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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Would Trump and Lochte Have Received Acceptance of Responsibility Reductions?

    Would Trump and Lochte Have Received Acceptance of Responsibility Reductions?
    Criminal defense lawyers in federal courts in this nation on an average plead 35 defendants guilty for every one they take to trial. Accordingly, many criminal defense lawyers are not much more "trial lawyers" than the many big firm…
  • Aug 23

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence
    In June 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Judge George Levi Russell III, presiding) granted Reddy Annappareddy a new trial on the grounds that the prosecutors presented false evidence to the jury at his first…
  • Jul 20

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA
    Earlier this month, the UK Serious Fraud Office announced the approval by Lord Justice Leveson of the country's second deferred prosecution agreement. Readers may recall that the implementation of a DPA process is relatively new in the UK…
Rank this Week: 372

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court of Minnesota:  State v. Bakken, 2016 WL 4126390 (Supreme Court of Minnesota 2016).  This court is examining an issue the Court of Appeals of New Mexico addressed last…
  • Aug 22

    Theft of Services, the 4th Amendment and Name, DOB and Phone Number

    Theft of Services, the 4th Amendment and Name, DOB and Phone Number
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Georgia:  State v. Hill, 2016 WL 3751806 (2016). The Court of Appeals begins the opinion by explaining that[t]his case involves allegations that James Brandon Hill…
  • Aug 19

    Second-degree Burglary, Mutilated Bras and Email

    Second-degree Burglary, Mutilated Bras and Email
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Minnesota:  State v. Deitering, 2016 WL 4262976 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDouglas Deitering faced a second-degree burglary charge for…
Rank this Week: 441

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Aug 24

    Two Ex-Brokers Pocketed $5M in Client Fund

    Two Ex-Brokers Pocketed $5M in Client Fund
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC recently won a court order which froze the assets of two former brokers (James Hugh Brennan III, 67, and Douglas Albert Dyer, 56), who raised more than $5 million from clients and…
  • Aug 23

    SEC Bars Adviser for Defrauding Client

    SEC Bars Adviser for Defrauding Client
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:On August 8, 2016, the SEC permanently barred a former adviser of Invest Financial named Alan Gold of Wilmette, Illinois for defrauding clients of nearly $2 million and using some of the…
  • Aug 22

    Spouse Dispute Leads to $625,000 FINRA Award

    Spouse Dispute Leads to $625,000 FINRA Award
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:FINRA ruled against Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Global Markets in a case that alleged that a husband siphoned more than half a million dollars from his wife while acting as her financial…
Rank this Week: 93

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 720

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    JAY HOGAN AND BILL RICHEY HAVE BOTH PASSED AWAY

    JAY HOGAN AND BILL RICHEY HAVE BOTH PASSED AWAY
    It was an era when being a criminal defense attorney meant being a trial lawyer. And two of the very best trial lawyers of that era were Jay Hogan and Bill Ritchey and both have passed away within the last 24 hours. Jay Hogan was one of…
  • Aug 22

    JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2016- WHO YA GONNA VOTE FOR?

    JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2016- WHO YA GONNA VOTE FOR?
    Early voting has started for the judicial elections. People are talking. There is a buzz...oh wait, that's the Judge Stan Blake Memorial WiFi which still doesn't work a damn (Blake was instrumental in getting the first wi-fi system…
  • Aug 21

    BREAKING NEWS ..... JUDGE STANFORD BLAKE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT ......

