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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/
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Above the Law

Above the Law

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

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

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Teaching Decedents' Estates With Popular Culture

    Teaching Decedents' Estates With Popular Culture
    Camille M. Davison, Charlotte School of Law, is publishing Problems, Music, and Popular Culture: How I Teach Theory and Practice in Decedents’ Estates to Our Next Generation of Lawyers in volume 28 of the Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal…
  • Sep 2

    The Overlooked Diversity and Inclusion Argument In "Plessy v. Ferguson"

    The Overlooked Diversity and Inclusion Argument In "Plessy v. Ferguson"
    Sheldon Novick, Vermont Law School, is publishing Homer Plessy's Forgotten Plea for Inclusion: Seeing Color, Erasing Color-Lines in volume 118 of the West Virginia Law Review. Here is the abstract. Despite the attention given to the Supreme…
  • Sep 1

    Call For Papers, Panel, Annual Conference, Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanitie

    Call For Papers, Panel, Annual Conference, Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanitie
    From Hedi Viterbo, Leverhulme Research Fellow SOAS, University of London Papers are sought for a panel at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities. The papers will explore parallels,…
Rank this Week: 299

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 2

    Trial of Congo war crimes suspect begins at ICC

    Trial of Congo war crimes suspect begins at ICC
    [JURIST] The trial of Bosco Ntaganda [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], a former Congolese military leader also known as “The Terminator,” began at the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Wednesday. The rebel…
  • Sep 2

    Central African Repbulic transitional council adopts constitution

    Central African Repbulic transitional council adopts constitution
    [JURIST] The transitional council in Central African Republic (CAR) announced on Monday that it has adopted a constitution that will help create a new government for the country to help combat many years of turbulence and social unrest. The…
  • Sep 2

    China authorities charge those involved with securities violation

    China authorities charge those involved with securities violation
    [JURIST] Authorities in China have punished approximately 197 people, officials announced Monday, for spreading false rumors online about the fatal explosions in Tianjin [BBC backgrounder] and the recent stock market crash. Among those…
Rank this Week: 12

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 2

    Judge to Decide if Louisiana Can Ban Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

    Judge to Decide if Louisiana Can Ban Planned Parenthood from Medicaid
    Lawyers representing Louisiana and a regional affiliate of Planned Parenthood are facing off in federal court on Wednesday on the question of whether the state can ban the group from receiving Medicaid dollars.
  • Sep 2

    AM Roundup: State Department Strained by Clinton Lawsuit

    AM Roundup: State Department Strained by Clinton Lawsuit
    Law Blog rounds up the morning’s legal news.
  • Sep 1

    Uber Driver Lawsuit Just Got a Lot Bigger

    Uber Driver Lawsuit Just Got a Lot Bigger
    In a case that could potentially upend Uber's business model, a federal judge in California said a labor lawsuit against the ride-hailing company over how it classifies and pays its drivers can proceed as a class action.
Rank this Week: 72

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 2

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data
    Most discovery requests will require production of electronic data. Even if you’re tech savvy, it’s better not to go it alone because the sanctions for missing something can be huge, as Delta Airlines and defense counsel in a…
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
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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/
  • Sep 2

    The Flawed Domestic Violence Hearing

    The Flawed Domestic Violence Hearing
    Domestic violence is a serious offense and victims are entitled to the full protection of the law. At the same time, however, defendants must be afforded their due process rights in court, and judges must follow the law, not their individual…
  • Aug 28

    Ensure a Successful Estate Plan: “Prepare for Tomorrow by Acting Today”

    Ensure a Successful Estate Plan: “Prepare for Tomorrow by Acting Today”
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Robert F. Morris, member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Group, will be hosting the free seminar “Prepare for Tomorrow By Acting Today: Tips for Ensuring a Successful Estate Plan.” This…
  • Aug 26

    Grandparent Visitation Revisited

    Grandparent Visitation Revisited
    Children of divorce are sometimes caught in the thorny legal thicket of “grandparent visitation.” No one wants to deny a child the benefits of having a good relationship with their grandparents. However, the situation is made more…
Rank this Week: 1238

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Sep 2

    NO DERIVATIVE ACTION IN CURACAO

    NO DERIVATIVE ACTION IN CURACAO
    A claim based on tort is possible though Curaçao corporate law does not provide for any derivative suit mechanism (and neither do the laws of Aruba, St. Maarten and the BES-islands). This matter was first decided in the cases of Poot…
  • Aug 27

    CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015

    CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015
    CNSJ – The marquee musical event of the Caribbean    Excellence, in both law and music, is the art of playing with the Rules     Let’s crack some ‘nuts’ now! BZSE Attorneys at Law / Tax Lawyers /…
  • Aug 25

