A toast to making it through the first work week of 2018, and to the first Top 10 in Law Blogs of the new year! Jeff Sessions made it a busy week in the legalized marijuana industry by rescinding the Cole Memo; Hilary Bricken of the Canna Law Blog covered the breaking news and discussed what the Memo included, and Steve Levin at Cannabis Law Now published a post on the ramifications of this decision. View Full Post
The holidays are upon us and, based on the blog post titles from our Top 10 this week, the attorney-bloggers in our network are feeling rather festive. Below, you can read about the impact of the newly-passed Tax Reform Bill on tax-advantaged bonds from Cynthia Mog of the Public Finance Tax Blog, and its impact on alimony from Mark Ashton of Pennsylvania Family Law; the fascinating legal considerations surrounding athletes’ biometric data from Brian Lam of Sports Law Matters; and CEO Kevin O’Keefe’s announcement of the newest member of the LexBlog team, Bob Ambrogi. View Full Post
It was another busy week in the world, with major headlines about the rapid growth of bitcoin, further developments on the Brexit transition, and a vote to repeal Net Neutrality in the United States. On The LexBlog Network, our attorneys discussed these issues and a wide variety of other topics, and this week’s Top 10 features a post about the impact of fertility issues on couples from Cynthia Brown of Brown Law Offices; a guest post from Romano I. View Full Post
Earlier this morning, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to repeal the 2015 Obama-era net neutrality rules. In a statement from the agency, the move “will protect consumers at far less cost to investment than the prior rigid and wide-ranging utility rules,” but there are many who oppose this change, including Mignon Clyburn, the Commissioner of the FCC. View Full Post
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock (and really, with some of the news nowadays, we can’t blame you), you’ve likely heard a fair bit about the CFPB. Among other things, the CFPB, or Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, saw its director (Richard Cordray) resign, witnessed not one, but two people claim to be the new acting director, and now finds itself embroiled in a growing number of lawsuits. View Full Post
Welcome back to another week of LexBlog’s Top 10 in Law Blogs! This week’s assortment features a post from Canna Law Blog’s John Mansfield on the FDA’s stance on medical marijuana; Thomas J. Crane considers whether President Trump’s tweets are “official;” and Jonathan Kolodziej And Jason Bushby, Bradley attorneys and Financial Services Perspectives bloggers, discuss everything you should know about the current and future state of the CFPB. View Full Post
Happy December and, most importantly, happy Friday! Between the tumultuous events at the CFPB, the trial of Michael Flynn, and accusations of sexual harassment against Matt Lauer, this week has been an incredibly active news cycle. This week’s top 10 blog posts includes the debut piece from Jordan Galvin’s blog, about how the MSU Law student uses the Kanban system in her work with MSU’s Center for Legal Services Innovation (LegalRnD); an update on a recent decision in favor of the rights of street artists from Katharine Haydock of Hughes, Hubbard, & Reed; and a post on the distribution of funds raised by the Texas District & County Attorneys Foundation to benefit prosecutors, investigators, and administrative staff impacted by Hurricane Harvey. View Full Post