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Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 419

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

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

    Following U.S. Supreme Court Review, Ninth Circuit Remands EEOC Subpoena Case

    Following U.S. Supreme Court Review, Ninth Circuit Remands EEOC Subpoena Case
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Christopher J. DeGroff and Alex W. Karasik Seyfarth Synopsis: After the U.S. Supreme Court clarified in McLane Co. v. EEOC, No. 15-1248, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 2327 (U.S. 2017), that the scope of review for employers…
  • May 23

    New Study Of EEOC Enforcement: Demystifying EEOC Determination, Conciliation & Litigation Timeline

    New Study Of EEOC Enforcement: Demystifying EEOC Determination, Conciliation & Litigation Timeline
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Andrew Scroggins and Christopher DeGroff Seyfarth Synopsis: An in-depth analysis by Seyfarth Shaw sheds new light on how quickly the EEOC moves matters from letter of determination, through conciliation, to…
  • May 22

    The EEOC Shoots At A Fish In The Proverbial Staffing Firm Barrel

    The EEOC Shoots At A Fish In The Proverbial Staffing Firm Barrel
    By David J. Rowland and Andrew L. Scroggins Seyfarth Synopsis:  In a case filed May 8 in federal court in New Jersey, the EEOC sued an IT staffing firm for age discrimination on behalf of a candidate seeking placement into an position…
Rank this Week: 499

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • May 25

    Blog Post: Muzak Asks DC Circ. To Rethink Copyright Royalty Ruling

    Blog Post: Muzak Asks DC Circ. To Rethink Copyright Royalty Ruling
    Music provider Muzak on Thursday asked the D.C. Circuit to rethink a decision that revived an unusual lawsuit that claims the company is using an obscure grandfather clause to “cheat artists,” saying that the ruling was…
  • May 25

    Blog Post: Enviros Add Endangered Species Claim To Keystone Challenge

    Blog Post: Enviros Add Endangered Species Claim To Keystone Challenge
    Environmental organizations on Wednesday added new claims against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in their suit against the State Department and other agencies over the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, telling a Montana federal court…
  • May 25

    Blog Post: Pipeline Foes Crash Confirmation Hearing For FERC Nominee

    Blog Post: Pipeline Foes Crash Confirmation Hearing For FERC Nominee
    An otherwise sleepy U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for two new Federal Energy Regulatory Commission commissioners was roused by several protestors of the agency's pipeline review and approval policies who angrily shouted for FERC to be shut…
Rank this Week: 591

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

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

    McCarthy’s opens NY office to serve U.S. clients looking to do business in Canada

    McCarthy’s opens NY office to serve U.S. clients looking to do business in Canada
    McCarthy Tétrault LLP is opening a New York deals office to support U.S. law firms, private equity and clients with Canadian legal matters.The office will practice Canadian law exclusively and be led by newly appointed managing partner…
  • May 25

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2017

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2017
    CanadaSupreme Court to hear federal government's appeal on residential school records, Canadian PressVerdict expected in inquest into firefighter training deaths in Ontario, Canadian PressCanada considers giving UN funds for victims of…
  • May 24

    Ontario releases sweeping workplace protection report

    Ontario releases sweeping workplace protection report
    With 173 recommendations calling for expanded protection for workers in Ontario, The Changing Workplaces Review final report was released May 23.The 419-page report comes after two years of consultations and review, and while Erin Kuzz,…
Rank this Week: 80

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

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

    Pushing politically correct envelopes for fun and profit

    Pushing politically correct envelopes for fun and profit
    Yesterday, I used a phrase that some might say is politically incorrect. I said, “They may love you like a brother.” Did you notice? Did you wonder why I didn’t add “or sister”? Did you wonder why I didn’t…
  • May 24

    Stop talking about yourself all the time

    Stop talking about yourself all the time
    Not everyone in your target market needs your services right now. Not everyone is ready to hire you. Not everyone has someone they can refer. Someday? Sure. Just not today. So when they talk to you or read your blog post or email, a lot of…
  • May 23

