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Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
Rank this Week: 45

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jan 27

    Avoiding Financial Ruin The Second Time Around

    Avoiding Financial Ruin The Second Time Around
    While love may be lovelier the second time around, it may be much more complicated if it does not last. Second marriages already struggle, as they have a divorce rate exceeding 60 percent. Most of these divorces will not result...
  • Jan 27

    Taxing Tax-Free Plan

    Taxing Tax-Free Plan
    The Obama administration’s fight for the middle class, which was made known in last week’s State of the Union address, may also include a war on 529 College Saving plans. Many people who are saving for their kids’ education are...
  • Jan 27

    The 1023-EZ for Smaller Charitie

    The 1023-EZ for Smaller Charitie
    As I have previously discussed, the Form 1023-EZ released by the IRS in July offers a shorter and simplified three-page application form for smaller charities. The EZ form also offers a lower fee of $400, a quicker approval process, and...
Rank this Week: 48

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

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

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

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

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

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

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

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

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 47

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jan 27

    Antitrust Arbitration and Illinois Brick

    Antitrust Arbitration and Illinois Brick
    Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School and Christopher R. Leslie, University of California, Irvine School of Law analyze Antitrust Arbitration and Illinois Brick. ABSTRACT: For nearly forty years, since the Supreme Court decision in Illinois…
  • Jan 27

    Search Costs, Information Exchange and Sales Concentration in the Digital Music Industry

    Search Costs, Information Exchange and Sales Concentration in the Digital Music Industry
    Nestor Duch-Brown (European Commission - JRC - IPTS) and Bertin Martens (European Commission - JRC - IPTS) identify Search Costs, Information Exchange and Sales Concentration in the Digital Music Industry. ABSTRACT: It is often assumed that…
  • Jan 27

    American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is seeking a senior Ph.D. economist

    American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is seeking a senior Ph.D. economist
    Title:Senior Economist Location: United States (full time) Salary Range: $100,000 - $135,000 Position Closing Date: March 6, 2015 The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is seeking a Ph.D. economist with exceptional skills and interests in…
Rank this Week: 49

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Woman Injured in Anaheim Car Accident

    Woman Injured in Anaheim Car Accident
    A woman was injured in an Anaheim car accident after two cars collided. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred on South Knott Avenue between West Olinda Lane and West Ariel Place the afternoon of…
  • Jan 18

    Pedestrian Killed In San Bernardino Crosswalk Accident

    Pedestrian Killed In San Bernardino Crosswalk Accident
    Guy Burling, 54, was killed in a San Bernardino pedestrian accident when he was struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the fatal pedestrian collision occurred the afternoon of January 13, 2015…
  • Jan 14

    Driver Charged with Child Endangerment in Anaheim School Bus Accident

    Driver Charged with Child Endangerment in Anaheim School Bus Accident
    A former school bus driver who officials say passed out while taking a group of kids home and crashed into a tree is facing felony child abuse and endangerment as a well ad perjury charges in connection with a school bus crash in Anaheim…
Rank this Week: 50

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jan 27

    Kamin Presents Designing Legislation That Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty Today at NYU

    Kamin Presents Designing Legislation That Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty Today at NYU
    David Kamin (NYU) presents In Good Times and Bad: Designing Legislation That Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel Shaviro and Alan Viard: Congress often moves slowly to…
  • Jan 27

    TPC Program on Dynamic Scoring: Now What?

    TPC Program on Dynamic Scoring: Now What?
    The Tax Policy Center hosted a program yesterday on Dynamic Scoring: Now What? (video here): On January 26, the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings took a close look at how…
  • Jan 27

    CBO Projects Tepid Economic Growth, Rising Deficits Despite Rising Revenue

    CBO Projects Tepid Economic Growth, Rising Deficits Despite Rising Revenue
    Congressional Budget Office, The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2015 to 2025 Congressional Budget Office, The Economic Outlook for 2015 to 2025 in 17 Slides Congressional Budget Office, Presentation with the Release of the Budget and Economic…
Rank this Week: 52

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

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

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

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

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

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

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 51

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
Rank this Week: 54

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 18

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed
    Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. retained the law firm of Rubin and Debski, P.A. (now known as Debski & Associates, P.A.) to sue our client on a credit card debt.  In addition to collecting on the debt itself, the debt collection lawyers…
  • Jan 8

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit
    Our client was looking for a reliable and dependable car for her family.  Even though she asked numerous questions before buying the car, she later discovered the car she bought was not what it had been represented to be, and was far…
  • Jan 7

