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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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Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
  • Aug 20

    Two Austin insurance attorneys recognized by peers as Best Lawyers in America

    Two Austin insurance attorneys recognized by peers as Best Lawyers in America
    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — Two Austin attorneys from the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard law firm have been recognized among the best in their perspective areas of practice for 2018. Attorneys Burnie Burner and Betty…
  • Aug 20

    Letter to the editor: Chip Ferguson responds to recent Record editorial written about him

    Letter to the editor: Chip Ferguson responds to recent Record editorial written about him
    This is a letter to the editor sent by Paul "Chip" Ferguson, founder of the Ferguson Law Firm in Beaumont, in response to an Aug. 8 Our View editorial entitled "Chip Ferguson is at it again." The paragraphs in quotations are from the…
  • Aug 18

    Asbestos supervisor sues Motiva after fire erupts, Brent Coon handling case

    Asbestos supervisor sues Motiva after fire erupts, Brent Coon handling case
    BEAUMONT – An asbestos supervisor is suing Motiva Enterprises for injuries he suffered after a fire erupted.Through Beaumont attorney Brent Coon, Joshual McElroy filed his suit Aug. 8 in Jefferson County District Court. Greg Lucchesi is…
Rank this Week: 284

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 20

    New on LLRX – Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Source

    New on LLRX – Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Source
    Via lLRX – Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Sources – Genevieve Zook’s guide to fake news takes a multifaceted, long view of the history of spreading misinformation, through word of…
  • Aug 20

    MIT Technology Review – 2017 Entrepreneurs | Innovators Under 35

    MIT Technology Review – 2017 Entrepreneurs | Innovators Under 35
    “MIT Technology Review, as a rule, focuses on the technology first—the breakthrough, the surprise, the accidental discovery with the potential to upend the way we live. Our annual look at 35 outstanding innovators under 35 is a…
  • Aug 20

    24/7 Wall St – 15 Cities Where You Can See the Total Solar Eclipse

    24/7 Wall St – 15 Cities Where You Can See the Total Solar Eclipse
    “Eclipse-mania is sweeping the United States. From Oregon to South Carolina, 14 states will experience a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. It will be the first event of its kind in the continental U.S. since 1979. A solar eclipse occurs…
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The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    Reflections on the eclipse and ‘known unknowns.’

    Reflections on the eclipse and ‘known unknowns.’
    Anticipating Arizona’s 66% solar eclipse tomorrow — sans ISO-approved glasses — I was thinking about Yogi Berra’s, “You can observe a lot by watching.” Unfortunately, I won’t be outside watching. In…
  • Aug 8

    Guess which bar associations ignore the lawyer financial crisis and which do not?

    Guess which bar associations ignore the lawyer financial crisis and which do not?
    Recent news out of Ohio concerning debt-ridden new lawyers underscores the difference between a mandatory membership bar association and a voluntary one. Ohio is one of 18 states where lawyers can practice without being forced to join their…
  • Jul 27

    Overwrought and over exaggerated but no matter. Over prescribed CLE is always the regulators’ fix.

    Overwrought and over exaggerated but no matter. Over prescribed CLE is always the regulators’ fix.
    There was an apocryphal story — meaning it was likely bullshit — told by a law school professor about a 1-L engineer. As the story goes, the engineer turned wanna-be lawyer quit law school his first year because he was frustrated…
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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 20

    August 21, 2017

    August 21, 2017
  • Aug 20

    The brilliance and potential of our humanity

    The brilliance and potential of our humanity
    The only thing that is constant is change. But the PACE of change we are living through is completely unfathomable. After spending several days in San Francisco at the Singularity University Global Summit with the greatest minds of our time,…
  • Aug 20

    Attorneys become adjunct law professors for enjoyment, opportunity to give back

    Attorneys become adjunct law professors for enjoyment, opportunity to give back
    Whether it’s teaching specialized courses in their area of practice or stepping in to run a core, first-year course when there are not enough full-time faculty, adjunct professors are a staple at Maryland’s law schools. “We…
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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 20

