  These sources include photos, when available,…
  • Jun 23

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!
    On August 31st, Westlaw Classic will be permanently retired in favor of the new(ish), updated and streamlined interface of WestlawNext. Thomson Reuters made it official last September, but the retirement of Westlaw Classic had long been…
Rank this Week: 389

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/
Rank this Week: 724

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: 4

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jul 7

    Ryan Goodman to Work at DoD for One Year

    Ryan Goodman to Work at DoD for One Year
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Ryan — friend of Opinio Juris and friend of Kevin — has been appointed Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense. Here is a snippet from NYU’s press release:…
  • Jul 7

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Burundi’s parliamentary elections on Monday were not fair or free and human rights were…
  • Jul 5

    Events and Announcements: July 5, 2015

    Events and Announcements: July 5, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Events From 10-11 July 2015, as part of its summer Institute in Transnational Law, Duke Law School will be hosting a conference on the topic of “comparative foreign relations…
Rank this Week: 294

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Jul 7

    Tell DOW Chemical to "end this chemical arms race"

    Tell DOW Chemical to "end this chemical arms race"
    Sylvia Fallon, Senior Scientist, Washington, DC: If you've been following the plight of the monarch butterfly you know that glyphosate - commonly known as Round Up - is responsible for contributing to the dramatic decline in…
  • Jul 7

    NJ Court to Hear Green Groups' Case for Intervening in Exxon Pollution Settlement

    NJ Court to Hear Green Groups' Case for Intervening in Exxon Pollution Settlement
    Margaret Brown, Staff Attorney, New York Program, New York: Photo credit: jqpubliq/Flickr Last month, NRDC, Clean Water Action, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Environment New Jersey, NJ Audubon, NY/NJ Baykeeper, and Sierra…
  • Jul 6

    Significant Opportunity for Reducing India's Global Warming Hydrofluorocarbon Emission

    Significant Opportunity for Reducing India's Global Warming Hydrofluorocarbon Emission
    Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Guest blog by Bhaskar Deol, NRDC Representative in New Delhi Progress on tangible climate action is taking place in New Delhi this week. India's Ministry of Environment, Forests…
Rank this Week: 442

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On Thursday at 2 p.m., the Constitution Project will host its Term recap at the Rayburn House Office Building. Steve Vladeck will lead the discussion. For more information, and to RSVP, visit the Constitution Project’s website.
  • Jul 7

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On July 8, the Law and Economics Center at George Mason will host a “wrap-up” of the Court’s energy and environment docket from the October Term 2014. The event will take place at the National Press Club and will also be…
  • Jul 7

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    End-of-Term overviews come from Nina Totenberg of NPR, who describes the October Term 2014 as a “historic term, a surprisingly liberal term – and a nasty term.”  And C-Span has video of a panel featuring a group of…
Rank this Week: 10

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
Rank this Week: 641

DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

Covers business, construction, employment and real estate law in Ohio and Kentucky. By Dressman Benzinger LaVelle.

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 7

    Possible Duty to Disclose Merger Negotiation

    Possible Duty to Disclose Merger Negotiation
    Ordinarily, companies are not required to disclose negotiations about potential mergers until a definitive agreement has been reached.  However, the Eleventh Circuit recently found, in Finnerty v. Stiefel Laboratories, that a company…
  • Jul 2

    DBL Law Presents OTR Performs Featuring Thee Phantom

    DBL Law Presents OTR Performs Featuring Thee Phantom
    You’re invited to Washington Park for an evening of live musical stylings from well-known artist, Thee Phantom. The show is part of DBL Law Presents OTR Performs, a free community concert series produced by Cincinnati Center City…
  • Jun 30

    Federal Healthcare Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Efforts Remain in High Gear

    Federal Healthcare Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Efforts Remain in High Gear
    The federal government’s fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recovered $3.3 billion in federal healthcare funds from individuals and companies according to a recent report issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the…
Rank this Week: 795

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 7

    Conaway chronicles her role as register of will

    Conaway chronicles her role as register of will
    Since we reported in May that Belinda K. Conaway had been in the hospital with a serious illness, efforts to track down Baltimore’s register of wills have been unsuccessful. Efforts to get anyone from the register of wills’ office…
  • Jul 7

