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Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 939

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 441

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 24

    The Top 6 Trump Administration Plagiarism Scandals (So Far)

    The Top 6 Trump Administration Plagiarism Scandals (So Far)
    President Trump's campaign and now Presidency have bore witness to a rise of plagiarism stories. Here's a breakdown of the main ones. The post The Top 6 Trump Administration Plagiarism Scandals (So Far) appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jan 24

    3 Count: TPP No More

    3 Count: TPP No More
    President Trump pulls U.S. out of TPP, Perfect 10 scores another defeat, this time over volitional conduct and children's book author sued for infringement. The post 3 Count: TPP No More appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jan 23

    3 Count: To Boldly Go…

    3 Count: To Boldly Go…
    CBS and Paramount reach settlement with Axanar, Russia Today briefly banned from posting links on FB and Kylie Jenner avoids litigation over Instagram. The post 3 Count: To Boldly Go… appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 505

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jan 24

    Bebchuk Leads SSRN’s 2016 Citation Ranking

    Bebchuk Leads SSRN’s 2016 Citation Ranking
    Statistics released publicly by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the end of 2016, Professor Lucian Bebchuk continued to lead SSRN citation rankings for law professors. Bebchuk ranked first among all law school…
  • Jan 24

    2016 Year in Review: Securities Litigation and Regulation

    2016 Year in Review: Securities Litigation and Regulation
    2016 was an active year in securities litigation. In the first half of 2016 alone, plaintiffs filed 119 new federal class action securities cases. It was also a busy year for SEC enforcement proceedings, with a record 868 cases filed, 548 of…
  • Jan 24

    Delaware Supreme Court Reverses El-Paso MLP Judgement On Standing Ground

    Delaware Supreme Court Reverses El-Paso MLP Judgement On Standing Ground
    The Delaware Supreme Court recently reversed a $171 million damages award in El Paso Pipeline GP Co., L.L.C. v. Brinckerhoff, ___ A.3d ___, 2016 WL 7380418 (Del. Dec. 20, 2016) (en banc), concluding that an MLP unitholder plaintiff lacked…
Rank this Week: 154

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 24

    Extreme Over-Reaction to Katie Rich's Tweet

    Extreme Over-Reaction to Katie Rich's Tweet
    You'd never know it from the news headlines, but as the San Francisco Chronicle reports, there are people supporting SNL's Katie Rich, who tweeted a joke about Barron Trump, deleted it and got suspended by NBC, notwithstanding her…
  • Jan 24

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    I'm tired of reading and writing about the man currently occupying the oval office and his family. Much more pleasant and garnering millions of views per video on Instagram is Nusret Gökçe, aka #SaltBae, the incredibly…
  • Jan 24

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    I'm tired of reading and writing about the man currently occupying the oval office and his family. Much more pleasant and garnering millions of views per video on Instagram is Nusret Gökçe, aka #SaltBae, the incredibly... [[…
Rank this Week: 3

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 24

    IAIABC Webinar Q&A: Not Everyone Wants To Return To Work

    IAIABC Webinar Q&A: Not Everyone Wants To Return To Work
    IAIABC recently hosted a webinar, Return to Work: A foundational approach to return to function, based on the IAIABC Return to Work whitepaper (access whitepaper here).  The goal of this session was for speakers to share the benefits and…
  • Jan 23

    Freeze Out Workers Comp Costs By Preventing Cold Stress Claim

    Freeze Out Workers Comp Costs By Preventing Cold Stress Claim
    Serious and even fatal conditions can result from cold stress. Any worker can be affected by cold stress, even those in near- freezing temperatures if they are not used to cold weather. New workers and those returning after time away are also…
  • Jan 20

    Piece Workers’ Comp Into the Enterprise Risk Puzzle

    Piece Workers’ Comp Into the Enterprise Risk Puzzle
    The term risk takes on a new meaning to forward thinking organizations. As noted by a leading Enterprise Risk Management software provider, Logic Manager, it is a Risk Based Approach to Business.   Risk is the overarching theme across…
Rank this Week: 345

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Commentaries on The King's Two Bodie

    Commentaries on The King's Two Bodie
    Law, Culture and the Humanities 13:1 has published a commentary section on Ernst Kantorowicz's classic work, The King's Two Bodies. Here are the abstracts:Stephanie Elsky, "Ernst Kantorowicz, Shakespeare, and the…
  • Jan 23

