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Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 26

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea
    Legislation introduced in Congress on Wednesday would expose cruise operators to broader damages for passenger deaths, bringing the industry in line with airlines and land transportation companies. The Cruise Passenger Protection Act…
  • Apr 25

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning
    “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” — “Donald Trump” “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” —”Barack Obama” Presidents Donald Trump and Barack…
  • Apr 24

    Documents Offer a Peek into Fight Over National Security Gag Order

    Documents Offer a Peek into Fight Over National Security Gag Order
    A federal court in Washington, D.C., has unsealed a batch of legal documents that shed light on an early test of a 2015 law the allows companies to challenge gag orders in national security investigations. The dispute began in February 2016,…
Rank this Week: 69

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)
    Is a butter knife -- the same one you probably used in the last 24 hours -- a "deadly weapon" in California?The Court of Appeal has previously said "No."  The Court of Appeal in this opinion says "Yes," calling the prior opinion "wrongly…
  • Apr 24

    People v. Vela (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2017)

    People v. Vela (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2017)
    Here are the underlying facts from today's opinion:"When they arrived in Santa Ana, Martinez drove around 7th Street’s territory. As they were cruising the area, they talked about Ochoa’s gun and were looking for rival gang…
  • Apr 24

    John v. Superior Court (Cal. Supreme Court - April 21, 2017)

    John v. Superior Court (Cal. Supreme Court - April 21, 2017)
    The California Supreme Court held long ago -- like, a year ago -- that the vexatious litigant statute doesn't apply to defendants who file an appeal when they've been sued (and lost) as a defendant.Now, a year later, the Court revises and…
Rank this Week: 263

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 26

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Apr 26

    Department Of Education Moves To Make Student Loan Process Easier While IRS Tool Is Down

    Department Of Education Moves To Make Student Loan Process Easier While IRS Tool Is Down
    Applying for financial aid isn't going to be as bad as feared this year after all. The Department of Education Department has agreed to allow colleges and universities more flexibility to use as part of their verification procedures while the…
  • Apr 26

    About Those Huge Tax Receipts Secretary Mnuchin Mentioned…

    About Those Huge Tax Receipts Secretary Mnuchin Mentioned…
    Was the 2017 tax season somehow bigger than in years past? Treasury Secretary Mnuchin sure seemed to give that impression today. Here's what the numbers say.
  • Apr 26

    Trump Orders Review Of Obama Tax Rule

    Trump Orders Review Of Obama Tax Rule
    Declaring that the "Federal tax system should be simple, fair, efficient, and pro-growth," President Donald Trump signed a new executive order focused on rolling back a number of tax regulations established by former President Barack Obama.
Rank this Week: 694

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing

    Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing
    Imke Reimers, Northeastern University - Department of Economics addresses Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing. ABSTRACT: Copyright affects the distribution of creative content. Taking works off copyright promotes their…
  • Apr 26

    Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement

    Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement
    Seung-Gyu (Andrew) Sim, University of Tokyo and Gihwan Yi, Korea Economic Research Institute discuss Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement. ABSTRACT: This paper studies a monopolistic producer's resale price maintenance…
  • Apr 26

    Do Premiums Increase after Health Insurance Mergers? – A Reassessment of Guardado Et Al.'s Finding

    Do Premiums Increase after Health Insurance Mergers? – A Reassessment of Guardado Et Al.'s Finding
    Robert Bourke, Compass Lexecon, Mark A. Israel, Compass Lexecon, Ben Wagner, Compass Lexecon,and David A. Weiskopf, Compass Lexecon; Johns Hopkins University ask Do Premiums Increase after Health Insurance Mergers? – A Reassessment of…
Rank this Week: 34

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Apr 26

    Giving it away

    Giving it away
    When I mentor newly licensed attorneys, one of the more important lessons I try to impart is that they should be clear about when and why they are doing unpaid work and insure they get paid for their remaining work. This isn’t intended…
  • Apr 22

    Where’s the public good in “Pro bono publico”?