    Plane from Baltimore lands safely in R.I. after threat made

    Plane from Baltimore lands safely in R.I. after threat made
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A plane has landed safely at Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport after officials said a threat was made while it was in flight. Southwest Airlines Flight 4454 was on its way to Warwick, Rhode Island from Baltimore…
  • Jul 7

    Md. state trooper charged with off-duty sex offense

    Md. state trooper charged with off-duty sex offense
    CAPITOL HEIGHTS  — Prince George’s County Police say a state trooper has been charged with forcing a woman to engage in a sex act at gunpoint. Officers say 43-year-old Brian Tucker of Fort Washington was arrested Monday in…
Rank this Week: 509

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 138

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 7

    Should The Government Take A Bite Of Charitable Gifts That Lower Estate Tax Liability?

    Should The Government Take A Bite Of Charitable Gifts That Lower Estate Tax Liability?
    Bill Gates and Warren Buffet took the world of extreme wealth by the storm with their initiative to get other super wealthy magnates to pledge their fortune to charity. However, this initiative has also lead to a major loss for...
  • Jul 7

    Florida Requires Full Due Process Be Given In Guardianship Case

    Florida Requires Full Due Process Be Given In Guardianship Case
    Martin Zelman was a very successful individual who amassed a tidy fortune over his eight decades on Earth. But in his autumn years, allegations of incapacity began to spring up from his children, particularly when it came to his wife...
  • Jul 7

    Article On Victims of Substantiated Child Abuse As Ascertainable Creditor

    Article On Victims of Substantiated Child Abuse As Ascertainable Creditor
    Alice Haseltine (University of Missouri School of Law, J.D. Candidate 2015) recently published an article entitled, Victims of substantiated child abuse: Missouri's new reasonably ascertainable creditors, 79 Mo. L. Rev. 1121-1137 (2014)…
Rank this Week: 254

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/
  • Jul 7

    Charleston, Black Originalism, and a Living Constitution (Part B)

    Charleston, Black Originalism, and a Living Constitution (Part B)
    The connections across time of the physical space of the old Mt. Zion church where the South Carolina Black Convention was held in 1865 and the modern A.M.E. churches at Mother Emanuel and Mt. Zion in Charleston that I discussed...
  • Jul 7

    John Pierre Named Interim Chancellor Of Southern University Law

    John Pierre Named Interim Chancellor Of Southern University Law
    Professor John Pierre, of Southern University Law Center, has been named the school's new Interim Chancellor - effectively, the dean of the law school. Pierre, an SMU Law graduate, has been on the SULC faculty since 1990.
  • Jul 6

    Vik Amar Named Dean Of Illinois Law

    Vik Amar Named Dean Of Illinois Law
    Professor Vikram Amar, of UC Davis Law, has been named the new Dean of the University of Illinois College of Law. Amar was one of three finalists for the slot - along with Laura Rosenbury of Wash U. (who has...
Rank this Week: 242

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

DRI Today

DRI Today

Covers the defense of civil actions.

http://dritoday.org/Default.aspx
  • Jul 7

    “Ban the Box” Comes to New York City: New Law to Limit and Regulate Employers’ Ability to Consider Criminal Background in Hiring

    “Ban the Box” Comes to New York City: New Law to Limit and Regulate Employers’ Ability to Consider Criminal Background in Hiring
    On June 10, 2015, the New York City Council passed the Fair Chance Act (“the Act”), which makes it unlawful for employers to inquire about an applicant’s criminal background during the initial stages of the application…
  • Jul 6

    Five Tips for Small Firms to Maximize DRI Membership

    Five Tips for Small Firms to Maximize DRI Membership
    As a shareholder at a small firm, I understand the unique concerns of small businesses. My goal each day is to find balance between tending to current client needs, supervising young attorneys, and making sure the firm’s administrative…
  • Jun 25

    Premises Liability, Mode of Operation

    Premises Liability, Mode of Operation
    *The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has on June 23, 2015  ruled that the “mode of operations” approach to premises liability applies to slip and fall incidents including slipping on a wet spot on the dance floor in a…
Rank this Week: 548

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • Jul 7

    “Ban the Box” Comes to New York City: New Law to Limit and Regulate Employers’ Ability to Consider Criminal Background in Hiring

