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Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 390

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 404

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI accidents, injury and wrongful death liability issues. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.californiaduiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash
    ALAMEDA COUNTY - A 67-year-old Hayward man tragically died Saturday night after he was struck by an allegedly speeding motorcyclist, the San Jose Mercury News reported. The collision occurred at Jackson Street at Silva Avenue around 8:54…
  • Oct 9

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152
    MERCED COUNTY - Two people were killed early Tuesday morning in a suspected DUI crash on Highway 152, the Los Banos Enterprise reported. The accident was reported at 1:07 p.m. on October 9, 2012, on eastbound Highway 152, west of Highway 33.…
  • Aug 27

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - A 23-year-old Napa woman was tragically killed Friday night in a collision on Highway 4 in Concord, the Napa Valley Register reported. According to the news report, the victim, Maria Anaya-Garcia was a passenger in a…
Rank this Week: 396

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Anaylsis, comments and thoughts on health care legal, regulatory and compliance issues, HIPAA privacy & security, stark & fraud, and technology. By Bob Coffield of Flaherty, Sensabaugh & Bonasso PLLC.

http://healthcarebloglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse
    On April 11, 2012, the West Virginia Health Care Authority announced a new policy regarding the testimony for witnesses from the public before the Authority at certificate of need and rate hearings. The policy statement issued by James L.…
  • Mar 14

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M
    The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a settlement of $1.5M with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBST) relating to potential violations under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. According to the OCR press release, the…
  • Mar 10

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home
    The latest West Virginia Health Care Association e-News Update announced that the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC) has put into place a new Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (IIDR) review of disputed…
Rank this Week: 431

About Broker Fraud Blog

About Broker Fraud Blog

Covers compliance rules, duty of disclosure, elder abuse and fraud. By the Hayes Law Firm.

http://aboutbrokerfraud.typepad.com/about_broker_fraud_blog/
  • Dec 6

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme
    The SEC alleges that Richard Dalton and Universal Consulting Resources LLC (UCR) raised approximately $17 million from investors for two fraudulent offerings. The programs were generally referred to as the “Trading Program” and the…
  • Sep 28

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case
    Last month an arbitration panel ordered the investment firm USB financial to pay over $80 million in consequential investments to Kajeet, Inc., a company who markets cellphones for kids. Kajeet’s award fell short of the $110 million…
  • Aug 30

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie
    A Texas couple got some great news last week from the FINRA arbitration panel that ruled on their claim. The panel ruled that the Raymond James Financial Inc. and broker Larry Milton must buy back some $925,000 worth of auction…
Rank this Week: 417

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 3

    Prince

    Prince
    by Neil H. BuchananI am currently in Australia, about to begin what amounts to a speaking tour of universities here and in New Zealand.  Because I have been immersing myself in policy wonkery to prepare for those talks, I need a change…
  • May 2

    Sentience and Honorary Membership in the Club of the Morally Entitled

    Sentience and Honorary Membership in the Club of the Morally Entitled
    By Sherry F. ColbMichael and I recently appeared on the Our Hen House podcast to talk about our new book, Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights. In the course of the interview, Michael mentioned a challenge that we regularly…
  • Apr 30

    You're Fired, Mr. Chief Justice!

    You're Fired, Mr. Chief Justice!
    By Eric SegallThe scene is the Oval Office. The date is January 21, 2017. President Trump is swinging a golf club when his intercom goes off. A soft female voice says:“The Chief Justice is here to see you Mr. President, Sir.”Trump…
Rank this Week: 527

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • May 3

    State Bar of Texas celebrates Law Day with student winner

    State Bar of Texas celebrates Law Day with student winner
    Students from kindergarten to 12th grade descended upon the State Bar of Texas Monday for the 2016 Law Day celebration. The young Texans won awards for essays, photography, and posters dedicated to the national day’s theme,…
  • May 3

    Barbara Jordan Inn of Court applications due May 31

    Barbara Jordan Inn of Court applications due May 31
    The Barbara Jordan American Inn of Court is now accepting membership applications from any practicing attorney or judge in Travis County and its contiguous counties. The Barbara Jordan Inn of Court recently received its charter at a ceremony…
  • May 2

