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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 83

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 238

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

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

    2017 Relative TSR Prevalence and Design of S&P 500 Companie

    2017 Relative TSR Prevalence and Design of S&P 500 Companie
    Over the last several years as compensation committees and executives strive to align pay with shareholder returns, they have increasingly turned to market-based performance measures such as relative total shareholder return (RTSR).…
  • Oct 21

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake
    Asset fire sales—namely, the forced sales by distressed sellers at prices lower than what the highest potential bidder could bid if it were not financially constrained as studied by Shleifer and Vishny (1992)—have attracted much…
  • Oct 20

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right
    Various efforts to reform the shareholder proposal process, SEC Rule 14a-8, ask the Securities and Exchange Commission to formally curb the ability of share owners to file proposals. The proposed reforms, including a 2014 petition by a…
Rank this Week: 134

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Oct 22

    Integrity Lost: The Journalism Chronicle

    Integrity Lost: The Journalism Chronicle
    Michael Goodwin was weaned on Abe Rosenthal’s New York Times, rising to City Hall Bureau Chief before becoming Executive Editor of the Daily News and, now, chief political columnist for the New York Post. He’s been around, so when…
  • Oct 22

    The Stacked Deck

    The Stacked Deck
    There was always that one kid in class who raised his hand to answer every question the professor asked. Everybody hated that kid. And despite the appearance that he was about to have a humiliating bowel experience, the teacher rarely called…
  • Oct 21

    Donuts and the Blawgosphere

    Donuts and the Blawgosphere
    My old pal, Kevin O’Keefe, built a business around the blawgosphere during its heyday called LexBlog. He worked hard at it, and pushed lawyers to see the virtues of blawging, a word reflecting the intersection of law and blogging which…
Rank this Week: 147

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Oct 22

    “Gross Incompetence”

    “Gross Incompetence”
    York Daily Record reported that Woodland Terrace lost its license to operate a nursing home after finding “gross incompetence” following the death of a patient who wandered away from the home.  Audrey…
  • Oct 21

    Financial Exploitation

    Financial Exploitation
    The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that Veneford Blankenship who oversaw financial operations at a nursing home pleaded guilty to federal mail fraud, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Carol…
  • Oct 20

    Trump’s Violation of Article II

    Trump’s Violation of Article II
    Vox had an interesting article explaining how Trump’s admission and attempts to destroy the Affordable Care Act violates his sworn oath to the Constitution.  “The president has a legal obligation, under Article II of the US…
Rank this Week: 387

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

https://www.businessattorneychicago.com/
  • Oct 22

    Responding to Negative Online Review

    Responding to Negative Online Review
    Responding to Negative Online Reviews How can business owners or professional service providers fight back against online negative reviews, and when should lawsuits be part of their arsenal? Review sites like Yelp provide customers a way to…
Rank this Week: 146

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 49

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 22

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Oct 20

    Good Old Hyperlink

    Good Old Hyperlink
    By the time I was figuring out my stance on artificial intelligence, the legal tech talk had already moved on to blockchain. So I decided to write about something even more outdated – hyperlinks. Links are the backbone of (legal)…
  • Oct 19

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed
    An amended version of Bill 62, An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality and, in particular, to provide a framework for religious accommodation requests in certain bodies to foster respect for religious neutrality of the state…
Rank this Week: 55

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 596

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Oct 22

    Events and Announcements: October 22, 2017

    Events and Announcements: October 22, 2017
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Announcement ASIL presents “International Law and the Trump Administration: The Use of Force under International Law” Online, Monday, October 30 at 2:00 PM ET. This live online…
  • Oct 17

    China’s Rising Geolegal Sphere

    China’s Rising Geolegal Sphere
    by Malcolm Jorgensen by Malcolm Jorgensen [Malcolm Jorgensen is a Research Fellow at the Berlin Potsdam Research Group “International Law–Rise or Decline?”] In their new book The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to…
  • Oct 8

    Events and Announcements: October 8, 2017

    Events and Announcements: October 8, 2017
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Call for Papers The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre is a journal specialised in matters of interest for both civilian and military legal advisors…
Rank this Week: 700