    “Ban the Box” Comes to New York City: New Law to Limit and Regulate Employers’ Ability to Consider Criminal Background in Hiring
    On June 10, 2015, the New York City Council passed the Fair Chance Act (“the Act”), which makes it unlawful for employers to inquire about an applicant’s criminal background during the initial stages of the application…
  • Jul 6

    Five Tips for Small Firms to Maximize DRI Membership

    Five Tips for Small Firms to Maximize DRI Membership
    As a shareholder at a small firm, I understand the unique concerns of small businesses. My goal each day is to find balance between tending to current client needs, supervising young attorneys, and making sure the firm’s administrative…
  • Jun 25

    Premises Liability, Mode of Operation

    Premises Liability, Mode of Operation
    *The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has on June 23, 2015  ruled that the “mode of operations” approach to premises liability applies to slip and fall incidents including slipping on a wet spot on the dance floor in a…
Rank this Week: 610

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/
  • Jul 7

    The Efficiency Checklist: 3 Technology Tips For Solo And Small-Firm Lawyer

    The Efficiency Checklist: 3 Technology Tips For Solo And Small-Firm Lawyer
    Law firms need to figure out their policies on these three key questions, according to legal tech columnist Jeff Bennion.
  • Jul 7

    Beyond Biglaw: Opposition Research For Litigators (Part 2)

    Beyond Biglaw: Opposition Research For Litigators (Part 2)
    Just as it is important to research your opponents, it is just as critical to investigate the “faces” your opponents will present at trial -- their testifying witnesses and experts.
  • Jul 7

    Morning Docket: 07.07.15

    Morning Docket: 07.07.15
    * Vikram Amar, the incoming dean of the University of Illinois College of Law, says that he demanded a pay cut before taking the job to help make legal education more affordable for students. The piddling amount of money he'll be sacrificing…
Rank this Week: 8

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Apparently it’s a short trip from Wal-Mart to breast feeding

    Apparently it’s a short trip from Wal-Mart to breast feeding
    Last Friday, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis released the following statement about the Dukes v. Wal-Mart decision on the DOL’s Work in Progress blog: The Court’s decision in the Walmart lawsuit made no ruling on whether…
  • Jul 7

    Wal-Mart v. Dukes does not equal barefoot and pregnant

    Wal-Mart v. Dukes does not equal barefoot and pregnant
    I thought that I had my final say on Wal-Mart v. Dukes yesterday. Then, I read more of the commentary on the decision. For example, this clip from MSNBC argued that the Wal-Mart case marks the end of women’s equality in the…
  • Jul 7

    Ohio’s odd anti-retaliation statute

    Ohio’s odd anti-retaliation statute
    Ohio’s employment discrimination law has lots of peculiarities that separate it from its federal counterpart—a six-year statute of limitations for all discrimination claims except age (which is only 6 months), individual liability…
Rank this Week: 107

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    SOUTHBRIDGE SCHOOL TEACHER IS HELD WITHOUT BAIL FOR TRAFFICKING IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IN FEDERAL COURT

    SOUTHBRIDGE SCHOOL TEACHER IS HELD WITHOUT BAIL FOR TRAFFICKING IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IN FEDERAL COURT
    As we leavebehind July 4th weekend, we pause to think of those without liberty. This is a criminal lawyer’s blog, so that means incarcerated persons. Take 53-year-old Middle School Teacher Scott Peeler (hereinafter, the…
  • Jul 7

    Arrests Made in Burlington MA Hotel Homicide

    Arrests Made in Burlington MA Hotel Homicide
    Burlington Police Chief Michael Kent announced today that two men have officially been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found at a Burlington hotel this past Thursday July 2nd. The victim, 34 year old Sanisha Johnson of the…
  • Jun 30

    NEW REPORT SHOWS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IS ILL-EQUIPPED TO HANDLE FAIR HEARING PROCESS

    NEW REPORT SHOWS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IS ILL-EQUIPPED TO HANDLE FAIR HEARING PROCESS
    I know I said that I would follow up my most recent blog discussing the insanity defense with an example of how it can be successfully used. However, a recent report was released regarding the Department of Children and Families, which…
Rank this Week: 716

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jul 7

    Broker Spotlight: New Jersey’s Timothy O’Brien (Wells Fargo)

