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Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Jul 27

    IVR World Congre

    IVR World Congre
    No description is available at this time.
  • Jul 13

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 29

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect
    UN: “The 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects is the twenty-fourth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social…
  • Jul 29

    Stress Testing Convergence

    Stress Testing Convergence
    Gutierrez Gallardo, German and Schuermann, Til and Duane, Michael, Stress Testing Convergence (July 28, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2636984 “This year, 2015, marks the six-year anniversary of US…
  • Jul 29

    See the world in your language with Google Translate

    See the world in your language with Google Translate
    Google Blog: “The Google Translate app already lets you instantly visually translate printed text in seven languages. Just open the app, click on the camera, and point it at the text you need to translate—a street sign, ingredient…
Rank this Week: 20

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 29

    July 30, 2015

    July 30, 2015
  • Jul 29

    Editorial Advisory Board: Eliminate the religious exemption for vaccination

    Editorial Advisory Board: Eliminate the religious exemption for vaccination
    Maryland should eliminate the "religious" exemption, which, in practice, is the same as the personal belief exemption abolished in California. Such action would place Maryland in the forefront of states determined to protect the safety and…
  • Jul 29

    Lawyer who secretly altered own child-custody accord disbarred

    Lawyer who secretly altered own child-custody accord disbarred
    Maryland’s top court has disbarred a Towson attorney who secretly altered her child-custody agreement before handing it to her soon-to-be ex-husband to sign, lied to the court and opposing counsel in her divorce case, lied on a loan…
Rank this Week: 224

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 29

    Unwrapping the ‘Happy Birthday’ Legal Dispute

    Unwrapping the ‘Happy Birthday’ Legal Dispute
    “Happy Birthday to You” is a tune simple enough for a cake-addled toddler to master, but the copyright lawsuit over the song is as complex as a Rachmaninoff piano concerto.
  • Jul 29

    Ex-Wilson Sonsini Employee Sentenced to Two Years for Insider Trading

    Ex-Wilson Sonsini Employee Sentenced to Two Years for Insider Trading
    A former employee at the law firm Wilson, Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for insider trading, eight months after admitting to making illegal trades using data gleaned from the firm's computer…
  • Jul 29

    American Accused of Killing Cecil the Lion Says He Didn’t Know Hunt Was Illegal

    American Accused of Killing Cecil the Lion Says He Didn’t Know Hunt Was Illegal
    As two Zimbabweans accused of helping an American dentist track and kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion appeared in court there on Wednesday, the hunter sought to push back against a wave of public opprobrium.
Rank this Week: 27

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 29

    This land is my land

    This land is my land
    “Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard” [Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica] Tags: aviation, guns, property law, property rights This land is my land is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our…
  • Jul 28

    Contingency fees + IRS = sound policy?

    Contingency fees + IRS = sound policy?
    Yet again — we covered this issue last year — lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering sending private debt collectors on contingency fee after those who owe money to the Internal Revenue Service. Here’s an issue where I…
  • Jul 28

    July 29 roundup

    July 29 roundup
    Former NYT Peking correspondent Richard Bernstein, who now co-owns two nail salons, challenges Times blockbuster on prevalence of labor exploitation at NYC salons [New York Review of Books, Elizabeth Nolan Brown and followup, Times rebuttal]…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Jul 29

    White Hunter Charged For Poaching Non-Lion African-American

    White Hunter Charged For Poaching Non-Lion African-American
    Cops trophy hunt African-Americans all the time.
  • Jul 29

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.29.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.29.15
    * Judge uses hearing to take out lost luggage irritation on airline appearing before him. [Legal Cheek] * Law schools should teach entrepreneurship, because students should be learning something they can apply when the job market turns up…
  • Jul 29

    Thank You To Our Excellent Advertiser

    Thank You To Our Excellent Advertiser
    Thanks to our great sponsors, who keep the air conditioning on here here at Above the Law.
Rank this Week: 4

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 29

    Appeals court upholds California ban on shark fin sale

    Appeals court upholds California ban on shark fin sale
    [JURIST] The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals [official website] on Monday upheld [opinion, PDF] a California ban [AB 376 text] on the sale of shark fins, which makes it “unlawful for a person to possess, sell, offer for sale, trade, or…
  • Jul 29