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Oct 22

    Our Need For The Sacred – Part 2

    Our Need For The Sacred – Part 2
    I continue to reflect on General Kelly’s invocation of the word “sacred” in his presser Thursday past.  They general opined that there seems to be nothing sacred left in America – a sentiment that I share. …
  • Oct 21

    Hugh Hewitt on MSNBC from Boston

    Hugh Hewitt on MSNBC from Boston
  • Oct 20

    Our Need For The Sacred

    Our Need For The Sacred
    The host has made the point for several days that the entire Gold Star Family episode is dangerous territory.  And as this story has grown, and grown, and grown – it has turned extraordinarily ugly.  However, General…
Rank this Week: 630

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Oct 22

    #ParrotSunday - An Early Thanksgiving Message

    #ParrotSunday - An Early Thanksgiving Message
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 22

    Android 8 Oreo On Nexus 6P - Cutting Edge

    Android 8 Oreo On Nexus 6P - Cutting Edge
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 22

    #ParrotSunday - Sometimes, It Isn't Just About The Bird

    #ParrotSunday - Sometimes, It Isn't Just About The Bird
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 438

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Oct 22

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 22, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 22, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Oct 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 21, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 21, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Oct 20

    News Headlines for Oct 20, 2017

    News Headlines for Oct 20, 2017
    WeWork: A $20 Billion Startup Fueled by Silicon Valley Pixie Dust
Rank this Week: 46

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 35

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

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

    Feds trying to seize raw camel milk suspected in interstate case

    Feds trying to seize raw camel milk suspected in interstate case
    Federal officials are attempting to seize more than $70,000 in raw camel milk products stored in a warehouse in Kansas City, KS, including some bearing labels from a Missouri dairy, because they were allegedly shipped in interstate commerce…
  • Oct 20

    2nd pathogen in fundraiser outbreak; jambalaya still suspect

    2nd pathogen in fundraiser outbreak; jambalaya still suspect
    A second pathogen is in play in a northeast Louisiana outbreak thought to be caused by jambalaya served at a softball fundraising event Monday. By Friday afternoon, 125 people were confirmed sick and investigators found some of them are…
  • Oct 20

    Peter DeCoster gets out of federal hospital prison on Monday

    Peter DeCoster gets out of federal hospital prison on Monday
    Peter DeCoster, the 54-year old son of the one-time egg baron Austin “Jack” DeCoster, is set to be released Monday from the Federal Medical Center in Rochester, MN, a facility operated by the federal Bureau of Prisons.…
Rank this Week: 374

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 350

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Important Claims Handling Deadlines in Puerto Rico

    Important Claims Handling Deadlines in Puerto Rico
    Earlier this month, Ashley Harris discussed the Puerto Rico Unfair Claim Adjustment Practices or Actions statute (26 L.P.R.A. § 2716a) in Is the Insurance Company Adjusting Your Claim Fairly in Puerto Rico? In addition, some important…
  • Oct 20

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – Arizona

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – Arizona
    As we continue our state-by-state tour of claim handling guidelines we now visit Arizona. Arizona requires that insurance carriers acknowledge receipt of a claim within 10 working days of the claim being initiated.1 The carrier must also…
  • Oct 19

    Hurricane Harvey FEMA/SBA Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended to November 24, 2017

    Hurricane Harvey FEMA/SBA Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended to November 24, 2017
    The deadline to apply for Hurricane Harvey FEMA/SBA disaster assistance is quickly approaching. The application filing deadline for physical damage as a result of Hurricane Harvey has been extended 30 days and is now November 24, 2017. FEMA…
Rank this Week: 349

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Oct 21

    IPO Webinar on Sovereign Immunity at the PTAB

    IPO Webinar on Sovereign Immunity at the PTAB
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Sovereign Immunity at the PTAB: Gimmick or Genius?" on October 24, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET). Brendan Johnson of Robins Kaplan, Lissi Mojica of…
  • Oct 21

    FCBA Webasts on Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal

    FCBA Webasts on Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal
    The Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) will be offering a two-part webcast entitled "Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal, Answers or More Questions?" Part I will take place on October 27, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (EDT), and Part II will…
  • Oct 21

