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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: 9

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 19

    Botnet attack analysis of Deflect protected website blacklivesmatter.com

    Botnet attack analysis of Deflect protected website blacklivesmatter.com
    Deflect Labs report #3. Seamus Tuohy and eQualit.ie View the report with 3D rendering (5mb) “This report covers attacks between April 29th and October 15th, 2016. Over this seven-month period, we recorded more than a hundred separate…
  • Feb 19

    Working Without a Net: Supreme Court Decision Making as Performance

    Working Without a Net: Supreme Court Decision Making as Performance
    Gedicks, Frederick Mark, Working Without a Net: Supreme Court Decision Making as Performance (February 17, 2017). BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-09. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2919682 “A Depression-era Justice once…
  • Feb 19

    Report – A Close Look at the Decline of Homeownership

    Report – A Close Look at the Decline of Homeownership
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Liberty Street Economics – Andrew Haughwout, Richard Peach, and Joseph Tracy, February 17, 2017 “The homeownership rate—the percentage of households that own rather than rent the…
Rank this Week: 16

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 19

    “Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress”

    “Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress”
    “An adulterous businessman in southern France is seeking damages of up to 45 million euros ($48 million) from Uber over his wife’s discovery of his extra-marital rides, his lawyer and a report said Friday.” According to the…
  • Feb 18

    “Dad who live-streamed his son’s birth on Facebook loses in court”

    “Dad who live-streamed his son’s birth on Facebook loses in court”
    Fair use, says a federal judge: “A father who live-streamed his son’s birth on Facebook and proceeded to sue for copyright infringement several media outlets that used the clips has lost his case.” [Joe Mullin, ArsTechnica]…
  • Feb 18

    Switcheroo: newspaper publisher threatens to sue politician for libel

    Switcheroo: newspaper publisher threatens to sue politician for libel
    A Colorado state senator disparaged his hometown paper, the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, as “fake news” (as well as “very liberal”). The publisher of the family-owned newspaper then responded with an editorial that…
Rank this Week: 37

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Feb 17

    Disability Discrimination Suit Over McDonald’s Drive-Thrus Clears Hurdle

    Disability Discrimination Suit Over McDonald’s Drive-Thrus Clears Hurdle
    A federal judge in Chicago ruled that a blind man can bring a discrimination suit against McDonald's Corp. over the company's alleged policy of excluding pedestrians from its drive-thru windows.
  • Feb 16

    Sirius XM Scores Win in Copyright Dispute Over Oldies Royaltie

    Sirius XM Scores Win in Copyright Dispute Over Oldies Royaltie
    A federal appeals court in New York on Thursday dealt a serious legal blow to an effort to make radio broadcasters pay performance royalties to oldies rock bands.
  • Feb 15

    Texas Backs President Trump in Travel Ban Case

    Texas Backs President Trump in Travel Ban Case
    President-elect Donald Trump has a new ally in the legal defense of his executive order restricting travel from seven countries: the state of Texas. Texas’ Republican attorney general on Wednesday filed court papers endorsing Mr.…
Rank this Week: 47

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    HRW: Philippines must drop political charges against Duterte critic

    HRW: Philippines must drop political charges against Duterte critic
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [official website] on Saturday issued a call to Philippine authorities [HRW report] to drop political charges against Senator Leila de Lima, who has spoken against President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on…
  • Feb 19

    Republican senators preparing bill to sanction Iran over missile test

    Republican senators preparing bill to sanction Iran over missile test
    [JURIST] US Republican senators announced on Sunday that they are planning to introduce a bill further sanctioning Iran for testing ballistic missiles and attempting to “destabilize” the Middle East. Tehran recently increased…
  • Feb 19

    Iraq begins push against IS forces in western Mosul

    Iraq begins push against IS forces in western Mosul
    [JURIST] Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Sunday that Iraqi forces, backed by the US, have begun their offensive push into the western sector of the city of Mosul, currently occupied by the Islamic State (IS). IS forces have…
Rank this Week: 53

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Feb 18

    Analysis Reveals Racial and Economic Discrimination By Santander Bank

    Analysis Reveals Racial and Economic Discrimination By Santander Bank
    Already in hot water for lending practices, outlets of Santander Bank have recently come under fire for racial and economic discrimination, with government data and an analysis by an industry reform group revealing the bank has “denied…
  • Feb 17

