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Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Oct 29

    Farmácias, aproveitamento de servidores e dias parados são temas de ADIs julgada

    Farmácias, aproveitamento de servidores e dias parados são temas de ADIs julgada
    O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) julgou na sessão desta quarta-feira (29) duas Ações Diretas de Inconstitucionalidade (ADIs), uma referente a lei que trata de anistia de servidores grevistas e outra sobre aproveitamento…
  • Oct 29

    Julgamento sobre desaposentação é suspenso por novo pedido de vista

    Julgamento sobre desaposentação é suspenso por novo pedido de vista
    Pedido de vista apresentado pela ministra Rosa Weber suspendeu, nesta quarta-feira (29), o julgamento de recursos extraordinários (RE) que discutem a possibilidade de desaposentação de beneficiários do…
  • Oct 29

    STF libera mais de 26 mil processos ao julgar 32 casos com repercussão geral

    STF libera mais de 26 mil processos ao julgar 32 casos com repercussão geral
    No encerramento da sessão plenária desta quarta-feira (29), o presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, anunciou que, nos meses de agosto a outubro, com o julgamento de 32 processos com…
Rank this Week: 191

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Oct 29

    Who Should Be Able To Sue a Government in an International Tribunal?

    Who Should Be Able To Sue a Government in an International Tribunal?
    As this blog's readers all know, under most investment treaties and investment chapters of trade agreements, foreign investors can sue a host government directly in an international tribunal, based on various obligations imposed on the…
  • Oct 28

    Reliving the Loewen NAFTA Case: Is a Court Ruling a Measure?

    Reliving the Loewen NAFTA Case: Is a Court Ruling a Measure?
    Following up on the post yesterday regarding U.S. government documents relating to the Loewen NAFTA case, turns out there was a lot of repetition in those documents. The main substantive issue was whether court rulings constitute "measures,"…
  • Oct 27

    Clinton Era Trade Document

    Clinton Era Trade Document
    Previously confidential documents from the Clinton era are being released now and then. I'm keeping an eye out for items that relate to international economic law. Here are two recent ones from the Loewen NAFTA case:…
Rank this Week: 409

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Striking Faculty at General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church Seek an Ombud

    Striking Faculty at General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church Seek an Ombud
    For the past month, eight out of ten full-time faculty members at the oldest Episcopal seminary in New York City have refused to teach, alleging pattern of harassment and bullying behavior by the school's dean, Kurt Dunkle. The GTS…
  • Oct 23

    U.S. Olympic Committee Appoints Next Ombud

    U.S. Olympic Committee Appoints Next Ombud
    The USOC has announced that Kathleen (Kacie) Wallace will be its new Athlete Ombudsman.  She succeeds John Ruger, who established the program in 1999, and joins Sara Clark, Athlete Ombudsman Specialist, who was hired earlier this…
  • Oct 23

    Job Posting; United Nations, Chile

    Job Posting; United Nations, Chile
    The United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services has opened a search for a Regional Ombudsman in Santiago, Chile.  The position will head the regional branch, reporting directly to the Chief of Office of UNOMS and provide services to…
Rank this Week: 295

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Oct 29

    Motorcyclist Badly Injured in San Antonio, TX Accident with Truck on I-10

    Motorcyclist Badly Injured in San Antonio, TX Accident with Truck on I-10
    San Antonio, TX — This past weekend, a wreck between a truck and a motorcycle left a young man with critical injuries. Police said that a young man in his 20′s was badly injured after his motorcycle crashed into a truck along…
  • Oct 29

    Man Injured by Car-Pedestrian Accident on Chrisman in Houston, TX

    Man Injured by Car-Pedestrian Accident on Chrisman in Houston, TX
    Houston, TX — There was an early-morning accident involving a man who was hit by a car, police said, this past Monday. They said that a man was hit by a car around 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning (October 27, 2014) while walking along…
  • Oct 29

    Samuel Delgado Jr. Injured by Motorcycle-SUV Accident in Midland, TX on Terrell

    Samuel Delgado Jr. Injured by Motorcycle-SUV Accident in Midland, TX on Terrell
    Midland, TX — This past Sunday night, there was a major accident along Terrell Street in the southern part of Midland that left a motorcyclist with critical injuries. The man’s name was later released as Samuel Delgado Jr., 34,…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Oct 29

    [David Kopel] Watergate quiz

    [David Kopel] Watergate quiz
    How well do you know Watergate? This 100-question quiz from the summer of 1974 will provide the answer. If you were a newspaper reader when Watergate took place, the quiz will bring back lots of memories. If you don’t remember…
  • Oct 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Houston mayor drops church subpoena

