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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/
  • Dec 9

    Test Case: Double Trouble — I Try Out A Non-Surgical Procedure To Combat The Family Chin

    Test Case: Double Trouble — I Try Out A Non-Surgical Procedure To Combat The Family Chin
    I was intrigued by a new outpatient procedure that purportedly shrinks your double chin with a few injections....
  • Dec 9

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.09.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.09.16
    * So far, Justice Breyer has had the most to say during oral arguments. [Empirical SCOTUS] * The Sioux seem to have a temporary victory at Standing Rock, so what's the next legal step? Holland & Knight's James Meggesto weighs in.…
  • Dec 9

    Stats Of The Week: Deviant Lawyer Psychology

    Stats Of The Week: Deviant Lawyer Psychology
    Lawyers share a number of personality traits that distinguish them from the general public. A lot.
Rank this Week: 7

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 9

    South Korea lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye

    South Korea lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye
    South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted to impeach President Park Guen-hye. The final vote count [Reuters report] was 234 to 56, well beyond the two-thirds majority needed for the impeachment motion to pass. More than 60 members from…
  • Dec 9

    Arkansas Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage birth certificate law

    Arkansas Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage birth certificate law
    The Arkansas Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday overturned [opinion, PDF] a ruling that allowed all married same-sex couples to get the names of both spouses on their child’s birth certificate. The court found [AP report] that…
  • Dec 9

    UN rights report details suffering of Ukraine citizen

    UN rights report details suffering of Ukraine citizen
    A UN report [report, PDF] released on Thursday stated that failure by parties in eastern Ukraine to implement the Minsk Agreements has led to numerous human rights violations against Ukrainian civilians. This has mainly become a concern for…
Rank this Week: 10

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 9

    Police and prosecution roundup

    Police and prosecution roundup
    “Policing in America: Understanding Public Attitudes Toward the Police. Results from a National Survey” [Emily Ekins, Cato] “In ‘blistering’ ruling, court upholds recusal of entire Orange County DA’s office…
  • Dec 8

    Eugene Volokh vs. Deborah Rhode on hostile environment and ABA 8.4(g)

    Eugene Volokh vs. Deborah Rhode on hostile environment and ABA 8.4(g)
    At last month’s Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Eugene Volokh debated Deborah Rhode on whether hostile environment law on and off campus often violates the First Amendment. The discussion also got onto Model Rule 8.4…
  • Dec 7

    Parents sue school counselor over student suicide

    Parents sue school counselor over student suicide
    In Loudoun County, Virginia, the parents of Jay Gallagher are suing school counselor Richard Bader following the suicide of their 18-year-old son [Washington Post]: The lawsuit accuses the school counselor of negligence and ignoring school…
Rank this Week: 23

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 9

    WSJ – Banks to Donald Trump: Don’t Kill Dodd-Frank

    WSJ – Banks to Donald Trump: Don’t Kill Dodd-Frank
    WSJ – December 8, 2016: “Big banks have an unexpected message for President-elect Donald Trump: Don’t trash the Dodd-Frank Act. “We’re not asking for wholesale throwing out Dodd-Frank,” J.P. Morgan Chase…
  • Dec 9

    GAO Reports on DATA Act Implementation

    GAO Reports on DATA Act Implementation
    DATA Act: Implementation Progresses but Challenges Remain, GAO-17-282T: Published: Dec 8, 2016. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 2016: “The DATA Act requires OMB and Treasury to establish government-wide data standards and requires federal…
  • Dec 9

    FOIA Lawsuits Mirror News Headlines And Increase 35 Percent

    FOIA Lawsuits Mirror News Headlines And Increase 35 Percent
    The FOIA Project at the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse: “Very detailed court records of the near record 512 suits brought under the Freedom of Information Act in FY 2016 provide a detailed roadmap of how businesses,…
Rank this Week: 26

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

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

    The Procreation Question

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

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

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

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 30

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 46

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London invites applications for visiting scholars in 2017-18. Full details here. The Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies at Northwestern University will be hosting a graduate student…
  • Dec 9

    Robinson and Robinson on the Triangle Fire and Its Aftermath

    Robinson and Robinson on the Triangle Fire and Its Aftermath
    Paul H. Robinson, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Sarah M. Robinson, have posted 1911 – Triangle Factory Fire – Building Safety Codes, which is the first chapter of their forthcoming book, Tragedy, Outrage and Reform:…
  • Dec 8

