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Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 26

    August 26, 2014 FINRA Disciplinary Action

    August 26, 2014 FINRA Disciplinary Action
    August 26, 2014 FINRA Disciplinary Actions: Richard Happle (CRD 1095540):  Richard Happle was suspended for 10 business days and fined $5,000 by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for failing to execute a customer trade order in…
  • Aug 26

    Investigation: Former Clients of Joseph Jayne

    Investigation: Former Clients of Joseph Jayne
    Fitapelli Kurta is investigating complaints against former Ameriprise Financial Services broker, Joseph Jayne.  Joseph Jayne was recently barred from the securities industry by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, for…
  • Aug 20

    Buffalo Financial Advisor Raymond Clark Suspended

    Buffalo Financial Advisor Raymond Clark Suspended
    On August 5, 2014, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, announced that it was suspending Financial Advisor Raymond Clark.   Raymond Clark is a broker associated with Dynasty Capital Partners in Buffalo, New…
Rank this Week: 715

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 26

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (27)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (27)
    Revista Justiça No quadro Direito Constitucional, o assunto é iniciativa popular. Quem explica os detalhes desse instrumento é o advogado da União e professor Marcus Bittencourt. O programa conta também com…
  • Aug 26

    Por insuficiência de provas, STF absolve deputado da acusação de uso de documento falso

    Por insuficiência de provas, STF absolve deputado da acusação de uso de documento falso
    Por unanimidade, a Segunda Turma do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) absolveu o deputado federal Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ) da imputação do crime de uso de documento falso (artigo 304 do Código Penal). Ao seguir o voto do…
  • Aug 26

    2ª Turma: mantida decisão do CNJ sobre nepotismo no âmbito do TRF-1

    2ª Turma: mantida decisão do CNJ sobre nepotismo no âmbito do TRF-1
    A nomeação de um servidor do quadro do Ministério da Indústria e do Comércio Exterior para exercer cargo comissionado no Tribunal Regional Federal da 1ª Região (TRF-1) após a investidura…
Rank this Week: 94

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Justice Baxter to keynote ABA Jury Project Symposium at USD

    Justice Baxter to keynote ABA Jury Project Symposium at USD
    Join the ABA Commission on the American Jury Project in beautiful San Diego for the 2014 National Symposium on the American Jury Project.  "Assuring Fair and Impartial Juries" is a two-day CLE event taking place October 23-24 at the…
  • Aug 25

    Proposal for Mandatory Tentative Opinion

    Proposal for Mandatory Tentative Opinion
    Click here to review proposals from the Conference of California Bar Associations, one of which (Resolution 07-01-2014) seeks to amend CRC 8.256 to require all California Courts of Appeal to either issue tentative opinions or focus…
  • Aug 21

    Proposal to shorten federal appellate brief

    Proposal to shorten federal appellate brief
    Now that we're all comfortable with briefs of 14K words ... there's a proposal to amend the FRAP to trim that down to 12,500. Apparently, the 14K number was based on a mistake! (The 1998 amendments assumed one page was about 280 words, but a…
Rank this Week: 800

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Suggested Reading-- What You Should Know About Long-Term Acute Care

    Suggested Reading-- What You Should Know About Long-Term Acute Care
    Most patients who must stay in an acute care facility for an extended period do not have a rosy prognosis. And most people know very little about these specialized care centers. But thanks to an aging population, and the fact that medicine is…
  • Aug 25

    Feds Withhold Some Information From Doctor Dollars Database

    Feds Withhold Some Information From Doctor Dollars Database
    Next month the federal government’s database of drug company and medical device manufacturer payments to doctors is supposed to launch. But it won’t be as we expected. As reported by ProPublica.org, about one-third of the records…
  • Aug 24

    Calculating the Risk of Medical Intervention

    Calculating the Risk of Medical Intervention
    We always advise people to understand the risks as well as the benefits of any procedure or treatment they are considering, but getting your arms around the idea of “risk” — much less being able to quantify it — is a…
Rank this Week: 726

