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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 2

    Saturday Open Thread

    Saturday Open Thread
    Congratulations to Kate and William, the Dutchess and Duke of Cambridge, and a warm welcome to the newborn Princess of Cambridge. [More...] They are such a happy looking couple, here's one more: This is an open thread, all topics…
  • May 1

    Indictments in Chris Christie Bridge Case

    Indictments in Chris Christie Bridge Case
    William Barone and Bridget Anne Kelly have been indicted in the Chris Christie bridge scandal. The Indictment is here and is quite detailed. It does not appear to implicate Chris Christie. Barone is the former deputy executive director of…
  • May 1

    Six Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

    Six Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death
    Six officers have been charged in Freddie Gray's death. The van driver was charged with second-degree "depraved heart" murder. The charges against the others include involuntary manslaughter, assault and false imprisonment and misconduct…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Disbarred Attorney Sent to Prison for Recording False Tax and Bank Release

    Disbarred Attorney Sent to Prison for Recording False Tax and Bank Release
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. John C. McBride, 66, Boston, Massachusetts, who was disbarred in 2007 after practicing law for more than three decades, was sentenced to federal prison for tax and bank fraud violations. His crimes arose in connection…
  • Apr 30

    Former Accounting Officer for Beazer Home Receives 10 Year Sentence

    Former Accounting Officer for Beazer Home Receives 10 Year Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael T. Rand, 52, Sandy Springs, Georgia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. to 120 months in prison and to three years of supervised release on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges in…
  • Apr 29

    Investor Receives 4 Year Sentence for Illegal Flipping Scheme

    Investor Receives 4 Year Sentence for Illegal Flipping Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Benny Chetcuti, Jr., 60, Walnut Creek. California, was sentenced to 51 months in prison, and ordered to pay $21,823,526.10 in restitution, as well as forfeit $3,968,995 in proceeds obtained from a multi-year real estate…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
Rank this Week: 4

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • May 2

    Coverage of Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

    Coverage of Berkshire Hathaway Meeting
    Some 40,000 investors are expected to flock to Omaha to listen to Warren E. Buffett. DealBook will have live reports throughout the day.
  • May 1

    A Milestone for Warren Buffett, and Profits for Investor

    A Milestone for Warren Buffett, and Profits for Investor
    Berkshire Hathaway, Mr. Buffett’s holding company reported on Friday that first-quarter profit rose 10 percent and operating results easily beat forecasts, helped by its railroad and insurance businesses and gains from derivatives.
  • May 1

    A.I.G. Considers How to Act With Sifi Tag

    A.I.G. Considers How to Act With Sifi Tag
    Peter Hancock, the chief executive of the American International Group, did not rule out strategic changes to escape heightened regulatory scrutiny.
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
  • Apr 22

    TN - The Insanity of the SOR

    TN - The Insanity of the SOR
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Freedom Lost: I pled guilty to a charge of sexual battery in 2001. The "alleged" crime was against a women I lived with and had…
  • Apr 22

    SC - Everyone not treated the same

    SC - Everyone not treated the same
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Steven: I was arrested in 2009 for touching a teenager while extremely intoxicated. No excuse but still it happened. It was never…
Rank this Week: 6

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 2

    BETTER BREAKFAST WITH CROWLEY

    BETTER BREAKFAST WITH CROWLEY
    ABNY Breakfast with U.S. Congressman Joe Crowley Dear ABNY Friends: The Association for a Better New York cordially invites you to a breakfast meeting on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, featuring U.S. Congressman Joe…
  • May 1

    BURNIE @ BBT

    BURNIE @ BBT
    @ BB&T No Heat here.
  • May 1

    MATADOR'S TARTARE

    MATADOR'S TARTARE
    Spicy tuna tartare, black olive, cucumber and avocado $16 @ Jean-Georges's MATADOR ROOM (@ South Beach)
Rank this Week: 7

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • May 1

    [David Kopel] U.S. treaty obligation to defend Marshall Islands ship

    [David Kopel] U.S. treaty obligation to defend Marshall Islands ship
    On April 28, the government of Iran seized the Maersk  Tigris cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz. The ship and its 24 crew members are still being held captive. The ship was flying the flag of the Republic of the Marshall…
  • May 1

    [Eugene Volokh] Statutory rape laws in the U.S.

