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Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 216

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • May 23

    Gregory Van Winkle Terminated from Securities Firm

    Gregory Van Winkle Terminated from Securities Firm
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that Indiana-based IFS broker Gregory Van Winkle has been the subject of more than two dozen customer complaints. The…
  • May 23

    Gregory Fisher (Jeffries) Subject of 15 Customer Complaint

    Gregory Fisher (Jeffries) Subject of 15 Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that Georgia-based Jefferies broker Gregory Fisher has been the subject of more than a dozen customer complaints. The…
  • May 23

    Peter Voldness Has Three Regulatory Sanction

    Peter Voldness Has Three Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that Minnesota-based Emergent Financial Group broker Peter Voldness has been sanctioned by FINRA. The securities and…
Rank this Week: 82

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

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

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 142

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Lax & Neville LLP.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 250

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • May 23

    WA Siding Company Cited 7th Time for Safety Violation

    WA Siding Company Cited 7th Time for Safety Violation
    A Battle Ground, WA siding company faces a substantial fine from the state after being cited for workplace safety violations involving fall hazards for the seventh time in four years. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries…
  • May 23

    States consider workers comp reform

    States consider workers comp reform
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.businessinsurance.com Workers comp reforms covering a variety of issues have been passed or are under consideration in numerous states. Below is a roundup of recent laws…
  • May 19

    The New Overtime Rule – Impacts on Workers’ Comp Claim

    The New Overtime Rule – Impacts on Workers’ Comp Claim
    The Overtime Rule In 2014, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to update the overtime regulations to reflect the original intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and to simplify and modernize the rules so they’re easier…
Rank this Week: 592

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • May 23

    Broker Spotlight: Daniel Pacheco (LPL Financial)

    Broker Spotlight: Daniel Pacheco (LPL Financial)
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that former Florida-based LPL Financial broker Daniel Pacheco is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment…
  • May 23

    Jonathan Legg Has Customer Complaint

    Jonathan Legg Has Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that DC-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Jonathan Legg has received customer complaints. The securities and investment…
  • May 23

    Broker Spotlight: Joseph McErlean

    Broker Spotlight: Joseph McErlean
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 17, 2016 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott broker/adviser Joseph McErlean has received settled or pending customer…
Rank this Week: 186

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 178

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • May 23

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident
    Ching Fong Liu, 82, was killed in a car accident in La Habra the night of May 19, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Arbolita Drive. Officers…
  • May 17

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash
    One person was killed in a fiery car crash in Orange, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car accident occurred the night of May 12, 2016 at the…
  • May 5

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash
    Robert Telles Jr., 25, a U.S. Marine was killed in a rollover crash in Orange the morning of May 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal rollover crash occurred on the northbound 57 Freeway near the…
Rank this Week: 38

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 23

    The Professor is Stumped: Today's Corporate Law Question

    The Professor is Stumped: Today's Corporate Law Question
    When an incumbent board of directors claims that a potential proxy insurgent has failed to comply with an advance notice bylaw, who decides whether the bylaw has been satisfied? The board (subject to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • May 21

    Ridge Lytton Springs (Dry Creek Valley) 2010

    Ridge Lytton Springs (Dry Creek Valley) 2010
    Dinner tonight was short ribs in pomegranate juice and a sweet potato gratin from Paleo Perfected . The Lytton Springs was a nice complement. It's still a big, firm wine with a potent tannic and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 20

    Phil Mickelson and the ITSA settlement club (with a sidebar on gambling)

    Phil Mickelson and the ITSA settlement club (with a sidebar on gambling)
    The NYT reports that: Phil Mickelson has five major golf championships and countless endorsement deals. Thomas C. Davis, a former investment banker, has a Harvard pedigree and a country club... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 95

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars: Call For Submission

    Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars: Call For Submission
    From Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylvania Law, a call for submissions:Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars (American Society for Legal History)Named after the late Kathryn T. Preyer, a distinguished historian of the law of early America known for…
  • May 23

    In Tandem: The Law and Cycling

    In Tandem: The Law and Cycling
    Gabrielle J. Appleby, University of New South Wales, and Adam Webster, University of Adelaide, School of Law, have published Cycling and the Law at 39 UNSW Law Journal 129 (2016). Here is the abstract. There is a strong connection between…
  • May 22

