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Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    SEC to up ‘qualified client’ threshold for performance-based fee

    SEC to up ‘qualified client’ threshold for performance-based fee
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.The SEC intends to issue an order to adjust for inflation the dollar-amount thresholds in the Advisers Act rule permitting investment advisers to charge performance-based fees to “qualified clients.” The…
  • May 24

    Omitting speculative projections was not bad faith

    Omitting speculative projections was not bad faith
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.Directors of Chelsea Therapeutics did not breach their duty of loyalty in approving the biopharm company's sale to Lundbeck. The Chelsea shareholders seeking damages post-closing did not state a claim that the board acted…
  • May 23

    Nasdaq hints at legal challenge to IEX quotations delay

    Nasdaq hints at legal challenge to IEX quotations delay
    By John Filar AtwoodIn a letter to the SEC, Nasdaq suggested that the Commission’s proposed interpretation that would allow Investors’ Exchange LLC (IEX) to operate with a delay on quotation response times would likely be subject…
Rank this Week: 684

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • May 25

    Jevic CVSG Recommends Granting Cert

    Jevic CVSG Recommends Granting Cert
    The brief is not up on the SG's webpage yet, but they are recommending granting the petition and reversing the Third Circuit. Hat tip to Professor Lipson or Attorneys Goldblatt et al.? I think this now places granting odds at...
  • May 22

    Nortel Avoids (First) Appeal -- U.S. Edition

    Nortel Avoids (First) Appeal -- U.S. Edition
    After extensive briefing and hearings, the U.S. District Court presiding over the appeal (foreign readers: general trial judges in the U.S. federal court system sit in an appellate capacity over the specialized bankruptcy courts) from the…
  • May 22

    PROMESA and the Recovery Act

    PROMESA and the Recovery Act
    It has become something like conventional wisdom that the pending SCOTUS case involving the Recovery Act is no longer relevant. After all, the giant interest payment due July 1 is largely attributable to GO bonds, and the Commonwealth itself…
Rank this Week: 310

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 25

    Fire Expert Witness Testimony Allowed

    Fire Expert Witness Testimony Allowed
    Plaintiff hired expert to opine on the cause of a fire in a house leased by defendants.  Defendants filed a motion to exclude the expert witness testimony of the fire expert.  The court ruled in favor of plaintiff. Facts:  This…
  • May 18

    Hydrologist’s Expert Testimony Allowed in Groundwater Contamination Case

    Hydrologist’s Expert Testimony Allowed in Groundwater Contamination Case
    Defendant is accused of contaminating groundwater near a missile motor casings site. Plaintiff challenged the expert witness testimony of defendant’s hydrologist expert.  The court denied the motion to exclude. Facts: This case…
  • May 2

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff sued the City of Chicago Heights and others alleging that he was deprived of his constitutional rights after his murder and attempted murder convictions were overturned.  The defendants challenged the expert witness testimony…
Rank this Week: 747

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • May 25

    Please and thank you

    Please and thank you
    I first published The Family Court without a Lawyer in 2011. Since then I’ve always had a trickle of requests for help of one sort or another, sometimes in the shape of a proper direct access enquiry, and sometimes in the form of a…
  • May 15

    Is it ok to be represented by a barrister who sometimes acts for social services?

    Is it ok to be represented by a barrister who sometimes acts for social services?
    Sometimes parents are anxious that their barrister is not on their side, or even that they might be in cahoots with social services. Sometimes, when you’re being given depressing advice, it can feel as if your lawyer is not…
  • May 14

    Me? Adversarial?