    [Eugene Volokh] Statutory rape laws in the U.S.
    I often see people assuming that sex with under-18-year-olds is a crime (statutory rape); for instance, some comments on the 17-year-old gets help in lying about age to get abortion; later, she and her mother sue helper (the boyfriend’s…
  • May 1

    [Ilya Somin] Victims of Communism Day

    [Ilya Somin] Victims of Communism Day
    Today is May Day. Since 2007, I have defended the idea of using this date as an international Victims of Communism Day. I outlined the rationale for this proposal (which is not my original idea) in my very first post on the subject: May Day…
Rank this Week: 9

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: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 1

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • May 1

    Decision analysis: Authorizing, while limiting, review of the EEOC’s efforts to conciliate

    Decision analysis: Authorizing, while limiting, review of the EEOC’s efforts to conciliate
    Julie Goldscheid is a Professor at CUNY School of Law. On Wednesday, the Court issued its unanimous decision, written by Justice Elena Kagan, in Mach Mining, L.L.C. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As discussed in more detail in my…
  • May 1

    This week’s argument

    This week’s argument
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Kingsley v. Hendrickson Obergefell v. Hodges Mata v. Lynch Glossip v. Gro
Rank this Week: 11

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • May 1

    Appellate Patent Law: Federal Circuit Affirms that Prior Art was Anticipatory

    Appellate Patent Law: Federal Circuit Affirms that Prior Art was Anticipatory
    Washington, D.C. - The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard an appeal in the matter of Ineos USA LLC v. Berry Plastics Corporation. It affirmed the decision reached by the United States District Court for the Southern…
  • Apr 30

    Supreme Court Holds TTAB Decision Can Have Issue Preclusion Effect

    Supreme Court Holds TTAB Decision Can Have Issue Preclusion Effect
    The Supreme Court on March 24, 2015, held that a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decision should be given issue preclusion effect when the usages it adjudicated are materially the same as those before a district court. B&B…
  • Apr 29

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Eli Lilly Again in Federal Court Asserting Patent Infringement

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Eli Lilly Again in Federal Court Asserting Patent Infringement
    Indianapolis, Indiana - An Indiana patent lawyer for Eli Lilly and Company of Indianapolis, Indiana; Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. of Parsippany, New Jersey; and Ube Industries, Ltd of Yamaguchi, Japan…
Rank this Week: 12

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

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

    Programmer Convicted in Bizarre Goldman Sachs Case—Again

    Programmer Convicted in Bizarre Goldman Sachs Case—Again
    An ex-Goldman Sachs programmer convicted and then acquitted on federal charges that he stole code from his employer was convicted a second time today on state charges. The post Programmer Convicted in Bizarre Goldman Sachs Case—Again…
  • May 1

    WikiLeaks Finally Brings Back Its Submission System for Your Secret

    WikiLeaks Finally Brings Back Its Submission System for Your Secret
    WikiLeaks is finally back in the business of accepting truly anonymous leaks four and a half years after its last submission system went down amid infighting between its leaders and disenchanted staffers. The post WikiLeaks Finally Brings…
  • Apr 29

    Chrome Can Now Warn Users Who Type Gmail Passwords in Dumb Place

    Chrome Can Now Warn Users Who Type Gmail Passwords in Dumb Place
    On Wednesday, Google released a new extension for Chrome it calls Password Alert. The post Chrome Can Now Warn Users Who Type Gmail Passwords in Dumb Places appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 13

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 14

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    "If he says he’s a woman, then he’s a woman."

    "If he says he’s a woman, then he’s a woman."
    "My responsibility as a human being is to love and accept everybody. Not to criticize people for who they are. I can criticize, and I do, for what people do, for their behavior. But as far as for who they are, you have to respect everybody,…
  • May 2

    "The city’s birthrate is steadily declining, but not among the affluent, and that rise is changing the feel of the city."

    "The city’s birthrate is steadily declining, but not among the affluent, and that rise is changing the feel of the city."
    So says the teaser on the front page of the NYT that takes us to "Baby Boom Among New York’s Affluent," which is illustrated by this startling ad — anti-birth propaganda from the city:"What happens to me?" = words the government…
  • May 2

    "The top 10 Senate races of 2016, ranked."

