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California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Jul 1

    Why Foreign Corporations Might Not Care Where You Live

    Why Foreign Corporations Might Not Care Where You Live
    I noticed the following description of California’s principal “pseudo-foreign” corporation statute in a recently filed registration statement: Section 2115(b) of the California Corporations Code imposes certain requirements…
  • Jun 30

    Unwaivable Statutes May Doom Forum Selection Provision

    Unwaivable Statutes May Doom Forum Selection Provision
    Nearly four years ago, I wrote this post asking whether California’s anti-waiver statute voids choice of forum agreements.  The statute in question was California Corporations Code Section 25701 which provides: Any condition,…
  • Jun 29

    New LLC Is Not Delivered By Sale Membership Interest

    New LLC Is Not Delivered By Sale Membership Interest
    Readers of this blog should be well aware of California’s general antipathy to covenants not to compete.  See The Point Of An Unenforceable Noncompete May Be Very Sharp Indeed,Covenants Not To Compete – Fourth DCA…
Rank this Week: 384

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jul 1

    New Yorker Article on Death with Dignity and Losing "Levensperspectief"

    New Yorker Article on Death with Dignity and Losing "Levensperspectief"
    From the June 22 issue of The New Yorker magazine, an interesting, thorough -- and ultimately devastating -- account of recent developments in "death with dignity" movements around the world. The article introduced me to Wim…
  • Jun 30

    Ciao to the Elder Law Prof Blog

    Ciao to the Elder Law Prof Blog
    Readers, Today marks my final day as a regular contributor and editor of the Elder Law Prof Blog. Since I started the Blog ten years ago (May 2005), many things have changed in the practice and teaching of elder law,...
  • Jun 30

    Long Island "Elder Law" Attorney Pleads Guilty to Stealing $797K from Client

    Long Island "Elder Law" Attorney Pleads Guilty to Stealing $797K from Client
    On June 23, 2015, Martha Brosius, a "retired" attorney who once held herself out as an "elder law attorney," pled guilty in New York to stealing $797,322 from clients. In one alleged instance of breach of fiduciary duties…
Rank this Week: 184

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 160

El Blog de Derecho Publico de…

El Blog de Derecho Publico de Sevach

Covers public law and legislation. By Professor J.R. Chaves.

http://contencioso.es/
  • Jul 1

    El Supremo exonera la ampliación de la impugnación a la actuación expresa tardía

    El Supremo exonera la ampliación de la impugnación a la actuación expresa tardía
    La Administración a veces da la callada por respuesta y cuando el particular impugna la desestimación presunta, aquélla despierta de su letargo y dicta una resolución expresa. El problema viene dado por los tiempos…
  • Jun 29

    Respuestas de la jurisprudencia a los problemas procesales contencioso-administrativo

    Respuestas de la jurisprudencia a los problemas procesales contencioso-administrativo
    ¿Ambicioso titular, eh?. Hay muchos y muy buenos libros sobre el proceso contencioso-administrativo. Lo que no abunda en los juristas son las ganas de profundizar en cuestiones académicas o recibir lecciones teóricas;…
  • Jun 27

    Veinte momentos incómodísimos al impartir charla

    Veinte momentos incómodísimos al impartir charla
    Para la mayoría de las personas lo de impartir charlas, ponencias o conferencias es un chollo. Hablas de lo que quieres, como quieres y te pagan. Nada de eso. Confieso que me paso la vida explicando que no es ninguna bicoca y que los…
Rank this Week: 716

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 1

    A fall on wet bus steps.

    A fall on wet bus steps.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the trial court and dismissed this action in which plaintiff allegedly was injured when he slipped and fell on the wet steps of defendant's bus as he was exiting its front door. At his…
  • Jun 30

    Attorneys' fees and expenses for frivolous conduct.

    Attorneys' fees and expenses for frivolous conduct.
    Practice point: The court is authorized to impose attorneys' fees and expenses upon a party for frivolous conduct that "asserts material factual statements that are false," pursuant to 22 NYCRR 130-1.1 [c][3].Student note:  Rule…
  • Jun 29

    An action alleging discrimination because of disability.