    Broker Spotlight: New Jersey’s Timothy O’Brien (Wells Fargo)
    Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding New Jersey-based Wells Fargo broker/adviser Timothy O’Brien. The post Broker Spotlight: New Jersey’s Timothy O’Brien (Wells Fargo) appeared…
  • Jul 7

    Coastal Equities broker, Douglas Bevers: Complaint

    Coastal Equities broker, Douglas Bevers: Complaint
    The securities and investment fraud law firm, Fitapelli Kurta, is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Delaware-based Coastal Equities broker Douglas Bevers. The post Coastal Equities broker, Douglas Bevers:…
  • Jul 7

    Former Source Capital broker, Robert J. Burr: Complaint

    Former Source Capital broker, Robert J. Burr: Complaint
    The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Robert J. Burr According to the Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA), Kentucky-based broker…
Rank this Week: 155

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 534

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 714

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    New Issue: Journal of World Investment & Trade

    New Issue: Journal of World Investment & Trade
    The latest issue of the Journal of World Investment & Trade (Vol. 16, no. 3, 2015) is out. Contents include:Stephan W. Schill, Editorial: Opinion 2/13 – The End for Dispute Settlement in EU Trade and Investment Agreements?…
  • Jul 7

    Roberts: The Contentious History of the International Bill of Human Right

    Roberts: The Contentious History of the International Bill of Human Right
    Christopher N.J. Roberts (Univ. of Minnesota - Law) has published The Contentious History of the International Bill of Human Rights (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). Here's the abstract:Today, the idea of human rights enjoys near-universal…
  • Jul 7

    Marceau: A History of Law and Lawyers in the GATT/WTO

    Marceau: A History of Law and Lawyers in the GATT/WTO
    Gabrielle Marceau (World Trade Organization) has published A History of Law and Lawyers in the GATT/WTO: The Development of the Rule of Law in the Multilateral Trading System (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). The table of contents is here. Here's…
Rank this Week: 108

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Serial Real Estate Investor Sentenced to Six Year

    Serial Real Estate Investor Sentenced to Six Year
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Zavier Kay Hafiz, Arizona, plead guilty on May 7, 2015 to Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices and was sentenced to six years in prison, followed by another seven years of probation.  In addition, he was ordered to…
  • Jul 6

    Nashville real estate company faces allegations of fraud and forgery

    Nashville real estate company faces allegations of fraud and forgery
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. According to the Nashville Post, a Nashville company specializing in the acquisition of distressed properties is facing allegations it used forgery and fraud in a massive scheme to purchase tax-sale properties for pennies…
  • Jul 2

    Gearhart Gets 14 Year

    Gearhart Gets 14 Year
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kelly Gearhart, 54, a former real estate developer in California’s Central Coast, who previously lived in Atascadero, California and currently resides in Wadsworth, Ohio, was sentenced to 168 months…
Rank this Week: 3

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    The Breakfast Club?

    The Breakfast Club?
    Don't you forget about me!
  • Jul 6

    The Final Marraige News Watch!

    The Final Marraige News Watch!
    Victory means we get to stop fighting! I'm looking forward to not writing about this issue any more. Instead of gay marriage or same-sex marriage, let's just call it marriage. Now can we get these boo boo crybabies to shut up about it too? I…
  • Jul 4

    Happy July 4!

    Happy July 4!
Rank this Week: 732

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jul 7

    Call for Papers: Best Untenured Article on Fed Court

    Call for Papers: Best Untenured Article on Fed Court
    AALS Section on Federal Courts: Annual Award for Best Untenured Article on the Law of Federal Jurisdiction The AALS Section on Federal Courts is pleased to announce the fourth annual award for the best article on the law of federal...
  • Jul 1

    Post-Obergefell Update from Alabama: Federal Injunction Now in Effect

    Post-Obergefell Update from Alabama: Federal Injunction Now in Effect
    In the wake of last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell, federal judge Callie Granade issued an order today confirming that her earlier classwide preliminary injunction in the Strawser case is “now in effect and binding on…
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS Cert. Grant in Musacchio v. United State

    SCOTUS Cert. Grant in Musacchio v. United State
    There are some interesting procedural issues in Musacchio v. United States, a case for which the Supreme Court granted certiorari today. It presents two questions: (1) Whether the law-of-the-case doctrine requires the sufficiency of the…
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Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers Employee Benefit Plans, Retirement Programs, Welfare Benefit Plans, Executive Benefits, and Employee Ownership Programs. By National Benefits Services, Inc.

