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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 1425

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Mar 27

    It’s not you, it’s me

    It’s not you, it’s me
    Why a law school friend of mine has switched jobs every two or three years.
  • Mar 27

    Supreme Court won’t restore $7.25B swipe fees settlement

    Supreme Court won’t restore $7.25B swipe fees settlement
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving place a ruling by the…
  • Mar 27

    Hogan proposes $23.7M in state funds for Baltimore school

    Hogan proposes $23.7M in state funds for Baltimore school
    ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing $23.7 million in additional state funding for Baltimore public schools, which are facing a $130 million shortfall for next year. The governor announced in a statement Sunday that he’ll…
Rank this Week: 55

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: 11

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Mar 27

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?
    Whether and how you discuss damages in your opening statement and closing argument is a strategic consideration. A plaintiff discussing damages in the opening may turn jurors off, but not doing so can be a tactical mistake. Defendants usually…
  • Mar 24

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?
    Automobile liability policies provide coverage both to “named insureds” and “insureds.” Do you understand the coverage consequences of this distinction? When representing an insured in a car accident case, you need to…
  • Mar 22

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel
    The timing of a motion to compel depends largely on whether responses have been served. Here’s a review of the timing in common situations and a handy chart with the time limits. If no responses served. If the responding party fails to…
Rank this Week: 287

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    CFP: Constraining the Executive Branch

    CFP: Constraining the Executive Branch
    [Via Notice and Comment, we have the following CFP.]The Chapman Law Review is pleased to invite article submissions on the theme: “Constraining the Executive Branch.”Publications will appear in a symposium edition, and authors…
  • Mar 27

    Bishara on Debt in the Indian Ocean

    Bishara on Debt in the Indian Ocean
    Out this month with Cambridge University Press is A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Western Indian Ocean, 1780-1950 by Fahad Bishara, University of Virginia. From the press: In this innovative legal history of economic life in the…
  • Mar 26

    McKinley Receives Ewell Award

    McKinley Receives Ewell Award
    Congratulations to former LHB Guest Blogger Michelle McKinley, Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law, University of Oregon Law School, upon her receiving the Judy Ewell Award for the Best Publication in Women's History of the Rocky Mountain…
Rank this Week: 116

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

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

    Hirokawa Reviews Brooks, Before Earth Day: The Origins of American Environmental Law, 1945-1970 (2009).

    Hirokawa Reviews Brooks, Before Earth Day: The Origins of American Environmental Law, 1945-1970 (2009).
    Keith H. Hirokawa, Albany Law School, has published Contextualizing the Roots of Environmental Law. Here is the abstract. This review of Karl Boyd Brooks, Before Earth Day: The Origins of American Environmental Law, 1945–1970 (2009),…
  • Mar 23

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît
    Newly published: Jean-Louis Benoît, Dictionnaire Tocqueville (Editions Nuvis, 2017). Here is a description of the contents."Je plais à beaucoup de gens d'opinions opposées, non parce qu'ils m'entendent, mais parce…
  • Mar 23

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer
    Matthew Rimmer, Queensland University of Technology, has published The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture and 3D Printing at 41 The University of Western Australia Law Review 51 (2017). Here is the abstract. 3D printing is a…
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017
    Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of March 27, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter.For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net.- Garry J. Wise,…
  • Mar 27

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of March 27, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: Council flip-flop on Scarborough subway wreaked havoc on Metrolinx order, claims BombardierGoogle vows to fight search warrant seeking the…
  • Mar 24

    The Lawyer's Weekly: Social Media Postings Creating a Litigation 'Gold Mine'

    The Lawyer's Weekly: Social Media Postings Creating a Litigation 'Gold Mine'
    BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYERI was recently interviewed by Lawyer's Weekly correspondent Kim Arnott regarding the impact that social media can have in family law litigation.Given the nature of issues presented in family law, it is really…
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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 27

    Medical roundup

    Medical roundup
    “Texas Bill Would End ‘Wrongful Birth’ Suits Against Doctors” [Insurance Journal, earlier on wrongful birth] Worse outcomes mean more risk of being sued: “Doctors are refusing to operate on smokers.” [Karen…
  • Mar 27

    Judge Posner and the much-too-pampered cat

    Judge Posner and the much-too-pampered cat
    Eike v. Allergan, a consumer class action certification case about allegedly over-generous allotments of fluid in eyedrop dispensers, raises two questions: how’d this case get past the motion-to-dismiss stage? And, second, how did Judge…
  • Mar 26

    “Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Federalist Society?”

