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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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jan 19

    UN rights expert expresses dismay at Nigeria bombing of camp for internally displaced

    UN rights expert expresses dismay at Nigeria bombing of camp for internally displaced
    [JURIST] The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs), Cecilia Jimenez-Damary [official profile] on Thursday sharply condemned [press release] bombings in Nigeria as a means of counter insurgency…
  • Jan 19

    Federal judge orders Defense Department to release Abu Ghraib photo

    Federal judge orders Defense Department to release Abu Ghraib photo
    A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that the Department of Defense must release a cache of photos taken at Abu Ghraib and other sites in Iraq and…
  • Jan 19

    New Jersey court upholds firing of corrections officer who wore hijab to work

    New Jersey court upholds firing of corrections officer who wore hijab to work
    [JURIST] A New Jersey appeals court on Wednesday upheld [opinion, PDF] the firing of corrections officer Linda Tisby, who was terminated for wearing a hijab to work as an expression of her religious beliefs. Tissuey, who had worked for the…
Rank this Week: 11

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 19

    Pew – Public Sees Wealthy People, Corporations Gaining Influence in Trump Era

    Pew – Public Sees Wealthy People, Corporations Gaining Influence in Trump Era
    “As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, the public has starkly different expectations about which groups in society will gain influence – and those that will lose influence – under his administration.…
  • Jan 19

    Coastal Resilience mapping portal

    Coastal Resilience mapping portal
    “Coastal Resilience supports a community of practitioners around the world who are applying spatial planning innovations to coastal hazard risk, resilience and adaptation issues. This is a global network providing access to peer…
  • Jan 18

    Beige Book Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions By Federal Reserve District January 2017

    Beige Book Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions By Federal Reserve District January 2017
    Overall Economic Activity – “Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts indicated that the economy continued to expand at a modest pace across most regions from late November through the end of the year. Manufacturers in…
Rank this Week: 20

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 19

    January 20, 2017

    January 20, 2017
  • Jan 19

    Paul McCartney won’t ‘Let It Be,’ sues Sony to get back song right

    Paul McCartney won’t ‘Let It Be,’ sues Sony to get back song right
    Do you want to know a secret? A quirk in U.S. copyright law says Paul McCartney may be able to get the rights to one of his songs back as early as next year, with others following. But Sony Corp. appears to be standing in the way. The former…
  • Jan 19

    Justice Reinvestment Act faces implementation challenges, lawmakers told

    Justice Reinvestment Act faces implementation challenges, lawmakers told
    Justice Reinvestment Act hearing reveals implementation challenges under the landmark 2016 measure that changes the way Maryland’s criminal justice system treats non-violent offenders from a tool of punishment to a gateway to treatment.
Rank this Week: 22

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 19

    Great moments in U.K. hate speech law

    Great moments in U.K. hate speech law
    After a professor’s denunciation, West Midlands police in the United Kingdom recorded as a reported “hate incident” a cabinet minister’s speech to a Conservative Party conference. In the speech, Home Secretary Amber…
  • Jan 18

    Texas: serious litigation reform, serious result

    Texas: serious litigation reform, serious result
    “How tort reform helped ignite the Texas boom”: Over the last two decades, Texas engaged in a conversation as to the purpose and role of its civil courts. When that conversation began, the state’s courts had become virtual…
  • Jan 18

    Reuters investigates police union contract

    Reuters investigates police union contract
    “Over the last 40 years, cities have bargained away the power to discipline police officers, often in closed negotiation meetings with local unions.” Contracts frequently call for discipline records to be erased at short…
Rank this Week: 27

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    On Cabbages and Kings: Or writing the Favorite Chapter

    On Cabbages and Kings: Or writing the Favorite Chapter
    The time has come the walrus said to talk of many things. I’ve already talked about the introduction and the importance of your cover choices. Now it’s time to talk about the chapters. Some chapters will be a stately walk through…
  • Jan 19

