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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: 1

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 2

    King v. Burwell: Interpreting the Affordable Care Act

    King v. Burwell: Interpreting the Affordable Care Act
    Section 1311 of the Affordable Care Act (PDF) ("Obamacare") provides, in part, as follows: Each State shall, not later than January 1, 2014, establish an American Health Benefit Exchange (referred to in this title as an... [[ This is a…
  • Mar 1

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    Looks like we need a new open thread. Here's one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 1

    "Jihadi John": Doxed to Death

    "Jihadi John": Doxed to Death
    The British media and the U.S. media have something in common: When a spontaneous event occurs and they get caught flat-footed, in a race to compete with other news organizations, they throw traditional vetting rules out the window and…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Asm Afsary, 42, Stamford, Connecticut, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to defraud…
  • Feb 27

    MetLife to Pay $123.5M in Mortgage Fraud Settlement

    MetLife to Pay $123.5M in Mortgage Fraud Settlement
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. MetLife Home Loans LLC has agreed to pay $123.5 million to resolve accusations that its MetLife Bank unit violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting Federal Housing Administration-insured…
  • Feb 26

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Currey, 55, Orlando, Florida, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with a telemarketing scam wherein the defendant targeted timeshare owners and falsely promised a buyer…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

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 2

    Criminally Yours: Your ‘One’ Phone Call

    Criminally Yours: Your ‘One’ Phone Call
    There are a lot of myths about criminal law, and the idea of the "one" phone call remains a standard one.
  • Mar 2

    How To Succeed In The Law — Using This One Weird Trick!

    How To Succeed In The Law — Using This One Weird Trick!
    In-house columnist Mark Herrmann offers a tip for succeeding in the legal profession.
  • Mar 2

    Morning Docket: 03.02.15

    Morning Docket: 03.02.15
    * Unfortunately, it seems that if you want to get an elite legal education in this country, you're going to have to pay an arm and a leg for it. This year's NLJ Top 10 Go-To Law Schools each have a sticker price that's greater than $50K.…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY
    Advocates of sex offender registry reform will gather in a peaceful protest at the Florida State House in Tallahassee FL on April 22, 2015 during the annual Lauren Book's 'Walk In My Shoes' event. The Rally in Tally is a joint collaboration…
  • Feb 23

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage
    Original Article 02/20/2015 Damages of £20,000 have been awarded to a convicted sex offender who sued Facebook, the operator of a page called Keeping our Kids Safe from Predators 2. Facebook Ireland Limited, hosted the page, operated…
  • Feb 22

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?
    Original Article 02/18/2015 By Seth Ferranti In prison, there is no creature lower than a sex offender. Even snitches get a pass before these guys. SOs, chomos, pedophiles—the nicknames all mean the same thing, and they help average…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Mar 2

    Access all areas? – New Law Journal

    Access all areas? – New Law Journal
    ‘Overriding lawyer-client & confidential communications is incompatible with the rule of law, as Nicholas Griffin QC, Robert O’Sullivan QC & Gordon Nardell QC explain.’ Full story New Law Journal, 27th February 2015…
  • Mar 2

    Trade Marks and Passing Off: Supreme Petfoods Ltd v Henry Bell & Co (Grantham) Ltd – NIPC Law

    Trade Marks and Passing Off: Supreme Petfoods Ltd v Henry Bell & Co (Grantham) Ltd – NIPC Law
    ‘The Lincolnshire town of Grantham educated one of the world’s greatest scientists and the first woman ti be British prime minister (see “Frit” – Merck Sharp Dohme Corp v Teva Pharma BV 25 March 2012). It has a…
  • Mar 2

    Multimillionaire divorce husband ‘not on same planet’, judge says – Daily Telegraph

    Multimillionaire divorce husband ‘not on same planet’, judge says – Daily Telegraph
    ‘US businessman Randy Work told the High Court he was not willing to pay his estranged wife any of his £150m fortune.’ Full story Daily Telegraph, 27th February 2015 Source: www.telegraph.co.uk
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Mar 1

    DEATH TO AMERICA!