    Webcast on Divided Patent Infringement and Inducement

    Webcast on Divided Patent Infringement and Inducement
    Strafford will be offering a webcast entitled "Divided Patent Infringement and Inducement: Protecting IP Rights and Allocating Liability" on October 31, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Thomas L. Irving, Paul W. Browning, and Barbara R.…
Rank this Week: 859

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Oct 21

    Why the Lo Test Will Prevail

    Why the Lo Test Will Prevail
    Here I expressed confidence that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals will eventually straighten out the law on what makes a regulation content based, putting various speech-restricting statutes that intermediate Texas Courts have found not to…
  • Oct 21

    Sterner Days for Texas Free-Speech Law

    Sterner Days for Texas Free-Speech Law
    Situation excellent: On Wednesday the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the Beaumont Court of Appeals in Leax v. State. When the Court of Criminal Appeals granted discretionary review on Leax, I thought it would be the culmination…
  • Oct 9

    Texas’s New Nondisclosure Law

    Texas’s New Nondisclosure Law
    When Texas first passed its nondisclosure statute, it allowed some people with successfully completed deferred-adjudication probation to seek an order of nondisclosure effectively sealing the public records of their arrest. Nondisclosure had…
Rank this Week: 390

Washington Injury Law Blog

Washington Injury Law Blog

Covers Washington state injury issues, laws, cases and news. By Max J. Meyers.

http://wainjurylawblog.com
  • Oct 21

    What’s the Difference Between

    What’s the Difference Between
    What’s the Difference Between Source: Flickr Have you ever wondered where all these somewhat confusing terms came from? Well the answer is they are all types of Lawyers originated from various legal systems. Some of the terms…
  • Oct 20

    Student Loans And Bankruptcy

    Student Loans And Bankruptcy
    Student Loans And Bankruptcy Source: Flickr Student Loans Often Remain Following Bankruptcy One question many former students have when considering filing for bankruptcy is how their student loans will be handled. In a majority of…
  • Oct 19

    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case

    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case
    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case Source: Flickr {Have you found yourself in any kind of personal injury problem? If perchance…
Rank this Week: 801

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Oct 21

    More updates to the Changing Noncompete | Trade Secrets Laws Page

    More updates to the Changing Noncompete | Trade Secrets Laws Page
    It turns out that I missed a few bills! New York:  Two identical bills (one in the Assembly (A 6419) and one in the Senate (S 4688)) to adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act; and one (S 1204) that provides a procedural mechanism for…
  • Oct 15

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update
    For those following noncompete and trade secrets legislative activity around the country, I just updated our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws page. (This is a never-ending task with so many states thinking about changing –…
  • Oct 10

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31
    Almost nine years in the making, Massachusetts is on the cusp of noncompete reform. And, decades in the making (yes, decades, thanks to Steve Chow‘s extraordinary efforts), Massachusetts is also poised to update its trade secrets…
Rank this Week: 338

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

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

    Building a Cross Around Refreshing Recollection

    Building a Cross Around Refreshing Recollection
    A few days ago, I was preparing for cross-examination. The event never happened because the  hearing was terminated on a technical point before the other side could put on any witnesses. But court preparation is never a waste. All the…
  • Oct 21

    Title

    Title
    A few days ago, I was preparing for cross-examination. The hearing was terminated on a motion to dismiss before I could engage the witness in the planned cross examination. However, every time I prepare for something in trial, whether I do it…
  • Oct 20

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi
    Last night, I attended the Griffin Historical Society’s “Drink in History” event at the old Griffin Jail, featuring the fine products of the Jailhouse Brewery. I had spent my entire afternoon at the new Spalding County…
Rank this Week: 158

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/
  • Oct 21

    ALM’s portfolio of legal publication sites receive upgrade

    ALM’s portfolio of legal publication sites receive upgrade
    ALM (p/k/a American Lawyer Media) upgraded the user interface of its digital publications this week. From Gina Passarella, the Executive Editor of The American Lawyer: Our improvements will deliver the same breaking news and in-depth analysis…
  • Oct 19

