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Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 12

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, July 29, 2014:Kansas City lawyer’s blog posts could be an issue in judicial confirmation bidOntario Superior Court Master Richard Peterson mourned Online…
  • Jul 28

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, July 28, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, July 28, 2014
     Here are the leading legal headlines for Monday, July 28, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: Lawyers Should Be Aware of iPhone Vulnerabilities  Ontario Justices of the Peace should have a law degree: Editorial - Toronto…
  • Jul 25

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, July 25, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, July 25, 2014
     Here are the leading legal headlines for Friday, July 25, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: New U.K.-Canada tax treaty lets authorities do audits in other country Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated at circumcision…
Rank this Week: 167

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 154

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Jul 29

    New CAAF grant

    New CAAF grant
    No. 14-5007/AF.  U.S. v. Steven S. MORITA.  CCA 37838.  Review granted on the following issue: WHETHER THE AIR FORCE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS ERRED BY FINDING THAT A RESERVIST CAN CREATE COURT-MARTIAL…
  • Jul 29

    LRM rises . . .

    LRM rises . . .
    On occasion I note civilian court opinions that reference or rely on military appellate case law. In my view, because of technology we see more courts, especially federal courts, cite to military appellate case law. In United States v.…
  • Jul 27

    The older the worse

    The older the worse
    The older the alleged other acts the worse the case for admission of MRE 404(b) matter in my view. Trial counsel will often seek to admit prior bad acts through MRE 404(b).  The UCMJ does not have rules of evidence in the statute, the…
Rank this Week: 744

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jul 29

    Pennsylvania Broker Charged In Ponzi Scheme

    Pennsylvania Broker Charged In Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Patricia S. Miller, a Pennsylvania broker, was charged with conducting a massive Ponzi scheme. Miller allegedly used her position as a trusted financial adviser, as…
  • Jul 28

    Seattle Broker Pleads Guilty to Ponzi Scheme

    Seattle Broker Pleads Guilty to Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Dennis Daugs Jr., who was the managing director of a Seattle advisory firm, Lakeside Capital Management, used assets from the portfolio of a senior citizen client to…
  • Jul 23

    Former Broker Barred from Security Industry Due to Sale of Alternative Investment

    Former Broker Barred from Security Industry Due to Sale of Alternative Investment
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Robert Christian Acri, a broker formerly with World Equity Group Inc., was barred from the securities industry. Acri allegedly was involved in the sale of…
Rank this Week: 150

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

http://www.agandfoodlaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    Debates Arise over RFS in Washington

    Debates Arise over RFS in Washington
    Posted July 29, 2014 On July 24, White House counselor John Podesta told a group of senators that reduced volumetric requirements for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in 2014 are imminent, according to an Agweek article by Jerry Hagstrom…
  • Jul 29

    FCIC Finalizes Insurance Rule

    FCIC Finalizes Insurance Rule
    Posted July 29, 2014 The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) has finalized the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Pear Crop Insurance Provisions. The rule is intended to improve coverage available to pear producers, to clarify existing…
  • Jul 29

    Concerns Over Conservation Regulations Rise With Vegetable Producer

    Concerns Over Conservation Regulations Rise With Vegetable Producer
    Posted July 29, 2014 Last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) informed producers of their obligation to comply with conservation regulations in order to purchase crop insurance and some vegetable producers have concerns, according to…
Rank this Week: 480

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 40

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: 25

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jul 29

    ALMS For The Disbarred

    ALMS For The Disbarred
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney who assisted a company called ALMS in drafting trusts sold by non-lawyers to senior citizens. After nine days of hearings, the attorney was found to have engaged in dishonesty, failures…
  • Jul 28

    Interviewing With The Enemy

    Interviewing With The Enemy
    The District of Columbia Bar Legal Ethics Committee has a new opinion on an important real-world issue When a lawyer is seeking employment with an entity or person adverse to his client, or with the adversary's lawyer, a conflict of...
  • Jul 28

    Worst Report Affirmed

    Worst Report Affirmed
    In October 2012, I posted a comment about a report of a District of Columbia hearing committee that absolved four lawyers who I believe were proven to have engaged in serious misconduct involving the abuse of an elderly woman suffering...
Rank this Week: 58

