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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
  • Aug 19

    Life Insurance Companies to Pay $3.4 Million to Settle Death Benefit Mishap

    Life Insurance Companies to Pay $3.4 Million to Settle Death Benefit Mishap
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:State regulators recently have been investigating insurance companies who allegedly have failed to make death benefit payments on a timely basis. Most recently the regulators have reached…
  • Aug 18

    FINRA Investigates the Sale of Business Development Company Interest

    FINRA Investigates the Sale of Business Development Company Interest
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:FINRA is launching investigations of brokers who have selling arrangements with Business Development Companies (BDCs). BDCs are the latest focus of the regulator in a line of alternative…
  • Aug 16

    CFP Board Elects New Chairman

    CFP Board Elects New Chairman
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Financial Planning Association has elected a new Board of Directors for 2018. Richard Salmen, CFP (FPA), who has served in the past as a national President of the Financial Planning…
Rank this Week: 121

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 483

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/
  • Aug 19

    Skibine on Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction

    Skibine on Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction
    Alexander Tallchief Skibine (University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law) has posted Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country (Albany Government Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: With the possible…
  • Aug 19

    Mulroy on Pre-Charge Attachment of the 6th Amendment Right to Counsel

    Mulroy on Pre-Charge Attachment of the 6th Amendment Right to Counsel
    Steven J. Mulroy (University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law) has posted The Bright Line’s Dark Zone: Pre-Charge Attachment of the 6th Amendment Right to Counsel on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article, Prof. Mulroy...
  • Aug 19

    Mailland on Roman Polanski

    Mailland on Roman Polanski
    Julien Mailland (Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Telecommunications) has posted Roman Polanski and the 'Artists' Minister': American Criminal Law v. French Cultural Diplomacy (ASU Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 5,…
Rank this Week: 52

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Aug 19

    State to Take Over Alaska LNG Project

    State to Take Over Alaska LNG Project
    Alaska Dispatch News reports that Alaska Gasline Development Corp.  (AGDC) and the producer sponsors of the proposed Alaska LNG Project, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and BP, “are working ‘cooperatively’ on a plan to turn…
  • Aug 17

    Transco Proposes Pipeline to Serve Corpus Christi and Freeport LNG Terminal Customer

    Transco Proposes Pipeline to Serve Corpus Christi and Freeport LNG Terminal Customer
    Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (Transco) has filed an application with FERC to construct and operate its Gulf Connector Expansion Project, which would provide 400,000 dt/day of firm transportation service to Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC…
  • Aug 17

    Additional LNG Export Authority Sought for Lake Charles Terminal

    Additional LNG Export Authority Sought for Lake Charles Terminal
    Lake Charles Exports, LLC and Lake Charles LNG Export Company, LLC each have filed applications for authority to export an additional 121 Bcf/year of LNG from the proposed export terminal at Lake Charles, La (Lake Charles Terminal). The…
Rank this Week: 626

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    People v. Wagner (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 19, 2016)

    People v. Wagner (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 19, 2016)
    Jesse Wagner files a motion for relief under Penal Code 1473.6, but the trial court denies it on the ground that it had no jurisdiction to consider the motion.Wagner is appointed counsel on appeal, and appointed counsel files a…
  • Aug 18

    Polo v. Innoventions Int'l (9th Cir. - Aug. 18, 2016)

    Polo v. Innoventions Int'l (9th Cir. - Aug. 18, 2016)
    Judge Milan Smith authors a smart opinion today about when (if ever) you have to remand a putative class action case that was removed under CAFA once you find out that Article III standing is absent over the named plaintiff.  That's a…
  • Aug 17

    Nichols v. Century West (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 16, 2016)

    Nichols v. Century West (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 16, 2016)
    When this is the fact pattern in your civil case, you don't come off as an overly sympathetic person, in my view.Michelle Nichols leases a BMW 640 (MSRP around $70,000+) in 2012.  She quickly tires of it.Later that year, she decides to…
Rank this Week: 282

Karp & Hart Blog

Karp & Hart Blog

Discusses personal injury and accident litigation issues including insurance law tips in Pennsylvania.

http://www.karphart.com
Rank this Week: 635

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    More on Flood Insurance

    More on Flood Insurance
    "It won't happen to me"Yeah, about that:Courtesy of the Insurance Information InstituteOriginal content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Aug 19