    Malaysia prime minister fires attorney general investigating him for corruption

    Malaysia prime minister fires attorney general investigating him for corruption
    [JURIST] Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak [official website] fired Attorney General Abdul Gani Patail [official website] on Tuesday on news that Patail was investigating him on corruption charges. The charges include documents that…
  • Jul 29

    Boy Scouts lifts ban on gay leader

    Boy Scouts lifts ban on gay leader
    [JURIST] The National Executive Board of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) [official website] on Monday voted [press release] to amend its leadership policy to effectively allow openly gay individuals to serve as leaders and employees of the…
Rank this Week: 10

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Jul 29

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: THE MERRIGANS

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: THE MERRIGANS
    If imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, then there is a lot of respect between the legal team at Sweeney Merrigan Law LLP in Boston. Co-founded by brothers,[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: THE MERRIGANS appeared first on Legal…
  • Jul 21

    Risperdal Breast Growth (Gynecomastia) in Teen Boy

    Risperdal Breast Growth (Gynecomastia) in Teen Boy
    As media coverage on Risperdal continues to unfold more lawsuits are surfacing in court uncovering the drug’s potent side effects. If you are one of the thousands looking for a[...] The post Risperdal Breast Growth (Gynecomastia) in…
  • Jul 20

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: KENNETH TROMBLY

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: KENNETH TROMBLY
    Kenneth Trombly is a seasoned Washington DC personal injury lawyer and civil trial attorney whose practice is dedicated to catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation in both state and federal[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: KENNETH…
Rank this Week: 3705

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
  • Jul 16

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao
    September 1986. A beautiful, brisk and sunny fall day in my hometown of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I was sweating like it was the worst, humid July-day Pittsburgh had to offer. I walked through the wide glass doors of the University Of…
  • Jul 16

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao
    September 1986. A beautiful, brisk and sunny fall day in my hometown of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I was sweating like it was the worst, humid July-day Pittsburgh had to offer. I walked through the wide glass doors of the University Of…
Rank this Week: 628

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jul 29

    Filing an Appeal? Follow 3 Steps to Drafting an Effective Statement of the Case

    Filing an Appeal? Follow 3 Steps to Drafting an Effective Statement of the Case
    The appellate court probably knows the relevant law but not the facts of your case, so it will look to your appellant’s brief to fill this void. If you don’t provide an adequate statement of the case in your brief, the court will…
  • Jul 27

    10 Tips for Workplace Investigation Interview

    10 Tips for Workplace Investigation Interview
    Given the employer’s duty to “take all reasonable steps” to prevent discrimination, harassment, and other unlawful practices (Govt C §12940(h)(5), (k); 29 CFR §1604.11(d)), employment lawyers can expect to…
  • Jul 24

    Be a Skeptic When a Potential Client Wants to Switch Counsel to You

    Be a Skeptic When a Potential Client Wants to Switch Counsel to You
    Sometimes you should view a new potential client with skepticism. If the matter has been handled by another attorney and is now being referred or brought to you, there may be a reason you won’t like. Before accepting a matter previously…
Rank this Week: 1556

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Before Ferguson

    Before Ferguson
    Rigel Christine Oliveri, University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia), is publishing Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis in the Missouri Law Review. Here is the abstract. The events of fall…
  • Jul 29

    The Supreme Court and the Extraterrorial Application of State Law, 1850-1940

    The Supreme Court and the Extraterrorial Application of State Law, 1850-1940
    Clyde S. Spillenger, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, has published Risk Regulation, Extraterritoriality, and Domicile: The Constitutionalization of American Choice of Law, 1850-1940 in volume 62 of the UCLA Law Review.…
  • Jul 28

    Dr Seuss and Academia

    Dr Seuss and Academia
    Sometimes I think we in academia might possibly take pop culture too seriously, as when we study Dr. Seuss for his political and environmental influence.  But then I remember that my co-authors and I cited The Cat In the Hat in the…
Rank this Week: 301

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/
Rank this Week: 1296

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 29

    Scanning Nuremberg: Blue grapes again and smoking gun #2

    Scanning Nuremberg: Blue grapes again and smoking gun #2
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written June 1, 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…
  • Jul 23

    Roof update!