    Maybe you need to get out more

    Maybe you need to get out more
    If you’re like most people, you spend most of your time with people who are similar to yourself. Other professionals you know through work, neighbors with similar income levels and lifestyles, friends with similar values and interests.…
Rank this Week: 268

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • May 25

    How a Chipmunk Emoji Cost an Israeli Texter $2,200

    How a Chipmunk Emoji Cost an Israeli Texter $2,200
    by Gabriella Ziccarelli and Eric Goldman [Eric’s introduction: Gabriella is a star SCU Law alum and an associate at Blank Rome in DC. She is also a former Internet Law student of mine. As a teacher, it’s…
  • May 18

    Facebook Defeats Lawsuit Over Material Support for Terrorists–Cohen v. Facebook

    Facebook Defeats Lawsuit Over Material Support for Terrorists–Cohen v. Facebook
    We’ve seen a cluster of lawsuits against social media sites based on their alleged provision of material support to terrorists. The first substantive ruling–in Fields v. Twitter, now on appeal to the Ninth Circuit–was a…
  • May 17

    Revisiting the Discoverability of Facebook Account Activity–Gordon v. TGR

    Revisiting the Discoverability of Facebook Account Activity–Gordon v. TGR
    The facts of this case are fairly typical. The plaintiff was hit by a truck. She sued the truck company and driver. In discovery, the defendants requested that she “download and produce an electronic copy of your Facebook account…
Rank this Week: 63

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

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

    Total Knee Replacement Increasingly Popular for Younger Patient

    Total Knee Replacement Increasingly Popular for Younger Patient
    Not too long ago, when you thought of a total knee replacement, you probably associated it with a medical procedure for the elderly.  With total knee replacement surgery leading all other elective surgical procedures in the nation at…
  • May 21

    Bounce Houses Put Kids at Serious Risk of Harm

    Bounce Houses Put Kids at Serious Risk of Harm
    If your child is invited to birthday parties this summer, he or she may encounter a bounce house. Portable bounce houses have become really common, as they can be delivered and set up quickly to provide a fun activity children enjoy.…
  • May 18

    Dangerous BBQ Grills Could Cause Serious Injury in Summer Month

    Dangerous BBQ Grills Could Cause Serious Injury in Summer Month
    Summer is a time for cookouts on the grill. Unfortunately, a fun outdoor barbecue could quickly turn into a devastating disaster if something goes wrong with a grill. Grills could be dangerous not only while in use, but also while simply…
Rank this Week: 940

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 103

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

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

    Will The OFCCP Survive Past 2018? Merger With EEOC Proposed

    Will The OFCCP Survive Past 2018? Merger With EEOC Proposed
    On May 23, 2017, the Department of Labor released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018. The budget contains several cost-cutting measures that reflect the new priorities of the Trump administration. A notable aspect of the proposed…
  • May 23

    Florida Legislation Establishes That Ride-Sharing Drivers Are Independent Contractors, Not Employee

    Florida Legislation Establishes That Ride-Sharing Drivers Are Independent Contractors, Not Employee
    The issue of whether workers are properly classified as independent contractors rather than employees is a common dispute in the gig economy, particularly in newer, technology-based industries, such as ride-sharing. That issue just became a…
  • May 22

    Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Pursue Claim that Was Discovered After Bankruptcy Filing

    Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Pursue Claim that Was Discovered After Bankruptcy Filing
    Recently, we discussed a decision that considered whether a former employee’s failure to initially list an employment discrimination claim on her bankruptcy schedules barred her from pursuing the claim against her former employer under…
Rank this Week: 779

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 718

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 255

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 160

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • May 25

    15 Fun Facts About Wine & Tax On National Wine Day

    15 Fun Facts About Wine & Tax On National Wine Day
    If you're craving a glass of Pinot today, you're in good company: it's National Wine Day. Here are 15 facts about wine and tax to help you celebrate with your pour:
  • May 24

    Messi Prison Sentence Stands After Supreme Court Rejects Tax Fraud Appeal

    Messi Prison Sentence Stands After Supreme Court Rejects Tax Fraud Appeal
    The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi's appeal, confirming his conviction on tax fraud charges. His prison sentence will stand.
  • May 24