    Strange on Pardon and Parole

    Strange on Pardon and Parole
    Carolyn Strange, Australian National University has published Discretionary Justice:Pardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression with NYU Press. From the publisher:The pardon is an act of mercy, tied to the divine right…
  • Jan 18

    Sellars on British Efforts to Try the Kaiser

    Sellars on British Efforts to Try the Kaiser
    Kirsten Sellars, Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, has posted The First World War, Wilhelm II, and Article 227: The Origin of the Idea of "Aggression" in International Criminal Law, which appears in The Crime of Aggression: A…
Rank this Week: 92

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Using Social Media To Build Your Online Reputation

    Using Social Media To Build Your Online Reputation
    BY GARRY J. WISE, SENIOR COUNSEL I was recently interviewed by Law Times correspondent Jim Middlemas on the role of social media in Canadian law practices.It was a good opportunity to briefly discuss the history of Canada's legal…
  • Jan 19

    Can Your Last Will and Testament Prevent Your Ex From Getting Child Custody After Your Death?

    Can Your Last Will and Testament Prevent Your Ex From Getting Child Custody After Your Death?
    BY PAUL ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYERAfter a marital separation, some parents will, for better or worse, go to unimaginable lengths to prevent their ex-partners from havingcustody or access to the children of the marriage.Can this fight continue…
  • Jan 19

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday January 19, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 19, 2017 at 6:33am PSTIf a deceased person owed support to a spouse or…
Rank this Week: 98

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jan 19

    Law School Deans Push Back Against Tougher Bar-Passage Rule

    Law School Deans Push Back Against Tougher Bar-Passage Rule
    As a tougher new bar-passage standard for law schools nears approval, a group of around half of the nation’s law school deans are urging accreditors to reconsider. The new rule would require 75% of a law school’s graduates who sit…
  • Jan 19

    ‘Keep Connecting’: Donald Trump’s Latest Branding Effort

    ‘Keep Connecting’: Donald Trump’s Latest Branding Effort
    President-elect Donald Trump is keeping his trademark lawyers busy. The incoming commander-in-chief has filed his first trademark application since he was elected president. Mr. Trump’s trademark holding company is seeking to…
  • Jan 18

    Land of Milk Money: Dairy Consumers Cash in on Class-Action Settlement

    Land of Milk Money: Dairy Consumers Cash in on Class-Action Settlement
    Got milk? If the answer is yes, you might be owed a little pocket cash. Lactose-tolerant Americans are cashing in on a class-action settlement from a milk price-fixing lawsuit. It’s not a lot of money; at the moment, under $20. But…
Rank this Week: 99

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 3

    Six Great Movies About Addiction

    Six Great Movies About Addiction
    As some people know, I am in long-term recovery from both heavy alcohol and cocaine use. I am also in recovery from both anorexia and bulimia, all wrapped around a diagnosis of body dysmorphic disorder. My sobriety date is April 8th 2007.
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
Rank this Week: 132

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
Rank this Week: 188

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix
    I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for…
  • Apr 8

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot
    From the looks of it, this is my first official blog post in over 6 months, and only the second post in more than a year. From the days when I used to track law bloggers, I definitely qualify as an “inactive.” I’ve been…
  • Sep 14

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 158

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 197

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 219

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jan 19

    Did Navient Mislead and Cheat Millions of Student Loan Borrowers?

    Did Navient Mislead and Cheat Millions of Student Loan Borrowers?
    Crippling student loan debt was a hot topic this past election cycle, so much so that it helped spark discussions about “reigning in college costs.” Considering the fact that the total outstanding student loan debt in the United…
  • Jan 19

    American Pediatric Association Recommends against Using Baby Powder

    American Pediatric Association Recommends against Using Baby Powder
    Only the hardest of heart doesn’t like the fresh, innocent smell most commonly associated with babies: baby powder. However, baby powder detractors may be on to something. Even the American Pediatric Association (APA) recommends against…
  • Jan 19