    End of the Week Miscellany

    End of the Week Miscellany
    In no particular order:■ We last noted how The Centennial State's move towards a Single Payer option threatened to send that state's budget "off a financial cliff." Well it turns out that there's one group in particular dead set agin'…
  • Aug 19

    Tacklin' the Toughies [UPDATED]

    Tacklin' the Toughies [UPDATED]
    My favorite cases are the "tough" ones. It's not that I deliberately seek out difficult-to-write clients, they just seem to gravitate to me. The thing I like most about these is the opportunity to learn something new.For several years now,…
Rank this Week: 868

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: 423

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Bloomberg Law Debuts New Tax Research Platform

    Bloomberg Law Debuts New Tax Research Platform
    Bloomberg Law: Tax is a brand-new, stand-alone, comprehensive tax research platform designed by tax practitioners for practitioners.  It is remarkably easy to navigate and search.  A quick glance at the home page…
  • Aug 11

    West Academic Study Aids: New Online Access for the Law School!

    West Academic Study Aids: New Online Access for the Law School!
    Hello students!  As summer is wrapping up, we in the library excitedly anticipate seeing campus buzzing again.  To help you get back in the swing of things, consider checking out the new access to West Academic Study Aids.…
  • Aug 4

    Scopus: a new tool for "Law +" multidisciplinary research

    Scopus: a new tool for "Law +" multidisciplinary research
    Here at the BC Law Library this summer, the reference librarians have been working with many law faculty research assistants. These law students have been charged with researching multidisciplinary topics or as we call them,"Law +" topics,…
Rank this Week: 692

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 19

    Job Ad – S London

    Job Ad – S London
    Anthony Gold Solicitors We are looking for a paralegal to join our housing & property disputes team. The housing and property disputes team and the individuals in this team are highly rated in the Legal 500 and in Chambers & Partners.…
  • Aug 13

    Landlords behaving badly

    Landlords behaving badly
    While the Magistrates Courts continue to hand out paltry fines to landlords on conviction for illegal eviction, despite the removal of the upper £5000 limit, it is good to see that the civil courts are capable of taking a more…
  • Aug 10

    The mechanics of proprietary estoppel

    The mechanics of proprietary estoppel
    What is the difference between, on the one hand, Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd v Cobbe [2008] UKHL 55 and, on the other hand, Thorner v Majors [2009] UKHL 18?  The standard answer is that Cobbe involved commercial…
Rank this Week: 622

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Firing Of Pot-Smoking State Employee Goes Up in Smoke by CT Supreme Court

    Firing Of Pot-Smoking State Employee Goes Up in Smoke by CT Supreme Court
    You might think that smoking pot on the job as a state employee would be justifiable grounds to get you fired. A no-brainer, right? (Let’s save a discussion for eating brownies and swearing at your cat for another blog post.) After all,…
  • Aug 17

    Facebook’s Campus: A Workplace Reality Like Virtually No Other

    Facebook’s Campus: A Workplace Reality Like Virtually No Other
    Could this place be real?  Or is it just a Disney World for work?  I mean, people don’t actually get work here, do they? Those were my initial thoughts walking through the campus of Facebook on a recent trip.  It…
  • Aug 16

    New Model Rules Make It Unethical to Discriminate

    New Model Rules Make It Unethical to Discriminate
    As I have for over a decade now, I attended the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting last week serving on the ABA’s House of Delegates – the organization’s main governing body.  My exact position is actually…
Rank this Week: 163

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
Rank this Week: 601

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 577

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 19

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. Has anyone seen a Trump statue in person? G-rated comments only please, or use asterisks for anatomical parts. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content,…
  • Aug 19

    6 Bodies Found in Jalisco, None Believed to Be El Chapo's Son

    6 Bodies Found in Jalisco, None Believed to Be El Chapo's Son
    6 bodies were found today in several locations in towns around Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco. In the El Mirador, in Tonala, police authorities placed the bodies of three men between 25 and 30 years. The first two victims were found…
  • Aug 17

    Hillary: There is No "New" Donald Trump

    Hillary: There is No "New" Donald Trump
    Hillary today on the changes in Donald Trump's campaign staff: He can hire and fire whoever he wants from his campaign. They can make him read new words from a teleprompter. But he is still the same man who insults gold star families,…
Rank this Week: 2

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 19

    College libraries reinvented for digital age

    College libraries reinvented for digital age
    “Roll over, Melvil Dewey. Behold the 21st-century college library.Hundreds of schools, from Ivy League universities to community colleges, have remade their libraries as colorful hubs of college life. Gone are bound journals, miles of…
  • Aug 19

