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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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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 18

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution
    David C. Roberts – Quartz – “Every year, outdoor air pollution kills more people worldwide than malaria and HIV combined. People in China, particularly in its largest cities, are some of the most affected, since the…
  • Apr 18

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014
    Overfishing and Overfished Numbers Hit All-Time Lows – “As a result of the combined efforts of NOAA Fisheries, the regional fishery management councils, and all our partners, the number of stocks listed as subject to overfishing…
  • Apr 18

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata
    Kelly J. Thompson – “What If I Break It?”: Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata: code{4}lib Journal – Issue 28, 2015-04-15: “Libraries are constantly challenged to…
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Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Rhetorical Firepower In the Nineteenth-Century Courtroom

    Rhetorical Firepower In the Nineteenth-Century Courtroom
    Simon Stern, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, has published Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-CenturyAmerica. Here is the abstract.The institution of the jury underwent radical change in the United States during the…
  • Apr 18

    2 Broke Girls and the Model Release

    2 Broke Girls and the Model Release
    On the February 23, 2015 episode of 2 Broke Girls ("2 Broke Girls and the Great Unwashed"), Caroline and Max wait on a customer (Valerie Harper), who turns out to be a famous photographer. Without their knowledge, she takes their photos, as…
  • Apr 18

    The CSI Syndrome

    The CSI Syndrome
    Forensics shows continue to be popular; a new one, CSI Cyber,  recently made its debut. Most  forensics experts will tell us that what happens on these shows bears little resemblance to reality, and yet lay audiences enjoy them…
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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 18

    CPS vs. free-range parents: are there Constitutional issues?

    CPS vs. free-range parents: are there Constitutional issues?
    Per Ilya Somin, there might be: “In two landmark cases in the 1920s, Meyer v. Nebraska and Pierce v. Society of Sisters, the Supreme Court ruled that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects parents’ and…
  • Apr 18

    Doonesbury and disrespect, cont’d

    Doonesbury and disrespect, cont’d
    Reminder: as you lie bleeding to death on your office floor for drawing satire, Garry Trudeau will sneer at you for “punching down.” Greg Lukianoff and Patheos’s “Terry Firma” weigh in on the…
  • Apr 17

    Latest high-stakes offense: lost-dog posters in D.C.?

    Latest high-stakes offense: lost-dog posters in D.C.?
    It’s unclear whether the District of Columbia’s $300 penalty for affixing signs in public places is per offending sign or per offending course of conduct, which means that when Roger Horowitz and friends put up thousands of fliers…
Rank this Week: 16

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 18

    UN rights office concerned by intensified fighting in Ukraine

    UN rights office concerned by intensified fighting in Ukraine
    [JURIST] Spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website], Ravina Shamdasani, expressed concern [press release] Friday at the “dire human rights situation” in Ukraine after…
  • Apr 18

    Oklahoma passes nitrogen gas execution bill

    Oklahoma passes nitrogen gas execution bill
    [JURIST] Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin [official website] on Friday signed into law a bill [HB 1879, PDF] that allows for the use of nitrogen gas in executions if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court [official…
  • Apr 18

    El Salvador lawmakers advance constitutional measure to limit marriage to one man and one woman

    El Salvador lawmakers advance constitutional measure to limit marriage to one man and one woman
    [JURIST] The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador [official website, in Spanish] on Thursday approved a measure to amend the constitution [text, PDF, in Spanish] to limit marriage and adoption to couples with only one man and one woman. The…
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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
  • Apr 18

    April 18, 1949 – Ireland Leaves the Commonwealth of Great Britain

    April 18, 1949 – Ireland Leaves the Commonwealth of Great Britain
    On this day in history, the Irish Parliament officially became a republic, pursuant to the Republic of Ireland Act passed on December 21, 1948. The Act was scheduled to come into force on April 18 which was the 33rd anniversary of the Easter…
  • Apr 16

    April 16, 1848 – Slave Escape Foiled in D.C.