    An action alleging discrimination because of disability.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the granting of defendant's motion for summary judgment on this disability discrimination claim.  The Appellate Division noted that an employer has a duty to move forward to consider…
Rank this Week: 354

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jul 1

    "Secret Treaty to Mine the Moon Draft" Would Apply GATT to Moon Mineral

    "Secret Treaty to Mine the Moon Draft" Would Apply GATT to Moon Mineral
    I first thought it was an email phishing scam, but it is a real story that a journalist was asking my opinion on. I found it intriguing enough to share it on the blog ... A few day ago, Wikileaks...
  • Jun 30

    Done with TPA; on to TPP

    Done with TPA; on to TPP
    As you have all have probably heard by now, at long last we are done with the tedious TPA debate: President Barack Obama signed into law on Monday legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to negotiate trade deals and speed...
  • Jun 29

    Benefit analysis in Canada-FIT

    Benefit analysis in Canada-FIT
    A few weeks ago, Simon marked the anniversary of the controversial Canada-FIT decision, here. His helpful post – which recalled an interesting discussion we had on this at the 2014 BIICL WTO conference – prompts me now to reflect…
Rank this Week: 67

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Jul 1

    Greek Tragedy

    Greek Tragedy
    No, I am not talking about the default. Greece has failed to meet a payment to the IMF today. This post is about the complete shutdown of new solar energy in Greece. A couple of numbers show the extent of that collapse (from PV Magazine): In…
  • Jun 30

    Asteroid Day

    Asteroid Day
    I am late with this. I just learned from this tweet by Neil deGrasse Tyson that yesterday was asteroid day. There is a campaign that wants to increase awareness about the threat from asteroids. The date is set after the 1908 Tunguska…
  • Jun 29

    Christian Roselund On “Capacity Factor Limit”

    Christian Roselund On “Capacity Factor Limit”
    I recall that I discussed the strange theory of limiting the market share of some variable renewable energy technology by its capacity factor a couple of days ago. Now Christian Roselund goes into more detail. He agrees with me. There is no…
Rank this Week: 665

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Jul 1

    Happy Canada Day!

    Happy Canada Day!
    Canada Day is the day on which we celebrate Confederation—when the United Province of Canada [(formerly) Upper Canada and Lower Canada] joined the colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to become a new nation, the Dominion of Canada.…
  • Jun 30

    Payment by Mistake of Fact

    Payment by Mistake of Fact
    There are few court decisions dealing with the issue of payment by mistake of fact.   However, this may be in part because there is settled law for the proposition that when a beneficiary receives an inheritance by mistake he/she is…
  • Jun 28

    Changing with the Time

    Changing with the Time
    As you may have noticed, our blog has undergone a content freeze over the past two weeks. This was done to facilitate an overhaul of our website. The purpose of the update was to make a mobile-friendly site that meets accessibility standards…
Rank this Week: 93

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 1

    Breaking News: Civil War About Slavery

    Breaking News: Civil War About Slavery
    With a background as a history major, it’s frustrating to hear Civil War and Confederate flag apologists say that slavery was not the root cause of the Civil War. “It was about state’s rights,” they say. They are…
  • Jun 29

    Deposition Witness Murders Clarksdale Attorney

    Deposition Witness Murders Clarksdale Attorney
    Clarksdale attorney Ellis Pittman was murdered on Friday by a man who Pittman was suing and deposing at the time of the murder. From WMC: Pittman was suing Frazier over work he had done on his home. Pittman claimed the work was shoddy and…
  • Jun 24

    Flagageddon

    Flagageddon
    Who can work with the god-awful Mississippi state flag back in the news. The flag, which voters unwisely didn’t dump in 2001, is being attacked from all corners. Here’s the latest scoreboard on public officials and politicians who…
Rank this Week: 482

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jun 30

    Engstrom on Health Court

    Engstrom on Health Court
    Nora Freeman Engstrom has posted to SSRN A Dose of Reality for Specialized Courts: Lessons from the VICP. The abstact provides: The latest in a long line of reform proposals, health courts have been called “the best option for fixing...
  • Jun 29

    Kendrick on Content Discrimination

    Kendrick on Content Discrimination
    Leslie Kendrick has posted to SSRN Nonsense on Sidewalks: Content Discrimination in McCullen v. Coakley. The abstract provides: What does it mean to say that the government may not “restrict expression because of its message, its ideas, its…
  • Jun 25

