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Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 937

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Translating Law

    CFP: Translating Law
    Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on ‘Translating Law‘. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and...
  • Jul 22

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC
    Georgetown Law, the Migration Policy Institute,  and Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., present the 13th Annual Immigration Law & Policy Conference Sept. 12, 2016, at Georgetown Law.
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment
    Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice (U. San Francisco College of Arts & Sciences) announces its 29(2) issue theme: Violent Extremism and Youth Recruitment. The submission deadline is Jan....
Rank this Week: 23

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jul 22

    LWI Conference Guest Post: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing

    LWI Conference Guest Post: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing
    Please welcome a guest post from Stetson's Kirsten Davis, reflecting on last week's wonderful LWI Biennial Conference in Portland! From Kirsten: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing I had the great pleasure of speaking on what…
  • Jul 19

    A Word That Only Lawyers and Judges Could Love: Defalcation

    A Word That Only Lawyers and Judges Could Love: Defalcation
    "Defalcation" is "a word that only lawyers and judges could love," according to a recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. In re Jahrling, No. 15-2252, Slip Op. at 5 (7th Cir. Mar. 18,…
  • Jul 19

    Registration Open for CSLSA Conference

    Registration Open for CSLSA Conference
    Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2016 Scholarship Conference, Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24& at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Law…
Rank this Week: 940

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well summer is back in Seattle, and it’s looking like our weekend is going to be full of fun in the (very warm, and largely without air conditioned) sun. If you’re like us, get ready for a relaxing weekend by …
  • Jul 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employment, Aviation, and Airbnb.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employment, Aviation, and Airbnb.
    Friday is here, and on this day in 1939, at the World’s Fair in New York City, Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appointed Jane Bolin a judge of the city’s Domestic Relations Court, making her the first African-American women appointed to…
  • Jul 21

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Journalism, Politics in the Workplace, and Women Leaders.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Journalism, Politics in the Workplace, and Women Leaders.
    Thursday is here and I am continuing to take over your Top 10 in Law Blogs. Personally, I love history and reviewing the past so I can better understand the present which is why I will continue to give a …
Rank this Week: 13

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Is a Creditor’s Judgment Enforceable Against My Estate?

    Is a Creditor’s Judgment Enforceable Against My Estate?
    Death does not automatically void any debts owed by the deceased. In the normal course of administering an estate, the personal representative named in the decedent’s last will and testament is responsible for paying any valid creditor…
  • Jul 21

    New California Budget Restricts Medi-Cal Claims Against Recipients’ Estate

    New California Budget Restricts Medi-Cal Claims Against Recipients’ Estate
    In a recent post we discussed how Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid system, can go after the assets of a deceased beneficiary recipient’s probate estate or revocable living trust for reimbursement of medical costs paid during the…
  • Jul 14

    How Can My Divorce Settlement Affect My California Estate Planning?

    How Can My Divorce Settlement Affect My California Estate Planning?
    There are many legal events that may affect your estate planning. For example, if you get divorced, the terms of your property settlement may require you to alter the terms of your will or trust. It is therefore important to resolve any…
Rank this Week: 206

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 890

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Jul 22

    Robertson Article on the First Amendment and Advertising "Off-Label" Drug

    Robertson Article on the First Amendment and Advertising "Off-Label" Drug
    Christopher T. Robertson of Arizona and Harvard's Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics has written A Trojan Horse? How Expansion of the First Amendment Threatens Much More than the Regulation of Off-Label…
  • Jul 22

    Revisions Coming to the FDCPA Validation Article . . .