    Opera about Houston’s first pro bono case doubles as fundraiser

    Opera about Houston’s first pro bono case doubles as fundraiser
    Houston Grand Opera will present the story of the city’s first known pro bono case — the fight of a woman named Emeline — in a three-hour event Tuesday and Wednesday designed to raise money for access to justice efforts.…
Rank this Week: 539

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 470

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    The Deadly Cost of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drug

    The Deadly Cost of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drug
    Impaired driving, whether due to alcohol or other drugs, kills.  We all know this long before we are old enough to step behind the wheel.  Yet, for reasons we’ve never truly been able to understand, people continue to choose…
  • May 2

    Another Major Settlement in a Pharmaceutical Industry Health Care Fraud Case

    Another Major Settlement in a Pharmaceutical Industry Health Care Fraud Case
    We can tell you that the False Claims Act is a powerful tool for fighting the growing epidemic of health care fraud in the United States.  We prefer, however, to show you by citing some of the biggest verdicts and settlements in the…
  • Apr 29

    Bed Bug Science and California Bed Bug Law

    Bed Bug Science and California Bed Bug Law
    Many of us have, at one time or another, been told to develop a “thicker skin.”  In colloquial usage, this generally means one should be less sensitive to criticism or other negative words.  However, it turns out that in…
Rank this Week: 569

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    2d Circuit places a limit on Title VII retaliation claim

    2d Circuit places a limit on Title VII retaliation claim
    Over the years, the case law interpreting Title VII's anti-retaliation clause has been favorable to plaintiffs who suffer retaliation for opposing discriminatory actions and policies in the workplace. But all winnings streaks have to end…
  • May 2

    It's the thought that count

    It's the thought that count
    The Supreme Court has issued the rare case that expands First Amendment rights for public employees, ruling that a police officer who did not actually engage in free speech was protected from retaliation when his employer mistakenly thought…
  • Apr 29

    The best hearsay evidence of all-time surfaces in the Led Zeppelin plagiarism lawsuit

    The best hearsay evidence of all-time surfaces in the Led Zeppelin plagiarism lawsuit
    Hearsay is a legal concept that non-lawyers use all the time without understanding its meaning. Hearsay is another way to describe gossip, or second-hand information. That does define hearsay, but people may not realize that even explosive…
Rank this Week: 514

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 3

    Big Law v. Small Law (Which is Better?)

    Big Law v. Small Law (Which is Better?)
    Last week while out on the ball field, I couldn’t help but notice the names of the sponsors on the team uniforms. The match-up was a classic one, my firm against Akin Gump: BigLaw v. SmallLaw. And it got me thinking about a subject…
  • Apr 13

    Let’s Go for a Horsie Ride…(And Fall Off)

    Let’s Go for a Horsie Ride…(And Fall Off)
    Today we go horseback riding at the Ridin-Hy Resort. So put on your cowboy boots and climb into the saddle at my little stable. Wait! Is the saddle secure? I know, you’ve only had a grand total of 10 hours of horseback riding experience…
  • Apr 5

    Non-Driving Text Sender May Be Liable in Crash

    Non-Driving Text Sender May Be Liable in Crash
    Query:  If you’re not the driver of a car, can you be held liable for a collision that occurs when the recipient reads and responds while driving? Answer: Quite possibly, yes. In a case last month, not previously reported in any…
Rank this Week: 511

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Blockchain protocol for financial firms released as open source software

    Blockchain protocol for financial firms released as open source software
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.The blockchain protocol developed for financial firms over the last 18 months is now available to the wider financial community. Chain, Inc., which developed the protocol in partnership with Nasdaq, Fidelity, Citi, and…
  • May 2

    Agency officials give views on derivatives enforcement trend

    Agency officials give views on derivatives enforcement trend
    By Lene Powell, J.D.In a discussion panel hosted by the Practising Law Institute, enforcement officials from the CFTC, SEC, Department of Justice, and other agencies talked about new types of cases their agencies are bringing in the…
  • Apr 29

    House passes bill easing solicitation restrictions on angel investor

    House passes bill easing solicitation restrictions on angel investor
    By Amanda Maine, J.D.The House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at encouraging investments from “angel” investors by exempting certain investor events from being considered “general solicitation” under the…
Rank this Week: 568

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 3

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorney

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorney
    The North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Attorneys is a MANDATORY program that newly licensed attorneys must complete in their first year to meet CLE requirements (http://www.nccle.org). Charlotte School of Law is offering…
  • May 3

