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Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    Check if Your Trek Bicycle Has Been Recalled

    Check if Your Trek Bicycle Has Been Recalled
    Nearly one million Trek bikes have been recalled after a cyclist was left paralyzed by an accident caused by a defective front disc brake. About 900,000 bicycles in the U.S. and 98,000 bicycles in Canada were recalled recently by...
  • Apr 30

    Free Bike Helmets for the Children at Framingham Earth Day Festival Last Weekend

    Free Bike Helmets for the Children at Framingham Earth Day Festival Last Weekend
    Photo left to right: Bill Hanson, chair of the Framingham Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, volunteer Maura Kelly, Framingham police officers and Attorney David W. White of Breakstone, White & Gluck. Breakstone, White &…
  • Apr 23

    iCan Shine Bike Camp Teaches Bicycle Safety to Children and Teenagers with Disabilitie

    iCan Shine Bike Camp Teaches Bicycle Safety to Children and Teenagers with Disabilitie
    Breakstone, White & Gluck donated bicycle helmets to children and teenagers with disabilities who are learning to ride a bicycle at the iCan Shine bike camp in Arlington this week. Attorney Ronald Gluck visited with the riders, parents,…
Rank this Week: 941

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • May 1

    Tech and Lawyers: Let's Start Simple

    Tech and Lawyers: Let's Start Simple
    Image [cc] Rachel As I was rolling around the Future Law conference via my Beam vehicle on Thursday, Twitter was lighting up with a series of tweets from the actual presentations (as well as about my robot form.) During his State of the Art…
  • Apr 30

    I'm The Robot In The Back of the Room

    I'm The Robot In The Back of the Room
    Your Conference Robot Overlord My post earlier this week about Stanford's CodeX program got me an invite to the conference being held there today. Since I didn't have enough time (or money) to make an immediate flight to the Bay Area, the…
  • Apr 27

    I'm Excited Again About New Legal Research Product

    I'm Excited Again About New Legal Research Product
    Image [cc] photologue_np Over the past few years I have been less than impressed with the types of new research tools that have entered the legal market. Especially from the major players. In the past five years, all of the major vendors have…
Rank this Week: 840

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 1

    Main: Military vows to tackle sexual harassment, misconduct

    Main: Military vows to tackle sexual harassment, misconduct
    The Canadian Armed Forces will act decisively to clamp down on sexual harassment and misconduct after an investigation revealed an underlying sexualized culture that is hostile to women and gays in the armed forces, a top official said on…
  • May 1

    Controversial lawyers Groia and Galati among newly elected bencher

    Controversial lawyers Groia and Galati among newly elected bencher
    Prominent and outspoken lawyers Joseph Groia and Rocco Galati are among the newly elected benchers of the Law Society of Upper Canada. The top vote-getters in this year’s election were Treasurer Janet Minor and incumbent Janet Leiper.…
  • May 1

    Legal news roundup - May 1, 2015

    Legal news roundup - May 1, 2015
    CanadaLoblaws faces class-action lawsuit over collapse of Bangladeshi factory, Canadian PressUniversity student in Quebec faces multiple charges connected to disruption of classes, Canadian PressNova Scotia cyber-bullying law continues to…
Rank this Week: 108

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • May 1

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive
    The number one question I’ve been getting since the website redesign is “where did the old exams go?” The exam archive couldn’t stay on the new website so we’ve moved it to TWEN. Once you’ve logge on to…
  • Apr 28

    Law library now on exam hour

    Law library now on exam hour
    The Widener Law Delaware campus law library is now on exam hours. We will be open until 2:00 a.m. every night through May 13th. For a complete listing of hours see our webpage.
  • Apr 10

    National Library Week at the Law Library

    National Library Week at the Law Library
    Celebrate National Library Week at the Law Library April 13—April 17 With Free PB&J! 11:30am—3:30pm You just have to make the sandwich yourself!
Rank this Week: 489

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
  • May 1

    Memory-lane trips may offer legal profession lesson

    Memory-lane trips may offer legal profession lesson
    If all goes according to plan, as you read this I will be standing in a spot where LSD made history. No, I am not in Woodstock, N.Y. (close to where I grew up). Instead, I’m in Boston, Mass., for part of this week. And amidst the…
  • Apr 30

    Networking and oh yeah free @DeschutesBeer sampling at @AZStateBar event tonight

    Networking and oh yeah free @DeschutesBeer sampling at @AZStateBar event tonight
    Short, sweet, and on tap: A bevy of State Bar lawyer groups are hosting a mixer tonight, Thursday, April 30. The April networking event is titled Draft With Drafts Night. Where: The Vig Uptown, 6015 N. 16th St., Phoenix…
  • Apr 29

    Snapshot of just 1 day in legal aid shows commitment, justice gap

    Snapshot of just 1 day in legal aid shows commitment, justice gap
    How busy is your average day? How would you assess yourself on the helpfulness scale? I hope you’re a typically helpful person, but when I saw what Arizona legal aid agencies do in a single day, I realized I’d have to step up to…
Rank this Week: 559

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Covers legal marketing, risk management, client service and social media. By Lindsay Griffiths.

http://www.zenlegalnetworking.com
  • May 1

    Week of April 27, 2015 on ILNToday - A Roundup!