    Channel 9 and donut

    Channel 9 and donut
    Every company talks about being real, open and authentic and nobody does it it, my company, LexBlog included. Being real, open and authentic requires a a company letting the outside world know what makes the company tick, what they’re…
  • Oct 19

    Channel 9 and donut

    Channel 9 and donut
    Every company talks about being real, open and authentic and nobody does it it, my company, LexBlog included. Being real, open and authentic requires a a company letting the outside world know what makes the company tick, what they’re…
Rank this Week: 24

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 341

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 21

    Echeverria Talc Trial – Crossexamination on Alleged Expert Witness Misconduct

    Echeverria Talc Trial – Crossexamination on Alleged Expert Witness Misconduct
    In a post-trial end-zone victory dance in Echeverria v. Johnson & Johnson, plaintiffs’ lawyer, Allen Smith proffered three explanations for the jury’s stunning $417 million verdict in his talc ovarian cancer case.1 One of…
  • Oct 20

    Statistical Gobbledygook Goes to the Supreme Court

    Statistical Gobbledygook Goes to the Supreme Court
    Back in July, my summer slumber was rudely interrupted by an intemperate, ad hominem rant from statistican Sander Greenland. Greenland’s rant concerned my views of the the Supreme Court’s decision in Matrixx Initiatives v.…
  • Oct 12

    Love that Hormesis to Piece

    Love that Hormesis to Piece
    Hermann Joseph Muller was an American biologist who won the Nobel Prize in 1946, for Physiology or Medicine, for his work on fruit fly genetics. In his Nobel Prize speech, Muller opined that there was no threshold dose for radiation-induced…
Rank this Week: 366

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 152

Shear on Social Media Law

Shear on Social Media Law

Covers legal issues involving social media websites. By Bradley S. Shear.

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

    Harvard Application Warning: Do Not Use Snapchat To Interact With Admission

    Harvard Application Warning: Do Not Use Snapchat To Interact With Admission
    I recently attended a Harvard information session in the Washington, DC area where the Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid William Fitzsimmons spoke to prospective [...] The post Harvard Application Warning: Do Not Use Snapchat To Interact…
  • Oct 12

    Facebook & Friends Lobbied To Weaken Maryland’s 2010 Social Media Election Regulation

    Facebook & Friends Lobbied To Weaken Maryland’s 2010 Social Media Election Regulation
    During the past few weeks, it has come out that Facebook and Twitter played an active role in distributing political ads and fake news that [...] The post Facebook & Friends Lobbied To Weaken Maryland’s 2010 Social Media Election…
  • Oct 6

    Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate is a Must Read

    Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate is a Must Read
    Sue Scheff and Melissa Schorr’s new book, Shame Nation is a must read not just for anyone who has been shamed or trolled online but [...] The post Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate is a Must Read appeared first on Shear…
Rank this Week: 558

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
Rank this Week: 554

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Oct 21

    New fentanyl conspiracy charges in North Dakota and Mississippi

    New fentanyl conspiracy charges in North Dakota and Mississippi
    Fentanyl conspiracy charges were filed this week after federal grand juries in Mississippi and North Dakota charged two Chinese nationals and their American and Canadian associates with allegations of importing… read more → The…
  • Sep 29

    Chuck Person and Rashan Michel are Not Guilty

    Chuck Person and Rashan Michel are Not Guilty
    If you were surprised to learn that college basketball is infected by money, you really haven’t been paying attention. But the story told in the criminal complaint filed this week… read more → The post Chuck Person and…
  • Sep 14

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death
    A Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma is being criminally investigated after eight of its residents died due to heat-related causes. Last Sunday, The Rehabilitation Center at… read more → The post Florida…
Rank this Week: 215

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off
    Health officials say about 150 people living in eight states have been sickened by Salmonella after attending a chili cook-off in Virginia. Dr. David Matson, director of the state’s Eastern Shore Health District, said by phone Wednesday…
  • Oct 20

