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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: 600

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 30

    Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO food

    Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO food
    US President Barack Obama [official profile] signed Senate Bill No. 764 [bill, PDF] into law on Friday, which requires labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products under a single national standard. The law requires the…
  • Jul 30

    Judge orders Kansas to count thousands of disputed vote

    Judge orders Kansas to count thousands of disputed vote
    A county judge ruled [ACLU press release] Friday that Kansas must count thousands of votes from people who registered without providing citizenship documents. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach had imposed [AP report] a rule that directed…
  • Jul 30

    Federal judge rules Wisconsin election laws largely unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules Wisconsin election laws largely unconstitutional
    A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin [official website] on Friday struck down [opinion, PDF] several Wisconsin election laws, passed in recent years, stating that “parts of Wisconsin’s election…
Rank this Week: 16

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 30

    Why the restaurant scene is better in Cambridge and Somerville

    Why the restaurant scene is better in Cambridge and Somerville
    Spoiler: liquor licenses in the city of Boston, capped in number, sell for hundreds of thousands taxi-medallion style [Dante Ramos, Boston Globe] Tags: alcohol, Boston, Massachusetts, restaurants Why the restaurant scene is better in…
  • Jul 30

    “It can be a lot like being robbed”

    “It can be a lot like being robbed”
    “Seized” is a new video about civil asset forfeiture. I get some screen time. Check it out! [Thomas and Matthew Locastro] Tags: forfeiture, on TV and radio “It can be a lot like being robbed” is a post from…
  • Jul 29

    Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton, and me

    Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton, and me
    Thanks to Ivanka Trump’s convention speech, gender and pay is suddenly relevant on the Republican side of the presidential race, as well as the Democratic [Danielle Paquette, Washington Post “WonkBlog”] You have to wait for…
Rank this Week: 14

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 30

    Best Week, Worst Week: Hopkins employees get closer to home ownership; Mosby lashes out after dropping all remaining Freddie Gray charge

    Best Week, Worst Week: Hopkins employees get closer to home ownership; Mosby lashes out after dropping all remaining Freddie Gray charge
    Johns Hopkins employees looking to buy a house got some great news this week while Marilyn J. Mosby lashed out at police after abruptly dropping all charges against three police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. Business writer…
  • Jul 29

    Lindsey White | Shawe & Rosenthal

    Lindsey White | Shawe & Rosenthal
    Lindsey White has joined Shawe & Rosenthal as an associate. White previously was with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where she served as a senior trial attorney.
  • Jul 29

    Ross Hunsberger | Long & Foster

    Ross Hunsberger | Long & Foster
    Long & Foster Real Estate welcomes Ross Hunsberger to its Waldorf office. Hunsberger has joined The Maryland Group of Long & Foster, and he will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers throughout southern Maryland and…
Rank this Week: 62

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

This day in legal history, with occasional relevant posts on legal resources and developments, and book reviews.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1850

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 29

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    St Andrews University has acquired the Marchmont Manuscript, a 450-year-old manuscript that “contains Regiam Majestatem, the earliest surviving text giving a comprehensive overview of Scots law.”  It was once owned by the…
  • Jul 29

    Norris on Labor's Constitutional Response to Lochner

    Norris on Labor's Constitutional Response to Lochner
    Luke Norris, an Associate in Law at the Columbia University Law School, has posted Constitutional Economics: Lochner, Labor, and the Battle for Liberty, which is forthcoming in the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities:This Article argues…
  • Jul 29

    McDonald on Politicans as Judges in Australia

    McDonald on Politicans as Judges in Australia
    Douglas McDonald, a tipstaff at the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a former solicitor, has posted Worlds Apart: The Appointment of Politicians as Judges, which appears in the Alternative Law Journal 41 (2016):…
Rank this Week: 57

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 29

    Strudy – breeding conditions for Arctic shorebirds could collapse by 2070

    Strudy – breeding conditions for Arctic shorebirds could collapse by 2070
    “Climate change could make much of the Arctic unsuitable for millions of migratory birds that travel north to breed each year, according to a new international study published today in Global Change Biology.  The University of…
  • Jul 29

    BBC – Syria’s secret library

    BBC – Syria’s secret library
    Mike Thomson, BBC News: “When a place has been besieged for years and hunger stalks the streets, you might have thought people would have little interest in books. But enthusiasts have stocked an underground library in Syria with…
  • Jul 29

    Scholarpedia – peer reviewed open access encyclopedia

    Scholarpedia – peer reviewed open access encyclopedia
    “Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world. Scholarpedia is inspired by Wikipedia and aims to complement it by providing in-depth scholarly treatments of…
Rank this Week: 18