    “Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Federalist Society?”
    Yes, Sen. Whitehouse, I am, proudly [Jonathan Adler/Volokh] We have earlier noted Sen. Whitehouse’s brutal efforts to subpoena and silence wrongthink in nonprofit and academic circles on climate issues. Tags: Federalist…
Rank this Week: 5

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
  • Mar 27

    Review of “President Lincoln: The Duty of A Statesman” by William Lee Miller

    Review of “President Lincoln: The Duty of A Statesman” by William Lee Miller
    Miller endeavors to examine “the moral performance of Abraham Lincoln” as President. Therefore, as the author explains, the book is only indirectly about Lincoln’s statesmanship and more about his moral conduct in office. He…
  • Mar 25

    March 25, 1965 – (Yet Another) White Civil Rights Worker Murdered in Alabama

    March 25, 1965 – (Yet Another) White Civil Rights Worker Murdered in Alabama
    On this day in history, Viola Liuzzo, a Unitarian Universalist 39-year-old civil rights activist from Michigan, and mother of five children, traveled to Selma, Alabama to help coordinate logistics for civil rights initiatives. Following a…
  • Mar 23

    March 23, 2015 – Utah Reauthorizes Use of Firing Squad for the Death Penalty

    March 23, 2015 – Utah Reauthorizes Use of Firing Squad for the Death Penalty
    On this day in history, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation reauthorizing the state to use the firing squad in the event that the drugs required for lethal injection are unavailable. Prior to this, the firing squad was an option,…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 26

    Trump Administration Preparing New Executive Orders To Tackle Free Trade

    Trump Administration Preparing New Executive Orders To Tackle Free Trade
    President Trump made it well known during the campaign what he thought about our many free trade agreements and even said on a number of occasions that “our free trade has led to a lot of bad things." Now that Trumpcare has been put on…
  • Mar 26

    Iowa House Passes Bill That Will Shorten Time For Discrimination Lawsuit

    Iowa House Passes Bill That Will Shorten Time For Discrimination Lawsuit
    New legislation passed in Iowa last Monday that will effectively “shorten the deadline for filing discrimination lawsuits in the state from two years to 90 days.” The legislation in question sailed through a Republican-controlled…
  • Mar 26

    “Snowflake Test” Weeds Out Certain Millennial Job Applicant

    “Snowflake Test” Weeds Out Certain Millennial Job Applicant
    It’s not uncommon for eager job applicants to have to endure a personality test of some kind upon applying for a new job. However, one US company is putting a new spin on things with their self-proclaimed snowflake test aimed at weeding…
Rank this Week: 104

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 26

    Paper – Cybersecurity, Identify Theft, and Standing Law

    Paper – Cybersecurity, Identify Theft, and Standing Law
    Chou, James C., Cybersecurity, Identify Theft, and Standing Law: A Framework for Data Breaches Using Substantial Risk in a Post-Clapper World (December 15, 2016). National Security Law Brief, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2016. Available at SSRN:…
  • Mar 26

    AP style change: Singular they is acceptable ‘in limited cases’

    AP style change: Singular they is acceptable ‘in limited cases’
    Poynter: “For the first time, The Associated Press now permits journalists to use “they” as a singular pronoun. The AP announced the style change Friday at the American Copy Editors Society conference in St. Petersburg,…
  • Mar 26

    Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era

    Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era
    The New York Times – “Landmark internet privacy protections for consumers in the first decisive strike against telecommunications and technology regulations created during the Obama administration, and a harbinger of further…
Rank this Week: 20

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 26

    Iran imposes reciprocal sanctions on 15 US companie

    Iran imposes reciprocal sanctions on 15 US companie
    According to a report [release] issued by IRNA [state news agency], Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for human rights violations and supporting Israeli “terrorism” against Palestinians. The sanctions were issued in…
  • Mar 26

    UN: Israel has not moved to stop illegal settlement

    UN: Israel has not moved to stop illegal settlement
    The United Nations (UN) stated on Friday that Israel has not yet taken any steps towards stopping illegal settlements in Palestinian territory. According to UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov, instead of working to halt the illegal…
  • Mar 26