    NE: No Sovereign Immunity for Accident Caused by Corn Mash on Highway

    NE: No Sovereign Immunity for Accident Caused by Corn Mash on Highway
    Political subdivisions involved in the clean up of a corn mash spill onto a highway were denied sovereign immunity in a recent Nebraska case because they were on notice of the incident, had a reasonable amount of time to correct...
Rank this Week: 126

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Jun 30

    Book recommendation: Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? by Michael Sandel

    Book recommendation: Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? by Michael Sandel
    Is killing sometimes morally required? Is the free market fair? It is sometimes wrong to tell the truth? What is justice, and what does it mean? These and other questions are at the heart of Michael Sandel’s Justice. Considering the…
  • Jun 29

    Old school settlement

    Old school settlement
    FanciesHimself the junior clerk was negotiating a fee for one of OldRuin’s cases today with a long-time solicitor friend of OldRuin. Apparently he was looking for an increase in the fee and the answer came back: “I’ll up the…
  • Jun 29

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 962

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 947

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jun 30

    CACH LLC Loses Debt Collection Lawsuit

    CACH LLC Loses Debt Collection Lawsuit
    When our client received the Summons and Complaint from the process server, she discovered CACH LLC was suing her on a credit card debt using claims for Account Stated and Unjust Enrichment.  CACH LLC claimed to have bought the debt from…
  • Jun 30

    Capital One Debt Collection Lawsuit Dismissed

    Capital One Debt Collection Lawsuit Dismissed
    Our client was sued by debt collection lawyer Michael Debski from Debski & Associates, P.A. on behalf of Capital One Bank (USA), N.A.  Shortly after being retained, the case was permanently dismissed with prejudice without our client…
  • Jun 26

    Best Decision I Have Ever Made!

    Best Decision I Have Ever Made!
    Client Review: CACH attempted to bring me to court for an old debt of $5000 that they claimed I owed to them. After being served at my front doorstep I immediately started to stress out and I was ready to give them whatever they wanted to…
Rank this Week: 407

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jun 30

    Intranet resources - June 2015

    Intranet resources - June 2015
    This is becoming something of a habit now, which is probably a good thing. This month I have found 5 articles on intranets which I found particularly intranet. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!If you're looking for a good introduction…
  • Jun 22

    Intranet and other useful resources - May 2015

    Intranet and other useful resources - May 2015
    This is another installment of my irregular column highlighting useful intranet and for the first timeNuggets..but not this kind!Knowledge Management resources.We start with a post written by Steven Bynghall called "The Bumpy Ride to Dialogue…
  • Jun 20

    What's new for intranets in SharePoint 2016?

    What's new for intranets in SharePoint 2016?
    In what could be considered a follow up* to the SharePoint 2016 webinar I wrote about recently Sam Marshall has written an interesting blog post called SharePoint 2016 - what's new for intranets"In the post Sam looks more closely at what…
Rank this Week: 574

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    How to succeed in Court Hearings if you are a litigant in person

    How to succeed in Court Hearings if you are a litigant in person
    Some guidance if you are a litigant in person (ie representing yourself at court) from Ben Reev The post How to succeed in Court Hearings if you are a litigant in person appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Jun 29

    Landlord is unhappy with his managing agents and wants to terminate their contract

    Landlord is unhappy with his managing agents and wants to terminate their contract
    Landlord and his tenants are unhappy with their managing agents and want to dismiss them - can he do this? The post Landlord is unhappy with his managing agents and wants to terminate their contract appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Jun 28

    A video interview with Tessa Shepperson

    A video interview with Tessa Shepperson
    An interview with Tessa Shepperson where she talks about her Landlord Law service, Easy Law Training, the conferences and the Landlord Law blog The post A video interview with Tessa Shepperson appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 397

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 114

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Covers maritime laws and concerns in Hawaii and Oceania. By Mark M. Murakami.