    Where’s the public good in “Pro bono publico”?
    At some point the Latin phrase for the concept that lawyers should provide volunteer services was shortened from “pro bono publico” to simply “pro bono.” I have no idea when or why it happened, but in the context of…
  • Apr 21

    Better to be underemployed than overemployed

    Better to be underemployed than overemployed
    There was a recent (April 18, 2017) opinion piece by David Leonhardt in the New York Times titled, “You’re Too Busy. You Need a ‘Shultz Hour.’” In it Leonhardt discusses the work of psychologist Amos Tversky on…
Rank this Week: 380

Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

Covers regulatory and statutory updates from the healthcare industry. By O'Connell & Aronowitz.

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
  • Apr 26

    US HHS OIG and HCCA Release Compliance Program Effectiveness Resource Guide

    US HHS OIG and HCCA Release Compliance Program Effectiveness Resource Guide
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) released Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness: A Resource Guide on March 27, 2017 (“the…
  • Apr 21

    Medicaid Program Integrity: US GAO Finds CMS Needs Work to Develop More Effective Oversight Effort

    Medicaid Program Integrity: US GAO Finds CMS Needs Work to Develop More Effective Oversight Effort
    On April 17, 2017, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report about the current state of Medicaid program integrity. GAO conducted a study of the Medicaid program due to concerns about improper payments and was…
  • Apr 20

    The OMIG Releases its 2017-2018 Work Plan

    The OMIG Releases its 2017-2018 Work Plan
    The New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (“OMIG”) has released its annual Work Plan for fiscal year 2017-18.  The annual Work Plan offers providers insight into OMIG’s areas of focus in the New York…
Rank this Week: 642

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
Rank this Week: 751

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Apr 26

    Internet Archive wins Webby Lifetime Achievement award

    Internet Archive wins Webby Lifetime Achievement award
    “We are honored to announce that the Internet Archive has been named as one of the 21st annual Webby Awards winners! Hailed as one of the Internet’s highest honors, we’re excited to receive a Webby Lifetime Achievement award…
  • Apr 26

    Turning the T into a mobile library

    Turning the T into a mobile library
    “Could your morning commute use a little fairy dust? A new program, Books on the T, hopes to sprinkle a daily dose of literature into Bostonians’ lives, relying on volunteer “book fairies” to place multiple free copies…
  • Apr 26

    As colleges ditch books, the future of the campus library is changing

    As colleges ditch books, the future of the campus library is changing
    “On college campuses across the United States, libraries are getting makeovers. And for many, that means moving away from physical books – the mainstay of libraries for thousands of years – in favor of other functions that…
Rank this Week: 314

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: 136

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
Rank this Week: 621

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Important benefits for Canadian trademark registration

    Important benefits for Canadian trademark registration
    While Canadian trademark owners can enforce their rights without obtaining a registration, there are a number of significant advantages to registering a trademark in Canada, including: The Right to the Exclusive Use of the Mark in Canada.…
  • Apr 13

    Web Advertising – Complying with FTC’s “Clear & Conspicuous” Rule

    Web Advertising – Complying with FTC’s “Clear & Conspicuous” Rule
    Increasingly, companies are turning to the internet and social media platforms to advertise their products, often by using native advertising or by providing incentives such as payments or free products to social media…
  • Apr 10

    11th Cir. holds “skim milk” label protected by 1st Amendment

    11th Cir. holds “skim milk” label protected by 1st Amendment
    In a case with potentially significant ramifications for regulatory oversight of the labeling and advertising of foods and pharmaceuticals, the Eleventh Circuit held the First Amendment precluded the Florida Department of Agriculture’s…
Rank this Week: 936

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: 97

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 26

    Survivor Contestant Publicly “Outed” Highlights the Mistreatment of Transgender Community

    Survivor Contestant Publicly “Outed” Highlights the Mistreatment of Transgender Community
    The reality competition show Survivor has been running strong for seventeen years and is on its thirty-fourth season. But in all their seasons, never had they had a transgender contestant. And never has someone been “outed” on…
  • Apr 25

