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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/
  • May 5

    Beyond Biglaw: 3 Tips For Networking At Conference

    Beyond Biglaw: 3 Tips For Networking At Conference
    Lawyers who go to conferences and fail to network are really missing an opportunity to make new connections in a favorable forum -- where their fellow attendees are a captive audience.
  • May 5

    Suspended Biglaw Partner Leaves Firm

    Suspended Biglaw Partner Leaves Firm
    Partner leaves Biglaw firm after court finds he provided false information.
  • May 5

    Morning Docket: 05.05.15

    Morning Docket: 05.05.15
    * Ever argued about weed before SCOTUS? Ever argued about weed before SCOTUS... while high? The Supreme Court asked Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. to weigh in on the marijuana border wars suit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska against…
Rank this Week: 9

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 4

    Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retiree

    Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retiree
    Pfau, Wade D., Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retirees (March 16, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2579123 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2579123 “Variable spending strategies can…
  • May 4

    OCLC Research: 2014 Highlight

    OCLC Research: 2014 Highlight
    “OCLC Research: 2014 Highlights describes the mission and goal of OCLC Research and explains the way in which our work is organized around four themes: Research Collections and Support, Data Science, Understanding the System-wide…
  • May 4

    House Members Introduce Student Privacy Bill

    House Members Introduce Student Privacy Bill
    EPIC – “Congressmen Luke Messer (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) have introduced the “Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act of 2015.” The student privacy bill would prohibit companies from selling student…
Rank this Week: 14

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 5

    Now, doctor, prepare to defend your actions in 1992

    Now, doctor, prepare to defend your actions in 1992
    Trial lawyers in Connecticut push a bill that would keep the medical malpractice statute of limitations from beginning to run until a plaintiff reaches age 21, a rule already in effect in many other states [Daniela Altimari, Hartford Courant]…
  • May 4

    Controversial speech, the Texas attack, and the murderer’s veto

    Controversial speech, the Texas attack, and the murderer’s veto
    The unsuccessful attack on an exhibition of Mohammed cartoons in Garland, Texas, near Dallas, is the most recent attempted mass murder on American soil endeavoring to silence expression bothersome to radical Islamists; it is unlikely to be…
  • May 4

    Police and community roundup

    Police and community roundup
    Lucrative: Los Angeles writes $197 tickets for entering a crosswalk with “Don’t Walk” blinking [L.A. Times, more] Forfeiture reform bill in Tennessee legislature stalls after “a key committee heard from family members…
Rank this Week: 20

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 4

    Supreme Court to rule in pair of cases involving federal energy regulation

    Supreme Court to rule in pair of cases involving federal energy regulation
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday granted certiorari [order list, PDF] and consolidated a pair of cases that concern the scope of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authority to regulate demand response…
  • May 4

    Egypt court upholds death sentence for members of Muslim Brotherhood

    Egypt court upholds death sentence for members of Muslim Brotherhood
    [JURIST] An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for five members of the Muslim Brotherhood [BBC backgrounder] on charges of killing policemen in 2013. The charges include attempted murder, weapons possession and violence stemming…
  • May 4

    Supreme Court rules denial of proposed bankruptcy repayment plan not final action

    Supreme Court rules denial of proposed bankruptcy repayment plan not final action
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday in Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank [SCOTUSblog materials] that a bankruptcy court’s order denying confirmation of a debtor’s proposed repayment plan is not a…
Rank this Week: 31

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 69

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 5

    Mike Ginski | CLEARVIEW GROUP

    Mike Ginski | CLEARVIEW GROUP
    Mike Ginski has been named a principal in the state and local tax practice of ClearView Group, a New York-based communications consulting firm with offices in Hunt Valley. Ginski is a certified public accountant with significant accounting,…
  • May 5

    Will Baltimore use social media to prosecute rioters?