    Revisions Coming to the FDCPA Validation Article . . .
    by Jeff Sovern We need to make some revisions to our validation article discussion draft, in Part V A.1., beginning on page 27, and captioned "Did Respondents Understand that The Letter Said They Could Dispute the Validity of the Debt?"...
  • Jul 21

    "The CFPB Turns 5 Today. Here’s What It’s Done (and What It Hasn’t)"

    "The CFPB Turns 5 Today. Here’s What It’s Done (and What It Hasn’t)"
    Time has this article, reporting that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "has reshaped the mortgage market and issued hefty penalties. But there is much to be done."
Rank this Week: 532

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Jul 22

    TWiL 353: I Fought The Pokemon And The Law Won

    TWiL 353: I Fought The Pokemon And The Law Won
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Tiffany Li, Derek Muller Denise Howell and Emory Roane speak with Tiffany Li and Derek Muller about legal issues surrounding Pokemon Go including privacy, copyright, children and even election…
  • Jul 15

    TWiL 352: AI, Oh My!

    TWiL 352: AI, Oh My!
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guests: Andrew Arruda, Joshua Browder Andrew Arruda of ROSS Intelligence and Joshua Browder, founder of DoNotPay robot lawyer discuss with Denise Howell and Emory Roane the future of using robots and…
  • Jul 8

    TWiL 351: Stairway To Court

    TWiL 351: Stairway To Court
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Ali Sternburg A jury finds that Led Zeppelin did not copy "Stairway to Heaven", Hillary Clinton's Initiative on Technology & Innovation, the music industry asks Congress to amend…
Rank this Week: 333

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation
    A Citrus County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with solicitation and engaging in prostitution, authorities said Wednesday. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said the 31-year-old man was taken into custody.…
  • Jul 20

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn
    A Largo man has been charged with possessing child pornography, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The 69-year-old was arrested at his home on 126th Avenue Wednesday morning. According to detectives, the investigation…
  • Jul 18

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam
    A New Port Richey couple has been arrested on charges of organized fraud, grand theft and mortgage fraud tied to the sale of investment offerings in Clearwater. The Florida Office of Financial Regulation announced on Friday the couple is…
Rank this Week: 162

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Jul 22

    What makes inclusionary zoning happen?

    What makes inclusionary zoning happen?
    A new report from the National Housing Conference has some of the answers. Here is the abstract: More than 500 local inclusionary zoning (IZ) programs have been implemented in communities across the country. In most cases, these IZ policies…
  • Jul 22

    Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute seeks panel proposals for 2017 conference themed Creating Inclusive Communitie

    Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute seeks panel proposals for 2017 conference themed Creating Inclusive Communitie
    Western Places / Western Spaces Conference Request for Proposals What issues are important to you in your work? The Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute's annual land use conference, Western Places / Western Spaces explores a range of land use,…
  • Jul 21

    UIdaho Law helps launch Citizens Planning Academy

    UIdaho Law helps launch Citizens Planning Academy
    Boise and the surrounding Treasure Valley rank as one of the 20 fastest growing American regions. To facilitate better planning of this rapid growth, I am pleased to announce that the University of Idaho College of Law and Idaho Smart...
Rank this Week: 889

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: 268

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 386

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jul 22

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 22/7 20h30 - Iluminuras O programa desta semana mostra detalhes da vida e da obra do escritor Jorge Luis Borges. Nascido na Argentina, Borges passou parte da juventude na Europa. Já adulto, voltou à América…
  • Jul 22

    Lei catarinense que define pequena propriedade rural para fins ambientais é questionada no STF

    Lei catarinense que define pequena propriedade rural para fins ambientais é questionada no STF
    Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI 5558) ajuizada, com pedido de liminar, no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), questiona dispositivo da lei catarinense que dispõe sobre pequena propriedade rural para fins ambientais.…
  • Jul 22

    Questões sociais são recorrentes na pauta do STF na gestão atual

    Questões sociais são recorrentes na pauta do STF na gestão atual
    Temas relacionados às áreas da saúde, do meio ambiente, do consumo, da proteção de idosos, crianças, adolescentes e pessoas com deficiência têm sido recorrentes na pauta de julgamentos do…
Rank this Week: 198

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 22

    Number 18: Really?