    Connecticut SC backs $41.7M verdict against school for failing to warn of tick bite

    Connecticut SC backs $41.7M verdict against school for failing to warn of tick bite
    The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled “that schools have a duty to warn parents and students of potential hazards associated with field trips – in particular, dangerous insect bites – and let stand a $41.7 million verdict…
  • Aug 19

    On expanding the term “terrorism”

    On expanding the term “terrorism”
    The “terrorism” label throws civil liberties onto the defensive, and frequently serves as a “thought-terminating cliché” justifying expansion of official power. Don’t casually extend it to political or…
  • Aug 19

    “It would have been career suicide to defend me.”

    “It would have been career suicide to defend me.”
    Google Echo Chamber, or Google Hush? Cathy Young interviews now-ex Google programmer James Damore (earlier here, here, and here). Heather Mac Donald writes on how some workplaces are being remade in the image of college speech codes [WSJ] And…
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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
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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/
  • Aug 19

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    In the The Atlantic is a review of Lincoln Mullen's The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America.  Svetlana Alexievich's "magnificent and harrowing" The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World…
  • Aug 18

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    A statue of Clarence Darrow has just gone up in the county courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee, where it joins one of William Jennings Bryan.  This Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of independence for India and Pakistan (which then…
  • Aug 18

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William
    As regular readers know, JOTWELL's Legal History section is a great source for identifying must-read work in our field. Lately I've noticed lots of other JOTWELL sections also calling attention to historical work. Here's a roundup:Writing for…
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JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 19

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate
    A former inmate of the White County Jail, Christel Ward, filed suit [Complaint, PDF] in the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee [official website], Northeastern Division on Thursday claiming that her constitutional rights…
  • Aug 19

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage
    The El Salvador Legislative Assembly [official website] unanimously voted [press release, Spanish] on Thursday to eliminate a law that allowed men to marry minors that they had impregnated. The legal age to marry in El Salvador was 18 even…
  • Aug 19

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017
    Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against a former employer on Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California [official website]…
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Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Aug 19

    Popehat Goes To The Opera: Un ballo in maschera

    Popehat Goes To The Opera: Un ballo in maschera
    It's time once again for Popehat Goes To The Opera, the feature in which I demonstrate that opera is more bizarre, ridiculous, and wonderful than you had realized. Previously I defiled Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte and Wagner's Tannhauser. Let's…
  • Aug 14

    Department of Justice Uses Search Warrant To Get Data On Visitors to Anti-Trump Site

    Department of Justice Uses Search Warrant To Get Data On Visitors to Anti-Trump Site
    I used to have DreamHost as a webhost. We parted ways, but I always admired and appreciated that they reliably stood up for their customers — including me — in the face of bogus legal threats seeking to suppress speech. This week…
  • Aug 14

    America At The End of All Hypothetical

    America At The End of All Hypothetical
    Discussions of free speech in America are usually dominated by hypotheticals — or by slippery slope arguments, if you prefer. The First Amendment unquestionably and broadly protects what we call "hate speech." If you point that out, you…
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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/
  • Aug 19

    A Raymond Chandler Map of Los Angele

    A Raymond Chandler Map of Los Angele
    This item might make a great holiday gift for someone: it's a foldout map of Los Angeles showing points of interest mentioned in Raymond Chandler's novels. Put together by Herb Lester and published by Gestalten. I know it's a little…
  • Aug 17

    "Suits" Spinoff Will Star Gina Torres In a Series Set In Chicago @Suits_USA

    "Suits" Spinoff Will Star Gina Torres In a Series Set In Chicago @Suits_USA
    From The Hollywood Reporter: USA Network is planning a Suits spinoff to star Gina Torres, who plays Jessica Pearson in the current series. The pilot for the possible series will air as Suita' season 7 finale and debut in spring of 2018.…
  • Aug 16