    Egypt court sentences defendants over drowning of migrant

    Egypt court sentences defendants over drowning of migrant
    An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 56 people to prison for up to 14 years for their involvement in a deadly capsizing of a boat carrying migrants and refugees. The boat capsized [Al Jazeera news report] close to the Egyptian coast last…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Mar 26

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot
    What are the outer limits to digitization and automation in the practice of law? This week I participated in a small writing workshop at Georgetown Law. A junior colleague presented a fascinating work-in-progress about robots (a/k/a…
  • Mar 20

    Legislation & Regulation and the Bar Exam

    Legislation & Regulation and the Bar Exam
    Most readers of this blog will be familiar with the performance test (PT), a portion of the bar exam in 42 states and D.C. (Forty states use the Multistate Performance Test (MPT); examiners in Pennsylvania and California write and administer…
  • Mar 12

    Preaching to the Choir? A Request for Inclusion in the Call for Equity among Law School Faculty

    Preaching to the Choir? A Request for Inclusion in the Call for Equity among Law School Faculty
    On Tuesday I received an event email from a bar association I was once a member of. The event was to serve as a forum for the deans from six local law schools. The next day, on International Women’s Day, I received an email from…
Rank this Week: 126

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 24

    Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership

    Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership
    Law firms don't have a constitutional right to share their profits with non-lawyer investors, a federal appeals court in New York ruled.
  • Mar 24

    Cornell Law Students To Join Techies on Roosevelt Island

    Cornell Law Students To Join Techies on Roosevelt Island
    Cornell University will expand its footprint in New York City with a law program based on its new $2 billion technology campus on Roosevelt Island. The 12-acre campus, dubbed Silicon Island, opens in the summer. The semester-long Program…
  • Mar 16

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.
    A budget proposed by President Donald Trump would eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corp., which funds civil legal aid to the poor.
Rank this Week: 50

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Mar 24

    Tax Season: How to file an extension

    Tax Season: How to file an extension
    Are you stressing about not getting your tax return done in time? The IRS does allow you to file an extension. We provide a step-by-step process to help. The post Tax Season: How to file an extension appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Mar 22

    Attorney stories: meet Amanda Gordon

    Attorney stories: meet Amanda Gordon
    Our On-Call attorneys are an experienced and diverse group of lawyers, who are committed to our mission of making law simple and affordable. These stories are a little peek into […] The post Attorney stories: meet Amanda Gordon…
  • Mar 20

    Tax season: How to survive being audited by the IRS

    Tax season: How to survive being audited by the IRS
    It’s tax season again, which for most of us means a few hours of hunting down our W-2s and hoping for a nice refund. Once you’ve filed, you’re off the […] The post Tax season: How to survive being audited by the IRS…
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Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Worldox Enables Office 365 Integration #ABATECHSHOW

    Worldox Enables Office 365 Integration #ABATECHSHOW
    A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow.  Worldox, the document and email management platform, announced an add-in for Office 365, enabling Worldox customers with Office 365…
  • Mar 24

    CASEpeer Adds CASEpush to Transfer Case Information #ABATECHSHOW

    CASEpeer Adds CASEpush to Transfer Case Information #ABATECHSHOW
    A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow.  CASEpeer, a cloud-based case management platform for personal injury attorneys, introduced new CASEpush functionality for intra-firm…
  • Mar 24

    Zola Suite Adds Registered Email Capability #ABATECHSHOW

    Zola Suite Adds Registered Email Capability #ABATECHSHOW
    A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow.  Zola Suite announced an integration with RPost to provide secure and certified email communications from within the Zola practice management…
Rank this Week: 540

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Mar 24

    Wiretapping: FBI Says Trump’s Claims are Unsubstantiated

    Wiretapping: FBI Says Trump’s Claims are Unsubstantiated
    When President Trump was elected to office, he visited with President Obama. The meeting went well enough with numerous photos of the two shaking hands, smiling and seemingly enjoying each other’s company. We can assume that cordial…
  • Mar 23

    Net Neutrality: Is This the End?