    DEATH TO AMERICA!
    RJC Launches Ad Campaign for Netanyahu Speech The Republican Jewish Coalition announced on Friday that it will launch two full-page ads in the New York Times in advance of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session…
  • Feb 28

    CONGRATS TO MAX MICHAEL MILLER

    CONGRATS TO MAX MICHAEL MILLER
    Congratulations to our friend, Max Michael Miller, for his featured role in "BAD JEWS" -- a comedy-drama now playing at the Long Wharf in New Haven. (For a brief while, Max was an intern @ our New York office.) Here's a…
  • Feb 28

    TOAST FAREWELL TO THE BUBBLE LOUNGE

    TOAST FAREWELL TO THE BUBBLE LOUNGE
    One of our favorite hangouts -- THE BUBBLE LOUNGE -- is closing at the end of March. Let's send it off in style! Here's a great promotion from GROUPON : $60 for a toast for two ($120 value) Two flights of champagne Two appetizers $100…
Rank this Week: 8

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 2

    [Will Baude] Can a redistricting commission be a legislative house?

    [Will Baude] Can a redistricting commission be a legislative house?
    The Court hears oral argument this morning in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, a fascinating case that asks whether a popularly-created redistricting commission is consistent with the requirement…
  • Mar 1

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Did the IRS engage in reasoned decision making?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Did the IRS engage in reasoned decision making?
    The federal government makes a series of arguments in defense of the IRS rule authorizing tax credits for the purchase of insurance in exchanges established by the federal government, textual and otherwise. One thing that is interesting about…
  • Mar 1

    [Eugene Volokh] ISIS apparently calling for murder of American professor

    [Eugene Volokh] ISIS apparently calling for murder of American professor
    WMC-TV (Ursula Madden) reports: ISIS is using its propaganda magazine in the name of Islam to call for the assassination of [Rhodes College Prof. Yasir] Qadhi. “I was one two clerics that they targeted in their latest magazine, two…
Rank this Week: 9

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogging for SEO or meaning?

    Blogging for SEO or meaning?
    One would hope that blogging, something that cost American, Avijit Roy, his life last Thursday, would mean something more to the American lawyer than SEO and a means to get traffic to a law firm website. Roy (@avijit_roy_mm), gave his life…
  • Feb 28

    Lawyers blogging on a porn network?

    Lawyers blogging on a porn network?
    Well not exactly. I’m referencing Google’s Blogger blog publishing platform and blog network, which yesterday reversed its decision to ban porn. Among the many reasons I started LexBlog a decade ago, one was that I…
  • Feb 27

    Mom and Father Ted

    Mom and Father Ted
    We lost an incredible person today. Father Ted Hesburgh, former president of Notre Dame, died at 97. (NYT obituary) Father Ted was not your typical priest or typical president of a University. Through a sense of humility and a belief in…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Breaking New

    Breaking New
    SCOTUS grants 14-361, Ocasio v US on extortion conspiracy and 14-520, Hawkins v Comm Bank on spousal guarantors on credit applications.
  • Mar 2

    Court to hear dispute over redistricting power: In Plain English

    Court to hear dispute over redistricting power: In Plain English
    Arizona voters were fed up.  After each census, states have to draw new boundaries to elect members of the House of Representatives in Washington.  Until 2000, the state legislature took on this job, as it does in many other…
  • Mar 2

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Oral arguments in King v. Burwell, the challenge to the availability of tax subsidies for individuals who purchase their health insurance on a marketplace created by the federal government, are now just two days away, and both coverage and…
Rank this Week: 11

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Violette

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Violette
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 14-0200, 2015 MT 67, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAVID VIOLETTE, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Feb 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Eisner v. Northwest Autobody

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Eisner v. Northwest Autobody
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 14-0359, 2015 MT 66N, PAMELA EISNER and JEFF EISNER, SR., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. NORTHWEST AUTOBODY & TOWING, INC.,…
  • Feb 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Zinvest v. Voth

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Zinvest v. Voth
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0099, 2015 MT 65N, ZINVEST, LLC, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. JOHN J. VOTH, JR.; COLLECTION BUREAU SERVICES, INC.; CACH, LLC; CMB…
Rank this Week: 12

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
  • Feb 21

    Contested Race in Group IV

    Contested Race in Group IV
    Democracy is saved! Frank Quesada has drawn an opponent in Coral Gables Commission Group IV: Enrique Lopez, alternately described as a brilliant man and a “crony” of former Mayor Don Slesnick. Not that there seems any groundswell…
Rank this Week: 13

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: 14

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 1

    Federal appeals court rejects motion to move Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Federal appeals court rejects motion to move Boston Marathon bombing trial
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit [official website] on Friday rejected [opinion, PDF] a motion by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to move the Boston Marathon bombing trial out of Boston. The judges, divided in their decision 2-1,…
  • Mar 1

