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Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 672

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 991

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers trucking accident news, safety issues, and legislative updates. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Mass Transit Accidents in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. Area

    Mass Transit Accidents in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. Area
    Mass transit companies transport millions and millions of people each day on buses, trains, and trolleys. Most of the time, these companies hire dedicated operators who are experienced and knowledgeable. However, mass transit systems can be…
  • Jan 11

    Truck Driver Runs Over Man Who Had Taken Shelter Under the Rig

    Truck Driver Runs Over Man Who Had Taken Shelter Under the Rig
    Earlier this month in California, a man was killed when he was run over by a semi-truck driver. According to one local news source covering the tragic accident, the victim, who is believed to have been homeless, took shelter under the truck…
  • Jan 4

    Semi-Truck Drivers and the Responsibility They Owe to the Public

    Semi-Truck Drivers and the Responsibility They Owe to the Public
    Semi-truck accidents are known to be some of the most dangerous accidents, and also some of the most difficult to avoid. Unlike many other accidents, there is often little to nothing other motorists can do to avoid a semi-truck accident. This…
Rank this Week: 717

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jan 18

    Staying happy: 5 tips for no matter what happen

    Staying happy: 5 tips for no matter what happen
    CNN’s Health section highlights five coping strategies from the Dalai Lama, including being gentle with yourself, making time to reflect, keeping compassion at hand, helping, and being playful. Jen Christensen writes (excerpt): First…
  • Jan 9

    If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter? The way to improving your life and your relationship

    If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter? The way to improving your life and your relationship
    Psychology Today shows a method for improving relationships and marriages with its “The Tao of Improv: 5 Rules for Improvising Your Life.” Giving up control in favor of adopting with a more generous, supportive and organic mindset…
  • Jan 7

    What is the secret of love? Science says a spirit of goodwill

    What is the secret of love? Science says a spirit of goodwill
    The Atlantic went to the core of relationships and the science behind lasting relationships. So how do we make our marriages and relationships better, more enjoyable, happier, more workable, lasting? Emily Esfahani Smith writes (excerpt):…
Rank this Week: 774

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017
    State v. Pope DA 14-0744 2017 MT 12 Criminal – Assault
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017
    Estate of Cote DA 16-0295 2017 MT 11N Civil – Probate Herman v. Lupoli et al. DA 15-0685 2017 MT 10N Civil – Probate Marriage of Kenney DA 16-0163 2017 MT 9N Civil – Domestic Relations R. Dubois v. State DA 15-0636 2017 MT…
  • Jan 11

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017
    Mundel v. Farmers DA 16-0326 2017 MT 6N 1/10/2017 Rada et al. v. Dubrul et al. DA 16-0379 2017 MT 5N 1/10/2017 State v. J. Miller DA 16-0270 2017 MT 4N 1/10/2017 Mulroy v. Morgan Pierce DA 16-0141 2017 MT 3 1/10/2017
Rank this Week: 16

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 962

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/
  • Jan 18

    Chemical Reaction

    Chemical Reaction
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rejected both prosecution and defense positions in the ongoing fallout from a dishonest chemist We once again confront the tragic legacy of the misconduct of Annie Dookhan when she was employed as a…
  • Jan 18

    Inscutable Brief Leads To Appellate Affirmance

    Inscutable Brief Leads To Appellate Affirmance
    The Connecticut Appellate Court affirmed dismissal of an attorney's civil claims The plaintiffs, Law Offices of Frank N. Peluso, P.C., and Frank Peluso, appeal from the judgment of the trial court dismissing their complaint against the…
  • Jan 18

    "It Is Disbarment"

    "It Is Disbarment"
    Disbarment has been ordered by the Minnesota Supreme Court for numerous ethics violations The Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility (Director) filed a petition for disciplinary action seeking reciprocal discipline and…
Rank this Week: 628

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Jan 18

    Ode To A Road

    Ode To A Road
    A question for those of you who do a lot of straight condemnation work: do you drive roads and highways with a slightly different outlook than the rest of the motoring public, especially on those roads in which you represented a property…
  • Jan 16

    6th Circuit: City's "War Of Attrition" Meant Regulatory Takings Claim Ripe For Federal Review

