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Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 3

    NYC to carwashes: unionize or else

    NYC to carwashes: unionize or else
    A new law in New York City aims to close car washes that don’t unionize, and workers’ own wishes in the matter would appear to be irrelevant. The bill would “requir[e] car wash owners to purchase a $150,000 surety bond to…
  • Jul 3

    “The person sending the takedown notices…”

    “The person sending the takedown notices…”
    “…claims to telepathically channel an inter-dimensional space alien from the future.” [Daily Dot (“Tumblr’s biggest copyright troll is a guy who says he knows an alien”)] Tags: copyright, social…
  • Jul 2

    “If you don’t care about kids or families, at least care about taxpayers”

    “If you don’t care about kids or families, at least care about taxpayers”
    My case for not applying discrimination law in ways that drive conservative religious agencies out of adoption work. [Cato at Liberty, drawing on my contributions to Scott Shackford’s Reason piece on libertarians and gays, which…
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 3

    CB0O Answers to Questions About Dynamic Analysi

    CB0O Answers to Questions About Dynamic Analysi
    Keith Hall, CBO Director – “In May, the Congress adopted a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016. That resolution requires CBO, to the greatest extent practicable, to incorporate macroeconomic effects into its…
  • Jul 3

    Report – Who Has Your Digital Back?

    Report – Who Has Your Digital Back?
    Who Has Your Back? 2015: Protecting Your Data From Government Requests. July 2, 2015 | By Parker Higgins: “We live digital lives—from the videos shared on social networks, to location-aware apps on mobile phones, to log-in data…
  • Jul 3

    Greece: Preliminary Draft Debt Sustainability Analysi

    Greece: Preliminary Draft Debt Sustainability Analysi
    International Monetary Fund – IMF Country Report No. 15/165. July 2, 2015 – “At the last review in May 2014, Greece’s public debt was assessed to be getting back on a path toward sustainability, though it remained…
Rank this Week: 27

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 3

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order
    [JURIST] A federal judge issued a court order [order, PDF] on Thursday that all Louisiana officials must grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples [JURIST news archive]. The order, issued by Judge Martin Feldman [official profile] of the US…
  • Jul 3

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law
    [JURIST] Russian parliament [official website] members on Friday voted for a bill that forces online search engines to remove search results about a person at that person’s request. The new law will allow [AP report] a person to request…
  • Jul 3

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that unpaid internships are legal when they are tied to the intern’s education. The decision reverses [Reuters report] a lower…
Rank this Week: 32

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 46

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 2

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight
    A federal appeals court in Manhattan has determined that a lower court wrongly decided that Fox Searchlight Pictures had violated labor laws by not paying production interns.
  • Jul 2

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight
    A federal appeals court in Manhattan has determined that a lower court wrongly decided that Fox Searchlight Pictures had violated labor laws by not paying production interns.
  • Jul 2

    5 Things To Know About BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil-Spill Settlement

    5 Things To Know About BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil-Spill Settlement
    BP PLC agreed Thursday to pay $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The penalty includes the biggest pollution fine in U.S. history. Here's what you should know:
Rank this Week: 48

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation
    Randall Lesaffer, Tilburg Law School, has posted The Nature and Sources of Europe's Classical Law of Nations:The jurisprudence of the law of nature and nations of the Early-Modern Age holds pride of place in the modern historiography of…
  • Jul 3

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State
    The June 2015 issue of the Journal of American History is a special issue on Historians and the Carceral State, produced in consultation with guest editors Kelly Lytle Hernández, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, and Heather Ann Thompson. From…
  • Jul 2

    Brady on Personal Property and the Fourth Amendment

    Brady on Personal Property and the Fourth Amendment
    Maureen E. Brady, a Ph.D. candidate in Law at the Yale Law School, has posted The Lost 'Effects' of the Fourth Amendment: Giving Personal Property Due Protection, which is forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal.    Along with…
Rank this Week: 91

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/
  • May 21

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.
    During a recent trip, Lawyer 2 Lawyer host Bob Ambrogi visited Legal Talk Network headquarters in Denver, Colorado. While there, he interviewed hosts from another legal podcast called ‘FOSS+beer’. With their general focus on law,…
  • May 1

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right
    Credited with saving millions of lives per year, few health programs can boast the success of vaccinations. Even for those who, for health reasons, can’t be inoculated, vaccines provide a type of community immunity by preventing…
  • Apr 17