    [Eugene Volokh] Houston mayor drops church subpoena
    Houston Chronicle (Katherine Driessen & Mike Morris) reports: The city of Houston will withdraw its controversial subpoenas of five pastors tied to a lawsuit over the city’s equal rights ordinance, Mayor Annise Parker announced at a…
  • Oct 29

    [Todd Zywicki] Symposium on “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” on November 14

    [Todd Zywicki] Symposium on “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” on November 14
    On November 14, the George Mason Law and Economics Center and the GMU Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy will be hosting an academic and public policy conference on “Consumer Credit and the American Economy.” CLE credit is…
Rank this Week: 10

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    The EEOC’s Assault on Separation Agreements – A Bump in the Road, But It’s Far From Over

    The EEOC’s Assault on Separation Agreements – A Bump in the Road, But It’s Far From Over
    Most employers have separation agreement forms that have served them well over the years.  The terms have become fairly standardized and, aside from the occasional tweak, they don’t change much and are rarely challenged. …
  • Oct 22

    Employer Permitted to Use “After-Acquired” Evidence at Discrimination Trial

    Employer Permitted to Use “After-Acquired” Evidence at Discrimination Trial
    In Weber v. Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc., et al., case numbers 13-4891 and 14-0206, decided on October 9, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a former executive’s employer could use…
  • Oct 22

    Paid Sick Leave Spreads Throughout New Jersey

    Paid Sick Leave Spreads Throughout New Jersey
    While the New Jersey Senate and Assembly continue to debate state-wide sick leave laws, four more New Jersey municipalities have enacted mandatory sick leave laws for private employers.  Effective January 2015, East Orange, Paterson,…
Rank this Week: 398

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Idaho Resident Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Bath Salt

    Idaho Resident Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Bath Salt
    BOISE - Brent R. Heinrich, 41, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty Tuesday in United States District Court to possession with intent to distribute 300 grams of a mixture and substance containing the controlled substance analogue…
  • Oct 29

    Telephone Scammers Spoofing Idaho State Police Phone Numbers Are Targeting Junior High School Aged Kid

    Telephone Scammers Spoofing Idaho State Police Phone Numbers Are Targeting Junior High School Aged Kid
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 For Immediate Release: 10/29/14 at 2:53 p.m. MERIDIAN - The Idaho State Police has…
  • Oct 28

    Injury Crash I15 Near Milepost 21

    Injury Crash I15 Near Milepost 21
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 433

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Oct 29

    Consultation duty gets to the Supreme Court

    Consultation duty gets to the Supreme Court
    Moseley R (ota) v. London Borough of Haringey [2014] UK 56  – read judgment Lord Wilson posed the question, answered today by the Supreme Court, with concision. When Parliament requires a local authority to consult…
  • Oct 29

    Removal of subsidy for spare room not unlawful

    Removal of subsidy for spare room not unlawful
    Cotton and others, (R on the application of) v Minister for Work and Pensions and others, 15 October 2014  [2014] EWHC 3437 (Admin) – read judgment Whether you call it the “spare room subsidy” or the “bedroom…
  • Oct 28

    Three strikes and out? Major defeats for Government Judicial Review reform plans in the Lord

    Three strikes and out? Major defeats for Government Judicial Review reform plans in the Lord
    Last night saw the important Report Stage consideration of Part 4 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill in the House of Lords. Angela Patrick, Director of Human Rights Policy at JUSTICE provides a summary. Widely – and quickly –…
Rank this Week: 175

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Oct 29

    Dean Search: WVU College of Law

    Dean Search: WVU College of Law
    The West Virginia University College of Law is seeking applications and nominations to replace our former dean, Joyce McConnell, who is now the provost of the University. The College of Law just completed the addition of a new wing (part...
  • Oct 29

    Compliance & Business Law

    Compliance & Business Law
    Compliance is a hot business law topic in and outside of the industry. JD as compliance officers is a very likely future as law schools respond to hiring market pressures and what corporate employers' need. So what does this mean...
  • Oct 28

    In Oil Boom or Bust, Health, Safety & Economic Opportunity Still Matter

    In Oil Boom or Bust, Health, Safety & Economic Opportunity Still Matter
    Many financial industry analysts are bearish on the oil industry right now. I'm not sure they're right, as I note below, but I also think it's important to recognize that financial market impact of oil price fluctuations is not the...
Rank this Week: 212

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 647

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Oct 29

    "What Does It Mean to be a Mechanism? Stephen Morse, Non-Reductivism, and Mental Causation"