    Will Baltimore use social media to prosecute rioters?
    Last Monday night, while Baltimore residents set fires and looted stores to protest the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that police would use social media video and images to prosecute rioters. "We…
  • May 5

    Beverly White-Seals | COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF HOWARD COUNTY

    Beverly White-Seals | COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF HOWARD COUNTY
    Community Foundation of Howard County President and CEO Beverly White-Seals received the 2015 Brava! Award from SmartCEO magazine. The award recognizes female CEOs who demonstrate entrepreneurship and community involvement. White-Seals leads…
Rank this Week: 89

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    On YouTube: Constitutional History and the Administrative State

    On YouTube: Constitutional History and the Administrative State
    I mentioned a few weeks back that I was participating in a conference on The Constitution and the Administrative State: Past, Present, and Future at Stanford Constitutional Law Center. Video of the conference is now up on YouTube, including…
  • May 5

    New Release: Cannon on "The Green Movement and the Supreme Court"

    New Release: Cannon on "The Green Movement and the Supreme Court"
    New from Harvard University Press: Environment in the Balance: The Green Movement and the Supreme Court (April 2015), by Jonathan Z. Cannon (University of Virginia School of Law). The Press explains:The first Earth Day in 1970 marked…
  • May 4

    Images and Imagination in Theorizing about Law Workshop

    Images and Imagination in Theorizing about Law Workshop
    We have word of the conference Images and Imagination in Theorizing about Law Workshop, to be held May 20,  2015, from 10:30am - 7:00pm, in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, OX2 6UD:St. Ivo, Patron Saint of Lawyers…
Rank this Week: 98

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Apr 12

    My beliefs about “God”

    My beliefs about “God”
    It’s impossible to know the “truth” about anything that’s outside your direct experience. The only direct experience you really have (if you think about it a lot, and come to an honest conclusion) is what YOU think and…
  • Mar 16

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool…
  • Mar 1

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman’s description of the process goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and…
Rank this Week: 116

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: 124

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 172

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: 182

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/
Rank this Week: 194

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • May 4

    Unusually Stupid McClatchy Column Gets Free Speech Wrong

    Unusually Stupid McClatchy Column Gets Free Speech Wrong
    It was inevitable. I expected that in the wake of the attempted terrorist assault on a "draw Muhammad" event in Texas, people would write dumb things about speech. American journalists have not disappointed me. Well, they have disappointed…
  • May 4

    Prenda Law And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Appellate Argument

    Prenda Law And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Appellate Argument
    It's time for an update on the exploits of Prenda Law, that team of crooked, bumbling copyright trolls that's been stomped by judges nationwide. Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral argument in a Prenda…
  • Apr 30

    Was Ebony Dickens' Facebook Post Criminal?

    Was Ebony Dickens' Facebook Post Criminal?
    I'm waiting for the Supreme Court to decide Elonis v. United States, which may or may not clarify the difference between "true threats" and speech protected by the First Amendment. It's possible that the Supreme Court will clarify whether a…
Rank this Week: 207

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: 192

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Copyright and Classic

    Copyright and Classic
    Stephen M. Maurer, University of California, Berkeley, has published The Economics of Memory: How Copyright Decides Which Books Do (and Don’t) Become Classics. Here is the abstract.Legal scholars usually analyze copyright as an …
  • May 4

    Wondrous Thing

    Wondrous Thing
    A number of interesting law and magic related articles from the spring 2012 issue of Lapham's Quarterly.  Check out Lewis Lapham's Wonders Never Cease, on our interest in the wonderous and unusual,  Colin Dickey's Very…
  • May 4

    Comically Speaking

    Comically Speaking
    Professor Steve Jamar (Howard Law School) suggests this comic strip (I think it's called a "tier" in the terminology of comics) lets us into the world of (at least some of) our students. How about this one? Where did the house go? Some law…
Rank this Week: 253

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/
  • May 1

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right
    Credited with saving millions of lives per year, few health programs can boast the success of vaccinations. Even for those who, for health reasons, can’t be inoculated, vaccines provide a type of community immunity by preventing…
  • Apr 17