    Ely on Eminent Domain, Confiscation and Redistribution

    Ely on Eminent Domain, Confiscation and Redistribution
    James W. Ely Jr. Vanderbilt University Law School, has posted Are Eminent Domain and Confiscation Vehicles for Wealth Redistribution? A Skeptical View, which is forthcoming in volume 6 of the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference…
  • Jan 23

    Barbas's "Newsworthy"

    Barbas's "Newsworthy"
    Just out from the Stanford University Press is Newsworthy: The Supreme Court Battle over Privacy and Press Freedom, by Samantha Barbas, Professor of Law at University at Buffalo Law School.In 1952, the Hill family was held hostage by escaped…
Rank this Week: 151

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jan 24

    The Art Of Judging

    The Art Of Judging
    A new judicial ethics opinion from South Carolina reaches an unsurprising result: ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT OPINION NO. 2 - 2017 RE: Propriety of the Magistrate’s Court placing artwork for sale in the courthouse…
  • Jan 24

    Payday

    Payday
    The Georgia Supreme Court has accepted the voluntary license surrender of an attorney after two petitions for a sanction less than disbarment had been rejected by the court Temple, who became a member of the Georgia Bar in 1990, admits...
  • Jan 23

    Hail Concordia!

    Hail Concordia!
    My old Idaho colleague Mike Oths (formerly Idaho Bar Counsel and now Magistrate Judge) has advised me that his Professional Responsibility class at Concordia University School of Law picks out a "case of the day" from this blog to…
Rank this Week: 188

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jan 24

    Chicago, New York Heading in Opposite Directions on Crime; Where Does Milwaukee Stand?

    Chicago, New York Heading in Opposite Directions on Crime; Where Does Milwaukee Stand?
    To judge by some of the political rhetoric last fall, violent crime must be surging in our nation’s cities. Is that true? The answer may depend on which city you are talking about, and which neighborhood within that city. Consider the…
  • Jan 20

    A New Era: The Rule of Law in the Trump Administration

    A New Era: The Rule of Law in the Trump Administration
    Well, here we are, January 20, 2017, and Donald J. Trump has been sworn in as this nation’s 45th president, though he achieved that position by losing the popular vote by the widest margin of any winning candidate in recent history (2.9…
  • Jan 17

    Dick Enberg Offers Insights into the Incredible Al McGuire

    Dick Enberg Offers Insights into the Incredible Al McGuire
    Here’s a detail about Al McGuire you likely don’t know: Among his many habits, he liked to lie on the floor. Often, when he was in a hotel room, he would sleep through the night on the hard tile floor of a bathroom. Here’s…
Rank this Week: 878

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 866

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

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

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jan 24

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9261

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9261
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the eighteenth in a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9261 discusses the submission of documentary evidence and witness…
  • Jan 22

    Houston Woman Charged with Defrauding Professional Athlete

    Houston Woman Charged with Defrauding Professional Athlete
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Peggy Ann Fulford, 58, formerly of Houston and now residing in New Orleans, has been arrested and charged with wire fraud, mail fraud, interstate transportation of stolen property and money…
  • Jan 20

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9253

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9253
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: This is the seventeenth in a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9253 states that a respondent in a disciplinary proceeding has…
Rank this Week: 109

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 24

    What Are Pregnant Women's Rights on the Job?

    What Are Pregnant Women's Rights on the Job?
    What Are Pregnant Women’s Rights on the Job? Examining the patchwork of laws that protect women Even though women comprise about 47% of the U.S. workforce, issues surrounding pregnant women’s rights on the job can be…
  • Jan 16

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child
    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child Company misinformed staffer about her rights under the FMLA It’s sad but true: many companies take advantage of the fact that workers aren’t aware of their…
  • Jan 10

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?
    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal? When obesity is and isn’t covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Many people are aware that a company cannot refuse to hire you simply because of a disability. But what…
Rank this Week: 989

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 24

    Do’s and Don’ts When Negotiating an In-House Compensation Package

    Do’s and Don’ts When Negotiating an In-House Compensation Package
    Kimberly Lerman of Major, Lindsey & Africa gives her thoughts on negotiating an in-house compensation package: “Once you receive an in-house job offer, you have a lot more leverage with your potential new employer than…
  • Jan 23

    U.S. General Counsel are Bullish on Trump

    U.S. General Counsel are Bullish on Trump
    General counsel in the United States are generally positive about a Trump presidency, a recent survey reveals: “In a new survey, a majority of chief legal officers at U.S. companies expressed optimism that their business... The post…
  • Jan 19

