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ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 28

    Dell and the myth of "intrinsic value"

    Dell and the myth of "intrinsic value"
    I've been thinking so moe about the May 31 Delaware Chancery decision in the Dell appraisal proceeding. As Paul Weiss summarizes the case: Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 27

    Insider trading and political corruption

    Insider trading and political corruption
    My friend and UCLAW colleague Sung Hui Kim has written extensively about why we should think of insider trading as a form of corruption, in articles such as The Last Temptation of Congress:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 27

    What's life as a corporate lawyer like?

    What's life as a corporate lawyer like?
    Interesting podcast. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 109

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    European business urge continued UK involvement in UPC on eve of Competitiveness Council meeting

    European business urge continued UK involvement in UPC on eve of Competitiveness Council meeting
    Last time the AmeriKat wrote about theCompetitiveness Council and the UPCshe was a mere kittenIt was November 2011.  The AmeriKat was spending her post-trial downtime reporting on the pending unitary patent proposals and the frenetic…
  • Sep 28

    Wednesday Whimsie

    Wednesday Whimsie
    Eleonora has keeping IPKat in the loopas the new rules emergedIPKat's very own Eleonora Rosati has been featured in a recent Financial Times piece, "Old media hopes to benefit from new EU copyright rules" available here [behind a paywall…
  • Sep 27

    Book review: Global Governance of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century

    Book review: Global Governance of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century
    Navigating through intellectual property law and policy on the global stage can at times feel like being an apocryphal blind man trying to describe an elephant. The aspects and impressions are so different that without a broad outlook and a…
Rank this Week: 62

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    7th Circuit Finds No Hostile Work Environment When Employee Finds Noose in Work Space

    7th Circuit Finds No Hostile Work Environment When Employee Finds Noose in Work Space
    Undoubtedly, most, if not all, laypersons, and even most lawyers, who read the title of this post will instantly wonder how any court could not find a hostile work environment claim to have merit when a noose is discovered in the workplace by…
  • Sep 27

    EEOC Loses Another Battle Against Employer's Wellness Program

    EEOC Loses Another Battle Against Employer's Wellness Program
    Back in January I blogged about a case out of the Western District of Wisconsin whereby the federal district court there granted summary judgment against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") in their challenge to an employer's…
  • Sep 21

    Illinois General Assembly Passes Legislation Limiting Use of Noncompete Agreement

    Illinois General Assembly Passes Legislation Limiting Use of Noncompete Agreement
    A year ago popular sandwich maker Jimmy John's made news for their use of noncompete agreements for their employees, many of whom were low wage earners.  While many scoffed at these agreements, Jimmy John's fared well in court winning a…
Rank this Week: 938

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Boston Harbor Cruise Ship Crashes at Pier

    Boston Harbor Cruise Ship Crashes at Pier
    In August, several dozen people enjoying a harbor cruise out of Boston got a scare when the ship they were on pulled into the dock at Long Wharf, next to the New England Aquarium. As it was making its final maneuvers, the vessel Regency,…
  • Sep 24

    Bus and Van Accidents Getting Attention

    Bus and Van Accidents Getting Attention
    A spate of crashes and accidents involving buses and vans around Boston has brought the safety of larger vehicles to the fore this past month. We remind drivers to be mindful when they’re on the road, as larger vehicles—trucks,…
  • Sep 16

    Texting and Driving Tickets Continue to Rise

    Texting and Driving Tickets Continue to Rise
    The number of traffic violations issued for texting and driving in Massachusetts continues to grow as state and local police recognize the problem of distracted driving as increasingly more and more serious. The state is still a long way away…
Rank this Week: 967

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Sep 28

    Dismantling the Abortion vs. Religion Debate Through an Inclusive Judaism

    Dismantling the Abortion vs. Religion Debate Through an Inclusive Judaism
    Bustle (Sept. 14, 2016): This Feminist Rabbi Is Dismantling the Abortion vs. Religion Debate, by Cate Carrejo: Jewish values emphasize equality and dignity for all people above all. For Rabbi Lori Koffman this means taking care of everyone's…
  • Sep 27

    Former Irish President Fights to End Contraception Ban

    Former Irish President Fights to End Contraception Ban
    IrishCentral (Sept. 19, 2016): Former Irish President McAleese Calls on Pope to End Contraception Ban, by James O'Shea: A "Scholars Statement" that includes the signature of former president of Ireland Mary McAleese (1997-2011)…
  • Sep 26