    Clear Lake library 3D printing lab helps 5-year-old get new hand

    Clear Lake library 3D printing lab helps 5-year-old get new hand
    “When the parents of a 5-year-old girl in Victoria set out on quest to find a prosthetic hand for their daughter, little did they know their search would end at a library in Clear Lake.Katelyn Vincik’s parents said their daughter…
  • Aug 18

    Is Wikipedia the largest-ever digital humanities project? Exploring an emerging relationship

    Is Wikipedia the largest-ever digital humanities project? Exploring an emerging relationship
    “Digital humanities is an area of research where humanities and computing collide; it’s a field of study that creates an opportunity to understand Wikipedia from new perspectives, such as its value in the preservation of…
Rank this Week: 277

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    This App Turns Your iPad Into A Second Monitor

    This App Turns Your iPad Into A Second Monitor
    I am so dependent on a second monitor that I no longer feel productive without one. That can be a problem when I am away from my office. It is especially a problem when I travel and am hunkered down in a hotel room with important work to get…
  • Aug 18

    Podcast: The Inside Scoop on ‘Making A Murderer’ from Lawyer Dean Strang and a Reporter Who Covered the Case

    Podcast: The Inside Scoop on ‘Making A Murderer’ from Lawyer Dean Strang and a Reporter Who Covered the Case
    The Netflix documentary series Making A Murderer was back in the news this week, as a federal judge overturned the conviction of Brendan Dassey, the nephew of Steven Avery, the defendant whose arrest and trial were the primary focus of the…
  • Aug 17

    More Details on ABA’s ‘Blueprint’ Site for Small Firm

    More Details on ABA’s ‘Blueprint’ Site for Small Firm
    As a follow-up to my post yesterday about the American Bar Association’s planned launch this fall of Blueprint, a new site for solo and small firm lawyers, I spoke this morning to one of the site’s developers, who gave me…
Rank this Week: 592

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 19

    Berkey Williams LLP Look for Summer Associate and Fellow

    Berkey Williams LLP Look for Summer Associate and Fellow
    SUMMER ASSOCIATE – 2017 The Berkeley office is seeking a 1st or 2nd year law student for a summer associate position in 2017. The position requires excellent research and writing skills. We especially encourage Native American students…
  • Aug 19

    Gun Lake Tribe to Release Lake Sturgeon into Kalamazoo River

    Gun Lake Tribe to Release Lake Sturgeon into Kalamazoo River
    WHO: Gun Lake Tribe of Pottawatomi Indians; Michigan Department of Natural Resources; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; Kalamazoo River Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow. WHAT: Public celebration / release of juvenile sturgeon into the…
  • Aug 19

    Indian Law Office Staff Attorney Position

    Indian Law Office Staff Attorney Position
    Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. is seeking a full-time staff attorney in the Wausau office located in Wausau, Wisconsin. WISCONSIN JUDICARE, INC. Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. is a non-profit organization funded by the federal Legal Services Corporation,…
Rank this Week: 347

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Aug 19

    Blog Post: Exxon Global Warming Fight Opens New Frontier For Corporate Speech

    Blog Post: Exxon Global Warming Fight Opens New Frontier For Corporate Speech
    The oil giant’s use of the First Amendment in a bid to block government investigations into its statements about climate change is pushing the concept of corporate free speech into new territory.
  • Aug 19

    Blog Post: FTC Alums: Focusing On The FTC With 2020 Vision

    Blog Post: FTC Alums: Focusing On The FTC With 2020 Vision
    I wish the Federal Trade Commission and its dedicated officials well in their service to the public interest — but I also wish the agency would do still better in its adherence to these principles and its effectiveness in fulfilling the…
  • Aug 18

    Blog Post: What To Know About New White House GHG Guidance

    Blog Post: What To Know About New White House GHG Guidance
    The White House Council on Environmental Quality's final guidance on greenhouse gas and climate change impacts in National Environmental Policy Act reviews provides some certainty to agencies and project proponents regarding the overall…
Rank this Week: 492

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper & Brothers PLLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Breach of Contract Cases: When Does Tennessee Law Apply?

