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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/
  • Feb 19

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)
    Marcy Wheeler is very smart. And while she’s not giving to mincing words, she is also not a wild-eye conspiracist. So I sat up when I saw Meanwhile, Over In Turkey . . ., her blog post on Secretary of … Continue reading…
  • Feb 14

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type
    Many of us predicted long ago that the future of journalism was online micropayments – pay fractions of a cent an article instead of being bombarded with ads. What we didn’t see coming was this strategy by Salon: if you ……
  • Feb 7

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy
    At UM’s Data Privacy Day event I made 10 suggestions about what you can do to protect your e-privacy and autonomy.  Here they are: Trust cyber-civil liberties NGOs like EFF to recommend things to use and to do. If you ……
Rank this Week: 14

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Dec 21

    Vibrant Ports, Healthy Port

    Vibrant Ports, Healthy Port
     by Cosmo Servidio I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the Mid-Atlantic Vibrant Ports – Healthy Ports workshop in Philadelphia. For me, having once worked for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, this event gave…
  • Nov 7

    Small Funds Leading to Big Impact

    Small Funds Leading to Big Impact
    By Alyssa Edwards Small funds don’t always mean small impacts. As the EPA’s Environmental Justice Small Grant program has shown us, oftentimes, very small funds, when put in the hands of community-based organizations (CBOs), can…
  • Nov 6

    25 Years of Environmental Justice at the EPA

    25 Years of Environmental Justice at the EPA
    by Danny Gogal For a quarter of a century, the EPA has worked to address the environmental and public health concerns of minority, low-income and indigenous communities.  I have been blessed to be a part of this effort since its ……
Rank this Week: 30

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: 34

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Document: House Intelligence Democrats Release Rebuttal Memo

    Document: House Intelligence Democrats Release Rebuttal Memo
    Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released their rebuttal to the memo on alleged surveillance abuses prepared by Chairman Devin Nunes. The rebuttal memo is available in full below.   Hmtg 115 ig00 20180205 sd002…
  • Feb 24

    The Lawfare Podcast: Stephen Williams on Vasily Maklakov

    The Lawfare Podcast: Stephen Williams on Vasily Maklakov
    Vasily Maklakov was a political reformer in pre-revolution Russia who offered his country an alternative to radicalism that it chose to forego. This week, I speak to Judge Stephen Williams of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, who in his…
  • Feb 24

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    It has been a busy week for the special counsel investigation. Timothy Edgar argued that the special counsel’s indictment of Russian hackers will not make Russia behave as the 2014 indictment of Chinese hackers in United States v. Wang…
Rank this Week: 97

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

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

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Feb 15

    Eyewitness identification for the defense and trial counsel

    Eyewitness identification for the defense and trial counsel
    Let’s take a look at United States v. Criswell, a case decided by the Army adverse to the appellant, and now pending review at CAAF, on the following issue. No. 18-0091/AR. U.S. v. Andrew J. Criswell. CCA 20150530. On…
  • Feb 11

    What do you think?

    What do you think?
    We know that the Sixth Amendment right to confront witnesses does not apply at a sentencing hearing (although the Due Process Clause does).  Here we have a report of United States v. Carrillo, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21731 (E.D. N.Y. Feb.…
  • Feb 5

    UCI in the jury box

    UCI in the jury box
    When the Congress, the media, and commanders called for a crackdown on military sexual assaults, the fear among the defense bar was the specter of unlawful command influence.  Most of the cases have focussed on pretrial and…
Rank this Week: 129

The Albany Government Law Review…

The Albany Government Law Review Fireplace

The Albany Government Law Review runs this student written and edited law blog engaged in substantive law review-like legal analysis and academic speculation.

http://aglr.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 117

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Feb 23

    US Bill House Bill Seeks to Regulate Presidential Inaugural Committee Spending

    US Bill House Bill Seeks to Regulate Presidential Inaugural Committee Spending
    A bill introduced this month in the U.S. House of Representatives would require presidential inaugural committees to file disbursement reports Continued on Next Page
  • Feb 22

    News You Can Use Digest – February 23, 2018

    News You Can Use Digest – February 23, 2018
          National: Sexual Misconduct Spurs New Elections: The #MeToo race New York Times – Trip Gabriel and Jess Continued on Next Page
  • Feb 22

