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Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 15

    UN rights chief urges Kenya leaders to avoid post-election violence

    UN rights chief urges Kenya leaders to avoid post-election violence
    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on Kenyan leaders [press release] Tuesday to “take the responsible path and exercise their leadership to avoid violence” in the wake of last week’s…
  • Aug 14

    Sessions orders federal probe into Charlottesville violence

    Sessions orders federal probe into Charlottesville violence
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions [official website] on Saturday announced a federal civil rights investigation into the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. A “Unite the Right” rally turned deadly when…
  • Aug 13

    President Trump signs bill allocating government funds for veterans' private medical care

    President Trump signs bill allocating government funds for veterans' private medical care
    President Donald Trump [official profile] signed the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act [text, PDF] on Saturday that will allocate $2.1 billion in government funds to the Veterans Choice Fund, and an additional $1.8 billion [LA Times…
Rank this Week: 12

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 16

    Oz court: supermarkets need not shadow shoppers against slip hazard

    Oz court: supermarkets need not shadow shoppers against slip hazard
    A court in Australia has ordered costs against a claimant who had sued a grocery store after a slip-fall, after finding that “the grape could not have been on the floor longer than 10 minutes… and it was not realistic to expect…
  • Aug 15

    August 16 roundup

    August 16 roundup
    Federalist Society podcast with Wayne Crews and Devon Westhill on subregulatory guidance, agency memos, circulars, Dear Colleague letters, and other regulatory “dark matter”; Having announced end to practice of funneling…
  • Aug 15

    After SCOTUS rulings, less forum-shopping

    After SCOTUS rulings, less forum-shopping
    Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods, cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas fell from 36% of all patent filings to 21% [Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal] “Quick trials, big verdicts favoring…
Rank this Week: 24

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 15

    US Institute of Peace – Negotiating Civil Resistance

    US Institute of Peace – Negotiating Civil Resistance
    Negotiating Civil Resistance July 19, 2017. By Anthony Wanis-St. John and Noah Rosen. United States Institute of Peace. “Reviewing the literature on negotiation and civil resistance, this report examines the current divide between the…
  • Aug 15

    Gallup – 2 Reasons Why Employee Engagement Programs Fall Short

    Gallup – 2 Reasons Why Employee Engagement Programs Fall Short
    Larry Emond – Gallup: “…An employee engagement program needs to be a manager education and development initiative, not a measurement initiative — but many are really just the latter. An annual survey by itself does…
  • Aug 15

    CBO – The Effects of Terminating Payments for Cost-Sharing Reduction

    CBO – The Effects of Terminating Payments for Cost-Sharing Reduction
    “Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), insurers receive federal payments to cover costs incurred when offering plans with reduced deductibles, copayments, and other cost sharing to some people who purchase plans through the ACA…
Rank this Week: 30

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 16

    Md. names federal prosecutor to oversee opioid fraud unit

    Md. names federal prosecutor to oversee opioid fraud unit
    Maryland’s acting U.S. attorney has appointed an assistant prosecutor to head the office’s Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit, part of a new U.S. Department of Justice pilot program announced earlier this month. Rachel Yasser,…
  • Aug 16

    Md. drugmaker prevails over Taiwanese firm in patent dispute

    Md. drugmaker prevails over Taiwanese firm in patent dispute
    Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Rockville maker of products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, defeated a generic challenger for its Oxtellar XR drug in federal court. U.S. District Judge Renee Marie Bumb found…
  • Aug 16

    Maker of `iTrump’ trumpet app trounces Trump in trademark tiff

    Maker of `iTrump’ trumpet app trounces Trump in trademark tiff
    The owner of Trump Tower, Trump Golf Links, and The Donald J. Trump Signature Collection can’t claim this one as his own: iTrump. That’s because the trademark resides with a 40-year-old-engineer and amateur musician who…
Rank this Week: 32

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 16

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday August 16, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.A final divorce judgment cannot be granted until one year following the date a married couple separates (unless special grounds for…
  • Aug 15

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday August 15, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Can an employer lawfully terminate an exceptional employee who has had consistently good performance reviews? Under Ontario law, an…
  • Aug 14

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of August 14, 2017

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of August 14, 2017
    140Law: Here are our Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of August 8, 2017.For links, visit 140Law at http://wiselaw.blogspot.com.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our…
Rank this Week: 83

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: 84

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Aug 16

    Next Gen Urban Farming is Here to Stay

    Next Gen Urban Farming is Here to Stay
    Urban farming has been on the radar for years, and it's not going away. Instead, communities around the U.S. are solving problems by making it their own. The post Next Gen Urban Farming is Here to Stay appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Aug 16