    "The top 10 Senate races of 2016, ranked."
    By Aaron Blake and Chris Cillizza at The Washington Post. Wisconsin is #2:Assuming [former Senator Russ] Feingold runs -- and we assume he does -- Sen. Ron Johnson (R) is in deep trouble. The only two polls conducted in this race show…
Rank this Week: 15

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 2

    What have you done as a lawyer to make a difference?

    What have you done as a lawyer to make a difference?
    The U.S. Army just launched a television commercial to showcase the strength, versatility and professionalism of the force. I saw the ad during the NFL draft telecast this morning. They didn’t join this team to win championships, become…
  • May 1

    True and authentic

    True and authentic
    Om Malik (@om) did a wonderful interview with Brunello Cucinelli, Italian fashion designer and chief executive of his eponymous brand, Brunello Cucinelli. Like great interviews you leave with plenty to think about. The biggest take away for…
  • May 1

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Retail Beacons, Patent Reform, Trade Secrets Theft

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Retail Beacons, Patent Reform, Trade Secrets Theft
    It’s time once again to close up shop and head out into a gorgeous Seattle weekend. Over on LXBN, with another post on it in the Top 10 too, Zosha writes on the Supreme Court case more people should be talking about. Total posts on the…
Rank this Week: 16

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 1

    IP and Other Regulation

    IP and Other Regulation
    Mark Lemley, Stanford has a new paper on IP and Other Regulations. ABSTRACT: Intellectual property (IP) is a form of regulation. Once we understand IP laws as government social policies that seek to alter market outcomes, we can start to...
  • May 1

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    Francesco Montanaro, Universite Paris II - Pantheon-Assas; Bocconi University and Fabrizio Esposito, European University Institute describe A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry.…
  • May 1

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction
    Eric Hadmann Jasper, IESB - Instituto de Educacao Superior de Brasília offers Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction. ABSTRACT: As Brazilian antitrust authorities continue to look to the American experience and encourage…
Rank this Week: 17

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 2

    Link to My Paper

    Link to My Paper
    I neglected to link to Lessons Learned Too Well: Anonymity in a Time of Surveillance, the paper I’m presenting at #yalefesc. A very very small number of people will recognize this as a partial redraft of a paper I started ……
  • May 2

    Important Memo to Self

    Important Memo to Self
    Next time you stay in a hotel that has a notice like this one on the bedside table… …use the earplugs.
  • May 1

    Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference

    Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference
    I’m in New Haven for the Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, which uses the wonderful workshop format we adopted for We Robot. The author of the paper being workshopped doesn’t present – the discussant starts by…
Rank this Week: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 30

    OTC derivatives statistics at end-December 2014

    OTC derivatives statistics at end-December 2014
    “The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today released OTC derivatives statistics at end-December 2014. OTC derivatives markets contracted in the second half of 2014. The notional amount of outstanding contracts fell by 9% between…
  • Apr 30

    Transportation Alternatives by Census Region

    Transportation Alternatives by Census Region
    “Transportation Alternatives by Census Region,” a new infographic in the Measuring America series, highlights household public transportation use with statistics from the 2013 American Housing Survey. It summarizes…
  • Apr 30

    Climate change could eventually claim a sixth of the world’s specie

    Climate change could eventually claim a sixth of the world’s specie
    Sid Perkins – Science: “Up to one-sixth of the species on Earth could disappear if climate change remains on its current course, according to a new analysis of more than 100 smaller studies. “All the studies are in pretty…
Rank this Week: 19

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 20

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 2

    UN rights expert calls former Maldives president's trial 'vastly unfair'

    UN rights expert calls former Maldives president's trial 'vastly unfair'
    A senior official at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website] said [press release] Friday that the trial and conviction of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was “vastly unfair,…
  • May 2

    DC reproductive health non-discrimination law to take effect despite House opposition

    DC reproductive health non-discrimination law to take effect despite House opposition
    [JURIST] A new Washington, DC, law that prohibits employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of their reproductive decisions will take effect on Saturday despite a Thursday House vote to strike down the law. The late vote [WP…
  • May 2

    Vermont governor signs new gun restrictions into law

    Vermont governor signs new gun restrictions into law
    [JURIST] Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin [official website] on Friday signed into law a bill that creates new restrictions on who may own guns in the state of Vermont. Under the new law, which will go into effect July 1, people with certain…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 29

    OPINION: Matter of T.N.-S., N.N.-S., E.N.-S. & A.N.-S.