    BREAKING NEWS ..... JUDGE STANFORD BLAKE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT ......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:To paraphrase a line from the infamous 1971 movie DIRTY HARRY .......... "You’ve got to ask yourself one question. DO YOU FEEL LUCKY?"For the past 22 years we have been very lucky. Thousands of…
Rank this Week: 109

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 24

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar
    [We hear that there are still some seats available for this seminar, so we are moving this up.  If you are interested, please sign up right away.]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for…
  • Aug 24

    Mayeri reviews Turk on "Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace"

    Mayeri reviews Turk on "Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace"
    Writing for JOTWELL's Legal History Section, former LHB guest blogger Serena Mayeri (University of Pennsylvania) has posted an admiring review of Katherine Turk's Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace…
  • Aug 24

    Orford on International Law and the Historical Method

    Orford on International Law and the Historical Method
    Anne Orford, Melbourne Law School, has posted International Law and the Limits of History, which appeared in The Law of International Lawyers: Reading Martti Koskenniemi, ed. W. Werner, A. Galán, and M. de Hoon (Cambridge University…
Rank this Week: 60

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 24

    Supreme Court Is Fodder for Late-Summer Reading

    Supreme Court Is Fodder for Late-Summer Reading
    That the title of Tony Mauro's Law.com article here, about the "new era of Supreme Court literature" we're enjoying right now. Books noted in the article include:Secret JusticeThe Advocate's DaughterGuilty MindsLouis D. Brandeis, American…
  • Aug 24

    Settled Statements statement

    Settled Statements statement
    2/7 publishes an opinion today on settled statements, here, that begins:Litigants in California may exercise their right to appeal without obtaining and transmitting to the Court of Appeal a verbatim transcript of the oral proceedings in…
  • Aug 24

    The Recorder to go 100% digital in September

    The Recorder to go 100% digital in September
    In News about the News:The Recorder's last print issue will be Sept. 26. After that, it's online only! Details here.1. How is The Recorder being reinvented?The Recorder will expand our news and enterprise coverage through our daily digital…
Rank this Week: 333

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Excellent Resource for Researching Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationship around the Globe

    Excellent Resource for Researching Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationship around the Globe
    If you are interested in the legal issues surrounding same-sex relationship and marriage around the globe, the librarians at Jones Day have compiled an excellent resource for you to start the research. The Legal Recognition of Same-Sex…
  • Aug 19

    Bloomberg Law Debuts New Tax Research Platform

    Bloomberg Law Debuts New Tax Research Platform
    Bloomberg Law: Tax is a brand-new, stand-alone, comprehensive tax research platform designed by tax practitioners for practitioners.  It is remarkably easy to navigate and search.  A quick glance at the home page…
  • Aug 11

    West Academic Study Aids: New Online Access for the Law School!

    West Academic Study Aids: New Online Access for the Law School!
    Hello students!  As summer is wrapping up, we in the library excitedly anticipate seeing campus buzzing again.  To help you get back in the swing of things, consider checking out the new access to West Academic Study Aids.…
Rank this Week: 629

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 146

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Aug 24

    New law allows people to enter others car to rescue trapped overheated animal

    New law allows people to enter others car to rescue trapped overheated animal
    A new Massachusetts law allows people to enter other people’s cars to rescue trapped, overheated animals, if the owners cannot be found.Governor Charlie Baker signed “An Act Preventing Animal Suffering and Death” on Friday.…
  • Aug 23

    Wells Fargo Bank pays $4 million over faulty student loan processing practice

    Wells Fargo Bank pays $4 million over faulty student loan processing practice
    Wells Fargo Bank will pay $4 million to end allegations by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that it used illegal payment processing practices which increased costs to borrowers. The CFPB stated that thousands of student-loan…
  • Aug 20

    Army committed $6.5 trillion accounting fraud in one year according to IG’s office

    Army committed $6.5 trillion accounting fraud in one year according to IG’s office
    The Defense Department’s Inspector General has  released a report on the US Army’s accounting, which states  that the Army had made $6.5 trillion in “improper adjustments” ($2.8T in one quarter!) to make its…
Rank this Week: 950

New York Appellate Law Blog

New York Appellate Law Blog

Covers significant tort and insurance coverage decisions in New York's Appellate Courts, cases which have been granted leave to appeal to the New York Court of Appeals, and other practice tips or information regarding appeals to New York's Appellate Courts. By Mauro Lilling Naparty LLP.