    The Commerce Clause and Restrictions on Abortion

    The Commerce Clause and Restrictions on Abortion
    Reacting to how restrictive abortion laws block low-income women's access to reproductive health care and force them across state borders, Kaiya Lyons's article in the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Journal on Gender, Race, and Justice…
Rank this Week: 686

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Where Flexibility Plays a Role in Your Estate Plan

    Where Flexibility Plays a Role in Your Estate Plan
    There are many different reasons why it’s imperative to consider flexibility in the estate planning process. First of all, life changes are more common now than ever before. With many people entering in second or even third marriages,…
  • Sep 21

    Estate Planning Documents You Need to Get Familiar With

    Estate Planning Documents You Need to Get Familiar With
    Estate planning can be as complex or as simple as you need it to be. The best way to protect yourself and to ensure that all your bases are covered is to set up a consultation with an estate planning attorney and to meet with him or her…
  • Sep 14

    Why Communication Matters with the Right Estate Planning Attorney

    Why Communication Matters with the Right Estate Planning Attorney
    Setting up an initial meeting with an estate planning attorney is a valuable exercise that can help you uncover where there are gaps in your current estate plan. There are many different considerations when it comes to thinking about how…
Rank this Week: 903

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    A Public Reading of the U.S. Constitution

    A Public Reading of the U.S. Constitution
    For the eleventh year in a row, the UW Suzzallo & Allen Libraries are hosting a campus-wide, 75-minute public reading of the U.S.Constitution.  Please consider joining in as a reader (of just a few sentences) or as a listener.…
  • Sep 26

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016
    Professor Marjorie D. Rombauer, who served on the UW Law faculty for 30 years, died on Friday. She was widely heralded as the "Mother of the Field of Legal Writing Education." Prof. Rombauer was a Husky through and through. She earned…
  • Sep 21

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution
    Have you ever wondered about the scribe who wrote out the famous parchment copy of the Constitution? It was a Jacob Shallus, assistant clerk of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had a weekend to make a good copy of what the Constitutional…
Rank this Week: 336

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Sep 28

    Arrested in Texas: Resisting Arrest, Evading Arrest, Detained Without Arrest

    Arrested in Texas: Resisting Arrest, Evading Arrest, Detained Without Arrest
    Once again, let’s all remind ourselves that the real world and what we watch on television are two very different things. Prosecutors don’t work crime scenes alongside the police officers, for instance. The attorneys are in court…
  • Sep 27

    Brendan Dassey Motion for Release from Jail During Appeal of Wrongful Conviction Ruling

    Brendan Dassey Motion for Release from Jail During Appeal of Wrongful Conviction Ruling
    The Motion to Release Brendan Dassey on his own recognizance (no bail bond) has been filed with the federal court that ruled he was the victim of a wrongful conviction.  Both the motion and its memorandum in support (which has all the…
  • Sep 21

    Bail in Texas: What’s All This About Bail Reform? Can You Get Out of Jail?

    Bail in Texas: What’s All This About Bail Reform? Can You Get Out of Jail?
    Bail is not guaranteed to you in the constitution. It’s a process that has been created by legislatures and courts to help people get out of jail after they’ve been arrested. Defendants in Texas do not have a legal right to being…
Rank this Week: 177

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Another Johnson case leads to 3 opinion

    Another Johnson case leads to 3 opinion
    This time it's United States v. Vail-Baron. Judge Rosenbaum writes the majority. Judge Jordan concurred. And visiting judge Eugene Siler (from the 6th) dissents. Judge Rosenbaum starts off her opinion this way:When I was growing up, my…
  • Sep 27

    "A very against police judge."

    "A very against police judge."
    That was The Donald last night during the debate when discussing stop & frisk:We didn't get any questions on the Supreme Court though...Instead we got quite a bit of sniffles. I would have felt bad for him had he not been attacking…
  • Sep 26

    Will tonight's debate feature UFOs?

    Will tonight's debate feature UFOs?
    What was that percentage?!?!I like this moment when Bill defends Hillary.Should be fun tonight.
Rank this Week: 75

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Sep 28

    New Tax Foundation Report Highlights Best & Worst States For Busine

    New Tax Foundation Report Highlights Best & Worst States For Busine
    The Tax Foundation has released its 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, ranking the best and worst states for business tax climate. Who made the top? And who sits at the bottom? Here's what you need to know.
  • Sep 28

    IRS Posts New Per Diem Rates For Taxpayers Who Travel For Busine

    IRS Posts New Per Diem Rates For Taxpayers Who Travel For Busine
    New per-diem numbers are out, effective October 1, 2016. These numbers are to be used for per-diem allowances paid to any employee on or after October 1, 2016, for travel away from home on or after that date. The new rates include those for…
  • Sep 26

