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Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    California Real Estate Agent Sentenced for Undisclosed Kickback

    California Real Estate Agent Sentenced for Undisclosed Kickback
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Dianna Woods, 60, Citrus Heights, California, was sentenced to three years in prison for four counts of making false statements on loan applications. According to evidence presented at her four-day trial in December 2016,…
  • Mar 28

    Short Sale Fraud Indictments and Sentencing

    Short Sale Fraud Indictments and Sentencing
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jasmin Polanco, 37, Methuen, Massachusetts, a real estate closing attorney, and Vanessa Ricci, 40, Methuen, Massachusetts. a mortgage loan officer, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud in…
  • Mar 15

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A recent comment from Brandon on the blog post Mortgage Mod Case Results in 10+ Year Sentences stated: “Couple of small pawns in a much larger game.kristen is a 32 year old first time,non violent offender…
Rank this Week: 1

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 28

    Mortality Rate Climbs for Underinformed White Male

    Mortality Rate Climbs for Underinformed White Male
    Brookings Institution released a study of mortality and morbidity in the 21st century. Case and Deaton find that while midlife mortality rates continue to fall among all education classes in most of the rich world, middle-aged non-Hispanic…
  • Mar 27

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    I've got court this afternoon, here's an open thread, all topics welcome. No blog-clogging please, and keep it civil. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 27

    SuperKush to Save America

    SuperKush to Save America
    He's a bird, he's a plane, he's SUPERKUSH! All Hail Family Trump. Today it's the son in law with zero policy or political experience who had already been tapped by the "me, my, mine" Trump to bring peace to the middle east and... [[ This…
Rank this Week: 3

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Mar 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Restrictions on how businesses label credit card/cash price differences are speech restriction

    [Eugene Volokh] Restrictions on how businesses label credit card/cash price differences are speech restriction
    Businesses are generally free to charge lower prices for cash transactions than for credit card transactions; but some states bar businesses from labeling this as “$10, with a 30-cent surcharge for credit cards,” though businesses…
  • Mar 29

    [Orin Kerr] A glimpse at federal appellate briefs from the 1920

    [Orin Kerr] A glimpse at federal appellate briefs from the 1920
    I’ve become mildly obsessed with a Learned Hand opinion from 1928, Marsh v. United States, 29 F.2d 172 (2d Cir. 1928). I discovered Marsh because I’m writing an article on what I call the cross-enforcement of the Fourth Amendment.…
  • Mar 29

    [Ilya Somin] Will Brexit lead to Scotxit?

    [Ilya Somin] Will Brexit lead to Scotxit?
    In the movie Braveheart, William Wallace (played by Mel Gibson) famously said that the Scots should have “just one chance… to tell our enemies that they might take our lives, but they can never take our freedom!”…
Rank this Week: 4

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 5

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 7

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Mar 29

    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does."

    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does."
    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does." Daniel Deacon and Leah Litman have this post at the "Take Care" blog.
  • Mar 29

    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay"

    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay"
    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that a unanimous two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued yesterday. U.S. Supreme…
  • Mar 29

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case
    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case: Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered the opinion of the Court in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, No. 15-1391. Justice Stephen G. Breyer issued an opinion…
Rank this Week: 8

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Mar 29

    A Refresher Course In Legal Ethic

    A Refresher Course In Legal Ethic
    Are you on your best behavior?
  • Mar 29

    Don’t Go To Law School Because Of Trump

    Don’t Go To Law School Because Of Trump
    If you want to resist, there are other, less expensive ways to do it.
  • Mar 29

    Morning Docket: 03.29.17

    Morning Docket: 03.29.17
    * Almost 2,000 lawyers have signed on to a complaint filed by the Lawyers for Good Government with the Alabama State Bar Disciplinary Committee which alleges that Attorney General Jeff Sessions violated the state's rules of professional…
Rank this Week: 10

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 11

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Mar 29

    News Headlines for Mar 29, 2017

    News Headlines for Mar 29, 2017
    Ocean Rig UDW files for bankruptcy protection – MarketWatch ,Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reaches Agreement On Comprehensive Deleveraging And Recapitalization Transaction ,Unreachable Huishan Executive Exposes China Debt, Bank Risks –…
  • Mar 29