    Breach of Contract Cases: When Does Tennessee Law Apply?
    As much as any other area of the law, the common law related to contractual rights and to breach of contract cases seems to be generally pretty consistent from state to state, but there can be differences. Sometimes, those differences might…
  • Jul 23

    Supreme Court of Tennessee Adopts New Standard for Determining Whether a Claim is Direct or Derivative

    Supreme Court of Tennessee Adopts New Standard for Determining Whether a Claim is Direct or Derivative
    Generally speaking, a shareholder of a corporation or a member of an LLC has no individual right against a third party for an injury done to the corporation or LLC. While injuries done to corporations and LLCs most always have a direct…
  • Jul 16

    “As Is” Contracts and the Mutual Mistake Defense

    “As Is” Contracts and the Mutual Mistake Defense
    Tennessee breach of contract cases can sometimes be defended successfully by asserting the defense of mutual mistake. Here is a hypothetical example of a case in which the defense of mutual mistake would squarely apply: Seller sells a…
Rank this Week: 329

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 19

    Pokémon Go Now Catching Lawsuit

    Pokémon Go Now Catching Lawsuit
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably have heard about Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go has become a popular national pastime. It is an augmented reality game made for iPhone and Android devices. Once people download…
  • Aug 18

    You’re Getting Married: Can Your Spouse Sign Away Student Loan Debt Responsibility in a Nuptial Agreement?

    You’re Getting Married: Can Your Spouse Sign Away Student Loan Debt Responsibility in a Nuptial Agreement?
    The short answer, yes—you can. Many first-timers don’t even consider nuptial agreements because they don’t have many assets to bring into the equation but, with the rising rate of student loan debt, couples should definitely…
  • Aug 17

    Rio Games More Than Just Olympics – Also Features Crime and Doping Scandal

    Rio Games More Than Just Olympics – Also Features Crime and Doping Scandal
    Even if you’re not a fan of the Olympics, you’ve probably heard of all the controversy surrounding the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The concern initially was whether the games should be held in Rio given the Zika virus. The…
Rank this Week: 602

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Reconciliation After Filing For Divorce

    Reconciliation After Filing For Divorce
    A decision of divorcing your spouse does not really imply that it is all downhill from there forward. Although, a majority of the separating couples do not reconcile after they file a divorce lawsuit, in some cases it does happen. After…
  • Aug 16

    Legal proceedings In A Fault Vs. No-Fault Divorce

    Legal proceedings In A Fault Vs. No-Fault Divorce
    Most of the states in America follow the concept of no fault divorce, wherein an individual seeking a legal separation or a divorce from their spouse has no need to prove their partner’s fault leading to the dissolution of their…
  • Aug 15

    Differences between Separation and Divorce

    Differences between Separation and Divorce
    Many people get confused between the terms ‘separation’ and ‘divorce’. In a divorce, the marriage has legally broken up and the married couple is separated. In a separation, the couple lives separately but they may or…
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • Aug 19

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton
    From an email message which I received earlier today: The University of Dayton School of Law invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin during the 2017-2018 academic year. Our curricular needs are…
  • Aug 18

    A Gray Hair Reflect

    A Gray Hair Reflect
    I have had the privilege of being a member of the legal community since the early 1980s and of legal academia since the early 1990s. It used to be that I would look around at a conference and note that...
  • Aug 18

    Hiring Announcement: Alabama

    Hiring Announcement: Alabama
    From an email message which I received earlier today: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates must have outstanding academic…
Rank this Week: 48

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Aug 19

    On Poop and Politic

    On Poop and Politic
    Our infrastructure, as Hillary Clinton pointed out recently in her economic plan, is old. We’re “living off the investments that were made by our parents and grandparents’ generations,” and many of those investments…
  • Aug 18

    The Gift of the Migrant Worker

    The Gift of the Migrant Worker
    Our two main presidential candidates (and their political tribes) have very different visions for the future of immigration in the United States. Clinton favors a path to citizenship, while the more xenophobic Trump claims he’ll build a…
  • Aug 17

    Comcast’s Latest Lawsuit by Washington A.G. is Not the First

    Comcast’s Latest Lawsuit by Washington A.G. is Not the First
    On August 1, 2016, a press release was published by the Washington Attorney General’s office announcing that Attorney General Bob Ferguson had filed a lawsuit against corporate giant Comcast. The lawsuit alleges that Comcast bilked its…
Rank this Week: 297

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Aug 19

    Action concerning Sixties Scoop to go before Ontario judge

    Action concerning Sixties Scoop to go before Ontario judge
    Seven years after the Ontario class action lawsuit concerning the Sixties Scoop was launched, it is set to make its way before a judge next week. The Ontario Superior Court is set to consider a summary judgment motion about whether the…
  • Aug 19