    Roof update!
    We have an update on our ongoing roof replacement project! This weekend, probably on Saturday morning, the construction workers will be constructing a protective cover over the main entrance of Langdell Hall. There may be some…
  • Jul 21

    German Passports and Identification Documents: A History

    German Passports and Identification Documents: A History
    In browsing the library’s German stacks recently (“KK” call numbers – 3rd floor of the Lewis/ILS building) I discovered a very cool book: an illustrated history of German passports and identification documents…
Rank this Week: 979

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 975

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: 198

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Jul 28

    A very big day for LegalTech

    A very big day for LegalTech
    There were two great-big announcements today in the world of LegalTech. In case you missed it, here’s the news: 1. UpCounsel, a marketplace for legal services, has pulled in $10 million in new funding to provide small businesses…
  • Jul 28

    LegalTech Interview: Docket Alarm

    LegalTech Interview: Docket Alarm
    This week we had the opportunity to interview Docket Alarm founder and CEO, Michael Sander. Docket Alarm recently received Legaltech News’ 2015 Innovations Award for Best Legal Research Product, so we figured it was about time we…
  • Jul 26

    Ease Your Workload by Appointing Technology as Your Second Chair in Class-Action Lawsuit

    Ease Your Workload by Appointing Technology as Your Second Chair in Class-Action Lawsuit
    Although hundreds of class-action lawsuits are filed annually, this field of litigation remains a mystery to most practitioners. Moreover, the time, energy, and financial resources required for class-action litigation pose a major barrier for…
Rank this Week: 3394

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 28

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution
    Amanda L. Tyler, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, has posted Habeas Corpus and the American Revolution, which is forthcoming in the California Law Review 103 (2015): 635-98.Modern debates concerning the protections afforded…
  • Jul 28

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
    [We’re delighted to report that LHB Founder Mary L. Dudziak will be the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress.  Here is the LC press release.]Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced…
  • Jul 27

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence
    Alfred L. Brophy, University of North Carolina School of Law, has posted Antislavery Women and the Origins of American Jurisprudence, which is forthcoming in the Texas Law Review.“Antislavery Women and the Origins of American…
Rank this Week: 39

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    State auditor slams the Cal Bar that AZ Task Force consulted about governance reform.

    State auditor slams the Cal Bar that AZ Task Force consulted about governance reform.
    A scathing state auditor’s report released last month body slammed the State Bar of California for rushing disciplinary cases to shorten a longstanding and growing backlog; for settling cases with less severity; and for going $50…
  • Jul 18

    Free CLE beats a kick to the head.

    Free CLE beats a kick to the head.
    There was a story years ago about a Compton, CA man who took the California Bar Exam 47 times over 25 years before he finally passed on the 48th try. I once thought bar exam-takers who failed the exam multiple times but kept retaking it again…
  • Jul 16

    To those much burdened, much is still expected.

    To those much burdened, much is still expected.
    “Peel me a grape,” Mae said, a testament to the insularity of the superiorly entitled. For others, it’s about noblesse oblige and the moral obligations of the ‘rich and privileged’ to be honorably generous. I…
Rank this Week: 578

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 28

    Lawyers Need “Soft Skills”—So Why Aren’t Law Schools Teaching Them?

    Lawyers Need “Soft Skills”—So Why Aren’t Law Schools Teaching Them?
    There can be little doubt that law schools are largely proficient in teaching “hard skills” such as knowledge of the law, legal analysis, research, writing, and drafting. But what about “soft skills”—the general…
  • Jul 20

    Lawyer Job Satisfaction and Comparing Downward

    Lawyer Job Satisfaction and Comparing Downward
    In law school, we learn about model answers, class ranking and, for lack of a better term, perfection. It usually seems to be about striving to perform better and comparing to others ahead of ourselves, no matter where we are placed –…
  • Jul 17

    What Makes Your Subject Distinctive?