    Week of April 27, 2015 on ILNToday - A Roundup!
    I don't know where this year has gone, but somehow it's May already, which means our Annual Meeting is almost upon us! I'm also sneaking in another trip before then, heading out this weekend to San Diego to meet with our IP lawyers attending…
  • Apr 30

    Leadership and the New Principles of Influence - An LMA Recap

    Leadership and the New Principles of Influence - An LMA Recap
    "Be more human."  That was the closing advice from the LMA's keynote speaker, Dan Pink, at this year's conference. While it was easy to compare Pink to the previous two years' keynotes (Kat Cole and James Kane) and find him a bit…
  • Apr 28

    Two for Tuesdays: More Challenges to Content Marketing

    Two for Tuesdays: More Challenges to Content Marketing
    I've still got content marketing on the brain (not surprisingly), and I'm seeing more and more discussion about it in legal circles lately. Remember when Lance Godard of Fisher & Phillips told us that 2015 would be the year of content…
Rank this Week: 894

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 1

    5 Things to Know About Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby

    5 Things to Know About Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby
    The death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man who died last month after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody, thrusts Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby into the national spotlight. On Friday,she announced that six…
  • May 1

    French Bank Settlement to Fund NYC Criminal Justice Initiative

    French Bank Settlement to Fund NYC Criminal Justice Initiative
    New York City is expected to spend parts of a $447 million settlement it is set to receive from French bank BNP Paribas SA on initiatives for its criminal justice system, officials said, including creating a database where local agencies and…
  • May 1

    AM Roundup: Freddie Gray Case Handed to Prosecutor

    AM Roundup: Freddie Gray Case Handed to Prosecutor
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
Rank this Week: 61

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Job Posting: Virginia Tech

    Job Posting: Virginia Tech
    The public land-grant university in Blacksburg is hiring a Graduate Student Ombudsperson. Reporting to the Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education, the position serves about 6,500 graduate students.The full-time position is classified…
  • May 1

    Temple University to Hire Sexual Assault Counselor With Ombuds Dutie

    Temple University to Hire Sexual Assault Counselor With Ombuds Dutie
    Temple is hiring an Assistant Coordinator of Sexual Assault Counseling and Education. Among other duties, the new position "provides case management and ombudsperson services to survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence and sexual…
  • May 1

    Colloquium on Bullying in Higher Ed Moves to Harvard

    Colloquium on Bullying in Higher Ed Moves to Harvard
    The Consortium on Abrasive Conduct in Higher Education (CACHE) will hold its the Third Annual Colloquium at Harvard University Law School on June 23-24, 2015. The 2015 Colloquium will include: Group reflection on ways to create change in…
Rank this Week: 567

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • May 1

    Blog Post: Navajo Mine Expansion Will Help Local Economy, DOI Find

    Blog Post: Navajo Mine Expansion Will Help Local Economy, DOI Find
    A U.S. Department of the Interior agency has determined that not signing off on a Navajo Nation-owned company's coal mine expansion plans would create major adverse economic impacts on the local economy, according to a final environmental…
  • May 1

    Blog Post: A Bipartisan Bill On Energy Policy?

    Blog Post: A Bipartisan Bill On Energy Policy?
    The U.S. Department of Energy's recently released Quadrennial Energy Review spells out policy recommendations that were well-received by industry and have generated optimism among lawmakers for a bipartisan energy bill. However, as summer…
  • May 1

    Blog Post: 4 Steps To A Profitable Brand Protection Program

    Blog Post: 4 Steps To A Profitable Brand Protection Program
    What percentage of your company’s 2014 revenue is attributable to its brand protection program? Did your program improve margins? Did it increase market share? If the answer to any of these is “no” — or worse, “I…
Rank this Week: 603

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 155

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Robert J. Fleming, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 1

    $2.3M Dental Malpractice Verdict Upheld on Appeal

    $2.3M Dental Malpractice Verdict Upheld on Appeal
    A recent dental malpractice verdict of over $2.3M was upheld on appeal. The malpractice victim suffered a lingual nerve injury during a tooth extraction which manifested itself with numbness of her tongue coupled with severe pain. This…
  • Mar 30