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'
    His name is James McGill, but most of us know him as Slipping Jimmy, or Saul Goodman, an ethically conflicted advocate for the unlawful. Making his debut in season two of 'Breaking Bad', actor Bob Odenkirk brought life to his loveably shady…
  • Apr 3

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi interview Laurel Bellows, former president of the American Bar Association, Renwei Chung, featured columnist and contributor to Above the Law, and Professor Melissa…
Rank this Week: 279

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Dec 4

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
  • Aug 12

    Measure twice, cut once

    Measure twice, cut once
    Finally got a chance to try out writing on Medium, @ev's new platform for writing on the web. I loved the experience, and expect I'll use it some more in the months ahead to get out a few other posts I've been thinking about. I wrote…
  • May 14

    How Google sets Goals: OKR

    How Google sets Goals: OKR
    (cross-posted from the Google Ventures Startup Lab blog.) On the day Google’s acquisition of FeedBurner closed in 2007, it was also the first day of a new quarter at Google. My new manager at Google asked me to draft my OKRs for him to…
Rank this Week: 355

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: 453

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    140 Law - Recent Leading Legal Headline

    140 Law - Recent Leading Legal Headline
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Prisoner's window escape from Toronto courthouse was briefCanada’s first legal incubator opens at RyersonCriminal Arrested After 'Liking' His Own Mugshot On Facebook -…
  • Apr 30

    Mobilegeddon: Is Your Law Firm Website Ready to Pass Google’s New Mobile-Friendliness Test?

    Mobilegeddon: Is Your Law Firm Website Ready to Pass Google’s New Mobile-Friendliness Test?
    Some call it Mobilegeddon.Google began to roll out a mobile-friendliness update last Tuesday, April 21, 2015.  With this latest, major algorithmic change, Google will now be boosting search rankings of mobile-friendly web pages…
  • Apr 20

    Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Cracks Down on Plenty of Fish

    Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Cracks Down on Plenty of Fish
    Global News recently reported that popular free-dating site Plenty of Fish (POF) paid $48,000.00 for violating Canada's anti-spam legislation that came in to effect on July 1, 2014.The violations happened within a 4 month…
Rank this Week: 423

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 18

    Victimless humor.

    Victimless humor.
    Someone once told me laughter is always at somebody else’s expense. I disagreed and lamely rejoined, “What about babies? They laugh and not at someone’s expense.” On later reflection, I had to admit he was mostly…
  • Apr 6

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.
    The State Bar of Arizona sent out a blast email to members last Thursday afternoon, April 2nd. The email sincerely insincerely asked for comments about its 2015-2019 Strategic Plan “to make sure we haven’t missed anything.”…
  • Mar 21

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.
    I finally saw Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). I wish I’d stayed virtuously ignorant. As an avid movie-goer, I try to see all the Academy Award Best Picture Nominees before the annual self-congratulatory award show…
Rank this Week: 607

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Mar 24

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg In Radio Berkman 216 we tackle the web as we know it in 2014-2015. Hate speech online, freedom of speech online, censorship and surveillance online, and, of course, whether our smart machines are out…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
Rank this Week: 580

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: 547

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 1

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi
    Low Testosterone Lawyers have filed the following Androgel lawsuit in Illinois: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISION______________________________Richard C. Kelly, Sr., : COMPLAINT AND DEMAND: FOR…
  • Feb 28

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live
    The past decade has seen a rise in lawsuits surrounding gender and sex identity issues. For example, in 2012, the news followed Jenna Talackova, a transgendered beauty queen, as she battled Donald Trump to gain eligibility to compete in the…
  • Jun 12

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing
    A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where…
Rank this Week: 626

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 842

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Apr 6

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)
    [The Supreme Court issued a Resolution dated 17 February 2015 (full text below), which is effective... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 6

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result
    The result of the 2014 bar exam was released on 26 March 2015 and, as per our tradition, it’s time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 4

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource
    [This joke reminds me of stories told by clients and fellow HR practitioners. It’s a funny... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 653

Blawg Review

Blawg Review

Reviews law blogs.