    It’s Official: Texas Voter ID Law Violates the Voting Rights Act

    It’s Official: Texas Voter ID Law Violates the Voting Rights Act
    On Monday April 17th,  a Federal Judge ruled that the voter ID laws enacted in Texas were enacted with not only the intent to discriminate against minorities but with the purpose of discriminating against those…
  • Apr 24

    Tesla is in Hot Water Over Self-Driving Car

    Tesla is in Hot Water Over Self-Driving Car
    When you about technologies of today which were once thought of as the realm of science fiction you think about 3-D printing, you think the levels we’ve reached with AI, and on that note–you think of self-driving cars.  From…
Rank this Week: 166

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 26

    Breaking News: The End of NAFTA?

    Breaking News: The End of NAFTA?
    CNN is reporting that Trump is "considering withdrawing from NAFTA in the coming days, though President Donald Trump has not yet decided how to proceed[.]" If you haven't been paying attention to the Canada-US news this week -…
  • Apr 26

    Immigration and Public Safety: Immigrants are not the Crime Problem

    Immigration and Public Safety: Immigrants are not the Crime Problem
    This is but another report examines immigrants’ impact on public safety in the United States. “Foreign-born residents of the United States commit crime less often than native-born citizens. Policies that further restrict immigration are…
  • Apr 26

    The Tohono O'Odham Nation's Border Wall Opposition

    The Tohono O'Odham Nation's Border Wall Opposition
    The Tohono O'Odham nation straddles the U.S.-Mexico border and includes portions of Arizona and Sonora. Should President's Trump vision of an uninterrupted wall between the United States and Mexico ever come to pass, it would cut this nation…
Rank this Week: 68

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/
  • Apr 26

    Call for Submissions - Collective Book on Legal Innovation

    Call for Submissions - Collective Book on Legal Innovation
    COLLECTIVE BOOK ON LEGAL INNOVATION Call for submissions The program « Law & Management » developed by the European Center of Law and Economics (known as CEDE in French) of ESSEC Business School, is an innovative and pioneering research…
  • Apr 26

    What Is Ideological Diversity?

    What Is Ideological Diversity?
    More than a few legal blogs and scholars have taken note of a recent paper by Adam Bonica (Stanford University), Adam S. Chilton (University of Chicago), Kyle Rozema (Northwestern University) and Maya Sen (Harvard University), “The Legal…
  • Apr 24

    Lawyers and Compliance: Business Entity Clients with Control Persons Who Recklessly Disobey

    Lawyers and Compliance: Business Entity Clients with Control Persons Who Recklessly Disobey
    As a business lawyer in private practice, I found it very frustrating when the principals of business entity clients acted in contravention of my advice. This didn't happen too often in my 15 years of practice. But when it did,...
Rank this Week: 104

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Apr 26

    London Update

    London Update
    The D&O Diary finished up its European stint with a brief stop in London earlier this week before heading home. Because it was only a brief visit with numerous commitments, I had only a little bit of a chance to look around…
  • Apr 24

    April in Pari

    April in Pari
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with a first stop in Paris, for meetings. I have been to Paris many times before, but almost always in the fall or winter. Before this trip, I hadn’t really had the pleasure…
  • Apr 20

    PwC Annual Study Reports Record Number of Securities Suit

    PwC Annual Study Reports Record Number of Securities Suit
    Largely driven by a “dramatic” increase in the number of federal court merger objection lawsuits, securities class action litigation filings rose to the highest level ever in 2016, according to PwC’s most recent annual…
Rank this Week: 475

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Top U.S. Research Universities, 2017

    Top U.S. Research Universities, 2017
    I've produced these lists before, using the reputational data from U.S. News surveys. This year, they did new surveys of humanities and social science fields (as well as the professional fields). In the past, I gave more weight to breadth...
  • Apr 26

    I'm done at this point posting excerpts from Kipnis's book or reviews of the book...