    Settlement Reached Over Deadly Harlem Blast

    Settlement Reached Over Deadly Harlem Blast
    For those who don’t know, back in 2014, a deadly blast occurred that took the lives of eight people “and destroyed two buildings.” As a result, a $153 million settlement has finally been reached between Con Edison and the…
  • Feb 17

    Abuse Victim Arrested For Mexican Citizenship Statu

    Abuse Victim Arrested For Mexican Citizenship Statu
    A domestic abuse victim in El Paso, Texas, was arrested while reporting the crime by ICE agents due to her Mexican citizenship status. The post Abuse Victim Arrested For Mexican Citizenship Status appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 77

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: 80

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: 94

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 115

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: 114

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    M. C. Mirow, Florida International University College of Law, has posted The History of the Florida Supreme Court, Volume 0, which appears in 2017 Florida Supreme Court Historical Society Review 12.  The “article describes the…
  • Feb 17

    Vlahoplus on Natural Born Derivative Citizenship

    Vlahoplus on Natural Born Derivative Citizenship
    John Vlahoplus, an independent scholar, has posted Toward Natural Born Derivative Citizenship, which is forthcoming in volume 7 of the British Journal of American Legal Studies:Senator Ted Cruz's campaign for the Republican presidential…
  • Feb 17

    Official Leaks, the Reporter's Privilege, and the Law

    Official Leaks, the Reporter's Privilege, and the Law
    We were quite fortunate Tuesday to attend "In re Judith Miller: National Security Privilege," an extremely timely and important reargument and panel discussion, sponsored by the Historical Society of the DC Circuit, in which the historical…
Rank this Week: 187

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    The Good Fight Premieres on CBS and Then Moves To All-Access @thegoodfight

    The Good Fight Premieres on CBS and Then Moves To All-Access @thegoodfight
    Generally, early reviews of The Good Fight (CBS) are indicating that it's superior TV. After the premiere (Sunday, 8 p.m., 7 Central time), the network will make it available only on its streaming platform (All-Access), which costs $5.99 a…
  • Feb 17

    Luban and Russell on Philosophical Legal Ethics @DavidLuban

    Luban and Russell on Philosophical Legal Ethics @DavidLuban
    David J. Luban, Georgetown University Law Center, and W. Bradley Russell, Cornell University School of Law, are publishing Philosophical Legal Ethics: An Affectionate History, in volume 30 of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics (2017).…
  • Feb 16

    Van Domselaar on Tragic Legal Choice

    Van Domselaar on Tragic Legal Choice
    Iris van Domselaar, University of Amsterdam, has published On Tragic Legal Choices as Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2017-03 and Law and Justice Across Borders Research Paper 2017-01. Here is the abstract. In this paper the concept…
Rank this Week: 194

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

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

    End of Obamacare: What Happens When Trump Repeals the ACA?

    End of Obamacare: What Happens When Trump Repeals the ACA?
    The GOP has hated what they’ve coined “Obamacare” from the start. Obamacare, also known as the “Affordable Care Act,” certainly has its kinks. For instance, high deductibles for its Bronze plan users make up…
  • Feb 16

    Aetna Health Insurance Lied About the ACA and Triggers Anti-Trust Claim

    Aetna Health Insurance Lied About the ACA and Triggers Anti-Trust Claim
    The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, has been an extremely contentious bit of legislation.  The future of the act is currently extremely uncertain, President Trump signed an executive order his first day in office…
  • Feb 15

    Trump Faces a Record Amount of Lawsuits for a President

    Trump Faces a Record Amount of Lawsuits for a President
    In a mere two-week period, Trump faces a slew of lawsuits that already amount to 10 times the average of the three presidents who preceded him.  Over 50 lawsuits have been filed and, at the rate he’s going, it doesn’t look…
Rank this Week: 232

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    Applying the Bardal Factor

    Applying the Bardal Factor
    BY GARRY J. WISE AND RACHEL SPENCEThe innovative, former president of CanLii, Colin Lachance, recently acquired the iconic Maritime Law Book, and it appears that he is well on his way to continuing to revolutionize Canada's legal information,…
  • Feb 16