    North Carolina judge allows voter ID case to go to trial

    North Carolina judge allows voter ID case to go to trial
    [JURIST] A North Carolina state judge on Friday allowed [opinion, PDF] a lawsuit regarding voter ID laws in North Carolina to proceed to a summer trial, refusing to uphold or strike down the voter requirements as is. The lawsuit, filed by the…
  • Mar 1

    Alabama court recognizes same-sex adoption

    Alabama court recognizes same-sex adoption
    [JURIST] The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals [official website] on Friday ruled [decision, PDF] that the state must recognize the out-of-state adoption of a biological mother’s same-sex partner. The plaintiff was the biological mother of…
Rank this Week: 15

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    New Issue: Nordic Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: Nordic Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 33, no. 1, 2015) is out. Contents include:Robert Spano, The European Court of Human Rights and National Courts: A Constructive Conversation or a Dialogue of Disrespect? Amrei…
  • Mar 2

    Bianchi, Peat, & Windsor: Interpretation in International Law

    Bianchi, Peat, & Windsor: Interpretation in International Law
    Andrea Bianchi (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies), Daniel Peat (Univ. of Cambridge - Law), & Matthew Windsor (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) have published Interpretation in International Law (Oxford Univ. Press…
  • Mar 2

    Nichols: The International Criminal Court and the End of Impunity in Kenya

    Nichols: The International Criminal Court and the End of Impunity in Kenya
    Lionel Nichols has published The International Criminal Court and the End of Impunity in Kenya (Springer 2015). Here's the abstract: The period immediately following Kenya's 2007 presidential election left a shocking trail of atrocities, with…
Rank this Week: 16

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
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
  • Feb 27

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset
    Tracy explains the purpose of a lifestyle analysis in a divorce case, and the process used to analyze the family’s finances. The lifestyle analysis may be used to determine how much money is required to continue living the lifestyle the…
  • Feb 24

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine
    Trust is inherent in any good business. We continuously place trust in our employees and in those with whom we do business. But that trust which is so necessary to the operation of a business is also the impetus for thieves to profit. It is…
  • Feb 18

    Making the Most of an Expert Witne

    Making the Most of an Expert Witne
    More than ever, competent and dynamic expert witnesses are critical to winning legal cases. Even if a case doesn’t go to trial, a credible expert can be the key to settling the case for your client. I believe that an expert witness has…
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Privacy Counsel

Workplace Privacy Counsel

Covers employment related privacy issues. Published by Philip Gordon of Littler Mendelson's Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group.

http://www.littler.com/blog/workplace-privacy-counsel
  • Feb 3

    DC Bill Would Bar Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

    DC Bill Would Bar Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing
    Nancy N. Delogu The District of Columbia is considering legislation that would bar employers from conducting pre-employment marijuana testing, except as required by law.  The bill—Prohibition of Pre-Employment…
  • Jan 27

    Illinois' Newly Amended Eavesdropping Statute Poses Challenges for Employer

    Illinois' Newly Amended Eavesdropping Statute Poses Challenges for Employer
    Philip L. Gordon Kathryn E. Siegel Illinois' controversial eavesdropping statute was finally amended, effective December 30, 2014, to replace the version of the statute that the…
  • Jan 26

    Ringing in the New Year with Four Ban-The-Box Law

    Ringing in the New Year with Four Ban-The-Box Law
    Philip L. Gordon Zoe M. Argento With the start of 2015, new ban-the-box laws became effective in Illinois, the City of Chicago, and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties…
Rank this Week: 18

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 1

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’
    On a cloudy, moonless night somewhere in northeastern China, three men creep through a stand of Japanese Clethra trees. They carry no flashlights, and the sky is so dark that they hear the sound of the rushing Tumen River before they see it:…
  • Mar 1

    Feds Admit Stingrays Can Disrupt Cell Service of Bystander

    Feds Admit Stingrays Can Disrupt Cell Service of Bystander
    For years the government has kept mum about its use of a powerful phone surveillance technology known as a stingray. The Justice Department and local law enforcement agencies insist that the only reason for their secrecy is to prevent…
  • Feb 27

    Aspiring Israeli Singer Indicted for Hacking Madonna Since 2012

    Aspiring Israeli Singer Indicted for Hacking Madonna Since 2012
    An Israeli man arrested last month for allegedly hacking Madonna’s private accounts and stealing demos of her unreleased album first began targeting the singer way back in 2012, according to authorities. He apparently hacked not only…
Rank this Week: 20

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 24

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 2

    “Report Urges Britain To Take Small-Claims Cases Online”