    6th Circuit: City's "War Of Attrition" Meant Regulatory Takings Claim Ripe For Federal Review
    The Sixth Circuit's opinion in Lilly Investments v. City of Rochester, No. 15-2289 (Jan. 5, 2017) is not slated for publication, but its worth a read anyhow because it involves Williamson County ripeness, and the "final decision" rule. Here's…
  • Jan 15

    Been Thinking About Pulling Up Stakes And Practicing Appellate Law In Hawaii? Here's Your Chance

    Been Thinking About Pulling Up Stakes And Practicing Appellate Law In Hawaii? Here's Your Chance
    Winter is in full swing, which means that the usual uptick in unsolicited applications for positions with our law firm have increased. Practicing in Hawaii's courts starts to look mighty good when you are buried deep in snow and ice. We may…
Rank this Week: 894

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 600

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jan 18

    An Asian Perspective

    An Asian Perspective
    by Xue Hanqin by Xue Hanqin [Judge Xue Hanqin is a judge on the International Court of Justice. This post is part of a joint Opinio Juris/EJIL:Talk! symposium. For the latest symposium post on EJIL:Talk!, click here.] The rise of the new…
  • Jan 17

    Asia, International Law and International Institutions: A Comment

    Asia, International Law and International Institutions: A Comment
    by B.S. Chimni by B.S. Chimni [B.S. Chimni is Professor of International Law at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.This post is part of a joint Opinio Juris/EJIL:Talk! symposium. For the latest symposium post on EJIL:Talk!, click here.]…
  • Jan 16

    Comment on Simon Chesterman, `Asia’s Ambivalence about International Law and Institutions: Past, Present and Futures’

    Comment on Simon Chesterman, `Asia’s Ambivalence about International Law and Institutions: Past, Present and Futures’
    by Antony Anghie by Antony Anghie [Antony Anghie, National University of Singapore. Tony Anghie has written on various aspects of globalization, human rights, and the history and theory of international law. He is a member of the TWAIL…
Rank this Week: 99

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jan 18

    FAN 138 (First Amendment News) Forthcoming book: “Unsafe Space: The Crisis of Free Speech on Campus”

    FAN 138 (First Amendment News) Forthcoming book: “Unsafe Space: The Crisis of Free Speech on Campus”
    A call to arms for studnets and academics who want to turn the tide on campus censorship — Nadine Strossen  Seattle. He is the  deputy editor at Spiked, a British Internet magazine focusing on politics, culture and…
  • Jan 17

    Is the Present House Apportionment Unconstitutional?

    Is the Present House Apportionment Unconstitutional?
    I’m going to begin a series of posts about my next project, which will examine the Reapportionment Act of 1929; a critically important statute that fixes the size of the House of Representatives at 435 and delegates the reapportionment…
  • Jan 13

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine
    I want to draw your attention to an important new paper by Will Baude on the flawed legal  foundations of qualified immunity doctrine. The paper lucidly explains that the Supreme Court’s explanations for why 42 U.S.C. Section…
Rank this Week: 325

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jan 18

    Effron on Jurisdiction and the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Effron on Jurisdiction and the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    I have posted my latest article, Trade Secrets, Extraterritoriality, and Jurisdiction to SSRN. Twenty years ago, Congress passed the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 which criminalized trade secret misappropriation and authorized broad domestic…
  • Jan 13

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Judicial Review of MSPB Decision

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Judicial Review of MSPB Decision
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board, which presents the following question: The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is authorized to hear challenges by certain federal employees to…
  • Jan 13

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on General Jurisdiction & FELA

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on General Jurisdiction & FELA
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell, which presents the following question: In Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014), this Court held that the Due Process Clause forbids a state court...
Rank this Week: 123

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 127

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    People v. Pinon (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)

    People v. Pinon (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)
    I haven't seen an amended opinion that's this type of terse:"It is ordered that the opinion filed herein on December 15, 2016, be modified as follows:On page 14, third line of the first full paragraph, after the sentence ending “with…
  • Jan 17

    Dep't of ABC v. ABC Appeals Bd. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)

    Dep't of ABC v. ABC Appeals Bd. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 17, 2017)
    After a long holiday, we get some interesting published opinions from the California Court of Appeal.Here's one I think you'll like.It's a straightforward question.  You might not even think it worthy of an 18-page opinion (though I'd…
  • Jan 12