    Net Neutrality: Is This the End?
    Towards the end of last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai began to take steps to block elements of an order from Obama administration dealing with privacy and net neutrality–the effects of which were set to take effect at the beginning of…
  • Mar 22

    Alford Plea: How a 19 Year-Old Teen Gets Community Service for Sexual Assault

    Alford Plea: How a 19 Year-Old Teen Gets Community Service for Sexual Assault
    A 19-year old Idaho teen that was accused of kicking a coat hanger up the rectum of a mentally disabled teammate plead guilty and received a mere sentence of 300 hours of community service.  Former high school football player, John R.K.…
Rank this Week: 266

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Mar 24

    25 for 25: Zen and the Art of Pioneer Maintenance

    25 for 25: Zen and the Art of Pioneer Maintenance
      by G. Burgess Allison     The pioneer is a curious thing.  In the Old Days, pioneers were pretty easy to understand: There’s a mountain way over there that nobody’s crossed before—why don’t we…
  • Mar 10

    25 for 25: Underestimating the Internet

    25 for 25: Underestimating the Internet
      [ Ed. note:  two of Professor Perritt’s papers have strongly influenced the LII.  We recommend them here as “extra credit” reading.  “Federal Electronic Information Policy” provides the…
  • Feb 24

    25 for 25: AustLII 1995: What did we think we were doing?

    25 for 25: AustLII 1995: What did we think we were doing?
    From an equally long time ago, and in one of those galaxies so far far away it is sometimes mistaken for the mythical Oz, we received Tom Bruce’s call for reflection on the history of free access to legal information.…
Rank this Week: 4100

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Mar 24

    Inverse Square

    Inverse Square
    Originally posted by IEDC on March 7, 2017 Inverse-Square, a custom software development company specializing in streamlining business processes, announced plans today to continue its employment growth in downtown Indianapolis, creating an…
  • Mar 22

    ABC Takes Home the Gold at the National Craft Championship

    ABC Takes Home the Gold at the National Craft Championship
    Originally posted on abcindianakentucky.org by Admin_ABC on 3/9/2017 Fort Lauderdale, FL, 3/3/2016– Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana/Kentucky (ABC) brought home the gold, along with other prestigious awards at the 30th…
  • Mar 7

    WGU Indiana is obsessed with student succe

    WGU Indiana is obsessed with student succe
    BY JOSHUA HALL Thirty-seven million Americans have some college experience but no degree. In Indiana alone there are 750,000 people who were able to start on a path to a degree but for one reason or another weren’t able to finish…
Rank this Week: 338

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/
  • Mar 23

    The Supreme Court and abortion: how has the plan to overturn Roe been working so far?

    The Supreme Court and abortion: how has the plan to overturn Roe been working so far?
    For reasons that I prefer not to ponder (cough-age-cough), I am not very well informed about popular culture.  For example, I do not know which political commentators are popular and which are not. Prior to Monday, I had never heard of…
  • Mar 16

    Bracket, rankings, and money oh my!

    Bracket, rankings, and money oh my!
    So the NCAA 2017 Division One Men's Basketball Tournament began this week. As computer-based workers stop doing their jobs and start watching basketball, it seems like a good time to look at another famous ranking that came out this month. I…
  • Dec 23

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?
    As 2016 comes to an end and the presidency of Donald J. Trump about to begin, a lot of liberals I know are very worried about what the Supreme Court will do once President Trump appoints a successor to the late Justice Antonin Scalia. They…
Rank this Week: 3419

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: 1829

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Mar 22

    Tax Deductions You May Be Missing Out On

    Tax Deductions You May Be Missing Out On
    This tax season take advantage of the deductions and credits that may be available to you.  The following are some deductions you may be overlooking:
  • Mar 15

    Looking Beyond Your Credit Score

    Looking Beyond Your Credit Score
    It is common to think that having a good credit score means having debt and utilizing your credit cards.  This is likely why many people balk at the idea of cancelling credit cards.  If, however, you pay your bills on time, keep…
  • Mar 1

    Avoiding Chaos: Why and How You Should Prepare Your Estate Plans Now

    Avoiding Chaos: Why and How You Should Prepare Your Estate Plans Now
    End of life plans are something most people would rather not have to think about.  Life, however, is unpredictable and having the peace of mind today that your loved ones will be taken care of tomorrow is too important to put off. It is…
Rank this Week: 4927

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 19

    The Horror!!!!!