    Number 18: Really?
    Each month we get a report from our own marketing folks on how many people read and subscribe to our blog. On June 29, we received an email from Adelaide in South Australia in which a law firm has taken the time evaluate the 100 best divorce…
  • Jul 22

    “They Lied: Make Them Pay”

    “They Lied: Make Them Pay”
    For those who practice in the domestic relations world, one of the great frustrations comes when a client asks us to extract a sometimes appropriate pound of flesh as compensation for the “pack of lies” contained in a divorce…
  • Jun 28

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US
    This writer only wishes he could wear the mantle of constitutional scholar. The best he can do is claim the appellation: constitutional observer.  Today, I picked up the majority opinion decided by Justice Elena Kagan with the intention…
Rank this Week: 826

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    Risperdal lawsuits highlight gynecomastia side effect

    Risperdal lawsuits highlight gynecomastia side effect
    Medical studies and recent lawsuits against the makers of Risperdal have helped highlight the links between the drug and gynecomastia, a condition that causes males to grow breasts. A 2006 study conducted by Duke University showed that…
  • Jul 21

    Power Morcellators linked to cancer trigger lawsuit

    Power Morcellators linked to cancer trigger lawsuit
    Links between laparoscopic power morcellators and cancer have trigger lawsuits throughout the United States just as the FDA issues a recall on three Johnson and Johnson devices. The FDA and medical professionals express growing concern about…
  • Jul 20

    Talcum Powder and ovarian cancer

    Talcum Powder and ovarian cancer
    While some in the medical community continue to debate whether or not Talcum Powder, also known as Baby Powder, may cause ovarian cancer, two recent lawsuits suggest it does cause ovarian cancer. The link between ovarian cancer and talcum…
Rank this Week: 846

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Daniel Solove @DanielSolove As a Character In a Play About Privacy

    Daniel Solove @DanielSolove As a Character In a Play About Privacy
    Is this a first? A real life law prof is a character in a theatrical production. We've had Supreme Court Justices in opera (Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia in Derrick Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg). And we've see real law profs depicted in…
  • Jul 21

    Leitzel on the Parthenon (Elgin) Marble

    Leitzel on the Parthenon (Elgin) Marble
    James A. Leitzel, University of Chicago, has published The Parthenon Marbles in the British Museum. Here is the abstract. In the early part of the 19th century sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens were removed from the Acropolis…
  • Jul 21

    Ricca on Law, Cultural Categories, and Legal Geographie

    Ricca on Law, Cultural Categories, and Legal Geographie
    Mario Ricca, University of Parma, has published Errant Law: Spaces and Subjects. Here is the abstract. The essay addresses the following topics: I will talk about the intertwining between cultural categories and spatial categories. The…
Rank this Week: 157

PHOSITA

PHOSITA

Covers biotechnology, copyright, intellectual property, public policy, licensing, patents, software and trademark. By Douglas Sorocco, J. Matthew Buchanan and Laura C. Wood.

http://dunlapcodding.com/phosita
  • Jul 22

    I’m a Limerick-al Gangsta

    I’m a Limerick-al Gangsta
    Laura Robinson Creativity abounds at our office, and especially when we spend a weekend together at the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section yearly meeting…
  • Jul 15

    Fed Cir Finds § 101 Patent Eligible Subject Matter in BASCOM

    Fed Cir Finds § 101 Patent Eligible Subject Matter in BASCOM
    Jeremy McKinney On June 27, 2016, a three judge panel of the Federal Circuit delivered a decision in BASCOM Global Internet v. AT&T Mobility LLC. The court held that while…
  • Jul 8

    USPTO Changes Patent Post-Grant Proceedings Electronic Filing System

    USPTO Changes Patent Post-Grant Proceedings Electronic Filing System
    Ann Robl On July 9, 2016, the U.S. Patent Office will cease using the Patent Review Processing System (PRPS) for electronic filings in post-grant reviews, inter partes reviews, and…
Rank this Week: 118

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Press Release: E. coli Outbreak in New Hampshire

    Press Release: E. coli Outbreak in New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) associated with ground beef. Since June,... Continue…
  • Jul 7

    More Sick with E. coli linked to Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill

    More Sick with E. coli linked to Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill
    The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) continues to work with the owners and staff of Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill at 300 W. 26th Street as part of our... Continue Reading
  • Jul 1

    Flour E. coli Outbreak Update

    Flour E. coli Outbreak Update
    As of June 28, 2016, 42 people infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O121 have been reported from 21 states – Alabama 1, Arkansas 1, Arizona 2, California 2 (up... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 210

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    E. coli Outbreak Hits 12 in New Hampshire

    E. coli Outbreak Hits 12 in New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) associated with ground beef. Since June,... Continue…
  • Jul 19

    Lightening Strikes Kapowsin Pork Twice?

