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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/
  • Sep 23

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?
    As Chicago clings to the last vestiges of summer, its lateral market mirrors its favorable conditions.
  • Sep 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16
    * Kim Kardashian wants to go to law school. Maybe she should worry about a Bachelor's degree first. [Daily Caller] * The U.S. is falling behind the international standard for court transparency. [Fix the Court] * The struggles facing…
  • Sep 23

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House
    It wasn't always like this.
Rank this Week: 6

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 25

    Republic of Congo Foreign Minister welcomes new constitution

    Republic of Congo Foreign Minister welcomes new constitution
    The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Congo [embassy website], Jean-Claude Gakosso, embraced the country’s new constitution [UN News Centre] on Saturday before the UN General Assembly [official website], which he said will improve…
  • Sep 25

    Syria situation a breach of humanitarian law: EU official

    Syria situation a breach of humanitarian law: EU official
    Attacks in Aleppo, Syria’s capital, were called a “breach of international humanitarian law” in a joint statement [text] by EU officials on Saturday. The EU is urging countries with influence on the parties to encourage…
  • Sep 25

    Brazil Supreme Court allows corruption probe of President Temer

    Brazil Supreme Court allows corruption probe of President Temer
    The Brazil Supreme Court [official website] approved a motion by prosecutors to open a preliminary investigation into accusations from Sergio Machado, former Transpetro head, that president Michel Temer sought illegal campaign donations in…
Rank this Week: 12

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 25

    The friendship gap

    The friendship gap
    Political birds of a feather tend to flock together but a recent poll finds one members of one party report a higher percentage of friends in the opposition.
  • Sep 25

    OSHA whistleblower policy a ‘game changer’ for corporate America

    OSHA whistleblower policy a ‘game changer’ for corporate America
    New guidelines released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are a “game changer” for how corporate America will handle whistleblowers in the workplace, a national employment law firm says. Under the new rules, the…
  • Sep 24

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued
    Economic development proponents in Baltimore got some good news this week with the opening of a state-of-the-art $11.5 million maker space, while the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission could be headed to court, sued by…
Rank this Week: 31

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 25

    The human right to lap watch

    The human right to lap watch
    A couple in Winnipeg, Canada, has filed a human rights complaint challenging the National Hockey League’s requirement that they purchase a separate ticketed seat for their infant if they want to bring it along to a game. [CBC News…
  • Sep 24

    U.K.: “Iceland (the country) may sue Iceland (the chain) over name”

    U.K.: “Iceland (the country) may sue Iceland (the chain) over name”
    “The Icelandic government has confirmed it is considering launching a lawsuit against British supermarket Iceland over its name.” The British retailer, which specializes in frozen foods, has been doing business for 46 years. [The…
  • Sep 22

    Prosecution roundup

    Prosecution roundup
    Fourth Circuit will review forfeiture case of “pre-conviction, pre-trial restraint of untainted property” [Ilya Shapiro, Cato] “Voodoo Science in the Courtroom: The U.S. has relied on flawed forensic-evidence techniques for…
Rank this Week: 29

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 25

    District Court Judge releases list of more than 200 cases veiled in secrecy of Patriot Act

    District Court Judge releases list of more than 200 cases veiled in secrecy of Patriot Act
    Washington Post – This judge just released 200 secret government surveillance requests “U.S. District Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell, a former Senate aide who helped draft the Patriot Act, has defied easy labeling throughout a…
  • Sep 25

    New on LLRX – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid

    New on LLRX – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid
    Via LLRX.com – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid – Research Assistant and world traveler Ryan Davis shares another travelogue installment – this time to Interlaken and Madrid. Ryan includes effective strategies for…
  • Sep 25

    Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership

    Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership
    News release, September 23, 2016: “Twitter and UN Global Pulse today announced a partnership that will provide the United Nations with access to Twitter’s data tools to support efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 50

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Sep 21

    Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De Castroverde

    Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De Castroverde
    As the two-year anniversary of Waldo De Castroverde’s passing approaches, we remember him for more than just his legal success. His legacy portrays a fighter who stood up for his[...] The post Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De…
  • Jun 1

    Attorney Spotlight: Deepti Asthana

    Attorney Spotlight: Deepti Asthana
    Less than a decade ago she was living amongst skyscrapers and taxi-polluted streets of Canada’s financial district, foregoing sleep to reach the top floor. Today, she’s a sought-after tax attorney[...] The post Attorney Spotlight:…
  • May 23