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
  • Jun 30

    ABA Litigation Section - FREE Roundtable on Cotenancy Clauses in Retail Lease

    ABA Litigation Section - FREE Roundtable on Cotenancy Clauses in Retail Lease
    The ABA Section of Litigation announced a free roundtable to discuss Cotenancy clauses after a recent decision by a California appeals court, Grand Prospect Partners, LP v. Ross Dress for Less. You can find the link for registration here.…
  • Jun 5

    On Citizenship and Nationality - DC Circuit Revisits Insular Case

    On Citizenship and Nationality - DC Circuit Revisits Insular Case
    Geography matters, but so do governments. If you live in a place that flies the American flag, should you be entitled to all of the privileges that are shared by all the residents of lands where that flag is flown?...
  • Jun 1

    DC Showdown Over Fisheries Law Amendment

    DC Showdown Over Fisheries Law Amendment
    Ah, the bloggers's dream: juxtaposing DC Showdown with Fisheries Law in the title of your post. On a more serious note, domestic fisheries are a $5B component of our national economy with certainly more impact locally in those ports where...
Rank this Week: 785

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jun 30

    [Sponsor] Bushel -- manage the iPhones and iPads in your organization

    [Sponsor] Bushel -- manage the iPhones and iPads in your organization
    A big thank you to Bushel for becoming a new sponsor of iPhone J.D. this month. Bushel provides you with a way to manage all of the Apple devices in your organization — iPhones, iPads, and even Macs — through...
  • Jun 29

    Apple Music starts today

    Apple Music starts today
    The new Apple Music service starts today. And because there is a three month free trial, that means that all iPhone users are getting free music. It all starts at 8am Pacific / 11am Eastern today, when Apple will make...
  • Jun 25

    In the new

    In the new
    A family law attorney wrote me this week to say that she is looking for a way to take text messages between her client and the adverse party and present them in a format that looks good at trial —...
Rank this Week: 535

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Jun 30

    Tip of the month: Assess risks to the schedule and budget

    Tip of the month: Assess risks to the schedule and budget
    At the beginning of each significant matter, reduce the risk of delays and budget overruns by spending a little time brainstorming these questions: What could possibly go wrong that would increase the cost, delay the matter, or decrease…
  • Jun 23

    How to change law firm culture (Part 4 of 5)

    How to change law firm culture (Part 4 of 5)
    By Jim Hassett and Tom Clay In addition to the difficulties with change management described earlier in this series, at law firms there is an additional challenge: the lack of strong central authority leads to a lack of accountability.…
  • Jun 16

    How to change law firm culture (Part 3 of 5)

    How to change law firm culture (Part 3 of 5)
    By Jim Hassett and Tom Clay Change is inherently difficult, especially for lawyers whose mindset is steeped in following precedent and past practices. But there is a large body of research literature on how to change corporate cultures. It…
Rank this Week: 672

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jun 30

    Conferencia sobre el robo de libros raros y antiguo

    Conferencia sobre el robo de libros raros y antiguo
    El pasado 26 de junio, en la Biblioteca Británica en Londres, se efectuó la jornada titulada Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale and Restitution of Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts, Patrimonio escrito de…
  • Jun 30

    Nestlé puede exportar fideos Maggi prohibidos en la India

    Nestlé puede exportar fideos Maggi prohibidos en la India
    En la India el conflicto entre el gobierno y la empresa suiza Nestlé continúa por los fideos instantáneos de la marca Maggi y la acusación de que contienen índices elevados de plomo y de glutamato…
  • Jun 30

    Empresa textil en Camboya se deslinda de lesiones a trabajadoras manifestante

    Empresa textil en Camboya se deslinda de lesiones a trabajadoras manifestante
    El lunes de esta semana, la abogada de la fábrica de ropa en Camboya frente a la cual se manifestaban trabajadores cuando un camión con máquinas de coser arrolló a cuatro trabajadores, declaró que la empresa…
Rank this Week: 259

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 30

    King Drug Co. of Florence, Inc. v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. (3rd Cir. 2015)

    King Drug Co. of Florence, Inc. v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. (3rd Cir. 2015)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Ever since the Supreme Court's decision in FTC v. Actavis in 2013, courts (predominantly district courts) have grappled with the scope of the decision. It was evident that the presence of a large cash payment from the…
  • Jun 29

    McRo, Inc. v. Square Enix, Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2014)

    McRo, Inc. v. Square Enix, Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2014)
    By Eddie Obissi and Michael Borella -- Note: This coverage of a district court case from last year provides an overview of the patented invention, as well as the decision currently being appealed to the Federal Circuit. In a subsequent…
  • Jun 28

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Teijin Ltd. et al. v. Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. et al. 1:15-cv-00454; filed June 4, 2015 in the District Court of…
Rank this Week: 66

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 521

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jun 30

    This Crime Problem Could Drive One To Drink

    This Crime Problem Could Drive One To Drink
    A Mississippi state legislator wasted little time in between talking about the crime problem in Jackson to becoming part of it. As reported by wapt.com: Hours after state Sen. John Horhn hosted a meeting addressing crime problems in Jackson,…
  • Jun 29

    Hmm. Do You Believe The Deputy Or The Video?

