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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: 83

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • May 5

    Goodbye for now, Mr. Carr, but not forever.

    Goodbye for now, Mr. Carr, but not forever.
    It is now public information that our colleague Jeff Carr has been named Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Univar, Inc.  Univar is the “leading chemical distributor in the United States, providing more chemical products…
  • May 3

    Discovery by boilerplate. Can we end it?

    Discovery by boilerplate. Can we end it?
    I have long hated boilerplate objections, which frequently are made to “kick the can” down the road. That is, if you object to a request are “unduly burdensome” or “overbroad,” you can avoid answering for…
  • May 3

    Valorem is in Wikipedia! How cool is that?

    Valorem is in Wikipedia! How cool is that?
    Sorry, but I just found out that Valorem is mentioned in the Wikipedia entry on Alternative Fee Arrangements. So I have to take a minute to celebrate this “achievement.” Various firms and corporations are credited with leading the…
Rank this Week: 93

idealawg

idealawg

Law practice information and ideas. From Stephanie West Allen of Allen & Nichols Production.

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
Rank this Week: 97

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 84

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 90

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 95

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 87

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional
    The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.The list breaks down into the following categories:GeneralAcademic LibrarianshipArchivesArt…
  • May 23

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy posting of April 18, 2017 called Legal Information Preservation Alliance Webinar on Open Access Law Repositories.It described a webinar about LaxArxiv, a new open access site for legal scholarship that…
  • May 22

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal
    All of the books in the Alter Ego series by Montreal-based publisher Wilson & Lafleur are now available on the website of the CAIJ, the Centre d'accès à l'information juridique (the network of courthouse law libraries…
Rank this Week: 104

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • May 24

    My Business is Suffering: Can I Change Employee Compensation Schemes in an Attempt to Save the Business?

    My Business is Suffering: Can I Change Employee Compensation Schemes in an Attempt to Save the Business?
    Employee compensation is one of the most fundamental aspects of an employment contract. In most cases, a fundamental change in an employment contract would result in damages if litigated by the employee. An employee subject to such changes…
  • May 23

    Unwritten Terms of Employment Contract

    Unwritten Terms of Employment Contract
    Contracts- Implied Terms: It is not uncommon for terms of employment between workers and employers to be unwritten. Disputes between an employee and employer may arise over past verbally-agreed-upon terms, established unwritten practices, and…
  • May 15

    An employee in a managerial role is found to be engaging in sexual harassment: what is a reasonable punishment?

    An employee in a managerial role is found to be engaging in sexual harassment: what is a reasonable punishment?
    When an employee is in a supervisory role and there is adequate evidence that the individual engaged in acts of sexual harassment towards other employees, then the employer’s obligation to its workers leaves limited options. Termination…
Rank this Week: 106

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

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

    State says botulism outbreak is limited; FDA won’t talk

    State says botulism outbreak is limited; FDA won’t talk
    Federal officials won’t discuss it, but state officials doubled down Tuesday on their assertion that a botulism outbreak traced to a California gas station is likely contained. Since late April 10 people have been confirmed with…
  • May 23

    Egg rolls sold by Costco in Quebec recalled for Listeria

    Egg rolls sold by Costco in Quebec recalled for Listeria
    Deliwok Quebec Inc. recalled an undisclosed volume of chicken egg rolls sold by Costco Wholesale stores in Quebec after tests by Canadian officials showed Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Deliwok Suprême brand…
  • May 23

    Presidential bribes likely to slow JBS USA’s independence day

    Presidential bribes likely to slow JBS USA’s independence day
    When Federal Police in Brazil moved on several meatpacking plants on March 17, where meat inspectors were suspected of being on the take, no one could have predicted the probe would shortly be felt as far away as Northern Colorado and…
Rank this Week: 101

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 102

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Apr 26

    Goodyear v. Haeger: The Supreme Court Muddles Sanctions Law Again

    Goodyear v. Haeger: The Supreme Court Muddles Sanctions Law Again
    Earlier this month the Supreme Court decided Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger et al., a case I wrote about way back in 2012 involving the scope of sanctions (including attorney’s fees) available when a party to a lawsuit…
  • Mar 19

    Is Judge Gorsuch Really Committed To Legal Textualism?