    Me? Adversarial?
    I had an interesting experience the other day. During a discussion about child protection and the recording of meetings a participant cautioned us to refocus on the children who were, it was said, getting lost. The recording of meetings…
Rank this Week: 544

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 108

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 107

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 25

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime
    The Case Matrix Network are organising a conference on Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crimes: Laws, Procedures and Practices in an Age of Legal Pluralism on 28 June in The Hague. This conference will analyse…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
Rank this Week: 73

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 252

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 25

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?
    France now has a law against after-hours emails to employees. Does this make sense to you? Could you get your work done on this basis? Is that question your concern, or is it up to the employer to organize your time more effectively? Can such…
  • May 25

    Building Good Practice Management Habit

    Building Good Practice Management Habit
    It’s that time of year again – articling students in Manitoba are wrapping up their year and looking ahead to their Call to the Bar and beginning their careers as lawyers. Some will continue to practice in the firms where…
  • May 25

    Predictors of Succe

    Predictors of Succe
    A study of Harvard graduates showed that a person’s approach to setbacks in life is the single greatest predictor of success. This is interesting considering that companies tend to hire based on technical skill and intelligence.…
Rank this Week: 59

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 25

    June CIPA Meeting!

    June CIPA Meeting!
     CIPA Colleagues: Please mark your calendars for Monday, June 13, 2016, and plan to attend our monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at Midstate College, 411 W. Northmoor Road, Peoria.   Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm,…
  • May 24

    Paralegal Opening!

    Paralegal Opening!
    HELP WANTEDA Canton law firm is searching for an experienced, motivated and organized paralegal. This full time position will consist of managing client files, handling daily correspondence received, drafting pleadings, and maintaining…
  • May 16

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!
    Thielen, Foley & Mirdo, LLC, an insurance defense law firm, is currently seeking aLegal Assistant/Paralegal. Candidates should possess the following: excellentorganizational and communication skills; a proactive work ethic; proficiency…
Rank this Week: 114

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/
  • May 25

    No Implied Warranty of Fitness for a Particular Purpose With Regard to Architectural and Design Services in Michigan...for Now

    No Implied Warranty of Fitness for a Particular Purpose With Regard to Architectural and Design Services in Michigan...for Now
    A recent case out of the Court of Appeals of Michigan, Albion College v. Stockade Buildings Inc., No. 322917 (behind paywall), gives us an example of a case where precedent was obeyed but one of the judges worried the precedent...
  • May 24

    How Bad Can a New Law Graduate’s Representation Be?

    How Bad Can a New Law Graduate’s Representation Be?
    Pretty darned bad! Imagine this: A law student starts giving professional legal advice while still in law school. The advice is rendered to a 78-year-old Chinese-American with limited English skills and experience with the American legal…
  • May 23

    Wait a Minute, George Zimmerman is Not a Man of His Words?

    Wait a Minute, George Zimmerman is Not a Man of His Words?
    Is it unthinkable to you that George Zimmerman would seek to profit from killing Trayvon Martin? No? How about reneging on one contract if he were to get an even more lucrative one? The latter has recently been shown to...
Rank this Week: 262

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 621

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • May 25

    Risk News (the Less Risky Way)

    Risk News (the Less Risky Way)
    This updated is basically a giant arrow to the May issue of the excellent Lawyer’s Lawyer Newsletter via Hinshaw, available in full here. This one is definitely full of the red meat issues we typically sniff all over the web for, neatly…
  • May 24

    Insight, Intelligence, Inspiration – Inception (and Beyond)

    Insight, Intelligence, Inspiration – Inception (and Beyond)
    With apologies for a bit of a blogging absence, and with great gratitude thanks to the many risk professionals who joined us last month in San Francisco at Inception 2016, (and to the many readers who popped up and proffered the secret risk…
  • Apr 7

    Disqualifications (Attempted), Patents (Pursued), Conflicts (Contested) & Malpractice (Alleged)

    Disqualifications (Attempted), Patents (Pursued), Conflicts (Contested) & Malpractice (Alleged)
    Several interesting updates to share today. First: "Skadden Hit With Malpractice Suit By Evergreen Creditors" -- "Lenders who are owed $90 million by bankrupt Evergreen International Aviation Inc. on Thursday made good on their vow to sue…
Rank this Week: 964

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/
  • May 25

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24
    The LSAC is now reporting that "As of 05/20/16, there are 335,605 applications submitted by 52,363 applicants for the 2016–2017 academic year. Applicants are up 1.2% and applications are up 1.7% from 2015–2016. Last year at this…
  • May 24