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'
    His name is James McGill, but most of us know him as Slipping Jimmy, or Saul Goodman, an ethically conflicted advocate for the unlawful. Making his debut in season two of 'Breaking Bad', actor Bob Odenkirk brought life to his loveably shady…
Rank this Week: 94

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 85

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 3

    C. Fraser Smith: Hogan tells Baltimore, you’re on your own

    C. Fraser Smith: Hogan tells Baltimore, you’re on your own
    Boondoggle: A public project of questionable merit that typically involves political patronage and graft – The Oxford American College Dictionary So Maryland left $900 million on the federal funds table when Governor Hogan canceled the…
  • Jul 2

    Md. Gov. Hogan out of hospital after first round of chemo

    Md. Gov. Hogan out of hospital after first round of chemo
    ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is out of the hospital and back at work after his first round of chemotherapy for an aggressive form of cancer. Hogan posted messages on social media Thursday saying, “It feels great to be…
  • Jul 2

    Kevin L. Shepherd: Are we out of the woods yet?

    Kevin L. Shepherd: Are we out of the woods yet?
    This year America is commemorating the sesquicentennial of the end of the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. A little more than a month before those momentous events in 1865, the Maryland Court of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 103

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Happy Birthday, Franz Kafka

    Happy Birthday, Franz Kafka
    Happy Birthday to Franz Kafka, born July 3, 1883 (died June 3, 1924).Law is quite the theme of Kafka's life (and death).On Wednesday July 1, an Israeli court ruled that his papers belong to the National Library of Israel, rather than to the…
  • Jul 2

    Teaching Comparative Law Across Disciplines, Across Language

    Teaching Comparative Law Across Disciplines, Across Language
    New in paperback:Comparative Law--Engaging Translation (Simone Glanert, ed.; Routledge, 2014). In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the …
  • Jul 2

    The Enduring Legacies of Nineteenth Century French Crime Fiction

    The Enduring Legacies of Nineteenth Century French Crime Fiction
    Andrea Goulet, Associate Professor of French, University of Pennsylvania, has published Legacies of the Rue Morgue:  Science, Space, and Crime Fiction in France with the University of Pennsylvania Press. Here is a description of the…
Rank this Week: 134

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 199

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 1

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi
    Low Testosterone Lawyers have filed the following Androgel lawsuit in Illinois: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISION______________________________Richard C. Kelly, Sr., : COMPLAINT AND DEMAND: FOR…
  • Feb 28

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live
    The past decade has seen a rise in lawsuits surrounding gender and sex identity issues. For example, in 2012, the news followed Jenna Talackova, a transgendered beauty queen, as she battled Donald Trump to gain eligibility to compete in the…
  • Jun 12

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing
    A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where…
Rank this Week: 196

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: 193

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Apr 12

    My beliefs about “God”

    My beliefs about “God”
    It’s impossible to know the “truth” about anything that’s outside your direct experience. The only direct experience you really have (if you think about it a lot, and come to an honest conclusion) is what YOU think and…
  • Mar 16

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool…
  • Mar 1

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman’s description of the process goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and…
Rank this Week: 294

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jul 1

    Donald Trump's Lawyers Don't Know Or Don't Care What Defamation I

    Donald Trump's Lawyers Don't Know Or Don't Care What Defamation I
    Spanish-language network Univision has cancelled its telecast of the Miss America pageant in the wake of Donald Trump's characterization of Mexicans, and Trump has now sued Univision in response. The lawsuit, filed in state court in New York,…
  • Jun 25

    No, Federal Grand Jurors Do Not Issue Federal Grand Jury Subpoena

    No, Federal Grand Jurors Do Not Issue Federal Grand Jury Subpoena
    Over at the Daily Beast, Nick Gillespie attempts to bring religiosity to the fuzzy-wuzzies by describing what it was like to be hit with a ridiculous grand jury subpoena and unprincipled gag order. In response, several Daily Beast commenters…
  • Jun 24

    Is "No, I Didn't Do It" Defamatory? The Bill Cosby Defamation Case

    Is "No, I Didn't Do It" Defamatory? The Bill Cosby Defamation Case
    Bill Cosby's recently been accused of lifelong serial rape and sexual abuse, sometimes involving drugging women. He's responded — as celebrities tend to — with broad denials and suggestions that his accusers are lying. That public…
Rank this Week: 297

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Nov 4

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign
    It’s Election Day!!! For those of you who spent the last few months on another planet or in a coma or merely, like 60% of eligible voters, just willfully oblivious – Congratulations! You managed to spare yourself from one hell of…
  • Oct 31