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

    Presenting The ATL ‘Everyman Litigation Rankings’

    Presenting The ATL ‘Everyman Litigation Rankings’
    At which Biglaw firms can get the most money as a Biglaw litigator, with the least impressive educational credentials?
  • Jul 29

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.29.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.29.16
    * You know who no one talked about at that convention? Merrick Garland. Here's a theory as to why... [Lawyers, Guns & Money] * Steven Avery is not pleased with Dean Strang and Jerry Buting and he's got a handwritten screed about it. [USA…
  • Jul 29

    Court Basically Calls North Carolina Racist, Strikes Down Voter Suppression Law

    Court Basically Calls North Carolina Racist, Strikes Down Voter Suppression Law
    North Carolina obviously enacted their voter laws in response to black turnout. The Court just called them on it.
Rank this Week: 7

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 29

    CARIBISCH JURISTENBLAD

    CARIBISCH JURISTENBLAD
    Nu ook op Facebook Het Caribisch Juristenblad verscheen eerder onder de naam TAR Justicia. Vanaf 1985 werd dit tijdschrift in eigen beheer uitgegeven door de stichting Tijdschrift voor Antilliaans Recht Justicia. Het Caribisch Juristenblad…
  • Jul 26

    HIRE A LAWYER AND GET ONE FOR FREE?

    HIRE A LAWYER AND GET ONE FOR FREE?
    Law firms differ from shoe selling businesses There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to shoes. There is also no one-size-fits-all lawyer as a solution for all your legal matters. In many cases and for many clients, the size of a law firm…
  • Jul 15

    THE ENFORCEMENT OF A JUDGEMENT BY THE COURTS IN ST. MAARTEN

    THE ENFORCEMENT OF A JUDGEMENT BY THE COURTS IN ST. MAARTEN
    Judgments are immediately enforceable most of the time According to Article 55, par. 1 of the St. Maarten Code of Civil Procedure, opposition (in the case of a default judgment) or appeal (in the event of adversarial proceedings) prevent the…
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LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jul 29

    Massachusetts Foreclosure Bill that Creates Incentives for Speedy Foreclosure

    Massachusetts Foreclosure Bill that Creates Incentives for Speedy Foreclosure
    In Massachusetts, the legislature is considering passing a bill that would require banks to be more responsible for the upkeep of foreclosed properties. The bill would require banks to post a $10,000 bond with each foreclosed property that…
  • Jul 28

    Is It Still Murder If You Shoot Your Friend in the Head Because He Asked You?

    Is It Still Murder If You Shoot Your Friend in the Head Because He Asked You?
    A strange form of what he claims to be assisted suicide, a man shot his friend of 40 years in the back of the head, claiming he only did so because his friend asked him to. Originally claiming he had nothing to do with the victim’s…
  • Jul 27

    Police Officers Claim Invasion of Privacy for Body Cameras That Remained On

    Police Officers Claim Invasion of Privacy for Body Cameras That Remained On
    A recent survey demonstrated that nearly every large police department plans to use body-worn cameras, with 95% either committed to body cameras or having completed their implementation. Police in suburban Chicago village filed a federal…
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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 29

    Another Two States Adopt Ethical Duty of Technology Competence

    Another Two States Adopt Ethical Duty of Technology Competence
    As I continue to track the states that have adopted the ethical duty of technology competence, I have two more to add, bringing the total to 23. Last week, Wisconsin became the latest state to adopt the duty, which will take effect on Jan. 1,…
  • Jul 29

    ILTA’s Long-time Executive Director Leaving; Search On For Successor

    ILTA’s Long-time Executive Director Leaving; Search On For Successor
    Just a month before its annual conference is to convene in National Harbor, Md., the International Legal Technology Association, commonly referred to as ILTA, has announced that its long-time executive director, Randi Mayes, is leaving…
  • Jul 27

    Podcast: Incoming ABA President Linda Klein Discusses Her Agenda

    Podcast: Incoming ABA President Linda Klein Discusses Her Agenda
    At the annual meeting of the American Bar Association next week in San Francisco, Linda A. Klein, managing shareholder for the Georgia offices of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, will take office as ABA president. As…
Rank this Week: 2530

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

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

    Pawlitic

    Pawlitic
    Yes, we've been watching the Republican and Democratic Conventions, and they've been interesting--even historic. But what about what's been going in London? At Whitehall, the ginger furred Larry the Cat is still in possession of Number 10…
  • Jul 29