    Lightening Strikes Kapowsin Pork Twice?
    Seattle/King County Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis (caused by Salmonella bacteria) associated with a Good Vibe Tribe Luau held on 7/3/16 from 6:00-11:00 PM at Golden Gardens... Continue…
  • Jul 19

    RNC Convention: Make America Barf Again

    RNC Convention: Make America Barf Again
    Perhaps not the tag line the intended? The LA Times, Seema Mehta reports: At least a dozen California GOP staff members at the Republican National Convention have been quarantined in... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 27

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!
    In cases where multiple defendants are allegedly members of gangs, the Government loves to bring in "expert" witnesses on how gangs operate, hierarchy, etc.  It makes for compelling testimony for the jury.  But sometimes the…
  • Jul 18

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further
    The Sixth Circuit in United States v. Rafidi again grappled with what constitutes a “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), a question that has divided sharply the courts of appeals in the wake of the Supreme…
  • Jul 7

    Johnson applies to Immigration and Nationality Act’s residual clause

    Johnson applies to Immigration and Nationality Act’s residual clause
             The Supreme Court held in Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015), that the Armed Career Criminal Act’s (ACCA) residual clause’s definition of “violent felony”…
Rank this Week: 589

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Jul 22

    Indiana Patent Law: Court Rules on Invalidity of Patent for Obviousne

    Indiana Patent Law: Court Rules on Invalidity of Patent for Obviousne
    Evansville, Indiana - In the matter of Berry Plastics Corporation v. Intertape Polymer Corporation, Judge Richard L. Young of the Southern District of Indiana ruled on Defendant Intertape's motion to reconsider the court's conclusion of…
  • Jul 21

    Copyright Office Tribunal Proposed as Alternative for Small Copyright Claim

    Copyright Office Tribunal Proposed as Alternative for Small Copyright Claim
    Washington, D.C. - Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, and Tom Marino (R-Pa) proposed legislation to create an alternative forum to facilitate the adjudication of "small" copyright claims. H.R. 5757,…
  • Jul 20

    Indiana Copyright Litigation: Design Basics Files Three New Indiana Copyright Lawsuit

    Indiana Copyright Litigation: Design Basics Files Three New Indiana Copyright Lawsuit
    Northern District of Indiana - Copyright lawyers for Plaintiff Design Basics, LLC of Omaha, Nebraska filed three intellectual property complaints in the Northern District of Indiana alleging copyright infringement. Plaintiffs are in the…
Rank this Week: 284

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
Rank this Week: 549

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jul 22

    Surgical Mistakes Blamed for Woman’s Injurie

    Surgical Mistakes Blamed for Woman’s Injurie
    A woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit in Cook County against a hospital, medical group, and two doctors alleging negligence during surgery caused serious injuries. The woman was a patient at St. Alexius Medical Center where she…
  • Jul 19

    Victim Receives $3.5 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

    Victim Receives $3.5 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case
    The legal team at Levin & Perconti has reached a $3.5 million settlement for their client in a medical malpractice case. Their client was seriously and permanently injured while in the care of a Chicago psychiatric hospital. The man was…
  • Jul 14

    Improper Use of MRI Machine Led to Serious Injurie

    Improper Use of MRI Machine Led to Serious Injurie
    The use of diagnostic and testing equipment is a necessary part of the diagnosis and treatment of many medical conditions. When we go to a medical facility for tests we expect that the employees will keep us safe from harm and will take…
Rank this Week: 279

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...
    Black Lives Matter is formally an organization and has a chapter here in Austin, but really #Blacklivesmatter is an amorphous, broad-based movement with decentralized leadership and an enormous opportunity to accomplish concrete goals to…
  • Jul 21

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit
    In the wake of a terrible crash that killed a Patton Village police officer and an 11-year old boy, State Sen. John Whitmire called on police departments to make law-enforcement pursuit policies public. Reported the local paper: "A Chronicle…
  • Jul 17

    Why the increase in number of Texans shot by police?