    Baseball Fundraiser now has Salmonella and Clostridium Perfringen

    Baseball Fundraiser now has Salmonella and Clostridium Perfringen
    Columbia Health officials have released the latest numbers on the Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish. According to the Louisiana Dept. of Health, 125 people are now confirmed to have a gastrointestinal illness. This is up from just under…
  • Oct 20

    Arrest Made in Human Feces Tampering Incident

    Arrest Made in Human Feces Tampering Incident
    Live 5 News reports that Investigators say a laboratory test has confirmed that a substance a man sprayed on produce at a West Ashley Harris Teeter contained human feces and E. Coli contaminates. On Friday, law enforcement charged Pau Hang…
Rank this Week: 133

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 767

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    BUMP

    BUMP
    Author HydragyrumReproduced with kind permission of the copyright ownerSource Wikipedia Jane Lambert Chancery Division (Mr Justice Snowden) Banner Universal Motion Pictures Ltd v Endemol Shine Group Ltd and…
  • Oct 15

    Copyright in Photographs - Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen

    Copyright in Photographs - Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen
    Author JaggeryLicence: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2-0Source Wikipedia Jane Lambert Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen [2017] EWHC 2541 (IPEC) (13 Oct 2017) The above photograph is of a pub in Tenby where Dylan…
  • Oct 13

    Construction of Terms in Cross-Licensing Agreements: Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer Incorporation and Other

    Construction of Terms in Cross-Licensing Agreements: Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer Incorporation and Other
    Author Milkerfish Source Wikipedia  Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication Court of Appeal (Lady Justice Arden and Lord Justices Kitchin and Floyd)  Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer…
Rank this Week: 827

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: 43

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • Oct 21

    Address Workplace Harassment During October Stop Bullying Month

    Address Workplace Harassment During October Stop Bullying Month
    Boost workplace non discrimination, anti-harassment, anti/retaliation and other bullying prevention with October Stop Bullying Celebration.
  • Oct 15

    NIOSH Proposed Updated Occupational Safety Chemical Monitoring Rule

    NIOSH Proposed Updated Occupational Safety Chemical Monitoring Rule
    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is inviting comment on a draft chapter it proposes be published in the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM) used by the…
  • Oct 13

    2018 Social Security COLAs Set

    2018 Social Security COLAs Set
    Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018. The Social Security Administration announced the 2.0 cost of living adjustment (COLA) Friday…
Rank this Week: 590

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/
  • Oct 21

    An awkward death row moment, judges with PTSD, 'incompetent scientists using bad science,' and other storie

    An awkward death row moment, judges with PTSD, 'incompetent scientists using bad science,' and other storie
    Your correspondent has been away from the blog for most of the week, but here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers attention while mine is focused elsewhere:An awkward death-row momentTMW you find out the guy you're about to…
  • Oct 18

    'The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor'

    'The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor'
    Josie Duffy Rice has a solid piece in the NY Times on "the myth of the progressive prosecutor." Grits agrees with much of what she says, with one caveat: To me, the problem isn't the hypocrisy of a Cyrus Vance or a Kim Ogg but that…
  • Oct 15

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention:Civilian review in Austin brings no reformSee a report that the missus prepared for the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition detailing recommendations by Austin's civilian…
Rank this Week: 59

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 21

    Alex Skibine on the Last 30 Years of Indian Law in the Supreme Court

    Alex Skibine on the Last 30 Years of Indian Law in the Supreme Court
    Alexander Tallchief Skibine has posted “The Supreme Court’s Last 30 Years of Federal Indian Law: Looking for Equilibrium or Supremacy?” He presented this paper at the PLSI 50th Anniversary. Here is the abstract: Since 1831,…
  • Oct 20

    Friday Job Announcement

    Friday Job Announcement
    Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Maniilaq Association General…
  • Oct 20

    Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing

    Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing
    Here are the materials in Amerind Risk Management Corp. v. Blackfeet Housing Authority (D.N.M.): 42 dct order 28-1 amerind motion for summary j 33 response 36 amerind response 38 blackfeet reply Prior post here.
Rank this Week: 167