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/
Rank this Week: 137

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Aug 26

    Congress Extends Highway and Transportation Funding Through May 2015

    Congress Extends Highway and Transportation Funding Through May 2015
    On July 29, 2014, the Senate passed the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, following the House of Representatives' passage two weeks earlier. The Act was signed by the President on August 8, 2014.  The Act, in part,…
  • Aug 21

    Small Business Administration Updates Small Business Standards - Increasing the Definition of “Small”

    Small Business Administration Updates Small Business Standards - Increasing the Definition of “Small”
    If your company participates in any small business, federal government procurement program, or certain state procurement programs such as the Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, the 8(a) Program of the Small Business…
  • Aug 14

    Liens: A Brief History

    Liens: A Brief History
    Washington, D.C. is known for playing host to a variety of complex people and institutions.  It should come as no surprise then that the modern construction lien - a complicated legal mechanism itself - was conceived in response to the…
Rank this Week: 980

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 26

    Mortgage possession: Lloyds and the arrears that weren’t

    Mortgage possession: Lloyds and the arrears that weren’t
    From the High Court in Northern Ireland comes a significant joined case of a mortgage lender behaving badly. Bank of Scotland, and indeed possibly the whole Lloyds group seem to have acted in this way, for which they have received an…
  • Aug 24

    Eviction: “Sexual, athletic and squeaking noises”

    Eviction: “Sexual, athletic and squeaking noises”
    In a case that recalls the ‘unnatural’ noises emanating from Concord, Tyne and Wear, a German Court was faced with a tricky decision in a claim for possession. The ground given was that the tenant had installed a ‘very…
  • Aug 24

    Odds and Sod

    Odds and Sod
    A few bits and pieces, none of which are worth their own post, including a couple of updates on old ‘friends’. First, as you have probably noticed, the blog has had a redesign (yes, another one). There are a couple of reasons for…
Rank this Week: 319

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 26

    Indiana Broker, Lynn Simon, Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud

    Indiana Broker, Lynn Simon, Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud
    According to www.theindychannel.com, Indiana broker, Lynn A. Simon plead guilty to charges stemming from allegations that he defrauded investors of more than $1 million. The report said that law enforcement agents began investigating Simon…
  • Aug 25

    DBSI President Sentenced to Federal Prison

    DBSI President Sentenced to Federal Prison
    According to the Associated press, the president of DBSI, David Swenson, was sentence to 20 years in federal prison by District Judge B. Lynn Winmill. The company’s former legal counsel, Mark Ellison, was sentenced to five years.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 235

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Aug 26

    The Characteristics of a Lawyer Rainmaker Plus 70 More Must-Read

    The Characteristics of a Lawyer Rainmaker Plus 70 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 71 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Aug 26

    Legal Technology Purchasing in 2014 Plus 75 More Must-Read

    Legal Technology Purchasing in 2014 Plus 75 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 76 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Aug 22

    Secret Microsoft Word Shortcuts; Instant Save and Windows; Writing in Peace Plus iPad Text Input

    Secret Microsoft Word Shortcuts; Instant Save and Windows; Writing in Peace Plus iPad Text Input
    Today's issue of Fat Friday contains these articles: Pamela Coleman, Secret Microsoft Word Shortcuts for Moving Around Your Documents Tim Callins, Autosave, Instant Save, and Windows Theo Rand, Writing in Peace Plus Entering Text on an iPad…
Rank this Week: 286

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    The Blue Paper and the Pink Paper: The Interpretation of Option

    The Blue Paper and the Pink Paper: The Interpretation of Option
    One of the most frequently encountered issues in the practice of commercial law is the construction of contractual notice requirements: a contract that confers on one of the parties the right to do something (eg exercise an option or a break…
  • Aug 25

    Are disputes in s. 397-398 petitions capable of being referred to arbitration?

    Are disputes in s. 397-398 petitions capable of being referred to arbitration?
    A learned Single Judge of the Bombay High Court recently considered (in Rakesh Malhotra v. Rajinder Malhotra) the question of whether disputes before the CLB under ss. 397-398 and 402 of the Companies Act, 1956 are capable of being referred…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 361

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: 85

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Aug 26

    Really Expensive Drug

    Really Expensive Drug
    In 1982, when Roche Laboratories first marketed isotretinoin (Accutain®), they used what was then a novel method of setting the price. It was known the drug was capable of severe toxicity and could never have a wide market, but it still…
  • Aug 26

    Will Scotland Break Away From The United Kingdom?