    "What Does It Mean to be a Mechanism? Stephen Morse, Non-Reductivism, and Mental Causation"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in Criminal Law and Philosophy): "What Does It Mean to be a Mechanism? Stephen Morse, Non-Reductivism, and Mental Causation" KATRINA SIFFERD, Elmhurst College Stephen Morse seems to have adopted a…
  • Oct 29

    "Binding Future Selves"

    "Binding Future Selves"
    Recently published in SSRN (and recently published in 75 Louisiana Law Review No. 1 (2014)): "Binding Future Selves" KAIPONANEA T. MATSUMURA, Arizona State University Courts traditionally treat a person entering an agreement as the same…
  • Oct 29

    Interesting Study on Deception

    Interesting Study on Deception
    When given an opportunity to question people about cheating, we may not be so bad after all at assessing credibility. See the research ("Expertise in Deception Detection Involves Actively Prompting Diagnostic Information Rather Than Passive…
Rank this Week: 542

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Oct 29

    Life Heath Pro Contradicts Itself in Misdirected Structured Settlement "Stoning"

    Life Heath Pro Contradicts Itself in Misdirected Structured Settlement "Stoning"
    The "stoning" of structured settlements is a misdirection. Structured settlements were not the problem with ELNY and they are not the problem. To generalize that structured settlements were the... This is a content summary only. Please click…
  • Oct 25

    The Genex Connection to Structured Settlement-Quotes.Com Continued

    The Genex Connection to Structured Settlement-Quotes.Com Continued
    Why would Genex want to hide its involvement in a supposedly independent bidding platform? Makes you wonder if what Woodbridge is alleging is true? This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content which includes…
  • Oct 23

    Trying to Understand Financial Information Confuses Many Says Poll

    Trying to Understand Financial Information Confuses Many Says Poll
    When it comes to financial decisions, if people don't feel comfortable with everyday financial terms and don't feel that the financial information they receive is easily understood, it seriously... This is a content summary only. Please…
Rank this Week: 85

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    $55 Million California Investment: First Patient Receives Viacyte Diabetes Device

    $55 Million California Investment: First Patient Receives Viacyte Diabetes Device
    Viacyte's diabetes deviceSan Diego U-T photoThe California stem cell agency and Viacyte, Inc., today marked a diabetic and stem cell first. The first of about 40 patients has received the San Diego firm’s human embryonic stem cell…
  • Oct 29

    Text of Letter by Ellen Feigal on Her Resignation

    Text of Letter by Ellen Feigal on Her Resignation
    Here is a copy of the letter that Ellen Feigal sent to her co-workers at the California stem cell agency earlier this week, announcing her departure."To my colleagues at CIRM:"With some regret and after careful consideration, I have submitted…
  • Oct 29

    A Top Exec Departs from California Stem Cell Agency

    A Top Exec Departs from California Stem Cell Agency
    The No. 2 person at the $3 billion California stem cell agency resigned this week, becoming the fifth person to leave the research enterprise since Randy Mills became president last spring. Ellen FeigalCIRM photoEllen Feigal gave two weeks…
Rank this Week: 421

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 291

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Oct 29

    Prosecutorial error and best practice

    Prosecutorial error and best practice
    It’s never too early to plan for interesting upcoming events.  So, you ought to set-aside 12-13 June 2015, especially if you will be in the Arlington, VA area on those days. The Center for Prosecutorial Integrity will have its…
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  • Oct 18

    IAC by not filing motion

    IAC by not filing motion
    Can a failure to file a pretrial motion equal ineffective assistance of counsel?  The BLUF is yes in some cases.  In some instances I have argued IAC on appeal for failing to make a meritorious motion.  The NMCCA has…
Rank this Week: 131

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 137

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 29

    Obama May Reveal Attorney General Pick ‘Shortly After Election’

    Obama May Reveal Attorney General Pick ‘Shortly After Election’
    The White House on Wednesday suggested that it might try giving a lame-duck Congress a chance to confirm the next attorney general by announcing a nominee soon after next week's election.
  • Oct 29

    Houston Mayor Retreats on Fight Over Pastor Subpoena

    Houston Mayor Retreats on Fight Over Pastor Subpoena
    Under pressure from religious groups, Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Wednesday said Monday that that the city is withdrawing subpoenas it had issued to local pastors who had spoken out against an ordinance extending anti-discrimination…
  • Oct 29

    Unmasking Yelp Users Would Hurt Free Speech, Warn Google and Facebook

    Unmasking Yelp Users Would Hurt Free Speech, Warn Google and Facebook
    Web giants Google, Facebook and Twitter are warning that giving companies the power to unmask anonymous Yelp reviewers would strike a blow to Internet free speech.
Rank this Week: 80

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Bicycle accident fatalities increase on the rise

    Bicycle accident fatalities increase on the rise
    Cities across the nation are encouraging motorists to become bicyclists and bicycle commuting has increased dramatically since 2000. Most cities do not have the infrastructure such as bicycle lanes and complete streets to keep bicyclists…
  • Oct 21

    State says school bus stop sign violations on increase

    State says school bus stop sign violations on increase
    This week is school bus safety week and Washington State's Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) says that, based on their survey, more drivers are ignoring school bus stop signs than ever beffore. According to the OSPI,…
  • Oct 9

    Are hit and run car accidents on the rise?