    Legal news roundup - Aug. 19, 2016

    Legal news roundup - Aug. 19, 2016
    Canada VIA Rail to offer discount fares to 'vulnerable' people along B.C.'s Highway of Tears, Canadian Press Bail decision reserved for farmer accused in fatal shooting of First Nations man, Canadian Press Boy gets three-year sentence for…
  • Aug 18

    Rotstein to head up CCCA

    Rotstein to head up CCCA
    Stephen Rotstein has been named chairman of the Canadian Bar Association’s Canadian Corporate Counsel Association for 2016-2017. Rotstein, who is vice president, policy and regulatory affairs and general counsel at the Financial…
Rank this Week: 181

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    Marriage of #SCOTUS Justice Thurgood Marshall and wife Cecilia reveals, makes American history

    Marriage of #SCOTUS Justice Thurgood Marshall and wife Cecilia reveals, makes American history
    What could be better on a Change of Venue Friday than a love story? Plus a little law, of course. A story in the Washington Post describes the courtship and marriage of Cissy Marshall and her famous husband, Justice Thurgood Marshall. When…
  • Aug 18

    Headlines, humor, maturity clash in eDiscovery coverage

    Headlines, humor, maturity clash in eDiscovery coverage
    I’ll be honest: The headlines on the cover of this month’s Arizona Attorney Magazine were not my first choice. http://www.azattorneymag-digital.com/azattorneymag/20160708/?pg=1#pg1 Yes, I wrote and sort of like the whole…
  • Aug 17

    Top 10 trial performance competencies, persuasion arts offered 8/19 @azcle

    Top 10 trial performance competencies, persuasion arts offered 8/19 @azcle
    How many of us have had the pleasure to stand on stage and perform? Pretty much all of us, if we understand that to include appearing in court, before a board or commission—or even before a community…
Rank this Week: 420

Virgin Islands Law Blog

Virgin Islands Law Blog

Covers U.S. Virgin Island law and politics. By Tom Bolt.

http://lawblog.vilaw.com/
  • Aug 19

    How Mediation Can Help Resolve Employment Dispute

    How Mediation Can Help Resolve Employment Dispute
    Disputes between employees and employers can quickly get ugly, and we’ve seen them arise from just about every situation one might imagine. In the worst cases, these disputes could result in lawsuits, serious damage to a company’s…
  • Aug 17

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Offers Federal Protection to Trade Secret

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Offers Federal Protection to Trade Secret
    Trade secrets are a valuable type of intellectual property—and they’re now subject to a number of federal protections similar to patents, copyrights and trademarks. This development is thanks to the new Defend Trade Secrets Act,…
  • Aug 10

    Protecting Your Intellectual Property Through Estate Planning

    Protecting Your Intellectual Property Through Estate Planning
    If you are a business owner or simply own valuable intellectual property, you can pass these assets down to your chosen heir(s) through smart estate planning, just as you would with any other property. Intellectual property rights do not end…
Rank this Week: 643

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders in Michigan

    Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders in Michigan
    Toward the end of April this year, what some have described as the “largest criminal justice reform package in U.S. history” was passed in the House, a package of bills that would mean 17-year-olds who allegedly commit certain…
  • Aug 12

    When You’re a Defendant in a Criminal Case, Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected

    When You’re a Defendant in a Criminal Case, Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected
    If you’re someone who has been arrested or is under investigation for a crime, you may decide you can represent yourself – or, you may believe your criminal defense attorney can provide you with an impenetrable defense. The fact…
  • Aug 5

    Michigan Criminal Lawyers Defending Clients Who May Not Be Truthful

    Michigan Criminal Lawyers Defending Clients Who May Not Be Truthful
    Let’s be honest here – all people tell lies, whether they have been accused of a crime or not.  We’re all human, however many people are curious as to if criminal defense lawyers represent clients who they know are…
Rank this Week: 172

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Still monkeying around

    Still monkeying around
    The Washington Post reported last week that, in the Monkey Selfie appeal, a "prominent anthropologist at the University of Notre Dame" has filed an amicus brief arguing that "[t]here is no dispute that Naruto created the images in question.…
  • Aug 18

    "And so now, Von Saher will likely head to the Ninth Circuit for the third time, and the case will pass into its second decade."