    Subway Files Defamation Lawsuit Following Officer’s False Claim

    Subway Files Defamation Lawsuit Following Officer’s False Claim
    Subway Files Defamation Lawsuit Following Officer's False Claim The post Subway Files Defamation Lawsuit Following Officer’s False Claim appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Aug 16

    City of Baltimore Pays $98k to Settle Free Speech Lawsuit

    City of Baltimore Pays $98k to Settle Free Speech Lawsuit
    The city of Baltimore is set to pay out $98,000 to settle a free speech lawsuit filed by a “former deputy who sued Sheriff John W. Anderson for firing him after he spoke out about a raid that resulted in him getting shot.” The…
Rank this Week: 131

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Swanson on "Great Men," Law, and the Social Construction of Technology @KaraWSwanson

    Swanson on "Great Men," Law, and the Social Construction of Technology @KaraWSwanson
    Kara W. Swanson, Northeastern University School of Law, is publishing 'Great Men,' Law, and the Social Construction of Technology in Law and Social Inquiry. Here is the abstract. Alexander Graham Bell is famous as the inventor of the…
  • Aug 14

    Marmor on What Law Is and What Counts as Law @CornellLaw

    Marmor on What Law Is and What Counts as Law @CornellLaw
    Andrei Marmor, Cornell University Law School, has published What Is Law and What Counts as Law? The Separation Thesis in Context at Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-34. Here is the abstract. The separation thesis associated with…
  • Aug 11

    McCutcheon on Some Observations Inspired by Kelley v. Chicago Park District

    McCutcheon on Some Observations Inspired by Kelley v. Chicago Park District
    Jani McCutcheon, University of Western Australia Faculty of Law, is publishing Natural Causes: When Author Meets Nature in Copyright Law and Art. Some Observations Inspired by Kelley v Chicago Park District in volume 86 of the University of…
Rank this Week: 120

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Breaking: $100 Million Investment Combines Litéra, Microsystems, XRef, and The Sackett Group #ILTACON

    Breaking: $100 Million Investment Combines Litéra, Microsystems, XRef, and The Sackett Group #ILTACON
    Just announced at ILTACON in Las Vegas is the combination of four leading legal document technologies – Litéra, Microsystems, XRef and The Sackett Group – into a single business they believe will better serve their more…
  • Aug 14

    Connections that Matter.

    Connections that Matter.
    We rely on technology integrations for more efficiency in our home lives every day.  Why are we slower to implement integrated technology into our law firms and our business workflows? The post Connections that Matter. appeared first on…
  • Aug 14

    ABA and Jones Day Launch Website to Connect Veterans to Legal Service

    ABA and Jones Day Launch Website to Connect Veterans to Legal Service
    At its annual meeting in New York Saturday, the American Bar Association announced the launch of VetLex.org, a website, developed in partnership with the law firm Jones Day, that matches veterans in need of pro bono legal services with…
Rank this Week: 186

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 175

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 188

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 16

    McElwain on the Anomalous Life of the Japanese Constitution

    McElwain on the Anomalous Life of the Japanese Constitution
    Kenneth Mori McElwain, an associate professor at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science, has published a substantial piece of comparative constitutional history on nippon.com, The Anomalous Life of the Japanese…
  • Aug 16

    Bond on an Austrian Interned in Australia in WW1

    Bond on an Austrian Interned in Australia in WW1
    Catherine Bond, University of New South Wales, has posted 'Through the Dreadful Circumstances of Fate, a Broken Man’: Anton Reznicek, War and Australian Law, 1911-1930, which is to appear in Legal History 17 (2017): 46: This article…
  • Aug 15

    War, Law and Restraint: The SHAFR Panel

    War, Law and Restraint: The SHAFR Panel
    War, Law, and Restraint, that panel organized by LHB Founder and SHAFR President Mary Dudziak at this summer’s annual meeting of the at the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations is now available on C-SPAN’s…
Rank this Week: 307

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 15

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud
    Martin Shkreli is, quite arguably, one of the most hated men in the United States of America. After drawing the ire of the nation a few years back with his choice to increase the price of a critical AIDS drug by around 5770%, followed by a…
  • Aug 14

    LGBT Rights: Understanding the Department of Justice In-fights with EEOC

    LGBT Rights: Understanding the Department of Justice In-fights with EEOC
    Over the last year or so, we’ve talked quite a bit about the strides made in LGBT employment rights taken by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). We’ve seen enormous steps towards extending protection of the law to…
  • Aug 11