    FRAUDNET – THE POWER OF ONE GLOBAL NETWORK

    FRAUDNET – THE POWER OF ONE GLOBAL NETWORK
    FraudNet in action According to The Irish Times, lawyer Antenor Pereira Madruga Filho (a member of FraudNet) is hired by the Irish Government to represent it in a high-profile case involving a lawyer who fled Ireland in 2007 with debts of…
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The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 1

    USA Trade Online transitioning to free acce

    USA Trade Online transitioning to free acce
    Census News Release: “On October 15, 2015, USA Trade Online (UTO) will be free to all users. In order to transition to this change, starting September 1, 2015, we will be transitioning into the new FREE system. Highlighted [here] are…
  • Sep 1

    Amtrak IG – Progress Made Implementing Positive Train Control, but Significant Challenges Remain

    Amtrak IG – Progress Made Implementing Positive Train Control, but Significant Challenges Remain
    Amtrak IG Audit – Safety and Security – Progress Made Implementing Positive Train Control, but Significant Challenges Remain, 06/19/2015. OIG-A-2015-013 “The tragic derailment of Amtrak Train 188 in Philadelphia on May 12,…
  • Sep 1

    E.O. Wilson’s Wants Us to Leave Half of the Earth Alone Here’s Why

    E.O. Wilson’s Wants Us to Leave Half of the Earth Alone Here’s Why
    The famed naturalist’s newest book, written from a retirement home, is a provocative and urgent call to save the planet, and its species. By Claudia Dreifus, Audubon Magazine, September-October 2015. “At 86, Edward Osborne Wilson,…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Sep 1

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian
    Welcome to the 1L class, HLS class of 2018!  In a way, we are in the same boat.  I am a first year academic law librarian, and I am also new to Harvard Law School life, schedules, pressures, pitfalls, and wonder.  I went in to…
  • Aug 26

    852 Rare: The Brief, “A Clever Bit of Legal Jesting”

    852 Rare: The Brief, “A Clever Bit of Legal Jesting”
    Don’t ever let someone tell you that law students don’t have a sense of humor… there is plenty of evidence in Historical & Special Collections (HSC) that proves otherwise! A recent discovery in the stacks turned up a…
  • Aug 26

    Scanning Nuremberg: Names and persons, patience, and the role of judge

    Scanning Nuremberg: Names and persons, patience, and the role of judge
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written August 5, 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…
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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/
  • Sep 1

    Law Tips: Mediation from One Divorce Lawyer’s Perspective, Part 1

    Law Tips: Mediation from One Divorce Lawyer’s Perspective, Part 1
    It’s my pleasure to welcome to Law Tips Bruce Pennamped, Carmel, Indiana, to share his particular expertise in mediations. He brings valuable pointers for minimizing your client’s regrets and preserving your professional…
  • Aug 18

    Law Tips: Immigration Law Meets Family Law – Sweet Child of Mine

    Law Tips: Immigration Law Meets Family Law – Sweet Child of Mine
    Indiana enjoys a wealth of variety and culture, due in large part to the immigrant community that plays a vital role here. However, a large immigrant community also brings complex situations that can arise as immigration law intersects with…
  • Aug 11

    Law Tips: Collective Bargaining in Professional Sport

    Law Tips: Collective Bargaining in Professional Sport
    Summertime, baseball and CLE – a great combo! Occasionally the opportunity arises for ICLEF to offer this blend. Our recent Torts, Sports & All Sorts CLE at Victory Field in Indianapolis was one of those informative and exciting…
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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: 1892

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: 554

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Aug 31

    How Foxwordy Became a Top Social Network for Lawyer

    How Foxwordy Became a Top Social Network for Lawyer
    On Ally McBeal, they did it in a unisex bathroom. On Law & Order, they often did it behind closed doors in wood-paneled offices with Manhattan views. Back in the day on LA Law they did it while walking to court. In…
  • Aug 24

    Reciprocity and the Future of the Florida Bar

    Reciprocity and the Future of the Florida Bar
    In July 2015, the newly elected President of the Florida Bar, Ramon Abadin created a firestorm of controversy with a proposal to allow attorneys from other states to practice law in Florida without the requirement of passing the State’s…
  • Aug 13

    Lawyers could benefit from thinking more like hackers (an interview)

    Lawyers could benefit from thinking more like hackers (an interview)
    Our most shared post of all time was an interview with Joe Mornin (It’s a Double Life of the New Lawyer), then a 3L at Berkeley, who had created a free app called Bestlaw, designed to “add the features that Westlaw and Lexis…
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LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 31