    First Risperdal Trial Results in $2.5M Verdict

    First Risperdal Trial Results in $2.5M Verdict
    A jury has awarded $2.5M to an autistic boy's family. The lengthy trial included evidence of Janssen Pharmaceutical's alleged plan to obscure evidence for years that the drug was linked to the growth of female breast tissue in adolescent…
  • Mar 25

    Georgia Dental Board Owes Duty to the Public

    Georgia Dental Board Owes Duty to the Public
    The United States Supreme Court recently decided a case that could impact the way the Georgia Board of Dentistry conducts business. The Court ruled on February 25, 2015 that a state regulatory board comprised mainly of dental professionals…
Rank this Week: 513

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Covers class actions against insurance companies. By Robinson & Cole LLP.

http://www.insuranceclassactions.com/
Rank this Week: 418

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 312

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You
    Every month your taxes remain unpaid after the April 15 deadline, you pay a penalty of 0.5%. In most cases, the penalty doesn’t go beyond 0.5%, but it can reach a maximum of 25% per month. Along with the penalty, you are also charged…
  • Apr 24

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan
    Along with saving taxes, a retirement plan also secures your future. You can save more in taxes by choosing the right kind of retirement plans according to your financial situation. Before you select one, it’s important to know the…
  • Apr 17

    Use Installment Agreement to Pay Back Taxe

    Use Installment Agreement to Pay Back Taxe
    Tax season is over. At this point, any unpaid taxes for 2014 will be treated as back taxes. If you do owe taxes for 2014 or for any year before that, you can pay them in monthly installments. Even those who filed for an extension, but could…
Rank this Week: 571

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 1

    Canada's Privacy Commissioner Offers Advice For Marketers and Consumers On Complying With Anti-Spam Law

    Canada's Privacy Commissioner Offers Advice For Marketers and Consumers On Complying With Anti-Spam Law
    Canada's Privacy Commissioner has weighed on the subject of the new Canadian anti-spam statute, CASL which came into effect on July 1, 2014. The Office has issued some guidelines, available here, for those who market online. Here are some…
  • Apr 30

    Property Theory and Copyright

    Property Theory and Copyright
    Pascale Chapdelaine, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, has published The Property Attributes of Copyright at 10 Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal 34 (2014). Here is the abstract. The primary goal of this article is to look at the…
  • Apr 30

    Corporate Speech and the First Amendment

    Corporate Speech and the First Amendment
    John C. Coates, IV, Harvard Law School, has published Corporate Speech and the First Amendment: History, Data, and Implications. Here is the abstract. This Article draws on empirical analysis, history, and economic theory to show that…
Rank this Week: 337

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • May 1

    All about the HLS Faculty Portrait Collection

    All about the HLS Faculty Portrait Collection
    If you’ve enjoyed the collection of Harvard Law School Faculty Portraits Collection–either the paintings in the Library or the black and white photos formerly in Pound and now located in the WCC–you may enjoy learning more…
  • Apr 28

    Student-Curated Exhibit “By Popular Demand” Now on View

    Student-Curated Exhibit “By Popular Demand” Now on View
    Recently, we gave HLS students a list of some of our favorite items from Historical & Special Collections’ extensive holdings of rare books, early manuscripts, faculty papers, photographs, and art objects. We asked them to select…
  • Apr 27

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More
    Got questions about using your Bloomberg, Lexis, or Westlaw accounts over the summer?  Here’s what you need to know about using each of the legal research databases. BLOOMBERG LAW If your workplace has a Bloomberg Law account, you…
Rank this Week: 836

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 41

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 1

    IP and Other Regulation

    IP and Other Regulation
    Mark Lemley, Stanford has a new paper on IP and Other Regulations. ABSTRACT: Intellectual property (IP) is a form of regulation. Once we understand IP laws as government social policies that seek to alter market outcomes, we can start to...
  • May 1

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    Francesco Montanaro, Universite Paris II - Pantheon-Assas; Bocconi University and Fabrizio Esposito, European University Institute describe A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry.…
  • May 1

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction
    Eric Hadmann Jasper, IESB - Instituto de Educacao Superior de Brasília offers Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction. ABSTRACT: As Brazilian antitrust authorities continue to look to the American experience and encourage…
Rank this Week: 31

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • May 1

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/1/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/1/15
    The past week was highlighted by protests in Baltimore, valid criticisms of the media characterization of the situation, and a devastating earthquake in Nepal. And the Council on Foundations Annual Meeting in our hometown of San Francisco…
  • Apr 30