    A History of the Interracial Romance on Film

    A History of the Interracial Romance on Film
    Rebecca Sun discusses the history of the interracial romance on screen here for The Hollywood Reporter. 
Rank this Week: 368

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case
    The US Supreme Court declined to hear the Dow case, which left intact the decision of the Federal Circuit onsupplemental damages. Reuters reported:At issue were $28 million in supplemental damages plus interest that a federal judge awarded to…
  • May 22

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing
    The University of Chicago Maroon discusses a report mentioning an ethical issue with a chemistry grad student who was ghost writing:The report only included one expulsion, which was given to a Chemistry doctoral student who was found to have…
  • May 22

    CBS Sunday Morning does design issue on May 22, 2016

    CBS Sunday Morning does design issue on May 22, 2016
    Charles Osgood did the design issue of CBS Sunday Morning on May 22, 2016 from Newport, Rhode Island.Martha Teichner did the cover story: Dressing down: The rise of athleisure. Lee Cowan did urban architecture.In the "small wonders" section…
Rank this Week: 88

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 844

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • May 23

    How to Create a Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan

    How to Create a Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan
    If one of your goals is to become more proficient at social media marketing, then you need to follow the advice of Yogi Berra, who said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”…
  • May 19

    4 Steps to Generate Leads and Referrals from Public Speaking

    4 Steps to Generate Leads and Referrals from Public Speaking
    I am in San Francisco today speaking at the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) annual national convention. I’m well into the double-digits for the number of speeches I’ve given this year and even…
  • May 18

    How to Stop Stressing Over Social Media

    How to Stop Stressing Over Social Media
    Fear of the unknown is a basic human instinct, and we see it every day when it comes to attorneys and social media.  But with 82% of online adults using social media, it’s time to face your fears! One way to face your fear is to…
Rank this Week: 955

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • May 23

    Chris Peterson Article on CFPB Enforcement

    Chris Peterson Article on CFPB Enforcement
    Christopher Lewis Peterson of Utah has written Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Law Enforcement: An Empirical Review, forthcoming in the Tulane Law Review. Here's the abstract: In the aftermath of the U.S. financial crisis, Congress…
  • May 23

    Politico: Uncovering the 'astroturf' firm behind the CFPB attack ad

    Politico: Uncovering the 'astroturf' firm behind the CFPB attack ad
    Here. Excerpt: The campaign is being run by Lincoln Strategy Group, a political consulting firm Tempe, Ariz. Its founder, Nathan Sproul, has been linked to several instances of suspected voter fraud and barred from Republican Party contracts.…
  • May 23

    Consumer Law Is Everywhere, Even on the Bar Exam

    Consumer Law Is Everywhere, Even on the Bar Exam
    Well, on the July 2015 MPT anyway. Go here, then scroll down to the Bryan Carr problem beginning on page nine for a problem drawing on the Truth in Lending Act. (HT: Genevieve Hebert Fajardo)
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • May 23

    Wife Accused Of Baby Murder May Nor Represent Attorney Spouse In Attorney Incapacity Proceeding

    Wife Accused Of Baby Murder May Nor Represent Attorney Spouse In Attorney Incapacity Proceeding
    A non-attorney spouse may not represent her husband in proceedings involving alleged incapacity as an attorney, according to a recent decision of the Law Society for Upper Canada Tribunal Hearing Division. This is a capacity application under…
  • May 23

    Diversion Violation Draws Indefinite Suspension

    Diversion Violation Draws Indefinite Suspension
    An attorney who violated conditions of diversion imposed in light of trust accounting lapses has been indefinitely suspended by the Maryland Court of Appeals. This attorney discipline action involves a lawyer who, while representing her…
  • May 23

    Greenmen

    Greenmen
    The New Jersey Supreme Court has censured a father and son for failure to cooperate with a random audit of law firm trust accounts. The Disciplinary Review Board report tells the story respondents attempt to minimize what is a blatant...
Rank this Week: 207

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • May 23

    Department of Justice Investigating Virginia Governor

    Department of Justice Investigating Virginia Governor
    Gov. Terry is the subject of a federal investigation surrounding contributions to his gubernatorial campaign. The Department of Justice is Continued on Next Page
  • May 23