    To Weed or Not to Weed…

    To Weed or Not to Weed…
    Much as a good garden may have some weeds, a good library may have some weeds as well. So let’s take a second to chat a little about the ‘anti-acquisition’ – otherwise known as the ‘weed.’ Susannah Tredwell…
  • May 2

    North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course

    North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course
      Program Dates:                     September 9- September 10, 2016 Friday Session Time:           …
Rank this Week: 476

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • May 3

    El IMPI explica a niños, con caricatura, qué es la Propiedad Intelectual

    El IMPI explica a niños, con caricatura, qué es la Propiedad Intelectual
      (FOTO: IMPI) El director del IMPI, Miguel Ángel Margáin (al centro) presentó el programa educativo con el embajador de la República de Corea en México, Chun Bee-Ho, y  el director adjunto de…
  • May 2

    Lidera UNAM solicitudes de patentes por universidades y centros de investigación

    Lidera UNAM solicitudes de patentes por universidades y centros de investigación
    FUENTE: AGENCIA ID En promedio, cada año solicita 318 patentes y se le otorgan 104 De las solicitudes de patentes que por parte de mexicanos se presentan anualmente en el país, el 54 por ciento de ellas corresponde a…
  • May 2

    Innovación en cemento y materiales para la construcción

    Innovación en cemento y materiales para la construcción
    AUTOR: Carmen Baéz FUENTE:  AGENCIA INFORMATIVA CONACYT Ciudad de México. (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Considerada hoy como un gigante de la construcción en México y en el mundo, la…
Rank this Week: 491

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Brain Death Case - Kaiser Continues to "Treat" Israel Stinson

    Brain Death Case - Kaiser Continues to "Treat" Israel Stinson
    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California has extended the TRO mandating Kaiser to "treat" Israel Stinson until May 11.  That is the day scheduled for a hearing on the preliminary injunction. Dr. Chris Palkowski,…
  • May 3

    Joan Berkley Bioethics Symposium: At the Crossroads: Final Journey

    Joan Berkley Bioethics Symposium: At the Crossroads: Final Journey
    This Wednesday from 8:30 to 3:00, the Center for Practical Bioethics hosts its Joan Berkley Bioethics Symposium: At the Crossroads: Final Journeys.  They are offering a "remote" registration option. Death, after all, is an event…
  • May 2

    NHS Seeks to Limit Two-Year-Old's Treatment to Palliative Care over Parents's Objection

    NHS Seeks to Limit Two-Year-Old's Treatment to Palliative Care over Parents's Objection
    Mrs Justice ParkerCongratulations to the United Kingdom for adjudicating medical futility disputes in a transparent way that provides guidance to clinicians.  Dozens of these cases have already been publicly reported, more than in the…
Rank this Week: 523

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 3

    Bringing Values Back

    Bringing Values Back
    Cecilia Klingele, The Promises and Perils of Evidence-Based Corrections, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 101 (2015).Mary FanTo build coalitions on controversial issues where worldviews collide, you have to search for common or at least less…
  • May 2

    Process Failure on the Road to Obergefell

    Process Failure on the Road to Obergefell
    Josh Blackman and Howard M. Wasserman, The Process of Marriage Equality, 43 Hastings Const. L.Q. 243 (2016), available at SSRN.Kevin C. WalshIn The Process of Marriage Equality, Josh Blackman and Howard Wasserman provide a chronicle and…
  • Apr 29

    A Right to Participate in the Electoral Proce

    A Right to Participate in the Electoral Proce
    Robert Yablon, Voting, Spending, and the Right to Participate, available at SSRN.Jessica Bulman-PozenIn McCutcheon v. FEC, Chief Justice Roberts described campaign contributions as a form of participation in electoral politics. His plurality…
Rank this Week: 521

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 3

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD
    Widespread Racial Disparities In Criminal Justice System Justifies New Policy Last week the Obama administration released new controversial Fair Housing guidelines telling the nation’s landlords that it may be discriminatory for…
  • Apr 28

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule
    Landlords Cry Foul Over Ruling In a ruling which reaffirms Massachusetts’ place as one of the most landlord-unfriendly jurisdictions in the country, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled yesterday that a landlord’s minor security…
  • Apr 5