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 29

    LITIGANT BARRED FROM APPEARING IN DIVORCE MATTER THROUGH DESIGNATED POWER OF ATTORNEY

    LITIGANT BARRED FROM APPEARING IN DIVORCE MATTER THROUGH DESIGNATED POWER OF ATTORNEY
    A power of attorney can be a necessary, if not critical mechanism by which to accomplish certain activities in one’s life, where the person instilled with such power acts as an agent on behalf of the appointing individual.  For…
  • Jul 22

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE
    In my opinion, most people (typically women) decide whether or not to change their name to a maiden name at the actual time of the divorce proceeding, if not sooner.  The decision is a largely personal one and in my years of…
  • Jul 22

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE
    In my opinion, most people (typically women) decide whether or not to change their name to a maiden name at the actual time of the divorce proceeding, if not sooner.  The decision is a largely personal one and in my years of…
Rank this Week: 615

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Everything You Need To Know About New Labor & Employment Law

    Everything You Need To Know About New Labor & Employment Law
    With the dog days of summer firmly upon us, it’s a good time to catch up on some items that you might have put aside. One of those items is reviewing the new Connecticut laws that go into effect (mainly) later this year. Fortunately, my…
  • Jul 28

    Cameras in the Workplace Among Topics in Latest “Employment Law Letter”

    Cameras in the Workplace Among Topics in Latest “Employment Law Letter”
    While you might think our department at Shipman & Goodwin LLP would be content to rest on just this blog, my fellow colleagues have actually been passing along tidbits for years in its quarterly Employment Law Letter publication. The…
  • Jul 25

    Minimum Daily Earnings Guarantee (or Reporting Time) Already a Rule For Some Employer

    Minimum Daily Earnings Guarantee (or Reporting Time) Already a Rule For Some Employer
    This week, one of Connecticut’s own, Representative Rosa DeLauro introduced the “Schedules That Work Act” bill in Congress.  It would ostensibly help part-time workers secure stable schedules. It would,…
Rank this Week: 209

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    Exhaustion of PIP Benefits: How it Relates to Billed Emergency Service

    Exhaustion of PIP Benefits: How it Relates to Billed Emergency Service
    The 4th District Court of Appeals opinion in Northwoods Sports Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation, Inc., and Wellness Associates of Florida, Inc. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and USAA Casualty Insurance Companyheld that…
  • Jul 28

    Costa Concordia Drama Continues – Potential Cruise Ship Lawsuit

    Costa Concordia Drama Continues – Potential Cruise Ship Lawsuit
    There have been reports that many of the passengers aboard the ill-fated Costa Concordia have hired a class action attorney in New York to bring suit in Miami against Costa’s parent company Carnival. Litigation against any…
  • Jul 28

    The Basics Of Salvaging A Vessel

    The Basics Of Salvaging A Vessel
    Many of us have been patiently waiting to see what would finally happen with the Costa Concordia. It has been two years since this particular cruise ship sunk off the coast of Italy. It got a few of us at the firm thinking. What if we…
Rank this Week: 518

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Jul 29

    Subtle racial comments support Title VII discrimination case

    Subtle racial comments support Title VII discrimination case
    The Court of Appeals infrequently reverses summary judgment in racial discrimination cases. Purely circumstantial evidence does not seem to cut it these days. In this case, the case is remanded for trial because of not-so-subtle racial…
  • Jul 28

    State Court of Appeals strikes Albany County cyberbullying law as unconstitutional

    State Court of Appeals strikes Albany County cyberbullying law as unconstitutional
    Social media is a wonderful thing, but not when malicious teenagers get their hands on it. In this case, a high school student began bullying classmates on Facebook. As the New York Court of Appeals summarizes the case, "He anonymously posted…
  • Jul 25

    Vermont electioneering laws are constitutional.

    Vermont electioneering laws are constitutional.
    In a complex ruling that explores the contours of the First Amendment rights of activist organizations, the Court of Appeals rejects a challenge to various electioneering laws by a Vermont right-to-life organization. This case is probably on…
Rank this Week: 822

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 74

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Jul 29

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/28/2014

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/28/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions Body: AC35747 - Mierzejewski v. Brownell ("The plaintiff . . . appeals from the summary judgment rendered by the trial court in favor of the defendant . . . and from the court’s denial…
  • Jul 28

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 7/28/2014

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 7/28/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Insurance Law Opinions;Declaratory Judgment Opinions Body: SC19089 - Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. of America v. Netherlands Ins. Co. ("Travelers sought and received a judgment from the trial court declaring,…
  • Jul 28

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/28/2014

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/28/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions;Declaratory Judgment Opinions Body: AC35353 - Girolametti v. Rizzo Corp ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court granting the application to confirm an arbitration award…
Rank this Week: 195

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/
  • Jul 29

    Don’t Fall Into a Copyright Trap!