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice
    Our client purchased a vehicle based on the mileage that was advertised by the used car dealership.  Shortly after purchasing the vehicle, he discovered there were almost twice as many miles on the vehicle than what had been advertised,…
Rank this Week: 53

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 2

    Japanese Court Removal Request

    Japanese Court Removal Request
    International: Japanese Court Removal Request; <br> <i>From:</i> ( Japan) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc.
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
Rank this Week: 55

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    US Patent 8,940,520 to Pond Biofuel

    US Patent 8,940,520 to Pond Biofuel
    --United States Patent8,940,520Martin ,   et al.January 27, 2015--First claim--1. A process of growing a phototrophic biomass in a reaction zone, wherein the reaction zone includes an operative reaction mixture, wherein the operative…
  • Jan 27

    CAFC affirms PTAB in Plas-Pak

    CAFC affirms PTAB in Plas-Pak
    From Plas-Pak as to obviousness:-- Where “a patent claims a structure already known in the prior art that is altered by the mere substitution of one element for another known in the field, the combination must do more than…
  • Jan 27

    Teva, Sandoz each act after Supreme Court decision

    Teva, Sandoz each act after Supreme Court decision
    The ScotusBlog discusses current timing issues in Teva v. Sandoz:--Specifically, Sandoz and three other generics on Friday asked the Court not to wait the usual twenty-five days to put its new decision into effect, saying that each day is…
Rank this Week: 56

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
Rank this Week: 57

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Job Opening: Oslo - PluriCourts (Research Professor and Coordinator in Political Science)

    Job Opening: Oslo - PluriCourts (Research Professor and Coordinator in Political Science)
    The University of Oslo Faculty of Law, by PluriCourts - Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, invites applications for the position of Research Professor and Coordinator in political science for…
  • Jan 27

    Call for Papers: 15th BIICL WTO Conference

    Call for Papers: 15th BIICL WTO Conference
    The British Institute of International and Comparative Law has issued a call for papers for its 15th WTO conference, to be held May 7, 2015, in London. Here's the call:Call for Papers: 15th BIICL WTO ConferenceThe Annual WTO Conference was…
  • Jan 27

    Ziegler: The Relationship between EU Law and International Law

    Ziegler: The Relationship between EU Law and International Law
    Katja S. Ziegler (Univ. of Leicester - Law) has posted The Relationship between EU Law and International Law (in Companion to EU and International Law, D. Patterson & A. Soderston eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:How do EU law and…
Rank this Week: 59

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 58

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 60

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jan 27

    A Subdued Year for Securities Class Action

    A Subdued Year for Securities Class Action
    Plaintiffs' lawyers dodged a bullet last year when the U.S. Supreme Court spared a quarter-century-old precedent that had served as the legal linchpin of the modern investor class-action case. Despite that win, a new report suggests that…
  • Jan 27

    FTC Recommends Limits on Data Collection Via Internet of Thing

    FTC Recommends Limits on Data Collection Via Internet of Thing
    Internet-connected wearables, cars, thermostats, ad infinitum are all the rage in Silicon Valley. But those devices can come with security and privacy holes that leave consumers exposed, regulators warned.
  • Jan 27

    For Foreign Law Firms in China, It’s Survival of the Fittest

    For Foreign Law Firms in China, It’s Survival of the Fittest
    The gamble of doing business in China came into sharp relief this past week when one U.S. law firm parted ways with China while another global firm took its relationship with the country to a whole new level.
Rank this Week: 63

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 62

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    The “Inequitable” Billion-Dollar Divorce

    The “Inequitable” Billion-Dollar Divorce
    Appeals Filed By Both Sides Previously on this Blog, Livesay & Myers, P.C. senior associate Matthew Smith explained the decision rendered in the divorce action between Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm and his now-ex-wife, Sue…
  • Jan 21

    Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia

    Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia
    As everyone knows at this point, same-sex marriage is now legal in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On October 7, 2014 Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order #30 titled “Marriage Equality in the Commonwealth of…
  • Nov 24

    Marijuana Use in Virginia? Not So Fast, My Friend!