    Nonprofit Law: Hot Topics – CEB / CLE

    Nonprofit Law: Hot Topics – CEB / CLE
    On February 26, 2015, Erin and I recorded a webinar for Continuing Education of the Bar – California on Nonprofit Law: Hot Topics. It’s an intermediate-level one-hour CLE program available here. Providing counsel to…
  • Apr 27

    Recent News from IRS Exempt Organizations Division

    Recent News from IRS Exempt Organizations Division
    IRS Exempt Organizations (EO) Division Director Tamera Ripperda has been speaking at conferences and to a few select groups over the past several weeks, providing us with a glimpse with what is currently happening within the EO…
Rank this Week: 573

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 1

    Law Day!

    Law Day!
    Happy Law Day to all of the Illinois Central College students, graduates, and faculty!
  • Apr 30

    Paralegal!

    Paralegal!
    Established law firm in Bloomington, Illinois seeks full-time entry-level paralegal. Responsible for supporting attorney and senior paralegals.  Extensive interaction with clients. Requires good communication skills, attention to detail,…
  • Apr 27

    LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT, FULTON COUNTY!

    LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT, FULTON COUNTY!
    LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT, FULTON COUNTY: experience preferred,paralegal preferred but not required, hourly wage commensurate with experienceand credentials, with opportunities for benefits in the future. Send resume,compensation requirements…
Rank this Week: 76

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Stein Hopes to Explore Problems with Short-Termism, Lack of Board Diversity

    Stein Hopes to Explore Problems with Short-Termism, Lack of Board Diversity
    By Amanda Maine, J.D.SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein shared her thoughts on “short-termism” and the composition of boards of directors at the Treasury Department’s Corporate Women in Finance Symposium. Both of these issues…
  • Apr 30

    SEC Awards Maximum Payout in First Whistleblower Retaliation Case

    SEC Awards Maximum Payout in First Whistleblower Retaliation Case
    By John Filar AtwoodA whistleblower who was subjected to a series of retaliatory actions by Paradigm Capital Management will receive the maximum award payment of 30 percent of amounts collected in connection with the case. In its first…
  • Apr 29

    Exclusive Shareholder Remedy Under Alberta Corporations Act Was Not Available in U.S. Court

    Exclusive Shareholder Remedy Under Alberta Corporations Act Was Not Available in U.S. Court
    By Lene Powell, J.D.A panel of the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a counterclaim alleging breach of fiduciary duty by directors of a California corporation with a Canadian parent company. In what it called an “anomalous…
Rank this Week: 311

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • May 1

    Fix The Tax Code Friday: NFL, Money & Tax Exempt Statu

    Fix The Tax Code Friday: NFL, Money & Tax Exempt Statu
    Earlier this week, the National Football League (NFL) announced that it would voluntarily give up its tax exempt status. The NFL has been tax exempt since 1942 under section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code which grants tax exempt…
  • May 1

    Geoge Soros May Owe Billions In Taxe

    Geoge Soros May Owe Billions In Taxe
    Billionaire George Soros, along with fellow billionaire Warren Buffett, have longed preached about the need to create a tax system that incentivizes the distribution of wealth. But is Soros practicing what he preaches? Soros has stashed…
  • Apr 30

    10 Tips To Help You Stay Married To A Tax Professional

    10 Tips To Help You Stay Married To A Tax Professional
    Married to a tax professional? Want to stay that way? Here are 10 tips for staying married to a tax professional.
Rank this Week: 279

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • May 1

    Marriage equality: The end of the world as we know it?

    Marriage equality: The end of the world as we know it?
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Professor Donncha O’Connell, Head of the School of Law at NUI Galway. Voting no to marriage equality will have as much effect on surrogacy and other forms of assisted human reproduction as…
  • May 1

    “Social Movements & Political Alternatives to Neoliberalism”: Workshop at Maynooth University

    “Social Movements & Political Alternatives to Neoliberalism”: Workshop at Maynooth University
    You are cordially invited to attend a workshop organised by the Maynooth University Research Cluster on Social Justice, Participation & Human Rights, in association with the Network on Power, Politics & Society, the Department of Law…
  • Apr 29

    CfP: Irish Yearbook of International Law

    CfP: Irish Yearbook of International Law
    The editors of the Irish Yearbook of International Law welcome submissions for publication in the Yearbook. Articles should not be published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. An annual, peer reviewed publication, the Irish…
Rank this Week: 52

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 1

    Land Use Articles Posted to SSRN in April

    Land Use Articles Posted to SSRN in April
    I'm trying something new this month, which is to highlight articles posted to the Property, Land Use & Real Estate Law eJournal in the month of April. To me, this seems an improvement over the previous search I used to...
  • Apr 30

    Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction

    Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction
    Fragmentation of local governments remains a key issue for land use law. A new research note by Rebecca Hendrick and Yu Shi, Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction: How Metropolitan Regions in the United States Compare,…
  • Apr 29

    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia

    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia
    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia. Download ALPS Final Schedule here. Wish I could be there...next time.
Rank this Week: 307

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    FINRA Fines RBC for Reverse Convertibles Sale

    FINRA Fines RBC for Reverse Convertibles Sale
    According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), RBC Capital Markets, LLC (“RBC”) has agreed to a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) concerning its sales of complex reverse…
  • Feb 16

    Securities Clawback Actions May be Subject to Arbitration Clause

    Securities Clawback Actions May be Subject to Arbitration Clause
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held that “clawback actions brought by court-appointed receivers are not categorically exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act.”  Wiand v. Schneiderman,…
  • Feb 6

    Standard & Poor’s to Pay $1.375 Billion to Settle Lawsuit

    Standard & Poor’s to Pay $1.375 Billion to Settle Lawsuit
    According to the Department of Justice, rating agency Standard & Poor’s Financial Services, LLC (“S&P) and its parent company McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. have agreed to settle multiple lawsuits brought by the federal…
Rank this Week: 556

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    I have just learned that one of my…

    I have just learned that one of my Discovery class students from last term has died, horribly. In every class I've ever been in there has been someone like him, a student who is determined to do things the hard way, to re-invent the wheel,…
  • Apr 30

    It seems to me that one of the chief…

    It seems to me that one of the chief problems with American political reporting is that the reporters are so close to the "sources" that they lose their critical focus. Part of the reason for this-- a big part, I think-- is that the reporters…
  • Apr 28

    The New York Law Journal has published my…

    The New York Law Journal has published my letter about the crisis in legal education:Dean Jill Backer's article "JD Advantage Versus JD Required: The Old Rules No Longer Apply" (Special Report: Law Schools, NYLJ April 20) was dangerous …
Rank this Week: 714

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Sports and Taxe

    Sports and Taxe
    The NFL draft occurred yesterday with two quarterback positions filled first. Those two young men are probably thrilled, but I have no doubt they were far more excited about the Ohio Supreme Court's ruling that occurred the same day…
  • Apr 26

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think
    Please exercise caution with your possessions in the law library, particularly during exam time when you might be more inclined to park your stuff and leave to grab a snack. It's not just the laptop itself that is valuable---it may also be…
  • Apr 24

    Big Google

    Big Google
    Slate.com just posted came across a "fun" article on how you can download your entire Google search history (i.e., searches you ran while logged in to a Google product (e.g. YouTube, Gmail, Blogger)). Presumably, the searches…
Rank this Week: 569

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • May 1

    Tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall from Evelyn Brody

    Tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall from Evelyn Brody
    Evelyn Brody (Chicago-Kent) provided the following tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall (Harvard Hauser Institute for Civil Society), who died yesterday. Today, the academy lost a leading scholar of the history of the nonprofit sector – as judged…
  • May 1

    Recent Articles on Nonprofits Law and Policy

    Recent Articles on Nonprofits Law and Policy
    The season for introducing recent scholarship to the world is upon us, and scholars of nonprofits law have been busily posting their work to SSRN. This blog entry features abstracts of SSRN postings to the Nonprofit & Philanthropy Law…
  • Apr 30

    College Fraternities and Sororities Lobby for Indirect Tax Benefit

    College Fraternities and Sororities Lobby for Indirect Tax Benefit
    The Washington Post reports that the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition, which represents 100 fraternities and sororities collectively owning $3.2 billion in real estate, “is lobbying Congress this week to urge legislators to pass a…
Rank this Week: 495

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • May 1

    An Interesting Trade Secrets Case From The Business Court

    An Interesting Trade Secrets Case From The Business Court
    If you were unsure whether customer information held by your client -- like customer contact information, sales reports, prices and terms books, sales memos, sales training manuals, commission reports, and vendor information -- can be…
  • Apr 22

    NC Business Court: What Part Of Disqualification Do You Not Understand?

