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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    FTC Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to TRUSTe’s COPPA Safe Harbor Program

    FTC Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to TRUSTe’s COPPA Safe Harbor Program
    On April 19, 2017, the FTC announced that it is seeking public comment on proposed changes to TRUSTe, Inc.’s safe harbor program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule.… Continue Reading
  • Apr 20

    German DPA Publishes English Translation of Standard Data Protection Model

    German DPA Publishes English Translation of Standard Data Protection Model
    On April 13, 2017, the North Rhine-Westphalia State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information published an English translation of the draft Standard Data Protection Model. The SDM was adopted in November 2016 at the…
  • Apr 19

    OCR Settlement Underscores Importance of Risk Analysis and Risk Management

    OCR Settlement Underscores Importance of Risk Analysis and Risk Management
    On April 12, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights entered into a resolution agreement with Metro Community Provider Network that stemmed from MCPN’s lack of a risk analysis and risk…
Rank this Week: 67

Software Intellectual Property…

Software Intellectual Property Report

Covers the places where software intersects the law of intellectual property. By Charles A. Bieneman.

http://swipreport.com/
  • Apr 21

    Broad Estoppel for IPR Petitioner Asserting Prior Art in District Court

    Broad Estoppel for IPR Petitioner Asserting Prior Art in District Court
    Uncertainty over IPR estoppel continues. In Douglas Dynamics, LLC v. Meyer Products LLC, the Western District of Wisconsin recently ruled that grounds of invalidity left out of a petition for inter partes review are estopped and cannot be…
  • Apr 20

    CAFC: Handling Search Queries Is Not Patent-Eligible

    CAFC: Handling Search Queries Is Not Patent-Eligible
    A Federal Circuit Panel needed little analysis to determine that retrieving and displaying information is not patent-eligible subject matter, and affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a suit alleging infringement of claims of three…
  • Apr 18

    PTAB: Social Media Privacy Management Is Patent-Eligible

    PTAB: Social Media Privacy Management Is Patent-Eligible
    Claims to managing privacy in a social network survive the Mayo/Alice patent-eligibility test, says the PTAB, reversing an Examiner’s rejection under 35 U.S.C. § 101.  Ex parte Drake Sutton-Shearer, Appeal 2015-003977,…
Rank this Week: 44

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 53

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 19

    Frank and Steven’s excellent corporate-raiding adventure

    Frank and Steven’s excellent corporate-raiding adventure
    Steven Davidoff Solomon co-writes for The Atlantic, May 2017 What did Bielli think about selling the company? … He said that the benefits of being public outweighed the costs.. … The fact is … Bielli is probably right.…
  • Apr 15

    How a tax plan unites progressives, the Koch brothers and Walmart

    How a tax plan unites progressives, the Koch brothers and Walmart
    Alan Auerbach quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 15, 2017 Alan Auerbach … dismissed the $1,700 increase as “silly” and “outside the range” of economic projections of what the tax might do. ……
  • Apr 15

    Arkansas execution plan major test for drug secrecy measure

    Arkansas execution plan major test for drug secrecy measure
    Megan McCracken quoted by The Washington Post, April 15, 2017 “These secrecy statutes are extremely effective at preventing challenges to execution procedures,” said Megan McCracken, an attorney at the University of California at…
Rank this Week: 49

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Apr 18

    A few months ago, when I wrote in this…

    A few months ago, when I wrote in this blog about “How Agile is being used to increase legal marketing innovation at Fasken Martineau,” I noted that Fasken’s Chief Marketing Officer, Brenda Plowman, had provided her entire…
  • Apr 4

    A change in this blog, and more

    A change in this blog, and more
    Since I started writing this blog in June 2005, I have published 667 posts: at least one per week. Have you had time to read them all? I didn’t think so. I have now decided to reduce the frequency of...
  • Mar 28

    Six law firms take legal project management just-in-time training to the next level

    Six law firms take legal project management just-in-time training to the next level
    Six leading law firms have recently started to take their legal project management (LPM) programs to the next level by purchasing licenses to LegalBizDev’s new library of online LPM tools and templates which lawyers can access on their…
Rank this Week: 59