    Why the increase in number of Texans shot by police?
    The number of people who die while being arrested by a Texas law-enforcement officer nearly doubled between 2005 and 2015, according to data compiled by the Dallas Morning News, with police shootings accounting for nearly all of the increase.…
Rank this Week: 571

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 22

    Two Toledo Advisors Barred For Fee Disclosure Failure

    Two Toledo Advisors Barred For Fee Disclosure Failure
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:According to a recent settlement with FINRA, Gary Lee Rathbun and Douglas Scott Miller failed to disclose “monitoring fees” regarding the sale of investments to both their…
  • Jul 21

    Clever Independent Brokerage Firm Seeks to Circumvent Law and Hit Transitioning Reps Hard

    Clever Independent Brokerage Firm Seeks to Circumvent Law and Hit Transitioning Reps Hard
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:We recently examined a promissory note agreement for a rep considering a move to an independent brokerage firm.  We noted the following trap for the unwary broker, and are issuing this…
  • Jul 20

    Moore Capital Hedge Fund Manager Fired For “Inconsistent Values”

    Moore Capital Hedge Fund Manager Fired For “Inconsistent Values”
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Hamptons are known for lavish summer vacations for New York’s wealthiest, but a recent visit cost a New York hedge fund manager his job and a lawsuit that could end with a million…
Rank this Week: 105

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jul 22

    Whose Copyright Office?

    Whose Copyright Office?
                In 2013, in a lecture at Columbia University, Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante announced an ambitious vision for the “Next Great Copyright Act.” That vision…
  • Jul 21

    Network Neutrality in Brazil: the recently enacted Presidential Decree consolidates meaningful rule

    Network Neutrality in Brazil: the recently enacted Presidential Decree consolidates meaningful rule
    Amidst an economic and political turmoil, Brazil gave a significant step towards protection of network neutrality – the principle that keeps the Internet an open space, free from undue control by Internet service providers (ISPs). A…
  • Jul 21

    126 Leading Academics to Europe’s Telecom Regulators: Protect the Open Internet in Europe

    126 Leading Academics to Europe’s Telecom Regulators: Protect the Open Internet in Europe
    Today, 126 academics from Europe and around the world published an open letter to European telecom regulators urging them to protect the open Internet in Europe. Regulators are currently working on guidelines that will determine how…
Rank this Week: 679

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jul 22

    Blog Post: NBA Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte Citing Bathroom Law

    Blog Post: NBA Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte Citing Bathroom Law
    The NBA has decided to relocate the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, citing the state's controversial new law preventing transgender people from choosing the bathroom of their choice in a move that has sparked outrage from…
  • Jul 21

    Blog Post: 4 Things Making BigLaw Uneasy About A Clinton Presidency

    Blog Post: 4 Things Making BigLaw Uneasy About A Clinton Presidency
    A potential Hillary Clinton presidency bears the taint of scandal, a history of cronyism and the threat of aggressive enforcement, experts say, sparking worries over potentially heavy-handed regulation that would keep litigators, defense…
  • Jul 21

    Blog Post: Chamber of Commerce Weighs In On SEC's Disclosure Update

    Blog Post: Chamber of Commerce Weighs In On SEC's Disclosure Update
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness sent a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, urging regulators to focus on what information is materially important as they continue…
Rank this Week: 48

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    How are Preliminary Breath Tests Calibrated for Accuracy?