    Will Scotland Break Away From The United Kingdom?
    If you have been following American news, even very closely, you might still have missed the news of the possible breakup of one of America’s oldest allies, the United Kingdom. Next month, on the 18th of September, British citizens who…
  • Aug 25

    What Drought? Millions of Americans Wasting Water for a Good Cause

    What Drought? Millions of Americans Wasting Water for a Good Cause
    Watching someone have a bucket of liquid dumped over their heads historically has been something we reserve for Super Bowl victories but, thanks to a bit of viral marketing, it has been blowing up our news feeds. In case you still were…
Rank this Week: 426

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 26

    Alba Ruibal on Mexico's Abortion Law

    Alba Ruibal on Mexico's Abortion Law
    Alba Ruibal (CONICET Argentina; European University Institute - Department of Law) has posted Reform and Backlash in Mexico's Abortion Law: Political and Legal Opportunities for Mobilization and Countermobilization on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Aug 26

    Updated Regs Governing Exemptions to Contraceptive Rule May Not Satisfy All Religious Objector

    Updated Regs Governing Exemptions to Contraceptive Rule May Not Satisfy All Religious Objector
    The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum Game The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum Game The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum Game Gender & Sexuality Law Blog, The New HHS Regulations Can’t Win A Zero-Sum...
  • Aug 26

    Call for Papers: "Applied Feminism and Work"

    Call for Papers: "Applied Feminism and Work"
    The University of Baltimore School of Law Center on Applied Feminism: The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center on Applied Feminism seeks submissions for its Eighth Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference. This year’s theme is…
Rank this Week: 75

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 26

    The Greatest Lawyer Letter Ever? — Final Four

    The Greatest Lawyer Letter Ever? — Final Four
    There are few competitions that can say "throwing a porn star off the roof has a good shot to win." At least very few competitions outside of Bangkok.
  • Aug 26

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.26.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.26.14
    * This probably goes without saying, but don’t smuggle drugs into prison. This grandpa apparently failed that lesson. [Legal Juice] * Town gets fed up and just sues every single citizen. [Lowering the Bar] * A city lawyer heads out to…
  • Aug 26

    #Rainmakers: How Biglaw Uses Social Media For Business Development

    #Rainmakers: How Biglaw Uses Social Media For Business Development
    How are large law firms -- yes, #Biglaw -- using social media for business development?
Rank this Week: 8

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 26

    Child Migrants in the Midst of Our Border Crisi

    Child Migrants in the Midst of Our Border Crisi
    Carrie Bettinger-Lopez in this Human Rights at Home blog post discusses the need for appointed counsel for child migrants and the precautionary measures petition recently filed before the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights. KJ Related…
  • Aug 26

    President’s Discretion, Immigration Enforcement, and the Rule of Law by Hiroshi Motomura

    President’s Discretion, Immigration Enforcement, and the Rule of Law by Hiroshi Motomura
    Today, the American Immigration Council released The President’s Discretion, Immigration Enforcement, and the Rule of Law by Hiroshi Motomura, a Professor of Law at UCLA. Professor Motomura’s paper discusses the President’s broad legal…
  • Aug 26

    Immigration Song: The Migrant Worker

    Immigration Song: The Migrant Worker
    I was inspired by Kit Johnson's post on playing immigration songs before teaching a class. I know a lot of other professors who do this but I myself have never played a song before class so I thought that I...
Rank this Week: 47

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 65

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 370

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 26

    Appeals Judges in Chicago Hear Challenges to States’ Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    Appeals Judges in Chicago Hear Challenges to States’ Same-Sex Marriage Ban
    On Tuesday, Judge Richard Posner and two other judges on the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, David Hamilton and Ann Williams, heard arguments in two same-sex marriage cases, one from Wisconsin and the other from Indiana.
  • Aug 26

    U.S. Charges Investor-Relations Employee With Securities Fraud

    U.S. Charges Investor-Relations Employee With Securities Fraud
    Federal prosecutors leveled insider-trading charges against an employee of an investor-relations firm, the latest of insider-trading probes by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office.
  • Aug 26

