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Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Proposal to Further Boost Secondary Market Disclosure

    Proposal to Further Boost Secondary Market Disclosure
    One of our pet peeves has been the considerable disparity in the primary market disclosure norms where SEBI requires extensive disclosures when a company undertakes a public offering and in the secondary market disclosures norms where…
  • Aug 23

    Guest Post - Proposed Amendments to Arbitration Law: Part 2

    Guest Post - Proposed Amendments to Arbitration Law: Part 2
    [The following post is contributed by Prachi Narayan and Aditi Pal of Vinod Kothari & Company. They can be contacted respectively at prachi@vinodkothari.comand ringee@vinodkothari.comThis is a continuation of a previous post]Powers of…
  • Aug 22

    A Radical Idea for Restructuring Corporate Board

    A Radical Idea for Restructuring Corporate Board
    Last week’s Schumpeter column in the Economist carries a provocative idea that involves a complete relook at the way boards of companies are structured and operated. It borrows a proposal from an article titled “Boards-R-Us:…
Rank this Week: 514

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 23

    Four McDonald’s Restaurants Closed in Moscow Following Food Safety Complaint

    Four McDonald’s Restaurants Closed in Moscow Following Food Safety Complaint
    Four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow have been temporarily closed by Russia’s consumer watchdog agency known as Rospotrebnadzor, which claimed that the company had violated several sanitary laws. Rospotrebnadzor…
  • Aug 22

    CDC: Four Salmonella Cases Linked to Recalled Peanut, Almond Butter Brand

    CDC: Four Salmonella Cases Linked to Recalled Peanut, Almond Butter Brand
    According to an update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), since Jan. 1, 2014, four people from four states are reported to be infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup linked to recalled…
  • Aug 21

    Next Action in Rancho Feeding Corp. Criminal Case Delayed to Sept. 24

    Next Action in Rancho Feeding Corp. Criminal Case Delayed to Sept. 24
    Except for finishing up the arraignment of the defendants, who are being freed on bail, the criminal case involving the former owners and employees of the Rancho Feeding Corporation won’t really get underway until Sept. 24. Federal…
Rank this Week: 81

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Aug 23

    Weekend Roundup: August 16-22, 2014

    Weekend Roundup: August 16-22, 2014
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen This week  on Opinio Juris, we had the final instalments of our Emerging Voices symposium, with a post by Tamar Meshel on awakening the “Sleeping Beauty of the Peace Palace” and…
  • Aug 22

    IHL’s Era of Application?

    IHL’s Era of Application?
    by Duncan Hollis by Duncan Hollis Today marks the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the first Geneva Convention — the Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field.  12 States signed…
  • Aug 21

    I’ve Thought About It Some More: And I Still Think Argentina’s World Court Lawsuit Against the U.S. is Bogu

    I’ve Thought About It Some More: And I Still Think Argentina’s World Court Lawsuit Against the U.S. is Bogu
    by Julian Ku Reasonable people can disagree about the legal merits of U.S. court judgments against Argentina requiring it to pay holdout creditor hedge funds. But I can’t say the same about Argentina’s recently announced claim…
Rank this Week: 219

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 239

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 53

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 335

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    We've already noticed one twitter feed on Magna Carta; here is another, Canadian one. John Q. Barrett's latest post on The Jackson List is a substantial report on Robert H. Jackson's political activities during his summer back in Western New…
  • Aug 22

    Tillman on Originalism and the Disqualification Clause

    Tillman on Originalism and the Disqualification Clause
    Seth Barrett Tillman, National University of Ireland, Maynooth Faculty of Law, has posted Originalism and the Scope of the Constitution's Disqualification Clause, which is forthcoming in the Quinnipiac Law Review 33 (2014).  Here is the…
  • Aug 22

    Waugh on Australia's Chinese Exclusion Case

    Waugh on Australia's Chinese Exclusion Case
    John Waugh, Melbourne Law School, has posted an article from his backlist, Chung Teong Toy v Musgrove and the Commonwealth Executive.  It first appeared in Public Law Review 2 (1991): 160–178.  Here is the…
Rank this Week: 31

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Aug 22

    Like You Wouldn’t Do The Same Thing If You Were Upset Over Your Drink Order At McDonald’s!

    Like You Wouldn’t Do The Same Thing If You Were Upset Over Your Drink Order At McDonald’s!
    It’s so easy, in the comfort of your own home, or sitting there in your ergonomic office chair, to say that you wouldn’t have reacted as this Houston woman did. But can you really know with certainty? Exactly. As reported by…
  • Aug 21

    Can Cats Fly?