    Culture Court: A Law and Film/Lit/Media/Radio Related Website

    Culture Court: A Law and Film/Lit/Media/Radio Related Website
    Lawrence Russell's Culture Court website discusses film, literature, and other media that have law-related themes. Check it out here.
  • Jul 29

    Ekins on the Constitution as an Object of Interpretation

    Ekins on the Constitution as an Object of Interpretation
    Richard Ekins, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, is publishing Objects of Interpretation in Constitutional Commentary (forthcoming). Here is the abstract. This paper argues that the central object of constitutional interpretation is the…
Rank this Week: 285

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 75

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jul 29

    Checklist: Moving for Summary Judgment

    Checklist: Moving for Summary Judgment
    Moving for summary judgment or summary adjudication is a complicated process. You start by considering whether it’s even appropriate to make the motion. Then you review the strict timing requirements. After that comes an evaluation of…
  • Jul 27

    Covering Costs in Contingent Fee Agreement

    Covering Costs in Contingent Fee Agreement
    When you’re working for a contingent fee, i.e., you’ll be paid a percentage of the recovery, don’t forget to discuss the payment of costs in your fee agreement with your client. Here’s what you’ll need…
  • Jul 25

    15 Steps to Forming a Nonprofit

    15 Steps to Forming a Nonprofit
    Clients come to you seeking to form a nonprofit corporation. As there are so many steps involved, use the following checklist to help you avoid costly mistakes. __   1.  Clear and reserve, if desired, the name of the…
Rank this Week: 548

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    LawFact of the Day: Business Law

    LawFact of the Day: Business Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday July 29, 2016. Today we are talking about Business Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 29, 2016 at 6:26am PDTBy incorporating your company, you will reduce the…
  • Jul 28

    LawFact of the Day: Personal Injury

    LawFact of the Day: Personal Injury
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday July 28, 2016. Today we are talking about Personal Injury.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 28, 2016 at 6:46am PDTYou may bring an action for damages against a…
  • Jul 27

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday July 27, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 27, 2016 at 6:55am PDTThe first same-sex marriage in Ontario occurred on January…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jul 29

    Berned

    Berned
    What will be the reaction now that millions of Americans have been Berned? For legions of Bernie Sanders supporters, the Vermont senator’s syrupy speech Tuesday night at the Democratic Party’s convention, culminating in his call…
  • Jul 28

    Essure Plaintiffs Moved to Create a MDL in Pennsylvania

    Essure Plaintiffs Moved to Create a MDL in Pennsylvania
    Essure plaintiffs moved to create a MDL in Pennsylvania on July 25. The “[p]laintiffs in all of the actions currently pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (except for Williams et al v.…
  • Jul 27

    Essure Black Box Warning – A Roar without Any Bite

    Essure Black Box Warning – A Roar without Any Bite
    This post was inspired by a real-life hero, Dr. Julio Novoa. In fact, the title comes from a letter he wrote (reproduced in part and linked with his permission) regarding Bayer’s “permanent” birth control device, Essure. For…
Rank this Week: 251

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 28

    Is a premium membership right for me?

    Is a premium membership right for me?
    Learn more about Rocket Lawyer different plans and memberships and pick the right one for you and your legal needs.The post Is a premium membership right for me? appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Jul 26

    10 steps to get your US passport

    10 steps to get your US passport
    If you're planning to travel abroad and need to apply or renew your passport, these are the steps you should follow.The post 10 steps to get your US passport appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Jul 20

    Legal Checklist for Summer Traveler

    Legal Checklist for Summer Traveler
    Summer is in full swing, and many people use this time of better weather and school breaks to take a vacation, whether domestically or abroad. Whether you are traveling by […]The post Legal Checklist for Summer Travelers appeared first…
Rank this Week: 1215

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 28

    852 Rare: Finding Some Cheer in a Sad Book

    852 Rare: Finding Some Cheer in a Sad Book
    Every once in a while we find a book in Historical & Special Collections that would make even the most cold-hearted among us feel sorry for the poor thing. Pictured below is a scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled by Eugene Wambaugh,…
  • Jul 5

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)
    This time around, rather than looking at a brand new publication, I have decided to focus on the new edition of a treatise that was first published in 1984: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey Richard J. Terrill 9th edition,…
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
Rank this Week: 1583

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jul 27

    Podcast: Choosing an Agent

    Podcast: Choosing an Agent
    Linda S. Grear sits down with Diane Tiveron and discusses the importance of choosing a healthcare agent.
  • Jul 25

    HoganWillig Office Added to National Register of Historic Place

    HoganWillig Office Added to National Register of Historic Place
    This past March the Elmwood East Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places.  This listing recognizes the historical significance of the buildings located within the district, and that the structures are…
  • Jul 20

    Just Say No- Caution to Cosigner

    Just Say No- Caution to Cosigner
    We’ve all heard stories time and time again from our friends and families about their cosigning mistakes. We may hear of a friend who cosigned on a loan for his girlfriend, they broke up, she stopped paying, and it destroyed his credit,…
Rank this Week: 4855

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!