    OPINION: Matter of T.N.-S., N.N.-S., E.N.-S. & A.N.-S.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0570, 2015 MT 117, IN THE MATTER OF; T.N.-S, N.N.-S., E.N.-S., and A.N.-S., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Apr 29

    OPINION: Matter of A.K. and K.G.

    OPINION: Matter of A.K. and K.G.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0348, 2015 MT 116, IN THE MATTER OF: A.K. and K.G., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Apr 29

    OPINION: Lucas Ranch v. DOR

    OPINION: Lucas Ranch v. DOR
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 14-0374, 2018 MT 115, LUCAS RANCH, INC.; MONTANA FARM BUREAU FEDERATION; and THE MONTANA TAXPAYERS’ ASSOCIATION, Petitioners…
Rank this Week: 23

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 2

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flunked Silversea's luxury cruise ship, the Silver Shadow, for unsanitary conditions.  The Silversea cruise ship received a failing score of only 82. The inspectors determined the…
  • May 1

    Maasdam Latest HAL Cruise Ship to Get Sick

    Maasdam Latest HAL Cruise Ship to Get Sick
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that 60 passengers aboard the HAL Maasdam are ill with symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. That is 5.27% of the 1,138 total passengers aboard the cruise ship. In addition,…
  • Apr 29

    Majesty of the Seas "Bio-Friendly" Oil Leak: Whopper of the Week

    Majesty of the Seas "Bio-Friendly" Oil Leak: Whopper of the Week
    Cruise Critic reports that the Majesty of the Seas, built in 1992, is in dry dock in Freeport because the cruise ship is leaking oil.  The Majesty is the oldest in Royal Caribbean's fleet of cruise ships. The cruise line is sending…
Rank this Week: 24

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 2

    What to do with police body camera footage?

    What to do with police body camera footage?
    If you’re Seattle, you put it on YouTube [Tyler Cowen] Tags: police, privacy, Seattle, surveillance What to do with police body camera footage? is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
  • May 2

    “There is no longer any valid basis for the current salt guidelines”

    “There is no longer any valid basis for the current salt guidelines”
    The federal government officially recommends salt intake drastically lower than what most Americans consume — 2,300 milligrams a day compared with 3,500. Yet a vocal body of scientific critics say not only are such drastic reductions…
  • May 1

    “Apple’s Antitrust Lord – The outside legal monitor who bills for reading our editorials.”

    “Apple’s Antitrust Lord – The outside legal monitor who bills for reading our editorials.”
    This Wall Street Journal editorial may be under a paywall or registration for some readers, but its highlight comes in its headline: settlement monitor Richard Bromwich, appointed by a federal judge in 2013 to oversee Apple, “bills for…
Rank this Week: 25

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

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

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

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

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

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

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

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

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 26

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 1

    Jennifer McKinney Fraud Update

    Jennifer McKinney Fraud Update
    It’s been a while since we have looked at the many legal troubles of Jennifer McKinney (aka “MckMama”) and her husband Israel McKinney. In short, Jennifer and her husband have repeatedly stiffed creditors for hundreds…
  • May 1

    Fostering a Culture of Integrity in Your Busine

    Fostering a Culture of Integrity in Your Busine
    The average business loses approximately 5% of revenues to employee fraud. The employees are running off with money, fixed assets, and business opportunities. They are taking kickbacks from suppliers who overcharge for their products and…
  • Apr 28

    Roca Labs Complaint

    Roca Labs Complaint
    Remember Roca Labs? The company that is suing all sorts of meanies who said mean things about the company and its jars of goop? Well, Marc Randazza (counsel for Opinion Corp and a defendant in a separate lawsuit Roca Labs brought against him)…
Rank this Week: 27

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Judge: No breaks for female sex offender

    Judge: No breaks for female sex offender
    5-1-15 Pennsylvania: A former Bath woman who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy was sent to state prison Friday by a Northampton County judge who said she should get no breaks because of her gender. Lisa Winarchick, 50, will serve two…
  • Apr 30