    Lawsuit Revived In Missouri Regarding Naked Pretrial Detainee

    Lawsuit Revived In Missouri Regarding Naked Pretrial Detainee
    Imagine that you’re a pretrial detainee in a little jail in Missouri. Now imagine that, as a detainee in that small jail, you’re forced to go naked for several hours while your only set of clothes are in the laundry. The only…
Rank this Week: 308

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 245

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 290

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 408

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    By Popular Demand, I Am Changing The Headline On My Recent ROSS Post

    By Popular Demand, I Am Changing The Headline On My Recent ROSS Post
    I cannot remember the last time I changed a headline on a blog post or even whether I ever did. But by popular demand, I am changing the headline on my recent post about a study that compared the ROSS artificial intelligence platform against…
  • Jan 19

    How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year

    How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year
    The dashboard of a demo site in LexBlog’s new blogging platform. When lawyer Kevin O’Keefe started LexBlog in 2003, many in the legal industry thought the idea of a company devoted to nothing but lawyer blogs was crazy. After all,…
  • Jan 18

    Fake Lawyer Blogs Repost My Post About Their Fake Lawyer Blog

    Fake Lawyer Blogs Repost My Post About Their Fake Lawyer Blog
    If ever there was poetic justice, this is it. Last week, I wrote about several blogs that purport to be written by lawyers and legal professionals but that are in fact using fake identities. I discovered them after I noticed that several…
Rank this Week: 380

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
  • Jan 16

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole
    One of my resolutions for 2017 is to blog more, so here we go. The video below contains photos that I’ve taken over the years of some of my favorite holes from about a dozen Houston-area golf courses that I’ve … Continue…
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
Rank this Week: 369

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jan 6

    Inside Trump’s EPA Pick and Possible Implication

    Inside Trump’s EPA Pick and Possible Implication
    On December 7, 2016, President-elect Trump chose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his nominee to head the Environment Protection Agency, better known as the EPA. Some have said that Pruitt is a climate change denier and an advocate…
  • Dec 21

    The Supreme Court Under President Trump

    The Supreme Court Under President Trump
    After a fight to the finish, Donald J. Trump has been elected President of the United States. With his presidency comes the role of appointing Justices to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has had its share of controversy. So who will…
  • Dec 13

    Inside the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest at Standing Rock

    Inside the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest at Standing Rock
    Since April, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, alongside other Native American tribes, have been protesting the construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline. The tribe claims that this pipeline, which will stretch from…
Rank this Week: 393

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

Covers law and legal information in the Philippines. From Fred Pamaos.

http://attyatwork.com
  • Dec 14

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe
    (Note: Full text of House Bill No. 1889 and House Bill No. 3010 reproduced below.) The Ways and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 13

    December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 Declared as National Holidays: Proclamation No. 117 (Full Text)

    December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 Declared as National Holidays: Proclamation No. 117 (Full Text)
    MALACANAN PALACE MANILA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 117 DECLARING 26... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 8

    Death Penalty in the Philippine

    Death Penalty in the Philippine
    The sitting President of the Philippines favors the reimposition of death penalty, also called... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 390

That Lawyer Dude

That Lawyer Dude

A family friendly site where people can come to learn about Law, Government, and the Judicial System. By Anthony J. Colleluori.

http://thatlawyerdude.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 338

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jan 19

    Learn how to start a photography busine

    Learn how to start a photography busine
    Have you considered photography as a career? Whether you want to run a photography studio or work weddings, here’s how to start a photography business.The post Learn how to start a photography business appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Jan 16

    You know MLK Jr., but do you know these 10 facts?