    Housing Court Expansion Plan Gains Political Traction

    Housing Court Expansion Plan Gains Political Traction
    Gov. Baker Earmarks $1M for Expansion The Housing Court expansion plan to have statewide coverage has been gaining political momentum, but whether the plan will receive the long-term funding it needs to make it a reality remains a question…
Rank this Week: 500

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
Rank this Week: 496

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 547

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 2

    High on Aerosol Dust Clean? No DUI Charges with Synthetic Drug

    High on Aerosol Dust Clean? No DUI Charges with Synthetic Drug
    Synthetic drugs are causing a real dilemma for states striving to enforce laws against driving under the influence. Depending on the type of drug a driver uses to get high, prosecutors can find it next to impossible to obtain a DUI…
  • Apr 29

    Sentencing for DUI Driver Who Killed Three

    Sentencing for DUI Driver Who Killed Three
    There’s often some sense of relief when a driver convicted of multiple deaths due to DUI in Los Angeles goes to jail; at least that person will be off the road for a few years. But in Anderson County, South Carolina, a recent DUI…
  • Apr 27

    Philadelphia Nun Loses License After DUI Conviction

    Philadelphia Nun Loses License After DUI Conviction
    Arrests for DUI in Los Angeles frequently have a twist–a celebrity arrested, an incident involving some unusual circumstances. But L.A. doesn’t have a monopoly on strange DUI arrests, as evidenced by this East Coast case. A judge…
Rank this Week: 558

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • May 2

    Local Fracturing Bans Preempted in Colorado

    Local Fracturing Bans Preempted in Colorado
    Following a general trend toward state preemption of local control over oil and gas development, the Colorado Supreme Court issued two opinions today finding that Colorado law preempts local hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) bans and…
  • May 2

    The Surprising Evolution of Federal Stream Protection

    The Surprising Evolution of Federal Stream Protection
    Right now, the United States’ second-most-heated environmental controversy—behind only the Clean Power Plan—involves the Clean Water Rule, which seeks to clarify the scope of federal regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.…
  • Mar 30

    A Few Reactions to the Hawkes Oral Argument

    A Few Reactions to the Hawkes Oral Argument
    The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument this morning in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes, a case considering whether "jurisdictional determinations" under the Clean Water Act are subject to judicial review. Below…
Rank this Week: 586

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • May 2

    Utah Woman Charged With Child Kidnapping Her Own Grandson

    Utah Woman Charged With Child Kidnapping Her Own Grandson
    A Heber, Utah woman was arrested and charged with child kidnapping after she took her own grandson and fled the state. Unauthorized trip with Grandma 56 year old Donna E. Jones was arrested last week after she took her almost 2 year old…
  • Apr 25

    Felony Child Endangerment for Drugs in Reach of Children

    Felony Child Endangerment for Drugs in Reach of Children
    Two individuals from American Fork Utah are facing a variety of drug charges along with felony child endangerment for storing drugs within the reach of children in the home. Other people’s children 25 year old Zachery Walters and 24…
  • Apr 20

    Utah Ex-Con Charged with Gruesome Murder in Washington

    Utah Ex-Con Charged with Gruesome Murder in Washington
    An ex-con who had served time in a Utah State Prison was charged with the gruesome murder of a Washington State woman last Monday. Murder and dismemberment 37 year old John Robert Charlton was charged with the murder of Ingrid Lyne of Renton,…
Rank this Week: 582

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 2

    Study Rooms for Exam

    Study Rooms for Exam
    Reading and exam period is a super busy time in the library for study rooms. Here are a few tips to help ensure your study room experience runs smoothly – Only law students can reserve and use study rooms in the law library. Reserve…
  • Apr 28

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?
     If you are looking for legal advice in the Cleveland area, there are many options available. Our guide on Where to Go lists many of them, and includes information about C|M|Law’s Legal Clinics. For civil legal needs such as family…
  • Apr 27

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?
    Several students have expressed interest in one-on-one sessions with a librarian to refresh their knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law.  We are now offering these to students.   The consultations will be…
Rank this Week: 485

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • May 2

    Darrach Bourke Terminated from Firm

    Darrach Bourke Terminated from Firm
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 28, 2016 indicate that California-based Summit Brokerage Services broker/adviser Darrach Bourke is the subject of customer complaints. The…
  • May 2