    Is Judge Gorsuch Really Committed To Legal Textualism?
    Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing for his nomination to the United States Supreme Court begins today. He has been called “an originalist and a textualist,” someone with a “strong commitment to textualism.” He…
  • Mar 7

    Treating Physicians & Non-Retained Expert Witnesses: What Do Parties Have To Disclose Before Trial?

    Treating Physicians & Non-Retained Expert Witnesses: What Do Parties Have To Disclose Before Trial?
          Federal court litigators are of course familiar with Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(2)(B), which requires “a written report” from the witnesses we typically think of as “expert witnesses,” i.e., the witnesses…
Rank this Week: 103

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 25

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma
    Franklin Zimring quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 25, 2017 “A police chief’s priority shouldn’t be just the protection of his officers but the preservation of civilian lives,” Zimring said. “Of the 10…
  • Apr 22

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration
    Claudia Polsky quoted by The Mercury News, April 22, 2017 At a Walnut Creek rally attended by 1,500 people, Claudia Polsky, director of the UC Berkeley School of Law’s environmental law clinic, told the crowd, “Facts do not speak…
  • Apr 21

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office
    Melissa Murray quoted by ABC 7 News, April 21, 2017 “What you are seeing right now, this sort of legislating by executive order, it’s probably not the most effective means, but it is what you’ve seen going on in the first…
Rank this Week: 99

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 100

Law is Cool

Law is Cool

Law school blog and podcast from Canada.

http://lawiscool.com
  • Jul 13

    Can we balance work and our personal life?

    Can we balance work and our personal life?
    By: Hilary Bowser It can be extremely difficult to work in the field of law and make time for our family and friends. Many believe that to be successful in our careers we must make sacrifices in our personal life. Is there truly a way to…
  • Jul 9

    by Stephanie Hannah

    by Stephanie Hannah
  • Jul 8

    My Clio Day

    My Clio Day
    By: Hilary Bowser
Rank this Week: 98

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 105

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 125

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Prison for Faking Military Record:  A Wisconsin man who falsely claimed he was a Navy Seal wounded in Vietnam in order to get veteran's benefits has been sentenced to four years in prison.  Jeanette Steele of the San Diego Union...
  • May 23

    News Scan

    News Scan
    The Manchester Bombing:  As expected, the suicide bomber who exploded a bomb killing 22 (so far) at a concert in Manchester was a young Muslim.  Fox News reports that British police identified the bomber as 22-year-old Salman…
  • May 23

    Celebrating Murder

    Celebrating Murder
    Seth Barron writes in the City Journal:The announcement that the 2017 Puerto Rican Day Parade would honor seditionist and Puerto Rican independentista Oscar López Rivera as a "National Freedom Hero" has led several sponsors of the…
Rank this Week: 115

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 121

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

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

    The Shifting Ground of Redistricting Law

    The Shifting Ground of Redistricting Law
    Chris ElmendorfThe tectonic plates of redistricting law are starting to slide—and quickly. Earlier this year, a three-judge district court struck down Wisconsin’s state legislative map as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander,…
  • May 24

    Balkinization Symposium on James Pfander, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror -- Collected Post

    Balkinization Symposium on James Pfander, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror -- Collected Post
    Here are the collected posts for our Balkinization symposium on James Pfander's new book,  Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror (Oxford University Press, 2017).Alex Reinert, The Cost of Seeking Legal ClarityStephen…
  • May 24

    What is a Work Requirement?