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968
    I have an oped on that subject (coauthored with my undergrad classmate Jim Bendat) on CNN.com. Here are the opening paragraphs: On a warm August night in 1968, the two of us joined thousands of other young people in front...
  • May 24

    More on Peer Review in Social Science

    More on Peer Review in Social Science
    Pamela Oliver (University of Wisconsin) has an excellent and comprehensive article in The American Sociologist on the problems of peer review in sociology. Here is the abstract: The sociology review process is broken. There are too many…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • May 25

    Thematic Focus: Statelessne

    Thematic Focus: Statelessne
    Event & opportunity:Funding opportunity: NGO Programs Benefiting Individuals at Risk of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic [info]- Proposal submission deadline is 6 June 2016.Side event: Statelessness Food for Thought: A Session at…
  • May 24

    News: World Humanitarian Summit

    News: World Humanitarian Summit
    The World Humanitarian Summit has now ended. There will no doubt be plenty of commentary on what was or was not accomplished, but in the mean time, here is the Chair's Summary of what took place during the last two days. You can also…
  • May 24

    Thematic Focus: Gender Issue

    Thematic Focus: Gender Issue
    "Asylum at Last?: Matter of A-R-C-G-'s Impact on Domestic Violence Victims Seeking Asylum," Cornell Law Review, vol. 101, no. 4 (2016) [full-text]"Does Matter of A-R-C-G- Matter That Much?: Why Domestic Violence Victims Seeking…
Rank this Week: 861

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 25

    Corporate governance may be good at regulating conflicts of interest but not externalitie

    Corporate governance may be good at regulating conflicts of interest but not externalitie
    In a post on the emissions scandal that's worth reading for lots of reasons, John Armour makes a point that I think undermines the basic premise of progressive corporate law insofar as it seeks to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 25

    The intersection of forum selection bylaws and books and records litigation

    The intersection of forum selection bylaws and books and records litigation
    Ann Lipton has a very interesting post on the strategic uses of the titular legal rules. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • May 25

    Rakoff reversed ... again

    Rakoff reversed ... again
    WSJ Law Blog reports: U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff has been reversed again. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Monday threw out a civil-fraud verdict against Bank of America... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 112

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday May 25, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by null (@wiselaw) on May 25, 2016 at 6:41am PDTFor an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person…
  • May 24

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week Of May 24, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week Of May 24, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on TwitterLiberals unveil transgender rights lawTransgender Canadians should 'feel free and safe' to be themselves under new Liberal billThe first law firm to hire a Watson-based "robot"…
  • May 19

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday May19, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by null (@wiselaw) on May 19, 2016 at 6:23am PDTIn determining entitlement to spousal support, Ontario courts consider the…
Rank this Week: 147

Strom Law Firm Blog

Strom Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://stromlaw.com/category/columbia-sc-lawyer-blog/
  • May 25

    SC Reviews Alternative Workers’ Compensation Plan

    SC Reviews Alternative Workers’ Compensation Plan
    South Carolina Considers Other Workers’ Compensation Legislation A number of states including Oklahoma and Texas currently allow employers to elect an employer injury plan over state mandated insurance coverage. South Carolina…
  • May 24

    La Caja Negra del Cuerpo Humano

    La Caja Negra del Cuerpo Humano
    Dispositivo usables para el seguimiento de la salud, como el Fitbit, pueden ser usados como evidencia Tecnología portátil de seguimiento de la salud está avanzando rápidamente y es extremadamente popular. De…
  • May 24

    Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit

    Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit
    DUI Fatality Lands Several Columbia Bars and Restaurants in Hot Water A lawsuit was recently filed against four local Columbia restaurants and bars for allegedly over serving alcohol to a customer who later caused a DUI accident resulting in…
Rank this Week: 610

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/
  • May 25

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case
    Last week the SEC announced insider trading charges against former-Dean Foods Company board member Thomas C. Davis and professional sports gambler, William “Billy” Walters of Las Vegas. Involved in the case is professional golfer, Phil…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)
    The Duke Law School will host the 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on November 18-19, 2016. CELS is a highly regarded interdisciplinary gathering that draws scholars from across the country and internationally and is…
  • May 24