    4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut

    4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut
    In law as with many jobs, years spent nose-down in documents can make you oblivious to the fact that you are in a career rut.  Do yourself a favor and take a quick self-assessment: “You... The post 4 Signs You’re Stuck in a…
Rank this Week: 144

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 24

    Silencing Nair Rodriguez: Of Pigs, Cowards And Killer Cop

    Silencing Nair Rodriguez: Of Pigs, Cowards And Killer Cop
    Nair Rodriguez has damn good reason to be angry and emotional. Her husband, Luis, was killed by police in front of her and her daughter, in Moore, Oklahoma. The underlying facts of this killing, which never made “big” news at the…
  • Jan 24

    NY Times To Resurrect The Serial Campus Rapist Myth

    NY Times To Resurrect The Serial Campus Rapist Myth
    Anyone with a smattering of knowledge about the wild west of campus sexual assault hysteria would know that the study by David Lisak was utterly, thoroughly, totally debunked. And, for a brief shining moment, it disappeared from the dialogue,…
  • Jan 23

    Bet You Can’t Read Just One

    Bet You Can’t Read Just One
    The posts at Fault Lines are, ahem, exceptional. If you want something to read that will really make you think, read Fault Lines. This is what you’ll find there today: By Thomas Johnson: SHOULD THE POLICE BE LEFT TO DECIDE WHO’S…
Rank this Week: 100

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Administrative Law Working Itself (Im)Pure

    Administrative Law Working Itself (Im)Pure
    For the Symposium on Adrian Vermeule, Law's Abnegation. Vermeuele's Law's Abnegation is written with style and verve. It is a bit repetitive at times, as if Vermeuele hopes to convince us of the correctness of his positions by asserting them…
  • Jan 23

    Stumbling into Obamacare Federalism

    Stumbling into Obamacare Federalism
    Federalism has various functions in our constitutional system.  But the picture of which functions matter most changes during periods of intense political polarization, intense federal government dysfunction, or both (and our current…
  • Jan 23

    A Long Arc of Deference or an Endless Cycle? Adding Internal Law and Politics to Adrian Vermeule’s Law’s Abnegation

    A Long Arc of Deference or an Endless Cycle? Adding Internal Law and Politics to Adrian Vermeule’s Law’s Abnegation
    Gillian Metzger For the Symposium on Adrian Vermeule, Law's Abnegation.             For progressives committed to strong administrative government, it’s been a tough couple of…
Rank this Week: 74

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Focuses on brain and spine injury awareness, education, news and information. By Timothy Titolo.

http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/
  • Jan 24

    Brain Injury Association of America January 2017 Update

    Brain Injury Association of America January 2017 Update
    January 13, 2017 Senate Votes to Repeal ACA in Budget Resolution The Senate conducted a “vote-a-rama” Wednesday night until early Thursday morning considering a number of amendments supported by Democrats to S. Con. Res. 3, the…
  • Jan 17

    Living With Brain Injury: Embracing the Future – Pacific Northwest Conference

    Living With Brain Injury: Embracing the Future – Pacific Northwest Conference
      34th Annual Brain Injury Conference   Living With Brain Injury: Embracing the Future   15th Annual Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference         Join Us March 9-11!   Come join us for the 15th…
  • Jan 10

    Obamacare versus Tort Reform

    Obamacare versus Tort Reform
    I found this blog post by  Ray Mullman  and include it here as a topic of current relevance given the political climate of our country in 2017. Replace Obamacare with Tort Reform? By Ray Mullman on January 10, 2017 Posted in…
Rank this Week: 985

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    Tick, tock

    Tick, tock
    Next Tuesday marks the end of this year's dreadful, pitiful ObamaCare Open Enrollment. Folks who sign before time runs out will have a March 1 effective date.Which of course means that they're uninsured for a month or so, so perhaps a Short…
  • Jan 23

    "X" for the Block!