    The Horror!!!!!
    If I had Secret Service drivers and lead, trail, and outrider vehicles to stop cross traffic, i would not use carseats either. Hell, i would forego  seat belts too. Well, maybe not on the Beltway-those drivers are crazy.…
  • Mar 18

    WaPo Fake New

    WaPo Fake New
    So. A significant paper makes a who purports to be a non-partisan  reporter of news makes a claim that is unsubstantiated by facts. But it is not "fake news."…
  • Mar 18

    Color Me Shocked

    Color Me Shocked
    http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=368901______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs & Stepover
Rank this Week: 1700

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/
  • Mar 17

    President Trump vs. the Pre

    President Trump vs. the Pre
    In recent months, President Trump has been very vocal about his disdain for the press and labeling certain news outlets “fake news.”  In retaliation for contentious press relations, the White House blocked a number of news…
  • Mar 3

    The Trump Administration and U.S. Labor Law

    The Trump Administration and U.S. Labor Law
    The Taft-Hartley Act, written in 1947, is one of the key laws governing labor relations in the United States today. Laws governing the workforce and employers have changed little, while the working world has changed dramatically. So are U.S.…
  • Feb 17

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
    On January 31, 2017, President Trump announced that he had selected federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Many praised Trump on his nomination, citing…
Rank this Week: 295

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Mar 17

    Missing my chance — again!

    Missing my chance — again!
    Yesterday I got another mass email from the State Bar of Arizona (SBA). “Last Chance to Answer the State Bar of Arizona Member Survey” declared the subject line. “Please take a few minutes NOW to fill out the…
  • Feb 28

    Meanwhile, in Washington State, the bar association gets taken to the woodshed.

    Meanwhile, in Washington State, the bar association gets taken to the woodshed.
    “. . . the membership, what are they? Peons that can be ignored by the higher-ups in the bar and the court get together? That’s the concern here.” – Washington State Senator Mike Padden, Committee Chair, Law and…
  • Feb 24

    House Bill 2295 – one more step against two heads.

    House Bill 2295 – one more step against two heads.
    Yesterday, Arizona took one more step toward reforming the way lawyers are regulated in the state. By a vote of 31-29, the Arizona House passed HB2295. This bill splits the State Bar of Arizona into two subsets. One preserves the mandatory…
Rank this Week: 398

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Mar 17

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2017 LEGAL RANKINGS RELEASED

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2017 LEGAL RANKINGS RELEASED
    Karel Frielink ranked Band 1 again Once again I have been selected as a ranked lawyer in Chambers Global 2017 identifying me as one of the best lawyers in the Dutch Caribbean. The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and…
  • Feb 24

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN
    Kan bij beschikking van de Kamer van Koophandel De regeling op grond waarvan de Kamer van Koophandel en Nijverheid de ontbinding van rechtspersonen kan bewerkstelligen is in Curaçao met ingang van 28 december 2016 sterk…
  • Feb 2

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?
    Let op de Comptabiliteitsverordening 1989 Uit een kort gedingvonnis van 26 januari 2017 van het Gerecht in Eerste Aanleg te Aruba (ECLI:NL:OGEAA:2017:54) blijkt nog maar weer eens dat de overheid (in dit geval het Land Aruba) niet (zomaar) is…
Rank this Week: 644

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Mar 16

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive
    As the nomination hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch approach, ZiefBrief notes the appearance of couple of great new sources of solid, objective information about the nominee. First, there's the 103-page Judge Neil M. Gorsuch: His Jurisprudence…
  • Mar 13

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law
    Bloomberg Law has launched a new page devoted to detailed reporting on the first 100 days of the Trump administration. This page, President Trump: The First 100 Days, is the latest in a series of Special Features, and is accessible...
  • Feb 6

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar
    The Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of continuing legal education programming. PLI is offering some of its CLE webinars for free on timely topics, including the following programs:…
Rank this Week: 2689

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

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

    LII Donor Profile: Daniel Dwyer, Corporate Counsel for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

    LII Donor Profile: Daniel Dwyer, Corporate Counsel for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
    Dan Dwyer is a senior attorney with 17 years of experience, currently serving as the in-house lawyer for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).  He is another great example of a donor who contributes to our work for…
  • Mar 16

    Our Very Own Transition Team

    Our Very Own Transition Team
    It’s a cruel reality that the busiest time for the leadership of our student-run Supreme Court Bulletin Previews is the very first month of their tenure.  In the weeks immediately following their appointment, the new…
  • Mar 16

    Bruce testifies before House Judiciary Committee

    Bruce testifies before House Judiciary Committee
    On February 14, LII Director Thomas R. Bruce was asked to testify before a hearing at the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.  The subject of his testimony was the future…
Rank this Week: 1602

@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
  • Mar 15

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?