    Don’t Fall Into a Copyright Trap!
    Copyright traps are fabrications deliberately tucked into otherwise factual publications in order to detect third-party copying.  A recent blog post from Duke’s Law Library highlights some examples:  click [here] to read the…
  • Jul 28

    Library Hours for Summer Break

    Library Hours for Summer Break
    The Library will be open the following hours over summer break: Monday – Friday  8am – 5pm Saturday – Closed Sunday – Closed Enjoy the rest of your summer!
  • Jul 25

    Health Law “Hot Topics” Student Writing Opportunity

    Health Law “Hot Topics” Student Writing Opportunity
    The ABA Health Law Section is looking for students to write for their “Hot Topics” electronic publication. Contributors write a short summaries or reviews of a selected articles from the most recent issue of The Health Lawyer.…
Rank this Week: 417

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 324

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    The problem with the public trust ...

    The problem with the public trust ...
    ... is the public.  Why do they have to be so damn interested in seeing the works?Michael Rushton tweets:  "If only there existed some sort of mechanism for allocating scarce goods with excess demand."
  • Jul 27

    $8.5 billion

    $8.5 billion
    That's the value of the Detroit Institute's collection according to an appraisal commissioned by one of the City's largest creditors.
  • Jul 23

    Interesting Sales Tax Decision

    Interesting Sales Tax Decision
    (How often do you get to say that?)  It involves the dealer Richard Feigen.  He sold a painting in 2004 for $2.5 million and paid sales taxes of $215,000 to the NY authorities in 2005.  In 2011, it emerged that the painting was…
Rank this Week: 136

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 289

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • Jul 29

    Scranton Moosic Workers Comp- Work Injury Lawyer

    Scranton Moosic Workers Comp- Work Injury Lawyer
    Question: I was hurt on the job yesterday. My foreman said that I shouldn’t worry and that they would take care of everything. What am I entitled to and when will I receive my workers comp check? A.T., Scranton, Pa. Answer: If you are…
  • Jul 29

    Court Upholds $32 Million Punitive Damages Award Against Nursing Home

    Court Upholds $32 Million Punitive Damages Award Against Nursing Home
    Manor Care Inc. v. Douglas, — S.E.2d —-, 2014 WL 2835831 (W. Va. June 18, 2014) arose out of the death of Dorothy Douglas from severe dehydration following a nineteen-day stay at the Heartland Nursing Home in Charleston. On…
  • Jul 28

    Moosic Scranton Clarks Summit Workers Compensation- Workers Comp Work Injury Lawyer

    Moosic Scranton Clarks Summit Workers Compensation- Workers Comp Work Injury Lawyer
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that an insurer was entitled to reimbursement from the Supersedeas Fund for medical expenses paid on behalf of claimant. In Dept. Of Labor & Industry v. WCAB (Crawford & Co.), the…
Rank this Week: 543

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 29

    Review of Carbone and Cahn's "Marriage Markets"

    Review of Carbone and Cahn's "Marriage Markets"
    From the New York Times: Two professors of family law, June Carbone and Naomi Cahn, have written a crisp and cogent account — rich with detail and utterly free of legalese — of America’s failure to invest in its children....
  • Jul 28

    Wedding Spending

    Wedding Spending
    From Quartz: Now that June—currently the most popular month for weddings in the US—is over, we took a breath from attending matrimony-related rehearsal dinners, cocktail hours, ceremonies, receptions, and brunches to nurse our collective…
  • Jul 27

    Graduating in Wedding Dresse

    Graduating in Wedding Dresse
    From the Wall Street Journal: BEIJING—On an overcast June day, 20 women in white gowns stood in a row on a grassy field. They had spent the morning fussing with one another's hair and makeup, and now, for the big...
Rank this Week: 131

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 29

    [Charles E. Cobb Jr. (guest-blogging)] Standing our ground

    [Charles E. Cobb Jr. (guest-blogging)] Standing our ground
    Black World War II veterans changed the climate of the South. Most of this story is unknown, or not much told. Yet no single group was more important to the modern civil rights movement than these men. It was they who first took young…
  • Jul 28

