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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/
  • Apr 28

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!
    Who prevailed in this year's epic contest?
  • Apr 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17
    * Try not to let the irony overwhelm you. [Deadspin] * If you are going to fail the bar exam, do it like a champion. [Excellence in Law School] * Impeachment may not be everything it is cracked up to be. [Huffington Post] * The Fox New…
  • Apr 28

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking
    Further evidence that elite Wall Street firms are operating by different economic rules than the rest of the legal industry.
Rank this Week: 6

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 29

    Turkey blocks Wikipedia as threat to national security

    Turkey blocks Wikipedia as threat to national security
    Turkey blocked [Turkey Blocks press release] the website Wikipedia [official website] on Saturday deeming it a threat to national security. Opponents say Turkey’s choice [Reuters report] to block the website further supports rights…
  • Apr 29

    Trump signs order reducing restrictions on offshore drilling

    Trump signs order reducing restrictions on offshore drilling
    US President Donald Trump signed an executive order [text] on Friday to lift restrictions placed on offshore oil drilling. According to a statement [press release], about 94 percent of the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) was either…
  • Apr 28

    Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standard

    Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standard
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Thursday granted a request from the Trump administration to stay ligation concerning an Obama administration air pollution regulation. The rule in…
Rank this Week: 14

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 29

    Judge in Ireland rules on playground fall

    Judge in Ireland rules on playground fall
    A child hurt herself falling on a playground in Dublin, Ireland, and this is what Mr. Justice Raymond Groarke of the Circuit Civil Court wrote: She was engaged in a game of chase pure and simple and, while it is most regrettable that she…
  • Apr 29

    Medical liability: reviving the case for contract

    Medical liability: reviving the case for contract
    “Typical medical malpractice reform efforts are aimed at lowering costs for physicians, but what if many problems associated with medical malpractice could be handled via contract?” In a new Cato Podcast with interviewer Caleb…
  • Apr 28

    Claim: church’s rule against breast-feeding in the pews violates Virginia law

    Claim: church’s rule against breast-feeding in the pews violates Virginia law
    In 2015, following the lead of many other states, Virginia passed a “law that says women have a right to breast-feed anywhere they have a legal right to be.” The law provides “no exemption for religious institutions.”…
Rank this Week: 15

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 27

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point
    “The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and…
  • Apr 27

    How Libraries Became Public

    How Libraries Became Public
    Barbara Fister, April 26, 2017 – “Of all of our cultural institutions, the public library is remarkable. There are few tax-supported services that are used by people of all ages, classes, races, and religions. I can’t think…
  • Apr 27

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction
    “When people talk about addiction, the first thing that comes to mind are illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. But in the mobile era, behavioral addiction is much more prevalent and pervasive — and the culprit is the ubiquitous…
Rank this Week: 17

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 6

    Ooops.....

    Ooops.....
    People in glass houses should not throw stones. I wonder how many of the other Senators have equal pay between their male and female staff?…
  • Mar 19

    The Horror!!!!!

    The Horror!!!!!
    If I had Secret Service drivers and lead, trail, and outrider vehicles to stop cross traffic, i would not use carseats either. Hell, i would forego  seat belts too. Well, maybe not on the Beltway-those drivers are crazy.…
  • Mar 18

    WaPo Fake New

    WaPo Fake New
    So. A significant paper makes a who purports to be a non-partisan  reporter of news makes a claim that is unsubstantiated by facts. But it is not "fake news."…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

    My unconsciously biased address book
    The 20% problemEarlier this year, I cleaned up my contacts and became interested in what the gender split would look like for my address book. Not only was it no better than my Twitter experiment from last year, the numbers were exactly the…
  • Oct 1

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network
    A month or so ago, I got to wondering whether there was any way to determine the gender of my LinkedIn network. Surprisingly, LinkedIn doesn't even ask for gender on sign-up, so I couldn't just pull the info directly from LinkedIn. And I…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 82

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 27

    Veterans Have a Right to Bring Class Actions, Court Rule

    Veterans Have a Right to Bring Class Actions, Court Rule
    A special veterans' court has the ability to hear class actions, an appellate court found.
  • Apr 26