    Google Memo Writer Would Likely Lose Lawsuit Against Google

    Google Memo Writer Would Likely Lose Lawsuit Against Google
    Former Google software engineer James Damore was fired by Google for writing a memo titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” that critics have labeled as “anti-diversity.” Damore’s memo was originally on…
Rank this Week: 365

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 274

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: 285

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
  • Aug 16

    King Food Super Market shopper alleges liquid in aisle caused fall

    King Food Super Market shopper alleges liquid in aisle caused fall
    BEAUMONT – A Beaumont man alleges that he was injured while shopping at a store in the city.Larry Gorrell filed a complaint on July 19 in the Jefferson County District Court against Mohammed Mustafa, individually and doing business as…
  • Aug 16

    Patient accuses physician, Golden Triangle Neurocare LLP of negligence over injurie

    Patient accuses physician, Golden Triangle Neurocare LLP of negligence over injurie
    BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County man alleges that he was injured when a surgeon failed to remove gauze and suture material following a surgery.Ricky Doiron filed a complaint on July 14 in the Jefferson County District Court against Ian F.…
  • Aug 15

    Thompson Landscape Services Inc. employees allege they are owed unpaid wage

    Thompson Landscape Services Inc. employees allege they are owed unpaid wage
    SHERMAN – Two H-2B visa workers allege a Plano business repeatedly underpaid them.Rodrigo Zamalloa and Manuel Zamalloa filed a complaint on July 26 in the Sherman District of the Eastern District of Texas against Thompson Landscape…
Rank this Week: 568

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Aug 15

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library
    Welcome to our OneL students! We're so glad that you're here, and we want to be sure that you have some important information about the library readily available: Visit the library's website for easy access to the following information:…
  • Jul 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law
    A new website, Happy! Effective Lawyer, dedicated to helping attorneys take "affirmative steps to enhance your engagement, productivity, competency, and happiness," is launching on August 1 (but it's got plenty of great content…
  • Jun 14

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    Colleague Deborah Ginsberg has a great post on how Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics can be a valuable tool for students seeking information about judges, law firms, or the litigation history of a particular company. For example,…
Rank this Week: 561

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Aug 8

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT
    Kort begrip van het Nederlands Caribisch Rechtspersonenrecht . . Het rechtspersonenrecht in de Caribische delen van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden heeft de afgelopen jaren een belangrijke ontwikkeling doorgemaakt. Dat geldt in het bijzonder…
  • Jul 1

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO
    Kernoverwegingen beschikking Hof van 13 juni 2017 Op 13 juni 2017 heeft het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie te Curaçao een beschikking gewezen in de enquêteprocedure die door het openbaar ministerie was aangespannen tegen…
  • May 26

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN
    Bundel adviezen tussentijdse ontbinding Staten van Aruba, Curaçao en St. Maarten . In dit door prof.mr Lodewijk Rogier en mr Karel Frielink verzorgde boek zijn de belangrijkste adviezen gebundeld die de afgelopen jaren zijn gegeven…
Rank this Week: 443

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email out of the blue the other day. It contained a link to an online article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: “Hmmmmmmm…” That meant I…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email yesterday, out of the blue. It contained a link to an article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: Hmmmmmmm… That meant I was supposed to find…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 785

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

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

    No Handmaid's Tale Here

    No Handmaid's Tale Here
    But maybe you should take a look at the latest member of the UN's Women's Rights Council- Saudi Arabia. https://thewriterinblack.com/2017/05/04/the-handmaids-tale/______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs & Stepover
  • Apr 30

    Liberal Fascism

    Liberal Fascism
    It is not just a Jonah Goldberg bookntitle and warning. It is here, now. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-free-speech-kass-0430-20170428-column.html______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs &…
  • Apr 6

    Ooops.....