    [Dale Carpenter] Fourth Circuit strikes down Virginia ban on same-sex marriage

    [Dale Carpenter] Fourth Circuit strikes down Virginia ban on same-sex marriage
    In a 2-1 decision in Bostic v. Schaefer, a panel of the Fourth Circuit has invalidated Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The majority opinion was written by Judge Henry Floyd (an Obama nominee, but previously a George W.…
  • Jul 28

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The case for (and against) congressional standing to sue the president

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The case for (and against) congressional standing to sue the president
    This past week, the House Rules Committee approved a resolution authorizing a lawsuit against the executive branch for unlawfully delaying the PPACA’s employer mandate penalty. On July 25, attorney David Rivkin and FIU law professor…
Rank this Week: 9

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jul 29

    SEC Guidance May Lessen Investment Adviser Demand for Proxy Advisory Service

    SEC Guidance May Lessen Investment Adviser Demand for Proxy Advisory Service
    Editor's Note: Holly J. Gregory is a partner and co-global coordinator of the Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation group at Sidley Austin LLP. This post is based on a Sidley update. Recently issued SEC staff guidance addresses…
  • Jul 29

    The Peril of an Expectations Gap in Proxy Advisory Firm Regulation

    The Peril of an Expectations Gap in Proxy Advisory Firm Regulation
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Asaf Eckstein of Tel Aviv University-Buchmann Faculty of Law. Over the last few years, Congress and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) were put under pressure to seriously consider…
  • Jul 28

    Wachtell Keeps Running Away from the Evidence

    Wachtell Keeps Running Away from the Evidence
    Editor's Note: Lucian Bebchuk is William J. Friedman and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance and Director of the Program on Corporate Governance, Harvard Law School. This post responds to a Wachtell Lipton…
Rank this Week: 118

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 29

    Building a new library from the ground up

    Building a new library from the ground up
    “Universal City librarian Toni Davenport is almost giddy when discussing the task that lies before her — build a new library, from the ground up. Community meeting space, banks of computers and a “library that flows”…
  • Jul 29

    Santa Cruz library trustees review $63M facilities plan

    Santa Cruz library trustees review $63M facilities plan
    “Library trustees reviewed a plan Monday for how to spend $63.1 million in facilities improvements if voters approve a parcel tax. A survey of voters earlier this year determined there was 73 percent support for an annual $49 parcel tax…
  • Jul 28

    Miami-Dade mayor lets higher library-tax ceiling stand

    Miami-Dade mayor lets higher library-tax ceiling stand
    “Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez won’t veto a higher property tax rate ceiling for libraries set by county commissioners. Mike Hernández, Gimenez’s spokesman, said Friday that the mayor decided to let the…
Rank this Week: 192

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Comedians talk about philosopher

    Comedians talk about philosopher
    Free podcasts! (Thanks to Kylie Wakefield for the pointer.)
  • Jul 29

    Should philosophy of religion be taught at secular universities?

    Should philosophy of religion be taught at secular universities?
    A curious discussion going on in the bowels of cyberspace apparently launched by an atheist radio personality. I would think the answer is pretty clearly "yes," given that a number of important metaphysical and epistemological issues are…
  • Jul 29

    CUNY's Godfrey-Smith to take up half-time appointment at Sydney

    CUNY's Godfrey-Smith to take up half-time appointment at Sydney
    Peter Godfrey Smith (philosophy of biology & mind), Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center, has accepted a half-time appointment at the University of Sydney, where he will spend every…
Rank this Week: 31

New Jersey Law Blog

New Jersey Law Blog

Covers ADR, bankruptcy, business, family law, employment, intellectual property, real estate, estate planning and more. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act does not Apply to Sale of Franchise

    New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act does not Apply to Sale of Franchise
    In last week's blog posting we discussed the recent decision of Yogo Factory Franchising, Inc. v. Edmond Ying, et al., US District Court D. New Jersey 2014), in which the court enforced the arbitration clause contained in the franchise…
  • Jul 24

    Equitable Tolling and Relation Back-Objection to Discharge

    Equitable Tolling and Relation Back-Objection to Discharge
    Several years back I wrote an article for the American Bankruptcy Institute on informal proofs of claim. The ABI article, which can be found here, discussed how a pleading filed before a proof of claim bar date (i.e., certification filed in…
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey District Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Franchise Agreement