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday February 16, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
  • Feb 15

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday February 15, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website…
Rank this Week: 318

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Feb 17

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline
    Heading to trial? Start your planning by preparing a trial outline. Here are the key things to include and a sample outline to give you an idea how it looks. The basics for any trial outline are: A list of all essential elements of the case.…
  • Feb 15

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Cultivating Clients in the Marijuana Field

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Cultivating Clients in the Marijuana Field
    The following is a guest blog post by Allison B. Margolin, a partner at Margolin and Lawrence in Los Angeles. Ms. Margolin practices criminal defense and civil litigation in both state and federal court. California’s new law legalizing…
  • Feb 10

    Settling Employment Cases: Think Beyond Money

    Settling Employment Cases: Think Beyond Money
    When you’re negotiating settlement of an employment action, you have much more to consider than just “how much money.” There are many nonmonetary remedies that can—either alone or combined with money—bring the…
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/
  • 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 ……
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 401

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: 478

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/
  • Feb 17

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student
    Many of us would shudder to imagine a researcher 100 years from now poring over our college lecture notes, scribbled in spiral-bound notebooks or, more likely, typed up in hundreds of sporadically organized .docx files. Historical &…
  • Feb 14

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information
    Today at 10am, a statement for the record from our faculty director and Vice Dean, Library And Information Resources, Jonathan Zittrain, will be part of House Judiciary Committee’s IP Subcommittee hearing on Judicial…
  • Feb 8

    What’s new on Kanopy?

    What’s new on Kanopy?
    Kanopy, one of the streaming video services available at Harvard which makes available hundreds of award-winning documentary and feature films from around the world, has just shared the latest films they’re highlighting. Films…
Rank this Week: 1174

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/
  • Feb 17

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
    On January 31, 2017, President Trump announced that he had selected federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Many praised Trump on his nomination, citing…
  • Feb 3

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie
    The term “sanctuary city” has been widely used in the great debate over immigration policy and protections. Opponents of sanctuary cities claim that policy protects undocumented immigrants from criminal prosecution, where…
  • Jan 20

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo
    Recently, prosecutors involved in a 2015 Arkansas murder case have included Amazon’s Echo as technology-based evidence.The Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice, connecting to the Alexa Voice Service to play music,…
Rank this Week: 1150

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Feb 16

    Making sure your destination wedding is legal

    Making sure your destination wedding is legal
    Marriage laws can vary by location so we have provided some things to consider to make sure that your destination wedding is legal when you return home. The post Making sure your destination wedding is legal appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Feb 14

    Love rules: 8 laws that could affect your love life

    Love rules: 8 laws that could affect your love life
    Our country it’s known as the Land of the Free but there are a few laws that make little sense, most of them are old enough to be forgotten but, […] The post Love rules: 8 laws that could affect your love life appeared first on…
  • Feb 10

    Nevertheless, she persisted: A history of women in the Senate

    Nevertheless, she persisted: A history of women in the Senate
    Based on this week's events surrounding Elizabeth Warren and "nevertheless, she persisted", we did some research about women in the Senate and their history The post Nevertheless, she persisted: A history of women in the Senate appeared first…
Rank this Week: 777

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    New Site ‘Legably’ Matches Lawyers With Lawyers For Short-Term Project

    New Site ‘Legably’ Matches Lawyers With Lawyers For Short-Term Project
    A new website called Legably aims to enable solo and small-firm lawyers to handle higher workloads by hiring other attorneys on an on-demand basis. The site matches attorneys who are looking for extra work with attorneys who have projects…
  • Feb 15

    Lawyerist Launches Directory of Law Practice Management Platform

    Lawyerist Launches Directory of Law Practice Management Platform
    The good news about law practice management software is that recent years have brought a variety of systems to the market. The bad news is that choosing one can be daunting. Their features and pricing rarely line up in a way that enables…
  • Feb 14

    In Blow to Open Law, Court Upholds Private Copyright in Public Safety Law

    In Blow to Open Law, Court Upholds Private Copyright in Public Safety Law
    A federal court has issued a permanent injunction barring Public.Resource.Org from publishing technical and scientific standards that are written by private standards developing organizations (SDOs) but that are incorporated by reference in…
Rank this Week: 949

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Speeding is the most common type of driving offence, with around one in seven motorists being caught driving over the speed limit every year. Some drivers are repeat…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 684

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Feb 13

    Managing Your Clutter:  Which Financial Papers Should You Keep, and for How Long?