    NC Business Court: What Part Of Disqualification Do You Not Understand?
    You will all recall the Business Court's disqualification of a law firm from representing its longtime client, in Kingsdown Inc. v. Hinshaw, 2015 NCBC 27.  Now there is a second chapter to the disqualification, which came in an Opinion…
  • Apr 22

    Business Court Denies TRO In The Midst of A Proxy Fight

    Business Court Denies TRO In The Midst of A Proxy Fight
    The Defendant in Allcorn v. Bradley Creek Boatominium, Inc. sought an injunction against the Plaintiffs in the midst of a proxy fight as to their allegedly defamatory statements in connection with the election of the Defendant's board of…
Rank this Week: 606

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 872

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • May 1

    Barclays Ordered to Pay About $9 Million in Salary and Bonus Pay to Former Trader

    Barclays Ordered to Pay About $9 Million in Salary and Bonus Pay to Former Trader
    It has been reported that, the arbitration forum operated by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FIRNA) has ordered Barclays PLC to pay Mayank Chamadia, a former swaps trader, approximately $9 million in back pay after he quit during…
  • Apr 30

    Wells Fargo Broker Joseph DiRago Jr. Sanctioned for Unauthorized Trading

    Wells Fargo Broker Joseph DiRago Jr. Sanctioned for Unauthorized Trading
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in an acceptance, waiver, and consent action (AWC) Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC (Wells Fargo) broker Joseph DiRago Jr. (DiRago) concerning allegations that between June 2011, and October 2012,…
  • Apr 29

    Broker Investigation: Gregory Dean Churning Claim

    Broker Investigation: Gregory Dean Churning Claim
    According to the BrokerCheck records kept by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker Gregory Dean (Dean) has been the subject of at least 4 customer complaints over the course of his career. Customers have filed complaints…
Rank this Week: 504

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Study area tip

    Study area tip
    Exams have begun and you need to find that perfect spot.  Since it is my job to prowl the Library, I am expert in what goes on where.  So here are my tips:For study groups - reserve a Study Room.  These go quickly so plan…
  • Apr 30

    This Day In The Law: OAS Established

    This Day In The Law: OAS Established
    April 30, 1948 saw the establishment of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Bogota, Colombia, the date of the signing of the Charter of the Organization of American States at the Ninth International Conference of American…
  • Apr 29

    New on LLRX: How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1)

    New on LLRX: How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1)
    Google Scholar includes journal and conference papers, theses and dissertations, academic books, pre-prints, abstracts, technical reports and other scholarly literature from all broad areas of research. You'll find works from a wide…
Rank this Week: 281

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • May 1

    Happy May Day or, International Workers' Day

    Happy May Day or, International Workers' Day
    On this May Day, we’ll introduce some Communist & Socialist Parties in Israel (edited from Wikipedia entries) “Maki (Hebrew: מק"י‎, an acronym for HaMiflega HaKomunistit HaYisraelit (Hebrew:…
  • Apr 28

    Ten Shocking Facts about Baltimore

    Ten Shocking Facts about Baltimore
    Were you shocked at the disruption in Baltimore? What is more shocking is daily life in Baltimore, a city of 622,000 which is 63 percent African American. Here are ten numbers that tell some of the story. 5 Blacks in Baltimore are more than…
  • Apr 21

    The Non-Aligned Movement & the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Collective Withdrawal?

    The Non-Aligned Movement & the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Collective Withdrawal?
    At the Arms Control Law blog, Dan Joyner blog provocatively proposes “a walkout from the NPT [Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons] en masse by the members of the NAM [Non-Aligned Movement]”: [….] “The…
Rank this Week: 797

The Antitrust Hotch Potch

The Antitrust Hotch Potch

Offers critical comments on EC competition law and policy. By Professor Damien Geradin and Nicholas Petit.

http://professorgeradin.blogs.com/professor_geradins_weblog/
  • May 1

    CNN Interviews on the Google case

    CNN Interviews on the Google case
    I had my 10 minutes of fame a few days ago when I was interviewed twice on CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/videos/business/2015/04/15/wbt-intv-lake-geradin-google-eu-antitrust-charges.cnn…
  • Apr 7

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche
    My recent paper on the controversial Intel judgment of the CJEU can be found here. Abstract: In June 2014, the GCEU confirmed the Decision of the European Commission that condemned Intel for breaching Article 102 TFEU by adopting exclusive…
  • Mar 26

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry
    Competition: Commissioner Vestager announces proposal for e-commerce sector inquiry Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commissioner in charge of competition policy Margrethe Vestager announced today at a conference in Berlin a forthcoming…
Rank this Week: 402

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • May 1

    Speaking on behalf of the NIMBY party: Part 1, Hugely popular but widely blamed

    Speaking on behalf of the NIMBY party: Part 1, Hugely popular but widely blamed
    By: David A. Smith The shorter the election cycle, the dumber the political vaporware, and as the United Kingdom barrels down toward the most confusing and hard-to-predict election for many decades, the buffoonery is rising to a silly…
  • Apr 30