    How are Preliminary Breath Tests Calibrated for Accuracy?
    If you’re on trial for DUI in Virginia, you should know how the preliminary breath test (PBT) must be checked for accuracy and calibrated. If that device can’t be proven to be in proper working order, it shouldn’t be allowed…
  • Jul 18

    Driving on Suspended License Secret: The Officer Must Have a Reason to Pull You Over

    Driving on Suspended License Secret: The Officer Must Have a Reason to Pull You Over
    Video – click to watch instead of reading. Did you know that it’s possible to beat a driving on suspended offense if the officer did not have a good reason to pull you over? This defense applies to many traffic related violations,…
  • Jul 14

    [VIDEO] Should You Prepay Your Virginia Reckless Driving Ticket?

    [VIDEO] Should You Prepay Your Virginia Reckless Driving Ticket?
    If you’re facing reckless driving right now, you need to contact me so you can learn more about reckless driving defenses, learn more about what your situation with the law really means, and then make an educated, informed decision…
Rank this Week: 52

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jul 22

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Need a break from the heat? Here’s a cool story for you. Ice Pigging EPA researchers at the Water Security Test Bed did an experiment to see if a method called “ice pigging” could effectively remove…
  • Jul 21

    Rebirth of the Cheat River

    Rebirth of the Cheat River
    by Jon Capacasa I vividly remember my experience rafting the Cheat River in West Virginia.  It was in the early ‘80s and I recall a beautiful river valley with steep slopes, lushly forested hillsides, and the tremendous rush…
  • Jul 21

    EPA’s Urban Waters Program Meets Local Needs Working with Community Mentor

    EPA’s Urban Waters Program Meets Local Needs Working with Community Mentor
    By Benita Best-Wong I value how mentors from community-based organizations across the country have shaped the EPA’s Urban Waters program into an enterprise dedicated to meeting local needs. The program’s local leaders have…
Rank this Week: 56

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    RFRA Allows Insured To Refuse Contraceptive Coverage

    RFRA Allows Insured To Refuse Contraceptive Coverage
    In Wieland v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (ED MO, July 21, 2016), a Missouri federal district court enjoined the federal government from enforcing the Affordable Care Act against a couple who, on religious grounds,…
  • Jul 22

    Trump Again Calls For Repeal of Politicking Limits on Churches-- Some Background

    Trump Again Calls For Repeal of Politicking Limits on Churches-- Some Background
    In Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention last night (full text from Politico), he repeated his previous promise to work for repeal of the Johnson Amendment, saying:At this moment, I would like to thank the…
  • Jul 22

    Plaintiffs Lack Standing To Challenge Florida Chabad Center

    Plaintiffs Lack Standing To Challenge Florida Chabad Center
    In Gagliardi v. City of Boca Raton, (SD FL, July 21, 2016), a Florida federal district court dismissed on standing grounds a challenge by residents and taxpayers of Boca Raton to zoning changes by the city that permitted a Chabad (Hasidic…
Rank this Week: 261

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 22

    The definition of materiality is whether…

    The definition of materiality is whether there is substantial likelihood that the reasonable investor would consider the information in question to be important in making an investment decision. Are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 21

    "Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles"? Or Feel-Good Platitudes? Or Bunkum?

    "Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles"? Or Feel-Good Platitudes? Or Bunkum?
    Thirteen (an auspicious or suspicious number?) top CEOs published a joint statement on what they called Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles as a full page ad in today's Wall Street Journal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 21

    Do corporations have a "duty" not to avoid taxes?

    Do corporations have a "duty" not to avoid taxes?
    UK Prime Minister Theresa May seems to think so: It doesn’t matter to me whether you’re Amazon, Google or Starbucks, you have a duty to put something back, you have a debt to your fellow citizens,... [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 218

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jul 22

    Court Rules in Favor of School District in Assault Case

    Court Rules in Favor of School District in Assault Case
    The Third Circuit Court has ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania school district in a lawsuit brought by the family of a student who was assaulted on a school campus. The assault occurred in the 2012-2013 school year at Chester High School, which…
  • Jul 15