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

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
  • Jul 20

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
Rank this Week: 293

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 24

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’
    “They should go get back on a ship and go back to Africa” a Florida judge allegedly observed about African-Americans to a Staff Attorney. She was reporting on the status of an order at the time. The upshot is the Hon. Mark Hulsey…
  • Jul 22

    Age exemptions wither away — but at least there’s FREE CLE.

    Age exemptions wither away — but at least there’s FREE CLE.
    In April, the Nevada State Bar’s Board of Governors blast emailed members a third-party confidential survey asking for their “opinion on the CLE and annual license fee exemptions currently offered to members older than 70.”…
  • Jul 7

    Courts and transparency.

    Courts and transparency.
    If you’re in Nebraska family court, you might wonder why child custody and parenting time outcomes are so seemingly different throughout your state. But if you’re a shared parenting advocate like Les Veskrna, you want answers.…
Rank this Week: 1339

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 22

    The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein

    The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein
    The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. It is committed to doing what only a national association of attorneys can do:…
  • Jul 8

    The Supreme Court End of Term Wrap-Up

    The Supreme Court End of Term Wrap-Up
    On June 27th, the Supreme Court wrapped up its term with some standout cases. Immigration, affirmative action, abortion clinic restrictions, guns and domestic violence, and public corruption are only a few cases that have ended an eventful…
  • Jul 1

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law
    On June 12, 2016, tragedy struck at Pulse, a popular nightclub within the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida, after a gunman, Omar Mateen fatally shot 49 people and injured 53. This tragedy is one of  the deadliest mass shootings in the…
Rank this Week: 189

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 21

    Even Law Professors Need to Laugh

    Even Law Professors Need to Laugh
    For a break from polishing your article or prepping for fall classes (assuming you’re through watching political convention coverage), try viewing the original Australian version of Rake. This series features Richard Roxburgh…
  • Jul 18

    Finding Meaning

    Finding Meaning
    As national and international events continue to develop in uncertain and unsettling ways, educating the next generation of lawyers continues to be obviously and critically important. What should our laws be, how are…
  • Jul 15

    The Campaign for Full Citizenship for All Full-Time Law Faculty

    The Campaign for Full Citizenship for All Full-Time Law Faculty
    I’ve just returned from the Legal Writing Institute’s Biennial Conference held in Portland, Oregon.  With hundreds of attendees presenting on a variety of topics in workshops, panel discussions, coffee sessions, and a…
Rank this Week: 4722

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Jul 20

    Buying Books and Saving Money

    Buying Books and Saving Money
    – Jacob Elmore,  intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal Throughout my time in college, I’ve heard all kinds of ridiculous amounts of money that people have spent on books. Usually the range is anywhere from a few…
  • Jun 9

    Check out the Department of Workforce Development

    Check out the Department of Workforce Development
    Meet the Commissioner. CommissionerCommissioner Braun was appointed in 2014 to serve as Indiana’s Commissioner of the Department of Workforce Development, which is tasked with building a highly skilled and educated Hoosier workforce…
  • May 12

    Everything I need to know I learned from college… but I didn’t

    Everything I need to know I learned from college… but I didn’t
    – Megan Carrell,  intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal As a recent college graduate, I had the privilege of experiencing that wonderful existential crisis of “What now?” Here’s a few things I’ve…
Rank this Week: 199

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 9

    Unpleasant truth

    Unpleasant truth
    Krishnamurthi said “it is better to say nothing, unless you’re quite sure that what you wish to say is true, kind and helpful.” But from whose perspective do we assess if the true thing is kind and helpful? We sometimes…
  • Jun 21

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation

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

    Fame is probably not good for your health

    Fame is probably not good for your health
    Mainstream media doesn’t help us understand what it’s like to be famous. Some famous people are thoughtful, but which ones? It’s hard to figure out just by watching TV. But podcast interviews like the one Tim Ferriss…
Rank this Week: 256

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Jul 6

    Remember Me

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

    LII Caption Contest

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

    Sylvia – CALI Conference Field Report

    Sylvia – CALI Conference Field Report
    I just got back from the 2016 CALI conference at the Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. This report of my time there is by no means an exhaustive or even chronological record of the conference. It’s more of a…
Rank this Week: 1053