    What Makes Your Subject Distinctive?
    As law schools continue to develop their learning outcomes, an important question we all should consider is, “hat makes my course distinctive?”  For example, in my research on assessment in legal research courses, I…
Rank this Week: 4777

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/
  • Jul 28

    Law Tips: Pet Trusts – Client Friendly FAQ’

    Law Tips: Pet Trusts – Client Friendly FAQ’
    Dogs, cats, parrots, and other pet animals play extremely significant roles in the lives of many individuals. Research indicates that pet ownership positively impacts the owner’s life by lowering blood pressure, reducing stress and…
  • Jul 20

    Law Tips: Smoking Guns; 3 Ways Technology has Changed Employment Law

    Law Tips: Smoking Guns; 3 Ways Technology has Changed Employment Law
    Technological advancements such as email and the virtual office have made life easier, for sure! But these conveniences can carry challenges. Certain areas of law, such as employment law, are impacted directly by these changes in the…
  • Jul 9

    Law Tips: Top 10 List for a More Successful Mediation

    Law Tips: Top 10 List for a More Successful Mediation
    How do you insure that your mediations have the best results possible? Do you have a routine that starts your client out on the right foot? During a recent CME for Family Mediators workshop, Alicia Gooden, The Mediation Group, Indianapolis,…
Rank this Week: 1621

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 28

    July 28, 1943 – President Franklin Roosevelt Announces the End of Coffee Rationing

    July 28, 1943 – President Franklin Roosevelt Announces the End of Coffee Rationing
    Coffee had been rationed during World War II because most of the coffee in the U.S. came from Latin America. But all available ships were being diverted to the war effort and moreover, and German U-boats were patrolling the shipping lanes and…
  • Jul 26

    July 26, 1908 – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is Established

    July 26, 1908 – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is Established
    On this day in history, Charles J. Bonaparte, Attorney General in the administration of Theodore Roosevelt, signed a memo describing a “regular force of special agents” available to investigate certain cases of the Department of…
  • Jul 24

    July 24, 1972 – Story Breaks About Syphilis Experiments on Poor Black

    July 24, 1972 – Story Breaks About Syphilis Experiments on Poor Black
    On this day in history, The Washington, D.C. newspaper Washington Star revealed that for forty years the United States Public Health Service (PHS) had been conducting a study on low income African-American males from rural Alabama to measure…
Rank this Week: 2025

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Jul 27

    Radio Berkman 224: Reddit – Community? Or Business?

    Radio Berkman 224: Reddit – Community? Or Business?
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg Reddit is sometimes called “the frontpage of the Internet.” 170 million people a month help upload, curate, and make viral the cat photos, prank videos, and topical discussions that help…
  • Jul 15

    Radio Berkman 223: Fiber City

    Radio Berkman 223: Fiber City
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg Why are over 450 towns in the US building their own high speed Internet networks? Let’s look at the example of the small town of Holyoke, Massachusetts. A few years back the town’s…
  • Jul 15

    Olivier Sylvain on Network Equality [AUDIO]

    Olivier Sylvain on Network Equality [AUDIO]
    One of the few clear priorities of the federal Communications Act is to ensure that all Americans have reasonably comparable access to the Internet without respect to whom or where they are. Yet, in spite of this, the main focus of…
Rank this Week: 565

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jul 27

    Personal Bankruptcy Filings May Decrease Due to the Affordable Care Act

    Personal Bankruptcy Filings May Decrease Due to the Affordable Care Act
    If the recent trend in the state of Massachusetts is any indication, the number of people who file for bankruptcy is likely to decrease on a national level.
  • Jul 24

    A Breakdown of San Francisco’s Sanctuary Policy

    A Breakdown of San Francisco’s Sanctuary Policy
    San Francisco’s sanctuary policy has recently come under scrutiny in light of the recent shooting of a woman named Kathryn Steinle.Related Posts:Philadelphia Detective Becomes a Suspect in Homicide CasePro-Immigration Bills in…
  • Jul 20