    What is a Work Requirement?
    David Super     Media reports suggest that the forthcoming Trump budget will extract large savings from anti-poverty programs by imposing tougher “work requirements” on recipients.  To many, this is among…
Rank this Week: 116

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Big Data, products & processes: being a German patentee in the era of the Rezeptortyrosinkinase decision

    Big Data, products & processes: being a German patentee in the era of the Rezeptortyrosinkinase decision
    The IPKat trying to put his paw on which of the datamay or may not be infringing....Here is a pretty uncontroversial prediction - we are going to see more infringement cases concerning products obtained directly from a patented process where…
  • May 24

    Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese? Sensory copyright finally makes its way to CJEU

    Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese? Sensory copyright finally makes its way to CJEU
    Heks'nkaasReaders with an interest for copyright in unusual or, rather, less conventional 'objects' [I will explain below why the word 'works' might not be appropriate] will know that for quite some time it has been disputed whether…
  • May 23

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    If the first hot and sunny days of the year have distracted you from the IP news, no problem! The 148th edition of Never Too Late is here to (re)freshen you up. Typical late spring Kat waiting to catch...some sunBook Review: Russell-Clarke…
Rank this Week: 119

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 126

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 24

    ​ Hourly wage position, 37.5 hours…

    ​ Hourly wage position, 37.5 hours per week, providing secretarial and related administrative support operations for assigned attorneys in a private practice law firm concentrating primarily in business and commercial law, real…
  • May 24

    ​Kanoski Bresney law firm has an…

    ​Kanoski Bresney law firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Assistant handling personal injury and workers' compensation cases in their Bloomington, IL office.  Candidate must be self-motivated, possess excellent…
  • May 24

    Growing Family and Criminal Defense Law…

    Growing Family and Criminal Defense Law Firm is seeking an experienced paralegal / legal assistant to start immediately.  This person would be responsible for drafting documents from templates, drafting correspondence, and reviewing /…
Rank this Week: 112

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Short Take: The ABA’s Binders Full of Women

    Short Take: The ABA’s Binders Full of Women
    We knew it was coming. March 1st was the date, and the American Bar Association made it very clear that as of that date, it would be mandatory. In June 2016, in response to the efforts of the ABA’s “Diversity & Inclusion 360…
  • May 24

    Kopf: The Question of Sentencing Disparity, Part 1

    Kopf: The Question of Sentencing Disparity, Part 1
    The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska is the only court, or at least that’s what I have been told, that regularly publishes each judge’s individual sentencing statistics. We have been doing so since 2007.…
  • May 24

    A Grande Gesture

    A Grande Gesture
    The bombing in Manchester, England was horrific. There’s no scale by which to measure such tragedies, but by any measure, it’s up at the top. By Tuesday, 22 people had died, and 59 others had been hospitalized, some with…
Rank this Week: 122

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/
  • May 23

    Just Because You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should, Detroit Lions Edition

    Just Because You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should, Detroit Lions Edition
    Last weekend, retired NFL receiver Calvin Johnson made news when he revealed that he was not pleased with the Detroit Lions and how they handled his retirement. Johnson is apparently frustrated that the Lions required him to pay back about...
  • May 22

    Shareholder Wealth Maximization at the Firm Level

    Shareholder Wealth Maximization at the Firm Level
    I ask my Advanced Business Associations students to recognize and process theory and policy and relate them to doctrine at the practical level. This is, as most of you will recognize, a tall order of business for students who have...
  • May 21

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (May 21, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (May 21, 2017)
    Financial Choice Act: "To submit a proposal, SHs would ... need to invest more than $7 billion in Apple." https://t.co/M5h1FqmkFf #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) May 15, 2017 "California ... equal pay law ...…
Rank this Week: 123

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

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

    Manchester

    Manchester
    Knew it all along. Welsh guys on a Cardiff to Manchester road trip. Seriously. Where will it end, Campers? How's that Yank Open Borders instinct right now? The West is at War....
  • May 22

    Pantheon: Charlize Theron

    Pantheon: Charlize Theron
  • May 18

    Now what?