    Arkansas Special Session Adjourned Sine Die

    Arkansas Special Session Adjourned Sine Die
    On May 23, the Third Extraordinary Session of the 90th General Assembly adjourned sine die. The primary focus of the Continued on Next Page
  • May 23

    Virginia Governor Approves Changes to Ethics Law

    Virginia Governor Approves Changes to Ethics Law
    Last week, Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed Senate Bill 692, approving changes to the state’s ethics laws yet again. Among the Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 673

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

Discusses nursing home neglect & abuse, medical malpractice, consumer protection and civil rights.

http://reinanlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 23

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case
    The Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C. represents the surviving spouse of Gerald Propp in her claims brought against Mr. Propp’s former assisted living facility, Atria Park of Applewood in Lakewood, Colorado. As detailed in...
  • Apr 8

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project
    To read the article, including J Reinan’s comments on this hotly contested local issue, follow the link here: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_29742965/northeast-denver-flood-control-project-could-spark-lawsuit
  • Apr 1

    Jordana Griff Gingrass Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Under Age 40

    Jordana Griff Gingrass Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Under Age 40
    Reinan Law attorney, Jordana Griff Gingrass, has received the prestigious honor of being named Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40 in the state of Colorado. The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (“NAOPIA”) is...
Rank this Week: 105

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 23

    Two Cities in Canada

    Two Cities in Canada
    The D&O Diary was on assignment in Canada last week for meetings and to attend a PLUS Canadian Chapter event in Montréal. It was a short sunlit visit to our Northern neighbor, but it was just long enough for a bit of foreign…
  • May 19

    Guest Post: The SEC’s Renewed Focus on Financial Reporting and Financial Fraud

    Guest Post: The SEC’s Renewed Focus on Financial Reporting and Financial Fraud
    While financial fraud has always been an important enforcement target for the SEC, the agency recently has shown increased attention to financial reporting cases. In the following guest post, Robert F. Carangelo, Paul A. Ferrillo and Andrew…
  • May 18

    Guest Post: Supreme Court Rejects Federal Jurisdiction over State Law Claims that Do Not Necessarily Raise Exchange Act Issue

    Guest Post: Supreme Court Rejects Federal Jurisdiction over State Law Claims that Do Not Necessarily Raise Exchange Act Issue
    Among the decisions that the Supreme Court issued this past Monday was its unanimous ruling in Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. v. Manning (here), in which the Court held that the ’34 Act’s  exclusive federal…
Rank this Week: 638

Krebs Law Firm Blog

Krebs Law Firm Blog

Provides information to injury victims in Southwest Missouri. By Jason Krebs.

http://www.krebslawoffice.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Missouri School Bus Accident Lawyer

    Missouri School Bus Accident Lawyer
    Missouri School Bus Accident Lawyer Your kids are the most precious things in your world. When you put them on a bus you entrust the school district and the bus driver they have chosen to keep your kids safe and […] The post Missouri…
  • May 12

    Free Social Security disability evaluation for Missouri resident

    Free Social Security disability evaluation for Missouri resident
    Free Social Security disability evaluation for Missouri residents. Think you may qualify for disability in Missouri? Would you like a free evaluation to know you chances? Want answers on what you can do to benefit your family? The Krebs Law…
  • May 12

    Free Social Security disability evaluation for Arkansas resident

    Free Social Security disability evaluation for Arkansas resident
    Free Social Security disability evaluation for Arkansas residents. Think you may qualify for disability in Arkansas? Would you like a free evaluation to know you chances? Want answers on what you can do to benefit your family? The Krebs Law…
Rank this Week: 927

Financial Industry Review

Financial Industry Review

Covers asset management, litigation, and rating agencies. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/financial/
  • May 23

    Commission Summary of Contributions on EU Regulatory Framework

    Commission Summary of Contributions on EU Regulatory Framework
    The European Commission has published a summary of contributions received to the ‘Call for Evidence’ on an EU regulatory framework for financial services. The consultation closed on January 31, 2016. The summary reports who…
  • May 23