    Can Cats Fly?
    All parents get mad at their kids. But this? From the Broadview Heights Police Blotter, as reported by the Sun Star Courier at cleveland.com: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, EAST ROYALTON ROAD: At 6:19 p.m. Thursday, a patrolman went to Marymount South…
  • Aug 20

    Sure, The Thought Of Getting Married Can Give You The Jitters, But This?

    Sure, The Thought Of Getting Married Can Give You The Jitters, But This?
    People get cold feet all the time, and there are several ways to deal with it. You probably haven’t thought of this one, as reported by The Daily Mail: A fiancé faked his own death by telephoning his partner and pretending to be…
Rank this Week: 246

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 22

    Kochenov on Justice & the EU

    Kochenov on Justice & the EU
    Dimitry Kochenov (University of Groningen - Faculty of Law) has posted The Ought of Justice (D. Kochenov, G. de Búrca, A. Williams (eds.), Europe's Justice Deficit? (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2014) (Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Aug 22

    Miller on Conflicted Fiduciarie

    Miller on Conflicted Fiduciarie
    Paul B. Miller (McGill University Faculty of Law) has posted Multiple Loyalties and the Conflicted Fiduciary (Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 40, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fiduciary loyalty is usually understood as implying an…
  • Aug 22

    Dudziak on War & Peace in Time & Space

    Dudziak on War & Peace in Time & Space
    Mary L. Dudziak (Emory University School of Law) has posted War and Peace in Time and Space (Seattle University Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay is a critical reflection on peace, written for a symposium...
Rank this Week: 18

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Aug 22

    IPO Webinars on Global Patent Prosecution

    IPO Webinars on Global Patent Prosecution
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer two one-hour webinars on "Global Patent Prosecution: Comparing Europe, China, and U.S. Law & Practice" on August 27 & 28, 2014 beginning at 12:00 pm (ET) each day. The…
  • Aug 22

    Webinar on Conflicts in Patent Prosecution

    Webinar on Conflicts in Patent Prosecution
    Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Conflicts in Patent Prosecution: Minimizing Risks of Malpractice Liability and Ethics Sanctions" on October 2, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). The webinar will provide guidance to…
  • Aug 22

    Conference on Paragraph IV Litigation

    Conference on Paragraph IV Litigation
    Momentum will be holding its 2nd Congress on PIV Litigation on October 29-30, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA. The conference will offer presentations on the following topics: • Key Takeaways for Brand and Generic Drug Manufacturers from Recent…
Rank this Week: 62

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 22

    Evaluation of Systematic Trading Program

    Evaluation of Systematic Trading Program
    Munenzon, Mikhail, Evaluation of Systematic Trading Programs (August 11, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2478676 “This paper is intended as a non-technical overview of the issues I found valuable in…
  • Aug 22

    NOAA analysis reveals significant land cover changes in U.S. coastal region

    NOAA analysis reveals significant land cover changes in U.S. coastal region
    “A new NOAA nationwide analysis shows that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions — can area larger than the state of Wisconsin — experienced changes in land cover, including a decline in wetlands and…
  • Aug 22

    Security Experts: EPIC Correct About Body Scanners-Invasive and Ineffective

    Security Experts: EPIC Correct About Body Scanners-Invasive and Ineffective
    “The first independent analysis of backscatter x-ray body scanners corroborate the claims EPIC and others have made for several years: The scanners are invasive and ineffective. In a detailed report published in…
Rank this Week: 42

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Illinois Chancellor Wise is a fucking craven idiot and coward...

    Illinois Chancellor Wise is a fucking craven idiot and coward...
    ...and I'm delighted that my disrespectful and demeaning speech makes me unappointable at the University of Illinois, where the First Amendment no longer applies. This commentary on her disgraceful letter is apt and I endorse everything Mr.…
  • Aug 22

    Suggestions about what to do next re: Illinois?

    Suggestions about what to do next re: Illinois?
    The University's conduct is so clearly illegal that I really did not see these egregious statements from the Chancellor and the Board coming. That the Chancellor of a major research university in what is a politically moderate (even liberal…
  • Aug 22

    It's official: the Chancellor of the University of Illinois does not understand either the First Amendment or academic freedom

    It's official: the Chancellor of the University of Illinois does not understand either the First Amendment or academic freedom
    A lawsuit is now inevitable, and it will presumably have a defamation claim added to the constitutional and contractual claims. The Chancellor should resign: she's a disgrace. I again urge other philosophers to join the boycott. It gives me…
Rank this Week: 96

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Aug 22

    A fourth same-sex marriage appeal filed

    A fourth same-sex marriage appeal filed
    Arguing that lower federal courts have “subverted” the Supreme Court’s decision last year on same-sex marriage, a Virginia court clerk on Friday filed his own petition – the second filing seeking a ruling on the…
  • Aug 22

    Rules for birth-control mandate after Hobby Lobby (UPDATED)