    2018 Utah Lobbying Bill

    2018 Utah Lobbying Bill
    In the 2018 regularly scheduled legislative session, the Utah Legislature has introduced a handful of bills modifying the Lobbyist Disclosure Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 184

Nexus

Nexus

Chapman's Journal of Law and Public Policy

http://www.lawschoolblog.org/
  • Jan 10

    How to Choose a Law School

    How to Choose a Law School
    How to Choose a Law School So by now you’ve wrapped up your undergrad and passed your LSAT. Now it’s time to find a law school, which in and of itself is a daunting task. Everyone and their mother is still clawing their way to an…
  • Jan 10

    The Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court…
  • Jan 10

    All about Law School

    All about Law School
    Here is where I will be writing all about law school.
Rank this Week: 203

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 311

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Feb 22

    CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning

    CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning
    CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning The Commission continues its involvement in the virtual currency market. On February 15th the CFTC issued its first ever Costumer Advisory warning against…
  • Jan 22

    Government Shutdown Causes CFTC to Reschedule TAC Meeting on Cryptocurrency

    Government Shutdown Causes CFTC to Reschedule TAC Meeting on Cryptocurrency
    Government Shutdown Causes CFTC to Reschedule TAC Meeting on Cryptocurrency The CFTC had scheduled their Technology Advisory Committee ( TAC meeting ) on Cryptocurrency for January 23rd (Tomorrow), but today issued the following press…
  • Jan 19

    CFTC and SEC Joint Statement Against Virtual Currency Fraud

    CFTC and SEC Joint Statement Against Virtual Currency Fraud
    Joint Statement Addressing Virtual Currency by CFTC and SEC Enforcement Directors. Both the CFTC and the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) became increasingly active last year enforcing their jurisdiction in the virtual currency landscape.…
Rank this Week: 263

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Jan 29

    California doctors pay $1 million to resolve Stark Law allegation

    California doctors pay $1 million to resolve Stark Law allegation
    On January 23, the Department of Justice announced that two California urologists agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations that the pair violated the self-referral (Stark) law’s prohibitions. According to DOJ’s press…
  • Jan 29

    California company settles False Claims Act allegations for $7.62 million

    California company settles False Claims Act allegations for $7.62 million
    On January 23, the Department of Justice announced that Vista, California-based DJO Global, Inc., had agreed to pay $7.62 million to settle allegations that the company submitted claims for medically unnecessary medical equipment to TRICARE,…
  • Jan 21

    Scripps settles physical therapy claims for $1.5 million

    Scripps settles physical therapy claims for $1.5 million
    On January 19, the Department of Justice announced that San Diego-based Scripps Health had agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the health care company submitted claims for physical therapy services…
Rank this Week: 297

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to the Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://www.senatenj.com/
Rank this Week: 409

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

Provides insights and commentary on U.S. government regulatory affairs. By Leland E. Beck.

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 515

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 687

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Feb 23

    Whistleblowers Get Some Good News in Genberg v. Porter

    Whistleblowers Get Some Good News in Genberg v. Porter
    Following Wednesday’s devastating Supreme Court decision in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, whistleblowers were in need of some good news. The Tenth Circuit answered the call yesterday with a solid decision in Gensberg v. Porter…
  • Feb 21

    Supreme Court Rejects Protecting Internal Whistleblower

    Supreme Court Rejects Protecting Internal Whistleblower
    Corporate Compliance Programs Crippled and Thousands of Employees Lose Protection Washington, D.C. | February 21, 2018 — In a groundbreaking anti-whistleblower decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that employees who report…
  • Feb 14

    National Security Whistleblowers: Systemic Failures and Broken Promises Exposed in Leaked Report

    National Security Whistleblowers: Systemic Failures and Broken Promises Exposed in Leaked Report
    Over the weekend the Daily Beast reported on a leaked draft investigative report that exposed the systemic failures in the flawed intelligence community whistleblower program. According to this report, late last year the Trump administration…
Rank this Week: 821

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Feb 22

    Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission Decision Has Important Implications for Manufacturing Companies with Out-of-State Property

    Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission Decision Has Important Implications for Manufacturing Companies with Out-of-State Property
    A recent State of Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission (the "Appeals Commission") decision has important implications for companies with manufacturing property located outside of Wisconsin. The Appeals Commission held that Modine Manufacturing…
  • Feb 22