    You know MLK Jr., but do you know these 10 facts?
    MLK Jr. was a minister and social activist who played a major role in the civil rights movement. We have 10 lesser known facts to celebrate his birthday.The post You know MLK Jr., but do you know these 10 facts? appeared first on Rocket…
  • Jan 13

    Running a 21st Century Legal Plan Practice

    Running a 21st Century Legal Plan Practice
    Good practice management means less administrative time/cost and increased client satisfaction. We provide tips to get you there.The post Running a 21st Century Legal Plan Practice appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 1075

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 827

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jan 18

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD
    The CCC represents 33 countries A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was appointed the new Dean. The other board members appointed…
  • Jan 12

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID
    De aandeelhouder als schaduwbestuurder Niet alleen bestuurders en commissarissen van een vennootschap kunnen persoonlijk aansprakelijk zijn voor hun doen en laten, maar een aandeelhouder onder omstandigheden evenzeer. Uitgegaan wordt van het…
  • Jan 11

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN
    Niet iedere fout leidt tot aansprakelijkheid Wat het leerstuk bestuurdersaansprakelijkheid op de BES-eilanden (Bonaire, St. Eustatius en Saba) betreft gaat het om de persoonlijke aansprakelijkheid van de bestuurder voor zijn doen en/of laten…
Rank this Week: 944

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

Covers New York business, criminal, employment, estate planning, family and real estate law.

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jan 17

    Aging and Financial Decision-Making: Do Mom and Dad Need Your Help?

    Aging and Financial Decision-Making: Do Mom and Dad Need Your Help?
    A recent study out of the University of Alabama identified key warning signs that signal that aging adults are suffering from a decline in financial decision-making abilities. Researchers found that early warning signs that may be present…
  • Jan 11

    Surviving a WNY Winter

    Surviving a WNY Winter
    If you live in Western New York, you know that winters can be brutal.  The following are tips that you can use to stay safe in the winter weather:
  • Jan 5

    NYCRR Title 9 Amendment

    NYCRR Title 9 Amendment
    As of January 4, 2017, New York State regulations regarding brokers' treatment of consumer funds, real estate course subjects and hours, as well as business card requirements, were amended.   The changes are generally helpful for…
Rank this Week: 817

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jan 17

    Can a Miscarriage Be a Wrongful Death Claim?

    Can a Miscarriage Be a Wrongful Death Claim?
    A recent decision from the Alabama Supreme Court allows a woman to proceed forward with a wrongful death suit against her obstetrician after suffering a miscarriage.  While the decision has rocked a few boats, the Court only affirmed…
  • Jan 16

    Bieber and Usher “Usher” Out Copyright Claim

    Bieber and Usher “Usher” Out Copyright Claim
    Many of the most famous musicians have faced high-profile copyright cases accusing them of stealing their music from another artist. From Led Zeppelin to the Beatles to Skrillex to the guy who wrote the Ghostbusters theme song, the list of…
  • Jan 11

    Driving With FaceTime: Apple Faces Lawsuit from Grieving Family

    Driving With FaceTime: Apple Faces Lawsuit from Grieving Family
    Talking on a hand-held cell phone while driving. Texting while driving. Both of these activities are major causes of accidents that have now been banned in most states. However, with the development of technology, a new problematic activity…
Rank this Week: 528

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jan 16

    Payback is a mutha – Washington Bar hikes dues 141%.

    Payback is a mutha – Washington Bar hikes dues 141%.
    In 2012, a member referendum cut Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) dues from $450 to $325. Members were thrilled. Lawyers elsewhere were envious. From WSBA leaders, teeth-gnashing and underwear-twisting ensued. But truth be told, the…
  • Jan 10

    Court petition filed to split up Arizona Bar’s regulatory functions from its trade association activities.

    Court petition filed to split up Arizona Bar’s regulatory functions from its trade association activities.
    A petition was filed today asking the Arizona Supreme Court to amend Rule 32(c) and (d) so as to split the functions of the State Bar of Arizona into two distinct subsets, a mandatory membership organization (“Mandatory Bar”) and…
  • Jan 6

    Brokenness and broken justice.