    Court Rules That Religious Freedom Law Is Not A Free Pass for Tax Evasion

    Court Rules That Religious Freedom Law Is Not A Free Pass for Tax Evasion
    Religious freedom is not a valid defense for tax evasion. That was the ruling out of the Supreme Court of Indiana when it refused to hear an appeal from Rodney Tyms-Bey, who argued that the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act…
Rank this Week: 763

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

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

    Regulatory Compliance Consulting – new webinar on financial crime and the Fourth Money Laundering Directive

    Regulatory Compliance Consulting – new webinar on financial crime and the Fourth Money Laundering Directive
    Our latest Regulatory Compliance Consulting webinar is now available. This webinar covers financial crime and the Fourth Money Laundering Directive. To access the webinar please register here.… Continue Reading
  • May 25

    EBA final draft RTS on valuation under BRRD

    EBA final draft RTS on valuation under BRRD
    The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published final draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) that specify valuation principles that shall be used before and after a resolution occurs. Valuation before resolution is critical to the…
  • May 25

    ESMA consults on draft technical advice, ITS and guidelines under MMF Regulation

    ESMA consults on draft technical advice, ITS and guidelines under MMF Regulation
    On 7 December 2016, the Council of the EU confirmed its agreement on the final text of the draft Regulation on money market funds (MMF Regulation). The European Parliament subsequently agreed the text of the MMF Regulation in plenary session…
Rank this Week: 846

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

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

    Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law

    Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law
    ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWFree access to apjel Volume 1925 May 2017Dear reader,The IUCN Academy of Environmental Law's annual Colloquium in Cebu, the Philippines will soon start and to mark the occasion, we are delighted to…
  • May 17

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law
    Oxford University Press launches the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional LawYour launchpad for global constitutional researchwww.mpeccol.com ·         Developed for use by…
  • May 10

    La comparaison juridique et l’Afrique: Regards italien

    La comparaison juridique et l’Afrique: Regards italien
    Conférence-débat du Master 2 Droits africainsEcole de Droit de la SorbonneUniversité Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneLa comparaison juridique et l’Afrique. Regards italiens  AvecRodolfo SaccoProfesseur…
Rank this Week: 415

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 118

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 25

    “Google” Still Not (Yet) Generic

    “Google” Still Not (Yet) Generic
    Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a significant opinion on the topic of genericness, Elliott v. Google, Inc., No. 15-15809. The opinion affirmed a federal district court’s grant of summary judgment…
  • May 24

    USPTO Proposes Cheaper, Faster Cancellation Option

    USPTO Proposes Cheaper, Faster Cancellation Option
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office register contains a lot of dead weight. In order to obtain a trademark registration and maintain the registration, the owner must use the mark in U.S. interstate commerce (as always, with a few limited…
  • May 19

    Dubious Patent Trolls and a Crowdfunded Infringement Defense

    Dubious Patent Trolls and a Crowdfunded Infringement Defense
    We’ve spent time discussing the patent troll phenomenon in the past.  Patent trolls are less pejoratively referred to as non-practicing entities, because they do not make or use the inventions covered by their patents. …
Rank this Week: 328

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

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

    Citigroup Settles Money Laundering Investigation for $100M

    Citigroup Settles Money Laundering Investigation for $100M
    Bank employees at Citigroup had suspicions for years that more than $1 billion in payments being sent over 30 million transactions to Mexico through its Banamex USA division were shady. Despite ample evidence, that generated some 18,000…
  • Apr 13

    Federal Bill Targets Class Action Lawsuit, Undercuts Consumer Right

    Federal Bill Targets Class Action Lawsuit, Undercuts Consumer Right
    Tort reform supporters in Congress are fired up, gaining significant traction in recent weeks with a number of proposed measures that could substantially undercut consumer rights.  One of the most troubling bills takes aim at class…
  • Apr 5

    Bank of America Ordered to Pay $46M in Wrongful Foreclosure Case

    Bank of America Ordered to Pay $46M in Wrongful Foreclosure Case
    A federal bankruptcy court judge in California recently ordered Bank of America to pay a stunning $46 in damages after a years-long foreclosure nightmare that literally pushed one couple to the brink of death.  The bulk of that $46…
Rank this Week: 582