    Ooops.....
    People in glass houses should not throw stones. I wonder how many of the other Senators have equal pay between their male and female staff?…
Rank this Week: 626

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

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

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

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 495

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: 436

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: 833

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Aug 16

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence
    Juries usually base their verdicts on a small number of crucial points. But lawyers tend to offer as much evidence as possible, believing this will make their case more convincing or fearing they’ll leave something out. Finding the fine…
  • Aug 14

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach
    When the marriage is over, former spouses usually want their property to go somewhere else when they die. At least the revocation-on-divorce statute assumes this is so and renders transfers made to the other spouse null and void. The statute…
  • Aug 11

    2 Key Provisions for Your Retainer Agreement

    2 Key Provisions for Your Retainer Agreement
    In The Contract that Binds: Your Fee Agreement, we noted that fee agreements should not be governed by simple boilerplate and formulaic thinking. This is true, but there are exceptions to this general advice: Here are two particular…
Rank this Week: 2889

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: 1782

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Aug 14

    Department of Justice Uses Search Warrant To Get Data On Visitors to Anti-Trump Site

    Department of Justice Uses Search Warrant To Get Data On Visitors to Anti-Trump Site
    I used to have DreamHost as a webhost. We parted ways, but I always admired and appreciated that they reliably stood up for their customers — including me — in the face of bogus legal threats seeking to suppress speech. This week…
  • Aug 14

    America At The End of All Hypothetical

    America At The End of All Hypothetical
    Discussions of free speech in America are usually dominated by hypotheticals — or by slippery slope arguments, if you prefer. The First Amendment unquestionably and broadly protects what we call "hate speech." If you point that out, you…
  • Aug 11

    Lawsplainer: Why John Oliver Is Anti-Diversity Now

    Lawsplainer: Why John Oliver Is Anti-Diversity Now
    I know you've already explained things twice this week but I have questions. no mas. no mas. No, this time it's not about search warrants or grand juries. It's about John Oliver. Is the question "will smug ridicule take down Trump this time…
Rank this Week: 4255

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Aug 11

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach
    We are currently less than two weeks away from the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which hit South Florida on August 24, 1992. It was a Monday. I was supposed to start high school that day in Davie, but no schools were open that morning…
  • Mar 15

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part V NOTE: This is part of an ongoing effort for accountability and transparency following the fatal police shooting of my neighbor, Howard Wallace Bowe Jr., during a botched SWAT raid in May 2014. Previous…
  • Aug 5

    On the Road to Reform?

    On the Road to Reform?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part IV The need for police reform in Hallandale Beach, FL is self-evident. The ability to accomplish meaningful reform, however, is still questionable. On Tuesday, August 3, The City of Hallandale Beach hosted a…
Rank this Week: 1626

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

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

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
  • Jul 26

    Not so long ago, really.

    Not so long ago, really.
    Yesterday, Joe Posnanski tweeted this:This is astonishing. We talk about Emmett Till as if it was long ago. He would have been the same age as Marv Albert and Digger Phelps. https://t.co/UQ5AOj8C0w— Joe Posnanski (@JPosnanski) July 25,…
  • May 17

    Be candid but not too candid.

    Be candid but not too candid.
    Merriam-Webster provides four definitions of the word candor, They are: (1) whiteness, brilliance; (2) freedom from prejudice or malice; (3) kindliness; and (4) unreserved, honest, or sincere expression.  The first and third definitions…
Rank this Week: 2776

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Aug 11

    Make your will and include your pets too

    Make your will and include your pets too
    When it comes to your estate planning documents, you probably are not thinking about your fur children, but it is something that should not be overlooked. The post Make your will and include your pets too appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Aug 9

    Executor and trustee duties: handling the estate of a loved one

    Executor and trustee duties: handling the estate of a loved one
    When it comes to estate planning is important to understand what are the executor and trustee duties, Amanda Gordon explained on our estate planning series The post Executor and trustee duties: handling the estate of a loved one appeared…
  • Aug 4

    What is a power of attorney?

    What is a power of attorney?
    August is Make a Will Month, and here at Rocket Lawyer, we want to ensure you’re covered and have a sound understanding of the essential documents you’ll need for estate […] The post What is a power of attorney? appeared…
Rank this Week: 2666

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Aug 8

    Guess which bar associations ignore the lawyer financial crisis and which do not?

    Guess which bar associations ignore the lawyer financial crisis and which do not?
    Recent news out of Ohio concerning debt-ridden new lawyers underscores the difference between a mandatory membership bar association and a voluntary one. Ohio is one of 18 states where lawyers can practice without being forced to join their…
  • Jul 27

    Overwrought and over exaggerated but no matter. Over prescribed CLE is always the regulators’ fix.