    Now what?
    And because everyone asks me.. 1. No one sane & savvy I know thinks DJT will be impeached. 2. The upshot? Far more people in all camps think he's an asshole. That's it. 3. Also: No one sane & savvy...
Rank this Week: 113

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/
  • May 23

    11th Circuit rules that dogs aren't people

    11th Circuit rules that dogs aren't people
    Uh oh... get ready for the hate mail. How could you rule that dogs aren't people? Judge Rosenbaum starts off this entertaining qualified immunity case like this:In history and literature, the name “Draco” has been associated…
  • May 22

    You be the judge -- Anthony Weiner

    You be the judge -- Anthony Weiner
    You be the judge -- former Congressman and Huma's husband Anthony Weiner pleaded guilty to a count of transferring obscene material to a minor. It carries a maximum sentence of 10 years. His guidelines are 135 months at the low end. The…
  • May 19

    Who could read all of this?

    Who could read all of this?
    The 11th Circuit issued 284 pages of en banc opinions in the smoking cases, including Tjoflat's 225+ page (!!) dissent. I couldn't bear to read it all, but the Daily Report has this initial summary:The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh…
Rank this Week: 120

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 22

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty
    From the WSJ: Reports KYW Newsradio: Alito, a South Jersey native, spoke candidly about what he perceives as persistent attacks on free-speech rights and religious liberty. A Roman Catholic himself,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 18

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?
    Alan Palmiter has a wonderful new paper out, which I liked immensely. Corporate Governance as Moral Psychology (May 6, 2017). Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 17

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project
    Here [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 114

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • May 17

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Experts Excited by Brain 'Wonder-Drug', BBC News Science Has Outgrown the Human Mind and its Limited Capacities, Aeon Chemo Scrambled My Brain, NPR Shots Blog Aaron Hernandez’s Brain to Be Released for CTE Study, NBC News Technology…
  • May 9

    Two Neurolaw-Related Case Studies from South Africa

    Two Neurolaw-Related Case Studies from South Africa
    See here for this 2004 journal article in African Health Sciences. Here is the abstract: Two cases are presented of adult males diagnosed with psychosis who were found to have intraventricular tumours (central neurocytomas). In both cases the…
  • Apr 30

    "Deep Brain Stimulation Through the 'Lens of Agency': Clarifying Threats to Personal Identity from Neurological Intervention"

    "Deep Brain Stimulation Through the 'Lens of Agency': Clarifying Threats to Personal Identity from Neurological Intervention"
    "Deep Brain Stimulation Through the 'Lens of Agency': Clarifying Threats to Personal Identity from Neurological Intervention" by Eliza Goddard has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract This paper explores the…
Rank this Week: 127

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Kimberly-Clark sues former subsidiary over $450 million punitive damages award

    Kimberly-Clark sues former subsidiary over $450 million punitive damages award
    Law 360 reports that Kimberly-Clark Corporation has sued former subsidiary Halyard Health, Inc. over a $450 million punitive damages award handed out by a Los Angeles jury earlier this month.  The litigation arises out of a class action…
  • May 5

    Johnson & Johnson gets hit again for punitive damages in Missouri talc litigation

    Johnson & Johnson gets hit again for punitive damages in Missouri talc litigation
    Bloomberg news reports that a jury in St. Louis has awarded $5 million in compensatory damages and $105 million in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson, in a lawsuit alleging that the company's talcum powder products (Shower to…
  • Apr 27

    Los Angeles jury awards $22 million in punitive damages against medical device company

    Los Angeles jury awards $22 million in punitive damages against medical device company
    The Star Tribune reports that yesterday a Los Angeles jury awarded $2.7 million in compensatory damages and $22 million in punitive damages in an wrongful termination suit against Minnesota-based Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., a medical device…
Rank this Week: 110