    National School Walk Out

    National School Walk Out
    The school shooting last week in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 students and staff dead, has rocked schools across the nation. As many school districts grapple with the aftermath, students, staff, and community members seek action. It has…
  • Feb 15

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Expands Office Space at 411 East Wisconsin Center

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Expands Office Space at 411 East Wisconsin Center
    Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced today that the firm has  executed a lease extension agreement with Middleton Partners, expanding its space in the 411 East Wisconsin Center in the heart of…
Rank this Week: 764

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 21

    Response to School Shooting

    Response to School Shooting
    After this latest school shooting with 17 dead, I’ve read wonderful pieces by people who lost loved ones to guns, and banal pieces by wonderful writers whose imaginations were fried by the horror. What’s left? Sometimes I try to…
  • Feb 13

    Why law?

    Why law?
    Push back against sloppy anti-regulatory claims that prevent good use of government.
  • Feb 6

    The Nunes Memo and Trump’s Disloyalty

    The Nunes Memo and Trump’s Disloyalty
    I prepared something else to talk about today but find myself furious about the misuse of the Constitution to prevent getting at the truth. Trump, and his supporters, are attacking the Mueller investigation into ties between the Trump…
Rank this Week: 531

Rulemaking

Rulemaking

Covers administrative rulemaking processes and administrative law issues. For members of the Administrative Codes and Registers (ACR).

https://rulemaking.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 887

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Feb 23

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: February 19-23, 2018

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: February 19-23, 2018
    After a long week that included two ice storms here in the Midwest, I hope you’re ready for a relaxing weekend.  But first, it’s Friday, which means that it’s time for the SmallGovCon Week In Review.  In…
  • Feb 21

    Civilian Agencies May Increase Simplified Acquisition and Micro-Purchase Threshold

    Civilian Agencies May Increase Simplified Acquisition and Micro-Purchase Threshold
    Civilian agencies may issue class deviations to quickly implement provisions of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act increasing the micro-purchase threshold to $10,000 and the simplified acquisition threshold to $250,000. In a…
  • Feb 20

    5 Things You Should Know: Contract Claims (The Basics)

    5 Things You Should Know: Contract Claims (The Basics)
    As a contractor, you strive to do the best job for the fairest price and to develop a good working relationship with the government. But in government contracts—like in any other—disputes sometimes arise. So what’s the best…
Rank this Week: 1158

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 1552

The TSA Blog

The TSA Blog

Covers innovations in security, technology and the checkpoint screening process. By the Transportation Security Administration.

http://blog.tsa.gov/
  • Feb 23

    TSA Week in Review - February 12th – 18th: 81 Firearms Discovered in Carry-on Bags Around Nation

    TSA Week in Review - February 12th – 18th: 81 Firearms Discovered in Carry-on Bags Around Nation
    TSA discovered 81 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation last week. Of the 81 firearms discovered, 70 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties of up to…
  • Feb 22

    TSA Travel Tips: Travelling with Religious & Cultural Item

    TSA Travel Tips: Travelling with Religious & Cultural Item
    People need to travel with all sorts of items. It’s not always the usual clothing and toiletries as some would assume.Some travelers need to travel with religious and cultural items that require individualized care and handling. Our…
  • Feb 20

    TSA Week in Review: New Firearm Discovery Record Set

    TSA Week in Review: New Firearm Discovery Record Set
    TSA discovered a record breaking 104 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from February 5th through the 11th. The previous record of 96 firearms was set in July of 2017.  Of the 104 firearms discovered, 87 were loaded and 38 had a…
Rank this Week: 2903

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Covers government contract issues including contract formation, strategies, bid protests and contract interpretation. By Crowell Moring.