    Managing Your Clutter:  Which Financial Papers Should You Keep, and for How Long?
    The following is a list of common financial documents that may be cluttering your home, and how long you should hold onto each:
  • Feb 2

    Podcast: Tax Tip

    Podcast: Tax Tip
    Diane Tiveron sits down with Corporate and Business Law attorney Amanda Wyzykiewicz to over some tips to help with your taxes.  Listen here.
  • Jan 29

    Choosing the Right Business Structure

    Choosing the Right Business Structure
    Picking the right business structure is a critical, since your choice can impact how you pay your taxes, how much paperwork you need to file, and how you can distribute your profits. Below is a list of the types of business structures along…
Rank this Week: 745

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Why CalExit will Never Happen

    Why CalExit will Never Happen
    California submit $100 billion dollar transporation wish while ignoring federal regulations. ______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs & Stepover
  • Feb 8

    I'mmmmm Baaaccckkk

    I'mmmmm Baaaccckkk
    According to the information on this blog, it has been nearly 4 years since I posted here. So clearly the question is why now. Well, simple...Donald Trump was elect3d President and so many liberals, including many of my close friends an…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 943

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/
  • Feb 10

    ABA Commission on Future of the Profession & ABA Vote on Bar Passage Proposal

    ABA Commission on Future of the Profession & ABA Vote on Bar Passage Proposal
    During the midyear meeting of the the American Bar Association  (ABA) held last week in Miami, several issues were considered which relate to legal education.  I will discuss two of those issues here: the creation of the Commission…
  • Jan 30

    AALS Statement on Executive Order Restricting Entry to U.S.A.

    AALS Statement on Executive Order Restricting Entry to U.S.A.
    Statement by the AALS Executive Committee on the Executive Order Restricting U.S. Entry for Certain Foreign Nationals Washington, D.C. (January 30, 2017) – The following is a statement by the members of the Association of American…
  • Jan 26

    What is a “Fact”? A “Story”?

    What is a “Fact”? A “Story”?
    In Washington D.C., on the GWU campus, there is a statue of a hippopotamus. A nearby sign explains that the statue was placed there because hippos once could be found in the Potomac. George and Martha Washington liked watching them from their…
Rank this Week: 628

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Feb 3

    Your Indianapolis Networking Checklist

    Your Indianapolis Networking Checklist
    by Sam Von Tobel Love it or hate it, networking is a crucial part of growing the big picture as a business and the smaller picture as a professional. Sure, it can be a bit of a hassle and (if you aren’t the biggest extrovert in the…
  • Dec 21

    Technology Firm Adding High-Wage Jobs in Boone County

    Technology Firm Adding High-Wage Jobs in Boone County
    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (Dec. 8, 2016) – Clear Software, the market leader and sole provider of simplified business software, announced plans today to expand its operations in Boone County, creating up to 190 new high-wage jobs.…
  • Dec 21

    Minnesota-Based Steel Producer Doubling in Size at Port of Indiana

    Minnesota-Based Steel Producer Doubling in Size at Port of Indiana
    PORTAGE, Ind. (Dec. 15, 2016) – Ratner Steel Supply Company announced plans today to expand its operations at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor in Portage, creating up to 37 new jobs by 2019. “Once companies choose to hire…
Rank this Week: 1097

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: 980

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 14

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi
    Netflix announced that it is going to take action to prevent people from logging in through proxy servers. "In coming weeks, those using proxies and unblockers will only be able to access the service in the country where they currently are,"…
  • Jan 13

    A Response To Marc: Institutions, Agendas, and the "Culture War"

    A Response To Marc: Institutions, Agendas, and the "Culture War"
    Earlier this week Marc asserted that Twitter is "taking a side in the culture war" wars by removing the identity-confirming blue check from the account of Milo Yiannopoulos, who is what we refer to these days as a personality, like an…
  • Jan 12

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On
    It’s been just over a year since the Charlie Hebdo murders, and I thought it was time to do a little more than simply defy, although I do love that that was Ken’s way of commemorating the date. On January 7, 2015, a group of…
Rank this Week: 828