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone
    Some time ago, I wrote the post Better Teaching Idea: Try to Notice When the Wind Is at Your Back. That post emerged from some observations while running, and today's post has the same origin. This month I have been...
Rank this Week: 212

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: 128

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • May 25

    ¿Por qué no podemos patentar el software? Razones técnicas y económica

    ¿Por qué no podemos patentar el software? Razones técnicas y económica
    FUENTE: Lic. Efraín Hernández González Abogado litigante y asesor jurídico. Director de H&Go Abogados y Asociados en Guanajuato, especializada en Propiedad Intelectual, Derecho Informático y Derecho…
  • May 24

    Sintetizan politécnicos moléculas para combatir enfermedades intrahospitalaria

    Sintetizan politécnicos moléculas para combatir enfermedades intrahospitalaria
      FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA ID La finalidad es crear fármacos que interrumpan la comunicación entre bacterias y disminuya su resistencia a antibióticos A nivel mundial se reportan cada año 1.4 millones…
  • May 24

    El CIO convoca a la estancia “Jóvenes de Excelencia

    El CIO convoca a la estancia “Jóvenes de Excelencia
    AUTOR: Boletín informativo FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA CONACYT   El Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica (CIO) recibirá a 30 estudiantes o egresados, nacionales y extranjeros de carreras afines a sus programas de…
Rank this Week: 558

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 244

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • May 25

    Crash — Not Accident

    Crash — Not Accident
    I will not call traffic crashes “accidents.” I will educate others about why “crash” is a better word. The post Crash — Not Accident appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security…
  • May 24

    Personal Freedom – Discover Which Laws Directly Affect Your

    Personal Freedom – Discover Which Laws Directly Affect Your
    After the U.S. Constitution was drafted, it went to the various states for approval, but many states objected to the draft as it didn’t address certain fundamental rights or personal freedoms. Two years later, the Bill of Rights was…
  • May 23

    Understanding the Legal Effects of Your Divorce

    Understanding the Legal Effects of Your Divorce
    A divorce can be one of the most emotionally upsetting events. Navigating the proceedings can be just as difficult, but understanding the legal effects can make the process more manageable. Initiating a Divorce The spouse who initiates a…
Rank this Week: 654

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
  • May 25

    Feliz día del Contador !! Tenemos regalos para ti.

    Feliz día del Contador !! Tenemos regalos para ti.
    Conoce el regalo que ElConta.Com tiene para ti colega contador. Solo por HOY y MAÑANA Continuar... Clic para leer mas en sitio original.
  • May 24

    Soy RIF. ¿Debo presentar la DIOT? Acá la respuesta.

    Soy RIF. ¿Debo presentar la DIOT? Acá la respuesta.
    En principio sí, sin embargo, estarán relevados de esta obligación siempre que presenten...... Clic para leer mas en sitio original.
  • May 24

    Sanciona SAT a 758 contadore

    Sanciona SAT a 758 contadore
    De acuerdo con el IMCP, el SAT revisa que los contadores hayan cumplido con sus obligaciones sin... Clic para leer mas en sitio original.
Rank this Week: 148

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 25

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2016
    Canada Search underway for armed suspect in Ottawa homicide, Canadian Press Verdict expected today in murder trial of Matthew de Grood, Canadian Press Serial killer's lawyer to appeal convictions on four counts of murder, Canadian…
  • May 24

    Environment, future of companies take back seat to creditors in oil well case

    Environment, future of companies take back seat to creditors in oil well case
    It’s being viewed as a win for the banks but a loss for insolvent oil companies and the environment. Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Neil Wittmann ruled last week in favour of insolvent Redwater Energy and against…
  • May 24

    Legal news roundup - May 24, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 24, 2016
    Canada Trial of Calgary man charged in five slayings to hear final arguments, Canadian Press Mounties told to turn on cameras when using force under interim policy, Canadian Press Crown to cross-examine accused killer of Tim Bosma in murder…
Rank this Week: 138