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea
    Legislation introduced in Congress on Wednesday would expose cruise operators to broader damages for passenger deaths, bringing the industry in line with airlines and land transportation companies. The Cruise Passenger Protection Act…
  • Apr 25

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning
    “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” — “Donald Trump” “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” —”Barack Obama” Presidents Donald Trump and Barack…
Rank this Week: 98

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 121

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday April 27, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A last will can leave instructions for who will have custody of the deceased's children.These custody appointments are valid for…
  • Apr 26

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday April 26, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.In difficult custody cases, a Court may request that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) become involved to investigate…
  • Apr 25

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Tuesday April 25, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law.The amount payable to wrongfully dismissed employee depends on length of employment, age salary and several other…
Rank this Week: 141

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/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • May 16

    Gault @ 50

    Gault @ 50
    No description is available at this time.
  • May 3

    Cradle to Kindergarten

    Cradle to Kindergarten
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 147

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    There's a wide-ranging selection of historical texts reviewed in the press this week:Books and Ideas carries a review of Elizabeth Hinton's From The War On Poverty To The War On Crime : The Making Of Mass Incarceration in…
  • Apr 28

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Legal and policy historian Wendell Pritchett has been selected as Provost at the University of Pennsylvania.Here's a Call for a one-year fellowship at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law on the history of water law in mandate…
  • Apr 28

    A New Oral History of a Career DOJ Lawyer

    A New Oral History of a Career DOJ Lawyer
    The Historical Society of the DC Circuit announces the posting of the latest in its excellent and important series of oral histories.  This one is of Robert Kopp, who served for forty-five years in the Appellate Section of the Civil…
Rank this Week: 169

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: 187

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: 242

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/
  • Apr 28

    The Aftermath of the Massachusetts Drug Lab Scandal and the Dismissal of 21,000 Case

    The Aftermath of the Massachusetts Drug Lab Scandal and the Dismissal of 21,000 Case
    On April 18th 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court dismissed more than 21,000 low-level drug cases connected to the drug lab scandal that involved Annie Dookhan, a former chemist of a Massachusetts crime lab who admitted to…
  • Apr 14

    Your Browser History: How Recent ISP Legislation Affects Privacy

    Your Browser History: How Recent ISP Legislation Affects Privacy
    On April 3rd, 2017, President Trump signed into law a controversial measure repealing online privacy protections, which were established by the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama Administration and would go into effect at the…
  • Mar 31

    Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?

    Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?
    On March 16, 2017, President Trump unveiled his proposed federal budget. With this proposed budget came many federal budget cuts to federal agencies and programs like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, “Meals on Wheels,” and…
Rank this Week: 417

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 28

    ISP Swears They Won’t Sell Your Browser History

    ISP Swears They Won’t Sell Your Browser History
    Congress voted to take away your privacy rights when it comes to how internet service providers (ISPs) may use your data, and President Trump signed it into law. Just recently they officially repealed Obama era privacy regulations out of the…
  • Apr 27

    Facebook Faces Backlash for Livestream Murder

    Facebook Faces Backlash for Livestream Murder
    Random acts of violence are truly devastating, but they are even worse when they’re livestream on Facebook and shared thousands of times for the world to see. Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old male from Cleveland, Ohio, was murdered…
  • Apr 26

    Survivor Contestant Publicly “Outed” Highlights the Mistreatment of Transgender Community

    Survivor Contestant Publicly “Outed” Highlights the Mistreatment of Transgender Community
    The reality competition show Survivor has been running strong for seventeen years and is on its thirty-fourth season. But in all their seasons, never had they had a transgender contestant. And never has someone been “outed” on…
Rank this Week: 307

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Apr 26

    Randazza: I was on Infowars (and I liked it)

    Randazza: I was on Infowars (and I liked it)
    I've never been the biggest fan of Infowars. I'm glad it's there, but it wasn't my thing. When I got asked to be a guest on it, I expected hostility. I have to say, the interviewer, David Knight, was better than any I've had on CNN, Fox, or…
  • Apr 24

    No, Trump Didn't Argue That Protesters Have No Right To Protest or Violated His Right

    No, Trump Didn't Argue That Protesters Have No Right To Protest or Violated His Right
    Donald Trump is no friend of free speech. He promotes ignorance about the First Amendment and has a history of bogus censorious lawsuits. It is not necessary to make things up to paint him as censorious and uninformed about free speech…
  • Apr 23

    Randazza: The March for Science … but was it?