    Citigroup’s Seth Marcus Facing Customer Complaint

    Citigroup’s Seth Marcus Facing Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 28, 2016 indicate that New York-based Citigroup Global Markets broker/adviser Seth Marcus is the subject of settled or pending customer…
  • May 2

    Matthew Hurley Facing Customer Complaint

    Matthew Hurley Facing Customer Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 28, 2016 indicate that California-based Wells Fargo broker/adviser Matthew Hurley is the subject of settled or pending customer complaints. The…
Rank this Week: 510

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

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

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • May 2

    Supreme Court Confronts Complexity of U.S. Sentencing Guideline

    Supreme Court Confronts Complexity of U.S. Sentencing Guideline
    Federal sentencing is a complex process.   The U.S. Supreme Court on April 20, 2016 was forced to confront a conflict among the federal circuits in their review of federal sentences. Their decision was handed down in the case…
  • May 2

    When Is Domestic Violence a Federal Crime?

    When Is Domestic Violence a Federal Crime?
    The recent indictment by a Dallas County grand jury of Johnny Manziel for a Class A misdemeanor assault based on allegations made by his former girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, has placed the recurring issue of domestic violence in the center…
  • May 2

    Denial of Bail Offends Presumption of innocence, Forces Pleas and Leads to Jail Death

    Denial of Bail Offends Presumption of innocence, Forces Pleas and Leads to Jail Death
    We recently posted a piece about bail which is an essential component of our criminal justice system but which is too often abused by those in charge of running it. What we did not discuss in that piece are the… The post Denial of Bail…
Rank this Week: 556

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • May 2

    Election Workers: Reporting and Withholding–IRS

    Election Workers: Reporting and Withholding–IRS
    Each election year, thousands of state and local government entities hire workers to conduct primary and general elections. To understand the correct tax treatment of these workers, you need to be aware of specific statutes that apply to them…
  • Apr 29

    Free Conference Calls | Try UberConference, the Best in Conferencing

    Free Conference Calls | Try UberConference, the Best in Conferencing
    UBERCONFERENCE SCIENCE www.uberconference.com When UberConference came out in 2012, PC World called it the “best conference-call manager yet.” The service has only improved since then, making ease of use its calling card and…
  • Apr 26

    Schoenefeld v. State of New York

    Schoenefeld v. State of New York
    Full Text of Decision. The court upheld N.Y. Judiciary Law § 470, requiring nonresident attorneys to maintain offices in New York State. Noting that more than 20,000 NYSBA members reside or practice outside the state, President David P.…
Rank this Week: 578

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/
  • May 2

    Levin & Perconti Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit Filed in Resident’s Death

    Levin & Perconti Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit Filed in Resident’s Death
    Nursing homes should provide safe residences where our loved ones are protected and cared for. Unfortunately that is not always the situation. A recent nursing home neglect lawsuit was brought by Levin & Perconti on behalf of the estate…
  • Apr 29

    Nursing Home Neglect Responsible for Respiratory Complication,

    Nursing Home Neglect Responsible for Respiratory Complication,
    We trust that when we leave our parent or elderly loved one in a nursing home they will be well cared for and all of their needs will be met. Sadly, that is not always the case. Nursing home neglect and abuse occur in facilities across the…
  • Apr 27

    Levin & Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident’s Death

    Levin & Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident’s Death
    When our loved one moves into a nursing facility we are often relieved to think that he will be safe and secure. However, that is not always the case. A recent lawsuit was filed by Levin & Perconti on behalf of the administrator for the…
Rank this Week: 465

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • May 2

    The Critical Importance of Documenting the Client File

    The Critical Importance of Documenting the Client File
    Law Practice Magazine's May/June 2016 issue is out and, oddly, even though I am on the LP Magazine's Editorial board I have not read many of the articles yet. I'm blaming ABA TECHSHOW for that. Documenting the Client File is...
  • Apr 28

    Legal Technology Like It's 1999

    Legal Technology Like It's 1999
    Since the death of Prince you have probably heard the phrase "Party like it's 1999" recently. I thought I'd spend a few minutes talking about the old days from someone who was actually doing law office technology consulting back in...
  • Apr 15

    Band Aid Planning

    Band Aid Planning
    Band-Aid Planning is the title of a post on SlawTips by my friend and colleague Barney (Bjorn) Christianson. (Slaw is the well-known Canadian online legal magazine for those of you who might be wondering about that.) I enjoyed Barney's…
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Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • May 2

    IRS Finalizes New Examples of Program-Related Investment

    IRS Finalizes New Examples of Program-Related Investment
    Last week the IRS published final regulations under IRC section 4944 that finalize several new examples of program-related investments by private foundations. The Service made few changes to the proposed regulations, so the most interesting…
  • May 2

    Less Disclosure of Donors, More Disclosure of Applicants for Exemption?