    Rules for birth-control mandate after Hobby Lobby (UPDATED)
    UPDATE 5:27 p.m.  The proposed new rules have now been published by the government.  The revisions for profit-making businesses are here, and for non-profit organizations are here. ———- The Obama administration,…
Rank this Week: 13

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 22

    Phone Forums and Webinars – Retirement Plan

    Phone Forums and Webinars – Retirement Plan
       Sept. 4 Phone Forum: Correcting Retirement Plan Mistakes Using IRS Correction Programs Sign up now for this Sept. 4 phone forum and learn how the IRS correction programs for retirement plans work, how to address common…
  • Aug 18

    Civil Code changes to protect animal rights in Quebec | CTV New

    Civil Code changes to protect animal rights in Quebec | CTV New
    Civil Code changes to protect animal rights in Quebec | CTV News. *** Once the Civil Code is amended, cats, dogs and other animals will no longer be considered as “personal property” but as living, “sentient”…
  • Aug 17

    You can carry a privacy-minded wireless hotspot in your pocket–engadget

    You can carry a privacy-minded wireless hotspot in your pocket–engadget
    Devices like the Safeplug can deter companies and governments from snooping on your devices at home, but they’re not much good when you’re on the road. That’s where the PORTAL (Personal Onion…
Rank this Week: 451

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    10 Things I Think about Broc Romanek's 10 Thoughts about Steven Davidoff Solomon's Gadflies Column

    10 Things I Think about Broc Romanek's 10 Thoughts about Steven Davidoff Solomon's Gadflies Column
    Like a lot of his fellow shareholder gadfly activist proponents Broc Romanek seems a bit put out by Steven Davidoff Solomon's NY Times column Grappling With the Cost of Corporate Gadflies. Broc... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 22

    Congrats to Larry Cunningham

    Congrats to Larry Cunningham
    GWU corporate law prawf Lawrence Cunningham will be giving this year's Chaplain Tyler Lecture at his alma mater The University of Delaware: I’m honored to be giving this lecture at my alma mater, and... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Aug 22

    Guest Post: David Millon "Radical Shareholder Primacy"

    Guest Post: David Millon "Radical Shareholder Primacy"
    David Millon responds to my post discussing his new article Radical Shareholder Primacy (July 28, 2014), which is available at SSRN http://ssrn.com/abstract=2473189: Thanks very much for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 65

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 223

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    MEXICOCINA!

    MEXICOCINA!
    "This from a man (child) who has eaten Mexican food in six Mexican States, spent decades convinced that good Mexican food in the USA was only obtainable in states that shared a border with Mexico, and was married to a Mexican woman for…
  • Aug 22

    CYBERGOTH COMPANION?

    CYBERGOTH COMPANION?
    @ Newark Airport
  • Aug 22

    FLYING GRAVE DIGGER!

    FLYING GRAVE DIGGER!
    MONSTER JAM! @ BB&T Center
Rank this Week: 8

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

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

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Aug 22

    Summary of August 20, 2014 conference report for civil case

    Summary of August 20, 2014 conference report for civil case
    Summary of August 20, 2014 conference report for civil cases The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The summary…
  • Aug 22

    Death penalty opinion filing Monday

    Death penalty opinion filing Monday
    As expected, the Supreme Court on Monday morning will file its opinion in People v. Bryant, Smith, and Wheeler, an automatic appeal from an October 1995 judgment of death.  The case was argued on the court’s late-May calendar.…
  • Aug 20

    The specter of more frequent “100-year floods”

    The specter of more frequent “100-year floods”
    Not long after California voters ousted Chief Justice Rose Bird and Associate Justices Joseph Grodin and Cruz Reynoso from the state Supreme Court, new Chief Justice Malcolm Lucas assured that the election “was analogous to a…
Rank this Week: 923

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: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Woman Gets 3 Year Prison Sentence for Defrauding Lender

    Woman Gets 3 Year Prison Sentence for Defrauding Lender
    Soo Kyung Hong, aka Maria Hong, 48, Los Angeles, California, was sentenced to three years in federal prison for orchestrating a scheme that led to the fraudulent purchase of four properties worth more than $2 million. The defendant was…
  • Aug 22

    Woman Sent to Prison for Fraudulent REO Purchase Scheme

    Woman Sent to Prison for Fraudulent REO Purchase Scheme
    Daniela Spiridon, 43, St. Charles, Missouri, was sentenced to 78 months in prison involving a real estate scheme related to the purchase and sale of REO properties. In addition to the prison sentence, she was also ordered to pay $2,499,988…
  • Aug 22

    Man Admits Giving Buyers Undisclosed Incentives and Kickback

    Man Admits Giving Buyers Undisclosed Incentives and Kickback
    Brandon Bolger, 40, Chicago, Illinois, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire, mail and bank fraud for failing to disclose to purchasers’ mortgage lenders material facts about the financing of the sale of condominium units. Bolger…
Rank this Week: 3