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: 966

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: 608

Nevada Legal Updates

Nevada Legal Updates

Covers legal developments of interest to and occurring in Nevada. By Sheri Ann Forbes.

http://nevadalegalupdates.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    The High Court Rules No Redress in Nevada Courts for Wrong-Doing in Georgia That "Affects" Persons in Nevada

    The High Court Rules No Redress in Nevada Courts for Wrong-Doing in Georgia That "Affects" Persons in Nevada
    Today the United States Supreme Court reversed a ruling of the Ninth Circuit.  In Walden v. Fiore, the Court held that “a court in Nevada may [not] exercise personal jurisdiction over a defendant on the basis that he knew his…
  • Oct 1

    ObamaCare and Spam (with apologies to Dr. Seus)

    ObamaCare and Spam (with apologies to Dr. Seus)
    I am Ted, Ted I am. That Ted I am, that Ted I am, I do not like that Ted I am. Do you like ObamaCare and Spam? I do not like them, Ted I am, I do not like ObamaCare and Spam Would you like them Red or Blue? I would not like them…
  • Sep 19

    George Zimmerman, Back In the News: Are We Really Surprised?

    George Zimmerman, Back In the News: Are We Really Surprised?
    It isn't as if George Zimmerman has shown the best judgment throught his notariety. If he made good choices, he wouldn't have found himself in the situation that resulted in Trayvon Martin's death. If he made good choices, Zimmerman wouldn't…
Rank this Week: 937

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: 927

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain…

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain English

Nolo.com's Podcast topics include estate planning, wills, trusts, divorces, contracts, hiring a lawyer, copyrights, trademarks, patents, personal injury, bankruptcy and more.

http://www.nolocast.com
Rank this Week: 1175

New Hampshire Law Blog

New Hampshire Law Blog

By Burke & Eisner.

http://nhlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 18

    Police Officer Civil Rights Violation

    Police Officer Civil Rights Violation
    Police Officer Civil Rights Violations It can be scary and overwhelming to be stopped by the police, arrested, or subjected to a police investigation.  While the majority of police officers follow the law and do what is right, there are some…
  • Feb 13

    How to Stop Bill Collectors Phone Call

    How to Stop Bill Collectors Phone Call
    By Sergei Lemberg Sergei is a guest blogger and you can learn more about his services at http://www.stopcollector.com
  • Jan 27

    Police Tasers Can be Dangerou

    Police Tasers Can be Dangerou
    Police tasers are gaining popularity in police departments around the country.  Police tasers were the topic at last month’s session of the Portsmouth Senior Citizens Police Academy.  Police officers showed the seniors gathered at the…
Rank this Week: 783

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: 908

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: 1132

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: 901

Demonstrative Evidence

Demonstrative Evidence

By Charles Thomas.

http://demonstrativeevidence.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Meet Jane Roe

    Meet Jane Roe
    I may be a month late to this party, but at first I dismissed it as an insignificant piece of bizarro non-news, the opposite of a human interest story. More of a human freakshow.A single mother of six, undergoes in vitro and has octuplets. …
  • Jan 7

    How to have a college football playoff system in four easy step

    How to have a college football playoff system in four easy step
    The infrequent blawgger returns to post about college football? Yeah - it's my blog. Deal.As it currently stands, and I am intentionally oversimplifying here, the college football championship is currently decided by consensus. The BCS is…
  • Aug 17

    Why law school sucks, part I

    Why law school sucks, part I
    Imagine you are a medical student. What if you were allowed to ignore an entire system of the body in order to study something cool and very difficult to get into, like plastic surgery? You wouldn't be much of a doctor - even plastic…
Rank this Week: 687

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: 1235

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
  • Feb 18

    February 18, 1965 – Black Civil Rights Peaceful Protestor Beaten and Shot By Police in Alabama

    February 18, 1965 – Black Civil Rights Peaceful Protestor Beaten and Shot By Police in Alabama
    Jimmie Lee Jackson was a civil rights activist in Marion, Alabama, and a deacon in the Baptist church. Jackson had tried to register to vote in Alabama without success for four years. He was inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr., who had come…
  • Feb 16