    “Report Urges Britain To Take Small-Claims Cases Online”
    “The proposal takes eBay’s dispute resolution system as a kind of inspiration.” Would the idea work here? [NPR] Tags: eBay, procedure, United Kingdom “Report Urges Britain To Take Small-Claims Cases Online” is a…
  • Mar 2

    Pharmaceutical roundup

    Pharmaceutical roundup
    War on painkillers finds new casualty in ailing veterans [Washington Post, Brian Doherty] “Woman says ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ lube doesn’t deliver, should be registered with FDA” [Legal NewsLine] “Robert F.…
  • Mar 1

    Federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee updates guideline

    Federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee updates guideline
    571 pages of urgings from the federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, so much to disagree with [Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon (obesity “interventionists” at workplaces, initiatives to limit advertising and…
Rank this Week: 21

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Mar 2

    Annexes I and II Brussels Recast

    Annexes I and II Brussels Recast
    Quick post to inform about the publication, on the OJ L 54, 25.02.2015, of the Commission delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/281, of 26 November 2014, replacing Annexes I and II of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and…
  • Mar 2

    Tort jurisdiction and pure economic loss – Request preliminary ruling

    Tort jurisdiction and pure economic loss – Request preliminary ruling
    Written by Laura van Bochove, Erasmus University Rotterdam In January, the Dutch Court of Cassation referred several questions on Article 5(3) Brussels I Regulation to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling (Case C-12/15), including the questions…
  • Mar 1

    German Federal Labor Court refers Questions relating to Art. 9 and 28 Rome I to the CJEU

    German Federal Labor Court refers Questions relating to Art. 9 and 28 Rome I to the CJEU
    On February 25, the German Federal Labor Court referred three questions relating to the interpretation of Art. 9 and 28 Rome I Regulation to the CJEU. They relate to the temporal scope of application of the Rome I Regulation on the hand and,…
Rank this Week: 22

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 2

    Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Input

    Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Input
    Hiroshi Kitamura, Kyoto Sangyo University, Noriaki Matsushima, Osaka University - Institute of Social and Economic Research, and Misato Sato, George Washington University - Graduate School of Economics explain Exclusive Contracts with…
  • Mar 2

    Cartel Settlements Seldom Surpass Actual Damage

    Cartel Settlements Seldom Surpass Actual Damage
    John M. Connor, Purdue University; American Antitrust Institute (AAI) and Robert H. Lande, University of Baltimore - School of Law explain that Cartel Settlements Seldom Surpass Actual Damages. ABSTRACT: Antitrust law authorizes treble…
  • Feb 28

    Interpreting Stock Reactions To Reverse-Payment Settlement

    Interpreting Stock Reactions To Reverse-Payment Settlement
    Laarni Bulan, Zoya Marriott and Maria Salgado, Cornerstone Research are Interpreting Stock Reactions To Reverse-Payment Settlements.
Rank this Week: 26

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie
    A head-on car accident in Chino Hills left two motorists severely injured. According to a news report in in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 26, 2015 at Carbon Canyon Road and Canyon Hills near…
  • Feb 23

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site
    A man was injured in a construction site accident after he fell off a ladder the afternoon of February 16, 2015. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred at a parking structure under construction near…
  • Feb 18

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway
    Cynthia Brock, 53, of Costa Mesa was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say, was caused by a dropped mattress on the 55 Freeway. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 25

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

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

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

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

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

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

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

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

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 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: 27

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 2

    CLE: Estate Planning and Real Property Spring Symposia

    CLE: Estate Planning and Real Property Spring Symposia
    Registration is now open for the Estate Planning and Real Property Spring Symposia, which will be held Thursday, April 30 - Friday, May 1, 2015, in Washington, DC. Here is why you should attend: This year we are teaming up...
  • Mar 2

    Court Upholds Finding that Herman Hemsley Had Testamentary Capacity

    Court Upholds Finding that Herman Hemsley Had Testamentary Capacity
    Actor Herman Alexander Hemsley passed away in 2011, and named his business manager Flora Isela Enchinton Bernal as independent executrix and his sole beneficiary. A Texas appeals court recently heard a challenge to the probate court's…
  • Mar 2

    Considerations for Blended Familie

    Considerations for Blended Familie
    Second marriages bring additional estate planning considerations, especially when children from past relationships are involved. Here are some tips for addressing a blended family in estate planning: Communicate with the your new-spouse and…
Rank this Week: 31