    Live Blog: The First 2016 Presidential Debate (September 26, 2016)

    Live Blog: The First 2016 Presidential Debate (September 26, 2016)
    Welcome to our live coverage of the September 26, 2016, presidential debate. At around 9:00 p.m. EST, the two main presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton for the Democrats, and Donald Trump for the Republicans, are expected to take the…
Rank this Week: 791

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Sep 28

    Allen Raub and REIT Allegation

    Allen Raub and REIT Allegation
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 8, 2016 indicate that Texas-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Allen Raub, also known as Andy Raub, has received a denied customer…
  • Sep 28

    Mark Miranda Has Customer Complaints and Outstanding Tax Lien

    Mark Miranda Has Customer Complaints and Outstanding Tax Lien
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 7, 2016 indicate that New York-based Network 1 Financial broker Mark Miranda, also known as John Hopkins, has received several resolved or pending…
  • Sep 28

    Thomas Brenner Sanctioned by FINRA over Private Placement Allegation

    Thomas Brenner Sanctioned by FINRA over Private Placement Allegation
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 7, 2016 indicate that former Ohio-based First American Securities broker Thomas Brenner has been sanctioned by FINRA. The securities and investment…
Rank this Week: 67

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 654

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Sep 28

    Broker Spotlight: Brian Shepherd (Wells Fargo)

    Broker Spotlight: Brian Shepherd (Wells Fargo)
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 8, 2016 indicate that New York-based Wells Fargo Advisors broker/adviser Brian Shepherd has been the subject of a denied customer…
  • Sep 28

    Frederick Alan Voight Charged by SEC for Alleged Ponzi Scheme

    Frederick Alan Voight Charged by SEC for Alleged Ponzi Scheme
    According to a press release published on August 3, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Houston-area businessman Frederick Alan Voight with the operation of a “$114 million Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors,…
  • Sep 28

    James Mahan Permanently Barred from Securities Industry

    James Mahan Permanently Barred from Securities Industry
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 7, 2016 indicate that former Texas-based Raymond James Financial Services broker James Mahan has been permanently barred from acting as a broker or…
Rank this Week: 440

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    What is it like to be a philosopher? David Chalmers edition

    What is it like to be a philosopher? David Chalmers edition
    Here. Quite an entertaining and interesting read!
  • Sep 28

    Thoughts on the PGR from a foreign student

    Thoughts on the PGR from a foreign student
    A graduate student writes: I am a student of philosophy and a refugee coming from a Middle Eastern country [name omitted]. I obtained my most recent degree from [a university in Canada]. Let me clarify that my current refugee status...
  • Sep 28

    Against Canary Mission, redux

    Against Canary Mission, redux
    Following up on this (many of you signed), there is now a website with the letter and the full list of signatories. Someone really needs to create a list of faculty and students behind "Canary Mission," since a list of...
Rank this Week: 670

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 28

    In Support of Self-Interested Voting: A Reply to RUPA § 404(e) Confusion

    In Support of Self-Interested Voting: A Reply to RUPA § 404(e) Confusion
    On Monday, Doug Moll posted a great question about RUPA 404(e), which also got some great comments. I started to write a reply comment, but it got so long, I though it worked better as a separate post. Doug asks...
  • Sep 27

    Connecting with Millennials: Politics and Teaching

    Connecting with Millennials: Politics and Teaching
    As law professor, most of my students are Millennials. What does that mean? Well, Neil Howe and William Strauss, in their book Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069, published in 1991, defined Millennials as those born…
  • Sep 26

    More On Salman As The Date For Supreme Court Oral Argument Approaches . . . .

    More On Salman As The Date For Supreme Court Oral Argument Approaches . . . .
    In recent weeks, co-bloggers Ann Lipton and Anne Tucker both have posted on issues relating to the upcoming Supreme Court oral argument in Salman v. U.S. Indeed, this is an important case for the reason they each cite: resolution of...
Rank this Week: 227

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    New Issue: The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunal

    New Issue: The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunal
    The latest issue of The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals (Vol. 15, no. 2, 2016) is out. Contents include:Developing International Law at the Bar: A Growing Competition among International Courts and TribunalsPierre…
  • Sep 28

    Call for Submissions: Shifting Forms and Levels of Cooperation in International Economic Law

    Call for Submissions: Shifting Forms and Levels of Cooperation in International Economic Law
    The Netherlands Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for its forthcoming volume on the topic of "Shifting Forms and Levels of Cooperation in International Economic Law: Structural Developments in Trade, Investment…
  • Sep 28