    "X" for the Block!
    Last we looked, the previous administration was looking to hold up the proposed merger of Humana and Aetna:"The Department of Justice announced Thursday that it would file lawsuits against the proposed merger[s] ... there are [currently] five…
  • Jan 20

    Universal Life's Rocky Road: The Latest

    Universal Life's Rocky Road: The Latest
    As we've been saying for a long time, the first few Universal Life iterations contained the seeds of their own destruction. Flashing forward a bit, we more recently noted that carriers themselves seem to have a penchant for, shall we say,…
Rank this Week: 793

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Trump signs order withdrawing from Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Trump signs order withdrawing from Trans-Pacific Partnership
    US President Donald Trump [official website] signed a memorandum [text] Monday withdrawing the US from the Tran-Pacific Partnership (TPP) [NYT backgrounder]. The TPP, signed [JURIST report] nearly a year ago, was a trade pact between the US…
  • Jan 23

    Netanyahu lifts restrictions on settlement building in East Jerusalem

    Netanyahu lifts restrictions on settlement building in East Jerusalem
    [JURIST] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu [official website] said Sunday he will be lifting restrictions on Israelis building settlements in East Jerusalem. The statement said [Reuters report] “My vision is to enact sovereignty…
  • Jan 23

    Supreme Court declines to hear Texas appeal on voter ID law

    Supreme Court declines to hear Texas appeal on voter ID law
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday declined [order list, PDF] to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state’s voter identification requirements. The Republican-backed law had been considered one of the…
Rank this Week: 10

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Second Circuit clarifies qualified immunity analysi

    Second Circuit clarifies qualified immunity analysi
    This is part II of my discussion of Barboza v. D'Agata, a summary order issued on January 18, which grants qualified immunity to two police officers who arrested plaintiff for aggravated harassment after he send in a traffic ticket payment…
  • Jan 23

    Police win qualified immunity after arresting motorist for vulgarity

    Police win qualified immunity after arresting motorist for vulgarity
    It all started when plaintiff was pulled over for speeding. He plead guilty by mail. When he sent in his payment form, he wrote an obscenity on the form before mailing it in to the Town Court in Sullivan County. The police arrested him for…
  • Jan 20

    Free speech retaliation case dies on the vine

    Free speech retaliation case dies on the vine
    Public employees who sue their employers for retaliation arising from their free speech face a number of hurdles. The first hurdle is the plaintiff has to show he spoke as a citizen on a matter of public concern. Assuming the police can…
Rank this Week: 710

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jan 24

    Chancery Denies Quasi-Appraisal Remedy and Discusses Notice Requirements for Short-Form Merger Transaction

    Chancery Denies Quasi-Appraisal Remedy and Discusses Notice Requirements for Short-Form Merger Transaction
    Alexandra D. Rogin, an Eckert Seamans associate, prepared this overview. In the Court of Chancery’s opinion styled, In re United Capital Corp. Stockholders Litigation, C.A. No. 11619-VCMR (Del. Ch. Jan. 4, 2017), the plaintiff sought a…
  • Jan 19

    Chancery Upholds Pre-Suit Demand Refusal By Board

    Chancery Upholds Pre-Suit Demand Refusal By Board
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion demonstrates the formidable challenge that a stockholder faces when she attempts to proceed with a derivative claim in the face of a pre-suit demand that was refused by the board. In Andersen v.…
  • Jan 19

    Court Grants Dismissal Based on First-Filed Rule

    Court Grants Dismissal Based on First-Filed Rule
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. With the ever-increasing globalization of business, readers will appreciate this Court of Chancery opinion discussing dismissal based on the…
Rank this Week: 210

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jan 24

    UK judges change court rules on child contact for violent father

    UK judges change court rules on child contact for violent father
    From The Guardian: Senior judges are taking steps to end the presumption that a father must have contact with a child where there is evidence of domestic abuse that would put the child or mother at risk. The reforms are...
  • Jan 23

    You participated in the Women's March. Now what?

    You participated in the Women's March. Now what?
    From CNN: In the wake of historic demonstrations this weekend, Women's March organizers and participants say their message is unequivocal: We're just getting started. More than a million people worldwide took to the streets the day after the…
  • Jan 22

    Organizers Hope Women's March On Washington Inspires, Evolve

    Organizers Hope Women's March On Washington Inspires, Evolve
    From NPR: The day after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, Jan. 20, 2017, a march is slated to take place on the National Mall. It's being called the Women's March on Washington. (It was being referred to, somewhat controversially,…
Rank this Week: 831

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    Four Financial Steps to Take Before Divorce

    Four Financial Steps to Take Before Divorce
    Divorce is an emotional and overwhelming time in a person’s life. If you do not enter the divorce will the necessary financial information, the process may be even more overwhelming than anticipated. By taking certain…
  • Jan 11

    Adult Adoption in Virginia

    Adult Adoption in Virginia
    In most cases, when one thinks of adoption, they imagine a child being taken into a loving “forever” home. Virginia law, however, allows for the adoption of an adult, though specific circumstances must apply. For instance, a…
  • Jan 4