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

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

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency
    As we brace for the next revelation to contribute to Trump's "downward spiral," as Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn) put it, let's not lose sight of the unmitigated and long-lasting damage the malevolent orange shit-gibbon…
  • May 18

    Country Over Party: Get Rid Of The Orange Nightmare First; Worry About Pence Later

    Country Over Party: Get Rid Of The Orange Nightmare First; Worry About Pence Later
    Donald Trump is mentally, intellectually and moral unfit to be president.  His ignorant and erratic behavior is a threat to our national security, as most recently shown by his perhaps unwitting disclosure of highly classified…
  • May 17

    Profiles In Cowardice: "It Is What It Is"

    Profiles In Cowardice: "It Is What It Is"
    Sen. Howard Baker (R-Tenn): "What did the president know and when did he know it?""Nixon’s tactics backfired because the system of checks and balances clicked into place; the public demanded that the president be held accountable for…
Rank this Week: 144

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 25

    Should Democrats Kiss Trump’s Ring?

    Should Democrats Kiss Trump’s Ring?
    by Michael DorfThe scene of the lavish reception that greeted President Trump in Saudi Arabia was arresting to say the least. The Saudi royal family (literally) rolled out the red carpet, treating Muslim-bashing Trump as a hero. While the…
  • May 24

    A More Civilized Sort Of Jury Nullification

    A More Civilized Sort Of Jury Nullification
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my column for this week, I write about the topic of jury nullification, occasioned by an episode of RadioLab that begins with a woman who served on a jury discussing having been criminally penalized for telling her…
  • May 23

    Necessary Conditions for A Few Republicans to Be Courageou

    Necessary Conditions for A Few Republicans to Be Courageou
    by Neil H. BuchananEveryone is still trying to figure out what to make of the last two weeks of nonstop news about Donald Trump's unraveling presidency.  His trip abroad is generating a bit of news (including his curtsy to a Saudi…
Rank this Week: 379

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

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

    American Pipe tolls statute of limitations for class actions too

    American Pipe tolls statute of limitations for class actions too
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.Assessing the viability of a securities fraud class action, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the statute of limitations was tolled during the pendency of two prior class actions. The court read American…
  • May 24

    In light of Bandimere, SEC stays proceedings subject to Tenth Circuit review

    In light of Bandimere, SEC stays proceedings subject to Tenth Circuit review
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.In light of the Tenth Circuit’s decision to deny the SEC’s petition for rehearing en banc of Bandimere v. SEC, the SEC has stayed certain administrative proceedings assigned to an administrative law…
  • May 23

    Town supervisor convicted in muni bonds fraud case

    Town supervisor convicted in muni bonds fraud case
    By Amanda Maine, J.D.The former town supervisor of Ramapo, New York, has been found guilty by a jury of 20 counts of conspiracy, securities fraud, and wire fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York…
Rank this Week: 452

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

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

    What is Medical Negligence?

    What is Medical Negligence?
    Many people use the terms “medical negligence” and “medical malpractice” interchangeably. While medical negligence is an element of medical malpractice, they do not mean the same thing. In fact, not all incidents of…
  • May 24

    Memorial Day Car Accident

    Memorial Day Car Accident
    For many, Memorial Day is seen as a chance to escape. People from all over the country take advantage of the three-day weekend by going to barbecues, taking vacations, and celebrating with friends and family. Unfortunately, this holiday is…
  • May 23

    Child Pedestrian Safety

    Child Pedestrian Safety
    Despite all of the child pedestrian safety education and initiatives that exist, child pedestrian accidents still arise frequently. Distracted driving, intoxicated driving, reckless driving, aggressive, driving, road rage, and speeding are…
Rank this Week: 803

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

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

    Boston Restaurants Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

    Boston Restaurants Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
    Two Boston restaurants, both in the same Back Bay building, have been temporarily closed by city health inspectors for multiple cases of Salmonella poisoning. Seven people have reportedly become sick after eating at Back Bay Sandwich and…
  • May 24