    Happold: Targeted Sanctions and Human Right

    Happold: Targeted Sanctions and Human Right
    Matthew Happold (Université du Luxembourg - Law) has posted Targeted Sanctions and Human Rights (in Economic Sanctions and Human Rights, Matthew Happold & Paul Eden eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This chapter examines the…
Rank this Week: 39

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Sep 28

    Engineers Build Device that Might Change Drugged Driving Investigation

    Engineers Build Device that Might Change Drugged Driving Investigation
    Even though operating under the influence (OUI) is often thought of as another way of saying “drunk driving,” in reality it's far more wide-reaching. It doesn't apply just to people who are behind the wheel of a vehicle and under…
  • Sep 27

    Braintree Police Department Mishandles Evidence

    Braintree Police Department Mishandles Evidence
    Once again, a Massachusetts police force is having problems with its own internal procedures for handling evidence, resulting in numerous cases being thrown out and drawing attention to the fact that law enforcement is far from the standard…
  • Sep 26

    What to do When Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

    What to do When Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence
      Oftentimes what I see in these domestic violence situations is that a husband and wife get in a fight. They love each other -- couples fight, things get really heated. And so many times a wife will say to me “I just wanted to…
Rank this Week: 904

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    The Trump tax-exempt foundation story

    The Trump tax-exempt foundation story
    I was among many tax people who spoke to David Farenthold as he researched his Washington Post story on diversion of income from Donald Trump to his tax-exempt foundation.  In case you haven't seen the story, the key reveal is that…
  • Sep 27

    Exposed

    Exposed
    Let's face it, there's something almost glamorous about being an existential threat to everything positive that the United States has accomplished over the last two-plus centuries, such as prosperity, the rule of law, progress towards racial…
  • Sep 26

    An NYU Law School first?

    An NYU Law School first?
    I am wondering whether my colleague Lily Batchelder's paper, "Families Facing Tax Increases Under Trump's Latest Tax Plan," might actually be mentioned, or at least referred to, during tonight's presidential debate, whether by Hillary Clinton…
Rank this Week: 398

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    How the California Juvenile Justice System Continues to Change

    How the California Juvenile Justice System Continues to Change
    If you’ve ever heard the term “juvenile hall,” you know there is a difference between adult criminal courts and the juvenile justice system. But what really is the difference? Don’t minors convicted of crimes just go…
  • Sep 19

    New Law Permits Police to Use Body Scanners to Search You When Arrested

    New Law Permits Police to Use Body Scanners to Search You When Arrested
    The Fourth Amendment protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. This protection requires law enforcement to seek a warrant or to have probable cause in order to search you or your property. However, a new California law allows…
  • Sep 16

    New More Liberal California Supreme Court Could Protect Your Right

    New More Liberal California Supreme Court Could Protect Your Right
    In the criminal justice system, there is almost always a way for you to get a second chance. If you are convicted of a crime, you may be able to appeal your conviction. If your appeal fails, you may be able to appeal to a higher court. If you…
Rank this Week: 210

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Sep 28

    Event highlights book on shared constitutional history of Texas, Mexico

    Event highlights book on shared constitutional history of Texas, Mexico
    Contrary to what most might think, the first Texas constitution wasn’t that of the Republic adopted in 1836—but a set of rights and laws from a decade before. That document—the constitution of Coahuila y Texas when the Lone…
  • Sep 23

    Dallas Bar honors excellence in legal reporting

    Dallas Bar honors excellence in legal reporting
    The Dallas Bar Association honored Dallas-Fort Worth area journalists who exemplify excellence in legal reporting with its 33rd Annual Stephen Philbin Awards on Friday. The grand prize was awarded to Michael Hall of Texas Monthly for…
  • Sep 23

    Scams Continue to Target Texas Attorney

    Scams Continue to Target Texas Attorney
    Update: 9/23/16: A San Antonio lawyer has notified the State Bar of Texas that he received a fraudulent check as part of an attempted scam. View the fraudulent check and scam letter. Update 2/26/16: We received a report about another…
Rank this Week: 556

Federalist Society Multimedia…

Federalist Society Multimedia Archive

Audio of recent events, speeches and conferences of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/page/multimedia-from-past-federalist-society-events-2014
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2016?

    Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2016?
    Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and the Practice GroupsOctober 4th will mark the first day of oral arguments for the 2016 Supreme Court term. The Court's docket already includes major cases involving insider trading, the Fourth…
  • Sep 22

    Justice Scalia and the Evolution of Chevron Deference 9-17-2016

    Justice Scalia and the Evolution of Chevron Deference 9-17-2016
    Second Annual Texas Chapters ConferenceFor over thirty years, the seminal Supreme Court decision in Chevron v. NRDC has provided the principles used to determine the extent to which a court reviewing agency action should defer to…
  • Sep 20

    Texas and Regulation 9-17-2016

    Texas and Regulation 9-17-2016
    Second Annual Texas Chapters ConferenceThe tension between economic liberty and the state’s power to regulate economic activity has long served as a source for landmark cases and controversies.  Post-New Deal jurisprudence opened…
Rank this Week: 149

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 28

    5 Common Teen Driving Violations In Minnesota

    5 Common Teen Driving Violations In Minnesota
    Traffic crashes are the second leading cause of teen death in Minnesota. The reasons for this are numerous – teens are inexperienced behind the wheel, they don’t fully understand the dangers of their actions, and they participate…
  • Sep 27

    I Got A Ticket For Texting And Driving in Minnesota

    I Got A Ticket For Texting And Driving in Minnesota
    The following is a guest blog by a friend and colleague of mine by the name of Mike. I’m a regular reader of Avery’s blog, so I was well aware of the crackdown Minnesota police were conducting over the recent Labor Day weekend.…
  • Sep 26

    The True Cost of Crime in America

    The True Cost of Crime in America
    You’ve probably heard the phrase “Crime doesn’t pay,” but how much does it cost? That’s exactly what the RAND Corporation set out to understand when they conducted a new study on crime in America. For their…
Rank this Week: 713

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update
    by Dennis Crouch Cooper v. Lee and Cooper v. Square are both ask the same question: whether 35 U.S.C. §318(b) violates Article III of the United States Constitution, to the extent that it empowers an executive…
  • Sep 28

    Unpacking Trade Secret Damage

    Unpacking Trade Secret Damage
    Prof. Elizabeth Rowe (Florida) has posted a new article on trade secret damages: Unpacking Trade Secret Damages.   The article looks at outcomes of about 150 federal trade secret lawsuits that went to trial and received a verdict. These…
  • Sep 27

    Ethicon v. Covidien: Delegation of Institution Decisions to the PTAB

    Ethicon v. Covidien: Delegation of Institution Decisions to the PTAB
    Ethicon has filed its expected petition for writ of certiorari challenging the USPTO’s delegation of IPR Institution Decisions to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  I wrote about the case earlier: Crouch, What Powers Can the…
Rank this Week: 162

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Merrill Lynch fined $12.5m

    Merrill Lynch fined $12.5m
    According to reports, Bank of America Corp.‘s Merrill Lynch unit has been fined $12.5 million to settle allegations that the broker’s weak controls led to multiple orders being sent to markets, resulting in mini-flash…
  • Sep 26

    Investor Alert: DT Florida, DT Atlanta & Fresh Start Private Placement Offering

    Investor Alert: DT Florida, DT Atlanta & Fresh Start Private Placement Offering
    Have you suffered losses investing in the private-placement offerings — DT Florida, DT Atlanta, and Fresh Start? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. (FINRA) has…
  • Sep 26

    Investor Alert: Follow Up Scam

    Investor Alert: Follow Up Scam
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently issued an alert to warn investors, particularly investors who live outside the U.S., that offers to recover money lost from securities investments may be fraudulent. Both FINRA and…
Rank this Week: 217

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
  • Sep 28

    FINRA Bars Two Ohio Broker

    FINRA Bars Two Ohio Broker
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:FINRA has barred two brokers at Triad Advisors, LLC by the names of Douglas Scott Miller of Bowling Green, Ohio and Gary Lee Rathbun of Wauseon, Ohio.  Miller and Rathbun consented to…
  • Sep 27

    LPL Standardizes Brokers’ Product Commission

    LPL Standardizes Brokers’ Product Commission
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:LPL Financial is changing the way it pays commissions to its brokers when they sell routine investment products like mutual funds and variable annuities.The move was made because of the…
  • Sep 23

    13 Firms Fined for Communicating F-Squared’s False Performance Claim

    13 Firms Fined for Communicating F-Squared’s False Performance Claim
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued penalties against 13 investment advisory firms found to have violated securities laws by spreading false claims.The SEC found that the 13…
Rank this Week: 211

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
  • Sep 28

    Why we’re still fighting on September 28th—the Global Day of Action to Decriminalize Abortion