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Why More, Not Fewer, People Might Start Getting Health Insurance Through Work

    Why More, Not Fewer, People Might Start Getting Health Insurance Through Work
    Today's post was shared by WCBlog and comes from www.nytimes.comIn an earnings call last week, Walmart announced that its workers were signing up for health insurance en masse. The news was bad for the company’s shareholders, since the…
  • Aug 22

    SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orca

    SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orca
    Today's post was shared by WCBlog and comes from www.npr.org SeaWorld has decided not to appeal a court ruling that prohibits its trainers from performing with killer whales, the Orlando Sentinel reports, citing a filing with the Securities…
  • Aug 22

    Are Your Medical Records Vulnerable To Theft?

    Are Your Medical Records Vulnerable To Theft?
    Today's post was shared by Kaiser Health News and comes from www.kaiserhealthnews.org This KHN story also ran in . It can be republished for free. (details)A decade ago almost all doctors kept paper charts on every patient. That is changing…
Rank this Week: 482

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/
  • Aug 22

    Social Media, Energy Finance, Derivatives: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network

    Social Media, Energy Finance, Derivatives: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network
    Another summer week has come to a close, so it’s time to head out into the sun—but before doing so, we look back on the new publications joining us. We have three new blogs on the LexBlog Network this week, all from some pretty…
  • Aug 22

    3 keys to being the best law blogger in your niche

    3 keys to being the best law blogger in your niche
    The door is wide open for lawyers to become the best blogger in their niche — or at a minimum to become one of the best. Getting there doesn’t require journalistic writing, proper grammar, or loads of content. In a post this…
  • Aug 21

    Law blog comments have moved to social media

    Law blog comments have moved to social media
    Comments on law blogs have moved from blog sites to social media – and it’s a big plus for law bloggers. With a few exceptions, law blogs have always received few comments. People were reticent to leave comments on a…
Rank this Week: 49

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Aug 22

    Unused Visas: To Recapture or Not to Recapture- That Is The Question

    Unused Visas: To Recapture or Not to Recapture- That Is The Question
    Please visit this link before reading the article as the comment from Attorney Roger Algase is very important to correct my misunderstanding and it outlines the unused visa issue.  I knew I needed to research a little more and was aware…
  • Aug 21

    Tahmina Mentioned in CNNMoney

    Tahmina Mentioned in CNNMoney
    Thank you to CNN and Reporter Sara O’Brian for reporting on an issue that I care so deeply about and mentioning my work. My regular readers will know how strongly I feel about these issues. The article highlights the…
  • Aug 20

    Unused Visas: To Recapture or Not to Recapture- That Is The Question

    Unused Visas: To Recapture or Not to Recapture- That Is The Question
    The Politico Newspaper broke a story earlier this week (which has since been repeated by many other news outlets including the Wall Street Journal)  that Obama met with various business officials to discuss employment-based immigration…
Rank this Week: 940

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Aug 22

    Prosecutors Disciplined for Criticizing Jurors on Facebook: "12 idiots"

    Prosecutors Disciplined for Criticizing Jurors on Facebook: "12 idiots"
    According to the Brainerd Dispatch article below, two Minnesota prosecutors have been disciplined for going on Facebook to criticize jurors who acquitted a defendant in a criminal sexual misconduct case. The Facebook comments by the…
  • Aug 21

    Privacy and Juror Questionnaire

    Privacy and Juror Questionnaire
    The NY Times article below highlights how invasive some juror questionnaires can be. Depending on the facts of the case, some jurors have been asked about abortion, adultery, drug use, race and political party affiliation. TV Habits? Medical…
  • Aug 20

    Defendant's Girlfriend Arrested for Trying to Facebook Juror

    Defendant's Girlfriend Arrested for Trying to Facebook Juror
    To date, many people have heard stories about jurors improperly using the internet to conduct research or communicate with others. Unfortunately, the stories have become all too common. What most people don't hear about are stories in which…
Rank this Week: 236

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Officer Graham approached defendant

    Officer Graham approached defendant
    Upon defendant's motion, the Court conducted a combined hearing. The People called three witnesses, a Detective assigned to the Police Commissioner's office, and 2 Police Officers. The defendant's father testified for the defendant. A Queens…
  • Aug 22

    CPL 340.40 (subd. 2)

    CPL 340.40 (subd. 2)
    Respondent is a Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York, New York County. In 1981, two women accused of prostitution, which carries a three-month maximum sentence, appeared before the respondent Judge and moved for trial by...
  • Aug 21