    What to know about Botulism

    What to know about Botulism
    What is Botulism Botulism is a rare, life-threatening paralytic illness caused by neurotoxins produced by an anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium, Clostridium botulinum.[1]  Unlike Clostridium perfringens, which…
  • May 23

    Salmonella Tainted Basil Seeds Recalled

    Salmonella Tainted Basil Seeds Recalled
    L.A. Lucky Import & Export Inc. announced it is voluntarily recalling L.A. Lucky Brand Basil Seeds 2.1 oz due to presence of Salmonella in the packet. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in…
Rank this Week: 44

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 952

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and premises liability litigation. By Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP.

http://www.indianainjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 553

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

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

    Cannabis Arrest Follows Gift of a Cannabis Edible

    Cannabis Arrest Follows Gift of a Cannabis Edible
    A California man was arrested recently in connection with an alleged crime involving a chocolate bar containing THC. According to KEYT, the incident occurred on March 12, 2017 and the man was arrested both because of other drugs found during…
  • May 23

    Cannabis Businesses Could be the Next Great American Industry

    Cannabis Businesses Could be the Next Great American Industry
    Los Angeles marijuana business attorneys have helped cannabis businesses throughout California to build thriving, profitable companies in the decades since the state began permitting cannabis sales. Now, the cannabis industry is growing…
  • May 21

    Studies Show Cannabis Compound Can Halve Seizures in Epileptic Patient

    Studies Show Cannabis Compound Can Halve Seizures in Epileptic Patient
    Evidence continues to mount demonstrating the many health benefits of cannabis and cannabis compounds. According to Medical News Today, researchers from Ohio State University recently conducted a study on the impact of a daily dose of…
Rank this Week: 422

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 25

    "Capital Punishment and the Courts"

    "Capital Punishment and the Courts"
    The title of this post is the title of this commentary/book review authored by Jonathan Mitchell and available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Courting Death, Professors Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker present a thoughtful and trenchant…
  • May 25

    Deep dive into the deep challenges of sentencing different types of child sex offender

    Deep dive into the deep challenges of sentencing different types of child sex offender
    The Shreveport Times has this detailed five-part series, called Sinister Web, which looks into the modern digital world of child pornography. One article in the series examines case-processing and sentencing issues and challenges in this sad…
  • May 25

    "The portal itself is like a video game for criminal justice nerds."

    "The portal itself is like a video game for criminal justice nerds."
    The title of this post is a sentence that got me (too) excited about this new criminal justice resource called "Measure for Justice." The sentence is found in this Marshall Project article, fully headlined "The New Tool That…
Rank this Week: 79

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 25

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 25, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 25, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • May 25

    News Headlines for May 25, 2017

    News Headlines for May 25, 2017
    Fannie and Freddie Endgame Takes Shape ,Managing Partners Say Their Lawyers Are Underperforming and Slow to Change | Big Law Business ,Facing bankruptcy rumors, Gymboree names former Tilly’s head as CEO ,New Wave of Lehman Litigation…
  • May 25

    Read Issue #111 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #111 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #111) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 41

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 384

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • May 25

    More on Marine nude postings-Protecting the Rights of IndiViduals Against Technological Exploitation, or PRIVATE Act

    More on Marine nude postings-Protecting the Rights of IndiViduals Against Technological Exploitation, or PRIVATE Act
    Military Times is reporting–House lawmakers Wednesday overwhelmingly passed new rules making the secret recording or unauthorized sharing of nude photos a crime under military law, in response to the Marine Corps United scandal earlier…
  • May 11

    The tipsy judge? I don’t think so, but possibly an unfortunate meme

    The tipsy judge? I don’t think so, but possibly an unfortunate meme
    The Army Court of Criminal Appeals has decided the case of United States v. Heath, adverse to the appellant.  The question to be resolved “is whether SPC XX’s testimony was admissible as a prior consistent statement.”…
  • May 5

    Not in the military – mostly

    Not in the military – mostly
    The state of Maryland is no longer pursuing sexual assault charges against two teenagers who were accused of dragging a 14-year-old girl into the bathroom of Rockville High School and raping her. The accused students, 18-year-old Henry…
Rank this Week: 508