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure
    Growing up in the United States, there’s no question where our country stands in the world. We are the beacon of freedom shining across all free peoples of the world. Anywhere our light fails to glow is an irreparable damnation…
  • Oct 31

    If You Really Loved America…

    If You Really Loved America…
    If you asked the average American what makes the USA the greatest country in the world (it just is, OK? Don’t start!) I venture that high on most folks’ list would be that we’re a democracy, as in we have free and fair…
Rank this Week: 348

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: 529

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 1

    WETTEN EN WETGEVINGSPROCES

    WETTEN EN WETGEVINGSPROCES
    Tijd voor verbeteringen? Wetten zorgen in onze samenleving voor sturing en ordening. Ze bepalen welke bevoegdheden en verplichtingen we hebben. Ze verschaffen ons vrijheid en stellen tegelijkertijd grenzen daaraan. Wetten zijn er –…
  • Jun 29

    PETITIE VOOR BEHOUD KWALITEIT ONDERWIJS

    PETITIE VOOR BEHOUD KWALITEIT ONDERWIJS
    De minister wil dat leerlingen in Curaçao voortaan makkelijker kunnen slagen voor een havo- of vwo-examen dan leerlingen in Nederland… Klik hier voor de petitie Reactie Rooms Katholiek Centraal Schoolbestuur: Curaçao…
  • Jun 25

    CLIËNTEN EN ADVOCATEN OPGELET!

    CLIËNTEN EN ADVOCATEN OPGELET!
    Met wie heeft de cliënt een contractuele relatie? U heeft een probleem van juridische aard. U belt een advocatenkantoor en wordt doorverbonden met advocaat X. Advocaat X is een partner. Hij werkt twee weken aan uw zaak maar gaat dan met…
Rank this Week: 528

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Jul 1

    Radio Berkman 221: How to Stop Traffic

    Radio Berkman 221: How to Stop Traffic
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg The International Labour Organization estimates that between forced labor and the commercial sex trade, more than 20 million men, women, and children are being trafficked internationally. The web plays…
  • Jun 30

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning [AUDIO]

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning [AUDIO]
    We can use technology to uncover patterns in data. But it’s much harder to uncover an “ideology” embedded in text. In this talk, Ali Hashmi — a researcher at the MIT Center for Civic Media — discusses a tool he…
  • Jun 30

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning
    We can use technology to uncover patterns in data. But it’s much harder to uncover an “ideology” embedded in text. In this talk, Ali Hashmi — a researcher at the MIT Center for Civic Media — discusses a tool he…
Rank this Week: 530

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jul 1

    What’s NOT Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?

    What’s NOT Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?
    The attorney-client privilege (Evid C §§950–962) protects a client from disclosure of confidential communications between attorney and client. But not every communication between attorney and client is protected. Do you know…
  • Jun 29

    First Case Under RULLCA Highlights Important New Remedy

    First Case Under RULLCA Highlights Important New Remedy
    The following is a guest blog post by Michael J. Thomas, a solo practitioner and founder of Creative Vision Legal, a Bay Area law firm offering legal services tailored to artists, musicians, and small business owners.  Finally,…
  • Jun 26

    2 Reasons to Go for Defendant’s Default

    2 Reasons to Go for Defendant’s Default
    A default occurs when a defendant served with a complaint doesn’t file the appropriate response within the time allowed. CCP §§585–586. After a defendant is in default, a plaintiff may file a request for entry of default…
Rank this Week: 472

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jun 30

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.
    This post may come too late for lawyers staying up late tonight trying to make their fiscal continuing legal education deadline. But on the plus side, it gives everyone else a head start on next year! Without further ado, the following are…
  • Jun 23

    Not so busy for jury duty.

    Not so busy for jury duty.
    A Vermont man, was dismissed from jury duty this month when he showed up at the courthouse jury assembly room wearing a prison-striped costume and matching beanie. After being noticed, the judge met with him privately and asked him to leave.…
  • Jun 11

    Heartwarming tribute needs no further words.