    Less Disclosure of Donors, More Disclosure of Applicants for Exemption?
    In both Congress and the federal courts battles continue over disclosure of information relating to tax-exempt organizations. In California, a federal district judge ruled that California Attorney General Kamala Harris cannot force Koch…
  • Apr 30

    RP Golf, LLC v. Comm’r—Conservation Easement Deduction Denied Because Mortgages Not Subordinated at Time of Donation

    RP Golf, LLC v. Comm’r—Conservation Easement Deduction Denied Because Mortgages Not Subordinated at Time of Donation
    In RP Golf, LLC v. Comm'r, T.C. Memo. 2016-80 (RP Golf II), the Tax Court sustained the IRS’s disallowance of a $16.4 million deduction for a 2003 donation of a conservation easement on two private golf courses in Kansas City,...
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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/
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Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Owners of Charleston Area Restaurants to Pay Nearly $1.2M in Back Wages and Damage

    Owners of Charleston Area Restaurants to Pay Nearly $1.2M in Back Wages and Damage
    An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division found that the owners of 13 Charleston, South Carolina area restaurants violated minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards…
  • Apr 29

    T.G.I. Friday’s Lawsuit Claims “Side Work” ≠ Tipped Minimum Wage

    T.G.I. Friday’s Lawsuit Claims “Side Work” ≠ Tipped Minimum Wage
    A wage theft lawsuit against T.G.I Friday’s restaurants in New Jersey was brought on behalf of servers who allege that the restaurants wrongfully paid them a tipped minimum wage and failed to pay them appropriate overtime compensation.…
  • Apr 27

    Should Restaurants Deduct Credit Card Fees From Tips?

    Should Restaurants Deduct Credit Card Fees From Tips?
    Whether restaurants and other service establishments can deduct credit card fees from workers’ tips was the subject of a recent Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report. Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, was quoted in the article.
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Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 2

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff sued the City of Chicago Heights and others alleging that he was deprived of his constitutional rights after his murder and attempted murder convictions were overturned.  The defendants challenged the expert witness testimony…
  • Apr 25

    North Carolina Court of Appeals Overturns Admission of Expert Witness Testimony of HGN Test Result

    North Carolina Court of Appeals Overturns Admission of Expert Witness Testimony of HGN Test Result
    Trial court had admitted expert witness testimony of officer who used HGN (Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus) to arrest defendant of driving while impaired.  The appeals court overturned the opinion and ordered a new trial. Facts – This…
  • Apr 14

    Daubert Shorts – Recent Opinions on Motions to Exclude Expert Witness Testimony

    Daubert Shorts – Recent Opinions on Motions to Exclude Expert Witness Testimony
    Hamlett v. Carroll Fulmer Logistics Corp – United States District Court – Southern District of Georgia – April 6th, 2016 – This is a personal injury case involving an accident between a motorcycle and  truck.…
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Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
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North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • May 2

    Bayless v. TTS Trio Corp. – Dram Shop Lawsuit to Proceed

    Bayless v. TTS Trio Corp. – Dram Shop Lawsuit to Proceed
    Drivers who cause harm to others by recklessly and irresponsibly getting behind the wheel intoxicated can be held liable for damages they inflict. But often, the damage they do is so extensive, the driver’s own insurance or assets will…
  • Apr 30

    Moreno v. City of Gering – $575k Accident Verdict Affirmed

    Moreno v. City of Gering – $575k Accident Verdict Affirmed
    In a significant number of car accident lawsuits, testimony from medical experts is required to establish the extent of damages suffered by victims.  The trustworthiness of those witnesses is important, of course, but defendants will…
  • Apr 28