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

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

    The Change We Need In Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

    The Change We Need In Consumer Bankruptcy Practice
    The American Bankruptcy Institute under the leadership of retired Judge Eugene Wedoff is gathering input for a review of changes needed in consumer bankruptcy law.  I was privileged to offer my thoughts at NACBA’s 25th annual…
  • May 18

    Hammered By Rule 3002.1

    Hammered By Rule 3002.1
    To my mind, Rule 3002.1 is the most powerful, most under-utilized tool in our tool box. And its power is coming to the fore as Chapter 13’s filed in 2011 and 2012 wind to a close. Don’t let your home-owning client leave Chapter 13…
  • May 13

    Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble

    Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble
    I find I’m back at the Bankruptcy Mastery keyboard. Several years ago I thought I had said all there was to say here to new bankruptcy lawyers. But stuff just keeps bubbling to the forefront and my fingers itch. It seems there’s…
Rank this Week: 906

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • May 25

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead
    2017-2018 Editorial Board Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Kelly Executive Editor Steven Horn Managing & Publications Editor Erich Grome Articles Editor Samantha Trussel Notes Editor Brian Silver Research & Articles Selection Editor…
  • Sep 4

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2015-2016 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Abby Chestnut Allison Curry Anshika Mehrotra Blake Browning Christian Nee David Showalter…
  • Jun 18

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead
    Editor-in-Chief Manmeet Dhindsa Executive Editor Jesse Hong Managing Editor Gwen Ball Senior Articles Editor Samantha Grunberg Senior Notes Editor Geoff Moody Senior Research Editor Liz Dalton Research Editor Matt Devendorf Articles Selection…
Rank this Week: 635

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • May 25

    "Act Locally, Reflect Globally" report from Sabin Center offers checklist for local govs on climate change

    "Act Locally, Reflect Globally" report from Sabin Center offers checklist for local govs on climate change
    Susan Biniaz, former lead climate lawyer for the Department of State and now an adjunct at Columbia and Yale, has published ACT LOCALLY, REFLECT GLOBALLY: A CHECKLIST OF OPTIONS FOR U.S. CITIES AND STATES TO ENGAGE INTERNATIONALLY IN CLIMATE…
  • May 24

    Hillside homes, slip-slidin' away

    Hillside homes, slip-slidin' away
    The foothills around Boise are teeming with newly built mansions, and there seems to be an insatiable market for them. The problem is: while Boise has a foothills planning ordinance, it is riddled with loopholes and the city has been...
  • May 23

    OECD publishes major report on land use planning in member countrie

    OECD publishes major report on land use planning in member countrie
    Earlier this month, OECD published The Governance of Land Use: Policy Analysis and Recommendations, which can be viewed freely on its website (and embedded below) or purchased here. The document is a remarkable synthesis of international land…
Rank this Week: 105

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

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

    Disciplinary Discharge of Employees on Workers’ Compensation

    Disciplinary Discharge of Employees on Workers’ Compensation
    Employers often shy away from discharging employees for disciplinary reasons when those employees are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, such as in instances where the employee is working a modified duty assignment. …
  • Apr 21

    Pennsylvania Law Allowing Employer Use of Payroll Debit Cards Takes Effect May 4

    Pennsylvania Law Allowing Employer Use of Payroll Debit Cards Takes Effect May 4
    As we previously noted, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law in November that amends the Pennsylvania Banking Code to permit the use of payroll debit cards, with certain conditions.  The law brought welcome clarity to this…
  • Apr 7

    Breaking New Ground: Seventh Circuit Rules that Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation

    Breaking New Ground: Seventh Circuit Rules that Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation
    Workplace rights for LGBT individuals has been a rapidly developing area of the law.  A little over two years ago, former President Obama signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees on…
Rank this Week: 358

Dallas Personal Injury Blog

Dallas Personal Injury Blog

By Rasansky Law Firm. Covers personal injury law, motor vehicle accidents, daycare and nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice.