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 25

    University of Florida, Elsevier explore interoperability in the publishing space

    University of Florida, Elsevier explore interoperability in the publishing space
    “The University of Florida and Elsevier are unveiling a project to connect the institution’s repository of scholarly works to the larger network of publishing platforms, giving users a portal through which they can explore tens of…
  • May 24

    Libraries feel the eBook pinch

    Libraries feel the eBook pinch
    “The book worm has turned. Local libraries are making noise about eBook prices, saying that they pay multinational publishers up to five times more than average consumers do for the same titles. And libraries — including ones in…
  • May 24

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov
    “Last year’s most viewed new post on In Custodia Legis was Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov.  The email alerts are an excellent addition to the system that allow you to track a specific piece of legislation,…
Rank this Week: 142

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 169

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • May 25

    Deer Crashe

    Deer Crashe
    Illinois residents are no strangers to deer. Illinois has 4.4 million acres of forestland and if you live in the country or drive through the back lanes, you’re likely to see a few deer in fields or standing on the side of the road.…
  • May 24

    Why You Should Never Settle Your Auto Accident Quickly

    Why You Should Never Settle Your Auto Accident Quickly
    When you’ve been in an auto accident, you often need money to cover the repairs and your medical expenses right away. It can be tough pulling money from savings to have a working car again and get yourself better. Watching your…
  • May 23

    What Happens When The Driver Of A Car Is Not The Owner

    What Happens When The Driver Of A Car Is Not The Owner
    If you were in an auto accident where the at-fault driver wasn’t in their own car, you might be wondering who is ultimately responsible for the bill. Whose insurance do you call? The driver who was at fault for the crash has their own…
Rank this Week: 800

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • May 25

    Recent Criticism of the SEC: Fair or Unfair?

    Recent Criticism of the SEC: Fair or Unfair?
    Over the last few years, the SEC has been criticized for (1) failing to “consistently and aggressively enforce the securities laws and protect investors and the public,” (2) obtaining sanctions that amount to only a slap on the…
  • May 25

    Redacting Proprietary Information at the Initial Public Offering

    Redacting Proprietary Information at the Initial Public Offering
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandates that publicly-traded firms disclose a large array of information to investors. Because certain disclosures could cause competitive harm, the SEC allows firms to request confidential…
  • May 25

    Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Merger

    Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Merger
    In our paper, Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Mergers, recently published in the Journal of Financial Economics, we study how the joint ownership of target’s equity and debt affects investors’ behavior and outcomes of…
Rank this Week: 91

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

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

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • May 25

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data
    Every year about this time, the Attorney General posts and summarizes all of the Proposition 65 settlements from the preceding year, providing information about which settlements require reformulation of products, which require warnings,…
  • Apr 4

    What Chemicals Are Most Often Cited By Proposition 65 Bounty-Hunters?

    What Chemicals Are Most Often Cited By Proposition 65 Bounty-Hunters?
    About a year and a half ago, Cal Biz Lit took a look at all of the 60 day notices for the previous year (July 2013 through June, 2014) to see what chemicals were being cited for companies’ failure to...
  • Mar 31

    Coming in the Next Two Years: Revised Proposition 65 Safe Harbor Warning Regulations, Part II

    Coming in the Next Two Years: Revised Proposition 65 Safe Harbor Warning Regulations, Part II
    On Tuesday, CBL blogged about some of the new proposed Proposition 65 warnings. As promised, there is more, and here it is. OEHHA Tries and Fails to Solve The “Label” vs. “Labeling” Problem OEHHA’s Safe Harbor…
Rank this Week: 857

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

Featuring attorney reviews of expert witnesses, litigation consultants, mediators and arbitrators.