    Officials look to state for answers on sex offender residency

    Officials look to state for answers on sex offender residency
    4-30-15 Wisconsin: Richard Rosa’s brother, Raymond, is one of a number of former sex offenders facing an uncertain future because of an ordinance passed by the City of Milwaukee Common Council last fall that severely limits where…
  • Apr 29

    Living with sex offender costs mom 2 years in prison

    Living with sex offender costs mom 2 years in prison
    4-29-15 Iowa: SIOUX CITY, Iowa —A Pierson woman has been given two years in prison for living with a registered sex offender and leaving her 6-year-old sons with him. The Sioux City Journal reports that 36-year-old Jill Black had pleaded…
Rank this Week: 28

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 1

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 1, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 1, 2015
    Court Docket (Bankr. N.D. Tex.): Chapter 11 Voluntary Petition Filed on April 30, 2015 by ERG Intermediate Holdings LLC Bloomberg: Puerto Rico House Rejects Tax-Overhaul, Pushing Bonds Lower Press Release: PREPA Bondholder Group…
  • Apr 30

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 30, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 30, 2015
    A Busy Day in the N.D. Illinois Bankruptcy Court… Northwest Bancorporation of Illinois Files Prepackaged Chapter 11 Court Docket: Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition Gulf Packaging Also Filed a Chapter 11 Petition in Chicago Court Docket:…
  • Apr 30

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: WestLB AG v. Kelley – Dist. Court, Minnesota, 2015

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: WestLB AG v. Kelley – Dist. Court, Minnesota, 2015
    WESTLB AG, Appellant, v. DOUGLAS A. KELLEY, Chapter 11 Trustee; UNSECURED CREDITORS COMMITTEE, Appellees. OPPORTUNITY FINANCE, LLC; OPPORTUNITY FINANCE SECURITIZATION, LLC; OPPORTUNITY FINANCE SECURITIZATION II, LLC; OPPORTUNITY FINANCE…
Rank this Week: 29

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • May 1

    CfP & Conference: Empirical Legal Studies–St. Louis, MO

    CfP & Conference: Empirical Legal Studies–St. Louis, MO
    Washington University School of Law and the Center for Empirical Research in the Law will host the 10th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on Oct. 30-31, 2015. CELS...
  • May 1

    Savannah Law Review Symposium–Savannah, GA

    Savannah Law Review Symposium–Savannah, GA
    The Savannah Law Review will hold its symposium, called “The Walking Dead,” on Sept. 18-19, 2015. The journal is currently accepting submissions for the symposium and welcomes interdisciplinary submissions from...
  • May 1

    Food & Drug Law Symposium–Washington, DC

    Food & Drug Law Symposium–Washington, DC
    The Food and Drug Law Journal, in conjunction with the Food and Drug Law Institute and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, will hold a symposium on...
Rank this Week: 30

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    DC Comics thinks derivative works are creator-le

    DC Comics thinks derivative works are creator-le
    According to this post by a DC Comics artist (who created Felicity Smoak!).  This raises fascinating contract issues, as well as depressingly highlighting artists' lack of bargaining…
  • Apr 29

    The dangers of only arguing one half of 43(a)

    The dangers of only arguing one half of 43(a)
    Diodato v. Wells Fargo Ins. Servs., USA, Inc., 44 F. Supp. 3d 541 (M.D. Pa. 2014) Darrell Diodato was employed by Wells Fargo Insurance for thirty-six years as an insurance producer, servicing existing insurance business and originating new…
  • Apr 27

    briefly noted: another court rejects proof of purchase requirement for class ascertainability

    briefly noted: another court rejects proof of purchase requirement for class ascertainability
    Really briefly!  In re Scotts EZ Seed Litig. 304 F.R.D. 397 (S.D.N.Y. 2015).  It would defeat the purpose of class actions.  Also, though, there couldn't be an injunctive relief class after the challenged statement was removed…
Rank this Week: 31

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 32

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 1

    Fisher Recalls Nuts for 4th Time in Six Year

    Fisher Recalls Nuts for 4th Time in Six Year
    John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) announced today that it is voluntarily recalling Fisher brand chopped walnuts packaged in 10 ounce plastic bags because some of these products may... Continue Reading
  • May 1

    Milk Makers Fest E. coli Outbreak Hits 36

    Milk Makers Fest E. coli Outbreak Hits 36
    The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating an outbreak of shiga toxin – producing E. coli O157 associated with the Milk Makers Fest that was held at the Northwest... Continue Reading
  • May 1

    Global Food Safety Forum releases 2015 White Paper, Food Safety Technologies: Key Tools for Compliance.