    Thousands of Electronic Case Files Lost in Transition

    Thousands of Electronic Case Files Lost in Transition
    The federal judiciary is trimming back some of its offerings in a widely used database of electronic court documents.
Rank this Week: 30

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    SEC Will Vote on New ABS and NRSRO Rule

    SEC Will Vote on New ABS and NRSRO Rule
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Jacquelyn LumbThe SEC has scheduled an open meeting for Wednesday, August 27, at which it will consider the adoption of rules to revise the disclosure, reporting, and offering…
  • Aug 25

    House Oversight Chair Cautions SEC on Leaks from Closed Meeting

    House Oversight Chair Cautions SEC on Leaks from Closed Meeting
    The House SEC Oversight Chair has asked the Commission to provide, by September 5, its plans to implement all of the recommendations made by an Inspector General report on leaks of confidential information from SEC closed meetings, including…
  • Aug 25

    Washington Proposes Crowdfunding Rule

    Washington Proposes Crowdfunding Rule
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Jay Fishman, J.D.The Washington Department of Financial Institutions, Securities Division, has proposed crowdfunding rules for October 1 implementation so that issuers may…
Rank this Week: 412

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 861

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Aug 26

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (Cross Post)

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (Cross Post)
    West Virginia is the latest jurisdiction to adopt benefit corporations – the text of our legislation can be found here. As with all benefit corporation legislation, the thrust of West Virginia’s statute is to provide a different standard…
  • Aug 26

    What Does It Mean to be "Nonprofit"? Lawsuit Against Regence BlueCross BlueShield

    What Does It Mean to be "Nonprofit"? Lawsuit Against Regence BlueCross BlueShield
    The Oregonian reports that lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit in state court against Regence BlueCross BlueShield, claiming that the (taxable) nonprofit is acting like a for-profit company. More specifically, the lawsuit asserts that…
  • Aug 26

    Maryland Land Trust and Attorney General Enforce a Conservation Easement

    Maryland Land Trust and Attorney General Enforce a Conservation Easement
    Maryland Environmental Trust (MET), one of the oldest and largest land trusts in the country, with the assistance of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, recently settled a suit enforcing a conservation easement that protects a 31-acre…
Rank this Week: 573

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/
  • Aug 26

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (Cross Post)

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (Cross Post)
    West Virginia is the latest jurisdiction to adopt benefit corporations – the text of our legislation can be found here. As with all benefit corporation legislation, the thrust of West Virginia’s statute is to provide a different standard…
  • Aug 26

    all for Papers - UNEP Research Convening on Design Options for a Sustainable Financial System (abstracts due Aug. 31)

    all for Papers - UNEP Research Convening on Design Options for a Sustainable Financial System (abstracts due Aug. 31)
    Call for papers cosponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (http://www.unep.org/) - abstract deadline is Aug. 31 with the event in Dec. The emphasis is on empirical work with clear policy proposals. Exerpts: "The event is a…
  • Aug 25

    Sex, Lies, and . . . Crowdfunding

    Sex, Lies, and . . . Crowdfunding
    This follows on Ann's post yesterday on Gender and Crowdfunding. Ann, so glad you've joined me and Steve Bradford as securities crowdfunding watchers! Delighted to have you in that informal, somewhat disgruntled "club." I have been…
Rank this Week: 251

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Aug 26

    Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Check-In

    Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Check-In
    Joe Nocera thinks that the new SEC whistleblower program is a winner, as it is rewarding people who go first...
  • Aug 22

    The Con Law Conundrum

    The Con Law Conundrum
    The question: to con law or not to con law? The context: Steve Bainbridge responding to Anne Tucker's post on...
  • Aug 21

    Outsourcing the Board: A Good Idea?