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal
    As a follow-up to last week's post on Perry v. MSPB, Howard Wasserman (FIU) has analyzed the oral arguments in that case over at ScotusBlog and PrawfsBlawg. As a bonus (apart from the merits of the MSPB case) he also...
  • Apr 17

    Catherine Fisk in NYT on Employment Reference

    Catherine Fisk in NYT on Employment Reference
    Congratulations to Catherine Fisk on her contribution to the Sunday NYT column "The Workologist". She was cited liberally in a Q&A about employment references. For the entire article, see When a Potential Employer Seems…
  • Apr 17

    4th Circuit Sexual Harassment Decision

    4th Circuit Sexual Harassment Decision
    Jonathan Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) writes to tell us about the new Fourth Circuit sexual harassment case of Wilson v. Gaston County, NC. Here's Jon's take on the case: Although the decision is marked unpublished, the majority opinion is a…
Rank this Week: 66

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 45

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Apr 11

    BigLaw: Another step in a relentless, vicious circle

    BigLaw: Another step in a relentless, vicious circle
    When lost in the desert or a thick forest terrains devoid of landmarks people tend to walk in circles. Blindfolded people show the same tendency; lacking external reference points, they curve around in loops as tight as 66 feet (20 meters) in…
  • Mar 14

    Dream big. Why not?

    Dream big. Why not?
    As a young boy, I vividly remember following Bobby Kennedy’s Presidential campaign. Like his brother Jack, Bobby was greatly admired in my Irish-American household. His death was met with great sadness. I sat riveted during…
  • Mar 13

    Email etiquette: think about it from your client’s perspective.

    Email etiquette: think about it from your client’s perspective.
    I just spent a couple of minutes looking for the telephone number of someone who sent me an email.  No big deal, except that if it is your client’s time spent looking for your number, it is a big deal.  If you do something…
Rank this Week: 61

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction
    We Fight Illegal Search and Seizure At a hearing on a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure, a Boston police officer testified about responding to a radio broadcast for someone wanted in connection with a domestic assault and…
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
  • Jan 31

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC
    Massachusetts Drub Lab Scandal The floodgates are now open to around 20,000 (twenty thousand) defendants whose convictions may have been tainted by Annie Dookhan’s corrupt, callous and criminal misconduct. On January 18, 2017 the…
Rank this Week: 46

Digital Media Law

Digital Media Law

Covers the law and business of digital media and traditional entertainment. By Jonathan Handel.

http://digitalmedialaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    Sirocco (Poetry & Politics)

    Sirocco (Poetry & Politics)
    Music/FX credits: piano Amir Mofrat; flute Jensmuse; wind Mark DiAngelo.Click here if the player above is not visible. An ill wind blowsStraight across the land:You can feel it now.It’s a desert galeThat dessicates compassion;A…
  • Sep 22

    Trump - 'The Grand Experiment" (Video)

    Trump - 'The Grand Experiment" (Video)
    The Grand ExperimentHe said I alone can solve it all:  The Mexicans will take the fall,Rapists and murderers one and all. I'll keep them out with a beautiful wall.He claimed Muslims on the Jersey ShoreCheered 9/11 with a roar.So he…
  • Nov 7

    It’s a Play! It’s Live Internet TV! It’s Both, and it Opens in Los Angeles on Friday

    It’s a Play! It’s Live Internet TV! It’s Both, and it Opens in Los Angeles on Friday
    ‘The Noir Series’ harkens back to the days of live TV but presents a thoroughly modern challenge to entertainment unionsBad Medicine,' a segment from 'The Noir Series,' features a chain-smoking doctor and two disconcerting …
Rank this Week: 50

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 39

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Comments on injury law. By Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse
    Construction site accidents are a leading cause of serious — and often fatal — injuries to workers. In 2013, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration [OSHA], 4,585 workers were killed on the job. This…
  • Sep 1

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse
    Construction site accidents are a leading cause of serious — and often fatal — injuries to workers. In 2013, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration [OSHA], 4,585 workers were killed on the job. This…
  • Sep 1