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
  • May 25

    Missouri passes expert witness legislation

    Missouri passes expert witness legislation
    In April, lawmakers in Missouri passed a bill that work to ensure that all experts who testify in court are actually experts.  This bill would allow expert testimony only after determining it was based on “sufficient facts”…
  • May 4

    Expert Witness Testimony in Death Cases Jeopardized in LA County with recent departure of County Coroner

    Expert Witness Testimony in Death Cases Jeopardized in LA County with recent departure of County Coroner
    Citing lack of personnel and resources, as well as a backlog in cases, Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner Dr. Mark Fajardo suddenly announced his resignation from the LA County Coroner’s office in March 2015.  Over 8,500 autopsies are…
  • Apr 14

    New Attorney Directory and International Listing

    New Attorney Directory and International Listing
    Courtroom Insight is proud to announce the launch of our new attorney directory and international functionality.  Clients may now use our powerful knowledge management system to share information about attorney referrals and/or opposing…
Rank this Week: 763

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 425

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/
  • May 25

    FOIA Lawsuit seeks information about denial of reproductive health care in Catholic hospital

    FOIA Lawsuit seeks information about denial of reproductive health care in Catholic hospital
    Rewire (May 24, 2016): ACLU Sues for Complaints Filed Against Catholic Hospitals for Denying Reproductive Health Care, by Nicole Knight Shine: The ACLU has brought an action under the Freedom of Information Act against the federal Centers for…
  • May 23

    El Salvador Releases Maria Teresa Rivera; Indiana Court to Decide Fate of Purvi Patel

    El Salvador Releases Maria Teresa Rivera; Indiana Court to Decide Fate of Purvi Patel
    On Friday, El Salvador released Maria Teresa Rivera, a 33-year old woman who was serving a 40 year prison sentence for aggravated homicide following a miscarriage. Hospital staff accused Rivera of having an abortion when she was brought to…
  • May 22

    Congressional Efforts to Prevent Use of RFRA to Discriminate

    Congressional Efforts to Prevent Use of RFRA to Discriminate
    ACLU Blog (May 18, 2016): The Religious Refusals Fight Comes to Washington, by Ian S. Thompson: When the Supreme Court remanded Zubik v. Burwell last week, it avoided answering questions about the limits of the Religious Freedom Restoration…
Rank this Week: 131

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Covers current events and issues in personal injury and medical malpractice law. By Levine & Slavit.

http://www.newyorkinjuries.com/blog
  • May 25

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation
    On February 13, a massive pileup on I-78 in Pennsylvania that involved 64 vehicles and sent 73 people to hospitals is currently under investigation. Among the three fatalities was a 50-year Long Island resident who died at the scene.
  • May 18

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015
    Recently, New York Daily News reported that in 2015, there were more than 2,800 personal injury claims filed by inmates in city jails against the New York City Department of Correction. This is a 27 percent…
  • May 9

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death
    It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. A mother brings her toddler in for a routine dental procedure and her child passes away. That is the reality for Betty Squire, a young Texas mother whose 14-month-old daughter, Daisy Lynn…
Rank this Week: 639

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/
  • May 25

    Rolnick on Indian Criminal and Juvenile Law

    Rolnick on Indian Criminal and Juvenile Law
    Addie Rolnick (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law) has posted two pieces on Indian criminal law. The first is Untangling the Web: Juvenile Justice in Indian Country (19 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 49,...
  • May 24

    "Dylann Roof Will Face Federal Death Penalty in Charleston Church Killings"

    "Dylann Roof Will Face Federal Death Penalty in Charleston Church Killings"
    From The New York Times. In part: In a separate seven-page filing in Federal District Court in Charleston, prosecutors cited nine aggravating factors, including that Mr. Roof had “expressed hatred and contempt towards African-Americans, as…
  • May 24

    Andraka-Christou on Drug Courts and Medeication-Assisted Treatment

    Andraka-Christou on Drug Courts and Medeication-Assisted Treatment
    Barbara Teresa Andraka-Christou has posted Essay: Improving Drug Courts Through Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Empirical studies demonstrate that medication-assisted treatment (including the use of…
Rank this Week: 83

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 25

    The Sleeper Issue for 2016: Our New Crime Wave

    The Sleeper Issue for 2016: Our New Crime Wave
    Crime has a predictable history as a campaign issue.  For the past couple of elections, when crime was low and falling, it was barely mentioned.  But when crime is surging, as it was in 1968, 1972, and 1988, crime policy...
  • May 24