    Outsourcing the Board: A Good Idea?
    This week’s Economist has a column praising my UCLAW colleague Stephen Bainbridge’s and University of Chicago law professor Todd Henderson’s...
Rank this Week: 110

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 272

Wachler & Associates Health Law…

Wachler & Associates Health Law Blog

Covers health law, recovery audit contractors, compliance and medicare. By Wachler & Associates, P.C.

http://www.wachlerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Community Health Systems to Pay $98.15 million to Settle False Claims Act Allegation

    Community Health Systems to Pay $98.15 million to Settle False Claims Act Allegation
    On August 4, 2014, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Community Health Systems (CHS) agreed to pay $98.15 million to settle False Claims Act (FCA) allegations that CHS knowingly billed Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE…
  • Aug 22

    OCR Announces Start of HIPAA Audit Program Phase 2

    OCR Announces Start of HIPAA Audit Program Phase 2
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") recently announced that it will be initiating Phase 2 of the compliance audits mandated by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health…
  • Aug 7

    FDA to Bolster its Regulation of Diagnostic Testing

    FDA to Bolster its Regulation of Diagnostic Testing
    With the passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) on July 9, 2012, Congress expanded the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authority to safeguard and advance public health. Exercising such authority,…
Rank this Week: 889

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Aug 26

    True Detective, Less True Plagiarism

    True Detective, Less True Plagiarism
    A joke at the Emmy's made light of plagiarism allegations against the show True Detective, but are the allegations really a laughing matter? The post True Detective, Less True Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 26

    3 Count: Into the Jungle

    3 Count: Into the Jungle
    Amazon purchases Twitch.TV, Raging Bull case rages on in the 9th Circuit and BBC sued over mirrored silhouettes in a promotional video. The post 3 Count: Into the Jungle appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 25

    The Second Troubling Case of Fareed Zakaria

    The Second Troubling Case of Fareed Zakaria
    For the second time in two years, Fareed Zakaria is facing allegations of plagiarism, but do these hold water or is another misfire? The post The Second Troubling Case of Fareed Zakaria appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 229

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 26

    Japan court finds Fukushima power plant operator liable for woman's suicide

    Japan court finds Fukushima power plant operator liable for woman's suicide
    [JURIST] The district court in Fukushima, Japan, ruled Tuesday that a woman's family may be compensated for her death after determining that her depression and suicide were caused by the March 2011 nuclear meltdown [IAEA backgrounder] of a…
  • Aug 26

    ACLU, media seeking greater access to execution

    ACLU, media seeking greater access to execution
    [JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Oklahoma [advocacy websites], the Guardian US and the Oklahoma Observer [media websites] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Monday in the US District Court for the Western…
  • Aug 26

    More protection needed for Tanzania albinos: UN rights office

    More protection needed for Tanzania albinos: UN rights office
    [JURIST] The UN human rights office [official website] on Monday said that the Tanzanian government's system of placing children with albinism in government care centers does not provide this vulnerable group with adequate protection from…
Rank this Week: 10

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 117

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
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 14-0232, 2014 MT 232N, JOHN O. MILLER, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LEROY KIRKEGARD, BILLIE REICH and KRISTY COBBAN, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 26

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Volusia County Man Pleads No Contest to Sexually Abusing Dog

    Volusia County Man Pleads No Contest to Sexually Abusing Dog
    A 62-year-old Daytona Beach man pleaded no contest to charges that he was sexually abusing his small female dog on Thursday, according to the state attorney’s office. Reports indicate that neighbors of the man said they saw the accused…
  • Aug 22

    Plant City Church Youth Volunteer Accused of Possessing Child Porn

    Plant City Church Youth Volunteer Accused of Possessing Child Porn
    A Plant City youth group volunteer is facing child pornography charges. Polk deputies arrested the 28-year-old man at his Lakeland home. According to the sheriff’s office, members at the church came forward after they found explicit…
  • Aug 20

    Chris Kattan Gets Probation for Drugged-Driving DUI

    Chris Kattan Gets Probation for Drugged-Driving DUI
    Former Saturday Night Live funnyman Chris Kattan received his sentence six months after he was arrested on suspicion of a DUI. The 43-year-old comedian is required to pay a $500 fine, attend a three-month alcohol program, 104 Narcotics…
Rank this Week: 630