    Read Issue #75 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #75 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #75) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Mar 28

    News Headlines for Mar 28, 2017

    News Headlines for Mar 28, 2017
    Fitch Identifies Six Media Companies as Likely to Default in 2017 – WSJ ,How to Manage Relationships With Financially Distressed Companies ,9 restaurants, 1 kitchen, no dining room — virtual restaurants open for online delivery…
Rank this Week: 14

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
Rank this Week: 13

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 29

    Faster Not Better When Illegal

    Faster Not Better When Illegal
    A public reprimand has been imposed by the Indiana Supreme Court of an attorney who counseled and assisted his client's immigration fraud. In 2012, Respondent was hired by a United States citizen living in New Jersey to assist his wife,...
  • Mar 29

    Driving Mr. Paralegal

    Driving Mr. Paralegal
    A Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada declined to suspended a paralegal charged with a Uber crime The responding party is a Paralegal who was licensed in 2015. He was employed by his older son, a...
  • Mar 28

    The English Teacher

    The English Teacher
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney Caroline Drummond was employed as counsel for Michael Ross Kettles in connection with Tulsa County District Court Case No. CF-2013-4788. Kettles was incarcerated in the David L. Moss…
Rank this Week: 17

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Mar 29

    Create a Multi-Level Marketing Company in Ten Easy Step

    Create a Multi-Level Marketing Company in Ten Easy Step
    Hundreds of thousands of Americans get sucked into Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) companies each year. From Mary Kay to Amway to Herbalife to PrePaid Legal, the list is seemingly endless. Each offers its own special spin on the products it…
  • Mar 27

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam
    In a past appearance on CNBC’s On the Money, Tracy Coenen talked about how consumers could protect themselves from business opportunity scams and multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes. MLMs parade themselves around as business…
  • Mar 22

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case
    Bank statements can be a very valuable tool in child support and divorce cases, particularly when one party has not been forthcoming about income an expenses. We can look at deposits to draw conclusions about income, and the level of…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Feb 3

    Lord Lucan: Declared Dead (Twice) and Still Missing

    Lord Lucan: Declared Dead (Twice) and Still Missing
    In 1974, Lord Lucan, British aristocrat (think James Bond and Martinis, according to the New York Times), vanished after the body of his children’s nanny was found dead in the basement of his house. A year later, in 1975, Lord Lucan,…
  • Feb 2

    Alzheimer Awareness Month: #StillHere

    Alzheimer Awareness Month: #StillHere
    As Alzheimer Awareness Month draws to a close, the message the Alzheimer Society of Canada intended to convey in the #StillHere campaign is clear: A diagnosis of dementia does not necessarily mean that an individual is no longer capable of…
  • Feb 2

    Hull on Estates #452 – Responsibility for Joint Debts Upon Death

    Hull on Estates #452 – Responsibility for Joint Debts Upon Death
    This week on Hull on Estates, David Morgan Smith and Noah Weisberg discuss the responsibility for joint debt upon death of one of the debtors. Should you have any questions, please email us at webmaster@hullandhull.com or leave a comment on…
Rank this Week: 16

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Feb 13

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
  • Jan 9

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect
    A wrongful death lawsuit filed against a nursing home in Richmond, Virginia highlights the dangers of pressure ulcers and reveals the pain and suffering patients go through when their caregivers ignore their conditions. Donald Shelton…
  • Dec 12

    Action Against Nursing Home Operator for Systemic Understaffing

    Action Against Nursing Home Operator for Systemic Understaffing
    One of the nation’s largest nursing home chains suffered a legal setback that could eventually send ripples throughout the nursing care community at large. Despite aggressive attempts to have a lawsuit thrown out alleging that the…
Rank this Week: 18

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 30

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out
    The State newspaper reported the ongoing struggle for low paid health care givers in South Carolina.  Low wages, high turnover and burn-out makes life difficult for both caregiver and patient. The turnover rate among nursing staff at the…
  • Jan 29

    Fraud and Forgery

    Fraud and Forgery
    The Columbus Dispatch reported that Autumn Health Care of Zanesville, a nursing home operator, has been ordered to repay tens of thousands of fraudulently obtained Medicare and Medicaid dollars, after an investigation by the Ohio…
  • Jan 28