    Randazza: The March for Science … but was it?
    By Randazza The "March for Science" seemed like a great idea. Science is awesome. Making decisions based on evidence and the scientific method is superior to making decisions based on superstition and emotion. So yay science. I'm certain (or…
Rank this Week: 319

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/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 371

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 405

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: 419

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: 353

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: 401

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 743

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Apr 28

    Patients Say Michigan Doctor Performed Botched Cosmetic Surgeries Out of a Pole Barn

    Patients Say Michigan Doctor Performed Botched Cosmetic Surgeries Out of a Pole Barn
    An Allegan County, MI, doctor is being investigated over allegations he performed unauthorized cosmetic surgeries out of a pole barn. An area woman represented by attorney John Hayes said she went to Dr. Bradley Bastow to have a liposuction…
  • Apr 28

    Bindertek: Professional File Organization for Every Office

    Bindertek: Professional File Organization for Every Office
    Paper is still crucial to a well-run law office. The Bindertek system of professional file organization allows you to coordinate your paper records with your digital files to increase your efficiency and billable hours. Read on to learn more…
  • Apr 28

    House Introduces Bill to Loosen Obama-Era Regulations on E-Cigarette

    House Introduces Bill to Loosen Obama-Era Regulations on E-Cigarette
    The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill Thursday which would loosen Obama-era regulations on e-cigarettes. The proposal was brought about Rep. Duncan Hunter (R) of California, a vocal and longtime supporter of the use of…
Rank this Week: 1083

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/
  • Apr 26

    More nitwittery on Twitter, this time concerning the Supreme Court

    More nitwittery on Twitter, this time concerning the Supreme Court
    If my post yesterday were not enough evidence that I need to stop looking at Twitter, I think today's post will provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt.This morning I saw this tweet:Katie Couric‏Verified…
  • Apr 25

    Will nitwits rule us all?

    Will nitwits rule us all?
    I moved to Minnesota during an election year. I was not particularly thrilled about the results of that particular election on either a nationwide or statewide level. Most of the candidates that I liked lost that year. But since I had not…
  • Apr 20

    Good press for a good friend.

    Good press for a good friend.
    I have a big post coming but in the meantime, please take a look at this post at Minnesota Litigator. It discusses a big win for a good friend of Mr. Torvik's and mine, Martin Fallon.  It's nice to see one great person/lawyer (i.e., Seth…
Rank this Week: 514

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 8

    One more head shake, this time concerning lawyer discipline.

    One more head shake, this time concerning lawyer discipline.
    Had I waited another day, I could’ve added one more head shake to my last post. Last night, the Arizona Republic reported Jodi Arias prosecutor Juan Martinez would not be disciplined over the publication of his book about the Jodi Arias…
  • Apr 6

    Time enough to SMH.

    Time enough to SMH.
    Although still not a Twitter fan boy, I confess there’s something to the immediacy of firing off 140 character tournedos of untenderized thought. Admittedly, there are drawbacks to expelling every rashly considered impulsivity into the…
  • Mar 17

    Missing my chance — again!