    Class Action Lawsuit Survives Against Chrysler for Defective Clutch

    Class Action Lawsuit Survives Against Chrysler for Defective Clutch
    Class action lawsuit against ChryslerRelated Posts:Foodie Wars in CaliforniaWrongful Foreclosure LawsuitsJudge “Dislikes” Facebook Class Action…Federal Court Rules That Yelp’s “Hard…Judge Says Facebook…
Rank this Week: 4578

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline
    Here are the current leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Georgia sues Carl Malamud group, calls publishing state’s annotated code of laws online unlawful Cosby seeks court sanctions against Canadian accuser over deposition…
  • Jul 20

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Windows 10 Signifies Microsoft’s Shift in Strategy SCC to Rule on Dismissal Without Cause Regime Under the Canada Labour Code. 72 charges filed against Toronto UberX drivers…
  • Jul 13

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Psychologists Shielded U.S. Torture Program, Report Finds Breastfeeding mom asked to leave Ontario restaurant, she claims | CBCNews.ca MobileChild Custody Reforms Push for Equal…
Rank this Week: 516

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/
  • Jul 24

    Supreme Court of the United States: 2015 Session in Review

    Supreme Court of the United States: 2015 Session in Review
    J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi discuss the latest Supreme Court decisions with Tony Mauro from the National Law Journal and Tejinder Singh from SCOTUSBlog. Together they review the fundamental rights in Obergefell v. Hodges, interpretation…
  • Jul 6

    Orange County’s Jailhouse Informant Program

    Orange County’s Jailhouse Informant Program
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, producer Laurence Colletti interviews Professor Alexandra Natapoff from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and Rudolph Loewenstein, a recommendation directly from the Orange County Public Defenders Office.…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 201

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/
  • Jul 24

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie
    Everyone knows that ignorance of the law is no excuse. A natural corollary of this, one would think, would be a right to know what the law is. For instance, you'd think that we here at the Gillette-Torvik blog could publish the text of laws…
  • Jul 23

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.
    According to Wikipedia, F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story "The Rich Boy" contains the following: "Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me."  I always thought that the quote was "The rich are different from…
  • Jul 22

    Brat War

    Brat War
    I'm going to keep the Border Battle going, just a little bit, with a story. When I moved from Wisconsin to Minnesota, one of the biggest culture shocks I experienced had to do with bratwursts.In Wisconsin, ancestral home of the bratwurst (in…
Rank this Week: 3507

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 21

    Frequently Asked Questions about Social Security Benefit

    Frequently Asked Questions about Social Security Benefit
    By Amanda Gordon, Esq. According to the United States Government, over 59 million individuals will receive approximately $863 billion in Social Security benefits this year. With numbers like that, chances are good that you or someone you know…
  • Jul 21

    How to Reinstate a Suspended Driver’s License

    How to Reinstate a Suspended Driver’s License
    By Amanda Gordon, Esq. Do you have unpaid traffic and parking tickets? Unfortunately, this may not be a problem that is likely to go away if you ignore it. There are some serious consequences associated with unpaid parking and traffic…
  • Jul 17

    Single LLC or Multiple LLCs? 3 Factors to Consider

    Single LLC or Multiple LLCs? 3 Factors to Consider
    By Mark Parkinson Whether you’re an individual investor with a single rental unit or a group of investors holding many commercial properties, you’re likely to be aware of the advantages of transferring your property to an LLC…
Rank this Week: 2893

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jul 20

    Lawsplainer: Did Gawker Aid and Abet Extortion? Nah.

    Lawsplainer: Did Gawker Aid and Abet Extortion? Nah.
    tl;dr: nah. Last week Gawker Media published an unusually vile story about an escort's apparent attempt to blackmail a married entertainment executive. In just one post, Gawker outed a man for an alleged same-sex encounter and acted as the…
  • Jul 10

    Living To Make A Difference

    Living To Make A Difference
    I was over 40 the first time something I wrote was published. The first thing I did was send an email to my high-school English teacher, Kathi Condell. Ms. Condell — that's how I continue to think of her, even after she married again…
  • Jul 9

    Judge Lisa Gorcyca Doesn't Hate Kids. Judge Lisa Gorcyca Hates Failure To Submit.