http://mlnappeals.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 997

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Aug 24

    University of Saskatchewan and Nunavut Arctic College partner for JD program

    University of Saskatchewan and Nunavut Arctic College partner for JD program
    For the first time in more than a decade, Nunavut Arctic College will be offering a law degree program in Iqaluit. Through a partnership with the University of Saskatchewan outlining a five-year fixed-term contract, the university’s…
  • Aug 24

    Legal news roundup - Aug. 24, 2016

    Legal news roundup - Aug. 24, 2016
    Canada Ontario animal rights activist who gave water to pigs begins trial today, Canadian Press Richard Henry Bain found guilty of second-degree murder, Canadian Press OPP seek driver of black compact car in fatal crash, Canadian…
  • Aug 23

    LPP programs kick off for third year in pilot project

    LPP programs kick off for third year in pilot project
    Ontario’s Law Practice Programs are kicking off for another year this week, marking the third year of the Law Society’s Pathways pilot project. Ryerson University’s LPP program kicked off yesterday with 270 candidates…
Rank this Week: 115

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 51

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 331

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Hemel And Maynard Push Boundaries Of Equity In Ohio State Tax Workshop

    Hemel And Maynard Push Boundaries Of Equity In Ohio State Tax Workshop
    Stephanie Hoffer (Ohio State), Hemel and Maynard Push Boundaries of Equity in Recent Workshops: As part of its summer workshop series, Ohio State’s Moritz College of Law invites junior scholars to present works-in-progress. This summer, we…
  • Aug 24

    Treasury Department White Paper:The European Commission And Transfer Pricing

    Treasury Department White Paper:The European Commission And Transfer Pricing
    U.S. Department of the Treasury White Paper, The European Commission's Recent State Aid Investigations of Transfer Pricing Rulings (Aug. 24, 2016): The U.S. Department of the Treasury (“U.S. Treasury Department”) shares the European…
  • Aug 24

    Congressional Staffer Charged With Failure To File Tax Returns On $170,000 Salary For Five Year

    Congressional Staffer Charged With Failure To File Tax Returns On $170,000 Salary For Five Year
    Department of Justice Press Release, Congressional Staffer Charged with Failure to File Tax Returns for Five Years: A congressional staffer was charged yesterday with five counts of willfully failing to file a tax return, announced Principal…
Rank this Week: 34

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    $85,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Shoulder Injury

    $85,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Shoulder Injury
    Adding to this site’s archived ICBC case summaries involving shoulder injuries, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Campbell River Registry, assessing damages for a rotator cuff tear requiring surgical…
  • Aug 23

    $65,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for “Persistent Myofascial Pain”

    $65,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for “Persistent Myofascial Pain”
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing damages for a chronic back injury. In today’s case (Cirillo v. Mai) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2012 collision where her vehicle…
  • Aug 17

    Defense Expert Appointment Dismissed for “Waiting at their Peril”

    Defense Expert Appointment Dismissed for “Waiting at their Peril”
    Unpublished reasons for judgement were recently released by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, dismissing a defence application for an independent medical assessment for being brought too late in the process. In the recent case (Bains…
Rank this Week: 371

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Something completely different from CALI

    Something completely different from CALI
    CALI - Computer Assisted Legal Instruction - has just published a coloring book that reinforces legal research skills titled "What Color is your C.F.R.?" You can download your own free copies at CALI's eLangdell Bookstore.
  • Aug 24

    Updated LexisNexis Law School home page

    Updated LexisNexis Law School home page
    Just in time for the new school year Lexis Nexis has "refreshed" their Law School landing page.  According to Lexis, "The new intuitive design is easier to use, provides quicker access to content, and offers responsive design on…
  • Aug 11

    New PLI online treatises for July 2016

    New PLI online treatises for July 2016
    To find these titles, just go to our PLI search page and enter the title in the top search box. TREATISE UPDATES: • Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance Release #2, • Corporate Political Activities…
Rank this Week: 793

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable
    The missus has been volunteering this year with the Austin Justice Coalition, and I really liked their recently announced agenda on police accountability, which included proposals to:Improve Austin PD's use of force policy (or in APD's…
  • Aug 21

    How much could local taxpayers save by eliminating arrests for petty misdemeanors?