    Heartwarming tribute needs no further words.
Rank this Week: 423

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 29

    What I learned from #CALICon15

    What I learned from #CALICon15
    I haven’t attended a CALI conference since Milwaukee in 2011 so I was excited to be able to attend. There are a lot new things out there in the technology world and in law schools. Below is just a random list: Macs are everywhere.…
  • May 22

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching
    Originally posted on S|M| i |L|E:While many frequent visitors to social media sites will be aware of (elaborate air quotes) memes, I suspect that their value as a teaching tool has not been recognised. This changed for me late in 2014, thanks…
  • Mar 23

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment
    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment.
Rank this Week: 581

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Apr 15

    Social media platforms for lawyer

    Social media platforms for lawyer
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch March 2015. I’ve been looking at two new social media platforms designed for lawyers: Mootis (“specifically tailored for what is a vast legal services marketplace that extends far beyond the…
  • Feb 2

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch January 2015 Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox, first mooted the idea of a single government website back in 2010. Some thought the theory was sound but that delivery would be impossible. Once the project was…
  • Nov 21

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch November 2014. I ask this because I have been looking into the future for CPD in the two professions. Both are moving away from measuring CPD hours towards systems based on self-certified continuing competence.…
Rank this Week: 547

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: 470

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: 546

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: 880

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/
  • Jul 1

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written April 3, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as…
  • Jun 23

    Up on the Roof update

    Up on the Roof update
    Here are the latest status updates on our roof project: Roofing work is underway on both the Langdell north and south lower roofs over the classrooms, continuing through the look-ahead period. During the week of June 21: Masonry repairs and…
  • Jun 22

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh
    In December 1818, Robert Johnston, age 24, was executed for robbing Mr. John Charles of some £600 in pounds and notes, plus a watch key and chain. This single crime, trial, and execution ignited a swarm of controversy – evidence…
Rank this Week: 1103

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: 1237

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of June 29, 2015

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of June 29, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Missouri jail moves to video-only visits; fee will be charged to visitors Next Fight for Gay Rights: Bias in Jobs and Housing Ken Paxton, Texas official, says state clerks can deny…
  • Jun 23

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the week of June 22, 2015

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the week of June 22, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Lester Holt Reflects on His Rise to NBC’s Anchor ChairOntario man exonerated 45 years after being wrongly convicted of killing his wifeWoman accused of streaming live sex…
  • Jun 22

    Mindfulness for Lawyers Goes Mainstream

    Mindfulness for Lawyers Goes Mainstream
    The Wall Street Journal, of all places, had a feature this week on the increasing prevalence – and acceptance – of mindfulness training for lawyers.In Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections, writer Jacob Gershman delivers…
Rank this Week: 821

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/
  • Jun 27

    DOE Gainful Employment Rule Affects For-Profit Law School

    DOE Gainful Employment Rule Affects For-Profit Law School
    Federal district courts in New York and the District of Columbia have rejected challenges to the Department of Education’s “gainful employment rule”. A recent story in The American Lawyer, “New Rule Spells Trouble for…
  • Jun 26

    Law School Curriculum Review & Reform: Lessons Learned

    Law School Curriculum Review & Reform: Lessons Learned
    In 2012, my dean asked me to chair a review our curriculum at the University of Tennessee College of Law. He asked our committee to consider the current three-year curriculum in light of our learning outcomes. It sounded like an overwhelming…
  • Jun 24

    Lawyers as Leader

    Lawyers as Leader
    Leadership courses can prepare law students for the leadership roles they will assume as they serve their clients, law offices, and communities. The University of Tennessee College of Law’s Institute for Professional Leadership offers…
Rank this Week: 772

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Intake123 Makes It Easy to Create and Manage Client-Intake Form

    Intake123 Makes It Easy to Create and Manage Client-Intake Form
    Sometimes in legal technology, when it rains, it pours. In April, I wrote here about Rocket Matter Intake, the new service from Rocket Matter that allows law firms to post client-intake forms on their websites that integrate directly with its…
  • Jun 23

    The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysi

    The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysi
    The New York Times today has a fascinating article documenting The Roberts Court’s Surprising Move Leftward. Reporters Alicia Parlapiano, Adam Liptak and Jeremy Bowers analyze the court’s decisions from 1946 to the present to…
  • Jun 22

    Thomson Reuters Elite Sets Sights on Cloud and Customer Service

    Thomson Reuters Elite Sets Sights on Cloud and Customer Service
    At its worldwide Vantage 2015 user conference last week in Las Vegas, Thomson Reuters Elite announced an anticipated 2017 move to the cloud for its flagship product, Elite 3E, and a new emphasis on building a “customer-centric”…
Rank this Week: 815

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/
  • Jun 25

    Supreme Court saves Obamacare again - Scalia pulls a punch

    Supreme Court saves Obamacare again - Scalia pulls a punch
    Fan(s)™ of my Platinum Coin series surely knew where I stood on the latest challenge to Obamacare, King v. Burwell, which challenged whether federal subsidies were available in states that refused to set up their own health-insurances…
  • Jun 7

    Sunday reading: some thoughts on faith and the death penalty

    Sunday reading: some thoughts on faith and the death penalty
    A few days ago, I wrote a post about how the Nebraska Legislature banned the death penalty despite the fact that Nebraska's governor opposed doing so. It turns out that Nebraska's Governor Pete Ricketts really, really wants to execute…
  • Jun 5

    President Obama is running out of time.