    Are hit and run car accidents on the rise?
    Almost a week does not go by that we don't read about a hit and run car accident in the news. Just last week, Bellevue police recommended felony charges for a Bellevue woman who was suspected of striking a pedestrian on Coal Creek Drive and…
Rank this Week: 523

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
  • Oct 29

    Everest College Fraud in Milwaukee?

    Everest College Fraud in Milwaukee?
    Today I got a call from Everest University, asking if my company needed any interns. I let them know that I was aware of the Everest College fraud, that we are fraud investigators, and that no, we would not do any business with them. What am…
  • Oct 27

    Things I Have Learned About Fraud

    Things I Have Learned About Fraud
    For more than 17 years, I have been conducting fraud investigations, and I have learned a lot about fraudsters, their methods, and the companies they work for. Hotlines cut fraud losses in half. Anonymous reporting mechanisms like fraud…
  • Oct 24

    Important Warning From a Millionaire Trader

    Important Warning From a Millionaire Trader
    Recent market volatility can make traders wealthy or poor.  You need to be prepared for more turbulent times – and learn how to profit from them. Learn how to make more in one day of trading stocks, than most people do in…
Rank this Week: 30

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 29

    A More Local Case Study of Elder Abuse and Neglect

    A More Local Case Study of Elder Abuse and Neglect
    In a fairly recent post, we explored a report released from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG). That OIG report examined the rate of reporting, including the quality of the…
  • Oct 28

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability
    We have written time again about the traditional civil and criminal cases that can be brought against nursing homes and/or their administrators, managers, nurses, nursing aides and any other staff. Civil claims can be brought for negligence…
  • Oct 27

    Criminal Charges Pending Against Multiple Nursing Home Staffer

    Criminal Charges Pending Against Multiple Nursing Home Staffer
    Federal and state authorities, through health departments, departments of aging, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and other relevant agencies are all responsible for enforcing the laws, rules and regulations that govern nursing…
Rank this Week: 362

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Oct 29

    BG Group to Delay Proposed B.C. Prince Rupert LNG Terminal

    BG Group to Delay Proposed B.C. Prince Rupert LNG Terminal
    An article in the Financial Post, citing a report in The Wall Street Journal [subscription required], states that BG Group Plc is likely to delay its proposed LNG export terminal at Prince Rupert, British Columbia (B.C.) to provide time to…
  • Oct 29

    BP Energy Seeks Rehearing of Dominion Cove Point LNG Authorization

    BP Energy Seeks Rehearing of Dominion Cove Point LNG Authorization
    BP Energy has filed a request for rehearing of FERC’s order approving the Dominion Cove Point LNG (DCP) export terminal at Lusby, Md.  BP’s request asks that FERC “(1) reverse its finding that DCP did not engage in…
  • Oct 29

    Pieridae Energy Files DOE Application to Export Gas Through Canada to FTA and Non-FTA Nation

    Pieridae Energy Files DOE Application to Export Gas Through Canada to FTA and Non-FTA Nation
    Pieridae Energy (USA) Ltd (Pieridae) has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export to Canada up to 292 Bcf/year over 20 years on the Maritimes & Northeast US Pipeline near Baileyville, Maine.  The gas…
Rank this Week: 528

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    To Help 'Em Be the Best They Can

    To Help 'Em Be the Best They Can
    Blawgs come and go with distressing speed.  Keeping one going requires, among other things, a certain amount of time.  That's especially true if the idea is actually to serve as a clearinghouse for developments in a particular…
  • Oct 26

    On Pissing Off the Powers That Be

    On Pissing Off the Powers That Be
    The problem was that I knew about this obscure case.  It was unreported, which meant that back in the day it was tricky to find, and even among the unreported it was obscure.   But it was from my particular intermediate appellate…
  • Oct 22

    On the Lawyer Who Should Hang His Head in Shame

    On the Lawyer Who Should Hang His Head in Shame
    On November 7, 2011, counsel for Gilbert filed a no-error brief pursuant to Anders v.California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396 (1967). On March 30, 2012, the majority ordered briefing on the issues of whether the trial court had the…
Rank this Week: 636