    Hmm. Do You Believe The Deputy Or The Video?
    Back in the time before there were CDs and DVDs, there was videotape. There was also a sportscaster named Warner Wolf whose catch phrase was “Let’s go to the videotape.” Well, if they do that here, this gent’s chances…
  • Jun 28

    Can You Burgle Yourself?

    Can You Burgle Yourself?
    The Juice is a personal injury lawyer, not a criminal lawyer. Nevertheless, it’s obvious that you can’t steal your own stuff. But you can fake a burglary. The question is, why would you? As reported by The New Hampshire Union…
Rank this Week: 190

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    A biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of developing therapeutic and diagnostic solutions in metabolic and inflammatory diseases, that notably affect the liver or the gastrointestinal system, GENFIT is seeking :  HEAD OF…
  • Jun 28

    T2536/12 : un mémoire de recours long, mais néanmoins insuffisant

    T2536/12 : un mémoire de recours long, mais néanmoins insuffisant
    Lors de la procédure orale devant la division d'opposition, la Titulaire avait retiré la requête principale et la requête subsidiaire 1 dont l'objet avait été jugé dépourvu respectivement…
  • Jun 23

    T1775/12 : refus d'une seconde procédure orale

    T1775/12 : refus d'une seconde procédure orale
    Lors de la procédure orale devant la division d'examen, cette dernière avait informé le déposant de son intention de délivrer un brevet sur la base de la requête subsidiaire. Une notification selon la…
Rank this Week: 625

LLRX.com

LLRX.com

Covers legal research and tech issues. By Sabrina Pacifici.

http://www.llrx.com
  • Jun 30

    Communication Problems through SharePoint

    Communication Problems through SharePoint
    Lorette Weldon's article is a gateway to training about how SharePoint uses a technology of programming without coding. Her pathfinder empowers librarians not familiar with database management to create a web part from within SharePoint that…
  • Jun 19

    Voice Dream text-to-speech reader to appear for Android in August

    Voice Dream text-to-speech reader to appear for Android in August
    David Rothman writes that the Voice Dream Reader comes with wonderful navigational and annotative capabilities as well as a rich assortment of voices. It is integrated with DropBox, Google Drive and EverNotes, and you can even download it…
  • Jun 14

    The Case for Natural Language Processing in Economic

    The Case for Natural Language Processing in Economic
    Economist Ayeh Bandeh Ahmadi outlines a case for incorporating more natural language processing into economics as a tool to invigorate and provide additional critical facets and perspective to study, as well as adding a large volume of data…
Rank this Week: 978

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jun 30

    Mr. Hyatt Goes to Washington…Again

    Mr. Hyatt Goes to Washington…Again
    The saga of Gilbert Hyatt and the Franchise Tax Board, California’s income tax agency, continues. As you may remember, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled last September that the FTB committed fraud against Mr. Hyatt (false representation…
  • Jun 29

    Does a Nonresident Alien Spouse that Has Elected to be Treated as a US Person Need to File an FBAR?

    Does a Nonresident Alien Spouse that Has Elected to be Treated as a US Person Need to File an FBAR?
    With the FBAR deadline upon us, an interesting question arose: Does a spouse covered by the §1.6013-6 regulation allowing a nonresident alien individual to be treated as a resident need to file an FBAR? Logic says no; the FBAR comes out…
  • Jun 28

    A Peabody, Massachusetts Tax Preparer Gives an Unwitting Endorsement for EFTPS

    A Peabody, Massachusetts Tax Preparer Gives an Unwitting Endorsement for EFTPS
    Barry Ginsberg operated a payroll tax service in Peabody, Massachusetts (near Boston). He endorsed escrow accounts for his clients; they would send him the money for the payroll taxes and he, in turn, would pay them. Since I’m writing…
Rank this Week: 898