    CPL 60.42

    CPL 60.42
    A New York Sex Crimes Lawyer said that, the defendants were indicted for the crimes of rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, sexual abuse in the first degree and assault in the second degree. Although the...
Rank this Week: 937

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Prosecutors Disciplined for Criticizing Jurors on Facebook: "12 idiots"

    Prosecutors Disciplined for Criticizing Jurors on Facebook: "12 idiots"
    According to the Brainerd Dispatch article below, two Minnesota prosecutors have been disciplined for going on Facebook to criticize jurors who acquitted a defendant in a criminal sexual misconduct case. The Facebook comments by the…
  • Aug 21

    Privacy and Juror Questionnaire

    Privacy and Juror Questionnaire
    The NY Times article below highlights how invasive some juror questionnaires can be. Depending on the facts of the case, some jurors have been asked about abortion, adultery, drug use, race and political party affiliation.TV Habits? Medical…
  • Aug 20

    Defendant's Girlfriend Arrested for Trying to Facebook Juror

    Defendant's Girlfriend Arrested for Trying to Facebook Juror
    To date, many people have heard stories about jurors improperly using the internet to conduct research or communicate with others. Unfortunately, the stories have become all too common. What most people don't hear …
Rank this Week: 921

Startup Law Blog

Startup Law Blog

Covers legal issues and public policy issues relating to startup companies. By Joe Wallin.

http://www.startuplawblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Crowdlending for Businesse

    Crowdlending for Businesse
    By Tabitha Creighton Finding capital for a startup can be as tough as any other part business and sometimes emotionally draining, since everyone seems to have an opinion on your concept. Borrowing money from a bank can be just as ……
  • Aug 16

    Intrastate Crowdfunding and the 499 Shareholder Problem

    Intrastate Crowdfunding and the 499 Shareholder Problem
    In prior posts I have lamented the problems with the federal crowdfunding law.  The SEC is still behind on finalizing rules implementing the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act. In the meantime, Washington State and a handful of…
  • Aug 16

    Intrastate Crowdfunding and the 499 Unaccredited Shareholder Problem

    Intrastate Crowdfunding and the 499 Unaccredited Shareholder Problem
    In prior posts I have lamented the problems with the federal crowdfunding law.  The SEC is still behind on finalizing rules implementing the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act. In the meantime, Washington State and a handful of…
Rank this Week: 926

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Aug 22

    When to Contact an Offshore Injury Lawyer

    When to Contact an Offshore Injury Lawyer
    We talk a lot about maritime accidents here at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A, many of which result from the ship operator’s negligent actions. Some common accidents we usually hear about include cruise ships running…
  • Aug 21

    More on the Canadian Military’s Staged Cruise Ship Accident from Our Maritime Attorney

    More on the Canadian Military’s Staged Cruise Ship Accident from Our Maritime Attorney
    A few days ago, our maritime attorney, Michael Winkleman, discussed a rather unusual exercise carried out by the Canadian military with the goal of improving emergency response tactics. One of the exercises involved staging a cruise ship…
  • Aug 20

    Meet Our Maritime Lawyer Ricardo Alsina

    Meet Our Maritime Lawyer Ricardo Alsina
    When choosing a maritime lawyer, it’s important to have a clear understanding of what the attorney can provide you. Aside from researching the lawyer’s background, including education and successful verdicts, it’s equally…
Rank this Week: 295

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Aug 22

    TWiL 272: The Louisville Recursion

    TWiL 272: The Louisville Recursion
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Evan Brown. Bringing "Moneyball" to legal strategies, Adam Carolla's settlement with the podcast patent troll, understanding Creative Commons licenses, and more! Guests: Ron Dolin and Sarah Pearson Photo credit:…
  • Aug 15

    TWiL 271: A Hero Named Kevin Bacon

    TWiL 271: A Hero Named Kevin Bacon
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Evan Brown. Guardians of the Galaxy's mixtape and new business models, stalking your cat, robots replacing jobs, and more! Guests: Sam Glover and Ali Sternburg Download or subscribe to this show at…
  • Aug 8

    TWiL 270: 3D Nato and the Selfie of Doom

    TWiL 270: 3D Nato and the Selfie of Doom
    Hosts: Denise Howell The government wants to make 3D files more widely available, copyrighting tweets, annoying prank calls are against the law in California, and more! Guests: Venkat Balasubramani, Michael Weinberg and Matthew Schruers …
Rank this Week: 358

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

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

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sábado, 23/8 8h - Saber Direito Debate O professor Clever Vasconcelos conversa sobre a dinâmica do processo eleitoral no Brasil e sobre sua carreira como promotor de Justiça do Estado de São Paulo e professor de…
  • Aug 22

    STF suspende decisão que afastou do cargo presidente da Assembleia Legislativa do AP