    New Jersey District Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Franchise Agreement
    In Yogo Factory Franchising, Inc. v. Edmond Ying, et al., US District Court D. New Jersey 2014), the court enforced the arbitration clause and held that the arbitration clause should be applied to all the franchisee's claims arising from the…
Rank this Week: 398

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Jul 29

    Wyoming Group Sues To Remove Aggregate Contribution Limit

    Wyoming Group Sues To Remove Aggregate Contribution Limit
    A libertarian group has filed a lawsuit in federal court to remove the state’s aggregate limit on political contributions. The Continued on Next Page
  • Jul 28

    Monday News Roundup

    Monday News Roundup
    Lobbying “Bombshell: Ethics office alleges illegal lobbying” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Lobbying business in state of upheaval” Continued on Next Page
  • Jul 28

    Ontario Legislature Adjourns for Summer

    Ontario Legislature Adjourns for Summer
    On July 24, the Ontario, Canada, Legislature adjourned its session with unanimous consent until October 20, 2014. According to The Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 925

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Farewell

    Farewell
    There’s a line in my favorite writer Kurt Vonnegut’s Jailbird that goes “‘Hello and goodbye.’ What else is there to say? Our language is much larger than it needs to be.” I didn’t actually say…
  • Jul 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    There’s a line in my favorite writer Kurt Vonnegut’s Jailbird that goes ”‘Hello and goodbye.’  What else is there to say?  Our language is much larger than it needs to be.”  I…
  • Jul 28

    Harley-Davidson Booze Coming Soon?

    Harley-Davidson Booze Coming Soon?
    With the 74th Anniversary of the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally less than a week away, it seemed like a good time to check in on recent Harley-Davidson trademark activity at the USPTO. As it turns out, a very interesting…
Rank this Week: 203

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    BALCA on Definition of College or University Teacher

    BALCA on Definition of College or University Teacher
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Instructional Coordinator.” After reviewing an Employer’s…
  • Jul 28

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, August 1, 2014

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, August 1, 2014
    We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those…
  • Jul 25

    BALCA Vacates Denial Notwithstanding Incomplete ETA 9089

    BALCA Vacates Denial Notwithstanding Incomplete ETA 9089
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologist” After receiving…
Rank this Week: 546

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 390

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Morgan Stanley to Pay $275 Million for Misleading Investors in Subprime RMBS Offering

    Morgan Stanley to Pay $275 Million for Misleading Investors in Subprime RMBS Offering
    The SEC charged three Morgan Stanley entities with misleading investors in a pair of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) securitizations that the firms underwrote, sponsored, and issued.Morgan Stanley agreed to settle the charges by…
  • Jul 29

    Considering a Move? Now Might Be The Time

    Considering a Move? Now Might Be The Time
    Changing firms can be a challenging and stressful time. We have spent decades helping advisers change firms, dealing with restrictive covenants, garden leaves, old promissory notes, new promissory notes, injunctions and more. None of it is…
  • Jul 28

    Dispute Resolution Statistics - June 2014

    Dispute Resolution Statistics - June 2014
    FINRA has released the Dispute Resolution Statistics for June 2014. To view, click here.
Rank this Week: 499

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Relationship Between Fair Use and Infringement

    Relationship Between Fair Use and Infringement
    Dear Rich: I was troubled by the blanket assertion in a recent post in which you stated that if you copied a copyrighted work without authorization, you're infringing. I believe that if your use is a fair use, you are not infringing. Or are…
  • Jul 25

    University Won't Patent My Invention

    University Won't Patent My Invention
    It looks like I may have made a scientific breakthrough with definite commercial applications. The thing is the university patent office (who would own the work) is reluctant to start paperwork on it as they say a few patents have already…
  • Jul 24

    Sold Original Painting: Who Gets Copyright?

    Sold Original Painting: Who Gets Copyright?
    Dear Rich: Is it possible to sell an original painting and keep ownership at the same time? For example, if I sell the original to someone and later contract for the work to be used in another area of entertainment, could I maintain ownership…
Rank this Week: 451

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Jul 29

    So What the Heck is Happening With Contractual Arbitration in California?