    Month in Review: March, 2015

    Month in Review: March, 2015
    By: David A. Smith During March, in honored surprise at a decade’s worth of continuous blogging, I published the first 10/17ths of the longest post I’ve ever done, Ten Years a Blogger, As an encyclopedia should seldom be…
  • Apr 29

    A tale of two cities: Part 12, A beautiful city rising from this aby

    A tale of two cities: Part 12, A beautiful city rising from this aby
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 11 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, and Part 10.] By: David A. Smith “It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is…
Rank this Week: 490

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Reading the Tea Leave

    Reading the Tea Leave
    What a gay week! It was just one week ago today that Bruce Jenner went on national television to announce that he* is a transgender Republican. This combination, I assume, because he thinks being arrested while using the ladies room is a good…
  • Apr 30

    Shocking Footage from Inside the Courthouse Yesterday!

    Shocking Footage from Inside the Courthouse Yesterday!
    There's been some discussion yesterday on Rump's blog about possibly improper behavior by a local judge.  There has been no confirmation of any of the allegations.These are always difficult issues, and I feel Rump's dilemma as he sorts…
  • Apr 29

    3d DCA Watch -- Rainy Days and Bunkers Always Let Me Down.....

    3d DCA Watch -- Rainy Days and Bunkers Always Let Me Down.....
    Are you wet and wild for some concrete slabs of bunker love?(Did I just write that?  Sorry Mom, but that's $200+ thousand of your higher education dollars at work!)Let's scoop up the detritus:Gonzalez v. Barrenechea:What is Raoul Cantero…
Rank this Week: 677

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 999

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 1

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week
    One of my favorite weekend pastimes is urban hiking.  Washington, D.C., especially at this time of year, is perfect for that.  I particularly enjoy walking up and down Georgia Avenue, which extends from parts of D.C. (it changes to…
  • Apr 29

    The Phase Out of Non-Machine-Readable Passport

    The Phase Out of Non-Machine-Readable Passport
    The following is a guest post by Shameema Rahman, a senior legal research specialist in our Public Services Division. The Convention on International Civil Aviation (also known as the Chicago Convention) was signed on December 7, 1944, by 52…
  • Apr 28

    The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World

    The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World
    The following is a guest post by Brandon Fitzgerald, project manager of a Law Library staffing contract, writer and student of poetry and literature. In honor of National Poetry Month, I want to consider the intersections between law and…
Rank this Week: 179

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 1

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.
    With hard pressed economic times, state and local governments have turned to new sources of revenue: intellectual property licensing. The City of New York has been in the game for decades, licensing use of its the I ♥ NY symbol.…
  • Apr 30

    Imported from “Dertroit”

    Imported from “Dertroit”
    Readers of the blog know the dangers of selling unlicensed apparel and the oft-litigious stance of Major League Baseball when it comes to defending its marks.  But a recent viral t-shirt phenomenon may just be one time the…
  • Apr 29

    Really, Seriously? Frat boys, Go Home to Mommy (Patagonia Sues To Shut Down ‘Fratagonia’ Line)

    Really, Seriously? Frat boys, Go Home to Mommy (Patagonia Sues To Shut Down ‘Fratagonia’ Line)
    –Aaron Keller, Managing Principal, Capsule Unfortunately, the phrase “frat boy” or “fraternity” has been dealt another cultural blow by some less-than-impressive gents launching a ‘Fratagonia’ line of…
Rank this Week: 97

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • May 1

    Sue Early, Sue Often If Your Home Flooded With Municipal Waste In Oregon

    Sue Early, Sue Often If Your Home Flooded With Municipal Waste In Oregon
    Remember Dunn v. City of Milwaukie? That's the case in which the Oregon Supreme Court reversed an inverse condemnation judgment in favor of a homeowner who had sewage back up into her house after the city "hydrocleaned" the sewer system,…
  • Apr 30

    Upcoming Wisconsin Appraisal And Eminent Domain Law Conference

    Upcoming Wisconsin Appraisal And Eminent Domain Law Conference
    If you are in Wisconsin or environs next week, the 12th Annual Wisconsin chapter of the Appraisal Institute is putting on its 12th annual Condemnation Appraisal Symposium at the Marquette Law School on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. One of the…
  • Apr 29

    Cal App On Attorneys' Fees In Eminent Domain

    Cal App On Attorneys' Fees In Eminent Domain
    We were all ready to write up the California Court of Appeal's latest opinion about our favorite subtopic -- the recovery of attorneys' fees in eminent domain actions -- when our colleagues at the California Eminent Domain Report beat us to…
Rank this Week: 255

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 1, 2015

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 1, 2015
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Apr 30