    February 16, 1847 – Missouri Outlaws Education of Black Slave

    February 16, 1847 – Missouri Outlaws Education of Black Slave
    The issue of statehood for Missouri triggered a national controversy as Congress debated the future status of slavery in the land acquired through the Louisiana Purchase. The “Missouri Compromise” allowed Missouri to enter the…
  • Feb 14

    February 14, 1818 – Birthday of Frederick Dougla

    February 14, 1818 – Birthday of Frederick Dougla
    Frederick Douglass was born into slavery as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey on February 14, 1818 (he did not know the exact date, but chose this one). As the Oxford African American Studies Center tells the story, “Despite his…
Rank this Week: 1900

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Feb 16

    LII Donor Profile: Paul Manson, Researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service

    LII Donor Profile: Paul Manson, Researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service
    The LII served over 30 million unique visitors last year, but back in 1992 that number was a lot smaller. Paul Manson, now a researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service, is one of a few who has read our…
  • Feb 16

    LII In the News — This Is What We Do

    LII In the News — This Is What We Do
    While it’s not a statistic we actively track, none of us here can remember a time that individual statutes and regulations dominated the list of our most visited pages like they have for the past few weeks. Since January 20th, 8 USC…
  • Feb 16

    Brian Hughes retire

    Brian Hughes retire
    The first words Brian Hughes ever said to me were, “Hello, I’m Brian Hughes”. He was starting work on a project I was doing with the Harvard Law School Library. He has greeted me that way every time I’ve seen him, for…
Rank this Week: 1327

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Feb 12

    Pro bono survey rolls out – lawyers beware.

    Pro bono survey rolls out – lawyers beware.
    If the American Bar Association (ABA) is underwriting something — America’s lawyers be wary. This is the organization led a few years ago by an oblivious President with the stones to blame students for opting for law school in a…
  • Feb 7

    WA. Court nullification of member fee petition sets up constitutional challenge.

    WA. Court nullification of member fee petition sets up constitutional challenge.
    Kudos to State of Washington lawyers. They’re fighting the latest kick to their billfolds and keisters arising from a 141% licensing fee increase approved by the Washington State Bar Association’s (WSBA) Board of Governors. Last…
  • Feb 2

    Lawyer regulation fees lower in voluntary bar states.

    Lawyer regulation fees lower in voluntary bar states.
    Fact-checking the Arizona Bar Mission & Governance Task Force in 2015, I provided a chart to refute the alternative fact in the draft report that “States that have voluntary bar associations by and large do not have lower overall…
Rank this Week: 4165

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Feb 10

    25 for 25: So, it’s been 25 years. The LII, its descendants and their future.

    25 for 25: So, it’s been 25 years. The LII, its descendants and their future.
    [ This post was contributed by Daniel Poulin, the founding director of CanLII, the first open-access publisher of law outside the United States, and a good friend of ours for many years ]. The Origins In the eighties and nineties, the nascent…
  • Jan 30

    25 for 25: 1 Legal Academic + 1 Technologist + 1 Sun Box = An Institute?

    25 for 25: 1 Legal Academic + 1 Technologist + 1 Sun Box = An Institute?
    [Note:  the second post in our “25 for 25” series is from Peter W. Martin, the LII’s founding co-director,  and former dean of the Cornell Law School.  Peter is, as well, a pioneer in the use of computers in…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3981

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

Covers law, technology, economics and history. By Nick Szabo.

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1597

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Feb 7

    RSS is dying, right?

    RSS is dying, right?
    My latest post on Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: I am a long-time proponent of RSS but am aware that it is declining in visibility. Many sites large and small are not offering RSS feeds any more. What’s up? Read more
  • Oct 10

    The need for technological competence

    The need for technological competence
    My latest post on Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: Across the pond, in 2012, the American Bar Association formally approved a change to their Model Rules of Professional Conduct to make clear that lawyers have a duty to be competent not…
  • Jul 5

    Brexit for lawyer

    Brexit for lawyer
    Extracts from my latest post in Internet Newsletter for Lawyers about the legal and constitutional issues surrounding Brexit: As opinions on this change by the hour, your best bet is to follow the latest comments on Twitter from those lawyers…
Rank this Week: 1210