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jun 30

    OFAC Sets Mousetrap; Company Takes Cheese

    OFAC Sets Mousetrap; Company Takes Cheese
    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) recently announced a fine of $391,500 agreed to by John Bean Technologies, a maker of aircraft ground support equipment, to settle charges that it violated the U.S. economic sanctions…
  • Jun 26

    Hostage Ransom Policy Leaves OFAC a Free Hand to Fine Familie

    Hostage Ransom Policy Leaves OFAC a Free Hand to Fine Familie
    We reported earlier this week on an anticipated policy announcement by the White House that would permit families of hostage victims to pay ransoms to the captors without fear of prosecution by the federal government. Of course, we wondered…
  • Jun 24

    OFAC Fines Bank for Defective Screening Software

    OFAC Fines Bank for Defective Screening Software
    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced that it had fined the New York branch of the National Bank of Pakistan $28,800 in connection by seven wire transfers made by the Bank in an amount totaling $55,952.14 to an…
Rank this Week: 405

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    JUDGE VICTORIA SIGLER HAS RETIRED

    JUDGE VICTORIA SIGLER HAS RETIRED
    We're losing one of the good gals. We first met Vicki Sigler when she was a no-nonsense -take no guff-PD who fought like hell for her clients, with a little bit of a  home-spun old time Florida accent.When she ran for the bench and…
  • Jun 28

    DISQUALIFIED!

    DISQUALIFIED!
    Before their ridiculous runs for the presidency, three of the GOP's finest (please don't think I am not being sarcastic), Bobby Jindal, Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee have disqualified themselves to be President.  The reason is simple, they…
  • Jun 26

    WHO DO YOU LOVE, BABY? IT DON'T MATTER!!

    WHO DO YOU LOVE, BABY? IT DON'T MATTER!!
    In a decision, much closer than I thought it would be, SCOTUS  has reversed the 6th Circuit and made marriage a union between two adults, no matter what their sexual orientation.  Showing no faith in the political process, as they…
Rank this Week: 185

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 731

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
Rank this Week: 745

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 364

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 400

But I Do Have a Law Degree

But I Do Have a Law Degree

A lawyer turned stay at home mom chronicles life after law firms.

http://www.butidohavealawdegree.com/
  • Jun 30

    Summer Flicks on Netflix

    Summer Flicks on Netflix
    I don't know about you, but right now our family is really in summer.  It's all swim practice and camp pick ups and sunscreen and mosquitoes and dirty soles of feet.  So for my Netflix post this month, it only seemed…
  • Jun 26

    Six Things I've Learned from Six Months at the Gym

    Six Things I've Learned from Six Months at the Gym
    This past January, I decided I would do something all original and join the gym.I hadn't worked out regularly since the year 2005, and even at that, the only time I worked out regularly was the 9 month period before my wedding.  I'd…
  • Jun 18

    The Perpetual Baby Phase

    The Perpetual Baby Phase
    For the past six and a half years, I have had a diaper in my purse. Casey, my second child, was born before my first was potty trained.  Back then I had two different sized diapers in my purse.  Colin, my third child, was born just…
Rank this Week: 873

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Are Lawyers Ready for Artificial Intelligence?

    Are Lawyers Ready for Artificial Intelligence?
    Tom Mighell and I have had an especially good run of episodes recently on The Kennedy-Mighell Report podcast. I especially want to recommend the most recent one “Are Lawyers Ready for Artificial Intelligence?“ I had been seeing a…
  • May 7

    ABA TECHSHOW 2015 – A Few Reflection

    ABA TECHSHOW 2015 – A Few Reflection
    Another ABA TECHSHOW (#ABATECHSHOW) blazed by and I barely have had time to catch my breath afterward. I also had little time to catch my breath at the show – it was a whirlwind. The good news is that Tom Mighell and I captured our…
  • Feb 15

    Happy Twelfth Birthday to DennisKennedy.Blog

    Happy Twelfth Birthday to DennisKennedy.Blog
    Twelve years ago today, I launched this blog. I decided to call the blog simply DennisKennedy.Blog. My blog and I celebrated the birth day quietly today, with only a little fanfare, as we awaited a large winter storm predicted for St.…
Rank this Week: 538

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jun 30

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.
    This post may come too late for lawyers staying up late tonight trying to make their fiscal continuing legal education deadline. But on the plus side, it gives everyone else a head start on next year! Without further ado, the following are…
  • Jun 23

    Not so busy for jury duty.