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Oct 29

    The Continuing Story of a Strongly Divided Electorate

    The Continuing Story of a Strongly Divided Electorate
    And in the end, we are at the point where we started – a state that is narrowly divided when it comes to the total number of people on each side of its politics and deeply divided when it comes to how strongly people feel about key…
  • Oct 29

    Casual Convergence in Unincorporated Entity Law

    Casual Convergence in Unincorporated Entity Law
    Professor Nadelle Grossman has a forthcoming book chapter entitled “Casual Convergence in Unincorporated Entity Law” in the Research Handbook on Partnerships, LLCs and Alternative Forms of Business Organizations (Robert W. Hillman…
  • Oct 28

    An Interview with Professor Linda Edward

    An Interview with Professor Linda Edward
    This fall, Professor Linda Edwards joins Marquette Law School as the Robert F. Boden Visiting Professor of Law.  She is the E.L. Cord Foundation Professor of Law at UNLV. You have written a wonderful book on the great briefs. What…
Rank this Week: 780

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Oct 29

    The Real Criminals of Reality TV

    The Real Criminals of Reality TV
    Reality television has given instant fame to people who otherwise wouldn’t have public attention. More people tuned in to Here Comes Honey Boo Boo than the Republican National Convention of 2012. However, reality television shows that…
  • Oct 28

    Beware Drug-Laced Halloween Candy

    Beware Drug-Laced Halloween Candy
    Halloween is supposed to be scary, but not like this. Discovering that a child’s candy has been laced with drugs is a kind of fright that no one should have to experience.Related Posts:Medical Marijuana for Children with…
  • Oct 27

    Making False Claims of Ebola Is a Felony

    Making False Claims of Ebola Is a Felony
    Amidst the growing concern surrounding the deadly Ebola virus, there are some who seem to find it amusing to trick the authorities and others into believing that they are infected with the virus. However, it is hardly amusing to play on…
Rank this Week: 162

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Donald Overbey Sentenced to Prison

    Donald Overbey Sentenced to Prison
    Have you suffered losses in investments made through Donald Overbey? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. According to the Chicago-Sun Times, former Illinois broker, Donald Overbey, was accused of defrauding more than 30 clients…
  • Oct 28

    Noah Myers Accused of “Cherry-Picking”

    Noah Myers Accused of “Cherry-Picking”
    According to the New Haven Register, a former Connecticut investment advisor pled guilty to one count of securities fraud in connection with a “cherry-picking” scheme. Noah Myers’ alleged scheme cost investors more than $2…
  • Oct 24

    Ismail Elmas Accused of Stealing from Seniors and Widow

    Ismail Elmas Accused of Stealing from Seniors and Widow
    According to the New Haven Register, Ismail Elmas plead guilty to one count of wire fraud in connection with an alleged scheme that solicited investment offerings from seniors and widows. Beginning in 2012, Ismail Elmas allegedly raised over…
Rank this Week: 235

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Oct 29

    CSPI: Top Ten Risky Food

    CSPI: Top Ten Risky Food
    The Washington-based Centers for Science in the Public Interest tracked data from 1990 and 2006 and revealed which foods caused the most food-poisoning outbreaks during that period. 1.  Leafy greens, 363 outbreaks. Greens were found to…
  • Oct 28

    Listeria monocytogenes Contamination in Raw Milk in Sullivan County, New York

    Listeria monocytogenes Contamination in Raw Milk in Sullivan County, New York
    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today warned consumers in Sullivan County and the surrounding area not to consume “unpasteurized” raw farm milk from the Richard Dirie Farm, due to possible Listeria…
  • Oct 27

    Salmonella Causes Cashew Contamination Recall

    Salmonella Causes Cashew Contamination Recall
    Chetak New York L.L.C. of Edison, NJ is recalling its 5560 packages of 7oz., 3840 packages of 14oz., & 1920 packages of 28oz. “DEEP RAW CASHEW PIECES” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an…
Rank this Week: 69

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    How you can rent your own orphan, and why there are 91 million of them

    How you can rent your own orphan, and why there are 91 million of them
    When it comes to media releases this Kat is a sitting target, which may account for the reason why he received the following missive not once but four times over: UK OPENS ACCESS TO 91 MILLION ORPHAN WORKSThe IPO, based in Wales, estimates…
  • Oct 29

    IP: the "no-patents round-up for non-techie people" Session 4

    IP: the "no-patents round-up for non-techie people" Session 4
    The final session of today's experimental conference, IP: the "no-patents round-up for non-techie people", starred Edward Smith, an accredited mediator as well as being a Hearing Officer with the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO). Edward…
  • Oct 29