    The Ferguson Effect and the Future of Sentencing Reform

    The Ferguson Effect and the Future of Sentencing Reform
    I wrote earlier today about the surge in violent crime across America and its roots in the "Ferguson effect," i.e., the intimidation of proactive policing.  Paul Mirengoff follows up with observations from this morning's American…
  • May 24

    Easiest Decision of the Year

    Easiest Decision of the Year
    The Justice Department has announced that it will seek the death penalty against Dylan Roof.  About a year ago, Roof sat in a pew in the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, SC. After an hour in which several parishoners were...
Rank this Week: 158

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 736

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 25

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution
    What does a meaningful anti-corruption revolution look like? I’ve already asserted this month that what’s going on in Brazil is best understood as a success story for anti-corruption reforms and the rule of law, if not for democracy…
  • May 24

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church
    I am a week late to this decision from Judge McConnell of the District of Connecticut, resolving a dispute between two congregations over ownership of a pair of historic rimonim (the deocorative bells that adorn a dressed Torah). The opinion…
  • May 23

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?
    There’s a joke in Olympic law circles: the host-nation organizing committee has 100 lawyers, and 99 of them do IP. The International Olympic Committee cares a lot about protecting its own and its sponsors’ intellectual property; no…
Rank this Week: 50

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 595

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • May 25

    W.D.Tex.: Criminal defense lawyers state 4A claim against jail phone co. for recording attorney-client call

    W.D.Tex.: Criminal defense lawyers state 4A claim against jail phone co. for recording attorney-client call
    The plaintiff lawyers group, an association of criminal defense lawyers, have standing in their own right and individually to complain of recording of attorney-client telephone calls from the Travis County Jail. They also state a claim under…
  • May 24

    D.Neb.: Consent also shown by def’s action of opening bag when requested

    D.Neb.: Consent also shown by def’s action of opening bag when requested
    Defendant consented to a search of his bag by one officer when others were present. Consent was also by implication by opening it when requested. United States v. Garcia, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66061 (D.Neb. May 19, 2016). Officers had…
  • May 24

    D.N.J.: Flight from a stop isn’t a seizure

    D.N.J.: Flight from a stop isn’t a seizure
    Defendant’s former girlfriend reported to police that he’d threatened her with a gun. Police found him exactly matching the description, and they got out of the car and told him to stop. He threw down his backpack and fled. The…
Rank this Week: 994

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 118

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Colorado Disruption

    Colorado Disruption
    Voters in Colorado are being asked to adopt a single payer medical system.Proposition 20 would enact Amendment 69 to the state Constitution, creating ColoradoCare to pay for medical services provided to all residents of the state regardless…
  • May 24

    Constitution Times Deuce

    Constitution Times Deuce
    The Flying None...2016 really is the year that challenges to workers' compensation's constitutionality is playing out across the nation in multiple jurisdictions under various theories.Kentucky governor, Matt Bevin, only the third Republican…
  • May 23

    Adjust The Portfolio

    Adjust The Portfolio
    Peter Lynch is probably one of the most famous investors ever.As the head of Magellan Fund for 13 years, he averaged returns of 29.2% annually. Assets under his management swelled from $18 million to $14 billion. Like a good athlete he left…
Rank this Week: 807

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • May 25

    Is Your Estate Planning Practice Ready for Summer?

    Is Your Estate Planning Practice Ready for Summer?
    With Memorial Day right around the corner, this weekend will see the start of a shift into summer mode. People may feel less inclined to dig deep into serious subjects like estate planning and preparation of their wills. They’ve got the…
  • May 24

    Did You Need Another Reason to Update Your Website to a Mobile Friendly Design?

    Did You Need Another Reason to Update Your Website to a Mobile Friendly Design?
    If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that Google updates its algorithms almost daily. Google doesn’t usually give out too much information about these changes to the general public, until something significant happens, like…
  • May 23

    Lost In Translation

    Lost In Translation
    Have you ever played the game “telephone”? Basically, one person whispers something to the person next to him or her and then the phrase is passed along a line until it reaches the last player. He or she then reveals (to everyone’s…
Rank this Week: 836