    April 16, 1848 – Slave Escape Foiled in D.C.
    On the evening of April 15, 1848, at least 75 slaves from the D.C. area, both adults and children, tried to escape slavery with the help of two white men, Daniel Drayton and Edward Sayres, who chartered a 64-foot schooner, The Pearl, for…
  • Apr 13

    April 13, 1873 – The Colfax Massacre

    April 13, 1873 – The Colfax Massacre
    As DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University Eric Foner, writing in The Washington Post (3/28/08) points out, “Scholars estimate that during Reconstruction, the turbulent period that followed the Civil War, upwards of…
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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    “[T]he concept of a legal ‘right to work,' harkens back to the early Twentieth Century when this and other substantive due process doctrines were used to strike down Progressive labor laws,” writes former LHB Guest Blogger…
  • Apr 17

    "Scale": Institute for Advanced Study Fellowships at Durham University

    "Scale": Institute for Advanced Study Fellowships at Durham University
    [We have the following announcement.]The Institute of Advanced Study is Durham University’s major interdisciplinary research institute, providing a central forum for debate and collaboration across the entire disciplinary spectrum. The…
  • Apr 16

    Kousser on Voting Rights Disputes, 1957-2013

    Kousser on Voting Rights Disputes, 1957-2013
    J. Morgan Kousser, California Institute of Technology, has posted Do the Facts of Voting Rights Support Chief Justice Roberts's Opinion in Shelby County? which is forthcoming in Transatlantica 1 (2015):In June, 2013, a 5-4 majority of the…
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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/
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Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 17

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family
    A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. Mint must return 10 rare gold coins to the heirs of a Philadelphia coin dealer who obtained them decades ago under mysterious circumstances.
  • Apr 17

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family
    A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. Mint must return 10 rare gold coins to the heirs of a Philadelphia coin dealer who obtained them decades ago under mysterious circumstances.
  • Apr 17

    Ohio Settles Dispute Over Early Voting System

    Ohio Settles Dispute Over Early Voting System
    Ohio officials have reached a settlement with voter-rights groups over the election schedule in one of the nation’s most closely-watched presidential swing states.
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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: 8

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
Rank this Week: 92

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 17

    San Francisco’s Police Texting Scandal Leads to Extensive Investigation

    San Francisco’s Police Texting Scandal Leads to Extensive Investigation
    In San Francisco, 14 police officers are currently under investigation after racist and homophobic text messages have come to light. Seven officers and former Sargent Ian Furminger are currently suspended while the commission decides if they…
  • Apr 16

    Should Rapists Have Parental Rights?

    Should Rapists Have Parental Rights?
    The Daily Show did a segment on rapists and parental rights last week. Samantha Bee hugged adorable animals while dealing with the reality that women cannot terminate their rapist’s parental rights. Even though proposed laws terminating…
  • Apr 15

    President Obama Calls for an End to Conversion Therapy

    President Obama Calls for an End to Conversion Therapy
    Conversion therapy is the caveman-like practice of “healing” LGBT people. Participants, mostly minors forced in by their parents, undergo extreme brainwash therapy in the hopes of turning them straight. Most conversion therapists…
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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/
  • Apr 17

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'
    His name is James McGill, but most of us know him as Slipping Jimmy, or Saul Goodman, an ethically conflicted advocate for the unlawful. Making his debut in season two of 'Breaking Bad', actor Bob Odenkirk brought life to his loveably shady…
  • Apr 3

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi interview Laurel Bellows, former president of the American Bar Association, Renwei Chung, featured columnist and contributor to Above the Law, and Professor Melissa…
  • Mar 20

    Driving While Intoxicated: Prescription Drugs, Recliners, Wheels, and Hoove

    Driving While Intoxicated: Prescription Drugs, Recliners, Wheels, and Hoove
    We all know that drinking and driving is a serious and dangerous offense. But it may surprise you that drivers are being charged with DWI for taking prescription drugs while riding bicycles, horses, and yes Segways. In this episode of Lawyer…
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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/
  • Apr 17

    Slideshow: Clio’s New iPad App

    Slideshow: Clio’s New iPad App
    At ABA Techshow this week, the cloud practice management application Clio launched a dedicated iPad app. Above is a slideshow of screencaps from the new app. The app allows users to: Get full access to their case files. View a case…
  • Apr 17

    Friday Round-Up: Catching Up On A Busy Week of Tech New

    Friday Round-Up: Catching Up On A Busy Week of Tech New
    Lots of news over the past week, thanks to the confluence of three major conferences: ABA Techshow in Chicago, the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division in Honolulu, and the Legal Marketing Association annual conference in…
  • Apr 16

    Clio Users Can Now Get Cash Before Their Clients Pay Invoice

    Clio Users Can Now Get Cash Before Their Clients Pay Invoice
    For some time now, the practice management Clio has been expanding the capabilities it offers its customers partly through integrations with third-party applications. An interesting integration announced today is between Clio and Fundbox, a…
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CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 17

    Divorce Papers Served by Facebook: Cold or Practical?