    I'm done at this point posting excerpts from Kipnis's book or reviews of the book...
    ...and while I have commented at various places about inaccuracies or dubious innuendo in Kipnis's account that I had noticed, I do plan to have a bit more to say about aspects of her account that appear to be inconsistent...
  • Apr 26

    2017 Templeton Prize for intellectuals friendly to religion goes to Alvin Plantinga

    2017 Templeton Prize for intellectuals friendly to religion goes to Alvin Plantinga
    He is certainly an appropriate choice given the Templeton Prize criteria, and the press release gives a nice description of his work related to religion, but I was surprised by this claim: Alvin Plantinga, an American scholar whose rigorous…
Rank this Week: 754

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    COULD IT GET WORSE FOR CHRIS SOULES?

    COULD IT GET WORSE FOR CHRIS SOULES?
    Yesterday’s post discussed Chris Soules potential civil and criminal liability. To keep it simple, I left out one vital piece of the puzzle. So, could it get worse for Chris Soules? Oh ya! As I explained yesterday, Chris…
  • Apr 26

    Chris Soules 911 Call

    Chris Soules 911 Call
    Des Moines based KCCI Television has posted an audio recording of Chris Soules 911 call. He called 911 and attempted to help Mosher before fleeing. Warning: Some might find this disturbing. Click Here. The post Chris Soules 911 Call appeared…
  • Apr 25

    What Will Happen to Chris Soules?

    What Will Happen to Chris Soules?
    Let me start off by noting that while this is a news story many people are interested in, a man died.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher, a farmer from Aurora, Iowa, was killed Monday night when Soules truck…
Rank this Week: 951

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Apr 26

    Asbestos Still a Public Health Problem According to CDC

    Asbestos Still a Public Health Problem According to CDC
    When you say the words “asbestos” and “mesothelioma,” the first thing to comes to many people’s minds is often “isn’t that problem about over?” Sadly, according to the Centers for Disease…
  • Apr 26

    Fungibility Key in Trinity Lutheran Case

    Fungibility Key in Trinity Lutheran Case
    There's an upcoming case at the Supreme Court that has some rather far-reaching implications. Trinity Lutheran v. Comer concerns a Missouri recycling program, a religious school, and a whole passel of issues. In this case, religious freedom…
  • Apr 26

    Mexico Scores Trade Sanctions Against the Hard-Talking Trump Administration

    Mexico Scores Trade Sanctions Against the Hard-Talking Trump Administration
    Amidst talk of a border wall and trade war, the Mexican government scored a small victory by way of economic sanctions against the hard-talking Trump administration. For nearly a decade, the United States curtailed imports of tuna from its…
Rank this Week: 290

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Apr 26

    Brad Feinstein Was Sanctioned by FINRA For Failing to Comply with a Settlement Agreement

    Brad Feinstein Was Sanctioned by FINRA For Failing to Comply with a Settlement Agreement
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 21, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Garden State Securities broker/adviser Brad Feinstein has been sanctioned by FINRA and is…
  • Apr 26

    Mark Wesley: Sanctioned and Barred by FINRA Following allegations of Misconduct

    Mark Wesley: Sanctioned and Barred by FINRA Following allegations of Misconduct
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 21, 2017 indicate that former Ohio-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Mark Wesley has been sanctioned by FINRA and barred from…
  • Apr 26

    Peyton Jackson Was Named Respondent in a FINRA Complaint

    Peyton Jackson Was Named Respondent in a FINRA Complaint
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 21, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Alexander Capital broker Peyton Jackson has been named in a FINRA complaint and is currently not affiliated…
Rank this Week: 222

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 228

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/
  • Apr 26

    "Gimme My Drugs"

    "Gimme My Drugs"
    My last post was a little depressing (even for me) so I thought I’d bring my blog stint to a close with another big event in the death penalty world this past week: the FDA’s final decision on 1000 vials of imported sodium thiopental. To…
  • Apr 26