    Makela on Whether Law Is an Academic Discipline

    Makela on Whether Law Is an Academic Discipline
    Finn Makela, Université de Sherbooke, Faculty of Law, has published Is Law an Academic Discipline? at 50(3) R.J.T.U.M. 422 (2017). Here is the abstract. This article engages with the existing literature on the role of legal research in…
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Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Aug 19

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.
    The human mind is prone to misjudge many things in very predictable ways. We now know this from many years of rigorous psychological research. Even scientists dismiss findings of how their own minds operate. Everyone (even data-obsessed…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email out of the blue the other day. It contained a link to an online article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: “Hmmmmmmm…” That meant I…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email yesterday, out of the blue. It contained a link to an article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: Hmmmmmmm… That meant I was supposed to find…
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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: 5

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
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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/
  • Aug 18

    “Situational Excellence” – A Good Concept for Legal Education?

    “Situational Excellence” – A Good Concept for Legal Education?
    I recently spent a week in close proximity to four of my clinical students. We participated in a high-stakes, out-of-state hearing for one of our clients in the Wisconsin Innocence Project. The trip topped off a summer’s worth of…
  • Jul 28

    Scholarship on Bar Exam Alternatives Needed

    Scholarship on Bar Exam Alternatives Needed
    This week, our students sat for bar exams across the country.  Many of us may have once again been thinking about the myriad of critiques we have about the current bar exams – critiques that have been published time and…
  • Jul 26

    Law Student Wellness Awarene

    Law Student Wellness Awarene
    As most are aware, the New York Times published an essay on July 15, 2017, entitled, “The Lawyer, the Addict” recounting the writer’s tragic loss of her lawyer-loved one to drug-overdose.  A significant part of the…
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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/
  • Aug 18

    Presidential Pardon Power

    Presidential Pardon Power
    According to Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” With the recent investigation…
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
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Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    I was asked to comment on arbitration on Channel 3.

    I was asked to comment on arbitration on Channel 3.
  • Dec 1

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS
    WARNING: At some point in your life the unexpected will happen.  If that “unexpected” is sickness, becoming mentally incompetent, or dying, you will need certain legal tools to get you through that period.  As you are…
  • Apr 1

    Death and Debt

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

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 18

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice
    As we’ve already discussed, a recent court ruling determined that when a politician blocks somebody from a social media account used for official business-even if made through private channels-it can be a violation of First Amendment…
  • Aug 17

    Court Rules that Government Officials Blocking Users on Social Media Can Violate First Amendment

    Court Rules that Government Officials Blocking Users on Social Media Can Violate First Amendment
    Social media is everywhere. While sites like Facebook have been around for a while, the sheer number of social media outlets, the number of people on them, and the number of things they are used for has reached unprecedented levels. However,…
  • Aug 15

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud
    Martin Shkreli is, quite arguably, one of the most hated men in the United States of America. After drawing the ire of the nation a few years back with his choice to increase the price of a critical AIDS drug by around 5770%, followed by a…
Rank this Week: 194

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Aug 18

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?
    People who are intoxicated often make bad decisions, including signing contracts they may regret when the hangover kicks in. Can they simply claim intoxication and get out of the deal? The short answer: maybe. One of the four essential…
  • Aug 16

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence
    Juries usually base their verdicts on a small number of crucial points. But lawyers tend to offer as much evidence as possible, believing this will make their case more convincing or fearing they’ll leave something out. Finding the fine…
  • Aug 14

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach
    When the marriage is over, former spouses usually want their property to go somewhere else when they die. At least the revocation-on-divorce statute assumes this is so and renders transfers made to the other spouse null and void. The statute…
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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/
  • Aug 17

    Consortium Formed to Drive Blockchain Adoption in Legal Industry

    Consortium Formed to Drive Blockchain Adoption in Legal Industry
    Bob Craig, chief information officer at Baker Hostetler, has a vision of a technology that will transform the business of law. That technology is blockchain. Craig and his firm are part of a group of law firms and technology companies that…
  • Aug 16