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
  • Feb 23

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without
    This week’s episode covers budget news, the Brand memo, and cybersecurity news, and is hosted by partners Peter Eyre and David Robbins. Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a…
  • Feb 20

    NDAA Lobbying Restrictions – No As Onerous As Many Seem to Fear

    NDAA Lobbying Restrictions – No As Onerous As Many Seem to Fear
    There is a substantial amount of confusion and concern about Section 1045 of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), entitled “Prohibition on lobbying activities with respect to the Department of Defense by certain officers…
  • Feb 13

    Top Five Bid Protest Topics in 2017

    Top Five Bid Protest Topics in 2017
    With 2017 firmly in the rear-view, it’s time to take stock of recent and anticipated bid protest developments.  Today, we’ll look back and highlight five of the most significant trends in 2017 bid protests.  In the near…
Rank this Week: 3556

Corruption Chronicles

Corruption Chronicles

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

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/
  • Feb 23

    DOJ Says Atty. Gen. Used Alias to Conduct Official Business to Protect Security, Privacy

    DOJ Says Atty. Gen. Used Alias to Conduct Official Business to Protect Security, Privacy
    Illustrating how government hides information from the American public, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch used a fake name to conduct official Department of Justice (DOJ) business in agency emails obtained by Judicial Watch. As the…
  • Feb 21

    VA Secretary’s Chief of Staff Embroiled in Another Cover-Up Scandal

    VA Secretary’s Chief of Staff Embroiled in Another Cover-Up Scandal
    One of the high-ranking Veteran Administration (VA) officials who misled the agency’s secretary about the prosecution of an elderly Army vet made false claims and altered an official record in a separate case. Her name is Vivieca Wright…
  • Feb 15

    Illegal Alien in Fla. Drug Bust Deported 3 Times, Easily Reentered U.S.

    Illegal Alien in Fla. Drug Bust Deported 3 Times, Easily Reentered U.S.
    A startling drug trafficking case out of south Florida is especially disturbing because the illegal immigrant caught with more than half a million dollars in crystal methamphetamine had been deported three times in three months shortly before…
Rank this Week: 1324

FOIA Advisor

FOIA Advisor

Freedom of information resource for both experienced practitioners and new FOIA requesters. Visitors have free access to court decisions and summaries, links to reference material and how-to-guides, FOIA news, and can participate in a Q&A forum with FOIA experts.

http://www.foiaadvisor.com
  • Feb 23

    Court opinions issued Feb. 22, 2018

    Court opinions issued Feb. 22, 2018
    Burke v. DOJ (D.D.C.) -- dismissing case because Executive Office for United States Attorneys adequately demonstrated that it never received plaintiff's request before plaintiff filed suit.Am. Oversight v. DOJ (D.D.C.) -- finding that DOJ…
  • Feb 23

    Court opinion issued Feb. 21, 2018

    Court opinion issued Feb. 21, 2018
    Rodriguez v. FBI (D.D.C.) -- concluding that DOJ's Criminal Division and Executive Office for United States Attorneys failed to demonstrate that they performed adequate searches for records concerning plaintiff's criminal case.Summaries of…
  • Feb 22

    FOIA News: CDC sued for records about Coca-Cola

    FOIA News: CDC sued for records about Coca-Cola
    Watchdog sues CDC for records about its interactions with Coca-Cola Co.Wisconsin Gazette, Feb 21, 2018U.S. Right to Know on Feb. 21 sued the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today over the CDC’s failure to…
Rank this Week: 2758

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Feb 22

    DOJ announces settlement of SCRA claims for auctioning of towed vehicles without court order

    DOJ announces settlement of SCRA claims for auctioning of towed vehicles without court order
    The Department of Justice recently announced it had entered into an agreement with the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii (Honolulu) and its general contractor for towing services to settle a lawsuit filed by the DOJ alleging that Honolulu…
  • Feb 22

    CFPB seeks comment on external engagement

    CFPB seeks comment on external engagement
    The CFPB has issued a request for information that seeks comment on its public and non-public external engagements, including field hearings, town halls, roundtables, and meetings of the CFPB’s advisory groups.  Comments on the RFI…
  • Feb 21

    Democratic lawmakers seek information about reorganization of CFPB Office of Fair Lending

    Democratic lawmakers seek information about reorganization of CFPB Office of Fair Lending
    A group of Democratic Senators and House members have sent a letter to Mick Mulvaney and Leandra English expressing concern about Mr. Mulvaney’s announcement that he plans to reorganize the CFPB’s Office of Fair Lending (OFLEO).…
Rank this Week: 4011

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/22

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/22
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was denied in Renteria, et al. v. Superior Court of California, Tulare County, et al. (Indian Child Welfare Act) and…
  • Feb 8