    STF suspende decisão que afastou do cargo presidente da Assembleia Legislativa do AP
    O presidente eleito do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, deferiu o pedido apresentado na Suspensão de Liminar (SL) 808 para suspender decisão do Tribunal de Justiça do Amapá que afastou…
  • Aug 22

    Conselho de fiscalização de classe não tem legitimidade para propor ADPF

    Conselho de fiscalização de classe não tem legitimidade para propor ADPF
    O ministro Dias Toffoli, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou seguimento à Arguição de Descumprimento de Preceito Fundamental (ADPF) 264, ajuizada pelo Conselho Federal de Corretores de Imóveis (COFECI) contra…
Rank this Week: 45

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/
  • Aug 22

    Inaugural Idaho Symposium on Energy in the West - Nov 13-14 - CFP included

    Inaugural Idaho Symposium on Energy in the West - Nov 13-14 - CFP included
    Inaugural Idaho Symposium on Energy in the West November 13-14, 2014 Sun Valley Inn & Conference Center Sun Valley, Idaho 2014 Symposium Topic Transmission & Transport of Energy in the Western U.S. & Canada: A Law & Policy…
  • Aug 21

    Rule's new book: Solar, Wind and Land: Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development

    Rule's new book: Solar, Wind and Land: Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development
    Troy A. Rule (Arizona) has a new book, Solar, Wind and Land: Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development, just out from Routledge. Here is the description: The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and…
  • Aug 21

    Rule's new article: Airspace in an Age of Drone

    Rule's new article: Airspace in an Age of Drone
    Troy A. Rule (Arizona) has just posted Airspace in an Age of Drones on SSRN. The article is forthcoming in the Boston University Law Review. Here is the abstract: The growing interest in domestic drones is drawing new attention to...
Rank this Week: 230

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Aug 22

    Employee Killed in Industrial Accident at Madden Bolt Galvanizing in Houston, Texa

    Employee Killed in Industrial Accident at Madden Bolt Galvanizing in Houston, Texa
    Houston, TX — A man was killed in an industrial accident in Houston, Texas, on Friday, August 22, 2014. The accident took place at Madden Bolt Galvanizing, in the 13000 block of Hempstead Road. According to local officials, a piece of…
  • Aug 22

    Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident on Happy Hollow Road in Clermont, Kentucky

    Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident on Happy Hollow Road in Clermont, Kentucky
    Clermont, KY — Police say that cell phone use while driving was the cause of one woman’s death in Clermont, Kentucky. The accident took place on Happy Hollow Road on Thursday, August 21, 2014, around 5:15 in the afternoon. The…
  • Aug 22

    Driver Injured in Tractor Trailer Accident on Interstate 64 in Sandstone, West Virginia

    Driver Injured in Tractor Trailer Accident on Interstate 64 in Sandstone, West Virginia
    Sandstone, WV — An 18-wheeler accident in Sandstone, West Virginia, sent a man to the hospital on Friday, August 22, 2014. The accident took place on Interstate 64. Reports indicate that a trucker hauling a load of steel lost control of…
Rank this Week: 109

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 22

    Deborah E. Lipstadt on the Rising Anti-Semitism in Europe - NYTimes.com

    Deborah E. Lipstadt on the Rising Anti-Semitism in Europe - NYTimes.com
    It’s true that this is not the anti-Semitism of the 1930s, which came from the right and was rooted in longstanding Christian views that demonized the Jews. Traditionally, Islam did not treat Jews this way. But in the past century...
  • Aug 22

    Obama administration announces new birth control fixes for religious group

    Obama administration announces new birth control fixes for religious group
    Effective immediately, the U.S. will start allowing faith-affiliated charities, colleges and hospitals to notify the government — rather than their insurers — that they object to birth control on religious grounds. A previous…
  • Aug 22

    Russia Moves Artillery Units Into Ukraine, NATO Says - NYTimes.com

    Russia Moves Artillery Units Into Ukraine, NATO Says - NYTimes.com
    WASHINGTON — The Russian military has moved artillery units manned by Russian personnel inside Ukrainian territory in recent days and is using them to fire at Ukrainian forces, NATO officials said on Friday. via www.nytimes.com Here we…
Rank this Week: 70

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Aug 22

    TNP Attempts to Restructure Debt

    TNP Attempts to Restructure Debt
    Have you purchased investments with Thompson National Properties (TNP)? If so, the following information may be of value to you. According to InvestmentNews,Tony Thompson and his company are offering to exchange TNP notes for a new stock…
  • Aug 21

    Recovery of Investment Losses in Catalyst Energy

    Recovery of Investment Losses in Catalyst Energy
    Have you suffered financial losses as a result of your purchase of a Catalyst Energy Limited Partnership? If so, The White Law Group may be able to recover some of your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firms that…
  • Aug 20