    Missing my chance — again!
    Yesterday I got another mass email from the State Bar of Arizona (SBA). “Last Chance to Answer the State Bar of Arizona Member Survey” declared the subject line. “Please take a few minutes NOW to fill out the…
Rank this Week: 829

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 1146

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: 527

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

Covers legal information on a wide variety of timely topics. By the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
Rank this Week: 694

United Global Law Group Legal Blog

United Global Law Group Legal Blog

Covers business litigation, child custody, child support, criminal law, immigration, medical malpractice news.

http://www.unitedgloballaw.com/legal-blog/
  • May 13

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death
    Four-month old Cash Bell died as a result of head injuries while in the care of former nanny Sarah Cullen in March of 2014. Cullen was subsequently convicted of felony child abuse and sentenced to 70 years in federal prison. Bell’s…
  • May 5

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee
    Lt. Matthew Kohr and his wife Melanie filed a lawsuit against Starbucks after a free cup of coffee spilled on Mathtew’s lap in January of 2012 and allegedly caused severe burns, blisters and emotional damage. Kohr claims the lid popped…
  • Apr 29

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown
    The parents of Michael Brown are suing the city of Ferguson after claiming wrongful-death and promising to bring to light new forensic details about the police version of events. Brown’s death sparked controversy and a national debate…
Rank this Week: 994

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: 567

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Jul 9

    SEC to Act on Public Advertising of Private Placements?

    SEC to Act on Public Advertising of Private Placements?
    The SEC has announced that at its July 10 meeting (tomorrow!) it will take up implementation of the JOBS Act provision to allow in effect public advertising of private placements.  This provision was included in the Act in an effort to…
  • Jun 10

    Financing Med Devices 2013

    Financing Med Devices 2013
    It is not a secret that funding for med devices remains depressed compared to the heyday period up to 2008 --  but this may be the new normal.  What are the current groundrules? Suggestions from the June 7 conference held by Mass…
  • May 15

    Investing in Today's Market Environment

    Investing in Today's Market Environment
     With the stock market charging ahead, how should you be investing your money?  At a program presented May 15th by Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, while noting that each portfolio should reflect that investor’s goals,…
Rank this Week: 492

Supreme Dicta

Supreme Dicta

Offers an eccentric look at law, politics and the Supreme Court.

http://www.supremedicta.com/
  • Jun 26

    Deep in the heart of Texa

    Deep in the heart of Texa
    By this time next week, I will be a Texas resident. I will be in Austin, not San Antonio, but still this is fantastic.
  • Jun 24

    Frito...Lay

    Frito...Lay
    Plus a shout out to Lowell "The Hammer" Stanley...I remember him from late nights watching TV in college.
  • Jun 16

    Why am I getting into academia?

    Why am I getting into academia?
    ...when I have to overcome obstacles like this:A new poll for Fox News is a good indication of how members of the one of the nation's most important institutions operate largely out of the public's consciousness. Asked "Which one of the…
Rank this Week: 1021

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
  • Apr 29

    April 29, 1917 – National Board for Historical Service Resolutions Adopted

    April 29, 1917 – National Board for Historical Service Resolutions Adopted
    Shortly after the U.S. entered World War I, on this day in history, a group of eminent historians formulated a list of resolutions on how best to “aid in supplying the public with trustworthy information of historical or similar…
  • Apr 27

    Review of “Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History” by Eric Foner

    Review of “Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History” by Eric Foner
    My idea of a perfect dinner party would be to have Eric Foner there. Just him alone would be fine. And I wouldn’t have to say a word, I would just ask him to talk. This book is the next-best thing; in fact, it’s better, because…
  • Apr 25

    April 25, 1910 – Charles Evans Hughes Nominated to the Supreme Court

    April 25, 1910 – Charles Evans Hughes Nominated to the Supreme Court
    Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (1862 – 1948) was an American statesman, lawyer, and Republican politician from New York. He served as Governor of New York, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, United States Secretary…
Rank this Week: 1970

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Articles about accident injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/media-blog/
  • Apr 28

    The Danger of Xarelto

    The Danger of Xarelto
    We previously posted a generic post concerning Xarelto and possible harm the drug can cause. Our grave concern […]
  • Apr 21

    Xarelto

    Xarelto
    What Is Xarelto? Xarelto is a medication that is used to reduce the risk of blood clots in […]
  • Apr 14

    Premise Liability: When “One Small Step” Lands You in the Hospital

    Premise Liability: When “One Small Step” Lands You in the Hospital
    A slip and fall can change your life. It may seem like a very simple event, a trip […]
Rank this Week: 1533