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Jul 5

    Brexit for lawyer

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

    Never mind the quantity

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

    Writing out loud

    Writing out loud
    My latest post for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Image: By Amy Gahran on Flickr.
Rank this Week: 2516

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Jun 1

    Attorney Spotlight: Deepti Asthana

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

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LLOYD LONG

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LLOYD LONG
    Lloyd Long is an accomplished Pennsylvania criminal appeals lawyer, advocate for the accused and convicted, and partner at Krasner & Long, LLC, one of Philadelphia’s premier criminal defense law firms. At[...] The post ATTORNEY…
  • May 17

    Test Page

    Test Page
    When looking for an attorney, it is important to keep in mind a few factors. A good indication of the quality of the firm, lawyer, and people working there is[...] The post Test Page appeared first on Legal News & Information.
Rank this Week: 3545

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 1220

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • May 11

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire
    It's way above ZiefBrief's paygrade to speculate on whether Judge Merrick Garland will ever be confirmed (or even considered) for a Supreme Court seat. The best we can do is note that some aspects of the nomination process — those...
  • May 4

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS
    The Congressional Research Service (widely respected for its objectivity and thoroughness), has dug deeply into Merrick Garland's judicial record. Here's a summary of the 78 page report, Judge Merrick Garland: His Jurisprudence and Potential…
  • May 4

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library
    As a USF law school graduate, you're welcome to come back to Zief whenever you need to do legal research. Access is free; all you need for post-graduation access is a bar card or your free USF alumni card. (Alumni...
Rank this Week: 1320

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1349

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: 918

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • May 2

    2015 Bar Exam Results, Top 10 and Full List

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

    Gender Reassignment Voids a Marriage?

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

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

    PNoy Made a Mistake in Vetoing the P2,000 SSS Monthly Pension Increase?
    Congress passed a bill proposing an increase in the monthly Social Security System (SSS) pension by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 408

@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
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

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

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
  • Aug 9

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach
    Disclaimer: Nothing contained herein should be considered legal advice. Predictions are not guarantees, regardless of how prescient the author may appear from prior writings. On Wednesday, August 5, Hallandale Beach took Broward…
Rank this Week: 2067

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: 79

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: 3917

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 7

    The trouble with book

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

    Two Malthusian scare

    Two Malthusian scare
    Carter lectures the U.S. on energy, 1978In 1798. the Reverend Thomas Malthus wrote his influential essay on population, arguing that population grows exponentially while the supply of food, energy, and other commodities only grows…
  • Oct 8

    Estimating and minimizing consumer worry

    Estimating and minimizing consumer worry
    The process of selling in general, and web commerce in particular, is often described or charted as a funnel. Prospective customers are poured in at one end, and a fewer number of paying customers come out at the other. The other prospects…
Rank this Week: 1046

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: 3252

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/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 4718

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: 306

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 14

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi
    Netflix announced that it is going to take action to prevent people from logging in through proxy servers. "In coming weeks, those using proxies and unblockers will only be able to access the service in the country where they currently are,"…
  • Jan 13

    A Response To Marc: Institutions, Agendas, and the "Culture War"

    A Response To Marc: Institutions, Agendas, and the "Culture War"
    Earlier this week Marc asserted that Twitter is "taking a side in the culture war" wars by removing the identity-confirming blue check from the account of Milo Yiannopoulos, who is what we refer to these days as a personality, like an…
  • Jan 12

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On
    It’s been just over a year since the Charlie Hebdo murders, and I thought it was time to do a little more than simply defy, although I do love that that was Ken’s way of commemorating the date. On January 7, 2015, a group of…
Rank this Week: 991

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, 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…
  • Jan 8

    Year in Review, 2013.

    Year in Review, 2013.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens (2011)2. Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony by Jeff Ashton with Lisa Pulitzer (2011)3. Free Will by Sam Harris (2012)4. Full Service by Scotty Bowers with…
Rank this Week: 509

b-screeds

b-screeds

By Thomas R. Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/tbruce
  • Dec 24

    Windmill

    Windmill
    A couple of days ago, in the way that one does on the Internet, I stumbled into the extraordinary story of William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill from scrap and spare parts to provide electricity to his home. He was 14, living in an isolated…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
Rank this Week: 1664

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

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

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS
    WARNING: At some point in your life the unexpected will happen.  If that “unexpected” is sickness, becoming mentally incompetent, or dying, you will need certain legal tools to get you through that period.  As you are…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3328

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: 2857