Finger on the Pulse: From our Blogroll and Beyond

  • Feds to give no quarter in SEC-related parallel civil-criminal actions (WSJ Law Blog)
  • Will all breaches of fiduciary duties soon become criminal acts? (Sentencing Law and Policy – Law Prof Blog)
  • Two slightly competing views on false advertising complaint against GM filed with FTC (Walter Olson at Cato) (Todd Zywiki at Volokh)
  • DOJ’s Gary Grindler on intensified enforcement against counterfeiting & intellectual property theft (National Law Journal)
  • No, you may not plead guilty, federal judge tells business defendant (FCPA Professor)
  • More private securities lawsuits: a sure-fire way to solve the financial crisis (Shopfloor) (The D&O Diary)
  • FDA moves into regulation of social media (noting impact of WLF’s landmark “off-label” speech litigation) (Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP)
  • New Mexico court invalidates state false claims law as unconstitutionally retroactive (Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP)
  • An argument for plain English (and prohibiting the involvement of lawyers) in the drafting of state or federal laws: a 593-word sentence in one Massachusetts law (Lowering The Bar)
  • Gadolinium, Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis, and one judge’s admission of pseudo-science, all explained in one 6,100-word well-written post (Drug and Device Law)