    Divorce Papers Served by Facebook: Cold or Practical?
    Calling social media “the next frontier in the developing law of the service of process over the internet,” a New York judge has allowed service of divorce papers via Facebook private messaging. This is either a cold invasion of…
  • Apr 15

    Who’s an Independent Contractor in the New Economy?

    Who’s an Independent Contractor in the New Economy?
    Deciding whether to treat workers as employees or independent contractors is tricky in general and even more so in the context of the new so-called sharing economy. In recent decisions, courts have refused to resolve whether the drivers for…
  • Apr 13

    Using Fiduciary Accountings as a Client Management Tool

    Using Fiduciary Accountings as a Client Management Tool
    When representing a fiduciary such as a conservator or personal representative, you’re often dealing with a lay person who may be feeling overwhelmed by unfamiliar responsibilities. One way to bring the situation under control is to use…
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Getting Your Legal Writing Right

    Getting Your Legal Writing Right
    I remember the time that a favourite client of mine gave me a schooling in the art of legal writing – and proofreading.A retired lawyer (and the consummate gentleman), he had retained me to draft revisions to a fairly complex Last Will…
  • Apr 14

    In Discussion with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher Candidate

    In Discussion with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher Candidate
    I had a good sit-down today with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher candidate, who discusses current issues facing the Law Society of Upper Canada, including governance, ABS, articling, professional discipline and the future of paralegals.It's…
  • Apr 13

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of April 6, 2015

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of April 6, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Animal activists try a new gambit to help chickens, coyotes: Walkom Kathleen Wynne still has concerns about prostitution lawWhy the 2015 LSUC Bencher Election Deserves Your…
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HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Apr 17

    Digital Estate Plan Facebook Tool

    Digital Estate Plan Facebook Tool
    A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the importance of securing your digital assets in your estate plan. This week, I stumbled upon a new Facebook feature that will further help you preserve your digital assets. Legacy Contact is the…
  • Apr 14

    Getting Government Payments for Children with Disabilitie

    Getting Government Payments for Children with Disabilitie
    Parents who have children with disabilities face a myriad of legal, medical and financial issues.  There are a host of government programs which can provide assistance in a variety of forms including housing and medical coverage. …
  • Apr 13

    File Tax Returns on Time

    File Tax Returns on Time
    If you owe more taxes than you can afford to pay when you file your tax returns, don’t fail to take action. Make sure to file the tax returns on time. That way, you can avoid a penalty for filing late. Here are some tips if you are…
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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/
  • Apr 17

    Importance of Selecting an Appropriate Executor or Trustee

    Importance of Selecting an Appropriate Executor or Trustee
    Choosing an executor or trustee is a critical aspect of every estate plan. Executors and trustees have broad authority and are charged with gathering the decedent’s assets, discharging debts and paying taxes due on the decedent’s…
  • Apr 16

    College Contribution after Divorce

    College Contribution after Divorce
    Many parents are confused in the midst of their divorce when the topic of “college contribution” comes into the conversation. “My parents didn’t pay for my college expenses and I didn’t think I would have to pay…
  • Apr 15

    Collecting Out-of-State Judgments in New Jersey

    Collecting Out-of-State Judgments in New Jersey
    When considering collecting a judgment obtained in another state against a New Jersey state resident or a corporation doing business in New Jersey, it is relatively easy to obtain a docketed New Jersey judgment by virtue of N.J.S.A.…
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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: 215

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

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

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!
    Do you need to relieve a bit of stress with exams, finals, and graduation knocking at your door? Come and play with our volunteer SF SPCA therapy dogs! They will be visiting Zief Law Library in the Student Commons Area...
  • Apr 16

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!
    Zief Law Library is please to announce the six winners of the LexisNexis Study Aids! The lucky students are: Ryan Blackney, Debra Christian, Laura Whiteside, Julie Kantor, Ryan Herrera, and Parviz Iranpour. Congratulations and thanks to…
  • Apr 1

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy
    HeinOnline is a great research product, but its search syntax and search algorithm have never been great. HeinOnline just announced improvements to its search algorithm, which should help new HeinOnline searchers quite a bit. First,…
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Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Apr 16