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse

    Construction Site Accidents and Building Collapse
    Construction site accidents are a leading cause of serious — and often fatal — injuries to workers. In 2013, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration [OSHA], 4,585 workers were killed on the job. This…
Rank this Week: 55

CAMLAW : Complementary And…

CAMLAW : Complementary And Alternative Medicine Law Blog

Covers chiropractic, dietary supplements, ethical issues, insurance, malpractice and risk management, spirituality and yoga. By Michael H. Cohen.

http://www.camlawblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Even More Healthcare Posts at the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare & FDA Law Blog

    Even More Healthcare Posts at the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare & FDA Law Blog
    For regular readers of the CAM Law Blog, we're adding new articles to our updated blog on our law firm website.For more details, see the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare and FDA Law Blog. You'll find articles on topics such…
  • May 28

    Physicians and chiropractors navigate functional medicine legal issue

    Physicians and chiropractors navigate functional medicine legal issue
    Physicians, naturopathic medical doctors, chiropractors, nutritionists, psychologists, and other healthcare providers must navigate legal and liability rules to successfully practice functional medicine.Functional medicine is an approach to…
  • Mar 5

    Stem cell therapies engender changing regulatory environment

    Stem cell therapies engender changing regulatory environment
    Accelerating technologies are changing the regulatory environment to accommodate novel approaches to treating disease--stem cell laws being a case in point.We've published several posts and expect to expand these in coming days. Look…
Rank this Week: 54

Impudent Bankruptcy Lawyer

Impudent Bankruptcy Lawyer

Covers bankruptcy law. By Kevin McGee.

http://impudentbankruptcylawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 12

    Changing My Location, Not Changing My Practice

    Changing My Location, Not Changing My Practice
    Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Friends:Twenty-six years is a long time in one place. While there is sadness in parting, the partners of Seder & Chandler, LLP and I have mutually agreed to separate our practices. Effective March 1, 2015, I…
  • Feb 25

    Starting My Blog

    Starting My Blog
    An introduction: I am a 53 year old attorney who lives and works in Worcester and Central Massachusetts.  I concentrate my practice on bankruptcy (commercial and small business bankruptcy, as well as consumer bankruptcy), with a…
  • Dec 15

    Hot Button Issues Before the U.S. Supreme Court: Bankruptcy Now Rules Docket

    Hot Button Issues Before the U.S. Supreme Court: Bankruptcy Now Rules Docket
      Interesting statistic:  a litigant has a 1% or less chance of convincing the U.S. Supreme Court to review his, her or its burning legal issue that all other appellate courts have rejected, dismissed or pooh-poohed. …
Rank this Week: 40

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

http://www.law.illinois.edu/bljournal/
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
  • Nov 27

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview
                      In large cities the world over, passengers have stopped reaching into the air to hail a cab and have begun reaching into their pockets for their smartphones.  Companies such…
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
Rank this Week: 57

Massachusetts Wills, Trusts, and…

Massachusetts Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Informational advice and musings on Massachusetts wills, trusts and estates. By Danielle G. Van Ess.

http://dgvelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 22

    Astrid Is Doing Remarkably Well!

    Astrid Is Doing Remarkably Well!
    As most of you know by now, DGVE law's Client Liaison and Paralegal, Astrid A. Muhammad, had brain surgery at the end of August to remove a benign but invasive brain tumor.  Within days she was texting me to check on…
  • Oct 19

    October 20-26, 2014 is National…

    October 20-26, 2014 is National Estate Planning Awareness Week Attorney Danielle G. Van Ess of the family-friendly, Hingham, Massachusetts law firm DGVE law, LLC wants to help you “protect your family, yourself, and your…
  • Apr 25

    Listen to Your Mother, Boston

    Listen to Your Mother, Boston
    As a mother of 4 little girls ranging in age from baby to elementary school, Attorney-Mama Danielle G. Van Ess will be the first to tell it like it is:  Motherhood is NOT for the faint of heart.That's why DGVE law®  is…
Rank this Week: 47

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers…

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury law on animal attacks, car accidents, premises liability and slip and fall accidents. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Nursing Homes Offering Dementia Care Subject to New Regulation