http://blawgreview.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 3

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review
    In January 2007, I received an e-mail message from Ed., the mysterious and pseudonymous editor of Blawg Review. By that point, I'd hosted a couple of Blawg Reviews and become a "sherpa", assisting Ed. and the guest hosts to source material…
  • Jul 2

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964
    Blawg Review #324 at the law blog of Texas attorney Paul Kennedy, The Defense Rests, marks this day in 1964 when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ending segregation in the United States, a signature piece of…
  • Jun 3

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special
    From his duck blind on the banks of the Thames, Charon QC watched as Her Majesty's barge and a flotilla of a thousand lesser vessels paraded before an adoring public out in the rain to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's first sixty years.Quite…
Rank this Week: 692

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Thoughts and Observations from Al Nye.

http://www.alnyethelawyerguy.com/al_nye_the_lawyer_guy/
  • Jul 26

    I've Joined A Firm!

    I've Joined A Firm!
    Wondering why you haven't seen any posts lately? I've joined the law firm of Robinson, Kriger & McCallum. Come give their website a look: http://www.rkmlegal.com/info.php?sec=2&pid=49
  • Apr 29

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy
    Do Your Divorce Right By Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy Tower Publishing $16.95 softcover, 377 pages, 978-0-9827955-3-8 (2011) This book should be required reading for all couples going through a contested divorce in Maine – it’s…
  • Apr 3

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine
    As reported in the Portland Press Herald today, the town of Searsport appears delighted to reject a planned a 22 million-gallon liquid propane storage tank in town. This was going to be a $40 million terminal that I can only assume would…
Rank this Week: 819

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

Covers legal news, politics, and whimsy. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com
  • Nov 28

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S
    MEANWHILE, IN AUSTIN'S STUDIO IN KANSAS CITY . . . Here's a shot of the inside of Austin's studio in Kansas City, with scattered self-portraits in oil done for a recent assignment--
  • Nov 28

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

    SELECTIONS FROM MY
    SELECTIONS FROM MY SKETCHBOOK . . . I haven't posted much "artwork" lately, though I'm still in the thrall of a drawing compulsion, which began when conversations about art with my son Austin (of the trip to Costa Rica),…
  • Nov 27

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 684

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • May 4

    Startups Face Legal Action for Treating Contractors Like W2 Employee

    Startups Face Legal Action for Treating Contractors Like W2 Employee
    Lawsuits against companies for a lack of distinction between contractors and employees are rampant. Startups especially are currently under fire for treating 1099 contractors like W2 employees, but without the benefits. Companies (especially…
  • May 1

    Six Officers Charged in the Murder of Freddie Gray

    Six Officers Charged in the Murder of Freddie Gray
    The death of Freddie Gray was officially ruled as a homicide by Baltimore’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby. All six officers involved in the case will face criminal charges. They were quickly taken into custody following the announcement by…
  • May 1

    Bruce Jenner Highlights the Legal Struggles of Transgender People

    Bruce Jenner Highlights the Legal Struggles of Transgender People
    Bruce Jenner has become the most famous American to date to come out as a transgender woman. Last week, the Olympic gold medalist and star of the show Keeping up with the Kardashians appeared for a groundbreaking interview with Diane Sawyer.…
Rank this Week: 1098

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • May 4

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)
    This following is a guest blog post by George M. Moore PhD, JD, a Scientist-in-Residence at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California, where his course in Drones and Surveillance considers both the technical…
  • May 1

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?
    Generally, you can’t compel someone to attend a deposition if he or she has been previously deposed in the same case. But there are 5 exceptions to this rule. A person whose deposition has been completed can’t be compelled to…
  • Apr 29

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff
    The family of a 9-year-old California boy who survived a fall through a school’s skylight reportedly claims the school district should be held liable for his injuries because it was too easy to get on the school’s roof and…
Rank this Week: 1045

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/
  • May 1

    All about the HLS Faculty Portrait Collection

    All about the HLS Faculty Portrait Collection
    If you’ve enjoyed the collection of Harvard Law School Faculty Portraits Collection–either the paintings in the Library or the black and white photos formerly in Pound and now located in the WCC–you may enjoy learning more…
  • Apr 28