    USCIS Will Accept ONLY the New Version of Form I-129 Beginning 5/1/15

    USCIS Will Accept ONLY the New Version of Form I-129 Beginning 5/1/15
    The USCIS has announced that starting Friday, May 1, 2015 they will ONLY accept the new version of the Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (edition date: 10/23/14). USCIS will continue to accept both old and new versions of this…
  • Apr 29

    Sign Petition - Help Release Melida and Estrella from Family Detention

    Sign Petition - Help Release Melida and Estrella from Family Detention
    What is Family Detention? Family detention is the increasingly alarming practice of detaining immigrant families, including babies and children, with their parents in ICE detention centers across the country. We urge everyone to sign the…
Rank this Week: 561

Easy Soft Blog

Easy Soft Blog

Covers practice management issues such as law office billing and accounting, IOLTA bookkeeping, family law, and 2010 RESPA Rules.

http://www.easysoft-usa.com/blog/
  • May 1

    Easy Soft Ensures Compliance With 2015 TRID Software

    Easy Soft Ensures Compliance With 2015 TRID Software
    The biggest changes to TILA and RESPA documentation in decades take effect this August. That’s when the new Truth in Lending Act/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules take effect. These rules were set…
  • Apr 22

    The Risks Of Non-Compliance With The Upcoming TRID Change

    The Risks Of Non-Compliance With The Upcoming TRID Change
    Although you may not be looking forward to the upcoming TRID changes, the truth of the matter is, you can’t avoid them. Non-compliance is a risk to the real-estate deals you’re facilitating, your practice, your reputation, and…
  • Apr 19

    Easy Soft Is Ready For The TRID Changes – Are You?

    Easy Soft Is Ready For The TRID Changes – Are You?
    TILA-RESPA changes are coming, there is no question about that. While there are some in our industry who have beseeched Congress to ask the CFPB to delay those changes from going into effect on August 1, that doesn’t change the fact…
Rank this Week: 442

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • May 1

    Caveat Vendor in a Banksy Sale in Gaza?

    Caveat Vendor in a Banksy Sale in Gaza?
    In March, while I was co-teaching a course called International Humanitarian Law in Israel and Palestine with Professor Yaël Ronen, I visited Bethlehem with my students. Among other things, we saw the image at left, attributed to Banksy, on…
  • Apr 30

    Siloing: The Next Unneeded Import from Undergraduate Education

    Siloing: The Next Unneeded Import from Undergraduate Education
    Silos, by Scott Davis I don't know if this is a thing yet, and I hope it doesn't become one, but I have been hearing, here and there, from people involved in legal education reform, that we need to combat...
  • Apr 29

    New in Print

    New in Print
    I am happy to see a publication by my colleague Faisal Kutty (pictured) gracing this list of recent publications. Way to go, Faisal! Hiro N. Aragaki, The Federal Arbitration Act as Procedural Reform. 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1939 (2014) Robert...
Rank this Week: 289

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 1

    Ohio BWC Finds an Unlucky 13 Comp Fraud Individual

    Ohio BWC Finds an Unlucky 13 Comp Fraud Individual
    The number 13 proved unlucky for various Ohio individuals.   Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer announced recently that 13 individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to…
  • Apr 30

    Keep Workers Cool As The Heat Turns Up

    Keep Workers Cool As The Heat Turns Up
    As the weather starts to turn warmer, extra effort should be made to keep employees safe and healthy.   As too many businesses have discovered over the years, heat-related injuries and ultimately fatalities are more commonplace than one…
  • Apr 30

    California Car Wash Businesses Soaked with Fine

    California Car Wash Businesses Soaked with Fine
    The California Labor Commissioner’s Office recently cited car wash businesses in the Los Angeles area more than $1.3 million for wage theft following a two-day enforcement activity.   The majority of the violations were found at 35…
Rank this Week: 353

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • May 1

    Friday’s Endnotes – 05/01/15

    Friday’s Endnotes – 05/01/15
    Grooveshark Shuts Down to Settle Copyright Infringement Suit — The notorious service, beset by lawsuits, announced yesterday that it would be ceasing operations, along with this apology: “We failed to secure licenses from rights…
  • Apr 30

    Copyright Review: A Review

    Copyright Review: A Review
    On March 20, 2013, US Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante sat in front of the House IP Subcommittee to discuss her call for updates to US copyright law. House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte afterwards announced that his…
  • Apr 24

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/24/15

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/24/15
    5 Seriously Dumb Myths About Copyright the Media Should Stop Repeating — John Degen kicks us off this Friday with a provocative and entertaining look at some of the common criticisms of copyright and authors’ rights. Judiciary…
Rank this Week: 430