    Global Food Safety Forum releases 2015 White Paper, Food Safety Technologies: Key Tools for Compliance.
    The Global Food Safety Forum announced the release of its 2015 White Paper, Food Safety Technologies: Key Tools for Compliance. Authors from the private and public sectors have written chapters... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 33

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 28

    Preparing for exam

    Preparing for exam
    Guildford library has a variety of books specifically about exams skills for law students. You will find them in the SKILLS section at the back of the library. Here is a selection of what we have in stock:          …
  • Apr 27

    May Bank Holiday

    May Bank Holiday
    To support you in your revision studies, the Library and the LRC IT Rooms will be opens as follows: Monday 4th May – 10am – 4pm Monday 25th May – 8.30am – 6pm Please note that all other services/facilities will be…
  • Apr 27

    Feedback wanted!

    Feedback wanted!
          We’re always keen to hear your feedback on the Library service. There are various ways you can let us know what you think:- email Library-Guildford@law.ac.uk come and tell us! last but not least the student surveys…
Rank this Week: 34

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Apr 29

    Council’s Position on the (to be) Insolvency Regulation Recast

    Council’s Position on the (to be) Insolvency Regulation Recast
    The Position (EU) No 7/2015 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on insolvency proceedings (recast), Adopted by the Council on 12 March 2015 , as well…
  • Apr 29

    Johannes Schmidt on Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law

    Johannes Schmidt on Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law
    Johannes Schmidt’s doctoral thesis on “Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law. An Analysis of ECJ Judgments Regarding the Brussels Convention and the Brussels I Regulation.” (Rechtssicherheit im europäischen…
  • Apr 27

    Le Précédent en Droit International (Conference)

    Le Précédent en Droit International (Conference)
    The annual conference of the French Society for International Law (Société française pour le droit international), organised in 2015 by the Faculty of Law of Strasbourg University, will take place next 28, 29 and 30 May…
Rank this Week: 35

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Apr 29

    The deceptively simple process of “trademarking”

    The deceptively simple process of “trademarking”
    Somewhere, some time — I think, perhaps, it was in my contribution to this work, actually — I noted that with the advent of online trademark registrations, it has become deceptively easy to think anyone — just anyone!…
  • Apr 22

    Marco Randazza SLAPPS back

    Marco Randazza SLAPPS back
    Spread the word. If you care about free speech anywhere, spread the word. https://t.co/CofJcTWNVt — Marc J. Randazza (@marcorandazza) April 22, 2015 My brother-from-another-mother Marc Randazza is obsessed these days, and…
  • Apr 20

    Holding Their Ink-Stained Breath Till They Turn Blue

    Holding Their Ink-Stained Breath Till They Turn Blue
    Originally posted 2005-02-20 09:47:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterUpdate on the the Tulsa World silliness: Michael Bates reports, citing to the blog Tulsa Topics, that the World has wisely decided that it will deal with criticism of its…
Rank this Week: 36

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 1

    The Friday Fillip: Crawl

    The Friday Fillip: Crawl
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • May 1

    One Search to Rule Them All

    One Search to Rule Them All
    Lawyers need to find information, the faster the better. As the years go by, your electronic files expand and your ability to retrieve information quickly can suffer. I’ve already looked at desktop search by itself and want to look at…
  • Apr 30

    The Unasked Issue in the Benchers’ Election

    The Unasked Issue in the Benchers’ Election
    Our non-Ontario readers will be thrilled that in an hour the polls close and you won’t have interminable discussions about Ontario’s election and its implications. This post responds to and builds on Mitch’s prescient post…
Rank this Week: 38

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 37

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 39

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 1

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.
    With hard pressed economic times, state and local governments have turned to new sources of revenue: intellectual property licensing. The City of New York has been in the game for decades, licensing use of its the I ♥ NY symbol.…
  • Apr 30

    Imported from “Dertroit”