    President Obama is running out of time.
    Yesterday, Judge Richard G. Kopf expressed his puzzlement that President Obama has not formally nominated anyone to fill the judicial vacancy in the District of Nebraska. The vacancy was created when Judge Joseph F. Bataillon took senior…
Rank this Week: 1217

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Apr 6

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)
    [The Supreme Court issued a Resolution dated 17 February 2015 (full text below), which is effective... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 6

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result
    The result of the 2014 bar exam was released on 26 March 2015 and, as per our tradition, it’s time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 4

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource
    [This joke reminds me of stories told by clients and fellow HR practitioners. It’s a funny... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 824

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Feb 11

    Business Expansion Update: Multi-Color Corporation

    Business Expansion Update: Multi-Color Corporation
    SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (Jan. 30, 2015) – Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ: LABL), a manufacturer of global label solutions, announced plans to expand its operations, creating up to 154 new jobs by 2020. The Batavia, Ohio-based company…
  • Feb 11

    Indiana Advancing Carbon Fiber Manufacturing

    Indiana Advancing Carbon Fiber Manufacturing
    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 9, 2015) – Indiana will participate in a public-private partnership to expand research, development and job creation in composite material technology, with the U.S. Department of Energy’s selection today of…
  • Feb 11

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility
    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 13, 2015) – AeroRepair Corp., an aircraft maintenance service provider, announced plans today to locate a satellite facility here, creating up to 27 new jobs by 2018. The Londonderry, New Hampshire-based…
Rank this Week: 1011

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 12

    Measure twice, cut once

    Measure twice, cut once
    Finally got a chance to try out writing on Medium, @ev's new platform for writing on the web. I loved the experience, and expect I'll use it some more in the months ahead to get out a few other posts I've been thinking about. I wrote…
  • May 14

    How Google sets Goals: OKR

    How Google sets Goals: OKR
    (cross-posted from the Google Ventures Startup Lab blog.) On the day Google’s acquisition of FeedBurner closed in 2007, it was also the first day of a new quarter at Google. My new manager at Google asked me to draft my OKRs for him to…
Rank this Week: 811

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Jul 9

    SEC to Act on Public Advertising of Private Placements?

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

    Financing Med Devices 2013

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

    Investing in Today's Market Environment

    Investing in Today's Market Environment
     With the stock market charging ahead, how should you be investing your money?  At a program presented May 15th by Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, while noting that each portfolio should reflect that investor’s goals,…
Rank this Week: 1213

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
  • Jun 11

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital
    We thought the tort law in personal injury cases was fairly well defined, but a new appellate opinion has got hospitals and their attorneys in a dither, while plaintiffs and their lawyers are throwing a big party.Especially now that they can…
  • Jun 3

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union
    Local 721 of the Service Employees International Union is the exclusive bargaining representative of all Los Angeles County employees.  No one employee can even ask his or her boss for a raise.  SEIU speaks on behalf of everyone,…
  • May 31

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?
    You may be surprised to learn that an insurance broker, despite the broker's more commonly known name of "insurance agent," isn't really always considered an agent of the insurance company.  Sure, there are some insurance companies that…
Rank this Week: 830

You and Yours Blawg

You and Yours Blawg

Thoughts and comments on Business Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Tax Law. By Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss.

http://youandyoursblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving
    Category: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate and Inheritance Tax, Business Law and Planning, Tax Law and Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Financial Planning, Miscellaneous Musing
  • Mar 20

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time
    Category: Tax Law and PlanningCourtesy of JH Cohn:New Jersey Enacts Tax Amnesty Program"New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine has signed a bill creating a 45-day New Jersey state tax amnesty period that will end no later than June 15, 2009.…
  • Mar 16

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%
    Category: Business Law and Planning
Rank this Week: 861

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    The Greek financial mess; and some ways Bitcoin might help

    The Greek financial mess; and some ways Bitcoin might help
    Many years of government debt buildup in Greece has ultimately resulted, in the last few days, in a political and financial maelstrom.  The political maelstrom includes demonstrates in the runup to a referendum on obscure…
  • May 25