    Why we’re still fighting on September 28th—the Global Day of Action to Decriminalize Abortion
    Three years on, our work on sexual and reproductive rights remains as important as ever. Here’s why we’re still fighting.
  • Sep 28

    AIUSA Appoints New Executive Director Margaret Huang

    AIUSA Appoints New Executive Director Margaret Huang
    Margaret has played a key leadership role at AIUSA for the last several years, and she has worked in partnership with the Board, members, and staff to strengthen the organization in order to protect people’s human rights – no…
  • Sep 21

    Troy Davis’s Legacy

    Troy Davis’s Legacy
    By Savannah Fox, Field Organizer Five years ago today, on September 21st, I became an activist. I didn’t sign my first petition or attended my first rally. I found my passion, my anger and my hope as an activist, all … Please…
Rank this Week: 57

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 379

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/
  • Sep 28

    Gruber on Rape Law Revisited

    Gruber on Rape Law Revisited
    Aya Gruber (University of Colorado Law School) has posted Rape Law Revisited (13 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 279 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay introduces the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law Symposium, “Rape…
  • Sep 28

    Findley on The Federal Role in the Innocence Movement

    Findley on The Federal Role in the Innocence Movement
    Keith A. Findley (University of Wisconsin Law School) has posted The Federal Role in the Innocence Movement in America (Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Despite its small contribution to…
  • Sep 27

    Oosterhuis & Loughnan on Historical Perspectives on Forensic Psychiatry

    Oosterhuis & Loughnan on Historical Perspectives on Forensic Psychiatry
    Harry Oosterhuis and Arlie Loughnan (Maastricht University - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and University of Sydney - Faculty of Law) have posted Madness and Crime: Historical Perspectives on Forensic Psychiatry (International Journal…
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The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Sep 28

    The ‘BACK’ in the .FEEDBACK TLD Refers To The Trademark Owner

    The ‘BACK’ in the .FEEDBACK TLD Refers To The Trademark Owner
    TLS is the registry behind the .FEEDBACK top level domain. The CEO of TS has stated that .FEEDBACK is UDRP-proof, because, as I understand the claim, criticism is a good faith use under the second prong of the UDRP. The CEO backed up that…
  • Sep 26

    Lawsuit re FOOTBALL FACTORY AT LEGENDS

    Lawsuit re FOOTBALL FACTORY AT LEGENDS
    We need Men In Blazers to sort this one out. Allegations that employee of NYC bar stole FOOTBALL FACTORY trademark.
  • Sep 19

    2d Cir: Brown v Winfrey re OWN YOUR POWER

    2d Cir: Brown v Winfrey re OWN YOUR POWER
    Blogged previously here and here. Plaintiff fails to establish protectability of OWN YOUR POWER, and likelihood of confusion arising from Oprah’s use on magazine cover and other usages.
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    BIALL 2017 Conference Call for Paper

    BIALL 2017 Conference Call for Paper
    The BIALL Conference Committee has launched the Call for Papers for the 2017 Conference which will be held at the Palace Hotel, Manchester, Thursday 8th – Saturday 10th June 2017.Our theme for 2017 is Together or apart? Effective ways…
  • Sep 12

    BIALL/SLS annual survey of academic law libraries in the UK and Ireland

    BIALL/SLS annual survey of academic law libraries in the UK and Ireland
    The full report on the recent BIALL/SLS Academic Law Libraries Survey 2014/15 is now available for BIALL members to consult. This annual report, which has been run each year since 1996, outlines the activities and funding of academic law…
  • Aug 25

    Internet Librarian International (ILI) 2016

    Internet Librarian International (ILI) 2016
    As ever, library innovation conference Internet Librarian International (ILI) 2016 – 18 & 19 October, London - is all about responding to challenge through innovation, with the emphasis on sharing, learning and evolution.  This…
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ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
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Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Sep 28

    Another Stupid Bluebook Rule

    Another Stupid Bluebook Rule
    In past editions of the Bluebook, the Illinois Appellate Court was abbreviated as "Ill. App." In recent editions, it's abbreviated now as "Ill. App. Ct." In past editions of the Bluebook, the Indiana Court of Appeals was…
  • Sep 26

    Marjorie Rombauer, the "Founding Mother" of the Field of Legal Writing Education, has Died

    Marjorie Rombauer, the "Founding Mother" of the Field of Legal Writing Education, has Died
    Professor Emeritus Marjorie Rombauer of the University of Washington School of Law, an icon in the field of legal research and writing education who has been described as the "Founding Mother" of Legal Writing Education, passed away…
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law
    Since Texas A&M University School of Law acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid…
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Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Sep 28