    Kansas Woman Alleges She Was Fired For Not Attending Church

    Kansas Woman Alleges She Was Fired For Not Attending Church
    Courtney Canfield was hired part-time to the elections division of Kansas’s Secretary of State Office in January 2013. During that time, she received numerous invitations and guides to religious services held in the Secretary of…
  • Aug 24

    The Right to Lease or Rent Foreclosed Property

    The Right to Lease or Rent Foreclosed Property
    The Right to Lease or Rent Foreclosed Property Who has the right to lease a foreclosed property? One guess might be the owner, depending on the stage of the foreclosure process. Another answer may be the bank or financial institution that…
  • Aug 21

    Sirius XM Radio Settles Unpaid Internship Lawsuit

    Sirius XM Radio Settles Unpaid Internship Lawsuit
    Sirius XM Radio has entered into a settlement agreement to pay up to $1.3 million to its interns who claim that the company was in violation of U.S. labor laws by not compensating its interns. The plaintiffs had performed work on a number of…
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On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 31

    Larry Scanlan | SCANLAN AND ASSOC.

    Larry Scanlan | SCANLAN AND ASSOC.
    Lawrence “Larry” Scanlan, CPA, FHFMA, president of Scanlan & Associates LLC, has been appointed to the board of directors of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. He will also serve on the board of directors of The…
  • Aug 31

    James M. Harkins | MD. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE

    James M. Harkins | MD. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE
    James M. Harkins, director of Maryland Environmental Service, has been appointed to the board of directors of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. He will also serve on the board of directors of The Upper Chesapeake Health…
  • Aug 31

    Howard Bancorp completes $10M acquisition of Patapsco

    Howard Bancorp completes $10M acquisition of Patapsco
    Howard Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Howard Bank, announced today that it has completed its $10 million acquisition of Patapsco Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Patapsco Bank. The combination of Howard and Patapsco creates the…
Rank this Week: 94

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    A Symposium on Mendez v. Westminster

    A Symposium on Mendez v. Westminster
    We've noted the publication of Philippa Strum's book on Mendez v. Westminster and an exhibit on the litigation in the federal courthouse in San Diego.  Now the transcript of the introductory secession of a symposium on the case is up on…
  • Aug 31

    Ginsburg on Papal Printing Privileges as Proto-Property

    Ginsburg on Papal Printing Privileges as Proto-Property
    Who says alliteration is dead?  Jane C. Ginsburg, Columbia Law School has posted Proto-Property in Literary and Artistic Works: Sixteenth-Century Papal Printing Privileges, which is forthcoming in The History of Copyright Law: A Handbook…
  • Aug 30

    Writing Abortion History

    Writing Abortion History
    As I end my time on Legal History Blog, there is another issue worth discussing: the challenges of writing the history of an issue as divisive as abortion. Some of the obstacles I faced were practical. Most major archives contain very little…
Rank this Week: 77

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Aug 31

    Prior Restraint of Daily Iberian More Outrageous Than We Feared

    Prior Restraint of Daily Iberian More Outrageous Than We Feared
    Last week I described how District Judge Curtis Sigur issued a broad temporary restraining order at the behest of attorney David Groner imposing clearly unconstitutional prior restraint on the Daily Iberian of New Iberia, Louisiana. This is…
  • Aug 29

    Let's Put Her Over The Top

    Let's Put Her Over The Top
    Waayyyy over the top! Attention, lovers of quirk: Alaskan songwriter Marian Call's current kickstarter campaign has managed to fund her forthcoming album, but she's still shy of a stretch goal. Her instrument (apart from voice) is keyboard,…
  • Aug 27

    Louisiana Judge Issues Ludicrously Lawless Takedown Order To Newspaper

    Louisiana Judge Issues Ludicrously Lawless Takedown Order To Newspaper
    Attorney David Groner of New Iberia, Louisiana is angry. Those bastards at the Louisiana State Bar took a run at him, but he mostly beat the rap. He only took a six-month suspension, and that suspension is suspended if he successfully…
Rank this Week: 606

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of August 31, 2015

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of August 31, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Uber facing a gamut of legal challenges Christian law school fights B.C. law society's refusal to call grads to the bar - Hamilton SpectatorHigh Roller’s attempt to avoid…
  • Aug 24

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of August 24, 2015

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of August 24, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:CBC sued for using YouTube video without permissionClass action lawsuit alleges abuse at Ontario schools for deaf Nevada sheriff promises crackdown on Burning Man crime Lawyer…
  • Aug 20

    Health Care Practitioners: Please Don't Keep Notes About Your Patients' Discussions With Their Lawyer