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 28

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

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/
  • Mar 1

    Lawmakers debate lifting sex offender residency restriction

    Lawmakers debate lifting sex offender residency restriction
    3-1-15 New Hampshire: CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's legislature is once again debating measures that would ban municipalities from restricting where sex offenders can live, even as some other states are making such restrictions…
  • Mar 1

    Sen. Murphy Passes First Bill Regarding Sex Offender

    Sen. Murphy Passes First Bill Regarding Sex Offender
    The more I rad these Lawmaker proposals, the more I think Lawmakers are stalking former sex offenders. Maybe a basis for some smart lawyer to take on these proposals in court.3-1-15 New York: The state Senate has passed two bills, including…
  • Feb 27

    Bellone Provides Status on Community Protection Act in Aftermath of Recent Court of Appeals Ruling

    Bellone Provides Status on Community Protection Act in Aftermath of Recent Court of Appeals Ruling
    I think there is a MAJOR problem with statistics cited by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone for the SORTS program:((10-2-13 Police Arrest Registered Sex Offender For Allegedly Exposing Himself To Kids On L.I.))....((2-12-13 Arrest for…
Rank this Week: 29

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 27

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay
    A newspaper in the Bahamas is reporting that a passenger from a Disney cruise ship drowned while visiting Disney's private island Castaway Cay. According to reports by the Tribune, on Thursday afternoon, a 38–year-old man from New York…
  • Feb 26

    Costa Fortuna Broke Down in Tortola

    Costa Fortuna Broke Down in Tortola
    A newspaper in the Caribbean reports that  Carnival's Costa Fortuna cruise ship with over four thousand passengers and crew members was stuck the Road Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands after it arrived on…
  • Feb 26

    Costa Fortuna Broken Down in Tortola

    Costa Fortuna Broken Down in Tortola
    A newspaper in the Caribbean reports that  Carnival's Costa Fortuna cruise ship with over four thousand passengers and crew members is stuck the Road Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands since it arrived…
Rank this Week: 32

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Mar 2

    Smith on Wisdom & Reason in the Law

    Smith on Wisdom & Reason in the Law
    Steven Douglas Smith (University of San Diego School of Law) has posted Wisdom versus 'Reason' in Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper, written for a conference at Pepperdine on “Wisdom, Law, and Lawyers,” begins by considering…
  • Mar 2

    Lund on Living Originalism

    Lund on Living Originalism
    Nelson Lund (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Living Originalism: The Magical Mystery Tour on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In a brilliant theoretical maneuver, Professor Jack Balkin has proposed to marry originalism and living…
  • Mar 2

    Lain on "A Wild Justice" by Mandery & "Payback" by Robenbaum

    Lain on "A Wild Justice" by Mandery & "Payback" by Robenbaum
    Corinna Lain (University of Richmond - School of Law) has posted The Highs and Lows of Wild Justice (50 Tulsa Law Review (2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay is a book review of Evan Mandery’s A...
Rank this Week: 35

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: 39

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 1

    International Student Mobility Trends 2015: An Economic Perspective

    International Student Mobility Trends 2015: An Economic Perspective
    Ortiz, Alejandro and Chang, Li and Yuanyuan (Rebecca) Fang, International Student Mobility Trends 2015: An Economic Perspective (February 2, 2015). World Education News & Reviews, February 2015. Available for download at SSRN:…
  • Mar 1

    Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment

    Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment
    Braverman, Irus, Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment (February 1, 2015). Law, Culture and the Humanities, 2015, DOI: 10.1177/1743872114520893 ; SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-017. Available…
  • Mar 1

    The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1974–2060

    The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1974–2060
    States of Change – The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1974–2060, Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey, and Robert Griffin. February 2015. 10 big trends that are transforming America – “Trend 1 of 10: The…
Rank this Week: 41

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 1

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu
    This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to give two major speeches in Washington, DC.  The first is Monday at the conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  The second is on Tuesday…
  • Feb 27

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?
    On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other…
  • Feb 26

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide
    In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*. While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below show that for many people the human…
Rank this Week: 33

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 26

    The Forgotten Victim Of Domestic Violence

    The Forgotten Victim Of Domestic Violence
    The issue of domestic violence is currently front and center in the national media. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more hot-button topic in popular culture. Efforts to draw attention to and stop domestic violence should be applauded.…
  • Feb 25

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Child Support In Indiana

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Child Support In Indiana
    The flaws of the modern child-support system have been covered extensively on DadsDivorce.com. Now, many of those shortcomings have come to light in Indiana thanks to a series produced by WRTV-Indianapolis investigative reporter Kara…
  • Feb 24