    Permanent Representatives Committee Approves Delay to New Securities Market Rule

    Permanent Representatives Committee Approves Delay to New Securities Market Rule
    On May 18, 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee approved, on behalf of the Council of the EU, an agreement with the European Parliament for a one-year delay to the dates of transposition and application of the MIFID II Directive…
  • May 23

    EBA Publishes Decision on Unsolicited Credit Assessment

    EBA Publishes Decision on Unsolicited Credit Assessment
    On May 17, 2016, the European Banking Authority published a decision confirming that the unsolicited credit assessments of certain external credit assessment institutions (“ECIAs”) do not differ in quality from their solicited…
Rank this Week: 914

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Ok, that's enough! Stop giving legal advice if you're not a lawyer.

    Ok, that's enough! Stop giving legal advice if you're not a lawyer.
    On Friday, I had to yell at someone in a bank. Well, I suppose I didn't have to, but that is pretty much what happened. You tell me whether you'd have done the same. On Friday I met with a client who is around 90 years old. She has never…
  • May 23

    Still don't have a healthcare directive?

    Still don't have a healthcare directive?
    I've come across a really good article by Aviva B. Abraham of the Toronto litigation firm, Wagner Sidlofsky. It covers in some detail what you need to include in a healthcare directive, and why you should have one. Click here to read it. In…
  • May 23

    Deceased would rather die than vote for Trump or Clinton

    Deceased would rather die than vote for Trump or Clinton
    Regular readers of this blog know that I am always on the lookout for unusual, odd, or remarkable estate-related items. Recently I found this unusual obituary that I'm sharing with you. What's so unusual about it? Just the fact that it starts…
Rank this Week: 849

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: 161

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • May 23

    The Appellate Body Reappointment at the DSB

    The Appellate Body Reappointment at the DSB
    In the last post, I said I would report the details of the DSB discussion of the Appellate Body reappointment controversy when they are available. Well, Inside US Trade has them here. They probably don't want me reposting the whole...
  • May 23

    Greg Shaffer on the Appellate Body Reappointment Controversy

    Greg Shaffer on the Appellate Body Reappointment Controversy
    Here is what Greg wrote about the Appellate Body reappointment controversy, in the Huffington Post: Following the Berlin Wall’s fall, the United States drove the creation of the World Trade Organization and its tribunal, the Appellate…
  • May 21

    The ITC's TPP Report

    The ITC's TPP Report
    The U.S. International Trade Commission issued its report on the TPP last week. This is from the ITC press release: The Commission used a dynamic computable general equilibrium model to determine the impact of TPP relative to a baseline…
Rank this Week: 654

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 23

    Lawyerist’s 3rd Annual Short-Fiction Contest

    Lawyerist’s 3rd Annual Short-Fiction Contest
    Lawyerist.com is holding a short-fiction contest is open to all writers. If you have a story to tell (in 5,000 words or less) that is an original work of fiction that features a lawyer as a prominent character. Entries must be submitted by…
  • May 20

    ISSCR Updates Guidelines for Stem Cell Research

    ISSCR Updates Guidelines for Stem Cell Research
    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) recently issued 2016 Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation.  The new Guidelines update and expand the 2006 and 2008 guideline “topic areas and bring all…
  • May 19

    Internet Archive: Free Interdisciplinary Resource

    Internet Archive: Free Interdisciplinary Resource
     Remember our post from last week about judicial notice and the Wayback Machine? Well, the Wayback Machine is just one part of the Internet Archive, which can be a useful resource for free research on the web. The Internet Archive is a…
Rank this Week: 396

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • May 23

    When  and How Should I Argue for an Earlier Effective Date?