    In Re M.F. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 12, 2017)

    In Re M.F. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 12, 2017)
    My first reaction to this morning's opinion was a totally juvenile one:  "In re: M.F.  Ho ho ho."My second reaction was:  "He gets 480 days in a juvenile residential facility?! That sounds like a lot. Especially since what he…
Rank this Week: 684

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Potential medical malpractice and technical risks faced by hospitals in 2007

    Potential medical malpractice and technical risks faced by hospitals in 2007
    As healthcare evolves so does medical malpractice. The ECRI Institute just published its 2017 Top 10 Hospital C-suite Watch List. Here are the top 10 issues and technical challenges faced by hospitals in 2017. LIQUID BIOPSIES Liquid…
  • Jan 18

    Too many construction workers die in New York City

    Too many construction workers die in New York City
    31 people died in construction accidents in New York over the last 2 years. Injuries from construction accidents recorded by the New York City Department of Buildings increased by 250% from 2011 to 2015.  The recent construction…
  • Jan 16

    9 people died in car accidents in New York in the first 10 days of 2017

    9 people died in car accidents in New York in the first 10 days of 2017
    9 people including 7 pedestrians and bicyclists died in NYC car crashes in the first 10 days of 2017. In a recent statement, Paul Steely White, the Transportation Alternatives Executive Director, expressed his outrage and asked the city of…
Rank this Week: 499

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Marcelin, the defendant was convicted of trafficking in oxycodone, a Class B substance. After being convicted, he pled guilty to conspiring to violate drug laws. The case arose in 2011, when a USPS inspector saw a package…
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
Rank this Week: 329

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Jan 18

    Broker Thomas Oliphint Terminated From LPL Financial

    Broker Thomas Oliphint Terminated From LPL Financial
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 13, 2017 indicate that former Texas-based LPL Financial broker/adviser Thomas Oliphint was terminated from LPL and is currently not…
  • Jan 18

    Craig Sutherland: Four Customer Complaint

    Craig Sutherland: Four Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 13, 2017 indicate that Ohio-based Money Concepts Capital Corporation broker/adviser Craig Sutherland has been the subject of resolved or…
  • Jan 18

    Christopher Russell: Discharged From LPL Financial Following Alleged Firm Violation

    Christopher Russell: Discharged From LPL Financial Following Alleged Firm Violation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 13, 2017 indicate that former Alabama-based LPL Financial broker/adviser Christopher Russell was recently discharged from LPL following…
Rank this Week: 436

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 914

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 18

    CMS MSA Review Expansion to Liability Planned for 2018

    CMS MSA Review Expansion to Liability Planned for 2018
    We are not even a week into 2017, but already have news to share regarding Medicare’s planned expansion of its Workers’ Compensation MSA review process to liability in 2018. In its recently released Request for Proposal for the…
  • Jan 17

    10 Ways To Prevent Workers’ Comp Fraud

    10 Ways To Prevent Workers’ Comp Fraud
    More and more cases are being publicized for successful prosecution of workers compensation fraud.  The more prominent cases are usually publicized due to their large monetary values.  However, fraud can occur at any level with it…
  • Jan 16

    Opioid Addiction: The Painful Reality

    Opioid Addiction: The Painful Reality
    For years, Express Scripts has been committed to managing concerns about long term opioid use, especially the risk for addiction.   A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General highlights the rise of addiction to drugs and…
Rank this Week: 352

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2017, no. 1) is out. The table of contents is here.
  • Jan 18

    New Issue: Chinese Journal of Global Governance

    New Issue: Chinese Journal of Global Governance
    The latest issue of the Chinese Journal of Global Governance (Vol. 3, no. 1, 2017) is out. Contents include: Axel Marx, The Public-Private Distinction in Global Governance: How Relevant is it in the Case of Voluntary Sustainability Standards?…
  • Jan 17

    Alfadhel: The Right to Democracy in International Law

    Alfadhel: The Right to Democracy in International Law
    Khalifa A. Alfadhel (Univ. of Bahrain - Law) has published The Right to Democracy in International Law: Between Procedure, Substance and the Philosophy of John Rawls (Routledge 2017). Here's the abstract: This book explores the right to…
Rank this Week: 78

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 18, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 18, 2017 at 6:15am PSTWhere all matrimonial issues have been resolved as at the…
  • Jan 17