    The No-Fault/Fault-Based Divorce Debate

    The No-Fault/Fault-Based Divorce Debate
    South Dakota lawmakers are currently reviewing House Bill 1221, which would implement unilateral no-fault divorce in the state. If passed, Mississippi would be the only remaining state in the country without unilateral no-fault divorces.…
Rank this Week: 38

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Feb 23

    SEC Speaks 2015

    SEC Speaks 2015
    At SEC Speaks 2015 on February 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C., Chair Mary Jo White, Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar, Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar, and Commissioner Kara M. Stein delivered remarks. The texts of…
  • Feb 23

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Jesse Scott, Student Article, The JOBS Act: Encouraging Capital Formation, But Not IPOs, 7 J. Bus. Entrepreneurship & L. 367 (2014).…
  • Feb 23

    This Week in Securities Litigation

    This Week in Securities Litigation
    The SEC Actions Blog has compiled This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending February 20, 2015).
Rank this Week: 36

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Feb 5

    Most amazing experience ever!

    Most amazing experience ever!
    Client: Nancy Tucker Type of Case: Debt collection defense, garnishment, return of seized property, vacating judgment Client Review: When I finally found Taras after contacting numerous attorneys and receiving no hope for my situation, I had…
  • Feb 4

    $21000.00 CACH LLC Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice

    $21000.00 CACH LLC Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice
    Client:  YS Type of Case:  Defending Against a CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Client Review: I feel very fortunate to have made the decision to go to Mr. Rudnitsky to represent me against CACH LLC. They were suing me for…
  • Jan 31

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Earns 5 Star Rating From Client
    Client:  Joy Type of Case:  Defending Consumer in Debt Collection Lawsuit Client Review: I could not be happier with the results I received after retaining the Rudnitsky Law Firm. Taras immediately went to work on my case by not…
Rank this Week: 37

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 40

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 34

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 42

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 2

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie
    What’s the half-life for internet-breaking social media sensations these days? It seems to get shorter and shorter, so I figured I should address #TheDress sooner rather than later. Is it White & Gold, or Blue & Black? For all the…
  • Mar 1

    Observing Veteran Teaching

    Observing Veteran Teaching
    First - thanks to prawfsblawg for the invitation. This site was instrumental in my learning of many ropes when I first began teaching. It helped me through "the market" and my first submission season. More importantly than that, it…
  • Mar 1

    Recommending Highly The Black Box Society by Professor Frank Pasquale

    Recommending Highly The Black Box Society by Professor Frank Pasquale
    This is my last post for this stint (my third) on Prawfsblawg and I want to thank again for inviting me Howard Wasserman and the others who are doing the work of keeping going what Dan Markel, ZT”L started. I also wanted to share a very…
Rank this Week: 43

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Feb 28

    Pulled Pork Cause of North Carolina Salmonella Outbreak

    Pulled Pork Cause of North Carolina Salmonella Outbreak
    According to N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and Gaston County, pulled pork served at a church convention is most likely to blame for a Salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 70 people last fall. The investigation began after…
  • Feb 27

    Salmonella Test Causes Filbert Recall

    Salmonella Test Causes Filbert Recall
    Fairway “Like No Other Market” of New York, NY, is recalling Fairway brand Raw Hazelnuts (Filberts), because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal…
  • Feb 26

    Food Safety For Those Over 60

    Food Safety For Those Over 60
    KATE GUSTMAN RDN, CD, Ridgewood Care Center Dietician Everyone needs to practice food safety and sanitation. However, for the very young and old the consequences of not doing so are much more detrimental. It is best to follow these…
Rank this Week: 50

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Regulation, Not Litigation, Is Likely Solution to the Mad Cow

    Regulation, Not Litigation, Is Likely Solution to the Mad Cow
    In recent years, “mad cow” disease has created considerable confusion for American consumers as it has grabbed headlines, thanks to several now infamous North American bovines – including two recently... Continue Reading
  • Feb 26

    73% of England’s Chickens In Retail Have Campylobacter

    73% of England’s Chickens In Retail Have Campylobacter
    The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) today published the latest set of results from its year-long survey of Campylobacter on fresh chickens at retail. The results to date show:... Continue Reading
  • Feb 25

    USDA Secretary Vilsack Moves on Food Safety Rule

    USDA Secretary Vilsack Moves on Food Safety Rule
    “We’re going to move the timeline up,” Vilsack told Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. Phil Brasher reports that special safety labels for mechanically tenderized meat are likely to take effect as... Continue Reading
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