    Ohio Charter School Sues Department of Education

    Ohio Charter School Sues Department of Education
    An online charter school in Ohio filed a lawsuit against the state’s Department of Education in an effort to block an attendance audit. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, known as ECOT, advertises that it enrolls more than 15,000…
  • Jul 7

    Groupon and IBM Sue Each Other for Patent Infringement

    Groupon and IBM Sue Each Other for Patent Infringement
    Sometimes, the only appropriate way to respond to a lawsuit is by filing a countersuit. At least, that seems to be the philosophy of Groupon, Inc. The story began a few months ago when International Business Machines, better known as IBM,…
Rank this Week: 361

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
Rank this Week: 592

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Jul 22

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right
    Please note this article first appeared on Time.com here. By Katy Pownall, News Writer at Amnesty International It’s rush hour on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge. Queues of cars jostle for position, the noise of horns…
  • Jul 20

    Update: Amnesty Observers at Convention Protest

    Update: Amnesty Observers at Convention Protest
    Amnesty International USA has deployed a delegation of independent human rights observers to monitor protests at the Republican National Convention. We’ll be in Philadelphia next week doing the same thing at the Democratic National…
  • Jul 19

    10 Killings: The Tragic Story of the Barrios Family in Venezuela

    10 Killings: The Tragic Story of the Barrios Family in Venezuela
    By Alex Roche Imagine that one day your brother is at home with his two sons. Police enter his house, beat him and take him away, handcuffed. Imagine that later that day, he is taken to hospital, already dead, with … Please continue…
Rank this Week: 190

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)
    Not sure what's going on over there other than a fire alarm went off and everyone is milling around outside. Will update if any further information becomes available.Update (2pm) -- Apparently the King building has been evacuated as well.…
  • Jul 22

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new
    This time Mike Garofola makes news for dating habits in NYC.  From the New York Post:Ever since Michael Garofola, 36, moved to New York in October, his calendar has been packed with different women penciled in for dinner or drinks. As…
  • Jul 21

    Michelle Obama wins the Republican Convention

    Michelle Obama wins the Republican Convention
    First, she gave the best speech of the convention.But then this.  She is the coolest First Lady ever:Meantime, Cruz is already running for 2020.  Woweee:Can't we all just hug it out?
Rank this Week: 100

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
Rank this Week: 829

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: 8

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.A governance-based endorsement deal between Derek Jeter and sports-underwear maker RevolutionWear soured, prompting the Delaware Court of Chancery to warn about "the mixing of roles in a corporate-governance setting." The…
  • Jul 21

    In absence of scienter, Crocs auditor walks away

    In absence of scienter, Crocs auditor walks away
    By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.A Tenth Circuit panel has affirmed a district court judgment giving the boot to a complaint against the auditor for Crocs, Inc. The complaint, which the district court dismissed for failure to state a claim, alleged…
  • Jul 20

    CII seeks stronger clawback language in incentive-based compensation proposal

    CII seeks stronger clawback language in incentive-based compensation proposal
    By John Filar AtwoodThe Council of Institutional Investors (CII) expressed wide support for the proposed rule on incentive-based executive compensation, but asked the sponsoring entities to consider adding instances where clawbacks would be…
Rank this Week: 219

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jul 22

    Indiana Court of Appeals Vacates Purvi Patel's Feticide Conviction

    Indiana Court of Appeals Vacates Purvi Patel's Feticide Conviction
    (July 22, 2016): Today, the Indiana Court of Appeals vacated Purvi Patel's feticide conviction and Class A felony conviction for neglect of a dependent. Patel was convicted of feticide and neglect of a dependent for allegedly…
  • Jul 21

    Doctors urged to advise patients about risks of abstinence-centric sex education

    Doctors urged to advise patients about risks of abstinence-centric sex education
    The Guardian (July 18, 2016): Doctors urged to advise patients about risks of abstinence-centric sex education, by Molly Redden: In a recently released report, The American Academy of Pediatrics denounced abstinence only education programs,…
  • Jul 20

    After SCOTUS Case, Texas Shares Data Showing Latina Women Bore Brunt of Texas Abortion Restriction