    How much could local taxpayers save by eliminating arrests for petty misdemeanors?
    In Kentucky, legislators are facing a revanchist push by Democrats to overturn 2011 legislation passed by that Republican-controlled body to reduce incarceration levels in local jails. What interested Grits most, though was the remarkable…
  • Aug 21

    Texas Lege should decarcerate, close prisons to cut TDCJ budget

    Texas Lege should decarcerate, close prisons to cut TDCJ budget
    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice released its legislative appropriations request last week, but declined to identify four percent of its budget to cut as demanded by legislative leadership, reported the Texas Tribune. Instead, they…
Rank this Week: 84

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Aug 24

    Final ‘blacklisting’ rule and guidance: What do they mean?

    Final ‘blacklisting’ rule and guidance: What do they mean?
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. The much anticipated final Federal Acquisition Rule and Labor Department guidance implementing President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order have been released and will be published in the Federal…
  • Aug 24

    Free speech challenge to ordinance banning union’s inflatable rat punctured by mootness issue

    Free speech challenge to ordinance banning union’s inflatable rat punctured by mootness issue
    By Dave Strausfeld, J.D. Mootness may doom a union’s First Amendment challenge to a local sign ordinance that banned it from placing giant inflatable rats on a roadway median opposite a construction site it was picketing, held the…
  • Aug 24

    No more direct, indirect, convincing mosaic ‘tests’; evidence is evidence

    No more direct, indirect, convincing mosaic ‘tests’; evidence is evidence
    By Joy P. Waltemath, J.D. Tossing distinctions between “direct” and “indirect” evidence in employment discrimination cases, as well as the use of “convincing mosaic” as a legal test, the Seventh Circuit…
Rank this Week: 420

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 202

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Aug 24

    On Describing the Law Library’s Hispanic Legal Documents Collection

    On Describing the Law Library’s Hispanic Legal Documents Collection
    This is a guest post by Patience Tyne. Patience is working in the Collection Services Division of the Law Library of Congress as part of the Library of Congress’s Junior Fellows Program. The program’s focus is to increase access…
  • Aug 23

    Law Library of Congress to Commemorate Constitution Day

    Law Library of Congress to Commemorate Constitution Day
    At noon on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, the Law Library of Congress will host an event featuring board-certified forensic psychiatrist Dr. Robert Maman. Dr. Maman will discuss the rights of persons living with mental illness in the United…
  • Aug 22

    Inside the New Mexico Supreme Court – Pic of the Week

    Inside the New Mexico Supreme Court – Pic of the Week
    As a law librarian, I always try to spend some of my vacation time visiting local law libraries.  This year, while visiting the New Mexico Supreme Court Library, I was also able to take a peek at the New Mexico State Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 448

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Aug 24

    "Irrationality and Pathology of Beliefs"

    "Irrationality and Pathology of Beliefs"
    "Irrationality and Pathology of Beliefs" by Eisuke Sakakibara has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Just as sadness is not always a symptom of mood disorder, irrational beliefs are not always symptoms of…
  • Aug 21

    "21 Selected Abstracts from the Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers"

    "21 Selected Abstracts from the Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers"
    "21 Selected Abstracts from the Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers" by Veljko Dubljevic has been published in the most recent issue of Neuorethics: Abstract The organizers and members of the international abstract review…
  • Aug 17

    "Psychopathy, Mental Time Travel, and Legal Responsibility"

    "Psychopathy, Mental Time Travel, and Legal Responsibility"
    "Psychopathy, Mental Time Travel, and Legal Responsibility" by Andrew Vierra has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Neil Levy argues that the degree to which psychopaths ought to be held blameworthy for their…
Rank this Week: 463