    IP: the "no-patents round-up for non-techie people" Session 3

    IP: the "no-patents round-up for non-techie people" Session 3
    First to speak after lunch was former guest Kat Darren Meale, on the wonderful world of designs. Designs are usually easy and cheap to register when compared with trade marks, he reminded us, and you don't lose them through non-use.…
Rank this Week: 84

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 286

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
Rank this Week: 281

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Oct 29

    Time for the FTC to Reform its Advertising Substantiation Program

    Time for the FTC to Reform its Advertising Substantiation Program
    In my just published Heritage Foundation Legal Memorandum, I argue that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) should substantially scale back its overly aggressive “advertising substantiation” program, which disincentivizes…
  • Oct 28

    Abuse of Dominance by Patentees: A Pro-Innovation Perspective

    Abuse of Dominance by Patentees: A Pro-Innovation Perspective
    In my just-published article in The Antitrust Source, I argue that the law and economics literature on patents and error cost analysis demonstrate that the recent focus by U.S. (and foreign) antitrust enforcers on single-firm patent abuses is…
  • Oct 17

    The car dealers’ sneak attack in Michigan

    The car dealers’ sneak attack in Michigan
    As we have reported frequently on this blog (see, e.g., here, here, here, here, here and here) the car dealers have been making remarkably silly arguments in their fight to prevent Tesla from distributing its electrical vehicles…
Rank this Week: 406

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/
  • Oct 29

    State AGs — They’re Just Like Us! (If We Take Big Gifts From Biglaw Corporate Lobbyists)

    State AGs — They’re Just Like Us! (If We Take Big Gifts From Biglaw Corporate Lobbyists)
    Which Biglaw firm leads the way when it comes to vigorously promoting the interests of corporations who might otherwise find themselves investigated?
  • Oct 29

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.29.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.29.14
    * As the World Series draws to a close, be sure to salute Miami-based lawyer Laurence Leavy, who will be sitting front and center behind home plate tonight wearing a garish Miami Marlins jersey. Troll so hard, buddy! [CBS Sports] * Speaking…
  • Oct 29

    Big Thanks To Our Advertiser

    Big Thanks To Our Advertiser
    We are honored to be working with these great brands.
Rank this Week: 9

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Oct 29

    Above the (Public Health) Law: Healthcare Worker Deception & Disobedience in a Time of Distrust

    Above the (Public Health) Law: Healthcare Worker Deception & Disobedience in a Time of Distrust
    A physician shall . . . be honest in all professional interactions, and strive to report physicians . . . engaging in fraud or deception, to appropriate entities. —AMA Principles of Medical Ethics This is a troubling series of news...
  • Oct 29

    Kentucky Law Journal

    Kentucky Law Journal
    From an email message that I received earlier this afternoon: The Kentucky Law Journal is opening an exclusive submission window for articles until November 14, 2014, at 5:00 PM EDT. All papers submitted during this window will be reviewed…
  • Oct 29

    Thomas Jefferson's Agreement with Bondholder

    Thomas Jefferson's Agreement with Bondholder
    A reader has sent along this important news on Thomas Jefferson Law School's agreement regarding its obligations with its Bondholders. Cribbing now from the story: [T]he bonds will be cancelled. In exchange, the bondholders will become owners…
Rank this Week: 117

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 210

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 29

    Federal judge orders Arizona sheriff to undergo racial profiling training

    Federal judge orders Arizona sheriff to undergo racial profiling training
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] on Tuesday ordered Maricopa Country sheriff Joe Arpaio [official profile] to undergo the same training as his deputies to assist in the prevention of…
  • Oct 29

    North Dakota Supreme Court upholds restrictions on medication abortion

    North Dakota Supreme Court upholds restrictions on medication abortion
    [JURIST] The North Dakota Supreme Court [official profile] on Tuesday affirmed [opinion] an existing state law [text] limiting the use of drugs in abortion procedures. This ruling reversed a previous decision by a district judge, who found…
  • Oct 29

    Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crime

    Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crime
    [JURIST] A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Wednesday sentenced Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) [party website; Global Security backgrounder] leader Motiur Rahman Nizami to death for crimes committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War…
Rank this Week: 29

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 29

    Jerry Engler to Head Cal. AG Crim. Division

    Jerry Engler to Head Cal. AG Crim. Division
    We have been informed that California Attorney General Kamala Harris has chosen Gerald Engler as the Chief Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, succeeding Dane Gillette (retired).Outstanding choice....
  • Oct 29

    Federalist Society Convention

    Federalist Society Convention
    The annual National Lawyers Convention of the Federalist Society is November 13-15 at (as always) the Mayflower Hotel in Washington.  The FedSoc website has the highlights and the full schedule.Justice Scalia will deliver the opening…
  • Oct 29