    Insufficient Experience Information Sinks Offeror’s Proposal

    Insufficient Experience Information Sinks Offeror’s Proposal
    An offeror’s failure to provide the type of past performance information mandated by a solicitation led to the offeror’s elimination from consideration for a  major GSA contract. A recent GAO bid protest decision highlights…
  • Sep 27

    GAO’s Task Order Protest Jurisdiction Ends September 30, 2016

    GAO’s Task Order Protest Jurisdiction Ends September 30, 2016
    After September 30, 2016, unsuccessful offerors will lose the ability to challenge some task order awards issued by civilian agencies. With the House of Representatives and Senate at odds over the extent to which task orders should be…
  • Sep 26

    Thank You, Huntsville!

    Thank You, Huntsville!
    I am back in Lawrence after a great trip to Huntsville, Alabama, where I spoke at the Redstone Edge Conference.  My presentation focused on the recent major developments in small business contracting, including the changes to the…
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Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers trucking accident news, safety issues, and legislative updates. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Determining Whether Liability Exists in Truck Accidents with No Known Cause

    Determining Whether Liability Exists in Truck Accidents with No Known Cause
    All truck accidents are different. Some are straightforward accidents in which a driver’s fault is apparent. However, other accidents present a more difficult task when it comes to determining who was at fault, or what happened in…
  • Sep 21

    Court Interprets “Good Samaritan Law” Broadly in Truck Accident Case

    Court Interprets “Good Samaritan Law” Broadly in Truck Accident Case
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Ohio issued a written opinion dealing with that state’s “Good Samaritan Law.” In the case of Carter v. Reese, the court interpreted the law broadly, including anyone who…
  • Sep 14

    SUV Driver Injured When Tractor-Trailer Attempts Illegal Turn

    SUV Driver Injured When Tractor-Trailer Attempts Illegal Turn
    According to a recent article, a driver was severely injured on a highway in Maine last month in an accident involving a tractor-trailer. The injured driver was driving behind the tractor-trailer in an SUV when the truck unexpectedly slowed…
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South Carolina Personal Injury Law…

South Carolina Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Patrick E. Knie.

http://www.southcarolinapersonalinjurylawblog.com/
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Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 28

    Tracking Locational Data Via Cell Phone

    Tracking Locational Data Via Cell Phone
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my column on Verdict this week, I discuss the Indiana court of appeals case of Zanders v. Indiana, which held that police violate the Fourth Amendment if they obtain locational history data about a cell phone from the cell…
  • Sep 27

    Trump Loses Badly to Clinton and Is Trounced by Reality

    Trump Loses Badly to Clinton and Is Trounced by Reality
    by Neil H. BuchananDonald Trump's loss in the first presidential debate on Monday night was predictable.  Jane Goodall, the expert on primate behavior, said earlier this year that Trump's behavior during the Republican primary debates…
  • Sep 26

    A Former Debater Previews Tonight's Presidential "Debate" (and Proposes a Drinking Game)

    A Former Debater Previews Tonight's Presidential "Debate" (and Proposes a Drinking Game)
    by Michael DorfTonight is the much-anticipated first of three presidential (and one vice-presidential) "debates" between the Republican and Democratic candidates. I have put the word in quotation marks to reflect the fact that, as Jill Lepore…
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San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Divorce!

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Divorce!
    If you haven’t heard the news by now, I can only assume that you have been living under a rock or buried in a media-less hole for some time now. And yes, by “the news”, I mean the news of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s…
  • Sep 26

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?
    The rules of evidence can be challenging. Understanding it is a skill that must be honed and refined, which is what we try to do at the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford. In this blog, we will discuss two of the most important evidentiary…
  • Sep 23

    Which parent gets credit for time when children aren’t physically with either?

    Which parent gets credit for time when children aren’t physically with either?
    If you have minor children and are paying or receiving child support, you are probably already aware that the timeshare percentage, or the percent of time that the child/ren are with each parent, plays a role in determining the amount of…
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My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Sep 28

    Brad Clark: A Kentucky Criminal Defense Attorney Pursues Expungements With Conviction…and Technology

    Brad Clark: A Kentucky Criminal Defense Attorney Pursues Expungements With Conviction…and Technology
    At last month’s TBD Conference, I wound up in a break out session with Kentucky criminal defense attorney, Brad Clark. Not only did Brad open his own law practice a few months before, but at the same time, he launched the Unconvicted…
  • Sep 26