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Employee financial stress and how employers can help

    Employee financial stress and how employers can help
    The whimsical picture shown above belies the serious matter of many American workers suffering from financial problems. They are living paycheck-to-paycheck with budgets stretched thin affecting employees at all pay levels. Dr. E. Thomas…
  • Jul 6

    Legal Advice on Your 401(k) Plan – Is It Confidential?

    Legal Advice on Your 401(k) Plan – Is It Confidential?
    Let’s say you have a concern about how your 401(k) plan is operating.  Maybe participant loans aren’t getting repaid or a service provider has neglected to allocate forfeitures on an annual bases.  So you consult a…
  • Jul 2

    Financial Wellness by Generation: Infographic

    Financial Wellness by Generation: Infographic
    Source: PurchasingPower, LLC… Continue Reading
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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: 83

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jul 7

    Featured Link — Thesaurus.net

    Featured Link — Thesaurus.net
    Most people know that lawyers basically make our livings with words. And sometimes we need a little help so that we don’t keep using the same word too often in a brief or a jury argument. That’s when our old friend the thesaurus…
  • Jul 6

    Five Things That Future Personal Injury Lawyers Should Know

    Five Things That Future Personal Injury Lawyers Should Know
    Personal injury lawyers deal with cases related to physical and psychological injuries, like those caused by accidents or medical malpractices and negligence etc. It is their responsibility to ensure that the rights of their clients are…
  • Jul 3

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Next time you complain about your commute to work, think how bad it would be if you had to drive on one of the most dangerous roads in the world. The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability.…
Rank this Week: 152

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 7

    University of Illinois names Vikram Amar

    University of Illinois names Vikram Amar
    University of Illinois names Vikram Amar dean of the College of Law | Illinois Lawyer Now http://ow.ly/PhOTvFiled under: Conflict
  • Jul 7

    Commercial Mediation and Advocacy Traini

    Commercial Mediation and Advocacy Traini
    Commercial Mediation and Advocacy Trainings Offered by ADRGroup in Phildelphia, August 10-14 http://ow.ly/PhrGlFiled under: Conflict
  • Jul 7

    The single story creates stereotypes, an

    The single story creates stereotypes, an
    The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. ~ Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 704

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 7

    Sanctuary Cities and Blood

    Sanctuary Cities and Blood
    Miriam Jordan and Zusha Elinson report for the WSJ:The fatal shooting of a woman in San Francisco last week, allegedly by an illegal immigrant man convicted of seven felonies and previously deported to Mexico, has sparked a debate about…
  • Jul 6

    News Scan

    News Scan
    No 'Legal Basis' to Hold Illegal Immigrant Suspected in SF Shooting:  The illegal immigrant suspected in the shooting death of a young woman on a San Francisco pier last week has seven felony convictions on his record and had...
  • Jul 6

    Oops, Wrong Sniper

    Oops, Wrong Sniper
    The Stockton Record has this story on a locally notorious murder and the DA's decision to seek the death penalty. It's a good story overall, but I was taken aback by this passage:Virginia, Scheidegger said, executed Lee Boyd Malvo, also...
Rank this Week: 144

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Securing Your Gun

    Securing Your Gun
    The second amendment is a staple in American constitutional law.  Gun rights lawyers and other second amendment advocates quote and cite it often.  After America fought and won its independence, our founding fathers knew that an…
  • Jun 30

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida
    How to Receive a Temporary Driving Permit after a DUI in Florida. In Florida, a person arrested for a DUI must face two separate cases: an administrative case and a criminal court case. While most people are familiar with the criminal…
  • Jun 6

    Florida Law Puts CDL Holders in Jeapardy

    Florida Law Puts CDL Holders in Jeapardy
    New Law will ban Florida Truckers from Texting and Driving The federal government in recent years has made stricter laws to prevent accidents involving commercial drivers. In 2013, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill that allows Florida truckers to…
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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Jul 7