    Nursing Homes Offering Dementia Care Subject to New Regulation
    As of February 28, 2014, the Department of Public Health (DPH) implemented new amended regulations involving the requirements for the care of residents with dementia. The new regulations, which are summarized in DPH Circular Letter: DHCQ -…
  • Aug 22

    OSHA Penalizes Contractor for Serious Risk of Worker Electrocution at Massachusetts Construction Site

    OSHA Penalizes Contractor for Serious Risk of Worker Electrocution at Massachusetts Construction Site
    According to a recent press release, a local contractor faces fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) arising from OSHA's discovery of electrocution hazards that pose serious safety risks to workers at the…
  • Aug 19

    New Massachusetts Law May Mean Better Patient Care, Fewer Medical Errors in Hospital

    New Massachusetts Law May Mean Better Patient Care, Fewer Medical Errors in Hospital
    Governor Deval Patrick recently signed into law a new measure that requires Massachusetts hospitals to limit the number of patients that registered nurses working in intensive care units (ICUs) will be required to oversee at once. Under the…
Rank this Week: 58

Boston Business Litigation Lawyer…

Boston Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business litigation, employment law, and commercial law. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostonbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Oct 2

    No Lost Profits Damages in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case

    No Lost Profits Damages in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ("SJC") recently analyzed the use of expert testimony regarding "lost profits" damages in a case from Suffolk Superior Court's Business Litigation Session, and provided some guidance relative to the…
  • Sep 25

    Delaware Amends Laws Relating to Corporations, LLCs, LPs, and Partnership

    Delaware Amends Laws Relating to Corporations, LLCs, LPs, and Partnership
    Many Massachusetts residents elect to incorporate their businesses under the often more favorable and flexible business laws of Delaware. Accordingly, it is important to be aware of changes in the applicable Delaware statutes, and to…
  • Aug 25

    SJC Clarifies Statutory Duty to Defend as Between Car Manufacturers and Car Dealer

    SJC Clarifies Statutory Duty to Defend as Between Car Manufacturers and Car Dealer
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently interpreted a statute under M.G.L. c. 93B, section 8(a), which requires a car manufacturer, under certain circumstances, to defend a car dealer against a claim "predicated upon the…
Rank this Week: 41

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 42

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts products liability, medical malpractice and dram shop liability news. By Alan H. Crede.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 63

Texas Personal Injury Attorney…

Texas Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Texas accidents. By Schechter McElwee Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P.

http://www.smslegal.com/blog
  • Jun 4

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche
    Fifteen employees were fired and five others disciplined after an internal investigation into GM’s handling of defective ignition switches, which have been linked to at least 13 fatalities. The investigation follows a recall in February…
  • Jun 1

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport
    Eight people were rescued Saturday from a burning fishing vessel off the coast of Freeport in Southeast Texas, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. A crewmember from a 48-foot fishing boat called the Coast Guard early Saturday evening to report…
  • May 28

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital
    Workers exposed to chlorine gas at a Georgia vegetable plant were taken to a hospital, according to fire department officials. Sixteen workers were decontaminated and released in good condition, while three were admitted to the hospital. An…
Rank this Week: 51

Gustavo Pamplona

Gustavo Pamplona

Direito Publico: constitucional, administrativo, ambiental e tributario.

http://gpamplona.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    FW: Pagamento Enviado (26489)

    FW: Pagamento Enviado (26489)
    Ola, boa tarde. Mandei depositar o dinheiro na sua conta. Confira ai o comprovante pra ver se esta tudo certo. Comprovante:   deposito-10-05-2014.zip                 …
  • May 9

    FW: Nota Fiscal Eletrônica Nf-E (20738)

    FW: Nota Fiscal Eletrônica Nf-E (20738)
    Prezado Sr.(a) Cliente Conforme solicitado segue o anexo da:   Nota Fiscal Eletrônica…
  • Mar 25

    Stillno reply from you yet?