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Turkish forces crossed the border into Syria today in Turkey’s largest yet military involvement in the Syrian conflict, coordinating with US forces to push the Islamic State out of the group’s stronghold in the town of Jarablus.…
  • Aug 24

    A House Divided: Why Partitioning Libya Might Be the Only Way to Save It

    A House Divided: Why Partitioning Libya Might Be the Only Way to Save It
    Editor's Note: This post originall appeared on Markaz. *** History repeats itself, it is often said. The strife facing modern-day Libya—strife largely born of and fueled by internal, sometimes tribal divisions—is only the latest…
  • Aug 24

    Nick Asks the NSA: Shadow Brokers and the Leaking Ship

    Nick Asks the NSA: Shadow Brokers and the Leaking Ship
    For the second installation of Nick Asks the NSA, I offer Congress my services as to what questions in their oversight capacity they should be asking NSA about the Shadow Broker leak. It now safe to say that the "Equation Group" leak by…
Rank this Week: 65

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 24

    Dividing Property in a California Divorce

    Dividing Property in a California Divorce
    If you are a resident of Los Angeles County and are headed for a divorce, you will surely have questions about your rights to marital property and your obligations to pay off certain debts acquired before, during, and after your marriage…
  • Aug 15

    Domestic Violence Restraining Order

    Domestic Violence Restraining Order
    Domestic violence is a common and widespread problem that affects various families across the state; it impacts all races and religions and economic classes. Often (but not always), physically or emotionally abusive behaviors are passed …
  • Aug 9

    A Father's Rights Under California Law

    A Father's Rights Under California Law
    If you are a father, or a presumed father (one that is assumed to be a child’s father, but it has yet to be legally established), your rights to your child at this point in time depend on whether you were ever married to the…
Rank this Week: 690

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Family Fight Heats up for Entertainment and Media Family Business Worth Billion

    Family Fight Heats up for Entertainment and Media Family Business Worth Billion
    n May, Redstone eliminated Philippe P. Dauman from his position as chief executive of Viacom and George S. Abrams from the trust that will control Restone's companies in the event of his death or if he is determined to be mentally…
  • Aug 20

    7th Circuit Allows Priority to Victim Claims for Fiduciary Breache

    7th Circuit Allows Priority to Victim Claims for Fiduciary Breache
    Under the doctrine of quantum meruit, if an attorney takes over a case from another attorney and pursues it to a successful conclusion, the original attorney is entitled to be paid for the work he did on the case. The district court found…
  • Aug 15

    Nevada Supreme Court Finds Noncompete Agreement Overly Broad

    Nevada Supreme Court Finds Noncompete Agreement Overly Broad
    The problem, according to the Nevada Supreme Court, was that Golden Road's noncompete agreement was too restrictive to be enforceable. The contract forbade the employee from any employment, affiliation, or service with any gaming…
Rank this Week: 627

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/
Rank this Week: 389

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

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 436

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    More "Interesting" UL New

    More "Interesting" UL New
    A few months ago we blogged on a lawsuit against TransAmerica Life regarding the cost of insurance (COI) in their Universal Life products. At the time, we noted that this was most likely an uphill battle, seeing as how every single UL…
  • Aug 24

    Blogging for The Pelican State

    Blogging for The Pelican State
    Longtime readers may recall the extraordinary outpouring of support for those hit by Katrina; we were glad to help raise much needed funds for those most deeply affected.Flash forward 11 years, and folks in Louisiana are once again facing…
  • Aug 23

    Death, Accidentally

    Death, Accidentally
    So, working on a new (to me) group client, and one of the things we're looking at is the group term life insurance. They're currently with a carrier that's not known for this product (they tend to more individually-tailored plans), and so I…
Rank this Week: 406

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)
    Now that many (if not most) trial courts no longer provide a court reporter, it's gotten tougher to prepare and transmit the record to the Court of Appeal -- something that's a prerequisite to success on appeal.  You can't just simply…
  • Aug 23

    Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 23, 2016)

    Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 23, 2016)
    The question is whether cockfighting is categorically a crime of moral turpitude such that it gets you deported and ineligible for relief.The particular case isn't an especially heinous one either.  Judge Owens artfully puts it this way,…
  • Aug 23

    People v. Miranda (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2016)

    People v. Miranda (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2016)
    "This case involves a razor-blade-shank attack by 'Southside' gang members on a Los Angeles County jail inmate who refused to stab another inmate at the gang’s behest."Yikes.  More evidence that being in jail is no fun at all.…
Rank this Week: 231

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 24

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: This evening, I will be in Washington, DC watching the Washington Nationals host the Baltimore Orioles, attending the game with a DC-based baseball superfan. As a result, additional posts will appear here on Thursday…
  • Aug 24

    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank"

    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank"
    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 24

    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections."

    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections."
    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections." So begins an opinion that Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton issued today on behalf of a unanimous…
Rank this Week: 27

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 24

    ABA Commission on Future of Legal Services Respond

    ABA Commission on Future of Legal Services Respond
    Two weeks ago I wrote in a post here that I was struck that none of the 28 professionals on the Commission Roster of the ABA’s Commission on Future of Legal Services were technology entrepreneurs who had founded, guided or …
  • Aug 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.
    On August 23rd, 1991, the public gained access to the world wide web, designed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN. Now here’s Tuesday’s Top 10 in Law…
  • Aug 22

    Maybe I am young at heart

    Maybe I am young at heart
    The New York Times’ Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) reports that people, especially in the 18 to 34 age group, increasingly want to see live events such as the Olympics as they happen, whether on televison or a mobile device.…
Rank this Week: 13

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Top Wealth Managers with Questionable Record

    Top Wealth Managers with Questionable Record
    Forbes recently published a list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors. This list is published annually and rates thousands of advisors based on asset under their management, revenue, experience, and compliance. The Malecki Law team noticed…
  • Aug 23

    BROKER REPORT: Brett Baffa

    BROKER REPORT: Brett Baffa
    Malecki Law’s team of investment fraud attorneys are interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding broker Brett A. Baffa. Mr. Baffa was most recently licensed through NYLife Securities before being terminated by the…
  • Aug 22

    FINRA Files Complaint Against Broker Craig Dima for Unauthorized Trades in a Senior Citizen’s Securities Account

    FINRA Files Complaint Against Broker Craig Dima for Unauthorized Trades in a Senior Citizen’s Securities Account
    It was reported by Reuters on August 20, 2016 that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) filed a complaint against a broker alleging that they broker engaged in unauthorized trading in the account of a senior aged investor.…
Rank this Week: 896

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Aug 24

    Blog Post: Calif. Legislature Delivers Climate Change Package To Gov.

    Blog Post: Calif. Legislature Delivers Climate Change Package To Gov.
    The California Legislature on Wednesday delivered the second half of a two-part climate change bill package, giving the body additional oversight of the powerful Air Resources Board and emphasizing direct regulation of facilities.
  • Aug 24

    Blog Post: BIA Awards $8.7M To Tribes To Address Climate Change

    Blog Post: BIA Awards $8.7M To Tribes To Address Climate Change
    The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Wednesday announced that 63 federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations had been awarded a total of $8.7 million to bolster their efforts to tackle climate change and its impact on tribal…
  • Aug 24

    Blog Post: House Science Chair Rips Mass. AG Over Subpoena Rejection

    Blog Post: House Science Chair Rips Mass. AG Over Subpoena Rejection
    The House Science Committee chair on Wednesday chastised Massachusetts’ attorney general for refusing to comply with a subpoena requesting documents related to that state’s investigation of a possible climate change cover-up by…
Rank this Week: 336

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm
    M. E. Bontempi; L. Lambertini; and E. Medeossi examine Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firms. ABSTRACT: Studies about innovation find evidence of a positive relationship between technological advancement…
  • Aug 24