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
  • Oct 21

    Conference on International Sales, London, 16-17 April 2018

    Conference on International Sales, London, 16-17 April 2018
    King’s College School of Law is organising a conference on Unity and Diversity in the Law of the International Sale of Goods. This conference will bring together prominent academics and practitioners from all over the world to…
  • Oct 20

    Conferenza annuale: Corti europee e giudici nazionali

    Conferenza annuale: Corti europee e giudici nazionali
    On 30 October 2017 the Jean Monnet Module on European Civil Procedure will host its annual conference on ‘Corti europee e giudici nazionali’ in Milan. The conference language is Italian. For further information see here.
  • Oct 20

    Cross-Border Business Crisis: a Conference in Rome

    Cross-Border Business Crisis: a Conference in Rome
    On 3-4 November 2017 the LUISS «Guido Carli» University School of Law, with the support of the International Law Association (Italian Branch) and the auspices of the International Insolvency Institute, will host in Rome a…
Rank this Week: 241

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

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

    Weekend Reading: Brothers at War

    Weekend Reading: Brothers at War
    With the threat of war (or the crazy rantings about war) with North Korea, I thought I should learn more about the history of the conflict. I realized that most of what I knew about Korea and the Korean War I had learned from MASH. In…
  • Oct 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 20
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. 6 Trends in AML Compliance by Ambreesh Khanna Anti-money laundering regulations (AML), including Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements, are hardly a new…
  • Oct 19

    Is a TIC a security?

    Is a TIC a security?
    TIC refers to Tenancy in Common, not the blood-sucking insect. A TIC is a completely legal way of owning real estate that has been around for hundreds of years. When one of the parties owning real estate dies, that ownership interest passes…
Rank this Week: 239

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

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

    CRTC Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation)

    CRTC Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation)
    October 21, 2017 On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued an important CASL (anti-spam law) related decision in Compliance and Enforcement Decision CRTC 2017-367 (CompuFinder). In this…
  • Oct 11

    Individual Pleads to Criminal Bid-rigging For Condo Project

    Individual Pleads to Criminal Bid-rigging For Condo Project
    October 11, 2017 On October 10, 2017, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that another individual has pleaded guilty to rigging bids in relation to a condominium development project investigation (see: here). In this case, an estimator…
  • Oct 4

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member
    October 4, 2017 I am pleased to be presenting again at the Canadian Society of Association Executive’s (CSAE) National Conference – this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland. I’ll be co-presenting a session this year,…
Rank this Week: 811

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

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

    Nothing so Lovely as a Tree

    Nothing so Lovely as a Tree
    The books featured in this third top on our gallery tour—the case “Diagramming the Law”—all use images to overcome the limits of language for conveying complex legal and conceptual analysis. We think they can point us…
  • Oct 20

    Kozinski reviews new book — THE JUDGE: 26 MACHIAVELLIAN LESSONS

    Kozinski reviews new book — THE JUDGE: 26 MACHIAVELLIAN LESSONS
    So you thought a judge’s job is to be fair and impartial? To renounce personal gain? To have no agenda? According to Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover in their new book, The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons, that’s all…
  • Oct 20

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 10.20.17

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 10.20.17
    Some news from the world of law and humanities. Some Conferences, Calls for Papers, and Calls for Panelists   The American Constitutional Society for Law and Policy,  Barry University Law School Student Chapter,…
Rank this Week: 72

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

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

    Consumer Law: It’s What We Do

    Consumer Law: It’s What We Do
    We handle a variety of consumer law cases relating to home improvement scams, including roofing problems, air conditioning scams, home solicitation sales, and other types of consumer fraud and contract issues.  We also handle consumer…
  • Oct 19

    Consumer Attorney: Happy Client

    Consumer Attorney: Happy Client
    Client:  Latasha Client Review:  This is my attorney and they are the best consumer attorney..They helped me alot..so if anyone have any consumer issues Taras Rudnitsky is the one to call.. Client Review Provided:  September…
  • Oct 17

    Returning my lemon

    Returning my lemon
    Client:  Jenny Client Review:  I contacted Tina and Taras to find out what I could do about a dealership that sold me a vehicle illegally. The dash had multiple warning lights blacked out so they weren’t visible. This was my…
Rank this Week: 587