    After SCOTUS Case, Texas Shares Data Showing Latina Women Bore Brunt of Texas Abortion Restriction
    Dallas Morning News (July 18, 2016): Hispanic women bore brunt of Texas abortion law, data shows, by J. David Swaine and Brittney Martin: Data released by Texas 3 days after the Supreme Court decision striking down two provisions of a...
Rank this Week: 224

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jul 22

    The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein

    The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein
    The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. It is committed to doing what only a national association of attorneys can do:…
  • Jul 8

    The Supreme Court End of Term Wrap-Up

    The Supreme Court End of Term Wrap-Up
    On June 27th, the Supreme Court wrapped up its term with some standout cases. Immigration, affirmative action, abortion clinic restrictions, guns and domestic violence, and public corruption are only a few cases that have ended an eventful…
  • Jul 1

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law
    On June 12, 2016, tragedy struck at Pulse, a popular nightclub within the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida, after a gunman, Omar Mateen fatally shot 49 people and injured 53. This tragedy is one of  the deadliest mass shootings in the…
Rank this Week: 328

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE
    A Shaler man whose original eight-year sentence was overturned by a federal appeals court was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for his role in a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud scheme. A Pittsburgh federal jury convicted Jason…
  • Jul 19

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript
    Edgar Avila aka Michael Mendez aka Michael Edgar Avila-Mendez, aka Michael AvMen was indicted on one charge of mail fraud and one charge of bank fraud in connection with two separate fraud schemes. According to the affidavit in support of the…
  • Jul 19

    Contractor Indicted for Providing False Lien Affidavits to Lender

    Contractor Indicted for Providing False Lien Affidavits to Lender
    Michael P Kennedy was indicted by a Kentucky grand jury and charged with one count of bank fraud. Kennedy was part owner and manager of Kennedy Homes LLC, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, which contracted to construct new homes in the Northern…
Rank this Week: 2

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    United Nations Treaty Collection Has a Fresh New Look!

    United Nations Treaty Collection Has a Fresh New Look!
    United Nations Treaty Collection, treaties.un.org, an important stop for public and private international law researchers from around the world has just had a fresh makeover! The updates greatly improved the layout, menu options, navigation…
  • Jul 15

    Adventurous Lawyers and the Law of Adventuring

    Adventurous Lawyers and the Law of Adventuring
    Today's blog post is devoted to outdoor adventures, law and lawyers.  Boston College Law Library recently acquired a book on the legal aspects of extreme sports, Adventure and the Law, by Cecil C. Kuhne, III. Law library student…
  • Jul 7

    Don’t Dance to the Star Spangled Banner in Massachusett

    Don’t Dance to the Star Spangled Banner in Massachusett
    The recent observance of Independence Day on July 4 brought some interesting laws to my attention.  See, 5 U.S.C. § 6103(a)(2012).  I sort of expected the statute that makes the Star Spangled Banner our national anthem to have…
Rank this Week: 173

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 22

    Nova Scotia lawyers to march in Halifax Pride Parade

    Nova Scotia lawyers to march in Halifax Pride Parade
    Nova Scotia’s lawyers are set to march in the Halifax Pride Parade as a profession for the first time this Saturday. Lawyers have marched in the annual celebration before — individually or as part of other organizations —…
  • Jul 22

    Legal news roundup - July 22, 2016

    Legal news roundup - July 22, 2016
    Canada Air Transat to offer compensation for flight cancelled due to suspected pilot drunkenness, Canadian Press Trusted-traveller programs to ban criminals under proposed new federal rules, Canadian Press B.C. man pleads guilty to attacks on…
  • Jul 21

    Isaac report provides ‘road map’ to reconciliation with Méti

    Isaac report provides ‘road map’ to reconciliation with Méti
    Métis groups and aboriginal lawyers are praising a report released today that makes 17 recommendations to the federal government on how to advance reconciliation with the Métis Nation. Isaac's report, entitled, "A Matter of…
Rank this Week: 267