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN
    The bankruptcy of a general partnership (‘VOF’) does not automatically mean the bankruptcy of its partners For many decades the rule had to be adhered to that the bankruptcy of a general partnership (vennootschap onder firma:…
  • Apr 10

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?
    This depends on the facts If a legal entity (an NV or BV comes to mind) becomes bankrupt, any director (according to its Articles) becomes jointly and severally liable for the deficit of the bankrupt’s estate if it is apparent that…
  • Apr 3

    LIABILITY OF A NEW PARTNER

    LIABILITY OF A NEW PARTNER
    Supreme Court creates clarity The National Ordinance on Partnerships (Landsverordening personenvennootschappen) of Curacao (1 January 2012) and St. Maarten (1 April 2014) mentions two main variants of the partnership: the public partnership…
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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/
  • Apr 16

    Teaching the Students We Have – The Changing Student Body

    Teaching the Students We Have – The Changing Student Body
    Yesterday’s Bloomberg Business article leads with a startling headline:  The Smartest People Are Opting Out of Law School. It seems that while law school matriculation numbers have been declining, in addition, far fewer…
  • Apr 15

    Best Practices in Interviewing – an Ethical Conundrum from the Office of an Immigration Clinic

    Best Practices in Interviewing – an Ethical Conundrum from the Office of an Immigration Clinic
    In recent years a term has been coined describing the unfortunate links that have grown up, over the past nearly 20 years, between immigration law and criminal law: crimmigration. Many criminal lawyers have realized the need to educate…
  • Apr 12

    In 1984, I was 33 years old. I was…

    In 1984, I was 33 years old. I was arrogant, judgmental, narcissistic and very full of myself. I was not as interested in justice as I was in winning. To borrow a phrase from Al Pacino in the movie “And Justice for All,”…
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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/
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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
  • Apr 15

    Social media platforms for lawyer

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

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?

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

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch November 2014. I ask this because I have been looking into the future for CPD in the two professions. Both are moving away from measuring CPD hours towards systems based on self-certified continuing competence.…
Rank this Week: 1471

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Employment law changes for 2015

    Employment law changes for 2015
    Commencing April this year significant changes will be made to employment law in the UK. Specific changes will apply to family leave. As an employer and an employee, here are the main main changes you will need to be aware of.Shared parental…
  • Apr 7

    Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act

    Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act
    Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is the first ever SBEE Act to become an official law after receiving Royal Assent. This Act will enable businesses to get improved access to finance and put an end to zero hours exclusivity…
  • Apr 2

    What you need to consider when making a Will

    What you need to consider when making a Will
    When it comes to making or in some cases changing your Will, there are many things you need to consider. Discussing your Will with a qualified solicitor will also help you to ensure that your estate goes to exactly to who you want it to after…
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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/
  • Apr 13

    SeaWorld Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Orca Treatment

    SeaWorld Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Orca Treatment
    Joyce Kuhl filed a lawsuit against SeaWorld in Florida claiming she was mislead by SeaWorld about the treatment of the orcas. The lawsuit alleges the whales are routinely drugged and held in “chemical bathtubs” which are far too…
  • Apr 10

    Judge Claims $50 Million Settlement to Dairy Farmers is Inadequate

    Judge Claims $50 Million Settlement to Dairy Farmers is Inadequate
    Chief Federal Judge Christina Reiss rejected a proposed $50 million settlement between Northeast dairy farmers and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA). The lawsuit began in 2009 after farmers alleged Dairy Farmers of America, its marketing arm,…
  • Apr 6

    Transgender Inmate Ashley Diamond’s Lawsuit Receives Support From the Justice Department

    Transgender Inmate Ashley Diamond’s Lawsuit Receives Support From the Justice Department
    Ashley Diamond, 36, sued the Georgia Department of Corrections in February of 2015 claiming cruel and unusual punishment after the institution denied health care treatment to inmates with gender dysphonia. In a ground-breaking decision, the…
Rank this Week: 2608

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/
  • Apr 13

    Help Us With Our Web Re-Design!

    Help Us With Our Web Re-Design!
    On April 21st and April 28th, we will be conducting usability tests on the online research guides created by Harvard librarians. These tests offer a great opportunity to give us your feedback about our guides and have a real impact on how we…
  • Apr 10

    852 RARE: Medieval Manuscripts Online – Magna Carta & More

    852 RARE: Medieval Manuscripts Online – Magna Carta & More
    The HLS Library’s Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of two early manuscript digital collections of interest to students and scholars of medieval Anglo-American legal history. We are grateful to the…
  • Apr 8

    New e-Resources for March 2015

    New e-Resources for March 2015
    The Harvard Library has an astounding number of resources, with new titles coming in every day! For help efficiently navigating it all, make an appointment to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest…
Rank this Week: 1091

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Apr 12

    My beliefs about “God”

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

    Are you fooling yourself?