    Recovery of Geneva Exchange Fund TIC Losse

    Recovery of Geneva Exchange Fund TIC Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in a Geneva Exchange Fund tenant-in-common (TIC)? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the…
Rank this Week: 412

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 120

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Aug 22

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 339 – That Uneasy Feeling

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 339 – That Uneasy Feeling
    Expendables 3 is hurt by leaked copy, broadcasters want to finish off Aereo and Rightscorp has an ambitious plan for pirates. The post Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 339 – That Uneasy Feeling appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 22

    3 Count: Still Frozen

    3 Count: Still Frozen
    Aereo loses appeal to be treated as a cable company, Kim Dotcom's assets to remain frozen for another year and UK man sentenced to 33 months for piracy. The post 3 Count: Still Frozen appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 21

    3 Count: No Monkey Busine

    3 Count: No Monkey Busine
    U.S. Copyright Office weighs in on whether animals can hold copyright, RBS settles long-running software lawsuit and Shakira song ruled an infringement. The post 3 Count: No Monkey Business appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 506

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Aug 22

    New Tax Head Says She Knows Why Italians Don’t Pay Taxes: They’re Catholic

    New Tax Head Says She Knows Why Italians Don’t Pay Taxes: They’re Catholic
    Rossella Orlandi, newly appointed head of Italy's Agenzia della Entrate, says she knows why Italy has such a dismal tax compliance rate: Italians are Catholic. Later calling her statements a joke, Orlandi took heat from the Catholic Church…
  • Aug 22

    Big Dreams, Big Dollars, Big Stakes At Little League World Serie

    Big Dreams, Big Dollars, Big Stakes At Little League World Serie
    This year marks one of the most exciting Little League World Series championship runs ever and you have a whole host of terrific young players to thank... starting with Mo'Ne Davis. As the popularity of the LLWS ramps up, here's a quick look…
  • Aug 21

    Feds Announce Record Settlement With Bank Of America, Creating Tax Fund And Potential Tax Deduction

    Feds Announce Record Settlement With Bank Of America, Creating Tax Fund And Potential Tax Deduction
    Calling it "the largest civil settlement with a single entity in American history," Attorney General Eric Holder and Associate Attorney General Tony West announced that the Department of Justice had reached a $16.65 billion settlement with…
Rank this Week: 564

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Aug 22

    Glick on Consequences, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and the Fourth Amendment

    Glick on Consequences, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and the Fourth Amendment
    Scott J. Glick has posted Consequence, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and the Fourth Amendment's 'No-Win' Scenario (Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What is the role that consequence should play in a...
  • Aug 22

    Azmat on Mistake of Law

    Azmat on Mistake of Law
    Ahson Azmat has posted What Mistake of Law Just Might Be (Forthcoming, New Criminal Law Review) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article examines and evaluates an increasingly popular account of the Mistake of Law doctrine. Deeply…
  • Aug 22

    "Actual Innocence and Habeas Corpus"

    "Actual Innocence and Habeas Corpus"
    Kent Scheidegger has this post at Crime & Consequences, commenting on a recent Ninth Circuit case reversing a district court's habeas grant without deciding whether innocence without an accompanying constitutional violation can justify…
Rank this Week: 84

School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Aug 22

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit
    New resources to combat bullying at school and online were showcased during the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) fourth Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit—“Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in…
  • Aug 22

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard
    Speaking before the House Rules and Reference Committee on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Ohio education policy experts voiced Ohio’s long commitment to standards and improving the state’s education system. Seeking to…
  • Aug 22

    Voucher program found unconstitutional in North Carolina

    Voucher program found unconstitutional in North Carolina
    Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood found North Carolina’s voucher program unconstitutional giving NC public school supporters cause for celebration. Hobgood found the program which effectively takes funding from public schools and…
Rank this Week: 231

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/
  • Aug 22

    Brain Rebound? Are High LSAT Scorers Coming Back To Law School?

    Brain Rebound? Are High LSAT Scorers Coming Back To Law School?
    Perhaps we've finally plugged the brain drain away from law schools.
  • Aug 22

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.22.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.22.14
    * A Maryland judge ordered a court officer to deliver an electrical shock to a defendant. What the hell? [Baltimore Post-Examiner] * Be less of a lawyer. [Medium] * New York agrees to pay out $10 million to wrongfully convicted man. He may be…
  • Aug 22

    Stat Of The Week: Women Partner

    Stat Of The Week: Women Partner
    Stat of the Week about women partners at Am Law 50 firms.
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Aug 22

    The Relationship between Contentions and Expert Report

    The Relationship between Contentions and Expert Report
    An issue in local practice under the Patent Local Rules is the relationship between contentions, whether they be infringement or invalidity, and the reports of experts who will present those contentions to a jury. The issue of when there…
  • Aug 22