    Brokenness and broken justice.
    Over the holidays, I finished reading lawyer and social activist Bryan Stevenson’s extraordinary memoir, Just Mercy. Not only does Stevenson humanize the incarcerated by telling their stories but he goes marrow deep in describing…
Rank this Week: 763

Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

Covers the intersection of law, theology and ethics. By Richard J. Radcliffe.

http://lawreligionculturereview.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    Year In Review, 2016

    Year In Review, 2016
    Books Read (In Order Read)1. Raw: My 100% Grade-A, Unfiltered, Inside Look at Sports by Colin Cowherd (2015)2. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (2010) [cd unabridged]3. Gorilla…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2015.

    Year in Review, 2015.
    Books Read (in order read)1. An Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media by Joe Muto (2013)2. The Lost Painting: The Quest For a Caravaggio Masterpiece by Jonathan Harr (2005) [cd…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2014.

    Year in Review, 2014.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (2009)2. You Herd Me! I'll Say It If No One Else Will by Colin Cowherd (2013)3. I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains by Chuck Klosterman (2013)4. The…
Rank this Week: 949

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Dec 31

    What is meditation exactly?

    What is meditation exactly?
    I started seriously meditating about three years ago, so I feel like I can now confidently explain what meditation is. Basically, it’s a skill that you can learn (and then improve upon) by regular training. So what is the…
  • Dec 23

    Lotta love

    Lotta love
    I wish more people understood the meaning behind this song (and I wish I could play & sing it better 😉
  • Dec 16

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it
    Some people talk a lot about winning. What is it they think is being “won”? And —more importantly— how are they going to win? What’s their approach? Some people are arrogant and reckless. Others have dignity…
Rank this Week: 581

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 738

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 950

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    CerealOffers.com - A great site about breakfast cereals and their gifts over the year

    CerealOffers.com - A great site about breakfast cereals and their gifts over the year
    Heads-up for a great site about breakfast cereals and their various gifts over the years. It's at www.cerealoffers.com and is packed full of wonderful information and pictures of the boxes and the gifts which could be found inside.…
  • Oct 19

    Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist

    Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Getting injured at a site of employment is a terrible thing to experience. Not only is the pain and embarrassment often difficult to bear, there are many legal…
  • Sep 21

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When most people are stopped by the police and given a ticket, or are caught on camera and receive a notice in the post, the majority pay the fine and take the…
Rank this Week: 802

First Impressions

First Impressions

Covers legal issues and news in Indiana. By Jennifer Mehalik of the Indiana Lawyer.

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Oct 18

    [IEDC] Soybean Processor Investing $30 Million at Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon

    [IEDC] Soybean Processor Investing $30 Million at Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon
    MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (Oct. 4, 2016) – Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. (CGB), a leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1970, announced plans today to expand its operations at the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon, investing…
  • Oct 18

    [IEDC] Global Auto Supplier Adding 120+ Jobs in Southern Indiana

    [IEDC] Global Auto Supplier Adding 120+ Jobs in Southern Indiana
    NORTH VERNON, Ind. (Oct. 12, 2016) – Metaldyne Performance Group (NYSE: MPG), a leading provider of highly-engineered components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle…
  • Sep 16

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month
    Each month, this newsletter will highlight one of the Hoosier Hot 50 (HH50) jobs. HH50 is a listing of the fastest growing, high-wage  jobs of tomorrow. The list’s ranking is based on expected demand and wages in 2022 for the state…
Rank this Week: 666

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Mar 5

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO
    In 2014 alone, over 348 million identities were exposed through data breaches. On average, a data breach costs an organization $6.5 million dollars, up 11% from last year. In many companies, the responsibility for responding to…
  • Mar 5

    2016 California Employment Law Update

    2016 California Employment Law Update
    LawRoom has just released its 2016 California Employment Law Update —a free, self-paced online course available 24/7 that will save you hours of research and provide you with interactive summaries of California’s most…
  • Mar 5

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data
    This is more than just bad passwords. Data security is as all-encompassing as the "Internet of Things," a phenomenon that makes it harder for you to unplug from the internet. Yet, your data is not as secure as you would hope. Recent…
Rank this Week: 726