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LLOYD LONG

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LLOYD LONG
    Lloyd Long is an accomplished Pennsylvania criminal appeals lawyer, advocate for the accused and convicted, and partner at Krasner & Long, LLC, one of Philadelphia’s premier criminal defense law firms. At[...] The post ATTORNEY…
Rank this Week: 82

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Sunday Review Roundup

    Sunday Review Roundup
    Fan of Marx? Hitler? Just need more information?  Check out these book reviews.In The Guardian, Richard Norton-Taylor reviews Susan Williams’s Spies in the Congo, which describes American activities in the Shinkolobwe uranium mine…
  • Sep 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Last Thursday, the Icesi Law School in Cali, Colombia, held a conference to commemorate twenty-five years of the Constitution of Colombia (right). Forthcoming in December from Carolina Academic Press: The Death Penalty as Torture: From the…
  • Sep 22

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"
    I'm very pleased to announce that Jefferson Decker, an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University, has published The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American…
Rank this Week: 103

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia
    When historians record the U.S. war with Russia, the events of this past week may look like a road sign that went unheeded. The bombing of Syrian forces, which Washington has called “accidental,” indicates a new level of…
  • Sep 23

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?
    Most online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, force both buyers to agree to arbitration in lieu of filing a lawsuit against them. Arbitration is an alternate dispute resolution process where a third party arbitrator will review the…
  • Sep 23

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art
    This week’s Feel Good Friday (actually on Friday this week!) is about a Texas attorney helping Veterans through martial arts. Amber Pang Parra, Pharmaceutical Attorney at Justinian PLLC, not only works hard on behalf of her clients,…
Rank this Week: 148

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Turner @christor on Perceiving Law

    Turner @christor on Perceiving Law
    Christian Turner, University of Georgia Law School, has published Perceiving Law as UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-33. Here is the abstract. The more we examine what is behind our most difficult legal questions, the more puzzling…
  • Sep 23

    Star Trek's Legacy: The EU Takes Note

    Star Trek's Legacy: The EU Takes Note
    The French TV network ARTE (funded by the European Union) has produced a number of tv episodes in honor of Star Trek's 50th anniversary. Each four-minute video has a particular theme (origins, the ST economy, etc.)  Here's a…
  • Sep 21

    Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Call for Paper

    Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Call for Paper
    ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LAW, CULTURE AND THE HUMANITIES - CALL FOR PAPERSWe are pleased to announce that the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities will be held at Stanford Law School…
Rank this Week: 217

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Sep 22

    Employment Discrimination Based on Perceived Statu

    Employment Discrimination Based on Perceived Statu
    Sometimes, an employer makes adverse employment decisions based on perceived membership in a protected class. For example, a job applicant may be rejected because he is believed to be Muslim, even if he is not. Or, an employee with an altered…
  • Sep 22

    California Court Rejects Challenge to End of Life Option Act

    California Court Rejects Challenge to End of Life Option Act
    For some, it seems like an unthinkable and barbaric concept, but for others, it comes as a relief. Regardless of your own personal beliefs, physician-assisted suicide or death with dignity laws are never fun topics to discuss. …
  • Sep 21

    Brock Turner’s Early Release Renews Mandatory Minimum Sentence Debate

    Brock Turner’s Early Release Renews Mandatory Minimum Sentence Debate
    Why do we have mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug offenses but not for crimes like rape? That’s the burning question in everyone’s mind in the wake of Brock Turner’s early release from prison.  I’m not…
Rank this Week: 211

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 22, 2016 at 6:25am PDTA last will can leave instructions for who will…
  • Sep 21

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday September 21, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:35am PDTIn addition to the basic child support payable under…
  • Sep 20

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday September 20 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 20, 2016 at 6:23am PDTAn employee who has been temporarily “laid…
Rank this Week: 267

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • 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…
  • Jun 21

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation
    We all know about Sigmund Freud’s influence. We know that he was a pioneer in helping us understand the role of the unconscious in everyday decision-making. But did you know about his nephew Edward Bernays? Watch the first 10 minutes of…
  • Jun 7

    Fame is probably not good for your health

    Fame is probably not good for your health
    Mainstream media doesn’t help us understand what it’s like to be famous. Some famous people are thoughtful, but which ones? It’s hard to figure out just by watching TV. But podcast interviews like the one Tim Ferriss…
Rank this Week: 260

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: 263

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 23

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively
    Many lawyers believe that their productivity gets a boost when they multitask. Sadly, it may be just the opposite. But because multitasking isn’t going away anytime soon, lawyers can learn ways to break bad habits and multitask more…
  • Sep 21

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration
    The following is a guest blog post by Jeffrey D. Polsky, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, where he counsels employers on California employment law issues, represents them in litigation, and writes for Fox Rothschild’s California…
  • Sep 19

    Lessons from Trump’s Depo: Come Prepared!