    When  and How Should I Argue for an Earlier Effective Date?
    The VA is often fickle about their effective dates for claims and that generally means that they are going to award a veteran the latest effective date that they can for a given claim.  Generally, this will be the date that the veteran…
  • May 20

    PTSD & Vietnam Veterans Part 2 – Substance Abuse

    PTSD & Vietnam Veterans Part 2 – Substance Abuse
    In a previous blog post I gave an overview of how research suggests a higher rate of PTSD in Vietnam veterans. Today, we’ll talk about a different, but related issue; how substance abuse ties into the equation. Addiction and alcoholism…
  • May 19

    Veteran’s Guide to Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders – Part II: Service Connection and Secondary Disabilitie

    Veteran’s Guide to Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders – Part II: Service Connection and Secondary Disabilitie
      Service Connection Schizophrenia is an unusual disease in presentation, as it often does not manifest until late adolescence or early adulthood. This coincides with the age many veterans join the military.  There are many…
Rank this Week: 748

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: 8

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    The Former Employee, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Trade Secret

    The Former Employee, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Trade Secret
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by a U.S.District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico:  Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. v. Matos Flores, 2016 WL 1030074(2016).  The judge…
  • May 18

    The Cell Phone, the Fourth Amendment and Border Searche

    The Cell Phone, the Fourth Amendment and Border Searche
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California:  U.S. v. Caballero, 2016 WL 1546731 (2016).  The judge begins by explaining that before the Court is Defendant's motion to…
  • May 16

    “Operating a Motor Vehicle upon a Highway while Using Hand-Held Mobile Phone”

    “Operating a Motor Vehicle upon a Highway while Using Hand-Held Mobile Phone”
    This post examines an opinion from the Appellate Court of Connecticut:  State v. Dunbar, 2016 WL 1566996 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]he defendant, Lonnie Dunbar, appeals from his judgment of…
Rank this Week: 205

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Death (Panel) Comes a'Calling

    Death (Panel) Comes a'Calling
    We first wrote about the IPAB (Independent Payment Advisory Board) almost exactly 6 years ago:"A stealth, 15 member panel appointed by the king, I mean president, to make sure Medicare doesn't spend too much money on health care."At the time,…
  • May 23

    A Cancer Story

    A Cancer Story
    Full disclosure: I have yet to sell a cancer policy myself, but I've been told by more than a few colleagues that I'm remiss in this.And here's a perfect illustration of why:"When Shirley Tully was just starting her career ... in 1993, she…
  • May 20

    The Doctor Won't See You Now

    The Doctor Won't See You Now
    No doubt you have heard about the long lines in the airport due to TSA understaffing and poor morale. But have you tried to find a doctor willing to see you and accept your Obamacare health insurance plan?The folks in DC are discovering their…
Rank this Week: 611

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/
  • May 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The battle for Fallujah has begun. “The moment of real victory has come, and Daesh has no option but to flee,” Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi said yesterday when he announced that Iraqi forces have begun their…
  • May 23

    Donald Trump and a Tale of Two Washington

    Donald Trump and a Tale of Two Washington
    CNN reported yesterday that Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina—after many months of principled opposition to Donald Trump—has decided to become a Trump enabler after all: Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of Donald Trump's fiercest…
  • May 23

    Reckless Politicking: Lieberman to be Named Israel's Defense Minister

    Reckless Politicking: Lieberman to be Named Israel's Defense Minister
    Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Markaz.  On May 17, Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi did something Egyptian presidents have done many times before: he urged Israel and the Palestinians to renew…
Rank this Week: 194

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 23

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender
    Boycott Indonesia. A new round of executions of foreign drug offenders is set for this week or next. Of the 15 set for killing, 10 are foreigners: Ten of at least 15 convicts facing the firing squad at the Nusakambangan prison island in…
  • May 23

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS
    The battle by Iraqi forces to retake Fallujah has begun. The U.S. says it killed the iconic Abu Wahib, ISIS's military commander of the Anbar province about 10 days ago. He's been declared dead before, but not by the Pentagon,…
  • May 23

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive
    It's about time. Bernie is losing his halo among progressives. A few days ago I wrote a post "Bitter Bernie" and it's still in my editing pile. I don't have time to edit it now, so I'll just post it. I named him "Bitter Bernie"... [[…
Rank this Week: 3

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

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

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • May 23

    Reflections on Judge Hanen’s Reprimand

    Reflections on Judge Hanen’s Reprimand
    by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and founding director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law- University Park.On May 19, 2016, Judge Andrew Hanen issued an unusual 28-page order scolding…
  • May 23

    Waiting for SCOTUS to Give Meaning to Women’s Equality and Dignity

    Waiting for SCOTUS to Give Meaning to Women’s Equality and Dignity
    by Madeline Gomez and Julia Quinn. Ms. Gomez is the LSRJ Reproductive Justice Fellow at the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health. Ms. Quinn is the LSRJ Reproductive Justice Fellow at the National Health Law Program.   …
  • May 23