    Not so busy for jury duty.
    A Vermont man, was dismissed from jury duty this month when he showed up at the courthouse jury assembly room wearing a prison-striped costume and matching beanie. After being noticed, the judge met with him privately and asked him to leave.…
  • Jun 11

    Heartwarming tribute needs no further words.

    Heartwarming tribute needs no further words.
Rank this Week: 646

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jun 30

    An Active First Half for Securities Class Action Litigation

    An Active First Half for Securities Class Action Litigation
    The first half of 2015 was an active period for new securities class action lawsuit filings. The filings through the year’s first six months suggest we are on pace for the highest annual number of new filings since 2011. The heightened…
  • Jun 29

    D&O Insurance: A Question of “Capacity”

    D&O Insurance: A Question of “Capacity”
    In  a recent post in which I discussed the “basic value proposition” of D&O insurance, I noted that among the five indispensable elements required in order for coverage under a D&O insurance policy to exist is the…
  • Jun 29

    D&O Insurance: A Question of “Capacity”

    D&O Insurance: A Question of “Capacity”
    In  a recent post in which I discussed the “basic value proposition” of D&O insurance, I noted that among the five indispensable elements required in order for coverage under a D&O insurance policy to exist is the…
Rank this Week: 143

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/
Rank this Week: 145

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jun 30

    Richard Mullen (AKA Mr. Mullen), Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS) Teacher Extraordinaire

    Richard Mullen (AKA Mr. Mullen), Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS) Teacher Extraordinaire
    Teaching at CEHS (including English, theatre, and speech & debate) 1976-Present. My most beloved teachers and mentors were those who challenged me. Junior year at Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS), 1982-1983, I was challenged by Richard…
  • Jun 17

    17 Seconds #13

    17 Seconds #13
    Useful and quick. Clocktower uses value-based billing, which means that we charge for knowing where to hammer, not for hammering (see also http://www.erikjheels.com/1098.html). As such, we’ve published our updated price list (which is…
  • Jun 17

    Retiring My Retro Resume

    Retiring My Retro Resume
    A new bio, CV, resume for the next 50 years.             About 15 years ago, I started noticing that the video games I played in high school were being categorized as “retro” games. Similarly, many of…
Rank this Week: 276

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/
  • Jun 30

    New York Freedom Trail

    New York Freedom Trail
    Fourth of July weekend is almost here.  Many of us will be heading into Manhattan, Brooklyn, or elsewhere in New York City to take advantage of the fun and festivities. While you're taking a much needed break from work or bar exam…
  • Jun 29

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer
    This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.So review the apps and use…
  • Jun 28

    General Legal Research App

    General Legal Research App
    Law Technology Today recently published a list of general legal research apps.  The apps are organized by category which include court rules, case law, legal dictionaries, state statutes and more.  There is coverage of free and fee…
Rank this Week: 367

Green Building Law

Green Building Law

Covers legal issues related to green building and sustainable development. By Shari Shapiro.

http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Taking A Cue From The LGBT Community, EPA Needs To Focus On Creating A Receptive Audience For Its Clean Power Plan

    Taking A Cue From The LGBT Community, EPA Needs To Focus On Creating A Receptive Audience For Its Clean Power Plan
     Both Michigan v. EPA and Obergefell v. Hodges demonstrate a key learning about governance in America—context matters as much as, or perhaps more, than legal authority. In 1998, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to…
  • Jun 22

    In Suing Commonwealth of PA, Clean Air Council Takes A Stand For Up-To-Date Building Code

    In Suing Commonwealth of PA, Clean Air Council Takes A Stand For Up-To-Date Building Code
    There is a war on building codes across the United States, and Pennsylvania is ground zero. After years of regular building code updates, a law was passed in 2011 (Act 1) at the urging of the Pennsylvania Builders Association to make it…
  • Nov 10

    Extreme Makeover: EPA Edition

    Extreme Makeover: EPA Edition
    The Home and Garden Channel (HGTV) is the top rated cable network on the weekends.  At the end of every remodeling show on HGTV is the big reveal, dramatic "before and after" footage of the transformation of the kitchen or…
Rank this Week: 919