    Caregiver Arrested

    Caregiver Arrested
    Twin Cities reported the arrest of David Erwin DeLong, nursing home employee, for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old resident with advanced Alzheimer’s disease at Heritage House in…
Rank this Week: 19

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 30

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 29

    Contracting in a market with differential information

    Contracting in a market with differential information
    M. Rocha and T. Greve consider Contracting in a market with differential information. ABSTRACT: This Consider an oligopolistic industry where two firms have access to the same technology and compete in prices, but one firm has access to…
  • Mar 29

    Productive Efficiency and Ownership When Market Restructuring Affects Production Technologie

    Productive Efficiency and Ownership When Market Restructuring Affects Production Technologie
    Astrid Cullmann, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Maria Nieswand, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), and Julia Rechlitz, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) address Productive Efficiency…
  • Mar 29

    Vertical Licensing, Input Pricing, and Entry

    Vertical Licensing, Input Pricing, and Entry
    Elpiniki Bakaouka, Athens University for Economics and Business and Chrysovalantou Milliou, Athens University of Economics and Business discuss Vertical Licensing, Input Pricing, and Entry. ABSTRACT: We explore the incentives of a vertically…
Rank this Week: 31

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 29

    “What Kind of a Judge is Neil Gorsuch?”

    “What Kind of a Judge is Neil Gorsuch?”
    New paper from Ilya Shapiro and Frank Garrison for the fledgling Cato Legal Policy Bulletin series, which launched in January with Thomas Berry’s paper “The Illegal Tenure of Civil Rights Head Vanita Gupta.” From the…
  • Mar 28

    March 29 roundup

    March 29 roundup
    “SEAT Act: Top Senators Sponsoring Bill to Outlaw Low Cost Carriers, Raise Airfares” [Gary Leff, View from the Wing] “Trump’s Safe and Sane ‘Regulatory Reform’ Idea” [Cass Sunstein/Bloomberg, earlier…
  • Mar 28

    Split the Ninth Circuit?

    Split the Ninth Circuit?
    A House Judiciary hearing airs both sides on the question of breaking up the very large and busy Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals [ABA Journal, earlier] Tags: Ninth Circuit Split the Ninth Circuit? is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling…
Rank this Week: 21

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 28

    European Data Protection Supervisor – New Website

    European Data Protection Supervisor – New Website
    “Our website has undergone quite a makeover! With new features and drop down menus, we present you our new look website to share information about who we are and what we do. Read how the EDPS is organised under the About EDPS section;…
  • Mar 28

    Youth Banking Resource Center

    Youth Banking Resource Center
    “The FDIC is sharing resources to encourage banks and schools to work together to improve the financial skills and experiences of youth. Financial education and school-based savings programs introduce young people to financial services…
  • Mar 28

    Statement on ‘Bringing Justice Closer to the People: Examining Ideas for Restructuring the Ninth Circuit’

    Statement on ‘Bringing Justice Closer to the People: Examining Ideas for Restructuring the Ninth Circuit’
    Hellman, Arthur D., Statement on ‘Bringing Justice Closer to the People: Examining Ideas for Restructuring the Ninth Circuit’ (March 16, 2017). Hearing Before the House Committee on the Judiciary — Subcommittee on Courts,…
Rank this Week: 22

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 28

    Women’s Law Student Association Collecting Toiletries for Community Women’s Shelter

    Women’s Law Student Association Collecting Toiletries for Community Women’s Shelter
    The Women’s Law Student Association is collecting toiletries for Community Womens Shelter.  There is box to drop off the toiletries at the library circulation desk.  They are looking for feminine products, shampoo, soap,…
  • Mar 27

    3/28 Ohio Legal Research “Crash Course”

    3/28 Ohio Legal Research “Crash Course”
    The Ohio Legal Research for Your Summer Associate Experience Seminar is Tuesday, March 28th, 4:50pm-5:50pm, in Law Library Room A059.  This Ohio legal research “Crash Course” Seminar is worth 25 points toward a Legal Research…
  • Mar 24

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration
    This afternoon, the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, postponed further consideration of House Resolution 1628.  This action was conducted in accordance with clause 1(c) of Rule 19 of the Rules of the House of Representatives.  HR…
Rank this Week: 27