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Cold-Case Murder Suspect Found Guilty: An Ohio man named as the prime suspect in a 1990 cold-case rape and murder has been found guilty of the crime and sentenced to life in prison.  WLWT News reports that 57-year-old Timothy Sellers...
Rank this Week: 206

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Oct 29

    NY BILL PROPOSING BAN ON TATTOOING AND PIERCING OF PETS

    NY BILL PROPOSING BAN ON TATTOOING AND PIERCING OF PETS
    Angela Scarduzio           In New York, torturing, unjustifiably injuring, mutilating, or willfully furthering any act of cruelty to any animal is a violation of the state’s animal cruelty statute. N.Y.…
  • Oct 29

    Animal Law Writing Contest

    Animal Law Writing Contest
    David Cassuto From the email: The American Veterinary Medical Association, American Kennel Club, Cat Fanciers’ Association and Animal Health Institute offer law students an opportunity to engage in a scholarly discussion and debate of…
  • Oct 20

    Ebola Scare for Pet

    Ebola Scare for Pet
    Nicole Miraglia Following the death of the first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, the news has been revolving around the outbreak in West Africa and the possible implications for the rest of the world. There are…
Rank this Week: 704

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Oct 29

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa
    The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 South Africa will take place Dec. 2–3, 2014, in Richards Bay, South Africa. It is jointly presented by the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL)…
  • Oct 28

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco
    The American Political Science Association (APSA) holds its annual meeting Sept. 3-6, 2015, in San Francisco. The theme is Diversities Reconsidered: Politics, and Political Science, in the 21st Century. Proposal submissions are due Dec. 15,…
  • Oct 28

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA
    The University of Iowa Law Library invites applications for its newly created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher. Nominations are due by Feb. 1, 2015. The University of Iowa Law Library is among the three largest law school…
Rank this Week: 35

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 13

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Dallas prosecutors withheld exculpatory evidence in 1999 murder trial

    Dallas prosecutors withheld exculpatory evidence in 1999 murder trial
    Two more Dallas men have been released based on habeas corpus writs after prosecutors withheld critical, exculpatory evidence at their trials about deals offered to jailhouse informants, reported the Courthouse News (Oct. 28). The article…
  • Oct 28

    Grievance: DA's failure to notify defendants in Salvador mess kept inmate wrongly incarcerated for two year

    Grievance: DA's failure to notify defendants in Salvador mess kept inmate wrongly incarcerated for two year
    A state bar grievance has been filed against Fort Bend County District Attorney John Healey over his failure to notify defendants eligible for release from prison that evidence in their cases had been tainted by the Jonathan Salvador scandal,…
  • Oct 27

    Levin: Helping ex-offenders find employment makes us safer

    Levin: Helping ex-offenders find employment makes us safer
    Marc Levin of the Texas Public Policy Foundation was quoted this week in the New York Times (Oct. 24) supporting the idea of "ban the box" legislation making it easier for ex-offenders to apply for certain public sector jobs. Here's a notable…
Rank this Week: 82

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Oct 29

    HR Doesn’t Work for Workplace Abuse Victim

    HR Doesn’t Work for Workplace Abuse Victim
    This blog initially began with a rhetorical question – how do perpetrators of domestic violence act when they report for work? I was reminded of this when I read about the travails of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio…
  • Oct 20

    The Lack of Equal Justice for All

    The Lack of Equal Justice for All
    There was an article in the New York Times recently about the elusiveness of justice for African-Americans in the criminal justice system. I think this is a symptom of a wider problem – the lack of equal…
  • Oct 15

    Alternate Ways to Advocate for Older Worker

    Alternate Ways to Advocate for Older Worker
    For years, older workers in the United States have been subject to epidemic, unaddressed age discrimination. I recently wrote a book, Betrayed: The Legalization of Age Discrimination in the Workplace, which lays out the problem in graphic and…
Rank this Week: 560

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Cavalcade of Risk #220: Tricks and Treats edition

    Cavalcade of Risk #220: Tricks and Treats edition
    Louise Norris has a real bag of goodies for us this week, with risky posts from drones to (metaphorical) tsunamis. And not a marshmallow peanut in sight. Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Oct 29

    A Holly Jolly LinkFest

    A Holly Jolly LinkFest
    Our good friend Holly R sends us some interesting links:■ We've written before about how carriers have gotten, erm, imaginative in their efforts to rein in costs under the ObamaTax regime. In addition to rx limitations, another neat…
  • Oct 29

    You Are Invited!