    Problems of scope and nomenclature in nationwide injunction

    Problems of scope and nomenclature in nationwide injunction
    Judge Orrick in the Northern District of California preliminarily enjoined President Trump's Executive Order stripping "sanctuary" cities of federal funds. As per usual in these cases nowadays, Judge Orrick made the injunction…
  • Apr 26

    Better Call Saul does professional responsibility

    Better Call Saul does professional responsibility
    If Season 1 of Better Call Saul brought us impact civil litigation, and Season 2 brought us competition for clients, Season 3 is poised to bring us the attorney-disciplinary process. As things stand entering Episode 3-04, Chuck baited Jimmy…
Rank this Week: 197

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

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

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Comparing 501(c)(3) vs. 501(c)(4) for Nonprofit Startup

    Comparing 501(c)(3) vs. 501(c)(4) for Nonprofit Startup
    A nonprofit organization organized and operated for charitable purposes may be exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code while a nonprofit organized and operated for social welfare purposes may be exempt under Section…
  • Apr 21

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/21/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/21/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: 7 current and former U.S. officials claimed that a ” Russian government think tank controlled by…
  • Apr 16

    Duty of Loyalty – Part 2

    Duty of Loyalty – Part 2
    In our earlier post on the Duty of Loyalty – Part 1, we discussed conflicts of interest, self-dealing (under California law), and excess benefit transactions. In this post, we’ll examine other aspects of the duty of loyalty:…
Rank this Week: 492

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 134

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Tesla Argues No Duty to Design Fail-Safe Vehicle

    Tesla Argues No Duty to Design Fail-Safe Vehicle
    A proposed class-action lawsuit alleges that vehicle manufacturer Tesla’s Model S and Model X are prone to unintentional, sudden acceleration. Several owners detail instances wherein their electric vehicles without warning barreled…
  • Apr 24

    Uber Accused of Overlooking DUI History of Driver

    Uber Accused of Overlooking DUI History of Driver
    Uber has been operating in Charlotte, Asheville and several other major cities in North Carolina for several years now, asserting that their service helps lower the number of drunk drivers on the road. Some who use the service say it…
  • Apr 21

    Self-Balancing Motorcycle Promises Never to Fall Over

    Self-Balancing Motorcycle Promises Never to Fall Over
    All motorcyclists fear the possibility of dropping your bike in a low-speed maneuver or at a stop-sign. Most motorcyclists will tell you keeping the bike upright when you’re traveling above 35 mph usually isn’t a problem (unless…
Rank this Week: 794

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 26

    Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?

    Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?
    Finally some tangible proof that there are lawyers who are trying to be likeable: “A long time ago, in a law firm far, far away, when I was a mid-level associate, I was assigned to... The post Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?…
  • Apr 25

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC
    The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts on how a Director of Legal can make the leap to a GC position.  She also gives the background on typical experience profiles and other factors that you can... The post How to Make the Leap from…
  • Apr 24

    Take Control of Your Search – Engage a Legal Career Coach

    Take Control of Your Search – Engage a Legal Career Coach
    By Amy Goldstein of Grayson Allen, Guest Contributor You’ve decided it is time to explore the market and look for new opportunities. As part of this process, you should reach out to the recruiters you... The post Take Control of Your…
Rank this Week: 537

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Apr 26

    Samuel Lek Has Received Eleven Pending Regulatory Complaint

    Samuel Lek Has Received Eleven Pending Regulatory Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 21, 2017 indicate that New York-based LEK Securities Corporation broker Samuel Lek has been named in a dozen pending regulatory or civil…
  • Apr 26

    Keith Geary Was Barred From Engaging in Principal and Supervisory Activitie

    Keith Geary Was Barred From Engaging in Principal and Supervisory Activitie
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 20, 2017 indicate that Arizona-based Union Capital Company broker Keith Geary has been sanctioned by FINRA and barred from engaging in…
  • Apr 26

    Eric Ott is the Subject of a Pending Regulatory Investigation

    Eric Ott is the Subject of a Pending Regulatory Investigation
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 20, 2017 indicate that former Ohio-based MML Investors Services broker Eric Ott has been sanctioned by FINRA and suspended from acting as a…
Rank this Week: 39