    Marijuana Use in Virginia? Not So Fast, My Friend!
    In recent weeks, the news has featured many stories on the growing trend of the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana use and possession. This past Election Day, voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C. approved measures that…
Rank this Week: 61

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 65

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Jan 23

    Home Sweet Home: A Retired Florida Woman Living Aboard a Cruise Ship for 7 Years Shares Her Story

    Home Sweet Home: A Retired Florida Woman Living Aboard a Cruise Ship for 7 Years Shares Her Story
    Cruise vacations can bring wonderful memories when cruise lines take proper safety precautions and when nothing goes wrong—but one woman took her love of cruise vacations to the next level. Lee Wachtstetter is an 86-year-old widow who…
  • Jan 21

    Cruise Ship Pollution: An Increasing Problem

    Cruise Ship Pollution: An Increasing Problem
    Cruise ships have long been known to be major air and water polluters. One New York Times correspondent recently wrote a column about the problem, citing lack of proper regulation as the main contributing factor to both accidents and…
  • Jan 20

    Oasis of the Seas Overboard Accident Raises Questions Over Cruise Ship Safety and Cruise Accident Reporting

    Oasis of the Seas Overboard Accident Raises Questions Over Cruise Ship Safety and Cruise Accident Reporting
    In our last blog, we discussed the strange cruise ship overboard accident that has made headlines across the nation. A Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas passenger mysteriously fell overboard last week and was rescued by the Disney Magic. But…
Rank this Week: 64

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

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

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 68

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 26

    Juez cambia el nombre a la niña Nutella

    Juez cambia el nombre a la niña Nutella
    Un juez de la corte familiar de Valenciennes, en el norte de Francia, ordenó el cambio de nombre de una niña nacida el pasado mes de septiembre de Nutella a Ella, por considerar que el nombre elegido por los padres no era en el…
  • Jan 26

    Condenan a médicos por recibir pagos de un laboratorio

    Condenan a médicos por recibir pagos de un laboratorio
    Este lunes la Corte del Distrito Central de Seúl, Corea del Sur, impuso multas de hasta 4 millones de wons, equivalentes a $3,700 dólares, a 90 médicos por recibir dádivas ilegales del laboratorio…
  • Jan 26

    Iniciativa para prohibir el embargo de mascota

    Iniciativa para prohibir el embargo de mascota
    Ante la Duma del Estado, poder legislativo de Rusia, se ha presentado una iniciativa de ley para prohibir el embargo de las mascotas de los deudores por parte de los cobradores de deudas que usan esta táctica para lograr un pronto…
Rank this Week: 67

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 66

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 27

    “Accidentally” Punching A Resident

    “Accidentally” Punching A Resident
    ABC reported that a nursing home employee was arrested for punching a 93-year-old woman. Anita Watford is charged with abuse or neglect of a protected person.  Watford, a nursing assistant, is accused of punching an elderly…
  • Jan 26

    Less People Are Delaying Treatment

    Less People Are Delaying Treatment
    Los Angeles Times: Fewer Americans Delayed Needed Medical Care In 2014, Survey Says  From 2012 to 2014, the share of consumers delaying a recommended test or treatment or not filling a prescription fell by nearly a third. And the…
  • Jan 25

    Sexual Assault of Vulnerable Adult

    Sexual Assault of Vulnerable Adult
    ABC7 reported that David Moreno, former maintenance worker for Yorba Linda assisted living senior homes, was charged and sentenced for sexually violating a 69 year old disabled woman. Prosecutors state that Moreno committed the acts from…
Rank this Week: 71

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    1 Child Dead, 4 Sickened After Consuming Raw “Bath Milk” in Australia

    1 Child Dead, 4 Sickened After Consuming Raw “Bath Milk” in Australia
    Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Dr Rosemary Lester has issued a warning about the dangers of drinking raw cow’s milk. Her warning has been prompted by five cases of gastroenteritis illness... Continue Reading
  • Dec 2

    E. coli Recall: Cargill Recalls Ground Beef From Canadian Walmart

    E. coli Recall: Cargill Recalls Ground Beef From Canadian Walmart
    Cargill Meat Solutions (Est. 700) is recalling Your Fresh Market brand ground beef products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The following products have been sold... Continue Reading
  • Nov 23

    Ranchers Legacy Meat Recalls Ground Beef with Possible E. coli O157:H&

    Ranchers Legacy Meat Recalls Ground Beef with Possible E. coli O157:H&amp;
    Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., of Vadnais Heights, Minn., is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coliO157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 70

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Jan 23

    Firms that name a “Director of Pricing” miss the boat

    Firms that name a “Director of Pricing” miss the boat
    Many firms have created a job for “pricing.” The reason for doing so is that firms don’t have much experience with non-hourly billing, but clients are demanding non-hourly fee arrangements.  Since the firms want to make…
  • Jan 13