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 470

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 485

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 26

    Today Marks My 25th Year as a Law Professor

    Today Marks My 25th Year as a Law Professor
    Today I taught my first class of the 2014-15 academic year, my 25th year as a full-time law professor. Things certainly have changed in my Estate & Gift Tax course: 1990 2014 Exemption $600,000 $5,340,000 Rate 55% 40% Estates Subject to…
  • Aug 26

    Harvard Business Review: The Conversation We Should Be Having About Corporate Taxe

    Harvard Business Review: The Conversation We Should Be Having About Corporate Taxe
    Harvard Business Review, The Conversation We Should Be Having About Corporate Taxes: The corporate inversion — when a U.S. company takes on the legal identity of foreign subsidiary, usually in order to reduce its taxes — has become about…
  • Aug 26

    Fleischer: In Burger King-Tim Hortons Inversion, Consumer Reaction Could Be Key

    Fleischer: In Burger King-Tim Hortons Inversion, Consumer Reaction Could Be Key
    New York Times Deal Book: In Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal, Consumer Reaction Could Be Key, by Victor Fleischer (San Diego): Before Burger King, there was Stanley Works. The news that Burger King is merging with Tim Hortons should shift our…
Rank this Week: 28

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 26

    A Hidden Property Gem From Justice Jackson

    A Hidden Property Gem From Justice Jackson
    Although it is never fun to do new class preparation, I like teaching new classes because it forces me gives me the opportunity to learn new material and new areas of law. So it is this semester, when I will teach water law for the first…
  • Aug 26

    The Wonders of Denialism

    The Wonders of Denialism
    If you’re inclined to doubt science, why not start with the germ theory of disease?  After all, isn’t it implausible that illness, death, and even mass epidemics are caused by tiny invisible organisms that invade our bodies?…
  • Aug 25

    Integrating Climate Mitigation and Adaptation, or: I’m in BIG Trouble

    Integrating Climate Mitigation and Adaptation, or: I’m in BIG Trouble
    A couple of weeks ago, I noted in a discussion of water and climate change, that in many cases, seeking to adapt to climate change effects might actually wind up undermining efforts to mitigate it. My example was lining irrigation canals, but…
Rank this Week: 410

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/
  • Aug 26

    Great SCOT! Actually, No "SCOT" According To State: ACLU Complaint About Postponed Puna Primary Not An "Election Contest"

    Great SCOT! Actually, No "SCOT" According To State: ACLU Complaint About Postponed Puna Primary Not An "Election Contest"
    You can tell what kind of case is before what Hawaii appellate court by the case designation at the top of the fist page flysheet. First two letters are the court, second two are the type of case, followed by the actual case number. Thus,…
  • Aug 22

    "Not A Typical Election Contest" Filed Over Postponed Puna Primary

    "Not A Typical Election Contest" Filed Over Postponed Puna Primary
    Yesterday at 4:30 p.m. was the statutory deadline for instituting an "election contest" in the Hawaii Supreme Court to challenge last Friday's postponed Puna precincts primary (say that quickly five times). As those of you who have been…
  • Aug 20

    Cal App: Highest And Best Use Isn't Limited To Current Use

    Cal App: Highest And Best Use Isn't Limited To Current Use
    Here's an opinion from the California Court of Appeal, issued last month but unpublished, which was recently ordered published by the court. It's a lengthy (38 pages) and somewhat detailed opinion, but for those of you who do eminent domain,…
Rank this Week: 168

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Aug 26

    Continued Arizona Botch Commentary

    Continued Arizona Botch Commentary
    Jurist posts, "Botched executions & evolving standards of decency: What can we learn from Wood's death?" It's by Sacha Baniel-Stark, a student at New York University School of Law. The botched execution of Wood joined the botched…
  • Aug 26

    In Iowa

    In Iowa
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruling in USA v. Johnson is available in Adobe .pdf format. "Appeals court broadens scope of death penalty retrial for Iowa woman who killed 5 in 1993," is the AP report...
  • Aug 26

    Additional News Coverage of the Oklahoma Lawsuit

    Additional News Coverage of the Oklahoma Lawsuit
    Scott Martelle writes, "Secrecy surrounding Oklahoma execution is unacceptable," at the Los Angeles Times Opinion LA blog. The plaintiffs argue, rightfully, that by selectively opening and closing the shutters covering windows into the death…
Rank this Week: 18