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Fatal Motorcycle-Pickup Truck Collision In Decatur, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle-Pickup Truck Collision In Decatur, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle collision Monday afternoon (April 24, 2017) in Decatur.  As a result of the accident, the motorcyclist suffered a traumatic brain injury. According to the Decatur Police Department, the motorcycle accident…
  • Apr 25

    Hit & Run Motorcycle Accident In Hanover Park, Illinoi

    Hit & Run Motorcycle Accident In Hanover Park, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Monday night (April 24, 2017) in Hanover Park.  The motorcycle accident appears to be a “hit & run” accident in which another driver left the accident scene. Details on the accident…
  • Apr 25

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured During Aurora Accident

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured During Aurora Accident
    There was a collision involving a motorcycle and SUV early this morning (Tuesday, April 25, 2017) in Aurora. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time.  The cause of the motorcycle collision does not yet appear to be…
Rank this Week: 260

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Maine Supreme Judicial Court Rules on Campus Injury Lawsuit

    Maine Supreme Judicial Court Rules on Campus Injury Lawsuit
    The Maine Supreme Judicial Court affirmed a summary judgment in favor of a university and against a student who suffered an injury in a slip-and-fall accident on campus. According to court records, the issue in this case was not the merits of…
  • Apr 19

    Frost Heaves Create Hazards on Maine Road

    Frost Heaves Create Hazards on Maine Road
    Spring brings a welcome respite for many in Maine who braved a bitter winter and are now looking forward to warmer days ahead. But for drivers, spring also brings what can be an unexpected hazard:  frost heaves. These are an uplift of…
  • Apr 12

    Maine School Bus Accident Kills Mother, Three-Year-Old Son

    Maine School Bus Accident Kills Mother, Three-Year-Old Son
    A mother and her three-year-old son lost their lives recently in New Portland after the mother failed to stop at a traffic sign and was struck by a school bus, officials say. The 36-year-old mother and her young child were pronounced dead at…
Rank this Week: 668

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 455

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • Apr 26

    CWA Citizen Suit Dismissed Where Plaintiffs Failed to Allege “Conveyance of Pollutants Into Navigable Waters”

    CWA Citizen Suit Dismissed Where Plaintiffs Failed to Allege “Conveyance of Pollutants Into Navigable Waters”
    On April 20, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, Anderson Division, dismissed the plaintiffs’ Clean Water Act (CWA) Citizen Suit which alleged that the defendant pipeline operators had violated the CWA by…
  • Apr 26

    Court of Appeals Dismisses Appeal For Lack Of Jurisdiction

    Court of Appeals Dismisses Appeal For Lack Of Jurisdiction
    On April 20, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a unanimous ruling that may terminate much of the litigation triggered by the bankruptcy of Tronox Inc. The Court of Appeals dismissed the appeal for lack of…
  • Apr 25

    Court of Appeals Confirms CFPB Has No Authority to Issue CID

    Court of Appeals Confirms CFPB Has No Authority to Issue CID
    Government enforcement actions, including the issuance of subpoenas and Civil Investigation Demands (CIDs), must be authorized by the laws that created the agency or invested it with such broad investigative powers. A relatively new agency…
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Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 676

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 26

    PTAB Must Justify Each of its Obviousness Conclusion

    PTAB Must Justify Each of its Obviousness Conclusion
    Securus Tech v. Global Tel*Link (Fed. Cir. 2017) (IPR2014-01278) (Pat. No. 7,860,222) In this nonprecedential decision by Judge Chen, the Federal Circuit has partially-vacated and remanded – finding that the Board (PTAB) had failed…
  • Apr 26

    WIPO World IP Day

    WIPO World IP Day
    Celebrate!
  • Apr 26

    CBM Review: Must the Claims Be Expressly Limited to Financial Services?