    Health Care Practitioners: Please Don't Keep Notes About Your Patients' Discussions With Their Lawyer
    Today’s tip is for health care practitioners whose patients are involved in litigation.We recognize that it might be natural, and even good practice, for medical practitioners to ask their patients how their lawsuits are…
Rank this Week: 140

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 30

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy
    A tribute to Section 230: “No other sentence in the U.S. Code, I would assert, has been responsible for the creation of more value than that one; if you have other candidates for that honor you think more worthy, please do share…
  • Aug 30

    Supreme Court and constitutional law roundup

    Supreme Court and constitutional law roundup
    New York Times suggests Justice Clarence Thomas’s opinions borrow too much language from briefs and lower courts. Orin Kerr on why that’s unfair; Prosecutors have too much leeway to request freeze on defendant’s assets…
  • Aug 30

    Annals of bonkers scholarship: “Trahison des Professeurs”

    Annals of bonkers scholarship: “Trahison des Professeurs”
    I’ve seen a hundred wacky and extreme papers out of legal academia, and wrote about more than one in Schools for Misrule, but this one, published by the National Security Law Journal at George Mason (whose editor-in-chief has already…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Aug 29

    Tenure and Governance

    Tenure and Governance
    This National Jurist coverage of Charleston Law School goes to the heart of why tenure is important for higher education institutions. http://www.nationaljurist.com/content/why-tenure-importantFiled under: Uncategorized
  • Aug 18

    AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education Statement of Position in support of the California Bar Experiential Requirement

    AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education Statement of Position in support of the California Bar Experiential Requirement
    The AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education has drafted a Statement of Position in support of the California bar’s proposal, which would require 15 units of experiential education for bar takers. According to AALS Clinical Section…
  • Aug 17

    What Advice Would You Give to Your Students? By: John Lande

    What Advice Would You Give to Your Students? By: John Lande
    Law professors want their students to succeed in navigating the challenging path of law school and legal practice.  We embed our advice in our courses and other interactions with students.  Usually, we don’t have the chance to…
Rank this Week: 465

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

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

    MCLE ‘Truth-in-advertising’ petition denied by state supreme court.

    MCLE ‘Truth-in-advertising’ petition denied by state supreme court.
    To no one’s surprise, today the Arizona Supreme Court turned down an Arizona lawyer’s petition that would have required an acknowledgement on all mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) advertising “that the value of…
  • Aug 25

    Too many law students and the still unrestrained law school scam.

    Too many law students and the still unrestrained law school scam.
    There was a very good Op-ed in this morning’s New York Times, Steven Harper’s “Too Many Law Students, Too Few Legal Jobs.” I know. It’s all been said before, especially by the now declining scamblog movement. But…
  • Aug 24

    No proof of attorney competency enhancement — but at least the CLE is FREE.

    No proof of attorney competency enhancement — but at least the CLE is FREE.
    Engagingly educational continuing legal education program? I don’t remember when. But who said lawyers were supposed to be engaged let alone entertained at these programs. Continuing legal education is instead meant to supposedly make…
Rank this Week: 1322

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/
  • Aug 28

    Lawyers, Weed, and Money: H.R. 2076 Found Some Fan

    Lawyers, Weed, and Money: H.R. 2076 Found Some Fan
    House Resolution 2076 would permit banking for marijuana businesses if they follow certain guidelines. But what does that mean for the banks and the existing federal laws? Wouldn’t they still be aiding and abetting criminal…
  • Aug 14

    Uber vs. Taxi: The Sharing Economy’s Power over Workers and Liability

    Uber vs. Taxi: The Sharing Economy’s Power over Workers and Liability
    Despite its popularity, not everyone is so enamored with Uber. Recently, it has fallen under scrutiny for its utilization of independent contractors and been accused of violating local regulations for taxi services. Perhaps the most visible…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • Aug 28

    Some genealogy and some bad analogies.

    Some genealogy and some bad analogies.
    My maternal great-grandfather was Samuel Visnow.  Samuel was born in Quebec in 1847. I do not know exactly how they ended up there but by 1860, Samuel, his mother Matilda, and his sister Lydia were living in Black River Falls,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1478

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Pending New York Family Law Change

    Pending New York Family Law Change
    In June of 2015, a bill passed the New York Assembly (A07645) and Senate (05678) relating primarily, but not exclusively, to the determination of maintenance/spousal support.  These changes continue to await the signature of Governor…
  • Aug 17

    What is the main difference between German and American law?

    What is the main difference between German and American law?
    Being a German intern in a U.S. law firm, many people have asked me about the differences between German and American law.  I would say the main difference is that Germany has a civil law system, whereas the U.S has a common law system.…
  • Aug 12

    Take care of your property, even when moving out.