    You Are Invited!
    Have you received your invitation yet? Perhaps it is lost in the mail. Or you opened it, immediately fainted, and can't remember where you put it.According to HHS, your existing health insurance isn't being cancelled, you are now invited to…
Rank this Week: 22

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Oct 29

    Colegiación integrada: ¿facultad legislativa o poder inherente del Supremo?

    Colegiación integrada: ¿facultad legislativa o poder inherente del Supremo?
    El pasado lunes, 27 de octubre, la Organización Estudiantil sobre Asuntos Legislativos y Política Pública de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (OESAL), celebró el primer debate…
  • Oct 29

    Justicia solicita reconsideración en pleito de Doral

    Justicia solicita reconsideración en pleito de Doral
    El Departamento de Justicia (DJ) presentó un escrito de reconsideración en el caso de Doral para que la jueza superior Laureana Pérez Pérez revalúe la sentencia dictada el pasado 10 de octubre, mediante…
  • Oct 29

    Oficina de Asuntos Monopolísticos tiene pasantías para estudiantes de Derecho

    Oficina de Asuntos Monopolísticos tiene pasantías para estudiantes de Derecho
    Estudiantes de las escuelas de derecho del País y de los Estados Unidos tendrán la oportunidad de solicitar la pasantía Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project 2015, que ofrece el American Bar Association (ABA). Esta les…
Rank this Week: 312

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/
  • Oct 29

    "As Kim Kardashian is with her husband, I'm not going to keep you long."

    "As Kim Kardashian is with her husband, I'm not going to keep you long."
    That was Chief Judge Ed Carnes today at Robin Rosenbaum's investiture. It was a great event with lots of good speeches.  Judge Carnes also invoked the song "Don't Rock the Boat Baby" in describing the importance of collegiality on the…
  • Oct 27

    Big unpublished opinion from the 11th Circuit reversing because of a judge's refusal to ask voir dire questions related to sexual preference prejudice

    Big unpublished opinion from the 11th Circuit reversing because of a judge's refusal to ask voir dire questions related to sexual preference prejudice
    Judge Martin issued this 2-1 opinion in United States v. Bates, holding that it was reversible error not to ask potential jurors about their biases against "men who have sex with men." Northern District of Florida Judge Robert Hinkle…
  • Oct 27

    "Never dance with a Cuban."

    "Never dance with a Cuban."
    That was Justice Sonia Sotomayor, speaking at an event at Yale with Justices Thomas and Alito (see post below for more on the event and Alito getting turned away from brunch).  The Washington Post covers Justice Sotomayor's dance…
Rank this Week: 164

Corruption Chronicles

Corruption Chronicles

Covers government transparency, accountability and integrity. By Judicial Watch.

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/
  • Oct 29

    State Dept. Doc Affirms JW’s Report on Obama Plan to Bring Foreign Ebola Patients to U.S.

    State Dept. Doc Affirms JW’s Report on Obama Plan to Bring Foreign Ebola Patients to U.S.
    A shocking government document outlining the Obama administration’s outrageous plan to admit Ebola-infected non-U.S. citizens into the United States for treatment has surfaced, confirming a story that Judicial Watch broke almost two…
  • Oct 28

    Obama May Have Been Elected With Illegal Vote

    Obama May Have Been Elected With Illegal Vote
    A large number of non-citizens cast ballots in U.S. elections and it’s possible that the illegal votes were responsible for President Obama’s 2008 victory, according to an in-depth academic study that confirms Judicial…
  • Oct 24

    Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congre

    Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congre
    President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by…
Rank this Week: 943

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Mawani Presents Payout Policies of Canadian REITs Today at Toronto

    Mawani Presents Payout Policies of Canadian REITs Today at Toronto
    Amin Mawani (York University) presents Payout Policies of Canadian REITs at Toronto today as part of its James Hausman Tax Law and Policy Workshop Series: This study examines whether Canadian REITs that distribute relatively more of the…
  • Oct 29

    Thomas Jefferson Law School Reaches Agreement With its Bondholders, Reduces Debt by $87 Million and Continues Operation

    Thomas Jefferson Law School Reaches Agreement With its Bondholders, Reduces Debt by $87 Million and Continues Operation
    Press release, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Announces Debt Restructuring: The Thomas Jefferson School of Law has signed a Restructuring Support Agreement (RSA) with nearly 90 percent of its bondholders that reduces its debt by two thirds…
  • Oct 29

    More on How Technology Is Transforming Law Practice

    More on How Technology Is Transforming Law Practice
    ABA Journal: Avvo Launches Service Providing On-demand Legal Advice for a Fixed Fee LegalZoom Products Will be Sold at a Discount Through Sam's Club New App Helps People Expunge Their Criminal Records ReInvent Law NYC Implores Lawyers to…
Rank this Week: 31