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 34

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Mar 27

    Crimea: In the International Blind Spot

    Crimea: In the International Blind Spot
      By Viachaslau “Slava” Bortnik Amnesty International recently released a public statement raising the worsening human rights situation in Crimea marking three years under Russian rule since the Peninsula’s unlawful…
  • Feb 16

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman
    Ambassadors are on the front lines of diplomacy, where they can head off conflict or be the cause of the next war.  They must not have any conflicts-of-interest or appearance of conflict and definitely not be involved in unlawful…
  • Jan 27

    Ethiopia: Zone 9

    Ethiopia: Zone 9
    At the end of 2016 Amnesty International published a report titled Ethiopia Offline: Evidence of Social Media Blocking and Internet Censorship in Ethiopia. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia…
Rank this Week: 33

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    What Does Snapchat Need to be Identified?

    What Does Snapchat Need to be Identified?
    My daughter captured this striking photo on a recent trip to Times Square in New York City: Here is my less-artsy close-up of the same advertising, to focus in on the Snapchat logo, complete with its rounded-corner square border and dot…
  • Mar 24

    The News is Fake, but the Trademarks are Real

    The News is Fake, but the Trademarks are Real
    The trademark filings for new political slogans and catchphrases continue. Over the last couple of months, Donald Trump has repeatedly accused various news sources of disseminating “fake news.”  As a result, 14 trademark…
  • Mar 23

    Amazon’s Latest Trademark Battle: A Race Against “Chime”

    Amazon’s Latest Trademark Battle: A Race Against “Chime”
    Last month, Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) announced a new application, Amazon Chime, for online meetings, including video and voice conferencing, chat, and screen sharing. Amazon Chime will compete against a crowd of other…
Rank this Week: 28

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Mar 27

    Trademarks and Domain Names Composed of Common Term

    Trademarks and Domain Names Composed of Common Term
    The lexical material from which trademarks are formed is drawn from the same social and cultural resources available to everyone else, which includes domain name registrants. Since trademarks are essentially a form of communication it is…
  • Mar 14

    Sanctionable Conduct for Abusing the UDRP Proce

    Sanctionable Conduct for Abusing the UDRP Proce
    To claim a superior right to a string of characters mark owners must (first) have priority (unregistered or registered) in using the mark in commerce; and secondly, have a mark strong enough to rebut any counter argument of registrant’s…
  • Feb 27

    Diversity of View or Unacceptable Inconsistency in the Application of UDRP Law

    Diversity of View or Unacceptable Inconsistency in the Application of UDRP Law
    The general run of UDRP decisions are unremarkable. At their least they are primarily instructive in establishing the metes and bounds of lawful registration of domain names.  A few decisions stand out for their acuity of reasoning and a…
Rank this Week: 37

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT HEALTH CASE WIN ISSUE

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT HEALTH CASE WIN ISSUE
    Dear Diary... another big win this week. Destroyed Obama-care by not passing a new health care bill. Now everyone will see Obama-care fail and we will have a new health care bill. I promised to repeal and replace Obama-care on day…
  • Mar 23

    THE AGE OF IGNORANCE

    THE AGE OF IGNORANCE
    The author William Manchester named his book about the dark ages "A World Lit Only By Fire". It was an age of ignorance and suffering. In Occupied America, ignorance has become a virtue. The President generates huge applause lines when…
  • Mar 22

    A READER INQUIRES

    A READER INQUIRES
    A reader has some questions that deserve answers. Here are some questions for you my friend Rumpy: 1. Why does the State e-file discovery notices but not the actual discovery, which they send to you by snail mail? Even Broweird…
Rank this Week: 26

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

Featuring attorney reviews of expert witnesses, litigation consultants, mediators and arbitrators.