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
Rank this Week: 107

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 117

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 118

That Credit Union Blog

That Credit Union Blog

Covers current issues affecting the credit union industry. By the law firm of Weltman, Weinberg & Reis.

http://thatcreditunionblog.wordpress.com
  • Feb 24

    How IRS Form 982 Can Aid Credit Unions and their Members with Debt Settlement

    How IRS Form 982 Can Aid Credit Unions and their Members with Debt Settlement
    By: Nicholas K. Rohner, Esq. For any credit union seeking to negotiate with one of its members over a lump-sum settlement of the member’s delinquent, unsecured debt,[1] one potential roadblock is IRS Form 1099-C. This form reports the…
  • Nov 20

    Bankruptcy Forms to Change December 1st

    Bankruptcy Forms to Change December 1st
    By Keri P. Ebeck, Partner As of December 1, 2015, the United States Bankruptcy Courts will mandate usage and filing of the forms approved at the Judicial Conference in September 2015. Although many of the official bankruptcy forms will…
  • Oct 16

    Fraud Alert-Forged Paystub

    Fraud Alert-Forged Paystub
    By Matthew M. Young, Attorney While forging paystubs to obtain credit is not a new concept, I have a number of credit unions that have advised me of an alarming increase in the use of these phony documents to support employment and…
Rank this Week: 108

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
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PunditMom

PunditMom

Covers law, adoption, culture & lifestyle, and politics.

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 124

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 111

LawPundit

LawPundit

Covers law, information technology, intellectual property and new media. By Andis Kaulins.

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 128

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • May 24

    Chaffee on the Extraterritorial Application of Private Rights of Action

    Chaffee on the Extraterritorial Application of Private Rights of Action
    I have posted A Call for Legislative Reform: Expanding the Extraterritorial Application of the Private Rights of Action Under Federal Securities Law While Limiting the Scope of Relief Available on SSRN with the following abstract: When the…
  • May 24

    Schulzke & Berger-Walliser on Materiality

    Schulzke & Berger-Walliser on Materiality
    Kurt S. Schulzke and Gerlinde Berger-Walliser have posted Toward a Unified Theory of Materiality in Securities Law on SSRN with the following abstract: In the face of rapidly advancing globalization of capital markets, data, and information…
  • May 24

    Koehler on the FCPA

    Koehler on the FCPA
    Mike Koehler has posted The FCPA's Record-Breaking Year on SSRN with the following abstract: On a number of levels, 2016 was a record-breaking year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement. This article, part of annual series, highlights…
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Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Geotagging: A New Way to Track Charged Asset

    Geotagging: A New Way to Track Charged Asset
    [Post by Rohit Sharma, who is an Executive at Vinod Kothari & Co. He can be reached at rohit@vinodkothari.com.]NotificationThe Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) issued a notificationdated 7 April 2017 introducing a new way to track down…
  • May 24

    Force Majeure Clauses and Impossibility Under the Indian Contract Act

    Force Majeure Clauses and Impossibility Under the Indian Contract Act
    [Post by Isha Jain, who is a 4th year student at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.Other posts related to this topic are available hereand here.]The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Energy Watchdog v. Central…
  • May 24

    A Proposal for Dealing With Force Majeure Clauses Under Contract Law

    A Proposal for Dealing With Force Majeure Clauses Under Contract Law
    [Post by Siddharth Bajpai, who is a 4thyear student at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Other posts related to this topic are available hereand here.]IntroductionIn 2013, Adani Enterprises entered into a…
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Lawfare

Lawfare

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

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

    Those “Three Separate Occasions”: What Comey Might Really Have Told Trump

    Those “Three Separate Occasions”: What Comey Might Really Have Told Trump
    Last night, CNN ran a lengthy interview I did with Anderson Cooper, in which I made a bald statement. When Cooper asked me about President Trump’s claim that then-FBI Director James Comey had assured him three times that he was not…
  • May 24