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/8

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/8
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Royal v. Murphy (Tribal Jurisdiction; Indian Reservation Boundaries) on 2/6/18. U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
  • Feb 1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Mandan v. Perdue (Separation of Powers; Judgment Funds) on 12/19/17.U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
Rank this Week: 3932

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 2974

Government Contracts Legal Blog

Government Contracts Legal Blog

By Whitcomb, Selinsky, McAuliffe PC.

https://www.whitcomblawpc.com/government-contracts-law-firm/
  • Feb 21

    Six Important 2017 Government Contracting Decision

    Six Important 2017 Government Contracting Decision
    The next six newsletters will contain articles regarding important government contracting decisions from 2017. The articles will include a review of the following:  Technology Systems, Inc., ASBCA No. 59577, 17-1 BCA ¶ 36,631 (the…
  • Feb 19

    2017 Decision 1: DCAA Audits – Unapproved Subs and Unallowable Cost

    2017 Decision 1: DCAA Audits – Unapproved Subs and Unallowable Cost
    Many clients have Department of Defense contracts and are subject to Defense Contracting Auditing Agency (DCAA) audits of incurred costs in accordance with FAR 52.216-7, "Allowable Cost and Payment." An important 2017, 61-page decision by the…
  • Jan 30

    Holdbacks When You Buy

    Holdbacks When You Buy
    What is a “holdback” and how can it help We’ve all bought something that didn’t live up to our expectations.  When it’s something small, we may grumble about it for a moment or two, and move on with our…
Rank this Week: 2150

Texas Medical Licensing Law Blog

Texas Medical Licensing Law Blog

Covers professional licensing matters and related regulatory issues for health care professionals. By the Leichter Law Firm.

http://www.txmedicallicensinglaw.com/
  • Feb 21

    DEA Continues to Step Up Enforcement Efforts in Response to Opioid Crisi

    DEA Continues to Step Up Enforcement Efforts in Response to Opioid Crisi
    Most practitioners and businesses that handle controlled substances are required to hold a controlled substances registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration. This includes physicians, pharmacies, dentists, hospitals, manufacturers,…
  • Jan 29

    Change to Texas State Board of Pharmacy's Informal Conference Proce

    Change to Texas State Board of Pharmacy's Informal Conference Proce
    Most pharmacies and pharmacists targeted for an investigation by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy can expect to receive an invitation to an informal conference at some point during their case. At the informal conference, the license holder…
  • Aug 7

    The New Face of Telemedicine in Texa

    The New Face of Telemedicine in Texa
    One of the most important healthcare bills to come out of the 85th regular Texas legislative session is Senate Bill 1107. This bill, which has been signed by Governor Abbott, resets the playing field for telemedicine and brings Texas law more…
Rank this Week: 4471

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Feb 21

    Are We Saying Goodbye to the Beer Babe?

    Are We Saying Goodbye to the Beer Babe?
    The #MeToo movement has produced constant headlines and has helped positively change corporate culture. Is it possible for its breadth to include beer ads? Sexist beer ads have traditionally been the norm. Give a scantily clad gal a beer…
  • Jan 17

    Trump’s Tax Plan WILL Affect You – But How?

    Trump’s Tax Plan WILL Affect You – But How?
    On December 22, 2017, in one of the fastest-moving pieces of legislation to come across a President’s desk, President Trump signed into law a bill generally known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” The Act will undoubtedly…
  • Jan 15

    America’s Craft Beer Community Springs into Nashville

    America’s Craft Beer Community Springs into Nashville
    This spring, the craft brewing community will take over America’s Music City for the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America®, presented by the Brewers Association, from April 30 to May 3. Joining them at this year’s…
Rank this Week: 2043

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features news, tips, and information about Oregon legal research.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Feb 20

    U.S. Reports is the ONLY Official Edition of U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

    U.S. Reports is the ONLY Official Edition of U.S. Supreme Court Opinion
    You can find PDFs of the official U.S. Reports at the Library of Congress (LOC) website (here’s a capture of today’s view of that LOC link at the Internet Archive). More about U.S. Supreme Court Slip and Official Opinions: You can…
  • Feb 20

    Congressional Review Act: What, When, Why, and How it Is Used by Congress and the President

    Congressional Review Act: What, When, Why, and How it Is Used by Congress and the President
    Session law: U.S. Statutes at Large: P.L. 104-121 Subtitle E–Congressional Review Continue reading →
  • Feb 12