    Stillno reply from you yet?
    Hello, You still have not responded to my first email after i have explained in detail the issue of your family perceived estate.Try and get back to me as soon as possible so that we can forge ahead on this issue immediately. Ala. [[ This…
Rank this Week: 56

The Charge

The Charge

Incorporates history and legal analysis to raise questions on criminal justice issues. By Victoria Nadel.

http://vln-thecharge.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Has the Supreme Judicial Court Disavowed Automatic Standing for Possessory Offenses?

    Has the Supreme Judicial Court Disavowed Automatic Standing for Possessory Offenses?
    Massachusetts courts decided long ago that where a possessory offense is charged, a defendant has automatic standing to challenge evidence. In a recent case, the Supreme Judicial Court seemed to pull back from that determination.  In…
  • Jul 22

    Our Republic's Long Tale Continue

    Our Republic's Long Tale Continue
    “Your tale is of the longest," observed Monks, moving restlessly in his chair.  “It is a true tale of grief and trial, and sorrow, young man," returned Mr. Brownlow, "and such tales usually are; if it were one of unmixed joy…
  • Jul 15

    The End of Joint Venture for Possessory Firearm Offenses: Commonwealth v. Humphries Exposes Theory Flaw

    The End of Joint Venture for Possessory Firearm Offenses: Commonwealth v. Humphries Exposes Theory Flaw
    Massachusetts has developed a rather unusual approach to accomplice liability when the Commonwealth's theory of the case is one of joint venture.  Having torn down the distinction between principal and participant, joint venture allows…
Rank this Week: 48

Respondeat

Respondeat

Covers New York state law specifically, and law and philosophy generally.

http://respondeat.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 68

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Apr 23

    Chancery Rejects Derivative Claim Against LLC

    Chancery Rejects Derivative Claim Against LLC
    A recent Court of Chancery opinion is notable as a reminder that the same requirement of pre-suit demand futility in the corporate context is also required to be satisfied as a prerequisite to asserting a derivative claim in the LLC…
  • Apr 23

    Chancery Grants Section 220 Demand

    Chancery Grants Section 220 Demand
    The Court of Chancery issued an important decision a few days ago for those who need to understand the latest nuances of Delaware law involving DGCL Section 220.  Readers of these pages for the last 12 years have seen highlights of a…
  • Apr 23

    Chancery: Creditor Has No Standing to Sue LLC Derivatively

    Chancery: Creditor Has No Standing to Sue LLC Derivatively
    The Delaware Court of Chancery recently addressed the attempts of a creditor to sue the controlling members of an LLC for breach of fiduciary duty and related claims in connection with allegations that those members deceived the creditor into…
Rank this Week: 151

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 152

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Apr 23

    Trump Tells Dreams to ‘Rest Easy’ Despite Publicized Raids, Arrests, and Deportation

    Trump Tells Dreams to ‘Rest Easy’ Despite Publicized Raids, Arrests, and Deportation
    On Friday, President Trump told Dreamers to ‘rest easy,’ reaffirming his administration’s commitment to target criminals for deportation rather than children brought to the United States illegally as children. The term…
  • Apr 22

    Frito-Lay Issues Voluntary Recall Amid Salmonella Concern

    Frito-Lay Issues Voluntary Recall Amid Salmonella Concern
    Salmonella is back in the news, this time resulting in a voluntary recall of some Frito-Lay chip varieties. Why the recall? Well, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that there is a “potential presence of salmonella in…
  • Apr 21

    Children’s Shelter Settles Lawsuit Over Sex Trafficking Allegation

    Children’s Shelter Settles Lawsuit Over Sex Trafficking Allegation
    A settlement has been reached between the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter, two other Monroe County nonprofits, and a 17-year-old girl who was sold into sex trafficking after the agencies failed to protect her, according to the lawsuit.…
Rank this Week: 143

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 23

    North Korea threatens US ship starting drills - CNNPolitics.com

    North Korea threatens US ship starting drills - CNNPolitics.com
    North Korea's state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun said in an editorial the country is ready to illustrate its "military force" by sinking a "nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike." via www.cnn.com They might be able to do it…
  • Apr 23