    LegalEyes for May 23, 2016

    LegalEyes for May 23, 2016
    by Jim ThompsonThe Oklahoma Department of Corrections breached protocol multiple times during recent attempts to execute inmates according to a report released Thursday by a grand jury tasked with investigating the department, says Kim…
Rank this Week: 183

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • May 23

    Facebook, Congress and the First Amendment

    Facebook, Congress and the First Amendment
    The Facebook Trending Topics controversy has been analyzed from many angles, but there's been virtually no attention paid to the single most troubling aspect of the story: a Senate inquiry into Facebook's editorial decision-making process. My…
  • May 20

    Taplin's False Choice Between Music and Technology

    Taplin's False Choice Between Music and Technology
    Jonathan Taplin’s op-ed (Do You Love Music? Silicon Valley Doesn’t) in the May 20 edition of The New York Times perpetuates a powerful dichotomy that has come to dominate debates surrounding copyright reform, specifically with…
  • May 20

    Taplin's False Choice Between Loving Music and Loving Technology

    Taplin's False Choice Between Loving Music and Loving Technology
    Jonathan Taplin’s op-ed (Do You Love Music? Silicon Valley Doesn’t) in the May 20 edition of The New York Times perpetuates a powerful dichotomy that has come to dominate debates surrounding copyright reform, specifically with…
Rank this Week: 514

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • May 23

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?
    Everyone has a past, whether it is good or bad people say that their past follows them wherever they go. However, many people think that it is unfair if they have turned their lives around that they should have to be continually haunted by…
  • Apr 20

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record
    Everyone knows that when you are arrested and convicted of a criminal offense, there are immediate and obvious penalties: jail or prison time, fines, and community service are common examples. However, if you are a first-time offender you may…
  • Apr 18

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?
    If you have a criminal conviction, fines and prison aren’t the only consequences. In addition to the official penalties ,which are imposed by the courts, former convicts are also punished by unfair treatment from society — even…
Rank this Week: 949

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 23

    Leading Edge Logistics – Preference Actions Filed

    Leading Edge Logistics – Preference Actions Filed
    Introduction From May 11 through May 17, Alfred Giuliano, the Chapter 7 Trustee (the “Trustee”) for the bankruptcy estate of Leading Edge Logistics, LLC (the “Debtor”), filed approximately 86 complaints in…
  • May 16

    Another Wave of Standard Register Company Preference Actions Filed

    Another Wave of Standard Register Company Preference Actions Filed
    From May 11 to May 13, 2016, SRC Liquidation, LLC International Holdings, LLC (“Liquidating Debtor”), unleashed yet another wave of preference actions, filing approximately 257 additional complaints seeking the…
  • May 13

    Blocking Directors 101: Fiduciary Duties Apply

    Blocking Directors 101: Fiduciary Duties Apply
    In an Alert published on Wednesday, Audrey Noll examines the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois’ recent ruling in In re Lake Mich. Beach Pottawattamie Resort LLC: Lenders beware: An Illinois…
Rank this Week: 765

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 23

    Fast-Talking Dean Speeds Up Graduation Ceremony By Hitting 15 NPM (Names Per Minute)

    Fast-Talking Dean Speeds Up Graduation Ceremony By Hitting 15 NPM (Names Per Minute)
    Inside Higher Ed, When You Need a Fast-Talking Dean: These days, many colleges and universities graduate so many people at a single commencement that the tradition of reading graduates' names is long gone. For smaller colleges, the tradition…
  • May 23

    Hayashi Reviews Marian's The State Administration Of International Tax Avoidance

    Hayashi Reviews Marian's The State Administration Of International Tax Avoidance
    Andrew Hayashi (Virginia), Putting a Face to International Tax Avoidance, JOTWELL (May 20, 2016) (reviewing Omri Marian (UC-Irvine), The State Administration of International Tax Avoidance, 7 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. ___ 2016)): The world of…
  • May 23