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jun 30

    New Oxford Review

    New Oxford Review
    While it is tempting to align with the Copperheads, the Northern anti-war and anti-Lincoln Democrats who sympathized with the South, by doing so one runs headlong into true detestation of slavery. A similar contradiction manifests itself when…
  • Jun 30

    40-year old meat confiscated in China: Weird business news - Yahoo Finance

    40-year old meat confiscated in China: Weird business news - Yahoo Finance
    Who doesn’t love a well-aged Porterhouse steak or an 18-month aged slice of prosciutto? Perhaps that’s what Chinese smugglers who were caught selling 40-year old frozen meat were thinking. Chinese officials found and confiscated…
  • Jun 30

    Planetary Pas de Deux: See Venus and Jupiter Dance in the Evening Sky - NBC New

    Planetary Pas de Deux: See Venus and Jupiter Dance in the Evening Sky - NBC New
    The celestial highlight of the month is actually a drama that has been building all through June: The two brightest planets in our sky — Venus and Jupiter — have been slowly approaching each other. via www.nbcnews.com I saw it...
Rank this Week: 91

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jun 30

    Notifying Potential Claimants in Diocese Chapter 11 Case

    Notifying Potential Claimants in Diocese Chapter 11 Case
    Since 2004, 12 Catholic dioceses have filed under Chapter 11. The latest case is that of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, which filed in January 2015. The claims bar date is set for August 3. How should the...
  • Jun 30

    Gelpern on Puerto Rico and Greece on Rehm

    Gelpern on Puerto Rico and Greece on Rehm
    Credit Slips blogger, Anna Gelpern, was on the Diane Rehm Show this morning discussing the financial problems in Puerto Rico and Greece. Gelpern of Georgetown University was joined by Greg Ip of the Wall Street Journal and Matthias Matthjis…
  • Jun 26

    Searching CFPB Consumer Narrative

    Searching CFPB Consumer Narrative
    Yesterday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) went live with its consumer complaint database, publishing over 7,700 consumer narratives detailing problems they have faced with banks, debt collectors, and other creditors. The CFPB…
Rank this Week: 76

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Jun 30

    Rethinking the Lawyer Business Card Plus 39 More Must-Read

    Rethinking the Lawyer Business Card Plus 39 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 40 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Jun 29

    The Best Business Laptop Plus 56 More Must-Read

    The Best Business Laptop Plus 56 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 57 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Jun 26

    Newly Essential Legal Technology; Apple Watch Musings; Apple Watch Step Tracking and Heart Rate Monitoring Myths Busted

    Newly Essential Legal Technology; Apple Watch Musings; Apple Watch Step Tracking and Heart Rate Monitoring Myths Busted
    Today's issue of TL Serendipity contains these articles: Michael Schwartz, Technology That Has Recently Become Essential for Law Practice Kalani Patterson, Apple Watch Musings From a Techie and Watch Fan Neil Squillante, A Deeper Dive Into…
Rank this Week: 218

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
Rank this Week: 707

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Party-Line Vote Kills Runner’s Sex-Offender Residency Bill

    Party-Line Vote Kills Runner’s Sex-Offender Residency Bill
    6-30-15 California: Sen. Sharon Runner announced Tuesday her legislation to make sex-offender residency restrictions more workable, while keeping the integrity of voter approved Jessica’s Law intact was struck down by the Senate Public…
  • Jun 27

    Grand Rapids man wrongfully imprisoned blames police

    Grand Rapids man wrongfully imprisoned blames police
    6-27-15 Michigan: GRAND RAPIDS – A Grand Rapids-area man who spent nearly 17 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit said poor police work landed him behind bars. Quentin Carter's conviction was erased by a Kent County judge Thursday,…
  • Jun 27

    Official: Lightning may have killed 25-year-old man on Port Orange roof

    Official: Lightning may have killed 25-year-old man on Port Orange roof
    6-27-15 New Jersey: PORT ORANGE — A 25-year-old man working on a roof was killed Friday, and witnesses say they believe lightning may have struck the victim, according to a city official. Steven Lee Gang of Orange City was working on a…
Rank this Week: 60