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Nov 4

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign
    It’s Election Day!!! For those of you who spent the last few months on another planet or in a coma or merely, like 60% of eligible voters, just willfully oblivious – Congratulations! You managed to spare yourself from one hell of…
  • Oct 31

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure
    Growing up in the United States, there’s no question where our country stands in the world. We are the beacon of freedom shining across all free peoples of the world. Anywhere our light fails to glow is an irreparable damnation…
  • Oct 31

    If You Really Loved America…

    If You Really Loved America…
    If you asked the average American what makes the USA the greatest country in the world (it just is, OK? Don’t start!) I venture that high on most folks’ list would be that we’re a democracy, as in we have free and fair…
Rank this Week: 770

Lawyer On A Leash Blog

Lawyer On A Leash Blog

Covers how to hire and work with a lawyer. By Gideon Grunfeld.

http://lawyeronaleash.com/loal-blog/
  • Jul 21

    How Important Is A Lawyer’s Computer Skills?

    How Important Is A Lawyer’s Computer Skills?
    When lawyers charge by the hour, it is natural to question how much of their time is wasted because they aren’t proficient at using software such as Word and Excel. D. Casey Flaherty, who works as a lawyer in the Law Department of Kia…
  • Jul 7

    Marketing Advice Lawyers Receive

    Marketing Advice Lawyers Receive
    The American Bar Association Journal on July 1 published an article entitled, “50 simple ways you can market your practice.” It is directed to lawyers and contains such gems as: 17.) People sometimes need to be convinced that…
  • Jun 24

    Getting Your Lawyer To Estimate Attorneys’ Fees In Civil Litigation

    Getting Your Lawyer To Estimate Attorneys’ Fees In Civil Litigation
    “I don’t know what this lawsuit will cost because there are so many factors involved, and I don’t control many of them.” Can’t tell you how many times I have heard experienced litigators voice this sentiment when…
Rank this Week: 959

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 782

LII Announce

LII Announce

Features announcements, featured content and legal information factoids. From the Legal Information Institute.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Jan 19

    LII Donor Profile: John Reed, Food Gatherer

    LII Donor Profile: John Reed, Food Gatherer
    The LII relies on financial support from individuals to fund a substantial portion of its applied research and publication. We try to follow up with everyone to find out why they gave, and for constructive feedback on our work. Every so…
  • Jan 19

    A Quarter-Century of the LII

    A Quarter-Century of the LII
    I wish I could say that it seems like only yesterday… but it’s been a quarter-century.  We started the LII in 1992, just Peter Martin and I,  and, a little later, a student employee who became our first full-time…
  • Jan 19

    A Global Anecdote

    A Global Anecdote
    A short but unusual message appeared in my email a few weeks ago. It ended: “Veel succes met het onderzoek.” This wasn’t a case of someone typing too quickly on his phone. It was Dutch. And the story of why I found myself…
Rank this Week: 1869

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jan 19

    What’s new on HeinOnline?

    What’s new on HeinOnline?
    If you use HeinOnline, you’re probably well aware of its comprehensive Law Journal Library and U.S. Congressional Documents, but there’s so much more. Here are highlights of new databases and other content that Hein added and…
  • Jan 18

    Jonathan Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board

    Jonathan Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board
    The staff of the Harvard Law School Library congratulates Jonathan Zittrain, Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources, on his appointment to the U.S. National Museum and Library Services Board. The Board advises the Institute of Museum…
  • Jan 17

    Now streaming on Kanopy

    Now streaming on Kanopy
    Kanopy, a Netflix-like streaming service for academic institutions, has thousands of documentaries and movies available for free streaming. Here are a few titles they’re highlighting this month. American Political and Social Issues…
Rank this Week: 1826

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jan 18

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion
    When considering whether to move for summary judgment or summary adjudication, always assess whether there are better procedures available for narrowing the issues or terminating the litigation. Keep the following chart handy to help you…
  • Jan 13