    Pomona College Adds Diversity As A Tenure Requirement

    Pomona College Adds Diversity As A Tenure Requirement
    Inside Higher Ed, Diversity as a Tenure Requirement: Pomona College's faculty has voted to change the criteria for tenure to specifically require candidates to be "attentive to diversity in the student body." While many colleges and…
Rank this Week: 126

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

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

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • May 23

    Supreme Court addresses sophisticated intermediary doctrine in products liability case

    Supreme Court addresses sophisticated intermediary doctrine in products liability case
    In Webb v. Special Electric Company, Inc., the Supreme Court today discusses the duty — to someone injured by hazardous material in a product — of a company that supplies the hazardous raw material to the product…
  • May 23

    Supreme Court overturns modification of convictions to lesser included offense

    Supreme Court overturns modification of convictions to lesser included offense
    In People v. Robinson, there was insufficient evidence to support convictions of sexual battery by fraudulent misrepresentations that touchings served a professional purpose; the evidence was inadequate that two victims had consented to the…
  • May 20

    Asbestos, sexual battery opinions filing Monday

    Asbestos, sexual battery opinions filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file opinions in Webb v. Special Electric Company, Inc. [disclosure:  Horvitz & Levy is counsel for Special Electric] and People v. Robinson, which were both argued on the March calendar.…
Rank this Week: 666

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 23

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba
              President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba in March marked a key turning point in U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations. The president’s visit follows a series of efforts made by the Clinton and Obama…
  • May 23

    Worldwide Activism Brings Justice for Maria Teresa Rivera!

    Worldwide Activism Brings Justice for Maria Teresa Rivera!
    On Friday, May 20, a Salvadoran Court held a resentencing hearing for Maria Teresa Rivera, a woman who was serving a 40-year prison term for allegedly killing her newborn child.
  • May 22

    Heading the Wrong Way: The Ever Closing Political Space in Ethiopia

    Heading the Wrong Way: The Ever Closing Political Space in Ethiopia
    Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a growing trend of evaporating political space. Non-governmental organizations are being heavily and often violently restricted, and newspapers, bloggers and other voices of dissent or criticism are being silenced…
Rank this Week: 36

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 23

    “I Quit” — Supreme Court Decides When Clock Starts on Constructive Discharge Claim

    “I Quit” — Supreme Court Decides When Clock Starts on Constructive Discharge Claim
    Today, the United States Supreme Court decided when the time limit begins to run for filing a federal employment discrimination claim for constructive discharge and resolved a split among the federal circuits. An employee who resigns in the…
  • May 20

    New Guidance on Employer Provided Leave and the ADA

    New Guidance on Employer Provided Leave and the ADA
    The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released a new resource document relating to the rights of employees with disabilities who are seeking leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with…
  • May 18

    New Federal Overtime Rules Effective December 1

    New Federal Overtime Rules Effective December 1
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the highly anticipated federal overtime rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). According to the White House, an estimated 4.2 million white collar workers will become entitled to overtime…
Rank this Week: 696

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • May 23

    Atlanta Federal Court Denies Plaintiff’s Clever Attempt to Have Case Returned to State Court

    Atlanta Federal Court Denies Plaintiff’s Clever Attempt to Have Case Returned to State Court
    Although state courts most often serve as the venue for negligence cases, there are certain occasions when a negligence claim may be heard in a federal court. Among these subclasses of state law negligence cases that may be heard in federal…
  • May 17

    Investing in Injury Lawsuits; What are the Ethical Implications?

    Investing in Injury Lawsuits; What are the Ethical Implications?
    Litigation funding from third-party sources is nothing new in personal injury cases, where injured victims, out of work and short on cash, have been permitted to borrow against the expected return on their pending cases for years now. But…
  • May 16

    Child Drownings in Georgia: A Parent’s Nightmare

    Child Drownings in Georgia: A Parent’s Nightmare
    Because we handle a large number of premises liability cases, we frequently get calls on cases that involve injuries or death from children playing in residential swimming pools. Under most circumstances, trespassers on someone else’s…
Rank this Week: 775

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 595

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 23

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost
    Michael Stack:   Hello, Michael Stack here. Principal of Amaxx, founder of COMPClub, and co-author of “Your Ultimate Guide to Mastering Worker’s Comp Costs”. One of the core philosophies that I believe is that a…
  • May 20