Stock Market Loss

Stock Market Loss

Covers misconduct by brokerage firms or financial advisors. By Hermann, Cahn & Schneider, LLP.

http://www.stockmarketloss.com/news/
  • Oct 21

    Christopher Thomas Tolmacs Liable for Negligence in $1.2 Million Case

    Christopher Thomas Tolmacs Liable for Negligence in $1.2 Million Case
    Stockbroker Christopher Tolmacs was found liable in FINRA arbitration for breach of fiduciary duty, gross negligence, willful wanton misconduct, conversion of funds, securities fraud and violation of the SEC Act of 1934. He was most recently…
  • Oct 20

    Stockbroker Mark S. Perry Barred for Unsuitable Trading

    Stockbroker Mark S. Perry Barred for Unsuitable Trading
    FINRA has suspended Mount Pleasant, S.C. stockbroker Mark S. Perry from associating with any brokerage firm in any capacity for a period of eighteen months. Perry was most recently employed by Independent Financial Group. Before that, he was…
  • Oct 18

    Investor Ryan Paugh Accused of Broker Misconduct

    Investor Ryan Paugh Accused of Broker Misconduct
    Beachwood and Independence, Ohio – Ryan Paugh is under FINRA investigation for violating NASD Rule 3040 and FINRA Rule 3040. Paugh has been associated with J.P. Morgan Chase Securities, and Chase Investment Services. He is being…
Rank this Week: 761

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Oct 21

    Review of “Assault in Norway: Sabotaging the Nazi Nuclear Program” by Thomas Gallagher

    Review of “Assault in Norway: Sabotaging the Nazi Nuclear Program” by Thomas Gallagher
    In 1943 and 1944, a couple of amazing raids by Norwegian volunteers removed the supply of heavy water – used by the Germans to develop nuclear weapons – from the Norsk Hydro plant at Vemork, Norway. Heavy water differs from…
  • Oct 18

    October 18, 1945 – Activist Paul Robeson Gets a Medal

    October 18, 1945 – Activist Paul Robeson Gets a Medal
    In 1945 Paul Robeson won the prestigious NAACP Spingarn Medal for outstanding achievement by an African American. What a shame that Paul Robeson isn’t better known as a hero and role-model. Martin Duberman’s biography tells the…
  • Oct 16

    October 16, 1854 – Lincoln Speaks at Peoria

    October 16, 1854 – Lincoln Speaks at Peoria
    The Kansas-Nebraska Act, passed on May 30, 1854, was “one of the most explosive congressional statutes of American history” according to Lewis Lehrman, whose book Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point focuses on Lincoln’s…
Rank this Week: 454

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Cases --- October 15th through 21st (2017)

    Cases --- October 15th through 21st (2017)
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Garcia v. City of Farmington (10th Cir., October 20, 2017) (affirming summary judgment in favor of Farmington:  Garcia’s characterization of Farmington’s perception of her cannot support…
  • Oct 13

    Cases --- October 8th through 14th (2017)

    Cases --- October 8th through 14th (2017)
    No Case
  • Oct 12

    Cases --- October 1st through 7th (2017)

    Cases --- October 1st through 7th (2017)
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Barrington v. United Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir., October 4, 2017) (reversing verdict in favor of United because the court erroneously failed to instruct the jury on pretext, which a reasonable jury could have found…
Rank this Week: 440

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    fast divorce

    fast divorce
    Often divorces are quite messy and full of conflict.  Parties fight over the smallest of issues and create enormous adversity amongst each other during the divorce proceedings.  All of this can be avoided according to the new law…
  • Oct 19

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time
    In an unprecedented trend for the U.S., more male children were adopted from other countries than female children by the end of 2016, a research found This trend is largely caused by a change in patterns of adoption in China—a…
  • Oct 16

    bullies and domestic violence

    bullies and domestic violence
    Often men in a power position in the movie industry there are sexual predators who will try to take advantage of young women for their own sexual benefit.  Harvey Weinstein, Roger Ailes, Eric Boling, Bill Cosby, R. Kelly, Bill…
Rank this Week: 202