    Upcoming Conference on Legal Procurement

    Upcoming Conference on Legal Procurement
    My friend Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein leads the legal procurement organization, Buying Legal Council.  Silvia and her group are holding a conference in New York City on February 2, 2015, Pricing and Collaboration.  The program…
  • Jan 9

    Lawyers Can’t Help Themselves: Client Gouging is just a way of life

    Lawyers Can’t Help Themselves: Client Gouging is just a way of life
    In reading my morning mail, this post caught my eye: Don’t Lose Your Shirt When Raising Fees.  So I read the post, written by the CFO of a firm named Rivkin Radler.  It contains 5 suggestions on how to raise your rates and…
Rank this Week: 72

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jan 27

    One less lawyer on the Lax O’Sullivan couch

    One less lawyer on the Lax O’Sullivan couch
    There will be one less partner on the virtual couch at Lax O’Sullivan Scott Lisus LLP and in the firm’s legendary holiday card as Charles Scott departs for a new solo career.Scott announced Tuesday he has left the firm after 13…
  • Jan 27

    Dentons, Dacheng make it official

    Dentons, Dacheng make it official
    Multinational law firm Dentons and China’s biggest legal practice Dacheng Law Offices said on Tuesday they had signed off on their merger, a move that will create the world’s biggest law firm.The new firm, which will be only the…
  • Jan 27

    Legal news roundup - January 27, 2015

    Legal news roundup - January 27, 2015
    CanadaCalgary man given three-year sentence for crash that killed man, Canadian PressWorkers hurt in refinery explosion ask WCB for right to sue for damages, Canadian PressLawyer of accused man who allegedly killed girl says client was…
Rank this Week: 76

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 73

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

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

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Jan 25

    IRS is Hard Boiled on Poached "Eggs Fu Young"

    IRS is Hard Boiled on Poached &quot;Eggs Fu Young&quot;
    Compensation for pain and suffering resulting from the consensual performance of a service contract is not “damages” under I.R.C. section 104(a)(2) and must be included in gross income This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Jan 23

    Cash in Your Structured Settlement So You Can Enjoy Your Weekend?

    Cash in Your Structured Settlement So You Can Enjoy Your Weekend?
    So you get some tender vittles in your wallet, but it's not for going out and joining everyone who is "twerking for the weekend" Lovergirl. Selling your structured settlement is expensive money. It... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Jan 23

    What is A Structured Annuity?

    What is A Structured Annuity?
    A structured annuity is a type of qualified funding asset used to fund the payment of future damages from the settlement of a lawsuit or legal dispute. A structured annuity is fully customizable... This is a content summary only. Please click…
Rank this Week: 75

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Highland Police Seek Witnesses In Fatal Pedestrian Accident

    Highland Police Seek Witnesses In Fatal Pedestrian Accident
    Police officers in Highland, San Bernardino County, are looking for witnesses in a car accident that left a pedestrian seriously injured. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred the afternoon…
  • Jan 14

    Man Killed in Costa Mesa Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Costa Mesa Motorcycle Accident
    David Christmas, 23, was killed in a Costa Mesa motorcycle accident after a vehicle turning left struck him at the street intersection. According to a report in the Daily Pilot, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred at the intersection of…
  • Jan 12

    Four Injured In 57 Freeway Chain Reaction Crash

    Four Injured In 57 Freeway Chain Reaction Crash
    At least four people, including two children, were injured in a chain-reaction car accident in Anaheim the morning of January 9, 2014. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred on the 57 Freeway…
Rank this Week: 74

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    Home Buyer Beware: Real Estate Representation Agreement

    Home Buyer Beware: Real Estate Representation Agreement
    A cautionary tale on the consequences - and potential financial risks - of signing an exclusive representation agreement with an Ontario real estate agent.- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our…
  • Jan 26

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of January 19, 2015

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of January 19, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for the week of January 19, 2015: Arrival of electronic document delivery drags Ontario lawyers kicking and screaming into the 21st Century Game change: Jamaica is about…
  • Jan 23

    Tips on Law Blogging

    Tips on Law Blogging
    With the 10 year anniversary of Wise Law Blog rapidly approaching  this April, my thoughts have turned recently to the nuts and bolts of law blogging. There are numerous articles online about the virtues of law blogging, and all…
Rank this Week: 78