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Britain’s terror alert system has been raised to its highest level, indicating a possible imminent attack, as authorities investigate the “network” of Salman Abedi, the British man who carried out the deadly suicide bombing…
  • May 24

    We are Rushing Raqqa

    We are Rushing Raqqa
    At an April 27 hearing at the House Foreign Affairs Committee on policy options in Syria titled “After the Missile Strikes,” Charles Lister, a Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute, cautioned the dais on the need to…
Rank this Week: 153

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/
  • May 24

    Macfarlane Urban Real Estate Fund II LP Investigation

    Macfarlane Urban Real Estate Fund II LP Investigation
    Recovery of Investment Losses in Macfarlane Urban Real Estate Fund II LP Have you suffered losses investing in Macfarlane Urban Real Estate Fund II LP? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA…
  • May 24

    Texas Energy Holdings North Texas Drilling Program Investigation

    Texas Energy Holdings North Texas Drilling Program Investigation
    Concerned about investment losses in Texas Energy Holdings North Texas Drilling Program? Have you suffered losses in Texas Energy Holdings North Texas Drilling Program?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able…
  • May 24

    Texas Energy Holdings Eagle Mountain #2 Drilling Program Investment Losse

    Texas Energy Holdings Eagle Mountain #2 Drilling Program Investment Losse
    Concerned about investment losses in Texas Energy Holdings Eagle Mountain #2 Drilling Program? Have you suffered investment losses in Texas Energy Holdings Eagle Mountain #2 Drilling Program? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you…
Rank this Week: 162

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • May 22

    CII tells Speaker Ryan of CHOICE Act worrie

    CII tells Speaker Ryan of CHOICE Act worrie
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.The Council of Institutional Investors and 53 public pension funds, investors, and advisers sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis) urging him to hear the CII’s concerns about shareholder and executive pay…
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Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

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

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

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case
    In Virginia, there are two types of courts that handle family law cases: juvenile and domestic relations district courts (“J&DR courts”) and circuit courts. Circuit courts have the authority to hear divorce cases and all…
  • May 18

    Non-Probate Assets in Virginia

    Non-Probate Assets in Virginia
    Probate is the legal process that includes proving the validity of a decedent’s will, identifying the decedent’s assets and transferring those assets to the decedent’s heirs, beneficiaries and/or creditors. “Probate…
  • May 15

    Service by Publication in Virginia Divorce Case

    Service by Publication in Virginia Divorce Case
    If you do not know the whereabouts of your spouse, it is still possible to proceed with a divorce. Because each party in a divorce must have notice of any claims asserted against them, an absent spouse becomes an issue for purposes of…
Rank this Week: 169

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

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

    Dead hostages, live hostages: Wading through the wreckage at the end of session

    Dead hostages, live hostages: Wading through the wreckage at the end of session
    Grits will perform a more comprehensive roundup of what happened in the 85th Texas Legislature later, but here are a few quick updates from an eventful week:Dead hostages, live hostagesIn the battle between House and Senate leadership, each…
  • May 24

    Great reporting on police shooting issue

    Great reporting on police shooting issue
    Here's an update from Eva Ruth Moravec on the latest from her Point of Impact series reporting on Texas police shootings of unarmed people:My latest shooting profile hit Texas newsstands and websites this past week and tells the story of the…
  • May 22

    Debtors prison legislation pulls off miraculous resurrection, or, How Senfronia Thompson saved Nathan Hecht's debtors-prison bill

    Debtors prison legislation pulls off miraculous resurrection, or, How Senfronia Thompson saved Nathan Hecht's debtors-prison bill
    What an amazing turnaround on Texas debtors-prison reform legislation, SB 1913, which this afternoon first failed on a 64-77 vote, then prevailed a couple of hours later on a motion to reconsider by a whopping 100-31 margin.The turnaround was…
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