    Imported from “Dertroit”
    Readers of the blog know the dangers of selling unlicensed apparel and the oft-litigious stance of Major League Baseball when it comes to defending its marks.  But a recent viral t-shirt phenomenon may just be one time the…
  • Apr 29

    Really, Seriously? Frat boys, Go Home to Mommy (Patagonia Sues To Shut Down ‘Fratagonia’ Line)

    Really, Seriously? Frat boys, Go Home to Mommy (Patagonia Sues To Shut Down ‘Fratagonia’ Line)
    –Aaron Keller, Managing Principal, Capsule Unfortunately, the phrase “frat boy” or “fraternity” has been dealt another cultural blow by some less-than-impressive gents launching a ‘Fratagonia’ line of…
Rank this Week: 40

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 41

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic
    The latest issue of Global Environmental Politics (Vol. 15, no. 2, May 2015) is out. Contents include:ForumsMichele Betsill, Navroz K. Dubash, Matthew Paterson, Harro van Asselt, Antto Vihma, & Harald Winkler, Building Productive Links…
  • May 1

    Doyle: The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

    Doyle: The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect
    Michael W. Doyle (Columbia Univ. - International Affairs, Law, & Political Science) has published The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect (Yale Univ. Press 2015). Here's the abstract:The question…
  • May 1

    New Issue: International & Comparative Law Quarterly

    New Issue: International & Comparative Law Quarterly
    The latest issue of the International & Comparative Law Quarterly (Vol. 64, no. 2, April 2015) is out. Contents include:ArticlesPaula Giliker, The Influence of EU and European Human Rights Law on English Private Law Catherine Turner,…
Rank this Week: 43

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 1

    5 Things to Know About Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby

    5 Things to Know About Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby
    The death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man who died last month after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody, thrusts Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby into the national spotlight. On Friday,she announced that six…
  • May 1

    French Bank Settlement to Fund NYC Criminal Justice Initiative

    French Bank Settlement to Fund NYC Criminal Justice Initiative
    New York City is expected to spend parts of a $447 million settlement it is set to receive from French bank BNP Paribas SA on initiatives for its criminal justice system, officials said, including creating a database where local agencies and…
  • May 1

    AM Roundup: Freddie Gray Case Handed to Prosecutor

    AM Roundup: Freddie Gray Case Handed to Prosecutor
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
Rank this Week: 42

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 30

    Journalists Silenced in Myanmar: Free the Unity Five

    Journalists Silenced in Myanmar: Free the Unity Five
    By Laura Haigh, Amnesty International Myanmar team Journalists critical of the authorities in Myanmar pay dearly for their stories. Five journalists at the Unity newspaper paid with their freedom. On World Press Freedom Day we remind the…
  • Apr 30

    No One Should Get Away With Torture

    No One Should Get Away With Torture
    This is an American Torture Story. Majid Khan was at the mercy of CIA interrogators for 1,200 days — at least. During that time, he was stripped. He was forced into ice water baths. He was “hung up” for a … Please…
  • Apr 27

    If The Justice Department Won’t Read The “Torture Report,” You Can Read It To Them!

    If The Justice Department Won’t Read The “Torture Report,” You Can Read It To Them!
    It may be hard to get an appointment to meet with Justice Department officials in person, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t engage with them and put on the pressure to end impunity for those responsible for US torture.
Rank this Week: 44

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Lawyer Resistance to Seeking Feedback from Their Client

    Lawyer Resistance to Seeking Feedback from Their Client
    by James S. Wilber, Esq., Altman Weil, Inc.   As companies continue to pay careful attention to controlling costs, law departments remain under scrutiny. Accordingly, in-house lawyers regularly look for ways to demonstrate value to their…
  • Feb 23

    Show foreign and domestic participants by level (Feb 23, 2015)

    Show foreign and domestic participants by level (Feb 23, 2015)
    Having completed a client satisfaction survey, you can sort your participants all kinds of ways. Let’s give an example by sorting the participants by level and then also identifying them by their office location. Assume that all we do…
  • Feb 18

    The Importance of Confidentiality in Law Department Client Survey

    The Importance of Confidentiality in Law Department Client Survey
    by James S. Wilber, Esq., Altman Weil, Inc.   Most law departments periodically use written or online surveys to gauge the satisfaction of clients with the services they (and outside counsel) provide. A question that often arises is…
Rank this Week: 45