    French presidential election: Le Pen faces Macron in final round - CNN.com

    French presidential election: Le Pen faces Macron in final round - CNN.com
    (CNN)France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen will face a relative novice, the independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, in the final round of the country's presidential election, early projections suggest. via www.cnn.com Eh bien.
  • Apr 22

    The Troubling Link Between Allergies and Suicide - The Atlantic

    The Troubling Link Between Allergies and Suicide - The Atlantic
    Early in his career, Teodor Postolache, a psychiatry professor at the University of Maryland, was struck by a peculiar trend that comes up again and again in suicide research. Across decades and in various countries, suicide is much more…
Rank this Week: 132

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 23

    Article on Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise

    Article on Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise
    Andrew S. Gold & Paul B. Miller recently published an Article entitled, Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise, Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law (Forthcoming 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This chapter…
  • Apr 23

    Aaron Hernandez's Victims' Families Go to War over His Estate

    Aaron Hernandez's Victims' Families Go to War over His Estate
    The three families of Aaron Hernandez’s victims have pledged not to stop fighting for their share of his millions after the former NFL player committed suicide. Now, questions remain about how much of his money is left and how is...
  • Apr 22

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die
    Although the future of the federal estate tax is looking grim, some twenty states still impose their own estate or inheritance tax and some of their exemption rates are well below the current federal rate. More specifically, fourteen states…
Rank this Week: 146

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Apr 23

    Randazza: The March for Science … but was it?

    Randazza: The March for Science … but was it?
    By Randazza The "March for Science" seemed like a great idea. Science is awesome. Making decisions based on evidence and the scientific method is superior to making decisions based on superstition and emotion. So yay science. I'm certain (or…
  • Apr 20

    A Pony A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

    A Pony A Day Keeps the Doctor Away
    Hi there, I was just browsing Pope Hat and saw you were interested in animals from this post (https://www.popehat.com/2012/06/21/if-a-bigfoot-hunter-doesnt-have-his-reputation-what-does-he-have/). So I thought you might also be interested in…
  • Apr 19

    Alex Jones And The Rule of Goat

    Alex Jones And The Rule of Goat
    The LA Times, surely against its better judgment, has printed my thoughts about Alex Jones' "I'm playing a character" defense, complete with a slightly sanitized version of the Rule of Goats.
Rank this Week: 210

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Apr 23

    Failure To Cooperate Interim Suspension

    Failure To Cooperate Interim Suspension
    The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended an attorney for failure to respond to a disciplinary investigation. The attorney's felony conviction for intimidation was affirmed by the Indiana Court of Appeals last year In May 2014, Smith and his…
  • Apr 23

    Rector-Lawyer Disbarred For Child Porn Conviction

    Rector-Lawyer Disbarred For Child Porn Conviction
    The Florida Supreme Court disbarred an attorney convicted on child pornography charges. Bruce Charles Fehr, P.O. Box 1031, Coleman, disbarred effective immediately, following a Jan. 19 court order. (Admitted to practice: 1995) Fehr pleaded…
  • Apr 23

    Default On Failure To Appear Charge

    Default On Failure To Appear Charge
    An attorney who failed to appear after he had been released on his own recognizance should be disbarred, according to a recent recommendation of the California State Bar Court Review Department In early 2014, Respondent was arrested on a…
Rank this Week: 183

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    Happy Earth Day, all!  I've always thought that the perfect antidote to a Saturday spent in the great outdoors is a Sunday inside with some legal history.  Enjoy these book reviews and have a great weekend.The Guardian has a short…
  • Apr 21

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    "Who among us," asks Richard Murphy, Texas Tech University School of Law, over at Notice & Comment Blog, "does not occasionally enjoy a forgotten nineteenth-century Supreme Court decision adopting a super-powerful form of deference that…
  • Apr 21

    Kennington on St. Louis Freedom Suit

    Kennington on St. Louis Freedom Suit
    Just out with the University of Georgia Press is In the Shadow of Dred Scott: St. Louis Freedom Suits and the Legal Culture of Slavery in Antebellum America by Kelly M. Kennington, Auburn University. The book is part of the Early American…
Rank this Week: 122