    HLS Lectures on Diversity and U.S. Legal History

    HLS Lectures on Diversity and U.S. Legal History
    Harvard Today has posted a story on the lecture series, “Diversity and U.S. Legal History,” held at the Harvard Law School this semester.  HT reports that “the series was sponsored by Dean Martha Minow and organized by…
Rank this Week: 126

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Want More Westworld? @WestworldHBO

    Want More Westworld? @WestworldHBO
    "Hell is empty, and all the devils are here." Well, there's a lot of Westworld coverage, and it seems to be just about everywhere (just like those hosts would like to be, apparently), so it's hard to keep track of, but The Hollywood…
  • Dec 8

    Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit, Vol. 28, Issue 3 (Nov. 2016) Now Available

    Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit, Vol. 28, Issue 3 (Nov. 2016) Now Available
    Now available through Project MUSE:Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit Volume 28, Issue 3, November 2016La régulation du genre dans la coexistence des niveaux de droit : regards croisés Europe-Canada /…
  • Dec 8

    "The Good Fight," New CBS Legal Drama, Premieres February 19th on CBS All-Acce

    "The Good Fight," New CBS Legal Drama, Premieres February 19th on CBS All-Acce
    The Good Fight, the spinoff of CBS's long-running legal and relationship drama The Good Wife, will premiere February 19th on CBS's All-Access service. The show stars Christine Baranski, who reprises her role as Diane Lockhart, and…
Rank this Week: 135

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Dec 10

    Maryland prosecutor guilty of indecent exposure

    Maryland prosecutor guilty of indecent exposure
    SNOW HILL — A Maryland county prosecutor has been convicted of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. A Worcester County jury on Friday convicted Cecil County State’s Attorney Edward Rollins III on one count each of indecent…
  • Dec 10

    Best Week, Worst Week: Business leaders optimistic about Pugh; Transamerica, Kane Co. face big layoff

    Best Week, Worst Week: Business leaders optimistic about Pugh; Transamerica, Kane Co. face big layoff
      It’s been a very good week for new Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh as Baltimore businesses leaders attended her inauguration feeling optimistic that good times are ahead for the city. And while many rejoiced over the Charm…
  • Dec 9

    USM Chancellor Caret’s bonus out of revised contract

    USM Chancellor Caret’s bonus out of revised contract
    University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert L. Caret’s revised contract no longer contains a performance bonus provision following action from the USM Board of Regents Friday. Under the new compensation agreement, according to a…
Rank this Week: 156

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: 150

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Nov 28

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it
    Everything you say will be interpreted through filters. Much will be misinterpreted. Choose your words carefully, with patience and empathy. But also, accept that you’ll be misunderstood. Don’t be attached to the outcome of your…
  • Oct 26

    Online education will help great teachers make good money

    Online education will help great teachers make good money
    Online education will be a disruptive destroyer of educational bureaucrats. But it will be a boon to great teachers. Let’s examine why by studying recent history. Do you remember how fast blogs went from total obscurity to outlandish…
  • Jul 9

    Unpleasant truth

    Unpleasant truth
    Krishnamurthi said “it is better to say nothing, unless you’re quite sure that what you wish to say is true, kind and helpful.” But from whose perspective do we assess if the true thing is kind and helpful? We sometimes…
Rank this Week: 194

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

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

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

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

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

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When most people are stopped by the police and given a ticket, or are caught on camera and receive a notice in the post, the majority pay the fine and take the…
Rank this Week: 170

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: 188

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: 176

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/
  • Nov 22

    Legal Issues in Doing Business with Cuba

    Legal Issues in Doing Business with Cuba
    On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced that he was rejecting “the failed, Cold War-era policy era of the past to chart a new course in Cuba.”  Since then, we have made great strides in rebuilding our relationship…
  • Nov 11

    The Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement

    The Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement
    With a string of recent incidents involving shootings of civilians by police, the question remains as to whether our police officers should be equipped with body cameras to capture police pursuits. Some believe body cameras will improve…
  • Oct 28

    The Electoral College, National Popular Vote, and the Presidential Election

    The Electoral College, National Popular Vote, and the Presidential Election
    The Electoral College has become somewhat of a controversial talking point when it comes to deciding the presidency. Some have praised the Electoral College citing its creation by our Founding Fathers, while others have produced legislation…
Rank this Week: 242