    Johnson v. Montgomery – Club Allowing Workers to Drink Not Liable for DUI Crash

    Johnson v. Montgomery – Club Allowing Workers to Drink Not Liable for DUI Crash
    Could a company that allows its workers to drink alcohol on the clock be held liable for damages if that driver causes a drunk driving accident? Our Charlotte car accident lawyers know there is a strong case to be made in that situation under…
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The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • May 2

    CVS Pharmacy Recalls Tea

    CVS Pharmacy Recalls Tea
    CVS Pharmacy sells an organic herbal tea that it recently recalled due to notification from its supplier that it detected salmonella in one of its ingredients.  This ingredient is used in the "Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced…
  • Apr 29

    Mitsubishi Now Admitting to Emission Cheating

    Mitsubishi Now Admitting to Emission Cheating
    After Volkswagen dealt with an enormous backlash due to its involvement in cheating on emissions tests in their vehicles, Mitsubishi now admits that it has been doing the same thing for 25 years.  The company admitted last week that it…
  • Apr 24

    Carroll County Bike-Truck Collision Claims Biker's Life

    Carroll County Bike-Truck Collision Claims Biker's Life
    A Carroll County bicyclist was killed as she rode on County Road E-26 just east of Sycamore at 6:42 PM on April 22, 2016. She and the driver of the Silverado were heading west. [Sun rises from the east and sets to the west.]The ISP Trooper…
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Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • May 1

    Will PHH Clip The CFPB's Wings?

    Will PHH Clip The CFPB's Wings?
    In a recent hearing before a federal appeals court, some of the justices appeared to be sympathetic to arguments by mortgage giant PHH Mortgage that the CFPB is unconstitutional. In Forbes, Susan Dudley, Director of the GW Regulatory Studies…
  • Apr 24

    The Devil You Know

    The Devil You Know
    Writing in the latest issue of The Atlantic, Bethany McLean gives a fairly balanced treatment of the oft-whipped payday lending business, and asks the very intelligent question, "If you get rid of it, will anything better replace…
  • Apr 17

    Residential Mortgage Lending: The Bloom Is Off The Rose For More Than Just The Big Bank

    Residential Mortgage Lending: The Bloom Is Off The Rose For More Than Just The Big Bank
    My friend, Colorado community and mortgage banker Pat Dalrymple's, latest "Banker's Hours" column in the PostIndependent Citizen Telegram again struck a chord with me. With permission, here it is, in case it also hits home with you:…
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Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 1

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 1, 2016)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 1, 2016)
    "modern conception of [corporate] purpose has failed to account for the historical evolution of the firm" https://t.co/r10hlPJoIj #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) April 26, 2016 "in 1999 .... Too big to jail was…
  • Apr 30

    The supper dictates the song

    The supper dictates the song
    Securities regulations have increasingly required disclosure of, and shareholder input into, corporate executives’ pay. For years, public corporations have been required to disclose the salaries of named executive officers, Dodd-Frank…
  • Apr 29

    B Lab and HB2

    B Lab and HB2
    Earlier this month, B Lab, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that oversees the certification of B corps, announced that it will move its October 2016 retreat from North Carolina because of North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2…
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The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 460

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Apr 29

    Should Florida arbitrators be able to decide “validity” challenges to a will or trust?

    Should Florida arbitrators be able to decide “validity” challenges to a will or trust?
    AAA’s rules for arbitrating wills and trusts specifically authorize arbitrators to decide the validity of the will or trust at issue in a given dispute. Since an arbitrator’s jurisdictional authority in that kind of case is a…
  • Apr 22

    4th DCA: Can a probate judge use his “equitable powers” to override our Probate Code?

    4th DCA: Can a probate judge use his “equitable powers” to override our Probate Code?
    Oreal v. Steven Kwartin, P.A., — So.3d —-, 2016 WL 1239756 (Fla. 4th DCA March 30, 2016) Having your case decided against you because a well-intentioned judge chose not to apply some provision of our Probate Code for…
  • Apr 18

    The Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

    The Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
    A new law is making it easier for Florida personal representatives to access digital data—such as email, photos and social-media postings—after the account holder dies. It’s called the Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital…
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SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    The Department of Labor’s New Fiduciary Duty Rule

    The Department of Labor’s New Fiduciary Duty Rule
    On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule regarding financial advisors’ fiduciary duty in investors’ retirement accounts. This new rule takes partial effect in April 2017, and by January 2018…
  • Apr 29