    Judge Lisa Gorcyca Doesn't Hate Kids. Judge Lisa Gorcyca Hates Failure To Submit.
    Judge Lisa Gorcyca, a judge in Oakland County, Michigan, is getting quite a lot of press this week for sending three kids to juvenile detention. Judge Gorcyca doesn't preside in criminal court. She doesn't rule on delinquency petitions in…
Rank this Week: 369

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

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

    Bloomberg Law Monitoring Tool

    Bloomberg Law Monitoring Tool
    Bloomberg Law, available to all USF Law current faculty, staff, and students, offers a number of cutting-edge current awareness tools. One to use if you're working in a regulation-heavy field -- the Monitor Regulators tool. Go to the…
  • May 24

    Summer Research Desk Hour

    Summer Research Desk Hour
    Our normal research desk hours during the summer are: Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm Friday: 9 am to 4:30 pm We will offer weekend research desk assistance on the following dates during the summer: Saturday, June 13:...
  • May 18

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel
    Law students who are interested in exploring the latest in online legal research tools may want to check out Ravel Law. Unlike Lexis and Westlaw, Ravel gives you a visual display of a case law search result so that you...
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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/
  • Jul 15

    Latest ‘Fastcase 50′ Awards Honor Legal Innovator

    Latest ‘Fastcase 50′ Awards Honor Legal Innovator
    Fastcase today announced the recipients of its 2015 Fastcase 50 awards. The awards recognize “50 of the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law.” This is the fifth year of these awards.…
  • Jul 14

    Speaking on Crowdsourced Legal Research at AALL Next Week

    Speaking on Crowdsourced Legal Research at AALL Next Week
    The American Association of Law Libraries is holding its 108th annual meeting and conference July 18-21 in Philadelphia. On Monday, July 20, I will be giving the presentation, Plays Well with Others: How Collaboration and Crowdsourcing are…
  • Jul 13

    On-Sale Date and New Alliance Announced For New .Law Top-Level Domain

    On-Sale Date and New Alliance Announced For New .Law Top-Level Domain
    There is news today about the new “.law” generic top-level domain. At Legaltech West Coast, Minds + Machines — the company with the exclusive license to operate the .law gTLD — made two announcements: It has formed a…
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Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Jul 15

    The Uberisation of law

    The Uberisation of law
    My latest article in the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers gives some perspectives on the sharing economy and how it affects lawyers. Image: Taxi clown by John Fisher on Flickr.
  • 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…
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Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 14

    BZSE ATTORNEYS – STRAIGHTFORWARD

    BZSE ATTORNEYS – STRAIGHTFORWARD
    The Curaçao partners of BZSE Law is a people’s issue. Clients prefer people to buildings. They are seeking assistance from an expert they can trust. An expert who is able to really listen and who actually adds value to their…
  • 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…
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@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
  • Jul 14

    Innovative Punctuation for Innovative Legal Writing‽

    Innovative Punctuation for Innovative Legal Writing‽
    Chances are, you’ve never used an interrobang in a legal brief. Chances are, you’ve never come across a snark mark, an acclamation point, or a rhetorical question mark in a legal opinion. Although such punctuation exists, it is…
  • Feb 27

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk
    It has been nearly ten months since my neighbor, Howard Bowe, was shot by police in his home. It has been nearly six months since I first wrote about the incident. Exceptionally little media coverage has been given to the death of Bowe or his…
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
Rank this Week: 2421

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    Inheritance tax threshold set to rise

    Inheritance tax threshold set to rise
    Plans to increase the inheritance tax threshold to £1m was first pledged by the Conservatives seven years ago. This proposal made in the Tory manifesto has since been altered so that when pensioners decide to downsize in terms of…
  • Jun 22

    Plan ahead for your future with a Power of Attorney

    Plan ahead for your future with a Power of Attorney
    It can often be heart-breaking to have to watch a family member or a close friend suffer and be let down, unable to do anything about it due to an illness or mental incapacity. However there is something that you can do to ensure that both…
  • Jun 19

    So what are your rights when your flight has been delayed or cancelled?