    Overwrought and over exaggerated but no matter. Over prescribed CLE is always the regulators’ fix.
    There was an apocryphal story — meaning it was likely bullshit — told by a law school professor about a 1-L engineer. As the story goes, the engineer turned wanna-be lawyer quit law school his first year because he was frustrated…
  • Jul 23

    Resignation and reform – notes from The Irreverent Notebook

    Resignation and reform – notes from The Irreverent Notebook
    High temperatures, sweaty cheeks, thunderstorms, flash floods and fungus-dispersing dust storms are our annual devil’s brew during monsoon season. This time of year is the flip side of what locals otherwise consider heaven.…
Rank this Week: 4741

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Articles about accident injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/media-blog/
  • Aug 8

    Houston Medical Malpractice Attorney

    Houston Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Houston Medical Malpractice Attorneys at Sigmon Law PLLC share an article entitled  “Paying Till it Hurts – A […] The post Houston Medical Malpractice Attorneys appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Jul 28

    “When The Party Is Over” Injured On A Party Bu

    “When The Party Is Over” Injured On A Party Bu
    Many people hire a party bus when they want to have a carefree night with a large group […] The post “When The Party Is Over” Injured On A Party Bus appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Jul 20

    The Hazards of Construction Work

    The Hazards of Construction Work
    Construction Work Injuries – You Have Rights If you work in construction, the chance of an injury is […] The post The Hazards of Construction Work appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 899

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Aug 8

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell
    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL) affects not only employees but employers, too. It is important to stay up to date on this legislation and how its passing can affect your business. Unlike The Family and Medical Leave Act…
  • Jul 27

    Legal Limelight #12

    Legal Limelight #12
    Legal Limelight, a weekly feature, includes a Q&A with one of our attorneys or valued employees. Keep reading to learn all about this week's guest, Jeffrey J. Tyrpak.
  • Jul 20

    Podcast: Saving Struggling Businesse

    Podcast: Saving Struggling Businesse
    Thomas Hughes, Associate Attorney, and Scott Mecham, Director of Business Operations, sit down to discuss HoganWillig's efforts to help struggling businesses get back on track.
Rank this Week: 4721

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/
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
  • Jul 7

    The Legal Rights of Animal

    The Legal Rights of Animal
    There is a great fight over the release of two chimpanzees, Tommy the chimpanzee, caged in a warehouse in Gloversville, New York, and Kiko, caged in a storefront at the Primary Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, New York. In a recent legal ruling by…
Rank this Week: 1005

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/
  • Aug 4

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce several new Modern Manuscript collections now open for research.  This material dates from the late nineteenth century to the present day and spans the legal history of the…
  • Jun 27

    Library Closed July 3-4

    Library Closed July 3-4
    The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, resuming our regular service on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.  For FAQ and research guides in our absence, please visit Ask a Librarian.
  • Jun 22

    Evidence in Ink

    Evidence in Ink
    One of the pleasures of cataloging, especially of older books and manuscripts, is coming across unexpected traces of earlier times and lives. Scraps of an early manuscript liturgy or an almanac used in a binding; a series of former…
Rank this Week: 1158

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Truck and tractor accidents happen every single day in the U.S. It's estimated that more than 4,000 people die each year in accidents that involve large trucks. This…
  • Jun 28

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your…
  • May 15

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Finding the Right Injury Lawyer: 5 Practical Tips p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 10.5px Verdana; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2…
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VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Jul 31

    25 for 25: Envisioning Free Access to Caselaw

    25 for 25: Envisioning Free Access to Caselaw
    by Adam Ziegler If I could snap my fingers and make it so, the Web would offer free and open access to every statute, regulation and court ruling ever issued. Unfortunately, finger-snapping doesn’t seem to work. What does work is…
  • Jul 14

    The debate on research quality criteria for legal scholarship’s assessment: some key question

    The debate on research quality criteria for legal scholarship’s assessment: some key question
    Ginevra Peruginelli (Institute of Theory and Techniques of Legal Information of the National Research Council of Italy) [Ed. note:  This instalment of our 25-for-25 looks, at first, like a bit of a departure for us — it talks about…
  • Jun 23

    25 for 25: Law as Data

    25 for 25: Law as Data
    by David Curle In order to agree to write about something that is 25 years old, you almost have to admit to being old enough to have something to say about it. So I might as well get my old codger bona fides out of the way.  I came of…
Rank this Week: 3866

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/
  • Jul 28

    Scholarship on Bar Exam Alternatives Needed

    Scholarship on Bar Exam Alternatives Needed
    This week, our students sat for bar exams across the country.  Many of us may have once again been thinking about the myriad of critiques we have about the current bar exams – critiques that have been published time and…
  • Jul 26