    Patents for Legal Services Technology Rose 484% in 2016

    Patents for Legal Services Technology Rose 484% in 2016
    Patents filed under ‘Legal services and handling legal documents’ I’ve written any number of times about the rapid growth in recent years in the number of legal technology startups. A new report out today from Thomson…
  • Aug 14

    Breaking: $100 Million Investment Combines Litéra, Microsystems, XRef, and The Sackett Group #ILTACON

    Breaking: $100 Million Investment Combines Litéra, Microsystems, XRef, and The Sackett Group #ILTACON
    Just announced at ILTACON in Las Vegas is the combination of four leading legal document technologies – Litéra, Microsystems, XRef and The Sackett Group – into a single business they believe will better serve their more…
Rank this Week: 522

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday August 17, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.Life insurance policies that designate a beneficiary become that beneficiary's property on the day the insured dies. They do…
  • Aug 16

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday August 16, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.A final divorce judgment cannot be granted until one year following the date a married couple separates (unless special grounds for…
  • Aug 15

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday August 15, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Can an employer lawfully terminate an exceptional employee who has had consistently good performance reviews? Under Ontario law, an…
Rank this Week: 83

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Aug 17

    Civil Forfeiture

    Civil Forfeiture
    Last month, Attorney General Sessions described civil forfeiture as “a key tool that helps law enforcement defund organized crime, take back ill-gotten gains, and prevent new crimes from being committed.”  Politicians and…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni Profile: Kathy Gameros 97’, Lawyer at Atwood Gameros, L.L.P.

    Alumni Profile: Kathy Gameros 97’, Lawyer at Atwood Gameros, L.L.P.
    If you’re asking yourself why the last name Gameros sounds familiar it might be because you’re thinking of Bill Gameros. Bill was featured in last month’s Alumni Profile for his work with the LII Bulletin. The West Point…
  • Jul 20

    Thank you

    Thank you
    Friends: If you done it, it ain’t bragging — Walt Whitman First of all, thank you to everyone who donated during our June campaign. It was extremely successful — we met our goal and then some — and all of us here are…
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Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Articles about accident injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/media-blog/
  • Aug 16

    What are the differences between a minor auto accident and a serious auto accident?

    What are the differences between a minor auto accident and a serious auto accident?
    It’s difficult to know the exact point where a minor auto accident becomes a serious auto accident. It’s […] The post What are the differences between a minor auto accident and a serious auto accident? appeared first on…
  • Aug 8

    Houston Medical Malpractice Attorney

    Houston Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Houston Medical Malpractice Attorneys at Sigmon Law PLLC share an article entitled  “Paying Till it Hurts – A […] The post Houston Medical Malpractice Attorneys appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Jul 28

    “When The Party Is Over” Injured On A Party Bu

    “When The Party Is Over” Injured On A Party Bu
    Many people hire a party bus when they want to have a carefree night with a large group […] The post “When The Party Is Over” Injured On A Party Bus appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 1898

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Aug 16

    Make a Will Month: social media after death

    Make a Will Month: social media after death
    Have you thought about what happens to your social media accounts after death? For Make A Will Month we are discussing social media and estate planning. The post Make a Will Month: social media after death appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Aug 11

    Make your will and include your pets too

    Make your will and include your pets too
    When it comes to your estate planning documents, you probably are not thinking about your fur children, but it is something that should not be overlooked. The post Make your will and include your pets too appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Aug 9

    Executor and trustee duties: handling the estate of a loved one

    Executor and trustee duties: handling the estate of a loved one
    When it comes to estate planning is important to understand what are the executor and trustee duties, Amanda Gordon explained on our estate planning series The post Executor and trustee duties: handling the estate of a loved one appeared…
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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 15

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library
    Welcome to our OneL students! We're so glad that you're here, and we want to be sure that you have some important information about the library readily available: Visit the library's website for easy access to the following information:…
  • Jul 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law
    A new website, Happy! Effective Lawyer, dedicated to helping attorneys take "affirmative steps to enhance your engagement, productivity, competency, and happiness," is launching on August 1 (but it's got plenty of great content…
  • Jun 14

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    Colleague Deborah Ginsberg has a great post on how Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics can be a valuable tool for students seeking information about judges, law firms, or the litigation history of a particular company. For example,…
Rank this Week: 592

@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 11

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach
    We are currently less than two weeks away from the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which hit South Florida on August 24, 1992. It was a Monday. I was supposed to start high school that day in Davie, but no schools were open that morning…
  • Mar 15

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?