    [David Post] Jewish rituals and the U.S. Patent Office

    [David Post] Jewish rituals and the U.S. Patent Office
    A very amusing article by David Zvi Kalman on the hundreds — perhaps thousands, inasmuch as nobody knows for sure exactly how many there are — of patents covering devices or processes relating to Jewish ritual observance, from the…
  • Jul 6

    [Eugene Volokh] “No Coke, Pepsi”

    [Eugene Volokh] “No Coke, Pepsi”
    A very interesting trademark case from the Ninth Circuit today, Multi Time Machine, Inc. v. Amazon, with a majority opinion by Judge Carlos Bea, and a dissenting opinion by Judge Barry Silverman that begins: Live! From New York! It’s…
  • Jul 6

    [Ilya Somin] New York Times Room for Debate Forum on whether the Supreme Court is too powerful

    [Ilya Somin] New York Times Room for Debate Forum on whether the Supreme Court is too powerful
    The New York Times has just posted a Room for Debate Forum on whether the Supreme Court is too powerful. My own contribution argues that the answer is “no.” Despite its many flaws, the Court still plays a valuable role as a check…
Rank this Week: 9

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Insurance Coverage Issue

    Insurance Coverage Issue
    Benbrook insurance lawyers will find this case interesting. It is from the Western District, Austin Division. The style of the case is, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Watkins. State Farm filed this lawsuit to obtain a…
  • Jul 5

    Prompt Pay And Third Party Claim

    Prompt Pay And Third Party Claim
    Everman insurance attorneys need to know the insurance laws regarding payment of claims the same as any other insurance lawyer. Here is one nuance to the Prompt Pay Statutes that a lot of attorneys are not familiar with. It regards...
  • Jul 4

    Insurance Claims And Claimant

    Insurance Claims And Claimant
    Insurance lawyers in Kennedale need to know these basics regarding insurance claims and claimants when looking at the Prompt Payment of Claims Statutes. The Texas statutes regarding Prompt Pay are found in the Texas Insurance Code. It is…
Rank this Week: 746

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 7

    New research highlights racial and gender skew in elected prosecutorial rank

    New research highlights racial and gender skew in elected prosecutorial rank
    As reported in this New York Times piece, headlined "A Study Documents the Paucity of Black Elected Prosecutors: Zero in Most States," new research spotlights that the persons most responsible for the administration of state…
  • Jul 7

    You be the judge: what federal sentence for evil cancer doctor?

    You be the judge: what federal sentence for evil cancer doctor?
    A few weeks ago, I was discussing with my kids whether they thought some humans were innately evil. In any such discussion, it might make sense to bring up the story of the Michigan oncologist who pleaded guilty to mistreating...
  • Jul 6

    Has any post-Johnson ACCA (or career offender) prisoner litigation now gotten started?

    Has any post-Johnson ACCA (or career offender) prisoner litigation now gotten started?
    The question in the title of this post is my post-holiday follow-up thought in light of my prior posts here and here and here concerning the uncertain (but surely significant) fall-out from the Supreme Court's big ruling in Johnson v....
Rank this Week: 182

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Ameriprise Advisor Joseph Grund Accused of Over $20 Million in Investor Losse

    Ameriprise Advisor Joseph Grund Accused of Over $20 Million in Investor Losse
    According to the BrokerCheck records kept by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) a complaint has been filed against Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. (Ameriprise) broker Joseph Grund (Grund) alleging more than $20,000,000 in…
  • Jul 6

    Broker Lawrence LaBine Accused of Selling Unsuitable Alternative Investment

    Broker Lawrence LaBine Accused of Selling Unsuitable Alternative Investment
    Gana LLP, a securities law firm, is investigating customer complaints against Lawrence Labine, a broker located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Gana LLP’s investigation is on the heels of regulatory investigations into LaBine’s conduct.…
  • Jul 6

    SEC Charges Advisor Patrick Churchville with $11 Million Fraudulent Investment Scheme

    SEC Charges Advisor Patrick Churchville with $11 Million Fraudulent Investment Scheme
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced fraud charges against Rhode Island investment adviser ClearPath Wealth Management, LLC, (ClearPath) and its president, Patrick Churchville (Churchville), for operating a…
Rank this Week: 462