    Small-game fallacie

    Small-game fallacie
    A small-game fallacy occurs when game theorists, economists, or others trying to apply game-theoretic or microeconomic techniques to real-world problems, posit a simple, and thus cognizable, interaction, under a very limited and precise set…
  • Dec 11

    The dawn of trustworthy computing

    The dawn of trustworthy computing
    When we currently use a smart phone or a laptop on a cell network or the Internet, the other end of these interactions typically run on other solo computers, such as web servers. Practically all of these machines have architectures that were…
Rank this Week: 2031

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Covers business, construction, employment, mediation and more. From Gregory Troutman.

http://troutmanhays.wordpress.com
  • Jul 3

    Garnished wages leaving you broke?

    Garnished wages leaving you broke?
    It is an irony that the people most in need of bankruptcy protection are those least able to afford it. However, if your wages are being garnished, I may be able to stop the garnishments AND file your bankruptcy with zero up front fees. Any…
  • Jan 3

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout
    Whether you are a small business owner or an individual who is insolvent (cannot pay their debts as they come due), then you may look at doing a workout outside of bankruptcy. The starting point for this, oddly enough, is to get an analysis…
  • Jan 3

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout
    Whether you are a small business owner or an individual who is insolvent (cannot pay their debts as they come due), then you may look at doing a workout outside of bankruptcy. The starting point for this, oddly enough, is to get an analysis…
Rank this Week: 1290

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

Podcast covering recent developments in New Jersey and Federal law. From Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    The Impact of the Uber Ruling and Issues of Employment Misclassification

    The Impact of the Uber Ruling and Issues of Employment Misclassification
    Uber – the transportation networking company which, through the use of its technological platform and smart phone application, connects consumers (passengers) with transportation providers (private vehicle drivers) and facilitates the…
  • Jul 1

    Stark & Stark Names Five New Shareholder

    Stark & Stark Names Five New Shareholder
    Stark & Stark is pleased to announce that attorneys Stefanie Colella-Walsh, Stephen Di Stefano, Dolores Kelley, Cary Kvitka and Megan Smith have been elected as Shareholders of the firm. Stefanie Colella-Walsh is a member of Stark &…
  • Jun 30

    Affordable Housing A Critical Component of New Jersey’s Economic Growth

    Affordable Housing A Critical Component of New Jersey’s Economic Growth
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Gary Forshner, member of the firm’s Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Group, authored the article “Affordable Housing a Critical Component of N.J.’s Economic Growth,” which…
Rank this Week: 1365

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
  • Jul 2

    July 2, 1822 – Denmark Vesey Was Hanged in South Carolina

    July 2, 1822 – Denmark Vesey Was Hanged in South Carolina
    On this day in history, Denmark Vesey, a former slave who bought his own freedom and who had planned a slave insurrection, was hanged along with 34 other alleged conspirators. Vesey had been a slave in both the Caribbean and South Carolina,…
  • Jun 30

    June 30, 1918 – What Americans Were Drinking Before Prohibition

    June 30, 1918 – What Americans Were Drinking Before Prohibition
    In December, 1917, the U.S. Senate proposed the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States by declaring illegal the production, transport and sale of…
  • Jun 29

    June 29, 1949 – South Africa Bans Mixed-Race Marriage

    June 29, 1949 – South Africa Bans Mixed-Race Marriage
    On this day in history, the South African government passed The Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act (to go into effect as of July 8, 1949), making marriages between whites and non-whites illegal. Even though between 1946 and the enactment of…
Rank this Week: 2216

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 1

    10 Important Items to Look for in Wedding Vendor Contract

    10 Important Items to Look for in Wedding Vendor Contract
    By Arkady Bukh, Esq. Did you know the average wedding budget comes at approximately $20,000? With that kind of money at stake, there can be a lot of pressure to make sure everything turns out perfectly. DJ cut the party too short? Cake never…
  • Jun 25

    What the #HEdoubleHockeySticks?

    What the #HEdoubleHockeySticks?
    At Rocket Lawyer, we’re used to a little controversy. It comes with the territory. In the past several years, we’ve helped transform the legal industry to provide accessible legal help so there were bound to be a few pushbacks.…
  • Jun 25

    Unique Things to Do in Vegas while at SHRM15

    Unique Things to Do in Vegas while at SHRM15
    Planning for a trip can take a bulk of your time. With SHRM15 fast approaching, we thought it would be helpful to compile a list of unique things to do in Vegas. Is there anything else to do in Vegas besides gambling and partying? Yep,…
Rank this Week: 2946

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 1849