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday January 17, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 17, 2017 at 7:03am PSTOntario employees are prohibited from discrimination…
  • Jan 16

    Top 10 Legal Headline

    Top 10 Legal Headline
    Here are your Top 10 legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter last week.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 16, 2017 at 8:03am PST- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit…
Rank this Week: 911

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/
  • Jan 18

    Supremes grant police officer qualified immunity in shooting case

    Supremes grant police officer qualified immunity in shooting case
    Qualified immunity protects governmental employees when someone sues them for civil rights violations. Johnny Citizen does not enjoy this immunity. But police officers do. The Supreme Court routinely takes up these cases. Lately, the Court…
  • Jan 17

    Courtroom closure during criminal trial was legal

    Courtroom closure during criminal trial was legal
    Habeas corpus petitions are routinely denied by the federal courts because Congress in 1996 told them to defer to the constitutional judgments reached by the state appellate courts. This means the New York Appellate Divisions and the State…
  • Jan 3

    Some Privileges & Immunities action for y'all

    Some Privileges & Immunities action for y'all
    The Privileges and Immunities Clause of the U.S. Constitution does not get much attention these days, but you can challenge state laws and regulations under that Clause if you are an out-of-stater and the state treats in-state people more…
Rank this Week: 225

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women's Year Conference

    Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women's Year Conference
    [We have the following announcement of Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women's Year Conference, an NEH Summer Seminar hosted by Drs. Nancy Beck Young and Leandra Zarnow.]In November 1977, 2000 elected delegates and 20,000…
  • Jan 17

    Schlegel on Hohfeld and the American Legal Academe

    Schlegel on Hohfeld and the American Legal Academe
    Trust me: this one is a gem.  John Henry Schlegel, University at Buffalo Law School, has posted Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld: On the Difficulty of Becoming a Law Professor, which is forthcoming in The Legacy of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major…
  • Jan 17

    Workshop on Modern East Asian Law in Global Perspective

    Workshop on Modern East Asian Law in Global Perspective
    [We have the following Call for Papers.  We understand that the workshop is funded by the American Society for Legal History as well as the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and that the conference organizers are especially interested in…
Rank this Week: 118

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
  • Jan 18

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9252

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9252
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the sixteenth in a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9252 states that a respondent in a disciplinary proceeding has a…
  • Jan 17

    Wells Fargo Eliminates Bonuses For Selling Banking Product

    Wells Fargo Eliminates Bonuses For Selling Banking Product
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Wells Fargo Advisors has eliminated bonus compensation for advisors’ sale of banking and lending products. The reason for the elimination of this bonus compensation for advisors stems…
  • Jan 14

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9251

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9251
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the fifteenth in a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9251 identifies the types of documents that should be made…
Rank this Week: 146

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
  • Jan 18

    Insider Trading Law After Salman

    Insider Trading Law After Salman
    In Salman v. United States, decided on December 6, 2016, the Supreme Court upheld a conviction for criminal violations of insider trading laws. The Court, however, declined to adopt the expansive theories of insider trading advanced by the…
  • Jan 18

    Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, CEO Pay Slice, and Firm Value around the World

    Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, CEO Pay Slice, and Firm Value around the World
    In our study Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, Pay Slice, and Firm Valuation around the World, which was recently published in the Journal of Financial Economics, we examine changes in CEO compensation and in firm valuation around the…
  • Jan 17

    Acquisition Financing: the Year Behind and the Year Ahead

    Acquisition Financing: the Year Behind and the Year Ahead
    If 2008 through 2010 were years of tumult and recession in U.S. financing markets, and 2011 through 2015 years of recovery and growth, marked by ever-lower yields and record-setting financing activity even in the face of new compliance…
Rank this Week: 112

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/
  • Jan 18

    Girls' Club: Corporate Governance at Mutual Funds & Pension

    Girls' Club: Corporate Governance at Mutual Funds & Pension
    The New York Times DealB%k reports today on the role women are playing in shaping corporate governance at the largest mutual funds. "The corporate governance heads at seven of the 10 largest institutional investors in stocks are now…
  • Jan 17

    Oops: Oregon District Court Rule For LLCs that are Defined as Corporation

    Oops: Oregon District Court Rule For LLCs that are Defined as Corporation
    Here we go again. Oregon Federal District Court has a new rule on the books: In diversity actions, any party that is a limited liability corporation (L.L.C.), a limited liability partnership (L.L.P.), or a partnership must, in the disclosure…
  • Jan 16

    Welcome Professor Mike Schuster to BLPB!