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 22

    Announcing Supreme Court Opinion

    Announcing Supreme Court Opinion
    I’ve been listening to audio on oyez.org of the public announcements in famous recent Supreme Court opinions. (I was in the Court for the announcement of City of Boerne v. Flores, by sheer happenstance.) While these statements are…
  • Apr 21

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt
      Concurring Opinions is delighted to introduce Professor Lisa Pruitt, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law. Her interests include Law and Rural Livelihoods, Feminist Jurisprudence, the Legal Profession,…
  • Apr 21

    Harlan Fiske Stone

    Harlan Fiske Stone
    One person who probably deserves a new biography is Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone. I just finished reading Alpheus Mason’s book on the Justice, which was written in 1956.  It’s a thorough and engaging account, but there…
Rank this Week: 127

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Apr 22

    FL Ethics Board Clears AG Bondi Over Trump Contribution

    FL Ethics Board Clears AG Bondi Over Trump Contribution
    Palm Beach Post: After conducting a probe that included a face-to-face interview with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, the state’s ethics commission is throwing out complaints related to Bondi’s decision to seek a $25,000…
  • Apr 21

    Quote of the Day: Donald Trump Voter Fraud Edition

    Quote of the Day: Donald Trump Voter Fraud Edition
    “OK and if anything happens you have my power of attorney and you be sure to vote for Donald Trump for me’.” —-Woman’s instructions to her daughter in North Carolina to vote her absentee ballot for Trump if she…
  • Apr 21

    “Audit finds 5oo cases of illegal votes in NC; Undermines GOP claims of widespread fraud”

    “Audit finds 5oo cases of illegal votes in NC; Undermines GOP claims of widespread fraud”
    AP: North Carolina elections officials found that about 500 ineligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 general election — but not enough to change the outcome of any race, according to an audit released Friday. The State Board of…
Rank this Week: 74

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Apr 22

    One Take on the Report of the Independent Directors of Wells Fargo: Vote the Bums Out

    One Take on the Report of the Independent Directors of Wells Fargo: Vote the Bums Out
    Next Tuesday, the 25th of April, the shareholders of Wells Fargo will meet for the first time since the news of the massive Wells Fargo mis-selling scandal broke last September when the firm was hit with penalties of $185 million for opening…
  • Apr 22

    Lessons Learned from the Wells Fargo Sales Practices Investigation Report

    Lessons Learned from the Wells Fargo Sales Practices Investigation Report
    On April 10, 2017, a committee of independent directors of Wells Fargo released a 110-page report on the results of an investigation into the root causes of improper sales practices at Wells Fargo’s Community Bank (the “Community…
  • Apr 21

    Corporate Governance

    Corporate Governance
    In a brilliant must-read article in the May-June 2017 issue of the Harvard Business Review, Joseph L. Bower and Lynn S. Paine show the fallacies of the economic theories and statistical studies that have been used since 1970 to justify…
Rank this Week: 118

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 142

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Covers legal issues facing the fashion, apparel and textile industry. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.fashionapparellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 78

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle
    Alex Jones a right wing talk show host in Austin Texas is currently embroiled in a child custody battle.  Apparently he is quite outspoken and his on show persona is now in question.  The child custody battle with his wife Kelly…
  • Apr 18

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence
    Often parties to a marriage buy a home and eventually when the divorce comes are trying to split the marital equities and debts.  One of the hardest assets to divide is the marital residence.  Why is it hard to divide? Often there…
  • Apr 13

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce
    It finally has happened.   I guess some would say the inevitable.  But Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have finally called it quits after what appeared to be an on again off again relationship.  Jennifer Garner filed a Petition…
Rank this Week: 177

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: 110

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    "Is this covered by my dental plan?"