    Trio of Midwestern States Looking Harder at Workplace Safety

    Trio of Midwestern States Looking Harder at Workplace Safety
    The increased likelihood that workers in high-hazard manufacturing industries – such as food, furniture, fabricated metal, nonmetallic mineral, machinery and computer products – will be injured on the job is leading federal safety…
  • May 19

    WCRI Study Zeroes-in on Illinois Medical Service

    WCRI Study Zeroes-in on Illinois Medical Service
    A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) compares the workers comp fee schedule rates and Medicare rates for a variety of medical services in Illinois as of 2015.   The medical services covered in the report,…
Rank this Week: 235

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 23

    Are Settlements in Patent Litigation Collusive? Evidence from Paragraph IV Challenge

    Are Settlements in Patent Litigation Collusive? Evidence from Paragraph IV Challenge
    Eric Helland and Seth A. Seabury ask Are Settlements in Patent Litigation Collusive? Evidence from Paragraph IV Challenges. ABSTRACT: The use of “pay-for-delay” settlements in patent litigation – in which a branded manufacturer and…
  • May 23

    Fuel Prices and Station Heterogeneity on Retail Gasoline Market

    Fuel Prices and Station Heterogeneity on Retail Gasoline Market
    Siekmann, Manuel ; Haucap, Justus ; Heimeshoff, Ulrich describe Fuel Prices and Station Heterogeneity on Retail Gasoline Markets. ABSTRACT: Price levels and movements on gasoline and diesel markets are heavily debated among consumers,…
  • May 23

    Communication in Vertically Related Markets: Experimental Evidence

    Communication in Vertically Related Markets: Experimental Evidence
    Normann, Hans-Theo ; Mollers, Claudia ; Snyder, Christopher M. offer Communication in Vertically Related Markets: Experimental Evidence. ABSTRACT: When an upstream monopolist supplies several competing downstream firms, it may fail to…
Rank this Week: 77

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 23

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

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?
    There’s a joke in Olympic law circles: the host-nation organizing committee has 100 lawyers, and 99 of them do IP. The International Olympic Committee cares a lot about protecting its own and its sponsors’ intellectual property; no…
  • May 23

    Nero's Acquittal

    Nero's Acquittal
    Last week I posted about the odd theory of second degree assault being played out in the Baltimore trial of Edward Nero, one of the six officers charged in the rough ride killing of Freddie Gray. Today, not surprisingly, given the lack of…
  • May 23

    Veep, S5E5

    Veep, S5E5
    The show takes place during Thanksgiving weekend, in an episode that has a lot of House-election stuff in the air. Selina begins making phone calls to whip votes for the coming House election. But the show approaches that election in a way…
Rank this Week: 71

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Crash On Interstate 55 Ramp

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Crash On Interstate 55 Ramp
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (May 22, 2016) on the ramp from Arsenal Road to northbound Interstate 55 (I-55) in Channahon Township. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited, especially details as to why the…
  • May 22

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Hampshire Township

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Hampshire Township
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (May 21, 2016) in Hampshire Township, which is in Kane County. According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at approximately 3:57 p.m., as a group of…
  • May 19

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Accident In Morgan County

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Accident In Morgan County
    There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Friday (May 13, 2016) after which a motorcyclist has died.  The accident happened in Morgan County near the border with Sangamon County. The accident happened Friday morning as an eastbound…
Rank this Week: 292

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Determining the Best Interests of the Child in Florida

    Determining the Best Interests of the Child in Florida
    A divorce can be extremely stressful on children. Divorce courts in Florida take this into consideration in every case, leading them to consider what is in the best interest of the child in their custody decisions. There are several factors…
  • May 17

    Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?

    Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?
    Florida is a no fault divorce state, meaning that either party can file for divorce without providing a reason other than they don’t want to be married anymore. The marriage just has to be “irretrievably broken,” and this…
  • May 9

    Same Sex Divorce Right

    Same Sex Divorce Right
    Same sex marriage is a fairly new thing to the legislation in most states. This leave same sex couples to face unique challenges when it comes to same sex divorce. Because there is no specific legislation made for same sex divorce, judges…
Rank this Week: 338