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/
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
  • Jan 27

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?
    Really? This is what over a decade of Astrodome redevelopment plans have come to? The Astrogarage? That’s not exactly the stuff of grand legacies. So, here is my unsolicited advice for County leaders. Rather than continuing to waste…
  • Jan 7

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon
Rank this Week: 353

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: 341

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Dec 9

    No More Plausible Deniability for Doctors Implanting Essure

    No More Plausible Deniability for Doctors Implanting Essure
    Today's post is a video post by Dr. Julio Novoa, an advocate for women injured by Essure. The video is published with his permission and runs about 14 minutes. It is very much worth watching. The big takeaway is this: no more plausible…
  • Dec 8

    Prison Visits: Punishment, Profit, Hope

    Prison Visits: Punishment, Profit, Hope
    In any society, there are people who break the rules. What the people of that society choose to do about that not only says something about that society, it also determines how well that society is going to re-assimilate the rulebreakers. If…
  • Dec 7

    Denver Man Sues Lab Techs Over Mistaken DNA Evidence

    Denver Man Sues Lab Techs Over Mistaken DNA Evidence
    Shawnnon Hale was just 24-years-old on the December morning in 2014 when he received a phone call from Denver police at his grandmother’s house, where he lives, telling him he needed to come to the station for questioning. Hale agreed…
Rank this Week: 464

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Law Clerk’s Corner: 5 Things I have Learned as a Law Clerk

    Law Clerk’s Corner: 5 Things I have Learned as a Law Clerk
    BY LARA FRIEDMANBetween finishing school, to being a Law Clerk Co-op Student, to now being a full-time employee atWise Law Office I have learned a multitude of tips that will help me as my career continues.Here are 5 important tips that have…
  • Dec 8

    Powers of Attorney for Personal Care: Great Power with Great Responsibility

    Powers of Attorney for Personal Care: Great Power with Great Responsibility
    BY PAUL B. ADAMA Power of Attorney for Personal Care is a document that sometimes gets referred to, or thought of, as a "living will" or "advanced care directive".Those names have been introduced into our everyday terminology by way of…
  • Dec 8

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday December 8, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:19am PSTIn Ontario, you may complete a Power of Attorney for…
Rank this Week: 409

Bag and Baggage

Bag and Baggage

Features musings on legal issues. By Denise Howell.

http://www.bagandbaggage.com/
  • Aug 26

    Moved On

    Moved On
    Bag and Baggage was fun while it lasted! But that was only until Jan. 2013. If you're looking for Denise Howell please visit denisehowell.info.
  • Jan 28

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School
    I'll be speaking Thursday at the 2013 Chapman Law Review Symposium on how law school (and particularly IP law) curriculum should change to keep pace with technology.  Our moderator is the brilliant John Tehranian (TWiL fans will remember…
  • Apr 16

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map
    Looking up at the verdant walls of the huge bowl that is Medellín, and hearing the birds squawk "Chicharrón!" at us from the hotel garden, on our second morning in Medellín I felt like we'd already arrived in the jungle.  By nightfall…
Rank this Week: 410

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: 408

PunditMom

PunditMom

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

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 397

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: 362

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
Rank this Week: 675

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Dec 8

    Death Penalty in the Philippine

    Death Penalty in the Philippine
    The sitting President of the Philippines favors the reimposition of death penalty, also called... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 6

    Discuss: Death Penalty Law (House Bill No. 1; Full Text)

    Discuss: Death Penalty Law (House Bill No. 1; Full Text)
    [House Bill No. 1 seeks to reimpose the death penalty in the Philippines. As noted in the bill’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 6

    Discuss: Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility Act (House Bill No. 2; Full Text)

    Discuss: Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility Act (House Bill No. 2; Full Text)
    [House Bill No. 2 seeks to amend Republic Act No. 9344, as amended by Republic Act No. 10630, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 533

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

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

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

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

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

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

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month
    Each month, this newsletter will highlight one of the Hoosier Hot 50 (HH50) jobs. HH50 is a listing of the fastest growing, high-wage  jobs of tomorrow. The list’s ranking is based on expected demand and wages in 2022 for the state…
Rank this Week: 674

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 517

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: 639

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

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

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

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

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

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

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

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 519

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,…
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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/
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Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Dec 9

    9 work holiday party tips to keep you on the nice list.