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

    On the Road to Reform?

    On the Road to Reform?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part IV The need for police reform in Hallandale Beach, FL is self-evident. The ability to accomplish meaningful reform, however, is still questionable. On Tuesday, August 3, The City of Hallandale Beach hosted a…
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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 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
  • Jul 26

    Not so long ago, really.

    Not so long ago, really.
    Yesterday, Joe Posnanski tweeted this:This is astonishing. We talk about Emmett Till as if it was long ago. He would have been the same age as Marv Albert and Digger Phelps. https://t.co/UQ5AOj8C0w— Joe Posnanski (@JPosnanski) July 25,…
  • May 17

    Be candid but not too candid.

    Be candid but not too candid.
    Merriam-Webster provides four definitions of the word candor, They are: (1) whiteness, brilliance; (2) freedom from prejudice or malice; (3) kindliness; and (4) unreserved, honest, or sincere expression.  The first and third definitions…
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Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
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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
  • Aug 8

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT
    Kort begrip van het Nederlands Caribisch Rechtspersonenrecht . . Het rechtspersonenrecht in de Caribische delen van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden heeft de afgelopen jaren een belangrijke ontwikkeling doorgemaakt. Dat geldt in het bijzonder…
  • Jul 1

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO
    Kernoverwegingen beschikking Hof van 13 juni 2017 Op 13 juni 2017 heeft het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie te Curaçao een beschikking gewezen in de enquêteprocedure die door het openbaar ministerie was aangespannen tegen…
  • May 26

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN
    Bundel adviezen tussentijdse ontbinding Staten van Aruba, Curaçao en St. Maarten . In dit door prof.mr Lodewijk Rogier en mr Karel Frielink verzorgde boek zijn de belangrijkste adviezen gebundeld die de afgelopen jaren zijn gegeven…
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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
  • Aug 8

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell
    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL) affects not only employees but employers, too. It is important to stay up to date on this legislation and how its passing can affect your business. Unlike The Family and Medical Leave Act…
  • Jul 27

    Legal Limelight #12

    Legal Limelight #12
    Legal Limelight, a weekly feature, includes a Q&A with one of our attorneys or valued employees. Keep reading to learn all about this week's guest, Jeffrey J. Tyrpak.
  • Jul 20

    Podcast: Saving Struggling Businesse

    Podcast: Saving Struggling Businesse
    Thomas Hughes, Associate Attorney, and Scott Mecham, Director of Business Operations, sit down to discuss HoganWillig's efforts to help struggling businesses get back on track.
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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/
  • Aug 4

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce several new Modern Manuscript collections now open for research.  This material dates from the late nineteenth century to the present day and spans the legal history of the…
  • Jun 27

    Library Closed July 3-4

    Library Closed July 3-4
    The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, resuming our regular service on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.  For FAQ and research guides in our absence, please visit Ask a Librarian.
  • Jun 22

    Evidence in Ink

    Evidence in Ink
    One of the pleasures of cataloging, especially of older books and manuscripts, is coming across unexpected traces of earlier times and lives. Scraps of an early manuscript liturgy or an almanac used in a binding; a series of former…
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The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Truck and tractor accidents happen every single day in the U.S. It's estimated that more than 4,000 people die each year in accidents that involve large trucks. This…
  • Jun 28

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your…
  • May 15

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Finding the Right Injury Lawyer: 5 Practical Tips p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 10.5px Verdana; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2…
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Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
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VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Jul 31