    The Relationship between Contentions and Expert Report

    The Relationship between Contentions and Expert Report
    An issue in local practice under the Patent Local Rules is the relationship between contentions, whether they be infringement or invalidity, and the reports of experts who will present those contentions to a jury. The issue of when there…
  • Aug 22

    Motion to Transfer Venue Granted Under "First to File" Rule

    Motion to Transfer Venue Granted Under "First to File" Rule
    RPost Holdings, Inc. v. Sophos, Inc., 2:13cv959 (8/20/2014) District Judge Rodney Gilstrap Holding: Motion to Transfer Venue GRANTED This case presents application of the "first to file" rule with respect to motions to transfer venue alleging…
Rank this Week: 95

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Aug 22

    Sabine Pass LNG Files Monthly Construction Status Report

    Sabine Pass LNG Files Monthly Construction Status Report
    Sabine Pass LNG filed a report with FERC covering construction activities through July 2014 at its LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  Stage 1 (liquefaction trains 1 and 2) engineering is 99.4% complete, procurement is 99.5%…
  • Aug 20

    DOE to Process Alaska LNG Export Application Expeditiously

    DOE to Process Alaska LNG Export Application Expeditiously
    The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Moniz recently stated that DOE will process Alaska LNG’s export application on a streamlined basis, given that DOE’s public interest…
  • Aug 19

    Louisiana LNG Energy Files Draft Resource Report

    Louisiana LNG Energy Files Draft Resource Report
    Louisiana LNG Energy (LLNGE) has filed with FERC draft Resource Reports No. 1 (General Project Description) and 10 (Alternatives) as part of FERC’s National Environmental Policy Act pre-filing review process for LLNGE’s proposed…
Rank this Week: 293

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Aug 22

    College, Sex, Rape, and Injustice

    College, Sex, Rape, and Injustice
      Update (August 22, 2014): The lawsuit of Doe v. Colleges of St. Benedict and St. John’s University with drama early this month (emergency motions, dramatic allegations) and ended in sealed silence this week. Good…
  • Aug 22

    Marcia Coyle on The Roberts Court

    Marcia Coyle on The Roberts Court
    It’s State Fair time. That means fall is approaching. And the start of a new U.S. Supreme Court term. Last year’s term ended with some interesting commentary by professors, reporters and bloggers. Experienced Supreme Court…
  • Aug 22

    Environmental Lawyer, Thad Lightfoot, on an Upcoming Minnesota Supreme Court Environmental Case

    Environmental Lawyer, Thad Lightfoot, on an Upcoming Minnesota Supreme Court Environmental Case
    I find myself stymied by multiple trash cans in cafeterias, asking me to separate “trash” from “recyclables.” As such, I figure I have to renounce any claim to any background or experience in environmental law. For…
Rank this Week: 455

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    A Cold Shower for Workplace Ice Bucket Challenges?

    A Cold Shower for Workplace Ice Bucket Challenges?
    Let’s state the obvious first: We’re in favor of anything that raises awareness to the issue of ALS and #icebucketchallenge has done that and more.  And for the record, I did the challenge last weekend, after being suitably…
  • Aug 22

    Save the Date: “Raiders of the Data Ark” Is a Blockbuster Coming Soon

    Save the Date: “Raiders of the Data Ark” Is a Blockbuster Coming Soon
    First off, I should let you know that I am a poor substitute for Harrison Ford. But, don’t let that dissuade you from saving October 16th as the date for a terrific conference that I’m helping to plan.  The title is…
  • Aug 19

    Lessons from a Gentleman-ly Lawyer

    Lessons from a Gentleman-ly Lawyer
    I can’t say that I knew Palmer McGee particularly well.  But I was saddened to read of his passing last month at the age of 93. My first knowledge of Palmer (or Mr. McGee as I tried to call him early on) came from my mother. Palmer…
Rank this Week: 229

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Aug 22

    Town Sues All Its Citizen

    Town Sues All Its Citizen
    Technically, just all the registered voters, but since 61 of the 65 residents are registered, it's almost the same thing. The April election in Montezuma, Colorado, was controversial to begin with because it was the first contested election…
  • Aug 22

    Copyright Office Weighs in on Monkey Picture

    Copyright Office Weighs in on Monkey Picture
    In the draft of its new "Compendium," the U.S. Copyright Office has stated that it will not register works created by animals. The "human authorship" requirement isn't new, but the specific example of "[a] photograph taken by a monkey"…
  • Aug 21

    Meta Mug Shot

    Meta Mug Shot
    Via the mugshot masters at The Smoking Gun: Yes, that's an earlier mugshot of the same person on the T-shirt he wore for this mugshot. A co-worker made this T-shirt for the young man after he was arrested in…
Rank this Week: 631