    CBM Review: Must the Claims Be Expressly Limited to Financial Services?
    Secure Axcess v. PNC (Fed. Cir. 2017) (en banc petition) In an important February 2017 decision, the Federal Circuit limited the scope of Covered Business Method Review (CBM) — requiring that the claimed invention be focused…
Rank this Week: 80

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Happy World IP Day!

    Happy World IP Day!
    The AmeriKat is currently writing this post at 37,000 feet somewhere off the east coast of the US. As eye-rolling as this may sound, she loves these moments where she can look towards the horizon and ponder on the various things going on in…
  • Apr 26

    Varsity Brands and Star Atheltica - A Closer Look

    Varsity Brands and Star Atheltica - A Closer Look
    Varsity Brands' registered copyright worksIn March the IPKat reported the breaking news that the long awaited US Supreme Court decision in Star Athletica v Varsity Brands had finally come out.Now, in the words,…
  • Apr 26

    BREAKING: CJEU in Filmspeler rules that the sale of a multimedia player is a ‘communication to the public’

    BREAKING: CJEU in Filmspeler rules that the sale of a multimedia player is a ‘communication to the public’
    Did you think that the story with copyright, linking, and the right of communication to the public was over? Of course not.Today the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its long-awaited [even more keenly awaited is…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Apr 26

    Investment Trust Companies v Revenue and Customs Comrs – WLR Daily

    Investment Trust Companies v Revenue and Customs Comrs – WLR Daily
    Investment Trust Companies v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2017] UKSC 29 ‘The claimants were “closed-ended” investment funds constituted as limited companies. Between 1992 and 2002 they received supplies of services from…
  • Apr 26

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Dammermann v Lanyon Bowdler LLP [2017] EWCA Civ 269 (12 April 2017) Otkritie Capital International Ltd & Anor v threadneedle Asset Management Ltd & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 274 (12 April 2017) Mastercard…
  • Apr 26

    Super exam reaction: Profession calls for ‘clarity’ – Law Society’s Gazette

    Super exam reaction: Profession calls for ‘clarity’ – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘The profession has given a mixed response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s plans to introduce a single qualifying assessment for would-be solicitors and called on the regulator to ensure the new regime maintains high…
Rank this Week: 4

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 26

    OFCCP secures $1.7 million settlement in failure-to-hire case

    OFCCP secures $1.7 million settlement in failure-to-hire case
    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Palantir Technologies, a California-based technology company, have agreed to settle a pending lawsuit for about $1.7 million. We first reported on this case in October 2016.…
  • Apr 24

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)
    According to Politico‘s “Morning Shift,” President Trump on Friday night promoted Philip Miscimarra from Acting Chairman to plain old Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. Congratulations, Chairman! As of this…
  • Apr 21

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?
    Does your timekeeping software make it harder for you to comply with wage and hour laws — and to defend yourself in a wage and hour lawsuit? A study recently published in the Yale Journal of Law and Technology says…
Rank this Week: 416

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/
  • Apr 26

    "Does Kantian Ethics Condone Mood and Cognitive Enhancement?"

    "Does Kantian Ethics Condone Mood and Cognitive Enhancement?"
    "Does Kantian Ethics Condone Mood and Cognitive Enhancement?" by Robert R. Clewis has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract The author examines whether Kantian ethics would condone the use of pharmaceutical drugs to…
  • Apr 26

    "Threats to Neurosurgical Patients Posed by the Personal Identity Debate"

    "Threats to Neurosurgical Patients Posed by the Personal Identity Debate"
    "Threats to Neurosurgical Patients Posed by the Personal Identity Debate" by Sabine Müller, Merlin Bittlinger, and Henrik Walter has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics Abstract Decisions about brain surgery pose…
  • Apr 25

    "Neuromarketing Armoury"

    "Neuromarketing Armoury"
    Hedda Martina Sola writes in with news of her new book on neuromarketing. More information is available here.
Rank this Week: 871

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Apr 26

    How to Know You’re Hurt Enough to Claim Workers’ Compensation

    How to Know You’re Hurt Enough to Claim Workers’ Compensation
    You should file for workers’ compensation benefits immediately after being injured or diagnosed with a medical condition. The longer you delay, the greater the odds that your employer’s insurance carrier will have doubts and…
  • Apr 25