    So What the Heck is Happening With Contractual Arbitration in California?
    CBL is not just about Proposition 65 – it just sometimes seems that way. But the goal here is to provide out-of-state lawyers, general counsel, and other interested parties with some useful information about cutting edge issues facing…
  • May 21

    Attorney General Posts 2013 Proposition 65 Settlement Number

    Attorney General Posts 2013 Proposition 65 Settlement Number
    Every year, Cal Biz Lit eagerly awaits the Attorney General's release of the Alpert report, summarizing the past year's Proposition 65 settlements by defendant and by private party enforcer. CBL hasn't yet figured out who Alpert is, but…
  • Oct 9

    Assembly Bill 227: Proposition 65 Reform or Sausage Making?

    Assembly Bill 227: Proposition 65 Reform or Sausage Making?
    Two different efforts to reform Proposition 65 abuses have fallen flat. As CalBizLit readers know, last May, Governor Brown announced a plan to eliminate a number of abuses of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.…
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 29

    Net Neutrality: Is Antitrust Law More Effective than Regulation in Protecting Consumers and Innovation?

    Net Neutrality: Is Antitrust Law More Effective than Regulation in Protecting Consumers and Innovation?
    Bruce M. Owen, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR); Stanford University Public Policy Program asks Net Neutrality: Is Antitrust Law More Effective than Regulation in Protecting Consumers and Innovation? ABSTRACT: Hearing…
  • Jul 29

    Merger Control in China: Understanding MOFCOM’s Unique Approach

    Merger Control in China: Understanding MOFCOM’s Unique Approach
    Sebastien J. Evrard & Baohui Zhang (Jones Day) analyze Merger Control in China: Understanding MOFCOM’s Unique Approach. ABSTRACT: Almost 15 years ago, the European Commission decided to block the merger between GE and Honeywell, which…
  • Jul 29

    An Empirical Analysis of Search Costs and Price Dispersion

    An Empirical Analysis of Search Costs and Price Dispersion
    Joshua Sherman, University of Vienna and Avi Weiss, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) provide An Empirical Analysis of Search Costs and Price Dispersion. ABSTRACT: We exploit cross-sectional…
Rank this Week: 22

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Jul 29

    Indian E-Commerce Firm Flipkart Raises Eye-Popping $1 Billion

    Indian E-Commerce Firm Flipkart Raises Eye-Popping $1 Billion
    Flipkart, an online marketplace in India, says it raised $1 billion in its latest round of fund-raising, making it second only to Uber's $1.2 billion round.
  • Jul 29

    UBS and Deutsche Bank Disclose New Inquiries Over ‘Dark Pools’

    UBS and Deutsche Bank Disclose New Inquiries Over ‘Dark Pools’
    The latest regulatory inquires come about a month after New York's attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, sued Barclays over its private stock trading platform, known as a dark pool.
  • Jul 29

    BaubleBar, an Upstart Jewelry Seller, Raises $10 Million

    BaubleBar, an Upstart Jewelry Seller, Raises $10 Million
    BaubleBar, a purveyor of fast-fashion jewelry, plans to announce on Tuesday that it has raised $10 million in a new round of financing led by J. Christopher Burch's investment firm.
Rank this Week: 4

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jul 29

    News Roundup - July 29, 2014

    News Roundup - July 29, 2014
    CanadaFormer Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault not entitled to royal immunity against fraud charges, Montreal Gazette Ikea commits 'unfair labour practices' with attempts to hire picketing workers to higher non-union wage,…
  • Jul 28

    Global law group accuses Harper of encroaching on judicial independence

    Global law group accuses Harper of encroaching on judicial independence
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s public comments about Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin this spring “amounted to an encroachment on the independence of the judiciary,” the International Commission of Jurists has found. The…
  • Jul 28

    News Roundup - July 28, 2014

    News Roundup - July 28, 2014
    CanadaJudge to hear challenge to Charter by Telus and Rogers after asked to release cellphone information, Toronto StarSon of mafia boss in Ontario arrested as part of ongoing fraud investigation, The National PostMan released on bail,…
Rank this Week: 586

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 29

    Taras Rudnitsky Appointed Chair of The Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee

    Taras Rudnitsky Appointed Chair of The Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee
    Taras Rudnitsky was recently appointed the chair of the Small Claims Rules Committee of the Florida Bar.  The appointment was made by the President of the Florida Bar.  The Small Claims Rules Committee was established to consider…
  • Jul 24