    Say It Early and Often

    Say It Early and Often
    The most important concept to remember in organizing your statements to the jury, whether during opening statement or closing argument, is the “rule of primacy”: Jurors tend to believe what they hear first and most frequently.…
  • Jan 11

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right
    Employers often set up an “introductory” or “probationary” period for initial evaluation of new employees. There’s often a performance evaluation at the end of this period, and employers may believe they have…
Rank this Week: 3007

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

This day in legal history, with occasional relevant posts on legal resources and developments, and book reviews.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Jan 18

    Review of “A Fiery Peace in a Cold War” by Neil Sheehan

    Review of “A Fiery Peace in a Cold War” by Neil Sheehan
    Neil Sheehan is considered a “giant” among journalists: the reporter who obtained the Pentagon Papers for the New York Times, and the author of a Pulitzer Prize winning book on Vietnam, A Bright Shining Lie. This book by Sheehan…
  • Jan 16

    January 16, 1801 – Hamilton’s Astute Analysis of Jefferson

    January 16, 1801 – Hamilton’s Astute Analysis of Jefferson
    On this day in history, Alexander Hamilton wrote a letter to James Bayard (an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, Delaware and a member of the Federalist Party). In the letter, he makes his objections to the nomination of Aaron…
  • Jan 14

    Review of “Ike’s Bluff” by Evan Thoma

    Review of “Ike’s Bluff” by Evan Thoma
    A number of new studies of Dwight Eisenhower have reassessed him in a much more positive light than he was previously considered. (Historical revisionism of the Eisenhower Administration is not a new phenomenon, but it has picked up speed of…
Rank this Week: 2482

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Jan 17

    25 for 25: Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

    25 for 25: Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away…
    [ Note: This year marks the LII’s 25th year of operation.  In honor of the occasion, we’re going to offer “25 for 25” — blog posts by 25 leading thinkers in the field of open access to law and legal…
  • Oct 1

    Constitutions as Summer Reading

    Constitutions as Summer Reading
    Two years ago my collaborators and I introduced a new resource for understanding constitutions. We call it Constitute. It’s a web application that allows users to extract excerpts of constitutional text, by topic, for nearly every…
  • Aug 20

    Legal Research Ontology, Part II

    Legal Research Ontology, Part II
    My blog post last year about developing a legal research ontology was such an optimistic (i.e., naive), linear narrative. This was one of my final notes: At this point, I am in the beginning stages of taking advantage of all the semantic web…
Rank this Week: 4022

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 17

    Bloomberg Law Training Webinar

    Bloomberg Law Training Webinar
    Bloomberg Law is a vital tool for many legal research projects, including docket research, company research, and finding good transactional sample documents. USF offers Bloomberg Law accounts to current USF Law faculty, students, and staff…
  • Dec 20

    Holiday Hours: Closed December 22 to January 2

    Holiday Hours: Closed December 22 to January 2
    As noted on our hours page, the law library closes for the holiday break on Thursday, December 22 and will remain closed through January 2, 2017. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
  • Oct 25

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    With Bloomberg Law’s new Litigation Analytics feature, you can gather inside information about federal judges. Find out how judges rule on motions, how long they typically take to decide cases, and how often they are overturned on appeal.…
Rank this Week: 2514

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 23

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?
    As 2016 comes to an end and the presidency of Donald J. Trump about to begin, a lot of liberals I know are very worried about what the Supreme Court will do once President Trump appoints a successor to the late Justice Antonin Scalia. They…
  • Nov 9

    As I was saying...

    As I was saying...
    So we have been running this series on people who will never be President.  For the most part, we have been spot on.  But this post will need to get walked back at some point.  I can;t speak for Mr. Torvik but I promise to…
  • Oct 21

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.
    I strongly believe that electing judges is a very bad idea. See e.g., here and here. Over at Slate, Robert J. Smith has an article about how two justices on the Kansas Supreme Court survived an attempt by death penalty…
Rank this Week: 3278