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

    On the Road to Reform?

    On the Road to Reform?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part IV The need for police reform in Hallandale Beach, FL is self-evident. The ability to accomplish meaningful reform, however, is still questionable. On Tuesday, August 3, The City of Hallandale Beach hosted a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1961

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Mar 14

    How Twitter work

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

    Using a bus lane as a cash cow

    Using a bus lane as a cash cow
    Several months back I followed an unfamiliar route across London twice in 10 days. Two weeks after the first incident I received a PCN for driving in a bus lane and 10 days later another one! I could not believe (…)Read the rest of…
  • Mar 1

    Blogging for lawyers in 2017

    Blogging for lawyers in 2017
    I wrote this 6 years ago. I can’t see that I would need to update it for 2017. All the talk these days is about social networking. Have you got a Facebook page? Do you Tweet? Are you LinkedIn? But (…)Read the rest of this entry…
Rank this Week: 2608

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok
    Until about 11,000 years ago all humans were foragers, living by hunting, gathering, or fishing.  To study human evolution, and in particular the interest of this author, the long evolution of collectibles -- non-fungible treasure and…
  • Feb 9

    Money, blockchains, and social scalability

    Money, blockchains, and social scalability
  • Dec 18

    Weigh and deliver: compensation and the evolution of law and money

    Weigh and deliver: compensation and the evolution of law and money
    Long before the invention of coins, the earliest written legal codes take for granted the existence of commodity money that served both as a medium for paying fines and compensation and as a unit of account and standard of value assessing…
Rank this Week: 1552

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Feb 22

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning

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

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL
    Leonard Hill is a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer and founding partner at Hill & Associates, P.C., a premier accident and injury firm. Coming from humble beginnings, he graduated Cum Laude[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3670

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Speeding is the most common type of driving offence, with around one in seven motorists being caught driving over the speed limit every year. Some drivers are repeat…
  • Nov 16

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

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

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

    Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Getting injured at a site of employment is a terrible thing to experience. Not only is the pain and embarrassment often difficult to bear, there are many legal…
Rank this Week: 948

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Feb 13

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

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

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
  • Jan 16

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole
    One of my resolutions for 2017 is to blog more, so here we go. The video below contains photos that I’ve taken over the years of some of my favorite holes from about a dozen Houston-area golf courses that I’ve … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1414

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 620

Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

Covers the intersection of law, theology and ethics. By Richard J. Radcliffe.

http://lawreligionculturereview.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    Year In Review, 2016

    Year In Review, 2016
    Books Read (In Order Read)1. Raw: My 100% Grade-A, Unfiltered, Inside Look at Sports by Colin Cowherd (2015)2. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (2010) [cd unabridged]3. Gorilla…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2015.

    Year in Review, 2015.
    Books Read (in order read)1. An Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media by Joe Muto (2013)2. The Lost Painting: The Quest For a Caravaggio Masterpiece by Jonathan Harr (2005) [cd…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2014.

    Year in Review, 2014.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (2009)2. You Herd Me! I'll Say It If No One Else Will by Colin Cowherd (2013)3. I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains by Chuck Klosterman (2013)4. The…
Rank this Week: 2647

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Dec 31

    What is meditation exactly?

    What is meditation exactly?
    I started seriously meditating about three years ago, so I feel like I can now confidently explain what meditation is. Basically, it’s a skill that you can learn (and then improve upon) by regular training. So what is the…
  • Dec 23

    Lotta love

    Lotta love
    I wish more people understood the meaning behind this song (and I wish I could play & sing it better 😉
  • Dec 16

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it
    Some people talk a lot about winning. What is it they think is being “won”? And —more importantly— how are they going to win? What’s their approach? Some people are arrogant and reckless. Others have dignity…
Rank this Week: 482

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 408

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 405

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

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

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1492

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: 2912

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: 2829

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: 245

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: 765

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

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

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO

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

    2016 California Employment Law Update

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

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data
    This is more than just bad passwords. Data security is as all-encompassing as the "Internet of Things," a phenomenon that makes it harder for you to unplug from the internet. Yet, your data is not as secure as you would hope. Recent…
Rank this Week: 3265