    Student-Curated Exhibit “By Popular Demand” Now on View

    Student-Curated Exhibit “By Popular Demand” Now on View
    Recently, we gave HLS students a list of some of our favorite items from Historical & Special Collections’ extensive holdings of rare books, early manuscripts, faculty papers, photographs, and art objects. We asked them to select…
  • Apr 27

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More
    Got questions about using your Bloomberg, Lexis, or Westlaw accounts over the summer?  Here’s what you need to know about using each of the legal research databases. BLOOMBERG LAW If your workplace has a Bloomberg Law account, you…
Rank this Week: 994

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    How Legal Blogging Has Changed Over the Decade

    How Legal Blogging Has Changed Over the Decade
    Over at PrawfsBlawg, as they commemorate their tenth anniversary, they’ve been ruminating on the question of how legal blogging has changed over the past decade. As professorial types tend to do, they have been putting forth all sorts…
  • Apr 22

    Analyze Your Facebook Network Via Wolfram|Alpha, But Act Fast

    Analyze Your Facebook Network Via Wolfram|Alpha, But Act Fast
    Thanks to Tara Calishain’s ResearchBuzz blog, I learned about a Wolfram|Alpha tool that analyzes and visualizes your Facebook network and activity in minute detail. It provides a fascinating look at how you use Facebook and about your…
  • Apr 21

    Two Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite Legal Site in the Webby Award

    Two Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite Legal Site in the Webby Award
    Five law-related websites are in the running for The Webby Awards’ annual People’s Voice honorees. There are just two days left to vote. If you haven’t done so already, head over and support your favorite site. The five…
Rank this Week: 1221

Binary Law

Binary Law

Legal information and technology information. From Nick Holmes Managing Director of infolaw.

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Apr 15

    Social media platforms for lawyer

    Social media platforms for lawyer
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch March 2015. I’ve been looking at two new social media platforms designed for lawyers: Mootis (“specifically tailored for what is a vast legal services marketplace that extends far beyond the…
  • Feb 2

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch January 2015 Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox, first mooted the idea of a single government website back in 2010. Some thought the theory was sound but that delivery would be impossible. Once the project was…
  • Nov 21

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch November 2014. I ask this because I have been looking into the future for CPD in the two professions. Both are moving away from measuring CPD hours towards systems based on self-certified continuing competence.…
Rank this Week: 971

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 905

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

http://huskerblawgs.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?I saw it on TV! http://crm.avistsecurity.com.au/such/say.php CNN said it really works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from my iPhone
  • Dec 15

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?Breaking news http://kesem-tours.co.il/only.php it works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
  • Sep 11

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://azovschool5.ru/olf/passing.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
Rank this Week: 921

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Nov 27

    Folksonomies & Law – Background issues and theoretical perspective

    Folksonomies & Law – Background issues and theoretical perspective
    §.1.- Foreword «If folksonomies work for pictures (Flickr), books (Goodreads), questions and answers (Quora), basically everything else (Delicious), why shouldn’t they work for law?» (Serena Manzoli) In a post on this…
  • Nov 27

    Folksonomies & Law - Background issues and theoretical perspective

    Folksonomies & Law - Background issues and theoretical perspective
    §.1.- Foreword «If folksonomies work for pictures (Flickr), books (Goodreads), questions and answers (Quora), basically everything else (Delicious), why shouldn’t they work for law?» (Stefania Manzioli) In a post on…
  • Oct 30

    Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV)

    Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV)
    Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV) The emerging topic of Parliamentary Informatics (PI) has opened up new terrain in the research of the scope, usefulness and contribution of Informatics to parliamentary…
Rank this Week: 1070

PunditMom

PunditMom

Covers law, adoption, culture & lifestyle, and politics.