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 26

    Yale's Rev. Shipman and the Blame for Anti-Semitism

    Yale's Rev. Shipman and the Blame for Anti-Semitism
    The best thing one can say about Rev. Bruce M. Shipman, the Episcopal chaplain at Yale, is that he does not bother to disguise his beliefs. In response to a New York Times article describing the rise of violent anti-Semitism...
  • Aug 26

    Final List Of Law Dean Searches, 2013-14

    Final List Of Law Dean Searches, 2013-14
    I've summed it all up in my finalized list of last year's law school dean searches here. On the whole, schools were very successful in finding new leadership. This year will be particularly intriguing with three excellent southestern state…
  • Aug 25

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part One

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part One
    As Al Brophy has often reminded us, slavery was a constant subject of litigation throughout the antebellum period. As a teacher of Trial Advocacy, I have been interested in the approaches that were taken by individual lawyers in cases…
Rank this Week: 71

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Aug 26

    Takedown 2.0: The Trouble with Broad TROs Targeting Non-Party Online Intermediarie

    Takedown 2.0: The Trouble with Broad TROs Targeting Non-Party Online Intermediarie
    On August 14, a federal district court in Oregon issued an ex parte temporary restraining order (TRO) in a civil copyright infringement case, ABS-CBN v. Ashby. The defendants in the case are accused of operating several “pirate…
  • Aug 22

    Airport Scanners: How Privacy Risk Leads to Security Risk

    Airport Scanners: How Privacy Risk Leads to Security Risk
    Debates about privacy and security tend to assume that the two are in opposition, so that improving privacy tends to degrade security, and vice versa. But often the two go hand in hand so that privacy enhances security. A good example comes…
  • Aug 21

    Researchers Show Flaws in Airport Scanner

    Researchers Show Flaws in Airport Scanner
    Today at the Usenix Security Symposium a group of researchers from UC San Diego and the University of Michigan will present a paper demonstrating flaws in a full-body scaning machine that was used at many U.S. airports. In this post…
Rank this Week: 167

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Aug 26

    Getting to “Yes”: Ninth Circuit Provides Guidance on Formation of “Browsewrap” Arbitration Agreement

    Getting to “Yes”: Ninth Circuit Provides Guidance on Formation of “Browsewrap” Arbitration Agreement
    By Archis A. Parasharami, litigation partner at Mayer Brown, and James Tierney, litigation associate at Mayer Brown*This post originally appeared on Class DefenseIn the three years since AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, courts…
  • Aug 26

    LegalEyes for August 26, 2014

    LegalEyes for August 26, 2014
    by Caroline CoxMatt Ford writes in The Atlantic on a new lawsuit in Oklahoma that seeks to require the state to record every death sentence it carries out.Allie Grasgreen raises questions in Politico on the influx of military-grade weapons…
  • Aug 25

    Protecting Voting Rights after Shelby

    Protecting Voting Rights after Shelby
    By Caroline CoxIn 2013, the Supreme Court severely weakened the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with its  decision in Shelby County v. Holder. In a discussion of the post-Shelby era at the 2014 ACS National Convention, Gilda Daniels, Associate…
Rank this Week: 267

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Aug 26

    Troy Rule on Renewable Energy and Land Use

    Troy Rule on Renewable Energy and Land Use
    In recent years, renewable energy siting decisions have generated some of the U.S.'s most interesting and complex environmental controversies. Troy Rule (Arizona State) has just put out a new book on the subject. If you're interested in the…
  • Aug 26

    Tenth Circuit Affirms Order Denying Preliminary Injunction Against Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Project

    Tenth Circuit Affirms Order Denying Preliminary Injunction Against Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Project
    On August 25, the Tenth Circuit (Hartz, Ebel, Phillips) issued a decision in Village of Logan v. U.S. Department of Interior, No. 13-2082. The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Project, which will include a pipeline and associated…
  • Aug 22

    Ninth Circuit Holds Diesel Exhaust Emissions Are Not “Disposal” Under RCRA

    Ninth Circuit Holds Diesel Exhaust Emissions Are Not “Disposal” Under RCRA
    On August 20, the Ninth Circuit (Fernandez, Smith, Murguia) issued a decision in Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice v. BNSF Railway Company, No. 12-56086. The plaintiffs were environmental organizations whose members live…
Rank this Week: 812