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce
    Prospective parents, when considering their options, may choose the international adoption route. When deciding whether or not this option is best for your family, it is important to have an idea what that process will look like. Some of the…
Rank this Week: 367

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Jan 24

    Charter School Operator Sues Superintendent for Criticizing Him, Court Throws Out Lawsuit

    Charter School Operator Sues Superintendent for Criticizing Him, Court Throws Out Lawsuit
    Baker Mitchell, Jr. runs charter schools in North Carolina. When his application for a new one went forward a few years ago, it drew criticism from the superintendent of the local school district. The superintendent purportedly made a lot of…
  • Jan 23

    Lawsuit Alleges West Virginia Public School System Offers Bible Classe

    Lawsuit Alleges West Virginia Public School System Offers Bible Classe
    Somehow, every year the Freedom from Religion Foundation manages to find cases that, if the allege facts are accurate, boggle the mind because the obvious constitutional problems they raise. This year is no different. The organization just…
  • Jan 23

    Does Money Matter in Education? Bruce Baker's New Report Says Ye

    Does Money Matter in Education? Bruce Baker's New Report Says Ye
    In 2012, Bruce Baker released a report that surveyed all the literature on the effects of school funding. It was the first singnificant survey of the literature since Greenwald, Hedges and Laine's study from the mid-1990s. Baker has now…
Rank this Week: 962

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/
  • Jan 24

    Park et al. on Economics of Cybercrime

    Park et al. on Economics of Cybercrime
    Jiyong Park, Daegon Cho, Jae Kyu Lee and Byungtae Lee (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) - College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) - College of Business, KAIST Business School…
  • Jan 23

    "Microsoft Asserts Clients’ Rights in FBI E-Mail Searches Fight"

    "Microsoft Asserts Clients’ Rights in FBI E-Mail Searches Fight"
    From Bloomberg Technology, via NACDL news scan: Microsoft Corp.’s effort to halt the FBI’s so-called sneak-and-peek searches of e-mails may ride on whether it’s allowed to defend its customers’ constitutional rights. The judge who…
  • Jan 23

    "Minnesota court on the Fifth Amendment and compelling fingerprints to unlock a phone"

    "Minnesota court on the Fifth Amendment and compelling fingerprints to unlock a phone"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: On appeal, Diamond argued that the government violated his Fifth Amendment rights because the government made Diamond select which finger to use. Specifically, Diamond argued that he…
Rank this Week: 85

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Panelists discuss new accounting standards at PLI’s European securities regulation program

    Panelists discuss new accounting standards at PLI’s European securities regulation program
    By Jacquelyn LumbSEC Chief Accountant Wesley Bricker was among the panelists at the Practising Law Institute’s conference on securities regulation in Europe, which addressed new accounting standards, international financial reporting…
  • Jan 23

    Shareholder suit focuses on Time Warner’s Non-GAAP merger metric

    Shareholder suit focuses on Time Warner’s Non-GAAP merger metric
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.Shareholders of Time Warner, Inc. allege the company’s board misled them by filing a materially deficient proxy that left out information about how the company calculated certain non-GAAP financial measures…
  • Jan 20

    Mattel fends off suit over $11.5M severance

    Mattel fends off suit over $11.5M severance
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.A shareholder failed to make the case that Mattel wrongfully refused to attempt to recover $11.5 million in severance and consulting payments from its former chairman and CEO. Mattel’s press release announcing the…
Rank this Week: 426

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    Sabra Hummus Recalls Again: Could You Sue for Listeria?

    Sabra Hummus Recalls Again: Could You Sue for Listeria?
    In November, Sabra Hummus released a statement that they would recall a majority of their products due to possible listeria contamination. This forced grocery stores around the country to remove the items from their shelves, forced customers…
  • Jan 18

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?
    When a woman is pregnant, her needs are often set aside for the needs of the baby growing inside of her. Unfortunately, when physicians focus more on the infant, they tend to neglect the mother’s health. The mother is critical to a…
  • Jan 17

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is typically diagnosed in young children, but some are diagnosed in their teens or even into adulthood, depending on the level of care they receive. The numbers of teens and adults diagnosed are…
Rank this Week: 458

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Could “The Last Jedi” Actually Be Practicing Religion in Your Workplace?