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 1234

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 968

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: 995

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • May 1

    SSD/SSI Hearings at the Buffalo NY Social Security Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

    SSD/SSI Hearings at the Buffalo NY Social Security Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
    You probably have seen television or movie depictions of courtrooms, so you may expect your Social Security disability hearing to take place in a big, old courthouse with lots of pomp and circumstance. Every hearing is different, but if you…
  • Apr 28

    Frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability

    Frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability
    Q: How do I know if you can help me? A: The only way to know if we can help you is for you to present your case to us, so that we can review your work and medical history and ask questions about your disability.  Contact us right away…
  • Apr 24

    Short Sales and Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure

    Short Sales and Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure
    At HoganWillig, we work hard to help our clients keep their homes in the face of a foreclosure.  However, there are times when it does not make financial sense to continue sinking money into an “underwater” home. If you are…
Rank this Week: 1624

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    Consumer Law - Know your rights!

    Consumer Law - Know your rights!
    The rights of a consumer will depend on the type of business and the agreement or terms and conditions of the trader. Consumer rights can be divided into 3 main categories:The Sale of Goods ActsUnder this Act, goods sold to a consumer must be…
  • Apr 28

    Is employers liability insurance legally required?

    Is employers liability insurance legally required?
    What is employers liability insurance?Employers’ liability insurance protects employers from liabilities such as staff illness or injury at work.Is employers liability insurance legally required?A recent survey on 1,507 SME's from Aviva…
  • Apr 22

    Landlords to register deposits or risk facing a fine

    Landlords to register deposits or risk facing a fine
    Buy-to-let investors have until the 23rd June to register for an official deposit scheme or face a fine of £3,600. Thousands of landlords could face a penalty if they fail to register their tenants deposits. This warning comes as the…
Rank this Week: 1887

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law
    “Iqbal’s alleged use of aliases violates law — solon,” states the caption of a news article, referring to the allegation of Davao City Representative Carlo Nogales that the use of an alias by MILF Spokesman Mohagher…
  • Apr 3

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)
    The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-NCR (RTWPB-NCR) has approved Wage Order No. NCR-19 (full text), providing that all private sector minimum wage workers and employees in the National Capital Region (NCR) shall receive an…
  • Apr 3

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine
    Calls for the increase of minimum wages have surfaced with the constant increase of oil prices. This increase in the prices of gasoline and diesel almost always have the effect of raising all prices of goods and commodities. How is minimum…
Rank this Week: 1598

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/
Rank this Week: 2040

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Mar 12

    What’s Cool? Indentation is Cool!

    What’s Cool? Indentation is Cool!
    A small, innovative group like ours is continually forced to make difficult decisions about what projects to take on next.  We just haven’t got the time to try all the things we can think up.  As a result, we’ve had to…
  • Mar 12

    Tax Help from the LII

    Tax Help from the LII
    No, we’re not talking about a tax-deductible donation to the LII (this time–but, feel free to go ahead and donate if you’d like). We’re here instead to introduce a new feature you might not have noticed in 26…
  • Mar 12

    LII Staff Profile: Sylvia Kwakye

    LII Staff Profile: Sylvia Kwakye
    She’s baaaack!  Former LII employee Sylvia Kwakye recently returned to Ithaca, and we are lucky to add her to our staff as a Text Systems Developer. “I practice the dark arts of data mining and natural language processing to…
Rank this Week: 1419

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

Covers lawsuits, settlements, accidents, crimes, and dangerous products being recalled.

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Feb 12

    Exonerations in America

    Exonerations in America
    This is a really interesting interactive map created by iLawyerMarketing.com who worked together with criminal defense attorney George Ramos of Ramos & Associates. It brings to light the amount of people[...]The post Exonerations in…
  • Oct 29

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE
    Whit Drake is a personal injury lawyer based in Birmingham, AL. He heads his practice, Drake Law Firm, along with his wife Katherine Drake. The attorneys aim to provide clients[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE appeared first on…
  • Oct 22

    Exoneration Map

    Exoneration Map
    The post Exoneration Map appeared first on Legal News & Information.
Rank this Week: 2032