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding St. Petersburg, Florida, Broker Jason Sayle

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding St. Petersburg, Florida, Broker Jason Sayle
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims related to Jason Daniel Sayles (CRD #4140191, St. Petersburg, Florida). Sayles recently submitted a FINRA Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) in which he was assessed a deferred fine…
  • Apr 28

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding Former NFP Advisor Services Broker Robert Joseph Regan

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Regarding Former NFP Advisor Services Broker Robert Joseph Regan
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims related to Robert Joseph Regan (CRD #2322096, Alamo, California). Regan was associated with NFP Advisor Services, LLC (“NFP”) from September 2005 to January 2016, since which he has not been…
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Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

Covers construction litigation in Colorado. By Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC.

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 502

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Apr 29

    New Jersey Court On Ethical Implications Of Lawyers Mining Social Media

    New Jersey Court On Ethical Implications Of Lawyers Mining Social Media
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** New Jersey Court On Ethical Implications Of Lawyers Mining Social Media I’ve written many times in the past about how lawyers can…
  • Apr 28

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2016

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2016
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Lawyers and Social Media in 2016 Social media has been part of our daily lives for nearly a decade. At first, many lawyers were skeptical,…
  • Apr 14

    Oracle v. Google: Judge begrudgingly permits online research of juror

    Oracle v. Google: Judge begrudgingly permits online research of juror
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Oracle v. Google: Judge begrudgingly permits online research of jurors In a recent Order issued in Oracle v. Google, No. C 10-03561 WHA, United…
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The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Apr 29

    Phubbing, more FOMO, blonde jokes, and what holds our  attention?

    Phubbing, more FOMO, blonde jokes, and what holds our  attention?
    It’s time to run down some articles that are curious, but not substantial enough to justify a full blog post. Once again, we have kept a few pearls in our virtual filing cabinet, and have combined them here for your curiosity and…
  • Apr 27

    A cure for the know-it-all: “Reflecting on explanatory ability” 

    A cure for the know-it-all: “Reflecting on explanatory ability” 
    Most of us think we know more than we actually do and sometimes, that sense is taken to an extreme that can be annoying (as well as inaccurate). Two years ago, we wrote about a study on modulating political extremism and mentioned the…
  • Apr 25

    “Creepiness”: You know it when you see it! 

    “Creepiness”: You know it when you see it! 
    You know what ‘creepy’ is and in the movie The Silence of the Lambs, Anthony Hopkins personified creepiness. While it may be hard to believe, no one has ever “pinned down” what makes a person creepy. Since there must…
Rank this Week: 548

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Apr 28

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter
    The Dedham Board of Selectmen have said no to a Hooters restaurant. The board voted unanimously to deny the controversial restaurant a liquor license transfer from Summer Shack, the establishment that previously operated at the proposed…
  • Apr 28

    BYOB Soon to Become Reality in Boston

    BYOB Soon to Become Reality in Boston
    The day when certain Boston diners can bring their own bottle of chardonnay or can of pale ale to their favorite neighborhood haunt drew closer this week with approval of BYOB by another city panel, as reported by the Boston Globe. The…
  • Apr 27

    Foxborough Liquor License Dropped From Town Meeting Warrant

    Foxborough Liquor License Dropped From Town Meeting Warrant
    There will be one less license request than expected at May's Annual Town Meeting. Tuesday night, the selectmen voted 4-1 to approve Article 17 which will allow the town to petition the state for two additional restaurant licenses for the…
Rank this Week: 498

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Apr 28

    Call for Papers AALS Section on Securities Regulation - 2017 AALS Annual Meeting

    Call for Papers AALS Section on Securities Regulation - 2017 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Securities Regulation invites papers for its program on “Securities Regulation and Technological Change” at the 2017 AALS annual meeting. TOPIC DESCRIPTION: This panel discussion will explore the intersection of…
  • Apr 28

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference
    The Central States Law Schools Association 2016 Scholarship Conference will be held on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, ND. CSLSA is an organization of law…
  • Apr 28

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Ivet A. Bell, Note, The Constitutionality of the SEC Pay to Play Rule: Why 206(4)-5 Survives the Deregulatory Trend in Campaign Finance, 49…
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