    Make Money Mondays: Mini Legal Service Packages, Take Two

    Make Money Mondays: Mini Legal Service Packages, Take Two
    Most lawyers are familiar with, and skeptical about offering mini legal services packages – which is really just a fancy name for unbundling . In other words, in contrast to a full service experience, from advice about a particular…
  • Sep 22

    UPDATE to Study Finds Solo Lawyers Bill Only Two Hours A Day

    UPDATE to Study Finds Solo Lawyers Bill Only Two Hours A Day
    You know the saying, “ask and ye shall receive?” It really works!  In yesterday’s post  Study Finds Solo Lawyers Bill Only Two Hours A Day, I questioned the results of a “Legal Trends Study” announced…
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Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    EEOC Issues New Retaliation Guidance for Worker

    EEOC Issues New Retaliation Guidance for Worker
    For the first time in nearly two decades, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has revised its guidance on the issue of workplace retaliation. This is an important issue because retaliation is the most frequently-alleged…
  • Sep 25

    U.S. Rep.: Chipotle Wage Theft Needs DOL Investigation

    U.S. Rep.: Chipotle Wage Theft Needs DOL Investigation
    The U.S. Department of Labor should investigate alleged wage theft by Chipotle Mexican Grill, says U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut.  The burrito chain, which last year grappled with a host of food safety problems, is now…
  • Sep 22

    Age Discrimination Cited in Apple Genius Bar Denying Work to Renowned Apple Software Engineer

    Age Discrimination Cited in Apple Genius Bar Denying Work to Renowned Apple Software Engineer
    Age discrimination is something we’re going to be seeing a lot more of in the coming years, as older generations are working longer and in more highly specialized fields. As of 2016, nearly 20 percent of Americans over the age of 65 are…
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Health Law News and Notes

Health Law News and Notes

Covers healthcare regulatory news impacting physicians and other healthcare providers. By Amy Fehn.

http://www.healthlawoffices.com/blog/
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HealthLaw Offices Blog

HealthLaw Offices Blog

Features news items related to health care regulatory developments and other information of interest to health law attorneys and health care providers. By Fehn, Robichaud and Colagiovanni, PLLC d/b/a HealthLaw Offices.

http://www.healthlawoffices.com/blog/
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CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 28

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire
    Once the jury panel has been sworn, prospective jurors are selected at random, seated in the jury box, and questioned. Counsel may conduct a “liberal and probing examination” that’s calculated to discover juror bias or…
  • Sep 26

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement
    Millennials appear to be less likely to marry and more likely to live together. As the Huffington Post explains, “[c]ouples are now more apt to consider cohabitation as their next stage in their relationships before they begin to…
  • Sep 23

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively
    Many lawyers believe that their productivity gets a boost when they multitask. Sadly, it may be just the opposite. But because multitasking isn’t going away anytime soon, lawyers can learn ways to break bad habits and multitask more…
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CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 28

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire
    Once the jury panel has been sworn, prospective jurors are selected at random, seated in the jury box, and questioned. Counsel may conduct a “liberal and probing examination” that’s calculated to discover juror bias or…
  • Sep 26

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement
    Millennials appear to be less likely to marry and more likely to live together. As the Huffington Post explains, “[c]ouples are now more apt to consider cohabitation as their next stage in their relationships before they begin to…
  • Sep 23

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively
    Many lawyers believe that their productivity gets a boost when they multitask. Sadly, it may be just the opposite. But because multitasking isn’t going away anytime soon, lawyers can learn ways to break bad habits and multitask more…
Rank this Week: 290

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
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Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Sep 28

    Podiatrists Blamed for Negligent Care, Lawsuit Filed

    Podiatrists Blamed for Negligent Care, Lawsuit Filed
    Foot surgery should be considered routine because it is performed every day all across the country with few problems. However, sometimes a mistake is made that causes the patient extreme pain and the need for further medical treatment. In one…
  • Sep 23

    Man Suffered Injuries, Dysphasia, Due to Medical Negligence

    Man Suffered Injuries, Dysphasia, Due to Medical Negligence
    Hospitals are places where we expect to be treated for our medical problems. Sometimes, however, hospitals fall short of providing proper care and may even provide negligent care that causes serious injuries. A man filed a lawsuit in Cook…
  • Sep 20

    Man Files Lawsuit Alleging Loss of Vision after Eye Surgery

    Man Files Lawsuit Alleging Loss of Vision after Eye Surgery
    Eye surgery is among the most difficult and delicate types of surgery available. There are a number of reasons why eye surgery may be required. Some of the most common eye problems that necessitate medical treatment are cataracts and myopia.…
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