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
Rank this Week: 35

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?
    Though I've been a Minnesota workers compensation attorney my entire legal career, that's the very same question I asked myself nearly 20 years ago.  Do I need lumbar spine surgery.I was injured at work and despite conservative care, my…
  • Jan 23

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?
    Spinal cord stimulators have been around for decades.  In the nearly 25 years that I have been a workers compensation attorney, I have been involved in nearly a hundred cases involving spinal cord stimulators.  The first observation…
  • Nov 12

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?
    Recently the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry erected hurdle for injured workers using pain medications following a Minnesota workers compensation injury.  The purpose of the change is allegedly two fold; first to reduce costs…
Rank this Week: 32

Federal Securities Law Blog

Federal Securities Law Blog

FedSecLaw.com is devoted to highlighting current issues in securities laws, discussing the ramifications of those issues for today’s businesses, and providing bottom-line takeaways for busy owners, managers, and executives. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.fedseclaw.com/
  • Feb 7

    FTC revises HSR and interlocking directorate threshold

    FTC revises HSR and interlocking directorate threshold
    The Federal Trade Commission has announced annual filing threshold revisions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act that set new antitrust reporting standards. Jay Levine, our colleague at Antitrust Law Source, provides…
  • Jan 23

    SEC enforces rules regarding use of non-GAAP measures and undisclosed perk

    SEC enforces rules regarding use of non-GAAP measures and undisclosed perk
    Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made good on its promises to enforce violations of its non-GAAP financial measure disclosure rules. MDC Partners agreed to pay a $1.5 million dollar penalty to settle the SEC’s…
  • Dec 9

    Supreme Court affirms family insider trading conviction

    Supreme Court affirms family insider trading conviction
    On Tuesday, The United States Supreme Court unanimously affirmed an insider trading conviction by finding that inside information exchanged between relatives violates federal security laws. The case is Salman v. United States. The decision…
Rank this Week: 36

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top of the line debt collector defense

    Top of the line debt collector defense
    Client:  C Client Review:  Mr Taras & Mrs Tina are the best team to work on your debt collection defense! They kept me informed on the progress of my case and got the plaintiff to agree to a settlement and I don’t have to…
  • Jan 6

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you
    Client:  George Client Review:  Mr. Taras and Ms. Tina are so helpful, knowledgeable and will fight for your case as he did mine with a debt suit. They took my case at a flat rate. He does not nickel and dime you. He is pro active…
  • Oct 18

    Highly Recommend

    Highly Recommend
    Clients:  Joy and Wess Client Review:  Mr. Rudnitsky Was wonderful. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism and courteousness. He fought very hard to get us a win and would not give up till he did! He did exactly what he…
Rank this Week: 20

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Feb 6

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn
    A New Zealand father was served divorce papers by his wife after he refused to give up his newborn son who was just diagnosed with Down syndrome. Samuel Forrest’s son, Leo, was born on January 21 in an Armenian hospital. Upon his…
  • Jan 21

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    A Kentucky judge has granted the state’s first same-sex divorce, despite a state law banning the recognition of gay marriage. Judge Joseph O’Reilly allowed the divorce of two Louisville women who were legally married in…
  • Jan 14

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife
    Actor Gary Oldman and his fourth wife Alexandra Edenborough are getting divorced. Singer-songwriter Edenborough, 36, filed paperwork in Los Angeles on Friday, January 9, according to People Magazine. The court documents cite…
Rank this Week: 24

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 23

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 29

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 41

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Mar 29

    2017 Institutional Investor Survey

    2017 Institutional Investor Survey
    There is an increased emphasis being placed on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations by the investment community. ESG considerations’ shift into the mainstream is being propelled by regulatory changes and the…
  • Mar 29

    2017 Compensation Committee Guide

    2017 Compensation Committee Guide
    The past year has been marked by a continued focus by shareholders and investor groups on executive compensation, and a related continued need for compensation committees to proactively manage their companies’ communications with…
  • Mar 29

    Controlling Systemic Risk Through Corporate Governance

    Controlling Systemic Risk Through Corporate Governance
    In Policy Brief No. 99—February 2017 of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), I explain how corporate governance could be used to help control systemic risk. Excessive risk taking by systemically important financial…
Rank this Week: 62

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 29

    SSRN Tax Professor Ranking

    SSRN Tax Professor Ranking
    SSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database. Here is the new list (through March 1, 2017)…
  • Mar 29

    Muller:More Students Are Receiving More Scholarship Money To Attend Law School

    Muller:More Students Are Receiving More Scholarship Money To Attend Law School
    Following up on Saturday's post, Average Inflation-Adjusted Student Debt Declined At 71% Of Law Schools Over Past Three Years: Derek Muller (Pepperdine), The Percentage of Law School Enrollees Receiving Scholarships Continues to Climb: While…
  • Mar 29

    Newman:Should Olympic Medals Be Taxed?