    Car Accidents: 3 Legal Actions You Should Take Against Overly Aggressive Driver

    Car Accidents: 3 Legal Actions You Should Take Against Overly Aggressive Driver
    Overly aggressive driving usually translates into excessive speed or following too closely. Both are dangerous. Both are against the law, and they’re two of the most common causes of accidents. If you have been in an accident and…
  • Apr 24

    5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer When Filing for Bankruptcy

    5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer When Filing for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is one of the most complex and perilous legal subjects. Even if your case only involves you as an individual and you think your finances aren’t complicated enough to warrant the involvement of an attorney, the reality of the…
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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Apr 26

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
    I am going to start posting the student reflections from the trip on a regular basis for the next couple weeks–hope you enjoy! For the start of our Israel trip this year, we first stopped for an overlook of Jerusalem. Here our tour…
  • Apr 26

    Innovation at the Food-Energy-Water Nexu

    Innovation at the Food-Energy-Water Nexu
    I have previously written in this space about the importance of policy innovation at the food-energy-water nexus. On Tuesday, May 16, Marquette Law School will host an interactive and interdisciplinary workshop to explore those issues,…
  • Apr 25

    The Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education: A Prologue

    The Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education: A Prologue
    On April 25, Marquette University Law School announced the creation of the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education. The center will be supported by a gift of $5.5 million from Sheldon and Marianne Lubar. The Lubar Center…
Rank this Week: 424

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 98

TradeMark Express: A Daily Blog

TradeMark Express: A Daily Blog

Covers issues pertaining to trademarks, copyrights, patents and starting a business. By Shannon Moore.

http://tmexpress.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trademark 101: What Isn’t a Trademark?

    Trademark 101: What Isn’t a Trademark?
    SourceYesterday’s post was all about what a trademark is so today we’re going to talk about what a trademark is not. Knowing both sides of that coin will give you a clear idea if a trademark is right for you or not.Let’s use…
  • Apr 24

    Trademark 101: What is a Trademark?

    Trademark 101: What is a Trademark?
    SourceWelcome to the first day of class! Before we get into the nitty gritty of trademarks, let’s go back to the beginning. And the beginning of the beginning is defining what a trademark is and what a trademark is not.Here’s what…
  • Apr 23

    And we're back!

    And we're back!
    SourceHello there readers!The blog has been on a bit of a hiatus as we revamped our site (check it out - nice, eh?) and while I specifically re-focused my day-to-day activities.But, I'm back and am here to talk trademark and answer any…
Rank this Week: 487

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Apr 26

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result
    With the recent update to Congress.gov, you can now download your search results in a comma-separated value (CSV) file.  This is a feature that I have heard users request almost as long as they have requested email alerts for…
  • Apr 24

    Changes to the Law on Sexual Offenses in Japan

    Changes to the Law on Sexual Offenses in Japan
    This following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and various other countries in East and Southeast Asia. She has previously written posts for In Custodia Legis on various topics,…
  • Apr 21

    Download Search Results and Advanced Search Enhancements – Congress.gov 2017 Spring Cleaning

    Download Search Results and Advanced Search Enhancements – Congress.gov 2017 Spring Cleaning
    Spring is a beautiful time of year in Washington, D.C.  The temperature warms up; the cherry blossoms are out; and we frequently have an update of Congress.gov to share. In 2015 we added treaties and web-friendly bill text, and in 2016…
Rank this Week: 719

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 919

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 26

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 26, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 26, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 26

    News Headlines for Apr 26, 2017

    News Headlines for Apr 26, 2017
    J. Crew Shakes Up Management, Cuts Jobs in Bid for Profitability – Bloomberg ,Retailers Foreshadow Tech Debt Carnage , ,Christie to Straub: Get licensed or sell Revel
  • Apr 26

    Read Issue #95 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #95 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #95) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 13