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Jan 23

    Sign up now for the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course

    Sign up now for the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course
    At Princeton I taught a course on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies during the semester that just ended. Joe Bonneau unofficially co-taught it with me. Based on student feedback and what we accomplished in the course, it was extremely…
  • Jan 21

    Anonymous programmers can be identified by analyzing coding style

    Anonymous programmers can be identified by analyzing coding style
    Every programmer learns to code in a unique way which results in distinguishing “fingerprints” in coding style. These fingerprints can be used to compare the source code of known programmers with an anonymous piece of source code…
  • Jan 17

    Shaping Wi-Fi’s future: the wireless-mobile convergence

    Shaping Wi-Fi’s future: the wireless-mobile convergence
    According to recent news, Comcast is being sued because it is taking advantage of users’ resources to build up its own nationwide Wi-Fi network. Since mid-2013 the company has been updating consumers’ routers by installing new…
Rank this Week: 79

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Nov 14

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”
    Update (November 14, 2014): Since my earlier post on Bruce Carneil Webster’s case, below (the death penalty case in which Dorsey & Whitney lawyers are fighting for Webster, a mentally retarded man on death row), Webster lost the…
  • Nov 13

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.
    Update (November 13, 2014): This endless case might be nearing its end, with the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ dramatic reduction in the trial court’s award of the victorious Plaintiff’s lawyers’ fees. We conclude…
  • Nov 12

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 77

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jan 26

    FOIA Documents Reveal Massive DEA Program to Record American’s Whereabouts With License Plate Reader

    FOIA Documents Reveal Massive DEA Program to Record American’s Whereabouts With License Plate Reader
    The Drug Enforcement Administration has initiated a massive national license plate reader program with major civil liberties concerns but disclosed very few details, according to new DEA documents obtained by the ACLU through the Freedom of…
  • Jan 26

    On Women's Health, the House Trades One Bad Idea for Another

    On Women's Health, the House Trades One Bad Idea for Another
    Watching Congress' actions toward women last week might leave you confused about what year it is. Instead of advancing a single policy designed to help women, the U.S. House of Representatives has chosen to attack women's health any way it…
  • Jan 23

    Will Justice Scalia Be the Savior of the Fair Housing Act?

    Will Justice Scalia Be the Savior of the Fair Housing Act?
    Going into this week's argument in Inclusive Communities Project, a Supreme Court case that will determine the future of the Fair Housing Act, all eyes were on Justice Kennedy. It's often Justice Kennedy who casts the deciding vote in cases…
Rank this Week: 80

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 27

    Workplace Resolution #3: Watch What You Say Online…

    Workplace Resolution #3: Watch What You Say Online…
    What you say online stays online and could get you fired. It is becoming increasingly clear in Canada that offensive or disparaging online statements can merit termination for cause, particularly where the conduct has a…
  • Jan 27

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Don’t Worry About Overcharging Your Mobile Device…
  • Jan 27

    Tell Better Storie

    Tell Better Storie
    Podcasting has become something of a recurring joke around my office this year. One of my colleagues has recently become intrigued by the medium, and is eager to find suitable client or in-house projects where our agency can work in this…
Rank this Week: 81

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    Distributor's TM registration blocks manufacturer's claim

    Distributor's TM registration blocks manufacturer's claim
    Mighty Enterprises, Inc. v. She Hong Indus. Co. Ltd., 2015 WL 276771, No. 2:14–cv–06516 (C.D. Cal. Jan. 22, 2015) Mighty distributes and services heavy machinery. She Hong makes heavy machinery under the name…
  • Jan 26

    No standing for injunction-only cla

    No standing for injunction-only cla
    Graiser v. Visionworks of America, 2015 WL 248003, No. 1:14–CV–01641 (N.D. Ohio Jan. 20, 2015) Graiser sought an injunction on behalf of a putative class based on his false advertising claims, which alleged that…
  • Jan 26

    Mapping the law prof twitterverse

    Mapping the law prof twitterverse
    Ryan Whalen maps the law prof Twitterverse.  My eccentricity turns out to be 4.0.  I’m not sure what that means, but based on the name, I probably would have guessed higher.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 84

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Jan 13

    The Great Litigation Game

    The Great Litigation Game
    Cain and Solomon have published their paper, A Great Game: The Dynamics of State Competition and Litigation. They find evidence of competition, perhaps inadvertant, for corporate litigation: We theorize a multi-dimensional picture of…
  • Jan 13