    9 work holiday party tips to keep you on the nice list.
    Company holiday parties are everywhere! There are things that can be fun and festive and things that can turn excessive and disastrous, take these company party do's and dont's into account before going to your next gathering.The post 9 work…
  • Dec 7

    Is it Chanukkah, Chanukah or Hanukkah?

    Is it Chanukkah, Chanukah or Hanukkah?
    This season is filled with different celebrations and holidays and we researched some facts around Channukah and it's significance, spin your dreidels!The post Is it Chanukkah, Chanukah or Hanukkah? appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Dec 5

    What is Rocket Lawyer Legal Benefits?

    What is Rocket Lawyer Legal Benefits?
    It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. Not only are we in the middle of the holiday season, but it’s also open enrollment–that time when you get […]The post What is Rocket Lawyer Legal Benefits?…
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LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Dec 8

    Who is Responsible for the 36 Victims in Deadly Oakland Fire?

    Who is Responsible for the 36 Victims in Deadly Oakland Fire?
    With 36 confirmed dead in an Oakland warehouse fire, many grieving families want answers as to what, and who, is responsible for the deadly fire that trapped so many during an electric dance party in a building with no smoke alarms or…
  • Dec 6

    Why A Blind Trust Is So Important for a Trump Presidency

    Why A Blind Trust Is So Important for a Trump Presidency
    Not every U.S. President has used blind trusts during their time in office.  In fact, Obama was the most recent president that chose not to use a blind trust.  However, the Obamas had bank accounts, treasury notes, index funds and…
  • Dec 6

    The History of the First Amendment and Flag Burning

    The History of the First Amendment and Flag Burning
    The debate over how the American flag should be treated when it comes to freedom of speech and expression-both in recent days and over the years-is a question of law that brings out the highest passions on both sides of the issue. Just last…
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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/
  • Nov 28

    Calculate!

    Calculate!
    Just in time for exams! By student request, we now have three TI-30XIIS calculators ready to help HLS students calculate during accounting or finance law exams! To check one out, visit the HLS Library Circulation Desk. The…
  • Nov 23

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject
    I have written before in this blog about using the Hollis library catalog to find materials in the law library by subject. Specifically, I find the Hollis catalog’s hyperlinked Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings to be a…
  • Nov 21

    Guide to researching executive power

    Guide to researching executive power
    If you have recently developed a stronger interest in the topic of executive power, we have a new research guide that can help you explore it through many resources available both at the HLS Library and beyond. Executive Power:…
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Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
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May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
  • May 3

    Different Rx Needed for Third Leading Cause of Death: Medical Error

    Different Rx Needed for Third Leading Cause of Death: Medical Error
    That's right: unless you're having a heart attack or suffering from cancer, you may be better off not seeking medical care.  According to the Washington Post, the medical industry itself is the third leading cause of death.  In…
  • Apr 15

    Will the Federal Consumer Protection Bureau and the State Bar Ensure Recovered Funds Go to Defrauded Homeowners?

    Will the Federal Consumer Protection Bureau and the State Bar Ensure Recovered Funds Go to Defrauded Homeowners?
    The California State Bar has warned attorneys for a long time:  don't handle homeowner mortgage foreclosures.  In fact, those warnings started in 1978 after our state Legislature. The warnings started in earnest in 2008-2009…
  • Apr 5

    Must California Businesses Provide Seats For Employees?

    Must California Businesses Provide Seats For Employees?
    Cubicle workers can't imagine standing all day long at their job, but many bank tellers, shelf stockers, assembly line workers and a host of other employees do. Apparently, howver, some of those employees are tired of standing. Workers from…
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The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

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

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO

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

    2016 California Employment Law Update

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

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

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

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    LexisNexis and Lex Machina Launch Silicon Valley Legal Tech Accelerator

    LexisNexis and Lex Machina Launch Silicon Valley Legal Tech Accelerator
    Aiming to help give legal tech startups a leg up, LexisNexis today announced the launch of a legal tech accelerator. It will be located in the Menlo Park, Calif., offices of its legal analytics unit, Lex Machina, and will be led by Lex…
  • Dec 9