    Lessons from Trump’s Depo: Come Prepared!
    In his 2007 deposition in his suit against a reporter, Donald Trump encountered very prepared attorneys. As the Washington Post describes, they “confronted the mogul with his past statements—and with his company’s internal…
Rank this Week: 518

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jul 25

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!
    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton is now open! Special Summer reduction for family pitches 2 Adults + 2 Children £20 per night. Visit their website here. 
  • Jul 20

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
Rank this Week: 761

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Sep 20

    CURACAO AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF U.S. JUDGMENTS

    CURACAO AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF U.S. JUDGMENTS
    Recognition and enforceability In the absence of an applicable treaty between foreign countries (for example the U.S.) and Curacao, a judgment (in a civil matter) rendered by a U.S. court will not be enforced by the courts of Curacao. The…
  • Sep 7

    ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016

    ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016
    Read the rest » The post ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016 appeared first on Karel's Legal Blog.
  • Sep 7

    STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016

    STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016
    Read the rest » The post STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016 appeared first on Karel's Legal Blog.
Rank this Week: 940

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 16

    [DWD] Employability Skills: The Baseline for Success in all Occupation

    [DWD] Employability Skills: The Baseline for Success in all Occupation
    By Amy Marsh, DWD Associate Chief Operating Officer for Business IntelligenceIn addition to academic and technical skill attainment, employers have long sought high-quality “soft skills” in their new and incumbent employees. The…
  • Sep 16

    [DWD] DWD Providing Up to $11 Million for Regional Workforce Collaboration

    [DWD] DWD Providing Up to $11 Million for Regional Workforce Collaboration
    INDIANAPOLIS (March 31, 2016) – In a sustained effort to meet an estimated one million jobs to fill by 2025, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) opened the second grant cycle for Skill UP Indiana!  The grant…
Rank this Week: 776

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

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

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law
    Ravel recently introduced a new feature that allows users to filter search results by motion type. Now, you can search for cases and get results including only decisions on a particular type of motion – for example, a motion for...
  • Sep 6

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student
    OneLs are just becoming familiar with Lexis and Westlaw, but there's another important database out there, especially if you take a research assistant position or law review editorial position -- HeinOnline. It's one of the largest…
  • Sep 2

    Pew Research Study on American Reading Habit

    Pew Research Study on American Reading Habit
    Librarians think about readers' format preferences (print, ebook, audiobook) a lot. We want to be sure that the library materials we purchase are in a format that works for our patrons. The latest Pew Research Center survey of Americans'…
Rank this Week: 509

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 967

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: 750

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…
Rank this Week: 718

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • May 2

    2015 Bar Exam Results, Top 10 and Full List

    2015 Bar Exam Results, Top 10 and Full List
    Congratulations to the passers of the 2015 bar exams. Today, 3 May 2016, the Supreme Court released... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 4

    Gender Reassignment Voids a Marriage?

    Gender Reassignment Voids a Marriage?
    Someone sent me an email, asking if a marriage is rendered void when the spouse undergoes gender... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 19

    PNoy Made a Mistake in Vetoing the P2,000 SSS Monthly Pension Increase?

    PNoy Made a Mistake in Vetoing the P2,000 SSS Monthly Pension Increase?
    Congress passed a bill proposing an increase in the monthly Social Security System (SSS) pension by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 536

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 674

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: 950

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: 848

Blawg Review

Blawg Review

Reviews law blogs.

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

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review

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

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964

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

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special
    From his duck blind on the banks of the Thames, Charon QC watched as Her Majesty's barge and a flotilla of a thousand lesser vessels paraded before an adoring public out in the rain to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's first sixty years.Quite…
Rank this Week: 566

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: 910

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain…

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain English

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

http://www.nolocast.com
Rank this Week: 440

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: 1191

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/
  • Sep 25

    Let Me Introduce Myself

    Let Me Introduce Myself
    My name is John Lande and I just became a blogger with BPLE.  I want to tell you about my background and interests and the kinds of things I expect to write about in this blog.  This post also includes links to some resources you…
  • Sep 16

    Looking Beyond the Trends: Whose Our Curriculum Really For?