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

    Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement With USAA

    Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement With USAA
    Negotiating a fair car accident settlement with USAA. While many people attempt to handle their own car accident injury claim without a lawyer, it’s important that you understand how the process works (as well as the…
  • May 23

    Jeff Rasansky Named to 2017’s Best Lawyers in Dalla

    Jeff Rasansky Named to 2017’s Best Lawyers in Dalla
    Attorney Jeff Rasansky has once again been named one of this year’s Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine. Previously named one of Dallas’ best attorneys in 2012, 2014, and 2016, attorney Jeff Rasansky has…
  • May 17

    Dallas Hit-and-Run Car Accident Lawyer

    Dallas Hit-and-Run Car Accident Lawyer
    Injured by a hit-and-run driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas? Call Rasansky Law Firm at 1-877-405-4313 to learn how we can help! We offer free over-the-phone consultations, and can explain the options available to you moving forward. If we…
Rank this Week: 845

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 25

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming
    On May 23, 2017, the Government of Ontario released the Changing Workplaces Review final report by authors C. Michael Mitchell and John C. Murray. It contains 173 recommendations that recommend significant changes to Ontario employment law…
  • May 25

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Canada (Governor General in…
  • May 25

    Ransomware: No Honor Among Thieves and More Expensive

    Ransomware: No Honor Among Thieves and More Expensive
    The FBI says that ransomware nets cybercriminals $1 billion a year. No wonder so many people want a piece of that pie. Computerworld recently reported that hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand…
Rank this Week: 39

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 643

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

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

    M&A trends: augmented and virtual reality

    M&A trends: augmented and virtual reality
    Since Facebook’s $3 billion acquisition of Oculus VR – a company that develops and manufactures virtual reality headsets – augmented and virtual reality technology has become a major topic of discussion in the M&A world.…
  • May 23

    M&A trends and how to add value in medtech deal

    M&A trends and how to add value in medtech deal
    It is well documented that the medical technology (MedTech) industry has been one of the fastest growing sectors in North America over the past several years. In Ontario alone, there are currently 24,000 employees and over 1,300 companies…
  • May 18

    True sales: a refresher

    True sales: a refresher
    Securitization remains an important tool for companies to realize value from future payment streams and raise financing, typically at a better cost of funds than the interest expense associated with a corporate loan or bond. While there are…
Rank this Week: 677

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • May 25

    Article of Interest: "Restoring Justice: Purging Evil From Federal Rule of Evidence 609," by Judge Timothy Rice

    Article of Interest: "Restoring Justice: Purging Evil From Federal Rule of Evidence 609," by Judge Timothy Rice
    The Honorable Timothy R. Rice, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, sent me a copy of his forthcoming article, "Restoring Justice: Purging Evil From Federal Rule of Evidence 609." (forthcoming…
  • May 20

    The Disinterested Alibi Witness and the Adnan Syed Appeal

    The Disinterested Alibi Witness and the Adnan Syed Appeal
    In its its Reply Brief of Appellee/Cross-Appellant in the Adnan Syed case, the defense makes an important point about Asia McClain that bears upon prejudice, i.e., whether Cristina Gutierrez's failure to contact/call her as an alibi witness…
  • May 19

    My First Take on the Defense's Reply Brief in the Adnan Syed Case

    My First Take on the Defense's Reply Brief in the Adnan Syed Case
    Today, the defense filed its Reply Brief of Appellee/Cross-Appellant in the Adnan Syed case. This is the last brief that will be filed before oral arguments in the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland on June 8th. In the Reply...
Rank this Week: 549

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 25

    Barristers, Law Clerks, and Fees (Oh, My)

    Barristers, Law Clerks, and Fees (Oh, My)
    Several decades ago, an American client asked me to help recruit some British barristers for an international project. I flew to London and met in chambers with a QC and a junior, and we discussed other barristers who might be...
  • May 23

    Removing Confederate Monument

    Removing Confederate Monument
    New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu explains why they had to go:
  • May 23

    AALS 2018 Annual Meeting Program on “Reconstruction: The Second Founding” CFP

    AALS 2018 Annual Meeting Program on “Reconstruction: The Second Founding” CFP
    The AALS Sections on Constitutional Law and Legal History invite paper submissions to participate in our joint program, “Reconstruction: The Second Founding,” at the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting on January 4, 2018. One paper will be selected…
Rank this Week: 62