    "And so now, Von Saher will likely head to the Ninth Circuit for the third time, and the case will pass into its second decade."
    I don't generally cover a lot of restitution stuff, but I did write a piece for the Journal of Art Crime on the Norton Simon-Von Saher case a few years back.  Nicholas O'Donnell reports that the museum recently won a "stunning" victory…
  • Aug 18

    Deja vu all over again

    Deja vu all over again
    The Art Newspaper reports that the Artist Pension Trust has made its first distributions to participants.  That's nice, but it's also at least the third time in the last six months that I've read this story.  Here's the New York…
Rank this Week: 670

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    The Olympic Branding Blackout

    The Olympic Branding Blackout
    Has there been a more constant presence at the Rio Olympics than #brands? I saw it everywhere, from the Polo-branded opening ceremony garb (met with the requisite outrage) to Michael Phelps’ “MP” branded…
  • Aug 18

    Welcome to the Hotel Chicago Dispute

    Welcome to the Hotel Chicago Dispute
    Although not the title to an Eagles’ song like “Hotel California,” Hotel Chicago is in the news as it is at the heart of a trademark dispute.  As I was booking a room at the Fairmont in Chicago for next month, I must…
  • Aug 17

    Champagne Velvet – A Brand Resurrected

    Champagne Velvet – A Brand Resurrected
    I was in Indiana this past weekend and, as per my custom when in the Hoosier State, I went to pick up one of my preferred Hoosier brews. Right near the Upland Dragonfly was a six-pack of Champagne Velvet with a scribble at the bottom saying…
Rank this Week: 312

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Clermont Man Arrested For Allegedly Soliciting Girl Online

    Clermont Man Arrested For Allegedly Soliciting Girl Online
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested a 24-year-old man Wednesday for attempting to solicit a 10-year-old girl on the internet. Authorities say the girl’s mother told the Orange County Sheriff’s Office that her…
  • Aug 18

    Wildwood City Commissioner Accused of Texting Death Threat

    Wildwood City Commissioner Accused of Texting Death Threat
    A Wildwood city commissioner is facing second-degree felony charges after deputies claim he texted a death threat. The 38-year-old Oxford man was charged Wednesday with intimidation/writing or sending a threat to kill or injure. According to…
  • Aug 4

    Former Plant City Middle School Teacher Accepts Plea Deal in Student Sex Case

    Former Plant City Middle School Teacher Accepts Plea Deal in Student Sex Case
    The case of a former Turkey Creek Middle School teacher accused of having a sex with a 15-year-old student will not go to trial. The Brandon woman accepted a plea deal Monday. She received five years in Florida state prison, two years of…
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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/
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Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 19

    Summary Judgment on Anticipation

    Summary Judgment on Anticipation
    Semcon Tech v. Micron (Fed. Cir. 2016) (non-precedential opinion) One narrative of the decision here could focus on the difference between the expert appellate court willing to dig into the language of the patent documents themselves and…
  • Aug 17

    Publication of the Patent Case Management Judicial Guide (3rd edition)

    Publication of the Patent Case Management Judicial Guide (3rd edition)
    District Court judges (and their clerks) across the country now rely heavily upon Patent Case Management Judicial Guide – that has now published in its third edition.  Professor Peter Menell (Berkeley) has lead the multi-party…
  • Aug 17

    Expanding the Scope of Ex Parte Reexaminations MidStream

    Expanding the Scope of Ex Parte Reexaminations MidStream
    by Dennis Crouch A new petition by Pactiv (a Reynolds Co.) asks the Supreme Court to consider whether the PTO can expand the scope of an ex parte reexamination beyond the “substantial new question of patentability” identified in…
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El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
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Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Court Decides Indictment Error SOR, Evaluates Speedy Trial Claim

    Court Decides Indictment Error SOR, Evaluates Speedy Trial Claim
    United States v. Terrell Stevenson, No. 15-1942, concerns a “hip-hop heroin hub” called Hood Promo.  Following a federal investigation, 8 people were indicted on drug and weapons charges.  All of them pled guilty, except…
  • Aug 15

    Circuit Addresses Definition of "Investment Advisor" for First Time

    Circuit Addresses Definition of "Investment Advisor" for First Time
    In United States v. Miller, No. 15-2577, the Court affirmed Miller’s securities fraud and tax evasion sentence for selling fake promissory notes to investors and squandering their money ($41 million worth).  In its first opinion…
  • Aug 11