    Looking Beyond the Trends: Whose Our Curriculum Really For?
    Just catching up on my summer reading and I came across a short piece titled, “My Best Marketing Advice for Lawyers,” by John H. Fisher, Esq.  In the article, Attorney Fisher responds to an inquiry for his best marketing…
  • Sep 9

    Expanding the Curriculum to Build Better Lawyer

    Expanding the Curriculum to Build Better Lawyer
    Just finished reading a fascinating piece in the Journal of Legal Education by Pamela Bucy Pierson, Bainbridge Mims Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.  Her article, Economics, EQ, and Finance: The Next Frontier…
Rank this Week: 3379

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
  • Sep 25

    Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century

    Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century
    Compiled by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Texas A & M University, this list reflects the opinions of 137 leading scholars of American public address. The top ten are shown below. You can see the whole list here.…
  • Sep 23

    September 23, 1800 – Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Rush: “We Are To Be Pitied”

    September 23, 1800 – Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Rush: “We Are To Be Pitied”
    Gabriel, born in 1776, was a slave owned by Thomas Henry Prosser, who had a tobacco plantation in Virginia. Prosser was reputed to be a cruel master, but he did hire out some of his skilled slaves to other masters in and around Richmond,…
  • Sep 21

    Review of “Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome’s Greatest Politician” by Anthony Everitt

    Review of “Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome’s Greatest Politician” by Anthony Everitt
    Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome’s Greatest Politician by Anthony Everitt is a well-crafted, highly readable biography of Marcus Tullius Cicero, who was a lawyer, orator, prolific and popular writer, and statesman of Ancient Rome.…
Rank this Week: 1995

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Are You A ‘Solution Provider’? If So, There’s Now A Coalition For You

    Are You A ‘Solution Provider’? If So, There’s Now A Coalition For You
    During her 17-year tenure as editor-in-chief of Law Technology News (now rebranded as Legaltech News), there was one word Monica Bay would not tolerate in articles or press releases: “solution.” “We’re determined to…
  • Sep 23

    Why Didn’t Clio Notify Users of Data Aggregation? Turns Out It Did

    Why Didn’t Clio Notify Users of Data Aggregation? Turns Out It Did
    I wrote yesterday about the announcement by Clio at its conference earlier this week of its new Legal Trends initiative. Clio will aggregate and anonymize data moving through its system to produce an annual Legal Trends Report and to provide…
  • Sep 23

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life
    My column this week at Above the Law rounds up 10 Tiny Tools to Simplify A Lawyer’s Life. I cover: ActiveWords. Evernote Scannable. Continue reading → The post 10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2478

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Sep 22

    7 business lessons we learned from The Blacklist

    7 business lessons we learned from The Blacklist
    Primetime T.V. Shows are back, and The Blacklist is one of our favorites. To celebrate the beginning of a new season, we shared Red Reddington's business lessons we've learned.The post 7 business lessons we learned from The Blacklist appeared…
  • Sep 20

    Landlord and tenant responsibilitie

    Landlord and tenant responsibilitie
    Understanding landlord responsibilities and legal duties can help make sure you avoid legal issues that may arise in the future, with your property or your tenants.The post Landlord and tenant responsibilities appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Sep 16

    Renting on AirBnB? Vacation rental agreement

    Renting on AirBnB? Vacation rental agreement
    Renting out your vacation home has become popular thanks to sites like AirBnb, but are you doing everything you can to protect your property? You need a vacation rental agreement to make sure things are clear between you and your guests.The…
Rank this Week: 2609

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/
Rank this Week: 1644

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/
  • Sep 16

    Legal Issues Facing Our Veteran

    Legal Issues Facing Our Veteran
    After our veterans return from combat or active duty, they can face a host of legal issues upon returning to the reality of home. From homelessness stemming from evictions and foreclosures to child custody disputes to problems with benefits,…
  • Sep 2

    Law Enforcement and the Use of Robot

    Law Enforcement and the Use of Robot
    In July, a sniper, later identified as Micah Xavier Johnson, opened fire at a march against fatal police shootings, held in downtown Dallas, Texas, killing 5 police officers and wounding many others. After a 45 minute gun battle and hours of…
  • Aug 17

    Inside “Making a Murderer” and the Steven Avery Trial

    Inside “Making a Murderer” and the Steven Avery Trial
    Update: Brendan Dassey, nephew to Steven Avery, the primary defendant from the "Making a Murderer" series on Netflix had his conviction for murder, rape, and mutilation of a corpse overturned by U.S. Magistrate Judge William E. Duffin of the…
Rank this Week: 1216

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Sep 13

    Are You Entitled to Surplus Monies in Foreclosure?