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie
    From the Law Librarians & Access to Justice Blog: “The Law of Prison Law Libraries,” Lewis C. Zimmerman, 2/12/18, AALL SR-SIS The LISP/SR BLOG: Law Librarians & Access to Justice (Legal Information Service to the Public…
Rank this Week: 1121

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 4485

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 2515

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Feb 13

    Creditors Call Cuba’s Debt

    Creditors Call Cuba’s Debt
    Once upon a time, Cuba accumulated billions of dollars in debt, and hasn’t paid it off in decades; a handful of countries worldwide lent Cuba money under the late Fidel Castro. Despite restructuring some of these loans within the past 5…
  • Feb 6

    US Internet Endeavor in Cuba Under Criticism

    US Internet Endeavor in Cuba Under Criticism
    Alan Gross was arrested and jailed in Cuba in the year 2009 for doing his job. He was a United States government contractor employed by USAID – the United States Agency for International Development. Gross was held until his trial in…
  • Jan 30

    Castro and Successor Attend Unveiling of US-Sponsored Statue

    Castro and Successor Attend Unveiling of US-Sponsored Statue
    When it comes to US-Cuba relations, it is rare these days to see a sign that relations are improving. And it’s even rarer to see government officials from both countries sharing a positive moment together. But that’s just what…
Rank this Week: 2024

Fracking Insider

Fracking Insider

Covers federal policy and regulatory developments related to hydraulic fracturing. By Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.

http://www.frackinginsider.com
  • Feb 12

    Energy Hearings This Week

    Energy Hearings This Week
    House Committee on Energy and Commerce  Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: New Source Review Permitting Challenges for Manufacturing and Infrastructure Witnesses: Ms. Emily Hammond: Glen Earl Weston Research Professor of Law, The…
  • Feb 6

    Energy Hearings This Week

    Energy Hearings This Week
    Both the House and Senate are in session at the beginning of next week.  House Democrats are still scheduled to depart Wednesday afternoon for their annual issues conference in the Maryland Eastern shore House Committee on Energy and…
  • Jan 29

    Energy Hearings Next Week

    Energy Hearings Next Week
    Both the House and Senate are in session at the beginning of next week.  House and Senate Republicans depart next Wednesday afternoon for the Greenbrier Resort in WV for their annual issues conference. House Committee on Science, Space,…
Rank this Week: 1499

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
Rank this Week: 1841

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Covers disability and social security, elder law, and VA benefits.

https://blog.finkrosnerershow-levenberg.com
  • Feb 11

    Thoughtful Catholic approach to conversations about end of life care

    Thoughtful Catholic approach to conversations about end of life care
    I had the opportunity today to read a very thoughtful article about a meeting of Catholic physicians who are helping their very ill patients to wrestle with hard decisions about whether to utilize palliative care in place of active…
  • Feb 9

    Tips on the nursing home admissions proce

    Tips on the nursing home admissions proce
    The need to place a beloved family member in a nursing home may be one of the most harrowing and heartbreaking decisions a person has to make. Not only is there a terrible sense of guilt and failure, but the … Continue reading…
  • Feb 6

    Hospital’s Failure to apply for charity care for psychiatric emergency patient leaves hospital holding the bag

    Hospital’s Failure to apply for charity care for psychiatric emergency patient leaves hospital holding the bag
    DRAFT   MUST REWRITE    text from daily briefingHEALTH CARE LAW New Jersey has a Charity Care program which pays for hospital care for uninsured individuals who meet the stringent income and asset requirements and…
Rank this Week: 1234

AOTUS - Collector in Chief

AOTUS - Collector in Chief

Covers National Archives news. By David S. Ferriero of the National Archives.

http://blogs.archives.gov/aotus/
  • Feb 8

    The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious…
  • Feb 6

    National Archives Does Not Tolerate Harassment

    National Archives Does Not Tolerate Harassment
    An article recently appeared in the media about allegations of serious sexual harassment by former Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein. Weinstein served as the 9th Archivist of the United States from 2005 to 2008. Shortly after…
  • Jan 15

    Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service!

    Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us this week, January 15-19, 2018 for the Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 3331

PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

Covers public bidding and contracting in Pennsylvania. By Christopher I. McCabe.

http://www.papubliccontracts.com/
  • Feb 6

    Can Retainage Be Held Until Final Completion Of The Project?