Beyond Structured Settlements

Beyond Structured Settlements

Covers 468B settlement funds, factoring, medicare set-aside arrangements, settlement planning, special needs trusts and structured settlements. By Patrick Hindert.

http://s2kmblog.typepad.com/rethinking_structured_set/
  • Aug 26

    Wendie Howland Interview - 1

    Wendie Howland Interview - 1
    The most recent S2KM blog post highlights the growing strategic importance of life care planners for structured settlement and personal injury settlement planning professionals. To gain additional knowledge about life care planners, S2KM…
  • Aug 18

    Life Care Planner

    Life Care Planner
    The increasing number, importance and roles of life care planners represents one of the most significant developments S2KM has observed while attending 2014 structured settlement and settlement planning stakeholder educational conferences .…
  • Aug 6

    AAJ 2014 Annual Meeting

    AAJ 2014 Annual Meeting
    Increasing use of structured settlements by plaintiff attorneys and their clients requires a more "unified marketing strategy" by stakeholders according to multiple brokers who exhibited at the recent American Association for Justice (AAJ)…
Rank this Week: 339

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Aug 26

    Duties to Serve in Housing Finance

    Duties to Serve in Housing Finance
    Mark Fogarty has a nice write-up in National Mortgage News of a book chapter about duties to serve in housing finance that I wrote with Jannecke Ratcliffe for a volume entitled Homeownership Built to Last (Brookings/Joint Center on Housing…
  • Aug 25

    MBS Settlements--Following the Money

    MBS Settlements--Following the Money
    Financial crisis litigation has been going on for several years now and has been resulting in lots of piecemeal settlements. As a result, it's easy to miss the big picture. There's actually been quite a lot of settlements covering a...
  • Aug 23

    Toward a Universal Ability to Repay Requirement

    Toward a Universal Ability to Repay Requirement
    The latest consumer financial product to come under the regulatory microscope is subprime auto lending, which has seen a boom in the last few years. The subprime auto market's boom underscores a real problem in consumer financial regulation:…
Rank this Week: 175

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 815

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    News: Free JRS Issue

    News: Free JRS Issue
    FYI, the contents of the most recent issue of the Journal of Refugee Studies (reported on in this earlier blog post) are currently being made freely available to readers "for a limited time." So be sure to visit sooner rather than…
  • Aug 26

    Regional Focus: Australia & New Zealand

    Regional Focus: Australia & New Zealand
    Events:The Detention and Abuse of Child Asylum Seekers, Melbourne, 28 August 2014 [info]Refugee Policy in Election Year, Auckland, 30 August 2014 [info]- View the press release for this event on the Doing Our Bit Facebook page.Refugees: Why…
  • Aug 25

    Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

    Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance
    Opportunities:Building a Better Response: Strengthening Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Capacity and Engagement in the International Humanitarian Architecture [access]- Recently launched e-learning course. More information is available…
Rank this Week: 205

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    What to Do After a Car Accident

    What to Do After a Car Accident
    The aftermath of a car accident is chaotic and unfamiliar, and very often emotionally charged and overwhelming. It is good to generally know what to do if you are in a car accident before it happens.  In any stressful situation, it is…
  • Aug 14

    Mike Bomberger Appears On 10 News To Discuss Fiesta Island Wrong-Way Crash

    Mike Bomberger Appears On 10 News To Discuss Fiesta Island Wrong-Way Crash
    Yesterday, Mike Bomberger appeared on KGTV 10 News to discuss the wrong-way crash on Fiesta Island that injured eight bicyclists. In the video below, see what charges the driver faces and what victims can do to obtain compensation for their…
  • May 6

    Your New Tires Might Not Actually Be New At All

    Your New Tires Might Not Actually Be New At All
    May 6, 2014 Yesterday, San Diego’s 10 News released an investigative reporting that indicated new tires being sold in San Diego, and nationwide, may not be new at all. There is no state or federal regulation to stop salesmen from…
Rank this Week: 108