    Could “The Last Jedi” Actually Be Practicing Religion in Your Workplace?
    Yesterday, news came out that Episode 8 (I mean, VIII) of the Star Wars series would be named “The Last Jedi”. Which reminded me about an article in The New York Times I saw a few weeks ago that I had been meaning to write about.…
  • Jan 19

    New York (State and City) Imposes New Rules for Freelancers, State Contract

    New York (State and City) Imposes New Rules for Freelancers, State Contract
    My colleagues, Clarisse Thomas, Keegan Drenosky and I have been busy keeping track of the developments in New York which may impact Connecticut employers with cross-border business.  Here are two of the most recent developments.…
  • Jan 18

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

    Connecticut Legislative Session Preview: Is a New State Overtime Rule In Play?
    The Connecticut General Assembly is back in session and with significant budget deficits looming, it’s not going to be an easy year for legislators. From a labor and employment law session, once again it will be interesting to see what…
Rank this Week: 354

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Andrew Puzder’s view of women should disqualify him as Secretary of Labor

    Andrew Puzder’s view of women should disqualify him as Secretary of Labor
    On Saturday, millions worldwide (2.6 million, according to USA Today) marched for women’s rights. On February 2, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee will hold its confirmation hearing for Labor Secretary nominee…
  • Jan 23

    On the news: Hyman on reckless employee tweets and our new President

    On the news: Hyman on reckless employee tweets and our new President
    Last Thursday morning I received a call from Mike Brookbank, a reporter for WEWS, our local ABC affiliate. “I saw your quotes on Money.com on how to post on social media about President Trump without losing your job. I’m pitching…
  • Jan 20

    WIRTW #445 (the “dynamic duo” edition)

    WIRTW #445 (the “dynamic duo” edition)
    Last weekend was School of Rock weekend for the Hyman family. My kids showed a packed club what they’ve been working on for the past four months. Norah never disappoints when she performs (or in life, for that matter). Some 10…
Rank this Week: 340

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • Jan 24

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick
    Sitting for long hours, indoors, staring at a computer and shoveling in bad food at work isn’t just a bad idea, it can be devastating to your health. I know, it seems almost counter-intuitive: Worker safety standards globally at are an…
  • Jan 24

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick
    Sitting for long hours, indoors, staring at a computer and shoveling in bad food at work isn’t just a bad idea, it can be devastating to your health. I know, it seems almost counter-intuitive: Worker safety standards globally at are an…
  • Jan 23

    Shake Your Moneymaker: Get Paid in 2017

    Shake Your Moneymaker: Get Paid in 2017
    Lawyers and money do not go together like peas and carrots. Actually, let me rephrase that: Lawyers and talking about money do not go together like peas and carrots. Lawyers and managing money do not go together like peas and carrots. And…
Rank this Week: 562

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jan 24

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick
    Sitting for long hours, indoors, staring at a computer and shoveling in bad food at work isn’t just a bad idea, it can be devastating to your health. I know, it seems almost counter-intuitive: Worker safety standards globally at are an…
  • Jan 24

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick

    Desk-icide: Seven Ways Your Workplace Is Making You Sick
    Sitting for long hours, indoors, staring at a computer and shoveling in bad food at work isn’t just a bad idea, it can be devastating to your health. I know, it seems almost counter-intuitive: Worker safety standards globally at are an…
  • Jan 23

    Shake Your Moneymaker: Get Paid in 2017

    Shake Your Moneymaker: Get Paid in 2017
    Lawyers and money do not go together like peas and carrots. Actually, let me rephrase that: Lawyers and talking about money do not go together like peas and carrots. Lawyers and managing money do not go together like peas and carrots. And…
Rank this Week: 411

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 907

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: 467

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 24

    22,000 Live

    22,000 Live
    New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait wrote an article on the Republicans’ responsibility for health care now that Republicans control every aspect of the federal government. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that 18…
  • Jan 23

    Deductibles and Premiums Increase Under Trumpcare

    Deductibles and Premiums Increase Under Trumpcare
    Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., issued the following news release: U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today offered an amendment to the Senate Republican’s Budget Resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) in an effort to prevent Congress from considering any future…
  • Jan 23

    Trump’s Executive Order

    Trump’s Executive Order
    Vox had an article explaining President Trump’s executive order on the Affordable Care Act instructing the federal government to dismantle the Affordable Care Act “to the maximum extent permitted by law” even though…
Rank this Week: 201