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Receives Excellent Review

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Receives Excellent Review
    Client: Name Withheld by Request Type of Case: Debt Collection Defense Client Review: I was being sued over a debt amount that I did not feel I owed, nonetheless, being involved in a law suit was so traumatic for me that I only wanted to…
  • Jul 17

    Main Street Acquisition Lawsuit Against Our Client Dismissed

    Main Street Acquisition Lawsuit Against Our Client Dismissed
    Plaintiff: Main Street Acquisition Corp. Original Creditor: HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. Plaintiff’s Attorney: Andrew Fleisher, Esq. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Law Offices of Erskine and Fleisher Case Outcome: Voluntary Dismissal with…
Rank this Week: 519

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 29

    Homeowners Policy And Fire

    Homeowners Policy And Fire
    Insurance law attorneys will one day see a claim wherein the insurance company is denying a fire loss by asserting that the fire was the result of arson by the homeowner. The Houston Court of Appeals [14th Dist.] issued an...
  • Jul 27

    Prompt Payment Penalty Calculation

    Prompt Payment Penalty Calculation
    Texas insurance law lawyers need to be able to calculate how the Prompt Payment Act when calculating damages. A 2008, Fort Worth Court of Appeals case is good to read for guidance. The style of the case is, GuideOne Lloyds...
  • Jul 26

    Insurance Kickbacks To Bank

    Insurance Kickbacks To Bank
    Texas insurance law attorneys need to keep up with what is happening in the world of insurance. The Washington Examiner ran an article in June 2014 that is interesting. The article is titled "US Weighs Lawsuits On Alleged Insurance…
Rank this Week: 748

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 29

    #RevengePorn: Real Numbers Show It’s Not Really A Gender Issue

    #RevengePorn: Real Numbers Show It’s Not Really A Gender Issue
    The anti-revenge porn advocates have put out an infographic with statistics that have found their way into articles on the subject and, ultimately, the discussion supporting its criminalization.  Pounding these numbers has proven a very…
  • Jul 29

    Bratton: Democracy Is All About Showing Police Respect

    Bratton: Democracy Is All About Showing Police Respect
    Bratton added, “Would you not want us to deal with that quality of life crime?” That was one of the artful lines offered by NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in a press conference with Mayor de Blasio about the killing of Eric…
  • Jul 28

    Why Congress Can’t Spell Parsimony

    Why Congress Can’t Spell Parsimony
    Until the day courts realized that the Supreme Court meant what it said in Booker, and that the guidelines really, really weren’t mandatory anymore, nobody gave a damn about 18 U.S.C. §3553(a). It was an orphan statute, rendered…
Rank this Week: 163

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Jul 29

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-28

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-28
    Under Spain's 'Google fee' law, news aggregators must pay publishers http://t.co/QTlGThEUxm -> Plea to end music piracy – Fiji Times Online http://t.co/1VjK56k9Xx -> Dr. Phil Sues Deadspin, Claims Copyright Infringement Over…
  • Jul 28

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-27

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-27
    Google doesn't want you to limit its ability to follow you around the internet http://t.co/9vYzPQjxcK -> RT @eurorights: 'French blogger owes $2,000 in damages for review 'too prominent' on Google'. http://t.co/UHMDvye7hC -> RT…
  • Jul 27

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-07-26

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-07-26
    Time to invest in better protections for Canada’s intellectual property http://t.co/VtXpfqNMeI -> Android set-top boxes for TV streaming: Copyright or wrong? http://t.co/kVbCOj0Gu7 -> Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for…
Rank this Week: 562

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Jul 29

    Summer of the Inversion, cont'd

    Summer of the Inversion, cont'd
    So, inversions are continuing in rapid fashion. Even Mylan - whose CEO is the daughter of West Virginia Senator and former Governor Joe Manchin (see: "What my daughter did should be illegal") I've been wondering about what is that…
  • Jul 22

    Choi on Earnout

    Choi on Earnout
    You know me. I'm not an earnout fan. They're usually more trouble than they are worth. Nevertheless, Albert Choi has posted a new paper, Facilitating Mergers and Acquisitions with Earnouts and Purchase Price Adjustments. His studies suggests…
  • Jul 16

    Summer of the inversion

    Summer of the inversion
    For those of you trying to catch up on the inversion wave that has swamped the deal world this summer, here's a neat video summary of what they are all about. For those of you who don't have access to...
Rank this Week: 104

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 14

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 180