    Insider trading may derail merger

    Insider trading may derail merger
    In China, a merger between two large state-owned railroad companies may be heading for trouble. Why? Apparently 20 executives in both companies AND their families were engaged in insider trading in the 6 months leading up to the announcement…
  • Jan 9

    Bill like a banker

    Bill like a banker
    Don't like the billable hour? Then bill like a banker. AmLawDaily has been poking around the CVR docket and they pulled a copy of Wachtell's fee letter. The American Lawyer has obtained what appears to be a standard fee agreement...
Rank this Week: 82

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 83

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

http://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/news/
  • Aug 24

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American &amp; Latino Studie
    In recognition of the mounting importance of Latin America as both a rapidly growing global legal market and the hub of much U.S. immigration debate, the University of Pennsylvania Law School has established the innovative Certificate of…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87
    The Comedy Cellar opened in 1980, long after venues such as the 1960s-era Improv set the tone. But the Comedy Cellar made comic hay just the same, earning sell-out after sell-out of its 115-seat room as well as a string of accolades including…
  • Aug 12

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 85

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jan 27

    Best of 2009: Dr. Ye

    Best of 2009: Dr. Ye
    Originally posted 2009-07-06 08:40:30. Republished by Blog Post PromoterPublished on July 6th, 2009. Just a scant day after I was using the mythical man from MI6’s movie mug to mock our former colonial overlords for their…
  • Jan 27

    Best of 2009: “Infinity Dollars” — IP damages and the jury, Part 1

    Best of 2009: “Infinity Dollars” — IP damages and the jury, Part 1
    Originally posted 2009-06-19 12:07:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA lot of people, including judges, lawyers and civilians, don’t seem to really understand what statutory damages are all about.  They are not supposed to be a…
  • Jan 27

    Best of 2009: McBummer: Thoughts on the McFamily of Trademarks McConcept

    Best of 2009: McBummer: Thoughts on the McFamily of Trademarks McConcept
    Originally posted 2009-05-11 16:14:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’ve written before about the odd cultural juxtaposition of McDonald’s and the Muslim world.  It turns out I don’t know the half of it! …
Rank this Week: 86

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jan 27

    DURBIN, DELAURO TO HOLD PRESS CALL ANNOUNCING BILL TO CREATE SINGLE FOOD SAFETY AGENCY

    DURBIN, DELAURO TO HOLD PRESS CALL ANNOUNCING BILL TO CREATE SINGLE FOOD SAFETY AGENCY
    Foodborne disease impacts 48 million Americans every year [WASHINGTON, DC] — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) will hold a press conference call tomorrow at 1:00 PM CT / 2:00 PM ET announcing…
  • Jan 26

    Profile of a Food Safety System in Need of Work – Bill Marler

    Profile of a Food Safety System in Need of Work – Bill Marler
    The New Yorker – A Bug in the System – Why last night’s chicken made you sick – A lawyer is leading the fight to keep contaminated food off the supermarket shelf.  WIL S. HYLTON’s piece in this week’s…
  • Jan 25

    2013 Salmonella Outbreak at North Carolina Holiday Inn

    2013 Salmonella Outbreak at North Carolina Holiday Inn
    A.        Initial Public Health Response   Active and enhanced passive surveillance were performed to determine the extent of the outbreak.  A news release was issued by the Cumberland County…
Rank this Week: 90

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    French say "non!" to nutty name

    French say "non!" to nutty name
    "French court stops child from being named Nutella" is the title of a BBC news item today. This item reads, in relevant part: A French court has stopped parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread, ruling that it…
  • Jan 27

    Life as a patent examiner according to the EPO - paid-for article in the New Scientist

    Life as a patent examiner according to the EPO - paid-for article in the New Scientist
    Fresh from publishing the thoughts of a former member of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office, Merpel just noticed this article: A day in the life of a patent examiner appearing in the New Scientist.Merpel was immediately…
  • Jan 27

    Disciplinary authority over the EPO Boards of Appeal: a former member speak

    Disciplinary authority over the EPO Boards of Appeal: a former member speak
    A Cat speaks ...The events that unfolded in the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich in December 2014 have been extensively covered by Merpel on this blog, and have attracted many comments.  Almost the entirety of the internal members,…
Rank this Week: 89

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/
Rank this Week: 88

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

Covers International Trade Commission cases and news. By Oblon Spivak.

http://www.itcblog.com
Rank this Week: 87