    Law Student Wellness Awarene

    Law Student Wellness Awarene
    As most are aware, the New York Times published an essay on July 15, 2017, entitled, “The Lawyer, the Addict” recounting the writer’s tragic loss of her lawyer-loved one to drug-overdose.  A significant part of the…
  • Jul 20

    Designing Your Life

    Designing Your Life
    Summers always present wonderful opportunities to reflect on the past year and make plans for the next.  For me, they are a period of rejuvenation and reassessment. I find that each summer I spend some time designing my life and thinking…
Rank this Week: 3054

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Jul 20

    Thank you

    Thank you
    Friends: If you done it, it ain’t bragging — Walt Whitman First of all, thank you to everyone who donated during our June campaign. It was extremely successful — we met our goal and then some — and all of us here are…
  • Jul 20

    The Emoluments Clause

    The Emoluments Clause
    It’s been in the news lately, but what do you know about the Emoluments Clause?  Cornell Law student Stephanie Jurkowski recently contributed the following to our Wex legal reference: Also known as the Title of Nobility Clause,…
  • Jul 20

    LII Alumni Profile: Bill Gameros 96′, Partner at Hoge & Gameros, L.L.P.

    LII Alumni Profile: Bill Gameros 96′, Partner at Hoge & Gameros, L.L.P.
    For over 20 years the LII has been one of only two universities that are able to publish an official electronic version of the Supreme Court’s decision within minutes after its release. In 1995, these opinions had to manually be…
Rank this Week: 1298

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
Rank this Week: 1024

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Jul 5

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber Since April, entrepreneurs have gathered every Wednesday at the Speak Easy in Broad Ripple for One Million Cups- an event designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurial-minded people…
  • Jul 5

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber To continue expanding their reach of support to small businesses, the Indy Chamber, the CISBDC’s host, recently released the Indy Resource Navigator, an online directory that connects…
  • Jul 5

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber
    Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (CISBDC) advised two small businesses that were recently awarded the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s (ISBDC) EDGE Awards. Celebrating economic development and growth through…
Rank this Week: 4116

That Lawyer Dude

That Lawyer Dude

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

http://thatlawyerdude.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    Crazy is Crazy and That is Nobody's Fault.

    Crazy is Crazy and That is Nobody's Fault.
    Today I awoke to the news that some Sixty Six Year Old nut job from Illinois decided he was going to make a point of embarrassing himself and his causes by killing or at least wounding a bunch of Republican Congressmen and Senators who get…
  • May 29

    Memorial Day 2017: RememberingWhy We Remember.

    Memorial Day 2017: RememberingWhy We Remember.
    Our freedom and our lives were and are preserved by those that served our country in War and Peace as Soldiers Sailors Airmen and Marines.Their efforts and their lives were spent in service of not just a nation, but an ideal. That all men are…
  • May 17

    Let's Play "News, Not News, Fake News"!

    Let's Play "News, Not News, Fake News"!
    Okay Team, I am getting really tired of all the Bullshit that people get nuts about. Some is actual news, some while true, isn't really news and of course some stories are pure fabrication or so devoid of the truth that it is...well,…
Rank this Week: 905

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • May 23

    Knee Replacements and Hospital-Acquired Infection

    Knee Replacements and Hospital-Acquired Infection
    Should you get a total knee replacement? This question is officially bouncing off walls and echoing down halls in doctor offices’ across America. Total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries are higher[...] The post Knee Replacements and…
  • Feb 22

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning
    In the securities industry, churning occurs when an advisor excessively trades in a client’s account for the purpose of earning commissions. The practice is illegal in the United States under[...] The post Recognizing Warning Signs of…
  • Dec 5

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL
    Leonard Hill is a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer and founding partner at Hill & Associates, P.C., a premier accident and injury firm. Coming from humble beginnings, he graduated Cum Laude[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD…
Rank this Week: 3405

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Apr 29

    Robots and the law

    Robots and the law
    My latest article for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers.
  • Mar 14

    How Twitter work

    How Twitter work
    A number of commentators are referring to the Twitter libel case of Jack Monroe v Katie Hopkins [2017] EWHC 433 (QB). In particular, the How Twitter Works appendix has got some excited. The full judgment is now on BAILII and (…)Read…
  • Mar 10

    Using a bus lane as a cash cow

    Using a bus lane as a cash cow
    Several months back I followed an unfamiliar route across London twice in 10 days. Two weeks after the first incident I received a PCN for driving in a bus lane and 10 days later another one! I could not believe (…)Read the rest of…
Rank this Week: 1017

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

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

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1971