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday May 25, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.Ontario’s probate fees are $250 for the first $50,000 of an estate’s value and $15 for each additional $1,000. These…
  • May 24

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday May 24, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.The Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines (SSAG) assist Ontario Courts in determining the amount of spousal support payable by a spouse. …
  • May 23

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of May 23, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of May 23, 2017
    *Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of May 23, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter:The Tipping Point: Regulation of Toronto’s Airbnb MarketA third of Cosby’s jury pool has an opinion on his guilt or innocenceJury…
Rank this Week: 229

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

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

    Joseph Focil Was Terminated From Wells Fargo Following Suspicious Cash Deposit

    Joseph Focil Was Terminated From Wells Fargo Following Suspicious Cash Deposit
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 23, 2017 indicate that former California-based Wedbush Securities broker/adviser Joseph Focil has been sanctioned by FINRA and suspended from acting as a…
  • May 25

    James Rose Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA

    James Rose Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 23, 2017 indicate that former New York-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser James Rose has been sanctioned by FINRA and suspended from…
  • May 25

    Kris Lewis Was Terminated From a Former Employer Following Rule Violation

    Kris Lewis Was Terminated From a Former Employer Following Rule Violation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 23, 2017 indicate that Kansas-based St. Bernard Financial Services broker/adviser Kris Lewis has been named in a pending FINRA complaint.…
Rank this Week: 115

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 25

    3 Times to Consider the ADA in Workers’ Compensation

    3 Times to Consider the ADA in Workers’ Compensation
    Workers’ compensation claims professionals and other interested stakeholders face many challenges in their programs.  One important challenge is running a program that is consistent with the applicable workers’ compensation…
  • May 24

    Impact of OSHA’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule On Employers & Their TPA

    Impact of OSHA’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule On Employers & Their TPA
      This Interview with Broadspire’s CEO Danielle Lisenbey was originally published in Crawford’s On the FrontLine Magazine – Spring 2017   The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) implemented a final…
  • May 23

    Avoid Ethical and Legal Pitfalls In Workers’ Comp Surveillance

    Avoid Ethical and Legal Pitfalls In Workers’ Comp Surveillance
    Surveillance can be an effective tool to reduce costs in a workers’ compensation program.  While many service providers can show “injured” employees doing some crazy activities, it comes with a price and often does not…
Rank this Week: 227

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

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

    Attribution and Citation on Twitter

    Attribution and Citation on Twitter
    Twitter is best known for its 140 character limit and rapid-fire tirades. However, it also has a rich and evolving approach to attribution. The post Attribution and Citation on Twitter appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • May 24

    3 Count: Wargaming

    3 Count: Wargaming
    Disney files motion to dismiss in Zootopia case, former Chinese student files lawsuit against his alma mater and World of Takes maker apologizes to YouTuber. The post 3 Count: Wargaming appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • May 23

    Review: A Fragile Trust

    Review: A Fragile Trust
    There’s not much left that can be said about the Jayson Blair scandal. The New York Times, the paper where Blair worked, spent more than 7,000 words on it in the immediate aftermath. Jayson Blair wrote a critically and…
Rank this Week: 258

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • May 25

    PERM Labor Certification Transfer of Employment | Changing Jobs During the PERM Proce

    PERM Labor Certification Transfer of Employment | Changing Jobs During the PERM Proce
    The first step along the road to a most employment-based green cards is to get a PERM Labor Certification. However, throughout the immigration process, other offers may arise that work better for your situation. This is why we often get…
  • May 18

    EB2 Green Card Cost | Filing Fees, Premium Processing

    EB2 Green Card Cost | Filing Fees, Premium Processing
    Getting an EB2 green card has several advantages in that most of the final action dates are current and applicants can self-petition if they can obtain a National Interest Waiver. But what about the EB2 green card cost? In this ……
  • May 16

    E-2 Visa to Green Card Option

    E-2 Visa to Green Card Option
    E-2 investor visa is an attractive option for foreign nationals to invest in and work for a business in the United States. While obtaining an E-2 investor visa does not directly grant applicants U.S. Permanent Residency (Green Card), there…
Rank this Week: 811