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 28

    To Meet and Confer, You Need to Talk

    To Meet and Confer, You Need to Talk
    If you have a “dispute concerning discovery,” the law requires that you try to resolve it informally by conferring with the opposing side. This meet-and-confer requirement can be met in person, by telephone, or by letter. But a…
  • Apr 26

    8 Tips to Maximize Interpreter Effectivene

    8 Tips to Maximize Interpreter Effectivene
    Once you find a qualified interpreter, apply these eight tips to maximize the interpreter’s usefulness in court or at trial. Locate interpreters where they can hear and be heard. One of the most challenging aspects of simultaneous court…
  • Apr 24

    Employer Checklist: Responding to Request for an Assistive Animal

    Employer Checklist: Responding to Request for an Assistive Animal
    A possible accommodation for an employee’s disability may be the use of an assistive animal in the workplace. What considerations should go into deciding whether to allow this accommodation? Here’s a handy checklist to help…
Rank this Week: 3105

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Apr 27

    Happy Take Your Child to Work Day!

    Happy Take Your Child to Work Day!
    It's that time of year again: Take Your Child to Work Day! We have created a list of a few things to consider before bringing your child to the workplace. The post Happy Take Your Child to Work Day! appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Apr 26

    Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Matt

    Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Matt
    Continuing with our team's stories this week on Life at Rocket Lawyer meet Matt, our senior marketing manager and dog lover from our San Francisco office. The post Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Matt appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Apr 21

    25 questions to ask a lawyer about family law

    25 questions to ask a lawyer about family law
    There's a lot to consider before hiring a family law attorney. Here are the top 25 questions to ask your attorney about family law, divorce, and more! The post 25 questions to ask a lawyer about family law appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 2063

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/
  • Apr 27

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie
    HeinOnline has a new product that will interest anyone–law students and faculty, historians, political scientists–researching presidential commissions or the catastrophes, crises, and issues they have investigated. Reports of…
  • Apr 25

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017
    Blog post by Brian Sutton, Access Services Manager  To ensure adequate study space for Law School students during the spring exam period, the Harvard Law School Library will have restricted access from Wednesday April 26 through Friday,…
  • Apr 24

    MCLE update

    MCLE update
    We recently had an update session from MCLE New England aka Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. MCLE’s mission is “to provide post-legal education for lawyers to keep lawyers up to date on the rapid practice changes.”…
Rank this Week: 1498

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Nominees Sought for Innovations in Law Practice Management and Delivery of Legal Service

    Nominees Sought for Innovations in Law Practice Management and Delivery of Legal Service
    The College of Law Practice Management is seeking nominations for its annual InnovAction Awards, which honor innovations in law practice management and the delivery of legal services. Nominations are sought of lawyers, law firms, law…
  • Apr 26

    Where To Find Files The Government and Corporations Don’t Want You To See

    Where To Find Files The Government and Corporations Don’t Want You To See
    In George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, the memory hole was where government officials deposited politically inconvenient documents for destruction. From 2002 to 2009, the website The Memory Hole served the opposite purpose, rescuing…
  • Apr 26

    Why Does the Legal Profession Resist Evidence in Addressing A2J?

    Why Does the Legal Profession Resist Evidence in Addressing A2J?
    James Greiner, director of the Access to Justice Lab. Imagine if doctors gave you treatments based solely on their gut instincts of what works, without any science-based evidence to back them up. We’d probably call that quackery. But…
Rank this Week: 2664

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
Rank this Week: 4955

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Apr 21

    SUPERVISION OF SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS IN ARUBA

    SUPERVISION OF SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS IN ARUBA
    New Ordinance entered into force on 1 January 2017 The Aruba National Ordinance on the Supervision of Securities Transactions (Landsverordening toezicht effectenverkeer; NOSST) entered into force on January the 1st, 2017. With this National…
  • Apr 5

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN CURACAO

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN CURACAO
    Lessons for the government 1. Why is good corporate governance necessary? Basically, corporate governance is about the structures and processes for the direction and control of a company. Corporate governance is intended to increase the…
  • Mar 17

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2017 LEGAL RANKINGS RELEASED

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2017 LEGAL RANKINGS RELEASED
    Karel Frielink ranked Band 1 again Once again I have been selected as a ranked lawyer in Chambers Global 2017 identifying me as one of the best lawyers in the Dutch Caribbean. The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and…
Rank this Week: 1285

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Apr 21

    What Would You Like to Know?