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

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman’s description of the process goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and…
Rank this Week: 203

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Apr 10

    Five More Startup Myths Debunked

    Five More Startup Myths Debunked
    Previously, we reviewed five startup myths and unfortunately (at least!) five more need debunking. You can check out the first article here. Innovating and running a company is challenging, and capturing your valuable assets plus making sure…
  • Apr 8

    Five Startup Myths Busted

    Five Startup Myths Busted
    Startups love to get stuff done. As an entrepreneur I live to tick stuff off my list. However, the number of “housekeeping” tasks can be overwhelming. Sadly, skipping steps that are not as sexy as product development and customer…
  • Apr 6

    Will You “Will,” or Will You Won’t?

    Will You “Will,” or Will You Won’t?
    It’s that time of year: Rocket Lawyer’s annual “Make-A-Will” month! If you were inspired by last year’s MAWM and you’re still around to read this—Congratulations! You were prudent and responsible. If…
Rank this Week: 3384

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Apr 9

    Why Delegation Is the Key to Success for Large Law Firm

    Why Delegation Is the Key to Success for Large Law Firm
    In the chaos of everyday legal life, balancing the ins and outs of running a big firm with a growing caseload is overwhelming, to say the least. And because your firm runs on client success, everyone’s attention tends to gravitate…
  • Mar 28

    Where’s the LegalTech in Mexico?

    Where’s the LegalTech in Mexico?
    As a young man studying law, I was far from a techie. I knew the term “operating system”, but wasn’t aware of its applications, other than using my PC for drafting contracts and the internet for reviewing…
  • Mar 28

    4 tips to reduce legal risks on social media

    4 tips to reduce legal risks on social media
    Innovation and multimedia have pushed companies and their employees in becoming digital geniuses. Companies are now regularly engaging directly with the public on social media, increasing online presence. Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook are…
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The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 8

    Kevin Carr - round the world runner from Devon!

    Kevin Carr - round the world runner from Devon!
    What a privilege to get out and support Kevin Carr today as he comes towards the end of his gruelling round the world run. All things being well, by tomorrow evening he will have broken the record for running over 16,000 miles around the…
  • Mar 25

    Focus On: Reasons Why Will Writing Is Important for Everybody

    Focus On: Reasons Why Will Writing Is Important for Everybody
    Brought to you by our friends at Vincents Solicitors Dying without a will – or intestate – is an unfortunately common problem. As of 2014, 48% of the UK’s 64 million population had not made a will. This represents at…
  • Mar 16

    What You Need To Know About the New Drug Driving Law

    What You Need To Know About the New Drug Driving Law
    Brought to you by our friends at Barlow Robbins Solicitors Despite the zero-tolerance approach to drink-driving that the law has long taken, drug driving law has always been noticeably less comprehensive. Perhaps due to the higher numbers…
Rank this Week: 216

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Apr 3

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine
    Calls for the increase of minimum wages have surfaced with the constant increase of oil prices. This increase in the prices of gasoline and diesel almost always have the effect of raising all prices of goods and commodities. How is minimum…
Rank this Week: 811

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 6

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.
    The State Bar of Arizona sent out a blast email to members last Thursday afternoon, April 2nd. The email sincerely insincerely asked for comments about its 2015-2019 Strategic Plan “to make sure we haven’t missed anything.”…
  • Mar 21

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.
    I finally saw Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). I wish I’d stayed virtuously ignorant. As an avid movie-goer, I try to see all the Academy Award Best Picture Nominees before the annual self-congratulatory award show…
  • Mar 12

    A life well said.

    A life well said.
    Long time readers know I’m continually inspired by ‘seize-the-day’ true believers of any age and persuasion, but especially by those still sucking the marrow out of life — even as the sun ebbs. Last July, I was…
Rank this Week: 1500

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Apr 6

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

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

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

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

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource
    [This joke reminds me of stories told by clients and fellow HR practitioners. It’s a funny... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 727

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 457

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

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

    Death and Debt

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

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY

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

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES
    Wills Without WitnessesThis is the second article in the series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant…
Rank this Week: 3731

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Mar 24

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg In Radio Berkman 216 we tackle the web as we know it in 2014-2015. Hate speech online, freedom of speech online, censorship and surveillance online, and, of course, whether our smart machines are out…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
Rank this Week: 357

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/
  • Mar 23

    Justice Delayed, Justice Not Served: State of Arizona v. Milke Finally dismissed. After 22 years on Death Row.