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm
    Sven Heim, Kai Hüschelrath, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, and Maurizio Strazzeri estimate The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firms. ABSTRACT: We estimate the causal impact of restructuring aid granted by the…
  • Aug 24

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing
    Sharat Ganapati (Dept. of Economics, Yale University) ; Joseph S. Shapiro (Cowles Foundation, Yale University) ; and Reed Walker (University of California, Berkeley, IZA, & NBER) examine Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S.…
Rank this Week: 42

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture
    On October 25-27, 2016, Christine Chinkin (London School of Economics - Law) will deliver the 2016 Sir Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures at the University of Cambridge. The topic of the lectures is: "International Law and Women, Peace and…
  • Aug 24

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015
    Robert McCorquodale (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) & Jean-Pierre Gauci (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) have published British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015 (Brill | Nijhoff…
  • Aug 24

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2016, no. 3) is out. This is a special issue on "Three Centuries of Arbitration for Peace." The table of contents is here.
Rank this Week: 50

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    In Re: Aramack Sports: Boating Accidents and Jurisdiction

    In Re: Aramack Sports: Boating Accidents and Jurisdiction
    In re: Aramack Sports, a case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, involved a recreational boating accident in which four people were killed.  All of the victims were adults who had rented a boat from defendant for use…
  • Aug 21

    Nursing Home Negligence Cited in Scathing State Review of Brockton Facility

    Nursing Home Negligence Cited in Scathing State Review of Brockton Facility
    The aides and nurses at the Braemoor Health Center lacked the fundamental knowledge necessary to save the life of a dementia patient suffering a heart attack in their care. The facility also neglected to inform state officials of the death,…
  • Aug 18

    Parkinson’s Disease Linked to Head Trauma

    Parkinson’s Disease Linked to Head Trauma
    Following the death of boxing legend Mohammad Ali earlier this summer, there has been a lot of news coverage about Parkinson’s disease in recent weeks.  There has also been a lot of head injury and concussion news as result of the…
Rank this Week: 746

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test when Pulled Over for DUI?

    Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test when Pulled Over for DUI?
    Whenever a driver is stopped under suspicion of DUI, the law enforcement officer asks if the driver is willing to submit to a Standard Field Sobriety Test. There are reasons to refuse this test. In most cases, these tests are voluntary and an…
  • Aug 22

    How Manslaughter or Murder Charges are Determined in a DUI Accident

    How Manslaughter or Murder Charges are Determined in a DUI Accident
    Drinking and driving can result in a DUI accident. These tragic accidents can lead to fatalities that are devastating to everyone involved, especially the loved ones left behind. Death of a loved one in an accident is a huge loss to deal…
  • Aug 18

    Understanding the Different Types of Theft Charge

    Understanding the Different Types of Theft Charge
    Theft is one of the most common criminal charges that are charged. However, it is often called by many names. Theft, robbery, larceny, embezzlement, and fraud are just a few of the names associated with a theft charge. So, what is the…
Rank this Week: 174

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 215

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 24

    Federal appeals court upholds Ohio early voting cut

    Federal appeals court upholds Ohio early voting cut
    The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit [official website] on Tuesday upheld [opinion, PDF] cuts to early voting in Ohio as well as the elimination of the so-called “Golden Week” in which voters could register and cast their…
  • Aug 24

    Ukraine prosecutors file charges against 18 top Russia official

    Ukraine prosecutors file charges against 18 top Russia official
    [JURIST] Prosecutors in Ukraine on Monday announced charges [Interfax-Ukraine report] against 18 top Russian officials over the annexation of Crimea in March 2014. During a press conference Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko [112 UA profile]…
  • Aug 24

    Bangladesh factory collapse trial postponed

    Bangladesh factory collapse trial postponed
    [JURIST] A Bangladesh court on Tuesday postponed the trial of 18 people facing charges stemming from a 2013 garment factory collapse that resulted in the deaths of more than 1,100 people. Approximately 130 witnesses [Al Jazeera report] were…
Rank this Week: 12