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jan 24

    Bruhl on Standing in Multiple Plaintiff Case

    Bruhl on Standing in Multiple Plaintiff Case
    Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl (William & Mary Law School) has posted One Good Plaintiff is Not Enough on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article concerns an aspect of Article III standing that has figured in many of the highest-profile…
  • Jan 24

    Bessler on the Influence of Beccaria on American Law

    Bessler on the Influence of Beccaria on American Law
    John D. Bessler (University of Baltimore - School of Law) has posted The Italian Enlightenment and the American Revolution: Cesare Beccaria's Forgotten Influence on American Law (Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2017)…
  • Jan 23

    Halpin on Hohfeld & Rule

    Halpin on Hohfeld & Rule
    Andrew Halpin (National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law) has posted Hohfeld and Rules (In "The Legacy Of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major Works, Select Personal Papers, And Original Commentaries (Shyam Balganesh, Ted Sichelman…
Rank this Week: 32

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    School Bus Driver Wants Religious Exemption From Fingerprints In Background Check

    School Bus Driver Wants Religious Exemption From Fingerprints In Background Check
    A former bus driver for the company that transports Altoona, Pennsylvania school students has filed a religious discrimination suit in federal district court in Pennsylvania.  According to yesterday's Altoona Mirror, a recently enacted…
  • Jan 24

    Malaysian Politician Wants Ruling On Sharia Court Conviction

    Malaysian Politician Wants Ruling On Sharia Court Conviction
    In Malaysia, Parliament member Khalid Abdul Samad last month was fined RM2,900 (the equivalent of $650 (US)) by the lower shariah court for giving a religious talk without having religious credentials in violation of Section 119 (1) of…
  • Jan 24

    Court Says Environmentalism Is Not A Religion

    Court Says Environmentalism Is Not A Religion
    In Krause v. Tulsa City-County Library Commission, (ND OK, Jan. 23, 2017), a Oklahoma federal district court dismissed plaintiff's complaint that "fake" recycling bins in the downtown Tulsa library unconstitutionally burden his practice…
Rank this Week: 34

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Jan 24

    Should You Use a Private Inspector?

    Should You Use a Private Inspector?
    We’ve all been there – waiting longer than expected on a plan review or a routine inspection. It happens all too often, especially when there’s an uptick in construction activity. To overcome some of these delays, many…
  • Jan 17

    Why Dropped Objects Should Have You Worried

    Why Dropped Objects Should Have You Worried
    So what’s the big deal. One of your workers drops a handful of screws off the side of a 30th-floor hi-rise work site. It’s just a bunch of screws. What possible damage could they cause? Well, according to the Bureau... Read…
  • Jan 10

    Do You Arbitrate or Litigate?

    Do You Arbitrate or Litigate?
    Contractors and their lawyers understand arbitration is often the preferred method for the resolution of a construction dispute. It is a standard clause in most construction contracts. But what happens if an agreement is not very clear and…
Rank this Week: 886

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Columbia Journal Of Tax Law Publishes New Issue

    Columbia Journal Of Tax Law Publishes New Issue
    The Columbia Journal of Tax Law has published Vol. 8, No. 1: Rifat Azam (Radzyner), Minimum Global Effective Corporate Tax Rate as General Anti-Avoidance Rule, 8 Colum. J. Tax L. 5 (2017) Shu-Yi Oei (Bostson College) & Diane M. Ring…
  • Jan 24

    The U.K.'s Threat To Weaponize Tax Is No Bluff

    The U.K.'s Threat To Weaponize Tax Is No Bluff
    Bloomberg View: The U.K.'s Threat to Weaponize Tax Is No Bluff, by Mark Gilbert: The U.K. government is threatening to give its post-Brexit economy a shot in the arm by reducing corporate taxes to become a sort of…
  • Jan 24

    California Bar Exam Carnage Extends To Out-Of-State Law School

    California Bar Exam Carnage Extends To Out-Of-State Law School
    Following up on my previous posts (links below): Daily Record, How Out-of-State Schools Fared on California Bar Exam: Newly released data for California’s July 2016 bar exam reveal a strong performance from graduates of most top-tier,…
Rank this Week: 60

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jan 24

    Divorce Issues: Calculating Spousal Support

    Divorce Issues: Calculating Spousal Support
    Each state has its own guidelines for calculating spousal support. Generally, factors which may be considered in determining alimony include:. The length of the marriage The needs of the recipient The relative earnings of each party Career…
  • Jan 20