    "Is this covered by my dental plan?"
    Fair question:"[H]e performed a tooth extraction while standing on a hoverboard"Finally! An ICD 10 code I could not find.[Hat Tip: Notorious MWR]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Apr 21

    Dogs & Flea

    Dogs & Flea
    Back in the day, the insurance industry went all-in on ObamaCare (after all, what's not to love about a law that requires citizens to buy one's product?). And it appeared to be kind of a no-brainer: rack up big losses? No problemmo, we'll…
  • Apr 20

    Another Agent Acting (VERY) Badly

    Another Agent Acting (VERY) Badly
    This is so wrong, on so many levels:"An insurance agent has been indicted by a grand jury after prosecutors say she scammed an elderly woman out of nearly $40,000 in cash and annuities."The agent, Mary Hawkey, apparently convinced her elderly…
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • Apr 21

    Killing suspect shouldn't justify secrecy about police action

    Killing suspect shouldn't justify secrecy about police action
    At the Statesman, Eric Dexheimer has a story on a young man repeatedly tazed by police while he was high on LSD - including a sustained zap to the crotch, at one point in the video - but because the boy died and so was never convicted of…
  • Apr 21

    Poll: GOP primary voters support raise-the-age, decarceration bill

    Poll: GOP primary voters support raise-the-age, decarceration bill
    Republican pollster Mike Baselice has released a memo with opinion poll results on several important criminal justice topics (poll here, coverage here), focusing especially on the views of Republican primary voters. For example, a whopping 86…
  • Apr 18

    Declining juvie crime, post-'07 reforms, make raise-the-age bill practical, feasible

    Declining juvie crime, post-'07 reforms, make raise-the-age bill practical, feasible
    It's that time of the year at the Texas Legislature where everything moves so fast and the politics are so fluid that horse race coverage (what will or won't pass) is basically meaningless. Now is the time for observation and debate on these…
Rank this Week: 192

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Apr 21

    William Gillis: Most Recent Complaint Has Customer Seeking $1 million in Damage

    William Gillis: Most Recent Complaint Has Customer Seeking $1 million in Damage
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 17, 2017 indicate that former Seattle-based National Securities broker William Gillis has received several resolved or pending customer disputes and is…
  • Apr 21

    Terry Roussel: Four Regulatory Sanction

    Terry Roussel: Four Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 17, 2017 indicate that former California-based Pacific Cornerstone Capital broker Terry Roussel has been sanctioned by FINRA and is currently…
  • Apr 21

    Richard Martin Has Received Thirteen Customer Complaint

    Richard Martin Has Received Thirteen Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 17, 2017 indicate that former GF Investment Services and Global Strategic Investments broker Richard Martin has been named in a pending FINRA…
Rank this Week: 125

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 91

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Apr 21

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/21/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/21/17
    How Google Eats a Business Whole — “‘I didn’t understand the benefit to us,’ he said. ‘It’s a big ask. Like, ‘hey, let us tap into the most valuable thing that you have, that has taken years to…
  • Apr 17

    Mavrix v LiveJournal: Preserving Incentives to Address Online Infringement

    Mavrix v LiveJournal: Preserving Incentives to Address Online Infringement
    On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Ninth Circuit published its opinion in Mavrix Photographs v LiveJournal, a potentially significant decision touching on a number of provisions in Section 512 of the Copyright Act, which was passed as part of the…
  • Apr 14

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/14/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/14/17
    How Google Book Search Got Lost — Scott Rosenberg writes about how the service has become almost dormant: “The Google Books ‘History’ page trails off in 2007, and its blog stopped updating in 2012, after which it got…
Rank this Week: 161

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Starting May 1, 2017 USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Document

    Starting May 1, 2017 USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Document
    Part of an employer’s job is to review I-9 documentation at the start of employment, including Green Cards. But for employers, knowing what is real vs. fake, can be an issue.  My colleagues have prepared this update to one form of…
  • Apr 18

    Relaunch of Blog Coming Soon

    Relaunch of Blog Coming Soon
    As you might have noticed, things have been a bit slower around these parts.  There are a bunch of reasons for that (clients, cases, family, commitments, etc.), but in part, it’s because I’ve been thinking about the…
  • Apr 13

    Pay Equity Bill Passes House; Awaits Senate Vote

    Pay Equity Bill Passes House; Awaits Senate Vote
    voted to pass legislation that would promote pay equity among men and women. However, the bill lacks a key provision that would have barred prospective employers from inquiring into an applicant’s salary history. The CT Mirror and…
Rank this Week: 88