    Term of Imprisonment is Synonymous with Sentence of Imprisonment under U.S.S.G. §4A1.2

    Term of Imprisonment is Synonymous with Sentence of Imprisonment under U.S.S.G. §4A1.2
    Commonwealth v Hector Rengifo, N. 15-1779, August 5, 2016               This case answers the burning question, “When does a Pennsylvania time served to twelve month sentence equal of sentence of…
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Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Aug 19

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death

    Florida Key's Dive Company Sued for Crewmember's Wrongful Death
    Our firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Florida Key's dive boat crewmember who lost his life. On the night of November 15, 2015, the crewmember was serving as a deck hand aboard a dive boat while seventeen…
  • Jul 18

    Brais Brais Rusak Obtains 1.18 Million Dollar Verdict in a Jet Ski Collision Case

    Brais Brais Rusak Obtains 1.18 Million Dollar Verdict in a Jet Ski Collision Case
    Our client Khalila Jenkins was enjoying Labor Day Weekend in Miami Beach in 2013 when she decided to go jet skiing with friends. The group rented the personal watercrafts and took off to ride in the area designated by the rental company. …
  • Jul 15

    Celebrity Cruises Sued After Crewmember Drops Passenger

    Celebrity Cruises Sued After Crewmember Drops Passenger
    Our cruise ship personal injury attorneys have filed a lawsuit against Celebrity Cruises after one of its crewmembers dropped our client causing a part of her fibula to protrude from her ankle. The complaint filed in Miami Federal Court…
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Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Lawsuit Financial Helps Auto Accident Victims Pay the Bills While Seeking Justice

    Lawsuit Financial Helps Auto Accident Victims Pay the Bills While Seeking Justice
    The most common accidents in the United States involves automobiles. They can range from a simple fender bender with little or no injuries, to catastrophic crashes that lead to serious or disabling injuries and, sometimes, death. In addition…
  • Aug 16

    Devastating DUI Crash in Texas Kills Husband and Wife’s Unborn Son

    Devastating DUI Crash in Texas Kills Husband and Wife’s Unborn Son
    Despite increased awareness, as well as stricter laws and criminal penalties for DUI, many motorists continue to drink and drive. In a matter of seconds, lives are changed forever. On August 2, a Mexican-born aspiring carpenter and his…
  • Aug 15

    Two People Injured After Woman Crashes Into Panera Bread

    Two People Injured After Woman Crashes Into Panera Bread
    Two pedals, inches apart, one for gas and the other for brakes. An elderly Michigan woman apparently mistook the gas pedal for the brake, jumped the curb and crashed into a Panera Bread restaurant. About 15 – 20 patrons were inside the…
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 19

    An Exploration of a Strategic Competition Model for the European Union Natural Gas Market

    An Exploration of a Strategic Competition Model for the European Union Natural Gas Market
    Zaifu Yang ; Rong Zhang ; and Zongyi Zhang provide An Exploration of a Strategic Competition Model for the European Union Natural Gas Market. ABSTRACT: Following Jansen et al. (2012), we examine an unconventional Cournot model of the European…
  • Aug 19

    Upward Pricing Pressure as a Predictor of Merger Price Effect

    Upward Pricing Pressure as a Predictor of Merger Price Effect
    Nathan Miller (Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business) ; Marc Remer (Swarthmore College, Department of Economics) ; Conor Ryan (University of Minnesota, Department of Economics) ; and Gloria Sheu (Economic Analysis Group, U.S.…
  • Aug 19

    Sales and collusion in a market with storage

    Sales and collusion in a market with storage
    Francesco Nava and Pasquale Schiraldi examine Sales and collusion in a market with storage. ABSTRACT: Sales are a widespread and well-known phenomenon documented in several product markets. This paper presents a novel rationale for sales that…
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Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 19

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Need an excuse to hang out inside? Here’s something to read while you stay out of the heat. Check out the latest in EPA science. Foxes and Ecosystem Services at Western Ecology Division Late this spring, a…
  • Aug 18

    Foxes and Ecosystem Services at Western Ecology Division

    Foxes and Ecosystem Services at Western Ecology Division
    By Randy Comeleo Late this spring, a self-operated wildlife camera captured several photos of adult gray foxes carrying food items from surrounding wild lands onto the grounds of EPA’s Western Ecology Division (WED) Laboratory in…
  • Aug 18

    Shorebird Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise

    Shorebird Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise
    by Nick Holomuzki It’s August and beach season is in full swing, but people looking to escape the heat aren’t the only ones at the shore.  Each year, the piping plover migrates from the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic to nest and…
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43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Cthulhu the functional?