    Chatbot Helps Crime Victims Guage Their Legal Option

    Chatbot Helps Crime Victims Guage Their Legal Option
    A group of law students at the University of Cambridge in the UK have developed what they call the world’s most advanced legal chatbot. Lawbot helps victims of crime by providing a preliminary assessment of their situation and then…
  • Dec 8

    App Aims To Be The Tinder of Legal Hiring

    App Aims To Be The Tinder of Legal Hiring
    An iOS app launched earlier this year in the UK aims to be the Tinder of legal hiring, and it has been quickly building momentum, with more than 4,000 job-seeking lawyers and 100 legal employers signed up including a number of leading UK and…
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CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Dec 9

    4 Considerations for Child Custody Evaluation

    4 Considerations for Child Custody Evaluation
    When the parties can’t come to an agreement, a child custody evaluation by a mental health professional can help judges by giving an assessment of the family, each parent’s capacity to parent, and the children’s needs and…
  • Dec 7

    Service of Process via Twitter?

    Service of Process via Twitter?
    For a judgment to be entitled to full faith and credit, the defendant must be served in a way that’s reasonably calculated to give actual notice of the proceedings and an opportunity to be heard. Milliken v Meyer (1940) 311 US 457, 463.…
  • Dec 5

    Where to Start on Response to an Administrative Action

    Where to Start on Response to an Administrative Action
    Your client is the subject of an agency investigation, accusation, or statement of issues on a license, benefit, or other matter. The timeline for filing your response is typically short, so you’ll have to move fast. Here are the first…
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Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Dec 8

    DE COMMISSARIS

    DE COMMISSARIS
    Een kritische ‘baywatcher’ in rechtspersonenland Der Alte, Der Kommissar en Witse hebben met commissarissen bij rechtspersonen gemeen dat ze kritisch onderzoek (moeten) doen naar feiten en naar de oorzaken van…
  • Dec 3

    WET FINANCIEEL TOEZICHT IS ÉÉN GROTE PUZZEL GEWORDEN

    WET FINANCIEEL TOEZICHT IS ÉÉN GROTE PUZZEL GEWORDEN
    Door de bomen het bos niet meer zien In Het Financieele Dagblad van zaterdag 3 december 2016 staat een artikel met dezelfde kop als bij dit stuk. De Nederlandse Wet op het financieel toezicht (Wft) is, zo blijkt uit dit artikel, ontspoord in…
  • Nov 30

    ADVOCAAT EN ALGEMENE VOORWAARDEN

    ADVOCAAT EN ALGEMENE VOORWAARDEN
    Rechter vernietigt beding De meeste advocatenkantoren maken gebruik van algemene voorwaarden. Een kantoor in Nederland heeft de volgende – op zich niet ongebruikelijke – bepaling in zijn algemene voorwaarden staan: Artikel…
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HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Dec 7

    Protecting Your Privacy in the Digital Age

    Protecting Your Privacy in the Digital Age
    Privacy protection today can seem like a daunting task.   We are so interconnected and constantly using different methods of technology that privacy protection seems like a full-time job. We have passwords to access different…
  • Dec 6

    Podcast: Holiday Visitation

    Podcast: Holiday Visitation
    With the holidays coming up, we sit down with Matrimonial and Family Law attorney Steve Wiseman to discuss visitation. Enjoy! Podcast:
  • Dec 1

    Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage

    Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage
    Diane Tiveron sits down with HoganWillig attorney Elizabeth DiPirro to discuss the legal implications of same-sex marriage and to offer legal advice to any same-sex couples. Listen here
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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/
  • Dec 6

    Playbook for Student Resistance

    Playbook for Student Resistance
    In the aftermath of the national election, many students are looking for ways to respond to what they see as a greater need for and focus on social justice in their studies and their field work as students.  In the early 1990s, as a law…
  • Dec 4

    Dealing with the Aftermath of the Election

    Dealing with the Aftermath of the Election
    I just re-read Mary Lynch’s passionate and thoughtful post about teaching to students traumatized by the election, along with comments in response.  I share many of the reactions described there. In the aftermath of the election, I…
  • Dec 2

    The Voices We Can’t Hear: How Student Loan Debt Helps Maintain The Status Quo

    The Voices We Can’t Hear: How Student Loan Debt Helps Maintain The Status Quo
    When I began this blog post, I admittedly started in a completely different direction. I kept coming back to a topic that has always intrigued me; how is it that the students we teach get to the point where they are in our class or…
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