    25 for 25: Envisioning Free Access to Caselaw

    25 for 25: Envisioning Free Access to Caselaw
    by Adam Ziegler If I could snap my fingers and make it so, the Web would offer free and open access to every statute, regulation and court ruling ever issued. Unfortunately, finger-snapping doesn’t seem to work. What does work is…
  • Jul 14

    The debate on research quality criteria for legal scholarship’s assessment: some key question

    The debate on research quality criteria for legal scholarship’s assessment: some key question
    Ginevra Peruginelli (Institute of Theory and Techniques of Legal Information of the National Research Council of Italy) [Ed. note:  This instalment of our 25-for-25 looks, at first, like a bit of a departure for us — it talks about…
  • Jun 23

    25 for 25: Law as Data

    25 for 25: Law as Data
    by David Curle In order to agree to write about something that is 25 years old, you almost have to admit to being old enough to have something to say about it. So I might as well get my old codger bona fides out of the way.  I came of…
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May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
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First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Jul 5

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber Since April, entrepreneurs have gathered every Wednesday at the Speak Easy in Broad Ripple for One Million Cups- an event designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurial-minded people…
  • Jul 5

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber To continue expanding their reach of support to small businesses, the Indy Chamber, the CISBDC’s host, recently released the Indy Resource Navigator, an online directory that connects…
  • Jul 5

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber
    Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (CISBDC) advised two small businesses that were recently awarded the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s (ISBDC) EDGE Awards. Celebrating economic development and growth through…
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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
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
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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/
  • Jun 14

    Crazy is Crazy and That is Nobody's Fault.

    Crazy is Crazy and That is Nobody's Fault.
    Today I awoke to the news that some Sixty Six Year Old nut job from Illinois decided he was going to make a point of embarrassing himself and his causes by killing or at least wounding a bunch of Republican Congressmen and Senators who get…
  • May 29

    Memorial Day 2017: RememberingWhy We Remember.

    Memorial Day 2017: RememberingWhy We Remember.
    Our freedom and our lives were and are preserved by those that served our country in War and Peace as Soldiers Sailors Airmen and Marines.Their efforts and their lives were spent in service of not just a nation, but an ideal. That all men are…
  • May 17

    Let's Play "News, Not News, Fake News"!

    Let's Play "News, Not News, Fake News"!
    Okay Team, I am getting really tired of all the Bullshit that people get nuts about. Some is actual news, some while true, isn't really news and of course some stories are pure fabrication or so devoid of the truth that it is...well,…
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Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • May 23

    Knee Replacements and Hospital-Acquired Infection

    Knee Replacements and Hospital-Acquired Infection
    Should you get a total knee replacement? This question is officially bouncing off walls and echoing down halls in doctor offices’ across America. Total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries are higher[...] The post Knee Replacements and…
  • Feb 22

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning

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

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL

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

Going to the Mat

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

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    No Handmaid's Tale Here

    No Handmaid's Tale Here
    But maybe you should take a look at the latest member of the UN's Women's Rights Council- Saudi Arabia. https://thewriterinblack.com/2017/05/04/the-handmaids-tale/______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs & Stepover
  • Apr 30

    Liberal Fascism

    Liberal Fascism
    It is not just a Jonah Goldberg bookntitle and warning. It is here, now. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-free-speech-kass-0430-20170428-column.html______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs &…
  • Apr 6

    Ooops.....

    Ooops.....
    People in glass houses should not throw stones. I wonder how many of the other Senators have equal pay between their male and female staff?…
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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 29

    Robots and the law

    Robots and the law
    My latest article for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers.
  • Mar 14

    How Twitter work

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

    Using a bus lane as a cash cow

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

Avoidance Action Update Blog

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

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2017

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/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

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

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

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

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

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1337

Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

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

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

    Year In Review, 2016

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

    Year in Review, 2015.

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

    Year in Review, 2014.

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