    Newman:Should Olympic Medals Be Taxed?
    Joel S. Newman (Wake Forest), Should Olympic Medals Be Taxed?: Ronda Rousey won the Bronze Medal in judo at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. She was the first American woman to do so. The medal itself would have brought her a measly four bucks,…
Rank this Week: 43

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Mar 29

    HCLA (Medical Malpractice) Claim Dismissed – Notice Insufficient

    HCLA (Medical Malpractice) Claim Dismissed – Notice Insufficient
    A recent Court of Appeals opinion shows yet another case of a potentially valid health care liability claim failing because of plaintiff’s failure to follow the goofy yet mandatory procedural notice requirements of the HCLA statute. In…
  • Mar 28

    Medical Malpractice Claims Declining

    Medical Malpractice Claims Declining
    Numbers confirm what those of us who represent patients in Tennessee medical malpractice cases thought we knew:  the number of claims paid in medical malpractice cases is declining. Using data gather from the National Practioner Data…
  • Mar 28

    Limit on Right of Surviving Spouse to Bring Wrongful Death Claim

    Limit on Right of Surviving Spouse to Bring Wrongful Death Claim
    While a surviving spouse typically has the superior right to bring a wrongful death suit, there are certain exceptions to that rule. In Nelson v. Myres, No. M2015-01857-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 18, 2017), the Court held that a suit…
Rank this Week: 38

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: 47

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 28

    Article on Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, and Fiduciary Administration

    Article on Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, and Fiduciary Administration
    Mary F. Radford recently published an Article entitled, Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, and Fiduciary Administration, 68 Mercer L. Rev. 321 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This Article describes selected cases and…
  • Mar 28

    Article on Social Welfare Theory of Inheritance Regulation

    Article on Social Welfare Theory of Inheritance Regulation
    Mark Glover recently published an Article entitled, A Social Welfare Theory of Inheritance Regulation, 2018 Utah L. Rev. (Forthcoming). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: The law of succession grants donors broad freedom to decide…
  • Mar 28

    Article on the Power of Trusts in Anglo-American Business History

    Article on the Power of Trusts in Anglo-American Business History
    John Morley recently published an Article entitled, The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 2145 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This Essay challenges a…
Rank this Week: 44

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    News & Note

    News & Note
    1. The Miami Herald covers Willy Ferrer's move to H&K here.2. It's a busy criminal justice week in the Supreme Court.  SCOTUSBlog summarizes them this way:Lee v. United States, No. 16-327, to be argued March 28, 2017Issue: Whether it…
  • Mar 27

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court
    You all remember him -- he's the guy who won the floating home case.  Well, he's back.  From Curt Anderson:Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating…
  • Mar 23

    How would you answer this question?

    How would you answer this question?
    While Gorsuch is being grilled on these important questions, Labor nominee Alex Acosta is quietly having his hearings.  From the Miami Herald:“Why cut a non-prosecution deal despite your staff saying you shouldn’t?”…
Rank this Week: 56

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Mar 28

    We Need the Oxford Comma

    We Need the Oxford Comma
    What is the Oxford comma? An article in The Guardian (here) explains: The Oxford comma is used before the words “and” or “or” in a list of three or more things. Also known as the serial comma, its aficionados say...
  • Mar 28

    Opposition to Proposed Elimination of Rule Requiring Full-Time Faculty to Teach at Least Half of Every Law School’s Upper-Level Course

    Opposition to Proposed Elimination of Rule Requiring Full-Time Faculty to Teach at Least Half of Every Law School’s Upper-Level Course
    "The American Bar Association is considering deep-sixing a rule requiring full-time faculty to teach at least half of every law school’s upper-level courses—a proposal likely to ruffle the feathers of professors who fear it would…
  • Mar 27

    "Judging Ordinary Meaning"

    "Judging Ordinary Meaning"
    This is a new article recently posted on SSRN describing potential legal skills for new lawyers that involve new tools and big data in the realm of statutory interpretation. It is authored by Associate Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme...
Rank this Week: 46