    Welcome Professor Mike Schuster to BLPB!
    Professor Mike Schuster of Oklahoma State University, Spears School of Business, will be guest blogging at BLPB for the next 4 weeks. Prior to joining Oklahoma State's faculty, Professor Schuster was at attorney at Vinson & Elkins LLP in…
Rank this Week: 400

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    “Pardon Me, PORTON,” says PATRON, “But We Heard You”

    “Pardon Me, PORTON,” says PATRON, “But We Heard You”
    Pisco is a light-colored brandy traditionally produced in portions of Peru and Chile.  One brand that offers this product in the United States is PISCO PORTÓN (the later word meaning “gate” in Spanish). Pisco Porton…
  • Jan 16

    When Less is More

    When Less is More
    Love the simplicity and honesty of this sign, captured on vacation, in a cozy crepe spot (had to get out of my chair and walk across the dining room to read the smaller print, well worth the steps): As Seth recently noted, there can be room…
  • Jan 13

    ORAL B Wireless Floss?

    ORAL B Wireless Floss?
    I recently purchased a post-holiday present (for myself) – Apple’s AirPods, wireless headphones designed to integrate with Apple’s various products, including the iPhone 7 (which, helpfully, discarded the headphone jack in…
Rank this Week: 124

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 428

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 18

    Where Are The Jobs? Are Humans The Horses Of The 21st Century?

    Where Are The Jobs? Are Humans The Horses Of The 21st Century?
    Being put out to pasture takes on a new, more imminent meaning: “The documentary Humans Need Not Apply is fascinating. It states “as mechanical muscles pushed horses out of the economy, mechanical minds will do... The post Where…
  • Jan 17

    The Billable Hour Isn’t Dying – It’s Already Dead

    The Billable Hour Isn’t Dying – It’s Already Dead
    The next time your outside counsel quotes an hourly rate, simply explain that the billable hour died long ago: “Most law firms say they use the billable hour model for pricing most of their work,... The post The Billable Hour…
  • Jan 16

    Artificial Lawyer: The New Era of Legal AI Begin

    Artificial Lawyer: The New Era of Legal AI Begin
    If you aren’t following legal AI, read on to get up to speed on how far things advanced just last year: “2016 will be remembered as the year when legal AI and advanced automation went from... The post Artificial Lawyer: The…
Rank this Week: 305

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jan 18

    The Goal of the Women's March?

    The Goal of the Women's March?
    Is there a reason for the Women's March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, January 21? Has a reason even been given yet? If someone will lend me a camera with an attached audio-video professional, I'd be happy to interview Saturday's...
  • Jan 17

    Baudelaire: Great Cities.

    Baudelaire: Great Cities.
    What strange phenomena we find in great cities. All we have to do is to stroll about with our eyes open. --Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) A friend in Buenos Aires....
  • Jan 17

    I'm an HRC voter. I wish our new POTUS Donald J. Trump well.

    I'm an HRC voter. I wish our new POTUS Donald J. Trump well.
    I wish our new POTUS well. A few things: 1. I've worked as an employee for Congress twice--a Democratic Senator and GOP Representative, both from large northern diverse states. 2. National politics and particularly civil rights activism have…
Rank this Week: 726

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/
  • Jan 18

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)
    Donald Trump, who’s becoming a regular on these pages, was sued yesterday for defamation by a former Apprentice contestant, and it is clear he will have his hands full with this one. This post will look at a dozen issues in the…
  • Jan 17

    Thanks Obama

    Thanks Obama
    I confess I will greatly miss the presidency of Barack Obama. He has the qualities that I most value in a president: I want  a policy wonk. Fundamental to any leader is an ability to understand that the choices aren’t between good…
  • Dec 6

    Opting Out of Uber’s Forced Arbitration (The Clock is Ticking)

    Opting Out of Uber’s Forced Arbitration (The Clock is Ticking)
    You have until December 21st. That’s it. But you can opt out. Here’s the deal: Uber changed its terms of service to force people into arbitrations, taking away consumers’ rights to sue the ride sharing company if…
Rank this Week: 280

Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Discusses environmental law and policy at both the national level and with a focus on developments in Ohio. By Joseph P. Koncelik of Frantz Ward LLP.

http://www.ohioenvironmentallawblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    EPA Enacts Major Overhaul to Hazardous Waste Generator Requirement

    EPA Enacts Major Overhaul to Hazardous Waste Generator Requirement
    Late last year U.S. EPA enacted the "Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule" which constitutes a major overhaul of the federal hazardous waste regulations (RCRA) that apply to any generator of hazardous waste.  The new rule impacts…
  • Jan 11

    How Quickly Can President Trump Unwind Environmental Regulations?

    How Quickly Can President Trump Unwind Environmental Regulations?
    President Elect Trump has vowed to unwind regulations which he believes are dramatically constraining economic growth.  The Obama Administration's environmental regulations are specifically being targeted, including:  the Clean…
  • Dec 10

    Cuyahoga County May End Brownfield Program

    Cuyahoga County May End Brownfield Program
    After more than ten years of building a brownfield redevelopment program, Cuyahoga County Officials are currently contemplating bringing the program to a close.  Over the last few years significant staff cuts have reduced the amount of…
Rank this Week: 596

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 75

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    Petition urges ‘look through’ of motions to vacate arbitration awards for jurisdiction

    Petition urges ‘look through’ of motions to vacate arbitration awards for jurisdiction
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.Two investors have asked the Supreme Court to determine that a party seeking to vacate an arbitration award under Section 10 of the Federal Arbitration Act is entitled to the same “look through” analysis…
  • Jan 17

    CFTC swap data proposals align with Congress’s FAST Act

    CFTC swap data proposals align with Congress’s FAST Act
    By Jay Fishman, J.D.CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad has announced the proposal, by a unanimous vote, of Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) rule amendments making it easier for domestic and foreign regulators to access swap data repository (SDR)…
  • Jan 16

    Dr. King's legacy must be remembered

    Dr. King's legacy must be remembered
    [In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we republish a post by the late Jim Hamilton from January 20, 2014, honoring Dr. King and his legacy.]By Jim Hamilton, J.D., LL.M."I was taking a part of the South to transplant in alien soil.…
Rank this Week: 272

The JAG Hunter

The JAG Hunter

Covers legal deveopments involving the military and military personnel.

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 623

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: 624

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 18

    “Save our Health Care”

    “Save our Health Care”
    Slate had an interesting article about the millions of Americans in dozens of rallies protesting to keep ObamaCare.  “At each of the rallies, speakers talked about specific men and women whose health and/or finances were saved by…
  • Jan 17

    Covering Up Abuse and Neglect

    Covering Up Abuse and Neglect
    The Chicago Tribune reported that two social workers, Kenneth Allen and Olufunmibi Ogunyipe, allege they were fired from Burnham Healthcare now known as Bria of River Oaks nursing home after refusing to fabricate medical records…
  • Jan 16

    “The scheme was characterized by unbridled greed”

    “The scheme was characterized by unbridled greed”
    The Indianapolis Business Journal had an article about the fraud and greed that led to the indictment of nursing home owner and operator James Burkhart.   In an explosive federal indictment unsealed in October, kickback money was…
Rank this Week: 224

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Connecticut Legislative Session Preview: Is a New State Overtime Rule In Play?

    Connecticut Legislative Session Preview: Is a New State Overtime Rule In Play?
    The Connecticut General Assembly is back in session and with significant budget deficits looming, it’s not going to be an easy year for legislators. From a labor and employment law session, once again it will be interesting to see what…
  • Jan 17

    Phishing Scam Targets HR Professionals By Seeking W-2

    Phishing Scam Targets HR Professionals By Seeking W-2
    With the new year upon us, cyberthieves are once again attempting to prey on unwitting HR professionals, as my colleague William Roberts explained in an article last week for SHRM on phishing. The scam goes like this. As an HR professional,…
  • Jan 5

    Protecting Confidential Information from Untrustworthy Employee

    Protecting Confidential Information from Untrustworthy Employee
    My colleague Gary Starr returns today with a story worth reading about the need for employers to secure confidential information.  Although it is based on Massachusetts, it has applicability to employers elsewhere as well.  …
Rank this Week: 238