    So what are your rights when your flight has been delayed or cancelled?
    So the summer holidays are just on the horizon which means millions of us will be jetting off to somewhere hot or even somewhere cold. But what can you do if you are left grounded by your airline? Research carried out by Which? has revealed…
Rank this Week: 3136

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…
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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…
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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.
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HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jun 25

    Why Your Restaurant Needs An Attorney

    Why Your Restaurant Needs An Attorney
    Whether you are just opening your doors, or have a well-established restaurant, you can agree that the legal and regulatory requirements of running your business are a big part of day-to-day operations. Making sure you are complying with…
  • Jun 3

    Student Loan Debt and the Student Aid Bill of Right

    Student Loan Debt and the Student Aid Bill of Right
    Student loan debt can be a source of much concern and stress for a lot of people. Those of us in the legal profession wholeheartedly understand the effect that undergraduate and graduate debt can have on an individual and their family.…
  • May 23

    Financial Elder Abuse

    Financial Elder Abuse
    Sadly, it is all too common that elderly persons fall victim to abuse. Whether it is physical, emotional, or financial abuse, the vulnerability of older individuals makes them easy targets for such ill-treatment. Financial abuse is a…
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LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • May 28

    Alfred Mahlangu Visits the LII

    Alfred Mahlangu Visits the LII
    On a chilly day in March this year, Alfred Mahlangu arrived at the LII, having travelled from AfricanLII in Cape Town, South Africa. He came to Ithaca to work on creating the “LII in a Box.” “The LII is the sister, brother,…
  • May 28

    We Love it When a Plan Comes Together

    We Love it When a Plan Comes Together
    Elsewhere in this newsletter, you’ll read about our month-long visit from Tswinyane Alfred Mahlangu, the principal technologist for our sister organization AfricanLII.  Alfred was here to work on LII-in-a-Box, a donor-funded…
  • May 28

    Frank Wagner Prize Announced

    Frank Wagner Prize Announced
    Our Supreme Court Bulletin staff recently wrapped up its work on the 2014 – 2015 docket and celebrated by announcing the winners of the annual Frank Wagner Prize.  The award is funded by an anonymous donor in admiration and…
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Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • May 14

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service
    [Note: On 8 May 2015, Secretary Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) issued Department Order No. 2015-011, amending Department Order No. 97-1092 to promote mobility. Among the amendment is the…
  • Apr 8

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law
    “Iqbal’s alleged use of aliases violates law — solon,” states the caption of a news article, referring to the allegation of Davao City Representative Carlo Nogales that the use of an alias by MILF Spokesman Mohagher…
  • Apr 3

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)
    The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-NCR (RTWPB-NCR) has approved Wage Order No. NCR-19 (full text), providing that all private sector minimum wage workers and employees in the National Capital Region (NCR) shall receive an…
Rank this Week: 520

United Global Law Group Legal Blog

United Global Law Group Legal Blog

Covers business litigation, child custody, child support, criminal law, immigration, medical malpractice news.

http://www.unitedgloballaw.com/legal-blog/
  • May 13

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death
    Four-month old Cash Bell died as a result of head injuries while in the care of former nanny Sarah Cullen in March of 2014. Cullen was subsequently convicted of felony child abuse and sentenced to 70 years in federal prison. Bell’s…
  • May 5

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee
    Lt. Matthew Kohr and his wife Melanie filed a lawsuit against Starbucks after a free cup of coffee spilled on Mathtew’s lap in January of 2012 and allegedly caused severe burns, blisters and emotional damage. Kohr claims the lid popped…
  • Apr 29

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown
    The parents of Michael Brown are suing the city of Ferguson after claiming wrongful-death and promising to bring to light new forensic details about the police version of events. Brown’s death sparked controversy and a national debate…
Rank this Week: 2302

That Lawyer Dude

That Lawyer Dude

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

http://thatlawyerdude.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1270

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: 114

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: 984

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Death and Debt

    Death and Debt
    This is a terrible and misleading article and I want to set the record straight regarding debts and death: 1. If your loved one dies (who is not your spouse) and the loved one leaves behind debt, the survivors are NOT responsible for that…
  • Feb 25

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY
    This is the third article in a series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant to serve as lessons for…
  • Feb 6

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES
    Wills Without WitnessesThis is the second article in the series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant…
Rank this Week: 3336