    Cthulhu the functional?
    Jake Linford has recently expounded in detail about the descriptive or even functional characteristics of certain sounds, making certain "coined" words more useful in marketing.  Here's a great example from Michael Saler, As If: Modern…
  • Aug 18

    Fashion weak: fashion show fails to enjoin New York Fashion Week name

    Fashion weak: fashion show fails to enjoin New York Fashion Week name
    Fashion Week, Inc. v. Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc., 2016 WL 4367990, No. 16-cv-5079 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 12, 2016)FWI sued CFDA for trademark dilution, unfair competition and false designation of origin, and trademark infringement…
  • Aug 18

    Cookie crumbles: court refuses to dismiss (c) claim based on facts of plaintiff's life

    Cookie crumbles: court refuses to dismiss (c) claim based on facts of plaintiff's life
    Eggleston v. Daniels, No. 15-11893, 2016 WL 4363013 (E.D. Mich. Aug. 16, 2016)Sophia Eggleston alleged that her self-characterization in her 2009 memoir The Hidden Hand was the uncredited inspiration for the character Loretha…
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Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
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Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Industry worries about incomplete Treasury trade reporting

    Industry worries about incomplete Treasury trade reporting
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.Securities industry groups have expressed concerns about the scope of FINRA’s recent proposal to require members to report secondary market transactions in U.S. Treasury securities to the Trade Reporting…
  • Aug 18

    Former enforcement director asks SEC to limit retroactive application of penalty increase

    Former enforcement director asks SEC to limit retroactive application of penalty increase
    By John Filar AtwoodThree WilmerHale attorneys, including former SEC Enforcement Division director William McLucas, have written to the SEC to urge it to restrict the application of its civil penalty increases to violations that occur after…
  • Aug 17

    Comment period closes on PCAOB’s reproposal to revise the auditor’s reporting model

    Comment period closes on PCAOB’s reproposal to revise the auditor’s reporting model
    By Jacquelyn LumbThe comment period has closed on the PCAOB’s reproposed standard to revise the auditor’s reporting model to include communications about critical audit matters (CAMs) that arose during the audit of a…
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Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
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Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 19

    It Matters Why and How a President Disappoints Her Supporter

    It Matters Why and How a President Disappoints Her Supporter
    by Neil H. BuchananNo president has ever lived up to the hopes and expectations of his supporters.  Even people who are clear-eyed realists cannot help but indulge in a bit of excessive optimism during an election campaign, fueled by the…
  • Aug 18

    The Impossible Burger: A "Pythagorean" Dialogue on Vegan Marketing

    The Impossible Burger: A "Pythagorean" Dialogue on Vegan Marketing
    by Sherry Colb & Michael DorfPreface: On a recent trip to NYC, we had occasion to try the "Impossible Burger," a vegan burger made by Impossible Foods.The Impossible Burger is not yet widely available. We tried it at Momofuko Nishi in…
  • Aug 17

    Companion Animals Light the Way

    Companion Animals Light the Way
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my column for this week, I discuss the case of State v. Newcomb.  In this case, a police officer and cruelty investigator took a woman's dog into custody based on probable cause that she was starving the dog, and the…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 19

    Rahmatian on University Academics as Owners of Copyright

    Rahmatian on University Academics as Owners of Copyright
    Andreas Rahmatian, University of Glasgow School of Law, has published University Academics as Employees and Creators of Copyright Works: University Academics as Owners of Copyright? at 37 European Intellectual Property Review 355 (2015). Here…
  • Aug 18

    Erdos @DavidErdos on Statutory Regulation of Professional Journalism Under European Data Protection

    Erdos @DavidErdos on Statutory Regulation of Professional Journalism Under European Data Protection
    David Erdos, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, Trinity Hall, has published Statutory Regulation of Professional Journalism Under European Data Protection: Down But Not Out? as University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No.…
  • Aug 18

    Scardamaglia @abscard on Google, Online Search, and Consumer Confusion in Australia

    Scardamaglia @abscard on Google, Online Search, and Consumer Confusion in Australia
    Amanda Scardamaglia, Swinburne University of Technology, has published Google, Online Search and Consumer Confusion in Australia at 42 International Journal of Law and Information Technology 203 (2016). Here is the abstract. The legality of…
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Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
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