    Are You Entitled to Surplus Monies in Foreclosure?
    Each year, the city sells the properties of owners who are delinquent on their taxes and utility fees at its in-rem auction. At these auctions there are often intense bidding wars. These bidding wars result in the sale price being driven way…
  • Sep 1

    Quick Facts Abouy Compulsory Arbitration

    Quick Facts Abouy Compulsory Arbitration
    Millions of consumers in the United States alone have signed credit card, mobile phone, car rental and other agreements without realizing that they contain compulsory arbitration provisions. Little does the average consumer know that by…
  • Aug 22

    Divorce Q & A

    Divorce Q & A
    Here are some of the most common questions we receive at initial consultation.
Rank this Week: 4978

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Aug 23

    The easiest money to spend is still somebody else’s.

    The easiest money to spend is still somebody else’s.
    On Sunday, the local paper ran a front page story about how $4.6M in charitable contributions was spent. It was only news because of the way some of that money was distributed to the beneficiaries. In the aftermath of the sixth-largest loss…
  • Aug 21

    Nonlawyers still unwelcome in the lawyer temple.

    Nonlawyers still unwelcome in the lawyer temple.
    I recently attended a seminar where a lawyer-lobbyist opined that non-lawyers should not be lobbyists. Influence peddling, it seems, should be the sole province of lawyers. Not that much explanation was given. Perhaps none was needed. After…
  • Jul 24

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’
    “They should go get back on a ship and go back to Africa” a Florida judge allegedly observed about African-Americans to a Staff Attorney. She was reporting on the status of an order at the time. The upshot is the Hon. Mark Hulsey…
Rank this Week: 4733

@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 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…
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ
    Yes, it is true. Legal Mechanics—the one-of-a-kind legal scholarship repair service—has closed its doors at its former location in sunny Hallandale Beach, a/k/a “that place with the big Pegasus statue,”and has moved to…
  • Dec 2

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
Rank this Week: 1857

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Artifacts of wealth: patterns in the evolution of collectibles and money

    Artifacts of wealth: patterns in the evolution of collectibles and money
    IntroductionThis is the first of at least two posts on the evolution of collectibles and money.  The goal is to explore the evolutionary and economic functions of the “ornamental” or “ceremonial” objects that are…
  • Mar 7

    The trouble with book

    The trouble with book
    The Chinese invented printing, but their writing system required a large number of typefaces, which made for very high up-front capital costs to print even a single short book.  Centuries after the slow dawn of Chinese printing Gutenberg…
  • Feb 16

    Two Malthusian scare

    Two Malthusian scare
    Carter lectures the U.S. on energy, 1978In 1798. the Reverend Thomas Malthus wrote his influential essay on population, arguing that population grows exponentially while the supply of food, energy, and other commodities only grows…
Rank this Week: 980

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Jul 6

    Remember Me

    Remember Me
    One of the great things that happens at the LII is working with the amazing students who come to study at Cornell — and finding out about the projects they’ve been cooking up while we weren’t distracting them by dangling…
  • Jul 6

    LII Caption Contest

    LII Caption Contest
    This month, the prize will go for the best answer to the question, What’s wrong with this picture? We’d hoped that the CFR caption contest would work like a kind of inkblot test for our fans, and if it did… well,…
  • Jul 6

    Sylvia – CALI Conference Field Report

    Sylvia – CALI Conference Field Report
    I just got back from the 2016 CALI conference at the Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. This report of my time there is by no means an exhaustive or even chronological record of the conference. It’s more of a…
Rank this Week: 1270

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Jul 5

    Brexit for lawyer

    Brexit for lawyer
    Extracts from my latest post in Internet Newsletter for Lawyers about the legal and constitutional issues surrounding Brexit: As opinions on this change by the hour, your best bet is to follow the latest comments on Twitter from those lawyers…
  • May 4

    Never mind the quantity

    Never mind the quantity
    My latest post on the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Image: By Eric Fischer on Flickr.
  • Feb 25

    Writing out loud

    Writing out loud
    My latest post for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Image: By Amy Gahran on Flickr.
Rank this Week: 1194

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 1159

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: 2471

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

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

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
Rank this Week: 3388