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    FDA: Liquid Marijuana Synthetic Approved for Cancer, AIDS Patient

    FDA: Liquid Marijuana Synthetic Approved for Cancer, AIDS Patient
    Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) quietly approved a drug called Syndros, which is a synthetic form of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Its use is limited to patients who are suffering from AIDS and cancer.…
  • Aug 22

    Obama Frees Record 214 Federal Drug War Prisoners, More Work Left to Do

    Obama Frees Record 214 Federal Drug War Prisoners, More Work Left to Do
    Recently, President Obama commuted the sentences of a record 214 federal inmates, which was the largest single-day commutations grant in our national history. It means the total number of presidential commutations the president has issued is…
  • Aug 20

    Marijuana Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passed by California Assembly

    Marijuana Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passed by California Assembly
    Lawmakers in California put us one step closer to shutting down the practice of asset forfeiture law that gives the government the right to seize cash, cars, real estate and other property solely on the belief that it has been used to further…
Rank this Week: 506

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Chicago: Murders Increase as Detectives Decrease:  The city with up to 90 shootings a week and a murder rate on track to hit the highest level in nineteen years is losing detectives.  Since 2008, the number of detectives in the...
  • Aug 24

    Selling Acce

    Selling Acce
    Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan report for AP:More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money - either personally or through companies or groups - to the Clinton...
  • Aug 23

    Selecting Families for Presidential Consolation

    Selecting Families for Presidential Consolation
    The AP reports that President Obama today met with the family of Alton Sterling, a black man shot last month by Baton Rouge police.  The story mentions (in one sentence) that he also met with the families of the three...
Rank this Week: 220

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 24

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth
    CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 14-0696, 2016 MT 214, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAVID THOMAS WEISBARTH, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.
    CIVIL – GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR DA 15-0141, 2016 MT 213, IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF, A.M.M., An Incapacitated Person.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Blake

    OPINION: State v. Blake
    CRIMINAL – SEXUAL ASSAULT DA 14-0053, 2016 MT 212, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. THERON JAMES BLAKE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 17

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Aug 24

    Can Destroying Cultural Objects be Prosecuted as a War Crime?

    Can Destroying Cultural Objects be Prosecuted as a War Crime?
    On August 22 the International Criminal Court prosecuted Malian Islamic extremist, Ahmad al-Faqi al Mahdi, for a war crime. Faqs’s criminal activity, to which he pleaded guilty, was the destruction of Sufi shrines in Timbuktu, the…
  • Aug 23

    NPR on the Surreal Story of…Who is the Author of This Painting?

    NPR on the Surreal Story of…Who is the Author of This Painting?
    I’m quoted in this NPR story regarding the case of Doige vs. Doig, or rather, who made this painting?
  • Aug 15

    Four Letter Word for: What is a Jointly Held Work?

    Four Letter Word for: What is a Jointly Held Work?
    A 91-year-old visitor to the Neues Museum, Hannelore K., filled in an empty crossword that was part of an artwork by Arthur Köpcke. According to her lawyer, Ms. K. was following the instructions “insert words” and is…
Rank this Week: 363

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 24

    Robert Ciacco (Network 1 Financial) Has Two Regulatory Sanction

    Robert Ciacco (Network 1 Financial) Has Two Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that New York-based Network 1 Financial Securities broker Robert Ciacco Jr. has been the subject of customer complaints and…
  • Aug 24

    Matthew Lilleberg Has Unauthorized Trading Complaint

    Matthew Lilleberg Has Unauthorized Trading Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Minnesota-based Moloney Securities broker/adviser Matthew Lilleberg has been the subject of customer complaints. The…
  • Aug 23

    William Lellyett (Raymond James) Has Customer Complaint

    William Lellyett (Raymond James) Has Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 16, 2016 indicate that Georgia-based Raymond James & Associates broker/adviser William Lellyett, Jr. has been the subject of several…
Rank this Week: 92