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jan 18

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data
    In high net worth divorce cases, there are often large volumes of data. The lifestyle analysis will rely on a detailed examination of bank, credit card, and investment statements. High levels of spending mean a large amount of data. In this…
  • Jan 10

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    More than 99% of people lose money in multi-level marketing (MLM). In Chapter 7 of Dr. Jon Taylor’s book, The Case (For and) Against Multi-Level Marketing, he details the failure rates of participants in multi-lievel marketing…
  • Jan 4

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing
    Multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) like to refer to themselves as “Direct Sales” companies, because this puts the focus on the sale of the product or service, and takes focus off the business of recruiting. I’ve been…
Rank this Week: 262

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 18

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Jane Doe 464533 v N.D., 2017…
  • Jan 18

    The Magic Ingredient

    The Magic Ingredient
    What makes CLEBC publications so popular with BC lawyers? There’s no doubt our talented editorial and production staff make a great contribution, but I believe the magic ingredient is the combined wisdom of our excellent authors and…
  • Jan 17

    How to Print Without Shame

    How to Print Without Shame
    The paperless-office religion probably makes you uncomfortable. The preacher says kill the paper, printing is a sin. Don’t fret. Here is why you should not be ashamed to print. I write this for lawyers, and I am not…
Rank this Week: 316

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jan 18

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD
    The CCC represents 33 countries A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was appointed the new Dean. The other board members appointed…
  • Jan 12

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID
    De aandeelhouder als schaduwbestuurder Niet alleen bestuurders en commissarissen van een vennootschap kunnen persoonlijk aansprakelijk zijn voor hun doen en laten, maar een aandeelhouder onder omstandigheden evenzeer. Uitgegaan wordt van het…
  • Jan 11

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN
    Niet iedere fout leidt tot aansprakelijkheid Wat het leerstuk bestuurdersaansprakelijkheid op de BES-eilanden (Bonaire, St. Eustatius en Saba) betreft gaat het om de persoonlijke aansprakelijkheid van de bestuurder voor zijn doen en/of laten…
Rank this Week: 720

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Deficiency Judgment Case Out of Baton Rouge Shows Need For Understanding Written Agreement

    Deficiency Judgment Case Out of Baton Rouge Shows Need For Understanding Written Agreement
    If you fail to make payments on a mortgage you may lose your home, but you may also be held liable for any remaining debt after your home has been sold. If the sale of your house does not pay off the balance of what you owe, the…
  • Jan 17

    Failure To File Lawsuit In Timely Manner Could Bar Recovery Of Damage

    Failure To File Lawsuit In Timely Manner Could Bar Recovery Of Damage
    Imagine walking into your recently deceased parent’s home and discover that due to freezing temperature the pipes burst and there is water everywhere. You are shocked and angry because your parent’s beloved home is damaged…
  • Jan 16

    Summary Judgment Lets Doctor off Hook in Louisiana Medical Malpractice Case

    Summary Judgment Lets Doctor off Hook in Louisiana Medical Malpractice Case
    Court procedures can be confusing for many people.  Cases can be even more confusing when they involve medical malpractice claims.  One Louisiana case arising from injuries suffered by the plaintiff from treatment he received in…
Rank this Week: 368

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/
  • Jan 18

    Susskind: Parliament should adopt advanced IT for lawmaking – Legal Future

    Susskind: Parliament should adopt advanced IT for lawmaking – Legal Future
    ‘Parliament could harness the power of technology to provide a system to lawmakers that gives them the ability to test speculatively the knock-on effects of legislative changes while they are considering bills, according to IT guru…
  • Jan 18

    Is it time for embryo research rules to be changed? – BBC New

    Is it time for embryo research rules to be changed? – BBC New
    ‘Experts are renewing calls to allow experiments on embryos beyond 14 days of development, saying it would drive medical breakthroughs.’ Full story BBC News, 17th January 2017 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Jan 18

    Does the current rail dispute justify yet more reform to strike legislation? – OUT-LAW.com

    Does the current rail dispute justify yet more reform to strike legislation? – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘With amendments to toughen up trade union legislation waiting in the wings, rushing through yet more changes in response to recent rail strikes would likely only further polarise relations between employers and unions.’ Full…
Rank this Week: 9

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
Rank this Week: 186