    What Would You Like to Know?
    Right now, we’re reworking all of the pages on the website that tell you about what we do.  And we’re settling into an approach to this newsletter that makes some assumptions about what you want to know about the LII and what…
  • Apr 21

    LII Donor Profile: Steve Edenbo, First Person Interpreter of Thomas Jefferson

    LII Donor Profile: Steve Edenbo, First Person Interpreter of Thomas Jefferson
    When looking for the next LII donor to interview, we thought: who better than a Thomas Jefferson interpreter during the birthday month of our third president? Meet Steve Edenbo, historian and impersonator of Thomas Jefferson for the last 18…
  • Apr 21

    UPDATE: Women & Justice, Cornell & the LII

    UPDATE: Women & Justice, Cornell & the LII
    Last summer, we announced our plans to take over the operation of the Women & Justice caselaw collection, which has been created by Cornell Law’s Avon Center prior to its closure. We thought it was time for an update. Under the…
Rank this Week: 1660

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1233

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Apr 18

    25 for 25: a look forward

    25 for 25: a look forward
    This year, I was lucky enough to be able to attend the annual LVI conference, held this year at Limmasol, Cyprus.  A truly beautiful place where Laris Vrahimis from CyLaw and the Cyprus Bar went out of their way to make a memorable…
  • Mar 24

    25 for 25: Zen and the Art of Pioneer Maintenance

    25 for 25: Zen and the Art of Pioneer Maintenance
      by G. Burgess Allison     The pioneer is a curious thing.  In the Old Days, pioneers were pretty easy to understand: There’s a mountain way over there that nobody’s crossed before—why don’t we…
  • Mar 10

    25 for 25: Underestimating the Internet

    25 for 25: Underestimating the Internet
      [ Ed. note:  two of Professor Perritt’s papers have strongly influenced the LII.  We recommend them here as “extra credit” reading.  “Federal Electronic Information Policy” provides the…
Rank this Week: 4130

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Apr 13

    Easter Weekend Hours: CLOSED on Sunday, April 16

    Easter Weekend Hours: CLOSED on Sunday, April 16
    It's Easter Weekend, so the law library will be on a restricted schedule: Thursday, April 13 - 8 am to 6 pm Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 - 9 am to 6 pm Sunday, April 16 - CLOSED
  • Mar 16

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive
    As the nomination hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch approach, ZiefBrief notes the appearance of couple of great new sources of solid, objective information about the nominee. First, there's the 103-page Judge Neil M. Gorsuch: His Jurisprudence…
  • Mar 13

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law
    Bloomberg Law has launched a new page devoted to detailed reporting on the first 100 days of the Trump administration. This page, President Trump: The First 100 Days, is the latest in a series of Special Features, and is accessible...
Rank this Week: 1353

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/
  • Apr 7

    Less Lecture, More Learning

    Less Lecture, More Learning
    I recently read an article in the Boston Globe about a professional school that is pioneering a nationwide movement to ensure students are ready to meet the needs of the 21st century by pledging to eliminate all lectures in favor of…
  • Mar 30

    Law Schools Going Beyond Learning Outcomes Mandated by ABA

    Law Schools Going Beyond Learning Outcomes Mandated by ABA
    Having taken part in two recent symposia on learning outcomes (PLOs) in legal education, I was encouraged to see the number of law schools that are taking advantage of the recognized pedagogical benefits of adopting and assessing learning…
  • Mar 26

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot
    What are the outer limits to digitization and automation in the practice of law? This week I participated in a small writing workshop at Georgetown Law. A junior colleague presented a fascinating work-in-progress about robots (a/k/a…
Rank this Week: 4862