    Take care of your property, even when moving out.
    A peculiar situation arose a few weeks ago which greatly jeopardized one of our closings.  I won’t tell you whether we represented the Seller or the Purchaser; from the point of view of this entry it doesn’t matter. …
Rank this Week: 1397

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Aug 25

    Meditation – 18 months later…

    Meditation – 18 months later…
    I started my meditation practice back in February of 2014. I blogged about the benefits I noticed after 3 months of doing meditation, but I want re-examine my perspective now—after 18 months of regular daily practice. A regular…
  • Aug 25

    Meditation – 18 months later…

    Meditation – 18 months later…
    I started my meditation practice back in February of 2014. I blogged about the benefits I noticed after 3 months of doing meditation, but I want re-examine my perspective now—after 18 months of regular daily practice. A regular…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 113

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

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

    Why You Should Be a Reluctant Workaholic: The Importance of Taking Vacation

    Why You Should Be a Reluctant Workaholic: The Importance of Taking Vacation
    You’re a small business owner. When you get to the office, you don’t see just another business; you see your baby. And much like rearing a child, managing and growing a small business takes an astronomical amount of work. The good…
  • Aug 18

    Heading to College? Here Are Tips for First-Time Renter

    Heading to College? Here Are Tips for First-Time Renter
    By Amanda Gordon, Esq Summer jobs are ending, family vacations are winding down, and the school year is about to begin. It’s time to think about where your college student is going to live this year. Tired of the dorms? If you or your…
  • Aug 14

    Protect Your Security Deposit: Move-in Tips for Renter

    Protect Your Security Deposit: Move-in Tips for Renter
    By Amanda Gordon, Esq. Are you moving to a new neighborhood this fall? If so, congrats! I’m sure you’re excited as well as exhausted. Finding an apartment, applying for the apartment, and moving in are all stressful experiences…
Rank this Week: 2921

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
  • 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: 1196

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Aug 20

    Legal Research Ontology, Part II

    Legal Research Ontology, Part II
    My blog post last year about developing a legal research ontology was such an optimistic (i.e., naive), linear narrative. This was one of my final notes: At this point, I am in the beginning stages of taking advantage of all the semantic web…
  • Nov 27

    Folksonomies & Law – Background issues and theoretical perspective

    Folksonomies & Law – Background issues and theoretical perspective
    §.1.- Foreword «If folksonomies work for pictures (Flickr), books (Goodreads), questions and answers (Quora), basically everything else (Delicious), why shouldn’t they work for law?» (Serena Manzoli) In a post on this…
  • Nov 27

    Folksonomies & Law - Background issues and theoretical perspective

    Folksonomies & Law - Background issues and theoretical perspective
    §.1.- Foreword «If folksonomies work for pictures (Flickr), books (Goodreads), questions and answers (Quora), basically everything else (Delicious), why shouldn’t they work for law?» (Stefania Manzioli) In a post on…
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ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Aug 17

    Fall 2015 Law Library Hours & New Website

    Fall 2015 Law Library Hours & New Website
    Welcome to our incoming OneLs and welcome back, upper-division students! You've probably noticed some significant changes to USF web pages, including the law library website. Our most current hours, including information on special holiday…
  • 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:...
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MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Aug 13

    Radio Berkman 227: How Block Chain Will Change the World

    Radio Berkman 227: How Block Chain Will Change the World
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg Bitcoin is having its 7th birthday, and its promise to change the way the world thinks about money is looking less and less hyperbolic. For one, the block chain technology underlying Bitcoin…
  • Aug 5

    Radio Berkman 226: Pay the Musician

    Radio Berkman 226: Pay the Musician
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg The market for recorded music has undergone at least three major reinventions since the dawn of the Internet. At the turn of the century illegal downloading ate away at the music industry’s…
  • Aug 3

    Radio Berkman 225: Can you copyright a joke?

    Radio Berkman 225: Can you copyright a joke?
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg With 316 million users posting 500 million tweets a day, someone is bound to write an unoriginal tweet now and then. But there are some Twitter users whose entire existence relies completely on…
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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
  • 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…
  • 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…
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Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Jul 30

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOE LOPEZ

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOE LOPEZ
    Jose Luis ‘Joe’ Lopez is an experienced Austin personal injury lawyer who opened his own practice in 2015 with the goal of becoming one of the premier injury law firms[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOE LOPEZ appeared first on…
  • 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…
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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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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…
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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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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…
Rank this Week: 705

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: 452

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…
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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: 1256

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! ]]
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