    Justice Delayed, Justice Not Served: State of Arizona v. Milke Finally dismissed. After 22 years on Death Row.
    A perjurious lying cop (and a sex pervert) and a prosecution by omission. A SCATHING judicial opinion by one of America's most conservative judges and appellate panels and a wasted life. GOD DAMN IT just because they are cops DOES NOT MEAN…
  • Sep 28

    #RE2pect: The Captain Steps Away

    #RE2pect: The Captain Steps Away
    Today was the end of the Derek Jeter era of my NY Yankees. If it couldn't have ended in NY then I am glad it happened in Boston. That was the city where I became a Yankkee fan. It is the home to half the greatest baseball rivalry RedSox v.…
  • Sep 27

    Friday News Dump: Obama Justice Dept. Will Ask SCOTUS to Support Marriage Equality

    Friday News Dump: Obama Justice Dept. Will Ask SCOTUS to Support Marriage Equality
    Good news for civil rights advocates, the Justice Dept. Civil Division through the Solicitor General's office will urge the Supreme Court to grant full marriage rights to all adults. From where I sit this is good news for a bunch of…
Rank this Week: 1886

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/
Rank this Week: 4805

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 19

    Destroying the dreams of children.

    Destroying the dreams of children.
    Slate has an article today entitled "New Hampshire Legislators Kill Fourth Graders' Bill, Dreams In Front of Them."  The story concerns how fourth grade students from Hampton Falls, New Hampshire had proposed a bill making the Red Tail…
  • Mar 10

    Is Oklahoma ok?

    Is Oklahoma ok?
    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma was shut down this week after a video of members of the fraternity chanting racial slurs hit the Internet.  CNN's story about the incident is here.The CNN story has a number…
  • Feb 26

    Bad at math

    Bad at math
    I have a friend who is a cement mason by trade. Like many construction jobs, in order to be a good cement mason you need to be competent at math. Since I am somewhat math challenged, my friend refers to my mathematical errors as "history…
Rank this Week: 944

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Mar 12

    What’s Cool? Indentation is Cool!

    What’s Cool? Indentation is Cool!
    A small, innovative group like ours is continually forced to make difficult decisions about what projects to take on next.  We just haven’t got the time to try all the things we can think up.  As a result, we’ve had to…
  • Mar 12

    Tax Help from the LII

    Tax Help from the LII
    No, we’re not talking about a tax-deductible donation to the LII (this time–but, feel free to go ahead and donate if you’d like). We’re here instead to introduce a new feature you might not have noticed in 26…
  • Mar 12

    LII Staff Profile: Sylvia Kwakye

    LII Staff Profile: Sylvia Kwakye
    She’s baaaack!  Former LII employee Sylvia Kwakye recently returned to Ithaca, and we are lucky to add her to our staff as a Text Systems Developer. “I practice the dark arts of data mining and natural language processing to…
Rank this Week: 4456

@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
  • Feb 27

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk

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

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

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 27

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

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
Rank this Week: 2806

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Feb 12

    Exonerations in America

    Exonerations in America
    This is a really interesting interactive map created by iLawyerMarketing.com who worked together with criminal defense attorney George Ramos of Ramos & Associates. It brings to light the amount of people[...]The post Exonerations in…
  • Oct 29

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE
    Whit Drake is a personal injury lawyer based in Birmingham, AL. He heads his practice, Drake Law Firm, along with his wife Katherine Drake. The attorneys aim to provide clients[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE appeared first on…
  • Oct 22

    Exoneration Map

    Exoneration Map
    The post Exoneration Map appeared first on Legal News & Information.
Rank this Week: 2313

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

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

    Business Expansion Update: Multi-Color Corporation

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

    Indiana Advancing Carbon Fiber Manufacturing

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

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility
    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 13, 2015) – AeroRepair Corp., an aircraft maintenance service provider, announced plans today to locate a satellite facility here, creating up to 27 new jobs by 2018. The Londonderry, New Hampshire-based…
Rank this Week: 1477

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

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

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

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

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

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

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 214