    Can Retainage Be Held Until Final Completion Of The Project?
    On public projects, an owner typically withholds retainage of 10%. Can the owner hold this 10% retainage until final completion? The short answer is, No! Section 3921 of the PA Procurement Code mandates that, when the contract is…
  • Jan 18

    Can A Public Owner Ever Seek Clarification Of Ambiguous Pricing?

    Can A Public Owner Ever Seek Clarification Of Ambiguous Pricing?
    Recently, a public owner solicited bids for a university construction project. The bid form sought pricing for base bid work and alternate work. One of the bidders included ambiguous pricing for an alternate item, in that the pricing was…
  • Dec 12

    Debriefing After Non-Selection Does Not Toll 7-Day Deadline For Bid Protest

    Debriefing After Non-Selection Does Not Toll 7-Day Deadline For Bid Protest
    The Pa. Procurement Code sets a strict deadline for bid protests – the protest must be filed within seven days after the protestant knew or should have known of the facts giving rise to the protest.  If the protest…
Rank this Week: 1793

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
  • Feb 1

    Senator Menendez to Avoid Retrial on Corruption Charge

    Senator Menendez to Avoid Retrial on Corruption Charge
    In a surprising development, the Department of Justice announced yesterday that it would drop corruption charges against Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ). The move comes just weeks after the Government declared its intent to retry the case,…
  • Aug 1

    Will the Rise of the Cell Phone Mean the Death of the Third-Party Doctrine?

    Will the Rise of the Cell Phone Mean the Death of the Third-Party Doctrine?
    This guest post was authored by Molly Dolinger, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. There are currently more cell phones in the U.S. than there are people. Given the increasingly mobile-dependent state of our society, it should…
  • Jul 28

    SCOTUS to Clarify Protections for Securities Fraud Whistleblower

    SCOTUS to Clarify Protections for Securities Fraud Whistleblower
    This guest post was authored by Bianca Valcarce, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers and…
Rank this Week: 1296

The Federal Government Contracts &…

The Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://governmentcontracts.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 31

    Failure to Meaningfully Consider OCI

    Failure to Meaningfully Consider OCI
    For contractors, defending (and overcoming) bid protests that challenge contract awards based on alleged Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) may hinge on what a contractor does at the very beginning of the procurement…
  • Jan 3

    New COFC Decision Highlights Danger of Contract Modifications on CDA Claim

    New COFC Decision Highlights Danger of Contract Modifications on CDA Claim
    The Contract Disputes Act (CDA) provides a remedy for contractors seeking to recover additional time or costs on a government contract (as part of a Claim or Request for Equitable Adjustment).  But when the basis for recovery is…
  • Nov 30

    Fox Speaks: Interpreting Government Contract

    Fox Speaks: Interpreting Government Contract
    If you are interested in an overview of the unique framework of laws, regulations, and rules that govern the interpretation of government contracts, I invite you to join me for a live webinar on Monday, December 18.…
Rank this Week: 2365

Government Information Blog

Government Information Blog

Posts from the Government Documents Librarian at Brooklyn Law School Library

https://governmentinfo.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 31

    Official Presidential Documents: Selected Source

    Official Presidential Documents: Selected Source
    The first State of the Union address by President Donald J. Trump is already available online and will be available from other sources in the coming days.  For our current president, there are a wealth of resources that give you access…
  • Oct 27

    I recently attended the Federal Depository…

    I recently attended the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Conference in Arlington, Virginia, October 16 – 18, 2017.  This annual conference brings together federal depository librarians throughout the country, and allows…
  • Oct 6

    Congress.gov: An Overview

    Congress.gov: An Overview
    Congress.gov is the official website for United States federal legislative information, having replaced the former website, Thomas.gov, which was retired July 5, 2016. The Congress.gov website is a very robust site with many features not…
Rank this Week: 2013

Government Contracts Blog

Government Contracts Blog

The latest updates on developments affecting government contracts. Published by Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.governmentcontractslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4538

The Data Driven City

The Data Driven City

Explores technology, data, and laws related to city planning, urban renewal, and government in general.

http://datadrivencity.com/
Rank this Week: 4216

FERCBlog

FERCBlog

Features reports and analysis of recent happenings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

http://www.fercblog.com
Rank this Week: 2508