    Personal Red Flags of Fraud

    Personal Red Flags of Fraud
    As victims of occupational fraud reflect on crimes committed against their companies, they wonder if there were any signs that a fraud was occurring. They wonder how a trusted employee could steal from the company. Sadly, frauds are committed…
  • Jan 18

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data
    In high net worth divorce cases, there are often large volumes of data. The lifestyle analysis will rely on a detailed examination of bank, credit card, and investment statements. High levels of spending mean a large amount of data. In this…
Rank this Week: 39

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    The Top Ten TTAB Decisions of 2016 [Part 2]

    The Top Ten TTAB Decisions of 2016 [Part 2]
    Here is the second half of the TTABlog's "top ten" list of 2016 TTAB decisions. Part 1 may be found here. If you would have selected other cases for the top ten, please say so in the comments.Noble House Home Furnishings, LLC v. Floorco…
  • Jan 23

    The Top Ten TTAB Decisions of 2016 [Part 1]

    The Top Ten TTAB Decisions of 2016 [Part 1]
    The TTABlogger has once again chosen the ten TTAB decisions that he considers to be the most important and/or interesting from the previous calendar year (i.e., 2016). This is the first of two posts, the first five selections being set out…
  • Jan 20

    TTAB Test: Is "DEUTSCHER FUSSBALL-BUND" Merely Descriptive of Clothing and Soccer Gear?

    TTAB Test: Is "DEUTSCHER FUSSBALL-BUND" Merely Descriptive of Clothing and Soccer Gear?
    The USPTO refused registration of the mark shown below, for varous clothing items and for soccer gear because applicant refused to disclaim the term DEUTSCHER FUSSBALL-BUND (translated as GERMAN SOCCER FEDERATION). Applicant did disclaim that…
Rank this Week: 556

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    Yesterday the court issued additional orders from its conference of January 19, granting no additional cases and denying review in a case involving a high-profile challenge to a Texas voter ID law. The court also denied review in a challenge…
  • Jan 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: PLIVA, Inc. v. Kohles 16-684 Issue: Whether the prohibition on private enforcement of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act precludes state-law tort claims predicated on allegations that a generic drug…
  • Jan 23

    Potential nominee profile: Thomas Hardiman

    Potential nominee profile: Thomas Hardiman
    Over the weekend, reports indicated that President Donald Trump’s shortlist for a nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia nearly a year ago has apparently gotten even shorter, with Jan…
Rank this Week: 11

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jan 24

    Contract Theory: A View From the Other Side of the Altantic

    Contract Theory: A View From the Other Side of the Altantic
    Martijn W. Hesselink, Contract Theory and EU Contract Law, in Research Handbook on EU Consumer & Contract Law (Christian W. Twigg-Flesner ed., forthcoming), available at SSRN.Eyal ZamirSome analyses are particularly suitable for novices,…
  • Jan 23

    Infusing Civil Rulemaking with Economic Theory

    Infusing Civil Rulemaking with Economic Theory
    Paul Stancil, Substantive Equality and Procedural Justice, Iowa L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Linda MullenixFor the most part, civil procedure teachers are dedicated doctrinalists. Nothing wrong in that, especially if well…
  • Jan 20

    We Are Family, Aren’t We? Modern Families and Outdated Probate Law

    We Are Family, Aren’t We? Modern Families and Outdated Probate Law
    Danaya C. Wright, Inheritance Equity: Reforming the Inheritance Penalties Facing Children in Nontraditional Families, 25 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 1 (2015).Camille DavidsonIn her article, Inheritance Equity: Reforming the…
Rank this Week: 630

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 24

    Supreme Court roundup

    Supreme Court roundup
    I’ve written about Antonin Scalia’s role in the late 1970s and early 1980s as editor of Regulation magazine, and more references to his work there came up at several panels during the recent Federalist Society lawyers convention,…
  • Jan 23

    Overlawyered’s 50,000th comment

    Overlawyered’s 50,000th comment
    Our 50,000th approved comment is this one, by Gitarcarver late yesterday. Thank you to our commenters, both veteran and new, who add greatly to our discussions. Tags: about the site, open threads and commenter posts Overlawyered’s…
  • Jan 23

    Obama’s limp win rate at SCOTUS

    Obama’s limp win rate at SCOTUS
    The Obama administration won only 50.5 percent of its cases before the Supreme Court, an unusually low rate historically. The number can be seen as an outlier, or as “part of a trend that started after the Reagan administration, which…
Rank this Week: 21

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 498